Earl Sweatshirt speaks on touring Canada, his distaste for the word "Lyrical," and Drake's grandma-esque qualities.
De La Soul Are Offering Their Entire Discography For Free Download Today Feb 14, 2014 at 10:00am 5,200 Views
That's right, folks - pioneering hip-hop trio De La Soul are offering the dopest Valentine's Day gift any true hip-hop head could ask for. In celebration of the 25th anniversary of their classic debut album 3 Feet High and Rising, they're providing their entire catalogue for free via their official website, for a period of 25 hours beginning at 11AM EST today.
Tracklist Revealed For Mac Miller's "Watching Movies With The Sound Off" May 24, 2013 at 11:43pm 35,508 Views
// With the release date of his sophomore album quickly approaching, it's only fitting that the official tracklisting for Mac Miller's project gets revealed.
Jurassic 5 just re-formed at Coachella, but it seems the festival gig is just the beginning of their reunion performances. The group has announced a slew of international dates, including a couple more festival appearances. The tour will span fron June 9th to August 10th, and will cover 3 continents. Check out the full list of dates, as well as their full Coachella set below.
Raz-B On Life Support After Bottle Attack [Update: Raz-B Is Off Life Support & Stable] Aug 18, 2013 at 06:38pm 88 Views
Former B2K member Raz-B is currently in a coma at a hospital in China after he was hit in the face with a bottle at a nightclub. The 28-year-old was performing at a club in China on Thursday and was smashed in the face with a glass bottle while trying to break up a fight that erupted in the crowd. Hours after the incident, he underwent minor surgery to repair a gash in his lip.
As the Internet expands and social media continues to bring us all closer together, more and more artists are able to attain widespread exposure, for better or worse.
Jay Z Speaks On Losing The Hyphen & How He Used To "Really Suck" Live Aug 2, 2013 at 02:45pm 16,867 Views
Jay Z has made quite the promotional run in the last few months, and doesn't seem to be stopping anytime soon. The rapper called into Big Boy's morning show on power 106 to speak on a variety of topics.
Gucci Mane Apologizes For Recent Behaviour, Cites Addiction & Plans To Check Into Rehab Sep 22, 2013 at 12:49pm 37,401 Views
Things haven't been going so well for Gucci Mane as of late. He was arrested in Atlanta last week after threatening police officers who responded to a neighbour's complaint of "irregular behaviour" from him.
The sensational trio Migos have let loose over five projects since their liftoff back in 2011. After linking with Quality Control Music founder and previous manager to Jeezy and Gucci Mane, Coach K, the Atlanta-based squad became one of the hottest commodities nationwide.
“Internet rapper” has generally forever been considered a negative term. In the eyes of many core hip-hop heads, being real life-hot is always more favorable than being internet-hot. Often, however, it’s the opposite that’s true. “Bad publicity” may not even exist anymore.
An important facet of memorable groups throughout hip-hop history is chemistry: the dynamics every member brings to the table is an essential part of a group's success. Black Hippy's rise to the top has been so prevalent and quick because each of their four main members - Ab-Soul, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock and Kendrick Lamar - each bring something radically different to what the crew represents.
Tyler, The Creator Says He Doesn't "Give A Fuck" About White People Using N-Word Feb 27, 2013 at 11:06am 21,901 Views
Tyler, The Creator is a very free-talking individual, so it may comes as no surprise that he and his Odd Future affiliates do not care at all about White people using the word "nigga." In his usual form, the OF frontman jumped from topic to topic while speaking to Hot 97, and one topic which arose was the use of "nigga" by White people. "We don't actually give a fuck about that shit," Tyler s
J. Cole is definitely winning in most regards. This year he's outsold Kanye West, took over urban radio with "Power Trip," and been mentioned in Kendrick's now ubiquitous "Control" verse. Still, the rapper gets his share of criticisms. One of which that turns up almost exclusively is that his music is "boring". J.
This week we see a few fluctuations within Charts Don't Lie, however Nicki Minaj keeps the #2 spot on lock with The Pinkprint. It's not a bad resting place per say, although we're sure #1 would have felt that much better. Nicki's numbers have been better than we expected, however, they're no Taylor Swift. In her second week out, she brought her total sales to just over 300k-- J.
Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" Pose Gets Photoshopped Into Famous Paintings Jul 27, 2014 at 10:12am 49,971 Views
Nicki Minaj has a tendency to get the internet going crazy, but when she revealed the artwork to her upcoming single, "Anaconda", she took it to the next level. On top of the initial shock, and subsequent applause for the booty-centric photo, it's also been appearing in plenty of unexpected places (shower curtains, and the Google logo among them).
Monster, the company that manufactures Dr. Dre's & Jimmy Iovine's "Beats By Dre" headphones, is now parting ways with Beats Electronic at the end of their current contract. Beats has decided not to renew their contract for another five years.
Underrated Audio aims to provide you with some dope looks from the last seven days that flew under most peoples' radars. While they may have received front-page placement on HNHH, they didn't get as many views as they deserve, so we shine a little more light on them right here.
Complex reports that The Roots drummer and hip-hop icon Questlove is all set to executive produce a new VH1 music-based series titled "Soundclash" for the network's Fall programming schedule. The show is intended to showcase three artists from different sounds and genres of music performing on one stage.
The other week things seemed precarious within Maybach Music Group, as Meek Mill publicly outed Wale for what he saw as a lack of support on his upcoming LP Dreams Worth More Than Money. Of course, Wale had his own side of the story to share, which he did via Instagram later that same day.
Shortly after the passing of Hustle Gang's Doe B, we have more unfortunate news concerning rap affiliates. Waka Flocka's younger brother, Kayo Redd, who was also an aspiring rapper, has passed away.
Big Sean's Ex-Fiancee Naya Rivera Marries New Man Three Months After Break Up Jul 23, 2014 at 02:07pm 45,321 Views
Not strictly hip-hop news, but it's making the rounds today across Twitter and the blogs: Naya Rivera married her new boyfriend just three months after breaking things off with Big Sean.
Raury Meets Kanye West, Unveils Tracklist And Artwork For "Indigo Child" Aug 20, 2014 at 05:46pm 15,130 Views
Back in April, a 17-year-old singer/songwriter from Atlanta named Raury released a video for his track "God's Whisper" that would eventually lead to the biggest break of his young career. Apparently, Kanye West saw the video recently, and liked it so much that he flew Raury out to meet him.
Asher Roth let go a laid-back new single moments ago, "Tangerine Girl", which has production from his frequent collaborators the Blended Babies. As it turns out, the Blended Babies and Asher will have more work together than just "Tangerine Girl" on the forthcoming RetroHash LP-- they're producing the entire thing.
Iggy Azalea Shades Britney Spears Over Lacklustre "Pretty Girls" Single Jun 29, 2015 at 03:22pm 14,668 Views
Girl power united on Britney Spears new single "Pretty Girls" which features Australian rapper Iggy Azalea. The song was pretty horrible, even our audience gave it a "NOT FEELING IT" rating (only thing worse is "MAKE IT STOP").
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