Yeezus turned 36 yesterday.
Even the grittiest of gangster rappers have their mothers to thank for much of their success, and they don't always get the credit or respect they deserve. As such, and in celebration of Mother's Day, we've compiled a gallery of 25 photos of emcees with their moms, from Tupac Shakur to Kanye West.
Photos: Big Sean Links Up With Eminem & Royce Da 5'9" In Studio Apr 26, 2013 at 06:50pm 26,028 Views
Big Sean has talked about collaborating with his fellow Detroit emcee, Eminem, for quite some time now. It looks like the two finally locked in studio time together alongside Royce Da 5'9", not to mention, Big Sean also got some solo time in with Royce Da 5'9".
Throughout the years we have seen an assortment of Jordan Fusions rise and fall. Remember the Jordan Dub Zero? How about the CMFT 13s? Forgettable as past fusions have been, there have been some success stories. The Jordan Spizike for instance, combining elements of the Jordan III, IV, VI, IX and XX, continues to have new colorways release every year, many of which end up selling out.
As reported by HipHopWired, Chief Keef has been letting loose in Paris. He left earlier this week to work on new music with Kanye West and Young Chop in the French capital. The young Chicagoan rapper has been documenting his trip on Instagram, and the photos aren't your typical tourist shots.
Jay-Z & Beyonce celebrated their 5-year anniversary (which lands on April 4th) by taking a trip to Havana, Cuba, this past week.The couple celebrated their anniversary in Cuba as tourists (although that's not techinically legal for U.S.
Sean Kingston returned to the music scene a few weeks ago with the high-profile single "Beat It" featuring Chris Brown & Wiz Khalifa, and now visuals for the track have been filmed. Intended as a summer single, the video (directed by Colin Tilley) was shot on the beach in Malibu, and a Lamborghini can be seen in the photos.
Jay-Z has once again been caught in the studio, which hopefully means he's working on new material for his 12th studio album, although no word has confirmed this yet. Three days ago a photo surfaced of the rapper accompanied by Timbaland and Mike WiLL Made It.
Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, Meek Mill & More Featured In GQ Style UK Mar 20, 2013 at 11:48am 55 Views
Hip-hop and fashion have always been linked in some shape or form. Currently, some of the biggest names in the rap industry, as well as some of the up and comers, are considered style icons and extremely influential.
BTS Photos: Jay-Z, Mariah Carey, Usher, Ludacris, & Nelly At So So Def 20th Anniversary Show Feb 24, 2013 at 11:31am 38 Views
Last night, Jermaine Dupri organized an event to celebrate the 20th anniversary of his label So So def. Many artists from the label performed, including Bow Wow, Da Brat, Anthony Hamilton, Dondria, Jagged Edge, Xscape, and more.
BTS Photos: French Montana & Nicki Minaj's Video Shoot For "Freaks" Feb 19, 2013 at 09:31am 128 Views
French Montana recently revealed that the reason upcoming album, Excuse My French, was pushed back was due to a last-minute single switch up. French pushed for the bizzare dancehall-fusion track, "Freaks", with Nicki Minaj as the second official single for the album. While French insisted the track was destined to top the charts, reactions have been mixed.
After the awards, the celebration was in full swing around town last night. Highlights include Jay-Z actually drinking from his award, and party photos of Chris Brown, Nas, 2 Chainz, Rihanna, Usher, Trinidad James - all enjoying the festivities.Check out some highlight photos from the 55th Annual Grammy Awards after parties below.
With performances from Miguel, Wiz Khalifa, Rihanna, Alicia Keys, an ensemble tribute to Bob Marley and Justin Timberlake's return to the Grammy stage, the night saw wins from Frank Ocean, Drake, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Lecrae, Usher and more. Check out some highlight photos from the 55th Annual Grammy Awards, including red carpet, floor, on-stage and performance pics below.
BTS Photos: Lil Wayne & Snoop Dogg Face Off In Celebrity Beach Bowl Feb 2, 2013 at 07:47pm 105 Views
Lil Wayne is a huge football fan. He's known to be a rampant supporter of the Green Bay Packers, even recording a tribute song for them a couple years back.
Alicia Keys' birthday was a week ago, and she took the opportunity to release a remix of her "Brand New Me" single to show appreciation for fan love.She shot a video for it yesterday in Brooklyn with Jada Pinkett Smith. Keys rocked camo and they both wore Reeboks designed by her. Expect minimalist visuals. A$AP Rocky is supposed to make an
BTS Photos: Video Shoot For Trinidad James' "All Gold Everything (Remix)" With T.I., Young Jeezy & 2 Chainz Feb 1, 2013 at 09:52am 1 View
Shortly after inking a major label deal, Trinidad James dropped the official remix to his break-out single "All Gold Everything," nabbing some ATL spitters for the features. A video for the remix was appropriately shot in Atlanta with Trinidad, T.I., Young Jeezy and 2 Chainz and we have some photos from the set.Check them out below.
BTS Photos: Video Shoot For Gucci Mane's "Nothing On You" Featuring Wiz Khalifa Jan 30, 2013 at 03:18pm 1 View
When Gucci Mane isn't attending Career Day at local Atlanta middle schools, he finds the time to shoot videos for his big singles, such as "Nothing On You" featuring Wiz Khalifa.Gucci's close friend Waka Flocka showed up to the shoot as well, check out photos from the set below.[via]
Beyonce is scheduled for another big performance this weekend, following her lip-synching scandal at President Obama's inauguration last week.
Frank Ocean has been busy lately, as he was in the studio recently, and we all know how that ended up. He also has been constructive and working on the visuals for one of the stand out tracks from his stellar studio debut channel ORANGE. Check out some pics of Ocean rocking a yellow suit and a powder blue tuxedo shirt on the set of the video for “Forrest Gump”.
Yo Gotti and Birdman linked up this past weekend to shoot a video for the track "Check". The song is Yo Gotti's and the Cash Money CEO made an appearance on the joint which was originally featured on Gotti's CM7: The World Is Yours mixtape. Check out some behind the scenes photos of the video shoot below. [Via AHH]
With Halloween being today, HNHH decided to collect some of the best photos we could find of rappers wearing Halloween costumes. 'Cause what's funnier than seeing a rapper in a Halloween costume? Not much.Scroll through rappers in various Halloween get-ups throughout the years. And make sure you stop at #5 and absorb the hilarity that is Drake dressed up as an elf. Happy Halloween!
Check out some pics from Greystone Manor's Hennessy Halloween party. We found Jermaine Dupri floating in space, "King" Christina Millian, Neyo as an R&B crooner, Drumma Boy dressed as a Super Producer, and Hit boy and Joie Chavis too. Chris Brown and Karrueche were present (but sat at separate tables) and did not pose for the camera, but all had a great night.
Check out some concert and backstage photos of Waka Flocka during his Triple F Life Tour. Photos by: Mike DeLeon
Team Hennessy owned a "Very Special" JL nights birthday celebration with Common, LA Dodger's Matt Kemp, Marcedes Lewis of the Jacksonville Jaguars, and NBA player Kenyon Martin the other night. Check out some photos from the event above.
The seventh annual BET Hip Hop Awards delivered an evening filled with hip hop's biggest stars and performances. One of those happened to be Busta Rhymes' custom "Hip Hop General" look and French Montana's "Hip Hop Royalty" ensemble. Montana's outfit was for his surprise performance with rapper Future and Diddy, while Rhymes' outfit was a salute to the late music executive Chris Lighty.
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