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  • Cover of Waka Flocka Flame Arrested For Gun Possession [Update: Waka's Rep Makes Statement]
    We all know Waka Flocka Flame goes hard in the paint, but who knew that he considers airports "the paint"? The Brick Squad Monopoly rapper was arrested this morning when TSA in Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport found a loaded handgun inside of his luggage.
  • Cover of Waka Flocka Flame Shares "Flockaveli 2" Artwork
    Hear that? That's the sound of hip-hop's loudest MC crafting a sequel to his most aggressive project to date. Yes, though it's been reported that Waka Flocka Flame has been hard at work on Flockaveli 2 for quite some time, today brings new hope for that project in the form of artwork.
  • Cover of 50 Cent's Son Takes Photo With Floyd Mayweather
    50 Cent's son continues to bro down with his father's enemies. Marquise Jackson seems to have inherited the troll gene from Fif, deciding to take a unique approach to rebelling against his father.
  • Cover of Freddie Gibbs Announces Tour
    Freddie Gibbs has been behind two great releases this year: a collaborative album with Madlib called Piñata and a joint EP with The World's Freshest called The Tonite Show.
  • Cover of Waka Flocka Will Pay You $50,000 A Year To Roll His Blunts
    Calling all blunt masters. If you consider yourself proficient at rolling up L's, Waka Flocka Flame may have an employment opportunity for you.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Speaks On Taunting Floyd Mayweather & Bringing G-Unit Back Together
    50 Cent has been poking fun at boxing champion Floyd Mayweather over the course of the last week, claiming that Mayweather is unable to read and challenging him to a read off. The taunting continued for a few days on Fif's Instagram page.
  • Cover of Stream Ca$h Out's "Let's Get It"
    // Tomorrow, Ca$h Out will drop Let's Get It, his long-awaited debut album. His label, eOne Music, has decided to stream the project in full on SoundCloud a day early. Check it out below.
  • Cover of 50 Cent's Floyd Mayweather Clowning Persists
    50 Cent is willing to play dirty. We've seen the G-Unit rapper take things just a little too far in many of his beefs, and his latest tiff with Floyd Mayweather is no exception.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Makes Fun Of Floyd Mayweather's Ability To Read; Audio Of Floyd Struggling To Read Gets Released [Update: Mayweather Responds]
    The struggle is real. We've seen just about every celebrity, relevant and non-relevant, take on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and go on to challenge their fellow celebrity friends to do the same.
  • Cover of On The Come Up: YS
    HotNewHipHop's On The Come Up series profiles rising stars in the rap game that show strong promise and the will to succeed. Most of the time, they're new to the site but deserve some shine.
  • Cover of Pharrell, Tyler, The Creator, Mac Miller, Rick Ross & More To Perform At Camp Flog Gnaw
    In a press release from today, Odd Future has announced the line up for their upcoming annual Camp Flog Gnaw carnival. Of course you can expect some of the OFWGKTA members to be performing, as well as some of their friends. One such friend happens to be Pharrell Williams, who will headline the event.
  • Cover of On The Come Up: Bukkweat Bill
    HotNewHipHop's On The Come Up series profiles rising stars in the rap game that show strong promise and the will to succeed. Most of the time, they're new to the site but deserve some shine.
  • Cover of Ca$h Out Announces Debut Album "Let's Get It," Shares Tracklist And Artwork
    Around two years after he broke out with "Cashin' Out," Atlanta's Ca$h Out is finally ready to release his long-awaited debut album. Let's Get It, as the LP is titled, will drop on August 26th.
  • Cover of Nelly Addresses Floyd Mayweather Conflict
    Earlier this week, we reported that 50 Cent took an Instagram jab at Floyd Mayweather with regard to Nelly stealing the boxer's ex-girlfriend. Now, Nelly himself has come forth regarding the issue, denying beef but still offering a few choice words for Mayweather regarding the boxer's intelligence. 
  • Cover of 50 Cent Takes Jab At Floyd Mayweather On Instagram
    Floyd Mayweather has had his share of beefs with hip-hop artists over the past few years (including a major riff with T.I. over the past few weeks), but perhaps no battle has lasted as long as that between him and G-Unit head honcho 50 Cent.
  • Cover of Floyd Mayweather Says He Slept With T.I.'s Wife Tiny [Update: Mayweather Says He Was Misquoted]
    Back in May, T.I. and Floyd Mayweather made headlines when they were spotted having a confrontation at a Fatburger in Las Vegas.
  • Cover of Waka Flocka's Upcoming EDM Album Will Be Called "Turn Up God"
    Rappers are constantly deifying themselves, some more specifically than others. Lil B is the Based God, Smoke DZA, the Kushed God, Gucci Mane, the Trap God, Eminem, the "Rap God", and Kanye West is just "a God".
  • Cover of The 1017 Brick Squad Timeline
    Ah, Gucci Mane. One of the most controversial figures in Atlanta hip-hop, his extracurricular activities and legal struggles often overshadow his actual music, especially when he's wylin' out on Twitter for the whole world to see.
  • Cover of Fantastic Flows Follow Up: MCs With The Best Flows
    Two days back we had an article about the origins of certain flows, and some of our ever reliable commenters took it to be some sort of ranking of the best flows, which was not the case. The entire point of the article was to point out that some flows are influenced by region, and some by other artists.
  • Cover of The Progression Of Fantastic Flows
    Soooo, I was assigned an article about tracing the origin of a lot of the flows in hip hop to different regions around the country. Originally, I thought that would be fairly easy to do, and to a certain extent it is, but the article really went in a different direction the more research I was doing.
  • Cover of Migos Respond To 2 Chainz Saying They Took Their Flow From Three 6 Mafia
    It's pretty common knowledge that Migos became widely popular after Drake hopped on their "Versace" record, and borrowed what many now pinpoint as the Migos flow. It's a choppy flow that we've seen take on different shapes and forms over the past year depending on who borrows it.
  • Cover of T.I. Is Done Talking About Floyd Mayweather
    For the few gossip hungry hip-hop fans who have been anxiously anticipating Tip's comments on what instigated the fight between him and professional boxer Floyd Mayweather, it looks like you're going to have to wait indefinitely. 
  • Cover of It's Yo Birthday: Waka Flocka's Top 21 Tracks
    Today Juaquin James Malphurs known better to us as Waka Flocka Flame turns 28. 
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Was Paid 50K To Attend Iyanna Mayweather's Birthday Party
    Nicki Minaj may be able to retire from music and live comfortably off her image. According to a new report by TMZ, Minaj was paid the sum of $50,000 by boxer Floyd Mayweather just to show her face at his daughter's 14th birthday party.
  • Cover of Waka Flocka Reported To Have Eloped With Tammy Rivera
    Waka Flocka Flame has been engaged to fellow Love & Hip Hop Hip Atlanta star Tammy Rivera for a minute, but as far as we knew, a wedding wasn't planned anywhere in the near future.
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