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  • Cover of Snoop Dogg's Uncle June Bug Passed Away
    If you followed Snoop's live performances, then you might recall Snoop Lion's uncle, June Bug who became a fixture in Snoop's live shows, often dancing to entertain the crowd. We are sorry to report that Snoop's uncle passed away earlier this morning after battling with colon cancer. 
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: March 22- March 28
    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.
  • Cover of Chief Keef Is Paying For Infant Jakariah Patterson's Funeral In The Wake Of Unbelievable Tragedy
    According to his instagram, Chief Keef is paying for the funeral of Jakariah Patterson. If you haven't been aware of this case, Jakariah was a two year old who was found beaten to death earlier this month. 
  • Cover of No Malice Denies Clipse Album Rumors Again
    Even though he had already squashed rumors of a new Clipse album last month, No Malice was recently asked about the project again in an interview with Rapzilla at SXSW. His answer was no different this time around, and this should definitely put all hopes of a new Clipse album to sleep.
  • Cover of Young Thug Has Reportedly Been Signed To Atlantic Since Last Year
    Young Thug's label situation has been a confusing one to say the least. The rapper has hinted at signing with Future's Freebandz imprint, as well as more recently Cash Money, and then there's the question of whether there was any paperwork involved in his affiliation with Gucci Mane's 1017 Brick Squad.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Won His Lawsuit Against WorldStarHipHop
    50 Cent filed a lawsuit against WorldStarHipHop.com back in 2009, after his image was used on the header of the website without his permission. Fif argued that the picture left visitors with the impression that the rapper owned or was affiliated with the site.
  • Cover of Statik Selektah Announces New Album "What Goes Around..." [Update: Release Date Revealed]
     After releasing his latest album, Extended Play, on the same day as Kanye’s Yeezus, & Cole’s Born Sinner, Statik Selektah is already back putting out another project for his fans.
  • Cover of Danity Kane Announce New "No Filter" Tour
    Danity Kane are vying for another 15 minutes of fame, and have announced a new tour titled the "No Filter" tour. As we initially reported back in August, Danity Kane were planning to get back together, without help from their creator Diddy and without former member D. Woods.
  • Cover of Young Thug Is Naming His Next Project "Carter VI"
    For those of you who thought you'd never see a Carter VI, its now looking like a real possibility-- though it won't be Lil Wayne on the mic. According to Young Thug-- who has continuously cited Wayne as his sole influence --his next project will be titled Carter VI.
  • Cover of Stream Mobb Deep's Album "The Infamous Mobb Deep"
    Over the weekend snippets of the Mobb Deep anniversary album The Infamous Mobb Deep began circulating thanks to Amazon. Today, before the album actually arrives on April 1st, we've received an official stream for the album which the duo tweeted out on Twitter.
  • Cover of Future Explains His Role In Beyoncé's "Drunk In Love"
    Future debuted a new song at SXSW that bore a striking resemblance to Beyoncé's "Drunk In Love". Due to his brief (somewhat confusing) introduction to the track, as well as the melodic similarities within it, rumors began to circulate that Future had a role in writing the song.
  • Cover of Young Money/Cash Money: The Complete Current Roster
    Bryan "Birdman" Williams and Ronald "Slim" Williams founded Cash Money Records over twenty years ago. New Orleans rap collective the Hot Boys were one of Cash Money's earliest successes, which has since turned into perhaps the flashiest label of them all.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Says Of Nicki Minaj's "Lookin Ass": "You Could Do Better"
    Lil Wayne and his Young Money family recently delivered a new compilation album Young Money: Rise Of An Empire, which had somewhat of an uninspired tracklist and did not seem to go over too well with the fans.
  • Cover of A$AP Rocky Says Sophomore Album Is "Coming ASAP"
    Fans of the Southern-influenced New York native A$AP Rocky have been fiending for new music from him since his debut album Long.Live.A$AP (and his debut mixtape Live.Love.A$AP) dropped over a year ago.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Thinks Eminem Is Underrated, "More Hood Than So Many People Out There"
    50 Cent recently sat down with Noisey to talk about his upcoming album, Animal Ambition, as well as his frequent collaborator, Eminem.
  • Cover of First Week Sales For Young Money's "Rise Of An Empire" Are In
    Despite having big tracks like "Lookin' Ass" and "Trophies" attached to it, Young Money's Rise Of An Empire, much like the Rich Gang compilation before it, suffered from a lack of promotion.
  • Cover of Young Thug Clears Up Ambiguous Label Status
    It's been a bizarre saga as to where Young Thug's affiliations lie. First, he claimed to be a free agent no longer with Atlantic. Then, he inferred that he signed to Cash Money, but then labelhead Birdman quickly denied it.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Reveals Some Features From "Animal Ambition"
    50 Cent, like the rest of the music industry, is in Austin, Texas for SXSW right now, and after performing a new track, "Hold On", Fif participated in a fairly disorganized interview backstage-- but we did learn some things. 
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: March 8- March 14
    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.
  • Cover of Wiz Khalifa, Young Thug, Vic Mensa & More Perform At SXSW Fader Fort
    There have been plenty of big hip hop showcases and sets going on at SXSW this year, but the last couple of days at the Fader Fort have been pretty solid.
  • Cover of Migos Working On Debut Album "Y.R.N. 2", Aiming For Up To Twenty Songs On The Record
    Migos, the Atlanta-based trio that put forward hits like "Versace," has already recorded a large amount of content for the 2014 year, but according to an interview the three took with XXL at SXSW, it looks like Migos is queuing up to release their debut album in addition to the other projects they've committed to.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Will Do An Album After "Carter V" For $25-35 Million
    Lil Wayne has stated that Tha Carter V will be his final solo album, but fans have been split on whether to believe his claim. The Young Money leader made similar promises before Tha Carter IV was released, yet he's continued to release music since.
  • Cover of Auto-Tune: Hip-Hop's Rejuvenation
    People do not like change. Music fans, especially. When the use of Auto-Tune exploded in the mid-2000s, many were skeptical. Today, many still are. Since its creation in 1997, Auto-Tune has crept its way into virtually every genre of music, most notably Hip-hop/R&B.
  • Cover of Rich Homie Quan Says His Joint Project With Young Thug Is The "Best Collabo Since OutKast"
    Young Thug revealed that he and Rich Homie Quan would be releasing a joint mixtape in the near future, and while promises of collaborative projects rarely see any results these days, this one may just come to fruition.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Describes "Animal Ambition" & Talks On Tony Yayo's G-Unit Comments
    50 Cent revealed the cover art for his upcoming album Animal Ambition last night, along with a 'release calendar' for when you can expect new music off the project to drop. The first tracks coming up are "Hold On" and "Don't Worry 'Bout It" with Yo Gotti, both due out on March 18th.
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