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  • Cover of Lil Herb Reveals That He's Working With Common And Rich Homie Quan
     Nicki Minaj's recent track "Chi-Raq" was the biggest look that Lil Herb's gotten thus far in his young career, and according to him, it's made a lot of other artists interested in him.
  • Cover of Katie Got Bandz Talks On "Drillary Clinton 2", Chicago's Violence & More
    Katie Got Bandz is one of the few female MCs in the Chicago drill movement that is currently making waves in the entire rap scene.
  • Cover of Kanye West & Common Launch Initiative To Create 20,000 Jobs For Chicago Youth
    Youth gang violence in Chicago has seen a huge increase in recent years, and Chi-town natives Kanye West and Common are doing their part to put a stop to it.
  • Cover of Saigon Launches Label, Announces New Album
    Saigon had a lot of trouble releasing his debut album. While the record was first scheduled for a 2007 release, it didn't hit shelves until 2011.
  • Cover of G.O.O.D. Producer Evian Christ Sheds Light On Kanye West's Upcoming Album
    You may not recognize the name Evian Christ, although you probably should as he's a producer signed to G.O.O.D. music and part of Ye's Very G.O.O.D. Beats production team.
  • Cover of Chicago Rapper, Blood Money, Passes Away
    The Chicago violence has taken away another young aspiring rapper from us. On Thursday morning, Glo Gang affiliate, Blood Money, was gunned down in his hometown of Chicago, Illinois.
  • Cover of Naya Rivera And Big Sean Call Off Their Engagement
    There's trouble in paradise, folks - we'll spare you a Glee pun.
  • Cover of Lil Herb Discusses Collaborating With Nicki Minaj For Her New Track "Chi-Raq"
    Nicki Minaj is in the midst of the rollout for her upcoming album The Pink Print, the latest reveal being a new record titled "Chi-Raq", which she dropped in the early hours of yesterday morning.
  • Cover of Blu Reveals Artwork & Tracklist For Double Disc Album "Good To Be Home"
    Blu released the first taste of his forthcoming album Good To Be Home at the beginning of March, with the ode to L.A. "The West." Today we've learned that Good To Be Home will actually be a double disc album, each disc containing ten records.
  • Cover of Rumors Circulate That French Montana & Khloe Kardashian Are Dating
    Here's a healthy dose of Monday afternoon gossip. After her whole debacle with NBA player Lamar Odom, Khloe Kardashian seems to be back on her independent woman grind.
  • Cover of Lil Bibby Discusses Upcoming EP "The Book", Buying A House In Chicago & More
    Lil Bibby is quickly catapulting into rap fame following the release of his debut project, Free Crack, in November.
  • Cover of Migos Involved In Miami Shooting [Update: Migos Respond To Drive-By]
    Early this morning, Migos were involved in a shooting in Northwest Miami, on Interstate 95. According to Florida's Channel 7 news, an unspecified passenger in the group's van was "shot in the leg, suffering non-life-threatening injuries." The victim was driven to Jackson Memorial Hospital.
  • Cover of Chief Keef Reportedly Taken Into Custody Following Shooting
    Chief Keef seems to be back to his old ways, after a brief rehab stint (followed by a single called "Fuck Rehab"). Last week we reported on his arrest for DUI, and today another incident has reportedly led to Keef being in police custody. However, it appears that this one may have simply been a case of bad timing.
  • 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 Canadian Government Gives Drake $300,000 For OVO Fest
    Another year, another OVO Fest. At least that's how it is if you're the highly successful rapper/singer, Drake who recieved 300 grand in government funding for this year's festival. The grant comes from the Celebrate Ontario program brought to you by the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.
  • Cover of Stream Onyx's New Album #WakeDaFucUp In Its Entirety
    May the remaining hardcore hip-hop heads rejoice. South Jamaica, Queens veterans Fredro Starr and Sticky Fingaz, AKA Onyx, have returned with a new album titled #WAKEDAFUCUP, a follow-up to their definitive 1993 debut Bacdafucup two decades in the making. 
  • Cover of Drake & Rihanna Are Now Dating "Exclusively"
    There have certainly been many hints that Rihanna and Drake have been hooking up once again, with Rihanna popping up often on Drake's European tour, and the two being spotted holding hands leaving a bowling alley last weekend.
  • Cover of De La Soul Will Release Two New Albums And A Mixtape
    Amid all the roses, dates, and freestyles, De La Soul had the nicest Valentine's Day gift of all. The rap legends gave literally almost all of their music away for free. The fans loved it and reminded De La Soul that they still have a rabid fanbase that would kill for more music from the trio. 
  • Cover of Tyga Owes The Taxman Upward Of 90 Grand
    Remember when Tyga spent over $120,000 pimping out his Last Kings flagship store in LA? Apparently, it would be better served in the hands of the IRS.
  • 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 Rockie Fresh Names His Top Five Places To Visit In Chicago
    There's no denying that since Rockie Fresh connected with MMG, his stock has soared and it's given him the boost he needed to reach a much wider fan base, outside of the Chicago area.
  • Cover of Emerging Chicago Rapper RondoNumbaNine Has Been Arrested For Murder
    As reported by the Chicago Tribune, 17-year-old emcee RondoNumbaNine, whose real name is Clint Massey, has been arrested on murder charges stemming from the fatal February shooting of dispatch driver Javan Boyd.
  • Cover of Top Music Videos Of February
    We're kicking off a brand new monthly recap feature on HotNewHipHop, where we look for the top music videos of the past month. Each month we'll round up the visuals that caught our eyes, from big and small rappers alike; this also gives you an opportunity to catch up on videos you may have missed.
  • Cover of Review: Migos' "No Label 2"
    Migos’ style is something like a basketball point guard. The person at the position doesn’t need to master every aspect of the game and probably won’t — rebounding just isn’t his thing.
  • Cover of CyHi The Prynce Says G.O.O.D. Fridays Are Coming Back
    This is definitely good news for all G.O.O.D. Music fans out there. CyHi The Prynce let go a new mixtape this past week, Hystori: Black History Project, which seems to have satisfied the fans, but nonetheless CyHi reveals there is plenty more on the way from him and the rest of the G.O.O.D. camp.
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