SoundCloud Staff Picks Playlist (December 2)
On the music front, it was quiet for much of this week, and instead of looking ahead, it felt like everybody was looking back on all the great music that has dropped this year, especially as the year-end lists have begun to surface. That all changed yesterday, though, with news that J. Cole would be dropping his first album in two years. There's barely been a peep from him since 2014 Forest Hills Drive, though he's clearly still one of the biggest names in the game.
Stream Trademark Da Skydiver & Young Roddy’s New Album “Family Business”
Trademark Da Skydiver & Young Roddy had originally planned to release their joint project Family Business tomorrow, December 2, but the former Jetlifer rappers couldn’t wait the 24 hours longer & decided to drop off the album ahead of time on their Youtube page today instead.
Staff Picks Playlist (November 25)
Hip-hop fans, before we let the music take us away on this Friday night, let's say a prayer for Kanye West, who, instead of spending the holidays with his young family, is in the hospital (allegedly) due to a state of psychosis induced by high levels of stress and exhaustion. Understandably so. Could anyone live a life of such vast ambition, under such constant scrutiny, and maintain his or her sanity? Yes, his ego has proven to be too big for his own good many times over, but through it all, he's never let his lust for greatness drown out his love for humanity.
Staff Picks Playlist (January 29)
The week is finally, almost, over. That doesn't mean Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa's beef has subsided yet though, with Kanye attempting to clear his name in the #FingersInTheBootyAssBitch scandal, and Wiz continuing to take aim at Ye during live shows. It's amusing and entertaining, to say the least.
Stream Young Roddy's Debut Album "The Kenner Loop"
Young Roddy's consistent output high-pitched fire has elevated him to the status of Jet Life prince. He recently announced his debut album The Kenner Loop, and HNHH premiered the album's first single "My Business" feat. Curren$y one month ago to the day. Now, The Kenner Loop is available to stream in all its glory.
Young Roddy Announces Debut Album "The Kenner Loop"
Young Roddy has built a loyal following off the strength of his Good Sense mixtape series, his 2014 Legal Dealing EP and his frequent collaborations with Curren$y, the Jet Life crew, and others. Today, the promising New Orleans rapper announces his highly-anticipated debut album
CMJ Takeover Recap: Jay Electronica, Donmonique & More
Last night, the HNHH-sponsored CMJ Takeover went down at Santos House Party in NYC. Although we only really announced the event a day prior, fans came out in hoards, likely for the headliner, Jay Electronica. The reclusive rapper killed his set, but not before proclaiming, "My name is Jay Electronica. I'm from New Orleans, Louisana. The state of hip-hop is fucked up." What do you think of his statement?
Stream Trademark Da Skydiver's "Return Of The Super Villain"
The super villain is a tried and true trope in hip-hop, with artists such as MF DOOM mining the psyches of the deranged and often ludicrous comic book arch-nemeses. Trademark Da Skydiver returns to the anti-Justice League today, dropping a project entitled Return Of The Super Villain (which references his previous Super Villain series). Clad in a bandana and gold watch in the album's artwork, Trademark's dastardly persona seems to be defined by its weed smoking abilities. Flame on!
Underrated Audio: May 24- May 30
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.
Crew Love: Jet Life
In 2009, when Curren$y started Jet Life Recordings, there were only two other members to the Jet Life crew: Young Roddy and Trademark da Skydiver. In the five years since, Jet Life has grown like kudzu.
Curren$y Reveals Cover Art For "Bales" Project [Update: Curren$y Says It Will Drop On Friday]
Curren$y is never one to keep fans thirsty for too long, and he's gearing up to release a new project called Bales with Young Roddy. While Spitta has yet to reveal a release date, he did drop some cover art for the project on Instagram. Spitta always knows how to choose his artwork, peep it in the gallery above. Spitta Andretti also revealed that he's got a verse from none other than his former YMCMB affiliate Birdman, so we'll have to wait and see if that appears on Bales.
Underrated Audio: March 26-April 1
The first week of April has arrived, and along with it came a few jams from some of the usual suspects: King Chip, Action Bronson, Young Roddy and Travi$ Scott. These four are no strangers to Underrated Audio, but soon one or two of them may get too big for the UA circuit and move on up to Top Tracks of the Week. Namely, Travi$ Scott, who almost reached 24,000 views on his Wale-featured "Quintana." If he continues down the route of good features and dope beats, he'll definitely be raking in larger views soon enough.
Underrated Audio: March 19-25
Well, today is the day that Lil Wayne's album I Am Not A Human Being II officially dropped. Although we're positive it will sell given Weezy's huge fanbase, we're not so sure about the content there within.