Lil Wayne's Bus Driver Sues Birdman & Young Thug
One night in April 2015, someone sprayed bullets into the side of Lil Wayne's tour bus. Despite initial reports linking Young Thug and Birdman to the shooting, Jimmy Winfrey, better known as the rapper Peewee Roscoe, pled guilty to the crime and was sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Young Thug Releases "Jeffery" & "HIHorsed" Merchandise Collection
When Young Thug’s 3rd mixtape of 2016 dropped, people went bonkers on social media over the cover’s artwork. Thugger has never been one to care about people’s opinion of him, so it isn’t surprising to see the Atlanta rapper doubling down on the Jeffery album cover in a collection of merchandise inspired by the album.
Beyoncé, David Bowie & Chance The Rapper Top Rolling Stone's 2016 Best Albums List
Hip-hop has been well represented in the year 2016, and it's always a beautiful thing to see that reflected in the end of year lists of the mainstream music publications. Beyoncé and Chance The Rapper both had incredible years, and their projects were essentially impossible for the world of rock music to ignore. Rolling Stone released their list of the "50 Best Albums of 2016" today. Here's where hip-hop stood on that list.
10 Essential Vinylz Productions
Much has been made of Drake' partnership with Noah "40" Shebib, but equally important to his success has been the quartet of producers of Boi-1da, Vinylz, Allen Ritter, Frank Dukes that often put their heads together to feed him a nearly endless supply of potential hits.
Young Thug Previews 21 Savage Collab
Earlier today, 21 Savage got people talking when he tweeted out a picture of Kylie Jenner along with some Heart-Eye emojis, and a new clip of a collab with Young Thug may find the rapper name-dropping her once again. this young thug and 21 savage snippet needs to be released asap pic.twitter.com/JprP8VnSn8
Young Thug Meets Andre 3000 Backstage During "HIHORSE'D" Tour
Young Thug is currently galloping across the country on the "HIHORSE'D Tour" with 21 Savage, and it looks to be a sensational affair. His label, 300 Entertainment, has unveiled the first episode of the "HIHORSE'D" tour vlog, which gives a video recap of the inaugural show, at Rams Head LIVE in Baltimore. Before going on stage, Young Thug met one of his idols, who also happens to be a big fan of his. Big Boi is, too.
Young Thug Announces "YSL Records" Imprint
300 still hasn't dropped Young Thug's debut album, but they have given him his own imprint under the label. Young Thug revealed that he would be leading the new YSL Records department at the 300 office via SnapChat today, and while we don't know much, it's definitely an exciting prospect.
Which Artist Had The Best "Mannequin Challenge" Video?
The mannequin challenge has yielded incredible videos from every conceivable institution: strip clubs. Hillary Clinton's campaign, high schools, restaurants, NFL locker rooms, and beyond.
The Best Mannequin Challenge Videos
Forget the election. The hottest thing on the internet is the #MannequinChallenge. If you accept the #MannequinChallenge, you and your peers must freeze in place while the cameraman weaves through the crowd to the sounds of Rae Sremmurd's "Black Beatles." The result is a dynamic, three-dimensional portrait of everyday life
Top Tracks: October 31 - November 6
When Drake and Future linked up just over a year ago for What A Time To Be Alive, it was an almost earth-shattering event in hip hop, regardless of the album's quality. One was (and still is) undeniably the most popular rapper on the planet, and the other was (and probably isn't at the moment) the hottest, the guy who was just capping one of the craziest 12-month runs we've seen in this decade.
Young Thug Previews New 21 Savage Collab In Mannequin Challenge Video
2 Chainz, the marketing genius that he is, has banked off the hottest new viral movement, the #MannequinChallenge, with his "Countin" video, in which he enters a boutique where he's the only one who isn't completely motionless. Those who he selectively unfreezes immediately join him in turning up. People all over social media have been creating their own videos of themselves posing as dummies, and the latest rapper to try out the viral stunt is Young Thug.
The Best Hip Hop Songs (On Spotify) Of October 2016
Earlier this year, HNHH launched a Spotify playlist called FIRE EMOJI: The Hottest Hip Hop Songs Right Now. The playlist is updated on a daily basis. It lives on Spotify and thus is inherently imperfect, because not all super-hot hip hop songs have been added to Spotify. Still, the playlist is generally representative of the best new releases in hip hop and R&B.
Are Kanye West & Young Thug Working On A New Music Video?
Are Kanye West & Young Thug getting ready to release some sort of new music video? It sure looks that way. On Wednesday afternoon, a clip surfaced online of the two superstars looking at some clothes in a dressing room, presumably for some sort of visual shoot. It’s unclear what their shooting, as the two previously linked up in Iceland to shoot their Life Of Pablo collab “Highlights" back in July.
Young Thug Says His Final 2016 Project Will Be "10 Times Harder" Than "JEFFERY"
So far, Young Thug has dropped three projects this year, but he's not done just yet. In the Atlanta rapper's new interview with V Magazine, it's been confirmed that he has another project coming before the year's end, and he seems pretty excited about it.
20 Rap Albums That Need Marvel Variants
It all started in late 2014 when Rae Sremmurd showed up on the cover of a Captain America comic, and Birdman's infamous hand rub graced the front page of a new edition of "The Amazing Spider Man." From there, iconic brand Marvel began reinterpreting iconic hip hip cover artwork fo
Vote For Your Favorite Feature On Meek Mill’s “DC4”
It's been a rocky 16+ months for Meek Mill, between a beef with Drake that partially erased Dreams Worth Than Money from public memory and legal issues that threatened to put him back in jail. The arrival of the long-anticipated DC4 carries the potential to knock aside the sideshows and return focus to Meek's music. DC4 includes a diverse array of features, and we want to know which one was your favorite:
D.R.A.M.'s "Big Baby D.R.A.M." (Review)
Back in the day, the idea of the "rapper turned singer" was a tricky line to toe; a Cee-Lo Green or a group like Bone Thugs-N-Harmony were just a few early examples of artists who excelled at blurring the lines of singer and rapper, but when say a Ja Rule or a Nelly got a bit too indulgent with their ability to harmonize, fans would seemingly always manage to turn on them and leave their careers in the dust.
10 Essential Quavo Guest Verses
While it is true that Migos is greater than the sum of its parts, it is also true that Quavo has emerged as the most popular member of the group, and the most likely to be poached for a guest appearance on another artist's songs. In the last year alone, Quavo has contributed to songs by Kanye West, Gucci Mane, Young Thug, Travis Scott, 2 Chainz, Ty Dolla $ign, Jeremih.
Fetty Wap Is All Smiles After Dropping $80,000 On New Teeth
Earlier this month, Fetty Wap rolled up to a New Jersey court with $165,000 in cash but was only hit with a $360 fine.
Top Tracks: October 10 - October 16
Last week gave us Gucci Mane's second album of the year, Woptober, The Game's 1992, and Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge (aka NxWorries)' Yes Lawd!, and we've still got projects from D.R.A.M., Joe Budden, Common, and Jeezy dropping soon, but it feels like it's been a while since any major releases have arrived.