November 2009 Archives

Lil Wayne & Nivea Reportedly Welcome First Child Together, Lauren London & Toya Carter React

November 30, 2009 5:55 PM

Lil Wayne and Nivea have reportedly welcomed in the birth of their first child together, a son named Neal, which has sparked reactions from the rapper's other baby's mothers.

Continue reading Lil Wayne & Nivea Reportedly Welcome First Child Together, Lauren London & Toya Carter React.

Hi-Tek Blasts Record Label Over Poor Album Sales, "Perfect Example Of People Not Knowing What This Music Sh*t Is About"

November 30, 2009 5:40 PM

Producer Hi-Tek recently explained why he blames independent label Babygrande for the low sales his last two compilation albums received.

Continue reading Hi-Tek Blasts Record Label Over Poor Album Sales, "Perfect Example Of People Not Knowing What This Music Sh*t Is About".

Giant Magazine Collapses, Print Edition Falls Victim To Economy

November 30, 2009 4:50 PM

Giant Magazine, known for featuring Beyonce and Rihanna, has announced plans to cease its print publication as a result of declining economic climate.

Continue reading Giant Magazine Collapses, Print Edition Falls Victim To Economy.

50 Cent Talks "ThisIs50" Online Takeover, "The New Kids Are More Perceptive Of Computers"

November 30, 2009 3:40 PM

50 Cent recently discussed the power of online marketing and explained how he measures his success through viral videos versus the popular mixtapes of the past.

Continue reading 50 Cent Talks "ThisIs50" Online Takeover, "The New Kids Are More Perceptive Of Computers".

Shawty Lo Ready For T.I.'s Return, "Homie Be Home Next Year, Free Tip"

November 30, 2009 2:45 PM

Former Grand Hustle rival Shawty Lo recently discussed his feelings on squashing past issues with incarcerated rapper T.I. and revealed his anticipation for the "King" to come home safely.

Continue reading Shawty Lo Ready For T.I.'s Return, "Homie Be Home Next Year, Free Tip".

Jay-Z Credits Dame Dash & Talks Clothing Brand, "Our Goal Is To Make Rocawear A $1 Billion Company"

November 30, 2009 1:40 PM

Jay-Z recently discussed the motivation behind his successful Rocawear clothing line and credited his former associate Damon "Dame" Dash for building the company's foundation.

Continue reading Jay-Z Credits Dame Dash & Talks Clothing Brand, "Our Goal Is To Make Rocawear A $1 Billion Company".

Raekwon Confirms Ghostface-Method Man LP Delay, "We Wanted That Pushed Back"

November 30, 2009 1:15 PM

Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon has confirmed recent reports that his joint album with Method Man and Ghostface Killah was pushed back to next year.

Continue reading Raekwon Confirms Ghostface-Method Man LP Delay, "We Wanted That Pushed Back".

Lil Wayne's "Hurricane" Still On Deck, Movie Release Date In Question

November 30, 2009 12:40 PM

Lil Wayne's Hurricane Season film, which co-stars Forest Whitaker and Bow Wow, is still en route to hit the big screen after suffering multiple delays and budget difficulties.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's "Hurricane" Still On Deck, Movie Release Date In Question.

Game Disses Suge Knight During Freestyle, "It's 2010 & I Said F*ck Suge!" [Video]

November 30, 2009 12:00 PM

Black Wall Street rapper Game called out Suge Knight during a live freestyle over the weekend dissing the former Death Row Records owner and his brand.

Continue reading Game Disses Suge Knight During Freestyle, "It's 2010 & I Said F*ck Suge!" [Video].

Young Jeezy's "Janky Promoters" Misses Box Office, Headed Straight-To-DVD

November 30, 2009 11:30 AM

Young Jeezy's acting debut in the Ice Cube and Mike Epps comedy, Janky Promoters, will bypass the big screen and make its way directly to DVD.

Continue reading Young Jeezy's "Janky Promoters" Misses Box Office, Headed Straight-To-DVD.

Beanie Sigel Says Jay-Z Recruited Nas For Diss Record, "He's Poppin' Shots At Me [&] 50 Cent"

November 30, 2009 10:55 AM

Former Roc-A-Fella rapper Beanie Sigel has said Jay-Z recruited Nas for a forthcoming "Empire State of Mind" remix which takes verbal jabs at him and associate 50 Cent.

Continue reading Beanie Sigel Says Jay-Z Recruited Nas For Diss Record, "He's Poppin' Shots At Me [&] 50 Cent" .

Chris Brown On Jay-Z "Cornball" Tweet, "I Don't Need No More Problems Right Now" [Audio]

November 30, 2009 10:30 AM

R&B singer Chris Brown has addressed recent reports which suggested he was taking a shot at Jay-Z by calling him a "cornball" during the rapper's last week American Music Awards performance.

Continue reading Chris Brown On Jay-Z "Cornball" Tweet, "I Don't Need No More Problems Right Now" [Audio].

Snoop Dogg Co-Signs 50 Cent's Business Skills, "He Fed Everybody Already" [Video]

November 30, 2009 10:20 AM

West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg recently praised 50 Cent for his effectiveness in handling both his own career and the careers of artists on G-Unit Records.

Continue reading Snoop Dogg Co-Signs 50 Cent's Business Skills, "He Fed Everybody Already" [Video].

Tahiry Discusses 50 Cent Relationship, Responds To Joe Budden's Disses

November 29, 2009 10:00 AM

King Magazine covergirl Tahiry Jose recently spoke on her working relationship with 50 Cent and responded to negative references directed toward her from ex-boyfriend, Joe Budden.

Continue reading Tahiry Discusses 50 Cent Relationship, Responds To Joe Budden's Disses.

Shyne Talks About Serving Prison Bid, "I Did That Sh*t & It Was A Terrible Mistake" [Video]

November 29, 2009 8:00 AM

Shyne recently gave a motivational speech to roughly 400 international inmates on his time behind bars and taking responsibility for the actions which resulted in a prison bid.

Continue reading Shyne Talks About Serving Prison Bid, "I Did That Sh*t & It Was A Terrible Mistake" [Video].

Ras Kass On Canibus' Eminem Diss, "This Is Kind Of Late To Go After Him" [Audio]

November 29, 2009 7:30 AM

West Coast rap veteran Ras Kass has shared his thoughts on hearing Canibus releasing a diss song toward Eminem and said he felt the track was slightly too little, too late.

Continue reading Ras Kass On Canibus' Eminem Diss, "This Is Kind Of Late To Go After Him" [Audio].

50 Cent Exposes Rick Ross' Failed Move, "They Indirectly Tried To Contact My Son's Mom" [Audio]

November 29, 2009 7:00 AM

50 Cent recently disclosed Rick Ross' failed attempt at trying to get a hold of his son, Marquise, and warned the rapper about what possible fatal outcome could have occurred.

Continue reading 50 Cent Exposes Rick Ross' Failed Move, "They Indirectly Tried To Contact My Son's Mom" [Audio].

Lil Wayne Rocks W/ Eminem & Nicki Minaj, "Rebirth" Collabos Revealed

November 28, 2009 9:00 PM

A detailed collaboration tracklisting for Lil Wayne's Rebirth has landed online and shows the Young Money leader linking with Eminem and Nicki Minaj for a few album cuts.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Rocks W/ Eminem & Nicki Minaj, "Rebirth" Collabos Revealed.

50 Cent's "BISD" Projected To Sell 100K In Week 2

November 28, 2009 10:00 AM

50 Cent's Before I Self Destruct is estimated to move as many as 100,000 copies heading into its second week in stores.

Continue reading 50 Cent's "BISD" Projected To Sell 100K In Week 2.

Lil Scrappy On Young Buck's G-Unit Reunion, "I Doubt [He'll Return] Just Because It's Disloyalty"

November 28, 2009 9:30 AM

G-Unit associate Lil Scrappy recently spoke on his relationship with Young Buck and 50 Cent claiming the Cashville rapper would likely not be able to mend past issues with his former camp.

Continue reading Lil Scrappy On Young Buck's G-Unit Reunion, "I Doubt [He'll Return] Just Because It's Disloyalty".

Game Talks Pharrell Executive Producing "R.E.D." Album, "I'm Just Excited" [Video]

November 28, 2009 8:30 AM

Game recently talked about snagging Pharrell to executive produce his forthcoming R.E.D. Album and how their chemistry molds together in the studio.

Continue reading Game Talks Pharrell Executive Producing "R.E.D." Album, "I'm Just Excited" [Video].

Raekwon Co-Signs 50 Cent Unifying NY Rappers, "This Is What We Never Ever Try To Do" [Video]

November 28, 2009 8:00 AM

Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon recently shared his opinion on 50 Cent unifying New York rappers at his This Is 50 Festival last month and said emcees should look to follow the G-Unit leader's path.

Continue reading Raekwon Co-Signs 50 Cent Unifying NY Rappers, "This Is What We Never Ever Try To Do" [Video].

Eminem's "Relapse" In Danger Of Losing 2009 Debut Week Top Sales Honors

November 27, 2009 1:00 PM

Eminem's Relapse is in danger of losing its spot as the top-selling first-week album of the year to newcomer singer Susan Boyle. Her new album I Dreamed A Dream is en route to move over 500,000 copies in its first week in stores..

Continue reading Eminem's "Relapse" In Danger Of Losing 2009 Debut Week Top Sales Honors.

Lil Wayne "Carter" Doc Dominates iTunes, Producer Shares Reaction

November 27, 2009 12:30 PM

Lil Wayne's The Carter documentary has reportedly landed atop iTunes' Top 10 list of new films which included movie releases like last summer's blockbuster hit G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra.

Continue reading Lil Wayne "Carter" Doc Dominates iTunes, Producer Shares Reaction.

Jimmy Kimmel On Rumored 50 Cent-Marv Albert Dispute, "Pushes Were Exchanged For 3 Seconds"

November 27, 2009 12:30 PM

Talk show host Jimmy Kimmel has addressed recent reports that 50 Cent's entourage caused a dispute with famed NBA announcer Marv Albert last week.

Continue reading Jimmy Kimmel On Rumored 50 Cent-Marv Albert Dispute, "Pushes Were Exchanged For 3 Seconds".

Jay-Z Shouts-Out 50 Cent, Jim Jones Clowns Cam'ron & Beanie Sigel, Canibus Knocks-Out Eminem

November 27, 2009 12:00 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, we're rewindin' that a** back seven days to see Jay-Z publicly shout-out 50 Cent, listen to Jim Jones diss Cam'ron and Beanie Sigel, notice a throwback Canibus lyrically chopping off Eminem's neck, check-in with Mase and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Jay-Z Shouts-Out 50 Cent, Jim Jones Clowns Cam'ron & Beanie Sigel, Canibus Knocks-Out Eminem.

Timbaland Discusses "Shock Value 2" LP, "I Got Most Of The Artists I Wanted To Work With" [Video]

November 27, 2009 8:30 AM

Grammy-winning producer Timbaland recently discussed his upcoming album, Shock Value 2, and explained what motivation he had to return with a new project.

Continue reading Timbaland Discusses "Shock Value 2" LP, "I Got Most Of The Artists I Wanted To Work With" [Video].

Rick Ross On 50 Cent's "BISD" 161K First Week, "We Celebrating The Demise Of A P*ssy" [Video]

November 27, 2009 8:30 AM

Rick Ross has shared his reaction to 50 Cent's Before I Self Destruct first-week sales by calling the numbers proof of 50's "death" and questioning why others were shocked at the turn-out.

Continue reading Rick Ross On 50 Cent's "BISD" 161K First Week, "We Celebrating The Demise Of A P*ssy" [Video].

Diddy, Raekwon, Just Blaze, DJ Drama & More Take-On Black Friday

November 27, 2009 8:00 AM

Diddy, Raekwon, Just Blaze, DJ Drama and more have taken in on the biggest shopping spree of the year, Black Friday, and shared their experiences via Twitter.

Continue reading Diddy, Raekwon, Just Blaze, DJ Drama & More Take-On Black Friday.

Fabolous Laughs Off Stolen Lamborghini, Marijuana Bust Rumors

November 27, 2009 7:30 AM

Fabolous has broken his silence on accusations that he took part in a high-profile Lamborghini heist earlier this year.

Continue reading Fabolous Laughs Off Stolen Lamborghini, Marijuana Bust Rumors.

Royce Da 5'9 Talks Slaughterhouse's Future, "Our Goal Is To Put The Album On A Major" [Video]

November 27, 2009 7:00 AM

Royce Da 5'9 recently discussed the future of Slaughterhouse and why it is vital to release their sophomore album through a major record label.

Continue reading Royce Da 5'9 Talks Slaughterhouse's Future, "Our Goal Is To Put The Album On A Major" [Video].

Beanie Sigel Talks 50 Cent Connection, "I Ain't On G-Unit...Yet" [Video]

November 26, 2009 9:00 PM

Beanie Sigel recently updated fans on his status amongst 50 Cent and denied recent reports of becoming G-Unit's latest member.

Continue reading Beanie Sigel Talks 50 Cent Connection, "I Ain't On G-Unit...Yet" [Video].

Lil Wayne's "Rebirth" Tracklisting Reportedly Leaks Online

November 26, 2009 8:00 PM

The tracklisting for Lil Wayne's upcoming Rebirth album has reportedly landed online and shows the Young Money leader offering fans a dozen new songs.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's "Rebirth" Tracklisting Reportedly Leaks Online.

50 Cent On Continuing Rick Ross Beef, "I Can Destroy Him & Make A Portfolio Of Dead Bodies" [Video]

November 26, 2009 11:00 AM

50 Cent recently discussed the aftermath of his rap dispute against Rick Ross and explained his inability to allow himself to leave diss records unanswered.

Continue reading 50 Cent On Continuing Rick Ross Beef, "I Can Destroy Him & Make A Portfolio Of Dead Bodies" [Video].

Wyclef Jean Wants Fugees Reunion, "I'm Hoping They'll Get Inspired"

November 26, 2009 10:30 AM

Wyclef Jean recently talked about what it would take to get his past associates Lauryn Hill and Pras back together for a Fugees reunion and his anticipation to put together new records.

Continue reading Wyclef Jean Wants Fugees Reunion, "I'm Hoping They'll Get Inspired" .

Jim Jones Weighs In On Jay-Z/Beanie Sigel Dispute, "When Your Luck Is Down, You Resort To Bullsh*t" [Audio]

November 26, 2009 10:30 AM

Dipset's Jim Jones has become the latest emcee to weigh in on the Beanie Sigel-Jay-Z dispute and said he can understand Beans' frustration but that the Philly rapper should have made smarter business decisions with Hov.

Continue reading Jim Jones Weighs In On Jay-Z/Beanie Sigel Dispute, "When Your Luck Is Down, You Resort To Bullsh*t" [Audio].

Diddy Makes "King" Move, Plans Home Shopping Network Appearance

November 26, 2009 10:00 AM

Rap mogul Diddy will reportedly make his way to the television screen next week as he promotes his Unforgivable and I Am King fragrances on the Home Shopping Network.

Continue reading Diddy Makes "King" Move, Plans Home Shopping Network Appearance.

NBA Star Allen Iverson Set To Retire, Rappers Share Mixed Reactions

November 26, 2009 9:30 AM

NBA player-turned-rapper Allen Iverson has announced plans to retire which has sparked a flurry of mixed reactions from emcees including Fabolous and Q-Tip.

Continue reading NBA Star Allen Iverson Set To Retire, Rappers Share Mixed Reactions.

Game On 50 Cent's "BISD" 161K First Week, "Karma Is Just A B-*-T-C-H"

November 26, 2009 9:00 AM

Former G-Unit member Game has shared his reaction to 50 Cent's Before I Self Destruct moving 161,000 sold albums its first-week in stores and said he should be credited for a portion of the sales.

Continue reading Game On 50 Cent's "BISD" 161K First Week, "Karma Is Just A B-*-T-C-H".

Lil Boosie Speaks Out Against Jail Bid, "I've Been On Marijuana Since A Teen, I Need Rehab"

November 25, 2009 3:25 PM

Southern rapper Torrence "Lil Boosie" Hatch has spoken out against his recent four-year jail sentence and said his actual punishment should be going to rehab.

Continue reading Lil Boosie Speaks Out Against Jail Bid, "I've Been On Marijuana Since A Teen, I Need Rehab".

Slain Rapper Dolla's Mother Speaks On Debut, "They Say It's Awesome"

November 25, 2009 3:10 PM

Late rapper Roderick "Dolla" Burton's mother has spoken on her son's legacy and how plans have been placed in motion to have his debut album released on Akon's Konvict Music label.

Continue reading Slain Rapper Dolla's Mother Speaks On Debut, "They Say It's Awesome".

Alicia Keys Finds "Freedom" W/ Jay-Z & Drake, New Album Tracklising Revealed

November 25, 2009 3:05 PM

Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys has decided to add a hip-hop element to her upcoming The Element of Freedom album by securing guest slots from Drake and Jay-Z.

Continue reading Alicia Keys Finds "Freedom" W/ Jay-Z & Drake, New Album Tracklising Revealed.

Rihanna's "Rated R" Projected To Sell 200K In First-Week, May Miss No. 1 Spot

November 25, 2009 2:55 PM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's Rated R will reportedly debut next week with estimated sales of around 200,000, based on one-day projections.

Continue reading Rihanna's "Rated R" Projected To Sell 200K In First-Week, May Miss No. 1 Spot.

Three 6 Mafia's Juicy J Looks Beyond Rap, "A 100 Checks Are Better Than 1 Check"

November 25, 2009 2:10 PM

Three 6 Mafia's Juicy J has weighed in on the recent trend of artists stepping outside of the hip-hop boundaries and trying their hand at other forms of music.

Continue reading Three 6 Mafia's Juicy J Looks Beyond Rap, "A 100 Checks Are Better Than 1 Check".

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Robber Gets 12 Years For Burglary

November 25, 2009 1:55 PM

A man responsible for robbing Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's Bizzy Bone last January has been sentenced to 12 years behind bars.

Continue reading Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Robber Gets 12 Years For Burglary.

Eminem's "Refill" Cover Art Revealed, Official Tracklisting Lands Online

November 25, 2009 12:50 PM

The cover art and official track listing for Eminem's Relapse: Refill have landed online and shows the rapper will, indeed, keep "Forever", his collaboration alongside Drake, Lil Wayne and Kanye West.

Continue reading Eminem's "Refill" Cover Art Revealed, Official Tracklisting Lands Online.

50 Cent Destructs Into Top 5, Rakim Makes His Return To The Charts Plus Leona Lewis & Janet Jackson Debut

November 25, 2009 12:25 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, 50 Cent makes his long-awaited return to the charts at No. 5, Rakim brings hip-hop back into the mix landing just outside of Top 50, Jay-Z keeps putting up numbers and Leona Lewis and Janet Jackson debut on the charts.

Continue reading 50 Cent Destructs Into Top 5, Rakim Makes His Return To The Charts Plus Leona Lewis & Janet Jackson Debut.

Amerie On Leaving Sony For Def Jam, "They [Were] Going Through So Much Turmoil"

November 25, 2009 11:50 AM

R&B singer Amerie recently discussed her decision to leave Sony Music to join Rihanna and Rick Ross at Def Jam Records.

Continue reading Amerie On Leaving Sony For Def Jam, "They [Were] Going Through So Much Turmoil".

Lil Wayne, Drake & Nicki Minaj's "Young Money" Cover Art Revealed

November 25, 2009 11:05 AM

The cover art and official track listing for Young Money's We Are Young Money compilation album has landed online a month prior to its retail release.

Continue reading Lil Wayne, Drake & Nicki Minaj's "Young Money" Cover Art Revealed.

50 Cent Responds To Jay-Z's "Numbers" AMA Remark, "If You Wanna Be Disrespectful, Just Be Disrespectful" [Video]

November 25, 2009 10:40 AM

50 Cent has responded to Jay-Z's "Men lie, women lie, numbers don't" remark from last weekend's American Music Awards and said Hov should be warned about the consequences of taking shots at him.

Continue reading 50 Cent Responds To Jay-Z's "Numbers" AMA Remark, "If You Wanna Be Disrespectful, Just Be Disrespectful" [Video].

Jadakiss Talks Ruff Ryders Movement, "It's Like A New Beginning" [Video]

November 25, 2009 10:25 AM

The Lox's Jadakiss recently discussed his role in Ruff Ryders reunion and revealed that rap elite like the late Biggie Smalls and Eminem have co-signed his emcee skills.

Continue reading Jadakiss Talks Ruff Ryders Movement, "It's Like A New Beginning" [Video].

Beyonce & Sade Announce New Albums For 2010

November 25, 2009 10:00 AM

R&B stars Beyonce and Sade have announced plans to return to store shelves with new solo efforts set to drop beginning in early 2010.

Continue reading Beyonce & Sade Announce New Albums For 2010.

50 Cent's "Before I Self Destruct" Moves 161K, Lands No. 5

November 25, 2009 9:30 AM

50 Cent's long-awaited Before I Self Destruct has moved 161,200 copies in its first-week and has landed No. 5 on the Top 200 charts.

Continue reading 50 Cent's "Before I Self Destruct" Moves 161K, Lands No. 5.

Game Pushes For 50 Cent's "BISD" First-Week Sales, "Help 50 Go Gold"

November 24, 2009 5:42 PM

Former G-Unit member Game has displayed his anticipation to see 50 Cent's Before I Self Destruct first-week sales tomorrow by making a last-minute push for fans to help support the album.

Continue reading Game Pushes For 50 Cent's "BISD" First-Week Sales, "Help 50 Go Gold".

Diddy Loses Day26, "Bad Boy Is Always Our Family, But We're W/ Atlantic Right Now"

November 24, 2009 5:40 PM

Diddy's boy group Day26 have reportedly parted ways with the rap mogul's Bad Boy Entertainment label.

Continue reading Diddy Loses Day26, "Bad Boy Is Always Our Family, But We're W/ Atlantic Right Now".

Jim Jones Responds To Cam'ron's "Dipset Is Over" Remark, "You Gotta Watch What You Say"

November 24, 2009 5:00 PM

Byrd Gang leader Jim Jones has shared his reaction to Cam'ron's recent "Dipset is over" declaration and said the brand could never die because each member carries a portion of its legacy.

Continue reading Jim Jones Responds To Cam'ron's "Dipset Is Over" Remark, "You Gotta Watch What You Say".

Tahiry On Making Relationships Private, "Keep It Like Beyonce & Jay-Z, They Only Give You A Little"

November 24, 2009 3:25 PM

King Magazine covergirl Tahiry Jose recently discussed the importance of keeping celebrity relationships on the low and detailed what her forthcoming reality show will consist of.

Continue reading Tahiry On Making Relationships Private, "Keep It Like Beyonce & Jay-Z, They Only Give You A Little".

50 Cent & Beanie Sigel "Go Off" In NYC, "And That's Just The Beginning, Wait 'Til Me & 50 Dig In" [Video]

November 24, 2009 1:20 PM

Last night, 50 Cent surprised fans at his MySpace Music Release New York City concert by bringing out Beanie Sigel to perform their Jay-Z diss record, "I Go Off."

Continue reading 50 Cent & Beanie Sigel "Go Off" In NYC, "And That's Just The Beginning, Wait 'Til Me & 50 Dig In" [Video].

Jay-Z & Eminem's "DJ Hero" Reportedly Showing Modest Sales

November 24, 2009 1:10 PM

Online reports claim that sales for  Jay-Z and Eminem's new DJ Hero video game have been modest.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Eminem's "DJ Hero" Reportedly Showing Modest Sales.

Slaughterhouse Director On "Microphone" Music Vid, "We Were Bouncing Ideas Around About For Weeks" [Video]

November 24, 2009 12:55 PM

Music video director John Colombo has shared the inspiration behind Slaughterhouse's new "Microphone" video.

Continue reading Slaughterhouse Director On "Microphone" Music Vid, "We Were Bouncing Ideas Around About For Weeks" [Video].

50 Cent Really Does Love The Kids, Watch Out!!!

November 24, 2009 12:42 PM

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Continue reading 50 Cent Really Does Love The Kids, Watch Out!!!.

Rihanna Talks Chris Brown's Influence On New LP, "All Of It Isn't About That Specific Relationship"

November 24, 2009 11:45 AM

With Rihanna's long-awaited Rated R album landing in stores this week, the singer spoke on how her time with former boyfriend Chris Brown played a role in its content.

Continue reading Rihanna Talks Chris Brown's Influence On New LP, "All Of It Isn't About That Specific Relationship".

Dame Dash Denies Money Problems, "I Am A Cake-aholic. My Quality Of Living Never Changes"

November 24, 2009 11:35 AM

Roc-A-Fella co-founder Damon "Dame" Dash recently addressed the recent speculation about financial problems, and said he appreciates the attention.

Continue reading Dame Dash Denies Money Problems, "I Am A Cake-aholic. My Quality Of Living Never Changes".

Lupe Fiasco Looking To Earn Top Rap Spot, "If It Takes 3 More Albums To Do It, Then So Be It"

November 24, 2009 11:20 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco recently revealed his intent to earn a spot amongst the rap elite even if it means dropping another three albums on Atlantic Records.

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Looking To Earn Top Rap Spot, "If It Takes 3 More Albums To Do It, Then So Be It".

Omarion On Timbaland's Absence On New LP, "He Had So Much On His Plate"

November 24, 2009 10:35 AM

Former Young Money singer Omarion has revealed why Timbaland did not produce his forthcoming Ollusion album despite initial speculation and explained how breaking ties with Lil Wayne has helped him move forward to create his own company.

Continue reading Omarion On Timbaland's Absence On New LP, "He Had So Much On His Plate" .

Usher's Post-Divorce Album Delayed, "We Want To Give It A Proper Launch"

November 24, 2009 10:30 AM

Usher's first album since his highly-publicized divorce from Tameka Foster, Raymond v. Raymond, has reportedly been placed on hold and is expected to be pushed back until next year.

Continue reading Usher's Post-Divorce Album Delayed, "We Want To Give It A Proper Launch".

QD3 On Working W/ Lil Wayne For "Carter" Doc, "He's Always Pushing The Envelope"

November 24, 2009 10:10 AM

Producer Quincy "QD3" Jones III recently talked about his experience working with Lil Wayne for The Carter documentary and how the Grammy-winning artist holds no creative boundaries.

Continue reading QD3 On Working W/ Lil Wayne For "Carter" Doc, "He's Always Pushing The Envelope".

Drake Hypes "Thank Me Later" LP, "I've Gotten Better At Rapping"

November 23, 2009 5:55 PM

Young Money's Drake recently talked about his emcee skills getting better and the focus he has on putting a story-based spin on his forthcoming Thank Me Later debut next year.

Continue reading Drake Hypes "Thank Me Later" LP, "I've Gotten Better At Rapping".

Timbaland Drops Chris Brown From New Album, "There's Nothing Against Chris"

November 23, 2009 5:50 PM

Grammy-winning producer Timbaland has reportedly decided to drop Chris Brown's contribution to a song titled "The One I Love" which is on his upcoming album, Shock Value 2.

Continue reading Timbaland Drops Chris Brown From New Album, "There's Nothing Against Chris".

AZ Reached Out To Nas For "Doe Or Die 2" Project, Says "I Haven't Gotten Feedback As Of Yet"

November 23, 2009 5:10 PM

Rap veteran AZ recently hit up SOHH to discuss his relationship with fellow Queens, New York rapper Nas and the possibility of collaborating with him once again.

Continue reading AZ Reached Out To Nas For "Doe Or Die 2" Project, Says "I Haven't Gotten Feedback As Of Yet".

B.G. Reacts To Lil Wayne's Jail Bid, "I Done 10 Months Standing On Top Of My Head"

November 23, 2009 3:25 PM

Hot Boys' B.G. recently spoke on seeing his former labelmate Lil Wayne prepare for a eight to ten month jail sentence and said he felt the rapper would make it out in no time.

Continue reading B.G. Reacts To Lil Wayne's Jail Bid, "I Done 10 Months Standing On Top Of My Head".

Jay-Z Dominates "American Music Awards 2009" Show, "Men Lie, Women Lie, Numbers Don't" [Video]

November 23, 2009 3:05 PM

Jay-Z helped ignite last night's American Music Awards in Los Angeles by stealing the show with his "Empire" performance with Alicia Keys and snagging a couple of awards.

Continue reading Jay-Z Dominates "American Music Awards 2009" Show, "Men Lie, Women Lie, Numbers Don't" [Video].

50 Cent & Taco Bell Avoid Lawsuit Crunch, Settle $1 Mil Dispute

November 23, 2009 2:25 PM

50 Cent and fast food chain Taco Bell have reportedly reached a financial settlement in their on-going legal dispute which stemmed from the company using the rapper's name in a 2008 promotion.

Continue reading 50 Cent & Taco Bell Avoid Lawsuit Crunch, Settle $1 Mil Dispute.

Canibus Goes After Eminem On New Diss Song, "You A B*tch 'Cause You Dissed Mariah" [Audio]

November 23, 2009 12:45 PM

New York rapper Canibus has re-sparked his past conflict with Eminem by releasing a new diss song which attacks the rapper's image and taunts him for disrespecting Mariah Carey on a record last summer.

Continue reading Canibus Goes After Eminem On New Diss Song, "You A B*tch 'Cause You Dissed Mariah" [Audio].

Damian Marley On Working W/ Nas, "We've Been Trying To Figure Out Organic Qualities"

November 23, 2009 12:05 PM

Damian Marley recently described working with Nas for their Distant Relatives collaboration album and said the experience has been a "dream."

Continue reading Damian Marley On Working W/ Nas, "We've Been Trying To Figure Out Organic Qualities".

Freeway On Cash Money Records Deal, "We're Gonna Make A Strong Impact"

November 23, 2009 11:15 AM

Freeway has touched on his possible record deal with Cash Money Records and described what it would mean to be one of the only Philadelphia artists to rep the label.

Continue reading Freeway On Cash Money Records Deal, "We're Gonna Make A Strong Impact".

Game On Drake's Rap Buzz, "I Wish He Would Hurry Up & Put Out An Album"

November 23, 2009 10:45 AM

Game recently shared his views on rap newcomer Drake and why he is anticipating the Young Money emcee's long-awaited debut, Thank Me Later.

Continue reading Game On Drake's Rap Buzz, "I Wish He Would Hurry Up & Put Out An Album".

Mase On Jay-Z/Beanie Sigel Conflict, "It Don't Matter What Diss Record You Got, You Still Need A Hit"

November 23, 2009 10:40 AM

Former Bad Boy protege Mase recently weighed in on the publicized dispute between ex-labelmates Beanie Sigel and Jay-Z by saying diss records don't sell albums.

Continue reading Mase On Jay-Z/Beanie Sigel Conflict, "It Don't Matter What Diss Record You Got, You Still Need A Hit".

Gudda Gudda Confirms Young Money/Cash Money Tour, "We Goin' Out When The Albums Drop" [Audio]

November 23, 2009 10:20 AM

Young Money's Gudda Gudda has confirmed recent reports that a new Young Money & Cash Money tour will kick off next month in support of Lil Wayne's Rebirth and the group's compilation album.

Continue reading Gudda Gudda Confirms Young Money/Cash Money Tour, "We Goin' Out When The Albums Drop" [Audio].

Dr. Dre Talks "Detox" Delay, "I'm Working Hard On It" [Video]

November 23, 2009 10:15 AM

As fans continue to wait for his highly-anticipated Detox album, Dr. Dre has assured them that he has been working diligently on the project.

Continue reading Dr. Dre Talks "Detox" Delay, "I'm Working Hard On It" [Video].

UPDATE: Beanie Sigel Drops More Jay-Z Diss Songs, "Peep How I Backed Down Jigga" [Audio]

November 22, 2009 8:00 PM

Less than 24 hours after releasing "Kill Jiggaman," Beanie Sigel has upped the ante by dropping "Think Big" which continues his taunts toward Jay-Z.

Continue reading UPDATE: Beanie Sigel Drops More Jay-Z Diss Songs, "Peep How I Backed Down Jigga" [Audio].

50 Cent's Condom Campaign Bursts, "I Wanted Things In It That Wouldn't Work"

November 22, 2009 10:00 AM

50 Cent's long-awaited "Wrap It Up" safe sex condom campaign has reportedly been shutdown by the rapper due to complications with what he wanted to include in the products.

Continue reading 50 Cent's Condom Campaign Bursts, "I Wanted Things In It That Wouldn't Work".

Former G-Unit Singer Olivia Discusses Bi-Sexual Rumors, "If It's Not A Dude, I'm Good" [Video]

November 22, 2009 8:00 AM

Former G-Unit member Olivia has addressed past claims of being bi-sexual and said she does not understand where the gossip surrounding her personal life spread from.

Continue reading Former G-Unit Singer Olivia Discusses Bi-Sexual Rumors, "If It's Not A Dude, I'm Good" [Video].

UPDATE: NBA Announcer Addresses Showdown W/ 50 Cent's Entourage, "It's Not Funny"

November 22, 2009 7:30 AM

NBA announcer Marv Albert has addressed recent reports which claimed he was involved in an altercation with 50 Cent's entourage prior to a taping of "Jimmy Kimmel Live" last week.

Continue reading UPDATE: NBA Announcer Addresses Showdown W/ 50 Cent's Entourage, "It's Not Funny".

Beanie Sigel Releases "Kill Jigga Man" Jay-Z Diss, "I Ain't Gonna Stop, Boy!" [Audio]

November 22, 2009 7:00 AM

Beanie Sigel has decided to continue airing out his issues with Jay-Z by dropping a new diss song called "How I Can Kill Jigga Man" and promising to not stop his lyrical jabs at Hov.

Continue reading Beanie Sigel Releases "Kill Jigga Man" Jay-Z Diss, "I Ain't Gonna Stop, Boy!" [Audio].

DMX Reportedly Slapped W/ $1 Mil Lawsuit Over Mixed Martial Arts Bail Out

November 21, 2009 5:00 PM

Rapper DMX is reportedly being sued for $1 million by the promoters who planned to feature the emcee in next month's Alabama Pride mixed marital arts bout against fighter Eric Martinez.

Continue reading DMX Reportedly Slapped W/ $1 Mil Lawsuit Over Mixed Martial Arts Bail Out.

More 50 Cent & Tahiry Photos Land Online, "Guess Who's Gonna Throw Up In His Mouth This Time!"

November 21, 2009 9:00 AM

More photos of 50 Cent and Joe Budden's ex-girlfriend, Tahiry Jose, have landed online and stem from their upcoming "Do You Think About Me" music video shoot.

Continue reading More 50 Cent & Tahiry Photos Land Online, "Guess Who's Gonna Throw Up In His Mouth This Time!".

50 Cent Says Mansion Still For Sale, "I Need Somewhere Where I Can Feel At Home"

November 21, 2009 8:30 AM

50 Cent recently updated fans on the status of his Connecticut mansion in the marketplace and described why he wants to move to a new location after making the spot renowned for his "Candy Shop" music video.

Continue reading 50 Cent Says Mansion Still For Sale, "I Need Somewhere Where I Can Feel At Home".

Busta Rhymes Names Rappers "Saving" The Music Biz, "Jay-Z [&] Lil Wayne Put Out Incredible Albums"

November 21, 2009 8:00 AM

Busta Rhymes recently discussed the concept behind his forthcoming Chemo album and explained how despite a dying music industry, artists like Jay-Z and Lil Wayne are helping it survive with quality efforts.

Continue reading Busta Rhymes Names Rappers "Saving" The Music Biz, "Jay-Z [&] Lil Wayne Put Out Incredible Albums".

Wyclef Jean Talks DJ Drama Collabo Mixtape, "People Forget Where You Came From"

November 21, 2009 7:00 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Wyclef Jean has opened up about his recently released DJ Drama mixtape From The Hut to the Projects to the Mansion and the inspiration behind his first-ever underground record.

Continue reading Wyclef Jean Talks DJ Drama Collabo Mixtape, "People Forget Where You Came From".

50 Cent's Entourage Scuffles W/ NBA Announcer, "I Thought They Were Kidding But They Weren't"

November 20, 2009 6:00 PM

50 Cent has once again made headlines, however, this time it is in relation to his entourage reportedly confronting renowned NBA announcer Marv Albert this week before a late night talk show interview.

Continue reading 50 Cent's Entourage Scuffles W/ NBA Announcer, "I Thought They Were Kidding But They Weren't".

Maino To Debut "Movie" W/ Cinemax, Follows Eminem's "3 AM" Marketing Strategy [Video]

November 20, 2009 5:15 PM

Maino's "Let's Make A Movie" music video debut will reportedly follow Eminem's "3 AM" marketing strategy this weekend when he premieres it on Cinemax.

Continue reading Maino To Debut "Movie" W/ Cinemax, Follows Eminem's "3 AM" Marketing Strategy [Video].

Eminem Adds Drake, Kanye West & Lil Wayne For "Relapse: Refill" LP, Tracklisting Revealed

November 20, 2009 4:50 PM

Eminem's upcoming Relapse: Refill album re-release will reportedly feature bonus contributions from Kanye West, Drake and Lil Wayne and an additional seven tracks.

Continue reading Eminem Adds Drake, Kanye West & Lil Wayne For "Relapse: Refill" LP, Tracklisting Revealed.

Cam'ron Ditches Dipset, Floyd Mayweather Sons Rick Ross, 50 Cent Loses To Jay-Z & SoundScan

November 20, 2009 4:30 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, we're checking the last week to understand why Cam'ron is throwing in the Dipset towel, literally watch Floyd Mayweather, Jr. "son" Rick Ross, see why the "bad guy" 50 Cent lost to Jay-Z and SoundScan, peep Beanie Sigel's Roc slick talk and SOHH much more!

Continue reading Cam'ron Ditches Dipset, Floyd Mayweather Sons Rick Ross, 50 Cent Loses To Jay-Z & SoundScan.

Game Takes Shyne's Advice, "He's The Reason Why I'm Not Ready To Jump Into Beefs"

November 20, 2009 3:45 PM

Game recently detailed a conversation he had with Shyne and explained how the former Bad Boy artist motivated him to sway away from starting up rap beefs.

Continue reading Game Takes Shyne's Advice, "He's The Reason Why I'm Not Ready To Jump Into Beefs".

Crooked I On Dr. Dre's "Detox" Beats, "He Could Give It To Me & I'll Go 20 Times Platinum"

November 20, 2009 3:00 PM

Slaughterhouse's Crooked I has hyped the anticipation for Dr. Dre's forthcoming Detox album by calling the beats instant platinum hits.

Continue reading Crooked I On Dr. Dre's "Detox" Beats, "He Could Give It To Me & I'll Go 20 Times Platinum" .

Triple C's Fire Shots At KRS-One, "You Stay In Your Genre Of Music" [Video]

November 20, 2009 2:55 PM

Rick Ross' Triple C's recently questioned KRS-One's claims that hip-hop losing its authenticity and said the rap veteran should pay homage to the new generation of emcees.

Continue reading Triple C's Fire Shots At KRS-One, "You Stay In Your Genre Of Music" [Video].

50 Cent On Borrowing Rick Ross' Son For The Weekend, "Nothing's Off Limits" [Video]

November 20, 2009 1:05 PM

50 Cent has come clean on why he decided to publicly expose his relationship with Rick Ross' ex-girlfriend and son last weekend.

Continue reading 50 Cent On Borrowing Rick Ross' Son For The Weekend, "Nothing's Off Limits" [Video].

Coolio Talks Mixed Martial Arts Fight, "H*ll Yeah I'll Cheat to Win"

November 20, 2009 12:15 PM

Rap veteran Coolio recently talked about his upcoming mixed martial arts bout against fighter Eric Martinez and promised he would not lose the fight by a knock-out.

Continue reading Coolio Talks Mixed Martial Arts Fight, "H*ll Yeah I'll Cheat to Win".

Beanie Sigel Preps More Jay-Z Disses, "[Our Problems] Are Going To Be Addressed In My Next Album"

November 20, 2009 11:40 AM

Beanie Sigel has reportedly promised to address his conflicts with former Roc-A-Fella labelmate Jay-Z on his next album.

Continue reading Beanie Sigel Preps More Jay-Z Disses, "[Our Problems] Are Going To Be Addressed In My Next Album".

Fabolous Tied To Lamborghini Heist, Rapper Asked To Snitch

November 20, 2009 11:05 AM

Fabolous has reportedly become involved in a high-profile stolen Lamborghini heist which took place earlier this year and is being requested to give up names to other individuals who took part in the incident.

Continue reading Fabolous Tied To Lamborghini Heist, Rapper Asked To Snitch.

UPDATE: T.I. Associate Breaks Silence On Grand Hustle Bomb Scare

November 20, 2009 10:30 AM

Grand Hustle Records executive Jason Geter has come forward to discuss the publicized bomb scare which took place at incarcerated rapper T.I.'s Georgia office building yesterday (November 19).

Continue reading UPDATE: T.I. Associate Breaks Silence On Grand Hustle Bomb Scare.

Lil Wayne's "Rebirth" & "Young Money" Albums Pushed Back

November 20, 2009 10:15 AM

Cash Money Records co-founder Baby has announced that  Lil Wayne's highly-anticipated Rebirth and Young Money compilation albums will be pushed back from their original release dates next month.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's "Rebirth" & "Young Money" Albums Pushed Back.

50 Cent Addresses "BISD" First-Week Sales Projections, "Once The Record Leaks [Then] What More Can I Do?"

November 20, 2009 8:32 AM

50 Cent has offered his take on Before I Self Destruct's 160,000 first-week sales projections and said the album's global leak impacted his actual outcome.

Continue reading 50 Cent Addresses "BISD" First-Week Sales Projections, "Once The Record Leaks [Then] What More Can I Do?".

Game Says 50 Cent Can't Beat Jay-Z, "He's Gonna F*ck You Up!"

November 19, 2009 6:00 PM

Former G-Unit member Game recently weighed in on watching 50 Cent go after Jay-Z in interviews-turned-diss songs and said his former associate would easily lose in a rap battle against Hov.

Continue reading Game Says 50 Cent Can't Beat Jay-Z, "He's Gonna F*ck You Up!".

UPDATE: Nivea Says Lil Wayne's Baby Still On The Way, Denies Newborn Rumors

November 19, 2009 5:46 PM

Lil Wayne's first child with singer Nivea has reportedly not been delivered yet as the female singer resorted to Twitter to deny the recent claims.

Continue reading UPDATE: Nivea Says Lil Wayne's Baby Still On The Way, Denies Newborn Rumors.

Juelz Santana Responds To Cam'ron's "Dipset Is Over" Declaration, "I Gave You Everything"

November 19, 2009 5:45 PM

In light of Cam'ron's recent "Dipset is over" remarks, estranged member Juelz Santana has shared his response to the Diplomat leader's choice words.

Continue reading Juelz Santana Responds To Cam'ron's "Dipset Is Over" Declaration, "I Gave You Everything".

T.I.'s Grand Hustle Office Targeted With Explosives, SWAT Team Finds Molotov Cocktails

November 19, 2009 4:55 PM

Explosives were reportedly discovered around incarcerated rapper T.I.'s Grand Hustle Records office building today (November 19) which required a call-in to a SWAT team.

Continue reading T.I.'s Grand Hustle Office Targeted With Explosives, SWAT Team Finds Molotov Cocktails.

Master P Talks C-Murder Appeal, "It Might Take Two To Three Years"

November 19, 2009 3:55 PM

In light of rapper C-Murder's current fight to appeal his recent life sentence, SOHH spoke with the emcee's brother, Master P, to get his stance on the situation.

Continue reading Master P Talks C-Murder Appeal, "It Might Take Two To Three Years".

Juelz Santana On Lil Wayne Collabo Album Delay, "There's A Lot Of Politics" [Video]

November 19, 2009 3:50 PM

Skull Gang leader Juelz Santana has updated fans on the status of his Lil Wayne collaboration album and said music business' politics have kept the project from landing in stores.

Continue reading Juelz Santana On Lil Wayne Collabo Album Delay, "There's A Lot Of Politics" [Video].

Alicia Keys Reveals "Empire State Of Mind Part II" During Live Performance [Video]

November 19, 2009 1:20 PM

Alicia Keys has treated fans to "Empire State Of Mind Part II", the highly-anticipated follow up to her hit with Jay-Z, when she debuted the song during a live performance this week.

Continue reading Alicia Keys Reveals "Empire State Of Mind Part II" During Live Performance [Video].

Diddy On Shyne Being Deported, "He Did His Time & Deserves To Come Back"

November 19, 2009 1:15 PM

Diddy recently spoke on Shyne's deportation to Belize last month and said he hoped the former Bad Boy protege would be able to return to the United States to pursue his rap career.

Continue reading Diddy On Shyne Being Deported, "He Did His Time & Deserves To Come Back".

Dame Dash Addresses Tax Debt, "My [Accountant] Stole Some Money & Didn't Say Nothing" [Video]

November 19, 2009 11:45 AM

Roc-A-Fella co-founder Damon "Dame" Dash recently discussed his past financial problems and explained why his accountant was partially to blame for his tax debt.

Continue reading Dame Dash Addresses Tax Debt, "My [Accountant] Stole Some Money & Didn't Say Nothing" [Video].

50 Cent's "Before I Self Destruct" iTunes Marketing Exposed, Digital Sales Included W/ 160K Projections

November 19, 2009 10:45 AM

The marketing behind 50 Cent's Before I Self Destruct iTunes strategy has been revealed showing last-minute moves by Interscope's Jimmy Iovine to lessen the damage from the album's global leaks.

Continue reading 50 Cent's "Before I Self Destruct" iTunes Marketing Exposed, Digital Sales Included W/ 160K Projections.

Former Mase Associate Attacks Rapper's Image, "You're Not Living By What You're Saying"

November 19, 2009 10:30 AM

Former Mase associate Legacy The Jesus has broken his silence on the former Bad Boy artist and accused the emcee of shady practices while running his S.A.N.E. church.

Continue reading Former Mase Associate Attacks Rapper's Image, "You're Not Living By What You're Saying".

Eminem To Re-Release "Relapse" Album, Refills W/ New Songs

November 19, 2009 10:20 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem will reportedly treat fans to a bonus edition of his latest album called Relapse: Refill which will contain an additional seven songs.

Continue reading Eminem To Re-Release "Relapse" Album, Refills W/ New Songs.

OutKast's Big Boi $55K Tax Debt Revealed

November 19, 2009 10:10 AM

OutKast's Big Boi has had his tax problems land online this week with reports showing the rapper owing more than $55,000 to the state of Georgia.

Continue reading OutKast's Big Boi $55K Tax Debt Revealed.

Beanie Sigel Keeps Jay-Z Disses Going, "Type To Not Feed No Workers, 'Cause He Grubbed Already" [Video]

November 18, 2009 6:00 PM

Beanie Sigel has kept his verbal jabs for Jay-Z going with new footage landing online showing the former Roc-A-Fella artist freestyling about Carter's shady business practices.

Continue reading Beanie Sigel Keeps Jay-Z Disses Going, "Type To Not Feed No Workers, 'Cause He Grubbed Already" [Video].

Perez Hilton Drops Assault Charges Against Black Eyed Peas' Manager, Accepts Apology

November 18, 2009 5:35 PM

Outspoken celebrity blogger Perez Hilton has dropped assault charges against Black Eyed Peas manager Liborio Molina after publicly accusing him of beating him up last summer in Canada.

Continue reading Perez Hilton Drops Assault Charges Against Black Eyed Peas' Manager, Accepts Apology.

50 Cent's "BISD" Projected To Move 160K First Week, Will Not Debut No. 1

November 18, 2009 5:00 PM

50 Cent's highly anticipated Before I Self Destruct is estimated to debut with first-week sales of approximately 160,000 units, losing out to singer John Mayer for the number one spot.

Continue reading 50 Cent's "BISD" Projected To Move 160K First Week, Will Not Debut No. 1.

Wale's Manager Reacts To "Attention: Deficit" First-Week Sales, Claims Label Under Shipped

November 18, 2009 4:00 PM

Wale's manager, Daniel Weisman, has shared his reaction to the rap newcomer's Attention: Deficit album selling over 28,000 copies its first-week in stores.

Continue reading Wale's Manager Reacts To "Attention: Deficit" First-Week Sales, Claims Label Under Shipped.

Method Man, Ghostface Killah & Raekwon Collabo Album Pushed Back, Says Rep

November 18, 2009 3:35 PM

The much-anticipated Method Man, Ghostface Killah and Raekwon collaboration album initially slated for release this December has reportedly been pushed back into next year.

Continue reading Method Man, Ghostface Killah & Raekwon Collabo Album Pushed Back, Says Rep.

Hell Rell Speaks On Dipset, "I Don't Know What The F*ck Is Going On W/ Cam'ron & Jim [Jones]" [Video]

November 18, 2009 3:05 PM

Dipset associate Hell Rell recently spoke on the falling out between Cam'ron and Jim Jones and weighed in on what it would take for him to choose a side of loyalty.

Continue reading Hell Rell Speaks On Dipset, "I Don't Know What The F*ck Is Going On W/ Cam'ron & Jim [Jones]" [Video].

Jaz-O Clears Up Jay-Z Gay Rumors, "I Never Said He Was A Homosexual" [Video]

November 18, 2009 1:35 PM

Jay-Z mentor Jaz-O has cleared up recent statements he made about the rap mogul after media reports quoted him as calling Hov a closeted homosexual.

Continue reading Jaz-O Clears Up Jay-Z Gay Rumors, "I Never Said He Was A Homosexual" [Video].

Michael Jackson Stays Grounded, Jay-Z Hangs In Top 20 Plus Wale, DJ Drama & Wyclef Land On The Charts

November 18, 2009 12:50 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, the late Michael Jackson remains atop the competition at No. 4, Jay-Z stays within Top 20, Beyonce makes a huge comeback plus new releases from Wale, DJ Drama and Wyclef Jean land on the charts.

Continue reading Michael Jackson Stays Grounded, Jay-Z Hangs In Top 20 Plus Wale, DJ Drama & Wyclef Land On The Charts.

Snoop Dogg Denies Lil Wayne Diss, "I Don't Call N*ggas' Names Out" [Video]

November 18, 2009 12:45 PM

Snoop Dogg recently denied taking subliminal shots at Lil Wayne in his new track "Protocol" and said he has no problems directly addressing conflicts with fellow artists.

Continue reading Snoop Dogg Denies Lil Wayne Diss, "I Don't Call N*ggas' Names Out" [Video].

Dame Dash Says Lyor Cohen Influenced "Roc" Collapse, "He's A Mastermind" [Video]

November 18, 2009 12:35 PM

Roc-A-Fella co-founder Damon "Dame" Dash recently spoke on seeing his former record label collapse and said he still maintains "love" for his ex-associates including Jay-Z and Kanye West.

Continue reading Dame Dash Says Lyor Cohen Influenced "Roc" Collapse, "He's A Mastermind" [Video].

Pitbull On Rick Ross' Baby's Mother, "You're Disrespecting Yourself More Than Anything" [Video]

November 18, 2009 10:40 AM

Southern rapper Pitbull has weighed in on the recent publicity stunts of 50 Cent and Rick Ross' baby's mother Tia Kemp and compared their actions to those of professional wrestlers.

Continue reading Pitbull On Rick Ross' Baby's Mother, "You're Disrespecting Yourself More Than Anything" [Video].

QD3 Speaks On Lil Wayne's "Carter" Film, "It's Going To Raise People's Respect Level For Him"

November 18, 2009 10:30 AM

With this week's release of Lil Wayne's long-awaited The Carter documentary, SOHH spoke with producer Quincy Jones III to find out what fans should expect to see from the self-proclaimed "Greatest Rapper Alive."

Continue reading QD3 Speaks On Lil Wayne's "Carter" Film, "It's Going To Raise People's Respect Level For Him".

Janet Jackson Confirms Jermaine Dupri Break-Up, "I'm Not The Type Of Girl That Stays In Touch W/ Your Ex Like That"

November 18, 2009 10:20 AM

R&B singer Janet Jackson has confirmed recent reports of her break-up with Jermaine "JD" Dupri after maintaining a nearly seven year relationship.

Continue reading Janet Jackson Confirms Jermaine Dupri Break-Up, "I'm Not The Type Of Girl That Stays In Touch W/ Your Ex Like That".

50 Cent Talks Former G-Unit Members, "Game Ain't Really From The Streets"

November 18, 2009 10:10 AM

50 Cent recently discussed former G-Unit member, Game, and explained why the Black Wall Street leader's street credibility should be questioned.

Continue reading 50 Cent Talks Former G-Unit Members, "Game Ain't Really From The Streets".

Joe Budden Addresses Fabolous & Tahiry, "Leaking Pictures Of 50 [Cent] Feeling On Your A**?" [Audio]

November 17, 2009 8:56 PM

Joe Budden has taken to wax in order to address recent jokes made by Fabolous toward his current girlfriend, Somaya Reece, and to discuss his ex-lover Tahiry Jose's publicized photos with 50 Cent.

Continue reading Joe Budden Addresses Fabolous & Tahiry, "Leaking Pictures Of 50 [Cent] Feeling On Your A**?" [Audio].

50 Cent Downplays Jay-Z's Overseas Fame, "Jay-Z Is [Just] Beyonce's Husband"

November 17, 2009 5:55 PM

50 Cent will reportedly continue his Jay-Z taunts in the upcoming "Food For Thought: Conversations with 50 Cent" BET special airing later on this week.

Continue reading 50 Cent Downplays Jay-Z's Overseas Fame, "Jay-Z Is [Just] Beyonce's Husband".

Gucci Mane Gives First Statement From Prison, "I Have Accepted Full Responsibility For My Actions"

November 17, 2009 5:45 PM

Incarcerated rapper Gucci Mane has broken his silence regarding the one-year prison sentence he received for a parole violation and detailed how he is handling his time behind bars.

Continue reading Gucci Mane Gives First Statement From Prison, "I Have Accepted Full Responsibility For My Actions".

Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj & Drake's "Young Money" Compilation Tracklisting Revealed

November 17, 2009 5:20 PM

The tracklisting for Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj and Drake's Young Money compilation album, We Are Young Money,  has landed online and shows the project featuring guest appearances from Lloyd, Birdman and Gucci Mane.

Continue reading Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj & Drake's "Young Money" Compilation Tracklisting Revealed.

Drake Eyes Big Features For "Thank Me Later" LP, "I Really Wanna Get Andre 3000"

November 17, 2009 2:20 PM

Drake recently discussed his forthcoming Thank Me Later debut album and what artists he has eyed down for collaborations including renowned singer Sade and OutKast's Andre 3000.

Continue reading Drake Eyes Big Features For "Thank Me Later" LP, "I Really Wanna Get Andre 3000".

Lil Wayne & Nivea Reportedly Welcomed First Child Together

November 17, 2009 1:40 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne and R&B singer Nivea reportedly welcomed their first child together over the weekend.

Continue reading Lil Wayne & Nivea Reportedly Welcomed First Child Together.

50 Cent, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Tia & Rick Ross' Son Oh My!

November 17, 2009 1:05 PM

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Continue reading 50 Cent, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Tia & Rick Ross' Son Oh My! .

50 Cent & Rick Ross' Son Footage Lands Online, "I Got The Boys With Me" [Video]

November 17, 2009 12:15 PM

Footage from 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather, Jr.'s weekend event with Rick Ross' ex-girlfriend and his son has landed online and features an appearance from Diddy.

Continue reading 50 Cent & Rick Ross' Son Footage Lands Online, "I Got The Boys With Me" [Video].

Gym Class Heroes' Travis McCoy Talks Debut Album, "People Don't Take Me Seriously As A Rapper"

November 17, 2009 11:55 AM

Gym Class Heroes' frontman Travis McCoy has announced plans to release a debut solo album, The Lazarus Project, and explained the lack of acknowledgment he receives as an emcee.

Continue reading Gym Class Heroes' Travis McCoy Talks Debut Album, "People Don't Take Me Seriously As A Rapper".

Cam'ron Kills Diplomat Reunion, "Dipset Is Over & [People] Gotta Get Over It" [Video]

November 17, 2009 11:30 AM

Dipset leader Cam'ron has once again turned down talks of putting together a Diplomat reunion with Jim Jones and Juelz Santana by saying their past movement is now "dead."

Continue reading Cam'ron Kills Diplomat Reunion, "Dipset Is Over & [People] Gotta Get Over It" [Video].

Charles Hamilton Emerges From Shadows, "I Run The Web" [Video]

November 17, 2009 10:55 AM

After months of silence, rap newcomer Charles Hamilton has released a "comeback" trailer professing his return to hip-hop despite past issues with critics and reports that he had been dropped from Interscope Records.

Continue reading Charles Hamilton Emerges From Shadows, "I Run The Web" [Video].

Rakim Stands By Maino Collabo, "[He's] A Real Dude & You Can Hear It In His Music" [Video]

November 17, 2009 10:30 AM

With Rakim's new album, The Seventh Seal, landing in stores today (November 17), SOHH hit up the rap mogul to find out his motivation for giving rap newcomer Maino a guest feature.

Continue reading Rakim Stands By Maino Collabo, "[He's] A Real Dude & You Can Hear It In His Music" [Video].

Jermaine Dupri's $3.2 Mil Tax Debt Revealed, Lawyer Speaks Out

November 17, 2009 10:20 AM

Producer Jermaine "JD" Dupri's lawyer has spoken out against new reports claiming the hitmaker owes more than $3.2 million in taxes to the government.

Continue reading Jermaine Dupri's $3.2 Mil Tax Debt Revealed, Lawyer Speaks Out.

50 Cent Seals Film Production Deal, Re-Links W/ Val Kilmer For New Movie

November 17, 2009 10:10 AM

50 Cent's Cheetah Vision film company has joined forces with entrepreneur Richard Jackson to begin production on a new film and co-finance up to five movies a year in the future.

Continue reading 50 Cent Seals Film Production Deal, Re-Links W/ Val Kilmer For New Movie.

State Property's Freeway Reveals His Perfect Woman, "I Don't Like When A Chick Is Too Annoying"

November 16, 2009 5:30 PM

State Property's Freeway recently opened up about his personal romantic lifestyle and what characteristics make-up the "perfect" woman for him.

Continue reading State Property's Freeway Reveals His Perfect Woman, "I Don't Like When A Chick Is Too Annoying".

$500K Settlement Reached In DJ AM & Travis Barker Plane Crash

November 16, 2009 5:10 PM

A $500,000 settlement has been reached for one of the parties involved in Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein and Travis Barker's September 2008 plane crash.

Continue reading $500K Settlement Reached In DJ AM & Travis Barker Plane Crash.

Game Defends Dr. Dre's "Detox" Delay, "I Know It Seem Like He Be Taking Forever"

November 16, 2009 2:55 PM

Former Aftermath artist Game has vouched for Dr. Dre's long-delayed Detox album and said the renowned producer's upcoming release will be worth the wait.

Continue reading Game Defends Dr. Dre's "Detox" Delay, "I Know It Seem Like He Be Taking Forever".

Jay-Z Leaves Fans Hanging, Cancels Remaining 2009 "Blueprint 3" Shows

November 16, 2009 2:50 PM

Jay-Z has unexpectedly canceled his remaining Blueprint 3 2009 nationwide tour dates as a result of scheduling conflicts.

Continue reading Jay-Z Leaves Fans Hanging, Cancels Remaining 2009 "Blueprint 3" Shows.

Maino, Hell Rell, Saigon & More Announce Tribute Concert For Slain Fat Joe Associate

November 16, 2009 1:35 PM

New York rappers Maino, Hell Rell, Saigon, Uncle Murda and more have come together to announce a tribute concert this month for fatally slain Fat Joe associate Mike Beck.

Continue reading Maino, Hell Rell, Saigon & More Announce Tribute Concert For Slain Fat Joe Associate.

Wyclef Jean On Comeback Album, "It's Time For You All To Know Who I Am"

November 16, 2009 12:30 PM

The Fugees' former frontman Wyclef Jean has offered a few details surrounding his forthcoming self-titled album and said the comeback rap project will be one of his most personal releases to date.

Continue reading Wyclef Jean On Comeback Album, "It's Time For You All To Know Who I Am".

50 Cent Refuses Game Reunion, "That's Making An Event [&] Things For People To Talk About"

November 16, 2009 11:50 AM

50 Cent has turned the possibility of seeing a reunion with former G-Unit member Game and explained why a collaboration track will no happen.

Continue reading 50 Cent Refuses Game Reunion, "That's Making An Event [&] Things For People To Talk About".

J. Cole On Roc Nation Debut, "I Hit A Little Streak & Now I Got Some Stuff"

November 16, 2009 10:50 AM

Rap newcomer J. Cole recently updated fans on the status of his debut Roc Nation album and said he is roughly 75 percent complete with the solo project.

Continue reading J. Cole On Roc Nation Debut, "I Hit A Little Streak & Now I Got Some Stuff" .

50 Cent & Floyd Mayweather Give Rick Ross Low Blow, Take Photos W/ Rapper's Son

November 16, 2009 10:25 AM

50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather, Jr. have shown no signs of slowing down their Rick Ross taunts after new photos of the emcee's rivals posed with his son and ex-girlfriend landed online over the weekend.

Continue reading 50 Cent & Floyd Mayweather Give Rick Ross Low Blow, Take Photos W/ Rapper's Son.

Jay-Z Reportedly Signs Roc Nation's First Rock Group

November 16, 2009 10:20 AM

Jay-Z has reportedly signed rock-oriented group The Ting Tings to his Roc Nation company which would represent the rapper's first non-urban group on the company's artist roster.

Continue reading Jay-Z Reportedly Signs Roc Nation's First Rock Group.

Diddy Goes "Hard" In Las Vegas, "I'm The Black Sinatra, I'm Supposed To Be Out Here"

November 16, 2009 10:10 AM

Bad Boy CEO Diddy will help kick-off the launch of a new Hard Rock club in Las Vegas, Nevada called Vanity and has revealed some possible New Year's Eve plans.

Continue reading Diddy Goes "Hard" In Las Vegas, "I'm The Black Sinatra, I'm Supposed To Be Out Here".

Fabolous Says Reality Show Still On Deck, "It's Gonna Be About Young Fatherhood" [Video]

November 15, 2009 8:00 AM

Fabolous has shined some more light on his upcoming reality show and said an emphasis would be made on centering into life with his son.

Continue reading Fabolous Says Reality Show Still On Deck, "It's Gonna Be About Young Fatherhood" [Video].

Beanie Sigel Says Jay-Z Stopped Lil Wayne's "Greatest Rapper Alive" Pursuit [Video]

November 15, 2009 7:30 AM

Beanie Sigel has continue his war of words toward Jay-Z by accusing the rap mogul of dying down Lil Wayne's past pursuit of being known as the "Greatest Rapper Alive."

Continue reading Beanie Sigel Says Jay-Z Stopped Lil Wayne's "Greatest Rapper Alive" Pursuit [Video].

Joe Budden Addresses Fabolous' Somaya Reece Disses, "Some Of Them Jokes Really Weren't Funny To Me" [Video]

November 15, 2009 7:00 AM

Joe Budden has addressed recent controversial Twitter remarks made by Fabolous toward his new love interest, Somaya Reece, and said the statements placed him in an "awkward" position.

Continue reading Joe Budden Addresses Fabolous' Somaya Reece Disses, "Some Of Them Jokes Really Weren't Funny To Me" [Video].

Boxer Pacquiao Victorious, Slaughterhouse, Diddy & Q-Tip React

November 15, 2009 12:30 AM

Slaughterhouse, Diddy and Q-Tip checked in Saturday (November 14) night to share their Twitter reactions of boxer Manny Pacquiao successfully defeating Miguel Cotto in a publicized Las Vegas match-up.

Continue reading Boxer Pacquiao Victorious, Slaughterhouse, Diddy & Q-Tip React.

DJ AM's Mom Blames Plane Crash On Fatal Drug Overdose, Continues $20 Mil Lawsuit

November 14, 2009 8:00 AM

The late Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein's mother has reportedly continued a lawsuit previously filed by her son against Learjet and said the deejay's near fatal September 2008 plane crash ultimately led to his death last summer.

Continue reading DJ AM's Mom Blames Plane Crash On Fatal Drug Overdose, Continues $20 Mil Lawsuit.

Joe Budden's New Girlfriend On Tahiry, "It's Wrong That Everyone Is Judging Her"

November 14, 2009 7:30 AM

Joe Budden's new girlfriend, Somaya Reece, has broken her silence on Tahiry Jose by speaking up for the rapper's former lover and defending her against the public's negative judgment.

Continue reading Joe Budden's New Girlfriend On Tahiry, "It's Wrong That Everyone Is Judging Her".

50 Cent On Rap Battling Jay-Z, "It Would Be Great For Hip-Hop"

November 14, 2009 7:00 AM

50 Cent recently discussed the benefits of going at Jay-Z on wax with a rap battle, however, he said the outcome would likely not end well for the losing emcee.

Continue reading 50 Cent On Rap Battling Jay-Z, "It Would Be Great For Hip-Hop".

QD3 Talks Lil Wayne's "Carter" Film Delay, "People From His Team Said 'Pull The Whole Movie'" [Video]

November 14, 2009 6:00 AM

Film director Quincy "QD3" Jones III recently discussed his initial conflict with Lil Wayne's camp earlier this year when an attempt to block their The Carter film was made and explained how his documentary will help make the rapper become iconic.

Continue reading QD3 Talks Lil Wayne's "Carter" Film Delay, "People From His Team Said 'Pull The Whole Movie'" [Video].

Gucci Mane Tested Positive For Cocaine & Marijuana, Parole Violation Details Revealed

November 13, 2009 6:19 PM

After yesterday's unexpected news of Gucci Mane being sent to prison for a year due to a parole violation, details surrounding the decision have landed online which claim he tested positive for drugs on multiple accounts.

Continue reading Gucci Mane Tested Positive For Cocaine & Marijuana, Parole Violation Details Revealed.

Joe Budden Gets Personal On "My Ex" Song, "I'm Now, She's Before" [Audio]

November 13, 2009 5:55 PM

Joe Budden has provided his vocals on a new Kevin Cossom song called "My Ex" just weeks after his publicized break-up with King Magazine covergirl Tahiry Jose.

Continue reading Joe Budden Gets Personal On "My Ex" Song, "I'm Now, She's Before" [Audio].

50 Cent Calls Out Jay-Z, Game Reps G-Unit & Fabolous Hates Joe Budden's Rebound Chick

November 13, 2009 4:00 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, we're covering the past seven days to peep 50 Cent blatantly dissing Jay-Z, check out why Mobb Deep got dropped but Game is still signed to G-Unit Records, laugh at Fabolous Twee-stroying Joe Budden's new jump off and SOHH much more!

Continue reading 50 Cent Calls Out Jay-Z, Game Reps G-Unit & Fabolous Hates Joe Budden's Rebound Chick.

Lil Scrappy On Jay-Z/Beanie Sigel Dispute, "When You Go Against One Another, You Really Don't Make No Money" [Video]

November 13, 2009 3:50 PM

In light of the recent Beanie Sigel and Jay-Z disputes, SOHH reached out to Lil Scrappy, known for having past record label issues with Lil Jon and Trillville, to get his reaction to the former associates problems.

Continue reading Lil Scrappy On Jay-Z/Beanie Sigel Dispute, "When You Go Against One Another, You Really Don't Make No Money" [Video].

If He Was President Lil Wayne Says, "I Would Make Prostitution Legal In About 5 More States" [Video]

November 13, 2009 3:25 PM

Footage from Lil Wayne's upcoming The Carter documentary has landed online and shows the Grammy-winning rapper imagining himself as the president of the United States of America.

Continue reading If He Was President Lil Wayne Says, "I Would Make Prostitution Legal In About 5 More States" [Video].

B.G. Explains Hot Boys Reunion Delay, "Lil Wayne's Got To Face The Music W/ His Situation"

November 13, 2009 2:45 PM

Hot Boys' B.G. recently discussed his take on the delayed reunion with fellow group members Lil Wayne, Juvenile and Turk, suggesting their current legal woes have placed production on a temporary hold.

Continue reading B.G. Explains Hot Boys Reunion Delay, "Lil Wayne's Got To Face The Music W/ His Situation".

Coolio Confirms Replacing DMX For MMA Fight, "I Don't Plan On Losing"

November 13, 2009 1:25 PM

Rap veteran Coolio has confirmed recent reports which claimed he would replace DMX in next month's Alabama Pride celebrity mixed martial arts match.

Continue reading Coolio Confirms Replacing DMX For MMA Fight, "I Don't Plan On Losing".

Mase Wants Chris Brown Collaboration Record, "Let's Do A Smash!"

November 13, 2009 12:55 PM

Showing his return to rap is more than hype, Mase has begun reaching out to artists for collaborations, including Chris Brown, in hopes of recording over 75 songs by February.

Continue reading Mase Wants Chris Brown Collaboration Record, "Let's Do A Smash!" .

Rihanna, Kanye West & Jamie Foxx Request Soulja Boy Tell Em, "My Portfolio Is Only Getting Longer"

November 13, 2009 11:15 AM

Teen rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has revealed that  Kanye West, Rihanna and Jamie Foxx have requested his production for their new records.

Continue reading Rihanna, Kanye West & Jamie Foxx Request Soulja Boy Tell Em, "My Portfolio Is Only Getting Longer".

Chris Brown Publicly Addresses Rihanna, "I Was Wrong For What I Did" [Video]

November 13, 2009 11:10 AM

Chris Brown has addressed his publicized domestic dispute with ex-girlfriend Rihanna on a special airing of BET's "106 & Park" this week.

Continue reading Chris Brown Publicly Addresses Rihanna, "I Was Wrong For What I Did" [Video].

Tiny Retires T.I.'s Bachelor Jersey, Confirms Upcoming Wedding W/ Rapper

November 13, 2009 11:00 AM

Incarcerated rapper T.I.'s long-time girlfriend Tameka "Tiny" Cottle has confirmed her plans to marry the Grand Hustle leader upon his return.

Continue reading Tiny Retires T.I.'s Bachelor Jersey, Confirms Upcoming Wedding W/ Rapper.

UPDATE: Lil Kim Responds To UK Promoters, "[I] Never Received Any Money From Them"

November 13, 2009 10:20 AM

Less than 24 hours after reports surfaced alleging  Lil Kim of stiffing United Kingdom club promoters for $20,000, the Queen B has responded saying she never received money from them.

Continue reading UPDATE: Lil Kim Responds To UK Promoters, "[I] Never Received Any Money From Them".

Game, N.O.R.E. & Skillz React To Gucci Mane's Prison Bid, "All The Homies Gettin' Locked The F*ck Up"

November 13, 2009 10:15 AM

Game, N.O.R.E., Skillz and more have shared their reactions to yesterday's reports of Gucci Mane being sent to prison for reportedly violating his probation.

Continue reading Game, N.O.R.E. & Skillz React To Gucci Mane's Prison Bid, "All The Homies Gettin' Locked The F*ck Up".

Kanye West Blasted At "Country Music Awards" Show, "Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Kanye" [Video]

November 13, 2009 10:00 AM

Kanye West was mocked at this week's Country Music Awards as numerous performers took center stage to poke fun at the rapper's infamous VMA '09 incident with "Entertainer Of The Year" winner Taylor Swift.

Continue reading Kanye West Blasted At "Country Music Awards" Show, "Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Kanye" [Video].

50 Cent Fires Shots At Jay-Z On Beanie Sigel Collabo, "You A Pass The Grey Poupon A** N*gga" [Audio]

November 12, 2009 9:31 PM

50 Cent and Beanie Sigel's highly-anticipated "I Go Off" collaboration record has landed online the night prior to its official release and features the G-Unit leader taking shots at Jay-Z.

Continue reading 50 Cent Fires Shots At Jay-Z On Beanie Sigel Collabo, "You A Pass The Grey Poupon A** N*gga" [Audio].

50 Cent Sues Rap Website Over Unauthorized Image Use, "It's Already Too Late For [Them]"

November 12, 2009 5:56 PM

G-Unit's 50 Cent has detailed plans to sue popular rap website World Star Hip Hop on terms of the video-based destination illegally using his image on its main page.

Continue reading 50 Cent Sues Rap Website Over Unauthorized Image Use, "It's Already Too Late For [Them]".

UPDATE: Mike Tyson Rep On LAX Arrest: "He Acted In Self-Defense As A Father"

November 12, 2009 5:55 PM

A Mike Tyson representative has spoken on the boxer's arrest last night (November 11) at Los Angeles International Airport and said his attack on a photographer was solely for self-defense.

Continue reading UPDATE: Mike Tyson Rep On LAX Arrest: "He Acted In Self-Defense As A Father".

BREAKING: Gucci Mane Sent To Prison, Given 1 Year Behind Bars For Parole Violation

November 12, 2009 5:25 PM

Southern rapper Radric "Gucci Mane" Davis has reportedly been sentenced to one year in prison for violating the terms of his probation.

Continue reading BREAKING: Gucci Mane Sent To Prison, Given 1 Year Behind Bars For Parole Violation.

Freeway Preps Special "Freelapse" Mixtape, "It's A Tribute To Eminem"

November 12, 2009 5:15 PM

State Property's Freeway has announced plans to drop a new mixtape called Freelapse which will pay homage to Eminem's platinum-certified Relapse album.

Continue reading Freeway Preps Special "Freelapse" Mixtape, "It's A Tribute To Eminem" .

Chris Brown On Working W/ Soulja Boy, "He Does Records That Are The Easiest Records Ever"

November 12, 2009 4:25 PM

R&B singer Chris Brown recently discussed teaming up with Soulja Boy Tell Em for their "Bad" collaboration and described how the teen rapper's songs become smash hits.

Continue reading Chris Brown On Working W/ Soulja Boy, "He Does Records That Are The Easiest Records Ever".

UPDATE: Lil Boosie Releases Statement On 4 Year Jail Sentence, "I Made Some Very Foolish Choices"

November 12, 2009 3:30 PM

Incarcerated rapper Torrence "Lil Boosie" Hatch has released a statement about being sentenced to a four year jail bid for violating the terms of his probation.

Continue reading UPDATE: Lil Boosie Releases Statement On 4 Year Jail Sentence, "I Made Some Very Foolish Choices" .

Juvenile Breaks Silence On Daughter's Murder, "You Don't Get Over Things Like That"

November 12, 2009 1:30 PM

After more than a year since his 11 year-old daughter's murder, rapper Juvenile has broken his silence on her death and explained the incident's aftermath.

Continue reading Juvenile Breaks Silence On Daughter's Murder, "You Don't Get Over Things Like That".

Lil Kim Reportedly Stiffs UK Promoters Over Nosebleed, Faces $20K Lawsuit

November 12, 2009 1:20 PM

New York rapper Lil Kim is reportedly facing a $20,000 lawsuit by United Kingdom club promoters who claim she did not appear at pre-paid venues earlier this month.

Continue reading Lil Kim Reportedly Stiffs UK Promoters Over Nosebleed, Faces $20K Lawsuit.

50 Cent & Beanie Sigel's "I Go Off" Collabo Snippet Lands Online

November 12, 2009 11:00 AM

50 Cent and Beanie Sigel's upcoming "I Go Off" collaboration record has landed online nearly 48 hours ahead of schedule via a 30-second snippet of the song.

Continue reading 50 Cent & Beanie Sigel's "I Go Off" Collabo Snippet Lands Online.

Katt Williams Addresses Burglary Arrest, "How A N*gga W/ $3 Million Is Stealing $3,500 Worth Of Jewelry?"

November 12, 2009 10:50 AM

Comedian Katt Williams has addressed his recent arrest on burglary charges and said he had no reason to allegedly "steal" due to his substantial wealth.

Continue reading Katt Williams Addresses Burglary Arrest, "How A N*gga W/ $3 Million Is Stealing $3,500 Worth Of Jewelry?".

Mike Epps Not Interested In "How High" Sequel, "No Offense To Redman, Method Man Or The Project" [Video]

November 12, 2009 10:35 AM

With recent Redman talks of trying to get production rolling for a How High sequel, SOHH spoke with the original film's actor, Mike Epps, to find out if he would reprise his role as "Baby Powder" if given the opportunity.

Continue reading Mike Epps Not Interested In "How High" Sequel, "No Offense To Redman, Method Man Or The Project" [Video].

Wale's "Attention: Deficit" Projected To Sell 28K In First-Week Sales

November 12, 2009 10:20 AM

Rap newcomer Wale's Attention: Deficit album debut is reportedly en route to move around 28,000 copies after seven days in retail stores across the nation.

Continue reading Wale's "Attention: Deficit" Projected To Sell 28K In First-Week Sales.

Flavor Flav's Tax Problems Revealed, Rapper Owes $183K To Government

November 12, 2009 10:00 AM

Rapper-turned-reality star Flavor Flav has had his tax records land online showing him owing over $183,000 to the state of California.

Continue reading Flavor Flav's Tax Problems Revealed, Rapper Owes $183K To Government.

Mike Tyson Arrested At LAX Airport, Reportedly Punched Paparazzo

November 11, 2009 10:54 PM

Renowned boxer Mike Tyson has reportedly been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on battery charges for attacking a paparazzo.

Continue reading Mike Tyson Arrested At LAX Airport, Reportedly Punched Paparazzo.

C-Murder Unable To Pay For Murder Conviction Appeal

November 11, 2009 6:00 PM

Nearly two months after announcing plans to appeal his murder conviction, incarcerated rapper Corey "C-Murder" Miller has requested to be declared indigent as he is unable to afford the costs to follow through with his case.

Continue reading C-Murder Unable To Pay For Murder Conviction Appeal.

Freeway Stays Neutral In Jay-Z/Beanie Sigel Dispute, "That's The Big Homie & It's Still All Love"

November 11, 2009 5:30 PM

As tension rises between Beanie Sigel and Jay-Z, State Property's Freeway has voiced his thoughts and promised to keep a neutral position in the war of words.

Continue reading Freeway Stays Neutral In Jay-Z/Beanie Sigel Dispute, "That's The Big Homie & It's Still All Love".

TONIGHT: Eminem, Kanye West, T.I. & More Face-Off On FUSE TV's "Top 20 Hip-Hop Videos" Countdown

November 11, 2009 5:00 PM

Tonight, the Fuse TV Network will broadcast its Top 20 Hip-Hop Videos Of All Time countdown which will consist of selections by renowned rappers including the late Biggie Smalls, Eminem, Kanye West, T.I., 50 Cent and more.

Continue reading TONIGHT: Eminem, Kanye West, T.I. & More Face-Off On FUSE TV's "Top 20 Hip-Hop Videos" Countdown.

Drake Clears Up The-Dream "Thank Me Later" Collabo Confusion, "It's Not The First Single"

November 11, 2009 4:40 PM

Drake has clarified recent reports which suggested his debut album, Thank Me Later, would be kicked-off by a collaboration track with The-Dream called "Shut It Down."

Continue reading Drake Clears Up The-Dream "Thank Me Later" Collabo Confusion, "It's Not The First Single" .

The Clipse Break Silence On Jailed Manager, "The Situation Has Been Hard As Well As Heartbreaking"

November 11, 2009 4:00 PM

The Clipse have broken their silence on former manager Anthony "Geezy" Gonzalez after he pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges last month.

Continue reading The Clipse Break Silence On Jailed Manager, "The Situation Has Been Hard As Well As Heartbreaking".

Game Talks Dr. Dre Relationship, "I'm Working On 'Detox' W/ Him & He's Working On 'R.E.D.' W/ Me" [Video]

November 11, 2009 3:10 PM

Game recently discussed re-linking with his former Aftermath boss, Dr. Dre, and detailed how their chemistry has been since teaming up to put together The R.E.D. Album.

Continue reading Game Talks Dr. Dre Relationship, "I'm Working On 'Detox' W/ Him & He's Working On 'R.E.D.' W/ Me" [Video].

Michael Jackson's Still Got "It", Jay-Z Loses His Top 10 Imprint Plus Amerie & Ryan Leslie Invade The Charts

November 11, 2009 2:30 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Michael Jackson still has it at No. 2, Jay-Z falls out of Top 10 and new releases from Shwayze, Amerie and Ryan Leslie invade the charts.

Continue reading Michael Jackson's Still Got "It", Jay-Z Loses His Top 10 Imprint Plus Amerie & Ryan Leslie Invade The Charts.

DJ Kay Slay Talks Papoose Debut Album Delay, "There [Were] Creative Control Conflicts"

November 11, 2009 1:00 PM

Known for helping land Papoose a $1.5 million recording contract with Jive Records in 2006, New York's DJ Kay Slay recently said record label conflicts have caused the rapper's long-awaited debut album delay.

Continue reading DJ Kay Slay Talks Papoose Debut Album Delay, "There [Were] Creative Control Conflicts".

J. Cole Not Planning Beanie Sigel Diss Record W/ Jay-Z, "That's Not Even My Place" [Video]

November 11, 2009 12:10 PM

Roc Nation's J. Cole recently spoke on his reaction to hearing Beanie Sigel airing out Jay-Z in interviews and on the "Average Cat" song and said he had no intention to team with Hov for a diss record.

Continue reading J. Cole Not Planning Beanie Sigel Diss Record W/ Jay-Z, "That's Not Even My Place" [Video].

Lil Scrappy On Lil Wayne & Lil Boosie Jail Time, "This Is The Most Rappers That Done Got Locked Up" [Video]

November 11, 2009 11:45 AM

With the recent legal troubles surrounding Lil Wayne and Lil Boosie, SOHH spoke with Disturbin' Tha Peace's Lil Scrappy to get his take on seeing the two fellow Southern artists preparing for jail time.

Continue reading Lil Scrappy On Lil Wayne & Lil Boosie Jail Time, "This Is The Most Rappers That Done Got Locked Up" [Video].

Wu-Tang Clan Associates Busted On Drug Charges, "It Was Like A Cheech & Chong Movie" [Video]

November 11, 2009 11:25 AM

Wu-Tang Clan associates DJ Mathematics and Streetlife were arrested this week in Arkansas on multiple drug charges after their tour bus was stopped for speeding.

Continue reading Wu-Tang Clan Associates Busted On Drug Charges, "It Was Like A Cheech & Chong Movie" [Video].

UPDATE: B.G. Discusses Felony Weapon Arrest, "I Don't Know How The Guns Got In The Vehicle"

November 11, 2009 10:30 AM

Former Hot Boys' member B.G. has broken his silence on his recent arrest in New Orleans on gun charges and said he had no knowledge that three weapons were in the vehicle he was riding in.

Continue reading UPDATE: B.G. Discusses Felony Weapon Arrest, "I Don't Know How The Guns Got In The Vehicle".

Shaq's Wife Calls Permanent Timeout, Files For Divorce From NBA Baller

November 11, 2009 10:25 AM

Shaunie, the wife of NBA player-turned-rapper Shaquille O'Neal has reportedly filed for divorce from the baller after nearly seven years of marriage due to "irreconcilable differences."

Continue reading Shaq's Wife Calls Permanent Timeout, Files For Divorce From NBA Baller.

Lloyd Banks & Tony Yayo On Beanie Sigel Possibly Joining G-Unit, "There's A Big Bag Of Money Coming" [Video]

November 11, 2009 10:15 AM

After recent talks of former Roc-A-Fella artist Beanie Sigel joining G-Unit Records, Lloyd Banks and Tony Yayo shared their reactions on the possibility of the rapper signing with 50 Cent.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks & Tony Yayo On Beanie Sigel Possibly Joining G-Unit, "There's A Big Bag Of Money Coming" [Video].

50 Cent Released Mobb Deep From G-Unit Records, Says Game Is Still Signed To His Label

November 10, 2009 6:00 PM

50 Cent recently updated fans on the status of G-Unit Records and explained why his associates Mobb Deep are no longer on the label and revealed Young Buck and Game's Unit status.

Continue reading 50 Cent Released Mobb Deep From G-Unit Records, Says Game Is Still Signed To His Label.

Snoop Dogg Creates "Malice" W/ Soulja Boy, The-Dream & R.Kelly, Tracklisting Revealed

November 10, 2009 5:30 PM

West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg's Malice In Wonderland tracklisting has been unveiled and shows the rapper teaming with Soulja Boy Tell Em, The-Dream, R.Kelly and more.

Continue reading Snoop Dogg Creates "Malice" W/ Soulja Boy, The-Dream & R.Kelly, Tracklisting Revealed.

Eminem's "Shady Talez" Movie Details Revealed, Rapper To Play Multiple Roles

November 10, 2009 4:25 PM

More details surrounding Eminem's upcoming Shady Talez horror film have landed online and suggest the rapper will portray three different roles in the movie.

Continue reading Eminem's "Shady Talez" Movie Details Revealed, Rapper To Play Multiple Roles.

Juelz Santana On "Born To Lose, Built To Win" LP, "You Gotta Give People More"

November 10, 2009 3:30 PM

Dipset's Juelz Santana recently spoke with SOHH about the anticipation behind his Born To Lose, Built To Win album and why he has not rushed its release.

Continue reading Juelz Santana On "Born To Lose, Built To Win" LP, "You Gotta Give People More".

Jay-Z Hints At Child W/ Beyonce, Rapper Reportedly "Ready" For Baby

November 10, 2009 2:00 PM

Jay-Z has reportedly hinted that he is ready to have his first child with wife and R&B singer, Beyonce Knowles.

Continue reading Jay-Z Hints At Child W/ Beyonce, Rapper Reportedly "Ready" For Baby.

50 Cent's "Before I Self Destruct" Lands No. 1 On iTunes

November 10, 2009 1:55 PM

50 Cent's long-awaited Before I Self Destruct album has secured the top spot on the new digital records chart on iTunes today, a day after its online release.

Continue reading 50 Cent's "Before I Self Destruct" Lands No. 1 On iTunes.

DMX's Tax Problems Exposed, Rapper Owes $1.5 Million

November 10, 2009 12:45 PM

Rapper Earl "DMX" Simmons has had his tax problems exposed as new reports show the former Def Jam artist owing roughly $1.5 million to the IRS and New York state.

Continue reading DMX's Tax Problems Exposed, Rapper Owes $1.5 Million.

50 Cent & Tahiry: "On To The Next One"

November 10, 2009 12:00 PM

For Caption Diss, the good folks at SOHH are back at it again giving y'all, the loyal readers, a shot to draw up the final word. The "Best We've Ever Read" headline gets to rep the SOHH Caption Diss gear for seven days. Game time!

Continue reading 50 Cent & Tahiry: "On To The Next One".

Fabolous Goes At Joe Budden's New Girlfriend, "Keep My Name Outta Tahiry's V*gina, I Mean Your Mouth!"

November 10, 2009 11:45 AM

Fabolous has shown no signs of dying down his Twitter voice as of late by now calling out Joe Budden's new girlfriend, Somaya Reece, in a number of playful yet hard-hitting taunts.

Continue reading Fabolous Goes At Joe Budden's New Girlfriend, "Keep My Name Outta Tahiry's V*gina, I Mean Your Mouth!".

Lil Wayne Secures Lenny Kravitz, Travis Barker & Fall Out Boy For "Rebirth"

November 10, 2009 11:15 AM

Details on Lil Wayne's forthcoming Rebirth album have begun to land online and show the rapper securing guest features from Drake, Lenny Kravitz, Cool & Dre and more.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Secures Lenny Kravitz, Travis Barker & Fall Out Boy For "Rebirth".

UPDATE: Katt Williams Released, Attorney Speaks On Comedian's Behalf [Audio]

November 10, 2009 10:55 AM

Comedian Katt Williams has reportedly been released from jail after posting bond yesterday (November 10) for burglary and trespassing charges he received in Georgia over the weekend.

Continue reading UPDATE: Katt Williams Released, Attorney Speaks On Comedian's Behalf [Audio].

Drake Avoids Freestyles, "That's Just Not My Creative Process"

November 10, 2009 10:30 AM

Young Money's Drake recently discussed the controversy he found himself in last summer when he read a "freestyle" from his phone during a radio interview.

Continue reading Drake Avoids Freestyles, "That's Just Not My Creative Process".

Dr. Dre Teams W/ Mega Retailer For "Club Beats" Venture

November 10, 2009 10:15 AM

Dr. Dre has teamed with mega electronic retailer Best Buy to launch an in-store venture which will feature his Beats headphone and deejay equipment in roughly 300 stores.

Continue reading Dr. Dre Teams W/ Mega Retailer For "Club Beats" Venture.

Lil Boosie Violates Probabtion, Rapper Given 4 Year Prison Sentence

November 10, 2009 10:10 AM

Southern rapper Torrence "Lil Boosie" Hatch will reportedly have his one-year prison sentence extended an additional three years as a judge ruled that he violated the terms of his house arrest.

Continue reading Lil Boosie Violates Probabtion, Rapper Given 4 Year Prison Sentence.

Juelz Santana On Re-Linking W/ Cam'ron In Future, "I Would Love To Do Anything For The Fans"

November 9, 2009 6:00 PM

Juelz Santana has re-sparked talks of what it would take to once again team up with Cam'ron and give life to their Dipset movement they created with Jim Jones and Freekey Zeeky.

Continue reading Juelz Santana On Re-Linking W/ Cam'ron In Future, "I Would Love To Do Anything For The Fans".

Baby Reveals "Plans" For Lil Wayne's Jail Bid, "I Promise You'll Never Think He Left The Streets"

November 9, 2009 5:00 PM

Cash Money Records co-founder Baby has opened up about the jail time his top artist, Lil Wayne, is facing in a gun case and revealed the strategy he has in store to keep fans satisfied during the rapper's absence.

Continue reading Baby Reveals "Plans" For Lil Wayne's Jail Bid, "I Promise You'll Never Think He Left The Streets".

Jaz-O Discusses Jay-Z/Beanie Sigel Dispute, "I Told Y'all In 2002 & Y'all Ain't Believe Me" [Video]

November 9, 2009 4:45 PM

Jay-Z's rap mentor, Jaz-O, has shared his reaction to former Roc-A-Fella artist Beanie Sigel attacking Hov for shady business practices and said he has been preaching the same message since 2002.

Continue reading Jaz-O Discusses Jay-Z/Beanie Sigel Dispute, "I Told Y'all In 2002 & Y'all Ain't Believe Me" [Video] .

Lil Wayne On Drake's "Thank Me Later" Debut, "I Want To Say He's Probably Finished"

November 9, 2009 4:10 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne recently updated fans on his Young Money artist Drake's Thank Me Later debut album progress and said the project is likely ready for release.

Continue reading Lil Wayne On Drake's "Thank Me Later" Debut, "I Want To Say He's Probably Finished".

Young Dro Battles Album Leak W/ New Music, "I'm Gonna Patch It Up"

November 9, 2009 3:20 PM

Grand Hustle's Young Dro recently addressed his new album, P.O.L.O. (Players Only Live Once), being leaked online months in advance and promised to re-vamp his sophomore project with new records.

Continue reading Young Dro Battles Album Leak W/ New Music, "I'm Gonna Patch It Up".

Redman Talks Eminem, "I Will F*ck W/ Shady Records Because They're New"

November 9, 2009 1:45 PM

Def Jam's Redman recently spoke on his relationship with Eminem and explained what it would take for the two emcees to re-connect for a collaboration track.

Continue reading Redman Talks Eminem, "I Will F*ck W/ Shady Records Because They're New".

Kanye West Ready For Lil Wayne's "Carter" Film, "Few Will Ever Live The Life Of A True Rock Star"

November 9, 2009 12:40 PM

Kanye West has displayed his interest in Lil Wayne's upcoming The Carter documentary by placing its trailer and labeling the Young Money rapper as a true rock star on his popular blog.

Continue reading Kanye West Ready For Lil Wayne's "Carter" Film, "Few Will Ever Live The Life Of A True Rock Star".

UPDATE: DMX Replaced By Coolio For Mixed Martial Arts Match

November 9, 2009 12:10 PM

Rapper Coolio will replace DMX in the upcoming Alabama Pride mixed martial arts fight next month since the former Def Jam could not reach an agreement with the event's promoter.

Continue reading UPDATE: DMX Replaced By Coolio For Mixed Martial Arts Match.

Comedian Katt Williams Arrested, Remains Jailed On Burglary & Trespassing Charges

November 9, 2009 12:05 PM

Comedian Katt Williams was reportedly arrested last night (November 8) in Georgia on burglary charges and will remain behind bars until a bail is set later today.

Continue reading Comedian Katt Williams Arrested, Remains Jailed On Burglary & Trespassing Charges.

Rick Ross On Nas As Def Jam President, "I Want Rap N*ggas To Takeover Everything" [Video]

November 9, 2009 11:45 AM

Following reports of Nas possibly receiving an opportunity to become Def Jam Records president, SOHH spoke with the rapper's labelmate, Rick Ross, to get his reaction.

Continue reading Rick Ross On Nas As Def Jam President, "I Want Rap N*ggas To Takeover Everything" [Video].

Mariah Carey's "Precious" Makes Impressive $1.8 Mil Debut W/ Limited Release

November 9, 2009 11:10 AM

Award-winning singer Mariah Carey's new film, Precious, premiered over the weekend with an impressive $1.8 million in box office sales despite running in just 18 theaters throughout the United States.

Continue reading Mariah Carey's "Precious" Makes Impressive $1.8 Mil Debut W/ Limited Release.

Shawnna Clears Up Ludacris/T-Pain Rumors, "I'm F*cking W/ 2 Real Good N*ggas In The Industry" [Video]

November 9, 2009 11:00 AM

Disturbin' Tha Peace's Shawnna has cleared up recent rumors which claimed she left Ludacris' imprint to join forces with T-Pain's Nappy Boy Entertainment and said a new record deal is in the works.

Continue reading Shawnna Clears Up Ludacris/T-Pain Rumors, "I'm F*cking W/ 2 Real Good N*ggas In The Industry" [Video] .

Big Boi On Rihanna's Televised Interview, "Nothing Excuses Violence Against Women" [Audio]

November 9, 2009 10:08 AM

OutKast's Big Boi has shared his reaction to Rihanna's televised interview over the weekend and even retweetted his fans' opinions on Twitter.

Continue reading Big Boi On Rihanna's Televised Interview, "Nothing Excuses Violence Against Women" [Audio] .

50 Cent Speaks On Working W/ Dr. Dre, "I've Been Recording For 'Detox' 2 Years Ago" [Video]

November 8, 2009 12:10 PM

50 Cent recently discussed his studio relationship with Dr. Dre and his involvement in the long-delayed Detox album.

Continue reading 50 Cent Speaks On Working W/ Dr. Dre, "I've Been Recording For 'Detox' 2 Years Ago" [Video].

Joe Budden Moves Past Tahiry W/ New Girlfriend Somaya Reece, "I Will Be Good To Joe, Always" [Video]

November 8, 2009 12:00 PM

Showing he has moved past ex-girlfriend Tahiry, Joe Budden recently introduced fans to his newest love interest, model Somaya Reece, during a live blog cast.

Continue reading Joe Budden Moves Past Tahiry W/ New Girlfriend Somaya Reece, "I Will Be Good To Joe, Always" [Video].

Rick Ross Justifies Remixing 50 Cent's "Baby By Me" Song, "I Had To Touch That" [Audio]

November 8, 2009 10:00 AM

Rick Ross recently justified his reasons behind remixing 50 Cent's "Baby By Me" single and shared an opinion on his rap rival's leaked album, Before I Self Destruct.

Continue reading Rick Ross Justifies Remixing 50 Cent's "Baby By Me" Song, "I Had To Touch That" [Audio].

Taylor Swift Gives Kanye West Soft Verbal Jab On "SNL", "I Got Security Lining The Stage" [Video]

November 8, 2009 8:00 AM

Country singer Taylor Swift surprised fans during last night's "Saturday Night Live" airing as the host limited her Kanye West-based spoofs to only the opening segment.

Continue reading Taylor Swift Gives Kanye West Soft Verbal Jab On "SNL", "I Got Security Lining The Stage" [Video].

Chris Brown Reacts To Rihanna's Tell-All Interview, "The Details Should Remain A Private Matter Between Us"

November 7, 2009 2:00 PM

Less than 24 hours after Rihanna's tell-all interviews have circulated online detailing her publicized domestic dispute with ex-boyfriend Chris Brown, the male singer has released a statement.

Continue reading Chris Brown Reacts To Rihanna's Tell-All Interview, "The Details Should Remain A Private Matter Between Us".

Rick Ross Talks Joint Birdman Album/Movie, "We Start Filming At The End Of This Year" [Video]

November 7, 2009 12:00 PM

Rick Ross recently updated fans on the status of his upcoming joint The H album alongside Birdman and said fans could expect to see a movie accompany the project.

Continue reading Rick Ross Talks Joint Birdman Album/Movie, "We Start Filming At The End Of This Year" [Video].

50 Cent Unfazed By "BISD" Leak, "The Response Is So Good That I Know [It's] A Hit" [Video]

November 7, 2009 10:00 AM

50 Cent recently discussed his reaction to Before I Self Destruct leaking nearly a month in advance of its release date and why this project's focus is more based on generating interest for his live shows.

Continue reading 50 Cent Unfazed By "BISD" Leak, "The Response Is So Good That I Know [It's] A Hit" [Video].

UPDATE: DMX's Rep Addresses Celebrity Fight, "He's A Hip-Hop Artist, Not A Boxer"

November 7, 2009 8:00 AM

A representative for rapper DMX has come forward and addressed the recent claims of the former Def Jam artist allegedly backing out of a publicized celebrity boxing match next month.

Continue reading UPDATE: DMX's Rep Addresses Celebrity Fight, "He's A Hip-Hop Artist, Not A Boxer".

Chris Brown Sprays Lil Wayne, Game & Swizz Beatz Onto "Graffiti" LP

November 6, 2009 5:30 PM

Chris Brown's Graffiti album track listing has landed online today (November 6) and shows guest appearances by Lil Wayne, Game, Swizz Beatz and more.

Continue reading Chris Brown Sprays Lil Wayne, Game & Swizz Beatz Onto "Graffiti" LP.

Nas' "Illmatic" To Land On Bookshelves, Writers Reflect On Rapper's Debut LP

November 6, 2009 4:00 PM

Grammy-nominated rapper Nas' Illmatic will land in a textual form next month with writer Michael Eric Dyson and Sohail Daulatzai's release of Born To Use Mics, a break-down of the New York emcee's debut album.

Continue reading Nas' "Illmatic" To Land On Bookshelves, Writers Reflect On Rapper's Debut LP.

Rakim Respects Jay-Z's "G.O.A.T." Honors, "I Think It's Only Right"

November 6, 2009 3:00 PM

Rap pioneer Rakim recently shared his thoughts on Jay-Z being a popular candidate for the "Greatest Rapper Of All-Time" title and how Hov's success is a key sign of his talent.

Continue reading Rakim Respects Jay-Z's "G.O.A.T." Honors, "I Think It's Only Right".

Hot Boys' B.G. Arrested On Felony Gun Charge

November 6, 2009 2:29 PM

Former Cash Money Records' artist Chris "B.G." Dorsey was reportedly arrested this week in New Orleans on a felony gun charge after being pulled over by local police.

Continue reading Hot Boys' B.G. Arrested On Felony Gun Charge.

50 Cent Wins Triple C's Flop Prediction, Rihanna Knocks Out Chris Brown & Beanie Sigel Snitches On Roc-A-Fella

November 6, 2009 1:50 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, we're rollin' backward seven days to applaud 50 Cent for correctly predicting Rick Ross & Triple C's debut album failure, watch Rihanna toss a one-two punch at Chris Brown, listen to Beanie Sigel snitching on Jay-Z and Damon Dash, figure out Game's Twitter addiction plus oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading 50 Cent Wins Triple C's Flop Prediction, Rihanna Knocks Out Chris Brown & Beanie Sigel Snitches On Roc-A-Fella.

Rihanna Recalls Chris Brown Dispute, "I Caught Him In A Lie & He Wouldn't Tell The Truth" [Video]

November 6, 2009 1:00 PM

More footage of Rihanna's revealing televised interview with reporter Diane Sawyer has landed online and shows the singer discussing her publicized domestic dispute with Chris Brown last February.

Continue reading Rihanna Recalls Chris Brown Dispute, "I Caught Him In A Lie & He Wouldn't Tell The Truth" [Video].

Jay-Z Joins NY Yankees For World Series Championship Parade [Video]

November 6, 2009 12:22 PM

Today, Jay-Z joined thousands of fans as the New York Yankees took to the streets for their World Series Championship parade throughout the Big Apple.

Continue reading Jay-Z Joins NY Yankees For World Series Championship Parade [Video].

Eminem Headed Back To The Big Screen For 3-D Rap Horror Movie

November 6, 2009 11:46 AM

Oscar-winning rapper Eminem has reportedly been tapped to star in an upcoming 3-D horror film with an underlying hip-hop theme called The Shady Talez.

Continue reading Eminem Headed Back To The Big Screen For 3-D Rap Horror Movie.

50 Cent Puts Beanie Sigel/G-Unit Signing Talks On Hold, "We'll See What Happens"

November 6, 2009 10:30 AM

50 Cent has died down recent hype surrounding speculation of Beanie Sigel signing with G-Unit Records and explained what it would take for the former Roc-A-Fella rapper to join his team.

Continue reading 50 Cent Puts Beanie Sigel/G-Unit Signing Talks On Hold, "We'll See What Happens".

Bun B Talks Life After Pimp C, "Trill OG" Album On Deck

November 6, 2009 9:30 AM

UGK's Bun B recently discussed how he has been able to move forward nearly three years after the passing of his rap partner Pimp C and announced plans to release a new solo project called Trill OG.

Continue reading Bun B Talks Life After Pimp C, "Trill OG" Album On Deck.

Olivia Reflects On Leaving G-Unit, "I Still Talk To Lloyd Banks & Tony Yayo All The Time"

November 6, 2009 9:00 AM

Former G-Unit member Olivia recently discussed her departure from 50 Cent's camp and where she stands with remaining members Lloyd Banks and Tony Yayo.

Continue reading Olivia Reflects On Leaving G-Unit, "I Still Talk To Lloyd Banks & Tony Yayo All The Time".

50 Cent On Working W/ Kim Kardashian For New Fragrance, "I Think She's Amazing"

November 5, 2009 10:05 PM

50 Cent recently discussed his working relationship with television personality Kim Kardashian who has agreed to be a spokesperson for their upcoming women's fragrance line.

Continue reading 50 Cent On Working W/ Kim Kardashian For New Fragrance, "I Think She's Amazing".

DMX Reportedly Drops Celebrity Boxing Match, Sources Say

November 5, 2009 10:01 PM

New reports suggest rapper DMX has withdrawn himself from an upcoming celebrity boxing match next month against fighter Eric Martinez.

Continue reading DMX Reportedly Drops Celebrity Boxing Match, Sources Say.

Young Jeezy Throws Up The Roc, Added To Jay-Z's "BP3" 2010 Tour

November 5, 2009 6:33 PM

Jay-Z has announced plans to once again hit the road in early 2010 for a nationwide tour to support his platinum-certified Blueprint 3 album with help from Young Jeezy.

Continue reading Young Jeezy Throws Up The Roc, Added To Jay-Z's "BP3" 2010 Tour.

Rick Ross "Thanks" 50 Cent W/ Triple C's Album, "Crushing You Gave Me The Confidence"

November 5, 2009 5:30 PM

Rick Ross has reportedly offered yet another taunt toward 50 Cent in the "Thank-You" section of his Triple C's group album, Custom Cars & Cycles.

Continue reading Rick Ross "Thanks" 50 Cent W/ Triple C's Album, "Crushing You Gave Me The Confidence".

Jay-Z & Alicia Keys Re-Link For "Empire State Of Mind Part 2"

November 5, 2009 4:00 PM

Jay-Z and Alicia Keys have reportedly re-linked to record an addition to their "Empire State Of Mind" hit single which will contain a new verse from Hov and be featured on Keys' new album, The Element of Freedom.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Alicia Keys Re-Link For "Empire State Of Mind Part 2".

Game's "R.E.D Album" Delayed 'Til 2010, "Had To Push It Back So Me & Dre Can Wrap It Up The Right Way"

November 5, 2009 12:30 PM

Less than a day after announcing his R.E.D. Album's release date would be pushed back, Game has now said the project would not drop sooner than February 2010.

Continue reading Game's "R.E.D Album" Delayed 'Til 2010, "Had To Push It Back So Me & Dre Can Wrap It Up The Right Way" .

Rihanna's Televised Interview Airs, "Even If Chris Never Hit Me Again, Who's To Say [A Young Girl's] Boyfriend Won't?" [Video]

November 5, 2009 12:00 PM

Rihanna's first televised interview since her domestic dispute with ex-boyfriend Chris Brown aired today (November 5) and showed the R&B singer speaking on the incident's aftermath.

Continue reading Rihanna's Televised Interview Airs, "Even If Chris Never Hit Me Again, Who's To Say [A Young Girl's] Boyfriend Won't?" [Video].

Wyclef Reveals Tell-All Book Details, "There's No Way That I Can't Mention The Fugees"

November 5, 2009 11:30 AM

Wyclef Jean has revealed a few details surrounding his upcoming untitled tell-all memoir and promised to discuss his time with The Fugees' Lauryn Hill and Pras.

Continue reading Wyclef Reveals Tell-All Book Details, "There's No Way That I Can't Mention The Fugees".

Cormega Hints At AZ Collabo Album, "We Ain't Trying To Just Put Our Sh*t Out W/ Anybody"

November 5, 2009 10:55 AM

New York rapper Cormega has hinted at a possible AZ collaboration album and said their chemistry together could make the project land in stores.

Continue reading Cormega Hints At AZ Collabo Album, "We Ain't Trying To Just Put Our Sh*t Out W/ Anybody".

Freeway Ricky Ross On Rick Ross Lying About C.O. Past, "He Pulled One Over Everybody's Head" [Video]

November 5, 2009 10:00 AM

Former drug kingpin Ricky "Freeway" Ross recently spoke on how he felt about rapper Rick Ross initially lying about his time as an ex-corrections officer in the mid-1990's.

Continue reading Freeway Ricky Ross On Rick Ross Lying About C.O. Past, "He Pulled One Over Everybody's Head" [Video].

Yung Joc Announces Bad Boy/Block Ent. Freedom, "I Just Got My Release"

November 5, 2009 9:30 AM

After his highly publicized dispute with Diddy's Bad Boy Records and Block Entertainment earlier this year, Yung Joc has announced his official departure from contractual obligations.

Continue reading Yung Joc Announces Bad Boy/Block Ent. Freedom, "I Just Got My Release".

Dame Dash Responds To Beanie Sigel "Roc" Accusations, "I Hate To See Anybody Struggle" [Video]

November 5, 2009 9:02 AM

Roc-A-Fella co-founder Damon "Dame" Dash has responded to Beanie Sigel's recent claims against his former boss and said he understood the Philadelphia rapper's overall pain.

Continue reading Dame Dash Responds To Beanie Sigel "Roc" Accusations, "I Hate To See Anybody Struggle" [Video].

NY Yankees Win World Series, Raekwon, Joe Budden, LL Cool J & More React

November 4, 2009 11:56 PM

The New York Yankees have won the Major League Baseball World Series and sparked a grouping of Twitter reactions from Raekwon, Joe Budden, LL Cool J and more.

Continue reading NY Yankees Win World Series, Raekwon, Joe Budden, LL Cool J & More React.

Mr. Porter & Just Blaze Discuss Eminem's "Relapse 2" LP, "All Day Everyday The Kid Is Writing"

November 4, 2009 5:00 PM

D12's Mr. Porter and Just Blaze have discussed working alongside Eminem for the rapper's forthcoming Relapse 2 album and revealed their chemistry with Slim Shady.

Continue reading Mr. Porter & Just Blaze Discuss Eminem's "Relapse 2" LP, "All Day Everyday The Kid Is Writing".

Taylor Swift Preps For "SNL" Hosting Gig, Kanye West Spoof Revealed [Video]

November 4, 2009 4:30 PM

Country singer Taylor Swift has reminded fans of her upcoming "Saturday Night Live" hosting slot this weekend by poking fun at Kanye West in the show's promotional trailer.

Continue reading Taylor Swift Preps For "SNL" Hosting Gig, Kanye West Spoof Revealed [Video].

Funkmaster Flex On Jay-Z/Beanie Sigel Dispute, "I Think Jay Should've Let Sigel Go"

November 4, 2009 1:46 PM

New York radio deejay Funkmaster Flex has weighed in on the current Jay-Z and Beanie Sigel dispute and said he understood the argument from both sides.

Continue reading Funkmaster Flex On Jay-Z/Beanie Sigel Dispute, "I Think Jay Should've Let Sigel Go".

Drake Talks Rihanna's "Rated R" Album, "We Did Some Great Work Together"

November 4, 2009 1:30 PM

Young Money's Drake has shared his thoughts on Rihanna's comeback album, Rated R, and said he had the opportunity to work with her in the studio.

Continue reading Drake Talks Rihanna's "Rated R" Album, "We Did Some Great Work Together".

Master P On Shyne's Rap Game Return, "Hip-Hop Is At An All-Time Low Right Now" [Audio]

November 4, 2009 1:30 PM

No Limit Records Founder Master P recently spoke with SOHH about his thoughts on Shyne returning home after nearly nine years behind bars and why hip-hop may not be the best outlet for him to venture back in to.

Continue reading Master P On Shyne's Rap Game Return, "Hip-Hop Is At An All-Time Low Right Now" [Audio].

Mack Maine & Omarion React To Lil Wayne's Jail Bid, "He's Not Gonna Miss Out On Anything"

November 4, 2009 1:00 PM

Young Money President Mack Maine and former YM artist Omarion have shared their reaction to Lil Wayne's speculated one-year jail sentence and were optimistic about the rapper completing his time.

Continue reading Mack Maine & Omarion React To Lil Wayne's Jail Bid, "He's Not Gonna Miss Out On Anything".

Michael Jackson Sticks "It" To No. 1, Jay-Z Is Still Top 10 Plus Rick Ross & Triple C's Debut On The Charts

November 4, 2009 12:00 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Michael Jackson returns to become the king once again, Jay-Z holds down Top 10 and new releases from Tech N9ne, Z-Ro, Triple C's and more debut on the charts.

Continue reading Michael Jackson Sticks "It" To No. 1, Jay-Z Is Still Top 10 Plus Rick Ross & Triple C's Debut On The Charts.

Beanie Sigel Responds To Jay-Z's Accusations, "You Didn't Give Me A Record Label" [Audio]

November 4, 2009 10:54 AM

Beanie Sigel has responded to recent statements made by Jay-Z which question why he would bad mouth his former boss and said his State Property accomplishments were made by himself.

Continue reading Beanie Sigel Responds To Jay-Z's Accusations, "You Didn't Give Me A Record Label" [Audio].

Foxy Brown Disses Lil Kim On New Track, "Motherf*ckers Will Never See Me 'Dancin' W/ The Stars'" [Audio]

November 4, 2009 10:30 AM

New York rapper Foxy Brown has fired a few shots toward ex-rap rival Lil Kim on a new untitled song where she taunts the emcee's appearance on "Dancing With The Stars" and said she embarrassed their Brooklyn borough.

Continue reading Foxy Brown Disses Lil Kim On New Track, "Motherf*ckers Will Never See Me 'Dancin' W/ The Stars'" [Audio].

Triple C's "Custom Cars & Cycles" Outsells 50 Cent's 10K Predictions

November 4, 2009 10:00 AM

Rick Ross and Triple C's new album, Custom Cars & Cycles were able to just barely outsell 50 Cent's first-week sales projections after selling 12,100 units over the past seven days.

Continue reading Triple C's "Custom Cars & Cycles" Outsells 50 Cent's 10K Predictions.

Redman Auto-Tunes New Album, "Reggie Noble Don't Give A F*ck, He Wanna Do [It]"

November 4, 2009 9:30 AM

Def Jam's Redman has offered some clues toward his new album, Reggie Noble 9 1/2, and said he has no regrets for using auto-tune on a few records.

Continue reading Redman Auto-Tunes New Album, "Reggie Noble Don't Give A F*ck, He Wanna Do [It]".

50 Cent Reflects On Childhood W/ "BISD" LP, "The Actual Album Has Lyrics About [Those] Moments

November 4, 2009 9:00 AM

50 Cent recently shared more details surrounding his forthcoming Before I Self Destruct album and said his fourth solo project would reflect partially on his childhood.

Continue reading 50 Cent Reflects On Childhood W/ "BISD" LP, "The Actual Album Has Lyrics About [Those] Moments.

UPDATE: Game Puts "R.E.D" On Hold, "Album Is Officially Pushed Back"

November 4, 2009 8:00 AM

Game has decided to keep fans waiting by pushing his upcoming R.E.D. Album back in order to complete his studio time with Dr. Dre.

Continue reading UPDATE: Game Puts "R.E.D" On Hold, "Album Is Officially Pushed Back".

Shyne Gives First Press Conference, "I Hold Myself Responsible For The Mistakes I've Made" [Video]

November 3, 2009 4:43 PM

Shyne has given his first press conference to the media since being released from prison after nearly nine years and spoke on the lessons he has learned in his life.

Continue reading Shyne Gives First Press Conference, "I Hold Myself Responsible For The Mistakes I've Made" [Video].

Eminem Joins Jay-Z, Added To American Music Awards Performers

November 3, 2009 4:30 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem has reportedly been added to this month's American Music Awards alongside other performers including Jay-Z and Alicia Keys.

Continue reading Eminem Joins Jay-Z, Added To American Music Awards Performers.

Chris Brown Uncovers "Graffiti" Album Artwork

November 3, 2009 4:00 PM

Chris Brown has revealed the album cover art for his upcoming project, Graffiti, and updated fans on his new "Crawl" music video with Cassie.

Continue reading Chris Brown Uncovers "Graffiti" Album Artwork.

Beanie Sigel & Jay-Z: "Friend Or Foe?"

November 3, 2009 2:00 PM

For Caption Diss, the good folks at SOHH are once again giving all of y'all, the readers, an opportunity to dish out the final word. The "Best We've Ever Read" headline gets to rock the SOHH Caption Diss throne for 168 hours. Word 'em up!

Continue reading Beanie Sigel & Jay-Z: "Friend Or Foe?".

50 Cent Confirms Past Beanie Sigel/G-Unit Records Offer, "Jay-Z Didn't Want To Do That"

November 3, 2009 1:00 PM

50 Cent has confirmed past talks of Beanie Sigel being offered a spot on G-Unit around 2005, however, accused Jay-Z of not wanting to lose his Roc-A-Fella artist.

Continue reading 50 Cent Confirms Past Beanie Sigel/G-Unit Records Offer, "Jay-Z Didn't Want To Do That".

Tahiry Breaks Silence On Fabolous Relationship, "We Pretty Much Were Young Love" [Video]

November 3, 2009 12:40 PM

King Magazine covergirl Tahiry recently discussed her past relationship with Fabolous and explained how despite going their separate ways, both maintain a mutual bond.

Continue reading Tahiry Breaks Silence On Fabolous Relationship, "We Pretty Much Were Young Love" [Video].

Game Heats Up Dr. Dre Hype, "The Aftermath Is Bout To Do A Full 360 Again"

November 3, 2009 12:30 PM

Game has continued to stir up the anticipation for his upcoming R.E.D. Album and said he was placing the final touches with the help of Dr. Dre.

Continue reading Game Heats Up Dr. Dre Hype, "The Aftermath Is Bout To Do A Full 360 Again".

Juelz Santana Says Shyne Has To Get "Right" W/ Freekey Zeeky [Audio]

November 3, 2009 12:00 PM

With Shyne finally being released from prison and deported to Belize last month, SOHH spoke with Dipset's Juelz Santana to get his reaction to the emcee's rap game return.

Continue reading Juelz Santana Says Shyne Has To Get "Right" W/ Freekey Zeeky [Audio].

UPDATE: Rihanna's Chris Brown Remarks Released, "He Was Definitely My First Big Love"

November 3, 2009 11:43 AM

Building up its anticipation for Rihanna's first publicized interview since her domestic dispute with ex-boyfriend Chris Brown last February, ABC has released excerpts from this week's sit down.

Continue reading UPDATE: Rihanna's Chris Brown Remarks Released, "He Was Definitely My First Big Love".

Drake & Chris Brown Featured On Vibe Magazine's Re-Launch Issue

November 3, 2009 11:00 AM

Vibe Magazine will reportedly use Drake and Chris Brown as its feature cover stars when the publication re-launches next month.

Continue reading Drake & Chris Brown Featured On Vibe Magazine's Re-Launch Issue.

UPDATE: Charlamagne Speaks On Radio Show Firing, "I've Never Had Any Disciplinary Action"

November 3, 2009 10:30 AM

Less than a day after announcing being fired from his Philadelphia morning radio show, Charlamagne Tha God has detailed his departure from 100.3 The Beat.

Continue reading UPDATE: Charlamagne Speaks On Radio Show Firing, "I've Never Had Any Disciplinary Action".

Alicia Keys On "Empire" Music Vid, "The Way It's Put Together, It Is So Beautiful" [Video]

November 3, 2009 8:00 AM

Alicia Keys recently discussed her reaction to Jay-Z's "Empire State Of Mind" music video and said their visual project was nothing less than "artistic."

Continue reading Alicia Keys On "Empire" Music Vid, "The Way It's Put Together, It Is So Beautiful" [Video].

Nas Still Separated From Kelis, Rapper Requests $72K/Month Spousal Support Block

November 3, 2009 7:45 AM

After appearing to have reconciled their differences over the summer, Nas has reportedly requested a judge to block paying over $72,000 a month in spousal support to his estranged wife, Kelis.

Continue reading Nas Still Separated From Kelis, Rapper Requests $72K/Month Spousal Support Block.

Rihanna Gets "Rated R" W/ Young Jeezy, Album Track Listing Revealed [Audio]

November 3, 2009 7:00 AM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's Rated R track listing has landed online and shows a limited amount of guest features by artists including Young Jeezy and The Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am.

Continue reading Rihanna Gets "Rated R" W/ Young Jeezy, Album Track Listing Revealed [Audio].

Wale On Rap Criticism, "Why Does It Have Be 'F*ck Cudi Because I Like Drake'?"

November 2, 2009 5:30 PM

Rap newcomer Wale recently discussed his stance on the lack of rap unity and popularity of criticism amongst emcees rather than an emphasis on bettering the rap game as a whole.

Continue reading Wale On Rap Criticism, "Why Does It Have Be 'F*ck Cudi Because I Like Drake'?".

DJ Webstar Talks Moving Beyond Jay-Z's "D.O.A." Message, "I Can't Expect Some 45 Year-Old Man To Relate To [Me]"

November 2, 2009 5:00 PM

DJ Webstar recently discussed moving past Jay-Z's "Death of Auto-Tune" controversy from last summer and explained why it is vital to understand some older generation rappers may not respect his records.

Continue reading DJ Webstar Talks Moving Beyond Jay-Z's "D.O.A." Message, "I Can't Expect Some 45 Year-Old Man To Relate To [Me]".

Kanye West Reportedly In The Studio W/ New Album, "It's Amazing How Many Ideas He Has"

November 2, 2009 4:30 PM

Kanye West collaborator A-Trak has hinted at the rapper's studio return for a fifth solo project and said Ye would be stepping away from the media spotlight for the time being.

Continue reading Kanye West Reportedly In The Studio W/ New Album, "It's Amazing How Many Ideas He Has".

Charlamagne Tha God Fired From Morning Radio Show, "They Want To Move In A Different Direction"

November 2, 2009 1:00 PM

Radio personality Charlamagne Tha God has announced being fired from Philadelphia radio station 100.3 The Beat days after his revealing interview with Beanie Sigel.

Continue reading Charlamagne Tha God Fired From Morning Radio Show, "They Want To Move In A Different Direction".

Rick Ross Remixes 50 Cent's "Baby" Record, "Once Again, G-G-G-Unot!" [Audio]

November 2, 2009 12:30 PM

Rick Ross has decided to make a statement in 50 Cent's direction by remixing his rap rival's new single, "Baby By Me" and tossing a few verbal jabs at the same time.

Continue reading Rick Ross Remixes 50 Cent's "Baby" Record, "Once Again, G-G-G-Unot!" [Audio].

Method Man, Raekwon & Ghostface Unleash "Wu-Massacre" LP Trailer [Video]

November 2, 2009 12:00 PM

Method Man, Raekwon and Ghostface Killah's highly-speculated collaboration album will now land in stores next month after a promotional video for the project has begun to circulate online.

Continue reading Method Man, Raekwon & Ghostface Unleash "Wu-Massacre" LP Trailer [Video].

Rihanna To Break Silence On Chris Brown Incident [Video]

November 2, 2009 11:30 AM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna will reportedly break her silence on Chris Brown for the first time since their publicized domestic dispute last February in a televised interview this week.

Continue reading Rihanna To Break Silence On Chris Brown Incident [Video].

Jay-Z Gives Drake Rap Game Advice, "He Just Needs To Focus" [Video]

November 2, 2009 11:00 AM

Jay-Z recently gave his opinion on rap newcomer Drake's music industry grind and offered a few suggestions on what the Young Money artist should do to not lose his buzz.

Continue reading Jay-Z Gives Drake Rap Game Advice, "He Just Needs To Focus" [Video].

Beanie Sigel Breaks Down "Average Cat" Message, "It's Just Me Conversating W/ My Brother" [Video]

November 2, 2009 9:00 AM

Former Roc-A-Fella artist Beanie Sigel has detailed the motivation behind his "Average Cat" Jay-Z-directed song and said the track should not encourage rappers to begin dissing Hov.

Continue reading Beanie Sigel Breaks Down "Average Cat" Message, "It's Just Me Conversating W/ My Brother" [Video].

DMX Blasts Music Industry's Biz Habits, "The Highest Paid Artist Gets 26 Cents Off A Dollar" [Video]

November 2, 2009 8:57 AM

Former Def Jam artist DMX recently spoke on his issues with the record industry and why most artists are forced to give up a large portion of their publishing rights and profits.

Continue reading DMX Blasts Music Industry's Biz Habits, "The Highest Paid Artist Gets 26 Cents Off A Dollar" [Video].

50 Cent Gives "BISD" Early Release Date, "I'm Pushing The Record Up" [Audio]

November 2, 2009 8:00 AM

50 Cent has announced plans to move his long-anticipated Before I Self Destruct album a week earlier than expected as a result of an unexpected leak last month.

Continue reading 50 Cent Gives "BISD" Early Release Date, "I'm Pushing The Record Up" [Audio].

Rick Ross & Triple C's On Shyne Coming Home, "He Has The Streets Waiting" [Video]

November 2, 2009 7:28 AM

In light of rapper Jamal "Shyne" Barrow being released from prison last month, SOHH spoke with Rick Ross and Triple C's to get their reaction to a fellow emcee re-entering the rap game.

Continue reading Rick Ross & Triple C's On Shyne Coming Home, "He Has The Streets Waiting" [Video].

Michael Jackson's "This Is It" Dominates W/ $101 Mil, Highest Grossing Concert Film Ever

November 2, 2009 7:00 AM

The late Michael Jackson's This Is It film has become the highest grossing concert movie of all time banking in over $101 million after its five days in theaters.

Continue reading Michael Jackson's "This Is It" Dominates W/ $101 Mil, Highest Grossing Concert Film Ever.

50 Cent Predicts Rick Ross & Triple C's First-Week Numbers, "They Can Break 10K If They Buy Some" [Video]

November 1, 2009 10:30 AM

50 Cent has made his prediction on the first-week sales for Rick Ross and Triple C's debut project, Custom Cars & Cycles, and said their group record could sell over 10,000 copies if they purchased a certain amount themselves.

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Joe Budden Reacts To Beanie Sigel's Jay-Z Diss, "N*ggas Dissing Hov Is Pointless" [Video]

November 1, 2009 10:00 AM

Joe Budden has become the latest rapper to react toward Beanie Sigel's unexpected Jay-Z "Average Cat" diss song and explained why going at the rap mogul is a losing battle.

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DJ Kay Slay On Working W/ Drake, "I Was Trying To Get Him & Busta Rhymes On A Joint"

November 1, 2009 9:30 AM

New York's DJ Kay Slay recently talked about his forthcoming More Than Just A DJ compilation's overall feel and his experience working with Young Money's Drake on the project.

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Game Anxious Over "R.E.D." LP, "I Might Leak My Whole Album & Start Over & Still Go Triple Platinum"

November 1, 2009 8:00 AM

Game recently discussed his anticipation to get out The R.E.D. Album to his fans earlier than expected, even if it means intentionally leaking the entire solo project.

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