February 2010 Archives

Gang Starr's Guru Reportedly Suffers Cardiac Arrest, Rushed To Hospital

February 28, 2010 11:01 PM

Gang Starr's Guru was reportedly rushed to a New York hospital over the weekend after suffering from a cardiac arrest and may be in a coma.

Continue reading Gang Starr's Guru Reportedly Suffers Cardiac Arrest, Rushed To Hospital.

Robin Thicke On Sade's Comeback, "Her Voice Has Stayed Amazing"

February 28, 2010 12:00 PM

R&B hitmaker Robin Thicke has shared his thoughts on Sade's Soldier of Love and what her comeback means for their genre.

Continue reading Robin Thicke On Sade's Comeback, "Her Voice Has Stayed Amazing".

Nas Reportedly Owes IRS $3.3 Million, Wants To Avoid Kelis Divorce

February 28, 2010 7:46 AM

Rapper Nas has reportedly racked up over $3.3 million in debt to the IRS and is reportedly trying to save his marriage with estranged wife/R&B singer Kelis.

Continue reading Nas Reportedly Owes IRS $3.3 Million, Wants To Avoid Kelis Divorce.

Lil Wayne Releases Pre-Jail Sentence Footage, Explains New Twitter Account

February 28, 2010 7:31 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has released pre-jail sentencing footage as he prepares to serve a speculated one-year jail sentence beginning on Tuesday (March 2).

Continue reading Lil Wayne Releases Pre-Jail Sentence Footage, Explains New Twitter Account.

Ludacris On "Battle Of The Sexes" Collabos, "I Went Out & Got Women From The Past, Present & Future"

February 28, 2010 7:19 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris has discussed his motivation for collaborating with a variety of female artists on his Battle of the Sexes album.

Continue reading Ludacris On "Battle Of The Sexes" Collabos, "I Went Out & Got Women From The Past, Present & Future".

Fabolous Breaks "TINC2" Promise, Pushes Release To Next Month

February 27, 2010 4:13 PM

New York rapper Fabolous has broken his promise of releasing There Is No Competition 2 mixtape last week and said it would drop in early March.

Continue reading Fabolous Breaks "TINC2" Promise, Pushes Release To Next Month.

Magnitude 8.8 Earthquake Hits Chile, Ryan Leslie Ready To Lend Support

February 27, 2010 5:42 AM

A 8.8 magnitude earthquake has hit the country of Chile today and reportedly caused the creation of a destructive tsunami.

Continue reading Magnitude 8.8 Earthquake Hits Chile, Ryan Leslie Ready To Lend Support.

DJ Drama Calls Shawnna's DTP Exit A "Bad Move"

February 27, 2010 5:05 AM

Grand Hustle's DJ Drama has shared his thoughts on former Disturbing Tha Peace artist Shawnna parting ways with Ludacris just months before their highly-promoted Battle of the Sexes album was scheduled to drop.

Continue reading DJ Drama Calls Shawnna's DTP Exit A "Bad Move".

Tony Yayo Will "Never" Sign To E1 Music, "50 Would Structure A Better Deal Than Koch Would Give Me"

February 27, 2010 4:20 AM

G-Unit's Tony Yayo has explained why a move to E1 Music [formerly Koch Records] is out of the question for himself and how 50 Cent will always be his first option for releasing new music.

Continue reading Tony Yayo Will "Never" Sign To E1 Music, "50 Would Structure A Better Deal Than Koch Would Give Me".

Bun B Takes UGK Off Asylum, "With Universal [Music], We Are Gonna Use Their Distribution Legs"

February 27, 2010 3:58 AM

UGK's surviving member, Bun B, has decided to take his brand off Asylum Records and release future projects through Universal Music Group imprint Fontana.

Continue reading Bun B Takes UGK Off Asylum, "With Universal [Music], We Are Gonna Use Their Distribution Legs".

Ludacris On "How Low" Reaching A Milli, "We're Gonna Keep Going & Hitting Them" [Video]

February 27, 2010 3:32 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris has released a statement speaking on the success of his "Get Low" hit single reaching over a million digital downloads.

Continue reading Ludacris On "How Low" Reaching A Milli, "We're Gonna Keep Going & Hitting Them" [Video].

Jim Jones To Cam'ron: "Ain't No Such Thing As Dipset West"

February 26, 2010 5:07 PM

New York rapper Jim Jones has shared his reaction to Cam'ron creating a Dipset West venture and said the move cannot be honored until a reunion takes place with the original Diplomat members.

Continue reading Jim Jones To Cam'ron: "Ain't No Such Thing As Dipset West".

Juelz Santana Fans Busted For Paying $28K B-Day Bash Bill W/ Bogus Credit Card

February 26, 2010 4:22 PM

Two Juelz Santana fans have reportedly been named in a criminal court complaint for using a fake credit card in an attempt to pay for their $28,000 bill at the rapper's New York birthday celebration this week.

Continue reading Juelz Santana Fans Busted For Paying $28K B-Day Bash Bill W/ Bogus Credit Card.

Lloyd Banks Ain't Got Surprises, Yung Berg's Rap Cred Gets Swiped, Method Man & Fabolous Snag "STFU" Honors

February 26, 2010 2:40 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, we're clickin' and clackin' that a** way the f*ck back into yesterweek to give Lloyd Banks a *Blank Stare* for hyping up an obvious wack a** guest feature, plead for Yung Berg to dead his rap career, check out the latest "I'm not f*cking him/her" denials, induct Method Man and Fabolous into "STFU Honors" and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Ain't Got Surprises, Yung Berg's Rap Cred Gets Swiped, Method Man & Fabolous Snag "STFU" Honors.

Kid Cudi Avoids Celebrity Status, "I Never Tried To Make Myself Seem Larger Than Life"

February 26, 2010 1:40 PM

Rapper Kid Cudi has tackled the issue of maintaining a celebrity status and why despite his recent work alongside rap stars like Jay-Z and Kanye West, he does not feel the need to flaunt his fame.

Continue reading Kid Cudi Avoids Celebrity Status, "I Never Tried To Make Myself Seem Larger Than Life".

50 Cent Associate Accused Of Burning Rapper's Mansion In 2008

February 26, 2010 1:37 PM

An associate to rapper 50 Cent has reportedly been accused of taking part in the 2008 burning of a Long Island home occupied by the G-Unit head's ex-girlfriend.

Continue reading 50 Cent Associate Accused Of Burning Rapper's Mansion In 2008.

Jay Electronica Hints At Nas Collaboration, "Me & Him Have A Project That We're Doing"

February 26, 2010 1:25 PM

Rapper Jay Electronica has revealed an upcoming collaboration he has in the works with rap heavyweight Nas.

Continue reading Jay Electronica Hints At Nas Collaboration, "Me & Him Have A Project That We're Doing".

Forest Whitaker Upset W/ Lil Wayne's "Hurricane Season" Film Straight-To-DVD Release, "It's A Travesty"

February 26, 2010 1:00 PM

Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whitaker has shared his feelings about his film Hurricane Season, which co-stars Lil Wayne, being released directly to DVD.

Continue reading Forest Whitaker Upset W/ Lil Wayne's "Hurricane Season" Film Straight-To-DVD Release, "It's A Travesty".

Tony Yayo Accuses Interscope Of Blackballing G-Unit, "Why Wasn't Our Album Up 2 Weeks Ahead Of Time?" [Video]

February 26, 2010 12:15 PM

G-Unit's Tony Yayo has called out his former record label, Interscope, and accused the company of blackballing 50 Cent's projects.

Continue reading Tony Yayo Accuses Interscope Of Blackballing G-Unit, "Why Wasn't Our Album Up 2 Weeks Ahead Of Time?" [Video].

Ludacris Defends "Sexting" Tiger Woods Spoof, "I'm Just Bringing To Light What's Really Going On In The World"

February 26, 2010 11:10 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris has come forward to defend his new Tiger Woods spoof, "Sexting," and said the golf star's family problems represent common mistakes people make throughout the world.

Continue reading Ludacris Defends "Sexting" Tiger Woods Spoof, "I'm Just Bringing To Light What's Really Going On In The World".

UPDATE: LMFAO's SKy Blu Explains Mitt Romney Scuffle, "I Went Upside His Head One Time"

February 26, 2010 11:00 AM

LMFAO's Sky Blu has updated fans on what exactly went down with Republican politician Mitt Romney and airport security earlier this month.

Continue reading UPDATE: LMFAO's SKy Blu Explains Mitt Romney Scuffle, "I Went Upside His Head One Time".

Juvenile Busted On Drug Possession Charge

February 26, 2010 10:50 AM

Hot Boys rapper Juvenile was arrested last night on a drug possession charge after police searched his home and discovered marijuana.

Continue reading Juvenile Busted On Drug Possession Charge.

JBar On Soulja Boy Wearing Yung Berg's Chain, "We Ain't Robbed That Dude" [Audio]

February 26, 2010 10:30 AM

After the recent circulation of pictures showing Soulja Boy Tell Em wearing Yung Berg's iconic Transformers chain, SOHH spoke with the teenage rapper's associate, JBar, to find out the real story.

Continue reading JBar On Soulja Boy Wearing Yung Berg's Chain, "We Ain't Robbed That Dude" [Audio].

Birdman On Drake's Early Success, "He Got That Swagger & You Can't Deny That"

February 26, 2010 10:20 AM

Cash Money Records co-founder Baby has weighed in on Drake's early success within the rap game and explained why his swag goes unmatched.

Continue reading Birdman On Drake's Early Success, "He Got That Swagger & You Can't Deny That".

Yung Berg Stands By Las Vegas Story, "I Wasn't Going To Speak About It Because It Was Lie"

February 25, 2010 9:33 PM

Rapper Yung Berg has remained firm on not being beaten up during a California robbery earlier this week despite reports that cited him as one of the victims.

Continue reading Yung Berg Stands By Las Vegas Story, "I Wasn't Going To Speak About It Because It Was Lie".

Lupe Fiasco Ducks From Jay-Z's Fame, "I Don't Want To Be Worth $400 Million"

February 25, 2010 5:55 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco has opened up about his rap image and explained why he does not strive to achieve the same fame as Jay-Z.

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Ducks From Jay-Z's Fame, "I Don't Want To Be Worth $400 Million".

Soulja Boy On Teenage Success, "Even 50 Cent Told Me He Wish He Could Have Did It At My Age" [Video]

February 25, 2010 5:00 PM

Rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has pointed out how artists like 50 Cent have spoken highly about the level of success he achieved as a teenager.

Continue reading Soulja Boy On Teenage Success, "Even 50 Cent Told Me He Wish He Could Have Did It At My Age" [Video].

DJ Khaled Blames Shyne's "Victory" Removal On Hackers, "The Record Got Leaked" [Video]

February 25, 2010 4:05 PM

DJ Khaled has explained why Shyne was taken off of his upcoming album, Victory, and said hackers were largely responsible for the removal.

Continue reading DJ Khaled Blames Shyne's "Victory" Removal On Hackers, "The Record Got Leaked" [Video].

Memphis Bleek Capitalizes Off Blogger Critiques, "It's Fuel For A Guy Like Me"

February 25, 2010 3:10 PM

Former Roc-A-Fella artist Memphis Bleek recently spoke on how serious he takes blogger comments and how the remarks better his craft.

Continue reading Memphis Bleek Capitalizes Off Blogger Critiques, "It's Fuel For A Guy Like Me".

Cassidy Undresses Amber Rose Dating Rumors, "She Probably Got A Situation With Kanye" [Video]

February 25, 2010 2:20 PM

Philadelphia rapper Cassidy has addressed past rumors of being sexually involved with model Amber Rose while she was dating fellow emcee Kanye West.

Continue reading Cassidy Undresses Amber Rose Dating Rumors, "She Probably Got A Situation With Kanye" [Video].

Chris Brown Gives Tiger Woods Another Shot, "I Know My Fans Gave Me A Second Chance"

February 25, 2010 2:00 PM

R&B singer Chris Brown has displayed his support for golfer Tiger Woods in light of recent adultery allegations and the resulting public fallout.

Continue reading Chris Brown Gives Tiger Woods Another Shot, "I Know My Fans Gave Me A Second Chance".

50 Cent Sued Over Rick Ross' Baby Mama Sex Tape

February 25, 2010 1:30 PM

Rapper 50 Cent has reportedly been sued over the release of Rick Ross' baby mother's sex tape which circulated online last spring.

Continue reading 50 Cent Sued Over Rick Ross' Baby Mama Sex Tape.

Jay-Z Holds Off On "Blueprint III" Follow-Up, "Maybe After I Finish The Tour I'll Start Another Album"

February 25, 2010 1:15 PM

Rapper Jay-Z recently said that work on his Blueprint III follow-up will be underway after his winter tour ends.

Continue reading Jay-Z Holds Off On "Blueprint III" Follow-Up, "Maybe After I Finish The Tour I'll Start Another Album".

Gym Class Heroes' Travis McCoy On Nappy Boy Debut, "T-Pain Did A Bunch Of Stuff"

February 25, 2010 12:45 PM

Gym Class Heroes' frontman Travis McCoy has updated fans on the status of his Nappy Boy Entertainment solo debut, The Lazarus Project, and explained the role that T-Pain had on the album.

Continue reading Gym Class Heroes' Travis McCoy On Nappy Boy Debut, "T-Pain Did A Bunch Of Stuff".

Faith Evans Slapped W/ B.I.G. Lawsuit, Sued For $1 Mil Over Unreleased Videos

February 25, 2010 12:15 PM

R&B singer Faith Evans has reportedly been sued for over $1 million by a company called Kaushi Entertainment which claims it paid for yet never received unreleased Biggie Smalls videos.

Continue reading Faith Evans Slapped W/ B.I.G. Lawsuit, Sued For $1 Mil Over Unreleased Videos.

Sade's "Soldier Of Love" Projected To Sell 100K+ In Week 3, Remain Atop The Charts

February 25, 2010 11:10 AM

Music veteran Sade's comeback album, Soldier of Love, is projected to sell over 100,000 copies during its third week in stores.

Continue reading Sade's "Soldier Of Love" Projected To Sell 100K+ In Week 3, Remain Atop The Charts.

Jim Jones On Dipset's Place In History, "We're One Of The Last Of The Mohicans For Harlem" [Video]

February 25, 2010 10:50 AM

New York rapper Jim Jones has weighed in on Dipset's history and explained how he maintains the "hustling" mentality that they were known for.

Continue reading Jim Jones On Dipset's Place In History, "We're One Of The Last Of The Mohicans For Harlem" [Video].

Trina Laughs Off Rumors Of Romance W/ Soulja Boy, "No We Weren't Grinding" [Video]

February 25, 2010 10:20 AM

Rapper Trina has denied speculation that she was romantically involved with 19 year-old rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em.

Continue reading Trina Laughs Off Rumors Of Romance W/ Soulja Boy, "No We Weren't Grinding" [Video].

DJ Whoo Kid Warns Emcees About Unreleased Videos, "I'm Putting It All Out" [Video]

February 25, 2010 10:15 AM

G-Unit producer DJ Whoo Kid has sent a friendly warning out to all emcees as he prepares to unveil a collection of unreleased footage from as far back as the 1990's.

Continue reading DJ Whoo Kid Warns Emcees About Unreleased Videos, "I'm Putting It All Out" [Video].

The Rise & Fall of No Limit Records

February 25, 2010 12:00 AM

As hip-hop enters a new era of business ventures, endorsement deals and growth within the music industry, SOHH reflects on the highs and lows of the rap empires who opened the door for today's black entrepreneurs.

Continue reading The Rise & Fall of No Limit Records.

Ice Cube Reps "The West" On New LP, "This Sh*t Is Cocky, No Apologies"

February 24, 2010 10:43 PM

Rap veteran Ice Cube has announced his return to the recording studio with the upcoming release of his next solo album, I Am The West.

Continue reading Ice Cube Reps "The West" On New LP, "This Sh*t Is Cocky, No Apologies".

Nicki Minaj On Keeping Her Barbies Waiting, "Before I Drop An Album, People Need To Come Out & See Me"

February 24, 2010 10:17 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has explained her decision to keep fans yearning for her debut album and why she does not feel pressured to pre-maturely drop the solo project.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj On Keeping Her Barbies Waiting, "Before I Drop An Album, People Need To Come Out & See Me".

Memphis Bleeks Calls Jay-Z His Biggest Critic, "Jay Is The Type Of Person, It's Never Right"

February 24, 2010 5:55 PM

Former Roc-A-Fella artist Memphis Bleek has called Jay-Z his biggest critic in the rap game and explained how his ex-labelmate pushes him to make better records.

Continue reading Memphis Bleeks Calls Jay-Z His Biggest Critic, "Jay Is The Type Of Person, It's Never Right".

Remy Ma Talks Fat Joe & Appeal, "Hopefully I Can Be Home Soon" [Audio]

February 24, 2010 5:50 PM

Incarcerated rapper Remy Ma has discussed her current relationship with former collaborator Fat Joe and how she hopes to be released soon.

Continue reading Remy Ma Talks Fat Joe & Appeal, "Hopefully I Can Be Home Soon" [Audio].

Kanye West Launches New Blog W/ Semi-Nude Amber Rose

February 24, 2010 5:35 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has finally launched his new website, www.kanyewest.com, with a post of his model girlfriend, Amber Rose.

Continue reading Kanye West Launches New Blog W/ Semi-Nude Amber Rose.

Diddy Stands By Rick Ross Co-Sign, "We've Just Been Doing Little Things Together"

February 24, 2010 5:15 PM

Rap mogul Diddy recently spoke on his recent work with Rick Ross, an emcee he says reminds him of the late Notorious B.I.G.

Continue reading Diddy Stands By Rick Ross Co-Sign, "We've Just Been Doing Little Things Together".

T-Pain, Snoop Dogg, Rick Ross & More Talk "Freaknik: The Musical" [Video]

February 24, 2010 4:30 PM

T-Pain, Snoop Dogg and Rick Ross have spoken on their involvement in the upcoming' Freaknik: The Musical' cartoon and promised the television project would leave fans satisfied.

Continue reading T-Pain, Snoop Dogg, Rick Ross & More Talk "Freaknik: The Musical" [Video].

Waka Flocka Flame Gives Gunman A Pass, "I Ain't Worried About You"

February 24, 2010 2:10 PM

Rapper Waka Flocka Flame is no longer focusing on the gunman who nearly took his life during a shooting last month.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame Gives Gunman A Pass, "I Ain't Worried About You".

Sade Marches Atop The Competition, Black Eyed Peas End Up In Top 5 & Freeway Invades The Charts

February 24, 2010 1:50 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Sade continues her march atop the competition, The Black Eyed Peas see no end at No. 3 and Freeway makes his return to the charts.

Continue reading Sade Marches Atop The Competition, Black Eyed Peas End Up In Top 5 & Freeway Invades The Charts.

UPDATE: Yung Berg Addresses Robbery Reports, "What You Got To Know Is I Am Fine" [Video]

February 24, 2010 1:20 PM

Rapper Yung Berg has addressed recent reports that claim he was the victim of a brutal beatdown and robbery earlier this week.

Continue reading UPDATE: Yung Berg Addresses Robbery Reports, "What You Got To Know Is I Am Fine" [Video].

Unreleased Kanye West 2002 Interview Revealed, "You Might Always See Me In Some Next Sh*t" [Video]

February 24, 2010 12:50 PM

Kanye West footage from an unreleased 2002 interview has landed online and features the Grammy-winning rapper speaking on his trend-setting fashion addiction and pre-College Dropout goals.

Continue reading Unreleased Kanye West 2002 Interview Revealed, "You Might Always See Me In Some Next Sh*t" [Video].

Lloyd Banks On Juelz Santana "Beamer" Collabo, "It's Time For Change"

February 24, 2010 11:50 AM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks recently discussed how he ventured outside of his camp and linked with Dipset's Juelz Santana for their "Beamer, Benz or Bentley" collaboration.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks On Juelz Santana "Beamer" Collabo, "It's Time For Change".

LeBron James Co-Signs Drake, Says "He's An Unbelievable Artist"

February 24, 2010 11:25 AM

NBA superstar LeBron James has co-signed Drake's recent rise in hip-hop and called the emcee's overall talent "unbelievable."

Continue reading LeBron James Co-Signs Drake, Says "He's An Unbelievable Artist".

Fabolous Promises "TINC2" Mixtape Will Drop This Week, "This Could Possibly Have Been An Album" [Audio]

February 24, 2010 11:10 AM

New York rapper Fabolous has promised to release his There Is No Competition 2 mixtape with DJ Drama this week.

Continue reading Fabolous Promises "TINC2" Mixtape Will Drop This Week, "This Could Possibly Have Been An Album" [Audio].

Lil Jon Finalizes "Crunk Rock" Release Date, "It's Been A Long Time Coming"

February 24, 2010 10:30 AM

Producer Lil Jon has announced a release date for his Crunk Rock LP and said the project would offer music fans a multitude of sounds including R&B, house and rock.

Continue reading Lil Jon Finalizes "Crunk Rock" Release Date, "It's Been A Long Time Coming".

Yung Berg Violently Beaten & Robbed In Los Angeles

February 24, 2010 10:15 AM

Rapper Yung Berg was reportedly violently beaten and robbed in California earlier this week.

Continue reading Yung Berg Violently Beaten & Robbed In Los Angeles .

The Rise & Fall of G-Unit Records

February 24, 2010 12:00 AM

As hip-hop enters a new era of business ventures, endorsement deals and growth within the music industry, SOHH reflects on the highs and lows of the rap empires that paved the way for today's black entrepreneurs.

Continue reading The Rise & Fall of G-Unit Records.

Juelz Santana's NYC B-Day Fight Footage Leaks Online [Video]

February 23, 2010 10:34 PM

Footage from rapper Juelz Santana's 27th birthday party celebration fight has leaked online and shows a brief physical altercation.

Continue reading Juelz Santana's NYC B-Day Fight Footage Leaks Online [Video].

Remy Ma Addresses Alleged Nicki Minaj Tell-All Sex Footage, "I Don't Know What The Logic Is Behind That" [Audio]

February 23, 2010 10:13 PM

Incarcerated rapper Remy Ma has addressed recent controversy over footage of a Nicki Minaj look-a-like claiming to have had sexual relations with her in the past.

Continue reading Remy Ma Addresses Alleged Nicki Minaj Tell-All Sex Footage, "I Don't Know What The Logic Is Behind That" [Audio].

Lloyd Banks Takes On G-Unit Haters, "I'mma Rap My A** Off This Year"

February 23, 2010 6:00 PM

Lloyd Banks has discussed the backlash that his G-Unit crew has been experiencing lately and why he is out to prove himself to fans once again.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Takes On G-Unit Haters, "I'mma Rap My A** Off This Year".

Lupe Fiasco Lives Out Childhood Dream W/ Novel, "Since I Was A Little Kid I've Been Telling Stories" [Video]

February 23, 2010 5:47 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco has announced plans to release his first novel as an extension of his appreciation toward hip-hop.

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Lives Out Childhood Dream W/ Novel, "Since I Was A Little Kid I've Been Telling Stories" [Video].

Lil Wayne & Eminem's "Drop The World" Director Speaks, "I Almost Take It Like A Feature Film"

February 23, 2010 5:45 PM

The director of Lil Wayne and Eminem's "Drop the World" video said both artists brought their A-game to the one-day shoot.

Continue reading Lil Wayne & Eminem's "Drop The World" Director Speaks, "I Almost Take It Like A Feature Film".

Rah Digga's Post Flipmode Squad Album In The Works

February 23, 2010 4:50 PM

Former Flipmode Squad member Rah Digga will reportedly drop her long-delayed sophomore album in the early summer.

Continue reading Rah Digga's Post Flipmode Squad Album In The Works.

Ludacris Spoofs Tiger Woods W/ New Song, "My Girl Went Through My Cell Phone & She May Be Calling You" [Audio]

February 23, 2010 4:00 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris is cashing in on Tiger Woods' publicized affairs by releasing a parody track based on the situation called "Sexting."

Continue reading Ludacris Spoofs Tiger Woods W/ New Song, "My Girl Went Through My Cell Phone & She May Be Calling You" [Audio].

Hot Boys' Turk Pleads For Help, "My Younger Brother Was Found Gunned Down"

February 23, 2010 3:05 PM

Ronald Smith the younger brother of Turk of the Hot Boys was fatally shot this week in Louisiana.

Continue reading Hot Boys' Turk Pleads For Help, "My Younger Brother Was Found Gunned Down" .

Joe Budden On NY Rap, "Call Me Crazy But Juelz, Jimmy & Cam'ron Can Bring New York Back"

February 23, 2010 2:15 PM

Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden has opened up about what it would take to bring back New York hip-hop and how a Dipset reunion could be a great starting point.

Continue reading Joe Budden On NY Rap, "Call Me Crazy But Juelz, Jimmy & Cam'ron Can Bring New York Back" .

Asher Roth Confirms Working W/ The Neptunes For New Album, "We Got Some Friends You Wouldn't Expect" [Video]

February 23, 2010 1:15 PM

Rapper Asher Roth announced that he is working with production duo The Neptunes on his upcoming sophomore album.

Continue reading Asher Roth Confirms Working W/ The Neptunes For New Album, "We Got Some Friends You Wouldn't Expect" [Video].

Method Man Announces "Classic" Album, "I Have To Prove Myself To Myself"

February 23, 2010 11:55 AM

Wu-Tang Clan's Method Man has announced plans to begin work on a new album called The Crystal Meth that he said should feature the attributes of a certified classic.

Continue reading Method Man Announces "Classic" Album, "I Have To Prove Myself To Myself".

UPDATE Kid Cudi: Little Itty Bitty Man On The Moon

February 23, 2010 11:50 AM

For Caption Diss, the good ol' folks at SOHH are once again poppin' the top and giving y'all, the everyday readers, a chance of a week-time to throw up that final word. The "Best We've Ever Read" headline gets to hold down the SOHH Caption Diss crown for seven days. But y'all know who's gonna be runner-up top five, dead or alive, alllllready.

Continue reading UPDATE Kid Cudi: Little Itty Bitty Man On The Moon .

T.I. Makes First Televised Public Appearance, "I Am Very Well, Very Happy To Be Seen"

February 23, 2010 11:00 AM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. made his first televised public appearance yesterday during the taping of his girlfriend Tiny's benefit concert.

Continue reading T.I. Makes First Televised Public Appearance, "I Am Very Well, Very Happy To Be Seen" .

Lil Wayne & Shanell Address Pregnancy Reports, "I Don't Care About The Rumors"

February 23, 2010 10:55 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne and Young Money's Shanell aka SNL have addressed recent rumors claiming they are expecting a child together.

Continue reading Lil Wayne & Shanell Address Pregnancy Reports, "I Don't Care About The Rumors".

Eminem & Jay-Z Headline Oxegen Music Festival

February 23, 2010 10:30 AM

Grammy-winning rappers Eminem and Jay-Z have been chosen to headline the upcoming Oxegen Music Festival in Ireland.

Continue reading Eminem & Jay-Z Headline Oxegen Music Festival.

Rihanna Talks "Rated R" Follow-Up, Wants "More Energetic, Up-Tempo Pop Records"

February 23, 2010 10:15 AM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna has already begun talking about how she would like her Rated R follow-up album to sound and revealed her aim to sway away from the prior release's dark tone.

Continue reading Rihanna Talks "Rated R" Follow-Up, Wants "More Energetic, Up-Tempo Pop Records" .

LA Reid Inks Shyne To Def Jam, "I Have Come Here To Officially Kick Off Our Partnership"

February 22, 2010 11:36 PM

Island Def Jam CEO LA Reid has officially traveld to Belize to announce the official signing of rapper Shyne to his record label.

Continue reading LA Reid Inks Shyne To Def Jam, "I Have Come Here To Officially Kick Off Our Partnership" .

UPDATE: Fabolous Adds Nicki Minaj To "There Is No Competition 2" Mixtape, "It Just Keeps Getting Better"

February 22, 2010 10:37 PM

New York rapper Fabolous has decided to delay his upcoming There Is No Competition 2 mixtape a bit longer, however, he is rewarding patient fans with the addition of a Nicki Minaj verse.

Continue reading UPDATE: Fabolous Adds Nicki Minaj To "There Is No Competition 2" Mixtape, "It Just Keeps Getting Better".

Raekwon Promises "OB4CL2" Gold Edition, Questions Fans About "Purple Tape Part 2" Release

February 22, 2010 10:14 PM

Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon has reached out to fans to remind them of the upcoming release of his Only Built 4 Cuban Linx Part 2 Gold Edition album.

Continue reading Raekwon Promises "OB4CL2" Gold Edition, Questions Fans About "Purple Tape Part 2" Release .

Drake On "Thank Me Later" Debut, "I Went Back & Really Studied Nas" [Video]

February 22, 2010 5:45 PM

Young Money's Drake recently spoke on his Thank Me Later debut album and how he found himself studying Nas' rhyming styles as a preparation tool.

Continue reading Drake On "Thank Me Later" Debut, "I Went Back & Really Studied Nas" [Video].

Lloyd Banks Talks Surprise Collabo, "They Ain't Ever Gonna Guess Who The Feature Is With" [Audio]

February 22, 2010 5:05 PM

G-Unit member Lloyd Banks has opened up about his upcoming "surprise" guest collaboration and said fans will be shocked by the feature considering past issues he has had with the artist.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Talks Surprise Collabo, "They Ain't Ever Gonna Guess Who The Feature Is With" [Audio] .

Too Short Preps Digital Release, "[Majors] Will Not Push Your Product If You Don't Have The Hottest Single On The Radio"

February 22, 2010 3:05 PM

Rap veteran Too Short has decided to look beyond major record labels for his new album, Still Smokin', and said he would drop the project digitally.

Continue reading Too Short Preps Digital Release, "[Majors] Will Not Push Your Product If You Don't Have The Hottest Single On The Radio" .

Snoop Dogg Gets Pounded By Tax Man, Owes $598K To Government

February 22, 2010 2:05 PM

Rap veteran Snoop Dogg has reportedly fallen behind on his taxes and owes the government more than $598,000.

Continue reading Snoop Dogg Gets Pounded By Tax Man, Owes $598K To Government .

Tony Yayo On 50 Cent Finding Success Outside Rap, "That Movie Money Is Just A Whole 'Nother Monster" [Video]

February 22, 2010 1:25 PM

G-Unit's Tony Yayo has discussed 50 Cent's recent venture into independent films and how he thinks movie money will be key to his mentor's continued success.

Continue reading Tony Yayo On 50 Cent Finding Success Outside Rap, "That Movie Money Is Just A Whole 'Nother Monster" [Video].

Method Man Applauds "Wu-Massacre" PR, "With The Promotion Of The Album, I Ain't Have Nothing To Do With It" [Video]

February 22, 2010 1:00 PM

Wu-Tang Clan's Method Man has discussed completing the Wu-Massacre compilation album with Raekwon and Ghostface Killah despite their busy work schedules.

Continue reading Method Man Applauds "Wu-Massacre" PR, "With The Promotion Of The Album, I Ain't Have Nothing To Do With It" [Video] .

Fonzworth Bentley Still Making G.O.O.D. Music W/ Kanye West, "He Was Trying To Get Me To Come Out To Hawaii"

February 22, 2010 12:00 PM

Fonzworth Bentley has addressed the delay of his debut album, C.O.L.O.U.R.S., and revealed plans to link with Kanye West in Hawaii this month.

Continue reading Fonzworth Bentley Still Making G.O.O.D. Music W/ Kanye West, "He Was Trying To Get Me To Come Out To Hawaii" .

Mos Def Calls Out Publication Over Inaccuracies In Article, "I Don't Drink Alcohol"

February 22, 2010 11:05 AM

Rapper/Actor Mos Def has reportedly issued a statement to the New York Observer over inaccuracies in a recently published article.

Continue reading Mos Def Calls Out Publication Over Inaccuracies In Article, "I Don't Drink Alcohol".

Sade's "Soldier Of Love" Marching Towards 185K In Second Week Sales

February 22, 2010 10:40 AM

Music veteran Sade's Soldier of Love comeback album is projected to sell up to 185,000 copies in its second week in retail stores.

Continue reading Sade's "Soldier Of Love" Marching Towards 185K In Second Week Sales .

Fabolous Credits Drake For His Mixtape Game Return, "It Put The Fuel Back In Me"

February 22, 2010 10:30 AM

New York rapper Fabolous has acknowledged that rap newcomer Drake inspired him to make a return to the ever-changing mixtape game.

Continue reading Fabolous Credits Drake For His Mixtape Game Return, "It Put The Fuel Back In Me" .

Lil Wayne Takes Young Money Online, "I'm Super New to This Twitter Sh*t"

February 22, 2010 10:15 AM

With just eight days left before he begins his jail sentence, Lil Wayne has joined the social network Twitter.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Takes Young Money Online, "I'm Super New to This Twitter Sh*t" .

50 Cent Starring In "Things Fall Apart" Movie

February 21, 2010 11:39 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent will star in the upcoming Things Fall Apart film, originally speculated to be titled Love Me, Love Me Not.

Continue reading 50 Cent Starring In "Things Fall Apart" Movie.

Porn Star Denies Pregnancy W/ Jay-Z, 50 Cent Or Diddy's Baby

February 21, 2010 10:58 PM

Adult film star Jazmine Cashmere has released a statement denying rapper Jay-Z of being the rumored artist who got her pregnant.

Continue reading Porn Star Denies Pregnancy W/ Jay-Z, 50 Cent Or Diddy's Baby .

Nicki Minaj Breaks Down Her Pen Game, "It's My Personal Preference To Always Be In Control"

February 21, 2010 10:35 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has discussed her pen game and why she prefers to ink her own rap rhymes when composing records.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Breaks Down Her Pen Game, "It's My Personal Preference To Always Be In Control".

Raekwon On Overseeing His Own Label, "[My Artist] Is Going To Be The Next Lil Romeo Or Bow Wow"

February 21, 2010 9:50 PM

Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon has opened up about taking time to run his own record label, Ice H2O, and why he may have discovered the next Bow Wow.

Continue reading Raekwon On Overseeing His Own Label, "[My Artist] Is Going To Be The Next Lil Romeo Or Bow Wow".

UPDATE: "Flavor Of Love" Star Explains Assault Arrest, "I Laid The Smackdown"

February 21, 2010 9:59 AM

"Flavor of Love" reality star Nicole "Hotlanta" Essigmann has clarified recent reports which claim she was arrested on an assault and child cruelty charge last last month.

Continue reading UPDATE: "Flavor Of Love" Star Explains Assault Arrest, "I Laid The Smackdown" .

Ashanti's Sex Text Stalker Heads To Jail, Sentenced To Two Years Behind Bars

February 21, 2010 9:43 AM

The man responsible for sending sex-based and lewd text messages to R&B singer Ashanti's family was sentenced to two years behind bars this past week.

Continue reading Ashanti's Sex Text Stalker Heads To Jail, Sentenced To Two Years Behind Bars .

Jay-Z Keeps "Blueprint III" Cameras Rolling, "I'll Probably Shoot 'Venus' & Maybe 'A Star Is Born'"

February 21, 2010 9:14 AM

With The Blueprint III already working its way to the two million sold albums mark, Jay-Z has announced plans to keep the cameras rolling with more music videos for the project.

Continue reading Jay-Z Keeps "Blueprint III" Cameras Rolling, "I'll Probably Shoot 'Venus' & Maybe 'A Star Is Born'".

Memphis Bleek On MTV's Stunts, "Money Make You Do Weird Things, Eminem Let The Dude Come Out The Sky On Him" [Video]

February 21, 2010 8:37 AM

Former Roc-A-Fella artist Memphis Bleek has shared his views on past MTV attempts to stage unexpected incidents and blamed money as the ultimate decision maker for participating victims like Eminem.

Continue reading Memphis Bleek On MTV's Stunts, "Money Make You Do Weird Things, Eminem Let The Dude Come Out The Sky On Him" [Video].

Fantasia Receives Life-Threatening Hate Mail, Los Angeles Police Department Contacted

February 20, 2010 12:34 PM

Former "American Idol" winner Fantasia Barrino has reportedly become the victim of a hate crime after receiving life-threatening fan mail following a performance last night in California.

Continue reading Fantasia Receives Life-Threatening Hate Mail, Los Angeles Police Department Contacted .

Nicki Minaj Squeezes Out Sex Symbol Image, "That's Why I Make The Goofiest Faces"

February 20, 2010 11:47 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has opened up about her ever-changing personality and why she has steered clear of trying to take on sex symbol comparisons to other female artists.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Squeezes Out Sex Symbol Image, "That's Why I Make The Goofiest Faces" .

Raekwon Awaits New Wu-Tang Clan Album, "We Have To Do It, It's A Job"

February 20, 2010 11:12 AM

Rap veteran Raekwon recently opened up about his thoughts of a new Wu-Tang Clan album and why despite his own projects coming out, the crew will drop a full-length disc in the future.

Continue reading Raekwon Awaits New Wu-Tang Clan Album, "We Have To Do It, It's A Job" .

DJ Khaled Still Reps For Ace Hood, "The H*es, I Mean Women, They Love Him"

February 20, 2010 10:27 AM

Def Jam South president DJ Khaled recently spoke on the public's perception of his artist Ace Hood and why the rapper still has potential to become a rap star in the years to come.

Continue reading DJ Khaled Still Reps For Ace Hood, "The H*es, I Mean Women, They Love Him" .

Jay-Z Says Beyonce Jacked His Swag, "She Stole Many Things From Me" [Video]

February 20, 2010 10:03 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Jay-Z has opened up about his marriage with R&B singer/wife Beyonce Knowles and explained how he, in fact, is responsible for some of her biggest dance moves.

Continue reading Jay-Z Says Beyonce Jacked His Swag, "She Stole Many Things From Me" [Video] .

Beanie Sigel Drops The Roc On T.I., Diddy Wants Biggie's Spot & Birdman's Oil Well Dries Up

February 19, 2010 11:55 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, we're switchin' that a** back all the way to yesterweek to check out Beanie Sigel moving past Jay-Z for T.I., try to make sense of Diddy wanting a shot at Biggie's untouched spot, search for Birdman's untraceable oil wells, *Blank Stare* at Fabolous and induct a whole new class of "STFU Honors" inductees.

Continue reading Beanie Sigel Drops The Roc On T.I., Diddy Wants Biggie's Spot & Birdman's Oil Well Dries Up .

50 Cent To Release Lloyd Banks & Tony Yayo Albums Independently, "I Have No Red Tape Put On Anything"

February 19, 2010 5:45 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent will be dropping new solo albums from Tony Yayo and Lloyd Banks this summer.

Continue reading 50 Cent To Release Lloyd Banks & Tony Yayo Albums Independently, "I Have No Red Tape Put On Anything".

"Flavor Of Love" Star Arrested On Battery & Child Cruelty Charge

February 19, 2010 4:55 PM

"Flavor of Love" reality star Nicole "Hotlanta" Essigmann was recently arrested and charged with battery and child cruelty.

Continue reading "Flavor Of Love" Star Arrested On Battery & Child Cruelty Charge.

Kelis Takes Nas To Court Over Child Support, Rapper May Face Jail Time

February 19, 2010 4:00 PM

New York rapper Nas has pleaded not guilty to contempt of court after his estranged wife Kelis filed paperwork alleging that he owes over $200,000 in child and spousal support.

Continue reading Kelis Takes Nas To Court Over Child Support, Rapper May Face Jail Time.

Drake On Kanye West's "Good A** Job" LP, "It's Going To Be One Of The Best Hip-Hop Albums In The Past 10 Years"

February 19, 2010 3:50 PM

Young Money's Drake has vouched for Kanye West's upcoming Good A** Job album and said it would be the decade's top hip-hop release.

Continue reading Drake On Kanye West's "Good A** Job" LP, "It's Going To Be One Of The Best Hip-Hop Albums In The Past 10 Years".

Raekwon On "Wu Massacre" Importance, "It Helps Keep The W Flag Up High"

February 19, 2010 3:45 PM

Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon recently spoke on the importance of his upcoming Wu Massacre album and how it will help maintain his rap group's relevance in hip-hop.

Continue reading Raekwon On "Wu Massacre" Importance, "It Helps Keep The W Flag Up High".

Jim Jones, Joe Budden, Warren G React To Tiger Woods' Statement, "I Wouldn't Apologize For Sh*t"

February 19, 2010 2:25 PM

Jim Jones, Joe Budden and Warren G have shared their reactions to the press conference golf star Tiger Woods held today about his alleged affairs.

Continue reading Jim Jones, Joe Budden, Warren G React To Tiger Woods' Statement, "I Wouldn't Apologize For Sh*t".

DJ Khaled Readies Rick Ross, Juelz Santana & Young Jeezy's Albums, "2010, Def Jam Takeover Baby!"

February 19, 2010 1:40 PM

Def Jam South president DJ Khaled has warned competing record companies of his 2010 takeover by promising upcoming album releases from Rick Ross, Young Jeezy and Juelz Santana this year.

Continue reading DJ Khaled Readies Rick Ross, Juelz Santana & Young Jeezy's Albums, "2010, Def Jam Takeover Baby!".

Eve's Tax Troubles Revealed, Owes $357K To Government

February 19, 2010 12:45 PM

Ruff Ryders' Eve has had her tax issues leak online with reports claiming she owes over $357,000 to the government.

Continue reading Eve's Tax Troubles Revealed, Owes $357K To Government.

Nicki Minaj Talks Bipolar Personality & Barbie Movement, "I Wish I Could Fricking Remember The First Boob I Signed"

February 19, 2010 11:15 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has followed in the footsteps of Drake and landed her first Fader Magazine cover where she speaks on having a bipolar personality and explains her obsession with signing women's breasts.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Talks Bipolar Personality & Barbie Movement, "I Wish I Could Fricking Remember The First Boob I Signed".

Lil Wayne Reportedly Goes Under The Drill For Critical Dental Surgery

February 19, 2010 11:10 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has reportedly undergone the dental surgery responsible for delaying his upcoming jail sentence.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Reportedly Goes Under The Drill For Critical Dental Surgery.

LMFAO's Sky Blu Admits To Airplane Scuffle W/ Republican Politician Mitt Romney

February 19, 2010 10:50 AM

Grammy-nominated rapper, Skyler "Sky Blu" Gordy of electro-hop group LMFAO has admitted the he and Republican Mitt Romney had an altercation on a plane earlier this week.

Continue reading LMFAO's Sky Blu Admits To Airplane Scuffle W/ Republican Politician Mitt Romney.

Jay-Z Says President Obama Throws Up The Roc, "He Was Playing 'Blueprint' In The Gym"

February 19, 2010 10:35 AM

Jay-Z recently revealed that United States President Barack Obama has officially co-signed his latest album, The Blueprint III.

Continue reading Jay-Z Says President Obama Throws Up The Roc, "He Was Playing 'Blueprint' In The Gym".

UPDATE: Chris Brown Doing "Really, Really Well" W/ Community Service, Judge Says [Video]

February 19, 2010 10:15 AM

A Los Angeles Superior Court Judge praised  R&B singer Chris Brown yesterday for fulfilling the terms of his probation which stems from his felony assault of ex-girlfriend/singer Rihanna.

Continue reading UPDATE: Chris Brown Doing "Really, Really Well" W/ Community Service, Judge Says [Video].

The Rise & Fall of Rocafella Records

February 19, 2010 12:00 AM

As hip-hop enters a new era of business ventures, endorsement deals and growth within the music industry, SOHH reflects on the highs and lows of the rap empires that paved the way for today's black entrepreneurs.

Continue reading The Rise & Fall of Rocafella Records.

Freeway Responds To Online Disses, "When They Be Hating, They're Internet Thugs" [Video]

February 18, 2010 6:05 PM

Former Roc-A-Fella artist Freeway recently spoke on his involvement with the Internet and what online readers are saying about him.

Continue reading Freeway Responds To Online Disses, "When They Be Hating, They're Internet Thugs" [Video] .

Fabolous Adds Jadakiss Verse To Mixtape, "Y'all Wouldn't Be Mad At A Day Hold Up"

February 18, 2010 6:00 PM

Fabolous has hinted at Jadakiss' interest in contributing to his upcoming There Is No Competition 2 mixtape with DJ Drama.

Continue reading Fabolous Adds Jadakiss Verse To Mixtape, "Y'all Wouldn't Be Mad At A Day Hold Up".

UPDATE: Ludacris' "Battle Of The Sexes" Tracklisting Revealed

February 18, 2010 6:00 PM

The tracklisting to Ludacris' Battle of the Sexes album has been revealed and features guest appearances by Eve, Monica, Lil Kim, Nicki Minaj and more.

Continue reading UPDATE: Ludacris' "Battle Of The Sexes" Tracklisting Revealed.

Drake Issues Statement Over Phony Shows, "False Promoters Are Illegally Using My Name"

February 18, 2010 5:40 PM

Young Money's Drake has issued a statement addressing booking agents who are promoting shows and events using his name.

Continue reading Drake Issues Statement Over Phony Shows, "False Promoters Are Illegally Using My Name".

Jay-Z On UK Record Labels, "People Have To Be Smarter About How They A&R"

February 18, 2010 4:50 PM

Former Def Jam president Jay-Z has offered some advice to United Kingdom record labels and explained the importance of finding the right artists.

Continue reading Jay-Z On UK Record Labels, "People Have To Be Smarter About How They A&R" .

Beyonce Explains Her Break From Music, "I'm Ready To Take Some Time Off" [Video]

February 18, 2010 3:00 PM

Grammy-winning singer Beyonce has confirmed her plans to take time away from the music industry and not rush into another album.

Continue reading Beyonce Explains Her Break From Music, "I'm Ready To Take Some Time Off" [Video] .

Ludacris' "How Low" On Track To A Milli, "We're Almost Platinum On The Digital Download Singles"

February 18, 2010 2:55 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris recently spoke on his forthcoming Battle of the Sexes album and how its lead single, "How Low," has almost reached platinum status.

Continue reading Ludacris' "How Low" On Track To A Milli, "We're Almost Platinum On The Digital Download Singles".

Game's "400 Bars" On The Way, Cover Art Released

February 18, 2010 12:05 PM

The cover art to Game's upcoming "400 Bars" song has landed online and features a new release date for the rapper's upcoming album.

Continue reading Game's "400 Bars" On The Way, Cover Art Released .

Chris Brown To Face Judge Today, Community Service Duties In Question

February 18, 2010 11:45 AM

R&B singer Chris Brown is reportedly heading to court today to face a judge who is questioning whether or not the type of community service Brown has been performing in Virginia is truly hard labor.

Continue reading Chris Brown To Face Judge Today, Community Service Duties In Question.

Lloyd Banks Co-Signs "We Are The World" Remake, "It Doesn't Disappoint Me They Had Rap In It"

February 18, 2010 11:25 AM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has shared his reaction to the star-studded remake of "We Are The World" and explained how the disaster in Haiti really hit close to home for him.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Co-Signs "We Are The World" Remake, "It Doesn't Disappoint Me They Had Rap In It" .

Birdman's Oil & Natural Gas Venture Under Fire, Williams Brothers Decline To Comment

February 18, 2010 10:30 AM

The legitimacy of Cash Money Records co-founder Birdman's new Bronald Oil & Gas Company is now being questioned.

Continue reading Birdman's Oil & Natural Gas Venture Under Fire, Williams Brothers Decline To Comment.

Memphis Bleek Willing To Sit-Down W/ Beanie Sigel, "He Knows How To Get In Contact W/ Me"

February 18, 2010 10:30 AM

Former Roc-A-Fella artist Memphis Bleek has addressed Beanie Sigel's recent disses and said he is willing to call a truce with his ex-labelmate.

Continue reading Memphis Bleek Willing To Sit-Down W/ Beanie Sigel, "He Knows How To Get In Contact W/ Me" .

T.I. Steps Behind The Boards For B.o.B.'s Debut, "He Actually Produced Some Stuff" [Video]

February 18, 2010 10:10 AM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. has reportedly stepped away from the microphone to help produce on Grand Hustle's B.o.B. upcoming debut album, The Adventures of Bobby Ray.

Continue reading T.I. Steps Behind The Boards For B.o.B.'s Debut, "He Actually Produced Some Stuff" [Video] .

Pharrell Checks Into Busta Rhymes' "Chemo" LP, "This Sh*t Is Becoming A Real Milestone Album In Hip Hop!"

February 17, 2010 6:00 PM

The Neptunes' Pharrell Williams has reportedly checked into Busta Rhymes' upcoming Chemo album by submitting an "incredible" beat to the Flipmode Squad leader.

Continue reading Pharrell Checks Into Busta Rhymes' "Chemo" LP, "This Sh*t Is Becoming A Real Milestone Album In Hip Hop!" .

Raekwon Assists Scarface's Return, "Collabo Is In The Making As We Speak"

February 17, 2010 6:00 PM

Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon has decided to help ring in Scarface's return to the rap game by announcing a forthcoming collaboration with the rap veteran.

Continue reading Raekwon Assists Scarface's Return, "Collabo Is In The Making As We Speak".

Diddy Offers To Be An Opening Act, "We Wanna Go On Right Before Anybody" [Video]

February 17, 2010 5:55 PM

Rap mogul Diddy has offered to take the spotlight off himself and open up for artists as he prepares for the upcoming release of Last Train to Paris.

Continue reading Diddy Offers To Be An Opening Act, "We Wanna Go On Right Before Anybody" [Video].

Method Man, Ghostface Killah & Raekwon's "Wu Massacre" Tracklisting Revealed

February 17, 2010 5:40 PM

An early track listing for Method Man, Ghostface Killah and Raekwon's upcoming Wu Massacre album has landed online today.

Continue reading Method Man, Ghostface Killah & Raekwon's "Wu Massacre" Tracklisting Revealed.

Asher Roth Prepared To Battle Sophomore Jinx, "I Want To Make That Dope Sh*t People Can Feel"

February 17, 2010 5:20 PM

Rapper Asher Roth has announced plans to drop a sophomore album that will give people "feelings" again.

Continue reading Asher Roth Prepared To Battle Sophomore Jinx, "I Want To Make That Dope Sh*t People Can Feel".

Jay-Z On Hip-Hop Going Global, "More Of The World Is Accepting Of Our Music & What We Do"

February 17, 2010 3:55 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Jay-Z recently spoke on hip-hop going global and how he finds inspiration in seeing the world accepting rap music.

Continue reading Jay-Z On Hip-Hop Going Global, "More Of The World Is Accepting Of Our Music & What We Do" .

The LOX's Styles P On Rappers Doing Jail Bids, "The Justice System Doesn't Really Work Too Fair"

February 17, 2010 3:15 PM

The LOX's Styles P has shared his opinion on rappers like Lil Wayne and T.I. hanging up their microphones for jail sentences and said each individual is responsible for their own mistakes.

Continue reading The LOX's Styles P On Rappers Doing Jail Bids, "The Justice System Doesn't Really Work Too Fair" .

50 Cent Recruits College Graduate To Co-Write New Movie

February 17, 2010 2:45 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has reportedly recruited a Grand Valley State University graduate to help co-write his upcoming movie, Love Me, Love Me Not.

Continue reading 50 Cent Recruits College Graduate To Co-Write New Movie.

Sade Strikes Gold In First Week, Jaheim Rounds Up A No. 3 Spot & Lil Wayne Holds Down Top 5

February 17, 2010 1:50 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Sade makes her comeback return atop the charts, Jaheim finds a spot at No. 3 and Lil Wayne holds down Top 5.

Continue reading Sade Strikes Gold In First Week, Jaheim Rounds Up A No. 3 Spot & Lil Wayne Holds Down Top 5 .

Baby Talks Lil Wayne's Final Music Videos, "We Shooting Like 20, 30 Just To Have In The Can" [Video]

February 17, 2010 1:00 PM

Cash Money Records co-founder Baby recently spoke on the multitude of music videos that Lil Wayne has completed in anticipation of his jail sentence.

Continue reading Baby Talks Lil Wayne's Final Music Videos, "We Shooting Like 20, 30 Just To Have In The Can" [Video] .

Rich Boy Throws Some Drake & Lloyd On His Comeback Album

February 17, 2010 12:50 PM

Rapper Rich Boy has decided to take a more R&B route for his forthcoming sophomore album by adding Drake, Mario and Lloyd as guest features.

Continue reading Rich Boy Throws Some Drake & Lloyd On His Comeback Album .

Game Contemplates "R.E.D." Lead Off, "Should The First Single Be A Pharrell Or Dr. Dre Track?"

February 17, 2010 11:45 AM

West Coast rapper Game wants his fans to help determine whether his R.E.D. Album's first official single should be produced by Pharrell Williams or Dr. Dre.

Continue reading Game Contemplates "R.E.D." Lead Off, "Should The First Single Be A Pharrell Or Dr. Dre Track?" .

Akon On Saving Lady Gaga's Career, "When I Closed My Deal At Interscope, She Was Getting Dropped That Week" [Video]

February 17, 2010 10:55 AM

Konvict Muzik labelhead Akon has revealed how he helped save Grammy-winning pop star Lady Gaga's career when she was on the verge of being dropped from her record deal.

Continue reading Akon On Saving Lady Gaga's Career, "When I Closed My Deal At Interscope, She Was Getting Dropped That Week" [Video] .

Freeway Questions Beanie Sigel's Jay-Z Disses, "I Know Beans Love Jay, I Know He Do"

February 17, 2010 10:50 AM

Former Roc-A-Fella artist Freeway has weighed in on the current dispute between Beanie Sigel and Jay-Z saying despite the jabs, Beans still has an underlying love for Hov.

Continue reading Freeway Questions Beanie Sigel's Jay-Z Disses, "I Know Beans Love Jay, I Know He Do" .

Sade On Co-Signing Raekwon's MC Skills, "I Think He's A Poet"

February 17, 2010 10:40 AM

Renowned singer Sade has opened up about her recent co-sign of Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon and labeled the emcee as a "poet."

Continue reading Sade On Co-Signing Raekwon's MC Skills, "I Think He's A Poet" .

Diddy Calls Out Swagger Jackers, "I'm Definitely One Of The Baddest Motherf*ckers To Ever Touch The Face of The Earth" [Video]

February 17, 2010 10:15 AM

Rap mogul Diddy has come forward to point out the recent emergence of swagger jackers who emulate his personal style and business moves.

Continue reading Diddy Calls Out Swagger Jackers, "I'm Definitely One Of The Baddest Motherf*ckers To Ever Touch The Face of The Earth" [Video] .

Beanie Sigel Blasts Jay-Z, T.I. & Memphis Bleek, "I'm Saying What They Saying But They Scared To Say It" [Video]

February 16, 2010 11:39 PM

Beanie Sigel emerged from the shadows over the weekend to publicly diss Jay-Z, Memphis Bleek and T.I. during a concert in his Philadelphia hometown.

Continue reading Beanie Sigel Blasts Jay-Z, T.I. & Memphis Bleek, "I'm Saying What They Saying But They Scared To Say It" [Video].

Russell Simmons & JD On John Mayer's Controversial N-Word Usage, "He Didn't Mean Anything By It"

February 16, 2010 11:30 PM

Rap moguls Jermaine "JD" Dupri and Russell Simmons have vouched for rocker John Mayer in light of his recently published Playboy Magazine interview where he is quoted using the N-word.

Continue reading Russell Simmons & JD On John Mayer's Controversial N-Word Usage, "He Didn't Mean Anything By It" .

Shyne Reportedly Signs Def Jam Recording Deal

February 16, 2010 6:42 PM

Rapper Shyne has reportedly made his return to Def Jam Records as sources are now claiming the former Bad Boy Records artist has inked a contract deal.

Continue reading Shyne Reportedly Signs Def Jam Recording Deal.

Jay-Z Contemplates "BP3" Follow-Up Album Release, "It Depends On The Music & How It's Coming Out"

February 16, 2010 5:05 PM

Roc Nation leader Jay-Z talk about planning his Blueprint III follow-up album and explained why a release date is the least of his worries right now.

Continue reading Jay-Z Contemplates "BP3" Follow-Up Album Release, "It Depends On The Music & How It's Coming Out".

Fabolous Submits "95%" Of His DJ Drama Mixtape, Looks To Add "Beamer, Benz Or Bentley"

February 16, 2010 4:30 PM

Fabolous is heading down to Atlanta to finish up his There Is No Competition 2 mixtape with DJ Drama.

Continue reading Fabolous Submits "95%" Of His DJ Drama Mixtape, Looks To Add "Beamer, Benz Or Bentley".

Sade On Not Collaborating W/ Kanye West & Drake, "I've Always Avoided Working Outside My Safety Zone"

February 16, 2010 4:00 PM

Renowned singer Sade has opened up about possible collaboration talks with Kanye West and Drake and explained why she stays away from guest features.

Continue reading Sade On Not Collaborating W/ Kanye West & Drake, "I've Always Avoided Working Outside My Safety Zone".

Bow Wow Wants To Top LL Cool J's Success, "It Hasn't Been Another Youngin To Do This Since MJ"

February 16, 2010 3:25 PM

Cash Money Records' recording artist Bow Wow has opened up about wanting to top the past success of entertainment moguls like LL Cool J.

Continue reading Bow Wow Wants To Top LL Cool J's Success, "It Hasn't Been Another Youngin To Do This Since MJ".

Usher Turns Into The "Gay Urban Batman?" (c) Fabolous

February 16, 2010 2:25 PM

For Caption Diss, the good ol' folks at SOHH are back and crackin' to give y'all, MY readers, a chance of a week-time to toss out that final word. The "Best We've Ever Read" headline gets to put a clamp down on the SOHH Caption Diss crown for six days and 24 hours. Raymond vs. Raymond Batman, oh sh*t!

Continue reading Usher Turns Into The "Gay Urban Batman?" (c) Fabolous.

Jay-Z Says Mary J. Blige Almost Stole Alicia Keys' "Empire State Of Mind" Spot

February 16, 2010 1:50 PM

Jay-Z has revealed that his long-time collaborator Mary J. Blige was initially considered for Alicia Keys' feature on "Empire State of Mind."

Continue reading Jay-Z Says Mary J. Blige Almost Stole Alicia Keys' "Empire State Of Mind" Spot.

Scarface Retracts Retirement Plans, New Album On Deck

February 16, 2010 1:40 PM

Rapper Scarface has reportedly called off his past decision to retire from rap music and plans return to store shelves with a new album.

Continue reading Scarface Retracts Retirement Plans, New Album On Deck.

Diddy On His Rap Lyrics Improving, "A Lot Of Records Out Right Now Don't Mean Anything" [Video]

February 16, 2010 1:10 PM

Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy has spoken on deciding to evolve rhymes on his upcoming Last Train to Paris album.

Continue reading Diddy On His Rap Lyrics Improving, "A Lot Of Records Out Right Now Don't Mean Anything" [Video].

Petey Pablo On His Past Suge Knight Association, "I Was Never Signed To Death Row" [Video]

February 16, 2010 12:40 PM

Rapper Petey Pablo has denied past reports that he was signed to rap mogul Suge Knight's renowned Death Row Records.

Continue reading Petey Pablo On His Past Suge Knight Association, "I Was Never Signed To Death Row" [Video].

Kid Cudi To Rock Out At Sasquatch Festival, Added To Annual Indie Roster

February 16, 2010 11:55 AM

Rapper Kid Cudi has been chosen to perform at the upcoming Sasquatch music festival in Washington over Memorial Day weekend.

Continue reading Kid Cudi To Rock Out At Sasquatch Festival, Added To Annual Indie Roster.

DJ Kay Slay Tells Mags To Step Their Paper Up, "N*ggas Always Trying To Cut Cost"

February 16, 2010 11:20 AM

DJ Kay Slay has issued a message to all men's magazines by telling them to stop disrespecting the models by using lesser quality print formats.

Continue reading DJ Kay Slay Tells Mags To Step Their Paper Up, "N*ggas Always Trying To Cut Cost".

DJ Webstar Proclaims Dominance, "Ain't No Young N*gga In The Game F*cking W/ Me!"

February 16, 2010 10:30 AM

New York rapper DJ Webstar has declared himself the best younger emcee in the rap game.

Continue reading DJ Webstar Proclaims Dominance, "Ain't No Young N*gga In The Game F*cking W/ Me!".

Talib Kweli Denies Hi-Tek Europe Tour, "I Have No Idea Why Promoters Would Sell The Shows Like That"

February 16, 2010 10:15 AM

Rap veteran Talib Kweli has cleared up confusion caused by a false advertisement that said his producer, Hi-Tek, had joined him for a European tour.

Continue reading Talib Kweli Denies Hi-Tek Europe Tour, "I Have No Idea Why Promoters Would Sell The Shows Like That".

The Rise & Fall of Bad Boy Records

February 16, 2010 12:00 AM

As hip-hop enters a new era of business ventures, endorsement deals and growth within the music industry, SOHH reflects on the highs and lows of the rap empires who opened the door for today's black entrepreneurs.

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Wale Addresses Being Dropped From Interscope Rumor, "N*ggas Be Pressed To Make Sh*t Up"

February 15, 2010 5:41 PM

Roc Nation's Wale has addressed a new rumor that claims he was allegedly dropped from Interscope Records after releasing only one album, Attention Deficit.

Continue reading Wale Addresses Being Dropped From Interscope Rumor, "N*ggas Be Pressed To Make Sh*t Up".

Lloyd Banks Reveals Surprise Collabo, "It's With One Of The Last N*ggas You Would Think I'd Do A Record With" [Video]

February 15, 2010 4:37 PM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has opened up about his upcoming third solo project and promised to be collaborating with an unlikely artist in the near future.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Reveals Surprise Collabo, "It's With One Of The Last N*ggas You Would Think I'd Do A Record With" [Video].

50 Cent Finds "Love" In New Movie, Begins Filming In Michigan

February 15, 2010 12:52 PM

Rapper/Actor 50 Cent has been announced to star in the upcoming film, Love Me, Love Me Not which has begun shooting in Michigan.

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Birdman On Lil Wayne's Pen Game, "When You're Trying To Be Great, You Ain't Bout To Let No N*gga Write For You"

February 15, 2010 11:40 AM

Cash Money Records co-founder Birdman has defended his artist Lil Wayne in light of being scolded in the past for allegedly having other writers pen his raps.

Continue reading Birdman On Lil Wayne's Pen Game, "When You're Trying To Be Great, You Ain't Bout To Let No N*gga Write For You".

Joell Ortiz, DJ Enuff & Amanda Diva Pay Homage To Big L, "He Murdered Cats"

February 15, 2010 11:08 AM

Joell Ortiz, DJ Enuff and Amanda Diva have paid homage to the late rapper Big L as today marks the 11th anniversary of his passing.

Continue reading Joell Ortiz, DJ Enuff & Amanda Diva Pay Homage To Big L, "He Murdered Cats".

Lloyd On Lil Wayne's Jail Sentence, "This Is A Good Time To Be Around Friends & Family" [Video]

February 15, 2010 10:31 AM

R&B singer Lloyd has shared his thoughts toward Lil Wayne preparing for his speculated one-year jail sentence and offered the Young Money leader some advice.

Continue reading Lloyd On Lil Wayne's Jail Sentence, "This Is A Good Time To Be Around Friends & Family" [Video].

Drake Teams W/ "Forever" Producer For "Thank Me Later" Lead Single

February 15, 2010 9:19 AM

Young Money's Drake has announced the lead single from his upcoming Thank Me Later debut and said it would be produced by the hitmaker responsible for his "Forever" hit.

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East Wins NBA All-Star Game, Fabolous, Sean Kingston & DJ Drama React

February 14, 2010 11:44 PM

The NBA Eastern Conference team successfully defeated their Western counterparts at tonight's All-Star game in Texas and have sparked a flurry of reactions from Fabolous, Sean Kingston and DJ Drama.

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Shyne Scores Loss W/ DJ Khaled's "Victory" LP, Dropped From Album Tracklisting

February 14, 2010 8:42 PM

Rapper Shyne has reportedly been removed from being featured on DJ Khaled's upcoming Victory album.

Continue reading Shyne Scores Loss W/ DJ Khaled's "Victory" LP, Dropped From Album Tracklisting .

Kanye West's New Album Title Revealed By G.O.O.D. Music Artist

February 14, 2010 8:21 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West's next album title has reportedly been revealed by the emcee's G.O.O.D. Music artist, Big Sean.

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Jay-Z Turned Down "We Are the World" Remake, "I Know Everybody Is Gonna Take This Wrong"

February 14, 2010 8:05 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Jay-Z has revealed the reasons he did not participate in the celebrity-driven Haiti tribute song, "We Are the World."

Continue reading Jay-Z Turned Down "We Are the World" Remake, "I Know Everybody Is Gonna Take This Wrong" .

Swizz Beatz, Raekwon & Bow Wow Celebrate Valentine's Day, "I Am Fortunate To know You"

February 14, 2010 2:04 PM

Rappers Swizz Beatz, Raekwon and Bow Wow have taken part in today's Valentine's Day celebration by wishing their best and speaking on what they have planned for a special someone.

Continue reading Swizz Beatz, Raekwon & Bow Wow Celebrate Valentine's Day, "I Am Fortunate To know You" .

Knoc-Turn'al Heats Up Game Taunts, "He Was A Disco Dancer" [Video]

February 14, 2010 11:05 AM

West Coast rapper Knoc-Turn'al has decided to not back down from recent taunts made toward by him rapper Game and called out the emcee's street credibility.

Continue reading Knoc-Turn'al Heats Up Game Taunts, "He Was A Disco Dancer" [Video] .

Olivia Talks Post G-Unit Debut, "I Don't Play When It Comes To My Music"

February 14, 2010 10:41 AM

R&B singer Olivia recently spoke on her upcoming post G-Unit debut album and why her music leaking last year turned out to be a benefit at the end of the day.

Continue reading Olivia Talks Post G-Unit Debut, "I Don't Play When It Comes To My Music" .

Lil Wayne's "Rebirth" Projected To Sell 85K In Week 2 Sales

February 13, 2010 10:48 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's The Rebirth album is projected to sell up to 85,000 records in its second week in retail stores.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's "Rebirth" Projected To Sell 85K In Week 2 Sales .

Fabolous Promises His DJ Drama Mixtape Will Drop Next Week, "1 Song Left To Do"

February 13, 2010 10:28 AM

Grammy-nominated rapper Fabolous has promised his delayed There Is No Competition 2 mixtape with DJ Drama will finally see the light of day next week.

Continue reading Fabolous Promises His DJ Drama Mixtape Will Drop Next Week, "1 Song Left To Do" .

Michael Jackson Takes Part In "We Are the World" Premiere [Video]

February 13, 2010 8:43 AM

The highly-anticipated Haiti tribute music video, "We Are the World," premiered worldwide last night with nearly 100 celebrity contributions including the late Michael Jackson.

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Baby Spills Oil & Natural Gas Venture Details, "I Got Pumps & Sh*t That Are Getting Money"

February 13, 2010 8:15 AM

Cash Money Records' co-founder Bryan "Baby" Williams has confirmed recent reports of his company expanding outside of music to takeover the oil and natural gases industry.

Continue reading Baby Spills Oil & Natural Gas Venture Details, "I Got Pumps & Sh*t That Are Getting Money" .

Kid Cudi Turns Down Fragrance & Clothing Ventures, "That's Too Much Stress"

February 12, 2010 5:55 PM

Rapper Kid Cudi has passed up on advancing his brand by creating business ventures in the fragrance and clothing industry.

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Drake's "Forever" Producer Wants "Thank Me Later" To Be Classic

February 12, 2010 5:05 PM

Drake's "Forever" producer Boi-1da has opened up about the rapper's long-awaited debut, Thank Me Later, and promised the project could be a certified classic.

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Nas Breaks Silence On Kelis & Son, "How In The H*ll Am I Supposed To Stay Comfy When I Pay Child Support Monthly?"

February 12, 2010 4:00 PM

Rap veteran Nas has broken his silence on estranged wife/R&B singer Kelis and their son, Knight, through a new unreleased verse from his "Strong Will Continue" collaboration song.

Continue reading Nas Breaks Silence On Kelis & Son, "How In The H*ll Am I Supposed To Stay Comfy When I Pay Child Support Monthly?".

Nicki Minaj Talks Sexy Heels & Boots For V-Day, "It's All About The Girls"

February 12, 2010 3:10 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has gotten into the spirit of this weekend's Valentine's Day celebration by offering a few tips for guys looking to impress their significant others.

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Jay-Z, Eminem, Lil Wayne & Kanye West's "We Are The World" Remake Premieres Tonight

February 12, 2010 2:35 PM

The highly-anticipated "We Are the World" remake, which features Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Eminem and more, will reportedly debut tonight (February 12).

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G-Unit Shoots To Kill, Rick Ross & Kid Cudi Surrender, Lil Wayne Gets Grilled

February 12, 2010 12:55 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, we're back to rock the block seven days ago to check out why G-Unit might really be shooting for the kill, peep Rick Ross and Kid Cudi copping pleas, laugh at our a**es feeling sorry for Lil Wayne and oh SOHH much more!

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UPDATE: Tahiry On Joe Budden Denying Physical Violence, "He's Not Telling The Truth" [Audio]

February 12, 2010 12:15 PM

Despite his public denial, Tahiry Jose maintains that her ex-boyfriend/rapper Joe Budden was physically abusive during their relationship.

Continue reading UPDATE: Tahiry On Joe Budden Denying Physical Violence, "He's Not Telling The Truth" [Audio].

B.G. Pleads Not Guilty To Felony Gun Charge

February 12, 2010 12:00 PM

Hot Boys' Christopher "B.G." Dorsey has reportedly pleaded not guilty to a gun possession charge he received in Louisiana last November.

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C-Murder Addresses His "Child's" Appeal Claims, "Young Trump Is Not My Son, He Is My Little Cousin"

February 12, 2010 11:05 AM

Incarcerated rapper C-Murder has responded to recent remarks made by his alleged son, Young Trump, and said the emcee is not his child.

Continue reading C-Murder Addresses His "Child's" Appeal Claims, "Young Trump Is Not My Son, He Is My Little Cousin".

Tony Yayo Wants 50 Cent, Eminem & Dr. Dre Tour, "I'll Be A Stagehand & Work In The Back"

February 12, 2010 10:35 AM

G-Unit's Tony Yayo has dreamed up a tour with 50 Cent, Eminem and Dr. Dre and offered to take a position on the road crew.

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Baby Calls Out R. Kelly, "I Could've Made Money If I Wasn't F*ckin' W/ That Clown A** N*gga"

February 12, 2010 10:25 AM

Cash Money Records co-founder Baby has voiced his feelings about  R. Kelly and said working with the R&B veteran in the past was a financial loss.

Continue reading Baby Calls Out R. Kelly, "I Could've Made Money If I Wasn't F*ckin' W/ That Clown A** N*gga".

Drake Opens Up About Sprite's First Ever Global Marketing Deal, "They Recognized My Potential"

February 12, 2010 10:20 AM

Young Money's Drake has opened up about being chosen to represent Sprite's first ever global marketing campaign.

Continue reading Drake Opens Up About Sprite's First Ever Global Marketing Deal, "They Recognized My Potential".

Dr. Dre Says Death Row Not Paying "Chronic" Royalties, Files $75K Lawsuit

February 12, 2010 12:13 AM

Former Death Row Records artist Dr. Dre has filed a lawsuit against his ex-label for reportedly not receiving royalty payments from his 1992 album, The Chronic.

Continue reading Dr. Dre Says Death Row Not Paying "Chronic" Royalties, Files $75K Lawsuit .

Missy Elliot & Rakim On Sade's Return, "I Respect & Try To Emulate How She Floats"

February 11, 2010 6:05 PM

Rappers Missy Elliot and Rakim have shared their reaction to renowned soul singer Sade's return to the music spotlight with her latest album, Soldier of Love.

Continue reading Missy Elliot & Rakim On Sade's Return, "I Respect & Try To Emulate How She Floats".

UPDATE: Lil Wayne's Lawyer Speaks On Jail Sentence Delay, Tooth Trouble

February 11, 2010 5:55 PM

Lil Wayne's lawyer has stepped forward to address the rapper's delayed sentencing and said he would maintain his diamond encrusted teeth plates after undergoing dental surgery.

Continue reading UPDATE: Lil Wayne's Lawyer Speaks On Jail Sentence Delay, Tooth Trouble.

Kanye West, Tyra Banks & Naomi Campbell React To Famous UK Fashion Designer's Suicide, "We Lost An Angel"

February 11, 2010 5:55 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has shared his reaction to reports of renowned British fashion designer Lee "Alexander" McQueen reportedly committing suicide.

Continue reading Kanye West, Tyra Banks & Naomi Campbell React To Famous UK Fashion Designer's Suicide, "We Lost An Angel".

Tony Yayo Stunts On Interscope, "We're Gonna Drop These Independent Records" [Video]

February 11, 2010 5:40 PM

G-Unit's Tony Yayo recently shared the differences between independent and major record labels and said he is receiving more exposure since parting ways with Interscope.

Continue reading Tony Yayo Stunts On Interscope, "We're Gonna Drop These Independent Records" [Video].

Little Brother Enlist D12's Mr. Porter & Bilal For Last Album, Tracklisting Unveiled

February 11, 2010 5:30 PM

The track listing for Little Brother's final album, LeftBack, has leaked online and shows production from hitmakers like D12's Mr. Porter.

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Kid Cudi Re-Starts Retirement Talks, "I Eventually Want To Leave Behind Music"

February 11, 2010 4:45 PM

Rapper Kid Cudi continues to talk about retiring from the rap game to pursue an acting career full-time.

Continue reading Kid Cudi Re-Starts Retirement Talks, "I Eventually Want To Leave Behind Music" .

Lil Wayne Confident In "Carter IV's" Rap Impact, "[My Fans] Know What That's Gonna Be" [Video]

February 11, 2010 4:05 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has confirmed reports that he's hard at work on his forthcoming Tha Carter IV album.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Confident In "Carter IV's" Rap Impact, "[My Fans] Know What That's Gonna Be" [Video] .

DJ Skee Questions Drake's Career Moves, "He Could Have Revolutionized The Music Game"

February 11, 2010 1:20 PM

West Coast radio personality DJ Skee recently discussed Drake's decision to sign to a major label and said the Young Money rapper missed an opportunity to revolutionize the music business.

Continue reading DJ Skee Questions Drake's Career Moves, "He Could Have Revolutionized The Music Game" .

Lupe Fiasco Suffers More "Lasers" Leaks, "At Least Let Us Finish The Songs" [Audio]

February 11, 2010 12:05 PM

"What You Want," an unfinished track by Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco was leaked online earlier this week.

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Suffers More "Lasers" Leaks, "At Least Let Us Finish The Songs" [Audio] .

Joe Budden Says Tahiry Cheated On Him, "The Evidence Was Laying On The Bed Next To Her"

February 11, 2010 11:40 AM

Joe Budden has opened up about his past relationship with model Tahiry Jose and said his ex-girlfriend was caught seeing another man while he was on tour.

Continue reading Joe Budden Says Tahiry Cheated On Him, "The Evidence Was Laying On The Bed Next To Her" .

Joell Ortiz & Joe Budden On John Mayer's N-Word Usage, "He'll Get Off The Hook Just Like Asher Roth"

February 11, 2010 11:15 AM

Slaughterhouse's Joell Ortiz and Joe Budden have reacted toward a controversial John Mayer Playboy Magazine interview where the pop star openly used the N-word and said he did not date outside of his race.

Continue reading Joell Ortiz & Joe Budden On John Mayer's N-Word Usage, "He'll Get Off The Hook Just Like Asher Roth" .

Rick Ross Calls Off Floyd Mayweather Beef, "We Shook Hands"

February 11, 2010 10:45 AM

Miami rapper Rick Ross ended his beef with boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr. during a formal one-on-one discussion.

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J. Cole Ready To Join The Grammy Family, "I'ma Walk Away W/ 18 Grammys" [Video]

February 11, 2010 10:30 AM

Roc Nation's J. Cole recently spoke on his determination to dominate next year's Grammy Awards with the release of his debut album.

Continue reading J. Cole Ready To Join The Grammy Family, "I'ma Walk Away W/ 18 Grammys" [Video] .

Kid Cudi Reportedly Apologizes For Punching Fan, Blames It On The Alcohol

February 11, 2010 10:20 AM

Rapper Kid Cudi has reportedly apologized to a fan he attacked during a concert in Canada last December and said the incident was caused by alcohol consumption.

Continue reading Kid Cudi Reportedly Apologizes For Punching Fan, Blames It On The Alcohol .

Lil Wayne's Tooth Trouble Examined, Dentist Weighs In

February 10, 2010 6:00 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's delayed sentencing yesterday due to a tooth problem has now been examined by a certified dentist.

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Drake Balls W/ LeBron James, Will Judge All-Star Weekend Slam Dunk Contest

February 10, 2010 6:00 PM

Rapper Drake and NBA superstar LeBron James will reportedly team up to judge this Friday's All-Star Weekend Slam Dunk qualification contest.

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Busta Rhymes Promises "Major" Announcement, "Trust Me, You Ain't Gonna Wanna Miss This"

February 10, 2010 5:05 PM

Flipmode Squad leader Busta Rhymes has promised fans that he will be making a "major" announcement sometime today.

Continue reading Busta Rhymes Promises "Major" Announcement, "Trust Me, You Ain't Gonna Wanna Miss This" .

Sade's "Soldier Of Love" Projected To Sell 425K In First-Week Sales

February 10, 2010 5:00 PM

Soul singer Sade's Soldier of Love is reportedly en route to debut ahead of the competition next week with one-day estimates of 425,000 copies.

Continue reading Sade's "Soldier Of Love" Projected To Sell 425K In First-Week Sales .

Diddy Reveals Secrets To His Twitter Movement, "I Wanna Uplift Us" [Video]

February 10, 2010 4:10 PM

Rap mogul Diddy recently spoke on his ability to pull in over two million Twitter followers and why he has been focusing more on the positive side of life.

Continue reading Diddy Reveals Secrets To His Twitter Movement, "I Wanna Uplift Us" [Video].

Lil Wayne Rocks & Rolls To No. 2, Black Eyed Peas' Ends In Top 10 & Beyonce Makes A Huge Leap

February 10, 2010 2:45 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Lil Wayne rocks and rolls into No. 2, the Black Eyed Peas keep steaming in the Top 10 and Beyonce takes a huge leap back into Top 20.

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Kanye West Gets Last Laugh On Jay Leno's Final Broadcast [Video]

February 10, 2010 2:20 PM

Kanye West appeared on talk show host Jay Leno's final primetime broadcast last night.

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Bow Wow Congratulates Game's Return To Aftermath, "I Know The Doc Gone Lace You W/ Them Beats"

February 10, 2010 1:30 PM

Rapper Bow Wow has congratulated Game on his return to Dr. Dre's Aftermath Records and revealed his anticipation for the rapper's R.E.D. Album.

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Lil Wayne Explains Shooting Over 10 Music Videos, "I Don't Stop Until The Goal Is Done" [Video]

February 10, 2010 1:30 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne recently spoke on rushing to shoot music videos in anticipation of his delayed one-year jail sentencing yesterday.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Explains Shooting Over 10 Music Videos, "I Don't Stop Until The Goal Is Done" [Video].

Cassidy Follows Swizz Beatz's Blueprint W/ New Production Company, "I'm Just A Grown Man Now" [Video]

February 10, 2010 12:00 PM

Philadelphia rapper Cassidy recently updated fans on the status of his relationship with Swizz Beatz and said he has been following the producer's venture-building blueprint.

Continue reading Cassidy Follows Swizz Beatz's Blueprint W/ New Production Company, "I'm Just A Grown Man Now" [Video].

Young Chris Says Jay-Z Told Him To Go Solo, "Hov Came To Me W/ The Idea" [Video]

February 10, 2010 11:00 AM

State Property's Young Chris recently denied reports of breaking away from his partner in rhymes Young Neef and said Jay-Z suggested he pursue a solo career.

Continue reading Young Chris Says Jay-Z Told Him To Go Solo, "Hov Came To Me W/ The Idea" [Video].

E-40 Emerges From The Shadows, Plans To Drop 2 Albums On Same Day

February 10, 2010 10:15 AM

West Coast rapper E-40 has announced plans to make his comeback by releasing two albums next month.

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Game Confirms "400 Bars" Is On Deck, "I'm Trying To Finish [It] Up"

February 10, 2010 10:10 AM

Black Wall Street leader Game has confirmed that he's working on a follow-up to his hard-hitting 2005 G-Unit diss record, "300 Bars & Running."

Continue reading Game Confirms "400 Bars" Is On Deck, "I'm Trying To Finish [It] Up".

Lil Wayne's "Rebirth" Sells 176K In First-Week, Out Performs Early Estimates

February 10, 2010 9:41 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's long-awaited Rebirth album debuted on the charts this week with 176,000 sold records in its first seven days.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's "Rebirth" Sells 176K In First-Week, Out Performs Early Estimates.

Raekwon Co-Signs DJ Kay Slay's New Album, "Support Real Hip Hop"

February 9, 2010 6:15 PM

Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon has made a calling to all hip-hop fans to show their love for his genre of music by supporting DJ Kay Slay's new album, More Than Just A DJ.

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Jay-Z Headlines Bonnaroo Music Festival, Joins Kid Cudi & Wale Line-Up

February 9, 2010 5:35 PM

Jay-Z has been announced to headline the upcoming Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival this summer in Tennessee.

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Cracked Tooth Keeps Lil Wayne Out Of Jail, Sentencing Delayed For Dental Surgery

February 9, 2010 4:25 PM

Lil Wayne's sentencing, which was originally scheduled for today, has been delayed until March 2 due to an emergency dental surgery.

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Nelly Tries To Stop Violence At Party, "He Got In The Middle & Got Punched By Mistake"

February 9, 2010 3:45 PM

Rapper Nelly has made headlines after reportedly being assaulted during a fist fight at a Super Bowl party.

Continue reading Nelly Tries To Stop Violence At Party, "He Got In The Middle & Got Punched By Mistake" .

Grand Hustle's B.o.B. Says T.I. Is "Really Focused Now That He's Out"

February 9, 2010 2:50 PM

Grand Hustle Records' B.o.B. has given an update on the well-being of T.I. since reportedly being placed in a halfway house last December.

Continue reading Grand Hustle's B.o.B. Says T.I. Is "Really Focused Now That He's Out".

Soulja Boy Tell Em Ends Yung Berg's Career: "Is That Your Chain?"

February 9, 2010 2:20 PM

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Kanye West Readies New Blog Launch, "It Should Be Up This Week"

February 9, 2010 1:20 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has announced plans to launch a new blog this week.

Continue reading Kanye West Readies New Blog Launch, "It Should Be Up This Week" .

Tahiry Wants To Dead Her Joe Budden Tattoo, "Get Set To Kill The Wife Beater!" [Video]

February 9, 2010 12:35 PM

King Magazine covergirl Tahiry Jose wants to move past her ex-boyfriend/rapper Joe Budden by getting rid of a tattoo she still has of his name.

Continue reading Tahiry Wants To Dead Her Joe Budden Tattoo, "Get Set To Kill The Wife Beater!" [Video] .

DJ Kay Slay On Online Magazines, "This Downloading Sh*t F*cked Up The Whole Industry"

February 9, 2010 11:55 AM

DJ Kay Slay has opened up about his Straight Stuntin Magazine venture and explained why he refuses to jump from print to online formats.

Continue reading DJ Kay Slay On Online Magazines, "This Downloading Sh*t F*cked Up The Whole Industry" .

Game Talks Going 1-On-1 W/ Ashanti, "She Can Sing Like A Motherf*cker"

February 9, 2010 11:15 AM

Game has opened up about his recent studio sessions with Dr. Dre and Ashanti saying he has placed the music over his past beef with Murder Inc.

Continue reading Game Talks Going 1-On-1 W/ Ashanti, "She Can Sing Like A Motherf*cker" .

Nicki Minaj Calls Lil Wayne Unstoppable, "No Matter What You Throw At Him, You Can't Take Away His Confidence"

February 9, 2010 11:10 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has spoken on Lil Wayne's one-year jail sentence and explained why the emcee is unstoppable.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Calls Lil Wayne Unstoppable, "No Matter What You Throw At Him, You Can't Take Away His Confidence" .

Lloyd Banks Prepared To Carry G-Unit, "Look Forward To Me, I'm The Future"

February 9, 2010 10:35 AM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has stepped forward to take the pressure off 50 Cent and Tony Yayo by offering to lead his crew to the next level.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Prepared To Carry G-Unit, "Look Forward To Me, I'm The Future" .

Busta Rhymes Schedules "Chemo" Check Out, "The New Album Is Coming" [Video]

February 9, 2010 10:15 AM

Busta Rhymes has announced a release date for his upcoming Chemo album and said he plans to continue his venture into the movie industry.

Continue reading Busta Rhymes Schedules "Chemo" Check Out, "The New Album Is Coming" [Video] .

Lil Wayne Bids Farewell To Fans, "I'm Out This B*tch" [Video]

February 9, 2010 10:15 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne bid a final farewell to his fans last night as he prepares to begin his one-year jail sentence today.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Bids Farewell To Fans, "I'm Out This B*tch" [Video].

The Rise & Fall of Death Row Records

February 9, 2010 12:00 AM

As hip-hop enters a new era of business ventures, endorsement deals and growth within the music industry, SOHH reflects on the highs and lows of the rap empires who opened the today's black entrepreneurs.

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Game Pours Out Tila Tequila's Lies, "You Knew Who Your Baby Daddy Was The Whole Time"

February 8, 2010 6:10 PM

West Coast rapper Game has made an attempt to clear his name from being the alleged father of Tila Tequila's forthcoming baby.

Continue reading Game Pours Out Tila Tequila's Lies, "You Knew Who Your Baby Daddy Was The Whole Time".

Lil Wayne's Jail Sentence Analyzed, "They May Not Put Him W/ The General Population"

February 8, 2010 6:00 PM

With Lil Wayne beginning his one-year jail sentence tomorrow on a gun possession conviction, retired police officials have weighed in on what the Young Money rapper's life will be like behind bars.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Jail Sentence Analyzed, "They May Not Put Him W/ The General Population" .

Nicki Minaj Offers $50,000 Reward For Her Stuffed Animal's Safe Return

February 8, 2010 5:50 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has offered fans $50,000 for the return of her pink stuffed animal, Oscar.

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Faith Evans Makes Big Move To Reality TV, "I Am Excited To Share This Incredible Experience"

February 8, 2010 5:30 PM

R&B singer Faith Evans has announced plans to launch a new reality show called "It's All About Faith" showcasing her return to the music spotlight.

Continue reading Faith Evans Makes Big Move To Reality TV, "I Am Excited To Share This Incredible Experience".

N.O.R.E. On Joining Raekwon's Clan, "You Know What Rae Adds To The Whole Thing"

February 8, 2010 3:25 PM

CNN's N.O.R.E. has opened up about signing with Raekwon's Ice H20 imprint for the release of upcoming projects.

Continue reading N.O.R.E. On Joining Raekwon's Clan, "You Know What Rae Adds To The Whole Thing" .

Drake Ready To Hit Every City In The US, "Away From Home Tour" Announced

February 8, 2010 3:10 PM

Young Money's Drake is reportedly packing his bags and hitting the road this spring to embark on his own 25-city "Away From Home Tour."

Continue reading Drake Ready To Hit Every City In The US, "Away From Home Tour" Announced .

C-Murder's Son Speaks On Father's Appeal, "He Should Be Home By The End Of [This] Year"

February 8, 2010 1:55 PM

Though C-Murder is currently serving a life sentence the rapper's son still has faith that his father will return "home" by the end of this year.

Continue reading C-Murder's Son Speaks On Father's Appeal, "He Should Be Home By The End Of [This] Year" .

UPDATE: Danger Reportedly Cleared In Arson Investigation

February 8, 2010 12:35 PM

Former "For The Love Of Ray J" reality star Monica "Danger" Leon has reportedly been cleared in a recent arson investigation after it was reported she tried to burn her California apartment last week.

Continue reading UPDATE: Danger Reportedly Cleared In Arson Investigation .

Fat Joe Promises Huge Surprise, "We're Making Probably The Biggest Move You Can Make In Hip-Hop" [Audio]

February 8, 2010 12:00 PM

Terror Squad leader Fat Joe has promised to make a big announcement within the next few weeks about his upcoming album, Dark Side.

Continue reading Fat Joe Promises Huge Surprise, "We're Making Probably The Biggest Move You Can Make In Hip-Hop" [Audio] .

Ludacris Releases Spirited Mixtape, "I'm Just In A Space Where I'm Inspired"

February 8, 2010 11:05 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris announced plans to release a new mixtape called Conjure: A Hustler's Spirit.

Continue reading Ludacris Releases Spirited Mixtape, "I'm Just In A Space Where I'm Inspired" .

Diddy Recruits Trina's Assets For Ciroc, "Things Are Gonna Be Real Big" [Video]

February 8, 2010 10:55 AM

Diddy has added a female twist to his Ciroc Vodka line by forming a partnership with Miami rapper Trina.

Continue reading Diddy Recruits Trina's Assets For Ciroc, "Things Are Gonna Be Real Big" [Video] .

Jim Jones Still Hopes For Dipset Reunion, "We Might Knock The Socks Off The Industry" [Audio]

February 8, 2010 10:35 AM

Byrd Gang's leader Jim Jones has recently suggested that a Dipset reunion may be in store for 2010.

Continue reading Jim Jones Still Hopes For Dipset Reunion, "We Might Knock The Socks Off The Industry" [Audio] .

Gucci Mane Denies Claims Of Drug Use From Behind Bars, "I Have Never Used Cocaine"

February 8, 2010 10:15 AM

Incarcerated rapper Gucci Mane recently debunked claims that he violated his probation by using cocaine.

Continue reading Gucci Mane Denies Claims Of Drug Use From Behind Bars, "I Have Never Used Cocaine" .

Lupe Fiasco Exposes Music Industry's Faults, "At A Certain Point, [Your Music] Is Out Of Your Hands"

February 8, 2010 4:55 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco recently discussed how his label, Atlantic Records, ultimately decides when his long-awaited Lasers album will hit retail stores.

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Exposes Music Industry's Faults, "At A Certain Point, [Your Music] Is Out Of Your Hands" .

New Orleans Saints Win Super Bowl, Fabolous, Diddy, Raekwon & More React

February 7, 2010 9:37 PM

The New Orleans Saints have won Super Bowl XLIV after defeating the Indianapolis Colts and sparked a group of Twitter reactions from Fabolous, Diddy, Raekwon and more.

Continue reading New Orleans Saints Win Super Bowl, Fabolous, Diddy, Raekwon & More React .

Talib Kweli, Busta Rhymes, Questlove & More Reflect On J. Dilla's Legacy, "There Was & Still Is No Producer Better"

February 7, 2010 12:09 PM

Talib Kweli, Busta Rhymes, Questlove and more have shared their reflections on late producer J. Dilla's legacy on what would have been his 36th birthday.

Continue reading Talib Kweli, Busta Rhymes, Questlove & More Reflect On J. Dilla's Legacy, "There Was & Still Is No Producer Better" .

Game Hints At Return To Aftermath Records, "It's Funny How Things Come Full Circle"

February 7, 2010 11:35 AM

Former Aftermath Records artist Game has shown signs of returning to Dr. Dre's renowned label after posting a photo wearing the company's logos this weekend.

Continue reading Game Hints At Return To Aftermath Records, "It's Funny How Things Come Full Circle" .

Jay-Z Co-Signs Susan Boyle's Talent, "The Market For Her Is Huge"

February 7, 2010 11:08 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z has reportedly given his official co-sign on music newcomer Susan Boyle and suggested the former reality television star make a run in the clothing business.

Continue reading Jay-Z Co-Signs Susan Boyle's Talent, "The Market For Her Is Huge" .

Q-Tip, DJ Green Lantern, Adrienne Bailon & More Remember Big Pun

February 7, 2010 10:24 AM

Q-Tip, DJ Green Lantern, Adrienne Bailon and more have paid homage to the late rapper Christopher "Big Pun" Rios on the 10th anniversary of his death.

Continue reading Q-Tip, DJ Green Lantern, Adrienne Bailon & More Remember Big Pun .

Busta Rhymes On SOS Haiti Telethon Set, "There Are No Amount Of Words That Describe How Humbled I Am" [Video]

February 6, 2010 9:15 AM

New York rap veteran Busta Rhymes has expressed his overall reaction to being a part of bringing awareness to the current Haiti post-earthquake relief efforts by performing at last night's SOS (Saving Ourselves) - Help for Haiti concert.

Continue reading Busta Rhymes On SOS Haiti Telethon Set, "There Are No Amount Of Words That Describe How Humbled I Am" [Video] .

Wyclef Jean Producer Grabs "Hold" Of Haiti Tribute, "I Knew It Was Brilliant" [Video]

February 6, 2010 9:07 AM

Producer Wayne Wilkins recently hit up SOHH to discuss his Haiti tribute track "Hold On" he recorded with Wyclef Jean.

Continue reading Wyclef Jean Producer Grabs "Hold" Of Haiti Tribute, "I Knew It Was Brilliant" [Video] .

Fat Joe Links W/ Trey Songz, "We About To Make Some Magic"

February 6, 2010 8:47 AM

Terror Squad leader Fat Joe has hinted at R&B singer Trey Songz being linked to his forthcoming Darkside album and promised to make "magic" with the performer.

Continue reading Fat Joe Links W/ Trey Songz, "We About To Make Some Magic" .

Eminem Adds DJ Khalil's Beats To "Relapse 2" Album, "[The Songs] Are F*ckin' Stupid"

February 6, 2010 8:37 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem has reportedly upped the ante with his forthcoming Relapse 2 album by adding production from hit producer DJ Khalil.

Continue reading Eminem Adds DJ Khalil's Beats To "Relapse 2" Album, "[The Songs] Are F*ckin' Stupid" .

Shyne Denied Entrance Into United Kingdom To Record New Album

February 6, 2010 8:05 AM

Former Bad Boy artist Shyne was reportedly denied entrance into the United Kingdom last week due to complications in his travel documents.

Continue reading Shyne Denied Entrance Into United Kingdom To Record New Album .

Lil Wayne Ready For The Pen, Nicki Minaj's "P*ssy" Is No Game, The Grammys Sh*t On Drake's Debut Set

February 5, 2010 11:55 PM

In this week's Pulse Report....nah, skip all the generic sh*t, it's officially on as we look back over the past week to see why Lil Wayne is ready to put his pants on the ground, try to find Nicki Minaj's "P*ssy," laugh at Foxy Brown's crazy a** name dropping Jay-Z/Lil Kim, find out why Drake's Grammy performance got disrespected and introduce the new "STFU Honors" category...oh, it's SOHH hip-hop!

Continue reading Lil Wayne Ready For The Pen, Nicki Minaj's "P*ssy" Is No Game, The Grammys Sh*t On Drake's Debut Set .

Lil Jon Places Finishing Touches On "Crunk Rock" LP, "We're Officially Ready" [Video]

February 5, 2010 5:50 PM

Southern producer Lil Jon has promised his upcoming Crunk Rock album is nearly ready to hit retail stores.

Continue reading Lil Jon Places Finishing Touches On "Crunk Rock" LP, "We're Officially Ready" [Video].

UPDATE: Foxy Brown Addresses Jay-Z/Lil Kim Diss, "The Track Should've Never Been Released"

February 5, 2010 5:30 PM

New York rapper Foxy Brown has addressed the recently released "Let Em Know" track where she name drops Jay-Z and takes a jab at past rap nemesis Lil Kim.

Continue reading UPDATE: Foxy Brown Addresses Jay-Z/Lil Kim Diss, "The Track Should've Never Been Released".

Raekwon Says Big Pun Inspired Lyricism, "N*ggas Was Gonna Have To Know How To Say What He Said" [Video]

February 5, 2010 5:30 PM

Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon recently spoke on the late rapper Big Pun's legacy and how the rap game became more lyrical when the Spanish emcee made his mark in 1998.

Continue reading Raekwon Says Big Pun Inspired Lyricism, "N*ggas Was Gonna Have To Know How To Say What He Said" [Video] .

Kanye West Denies Airport Rant Rumors, "I Feel Bad People Believe This Kind Of Stuff"

February 5, 2010 5:15 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has shot down recent reports that he threw a minor tantrum aboard an airplane flight earlier this week.

Continue reading Kanye West Denies Airport Rant Rumors, "I Feel Bad People Believe This Kind Of Stuff".

Drake Argues Lil Wayne's Legacy Is Already Cemented, "I Don't Think There Will Be Anybody Like Him Ever Again"

February 5, 2010 4:55 PM

Young Money's Drake recently talked about Lil Wayne preparing for his one-year jail sentence for felony gun possession and said his mentor will forever go unmatched within hip-hop.

Continue reading Drake Argues Lil Wayne's Legacy Is Already Cemented, "I Don't Think There Will Be Anybody Like Him Ever Again" .

Akon Wants To Reach "Stadium" Status W/ New LP, "It's Going To Be Big"

February 5, 2010 3:45 PM

Konvict Muzik labelhead Akon has announced plans to return to retail stores this spring with a new album called Stadium.

Continue reading Akon Wants To Reach "Stadium" Status W/ New LP, "It's Going To Be Big" .

Soulja Boy Tell Em Punished For Running From Cops

February 5, 2010 2:20 PM

Southern rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has reportedly been sentenced to a year of probation for evading arrest last fall.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Tell Em Punished For Running From Cops.

Nas Talks Longevity In Rap, "All My Peers Are Dead, Fugitives Or Locked Up"

February 5, 2010 1:40 PM

Grammy-nominated rapper Nas recently spoke on his role in hip-hop and how he continues to be leading voice in the rap game.

Continue reading Nas Talks Longevity In Rap, "All My Peers Are Dead, Fugitives Or Locked Up" .

Jay-Z Co-Signs Nicki Minaj's Barbie Movement, "It Was Like Getting That Stamp Of Approval"

February 5, 2010 12:40 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z has reportedly given Young Money's Nicki Minaj his official co-sign and the motivation to take her emcee skills to the next level.

Continue reading Jay-Z Co-Signs Nicki Minaj's Barbie Movement, "It Was Like Getting That Stamp Of Approval" .

Ciara Denies Re-Sparking Romance W/ Bow Wow, "I Am Sooo Sorry For The Confusion"

February 5, 2010 12:25 PM

R&B singer Ciara has denied claims of reuniting with her one-time ex-boyfriend/rapper Bow Wow and said false remarks were made about the couple from her own Twitter page.

Continue reading Ciara Denies Re-Sparking Romance W/ Bow Wow, "I Am Sooo Sorry For The Confusion" .

Fat Joe Unleashes "Darkside" Debut Single W/ Young Jeezy, "It Took A. Keys & Jay-Z To Get The City Rockin' Now" [Audio]

February 5, 2010 10:50 AM

New York rap veteran Fat Joe has announced the release of his Darkside album's first single, "Slow Down (HaHa)," featuring Young Jeezy.

Continue reading Fat Joe Unleashes "Darkside" Debut Single W/ Young Jeezy, "It Took A. Keys & Jay-Z To Get The City Rockin' Now" [Audio] .

Olivia On DJ Whoo Kid's Gossip Going Too Far, "You Apologize To Me Every Time You Little F*ggot" [Video]

February 5, 2010 10:30 AM

Former G-Unit singer Olivia has opened up about her tug-of-war with DJ Whoo Kid and explained how his jokes have often caused controversy in their circle.

Continue reading Olivia On DJ Whoo Kid's Gossip Going Too Far, "You Apologize To Me Every Time You Little F*ggot" [Video] .

"Love Of Ray J" Star Detained By Police After Complex Catches Fire

February 5, 2010 10:15 AM

Former "For The Love Of Ray J" reality star Monica "Danger" Leon is reportedly being detained by police and  investigated for arson after her California apartment was set ablaze.

Continue reading "Love Of Ray J" Star Detained By Police After Complex Catches Fire .

DJ Green Lantern Approves Pre-Written Freestyles "As Long As What You're Saying Is Hot"

February 4, 2010 5:50 PM

DJ Green Lantern has discussed the use of pre-written freestyles by artists like Drake and Nicki Minaj.

Continue reading DJ Green Lantern Approves Pre-Written Freestyles "As Long As What You're Saying Is Hot".

Jay-Z Files $3.7 Million Lawsuit Over His "Empire State" Hotel Deal

February 4, 2010 5:30 PM

Rap mogul Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter has reportedly filed a $3.7 million lawsuit against an investment firm regarding a 2007 loan for a New York City hotel.

Continue reading Jay-Z Files $3.7 Million Lawsuit Over His "Empire State" Hotel Deal.

Swizz Beatz Demands Respect, "Some People Don't Know 70 Percent Of The Work I've Done"

February 4, 2010 5:10 PM

Ruff Ryders producer Swizz Beatz has decided to make 2010 the year that he is recognized for the contributions he has made to hip-hop.

Continue reading Swizz Beatz Demands Respect, "Some People Don't Know 70 Percent Of The Work I've Done".

UPDATE: Eve Denies Money Scandal Reports, "None Of That Is True"

February 4, 2010 4:55 PM

Ruff Ryders' Eve has responded to reports today naming her as one possible suspect in a foreign money scandal involving her alleged boyfriend.

Continue reading UPDATE: Eve Denies Money Scandal Reports, "None Of That Is True".

Chamillionaire Talks Road Trip W/ Paul Wall, "A Weak Economy Isn't Gonna Keep Me From Touring"

February 4, 2010 4:10 PM

Southern rapper Chamillionaire has opened up about his forthcoming nationwide tour with Paul Wall.

Continue reading Chamillionaire Talks Road Trip W/ Paul Wall, "A Weak Economy Isn't Gonna Keep Me From Touring" .

Game Clowns Lil Wayne, 50 Cent, Young Jeezy & More, "Suge Knight Is Uncle Phil from 'Fresh Prince'"

February 4, 2010 3:00 PM

West Coast rapper Game took to his Twitter page last night to suggest celebrity look-a-likes for Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy, G-Unit and more.

Continue reading Game Clowns Lil Wayne, 50 Cent, Young Jeezy & More, "Suge Knight Is Uncle Phil from 'Fresh Prince'" .

Olivia Responds To 50 Cent's "2 Million" Spending Claims, "You Should Have Spent $4 Million" [Video]

February 4, 2010 12:55 PM

Former G-Unit singer Olivia has fired back at 50 Cent after the rapper claimed that her excessive $2 million spending was to cause for her failure on G-Unit.

Continue reading Olivia Responds To 50 Cent's "2 Million" Spending Claims, "You Should Have Spent $4 Million" [Video] .

Eve Named In Multi-Million Dollar Foreign Corruption Scandal

February 4, 2010 12:08 PM

Ruff Ryders' Eve has reportedly been named in an on-going investigation involving foreign corruption with millions of dollars being illegally transferred into her alleged boyfriend's American banking account.

Continue reading Eve Named In Multi-Million Dollar Foreign Corruption Scandal .

Raekwon "Overjoyed" By Sade's "Only Built For Cuban Linx Pt II" Co-Sign, "I Love You Baby" [Video]

February 4, 2010 11:50 AM

Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon has displayed his admiration for renowned singer Sade by dedicating his rendition of Stevie Wonder's "Overjoyed" to her.

Continue reading Raekwon "Overjoyed" By Sade's "Only Built For Cuban Linx Pt II" Co-Sign, "I Love You Baby" [Video] .

Foxy Brown Calls Out Jay-Z & Lil Kim W/ New Record, "Slam A B*tch On Her Back Like I'm John Cena" [Audio]

February 4, 2010 11:20 AM

New York rapper Foxy Brown has released a new track called "Let Em Know" where she hints at a past romantic relationship with Jay-Z and her expresses her displeasure with Lil Kim.

Continue reading Foxy Brown Calls Out Jay-Z & Lil Kim W/ New Record, "Slam A B*tch On Her Back Like I'm John Cena" [Audio] .

Young Money's Shanell Talks Working On "Rebirth" Album

February 4, 2010 10:45 AM

Young Money's songbird Shanell aka SNL recently opened up about working with Lil Wayne for his new Rebirth album.

Continue reading Young Money's Shanell Talks Working On "Rebirth" Album .

Unreleased Nas & Sade "Lovers Rock" Collaboration Exists, "That Was Going To Be A Single" [Video]

February 4, 2010 10:30 AM

Producer Salaam Remi has revealed that Nas and renowned singer Sade worked together nearly a decade ago on a collaboration track for her Lovers Rock album.

Continue reading Unreleased Nas & Sade "Lovers Rock" Collaboration Exists, "That Was Going To Be A Single" [Video] .

Eminem Says Reunion W/ Ex Girlfriend Reports Are Dead Wrong

February 4, 2010 10:15 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem has denied reports that claim he has reunited with his daughter's mother, Kim Mathers.

Continue reading Eminem Says Reunion W/ Ex Girlfriend Reports Are Dead Wrong .

Method Man, Ghostface Killah & Raekwon To Drop Joint Album On B.I.G.'s Anniversary [Video]

February 3, 2010 6:00 PM

Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon has revealed the name of his upcoming joint Method Man and Ghostface Killah album and said the project would drop on the 13th anniversary of The Notorious B.I.G.'s death.

Continue reading Method Man, Ghostface Killah & Raekwon To Drop Joint Album On B.I.G.'s Anniversary [Video].

Lil Wayne's "Rebirth" Projected To Sell 150K In First-Week

February 3, 2010 5:55 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's Rebirth will reportedly chart next week with one-day estimates showing the rapper's experimental rock album selling up to 150,000 copies.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's "Rebirth" Projected To Sell 150K In First-Week .

Waka Flocka Flame Details Near-Fatal Shooting, "I Wanted To Chase [The Gunman] So Bad"

February 3, 2010 5:45 PM

Rapper Juaquin "Waka Flocka Flame" Malphurs has detailed his near-death shooting from last month and revealed what choices he had when confronted by the gunman.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame Details Near-Fatal Shooting, "I Wanted To Chase [The Gunman] So Bad".

Kanye West Reportedly Flies Into Trouble, Throws Tantrum Aboard Flight

February 3, 2010 5:30 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has reportedly made headlines once again after allegedly having a minor tantrum aboard a flight earlier this week.

Continue reading Kanye West Reportedly Flies Into Trouble, Throws Tantrum Aboard Flight.

UPDATE: Just Blaze Responds To Saigon's Atlantic Claims, "Be Careful When Talking To The Folks W/ Cameras"

February 3, 2010 5:00 PM

Producer Just Blaze has fired back at accusations made by Saigon regarding their status on Atlantic Records and said he never "faked" being off of the company for publicity purposes.

Continue reading UPDATE: Just Blaze Responds To Saigon's Atlantic Claims, "Be Careful When Talking To The Folks W/ Cameras".

Man Pleads Guilty To Lil Kim Birthday Bash Murder

February 3, 2010 3:40 PM

A New York City nightclub employee has pleaded guilty to murdering a woman on the rooftop of the club during Lil Kim's 2008 birthday celebration.

Continue reading Man Pleads Guilty To Lil Kim Birthday Bash Murder .

Jermaine Dupri & Janet Jackson Cross Paths, Reunite In The Studio

February 3, 2010 2:25 PM

Former hip-hop couple Jermaine "JD" Dupri and Janet Jackson have reportedly gotten back together to put in studio time for the singer's forthcoming album.

Continue reading Jermaine Dupri & Janet Jackson Cross Paths, Reunite In The Studio.

Jay-Z Keeps "Hope" Alive At No. 2, Michael Jackson Gets "It" In Top 10 & Corinne Bailey Rae Sails Onto The Charts

February 3, 2010 1:55 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, the Hope For Haiti compilation stands firm at No. 2, Michael Jackson resurrects into Top 10 and Corinne Bailey Rae sails into the charts.

Continue reading Jay-Z Keeps "Hope" Alive At No. 2, Michael Jackson Gets "It" In Top 10 & Corinne Bailey Rae Sails Onto The Charts .

Juelz Santana Puts Dipset Reunion Talk On Hold, "I Haven't Spoke To Cam'ron" [Video]

February 3, 2010 1:20 PM

Juelz Santana recently opened up about talks of Dipset getting back together and said he has not yet had an opportunity to speak with Cam'ron.

Continue reading Juelz Santana Puts Dipset Reunion Talk On Hold, "I Haven't Spoke To Cam'ron" [Video] .

Busta Rhymes Talks "We Are The World" Contribution, "I've Been Surrounded By So Much Greatness"

February 3, 2010 1:00 PM

New York rapper Busta Rhymes has confirmed his participation on the new "We Are the World" 2010 remake and called the experience a "blessing."

Continue reading Busta Rhymes Talks "We Are The World" Contribution, "I've Been Surrounded By So Much Greatness".

Saigon & Just Blaze Still Stuck On Atlantic Records, "We Didn't Get Off, We Just Tried To Fake It" [Video]

February 3, 2010 12:25 PM

New York rapper Saigon recently said that despite past speculation, he is still signed to Atlantic Records.

Continue reading Saigon & Just Blaze Still Stuck On Atlantic Records, "We Didn't Get Off, We Just Tried To Fake It" [Video] .

Ras Kass Says Rappers Should Kill Dr. Dre Dreams, "Why Would You Put Your Destiny In Another Man's Hands?" [Video]

February 3, 2010 11:20 AM

West Coast rap veteran Ras Kass recently spoke on the amount of hope emcees put into Dr. Dre helping their careers.

Continue reading Ras Kass Says Rappers Should Kill Dr. Dre Dreams, "Why Would You Put Your Destiny In Another Man's Hands?" [Video] .

Lil Wayne On Reporting To Jail, "I Just Say I'm Looking Forward To It"

February 3, 2010 11:15 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has addressed his upcoming jail sentence and why despite the publicity surrounding his legal woes, he welcomes the situation.

Continue reading Lil Wayne On Reporting To Jail, "I Just Say I'm Looking Forward To It" .

Scott Storch To Save "Detox" Album, "I'm Here Now, We're Gonna See It"

February 3, 2010 10:40 AM

Producer Scott Storch has announced his involvement with Dr. Dre's long-awaited Detox album and said now that he is on the project fans will see it in stores.

Continue reading Scott Storch To Save "Detox" Album, "I'm Here Now, We're Gonna See It" .

Swizz Beatz Has High Hopes For New Film, "I'm Working On Scoring A Movie Bigger Than 'Avatar' "

February 3, 2010 10:20 AM

Producer Swizz Beatz has announced that he will make his foray into the movie industry by handling the sound for a forthcoming film.

Continue reading Swizz Beatz Has High Hopes For New Film, "I'm Working On Scoring A Movie Bigger Than 'Avatar' ".

Paul Wall & Chamillionaire Terminate Past Beef, Announce Joint Tour

February 3, 2010 10:15 AM

Former rap rivals Paul Wall and Chamillionaire have placed their past beef to the side and decided to reunite for an upcoming tour beginning next month.

Continue reading Paul Wall & Chamillionaire Terminate Past Beef, Announce Joint Tour .

Eve Kisses Ruff Ryder Break-Up Rumors Good-Bye, "People Have Changed But The Love Never Changes"

February 2, 2010 5:55 PM

Eve has disputed past reports that her Ruff Ryders crew has grown apart and said the movement still carries on.

Continue reading Eve Kisses Ruff Ryder Break-Up Rumors Good-Bye, "People Have Changed But The Love Never Changes" .

Memphis Bleek Explains Breaking Away From Def Jam, "I'd Rather Lose On My Own Label"

February 2, 2010 5:50 PM

Memphis Bleek recently spoke on his decision to go for self without Def Jam lurking over him and why his upcoming The Process album has suffered a few setbacks.

Continue reading Memphis Bleek Explains Breaking Away From Def Jam, "I'd Rather Lose On My Own Label".

Alicia Keys To Bring Her "Empire State" To Texas, NBA All-Star Game

February 2, 2010 5:35 PM

Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys has been announced as one of many singers selected to perform at this month's NBA (National Basketball Association) All-Star Game in Texas.

Continue reading Alicia Keys To Bring Her "Empire State" To Texas, NBA All-Star Game.

Raekwon, Jay Electronica, Ice Cube & More To Take Over Paid Dues Festival

February 2, 2010 5:15 PM

Raekwon, Jay Electronica, Ice Cube, Freeway and more have been chosen to perform at the upcoming Paid Dues this spring.

Continue reading Raekwon, Jay Electronica, Ice Cube & More To Take Over Paid Dues Festival.

Lil Wayne, Kanye West, Kid Cudi, Drake & More Added To "We Are The World" Remake

February 2, 2010 4:40 PM

Lil Wayne, Kanye West, Kid Cudi, Drake and more have been added to the "We Are the World" 2010 remake which will benefit the victims of last month's earthquake in Haiti.

Continue reading Lil Wayne, Kanye West, Kid Cudi, Drake & More Added To "We Are The World" Remake .

J. Cole Discusses Roc Nation Debut Album Challenges, "I Got Real Picky W/ Beats"

February 2, 2010 3:15 PM

Rap newcomer J. Cole has opened up about the challenges he has encountered when picking beats for his Roc Nation debut album.

Continue reading J. Cole Discusses Roc Nation Debut Album Challenges, "I Got Real Picky W/ Beats" .

Kanye West: "F*ck A Grammy, I'd Rather Have My Grammy"

February 2, 2010 2:50 PM

For Caption Diss, the good ol' folks at SOHH are back on that world tour tip to give y'all, the minute-to-minute loyal readers a shot of a week-time to drop the final word. The "Best We've Ever Read" headline gets to hold down the SOHH Caption Diss crown for a period of seven days. Let the disses commence!

Continue reading Kanye West: "F*ck A Grammy, I'd Rather Have My Grammy" .

Solange Knowles On The Lack Of Respect Beyonce Got After Grammys, "I'm Having Another Kanye Rant Moment"

February 2, 2010 1:15 PM

R&B singer Solange Knowles has questioned why her sister, Beyonce, did not receive as much attention as she expected after cleaning up at the Grammys.

Continue reading Solange Knowles On The Lack Of Respect Beyonce Got After Grammys, "I'm Having Another Kanye Rant Moment" .

Nicki Minaj Denies Giving "P*ssy Fight" Verse To Game & Ray J [Audio]

February 2, 2010 12:50 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has denied taking part in Game and Ray J's latest collaboration track, "P*ssy Fight," after its online release yesterday.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Denies Giving "P*ssy Fight" Verse To Game & Ray J [Audio].

Diddy Earns Spotlight At BET Honors Ceremony, "I've Won A Lot Of Awards Before, But I've Never Been Honored" [Video]

February 2, 2010 12:15 PM

Rap mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs was one of five black entertainers recognized for his accomplishments in urban culture at last night's BET Honors ceremony.

Continue reading Diddy Earns Spotlight At BET Honors Ceremony, "I've Won A Lot Of Awards Before, But I've Never Been Honored" [Video] .

Ludacris Pushes "Battle Of The Sexes" Release Date Up, Album Cover Revealed [Video]

February 2, 2010 11:00 AM

Ludacris has decided to deliver his forthcoming Battle of the Sexes album before its scheduled release date this spring.

Continue reading Ludacris Pushes "Battle Of The Sexes" Release Date Up, Album Cover Revealed [Video] .

Rihanna Says Jay-Z Can Out Rap Kanye West, "He's The King, It Doesn't Get Better Than That" [Video]

February 2, 2010 10:45 AM

Rihanna recently shared her thoughts on long-time collaborators Kanye West and Jay-Z and said the Roc Nation leader is rap's top emcee in the game.

Continue reading Rihanna Says Jay-Z Can Out Rap Kanye West, "He's The King, It Doesn't Get Better Than That" [Video] .

Shyne's First Post-Prison Song Breaks Free Online [Audio]

February 2, 2010 10:20 AM

Shyne's first post-prison rhymes have turned up on the leak of DJ Khaled's "All My Life" which also features Akon and Mavado.

Continue reading Shyne's First Post-Prison Song Breaks Free Online [Audio].

CBS Justifies Censoring Drake, Eminem & Lil Wayne's Grammy Performances [Video]

February 2, 2010 10:03 AM

CBS has answered the criticism of Eminem, Lil Wayne and Drake's Grammy performance after their songs were heavily censored.

Continue reading CBS Justifies Censoring Drake, Eminem & Lil Wayne's Grammy Performances [Video] .

Cool & Dre Look Beyond Lil Wayne's "Rebirth" Sales, "[It'll] Open Avenues & Create A Lane"

February 1, 2010 5:55 PM

Producers Cool & Dre have shared their overall impression toward Lil Wayne's Rebirth album, which goes on sale tomorrow, and said the rock project would take hip-hop to a new level.

Continue reading Cool & Dre Look Beyond Lil Wayne's "Rebirth" Sales, "[It'll] Open Avenues & Create A Lane".

Eminem, Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake & More To Remake "We Are The World"

February 1, 2010 5:50 PM

Grammy-winning artists Eminem, Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake and more have been chosen to help put together a 2010 version of "We Are the World" in light of last month's massive earthquake in Haiti.

Continue reading Eminem, Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake & More To Remake "We Are The World".

Freeway To Step Out Of Jay-Z's Shadow W/ "Stimulus Package", "I Gotta Stand On My Own Two" [Video]

February 1, 2010 5:30 PM

With his new album, Stimulus Package, Freeway is out to prove that he can succeed without help from Jay-Z and Beanie Sigel.

Continue reading Freeway To Step Out Of Jay-Z's Shadow W/ "Stimulus Package", "I Gotta Stand On My Own Two" [Video].

Drake Hints At "Forever" Follow-Up W/ Eminem, "Me & Em Talked About Something"

February 1, 2010 5:05 PM

Grammy-nominated rapper Drake has hinted at a possible collaboration track with Eminem being in the works.

Continue reading Drake Hints At "Forever" Follow-Up W/ Eminem, "Me & Em Talked About Something" .

Common Gives A Kanye West Update, "He's Doing Really Good"

February 1, 2010 4:15 PM

Kanye West associate/rapper Common has updated fans on the emcee's well-being in light of his recent retreat from the limelight.

Continue reading Common Gives A Kanye West Update, "He's Doing Really Good" .

C-Murder Breaks Silence On Serving Life In Prison, "I Hate It"

February 1, 2010 3:55 PM

Incarcerated rapper Corey "C-Murder" Miller has spoken on spending his time behind bars after being sentenced to life in prison last summer.

Continue reading C-Murder Breaks Silence On Serving Life In Prison, "I Hate It" .

Lil Wayne & Diddy To Unite For Haiti Benefit Concert

February 1, 2010 2:25 PM

Lil Wayne and Diddy have reportedly been added to this week's SOS (Saving Ourselves) - Help for Haiti benefit concert.

Continue reading Lil Wayne & Diddy To Unite For Haiti Benefit Concert .

T-Pain Puts Collabos On Hold For Famous Country Singer, "Everyone Else Can Suck It"

February 1, 2010 1:20 PM

R&B hitmaker T-Pain has decided to place all music collaborations on hold until he gets a duet with country singer Carrie Underwood.

Continue reading T-Pain Puts Collabos On Hold For Famous Country Singer, "Everyone Else Can Suck It" .

Ludacris Reveals Partial "Battle Of The Sexes" Tracklisting

February 1, 2010 1:00 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris recently offered select media an opportunity to preview a portion of his Battle of the Sexes album.

Continue reading Ludacris Reveals Partial "Battle Of The Sexes" Tracklisting .

Jay-Z Puts Out Beyonce Baby Talk, "I'd Like To Be A Dad Some Day & I Love Children"

February 1, 2010 11:45 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z has expressed his desire to take his marriage with R&B super star Beyonce to the next level by talking about becoming a father.

Continue reading Jay-Z Puts Out Beyonce Baby Talk, "I'd Like To Be A Dad Some Day & I Love Children" .

Maino's Personal Struggles Dig Deeper Than Rap, "My Closest Cousin Committed Suicide"

February 1, 2010 11:20 AM

Maino recently opened up about his recent family loss and how music has provided him with an escape from his troubles.

Continue reading Maino's Personal Struggles Dig Deeper Than Rap, "My Closest Cousin Committed Suicide" .

Young Buck Blasts G-Unit At Detroit Concert, "Eminem Don't Even Agree W/ The Bullsh*t 50 Cent Is Doing" [Video]

February 1, 2010 10:45 AM

Young Buck dissed 50 Cent and his G-Unit camp during a performance at a Detroit, Michigan concert over the weekend.

Continue reading Young Buck Blasts G-Unit At Detroit Concert, "Eminem Don't Even Agree W/ The Bullsh*t 50 Cent Is Doing" [Video] .

Rosa Acosta Spreads Details On Reality Show, "I May Be Coming To A TV Near You Soon" [Video]

February 1, 2010 10:30 AM

Hip-Hop music video vixen Rosa Acosta recently shared details about her upcoming reality television show.

Continue reading Rosa Acosta Spreads Details On Reality Show, "I May Be Coming To A TV Near You Soon" [Video] .

Drake Wants To Put On For His City, "I Do Everything I Do For Toronto"

February 1, 2010 10:15 AM

Young Money's Drake recently spoke on his love for his hometown and explained how he hopes to introduce Toronto to the world.

Continue reading Drake Wants To Put On For His City, "I Do Everything I Do For Toronto" .

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