March 2010 Archives

Nicki Minaj Releases Erotic, Jungle-Themed "Massive Attack" Music Video

March 31, 2010 10:11 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has released her new "Massive Attack" music video which features the rapper in various seductive poses and showing off her assets alongside model Amber Rose.

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Usher To Outsell "Wu-Massacre" W/ 350K In Projected First-Week Sales

March 31, 2010 9:48 PM

Method Man, Ghostface Killah and Raekwon's Wu-Massacre is reportedly en route to sell up to 50,000 copies in its first-week sales.

Continue reading Usher To Outsell "Wu-Massacre" W/ 350K In Projected First-Week Sales .

UPDATE: Fox News Knocks Out LL Cool J Interview From Broadcast

March 31, 2010 9:27 PM

Fox News has reportedly decided to edit out a 2008 LL Cool J interview originally scheduled to be aired on its "Real American Stories: Hosted by Sarah Palin" broadcast tomorrow evening.

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Jae Millz Heats Up XXL Freshmen Controversy, "Why Wasn't Jay Electronica On The Top 10 Cover?"

March 31, 2010 5:55 PM

Young Money's Jae Millz may have added fuel to the fire by naming more artists he feels should have made XXL Magazine's Freshmen 2010 listing.

Continue reading Jae Millz Heats Up XXL Freshmen Controversy, "Why Wasn't Jay Electronica On The Top 10 Cover?".

Fat Joe Justifies Move To E1 Music, "I Wanted The Illest Team That Works Radio"

March 31, 2010 5:50 PM

Terror Squad leader Fat Joe has justified his decision to take an independent route for his upcoming Dark Side album by signing a deal with E1 Music.

Continue reading Fat Joe Justifies Move To E1 Music, "I Wanted The Illest Team That Works Radio".

Drake Wraps Up "Thank Me Later" Album, "I Am Working On The Last Song"

March 31, 2010 5:30 PM

Young Money's Drake has announced that he is placing the final touches on his upcoming Thank Me Later debut album.

Continue reading Drake Wraps Up "Thank Me Later" Album, "I Am Working On The Last Song".

Justin Bieber Fever Tops The Charts, Monica Stands At No. 2 & Ludacris Keeps Battling In Top 10

March 31, 2010 5:00 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, teen sensation Justin Bieber tops the charts, Monica stands tall at No. 2 and Ludacris battles for a Top 10 position.

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LL Cool J Denies Appearing On Sarah Palin Show, "Fox Lifted An Old Interview I Gave" [Video]

March 31, 2010 3:20 PM

Rap veteran LL Cool J has denied being involved in the upcoming Fox News special, "Real American Stories: Hosted by Sarah Palin" despite the fact that he appears in the show's promo material

Continue reading LL Cool J Denies Appearing On Sarah Palin Show, "Fox Lifted An Old Interview I Gave" [Video].

J. Cole Takes On Memphis Bleek Comparisons, "I Have Nothing To Do W/ Who Jay-Z Signed Before" [Video]

March 31, 2010 1:00 PM

Roc Nation's J. Cole has addressed the comparison of being looked at as Jay-Z's close protege/friend Memphis Bleek.

Continue reading J. Cole Takes On Memphis Bleek Comparisons, "I Have Nothing To Do W/ Who Jay-Z Signed Before" [Video].

Faith Evans' Tax Records Leak Online, Singer Owes $360K

March 31, 2010 12:45 PM

According to tax records R&B singer Faith Evans reportedly owes the government more than $360,000.

Continue reading Faith Evans' Tax Records Leak Online, Singer Owes $360K.

Lloyd Banks On Nicki Minaj's Movement, "Not Too Many Artists Come & Have A Following Like That"

March 31, 2010 11:00 AM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has shared his opinion of Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj and her legion of loyal fans.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks On Nicki Minaj's Movement, "Not Too Many Artists Come & Have A Following Like That".

Nipsey Hussle To Jae Millz, "If You Been Rapping 10 Years & Ain't Drop Yet, It's Over!"

March 31, 2010 10:45 AM

Rap newcomers Nipsey Hussle and Freddie Gibbs have responded to Jae Millz's negative comments about the XXL Magazine Freshmen 2010 list.

Continue reading Nipsey Hussle To Jae Millz, "If You Been Rapping 10 Years & Ain't Drop Yet, It's Over!".

Q-Tip Confirms Working On Kanye West's "Good A** Job" Album

March 31, 2010 10:40 AM

Rap veteran Q-Tip has confirmed recent reports that he will be working on Kanye West's upcoming Good A** Job album.

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Asher Roth Promises "Dope" Music For Sophomore Album, "Just Finished W/ Pharrell For 12 Days"

March 31, 2010 10:15 AM

Rapper Asher Roth has recently spent time in the studio collaborating with The Neptunes for his forthcoming sophomore album.

Continue reading Asher Roth Promises "Dope" Music For Sophomore Album, "Just Finished W/ Pharrell For 12 Days".

J. Cole Responds To Jae Millz's XXL Freshmen Remarks, "I Know What I Deserve" [Video]

March 30, 2010 11:24 PM

Roc Nation's J. Cole has responded to Jae Millz's remarks regarding XXL Magazine's Top 10 Freshmen 2010 list.

Continue reading J. Cole Responds To Jae Millz's XXL Freshmen Remarks, "I Know What I Deserve" [Video].

Nicki Minaj Responds To "Massive Attack" Reactions, "Thank You All For The Support"

March 30, 2010 10:44 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has shared her reaction to the release of her first single, "Massive Attack."

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Responds To "Massive Attack" Reactions, "Thank You All For The Support".

Jim Jones & Fabolous Exchange Twitter Disses, "It's Over For That Ballin'...."

March 30, 2010 10:20 PM

New York rappers Jim Jones and Fabolous have sparked a Twitter beef against one another after the Dipset member reportedly made subliminal remarks towards Fab.

Continue reading Jim Jones & Fabolous Exchange Twitter Disses, "It's Over For That Ballin'....".

Eminem Fuels Relapse 2 Speculation, Promises "Big News Is Coming Soon"

March 30, 2010 7:00 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem has begun to stir up speculation about Relapse 2 with a Twitter announcement promising "big news."

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Joe Budden On Young Money's Alleged Groupie, "She [Should] Let Her Manager Do A Few Blogs"

March 30, 2010 6:00 PM

Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden has shared his reaction to recent controversial statements made by an alleged Young Money groupie named Kat Stacks.

Continue reading Joe Budden On Young Money's Alleged Groupie, "She [Should] Let Her Manager Do A Few Blogs".

Suge Knight Sues Kanye West & Miami Club Over Shooting

March 30, 2010 5:45 PM

Suge Knight has modified his lawsuit against rapper Kanye West to also include the Miami club turned crime scene where Ye held his 2005 pre-MTV Video Music Awards event.

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Raekwon Talks About His New "Canal Street" Video, "I Write Rhymes That Paint Clear Pictures" [Video]

March 30, 2010 5:10 PM

Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon recently discussed the creation of a music video for his song, "Canal Street."

Continue reading Raekwon Talks About His New "Canal Street" Video, "I Write Rhymes That Paint Clear Pictures" [Video].

DJ Kay Slay On Drake, "I'm Not A Heavy Fan Of His Because I'm From The Streets"

March 30, 2010 4:30 PM

New York radio personality DJ Kay Slay has shared his opinion of heavily-hyped rap newcomer Drake.

Continue reading DJ Kay Slay On Drake, "I'm Not A Heavy Fan Of His Because I'm From The Streets".

Ludacris & Diddy Battle For A Billboard Chart Topping Single, "We Have A Bet Going On" [Video]

March 30, 2010 3:00 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris and rapper/producer Diddy, currently tied with five No. 1 Billboard songs each, are racing to see who will be first to secure a sixth.

Continue reading Ludacris & Diddy Battle For A Billboard Chart Topping Single, "We Have A Bet Going On" [Video].

Lloyd Banks On 50 Cent's Involvement W/ Third Album, "People Don't Realize He's Still The Boss"

March 30, 2010 1:30 PM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has explained how large of a role 50 Cent will have on his upcoming third solo album.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks On 50 Cent's Involvement W/ Third Album, "People Don't Realize He's Still The Boss".

Beyonce To Jay-Z: "I Got Something To Tell You, Hovi"

March 30, 2010 1:20 PM

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Continue reading Beyonce To Jay-Z: "I Got Something To Tell You, Hovi".

Directors Discuss The Message Of Erykah Badu's "Window Seat" Video, "People Try To Assasinate Your Character"

March 30, 2010 12:10 PM

Music video directors Coodie and Chike have clarified the underlying message behind singer Erykah Badu's controversial nude "Window Seat" visual.

Continue reading Directors Discuss The Message Of Erykah Badu's "Window Seat" Video, "People Try To Assasinate Your Character".

Rosa Acosta Responds To Maino Calling Her "Cheap", "If You Got To Talk About Me Instead Of Your Music, Then You Suck" [Video]

March 30, 2010 11:55 AM

Model Rosa Acosta recently responded to Maino's comments about her lifestyle and said he name drops her in order to get attention from bloggers.

Continue reading Rosa Acosta Responds To Maino Calling Her "Cheap", "If You Got To Talk About Me Instead Of Your Music, Then You Suck" [Video].

Alfamega Explains T.I. Diss Track, "I'm Not Shawty Lo, Ludacris & I'm D*mn Sure Not Lil Flip"

March 30, 2010 11:15 AM

Alfamega, who recently dissed his former Grand Hustle boss T.I., said he is prepared for a rap battle with the "King of the South."

Continue reading Alfamega Explains T.I. Diss Track, "I'm Not Shawty Lo, Ludacris & I'm D*mn Sure Not Lil Flip".

Nicki Minaj Launches Her "Massive Attack" On The Internet, Debut Album Single Releases

March 30, 2010 10:25 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has released "Massive Attack," the first official single off her upcoming untitled debut album.

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Diddy & T.I.'s "Hello, Good Morning" Collaboration Debuts Online

March 30, 2010 10:15 AM

"Hello, Good Morning," a new T.I. assisted single from Diddy's Last Train to Paris album has landed online.

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T-Pain Loads "RevolveR" W/ Experimental Approach, "It's Kinda Hard For People To Accept What I'm Doing"

March 29, 2010 5:55 PM

Grammy-winning singer T-Pain said he is looking to take a more experimental approach on his forthcoming solo album RevolveR.

Continue reading T-Pain Loads "RevolveR" W/ Experimental Approach, "It's Kinda Hard For People To Accept What I'm Doing".

UPDATE: More Flesh-N-Bone Arrest Details Released, Tried To Flee From Police

March 29, 2010 5:30 PM

According to new reports, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's Flesh-N-Bone allegedly tried flee the scene before he was apprehended by police yesterday.

Continue reading UPDATE: More Flesh-N-Bone Arrest Details Released, Tried To Flee From Police.

Kid Cudi On A Bathing Ape, "I Love What They've Done Lately"

March 29, 2010 5:15 PM

Rapper/Actor Kid Cudi recently shared his views on the A Bathing Ape clothing line.

Continue reading Kid Cudi On A Bathing Ape, "I Love What They've Done Lately".

Bow Wow Falls In Love W/ Erykah Badu's "Window Seat" Video, "Man, If I Was Just 10 Years Older"

March 29, 2010 3:50 PM

Rapper Bow Wow has reacted to singer Erykah Badu's new "Window Seat" music video which features her disrobing in public.

Continue reading Bow Wow Falls In Love W/ Erykah Badu's "Window Seat" Video, "Man, If I Was Just 10 Years Older".

Fabolous & Rosa Acosta Trade In-Flight Twitter Jokes, "I'm Gonna Try To Get A Sleep TwitPic"

March 29, 2010 3:20 PM

New York rapper Fabolous and model Rosa Acosta traded jokes on Twitter while traveling on the same airplane on Monday morning.

Continue reading Fabolous & Rosa Acosta Trade In-Flight Twitter Jokes, "I'm Gonna Try To Get A Sleep TwitPic".

Olivia Headed To Television W/ VH1 Deal, "I'm About To Be Shutting A Lot Of People Down"

March 29, 2010 2:40 PM

Former G-Unit songstress Olivia has announced that she has a deal in the works to have her own television show on VH1 later this year.

Continue reading Olivia Headed To Television W/ VH1 Deal, "I'm About To Be Shutting A Lot Of People Down".

Young Money's Jae Millz Calls Out XXL's Top 10 Freshmen, "N*ggas Know Who Ain't Supposed To Be On That F*cking Cover" [Video]

March 29, 2010 2:00 PM

Young Money's Jae Millz has shared his opinion of XXL Magazine's recent Top 10 Freshmen cover and said Cam'ron's protege Vado should have made the final cut.

Continue reading Young Money's Jae Millz Calls Out XXL's Top 10 Freshmen, "N*ggas Know Who Ain't Supposed To Be On That F*cking Cover" [Video].

50 Cent's "Dead Man Running" To Be Released In United States

March 29, 2010 1:50 PM

Rapper/Actor 50 Cent's Dead Man Running action thriller is reportedly going to be released in the United States later this year.

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Fat Joe Signs W/ E1 Music, Preps "Dark Side" For Summer Release

March 29, 2010 12:30 PM

Terror Squad leader Fat Joe has signed a record deal with E1 Music and will release his upcoming Dark Side album through the label this June.

Continue reading Fat Joe Signs W/ E1 Music, Preps "Dark Side" For Summer Release.

"Wu-Massacre" Artist On Album Design, "They Initially Gave Me 6 Days to Turn The Cover Around"

March 29, 2010 11:15 AM

Comic book designer Chris Bachalo has discussed being tapped by Method Man, Raekwon and Ghostface Killah to create the cover artwork for the upcoming Wu-Massacre album.

Continue reading "Wu-Massacre" Artist On Album Design, "They Initially Gave Me 6 Days to Turn The Cover Around".

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Member Arrested In Cleveland, Police Shut Down Concert

March 29, 2010 10:50 AM

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's Stanley "Flesh-N-Bone" Howse was reportedly arrested in Cleveland last night.

Continue reading Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Member Arrested In Cleveland, Police Shut Down Concert.

Styles P Says LOX/Diddy Deal Not Finalized, "We Ain't Signed To Puff Yet" [Audio]

March 29, 2010 10:25 AM

Styles P recently revealed that The LOX have not yet inked a contract for their one-album record deal with former label head Diddy.

Continue reading Styles P Says LOX/Diddy Deal Not Finalized, "We Ain't Signed To Puff Yet" [Audio].

Drake's "Thank Me Later" Album Gets An Official Release Date

March 29, 2010 10:15 AM

Young Money rapper Drake's Thank Me Later album has finally received a release date and will reportedly land in retail stores this May.

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Khia Questions Nicki Minaj's Rap Image, "We Don't Have Barbies In The Hood" [Audio]

March 28, 2010 1:43 PM

Southern rapper Khia has weighed in on Nicki Minaj and said that her "Barbie" image may be a front and not her actual personality.

Continue reading Khia Questions Nicki Minaj's Rap Image, "We Don't Have Barbies In The Hood" [Audio].

Big Boi Breaks Down Def Jam Deal, "Jive Gave Me The Opportunity To Take The Album Elsewhere" [Video]

March 28, 2010 12:49 PM

OutKast's Big Boi has opened up about his new recording contract with Def Jam and revealed his thoughts about joining a roster of artists like Rick Ross, Fabolous and Ludacris.

Continue reading Big Boi Breaks Down Def Jam Deal, "Jive Gave Me The Opportunity To Take The Album Elsewhere" [Video].

Erykah Badu Explains Her Nude "Window Seat" Music Video, "Everything Was Real" [Video]

March 28, 2010 10:13 AM

Singer Erykah Badu has explained the motivation behind the nudity in her new "Window Seat" music video.

Continue reading Erykah Badu Explains Her Nude "Window Seat" Music Video, "Everything Was Real" [Video].

Jadakiss & Common Prep New Underground Releases, "May 1st After The Mayweather Fight"

March 28, 2010 9:27 AM

Rap veterans Jadakiss and Common have announced the upcoming release of their own solo underground projects.

Continue reading Jadakiss & Common Prep New Underground Releases, "May 1st After The Mayweather Fight".

Nas & Damian Marley's "Distant Relatives" Album Cover Revealed

March 27, 2010 2:22 PM

The album cover for Nas and Damian Marley's forthcoming Distant Relatives collaboration project has been revealed.

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Killer Mike On Reuniting Chamillionaire & Paul Wall, "When We Complain, They Listen" [Video]

March 27, 2010 1:33 PM

Southern rapper Killer Mike recently spoke on helping reunite Texas duo Chamillionaire and Paul Wall for their current road tour.

Continue reading Killer Mike On Reuniting Chamillionaire & Paul Wall, "When We Complain, They Listen" [Video].

B.o.B. Explains "Adventures Of Bobby Ray" Cover Art [Video]

March 27, 2010 11:20 AM

Grand Hustle's B.o.B. has explained the cover art for his upcoming debut album, The Adventures of Bobby Ray.

Continue reading B.o.B. Explains "Adventures Of Bobby Ray" Cover Art [Video].

Prodigy Name Checks Rick Ross, Max B, Saigon & More, "These New N*ggas Sounding Like Kanye West" [Audio]

March 27, 2010 11:03 AM

Incarcerated rapper Prodigy has updated fans on his status as he continues his three-year prison sentence with the release of "Phone Tap."

Continue reading Prodigy Name Checks Rick Ross, Max B, Saigon & More, "These New N*ggas Sounding Like Kanye West" [Audio].

Cassidy Confronts AIDS Rumors, "I'm Perfectly Healthy So It Can't Be True"

March 27, 2010 10:22 AM

Philadelphia rapper Cassidy has addressed recent rumors claiming he may have infected a woman with the AIDS virus.

Continue reading Cassidy Confronts AIDS Rumors, "I'm Perfectly Healthy So It Can't Be True".

Suge Knight Still Shaking Rappers Down, Slaughterhouse Has The Puff/LOX Curse & Lloyd Banks Is Singing?

March 26, 2010 11:55 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we got the sh*t on smash looking back at the past seven days as we see Suge Knight still D-Bo'ing these rappers, find out who in Slaughterhouse is getting f*cked with no Vaseline, check out Lloyd Banks f*cking his street credibility with some heart throb sh*t and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Suge Knight Still Shaking Rappers Down, Slaughterhouse Has The Puff/LOX Curse & Lloyd Banks Is Singing?.

Eazy-E's Son Inks Open Letter On 15th Death Anniversary, "My Father's Legacy Means Everything To Me"

March 26, 2010 5:45 PM

Late West Coast rapper Eric "Eazy-E" Wright's son has written an open letter speaking on his father's passing 15 years ago.

Continue reading Eazy-E's Son Inks Open Letter On 15th Death Anniversary, "My Father's Legacy Means Everything To Me".

Georgi Vodka Owner Brings Toilet Full Of Ciroc To Diddy's Office, Security Gets Involved

March 26, 2010 5:10 PM

Georgi Vodka owner Martin Silver took his personal issues involving Diddy's recent "pee pee" remarks to the streets yesterday by trying to deliver a toilet bowl to the rapper's New York City office.

Continue reading Georgi Vodka Owner Brings Toilet Full Of Ciroc To Diddy's Office, Security Gets Involved.

T.I. Released From Halfway House, Gets 11 PM Curfew

March 26, 2010 4:40 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. is reportedly going to be released from halfway house confinement today, however, he will still be under a supervised watch for about a month.

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SOHH Guest Star: Director Antoine Fuqua On Working With "The Wire" Actors

March 26, 2010 3:50 PM

Training Day director Antoine Fuqua sat down with SOHH this week to discuss everything from rappers striving for Oscars to why he recruited cast members from "The Wire" to star in his latest film, Brooklyn's Finest. In this final exchange, Fuqua vouches for the acting talent of cast members from HBO's hit series "The Wire."

Continue reading SOHH Guest Star: Director Antoine Fuqua On Working With "The Wire" Actors.

Ice Cube Explains Blog Remarks, "I Have A Major Problem W/ Any Motherf*cker Dissing The Old West"

March 26, 2010 3:00 PM

West Coast rap veteran Ice Cube has clarified recent remarks he made calling out the younger generation emcees for sking for help with their careers.

Continue reading Ice Cube Explains Blog Remarks, "I Have A Major Problem W/ Any Motherf*cker Dissing The Old West".

Ludacris Wanted Lauryn Hill For "Battle Of The Sexes" Album, "It Just Didn't Work Itself Out"

March 26, 2010 2:20 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris has revealed that he wanted a collaboration with former Fugees songstress Lauryn Hill for his male versus female compilation album, Battle of the Sexes.

Continue reading Ludacris Wanted Lauryn Hill For "Battle Of The Sexes" Album, "It Just Didn't Work Itself Out".

Kanye West Battle Raps On "Cleveland Show" Says Co-Star Reagan Gomez

March 26, 2010 1:10 PM

Actress Reagan Gomez has revealed more details about Kanye West's upcoming cameo on "The Cleveland Show" television cartoon and said the emcee would be involved in a rap battle.

Continue reading Kanye West Battle Raps On "Cleveland Show" Says Co-Star Reagan Gomez.

Diddy Headed To "American Idol" Next Week, "Tune In Folks!!"

March 26, 2010 11:50 AM

Rap mogul Diddy has announced that he will be heading to the reality television music competition "American Idol" next week.

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Beyonce's Publicist Denies Pregnancy Rumors, Calls Them "Untrue"

March 26, 2010 11:35 AM

A Sony Music publicist has addressed rumors Beyonce is expecting her first child with husband, Jay-Z.

Continue reading Beyonce's Publicist Denies Pregnancy Rumors, Calls Them "Untrue" .

50 Cent To Drop 50 Pounds & Remove Tattoos For New Film,"Things Fall Apart"

March 26, 2010 10:50 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has reportedly committed to removing his tattoos and losing weight for his upcoming movie, Things Fall Apart.

Continue reading 50 Cent To Drop 50 Pounds & Remove Tattoos For New Film,"Things Fall Apart".

Scarface Confirms Return From Rap Retirement, "I'm A Free Agent"

March 26, 2010 10:30 AM

Southern rap pioneer Scarface has confirmed his return to hip-hop and announced plans to drop his first mixtape later this spring.

Continue reading Scarface Confirms Return From Rap Retirement, "I'm A Free Agent".

Yukmouth Breaks Silence On Suge Knight Incident, "I'm Not Cooperating With Police"

March 26, 2010 10:15 AM

West Coast rapper Yukmouth has broken his silence on the alleged robbery that took place earlier this week.

Continue reading Yukmouth Breaks Silence On Suge Knight Incident, "I'm Not Cooperating With Police".

Lloyd Banks Considering Experimental Album, "I Can Write R&B Records"

March 25, 2010 5:40 PM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks is reportedly taking a cue from 50 Cent and considering incorporating other musical genres on his Rotten Apple follow-up album.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Considering Experimental Album, "I Can Write R&B Records".

Ludacris Promotes Census 2010 Awareness W/ Road Tour

March 25, 2010 5:35 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris has teamed with the federal government to encourage thousands of Americans to fill out their 2010 Census forms.

Continue reading Ludacris Promotes Census 2010 Awareness W/ Road Tour.

Suge Knight Targets Dr. Dre & Eminem In New Film, "He's A Very Intimidating Character"

March 25, 2010 5:30 PM

Former Death Row Records owner Marion "Suge" Knight is reportedly poking fun at Dr. Dre and Eminem in an upcoming short film.

Continue reading Suge Knight Targets Dr. Dre & Eminem In New Film, "He's A Very Intimidating Character".

Ludacris Wants Eminem Collabo, Talks Dr. Dre's "Detox" [Video]

March 25, 2010 5:15 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris has revealed his admiration for Eminem and detailed his ghostwriting for Dr. Dre's long-awaited album, The Detox.

Continue reading Ludacris Wants Eminem Collabo, Talks Dr. Dre's "Detox" [Video].

SOHH Guest Star: Director Antoine Fuqua Names His Favorite Urban Films

March 25, 2010 3:45 PM

Training Day director Antoine Fuqua sat down with SOHH this week to discuss everything from rappers striving for Oscars to why he recruited cast members from "The Wire" to star in his latest film, Brooklyn's Finest. In this fourth exchange, Fuqua names his personal favorite urban films.

Continue reading SOHH Guest Star: Director Antoine Fuqua Names His Favorite Urban Films.

50 Cent Makes Controversial Remarks About Beyonce & Rihanna

March 25, 2010 3:00 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent may have stirred up some controversy by claiming he would marry Jay-Z's wife, Beyonce, if given the opportunity and have unprotected sex with her.

Continue reading 50 Cent Makes Controversial Remarks About Beyonce & Rihanna.

Kanye West Reportedly Working W/ RZA & Q-Tip On "Good A** Job" LP

March 25, 2010 2:30 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West is reportedly working with producers RZA and Q-Tip for his upcoming Good A** Job album.

Continue reading Kanye West Reportedly Working W/ RZA & Q-Tip On "Good A** Job" LP.

Young Dro On 50 Cent Labeling T.I. A Snitch, "Everybody Got Their Little Sh*t To Say" [Video]

March 25, 2010 1:30 PM

Grand Hustle's Young Dro has come to the defense of T.I. and addressed past accusations that his boss may have "snitched" in the past to receive a lighter jail sentence.

Continue reading Young Dro On 50 Cent Labeling T.I. A Snitch, "Everybody Got Their Little Sh*t To Say" [Video].

Too Short Talks Social Networking, "I'm Personally Not Gonna Sit Around On A F*cking Computer & Blog"

March 25, 2010 12:15 PM

West Coast rap veteran Too Short has revealed why he is not interested in staying in contact and building a network of online fans through social outlets like Twitter and FaceBook.

Continue reading Too Short Talks Social Networking, "I'm Personally Not Gonna Sit Around On A F*cking Computer & Blog".

Olivia On Lloyd Banks' "Beamer" Success, "I Always Thought He Was Dope" [Video]

March 25, 2010 12:05 PM

R&B singer Olivia recently spoke with SOHH about the sudden success of her former G-Unit label mate Lloyd Banks' song "Beamer, Benz or Bentley".

Continue reading Olivia On Lloyd Banks' "Beamer" Success, "I Always Thought He Was Dope" [Video].

Busta Rhymes Checks Robin Thicke In For "Chemo" LP

March 25, 2010 10:35 AM

R&B singer Robin Thicke has announced that he will be collaborating with Busta Rhymes for the rapper's upcoming Chemo album.

Continue reading Busta Rhymes Checks Robin Thicke In For "Chemo" LP.

UPDATE: Asher Roth's Manager Pleads Not Guilty, Released From Police Custody

March 25, 2010 10:35 AM

Asher Roth's manager has reportedly pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges after turning himself into police yesterday.

Continue reading UPDATE: Asher Roth's Manager Pleads Not Guilty, Released From Police Custody.

Rah Digga On Nicki Minaj's Rap Buzz, "I Think She's Just One Facet Of [Hip-Hop]"

March 25, 2010 10:15 AM

Former Flipmode Squad member Rah Digga has shared her views on Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj and said the rap game should be more welcoming to female artists.

Continue reading Rah Digga On Nicki Minaj's Rap Buzz, "I Think She's Just One Facet Of [Hip-Hop]".

UPDATE: More Details Revealed In Suge Knight/Yukmouth Assault

March 24, 2010 6:00 PM

More details have been revealed in the Suge Knight and Yukmouth assault.

Continue reading UPDATE: More Details Revealed In Suge Knight/Yukmouth Assault.

Chamillionaire Wants Andre 3000 To Make A Comeback, "The Game Needs That Dude" [Audio]

March 24, 2010 6:00 PM

Southern rapper Chamillionaire recently talked with SOHH about comeback albums from Scarface and T.I. being in the works and why he would love to see Andre 3000 make a return to rap.

Continue reading Chamillionaire Wants Andre 3000 To Make A Comeback, "The Game Needs That Dude" [Audio].

50 Cent To Direct His First Music Video W/ Tony Yayo

March 24, 2010 5:55 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent will reportedly direct his first music video for Tony Yayo's underground single, "Obama."

Continue reading 50 Cent To Direct His First Music Video W/ Tony Yayo.

Diddy Upsets Vodka Makers Over "Pee Pee" Remark

March 24, 2010 5:47 PM

Rap mogul Diddy is reportedly in hot water from Vodka makers with his recent remarks referring to his Ciroc brand's competition as urine.

Continue reading Diddy Upsets Vodka Makers Over "Pee Pee" Remark.

Nicki Minaj On Moving Forward Without Lil Wayne, "It's Like A Life Lesson For All Of Us"

March 24, 2010 5:40 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj recently talked about what life on the road has been like since her label boss, Lil Wayne, has begun serving a one-year jail sentence on a gun charge.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj On Moving Forward Without Lil Wayne, "It's Like A Life Lesson For All Of Us".

Jay Rock Explains His Ice Cube Remarks, "I Know He Paved The Way For N*ggas Like Me"

March 24, 2010 5:20 PM

After finding himself in hot water for blasting Ice Cube last week, Jay Rock has explained his side and said there is no beef toward the West Coast rap veteran.

Continue reading Jay Rock Explains His Ice Cube Remarks, "I Know He Paved The Way For N*ggas Like Me".

SOHH Guest Star: Director Antoine Fuqua Challenges Rappers-Turned-Actors

March 24, 2010 4:55 PM

Training Day director Antoine Fuqua sat down with SOHH this week to discuss everything from rappers striving for Oscars to why he recruited cast members from "The Wire" to star in his latest film, Brooklyn's Finest. In this third exchange, Fuqua explains his stance on emcees putting down their microphones for a shot in Hollywood.

Continue reading SOHH Guest Star: Director Antoine Fuqua Challenges Rappers-Turned-Actors.

Tahiry Gets Her Joe Budden Tattoo Covered Up, "Never Get Somebody's Name On You" [Video]

March 24, 2010 4:00 PM

Model Tahiry Jose has decided to cover-up the "Joey" tattoo she got for ex-boyfriend Joe Budden and record the procedure for 50 Cent's ThisIs50.com website.

Continue reading Tahiry Gets Her Joe Budden Tattoo Covered Up, "Never Get Somebody's Name On You" [Video].

Asher Roth's Manager Turns Himself Over To Police On Reckless Endangerment Charges

March 24, 2010 2:25 PM

Asher Roth's manager, Scott Braun, reportedly turned himself into police today on charges of reckless endangerment stemming from a scheduled mall appearance for his other client, singer Justin Bieber.

Continue reading Asher Roth's Manager Turns Himself Over To Police On Reckless Endangerment Charges.

Nas Co-Signs Jay Electronica's Buzz, "I'm Digging Him Right Now" [Video]

March 24, 2010 1:40 PM

Grammy-nominated rapper Nas recently co-signed rap up-and-comer Jay Electronica's recent buzz.

Continue reading Nas Co-Signs Jay Electronica's Buzz, "I'm Digging Him Right Now" [Video].

Marvin Sapp Stands Tall At No. 2, Ludacris Battles Top 5 & Sade Holds Steady

March 24, 2010 11:50 AM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Marvin Sapp reaches No. 2 to lead the pack, Ludacris takes his battle to No. 3 and Sade remains steady in Top 10.

Continue reading Marvin Sapp Stands Tall At No. 2, Ludacris Battles Top 5 & Sade Holds Steady.

UPDATE: Details Of Waka Flocka Flame's Recent Arrest Revealed

March 24, 2010 11:15 AM

A Georgia Department of Corrections spokeswoman claims Waka Flocka Flame was recently arrested because he violated his probation by leaving the state without authorization.

Continue reading UPDATE: Details Of Waka Flocka Flame's Recent Arrest Revealed.

Ludacris On Upcoming DTP Albums, "We Got Lil Scrappy About To Drop Something Soon"

March 24, 2010 10:40 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris has promised upcoming Disturbin' Tha Peace releases from Lil Scrappy, Playaz Circle and more.

Continue reading Ludacris On Upcoming DTP Albums, "We Got Lil Scrappy About To Drop Something Soon".

Ruff Ryders' Eve Joins LeBron James & Will Smith, Signs Deal W/ Creative Artists Agency

March 24, 2010 10:15 AM

Ruff Ryders' Eve has reportedly signed a new deal with Creative Artists Agency (CAA), the entertainment and sports company that represents LeBron James and Will Smith.

Continue reading Ruff Ryders' Eve Joins LeBron James & Will Smith, Signs Deal W/ Creative Artists Agency.

Pantene Relaxed and Natural User Experience #4

March 24, 2010 12:00 AM

Continue reading Pantene Relaxed and Natural User Experience #4.

Kelis On Working W/ Will.i.Am For "Flesh Bone" LP, "He Has A Really Vast Knowledge Of Music"

March 23, 2010 6:00 PM

R&B singer Kelis recently talked about working with her label boss Will.i.am on the upcoming Flesh Bone album.

Continue reading Kelis On Working W/ Will.i.Am For "Flesh Bone" LP, "He Has A Really Vast Knowledge Of Music".

Game Stands By Jailed DMX, "He Is My N*gga & Nobody Can Ever Change That!!"

March 23, 2010 6:00 PM

West Coast rapper Game has vouched for incarcerated emcee DMX and said he will continue to stand by the artist's side in light of his recent troubles.

Continue reading Game Stands By Jailed DMX, "He Is My N*gga & Nobody Can Ever Change That!!".

Antoine Fuqua Remembers His "Gangsta's Paradise" Days

March 23, 2010 5:55 PM

For this week, Training Day director Antoine Fuqua has sat down with SOHH to discuss everything from rappers striving for Oscars to why he recruited cast members from "The Wire" to star in his latest film, Brooklyn's Finest. In this second exchange, Fuqua reflects on directing the classic 1990's music video,"Gangsta's Paradise."

Continue reading Antoine Fuqua Remembers His "Gangsta's Paradise" Days.

Suge Knight Wanted For Assaulting & Robbing Yukmouth

March 23, 2010 5:40 PM

Former Death Row Records owner Marion "Suge" Knight is reportedly being sought by police for assaulting and robbing West Coast rapper Yukmouth.

Continue reading Suge Knight Wanted For Assaulting & Robbing Yukmouth.

Eminem Recruits D12 For "Relapse 2" Album, "We're Still Family"

March 23, 2010 4:40 PM

D12's Bizarre claims Eminem has recruited his rap group to appear on his upcoming Relapse 2 solo album.

Continue reading Eminem Recruits D12 For "Relapse 2" Album, "We're Still Family".

Raekwon, Kid Cudi & Juvenile Talk Health Care Reform

March 23, 2010 4:00 PM

Today, United States President Barack Obama once again made history by signing the landmark health care bill into law. In honor of this achievement, SOHH reflects on Raekwon, Kid Cudi and Juvenile's comments about the importance of health care reform.

Continue reading Raekwon, Kid Cudi & Juvenile Talk Health Care Reform.

Drake Drops To His Knees For Forgiveness Or Greatness?

March 23, 2010 2:30 PM

For Caption Diss, the good ol' folks at SOHH are back at it to give y'all, the readers, a chance to keep it real d*mn ridiculous and toss up the final word(s). The "Best We've Ever Read" headline gets to rock that SOHH Caption Diss fitted for seven days. Who's gonna "Shut It Down?"

Continue reading Drake Drops To His Knees For Forgiveness Or Greatness? .

Tiny On T.I.'s Return Home, "In The Daytime He's Working A Lot In The Studio"

March 23, 2010 2:15 PM

R&B singer Tameka "Tiny" Cottle recently talked about her fiancee T.I.'s return to his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia after being incarcerated upstate.

Continue reading Tiny On T.I.'s Return Home, "In The Daytime He's Working A Lot In The Studio".

Lil Wayne's Ex-Wife Says Daughter Calls Him Daily, "She Talks To Him Every Day After School"

March 23, 2010 12:45 PM

Lil Wayne's ex-wife, Antonia "Toya" Carter revealed that the incarcerated rapper has been speaking to his daughter Reginae regularly.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Ex-Wife Says Daughter Calls Him Daily, "She Talks To Him Every Day After School".

Xzibit On Bringing Back The West Coast, "It Gotta Start Somewhere"

March 23, 2010 12:00 PM

West Coast rap veteran Xzibit recently said it is vital for West Coast pioneers to hand the torch to newcomers.

Continue reading Xzibit On Bringing Back The West Coast, "It Gotta Start Somewhere".

Lloyd Banks Plans Regional "Beamer" Remixes, "You Got Down South, The West, East Coast"

March 23, 2010 11:55 AM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has revealed his plans to release regional remixes to his hit "Beamer, Benz or Bentley."

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Plans Regional "Beamer" Remixes, "You Got Down South, The West, East Coast".

Game Colors In "R.E.D. Album" W/ Cool & Dre, RZA, Dr. Dre, Pharrell & More

March 23, 2010 10:50 AM

West Coast rapper Game has revealed that Cool & Dre, RZA, Dr. Dre, and Pharrell Williams have contributed to the production of his forthcoming R.E.D. Album.

Continue reading Game Colors In "R.E.D. Album" W/ Cool & Dre, RZA, Dr. Dre, Pharrell & More.

Joell Ortiz Disses Slaughterhouse's Record Label, "E1 Is F*cking C*ckblocking Us From Doing Something Monumental"

March 23, 2010 10:40 AM

Slaughterhouse's Joell Ortiz has blasted E1 Music and said the independent distributor is intentionally stopping his rap crew from signing with another label.

Continue reading Joell Ortiz Disses Slaughterhouse's Record Label, "E1 Is F*cking C*ckblocking Us From Doing Something Monumental".

Olivia's Manager Responds To 50 Cent's $2 Mil Remarks, "The Way You Recoup Is To Put A Project Out"

March 23, 2010 10:15 AM

R&B singer Olivia's manager, Rich Dollaz, hit up SOHH to put an end to the recent remarks by 50 Cent who claims the singer cost him over $2 million in expenses during her time on G-Unit.

Continue reading Olivia's Manager Responds To 50 Cent's $2 Mil Remarks, "The Way You Recoup Is To Put A Project Out".

Fabolous Blasts Kanye West, Mystikal, Superhead & More W/ Twitter Return

March 22, 2010 6:00 PM

New York rapper Fabolous has returned to Twitter by poking fun at recent entertainment headliners Kanye West, Mystikal, Tiger Woods and more.

Continue reading Fabolous Blasts Kanye West, Mystikal, Superhead & More W/ Twitter Return.

Game Reaches Settlement In Civil Case, Pays B-Ball Coach

March 22, 2010 5:25 PM

West Coast rapper Game has reportedly reached a settlement in the civil case which stemmed from his alleged assault of a basketball coach.

Continue reading Game Reaches Settlement In Civil Case, Pays B-Ball Coach.

Cam'ron Protege Says "Killa Season 2" Album/Film Still On Deck, "It's A Classic, Like Part One" [Video]

March 22, 2010 4:50 PM

Dipset leader Cam'ron's protege, Vado, has updated fans on the status of a Killa Season 2 album/film and said the projects would live up to their hype.

Continue reading Cam'ron Protege Says "Killa Season 2" Album/Film Still On Deck, "It's A Classic, Like Part One" [Video].

Diddy's "Get Him To The Greek" Co-Star Says Puff Will "Shock" Audiences

March 22, 2010 4:20 PM

Rapper/Actor Diddy's Get Him to the Greek co-star Jonah Hill has revealed details about the rap mogul's role in the new film.

Continue reading Diddy's "Get Him To The Greek" Co-Star Says Puff Will "Shock" Audiences.

Stat Quo On Dr. Dre's "Detox," "Hip-Hop Needs Him To Put Out A Great Album"

March 22, 2010 3:05 PM

Former Shady/Aftermath Records Stat Quo has opened up about his close relationship with Dr. Dre explained why Dre's Detox album keeps getting delayed.

Continue reading Stat Quo On Dr. Dre's "Detox," "Hip-Hop Needs Him To Put Out A Great Album".

SOHH Guest Star: Antoine Fuqua Bets On LA Lakers, Reveals March Madness Pick

March 22, 2010 1:55 PM

For this week, Training Day director Antoine Fuqua has sat down with SOHH to discuss everything from rappers striving for Oscars to why he recruited cast members from "The Wire" to star in his latest film, Brooklyn's Finest. In this first exchange, Fuqua talks about one of his biggest passions, basketball.

Continue reading SOHH Guest Star: Antoine Fuqua Bets On LA Lakers, Reveals March Madness Pick.

Lil Wayne's Young Money Reportedly Signs Lil Twist For $1.3 Million

March 22, 2010 1:05 PM

Young Money associate Lil Twist officially inked a deal with Lil Wayne's label after touring with the incarcerated rapper's crew for over a year.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Young Money Reportedly Signs Lil Twist For $1.3 Million.

Ludacris Not Rushing "Ludaversal" Album, "You'll Probably Have It At The End Of 2010"

March 22, 2010 12:10 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris has updated fans on the status of his forthcoming Ludaversal album and said that the solo project could be delayed until 2011.

Continue reading Ludacris Not Rushing "Ludaversal" Album, "You'll Probably Have It At The End Of 2010".

B.o.B.'s "Adventures of Bobby Ray" Album Cover Art Revealed

March 22, 2010 11:15 AM

The cover art for B.o.B.'s upcoming debut album, Adventures of Bobby Ray, has landed online.

Continue reading B.o.B.'s "Adventures of Bobby Ray" Album Cover Art Revealed.

Drake's "Thank Me Later" Dream Collaboration Song Leaks Online [Audio]

March 22, 2010 11:10 AM

"Shut It Down," an unfinished song from Drake's upcoming Thank Me Later album leaked online over the weekend.

Continue reading Drake's "Thank Me Later" Dream Collaboration Song Leaks Online [Audio].

Game's E-Mail Account Reportedly Hacked, Child Support Payments & Mother's Mortgage Expenses Revealed

March 22, 2010 10:45 AM

West Coast rapper Game has reportedly fallen victim to an e-mail hacker and has had his personal expenses leaked online including child support payments and funds used to pay for his mother's mortgage.

Continue reading Game's E-Mail Account Reportedly Hacked, Child Support Payments & Mother's Mortgage Expenses Revealed.

Guru Reportedly In Stable Condition, Still Hospitalized In New York

March 22, 2010 10:40 AM

Rapper Keith "Guru" Elam, is reportedly in stable condition at a New York area hospital.

Continue reading Guru Reportedly In Stable Condition, Still Hospitalized In New York.

Chamillionaire On Ludacris' "Battle of the Sexes" Sales, "It's Only Right He Comes Out No. 1"

March 22, 2010 10:15 AM

Rapper Chamillionaire has reached out to SOHH to share his reaction to fellow Southern artist Ludacris' Battle of the Sexes album debuting at the top of the sales charts last week.

Continue reading Chamillionaire On Ludacris' "Battle of the Sexes" Sales, "It's Only Right He Comes Out No. 1".

The Clipse's Malice On Moving Past Lil Wayne Beef, "It Never Deserved Any Kind Of Attention"

March 21, 2010 10:24 AM

The Clipse's Malice has addressed his past feud with Lil Wayne and explained that the streets may have influenced the rap beef.

Continue reading The Clipse's Malice On Moving Past Lil Wayne Beef, "It Never Deserved Any Kind Of Attention".

Jay-Z Breaks Down "The Blueprint" Trilogy, "I Ain't Have A Reason To Do The Third One" [Video]

March 21, 2010 10:05 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z has explained his reasons for making a Blueprint trilogy and said that there was no initial purpose behind his latest platinum-selling album, The Blueprint III.

Continue reading Jay-Z Breaks Down "The Blueprint" Trilogy, "I Ain't Have A Reason To Do The Third One" [Video].

Ludacris' "Battle" To Lose No. 1 Spot, Projected To Sell 60K In Week 2 Sales

March 21, 2010 9:50 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris' Battle of the Sexes album will reportedly lose top ranking as it is projected to sell up to 60,000 copies in its second week sales.

Continue reading Ludacris' "Battle" To Lose No. 1 Spot, Projected To Sell 60K In Week 2 Sales.

Fabolous Promises Strong Twitter Return, "The Words 'Fell Off' Has Caused Me To Come Back"

March 21, 2010 9:16 AM

New York rapper Fabolous has promised a strong return to Twitter beginning tomorrow (March 22) and said he has not "fallen off."

Continue reading Fabolous Promises Strong Twitter Return, "The Words 'Fell Off' Has Caused Me To Come Back".

Lloyd Banks On Trina's Nude Photos Leaking, "That's Something I Wanted To See For A Minute"

March 20, 2010 9:36 AM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has shared his reaction to Trina's nude photos being leaked online earlier this month and explained why he will never be a victim to stolen explicit images.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks On Trina's Nude Photos Leaking, "That's Something I Wanted To See For A Minute".

UPDATE: Waka Flocka Flame Addresses Probation Arrest, "I Only Been [Jailed] For Two & A Half Days"

March 20, 2010 8:56 AM

Southern rapper Waka Flocka Flame has confirmed being jailed on a probation violation charge from earlier this week and said he was, indeed, on Twitter while behind bars.

Continue reading UPDATE: Waka Flocka Flame Addresses Probation Arrest, "I Only Been [Jailed] For Two & A Half Days".

Big Boi Tweets "Breaking" News, Signs One-Album Def Jam Deal

March 20, 2010 8:39 AM

OutKast's Big Boi has informed all of his Twitter followers that he has signed a one-album deal with Def Jam Records.

Continue reading Big Boi Tweets "Breaking" News, Signs One-Album Def Jam Deal.

Nicki Minaj Straps Sean Garrett To "Massive Attack" Music Video

March 20, 2010 8:17 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has added song collaborator Sean Garrett to her upcoming "Massive Attack" music video.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Straps Sean Garrett To "Massive Attack" Music Video.

50 Cent Magically Quits Rap, Drake Won't Shut Up, Game Becomes Mr. Potato Head Again

March 19, 2010 11:55 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we got sh*t steaming out the pot as we look at 5-0 Cent "magically" making his a** disappear from rap, ask Drake to get "over" himself, laugh at Game turning back into Mr. Potato Head, see Jim Jones blog about Cam'ron and SOHH much more!

Continue reading 50 Cent Magically Quits Rap, Drake Won't Shut Up, Game Becomes Mr. Potato Head Again.

Gucci Mane Ready To Exit Jail, "I've Been So Excited To Get Out"

March 19, 2010 6:00 PM

Incarcerated rapper Gucci Mane has updated fans on his status and said he is anxious for his release.

Continue reading Gucci Mane Ready To Exit Jail, "I've Been So Excited To Get Out".

Max B's Manager On Rapper's 75 Year Sentence, "He's Gonna Try To Hopefully Go Back To Trial"

March 19, 2010 4:50 PM

Max B's manager, Jolie O'Shay, has updated fans on the status of her incarcerated client.

Continue reading Max B's Manager On Rapper's 75 Year Sentence, "He's Gonna Try To Hopefully Go Back To Trial".

B.o.B. Hopes To Put His "Adventures" On Broadway, "I Definitely Want To Do A Show"

March 19, 2010 4:00 PM

Grand Hustle's B.o.B. has expressed an interest in performing the songs from his upcoming Adventures of Bobby Ray album on Broadway stage.

Continue reading B.o.B. Hopes To Put His "Adventures" On Broadway, "I Definitely Want To Do A Show".

UPDATE: Waka Flocka Flame Released From Jail

March 19, 2010 2:35 PM

Southern rapper Waka Flocka Flame was reportedly released from jail last night after being picked up on a probation violation earlier this week.

Continue reading UPDATE: Waka Flocka Flame Released From Jail.

Tiny Talks Upcoming Wedding W/ T.I., "I Want It To Be As Private As Possible"

March 19, 2010 1:35 PM

R&B singer Tameka "Tiny" Cottle has updated fans on her forthcoming wedding with T.I. and said that she is not in a rush to plan for the big day.

Continue reading Tiny Talks Upcoming Wedding W/ T.I., "I Want It To Be As Private As Possible".

50 Cent Plans Long Stay In Rap, "I Don't Think I'll Retire"

March 19, 2010 12:45 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has said despite past statements about retiring from rap music, he does not see himself ever hanging up the microphone.

Continue reading 50 Cent Plans Long Stay In Rap, "I Don't Think I'll Retire".

Juelz Santana Talks Lil Wayne's Jail Bid, "We Gotta Make Sure The Homie's Good" [Audio]

March 19, 2010 12:10 PM

Dipset's Juelz Santana recently said he has been in touch with Lil Wayne during his current incarceration

Continue reading Juelz Santana Talks Lil Wayne's Jail Bid, "We Gotta Make Sure The Homie's Good" [Audio].

Waka Flocka Flame Co-Signs Nicki Minaj, "She's Fire With The Rapping"

March 19, 2010 11:45 AM

Incarcerated rapper Waka Flocka Flame recently talked about Nicki Minaj's rap skills and her rising popularity.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame Co-Signs Nicki Minaj, "She's Fire With The Rapping".

Director Anthony Mandler On Working W/ Jay-Z, "There's Nobody More Intimidating Than Him"

March 19, 2010 10:40 AM

Music video director Anthony Mandler recently discussed why Jay-Z is the most intimidating performer he has worked with.

Continue reading Director Anthony Mandler On Working W/ Jay-Z, "There's Nobody More Intimidating Than Him".

Young Jeezy Reportedly Changes His Rap Alias

March 19, 2010 10:30 AM

Rapper Young Jeezy has reportedly dropped "Young" from his name as evidenced on the promotional cover of his new single, "Lose My Mind."

Continue reading Young Jeezy Reportedly Changes His Rap Alias.

Drake On Jay-Z's "Thank Me Later" Guest Feature, "It's Real Rap"

March 19, 2010 10:13 AM

Young Money's Drake has opened up about, "Light It Up," his collaboration with Jay-Z from his upcoming Thank Me Later debut album.

Continue reading Drake On Jay-Z's "Thank Me Later" Guest Feature, "It's Real Rap".

50 Cent Addresses Rick Ross' Sextape Lawsuit, "That Wasn't Me, That Was Pimpin' Curly"

March 18, 2010 6:00 PM

Rapper 50 Cent has addressed the recent lawsuit filed by Rick Ross' ex-girlfriend after he released and narrated sex tape of her last year.

Continue reading 50 Cent Addresses Rick Ross' Sextape Lawsuit, "That Wasn't Me, That Was Pimpin' Curly".

Snoop Dogg On Touring W/ Comedian Mike Epps, "I Had To Find Somebody I Could Match"

March 18, 2010 5:50 PM

West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg has explained why he decided to team-up with comedian Mike Epps for their upcoming Imagine That Tour.

Continue reading Snoop Dogg On Touring W/ Comedian Mike Epps, "I Had To Find Somebody I Could Match".

50 Cent Sprinkles More "Black Magic" Details, "I Just Want To Create Something That's Outta The Box"

March 18, 2010 5:45 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has opened up about his upcoming Black Magic album and said he will proceed to take a more experimental approach to writing his new rap records.

Continue reading 50 Cent Sprinkles More "Black Magic" Details, "I Just Want To Create Something That's Outta The Box".

Drake's "Over" Director Talks Music Video, "It's Not Gonna Be What You Expect"

March 18, 2010 5:25 PM

Director Anthony Mandler has shared some insight for what fans may expect from Drake's upcoming "Over" music video and said the Young Money rapper had a lot of input.

Continue reading Drake's "Over" Director Talks Music Video, "It's Not Gonna Be What You Expect".

Dame Grease Signs On To Produce LOX Album, "Jadakiss Asked Me Personally" [Video]

March 18, 2010 5:10 PM

Producer Dame Grease has announced his role as executive producer on the forthcoming LOX album.

Continue reading Dame Grease Signs On To Produce LOX Album, "Jadakiss Asked Me Personally" [Video].

Jay Rock Confronts Ice Cube Over Blog Diss, "Stop Being Scared To Call A N*gga Out"

March 18, 2010 4:15 PM

West Coast rapper Jay Rock has confronted Ice Cube over a recent blog posting he wrote citing the surge of "local emcees" disrespecting his legacy.

Continue reading Jay Rock Confronts Ice Cube Over Blog Diss, "Stop Being Scared To Call A N*gga Out".

Antoine Fuqua Confirms Escobar Film In Works, "I'm Trying To Tell A Story About A Revolutionary Who Lost His Way"

March 18, 2010 3:50 PM

Movie director Antoine Fuqua recently hit up SOHH and confirmed recent speculation that he is involved in the production of an upcoming Pablo Escobar biopic.

Continue reading Antoine Fuqua Confirms Escobar Film In Works, "I'm Trying To Tell A Story About A Revolutionary Who Lost His Way".

Ludacris Explains His Def Jam Contract, "If Somebody Wanted To Sign Me, They Had To Sign My Company" [Video]

March 18, 2010 1:05 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris recently explained the terms of his recording contract with Def Jam and offered some career advice for artists trying to reach commercial success.

Continue reading Ludacris Explains His Def Jam Contract, "If Somebody Wanted To Sign Me, They Had To Sign My Company" [Video].

Diddy Announces T.I. Collabo On "Last Train To Paris" Album [Audio]

March 18, 2010 12:05 PM

Rap mogul Diddy has announced that his upcoming Last Train to Paris album will feature a collaboration with rapper T.I.

Continue reading Diddy Announces T.I. Collabo On "Last Train To Paris" Album [Audio].

UPDATE: Case Against Game Awaits Judge's Ruling

March 18, 2010 12:00 PM

A judge is set to decide whether  or not  Game's 2007 felony conviction can be used against him in a civil damages suit.

Continue reading UPDATE: Case Against Game Awaits Judge's Ruling.

Drake Responds To Sade's Collabo Snub, "I Don't Think She Really Knows Who I Am"

March 18, 2010 11:00 AM

Though he expressed interest in working with her before, Young Money's Drake said he understands Sade's reason for turning down collaboration opportunities.

Continue reading Drake Responds To Sade's Collabo Snub, "I Don't Think She Really Knows Who I Am".

Bun B Imagines Chris Brown In "Last Dragon" Remake W/ Rihanna, "He Would Have Killed This Movie"

March 18, 2010 10:50 AM

UGK's Bun B recently shared his thoughts about the upcoming remake of the Last Dragon film and explained why R&B singer Chris Brown would have made an excellent lead.

Continue reading Bun B Imagines Chris Brown In "Last Dragon" Remake W/ Rihanna, "He Would Have Killed This Movie".

Juelz Santana On Rocking The Mic W/ Lloyd Banks, "We Was Both Spitting"

March 18, 2010 10:15 AM

Dipset's Juelz Santana recently discussed sharing the microphone with G-Unit's Lloyd Banks on their smash hit "Beamer, Benz or Bentley" and why not all collaborations are necessarily good ones.

Continue reading Juelz Santana On Rocking The Mic W/ Lloyd Banks, "We Was Both Spitting".

J. Cole On Developing His Rap Skills, "I'm Drawn Toward Storytellers Like Nas"

March 17, 2010 6:10 PM

Roc Nation's J. Cole recently revealed his admiration for Nas and explained why the New York rapper has influenced his method of storytelling in songs.

Continue reading J. Cole On Developing His Rap Skills, "I'm Drawn Toward Storytellers Like Nas".

Chamillionaire On Hip-Hop Cops, "It's Amazing How Much People Say On Raps"

March 17, 2010 6:00 PM

Southern rapper Chamillionaire recently talked about the presence of hip-hop police and why rappers have a tendency to unknowingly expose their criminal activities through music.

Continue reading Chamillionaire On Hip-Hop Cops, "It's Amazing How Much People Say On Raps".

Waka Flocka Flame Arrested On Probation Violation Charge, Being Held By Police

March 17, 2010 5:55 PM

Rapper Waka Flocka Flame was reportedly arrested yesterday in Houston County, Georgia after violating the terms of his probation.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame Arrested On Probation Violation Charge, Being Held By Police.

Ludacris Reacts To "Battle Of The Sexes" Success, "Hip Hop Ain't Dead, It's No. 1 On The Charts Right Now!!!"

March 17, 2010 5:30 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris has publicly thanked his fans for supporting his new album, Battle of the Sexes, which topped the charts in its opening week.

Continue reading Ludacris Reacts To "Battle Of The Sexes" Success, "Hip Hop Ain't Dead, It's No. 1 On The Charts Right Now!!!".

Drake On Leading Young Money For Lil Wayne, "I'm Gonna Do Everything I Told Him I Would Do"

March 17, 2010 5:15 PM

Young Money's Drake has promised to lead the path for Lil Wayne's team as he completes a one-year jail sentence for gun possession.

Continue reading Drake On Leading Young Money For Lil Wayne, "I'm Gonna Do Everything I Told Him I Would Do".

Juelz Santana Recruits Fabolous, Jadakiss & Lloyd Banks For NYC Anthem, "I'm Drawing More Attention To Myself"

March 17, 2010 4:25 PM

Dipset's Juelz Santana has announced a forthcoming New York anthem featuring Fabolous, Jadakiss and Lloyd Banks.

Continue reading Juelz Santana Recruits Fabolous, Jadakiss & Lloyd Banks For NYC Anthem, "I'm Drawing More Attention To Myself".

Tony Yayo On Olivia Costing 50 Cent Millions, "He Spent $2 Mil On Something That Didn't Lift Off Yet" [Video]

March 17, 2010 4:15 PM

G-Unit's Tony Yayo has addressed former labelmate Olivia's time on 50 Cent's artist roster and shared his view of the singer costing his boss millions of dollars.

Continue reading Tony Yayo On Olivia Costing 50 Cent Millions, "He Spent $2 Mil On Something That Didn't Lift Off Yet" [Video].

Chamillionaire Plans To Release His "Venom" This Summer

March 17, 2010 3:25 PM

Texas rapper Chamillionaire has finally announced the release date of his upcoming third solo project, Venom.

Continue reading Chamillionaire Plans To Release His "Venom" This Summer.

Wyclef Jean Accused Of Paying $105K In Haiti Relief Aid To Mistress

March 17, 2010 1:30 PM

Rapper Wyclef Jean is reportedly being accused of paying an alleged mistress $105,000 through his Yele Haiti charity fund.

Continue reading Wyclef Jean Accused Of Paying $105K In Haiti Relief Aid To Mistress.

Ludacris Battles For No. 1, Gorillaz Swing Into Top 5 & Kidz In The Hall Drop Third Album

March 17, 2010 1:20 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Ludacris battles his way to the top of the charts, Gorillaz swing into the Top 5 and rap duo Kidz In The Hall miss the Top 200.

Continue reading Ludacris Battles For No. 1, Gorillaz Swing Into Top 5 & Kidz In The Hall Drop Third Album.

Jay-Z Earns His Rock Stripes W/ Jack White Collabo, "It's Unbelievable-Sounding"

March 17, 2010 12:10 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z has reportedly clocked in studio time with rocker Jack White for an upcoming collaboration track.

Continue reading Jay-Z Earns His Rock Stripes W/ Jack White Collabo, "It's Unbelievable-Sounding".

Lloyd Banks On Game & Young Buck's G-Unit Exits, "It's Easier To Jump Ship When You Ain't Part Of The Crew"

March 17, 2010 11:30 AM

New York rapper Lloyd Banks recently addressed his relationship with 50 Cent and explained how his loyalty to the G-Unit general differs from that of defectors like Young Buck and Game.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks On Game & Young Buck's G-Unit Exits, "It's Easier To Jump Ship When You Ain't Part Of The Crew".

Nicki Minaj Recruits Amber Rose For "Massive Attack" Music Vid, "It's Really Fashion & Beauty Shots"

March 17, 2010 11:15 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj tapped model Amber Rose to appear in her upcoming "Massive Attack" music video that was recently shot in California.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Recruits Amber Rose For "Massive Attack" Music Vid, "It's Really Fashion & Beauty Shots".

J. Cole On Gaining "Confidence" From Jay-Z, "I Used To Worry About Performing" [Audio]

March 17, 2010 10:15 AM

Roc Nation's J. Cole recently discussed how touring with rap mogul Jay-Z has improved his on-stage performance skills.

Continue reading J. Cole On Gaining "Confidence" From Jay-Z, "I Used To Worry About Performing" [Audio].

Pantene Relaxed and Natural User Experience #3

March 17, 2010 12:00 AM

Continue reading Pantene Relaxed and Natural User Experience #3.

Arrest Warrant Issued For Lil Wayne In AZ Gun Case

March 16, 2010 10:00 PM

Today, a bench warrant was issued for the arrest of incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne after he became a no-show for his Arizona court appearance.

Continue reading Arrest Warrant Issued For Lil Wayne In AZ Gun Case.

UPDATE: DMX Heads Back To Jail, Sentenced To Six Months Behind Bars

March 16, 2010 9:27 PM

Troubled rapper Earl "DMX" Simmons has reportedly been sentenced to six months behind bars after violating the terms of his probation earlier this month.

Continue reading UPDATE: DMX Heads Back To Jail, Sentenced To Six Months Behind Bars.

Floyd Mayweather Explains Rick Ross Truce, "I Guess He Don't Really Want No Problem"

March 16, 2010 6:15 PM

Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. has opened up about deading his past rap beef with Rick Ross and said he ultimately allowed the rapper to decide his own fate.

Continue reading Floyd Mayweather Explains Rick Ross Truce, "I Guess He Don't Really Want No Problem".

Lloyd Banks On G-Unit Records Going Independent, "It's A Very Smart Option"

March 16, 2010 5:15 PM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has addressed recent speculation that 50 Cent's record label is going to be an independent company.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks On G-Unit Records Going Independent, "It's A Very Smart Option".

Lil Wayne's "The Rebirth" Album Certified Gold By RIAA

March 16, 2010 5:00 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's experimental rock album, The Rebirth, has reportedly been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

Continue reading Lil Wayne's "The Rebirth" Album Certified Gold By RIAA.

Nicki Minaj Takes A Bite Outta Barbie's Toe Game

March 16, 2010 2:00 PM

For Caption Diss, the good ol' peeps at SOHH are crankin' sh*t up a few notches to give y'all, the readers, a chance to keep it real and throw up what the final word is. The "Best We've Ever Read" headline gets to rock that SOHH Caption Diss crown for seven days, Barbies fellas!

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Takes A Bite Outta Barbie's Toe Game.

Damian Marley Confirms Lil Wayne "Distant Relatives" Guest Spot, "He Really Showed A Lot Of Respect In His Verse"

March 16, 2010 1:00 PM

Rapper Damian Marley has confirmed recent reports that Lil Wayne will be featured on his upcoming Nas collaboration album, Distant Relatives.

Continue reading Damian Marley Confirms Lil Wayne "Distant Relatives" Guest Spot, "He Really Showed A Lot Of Respect In His Verse".

Drake Talks "Over" Music Video, "This Is My First Attempt To Establish Myself"

March 16, 2010 12:05 PM

Young Money's Drake has discussed Thank Me Later's "Over" music video and explained the importance it has on establishing himself as an artist.

Continue reading Drake Talks "Over" Music Video, "This Is My First Attempt To Establish Myself".

Michael Jackson Estate & Sony Reach $250 Mil Agreement, 10-Album Deal

March 16, 2010 11:35 AM

The Michael Jackson estate and powerhouse Sony Music have agreed on a seven-year $250 million deal that approves the rights to release 10 more albums of the late singer's recordings.

Continue reading Michael Jackson Estate & Sony Reach $250 Mil Agreement, 10-Album Deal.

Game Wants To Erase Gangster Credibility, Asks Judge To Ignore Profane & Violent Lyrics

March 16, 2010 11:00 AM

Black Wall Street leader Game requested that the judge for his upcoming assault trial keep references to his gangster rap career out of the courtroom.

Continue reading Game Wants To Erase Gangster Credibility, Asks Judge To Ignore Profane & Violent Lyrics.

Nicki Minaj Wants Beyonce Collabo, "I Think She Could Embody My Crazy Swag In A Female R&B World"

March 16, 2010 10:30 AM

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj has revealed her interest in linking with Beyonce for a collaboration and said she admires the superstar's "fearless" characteristics.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Wants Beyonce Collabo, "I Think She Could Embody My Crazy Swag In A Female R&B World".

Soulja Boy, Nicki Minaj, Ludacris, Trina & More Invade BET's "Rip The Runway"

March 16, 2010 10:15 AM

Rappers Soulja Boy Tell Em, Nicki Minaj, Ludacris, Trina and more were featured on last night's airing of the BET special "Rip the Runway."

Continue reading Soulja Boy, Nicki Minaj, Ludacris, Trina & More Invade BET's "Rip The Runway".

Shawty Lo On Lil Wayne's Jail Bid, "That Year Is Gonna Be Gone In No Time"

March 15, 2010 5:40 PM

Southern rapper Shawy Lo recently talked about Lil Wayne's one-year jail sentence and working with the incarcerated emcee for their "WTF" music video.

Continue reading Shawty Lo On Lil Wayne's Jail Bid, "That Year Is Gonna Be Gone In No Time".

Ludacris Makes Billboard History, "I'm The Only Rapper To Have 5 No. 1 Hits"

March 15, 2010 5:15 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris has just become the only emcee to have five chart-topping Billboard singles.

Continue reading Ludacris Makes Billboard History, "I'm The Only Rapper To Have 5 No. 1 Hits".

DMX & Omillio Sparks Hit The Big Screen In New Movie

March 15, 2010 2:20 PM

Rappers DMX and Omillio Sparks have teamed up to star in the upcoming thriller  flick, 48 Hours Till Dark.

Continue reading DMX & Omillio Sparks Hit The Big Screen In New Movie.

Lloyd Banks Analyzes Lost Boyz's "Jeeps, Lex Coupes Bimas" Comparison

March 15, 2010 2:10 PM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has addressed the comparison of his hit "Beamer, Benz or Bentley" to the Lost Boyz's 1995 anthem, "Jeeps, Lex Coupes, Bimas and Benz".

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Analyzes Lost Boyz's "Jeeps, Lex Coupes Bimas" Comparison.

Olivia Locks Ne-Yo & Missy Elliot Collabos For Post G-Unit Album

March 15, 2010 1:05 PM

R&B singer Olivia has reportedly locked in collaborations with Ne-Yo and Missy Elliot for her upcoming post G-Unit album, Show the World.

Continue reading Olivia Locks Ne-Yo & Missy Elliot Collabos For Post G-Unit Album.

Jim Jones On Cam'ron Falling Out, "I Don't Think We Actually Turned On Each Other"

March 15, 2010 1:00 PM

Dipset's Jim Jones has addressed his past falling out with ex-associate Cam'ron and said he's optimistic about a reunion.

Continue reading Jim Jones On Cam'ron Falling Out, "I Don't Think We Actually Turned On Each Other".

"Brooklyn's Finest" Director On Reviving Wesley Snipes' Career, "At Some Point You Just Gotta Take A Chance"

March 15, 2010 12:15 PM

Brooklyn's Finest director Antoine Fuqua hit up SOHH to discuss tapping Wesley Snipes to star in his film and share his reaction to its recent box office success.

Continue reading "Brooklyn's Finest" Director On Reviving Wesley Snipes' Career, "At Some Point You Just Gotta Take A Chance".

Lloyd Banks & Juelz Santana Debut "Beamer" Music Vid, Beanie Sigel Makes Cameo

March 15, 2010 11:20 AM

New York rappers Lloyd Banks and Juelz Santana's "Beamer, Benz or Bentley" music video debuted today and features a cameo by Beanie Sigel.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks & Juelz Santana Debut "Beamer" Music Vid, Beanie Sigel Makes Cameo.

Trey Songz On Mob Squad Record W/ Jay-Z & Young Jeezy, "Hopefully It All Works Out"

March 15, 2010 10:50 AM

R&B singer Trey Songz recently spoke about the possibility of recording a collaboration song with Young Jeezy and Jay-Z.

Continue reading Trey Songz On Mob Squad Record W/ Jay-Z & Young Jeezy, "Hopefully It All Works Out".

Memphis Bleek On G Baby's Fatal Shooting, "He Was Like A Brother To Me"

March 15, 2010 10:30 AM

Former Roc-A-Fella Records recording artist Memphis Bleek has addressed last weekend's fatal shooting of his protege, G Baby.

Continue reading Memphis Bleek On G Baby's Fatal Shooting, "He Was Like A Brother To Me".

B.o.B. To Rap Newcomers, "You Can Become Famous But You Can't Become Un-Famous"

March 15, 2010 10:15 AM

Grand Hustle's B.o.B. has offered career advice to fellow rap newcomers and explained why patience is a virtue in the music industry.

Continue reading B.o.B. To Rap Newcomers, "You Can Become Famous But You Can't Become Un-Famous".

50 Cent Whips Up "Black Magic" For New Album, "People Who Have Various [Music] Tastes Will Really Like It" [Video]

March 14, 2010 3:00 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has begun work on his Before I Self Destruct follow-up album and said he is attempting to experiment outside the realm of hip-hop.

Continue reading 50 Cent Whips Up "Black Magic" For New Album, "People Who Have Various [Music] Tastes Will Really Like It" [Video].

UPDATE: Fabolous Addresses NYC Club Shooting, "Life Is Not Promised"

March 14, 2010 1:26 AM

Rapper Fabolous has addressed the fatal shooting of up-and-coming Brooklyn, New York emcee Gregory "GBaby" Brown who was killed following his Friday (March 12) concert in the Big Apple.

Continue reading UPDATE: Fabolous Addresses NYC Club Shooting, "Life Is Not Promised".

Soulja Boy Tell Em Reportedly Cranks Out New Album Title

March 14, 2010 1:08 AM

Southern rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has reportedly changed the title of his upcoming album, The DeAndre Way.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Tell Em Reportedly Cranks Out New Album Title.

N.O.R.E. Salutes Lloyd Banks & Juelz Santana For Repping NYC, "That's A Good Look For The City" [Audio]

March 14, 2010 12:41 AM

CNN's N.O.R.E has publicly paid homage to Lloyd Banks and Juelz Santana for their "Beamer, Benz or Bentley" anthem helping re-spark the East Coast's sound.

Continue reading N.O.R.E. Salutes Lloyd Banks & Juelz Santana For Repping NYC, "That's A Good Look For The City" [Audio].

50 Cent's Bodyguard Arrested On Assault Charges, "He Grabs My Throat & Tried To Strangle Me" [Video]

March 13, 2010 10:37 PM

A bodyguard for rapper 50 Cent was reportedly arrested on an assault charge this weekend after attacking multiple photographers while the rapper traveled throughout Denmark.

Continue reading 50 Cent's Bodyguard Arrested On Assault Charges, "He Grabs My Throat & Tried To Strangle Me" [Video].

Lloyd On Releasing His Interscope Debut Album, "I Don't Feel The Need To Rush"

March 13, 2010 10:13 PM

Former Murder Inc. recording artist Lloyd has opened up about his forthcoming Interscope Records debut album and said fans could expect it to drop later this year.

Continue reading Lloyd On Releasing His Interscope Debut Album, "I Don't Feel The Need To Rush".

Brooklyn Rapper Fatally Shot At Fabolous' NYC Concert

March 13, 2010 1:27 PM

SOHH has learned New York rapper Gregory "GBaby" Brown was fatally shot at Fabolous' concert last night in Queens.

Continue reading Brooklyn Rapper Fatally Shot At Fabolous' NYC Concert.

DJ Unk Takes On The Competition, "For People Who Say 'Walk It Out' Was Bullsh*t, Kill Yourself"

March 13, 2010 1:28 AM

Rapper DJ Unk has taken on critics and fans alike who have doubted the success of his past hits like "Walk It Out" and said his music has offered universal appeal to all age groups.

Continue reading DJ Unk Takes On The Competition, "For People Who Say 'Walk It Out' Was Bullsh*t, Kill Yourself".

Drake Reportedly Shooting "Over" Music Video In Los Angeles

March 13, 2010 1:05 AM

Young Money's Drake is reportedly recording a music video for his new single "Over" in California from the upcoming album, Thank Me Later.

Continue reading Drake Reportedly Shooting "Over" Music Video In Los Angeles.

Waka Flocka Flame Explains CTE Brawl, "I D*mn Sure Don't Got No Beef W/ Young Jeezy" [Video]

March 13, 2010 12:38 AM

Rapper Waka Flocka Flame has explained his recent brawl with CTE associate Slick Pulla and said he does not have a beef with Young Jeezy.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame Explains CTE Brawl, "I D*mn Sure Don't Got No Beef W/ Young Jeezy" [Video].

Rah Digga Rolls Solo On Comeback LP, "There Are No Cameo Features On the Album" [Video]

March 13, 2010 12:09 AM

Former Flipmode Squad member Rah Digga has opened up about her forthcoming sophomore album and said she has decided to put out an LP without any guest features.

Continue reading Rah Digga Rolls Solo On Comeback LP, "There Are No Cameo Features On the Album" [Video].

Lloyd Signs W/ Interscope Records, Passes On Young Money "Baby & Wayne Were Definitely The First To Reach Out To Me"

March 12, 2010 5:50 PM

Former Murder Inc. recording artist Lloyd has opted out of a possible Young Money record deal and signed a contract with Interscope Records.

Continue reading Lloyd Signs W/ Interscope Records, Passes On Young Money "Baby & Wayne Were Definitely The First To Reach Out To Me".

Jay-Z On Lil Wayne's Surprise NYC Concert Appearance, "He Came Out To An Incredible Reaction"

March 12, 2010 4:50 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z has opened up about Lil Wayne's surprise appearance at Madison Square Garden during his Blueprint III tour stop in New York City last week.

Continue reading Jay-Z On Lil Wayne's Surprise NYC Concert Appearance, "He Came Out To An Incredible Reaction".

T-Pain On Cutting "RevolveR" Guest Spots, "It Was So Many People On The Last It Should Have Been A DJ Khaled Album"

March 12, 2010 3:55 PM

Grammy-winning singer T-Pain has explained why he decided to limit the number of guest features on his upcoming RevolveR album and what he hopes to gain with his Thr33 Ringz follow-up.

Continue reading T-Pain On Cutting "RevolveR" Guest Spots, "It Was So Many People On The Last It Should Have Been A DJ Khaled Album".

DMX Being Considered For "Celebrity Rehab" TV Show

March 12, 2010 3:45 PM

Rapper Earl "DMX" Simmons is reportedly being considered for a television appearance on the upcoming "Celebrity Rehab" series.

Continue reading DMX Being Considered For "Celebrity Rehab" TV Show.

Fabolous Drives Into Lloyd Banks' "Beamer" Remix, "They Had Reached Out To Me" [Video]

March 12, 2010 2:30 PM

Rapper Fabolous has confirmed his appearance on the upcoming remix to Lloyd Banks and Juelz Santana's "Beamer, Benz or Bentley" collaboration.

Continue reading Fabolous Drives Into Lloyd Banks' "Beamer" Remix, "They Had Reached Out To Me" [Video].

Universal Previews Drake's "Thank Me Later" Debut, "He Will Be Doing A Track W/ Dr. Dre & Eminem"

March 12, 2010 1:20 PM

Universal Music has reportedly previewed a portion of Drake's upcoming Thank Me Later album which features production from Kanye West, Timbaland and more.

Continue reading Universal Previews Drake's "Thank Me Later" Debut, "He Will Be Doing A Track W/ Dr. Dre & Eminem".

Lil Wayne Can't Sign Autographs In Jail, "He Is Not A Celebrity Here"

March 12, 2010 12:25 PM

Incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne has reportedly been forbidden from signing autographs while he completes a one-year jail sentence in New York's Rikers Island.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Can't Sign Autographs In Jail, "He Is Not A Celebrity Here".

DJ Unk On Surviving Heart Attack Scare, "I've Calmed Down On The Drinking, Beer & Smoking"

March 12, 2010 12:05 PM

Rapper DJ Unk has opened up about his heart attack scare last year and how the near-death experience forced him to change his lifestyle.

Continue reading DJ Unk On Surviving Heart Attack Scare, "I've Calmed Down On The Drinking, Beer & Smoking".

Ludacris Saves The Rap Game, Alfamega Snitches On T.I., DMX Misses His Pink Stripes

March 12, 2010 11:40 AM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we got this motherf*cker rolling as we look back at the past seven days as Ludacris saves the rap game, Alfamega returns to his snitching on T.I. roots, DMX turns pink, and hip-hop waves good-bye to Lil Wayne.  Also, make way for some "Shut The F*ck Up" first-timers.  We're SOHH big right now!

Continue reading Ludacris Saves The Rap Game, Alfamega Snitches On T.I., DMX Misses His Pink Stripes.

Jim Jones Is Headed To High School, "I'll Be Teaching A Real Curriculum" [Video]

March 12, 2010 11:25 AM

Dipset's Jim Jones has announced plans to trade in his Capo status for an eight-week run as a New York City high school instructor later this year.

Continue reading Jim Jones Is Headed To High School, "I'll Be Teaching A Real Curriculum" [Video].

DMX's Manager Addresses Parole Violation Arrest, "There Are A Lot Of Rumors & Lies Surfacing"

March 12, 2010 10:50 AM

DMX's manager Nakia Walker has addressed the rapper's recent parole violation arrest and said certain aspects surrounding the incident have been fabricated.

Continue reading DMX's Manager Addresses Parole Violation Arrest, "There Are A Lot Of Rumors & Lies Surfacing".

Lupe Fiasco Explains Not Wanting Jay-Z's Fame, "You're A Fool Trying To Chase That Success Down"

March 12, 2010 10:30 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco has explained his recent comments about not wanting to reach Jay-Z's level of fame.

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Explains Not Wanting Jay-Z's Fame, "You're A Fool Trying To Chase That Success Down".

Chris Brown Returns To Twitter, "I'm About To Get Verified Soon"

March 12, 2010 10:15 AM

R&B singer Chris Brown has had a change of heart and has re-joined the popular public social network Twitter.

Continue reading Chris Brown Returns To Twitter, "I'm About To Get Verified Soon".

Jay-Z Attends New Jersey Nets Arena Ceremony, "We Did It Again, Brooklyn!"

March 11, 2010 7:00 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z attended a New York ceremony for the launch of a new arena to be used by his NBA basketball team New Jersey Nets beginning in 2012.

Continue reading Jay-Z Attends New Jersey Nets Arena Ceremony, "We Did It Again, Brooklyn!".

T-Pain Blames Lil Wayne Duet Album Delay On Jail Bid, "We're Actually Gonna Wait Until He Gets Out"

March 11, 2010 6:00 PM

Grammy-winning singer T-Pain has updated fans on the status of his duet album with Lil Wayne and said the rapper's one-year jail sentence has pushed the project's release into 2011.

Continue reading T-Pain Blames Lil Wayne Duet Album Delay On Jail Bid, "We're Actually Gonna Wait Until He Gets Out".

Method Man Says "Wu-Massacre" Was Forced, "Def Jam Put A Rush On It"

March 11, 2010 5:10 PM

Wu-Tang Clan's Method Man recently revealed that Wu-Massacre, his collaboration album with Raekwon and Ghostface Killah, was completed with limited time and money.

Continue reading Method Man Says "Wu-Massacre" Was Forced, "Def Jam Put A Rush On It".

Dame Grease On DMX's Comeback Albums, "I'm Trying To Get Him Back Into A Free Creative Mode"

March 11, 2010 4:40 PM

Ruff Ryders associate Dame Grease has said  DMX's upcoming comeback albums will appeal to both the underground and commercial outlets.

Continue reading Dame Grease On DMX's Comeback Albums, "I'm Trying To Get Him Back Into A Free Creative Mode".

Pantene Relaxed and Natural User Experience #2

March 11, 2010 3:40 PM

Continue reading Pantene Relaxed and Natural User Experience #2.

T-Pain On Deading Beef W/ Jay-Z, "We Shook Hands & Did The Little Chest Bump"

March 11, 2010 3:30 PM

Grammy-winning singer T-Pain has opened up about ending his beef with Jay-Z during this year's Grammy Awards ceremony.

Continue reading T-Pain On Deading Beef W/ Jay-Z, "We Shook Hands & Did The Little Chest Bump".

Swizz Beatz Talks Mashonda Divorce, "It's Like The Hardest Thing I've Ever Been Through" [Video]

March 11, 2010 12:55 PM

Producer Swizz Beatz recently opened up about his divorce with R&B singer Mashonda and what underlying issues caused their separation.

Continue reading Swizz Beatz Talks Mashonda Divorce, "It's Like The Hardest Thing I've Ever Been Through" [Video].

Nas Adds Lil Wayne To "Distant Relatives" Album

March 11, 2010 12:50 PM

Rappers Nas and Damian Marley have reportedly added incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne to their upcoming Distant Relatives album.

Continue reading Nas Adds Lil Wayne To "Distant Relatives" Album.

Lupe Fiasco On Conquering Mt. Kilimanjaro, "It Was One Of Them 'Karate Kid' Moments"

March 11, 2010 12:20 PM

With the documentary about his historic climb to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro airing next weekend, rapper Lupe Fiasco detailed how he incorporated certain martial arts practices to complete the climb.

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco On Conquering Mt. Kilimanjaro, "It Was One Of Them 'Karate Kid' Moments".

DJ Khaled Celebrates His "Victory" On The Sales Charts, "We The Best!"

March 11, 2010 11:30 AM

DJ Khaled has shared his reaction to his recent release, Victory, landing at the top of the independent album chart.

Continue reading DJ Khaled Celebrates His "Victory" On The Sales Charts, "We The Best!".

T.I. Recruits DJ Toomp For Post-Prison LP, "Right Now He's Just Putting A Feeler Out In The Streets"

March 11, 2010 11:00 AM

Grand Hustle associate DJ Toomp has reportedly been recruited to help produce on T.I.'s forthcoming untitled album.

Continue reading T.I. Recruits DJ Toomp For Post-Prison LP, "Right Now He's Just Putting A Feeler Out In The Streets".

Chris Brown Begs For Fans Support, "A Lot Of Radio Stations Aren't Playing My Records"

March 11, 2010 9:36 AM

R&B singer Chris Brown has asked his fans to help get his music played on the radio by calling into stations and requesting his records.

Continue reading Chris Brown Begs For Fans Support, "A Lot Of Radio Stations Aren't Playing My Records".

Ludacris Ends Feud W/ Bill O'Reilly, "The Look On His Face When He Saw Me Approaching [Was] Priceless"

March 11, 2010 9:17 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris has ended his eight-year feud with controversial television host Bill O'Reilly.

Continue reading Ludacris Ends Feud W/ Bill O'Reilly, "The Look On His Face When He Saw Me Approaching [Was] Priceless".

DMX's Producer Says Don't Believe The Hype, "He Knows He Can't Use Drugs 'Cause He'll Go To F*cking Jail"

March 10, 2010 6:06 PM

Ruff Ryders associate Dame Grease has lashed out at media reports claiming DMX's alleged drug usage has become the cause of his arrest on a parole violation charge.

Continue reading DMX's Producer Says Don't Believe The Hype, "He Knows He Can't Use Drugs 'Cause He'll Go To F*cking Jail".

Lil Wayne's Ex-Wife On Rapper's Jail Bid, "He Just Told Me To Be Strong & Don't Really Trip"

March 10, 2010 6:00 PM

Lil Wayne's ex-wife, Antonia "Toya" Carter, has shared her family's reaction to the rapper's one-year jail sentence.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Ex-Wife On Rapper's Jail Bid, "He Just Told Me To Be Strong & Don't Really Trip".

Common Working On New TV Pilot, "[It] Deals W/ Wrongly Accused Convicts"

March 10, 2010 5:50 PM

Rapper/Actor Common has announced plans to begin work on an television pilot that focuses on the lives of wrongly accused convicts.

Continue reading Common Working On New TV Pilot, "[It] Deals W/ Wrongly Accused Convicts".

Ludacris' "Battle of the Sexes" Projected To Sell 120K In First Week Sales

March 10, 2010 5:30 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris' Battle of the Sexes album is reportedly en route to sell up to 125,000 copies next week.

Continue reading Ludacris' "Battle of the Sexes" Projected To Sell 120K In First Week Sales.

50 Cent Talks Overseas Domination, "I'm Probably The Largest Touring Hip-Hop Artist" [Video]

March 10, 2010 4:35 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has called himself the biggest hip-hop touring act and said he has not been back home since last year.

Continue reading 50 Cent Talks Overseas Domination, "I'm Probably The Largest Touring Hip-Hop Artist" [Video].

Hot Boys' B.G. Speaks On Turk's Jail Bid, "He's Handling It Like A Gangsta"

March 10, 2010 3:50 PM

Hot Boys' B.G. recently said that incarcerated group member Turk is ready to unload new music upon his release.

Continue reading Hot Boys' B.G. Speaks On Turk's Jail Bid, "He's Handling It Like A Gangsta".

Sade Slides Down To No. 2, DJ Khaled Hits The Top 20, Raheem DeVaughn & Jason Derulo Invade The Charts

March 10, 2010 2:25 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Sade loses a step to No. 2, DJ Khaled finds a win in the Top 20 plus new releases from R&B singers Raheem DeVaughn and Jason Derulo invade the charts.

Continue reading Sade Slides Down To No. 2, DJ Khaled Hits The Top 20, Raheem DeVaughn & Jason Derulo Invade The Charts.

Grand Hustle's B.o.B. On His Collaboration W/ T.I., "I Think It'll Definitely Be A Smash"

March 10, 2010 2:15 PM

Grand Hustle artist B.o.B. recently revealed that he recorded a song for T.I.'s upcoming album.

Continue reading Grand Hustle's B.o.B. On His Collaboration W/ T.I., "I Think It'll Definitely Be A Smash".

T-Pain Retires His Top Hat Collection, "I'm Getting Rid Of Them" [Video]

March 10, 2010 1:15 PM

Grammy-winning singer T-Pain has announced plans to donate his iconic top hat collection to charity.

Continue reading T-Pain Retires His Top Hat Collection, "I'm Getting Rid Of Them" [Video].

Jay Electronica Talks Hip-Hop Prejudice, "I Was Embarrassed Being From The South"

March 10, 2010 12:00 PM

Rapper Jay Electronica has opened up about his past attempts  to hide his Southern roots.

Continue reading Jay Electronica Talks Hip-Hop Prejudice, "I Was Embarrassed Being From The South".

Soulja Boy Tell Em On First Headlining Tour, "I'm Really Just Trying To Conquer The Whole United States" [Video]

March 10, 2010 11:35 AM

Teen rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em recently spoke about what he hopes to accomplish during his upcoming headlining tour.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Tell Em On First Headlining Tour, "I'm Really Just Trying To Conquer The Whole United States" [Video].

The-Dream Continues Retirement Talk, "It's The Last Album, Period"

March 10, 2010 10:35 AM

Grammy-nominated singer The-Dream recently explained why his upcoming album, Love King, will likely be his final release.

Continue reading The-Dream Continues Retirement Talk, "It's The Last Album, Period".

UPDATE: Sheriff Confirms DMX's Arrest Was Drug-Related, "He Admitted To Using Cocaine"

March 10, 2010 10:25 AM

Troubled rapper Earl "DMX" Simmons has reportedly admitted to using illegal drug and was placed behind bars yesterday (March 10).

Continue reading UPDATE: Sheriff Confirms DMX's Arrest Was Drug-Related, "He Admitted To Using Cocaine".

Tony Yayo To 50 Cent: "Put Me In One Of Those Movies, Man!" [Video]

March 10, 2010 10:15 AM

G-Unit's Tony Yayo has decided to follow in 50 Cent's footsteps by venturing into the film industry and launching of his own website, RockStarGroupie.

Continue reading Tony Yayo To 50 Cent: "Put Me In One Of Those Movies, Man!" [Video].

Fabolous Wants Nas To Rise From The Dead, "I Wish Nas Would Just Let These Young Boys Know He's That Dude" [Video]

March 9, 2010 11:06 PM

New York rapper Fabolous has made a public calling for Nas to prepare a strong comeback and remind younger hip-hop generations of his rap pioneering skills.

Continue reading Fabolous Wants Nas To Rise From The Dead, "I Wish Nas Would Just Let These Young Boys Know He's That Dude" [Video].

Juelz Santana Breaks Silence On B-Day Bash Fight, "That Was Just A Little Scuffle" [Audio]

March 9, 2010 10:54 PM

Dipset's Juelz Santana has broken his silence on the brief fight which took place during his New York City birthday bash last month and said the incident was over-hyped by the media.

Continue reading Juelz Santana Breaks Silence On B-Day Bash Fight, "That Was Just A Little Scuffle" [Audio].

Maino Explains Sophomore Album, "It's More About What I'm Going Through Now" [Video]

March 9, 2010 10:25 PM

New York rapper Maino has opened up about his forthcoming sophomore album, Day After Tomorrow, and how its content ranks compared to his debut solo project.

Continue reading Maino Explains Sophomore Album, "It's More About What I'm Going Through Now" [Video].

DMX Arrested On Parole Violation, "We Would Hope He Is Finally Sent To Prison"

March 9, 2010 10:10 PM

Troubled rapper Earl "DMX" Simmons was reportedly arrested on a probation violation earlier today.

Continue reading DMX Arrested On Parole Violation, "We Would Hope He Is Finally Sent To Prison".

Nicki Minaj Recruits Bobby V For Young Money Debut, "We Been Working Together For Years"

March 9, 2010 5:35 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has reportedly recruited R&B singer Bobby V for her upcoming debut album.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Recruits Bobby V For Young Money Debut, "We Been Working Together For Years".

DMX's Wife To Release Tell-All Book, Promises "Stellar, Heart Wrecking" Firsthand Account

March 9, 2010 5:15 PM

The wife of rapper DMX has reportedly announced plans to release a tell-all book called Strength of a Woman addressing her life with the former Def Jam Records artist.

Continue reading DMX's Wife To Release Tell-All Book, Promises "Stellar, Heart Wrecking" Firsthand Account.

Lloyd Banks On Lil Wayne's Jail Sentence, "It's Evident Nobody's Safe"

March 9, 2010 4:15 PM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has shared his reaction to rapper Lil Wayne being placed behind bars to serve a one-year jail sentence on a gun possession charge.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks On Lil Wayne's Jail Sentence, "It's Evident Nobody's Safe".

Alfamega Goes At T.I. On "Green Light" Track, "N*gga You Ain't Hard, Your Persona Is So Fraud" [Audio]

March 9, 2010 3:00 PM

Former Grand Hustle associate Alfamega has reportedly released a new diss song called "Green Light" which goes after T.I.

Continue reading Alfamega Goes At T.I. On "Green Light" Track, "N*gga You Ain't Hard, Your Persona Is So Fraud" [Audio].

Will.i.am Has Big Plans For Kelis, "She Can Be That Big, As Big As The Black Eyed Peas"

March 9, 2010 2:30 PM

Black Eyed Peas' frontman Will.i.am recently talked about signing singer Kelis to his label and said she has potential to become a superstar.

Continue reading Will.i.am Has Big Plans For Kelis, "She Can Be That Big, As Big As The Black Eyed Peas".

T-Pain Opens Up About Hitting The Road, "Life On The Tour Bus Is F*cking Amazing"

March 9, 2010 1:30 PM

Grammy-winning singer T-Pain recently shared his love for his tour bus and revealed his top road trip rules.

Continue reading T-Pain Opens Up About Hitting The Road, "Life On The Tour Bus Is F*cking Amazing".

Diddy Welcomes T.I. Back Or Does He?

March 9, 2010 1:20 PM

For Caption Diss, the good ol' peeps at SOHH are up and at it again to give y'all, the readers, a chance to hold sh*t down and throw up the final word. The "Best We've Ever Read" headlines gets to rock that SOHH Caption Diss crown for seven days, pimpin'!

Continue reading Diddy Welcomes T.I. Back Or Does He?.

T.I. Confirms New Album For August Release, "Once Again It's On"

March 9, 2010 12:45 PM

T.I. has announced that he is working on a new album and that his comeback single "I'm Back" is just a teaser for what is still to come.

Continue reading T.I. Confirms New Album For August Release, "Once Again It's On".

Diddy, Styles P, Swizz Beatz, Joell Ortiz & More Remember The Notorious B.I.G.

March 9, 2010 11:30 AM

Diddy, Styles P, Swizz Beatz, Joell Ortiz and more have paid homage to the late Notorious B.I.G. who passed away 13 years ago today (March 9).

Continue reading Diddy, Styles P, Swizz Beatz, Joell Ortiz & More Remember The Notorious B.I.G..

Jim Jones Explains Rev. Run "Sucker MC" Joint Song, "The Record Is Important, It Was A Dream Come True" [Audio]

March 9, 2010 11:05 AM

Dipset's Jim Jones recently spoke on snagging Reverend Run for a "Sucker MC" collaboration and how much respect he has for the rap pioneer.

Continue reading Jim Jones Explains Rev. Run "Sucker MC" Joint Song, "The Record Is Important, It Was A Dream Come True" [Audio].

Memphis Bleek Co-Signs Jay-Z's Mob Squad, "I Knew Trey [Songz] For A Little While" [Audio]

March 9, 2010 10:45 AM

Former Roc-A-Fella artist Memphis Bleek recently offered his opinion of Jay-Z's Mob Squad members Trey Songz and Young Jeezy.

Continue reading Memphis Bleek Co-Signs Jay-Z's Mob Squad, "I Knew Trey [Songz] For A Little While" [Audio].

Juelz Santana Wants Eminem Collabo, "He Puts N*ggas In The Rap Cemetery For Real" [Video]

March 9, 2010 10:15 AM

Dipset's Juelz Santana has revealed his respect for Eminem and expressed his interest in linking with the Shady Records label head for a collaboration.

Continue reading Juelz Santana Wants Eminem Collabo, "He Puts N*ggas In The Rap Cemetery For Real" [Video].

Game & Bun B On Lil Wayne's Jail Bid, "I Like For My N*ggas That Co-Exist W/ Me In Hip-Hop To Win"

March 8, 2010 10:42 PM

Rappers Game and Bun B have shared their reactions to Lil Wayne being sentenced to a year in jail earlier today.

Continue reading Game & Bun B On Lil Wayne's Jail Bid, "I Like For My N*ggas That Co-Exist W/ Me In Hip-Hop To Win".

UPDATE: D'Angelo's Manager Speaks On NYC Arrest, "He Has Pled Not Guilty & Is Contesting The Allegations"

March 8, 2010 10:03 PM

R&B singer D'Angelo's manager has released a statement addressing his arrest on a reported sexual solicitation charge over the weekend.

Continue reading UPDATE: D'Angelo's Manager Speaks On NYC Arrest, "He Has Pled Not Guilty & Is Contesting The Allegations".

T.I. Says "Recognize I'm Back!" On First Post-Prison Single [Audio]

March 8, 2010 5:25 PM

T.I.,  the self-proclaimed "King of the South," has kept his word by releasing a new song called "I'm Back" today (March 8).

Continue reading T.I. Says "Recognize I'm Back!" On First Post-Prison Single [Audio].

Xzibit Keeps His Pen Game Inking, "I'm Not One Of These Newfangled Rappers Who Don't Have To Write Sh*t Down"

March 8, 2010 5:05 PM

West Coast rapper Xzibit has discussed how he composes records and why he does not feel pressured to mentally write his raps like Jay-Z and Lil Wayne.

Continue reading Xzibit Keeps His Pen Game Inking, "I'm Not One Of These Newfangled Rappers Who Don't Have To Write Sh*t Down".

Lloyd Banks Rates Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Halle Berry & More, "She's A Beamer, I'd Whip That Around Nice"

March 8, 2010 4:50 PM

Playing off of the success of his new single, "Beamer, Benz Or Bentley," Lloyd Banks used car analogies to rate a few of his favorite female stars.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Rates Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Halle Berry & More, "She's A Beamer, I'd Whip That Around Nice".

Lil Wayne Sentenced To Year In Jail, Taken Into Protective Custody

March 8, 2010 3:00 PM

Young Money leader Lil Wayne has finally been sentenced to a year in jail after having his court appearance postponed twice.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Sentenced To Year In Jail, Taken Into Protective Custody.

JBar On Universal Motown Benefits, "[There's] A Whole Staff Just Working For You All Day" [Audio]

March 8, 2010 2:30 PM

SOHH reached out to Soulja Boy's protege JBar to find out what his experience has been like as a new artist on Universal Motown.

Continue reading JBar On Universal Motown Benefits, "[There's] A Whole Staff Just Working For You All Day" [Audio].

Ja Rule Falls "In Love With A Church Girl" In New Movie

March 8, 2010 1:05 PM

Rapper/Actor Ja Rule has been chosen to co-star in the upcoming film I'm In Love With a Church Girl alongside R&B singer Adrienne Bailon.

Continue reading Ja Rule Falls "In Love With A Church Girl" In New Movie.

Royce Da 5'9 Denies Dissing Drake W/ "Over" Freestyle [Audio]

March 8, 2010 12:40 PM

Slaughterhouse's Royce Da 5'9 has denied dissing Drake after making questionable reference to the young rapper at the end of his new "Over" freestyle.

Continue reading Royce Da 5'9 Denies Dissing Drake W/ "Over" Freestyle [Audio].

Waka Flocka Flame Says "F*ck" Young Jeezy's C.T.E. At Concert [Video]

March 8, 2010 12:00 PM

Rapper Waka Flocka Flame continue take shots at Young Jeezy's crew by calling them out at a concert over the weekend.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame Says "F*ck" Young Jeezy's C.T.E. At Concert [Video].

Beastie Boys' MCA On Beating Cancer, "I Am Finally Getting My Energy Back"

March 8, 2010 11:45 AM

The Beastie Boys' Adam "MCA" Yauch recently addressed his battle with cancer last summer and the status of his group's upcoming Hot Sauce album.

Continue reading Beastie Boys' MCA On Beating Cancer, "I Am Finally Getting My Energy Back".

Rhymefest Has Advice For Charles Hamilton, "He's Gotta Find Happiness & Stop Punishing Himself" [Audio]

March 8, 2010 11:20 AM

As Charles Hamilton tries to slip back into the hip-hop spotlight, SOHH reached out to his past rival, Rhymefest, to see if the two rappers are still at odds.

Continue reading Rhymefest Has Advice For Charles Hamilton, "He's Gotta Find Happiness & Stop Punishing Himself" [Audio].

Travis McCoy Gives Nappy Boy Debut A Shape Up, "Unfortunately We Had To Change The Title"

March 8, 2010 10:30 AM

Gym Class Heroes' frontman Travis McCoy has revealed that the title of his upcoming Nappy Boy debut album has been changed.

Continue reading Travis McCoy Gives Nappy Boy Debut A Shape Up, "Unfortunately We Had To Change The Title".

CNN's Capone On NY Rap Making Comeback, "New York Could Just Make One Super Group"

March 8, 2010 10:20 AM

CNN's Capone recently shared his thoughts on the status of New York rap and why artists from the Big Apple should place their egos aside and begin working more closely together.

Continue reading CNN's Capone On NY Rap Making Comeback, "New York Could Just Make One Super Group".

Kid Cudi Addresses Leaked Snoop Dogg Collabo, "If You Can Find It Rock Out"

March 8, 2010 10:15 AM

Rapper Kid Cudi has addressed a recently leaked collaboration with Snoop Dogg and said he is not responsible for the track illegally being released.

Continue reading Kid Cudi Addresses Leaked Snoop Dogg Collabo, "If You Can Find It Rock Out".

Diddy, Styles P, Raekwon, Q-Tip & More Celebrate Mo'Nique's Oscar Win, Talk Academy Awards

March 7, 2010 11:07 PM

Diddy, Styles P, Raekwon, Q-Tip and more have congratulated actress/comedian Mo'Nique for winning an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress at tonight's Academy Awards ceremony.

Continue reading Diddy, Styles P, Raekwon, Q-Tip & More Celebrate Mo'Nique's Oscar Win, Talk Academy Awards.

Boi-1da On Drake's "Thank Me Later" Debut, "It's An Album Of Epic-Ness"

March 7, 2010 2:44 PM

Boi-1da, the producer of Drake's new song "Over," has predicted that the Young Money artist's upcoming debut, Thank Me Later, will be one of the "greatest" hip-hop releases to date.

Continue reading Boi-1da On Drake's "Thank Me Later" Debut, "It's An Album Of Epic-Ness".

T-Pain Downsizes Collabos On "RevolveR" Album, "I Tried To Keep It Light This Time"

March 7, 2010 8:50 AM

Grammy-winning singer T-Pain has updated fans on the status of his forthcoming album, RevolveR, and said he intentionally tried to avoid a project filled with collaborations.

Continue reading T-Pain Downsizes Collabos On "RevolveR" Album, "I Tried To Keep It Light This Time".

R&B Singer D'Angelo Reportedly Arrested By Undercover Cop, Offered Sexual Act

March 7, 2010 8:08 AM

R&B singer D'Angelo was reportedly busted by police yesterday after he offered to perform a sexual act on an undercover policewoman.

Continue reading R&B Singer D'Angelo Reportedly Arrested By Undercover Cop, Offered Sexual Act.

J-Kwon Denies Disappearance Publicity Stunt, "I'm Not Trying To Promote Anything"

March 6, 2010 10:34 PM

Mid-West rapper J-Kwon has denied reports of being missing and said he was never part of an underlying publicity stunt to generate interest in his career.

Continue reading J-Kwon Denies Disappearance Publicity Stunt, "I'm Not Trying To Promote Anything" .

DJ Khaled On His Place In Rap, "I'm Like The LA Reid, The Berry Gordy Of Hip-Hop" [Audio]

March 6, 2010 9:58 PM

Def Jam South president DJ Khaled recently spoke on his status in hip-hop and how he has followed the same game plan as music moguls like LA Reid and Berry Gordy.

Continue reading DJ Khaled On His Place In Rap, "I'm Like The LA Reid, The Berry Gordy Of Hip-Hop" [Audio].

Saigon Breaks Free From Atlantic Records, "[Now] I'm Gonna Play The Game By My Rules" [Video]

March 6, 2010 3:42 PM

New York rapper Saigon has reportedly won his freedom and worked out an agreement to officially part ways with Atlantic Records after being under contract for nearly four years.

Continue reading Saigon Breaks Free From Atlantic Records, "[Now] I'm Gonna Play The Game By My Rules" [Video].

Ice Cube Plans To Reunite W/ Dr. Dre For "I Am The West" Album, "I May Do Comedies But I Ain't No Joke"

March 6, 2010 3:13 PM

West Coast rap veteran Ice Cube has revealed his intent to work with former N.W.A. labelmate Dr. Dre on his upcoming I Am The West album and said he has already chosen a lead single.

Continue reading Ice Cube Plans To Reunite W/ Dr. Dre For "I Am The West" Album, "I May Do Comedies But I Ain't No Joke" .

Drake's "Over" Producer Talks New Single, "It Described Exactly How He Was Feeling At This Moment"

March 6, 2010 8:30 AM

Drake's "Over" producer Boi-1da has explained the process behind creating the Thank Me Later debut single and why there is such a large emphasis on Drizzy's high-paced life.

Continue reading Drake's "Over" Producer Talks New Single, "It Described Exactly How He Was Feeling At This Moment".

UPDATE: DMX's Church Concert Nixed Over Speculated Crowd, Not Rapper

March 6, 2010 8:09 AM

New York rapper DMX's recently cancelled Arizona "gospel rap extravaganza" church concert scheduled for today was reportedly nixed over the sort of audience it would attract and not the actual emcee.

Continue reading UPDATE: DMX's Church Concert Nixed Over Speculated Crowd, Not Rapper.

Drake, Nas & Big Boi To Invade May W/ New Albums

March 6, 2010 7:55 AM

Rappers Drake, Nas and Big Boi will reportedly drop their long-awaited new albums during the month of May.

Continue reading Drake, Nas & Big Boi To Invade May W/ New Albums.

T-Pain Looks To Put On Travis McCoy & Shawnna, "I Want Everyone To Have Their Chance To Shine"

March 6, 2010 7:24 AM

Nappy Boy Entertainment labelhead T-Pain recently spoke on leading a roster containing new acquisitions like Travis McCoy and Shawnna and how he is primarily focused on letting everyone get the spotlight.

Continue reading T-Pain Looks To Put On Travis McCoy & Shawnna, "I Want Everyone To Have Their Chance To Shine".

Freeway On Loon's Conversion Into Islam, "He Progressed So Much"

March 5, 2010 5:45 PM

Muslim rapper Freeway has addressed the progress Bad Boy recording artist Loon has made since converting to Islam.

Continue reading Freeway On Loon's Conversion Into Islam, "He Progressed So Much".

T.I. Producers Promise "Aggressive" Comeback Song, "It's Pretty Hard"

March 5, 2010 5:30 PM

The producers behind T.I.'s upcoming single "I'm Back" say the song is a throwback to the  street-oriented sound the emcee had during his mid-2000's rise to popularity.

Continue reading T.I. Producers Promise "Aggressive" Comeback Song, "It's Pretty Hard".

Bow Wow Doubles Up For Post Retirement Album, "Why Not Kill 2 Birds In 1 Stone?"

March 5, 2010 4:50 PM

Cash Money Records' Bow Wow has announced plans to begin work on his post-retirement album and offer fans a double disc feature.

Continue reading Bow Wow Doubles Up For Post Retirement Album, "Why Not Kill 2 Birds In 1 Stone?".

Birdman Covers Oil Drilling Tattoo, Re-Sparks Gas Venture Controversy

March 5, 2010 4:45 PM

The legitimacy of Bryan "Birdman" Williams' new Bronald Oil & Gas Company has been questioned once again after the rapper covered up his company tattoo.

Continue reading Birdman Covers Oil Drilling Tattoo, Re-Sparks Gas Venture Controversy.

Kanye West Falls In Love W/ Taraji P. Henson On Upcoming "Cleveland Show" Appearance

March 5, 2010 4:15 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West will get animated with actress Taraji P. Henson an upcoming "Cleveland Show" television episode.

Continue reading Kanye West Falls In Love W/ Taraji P. Henson On Upcoming "Cleveland Show" Appearance.

Director Wants Nicki Minaj To Address Remy Ma Tell-All Sex Footage, "She Needs To Come Out & Speak" [Audio]

March 5, 2010 3:25 PM

Cliffy Barz, the director who shot the controversial footage of a Nicki Minaj look-a-like suggesting she had a sexual relationship with Remy Ma wants the Young Money rapper to address the video.

Continue reading Director Wants Nicki Minaj To Address Remy Ma Tell-All Sex Footage, "She Needs To Come Out & Speak" [Audio].

UPDATE: Solar Addresses Guru's Family's Claims, "I Have Not Stopped Anybody From Seeing Him"

March 5, 2010 1:50 PM

Producer Solar has addressed allegations made by Guru's nephew that he prevented the rapper's family from being involved making decisions about his health.

Continue reading UPDATE: Solar Addresses Guru's Family's Claims, "I Have Not Stopped Anybody From Seeing Him".

Waka Flocka Flame Confirms ATL Clash, "Shout Out To Shawty Who Ran Up"

March 5, 2010 1:40 PM

Gucci Mane protege Waka Flocka Flame has confirmed reports that his camp and Young Jeezy's entourage got into a brawl yesterday afternoon.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame Confirms ATL Clash, "Shout Out To Shawty Who Ran Up".

Khia Slams Trina's Naked A**, Lil Wayne Beats The System, Jay-Z Puts Out A Mob Hit

March 5, 2010 11:45 AM

In this week's Pulse Report, we got sh*t spread open like Rosa Acosta as we peel back the last seven days to get Khia's jealous reaction to Trina's sexy/f*cked up leaked photos, applaud Lil Wayne beating the system not once, not twice but three times, watch in awe as the "King" returns, find out who Jay-Z's new squad is and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Khia Slams Trina's Naked A**, Lil Wayne Beats The System, Jay-Z Puts Out A Mob Hit.

Fabolous On Working W/ Nicki Minaj & Cam'ron, "They Were Helpful In Making The Mixtape As Well" [Video]

March 5, 2010 11:40 AM

New York rapper Fabolous has explained why he decided to collaborate with Nicki Minaj and Cam'ron on his recently released mixtape, There Is No Competition 2.

Continue reading Fabolous On Working W/ Nicki Minaj & Cam'ron, "They Were Helpful In Making The Mixtape As Well" [Video].

Rapper Big Pooh On Little Brother's Legacy, "Being The Best Takes A Lot Of Hard Work"

March 5, 2010 11:10 AM

As Little Brother prepares to release their final group album, Leftback, Big Pooh and Phonte have spent time reflecting on the legacy they will leave in hip-hop.

Continue reading Rapper Big Pooh On Little Brother's Legacy, "Being The Best Takes A Lot Of Hard Work".

Young Jeezy On Shawty Redd's Murder Charge, "That's My Little Brother, So It Kinda Hit Close To Home"

March 5, 2010 10:40 AM

Southern rapper Young Jeezy has shared his reaction to the recent arrest of his long-time producer Shawty Redd.

Continue reading Young Jeezy On Shawty Redd's Murder Charge, "That's My Little Brother, So It Kinda Hit Close To Home".

Bizarre Says New D12 Album Is On Deck, "In The Studio W/ Marshall"

March 5, 2010 10:30 AM

D12's Bizarre has announced that he and Eminem are currently working on a new D12 album and they expect to release the project "soon."

Continue reading Bizarre Says New D12 Album Is On Deck, "In The Studio W/ Marshall".

UPDATE: Jay-Z & Beyonce White House Visit Photos Land Online

March 5, 2010 10:15 AM

Photos from Jay-Z's recent visit to the White House to meet President Barack Obama have landed online.

Continue reading UPDATE: Jay-Z & Beyonce White House Visit Photos Land Online.

Drake's "Thank Me Later" Lead Single Drops, "Bout To Go Thriller, Mike Jackson On These N*ggas" [Audio]

March 5, 2010 1:28 AM

Drake's long-awaited Thank Me Later lead single, "Over," has finally been released and features production from "Forever" producer Boi-1da.

Continue reading Drake's "Thank Me Later" Lead Single Drops, "Bout To Go Thriller, Mike Jackson On These N*ggas" [Audio].

Gucci Mane & Young Jeezy's Entourages Brawl In Atlanta, Waka Flocka Sustains Injury

March 5, 2010 12:30 AM

A near-fatal shoot-out between incarcerated rapper Gucci Mane and Young Jeezy's entourages reportedly took place Thursday (March 4) afternoon in Atlanta, Georgia.

Continue reading Gucci Mane & Young Jeezy's Entourages Brawl In Atlanta, Waka Flocka Sustains Injury.

T.I. To Be Officially Released From Halfway House This Month

March 4, 2010 6:05 PM

Rapper T.I. will reportedly be freed from criminal confinement later this month, according to the Federal Bureau of Prison records.

Continue reading T.I. To Be Officially Released From Halfway House This Month.

UPDATE: Missing Rapper J-Kwon Located, Apologizes To Friends & Concerned Fans

March 4, 2010 6:00 PM

Rapper J-Kwon has reportedly been discovered after reports this week claimed he had been missing for more than a month.

Continue reading UPDATE: Missing Rapper J-Kwon Located, Apologizes To Friends & Concerned Fans.

Snoop Dogg Wins Overseas Battle, Fights His Way Back Into The United Kingdom

March 4, 2010 5:55 PM

West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg was granted the right to re-enter the United Kingdom after being banned from the country for over three years.

Continue reading Snoop Dogg Wins Overseas Battle, Fights His Way Back Into The United Kingdom.

Jay-Z Gets Presidential In Washington, DC, "I Just Came From The White House"

March 4, 2010 5:50 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z had a brief meeting with United States President Barack Obama during his recent visit to the White House.

Continue reading Jay-Z Gets Presidential In Washington, DC, "I Just Came From The White House".

Styles P Loads Up "Action Packed Mystery" Book For Summer Release

March 4, 2010 5:30 PM

The LOX's Styles P has opened up about his upcoming fiction novel, Mr. Invincible, and promised the release would be "action packed."

Continue reading Styles P Loads Up "Action Packed Mystery" Book For Summer Release.

Gucci Mane & Nicki Minaj's Booking Agent Denies Reports That His Office Was Raided

March 4, 2010 5:25 PM

Gucci Mane and Nicki Minaj's booking agent Johnnie Cabbell has come forward to deny reports that he was evicted from his Atlanta, Georgia office.

Continue reading Gucci Mane & Nicki Minaj's Booking Agent Denies Reports That His Office Was Raided.

Soulja Boy Tell Em Refutes Probation Reports, "I Did Go To Court But I Just Had To Pay A Fine"

March 4, 2010 5:05 PM

Teen rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has refuted recent reports that claimed he was given probation after fleeing from police during an October 2009 video shoot in Georgia.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Tell Em Refutes Probation Reports, "I Did Go To Court But I Just Had To Pay A Fine".

Big Boi Rolls Cameras For "Sir Lucious" Album, "I'ma Shoot A Video For Just About Every Song"

March 4, 2010 5:05 PM

OutKast's Big Boi has announced that he is shooting a music video for almost every record on his upcoming album, Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty.

Continue reading Big Boi Rolls Cameras For "Sir Lucious" Album, "I'ma Shoot A Video For Just About Every Song".

N.O.R.E. Says CNN/Raekwon Merger Is A One-Album Deal, "We're Business Partners As Opposed To Artists"

March 4, 2010 3:35 PM

CNN's N.O.R.E. has clarified recent reports about signing to Raekwon's Ice Water record label for the release of their new album, The War Report 2.

Continue reading N.O.R.E. Says CNN/Raekwon Merger Is A One-Album Deal, "We're Business Partners As Opposed To Artists".

Lil Wayne's Courthouse Fire Started During An Electrical Accident

March 4, 2010 1:30 PM

Officials say the fire responsible for delaying Lil Wayne's jail sentencing this week was caused by an electrical accident.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Courthouse Fire Started During An Electrical Accident.

Rhymefest On Internet Disses, "Why Does My Existence Disgust This Person?" [Audio]

March 4, 2010 12:45 PM

SOHH reached out to Rhymefest to find out how he handles receiving negative feedback from music fans on social networks like Twitter and MySpace.

Continue reading Rhymefest On Internet Disses, "Why Does My Existence Disgust This Person?" [Audio].

Young Jeezy Promises To Bring The Heat, "I Wanna Own The Summer"

March 4, 2010 11:25 AM

Southern rapper Young Jeezy has promised to make it a hot summer with the release of his new album, Thug Motivation 103, in June.

Continue reading Young Jeezy Promises To Bring The Heat, "I Wanna Own The Summer".

Guru's Nephew Claims Solar Controlled Medical Decisions, "It Was The Family's Right To Have A Say" [Video]

March 4, 2010 11:00 AM

Justin Nicholas-Elam Ruff, the nephew of Gang Starr 's Guru, is alleging that his producer Solar has withheld medical information from the emcee's family.

Continue reading Guru's Nephew Claims Solar Controlled Medical Decisions, "It Was The Family's Right To Have A Say" [Video].

DMX's "Gospel Rap Extravaganza" Church Concert Canceled

March 4, 2010 10:40 AM

The high school that was set to host DMX's "gospel rap extravaganza" this weekend has reportedly canceled the show due to the rapper's involvement with the fundraiser.

Continue reading DMX's "Gospel Rap Extravaganza" Church Concert Canceled.

Fabolous & DJ Drama Say "There Is No Competition 2" Drops Today

March 4, 2010 10:30 AM

New York rapper Fabolous and DJ Drama have promised to release the There Is No Competition 2 mixtape today (March 4) after over two months of delays.

Continue reading Fabolous & DJ Drama Say "There Is No Competition 2" Drops Today.

DJ Khaled's "Victory" Projected To Sell 25K In Its First Week

March 4, 2010 10:15 AM

DJ Khaled's new album, Victory, is reportedly en route to sell up to 25,000 copies in its opening week in retail stores.

Continue reading DJ Khaled's "Victory" Projected To Sell 25K In Its First Week.

Plies Sued Over 2006 Near-Fatal Nightclub Shooting

March 3, 2010 5:55 PM

Southern rapper Plies has reportedly been sued over a 2006 Florida nightclub shooting.

Continue reading Plies Sued Over 2006 Near-Fatal Nightclub Shooting.

Freeway Wants 1-On-1 W/ Alicia Keys, "We Could Make Beautiful Music Together"

March 3, 2010 5:45 PM

Former Roc-A-Fella artist Freeway has sent an open invitation to Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys for a collaboration.

Continue reading Freeway Wants 1-On-1 W/ Alicia Keys, "We Could Make Beautiful Music Together".

Bow Wow Takes On The Political System, "They Want Us To Be Dumb & Not Want Us To Know What's Going On"

March 3, 2010 5:40 PM

Rapper Bow Wow has resorted to speaking on his political views by using Twitter as a means to address his problems with the government.

Continue reading Bow Wow Takes On The Political System, "They Want Us To Be Dumb & Not Want Us To Know What's Going On".

Cash Money's Jay Sean Wants Jay-Z & Beyonce Collabo, "I Know That's Being Extremely Greedy"

March 3, 2010 4:05 PM

Cash Money Records' R&B singer Jay Sean has opened up about his aim to snag a collaboration with Jay-Z and Beyonce.

Continue reading Cash Money's Jay Sean Wants Jay-Z & Beyonce Collabo, "I Know That's Being Extremely Greedy".

UPDATE: Guru Addresses Near-Fatal Heart Attack, "I Am Recovering [But] I'm Weak"

March 3, 2010 2:50 PM

Rapper Guru has addressed recent speculation about his health after he suffered a heart attack and had to have emergency surgery this week.

Continue reading UPDATE: Guru Addresses Near-Fatal Heart Attack, "I Am Recovering [But] I'm Weak".

Memphis Bleek On Turning Down Jay-Z Features, "How Much More Can We Tell People He's My Man?" [Video]

March 3, 2010 2:05 PM

Memphis Bleek recently revealed his reasons for not using a Jay-Z guest feature on his solo projects and for passing up the opportunity to appear on Jay's last four albums.

Continue reading Memphis Bleek On Turning Down Jay-Z Features, "How Much More Can We Tell People He's My Man?" [Video].

Lil Wayne's Jail Sentencing Delayed Again, Ja Rule Breaks News On Twitter

March 3, 2010 1:50 PM

New York rapper Ja Rule reportedly broke the news that Lil Wayne's sentencing has been postponed once again.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Jail Sentencing Delayed Again, Ja Rule Breaks News On Twitter.

Khia Disses Trina Over Stolen Pics, "Bad D*ck Is The Blame"

March 3, 2010 1:25 PM

Female rapper Khia has poked fun at fellow femcee Trina and her recently leaked photos by saying the Diamond Princess may be infected with a disease.

Continue reading Khia Disses Trina Over Stolen Pics, "Bad D*ck Is The Blame".

Sade Cherishes The Top, Black Eyed Peas Hold Down No. 4 & Lil Wayne Falls From Top 5

March 3, 2010 12:50 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Sade remains ahead of her competition, The Black Eyed Peas move down to No. 4 and Lil Wayne finds himself outside of the Top 5.

Continue reading Sade Cherishes The Top, Black Eyed Peas Hold Down No. 4 & Lil Wayne Falls From Top 5.

Young Jeezy Finds His "Motivation," Announces Release Date For New Album

March 3, 2010 11:50 AM

Southern rapper Young Jeezy has announced plans to release his upcoming album Thug Motivation 103 this summer.

Continue reading Young Jeezy Finds His "Motivation," Announces Release Date For New Album.

Nicki Minaj Wants G.O.O.D. Music On Young Money Debut, "I'm Probably Going To Work W/ Kanye West"

March 3, 2010 11:00 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has said she would like Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West to contribute to her upcoming debut album.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Wants G.O.O.D. Music On Young Money Debut, "I'm Probably Going To Work W/ Kanye West".

Mitt Romney On Scuffle W/ Sky Blu, Says He "Tapped Him On The Shoulder"

March 3, 2010 11:00 AM

Former Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney has offered his side of the recent airplane scuffle he had with LMFAO's Sky Blu.

Continue reading Mitt Romney On Scuffle W/ Sky Blu, Says He "Tapped Him On The Shoulder".

UPDATE: T.I.'s Controversial Akoo Billboard Pulled From Street Due To Public Pressure

March 3, 2010 9:38 AM

After causing controversy over its suggestive sexual theme, T.I.'s Akoo Clothing billboard has been replaced in Newark, New Jersey.

Continue reading UPDATE: T.I.'s Controversial Akoo Billboard Pulled From Street Due To Public Pressure.

Keyshia Cole & NBA Star Welcome First Baby Together

March 3, 2010 8:58 AM

R&B singer Keyshia Cole and NBA star Daniel Gibson have reportedly welcomed in the birth of their first child together.

Continue reading Keyshia Cole & NBA Star Welcome First Baby Together.

Diddy Bids Farewell To Lil Wayne, "Hopefully He'll Come Back A Better Person"

March 3, 2010 8:20 AM

Rap mogul Diddy has bid farewell to Lil Wayne as he prepares to begin his jail sentence today.

Continue reading Diddy Bids Farewell To Lil Wayne, "Hopefully He'll Come Back A Better Person".

St. Louis Rapper J-Kwon Reported Missing, Label Pleads For Help Locating Him

March 3, 2010 7:48 AM

J-Kwon, best known for his 2004 hit "Tipsy," has reportedly gone missing and his record label, Gracie Productions has asked the public for help in locating him.

Continue reading St. Louis Rapper J-Kwon Reported Missing, Label Pleads For Help Locating Him.

Pantene Relaxed and Natural User Experience

March 3, 2010 12:00 AM

Continue reading Pantene Relaxed and Natural User Experience.

Kanye West Gets Personal W/ New Blog Posting, "I Never Feel Like I'm Not The Underdog"

March 2, 2010 10:53 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has wasted no time in using his new website to express his personal feelings and speak on the passing of past leaders including pop star Michael Jackson and activist Malcolm X.

Continue reading Kanye West Gets Personal W/ New Blog Posting, "I Never Feel Like I'm Not The Underdog".

Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Drake, Jay-Z & More Tear Down NYC's Madison Square Garden

March 2, 2010 10:20 PM

Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Fabolous, Young Jeezy and more have united this evening at New York City's famed Madison Square Garden for Jay-Z's Blueprint III tour performance.

Continue reading Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Drake, Jay-Z & More Tear Down NYC's Madison Square Garden.

Atlantic Records Behind T.I.'s Twitter Launch, "He's Not Into Twitter, But It's What We Use To Alert People"

March 2, 2010 6:05 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I.'s Twitter account has been closely examined and is reportedly the work of his record label, Atlantic Records.

Continue reading Atlantic Records Behind T.I.'s Twitter Launch, "He's Not Into Twitter, But It's What We Use To Alert People".

Diddy Books Drake & Lil Wayne For "Last Train To Paris" Album, "We're Trying To Get Hov On"

March 2, 2010 5:45 PM

Bad Boy CEO Diddy has updated fans on the status of his forthcoming Last Train to Paris album and said guest spots have already been reserved for Drake, Lil Wayne and Jay-Z.

Continue reading Diddy Books Drake & Lil Wayne For "Last Train To Paris" Album, "We're Trying To Get Hov On".

UPDATE: Trina Breaks Silence On Nude Pics, "I'm Having It Looked Into By The FBI"

March 2, 2010 5:30 PM

Southern rapper Trina has said she is taking legal action to handle the nude and personal images of her that spread online this week.

Continue reading UPDATE: Trina Breaks Silence On Nude Pics, "I'm Having It Looked Into By The FBI".

Lil Wayne's Jail Sentencing Postponed By Courthouse Fire

March 2, 2010 5:15 PM

A fire in a New York courthouse caused Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's jail sentencing to  be delayed until tomorrow.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Jail Sentencing Postponed By Courthouse Fire.

Joell Ortiz Defends NFL Star Michael Vick, Calls Out Al Sharpton Over Dog Fighting Protests

March 2, 2010 3:30 PM

Slaughterhouse's Joell Ortiz has publicly vouched for NFL star Michael Vick after political activist Al Sharpton reportedly signed a request for sponsors to pull their advertisements from the athlete's reality show.

Continue reading Joell Ortiz Defends NFL Star Michael Vick, Calls Out Al Sharpton Over Dog Fighting Protests.

Birdman Loses A Star, Gains Two More

March 2, 2010 2:15 PM

For Caption Diss, the good ol' folks at SOHH are at it again and giving y'all, the everyday readers, a chance of a week-time to toss up that last word. The "Best We've Ever Read" headline gets to rep the SOHH Caption Diss crown for seven days, baby.

Continue reading Birdman Loses A Star, Gains Two More.

DJ Premier, Busta Rhymes & Q-Tip On Guru's Well-Being, "Surgery Was Successful"

March 2, 2010 1:50 PM

DJ Premier, Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip have informed fans of Guru's well-being after the rapper was rushed to a hospital over the weekend and underwent emergency surgery.

Continue reading DJ Premier, Busta Rhymes & Q-Tip On Guru's Well-Being, "Surgery Was Successful".

Tony Yayo Advises Lil Wayne To Smuggle Goods Into Jail, "He Better Cheek All His Drugs" [Video]

March 2, 2010 1:20 PM

Former Rikers Island prison inmate Tony Yayo has shared his insight on what Lil Wayne's jail sentencing today will be like and how his speculated one-year stint behind bars will be "easy."

Continue reading Tony Yayo Advises Lil Wayne To Smuggle Goods Into Jail, "He Better Cheek All His Drugs" [Video].

DMX Headed To Church, Announces "Gospel Rap Extravaganza" Event

March 2, 2010 11:55 AM

Rapper DMX has announced a "gospel rap extravaganza" church performance next weekend in Arizona.

Continue reading DMX Headed To Church, Announces "Gospel Rap Extravaganza" Event.

B.o.B. On Grand Hustle Debut Release Date, "If It Does Change, It'll Only Move Forward Again" [Video]

March 2, 2010 11:35 AM

B.o.B. recently opened up about his debut album under T.I.'s Grand Hustle label.

Continue reading B.o.B. On Grand Hustle Debut Release Date, "If It Does Change, It'll Only Move Forward Again" [Video].

Jay-Z Confirms Mob Squad Song W/ Young Jeezy & Trey Songz, "I'm Trying To Put That Together" [Audio]

March 2, 2010 11:00 AM

Jay-Z has revealed that he is working on music with his new Mob Squad crew which includes Trey Songz and Young Jeezy.

Continue reading Jay-Z Confirms Mob Squad Song W/ Young Jeezy & Trey Songz, "I'm Trying To Put That Together" [Audio].

T-Pain Prepares To Take Over W/ Nappy Boy Digital, "Everybody's Buying The Stuff On The Internet" [Video]

March 2, 2010 10:35 AM

Grammy-winning singer T-Pain recently discussed his motivation for selecting an online only distribution model for his label, Nappy Boy Digital.

Continue reading T-Pain Prepares To Take Over W/ Nappy Boy Digital, "Everybody's Buying The Stuff On The Internet" [Video].

Shawty Lo Apologizes To Fans For "Lazy" Work Ethic, "I Feel I Let Them Down A Little Bit" [Video]

March 2, 2010 10:15 AM

Southern rapper Shawty Lo has publicly apologized to his fans for being absent from the music scene since dropping his debut album, Units in the City, two years ago.

Continue reading Shawty Lo Apologizes To Fans For "Lazy" Work Ethic, "I Feel I Let Them Down A Little Bit" [Video].

The-Dream & Christina Milian Welcome Newborn Baby

March 2, 2010 10:00 AM

R&B singers The-Dream and Christina Milian welcomed their first child, Violet, last week.

Continue reading The-Dream & Christina Milian Welcome Newborn Baby.

T.I. Announces His Return, "[The] King Is Back"

March 1, 2010 10:07 PM

The "King of the South" T.I. has officially joined the popular social network Twitter and promised to make a big announcement later this month.

Continue reading T.I. Announces His Return, "[The] King Is Back".

Mempis Bleek On Touring W/ Jay-Z, "They Say When You Blow Up, You Act Different"

March 1, 2010 5:29 PM

Memphis Bleek recently spoke on touring with long-time friend/rapper Jay-Z and why his role on the Blueprint III tour might boost his ego.

Continue reading Mempis Bleek On Touring W/ Jay-Z, "They Say When You Blow Up, You Act Different".

Floyd Mayweather Blasts Diddy's Rick Ross Co-Sign, "He's Not The Next Biggie Smalls"

March 1, 2010 4:44 PM

Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather has blasted Diddy's recent co-sign of Rick Ross as an artist capable of becoming the next Biggie Smalls.

Continue reading Floyd Mayweather Blasts Diddy's Rick Ross Co-Sign, "He's Not The Next Biggie Smalls".

T.I.'s Akoo Clothing Billboard Stirs Controversy, Suggests Sexual Message [Video]

March 1, 2010 1:30 PM

A sexually suggestive billboard for T.I.'s Akoo clothing company has reportedly drawn controversy in the city of Newark, New Jersey.

Continue reading T.I.'s Akoo Clothing Billboard Stirs Controversy, Suggests Sexual Message [Video].

Lloyd Banks Discusses "Rotten Apple" Follow-Up, "I Won't Drop An Album Until I Feel The Buzz"

March 1, 2010 1:00 PM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has decided to hold-off on announcing a release date for his upcoming Rotten Apple follow-up and said he is most concerned with creating a strong buzz.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Discusses "Rotten Apple" Follow-Up, "I Won't Drop An Album Until I Feel The Buzz".

Jim Jones Beats Florida Assault Charges

March 1, 2010 12:45 PM

Dipset's Jim Jones has reportedly had assault charges against him dropped after he was accused of taking part in the beating of a teenage boy last year in Florida.

Continue reading Jim Jones Beats Florida Assault Charges.

UPDATE: DJ Premier Says Guru Headed To Surgery, "Pray For The Best!"

March 1, 2010 12:30 PM

DJ Premier has updated fans on the status of his Gang Starr sidekick Guru after the rapper suffered cardiac arrest and was rushed to the hospital over the weekend.

Continue reading UPDATE: DJ Premier Says Guru Headed To Surgery, "Pray For The Best!".

Trina Talks Leaked Nude Photos, "I Had Some Pictures Of Me That I Don't Want The World To See" [Audio]

March 1, 2010 10:31 AM

Rapper Trina has revealed that a cell phone she recently lost contains content that she would be "devastated" to see get leaked.

Continue reading Trina Talks Leaked Nude Photos, "I Had Some Pictures Of Me That I Don't Want The World To See" [Audio].

JBar On Motown President Sylvia Rhone's Bad Boss Image, "She Ain't Seem Stuck Up To Me"

March 1, 2010 9:57 AM

In light of past remarks made by Drake calling out Universal Motown president Sylvia Rhone, SOHH spoke with Soulja Boy protege JBar to find out what his recent sit down with the label executive was like.

Continue reading JBar On Motown President Sylvia Rhone's Bad Boss Image, "She Ain't Seem Stuck Up To Me".

Nicki Minaj Preps "Massive" First Single, "It's Gonna Be A F*cking Bomb"

March 1, 2010 9:34 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj and songwriter Sean Garrett have come together to announce the first single off the rapper's forthcoming album called "Massive Attack."

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Preps "Massive" First Single, "It's Gonna Be A F*cking Bomb".

Robin Thicke Co-Signs Jay-Z's "We Are the World" Argument, "He Didn't Say Anything Wrong"

March 1, 2010 9:15 AM

R&B singer Robin Thicke has backed up Jay-Z's recent remarks that the classic "We Are the World" record should not have been "touched."

Continue reading Robin Thicke Co-Signs Jay-Z's "We Are the World" Argument, "He Didn't Say Anything Wrong".

DJ Whoo Kid Ready For "Wu-Massacre" Album, "I Got Respect For Them, I'm Not Gonna Bootleg It" [Video]

March 1, 2010 8:58 AM

G-Unit producer DJ Whoo Kid has given his official co-sign on the upcoming Method Man, Raekwon and Ghostface Killah album release, Wu-Massacre.

Continue reading DJ Whoo Kid Ready For "Wu-Massacre" Album, "I Got Respect For Them, I'm Not Gonna Bootleg It" [Video].

Trey Songz On Jay-Z, "He Is One Of The Most Influential Artists In My Career [&] Life"

March 1, 2010 7:23 AM

R&B singer Trey Songz has opened up about his Blueprint III tour headliner Jay-Z and explained the rap mogul's impact outside of music.

Continue reading Trey Songz On Jay-Z, "He Is One Of The Most Influential Artists In My Career [&] Life".

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