May 2010 Archives

Children Of The Corn's Herb McGruff To End Silence On Mase & Cam'ron

May 31, 2010 8:35 PM

Children of the Corn's Herb McGruff is making his rap comeback with a new mixtape, Past & Present, where he breaks his silence on the late Big L, his relationship with Mase and Cam'ron and more.

Continue reading Children Of The Corn's Herb McGruff To End Silence On Mase & Cam'ron.

Swizz Beatz Coughs Up $334K In Child Support For His Son W/ Mashonda

May 31, 2010 7:34 PM

Producer Swizz Beatz has reportedly met ex-wife Mashonda's $334,000 child support lawsuit demand by paying the debt and avoiding an upcoming court date.

Continue reading Swizz Beatz Coughs Up $334K In Child Support For His Son W/ Mashonda.

SOHH What's Up: JR Writer, Raekwon & Nu Jerzey Devil On The Check-In

May 31, 2010 6:39 PM

Every day, SOHH is checking in on your favorite artists, athletes and entertainment personalities with the daily wake-up call! This Memorial Day, JR Writer, Nu Jerzey Devil and Raekwon told "SOHH, What's Up."

Continue reading SOHH What's Up: JR Writer, Raekwon & Nu Jerzey Devil On The Check-In.

Nicki Minaj Analyzes 50 Cent's Body, Kanye West's Cocky Ego [Video]

May 31, 2010 4:01 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj recently broke down the bodies of 50 Cent and Trey Songz along with explaining why Kanye West's super ego impresses her.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Analyzes 50 Cent's Body, Kanye West's Cocky Ego [Video].

Dr. Dre Goes In-House For "Detox" Production

May 31, 2010 3:03 PM

Rap pioneer Dr. Dre is reportedly working in-house with Aftermath producers Chocolate and DJ Silk for his long-awaited Detox album.

Continue reading Dr. Dre Goes In-House For "Detox" Production.

Havoc Explains His Problem With "Old" Rappers, "If You Haven't Gotten On By 30, Try Something Else" [Video]

May 31, 2010 2:28 PM

Mobb Deep's Havoc recently shared his thoughts on rappers trying to break into the music industry past the age of 30.

Continue reading Havoc Explains His Problem With "Old" Rappers, "If You Haven't Gotten On By 30, Try Something Else" [Video].

Scott Storch Never "Fell Off" During Drug Addiction Battle, "I Had To Rebuild" [Video]

May 31, 2010 10:34 AM

Producer Scott Storch recently talked about never falling off despite a recent battle against drug addiction which forced him out of the public spotlight.

Continue reading Scott Storch Never "Fell Off" During Drug Addiction Battle, "I Had To Rebuild" [Video].

Max B Speaks On Waving Off Jim Jones Contract, "I Told You They Can't Stop It" [Audio]

May 31, 2010 9:48 AM

Incarcerated rapper Max B has confirmed recent reports of being freed from contractual obligations to Dipset's Jim Jones.

Continue reading Max B Speaks On Waving Off Jim Jones Contract, "I Told You They Can't Stop It" [Audio].

Lil Wayne Still Grinding Behind Bars, Says Cory Gunz [Video]

May 31, 2010 9:38 AM

Incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne is still putting in work despite being behind bars, according to newly signed Young Money artist Cory Gunz.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Still Grinding Behind Bars, Says Cory Gunz [Video].

Maino Breaks Down Nicki Minaj's Steez, "It's Easy For Us To Say [Lil] Kim Started The Barbie Thing" [Video]

May 31, 2010 9:01 AM

New York rapper Maino recently broke down Nicki Minaj's style and said Lil Kim is responsible for sparking the "Barbie Movement."

Continue reading Maino Breaks Down Nicki Minaj's Steez, "It's Easy For Us To Say [Lil] Kim Started The Barbie Thing" [Video].

Legendary Status: Swizz Beatz Cherishes A Moment With Late Actor Dennis Hopper

May 31, 2010 12:00 AM

Legendary Status: Swizz Beatz Cherishes A Moment With Late Actor Dennis Hopper

Tupac Shakur Rises From The Dead, "Training Day" Director Confirms Biopic

May 30, 2010 2:46 PM

Training Day director Antoine Fuqua has reportedly confirmed rumors of a Tupac Shakur biopic being in the works.

Continue reading Tupac Shakur Rises From The Dead, "Training Day" Director Confirms Biopic.

Fabolous Sets The Record Straight On Kat Stacks, "Why Would I Send A Dude To Smack A Girl?"

May 30, 2010 10:18 AM

New York rapper Fabolous has stepped forward to clear the air on his alleged recent involvement with groupie Kat Stacks being assaulted by his entourage.

Continue reading Fabolous Sets The Record Straight On Kat Stacks, "Why Would I Send A Dude To Smack A Girl?".

SOHH What's Up: Skillz, Jay Rock, Big Boi, Nitti Beatz & Mysonne On The Check-In

May 30, 2010 10:00 AM

Every day, SOHH is checking in on your favorite artists, athletes and entertainment personalities with the daily wake-up call! Today, Skillz, Jay Rock, Big Boi, Nitti Beatz and Mysonne tell "SOHH, What's Up."

Continue reading SOHH What's Up: Skillz, Jay Rock, Big Boi, Nitti Beatz & Mysonne On The Check-In.

Eminem "Not Afraid" Or Camera Shy, Announces New Music Video Release

May 30, 2010 9:46 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem has decided to treat fans to a visual for his "Not Afraid" single by releasing its music video next weekend.

Continue reading Eminem "Not Afraid" Or Camera Shy, Announces New Music Video Release.

Bizzy Bone To Fight Marijuana, Alcohol Addiction On "Celebrity Rehab"

May 30, 2010 9:22 AM

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's ex-member Bizzy Bone is reportedly set to come clean on his marijuana and alcohol addiction by participating in the planned upcoming "Celebrity Rehab" television series.

Continue reading Bizzy Bone To Fight Marijuana, Alcohol Addiction On "Celebrity Rehab".

Rick Ross Hits The Tweets Hard, "Last Night I Cried Tears Of Joy, What Did I Do To Deserve This?"

May 30, 2010 8:55 AM

With the popularity of Twitter continuing to grow, Rick Ross has become its latest rapper to join the huge social network this weekend.

Continue reading Rick Ross Hits The Tweets Hard, "Last Night I Cried Tears Of Joy, What Did I Do To Deserve This?".

Three's Company: Diddy, Nicki Minaj & DJ Khaled At The "All I Do Is Win" (Remix) Music Video Shoot

May 30, 2010 12:00 AM

Three's Company: Diddy, Nicki Minaj & DJ Khaled At The "All I Do Is Win" (Remix) Music Video Shoot

Kid Cudi Guns Down Late Summer "Man On The Moon 2" Release, "It'll Be Awhile"

May 29, 2010 8:34 PM

Rapper Kid Cudi has updated fans on the status of his upcoming Man on the Moon 2 album, saying a late summer release is likely.

Continue reading Kid Cudi Guns Down Late Summer "Man On The Moon 2" Release, "It'll Be Awhile".

SOHH What's Up: Royce Da 5'9, David Banner, Killer Mike, Somaya Reece & DJ Envy On The Check-In

May 29, 2010 10:34 AM

Every day, SOHH is checking in on your favorite artists, athletes and entertainment personalities with the daily wake-up call! Today, Royce Da 5'9, David Banner, Killer Mike, Somaya Reece & DJ Envy tell "SOHH, What's Up."

Continue reading SOHH What's Up: Royce Da 5'9, David Banner, Killer Mike, Somaya Reece & DJ Envy On The Check-In.

The-Dream Throws In The Towel, "Like Jay-Z Said, Maybe Y'all Will Remember Me When I Fade To Black" [Video]

May 29, 2010 10:08 AM

R&B singer The-Dream has promised to quit making albums after the release of his next project, Love King, due to the fans' lack of appreciation toward music.

Continue reading The-Dream Throws In The Towel, "Like Jay-Z Said, Maybe Y'all Will Remember Me When I Fade To Black" [Video].

Jacki-O Says Peers Dreaming Up Nicki Minaj Beef, "They Wanna See If I'm Gonna Take Shots"

May 29, 2010 9:42 AM

Southern rapper Jacki-O recently talked about the public's hope of her taking on a potential rap beef with female newcomer Nicki Minaj.

Continue reading Jacki-O Says Peers Dreaming Up Nicki Minaj Beef, "They Wanna See If I'm Gonna Take Shots".

50 Cent Doesn't Envision Award For Weight-Loss Movie Role, "It Would Be A Surprise [To Win]"

May 29, 2010 9:17 AM

Actor/Rapper 50 Cent recently talked about his weight-loss for the upcoming Things Fall Apart movie and if he could see himself being recognized for his dedication to portray a cancer victim.

Continue reading 50 Cent Doesn't Envision Award For Weight-Loss Movie Role, "It Would Be A Surprise [To Win]".

Rick Ross Is An A-Town Stomper, "To Really Stay On Top Of Your Beats, You Should Have Presence In Atlanta"

May 29, 2010 9:00 AM

Southern rapper Rick Ross recently highlighted the advantages of being an Atlanta, Georgia artist and why the A may have the best production in comparison to other regions.

Continue reading Rick Ross Is An A-Town Stomper, "To Really Stay On Top Of Your Beats, You Should Have Presence In Atlanta".

Breakfast For Champions: Jay-Z Recently Enjoys A Breakfast Served With Greatness In NYC

May 29, 2010 12:00 AM

Breakfast For Champions: Jay-Z Recently Enjoys A Breakfast Served With Greatness In NYC

Swizz Beatz Stresses Love In First Post-Alicia Keys Pregnancy, Engagement Tweet

May 28, 2010 10:53 PM

Producer Swizz Beatz has shared his first public tweet since this week's confirmation of his engagement to singer Alicia Keys.

Continue reading Swizz Beatz Stresses Love In First Post-Alicia Keys Pregnancy, Engagement Tweet.

Game Not Down With Selling Out, "I Don't Think I Need To Do All That"

May 28, 2010 10:24 PM

West Coast rapper Game recently talked about the lackluster promotion of his upcoming R.E.D. Album and said he does need to over-sell himself for the fans.

Continue reading Game Not Down With Selling Out, "I Don't Think I Need To Do All That".

D12 Get "Serious" On Next Record, "We're Just Trying To Make Good Music"

May 28, 2010 7:21 PM

While known for taking comical approaches to their albums, D12's upcoming third group effort will offer fans more serious content.

Continue reading D12 Get "Serious" On Next Record, "We're Just Trying To Make Good Music".

UPDATE: Kat Stacks Accuses Fabolous' Crew Of Physical Assault, Footage Leaks Online [Video]

May 28, 2010 7:00 PM

Self-proclaimed groupie Kat Stacks has accused rapper Fabolous and his entourage of physical assault and said she is considering a lawsuit.

Continue reading UPDATE: Kat Stacks Accuses Fabolous' Crew Of Physical Assault, Footage Leaks Online [Video].

Kanye West's "Power" Jacked From Rhymefest, Says Producer

May 28, 2010 6:26 PM

The producer behind Kanye West's new "Power" record has come forward to say it was initially made for fellow Chi-town rapper Rhymefest.

Continue reading Kanye West's "Power" Jacked From Rhymefest, Says Producer.

Gary Coleman Dead At 42, Lauren London, DJ Clue, Cool & Dre Share Reactions

May 28, 2010 3:00 PM

Famous child actor Gary Colmen has reportedly passed away today (May 29) at the age of 42.

Continue reading Gary Coleman Dead At 42, Lauren London, DJ Clue, Cool & Dre Share Reactions.

Tony Yayo Says 50 Cent Was Determined To Lose Weight, "He Was Running From The Airport To The Hotel"

May 28, 2010 2:55 PM

G-Unit's Tony Yayo recently talked about 50 Cent's shocking weight-loss and how his mentor's determination pushed him to the limit.

Continue reading Tony Yayo Says 50 Cent Was Determined To Lose Weight, "He Was Running From The Airport To The Hotel".

Jacki-O Calls Out DJ Khaled, "You Get In [Def Jam's] Office & Flip The Script, That's Crazy!"

May 28, 2010 2:40 PM

Southern rapper Jacki-O recently detailed her issues with DJ Khaled and said he has failed to represent their hometown Miami, Florida to the fullest.

Continue reading Jacki-O Calls Out DJ Khaled, "You Get In [Def Jam's] Office & Flip The Script, That's Crazy!".

SOHH What's Up: Grafh, Just Blaze, Wale, Nu Jerzey Devil & Dru Ha On The Check-In

May 28, 2010 1:15 PM

Every day, SOHH is checking in on your favorite artists, athletes and entertainment personalities with the daily wake-up call! Today, Grafh, Just Blaze, Wale, Nu Jerzey Devil and Dru Ha tell "SOHH, What's Up."

Continue reading SOHH What's Up: Grafh, Just Blaze, Wale, Nu Jerzey Devil & Dru Ha On The Check-In.

Dr. Dre Squeezes Ice Cube Into "Detox", Reunites W/ Ex-N.W.A. Member

May 28, 2010 12:25 PM

West Coast rap mogul Dr. Dre has reserved a guest slot for former N.W.A. group member Ice Cube on his long-awaited Detox album.

Continue reading Dr. Dre Squeezes Ice Cube Into "Detox", Reunites W/ Ex-N.W.A. Member.

50 Cent Shows Crackhead Symptoms, Lil Kim Brings Her Head To Roc Nation, Nas' Flopped Album Flops

May 28, 2010 11:15 AM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we kick it back seven days to LMFAO @ 5-0 Cent for putting his a** in Tyrone Biggums-shape for a straight-to-DVD flick, lick our lips at Lil Kim bringing her head to Roc Nation, see why Nas' flopped album was long-expected and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading 50 Cent Shows Crackhead Symptoms, Lil Kim Brings Her Head To Roc Nation, Nas' Flopped Album Flops.

T.I. Not Beefing W/ DJs On "F*ck A Mixtape", "It Got People Thinking, It Got People Talking"

May 28, 2010 11:00 AM

Fresh off the release of his F*ck A Mixtape underground project, T.I. has made sure to inform fans that he is not trying to start a beef with mixtape deejays.

Continue reading T.I. Not Beefing W/ DJs On "F*ck A Mixtape", "It Got People Thinking, It Got People Talking".

Kanye West Fights The "Power" W/ New Record, "They All Said I Was The Obamanation Of Obama's Nation!" [Audio]

May 28, 2010 10:30 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has made his official rap game return with the release of his new record, "Power."

Continue reading Kanye West Fights The "Power" W/ New Record, "They All Said I Was The Obamanation Of Obama's Nation!" [Audio].

Drake Calls Jay-Z's "Light It Up" Collabo Important, "Jay Gave Me A Life Lesson"

May 28, 2010 10:15 AM

Young Money's Drake recently talked about his leaked Jay-Z collaboration, "Light It Up," and said the rap mogul gave him a life lesson.

Continue reading Drake Calls Jay-Z's "Light It Up" Collabo Important, "Jay Gave Me A Life Lesson".

Southern Hospitality: 50 Cent Gets Spotted Looking Lean & Clean In South Carolina

May 28, 2010 12:00 AM

Southern Hospitality: 50 Cent Gets Spotted Looking Lean & Clean In South Carolina

Big Boi Stares Down Competition On "Sir Luscious" Album Cover

May 27, 2010 11:53 PM

The cover art to Big Boi's new Sir Luscious Left Foot album has been released on the Internet.

Continue reading Big Boi Stares Down Competition On "Sir Luscious" Album Cover.

Alicia Keys Pregnant W/ First Child, Set To Marry Swizz Beatz

May 27, 2010 11:32 PM

R&B singer Alicia Keys is officially off the market after announcing being pregnant with her first child from soon-to-be husband/producer Swizz Beatz.

Continue reading Alicia Keys Pregnant W/ First Child, Set To Marry Swizz Beatz.

Jim Jones Waves Good-Bye To Max B Publishing Rights, No Longer Controls Rapper's Career

May 27, 2010 6:05 PM

Dipset's Jim Jones has reportedly lost his publishing rights to incarcerated former associate, Max B.

Continue reading Jim Jones Waves Good-Bye To Max B Publishing Rights, No Longer Controls Rapper's Career.

50 Cent On Horrifying Weight-Loss, "I Had To Discipline Myself Enough Until I Achieved It"

May 27, 2010 6:00 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent explained his decision to lose over 50 pounds for his upcoming Things Fall Apart movie.

Continue reading 50 Cent On Horrifying Weight-Loss, "I Had To Discipline Myself Enough Until I Achieved It".

Lloyd Banks Says New G-Unit Deal Could Make People "Nervous"

May 27, 2010 5:50 PM

New York rapper Lloyd Banks has said G-Unit's new record deal is nearly complete and might cause problems for other artists.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Says New G-Unit Deal Could Make People "Nervous".

Diddy Says Jay Electronica Is An "Endangered" Emcee, "He Represents Real Hip-Hop"

May 27, 2010 5:20 PM

Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy recently talked about what draws him to rap newcomer Jay Electronica and why his relationship with Rick Ross is deeper than rap.

Continue reading Diddy Says Jay Electronica Is An "Endangered" Emcee, "He Represents Real Hip-Hop".

Eminem Pops The Top Off "Recovery", Star-Studded Tracklisting Leaks

May 27, 2010 5:05 PM

Eminem's Recovery tracklisting has leaked online and shows features from rapper Lil Wayne and pop stars like Rihanna and Pink and more.

Continue reading Eminem Pops The Top Off "Recovery", Star-Studded Tracklisting Leaks.

Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy & Swizz Beatz Say "F*ck A Mixtape"

May 27, 2010 3:40 PM

Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy and Keri Hilson will be featured on T.I.'s new underground project, F*ck A Mixtape, which drops today.

Continue reading Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy & Swizz Beatz Say "F*ck A Mixtape".

50 Cent Looks To Notorious B.I.G., 2Pac For "Black Magic" Inspiration

May 27, 2010 1:50 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has looked to late rap icons Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur for inspiration on his upcoming Black Magic album.

Continue reading 50 Cent Looks To Notorious B.I.G., 2Pac For "Black Magic" Inspiration.

Janelle Monae, Nick Cannon, Danja Mowf, Kat Stacks Team & Peter Rosenberg On The Check-In

May 27, 2010 1:20 PM

Every day, SOHH is checking in on your favorite artists, athletes and entertainment personalities with the morning wake-up call! Today, Janelle Monae, Nick Cannon, Danja Mowf, Kat Stacks Team and Peter Rosenberg tell "SOHH, What's Up."

Continue reading Janelle Monae, Nick Cannon, Danja Mowf, Kat Stacks Team & Peter Rosenberg On The Check-In.

Rick Ross Hopes To Make "History" With Unofficial Remixes

May 27, 2010 12:25 PM

Southern rapper Rick Ross recently explained his motivation for making unofficial remixes to current hits.

Continue reading Rick Ross Hopes To Make "History" With Unofficial Remixes.

Dr. Dre Sets Deadline For "Detox" Release Date

May 27, 2010 11:15 AM

Renowned producer Dr. Dre has announced that his long-awaited Detox album should be out this fall.

Continue reading Dr. Dre Sets Deadline For "Detox" Release Date.

T.I. Aiding Lil Wayne Through Jail Bid, "I Know How It Is With Kids, To A Child That's An Eternity"

May 27, 2010 10:55 AM

Formerly incarcerated rapper T.I. revealed that he is trying to help Lil Wayne through his one-year jail bid.

Continue reading T.I. Aiding Lil Wayne Through Jail Bid, "I Know How It Is With Kids, To A Child That's An Eternity".

D12's Swifty McVay's Tax Records Spread Online, Rapper Owes $254K

May 27, 2010 10:40 AM

According to tax records, D12's Ondre "Swifty McVay" Moore reportedly owes the government $254,000 in unpaid taxes.

Continue reading D12's Swifty McVay's Tax Records Spread Online, Rapper Owes $254K.

Drake's "Thank Me Later" Songs Leak, Rapper Addresses Affair W/ Rihanna [Audio]

May 27, 2010 10:15 AM

Songs from Drake's upcoming Thank Me Later debut have begun leaking on the Internet with the unofficial release of "Fireworks" and his Jay-Z collaboration, "Light It Up."

Continue reading Drake's "Thank Me Later" Songs Leak, Rapper Addresses Affair W/ Rihanna [Audio].

Rap Moguls Rock The Big Apple: Dr. Dre & Diddy Hit Up Union Square, NYC

May 27, 2010 12:00 AM

Rap Moguls Rock The Big Apple: Dr. Dre & Diddy Hit Up Union Square, NYC

Diddy Goes Missing On "Last Train To Paris" Album Cover

May 26, 2010 11:50 PM

The cover art to Diddy's upcoming Last Train to Paris album has been released on the Internet.

Continue reading Diddy Goes Missing On "Last Train To Paris" Album Cover.

T.I. Had "No Choice" In Dropping Alfamega, "I Can't Afford To Be Associated With That" [Video]

May 26, 2010 11:43 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. recently defended his decision to break ties with former Grand Hustle associate Alfamega after learning about his past connection as an alleged government informant last year.

Continue reading T.I. Had "No Choice" In Dropping Alfamega, "I Can't Afford To Be Associated With That" [Video].

Rick Ross Says Diddy Partnership Opening "Clothing, Film & Book" Deals

May 26, 2010 5:55 PM

Southern rapper Rick Ross recently expanded on his new partnership with Diddy and why rubbing elbows with the rap mogul has opened the door to possible clothing, film and book deals.

Continue reading Rick Ross Says Diddy Partnership Opening "Clothing, Film & Book" Deals.

Kanye West Joins Arizona's Immigration Law Protesters

May 26, 2010 5:55 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West is reportedly joining a group of artists protesting Arizona's controversial immigration enforcement law.

Continue reading Kanye West Joins Arizona's Immigration Law Protesters.

Dr. Dre Departs From Old Habits On "Detox", Says Scott Storch

May 26, 2010 5:50 PM

Producer Scott Storch recently talked about Dr. Dre's long-awaited Detox album and said the rap veteran is taking a fresh approach to the project's overall sound.

Continue reading Dr. Dre Departs From Old Habits On "Detox", Says Scott Storch.

VH1 Hip Hop Honors Producers Defend "Dirty South" Showcase

May 26, 2010 5:20 PM

VH1 Hip Hop Honors producers Nelson George and Fab Five Freddy have defended this year's "Dirty South" showcase in light of recent criticism.

Continue reading VH1 Hip Hop Honors Producers Defend "Dirty South" Showcase.

50 Cent's Shocking Weight-Loss Photos Revealed, "I Was Starving"

May 26, 2010 4:45 PM

Photographic evidence that 50 Cent went on an intense weight-loss diet for his new movie, Things Fall Apart, has landed online.

Continue reading 50 Cent's Shocking Weight-Loss Photos Revealed, "I Was Starving".

Freeway Ricky Ross On Rick Ross Lawsuit, "It Ain't Even Really Against William Roberts"

May 26, 2010 3:35 PM

Former drug kingpin Freeway Ricky Ross has stepped forward to address his lawsuit against Rick Ross over the commercial usage of his name.

Continue reading Freeway Ricky Ross On Rick Ross Lawsuit, "It Ain't Even Really Against William Roberts".

Nas & Damian Marley Make A Relatively Big Start At No. 5, Janelle Monae Breaks Top 20, Talib Kweli & Hi-Tek Debut

May 26, 2010 2:00 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Nas and Damian Marley open at No. 5, Janelle Monae lands in Top 20 and Talib Kweli & Hi-Tek make their return to the charts.

Continue reading Nas & Damian Marley Make A Relatively Big Start At No. 5, Janelle Monae Breaks Top 20, Talib Kweli & Hi-Tek Debut.

Young Buck, DJ Envy, Mysonne, Dame Grease & JR Writer On The Check-In

May 26, 2010 1:30 PM

Every day, SOHH is checking in on your favorite artists, athletes and entertainment personalities with the morning wake-up call! Today, Young Buck, DJ Envy, Mysonne, Dame Grease, JR Writer and Rhymefest tell "SOHH, What's Up."

Continue reading Young Buck, DJ Envy, Mysonne, Dame Grease & JR Writer On The Check-In.

M.I.A. Questions Lady Gaga's Impact, "You Can't Really Say That She's Culturally A Change"

May 26, 2010 12:40 PM

M.I.A. recently questioned whether or not Lady Gaga should be compared to iconic performer Madonna.

Continue reading M.I.A. Questions Lady Gaga's Impact, "You Can't Really Say That She's Culturally A Change".

Mannie Fresh Says Mystikal "Learned Some Lessons" From Jail

May 26, 2010 12:15 PM

Producer Mannie Fresh recently revealed that he is now working with rapper Mystikal who was released from jail earlier this year.

Continue reading Mannie Fresh Says Mystikal "Learned Some Lessons" From Jail.

Kanye West's "Good A** Job" Records Made NYC Fans Go Nuts, Says Scram Jones

May 26, 2010 11:30 AM

Producer Scram Jones has confirmed that Kanye West played unreleased music for New York City party goers last weekend in Manhattan.

Continue reading Kanye West's "Good A** Job" Records Made NYC Fans Go Nuts, Says Scram Jones.

Eminem Supported T.I. Through Prison Bid, "It Was Incredibly Noble Of Him"

May 26, 2010 10:50 AM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. recently revealed that Eminem helped support him as he served time in prison last year on a felony weapons charge.

Continue reading Eminem Supported T.I. Through Prison Bid, "It Was Incredibly Noble Of Him".

Nicki Minaj Brings Barbie Power To VIBE, "Check Out A Sneak Peak Of My Cover!"

May 26, 2010 10:35 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has announced that she will be featured on the cover of VIBE's June issue.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Brings Barbie Power To VIBE, "Check Out A Sneak Peak Of My Cover!".

Drake Can't Take The Heat, "I Can Never Hold Down Young Money Because I'm Not Lil Wayne"

May 26, 2010 10:15 AM

Young Money's Drake recently talked about leading the way for his camp and why he could never fill Lil Wayne's shoes.

Continue reading Drake Can't Take The Heat, "I Can Never Hold Down Young Money Because I'm Not Lil Wayne".

Gucci Mane Recruits Keyshia Dior For A Shot In His New Music Video

May 26, 2010 12:00 AM

Gucci Mane Recruits Keyshia Dior For A Shot In His New Music Video

Rick Ross Packs Diddy, Styles P, Birdman & More For "Albert Anastasia" EP

May 25, 2010 11:46 PM

Rapper Rick Ross has packed Diddy, Styles P, Birdman and more artists for his new Albert Anastasia EP.

Continue reading Rick Ross Packs Diddy, Styles P, Birdman & More For "Albert Anastasia" EP.

T.I. Predicts Drake's "Thank Me Later" First Week Sales [Video]

May 25, 2010 11:16 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. has revealed his prediction of Drake's Thank Me Later first-week album sales.

Continue reading T.I. Predicts Drake's "Thank Me Later" First Week Sales [Video].

Freeway Ricky Ross' Nephew To Rick Ross, "If You Ain't A Stand-Up Cat, Don't Use A Stand-Up Guy's Name"

May 25, 2010 5:55 PM

Ex-drug kingpin Freeway Ricky Ross' nephew/rapper, Slim da Mobster, has shed light on his uncle's issues with Def Jam's Rick Ross using his name as a rap alias.

Continue reading Freeway Ricky Ross' Nephew To Rick Ross, "If You Ain't A Stand-Up Cat, Don't Use A Stand-Up Guy's Name".

Suge Knight Accused Of Masterminding Murder Plot

May 25, 2010 5:45 PM

Former Death Row Records owner Marion "Suge" Knight is being accused of masterminding a botched murder of a California man.

Continue reading Suge Knight Accused Of Masterminding Murder Plot.

T.I. Traps Eminem & Lady Gaga For "King Uncaged"

May 25, 2010 5:05 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. has locked-in pop sensation Lady Gaga and rap star Eminem for his upcoming King Uncaged album.

Continue reading T.I. Traps Eminem & Lady Gaga For "King Uncaged".

Jay-Z Takes Over Rolling Stone, Writes "500 Greatest Songs" Editorial

May 25, 2010 4:45 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z has reportedly taken his pen game to the next level by writing an editorial piece for Rolling Stone Magazine.

Continue reading Jay-Z Takes Over Rolling Stone, Writes "500 Greatest Songs" Editorial.

Kelis Says Nas' Son Is Destined For Stardom, "There's No Way You Can Deny He's Musically Inclined"

May 25, 2010 3:40 PM

R&B singer Kelis recently said that, Knight, her son with Nas, may grow up to follow in his parents' musical footsteps.

Continue reading Kelis Says Nas' Son Is Destined For Stardom, "There's No Way You Can Deny He's Musically Inclined".

Kanye West To Amber Rose: Shut That A** Up...& Your Mouth Too!!!

May 25, 2010 2:35 PM

For Caption Diss, the good ol' folks at SOHH are back at it giving y'all, the doggies, a chance to come up with the final word(s). The "Best We've Ever Read" headline gets to rock that SOHH Cap Diss title for one week.

Continue reading Kanye West To Amber Rose: Shut That A** Up...& Your Mouth Too!!!.

Mobb Deep's Havoc Says Prodigy Is "Still Doing His Thing Behind Bars" [Video]

May 25, 2010 2:15 PM

Mobb Deep's Havoc recently updated fans on the status of incarcerated rapper Prodigy.

Continue reading Mobb Deep's Havoc Says Prodigy Is "Still Doing His Thing Behind Bars" [Video].

Angela Yee, Skillz, Daz Dillinger, Kat Stacks, DJ Kay Slay On The Check-In

May 25, 2010 1:20 PM

Every day, SOHH is checking in on your favorite artists, athletes and entertainment personalities with the morning wake-up call! Today, Angela Yee, Skillz, Daz Dillinger, Kat Stacks, DJ Kay Slay and more tell "SOHH, What's Up."

Continue reading Angela Yee, Skillz, Daz Dillinger, Kat Stacks, DJ Kay Slay On The Check-In.

Common Blames Corporations For Music's Downfall, "Hip-Hop Does Not Have The Same Impact Today"

May 25, 2010 12:55 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Common recently said corporations are responsible for the hip-hop's current condition.

Continue reading Common Blames Corporations For Music's Downfall, "Hip-Hop Does Not Have The Same Impact Today".

Mannie Fresh Understands Bangladesh's "F*ck Cash Money" Rant, "It's A Slimy Business"

May 25, 2010 11:45 AM

Former Cash Money Records artist /producer Mannie Fresh recently addressed producer Bangladesh's accusations that he wasn't compensated for his work with the camp.

Continue reading Mannie Fresh Understands Bangladesh's "F*ck Cash Money" Rant, "It's A Slimy Business".

Wu-Tang Clan, Slick Rick, Rakim & More To Invade Rock The Bells 2010 Tour

May 25, 2010 10:40 AM

The Wu-Tang Clan, Slick Rick, Rakim and more have been named as headlining acts for the 7th annual Rock The Bells summer tour.

Continue reading Wu-Tang Clan, Slick Rick, Rakim & More To Invade Rock The Bells 2010 Tour.

Freeway Rick Ross Wants His Name Back, Sues Rick Ross

May 25, 2010 10:15 AM

Former drug kingpin Ricky "Freeway" Ross is attempting to take back control of his name by filing a lawsuit against rapper Rick Ross.

Continue reading Freeway Rick Ross Wants His Name Back, Sues Rick Ross.

Nas & Kelis' Divorce Is Official, Child Support Battle Rages On

May 25, 2010 8:16 AM

Former couple Nas and Kelis have officially had their marriage terminated.

Continue reading Nas & Kelis' Divorce Is Official, Child Support Battle Rages On.

D. Bail Chops It Up With G-Unit's Lloyd Banks

May 25, 2010 12:02 AM

D. Bail Chops It Up With G-Unit's Lloyd Banks

T.I. Let's Us "Know" About New Single, "Prison Ain't Changed Me, It Made Me Worse. Right, Pac?"

May 24, 2010 11:50 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. has treated fans to his second single from the upcoming King Uncaged album called "Yeah Ya Know (Takers)."

Continue reading T.I. Let's Us "Know" About New Single, "Prison Ain't Changed Me, It Made Me Worse. Right, Pac?".

Tony Yayo Promises Big Guns Popping In "S.W.A.T. 2", "It's Going To Be A Lot Of Shooting"

May 24, 2010 10:36 PM

G-Unit's Tony Yayo recently chopped it up about his upcoming flick, S.W.A.T. 2 and promised plenty of action.

Continue reading Tony Yayo Promises Big Guns Popping In "S.W.A.T. 2", "It's Going To Be A Lot Of Shooting".

Eminem Gets Boxed In On "Recovery" Album Cover

May 24, 2010 9:46 PM

The cover art to Eminem's upcoming Recovery album has landed online and features the rapper trapped in a glass box.

Continue reading Eminem Gets Boxed In On "Recovery" Album Cover.

Eminem Delayed The Release Of Dr. Dre's "Under Pressure" Single W/ Jay-Z

May 24, 2010 6:00 PM

Dr. Dre's "Under Pressure" Jay-Z collaboration was reportedly delayed because of Eminem's recent "Not Afraid" release.

Continue reading Eminem Delayed The Release Of Dr. Dre's "Under Pressure" Single W/ Jay-Z.

Somaya Reece Confused By Joe Budden's Disses, "He's Like Verbally & Mentally Abusive" [Video]

May 24, 2010 6:00 PM

Former Joe Budden girlfriend Somaya Reece recently spoke on her short-lived relationship with the rapper.

Continue reading Somaya Reece Confused By Joe Budden's Disses, "He's Like Verbally & Mentally Abusive" [Video].

David Banner Says Rap Is Crumbling, "Don't Blame It On No Regions Or Anybody"

May 24, 2010 5:55 PM

Southern rapper David Banner recently spoke on the ailing rap industry and why all regions should be held responsible for its current condition.

Continue reading David Banner Says Rap Is Crumbling, "Don't Blame It On No Regions Or Anybody".

Drake Pays Homage To Aaliyah, Samples Voice On "Thank Me Later"

May 24, 2010 4:55 PM

Young Money rapper Drake has paid homage to the memory of late singer Aaliyah by using her vocals on a leaked Thank Me Later track.

Continue reading Drake Pays Homage To Aaliyah, Samples Voice On "Thank Me Later".

"Female Rappers, You Gotta Be Sexy & Look Like Nicki Minaj" -Sha Money XL

May 24, 2010 2:30 PM

I have the next stable of artists right now. They're right in the stable, right now. I'm gonna be signing them all up, so I already have the next wave of artists.

Continue reading "Female Rappers, You Gotta Be Sexy & Look Like Nicki Minaj" -Sha Money XL.

M.I.A. On Hip-Hop Veterans, "Jay-Z's Ambition Was To Be Frank Sinatra & Nas Was Sticking To Knowledge"

May 24, 2010 2:15 PM

Rapper M.I.A. recently shared her thoughts on the difference between Jay-Z and Nas and explained how both rap stars took different routes to success.

Continue reading M.I.A. On Hip-Hop Veterans, "Jay-Z's Ambition Was To Be Frank Sinatra & Nas Was Sticking To Knowledge".

Kanye West Emerges In NYC With New "Good A** Job" Records

May 24, 2010 1:30 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West reportedly previewed new tracks from his upcoming Good A** Job album in New York City over the weekend.

Continue reading Kanye West Emerges In NYC With New "Good A** Job" Records.

Somaya Reece, Lil Cease, Raekwon, N.O.R.E. & Big Boi On The Check-In

May 24, 2010 12:10 PM

Every day, SOHH is checking in on your favorite artists, athletes and entertainment personalities with the morning wake-up call! Today, Somaya Reece, Lil Cease, N.O.R.E., Raekwon, Big Boi and Mick Boogie tell "SOHH, What's Up."

Continue reading Somaya Reece, Lil Cease, Raekwon, N.O.R.E. & Big Boi On The Check-In .

Red Cafe Goes Hard At Bad Boy, "How Could You Fall Back When Running W/ The Man Who Never Sleeps?"

May 24, 2010 12:05 PM

Newly signed Bad Boy Records artist Red Cafe recently talked about how joining forces with Diddy inspires him to work hard.

Continue reading Red Cafe Goes Hard At Bad Boy, "How Could You Fall Back When Running W/ The Man Who Never Sleeps?".

Big Boi Defines Freestyle, "The New Style Is Just Reciting Some Sh*t You Wrote"

May 24, 2010 11:00 AM

OutKast's Big Boi recently shared his thoughts on the new wave of artists who pass off pre-written raps as freestyles.

Continue reading Big Boi Defines Freestyle, "The New Style Is Just Reciting Some Sh*t You Wrote".

Kanye West Slapped Amber Rose With "Seven Figure" Gag Order

May 24, 2010 10:42 AM

More reports on Kanye West's alleged gag order on Amber Rose have surfaced with sources claiming she is being paid at least a million dollars to remain silent.

Continue reading Kanye West Slapped Amber Rose With "Seven Figure" Gag Order.

Fabolous Ready To Face Jay-Z & Ludacris At BET Awards, "I Can't Wait To Go There" [Video]

May 24, 2010 9:36 AM

Grammy-nominated rapper Fabolous recently shared his reaction to receiving a BET Award nomination and confirmed his attendance at this year's annual showcase.

Continue reading Fabolous Ready To Face Jay-Z & Ludacris At BET Awards, "I Can't Wait To Go There" [Video].

Styles P Plans New LOX Album For The "Top Of The Year" [Video]

May 24, 2010 9:16 AM

The LOX's Styles P has said his group's long-awaited album will be put on hold until the top of next year.

Continue reading Styles P Plans New LOX Album For The "Top Of The Year" [Video].

Game Prepares To Jump Into A Pool Of Foam Blocks At L.A.'s Fantasy Factory

May 24, 2010 12:00 AM

Game Prepares To Jump Into A Pool Of Foam Blocks At L.A.'s Fantasy Factory

Lil Chuckee To Kat Stacks, "If You Want To Get Fame Off Young Money, Do It The Right Way" [Video]

May 23, 2010 11:45 PM

Young Money's Lil Chuckee has shared his thoughts on self-proclaimed groupie Kat Stacks after her recent claims of sexual relations with multiple artists.

Continue reading Lil Chuckee To Kat Stacks, "If You Want To Get Fame Off Young Money, Do It The Right Way" [Video].

Nicki Minaj Undergoes New Rap Alias, "I've Officially Changed My Name"

May 23, 2010 11:21 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has decided to change up her rap alias according to a Twitter message she wrote Sunday (May 23) evening.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Undergoes New Rap Alias, "I've Officially Changed My Name".

Fat Joe Lets Trey Songz Record Out The Bag, "The City & Streets Ain't Gonna Be The Same" [Video]

May 23, 2010 12:23 PM

Terror Squad leader Fat Joe has announced plans to drop his new Trey Songz single, "If It Ain't About Money," tomorrow (May 24) night on New York radio station Hot 97.

Continue reading Fat Joe Lets Trey Songz Record Out The Bag, "The City & Streets Ain't Gonna Be The Same" [Video].

Rick Ross Chops Down Misconceptions, "I Was Always The Fat Black Dude W/ Cheap Shoes On" [Video]

May 23, 2010 11:33 AM

Rick Ross recently talked about overcoming the public's misconceptions and why he has had to prove himself to the fans over a period of time.

Continue reading Rick Ross Chops Down Misconceptions, "I Was Always The Fat Black Dude W/ Cheap Shoes On" [Video].

J. Cole On Nas Comparisons, "It's Like When They Called Everybody The Next Jordan" [Video]

May 23, 2010 11:00 AM

Roc Nation's J. Cole recently talked about being compared to rap veteran Nas and why he is not yet comfortable with accepting the comparison.

Continue reading J. Cole On Nas Comparisons, "It's Like When They Called Everybody The Next Jordan" [Video].

Drake Craves Legendary Status, "I Really Want To Grow & Be That Guy"

May 23, 2010 7:00 AM

Young Money's Drake recently talked about moving past receiving rap co-signs and earning the right to inherit legendary status amongst fans.

Continue reading Drake Craves Legendary Status, "I Really Want To Grow & Be That Guy".

Lil Kim Throws Up The Roc, Signs With Jay-Z's Roc Nation

May 23, 2010 6:00 AM

New York rapper Lil Kim has reportedly signed a deal to join Jay-Z's management company, Roc Nation.

Continue reading Lil Kim Throws Up The Roc, Signs With Jay-Z's Roc Nation.

Kanye West Emerges In New York City's SoHo Shopping Section

May 23, 2010 12:01 AM

Kanye West Emerges In New York City's SoHo Shopping Section

Crest 3D White User Experience Blog 1: The Skeptic

May 23, 2010 12:00 AM

I admit I am a bit of a skeptic. I'm also pretty low maintenance so I've never been into all of these products that claim to tighten your abs, whiten your teeth or eliminate lines. So when SOHH partnered with P&G and offered me the chance to test out Crest 3D White toothpaste, I didn't expect much.

Continue reading Crest 3D White User Experience Blog 1: The Skeptic.

Kanye West's New Record Will "Shock Everybody", DJ Semtex Says

May 22, 2010 2:00 PM

Radio personality DJ Semtex has reportedly shared his thoughts on Kanye West's upcoming new single and called it shocking.

Continue reading Kanye West's New Record Will "Shock Everybody", DJ Semtex Says.

Cam'ron Embraces Southern Hospitality, "We're Gonna Be Down Here For A Few Months Recording"

May 22, 2010 1:30 PM

Dipset's Cam'ron has decided to embrace the South by recording his next set of music projects in Atlanta.

Continue reading Cam'ron Embraces Southern Hospitality, "We're Gonna Be Down Here For A Few Months Recording".

Young Money's Tyga Says Lil Wayne Is "Holding His Head Up"

May 22, 2010 10:30 AM

Young Money's Tyga recently updated fans on the status of incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne since he was placed in Rikers Island earlier this year.

Continue reading Young Money's Tyga Says Lil Wayne Is "Holding His Head Up".

Rick Ross Vibed With Stacey Dash For "Super High" Video, "I Take My Hat Off To Her"

May 22, 2010 9:00 AM

Southern rapper Rick Ross recently talked about riding alongside Stacey Dash in his new music video, "Super High."

Continue reading Rick Ross Vibed With Stacey Dash For "Super High" Video, "I Take My Hat Off To Her".

Lloyd Banks Seeks Controversial Features On "Hunger For More 2" [Video]

May 22, 2010 8:00 AM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks recently discussed his upcoming Hunger For More 2 album and revealed his decision to include "controversial" guest features.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Seeks Controversial Features On "Hunger For More 2" [Video].

Janet Jackson Gets Low With Her New Haircut In London

May 22, 2010 12:00 AM

Janet Jackson Gets Low With Her New Haircut In London

Diddy Believes In Nicki Minaj's Greatness, "Her Story Has Just Begun"

May 21, 2010 11:12 PM

Rap mogul Diddy recently talked about joining forces with Nicki Minaj and why the Young Money emcee will go down as one of hip-hop's "great" artists.

Continue reading Diddy Believes In Nicki Minaj's Greatness, "Her Story Has Just Begun".

Dolla's Murderer Set Free, Found Not Guilty In Fatal Shooting

May 21, 2010 10:42 PM

A man accused of killing rapper Roderick "Dolla" Burton has been acquitted for fatally shooting the rap newcomer in California last year.

Continue reading Dolla's Murderer Set Free, Found Not Guilty In Fatal Shooting.

Lil Wayne's Jail Time Is A Joke, Nicki Minaj's $100K Sex Tape For Sale, Lloyd Banks' "Beamer" Crashes

May 21, 2010 8:00 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we lock and load seven days back to feel like dumb a**es for taking Lil Wayne's jail time serious, learn about Nicki Minaj's sex tape hitting the market, try to understand how Lloyd Banks' "Beamer, Benz or Bentley" remix got so f*cked up and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Jail Time Is A Joke, Nicki Minaj's $100K Sex Tape For Sale, Lloyd Banks' "Beamer" Crashes.

Nas Buries "Greatest Rapper Of All-Time" Debate, "There Is No Best MC"

May 21, 2010 5:14 PM

Rap veteran Nas has taken on the popular "Greatest Rapper of All Time" debate and said no emcee is worthy of being credited as the best.

Continue reading Nas Buries "Greatest Rapper Of All-Time" Debate, "There Is No Best MC".

Drake Accepts "Thank Me Later" Pressure, "It Actually Feels Like My Last Album"

May 21, 2010 4:43 PM

Young Money's Drake has accepted the challenge to deliver his all on the upcoming Thank Me Later debut and promised to continue promoting it long after its release next month.

Continue reading Drake Accepts "Thank Me Later" Pressure, "It Actually Feels Like My Last Album".

Lil Cease Demands Justice In Notorious B.I.G. & 2Pac Murder Case, "They're Treating Them Like Nobodies"

May 21, 2010 4:15 PM

Junior M.A.F.I.A's Lil Cease has spoken up on the 13-year investigation of Notorious B.I.G.'s murder and said authorities have not taken the case seriously.

Continue reading Lil Cease Demands Justice In Notorious B.I.G. & 2Pac Murder Case, "They're Treating Them Like Nobodies".

Memphis Bleek Calls The Roc "Dead", Says No Bad Blood Toward Dame Dash

May 21, 2010 3:30 PM

Jay-Z protege Memphis Bleek recently spoke on the status of Roc-A-Fella Records and shared his thoughts on Dame Dash resurrecting the company.

Continue reading Memphis Bleek Calls The Roc "Dead", Says No Bad Blood Toward Dame Dash .

Pharrell's N.E.R.D. Album Keeps Girls Waiting, Release Date Pushed Back

May 21, 2010 2:45 PM

Pharrell Williams' N.E.R.D. album, Nothing, has reportedly been pushed back to early September.

Continue reading Pharrell's N.E.R.D. Album Keeps Girls Waiting, Release Date Pushed Back.

Suge Knight's Lawyer Addresses Arrest, "He Is Not A Person Who Would Carry A Gun"

May 21, 2010 12:20 PM

An attorney for Suge Knight has stepped forward to address the rap mogul's arrest this week on gun charges.

Continue reading Suge Knight's Lawyer Addresses Arrest, "He Is Not A Person Who Would Carry A Gun".

DJ Khaled Defends Spitting Rhymes, "I'm Not A Rapper, I'm Having Fun" [Video]

May 21, 2010 10:42 AM

DJ Khaled has defended his decision to kick a few rhymes on his new "All I Do Is Win" remix which features him making his debut as an emcee.

Continue reading DJ Khaled Defends Spitting Rhymes, "I'm Not A Rapper, I'm Having Fun" [Video].

Kanye West Puts Amber Rose On Lock Down, Issues Gag Order

May 21, 2010 10:28 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has reportedly placed a gag order on model girlfriend Amber Rose.

Continue reading Kanye West Puts Amber Rose On Lock Down, Issues Gag Order.

Rick Ross Channels Notorious B.I.G.'s Emotions, Ability To Story-Tell

May 21, 2010 9:55 AM

Southern rapper Rick Ross recently talked about his admiration for the late Notorious B.I.G. and explained what characteristics he takes from the iconic emcee.

Continue reading Rick Ross Channels Notorious B.I.G.'s Emotions, Ability To Story-Tell .

Nas Abandons The Big Apple For Hollywood, "I'm With The Lakers Now"

May 21, 2010 9:29 AM

Rap veteran Nas recently talked about the upcoming NBA Finals and why he has left his New York roots to show support for the Los Angeles Lakers.

Continue reading Nas Abandons The Big Apple For Hollywood, "I'm With The Lakers Now".

Diddy, Busta Rhymes, Raekwon & More Remember The Notorious B.I.G.

May 21, 2010 9:00 AM

Diddy, Busta Rhymes, Raekwon and more have paid homage to the late Notorious B.I.G. on his 38th birthday.

Continue reading Diddy, Busta Rhymes, Raekwon & More Remember The Notorious B.I.G..

Beyonce Cools Off During Her White House Performance

May 21, 2010 12:00 AM

Beyonce Cools Off During Her White House Performance In Washington, DC

Peedi Crakk On Dame Dash Resurrecting The Roc, "I Could See That Happening"

May 20, 2010 6:25 PM

State Property's Peedi Crakk has shared his reaction to Dame Dash's recent claims of resurrecting Roc-A-Fella Records.

Continue reading Peedi Crakk On Dame Dash Resurrecting The Roc, "I Could See That Happening".

Drake's Star-Studded "Thank Me Later" Tracklisting Leaks Online

May 20, 2010 5:50 PM

Young Money artist Drake's Thank Me Later debut album tracklisting has leaked online and shows guest features by Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj, T.I. and more.

Continue reading Drake's Star-Studded "Thank Me Later" Tracklisting Leaks Online.

Memphis Bleek Kicks Game To J. Cole, "Never Second Guess What [You're] Doing"

May 20, 2010 5:30 PM

Former Roc-A-Fella artist Memphis Bleek has kicked some advice to Ron Nation's J. Cole as he prepares to drop his upcoming debut album.

Continue reading Memphis Bleek Kicks Game To J. Cole, "Never Second Guess What [You're] Doing".

Nas Says Hip-Hop "Died Several Times"

May 20, 2010 5:05 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Nas, who once declared that hip-hop was dead, recently spoke on the new wave of artists who are helping to keep the genre evolving.

Continue reading Nas Says Hip-Hop "Died Several Times".

Young Chris Says Jay-Z Didn't Jack His Flow, "We All Fed Off Each Other"

May 20, 2010 4:40 PM

Former Roc-A-Fella member Young Chris has stepped forward to address Peedi Crakk's claim that Jay-Z intentionally "stole" his rapping style.

Continue reading Young Chris Says Jay-Z Didn't Jack His Flow, "We All Fed Off Each Other".

DMX Brings Back VH1's "Behind The Music," Speaks On 25 Year-Long Drug Addiction

May 20, 2010 4:05 PM

Incarcerated rapper Earl "DMX" Simmons will help re-launch VH1's "Behind The Music" series next month by discussing his personal life from childhood to rap stardom.

Continue reading DMX Brings Back VH1's "Behind The Music," Speaks On 25 Year-Long Drug Addiction.

Gudda Gudda Discusses Lil Wayne's Absence, "He Just Tells Me To Keep Going" [Video]

May 20, 2010 1:40 PM

Young Money's Gudda Gudda recently talked about keeping in touch with Lil Wayne as the label head serves time in Rikers Island.

Continue reading Gudda Gudda Discusses Lil Wayne's Absence, "He Just Tells Me To Keep Going" [Video].

Diddy Open To Filling "American Idol" Judge Vacancy, "Please, Can I Have The Job?"

May 20, 2010 1:05 PM

Rap mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs has claimed that he would be interested in replacing television personality Simon Cowell on the popular show, "American Idol."

Continue reading Diddy Open To Filling "American Idol" Judge Vacancy, "Please, Can I Have The Job?".

Rick Ross On G-Unit's Sha Money XL At Def Jam, "There's No Animosity Here"

May 20, 2010 11:50 AM

Southern rapper Rick Ross has opened up about G-Unit associate Sha Money XL being appointed as the new Senior VP of A&R at Def Jam.

Continue reading Rick Ross On G-Unit's Sha Money XL At Def Jam, "There's No Animosity Here".

Drake Goes Far "Away From Home," Adds International Dates To His Tour

May 20, 2010 11:15 AM

Young Money's Drake has announced that he will be extending his Away From Home tour to Europe and Canada.

Continue reading Drake Goes Far "Away From Home," Adds International Dates To His Tour.

Death Row Records Ex-Owner Suge Knight Arrested In Los Angeles

May 20, 2010 10:55 AM

Former Death Row Records owner Marion "Suge" Knight was reportedly arrested this morning in the Los Angeles, California area.

Continue reading Death Row Records Ex-Owner Suge Knight Arrested In Los Angeles.

No I.D. On Common's "Believer" Album, "We're Trying To Push The Envelope A Little Further"

May 20, 2010 10:25 AM

Producer No I.D. has updated fans on the status of Common's forthcoming Believer album and said it could represent the rapper's biggest release ever.

Continue reading No I.D. On Common's "Believer" Album, "We're Trying To Push The Envelope A Little Further".

Fabolous Eyes "Loso's Way 2" Release Date, "I'm Trying To Get It Out For Thanksgiving" [Video]

May 20, 2010 10:15 AM

Grammy-nominated rapper Fabolous has narrowed down a release for his upcoming Loso's Way 2 album.

Continue reading Fabolous Eyes "Loso's Way 2" Release Date, "I'm Trying To Get It Out For Thanksgiving" [Video].

Mike Posner Opens Up For Drake In Los Angeles, California

May 20, 2010 12:00 AM

Mike Posner Opens Up For Drake In Los Angeles, California

Lil Wayne Confirms Rikers Island MP3 Bust, "I Got In A Little Trouble" [Video]

May 19, 2010 11:55 PM

Incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne has confirmed reports of being busted by Rikers Island officials for recently possessing music contraband.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Confirms Rikers Island MP3 Bust, "I Got In A Little Trouble" [Video].

Nas Speaks On Fact-Checking His Rhymes, "I Was Never That Kind Of [Perfectionist] Artist"

May 19, 2010 11:30 PM

Grammy-nominated rapper Nas recently talked about taking heat for misconstrued rhymes and lack of fact checking in his lyrics.

Continue reading Nas Speaks On Fact-Checking His Rhymes, "I Was Never That Kind Of [Perfectionist] Artist".

Just Blaze Weighs In On Peedi Crakk/Jay-Z Conflict, "Everybody Feeds Off Everybody"

May 19, 2010 11:21 PM

Former Roc-A-Fella Records producer Just Blaze has weighed in on Peedi Crakk's recent remarks of Jay-Z "stealing" his ex-labelmates' styles.

Continue reading Just Blaze Weighs In On Peedi Crakk/Jay-Z Conflict, "Everybody Feeds Off Everybody".

UPDATE: Kat Stacks Responds To Fabolous, "We Didn't F*ck At The Crown Plaza Hotel In Manhattan?" [Video]

May 19, 2010 10:21 PM

Internet reality star Kat Stacks has responded to a recent Fabolous interview where he denied having any connection to her.

Continue reading UPDATE: Kat Stacks Responds To Fabolous, "We Didn't F*ck At The Crown Plaza Hotel In Manhattan?" [Video].

Mystikal To Rap Stars In Jail, "Wise Up With The Decisions You Make, Especially If You F*cking Successful"

May 19, 2010 6:00 PM

Mystikal has shared his stance on rap stars like Lil Wayne and Gucci Mane doing time behind bars and offered some words of wisdom.

Continue reading Mystikal To Rap Stars In Jail, "Wise Up With The Decisions You Make, Especially If You F*cking Successful".

Nas & Damian Marley's "Distant Relatives" To Sell 50K In First-Week

May 19, 2010 5:45 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Nas and Damian Marley's Distant Relatives collaboration album is reportedly en route to sell up to 50,000 copies in its first week sales.

Continue reading Nas & Damian Marley's "Distant Relatives" To Sell 50K In First-Week.

Diddy Details Lil Wayne Rikers Island Visit, "It Wouldn't Have Been Right If I Didn't Go See Him"

May 19, 2010 5:05 PM

Diddy recently discussed his trip to Rikers Island to visit incarcerated Young Money rapper Lil Wayne.

Continue reading Diddy Details Lil Wayne Rikers Island Visit, "It Wouldn't Have Been Right If I Didn't Go See Him".

Peedi Crakk Accuses Jay-Z Of Taking Young Chris' Flow, "He Steals Swag, Ideas & Concepts"

May 19, 2010 4:40 PM

State Property's Peedi Crakk has accused Jay-Z of stealing the flow of former Roc-A-Fella associate Young Chris.

Continue reading Peedi Crakk Accuses Jay-Z Of Taking Young Chris' Flow, "He Steals Swag, Ideas & Concepts".

Kanye West Restricts Website To Adults-Only, Warns Visitors Of Explicit Material

May 19, 2010 4:35 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has decided to restrict his personal website to viewers 18 years of age or older.

Continue reading Kanye West Restricts Website To Adults-Only, Warns Visitors Of Explicit Material.

Rick Ross Confirms "Teflon Don" Release Date Pushback, "June 29th Was A Little Too Premature"

May 19, 2010 3:20 PM

Def Jam artist Rick Ross has confirmed recent reports that his new album Teflon Don has been delayed through July.

Continue reading Rick Ross Confirms "Teflon Don" Release Date Pushback, "June 29th Was A Little Too Premature".

Fabolous Says He Passed On Kat Stacks, "Unfortunately She Didn't Get Chosen For [My] Video" [Video]

May 19, 2010 2:00 PM

New York rapper Fabolous recently opened up about his rumored connection with Kat Stacks and explained why he decided not to feature her in his "Body Ya" music video.

Continue reading Fabolous Says He Passed On Kat Stacks, "Unfortunately She Didn't Get Chosen For [My] Video" [Video].

Justin Bieber Returns To The Top, B.o.B. Locks Down Top 20 & Bruno Mars Debuts On The Charts

May 19, 2010 12:45 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, teen sensation Justin Bieber returns to the top, B.o.B. holds down Top 20 and newcomer Bruno Mars lands on the charts.

Continue reading Justin Bieber Returns To The Top, B.o.B. Locks Down Top 20 & Bruno Mars Debuts On The Charts.

J. Cole Says NBA Star LeBron James Is A Fan Of His Music

May 19, 2010 12:25 PM

Roc Nation's J. Cole has revealed that NBA superstar LeBron James is a fan of his music.

Continue reading J. Cole Says NBA Star LeBron James Is A Fan Of His Music.

T-Pain Explains "RevolveR" Album Delay, "It's Hard To Sell Records Unless You're Susan Boyle"

May 19, 2010 11:15 AM

Grammy-winning singer T-Pain recently explained the delay behind his RevolveR album and said he would not rush the project out to retail outlets.

Continue reading T-Pain Explains "RevolveR" Album Delay, "It's Hard To Sell Records Unless You're Susan Boyle".

Young Money's Jae Millz Busted By Cops In New York, "I'm Getting Arrested!"

May 19, 2010 10:50 AM

Last night, Young Money's Jae Millz tweeted that he got into more trouble with the law and was arrested in New York.

Continue reading Young Money's Jae Millz Busted By Cops In New York, "I'm Getting Arrested!".

B.o.B. Talks All City Chess Club W/ Lupe Fiasco, Asher Roth, Wale & More

May 19, 2010 10:30 AM

Southern rapper B.o.B. recently revealed more details about his new supergroup, All City Chess Club, which includes Asher Roth, Lupe Fiasco, Charles Hamilton, J. Cole and more.

Continue reading B.o.B. Talks All City Chess Club W/ Lupe Fiasco, Asher Roth, Wale & More.

Lil Cease Compares Rick Ross & Nicki Minaj To Notorious B.I.G. & Lil Kim

May 19, 2010 10:15 AM

New York rapper Lil Cease recently discussed the comparisons between Rick Ross and Nicki Minaj and the late Notorious B.I.G. and Lil Kim.

Continue reading Lil Cease Compares Rick Ross & Nicki Minaj To Notorious B.I.G. & Lil Kim.

Ludacris & His Lady Friend Walk Down The World Music Awards Red Carpet

May 19, 2010 12:00 AM

Ludacris & His Lady Friend Walk Down The World Music Awards Red Carpet

Nas Co-Signed Jay-Z's "Empire State Of Mind" Hit, "Now We Have Another Anthem To Be Proud Of"

May 18, 2010 11:33 PM

Grammy-nominated rapper Nas recently talked about the success of Jay-Z's 2009 hit, "Empire State of Mind," and what it represented for New York.

Continue reading Nas Co-Signed Jay-Z's "Empire State Of Mind" Hit, "Now We Have Another Anthem To Be Proud Of".

T.I. On Akoo Clothing Still Up & Running, "I Just Wanna Continue To Diversify"

May 18, 2010 10:47 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. recently updated fans on the status of his Akoo Clothing line and promised to keep the brand striving to innovate throughout 2010.

Continue reading T.I. On Akoo Clothing Still Up & Running, "I Just Wanna Continue To Diversify".

Diddy Says Rick Ross Connection Is Deeper Than Management, "[We're] Doing A Partnership" [Video]

May 18, 2010 10:19 PM

Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy has clarified his relationship with Rick Ross and said he has developed a partnership with the Def Jam artist.

Continue reading Diddy Says Rick Ross Connection Is Deeper Than Management, "[We're] Doing A Partnership" [Video].

The LOX's Styles P On NY Rap Unity, "If You A New York Rapper, You Bred Different"

May 18, 2010 5:55 PM

The LOX's Styles P recently shared his thoughts on unity within New York hip-hop and why rappers from the Big Apple are bred to be competitive toward one another.

Continue reading The LOX's Styles P On NY Rap Unity, "If You A New York Rapper, You Bred Different".

Jay-Z & Beyonce To Face-Off At BET Awards 2010, Lead Nominees

May 18, 2010 5:40 PM

Hip-Hop married couple Jay-Z and Beyonce will face-off in three categories at this year's BET Awards ceremony.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Beyonce To Face-Off At BET Awards 2010, Lead Nominees.

Nas Regrets Not Appearing On Raekwon's "OB4CL2" Album, "I Definitely Wish I Was On That"

May 18, 2010 5:15 PM

Rap veteran Nas recently talked about regretting a chance to collaborate with Raekwon for the rapper's long-awaited 2009 release, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx 2.

Continue reading Nas Regrets Not Appearing On Raekwon's "OB4CL2" Album, "I Definitely Wish I Was On That".

Mashonda Takes Swizz Beatz To Court, Demands $334K In Unpaid Child Support

May 18, 2010 5:00 PM

R&B singer Mashonda Dean is reportedly demanding over $334,000 in unpaid child support payments from her ex-husband/producer Swizz Beatz.

Continue reading Mashonda Takes Swizz Beatz To Court, Demands $334K In Unpaid Child Support.

Rick Ross' Stacey Dash & Ne-Yo "Super High" Music Video Debuts

May 18, 2010 4:25 PM

The music video for Rick Ross' "Super High" Teflon Don lead single that features Stacey Dash and singer Ne-Yo has debuted online.

Continue reading Rick Ross' Stacey Dash & Ne-Yo "Super High" Music Video Debuts.

Pitbull & Cypress Hill Take Stand Against Arizona's Immigration Law, Cancel Multiple Concerts

May 18, 2010 4:15 PM

Hispanic rappers Pitbull, Cypress Hill and more have reportedly called off multiple Arizona concerts to protest the state's controversial immigration enforcement law.

Continue reading Pitbull & Cypress Hill Take Stand Against Arizona's Immigration Law, Cancel Multiple Concerts.

The-Dream Covers Aaliyah's "One In A Million," Responds To Criticism [Audio]

May 18, 2010 2:15 PM

R&B singer The-Dream has recorded a cover of late singer Aaliyah's "One In A Million."

Continue reading The-Dream Covers Aaliyah's "One In A Million," Responds To Criticism [Audio].

Drake Shoots Down Stars, Love & His Career?

May 18, 2010 1:50 PM

For Caption Diss, the good ol' folks at SOHH are back at it giving y'all, the doggies, a chance to come up with the final word(s). The "Best We've Ever Read" headline gets to rock that SOHH Cap Diss title for one week.

Continue reading Drake Shoots Down Stars, Love & His Career?.

J. Cole Inspired By Eminem & Canibus, "I Used To Hang [Their] Raps On My Wall" [Video]

May 18, 2010 12:40 PM

Roc Nation's J. Cole recently credited rap veterans Eminem and Canibus with inspiring his early rhymes.

Continue reading J. Cole Inspired By Eminem & Canibus, "I Used To Hang [Their] Raps On My Wall" [Video].

Ludacris To Release An Adult Version Of His "Sex Room" Music Video

May 18, 2010 11:55 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris has revealed that there will be an adult version of his upcoming new music video "Sex Room."

Continue reading Ludacris To Release An Adult Version Of His "Sex Room" Music Video.

Nas On Moving Past Kelis Drama, "Working On This Record Got Me Through It"

May 18, 2010 11:35 AM

Rap veteran Nas recently talked about progressing through his relationship problems with estranged wife/singer Kelis by working on the new collaboration album, Distant Relatives.

Continue reading Nas On Moving Past Kelis Drama, "Working On This Record Got Me Through It".

David Banner Says T.I. Called Beef Inevitable, "He Told Me You're Not Gonna Get Along W/ Everybody"

May 18, 2010 11:25 AM

Southern rapper David Banner recently spoke with SOHH about the popularity of beefs within hip-hop and revealed a conversation he had with T.I. about some conflict being inevitable.

Continue reading David Banner Says T.I. Called Beef Inevitable, "He Told Me You're Not Gonna Get Along W/ Everybody".

Diddy Reveals Romance Woes, "I've Had A Lot Of Material Things But I've Never Conquered Love"

May 18, 2010 10:30 AM

Rap mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs recently opened up about his romance woes and why has not been successful in love.

Continue reading Diddy Reveals Romance Woes, "I've Had A Lot Of Material Things But I've Never Conquered Love".

Rick Ross' "Teflon Don" Reportedly Pushed Back, New Release Date Revealed

May 18, 2010 10:15 AM

Southern rapper Rick Ross' Teflon Don album has reportedly been pushed back to July.

Continue reading Rick Ross' "Teflon Don" Reportedly Pushed Back, New Release Date Revealed.

Trina parties at Heathrow Nightclub on South Beach

May 18, 2010 12:00 AM

Trina parties at Heathrow Nightclub on South Beach.

Bad News Brown Claims To Be Rap's First Harmonica Artist, "I'm No Drake, Jay-Z [Or] Lil Wayne" [Video]

May 17, 2010 11:48 PM

Rap newcomer Bad News Brown has stepped forward to declare himself as the first-ever hip-hop harmonica player.

Continue reading Bad News Brown Claims To Be Rap's First Harmonica Artist, "I'm No Drake, Jay-Z [Or] Lil Wayne" [Video].

Mystikal Makes His Rap Comeback W/ Lloyd, "[New Orleans] Is Gonna Love Me For This One" [Video]

May 17, 2010 10:10 PM

Former jailed rapper Mystikal has made his official rap comeback alongside singer Lloyd in the new music video, "Set Me Free."

Continue reading Mystikal Makes His Rap Comeback W/ Lloyd, "[New Orleans] Is Gonna Love Me For This One" [Video].

B.o.B. Calls Debut Album's Top Charting Success "Unexpected" [Video]

May 17, 2010 9:42 PM

Grand Hustle rapper B.o.B. has shared his reaction to The Adventures of Bobby Ray debuting atop the charts earlier this month.

Continue reading B.o.B. Calls Debut Album's Top Charting Success "Unexpected" [Video].

Lloyd Banks Defends Remixing "Beamer" Beat, "50 Cent Brought It To My Attention To Change The Element"

May 17, 2010 6:05 PM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has credited 50 Cent for influencing him to change the beat for the officical remix to "Beamer, Benz or Bentley."

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Defends Remixing "Beamer" Beat, "50 Cent Brought It To My Attention To Change The Element".

Drake's "Find Your Love" Video Upsets Jamaican Officials, "Gun Culture Is Not Enhancing [Our Reputation]"

May 17, 2010 6:00 PM

Jamaican officials are reportedly upset by the usage of guns and violence in Young Money rapper Drake's "Find Your Love" music video.

Continue reading Drake's "Find Your Love" Video Upsets Jamaican Officials, "Gun Culture Is Not Enhancing [Our Reputation]".

Diddy On Running The Rap Game, "There Is Nobody Who Can F*ck With Me"

May 17, 2010 5:20 PM

Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy speaks on his run in the rap game and being an urban innovator on his first-ever XXL Magazine cover feature which drops next month.

Continue reading Diddy On Running The Rap Game, "There Is Nobody Who Can F*ck With Me".

50 Cent Relies On Eminem's Opinion, "I Play Him The Records & Get His Response" [Video]

May 17, 2010 4:25 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent recently talked about his relationship with Eminem and how much he considers the Grammy-winning rapper's opinion of his music.

Continue reading 50 Cent Relies On Eminem's Opinion, "I Play Him The Records & Get His Response" [Video].

Redman Discusses Nicki Minaj's Rap Critics, "Either They're Gonna Love/Hate But They Gotta Respect You" [Video]

May 17, 2010 3:40 PM

Rap veteran Redman recently vouched for Nicki Minaj and addressed the recent criticism her camp has received for their style and image.

Continue reading Redman Discusses Nicki Minaj's Rap Critics, "Either They're Gonna Love/Hate But They Gotta Respect You" [Video].

Ice Cube Recounts N.W.A. Split, "I Wanted Dr. Dre To Do 'AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted'"

May 17, 2010 3:10 PM

Actor/Rapper Ice Cube recently recounted his split from iconic rap group N.W.A. (N*ggaz Wit Attitude) in the early 1990's and revealed his aim to have Dr. Dre aboard his AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted project.

Continue reading Ice Cube Recounts N.W.A. Split, "I Wanted Dr. Dre To Do 'AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted'".

Little Brother's Big Pooh On J. Cole, "He's Taking The Nas Approach"

May 17, 2010 1:15 PM

With rap newcomer J. Cole's buzz continuing to grow, SOHH spoke with Little Brother's Big Pooh to find out how he feels about seeing his fellow North Carolina artist shine.

Continue reading Little Brother's Big Pooh On J. Cole, "He's Taking The Nas Approach".

Cash Money's Jay Sean On Jailed Lil Wayne, "[Baby & Slim] See Him Once A Week"

May 17, 2010 12:15 PM

Cash Money Records' Jay Sean has revealed that label founders Baby and Slim visit their incarcerated artist, Lil Wayne, on a weekly basis.

Continue reading Cash Money's Jay Sean On Jailed Lil Wayne, "[Baby & Slim] See Him Once A Week".

Travie McCoy Justifies "Forgetting Katy Perry" Project, "This Sh*t Is Out For The Public Consumption Anyway"

May 17, 2010 10:35 AM

Gym Class Heroes' Travie McCoy recently opened up about his upcoming Forgetting Katy Perry mixtape and why the project is more of a parody than diss to his ex-girlfriend.

Continue reading Travie McCoy Justifies "Forgetting Katy Perry" Project, "This Sh*t Is Out For The Public Consumption Anyway".

Eminem "Impressed" By Rap Newcomer Yelawolf, "This Dude's Serious" [Video]

May 17, 2010 10:20 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem has reportedly co-signed newly signed Interscope Records artist, Yelawolf.

Continue reading Eminem "Impressed" By Rap Newcomer Yelawolf, "This Dude's Serious" [Video].

Kelis' "Flesh Tone" Album Cover Art Revealed

May 17, 2010 10:10 AM

The cover art to Kelis' upcoming Flesh Tone album has been released on the Internet.

Continue reading Kelis' "Flesh Tone" Album Cover Art Revealed.

Kanye West's "Good A** Job" To Skip Summer Release

May 17, 2010 8:30 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West's Good A** Job album is reportedly going to miss its planned release next month and come out in September.

Continue reading Kanye West's "Good A** Job" To Skip Summer Release.

Common & Queen Latifah's "Just Wright" Earns $8.5 Mil Opening Weekend

May 17, 2010 8:00 AM

Rappers Common and Queen Latifah's new movie, Just Wright, opened the weekend at No. 4 with $8.5 million in box office sales.

Continue reading Common & Queen Latifah's "Just Wright" Earns $8.5 Mil Opening Weekend.

Capone-N-Nore Put On For Their City At The Set Of The "Hood Pride" Video Shoot

May 17, 2010 12:00 AM

Capone-N-Nore Put On For Their City At The Set Of The "Hood Pride" Video Shoot

Game's "R.E.D. Album" Reportedly Gets Pushed Back

May 16, 2010 2:31 PM

West Coast rapper Game's R.E.D. Album has reportedly been pushed back to July.

Continue reading Game's "R.E.D. Album" Reportedly Gets Pushed Back.

Drake On Long-Awaited Debut, "I Didn't Make This Album For Commercial Purposes"

May 16, 2010 10:00 AM

More details surrounding Drake's upcoming Thank Me Later album have been revealed including the roles Timbaland and Jay-Z have on his debut.

Continue reading Drake On Long-Awaited Debut, "I Didn't Make This Album For Commercial Purposes".

Kat Stacks' Mother Explains Chopper City Drug & Rape Rumors, "I Can Be 'Scarface' If You Mess With My Daughter" [Video]

May 16, 2010 8:00 AM

The mother of self-proclaimed groupie Kat Stacks has stepped forward to address recent rumors of her daughter being drugged and raped by rapper Chopper City.

Continue reading Kat Stacks' Mother Explains Chopper City Drug & Rape Rumors, "I Can Be 'Scarface' If You Mess With My Daughter" [Video].

D12's Bizarre Says Eminem Leads The Pack, "Right Now It's Time For Marshall To Do His Thing"

May 16, 2010 7:00 AM

D12's Bizarre recently spoke on Eminem and what it will take to get the crew in the studio for their forthcoming new group project.

Continue reading D12's Bizarre Says Eminem Leads The Pack, "Right Now It's Time For Marshall To Do His Thing".

Young Buck Addresses Tennessee Flood, "You Have No Idea What We Lost Today" [Audio]

May 16, 2010 6:30 AM

Southern rapper Young Buck has released a new song called "Under Water" addressing the recent Tennessee flood.

Continue reading Young Buck Addresses Tennessee Flood, "You Have No Idea What We Lost Today" [Audio].

AZ Speaks On Firm Reunion Likelihood, "Anything Is Possible" [Video]

May 16, 2010 6:00 AM

New York rapper AZ recently spoke on the possibility of reuniting with Nas, Foxy Brown, Nature and Cormega for a Firm reunion.

Continue reading AZ Speaks On Firm Reunion Likelihood, "Anything Is Possible" [Video].

The Carters Watch The New York Yankees Play The Minnesota Twins In The Bronx, NY

May 16, 2010 12:00 AM

The Carters Watch The New York Yankees Play The Minnesota Twins In The Bronx, NY

Jay-Z To Release Album Hits Catalogue Next Month

May 15, 2010 11:30 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Jay-Z will reportedly be dropping his album hits catalogue next month with the release of The Hits Collection Volume 1.

Continue reading Jay-Z To Release Album Hits Catalogue Next Month.

Drake Reveals Alicia Keys' "Thank Me Later" Guest Appearance

May 15, 2010 9:00 AM

Young Money's Drake has revealed Alicia Keys will be a confirmed guest feature on his upcoming Thank Me Later debut.

Continue reading Drake Reveals Alicia Keys' "Thank Me Later" Guest Appearance.

Rick Ross' "Super High" Music Video Explained, "The Concept Actually Came From Me & Diddy"

May 15, 2010 8:00 AM

Rick Ross and Ne-Yo have revealed the concept of their upcoming "Super High" music video off the rapper's forthcoming album, Telfon Don.

Continue reading Rick Ross' "Super High" Music Video Explained, "The Concept Actually Came From Me & Diddy".

Swizz Beatz On Jay-Z's "On To The Next One" Single, "That Was Definitely For My Album"

May 15, 2010 7:30 AM

Producer Swizz Beatz recently talked about working with artists like Jay-Z and how the rap king's "On To The Next One" was actually a record from his own solo project.

Continue reading Swizz Beatz On Jay-Z's "On To The Next One" Single, "That Was Definitely For My Album".

Rhymefest Talks "El Che" Visuals, "I Have A Video For Every Song On The Album"

May 15, 2010 7:00 AM

Chicago rapper Rhymefest has announced having a music video for every record off his upcoming sophomore album, El Che.

Continue reading Rhymefest Talks "El Che" Visuals, "I Have A Video For Every Song On The Album".

Tila Tequila Gives A Special "Hello" To Kanye West's Girlfriend, Amber Rose

May 15, 2010 12:00 AM

Tila Tequila gives a special "hello" to Kanye West's girlfriend, Amber Rose.

UPDATE: Solar Emerges To Address Hacker, "The Documents Were Manipulated To Trash My Reputation"

May 14, 2010 11:40 PM

Producer Solar has spoken out to defend himself in light of a hacker taking over his Twitter and e-mail accounts to leak out personal photographs and financial documents.

Continue reading UPDATE: Solar Emerges To Address Hacker, "The Documents Were Manipulated To Trash My Reputation".

Young Money's Lil Twist On Lil Wayne's Absence, "I Don't Even Think My Bro Did Anything Wrong"

May 14, 2010 11:35 PM

Young Money's Lil Twist has shared his thoughts on Lil Wayne's current incarceration on a gun conviction and explained how he is managing to carry on for the jailed rapper.

Continue reading Young Money's Lil Twist On Lil Wayne's Absence, "I Don't Even Think My Bro Did Anything Wrong".

Fat Joe's "The Darkside Volume 1" Album Cover Revealed

May 14, 2010 11:19 PM

The cover art to Fat Joe's upcoming Darkside solo album has been released on the Internet today.

Continue reading Fat Joe's "The Darkside Volume 1" Album Cover Revealed.

DJ Kay Slay Questions Jay Electronica's NY Remarks, Promises "No Shots Fired!!"

May 14, 2010 6:05 PM

New York radio personality DJ Kay Slay has addressed Jay Electronica's recent remarks about rappers from the Big Apple and denied being involved in a beef with the Southern emcee.

Continue reading DJ Kay Slay Questions Jay Electronica's NY Remarks, Promises "No Shots Fired!!".

Solar's Twitter Hacker Threatens More Leaks, "I've Got A Sh*tload Of Pics Of Him Cheating"

May 14, 2010 6:00 PM

The man responsible for hacking Solar's Twitter and e-mail accounts has stepped forward and threatened to leak more damaging information.

Continue reading Solar's Twitter Hacker Threatens More Leaks, "I've Got A Sh*tload Of Pics Of Him Cheating".

Juelz Santana On Dipset Reunion, "If The Fans Want An Album, We Can Do That"

May 14, 2010 5:45 PM

Dipset's Juelz Santana has shared his reaction to the recent reunion of Jim Jones and Cam'ron.

Continue reading Juelz Santana On Dipset Reunion, "If The Fans Want An Album, We Can Do That".

Tony Yayo Recalls Being Dropped From Interscope, "It Was A Crushing Thing"

May 14, 2010 5:25 PM

G-Unit's Tony Yayo revealed how he reacted to getting dropped from Interscope Records last year.

Continue reading Tony Yayo Recalls Being Dropped From Interscope, "It Was A Crushing Thing".

Game Is Still A Jay-Z Groupie, Gucci Mane Is For The Kids, Lil Wayne Locks Down Rikers Island

May 14, 2010 5:00 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we jump back seven days to find out why Game is such a f*cking Jay-Z groupie, watch killer Gucci Mane reform himself for the kids after jail, take in a dose of Lil Wayne's Rikers Island antics and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Game Is Still A Jay-Z Groupie, Gucci Mane Is For The Kids, Lil Wayne Locks Down Rikers Island.

Swizz Beatz Adopts NY School, "I'm In The Middle Of Sponsoring, Funding & Helping Rebuild Them"

May 14, 2010 3:45 PM

Producer Swizz Beatz has given back to his community by promising to help rebuild a Bronx, New York charter school.

Continue reading Swizz Beatz Adopts NY School, "I'm In The Middle Of Sponsoring, Funding & Helping Rebuild Them".

Sha Money XL Wants To Help Rick Ross Win, "Beef Don't Make Money"

May 14, 2010 3:15 PM

Newly appointed Def Jam A&R Sha Money XL recently spoke with SOHH about being employed at the same label as his associate 50 Cent's rap rival, Rick Ross.

Continue reading Sha Money XL Wants To Help Rick Ross Win, "Beef Don't Make Money".

50 Cent's "Caught In The Crossfire" Gets Straight-To-DVD Summer Release

May 14, 2010 2:50 PM

The release of 50 Cent's upcoming straight-to-DVD film, Caught in the Crossfire,  is scheduled for mid-summer.

Continue reading 50 Cent's "Caught In The Crossfire" Gets Straight-To-DVD Summer Release.

Jay Electronica Teams With 50 Cent For Road Trip, "I'm Touring With G-Unit"

May 14, 2010 1:20 PM

Rapper Jay Electronica has announced that he will be touring with 50 Cent and G-Unit at the end of the month.

Continue reading Jay Electronica Teams With 50 Cent For Road Trip, "I'm Touring With G-Unit".

Lloyd Banks' "Beamer" Remix Features Ludacris, Jadakiss, The-Dream, Yo Gotti [Audio]

May 14, 2010 10:50 AM

G-Unit rapper Lloyd Banks' "Beamer, Benz or Bentley" remix with Ludacris, Jadakiss, The-Dream and Yo Gotti has been released.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks' "Beamer" Remix Features Ludacris, Jadakiss, The-Dream, Yo Gotti [Audio].

Nelly Recruits Usher, Jamie Foxx & More For "5.O" Album

May 14, 2010 10:40 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Nelly has reportedly recruited Usher, Jamie Foxx, Dr. Luke and more for his upcoming new album, 5.O.

Continue reading Nelly Recruits Usher, Jamie Foxx & More For "5.O" Album.

Diddy's Lil Wayne Jail Visit Confirmed, "No One Knew [He Was Here] Until It Was Time For Him To Leave"

May 14, 2010 10:30 AM

Diddy's recent visit to see Lil Wayne at Rikers Island jail has been confirmed by an inside source.

Continue reading Diddy's Lil Wayne Jail Visit Confirmed, "No One Knew [He Was Here] Until It Was Time For Him To Leave".

Cam'ron Still Putting Together U.N. Debut, "We Got An Album Coming Out In August"

May 14, 2010 10:15 AM

Dipset's Cam'ron has said that he would put off any upcoming Diplomat project in order to release his U.N. debut this summer.

Continue reading Cam'ron Still Putting Together U.N. Debut, "We Got An Album Coming Out In August".

T.I. Talks Infamous 2007 Gun Possession Arrest & His Future On "Larry King Live" [Video]

May 14, 2010 12:30 AM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. appeared on "Larry King Live" Thursday evening and discussed his controversial 2007 arrest on a federal gun charge and what the future holds for his career.

Continue reading T.I. Talks Infamous 2007 Gun Possession Arrest & His Future On "Larry King Live" [Video].

Gucci Mane & Monica Ring In Celebrations At The "Welcome Home" Dinner

May 14, 2010 12:00 AM

Gucci Mane & Monica Ring In Celebrations At The "Welcome Home" Dinner

Jay-Z To Compete Against Diddy & Dr. Dre W/ New Headphones Line, "Our Passion Is Creating Amazing Music"

May 13, 2010 11:50 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z has announced the launch of his new Roc Nation Aviator headphones which will compete with Diddy and Dr. Dre's current Beats By headgear line.

Continue reading Jay-Z To Compete Against Diddy & Dr. Dre W/ New Headphones Line, "Our Passion Is Creating Amazing Music".

Slaughterhouse Clocks Studio Time W/ Eminem, "You Could Imagine The Kind Of Pressure We Was Feeling"

May 13, 2010 11:45 PM

Four member rap crew Slaughterhouse has reportedly clocked in a recording session with their soon-to-be new record label boss, Eminem.

Continue reading Slaughterhouse Clocks Studio Time W/ Eminem, "You Could Imagine The Kind Of Pressure We Was Feeling".

Jay Electronica Denies Diddy Management Rumor, "I'm Not Contractually Tied To Anything Right Now"

May 13, 2010 11:35 PM

Rapper Jay Electronica has denied speculation that he may be under rap mogul Diddy's management.

Continue reading Jay Electronica Denies Diddy Management Rumor, "I'm Not Contractually Tied To Anything Right Now".

David Banner Amped Over VH1 Hip-Hop Honors Dirty South, "You're Always Gonna Miss Somebody"

May 13, 2010 11:30 PM

Actor/Rapper David Banner has shared his thoughts on the upcoming VH1 Hip Hop Honors Dirty South ceremony and why it is impossible to pay homage to every influential rap artist.

Continue reading David Banner Amped Over VH1 Hip-Hop Honors Dirty South, "You're Always Gonna Miss Somebody".

Travis McCoy On Drake's Buzz, "Here We Are Today & He Is 'That' Dude"

May 13, 2010 5:55 PM

Gym Class Heroes' Travis McCoy recently talked about his relationship with Lil Wayne and Drake's current music buzz.

Continue reading Travis McCoy On Drake's Buzz, "Here We Are Today & He Is 'That' Dude".

More Details Revealed In Lil Wayne's Rikers Island Bust, Still Faces Disciplinary Action

May 13, 2010 5:35 PM

More details surrounding incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne's music contraband bust earlier this week at Rikers Island have been revealed.

Continue reading More Details Revealed In Lil Wayne's Rikers Island Bust, Still Faces Disciplinary Action.

Common On Kanye West's New Album, "He's Definitely Going To Come With Something Powerful"

May 13, 2010 4:45 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Common recently talked about his relationship with Kanye West and the upcoming Good A** Job album.

Continue reading Common On Kanye West's New Album, "He's Definitely Going To Come With Something Powerful".

Jay Electronica Calls Out RZA's Southern MC Remarks, "You Said Some Crazy Wild Sh*t" [Video]

May 13, 2010 3:55 PM

Rapper Jay Electronica recently spoke on his past issues with RZA after the Wu-Tang Clan leader reportedly made comments dissing Southern emcees.

Continue reading Jay Electronica Calls Out RZA's Southern MC Remarks, "You Said Some Crazy Wild Sh*t" [Video].

Rhymefest Says Rick Ross Wants To Be Feared, "We Had A Real Deep Discussion About This"

May 13, 2010 3:30 PM

Chicago rapper Rhymefest recently revealed a conversation he had with Rick Ross where the Miami emcee said he wants to be feared by the public.

Continue reading Rhymefest Says Rick Ross Wants To Be Feared, "We Had A Real Deep Discussion About This" .

Juvenile Finds His Inner "Beast" For New LP, "I Made This Especially For My Female Fans Out There"

May 13, 2010 2:40 PM

Hot Boys' Juvenile has announced that he will be releasing a new album, Beast Mode, this summer.

Continue reading Juvenile Finds His Inner "Beast" For New LP, "I Made This Especially For My Female Fans Out There".

Game Approached Nas For Collabo Album, "I Talked To Him About It Before"

May 13, 2010 1:15 PM

West Coat rapper Game recently revealed his desire to work on a collaboration album with rap veteran Nas.

Continue reading Game Approached Nas For Collabo Album, "I Talked To Him About It Before".

UPDATE: Eminem & Jay-Z's Baseball Stadium Performance Dates Revealed

May 13, 2010 12:15 PM

The dates of Jay-Z and Eminem's set of upcoming Detroit and New York baseball stadium shows have been revealed.

Continue reading UPDATE: Eminem & Jay-Z's Baseball Stadium Performance Dates Revealed.

Foxy Brown Recalls Her Temporary Deafness, "It Was 100 Percent Gone Overnight" [Video]

May 13, 2010 11:45 AM

New York rapper Foxy Brown recently talked about going deaf a few years ago and revealed how she managed to regain her hearing.

Continue reading Foxy Brown Recalls Her Temporary Deafness, "It Was 100 Percent Gone Overnight" [Video].

Jay-Z Was Up Close & Personal W/ Betty White During "SNL" Broadcast, "He Just Got Desperate" [Video]

May 13, 2010 10:55 AM

"Golden Girls" actress Betty White has opened up about getting to meet Jay-Z last weekend during their "Saturday Night Live" appearances.

Continue reading Jay-Z Was Up Close & Personal W/ Betty White During "SNL" Broadcast, "He Just Got Desperate" [Video] .

Sha Money XL Credits Jam Master Jay For Def Jam A&R Job, "It Only Made Sense"

May 13, 2010 10:40 AM

Former G-Unit president Sha Money XL spoke with SOHH about his recent move to Def Jam and his new position as Senior VP of A&R.

Continue reading Sha Money XL Credits Jam Master Jay For Def Jam A&R Job, "It Only Made Sense".

Scarface Offended By VH1 Hip Hop Honors Dirty South, "They Trying To Make A N*gga Look Extra Country & Stupid"

May 13, 2010 10:15 AM

Rap veteran Scarface has announced he will not participate in next month's VH1 Hip Hop Honors Dirty South ceremony and said he is upset with the show's promotion.

Continue reading Scarface Offended By VH1 Hip Hop Honors Dirty South, "They Trying To Make A N*gga Look Extra Country & Stupid".

Pharrell Steals The Spotlight At The Victoria's Secret "What Is Sexy" Party

May 13, 2010 12:00 AM

Pharrell Steals The Spotlight At The Victoria's Secret "What Is Sexy" Party.

Shawty Lo On Gucci Mane's Return From Jail, "I Been Arrested 28 Times, So I Know How It Feels"

May 12, 2010 11:20 PM

Southern rapper Shawty Lo has welcomed home the return of fellow Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane after he was released from jail Wednesday morning.

Continue reading Shawty Lo On Gucci Mane's Return From Jail, "I Been Arrested 28 Times, So I Know How It Feels".

Common Breaks The Rules For "Believer" Album, "It's Gonna Have Some Scratches, Flows & Everything"

May 12, 2010 11:06 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Common recently talked about the status of his upcoming The Believer album and why he wants the project to go back to hip-hop's early roots.

Continue reading Common Breaks The Rules For "Believer" Album, "It's Gonna Have Some Scratches, Flows & Everything".

Eminem & Jay-Z To Reunite For Summer Shows

May 12, 2010 6:28 PM

Grammy-winning rappers Eminem and Jay-Z will reportedly reunite to perform multiple performances at their hometown baseball stadiums.

Continue reading Eminem & Jay-Z To Reunite For Summer Shows.

Solar's Twitter Hacker Justifies Actions, "He Is A Liar, Thief & Cheater To The Highest Degree"

May 12, 2010 5:59 PM

The person responsible for hacking into producer Solar's Twitter page has explained the motivation for leaking alleged damaging information pertaining to his business and personal affairs.

Continue reading Solar's Twitter Hacker Justifies Actions, "He Is A Liar, Thief & Cheater To The Highest Degree".

Joell Ortiz On Slaughterhouse Joining Shady Records, "We Got In The Studio With Em Already"

May 12, 2010 5:50 PM

Slaughterhouse's Joell Ortiz has updated fans on the status of his crew's move to Shady Records.

Continue reading Joell Ortiz On Slaughterhouse Joining Shady Records, "We Got In The Studio With Em Already".

The Clipse's Malice On Solo Projects, "Everybody Has More Than One Side"

May 12, 2010 5:45 PM

The Clipse's Malice has confirmed recent talk that he and his brother, Pusha T, are both working on their own solo albums.

Continue reading The Clipse's Malice On Solo Projects, "Everybody Has More Than One Side".

Chamillionaire, Olivia, Styles P & Glasses Malone Talk NBA Play-Offs

May 12, 2010 4:10 PM

With the NBA Play-Offs in full effect, SOHH spoke with Chamillionaire, Olivia, Styles P and Glasses Malone to get their predictions for who will make it to the Finals.

Continue reading Chamillionaire, Olivia, Styles P & Glasses Malone Talk NBA Play-Offs.

Game Says He Will Ride Or Die For Shyne, "I'll Go Back-To-Back With This N*gga In A War"

May 12, 2010 3:25 PM

West Coast rapper Game recently discussed his relationship with Shyne and explained his loyalty to the former Bad Boy artist.

Continue reading Game Says He Will Ride Or Die For Shyne, "I'll Go Back-To-Back With This N*gga In A War".

Eminem's "Not Afraid" To Make Billboard History

May 12, 2010 3:15 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem's new single, "Not Afraid," will reportedly make Billboard history this week as the 16th song to debut at the top of the charts.

Continue reading Eminem's "Not Afraid" To Make Billboard History.

Toni Braxton Debuts At No. 9, Trina Amazingly Reaches Top 20 & Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Return To The Charts

May 12, 2010 1:25 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Toni Braxton leads the way at No. 9, Trina debuts within Top 20 and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony return to the charts.

Continue reading Toni Braxton Debuts At No. 9, Trina Amazingly Reaches Top 20 & Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Return To The Charts.

Plies Recruits Young Jeezy & Trey Songz For "Goon Affilated" LP, Tracklisting Revealed

May 12, 2010 1:20 PM

Southern rapper Plies has recruited Young Jeezy, Keri Hilson, Fabolous and more for his upcoming new album, Goon Affiliated.

Continue reading Plies Recruits Young Jeezy & Trey Songz For "Goon Affilated" LP, Tracklisting Revealed.

Rhymefest Says Hip-Hop Is Dead, "Emcees Don't Exist"

May 12, 2010 12:40 PM

Chicago rapper Rhymefest has shared his thoughts on the current state of rap and said the traditional form of hip-hop is dead.

Continue reading Rhymefest Says Hip-Hop Is Dead, "Emcees Don't Exist".

Cory Gunz Talks Joining Nicki Minaj & Drake At Young Money, "Shout Out To Wayne For Giving Me A Shot"

May 12, 2010 11:50 AM

Rapper Cory Gunz has confirmed his signing to Lil Wayne's Young Money label and spoke on what fans could expect from his upcoming album.

Continue reading Cory Gunz Talks Joining Nicki Minaj & Drake At Young Money, "Shout Out To Wayne For Giving Me A Shot".

Tahiry Falls Victim To Twitter Hackers, "Keep It Up, I Will Delete My Whole Account"

May 12, 2010 10:35 AM

KING Magazine cover model Tahiry reportedly had Internet hackers attempt to steal her Twitter identity.

Continue reading Tahiry Falls Victim To Twitter Hackers, "Keep It Up, I Will Delete My Whole Account".

Bow Wow Goes Off After His Fabolous & Drake Collabo Leaks, "Every F*cking Morning It's Some Bullsh*t!"

May 12, 2010 9:53 AM

Cash Money Records' Bow Wow has publicly expressed his frustration after learning one of his new songs, "Cuff Your Chick," leaked online.

Continue reading Bow Wow Goes Off After His Fabolous & Drake Collabo Leaks, "Every F*cking Morning It's Some Bullsh*t!".

UPDATE: Gucci Mane Released From Jail, Promises To Change His Ways [Video]

May 12, 2010 9:31 AM

Southern rapper Gucci Mane was released from jail this morning after serving six months behind bars for a parole violation.

Continue reading UPDATE: Gucci Mane Released From Jail, Promises To Change His Ways [Video].

Photo Of The Day 2010-05-12

May 12, 2010 12:00 AM

DJ Khaled Enjoys Miami, Florida's Great Outdoors.

Lil Wayne Busted For "Music Contraband" At Rikers Island

May 11, 2010 10:44 PM

Incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne has reportedly been busted for possessing unauthorized music contraband while behind bars in Rikers Island.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Busted For "Music Contraband" At Rikers Island.

Mobb Deep's Havoc Speaks Up For Solar, "I'm Just Tired Of Hearing Everybody Sh*t On Him"

May 11, 2010 6:00 PM

Mobb Deep's Havoc has defended producer Solar after  DJ Premier called him out for mistreating late rapper Guru.

Continue reading Mobb Deep's Havoc Speaks Up For Solar, "I'm Just Tired Of Hearing Everybody Sh*t On Him".

Drake Doesn't Like Paparazzi Photos, "I Always End Up Looking So Stupid"

May 11, 2010 5:55 PM

Young Money's Drake has revealed that he typically does not like the poses he gets caught in when photographers take his pictures in public.

Continue reading Drake Doesn't Like Paparazzi Photos, "I Always End Up Looking So Stupid".

Remy Ma's Shooting Victim's Lawsuit Against Universal Music Group Gets Dismissed

May 11, 2010 5:45 PM

The victim of incarcerated rapper Remy Ma's 2007 shooting, Makeda Barnes-Joseph, reportedly lost her lawsuit against Universal Music Group.

Continue reading Remy Ma's Shooting Victim's Lawsuit Against Universal Music Group Gets Dismissed.

Little Brother's Big Pooh On Cam'ron & Jim Jones Reuniting, "They Made Some Of Their Best Music Together"

May 11, 2010 4:30 PM

Little Brother's Big Pooh recently spoke with SOHH to share his reaction to former associates like Jim Jones and Cam'ron placing their past differences aside and reuniting.

Continue reading Little Brother's Big Pooh On Cam'ron & Jim Jones Reuniting, "They Made Some Of Their Best Music Together".

Young Jeezy To Face-Off W/ Drake, "TM103" Gets June 15 Release Date

May 11, 2010 3:35 PM

Southern rapper Young Jeezy's Thug Motivation 103 album will reportedly face-off against Drake's highly-anticipated Thank Me Later debut next month.

Continue reading Young Jeezy To Face-Off W/ Drake, "TM103" Gets June 15 Release Date.

Dame Dash Laughs Jay-Z, Roc-A-Fella Records & IRS Away

May 11, 2010 3:00 PM

For Caption Diss, the good ol' folks at SOHH are back at it giving y'all, the doggies, a chance to come up with the final word(s). The "Best We've Ever Read" headline gets to rock that SOHH Cap Diss crown for one week. LMFAO!!!

Continue reading Dame Dash Laughs Jay-Z, Roc-A-Fella Records & IRS Away.

Kelis Down Plays Rihanna Swagger Jacking Speculation, "It Just Keeps Me On My Toes"

May 11, 2010 1:30 PM

R&B singer Kelis has addressed speculation that artists like Rihanna and Lady Gaga have intentionally copied her fashion looks.

Continue reading Kelis Down Plays Rihanna Swagger Jacking Speculation, "It Just Keeps Me On My Toes".

Shawty Lo Likes Nicki Minaj's Barbie Image, "That Girl Is Going Wild Right Now" [Video]

May 11, 2010 1:00 PM

Southern rapper Shawty Lo has given his opinion of Nicki Minaj's much talked about 'Barbie" image.

Continue reading Shawty Lo Likes Nicki Minaj's Barbie Image, "That Girl Is Going Wild Right Now" [Video].

Drake's "Find Your Love" Music Video Premieres On The Internet [Video]

May 11, 2010 12:30 PM

The music video for Drake's Thank Me Later single, "Find Your Love," has been released on the Internet.

Continue reading Drake's "Find Your Love" Music Video Premieres On The Internet [Video].

Charles Hamilton Inks Open Letter To Eminem, "I Sound Like Such A Groupie Right Now, It's Disgusting"

May 11, 2010 12:20 PM

Rapper Charles Hamilton has penned an open letter to Eminem thanking him for inspiring his music and explaining how much of an impact he has had on his life.

Continue reading Charles Hamilton Inks Open Letter To Eminem, "I Sound Like Such A Groupie Right Now, It's Disgusting".

Remy Ma & Papoose Album In The Works, "We Have So Many Songs Recorded Together" [Video]

May 11, 2010 11:25 AM

Incarcerated rapper Remy Ma is reportedly working on putting out a collaboration album with her husband/rapper Papoose.

Continue reading Remy Ma & Papoose Album In The Works, "We Have So Many Songs Recorded Together" [Video].

UPDATE: Sheek Louch Explains Def Jam Deal, "I Needed That Right Machine"

May 11, 2010 10:40 AM

Sheek Louch has confirmed the fact that he recently joined Def Jam's artist roster and explained how his solo deal was put together.

Continue reading UPDATE: Sheek Louch Explains Def Jam Deal, "I Needed That Right Machine".

Nas On The 2012 Apocalypse Theory, "How Many Times Have They Said The World's Gonna End?"

May 11, 2010 10:15 AM

Rap veteran Nas has shared his opinion of the widely believed theory that the world will end in 2012.

Continue reading Nas On The 2012 Apocalypse Theory, "How Many Times Have They Said The World's Gonna End?".

Photo Of The Day 2010-05-11

May 11, 2010 12:00 AM

Young Money's Drake rips the Bamboozle Music Festival 2010.

Game Stops Dissing Jay-Z, "Being At Odds W/ Him Wasn't Beneficial" [Video]

May 10, 2010 11:55 PM

West Coast rapper Game has explained his decision to fall back on name-checking Jay-Z on diss tracks as of late.

Continue reading Game Stops Dissing Jay-Z, "Being At Odds W/ Him Wasn't Beneficial" [Video].

T.I. Heads To Prime Time Television, Squares Off W/ Larry King

May 10, 2010 11:30 PM

Southern rapper T.I. will reportedly have a one-on-one interview with renowned CNN television host Larry King this week.

Continue reading T.I. Heads To Prime Time Television, Squares Off W/ Larry King.

Drake Clears Up DJ Drama Mixtape Remarks, "In No Way Did I Intend To Discredit The Gangsta Grillz Brand"

May 10, 2010 11:04 PM

Young Money's Drake has cleared up confusion regarding recent remarks he made about DJ Drama's popular Gangsta Grillz mixtape series.

Continue reading Drake Clears Up DJ Drama Mixtape Remarks, "In No Way Did I Intend To Discredit The Gangsta Grillz Brand".

Tupac's Mom Catches Break In Drug Arrest, Court Hearing Delayed Through Summer

May 10, 2010 6:00 PM

Late rapper Tupac Shakur's mother, Afeni, reportedly caught a break in her recent drug arrest as today's court hearing was delayed until August.

Continue reading Tupac's Mom Catches Break In Drug Arrest, Court Hearing Delayed Through Summer.

Redman Co-Signs Kat Stacks' Internet Hustle, "Use That Sh*t To Your Advantage" [Video]

May 10, 2010 5:55 PM

New Jersey rapper Redman has weighed in on Kat Stacks recent buzz and offered some career tips to the self-proclaimed Young Money groupie.

Continue reading Redman Co-Signs Kat Stacks' Internet Hustle, "Use That Sh*t To Your Advantage" [Video].

Nicki Minaj's Ex-Manager Speaks Out, "You Don't Want To Be With Me? You're Gone, Goodbye" [Video]

May 10, 2010 5:40 PM

The former manager of Nicki Minaj has stepped forward to clear the air on recently being "fired" by the Young Money star.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj's Ex-Manager Speaks Out, "You Don't Want To Be With Me? You're Gone, Goodbye" [Video].

Sheek Louch Joins Jadakiss & Fabolous, Inks Solo Def Jam Deal

May 10, 2010 5:20 PM

The LOX Sheek Louch has joined forces with Def Jam Records by signing a deal that puts him on a roster which consists of Jadakiss, Fabolous, The-Dream and more.

Continue reading Sheek Louch Joins Jadakiss & Fabolous, Inks Solo Def Jam Deal.

Common Finally Watches Erykah Badu's Nude Music Vid, "People Kept Asking Me If I'd Seen It" [Video]

May 10, 2010 4:40 PM

Actor/Rapper Common has finally watched his ex-girlfriend Erykah Badu's much talked about nude music video, "Window Seat," and shared his reaction.

Continue reading Common Finally Watches Erykah Badu's Nude Music Vid, "People Kept Asking Me If I'd Seen It" [Video].

Shawty Lo Says He Predicted Jay-Z's Success, "[He's] My Favorite Rapper Of All-Time" [Video]

May 10, 2010 2:55 PM

Southern rapper Shawty Lo recently revealed that his favorite rapper of all-time is Jay-Z and that he knew the mogul would dominate hip-hop in the late 1990's.

Continue reading Shawty Lo Says He Predicted Jay-Z's Success, "[He's] My Favorite Rapper Of All-Time" [Video].

Tila Tequila Airs Out Joe Budden's Ex-Girlfriend, "Your Fat A** Needs To Go Somewhere Else" [Video]

May 10, 2010 2:10 PM

Actress/Singer Tila Tequila has aired out Joe Budden's ex-girlfriend, Somaya Reece, for attempting to diss her in order to get publicity.

Continue reading Tila Tequila Airs Out Joe Budden's Ex-Girlfriend, "Your Fat A** Needs To Go Somewhere Else" [Video].

David Banner On Energizing Gatorade NBA Play-Offs Campaign, "I Gave People More Than They Expected" [Video]

May 10, 2010 12:50 PM

After the recent release of David Banner's NBA Play-Offs Gatorade commercial, SOHH spoke with the Mississippi-bred emcee to find out how the project came together.

Continue reading David Banner On Energizing Gatorade NBA Play-Offs Campaign, "I Gave People More Than They Expected" [Video].

Nas Opens Up About Child Custody Battle W/ Kelis, "A Man Shouldn't Go Through That Sh*t"

May 10, 2010 12:05 PM

Grammy-nominated rapper Nas has opened up about his relationship with his son, Knight, and the struggles he goes through with estranged wife Kelis.

Continue reading Nas Opens Up About Child Custody Battle W/ Kelis, "A Man Shouldn't Go Through That Sh*t".

Kid Cudi & Kanye West Reunite For "Man On The Moon II" Track

May 10, 2010 11:10 AM

Rappers Kid Cudi and Kanye West have reportedly reunited for a rock-pop track off Cudder's upcoming album, Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager.

Continue reading Kid Cudi & Kanye West Reunite For "Man On The Moon II" Track.

D12's Bizarre Stops Yelawolf Comparisons, "He's Not Trying To Be Like Eminem"

May 10, 2010 10:15 AM

D12's Bizarre has stepped forward to address accusations that white rap newcomer Yelawolf is trying to become the next Eminem.

Continue reading D12's Bizarre Stops Yelawolf Comparisons, "He's Not Trying To Be Like Eminem".

Drake Reveals More "Thank Me Later" Details, "It'll Probably End Up Being About 15 [Songs]"

May 10, 2010 9:30 AM

Young Money's Drake recently opened up about the number of songs on his forthcoming debut album, Thank Me Later.

Continue reading Drake Reveals More "Thank Me Later" Details, "It'll Probably End Up Being About 15 [Songs]".

Remy Ma Talks Nicki Minaj From Jail, "I See The Hate That She Gets" [Video]

May 10, 2010 9:00 AM

Incarcerated rapper Remy Ma has shared her thoughts on fellow female emcee Nicki Minaj and the recent wave of criticism she has received.

Continue reading Remy Ma Talks Nicki Minaj From Jail, "I See The Hate That She Gets" [Video].

Photo Of The Day 2010-05-10

May 10, 2010 12:00 AM

The Carters enjoy court side seats for the Boston Celtics-Cleveland Cavaliers play-offs game.

Fabolous, Diddy, Juvenile & More Celebrate "Mother's Day"

May 9, 2010 1:00 PM

Fabolous, Diddy, Juvenile and more have used Twitter to celebrate "Mother's Day."

Continue reading Fabolous, Diddy, Juvenile & More Celebrate "Mother's Day".

50 Cent's "Caught In The Crossfire" Set For Local Premiere, "It's Not What You're Expecting"

May 9, 2010 12:00 PM

The first official screening of 50 Cent's upcoming Caught in the Crossfire film will reportedly take place this week in Michigan.

Continue reading 50 Cent's "Caught In The Crossfire" Set For Local Premiere, "It's Not What You're Expecting".

Kanye West Puts $4 Mil Los Angeles Luxury Home Up For Sale

May 9, 2010 11:00 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has decided to offer up his luxurious Los Angeles home for nearly $4 million.

Continue reading Kanye West Puts $4 Mil Los Angeles Luxury Home Up For Sale.

Jay-Z Performs "Blueprint III" Tracks On SNL, Comedy Sketches Scrapped [Video]

May 9, 2010 9:55 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Jay-Z took over "Saturday Night Live" last night with multiple performances of tracks from his latest album, The Blueprint III.

Continue reading Jay-Z Performs "Blueprint III" Tracks On SNL, Comedy Sketches Scrapped [Video].

Nas On Internet Hackers Stealing Music, "Sh*t Was Always Leaking" [Video]

May 9, 2010 9:33 AM

Rap veteran Nas recently shared his input on the impact illegal Internet leaks have had on hip-hop sales and if artists should solely blame hackers for their poor retail success.

Continue reading Nas On Internet Hackers Stealing Music, "Sh*t Was Always Leaking" [Video].

Bulldog Butterworth Weekend Special: Happy [Baby] Mother's Day

May 9, 2010 6:00 AM

It's that time of year, doggies, where we take the time out of our own lives and show love and admiration to the mothers who brought us into this world......but with the emergence of the "baby mama," Bulldog Butterworth is here to honor the top child-bearing ladies of hip-hop.

Continue reading Bulldog Butterworth Weekend Special: Happy [Baby] Mother's Day.

Photo of the Day 2010-05-09

May 9, 2010 12:00 AM

Happy Mother's Day

Arizona Judge Keeps DMX Jailed, Refuses Rapper's "Celebrity Rehab" Request

May 8, 2010 8:30 AM

An Arizona judge has reportedly denied incarcerated rapper DMX the opportunity to leave jail to attend Dr. Drew Pinsky's "Celebrity Rehab."

Continue reading Arizona Judge Keeps DMX Jailed, Refuses Rapper's "Celebrity Rehab" Request.

Busta Rhymes Reportedly Renames New Album "Extinction.Level.Event.2"

May 8, 2010 7:30 AM

New York rapper Busta Rhymes has reportedly changed the title of his forthcoming Chemo album to Extinction.Level.Event.2.

Continue reading Busta Rhymes Reportedly Renames New Album "Extinction.Level.Event.2".

Game Re-Thinks Beef On "R.E.D." Album, "Will I Ever Go At Jay-Z?"

May 8, 2010 7:30 AM

West Coast rapper Game contemplates his rap beefs on the forthcoming solo effort, The R.E.D. Album.

Continue reading Game Re-Thinks Beef On "R.E.D." Album, "Will I Ever Go At Jay-Z?".

Lil Jon's "Crunk Rock" Album Cover Revealed

May 8, 2010 7:00 AM

The cover art to Lil Jon's forthcoming Crunk Rock album has been revealed.

Continue reading Lil Jon's "Crunk Rock" Album Cover Revealed.

Big Boi Already Piecing Together "Luscious Left Foot" Follow-Up, "I Just Like To Keep Recording"

May 8, 2010 6:00 AM

OutKast's Big Boi has said he is already putting together a follow-up album to his forthcoming Sir Luscious Left Foot solo project.

Continue reading Big Boi Already Piecing Together "Luscious Left Foot" Follow-Up, "I Just Like To Keep Recording".

Photo of the Day 2010-05-08

May 8, 2010 12:00 AM

Alicia Keys shoots the video for her new single "Unthinkable" with actor Chad Michael Murray as the leading man.

Drake Upset W/ Movie Offers, "I've Been Getting Typical Projects They'd Offer A New Rapper"

May 7, 2010 6:10 PM

Young Money's Drake recently updated fans on the status of his acting career and said he has not been impressed with the quality of scripts he has been offered so far.

Continue reading Drake Upset W/ Movie Offers, "I've Been Getting Typical Projects They'd Offer A New Rapper".

Solar Questions DJ Premier's Visit To Guru, "Who Were The Hospital Authority?"

May 7, 2010 6:00 PM

Producer Solar has questioned recent remarks made by DJ Premier regarding the healthcare of late rapper and close associate Guru.

Continue reading Solar Questions DJ Premier's Visit To Guru, "Who Were The Hospital Authority?".

Jay-Z Confirmed For "Saturday Night Live" Sketches

May 7, 2010 5:20 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z has been confirmed to perform in multiple comedy sketches on tomorrow night's televised airing of "Saturday Night Live."

Continue reading Jay-Z Confirmed For "Saturday Night Live" Sketches.

Tony Yayo Straps Up For "S.W.A.T." Movie, "It Feels Good To Play The Bad Guy"

May 7, 2010 4:55 PM

G-Unit's Tony Yayo will try his hand at acting with a role in the forthcoming action movie, S.W.A.T.: Fire Fight.

Continue reading Tony Yayo Straps Up For "S.W.A.T." Movie, "It Feels Good To Play The Bad Guy".

Lil Jon On Uncle Luke's Disappointment W/ Vh1's Hip Hop Honors, "Thank God They're Recognizing The South In General"

May 7, 2010 3:40 PM

After rap veteran Uncle Luke bashed VH1 Hip Hop Honors for reportedly neglecting to acknowledge his solo accomplishments, SOHH spoke with fellow Southern producer Lil Jon to get his take.

Continue reading Lil Jon On Uncle Luke's Disappointment W/ Vh1's Hip Hop Honors, "Thank God They're Recognizing The South In General".

OutKast's Big Boi To Rap Newcomers, "It's A Million Billion Rappers Out Here Doing The Same Thing" [Audio]

May 7, 2010 1:05 PM

OutKast's Big Boi recently talked about what rap newcomers should aim to do in order to keep themselves relevant in the competitive hip-hop game.

Continue reading OutKast's Big Boi To Rap Newcomers, "It's A Million Billion Rappers Out Here Doing The Same Thing" [Audio].

Dame Dash Considers Hiring Jay-Z, Gloria Velez Rips Nicki Minaj, Drake's Album Cover Is "Avatar" Bad

May 7, 2010 12:00 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, we peel back the past seven days and re-cap why Dame Dash is considering putting Jay-Z back on the payroll, laugh at Gloria Velez busting a raunchy freestyle diss at Nicki Minaj, stare in *blankness* at Drake's wack a** long-awaited album cover, try to figure out what the f*ck is happening at Bad Boy Records and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Dame Dash Considers Hiring Jay-Z, Gloria Velez Rips Nicki Minaj, Drake's Album Cover Is "Avatar" Bad .

Game & Diddy To Face Off, New Albums Pushed Back

May 7, 2010 11:55 AM

New album releases from Game and Diddy have reportedly been pushed back and will now compete against one another in late June.

Continue reading Game & Diddy To Face Off, New Albums Pushed Back .

UPDATE: Lil Wayne Releases Full "Mother's Day" Letter

May 7, 2010 11:50 AM

After a sneak peek at Lil Wayne's Mother's Day letter earlier this week, the rapper has unveiled his honorary message to all moms across the world.

Continue reading UPDATE: Lil Wayne Releases Full "Mother's Day" Letter.

Jay-Z Makes Billboard History, Leads Rappers In Most Top 10 Singles Of All Time

May 7, 2010 10:27 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z has reportedly made Billboard history as having the most Top 10 singles of all-time.

Continue reading Jay-Z Makes Billboard History, Leads Rappers In Most Top 10 Singles Of All Time.

Solar Reportedly Sold Guru's $329K Home While In Coma

May 7, 2010 10:10 AM

New reports suggest producer Solar sold late rapper Guru's New York home for nearly $325,000 while he was in a coma last March.

Continue reading Solar Reportedly Sold Guru's $329K Home While In Coma.

Jadakiss Says Diddy/LOX Deal Losing Steam, "We Got A Few More Calls On The Table Right Now"

May 7, 2010 9:40 AM

The Lox's Jadakiss has said the long-speculated deal to reunite his rap crew with Diddy's Bad Boy Records imprint may be losing its steam.

Continue reading Jadakiss Says Diddy/LOX Deal Losing Steam, "We Got A Few More Calls On The Table Right Now".

Rick Ross Feeds The Streets W/ "Albert Anastasia" Project, "It's Gonna Be A Classic" [Video]

May 7, 2010 9:32 AM

Southern rapper Rick Ross has decided to put together a new mixtape, Albert Anastasia, in preparation for the upcoming release of his fourth solo project Teflon Don.

Continue reading Rick Ross Feeds The Streets W/ "Albert Anastasia" Project, "It's Gonna Be A Classic" [Video].

Pharrell Talks Working With Jay-Z, "The Guy Is 40 & Had A No. 1 Record"

May 7, 2010 9:25 AM

The Neptunes' Pharrell Williams recently talked about working with Jay-Z and why he has been sworn to secrecy about speaking on their upcoming collaboration.

Continue reading Pharrell Talks Working With Jay-Z, "The Guy Is 40 & Had A No. 1 Record".

Photo of the Day 2010-05-07

May 7, 2010 12:00 AM

R&B singer Trey Songz gets extra close to a pretty young thing on the set of Ludacris' "Sex Room" music video shoot.

Yung Joc Reveals His Post-Bad Boy Deal, "It Is My Pleasure To Announce My New Partnership"

May 6, 2010 11:05 PM

Former Bad Boy Records recording artist Yung Joc has announced signing a new deal with Polo Grounds/RCA Music Group marking his official transition from Diddy's iconic record label.

Continue reading Yung Joc Reveals His Post-Bad Boy Deal, "It Is My Pleasure To Announce My New Partnership".

Game Kills Alchemist & Jay Rock Beef Rumors, "People Just Hyping Sh*t Up"

May 6, 2010 6:10 PM

West Coast rapper Game has denied having an active beef with Eminem's deejay, The Alchemist, and fellow California emcee Jay Rock.

Continue reading Game Kills Alchemist & Jay Rock Beef Rumors, "People Just Hyping Sh*t Up".

Jadakiss Misses "Top 5 Dead Or Alive" LP Deadline, "You Know How This Game Is"

May 6, 2010 6:10 PM

The LOX's Jadakiss has missed the deadline for his upcoming Top Five, Dead or Alive solo album release but updated fans on its current status.

Continue reading Jadakiss Misses "Top 5 Dead Or Alive" LP Deadline, "You Know How This Game Is".

Diddy Disputes Claims That He Is Managing Rick Ross & Nicki Minaj, "Don't Believe The Rumors" [Video]

May 6, 2010 5:55 PM

Rap mogul Diddy has denied recent claims by Rick Ross that he has taken over as his new manager.

Continue reading Diddy Disputes Claims That He Is Managing Rick Ross & Nicki Minaj, "Don't Believe The Rumors" [Video].

Lloyd Banks Confirms 50 Cent For "Beamer" Remix, "It's Not Gonna Be What Anybody Expects"

May 6, 2010 5:35 PM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has confirmed 50 Cent will be featured on one of the upcoming regional remixes for his "Beamer, Benz or Bentley" single.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Confirms 50 Cent For "Beamer" Remix, "It's Not Gonna Be What Anybody Expects".

Rhymefest Talks "El Che" Sophomore Album, "I Want To Show People I'm More Than The Funny Guy"

May 6, 2010 4:55 PM

Chicago rapper Rhymefest recently discussed his upcoming sophomore album, El Che, and why he wants to stop being looked at as the comedic rapper.

Continue reading Rhymefest Talks "El Che" Sophomore Album, "I Want To Show People I'm More Than The Funny Guy".

Drumma Boy Helps Drake's "Thank Me Later" Find The Right Beat

May 6, 2010 4:00 PM

Producer Drumma Boy has confirmed being a part of Drake's forthcoming Thank Me Later debut and explained how his relationship with the Young Money star began.

Continue reading Drumma Boy Helps Drake's "Thank Me Later" Find The Right Beat .

Styles P Thinks Lil Wayne's Jail Experience Sucks

May 6, 2010 3:50 PM

The Lox's Styles P recently reached out to SOHH to speak on incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne and what it feels like to be a famous emcee behind bars.

Continue reading Styles P Thinks Lil Wayne's Jail Experience Sucks.

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Trina & Toni Braxton New Albums To Chart Next Week

May 6, 2010 1:30 PM

New releases from Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Trina and Toni Braxton are all expected to land on the sales charts next week.

Continue reading Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Trina & Toni Braxton New Albums To Chart Next Week.

Big Boi Breaks Down "Shutterbug" Music Video, "It's A Funky, Get-Down, Slap-Your-Sister-In-The-Mouth Jam"

May 6, 2010 12:05 PM

OutKast's Big Boi recently discussed the significance of his music video for "Shutterbug," the current single from his upcoming Sir Luscious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty album.

Continue reading Big Boi Breaks Down "Shutterbug" Music Video, "It's A Funky, Get-Down, Slap-Your-Sister-In-The-Mouth Jam".

Trina Denies Beefing With Nicki Minaj, "I Don't Spend Too Much Time Worrying About Females"

May 6, 2010 11:30 AM

Southern rapper Trina has denied ever having any conflicts of interest or beef towards Young Money's leading lady, Nicki Minaj.

Continue reading Trina Denies Beefing With Nicki Minaj, "I Don't Spend Too Much Time Worrying About Females".

Bizarre Says D12 Featured On Eminem's "Recovery" Album

May 6, 2010 10:45 AM

D12's Bizarre recently talked about Eminem's forthcoming Recovery album and said the Dirty Dozen would be featured on the project.

Continue reading Bizarre Says D12 Featured On Eminem's "Recovery" Album.

J. Cole Eyes Summer Release For Roc Nation Debut

May 6, 2010 10:30 AM

Roc Nation's J. Cole has said he is aiming to release his upcoming debut album in late summer.

Continue reading J. Cole Eyes Summer Release For Roc Nation Debut.

The Clipse's Pusha T Confirms Solo Efforts, "There's An Emotional Side People Need To See"

May 6, 2010 10:15 AM

The Clipse's Pusha T has confirmed recent speculation that he will be dropping his first solo effort.

Continue reading The Clipse's Pusha T Confirms Solo Efforts, "There's An Emotional Side People Need To See".

Photo of the Day 2010-05-06

May 6, 2010 12:00 AM

United States President Barack Obama and Pharrell at this week's Cinco de Mayo celebration at the White House.

Nas Unable To Pay Kelis' Child/Spousal Support, Asks Judge To Re-Consider $152K Payments

May 5, 2010 11:24 PM

Grammy-nominated rapper Nasir "Nas" Jones has reportedly asked a judge to reconsider his monthly child and spousal support payments to estranged wife/singer Kelis.

Continue reading Nas Unable To Pay Kelis' Child/Spousal Support, Asks Judge To Re-Consider $152K Payments.

Mobb Deep's Havoc Co-Signs J. Cole, "I'm Behind Him 100% No Matter What He Do!"

May 5, 2010 10:26 PM

Mobb Deep's Havoc has vouched for rap newcomer J. Cole and spoke on his interest to step behind the boards to produce his upcoming debut album.

Continue reading Mobb Deep's Havoc Co-Signs J. Cole, "I'm Behind Him 100% No Matter What He Do!".

Bizarre On New D12 Album, "This Is What Proof Would Want Us To Do"

May 5, 2010 9:58 PM

D12's Bizarre recently talked about the upcoming new group album and why late member Proof's legacy is still alive in their music.

Continue reading Bizarre On New D12 Album, "This Is What Proof Would Want Us To Do" .

Dame Dash Willing To Break Bread W/ Jay-Z Again, "We'd Have To Forgive Each Other"

May 5, 2010 7:00 PM

Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder Damon "Dame" Dash has said he is willing to set aside his past differences with Jay-Z to work with him again.

Continue reading Dame Dash Willing To Break Bread W/ Jay-Z Again, "We'd Have To Forgive Each Other".

Diddy Officially Makes Red Cafe A Bad Boy, "His Raw Talent Brings A New Sound"

May 5, 2010 5:55 PM

Rap mogul Diddy has officially signed Red Cafe to Bad Boy/Interscope Records after more than a year of speculation.

Continue reading Diddy Officially Makes Red Cafe A Bad Boy, "His Raw Talent Brings A New Sound".

Ludacris On Tickling Rap's Funny Bone, "Humor In Hip-Hop Is Important"

May 5, 2010 5:40 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris recently talked about his stay in the rap game and why injecting hip-hop with humor has been beneficial for the genre.

Continue reading Ludacris On Tickling Rap's Funny Bone, "Humor In Hip-Hop Is Important".

Rhymefest On Kanye West's Critics, "N*ggas Need To Stop Fronting Like That White Girl Deserved That Award"

May 5, 2010 5:20 PM

G.O.O.D Music associate Rhymefest has chimed in on Kanye West's recent absence from the spotlight following the rapper's televised MTV Music Awards rant last fall.

Continue reading Rhymefest On Kanye West's Critics, "N*ggas Need To Stop Fronting Like That White Girl Deserved That Award".

Drake On Lil Wayne's Sentence, "That Was The Opportunity To Make An Example Of Somebody Who Didn't Deserve [It]" [Video]

May 5, 2010 4:55 PM

Young Money's Drake recently spoke on incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne and declared his boss' innocence on a recent gun conviction.

Continue reading Drake On Lil Wayne's Sentence, "That Was The Opportunity To Make An Example Of Somebody Who Didn't Deserve [It]" [Video].

Drumma Boy Talks Working Young Jeezy's "TM103" Album

May 5, 2010 3:50 PM

Producer Drumma Boy recently talked about working on Young Jeezy's upcoming Thug Motivation 103 album.

Continue reading Drumma Boy Talks Working Young Jeezy's "TM103" Album.

B.o.B. Takes An Adventure To No. 1, Usher Moves Out Of Top 5 & Daddy Yankee Visits The Charts

May 5, 2010 2:40 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, B.o.B. takes an adventure to the top, Usher falls out of Top 5 and Daddy Yankee visits the charts.

Continue reading B.o.B. Takes An Adventure To No. 1, Usher Moves Out Of Top 5 & Daddy Yankee Visits The Charts.

Jermaine Dupri Calls Usher Disrespectful, "I Have To Ask You Am I The Executive Producer?"

May 5, 2010 2:35 PM

Producer Jermaine "JD" Dupri recently talked about not having an executive producer role on Usher's new Raymond v. Raymond album.

Continue reading Jermaine Dupri Calls Usher Disrespectful, "I Have To Ask You Am I The Executive Producer?".

Yelawolf On The Race Issue, "The Odds Are Just Slim For A White Artist In Hip-Hop"

May 5, 2010 1:10 PM

Rap newcomer Yelawolf has addressed the difficulty white artists face when trying to become successful emcees.

Continue reading Yelawolf On The Race Issue, "The Odds Are Just Slim For A White Artist In Hip-Hop".

B.o.B.'s "Adventures of Bobby Ray" Debuts At No. 1

May 5, 2010 11:40 AM

Grand Hustle rapper B.o.B.'s Adventures of Bobby Ray topped the charts this week after selling 84,200 records in its first-week in stores.

Continue reading B.o.B.'s "Adventures of Bobby Ray" Debuts At No. 1.

Gloria Velez Drops "Roger Dat" Nicki Minaj Diss, "How Many Silicone Shots You Gonna Stick In Your Butt?"

May 5, 2010 11:25 AM

Video vixen Gloria Velez has put her issues with Nicki Minaj on wax with a new "Roger Dat" diss record.

Continue reading Gloria Velez Drops "Roger Dat" Nicki Minaj Diss, "How Many Silicone Shots You Gonna Stick In Your Butt?".

Olivia On Drake's "Control" Media Statement, "That Was Corny"

May 5, 2010 10:55 AM

R&B singer Olivia has reflected on the recent statement Drake released denying his involvement on their collaboration track, "Control."

Continue reading Olivia On Drake's "Control" Media Statement, "That Was Corny".

Game Remembers Failed Rap Retirement Attempt, "You Gotta Keep The Lights On"

May 5, 2010 10:30 AM

West Coast rapper Game recently talked about his failed attempt to retire after the 2008 release of L.A.X. and explained why hip-hop keeps calling his name.

Continue reading Game Remembers Failed Rap Retirement Attempt, "You Gotta Keep The Lights On".

50 Cent To Appear On Lloyd Banks' "Beamer, Benz Or Bentley" Remix

May 5, 2010 10:15 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent will reportedly be featured on one of the remixes to Lloyd Banks' "Beamer, Benz or Bentley" song.

Continue reading 50 Cent To Appear On Lloyd Banks' "Beamer, Benz Or Bentley" Remix.

Photo Of The Day 2010-05-05

May 5, 2010 12:00 AM

Bad Boy's Cassie gets spotted outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Gala.

Lil Wayne Makes Early "Mother's Day" Announcement, "You Are The Role Models, Not Me"

May 4, 2010 11:15 PM

A sneak preview of Lil Wayne's Mother's Day blog entry has been released online and shows the rapper detailing his appreciation to all mothers across the globe.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Makes Early "Mother's Day" Announcement, "You Are The Role Models, Not Me".

Drake's "Thank Me Later" Cover Art Revealed

May 4, 2010 10:56 PM

Young Money rapper Drake's Thank Me Later album cover art has reportedly debuted online tonight.

Continue reading Drake's "Thank Me Later" Cover Art Revealed.

Black Rob Cuts Ties W/ Diddy, "If You Tell Me You Love Me, I'ma Run With That" [Video]

May 4, 2010 10:20 PM

Former Bad Boy artist Black Rob has informed fans of his current standing with Diddy since recently being released from incarceration.

Continue reading Black Rob Cuts Ties W/ Diddy, "If You Tell Me You Love Me, I'ma Run With That" [Video].

Damon Dash On Jim Jones & Cam'ron Reunion, "I Gotta Give Them Props For Being Men"

May 4, 2010 5:45 PM

Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder Damon "Dame" Dash has offered his thoughts on seeing former Roc associates Jim Jones and Cam'ron reunite after years of distance.

Continue reading Damon Dash On Jim Jones & Cam'ron Reunion, "I Gotta Give Them Props For Being Men".

Murder Trial Begins In Fatal Shooting Of Akon's Protege, Dolla

May 4, 2010 5:09 PM

The trial for slain rapper Roderick "Dolla" Burton has begun today in California nearly a year after the Akon protege was murdered by gunfire.

Continue reading Murder Trial Begins In Fatal Shooting Of Akon's Protege, Dolla.

Gucci Mane To Be Released From Jail Next Week

May 4, 2010 4:45 PM

Incarcerated rapper Gucci Mane will reportedly be released from jail next week after serving nearly six months behind bars for a probation violation.

Continue reading Gucci Mane To Be Released From Jail Next Week.

Bangladesh Calls Out Baby, "Those Young Money Artists Don't Even Know They Not Getting Royalty Money"

May 4, 2010 4:35 PM

Producer Bangladesh has called out Cash Money Records' Baby and said he is controlling Lil Wayne and the rapper's Young Money artists.

Continue reading Bangladesh Calls Out Baby, "Those Young Money Artists Don't Even Know They Not Getting Royalty Money".

Fat Joe Loves The Kids & The Cheese Burgers Too

May 4, 2010 4:05 PM

For Caption Diss, the good ol' folks at SOHH are up to no good giving y'all, the doggies, a chance to crack open the final word(s). The "Best We've Ever Read" headlines gets to rock the sh*t outta that SOHH Cap Diss crown for one week. Anyone want fries with that order?

Continue reading Fat Joe Loves The Kids & The Cheese Burgers Too.

Ice Cube On Eazy-E's Absence For N.W.A. Biopic Making, "He Won't Be Around To See That Made"

May 4, 2010 4:00 PM

Hip-Hop pioneer Ice Cube recently shared his thoughts on the upcoming N.W.A. biopic being in the works and the realization that Eazy-E is not alive to see his legacy on the big screen.

Continue reading Ice Cube On Eazy-E's Absence For N.W.A. Biopic Making, "He Won't Be Around To See That Made".

Baby On Lil Wayne's Return From Jail, "I Would Probably Be One Of The Happiest Men On Earth [That] Day"

May 4, 2010 2:45 PM

Cash Money Records co-founder Bryan "Baby" Williams has updated fans on the status on incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne's Young Money crew since and how he will react when his "son" is released.

Continue reading Baby On Lil Wayne's Return From Jail, "I Would Probably Be One Of The Happiest Men On Earth [That] Day".

Joe Budden Airs Out Kat Stacks & Somaya Reece, "[Her] P*ssy Look Like KFC's Double Down"

May 4, 2010 1:40 PM

Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden has launched a Twitter attack on ex-girlfriend Somaya Reece and alleged groupie Kat Stacks.

Continue reading Joe Budden Airs Out Kat Stacks & Somaya Reece, "[Her] P*ssy Look Like KFC's Double Down".

Diddy To Take Over MTV Movie Awards, Headlines Annual Showcase

May 4, 2010 12:30 PM

Actor/Rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs has reportedly been chosen to headline the MTV Movie Awards next month.

Continue reading Diddy To Take Over MTV Movie Awards, Headlines Annual Showcase.

Styles P Vouches For The "New" Shyne, "I Can't Knock Him At All

May 4, 2010 11:45 AM

Styles P recently reached out to SOHH to share his opinion of formerly incarcerated rapper Shyne's new post-jail rhyming style.

Continue reading Styles P Vouches For The "New" Shyne, "I Can't Knock Him At All.

Lil Jon Prepares For A "Crunk Rock" Summer, "It's Not Just Rock & Roll"

May 4, 2010 11:35 AM

Producer Lil Jon has cleared up confusion surrounding his upcoming Crunk Rock album and said that the project is not solely based on experimental rock sounds.

Continue reading Lil Jon Prepares For A "Crunk Rock" Summer, "It's Not Just Rock & Roll".

Freeway On Life After Roc-A-Fella Records, "It's Time To Try My Hand With The Independent Thing" [Video]

May 4, 2010 11:20 AM

Former Roc-A-Fella Records artist Freeway has explained his decision to leave the imprint and talked about his current connection with State Property.

Continue reading Freeway On Life After Roc-A-Fella Records, "It's Time To Try My Hand With The Independent Thing" [Video].

Fat Joe Wants Rapping Kanye West Back, "When He Did The Singing Album, I Purposely Didn't Buy It" [Video]

May 4, 2010 10:40 AM

Terror Squad leader Fat Joe recently talked about fans pigeonholing their favorite artists and explained why he wants Kanye West to return to rap.

Continue reading Fat Joe Wants Rapping Kanye West Back, "When He Did The Singing Album, I Purposely Didn't Buy It" [Video].

Trina On Rocking With Diddy, "His Energy Boosted My Energy"

May 4, 2010 10:15 AM

Southern rapper Trina recently discussed her relationship with Diddy and divulged how much of an impact he had on her new album, Amazin'.

Continue reading Trina On Rocking With Diddy, "His Energy Boosted My Energy".

Photo Of The Day 2010-05-04

May 4, 2010 12:00 AM

Ludacris lays back with a young lady for his "Sex Room" music video shoot.

Baby Discusses Jim Jones & Cam'ron Reunion, "Dipset Came Up The Same Time As Us"

May 3, 2010 11:50 PM

Cash Money Records' Baby has shared his reaction to seeing Jim Jones and Cam'ron coming back together for a new Dipset movement.

Continue reading Baby Discusses Jim Jones & Cam'ron Reunion, "Dipset Came Up The Same Time As Us".

Dame Dash Brings Roc-A-Fella Back, "[Jay-Z] Doesn't Work For Def Jam Anymore"

May 3, 2010 10:04 PM

Former Roc-A-Fella co-owner Damon "Dame" Dash has decided to resurrect the company he helped build with Jay-Z and Kareem "Biggs" Burke.

Continue reading Dame Dash Brings Roc-A-Fella Back, "[Jay-Z] Doesn't Work For Def Jam Anymore".

Little Brother On Rap Crew Precautions, "Don't Make A Producer Part Of Your Group Unless [They] Rap Too"

May 3, 2010 9:41 PM

Little Brother's Big Pooh and Phonte have offered some advice to rappers aiming to start their own hip-hop groups.

Continue reading Little Brother On Rap Crew Precautions, "Don't Make A Producer Part Of Your Group Unless [They] Rap Too".

N.O.R.E. Wants All Rappers To Get Along, "I Have Never Been With The Dissing Sh*t"

May 3, 2010 6:00 PM

CNN's N.O.R.E. has revealed his thoughts on rap beefs and questioned why rappers just can not get along.

Continue reading N.O.R.E. Wants All Rappers To Get Along, "I Have Never Been With The Dissing Sh*t".

Nas Reveals Secret To Beat Selection, "I Have My Own Ideas Of Being A Producer"

May 3, 2010 6:00 PM

Grammy-nominated rapper Nas has revealed how he selects beats and why some collaborations and tracks get scraped due to time restraints.

Continue reading Nas Reveals Secret To Beat Selection, "I Have My Own Ideas Of Being A Producer".

Fat Joe On DJ Khaled's Success, "We Passed Him The Baton & Let Him Go" [Video]

May 3, 2010 5:40 PM

Fat Joe recently talked about his current relationship with long-time associate DJ Khaled and applauded the Def Jam South president for taking advantage of the opportunities presented to him.

Continue reading Fat Joe On DJ Khaled's Success, "We Passed Him The Baton & Let Him Go" [Video].

Drake, Nicki Minaj, Fabolous, Juelz Santana & More To Invade Hot 97's Summer Jam Concert

May 3, 2010 4:55 PM

Drake, Nicki Minaj, Fabolous, Juelz Santana and more will perform at New York radio station Hot 97's annual Summer Jam concert next month.

Continue reading Drake, Nicki Minaj, Fabolous, Juelz Santana & More To Invade Hot 97's Summer Jam Concert.

Pharrell On N.E.R.D.'s New Album, "We Just Want To Talk To The Girls" [Video]

May 3, 2010 4:00 PM

Pharrell Williams recently opened up about  N.E.R.D.'s upcoming Nothing album and explained why women will be a primary focus this time around.

Continue reading Pharrell On N.E.R.D.'s New Album, "We Just Want To Talk To The Girls" [Video].

Trina Sets The Record Straight On Leaked Nude Pics, "[They] Stole My Phone, Leaked Pictures & Tried To Extort Money From Me"

May 3, 2010 2:30 PM

Southern rapper Trina has cleared the air on her recently leaked nude photographs on said the person responsible was trying to extort her.

Continue reading Trina Sets The Record Straight On Leaked Nude Pics, "[They] Stole My Phone, Leaked Pictures & Tried To Extort Money From Me".

Jim Jones Promises Dipset Album Will Be "A Good Christmas Stocking Stuffer"

May 3, 2010 1:45 PM

Dipset's Jim Jones and Cam'ron have ramped up the anticipation for a new Diplomat album by hinting at a holiday season release.

Continue reading Jim Jones Promises Dipset Album Will Be "A Good Christmas Stocking Stuffer".

White Female Movie Writer Hired For N.W.A. Biopic

May 3, 2010 1:00 PM

Film writer Andrea Berloff has reportedly been hired to write the biopic for famed West Coast rap group N*ggaz Wit Attitude (N.W.A.).

Continue reading White Female Movie Writer Hired For N.W.A. Biopic.

Jim Jonsin On Eminem's "Recovery" LP, "He's Got Something Strong" [Video]

May 3, 2010 11:50 AM

Producer Jim Jonsin has shared some insight on his contribution to Eminem's upcoming Recovery album.

Continue reading Jim Jonsin On Eminem's "Recovery" LP, "He's Got Something Strong" [Video].

Game Speaks On Jay Electronica, "I Haven't Heard Anyone Spit Like Him Since Nas"

May 3, 2010 11:15 AM

West Coast rapper Game officially co-signed Jay Electronica and likened the emcee to rap veteran Nas.

Continue reading Game Speaks On Jay Electronica, "I Haven't Heard Anyone Spit Like Him Since Nas".

Drake On "Find Your Love" Track, "It Almost Feels LIke The Song Should Be Performed By A Woman"

May 3, 2010 11:05 AM

Young Money's Drake has opened up about his new Kanye West-produced song, "Find Your Love."

Continue reading Drake On "Find Your Love" Track, "It Almost Feels LIke The Song Should Be Performed By A Woman".

Kid Cudi Digs Kanye West's "Cleveland Show" Appearance, "Kenny West Muthaf*cka!"

May 3, 2010 10:35 AM

G.O.O.D. Music's Kid Cudi congratulated Kanye West for his "Cleveland Show" television appearance which aired last night.

Continue reading Kid Cudi Digs Kanye West's "Cleveland Show" Appearance, "Kenny West Muthaf*cka!".

Paul Wall's "Heart Of A Champion" Album Cover Revealed

May 3, 2010 10:15 AM

The cover art for Paul Wall's upcoming Heart of a Champion album debuted on the internet today.

Continue reading Paul Wall's "Heart Of A Champion" Album Cover Revealed.

Photo Of The Day 2010-05-03

May 3, 2010 12:00 AM

Razah takes a break during his "Keys to the City" music video shoot.

Stacey Dash Says "House Arrest" Movie W/ Game Got Dumped, "They Didn't Have Enough Money"

May 2, 2010 5:23 PM

Actress Stacey Dash has revealed her House Arrest film, which co-starred Game, ran out of financial funds and will likely not be released.

Continue reading Stacey Dash Says "House Arrest" Movie W/ Game Got Dumped, "They Didn't Have Enough Money".

Jim Jones Wins Converse Band Of Ballers B-Ball Tournament, "We Own This Right Now" [Video]

May 2, 2010 4:02 PM

Dipset's Jim Jones and his Jones Family basketball team were victorious in this weekend's Converse Band of Ballers tournament in Atlanta.

Continue reading Jim Jones Wins Converse Band Of Ballers B-Ball Tournament, "We Own This Right Now" [Video].

Young Jeezy's "Thug Motivation 103" Album Due Early Summer

May 2, 2010 1:06 PM

Southern rapper Young Jeezy's Thug Motivation 103 album will reportedly drop in early summer 2010.

Continue reading Young Jeezy's "Thug Motivation 103" Album Due Early Summer.

Diddy Goes Behind Bars, Pays Visit To Lil Wayne At Rikers Island

May 2, 2010 12:48 PM

Rap mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs paid his respect to incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne last week by visiting him at Rikers Island.

Continue reading Diddy Goes Behind Bars, Pays Visit To Lil Wayne At Rikers Island.

Jay Electronica Explains "Ghost of Christopher Wallace" Track, "I Was Really Trying To Invoke The Energy Of B.I.G."

May 2, 2010 9:36 AM

After Friday's release of his "Ghost of Christopher Wallace" song, Jay Electronica hit up SOHH during the Converse Band of Ballers tournament in Atlanta to explain where the Notorious B.I.G. reference track stemmed from.

Continue reading Jay Electronica Explains "Ghost of Christopher Wallace" Track, "I Was Really Trying To Invoke The Energy Of B.I.G.".

Floyd Mayweather Defeats Shane Mosley, Game, Royce Da 5'9 & Jay Rock React

May 2, 2010 12:25 AM

Game, Royce Da 5'9 and Jay Rock clocked in late Saturday (May 1) night to share their Twitter reactions of Floyd Mayweather Jr. winning his 41st consecutive boxing match against Shane Mosley.

Continue reading Floyd Mayweather Defeats Shane Mosley, Game, Royce Da 5'9 & Jay Rock React .

Photo Of The Day 2010-05-02

May 2, 2010 12:00 AM

Cam'ron & Jim Jones Officially Reunite At Converse Band of Ballers Tournament.

Glasses Malone Addresses Ice Cube Beef Rumors, "As Much As Them Old N*ggas Hate Me, They Respect My Motherf*cking Mind!"

May 1, 2010 4:08 PM

Cash Money Records' Glasses Malone has addressed recent speculation of trying to spark an Ice Cube beef on Twitter today and said he has always paid homage to rap veterans.

Continue reading Glasses Malone Addresses Ice Cube Beef Rumors, "As Much As Them Old N*ggas Hate Me, They Respect My Motherf*cking Mind!".

Jim Jones Brings Out Cam'ron For Band Of Ballers Tournament, Talks Reunion "We Comin' To Kill"

May 1, 2010 3:52 PM

Dipset's Jim Jones took a break from his Converse Band of Ballers basketball tournament today in Atlanta to talk with SOHH about the new Diplomat movement and relinking with Cam'ron.

Continue reading Jim Jones Brings Out Cam'ron For Band Of Ballers Tournament, Talks Reunion "We Comin' To Kill".

Stacey Dash Reveals Game's Nerd Features, "I Want Him To Expose That Side Of Himself"

May 1, 2010 10:14 AM

Actress Stacey Dash has revealed some of rapper Game's unknown characteristics including his hidden intelligence and articulate mannerisms.

Continue reading Stacey Dash Reveals Game's Nerd Features, "I Want Him To Expose That Side Of Himself".

Lloyd Banks Talks J. Cole, Nipsey Hussle & Jay Rock, "There's So Much New Talent Out There"

May 1, 2010 9:52 AM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has reportedly shown interest in collaborating with rap newcomers J. Cole, Nipsey Hussle and Jay Rock.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Talks J. Cole, Nipsey Hussle & Jay Rock, "There's So Much New Talent Out There".

Dame Dash Claims Past Money Problems Were Exaggerated, "I Started To Go Through A Lot Of Bad Press"

May 1, 2010 9:39 AM

Former Roc-A-Fella co-owner Damon "Dame" Dash recently talked about his past financial troubles and blamed the media for building too much hype around him.

Continue reading Dame Dash Claims Past Money Problems Were Exaggerated, "I Started To Go Through A Lot Of Bad Press".

Photo Of The Day 2010-05-01

May 1, 2010 12:00 AM

Dimebreed and Floyd Mayweather chill at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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