September 2010 Archives

Jay-Z & Eminem Lit Flame Under Dr. Dre

September 30, 2010 11:52 PM

West Coast rap pioneer Dr. Dre recently recalled being invited to Eminem and Jay-Z's recent hometown concerts and hitting the stage in front of sold-out crowds sparked a match under him.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Eminem Lit Flame Under Dr. Dre.

Soulja Boy Cries Conspiracy In Kat Stacks Scandal, "I Was Framed" [Audio]

September 30, 2010 11:30 PM

Southern rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has accused celebrity groupie Kat Stacks of framing him and accusing the 20 year-old of being a cocaine addict in a recently released video.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Cries Conspiracy In Kat Stacks Scandal, "I Was Framed" [Audio].

Nas Adds Some "Rock" To "Lost Tapes" Sequel

September 30, 2010 8:10 PM

Grammy-nominated rapper Nas will reportedly link with hip-hop veteran Pete Rock for his upcoming Lost Tapes 2 album.

Continue reading Nas Adds Some "Rock" To "Lost Tapes" Sequel.

Dr. Dre's "Detox" Release Date Washes Away

September 30, 2010 7:15 PM

West Coast rap veteran Dr. Dre has announced that his long-awaited Detox album could be delayed through 2011.

Continue reading Dr. Dre's "Detox" Release Date Washes Away.

Rhymefest & Rahm Emanuel Prepare Chi-Town Takeover

September 30, 2010 6:00 PM

With White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel preparing to announce his pursuit of Chicago mayoral office tomorrow, SOHH has learned Chicago rapper Rhymefest is also set to make a political run in the Illinois city.

Continue reading Rhymefest & Rahm Emanuel Prepare Chi-Town Takeover.

Kid Cudi Seeks Help, "I Just Wish Someone Could Teach Me How To Act"

September 30, 2010 5:50 PM

Troubled rapper Kid Cudi has opened up about his inability to control himself and his inability to handle being in the spotlight.

Continue reading Kid Cudi Seeks Help, "I Just Wish Someone Could Teach Me How To Act".

"I'm Not A Human Being" Producer Talks Running Lil Wayne & Drake Single

September 30, 2010 4:35 PM

Two days after the release of Lil Wayne's new I Am Not A Human Being album, contributing producer Streetrunner has shared his experiences of collaborating on the project.

Continue reading "I'm Not A Human Being" Producer Talks Running Lil Wayne & Drake Single.

Kanye West Deems Tomorrow A B.A.D. Friday, "One Hacker Can Mess Everything Up"

September 30, 2010 4:20 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has decided to cancel this week's G.O.O.D. Friday music release in light of his music being leaked online.

Continue reading Kanye West Deems Tomorrow A B.A.D. Friday, "One Hacker Can Mess Everything Up".

Lloyd Banks Describes Blue Fridays Game Plan [Video]

September 30, 2010 2:30 PM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has decided to follow Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Friday blueprint by releasing new music on a weekly basis.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Describes Blue Fridays Game Plan [Video].

Diddy Explains How To Make $500 Million [Video]

September 30, 2010 12:20 PM

Entertainment mogul Diddy has detailed how his Sean John clothing brand is able to bank over $500 million annually, as it is one of the top urban brands in the market.

Continue reading Diddy Explains How To Make $500 Million [Video].

Cam'ron's Protege Vado Names His Top 5, Includes Famed Dipset Rivals

September 30, 2010 12:10 PM

Diplomat's Vado has named his Top 5 rappers of all-time and highlights Dipset's past rap foes Jay-Z and Nas on his list.

Continue reading Cam'ron's Protege Vado Names His Top 5, Includes Famed Dipset Rivals.

Trey Songz Says Drake's Ready For "Best Of Both Worlds" Album

September 30, 2010 11:40 AM

R&B singer Trey Songz recently doled out advice for Drake as he prepares to drop an all-R&B mixtape and has revealed that the Young Money star is anxious to collaborate on an LP.

Continue reading Trey Songz Says Drake's Ready For "Best Of Both Worlds" Album.

Nicki Minaj Catches "Raining Men" With Rihanna

September 30, 2010 11:30 AM

R&B siren Rihanna will extend an umbrella to Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj as she recruits the femcee to contribute to her forthcoming Loud album, on a track called "Raining Men".

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Catches "Raining Men" With Rihanna.

UPDATE: Wyclef Jean Breaks Silence On Hospitalization

September 30, 2010 11:20 AM

The Fugees rapper Wyclef Jean has ended his silence since reports claimed he was hospitalized earlier this week due to stress.

Continue reading UPDATE: Wyclef Jean Breaks Silence On Hospitalization.

Eminem & Lil Wayne Show "No Love" To The World [Video]

September 30, 2010 11:10 AM

Grammy-winning rappers Eminem and Lil Wayne will premiere their "No Love" music video tonight, marking the duo's second collaboration with one another.

Continue reading Eminem & Lil Wayne Show "No Love" To The World [Video].

Photo of the Day: Cali Swag & LaToya Jackson

September 30, 2010 12:31 AM

Do The Dougie: Cali Swag District teaches LaToya Jackson how to 'dougie' at Millions of Milkshakes in Westfield Culver City where they also held a Michael Jackson tribute performance with their single "Where You Are."

Photo submitted by Cashmere Agency

Solar Physically Abused Guru, Says Ex-Jazzmatazz Member

September 29, 2010 11:19 PM

Months after the passing of rap pioneer Guru, an ex-member of his Jazzmatazz band has come forward to speak out against the legend's producer, Solar, and accuse him of physical abuse.

Continue reading Solar Physically Abused Guru, Says Ex-Jazzmatazz Member.

Lloyd Banks & Nas Join Forces Courtesy Of Kanye West

September 29, 2010 9:51 PM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks and rap veteran Nas will reportedly have their differences placed aside to exchange bars on an upcoming collaboration track.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks & Nas Join Forces Courtesy Of Kanye West.

Lil Wayne's "I'm Not A Human Being" Projected To Sell 100K In First-Week

September 29, 2010 6:11 PM

Incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne's I Am Not A Human Being is reportedly en route to sell up to 100,000 copies in its first-week in stores.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's "I'm Not A Human Being" Projected To Sell 100K In First-Week.

Mobb Deep's Havoc "Hustles Hard" W/ Japanese MC [Video]

September 29, 2010 5:13 PM

Mobb Deep's Havoc will diversify his portfolio by collaborating with an underground Japanese artist named S.H.O.

Continue reading Mobb Deep's Havoc "Hustles Hard" W/ Japanese MC [Video].

UPDATE: Kanye West Addresses Delayed Album Reports

September 29, 2010 4:45 PM

After reports this week claimed Kanye West's forthcoming album would be released in late November, the Grammy-winning rapper has come forward to address the speculation.

Continue reading UPDATE: Kanye West Addresses Delayed Album Reports.

Drake Made Kanye West A Shook One, "He Was The First Thing That Actually Scared Me"

September 29, 2010 3:45 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has opened up about how Young Money rap star Drake pressured him into stepping up his rhyme game earlier this year.

Continue reading Drake Made Kanye West A Shook One, "He Was The First Thing That Actually Scared Me".

Ice Cube Names His Top West Coast MC's, Excludes Eazy-E & Dr. Dre

September 29, 2010 2:50 PM

Hip-hop veteran Ice Cube has named his personal favorite emcees from the western region ranging from the late Tupac Shakur to current rap star The Game.

Continue reading Ice Cube Names His Top West Coast MC's, Excludes Eazy-E & Dr. Dre.

50 Cent & Lloyd Ink Truce, Squash G-Unit/Murder Inc. Beef [Audio]

September 29, 2010 2:30 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent and former Murder Inc. artist Lloyd have squashed their past differences and decided to show off their bond on a new song entitled,  "Let's Get It In".

Continue reading 50 Cent & Lloyd Ink Truce, Squash G-Unit/Murder Inc. Beef [Audio].

Eminem Can't Recover Top 5, Trey Songz Brings More Pain At No. 7, John Legend & The Roots Wake-Up The Competition

September 29, 2010 1:15 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Eminem cannot regain his previous Top 5 position, Trey Songz continues his dominance at No. 7 plus John Legend and The Roots wake-up their competition.

Continue reading Eminem Can't Recover Top 5, Trey Songz Brings More Pain At No. 7, John Legend & The Roots Wake-Up The Competition.

Lil' Wayne's "Lollipop" Producer Says Time To Ante Up, "It's Not Your Record, It's Ours"

September 29, 2010 12:45 PM

Jailed rapper Lil Wayne's "Lollipop" producer Jim Jonsin has updated fans on his lawsuit against Cash Money Records over not being paid for his contribution to the multi-platinum selling 2008 LP, Tha Carter III.

Continue reading Lil' Wayne's "Lollipop" Producer Says Time To Ante Up, "It's Not Your Record, It's Ours".

Roscoe Dash Preps To Battle Nicki Minaj & Waka Flocka Flame

September 29, 2010 12:25 PM

After being nominated to take home the BET Hip-Hop Awards' "Rookie of the Year" trophy, SOHH hit up Roscoe Dash to see how he feels about competing with Nicki Minaj and Waka Flocka Flame for the title.

Continue reading Roscoe Dash Preps To Battle Nicki Minaj & Waka Flocka Flame.

Drake's Bodyguard Bloodies Fan At Florida Concert [Video]

September 29, 2010 11:45 AM

Young Money star Drake has reportedly been accused of involvement in a battery incident which took place at his Jacksonville, Florida show last week.

Continue reading Drake's Bodyguard Bloodies Fan At Florida Concert [Video].

Melyssa Ford Calls Kat Stacks Indestructible, "She's Hiding In Plain Sight"

September 29, 2010 11:40 AM

Former video vixen Melyssa Ford recently shared her thoughts on celebrity groupie Kat Stacks and why the rapper-exposing Internet starlet won't disappear from the spotlight any time soon.

Continue reading Melyssa Ford Calls Kat Stacks Indestructible, "She's Hiding In Plain Sight".

50 Cent Reveals Secret Stash, "I Got Records That The Fans Would Bug Out On"

September 29, 2010 11:30 AM

G-Unit head 50 Cent has given an update on his forthcoming album and said that he may place some of his previously recorded, unreleased tracks on the album.

Continue reading 50 Cent Reveals Secret Stash, "I Got Records That The Fans Would Bug Out On".

Shontelle, "No Gravity"

September 29, 2010 12:00 AM

[With the new release of No Gravity, Barbados R&B singer Shontelle gives the Top 5 reasons to support her LP.]

Continue reading Shontelle, "No Gravity".

Kane & Abel, "Back On Money"

September 29, 2010 12:00 AM

[After this week's release of Back On Money, New Orleans duo Kane & Abel break down the Top 5 reasons to go out and support their comeback LP.]

Continue reading Kane & Abel, "Back On Money".

Nas Listens To "Lost Tapes 2" While Cruising The Coast

September 29, 2010 12:00 AM

Empire State of Mind: Rap veteran Nas listens to The Lost Tapes 2 while driving along the coast.

LL Cool J Rocks & Rolls Into Hall Of Fame Bid

September 28, 2010 11:06 PM

Hip-Hop veteran LL Cool J has once again been nominated as a candidate for the 2011 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Continue reading LL Cool J Rocks & Rolls Into Hall Of Fame Bid.

Nick Cannon Wants MC Hammer To Tag Team Wrestle Jay-Z & Eminem

September 28, 2010 10:51 PM

Television personality Nick Cannon has publicly reached out to MC Hammer and said they should work together to try and set-up a wrestling match with Eminem and Jay-Z.

Continue reading Nick Cannon Wants MC Hammer To Tag Team Wrestle Jay-Z & Eminem.

UPDATE: Paul Wall Addresses Attacking Fan With Microphone

September 28, 2010 10:32 PM

Southern rapper Paul Wall has come forward to confirm footage and apologize for attacking a fan during his Low Low Car Show concert in San Antonio, Texas last weekend.

Continue reading UPDATE: Paul Wall Addresses Attacking Fan With Microphone.

President Barack Obama Inducts Nas & Lil Wayne

September 28, 2010 5:14 PM

United States President Barack Obama has opened up about what he has been listening to these days and admits that Jay-Z is no longer the only rap star found in his playlist.

Continue reading President Barack Obama Inducts Nas & Lil Wayne.

Kanye West Keeps Fans Waiting W/ Delayed Album Release

September 28, 2010 3:55 PM

Kanye West will keep rap fans waiting longer as new reports suggest his upcoming untitled album will be postponed.

Continue reading Kanye West Keeps Fans Waiting W/ Delayed Album Release.

"Power" Producer Wants 1-On-1 Session With Nicki Minaj

September 28, 2010 3:20 PM

Kanye West's "Power" producer, Symbolyc One (S1), recently hit up SOHH and expressed his interest in contributing to Nicki Minaj's upcoming Pink Friday album.

Continue reading "Power" Producer Wants 1-On-1 Session With Nicki Minaj.

Kid Cudi Turns His Beef Into...A Peace Sign?

September 28, 2010 2:50 PM

For Caption Diss, the good ol' folks at SOHH are back at it giving y'all, the loyal doggies, a chance to capture the final word(s). The "Best We've Ever Read" headline gets to rock that Cap Diss crown for seven days. Who run it?

Continue reading Kid Cudi Turns His Beef Into...A Peace Sign?.

Lil Wayne Says He "Can't F*ckin' Wait" To Leave Rikers Island

September 28, 2010 1:40 PM

Imprisoned rapper Lil Wayne has penned a new letter to fans as he approaches his final weeks behind bars at Rikers Island.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Says He "Can't F*ckin' Wait" To Leave Rikers Island.

Fabolous, Drake, Andre 3000 & T.I. Throw Their "Deuces" Up

September 28, 2010 12:50 PM

Rappers Fabolous, T.I., Andre 3000, Drake and Kanye West will reportedly unite to contribute verses for R&B singer Chris Brown's "Deuces" remix.

Continue reading Fabolous, Drake, Andre 3000 & T.I. Throw Their "Deuces" Up.

Paul Wall Attacks Fan At San Antonio Car Show [Video]

September 28, 2010 12:35 PM

Southern rapper Paul Wall has made headlines for reportedly attacking a fan during last weekend's Low Low Car Show in San Antonio, Texas.

Continue reading Paul Wall Attacks Fan At San Antonio Car Show [Video].

Melyssa Ford Confronts 50 Cent Dating Rumors, "It's Very Easy For A Woman To Fall In Love W/ Him"

September 28, 2010 12:20 PM

Former video vixen Melyssa Ford has discussed the circulating rumors romantically entangling her with 50 Cent after a few of their public Twitter exchanges went noticed.

Continue reading Melyssa Ford Confronts 50 Cent Dating Rumors, "It's Very Easy For A Woman To Fall In Love W/ Him".

Gucci Mane, "The Appeal: Georgia's Most Wanted"

September 28, 2010 12:00 PM

After a yearlong incarceration in 2009, Gucci Mane has returned to the rap scene with his new album The Appeal: Georgia's Most Wanted.

Continue reading Gucci Mane, "The Appeal: Georgia's Most Wanted".

SOHH What's Up: 9th Wonder, Bun B, Mya & Murphy Lee On The Check-In

September 28, 2010 11:52 AM

Every day, SOHH is checking in on your favorite artists, athletes and entertainment personalities! Today, 9th Wonder, Bun B, Mya and Murphy Lee tell "SOHH, What's Up?"

Continue reading SOHH What's Up: 9th Wonder, Bun B, Mya & Murphy Lee On The Check-In.

50 Cent Seeks Perfection W/ "Before I Self Destruct" Follow-Up

September 28, 2010 11:45 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has sought out to release a perfect album with the follow-up to 2009's Before I Self Destruct.

Continue reading 50 Cent Seeks Perfection W/ "Before I Self Destruct" Follow-Up.

Kanye West Describes Difficult Rap Comeback, "I Still Had A Lot Of Pain"

September 28, 2010 11:20 AM

Troubled rapper/producer Kanye West explains his arduous return to hip-hop in a new feature he penned for the October issue of XXL Magazine.

Continue reading Kanye West Describes Difficult Rap Comeback, "I Still Had A Lot Of Pain".

Jay Rock Announces "Strange" Affiliation W/Tech N9ne

September 28, 2010 10:50 AM

West Coast newcomer Jay Rock has inked a new record deal with Tech N9ne's Strange Music record label, marking the end of his deal with Warner Bros.

Continue reading Jay Rock Announces "Strange" Affiliation W/Tech N9ne.

Yo Gotti & DJ Drama Sip On Ciroc

September 28, 2010 12:00 AM

Bottles Up: Yo Gotti and DJ Drama enjoy some Ciroc Coconut Vokda.

Photo taken from DJ Drama's Twitter.

Ice Cube, "I Am The West"

September 28, 2010 12:00 AM

Hip-Hop vanguard Ice Cube is back to reclaim his spot as one of the West Coast's most revered rhyme spitters with his ninth solo album, I Am The West.

Continue reading Ice Cube, "I Am The West".

Lil Wayne's Fan Mail Considered "Fire Hazard" At Rikers Island

September 27, 2010 10:21 PM

Incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne has opened up about the fan mail he receives in Rikers Island and why it is considered a fire hazard.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Fan Mail Considered "Fire Hazard" At Rikers Island.

Buju Banton Scores Victory In Felony Cocaine Trial

September 27, 2010 9:55 PM

Jailed reggae artist Buju Banton received positive news on Monday after Florida court jurors declared a mistrial in his felony drug case after four days of discussions.

Continue reading Buju Banton Scores Victory In Felony Cocaine Trial.

Kanye West Expands G.O.O.D. Music Roster W/ New Signing

September 27, 2010 9:44 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music artist roster has now been expanded with the addition of hip-hop veteran Mos Def.

Continue reading Kanye West Expands G.O.O.D. Music Roster W/ New Signing.

50 Cent Talks Lloyd Banks' Star-Studded "HFM2" Supporting Cast

September 27, 2010 6:00 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has revealed the menu for Lloyd Banks' upcoming Hunger For More 2 album which includes guest features from Fabolous, Swizz Beatz and Eminem.

Continue reading 50 Cent Talks Lloyd Banks' Star-Studded "HFM2" Supporting Cast.

Nelly Recalls Almost Self-Destructing Rap Career, "I Never Lost Anything In My Life That Close To Me"

September 27, 2010 5:45 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Nelly has further explained his recent remarks on nearly ending a historic rap career around the mid-2000's and why no financial backing could solve his problems.

Continue reading Nelly Recalls Almost Self-Destructing Rap Career, "I Never Lost Anything In My Life That Close To Me".

The Fugees' Wyclef Jean Hospitalized In New Jersey

September 27, 2010 5:23 PM

The Fugees' Wyclef Jean was reportedly hospitalized last night (September 26) in New Jersey due to reported stress and fatigue.

Continue reading The Fugees' Wyclef Jean Hospitalized In New Jersey.

Lloyd Banks Says Ashanti Nearly Engaged In G-Unit/Murder Inc. Beef [Video]

September 27, 2010 3:25 PM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has revealed former foe Ashanti warned him of a possible consequence regarding his camp's rivalry with Murder Inc. in the early 2000's.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Says Ashanti Nearly Engaged In G-Unit/Murder Inc. Beef [Video].

Snoop Dogg Saw Nicki Minaj's Early Star Power, "She Was Liking Pimpin'"

September 27, 2010 2:35 PM

West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg recently shared his outlook on Young Money's Nicki Minaj and said he recognized the rapper's potential well before her thrust into the spotlight.

Continue reading Snoop Dogg Saw Nicki Minaj's Early Star Power, "She Was Liking Pimpin'".

Kid Cudi Receives Punishment For Drug Possession Indictment

September 27, 2010 1:50 PM

Grammy-nominated rapper Kid Cudi has pleaded guilty to a drug possession charge he received after being arrested in New York City over the summer.

Continue reading Kid Cudi Receives Punishment For Drug Possession Indictment.

Kat Stacks Blasts B. Pumper's Adult Career Offer, "I Should Do A Motherf*cking Porn Movie W/ You?" [Video]

September 27, 2010 12:30 PM

Rap groupie Kat Stacks has responded to a recent offer made by porn star Brian Pumper to enter the adult film industry with his help.

Continue reading Kat Stacks Blasts B. Pumper's Adult Career Offer, "I Should Do A Motherf*cking Porn Movie W/ You?" [Video].

SOHH What's Up: Young Buck, Slim Thug, DJ Semtex, Free, Kwame, Rhymefest On The Check-In

September 27, 2010 11:56 AM

Every day, SOHH is checking in on your favorite artists, athletes and entertainment personalities! Today, Slim Thug, Free, Kwame, Young Buck, Rhymefest and DJ Semtex tell "SOHH, What's Up."

Continue reading SOHH What's Up: Young Buck, Slim Thug, DJ Semtex, Free, Kwame, Rhymefest On The Check-In.

Baby Counts Down Lil Wayne's Final Days, "We Pop Bottles For Him While He's Gone"

September 27, 2010 11:30 AM

Cash Money Records' co-founder Baby has reflected on his jailed protege Lil Wayne being slightly over a month away from leaving Rikers' Island to return home to family and friends.

Continue reading Baby Counts Down Lil Wayne's Final Days, "We Pop Bottles For Him While He's Gone".

Lil Wayne Treats Fans On 28th Birthday

September 27, 2010 11:15 AM

Incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne is not letting jail detain his music with today's release of I Am Not A Human Being on his 28th birthday.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Treats Fans On 28th Birthday.

Diddy Loves Getting Dirty Money

September 27, 2010 11:00 AM

Bad Boy Records' CEO Diddy recently opened up about his role in Dirty Money, a collective featuring himself and two R&B singers, and why he prefers working in a group rather than being a solo act.

Continue reading Diddy Loves Getting Dirty Money.

Shyne Reflects On Bad Boy Debut, "I Wanted Usher On That Record"

September 27, 2010 9:43 AM

Former Bad Boy Records artist Shyne recently reflected on his self-titled debut album and why Grammy-winning singer Usher was a guest feature he missed out on.

Continue reading Shyne Reflects On Bad Boy Debut, "I Wanted Usher On That Record".

Nick Cannon Wants To Knock Out Eminem

September 27, 2010 9:25 AM

Rapper Nick Cannon has taken his issues with rival Eminem to the next level by challenging him to a one-on-one boxing match.

Continue reading Nick Cannon Wants To Knock Out Eminem.

Rick Ross & Slim Thug Are Bosses

September 27, 2010 12:00 AM

Boss of All Bosses: Rick Ross and Slim Thug show they are true bosses from Dallas, Texas.

Photo taken from Rick Ross' Twitter.

Nicki Minaj Voices Her Frustration, "Another Fraudulent Show Being Promoted"

September 26, 2010 12:30 PM

Nicki Minaj fans have once again fallen victim to false concert promotion, forcing the Young Money star to address the matter on Twitter.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Voices Her Frustration, "Another Fraudulent Show Being Promoted".

Fabolous Creates A "Monster" With Lloyd Banks

September 26, 2010 12:02 PM

Grammy-nominated rapper Fabolous has developed a craving for involvement on Lloyd Banks' Hunger For More 2 album and announced his collaboration on the G-Unit member's forthcoming LP.

Continue reading Fabolous Creates A "Monster" With Lloyd Banks.

Lil Wayne's Multi-Colored "I Am Not A Human Being" Video Analyzed

September 26, 2010 11:55 AM

After the recent online release of Lil Wayne's "I Am Not A Human Being" music video, the visual's director David Rousseau has stepped forward to explain its presentation.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Multi-Colored "I Am Not A Human Being" Video Analyzed.

Tony Yayo Predicted Nicki Minaj's Rise To Fame

September 26, 2010 11:51 AM

G-Unit's Tony Yayo recently revealed trying to snag a collaboration with Nicki Minaj and how he predicted a female would take over the rap game prior to her inking with Lil Wayne's Young Money.

Continue reading Tony Yayo Predicted Nicki Minaj's Rise To Fame.

Wiz Khalifa Wants To Roll Cam'ron Into Atlantic Records Debut

September 26, 2010 11:26 AM

Rap newcomer Wiz Khalifa has opened up about his new relationship with Atlantic Records since signing with them over the summer and what artists he wants on his debut.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Wants To Roll Cam'ron Into Atlantic Records Debut.

Trey Songz Signs Fans' Albums In Queens, NYC

September 26, 2010 12:00 AM

Trey Day: R&B super star Trey Songz shows fans love by signing copies of his new Passion, Pain & Pleasure album in Jamaica Queens, New York.

Photo submitted by What's Poppin'.

50 Cent Determined To "Get Right", "I Start My Training Today"

September 25, 2010 10:52 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has revealed plans to start getting back into shape months after losing over 50 pounds for a movie role.

Continue reading 50 Cent Determined To "Get Right", "I Start My Training Today".

Kanye West Recruits Rap Veterans For Jay-Z Joint EP

September 25, 2010 10:20 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has decided to intensify the hype surrounding his upcoming Watch The Throne Jay-Z joint EP by tweeting a few producers involved with the project.

Continue reading Kanye West Recruits Rap Veterans For Jay-Z Joint EP.

Baby Sees "Right Through" Nicki Minaj's Leak

September 25, 2010 11:29 AM

Cash Money Records co-founder Baby has shared his input on the recent leak of Nicki Minaj's "Right Through Me" single.

Continue reading Baby Sees "Right Through" Nicki Minaj's Leak.

Tony Yayo Pictures Lil Wayne's Rikers Leave, "A Guy Of His Stature Doesn't Need To Be In Jail Right Now"

September 25, 2010 11:06 AM

G-Unit's Tony Yayo has reflected on rapper Lil Wayne's incarceration for a gun conviction and what lessons he will have learned after his November release.

Continue reading Tony Yayo Pictures Lil Wayne's Rikers Leave, "A Guy Of His Stature Doesn't Need To Be In Jail Right Now".

Jay-Z's "So Appalled" Verse Sparks MC Hammer Feud [Audio]

September 25, 2010 10:46 AM

After yesterday's release of Kanye West and Jay-Z's "So Appalled" collaboration, rap veteran MC Hammer has responded to Hov's verse which taunts him.

Continue reading Jay-Z's "So Appalled" Verse Sparks MC Hammer Feud [Audio].

Pharrell Gets Patriotic & Militant About "Nothing"

September 25, 2010 10:22 AM

The cover art to N.E.R.D.'s upcoming Nothing album has hit the Internet and shows groupmate Pharrell Williams by himself with a military helmet.

Continue reading Pharrell Gets Patriotic & Militant About "Nothing".

Drake's "Light Dreams & Nightmares" Tour 80% Sold Out

September 25, 2010 9:00 AM

Young Money's Drake is continuing to draw live crowds as new reports show his current Light Dreams & Nightmares tour is selling out across the United States.

Continue reading Drake's "Light Dreams & Nightmares" Tour 80% Sold Out.

Lloyd Banks Spotted In The Studio

September 25, 2010 12:00 AM

Blue Hefner: G-Unit's Lloyd Banks gets caught in the studio by 50 Cent.

Photo taken from 50 Cent's Twitter.

T.I. Pressured By Record Executives, "The Label Kinda Puts The Gun To Your Head"

September 24, 2010 10:55 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. has put together a portion of pop records as he prepares the release of his upcoming Atlantic Records/Grand Hustle album, King Uncaged.

Continue reading T.I. Pressured By Record Executives, "The Label Kinda Puts The Gun To Your Head".

Baby Says Lil Wayne's "Carter IV" Is Fully Cocked, "This Album Has No Vocoder, He's Back To Raw Rap"

September 24, 2010 6:00 PM

Cash Money Records co-founder Baby has raised the bar for incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne's upcoming Carter IV album and said the LP will showcase his artist's return to raw rap.

Continue reading Baby Says Lil Wayne's "Carter IV" Is Fully Cocked, "This Album Has No Vocoder, He's Back To Raw Rap".

Cam'ron & Jim Jones Address Kanye West "Runaway" Remix Diss

September 24, 2010 5:22 PM

Dipset's Cam'ron and Jim Jones have addressed the recent release of their "Runaway" remix which name drops Kanye West.

Continue reading Cam'ron & Jim Jones Address Kanye West "Runaway" Remix Diss.

Rick Ross Flattered Over Sex Tape Leak, "Fat N*ggas Get P*ssy All Around The World"

September 24, 2010 4:47 PM

Southern rapper Rick Ross has reflected on a leaked sex tape which hit the Internet yesterday and was promoted as his own by looking at the positive aspects of the footage.

Continue reading Rick Ross Flattered Over Sex Tape Leak, "Fat N*ggas Get P*ssy All Around The World".

Nicki Minaj On Her Limits, "These Voices Can't Be Silenced"

September 24, 2010 4:40 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has given an update on her forthcoming Pink Friday album and opened up about whether or not she had reached a limit with her creativity.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj On Her Limits, "These Voices Can't Be Silenced".

Kat Stacks Plots Revenge Against Soulja Boy Tell Em [Video]

September 24, 2010 3:50 PM

Celebrity groupie Kat Stacks has retaliated against Soulja Boy Tell Em, weeks after accusing him of cocaine use, by advertising the rapper's alleged telephone number.

Continue reading Kat Stacks Plots Revenge Against Soulja Boy Tell Em [Video].

Rihanna & Drake Reignite Musical Flame

September 24, 2010 3:35 PM

Former couple Rihanna and Drake have placed their differences behind them, reuniting to collaborate on an upcoming single.

Continue reading Rihanna & Drake Reignite Musical Flame .

50 Cent & Eminem Punk Lloyd Banks, "I Got This B*tch N*gga" [Video]

September 24, 2010 1:30 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has released footage of a prank he and Eminem pulled on groupmate Lloyd Banks backstage at last week's Yankee Stadium New York City concert.

Continue reading 50 Cent & Eminem Punk Lloyd Banks, "I Got This B*tch N*gga" [Video].

J. Cole Envisions Battle W/Drake, "Throwing Jabs Motivates Me"

September 24, 2010 12:50 PM

Roc Nation's J. Cole recently talked about fans' desires to see him spark a lyrical battle with  Young Money's platinum-selling superstar Drake.

Continue reading J. Cole Envisions Battle W/Drake, "Throwing Jabs Motivates Me".

Kid Cudi Cranks That Superman, Rick Ross Is Hardcore, Drake's Apologies Exposed

September 24, 2010 12:30 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we kick back and watch Kid Cudi messing with that white girl, regurgitate over Rick Ross' hardcore sex tape, expose Drake's f*cked up apologies and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Kid Cudi Cranks That Superman, Rick Ross Is Hardcore, Drake's Apologies Exposed.

Swizz Beatz Rebirths Eminem's "Stan"

September 24, 2010 11:45 AM

Swizz Beatz resurrects Eminem's popular "Stan" single from the rapper's 2000 The Marshall Mathers LP, which details the demise of an obsessed fan.

Continue reading Swizz Beatz Rebirths Eminem's "Stan" .

Pharrell Upbeat About T.I.'s Legal Woes, "The Fingers Are Being Pointed"

September 24, 2010 11:20 AM

Hip-hop producer Pharrell Williams has vouched support for T.I. in light of his recent arrest and possible return to prison for probation violation earlier this month.

Continue reading Pharrell Upbeat About T.I.'s Legal Woes, "The Fingers Are Being Pointed".

Drake Fleshes Out "Gonorrhea" Leak

September 24, 2010 11:10 AM

Young Money's Drake has addressed the recently leaked "Gonorrhea" collaboration for Lil' Wayne's I Am Not A Human Being EP, and explained his verse on the track.

Continue reading Drake Fleshes Out "Gonorrhea" Leak .

Tony Yayo On 50 Cent/Fat Joe Face Off, "There's No Such Thing As A Fair One"

September 24, 2010 10:50 AM

G-Unit's Tony Yayo has come to the defense of 50 Cent weeks after his rival Fat Joe said he wanted a "fair" one with the rapper in a bathroom.

Continue reading Tony Yayo On 50 Cent/Fat Joe Face Off, "There's No Such Thing As A Fair One".

Asher Roth & Maluca In Brooklyn

September 24, 2010 12:00 AM

Brooklyn's Finest: Asher Roth helps kick off Hennessy & Hot 97's Artistry event at the Brooklyn Bowl, New York City with Maluca.

Photo submitted from Kinetix Integrated

Model Selita Ebanks Evades Kanye West Girlfriend Status

September 23, 2010 11:46 PM

Fashion model Selita Ebanks has played coy with rumors suggesting she is Kanye West's latest girlfriend after being spotted with the rapper on numerous occasions.

Continue reading Model Selita Ebanks Evades Kanye West Girlfriend Status.

Dr. Dre Scraps Leaked "Detox" Records, "Y'All N*ggas Gonna Love This Sh*t" [Video]

September 23, 2010 11:24 PM

West Coast rap veteran Dr. Dre has promised unauthorized leaks from his delayed Detox album would not slow down its release.

Continue reading Dr. Dre Scraps Leaked "Detox" Records, "Y'All N*ggas Gonna Love This Sh*t" [Video].

Nicki Minaj's "Right Through Me" Producer Addressees Unauthorized Leak

September 23, 2010 10:59 PM

The producer behind Nicki Minaj's leaked "Right Through Me" has come forward to address the song's unauthorized release and dispel rumors he was behind it dropping.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj's "Right Through Me" Producer Addressees Unauthorized Leak.

Pusha T Suits Up For Kanye West, "The Whole Rosewood Movement Is Something I'm Down With"

September 23, 2010 10:35 PM

The Clipse's Pusha T has confirmed recent speculation surrounding his dress attire being modified and said is trading in jeans for suits.

Continue reading Pusha T Suits Up For Kanye West, "The Whole Rosewood Movement Is Something I'm Down With".

UPDATE: Rick Ross Confronts Leaked Sex Tape Footage

September 23, 2010 6:45 PM

Southern rapper Rick Ross has come forward to address alleged leaked footage of himself engaging in a sexual encounter with a woman.

Continue reading UPDATE: Rick Ross Confronts Leaked Sex Tape Footage.

Drake Capitalizes Off Jimi Hendrix's Inspiration

September 23, 2010 6:05 PM

Young Money's Drake recently opened up about his admiration for the late rock star Jimi Hendrix and how much of an impact the artist's legacy has had on him.

Continue reading Drake Capitalizes Off Jimi Hendrix's Inspiration.

Jay-Z Talks Paper Stacking W/ Third Richest Person In The World

September 23, 2010 5:25 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z faces off with billionaire investor Warren Buffett, currently the third wealthiest person in the world, in the upcoming issue of Forbes magazine.

Continue reading Jay-Z Talks Paper Stacking W/ Third Richest Person In The World.

Nelly & St. Lunatics Reunite

September 23, 2010 4:10 PM

Rapper/radio personality Nelly has announced plans to put together and release a new St. Lunatics album by November.

Continue reading Nelly & St. Lunatics Reunite .

Fabolous Names His Top 10 Rap/R&B Collabos

September 23, 2010 3:45 PM

Fabolous has listed his Top 10 hip-hop meets R&B collaborations ranging from Method Man/Mary J. Blige's "I'll Be There For You" to more recent hits like Jay-Z/Alicia Keys' "Empire State of Mind."

Continue reading Fabolous Names His Top 10 Rap/R&B Collabos.

Kanye West Does The Time Warp, "This Album Is Going Backwards"

September 23, 2010 11:50 AM

Kanye West's comeback album will take fans on a backwards journey, allowing them to revisit the mood of his debut, The College Dropout.

Continue reading Kanye West Does The Time Warp, "This Album Is Going Backwards".

Raekwon Reacts To Lyfe Jennings' Jail Sentence

September 23, 2010 11:00 AM

Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon has expressed his feelings toward R&B singer and Only Built 4 Cuban Linx 2 feature Lyfe Jennings being sentenced to almost four years behind bars.

Continue reading Raekwon Reacts To Lyfe Jennings' Jail Sentence .

Alleged Rick Ross Sex Tape Lands Online [Video]

September 23, 2010 10:53 AM

Alleged footage from a Rick Ross sex tape has begun circulating online and finding its way onto multiple media outlets.

Continue reading Alleged Rick Ross Sex Tape Lands Online [Video].

Lil Wayne Got Scoop On "Pink Friday" From Jail Letters, Says Nicki Minaj [Audio]

September 23, 2010 10:24 AM

Incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne got the inside scoop on Nicki Minaj's upcoming debut album being called Pink Friday through fan letters he received in jail.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Got Scoop On "Pink Friday" From Jail Letters, Says Nicki Minaj [Audio].

Kanye West Names His Top "Coolest Famous" Creative People

September 23, 2010 10:00 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has named his list of top coolest famous creative people which includes Jay-Z, Ralph Lauren, Angelina Jolie, Lil Wayne and more.

Continue reading Kanye West Names His Top "Coolest Famous" Creative People.

Kid Cudi "Scared Straight" Behind Bars, "I Have A Newfound Respect For T.I. & Wayne"

September 23, 2010 9:07 AM

Grammy-nominated rapper Kid Cudi recently detailed his detainment after his drug possession arrest earlier this year, and what impact the penal system had on him.

Continue reading Kid Cudi "Scared Straight" Behind Bars, "I Have A Newfound Respect For T.I. & Wayne".

Pusha T Escapes Drake's "Light Dreams & Nightmares"

September 23, 2010 8:47 AM

The Clipse's Pusha T has backed out of being a co-headliner in Drake's new Light Dreams & Nightmares Tour which kicked off this week in Miami.

Continue reading Pusha T Escapes Drake's "Light Dreams & Nightmares".

Rick Ross & Busta Rhymes

September 23, 2010 12:00 AM

Boss of All Bosses: Rap juggernauts Rick Ross and Busta Rhymes show some brotherly love to one another.

Photo taken from Rick Ross' Twitter

Dipset Long-Awaited Reunion Concert Announced

September 22, 2010 10:43 PM

New York rappers Cam'ron, Jim Jones and Juelz Santana will officially kick-off a Dipset reunion concert in the Big Apple this November.

Continue reading Dipset Long-Awaited Reunion Concert Announced.

BREAKING: Lyfe Jennings Becomes Prison Statistic, Heads To The Slammer

September 22, 2010 9:13 PM

R&B singer Lyfe Jennings has been sentenced to over three years behind bars due to a 2008 indictment.

Continue reading BREAKING: Lyfe Jennings Becomes Prison Statistic, Heads To The Slammer.

Fabolous Names Top 5 Closet Must-Haves

September 22, 2010 5:44 PM

New York rapper Fabolous has named the top five items every man should have in their closets ranging from a good suit to a stacked Jordan brand collection.

Continue reading Fabolous Names Top 5 Closet Must-Haves.

Jay-Z Borrows Andy Warhol's Swag For "Decoded" Cover

September 22, 2010 5:04 PM

The cover art to Jay-Z's upcoming Decoded book has been released online with an excerpt from the rap mogul.

Continue reading Jay-Z Borrows Andy Warhol's Swag For "Decoded" Cover.

Kat Stacks Lures Rah Digga, "I Like The Fact She's Putting These Dudes On Blast"

September 22, 2010 4:48 PM

Celebrity groupie Kat Stacks has lured in the co-sign of female rap veteran Rah Digga who feels the Internet tell-all star's buzz is not going anywhere.

Continue reading Kat Stacks Lures Rah Digga, "I Like The Fact She's Putting These Dudes On Blast".

Kanye West Breaks Silence On Prez Obama's "Jacka**" Remark

September 22, 2010 3:55 PM

Controversial entertainer Kanye West has finally spoken about President Barack Obama informally labeling him a "jacka**" after his 2009 televised Video Music Awards fiasco last year.

Continue reading Kanye West Breaks Silence On Prez Obama's "Jacka**" Remark.

Pusha T Referees Kid Cudi/Wale War Of Words

September 22, 2010 3:50 PM

The Clipse's Pusha T has shared his thoughts on the recent Wale/Kid Cudi spat and if he has taken the side of his G.O.O.D. Music labelmate.

Continue reading Pusha T Referees Kid Cudi/Wale War Of Words.

GLC Meets Kid Cudi & Chip Tha Ripper At "The End"

September 22, 2010 3:30 PM

With the recent announcement of limited guest appearances on Kid Cudi's Man on the Moon 2 album, SOHH spoke with G.O.O.D. Music affiliate GLC about being one of the rare features.

Continue reading GLC Meets Kid Cudi & Chip Tha Ripper At "The End".

Q-Tip Announces Jay-Z's "Blueprint 3" Follow-Up Release

September 22, 2010 1:50 PM

Rap pioneer Q-Tip has confirmed his involvement on Jay-Z's upcoming Blueprint III follow-up and announced when the project is slated to hit retail stores.

Continue reading Q-Tip Announces Jay-Z's "Blueprint 3" Follow-Up Release.

Homeboy Sandman Questions Nicki Minaj's Content, "She's Teaching Little Girls To Love Getting Boned"

September 22, 2010 1:20 PM

With the popularity of Young Money's Nicki Minaj continuing to grow, SOHH spoke with fellow Queens, New York emcee Homeboy Sandman about his opinion on the blossoming star.

Continue reading Homeboy Sandman Questions Nicki Minaj's Content, "She's Teaching Little Girls To Love Getting Boned".

Trey Songz Brings The Pain At No. 2, Eminem Loses A Step, Black Milk Spills Onto The Chart

September 22, 2010 12:50 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Trey Songz takes over the competition at No. 2, Eminem steps back at No. 3 and Black Milk makes a chart debut.

Continue reading Trey Songz Brings The Pain At No. 2, Eminem Loses A Step, Black Milk Spills Onto The Chart.

Nicki Minaj Threatens Fake Concert Promotors, "I'm Gonna Figure Out The B*stards Behind This

September 22, 2010 12:00 PM

Nicki Minaj has issued a warning to the person responsible for misleading fans into believing that  she will be performing at Montclair State University concert tonight.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Threatens Fake Concert Promotors, "I'm Gonna Figure Out The B*stards Behind This.

Lloyd Hints At Controversial New Record, "It's Gonna Be The Sh*t"

September 22, 2010 11:45 AM

Former Murder Inc. singer Lloyd has revealed that he is putting together a new, controversial record for his upcoming King of Hearts album.

Continue reading Lloyd Hints At Controversial New Record, "It's Gonna Be The Sh*t".

50 Cent "Falls Apart" Over $200K Lawsuit

September 22, 2010 11:20 AM

Rapper/entrepeneur 50 Cent has reportedly been hit with a $200,000 lawsuit by a production company due to unpaid bills for completed work on his upcoming Things Fall Apart film.    

Continue reading 50 Cent "Falls Apart" Over $200K Lawsuit .

Nelly Defends Spicy "Tip Drill" Vid, "All I Did Was Entertain Adult Fans"

September 22, 2010 9:57 AM

 Nelly has recently reflected on his controversial, adult-themed "Tip Drill" music video, stating that it showcased another side of his creativity.

Continue reading Nelly Defends Spicy "Tip Drill" Vid, "All I Did Was Entertain Adult Fans".

Lupe Fiasco Protest Leader Explains Atlantic Records Rally

September 22, 2010 9:44 AM

Days after an announcement was made that Lupe Fiasco fans would hold a rally outside of Atlantic Records next month, the protest's organizer has come forward to break down the event.

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Protest Leader Explains Atlantic Records Rally.

Kerry Washington & Jamie Hector Attend AMC Urbanworld Film Festival

September 22, 2010 12:30 AM

Shooting Stars: Night Catches Us actor Jamie Hector and actress Kerry Washington attend the 14th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival at New York City's AMC 34th Street Theater.

Photo taken by Stephen Knight.

50 Cent Sacrifices His Head, "Until My Album Is Done"

September 21, 2010 10:59 PM

Getting into studio mode, 50 Cent has vowed to not cut his hair until his upcoming, still-untitled album is completed.

Continue reading 50 Cent Sacrifices His Head, "Until My Album Is Done".

Diggy Simmons Locks In Willow Smith, "You Might See Something From Us"

September 21, 2010 10:39 PM

Teenage rapper Diggy Simmons has hinted at a possible collaboration being released featuring newly signed Roc Nation singer Willow Smith.

Continue reading Diggy Simmons Locks In Willow Smith, "You Might See Something From Us".

Nelly Contemplated Quitting Rap, "People Didn't Know I Was F*cked Up"

September 21, 2010 5:50 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Nelly has revealed that he almost abandoned the spotlight after losing family members shortly around the time of  his 2004 Sweat/Suit release.

Continue reading Nelly Contemplated Quitting Rap, "People Didn't Know I Was F*cked Up".

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy My Album: Big B, "Good Times, Bad Advice"

September 21, 2010 5:40 PM

[With last week's release of Good Times & Bad Advice, rapper Big B advises the Top 5 reasons why fans should go out and get his new LP.]

Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Buy My Album: Big B, "Good Times, Bad Advice".

DJ Whoo Kid Reveals What Triggered 50 Cent's Twitter Obsession

September 21, 2010 5:25 PM

G-Unit producer DJ Whoo Kid has explained 50 Cent's recent Twitter spree and why the rap giant is investing so much energy into the social network.

Continue reading DJ Whoo Kid Reveals What Triggered 50 Cent's Twitter Obsession.

UPDATE: Island Def Jam's L.A. Reid Termination Rumor Addressed

September 21, 2010 5:13 PM

A representative from Island Def Jam parent company, Universal, has come forward to address speculation that chairman Antonio "L.A." Reid has been terminated.

Continue reading UPDATE: Island Def Jam's L.A. Reid Termination Rumor Addressed.

Wyclef Jean Quits Pursuit Of Haiti Presidency

September 21, 2010 4:30 PM

Entertainer Wyclef Jean has officially ended his quest to become the next president of Haiti.

Continue reading Wyclef Jean Quits Pursuit Of Haiti Presidency.

Kanye West Retires "Saturday Night Live" Beef

September 21, 2010 2:30 PM

Controversial rapper Kanye West has abandoned his estrangement from late-night variety show "Saturday Night Live" and will be featured as a musical guest next month.

Continue reading Kanye West Retires "Saturday Night Live" Beef.

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy My Album: Homeboy Sandman, "The Good Sun"

September 21, 2010 2:15 PM

[After this summer's release of The Good Sun, Queens emcee Homeboy Sandman breaks down the Top 5 reasons to support the "good" LP.]

Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Buy My Album: Homeboy Sandman, "The Good Sun".

Drake Clarifies Calling Himself "Young Sweet Jones", "By No Means Did I Mean To Offend"

September 21, 2010 12:55 PM

Drake has opened up about his admiration for the late UGK member Pimp C and why he did not mean to offend fans by taking on the emcee's nickname, "Sweet Jones".

Continue reading Drake Clarifies Calling Himself "Young Sweet Jones", "By No Means Did I Mean To Offend".

Jim Jones Bullies Kanye West, Because He "Ain't Gonna Do Sh*t"

September 21, 2010 12:05 PM

For Caption Diss, the good ol' folks at SOHH are back at it giving y'all, the loyal doggies, a chance to capture the final word(s). The "Best We've Ever Read" headline gets to rock that Cap Diss crown for seven days. Who's gonna do sh*t?

Continue reading Jim Jones Bullies Kanye West, Because He "Ain't Gonna Do Sh*t".

Island Def Jam & L.A. Reid End Relationship, "He Got The Boot From The Board Of Execs"

September 21, 2010 11:55 AM

Renowned record label Island Def Jam and rap mogul Antonio "L.A." Reid have reportedly terminated their affiliation with the chairman stepping down from his position.

Continue reading Island Def Jam & L.A. Reid End Relationship, "He Got The Boot From The Board Of Execs".

Wale Addresses Kid Cudi's Name Check, "It's Just Rap Music" [Audio]

September 21, 2010 11:45 AM

Roc Nation's Wale has stepped forward to publicly address Kid Cudi recently calling him out via reference on his "Thank You" freestyle.

Continue reading Wale Addresses Kid Cudi's Name Check, "It's Just Rap Music" [Audio].

Nicki Minaj Softens X-Rated Raps, "People Thought Of Me [As] A Freakin' Porn Star"

September 21, 2010 11:40 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj discusses toning down her sexual content in the new issue of Complex magazine.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Softens X-Rated Raps, "People Thought Of Me [As] A Freakin' Porn Star".

Fabolous, Lloyd Banks, Beanie Sigel & More 'Mood' Swing W/ Joe Budden

September 21, 2010 11:30 AM

Fabolous, Lloyd Banks, Beanie Sigel and more will be featured on Joe Budden's upcoming Mood Muzik 4 mixtape.

Continue reading Fabolous, Lloyd Banks, Beanie Sigel & More 'Mood' Swing W/ Joe Budden.

50 Cent & Kanye West Secretly Speak, "It's The Media Hyping Up The Stupidity"

September 21, 2010 11:00 AM

G-Unit's DJ Whoo Kid has cleared the air on past tension between 50 Cent/Kanye West, revealing that the two rap heavyweights have conversed behind-the-scenes for months.

Continue reading 50 Cent & Kanye West Secretly Speak, "It's The Media Hyping Up The Stupidity".

50 Cent Shows Off His Doggy

September 21, 2010 12:00 AM

Doggy Dog World: G-Unit leader 50 Cent shows off his little pup.

Photo taken from 50 Cent's Twitter.

50 Cent Upsets PETA With Controversial Dog Pics, "Stay Off My Motherf*cking Twitter Page!"

September 20, 2010 11:06 PM

Rap mogul 50 Cent has upset PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) by posting controversial images of himself and a small dog.

Continue reading 50 Cent Upsets PETA With Controversial Dog Pics, "Stay Off My Motherf*cking Twitter Page!".

Lupe Fiasco Fans Announce Atlantic Records Protest Rally Date

September 20, 2010 10:12 PM

Fans of Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco have announced a date they will come together and protest outside of his Atlantic Records' label.

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Fans Announce Atlantic Records Protest Rally Date.

Diddy's Revitalized Flashiness & Fancy Attitude Explained, "I Got Him Back In That Mode"

September 20, 2010 6:09 PM

Rap mogul Diddy's reemergence into the hip-hop spotlight and indulgence into fancy jewelery is credited to a recent conversation he had with Nelly.

Continue reading Diddy's Revitalized Flashiness & Fancy Attitude Explained, "I Got Him Back In That Mode".

UPDATE: Bruno Mars Arrested W/ 2.6 Grams Of Cocaine, Tests Confirm

September 20, 2010 5:47 PM

More details have been released surrounding last weekend's arrest of singer/writer Bruno Mars and confirm that he was busted with over two grams of cocaine in Las Vegas.

Continue reading UPDATE: Bruno Mars Arrested W/ 2.6 Grams Of Cocaine, Tests Confirm.

Drake Steers Nicki Minaj Away From Beefs "That's For People Who Ain't Got Sh*t Else To Do"

September 20, 2010 5:17 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has revealed how much of a positive impact Drake has had on her career and why the labelmate steers her away from potential rap beefs.

Continue reading Drake Steers Nicki Minaj Away From Beefs "That's For People Who Ain't Got Sh*t Else To Do".

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy My Album: Nikki Lynette, "The Strong Survive"

September 20, 2010 4:25 PM

[After dropping her The Strong Survive EP last week, Chicago rapper/singer Nikki Lynette shares the Top 5 reasons to go and support her project.]

Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Buy My Album: Nikki Lynette, "The Strong Survive".

Talib Kweli Creates "Gutter Rainbows" On Long-Awaited Solo LP

September 20, 2010 3:30 PM

New York rap veteran Talib Kweli has announced the title of his upcoming new solo album and revealed some of the producers that have laced tracks on the LP.

Continue reading Talib Kweli Creates "Gutter Rainbows" On Long-Awaited Solo LP.

Beyonce Is On A Producer Hunt, "She's Trying To Find Sounds She Likes" [Video]

September 20, 2010 1:45 PM

Singer/actress Beyonce Knowles is currently on the prowl, searching for beatsmiths to incorporate new sounds for her upcoming I Am...Sasha Fierce follow-up.

Continue reading Beyonce Is On A Producer Hunt, "She's Trying To Find Sounds She Likes" [Video].

Common Says G.O.O.D. Chance Of Collabo On Kanye West's New LP

September 20, 2010 1:15 PM

Chicago emcee Common has shared his thoughts on the recent re-emergence of Kanye West and if he's likely to appear on his next album.

Continue reading Common Says G.O.O.D. Chance Of Collabo On Kanye West's New LP .

Kid Cudi Explains New "Moon" Walk, "The Dark Sh*t Was My Life"

September 20, 2010 12:35 PM

"Emo rapper" Kid Cudi has discussed his reasons for approaching the dark side on his upcoming Man on the Moon 2 album.

Continue reading Kid Cudi Explains New "Moon" Walk, "The Dark Sh*t Was My Life".

Nelly Believes Kat Stacks Is "Insane", "I'm Really Worried About Her" [Video]

September 20, 2010 12:05 PM

Nelly has is the latest rapper to offer his opinion on celebrity groupie Kat Stacks, claiming that the rapper-exposing entertainer may have mental problems.

Continue reading Nelly Believes Kat Stacks Is "Insane", "I'm Really Worried About Her" [Video].

Waka Flocka Flame Breaks Down Short-Lived Gucci Mane Feud

September 20, 2010 11:10 AM

Southern rapper Waka Flocka Flame has explained his recent short-lived feud with Gucci Mane and blamed media for over-hyping the situation.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame Breaks Down Short-Lived Gucci Mane Feud.

Buju Banton Cocaine Drug Trial Begins, Faces Life Sentence

September 20, 2010 10:50 AM

Reggae star Buju Banton's fate is set to be determined as jury selection in his 2009 cocaine possession trial has begun.

Continue reading Buju Banton Cocaine Drug Trial Begins, Faces Life Sentence.

Chris Brown Begins Pursuit To "Fame"

September 20, 2010 9:40 AM

R&B singer Chris Brown has decided to come back with a new follow-up to 2009's Graffiti.

Continue reading Chris Brown Begins Pursuit To "Fame".

B.o.B. Hitmaker Bruno Mars Arrested In Las Vegas

September 20, 2010 9:17 AM

B.o.B.'s "Nothin' On You" co-writer/singer Bruno Mars was reportedly arrested in Las Vegas yesterday on suspicion of drug possession.

Continue reading B.o.B. Hitmaker Bruno Mars Arrested In Las Vegas.

Drake At Jimi Hendrix's Gravesite

September 20, 2010 12:00 AM

Legendary Status: Young Money's Drake pays a visit to Jimi Hendrix's gravesite in Seattle.

Photo taken from Drake's October's Very Own blog.

"Ice Cube Is Probably Still One Of The Bigger Icons Out There"

September 19, 2010 7:40 PM

[Fall Music Preview: "Soul On Ice" producer duo Tha Bizness talk about staying true to Ice Cube's style while working on his upcoming I Am The West album release.]

Continue reading "Ice Cube Is Probably Still One Of The Bigger Icons Out There".

Busta Rhymes Remembers Roc Raida, "We Miss You So Much"

September 19, 2010 2:58 PM

Flipmode Squad leader Busta Rhymes has paid respects to his late friend DJ Roc Raida on the first anniversary of his passing.

Continue reading Busta Rhymes Remembers Roc Raida, "We Miss You So Much".

Kid Cudi Reveals Secret Daughter, "It Was Stressing Me Out That Nobody Knew About Her"

September 19, 2010 9:37 AM

Grammy-nominated rapper Kid Cudi has revealed having a daughter born earlier this year and how much of an impact she had on him as an artist.

Continue reading Kid Cudi Reveals Secret Daughter, "It Was Stressing Me Out That Nobody Knew About Her".

Baby On Nicki Minaj's Stardom, "We've Never Had A Woman Looked Upon Like [Her]" [Video]

September 19, 2010 9:15 AM

Cash Money Records co-founder Baby has shared his input on Nicki Minaj's stardom as of late and why the buzzing female emcee is paving her own lane for women.

Continue reading Baby On Nicki Minaj's Stardom, "We've Never Had A Woman Looked Upon Like [Her]" [Video].

Soulja Boy Tell Em Goes Dolo On "DeAndre Way" Cover

September 19, 2010 9:04 AM

Rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has released the cover shots of his upcoming album, DeAndre Way.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Tell Em Goes Dolo On "DeAndre Way" Cover.

Maino Recorded Over Eminem's "Recovery" Hits, "I Had 3 Records On Em's Album"

September 19, 2010 8:48 AM

New York rapper Maino has revealed having three of Eminem's Recovery tracks years before the album's multi-platinum success.

Continue reading Maino Recorded Over Eminem's "Recovery" Hits, "I Had 3 Records On Em's Album".

SOHH Fall Music Preview Week Photo: Ice Cube

September 19, 2010 7:05 AM

The Showdown: Ice Cube's I Am The West is scheduled to hit stores September 28th.

Learn about Tha Bizness working on Ice Cube's new LP in today's SOHH Guest Star.

Nicki Minaj's Unreleased Acting Footage Leaks [Video]

September 18, 2010 11:54 PM

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj's theatrical debut has hit the Internet with the leak of her movie role in the 2009 film, Stuck on Broke.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj's Unreleased Acting Footage Leaks [Video].

Nelly Breaks Down Ex-St. Lunatic Dispute, "Ain't Nobody Bought A Ticket To See This Man" [Video]

September 18, 2010 11:31 PM

St. Lunatics' leader Nelly has come forward to finally put an end to a public dispute between him and ex-member Slo Down.

Continue reading Nelly Breaks Down Ex-St. Lunatic Dispute, "Ain't Nobody Bought A Ticket To See This Man" [Video].

Kid Cudi Confesses To Drug Use, "I Started Doing Cocaine To Get Through Interviews"

September 18, 2010 11:07 PM

Grammy-nominated rapper Kid Cudi has opened up about his past battle with drugs and how he was a heavy user of cocaine at the start of his hip-hop career.

Continue reading Kid Cudi Confesses To Drug Use, "I Started Doing Cocaine To Get Through Interviews".

Pusha T Switches Up Rap Game Plan, "Too Many Artists Are Dropping Music Haphazardly"

September 18, 2010 10:38 PM

The Clipse's Pusha T has explained his decision to delay the upcoming Fear of God mixtape and revealed a new approach to releasing music.

Continue reading Pusha T Switches Up Rap Game Plan, "Too Many Artists Are Dropping Music Haphazardly".

"A Lot Of People Were Telling Me, 'Why You Working W/ Nelly? He's Over.'"

September 18, 2010 11:10 AM

[Fall Music Preview: "Just A Dream" producer Rico Love discusses Nelly's upcoming 5.0 and why some industry people told him not to work with the Grammy-winner.]

Continue reading "A Lot Of People Were Telling Me, 'Why You Working W/ Nelly? He's Over.'".

Young Jeezy Locked Himself Away For 3 Months

September 18, 2010 10:49 AM

Southern rapper Young Jeezy has revealed having locked himself away at producer Shawty Redd's Atlanta home for 90 days to work on his long-awaited Thug Motivation 103 album.

Continue reading Young Jeezy Locked Himself Away For 3 Months.

Lil Wayne's "Carter IV" Tracks Trashed, "He's Going To Probably Start From Scratch"

September 18, 2010 10:26 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's highly-anticipated Tha Carter IV will reportedly have its songs trashed and replaced by new material following the Young Money leader's release from jail this November.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's "Carter IV" Tracks Trashed, "He's Going To Probably Start From Scratch".

B.o.B. Reaches Presidential Status W/ Barack Obama

September 18, 2010 10:08 AM

Grand Hustle rapper B.o.B. has reportedly been invited to perform for United States President Barack Obama at this month's National Gen44 Summit concert in Washington, D.C.

Continue reading B.o.B. Reaches Presidential Status W/ Barack Obama.

The LOX's Sheek Louch Becomes "Donnie G" For Def Jam Debut

September 18, 2010 9:47 AM

The LOX's Sheek Louch will make his first official Def Jam debut with the release of his upcoming Donnie G album set to drop this winter.

Continue reading The LOX's Sheek Louch Becomes "Donnie G" For Def Jam Debut.

SOHH Fall Music Preview Week Photo: Nelly

September 18, 2010 8:00 AM

The Big Payback: Nelly's 5.0 is scheduled to come out November 16th.

Learn about "Just A Dream" producer Rico Love working with Nelly in today's SOHH Guest Star.

Fabolous Reveals "Threats" Ended Soulja Boy Feud, "It's Nothing Cool About That"

September 17, 2010 11:36 PM

New York rapper Fabolous has reflected on his recent Twitter feud with Soulja Boy Tell Em and said threats ultimately made the situation more serious than it should have been.

Continue reading Fabolous Reveals "Threats" Ended Soulja Boy Feud, "It's Nothing Cool About That".

Kid Cudi Defends Image, "DMX Is Emo & He's One Of The Realest N*ggas In The Game"

September 17, 2010 10:59 PM

Grammy-nominated rapper Kid Cudi has defended his image as an "emotional" rapper and said there are more well-known street-based emcees who could be categorized the same way.

Continue reading Kid Cudi Defends Image, "DMX Is Emo & He's One Of The Realest N*ggas In The Game".

Drake & Rick Ross Come To T.I.'s Defense, "Don't Turn Your Back On Him"

September 17, 2010 10:33 PM

Rappers Drake and Rick Ross have come to the defense of T.I. in light of the "King of the South's" recent legal troubles after being arrested on drug possession earlier this month.

Continue reading Drake & Rick Ross Come To T.I.'s Defense, "Don't Turn Your Back On Him".

Vanilla Ice Quits Rap To Become TV Handyman

September 17, 2010 6:00 PM

Controversial hip-hop vet Vanilla Ice has put the microphone on ice for a new reality television series showcasing him renovating Florida homes.

Continue reading Vanilla Ice Quits Rap To Become TV Handyman.

Waka Flocka Flame Apologizes To 2Pac Fans Over "Flockaveli" Debut Title

September 17, 2010 5:35 PM

With Waka Flocka Flame's debut album Flockaveli  paying homage to the late Tupac Shakur, SOHH reached out to the "O Let's Do It" hitmaker to learn more about the project's inspiration.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame Apologizes To 2Pac Fans Over "Flockaveli" Debut Title.

Foxy Brown's Brother Arrested In NYC Leaving Court

September 17, 2010 5:10 PM

New York rapper Foxy Brown's brother, Gavin "Pretty Boy" Marchand, pleaded not guilty to felony identity theft charges yesterday and was arrested shortly afterward.

Continue reading Foxy Brown's Brother Arrested In NYC Leaving Court.

"This 'Common Knowledgy' Is Going To Be [What] Brings The Industry To A Whole"

September 17, 2010 5:00 PM

[Duck Down Music co-founder Buckshot Shorty breaks down the business in his soon-to-be released book, Common Knowledgy of the Entertainment Industry.]

Continue reading "This 'Common Knowledgy' Is Going To Be [What] Brings The Industry To A Whole".

Busta Rhymes Accused Of Assaulting Woman, Victim Says She Is "Afraid For Her Safety"

September 17, 2010 3:55 PM

Hip-hop veteran Busta Rhymes has reportedly been issued a $250,000 lawsuit by a woman claiming he assaulted her in a Beverly Hills restaurant earlier this summer. .

Continue reading Busta Rhymes Accused Of Assaulting Woman, Victim Says She Is "Afraid For Her Safety".

Kid Cudi & Wale Clash, "N*ggas Letting That Liquid Cocaine Get To Them, Let's Go Then"

September 17, 2010 1:38 PM

Rappers Kid Cudi and Wale have publicly spoken out against one another and are showing signs of their estranged relationship.

Continue reading Kid Cudi & Wale Clash, "N*ggas Letting That Liquid Cocaine Get To Them, Let's Go Then".

"Nicki Minaj & I Felt 'Massive Attack' Was A Humongous Visual & It Obviously Paid Off"

September 17, 2010 1:30 PM

[Fall Music Preview: "Massive Attack" producer Sean Garrett discusses working with Nicki Minaj as her Pink Friday nears its November 23rd release.]

Continue reading "Nicki Minaj & I Felt 'Massive Attack' Was A Humongous Visual & It Obviously Paid Off".

Rick Ross, David Banner & Lloyd On Willow Smith, "She's Going To Be A Problem For A Lot Of Grown-Up Women" [Video]

September 17, 2010 12:55 PM

Rick Ross, David Banner and Lloyd have shared their thoughts on the latest addition to Jay-Z's Roc Nation, Will Smith's tween daughter, Willow.

Continue reading Rick Ross, David Banner & Lloyd On Willow Smith, "She's Going To Be A Problem For A Lot Of Grown-Up Women" [Video].

50 Cent & Lloyd Banks Battle, Cam'ron Makes Kanye West Runaway, Nick Cannon Shoots Blanks At Eminem

September 17, 2010 11:55 AM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we kick back and watch 50 Cent and Lloyd Banks going at each other, see why Cam'ron is making Kanye West "runaway," analyze why Nick Cannon signed his own death certificate with Eminem beef oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading 50 Cent & Lloyd Banks Battle, Cam'ron Makes Kanye West Runaway, Nick Cannon Shoots Blanks At Eminem.

Dipset Record Deal Announcement "Should Be Any Day Now" [Audio]

September 17, 2010 11:50 AM

The Diplomats' Juelz Santana has revealed that a new record deal for Dipset could be finalized as soon as today.

Continue reading Dipset Record Deal Announcement "Should Be Any Day Now" [Audio].

Rick Ross Believes In Nicki Minaj, "She Earned My Respect As A Lyricist" [Video]

September 17, 2010 11:40 AM

Rick Ross has shared his memories on the day he became a Nicki Minaj fan and officially co-signed the Barbie's rhyming skills.

Continue reading Rick Ross Believes In Nicki Minaj, "She Earned My Respect As A Lyricist" [Video].

Lloyd Banks Distinguishes Beef & Competition, "Somebody Has To Get Knocked Down"

September 17, 2010 11:00 AM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has shared his insight on the difference between rap beefs and competition amongst fellow hip-hop emcees.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Distinguishes Beef & Competition, "Somebody Has To Get Knocked Down".

Prodigy's Jail Release Date Revealed

September 17, 2010 10:40 AM

Mobb Deep producer Alchemist has updated fans on the status of his long-time friend, incarcerated rapper Prodigy, has stated when the hip-hop veteran will be released from prison.

Continue reading Prodigy's Jail Release Date Revealed.

Jadakiss Explains Why L.O.X. Comeback Has Been Delayed [Video]

September 17, 2010 10:35 AM

The LOX's Jadakiss has opened up about the group's delayed comeback album and why making the music is never a problem.

Continue reading Jadakiss Explains Why L.O.X. Comeback Has Been Delayed [Video].

SOHH Fall Music Preview Week Photo: Nicki Minaj

September 17, 2010 12:15 AM

Good Friday: Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday is scheduled to drop Tuesday, November 23rd.

Learn about "Massive Attack" collaborator Sean Garrett's experience with Nicki Minaj in today's SOHH Guest Star.

Juelz Santana Addresses Cam'ron's Kanye West Diss, "It Shouldn't Really Surprise People" [Audio]

September 16, 2010 10:50 PM

Dipset's Juelz Santana has weighed in on fellow Diplomats Cam'ron and Jim Jones releasing a "Runaway" freestyle which disses Kanye West and said he hoped it would not severe business ties.

Continue reading Juelz Santana Addresses Cam'ron's Kanye West Diss, "It Shouldn't Really Surprise People" [Audio].

Ice Cube Cracks Open N.W.A. Biopic Plot, "The Bookmarks Will Be When Dre Started Deejaying For His Momma"

September 16, 2010 10:23 PM

Former N.W.A. member Ice Cube has updated fans on the status of his ex-group's long-delayed biopic film and what key points will be highlighted.

Continue reading Ice Cube Cracks Open N.W.A. Biopic Plot, "The Bookmarks Will Be When Dre Started Deejaying For His Momma".

T.I. Summoned To Court By U.S. District Judge

September 16, 2010 9:17 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. has reportedly been summoned to to face a federal judge in Atlanta to defend his probation after being arrested earlier this month on a drug possession charge.

Continue reading T.I. Summoned To Court By U.S. District Judge.

Lil Wayne & Drake Experience "Gonorrhea" On "I'm Not A Human Being" EP

September 16, 2010 6:30 PM

A day after Lil Wayne's I Am Not A Human Being promotional video leaked onto the Internet, the incarcerated rapper's EP tracklisting and album cover have hit the Internet.

Continue reading Lil Wayne & Drake Experience "Gonorrhea" On "I'm Not A Human Being" EP.

Jadakiss Denies Exec Producing Bow Wow's Cash Money LP, "We Never Discussed Me Overseeing His Project" [Video]

September 16, 2010 5:50 PM

The LOX's Jadakiss has dismissed rumors that he may supervise Bow Wow's upcoming Cash Money Records debut.

Continue reading Jadakiss Denies Exec Producing Bow Wow's Cash Money LP, "We Never Discussed Me Overseeing His Project" [Video].

D12 Warns Nick Cannon, "You Don't Want That 1-On-1 With Marshall" [Audio]

September 16, 2010 5:15 PM

D12 has responded to Nick Cannon's new "I'm A Slick Rick" track, in which he calls out the group's boss, Eminem.

Continue reading D12 Warns Nick Cannon, "You Don't Want That 1-On-1 With Marshall" [Audio].

"I Know Exactly Why Diddy's 'Last Train To Paris' Is Being Delayed"

September 16, 2010 2:00 PM

[Fall Music Preview: "Hello, Good Morning" producer Rico Love discusses Diddy's long-awaited Last Train to Paris and what stalls the project from rolling into stores.]

Continue reading "I Know Exactly Why Diddy's 'Last Train To Paris' Is Being Delayed".

Taraji P. Henson Gives Nelly Cold Shoulder, "The Record Didn't Happen" [Video]

September 16, 2010 1:55 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Nelly has revealed that his much-talked about collaboration with actress Taraji P. Henson will not be featured on his upcoming 5.0 solo album.

Continue reading Taraji P. Henson Gives Nelly Cold Shoulder, "The Record Didn't Happen" [Video].

Nas Empties Music Catalogue For "Lost Tapes" Follow-Up

September 16, 2010 12:45 PM

Nas has confirmed plans to create a follow-up to 2002's Lost Tapes, which consisted of the Queens emcee's previously unreleased tracks.

Continue reading Nas Empties Music Catalogue For "Lost Tapes" Follow-Up.

Kanye West Promises "No More Ego"

September 16, 2010 12:35 PM

Controversial rapper Kanye West has pledged to retire from his antics, solely focusing his energy on crafting new music and visuals.

Continue reading Kanye West Promises "No More Ego".

50 Cent Breaks Down, "I'm Crying For No Reason, I Think I'm Losing My Mind"

September 16, 2010 11:49 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent displayed his sensitivity on Twitter today by expressing the affection he has toward his son.

Continue reading 50 Cent Breaks Down, "I'm Crying For No Reason, I Think I'm Losing My Mind".

Lloyd Banks Tells Shyne To Give Up, "I Don't Think Anybody's Too Interested In Hearing Music From Him"

September 16, 2010 11:25 AM

G-Unit member Lloyd Banks has expressed his indifference towards ex-Bad Boy artist Shyne's rap comeback, as well as stated his opinion on the rapper's new music.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Tells Shyne To Give Up, "I Don't Think Anybody's Too Interested In Hearing Music From Him".

Lil Wayne's Favorite NFL Star Brightens His Spirits Up During Rikers Island Sentence

September 16, 2010 11:20 AM

Incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne's favorite NFL superstar, Brett Favre, has reportedly reached out and revealed his support as the Young Money leader carries out a one-year jail sentence.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Favorite NFL Star Brightens His Spirits Up During Rikers Island Sentence.

Trey Songz's "Passion, Pain & Pleasure" Projected To Sell 230K In First-Week

September 16, 2010 11:10 AM

R&B singer Trey Songz's Passion, Pain & Pleasure is reportedly en route to sell up to 230,000 copies in its first-week on store shelves.

Continue reading Trey Songz's "Passion, Pain & Pleasure" Projected To Sell 230K In First-Week.

Fabolous Pictures Jay-Z & Nas Going Underground, "I Wanna See Them In Their Mixtape Essence"

September 16, 2010 10:55 AM

New York rapper Fabolous has voiced his hopes on seeing rap kingpins Jay-Z and Nas return to their roots by releasing underground mixtape projects.

Continue reading Fabolous Pictures Jay-Z & Nas Going Underground, "I Wanna See Them In Their Mixtape Essence".

SOHH Fall Music Preview Week Photo: Diddy

September 16, 2010 12:15 AM

Empire State of Mind: Diddy's Last Train to Paris is scheduled to drop Tuesday, September 20th.

Learn about "Hello, Good Morning" producer Rico Love's experience working with Diddy in today's SOHH Guest Star

Dorrough, "Get Big"

September 16, 2010 12:00 AM

[After Dorrough's Get Big defied critics and charted the Top 200, Dallas' own gives readers his Top 5 reasons to go out and support his movement.]

Continue reading Dorrough, "Get Big".

Eminem Considers Big Screen Return, "It's Gotta Be Something That Makes We Wanna Stop Doing Music"

September 15, 2010 11:00 PM

Academy Award-winning rapper Eminem has opened up about a possible return to the big screen and what standards he would need met in order to take a leave of absence from music.

Continue reading Eminem Considers Big Screen Return, "It's Gotta Be Something That Makes We Wanna Stop Doing Music".

Drake Gets "Lonely" On R&B Mixtape, "I Might Pick A Beautiful Woman & Shoot A Video"

September 15, 2010 10:32 PM

Young Money rapper Drake has updated fans on the status of his upcoming It's Never Enough R&B mixtape and revealed one of the project's first tracks.

Continue reading Drake Gets "Lonely" On R&B Mixtape, "I Might Pick A Beautiful Woman & Shoot A Video".

Jim Jones & Cam'ron Drop Kanye West/Jay-Z Diss, "You A Sucka N*gga" [Audio]

September 15, 2010 9:56 PM

Former Roc-A-Fella artist Cam'ron and Jim Jones have teamed up for a new diss record going after Kanye West and Jay-Z.

Continue reading Jim Jones & Cam'ron Drop Kanye West/Jay-Z Diss, "You A Sucka N*gga" [Audio].

Lil Wayne Turns Purple In "I Am Not A Human Being" Promo [Video]

September 15, 2010 6:20 PM

Incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne has released a promotional video for his upcoming I Am Not A Human Being EP which shows the Young Money frontman in all-purple everything.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Turns Purple In "I Am Not A Human Being" Promo [Video].

Kanye West Escaped After Taylor Swift VMA 09 Incident, "It Gave Me An Opportunity To Go Away"

September 15, 2010 6:00 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West opens up about his post-Video Music Awards 2009 televised interruption of Taylor Swift's acceptance speech in the October XXL Magazine.

Continue reading Kanye West Escaped After Taylor Swift VMA 09 Incident, "It Gave Me An Opportunity To Go Away".

Young Buck & Game Cry Over Stolen "Blues", "The Hackers Got Us" [Audio]

September 15, 2010 5:50 PM

Southern rapper Young Buck has confirmed a leaked song called "Blues" featuring himself and former G-Unit cohort The Game.

Continue reading Young Buck & Game Cry Over Stolen "Blues", "The Hackers Got Us" [Audio].

50 Cent Reveals Backstage Dr. Dre & Diddy Face-To-Face Meetings

September 15, 2010 4:05 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has revealed two backstage talks he had this week with Diddy and Aftermath Records CEO Dr. Dre.

Continue reading 50 Cent Reveals Backstage Dr. Dre & Diddy Face-To-Face Meetings.

Waka Flocka Flame Got "Goosebumps" Over BET Hip-Hop Awards Nods

September 15, 2010 4:00 PM

With "O Let's Do It" hitmaker Waka Flocka Flame being nominated for two BET Hip-Hop Awards 2010 trophies this year, SOHH reached out to the rap newcomer and got his reaction to the achievement.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame Got "Goosebumps" Over BET Hip-Hop Awards Nods.

Drake, Trey Songz & Pitbull Become Shooting Stars W/ Kodak

September 15, 2010 3:50 PM

Drake, Trey Songz and Pitbull have been selected by Kodak to appear in the company's new "So Kodak" marketing campaign set to launch next month.

Continue reading Drake, Trey Songz & Pitbull Become Shooting Stars W/ Kodak.

Amber Rose Rumored To Head Loso's Way

September 15, 2010 12:45 PM

Kanye West's ex-girlfriend Amber Rose is rumored to be dating New York rapper Fabolous just a few months from breaking-up with the Grammy-winning artist.

Continue reading Amber Rose Rumored To Head Loso's Way.

Eminem Recovers To No. 2, Fantasia Falls From Top 10, Young Buck & Dorrough Hit The Chart

September 15, 2010 12:03 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Eminem tops his competition, Fantasia falls from Top 10 plus new releases from Young Buck and Dorrough hit the chart.

Continue reading Eminem Recovers To No. 2, Fantasia Falls From Top 10, Young Buck & Dorrough Hit The Chart.

"Lil Wayne Is An Addict, He's Addicted To Music, 100 Percent"

September 15, 2010 11:50 AM

[Fall Music Preview: "Every Girl" producer duo Tha Bizness talk about their first encounter with Lil Wayne and contribution to Tha Carter IV]

Continue reading "Lil Wayne Is An Addict, He's Addicted To Music, 100 Percent".

Eminem & Kanye West Crave Lloyd Banks' "Hunger For More 2"

September 15, 2010 10:19 AM

G-Unit rapper Lloyd Banks' Hunger For More 2 will reportedly feature appearances from Eminem, Kanye West and 50 Cent.

Continue reading Eminem & Kanye West Crave Lloyd Banks' "Hunger For More 2".

50 Cent & Lloyd Banks Spark Twitter Feud, "Tell N*ggas Who Made You Fix Your Teeth"

September 15, 2010 10:00 AM

G-Unit members 50 Cent and Lloyd Banks have taken to Twitter to spark a playful war of words against one another with taunts and disses.

Continue reading 50 Cent & Lloyd Banks Spark Twitter Feud, "Tell N*ggas Who Made You Fix Your Teeth".

Kanye West Breaks Down "Runaway" Noir Film, "It's The Story Of A Phoenix Fallen To Earth"

September 15, 2010 9:39 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has opened up about a new film he is working on called Runaway and how the project reflects on his career.

Continue reading Kanye West Breaks Down "Runaway" Noir Film, "It's The Story Of A Phoenix Fallen To Earth".

SOHH Fall Music Preview Week Photo: Lil Wayne

September 15, 2010 12:05 AM

Miss Me: Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV is currently scheduled to drop November 2010.

Learn about "Every Girl In The World" producer duo Tha Bizness' experience working with Lil Wayne in today's SOHH Guest Star.

Rick Ross On Slim Thug "King Boss" Leak Disses, "He Responded In A Way That Was Totally Understandable"

September 14, 2010 5:54 PM

Southern rapper Rick Ross recently discussed his short-lived dispute with Slim Thug after a record called "King Boss" leaked and name checked the "Boss Hogg."

Continue reading Rick Ross On Slim Thug "King Boss" Leak Disses, "He Responded In A Way That Was Totally Understandable".

Nicki Minaj Imagines Beach Wedding W/ "No Shoes, Just My Feet In The Sand"

September 14, 2010 5:44 PM

Young Money superstar Nicki Minaj recently talked about her dream wedding and why Grammy-winning singer Beyonce would play a role at the special occasion.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Imagines Beach Wedding W/ "No Shoes, Just My Feet In The Sand".

Eminem On Drug Addiction Hurting Career, "I Had To Learn To Write & Rap Again"

September 14, 2010 5:15 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem has discussed the difficulty he found himself in when battling drug addiction over the past few years and re-learning how to rap again.

Continue reading Eminem On Drug Addiction Hurting Career, "I Had To Learn To Write & Rap Again".

50 Cent Wants 1-On-1 With Young Buck, "I Think We Need To Sit-Down" [Audio]

September 14, 2010 4:31 PM

Rapper 50 Cent has clarified his relationship with Young Buck and whether or not his ex-associate is still signed to G-Unit Records.

Continue reading 50 Cent Wants 1-On-1 With Young Buck, "I Think We Need To Sit-Down" [Audio].

Kid Cudi Sends Mary J. Blige, Cee-Lo & Chip Tha Ripper To "The Moon" [Video]

September 14, 2010 3:55 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Kid Cudi has provided fans with an update on his upcoming Man on the Moon 2 album by revealing the guests expected to "land" on the LP.

Continue reading Kid Cudi Sends Mary J. Blige, Cee-Lo & Chip Tha Ripper To "The Moon" [Video].

Montana Fishburne Checks Into Mental Illness Facility

September 14, 2010 3:00 PM

Actor Laurence Fishburne's daughter, Montana, has reportedly checked herself into a California in-patient facility that specializes in addressing behavioral and mental illnesses.

Continue reading Montana Fishburne Checks Into Mental Illness Facility.

Chelsea Handler Sex Tape Set To Leak

September 14, 2010 12:50 PM

Hip-Hop lover and television host Chelsea Handler reportedly has a sex tape on the verge of being released to the public.

Continue reading Chelsea Handler Sex Tape Set To Leak.

"I Ate Breakfast W/ Kanye West Every Morning, Played Ball W/ Him Everyday & [Hit] The Studio W/ Him All Night"

September 14, 2010 12:35 PM

[Fall Music Preview: "Power" producer Symbolyc One (S1) details his initial meeting with Kanye West and working on the rapper's upcoming untitled album.]

Continue reading "I Ate Breakfast W/ Kanye West Every Morning, Played Ball W/ Him Everyday & [Hit] The Studio W/ Him All Night".

Nicki Minaj On Deading Romance Gossip, "Everybody Knows I Can Go Out, Pick A Dude & Date Him"

September 14, 2010 12:00 PM

Nicki Minaj has divulged her disinterest in living up to dating rumors and her interest in discrediting her critics with a top-charting debut in the new issue of Out magazine.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj On Deading Romance Gossip, "Everybody Knows I Can Go Out, Pick A Dude & Date Him".

Nicki Minaj Stops Signing Boobs For...Backshots?

September 14, 2010 11:50 AM

For Caption Diss, the good ol' folks at SOHH are back at it giving y'all, the loyal doggies, a chance to capture the final word(s). The "Best We've Ever Read" headline gets to rock that Cap Diss crown for seven days. Who's got next?

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Stops Signing Boobs For...Backshots?.

Lil Boosie Calls Murder Indictment Rap Conspiracy, "[It's] Based On An Attack Against Hip-Hop"

September 14, 2010 11:40 AM

Incarcerated rapper Torrance "Lil Boosie" Hatch has spoken out on murder allegations made against him, believing that the claims are a conspiracy against hip-hop.

Continue reading Lil Boosie Calls Murder Indictment Rap Conspiracy, "[It's] Based On An Attack Against Hip-Hop".

50 Cent Questions Lady Gaga's Sexuality, "Didn't They Say That B*tch Got A D*ck?"

September 14, 2010 11:40 AM

G-Unit frontman 50 Cent has continued to spread controversy via Twitter by currently debating the sexuality of multi-platinum selling pop singer Lady Gaga.

Continue reading 50 Cent Questions Lady Gaga's Sexuality, "Didn't They Say That B*tch Got A D*ck?".

Scoop DeVille Grinds W/The Clipse, "I'm Going To Be A Part Of Malice's Album & Pusha T's Project"

September 14, 2010 11:20 AM

Producer Scoop DeVille has announced his involvement on the upcoming solo projects from The Clipse's Pusha T and Malice.

Continue reading Scoop DeVille Grinds W/The Clipse, "I'm Going To Be A Part Of Malice's Album & Pusha T's Project".

Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, 50 Cent & More Invade Eminem/Jay-Z Yankee Stadium Show

September 14, 2010 10:40 AM

Rappers Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, 50 Cent and more helped ignite Eminem and Jay-Z's first Yankee Stadium concert last night with surprise performances.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, 50 Cent & More Invade Eminem/Jay-Z Yankee Stadium Show.

SOHH Fall Music Preview Week Photo: Kanye West

September 14, 2010 12:05 AM

Not Afraid: Kanye West's upcoming untitled new album is scheduled to drop November 16th.

Learn about "Power" hitmaker Symbolyc One (S1)'s experience working with Kanye West in today's SOHH Guest Star.

Rah Digga, "Classic"

September 14, 2010 12:00 AM

[With today marking the long-awaited return of Rah Digga to retail shelves, the rap veteran breaks down the Top 5 reasons why you should support Classic.]

Continue reading Rah Digga, "Classic".

50 Cent Signs "Big" Deal, "It's Gonna Make Me A Lot Of Money!"

September 13, 2010 11:51 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has revealed signing a "big deal" earlier today and promised to unveil more details surrounding it in the days to come.

Continue reading 50 Cent Signs "Big" Deal, "It's Gonna Make Me A Lot Of Money!".

Petey Pablo Explains Airport Arrest, "I Did Something I Thought Was Right At The Time" [Video]

September 13, 2010 11:11 PM

Southern rapper Petey Pablo has explained last weekend's arrest at a North Carolina airport when he was taken into police custody on a gun possession charge.

Continue reading Petey Pablo Explains Airport Arrest, "I Did Something I Thought Was Right At The Time" [Video].

Keyshia Cole Calls Out Video Music Awards, "They Told Me I'm Not A MTV Artist"

September 13, 2010 10:49 PM

R&B singer Keyshia Cole has called MTV for not inviting her to last night's Video Music Awards for allegedly not meeting their artistic standards.

Continue reading Keyshia Cole Calls Out Video Music Awards, "They Told Me I'm Not A MTV Artist".

Jim Jonsin Retracts Charles Hamilton "Gauchos" Remarks, "Let's Fix That Right Now"

September 13, 2010 5:52 PM

Producer Jim Jonsin has retracted recent comments he made suggesting he was upset about rapper Charles Hamilton's direction on their recent single, "Gauchos."

Continue reading Jim Jonsin Retracts Charles Hamilton "Gauchos" Remarks, "Let's Fix That Right Now".

Will.i.am Responds To VMAs Blackface Criticism, "My Outfit Set 'Black People Back 100 Years'?"

September 13, 2010 5:29 PM

Black Eyed Peas' Will.i.am has defended his decision to appear in blackface at last night's Video Music Awards in California.

Continue reading Will.i.am Responds To VMAs Blackface Criticism, "My Outfit Set 'Black People Back 100 Years'?".

Nicki Minaj Embraces Gay Fan Base, "They're Definitely A Big Part Of My Movement" [Video]

September 13, 2010 5:25 PM

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj opens up about her gay fan base and how much of an impact they have on her movement in the new issue of Out magazine.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Embraces Gay Fan Base, "They're Definitely A Big Part Of My Movement" [Video].

Pusha T Will Express "Fears" W/ Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music Family

September 13, 2010 5:00 PM

The Clipse's Pusha T has come forward to confirm speculation that he is officially a G.O.O.D. Music artist and will be releasing an upcoming solo project under Kanye West's watch.

Continue reading Pusha T Will Express "Fears" W/ Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music Family.

Lil Wayne Wants To Load "Carter IV" With Tech N9ne

September 13, 2010 4:30 PM

Incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne is reportedly looking to place Midwest emcee Tech N9ne onto his forthcoming Tha Carter IV album.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Wants To Load "Carter IV" With Tech N9ne.

"I Finally Came Face-To-Face With BMF Kingpin Big Meech"

September 13, 2010 3:50 PM

[BMF: The Rise and Fall of Big Meech and the Black Family author Mara Shalhoup recalls her multiple attempts and final encounter with legendary kingpin Big Meech.]

Continue reading "I Finally Came Face-To-Face With BMF Kingpin Big Meech".

Drake's Mom Believed Marriage To Nicki Minaj, "She Was Actually Like 'How Did You Elope?'"

September 13, 2010 3:20 PM

Young Money's Drake has opened up about how seriously his mother reacted to his widespread Twitter prank: "marrying" labelmate Nicki Minaj

Continue reading Drake's Mom Believed Marriage To Nicki Minaj, "She Was Actually Like 'How Did You Elope?'".

"Gucci Mane Is The Type Of Artist Any Producer Would Love"

September 13, 2010 1:45 PM

[Fall Music Preview: Hitmaker Bangladesh talks about the chemistry between him and Gucci Mane while collaborating on the forthcoming The Appeal LP, and a recent streak of pop records.]

Continue reading "Gucci Mane Is The Type Of Artist Any Producer Would Love".

Talib Kweli, Amanda Diva, DJ Kut Hail 2Pac, "I Cried When [He] Died"

September 13, 2010 12:25 PM

Talib Kweli, Amanda Diva and DJ Kut have paid respect to the memory of the late Tupac Shakur, 14 years after his passing in Nevada.

Continue reading Talib Kweli, Amanda Diva, DJ Kut Hail 2Pac, "I Cried When [He] Died".

Petey Pablo Breaks Silence On Airport Gun Arrest

September 13, 2010 11:45 AM

Southern rapper Petey Pablo has broken his silence since being arrested over the weekend at a North Carolina airport for possessing a weapon.

Continue reading Petey Pablo Breaks Silence On Airport Gun Arrest.

Teen Given Life Sentences For Murdering Juvenile's 4-Year-Old Daughter

September 13, 2010 11:05 AM

A teenager has been convicted of the 2008 murder of rapper Juvenile's four-year-old daughter, and will be forced to serve two life sentences.

Continue reading Teen Given Life Sentences For Murdering Juvenile's 4-Year-Old Daughter.

Eminem Dominates 2010 MTV Video Music Awards [Video]

September 13, 2010 12:13 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem dominated the 2010 Video Music Awards with the most wins for a rapper conquering Best Hip Hop Video and Best Male Video.

Continue reading Eminem Dominates 2010 MTV Video Music Awards [Video].

SOHH Fall Music Preview Week Photo: Gucci Mane

September 13, 2010 12:05 AM

You Fancy: Gucci Mane's new album The Appeal is scheduled to drop September 28th.

Learn about producer Bangladesh's experience working with Gucci Mane in today's SOHH Guest Star.

Will.i.am Sparks Controversy With Blackface Video Music Awards Performance [Video]

September 12, 2010 11:05 PM

Black Eyed Peas' Will.i.am sparked controversy at tonight's Video Music Awards 2010 after performing at the annual ceremony in blackface.

Continue reading Will.i.am Sparks Controversy With Blackface Video Music Awards Performance [Video].

Waka Flocka Rates Amber Rose, Rihanna, Lil Kim, Kat Stacks & More Women [Video]

September 12, 2010 1:15 PM

Southern rapper Waka Flocka Flame recently rated a selection of women ranging from Amber Rose, Rihanna and Gabrielle Union to Kat Stacks, Kim Kardashian and Lil Kim.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Rates Amber Rose, Rihanna, Lil Kim, Kat Stacks & More Women [Video].

50 Cent Applauds Kanye West's Lloyd Banks Co-Sign [Audio]

September 12, 2010 12:38 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has reacted to the recent accolade bestowed upon his artist, Lloyd Banks, by way of controversial rapper/producer Kanye West.

Continue reading 50 Cent Applauds Kanye West's Lloyd Banks Co-Sign [Audio].

T.I. "Back In The Lab" Following Drug Possession Arrest

September 12, 2010 12:16 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. is looking to place his recent drug possession arrest behind him by announcing a return to the studio.

Continue reading T.I. "Back In The Lab" Following Drug Possession Arrest.

Fabolous Discusses Soulja Boy Feud Aftermath, "A Lil Bit Of Name Calling Is Not Beef"

September 12, 2010 11:48 AM

New York rapper Fabolous has reflected on his short-lived Soulja Boy Tell Em feud and questioned why certain people misinterpreted their Twitter disses as a rap beef.

Continue reading Fabolous Discusses Soulja Boy Feud Aftermath, "A Lil Bit Of Name Calling Is Not Beef".

Taylor Swift To Break Silence On Kanye West Situation

September 12, 2010 11:26 AM

Country singer Taylor Swift is reportedly going to break her silence on Kanye West a year after his televised interruption of her Video Music Awards '09 acceptance speech at tonight's ceremony.

Continue reading Taylor Swift To Break Silence On Kanye West Situation.

Eminem's Video Music Awards Seat Card

September 12, 2010 12:00 AM

Standing Ovation: Eminem's seat card awaits to be fulfilled for the 2010 Video Music Awards.

Photo taken by John Shearer/WireImage

Lil Wayne's Rikers Island I.D., Inmate Records Leak

September 11, 2010 9:26 PM

Incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne's Rikers Island identification card and inmate records have leaked online this weekend.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Rikers Island I.D., Inmate Records Leak.

Nicki Minaj, Juelz Santana & Game Remember 9/11 Anniversary

September 11, 2010 8:49 PM

Rappers Nicki Minaj, Juelz Santana and Game have paid homage to the families who lost friends and relatives from the tragic World Trade Center attacks on September 11th, 2001.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj, Juelz Santana & Game Remember 9/11 Anniversary.

Petey Pablo Arrested W/ Gun At North Carolina Airport

September 11, 2010 3:34 PM

Southern rapper Petey Pablo was reportedly arrested Saturday (September 11) morning at a North Carolina airport on gun related charges.

Continue reading Petey Pablo Arrested W/ Gun At North Carolina Airport.

Lloyd Banks Packs "Hunger For More 2" W/ Surprises

September 11, 2010 12:13 PM

G-Unit rapper Lloyd Banks has hinted at packing his upcoming Hunger For More 2 album with a few surprises and revealed his intent of putting new producers on the disc.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Packs "Hunger For More 2" W/ Surprises.

Lil Wayne Receives Special Rikers Island Visitor

September 11, 2010 11:58 AM

Incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne received a special Rikers Island visit from Midwest emcee Tech N9ne weeks after the Young Money leader revealed his interest in wanting to collaborate with him.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Receives Special Rikers Island Visitor.

Kanye West Switches His Style Up, "[It's About] Getting Things That Complement"

September 11, 2010 11:47 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has discussed changing his style, focusing on acquiring more flattering clothing.

Continue reading Kanye West Switches His Style Up, "[It's About] Getting Things That Complement".

Dr. Dre's $1.2 Mil Studio Dispute Goes Up In Smoke

September 11, 2010 11:31 AM

Renowned producer Dr. Dre has reportedly settled a $1.2 million lawsuit filed against him last July over unpaid studio sessions.

Continue reading Dr. Dre's $1.2 Mil Studio Dispute Goes Up In Smoke.

Nick Cannon Drops Eminem Diss, "I See Your Mouth Moving But You Soft, Teddy Ruxpin" [Audio]

September 11, 2010 11:00 AM

Actor/Rapper Nick Cannon has sent a shot out toward Eminem with the release of his new record, "I'm A Slick Rick."

Continue reading Nick Cannon Drops Eminem Diss, "I See Your Mouth Moving But You Soft, Teddy Ruxpin" [Audio].

Drake Practices At The VMAs Pre-Show

September 11, 2010 12:00 AM

Thank Me Later: Young Money's Drake practices his set during the Video Music Awards 2010 rehearsals.

Photo taken from HHNM

Chris Brown Calls Out Kat Stacks, "Hope You Had Fun W/ The 15 Seconds Of Fame!"

September 10, 2010 11:37 PM

R&B singer Chris Brown has called out Kat Stacks and promised he would never find himself in a romantic relationship with the celebrity groupie.

Continue reading Chris Brown Calls Out Kat Stacks, "Hope You Had Fun W/ The 15 Seconds Of Fame!".

Raekwon Breaks Down Science To Staying Relevant

September 10, 2010 10:49 PM

Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon has offered some words of wisdom to rap veterans looking to make a comeback in hip-hop.

Continue reading Raekwon Breaks Down Science To Staying Relevant.

Lloyd Banks & Nelly Welcome Lauryn Hill's Return, "I Don't Think Anyone Has Come Close To Her In Hip-Hop"

September 10, 2010 10:27 PM

G-Unit rapper Lloyd Banks and Nelly have shared their reaction to Grammy-winning femcee Lauryn Hill making her way back into the music industry after an 11-year hiatus.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks & Nelly Welcome Lauryn Hill's Return, "I Don't Think Anyone Has Come Close To Her In Hip-Hop".

Foxy Brown Pleads Innocence In NYC Courtroom

September 10, 2010 5:41 PM

Rapper Foxy Brown pleaded her innocence in a New York courtroom today after being charged for violating a court order against a Brooklyn neighbor.

Continue reading Foxy Brown Pleads Innocence In NYC Courtroom.

Nicki Minaj Jabs On BET Femcee Special Not Intentional, Says Tiye Phoenix

September 10, 2010 5:06 PM

Underground femcee Tiye Phoenix has denied intentionally going after Nicki Minaj's image and talent after televised comments made on BET's "My Mic Sounds Nice: A Truth About Women in Hip-Hop" created a negative buzz.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Jabs On BET Femcee Special Not Intentional, Says Tiye Phoenix.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Arrested In Las Vegas

September 10, 2010 4:55 PM

Undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. was reportedly arrested in Las Vegas on a felony charge related to a domestic violence dispute with his ex-girlfriend.

Continue reading Floyd Mayweather Jr. Arrested In Las Vegas.

Lloyd Banks Grants Justin Bieber G-Unit Pass, "It's Time To Cross-Market"

September 10, 2010 4:40 PM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has shown an interest in working with teenage pop sensation Justin Bieber just weeks after the 16 year-old had his "Runaway Love" remixed by Kanye West and Raekwon.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Grants Justin Bieber G-Unit Pass, "It's Time To Cross-Market".

Ja Rule Embarks A "Renaissance" After African Revival

September 10, 2010 4:40 PM

Former Murder Inc. rapper Ja Rule has decided to scrap plans the tentative Venni Vetti Vecci 2010 in light of a recent awakening he experienced while in Africa.

Continue reading Ja Rule Embarks A "Renaissance" After African Revival .

Tha Bizness On 40 & Drake Loyalty, "We Salute [Their] Plan From Day One"

September 10, 2010 3:20 PM

After Drake's in-house producer 40 recently revealed he is only allowed to work with Jay-Z and Lil Wayne, SOHH hit up hitmaking duo Tha Bizness to get their reaction on artist-producer allegiances.

Continue reading Tha Bizness On 40 & Drake Loyalty, "We Salute [Their] Plan From Day One".

Pusha T Pushes Back "G.O.O.D" EP, "You Gonna Wait Like Everybody Else, N***a"

September 10, 2010 2:00 PM

The Clipse's Pusha T has decided to keep fans waiting longer for his first official release since aligning himself with Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music by delaying his Fear of God mixtape.

Continue reading Pusha T Pushes Back "G.O.O.D" EP, "You Gonna Wait Like Everybody Else, N***a".

Chris Brown's Mom Explains "Michael Jackson Died So [My Son] Could Live" Remark

September 10, 2010 1:40 PM

Chris Brown's mother, Joyce Hawkins, has clarified a controversial statement she made earlier this week, pronouncing Michael Jackson's passing as her son's rebirth.

Continue reading Chris Brown's Mom Explains "Michael Jackson Died So [My Son] Could Live" Remark.

50 Cent Blasts Floyd Mayweather's Ex-Girlfriend, "Another Case Of Angry Baby Mama Wanting $$$"

September 10, 2010 1:10 PM

Rapper 50 Cent has come to the defense of his friend, undefeated heavy champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. after reports claim the boxer assaulting his ex-girlfriend.

Continue reading 50 Cent Blasts Floyd Mayweather's Ex-Girlfriend, "Another Case Of Angry Baby Mama Wanting $$$".

Fabolous & Soulja Boy Wave White Flag, Jay-Z & Diddy Silence 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks Is Rap's MVP

September 10, 2010 12:50 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we watch Fabolous and Soulja Boy quick to toss up a white flag, notice 50 Cent killing the "tough doggy" look with Diddy and Jay-Z, observe Lloyd Banks' 2010 takeover and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Fabolous & Soulja Boy Wave White Flag, Jay-Z & Diddy Silence 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks Is Rap's MVP.

Game Reacts To Soulja Boy/Fabolous Beef, "Gotta Ride With Loso"

September 10, 2010 12:30 PM

The Game has chosen to address the recent beef between Fabolous/Soulja Boy Tell Em and vouched his loyalty to the New York punchline rapper.

Continue reading Game Reacts To Soulja Boy/Fabolous Beef, "Gotta Ride With Loso".

Lloyd Banks Wants Kanye West To Satisfy His "Hunger 2" Pangs [Video]

September 10, 2010 11:20 AM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has talked about completing Hunger For More 2  and the possibility of getting a collaboration with Kanye West.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Wants Kanye West To Satisfy His "Hunger 2" Pangs [Video].

50 Cent Analyzes Kat Stacks & Montana Fishburne, "You Can't Control [Them]" [Audio]

September 10, 2010 11:00 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has weighed in on the recent controversy surrounding celebrity groupie Kat Stacks and actor Laurence Fishburne's adult film star daughter Montana.

Continue reading 50 Cent Analyzes Kat Stacks & Montana Fishburne, "You Can't Control [Them]" [Audio].

Jay-Z, 2Pac, B.I.G. Named In "100 Greatest Artists Of All-Time" List

September 10, 2010 12:00 AM

Rap legends Jay-Z, Tupac Shakur, Notorious B.I.G. and more have been included in VH1's "100 Greatest Artists of All-Time" list.

Continue reading Jay-Z, 2Pac, B.I.G. Named In "100 Greatest Artists Of All-Time" List.

Nicki Minaj On The Set Of "Bottom's Up"

September 10, 2010 12:00 AM

It's A Barbie World: Young Money's Nicki Minaj on set of Trey Songz's "Bottom's Up" music video.

Photo submitted by Derick G

Mashonda Exposes Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz's Family Business

September 9, 2010 11:50 PM

Producer Swizz Beatz's ex-wife Mashonda opens up about her past marriage to the hitmaker and shared details about his newlywed Alicia Keys wanting to exert her role as a mother in the October issue of Sister 2 Sister.

Continue reading Mashonda Exposes Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz's Family Business.

50 Cent Addresses Soulja Boy's Cocaine Gossip, "A Girl's Setting Him Up"

September 9, 2010 11:45 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has explained his recent vouching for Soulja Boy Tell Em weeks after footage hit the Internet suggesting he may be a cocaine user.

Continue reading 50 Cent Addresses Soulja Boy's Cocaine Gossip, "A Girl's Setting Him Up".

Nelly Confronts Ashanti Romance Reunion Rumors

September 9, 2010 11:22 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Nelly has addressed recent rumors claiming he may have reunited with ex-girlfriend Ashanti.

Continue reading Nelly Confronts Ashanti Romance Reunion Rumors.

Lloyd Banks Reacts To Kanye West's "Top 5" MCs Shout-Out [Video]

September 9, 2010 10:54 PM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has shared his reaction to being called one of the top hip-hop artists in the rap game by Kanye West last night.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Reacts To Kanye West's "Top 5" MCs Shout-Out [Video].

Lil Wayne/Young Money & Bangladesh Dead Unpaid Royalties Dispute

September 9, 2010 6:15 PM

Lil Wayne's Young Money and producer Bangladesh have settled their differences in relation to unpaid royalties and will continue to work together on new music.

Continue reading Lil Wayne/Young Money & Bangladesh Dead Unpaid Royalties Dispute.

Black Thought Sees Through "Most Underrated" MC Nod

September 9, 2010 6:00 PM

The Roots' frontman Black Thought recently talked about being often speculated as one of hip-hop's most slept-on emcees and why his low-profile may contribute to a lack of shine.

Continue reading Black Thought Sees Through "Most Underrated" MC Nod.

Joe Budden Eases Up, "This 'MM4' Sh*t Is A Much Lighter Mood Than 2 & 3"

September 9, 2010 5:45 PM

Joe Budden has shared a few more details surrounding his upcoming Mood Muzik 4 mixtape and said fans can anticipate hearing some of his best work to date.

Continue reading Joe Budden Eases Up, "This 'MM4' Sh*t Is A Much Lighter Mood Than 2 & 3".

Drake Admits "Thank Me Later" Isn't A Classic

September 9, 2010 4:45 PM

Breakout Young Money star Drake reflects on his Thank Me Later debut and how much more he has to develop as an artist in the new Fall 2010 issue of Men's Fashion.

Continue reading Drake Admits "Thank Me Later" Isn't A Classic.

Drake & Jay-Z Impersonator "Lights Up" Saturday Night Live [Video]

September 9, 2010 4:25 PM

Comedian Jay Pharoah, known for impersonating Jay-Z and Drake, is joining the comedic lineup of the popular "Saturday Night Live" show.

Continue reading Drake & Jay-Z Impersonator "Lights Up" Saturday Night Live [Video].

Jay-Z Confirms Signing Will Smith's 9 Year-Old, "I Knew She Was A Star"

September 9, 2010 4:10 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z has confirmed reports that Will Smith's nine year-old daughter, Willow, is signed to his Roc Nation label.

Continue reading Jay-Z Confirms Signing Will Smith's 9 Year-Old, "I Knew She Was A Star" .

Lloyd Banks Explains Ashanti Apology

September 9, 2010 1:40 PM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks recently opened up about apologizing to former Murder Inc. artist Ashanti for targeting her in his group's 2002 beef against the label.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Explains Ashanti Apology.

50 Cent Hints At The Unexpected, "Don't Be Surprised If You Hear Me & Kanye"

September 9, 2010 1:10 PM

50 Cent is currently in work mode, crafting the follow-up to last year's Before I Self Destruct and has hinted at a few possible producers he may link with.

Continue reading 50 Cent Hints At The Unexpected, "Don't Be Surprised If You Hear Me & Kanye".

Lupe Fiasco Defines Success, "I Don't Really Care About The 5 Mics, The XXL Ratings [Because] Jay-Z Said I Was Nice"

September 9, 2010 10:37 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco has defined what he believes to be success and said he does not sweat trying to make a classic album for sake of receiving a high rating from the media.

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Defines Success, "I Don't Really Care About The 5 Mics, The XXL Ratings [Because] Jay-Z Said I Was Nice".

Nelly On Soft "Brass Knuckles", "Out Of 5 Albums Dropped, I Only Had 1 That Didn't Sell Over 4 Mil"

September 9, 2010 10:20 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Nelly has addressed his 2008 Brass Knuckles not performing as well as past releases and why his early success has become a measuring tool used against him.

Continue reading Nelly On Soft "Brass Knuckles", "Out Of 5 Albums Dropped, I Only Had 1 That Didn't Sell Over 4 Mil".

Eminem To Open The Curtains At MTV Videos Music Awards

September 9, 2010 10:04 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem has reportedly been chosen to open the curtains at this weekend's MTV Video Music Awards 2010 ceremony in Los Angeles.

Continue reading Eminem To Open The Curtains At MTV Videos Music Awards.

T.I.'s Hollywood Arrest Puts "Axe" In Endorsement Deal

September 9, 2010 9:19 AM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I.'s Los Angeles arrest last week may have severed ties with body spray company AXE and placed a dent in future endorsements.

Continue reading T.I.'s Hollywood Arrest Puts "Axe" In Endorsement Deal.

Fabolous & DJ Clue Spotted At Club Perfections

September 9, 2010 12:00 AM

Desert Storm: Fabolous and DJ Clue stare down the competition at Club Perfections in Queens, New York.

Photo submitted from What's Poppin'

Kanye West Calls Lloyd Banks "Most Underrated" MC, "He Deserve To Be Top 5 At Least!"

September 8, 2010 11:30 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has paid homage to G-Unit's Lloyd Banks and said the emcee is one of the most underrated artists in hip-hop.

Continue reading Kanye West Calls Lloyd Banks "Most Underrated" MC, "He Deserve To Be Top 5 At Least!".

Gucci Mane "Appeals" To Nicki Minaj, Swizz Beatz, Pharrell & More

September 8, 2010 10:49 PM

Southern rapper Gucci Mane's The Appeal tracklisting has been released online and shows guest features from Nicki Minaj, Swizz Beatz, Pharrell Williams and more.

Continue reading Gucci Mane "Appeals" To Nicki Minaj, Swizz Beatz, Pharrell & More.

UPDATE: Soulja Boy & Fabolous Confront One Another, "People Thought It Was Going To Be A Pacquiao Fight"

September 8, 2010 10:30 PM

Keeping true to the promise of DJ Clue, rappers Fabolous and Soulja Boy Tell Em confronted one another during a live radio interview Wednesday (September 8) night.

Continue reading UPDATE: Soulja Boy & Fabolous Confront One Another, "People Thought It Was Going To Be A Pacquiao Fight".

Eminem's "Recovery" To Battle For No. 1 Spot Next Week

September 8, 2010 5:26 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem's Recovery will reportedly battle to regain its spot atop the sales charts next week.

Continue reading Eminem's "Recovery" To Battle For No. 1 Spot Next Week.

Drake & B.o.B. Putting Together Mystery Project, "Look For Something Out Of Them In January"

September 8, 2010 5:10 PM

B.o.B. and Drake have reportedly put in time together and will be releasing a collaborative project in early 2011.

Continue reading Drake & B.o.B. Putting Together Mystery Project, "Look For Something Out Of Them In January".

Lupe Fiasco May Put The Lasers Away For Brand New LP

September 8, 2010 4:17 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco has clarified confusion surrounding the delayed release of his Lasers album and said that the project could possibly never come out.

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco May Put The Lasers Away For Brand New LP.

Kanye West's "Power" Producer Energizes G.O.O.D. Music

September 8, 2010 3:20 PM

With Kanye West's "Power" still garnering a buzz across the radio airwaves, SOHH spoke with the song's hitmaker Symbolyc One (S1) to find out how much of a role he will play on the rapper's upcoming new album.

Continue reading Kanye West's "Power" Producer Energizes G.O.O.D. Music.

"I Think [Nicki Minaj] Is A Dope Artist, But She Didn't Re-Invent The Wheel"

September 8, 2010 3:00 PM

[Former Flipmode Squad member Rah Digga shares her thoughts on Nicki Minaj's claim that Pink Friday's success may inevitably impact the fate of female rappers.]

Continue reading "I Think [Nicki Minaj] Is A Dope Artist, But She Didn't Re-Invent The Wheel".

Soulja Boy Breaks Down His "Pretty Boy" Swag

September 8, 2010 2:30 PM

Soulja Boy Tell Em has explained the motivation and meaning behind his hit single, "Pretty Boy Swag".

Continue reading Soulja Boy Breaks Down His "Pretty Boy" Swag.

Ice Cube Clarifies Dissing Dr. Dre On New LP

September 8, 2010 1:55 PM

West Coast rap legend Ice Cube has cleared up references he makes toward artists like Dr. Dre on his upcoming I Am the West LP, promising that they weren't to be mistaken for disses.

Continue reading Ice Cube Clarifies Dissing Dr. Dre On New LP.

Will Smith's 9-Year-Old Daughter May "Whip Her Hair" W/ Roc Nation

September 8, 2010 12:25 PM

Blockbuster actor/rapper Will Smith has opened a lane for his young daughter Willow, as she has recently released her debut single, "Whip My Hair".

Continue reading Will Smith's 9-Year-Old Daughter May "Whip Her Hair" W/ Roc Nation.

Bun B Sees Drake's Hunger, "[He] Reminds Me Of When I Was Coming In The Game"

September 8, 2010 12:15 PM

Rap veteran Bun B recently expressed his admiration of Drake, noting the platinum-selling rapper's passion for success.

Continue reading Bun B Sees Drake's Hunger, "[He] Reminds Me Of When I Was Coming In The Game".

Eminem Leads The Pack, Lyfe Jennings Hits Top 10, Fabolous Feels The Competition

September 8, 2010 12:00 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Eminem stays put at No. 3, Fantasia holds on to Top 5 and new releases from Lyfe Jennings and Fabolous hit the charts.

Continue reading Eminem Leads The Pack, Lyfe Jennings Hits Top 10, Fabolous Feels The Competition.

Fabolous & Soulja Boy Tell Em To End Beef, Says DJ Clue

September 8, 2010 11:35 AM

Rappers Fabolous and Soulja Boy Tell Em will reportedly place their differences aside this evening and call a truce on New York radio station Power 105 tonight.

Continue reading Fabolous & Soulja Boy Tell Em To End Beef, Says DJ Clue.

B.o.B. Speaks On T.I.'s Arrest, "Everything Is Doing Good" [Video]

September 8, 2010 11:20 AM

Grand Hustle emerging star B.o.B. has spoken about conversations had with his boss, T.I., since his boss was arrested and charged with drug possession last week in California.

Continue reading B.o.B. Speaks On T.I.'s Arrest, "Everything Is Doing Good" [Video].

Nicki Minaj Snags 4 BET Hip-Hop Awards Nods, "It's A Blessing"

September 8, 2010 11:00 AM

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj has been nominated for four BET Hip-Hop Awards and shared her reaction following the announcement.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Snags 4 BET Hip-Hop Awards Nods, "It's A Blessing".

Rick Ross Sips On Some Ciroc

September 8, 2010 12:00 AM

It's A Celebration: Rick Ross shows his support for Diddy's Ciroc Vodka with a female companion.

Photo taken from Diddy's Twitter

Nicki Minaj Pays Homage To Lauryn Hill, "I Want To Bow Down & Kiss Her Feet"

September 7, 2010 11:51 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj recently discussed hip-hop veteran Lauryn Hill making a return to the rap spotlight after an 11-year hiatus from the music scene.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Pays Homage To Lauryn Hill, "I Want To Bow Down & Kiss Her Feet".

Fabolous Responds To Soulja Boy, 50 Cent Comes To Rapper's Defense

September 7, 2010 11:30 PM

After being called out by Soulja Boy Tell Em, New York rapper Fabolous has responded to the 20 year-old emcee's taunts and entertained a Twitter feud.

Continue reading Fabolous Responds To Soulja Boy, 50 Cent Comes To Rapper's Defense.

Lloyd Banks Looks To Wu-Tang Clan & Lox W/ "Hunger For More 2"

September 7, 2010 11:05 PM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has opened up about what fans can expect from his Hunger For More 2 album and what artists are currently being considered as guest features.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Looks To Wu-Tang Clan & Lox W/ "Hunger For More 2".

Nicki Minaj Admits Truth Behind Marriage To Drake

September 7, 2010 5:50 PM

Nicki Minaj has opened up about her recent, short-lived marriage to breakout star Drake and why she intentionally wanted to stir up the Internet rumor mill.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Admits Truth Behind Marriage To Drake .

50 Cent Explains Newfound Twitter Obsession, "When Other People Used It, It Was Boring"

September 7, 2010 5:41 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has explained his recent tirade of Twitter statements and why he is utilizing the social networking tool for more entertainment value.

Continue reading 50 Cent Explains Newfound Twitter Obsession, "When Other People Used It, It Was Boring".

Foxy Brown Catches Big Break In Felony Case, "I Always Knew I Was Innocent"

September 7, 2010 4:59 PM

New York rapper Foxy Brown has reportedly escaped a jail sentence after prosecutors dropped charges against her in relation to a restraining order violation charge earlier this summer.

Continue reading Foxy Brown Catches Big Break In Felony Case, "I Always Knew I Was Innocent".

Asher Roth Stirs Up Organic Sound For "Spaghetti Tree" LP

September 7, 2010 4:00 PM

"Lark on My Go-Kart" rapper Asher Roth has opened up about his forthcoming sophomore album, Spaghetti Tree, and which producers are expected to contribute to the project.

Continue reading Asher Roth Stirs Up Organic Sound For "Spaghetti Tree" LP.

Lloyd Banks Puts DJ Whoo Kid On Time-Out, "I Made That Guy So Much Money" [Video]

September 7, 2010 3:20 PM

Lloyd Banks is placing associate DJ Whoo Kid on a suspension in light of the financial benefits the producer has reaped from the profit of their mixtape projects.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Puts DJ Whoo Kid On Time-Out, "I Made That Guy So Much Money" [Video].

Sean Penn Responds To Wyclef Jean's "Sniffing Cocaine" Accusations

September 7, 2010 2:05 PM

 Academy-award winning actor/activist Sean Penn has responded to remarks made last weekend when Wyclef Jean accused him of using cocaine during a live concert.

Continue reading Sean Penn Responds To Wyclef Jean's "Sniffing Cocaine" Accusations.

50 Cent Exposes Lloyd Banks & Tony Yayo's Lady Weaknesses, "[Yayo'd] Buy A B*tch Whatever She Asks For"

September 7, 2010 1:30 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent decided to step away from music and comment on his group members Lloyd Banks and Tony Yayo's love dilemmas via Twitter last night.

Continue reading 50 Cent Exposes Lloyd Banks & Tony Yayo's Lady Weaknesses, "[Yayo'd] Buy A B*tch Whatever She Asks For".

T.I. & Tiny Roll Like Bonnie & Clyde '10

September 7, 2010 1:10 PM

For Caption Diss, the good ol' folks at SOHH are back at it giving y'all, the loyal doggies, a chance to capture the final word(s). The "Best We've Ever Read" headline gets to rock that Cap Diss crown for seven days. Who's got next?

Continue reading T.I. & Tiny Roll Like Bonnie & Clyde '10.

Cashis On Surviving Shady Records Downsizing, "I Keep Us Relevant With A Buzz On The Internet"

September 7, 2010 11:55 AM

Shady Records' Cashis recently opened up about surviving budget cuts from Eminem's label months after the departures of ex-labelmates Stat Quo, Bobby Creekwater and Obie Trice.

Continue reading Cashis On Surviving Shady Records Downsizing, "I Keep Us Relevant With A Buzz On The Internet".

SOHH What's Up: Styles P, Free, Mya, Tha Bizness, Killer Mike, 9th Wonder, Charlamagne Tha God, Angela Yee On The Check-In

September 7, 2010 11:53 AM

Every day, SOHH is checking in on your favorite artists, athletes and entertainment personalities! Today, Styles P, Free, Tha Bizness, Killer Mike, 9th Wonder, Charlamagne Tha God, Mya and Angela Yee tell "SOHH, What's Up."

Continue reading SOHH What's Up: Styles P, Free, Mya, Tha Bizness, Killer Mike, 9th Wonder, Charlamagne Tha God, Angela Yee On The Check-In.

Ludacris Doesn't "Want To Give People The Wrong Impression" About New LP

September 7, 2010 11:30 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris has confirmed recent reports that his upcoming Ludaversal solo album is in the works and revealed where the album stood production-wise.

Continue reading Ludacris Doesn't "Want To Give People The Wrong Impression" About New LP.

Ja Rule Defines Keeping It Real, "It's A Forgotten Term" [Video]

September 7, 2010 11:10 AM

New York rapper Ja Rule has given his definition on the popular hip-hop expression "keeping it real" and explained why there is more hype than authenticity in today's rap game.

Continue reading Ja Rule Defines Keeping It Real, "It's A Forgotten Term" [Video].

Drake Recalls Being A Lost Kid, "I Dropped Out Of High School Against My Mother's Wishes" [Video]

September 7, 2010 10:45 AM

Young Money's Drake has recalled his dark childhood days, battling through his mother's apprehension toward him dropping out of high school and giving up on acting before becoming a rap star.

Continue reading Drake Recalls Being A Lost Kid, "I Dropped Out Of High School Against My Mother's Wishes" [Video].

Soulja Boy Attacks Fabolous, "Fab Is So Mothaf*ckin Lame, He Picked The Wrong Week To Beef"

September 7, 2010 10:20 AM

Soulja Boy Tell Em has launched an onslaught of disses toward Fabolous, opting to utilize Twitter as his battlefield.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Attacks Fabolous, "Fab Is So Mothaf*ckin Lame, He Picked The Wrong Week To Beef".

Mos Def Performs In Hawaii

September 7, 2010 12:00 AM

Black Star Power: Mos Def performs at the Aloha Waterfront Towers in Honolulu, Hawaii with Talib Kweli and Bay Area vocalist Goapele.

Photograph by Shaun Mendiola

Shady Records' Cashis On G-Unit's Comeback, "They Trying To Do A Takeover"

September 6, 2010 9:50 PM

Shady Records' Cashis recently opened up about his relationship with G-Unit and how the 50 Cent-led pack are once again beginning to takeover the record industry.

Continue reading Shady Records' Cashis On G-Unit's Comeback, "They Trying To Do A Takeover".

50 Cent Promises To Cease Dissing Diddy, "I Talk To Puffy, He Said Da Sh*t I Be Doing Is Bad For Business"

September 6, 2010 9:40 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has promised to cease taunting rap rival Diddy in light of a recent conversation he had with the hip-hop mogul.

Continue reading 50 Cent Promises To Cease Dissing Diddy, "I Talk To Puffy, He Said Da Sh*t I Be Doing Is Bad For Business".

DMX Calls Plies The Worst Rapper During Live Radio Interview [Video]

September 6, 2010 4:04 PM

New York rapper DMX took a swipe at Southern emcee Plies during a recent radio interview and called him one of the worst artists in the rap game.

Continue reading DMX Calls Plies The Worst Rapper During Live Radio Interview [Video].

Lloyd Banks Compares "Hunger For More 2" To Debut, "I Felt The Energy I Hadn't Felt Since The Beginning" [Video]

September 6, 2010 11:29 AM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has opened up about the real motivation behind naming his upcoming Hunger For More 2 album after his 2004 debut.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Compares "Hunger For More 2" To Debut, "I Felt The Energy I Hadn't Felt Since The Beginning" [Video].

Eminem Wins Big Royalty Lawsuit Against Universal Music Group

September 6, 2010 10:41 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem and his former production company have reportedly been ruled in favor to receive more financial payments from past song and ringtone downloads.

Continue reading Eminem Wins Big Royalty Lawsuit Against Universal Music Group.

Wyclef Jean Fires Shots At Sean Penn & Pras, "You Only Kicked 8 Bars For The Fugees" [Video]

September 6, 2010 10:28 AM

The Fugees' leader Wyclef Jean has publicly called out Sean Penn and ex-associate Pras after both artists blasted him during his brief run at the Haiti presidency this summer.

Continue reading Wyclef Jean Fires Shots At Sean Penn & Pras, "You Only Kicked 8 Bars For The Fugees" [Video].

Drake Confronts Taraji P. Henson Dating Rumors, "I Love Older Women" [Video]

September 6, 2010 10:00 AM

Young Money's Drake has confronted rumors of being romantically linked to Hollywood actress Taraji P. Henson and opened up about his admiration toward mature women.

Continue reading Drake Confronts Taraji P. Henson Dating Rumors, "I Love Older Women" [Video].

Lil Wayne Spending "Extra" Time W/ Female Rikers Island Captain, Sources Say

September 6, 2010 9:36 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has reportedly been spending additional time with a female jail captain at New York's Rikers Island, according to multiple sources.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Spending "Extra" Time W/ Female Rikers Island Captain, Sources Say.

Game Takes His Kids To Disney Land

September 6, 2010 12:00 AM

Good Times: West Coast rapper Game takes his two sons out to see Disney's Mickey Mouse.

Photo taken from Game's Twitter

Game Re-Amps Kat Stacks Beef, "You Poor As F*ck, P*ssy Big As A Manhole [&] Got Lopsided Breast Implants"

September 5, 2010 11:20 AM

West Coast rapper Game has decided to put the "finishing touches" on his beef against self-proclaimed celebrity groupie Kat Stacks with an onslaught of Twitter disses.

Continue reading Game Re-Amps Kat Stacks Beef, "You Poor As F*ck, P*ssy Big As A Manhole [&] Got Lopsided Breast Implants".

Nicki Minaj Gives Barbies Serious Pep Talk, "This Year, I Want You To Truly Shine"

September 5, 2010 11:05 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has taken note of the back-to-school time of year and given some words of wisdom to her undergraduate Barbies.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Gives Barbies Serious Pep Talk, "This Year, I Want You To Truly Shine".

50 Cent Discovers Love, "I'm Getting Married"

September 5, 2010 10:50 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent may not be following down the same footprints as newly weds Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys, but the rapper has spun a tale of love via Twitter this weekend.

Continue reading 50 Cent Discovers Love, "I'm Getting Married".

T.I. Spotted In ATL Following Drug Possession Arrest [Video]

September 5, 2010 10:36 AM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. appeared in good health after being spotted this weekend in Atlanta, Georgia just days after being arrested and charged with drug possession in Hollywood.

Continue reading T.I. Spotted In ATL Following Drug Possession Arrest [Video].

Kanye West Ends Silence On Taylor Swift Incident, "People Tweeted That They Wish I Was Dead"

September 5, 2010 10:19 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has ended his silence on the controversial Taylor Swift MTV Video Music Awards acceptance speech interruption from last year and issued an apology to the country singer.

Continue reading Kanye West Ends Silence On Taylor Swift Incident, "People Tweeted That They Wish I Was Dead".

Jay-Z Rocks The Party In Detroit

September 5, 2010 12:00 AM

Put Em Up: Rap mogul Jay-Z gets the crowd hyped at Detroit Comerica Park this past week.

Photo taken from Chase Dat Paper

Joe Budden On Mixtape Series "Mood" Swing, "[It] Derives From Trying To Cut The Record Label Out"

September 4, 2010 8:40 AM

Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden recently opened up about his decision to revamp his Mood Muzik mixtape series with a forthcoming fourth edition to the underground collection.

Continue reading Joe Budden On Mixtape Series "Mood" Swing, "[It] Derives From Trying To Cut The Record Label Out".

50 Cent Reveals Secret Conversations With Jay-Z & Diddy

September 4, 2010 8:35 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent may be taking a more positive approach these days with handling rap disputes after revealing secret conversations he's had with speculated rivals Jay-Z and Diddy.

Continue reading 50 Cent Reveals Secret Conversations With Jay-Z & Diddy.

Method Man's Bloodied Eye Attack Accidental, Says Juggalo Performer

September 4, 2010 8:17 AM

After last month's publicized Method Man on-stage attack at the annual Gathering of the Juggalos concert in Illinois, one of the show's performers has come forward to dispel negative rumors about the incident being intentional.

Continue reading Method Man's Bloodied Eye Attack Accidental, Says Juggalo Performer.

Charlie Wilson Recalls Making Kanye West's "See Me Now" Hit, "That Whole Experience Was Incredible"

September 4, 2010 7:42 AM

R&B veteran Charlie Wilson has recalled being called upon for Kanye West's "See Me Now" collaboration and detailed his experience with the Grammy-winning producer in the studio.

Continue reading Charlie Wilson Recalls Making Kanye West's "See Me Now" Hit, "That Whole Experience Was Incredible".

Ne-Yo Clarifies T.I. Arrest Remarks, "Here's What I Said About The Situation"

September 4, 2010 12:54 AM

R&B singer Ne-Yo has responded to repots of him scolding T.I. for his arrest earlier this week on a drug possession charge.

Continue reading Ne-Yo Clarifies T.I. Arrest Remarks, "Here's What I Said About The Situation".

Eminem Ignites Detroit Comerica Park Show

September 4, 2010 12:00 AM

Lose Yourself: Eminem ignites his hometown fans at Detroit's Comerica Park concert this week.

Photo taken from Chase Dat Paper

Slim Thug & Rick Ross Cease Rap Dispute, "[We] Teaching N*ggas How To Be The Boss" [Audio]

September 3, 2010 5:47 PM

Rappers Slim Thug and Rick Ross have ceased any chances of a possible beef brewing between one another and released a new record called "Paid The Cost."

Continue reading Slim Thug & Rick Ross Cease Rap Dispute, "[We] Teaching N*ggas How To Be The Boss" [Audio].

Lloyd Banks Names His Top 5 Rappers Of All-Time

September 3, 2010 5:40 PM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has named his top five favorite rappers of all-time and left out some current hip-hop moguls including Nas and Jay-Z.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Names His Top 5 Rappers Of All-Time.

Beyonce Reigns "Fierce" Atop Competition, "They Really Can't Get In Her Lane Now"

September 3, 2010 5:35 PM

R&B singer Beyonce is reportedly hard at work on a new follow-up to 2008's I Am...Sasha Fierce album and paving her own lane atop the competition.

Continue reading Beyonce Reigns "Fierce" Atop Competition, "They Really Can't Get In Her Lane Now".

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Address Break-Up Rumors

September 3, 2010 4:57 PM

Iconic rap group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's have hit up SOHH to address rumors circulating through the media which claim they have broken up due to internal conflicts.

Continue reading Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Address Break-Up Rumors.

UPDATE: T.I. & Tiny's Drug Possession Test Results Revealed

September 3, 2010 4:38 PM

After initial speculation that T.I. and wife Tameka "Tiny" Cottle were arrested for possession of marijuana earlier this week, tests now reveal they allegedly had ecstasy pills.

Continue reading UPDATE: T.I. & Tiny's Drug Possession Test Results Revealed.

Kanye West Orders Seconds From The Chef, "You're Gonna Hear Some Things"

September 3, 2010 3:50 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West and Raekwon will continue on where their Justin Bieber "Runaway Love" remix left off, with plans to do further collaborations.

Continue reading Kanye West Orders Seconds From The Chef, "You're Gonna Hear Some Things".

Amanda Diva Understands Nicki Minaj "Pink Friday" Pressure

September 3, 2010 2:55 PM

After Young Money's Nicki Minaj stated that the future of the female emcee depended on the success of her Pink Friday debut, SOHH hit up rapper Amanda Diva to get her take on the Barbie's concerns.

Continue reading Amanda Diva Understands Nicki Minaj "Pink Friday" Pressure.

Ne-Yo Wants T.I. To Get His Life Together

September 3, 2010 2:05 PM

R&B singer Ne-Yo has reportedly admonished T.I. over his drug-possession related arrest this week in Los Angeles.

Continue reading Ne-Yo Wants T.I. To Get His Life Together.

"The Audience Should Be Prepared For An Absolutely Incredible [Eminem & Jay-Z] Show"

September 3, 2010 1:35 PM

[Behind-The-Scenes of the Eminem & Jay-Z Tour: Lighting Designer Patrick Dierson promises tonight's Comerica Park concert is a must-see for rap fans.]

Continue reading "The Audience Should Be Prepared For An Absolutely Incredible [Eminem & Jay-Z] Show".

Young Buck Misses G-Unit, Nicki Minaj Sh*ts On Foes, T.I.'s Wife Arrest Pics Leak

September 3, 2010 12:10 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we find out Young Buck's true feelings about G-Unit, question Nicki Minaj's fired shots toward her competition, see proof that T.I. and Tiny got their a**es locked up and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Young Buck Misses G-Unit, Nicki Minaj Sh*ts On Foes, T.I.'s Wife Arrest Pics Leak.

Nicki Minaj Burns Rubber In MTV VMA 2010 Campaign [Video]

September 3, 2010 11:15 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj's Video Music Awards 2010 promotional video shows off the rapper's acting skills and her career aspirations.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Burns Rubber In MTV VMA 2010 Campaign [Video].

50 Cent "Pumps" Porn Star's Rap Career

September 3, 2010 10:55 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent is taking a shot at helping transition the career of porn star-turned-rapper Brian Pumper in hopes of thrusting him into the mainstream.

Continue reading 50 Cent "Pumps" Porn Star's Rap Career.

Lloyd Opts For Less, "I Feel It's Time For A Change"

September 3, 2010 10:40 AM

R&B singer Lloyd has taken a "less-is-more" approach to his image by cutting off his signature braids he's maintained for over ten years.

Continue reading Lloyd Opts For Less, "I Feel It's Time For A Change".

Dr. Dre, 50 Cent, Drake & More Ignite Jay-Z & Eminem's Sold-Out Concert [Video]

September 3, 2010 8:39 AM

Rap stars Dr. Dre, 50 Cent, Drake and more were on hand as surprise guests at last night's Jay-Z and Eminem Comerica Park Detroit concert.

Continue reading Dr. Dre, 50 Cent, Drake & More Ignite Jay-Z & Eminem's Sold-Out Concert [Video].

Jay-Z Performs At Detroit Show

September 3, 2010 12:00 AM

Stadium Status: Jay-Z performs at the Comerica Park in Detroit last night for one of his back-to-back concerts with Eminem.

Be sure to check out today's SOHH Guest Star as we take a look at what makes this concert epic.

Photo taken from This Is 50

50 Cent On T.I.'s Arrest, "Tiny Gotta Take That Charge, Say It Was Yours Baby"

September 2, 2010 11:45 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has publicly shared his reaction to reports of T.I. and wife Tameka "Tiny" Cottle being arrested in Los Angeles for drug possession.

Continue reading 50 Cent On T.I.'s Arrest, "Tiny Gotta Take That Charge, Say It Was Yours Baby".

Lloyd Banks Recalls His "Biggest Freestyle" Ever

September 2, 2010 11:26 PM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has recalled putting together his 2002 underground "Victory" freestyle and explained why it is undoubtedly his biggest mixtape song ever.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Recalls His "Biggest Freestyle" Ever.

Jay-Z & Trick Daddy Test Out Their Pen Game In November

September 2, 2010 11:05 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z will face-off against Southern rapper Trick Daddy this November when their debut book releases hit stores on the same day.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Trick Daddy Test Out Their Pen Game In November.

Jim Jonsin Regrets Producing Charles Hamilton Single, "I Wish That Track Went To Someone Else"

September 2, 2010 6:00 PM

Producer Jim Jonsin has shared his thoughts on Charles Hamilton and revealed that his recent "Gauchos" record should have been passed on to an artist like T.I.

Continue reading Jim Jonsin Regrets Producing Charles Hamilton Single, "I Wish That Track Went To Someone Else".

Amber Rose Hearts DMX, "I Thought I Was Gonna Marry Him"

September 2, 2010 5:55 PM

Kanye West's ex-girlfriend, Amber Rose has divulged on her past love for rapper DMX and childhood dream of marrying the Ruff Ryders leader.

Continue reading Amber Rose Hearts DMX, "I Thought I Was Gonna Marry Him".

Lil Wayne's "Carter IV" & "I Am Not A Human Being" Visuals On Deck, Says Videographer

September 2, 2010 5:55 PM

Incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne reportedly has music videos on deck for his upcoming Tha Carter IV and I Am Not A Human Being EP releases.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's "Carter IV" & "I Am Not A Human Being" Visuals On Deck, Says Videographer.

T.I.'s Wife Breaks Silence On Arrest

September 2, 2010 5:40 PM

T.I.'s wife, Tameka Cottle, has spoken out on reportedly being arrested last night in Los Angeles, allegedly due to a drug possession.

Continue reading T.I.'s Wife Breaks Silence On Arrest.

Nicki Minaj On "Pink Friday" Pressure, "They Won't Look To Sign Other Female Rappers If [It] Doesn't Do Well"

September 2, 2010 1:55 PM

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj has shared her thoughts on the future of the female rapper if her long-awaited Pink Friday debut performs poorly when released this fall.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj On "Pink Friday" Pressure, "They Won't Look To Sign Other Female Rappers If [It] Doesn't Do Well".

Nas Addresses Leaked "Power, Paper & P*ssy" Record

September 2, 2010 1:20 PM

 Nas has publicly spoken about the recently leaked "Power, Paper and P*ssy" and revealed how the track was composed.

Continue reading Nas Addresses Leaked "Power, Paper & P*ssy" Record.

Diddy Boards "Last Train" Toward Album Release, "The Studio Is On Fire"

September 2, 2010 12:50 PM

Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy has announced that he is nearing the end of his long-awaited and delayed Last Train to Paris album.

Continue reading Diddy Boards "Last Train" Toward Album Release, "The Studio Is On Fire".

Snoop Dogg Heads Back To The Dog House For Sequel [Video]

September 2, 2010 12:45 PM

West Coast producer Snoop Dogg has announced plans to record a continuation of his 1993 debut, Doggystyle, set to drop later this year.

Continue reading Snoop Dogg Heads Back To The Dog House For Sequel [Video].

Kanye West's "Power" Producer S1 Calls Jay-Z & Swizz Beatz Remix "A Dream Come True"

September 2, 2010 12:35 PM

After the recent buzz over Jay-Z and Swizz Beatz heating up Kanye West's "Power" remix, SOHH caught up with the original song's producer Symbolyc One, to get his reaction to the record's momentum.

Continue reading Kanye West's "Power" Producer S1 Calls Jay-Z & Swizz Beatz Remix "A Dream Come True".

"This Eminem & Jay-Z Show Has Been In Progress For A Year"

September 2, 2010 12:30 PM

[Behind-The-Scenes of the Eminem/Jay-Z Tour: Eastern Michigan University Assistant Director Marcy Szabo talks about producing today's Comerica Park concert]

Continue reading "This Eminem & Jay-Z Show Has Been In Progress For A Year".

Dr. Dre Reveals Distant Relationship W/50 Cent, "I Haven't Spoken To Him In A Long Time"

September 2, 2010 10:20 AM

Producer Dr. Dre has opened up about his distanced relationship with Aftermath/Shady Records artist 50 Cent despite signing the rapper to his label in 2002.

Continue reading Dr. Dre Reveals Distant Relationship W/50 Cent, "I Haven't Spoken To Him In A Long Time".

T.I. & Wife Arrested In Los Angeles

September 2, 2010 10:10 AM

Newlyweds rapper/actor T.I. and singer/songwriter Tameka "Tiny" Cottle were reportedly arrested for drug possession in California last night (September 1).

Continue reading T.I. & Wife Arrested In Los Angeles.

Skillz Opens Up About Emotional DJ AM Tribute, "I Wasn't Gonna Release It"

September 2, 2010 8:25 AM

After releasing an emotionally moving DJ AM tribute record called "Adam," Skillz hit up SOHH to explain the motivation and meaning behind the record.

Continue reading Skillz Opens Up About Emotional DJ AM Tribute, "I Wasn't Gonna Release It".

Eminem & Jay-Z's Detroit Show Set-Up

September 2, 2010 12:00 AM

Best of Both Worlds: Pre-show production set-up of today's Eminem & Jay-Z concert at Detroit Tigers Stadium in Michigan.

Be sure to check out today's SOHH Guest Star to get the behind-the-scenes experience from one of the show's producers.

Photo taken from HHNM

Ex-Bad Boy Employee Accuses Diddy Of Unfair Firing

September 1, 2010 11:30 PM

An ex-Bad Boy Records employee has reportedly filed a lawsuit against Diddy for terminating her over age discrimination.

Continue reading Ex-Bad Boy Employee Accuses Diddy Of Unfair Firing.

DJ Khaled Wants To Get Shady, "Eminem, I Wanna Make This Crazy Record With You"

September 1, 2010 10:27 PM

Miami producer DJ Khaled has publicly made a calling out to Eminem in hopes of getting a hold of him for a collaboration.

Continue reading DJ Khaled Wants To Get Shady, "Eminem, I Wanna Make This Crazy Record With You".

Dr. Dre Feels The "Detox", "It's Pouring Out Right Now"

September 1, 2010 10:15 PM

West Coast producer Dr. Dre has opened up about the delay behind his highly-anticipated Detox album and why. despite being 10 years in the making, the LP is finally taking form.

Continue reading Dr. Dre Feels The "Detox", "It's Pouring Out Right Now".

Nicki Minaj Warns Lil Wayne Competitors, "Can You Imagine What He's Building Up?"

September 1, 2010 5:45 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj recently discussed what rap fans could anticipate when Lil Wayne is released from jail this fall and why his competition may be obliterated.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Warns Lil Wayne Competitors, "Can You Imagine What He's Building Up?".

50 Cent Leaves Twitter, "I'm Writing My New Album"

September 1, 2010 5:40 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has announced that he will be temporarily abandoning Twitter to continue writing his new, untitled follow-up to last year's Before I Self Destruct.

Continue reading 50 Cent Leaves Twitter, "I'm Writing My New Album".

Young Buck's Ex-Manager Emerges From Shadows, "I Totally Knew What He Owed The IRS"

September 1, 2010 5:38 PM

Southern rapper Young Buck's ex-manager Bruce Seckendorf has emerged to address his former client's recent publicized tax problems with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Continue reading Young Buck's Ex-Manager Emerges From Shadows, "I Totally Knew What He Owed The IRS".

Baby Talks Cashing In W/ DJ Khaled, "We Got A Lot Of Sh*t To Do" [Video]

September 1, 2010 4:15 PM

Cash Money Records' co-founder Baby recently expressed his enthusiasm over signing DJ Khaled to his label last month and what expectations he has for the Miami producer.

Continue reading Baby Talks Cashing In W/ DJ Khaled, "We Got A Lot Of Sh*t To Do" [Video].

T.I. Defines Loyalty, "If I Say I'm Gonna Ride W/ You, I'm Gonna Ride"

September 1, 2010 3:25 PM

Rapper/actor T.I. speaks on his loyalty to hip-hop in his upcoming cover feature of Upscale magazine.

Continue reading T.I. Defines Loyalty, "If I Say I'm Gonna Ride W/ You, I'm Gonna Ride".

Young Buck Addresses Bankruptcy & G-Unit Lawsuit Rumor

September 1, 2010 3:05 PM

Former G-Unit member Young Buck has come forward to speak on his bankruptcy filing and an alleged lawsuit against ex-boss 50 Cent.

Continue reading Young Buck Addresses Bankruptcy & G-Unit Lawsuit Rumor.

"If [Jay-Z] Calls Me For A Cut, I May Have To Drop Everything"

September 1, 2010 1:50 PM

[Behind-The-Scenes of the Eminem/Jay-Z Tour: Jay-Z's pesonal barber gives the run-down on being the rapper's go-to for fresh cuts.]

I was first discovered by Damon Dash and I flew out to the Hamptons with Damon and when Jay-Z saw me and was like, "Who's this, what's this about? Who'd you fly in?" And now, 12 years later, here I am. I had a friend who worked over at Roc-A-Fella and through that person, I got linked up with Dame and then Jay which has led to [cutting] Pharrell, DJ Clue, and DJ Envy.

Continue reading "If [Jay-Z] Calls Me For A Cut, I May Have To Drop Everything".

Lloyd Talks Young Money Ties: "[Drake's] A Breath Of Fresh Air" [Video]

September 1, 2010 1:40 PM

Former Murder Inc. artist Lloyd recently discussed his Young Money affiliation and why Drake is currently his favorite rapper.

Continue reading Lloyd Talks Young Money Ties: "[Drake's] A Breath Of Fresh Air" [Video].

Eminem Gets Knocked From The Top, Drake Hits A Milli, Fantasia & Usher Make Strong Debuts

September 1, 2010 12:45 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Eminem falls from the top of the charts, Fantasia and Usher debut prominently within the Top 5 and Drake hits the million albums sold mark.

Continue reading Eminem Gets Knocked From The Top, Drake Hits A Milli, Fantasia & Usher Make Strong Debuts.

SOHH What's Up: Amanda Diva, DJ Absolut, Boyz II Men, DJ Carnage, N.O.R.E. On The Check-In

September 1, 2010 12:27 PM

Every day, SOHH is checking in on your favorite artists, athletes and entertainment personalities! Today, Amanda Diva, DJ Absolut, Boyz II Men, DJ Carnage, N.O.R.E. tell "SOHH, What's Up."

Continue reading SOHH What's Up: Amanda Diva, DJ Absolut, Boyz II Men, DJ Carnage, N.O.R.E. On The Check-In.

Swizz Beatz Shy On Kanye West's Support, "I Don't Know How To Take Compliments" [Video]

September 1, 2010 12:00 PM

Swizz Beatz has reacted to being recently proclaimed as the "best producer" of all time by Grammy-winning hitmaker Kanye West.

Continue reading Swizz Beatz Shy On Kanye West's Support, "I Don't Know How To Take Compliments" [Video].

Eminem & Jay-Z Add Southern Hospitality To Detroit Show

September 1, 2010 11:20 AM

Grammy-winning rappers Eminem and Jay-Z have reportedly enlisted Southern rapper B.o.B. to to help kick-off their Detroit concerts this week.

Continue reading Eminem & Jay-Z Add Southern Hospitality To Detroit Show.

Fat Joe Says Remy Ma Is In "Modern Day Slavery" Behind Bars [Video]

September 1, 2010 10:55 AM

Terror Squad leader Fat Joe recently shared his thoughts on Remy Ma serving time behind bars for a gun conviction and how he never understood why their relationship crumbled.

Continue reading Fat Joe Says Remy Ma Is In "Modern Day Slavery" Behind Bars [Video].

Lauryn Hill Hints At Re-Introduction

September 1, 2010 10:40 AM

Grammy-winning emcee/singer Lauryn Hill has implied plans to finally release a follow-up to her 1998 solo debut, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.

Continue reading Lauryn Hill Hints At Re-Introduction.

Jay-Z Shows Off His Fresh Cut In Concert

September 1, 2010 12:00 AM

Live Fast, Die Young: Grammy-winning rapper Jay-Z turns up the heat during a live performance.

Be sure to check out Jay-Z's personal barber Johnny Cake talk about becoming the top Forbes Cash Kings earner's go-to for keeping a fresh cut for more than a decade in today's SOHH Guest Star.

Photo taken from Super X Official

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