November 2010 Archives

Busta Rhymes Wanted Keys In The Crack Game, "I Took Him Away From That"

November 30, 2010 10:31 PM

Former Leaders of the New School member Charlie Brown recently spoke on Busta Rhymes' role in the 1990's rap crew and how the Flipmode Squad leader initially wanted to become a successful drug dealer.

Continue reading Busta Rhymes Wanted Keys In The Crack Game, "I Took Him Away From That".

Rihanna & Chris Brown Break Silence On 2009 Incident, "People Won't Stop Asking About It!"

November 30, 2010 9:45 PM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna and Chris Brown have publicly broken silence on their publicized 2009 assault case and have asked fans to move on.

Continue reading Rihanna & Chris Brown Break Silence On 2009 Incident, "People Won't Stop Asking About It!".

Soulja Boy Turns His Hustle On, "I Try To Be A Trendsetter In Hip-Hop"

November 30, 2010 9:20 PM

Southern rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em recently spoke on maturing in hip-hop and how his sound has grown since hitting the music scene in 2007.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Turns His Hustle On, "I Try To Be A Trendsetter In Hip-Hop".

Jay-Z's 40/40 Sports Bars Join The Mile High Club

November 30, 2010 6:25 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z's popular 40/40 Club sports bar franchise has reportedly expanded into select nationwide airports by partnering with Delaware North Companies.

Continue reading Jay-Z's 40/40 Sports Bars Join The Mile High Club.

Alicia Keys, Diddy, Swizz Beatz & More Sacrifice Their Lives For Good

November 30, 2010 6:00 PM

Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys, Diddy, Swizz Beatz and more have sacrificed their social lives for a new World AIDS Day campaign to help raise awareness and donations.

Continue reading Alicia Keys, Diddy, Swizz Beatz & More Sacrifice Their Lives For Good.

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy "Doe Or Die: 15th Year Anniversary": "My Name Holds Weight"

November 30, 2010 4:40 PM

[With today's re-release of Doe or Die: The 15th Year Anniversary, AZ gives his Top 5 reasons you need to support his hip-hop classic.]

Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Buy "Doe Or Die: 15th Year Anniversary": "My Name Holds Weight".

Duke Da God On Dipset Reunion, "Before That, It Was Never Genuine"

November 30, 2010 3:50 PM

Diplomat A&R Duke Da God has offered his insight on the new and improved Dipset heading into the new year just months after Cam'ron and Jim Jones reconciled their differences.

Continue reading Duke Da God On Dipset Reunion, "Before That, It Was Never Genuine".

"There's A Lot That People Don't Know About [Q-Tip], Like That Whole Southside Hood Sh*t"

November 30, 2010 2:25 PM

As hip-hop veteran Q-Tip's upcoming Industry Rules book begins to take form, SOHH sat down with contributor dream hampton to discuss her experience working on the project.

Continue reading "There's A Lot That People Don't Know About [Q-Tip], Like That Whole Southside Hood Sh*t".

DJ Premier Shuts Down Rap Taboo, "You Can Not Outgrow A Culture!"

November 30, 2010 2:10 PM

Hip-Hop veteran DJ Premier has shared his opinion on the notion that rap entertainers should give up their craft once they've reached a certain age.

Continue reading DJ Premier Shuts Down Rap Taboo, "You Can Not Outgrow A Culture!".

Cee-Lo Names His 10 Favorite "Dirty South" Tracks

November 30, 2010 1:25 PM

 Cee-Lo Green has named his favorite songs from fellow Southern artists such as OutKast and 2 Live Crew, as well as highlighted a song that best represents his home region.

Continue reading Cee-Lo Names His 10 Favorite "Dirty South" Tracks.

Kanye West & Lupe Fiasco Are Hip-Hop's CPR, Says Ice Cube

November 30, 2010 12:50 PM

West Coast rap veteran Ice Cube recently offered his thoughts on the state of hip-hop and said artists like Kanye West and Lupe Fiasco are keeping the genre alive.

Continue reading Kanye West & Lupe Fiasco Are Hip-Hop's CPR, Says Ice Cube.

Funkmaster Flex Gives Lil Kim A Face Shot

November 30, 2010 12:10 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. Who's got next?

Continue reading Funkmaster Flex Gives Lil Kim A Face Shot.

Khia Blasts Nicki Minaj's "Pink Friday", "She's Nothing But A Ghostwritten, Weezy-Wannabe Wh*re"

November 30, 2010 12:05 PM

Southern rapper Khia has reviewed Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday album on her infamous blog, and publicly taunted the Young Money star's debut release.

Continue reading Khia Blasts Nicki Minaj's "Pink Friday", "She's Nothing But A Ghostwritten, Weezy-Wannabe Wh*re".

Tupac Shakur's Rags To Riches Story Comes To Life

November 30, 2010 11:20 AM

The life story of late rapper Tupac Shakur will be resurrected in a new book written by hip-hop journalist Kevin Powell entitled, Tupac Shakur: The Authorized Biography

Continue reading Tupac Shakur's Rags To Riches Story Comes To Life.

Redman Exposes Def Jam's Issues, "They're Not Leaders Like They Used To Be"

November 30, 2010 11:00 AM

Def Jam's Redman has called out his label's inability to adapt to the current musical climate and explained why the renowned company has lost its place as one of the leading businesses in the entertainment industry.

Continue reading Redman Exposes Def Jam's Issues, "They're Not Leaders Like They Used To Be".

Photo of the Day: Funkmaster Flex Fills Up Lil Kim (Caption Diss)

November 30, 2010 12:30 AM

Caption Diss: Funkmaster Flex fills up Lil Kim while partying.

Be sure to submit your witty narration for today's Caption Diss!

Faith Evans Gets No Love In DUI Arrest Case

November 29, 2010 10:15 PM

R&B singer Faith Evans has faced the music and will serve three years probation after being arrested over the summer on a DUI charge in Los Angeles.

Continue reading Faith Evans Gets No Love In DUI Arrest Case.

Jay Electronica Raises The Bar, "Nothing Against Drake, Rick Ross, Young Jeezy, Kanye West But They're In A Certain Kind Of Machine"

November 29, 2010 9:52 PM

Rapper Jay Electronica speaks on raising the bar for hip-hop in a new published piece by Interview Magazine.

Continue reading Jay Electronica Raises The Bar, "Nothing Against Drake, Rick Ross, Young Jeezy, Kanye West But They're In A Certain Kind Of Machine".

Bubba Sparxxx Points Out Rap's Biggest Weakness, "I Get Frustrated With What's Going On"

November 29, 2010 9:00 PM

With 2011 approaching, rapper Bubba Sparxxx recently sat down with SOHH to share his insight on what he feels is one of hip-hop's biggest weaknesses heading into the new year.

Continue reading Bubba Sparxxx Points Out Rap's Biggest Weakness, "I Get Frustrated With What's Going On".

Redman Breaks Down His "Reggie Noble" Alter Ego [Video]

November 29, 2010 7:00 PM

Rap veteran Redman has broken down the make-up behind his music alter ego 'Reggie Noble' and said snapping into his side personality gives him the ability to rap over beats outside of hip-hop.

Continue reading Redman Breaks Down His "Reggie Noble" Alter Ego [Video].

Nas Names His 10 Favorite Rap Lyricists

November 29, 2010 5:32 PM

Hip-Hop veteran Nas has named his favorite ten rap lyricists, including the late Notorious B.I.G. and Lil Kim, and what song best illustrates their emcee skills.

Continue reading Nas Names His 10 Favorite Rap Lyricists.

Nelly Comes Clean On Eminem Beef, "I Didn't Give A F*ck"

November 29, 2010 5:20 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Nelly has come clean on his past beef with Eminem during the start of his career in the early 2000's and admitted the short-lived dispute stemmed from a misunderstanding.

Continue reading Nelly Comes Clean On Eminem Beef, "I Didn't Give A F*ck".

Joell Ortiz Slaughters Dr. Dre's "Detox" [Video]

November 29, 2010 5:10 PM

Slaugterhouse's Joell Ortiz has revealed that he was recruited to help in the making of Dr. Dre's forthcoming Detox solo album.

Continue reading Joell Ortiz Slaughters Dr. Dre's "Detox" [Video].

Nicki Minaj Says Drake Changed The Game, "At One Point You Had To Sell A Few Kilos To Be A Credible Rapper"

November 29, 2010 5:00 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has shared her thoughts on Drake's influence on the rap game and how his background paves a lane for non-drug laced rhymes.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Says Drake Changed The Game, "At One Point You Had To Sell A Few Kilos To Be A Credible Rapper".

Jadakiss On "Top 5 Dead Or Alive' Holdup, "I've Been Searching For A New Sound"

November 29, 2010 2:05 PM

The LOX's Jadakiss recently talked about the holdup behind his follow-up to 2009's Last Kiss and said Top 5 Dead Or Alive is currently in production.

Continue reading Jadakiss On "Top 5 Dead Or Alive' Holdup, "I've Been Searching For A New Sound".

Kelly Rowland's $98K Debt Bills, Bills, Bills Pile Up

November 29, 2010 2:00 PM

Former Destiny's Child singer Kelly Rowland's financial woes have leaked online showing her owing nearly $100,000 to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Continue reading Kelly Rowland's $98K Debt Bills, Bills, Bills Pile Up.

Lloyd Banks Still "Tight" Over 50 Cent/Eminem Prank, "I Didn't Really See The Humor In It" [Video]

November 29, 2010 12:45 PM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has broken his silence on being publicly pranked by 50 Cent and Eminem last September backstage at a Yankee Stadium New York City concert.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Still "Tight" Over 50 Cent/Eminem Prank, "I Didn't Really See The Humor In It" [Video].

Pusha T On Kanye West's "Fantasy" XXL, "People Aren't F*cking With Him Rapping"

November 29, 2010 11:55 AM

After XXL Magazine recently ranked Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy as a hip-hop classic, SOHH hit up Yeezy's G.O.O.D. Music artist Pusha T to get his reaction.

Continue reading Pusha T On Kanye West's "Fantasy" XXL, "People Aren't F*cking With Him Rapping".

Swizz Beatz Referees Jay-Z/DMX Dispute, "All That Fake Beef Is A Time Of The Past" [Video]

November 29, 2010 11:30 AM

Ruff Ryders' producer Swizz Beatz has stepped forward to address his friend/rapper DMX recently calling out Jay-Z at an Arizona show.

Continue reading Swizz Beatz Referees Jay-Z/DMX Dispute, "All That Fake Beef Is A Time Of The Past" [Video].

Drake's Got Money To Blow, $155K/Per Show Records Leak Online

November 29, 2010 9:56 AM

Young Money rapper Drake's tour records have leaked online and reveal the emcee banking in an estimated $155,000 per show.

Continue reading Drake's Got Money To Blow, $155K/Per Show Records Leak Online.

Jay-Z's "Decoded" Takes Over NY Times Best Sellers List

November 29, 2010 9:34 AM

Hip-Hop mogul Jay-Z's new book, Decoded, has officially broke ground on the New York Times Best Sellers list by debuting within the Top 5.

Continue reading Jay-Z's "Decoded" Takes Over NY Times Best Sellers List.

Nelly Airs Out Universal Motown Over "5.0", "How Many Are You F*cking Trying To Sell?"

November 29, 2010 9:16 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Nelly has publicly aired out his issues with Universal Motown due to the lackluster shipment of his latest solo album, 5.0.

Continue reading Nelly Airs Out Universal Motown Over "5.0", "How Many Are You F*cking Trying To Sell?".

Photo of the Day: DJ Whoo Kid Gets Some Padding

November 29, 2010 12:05 AM

Follow My Lead: G-Unit's DJ Whoo Kid gets some padding by actress Sasha Devalle.

Photo submitted from Whats Poppin'

Swizz Beatz On DMX, "You Can't Help Somebody If They're Not Willing To Help Themselves" [Video]

November 28, 2010 10:00 AM

Ruff Ryders producer Swizz Beatz has weighed in on DMX's recent legal woes and the negative publicity his friend has endured over the past few years.

Continue reading Swizz Beatz On DMX, "You Can't Help Somebody If They're Not Willing To Help Themselves" [Video].

Young Buck Respects Game's G-Unit Reunion Pleas [Video]

November 28, 2010 9:44 AM

Cashville Records rapper Young Buck has offered his thoughts on Game's hopes for a  full G-Unit reconciliation, as the Compton lyricist still wishes to create music with his former group.

Continue reading Young Buck Respects Game's G-Unit Reunion Pleas [Video].

Nicki Minaj Outlines Her 5-Year Industry Plans

November 28, 2010 9:24 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has listed the gorals she hopes to accomplish within a five-year time span in the entertainment industry, ranging from making a silver screen debut and becoming a successful entrepreneur.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Outlines Her 5-Year Industry Plans.

Jadakiss On Wu-Tang/The Lox Collab, "All They Gotta Do Is Tell Me"

November 28, 2010 9:04 AM

The LOX's Jadakiss has addressed recent speculation sparked by Sheek Louch's claims their camp would be recording a collaborative album with The Wu-Tang Clan.

Continue reading Jadakiss On Wu-Tang/The Lox Collab, "All They Gotta Do Is Tell Me".

"I Would Ask Lil Wayne & Baby To Do Certain Things & They'd Say No"

November 28, 2010 6:00 AM

[Flashing Lights: New Jersey-based photographer Ray Tamarra shares his experience as the mastermind behind a past Lil Wayne and Baby photo shoot.]

Continue reading "I Would Ask Lil Wayne & Baby To Do Certain Things & They'd Say No".

Flashing Lights Week: Ray Tamarra

November 28, 2010 12:15 AM

Flashing Lights Week: Lil Wayne and Baby stay stunting and fly.

Be sure to check out today's final Flashing Lights Guest Star as photographer Ray Tamarra speaks on his experience capturing Cash Money/Young Money on camera.

Royce Da 5'9 On Lil Kim's "Black Friday" Diss, "[Nicki Minaj] Gotta Respond To That"

November 27, 2010 10:21 AM

Slaughtehrouse's Royce Da 5'9 has revealed his reaction to Lil Kim's new "Black Friday" diss record aimed at Young Money star Nicki Minaj.

Continue reading Royce Da 5'9 On Lil Kim's "Black Friday" Diss, "[Nicki Minaj] Gotta Respond To That".

Young Buck Accuses Funkmaster Flex, "I Be Catching Him Throw His Darts At Me" [Video]

November 27, 2010 9:55 AM

Former G-Unit member Young Buck has claimed that New York radio host Funkmaster Flex has publicly taken shots at him, accusing the outspoken deejay of targeting him because of his disassociation with 50 Cent.

Continue reading Young Buck Accuses Funkmaster Flex, "I Be Catching Him Throw His Darts At Me" [Video].

Shyne's Unleashes Anger, "The Outrage Is Still There"

November 27, 2010 9:47 AM

New York rapper Shyne has opened up about the anguish he experiences over the poverty-stricken people of Palestine.

Continue reading Shyne's Unleashes Anger, "The Outrage Is Still There".

Beyonce's Mom "Can't Wait" For Jay-Z To Give Her A Grandson

November 27, 2010 9:21 AM

R&B singer Beyonce Knowles' mother recently spoke on her daughter being involved in pregnancy rumors and said she cannot wait until she has her first child with husband/rapper Jay-Z.

Continue reading Beyonce's Mom "Can't Wait" For Jay-Z To Give Her A Grandson.

"I Wanted To Show That Styles P's Not On The Corners, He's A Grown Dude"

November 27, 2010 6:00 AM

[Flashing Lights: Renowned photographer Mike Schreiber shares his experience ditching the glamour to portray mature version of Styles P. for a VIBE photo shoot.]

Continue reading "I Wanted To Show That Styles P's Not On The Corners, He's A Grown Dude".

Flashing Lights Week: Mike Schreiber

November 27, 2010 12:05 AM

Flashing Lights Week: The LOX's Styles P stops and shops at his local grocery.

Check out today's Guest Star as photographer Mike Schreiber speaks on hanging out and capturing the life of Styles P.

Lil Wayne Hits The Big Easy For Holidays

November 26, 2010 9:23 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has taken in the holiday cheer by sharing his Thanksgiving experience with fans.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Hits The Big Easy For Holidays.

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy "D.I.P. Agenda": "If You Miss The Diplomats, This Is A Breath Of Fresh Air"

November 26, 2010 3:53 PM

[With this week's release of The D.I.P. Agenda, Dipset's Duke Da God breaks down the Top 5 reasons this Diplomat record is more than music.]

Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Buy "D.I.P. Agenda": "If You Miss The Diplomats, This Is A Breath Of Fresh Air".

Lil Kim To Nicki Minaj: "Source Gave My Last Album 5 Motherf*cking Mics, H*e. What The F*ck They Give You?"

November 26, 2010 3:20 PM

Rap veteran Lil Kim has decided to continue heating up her dispute with Nicki Minaj by publicly questioning her hip-hop accomplishments and comparing their careers.

Continue reading Lil Kim To Nicki Minaj: "Source Gave My Last Album 5 Motherf*cking Mics, H*e. What The F*ck They Give You?".

Jadakiss Addresses Sheek Louch's Controversial "Donnie G" Artwork

November 26, 2010 3:06 PM

The LOX's Jadakss has shared his input on the controversial artwork behind his fellow groupmate Sheek Louch's Donnie G album cover, which portrays the rapper as half-human, half-gorilla.

Continue reading Jadakiss Addresses Sheek Louch's Controversial "Donnie G" Artwork.

Lil Kim Stings Nicki Minaj, Funkmaster Flex Hates On 2Pac, DMX Is The New Ol' Dirty Bastard

November 26, 2010 12:20 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we give props to Lil Kim finally putting a sting into Nicki Minaj, question whether or not Funkmaster Flex's anti-2Pac remarks were untrue, pay our respects to the memory of pre-2000 DMX and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Lil Kim Stings Nicki Minaj, Funkmaster Flex Hates On 2Pac, DMX Is The New Ol' Dirty Bastard.

Nicki Minaj Names Her Dream Collaboration, "[She's] The Only One On My List I Haven't Worked With"

November 26, 2010 12:02 PM

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj has revealed what artist is currently under her radar as a must-have for her collaboration list.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Names Her Dream Collaboration, "[She's] The Only One On My List I Haven't Worked With".

The-Dream Cashes Christina For $4 "Mil" In Divorce Settlement

November 26, 2010 11:46 AM

Former married couple The-Dream and Christina Milian have reportedly agreed to terms that will see their marriage closed out in a $4 million divorce settlement.

Continue reading The-Dream Cashes Christina For $4 "Mil" In Divorce Settlement.

Eve Speaks On Her Claw Boobs, "You Don't Mess With Your Trademark"

November 26, 2010 10:20 AM

Ruff Ryders' Eve has opened up about her image and why her mother initially called her signature tattooed claws chest a tacky look.

Continue reading Eve Speaks On Her Claw Boobs, "You Don't Mess With Your Trademark".

Joe Budden Wants Lil Kim To Throw In The Towel, "Someone Needs To Tell Her Enough Is Enough"

November 26, 2010 10:02 AM

Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden has shared his reaction to Lil Kim's recent swipes at Nicki Minaj and said the hip-hop veteran should back off.

Continue reading Joe Budden Wants Lil Kim To Throw In The Towel, "Someone Needs To Tell Her Enough Is Enough".

"I Had To Work To Get A Smile Out Of T.I."

November 26, 2010 7:00 AM

[Flashing Lights: New Jersey-based photographer Ray Tamarra shares his experience balancing friendship and artistic integrity with entertainers like Trey Songz and T.I.]

Continue reading "I Had To Work To Get A Smile Out Of T.I.".

Flashing Lights Week: Ray Tamarra

November 26, 2010 12:10 AM

Flashing Lights Week: Grammy-winning rapper T.I. stares down his competition.

Check out today's Guest Star as photographer Ray Tamarra speaks on his experience being behind the camera lens for artists like T.I. and Trey Songz.

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy "Trunk Muzik": "This Album Provokes Excessive Beer Drinking"

November 25, 2010 3:33 PM

[With this week's release of Trunk Muzik 0-60, Yelawolf gives you his Top 5 reasons to get you up and out to the record store.]

Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Buy "Trunk Muzik": "This Album Provokes Excessive Beer Drinking".

Foxy Brown & Lil Kim Attack Nicki Minaj, "I'm Turning 'Pink Friday' Into Friday The 13th" [Audio]

November 25, 2010 3:04 PM

New York rap rivals Foxy Brown and Lil Kim have both shown their disapproval of Nicki Minaj as of late by going after the Young Money star.

Continue reading Foxy Brown & Lil Kim Attack Nicki Minaj, "I'm Turning 'Pink Friday' Into Friday The 13th" [Audio].

AZ Announces Rap Retirement Plans, "You Gotta Go Out Like Mayweather" [Video]

November 25, 2010 12:30 PM

Rap veteran AZ has announced plans to step away from the microphone and pursue more of a music executive role beginning next year.

Continue reading AZ Announces Rap Retirement Plans, "You Gotta Go Out Like Mayweather" [Video].

Joell Ortiz Confirms Slaughterhouse/Eminem Deal, "We Will Be Signing To Shady" [Video]

November 25, 2010 10:23 AM

Slaughterhouse's Joell Ortiz has updated eager fans begging to find out when and if his four-member crew are still planning to ink a deal with Eminem's Shady Records.

Continue reading Joell Ortiz Confirms Slaughterhouse/Eminem Deal, "We Will Be Signing To Shady" [Video].

Waka Flocka Flame Reveals His Favorite Motivational Song [Video]

November 25, 2010 9:24 AM

Southern rapper Waka Flocka Flame has revealed his favorite motivational song comes from the late Tupac Shakur.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame Reveals His Favorite Motivational Song [Video].

Taylor Swift Admits G-Unit Crush, "I Love 50 Cent" [Video]

November 25, 2010 8:59 AM

Country singer Taylor Swift has admitted to being a fan of hip-hop and, more in particular, an admirer of G-Unit leader 50 Cent.

Continue reading Taylor Swift Admits G-Unit Crush, "I Love 50 Cent" [Video].

Outlawz Fire "Warning Shot" At Funkmaster Flex, "Now See How Biggie & Pac Felt Under The Gun" [Audio]

November 25, 2010 8:35 AM

The Outlawz, a hip-hop group founded by Tupac Shakur, have taken their issues against Funkmaster Flex to the next level by dropping a new diss track called "Warning Shot."

Continue reading Outlawz Fire "Warning Shot" At Funkmaster Flex, "Now See How Biggie & Pac Felt Under The Gun" [Audio].

"Nas Came Out, Everybody Went Crazy & The Legendary Shot Was Taken"

November 25, 2010 8:00 AM

[Flashing Lights: Legendary hip-hop photographer Johnny Nunez reflects on his iconic shot of Jay-Z and Nas united at 2004's "I Declare War" concert.]

Continue reading "Nas Came Out, Everybody Went Crazy & The Legendary Shot Was Taken".

Lauryn Hill Respects Nicki Minaj's Barbie Movement

November 25, 2010 12:30 AM

Grammy-winning rapper/singer Lauryn Hill is reportedly one of the latest hip-hop artists to wave her sign of approval toward newcomer Nicki Minaj.

Continue reading Lauryn Hill Respects Nicki Minaj's Barbie Movement.

Quincy Jones Clarifies Kanye West Remarks, "This Is Not Dissing!"

November 25, 2010 12:15 AM

Music mogul Quincy Jones has stepped forward to clarify recent remarks he made about Kanye West and said despite speculation, he was not trying to take shots at the rapper's image.

Continue reading Quincy Jones Clarifies Kanye West Remarks, "This Is Not Dissing!".

Flashing Lights Week: Johnny Nunez

November 25, 2010 12:05 AM

Flashing Lights Week: Jay-Z & Nas' iconic VIBE Magazine cover.

Check out today's Guest Star as famed photographer Johnny Nunez recalls his historic cover shot of Nas and Jay-Z's 2005 pose.

Young Chris Salutes Jay-Z's Roc Nation Army

November 24, 2010 5:32 PM

Former Roc-A-Fella artist Young Chris has weighed in his thoughts on Jay-Z's recent Roc Nation success weeks after announcing the addition of Rihanna, Sean Garrett and Jay Electronica to the entertainment company's roster.

Continue reading Young Chris Salutes Jay-Z's Roc Nation Army.

Sean Price On Kid Cudi, "I Still Don't Like His Music" [Video]

November 24, 2010 5:00 PM

Boot Camp Clik's Sean Price has reminded hip-hop fans of his disliking toward G.O.O.D. Music artist Kid Cudi's music and offered a special message to the rapper's fans.

Continue reading Sean Price On Kid Cudi, "I Still Don't Like His Music" [Video].

Kanye West's "Fantasy" To Outsell Nicki Minaj & Lloyd Banks W/ 575K Projected Sales

November 24, 2010 4:24 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy is reportedly en route to outsell new albums from Nicki Minaj and Lloyd Banks with projections up to 575,000 sold copies.

Continue reading Kanye West's "Fantasy" To Outsell Nicki Minaj & Lloyd Banks W/ 575K Projected Sales.

Joell Ortiz Imagines Resurrecting Big Pun, "We Would Just Spazz Out" [Video]

November 24, 2010 4:15 PM

Slaughterhouse's Joell Ortiz has imagined what it would be like to resurrect the late Big Pun and experience a studio session with the protege of Fat Joe.

Continue reading Joell Ortiz Imagines Resurrecting Big Pun, "We Would Just Spazz Out" [Video].

Willow Smith Names Her Favorite Rapper

November 24, 2010 4:00 PM

Roc Nation's Willow Smith has revealed that late rapper Tupac Shakur, who was also a close friend of her mother Jada Pinkett-Smith, is one of her favorite hip-hop artists.

Continue reading Willow Smith Names Her Favorite Rapper.

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy "Miracle On Gamble Road": "I'm 1 Of The Top 5 Most Slept-On Artists Of All-Time"

November 24, 2010 2:15 PM

[With this week's release of Miracle On Gamble Road, Bubba Sparxxx names the Top 5 reasons you need his comeback EP.]

Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Buy "Miracle On Gamble Road": "I'm 1 Of The Top 5 Most Slept-On Artists Of All-Time".

Sheek Louch Strengthens Wu-Tang Ties, "I'm Gonna Go To [Shaolin] & Record"

November 24, 2010 1:15 PM

The LOX's Sheek Louch has confirmed recent speculation that his ties with the Wu-Tang Clan will now result in a full-length album alongside Ghostface Killah.

Continue reading Sheek Louch Strengthens Wu-Tang Ties, "I'm Gonna Go To [Shaolin] & Record".

Rihanna Gets Loud Atop The Competition, Nelly Speeds Into Top 10, Eminem Hits 3 Milli

November 24, 2010 12:15 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Rihanna gets loud atop her competition, Nelly's comeback speeds into Top 10 and Eminem hits the three million albums sold mark.

Continue reading Rihanna Gets Loud Atop The Competition, Nelly Speeds Into Top 10, Eminem Hits 3 Milli.

Outlawz Respond To Funkmaster Flex's 2Pac Diss, "He Look Like A Fat Midget W/ Lil' T*tties"

November 24, 2010 12:15 PM

The Outlawz, a hip-hop group founded by Tupac Shakur, have honored the late rapper's legacy and responded to recent controversial remarks made about Pac by New York radio host Funkmaster Flex.

Continue reading Outlawz Respond To Funkmaster Flex's 2Pac Diss, "He Look Like A Fat Midget W/ Lil' T*tties".

DMX Stays Locked Up, Judge Won't Let Him Out

November 24, 2010 11:42 AM

Jailed rapper DMX has reportedly been denied bail and must remain behind bars for violating the terms of his probation last week in Arizona.

Continue reading DMX Stays Locked Up, Judge Won't Let Him Out.

Lloyd Banks Predicts Gangsta Rap "Will Never Go Away" [Video]

November 24, 2010 11:05 AM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has shared his input on the status of gangsta rap and said he felt there is a misconception to the style of hip-hop most notably associated with acts like N.W.A. and the Geto Boys.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Predicts Gangsta Rap "Will Never Go Away" [Video].

Kanye West Gets Swift, "Taylor Never Came To My Defense At Any Interview" [Video]

November 24, 2010 10:33 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has revealed he has issues toward country singer Taylor Swift by pointing out her lack of support for him after becoming a media target for interrupting her 2009 Video Music Awards speech.

Continue reading Kanye West Gets Swift, "Taylor Never Came To My Defense At Any Interview" [Video].

Dr. Dre Takes Extreme Measures W/ "Detox" Details, "I'm Not Allowed To Say Too Much B/C I Will Get Shot & Killed"

November 24, 2010 10:00 AM

The anticipation for Dr. Dre's long-awaited Detox album may have recently heightened as contributing producer Alex Da Kid has explained the inability to shed too many details surrounding the LP.

Continue reading Dr. Dre Takes Extreme Measures W/ "Detox" Details, "I'm Not Allowed To Say Too Much B/C I Will Get Shot & Killed".

"My Approach W/ Artists Is Trying To Do Something Nobody Else Would Have Done"

November 24, 2010 8:00 AM

[Flashing Lights: California-based photographer Garry "Prophecy" Sun gives the inside scoop on his life as a paparazzo who's captured shots of hip-hop's finest- in a unique way.]

Continue reading "My Approach W/ Artists Is Trying To Do Something Nobody Else Would Have Done".

Advertisement: Gain Is About One Thing - "Sniff-Tastically Amazing Scents"

November 24, 2010 7:00 AM

Gain is about one thing - sniff-tastically amazing scents. The kind that make any pants happy pants, even your "fat pants".

Continue reading Advertisement: Gain Is About One Thing - "Sniff-Tastically Amazing Scents".

Flashing Lights Week: Garry "Prophecy" Sun

November 24, 2010 12:05 AM

Flashing Lights Week: Jay-Z gets caught by the paparazzi.

Check out today's Guest Star as ex-TMZ photographer Garry "Prophecy" Sun reveals the truth behind being a true paparazzo.

Lloyd Banks Announces "Blue Fridays" Finale

November 23, 2010 10:30 PM

G-Unit rapper Lloyd Banks has announced the end to his "Blue Fridays" run which consisted of a new weekly record being released up until the debut of his new album, Hunger For More 2.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Announces "Blue Fridays" Finale.

Lupe Fiasco Breaks Down Soulja Boy's "Super Lyrical" Remarks [Video]

November 23, 2010 10:05 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco has shed light and broken down the meaning behind Soulja Boy Tell Em recently referencing him as an emcee who is too lyrical with his wordplay.

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Breaks Down Soulja Boy's "Super Lyrical" Remarks [Video].

Shyne Says Hip-Hop Saved His Life, "I Escaped It All, No Judge, No Shackles, No Pain, No Prison!"

November 23, 2010 9:05 PM

Former Bad Boy Records artist Shyne has penned a blog entry speaking on his survival through prison and how hip-hop ultimately got him through nearly ten years behind bars.

Continue reading Shyne Says Hip-Hop Saved His Life, "I Escaped It All, No Judge, No Shackles, No Pain, No Prison!".

T.I. On Being The Bad Guy, "You Want To Crucify [Me] For What, 3 Pills?"

November 23, 2010 9:00 PM

Jailed rapper T.I. speaks on being painted as the "bad guy" and the aftermath of being sentenced to 11 months behind bars for a probation violation in the new December/January issue of VIBE Magazine.

Continue reading T.I. On Being The Bad Guy, "You Want To Crucify [Me] For What, 3 Pills?".

Waka Flocka Flakes On $27K Florida Show

November 23, 2010 6:39 PM

Southern rapper Waka Flocka Flame has reportedly been accused of backing out of a $27,500 Florida show last week which resulted in a no-show by the "Hard In The Paint" hitmaker.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flakes On $27K Florida Show.

Young Chris Hates Jay-Z/Beanie Sigel Beef, "I Disagree With The Whole Situation"

November 23, 2010 5:25 PM

Young Chris has shared his opinions on the distanced relationship between former Roc-A-Fella artists Jay-Z and Beanie Sigel, stating that both parties should deflate their issues.

Continue reading Young Chris Hates Jay-Z/Beanie Sigel Beef, "I Disagree With The Whole Situation".

Lloyd Banks- "Hunger For More 2"

November 23, 2010 4:25 PM

G-Unit member Lloyd Banks' appetite returns with his third studio release, Hunger for More 2.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks- "Hunger For More 2" .

Slim Thug Dismisses Pharrell's Game Co-Sign, "I Can't Say He Underrated"

November 23, 2010 4:00 PM

Southern rapper Slim Thug has shared his reaction to Pharrell Williams recently listing Game as one of the most underrated emcees in hip-hop.

Continue reading Slim Thug Dismisses Pharrell's Game Co-Sign, "I Can't Say He Underrated".

Lloyd Banks Says Tony Yayo Found His Hunger

November 23, 2010 2:00 PM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks recently discussed rediscovering the motivation to lead a prosperous hip-hop career shortly after being dropped from Interscope Records last year.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Says Tony Yayo Found His Hunger.

Funkmaster Flex Unfolds "F*ck N*ggas Sucking 2Pac's D*ck" Remarks [Audio]

November 23, 2010 1:15 PM

New York radio personality Funkmaster Flex has addressed his recent controversial remarks  about the late Tupac Shakur and why their relationship has never been in good standing.

Continue reading Funkmaster Flex Unfolds "F*ck N*ggas Sucking 2Pac's D*ck" Remarks [Audio].

Rihanna Taps Nicki Minaj's Money Maker [Contest Prize]

November 23, 2010 1:00 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 AND wins a prize. Who run it?

Continue reading Rihanna Taps Nicki Minaj's Money Maker [Contest Prize].

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy "Return of the Devil's Son": "I'm Big L's Older Brother, I'll Make Sure It's Right"

November 23, 2010 12:35 PM

[With today's release of Big L's posthumous Return of the Devil's Son, the late rapper's brother Donald Phinazee breaks down the Top 5 reasons you need to honor the emcee's legacy.]

Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Buy "Return of the Devil's Son": "I'm Big L's Older Brother, I'll Make Sure It's Right".

Beyonce Talks Baby Drama, "I've Been Pregnant Like Eight Times"

November 23, 2010 12:00 PM

Grammy-winning singer Beyonce has finally confronted the media and its attempts ways to generate buzz by falsifying her pregnancies over the past few years.

Continue reading Beyonce Talks Baby Drama, "I've Been Pregnant Like Eight Times".

Quincy Jones Kills Kanye West Comparisons, "Come On Man, He's Just A Rapper"

November 23, 2010 11:40 AM

Entertainment mogul Quincy Jones has spoken out on speculated comparisons between himself and  Kanye West, mentioning that their level of accomplishments aren't equated as of yet.

Continue reading Quincy Jones Kills Kanye West Comparisons, "Come On Man, He's Just A Rapper".

50 Cent Goes Hard In The Pink For Nicki Minaj, "She's The Only Female Around"

November 23, 2010 11:10 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has expressed his feelings on what Nicki Minaj represents in hip-hop and explained why he believes she differentiates herself from her counterparts.

Continue reading 50 Cent Goes Hard In The Pink For Nicki Minaj, "She's The Only Female Around".

Joe Budden Schools Rappers On Longevity, "I Took The Bull By The Horns" [Videos]

November 23, 2010 10:45 AM

Slaugtherhouse's Joe Budden has given advice to rap freshman on how to maintain in an ever-changing music industry.

Continue reading Joe Budden Schools Rappers On Longevity, "I Took The Bull By The Horns" [Videos].

"Nicki Minaj Is So Great W/ Those Facial Expressions"

November 23, 2010 8:00 AM

[Flashing Lights: Miami-based photographer Derick G speaks on being Young Money/Cash Money's go-to camera guy and banking on a career behind-the-lens.]

Continue reading "Nicki Minaj Is So Great W/ Those Facial Expressions".

Flashing Lights Week: Derick G

November 23, 2010 5:10 AM

Flashing Lights Week: Drake, Lil Wayne and Baby pose for Derick G.

Check out today's Guest Star as photographer Derick G describes his rise to fame as Young Money/Cash Money's go-to camera man.

Nicki Minaj, "Pink Friday"

November 22, 2010 9:55 PM

Young Money's first lady Nicki Minaj has released her much-anticipated debut album Pink Friday today.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj, "Pink Friday".

T.I. Ends Silence On Drug Addiction, "I Developed The Beginning Stages Of Dependence"

November 22, 2010 7:50 PM

Jailed rapper T.I. speaks on his recent drug addiction which ultimately led to him doing an 11-month bid behind bars in the December/January issue of VIBE Magazine.

Continue reading T.I. Ends Silence On Drug Addiction, "I Developed The Beginning Stages Of Dependence".

Slim Thug Says Bow Wow Is Trippin', "He Need To Be Proud Of Whatever The F*ck He Did & Shake That Sh*t"

November 22, 2010 5:30 PM

Southern rapper Slim Thug has offered some words of wisdom to Bow Wow just weeks after the Cash Money Records artist took a hiatus from Twitter and talked about regretting his hip-hop career.

Continue reading Slim Thug Says Bow Wow Is Trippin', "He Need To Be Proud Of Whatever The F*ck He Did & Shake That Sh*t".

Game Warns Of West Coast Invasion, "Rap Is About To Be Taken Hostage!"

November 22, 2010 5:15 PM

Black Wall Street leader Game has warned hip-hop heads about a forthcoming West Coast invasion in the form of new albums from Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg and himself.

Continue reading Game Warns Of West Coast Invasion, "Rap Is About To Be Taken Hostage!".

DMX On Probation Arrest, "I Shouldn't Have Done It" [Video]

November 22, 2010 4:25 PM

Jailed rapper DMX has spoken to media to clear the air on his Arizona arrest last week for violating his probation.

Continue reading DMX On Probation Arrest, "I Shouldn't Have Done It" [Video].

Nas Loses His "Tapes", "I'm In A Huge Fight W/ Me"

November 22, 2010 3:55 PM

Rap veteran Nas has announced that the release of his upcoming Lost Tapes 2 compilation has been postponed indefinitely.

Continue reading Nas Loses His "Tapes", "I'm In A Huge Fight W/ Me".

Superhead Admits To Abuse, "One Day He'll Kill Me But He's All I Have"

November 22, 2010 3:40 PM

Former video vixen Karrine "Superhead" Steffans has ended her silence and admitted to experiencing abuse at the hands of a romantic partner over the past few years.

Continue reading Superhead Admits To Abuse, "One Day He'll Kill Me But He's All I Have".

Kanye West, "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy"

November 22, 2010 3:05 PM

One of the year's highly-anticipated albums has arrived, as My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy  marks the fifth studio release from rapper/producer Kanye West.

Continue reading Kanye West, "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" .

Lloyd Banks Against Being A Middle-Aged MC, "I Don't See Myself Doing It In My 40's"

November 22, 2010 2:05 PM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has shared his disinterest rocking the microphone into his 40's, much like his rap predecessors Jay-Z and Diddy.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Against Being A Middle-Aged MC, "I Don't See Myself Doing It In My 40's".

"I Became A Millionaire & Went Broke Before The Age Of 19"

November 22, 2010 1:25 PM

Actor/Rapper Nick Cannon has opened up about his life in the entertainment industry and revealed some of his ill-judged investments as a teenage millionaire.

Continue reading "I Became A Millionaire & Went Broke Before The Age Of 19".

Soulja Boy Confesses True Feelings For Kat Stacks, "She's Scum Of The Earth [But] I Love Her" [Video]

November 22, 2010 12:40 PM

Rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has shared his reaction to recent speculation over celebrity groupie Kat Stacks' possible deportation and revealed his feelings for her.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Confesses True Feelings For Kat Stacks, "She's Scum Of The Earth [But] I Love Her" [Video].

Slim Thug Hearts Barbie, "[Nicki Minaj] Can Get It Whenever"

November 22, 2010 12:40 PM

Houston rapper Slim Thug has revealed his attraction toward Nicki Minaj and why he does not plan on settling down romantically until he reaches age 40.

Continue reading Slim Thug Hearts Barbie, "[Nicki Minaj] Can Get It Whenever".

Jay-Z Names His Favorite MCs, "[Pac's] Passion Could Put A Lot Of Guys To Sleep" [Video]

November 22, 2010 12:10 PM

Hip-Hop mogul Jay-Z has listed his favorite rappers and has included ex-rival Tupac Shakur among his all-time greats.

Continue reading Jay-Z Names His Favorite MCs, "[Pac's] Passion Could Put A Lot Of Guys To Sleep" [Video].

Kanye West's "Twisted Fantasy" Artist Explains Banned Wal-Mart Cover

November 22, 2010 11:30 AM

The artist responsible for designing Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy album cover has stepped forward to describe the make-up behind the nude banned Wal-Mart CD.

Continue reading Kanye West's "Twisted Fantasy" Artist Explains Banned Wal-Mart Cover.

"Nicki Minaj Kept Doing A Bunch Of Weird Sh*t That Just Didn't Look Good"

November 22, 2010 8:10 AM

[Flashing Lights: New York City-based photographer Dirty Souf Yankee reveals her private May 2008 photo shoot with Young Money superstar Nicki Minaj before she became "Barbie".]

Continue reading "Nicki Minaj Kept Doing A Bunch Of Weird Sh*t That Just Didn't Look Good".

Eminem, Rihanna, Diddy, Usher & More Invade American Music Awards [Video]

November 22, 2010 7:00 AM

Eminem, Rihanna, Diddy, Usher and more took over the "American Music Awards" last night in Los Angeles with trophy wins and memorable performances at the annual ceremony.

Continue reading Eminem, Rihanna, Diddy, Usher & More Invade American Music Awards [Video].

Flashing Lights Week: Dirty Souf Yankee

November 22, 2010 12:10 AM

Flashing Lights Week: Nicki Minaj strikes a pose in an unreleased 2008 photo shoot.

Check out today's Guest Star as photographer Dirty Souf Yankee describes her unreleased photo shoot with Nicki Minaj before her current Young Money fame.

"What I Told Kanye West Personally & What I'll Tell The World Is That This Is About Him"

November 21, 2010 5:10 PM

[With Kanye West's much-anticipated comeback nearing fruition, "So Appalled" collaborator RZA recalls contributing to My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.]

Continue reading "What I Told Kanye West Personally & What I'll Tell The World Is That This Is About Him".

Nicki Minaj Questions Lil' Kim's Insecurities, "She Picked A Fight W/ Foxy, Eve, Remy, Ms. Wallace & Then It Was Me"

November 21, 2010 11:01 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has elaborated on her issues with Lil Kim and how she believes the Queen Bee has a penchant for picking fights.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Questions Lil' Kim's Insecurities, "She Picked A Fight W/ Foxy, Eve, Remy, Ms. Wallace & Then It Was Me".

Game Reveals His Favorite Sex Songs, "No. 1 Gotta Be R. Kelly"

November 21, 2010 10:46 AM

West Coast rapper Game has taken fans closer into his personal life by naming his top ten favorite sex songs of all-time.

Continue reading Game Reveals His Favorite Sex Songs, "No. 1 Gotta Be R. Kelly".

Diggy Simmons Crowns Jay-Z's Greatness "All The Way From 'Reasonable Doubt' To 'Blueprint 3'"

November 21, 2010 6:30 AM

Rap newcomer Diggy Simmons recently reflected on which artists have influenced his rhymes and mentioned Roc-A-Fella co-founder Jay-Z as his top inspiration.

Continue reading Diggy Simmons Crowns Jay-Z's Greatness "All The Way From 'Reasonable Doubt' To 'Blueprint 3'".

Redman Confronts Wu-Tang Affiliation Confusion, "I Am The Last Member"

November 21, 2010 5:55 AM

New Jersey rapper Redman has come forward to address his affiliation with the Wu-Tang Clan days after announcing a membership within the 10-member crew.

Continue reading Redman Confronts Wu-Tang Affiliation Confusion, "I Am The Last Member".

GOOD Music Week Photo: Kanye West In The Studio

November 21, 2010 12:10 AM

What's G.O.O.D.: Kanye West gives the camera a stare down from the studio.

Be sure to check out today's Guest Star as RZA speaks on contributing to Kanye West's new My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy album.

Red Bull Music Academy Culture Clash Competitors Go Head To Head In L.A.

November 20, 2010 4:10 PM

The Red Bull Music Academy Culture Clash competition will break ground in the United States early next month, and will feature four music groups against one another in Los Angeles.

Continue reading Red Bull Music Academy Culture Clash Competitors Go Head To Head In L.A..

"I Think Kanye West Should Have Used [My Record], But I'm Not Mad At Him"

November 20, 2010 10:52 AM

[With Kanye West's much-anticipated comeback nearing fruition, contributing producer DJ Premier talks about his involvement with My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.]

Continue reading "I Think Kanye West Should Have Used [My Record], But I'm Not Mad At Him".

DMX Regrets Screaming "F*ck Jay-Z" At AZ Show, "[It] Was Just Freestyling"

November 20, 2010 10:33 AM

A representative for jailed rapper DMX has addressed her client's recent shouting of "F*ck Jay-Z" at a concert last weekend and denied a beef brewing between both camps.

Continue reading DMX Regrets Screaming "F*ck Jay-Z" At AZ Show, "[It] Was Just Freestyling".

Lloyd Banks Names Favorite Instrumentals, "'Shook Ones' Has Gotta Be The All-Time Best" [Video]

November 20, 2010 10:14 AM

G-Unit member Lloyd Banks has named his favorite hip-hop instrumentals and why the classic 1990's "Shook Ones" is the best beat ever.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Names Favorite Instrumentals, "'Shook Ones' Has Gotta Be The All-Time Best" [Video].

Kat Stacks Catches Big Break In Deportation Case

November 20, 2010 9:58 AM

Jailed celebrity groupie Kat Stacks has reportedly landed a big break in her deportation case after being arrested earlier this month in Nashville, Tennessee and detained in immigration custody.

Continue reading Kat Stacks Catches Big Break In Deportation Case.

50 Cent Declares His Next LP "Is My 'Detox' Album" [VIDEO]

November 20, 2010 9:31 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has provided a brief update on his forthcoming Before I Self Destruct follow-up album, and explained why the project shares similarities with Dr. Dre's delayed Detox.

Continue reading 50 Cent Declares His Next LP "Is My 'Detox' Album" [VIDEO].

GOOD Music Week Photo: Kanye West In The Studio

November 20, 2010 12:10 AM

G.O.O.D. Morning & Night: Kanye West clocks in studio time in the lab.

Be sure to check out today's Guest Star as DJ Premier speaks on contributing to Kanye West's new My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy album.

Bruno Mars Cocaine Possession Case Stalls

November 19, 2010 10:44 PM

Pop star singer Bruno Mars' publicized cocaine possession case, which stems from a September Las Vegas arrest, has hit a bump in the road to resolution.

Continue reading Bruno Mars Cocaine Possession Case Stalls.

Wale "Disappointed" W/ Kid Cudi Over Damaged Bond, "I Pray For Him" [Video]

November 19, 2010 10:25 PM

Roc Nation's Wale has updated fans on the status of his damaged relationship with ex-friend Kid Cudi and said despite their distance, he keeps the G.O.O.D. Music artist in his prayers.

Continue reading Wale "Disappointed" W/ Kid Cudi Over Damaged Bond, "I Pray For Him" [Video].

Flo Rida Locked Himself Away At Jodeci Member's Crib For 4 Years

November 19, 2010 9:20 PM

Rapper Flo Rida has revealed that he recently spent four years living with Jodeci's DeVante in California in hopes of absorbing the singer's musical talent.

Continue reading Flo Rida Locked Himself Away At Jodeci Member's Crib For 4 Years.

French Montana Makes A Move On Waka Flocka Flame's Mom

November 19, 2010 9:05 PM

New York rapper French Montana has become the latest artist to ink a management deal with Waka Flocka Flame's mother, Debra Antney, and Mizay Entertainment.

Continue reading French Montana Makes A Move On Waka Flocka Flame's Mom.

Nicki Minaj Admits Lil Kim Was "Roman's Revenge" Actual Target

November 19, 2010 6:40 PM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj has sent a warning to Lil Kim weeks after the rap veteran called her out during a Queens, New York concert.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Admits Lil Kim Was "Roman's Revenge" Actual Target.

AZ Unfazed To Compete Against Kanye West, Nicki Minaj & Lloyd Banks

November 19, 2010 6:00 PM

With much-anticipated rap albums dropping next week from Lloyd Banks, Nicki Minaj and Kanye West, SOHH sat down with AZ to see how confident he is with re-releasing the Doe or Die 15th Anniversary LP simultaneously.

Continue reading AZ Unfazed To Compete Against Kanye West, Nicki Minaj & Lloyd Banks .

UPDATE: DMX's Rep Reveals Truth Behind Felony Arrest

November 19, 2010 5:15 PM

A representative for jailed rapper DMX has stepped forward to unravel the truth behind her client's felony arrest in Arizona yesterday.

Continue reading UPDATE: DMX's Rep Reveals Truth Behind Felony Arrest.

Dr. Dre's "Detox" Gets A Release Date, Jay-Z & Game Set To Crash

November 19, 2010 4:50 PM

West Coast producer Dr. Dre's long-awaited Detox album will finally see the light of day, as new reports claim it will be released in early 2011.

Continue reading Dr. Dre's "Detox" Gets A Release Date, Jay-Z & Game Set To Crash.

Quincy Jones Names His Favorite Michael Jackson Album

November 19, 2010 4:25 PM

Entertainment mogul Quincy Jones has ranked late pop icon Michael Jackson's Off The Wall album over the singer's record-breaking, multi-platinum selling 1982 LP, Thriller.

Continue reading Quincy Jones Names His Favorite Michael Jackson Album.

RZA Unravels Redman's Wu-Tang Clan Membership

November 19, 2010 3:45 PM

With buzz generating over Redman's supposed Wu-Tang Clan induction, SOHH called up the group's founding member RZA to get the story straight.

Continue reading RZA Unravels Redman's Wu-Tang Clan Membership.

"[My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy] Is Really About Lyricism"

November 19, 2010 3:00 PM

[With Kanye West's much-anticipated comeback nearing fruition, "So Appalled" and "Runaway" collaborator Pusha T talks about pushing his sound into My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.]

Continue reading "[My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy] Is Really About Lyricism".

G-Unit Pity Game's Crying, Jay-Z & Pusha T Trim Bush, Rihanna's Priceless Knockers

November 19, 2010 12:40 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we roll with G-Unit as they wave good-bye to Game's career, co-sign Jay-Z and Pusha T putting George W. Bush on blast, question Rihanna's Playboy quest, and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading G-Unit Pity Game's Crying, Jay-Z & Pusha T Trim Bush, Rihanna's Priceless Knockers.

DMX Thrown Back Into The Dog House

November 19, 2010 12:19 PM

Rapper DMX has reportedly been arrested and placed behind bars in Arizona for violating his probation.

Continue reading DMX Thrown Back Into The Dog House.

Tony Yayo & Game Reheat Beef, "You B*tch A** N*gga Went From A Butterfly To LA Tattoo, Stripper"

November 19, 2010 12:15 PM

Signs of a G-Unit reunion may be diminishing as Tony Yayo and Game have gone after each other's necks via an onslaught of Twitter disses.

Continue reading Tony Yayo & Game Reheat Beef, "You B*tch A** N*gga Went From A Butterfly To LA Tattoo, Stripper".

Notorious B.I.G.'s Widow Loses Faith In Husband's Murder Mystery

November 19, 2010 11:50 AM

R&B singer Faith Evans has admitted to doubting whether or not the mystery behind the 1997 fatal shooting of her ex-husband, The Notorious B.I.G., would ever be solved.

Continue reading Notorious B.I.G.'s Widow Loses Faith In Husband's Murder Mystery.

Wiz Khalifa's Road Dog Tricked & Robbed In NYC

November 19, 2010 11:15 AM

An associate of rap newcomer Wiz Khalifa was robbed this week in New York City after being tricked into handing over his jewelry and wallet in order to pursue a woman.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa's Road Dog Tricked & Robbed In NYC.

Q-Tip Exposes The Rap Game, "There's Rules To This Sh*t, I Wrote Me A Manual" [Video]

November 19, 2010 10:40 AM

Hip-Hop veteran Q-Tip has updated fans on the status of his upcoming Industry Rules book and gave some details on its subject matter.

Continue reading Q-Tip Exposes The Rap Game, "There's Rules To This Sh*t, I Wrote Me A Manual" [Video].

GOOD Music Week Photo: Pusha T & Kanye West Hang W/ Funkmaster Flex

November 19, 2010 12:05 AM

G.O.O.D. Times: The Clipse's Pusha T and Kanye West hit up Funkmaster Flex.

Be sure to check out today's Guest Star as Pusha T speaks on contributing to Kanye West's new My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy album.

T.I. Calls Jail Experience "A Pain I Have Never Felt Before"

November 18, 2010 10:03 PM

Incarcerated rapper T.I. has opened up about his time behind bars after serving just over two weeks of his 11-month jail sentence on a probation violation.

Continue reading T.I. Calls Jail Experience "A Pain I Have Never Felt Before".

Akon Answers Will.i.am's "Disrespectful" Michael Jackson Remarks

November 18, 2010 9:55 PM

Konvict Muzik head Akon has responded to Black Eyed Peas' frontman Will.i.am's remarks about the new Michael Jackson remake album, Michael, being disrespectful to the late singer's legacy.

Continue reading Akon Answers Will.i.am's "Disrespectful" Michael Jackson Remarks.

Nas Breaks Down Def Jam Rift, "My Sh*t Comes & They're Holdin' It W/ Gloves" [Video]

November 18, 2010 5:25 PM

Rap veteran Nas has detailed his frustrations with Def Jam over complications with dropping Lost Tapes 2, a compilation of unreleased tracks, into retail stores.

Continue reading Nas Breaks Down Def Jam Rift, "My Sh*t Comes & They're Holdin' It W/ Gloves" [Video].

Nicki Minaj Tells Ladies To Keep Their Legs Closed, "Don't Be Having Babies" [Video]

November 18, 2010 4:50 PM

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj has discussed her relationship status and encouraged her female fans not to go out searching for love.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Tells Ladies To Keep Their Legs Closed, "Don't Be Having Babies" [Video].

Pharrell Predicts Pusha T's G.O.O.D. Music Marriage "Is Going To Be Incredible"

November 18, 2010 4:40 PM

The Neptunes' Pharrell Williams has shared his thoughts on Pusha T rubbing elbows with Kanye West since officially being branded to G.O.O.D. Music over the summer.

Continue reading Pharrell Predicts Pusha T's G.O.O.D. Music Marriage "Is Going To Be Incredible".

"I Don't Think All These Hip-Hop Books Make Hip-Hop More Real"

November 18, 2010 4:20 PM

[With this week's release of Jay-Z's Decoded, contributor dream hampton shares her input on the trend of artists putting their lyrics into written form.]

Continue reading "I Don't Think All These Hip-Hop Books Make Hip-Hop More Real".

Wiz Khalifa Explains Why He Dismissed Drake's Tour Offer

November 18, 2010 12:35 PM

Rap newcomer Wiz Khalifa has revealed the truth behind his decision not to join Drake for his recent Light Dreams & Nightmares tour and discussed the aftermath of his choice.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Explains Why He Dismissed Drake's Tour Offer.

Pusha T On Bush Singling Out Kanye West, "I Don't Give A F*ck About What His Lowest Point Was"

November 18, 2010 12:10 PM

After the overwhelming support Kanye West has received after ex-President George W. Bush cited him for creating one of the lowest points in his career, SOHH hit up G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T for his opinion of the situation.

Continue reading Pusha T On Bush Singling Out Kanye West, "I Don't Give A F*ck About What His Lowest Point Was".

GOOD Music Week Photo: Kanye West Clocks In Studio Time

November 18, 2010 11:45 AM

G.O.O.D. Lovin': Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West makes history in the studio.

Be sure to check out today's Guest Star as RZA speaks on his signature touch on Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.

"Kanye West Did Something That Hip-Hop Needed"

November 18, 2010 11:40 AM

[With Kanye West's much-anticipated comeback nearing fruition, "So Appalled" collaborator RZA recalls contributing to My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.]

Continue reading "Kanye West Did Something That Hip-Hop Needed".

Nicki Minaj's "Pink Friday" Suffers Internet Leak

November 18, 2010 10:37 AM

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj's highly-anticipated Pink Friday album has reportedly leaked onto the Internet just days before its official release.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj's "Pink Friday" Suffers Internet Leak.

T.I. Counts On Young Dro To Rep Grand Hustle, "I'm Going To Make Sure Everything Is In Order"

November 18, 2010 10:21 AM

Grand Hustle rapper Young Dro has revealed his final conversations with T.I. just days before he began an 11-month jail sentence for a probation violation and how he plans to keep the label afloat.

Continue reading T.I. Counts On Young Dro To Rep Grand Hustle, "I'm Going To Make Sure Everything Is In Order".

Rick Ross Addresses Ditching Chrisette Michele At Soul Train Awards [Audio]

November 18, 2010 9:16 AM

Southern rapper Rick Ross has come forward to address his no-show at last week's Soul Train Awards days after billed performer Chrisette Michele called him out.

Continue reading Rick Ross Addresses Ditching Chrisette Michele At Soul Train Awards [Audio].

Kanye West Jacks Jay-Z's "Watch The Throne" Tracks

November 18, 2010 8:50 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z has revealed that Kanye West decided to use a few of their Watch the Throne joint album collaborations for his upcoming My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy solo album.

Continue reading Kanye West Jacks Jay-Z's "Watch The Throne" Tracks.

Drake Breaks Silence On Being Robbed At Gunpoint, "I Knew It Was A Setup"

November 18, 2010 8:40 AM

Young Money rapper Drake has broken his silence on being robbed last year in his hometown of Toronto and said he believes it was a setup.

Continue reading Drake Breaks Silence On Being Robbed At Gunpoint, "I Knew It Was A Setup".

Lloyd Banks Names His Top 5 Favorite Producers, "I Definitely Gotta Start W/ Dr. Dre" [Video]

November 18, 2010 8:27 AM

G-Unit member Lloyd Banks has revealed his favorite top five producers of all-time which happen to range from hip-hop pioneer Dr. Dre to more modern hitmakers like Swizz Beatz.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Names His Top 5 Favorite Producers, "I Definitely Gotta Start W/ Dr. Dre" [Video].

Rihanna's "Loud" To Outsell Nelly's "5.0" By 130K In First-Week Projections

November 18, 2010 8:10 AM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's Loud is reportedly en route to outsell Nelly's new 5.0 album by up to 130,000 records.

Continue reading Rihanna's "Loud" To Outsell Nelly's "5.0" By 130K In First-Week Projections.

Rick Ross Tells Young Jeezy To Fall Back, "You Played Yourself" [Audio]

November 17, 2010 10:05 PM

Tensions between Rick Ross and Young Jeezy may be heating up once again as the "Boss" has responded to footage showing his Def Jam labelmate taunting him in Miami.

Continue reading Rick Ross Tells Young Jeezy To Fall Back, "You Played Yourself" [Audio].

Rihanna Checks Drake's "Pawn" Move, "He Doesn't Know What He's Talking About"

November 17, 2010 10:00 PM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna has come forward to clarify past remarks by Drake claiming she used him merely as a pawn during their short-lived summer 2009 fling.

Continue reading Rihanna Checks Drake's "Pawn" Move, "He Doesn't Know What He's Talking About".

Amber Rose Reveals Her Favorite Female Companion, "She Was Such A Movement" [Video]

November 17, 2010 9:44 PM

Model Amber Rose has opened up about her friendships within the entertainment industry and said Nicki Minaj is her favorite female companion.

Continue reading Amber Rose Reveals Her Favorite Female Companion, "She Was Such A Movement" [Video].

Rick Ross Goes M.I.A. On Chrisette Michele, "I Can't Get In Touch W/ Him No More"

November 17, 2010 8:50 PM

A week after calling out Rick Ross for his no-show during their billed Soul Train Awards performance, R&B singer Chrisette Michele has now revealed the "Boss" is nowhere to be found.

Continue reading Rick Ross Goes M.I.A. On Chrisette Michele, "I Can't Get In Touch W/ Him No More".

Saigon Denies Jabbing Drake, "I'm Seeing A Bunch Of B.S. About Me Dissing The Homie" [Video]

November 17, 2010 8:35 PM

New York rapper Saigon has stepped forward to clarify recent remarks he made referencing Drake's overnight stardom and denied trying to quietly diss the Young Money star.

Continue reading Saigon Denies Jabbing Drake, "I'm Seeing A Bunch Of B.S. About Me Dissing The Homie" [Video].

Jay-Z Speaks On Exhibiting Jay Electronica On Roc Nation

November 17, 2010 5:20 PM

Roc Nation leader Jay-Z has explained his motivation for signing underground emcee Jay Electronica to his entertainment company, which also houses other freshman such as J. Cole, Wale, Rihanna and more.

Continue reading Jay-Z Speaks On Exhibiting Jay Electronica On Roc Nation.

Sheek Louch Defends Half-Man, Half-Gorilla "Donnie G" Artwork, "I'm Feeling Real Beastie Right Now"

November 17, 2010 4:10 PM

With Sheek Louch's highly-anticipated Def Jam debut Donnie G's artwork hitting the Internet this week, SOHH reached out to the L.O.X. member to get the inside scoop on its primal influence.

Continue reading Sheek Louch Defends Half-Man, Half-Gorilla "Donnie G" Artwork, "I'm Feeling Real Beastie Right Now".

"I Think When Dr. Dre Started Talking About 'Detox', He Wasn't Ready To Do It"

November 17, 2010 3:40 PM

[With Dr. Dre starting to come out of his shell about Detox's long-awaited release, producer Just Blaze shares his thoughts on the hitmaker's quest for perfection on the LP.]

Continue reading "I Think When Dr. Dre Started Talking About 'Detox', He Wasn't Ready To Do It".

Foxy Brown Turns Her Back In Booty Battle

November 17, 2010 2:30 PM

Rapper Foxy Brown has decided to take her chance in court by refusing to plea bargain over an alleged dispute with a Brooklyn neighbor that took place over the summer.

Continue reading Foxy Brown Turns Her Back In Booty Battle.

Uncle Luke Freaks Off Jay-Z Haters, "You Don't See Him Going To Jail For Stupid Sh*t"

November 17, 2010 2:10 PM

Rap veteran Uncle Luke has stood beside Jay-Z in light of him recently being cited as a secret devil worshipper and said the media targets Hov due to his level of success.

Continue reading Uncle Luke Freaks Off Jay-Z Haters, "You Don't See Him Going To Jail For Stupid Sh*t".

"Kanye's Showing You Don't Have To Be Scared To Let Your Motherf*cking Feelings Be Heard"

November 17, 2010 1:30 PM

[With Kanye West's much-anticipated comeback nearing fruition, "Gorgeous" collaborator Raekwon recalls contributing to My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.]

Continue reading "Kanye's Showing You Don't Have To Be Scared To Let Your Motherf*cking Feelings Be Heard".

Drake Reveals "Thank Me Later" Follow-Up Album Title

November 17, 2010 1:00 PM

Young Money rapper Drake has reportedly announced the title to his Thank Me Later follow-up sophomore album.

Continue reading Drake Reveals "Thank Me Later" Follow-Up Album Title.

Kid Cudi Soars To No. 3, Cee-Lo Green Kills Top 10, Lil Wayne Takes A Hit, Joe Budden & Twista Storm The Chart

November 17, 2010 12:45 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Kid Cudi soars into No. 3, Cee-Lo Green debuts at No. 9 and Lil Wayne takes a hit within the Top 10.

Continue reading Kid Cudi Soars To No. 3, Cee-Lo Green Kills Top 10, Lil Wayne Takes A Hit, Joe Budden & Twista Storm The Chart.

DJ Premier Defends J. Cole & Drake Co-Signs, "You're A Computer F*ck-Hole" [Video]

November 17, 2010 12:20 PM

Hip-Hop pioneer DJ Premier has responded to the criticism he's garnered by recently praising J. Cole and Drake for elevating the state of the rap game.

Continue reading DJ Premier Defends J. Cole & Drake Co-Signs, "You're A Computer F*ck-Hole" [Video].

Dr. Dre Announces Rap Retirement, "Going Into The Mic Booth, That Sh*t Is Over"

November 17, 2010 11:50 AM

West Coast legend Dr. Dre has announced his intention to hang up the microphone for good after the release of his highly-anticipated solo album, Detox.

Continue reading Dr. Dre Announces Rap Retirement, "Going Into The Mic Booth, That Sh*t Is Over".

Jay-Z Calls Out George W. Bush, "His Lowest Point Was [Kanye West] Talking About Him?"

November 17, 2010 11:40 AM

Rap icon Jay-Z has come to the defense of Kanye West days after former U.S. President George W. Bush singled out being publicly condemned by the rapper as one of the lowest points in his eight-year office term.

Continue reading Jay-Z Calls Out George W. Bush, "His Lowest Point Was [Kanye West] Talking About Him?".

Waka Flocka Flame's Mom Protects Son's Image, "He's Not Tupac"

November 17, 2010 11:10 AM

Southern rapper Waka Flocka Flame's mother, Debra Antney, has come to her son's defense in light of fans' assumption that he is striving to be the next Tupac Shakur.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame's Mom Protects Son's Image, "He's Not Tupac".

Redman's Wu-Tang Membership Card Revoked, "He Has Never Been Officially Inducted"

November 17, 2010 10:40 AM

Days after Redman announced his official Wu-Tang Clan induction as the crew's 11th member, insiders have denied the New Jersey rapper's claim.

Continue reading Redman's Wu-Tang Membership Card Revoked, "He Has Never Been Officially Inducted".

GOOD Music Week Photo: Kanye West Puts In Studio Time

November 17, 2010 12:05 AM

G.O.O.D. A** Job: Kanye West clocks in time at the studio.

Be sure to check out today's Guest Star as Raekwon discusses appearing on Kanye West's new My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy album.

Cassidy, "C.A.S.H."

November 17, 2010 12:00 AM

Philadelphia battle king Cassidy releases his fourth studio effort, C.A.S.H  (Cass A Straight Hustla).

Continue reading Cassidy, "C.A.S.H.".

Dr. Dre Admits Being A Young Money Groupie, "I Love Wayne"

November 16, 2010 10:10 PM

West Coast producer Dr. Dre has stepped out to talk about the current state of hip-hop and which artists have been falling under his radar as of late.

Continue reading Dr. Dre Admits Being A Young Money Groupie, "I Love Wayne".

Waka Flocka Flame's Mommy Calls Him A "Bright A**" Son, "He's Different From The Rest Of My Kids"

November 16, 2010 9:51 PM

Waka Flocka Flame's manager/mother Debra Antney has opened up about her son's stance in hip-hop and how the "Hard in the Streets" hitmaker is smarter than he looks.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame's Mommy Calls Him A "Bright A**" Son, "He's Different From The Rest Of My Kids".

Rihanna Reveals Playboy Magazine Offer, "They Want To Pay [Me] To Be Naked"

November 16, 2010 9:05 PM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna has revealed offers she has received to appear unclothed in Playboy magazine.

Continue reading Rihanna Reveals Playboy Magazine Offer, "They Want To Pay [Me] To Be Naked".

Kanye West, Drake, Eminem, Scarface & More Show T.I. "No Mercy"

November 16, 2010 9:00 PM

The tracklisting to incarcerated rapper T.I.'s No Mercy has leaked online and shows guest spots from Drake, Eminem, Scarface and more.

Continue reading Kanye West, Drake, Eminem, Scarface & More Show T.I. "No Mercy".

Redman Unrolls Star-Studded "Reggie" Reservations

November 16, 2010 8:45 PM

The tracklisting to Redman's upcoming Reggie solo album has leaked online and shows guest appearances from Faith Evans, Method Man, Bun B and more.

Continue reading Redman Unrolls Star-Studded "Reggie" Reservations.

Dr. Dre Victimized Again W/ "Detox" Leak, "I Wasn't Really Happy"

November 16, 2010 4:59 PM

Famed producer Dr. Dre has confirmed speculation that a new Snoop Dogg collaboration called "Kush" was a leaked song off his highly-anticipated Detox album.

Continue reading Dr. Dre Victimized Again W/ "Detox" Leak, "I Wasn't Really Happy".

Cassidy Wants 50 & Game To Make Up, "[It'd Be] Similar To Cam'ron & Jim Jones"

November 16, 2010 4:50 PM

With Game extending an olive branch to 50 Cent in hopes of rejoining alliances, SOHH reached out to Cassidy, who shares relationships with both artists, to get his take on the peace offering.

Continue reading Cassidy Wants 50 & Game To Make Up, "[It'd Be] Similar To Cam'ron & Jim Jones".

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy "Decoded": "I'm Someone Jay-Z Trusts To Listen To"

November 16, 2010 4:30 PM

[With today's release of Jay-Z's Decoded tome, contributor dream hampton gives her Top 5 reasons readers should add the rap mogul's latest project to their bookshelves.]

Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Buy "Decoded": "I'm Someone Jay-Z Trusts To Listen To".

Nelly, "5.0"

November 16, 2010 3:00 PM

After a two-year hiatus, Grammy Award-winning rapper Nelly is back with his fifth studio album, aptly titled 5.0.

Continue reading Nelly, "5.0" .

"When You Go Into A Kanye West Session, You Might Think You're In The Cotton Club"

November 16, 2010 2:00 PM

[With Kanye West's much-anticipated comeback nearing fruition, "See Me Now" collaborator Charlie Wilson recalls working on the rapper's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.]

Continue reading "When You Go Into A Kanye West Session, You Might Think You're In The Cotton Club".

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy My Record: "It's The Real Cassidy, [Not] A Cassidy Somebody [Tried] To Create"

November 16, 2010 1:20 PM

[With today's release of C.A.S.H., Cassidy points out the Top 5 reasons why you should hustle on down to the record store and cop his new LP.]

Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Buy My Record: "It's The Real Cassidy, [Not] A Cassidy Somebody [Tried] To Create".

Jay-Z Gives Beyonce The Gas Face Or Camel Frown?

November 16, 2010 12:40 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 a week. Who run it?

Continue reading Jay-Z Gives Beyonce The Gas Face Or Camel Frown?.

Redman Says He's Wu-Tang Forever, "I Am The 11th Member"

November 16, 2010 12:35 PM

New Jersey rapper Redman has revealed that his ties to Wu-Tang Clan are deeper than collaborations and that he is, indeed, a member of the infamous hip-hop group.

Continue reading Redman Says He's Wu-Tang Forever, "I Am The 11th Member".

Mannie Fresh Tells Lil Wayne To "Watch Your Steps" [Video]

November 16, 2010 12:10 PM

Former Cash Money Records producer Mannie Fresh has shared words of wisdom to Lil Wayne in light of his recent release from his eight-month jail stint.

Continue reading Mannie Fresh Tells Lil Wayne To "Watch Your Steps" [Video].

Nicki Minaj Reveals Biggest Scare, "[I Thought] This Is Going To Ruin My Career"

November 16, 2010 11:50 AM

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj has divulged how one of her biggest fears came to life this year, which led her to believe that her career was finished.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Reveals Biggest Scare, "[I Thought] This Is Going To Ruin My Career".

Lil Wayne Sparks A "Fire Flame" With Baby, "Fresh Off My Bid B*tch, It's Lil Tunechi!"

November 16, 2010 11:40 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's antiicpated first post-jail song, "Fire Flame" remix, has finally hit the Internet and shows the Young Money star at the top of his game alongside Baby.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Sparks A "Fire Flame" With Baby, "Fresh Off My Bid B*tch, It's Lil Tunechi!".

Jay-Z Experiences Morning Sickness, "When Are People Going To Stop?"

November 16, 2010 11:10 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z has vented his frustration with the media's infatuation of trying to find out if and when his wife Beyonce will be carrying his child.

Continue reading Jay-Z Experiences Morning Sickness, "When Are People Going To Stop?".

GOOD Music Week Photo: Kanye West's Studio

November 16, 2010 12:10 AM

G.O.O.D. State of Mind: Kanye West gives a sneak peek of his studio.

Be sure to check out today's Guest Star featuring "See Me Now" collaborator Charlie Wilson describing Kanye West's stylish studio sessions.

Wiz Khalifa's Drug Bust Made Him Public Enemy, "They Want To Try To Scare You"

November 15, 2010 11:50 PM

Rap newcomer Wiz Khalifa has stepped forward to break down the make-up behind his publicized North Carolina arrest last week on drug charges.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa's Drug Bust Made Him Public Enemy, "They Want To Try To Scare You".

Sheek Louch Apes Out On "Don Gorilla" Cover Art

November 15, 2010 11:44 PM

The LOX's Sheek Louch's highly-anticipated Donnie G: Don Gorilla album cover art has hit the Internet and shows the newly signed Def Jam artist as half-man, half-animal.

Continue reading Sheek Louch Apes Out On "Don Gorilla" Cover Art.

Jay-Z Says "Takeover" Ether'd Nas, "It's Not Even Close"

November 15, 2010 11:14 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Jay-Z has ranked his 2001 "Takeover" diss record targeting Nas and Mobb Deep over the hard-hitting "Ether" which was directed toward him.

Continue reading Jay-Z Says "Takeover" Ether'd Nas, "It's Not Even Close".

Jay Electronica Pressures J. Cole To Step His Bars Up

November 15, 2010 5:51 PM

Roc Nation's J. Cole has opened up about the new signing of Jay Electronica to his team and what impact it now has on his career.

Continue reading Jay Electronica Pressures J. Cole To Step His Bars Up.

DMX Says "F*ck Jay-Z" At AZ Show, "I Think Most These N*ggas Suck D*ck!" [Video]

November 15, 2010 5:35 PM

New York rapper DMX called out former associate/Def Jam labelmate Jay-Z at an Arizona concert over the weekend and shunned the content of most hip-hop artists.

Continue reading DMX Says "F*ck Jay-Z" At AZ Show, "I Think Most These N*ggas Suck D*ck!" [Video].

Nicki Minaj Kicks Back Media Barbie Bashing "After Years Of Being Dragged Through The Mud"

November 15, 2010 5:05 PM

Young Money's burgeoning star Nicki Minaj has opened up about directly addressing her media critics on her forthcoming Pink Friday debut LP.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Kicks Back Media Barbie Bashing "After Years Of Being Dragged Through The Mud".

Just Blaze Reacts To Saigon Ranking Him Over Kanye West

November 15, 2010 4:15 PM

Days after rapper Saigon said he preferred Just Blaze's beats over Kanye West, SOHH reached out to the "Exhibit C" hitmaker for his response.

Continue reading Just Blaze Reacts To Saigon Ranking Him Over Kanye West.

"When I Shot ODB, He [Seemed] Like He Wasn't All The Way There"

November 15, 2010 3:40 PM

[With today marking late rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard's 42nd birthday, photographer Mike Schreiber takes us behind the lens of his 2003 shoot with the Wu-Tang Clan emcee.]

Continue reading "When I Shot ODB, He [Seemed] Like He Wasn't All The Way There".

"Kanye West Reached Out To The Legends In The Hip-Hop World, [&] There Were No Egos Whatsoever"

November 15, 2010 12:50 PM

[With Kanye West's much-anticipated comeback nearing fruition, "Power" producer S1 recalls the Grammy-winner working on My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.]

Continue reading "Kanye West Reached Out To The Legends In The Hip-Hop World, [&] There Were No Egos Whatsoever".

Lil Wayne Pumps "A Milli" With Steroids

November 15, 2010 12:10 PM

Young Money leader Lil Wayne is back to work nearly two weeks after being released from his eight-month jail stint, and has put together his first record.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Pumps "A Milli" With Steroids .

Yelawolf On Wiz Khalifa's Drug Bust, "He Just Smokes It, Who Gives A F*ck?"

November 15, 2010 12:00 PM

Southern rapper Yelawolf has shared his reaction to Wiz Khalifa arrest for drug possession last week following one of his North Carolina concerts.

Continue reading Yelawolf On Wiz Khalifa's Drug Bust, "He Just Smokes It, Who Gives A F*ck?".

Nelly Denies Using "#1" To Bait KRS-One, "Why Would I Pick Him Of All People?"

November 15, 2010 11:50 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Nelly has finally laid rest the speculation that his "#1" 2002 record was  directed at hip-hop pioneer KRS-One.

Continue reading Nelly Denies Using "#1" To Bait KRS-One, "Why Would I Pick Him Of All People?".

Diddy & Jay Electronica Square Off, "Betrayal Is A Serious Allegation"

November 15, 2010 11:30 AM

Rapper Jay Electronica and Diddy have settled their differences after the Bad Boy impresario expressed his frustration over his friend signing to with Jay-Z's Roc Nation over the weekend.

Continue reading Diddy & Jay Electronica Square Off, "Betrayal Is A Serious Allegation".

Diddy Claims He'll Be A Bad Boy For Life, "She Ain't Sign The Pre-Nup"

November 15, 2010 10:50 AM

Rap mogul Diddy has teased fans for his own amusement by canceling his nuptials, as he was scheduled to jump the broom Valentine's Day 2011.

Continue reading Diddy Claims He'll Be A Bad Boy For Life, "She Ain't Sign The Pre-Nup".

Ol' Dirty Bastard's Son Keeps Rap Legacy Alive, "I Can Go From Making Soulja Boy To Nas Music"

November 15, 2010 9:13 AM

The son of late rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard has reflected on his late father's legacy on his 42nd birthday.

Continue reading Ol' Dirty Bastard's Son Keeps Rap Legacy Alive, "I Can Go From Making Soulja Boy To Nas Music".

Game Still Wants U-N-I-T-Y, "G-Unit Will Never Be The Same Without 50 Cent, Game, Tony Yayo,Young Buck & Lloyd Banks"

November 15, 2010 8:50 AM

West Coast rapper Game has shared his reaction to Lloyd Banks' assumptions of why he wants to reunite with G-Unit and bury their past beef.

Continue reading Game Still Wants U-N-I-T-Y, "G-Unit Will Never Be The Same Without 50 Cent, Game, Tony Yayo,Young Buck & Lloyd Banks".

GOOD Music Week Photo: Kanye West In The Studio

November 15, 2010 12:05 AM

It Was A G.O.O.D. Day: Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West goes to work in the lab.

Be sure to check out today's Guest Star featuring "Power" producer S1 discussing Kanye West's mainstream comeback.

Nicki Minaj Reveals Pre-Young Money J-O-B-S, "I'd Been Fired Like 15 Times"

November 14, 2010 10:49 AM

Young Money rap star Nicki Minaj has revealed her previous employment days prior to inking a contract and taking over hip-hop alongside Lil Wayne's camp last year.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Reveals Pre-Young Money J-O-B-S, "I'd Been Fired Like 15 Times".

Bow Wow Returns From Hiatus, "Some Call Me Crazy"

November 14, 2010 10:41 AM

Rapper Bow Wow has returned to Twitter after his recent emotional rant on the social network, lamenting the course of his career.

Continue reading Bow Wow Returns From Hiatus, "Some Call Me Crazy".

50 Cent & Keenan Cahil's "Down On Me" Lip-Synching Was Hilarious, Says Jeremih

November 14, 2010 10:11 AM

R&B singer Jeremih has shared his reaction to witnessing his "Down On Me" collaborator 50 Cent performing their song with 15 year-old Internet sensation Keenan Cahill a few days ago.

Continue reading 50 Cent & Keenan Cahil's "Down On Me" Lip-Synching Was Hilarious, Says Jeremih.

Will.i.am Calls New Michael Jackson Album Disrespectful

November 14, 2010 10:03 AM

Black Eyed Peas' frontman Will.i.am has called out the powers that be at Sony Records for preparing the release of a new posthumous Michael Jackson album called Michael.

Continue reading Will.i.am Calls New Michael Jackson Album Disrespectful.

J. Cole On Jay Electronica Throwing Up The Roc, "We Look Like The Lakers Right Now" [Video]

November 14, 2010 9:43 AM

Roc Nation rapper J. Cole has shared his reaction to gaining Jay Electronica as a labelmate, as his boss Jay-Z publicly announcing the signing a couple days ago.

Continue reading J. Cole On Jay Electronica Throwing Up The Roc, "We Look Like The Lakers Right Now" [Video].

Photo of the Day: DJ Whoo Kid Is Not A Human Being

November 14, 2010 12:10 AM

I Am Not A Human Being: G-Unit's DJ Whoo Kid gets up-and-close with an alien.

Photo taken from DJ Whoo Kid's Twitter

Baby Doesn't Regret Cashing In Bow Wow, "I'm Putting Him With The Waynes & Drakes"

November 13, 2010 7:27 PM

Cash Money Records' co-founder Baby has reflected on signing Bow Wow to his label over a year ago and not regretting the decision despite critical speculation from music critics.

Continue reading Baby Doesn't Regret Cashing In Bow Wow, "I'm Putting Him With The Waynes & Drakes".

Nicki Minaj Pinks Out Big Apple Box

November 13, 2010 7:17 PM

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj has discussed her disinterest in allowing her music to box her in as a New York-based rapper in the new issue of Billboard magazine.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Pinks Out Big Apple Box.

Drake Addresses Lil Wayne Fight Rumor, "He Punched Me"

November 13, 2010 7:00 PM

Young Money rapper Drake has addressed rumors claiming his boss, Lil Wayne, physically attacked him this week.

Continue reading Drake Addresses Lil Wayne Fight Rumor, "He Punched Me".

Russell Simmons Backs Kanye West, "There's No Reason To Apologize"

November 13, 2010 6:45 PM

Rap mogul Russell Simmons has vouched his support to Kanye West over the negative publicity he has received after his tantrum toward the "Today Show" earlier this week.

Continue reading Russell Simmons Backs Kanye West, "There's No Reason To Apologize".

Diddy Feels Betrayed Over Jay Electronica's Roc Nation Signing, "D*mn It Hurts"

November 13, 2010 6:14 PM

Rap mogul Diddy has reportedly expressed his surprise and shock of friend/rapper Jay Electronica signing a deal with Jay-Z's Roc Nation.

Continue reading Diddy Feels Betrayed Over Jay Electronica's Roc Nation Signing, "D*mn It Hurts".

Ne-Yo & Girlfriend Welcome Newborn Baby

November 13, 2010 9:38 AM

R&B singer Ne-Yo and his girlfriend have reportedly welcomed in their first baby together last night (November 12).

Continue reading Ne-Yo & Girlfriend Welcome Newborn Baby .

Kanye West's Media Coach Quits After "Today Show" Disaster

November 13, 2010 9:30 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West's media coach has reportedly ended her relationship with the rapper after his publicized "Today Show" tantrum and Twitter rants earlier this week.

Continue reading Kanye West's Media Coach Quits After "Today Show" Disaster.

50 Cent Lends Support For MJ, "Check Me Out On Michael Jackson's New Album"

November 13, 2010 9:22 AM

New York rapper 50 Cent has announced his involvement on the new upcoming Michael Jackson album, MICHAEL, set to drop next month.

Continue reading 50 Cent Lends Support For MJ, "Check Me Out On Michael Jackson's New Album".

Drake Recruits Hip-Hop Pioneer For "Thank Me Later" Follow-Up

November 13, 2010 9:10 AM

Young Money's Drake has reportedly recruited hip-hop pioneer DJ Premier to work on the follow-up to this year's Thank Me Later debut.

Continue reading Drake Recruits Hip-Hop Pioneer For "Thank Me Later" Follow-Up.

Jay-Z Electrifies Roc Nation W/ New Signee, "I Hope To Bring The Magic Back To Hip-Hop"

November 13, 2010 8:52 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z has continued to build a strong force behind his Roc Nation management/record label by adding hip-hop artist Jay Electronica to the roster.

Continue reading Jay-Z Electrifies Roc Nation W/ New Signee, "I Hope To Bring The Magic Back To Hip-Hop".

Photo of the Day: Just Blaze Shows Off His Sock Game

November 13, 2010 12:05 AM

Saturday Night Fever: Hitmaker Just Blaze shows off his mean, green sock game.

Photo taken from Just Blaze's Twitter

Shyne Remembers The Day He "Walked Out Of H*ll"

November 12, 2010 10:16 PM

New York rapper Shyne has penned an editorial piece recalling his days following a 2009 prison release and what kind of post-effects the experience has left on him.

Continue reading Shyne Remembers The Day He "Walked Out Of H*ll".

Lloyd Banks Hushes Game's G-Unit Crying, "It's Time For Us To Pay 50 Back" [Audio]

November 12, 2010 9:50 PM

New York rapper Lloyd Banks has responded to former G-Unit member Game wanting to reunite with 50 Cent and once again takeover the rap industry.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Hushes Game's G-Unit Crying, "It's Time For Us To Pay 50 Back" [Audio].

Saigon Says Tru-Life "Misses His Kids" Awaiting Murder Case

November 12, 2010 8:50 PM

New York rapper Saigon has updated fans on the status of jailed rapper Tru Life, who is facing a murder charge, since being placed behind bars last year.

Continue reading Saigon Says Tru-Life "Misses His Kids" Awaiting Murder Case.

Reggae Star Escapes Jail After 11-Month Bid

November 12, 2010 8:40 PM

Dancehall reggae star Buju Banton has reportedly been allowed to leave a Florida jail on bail after being behind bars for 11 months for a drug charge.

Continue reading Reggae Star Escapes Jail After 11-Month Bid.

Lil Wayne & Drake's Joint LP Still In Works, Promises Baby

November 12, 2010 8:25 PM

Cash Money Records' co-founder Baby has promised that Lil Wayne and Drake's joint collaboration album is still in the works.

Continue reading Lil Wayne & Drake's Joint LP Still In Works, Promises Baby.

"Ol' Dirty Bastard's The N*gga That Got Me Here Right Now"

November 12, 2010 5:40 PM

[With tomorrow marking the sixth anniversary of Ol' Dirty Bastard's death, Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon shares memories of his beloved groupmate and their mischievous times together.]

Continue reading "Ol' Dirty Bastard's The N*gga That Got Me Here Right Now".

SOHH How We Livin': Cassidy Drops A Roc At "C.A.S.H." Listening Party

November 12, 2010 5:00 PM

Wassup, y'all! Your lady SOHH Breezy, back again, checking in weekly to give you photographic view on the life of a SOHH editor, whether I'm at an event, or kickin' it around the office with the rest of the crew. Today, I'm giving you the real deal behind Cassidy's "C.A.S.H." listening party last night with pics I snapped with the brand-spanking-new-to-the-market Kodak EasyShare camera!

Continue reading SOHH How We Livin': Cassidy Drops A Roc At "C.A.S.H." Listening Party .

Charles Hamilton Brings Hell Up In Harlem To Serius Jones [VIDEO]

November 12, 2010 3:50 PM

Controversial rapper Charles Hamilton has reignited his lyrical battle with Serius Jones by randomly testing his previous opponent's skills during a recent Harlem barbershop encounter.

Continue reading Charles Hamilton Brings Hell Up In Harlem To Serius Jones [VIDEO].

Pusha T Doesn't Know What's G.O.O.D. With Consequence's "Man Purses" [Video]

November 12, 2010 3:35 PM

G.O.O.D. Music artist Pusha T has shared his response to Consequence's "Man Purses" record and if he felt the record was a shot at Kanye West's camp.

Continue reading Pusha T Doesn't Know What's G.O.O.D. With Consequence's "Man Purses" [Video].

Keri Hilson Grades Drake, 50 Cent, Kanye West & More, "I Might Hurt His Feelings"

November 12, 2010 3:20 PM

R&B singer Keri Hilson has rated a selection of male artists, ranging from rap heavyweights such as 50 Cent, Kanye West & Lil Wayne, to burgeoning stars like Trey Songz & Drake, and more.

Continue reading Keri Hilson Grades Drake, 50 Cent, Kanye West & More, "I Might Hurt His Feelings".

Twista Throws Flames At Waka Flocka Haters, "When I [Listen To] Him, I Hear A Hood N*gga Having Fun"

November 12, 2010 2:00 PM

With Twista's Perfect Storm debuting in stores this week, SOHH hit up the lyrical monster to find out what inspired him to feature the often-criticized newcomer Waka Flocka Flame on his LP.

Continue reading Twista Throws Flames At Waka Flocka Haters, "When I [Listen To] Him, I Hear A Hood N*gga Having Fun".

Kanye West Gets Revenge On "Today Show"

November 12, 2010 1:20 PM

Controversial rapper/producer Kanye West has once again turned his back on a television program by refusing to perform on NBC's "The Today Show" later this month.

Continue reading Kanye West Gets Revenge On "Today Show" .

Lil Kim Jacks Nicki Minaj's Hood, 50 Cent Is Filthy Rich, Kanye West's B.A.D. Day

November 12, 2010 12:50 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we applaud Lil Kim for stealing fans out of Nicki Minaj's house, look at 50 Cent's big stacks (pause), witness Kanye West's B.A.D. "Today Show" appearance, and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Lil Kim Jacks Nicki Minaj's Hood, 50 Cent Is Filthy Rich, Kanye West's B.A.D. Day.

Dr. Dre's "Detox" Gets Flashed

November 12, 2010 12:20 PM

Hip-hop producer Dr. Dre is reportedly working on a music video for a track from his long-awaited Detox album with help from director Joseph Kahn.

Continue reading Dr. Dre's "Detox" Gets Flashed.

Chrisette Michele Blasts Rick Ross Over No-Show, "Don't Let Me Start Rapping"

November 12, 2010 12:05 PM

R&B singer Chrisette Michele has aired out her issues with Rick Ross after he reportedly walked out on their scheduled performance during the taping of the Soul Train Awards in Georgia this week.

Continue reading Chrisette Michele Blasts Rick Ross Over No-Show, "Don't Let Me Start Rapping".

Kat Stacks Gets Payback From Nashville Promoter, "Karma Is A B*tch" [Video]

November 12, 2010 11:45 AM

A Nashville promoter has publicly discussed his retribution against jailed celebrity groupie Kat Stacks, and how her missed event appearance ultimately led to the controversial star's pending deportation status.

Continue reading Kat Stacks Gets Payback From Nashville Promoter, "Karma Is A B*tch" [Video].

Diddy & Rick Ross Inherit Mo' Money & Mo' Problems, "I Got A Lot Of Sh*t To Get Off My Chest" [Video]

November 12, 2010 11:10 AM

Rap stars Diddy and Rick Ross have taken their bond to the next level by announcing plans to collaborate on an EP project.

Continue reading Diddy & Rick Ross Inherit Mo' Money & Mo' Problems, "I Got A Lot Of Sh*t To Get Off My Chest" [Video].

Photo of the Day: SOHH How We Livin' Invades Cassidy's Party

November 12, 2010 12:05 AM

How We Livin':  Cassidy captured by Kodak EasyShare at his exclusive NYC listening party.

Be sure to check out SOHH How We Livin' today we give you as we give you the rundown of last night's event.

Photo of the Day: SO Kodak/SOHH How We Livin' Cassidy Party

November 12, 2010 12:05 AM

How We Livin': SOHH hits up a listening party for Cassidy in New York City.

Be sure to check out today's SOHH How We Livin' to get the run-down on what popped off at Cassidy's listening party.

Joe Budden Reveals His Biggest Regrets, "I Got A Bunch Of Them"

November 11, 2010 11:50 PM

Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden has named some of the biggest song regrets from his career including singles dating back to his 2003 self-titled debut album.

Continue reading Joe Budden Reveals His Biggest Regrets, "I Got A Bunch Of Them".

Game Begs For Mercy, "50 Cent, Let's Get This Sh*t Movin, G-G-G-G"

November 11, 2010 11:37 PM

Former G-Unit member Game has extended an olive branch to 50 Cent in hopes of finally putting their differences aside and reuniting.

Continue reading Game Begs For Mercy, "50 Cent, Let's Get This Sh*t Movin, G-G-G-G".

Jim Jones Gushes About Dipset's Lyrical Skill, "We All Got Better"

November 11, 2010 5:45 PM

Diplomat Jim Jones expressed his confidence over his group's upcoming reunion album, as he believes they've repossessed the qualities that launched them into rap stars.

Continue reading Jim Jones Gushes About Dipset's Lyrical Skill, "We All Got Better" .

Busta Rhymes' "Extinction Level Event II" Gets Rocked

November 11, 2010 5:10 PM

New York rapper Busta Rhymes has announced that funny man Chris Rock will play a significant role on his upcoming Extinction Level Event Part II album.

Continue reading Busta Rhymes' "Extinction Level Event II" Gets Rocked .

MC Hammer Is On To The Next One, "Jay-Z Took His Shot & I Answered, Let's Move On"

November 11, 2010 5:00 PM

Rap veteran MC Hammer has decided to keep things moving and end his two-month beef with hip-hop mogul Jay-Z.

Continue reading MC Hammer Is On To The Next One, "Jay-Z Took His Shot & I Answered, Let's Move On".

Shaquille O'Neal Names His Favorite Rappers, "Yelawolf, He's F*cking Nasty"

November 11, 2010 4:53 PM

NBA All-Star Shaquille O'Neal has revealed his top five favorite rappers and said although newcomer Yelawolf did not make the list, he is still a strong contender.

Continue reading Shaquille O'Neal Names His Favorite Rappers, "Yelawolf, He's F*cking Nasty".

Shyne On The Streets Vs. Religion, "There's Nothing In The Chumash That Says I Can't Drive A Lambo"

November 11, 2010 4:40 PM

Shyne has opened up about his religious practices, and discussed maintaining his street credibility while walking the sanctified path.

Continue reading Shyne On The Streets Vs. Religion, "There's Nothing In The Chumash That Says I Can't Drive A Lambo".

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy My Record: "I Know This Is What People Need"

November 11, 2010 3:50 PM

[With this week's release of Death of a Pop Star, David Banner gives the Top 5 reasons why rap fans should support an evolutionary album.]

Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Buy My Record: "I Know This Is What People Need".

Snoop Dogg Re-Positions "Doggystyle 2"

November 11, 2010 1:20 PM

West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg has had a change of heart and will now scrap his originally titled Doggystyle sequel for a new name.

Continue reading Snoop Dogg Re-Positions "Doggystyle 2" .

Saigon Ranks Just Blaze Over Kanye West

November 11, 2010 1:05 PM

New York rapper Saigon has analyzed former Roc-A-Fella producers Just Blaze and Kanye West and named his favorite out of the two.

Continue reading Saigon Ranks Just Blaze Over Kanye West.

Kanye West's Emotional "Today Show" Footage Leaks [Video]

November 11, 2010 9:48 AM

Footage from Kanye West's emotional "Today Show" appearance has leaked online and shows the program's host, Matt Lauer, forcefully trying to make the rapper watch a clip of George W. Bush.

Continue reading Kanye West's Emotional "Today Show" Footage Leaks [Video].

Baby Backs Nicki Minaj's "Revenge" Subliminal, "Maybe [Lil] Kim Asked For It"

November 11, 2010 9:11 AM

Cash Money Records' Baby has backed up Nicki Minaj's new "Roman's Revenge" track and said if Lil Kim feels like the subliminal shots were fired at her then she has no one to blame but herself.

Continue reading Baby Backs Nicki Minaj's "Revenge" Subliminal, "Maybe [Lil] Kim Asked For It".

Kid Cudi's "Man On The Moon II" Projected To Sell 220K In First-Week

November 11, 2010 8:58 AM

G.O.O.D. Music rapper Kid Cudi's Man on the Moon II album is reportedly en route to sell up to 220,000 records in its first-week on store shelves.

Continue reading Kid Cudi's "Man On The Moon II" Projected To Sell 220K In First-Week.

T-Pain Reveals Truth Behind "P.Y.T." Remake, "It Was A Mission"

November 11, 2010 8:40 AM

R&B singer T-Pain has opened up about his recent remaking of Michael Jackson's 1980's hit, "P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)" and how the late pop star planned an entire remake album prior to his passing.

Continue reading T-Pain Reveals Truth Behind "P.Y.T." Remake, "It Was A Mission".

T.I.'s Post-Jail Probation Guidelines Leak, The King Prohibited From Leaving Georgia

November 11, 2010 8:05 AM

Incarcerated rapper T.I.'s post-jail probation guidelines have leaked online and show the King having tough restrictions including the inability to freely leave his home state Georgia.

Continue reading T.I.'s Post-Jail Probation Guidelines Leak, The King Prohibited From Leaving Georgia.

Photo of the Day: Lil Kim Calls Out Nicki Minaj In Queens

November 11, 2010 12:00 AM

Put Your Lighters Up: The Queen Bee Lil Kim calls the shots at a New York show.

Photo submitted to SOHH by What's Poppin'

Geto Boys' Willie D Explains iPhone Scam, "I Didn't Steal Their Phones, I Just Didn't Ship Them"

November 10, 2010 6:03 PM

Geto Boys' Willie D has admitted to wrongfully scamming iPhone consumers and explained his motivation for pulling off a crime that has landed him a year behind bars.

Continue reading Geto Boys' Willie D Explains iPhone Scam, "I Didn't Steal Their Phones, I Just Didn't Ship Them".

Lil Wayne Banned From Las Vegas Party

November 10, 2010 5:45 PM

Young Money rapper Lil Wayne was reportedly shut out of a Las Vegas party last weekend just days after he was released from jail.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Banned From Las Vegas Party.

T.I. Catches Heat From Behind Bars Over Fight, Victim "Threatened With A Gun"

November 10, 2010 5:27 PM

Incarcerated rapper T.I. has reportedly been sued for his lack of involvement over a physical altercation that took place in his recording studio this fall.

Continue reading T.I. Catches Heat From Behind Bars Over Fight, Victim "Threatened With A Gun".

MC Hammer Pounds "Better Run Run" Hate, "All Of My Lines From The Song Are Being Quoted"

November 10, 2010 5:15 PM

Rap veteran MC Hammer has stood by his decision to release the Jay-Z-targeted "Better Run Run" song/video and discussed why the record has garnered so much attention.

Continue reading MC Hammer Pounds "Better Run Run" Hate, "All Of My Lines From The Song Are Being Quoted".

Game Pulls Out Full Clip For DJ Premier, "I Want To Buy Another One!"

November 10, 2010 4:10 PM

With recent buzz about DJ Premier and Game clocking in studio time, SOHH hit up the renowned producer to find out how much R.E.D. exposure he has received.

Continue reading Game Pulls Out Full Clip For DJ Premier, "I Want To Buy Another One!".

Lil Wayne Mystery Girl Wants Mulah, Baby

November 10, 2010 3:50 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has reportedly been accused of having another child with a woman claiming she birthed Wayne's son eight years ago.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Mystery Girl Wants Mulah, Baby.

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy My Record - Cee-Lo, "The Lady Killer"

November 10, 2010 3:35 PM

[With this week's release of The Lady Killer, Cee-Lo Green lists the Top 5 reasons you should head out and cash-in on this new LP.]

Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Buy My Record - Cee-Lo, "The Lady Killer".

Kid Cudi, "Man On The Moon II: The Legend Of Mr. Rager"

November 10, 2010 3:00 PM

Controversial rapper/singer Kid Cudi's second album, Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager lands in stores today.

Continue reading Kid Cudi, "Man On The Moon II: The Legend Of Mr. Rager" .

Mini-Me Says 50 Cent Ain't "Got Nuttin' On Me"

November 10, 2010 2:30 PM

Hollywood actor Verne "Mini-Me" Troyer has responded to footage of 50 Cent showing off bank rolls of money by tweeting a photo of his own wealth.

Continue reading Mini-Me Says 50 Cent Ain't "Got Nuttin' On Me" .

Bun B & Z-Ro Kick Knowledge To Texan Undergrads

November 10, 2010 1:50 PM

Southern rappers Bun B and Z-Ro have updated fans on their progression into the classroom as both emcees have taken their skills to university campuses.

Continue reading Bun B & Z-Ro Kick Knowledge To Texan Undergrads.

George W. Bush Responds To Kanye West's Apology

November 10, 2010 1:40 PM

Former United States President George W. Bush has responded to Kanye West's recent apology for labeling him as a racist on television amidst the 2005 Hurricane Katrina disaster relief efforts.

Continue reading George W. Bush Responds To Kanye West's Apology.

Mariah Carey Jingles Over Competition, Lil Wayne Inches Away, N.E.R.D. & Pitbull Bark Up The Chart

November 10, 2010 1:10 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Mariah Carey is made welcome in the top billing at No. 4, Lil Wayne loses a step at Top 5 plus new releases from N.E.R.D. and Pitbull invade the charts.

Continue reading Mariah Carey Jingles Over Competition, Lil Wayne Inches Away, N.E.R.D. & Pitbull Bark Up The Chart.

Lupe Fiasco Schools Soulja Boy W/ "Super Lupe Rap" Diss, "You Can't Understand Me" [Audio]

November 10, 2010 12:45 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco has vented his angst over Soulja Boy Tell Em labeling him as an overly complex emcee via his new track entitled, "Super Lupe Rap."

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Schools Soulja Boy W/ "Super Lupe Rap" Diss, "You Can't Understand Me" [Audio].

Kanye West Blasts "Today Show" Host, "It's All A F*cking Set Up!!!!"

November 10, 2010 12:10 PM

Controversial rapper/producer Kanye West has called out "Today Show" host Matt Lauer on blast for reportedly attempting t deceive the Grammy-winner during his appearance on the morning program.

Continue reading Kanye West Blasts "Today Show" Host, "It's All A F*cking Set Up!!!!".

Game Proclaims His One In A Million Love For R&B Princess

November 10, 2010 11:25 AM

West Coast rapper Game has paid tribute to the memory of late R&B singer Aaliyah and reflected on the impact her music had on his life.

Continue reading Game Proclaims His One In A Million Love For R&B Princess.

Saigon Says Drake's Buzz Dying, "I Don't Think Too Many People Are Anticipating His Next Album"

November 10, 2010 11:05 AM

New York rapper Saigon has shared his feelings on Drake's success, and said despite his burgeoning fame, the Young Money star's buzz is dying down.

Continue reading Saigon Says Drake's Buzz Dying, "I Don't Think Too Many People Are Anticipating His Next Album".

Photo of the Day: Trey Songz Shows Fan Love

November 10, 2010 12:05 AM

Spread Love: R&B singer Trey Songz shows his fan appreciation.

Photo taken from Trey Songz's Twitter

Asher Roth & Nottz Battle Racial Tension, "People Getting On Me Because I'm Rocking W/ A White Boy"

November 9, 2010 9:00 PM

As Asher Roth's sophomore LP Spaghetti Tree comes together, SOHH has reached out to contributing producer Nottz to find out what the experience has been like.

Continue reading Asher Roth & Nottz Battle Racial Tension, "People Getting On Me Because I'm Rocking W/ A White Boy".

Gucci Mane Flocks Back To Waka's Mama

November 9, 2010 6:03 PM

Southern rapper Gucci Mane has reportedly re-linked with Waka Flocka Flame's mother, Debra Antney, and now shares business ties with her.

Continue reading Gucci Mane Flocks Back To Waka's Mama.

Christina Milian's Dream Comes True In Divorce Settlement

November 9, 2010 5:38 PM

R&B singers Christina Milian and The-Dream have reportedly struck a deal in their divorce settlement months after officially announcing their break-up.

Continue reading Christina Milian's Dream Comes True In Divorce Settlement.

UPDATE: Wiz Khalifa Blunt Over Arrest, "Jail Sucks!"

November 9, 2010 5:18 PM

Hours after being arrested in North Carolina on a drug possession charge, rapper Wiz Khalifa has come forward to confirm he has since been released.

Continue reading UPDATE: Wiz Khalifa Blunt Over Arrest, "Jail Sucks!".

Lil Wayne Gives Special Shout-Out To 14 Milli

November 9, 2010 5:00 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has shown his appreciation to fans for holding him down while serving out an eight-month sentence in jail by releasing a video tribute to them.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Gives Special Shout-Out To 14 Milli.

Saigon Blazes "Greatest Story Never Told" W/ Help From Kanye West & Q-Tip

November 9, 2010 4:20 PM

New York rapper Saigon has revealed details on his long-awaited Greatest Story Never Told album and confirmed production credits from Just Blaze, Kanye West and more.

Continue reading Saigon Blazes "Greatest Story Never Told" W/ Help From Kanye West & Q-Tip.

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy My Record - Twista, "Perfect Storm"

November 9, 2010 4:00 PM

[With today's release of The Perfect Storm, lyrical monster Twista breaks down the Top 5 reasons you need this album in your playlist.]

Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Buy My Record - Twista, "Perfect Storm".

Kool G Rap Says Rick Ross Ties Are Deeper Than Rap

November 9, 2010 3:10 PM

After recently generating buzz for his Rick Ross collaboration for the Albert Anastasia EP, SOHH hit up hip-hop legend Kool G Rap to find out how he hooked up with "The Boss."

Continue reading Kool G Rap Says Rick Ross Ties Are Deeper Than Rap.

Nicki Minaj Brags About Her 5 Female Rap Co-Signs [Video]

November 9, 2010 2:30 PM

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj has opened up about the kudos she has received from fellow lady emcees, despite speculation that she's public enemy number one.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Brags About Her 5 Female Rap Co-Signs [Video].

Lil Wayne & Drake - Dumb & Dumber? [Contest Prize]

November 9, 2010 2:20 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 AND wins a prize. Who run it?

Continue reading Lil Wayne & Drake - Dumb & Dumber? [Contest Prize].

50 Cent Has Had "Enough Of The Chelsea Stuff"

November 9, 2010 12:05 PM

New York rapper 50 Cent has shared his frustrations over rumors of a brewing romance between him and comedian Chelsea Handler during the past few weeks.

Continue reading 50 Cent Has Had "Enough Of The Chelsea Stuff".

Pharrell Tunes Out The Norm, "You Just Have To Make Sure That Sh*t Is Tasteful"

November 9, 2010 11:30 AM

The Neptunes' Pharrell shares his insight about going against the grain and challenging himself in music and other projects in the new issue of Paper Magazine.

Continue reading Pharrell Tunes Out The Norm, "You Just Have To Make Sure That Sh*t Is Tasteful".

Lloyd Banks Nearly Quit Rap, "I Was Completely Ready To Say F*ck It"

November 9, 2010 11:10 AM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has revealed a past temptation to give up his rap career due to personal struggles in the mid-2000's.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Nearly Quit Rap, "I Was Completely Ready To Say F*ck It".

Wiz Khalifa Busted With Marijuana Trafficking Charges [Video]

November 9, 2010 9:37 AM

Rap newcomer Wiz Khalifa was arrested last night on drug charges in North Carolina after police allegedly spotted him with marijuana upon entering his tour bus.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Busted With Marijuana Trafficking Charges [Video].

Photo of the Day: Lil Wayne & Drake (Caption Diss)

November 9, 2010 12:03 AM

Caption Diss: What are Lil Wayne & Drake up to right here?

Be sure to submit your witty commentary in today's SOHH Caption Diss and the best caption will win a Twista prize pack.

Joe Budden, "Mood Muzik 4: A Turn 4 The Worst"

November 9, 2010 12:00 AM

New Jersey rapper and Slaughterhouse affiliate Joe Budden returns to the hip-hop scene with Mood Muzik 4: A Turn 4 The Worst. 

Continue reading Joe Budden, "Mood Muzik 4: A Turn 4 The Worst" .

Kanye West Touches The Sky, Performs G.O.O.D. Music In-Flight [Video]

November 8, 2010 11:36 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West shocked passengers aboard a Delta Airlines flight a few days ago by performing records on his trip to New York City.

Continue reading Kanye West Touches The Sky, Performs G.O.O.D. Music In-Flight [Video].

Eminem Says Sex Life Is Slim & Shady, "I Need To Keep Working On Myself For A While"

November 8, 2010 6:00 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem opens up about his difficult opening up to friends and why he is not yet ready to engage into a love life in the new Rolling Stone Magazine.

Continue reading Eminem Says Sex Life Is Slim & Shady, "I Need To Keep Working On Myself For A While".

Drake Falls Back On J. Cole "Who's Better" Battle

November 8, 2010 5:40 PM

Young Money rapper Drake has decided to play the back and not engage himself in a battle to find out if he is a better emcee than Roc Nation's J. Cole.

Continue reading Drake Falls Back On J. Cole "Who's Better" Battle.

Bow Wow Admits To Living A Lie, "I Had To Sacrifice Acting Up An Image I Never Wanted"

November 8, 2010 5:04 PM

Cash Money Records' Bow Wow has admitted to portraying a fake rap image and not revealing his true self over the past decade.

Continue reading Bow Wow Admits To Living A Lie, "I Had To Sacrifice Acting Up An Image I Never Wanted".

Lil Wayne Speechless After Jail Release, "I'm Good With Words & They Can't Explain"

November 8, 2010 4:40 PM

Young Money leader Lil Wayne has shared his excitement over being a free man after serving eight months in jail for gun possession, and said he has already placed the past behind him.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Speechless After Jail Release, "I'm Good With Words & They Can't Explain".

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy My Record - Joe Budden, "Mood Muzik 4"

November 8, 2010 3:00 PM

[With tomorrow's retail release of Mood Muzik 4, Joe Budden lists the Top 5 reasons you should go out and pick up a few copies.]

Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Buy My Record - Joe Budden, "Mood Muzik 4".

MC Hammer Brands Jay-Z As "Just Another Rapper"

November 8, 2010 2:20 PM

Rap veteran MC Hammer has chosen to speak out against Jay-Z weeks after publicly bashing him as a devil worshipper in a music video entitled, "Better Run Run."

Continue reading MC Hammer Brands Jay-Z As "Just Another Rapper".

UPDATE: Police Reveal Truth Behind Kat Stacks Arrest

November 8, 2010 1:20 PM

Further details on rap groupie Kat Stacks' Tennessee arrest last week has been provided by a law enforcement source, who claims there is a high possibility the Internet sensation could be deported back to her native country of Venezuela.

Continue reading UPDATE: Police Reveal Truth Behind Kat Stacks Arrest.

"The LOX Are Not Beefing With Ruff Ryders Or Interscope Records"

November 8, 2010 1:00 PM

After recently revealing The LOX are still under contract with Interscope Records, Sheek Louch has cleared the air to ensure fans do not assume a beef is being cooked up.

Continue reading "The LOX Are Not Beefing With Ruff Ryders Or Interscope Records".

Twista Blows Away Kanye West Rejection Reports, "I Ain't Saying Sh*t About No Chicago Rapper"

November 8, 2010 12:30 PM

After reports claimed his request to join G.O.O.D. Music was rejected by Kanye West, SOHH hit up Twista to get the real story on why his access was denied.

Continue reading Twista Blows Away Kanye West Rejection Reports, "I Ain't Saying Sh*t About No Chicago Rapper".

Drake Gets Schooled By Justin Timberlake, ["It's] Like What Wayne Tells Me"

November 8, 2010 11:15 AM

Young Money rapper Drake has opened up about his admiration toward pop star Justin Timberlake and how the former N'Sync artist provides similar guidance to what he's accustomed to from Lil Wayne.

Continue reading Drake Gets Schooled By Justin Timberlake, ["It's] Like What Wayne Tells Me".

Nicki Minaj On Wreaking "Revenge" Before Hackers, "Always Plan For The Worst" [Audio]

November 8, 2010 10:40 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has discussed releasing her "Roman's Revenge"  single before hackers could leak it, as well as shared her enthusiasm over recording with Eminem.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj On Wreaking "Revenge" Before Hackers, "Always Plan For The Worst" [Audio].

Kat Stacks' Mommy Addresses Caged Daughter

November 8, 2010 9:33 AM

The mother of celebrity groupie Kat Stacks has come forward to confirm her daughter's arrest last week in Tennessee and told fans that she would be released sometime soon.

Continue reading Kat Stacks' Mommy Addresses Caged Daughter .

Eminem Slaughters In The Studio, Says Joe Budden [Video]

November 8, 2010 9:08 AM

Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden has hyped up fans' anticipation of his four-man crew joining forces with Slim Shady Records by revealing a recent studio session they had with Eminem.

Continue reading Eminem Slaughters In The Studio, Says Joe Budden [Video].

Photo of the Day: Slim Thug Shows Off His Boss Skills

November 8, 2010 12:05 AM

Boss Hogging: Southern rapper Slim Thug stares down his competition.

Photo taken from Slim Thug's Twitter

Game Reaches Milestone, "I Just Wrote The Best Song Of My Career"

November 7, 2010 7:42 AM

West Coast rapper Game has promised hip-hop fans that despite past smash hits like "Hate It Or Love It" and "My Life," he has now written the best record of his career.

Continue reading Game Reaches Milestone, "I Just Wrote The Best Song Of My Career".

50 Cent Warns Nicki Minaj Of Lil Kim's Retalliation, "She Gonna Ride Her & [Eminem]"

November 7, 2010 7:29 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has reacted to Nicki Minaj's "Roman's Revenge" record and cautioned the Young Money artist of the hard-hitting track's possible consequences.

Continue reading 50 Cent Warns Nicki Minaj Of Lil Kim's Retalliation, "She Gonna Ride Her & [Eminem]".

Bow Wow Regrets Rap Career, "I Be Wishing I Was Dead"

November 7, 2010 7:12 AM

Rapper Bow Wow has shaken up hip-hop fans by tweeting about regretting his rap career and what alternate route he would have taken instead of becoming a platinum-selling artist.

Continue reading Bow Wow Regrets Rap Career, "I Be Wishing I Was Dead".

Ryan Leslie Ups Ante To $1 Mil For Stolen Laptop

November 7, 2010 7:04 AM

R&B singer Ryan Leslie has decided to provide a higher reward in order to retrieve his stolen laptop by increasing the prize from $20,000 to $1 million.

Continue reading Ryan Leslie Ups Ante To $1 Mil For Stolen Laptop.

Drake Brings Out "Lil" Surprise At Final Las Vegas Show

November 7, 2010 6:46 AM

Young Money rapper Drake surprised Las Vegas fans last night by bringing out a special uninvited guest in the form of his boss, Lil Wayne.

Continue reading Drake Brings Out "Lil" Surprise At Final Las Vegas Show.

Photo of the Day: Lloyd Banks Strikes A Pose With Mo'Nique

November 7, 2010 12:05 AM

Lights, Camera, Action: G-Unit's Lloyd Banks gets up close and personal with Mo'Nique.

Photo taken from DJ Whoo Kid's Twitter

50 Cent Explains New Post-"Destruction" Method [Video]

November 6, 2010 7:08 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent claims that he will carry out a different approach toward his previous albums to the follow-up to 2009's Before I Self Destruct.

Continue reading 50 Cent Explains New Post-"Destruction" Method [Video].

Twista Reveals Distanced Kanye West Relationship

November 6, 2010 6:55 PM

Rap veteran Twista has revealed his relationship with G.O.O.D. Music leader Kanye West is not as solid as it used to be, although he claims there is not an underlying beef involved.

Continue reading Twista Reveals Distanced Kanye West Relationship.

T.I.'s Jail Woes Forces Kid Rock To Speak Out, "You Got So Much Horrid Sh*t Going On In The World"

November 6, 2010 6:36 PM

Incarcerated rapper T.I.'s publicized sentencing to 11 months behind bars for a probation violation has forced rocker Kid Rock to speak out against the legal system.

Continue reading T.I.'s Jail Woes Forces Kid Rock To Speak Out, "You Got So Much Horrid Sh*t Going On In The World".

Lil Kim Goes At Nicki Minaj, "I Will Erase This B*tch's Social Security Number" [Video]

November 6, 2010 10:55 AM

Days after Nicki Minaj denied subliminally dissing Lil Kim on her hard-hitting "Roman's Revenge" track, the Queen Bee has clapped back at the Young Money star.

Continue reading Lil Kim Goes At Nicki Minaj, "I Will Erase This B*tch's Social Security Number" [Video].

DJ Ironik Stabbed In Robbery, Rushed To Hospital

November 6, 2010 10:36 AM

United Kingdom's DJ Ironik became victim to a physical attack Saturday (November 6) morning after being stabbed and rushed to a hospital in London.

Continue reading DJ Ironik Stabbed In Robbery, Rushed To Hospital.

Nicki Minaj Wants To Grab Lil Wayne's "Little Butt" Right Away

November 6, 2010 10:15 AM

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj has shared her input on Lil Wayne returning home from an eight-month jail sentence for a gun conviction and said she wants to lock him up in the studio.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Wants To Grab Lil Wayne's "Little Butt" Right Away.

David Banner Analyzes Rap's Weaknesses, "There's A Bigger Problem We Don't See"

November 6, 2010 9:43 AM

Southern rapper David Banner believes hip-hop has lost its touch with the fans as of late and explained what weaknesses rap currently suffers from.

Continue reading David Banner Analyzes Rap's Weaknesses, "There's A Bigger Problem We Don't See".

Suge Knight Strikes Back At Kanye West For A Milli

November 6, 2010 9:26 AM

Former Death Row Records owner Marion "Suge" Knight is reportedly going to strike back at a Miami judge ruling this week which dismissed his million dollar lawsuit against Kanye West.

Continue reading Suge Knight Strikes Back At Kanye West For A Milli.

Rick Ross' "Teflon Don" Goes Gold Digging

November 6, 2010 8:00 AM

Southern rapper Rick Ross' Teflon Don has reportedly reached gold status since being released over the summer.

Continue reading Rick Ross' "Teflon Don" Goes Gold Digging.

Photo of the Day: DJ Camilo & Laura Stylez Enjoy Some Henny Latin Cocktails

November 6, 2010 12:05 AM

Toast: DJ Camilo and Laura Stylez enjoy some Hennessy Privilege Latin Grammy cocktails.

Photo submitted by Kinetix Integrated Communications

50 Cent Realizes What Hip-Hop Is Missing

November 5, 2010 8:30 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has injected his views on what is missing from hip-hop and why artists like Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka Flame have earned his co-sign.

Continue reading 50 Cent Realizes What Hip-Hop Is Missing .

T-Pain Gets Support Over MJ Dispute, "[They're] Just People W/Their Pants On The Ground Being Haters"

November 5, 2010 6:10 PM

Renowned music producer Quincy Jones has come to the defense of singer/rapper T-Pain for his decision to remake Michael Jackson's 1983 hit, "P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)."

Continue reading T-Pain Gets Support Over MJ Dispute, "[They're] Just People W/Their Pants On The Ground Being Haters".

Lupe Fiasco Cranks Soulja Boy Down, "You Can't Understand Me 'Cause My Lyric Boy Swag!"

November 5, 2010 5:40 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco has responded to recent remarks by Soulja Boy Tell Em which cited him as an overly complex lyrical emcee.

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Cranks Soulja Boy Down, "You Can't Understand Me 'Cause My Lyric Boy Swag!".

Lil Wayne Faces Punishment For Arizona Drug Bust

November 5, 2010 5:20 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne is reportedly in Arizona to face the music in a drug-related case dating back two years ago.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Faces Punishment For Arizona Drug Bust.

T.I. Questions Haters, "If I Never Went To Prison, Would You Even Care Enough To Comment On Me?"

November 5, 2010 5:20 PM

Incarcerated rapper T.I. has spoken out against his critics days after beginning an 11-month sentence for probation violation.

Continue reading T.I. Questions Haters, "If I Never Went To Prison, Would You Even Care Enough To Comment On Me?".

Kanye West & Jay-Z Call Another Rap Legend To "Watch The Throne"

November 5, 2010 4:35 PM

With the buzz growing over Kanye West and Jay-Z's forthcoming Watch the Throne joint album, SOHH has learned that another hip-hop legend has been summoned to bless the LP.

Continue reading Kanye West & Jay-Z Call Another Rap Legend To "Watch The Throne".

"Equality In [Child Support] Court Is Definitely Bullsh*t"

November 5, 2010 4:15 PM

[After being slammed recently in news headlines for being accused of failing to make his child support payments, Joe Budden gives his take on the legal system.]

Continue reading "Equality In [Child Support] Court Is Definitely Bullsh*t" .

SOHH How We Livin': Jay-Z's "The Hits Collection" Listening Party

November 5, 2010 2:55 PM

Wassup, y'all! Your lady SOHH Breezy, here, checking in weekly to give you photographic view on the life of a SOHH editor, whether I'm at an event, or kickin' it around the office with the rest of the crew. Today, I'm giving you the real deal behind Jay-Z's "The Hits Collection" listening party last Wednesday, with pics I snapped with the brand-spanking-new-to-the-market Kodak EasyShare camera!

Continue reading SOHH How We Livin': Jay-Z's "The Hits Collection" Listening Party .

Kat Stacks Tamed In Nashville, "This Is Why I Hate White People"

November 5, 2010 2:25 PM

Celebrity groupie Kat Stacks has informed her Twitter followers that she has been arrested in Nashville, Tennessee.

Continue reading Kat Stacks Tamed In Nashville, "This Is Why I Hate White People".

Lil Wayne's A** Kissing Begins, Nicki Minaj Backs Off Lil Kim, MC Hammer Can't Touch Jay-Z

November 5, 2010 12:30 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we tally up how many doggies are a** kissing Lil Wayne, laugh at Nicki Minaj's claim that she didn't try to "Quiet Storm" Lil Kim, bless MC Hammer for giving Jay-Z free promotion and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Lil Wayne's A** Kissing Begins, Nicki Minaj Backs Off Lil Kim, MC Hammer Can't Touch Jay-Z.

SOHH What's Up: Q-Tip, Soulja Boy, Bun B, Raekwon, Sadat X On The Check-In

November 5, 2010 12:09 PM

Today, SOHH hit up Raekwon, Sadat X, Soulja Boy, Q-Tip and Bun B to ask them, "SOHH, What's Up?"

Continue reading SOHH What's Up: Q-Tip, Soulja Boy, Bun B, Raekwon, Sadat X On The Check-In.

Kanye West Throws Up The Roc, Judge Throws Out Suge Knight's $1 Mil Suit

November 5, 2010 12:00 PM

A Miami judge has reportedly ruled in favor of Kanye West and dismissed a million dollar lawsuit filed against the rapper by former Death Row Records owner Marion "Suge" Knight.

Continue reading Kanye West Throws Up The Roc, Judge Throws Out Suge Knight's $1 Mil Suit.

Bun B Wants Lil Wayne To "Leave All That Sh*t Inside The Hole He Just Crawled Out Of"

November 5, 2010 11:40 AM

UGK's Bun B has shared his reaction to Lil Wayne's release from Rikers Island yesterday and how he hopes the Young Money star can finally leave the past behind him.

Continue reading Bun B Wants Lil Wayne To "Leave All That Sh*t Inside The Hole He Just Crawled Out Of".

Nicki Minaj Battles Titty Mania, "Girls Actually Throw Their Boobs [In] My Face Now" [Video]

November 5, 2010 11:20 AM

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj recently discussed her lady fans' infatuation with getting their breasts branded with her penmanship and how it is vital to always carry pink markers wherever she goes.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Battles Titty Mania, "Girls Actually Throw Their Boobs [In] My Face Now" [Video].

Mario Escapes Mommy's Wrath In Assault Case

November 5, 2010 11:05 AM

R&B singer Mario has reportedly escaped possible jail time for allegedly assaulting his mother last month after she revealed that he did not physically harm her.

Continue reading Mario Escapes Mommy's Wrath In Assault Case.

Jay-Z's First Arrest Revealed, "He Got Caught With Crack In His Pockets"

November 5, 2010 10:50 AM

Excerpts from Jay-Z's upcoming Decoded book have leaked online and discuss the rapper's past life, including his first arrest and relationship with the late Notorious B.I.G.

Continue reading Jay-Z's First Arrest Revealed, "He Got Caught With Crack In His Pockets".

Photo of the Day: SOHH "Hits" Up Jay-Z's Listening Party

November 5, 2010 12:10 AM

The Roc Is In The Building: SOHH hits up Jay-Z's The Hits Collection, Volume 1 album listening party in New York City. [Peep the event recap here.]

Photo taken by SOHH courtesy of the new Kodak EasyShare camera.

MC Hammer Says He Slayed Jay-Z, "I Used Him As A Warning To Others & Checked Him Too"

November 4, 2010 11:50 PM

Rap veteran MC Hammer has responded to Jay-Z days after the hip-hop entrepreneur denied intentionally wanting to spark a beef with him on his "So Appalled" track.

Continue reading MC Hammer Says He Slayed Jay-Z, "I Used Him As A Warning To Others & Checked Him Too".

Amber Rose Slams Funkmaster Flex, "How Am I A H*e?"

November 4, 2010 10:41 PM

Video vixen Amber Rose has blasted radio personality Funkmaster Flex after public remarks he made about her in an interview earlier this week with ex-boyfriend/rapper Kanye West.

Continue reading Amber Rose Slams Funkmaster Flex, "How Am I A H*e?".

Hulk Hogan Spits B.I.G.'s "Juicy" Bars, "This Is Dedicated To You, Biggie Smalls" [Video]

November 4, 2010 10:13 PM

Professional wrestling legend Hulk Hogan has displayed his admiration for the late Notorious B.I.G. by releasing a promotional clip for the new Def Jam Rapstar video game featuring himself reciting "Juicy."

Continue reading Hulk Hogan Spits B.I.G.'s "Juicy" Bars, "This Is Dedicated To You, Biggie Smalls" [Video].

Soulja Boy Stares Down Hip-Hop Royalty, "I Want Best Rap Album Of The Year"

November 4, 2010 5:39 PM

Southern rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has discussed what his career goals are and how important it is to be awarded for contributions made to hip-hop.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Stares Down Hip-Hop Royalty, "I Want Best Rap Album Of The Year".

Kim Kardashian Says She's "Trying To Have A Good Time" With Kanye West

November 4, 2010 5:07 PM

Reality star Kim Kardashian has opened up to speculation that she may be clocking in studio time with Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West.

Continue reading Kim Kardashian Says She's "Trying To Have A Good Time" With Kanye West.

IRS Gets Buck On Former G-Unit Member's Damaged Image Claims

November 4, 2010 4:33 PM

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has responded to former G-Unit member Young Buck claiming the organization damaged his ability to make profits due to a publicized raid last summer.

Continue reading IRS Gets Buck On Former G-Unit Member's Damaged Image Claims.

Kanye West Talks Kid Cudi's "Crack Music" [Audio]

November 4, 2010 3:50 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has shed light on his G.O.O.D. Music artist Kid Cudi's public battles with addiction and explained the impact it has played on his music.

Continue reading Kanye West Talks Kid Cudi's "Crack Music" [Audio].

Jay-Z Wants To Roc The Nation As The "Best Entertainment Company Ever" [Audio]

November 4, 2010 12:50 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z has shared his thoughts on the growth of his entertainment company Roc Nation and how he plans to continue making it a strong force within the music industry.

Continue reading Jay-Z Wants To Roc The Nation As The "Best Entertainment Company Ever" [Audio].

Drake's Long-Awaited Collabo Wish Comes True [Video]

November 4, 2010 12:35 PM

Young Money rapper Drake has revealed that his long-awaited wish to collaborate with Justin Timberlake is beginning to take form.

Continue reading Drake's Long-Awaited Collabo Wish Comes True [Video].

Redman Says Records Sales "Don't Mean Sh*t" [Video]

November 4, 2010 11:50 AM

New Jersey emcee Redman has offered his opinion on the relevance of record sales in 2010, and why he focuses on being respected as opposed to focusing on selling units.

Continue reading Redman Says Records Sales "Don't Mean Sh*t" [Video].

SOHH's Top 5 People You Won't See At Diddy's B-Day Party

November 4, 2010 11:15 AM

[With today marking Bad Boy CEO Diddy's 41st birthday, SOHH has compiled a Top 5 list of celebrity guests you probably won't catch toasting to his honor today.]

Continue reading SOHH's Top 5 People You Won't See At Diddy's B-Day Party.

Dirty Money Talk "Money Bags" For Diddy's B-Day

November 4, 2010 9:16 AM

With today marking Diddy's 41st birthday, SOHH reached out to the rap mogul's music group Dirty Money to find out what they have planned up their sleeves for the boss.

Continue reading Dirty Money Talk "Money Bags" For Diddy's B-Day.

Nicki Minaj Reveals "Roman's Revenge"'s Actual Target [Audio]

November 4, 2010 8:50 AM

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj has turned down speculation that her new "Roman's Revenge" record is intentionally calling out Lil Kim.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Reveals "Roman's Revenge"'s Actual Target [Audio].

T.I. Shows "No Mercy" From The Big House, "Who Can Be Against Me"

November 4, 2010 8:43 AM

Incarcerated rapper T.I. will reportedly drop his recently renamed new album, No Mercy, from behind bars next month.

Continue reading T.I. Shows "No Mercy" From The Big House, "Who Can Be Against Me".

UPDATE: Gucci Mane Still Behind Bars After Police Bust

November 4, 2010 8:31 AM

Southern rapper Gucci Mane is reportedly still locked up in an Atlanta jail despite yesterday reports which claimed he had all charges against him dropped.

Continue reading UPDATE: Gucci Mane Still Behind Bars After Police Bust.

Lil Wayne Avoids Road Block In Jail Release [UPDATED]

November 4, 2010 8:20 AM

Young Money rapper Lil Wayne will reportedly not have to keep fans waiting longer for his release from Rikers Island after initial reports claimed his departure today was delayed.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Avoids Road Block In Jail Release [UPDATED].

Photo of the Day: Diddy Celebrates His 41st Birthday

November 4, 2010 12:05 AM

It's A Celebration: Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy celebrates his 41st birthday today.

Be sure to peep SOHH's "Top 5 People You Won't See At Diddy's B-Day Party" list today to check who won't be getting caked up.

Kanye West Breaks Silence On Nude Pics [Audio]

November 3, 2010 7:00 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has stepped forward to address his leaked self-shot nude photos hitting the Internet last week.

Continue reading Kanye West Breaks Silence On Nude Pics [Audio].

T-Pain Blasts Fans Over Michael Jackson Remake, "Just Stay Off My D*ck"

November 3, 2010 5:28 PM

Grammy-winning singer T-Pain has lashed back at fans criticizing him for remaking late pop star Michael Jackson's "Pretty Young Thing."

Continue reading T-Pain Blasts Fans Over Michael Jackson Remake, "Just Stay Off My D*ck".

Kanye West Responds To George W. Bush's "Racist" Claims

November 3, 2010 5:01 PM

After former United States President George W. Bush said Kanye West painted him as a racist for a slow response to 2005's Hurricane Katrina, Ye has responded to the situation.

Continue reading Kanye West Responds To George W. Bush's "Racist" Claims.

UPDATE: Gucci Mane's Arrest Charges Put On Ice

November 3, 2010 4:32 PM

A day after being pepper sprayed and arrested by Atlanta police, Southern rapper Gucci Mane has reportedly had traffic violation charges against him dropped.

Continue reading UPDATE: Gucci Mane's Arrest Charges Put On Ice.

Kanye West Shakes Off Cam'ron's Diss, "That Was A Necessary Moment" [Audio]

November 3, 2010 3:40 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has addressed the recent Cam'ron-penned diss record directed at him and voiced his appreciation for his former Roc-A-Fella labelmate's expressive nature.

Continue reading Kanye West Shakes Off Cam'ron's Diss, "That Was A Necessary Moment" [Audio].

Justin Bieber Warns The Rap Game Of Shawty Mane's Return

November 3, 2010 2:30 PM

Pop singer Justin Bieber has cautioned rappers not to sleep on his hip-hop alter ego "Shawty Mane", hinting at a possible comeback weeks after dropping his "Tungs" freestyle.

Continue reading Justin Bieber Warns The Rap Game Of Shawty Mane's Return .

Rah Digga Reveals The Answer To Hip-Hop's Ultimate Problem

November 3, 2010 2:15 PM

Former Flipmode Squad member Rah Digga recently hit up SOHH to share her thoughts on what changes hip-hop artists need to embark upon in order to affect their audience.

Continue reading Rah Digga Reveals The Answer To Hip-Hop's Ultimate Problem.

50 Cent Crashes Chelsea Handler's Staff Meeting [Video]

November 3, 2010 1:20 PM

G-Unit rapper 50 Cent and comedian Chelsea Handler decided to tease fans about their alleged romance by airing a skit ridiculing the rumor last night on her "Lately" talk show.

Continue reading 50 Cent Crashes Chelsea Handler's Staff Meeting [Video].

Jay-Z Tells MC Hammer He's Too Legit To Diss, "He's Gonna Be Embarrassed" [Audio]

November 3, 2010 1:00 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z has denied trying to spark a beef with MC Hammer despite referencing his financial woes in his "So Appalled" verse last month.

Continue reading Jay-Z Tells MC Hammer He's Too Legit To Diss, "He's Gonna Be Embarrassed" [Audio].

Lil Wayne Abducts Top 5, Taylor Swift Sells A Milli, A Milli, Tech N9ne Blasts Onto The Chart

November 3, 2010 12:40 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, country singer Taylor Swift sells over a million albums in one week, Lil Wayne keeps conquering Top 5 and Tech N9ne invades the sales chart.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Abducts Top 5, Taylor Swift Sells A Milli, A Milli, Tech N9ne Blasts Onto The Chart.

Geto Boys' Member Tossed In The Slammer For iPhone Scam

November 3, 2010 12:15 PM

Geto Boys' Willie D has reportedly been sentenced to a year behind bars for his role in an Apple iPhone scam dating back two years ago.

Continue reading Geto Boys' Member Tossed In The Slammer For iPhone Scam.

George W. Bush Calls Kanye West's Hurricane Katrina Remarks Racist

November 3, 2010 12:00 PM

Former United States president George W. Bush has broken his five-year silence after being called out by rapper Kanye West over his effort to assist New Orleans during the Hurricane Katrina disaster.

Continue reading George W. Bush Calls Kanye West's Hurricane Katrina Remarks Racist.

Bill Clinton Amped Over Lil Wayne's Release, "This Guy's Smart" [Audio]

November 3, 2010 11:30 AM

Former United States President Bill Clinton has shared his enthusiasm over Lil Wayne being less than 24 hours from exiting Rikers Island and how intelligent he believes the Young Money leader truly is.

Continue reading Bill Clinton Amped Over Lil Wayne's Release, "This Guy's Smart" [Audio].

Nicki Minaj Pities Her Competitors, "You're Mad At Yourself"

November 3, 2010 11:10 AM

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj has stated her opinions on her female rap foes and how lady emcees are more jealous than angry at her.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Pities Her Competitors, "You're Mad At Yourself".

Photo of the Day: Trey Songz Smiles For The Camera Man

November 3, 2010 12:05 AM

Say Ahh: R&B singer Trey Songz is all smiles for the flashing lights.

Photo taken from Trey Songz

Lil Wayne's Attorney Reveals Post-Jail Probation Restrictions

November 2, 2010 10:19 PM

An attorney for incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne has revealed what limitations his client will have upon being released from Rikers Island later this week.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Attorney Reveals Post-Jail Probation Restrictions.

Roxanne Shante Speechless Over Nicki Minaj's "Revenge" Diss, "[Lil Kim] Could Come Back"

November 2, 2010 9:51 PM

Hip-Hop pioneer Roxanne Shante has shared her reaction to Nicki Minaj's newly leaked record, "Roman's Revenge" and compared it to her 1984 hit, "Roxanne's Revenge."

Continue reading Roxanne Shante Speechless Over Nicki Minaj's "Revenge" Diss, "[Lil Kim] Could Come Back".

Kanye West's Swag Makes Him A Fashionable ACE

November 2, 2010 6:55 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West will have to make space on his trophy case after winning big at last night's 14th Annual ACE Awards in New York City.

Continue reading Kanye West's Swag Makes Him A Fashionable ACE.

Lil Wayne Inks Final Letter From Rikers Island

November 2, 2010 6:50 PM

Incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne has penned a final letter to fans as he rests 48 hours away from being released back into the free world after serving eight months behind bars.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Inks Final Letter From Rikers Island.

Dr. Dre's Delayed "Detox" LP Bangs Out East Coast Underground Vibe

November 2, 2010 5:40 PM

Veteran hip-hop producer Dr. Dre's long-awaited Detox album is continuing to take form and is influenced by the East Coast underground hip-hop movement.

Continue reading Dr. Dre's Delayed "Detox" LP Bangs Out East Coast Underground Vibe.

Gucci Mane Pepper Sprayed By Atlanta Police

November 2, 2010 5:17 PM

Southern rapper Gucci Mane was reportedly pepper sprayed and arrested by Atlanta police this week on multiple traffic violations.

Continue reading Gucci Mane Pepper Sprayed By Atlanta Police.

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy My Record - Roscoe Dash, "Ready, Set, Go"

November 2, 2010 5:00 PM

[With the release of Ready Set Go, rap newcomer Roscoe Dash breaks down the Top 5 reasons to go out and support his debut album.]

Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Buy My Record - Roscoe Dash, "Ready, Set, Go".

Rocsi & Free Get Intimate About Voting [Video]

November 2, 2010 3:45 PM

Television personalities Rocsi and Free have teamed to remind fans to exercise their right to vote in today's midterm elections.

Continue reading Rocsi & Free Get Intimate About Voting [Video].

Kanye West Flashes "Drunk & Hot Girls"?

November 2, 2010 2:30 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 AND wins a prize. Who run it?

Continue reading Kanye West Flashes "Drunk & Hot Girls"?.

Lupe Fiasco's Atlantic Records Beef Never Shook Diggy Simmons

November 2, 2010 2:10 PM

After Lupe Fiasco recently ended his dispute with Atlantic Records, SOHH reached out to his labelmate Diggy Simmons to see if the public feud caused him to feel uneasy about his own deal.

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco's Atlantic Records Beef Never Shook Diggy Simmons.

Kim Kardashian Keeps Ties WIth Kanye West

November 2, 2010 1:10 PM

Reality star Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have once again been linked together in a rumor claiming that the celebrities may be working together for a new album.

Continue reading Kim Kardashian Keeps Ties WIth Kanye West .

Nicki Wants To Terminate Minaj

November 2, 2010 12:50 PM

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj has revealed her growing disinterest with her rap alias and explained why, despite her aversion towards it, she was kept the name as of late.

Continue reading Nicki Wants To Terminate Minaj .

T.I.'s Wife On The King's Checkmate, "[I] Hate To Be Without Him"

November 2, 2010 12:30 PM

Songwriter/rapper T.I.'s wife, Tiny, has shared her reaction to her husband beginning an 11-month sentence in Arkansas for violating his probation last month.

Continue reading T.I.'s Wife On The King's Checkmate, "[I] Hate To Be Without Him".

Truth Behind Fugees Break-Up Revealed, "It Wasn't About [Lauryn Hill] Being Crazy" [Video]

November 2, 2010 12:05 PM

Former Fugees member Pras has revealed the reasons behind his group's infamous break-up and denied that the split was relevant to rapper/singer Lauryn Hill's mental well-being.

Continue reading Truth Behind Fugees Break-Up Revealed, "It Wasn't About [Lauryn Hill] Being Crazy" [Video].

Akon Diagnoses Hip-Hop As A Virus, "It'll Eat Up Anything"

November 2, 2010 11:50 AM

Konvict Muzik co-founder Akon has shared his thoughts on the state of hip-hop and broken down its long-standing ability to influence other genres of music.

Continue reading Akon Diagnoses Hip-Hop As A Virus, "It'll Eat Up Anything".

Lil Wayne Lists The First 5 Things He's Doing After Rikers Island

November 2, 2010 11:25 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has discussed what he wants to do immediately after his Rikers Island jail stay comes to an end later this week, and which celebrity visit meant the most to him.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Lists The First 5 Things He's Doing After Rikers Island.

Photo of the Day: Kanye West Snaps A PG-Rated Self Portrait (Caption Diss)

November 2, 2010 12:10 AM

Caption Diss: Kanye West snaps a PG-rated self portrait with friends.

Be sure to submit your witty narration in this week's Caption Diss. One winner will be rewarded with an official copy of True Hip-Hop by Mike Schreiber.

Timbaland Takes A Bite Outta Kanye West's Style

November 1, 2010 6:08 PM

Producer Timbaland has taken a bite out of Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West's style by announcing plans to release a new record weekly.

Continue reading Timbaland Takes A Bite Outta Kanye West's Style.

Lil Wayne Walks In 2Pac's Footsteps From Behind Bars

November 1, 2010 6:00 PM

Lil Wayne has become the first hip-hop artist since the late Tupac Shakur to have a number one debut album while incarcerated.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Walks In 2Pac's Footsteps From Behind Bars.

Kid Cudi Caught Drunk In Hollywood, Footage Leaks [Video]

November 1, 2010 5:11 PM

Footage of G.O.O.D. Music artist Kid Cudi highly intoxicated has landed online and shows the rapper passed out in Los Angeles, California.

Continue reading Kid Cudi Caught Drunk In Hollywood, Footage Leaks [Video].

T.I. Gets Locked Into The Slammer, Rapper Granted Limited Prison Priveleges

November 1, 2010 4:42 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. has officially begun his 11-month sentence for a probation violation that occurred last month in Los Angeles.

Continue reading T.I. Gets Locked Into The Slammer, Rapper Granted Limited Prison Priveleges.

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy My Book - Mike Schreiber, "True Hip-Hop"

November 1, 2010 3:45 PM

[With the new release of the book True Hip-Hop, photographer/author Mike Schreiber gives you his Top 5 reasons to cop an image-filled collection of rap culture.]

Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Buy My Book - Mike Schreiber, "True Hip-Hop".

Kool G Rap Shows Off "Riches, Royalty & Respect", "I'm Not Doing It To Try & Blend In"

November 1, 2010 1:20 PM

With the recent announcement of plans to release a new album entitled Riches, Royalty & Respect, SOHH reached out to hip-hop heavyweight Kool G Rap to get the inside scoop on what listeners can expect to hear.

Continue reading Kool G Rap Shows Off "Riches, Royalty & Respect", "I'm Not Doing It To Try & Blend In".

Ryan Leslie Will Take "Les Is More" From The Top

November 1, 2010 12:45 PM

R&B singer Ryan Leslie has announced that he will have to re-start the creation of his Les is More album which he began crafting in the first quarter of 2010.

Continue reading Ryan Leslie Will Take "Les Is More" From The Top.

Chelsea Handler Caught Following 50 Cent's Lead

November 1, 2010 12:20 PM

Despite denials from both 50 Cent and comedian Chelsea Handler, the business associates have been spotted on multiple dates over the past few weeks.

Continue reading Chelsea Handler Caught Following 50 Cent's Lead.

Nicki Minaj Gives Birth To Another Alter Ego

November 1, 2010 11:55 AM

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj has revealed that she will unleash another alter ego on her upcoming debut album, Pink Friday.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Gives Birth To Another Alter Ego.

Mack Maine On Young Money's Hustle, "I Wake Up Expecting The Unexpected"

November 1, 2010 11:35 AM

Young Money CEO Mack Maine has described his daily experience as being the head honcho of Lil Wayne's Universal/Cash Money Records imprint.

Continue reading Mack Maine On Young Money's Hustle, "I Wake Up Expecting The Unexpected".

Baby Makes Lil Wayne His Lil Boy Again

November 1, 2010 10:55 AM

Cash Money Records co-founder Baby has announced plans to hit the studio with Lil Wayne to work on the follow-up to their 2006 album, Like Father Like Son.

Continue reading Baby Makes Lil Wayne His Lil Boy Again.

UPDATE: MC Hammer Drops Jay-Z "Run" Music Clip, "I'll Bust You In Your Mouth" [Video]

November 1, 2010 9:38 AM

Hours after tweeting about his new "Better Run Run" Jay-Z diss, MC Hammer has now released a music video for the hard hitting slam against Young Hov.

Continue reading UPDATE: MC Hammer Drops Jay-Z "Run" Music Clip, "I'll Bust You In Your Mouth" [Video].

Lil Wayne's Ex-Wife Plans To Tell-All, "[Our] Relationship Has Brought Me Love & Pain"

November 1, 2010 9:20 AM

Incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne's ex-wife, Antonia "Toya" Carter, is reportedly set to tell-all in a new book coming out next year titled Priceless Inspiration.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Ex-Wife Plans To Tell-All, "[Our] Relationship Has Brought Me Love & Pain".

Photo of the Day: Amber Rose & Her Doggy

November 1, 2010 12:05 AM

Doggy Style: Model/Hip-Hop video vixen Amber Rose shows off her doggy.

Photo taken from Amber Rose's Twitter

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