February 2011 Archives

Eminem Targets Jay-Z/Kanye West In Leaked "Get Money" Track [Audio]

February 28, 2011 9:45 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem may have been planning for big rap star takedowns four years ago after an unreleased "I Get Money" track has now surfaced online showing Slim Shady going at Jay-Z and Kanye West.

Continue reading Eminem Targets Jay-Z/Kanye West In Leaked "Get Money" Track [Audio].

Wale & Kid Cudi Squash Beef, "It's Never Too Late To Make Things Right"

February 28, 2011 9:10 PM

In an effort to squash past tensions, Wale and Kid Cudi have reunited via Twitter and shown they are back on speaking terms.

Continue reading Wale & Kid Cudi Squash Beef, "It's Never Too Late To Make Things Right".

Pusha T Plays G.O.O.D. Team Ball, "I Don't Think We're Going To Step On Each Others Toes"

February 28, 2011 3:40 PM

The Clipse's Pusha T recently discussed his association with G.O.O.D. Music and elaborated on why he's enthusiastic about joining the starting line-up.

Continue reading Pusha T Plays G.O.O.D. Team Ball, "I Don't Think We're Going To Step On Each Others Toes".

"If Dep Comes Home In 3 To 4 Years, He's Gonna Be A F*cking Problem"

February 28, 2011 3:25 PM

Former Bad Boy Records artist Black Rob has weighed in on his ex-labelmate G.Dep's current legal woes just months after he identified himself as the culprit behind a 1993 fatal shooting.

Continue reading "If Dep Comes Home In 3 To 4 Years, He's Gonna Be A F*cking Problem".

Olivia Isn't Sweet On Somaya Reece's Pieces

February 28, 2011 2:05 PM

After a steamy trailer for Olivia's upcoming "Love & Hip Hop" VH1 TV series displayed tension between her and rapper Somaya Reece, SOHH hit up the R&B singer to get the inside scoop.

Continue reading Olivia Isn't Sweet On Somaya Reece's Pieces.

"Amnesia": "This Is For All The Heads Who Used To Hang Around Fat Beats"

February 28, 2011 1:30 PM

[With tomorrow's vinyl release of Amnesia, West Coast emcee Blu breaks down the Top 5 Reasons you need to add this to your wax collection.]

Continue reading "Amnesia": "This Is For All The Heads Who Used To Hang Around Fat Beats".

50 Cent Rides W/ 2Pac Over Notorious B.I.G.

February 28, 2011 12:20 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has demonstrated his appreciation for late West Coast rapper Tupac Shakur when asked which deceased rapper would he prefer to collaborate with.

Continue reading 50 Cent Rides W/ 2Pac Over Notorious B.I.G..

Wiz Khalifa's Smokey "Rolling Papers" Art Lights Up Atlantic, "They Went Crazy"

February 28, 2011 11:35 AM

"Black & Yellow" hitmaker Wiz Khalifa has come forward to speak on his new Rolling Papers cover art he leaked across the Internet over the weekend.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa's Smokey "Rolling Papers" Art Lights Up Atlantic, "They Went Crazy".

Blockbuster Hollywood Star Dreams Of Jay-Z, "He Is A Genius"

February 28, 2011 11:05 AM

Academy Award-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow has admitted that if she could collaborate with only one artist within the music industry it would be none other than rap mogul Jay-Z.

Continue reading Blockbuster Hollywood Star Dreams Of Jay-Z, "He Is A Genius".

Kid Cudi's "Dream" Gets Crushed

February 28, 2011 9:53 AM

G.O.O.D. Music's Kid Cudi has decided to move forward with his career by splitting ways with his Dream On record label after a two-year run.

Continue reading Kid Cudi's "Dream" Gets Crushed.

Juvenile Busted By Police Riding Dirty In New Orleans

February 28, 2011 9:30 AM

Former Hot Boys member Juvenile was reportedly arrested over the weekend for drug possession and driving on a suspended license.

Continue reading Juvenile Busted By Police Riding Dirty In New Orleans.

Photo of the Day: DJ Whoo Kid Stares Down The Mirror

February 28, 2011 12:00 AM

Peek-A-Whoo: G-Unit's DJ Whoo Kid stares down the man in the mirror.

Photo taken from DJ Whoo Kid's Twitter

Big Pooh vs. Big Sean

February 28, 2011 12:00 AM

ROUND ONE: The battle gets large today as rap newcomer Big Sean faces off with Little Brother's Big Pooh. Whose list gets the props? You decide!

Continue reading Big Pooh vs. Big Sean.

Juelz Santana On Remy Ma's Jail Jam, "She's Stronger Than A Lot Of N*ggas Out There" [Video]

February 27, 2011 1:45 PM

Dipset's Juelz Santana recently weighed in on Remy Ma's time behind bars and how the ex-Terror Squad member is keeping her head up while serving an eight-year jail bid.

Continue reading Juelz Santana On Remy Ma's Jail Jam, "She's Stronger Than A Lot Of N*ggas Out There" [Video].

Birdman "Ain't Trippin'" Over Jay-Z's Sub Disses [Video]

February 27, 2011 12:32 PM

Cash Money Records' Birdman aka Baby has further clarified his stance toward Jay-Z just weeks after being subliminally called out on Young Hov's "H.A.M." Watch The Throne record.

Continue reading Birdman "Ain't Trippin'" Over Jay-Z's Sub Disses [Video].

Grandmaster Flash Jacked At Jay-Z's 40/40 Club

February 27, 2011 11:33 AM

Hip-Hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash was reportedly a victim to theft over the weekend after his laptop was taken following a performance at Jay-Z's New York City 40/40 Club venue.

Continue reading Grandmaster Flash Jacked At Jay-Z's 40/40 Club.

Waka Flocka Flame Drops His Pants, "[He] Stripped Down Naked" [Video]

February 27, 2011 10:52 AM

Southern rapper Waka Flocka Flame has revealed his true motivation for getting involved in a new nude "Ink Not Mink" PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) campaign.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame Drops His Pants, "[He] Stripped Down Naked" [Video].

Lil Wayne Stopped & Searched By Federal Agents

February 27, 2011 10:01 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne had a brief run-in with federal agents earlier this week after being stopped and searched in a Miami airport.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Stopped & Searched By Federal Agents.

Photo of the Day: Tony Yayo Helps His Daughter Prepare For 1st Dance

February 27, 2011 12:00 AM

Daddy's Little Girl: G-Unit's Tony Yayo prepares his daughter for her first dance.

Photo taken from Tony Yayo's Twitter

"My Whole Career Is Always To Try To Get A Reaction Out Of [Dr.] Dre"

February 26, 2011 10:39 AM

Rappers Eminem and Dr. Dre have stepped forward to address the new "I Need A Doctor" music video and what the visual's overall impact has had on the Aftermath Records CEO.

Continue reading "My Whole Career Is Always To Try To Get A Reaction Out Of [Dr.] Dre".

Ciara & Rihanna Feud Erupts, "You Don't Want To See Me On Or Off The Stage"

February 26, 2011 10:19 AM

R&B singers Ciara and Rihanna went after one another's necks heading into the weekend with a series of Twitter disses taunting each other.

Continue reading Ciara & Rihanna Feud Erupts, "You Don't Want To See Me On Or Off The Stage".

Kanye West Booed In His Own Hometown

February 26, 2011 10:03 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West became the center of attention last night (February 25) after being booed in his own hometown.

Continue reading Kanye West Booed In His Own Hometown.

Papoose Says Remy Ma Legal War Must Carry On, "We Just Gotta Continue To Fight"

February 26, 2011 9:54 AM

New York rapper Papoose has opened up about his wife Remy Ma's appeal denial this week in relation to a 2007 shooting case and why the legal battle must carry on.

Continue reading Papoose Says Remy Ma Legal War Must Carry On, "We Just Gotta Continue To Fight".

Foxy Brown Reveals History-Making "Black Roses" Plan

February 26, 2011 9:35 AM

Brooklyn rapper Foxy Brown has announced plans to change the rap game up by dropping the first-ever double CD by a female emcee in hip-hop history.

Continue reading Foxy Brown Reveals History-Making "Black Roses" Plan.

Photo of the Day: DJ Clue Welcomes Carmelo Anthony To NYC

February 26, 2011 12:00 AM

Welcome To New York City: DJ Clue shows off his new friend Carmelo Anthony.

Photo taken from DJ Clue's Twitter

"We Have Been Talking About Trying To Do A 'Best Of Both Worlds'"

February 25, 2011 10:10 PM

Grammy-winning singer Ne-Yo has confirmed reports claiming Fabolous is looking to link up for a full-length Best of Both Words-type album in the future.

Continue reading "We Have Been Talking About Trying To Do A 'Best Of Both Worlds'".

Pusha T Looks At Ex's 32-Year Bid, "[It] Forced Me To Make The Most Of Music"

February 25, 2011 9:35 PM

The Clipse's Pusha T recently opened up about former manager Anthony "Geezy" Gonzalez accepting a 32-year jail sentence for drug trafficking last year.

Continue reading Pusha T Looks At Ex's 32-Year Bid, "[It] Forced Me To Make The Most Of Music".

DJ Drama & La The Darkman Feud Revealed, "That's What THe Drugs & Going Broke Will Do To Some People"

February 25, 2011 7:00 PM

DJ Drama and rapper La The Darkman have publicly revealed their tensions toward one another by taking to Twitter to share some harsh words.

Continue reading DJ Drama & La The Darkman Feud Revealed, "That's What THe Drugs & Going Broke Will Do To Some People".

Shyne's Path To Judaism Is Respected & Real, Says Hasan Salaam

February 25, 2011 4:50 PM

As Shyne continues to balance street raps with Judaism, SOHH recently reached out to Muslim emcee Hasan Salaam to get his opinion the ex-Bad Boy's new, righteous road.

Continue reading Shyne's Path To Judaism Is Respected & Real, Says Hasan Salaam.

"For Me To Say I'm Not F*cking W/ The 'New West' Is Bullsh*t"

February 25, 2011 4:05 PM

[With the "New West" being represented by newcomers like Kendrick Lamar, Nipsey Hu$$le, and Blu, rap veteran WC gives his opinion on the re-emergence of the California hip-hop movement.]

Continue reading "For Me To Say I'm Not F*cking W/ The 'New West' Is Bullsh*t".

Papoose Uncages Jailed Lovebird, "Remy Is Free"

February 25, 2011 3:45 PM

Rapper Papoose has shared his reaction to his incarcerated wife Remy Ma's appeal for her involvement in a 2007 shooting being rejected in court yesterday (February 24).

Continue reading Papoose Uncages Jailed Lovebird, "Remy Is Free".

Eminem Saves Dr. Dre From Death, "You're Supposed To Be My F*cking Mentor" [Video]

February 25, 2011 3:00 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem comes to the rescue for Dr. Dre, who faces death in this week's music video premiere of "I Need A Doctor".

Continue reading Eminem Saves Dr. Dre From Death, "You're Supposed To Be My F*cking Mentor" [Video].

"I Think Nicki Minaj Is Really Sexy"

February 25, 2011 1:35 PM

With Young Money's Nicki Minaj continuing to turn heads in the music and fashion industries, SOHH reached out to model-turned-entrepreneur Kimora Lee Simmons for her take on the jaw-dropping Barbie.

Continue reading "I Think Nicki Minaj Is Really Sexy".

Game & Freekey Zekey Play Sex Games, Saigon Experiences The Good, Bad & Ugly, Nicki Minaj P*sses On 'Em

February 25, 2011 12:40 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we quickly examine the relationship rappers and their signature sex moves, analyze Saigon's good, bad and ugly week, applaud Nicki Minaj's "Doggy of the Week" award and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Game & Freekey Zekey Play Sex Games, Saigon Experiences The Good, Bad & Ugly, Nicki Minaj P*sses On 'Em.

Foxy Brown Says Drunk Rumors Are Na Na True

February 25, 2011 12:10 PM

Brooklyn rapper Foxy Brown has further clarified rumors of her public alleged public intoxication in a bathroom during a fashion party last week.

Continue reading Foxy Brown Says Drunk Rumors Are Na Na True.

Bloody-Faced Rihanna '09 Assault Pics Leak, Chris Brown Responds

February 25, 2011 11:40 AM

New photos of Rihanna's maimed face following her publicized battle with ex-boyfriend Chris Brown in 2009 have leaked online and have forced the male R&B star to address them.

Continue reading Bloody-Faced Rihanna '09 Assault Pics Leak, Chris Brown Responds.

Kanye West's Abortion Tweets Spark Uproar, "This Is Wrong On So Many Levels"

February 25, 2011 11:30 AM

Often embattled rapper Kanye West's latest Twitter remarks regarding abortion procedures have angered pop singer Lily Allen who responded to the hitmaker.

Continue reading Kanye West's Abortion Tweets Spark Uproar, "This Is Wrong On So Many Levels".

Photo of the Day: Joe Budden Slaughters A Hamburger

February 25, 2011 12:00 AM

Who Run It: Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden shows off his hungry mood.

Photo taken from Joe Budden's Twitter

Joe Budden vs. Alex Da Kid

February 25, 2011 12:00 AM

FINAL ROUND: After Joe Budden defeated Saigon in Round 1 and Alex Da Kid stunned Just Blaze in Round 2, the two champs face-off one last time. Winner takes all. Whose list gets the crown? You decide!

Continue reading Joe Budden vs. Alex Da Kid.

"Kim, You've Had A Problem W/ Foxy, Nicki, Faith, Charli [&] Everybody"

February 24, 2011 10:25 PM

Brooklyn rapper Foxy Brown has shared her thoughts on the verbal exchanges by rappers Lil Kim and Nicki Minaj along with what mistakes her hip-hop rival has made.

Continue reading "Kim, You've Had A Problem W/ Foxy, Nicki, Faith, Charli [&] Everybody".

Remy Ma Suffers Loss In '07 Shooting Case

February 24, 2011 10:00 PM

Former Terror Squad member Remy Ma has reportedly suffered a setback in a New York courtroom this week by having an appeal denied in relation to her 2007 shooting case.

Continue reading Remy Ma Suffers Loss In '07 Shooting Case.

Kanye West & Jay-Z Have Some Tricks Up Their Sleeves, Says Big Sean

February 24, 2011 6:00 PM

While fans anxiously await the upcoming Jay-Z and Kanye West Watch The Throne joint album, SOHH decided to give G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean a call to get the inside scoop on what we can expect to hear on the LP.

Continue reading Kanye West & Jay-Z Have Some Tricks Up Their Sleeves, Says Big Sean.

DJ Premier Names His Top 5 Favorite Beefs, "Jay-Z Won Until 'Ether'" [Video]

February 24, 2011 5:20 PM

Hip-Hop pioneer DJ Premier recently revealed his personal Top 5 favorite rap beefs ranging from 1980's battles involving Roxanne Shante to more modern exchanges from Jay-Z and Nas.

Continue reading DJ Premier Names His Top 5 Favorite Beefs, "Jay-Z Won Until 'Ether'" [Video].

Saigon Cranks "Greatest Story" First-Week Sales, "I Did Soulja Boy Numbers Kid"

February 24, 2011 5:15 PM

Brooklyn rapper Saigon has expressed excitement over his long-awaited Greatest Story Never Told entering the sales chart this week.

Continue reading Saigon Cranks "Greatest Story" First-Week Sales, "I Did Soulja Boy Numbers Kid".

Cash Money Reunion Still In Works, Says Rap-A-Lot CEO

February 24, 2011 3:45 PM

Rap-A-Lot Records CEO J. Prince has revealed that Juvenile's next album is set to be released through his company and that he hopes to be involved in a Cash Money reunion.

Continue reading Cash Money Reunion Still In Works, Says Rap-A-Lot CEO.

Nicki Minaj Huffs & Puffs Away Diddy Dating Rumor, "It Was So Disgusting People Would Even Link Me & Him"

February 24, 2011 9:29 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj addresses past rumors suggesting she and rap mogul Diddy were an item and how out of place the gossip was in the new issue of BlackBook magazine.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Huffs & Puffs Away Diddy Dating Rumor, "It Was So Disgusting People Would Even Link Me & Him".

Cassie Gets Caught In Her Bra & Panties [Video]

February 24, 2011 9:13 AM

Bad Boy Records artist Cassie strips down to her bra and panties in a new clothing commercial for renowned fashion mogul Calvin Klein.

Continue reading Cassie Gets Caught In Her Bra & Panties [Video].

Olivia On Ignoring Game's Transgender Disses, "I Always Laughed" [Video]

February 24, 2011 8:56 AM

Former G-Unit member Olivia has addressed a past decision to ignore Game's transgender disses and why she did not drop a beef record back at the disgruntled rapper.

Continue reading Olivia On Ignoring Game's Transgender Disses, "I Always Laughed" [Video].

Wiz Khalifa Gushes Over Amber Rose, "She's One Of The Best Girls In The World" [Video]

February 24, 2011 8:37 AM

"Black & Yellow" hitmaker Wiz Khalifa still can't get away from questions relating to girlfriend Amber Rose as he recently opened up about how special she is to him.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Gushes Over Amber Rose, "She's One Of The Best Girls In The World" [Video].

"They've Never Watered Down & Tried To Change Up Their Sh*t"

February 24, 2011 12:15 AM

[SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After Cali Swag District's Yung gave Ludacris the title earlier this week, Hasan Salaam now crowns De La Soul SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "They've Never Watered Down & Tried To Change Up Their Sh*t".

Photo of the Day: Fabolous Shows Off His Sneaker Game

February 24, 2011 12:00 AM

Shoe-I-Cide: Brooklyn's own Fabolous shows off his mean sneaker game.

Photo taken from Fabolous' Twitter

Tru Avoids Life In Jail, Accepts Murder Plea Deal

February 23, 2011 8:28 PM

Incarcerated rapper Tru Life has come to terms with a 2009 murder case plea deal which will send him to jail for nearly ten years.

Continue reading Tru Avoids Life In Jail, Accepts Murder Plea Deal.

"Kim Is Famous For F*cking Somebody Famous"

February 23, 2011 5:50 PM

In celebration of Eddie Griffin's new You Can Tell 'Em I Said It release this week, SOHH got the renowned stand-up comedian to analyze some of hip-hop's most talked about video vixen including Amber Rose, Nicki Minaj and Kim Kardashian.

Continue reading "Kim Is Famous For F*cking Somebody Famous".

Nicki Minaj Strips Down Enemies In Disguise, "Many Of Them Are People Who Hate My Guts"

February 23, 2011 5:37 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj opens up about keeping it real and understanding a majority of her perceived supporters are really enemies in disguise in a new BlackBook magazine cover feature.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Strips Down Enemies In Disguise, "Many Of Them Are People Who Hate My Guts".

Yung LA Breaks Silence On Pink Ducky Face Tattoo, "I Just Wanted To Be The Robin Hood"

February 23, 2011 5:00 PM

Former Grand Hustle rapper Yung LA has stepped forward to confirm the authenticity behind his new eye-popping pink duck face tattoo and explain its motivation.

Continue reading Yung LA Breaks Silence On Pink Ducky Face Tattoo, "I Just Wanted To Be The Robin Hood".

"Once You Get To Around 30 In The Rap Game, You're Considered Old"

February 23, 2011 2:45 PM

[With rap moguls like Jay-Z and Diddy owning their own restaurants, Dipset's Freekey Zekey explains why North Carolina residents should try out his The Palmetto dining.]

Continue reading "Once You Get To Around 30 In The Rap Game, You're Considered Old".

XV, Big Pooh & Blu Talk XXL Freshmen, "He's Gonna Be A Breakthrough For Atlanta Just Like OutKast"

February 23, 2011 1:30 PM

With this week's XXL Freshmen '11 list finally unveiled, SOHH reached out to some of hip-hop's alumni and a rap newcomer to get their take on the annual rundown.

Continue reading XV, Big Pooh & Blu Talk XXL Freshmen, "He's Gonna Be A Breakthrough For Atlanta Just Like OutKast".

Justin Bieber Fever Returns, Eminem Passes Nicki Minaj, Saigon & Ginuwine Invade The Chart

February 23, 2011 11:32 AM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Justin Bieber fever returns to the top, Eminem passes Nicki Minaj, plus Saigon and Ginuwine invade the sales chart.

Continue reading Justin Bieber Fever Returns, Eminem Passes Nicki Minaj, Saigon & Ginuwine Invade The Chart.

Kanye West Reveals His "New Beat Protege"

February 23, 2011 10:52 AM

Grammy-winning producer/rapper Kanye West has proven his interest in working with teenage sensation Justin Bieber is authentic by posting a new in-studio photo with the Canadian singer.

Continue reading Kanye West Reveals His "New Beat Protege".

Soulja Boy Comes Up W/ Music Career Escape Plan

February 23, 2011 10:29 AM

Rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has decided to diversify his career options by revealing an interest to pursue acting in Hollywood films.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Comes Up W/ Music Career Escape Plan.

Ciara Confirms Jive Records Release Plea, "I Just Wanted To Say What I Felt" [Video]

February 23, 2011 10:12 AM

R&B singer Ciara has confirmed the authenticity behind a recent letter directed toward Jive Records describing her frustrations on the label and aim to be released.

Continue reading Ciara Confirms Jive Records Release Plea, "I Just Wanted To Say What I Felt" [Video].

Lil Kim Explains Rejecting Jay-Z's Roc Nation Offer, "It's Hard For Record Companies To Sign Females"

February 23, 2011 9:33 AM

Brooklyn rapper Lil Kim has come clean about her past decision to reject an opportunity at joining Jay-Z's Roc Nation record label and what the future holds for them.

Continue reading Lil Kim Explains Rejecting Jay-Z's Roc Nation Offer, "It's Hard For Record Companies To Sign Females".

Chris Brown Granted A Second Chance

February 23, 2011 9:11 AM

Just a week after Rihanna approved ex-boyfriend/singer Chris Brown's request to have his restraining order modified, a Los Angeles judge has now agreed to lessen the distance.

Continue reading Chris Brown Granted A Second Chance.

Photo of the Day: DJ Envy & Ace Hood Chill Out

February 23, 2011 12:05 AM

Sitting On Top Of The World: DJ Envy & Ace Hood reach for the sky.

Photo taken from DJ Envy's Twitter

Just Blaze vs. Alex Da Kid

February 23, 2011 12:00 AM

ROUND 2, Eminem's Recovery producers Just Blaze and Alex Da Kid meet up - this time without Slim Shady. Whose list gets the props? You decide who makes it to round 3!

Continue reading Just Blaze vs. Alex Da Kid.

"It's Up To Artists Like Myself, Jay-Z, Eminem, Raekwon & 50 Cent"

February 22, 2011 9:45 PM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks recently shared his thoughts on the ever-changing rap game and why the music industry is still leaning on singles to sell an album.

Continue reading "It's Up To Artists Like Myself, Jay-Z, Eminem, Raekwon & 50 Cent".

Steve Stoute Defends Grammy-Bashing Letter, "It Needed To Be Said"

February 22, 2011 9:30 PM

Music marketing pioneer Steve Stoute has come forward to address his much talked about, critical open letter to the Grammy Awards and motivation behind releasing it publicly.

Continue reading Steve Stoute Defends Grammy-Bashing Letter, "It Needed To Be Said".

Scott Storch Wanted To Sting The Queen Bee, "I Would've Married [Him]" [Audio]

February 22, 2011 5:55 PM

Brooklyn rapper Lil Kim has opened up about her past fling with producer Scott Storch and how the hitmaker wanted to make the lady lyricist his officially-wed Queen Bee.

Continue reading Scott Storch Wanted To Sting The Queen Bee, "I Would've Married [Him]" [Audio].

Freekey Zekey Antes Up Drake & Game's Sex, "Once I Finish W/ Them, They Become 'Freekatized'"

February 22, 2011 4:45 PM

With rappers like Drake and Game opening up lately about their favorite sex positions, SOHH reached out to Dipset's Freekey Zekey to see just how freaky he can get with the ladies.

Continue reading Freekey Zekey Antes Up Drake & Game's Sex, "Once I Finish W/ Them, They Become 'Freekatized'".

Rick Ross Hires Another Maybach Rider

February 22, 2011 4:10 PM

Southern rapper Rick Ross shows no signs of slowing down the expansion of his Maybach Music Group, as he recently signed Atlanta-based rapper Pill to the roster.

Continue reading Rick Ross Hires Another Maybach Rider.

Joell Ortiz, "Free Agent"

February 22, 2011 2:55 PM

Brooklyn rhyme spitter Joell Ortiz looks to get back in the game with Free Agent, the follow-up to his 2007 solo release, The Brick: Bodega Chronicles.

Continue reading Joell Ortiz, "Free Agent" .

Wiz Khalifa & Amber Rose Intimate Photo Shoot Pics Revealed

February 22, 2011 2:00 PM

Rumored couple Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose continue to tease fans a bit longer by posing for a seductive photo shoot for the new issue of FADER.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa & Amber Rose Intimate Photo Shoot Pics Revealed.

"This Is Why Motherf*ckers Don't F*ck Around In New York"

February 22, 2011 1:05 PM

[In light of his close friend/rapper Tru Life facing a murder conviction, Saigon weighs in on New York's attempt to put rappers on lockdown.]

Continue reading "This Is Why Motherf*ckers Don't F*ck Around In New York".

Young Jeezy Emerges W/ Infection, Rapper Catches Bieber Fever

February 22, 2011 12:40 PM

Southern rapper Young Jeezy has re-entered into the hip-hop spotlight by teaming up with teen sensation Justin Bieber for an alleged upcoming collaboration.

Continue reading Young Jeezy Emerges W/ Infection, Rapper Catches Bieber Fever.

Mohammad Dangerfield: "Not Picking Up This CD Can Lead To Depression"

February 22, 2011 12:10 PM

[With today's release of Mohammad Dangerfield, Hasan Salaam and Rugged N Raw give you 5 reasons to open up your wallets for a hip-hop classic.]

Continue reading Mohammad Dangerfield: "Not Picking Up This CD Can Lead To Depression".

Pusha T Feels "D*mn G.O.O.D." About Solo Debut

February 22, 2011 11:50 AM

With Pusha T continuing to work toward dropping his first solo album through Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music brand, SOHH recently spoke with The Clipse member to see where his focus was.

Continue reading Pusha T Feels "D*mn G.O.O.D." About Solo Debut.

Diggy Simmons, Lil Twist, Yelawolf & More Make XXL's Freshmen '11

February 22, 2011 11:15 AM

Rap newcomers Diggy Simmons, Lil Twist, Yelawolf and more have earned spots in XXL Magazine's annual Freshmen list as artists predicted to reach mainstream appeal this year.

Continue reading Diggy Simmons, Lil Twist, Yelawolf & More Make XXL's Freshmen '11.

"I Don't Feel He Gets As Much Shine As He's Supposed To"

February 22, 2011 8:15 AM

[SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After Chet Haze gave Saigon the title last week, Cali Swag District's Yung now crowns Ludacris SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "I Don't Feel He Gets As Much Shine As He's Supposed To".

Lil Kim Needs A Smackin' For So Much Yappin'

February 22, 2011 12:05 AM

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Continue reading Lil Kim Needs A Smackin' For So Much Yappin'.

Caption Diss: Lil Kim Gets Taken Away

February 22, 2011 12:00 AM

Caption Diss: Lil Kim gets a couple of male escorts to scoop her up.

Be sure to submit your witty narration in today's SOHH Caption Diss for a chance to win a special prize.

"No Black Artist Is Ever Gonna Sell Like Eminem"

February 21, 2011 5:36 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent recently shared his thoughts on Shady Records CEO Eminem's selling ability and why the Grammy-winning rap star stands in his own lane.

Continue reading "No Black Artist Is Ever Gonna Sell Like Eminem".

Lil Kim Blacks Out On Atlantic Records, "[They] Haven't Helped Me W/ Anything In About 7 Or 8 Years"

February 21, 2011 4:58 PM

Brooklyn rapper Lil Kim recently opened up about her label situation and revealed her decision to remain an independent artist rather than join a major record company.

Continue reading Lil Kim Blacks Out On Atlantic Records, "[They] Haven't Helped Me W/ Anything In About 7 Or 8 Years".

"He Was Already Depressed W/ All The Other Sh*t Going On In His Life"

February 21, 2011 1:55 PM

[With today's release Let the Drummer Get Wicked, DJ Whoo Kid explains why this Travis Barker-featured digital mixtape is a must-have.]

Continue reading "He Was Already Depressed W/ All The Other Sh*t Going On In His Life".

Yung LA Tops Gucci Mane's Ice Cream W/ Pink Duck Face Tattoo [Video]

February 21, 2011 11:26 AM

Former Grand Hustle artist Yung LA has upped Gucci Mane's much talked about ice cream cone face tattoo by inking a pink duck on his left cheek.

Continue reading Yung LA Tops Gucci Mane's Ice Cream W/ Pink Duck Face Tattoo [Video].

Game Challenges Drake's "Drizzy" Stroke, "I Got The 'Helicopter Tongue'"

February 21, 2011 11:16 AM

Young Money's Drake isn't the only mainstream rapper revealing his sex techniques as Game has now publicly announced his signature "Helicopter Tongue."

Continue reading Game Challenges Drake's "Drizzy" Stroke, "I Got The 'Helicopter Tongue'".

Foxy Brown Flushes Drunk Bathroom Rumors, "There Was No Drama"

February 21, 2011 10:43 AM

Brooklyn rapper Foxy Brown has fired back at weekend reports claiming she was escorted from a New York Fashion Week show in Manhattan after arriving late and intoxicated.

Continue reading Foxy Brown Flushes Drunk Bathroom Rumors, "There Was No Drama".

"You Can Tell 'Em I Said It": "[I've Got] 30 Years In The God D*mn Game"

February 21, 2011 10:00 AM

[With tomorrow's release of You Can Tell 'Em I Said It, actor/comedian Eddie Griffin gives you the Top 5 reasons to laugh out loud to his new DVD.]

Continue reading "You Can Tell 'Em I Said It": "[I've Got] 30 Years In The God D*mn Game".

Nicki Minaj Isn't Searching For Your Love, "Right Now I Feel Like A Robot"

February 21, 2011 9:51 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj recently opened up about her love life and why searching for Mr. Right does not hold much weight for her blossoming career.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Isn't Searching For Your Love, "Right Now I Feel Like A Robot".

Nas' Ex-Manager Blasts Grammys, "You're Using Eminem's [&] Kanye West's Name In The Billing To Ensure Viewership"

February 21, 2011 9:16 AM

Rap veteran Nas' ex-manager, Steve Stoute, has inked an open letter to the Grammy Awards calling out and questioning the show's set-up and treatment of nominated artists.

Continue reading Nas' Ex-Manager Blasts Grammys, "You're Using Eminem's [&] Kanye West's Name In The Billing To Ensure Viewership".

Photo of the Day: Keri Hilson Gets Her Snack On

February 21, 2011 12:00 AM

Caked Up: "Pretty Girls Rock" hitmaker Keri Hilson sneaks in a snack.

Photo taken from Keri Hilson's Twitter

Joe Budden vs. Saigon

February 21, 2011 12:00 AM

ROUND ONE, Joe Budden and Saigon meet again - this time without the disses. Whose list gets the props? You decide!

Continue reading Joe Budden vs. Saigon.

Foxy Brown Booted From NYC Fashion Gig, "[She] Decided To Lock Herself In A Bathroom"

February 20, 2011 4:42 PM

Brooklyn rapper Foxy Brown emerged from the shadows this week after being publicly booted from a New York City fashion show.

Continue reading Foxy Brown Booted From NYC Fashion Gig, "[She] Decided To Lock Herself In A Bathroom".

Dipset's Freekey Zekey Reveals Biggest Turn-Offs, "I Don't Like Chest Hairs"

February 20, 2011 1:43 PM

Dipset's Freekey Zekey recently opened up about his romantic lifestyle and what things are off-limits for ladies looking to catch his interest.

Continue reading Dipset's Freekey Zekey Reveals Biggest Turn-Offs, "I Don't Like Chest Hairs".

Ja Rules Out 'B*tches' & 'H*es' On "Renaissance" LP [Video]

February 20, 2011 12:59 PM

New York rapper Ja Rule recently discussed his emphasis on respecting women with his upcoming Renaissance LP and making "grown-up" music.

Continue reading Ja Rules Out 'B*tches' & 'H*es' On "Renaissance" LP [Video].

Shawnna Names Her Top 5 Lady MCs Of All-TIme, "There's Not Many To Choose From"

February 20, 2011 12:25 PM

Former Disturbin' Tha Peace artist Shawnna recently named her Top 5 favorite lady lyricists, ranging from Queen Latifah to ex-No Limit Records emcee Mia X.

Continue reading Shawnna Names Her Top 5 Lady MCs Of All-TIme, "There's Not Many To Choose From".

UPDATE: Waka Flocka Flame Becomes Million Dollar Man In NC Gunfire Case

February 20, 2011 5:26 AM

Half a dozen men were arrested this weekend in connection to a mid-week North Carolina tour bus shooting involving rap newcomer Waka Flocka Flame over an alleged $1.2 million necklace.

Continue reading UPDATE: Waka Flocka Flame Becomes Million Dollar Man In NC Gunfire Case.

Photo of the Day: Diddy Steals The Spotlight

February 20, 2011 12:00 AM

Take That, Take That: Sean "Diddy" Combs celebrates NBA All-Star weekend at Los Angeles' Avalon nightclub.

Photo submitted by Taylor Strategy.

Saigon Blames Himself For Ruining 50 Cent Deal, "It Was Kind Of My Fault"

February 19, 2011 9:18 AM

Brooklyn rapper Saigon opens up about his past falling out with 50 Cent which could have turned into a possible deal with the rap star's G-Unit Records in the March issue of XXL Magazine.

Continue reading Saigon Blames Himself For Ruining 50 Cent Deal, "It Was Kind Of My Fault".

Lil Kim Tells Nicki Minaj It's All About The Benjamins, "At The End Of The Day, I'm A Boss"

February 19, 2011 9:04 AM

Brooklyn rapper Lil Kim wants Nicki Minaj to open up her checkbook if the platinum-selling Young Money star ever dreams of exchanging bars on a collaboration.

Continue reading Lil Kim Tells Nicki Minaj It's All About The Benjamins, "At The End Of The Day, I'm A Boss".

XXL's Freshmen Class Of '11 List Leaks

February 19, 2011 8:45 AM

The annual XXL Freshmen 2011 Top 10 list has reportedly leaked online and shows inductees ranging from Young Money's Lil Twist to newly signed Shady Records rapper Yelawolf.

Continue reading XXL's Freshmen Class Of '11 List Leaks.

Rick Ross' Maybach Music Bidding War Ends, "Deal Of The Century!"

February 19, 2011 8:45 AM

After weeks of teasing media with his Maybach Music Group bidding war, Rick Ross has decided to bring his talent to Warner Bros.

Continue reading Rick Ross' Maybach Music Bidding War Ends, "Deal Of The Century!".

Waka Flocka Flames Tour Bus Shooting Hit List Conspiracy

February 19, 2011 8:31 AM

Southern rapper Waka Flocka Flame has turned down the idea his North Carolina tour bus shooting incident earlier this week had anything to do with him or his camp being targeted.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flames Tour Bus Shooting Hit List Conspiracy.

Photo of the Day: Waka Flocka Flame Flies High

February 19, 2011 12:00 AM

Big Chips: Waka Flocka Flame shows off his executive look.

Photo taken from Waka Flocka Flame's Twitter

"I'm Not At All Impressed By The Music I've Been Hearing Lately"

February 18, 2011 5:55 PM

Disturbed by the current state of the rap game, West Coast rapper Game has publicly expressed his frustrations on Twitter Friday (February 18) evening.

Continue reading "I'm Not At All Impressed By The Music I've Been Hearing Lately".

Lil Kim Calls Foxy Brown's "Massacre" Diss A Deaf Jam, "I Don't Think She Heard It"

February 18, 2011 4:50 PM

Brooklyn rapper Lil Kim has finally addressed Foxy Brown's recently leaked "Christmas Massacre" track and downplayed her rap rival's disses.

Continue reading Lil Kim Calls Foxy Brown's "Massacre" Diss A Deaf Jam, "I Don't Think She Heard It".

Olivia Backs 50 Cent's Sleek Talk In Dr. Dre Dispute, "It's Not Fair"

February 18, 2011 4:10 PM

As tensions continue to boil between 50 Cent and Dr. Dre over their competing lines of audio gear, SOHH reached out to former "First Lady of G-Unit" Olivia to get her reaction to their exchange.

Continue reading Olivia Backs 50 Cent's Sleek Talk In Dr. Dre Dispute, "It's Not Fair".

Malice Addresses Ex-Manager's 32 Year Jail Bid

February 18, 2011 3:20 PM

The Clipse's Malice recently opened up about former manager Anthony "Geezy" Gonzalez serving out a 32-year jail sentence for drug trafficking and the effect the experience had on his life.

Continue reading Malice Addresses Ex-Manager's 32 Year Jail Bid.

Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son

February 18, 2011 1:55 PM

Veteran funnyman Martin Lawrence is set to take a bite out of the box office this week as Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son lands in theaters today.

Continue reading Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son.

"[Drake's] Being Jewish Is Just A By-Product"

February 18, 2011 12:40 PM

A week after Drake crowned himself as the "Best Jew To Ever To Do It",  Jewish rap/reggae musician Matisyahu has stepped forward to share his reaction to the proclamation.

Continue reading "[Drake's] Being Jewish Is Just A By-Product".

Dr. Dre Beats Up 50 Cent's Pride, Nicki Minaj's Glam Kills Lil Kim, Drake Gets Top Billing

February 18, 2011 12:20 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we check how Dr. Dre can't hear 50 Cent, pity Lil Kim's latest attempts to destroy Nicki Minaj, give Drake a standing ovation for his headline-snatching week and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Dr. Dre Beats Up 50 Cent's Pride, Nicki Minaj's Glam Kills Lil Kim, Drake Gets Top Billing.

"Max B Got 75 Years, I Don't Want That To [Happen] With Tru"

February 18, 2011 12:10 PM

With close friend/rapper Tru Life staring down the possibility of ten years behind bars on a 2009 murder charge, Saigon speaks on the fellow New York emcee's current legal woes.

Continue reading "Max B Got 75 Years, I Don't Want That To [Happen] With Tru".

"We'd Never Try To Push [Waka Flocka Flame] To Get Naked"

February 18, 2011 11:45 AM

After recent buzz hit the Internet suggesting rapper Waka Flocka Flame may show off his goods, SOHH hit up PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) to find out the real scoop.

Continue reading "We'd Never Try To Push [Waka Flocka Flame] To Get Naked".

Lil Kim Says Kens Lie, Barbies Lie & Numbers Do Too, "[Nicki Minaj's] Sales Can Be Questioned Also"

February 18, 2011 11:25 AM

Brooklyn rapper Lil Kim has addressed critics questioning her Black Friday PayPal sales and said those same haters should also be analyzing rap rival Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday numbers.

Continue reading Lil Kim Says Kens Lie, Barbies Lie & Numbers Do Too, "[Nicki Minaj's] Sales Can Be Questioned Also".

Consequence Calls Pusha T A G.O.O.D. Liar, "I Gave Him My Record" [Video]

February 18, 2011 11:10 AM

Former G.O.O.D. Music affiliate Consequence has stepped forward to address Pusha T denying having utilized his lyrics for his recently dropped "My God" single.

Continue reading Consequence Calls Pusha T A G.O.O.D. Liar, "I Gave Him My Record" [Video].

Saigon Honored By Chet Haze's Underrated Title, "Get Me In One Of Those Big Movies"

February 18, 2011 10:50 AM

After Hollywood actor Tom Hanks' son Chet Haze awarded Saigon with the title of SOHH Underrated this week, the "Yard Father" gave SOHH his reaction to the accolade. 

Continue reading Saigon Honored By Chet Haze's Underrated Title, "Get Me In One Of Those Big Movies".

SOHH's Top Celebs You Won't See At Dr. Dre's B-Day Party (That Aren't Suge Knight)

February 18, 2011 12:15 AM

[With hip-hop vanguard/Aftermath Records CEO Dr. Dre's 46th birthday today, SOHH has compiled a list of celebrity guests you most likely won't catch toasting to his honor.]

Continue reading SOHH's Top Celebs You Won't See At Dr. Dre's B-Day Party (That Aren't Suge Knight).

Photo of the Day: Happy B-Day Dr. Dre

February 18, 2011 12:00 AM

It's A Celebration: SOHH celebrates Dr. Dre's 46th birthday.

Don't forget to peep SOHH's list of the Top Celebs You Won't See At Dr. Dre's Birthday Party today!

"These Kids Are More Concerned W/ The Way They Look Than What's Coming Out Their Mouths"

February 17, 2011 9:25 PM

Actor/Rapper Method Man recently shared his thoughts on the state of hip-hop and how some new artists place more emphasis on fashion than their rhyme books.

Continue reading "These Kids Are More Concerned W/ The Way They Look Than What's Coming Out Their Mouths".

Waka Flocka Mama Addresses NC Shooting, "The Bus Had Gotten Hit 4 Times" [Video]

February 17, 2011 8:10 PM

Southern rapper Waka Flocka Flame's mother, Debra Antney, has stepped forward to address her son's perceived involvement in a North Carolina shooting yesterday.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Mama Addresses NC Shooting, "The Bus Had Gotten Hit 4 Times" [Video].

Bun B's II Trill, II Trill To Quit, "Unless There's A Contract W/ Me, You're Looking At A Lawsuit"

February 17, 2011 5:40 PM

UGK's Bun B is threatening to issue a trademark infringement lawsuit to a clothing company that has created a series of Trillionaire t-shirts for retail.

Continue reading Bun B's II Trill, II Trill To Quit, "Unless There's A Contract W/ Me, You're Looking At A Lawsuit".

Notorious Murder Case Receives B.I.G. Lead, "He Had Something To Do With That Case"

February 17, 2011 5:15 PM

The unsolved Notorious B.I.G. 1997 murder case has received a new lead suggesting the Los Angeles Police Department may have hid evidence crucial to the legal proceedings.

Continue reading Notorious Murder Case Receives B.I.G. Lead, "He Had Something To Do With That Case".

Lil Kim Hires Nicki Minaj's Ex For "Black Friday" Music Video

February 17, 2011 4:05 PM

Brooklyn rapper Lil Kim has pulled out new tricks for her "Black Friday" anti-Nicki Minaj diss video by recruiting the Barbie's ex-manager for assistance with the visual.

Continue reading Lil Kim Hires Nicki Minaj's Ex For "Black Friday" Music Video.

Dr. Dre Gets Sleek On 50 Cent, "I Never Heard Of His Headphones"

February 17, 2011 3:20 PM

The war of words between Dr. Dre and 50 Cent may intensify as the West Coast producer now admits he isn't hip to the controversial rapper's new audio gear line.

Continue reading Dr. Dre Gets Sleek On 50 Cent, "I Never Heard Of His Headphones".

Juelz Santana Confirms Joining Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine's Team [Video]

February 17, 2011 12:00 PM

After months of speculation, Dipset's Juelz Santana has confirmed the rumors that the Diplomats are locked in to a deal with Interscope Records.

Continue reading Juelz Santana Confirms Joining Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine's Team [Video].

Jay-Z & Beyonce Split Rumors Emerge, "Jigga Is So Adamant About Having Kids"

February 17, 2011 9:16 AM

Although Jay-Z and Beyonce have been married since 2008 and ignored pregnancy gossip in the past, the super hip-hop couple now faces rumors claiming there is pressure behind closed doors.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Beyonce Split Rumors Emerge, "Jigga Is So Adamant About Having Kids".

Ne-Yo Wishes Away Auto-Tune Craze, "Take The D*mn Training Wheels Off"

February 17, 2011 8:59 AM

R&B singer Ne-Yo recently shared his opinion on the state of voice-changing machine auto-tune and why its rising popularity amongst artists does more harm than good.

Continue reading Ne-Yo Wishes Away Auto-Tune Craze, "Take The D*mn Training Wheels Off".

Chamillionaire Shuns Hip-Hop Biters, "Every Rapper Should Be Slapped That Does That"

February 17, 2011 8:49 AM

Southern rapper Chamillionaire recently shared his input on the rap game and why artists need to stop copying one another to avoid the state of music declining.

Continue reading Chamillionaire Shuns Hip-Hop Biters, "Every Rapper Should Be Slapped That Does That".

Nicki Minaj Quits Guest Features, "I'm Done With The Collabs" [Video]

February 17, 2011 8:35 AM

After a long year of self-promotion and nearly endless guest features, Young Money's Nicki Minaj has announced plans to take a 24 month break from collaborations.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Quits Guest Features, "I'm Done With The Collabs" [Video].

"He's Not The Type Of Dude To Change Who He Is To Become Mainstream & Successful"

February 17, 2011 12:15 AM

[SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After Saigon gave Tru-Life the title earlier this week, Chet Haze now crowns Saigon SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He's Not The Type Of Dude To Change Who He Is To Become Mainstream & Successful".

Photo of the Day: Q-Tip Sneaks In A Power Nap

February 17, 2011 12:00 AM

Day Dreamin': Q-Tip gets caught sneaking in a power nap.

Photo taken from Q-Tip's Twitter

Waka Flocka Flame Dodges Gunfire, "D*mn Stress Gone Kill Me"

February 16, 2011 9:48 PM

Southern rapper Waka Flocka Flame reportedly dodged gunfire Wednesday (February 16) in North Carolina after violence erupted near his tour bus.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame Dodges Gunfire, "D*mn Stress Gone Kill Me".

Pharrell Fans Spazz Out Over Nazi Salute

February 16, 2011 5:50 PM

The Neptunes' Pharrell Williams has found himself in hot water after footage recently hit the Internet suggesting he gave the Nazi salute during a live performance.

Continue reading Pharrell Fans Spazz Out Over Nazi Salute.

50 Cent Downgrades Interscope Beef, "I Just Have To Talk To Dre Now"

February 16, 2011 5:20 PM

After turning heads this week by announcing an internal Interscope Records beef with CEO Jimmy Iovine and Aftermath Records head Dr. Dre, 50 Cent now claims he only needs to set up an appointment with the Doc.

Continue reading 50 Cent Downgrades Interscope Beef, "I Just Have To Talk To Dre Now".

Tru Life Gets 10-Year Jail Offer For '09 Murder

February 16, 2011 5:00 PM

Incarcerated rapper Tru Life has reportedly been offered a ten-year jail sentence if he agrees to plead guilty to a 2009 murder charge.

Continue reading Tru Life Gets 10-Year Jail Offer For '09 Murder.

Bruno Mars Cuts Fresh Coke Deal

February 16, 2011 4:25 PM

Pop singer Bruno Mars' legal woes surrounding his cocaine possession drug case have finally been resolved as the music hitmaker entered a guilty plea.

Continue reading Bruno Mars Cuts Fresh Coke Deal.

Lady Luck Says Let Lil Kim/Nicki Minaj Duke It Out, "She's Out There Knocking Walls Down"

February 16, 2011 3:45 PM

As the buzz over Lil Kim's new anti-Nicki Minaj Black Friday mixtape continues to escalate, SOHH recently spoke with female battle emcee Lady Luck for her stance on their war of words.

Continue reading Lady Luck Says Let Lil Kim/Nicki Minaj Duke It Out, "She's Out There Knocking Walls Down".

"I Want To Play One Of The Outlawz In The New 2Pac Movie"

February 16, 2011 2:55 PM

Actor/rapper Bow Wow has publicly expressed his interest in auditioning for a role in the upcoming Antoine Fuqua-directed Tupac Shakur biopic.

Continue reading "I Want To Play One Of The Outlawz In The New 2Pac Movie".

Suge Knight's Whip Gets Jacked By 5-0, Busted Hitchhiking

February 16, 2011 1:35 PM

A truck belonging to former Death Row Records owner Marion "Suge" Knight was seized by Los Angeles police this week due to the belief that the rap heavyweight may have been riding dirty.

Continue reading Suge Knight's Whip Gets Jacked By 5-0, Busted Hitchhiking.

"Raw Law": "I'm Hot In The Courtrooms & I'm Hot In The Streets"

February 16, 2011 1:15 PM

[With this week's release of Cash Money Content's debut book Raw Law, author Muhammad Ibn Bashir, Esq. gives his Top 5 reasons why this read will help you fight the power.]

Continue reading "Raw Law": "I'm Hot In The Courtrooms & I'm Hot In The Streets".

Nicki Minaj Loses Her Top, Kanye West Hits A Milli, Slaughterhouse Invades The Chart

February 16, 2011 12:50 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Nicki Minaj loses her top spot, Kanye West hits a million-plus sold and Joe Budden & Co. prepares to slaughter the chart.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Loses Her Top, Kanye West Hits A Milli, Slaughterhouse Invades The Chart.

"I've Just Really Set Out To Be Myself, Past My Last Name"

February 16, 2011 12:35 PM

[With the emergence of a youth takeover courtesy of Justin Bieber and Willow Smith, 15-year-old Diggy Simmons breaks down his lifestyle as a teenage music newcomer.]

Continue reading "I've Just Really Set Out To Be Myself, Past My Last Name".

Nicki Minaj Says Lil Kim's Pants Are On Fire, "The Devil Is A Liar"

February 16, 2011 11:55 AM

After Lil Kim proclaimed selling over 100,000 copies of her new anti-Nicki Minaj Black Friday mixtape this week, the Young Money Barbie has lashed back with a response.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Says Lil Kim's Pants Are On Fire, "The Devil Is A Liar".

"I Never Thought About If GZA Was A Juice Crew Member Or Not"

February 16, 2011 11:25 AM

[With recent buzz behind GZA allegedly declining an opportunity to join the iconic 1980's Juice Crew, Kool G Rap speaks on the Genius' relationship with his old crew.]

Continue reading "I Never Thought About If GZA Was A Juice Crew Member Or Not".

Cali Swag District Teaches The 3 Biggest 'Dougie' No-No's

February 16, 2011 11:10 AM

In celebration of Cali Swag District's The Kickback nearing release, group member Yung has revealed the Top 3 ways doing "The Dougie" could go wrong.

Continue reading Cali Swag District Teaches The 3 Biggest 'Dougie' No-No's.

Photo of the Day: Joe Budden Shows Off His Fridge

February 16, 2011 12:05 AM

The Hunger For More: Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden shows off his sweet tooth.

Photo taken from Joe Budden's Twitter

Pusha T On Consequence's Bar-Jacking Accusations, "I Haven't Taken Anything"

February 15, 2011 10:15 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T has confronted disgruntled affiliate/rapper Consequence's claims that he jacked a few of his bars on a new record called "My God."

Continue reading Pusha T On Consequence's Bar-Jacking Accusations, "I Haven't Taken Anything".

Rihanna's "S&M" Gets Spanked Over Stolen Content

February 15, 2011 9:45 PM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna has come under fire for her new spicy "S&M" music video with a lawsuit suing the hitmaker over the visual's content.

Continue reading Rihanna's "S&M" Gets Spanked Over Stolen Content.

"Big L Was The Best, I Want Everybody To Know It & See It"

February 15, 2011 5:05 PM

[As today marks the 12th anniversary of the death of championed lyricist Big L, the Harlemite's brother Donald Phinazee speaks on his late kin's undying legacy.]

Continue reading "Big L Was The Best, I Want Everybody To Know It & See It".

The-Dream Fantasizes About Cashing In W/ Drake, Jay-Z, Lil Wayne & Kanye West

February 15, 2011 4:50 PM

Grammy-nominated singer/producer The-Dream is continuing his plans to drop a new album next summer and has announced plans to cash in his chips with help from Jay-Z, Drake, Lil Wayne, Kanye West and more.

Continue reading The-Dream Fantasizes About Cashing In W/ Drake, Jay-Z, Lil Wayne & Kanye West.

DJ Premier Names His Top 5 Favorite Producers [Video]

February 15, 2011 4:15 PM

Renowned hitmaker DJ Premier has revealed his Top 5 all-time favorite producers ranging from the late soul music icon James Brown to Dr. Dre.

Continue reading DJ Premier Names His Top 5 Favorite Producers [Video].

Shawnna Disturbed W/ Auto-Tune, "That's [T-Pain's] Thing, That's What 'He' Does" [Audio]

February 15, 2011 3:50 PM

Former Disturbin' Tha Peace member Shawnna has clarified her motivation for joining T-Pain's Nappy Boy Entertainment and said fans should not expect her to begin incorporating auto-tune into her music.

Continue reading Shawnna Disturbed W/ Auto-Tune, "That's [T-Pain's] Thing, That's What 'He' Does" [Audio].

"I'ma Get A Butterfly Tattoo Like Game But On My A**"

February 15, 2011 2:05 PM

Even behind bars, the war of words between incarcerated hip-hop groupie Kat Stacks and West Coast rapper Game wages on.

Continue reading "I'ma Get A Butterfly Tattoo Like Game But On My A**".

50 Cent Cooks Up A New Beef, "I'm Hurt Jimmy & Dre Feel Like That But F*ck It"

February 15, 2011 12:35 PM

G-Unit general 50 Cent's latest onslaught may actually hit close to home, as the controversial rapper announced he has a new diss record in the works aimed at Interscope Records CEO Jimmy Iovine and Aftermath Records head Dr. Dre.

Continue reading 50 Cent Cooks Up A New Beef, "I'm Hurt Jimmy & Dre Feel Like That But F*ck It".

Saigon, "Greatest Story Never Told"

February 15, 2011 12:00 PM

New York mixtape king Saigon releases his debut studio album, The Greatest Story Never Told today.

Continue reading Saigon, "Greatest Story Never Told" .

"I Have Asked & I Pray That My Label Will Release Me"

February 15, 2011 11:35 AM

R&B singer Ciara has publicly addressed rumors claiming that she was dropped from Jive Records this week and said she is seeking a way out from the renowned record label.

Continue reading "I Have Asked & I Pray That My Label Will Release Me".

Wiz Khalifa Wraps Up "Papers" Once & For All

February 15, 2011 11:00 AM

"Black & Yellow" hitmaker Wiz Khalifa has announced the completion of his long-awaited Atlantic Records debut, Rolling Papers, and hinted at a few unexpected touches listeners may find on the album.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Wraps Up "Papers" Once & For All.

"The Kickback": "If You Don't Cop It, We're Gonna Be Mad At You"

February 15, 2011 10:35 AM

[With the upcoming release of The Kickback, Cali Swag District's Yung breaks down his Top 5 reasons why you need to "Dougie" it out to the group's long-awaited debut.]

Continue reading "The Kickback": "If You Don't Cop It, We're Gonna Be Mad At You".

"He Never Got His Chance To Show The World What He Can Do"

February 15, 2011 12:15 AM

[SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After Sheek Louch gave himself the title last week, Saigon crowns Tru Life SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He Never Got His Chance To Show The World What He Can Do".

Cee-Lo Green's Chicken Little Feathers Tickle Justin Bieber

February 15, 2011 12:05 AM

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

Continue reading Cee-Lo Green's Chicken Little Feathers Tickle Justin Bieber.

Photo of the Day: Justin Bieber Blank Stares Cee-Lo Green

February 15, 2011 12:00 AM

It Was All A Dream: Teen hitmaker Justin Bieber stares down Cee-Lo Green's new gear.

Be sure to submit your witty narration in today's SOHH Caption Diss

Kim Kardashian Shook Over Debut Single, "You're Not Gonna Get Beyonce Here"

February 14, 2011 11:10 PM

Television reality star Kim Kardashian has set a three-week deadline for dropping a long-awaited new single called "Turn It Up."

Continue reading Kim Kardashian Shook Over Debut Single, "You're Not Gonna Get Beyonce Here".

Tiny Rides Or Dies For T.I., "If I Could Have, I Would Have [Taken His Charge]"

February 14, 2011 10:15 PM

Incarcerated rapper T.I.'s wife, Tiny, has opened up about her love for the "King of the South" and why she would have sacrificed her own life to help the rapper avoid jail time.

Continue reading Tiny Rides Or Dies For T.I., "If I Could Have, I Would Have [Taken His Charge]".

Canada's Bad News Brown Murdered, "[His] Death Is A Great Loss For The Entire Hip-Hop Community"

February 14, 2011 10:08 PM

Canadian rapper Paul "Bad News Brown" Frappier was reportedly murdered heading into the weekend after police found his corpse in Montreal.

Continue reading Canada's Bad News Brown Murdered, "[His] Death Is A Great Loss For The Entire Hip-Hop Community".

Uncle Luke Wants To Tax That A**, "Strippers & Exotic Dancers Will Be Happy"

February 14, 2011 5:20 PM

Defending his decision to run for mayor of Miami-Dade County, former 2 Live Crew member Luther "Uncle Luke" Campbell has explained why placing a tax on adult entertainment is needed in his hometown.

Continue reading Uncle Luke Wants To Tax That A**, "Strippers & Exotic Dancers Will Be Happy".

Drake Defends Ditching Lil Wayne's "I Am Music II" Tour

February 14, 2011 4:45 PM

Grammy-nominated rapper/singer Drake has come forward to address his absence from Lil Wayne's "I Am Music II" tour despite co-headliners including Young Money's Nicki Minaj and Rick Ross.

Continue reading Drake Defends Ditching Lil Wayne's "I Am Music II" Tour.

Wyclef Jean Shoves Beef W/Hollywood Star In The "Penn"

February 14, 2011 2:05 PM

Gramm-winning rapper Wyclef Jean and Academy Award-winning actor Sean Penn finally placed their past differences aside over the weekend after the their public dispute over the Haitian presidency ignited last summer.

Continue reading Wyclef Jean Shoves Beef W/Hollywood Star In The "Penn".

'Greatest Story Never Told': "This Is Just Blaze's Come Out Party"

February 14, 2011 2:05 PM

[With The Greatest Story Never Told set to drop in 24 hours, Saigon lists the Top 5 reasons why you should go out and purchase his long-awaited debut.]

Continue reading 'Greatest Story Never Told': "This Is Just Blaze's Come Out Party".

Saigon, Keri Hilson, Big Sean & More Talk V-Day Crushes, "I Would Seal The Deal With..."

February 14, 2011 1:15 PM

In honor of Valentine's Day, Saigon, Keri Hilson, Big Sean, Lloyd and more have told SOHH about their celebrity crushes and how they'd like to spend the evening with them if given the opportunity.

Continue reading Saigon, Keri Hilson, Big Sean & More Talk V-Day Crushes, "I Would Seal The Deal With...".

"'Adios Motherf*cker' Is Gonna Be A Hot Track" -Chet 'Haze' Hanks

February 14, 2011 12:05 PM

[With today's release of Hollywood actor Tom Hanks' son Chet Haze's new mixtape, Get Hazed, the rap newcomer kills the stereotypes and proves he is no joke.]

Continue reading "'Adios Motherf*cker' Is Gonna Be A Hot Track" -Chet 'Haze' Hanks.

"I Enjoy Passionate Kisses & Massages & Things Of That Nature"

February 14, 2011 11:25 AM

In light of Valentine's Day, Young Money rap star Drake opened up about his ideal setting for a date with a special someone.

Continue reading "I Enjoy Passionate Kisses & Massages & Things Of That Nature".

Game & Kanye West Say New Artist Grammy Didn't Get Far, "Who Da F*ck Are Y'All?"

February 14, 2011 11:10 AM

Rappers Game and Kanye West voiced their opinions Drake and Justin Bieber being snubbed in the "Best New Artist" category during last night's Grammy Awards. 

Continue reading Game & Kanye West Say New Artist Grammy Didn't Get Far, "Who Da F*ck Are Y'All?".

Nicki Minaj Washes Ashore W/ Snooki, "Did You Know That I'm Obsessed?" [Video]

February 14, 2011 10:45 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj and "Jersey Shore" reality star Snooki finally had a one-on-one encounter over the weekend during the Grammy Awards pre-show in Los Angeles.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Washes Ashore W/ Snooki, "Did You Know That I'm Obsessed?" [Video].

SOHH's Top Hip-Hop Break-Ups

February 14, 2011 12:15 AM

While most people are hugging and kissing this Valentine's Day, we at SOHH are wiping our eyes as we reminisce over the craziest and most puzzling hip-hop group splits from the past 20 years.

Continue reading SOHH's Top Hip-Hop Break-Ups.

Jay-Z & Eminem Dominate Grammy Awards, "Okay, This Is Crazy"

February 14, 2011 12:05 AM

Sunday night's Grammy Awards was highlighted with big wins and tough losses with rap stars Eminem and Jay-Z going home with gold.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Eminem Dominate Grammy Awards, "Okay, This Is Crazy".

Photo of the Day: Hip-Hop Break-Ups

February 14, 2011 12:00 AM

"First the Fat Boys break-up, now every day I wake-up..." -Jay-Z

Celebrate Valentine's Day with SOHH today as we name the Top Hip-Hop Break-Ups of All-Time.

Lil Kim Fires Another 'Warning' At Nicki Minaj, "B*tches Try To Bite, Take Their A** To The Vet" [Audio]

February 13, 2011 10:18 PM

Just hours before dropping her Black Friday mixtape, Brooklyn rap veteran Lil Kim has leaked a track snippet called "Warning" subliminally going after Nicki Minaj.

Continue reading Lil Kim Fires Another 'Warning' At Nicki Minaj, "B*tches Try To Bite, Take Their A** To The Vet" [Audio].

Funkmaster Flex Reveals Past Lil Wayne Friction, "I Always Treated Him Like The Little Guy" [Video]

February 13, 2011 11:58 AM

Embattled New York radio hip-hop jockey Funkmaster Flex recently shed his thoughts on Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne and discussed a previous dispute between the two.

Continue reading Funkmaster Flex Reveals Past Lil Wayne Friction, "I Always Treated Him Like The Little Guy" [Video].

"[For Artists], It Should Be The Scariest Thing In The World"

February 13, 2011 11:01 AM

Black Eyed Peas' member Will.i.am has shared his opinion on the growing popularity of digital retail store iTunes and why artists should be cautious with their technological choices.

Continue reading "[For Artists], It Should Be The Scariest Thing In The World".

T.I. Gives Tiny Whatever She Likes, "As Long As We Have Us, F*ck The World"

February 13, 2011 10:50 AM

Incarcerated rapper T.I. speaks on his undying love for wife Tameka "Tiny" Cottle-Harris and why nothing comes before her in life within the new issue of XXL Magazine.

Continue reading T.I. Gives Tiny Whatever She Likes, "As Long As We Have Us, F*ck The World".

Hollywood Starlet Hires Waka Flocka Mama, "I Spent $2 Million On My Music Career"

February 13, 2011 10:38 AM

Reality series actress Heidi Montag has revealed her new association with rapper Waka Flocka Flame's mother, Debra Antney, and said she is fully confident in her management skills.

Continue reading Hollywood Starlet Hires Waka Flocka Mama, "I Spent $2 Million On My Music Career".

Royce Da 5'9 Slaughters Battle Rap Misconception, "Some Of The Best Records Are Born In Beefs"

February 13, 2011 10:25 AM

Slaughterhouse's Royce Da 5'9 opens up about his perception on rap battles and why beefs have been known to spark some of the best records in hip-hop in the new issue of XXL Magazine.

Continue reading Royce Da 5'9 Slaughters Battle Rap Misconception, "Some Of The Best Records Are Born In Beefs".

Game Loses His Big Papa, "Life's A B*tch & Then You Die"

February 13, 2011 10:14 AM

West Coast rapper Game revealed some sad news heading into the weekend by publicly informing his Twitter followers of a death in his family.

Continue reading Game Loses His Big Papa, "Life's A B*tch & Then You Die".

Photo of the Day: Game Shows Off His Baby Girl

February 13, 2011 12:00 AM

Daddy's Little Girl: West Coast rapper Game shows off his pride and joy.

Photo taken from Game's Twitter

"I Got 7 Grammies At Home, It's Not Like I Need Another One To Validate Myself"

February 12, 2011 11:19 AM

With Grammy night just 24 hours away, OutKast's Big Boi shared his thoughts on the annual ceremony and likelihood of snagging another piece of gold.

Continue reading "I Got 7 Grammies At Home, It's Not Like I Need Another One To Validate Myself".

Meek Mill Defends Riding W/ The Boss, "Rick Ross Got The Whole United States In A Frenzy"

February 12, 2011 11:02 AM

Newly signed Maybach Music Group artist Meek Mill has defended his decision to ride alongside Rick Ross' label and explained what his experience has been like thus far.

Continue reading Meek Mill Defends Riding W/ The Boss, "Rick Ross Got The Whole United States In A Frenzy".

Drake Addresses Roc Nation/Young Money Rumors

February 12, 2011 10:48 AM

Seems like Drake's representative is not the only person in-tune with Young Money/Roc Nation rumors as the platinum-selling rapper has now addressed gossip claiming he is joining Jay-Z's team.

Continue reading Drake Addresses Roc Nation/Young Money Rumors.

Baby Confirms Pending Rick Ross/Maybach Music Deal, "We In Talks Right Now"

February 12, 2011 10:26 AM

Cash Money Records' Baby a.k.a. Birdman has confirmed speculation suggesting he is actively pursuing an opportunity to sign Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group.

Continue reading Baby Confirms Pending Rick Ross/Maybach Music Deal, "We In Talks Right Now".

T.I. Causes Mental Distress After Exposing Dead Body

February 12, 2011 10:01 AM

Incarcerated rapper T.I. continues to catch heat behind bars with reports claiming he is being hit by a lawsuit over exposing a dead corpse on his 2009 television series "T.I.'s Road to Redemption."

Continue reading T.I. Causes Mental Distress After Exposing Dead Body.

Photo of the Day: Saigon & Just Blaze Show Off Their Chemistry

February 12, 2011 12:00 AM

Double Trouble: Saigon and Just Blaze stare down their competition.

Photo taken from Saigon's Twitter

J-Kwon Blames Absence On Baby Mama Drama, "This Kid Looked Like Someone Else" [Audio]

February 11, 2011 10:35 PM

After making headlines last year for being missing, rapper J-Kwon has stepped forward blaming his absence on a baby mama dispute.

Continue reading J-Kwon Blames Absence On Baby Mama Drama, "This Kid Looked Like Someone Else" [Audio].

50 Cent Calls Oprah His Bottom B*tch, "She Listens To Me & Everything"

February 11, 2011 9:05 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has expressed his past frustrations toward veteran television host Oprah Winfrey and how she inspired the name of his female dog.

Continue reading 50 Cent Calls Oprah His Bottom B*tch, "She Listens To Me & Everything".

Drake Hops From Young Money For Young Hov, Rep Speaks Out

February 11, 2011 5:10 PM

After speculation of Drake ditching his Young Money team to pursue a deal with Jay-Z's Roc Nation hit the Internet today, a representative from his camp has denied all allegations.

Continue reading Drake Hops From Young Money For Young Hov, Rep Speaks Out.

Baby On Super Bowl $1 Mil Win, "I Already Spent That Money On..."

February 11, 2011 4:45 PM

Cash Money Records' Baby a.k.a. Birdman has wasted no time in running through his Super Bowl XLV bet by cashing in the $1 million earnings on a luxury Maybach vehicle.

Continue reading Baby On Super Bowl $1 Mil Win, "I Already Spent That Money On...".

"Without Just Blaze, A Lot Of N*ggas [Wouldn't] Have Careers"

February 11, 2011 3:50 PM

With Saigon's Greatest Story Never Told finally just days away from its release date, the "Yard Father" told SOHH why his close friend and executive producer Just Blaze deserves more shine than he's previously received.

Continue reading "Without Just Blaze, A Lot Of N*ggas [Wouldn't] Have Careers".

Dr. Dre Drops A Rock On Delayed "Detox" LP

February 11, 2011 2:25 PM

West Coast renowned producer Dr. Dre displayed some home state love this week by recruiting fellow Los Angeles rapper Jay Rock for a Detox collabo session.

Continue reading Dr. Dre Drops A Rock On Delayed "Detox" LP.

Amber Rose & Cassie Trade Nude Pics, Rihanna's "S&M" Tantrum: Fact Or Fiction, Rick Ross Is Still The Boss

February 11, 2011 12:15 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we rank Amber Rose and Cassie's leaked nude photos, ponder whether or not Rihanna's "outrage" is real or staged, crown Rick Ross "Doggy of the Week" for what he did these last seven days and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Amber Rose & Cassie Trade Nude Pics, Rihanna's "S&M" Tantrum: Fact Or Fiction, Rick Ross Is Still The Boss.

Tupac Biopic Filming Locations Revealed

February 11, 2011 11:42 AM

The filming locations for a Tupac Shakur biopic have been revealed and show the late rapper's life story being told from Los Angeles, Georgia and more regions.

Continue reading Tupac Biopic Filming Locations Revealed.

Eminem Helps Dr. Dre Make Decade-Long Return To TV

February 11, 2011 9:58 AM

Renowned hip-hop producer Dr. Dre will make his first live television performance in over ten years alongside Eminem at this weekend's Grammy Awards.

Continue reading Eminem Helps Dr. Dre Make Decade-Long Return To TV.

Jay-Z & Kanye West Invade NYC Hotel, "They Took Over At Least One Whole Floor"

February 11, 2011 9:40 AM

Grammy-winning rappers Jay-Z and Kanye West's aim to push out their Watch the Throne duet album sooner than later is evident with reports claiming the music stars took over an entire New York City hotel floor this week.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Kanye West Invade NYC Hotel, "They Took Over At Least One Whole Floor".

"He Wasn't Shy About Agreeing To Go Naked"

February 11, 2011 9:27 AM

Southern rapper Waka Flocka Flame is so serious about animal rights that he is willing to go nude to spark awareness for PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals).

Continue reading "He Wasn't Shy About Agreeing To Go Naked".

Rihanna Lets Chris Brown Creep Closer, "I Would've Sworn He Beat Your A** By How Upset You Are!"

February 11, 2011 8:54 AM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna has approved Chris Brown's request to have a restraining order lowered allowing her ex-boyfriend to lessen his distance.

Continue reading Rihanna Lets Chris Brown Creep Closer, "I Would've Sworn He Beat Your A** By How Upset You Are!".

"I'm Fire Right Now & Every Time You Hear Me, It's Been Crazier"

February 11, 2011 12:15 AM

[As Valentine's Day approaches, for this week only SOHH will highlight artists so in love with the man in the mirror that they decided to speak on why they feel they are unappreciated. After Cassidy gave himself the title yesterday, Sheek Louch now crowns himself SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "I'm Fire Right Now & Every Time You Hear Me, It's Been Crazier".

Photo of the Day: Snoop Dogg Chills W/ The Captain

February 11, 2011 12:00 AM

Purp & Yellow: Snoop Dogg checks in with Captain Morgan at a Lakers game for a One Million poses challenge.

Photo submitted by Taylor Strategy

Jim Jones Busted By Topless Texas Girls [Video]

February 10, 2011 6:10 PM

Diplomat Jim Jones might be ballin' these days but lawyers are also callin' with a lawsuit pertaining to filming topless Texas women without permission in his new "Summertime" music video.

Continue reading Jim Jones Busted By Topless Texas Girls [Video].

GZA Squeezed Out Juice Crew Shot, "[He] Turned Down Being One Of The Members"

February 10, 2011 5:40 PM

The legendary Juice Crew, consisting of rap pioneers such as Kool G Rap and Biz Markie, reportedly offered Wu-Tang Clan's GZA a chance to join the infamous clique back in the day, according to Raekwon.

Continue reading GZA Squeezed Out Juice Crew Shot, "[He] Turned Down Being One Of The Members".

Cee-Lo Kills Grammy Award Categories, "I Don't Even Know The Difference Between The Two"

February 10, 2011 5:25 PM

Southern rapper/singer Cee-Lo Green recently spoke on his 2011 Grammy nods, and discussed his confusion with a couple of the show's categories.

Continue reading Cee-Lo Kills Grammy Award Categories, "I Don't Even Know The Difference Between The Two".

Keri Hilson Measures Up Kim Kardashian's Music Career Run, "How Do We Know It's True?"

February 10, 2011 4:45 PM

With the buzz surrounding Kim Kardashian's foray into music continuing to grow, SOHH chopped it up with R&B hitmaker Keri Hilson to get her take on the reality star's new career path.

Continue reading Keri Hilson Measures Up Kim Kardashian's Music Career Run, "How Do We Know It's True?".

Big Sean On Kanye West's Phone Phobia, "He's A Weird Guy Like That"

February 10, 2011 4:10 PM

After teenage pop star Justin Bieber spilled the beans on Kanye West's telephonobia earlier this week, SOHH called up G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean to get the real scoop on his boss' dial-up fears.

Continue reading Big Sean On Kanye West's Phone Phobia, "He's A Weird Guy Like That".

Lil Wayne's "6 Foot 7 Foot" Music Video Comes Up Short

February 10, 2011 1:35 PM

Turns out Lil Wayne will make fans wait a bit longer for his "6 Foot, 7 Foot" music video as new reports suggest tonight's MTV premiere has been postponed.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's "6 Foot 7 Foot" Music Video Comes Up Short.

Wiz Khalifa On Swallowing Super Bowl L, "We'll Get 'Em Next Time"

February 10, 2011 12:40 PM

"Black & Yellow" hitmaker Wiz Khalifa has finally shared his reaction to last weekend's Super Bowl after his hometown team, the Pittsburgh Steelers, came up short of the championship trophy.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa On Swallowing Super Bowl L, "We'll Get 'Em Next Time".

SOHH's Favorite J Dilla Beats

February 10, 2011 10:40 AM

As today marks the fifth anniversary of the passing of legendary beatsmith J Dilla, SOHH provides a list of our favorite (but not limited to) Jay Dee-produced instrumentals and tracks, as well as a few of the freestyles he inspired.

Continue reading SOHH's Favorite J Dilla Beats.

"I've Teamed W/ 1-800-Flowers To Ensure All My Dudes Get Some A** This Valentine's Day"

February 10, 2011 9:02 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj may represent for her Barbies but the platinum-selling rapper has decided to look after her male fans in light of Valentine's Day next week.

Continue reading "I've Teamed W/ 1-800-Flowers To Ensure All My Dudes Get Some A** This Valentine's Day".

Birdman Finally Responds To Jay-Z's "Baby Money" Diss

February 10, 2011 8:35 AM

Cash Money Records' Birdman finally decided to respond back to Jay-Z's "Baby Money" reference on the new "H.A.M." single by insisting he will keep his money flowing.

Continue reading Birdman Finally Responds To Jay-Z's "Baby Money" Diss.

Diddy & Cassie Nude Photos Leak

February 10, 2011 8:10 AM

Nude photos of rumored hip-hop couple Diddy and Cassie have leaked online and show the two artists being overly intimate with one another.

Continue reading Diddy & Cassie Nude Photos Leak.

Ja Rule's Gun Possession Fate Revealed On B.I.G.'s Anniversary

February 10, 2011 7:55 AM

New York rapper Ja Rule will learn his fate for a gun possession charge on the upcoming anniversary of the passing of late rap legend, The Notorious B.I.G.

Continue reading Ja Rule's Gun Possession Fate Revealed On B.I.G.'s Anniversary.

"I'm Like The Floyd Mayweather, Jr. With It"

February 10, 2011 12:15 AM

[As Valentine's Day approaches, for this week only SOHH will highlight artists so in love with the man in the mirror that they decided to speak on why they feel they are unappreciated. After AZ gave himself the title yesterday, Cassidy now crowns himself SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "I'm Like The Floyd Mayweather, Jr. With It".

Photo of the Day: Erykah Badu Takes Some R&R

February 10, 2011 12:00 AM

Window Seat: Erykah Badu relaxes at House of Hennessy Remixed Super Bowl party in Arlington, Texas.

Photo submitted from Gina Torres

Lloyd Applauds Rihanna & Keri Hilson's Racy Music Videos, "[We're] Exploring Our Sexualities On-Camera"

February 9, 2011 11:10 PM

With R&B coming under fire with sexually-charged music videos from Rihanna and Keri Hilson as of late, SOHH hit up Lloyd to get his take on his genre getting slammed for perceived controversial content.

Continue reading Lloyd Applauds Rihanna & Keri Hilson's Racy Music Videos, "[We're] Exploring Our Sexualities On-Camera".

Black Rob Blacks Out, "I'm Not Second To Ross, Red Cafe, Nicki [Or] Nobody" [Video]

February 9, 2011 5:30 PM

Former Bad Boy Records artist Black Rob has blacked out on his naysayers by reminding them of his presence in the rap game and cemented place in hip-hop.

Continue reading Black Rob Blacks Out, "I'm Not Second To Ross, Red Cafe, Nicki [Or] Nobody" [Video].

The-Dream Wakes Up From Retirement Fantasy

February 9, 2011 5:21 PM

R&B singer The-Dream has decided to break his own promise of retiring after last year's Love King solo album release by announcing plans to hit the studio again for another LP.

Continue reading The-Dream Wakes Up From Retirement Fantasy.

Game Can't Bling Bling Outta $91K Jewelry Debt

February 9, 2011 3:35 PM

West Coast rapper Game will have to once again dig into his pockets to handle a legal matter relating to unpaid expenses for customized jewelry.

Continue reading Game Can't Bling Bling Outta $91K Jewelry Debt.

Drake Says Respect His L'Chaim, "I'm The Best Jew To Ever Do It"

February 9, 2011 3:30 PM

Young Money star Drake has taken pride his heritage to the next level by proclaiming himself as one of the best Jewish entertainers of all time.

Continue reading Drake Says Respect His L'Chaim, "I'm The Best Jew To Ever Do It".

Big Sean Confused Over G.O.O.D. Music Debut Release, "That Can't Be Right"

February 9, 2011 3:10 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean has addressed recent reports suggesting his long-awaited solo debut, Finally Famous: The Album, will definitely drop in March.

Continue reading Big Sean Confused Over G.O.O.D. Music Debut Release, "That Can't Be Right".

Sheek Louch Keeps The Wu-Block Flag Waving [Video]

February 9, 2011 1:40 PM

After initial buzz developed over the possibility of a D-Block-meets-Wu-Tang album coming to fruition, The LOX's Sheek Louch tells fans the compilation project is still under construction.

Continue reading Sheek Louch Keeps The Wu-Block Flag Waving [Video].

Matisyahu Sends Mazel Tov Wishes To Shyne

February 9, 2011 1:10 PM

As Shyne steadily embraces Judaism, SOHH reached to Jewish reggae artist Matisyahu to get his reaction to the former Bad Boy artist's new lifestyle.

Continue reading Matisyahu Sends Mazel Tov Wishes To Shyne.

Nicki Minaj Pinks Out A Milli, Eminem Inches Back Into Top 10, Kanye West Flirts W/ Platinum

February 9, 2011 12:10 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Nicki Minaj touches down at over a million copies sold, Eminem sneaks back into the Top 10 and Kanye West's Fantasy comes up just short of a milli, a milli, a milli.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Pinks Out A Milli, Eminem Inches Back Into Top 10, Kanye West Flirts W/ Platinum.

Eve Hates Her Old Self, "I Can't Pretend To Be That Girl Anymore"

February 9, 2011 11:50 AM

Philadelphia rapper Eve recently spoke on her quest to etch out her rap identity post-Ruff Ryders era, explaining her evolution as an artist.

Continue reading Eve Hates Her Old Self, "I Can't Pretend To Be That Girl Anymore".

Rick Ross Lets Another Artist Ride In The Maybach, "I'm A Boss" [Video]

February 9, 2011 11:25 AM

Southern rapper Rick Ross continues to expand his growing Maybach Music Group roster by adding Philadelphia-based rapper Meek Mill to his crew.

Continue reading Rick Ross Lets Another Artist Ride In The Maybach, "I'm A Boss" [Video].

"How Does [Kanye West] Not Use A Phone?"

February 9, 2011 11:05 AM

Pop sensation Justin Bieber recently reflected on collaborating with Grammy-winning rapper/producer Kanye West and discussed the controversial artist's fear of phones.

Continue reading "How Does [Kanye West] Not Use A Phone?".

Andre 3000 Greenlights Ke$ha's MC Skills, "[She] Could Definitely Have A Career As A Rapper"

February 9, 2011 10:45 AM

Pop singer Ke$ha recently opened up about her new "Sleazy" remix collaboration with Outkast's Andre 3000 and detailed how she was able to snag the elusive ATLien for a cameo.

Continue reading Andre 3000 Greenlights Ke$ha's MC Skills, "[She] Could Definitely Have A Career As A Rapper".

"I Have All Of The Qualifications Of What Makes An MC"

February 9, 2011 12:15 AM

[As Valentine's Day approaches, this week SOHH will highlight artists so in love with the man in the mirror that they decided to speak on why they feel they are unappreciated. After Twista gave himself the title yesterday, AZ now crowns himself SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "I Have All Of The Qualifications Of What Makes An MC".

Photo of the Day: Tech N9ne & Lil Wayne Hit The Studio

February 9, 2011 12:00 AM

From My Block To Yours: Tech N9ne and Lil Wayne hit the studio.

Photo taken from Tech N9ne's Twitter

Eminem Doubtful About Grammy Night, "He Doesn't Think He's Gonna Win Anything"

February 8, 2011 10:50 PM

Although Grammy-winning rapper Eminem leads this year's annual ceremony with 10 nominations, Slim Shady is doubtful he will once again walk away from next weekend's Grammy Awards with gold.

Continue reading Eminem Doubtful About Grammy Night, "He Doesn't Think He's Gonna Win Anything".

Rihanna Outraged W/ "S&M" Censorship, "Are You F*cking Kidding Me???"

February 8, 2011 9:50 PM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna has continued to display her discontent with the controversy surrounding her racy "S&M" song as now the record has been renamed in the United Kingdom.

Continue reading Rihanna Outraged W/ "S&M" Censorship, "Are You F*cking Kidding Me???".

Lloyd Says His "Heart" Isn't In The Right Place

February 8, 2011 5:50 PM

Despite new reports suggesting Lloyd's long-awaited King of Hearts album has been pushed back to April, the former Murder Inc. artist informs SOHH he has yet to confirm a release date.

Continue reading Lloyd Says His "Heart" Isn't In The Right Place .

Amber Rose's Naked Photos Leak Online [Video]

February 8, 2011 5:40 PM

Video vixen Amber Rose has fallen victim to online hackers as a flurry of naked self-portraits of herself have begun circulating across the Internet.

Continue reading Amber Rose's Naked Photos Leak Online [Video].

Drake Makes Enough Sacrifices To Take Care Of His Dream

February 8, 2011 4:55 PM

Young Money's Drake has taken to his blog to updated fans on his musical ventures and expressed that he is solely focused on releasing his upcoming sophomore LP, Take Care.

Continue reading Drake Makes Enough Sacrifices To Take Care Of His Dream.

"F*ck The Numbers & All That Other Sh*t, Did I Give You Quality Work?"

February 8, 2011 4:10 PM

As the Wu-Tang Clan flag still waves in the air after maintaining nearly 20 years of relevancy, SOHH recently spoke to Raekwon to get his perspective on longevity in the rap game.

Continue reading "F*ck The Numbers & All That Other Sh*t, Did I Give You Quality Work?".

Slaughterhouse, "Slaughterhouse EP"

February 8, 2011 3:15 PM

Lyrical foursome Slaughterhouse, consisting of Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz, Crooked I and Royce Da 5'9, quench rap thirsts with the release of their self-titled EP today.

Continue reading Slaughterhouse, "Slaughterhouse EP".

Fat Joe Dodges 50 Cent's 'Death Blow' Punch [Video]

February 8, 2011 1:20 PM

Bronx-bred rapper Fat Joe recently opened up about 50 Cent's past claims suggesting that Joey Crack's run in hip-hop has finally come to an end.

Continue reading Fat Joe Dodges 50 Cent's 'Death Blow' Punch [Video].

Freeway Ricky Ross Still Wants The Boss, "I'm A Different Animal Than Most People Walking The Street Now"

February 8, 2011 12:30 PM

Former drug kingpin Ricky "Freeway" Ross has re-emerged to continue his quest to take down Def Jam rapper Rick Ross for using his alias without permission.

Continue reading Freeway Ricky Ross Still Wants The Boss, "I'm A Different Animal Than Most People Walking The Street Now".

RZA Won't Break Game's Heart, "I Could Never Take [Him] To Court"

February 8, 2011 11:45 AM

Wu-Tang Clan's RZA has clarified his issues with Game over a legal dispute surrounding the rapper's use of the "Heartbreaker" beat on the recently released Purp & Patron mixtape without permission.

Continue reading RZA Won't Break Game's Heart, "I Could Never Take [Him] To Court".

Amber Rose Speaks On Why Her Modeling Contract Ended

February 8, 2011 11:20 AM

Video vixen Amber Rose has come forward to clarify recent reports suggesting she was released from her contract with Ford Models.

Continue reading Amber Rose Speaks On Why Her Modeling Contract Ended .

Waka Flocka Flame Rides For His Dogs, "Would You Want Someone Just To Walk Up & Skin Your Kid?"

February 8, 2011 10:45 AM

Controversial rapper Waka Flocka Flame has become the latest celebrity to align and collaborate with animal rights organization PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals).

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame Rides For His Dogs, "Would You Want Someone Just To Walk Up & Skin Your Kid?".

"When You Start Looking At Longevity, [The] Name Will Come Up"

February 8, 2011 12:15 AM

[As Valentine's Day approaches, this week SOHH will highlight artists so in love with the man in the mirror that they decided to speak on why they feel they are unappreciated. After Raekwon gave himself the title yesterday, Twista now crowns himself SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "When You Start Looking At Longevity, [The] Name Will Come Up".

Wiz Khalifa Lost Without Amber Rose Or Upset W/ His Steelers?

February 8, 2011 12:05 AM

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

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Lost Without Amber Rose Or Upset W/ His Steelers?.

Photo of the Day: Wiz Khalifa Looks Down & Out (Caption Diss)

February 8, 2011 12:00 AM

Black & Yellowed Out: Wiz Khalifa takes a breather with some down time.

Be sure to submit your witty narration in today's SOHH Caption Diss.

DJ Khaled Stays In-House For Cash Money Debut

February 7, 2011 9:00 PM

DJ Khaled recently opened up about his forthcoming We the Best Forever compilation album and an intent to keep his Cash Money Records debut in-house.

Continue reading DJ Khaled Stays In-House For Cash Money Debut.

Waka Flocka Flame Names His Top 5 Favorite Rappers, "Nas' Lyrics Will Educate You"

February 7, 2011 5:06 PM

Southern rapper Waka Flocka Flame has revealed his Top 5 all-time favorite rappers ranging from the late Tupac Shakur and Eazy-E to Nas and Jay-Z.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame Names His Top 5 Favorite Rappers, "Nas' Lyrics Will Educate You".

"Live At Stubb's, Vol. II": "I Just Remember Sticking It"

February 7, 2011 4:10 PM

[With the new release of Live At Stubb's, Volume II, reggae/rap artist Matisyahu breaks down the Top 5 reasons you need this live album in your collection.]

Continue reading "Live At Stubb's, Vol. II": "I Just Remember Sticking It".

Lil Wayne's "6 Foot 7 Foot" Stomps To The Small Screen

February 7, 2011 3:40 PM

Young Money's Lil Wayne will reportedly premiere a music video for his "6 Foot 7 Foot" Carter IV lead single this week.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's "6 Foot 7 Foot" Stomps To The Small Screen.

Birdman Flies Away W/ Huge Super Bowl Winnings, "Ching Ching You Ducks"

February 7, 2011 3:20 PM

Cash Money Records' Birdman has kept true to his word about betting a million dollars on last night's Super Bowl match-up and said he has already cashed in his winnings.

Continue reading Birdman Flies Away W/ Huge Super Bowl Winnings, "Ching Ching You Ducks".

"People Were Really Doubting Big Pun & Labels Didn't Want To Sign Him"

February 7, 2011 3:10 PM

[In honor of today marking the 11th anniversary of Big Pun's passing, Big Pun: The Legacy director Vlad Yudin sheds light on the late Terror Squad member's run in hip-hop.]

Continue reading "People Were Really Doubting Big Pun & Labels Didn't Want To Sign Him".

Funkmaster Flex's Wife Addresses Assault Arrest

February 7, 2011 2:15 PM

Days after New York radio host Funkmaster Flex was arrested for allegedly assaulting his wife, Monica Joseph-Taylor has now discussed the incident.

Continue reading Funkmaster Flex's Wife Addresses Assault Arrest.

T-Pain Gets No Respect, "Y'All Can Suck A Fart Out A Homeless Man's A**"

February 7, 2011 2:05 PM

Grammy-winning rapper/singer T-Pain has voiced his grievances on Twitter in light of recently becoming the latest victim of music hackers, and has decided to beat them to the punch by releasing tracks off of his forthcoming Revolver solo LP.

Continue reading T-Pain Gets No Respect, "Y'All Can Suck A Fart Out A Homeless Man's A**".

"I Don't Think G-Unit Turned Over A New Leaf, Some Things Get Exhausted"

February 7, 2011 1:50 PM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks recently spoke on why loyalty reigns supreme in the  50 Cent-led crew.

Continue reading "I Don't Think G-Unit Turned Over A New Leaf, Some Things Get Exhausted".

Will.i.am & Perez Hilton Squash Beef

February 7, 2011 11:30 AM

Past enemies Will.i.am and Perez Hilton officially ended their past feud after the controversial media personality applauded last night's Black Eyed Peas' Super Bowl halftime performance.

Continue reading Will.i.am & Perez Hilton Squash Beef.

"J.Dilla Is The Greatest Producer That I've Ever Met"

February 7, 2011 11:05 AM

[As today marks what would have been J Dilla's 37th birthday, Busta Rhymes recalls how the iconic hip-hop producer's undying love for music prevailed until his final days.]

Continue reading "J.Dilla Is The Greatest Producer That I've Ever Met".

N.O.R.E. No Longer On The Run, "Asked My Girl To Marry Me And She Said..."

February 7, 2011 10:35 AM

CNN's Noreaga announced he and his girlfriend's impending nuptials over the weekend.

Continue reading N.O.R.E. No Longer On The Run, "Asked My Girl To Marry Me And She Said...".

"I Think People Are Paying Attention But I Don't Think N*ggas Is Getting It Yet"

February 7, 2011 12:15 AM

[As Valentine's Day approaches, this week SOHH will highlight artists so in love with the man in the mirror that they decided to speak on why they feel they are unappreciated. Today, Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon crowns himself SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "I Think People Are Paying Attention But I Don't Think N*ggas Is Getting It Yet".

Photo of the Day: Lil Wayne Celebrates The Super Bowl

February 7, 2011 12:00 AM

Green & Yellow: Young Money's Lil Wayne picks the winning team at the Packers/Steelers Super Bowl game.

Photo taken from Mack Maine's Twitter

Game, Rosa Acosta, Kim Kardashian, Xzibit & More React To Super Bowl Win

February 6, 2011 10:38 PM

Moments after the Green Bay Packers shocked fans by defeating the Pittsburgh Steelers in Sunday's Super Bowl match-up, reactions from Game, Rosa Acosta, Kim Kardashian, Xzibit and more entertainment personalities flooded Twitter.

Continue reading Game, Rosa Acosta, Kim Kardashian, Xzibit & More React To Super Bowl Win.

DJ Scratch Names His Top 5 Favorite DJ's, "[He's] One Of The Most Advanced DJ's Of Our Time" [Video]

February 6, 2011 9:17 PM

Renowned hitmaker DJ Scratch has named his all-time five favorite deejays ranging from hip-hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash to DJ Jazzy Jeff.

Continue reading DJ Scratch Names His Top 5 Favorite DJ's, "[He's] One Of The Most Advanced DJ's Of Our Time" [Video].

Shawnna Hates Nicki Minaj/Lil Kim Beef, "I Don't Really Think It's A Situation Where Nicki Stole Anything" [Audio]

February 6, 2011 8:27 PM

Former Disturbin' Tha Peace artist Shawnna recently weighed in on the tensions between Nicki Minaj and Lil Kim and why she cannot stand their current rap beef.

Continue reading Shawnna Hates Nicki Minaj/Lil Kim Beef, "I Don't Really Think It's A Situation Where Nicki Stole Anything" [Audio].

Lil Wayne Pays Back Uncle Sam $1.13 Mil

February 6, 2011 6:38 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has paid back Uncle Sam a lump sum in the amount of $1.13 million relating to back taxes owed to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Continue reading Lil Wayne Pays Back Uncle Sam $1.13 Mil.

Birdman Drops A Milli On The Super Bowl [Video]

February 6, 2011 1:24 PM

Cash Money Records' Birdman will be watching tonight's Super Bowl match-up against the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers with a million dollar bet on the line.

Continue reading Birdman Drops A Milli On The Super Bowl [Video].

Rihanna Catches Heat For Ripping Off "S&M" Racy Content

February 6, 2011 9:30 AM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna has caught more heat over her touchy "S&M" music video after new allegations claim the video vixen and her director intentionally ripped off its look.

Continue reading Rihanna Catches Heat For Ripping Off "S&M" Racy Content.

Wale Explains Maybach Music Deal, "Roc Nation Still Handles The Business!"

February 6, 2011 9:13 AM

Newly signed Maybach Music Group artist Wale has clarified his deal with Rick Ross and said despite the move, he still has a business arrangement with Jay-Z's Roc Nation entertainment company.

Continue reading Wale Explains Maybach Music Deal, "Roc Nation Still Handles The Business!".

Photo of the Day: Rick Ross Is Ready For The Super Bowl

February 6, 2011 12:00 AM

Game Time: Rick Ross shows he is ready for the Super Bowl.

Photo taken from Rick Ross' Twitter

Kanye West Gets Up Close & Personal W/ Hollywood Starlet

February 5, 2011 9:25 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West showed off his Hollywood pass this weekend after being spotted with actress Lindsay Lohan in California.

Continue reading Kanye West Gets Up Close & Personal W/ Hollywood Starlet.

"When [Dr. Dre] First Started Talking About 'Detox,' I Had The First Joint On That Album"

February 5, 2011 9:06 PM

With the anticipation for Dr. Dre's delayed Detox continuing to grow, contributing producer Nottz recently opened up about the project's initial creation.

Continue reading "When [Dr. Dre] First Started Talking About 'Detox,' I Had The First Joint On That Album".

Rick Ross Officially Signs New Maybach Music Artist, "The Ink Is Finally Dry"

February 5, 2011 12:05 PM

After weeks of speculation and rumor, Rick Ross has officially inked Roc Nation's Wale to his own Maybach Music artist roster.

Continue reading Rick Ross Officially Signs New Maybach Music Artist, "The Ink Is Finally Dry".

Bruno Mars Plans Valentine's Day Date In Court

February 5, 2011 11:53 AM

Pop singer Bruno Mars will be spending his Valentine's Day in court later this month to announce a guilty plea in relation to a 2010 drug possession arrest.

Continue reading Bruno Mars Plans Valentine's Day Date In Court.

Big Boi Keeps Wheels Spinning For "Sir Lucious" Follow-Up

February 5, 2011 11:39 AM

OutKast's Big Boi has decided to keep the wheels spinning since dropping his long-awaited Sir Lucious Left Foot debut solo album last summer by placing another LP into full gear.

Continue reading Big Boi Keeps Wheels Spinning For "Sir Lucious" Follow-Up.

Maino Defends Calling Out Twitter Hater, "You're A Little Girl & I'm A Grown Man" [Video]

February 5, 2011 11:13 AM

After catching heads in late December for publicly calling out a Twitter hater, Maino has stepped forward to clarify his motivation for addressing a critical hip-hop fan in a New Jersey mall.

Continue reading Maino Defends Calling Out Twitter Hater, "You're A Little Girl & I'm A Grown Man" [Video].

Snoop Dogg & Game Take Opposing Super Bowl Sides, "You Gotta Go W/ The Team W/ The G's On Their Helmet"

February 5, 2011 10:53 AM

With the annual Super Bowl match-up just 24 hours away, West Coast rappers Game and Snoop Dogg have wasted no time revealing who they are rooting for in the Pittsburgh Steelers versus Green Bay Packers showdown.

Continue reading Snoop Dogg & Game Take Opposing Super Bowl Sides, "You Gotta Go W/ The Team W/ The G's On Their Helmet".

Photo of the Day: Wiz Khalifa & Joell Ortiz Blow Smoke

February 5, 2011 12:00 AM

Up In Smoke: Wiz Khalifa and Joell Ortiz represent their sets.

Photo taken from Joell Ortiz's Twitter

Game Says Nas Keeps Going Ghost, "The N*gga Disappeared On Me"

February 4, 2011 7:15 PM

West Coast rapper Game recently discussed his relationship with New York rap veteran Nas and the status of a rumored upcoming collaboration project.

Continue reading Game Says Nas Keeps Going Ghost, "The N*gga Disappeared On Me".

Rihanna's "S&M" Director Defends Banned Video's Ball Gags, "We Just Went For It & Didn't Care"

February 4, 2011 5:25 PM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's "S&M" music video director has stepped forward to defend its controversial content and being banned in nearly a dozen countries.

Continue reading Rihanna's "S&M" Director Defends Banned Video's Ball Gags, "We Just Went For It & Didn't Care".

Funkmaster Flex Arrested In NYC, "Flex Pushed Her, Tried To Break Her Phone & Sent Threatening Messages"

February 4, 2011 5:00 PM

Today, controversial radio personality Funkmaster Flex was reportedly arrested in New York City for allegedly assaulting a woman.

Continue reading Funkmaster Flex Arrested In NYC, "Flex Pushed Her, Tried To Break Her Phone & Sent Threatening Messages".

J. Lo Admits To Being A Young Money Groupie, "[Lil Wayne] Might Be The Best"

February 4, 2011 4:50 PM

Actress/entrepeneur Jennifer "J. Lo" Lopez recently opened up about her respect for the Young Money label, and explained why the crew's leader, Lil Wayne, may be the best rapper out right now.

Continue reading J. Lo Admits To Being A Young Money Groupie, "[Lil Wayne] Might Be The Best".

"Because Of Puff's Past & His Track Record, People Tend To Think I'm Stupid"

February 4, 2011 3:50 PM

Dirty Money's Dawn Richard recently talked about recording as an artist on Bad Boy Records and why she chose to align herself with Diddy despite the rap mogul's criticized work ethics.

Continue reading "Because Of Puff's Past & His Track Record, People Tend To Think I'm Stupid".

Lupe Fiasco Beams "Lasers" Star-Studded Guest List

February 4, 2011 2:55 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco has rolled out an official tracklist for his upcoming Lasers album, boasting guest features from Trey Songz, John Legend and Skylar Grey.

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Beams "Lasers" Star-Studded Guest List.

Taylor Swift Spits Pink Bars, "I Just Rapped Acappella Very Badly" [Video]

February 4, 2011 2:40 PM

Country music star Taylor Swift displayed her admiration for Young Money's Nicki Minaj this week by rapping a few of the rapper's Pink Friday debut album lyrics over the airwaves.

Continue reading Taylor Swift Spits Pink Bars, "I Just Rapped Acappella Very Badly" [Video].

Somaya Reece Rates Eminem, Rick Ross, 50 Cent & More, "I Hope These Guys Don't Get Pissed Off At Me!"

February 4, 2011 1:45 PM

Rapper Somaya Reece recently gave her opinions on the appearances of various rap stars, ranging from established acts such as Eminem, Rick Ross and 50 Cent, to newcomers like Wiz Khalifa and Waka Flocka Flame.

Continue reading Somaya Reece Rates Eminem, Rick Ross, 50 Cent & More, "I Hope These Guys Don't Get Pissed Off At Me!".

"I Think We Can Stimulate The Economy W/ A Tax On Strippers"

February 4, 2011 1:20 PM

Rap veteran Uncle Luke's frustrations with his Miami hometown has reached an all-time high, and has inspired his quest for a seat in the city's mayoral office.

Continue reading "I Think We Can Stimulate The Economy W/ A Tax On Strippers".

"They Underestimate Me Because I Am A Rapper"

February 4, 2011 12:40 PM

Southern producer/rapper Lil Jon recently opened up about his stint on "Celebrity Apprentice" and how his career as a rap artist allowed people to view him negatively on the television show.

Continue reading "They Underestimate Me Because I Am A Rapper".

Wiz Khalifa's P.I.M.P. Status Upgraded, Game Can't Protect His Neck From RZA, Nicki Minaj Creeps To The Top

February 4, 2011 12:20 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we admire Wiz Khalifa for going from limp to pimp, peep Game dodging liquid swords straight out of Shaolin, applaud Nicki Minaj's latest accomplishments, and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa's P.I.M.P. Status Upgraded, Game Can't Protect His Neck From RZA, Nicki Minaj Creeps To The Top.

Tashera Simmons Talks Life Without DMX

February 4, 2011 11:50 AM

DMX's ex-wife Tashera Simons recently spoke on living without the incarcerated rapper and what she has been up to since separating from him last year.

Continue reading Tashera Simmons Talks Life Without DMX.

Juelz Santana Calls Drug Bust A Joke, "They Put Me Out As Selling Dime Bags Of Weed" [Audio]

February 4, 2011 11:15 AM

Hours after being arrested on multiple drug and weapon charges, Dipset's Juelz Santana has come forward to speak on his publicized incarceration and defending his image.

Continue reading Juelz Santana Calls Drug Bust A Joke, "They Put Me Out As Selling Dime Bags Of Weed" [Audio].

Photo of the Day: Ja Rule Shows Off His Money Stacks

February 4, 2011 12:00 AM

Straight To The Bank: Ja Rule shows off his loose change.

Photo taken from Ja Rule's Twitter

50 Cent Takes Names On "Ferrari" Freestyle, "Ask Nas, Kelis Was The Illest Ether"

February 3, 2011 6:40 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent continues his name-dropping ways on a new freestyle called "Old 2003 Ferrari" where he takes jabs at Kanye West, Wiz Khalifa and Nas.

Continue reading 50 Cent Takes Names On "Ferrari" Freestyle, "Ask Nas, Kelis Was The Illest Ether".

Scarface Accused Of Being A Deadbeat, Locked Behind Bars Since Oct '10

February 3, 2011 5:50 PM

Southern rapper Scarface has reportedly been out of the media spotlight for the past few months serving time behind bars on legal issues relating to unpaid child support.

Continue reading Scarface Accused Of Being A Deadbeat, Locked Behind Bars Since Oct '10.

Diddy Unwraps Maybach B-Day Present, "I Don't Know Where These Rumors Start"

February 3, 2011 5:31 PM

Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy has come forward to deny recent reports claiming he purchased his son, Justin Combs, another Maybach vehicle for his 17th birthday last December.

Continue reading Diddy Unwraps Maybach B-Day Present, "I Don't Know Where These Rumors Start".

50 Cent Gets Richer As 2003 Debut Hits 8x Platinum

February 3, 2011 5:30 PM

G-Unit general 50 Cent's 2003 debut, Get Rich Or Die Tryin', has continues to push units as the LP officially reached the eight-million-sold mark this week.

Continue reading 50 Cent Gets Richer As 2003 Debut Hits 8x Platinum.

Becoming Eminem's Hype Man Was Tough, "That's Always Been Proof"

February 3, 2011 4:50 PM

D12's Mr. Porter recently opened up about his relationship with Eminem and how initially difficult it was to become the rap star's hype man following the passing of group member Proof in 20006.

Continue reading Becoming Eminem's Hype Man Was Tough, "That's Always Been Proof".

Nicki Minaj On Lil Wayne Staying Drug Free, "When You're Not Getting High, You Have To Deal W/ Reality" [Video]

February 3, 2011 4:30 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj recently weighed in on Lil Wayne's decision to abstain from drug use, and the impact it has had on his life and work ethic.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj On Lil Wayne Staying Drug Free, "When You're Not Getting High, You Have To Deal W/ Reality" [Video].

"I Could Never Say Anything Foul About Him On [Any] Level"

February 3, 2011 3:55 PM

Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon recently discussed Nas's display of support for his upcoming Shaolin Vs. Wu-Tang album and how their "Rich & Black" collaboration was a long overdue.

Continue reading "I Could Never Say Anything Foul About Him On [Any] Level".

"We All Know That Nicki Minaj's Whole Style Comes From Lil Kim"

February 3, 2011 12:50 PM

With the feud between Nicki Minaj and Lil Kim continuing to generate more controversy, SOHH recently reached out to veteran hip-hop producer DJ Scratch for his take on the female rap beef.

Continue reading "We All Know That Nicki Minaj's Whole Style Comes From Lil Kim".

Game Still Respects RZA Despite 'Purp & Patron' Dispute, "I Grew Up On Wu-Tang"

February 3, 2011 9:29 AM

West Coast rapper Game has given the details behind his recent beat feud with RZA which resulted in a cease-and-desist issued toward the emcee's "Heartbreaker" Purp & Patron mixtape record.

Continue reading Game Still Respects RZA Despite 'Purp & Patron' Dispute, "I Grew Up On Wu-Tang".

Rihanna Lashes Out Over Banned 'S&M' Video, "They Watched 'Umbrella' [&] I Was Full Nude"

February 3, 2011 8:56 AM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna has lashed out over her new sultry "S&M" music video being given a parental advisory warning by YouTube and banned by select countries.

Continue reading Rihanna Lashes Out Over Banned 'S&M' Video, "They Watched 'Umbrella' [&] I Was Full Nude".

Juelz Santana's Brother Addresses Drugs, Weapons Arrest

February 3, 2011 8:49 AM

Representatives for Juelz Santana, including his brother and publicist, have stepped forward to address the Diplomat's unexpected arrest on gun and drug charges last night (February 2).

Continue reading Juelz Santana's Brother Addresses Drugs, Weapons Arrest.

Dr. Dre's New "Detox" Release Date Fools Everyone

February 3, 2011 8:30 AM

West Coast producer Dr. Dre's Detox has once again received a speculated new release date with reports claiming the solo project is set to drop on April Fool's Day.

Continue reading Dr. Dre's New "Detox" Release Date Fools Everyone.

"I Don't Know Why He Hasn't Achieved That Platinum Success"

February 3, 2011 12:15 AM

[SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After Yelawolf gave Devin the Dude the title earlier this week, Paul Wall crowns Z-Ro as SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "I Don't Know Why He Hasn't Achieved That Platinum Success".

Photo of the Day: Shanell aka SNL Shows Her Puppy Love

February 3, 2011 12:00 AM

Puppy Love: Young Money's Shanell aka SNL shows off her best friend.

Photo taken from Shanell aka SNL's Twitter

Somaya Reece Keeps Kat Stacks In Her Thoughts, "I Just Really Pray Nothing Happens To Her"

February 2, 2011 10:45 PM

Video vixen Somaya Reece recently shared her thoughts on infamous Internet sensation Kat Stacks and denied having a personal relationship with the rapper-exposing groupie.

Continue reading Somaya Reece Keeps Kat Stacks In Her Thoughts, "I Just Really Pray Nothing Happens To Her".

Game Realizes His Limits, "If I Made Motherf*ckers Wait 10 Years For 'R.E.D.', That Sh*t Would Probably Sell 1 Copy"

February 2, 2011 10:30 PM

While fans eagerly await Game's upcoming R.E.D. Album, the West Coast emcee admits an extensive delayed release date could hurt in the long-run.

Continue reading Game Realizes His Limits, "If I Made Motherf*ckers Wait 10 Years For 'R.E.D.', That Sh*t Would Probably Sell 1 Copy".

Juelz Santana Arrested In NJ Weapons & Drug Police Bust

February 2, 2011 8:36 PM

Diplomats' Juelz Santana was reportedly arrested Wednesday (February 2) on multiple weapons and drug-related charges in New Jersey.

Continue reading Juelz Santana Arrested In NJ Weapons & Drug Police Bust.

Kanye West & Jay-Z Are "Really On Some Black History Sh*t" W/ Throne LP, Says Talib Kweli [Video]

February 2, 2011 6:30 PM

Grammy-winning rappers Kanye West and Jay-Z's upcoming Watch the Throne album will live up to the hype promises Talib Kweli, who also co-signed the project's "H.A.M." lead single.

Continue reading Kanye West & Jay-Z Are "Really On Some Black History Sh*t" W/ Throne LP, Says Talib Kweli [Video].

"This Video Is Important For What It Does To Hip-Hop"

February 2, 2011 5:55 PM

[With the new release of Benny Benassi and T-Pain's "ElectroMan" music video, director David Rousseau reveals the behind-the-scenes details of his latest visual and what it means for the rap game.]

Continue reading "This Video Is Important For What It Does To Hip-Hop".

D12's Mr. Porter Defends Eminem's Beefs, "If You're Saying Something About Em, You're Saying Something About Us"

February 2, 2011 5:00 PM

D12's Mr. Porter recently reflected on his loyalty toward Eminem and what it meant to be alongside the Shady Records CEO side during early 2000's beefs ranging from Murder Inc. conflicts to Benzino.

Continue reading D12's Mr. Porter Defends Eminem's Beefs, "If You're Saying Something About Em, You're Saying Something About Us".

Rihanna To Make Drake Go "What's My Name" At Grammy's

February 2, 2011 4:45 PM

Formerly rumored lovebirds Rihanna and Drake will once again reunite in the coming days as the artists are slated to perform together at this month's Grammy Awards ceremony.

Continue reading Rihanna To Make Drake Go "What's My Name" At Grammy's.

[Lil Wayne's] Beat Selection Alone Is Going To Friggin' Kill, Promises Nicki Minaj [Video]

February 2, 2011 3:05 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj recently shared her opinion of Lil Wayne's forthcoming Tha Carter IV solo album and confirmed her appearance on the long-awaited project.

Continue reading [Lil Wayne's] Beat Selection Alone Is Going To Friggin' Kill, Promises Nicki Minaj [Video].

"Diddy & Fabolous Came Through, Showed Up To The Shoot & It Went Smooth"

February 2, 2011 2:30 PM

[With the release of Kevin Cossom's new "Baby I Like It" music video, the R&B newcomer breaks down his on-set experience, filming alongside Diddy and Fabolous out in Los Angeles.]

Continue reading "Diddy & Fabolous Came Through, Showed Up To The Shoot & It Went Smooth".

Nicki Minaj's Pink Reigns Supreme, Talib Kweli Shines In Top 30, Tech N9ne & DJ Whoo Kid Shoot Up The Chart

February 2, 2011 12:55 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Nicki Minaj reigns over her competition at No. 3, Talib Kweli's Rainbow shines through the Top 30 plus Tech N9ne and DJ Whoo Kid shoot up the chart.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj's Pink Reigns Supreme, Talib Kweli Shines In Top 30, Tech N9ne & DJ Whoo Kid Shoot Up The Chart.

Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon Break Silence On Twins

February 2, 2011 12:15 PM

Married couple Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon have updated fans on the status of the impending birth of their twins by revealing the gender of their babies.

Continue reading Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon Break Silence On Twins.

50 Cent Denies Baby Boy's Ferrari Wishes, "I Ain't With It"

February 2, 2011 12:05 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has decided to publicly declare his disinterest in satisfying his son's request for a Ferrari vehicle as a Sweet 16 birthday gift.

Continue reading 50 Cent Denies Baby Boy's Ferrari Wishes, "I Ain't With It".

"Why Are We F*cking Using This Music To Promote Liquor Companies & Clothing Lines?"

February 2, 2011 11:45 AM

[In celebration of Black History Month, Saigon shares his views on the state of hip-hop music and how social issues within the community are being ignored.]

Continue reading "Why Are We F*cking Using This Music To Promote Liquor Companies & Clothing Lines?".

Kool Herc Speaks Out, "This Has Been Going On Too D*mn Long!"

February 2, 2011 11:30 AM

Hip-hop pioneer DJ Kool Herc has publicly stated his views on health care just days after making headlines for being hospitalized with kidney stones complications.

Continue reading Kool Herc Speaks Out, "This Has Been Going On Too D*mn Long!".

Fabolous Targeted In ATL Assault Case, Victim "Hit In The Head & Struck W/ A Closed Fist"

February 2, 2011 11:00 AM

Brooklyn rapper Fabolous is reportedly being sued for injuring an Atlanta restaurant employee with a glass bottle.

Continue reading Fabolous Targeted In ATL Assault Case, Victim "Hit In The Head & Struck W/ A Closed Fist".

Photo of the Day: DJ Whoo Kid Kicks It W/ Amar'e Stoudemire

February 2, 2011 12:00 AM

Ballin': DJ Whoo Kid and New York Knicks basketball star Amar'e Stoudemire party.

Photo taken from DJ Whoo Kid's Twitter

Charles Hamilton Escapes Cleveland Jail House

February 1, 2011 8:15 PM

Troubled rapper Charles Hamilton reportedly broke free from a Cleveland jail last week after posting $25,000 bail in relation to a police assault case.

Continue reading Charles Hamilton Escapes Cleveland Jail House.

Tech N9ne Wants To Make A "Porno" With Nicki Minaj

February 1, 2011 5:55 PM

Midwest rapper Tech N9ne recently displayed interest in linking with Young Money's Nicki Minaj and West Coast legend Snoop Dogg for a collaboration.

Continue reading Tech N9ne Wants To Make A "Porno" With Nicki Minaj.

50 Cent On Nicki Minaj/Lil Kim Feud, "How Do You Get In The Middle Of A Girl Fight" [Audio]

February 1, 2011 4:50 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent recently shed light on the current war of words between Nicki Minaj and Lil Kim and why their "beef" should be looked at as nothing more than rap competition.

Continue reading 50 Cent On Nicki Minaj/Lil Kim Feud, "How Do You Get In The Middle Of A Girl Fight" [Audio].

Timbaland Avoids $2.6 Mil Condo Foreclosure W/ Last-Minute Deal

February 1, 2011 4:40 PM

Producer Timbaland reportedly avoided a foreclosure on his $2.6 million South Beach, Florida condo after cited for being over $27,000 in debt.

Continue reading Timbaland Avoids $2.6 Mil Condo Foreclosure W/ Last-Minute Deal.

Kool Herc's Sister Reveals Truth Behind Hospital Scare

February 1, 2011 3:40 PM

Cindy Campbell, sister of hip-hop pioneer DJ Kool Herc, has given further details on her brother's weekend hospital scare, which left rap fans worried over the music legend's fate.

Continue reading Kool Herc's Sister Reveals Truth Behind Hospital Scare.

Christina Milian Keeps Dreaming Up More Bieber Bucks

February 1, 2011 3:10 PM

The tension between formerly married couple The-Dream and Christina Milian are rising once again as new reports claim the singer is demanding more money from the hitmaker.

Continue reading Christina Milian Keeps Dreaming Up More Bieber Bucks.

Mike Tyson Takes A Bite Outta Gucci's Ice Cream, "I Like Going To War, He Likes Being Licked" [Audio]

February 1, 2011 2:40 PM

Infamous boxing champion Mike Tyson has become the latest celebrity to weigh in on Gucci Mane's new ice cream face tattoo.

Continue reading Mike Tyson Takes A Bite Outta Gucci's Ice Cream, "I Like Going To War, He Likes Being Licked" [Audio].

"I Thought I Had To Jump, I Was So Sick & Michael Jackson Had Just Passed" [Video]

February 1, 2011 2:15 PM

Rap veteran Redman recently divulged on one of the worst tribulations he experienced following the June 2009 passing of iconic singer Michael Jackson.

Continue reading "I Thought I Had To Jump, I Was So Sick & Michael Jackson Had Just Passed" [Video].

Wiz Khalifa Juggles Natalie Nunn & Amber Rose, "I Was Nothing But Nice To Her"

February 1, 2011 12:40 PM

"Black & Yellow" hitmaker Wiz Khalifa has addressed the status of his relationships with ex-girlfriend Natalie Nunn and model Amber Rose.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Juggles Natalie Nunn & Amber Rose, "I Was Nothing But Nice To Her".

Game Addresses Paying $50K Over Blood Brawl, "I'm Dishing Cheese Like Going Broke Is The Sh*t!"

February 1, 2011 12:15 PM

West Coast rapper Game has stepped forward to address recently engaging a 2008 brawl with his cousin at a family funeral, which ultimately cost him over $50,000 in damages.

Continue reading Game Addresses Paying $50K Over Blood Brawl, "I'm Dishing Cheese Like Going Broke Is The Sh*t!".

T-Pain's Young Money Signing Isn't Shocking, Says Cash Money Music Video Director

February 1, 2011 11:40 AM

With the recent buzz over T-Pain allegedly joining Lil Wayne's Young Money dying down, SOHH reached out to Cash Money Records' frequent music video director David Rousseau for his thoughts.

Continue reading T-Pain's Young Money Signing Isn't Shocking, Says Cash Money Music Video Director.

Lady Luck Answers Redman's NJ Help Wanted Request, "He's A Sucka For Saying That"

February 1, 2011 11:05 AM

After Redman recently made a public cry for New Jersey-bred rappers to rep their home state on the microphone, Garden State emcee Lady Luck gives SOHH her response to the Doc's call.

Continue reading Lady Luck Answers Redman's NJ Help Wanted Request, "He's A Sucka For Saying That".

"I Feel Sorry For People Who Have Never Heard His Music"

February 1, 2011 12:15 AM

[SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After XV gave Tech N9ne the title last week, Yelawolf crowns Devin the Dude SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "I Feel Sorry For People Who Have Never Heard His Music".

50 Cent's P.I.M.P. Status Reaches All-Time Low

February 1, 2011 12:05 AM

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

Continue reading 50 Cent's P.I.M.P. Status Reaches All-Time Low.

Photo of the Day: 50 Cent & Tyra Banks (Caption Diss)

February 1, 2011 12:00 AM

Just A Touch: 50 Cent gets up close to Tyra Banks.

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

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