May 2011 Archives

Beanie Sigel Waves White Flag In Jay-Z Feud, "Gangstas F*ck Up Too"

May 31, 2011 11:49 PM

Former Roc-A-Fella artist Beanie Sigel has finally come to terms with his issues toward ex-associate Jay-Z and publicly apologized for holding a publicized grudge against him since 2009.

Continue reading Beanie Sigel Waves White Flag In Jay-Z Feud, "Gangstas F*ck Up Too".

Odd Future Locks In, Cranks That Soulja Boy

May 31, 2011 8:50 PM

West Coast rap group Odd Future are reportedly looking to branch out their brand by linking up with Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em for a few collaborations.

Continue reading Odd Future Locks In, Cranks That Soulja Boy.

LRG Founder Mysteriously Dies, Just Blaze Speechless

May 31, 2011 5:40 PM

The co-founder of popular urban brand Lifted Research Group (LRG), Jonas Bevacqua, reportedly passed away Tuesday (May 31) morning leaving fans and hip-hop supporters like producer Just Blaze in shock over his death.

Continue reading LRG Founder Mysteriously Dies, Just Blaze Speechless.

"Riches, Royalty & Respect": "I Am Very Much The Sh*t As A Legend"

May 31, 2011 5:25 PM

[With this week's release of Riches, Royalty & Respect, rap veteran Kool G Rap provides his Top 5 reasons why you should cop his new album.]

Continue reading "Riches, Royalty & Respect": "I Am Very Much The Sh*t As A Legend".

Big L's Bro Still "Street Struck" Despite Delays, "Eminem Is A Big Fan Of L"

May 31, 2011 5:15 PM

In recognition of Big L's birthday this week, SOHH recently hit up the late rapper's brother Donald Phinazee to get an update on the delayed Street Struck biographical documentary.

Continue reading Big L's Bro Still "Street Struck" Despite Delays, "Eminem Is A Big Fan Of L".

Kool G Rap, "Riches, Royalty & Respect"

May 31, 2011 3:00 PM

Back on the block with his first solo release since 2008, veteran rapper Kool G. Rap rolls out the red carpet as Riches, Royalty & Respect lands in stores today.

Continue reading Kool G Rap, "Riches, Royalty & Respect".

Maybach Music's Gunplay Gives G-Unit A Pass, "I Don't Like Tainting My Brand W/ Some Dead Carcasses" [Audio]

May 31, 2011 2:35 PM

Maybach Music Group's Gunplay has updated fans on where he stands with rap foes G-Unit after engaging in a hip-hop beef with the controversial crew in 2009.

Continue reading Maybach Music's Gunplay Gives G-Unit A Pass, "I Don't Like Tainting My Brand W/ Some Dead Carcasses" [Audio].

Busta Rhymes Is Currently Unsigned, Says Chris Lighty

May 31, 2011 1:55 PM

Flipmode Squad leader Busta Rhymes is reportedly no longer associated with Universal Motown Records after joining forces with the renowned company in 2008 after a short run at Aftermath/Interscope.

Continue reading Busta Rhymes Is Currently Unsigned, Says Chris Lighty.

Nick Cannon Still Wants To Melt Eminem, "Anyone Who Insults My Wife Or Family, I Have An Issue With"

May 31, 2011 1:20 PM

Actor/rapper Nick Cannon has refused to let his past issues with Eminem die and considered what a one-on-one confrontation with Slim Shady would be like.

Continue reading Nick Cannon Still Wants To Melt Eminem, "Anyone Who Insults My Wife Or Family, I Have An Issue With".

"He Seemed To Get Credit After He Passed"

May 31, 2011 12:55 PM

[SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After Short Dawg gave Jadakiss the title last week, The Clipse's Malice names the late Big L as SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He Seemed To Get Credit After He Passed".

Lloyd Banks Cuts Corners For 'HFM2' Follow-Up, "Sorry Everybody"

May 31, 2011 12:40 PM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has decided to place on hold on his Cold Corner 2 mixtape in light of plans to put together a follow-up to last year's Hunger For More 2 solo album.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Cuts Corners For 'HFM2' Follow-Up, "Sorry Everybody".

Lil Wayne Tried To Put A Ring On It, Says Lauren London

May 31, 2011 12:20 PM

Actress Lauren London recently opened up about the status of her relationship with rap star Lil Wayne and revealed that their son was not the result of a whimsical fling.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Tried To Put A Ring On It, Says Lauren London.

Sean Kingston "Throwing Up Blood Out Of His Mouth" After Jet Ski Wreck

May 31, 2011 10:20 AM

More details have been released in relation to singer Sean Kingston's rescue following a major jet ski crash in Florida over the weekend including his condition upon being saved.

Continue reading Sean Kingston "Throwing Up Blood Out Of His Mouth" After Jet Ski Wreck.

Hollywood Star Gets B.I.G., Raps "10 Crack Commandments" In NYC [Video]

May 31, 2011 10:15 AM

Hollywood actor Adrien Brody revealed his appreciation for the hip-hop genre recently by reciting the late Notorious B.I.G.'s "10 Crack Commandments" during a poetry reading in New York City.

Continue reading Hollywood Star Gets B.I.G., Raps "10 Crack Commandments" In NYC [Video].

Busta Rhymes Flips Over Promoter Scam, "Don't Be Bamboozled By These B*tch N*ggas"

May 31, 2011 10:00 AM

Flipmode Squad leader Busta Rhymes appears to be the latest victim of a promoter scam involving himself and a Miami-based entertainment company.

Continue reading Busta Rhymes Flips Over Promoter Scam, "Don't Be Bamboozled By These B*tch N*ggas".

Jay-Z Gets A Special Text, But From Who?

May 31, 2011 12:05 AM

For Caption Diss, the good ol' folks at SOHH are back at it giving y'all, my loyal doggies, a chance to capture the final word(s). The "Best We've Ever Read" headline gets to hold down that Cap Diss honor for a week.

Continue reading Jay-Z Gets A Special Text, But From Who?.

Photo of the Day: Jay-Z Receives A Secret Text (Cap Diss)

May 31, 2011 12:00 AM

Hola Hovito: Jay-Z gets a mystery text while riding in the Maybach.

Be sure to submit your witty narration into today's SOHH Cap Diss!

Dr. Dre Puts 50 Cent Feud To Rest, Adds Rapper To "Detox"

May 30, 2011 9:16 PM

West Coast producer Dr. Dre has laid his past feud with 50 Cent to rest and recruited the G-Unit general to appear on his upcoming Detox album.

Continue reading Dr. Dre Puts 50 Cent Feud To Rest, Adds Rapper To "Detox".

Killer Mike Wants That Old Thing Back, "The South Has Created A Style That Has Become Pop"

May 30, 2011 8:33 PM

Atlanta rapper Killer Mike has shed light on how the rap game has evolved and questioned the authenticity of what music is coming from the South these days.

Continue reading Killer Mike Wants That Old Thing Back, "The South Has Created A Style That Has Become Pop".

Swizz Beatz Preps For A "Haute" B-Day

May 30, 2011 3:04 PM

Producer Swizz Beatz will make it a hot summer this year by dropping the new Haute Living solo album on his birthday come mid-September.

Continue reading Swizz Beatz Preps For A "Haute" B-Day.

"I Went From Being Around Him In The Studio To Being Around Good Vibes, Grass & Everything"

May 30, 2011 2:45 PM

Maybach Music Group's Wale recently reflected on his transition to Rick Ross' label and what different experiences he has encountered since moving from producer Mark Ronson's Allido Records.

Continue reading "I Went From Being Around Him In The Studio To Being Around Good Vibes, Grass & Everything".

Nas, Diddy, Lil Kim & Soulja Boy Tell Em Salute The Troops

May 30, 2011 2:30 PM

Rap stars Nas, Lil Kim, Soulja Boy and Diddy showed their appreciation toward Memorial Day by giving shout-outs to the men and women who serve in the military.

Continue reading Nas, Diddy, Lil Kim & Soulja Boy Tell Em Salute The Troops.

50 Cent Raises The Stakes, "I Want To Top 'Get Rich Or Die Tryin'"

May 30, 2011 2:08 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has upped the ante with his long-awaited follow-up to 2009's Before I Self Destruct by promising to make it better than his 2003 solo album debut, Get Rich or Die Tryin'.

Continue reading 50 Cent Raises The Stakes, "I Want To Top 'Get Rich Or Die Tryin'".

PBS Addresses "Tupac Shakur's Alive" News Report

May 30, 2011 1:35 PM

PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) officials have come forward to address a published news report on their website claiming the late rapper Tupac Shakur is actually alive and well in New Zealand.

Continue reading PBS Addresses "Tupac Shakur's Alive" News Report.

Drake Buttons Up His Shirt Straight, "I'm Using This Weekend As Study Research"

May 30, 2011 10:34 AM

Young Money's Drake may seem like your average rap star if spotted in Miami for Memorial Day Weekend but he is secretly performing research for his upcoming Take Care sophomore album.

Continue reading Drake Buttons Up His Shirt Straight, "I'm Using This Weekend As Study Research".

T.I. Holds Down The Block, "There Are A Lot Of Good Dudes In Here..."

May 30, 2011 10:24 AM

Incarcerated rapper T.I. has released a statement from behind bars and revealed a move that sponsored over 40 family members to visit their loved ones currently locked up with him.

Continue reading T.I. Holds Down The Block, "There Are A Lot Of Good Dudes In Here...".

Sean Kingston Involved In Major Crash, Singer Hospitalized In Miami

May 30, 2011 10:00 AM

R&B singer Sean Kingston has reportedly been hospitalized in Miami, Florida following a serious jet ski crash Sunday (May 29) evening.

Continue reading Sean Kingston Involved In Major Crash, Singer Hospitalized In Miami.

Andre 3000 Makes A Royal Rap Return

May 30, 2011 9:50 AM

OutKast's Andre 3000 continues to keep fans wondering when we can expect a full-length project from him but in the meantime, the ATLien is slated to appear on R&B singer Lloyd's King of Hearts solo album.

Continue reading Andre 3000 Makes A Royal Rap Return.

Chris Brown Mirrors Nicki Minaj, Grinds Lap Dance On Female Fan [Video]

May 30, 2011 9:23 AM

R&B singer Chris Brown took a page out of rapper Nicki Minaj's book over the weekend by treating one lucky lady to a special lap dance during a Miami performance.

Continue reading Chris Brown Mirrors Nicki Minaj, Grinds Lap Dance On Female Fan [Video].

Photo of the Day: Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden Kicks Back

May 30, 2011 12:00 AM

The Breeze: Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden enjoys some leisure time.

Photo taken from Joe Budden's Twitter

Amber Rose Rips VIBE, "Y'All Wrote A Bunch Of Negative Bullsh*t That I Never Said Or Did"

May 29, 2011 9:04 PM

Video vixen Amber Rose has publicly called out VIBE magazine over her new feature and criticized the popular urban publication about the authenticity of what was published.

Continue reading Amber Rose Rips VIBE, "Y'All Wrote A Bunch Of Negative Bullsh*t That I Never Said Or Did".

Maybach Music Group's "Self Made" First-Week Sales Projections Drop

May 29, 2011 11:06 AM

With the Memorial Day weekend in full gear, Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group Self Made compilation looks to need more fan support as new estimates reveal lower first-week projections than previously reported.

Continue reading Maybach Music Group's "Self Made" First-Week Sales Projections Drop.

Nelly Comes Forward To Crunch Steroid Rumors

May 29, 2011 10:49 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Nelly has come forward to address a former associate calling him out on a number of accusations including his alleged usage of body enhancing supplements.

Continue reading Nelly Comes Forward To Crunch Steroid Rumors.

J. Cole's Kanye West Experiment Delays Roc Nation Single [Video]

May 29, 2011 10:35 AM

Roc Nation's J. Cole has come forward to cool fans off who may be upset with him not living up to his word by delivering a new single last week.

Continue reading J. Cole's Kanye West Experiment Delays Roc Nation Single [Video].

Cadillac Tah Calls Out Prodigy, "We Just Buggin' Off This Karrine Steffans Male A** N*gga" [Video]

May 29, 2011 10:11 AM

Add another rapper upset by Prodigy's new My Infamous Life autobiography as former Murder Inc. artist Cadillac Tah has now come forward to bash P's published accusations.

Continue reading Cadillac Tah Calls Out Prodigy, "We Just Buggin' Off This Karrine Steffans Male A** N*gga" [Video].

Young Jeezy & DJ Drama Bring "The Real" Back

May 29, 2011 9:48 AM

Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy has shown his past truce with DJ Drama is official by releasing a new Memorial Day weekend mixtape alongside the popular deejay called The Real Is Back.

Continue reading Young Jeezy & DJ Drama Bring "The Real" Back.

Photo of the Day: Fabolous Shows Brooklyn Love

May 29, 2011 12:00 AM

Loso's Way: Brooklyn rapper Fabolous stays killin' 'em.

Photo taken from Fabolous' Twitter

Nas Finally Announces "Untitled" Follow-Up Title

May 28, 2011 4:49 PM

Rap veteran Nas has finally revealed the title of his long-awaited follow-up to 2008's Untitled album and first full-length project since last year's Distant Relatives joint LP alongside Damian Marley.

Continue reading Nas Finally Announces "Untitled" Follow-Up Title.

Wale Can't Shake Racial Stereotypes, "We're N*ggas At The End Of The Day, No Matter Where We Go"

May 28, 2011 10:27 AM

Maybach Music Group's Wale has shed light on his personal feelings toward how the black man is treated in America and why despite any amount of success made, a racial stereotype is always applied.

Continue reading Wale Can't Shake Racial Stereotypes, "We're N*ggas At The End Of The Day, No Matter Where We Go".

Peedi Crakk Names His Top 3 Must Haves, "Rose Moet & A Big Booty On The Late Night" [Video]

May 28, 2011 10:12 AM

Former Roc-A-Fella artist Peedi Crakk recently shared his top three must haves ranging from the warmth of his family to the grip of a woman's lower backside.

Continue reading Peedi Crakk Names His Top 3 Must Haves, "Rose Moet & A Big Booty On The Late Night" [Video].

Havoc Searches Deep Into Rap Newcomers, "Definitely Reaching Out [To] Your Wiz Khalifa, Odd Future" [Video]

May 28, 2011 9:48 AM

Producer Havoc recently discussed the direction he plans to go with the upcoming Mobb Deep album and revealed an interest in securing some rap newcomers like Odd Future.

Continue reading Havoc Searches Deep Into Rap Newcomers, "Definitely Reaching Out [To] Your Wiz Khalifa, Odd Future" [Video].

Lil Wayne's Mystery Girlfriend Identified, "Dhea Is Of Italian Descent & From..."

May 28, 2011 9:37 AM

With the buzz surrounding Lil Wayne's latest love interest continuing to grow, the identity behind his mystery girl has finally been revealed.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Mystery Girlfriend Identified, "Dhea Is Of Italian Descent & From...".

B.G. Still Wants To Be A Hot Boy, "All Of Us Say 'We Ready'" [Video]

May 28, 2011 9:13 AM

Former Cash Money Records artist B.G. recently spoke on the much anticipated Hot Boys reunion album and why he is still ready to come together with Lil Wayne, Baby, Juvenile and Turk to make it a reality.

Continue reading B.G. Still Wants To Be A Hot Boy, "All Of Us Say 'We Ready'" [Video].

Photo of the Day: Swizz Beatz Hits The Streets

May 28, 2011 12:00 AM

Street Dreamin': Ruff Ryders' Swizz Beatz hits the Big Apple.

Photo taken from Swizz Beatz's Twitter

Ja Rule Cashes Out 50 Cent, "I'm 35 & I'm On Twitter Beef?" [Video]

May 27, 2011 5:50 PM

Former Murder Inc. artist Ja Rule has stayed true to his word to no longer engaging in his everlasting beef toward 50 Cent and explained why his rap nemesis is not a threat to him.

Continue reading Ja Rule Cashes Out 50 Cent, "I'm 35 & I'm On Twitter Beef?" [Video].

Fabolous' Baby's Mama No Longer Goes Loso's Way, Packs Pounds After Break-Up

May 27, 2011 5:15 PM

After struggling to maintain their relationship, Fabolous and his son's mother Emily B have officially called it quits resulting in the high profile fashion stylist gaining a few post break-up pounds.

Continue reading Fabolous' Baby's Mama No Longer Goes Loso's Way, Packs Pounds After Break-Up.

Rick Ross Defends Bidding War Move, "I Had An Opportunity To Sow My Royal Oats"

May 27, 2011 4:40 PM

Southern rapper Rick Ross has reflected on his decision to bring his newly-formed Maybach Music Group to Warner Bros. Records despite having a solo deal with Def Jam earlier this year.

Continue reading Rick Ross Defends Bidding War Move, "I Had An Opportunity To Sow My Royal Oats".

Pusha T Grinds To Hollywood Status, "On Set, They Call Me Denzel"

May 27, 2011 3:30 PM

The Clipse's Pusha T has personally confirmed this week's reports claiming he will be featured on a few episodes of the upcoming "How To Make It In America" HBO series.

Continue reading Pusha T Grinds To Hollywood Status, "On Set, They Call Me Denzel".

"I Feel Sexiest When I'm By Myself, Walking Around Nude"

May 27, 2011 3:15 PM

R&B singer Ciara recently allowed fans a closer look into her intimate life by revealing how at ease she feels while lounging around sans clothing.

Continue reading "I Feel Sexiest When I'm By Myself, Walking Around Nude".

Havoc On Trashing Nas/Mobb Deep Tension, "What A Waste Of Friendship"

May 27, 2011 2:50 PM

Mobb Deep's Havoc recently elaborated on patching up past animosity between his camp and fellow Queensbridge, New York rap veteran Nas and how they managed to come together to make music once again.

Continue reading Havoc On Trashing Nas/Mobb Deep Tension, "What A Waste Of Friendship".

Wiz Khalifa Untwists Amber Rose/Kanye West Gossip, "You Can't Judge A Person By Who They Were W/ Before"

May 27, 2011 2:30 PM

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa recently discussed his relationship with Amber Rose and dismantled gossip claiming there is tension between him and Rose's ex-boyfriend/rap star, Kanye West.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Untwists Amber Rose/Kanye West Gossip, "You Can't Judge A Person By Who They Were W/ Before".

Diddy Pushes Chelsea Handler Close To The Edge, "Get Away From Me"

May 27, 2011 12:50 PM

Late night talk show host Chelsea Handler has opened up about her infatuation with rap stars and why music mogul Diddy is the only one who drives her crazy.

Continue reading Diddy Pushes Chelsea Handler Close To The Edge, "Get Away From Me".

Diddy & Malice Bring Pain To The Name, Kim Kardashian Finally Scores, Rick Ross' MMG Empire Takes Over

May 27, 2011 12:40 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, Diddy and Malice get tired of the ordinary, Kim Kardashian crosses over and scores with a big time baller, Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group takes over and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Diddy & Malice Bring Pain To The Name, Kim Kardashian Finally Scores, Rick Ross' MMG Empire Takes Over.

The Hangover: Part II

May 27, 2011 11:25 AM

The fumbling foursome has returned for another boys' night out as The Hangover: Part II stumbles its way into theaters this week.

Continue reading The Hangover: Part II.

"I Was One Of The Reasons [T.I.] Started Rapping" [Video]

May 27, 2011 11:20 AM

Former Hot Boyz member B.G. recently spoke on his current relationship with incarcerated rapper T.I. and revealed his music ultimately convinced the "King of the South" to pick up the microphone.

Continue reading "I Was One Of The Reasons [T.I.] Started Rapping" [Video].

Cassidy Exposes Swizz Beatz Relationship, "[He] Don't Even Answer My Calls Anymore"

May 27, 2011 11:10 AM

Philadelphia rapper Cassidy and hit-making producer Swizz Beatz's personal relationship may be as distant as their music estrangement as the Full Surface protege speaks out against his former mentor.

Continue reading Cassidy Exposes Swizz Beatz Relationship, "[He] Don't Even Answer My Calls Anymore".

Michelle Obama Finally Addresses Common's White House Invitation

May 27, 2011 10:50 AM

After causing a ruckus a couple weeks ago for inviting Chicago rapper Common to a poetry event held at The White House, First Lady Michelle Obama has finally come forward to address the aftermath.

Continue reading Michelle Obama Finally Addresses Common's White House Invitation.

eLZhi Thinks Big, Says G.O.O.D. Music Collabo In The Works

May 27, 2011 10:40 AM

With Big Sean's long-awaited G.O.O.D. Music debut nearing release, SOHH recently hit up fellow Detroit-bred emcee eLZhi to get his take on the Motor City rap newcomer.

Continue reading eLZhi Thinks Big, Says G.O.O.D. Music Collabo In The Works.

Eve Lip Locks W/ Swizz Beatz, "I Got Like 5 More Records To Do & Then I'm Done"

May 27, 2011 10:25 AM

Former Ruff Ryders artist Eve recently provided fans with an update on her long-awaited Lip Lock solo album and said she is just a few songs away from its completion.

Continue reading Eve Lip Locks W/ Swizz Beatz, "I Got Like 5 More Records To Do & Then I'm Done".

Photo of the Day: Rick Ross Preps For Summer Fun

May 27, 2011 12:02 AM

Hot In Herrre: Maybach Music Group's Rick Ross is ready for a hot summer.

Photo taken from from Rick Ross' Twitter

Wale Wants Props For Lady Gaga's Fame, "I Made Her Whole Career"

May 26, 2011 10:35 PM

Maybach Music Group's Wale recently gave his impression of pop star Lady Gaga's massive success within the music industry and why he is largely responsible for fueling her run.

Continue reading Wale Wants Props For Lady Gaga's Fame, "I Made Her Whole Career".

Snoop Dogg Lands Huge Break In Drugs, Gun Possession Case

May 26, 2011 9:40 PM

West Coast rapper Snoop Dogg may have more reasons to smile moving forward as a Los Angeles judge has reportedly ended his five-year probation earlier than expected.

Continue reading Snoop Dogg Lands Huge Break In Drugs, Gun Possession Case.

Pusha T To Show Us How To Push It "In America"

May 26, 2011 5:45 PM

The Clipse's Pusha T will get another opportunity to live up to his rap moniker, as reports claim he has landed a role on the HBO series "How To Make It In America".

Continue reading Pusha T To Show Us How To Push It "In America".

DMX Ready To Let The Dogs Out, Jail Release Date Revealed

May 26, 2011 5:20 PM

Former Ruff Ryders leader DMX will reportedly head back home by early summer, after serving time behind bars since last year for probation violation.

Continue reading DMX Ready To Let The Dogs Out, Jail Release Date Revealed.

Jay-Z Loses Empire State Of Fine, Named In Ticket-Fixing Probe

May 26, 2011 4:55 PM

Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z and a slew of other high profile celebrities have been cited in a New York City investigation involving fixed ticket violations.

Continue reading Jay-Z Loses Empire State Of Fine, Named In Ticket-Fixing Probe.

Consequence Sets The Record Straight, "When I Met Kanye, There [Was] No G.O.O.D. Music"

May 26, 2011 4:25 PM

Former G.O.O.D. Music artist Consequence continues to address his past relationship with Grammy-winning producer/rapper Kanye West and deny using the beef to fuel his publicity.

Continue reading Consequence Sets The Record Straight, "When I Met Kanye, There [Was] No G.O.O.D. Music".

Wiz Khalifa's Record Deal Rejection Fueled MMG, Says Rick Ross

May 26, 2011 3:40 PM

Maybach Music Group head Rick Ross has opened up about Wiz Khalifa turning down an opportunity to link with him last summer and how the rejection encouraged him to continue building his empire.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa's Record Deal Rejection Fueled MMG, Says Rick Ross.

Jay-Z Is Space Bound, Says Swizz Beatz, "[He's] On Another Planet Right Now" [Video]

May 26, 2011 2:20 PM

Producer Swizz Beatz has further detailed his anticipation for the release of Jay-Z and Kanye West's upcoming Watch the Throne album and promised Young Hov has taken his lyricism to another level.

Continue reading Jay-Z Is Space Bound, Says Swizz Beatz, "[He's] On Another Planet Right Now" [Video].

Eve Thinks Lil Kim's Too Ruff W/ Nicki Minaj, "I Need Her To Stop"

May 26, 2011 12:00 PM

Former Ruff Ryders artist Eve has weighed in on the recent war of words between Lil Kim and Nicki Minaj saying the hip-hop veteran needs to lay off the verbal assault.

Continue reading Eve Thinks Lil Kim's Too Ruff W/ Nicki Minaj, "I Need Her To Stop".

Kelis Still Bossy After Nas Split, "I Can Still Say I Don't Regret It"

May 26, 2011 10:51 AM

R&B singer Kelis recently opened up about her separation from ex-husband/rapper Nas and said despite the media hype, she still holds no regrets.

Continue reading Kelis Still Bossy After Nas Split, "I Can Still Say I Don't Regret It".

The Clipse's Malice Announces Name Change, "The Power Of The Tongue Is Life & Death" [Video]

May 26, 2011 9:08 AM

The Clipse's Malice has revealed plans to undergo a new rap alias change after realizing his current name does not live up to the lifestyle he wants to represent.

Continue reading The Clipse's Malice Announces Name Change, "The Power Of The Tongue Is Life & Death" [Video].

Maybach Music Group's "Self Made" Projected To Sell 55K In First-Week

May 26, 2011 8:54 AM

Southern rapper Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group compilation album, Self Made, is reportedly en route to sell up to 55,000 in its first-week on store shelves.

Continue reading Maybach Music Group's "Self Made" Projected To Sell 55K In First-Week.

Slaughterhouse, Mike Epps & Bruno Mars Raise 'Hell' For Eminem & Royce Da 5'9

May 26, 2011 8:37 AM

Slaughterhouse, Mike Eppps, Bruno Mars and more have offered their support and appear on the upcoming Eminem and Royce Da 5'9 collaborative project, Hell: The Sequel, set to drop next month.

Continue reading Slaughterhouse, Mike Epps & Bruno Mars Raise 'Hell' For Eminem & Royce Da 5'9.

"He's One Of The Top Lyricists In The Entire Rap Game"

May 26, 2011 12:15 AM

[SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After Gudda Gudda gave Jadakiss the title earlier this week, Young Money's Short Dawg also decided to show love & crown the LOX rapper as SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He's One Of The Top Lyricists In The Entire Rap Game".

Photo of the Day: Tom Hanks Says GGG-GGG-G-Unit!!!

May 26, 2011 12:00 AM

GGG-GGG: Hollywood actor Tom Hanks meets G-Unit leader 50 Cent.

Photo taken from 50 Cent's Twitter

Black Rob Won't Spank Bad Boy, "I'm Not Pin-Pointing Anyone"

May 25, 2011 9:20 PM

Former Bad Boy Records artist Black Rob has cleared the air on speculation that his upcoming Game Tested, Street Approved solo album will be an anti-Diddy themed project.

Continue reading Black Rob Won't Spank Bad Boy, "I'm Not Pin-Pointing Anyone".

Rick Ross Puts Wale Up On Game, "I Never Knew How To Get Lost In Music"

May 25, 2011 9:10 PM

Maybach Music Group's Wale has opened up about what his recent time under Rick Ross' wing has provided him including a refreshened look at the rap game and new approach to writing rhymes.

Continue reading Rick Ross Puts Wale Up On Game, "I Never Knew How To Get Lost In Music".

"I Do Not Look At [Kanye West] In A Sexual Way Anymore"

May 25, 2011 5:41 PM

Video vixen Amber Rose continues to speak about moving on from Kanye West as she reveals still maintaining a soft spot in her heart for him in the new issue of VIBE magazine.

Continue reading "I Do Not Look At [Kanye West] In A Sexual Way Anymore".

Kim Kardashian Breaks Hearts, Confirms Surprise Engagement

May 25, 2011 5:13 PM

Video vixen Kim Kardashian has decided to play heartbreaker to thousands of male hopefuls throughout the world by confirming plans to become a married woman.

Continue reading Kim Kardashian Breaks Hearts, Confirms Surprise Engagement.

50 Cent Needs Just A Touch, "I'm Actually One Song Away"

May 25, 2011 5:00 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has announced the completion of his upcoming follow-up to 2009's Before I Self Destruct and said he is only one track away from having the entire project mastered.

Continue reading 50 Cent Needs Just A Touch, "I'm Actually One Song Away".

Lil Boosie Accused Of Being A Real Bad Azz, Drug Smuggling Charges Issued

May 25, 2011 4:29 PM

Incarcerated rapper Lil Boosie may be living up to his "Bad Azz" alias as Louisiana State Police have reportedly filed drug related charges against him.

Continue reading Lil Boosie Accused Of Being A Real Bad Azz, Drug Smuggling Charges Issued.

Lil Wayne Caught W/ Miami Beach Mystery Hottie

May 25, 2011 4:20 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne is once again heating up the gossip blogs after being spotted with a mystery woman while strolling along a Miami beach this week.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Caught W/ Miami Beach Mystery Hottie.

Jadakiss Names His Top 5 Dead Or Alive

May 25, 2011 4:00 PM

While known for being placed in most artists'  favorite emcee lists, Jadakiss has revealed what five lyricists make it into his personal "Top 5 Dead or Alive".

Continue reading Jadakiss Names His Top 5 Dead Or Alive.

Snoop Dogg Barks At Dr. Dre Over "Detox" Swipe, "The Wrong People Are In The Environment" [Video]

May 25, 2011 1:50 PM

Although known for his close association with Dr. Dre over the years, West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg has called out the legendary producer over management of his upcoming Detox album.

Continue reading Snoop Dogg Barks At Dr. Dre Over "Detox" Swipe, "The Wrong People Are In The Environment" [Video].

"We're Gonna Do A Mobb Deep & Nas Album"

May 25, 2011 1:10 PM

After recently mending their past issues, Nas and Prodigy will take their renewed relationship to the next level by coming together for a full length collaborative album.

Continue reading "We're Gonna Do A Mobb Deep & Nas Album".

Notorious B.I.G.'s Ex-Wife Addresses Divorce, "The Dissolution Of A Marriage Is A Difficult Time In Anyone's Life"

May 25, 2011 12:40 PM

After recent reports claiming R&B singer Faith Evans and music executive Todd Russaw were calling it quits after more than 10 years together, the separated couple now confirm the marriage speculation.

Continue reading Notorious B.I.G.'s Ex-Wife Addresses Divorce, "The Dissolution Of A Marriage Is A Difficult Time In Anyone's Life".

Danger Mouse Leads Newcomers, Tinie Tempah Discovers In Top 30, New Boyz Light Up The Chart

May 25, 2011 12:30 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Danger Mouse leads all first-week newcomers at No. 11, Tinie Tempah just misses a Top 20 debut and the New Boyz invade the chart.

Continue reading Danger Mouse Leads Newcomers, Tinie Tempah Discovers In Top 30, New Boyz Light Up The Chart.

Ja Won't Rule Out Possible Lil Kim/Nicki Minaj Truce, "It's F*cked Up Artists In Hip-Hop Go Through That Sh*t"

May 25, 2011 11:40 AM

New York rapper Ja Rule recently shared his two cents on the continued war of words between Lil Kim and Nicki Minaj saying a possible truce could still be made.

Continue reading Ja Won't Rule Out Possible Lil Kim/Nicki Minaj Truce, "It's F*cked Up Artists In Hip-Hop Go Through That Sh*t".

Uncle Luke Political Dream Crushed, Loses MIA Mayoral Election

May 25, 2011 11:15 AM

Rap veteran Luther "Uncle Luke" Campbell will have to seek alternative ways to help the city of Miami after losing in the city's mayoral election last night (May 24).

Continue reading Uncle Luke Political Dream Crushed, Loses MIA Mayoral Election.

Big Pooh vs. Jerry Wonda

May 25, 2011 12:00 AM

What started out as a battle between ten Top 5 Dead or Alive weekly winners has narrowed to four, with the highest Round 1 champion automatically placed in the Finals. Amongst these two match-ups, the lowest-percentage winner will be automatically eliminated. Vote for your fave below--the game is one the line!

In today's second round match-up, former Little Brother member Big Pooh's picks will have to get large on Fugees producer Jerry Wonda. Can Pooh's picks big up the votes or does Jerry have one last wonder left in him? Whose picks make it to the Final Round? You decide!

Continue reading Big Pooh vs. Jerry Wonda.

Photo of the Day: Ghetto Prom Dance

May 25, 2011 12:00 AM

SOHH Look At Me Now: This lovely lady was stuck with her prom date all night long.

Photo taken from Bell South PWP

Rick Ross Envisions MMG As 2 Live Crew, "[I'd Have] Britney Spears As One Of My 'Me So Horny' Girls"

May 24, 2011 10:40 PM

Maybach Music Group CEO Rick Ross envisions his crew as a modernized version of iconic rap group 2 Live Crew in the new issue of Complex magazine.

Continue reading Rick Ross Envisions MMG As 2 Live Crew, "[I'd Have] Britney Spears As One Of My 'Me So Horny' Girls".

Jadakiss Uncovers What Keeps Him Hot, "That's What Makes Me Special" [Video]

May 24, 2011 10:00 PM

The LOX's Jadakiss chopped it up with New York's Power 105.1 "Breakfast Club" morning show Tuesday (May 24) to discuss his ability to stay in-demand with fans and shed light on being signed to Def Jam.

Continue reading Jadakiss Uncovers What Keeps Him Hot, "That's What Makes Me Special" [Video].

Wish Bone Addresses Bone Thugs Feud, "What Really Happened Was..."

May 24, 2011 5:50 PM

After the back-and-forth disputes between former Bone Thugs-N-Harmony member Krayzie and Layzie, Wish Bone has come forward to shed light on the underlying issues in the situation.

Continue reading Wish Bone Addresses Bone Thugs Feud, "What Really Happened Was...".

Baby Can't See His Competitors, "Where The F*ck Did Everybody Go?"

May 24, 2011 5:05 PM

Cash Money Records' co-founder Baby opens up about his run in the rap game and why he feels like one of the last men standing in the June 2011 edition of XXL Magazine.

Continue reading Baby Can't See His Competitors, "Where The F*ck Did Everybody Go?".

Maybach Music Group, "Self Made, Vol. 1"

May 24, 2011 3:20 PM

The Boss is back and has brought along a few good men, as Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group presents their compilation release, Self Made Vol. 1, today.

Continue reading Maybach Music Group, "Self Made, Vol. 1" .

Big Sean Almost "Famous", G.O.O.D. Music Debut Delayed Again

May 24, 2011 2:45 PM

G.O.O.D. Music artist Big Sean's long-awaited Finally Famous debut album will keep fans waiting a bit longer as new reports claim the project has once again suffered a slight delay.

Continue reading Big Sean Almost "Famous", G.O.O.D. Music Debut Delayed Again.

"It's One Of Those Things They Tried To Build It Up To Something & It Just Died"

May 24, 2011 1:10 PM

With all the hype finally dying down over Common's invitation to perform at The White House event earlier this month, SOHH hit up Louder Than A Bomb poetry film co-director Gregory Jacobs for his take on the Fox News anxiety.

Continue reading "It's One Of Those Things They Tried To Build It Up To Something & It Just Died".

Rick Ross, Wale, Meek Mill & Pill Reveal Their Worst, "I F*ck A Lot Of Bad Women"

May 24, 2011 12:45 PM

Maybach Music Group's Rick Ross, Wale, Meek Mill and Pill have all come clean on their intimate lives and revealed their most embarrassing secret jump-offs.

Continue reading Rick Ross, Wale, Meek Mill & Pill Reveal Their Worst, "I F*ck A Lot Of Bad Women".

G-Dep's Rhymes Live Through The Wire, "He Calls Me Everyday & Spits Something"

May 24, 2011 12:40 PM

While G-Dep continues to wait behind bars on a murder trial, his former Bad Boy Records labelmate Black Rob reflects on the fallen emcee and reminds fans he is still actively working while in jail.

Continue reading G-Dep's Rhymes Live Through The Wire, "He Calls Me Everyday & Spits Something".

Nas Speaks On The Love Of His Life, "There's Nothing That Gives Me The Charge [Like]..."

May 24, 2011 12:35 PM

Rap veteran Nas recently spoke on working toward putting out a follow-up to 2008's Untitled solo album and discussed what he finds to be his greatest joy in life.

Continue reading Nas Speaks On The Love Of His Life, "There's Nothing That Gives Me The Charge [Like]...".

Pusha T's G.O.O.D. Music Fades To Black [Video]

May 24, 2011 12:00 PM

Nearly a year since The Clipse's Pusha T aligned himself with Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music, the Virginia-bred emcee has finally revealed the projected release date for his solo debut.

Continue reading Pusha T's G.O.O.D. Music Fades To Black [Video].

Game Says He Has No Tricks For Kids, "It Was Too Gang Affiliated" [Video]

May 24, 2011 11:20 AM

West Coast rapper Game has discussed his stance on his "Red Nation" music video's ban from MTV and BET, and as well as shed light on the real issue behind the decision.

Continue reading Game Says He Has No Tricks For Kids, "It Was Too Gang Affiliated" [Video].

"Me & Lil Wayne Would Be Riding Around Listening To Him All Day"

May 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 eLZhi gave Lord Finesse the title last week, Young Money's Gudda Gudda crowns Jadakiss SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "Me & Lil Wayne Would Be Riding Around Listening To Him All Day".

Drake Finally Gets His 1-On-1 W/ Jay-Z

May 24, 2011 12:05 AM

For Caption Diss, the good ol' folks at SOHH are back at it giving y'all, my loyal doggies, a chance to capture the final word(s). The "Best We've Ever Read" headline gets to hold down that Cap Diss honor for a week AND win a prize!

Continue reading Drake Finally Gets His 1-On-1 W/ Jay-Z.

Photo of the Day: Drake Stares Down Jay-Z (Cap Diss)

May 24, 2011 12:00 AM

Kingdom Come: Young Money's Drake rubs elbows with Jay-Z.

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

Nicki Minaj Blushes Over 'Queen Of Hip-Hop' Crown, "That Happened At The Perfect Time"

May 23, 2011 10:15 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj recently chopped it up with hip-hop personality Funkmaster Flex on his "Full Throttle" television show and shared her reaction to being named "New Queen of Hip-Hop" by Rolling Stone magazine.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Blushes Over 'Queen Of Hip-Hop' Crown, "That Happened At The Perfect Time".

Gudda Gudda Pulls His Funny Bone, "We Got A Bunch Of Clowns In Young Money"

May 23, 2011 6:30 PM

With Lil Wayne's plans to extend his "I Am Still Music" tour in mid-summer, SOHH hit up Young Money's Gudda Gudda to find out what life on the road is like.

Continue reading Gudda Gudda Pulls His Funny Bone, "We Got A Bunch Of Clowns In Young Money".

"One Of The Things About It Is In A Way, We Were Cheating"

May 23, 2011 5:40 PM

[With the independent openings of new documentary Louder Than A Bomb, co-director Gregory Jacobs reflects on rolling the camera lens for his poetry-based film.]

Continue reading "One Of The Things About It Is In A Way, We Were Cheating".

Rick Ross Is Done W/'No Homo', "Why The F*ck Would You Even Need To Say That?"

May 23, 2011 5:40 PM

Maybach Music Group's Rick Ross shares his insight on hip-hop's never-ending debate on the phrase "No Homo", and why he refrains from using it in the new issue of Complex Magazine.

Continue reading Rick Ross Is Done W/'No Homo', "Why The F*ck Would You Even Need To Say That?".

Young Jeezy's Summer "Motivation" Loses Steam

May 23, 2011 5:37 PM

After Young Jeezy fans breathed in exhile over the rapper's long-awaited Thug Motivation 103 album finally getting a release date last week, Def Jam has denied the projected drop date.

Continue reading Young Jeezy's Summer "Motivation" Loses Steam.

Lil Wayne's Daughter Stunts Like Her Daddy, Says Ex-Wife

May 23, 2011 3:35 PM

With Lil Wayne working hard to complete his Tha Carter IV solo album, SOHH recently spoke to the rap star's ex-wife Toya Carter and learned their preteen daughter Reginae is hitting the studio alongside Weezy.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Daughter Stunts Like Her Daddy, Says Ex-Wife.

Joe Budden Vs. Shamrock

May 23, 2011 1:45 PM

What started out as a battle between ten Top 5 Dead or Alive weekly winners has narrowed to four, with the highest Round 1 champion automatically placed in the Finals. Amongst these two match-ups, the lowest-percentage winner will be automatically eliminated. Vote for your fave below--the game is one the line!

In today's second round match-up, Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden's picks get a reality check as they face-off against former "White Rapper Show" TV series winner Shamrock. Can Budden's Top 5 slaughter his competition or will Shamrock have some luck of the Irish? Whose picks make it to the Final Round? You decide!

Continue reading Joe Budden Vs. Shamrock.

Jimmy Henchman Turns Himself In, "I Want To Apologize To Every Artist & Exec I've Worked With"

May 23, 2011 12:35 PM

After last week's reports drew red flares over Czar Entertainment President James "Jimmy Henchman" Rosemond being wanted on a federal arrest warrant, the music executive speaks out and reveals his intent to turn himself in.

Continue reading Jimmy Henchman Turns Himself In, "I Want To Apologize To Every Artist & Exec I've Worked With".

"I Signed An Agreement W/ Sony Red Distribution" [Video]

May 23, 2011 12:20 PM

After recently recording the Haiti tribute track "I Made A Difference", New York rapper Cormega has now announced a new deal with Sony Red Distribution to aid with gaining more exposure for the record.

Continue reading "I Signed An Agreement W/ Sony Red Distribution" [Video].

Bun B, Slim Thug, Cool & Dre React To Deadly Missouri Tornado, "Please Pray For Them" [Video]

May 23, 2011 11:50 AM

Rap stars Bun B, Slim Thug, Cool & Dre have publicly sent their prayers to Missouri residents affected by the yesterday's fatal tornado which destroyed a small city.

Continue reading Bun B, Slim Thug, Cool & Dre React To Deadly Missouri Tornado, "Please Pray For Them" [Video].

Cali Swag District "Do That" For Slain Member, "A N*gga Did You Wrong" [Audio]

May 23, 2011 11:45 AM

A week after the death of Cali Swag District member Montae "M-Bone" Talbert, the group has come together to release a tribute track called "How To Do That".

Continue reading Cali Swag District "Do That" For Slain Member, "A N*gga Did You Wrong" [Audio].

BET Defends Keyshia Cole's Award Nom Snub, "This [Is] A Tough One"

May 23, 2011 11:25 AM

BET President of Music Programming and Specials Stephen Hill has come forward to address the buzz surrounding R&B star Keyshia Cole not receiving any nominations for the annual BET Awards ceremony, set to take place next month.

Continue reading BET Defends Keyshia Cole's Award Nom Snub, "This [Is] A Tough One".

Universal Motown's Prez Leave Confirmed, "We're Thankful To Sylvia For Her Contributions"

May 23, 2011 10:25 AM

After weekend reports claiming Universal Motown President Sylvia Rhone was leaving her post at the iconic record label, official confirmation has now landed online.

Continue reading Universal Motown's Prez Leave Confirmed, "We're Thankful To Sylvia For Her Contributions".

DJ Drama Names His Top 5 Southern Rappers, "I Gotta Put Ross In There"

May 23, 2011 9:32 AM

Atlanta's DJ Drama recently revealed what Southern emcees are making waves in hip-hop and which five in particular are his top favorites.

Continue reading DJ Drama Names His Top 5 Southern Rappers, "I Gotta Put Ross In There".

UPDATE: 40 Glocc & Black Wall Street Brawl Footage Leaks

May 23, 2011 9:17 AM

Days after G-Unit's 40 Glocc and Black Wall Street's Menace claimed to have gotten into a physical confrontation over jewelry, footage of what went down has now leaked online.

Continue reading UPDATE: 40 Glocc & Black Wall Street Brawl Footage Leaks.

Photo of the Day: Lloyd Banks Shows Off His Baby Pic

May 23, 2011 12:00 AM

The Wonder Years: G-Unit's Lloyd Banks delivers a blast from the past alongside his mom.

Photo taken from Lloyd Banks' Twitter

Keyshia Cole Finally Ties The Knot W/ NBA Baller

May 22, 2011 1:51 PM

R&B singer Keyshia Cole finally tied the knot with NBA star Daniel Gibson in Las Vegas this weekend after being romantically linked to him for the past few years.

Continue reading Keyshia Cole Finally Ties The Knot W/ NBA Baller.

"He's A Genius, A Legend & It's Just No Getting Around That"

May 22, 2011 1:20 PM

Producer Swizz Beatz has revealed his contributions to Dr. Dre's long-awaited Detox album and promised its 10-year delay will be worth the wait.

Continue reading "He's A Genius, A Legend & It's Just No Getting Around That".

Game & 40 Glocc Clash In Chain Snatching Incident, "Why You Beat The F*ck Out That Boy?"

May 22, 2011 6:47 AM

Rap rivals Game and 40 Glocc reportedly got into an altercation over the weekend which left the former G-Unit member looking down at 40 in defeat over an alleged chain snatching.

Continue reading Game & 40 Glocc Clash In Chain Snatching Incident, "Why You Beat The F*ck Out That Boy?".

Eminem Still Eyes Down Hollywood, "It's Gotta Be Something I Feel Is Dope Enough..."

May 22, 2011 6:33 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem has no plans on giving up on taking his career to the next level by engaging himself into more film scripts and what it will take for him to make the permanent transition to becoming an actor.

Continue reading Eminem Still Eyes Down Hollywood, "It's Gotta Be Something I Feel Is Dope Enough...".

Cassidy Can't Make Sense Of Jail Bars, "Police Bought The Whole SWAT Team"

May 22, 2011 6:13 AM

Philadelphia rapper Cassidy has finally been released after being arrested on a probation violation and speculated murder charge last weekend in New Jersey.

Continue reading Cassidy Can't Make Sense Of Jail Bars, "Police Bought The Whole SWAT Team".

Photo of the Day: Prodigy Stares Down The Competition

May 22, 2011 12:00 AM

Put 'Em In Their Place: Mobb Deep's Prodigy stares down the competition.

Photo taken from Prodigy's Twitter

B.o.B.'s Manager Addresses Wale Beef Gossip, Washington, D.C. Incident

May 21, 2011 7:11 AM

Atlanta rapper B.o.B.'s manager B. Rich has cleared up gossip and speculation claiming a beef between the Southern emcee and Maybach Music Group's Wale forced an incident at a Washington, D.C. event this week.

Continue reading B.o.B.'s Manager Addresses Wale Beef Gossip, Washington, D.C. Incident.

Prodigy Blows Whistle In Lil Kim/Nicki Minaj Feud, "Who Gives [A] F*ck If I Do"

May 21, 2011 6:58 AM

Mobb Deep's Prodigy has displayed his support for the state of hip-hop by revealing his admiration toward rap veteran Lil Kim and newcomer Nicki Minaj despite their ongoing feud.

Continue reading Prodigy Blows Whistle In Lil Kim/Nicki Minaj Feud, "Who Gives [A] F*ck If I Do".

Young Jeezy's "Motivation" Preps For A Hot Summer

May 21, 2011 6:49 AM

Southern rapper Young Jeezy may not have been kidding about recently wrapping up his long-awaited Thug Motivation 103 album as a release date has now emerged for the solo project.

Continue reading Young Jeezy's "Motivation" Preps For A Hot Summer.

Universal Motown Prez Sylvia Rhone Packs Bags, Mysteriously Leaves Post

May 21, 2011 6:36 AM

Universal Motown music executive Sylvia Rhone has reportedly decided to leave her post at the record label after nearly a decade at the same label home to Lil Wayne and Drake.

Continue reading Universal Motown Prez Sylvia Rhone Packs Bags, Mysteriously Leaves Post.

BET Responds To Trina's Awards Rant, "People Will Feel Better Once The Truth Comes Out"

May 21, 2011 6:19 AM

BET President of Music Programming and Specials Stephen Hill has stepped forward to shed light on female rapper Trina being snubbed from a BET Awards nomination despite putting out an album last year.

Continue reading BET Responds To Trina's Awards Rant, "People Will Feel Better Once The Truth Comes Out".

Photo of the Day: Rick Ross & Wale Rev Up Their 600 Benz

May 21, 2011 12:00 AM

Undercover Brothers: Maybach Music Group CEO Rick Ross & Wale hit the streets.

Photo taken from Rick Ross' Twitter

Nas Still Out For Presidents To Represent Him, "Where Is Bush?"

May 20, 2011 9:15 PM

Rap veteran Nas recently opened up about this month's slaying of Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden and why former President George W. Bush is no where to be found.

Continue reading Nas Still Out For Presidents To Represent Him, "Where Is Bush?".

Diddy Gets Some California Love, "I'mma Have The First Feature From Swag"

May 20, 2011 5:40 PM

Hours after Diddy formally announced his decision to undergo the rap alias "Swag" for an entire week, West Coast rapper Lil B has co-signed the music mogul's new name.

Continue reading Diddy Gets Some California Love, "I'mma Have The First Feature From Swag".

"I've Been Working On My Grind For A Long Time & Nobody Can Ever Stop That"

May 20, 2011 5:25 PM

[With "Love & Hip-Hop" wrapped up and the new Go For It! film currently in theaters, actress/rapper Somaya Reece reflects on her past 12 months grinding in the streets of New York.]

Continue reading "I've Been Working On My Grind For A Long Time & Nobody Can Ever Stop That".

Kafani Keeps Indie Gamble Rollin', "I Like To Be Hands On W/ My Stuff"

May 20, 2011 4:40 PM

As the power balance between major and indie labels continues to blur, Bay Area rapper Kafani shares his thoughts with SOHH on the highs and lows of being an independent artist.

Continue reading Kafani Keeps Indie Gamble Rollin', "I Like To Be Hands On W/ My Stuff".

Drake Denies Jay-Z 'Dreams' Diss, "Hov Of All People Has Not Lost It" [Audio]

May 20, 2011 4:18 PM

Young Money's Drake is once again in the hot seat after his new "Dreams Money Can Buy" record premiered online Friday (May 20) and made fans wonder if a subliminal Jay-Z jab is embedded on the track.

Continue reading Drake Denies Jay-Z 'Dreams' Diss, "Hov Of All People Has Not Lost It" [Audio].

Romeo Gets A Cougar, "We Decided To Put On A Little Freak Show" [Video]

May 20, 2011 1:55 PM

Actor/rapper Romeo is living up to his Shakespeare-inspired name as of late after the cameras caught him publicly smooching 60-year-old actress Kirstie Alley this week.

Continue reading Romeo Gets A Cougar, "We Decided To Put On A Little Freak Show" [Video].

Lil Wayne & Swizz Beatz Bring "Ann" Out For 'Carter IV' LP

May 20, 2011 1:35 PM

With Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV album merely weeks away from hitting store shelves, producer Swizz Beatz has confirmed his contribution to the long-awaited LP.

Continue reading Lil Wayne & Swizz Beatz Bring "Ann" Out For 'Carter IV' LP.

Nas Turns Into A Shook Son, Lil Kim Brings The Quiet Storm, Odd's Future Looks Demented

May 20, 2011 1:15 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, Nas gets shaky over his competition, Lil Kim finally gives up on rap beefing...and wins, Odd Future's future looks brighter than Earl Sweatshirt's and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Nas Turns Into A Shook Son, Lil Kim Brings The Quiet Storm, Odd's Future Looks Demented.

Royce Da 5'9 Issues Slaughterhouse Deadline, "It's Not An Urban Legend, This Is Happening"

May 20, 2011 12:55 PM

Rappers Joe Budden and Royce Da 5'9 hope to calm anxious Slaughterhouse fans awaiting their long-awaited sophomore LP by promising progress toward the release is already in effect.

Continue reading Royce Da 5'9 Issues Slaughterhouse Deadline, "It's Not An Urban Legend, This Is Happening".

Eminem Operates Shady Facelift, "I'm Taking This Year To Try & Reestablish The Label"

May 20, 2011 12:25 PM

Starting off the year with acquiring Slaughterhouse and Yelawolf to his roster, Grammy-winning rapper Eminem speaks on his further plans to strengthen his Shady Records imprint.

Continue reading Eminem Operates Shady Facelift, "I'm Taking This Year To Try & Reestablish The Label".

Consequence Gets B.A.D. Backlash, "People Were Like, 'How The F*ck You Gonna Be Dissing Kanye?'"

May 20, 2011 12:05 PM

Former G.O.O.D. Music associate Consequence has opened up about splitting ways with Kanye West and how their publicized estranged relationship has warranted resentment from fans.

Continue reading Consequence Gets B.A.D. Backlash, "People Were Like, 'How The F*ck You Gonna Be Dissing Kanye?'".

Diddy Swagger Jacks New Alias, "I Decided I'm Going To Change My Name" [Video]

May 20, 2011 11:20 AM

Rap mogul Diddy has decided to add another rap persona to his extensive collection by taking on the name "Swag"  for an entire week.

Continue reading Diddy Swagger Jacks New Alias, "I Decided I'm Going To Change My Name" [Video].

Ja Rule Is Passionate About Pain, "[This Is] The Best Album I've EVER Made!!!"

May 20, 2011 10:55 AM

Queens rapper Ja Rule may have raised the bar extra high by proclaiming his upcoming new album, Pain Is Love 2 is the best full-length project he has ever released.

Continue reading Ja Rule Is Passionate About Pain, "[This Is] The Best Album I've EVER Made!!!".

Eminem Helps Penelope Cruz Kick Rhymes, "I'm Not Embarrassed To Say It"

May 20, 2011 8:51 AM

Hollywood actress Penelope Cruz has revealed her off-screen pleasures include kicking back and dropping some rhymes by Grammy-winning rapper Eminem.

Continue reading Eminem Helps Penelope Cruz Kick Rhymes, "I'm Not Embarrassed To Say It".

Jerry Wonda Vs. Has-Lo

May 20, 2011 12:00 AM

With our first quarter Top 5 Dead or Alive match-ups in the books, we are pitting the first 10 weekly winners against one another to see whose list truly reigns supreme. In Round 1, there will be five total match-ups based one winning percentages. The match-up with the highest Round 1 winning percentage will be automatically placed in the Finals. Let's get ready to rumble!

In today's final first-week match-up, Philadelphia's Has-Lo's picks hit the New Jersey Turnpike to take on Newark-bred producer Jerry Wonda. Can Lo make Jerry a Has-Been or will the hitmaker prove to be bigger than a one-hit Wonda? Who makes it to next week's Round 2 match-up? You decide!

Continue reading Jerry Wonda Vs. Has-Lo.

Photo of the Day: Soulja Boy Tell Em Has A Sit-Down

May 20, 2011 12:00 AM

Stand Up: Soulja Boy Tell Em gives fans an under the table look at a FADER sit down.

Photo taken from Soulja Boy's Twitter

B.G. Faces 10 Years In Prison W/ Federal Indictment

May 19, 2011 11:17 PM

Former Cash Money Records rapper Christopher "B.G." Dorsey is reportedly facing up to ten years behind bars after being indicted by a federal grand jury this week on gun-related charges.

Continue reading B.G. Faces 10 Years In Prison W/ Federal Indictment.

Nicki Minaj Opens Up W/ Booty Talk, "If People Are Sitting In A Barbershop Talking About My Butt.."

May 19, 2011 10:55 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has finally addressed the buzz surrounding her lower backside by admitting she realizes her cheeks are often the talk of the town.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Opens Up W/ Booty Talk, "If People Are Sitting In A Barbershop Talking About My Butt..".

Bone Thugs N Harmony Break-Up Not Shocking, "It's Hard To Keep A Group Like that Together For Years"

May 19, 2011 10:25 PM

After last month's publicized back-and-forth war of words following Krayzie Bone's departure from Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Ohio native producer J. Rawls shares his reaction to the internal conflict.

Continue reading Bone Thugs N Harmony Break-Up Not Shocking, "It's Hard To Keep A Group Like that Together For Years".

Amber Rose On Kanye West's 'Dyke' Jab, "It's Unfortunate He Has To Constantly Say Sh*t"

May 19, 2011 5:03 PM

Video vixen Amber Rose has opened up about Kanye West taking a subliminal jab at her during last month's Coachella Festival and questioned her ex-boyfriend's motives.

Continue reading Amber Rose On Kanye West's 'Dyke' Jab, "It's Unfortunate He Has To Constantly Say Sh*t".

Ja Rule Schedules Post-Bid Release Game Plan, "I Want The Bus To Come Straight To The Prison"

May 19, 2011 4:50 PM

As he narrows in on beginning an upcoming two-year jail sentence, New York rapper Ja Rule has already begun strategizing what his post-release plans will be.

Continue reading Ja Rule Schedules Post-Bid Release Game Plan, "I Want The Bus To Come Straight To The Prison".

New Boyz Want 'Lights Off' Time W/ Nicki Minaj, Sarah Palin & Kat Stacks, "I Might Put A Bag Over Her Face"

May 19, 2011 4:45 PM

With the Too Cool To Care album on store shelves this week and their Chris Brown-assisted "Better With The Lights Off" record getting airplay, SOHH hit up New Boyz's Ben J to find out which celebrities they want to see in the bedroom.

Continue reading New Boyz Want 'Lights Off' Time W/ Nicki Minaj, Sarah Palin & Kat Stacks, "I Might Put A Bag Over Her Face".

"Lil Wayne's Not Gonna Sign You Just Because You Look Like A Rapper"

May 19, 2011 2:20 PM

[With Young Money continuing to flourish as a leading force within the rap industry, Gudda Gudda sheds light on his role alongside Lil Wayne and why having yet to release a solo album is the least of his worries.]

Continue reading "Lil Wayne's Not Gonna Sign You Just Because You Look Like A Rapper".

Killer Mike Names His Top 5 Beatmakers, "He's Our Dr. Dre"

May 19, 2011 2:10 PM

Atlanta rapper Killer Mike has revealed his personal top five favorite producers of all time, ranging from Timbaland to Mr.Lee.

Continue reading Killer Mike Names His Top 5 Beatmakers, "He's Our Dr. Dre".

"Latinos Are Here & We're Making Our Mark"

May 19, 2011 1:55 PM

[With the new big screen release of hip-hop dance drama Go For It!, featured actress Somaya Reece reflects on her involvement on the film and how it mirrors her own similarities to her own struggles as an aspiring artist.]

Continue reading "Latinos Are Here & We're Making Our Mark".

eLZhi In Awe Over 'SOHH Underrated' Crown, "I Really Look To Him At Being A Legendary Vet"

May 19, 2011 12:40 PM

With Pharoahe Monch and producer Apollo Brown recently naming eLZhi SOHH Underrated due to his overwhelming lyrical dexterity, SOHH hit up the Detroit rhyme spitter to get his reaction to the accolade.

Continue reading eLZhi In Awe Over 'SOHH Underrated' Crown, "I Really Look To Him At Being A Legendary Vet".

Nas Speaks On Rappers' Over Bite, "I Hear It In A Lot Of People"

May 19, 2011 11:55 AM

Queens emcee Nas recently discussed his take on delivering a signature lyrical flow for the past 20 years and how he feels about other rappers borrowing for their own rhymes.

Continue reading Nas Speaks On Rappers' Over Bite, "I Hear It In A Lot Of People".

Eminem On Rebirthing His Evil Side, "It Just Morphed Into This"

May 19, 2011 11:00 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem has shed light on his upcoming Royce Da 5'9 Hell: The Sequel collaborative project and how they resurrected their 1990's 'Bad Meets Evil' rap aliases.

Continue reading Eminem On Rebirthing His Evil Side, "It Just Morphed Into This".

Gwyneth Paltrow Gets 'Gangsta Gangsta' Spitting N.W.A., "There's One Word I Can't Say" [Video]

May 19, 2011 9:43 AM

Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow was not kidding around after recently revealing to Jay-Z her admiration for 1990's gangster rap group N.W.A. by rapping one of the group's songs on a televised BBC show this week.

Continue reading Gwyneth Paltrow Gets 'Gangsta Gangsta' Spitting N.W.A., "There's One Word I Can't Say" [Video].

Blu Vs. Telli

May 19, 2011 9:00 AM

With our first quarter Top 5 Dead or Alive match-ups in the books, we are pitting the first 10 weekly winners against one another to see whose list truly reigns supreme. In Round 1, there will be five total match-ups based one winning percentages. The match-up with the highest Round 1 winning percentage will be automatically placed in the Finals. Let's get ready to rumble!

In today's fourth 1st Week match-up, West Coast rapper Blu hopes to shade in a win as his picks match-up against Ninjasonik's Telli. Will Blu see gold or can Telli move like a ninja and sneak in a win? Who makes it to next week's Round 2 match-up? You decide!

Continue reading Blu Vs. Telli.

"I Don't Know If It Was A Freestyle Or Not, But Sh*t Blew My Wig Back"

May 19, 2011 12:15 AM

[SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After Detroit producer Apollo Brown gave eLZhi the title earlier this week, eLZhi crowns Lord Finesse SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "I Don't Know If It Was A Freestyle Or Not, But Sh*t Blew My Wig Back".

Photo of the Day: Andre Woolery's Jay-Z Tacks Image

May 19, 2011 12:00 AM

The Tackover: Artist Andre Woolery creates his own Blueprint of rap mogul Jay-Z ... completely out of thumbtacks!

Image credit: Andre Woolery

Tyler The Creator Reacts To First-Week Sales, "Eat A D*ck!!!!!"

May 18, 2011 11:51 PM

Odd Future's Tyler the Creator has shared his reaction to his Goblin sophomore album debuting on the sales chart with over 45,000 sold records in its first-week.

Continue reading Tyler The Creator Reacts To First-Week Sales, "Eat A D*ck!!!!!".

B.o.B. Packs Up For Another Adventure, "It's All About Timing"

May 18, 2011 11:27 PM

Atlanta rapper B.o.B. is not slowing down after last year's Adventures of Bobby Ray chart-topping release by revealing the progress of a sophomore follow-up.

Continue reading B.o.B. Packs Up For Another Adventure, "It's All About Timing".

Young Jeezy Sayin' 'Snowman Is Back', "Summer Will Be Crazy!!!"

May 18, 2011 6:00 PM

Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy has finally placed his finishing touches on the long-awaited Thug Motivation 103 album by announcing its completion and hinting at a possible summer release.

Continue reading Young Jeezy Sayin' 'Snowman Is Back', "Summer Will Be Crazy!!!".

Jay-Z & Kanye West's 'Throne' Leaves Swizzy Dizzy, "All I Gotta Say Is, Ooh-Wee"

May 18, 2011 5:50 PM

Producer Swizz Beatz has raised the anticipation toward Jay-Z and Kanye West's upcoming Watch the Throne album by describing the collaborative project as the closest thing to a masterpiece.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Kanye West's 'Throne' Leaves Swizzy Dizzy, "All I Gotta Say Is, Ooh-Wee".

Lil Kim Sparks Frenemy Beef, "Karma Is As Real As I Am & It's Coming To Get You"

May 18, 2011 5:18 PM

Brooklyn rap veteran Lil Kim has ignited a Twitter war over ex-friend/singer Keyshia Cole by calling her out for showing a lack of support by working with Nicki Minaj in the past.

Continue reading Lil Kim Sparks Frenemy Beef, "Karma Is As Real As I Am & It's Coming To Get You".

"Odd Seasons": "If You Want That Old Sound But Want It To Feel New, This Is One Of Those Records"

May 18, 2011 4:30 PM

[With this week's release of Odd Seasons, producer Oddisee gives you his Top 5 reasons to dig in your pockets and hit your local record stores.]

Continue reading "Odd Seasons": "If You Want That Old Sound But Want It To Feel New, This Is One Of Those Records".

Trina & Keyshia Cole Slam Awards Snub, "F*ck BET"

May 18, 2011 3:15 PM

Miami rapper Trina and R&B singer Keyshia Cole have come forward to share their thoughts on not landing nominations for next month's BET Awards by questioning the annual ceremony.

Continue reading Trina & Keyshia Cole Slam Awards Snub, "F*ck BET".

Lonely Island Crowd Up No. 3, Tyler The Creator Gobbles Top 5 & Beastie Boys Keep The Chart Hot

May 18, 2011 1:00 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Lonely Island lead the pack at No. 3, Odd Future's Tyler the Creator opens at No. 5 and the Beastie Boys continue to keep the chart hot in Top 10.

Continue reading Lonely Island Crowd Up No. 3, Tyler The Creator Gobbles Top 5 & Beastie Boys Keep The Chart Hot.

Killer Mike Vs. Big Pooh

May 18, 2011 1:00 PM

With our first quarter Top 5 Dead or Alive match-ups in the books, we are pitting the first 10 weekly winners against one another to see whose list truly reigns supreme. In Round 1, there will be five total match-ups based one winning percentages. The match-up with the highest Round 1 winning percentage will be automatically placed in the Finals. Let's get ready to rumble!

In today's third Round 1 match-up, Dungeon Family member Killer Mike shapes up to take on former Little Brother member Big Pooh. Can Mike's picks make a killer impact or will Pooh's Top 5 be too big for him to handle? Who makes it to next week's Round 2 match-up? You decide!

Continue reading Killer Mike Vs. Big Pooh.

Cashis Pops Off Former Drug Addiction, "First Time I Met Eminem, I [Took] A Vial Of 80 Valiums"

May 18, 2011 12:40 PM

Shady Records' Cashis has come clean and revealed his past struggles with drug addiction over the past few years which nearly landed him in prison.

Continue reading Cashis Pops Off Former Drug Addiction, "First Time I Met Eminem, I [Took] A Vial Of 80 Valiums".

T-Pain Tunes Out Ke$ha XXX Gossip, "I'm Not Saying [We] Had Sex"

May 18, 2011 11:50 AM

Singer T-Pain has set gossipmongers ablaze by teasing them with an intimate photo of himself next to pop star Ke$ha but denying they are romantically involved.

Continue reading T-Pain Tunes Out Ke$ha XXX Gossip, "I'm Not Saying [We] Had Sex".

Nas Reveals Who's Making Him Step His Game Up, "It's Something That Threatens My Position"

May 18, 2011 9:25 AM

Music veteran Nas recently discussed his perception of the rap game and how hip-hop stars like Kanye West, Drake, Rick Ross and more are forcing him to stay on his toes.

Continue reading Nas Reveals Who's Making Him Step His Game Up, "It's Something That Threatens My Position".

Eminem Discusses Big Screen Struggles, "It's A Whole Different Ball Game"

May 18, 2011 9:17 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem recently opened up about making the transition from emcee to actor and how rapper-turned-actor Ice Cube helped encourage his big screen journey.

Continue reading Eminem Discusses Big Screen Struggles, "It's A Whole Different Ball Game".

Cassidy's Arrest Details Emerge, Rapper Not Wanted For Murder

May 18, 2011 9:01 AM

Days following Philadelphia rapper Cassidy's arrest on perceived murder-related charges, New Jersey police officials have denied his involvement in anything more than a probation violation.

Continue reading Cassidy's Arrest Details Emerge, Rapper Not Wanted For Murder.

Odd Future Rep Suspicious Over Earl Sweatshirt's Letter, "It Makes Me Wonder If That Was His Mother Speaking"

May 18, 2011 8:51 AM

Odd Future publicist Heathcliff Berru has come forward to shed light on estranged group member Earl Sweatshirt's public statement earlier this week asking fans to cease their "Free Earl" campaign.

Continue reading Odd Future Rep Suspicious Over Earl Sweatshirt's Letter, "It Makes Me Wonder If That Was His Mother Speaking".

Nicki Minaj's Ex-Manager On Diddy Split, "She Knows What She Wants"

May 18, 2011 8:39 AM

With Nicki Minaj making headlines for ending her business relationship with Diddy as her manager this week, her former rep Debra Antney has weighed in on the Barbie's decision.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj's Ex-Manager On Diddy Split, "She Knows What She Wants".

Bubba Sparxxx Vs. Shamrock

May 18, 2011 12:30 AM

With our first quarter Top 5 Dead or Alive match-ups in the books, we are pitting the first 10 weekly winners against one another to see whose list truly reigns supreme. In Round 1, there will be five total match-ups based one winning percentages. The match-up with the highest Round 1 winning percentage will be automatically placed in the Finals. Let's get ready to rumble!

In today's second Round 1 match-up, it gets dirty when Bubba Sparxxx steps up to former (White) Rapper Show winner Shamrock. Can Bubba's picks get "ugly" on his competition or will Sham have the luck of the Irish and tally up the most votes? Who makes it to next week's Round 2 match-up? You decide!

Continue reading Bubba Sparxxx Vs. Shamrock.

Photo of the Day: Happy Graduation From SOHH

May 18, 2011 12:05 AM

SOHH Look At Me Now: SOHH wishes each graduating senior a bright future with much success to come!

Photo taken from Bell South PWP

Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, Drake, Kanye West & More Snag BET Nominations

May 17, 2011 10:30 PM

R&B singer Chris Brown leads this year's BET Awards 2011 pack with the most nominations followed closely by Lil Wayne, Rihanna, Drake and more.

Continue reading Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, Drake, Kanye West & More Snag BET Nominations.

"The Wire" Actress Pleads Innocence In DEA Raid Arrest

May 17, 2011 10:17 PM

Former "The Wire" television series actress Felicia "Snoop" Pearson has reportedly pleaded her innocence after being arrested over the winter in Maryland on drug-related charges.

Continue reading "The Wire" Actress Pleads Innocence In DEA Raid Arrest.

Game Finally Sees "R.E.D." Light, "Just Got Off A Conference Call W/ Jimmy & Interscope"

May 17, 2011 5:14 PM

West Coast rapper Game has finally delivered up to eager fans' expectations by announcing plans to drop his long-awaited R.E.D. Album in late August.

Continue reading Game Finally Sees "R.E.D." Light, "Just Got Off A Conference Call W/ Jimmy & Interscope".

Jada Kisses The Competition GoodBye, "It's Not Me Destroying Other People's Beats"

May 17, 2011 4:45 PM

The LOX's Jadakiss has hyped up fans' anticipation for his upcoming I Love You retail mixtape by discussing what they can expect and why it will be unlike his past underground releases.

Continue reading Jada Kisses The Competition GoodBye, "It's Not Me Destroying Other People's Beats".

Nas Calls Fox News Shook Ones, "It Scares The H*ll Out Of Them"

May 17, 2011 4:35 PM

Rap veteran Nas has shared his two cents on Common recently making headlines for being called out by Fox News as a "vile" rapper after being invited to a White House poetry event by First Lady Michelle Obama last week.

Continue reading Nas Calls Fox News Shook Ones, "It Scares The H*ll Out Of Them".

"A Lot Of People Don't Know I Used To Be An Underground Battle Rapper"

May 17, 2011 4:00 PM

[As he continues to work on his upcoming No Risk, No Reward 13 album, St. Louis' Chingy speaks on making universal music and re-introducing himself to hip-hop fans.]

Continue reading "A Lot Of People Don't Know I Used To Be An Underground Battle Rapper".

"The Hip-Hop Affect": "It's Gonna Be Like You're Turning The Radio Back [To] 1995"

May 17, 2011 2:35 PM

[With today's release of The Hip-Hop Affect, producer J. Rawls serves up his Top 5 reasons why you should cop his new LP.]

Continue reading "The Hip-Hop Affect": "It's Gonna Be Like You're Turning The Radio Back [To] 1995".

Eminem & Royce Da 5'9 Are Two Of The [Industry's] Best, Says eLZhi

May 17, 2011 1:35 PM

As the anticipation for Eminem and Royce Da 5'9's upcoming Hell: The Sequel EP grows, SOHH reached out to fellow Detroit rapper eLZhi to get his take on the project.

Continue reading Eminem & Royce Da 5'9 Are Two Of The [Industry's] Best, Says eLZhi.

"Morning Sex Is The Best & I'll Tell You Why..."

May 17, 2011 1:05 PM

With J. Cole and Drake's "In The Morning" hit continuing to ride the airwaves, SOHH called up VH1's "Big Morning Buzz Live" show host Carrie Keagan to weigh in on early bird lovemaking.

Continue reading "Morning Sex Is The Best & I'll Tell You Why...".

"Nate [Dogg] Would've Gotten Back On The Mic"

May 17, 2011 12:25 PM

West Coast rapper Warren G recently reflected on the passing of longtime collaborator and friend Nate Dogg and revealed his previous prediction that the hip-hop crooner would have made a music comeback despite health complications.

Continue reading "Nate [Dogg] Would've Gotten Back On The Mic".

Rick Ross Credits Diddy & Baby For Inspiring Maybach Empire, "It Spilled Over From [Their] Music"

May 17, 2011 11:50 AM

Southern rapper Rick Ross recently discussed assembling his Maybach Music Group and why hip-hop stars like Diddy and Baby ultimately motivated him to create his own movement.

Continue reading Rick Ross Credits Diddy & Baby For Inspiring Maybach Empire, "It Spilled Over From [Their] Music".

18 Year-Old Lingerie Model Addresses Kanye West Steamy Hook-Up Rumor

May 17, 2011 10:30 AM

Lingerie model Kate Upton has stepped forward to quiet gossip blogs and rumors claiming she is the mystery woman who was busted lip-locking rap star Kanye West in a series of photos last weekend.

Continue reading 18 Year-Old Lingerie Model Addresses Kanye West Steamy Hook-Up Rumor.

Cali Swag's M-Bone Murder Stems From Jealousy, Says Girlfriend

May 17, 2011 8:55 AM

More details have emerged following Sunday's unexpected fatal shooting of Cali Swag District member Montae "M-Bone" Talbert as his girlfriend claims jealousy ultimately played a role in what went down.

Continue reading Cali Swag's M-Bone Murder Stems From Jealousy, Says Girlfriend.

Tyler The Creator Envisions Earl Sweatshirt's Future, "The World Will Be Ours!"

May 17, 2011 8:35 AM

Odd Future's Tyler the Creator has shared his reaction to estranged group member Earl Sweatshirt finally coming forward and updating fans on his whereabouts after months of "Free Earl" campaigns.

Continue reading Tyler The Creator Envisions Earl Sweatshirt's Future, "The World Will Be Ours!".

"He's One Of The Top 3 Greatest Rappers Of All Time"

May 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 Jay-Z's drummer Tony Royster Jr. gave Black Thought the title last week, Detroit's Apollo Brown crowns eLZhi SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He's One Of The Top 3 Greatest Rappers Of All Time".

Cassidy's Writings On The Wall Spell..."Redrum, Redrum"???

May 17, 2011 12:05 AM

For Caption Diss, the good ol' folks at SOHH are back at it giving y'all, my loyal doggies, a chance to capture the final word(s). The "Best We've Ever Read" headline gets to hold down that Cap Diss honor for a week.

Continue reading Cassidy's Writings On The Wall Spell..."Redrum, Redrum"???.

Photo of the Day: Cassidy's Writings On The Wall (Cap Diss)

May 17, 2011 12:00 AM

Pen Hand Strong: Cassidy takes a moment to jot out his thoughts.

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

Jon Stewart & Bill O'Reilly Fire Un-Common Blows [Video]

May 16, 2011 11:27 PM

Daily television hosts Jon Stewart and Bill O'Reilly kept their promise of debating one another Monday (May 16) evening over last week's White House poetry event invitation to rapper Common.

Continue reading Jon Stewart & Bill O'Reilly Fire Un-Common Blows [Video].

Nas Loses 'Lost Tapes 2' Forever, "The Timing For It Is Gone" [Video]

May 16, 2011 11:04 PM

Rap veteran Nas is leaving eager fans at a loss for words by announcing his decision to scrap the long-awaited Lost Tapes 2 compilation album due to complications with his current record label, Def Jam.

Continue reading Nas Loses 'Lost Tapes 2' Forever, "The Timing For It Is Gone" [Video].

Joe Budden Vs. Diggy Simmons

May 16, 2011 10:00 PM

With our first quarter Top 5 Dead or Alive match-ups in the books, we are pitting the first 10 weekly winners against one another to see whose list truly reigns supreme. In Round 1, there will be five total match-ups based one winning percentages. The match-up with the highest Round 1 winning percentage will be automatically placed in the Finals. Let's get ready to rumble!

In today's first Round 1 match-up, Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden faces off with the son of hip-hop pioneer Reverend Run, Diggy Simmons. Can Budden's picks pump, pump, pump up his votes or will the young Simmon dig a grave for his competitor his? Who makes it to next week's Round 2 match-up? You decide!

Continue reading Joe Budden Vs. Diggy Simmons.

J. Cole Rocs Away Jay-Z Feud Rumor, "Y'all Believe That?" [Video]

May 16, 2011 9:30 PM

Roc Nation's J. Cole has come forward to clear the air on a recent rumor claiming Jay-Z was reportedly upset with him over his delayed debut album.

Continue reading J. Cole Rocs Away Jay-Z Feud Rumor, "Y'all Believe That?" [Video].

Lil Wayne Packs 'Carter IV' W/ Surprise Only "For The Fans"

May 16, 2011 6:00 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV release date continues to creep closer and during his recent "MTV Unplugged" performance he revealed plans to attach a surprise to the project.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Packs 'Carter IV' W/ Surprise Only "For The Fans".

Nicki Minaj Won't Be Missing Diddy, Rapper Reportedly "Disappointed" W/ Management

May 16, 2011 5:25 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has reportedly parted ways with manager, rap mogul Diddy as due to problems with the services she received from the Bad Boy CEO.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Won't Be Missing Diddy, Rapper Reportedly "Disappointed" W/ Management.

Rihanna Receives Backlash For Following Chris Brown, "It's F*cking Twitter, Not The Alter!"

May 16, 2011 5:10 PM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna raised a few eyebrows over the weekend after following ex-boyfriend Chris Brown on Twitter and lashed back at criticism from her fans.

Continue reading Rihanna Receives Backlash For Following Chris Brown, "It's F*cking Twitter, Not The Alter!".

"I Think Cash Money Really Respects My Dad's Work"

May 16, 2011 5:00 PM

[With last week's Cash Money Content re-release of Iceberg Slim's Pimp, the late author's daughter reflects on her family's decision to partner with Baby to put out her father's first autobiographical book.]

Continue reading "I Think Cash Money Really Respects My Dad's Work".

"Too Cool To Care": "I Feel Like A Lot Of Rappers In The Game Right Now I'm Better Than"

May 16, 2011 4:15 PM

[With tomorrow's release of New Boyz's Too Cool to Care, the duo offer up their Top 5 reasons you should dig in your pockets and purchase their long-awaited sophomore effort.]

Continue reading "Too Cool To Care": "I Feel Like A Lot Of Rappers In The Game Right Now I'm Better Than".

Young Chris Calls Out Jay-Z & Kanye West, "They're Cheating Right Now"

May 16, 2011 2:50 PM

With Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne LP continuing to progress toward a release date, SOHH hit up former Roc-A-Fella artist Young Chris to get his take on the forthcoming joint project.

Continue reading Young Chris Calls Out Jay-Z & Kanye West, "They're Cheating Right Now".

"From The No Limit To The Cash Money...Everybody Ran..."

May 16, 2011 1:50 PM

[With New Orleans-bred powerhouses like Cash Money and No Limit continuing to add to their legacies, Big Easy-bred emcee Kidd Kidd gives his take on making it in his hometown.]

Continue reading "From The No Limit To The Cash Money...Everybody Ran...".

Jadakiss Can't Crack The LOX, "We're Going To Chop Some Of These F*cking Hands Off"

May 16, 2011 12:10 PM

New York rapper Jadakiss recently provided fans with an update on the long-awaited LOX album and said despite the anticipation, a confirmed release date has not yet been penciled in.

Continue reading Jadakiss Can't Crack The LOX, "We're Going To Chop Some Of These F*cking Hands Off".

Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt Finally Speaks, "I Miss Home"

May 16, 2011 10:43 AM

Odd Future's estranged group member Earl Sweatshirt has finally spoken and told supporters to not worry about his whereabouts despite an ongoing "Free Earl" campaign.

Continue reading Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt Finally Speaks, "I Miss Home".

Young Jeezy, Polow Da Don & More Unpaid Debts Exposed, "It's Insane"

May 16, 2011 9:43 AM

Atlanta artists Young Jeezy, Polow Da Don and more have been exposed over unpaid studio bills due to local recording engineers totaling into the thousands.

Continue reading Young Jeezy, Polow Da Don & More Unpaid Debts Exposed, "It's Insane".

BREAKING: Cali Swag District Member Fatally Shot

May 16, 2011 9:17 AM

A member of "Teach Me How To Dougie" group Cali Swag District was reportedly fatally shot last night (May 15) while in his hometown Inglewood, California.

Continue reading BREAKING: Cali Swag District Member Fatally Shot.

Kanye West Busted Lip Locking Mystery Blonde Hottie, "They Are Dating"

May 16, 2011 9:00 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West's romance woes may all be forgotten as he was busted getting up close and personal with a mystery woman recently in France.

Continue reading Kanye West Busted Lip Locking Mystery Blonde Hottie, "They Are Dating".

Photo of the Day: Lil Twist Gets A Taste Of His Own Kicks

May 16, 2011 12:00 AM

The Unusual: Young Money's Lil Twist shows off his fresh Nike kicks.

Photo taken from Lil Twist's Twitter

Canibus Can't Stomach Slaughterhouse Beef, "I'm Not Looking For Attention From Them"

May 15, 2011 9:08 PM

New York rapper Canibus has had a change of heart in his lyrical onslaught toward rap quartet Slaughterhouse by revealing his disinterest in continuing the rap beef.

Continue reading Canibus Can't Stomach Slaughterhouse Beef, "I'm Not Looking For Attention From Them".

Ciara Strips Down In South Beach, Gets Cozy W/ New Boy Friend

May 15, 2011 8:33 PM

R&B singer Ciara is no longer keeping her dating lifestyle in the closet by striping down and hitting Miami with new NBA boyfriend Amar'e Stoudemire this weekend.

Continue reading Ciara Strips Down In South Beach, Gets Cozy W/ New Boy Friend.

Drake Raises Eyebrows W/ 'Throne' Reference, "Did [He] Send A Subliminal Shot At Hov & Ye?"

May 15, 2011 12:21 PM

Young Money's Drake is being put into the spotlight just days after his "I'm On One" track debuted off DJ Khaled's upcoming We The Best Forever album with reports claiming shots may have been fired at Jay-Z and Kanye West.

Continue reading Drake Raises Eyebrows W/ 'Throne' Reference, "Did [He] Send A Subliminal Shot At Hov & Ye?".

Ludacris Disturbs Tha Wedding Bells, "I've Learned So Much About Myself This Past 2 Years Through Rumors"

May 15, 2011 9:30 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris has come forward to die down reports claiming he has turned in his bachelor card and become a married man.

Continue reading Ludacris Disturbs Tha Wedding Bells, "I've Learned So Much About Myself This Past 2 Years Through Rumors".

"I Hate When I'm Watching Rappers In Movies"

May 15, 2011 8:43 AM

Cash Money Records' Bow Wow has opened up about his thoughts on going Hollywood and what turns him off the most when watching an emcee try his or her hand at acting on the big screen.

Continue reading "I Hate When I'm Watching Rappers In Movies".

Jadakiss Wants 'King Of New York' Status, "That Sh*t Would Be Crazy"

May 15, 2011 8:28 AM

The LOX's Jadakiss recently talked about taking his career to the next level by moving into acting and why he sees himself playing the role of Christopher Walken from the 1990's cult classic, King of New York.

Continue reading Jadakiss Wants 'King Of New York' Status, "That Sh*t Would Be Crazy".

Havoc & Prodigy Prep Post-G-Unit Records Debut, "It's Not A Game" [Video]

May 15, 2011 8:06 AM

Mobb Deep's Havoc and Prodigy are hard at work in the studio and hinted at what fans can look forward to from their first retail collaborative project since 2006's Blood Money release through G-Unit Records.

Continue reading Havoc & Prodigy Prep Post-G-Unit Records Debut, "It's Not A Game" [Video].

Photo of the Day: Jadakiss Displays His Jordan Sneakers Stash

May 15, 2011 12:00 AM

Airborne: The LOX's Jadakiss balls up a storm with his Jordan sneaker stash.

Photo taken from Jadakiss' Twitter

Cassidy Arrested In New Jersey, "Consider This Person Armed & Dangerous"

May 14, 2011 10:06 PM

Philadelphia rapper Cassidy has reportedly been arrested by New Jersey cops Saturday (May 14) while traveling in the Garden State on an arrest warrant.

Continue reading Cassidy Arrested In New Jersey, "Consider This Person Armed & Dangerous".

Drake & Lil Wayne Ready For A 'Hot' Summer, "I Can't Wait To Come & Kill It"

May 14, 2011 9:46 PM

Young Money's Drake and Lil Wayne have confirmed their upcoming appearances at New York City radio station Hot 97's Summer Jam next month and what type of impact the annual event has on them.

Continue reading Drake & Lil Wayne Ready For A 'Hot' Summer, "I Can't Wait To Come & Kill It".

Nas Addresses Prodigy's Truce Phone Call, "I Think Maybe He Just Grew Up A Little Bit"

May 14, 2011 10:00 AM

After Prodigy broke the news of calling a truce with estranged rapper Nas upon his release from jail last March, "God's Son" has confirmed P's remarks and described their newfound relationship.

Continue reading Nas Addresses Prodigy's Truce Phone Call, "I Think Maybe He Just Grew Up A Little Bit".

Jadakiss Lox-In 'Must Be The Music' Role, "It's Not A Cameo But Ain't Like A Brad Pitt Part Either"

May 14, 2011 9:37 AM

The LOX's Jadakiss is looking to follow in the footprints of rappers-turned-actors like Common and Andre 3000 by revealing his role in an upcoming Hollywood film called Must Be The Music.

Continue reading Jadakiss Lox-In 'Must Be The Music' Role, "It's Not A Cameo But Ain't Like A Brad Pitt Part Either".

Tyler The Creator Still Sees No Future W/ Bruno Mars, "I Hate That Guy" [Video]

May 14, 2011 9:17 AM

Fans hoping to see Odd Future's Tyler the Creator and pop singer Bruno Mars on a track together may have to keep dreaming as the West Coast rapper has revealed his disinterest in the crooner.

Continue reading Tyler The Creator Still Sees No Future W/ Bruno Mars, "I Hate That Guy" [Video].

50 Cent Sprays Some Pretty Boy Swag Onto New LP

May 14, 2011 9:02 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent is far from done recruiting artists to contribute to his forthcoming Before I Self Destruct follow-up by clocking in some studio time with Soulja Boy Tell Em.

Continue reading 50 Cent Sprays Some Pretty Boy Swag Onto New LP.

Nicki Minaj Packs Bags For Great Escape, "The United States Has Had Enough Of Me"

May 14, 2011 8:38 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj recently updated fans on what she has going on as 2011 progresses including work on a sophomore album and plans to temporarily leave the United States.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Packs Bags For Great Escape, "The United States Has Had Enough Of Me".

Photo of the Day: Soulja Boy Loves His Mommy

May 14, 2011 12:00 AM

Family Ties: Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em shows off his mommy.

Photo taken from Soulja Boy's Twitter

UPDATE: Bill O'Reilly & Jon Stewart Face-Off Challenge Gets Green Light

May 13, 2011 11:38 PM

After challenging "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart to appear on his Fox News television program to debate rapper Common's invitation to a White House poetry event this week, media personality Bill O'Reilly's wish comes true.

Continue reading UPDATE: Bill O'Reilly & Jon Stewart Face-Off Challenge Gets Green Light.

Ace Hood Rolls Up Canibus' Strengths, "I Was There When Him & LL [Cool J] Were Beefing" [Video]

May 13, 2011 11:07 PM

Southern rapper Ace Hood recently revealed his admiration for New York emcees especially hip-hop veteran and popular battle rapper Canibus.

Continue reading Ace Hood Rolls Up Canibus' Strengths, "I Was There When Him & LL [Cool J] Were Beefing" [Video].

"The Music Is Just Powerful When Mobb Deep & Nas Work Together"

May 13, 2011 6:03 PM

Mobb Deep's Prodigy has opened up about patching his past issues with Nas and why fans can gracefully expect more records from the Queensbridge rap veterans.

Continue reading "The Music Is Just Powerful When Mobb Deep & Nas Work Together".

Jadakiss Keeps The Music Pouring, "You See That W/ Kanye, With Everybody, You Got To Leak Sh*t"

May 13, 2011 6:00 PM

The LOX's Jadakiss recently weighed in his thoughts with the current state of hip-hop and why fans expect ample amounts of free album quality music before fully supporting a retail project.

Continue reading Jadakiss Keeps The Music Pouring, "You See That W/ Kanye, With Everybody, You Got To Leak Sh*t".

Bill O'Reilly Can't Factor Common's Defenders, "This Is Far Beyond Dopy Lyrics" [Video]

May 13, 2011 5:30 PM

Controversial Fox Television host Bill O'Reilly has refused to let this week's Common/White House controversy die down by challenging "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart to justify defending the rapper.

Continue reading Bill O'Reilly Can't Factor Common's Defenders, "This Is Far Beyond Dopy Lyrics" [Video].

"Pimp: The Story Of My Life": "The [Pimp] Game Is Still Alive & Strong"

May 13, 2011 5:20 PM

[With this week's Cash Money Content re-release of Iceberg Slim's The Story of My Life: Pimp, the late author's daughter Misty Beck provides her Top 5 reasons you need to stop into a bookstore this weekend.]

Continue reading "Pimp: The Story Of My Life": "The [Pimp] Game Is Still Alive & Strong".

50 Cent Announces "2011 Get Rich Or Die Trying"

May 13, 2011 5:10 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent continues to tease fans eagerly awaiting a follow-up to 2009's Before I Self Destruct by calling the upcoming LP a revamped version of his debut.

Continue reading 50 Cent Announces "2011 Get Rich Or Die Trying".

Dallas Austin Teams W/ Boost Mobile For $10K Shot At Fame

May 13, 2011 3:45 PM

Renowned producer Dallas Austin has teamed up with Boost Mobile and MetroLyrics.com to offer aspiring artists an opportunity to win a shot at fame and $10,000 for their wallet.

Continue reading Dallas Austin Teams W/ Boost Mobile For $10K Shot At Fame.

eLZhi Names His Top 3 Nas Tracks, "[His Music] Definitely Affected The Way I Move My Pen"

May 13, 2011 2:30 PM

With eLZhi's Illmatic tribute (elmatic) continuing to generate buzz across the Internet, SOHH hit up the former Slum Village rhyme slinger to get the scoop on his Top 3 favorite Nas records.

Continue reading eLZhi Names His Top 3 Nas Tracks, "[His Music] Definitely Affected The Way I Move My Pen".

"If Chelsea [Handler] Wanted 50 Cent, She Would Have Had Him"

May 13, 2011 1:15 PM

In light of late night talk show host Chelsea Handler finally confirming her past romance with 50 Cent earlier this week, SOHH hit up VH1's "Big Morning Buzz Live" talk show host Carrie Keagan to gave her opinion on the former couple.

Continue reading "If Chelsea [Handler] Wanted 50 Cent, She Would Have Had Him".

Fox News Loses Common Sense, Amber Rose Shows Skin To Win, 50 Cent's Doing GG-GG-Greeat

May 13, 2011 12:35 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, Fox News rallies up the troops without Common Sense, Amber Rose's KING interview leaks but the photos truly reign supreme, 50 Cent has the world on his finger and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Fox News Loses Common Sense, Amber Rose Shows Skin To Win, 50 Cent's Doing GG-GG-Greeat.

Diddy's Manager Tells Rap Newcomers Ante Up, "We Won't Simon Cowell You Out"

May 13, 2011 11:45 AM

Diddy's manager, Chris Lighty, is looking to help put on for rap newcomers by offering artists an opportunity to have their music heard by him for a slight fee.

Continue reading Diddy's Manager Tells Rap Newcomers Ante Up, "We Won't Simon Cowell You Out".

Tyler the Creator Explains Odd Police Bust, "When I'm Around Cops, I Get Really Deviant"

May 13, 2011 11:33 AM

Odd Future leader Tyler the Creator has come forward to confirm speculation that he was briefly detained by police earlier this week while promoting his new Goblin album.

Continue reading Tyler the Creator Explains Odd Police Bust, "When I'm Around Cops, I Get Really Deviant".

Put On For My City Part IV: Curren$y Vs. Drag-On

May 13, 2011 11:00 AM

Congrats to Drag-On for torching Fred the God's picks with an 83% win in Round 2. But can the former Ruff Ryder drag down New Orleans' Curren$y or will Spitta cash out the Bronx rapper? Whose list gets the props? You decide!

Continue reading Put On For My City Part IV: Curren$y Vs. Drag-On.

Nicki Minaj Switches Gears To Lil Wayne's Drive, "I Never Have To Worry About Him Thinking I'm Going Too Far Left"

May 13, 2011 9:42 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj recently opened up about her admiration toward Lil Wayne and how being under his wing drives her to exercise more creative freedom.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Switches Gears To Lil Wayne's Drive, "I Never Have To Worry About Him Thinking I'm Going Too Far Left".

Mobb Deep "Storm" Reunion Show W/ Help From Queen Bee [Video]

May 13, 2011 9:14 AM

Mobb Deep's long-awaited first performance since group member Prodigy started his three-year jail sentence in 2008 went down last night (May 12) with some surprise guest appearances including "Quiet Storm" collaborator Lil Kim.

Continue reading Mobb Deep "Storm" Reunion Show W/ Help From Queen Bee [Video].

Photo of the Day: Fabolous Shows Off His Jordans

May 13, 2011 12:00 AM

Air Time: Brooklyn's Fabolous shows off his latest pair of Air Jordans.

Photo taken from Fabolous' Twitter

Just Blaze Breaks Silence On Cam'ron Rift, "[He Said], 'F You, F Your Beats'"

May 12, 2011 11:50 PM

Former Roc-A-Fella artist Just Blaze has broken silence on his past rift from Dipset's Cam'ron despite making multiple hit records together including their 2002 anthem, "Oh Boy."

Continue reading Just Blaze Breaks Silence On Cam'ron Rift, "[He Said], 'F You, F Your Beats'".

Sha Money XL Names His Top 5 Music Moguls, "It Takes A Special Dude To Sit Between Dr. Dre, 50 Cent & Eminem"

May 12, 2011 11:49 PM

Def Jam Senior VP of A&R/G-Unit producer Sha Money XL has revealed his Top 5 favorite music industry executives of all time ranging from Interscope Records CEO Jimmy Iovine to music mogul Lyor Cohen.

Continue reading Sha Money XL Names His Top 5 Music Moguls, "It Takes A Special Dude To Sit Between Dr. Dre, 50 Cent & Eminem".

Jay-Z & Kanye West Go W/ 'Les' For "Watch The Throne"

May 12, 2011 11:25 PM

Grammy-winning rappers Jay-Z and Kanye West will polish up their forthcoming Watch the Throne album by recruiting R&B hitmaker Ryan Leslie.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Kanye West Go W/ 'Les' For "Watch The Throne".

Game Leads 'R.E.D. Nation' TV Protest, "We Gone Win No Matter What!" [Video]

May 12, 2011 6:03 PM

West Coast rapper Game has kept his word by releasing his "Red Nation" music video online amidst its alleged ban by mainstream television networks MTV and BET.

Continue reading Game Leads 'R.E.D. Nation' TV Protest, "We Gone Win No Matter What!" [Video].

Lil Boosie Thrown Into 23-Hour Lockdown, "They Got People Get Stabbed & Killed Here"

May 12, 2011 5:38 PM

Days after incarcerated rapper Lil Boosie released an in-jail photo of himself, he has now opened up about what his experience has been like since getting placed into 23-hour lockdown last summer.

Continue reading Lil Boosie Thrown Into 23-Hour Lockdown, "They Got People Get Stabbed & Killed Here".

Sarah Palin Denies Anti-Rap Perception, "I Know The Lyrics To 'Rappers Delight' Too" [Video]

May 12, 2011 4:57 PM

Former Governor of Alaska Sarah Palin has made sure to remind critics of her appreciation toward hip-hop despite calling out Chicago rapper Common's invitation to a White House poetry event this week.

Continue reading Sarah Palin Denies Anti-Rap Perception, "I Know The Lyrics To 'Rappers Delight' Too" [Video].

Carrie Keagan Names Her Dream Rap Co-Hosts, "Nicki Minaj Is Cool As Sh*t"

May 12, 2011 4:35 PM

With her new VH1 "Big Morning Buzz Live" daily talk show premiering this week, SOHH hit up host Carrie Keagan to find out which three rappers she could see as co-hosts.

Continue reading Carrie Keagan Names Her Dream Rap Co-Hosts, "Nicki Minaj Is Cool As Sh*t".

"I Don't Believe There's Too Many Producers That's Better Than..."

May 12, 2011 4:35 PM

Mississipi rapper David Banner recently discussed his motivation to momentarily hang up the mic and currently focus on his burgeoning career as a producer.

Continue reading "I Don't Believe There's Too Many Producers That's Better Than...".

Just Blaze Reveals Dr. Dre's Real "Detox" Motivation

May 12, 2011 1:00 PM

Producer Just Blaze has opened up about his contribution to Dr. Dre's forthcoming Detox album and what ultimately motivated him to recently put the long-awaited project in full throttle.

Continue reading Just Blaze Reveals Dr. Dre's Real "Detox" Motivation.

Kanye West's Latest G.O.O.D. Music Signing Confirmed, "It's Definitely Official"

May 12, 2011 11:10 AM

After initial media speculation last weekend, producer Hit-Boy has come forward to confirm his induction into Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music team.

Continue reading Kanye West's Latest G.O.O.D. Music Signing Confirmed, "It's Definitely Official".

"I Can Be Topless On Miami Beach, That Doesn't Make Me A Whore"

May 12, 2011 8:41 AM

Model Amber Rose opens up about fans' misconception of herself and why she continues to be associated as a celebrity groupie in the new issue of KING magazine.

Continue reading "I Can Be Topless On Miami Beach, That Doesn't Make Me A Whore".

Saigon Answers Prodigy's Disses, "He's Texting Me Saying', 'I'm Telling Alchemist We Should Do A Song'"

May 12, 2011 8:29 AM

New York rapper Saigon responded to Mobb Deep's Prodigy, in light of recent disses made toward him, claiming P has been secretly trying to mend their past feud.

Continue reading Saigon Answers Prodigy's Disses, "He's Texting Me Saying', 'I'm Telling Alchemist We Should Do A Song'".

Rakim Tells New Rappers To Wake-Up, "I Don't See A Lot Of Artistry Out There"

May 12, 2011 8:13 AM

Rap pioneer Rakim recently weighed in his thoughts on the current state of hip-hop and why outside of artists like B.o.B. and Lupe Fiasco, the game is in need of some renovation.

Continue reading Rakim Tells New Rappers To Wake-Up, "I Don't See A Lot Of Artistry Out There".

Soulja Boy Lands 2Pac Biopic Shot, "They Reached Out To Me To Play The Part"

May 12, 2011 7:56 AM

Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has revealed the possibility of taking part in the upcoming Tupac Shakur biopic claiming a talent agency has reached out to recruit him.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Lands 2Pac Biopic Shot, "They Reached Out To Me To Play The Part".

Young Money's Shanell Holds Her Own, "[Lil] Wayne's Reason For Choosing Each Of Us Is That..."

May 12, 2011 1:25 AM

Young Money singer Shanell aka SNL recently discussed her role on Lil Wayne's record label and why each artist has a specific purpose to keep the team's flag waving.

Continue reading Young Money's Shanell Holds Her Own, "[Lil] Wayne's Reason For Choosing Each Of Us Is That...".

"I See Him Kind Of Like The Way I See Mos Def"

May 12, 2011 12:15 AM

[SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After Oddisee gave Freeway the title earlier this week, Jay-Z's drummer Tony Royster Jr. crowns The Roots' Black Thought SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "I See Him Kind Of Like The Way I See Mos Def".

Photo of the Day: Game Gets Right For The Summer

May 12, 2011 12:00 AM

6-Pac Back: West Coast rapper Game gets his body right for the summer.

Photo take from Game's Twitter

Tyler The Creator's "Goblin" Projected To Sell 45K In First-Week

May 11, 2011 11:32 PM

Odd Future leader Tyler the Creator's Goblin is reportedly en route to sell up to 45,000 copies in its first week on store shelves.

Continue reading Tyler The Creator's "Goblin" Projected To Sell 45K In First-Week.

Pill Keeps The Clocks Ticking In "96 Minutes"

May 11, 2011 11:00 PM

Maybach Music's Pill has taken his talents to Hollywood by announcing his involvement in an upcoming film called "96 Minutes."

Continue reading Pill Keeps The Clocks Ticking In "96 Minutes".

Mos Def Goes Bad On Both Sides, Preps "Dexter" Face-Off

May 11, 2011 10:41 PM

Brooklyn rap veteran Mos Def continues his hand at packing onto an extensive acting career by agreeing to appear on Showtime television series "Dexter" set to premiere later this year.

Continue reading Mos Def Goes Bad On Both Sides, Preps "Dexter" Face-Off.

"You're Always Going To Be A Part Of 'Tha Carter' Sh*t"

May 11, 2011 6:30 PM

Southern rapper David Banner has opened up about locking in time with Lil Wayne and revealed his hopes to have at least one of his twelve Tha Carter IV submitted beats make the final cut.

Continue reading "You're Always Going To Be A Part Of 'Tha Carter' Sh*t".

Amber Rose Crushes Kanye West & Wiz Khalifa Comparisons, "I Did Not Downgrade At All"

May 11, 2011 5:05 PM

Model Amber Rose speaks candidly on her newfound love interest in the form of Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa and why critics should not make comparisons to Kanye West in the new issue of KING magazine.

Continue reading Amber Rose Crushes Kanye West & Wiz Khalifa Comparisons, "I Did Not Downgrade At All".

"Raphael Saadiq, Mmm, He Is A Talented Motherf*cker"

May 11, 2011 4:30 PM

[With this week's VH1 premiere of the "Big Morning Buzz Live" talk show, animated and colorful host Carrie Keagan opens up about ditching Los Angeles to take her bite of the Big Apple.]

Continue reading "Raphael Saadiq, Mmm, He Is A Talented Motherf*cker".

Angela Yee Plays Dr. Love For Kanye West, Lil Scrappy & Joe Budden

May 11, 2011 4:20 PM

With hip-hop couples hitting the rocks as of late, SOHH reached out to New York Power 105.1 "The Breakfast Club" host Angela Yee to find out what love advice she has for Kanye West, Lil Scrappy and Joe Budden.

Continue reading Angela Yee Plays Dr. Love For Kanye West, Lil Scrappy & Joe Budden.

Prodigy & N.O.R.E. Dead 'Infamous' Feud, "Sh*t Happened & I Told The Story"

May 11, 2011 3:20 PM

Mobb Deep's Prodigy and CNN's Noreaga have placed their differences aside after tensions rose due to the fact that details of a past fight became public knowledge in the Queensbridge MC's recently released memoir, My Infamous Life.

Continue reading Prodigy & N.O.R.E. Dead 'Infamous' Feud, "Sh*t Happened & I Told The Story".

eLZhi Reveals 'Illmatic' Remake Stamp Of Approval, "He Heard About It & He's Feeling It"

May 11, 2011 2:25 PM

Fresh off yesterday's Illmatic-themed tribute entitled elmatic, SOHH hit up Detroit rapper eLZhi to find out if he had an opportunity to reach out to Nas and get his reaction to the release.

Continue reading eLZhi Reveals 'Illmatic' Remake Stamp Of Approval, "He Heard About It & He's Feeling It".

Bruno Mars Tells Tyler To Keep Dreaming, "He Has To Wait In Line If He Wants To Stab Me"

May 11, 2011 2:00 PM

Pop crooner Bruno Mars has finally offered up a response to Odd Future's Tyler the Creator after being publicly dissed on the rapper's "Yonkers" record earlier this year.

Continue reading Bruno Mars Tells Tyler To Keep Dreaming, "He Has To Wait In Line If He Wants To Stab Me".

Beastie Boys Are Hot At No. 2, Jennifer Lopez Finds Love In Top 5, Sade & Musiq Invade The Chart

May 11, 2011 1:30 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, The Beastie Boys are back at No. 2, Jennifer Lopez butts into  the Top 5 plus Sade and Musiq Soulchild invade the chart.

Continue reading Beastie Boys Are Hot At No. 2, Jennifer Lopez Finds Love In Top 5, Sade & Musiq Invade The Chart.

Uptown Brawl: Drag-On Vs. Fred The Godson

May 11, 2011 1:00 PM

Congrats to Round 1 winner Curren$y who championed with a whopping 100 percent vote. Today, we take it the birthplace of hip-hop, as rap newcomer Fred the Godson faces off against Drag-On. Will Fred's list make him a Made Man, or is Drag's list powered at full speed? Which Bronx bomber gets the props? You decide!

Continue reading Uptown Brawl: Drag-On Vs. Fred The Godson.

"I Would Love To See Puffy & Jay-Z Doing The 'Baller Roll' Dance"

May 11, 2011 12:25 PM

With yesterday's release of his Bay Area Boss album, California rapper Kafani gives SOHH the reasons why his new "Baller Roll" single will be the latest record to have people doing its accompanying, signature dance.

Continue reading "I Would Love To See Puffy & Jay-Z Doing The 'Baller Roll' Dance".

Tyler The Creator Clears Up 'F*ck The Police' Rant, "[They] Had Us In Cuffs For No Reason"

May 11, 2011 11:55 AM

Odd Future's Tyler the Creator has provided more details on his run-in with Los Angeles police yesterday (May 10) claiming he was briefly detained, not arrested.

Continue reading Tyler The Creator Clears Up 'F*ck The Police' Rant, "[They] Had Us In Cuffs For No Reason".

Chelsea Couldn't Handle 50 Cent's Gestures, "I Don't Really Like Gifts From Rappers Since I'm Not A Hooker" [Video]

May 11, 2011 11:35 AM

Late night television host Chelsea Handler has revealed more details to her past relationship with rap star 50 Cent and confirmed returning luxury gifts sent her way from the G-Unit leader.

Continue reading Chelsea Couldn't Handle 50 Cent's Gestures, "I Don't Really Like Gifts From Rappers Since I'm Not A Hooker" [Video].

Romeo Can't Break A Leg, "Anybody Can Go At Any Time"

May 11, 2011 10:30 AM

A few weeks after heating up the "Dancing with the Stars" competition with an on-screen kiss, rapper-turned-actor Romeo Miller has been dismissed from the weekly television elimination program.

Continue reading Romeo Can't Break A Leg, "Anybody Can Go At Any Time".

Nick Cannon's Grand Pops Sides W/ Eminem, "Nick, Why You Messing With Him For?" [Video]

May 11, 2011 10:05 AM

Actor/Rapper Nick Cannon keeps true to his word at addressing his beef with Eminem on an upcoming "Mr. Showbiz" television special as seen in a new leaked segment from his stand-up show.

Continue reading Nick Cannon's Grand Pops Sides W/ Eminem, "Nick, Why You Messing With Him For?" [Video].

Photo of the Day: Tyler the Creator Spots His New Album

May 11, 2011 12:00 AM

Roll Up: Odd Future's Tyler the Creator spots his new Goblin album in stores.

Photo taken from Tyler the Creator's Twitter

Odd Future's Tyler The Creator Busted In LA, "I Swear To Atheist God, F*CK COPS"

May 10, 2011 10:53 PM

Odd Future's Tyler the Creator was reportedly busted by police Tuesday (May 10) in Los Angeles and took to his Twitter page to publicly air out legal enforcement.

Continue reading Odd Future's Tyler The Creator Busted In LA, "I Swear To Atheist God, F*CK COPS".

50 Cent Details Secret Diddy Chats, "He'll Call & Say, 'What's Up Playboy?'" [Video]

May 10, 2011 10:10 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent recently sat down with New York radio veteran Funkmaster Flex to assure fans he is not looking to spark a rap beef with one-time rival Diddy.

Continue reading 50 Cent Details Secret Diddy Chats, "He'll Call & Say, 'What's Up Playboy?'" [Video].

Lloyd Banks Says No To Groupie Love, "[I Need] Somebody That's Understanding" [Video]

May 10, 2011 4:15 PM

G-Unit member Lloyd Banks has shown the softer side of new interview with hip-hop personality Funkmaster Flex by revealing what he looks for in a woman.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Says No To Groupie Love, "[I Need] Somebody That's Understanding" [Video].

"Bay Area Boss": "It's Going To Have You Out There Shaking Your A**"

May 10, 2011 3:55 PM

[With today's release of Bay Area Boss, California rapper Kafani rolls up his Top 5 reasons why you need this new album in your playlist.]

Continue reading "Bay Area Boss": "It's Going To Have You Out There Shaking Your A**".

Waka Flocka's NC Shooters Get Last Laugh, "I'm Not Thrilled About Having To Dismiss These Charges"

May 10, 2011 2:25 PM

A group of men arrested for allegedly shooting at Waka Flocka Flame's tour bus last February have reportedly been let off the hook.

Continue reading Waka Flocka's NC Shooters Get Last Laugh, "I'm Not Thrilled About Having To Dismiss These Charges".

Common Responds To "Vile" Reports, "Apparently Sarah Palin & Fox News Doesn't Like Me"

May 10, 2011 2:20 PM

Chicago rap veteran Common has responded to being labeled as a "vile" artist by former Governor of Alaska Sarah Palin and Fox News after he received an invitation to a poetry event hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama.

Continue reading Common Responds To "Vile" Reports, "Apparently Sarah Palin & Fox News Doesn't Like Me".

Tyler The Creator, "Goblin"

May 10, 2011 2:15 PM


Odd Future frontman Tyler the Creator once again offers listeners a dose of the dark side as his second studio release, Goblin, lands in stores today.

Continue reading Tyler The Creator, "Goblin" .

"It's A Tribute To One Of The Illest Albums That's Ever Touched Hip-Hop"

May 10, 2011 1:55 PM

[With today's long-awaited release of elmatic, Detroit rap veteran eLZhi explains his motivation to make a tribute to Nas' 1994 classic, Illmatic.]

Continue reading "It's A Tribute To One Of The Illest Albums That's Ever Touched Hip-Hop".

Lil Wayne Kisses "Carter IV" W/ Jada, It's Definitely Some Deep Lyrics, Not Just Popping Bottles Sh*t"

May 10, 2011 1:05 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne is adding a touch of New York flavor to his upcoming Tha Carter IV album by recruiting The LOX's Jadakiss to contribute to the long-awaited LP.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Kisses "Carter IV" W/ Jada, It's Definitely Some Deep Lyrics, Not Just Popping Bottles Sh*t".

DJ Khaled Is Gym, Gym, Gym, No Matter What, "Let's Go Swimming" [Video]

May 10, 2011 12:45 PM

With summer just around the corner, DJ Khaled is getting a head start on  his fitness by demonstrating his workout skills, proving his hustle stretches into the gym.

Continue reading DJ Khaled Is Gym, Gym, Gym, No Matter What, "Let's Go Swimming" [Video].

Trina Cleans Up Dirty Misconception, "People Really Didn't Take The South That Seriously"

May 10, 2011 12:30 PM

Miami rapper Trina has shed light on the past misconceptions of Southern music and why rappers like T.I. and Rick Ross have helped garner respect for the region.

Continue reading Trina Cleans Up Dirty Misconception, "People Really Didn't Take The South That Seriously".

Game Gets Banned From TV, "BET Said Me & [Lil Wayne] Were Too Gang Affiliated In It"

May 10, 2011 12:20 PM

West Coast rhyme slinger  Game has hit a major roadblock for the promotion of his upcoming R.E.D. Album as his new "Red Nation" music video has been banned from television.

Continue reading Game Gets Banned From TV, "BET Said Me & [Lil Wayne] Were Too Gang Affiliated In It".

Joe Budden Responds To Esther Baxter Abuse Claims, "Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies" [Audio]

May 10, 2011 11:50 AM

Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden has stepped forward to clear his name in light of ex-girlfriend/model Esther Baxter physical abuse accusations while they were romantically involved.

Continue reading Joe Budden Responds To Esther Baxter Abuse Claims, "Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies" [Audio].

"I Got My A** Kicked Writing Hit Records For Game"

May 10, 2011 11:35 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent reveals his disinterest in helping pen hit records for artists after putting time and energy into Game's 2005 debut album, The Documentary, in the new issue of VIBE magazine.

Continue reading "I Got My A** Kicked Writing Hit Records For Game".

"Without Him, Rhymes Wouldn't Have Evolved As Much As They Did"

May 10, 2011 12:15 AM

[SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After Prodigy gave Tony Yayo the title last week, producer Oddisee crowns Freeway SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "Without Him, Rhymes Wouldn't Have Evolved As Much As They Did".

Kobe Bryant Does The Tony Yayo Hand Dance

May 10, 2011 12:05 AM

For Caption Diss, the good ol' folks at SOHH are back at it giving y'all, my loyal doggies, a chance to capture the final word(s). The "Best We've Ever Read" headline gets to hold down that Cap Diss honor for a week.

Continue reading Kobe Bryant Does The Tony Yayo Hand Dance.

Photo of the Day: Kobe Bryant Does The Tony Yayo Dance

May 10, 2011 12:00 AM

Legend of the Falls: Los Angeles' Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant takes a moment to sort things out.

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

"Rappers Like Jay-Z Have A Huge Fan Base & [They] Want To Know..."

May 9, 2011 11:55 PM

With the rise of rappers like Prodigy and Jay-Z penning their own books as of late, Cash Money Content author Wahida Clark recently spoke to SOHH about hip-hop literature.

Continue reading "Rappers Like Jay-Z Have A Huge Fan Base & [They] Want To Know...".

Joe Budden & Chris Brown Clash, "Pump Pump Pump It Up!"

May 9, 2011 11:52 PM

Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden and R&B singer Chris Brown got into a brief melee Monday (May 9) night after the New Jersey rapper allegedly made a subliminal comment toward him.

Continue reading Joe Budden & Chris Brown Clash, "Pump Pump Pump It Up!".

Gucci Mane Catches Huge Brrreak, Ices Nearly 2 Years In Jail

May 9, 2011 5:50 PM

Southern rapper Gucci Mane, who is currently behind bars on for probation violation, is reportedly set to hit the streets once again as early as next month.

Continue reading Gucci Mane Catches Huge Brrreak, Ices Nearly 2 Years In Jail.

Royce Da 5'9 Defends Keeping Eminem Joint EP Limited

May 9, 2011 5:10 PM

Slaughterhouse's Royce Da 5'9 has justified his and Eminem's decision to keep their Hell: The Sequel EP project from turning into a full-length album.

Continue reading Royce Da 5'9 Defends Keeping Eminem Joint EP Limited.

Lil Boosie Wipes Down The Block, Releases In-Jail Pic

May 9, 2011 4:30 PM

Southern rapper Lil Boosie has made sure to inform supporters of his well condition by releasing a new photo of himself while in a jail cell.

Continue reading Lil Boosie Wipes Down The Block, Releases In-Jail Pic.

"I Don't Curse As Much As People Think I Do"

May 9, 2011 4:25 PM

[As June marks six months at New York radio station Power 105.1, Angela Yee reflects on leaving Sirius Satellite Radio and her experiences as the station's morning show host.]

Continue reading "I Don't Curse As Much As People Think I Do".

50 Cent's Sleek Headphones Deal Destruction Explained

May 9, 2011 3:05 PM

G-Unit fans eagerly awaiting an explanation for the demise of 50 Cent's Sleek headphones deal can rest easy as new reports claim the rap star pulled the trigger on the company.

Continue reading 50 Cent's Sleek Headphones Deal Destruction Explained.

Benzino Gets "On Dat" W/ Redd Eyezz, "We Don't Come Together To Do This For Show" [Audio]

May 9, 2011 1:05 PM

With the release of Benzino and rap newcomer Redd Eyezz's "I'm On Dat" track buzzing across the Internet, the Boston hip-hop veteran gives SOHH the inside scoop on the song's message.

Continue reading Benzino Gets "On Dat" W/ Redd Eyezz, "We Don't Come Together To Do This For Show" [Audio].

Canibus Is "Delusional", Says Royce Da 5'9

May 9, 2011 12:25 PM

Slaughterhouse fanatics hoping to witness a verbal retaliation toward Canibus over a new diss record aimed at select members might be disappointed, as Royce Da 5'9 has said a response is not in the works.

Continue reading Canibus Is "Delusional", Says Royce Da 5'9.

Big Easy Battle: Curren$y Vs. Kidd Kidd

May 9, 2011 12:15 PM

Congrats to Has-Lo for winning last week's Final Round. This week's Round 1, we take a trip down to the New Orleans to see if Curren$y's picks stack up or if fellow Big Easy rapper Kidd Kidd will cash out. Whose list gets the props? You decide!

Continue reading Big Easy Battle: Curren$y Vs. Kidd Kidd.

"In The North They're Big On Tight Lyrics & In The South, It's Based On Swagger"

May 9, 2011 11:50 AM

DJ Khaled protege Ace Hood recently shared his input on generating a regional buzz and what ultimately marks the difference between standards for Northern and Southern music.

Continue reading "In The North They're Big On Tight Lyrics & In The South, It's Based On Swagger".

50 Cent Wants To Make G.O.O.D. On New LP, "I Want To Get With Kanye"

May 9, 2011 11:30 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent opens up about his forthcoming Before I Self Destruct follow-up album and what hip-hop producers he is looking to collaborate with in the new VIBE magazine.

Continue reading 50 Cent Wants To Make G.O.O.D. On New LP, "I Want To Get With Kanye".

The King Shall Return, T.I.'s Prison Release Date Revealed

May 9, 2011 11:20 AM

Fans eagerly awaiting T.I.'s return home can finally mark a date on their calendars, as the "King of the South" is currently scheduled to become a free man in September.

Continue reading The King Shall Return, T.I.'s Prison Release Date Revealed.

Drake Scores Huge Payout, Sends Kanye West Packing W/ $1 Mil Show Fee

May 9, 2011 9:14 AM

Young Money's Drake managed to earn a huge payout over the weekend by performing at a former television network executive's party as the replacement for Kanye West.

Continue reading Drake Scores Huge Payout, Sends Kanye West Packing W/ $1 Mil Show Fee.

50 Cent Rips Jay-Z Friendship Card, "We Don't Have Those Kinds Of Relationships"

May 9, 2011 8:43 AM

Rap star 50 Cent has cleared up speculation suggesting just because he has appeared at shows and on songs together with Jay-Z, there is no friendship bond between the two.

Continue reading 50 Cent Rips Jay-Z Friendship Card, "We Don't Have Those Kinds Of Relationships".

Photo of the Day: Rick Ross Maybach Cruisin'

May 9, 2011 12:00 AM

Drive Slow Homie: Maybach Music's Rick Ross cruises around town.

Photo taken from Rick Ross' Twitter

Young Money's Tyga Joins Color-Changing Hair Dye Craze

May 8, 2011 8:34 PM

Young Money's Tyga looks to be following in Chris Brown and Wiz Khalifa's footsteps by joining the recent hair dye craze.

Continue reading Young Money's Tyga Joins Color-Changing Hair Dye Craze.

"I Think He Needs To Talk About The Situation In Itself, What Actually Happened To Rihanna"

May 8, 2011 1:29 PM

R&B superstar Chris Brown's mother, Joyce Hawkins, recently discussed her son's life and why he should fully come clean on the publicized physical dispute he had with ex-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009.

Continue reading "I Think He Needs To Talk About The Situation In Itself, What Actually Happened To Rihanna".

Prodigy, Malice, Young Chris & More Recall The Women Their Moms Hated

May 8, 2011 12:30 PM

In the film Jumping The Broom, two families avidly attempt to keep their engaged children from marrying each other. In honor of Mother's Day, rappers Prodigy, Malice, Chingy, Young Chris and Oddisee reminisce upon the ex-flames their mothers warned to steer clear from -- and turns out, they were right!

Continue reading Prodigy, Malice, Young Chris & More Recall The Women Their Moms Hated.

Royce Da 5'9 & Joe Budden On Manny Pacquiao's Win, "You Really Think PacMan Can Beat Floyd After That Performance?"

May 8, 2011 6:45 AM

After last night's Manny Pacquiao boxing victory over "Sugar" Shane Mosley, Slaughterhouse's Royce Da 5'9 and Joe Budden have shared their reactions and what the future holds for Pac Man.

Continue reading Royce Da 5'9 & Joe Budden On Manny Pacquiao's Win, "You Really Think PacMan Can Beat Floyd After That Performance?".

Pusha T Grinds Out Critics, "They Were In Love W/ Rick Ross Or Jeezy Or Loved Jay-Z Circa '96 To 'Hard Knock Life'"

May 8, 2011 6:31 AM

The Clipse's Pusha T has shared his input and opinion on critics slamming his content by claiming his primary focus is drugs.

Continue reading Pusha T Grinds Out Critics, "They Were In Love W/ Rick Ross Or Jeezy Or Loved Jay-Z Circa '96 To 'Hard Knock Life'".

Nas Follows In Jay-Z's Footsteps, "I Am Honored To Have This Be The First Award I Ever Won Of This Magnitude"

May 8, 2011 6:15 AM

Grammy-nominated rapper Nas is following in Jay-Z's footsteps these days as the hip-hop veteran was formally announced as a winner of a National Sports Emmy over the weekend.

Continue reading Nas Follows In Jay-Z's Footsteps, "I Am Honored To Have This Be The First Award I Ever Won Of This Magnitude".

Photo of the Day: Kidd Kidd & 50 Cent Rock The Mic

May 8, 2011 12:00 AM

Have A Party: Kidd Kidd and 50 Cent rock the mic at The Reallionaire album release event.

Photo credit: The Street Cam

Consequence Gives Amber Rose A Pass In Kanye West Dispute, "I Relate To Who She Is"

May 7, 2011 8:19 PM

Former G.O.O.D. Music artist Consequence has relaxed Amber Rose fans concerned he will include the blonde bombshell in his current publicized rant against Kanye West.

Continue reading Consequence Gives Amber Rose A Pass In Kanye West Dispute, "I Relate To Who She Is".

Jay-Z & Kanye West Change Clothes & Hotels, "No Beyonce & No Booze"

May 7, 2011 5:30 PM

Grammy-winning rappers Jay-Z and Kanye West are continuing to put in work for their forthcoming Watch the Throne collaboration album by switching to a new studio hotel location in New York City.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Kanye West Change Clothes & Hotels, "No Beyonce & No Booze".

Chris Brown's Mom On Leaked Nude Pic, "He Said, 'I Pretty Much Know Who Did It'" [Video]

May 7, 2011 9:55 AM

R&B superstar Chris Brown's mother, Joyce Hawkins, has shared her reaction to the singer's nude photo leaking across the Internet last March.

Continue reading Chris Brown's Mom On Leaked Nude Pic, "He Said, 'I Pretty Much Know Who Did It'" [Video].

LL Cool J's Camp Hush Transexual Accusations

May 7, 2011 9:33 AM

Rap veteran LL Cool J's camp has responded to accusations made by a transgender woman claiming she previously had a sexual encounter with the hip-hop mogul.

Continue reading LL Cool J's Camp Hush Transexual Accusations.

Consequence Scolds Q-Tip Over ATCQ Doc Outburst, "I Was Really Disappointed In My Cousin"

May 7, 2011 9:13 AM

Former G.O.O.D. Music affiliate Consequence recently shared his reaction to Q-Tip publicly airing out his frustrations over a forthcoming A Tribe Called Quest documentary set to hit the big screen this summer.

Continue reading Consequence Scolds Q-Tip Over ATCQ Doc Outburst, "I Was Really Disappointed In My Cousin".

Mobb Deep's Prodigy Addresses Sick, Hospital Rumors

May 7, 2011 8:56 AM

Mobb Deep's Prodigy has come forward to clear the air on alleged rumors claiming he is sick and has been hospitalized.

Continue reading Mobb Deep's Prodigy Addresses Sick, Hospital Rumors.

Dr. Dre & Eminem Deliver 'Hard' Punch W/ "Detox" Teaser [Audio]

May 7, 2011 8:28 AM

Grammy-winning rappers Dr. Dre and Eminem kept their word on releasing new Detox music by premiering a snippet of their "Die Hard" collaboration last night (May 6).

Continue reading Dr. Dre & Eminem Deliver 'Hard' Punch W/ "Detox" Teaser [Audio].

Photo of the Day: Prodigy Gets Ready For His WPIX 11 Interview

May 7, 2011 12:00 AM

Look At Me Now: Mobb Deep's Prodigy hits the dressing room for a WPIX Channel 11 interview.

Photo taken from Prodigy's Twitter

Pusha T Envisions Big Stars In Odd's Future, "These Guys Are Super-Super Talented"

May 6, 2011 5:55 PM

The Clipse's Pusha T recently spoke on his respect for rap newcomers Odd Future and how Tyler the Creator convinced him to share the same microphone.

Continue reading Pusha T Envisions Big Stars In Odd's Future, "These Guys Are Super-Super Talented".

50 Cent Loses Mega Business Deal, "Hate It Or Love It, Sleek By 50 Is No More"

May 6, 2011 5:22 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has reportedly had his Sleek By 50 headphones venture gone underwater as Sleek Audio is now announcing their disassociation from the rap star.

Continue reading 50 Cent Loses Mega Business Deal, "Hate It Or Love It, Sleek By 50 Is No More".

Soulja Boy Melts Ice-T 'Juice' Dispute, "I'm Not Thinking About Him"

May 6, 2011 5:05 PM

Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has reminded fans his focus is on the music and not Ice-T despite recently publicly airing him out over remarks made toward his upcoming Juice film remake.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Melts Ice-T 'Juice' Dispute, "I'm Not Thinking About Him".

Flavor Flav Gets Fried, Named In $30K Chicken Scam

May 6, 2011 3:30 PM

Public Enemy's Flavor Flav has reportedly been accused of cutting out a former business partner from a fast-food business deal that cost him a $30,000 check.

Continue reading Flavor Flav Gets Fried, Named In $30K Chicken Scam.

Malice Respects Prodigy, Jay-Z & Styles P's Pen Game, "There's Nothing That [They] Can't Do"

May 6, 2011 1:25 PM

With the recent trend of rappers like Prodigy, Jay-Z and Styles P releasing their own books, SOHH hit up rapper-turned-author Malice to get his take on artists landing publishing deals.

Continue reading Malice Respects Prodigy, Jay-Z & Styles P's Pen Game, "There's Nothing That [They] Can't Do".

Jay-Z & Kanye West's Throne Rusts, Joe Budden's Wifey Wish List, Prez Obama's Superman P.S.A.

May 6, 2011 12:50 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch The Throne LP gathers more rust, Joe Budden gets played by another jump-off...AGAIN, President Barack Obama saves the day and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Jay-Z & Kanye West's Throne Rusts, Joe Budden's Wifey Wish List, Prez Obama's Superman P.S.A..

Tupac Shakur's Only Screenplay Is Found, "This Kid Was A Genius"

May 6, 2011 12:40 PM

The late Tupac Shakur's only screenplay has reportedly been discovered and purchased for $11 million by a movie studio with hopes to turn it into a feature film by next year.

Continue reading Tupac Shakur's Only Screenplay Is Found, "This Kid Was A Genius".

Put On For My City Pt. III: Has-Lo Vs. XV

May 6, 2011 12:00 PM

Congrats to XV for hitting Chingy's jackpot in Round 2 with an 80% win. But can XV blow out another win for the Dust Bowl, or will Philadelphia's Has-Lo get all the love? Whose list gets the final props? You decide!

Continue reading Put On For My City Pt. III: Has-Lo Vs. XV.

Crooked I Blows Off Canibus, "He Been On Some Bullsh*t W/ Slaughterhouse For Months"

May 6, 2011 11:55 AM

Slaughterhouse's Crooked I has come forward to address New York rapper Canibus' lyrical attack on group members Joe Budden and Royce Da 5'9 with the new release of his "Lyrical Law V. Joey Cupcakes".

Continue reading Crooked I Blows Off Canibus, "He Been On Some Bullsh*t W/ Slaughterhouse For Months".

Game Puts 'R.E.D.' Dot On Final Release Date, "It Will Not Be Pushed Back Any More Than That"

May 6, 2011 11:45 AM

West Coast rapper Game has said enough is enough and after nearly a two-year delay, revealed the final release date for his long-awaited R.E.D. Album.

Continue reading Game Puts 'R.E.D.' Dot On Final Release Date, "It Will Not Be Pushed Back Any More Than That".

Dipset's Jim Jones Loses His Hair, "The Big Homie Went From Thug To Gentleman"

May 6, 2011 10:35 AM

Dipset's Jim Jones has undergone a serious makeover by deciding to get rid of his signature braids in favor of a shorter hairdo.

Continue reading Dipset's Jim Jones Loses His Hair, "The Big Homie Went From Thug To Gentleman".

Nicki Minaj's Best Kept Secret Speaks, "She Is Fearless In Her Approach"

May 6, 2011 12:15 AM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj's personal stylist has come out to speak on making the eye-catching beauty stun onlookers with her imaginative outfits as of late.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj's Best Kept Secret Speaks, "She Is Fearless In Her Approach".

Photo of the Day: Joell Ortiz Becomes A Lab Rat

May 5, 2011 11:59 PM

Lab Rat: Slaughterhouse's Joell Ortiz gets focused in the studio.

Photo taken from Joell Ortiz's Twitter

Lil B Kisses Freddie Gibbs Beef Talk Good-Bye, "This Is Hip-Hop & Love"

May 5, 2011 5:38 PM

West Coast rapper Lil B has left fans hoping for a lyrical beef against Freddie Gibbs dreaming by downplaying negative comments related to his upcoming I'm Gay album title.

Continue reading Lil B Kisses Freddie Gibbs Beef Talk Good-Bye, "This Is Hip-Hop & Love" .

Capone Gives Story Behind Prodigy's 'Snitch' Accusations, "I Lied" [Video]

May 5, 2011 5:18 PM

CNN's Capone has finally addressed fellow Queensbridge rapper Prodigy's accusations claiming he stood trial against Mobb Deep rapper Havoc's brother in the 1990's.

Continue reading Capone Gives Story Behind Prodigy's 'Snitch' Accusations, "I Lied" [Video].

Canibus Rips Joe Budden & Royce Da 5'9, "He's The Softest N*gga In The Group" [Audio]

May 5, 2011 4:38 PM

New York rapper Canibus has unleashed a new diss track aimed at Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden and Royce Da 5'9 taunting their microphone skills.

Continue reading Canibus Rips Joe Budden & Royce Da 5'9, "He's The Softest N*gga In The Group" [Audio].

Fabolous' Baby's Mother Struggles W/ Loso Vs. John Jackson

May 5, 2011 4:30 PM

New York rapper Fabolous' girlfriend and "Love & Hip-Hop" star Emily Bustamante recently opened up about her relationship with Loso and finding the balance between his rap persona and true identity.

Continue reading Fabolous' Baby's Mother Struggles W/ Loso Vs. John Jackson.

"At One Point, I Was Willing To Give It All Up"

May 5, 2011 4:05 PM

Southern rapper David Banner recently opened up about swaying away from only focusing on hip-hop music and placing time and energy into other business ventures.

Continue reading "At One Point, I Was Willing To Give It All Up".

Consequence Pulls Kanye West's Curtain Down, "Check The Credits, I Get That Publishing"

May 5, 2011 1:00 PM

Former G.O.O.D. Music associate Consequence has called out Kanye West and revealed his involvement on the rapper's albums dating back to his 2004 debut, The College Dropout.

Continue reading Consequence Pulls Kanye West's Curtain Down, "Check The Credits, I Get That Publishing".

Lil B Defends Controversial Osama Bin Laden Remark

May 5, 2011 12:20 PM

West Coast rapper Lil B has come forward to address his Tweet from earlier this week questioning the murder of Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden and his stance against violence.

Continue reading Lil B Defends Controversial Osama Bin Laden Remark.

Lil Wayne Unleashes Pitbull For "Tha Carter IV"

May 5, 2011 11:00 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne may offer fans a taste of Miami with his upcoming Tha Carter IV solo album by possibly using hometown rapper Pitbull on one of the featured tracks.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Unleashes Pitbull For "Tha Carter IV".

Jay-Z Tells Haters He's On To The Next One, "People Can't Handle When Somebody Is Successful"

May 5, 2011 9:12 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z opens up about his feelings on success and the negative criticism he has received in the past within a new Sky magazine cover feature.

Continue reading Jay-Z Tells Haters He's On To The Next One, "People Can't Handle When Somebody Is Successful".

Ciara Balls Up W/ NBA Superstar, "She Admitted [They] Are Indeed A Couple"

May 5, 2011 8:57 AM

R&B singer Ciara has left fans hoping for a romantic reunion between her and 50 Cent in the dust by confirming speculation that she has found a new love interest in NBA superstar Amar'e Stoudemire.

Continue reading Ciara Balls Up W/ NBA Superstar, "She Admitted [They] Are Indeed A Couple".

Yung Berg Puts On For Chi-Town Hero, "[He's] Been Kicking A** All Year"

May 5, 2011 8:46 AM

Chicago rapper Yung Berg has found himself getting caught up in the hype of the NBA Playoffs by releasing a new record honoring hometown Bulls superstar Derrick Rose.

Continue reading Yung Berg Puts On For Chi-Town Hero, "[He's] Been Kicking A** All Year".

Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon Announce Symbolic Names For Newborns

May 5, 2011 8:28 AM

Music super couple Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon have revealed the names of their newborn twins after having given birth to them last weekend.

Continue reading Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon Announce Symbolic Names For Newborns.

"He's So Nice But Just Never Had That Success He Should've Had"

May 5, 2011 12:15 AM

[SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After Has-Lo gave Inspectah Deck the title earlier this week, Mobb Deep's Prodigy crowns G-Unit's Tony Yayo SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He's So Nice But Just Never Had That Success He Should've Had".

Photo of the Day: DJ AJ & Malice Chill In The Bronx, New York

May 5, 2011 12:00 AM

Bronx Bombers: DJ AJ & Malice hang out at the Wretched, Pitiful, Poor, Blind & Naked book signing.

Photo submitted by Terrell Blair.

Chingy Reveals What Kept Pullin' Him Back From Hiatus

May 4, 2011 8:00 PM

After Chingy hit up SOHH and revealed his reasons for taking nearly a four-year hiatus from music, the St. Louis rapper now explains what ultimately motivated his return.

Continue reading Chingy Reveals What Kept Pullin' Him Back From Hiatus.

Jay-Z Acknowledges "Watch The Throne" Delay, "I Need To Get Him To Focus"

May 4, 2011 6:30 PM

While fans continue to eagerly await Jay-Z and Kanye West's upcoming Watch the Throne album, the Roc Nation boss has provided fans with an explanation for its delay.

Continue reading Jay-Z Acknowledges "Watch The Throne" Delay, "I Need To Get Him To Focus".

"Real N*ggas Do Real Things & 50 Cent Is An Official N*gga"

May 4, 2011 5:30 PM

After revealing rap star 50 Cent came through and showed support at his Reallionaire album release party a few days ago, Kidd Kidd gives SOHH the inside scoop on the G-Unit leader's surprise appearance.

Continue reading "Real N*ggas Do Real Things & 50 Cent Is An Official N*gga".

Ice-T Spills Soulja Boy's Juice, "You Think I'd Try To Remake Pac's Movie?" [Audio]

May 4, 2011 4:37 PM

Rap veteran Ice-T has publicly shared his opinion on Soulja Boy Tell Em's upcoming Juice remake and why the youngster's new flick seems premature.

Continue reading Ice-T Spills Soulja Boy's Juice, "You Think I'd Try To Remake Pac's Movie?" [Audio].

Super Dust Bowl: Chingy Vs. XV

May 4, 2011 3:00 PM

Congrats to Has-Lo gaining the "Eye of The Tiger" over Young Chris with a 75% win in Round 1. Today, we travel out to the Midwest to see if St. Louis' Chingy can hit the jackpot or if Wichita's XV has his X's and O's lined up. Whose list gets the props? You decide!

Continue reading Super Dust Bowl: Chingy Vs. XV.

"There Was A Time I Felt I Was Slipping A Little Bit W/ The Lyrics"

May 4, 2011 2:50 PM

[With his three-year jail bid finally behind him, Mobb Deep's Prodigy recalls keeping his pen game strong while incarcerated and why his situation helped steer his career in a better direction.]

Continue reading "There Was A Time I Felt I Was Slipping A Little Bit W/ The Lyrics".

Word To Mama: Prodigy, Malice, Young Chris & More Recall The Women Their Moms Hated

May 4, 2011 1:50 PM

In the film Jumping The Broom, two families avidly attempt to keep their engaged children from marrying each other. In honor of Mother's Day, rappers Prodigy, Malice, Chingy, Young Chris and Oddisee reminisce upon the ex-flames their mothers warned to steer clear from -- and turns out, they were right!

Continue reading Word To Mama: Prodigy, Malice, Young Chris & More Recall The Women Their Moms Hated.

Angela Yee On Lil B's 'Gay' LP, "It's Like When Nas Wanted To Call His Album 'N*gger'"

May 4, 2011 1:45 PM

With Lil B's I'm Gay album title continuing to generations mixed reactions, SOHH reached out to New York's Power 105.1's "The Breakfast Club" host Angela Yee for her take on the hype.

Continue reading Angela Yee On Lil B's 'Gay' LP, "It's Like When Nas Wanted To Call His Album 'N*gger'".

Jay Electronica Faces Off W/ Based God, "This Project Is Gonna Be Historical"

May 4, 2011 12:50 PM

Roc Nation's Jay Electronica is reportedly heading into the studio to begin work on a new EP alongside The Pack frontman Lil B the Based God.

Continue reading Jay Electronica Faces Off W/ Based God, "This Project Is Gonna Be Historical".

Chris Brown's Fame Glows Gold, Wiz Khalifa Rolls Back Into Top 10, Nicki Minaj Rides A Small Boost

May 4, 2011 12:35 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Chris Brown approaches gold status, Wiz Khalifa rolls back into the Top 10 and Nicki Minaj rides into the Top 30.

Continue reading Chris Brown's Fame Glows Gold, Wiz Khalifa Rolls Back Into Top 10, Nicki Minaj Rides A Small Boost.

Waka Flocks Away From Drug Charges, Catches Huge Break In House Raid Bust

May 4, 2011 12:10 PM

Southern rapper Waka Flocka Flame has reportedly avoided prosecution in a drug case relating to the raid of his Georgia home last winter.

Continue reading Waka Flocks Away From Drug Charges, Catches Huge Break In House Raid Bust.

Freddie Gibbs Defends Lil B Jabs, "You're Delivering A Message That I Don't Agree With" [Video]

May 4, 2011 11:55 AM

Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs has broken his silence after footage of him taunting Lil B over his I'm Gay album title heated up the Internet last week.

Continue reading Freddie Gibbs Defends Lil B Jabs, "You're Delivering A Message That I Don't Agree With" [Video].

Curren$y Throws It In The Sky For His Fave Superhero, "He's Always Got Cool Chicks Hanging Around" [Video]

May 4, 2011 11:35 AM

New Orleans rapper Curren$y recently got a little animated and revealed what superhero he could most see himself emulating if given the opportunity.

Continue reading Curren$y Throws It In The Sky For His Fave Superhero, "He's Always Got Cool Chicks Hanging Around" [Video].

Nas Calls Up The Chef, "I Can't See Why He Won't Be On My Next Album" [Video]

May 4, 2011 11:20 AM

Grammy-nominated rapper Nas recently provided fans with an update on his follow-up to 2008's Untitled album and why hip-hop heads can look forward to a possible Raekwon collaboration making the final tracklist.

Continue reading Nas Calls Up The Chef, "I Can't See Why He Won't Be On My Next Album" [Video].

Kool G Rap Unplugs Social Buzz Craze, "That's Part Of The Old School Of Me I Can't Let Go"

May 4, 2011 10:45 AM

As rappers are connecting closer to their fans  through social outlets like Ustream and Twitter, rap veteran Kool G Rap explains why you won't catch him spilling his guts on the Internet.

Continue reading Kool G Rap Unplugs Social Buzz Craze, "That's Part Of The Old School Of Me I Can't Let Go".

Photo of the Day: Joe Budden Gets Wet Love By The Pool

May 4, 2011 12:00 AM

Dog Day Afternoon: Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden gets some poolside love.

Photo taken from Joe Budden's Twitter

Lil Kim To Nicki Minaj, "What Type Of Coward Lame A** B*tch Tweets Some Sh*t & Then Deletes It?"

May 3, 2011 5:47 PM

Brooklyn rapper Lil Kim has lashed back at an alleged tweet from Nicki Minaj which subliminally called out the "Queen Bee" following the news of al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden's death this week.

Continue reading Lil Kim To Nicki Minaj, "What Type Of Coward Lame A** B*tch Tweets Some Sh*t & Then Deletes It?".

Joe Budden Kills The 'Monster' Rumor, "I Have No Idea Where They Got That Bullsh*t From" [Video]

May 3, 2011 5:45 PM

Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden has stepped forward to deny speculation that his group's upcoming Shady Records debut will be titled Monster.

Continue reading Joe Budden Kills The 'Monster' Rumor, "I Have No Idea Where They Got That Bullsh*t From" [Video].

Jay-Z Runs The Town, Scoops Gold For Super Bowl Performance

May 3, 2011 5:12 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Jay-Z has won some recognition for his Super Bowl XLIV performance earlier this year by being awarded with an Emmy award.

Continue reading Jay-Z Runs The Town, Scoops Gold For Super Bowl Performance.

Snoop Dogg Is A Real Mother Funka, Says Bootsy Collins

May 3, 2011 5:10 PM

As the recently released The Funk Capital of The World album proves that his ties to hip-hop remain intact, funk legend Bootsy Collins spoke to SOHH about the musical bond he shares with rap icon Snoop Dogg.

Continue reading Snoop Dogg Is A Real Mother Funka, Says Bootsy Collins .

"It's Gonna Do Damage To The Summer"

May 3, 2011 3:50 PM

Atlantic Records' Diggy Simmons recently provided fans with an update for his long-awaited debut album and promised the project's first single will impact the hip-hop industry this summer.

Continue reading "It's Gonna Do Damage To The Summer".

"The Reallionaire": "I Just Had The Album Release Party & 50 Cent Came Through"

May 3, 2011 2:55 PM

[With today's release of The Reallionaire, New Orleans' Kidd Kidd gives you his Top 5 reasons to ante up and cop his debut album.]

Continue reading "The Reallionaire": "I Just Had The Album Release Party & 50 Cent Came Through".

Eminem & Royce Da 5'9 Become "Hell" Raisers

May 3, 2011 12:25 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem has revealed the EP title of his forthcoming joint project alongside Slaughterhouse's Royce Da 5'9.

Continue reading Eminem & Royce Da 5'9 Become "Hell" Raisers.

Kanye West & Jay-Z Go Out W/ A Bang For "Watch The Throne"

May 3, 2011 11:55 AM

Grammy-winning rappers Kanye West and Jay-Z's Watch the Throne LP continues to evolve as new reports claim producer Bangladesh has now been recruited to contribute to the project.

Continue reading Kanye West & Jay-Z Go Out W/ A Bang For "Watch The Throne".

Lloyd Banks Ends Young Buck & Game Reunion Dreams, "I Think It's Pretty Much Finished" [Video]

May 3, 2011 11:45 AM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has recently weighed in on the possibility of reuniting with former associates Young Buck and Game, as well as reflected on the sacrifices 50 Cent made to maintain their brand.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Ends Young Buck & Game Reunion Dreams, "I Think It's Pretty Much Finished" [Video].

Big Sean Almost Took A Shady Turn, "I Tried To Hook Up With..." [Video]

May 3, 2011 11:25 AM

G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean has revealed how close he came to joining Eminem's Shady Records roster during the start of his career and how fate eventually landed him with Kanye West.

Continue reading Big Sean Almost Took A Shady Turn, "I Tried To Hook Up With..." [Video].

Freddie Gibbs Puts On For The Snowman, "He's One Of The Coldest In The Game" [Audio]

May 3, 2011 11:05 AM

Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs recently talked about locking in studio time with new boss Young Jeezy and his experience working on their new collaboration, "Stripes".

Continue reading Freddie Gibbs Puts On For The Snowman, "He's One Of The Coldest In The Game" [Audio].

Joe Budden Slaughters Esther Baxter, "How Do You F*ck Another N*gga While You're Pregnant?" [Audio]

May 3, 2011 10:45 AM

Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden has officially announced his separation from video vixen Esther Baxter by airing her out on Twitter, through rhyme, and in a radio interview this morning (May 3).

Continue reading Joe Budden Slaughters Esther Baxter, "How Do You F*ck Another N*gga While You're Pregnant?" [Audio].

"He Wasn't Lyrical In A Big Pun Way, But What He Was Saying Was Always Solidly Put Together"

May 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 Eddie Griffin gave KRS-One the title last week, Philadelphia rapper Has-Lo crowns Wu-Tang Clan's Inspectah Deck SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He Wasn't Lyrical In A Big Pun Way, But What He Was Saying Was Always Solidly Put Together".

Ja Rule Stunts W/ Donald Trump...?

May 3, 2011 12:05 AM

For Caption Diss, the good ol' folks at SOHH are back at it giving y'all, my loyal doggies, a chance to capture the final word(s). The "Best We've Ever Read" headline gets to hold down that Cap Diss honor for a week.

Continue reading Ja Rule Stunts W/ Donald Trump...?.

Photo of the Day: Ja Rule Stunts W/ Donald Trump

May 3, 2011 12:00 AM

Caption Diss: Ja Rule rubs elbows with real estate mogul Donald Trump.

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

Tyler The Creator Predicts His Own Death, "I'm Going To Die Like That" [Video]

May 2, 2011 5:50 PM

Odd Future's Tyler the Creator recently spoke on his career and predicted how his fortune and fame would all come to a fatal end.

Continue reading Tyler The Creator Predicts His Own Death, "I'm Going To Die Like That" [Video].

Flavor Flav Fights The Power After Las Vegas Arrest, "I Got Pulled Over By A Curious A** Rookie Cop"

May 2, 2011 5:40 PM

Public Enemy's Flavor Flav has come forward to defend his image after his arrest last Friday (April 29) in Las Vegas.

Continue reading Flavor Flav Fights The Power After Las Vegas Arrest, "I Got Pulled Over By A Curious A** Rookie Cop".

Lloyd Banks, Lil Wayne, Dipset & More Invade Summer Jam Line-Up

May 2, 2011 5:31 PM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks, Lil Wayne, Dipset and more will make their way to the annual New York radio station Hot 97's Summer Jam stage set to take place next month as the show's main headliners.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks, Lil Wayne, Dipset & More Invade Summer Jam Line-Up.

"With Cash Money, They Have An Audience That Needs To Be Put On"

May 2, 2011 5:05 PM

With her Cash Money Content debut Justify My Thug, finally in book stores, author Wahida Clark speaks to SOHH about joining Baby's burgeoning publishing empire.

Continue reading "With Cash Money, They Have An Audience That Needs To Be Put On".

"[Fugees Reunion] Will Change The Game & World Of Music"

May 2, 2011 4:10 PM

With recent talk and promise of a Fugees reunion, SOHH recently hit up producer Jerry Wonda to find out how realistic the idea of Wyclef Jean, Lauryn Hill and Pras joining forces once actually is.

Continue reading "[Fugees Reunion] Will Change The Game & World Of Music".

M.O.P. Tells New Rappers To Ante Up, "They're Following What The Last Person Did"

May 2, 2011 2:45 PM

As hip-hop continues to evolve  with newcomers like Odd Future and Diggy Simmons approaching the forefront of the game, SOHH reached out to M.O.P.'s Billy Danze to get his take on rap's current condition.

Continue reading M.O.P. Tells New Rappers To Ante Up, "They're Following What The Last Person Did".

Kool G Can't Rap W/ Beanie Sigel, "I Couldn't Get Beans On My Record In Time"

May 2, 2011 1:15 PM

With recent buzz stirring over Kool G Rap and Beanie Sigel joining forces for a collaboration, SOHH recently hit up the rap veteran to find out if we can expect Beans on his forthcoming Riches, Royalty & Respect album.

Continue reading Kool G Can't Rap W/ Beanie Sigel, "I Couldn't Get Beans On My Record In Time".

Swizz Beatz Gets "Haute" With M.I.A.

May 2, 2011 12:45 PM

Grammy-winning producer Swizz Beatz has decided to link with U.K. rocker M.I.A. to help in assisting with his upcoming Haute Living studio album.

Continue reading Swizz Beatz Gets "Haute" With M.I.A. .

Chingy Explains Why He Took A 3-Year Music Hiatus

May 2, 2011 12:05 PM

With plans to release a new album later this year, St. Louis rapper Chingy recently reached out to SOHH and revealed the reason behind his nearly four-year break from the industry.

Continue reading Chingy Explains Why He Took A 3-Year Music Hiatus.

Kanye West & Jay-Z Buckle Up Beyonce For "Lift Off"

May 2, 2011 12:00 PM

Grammy-winning rappers Kanye West and Jay-Z are reportedly still at it with their forthcoming Watch the Throne joint album and have recruited Beyonce to appear on the project's first official single.

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Brotherly Love War: Has-Lo Vs. Young Chris

May 2, 2011 11:00 AM

Congrats to Jerry Wonda for winning last week's final round. Today in Round 1, it's time to shake up the City of Brotherly Love by pitting Philadelphia's Has-Lo against fellow hometown hero Young Chris. Can Has make Chris become a has been, or will the Young Gun stick him up? Whose list gets the props? You decide!

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Eminem & Dr. Dre Go Out Blazin' To "Die Hard" [Video]

May 2, 2011 9:26 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem and Dr. Dre will once again team up and release a new single later this week called "Die Hard" presumably off Doc's upcoming Detox solo album.

Continue reading Eminem & Dr. Dre Go Out Blazin' To "Die Hard" [Video].

Lupe Fiasco Powers Down Blogosphere, "I Wish I Never Found The Internet"

May 2, 2011 9:05 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco recently opened up about his issues with the Internet and why the online platform is more distracting than beneficial to him.

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Photo of the Day: DJ Khaled Hits The Streets Hard

May 2, 2011 12:00 AM

We Out Here Grindin': DJ Khaled experiences a moment of clarity.

Photo taken from DJ Khaled's Twitter

Breaking: Osama Bin Laden Killed, Lupe Fiasco, Chuck D & More React

May 1, 2011 11:04 PM

Al-Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden has reportedly been killed after nearly a ten-year search following the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001.

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Nicki Minaj Gives The Drummer Some W/ Final Lap Dance [Video]

May 1, 2011 9:02 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj went out with a bang for the "I Am Still Music II" tour over the weekend by treating rocker Travis Barker to her final lap dance.

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Slaughterhouse's Shady Records Debut Taking Form, Says Royce Da 5'9

May 1, 2011 9:58 AM

Slaugtherhouse's Royce Da 5'9 has provided hip-hop heads with an update on their follow-up to 2009's self-titled debut by revealing nearly ten records are already in the books.

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Bangladesh Analyzes Lil Wayne Payment Dispute, "I'm Just In The Dark"

May 1, 2011 9:48 AM

Producer Bangladesh has analyzed his current situation with Lil Wayne relating to not yet being fully compensated for giving the rapper the "6 Foot, 7 Foot" smash and why he is still currently on good terms.

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Wiz Khalifa Rolls Up Kanye West Feud Rumor, "I'm Doing My Business, She's Doing Her Business & He's Doing His"

May 1, 2011 9:32 AM

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa has confronted rumors claiming he got into a heated exchange with Kanye West at last month's Coachella music festival in light of remarks made toward current girlfriend Amber Rose.

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B.o.B. Explains Tyler the Creator 'No Future' Motivation, "You Cannot Accept Competition & Still Be Competitive"

May 1, 2011 9:15 AM

Grammy-nominated rapper B.o.B. recently talked about engaging in a mini-rap battle with Odd Future's Tyler the Creator after getting called out and why the melee was nothing more than music.

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Photo of the Day: Killer Mike Shows Off His B-More O's Fitted Cap

May 1, 2011 12:00 AM

O' Boy: Killer Mike shows off his Baltimore Orioles fitted cap.

Photo taken from Killer Mike's Twitter

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