June 2011 Archives
June 30, 2011 10:30 PM
Turns out Jay-Z and Kanye West's highly-anticipated Watch the Throne joint album will keep fans yearning as new reports claim it is no longer dropping July 4th.
Continue reading Jay-Z & Kanye West's Throne Rusts, "Sorry To Ruin Your Holiday, Folks!".
June 30, 2011 10:13 PM
Former Bad Boy Records artist Black Rob's long-awaited Game Tested, Streets Approved album cover and tracklisting have leaked online.
June 30, 2011 9:35 PM
G-Unit rapper Lloyd Banks' ex-girlfriend, Yaris Sanchez, has stepped up to address rumors and speculation claiming she is now romantically involved with Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden.
Continue reading Lloyd Banks' Ex-Girl Compresses Joe Budden Dating Rumor.
June 30, 2011 5:40 PM
New York producer Pete Rock and Smif-N-Wessun have formally addressed this week's controversial police raid during their New York City album release concert with an official statement from both camps.
June 30, 2011 5:36 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco has decided to become a real hip-hop fanatic by reviewing Lil B's new solo album, I'm Gay (I'm Happy).
Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Calls Lil B's Gay LP "One Of The Best Rap Albums I Heard".
June 30, 2011 5:10 PM
With the recent release of their album Cookie Cutter Cornballs Can't Cut It, SOHH hit up Sleepwalkas to find out the motivation behind and significance of their colorful cover art.
June 30, 2011 4:15 PM
West Coast rapper Game's music video set was reportedly invaded by armed robbers this week who took thousands of dollars worth in cash and jewelry from a producer.
Continue reading Game's "Pot of Gold" Music Video Invaded By Armed Robbers.
DJ Green Lantern On Freestyles, "If You Don't Know How To Come Off The Top Of The Head, Don't Do It"
June 30, 2011 4:05 PM
[With the question of whether or not pre-written rhymes can be considered authentic freestyles remains a heavily debated topic, DJ Green Lantern offers his thoughts on the issue.]
June 30, 2011 12:20 PM
West Coast rapper Lil B decided to avoid extensive promotion by unexpectedly releasing his much talked about I'm Gay (I'm Happy) album on iTunes.
Continue reading Lil B Makes History, Unexpectedly Drops "I'm Gay".
June 30, 2011 10:45 AM"War gets deep, some beef is everlasting." - Nas, One Mic
Rap disses - real or manufactured - can cut deep. Whether you're a young spitter trying to gain shine by slugging a more popular artist or an emcee past his prime that wakes up daily to a radio-friendly sneak attack, this battle sh*t can get very real very fast -- expect a few scars.
Continue reading Do Rap Beefs Ever Truly End? [Click Here & Speak].
June 30, 2011 10:11 AM
Rap mogul Jay-Z has opened up about the image of his Rocawear clothing line and why contrary to popular belief, the company does not specifically represent an urban brand.
June 30, 2011 10:05 AM
Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa is not letting graphic leaked photos of his girlfriend Amber Rose hurt their relationship by vouching his loyalty to her and labeling the video vixen his wife.
June 30, 2011 9:42 AM
It appears the "King of the South" T.I. has kept his word about releasing new music while behind bars with the premiere of a new track called "We Don't Get Down Like Y'all."
June 30, 2011 9:31 AM
While fans continue to anticipate Jay-Z and Kanye West's long-awaited Watch the Throne joint album, G.O.O.D. Music artist CyHi the Prynce promises the project is ready for release.
Continue reading Kanye West & Jay-Z's "Throne" Is A Go, Says CyHi the Prynce.
June 30, 2011 9:19 AM
Days after Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music formally signed a major label deal with Def Jam, Pusha T has come forward to give his reaction to the power move.
June 30, 2011 12:15 AM
[SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After Big Sean gave Common the title earlier this week, director Vlad Yudin names fellow Chicago rapper Twista SOHH Underrated.]
June 30, 2011 12:00 AM
We Got A Love Thing: 50 Cent shows off his support for R&B singer Jill Scott.
Photo taken from 50 Cent's Twitter
June 29, 2011 10:34 PM
Video vixen Amber Rose has decided to fully disclose the truth behind her graphic leaked photos this week and explained how the private images were stolen.
June 29, 2011 9:20 PM
After gracing the cover of XXL's Freshmen '11 issue earlier this year, SOHH recently hit up rapper Fred the Godson to find out what his dream cover shot would be.
Continue reading Fred The Godson Names His Dream Mag Cover, "It Represents Power & Money".
June 29, 2011 5:15 PM
With summer love in the air, SOHH recently hit up Slaughterhouse's Crooked I to find out what love advice he has for single group member Joell Ortiz.
Continue reading Crooked I Ready To Help Joell Ortiz Find Summer Love.
June 29, 2011 4:21 PM
Rappers Big Sean and Curren$y's new albums, Finally Famous and Weekend At Burnie's, will easily debut in next week's sales chart based on one-day estimates.
Continue reading Big Sean & Curren$y First-Week Sales Projections Revealed.
June 29, 2011 3:25 PM
Video vixen Amber Rose is ready to finally speak out about her life post-Kanye West with plans to launch an upcoming reality show.
Continue reading Amber Rose Is Telling All, "I've Been Quiet For Long Enough" [Video].
June 29, 2011 3:05 PM
With hip-hop newcomers like Odd Future and Kreayshawn stemming from the West Coast, SOHH hit up Los Angeles rapper Co$$ to get his take on rappers from his home region.
June 29, 2011 1:20 PM
Just in time for Independence Day weekend, audiences are treated to the third installment of the Transformers series, titled Dark of the Moon.
Continue reading Transformers: Dark Of The Moon.
June 29, 2011 1:05 PM
R&B singer Chris Brown and Chicago Bulls basketball player Rasual Butler have both weighed in on yesterday's unexpected leaked graphic photos of model Amber Rose.
Continue reading Chris Brown & NBA Star Rate Amber Rose's Leaked Pics, "OMG!!!!!!".
June 29, 2011 12:30 PM
West Coast rapper Game is taking a new approach to fan appreciation by offering them an opportunity to ghost write and contribute to his upcoming R.E.D. Nation album.
Jill Scott Shines At No. 1, Eminem & Royce Da 5'9 Keep Raising Hell, Pitbull & Weird Al Invade The Chart
June 29, 2011 12:10 PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, Jill Scott makes her return atop the competition, Eminem & Royce Da 5'9 keeping blazing at No. 6 plus Pitbull, Weird Al Yankovic and LMFAO invade the chart.
June 29, 2011 11:50 AM
With the release of his Finally Famous debut, SOHH recently hit up Big Sean to find out what his long-awaited G.O.O.D. Music LP represents for his Detroit hometown.
Continue reading "It's My Shot To Show A Different Perspective Than Eminem Shows".
June 29, 2011 11:35 AM
With the surge of celebrity men getting busted for leaked nude pictures of themselves, Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs has publicly asked them to stop participating in the craze.
June 29, 2011 11:20 AM
Rap veterans Pete Rock and Smif-N-Wessun have exposed the New York Police Department's brutal approach to handling hip-hop fans following a raid during their album release party in Manhattan.
June 29, 2011 11:10 AM
While the late Tupac Shakur has been gone for nearly 15 years, the controversial West Coast lyricist's records live on, as two new diss records have leaked online.
June 29, 2011 10:50 AM
Odd Future's Tyler the Creator appears to have undergone a change of heart and altered his prediction of how he will leave Earth.
Continue reading Tyler The Creator Changes His Death Wish.
June 29, 2011 12:23 AM
Now let's not act like this is an absurd theory. One thing you have to love about celebrities is the initial denials and "clarifications" shortly down the road. Just like Amber Rose said she had only been with Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa over the past couple years...and then admitted she hooked up with NFL star Reggie Bush in-between. Let's take a closer look...
Continue reading What If Amber Rose's Pics Were Really Sent To Nicki Minaj's Boyfriend?.
June 29, 2011 12:01 AM
Day Dreamin': Miami's DJ Khaled catches a few Zzzz's with his Beats By Dre.
Photo taken from DJ Khaled's Twitter
June 28, 2011 9:45 PM
With the new release of his third solo album, King Kong, Gorilla Zoe recently chopped it up with SOHH about the difference between putting together his retail projects and underground mixtapes.
Continue reading Gorilla Zoe Peels Back Album-Making Tips.
June 28, 2011 5:40 PM
[With the recent release of Cookie Cutter Cornballs Can't Cut It, Sleepwalkas provide their Top 5 reasons you need this LP in your playlist.]
June 28, 2011 5:35 PM
Video vixen Amber Rose has stepped forward to address new leaked graphic nude photographs and rumors claiming they were initially sent to Nicki Minaj's boyfriend.
June 28, 2011 5:30 PM
[With today's release of Where Do We Go From Here, producer Vice Souletric Beats gives you his Top 5 reasons to cop the new LP.]
June 28, 2011 4:45 PM
With pregnancy rumors hitting her yearly, R&B superstar Beyonce has finally revealed the ideal time she hopes to have a baby.
June 28, 2011 4:00 PM
In light of his Mr. Showbiz stand-up comedy special airing recently, SOHH recently hit up actor/rapper Nick Cannon to get his take on hip-hop's hidden funny bone.
Continue reading "I Don't Mind Being The Corny Dude In Hip-Hop".
June 28, 2011 2:35 PM
Alongside veteran producer Pete Rock, rap duo Smif-n-Wessun are cocked and ready to go as their latest disc, entitled Monumental blasts into stores today.
Continue reading Pete Rock & Smif-N-Wessun, "Monumental".
June 28, 2011 2:10 PM
[With his new Love. Lust. Lost mixtape circulating across the Internet, Mickey Factz defends his decision to mesh romance and hip-hop on his latest underground project.]
Continue reading "I'm Glad I Put My Business Out There Like That".
June 28, 2011 1:45 PM
Nawlins jet-setter and rhyme spitter Curren$y is riding high, as his latest album, Weekend at Burnie's makes its way into retail outlets this week.
Continue reading Curren$y, "Weekend At Burnie's".
June 28, 2011 12:20 PM
The wait is over as G.O.O.D Music artist Big Sean releases his debut studio album today, appropriately titled Finally Famous.
Continue reading Big Sean, "Finally Famous" .
June 28, 2011 12:05 PM
Despite recently admitting his wrongs for beefing with Jay-Z, Philadelphia rapper Beanie Sigel has come forward to speak on his music hiatus over the past few years.
June 28, 2011 11:40 AM
Indiana spitter Freddie Gibbs may have ruffled some feathers by labeling fellow burgeoning rappers Wale and Big Sean as "weirdos", claiming their style of music can't be categorized.
Continue reading Wale & Big Sean Are "F*cking Weirdos", Says Freddie Gibbs.
June 28, 2011 11:15 AM
Wu-Tang Clan's RZA will continue to build his extensive film resume after being announced as the latest addition to the upcoming follow-up to 2009's G.I. Joe flick.
Continue reading RZA Goes Commando, Suits Up For G.I. Joe Sequel.
June 28, 2011 11:00 AM
Brooklyn rapper Uncle Murda recently talked about altering his rap alias and why certain retail outlets' politics are biased.
June 28, 2011 12:15 AM
Like a family inheritance, artists sometimes leave behind a wealth of music for their audience after their death. Icons like Tupac Shakur and Bob Marley have been quoted, mixed and remixed into eternity; even The King of Pop experienced a resurrection through the top-selling dance game "Michael Jackson: The Experience".
But eventually, the music stops. The artists' stash of unused material (sometimes throwaway recordings, other times unfinished work) has been plundered, and instead of taking time to mourn, then respectfully moving forward - we do the opposite - we go backward, this time, demanding the story that inspired the art: The life story.
June 28, 2011 12:15 AM
[SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After Somaya Reece gave Jean Grae the title last week, Big Sean names Common SOHH Underrated.]
Continue reading "He's Always Brought A Level Of Wittiness, Power And Energy".
June 28, 2011 12:10 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 Lil Wayne & Justin Bieber Caught...Together?.
June 28, 2011 12:00 AM
My Buddy, My Buddy: Lil Wayne shares a moment with pop sensation Justin Bieber.
Be sure to submit your witty narration in today's SOHH Cap Diss!
June 27, 2011 11:10 PM
With the recent x-ray reveal by Kim Kardashian proving once and for all her lower backside is natural, a medical expert has stepped up to put in his two cents.
June 27, 2011 5:50 PM
Former G-Unit member Olivia recently sat down with radio personality Star and killed any gossip surrounding an alleged past sexual relationship with 50 Cent.
June 27, 2011 4:35 PM
Rap veteran Tech N9ne's representatives have come forward to confirm reports claiming a performer on the current All 6's & 7's tour was struck by gunfire this morning in Nevada.
June 27, 2011 4:26 PM
Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs has clarified past remarks made toward Rick Ross and denied having any current ill will toward the Maybach Music Group boss.
June 27, 2011 4:20 PM
Young Money's Drake is in the zone for his upcoming Take Care sophomore album as hitmaker Boi-1da details his fellow Canadian's mindset working on the LP.
June 27, 2011 1:50 PM
With the anticipation for Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV continuing to grow, SOHH recently hit up Young Money artist Gudda Gudda to get the inside scoop on what listeners can expect to hear.
June 27, 2011 1:15 PM
Former Roc-A-Fella artist Beanie Sigel has cleared the air on comments made toward Jay-Z and said he has finally moved on from their fallen relationship.
Continue reading Beanie Sigel Clears Up Jay-Z Apology Remarks, "Gangstas F*ck Up" [Video].
June 27, 2011 12:50 PM
[In light of tomorrow's Finally Famous release, Big Sean gives you his personal Top 5 reasons to whip out your wallet and throw down some bucks on his long-awaited debut.]
June 27, 2011 12:25 PM
Odd Future's Hodgy Beats recently discussed their "F*ck the Police" record and denied speculation of the song being part of a arranged plot to take down law enforcement.
June 27, 2011 11:10 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has more to look forward to this week than just Big Sean's Finally Famous debut as his G.O.O.D. Music imprint has officially inked a deal with Def Jam.
Continue reading Kanye West Says We Major, G.O.O.D. Music Inks W/ Def Jam.
June 27, 2011 10:16 AM
Young Money's Tyga recently got his grown and sexy on by detailing the first time he lost his virginity, and also discussed his new hair color.
Continue reading Young Money's Tyga Recalls His First Time, "I Was 14 & It Was...".
June 27, 2011 9:33 AM
Brooklyn rapper Lil Kim decided to snub fans hoping to see her at Sunday (June 26) night's BET Awards and instead devoting her support to the weekend's Gay Pride parade in New York City.
June 27, 2011 9:16 AM
Young Money's Drake, Young Jeezy, Game and more have vouched their support for DJ Khaled's upcoming We The Best album by appearing on the collaborative project.
June 27, 2011 12:15 AM
"O Weezy, Where Art Thou?" Just a random guess but if I were a betting man, I would say teenage sensation Justin Bieber asks himself the same question on a daily, if not minute-to-minute, basis.
June 27, 2011 12:00 AM
Skateboard J: The LOX's Jadakiss gets out his Chuck Taylors for the streets.
Photo taken from Jadakiss' Twitter
June 26, 2011 11:10 PM
Rap stars Nicki Minaj, Diddy, Kanye West and more lit up the 2011 BET Awards ceremony Sunday (June 26) night stealing the spotlight with trophy wins.
June 26, 2011 5:24 PM
New York rapper Busta Rhymes has clarified his recent announcement of N.O.R.E. officially joining his Conglomerate Records family.
June 26, 2011 11:53 AM
West Coast rapper Game has shared his reaction to convicted felon Dexter Isaac coming forward and confession to the near-fatal 1994 shooting of the late Tupac Shakur.
June 26, 2011 11:40 AM
With retirement looming in the air, Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne opens up about looking to cash in on his Young Money super stars Drake and Nicki Minaj in the new July/August XXL.
June 26, 2011 11:25 AM
Young Money star Nicki Minaj recently spoke on hitting the road for Britney Spears' Femme Fatale tour and how it separates itself from hip-hop concerts.
Continue reading Nicki Minaj Gets Emotional, "When I Heard Those Screams, It Was...".
June 26, 2011 10:41 AM
R&B singer Ameriie has officially turned in her player card and got hitched over the weekend to manger Lenny Nicholson in the British West Indies.
June 26, 2011 12:00 AM
The Air Up There: DJ Green Lantern shows off his mile high in-flight view.
Photo taken from DJ Green Lantern's Twitter
June 25, 2011 10:48 AM
Flipmode Squad leader Busta Rhymes has officially expanded his Conglomerate Records crew by aligning himself with CNN's N.O.R.E.
Continue reading Busta Rhymes Expands His Conglomerate, "Everybody Congratulate N.O.R.E.".
June 25, 2011 10:35 AM
West Coast rapper Game has stepped forward to address his manager Jimmy "Henchman" Rosemond's arrest in New York this week and why the law should treat him as innocent until proven guilty.
June 25, 2011 10:23 AM
Producer Swizz Beatz recently talked about his run with Ruff Ryders and why the famed crew, consisting of The LOX, Eve, DMX and Drag-On, never received enough props for their contributions.
June 25, 2011 10:05 AM
Rapper Missy Elliott has come forward to clear the air on recent headlines discussing her battle with Graves' disease and how it has not hurt her music career.
June 25, 2011 9:54 AM
Rap veteran Common is set to strengthen the power alongside Rick Ross and Curren$y by officially inking a deal with Warner Music Group.
Continue reading Common Joins Rick Ross & Curren$y, Inks WMG Deal.
June 25, 2011 12:00 AM
Me, Myself & I: Power 105.1's Angela Yee finally meets her ultimate match.
Photo taken from Angela Yee's Twitter
June 24, 2011 7:30 PM
With hitmaker Swizz Beatz balancing family, music and art these days, SOHH recently hit up the Ruff Ryder to find out how his new position as Reebok Classic's creative director is impacting his lifestyle.
Continue reading Swizz Beatz Goes Up, Up & Away, "I Like Being A Part Of The Underdogs".
June 24, 2011 6:30 PM
Young Money's Drake has opened up about letting his emotions spill into the music and why he is not afraid to be described as an emo rapper.
June 24, 2011 5:40 PM
After 50 Cent dropped his new "Outlaw" record last week, SOHH hit up Mobb Deep's Havoc to get his reaction to the record and what he expects Fif's upcoming LP will offer.
Continue reading 50 Cent's Lyrical P.I.M.P. Hand Is Still Strong, Promises Havoc.
June 24, 2011 5:10 PM
Rap veteran Rakim recently opened up about his run in hip-hop and expressed his appreciation for still being acknowledged as a great lyricist after two decades in the game.
Continue reading "The MC's Lifespan In The Game Is Maybe Seven Years".
June 24, 2011 4:30 PM
After he was recently mentioned for his potential to achieve the fame on the level of R&B superstar Beyonce by Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West, G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean has stepped forward to share his reaction.
June 24, 2011 1:25 PM
Right in the midst of a comic book blockbuster season, audiences can now revisit a place most would probably rather forget - middle school - as Bad Teacher begins it theater session today.
Continue reading Bad Teacher.
June 24, 2011 1:05 PM
After a few back and forth exchanges, R&B singer Chris Brown has come to terms with West Coast rap group Odd Future and issued a public apology.
Continue reading Chris Brown Gives Up Odd Future Battle, "This Beef Sh*t Is Stupid".
June 24, 2011 12:30 PM
Rap veteran Chubb Rock's wife is reportedly set to invade television sets across the nation next month as a guest on an upcoming episode of NBC's "The Marriage Ref".
Continue reading Chubb Rock's Wife Blows The Whistle, Takes On "Marriage Ref".
June 24, 2011 12:25 PM
In this week's Pulse Report, we observe how reckless Dark Man X is talking from behind bars, look at five beefs I guarantee will explode, applaud G-Unit for becoming semi-relevant again and oh SOHH much more!
June 24, 2011 12:04 PM
West Coast newcomers Odd Future continue to keep making headlines with a new announcement that they will be sharing the microphone alongside rap veteran Nas.
Continue reading Odd Future Gets Nasty & They Know It, "I'm Just Stoked".
June 24, 2011 11:45 AM
With Drake teasing fans about plans to drop new music next month, SOHH hit up Mobb Deep's Havoc this week to find out more about his attempts to reach out to the Young Money star.
Continue reading "Drake's Definitely Keeping Hip-Hop Alive".
June 24, 2011 11:30 AM
Music mogul Jay-Z may have ultimately been able to change his own fate in the early 2000's as "Ether" producer Ron Browz has now revealed that he originally offered Hov the track before Nas.
Continue reading Jay-Z Offered "Ether" Beat Way Before Nas [Video].
June 24, 2011 11:05 AM
West Coast rapper Mistah F.A.B. has spoke out in support of newcomer Kreayshawn and her sister V-Nasty, and downplayed their frequent use of the word "n*gga" in their speech.
June 24, 2011 9:52 AM
Incarcerated rap groupie Kat Stacks is reportedly facing her final days in the United States as new reports claim the Internet sensation is on the verge of being deportated.
Continue reading Kat Stacks Still Trapped, Judge Proceeds With Deportation Case.
June 24, 2011 12:05 AM
Have we finally reached the end of major labels running the music industry? Should we expect more veterans like Pharoahe Monch and Black Rob heading the indie route courtesy of thriving labels in the form of Duck Down and Mello Music Group? Even better, for the remaining majors, what do they have that Interscope doesn't?
Continue reading Where Should 50 Cent Make His Next Label Home? [Click Here & Speak].
June 24, 2011 12:00 AM
We Ball Hard: Los Angeles' Game and New York's Fat Joe face-off in NBA 2K11.
Photo taken from Fat Joe's Twitter
June 23, 2011 11:05 PM
Incarcerated rapper DMX has weighed in on today's rap game and his lack of inspiration from seeing some of the artists making BET's "106 & Park" Top 10 list.
Continue reading DMX Says Things Done Changed, "It's Sad The Sh*t I'm Seeing Here".
June 23, 2011 9:00 PM
With 50 Cent just one album obligation away from being a free agent, the G-Unit leader has hinted at what it will take to keep him under the Interscope Records umbrella.
Continue reading 50 Cent Contemplates Leaving Interscope Records.
June 23, 2011 5:50 PM
Tensions between Young Money's Drake and Universal Motown may be heating up after the Canadian rapper publicly blasted the label for allegedly taking down his music.
Continue reading Drake Blasts Universal Motown, "Stop Taking My F*cking Songs Down".
June 23, 2011 4:44 PM
Reggae star Buju Banton received some bad news Thursday (June 23) by being found guilty and sentenced to 10 years behind bars for a cocaine trafficking conviction.
June 23, 2011 4:20 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne may be one of pop sensation Justin Bieber's numerous fans, but said his admiration for the youngster's career forces him to turn the multiple collabo requests he receives from him.
June 23, 2011 4:00 PM
[In light of incarcerated rapper DMX disputing engagement reports to alleged fiancee Yadira Borrego, Nati Celebrity Services President Domenick Nati has stepped forward to provide clarification with a statement.]
June 23, 2011 12:20 PM
Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy has finally paid up civil suits aimed at him over the 1999 shooting that ultimately sent him to court and locked away Shyne for nearly ten years.
Shawty Lo Confirms 50 Cent's G-Unit Deal Breakdown, "Another Label Could've Offered Me 5 Times What 50 Offered"
June 23, 2011 12:10 PM
Newly signed G-Unit Records artist Shawty Lo has stepped up to confirm 50 Cent's tweets this week claiming they opted out of a 360 deal to make an agreement suitable on both sides.
Tony Yayo Upset W/ Sha Money XL's Game Comments, "Why Work W/ Somebody That Says 'F*ck G-Unit'?" [Video]
June 23, 2011 9:45 AM
G-Unit's Tony Yayo has come forward to speak on past remarks by producer Sha Money XL related to former member Game and why he will never link back up with his "Runnin'" collaborator.
June 23, 2011 9:09 AM
After taking the Top 200 music sales chart by storm yesterday with a chart-topping Hell: The Sequel album, Shady Records' Royce Da 5'9 now shares his reaction to helping hip-hop dominate its competition once again.
June 23, 2011 8:56 AM
Despite initially promising to fall back from discussing his issues with Joell Ortiz's "Big Pun's Back" record, former Terror Squad member Cuban Link has come forward to explain his rift with Mr. Yaowa.
June 23, 2011 8:35 AM
Female rapper Missy Elliott finally explains her hiatus from the music spotlight in an upcoming episode of VH1's "Behind the Music" and reveals her struggle with health problems.
Continue reading Missy Elliott Breaks Silence On Music Hiatus, "I Couldn't [Even] Write".
June 23, 2011 12:15 AM"You ain't ordinary bruh." - Rapper Yung LA, moments before being jumped over a beef stemming from an unauthorized face tattoo.
No, face tattoos ain't ordinary bruh. Hip-hop has always had its share of bad fads (backwards clothing, flesh-tight denim, incarceration) but no other trend in the history of this great culture has held as many negative long-term implications as the ill-advised face tattoo.
June 23, 2011 12:15 AM
[SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After DJ Green Lantern gave Havoc the title earlier this week, Somaya Reece names Jean Grae SOHH Underrated.]
Continue reading "[When] You Listen To Her Words, You Can Feel It".
June 23, 2011 12:00 AM
We Fly High: DJ Whoo Kid spots Tony Yayo & Lloyd Banks leaving Switzerland.
Photo taken from DJ Whoo Kid's Twitter
June 22, 2011 10:50 PM
After Fat Joe recently turned heads for dropping nearly 90 pounds of weight from his body, SOHH hit up fellow Bronx, New York rapper Mickey Factz for his take on the Terror Squad leader's new look.
Continue reading "I'm Glad That Fat Joe's Lost The Weight".
June 22, 2011 10:42 PM
Incarcerated rapper DMX may have lost an opportunity to snag collaborations with Drake and Jay-Z upon his release next month by publicly calling out the two hip-hop stars.
June 22, 2011 6:10 PM
After recently speaking to Kidd Kidd about what it takes to make it in New Orleans, SOHH hit up Young Money's Gudda Gudda to get his opinion on the rapper's tales of grinding to success.
June 22, 2011 4:55 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne seems interested in making fans miss him in the literal sense by hinting at plans to have his forthcoming Tha Carter IV album be his final stop as an emcee.
Continue reading Lil Wayne Ready To Quit Rap, "'Carter IV' Might Be My Last One".
June 22, 2011 4:30 PM
Add Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em to the list of artists joining the blonde hair dye craze following recent efforts from R&B star Chris Brown and rapper Wiz Khalifa.
Continue reading Soulja Boy Goes Hair Crazy, Cranks That Blonde Streak.
June 22, 2011 4:15 PM
Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden recently opened up about his ability to let his emotion spew into music and why hip-hop artists are able to get away with emo raps without losing credibility to their image.
June 22, 2011 3:30 PM
With Lil Kim raising eyebrows by publicly announcing her G-Unit affiliation at a concert last weekend, SOHH hit up Mobb Deep's Havoc to find out what advice he would give the Queen Bee.
June 22, 2011 1:55 PM
[In light of Eminem and Royce Da 5'9 reuniting as a duo, M.O.P.'s Billy Danze speaks on longevity rapping alongside Lil Fame and avoiding a hip-hop break-up.]
Continue reading "We Are So Much Different Than Your Average Duo".
June 22, 2011 1:10 PM
Incarcerated rapper DMX has spoken out to set the record straight on recent gossip and speculation that he is engaged to model hottie Yadira Borrego and make it known he is on the open market.
June 22, 2011 12:50 PM
After DJ Green Lantern gave props to Mobb Deep's Havoc in this week's SOHH Underrated, we decided to hit up the Queens rapper/producer to get his reaction to the honor.
June 22, 2011 12:15 PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, Eminem and Royce Da 5'9 dominate their competition, Gorilla Zoe climbs into action and rap supergroup Random Axe cut into the sales chart.
June 22, 2011 11:50 AM
Gee Roberson, manager of Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West and Young Money starlet Nicki Minaj, has officially landed a high profile executive position at Universal Music Group's Interscope branch, Geffen Records.
Continue reading Kanye West & Nicki Minaj's Manager Lands Exec Position At Interscope.
June 22, 2011 11:00 AM
After making a steady buzz by aligning himself next to Atlanta rapper Shawty Lo for their "Haters" collaboration and later signing him to G-Unit Records, 50 Cent now weighs in on the power move.
June 22, 2011 9:20 AM
Shady Records is back on top as Eminem and Royce Da 5'9's Hell: The Sequel toppled its competition debuting atop the sales chart this week.
Continue reading Eminem & Royce Da 5'9's "Hell: The Sequel" Crushes Its Competition.
June 22, 2011 12:05 AM
You love to hear the story, again and again, about some Roc Nation artists, destined to win. Well, hopefully. It appears J. Cole opted out of taking the Shaquille O'Neal YouTube approach by announcing an album title and release date for his long-delayed debut through Twitter. Should Jay-Z be worried?
June 22, 2011 12:00 AM
Are We There Yet: West Coast rapper Game's son calls shotgun.
Photo taken from Game's Twitter
June 21, 2011 8:45 PM
Atlanta rapper Yung Joc may no longer be associated with Diddy's Bad Boy Records but is back to tell fans he has no plans of dropping the mic.
Continue reading Yung Joc Promises It's Still Goin' Down, "People Jump Ship So Fast".
June 21, 2011 5:27 PM
Brooklyn rapper Foxy Brown became the center of attention Tuesday (June 21) afternoon after arriving hours late to a court case in New York.
June 21, 2011 4:50 PM
Roc Nation's J. Cole has finally decided to put his foot down with his long-awaited debut album by announcing its title and release date.
Continue reading J. Cole "Sidelines" Delayed Roc Nation Debut.
June 21, 2011 4:33 PM
Music executive Jimmy "Henchman" Rosemond's flee from law enforcement ended Tuesday (June 21) afternoon with an arrest in New York City weeks after being named in a cocaine trafficking drug case.
Continue reading Jimmy Henchman Flees From DEA Agents, Chased Down In NYC.
June 21, 2011 3:40 PM
After recently undergoing a life-changing experience, The Clipse's Malice has promised fans he is not taking the Mason "Ma$e" Betha route by turning his life and music over to the Lord.
June 21, 2011 3:15 PM
[With the recent release of his The Break-Up Part 2: The Proposal, rapper Sha Stimuli speaks on the popularity of hip-hop artists revealing their softer side to the public as of late.]
Continue reading "I Think Drake Is A Fine Example Of Vulnerability Being Successful".
June 21, 2011 1:35 PM
[In honor of today marking Pete Rock's 41st birthday, super producer Swizz Beatz reflects on the impact the renowned hitmaker's contributions have had on his music.]
June 21, 2011 1:15 PM
[With today's release of Before I Awoke, West Coast rapper Co$$ dishes out his Top 5 reasons fans should pick up the long-awaited debut album.]
Continue reading "Before I Awoke": "A Lot Of Motherf*ckers Have Been Sleeping On Me".
June 21, 2011 11:40 AM
After hinting at his frustrations last week, renowned hitmaker Derick "D-Dot" Angelettie aka The Madd Rapper has elaborated on his issues with Grammy-winning rapper/producer Kanye West, stating that he has lacks respect and loyalty.
Continue reading D-Dot's Madd At Kanye West, "He Sucks".
June 21, 2011 11:32 AM
After Twista gave props to rap newcomer Mickey Factz by listing him in SOHH's Top 5 Dead or Alive, we hit up the Bronx emcee to get his reaction to the unexpected recognition.
Continue reading Mickey Factz On Twista's Top 5 DOA Induction, "I'm Still In Shock".
June 21, 2011 11:20 AM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent recently opened up about the differences between himself and music stars like Lady Gaga and Eminem, and discussed why his records are harder to place on Top 40 radio shows' playlists. .
Continue reading "You Can't Compare Eminem & 50 Cent's Career On Any Level".
June 21, 2011 10:55 AM
Brooklyn rapper Fabolous has finally put an end to gossip surrounding past rumors about him and video vixen Amber Rose and denied ever sleeping with the bald bombshell.
June 21, 2011 12:30 AM
[SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After Crooked I gave Slaughterhouse the title last week, DJ Green Lantern names Mobb Deep's Havoc SOHH Underrated.]
Continue reading "He Has Some Of The Illest Beats & Never Was Really Looked At".
June 21, 2011 12:15 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 Fat Joe Gets His Licks, On Jordans Number 6.
June 21, 2011 12:10 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco kept his word and accepted controversial Fox host Bill O'Reilly's challenge by appearing on his "The O'Reilly Factor" talk show and defending terrorist-related comments related to President Barack Obama.
Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Shuts Down O'Reilly's Factor [Video].
June 21, 2011 12:10 AM
Before we even dig into this topic, let it be known Sean Price is an incredibly underrated emcee. No matter his personal opinion on anything, this post should not take away from his own skills as a lyrical beast. With that said, who in the h*ll does Sean Price think he is!?
June 21, 2011 12:00 AM
How Many Licks: Terror Squad's Fat Joe gets a taste of his kicks' freshness.
Be sure to submit your witty narration in today's SOHH Cap Diss!
June 20, 2011 11:36 PM
R&B singer Nivea has come forward to clear the air after Monday reports claimed she was arrested on a driving under the influence charge following a car crash in Atlanta.
Continue reading UPDATE: Nivea Sets The Record Straight, "I WAS NOT DRINKING & DRIVING".
June 20, 2011 10:37 PM
Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross has joined the face tattooing craze as of late by showing off new ink beneath his left eye.
Continue reading Rick Ross Joins Face Tattoo Fad, Shows Of New Ink.
June 20, 2011 5:28 PM
Boot Camp Clik's Sean Price may catch some heat from female emcees this week after revealing his disinterest in keeping up or supporting lady rhyme spitters.
Continue reading "I Don't Like No Female Rappers" [Video].
June 20, 2011 5:03 PM
Incarcerated rapper Remy Ma will leave fans waiting longer for her release from New York's Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for Women as early departing hopes seem all but diminished.
Continue reading Remy Ma Suffers Major Setback In Jail Release Hopes.
June 20, 2011 5:00 PM
Hollywood actor/rapper Nick Cannon recently hit up SOHH and offered up some advice to high profile celebrities like Beyonce and model Amber Rose who tend to make headlines for fake pregnancy rumors.
June 20, 2011 4:40 PM
[With the new release of Saudade, Mr. J. Medeiros provides his Top 5 reasons why you should add this LP to your music stash.]
Continue reading "Saudade": "I'll Beat A Robot Till It's Out Of Service".
June 20, 2011 1:45 PM
With the new launch of her Licious clothing line, SOHH recently hit up model/television personality Coco to find out what celebrity lady co-signs she would most want.
Continue reading Coco Imagines J. Lo & Kim Kardashian In Her Jeans.
June 20, 2011 1:15 PM
Rap mogul Jay-Z may not be preparing to switch from music to acting but Young Hov was spotted alongside Hollywood blockbuster actor Will Smith during the production of his forthcoming Men In Black III film.
Continue reading Jay-Z Spotted Kicking Laughs, Lending Will Smith "MIB III" Support.
June 20, 2011 12:15 PM
With NBA star/rapper Shaquille O'Neal now making headlines for having an alleged sex tape floating around, SOHH recently hit up celebrity gossip personality Carrie Keagan to get her take on leaked videos and pictures.
Continue reading "You Can't Get Famous Without Getting Naked These Days".
June 20, 2011 11:05 AM
Just when we thought the battle between 50 Cent and Rick Ross had finally vanished, it seems like there's a more subtle challenge taking place beneath our noses. While Ricky Rozay has furnished a strong Maybach Music Group, 50 appears just as hungry by refurbishing his G-Unit crew.
June 20, 2011 10:56 AM
R&B singer Sean Kingston has finally broken his silence since nearly dying in a jet ski crash late last month.
Continue reading Sean Kingston Finally Breaks Silence Since Near-Fatal Wreck.
June 20, 2011 10:21 AM
While Father's Day has come and gone, Wu-Tang Clan's Method Man has spoken out on the annual celebration date and why Mother's Day clearly outshines the contributions men make for their families.
Earl Sweatshirt's Comrade Calls Out 'New Yorker' Article, "It Was Heavily Influenced By Therapists At The Academy"
June 20, 2011 10:02 AM
Nearly a month after Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt emerged from a hiatus to inform fans of his whereabouts at Coral Reef Academy, one of the rapper's friends has come forward to set the record straight.
June 20, 2011 9:51 AM
Fans anxiously awaiting the July 1st return of incarcerated rapper DMX will have to wait a bit longer as the troubled emcee's day of freedom has been pushed back.
Continue reading DMX's Jail Release Pushed Back, "Things Will Be Different This Time".
June 20, 2011 9:32 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's baby's mother/singer Nivea was reportedly arrested Sunday (June 19) night in Atlanta on a driving under the influence charge after crashing into a tree.
Continue reading Lil Wayne's Baby's Mother Crashes Car, Arrested In Atlanta.
June 20, 2011 12:00 AM
Turn My Headphones Up: Producer Alchemist shows off his pre-show deejay set.
Photo taken from Alchemist's Twitter
June 19, 2011 10:08 PM
G-Unit's 50 Cent appears focused on returning back to the studio to complete the follow-up to 2009's Before I Self Destruct LP by announcing its release date.
Continue reading 50 Cent Moves Past Interscope Tensions, Announces New LP Release Date.
June 19, 2011 8:53 PM
Brooklyn rapper Lil Kim may be following in the steps of Shawty Lo as the latest artist to join the roster of rap star 50 Cent's G-Unit Records.
June 19, 2011 8:43 PM
Tensions may still be boiling between Chris Brown and Odd Future, as the West Coast bunch publicly aired out Breezy at a Los Angeles show this weekend.
June 19, 2011 10:38 AM
[With Father's Day shining light on dads all across the world, Nick Cannon speaks on embracing fatherhood and his family's indecision to introduce the fans to their newborn twins.]
Continue reading "I Don't Want To Ever Seem Like We're Pimping Our Kids Out".
June 19, 2011 10:23 AM
Music moguls Jay-Z and Diddy have once again reigned supreme against their hip-hop competition becoming the only two rap acts to land spots on Forbes' 25 Highest Paid Musicians list.
Continue reading Diddy & Jay-Z Land On Forbes' 25 Highest Paid Musicians List.
June 19, 2011 10:04 AM
Former NBA great Shaquille O'Neal's ex-wife Shaunie has come forward to address speculation and rumors surrounding an alleged sex tape featuring the former basketball star and multiple women.
Continue reading Shaq's Ex-Wife Addresses Secret Sex Tape Offer.
June 19, 2011 9:44 AM
In celebration of Father's Day, SOHH recently hit up mega producer Swizz Beatz to find out how he manages to balance making smash hits and have time for his children.
June 19, 2011 9:23 AM
Rap veteran Tone Loc was reportedly arrested this weekend on charges of domestic violence toward the mother of his child in California.
June 19, 2011 12:05 AM
Banks Nation: Game gets up close and personal alongside model Tyra Banks.
Photo taken from Game's Twitter
June 18, 2011 6:56 PM
Midwest rap veteran Tech N9ne recently shared his reaction to taking the music industry by storm with the new All 6's & 7's album debuting in the Top 5 music releases this week.
June 18, 2011 10:30 AM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent has come forward to clarify his recent bashing toward Interscope Records and explain why he currently holds a grudge toward his own record company.
Continue reading "[The Blame's] Not Necessarily Dre Or Jimmy; It's More The Guys They...".
June 18, 2011 10:20 AM
Former Cash Money Records producer Mannie Fresh recently opened up about Mystikal's return to the hip-hop spotlight and what plans of action the ex-convict should make to maintain the fans' attention.
June 18, 2011 10:02 AM
Rapper/Singer Cee-Lo Green has come forward to kill speculation and accusations suggesting he is homophobic following a controversial tweet from earlier this week.
Continue reading Cee-Lo Addresses Anti-Gay Accusations, "What Was Homophobic About That?".
June 18, 2011 9:37 AM
R&B singer Chris Brown has once again found himself involved in another war of words with Odd Future but this time it happens to be with the crew's crooner, Frank Ocean.
Continue reading Chris Brown & Frank Ocean Clash, "F*ck Odd Future!".
June 18, 2011 12:00 AM
Save The Day: Be sure to peep SOHH's Top 5 Super Comic Book Bars.
June 17, 2011 10:00 PM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent has weighed in on this week's big headline of incarcerated felon Dexter Isaac admitting to shooting late rapper 2Pac in 1994.
June 17, 2011 6:06 PM
Incarcerated rapper DMX may be the next artist headed over to Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group as the former Ruff Ryders leader now reveals a deal is on the table.
Continue reading DMX Rides Rick Ross' Maybach Offer, "I'm Not The Average Artist".
June 17, 2011 5:35 PM
Renowned producer Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie aka "The Madd Rapper" has come forward to speak on his relationship with Kanye West and deny having made any attempt to steal his shine.
Continue reading Kanye West's Mentor Sets The Record Straight, "I Didn't Rob Him".
June 17, 2011 4:45 PM
Odd Future's Tyler the Creator has shared his input on the sensitivity of his records and how he feels about using gay slurs in music.
June 17, 2011 4:15 PM
Even with his rap nemesis behind bars, rap star 50 Cent has wasted no timing taking shots at Ja Rule just a week after beginning a two-year jail sentence.
Continue reading "A Psychic Told Me [Ja Rule's] Gonna Have Trouble In There".
June 17, 2011 1:45 PM
In this week's Pulse Report, we notice how 50 Cent lets his soul glow but melts down in front of Interscope Records, watch 2Pac's 40th birthday get shadowed by his '94 shooter, see Tech N9ne strap up and unload for seven days and oh SOHH much more!
June 17, 2011 1:15 PM
[In celebration of a summer filled with flicks like Thor, X-Men: First Class, Green Lantern and Captain America, SOHH skimmed some of your favorite rappers' lyrics to compile a list of superhero lines you probably missed!]
Swizz Beatz Scraps "Haute Living" LP, "The Reason Why I Decided Not To Even Do An Album No More" [Video]
June 17, 2011 12:51 PM
Fans hoping to secure a copy of Swizz Beatz's upcoming Haute Living solo album will have to change their plans as the hit-making producer has now announced a decision to scrap the LP.
June 17, 2011 12:30 PM
Rap veteran Nas recently discussed his new "Nasty Nas" single invading airwaves and why he tucked away his lyrical wrath over the past few years.
Continue reading Nas Says Spread 'Em, "Open It Back Up, That Real Sh*t".
June 17, 2011 11:30 AM
Red and Meth. Ghost and Rae. Snoop and Dre.
There's no denying that when certain artists unite on wax, magic happens. Nowadays anyone with a major label budget can cop a guest spot from Weezy, but there's no faking the chemistry between rappers who bring out the best in each other bar-for-bar. Call it competition, camaraderie or that new hot sh*t -- it's the kind of sincerity major label money can't buy. The kind listeners can feel. So... we start to fiend for more.
June 17, 2011 10:52 AM
The summer comic book movie adaptations continue to take over the Summer 2011 as Green Lantern soars into movie theaters this weekend
Continue reading Green Lantern.
June 17, 2011 9:47 AM
After raising eye brows with his I'm Gay album title earlier this year, West Coast rapper Lil B has now come out to confirm and explain the project's new cover art.
50 Cent Shows Off His Ambitionz Az An Outlaw, "You F*cking People Forgot It's 2Pac's Birthday" [Audio]
June 17, 2011 9:32 AM
While a new album release date still seems unclear, G-Unit's 50 Cent has wasted no time delivering fresh music by dropping a record called "Outlaw" from the forthcoming LP.
Julez Santana Speaks Out On Drug Raid, "My Name Is The Biggest So Of Course They're Going To Target Me"
June 17, 2011 9:19 AM
Dipset's Juelz Santana has come forward to speak on a drug raid at his New Jersey recording studio earlier this year and why the accusations against him hold no weight.
June 17, 2011 9:06 AM
Atlanta rapper Shawty Lo has clarified his position alongside 50 Cent just a week after announcing his formal signing to the rap star's G-Unit Records.
June 17, 2011 7:00 AM
King of the Ring: Green Lantern invades theaters nationwide today.
June 17, 2011 12:15 AM
[In anticipation of the upcoming summer blockbusters, SOHH asks a few hip-hop stars to discuss topics related to the flicks headed to a theater near you. To highlight today's release of Green Lantern, New York City's DJ Green Lantern gives the scoop on his love for the DC Comics superhero.]
Continue reading SOHH Summer BLOCKBusters: DJ Green Lantern On...The Green Lantern.
June 16, 2011 5:30 PM
With this week's revelation by model/reality star Coco surrounding the authenticity of Nicki Minaj's backside, SOHH recently hit up Ice-T and his voluptuous wife to get their take on the Barbie's eye-catching lady lumps.
June 16, 2011 5:05 PM
Incendiary rapper Game has continued to extend olive branches these days after revealing a mature apology he issued to model-turned-television personality Tyra Banks for poking fun at her forehead in the past.
June 16, 2011 1:35 PM
[In anticipation of the upcoming summer blockbusters, SOHH asks a few hip-hop stars to discuss topics related to the anticipated flicks headed to a theater near you. To highlight the July 29th release of Cowboys & Aliens, Dorrough and Three 6 Mafia name their favorite extraterrestrial films.]
Continue reading SOHH Summer BLOCKBusters: "My Favorite Alien Movie Hero Was...".
June 16, 2011 1:30 PM
Young Money's Nicki Minaj may have some explaining to do as female rapper Lil Mama has claimed that she inspired the Barbie's image.
Continue reading I Got Nicki Minaj's Image Poppin', Says Lil Mama.
June 16, 2011 1:10 PM
No offense to the individuals out there who are diehard Tupac Shakur fans, myself included, but were we all a bit hoaxed by the rapid headlines Wednesday (June 15) promising a story about the man responsible for shooting Pac?
June 16, 2011 1:00 PM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent has had enough with Interscope Records and publicly called the renowned company out over his delayed follow-up to 2009's Before I Self Destruct.
Kanye West Pouts Over 'Mama's Boy' Leak, "Measures Are Being Taken To Prosecute The Persons Responsible"
June 16, 2011 12:05 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West's new "Mama's Boy" record is apparently something the hip-hop did not want fans to hear as plans to prosecute the persons responsible for unleashing it are now being targeted.
June 16, 2011 10:45 AM
Less than 24 hours after the shocking revelation that incarcerated felon Dexter Isaac was ordered by music mogul Jimmy Rosemond to shoot Tupac Shakur in the mid-1990's, an attorney has stepped forward to deny the accusations.
June 16, 2011 10:03 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Eminem and Royce Da 5'9's new Hell: The Sequel is reportedly en route to dominate its competition next week with sales projections totaling up to 160,000 copies.
June 16, 2011 9:50 AM
With the upcoming Tupac Shakur biopic underway and today marking his 40th birthday, West Coast rappers Blu, 40 Glocc and WC weigh in on the late California legend's movie anticipation.
Continue reading Blu, 40 Glocc & WC Ride For 2Pac, "His Real Life Needs To Be Exposed".
June 16, 2011 9:48 AM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent has finally spoken up and addressed his new look after photos of him sporting a gel-laced curly hair style landed online yesterday (June 15).
Continue reading 50 Cent Addresses New Curly Hair Look, "I Just Make More Money Off It".
June 16, 2011 9:30 AM
West Coast rapper Lil B has appeared to tame the hype surrounding his controversially titled I'm Gay album by using a shock-less cover.
Continue reading Lil B Waters Down 'I'm Gay' Album Cover Artwork.
June 16, 2011 8:15 AM
Music mogul L.A. Reid is reportedly taking his talents to Epic Records just months after resigning as Island Def Jam CEO and taking part in television reality show "The X-Factor."
Continue reading L.A. Reid Makes Epic Move, Preps Urban Music Takeover.
June 16, 2011 12:15 AM
[SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After Hoodlife Cyphas CEO Terrell Blair gave Tech N9ne the title earlier this week, Crooked I names his Slaughterhouse crew as SOHH Underrated.]
Continue reading "They'll Probably Be Overrated By The End Of This Year".
June 16, 2011 12:00 AM
I Am A Martian: Cowboys & Aliens hits theaters July 29th.
Be sure to check today's SOHH Summer BLOCKBuster preview of Cowboys & Aliens.
June 15, 2011 5:35 PM
Slaughterhouse's Joell Ortiz has responded to criticism issued by former Terror Squad members Cuban Link and Tony Sunshine over his "Big Pun's Back" tribute record.
June 15, 2011 5:11 PM
Reality star Coco may have broken this year's biggest story by claiming Young Money's Nicki Minaj is not as real as fans may think.
Continue reading Coco Says Nicki Minaj's Butt Is Fake, "I Heard It From Her" [Video].
June 15, 2011 5:05 PM
The man allegedly responsible for shooting rapper Tupac Shakur in November 1994 has come forward to confess to his crime.
Continue reading Tupac Shakur's Shooter Confesses, "I Want To Apologize To His Family".
June 15, 2011 4:00 PM
As his All 6's & 7's album has shipped over 55,000 units, Midwest rap veteran Tech N9ne is relishing in his biggest opening week ever and informing major labels that he is not looking to switch over to the dark side.
June 15, 2011 3:30 PM
[With this week's release of L.I.F.E. (Ladies In Free Everywhere), Young Chris breaks down how the female-geared mixtape came into fruition.]
Continue reading "It's Important To Show That Other Side To Women Right Now".
June 15, 2011 1:50 PM
Controversial Fox television host Bill O'Reilly has become the latest high profile celebrity to weigh in on Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco publicly labeling President Barack Obama the United States' biggest terrorist.
Continue reading Bill O'Reilly Bashes Lupe's Fiasco, "[He's] A Pinhead".
June 15, 2011 1:25 PM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent has raised a few eyebrows over the past 24 hours after new photos of the multi-platinum selling rapper sporting a Pimpin' Curly-esque hairstyle have emerged online.
Continue reading 50 Cent P.I.M.P.s Curly Again.
June 15, 2011 1:05 PM
New York rapper Saigon recently discussed why he has chosen to fall back from contributing to collaborations, and is now currently focused on building his own music empire.
Continue reading "I'm Gonna Make My Own Label & Make Some Money Off These Dumb A**es".
June 15, 2011 12:30 PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, rap veteran Tech N9ne opens at No. 4, Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group fall further down the chart and Marsha Ambrosius returns to the Top 50.
June 15, 2011 12:05 PM
Pop star Justin Bieber has come out and denied rumors claiming he is no longer interested in working with Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West.
June 15, 2011 11:50 AM
Now let's not act like I am the first one to bring this to people's attention. But ever since Kanye West broke up with his ex-fiancee Alexis Phifer, he has been often linked, romantically might I add, to a slew of white females that certainly go further than blonde bombshell Amber Rose.
June 15, 2011 11:30 AM
Miami producer DJ Khaled has updated fans on the status of his delayed We The Best Forever album, and maintains confidence in his ability to snag Grammy-winning rapper Eminem for a collaboration.
June 15, 2011 11:15 AM
Columbia Records' Kreayshawn has come forward to assure fans her swag and style of rapping is not unintentional or an attempt to bring down the state of hip-hop.
Continue reading "We're Not Going After Anyone's Head, We're Not Trying To Kill Hip-Hop".
Jay-Z Asks Can He Live, "You Never Hear Rappers Compared [To] The Greatest Writers Of All Time" [Video]
June 15, 2011 11:00 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Jay-Z has shared his opinion on the lack of respect hip-hop artists receive for their craft and why critics should pay more attention to emcees' writing abilities.
June 15, 2011 12:15 AM
[In anticipation of the upcoming summer blockbusters, SOHH asks a few hip-hop stars to discuss topics related to the anticipated flicks headed to a theater near you. To highlight the August 5th release of Rise of the Planet of the Apes, rapper Gorilla Zoe envisions himself as King Kong.]
Continue reading SOHH Summer BLOCKBusters: "I'm King Kong, Motherf*ckers Better Know".
June 15, 2011 12:00 AM
Donkey Kong: Rise of the Planet of the Apes hits theaters August 5th.
Be sure to check today's SOHH Summer BLOCKBuster preview of Rise of the Planet of the Apes.
June 14, 2011 10:30 PM
West Coast rapper Game has decided to fall back from the hype created by Grammy-winning artist Lupe Fiasco last week after calling President Barack Obama the country's biggest terrorist.
June 14, 2011 9:35 PM
Hollywood actress Jada Pinkett-Smith recently opened up about her admiration toward rap mogul Jay-Z and confirmed speculation that there are plans to work with Hov on an upcoming Annie remake.
Continue reading Jada Loves Rolling W/ The R-O-C, "We're About To Do A Movie".
June 14, 2011 5:20 PMFormerly incarcerated Queens emcee Prodigy recently spoke on his career run within the hip-hop industry and what one regret he has after 20 years in the rap game.
June 14, 2011 4:30 PM
[In a market popularized with SMACK and Come-Up urban retail videos, Crack DVD CEO Terrell Blair speaks on maintaining his longevity in such a competitive market.]
Continue reading "I'm Not Knocking Any Other DVDs But I I Didn't [Want To] Sell My Soul".
June 14, 2011 2:05 PM
[With today's release of King Kong, Gorilla Zoe breaks down the Top 5 reasons you need to add his new album to your music collection.]
Continue reading "King Kong": "Crack, Coke, Heroin, Dope Is Dope" .
June 14, 2011 2:00 PM
Veteran Detroit MC's Royce Da 5'9" and Eminem join forces again to reincarnate into the duo Bad Meets Evil, as their Hell: The Sequel EP officially hits stores today.
Continue reading Bad Meets Evil (Eminem & Royce Da 5'9), "Hell: The Sequel".
Cuban Link & Tony Sunshine On Joell Ortiz's Big Punblem, "There's Just Certain Things You Don't Do" [Video]
June 14, 2011 12:50 PM
Former Terror Squad members Cuban Link and Tony Sunshine have come forward to speak on the controversy surrounding Joell Ortiz's "Big Pun's Back" tribute record.
June 14, 2011 12:25 PM
Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has broken his silence on an unexpected and controversial Facebook rant he allegedly posted over the weekend.
June 14, 2011 12:05 PM
[With the new release of his The Break-Up Part 2: The Proposal, rapper Sha Stimuli opens up about taking the road less traveled by rhyming about real life relationships on his latest mixtape.]
June 14, 2011 11:35 AM
[In anticipation of the upcoming summer blockbusters, SOHH asks a few hip-hop stars to discuss topics related to the anticipated headed to a theater near you. To highlight the July 22nd release of Captain America: The First Avenger, we ask select artists to speak on the most underrated superheroes and villains.]
Continue reading SOHH Summer BLOCKBusters: "Silver Surfer Would Annihilate Him For Sure".
June 14, 2011 11:20 AM
A representative for actress Mary-Kate Olsen has come forward to address recent romance rumors involving her client and Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West.
Continue reading Mary-Kate Olsen Rep Addresses Kanye West Kiss-Kiss Rumors.
June 14, 2011 10:50 AM
Queens emcee Nas has gone back to his old school days with the release off the first single off of his upcoming Life Is Good album this week entitled, "Nasty".
Continue reading Nasty Nas Wants His Spot Back, "Make Room For The King" [Audio].
June 14, 2011 12:15 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 The Birdman Gets Shot Down & Loses 2 Milli, 2 Milli, 2 Milli.
June 14, 2011 12:15 AM
[SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After Chingy gave DJ Quik the title last week, Hoodlife Cyphas CEO Terrell Blair names Tech N9ne SOHH Underrated.]
Continue reading "He Captured A Market That Includes Rock, White Fans, Asian Fans...".
June 14, 2011 12:00 AM
Captain, Captain: Captain America: The First Avenger hits theaters July 22nd.
Be sure to check today's SOHH Summer BLOCKBuster preview of Captain America.
June 13, 2011 11:05 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Eminem has come out to calm Lady Gaga fans who may have taken his "A Kiss" track too serious after accusing the platinum-selling singer of possibly having a penis.
Method Man Kills Wu-Tang/Odd Future Comparisons, "That's What The Media Does, They Compare Sh*t" [Video]
June 13, 2011 10:50 PM
Rap veteran Method Man has shared his opinion on media outlets comparing West Coast newcomers Odd Future to his fellow Wu-Tang Clan brethren and gave a co-sign to their style of music.
50 Cent's Manager On 'Before I Self Destruct' Follow-Up, "We're Rolling Out The Marketing Partners Now"
June 13, 2011 6:00 PM
Rap star 50 Cent's manager Chris Lighty has provided fans with an update on the rapper's upcoming Before I Self Destruct album and said a concrete release date has not yet been made.
June 13, 2011 5:06 PM
West Coast female rapper Kreayshawn played heartbreaker to rap mogul Diddy by signing to Columbia instead of his Bad Boy Records.
Continue reading Kreayshawn Breaks Diddy's Heart, "He Was Like, 'Yo, I Wanted To....'".
June 13, 2011 4:25 PM
West Coast rapper Game has opened up about his forthcoming R.E.D. Album and revealed the concept behind the track set to feature Lupe Fiasco.
Continue reading Game Kicks, Pushes W/ Lupe Fiasco [Video].
June 13, 2011 4:20 PM
Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has reportedly gone on a Facebook rant directed at select obsessed fans he has labeled as stalkers Sunday (June 12) night.
June 13, 2011 3:30 PM
With last night's premiere of "Ice Loves Coco" finally airing, SOHH recently hit up Ice-T to find out what he hopes viewers gain from his new television venture alongside wife Coco.
June 13, 2011 2:35 PM
While Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco received criticism over labeling President Barack Obama the biggest terrorist in the United States last week, it appears Mobb Deep's Prodigy is humming the same tune.
June 13, 2011 2:20 PM
[With the recent emergence of rappers like Flavor Flav and Tech N9ne detailing their past struggles with drug addiction, former addict Slaine speaks on battling his past fixes.]
Continue reading "Everywhere You Go, People Are Either Worshipping Or Hating You".
June 13, 2011 2:10 PM
Something you have to love about hip-hop is it may still be the one genre you can count on for artists to truly speak their minds, whether right or wrong. Think back to the days of Public Enemy's "Fight the Power" or to more recent times with Eminem's "White America."
Continue reading Was Lupe Fiasco's President Obama/Terrorist Remark Really "That" Bad?.
June 13, 2011 1:30 PM
One thing about taking gambles is that sometimes you lose...and sometimes, you lose big. Why do you think Las Vegas continues to make bank loads of money with dollar slot machines and free buffets? But when Birdman won this year's Super Bowl with a $1 million bet, shouldn't he have just been happy instead of doubling up and losing with a $2 million gamble on the Miami Heat defeating the Dallas Mavericks?
Continue reading Can Birdman Rebound From Losing A $2 Million NBA Finals Bet?.
June 13, 2011 1:25 PM
Wiz Khalifa has addressed rumors claiming he has engaged in a verbal altercation with Southern rapper Waka Flocka Flame at last week's Hot 97 Summer Jam concert in New Jersey.
June 13, 2011 12:15 PM
Midwest rap veteran Tech N9ne recently shared his input on the state of hip-hop and what changes, if any, he would make if given the opportunity.
Continue reading "I Want The Labels To Stop Making Jay-Z Clones & To Make Eminem Clones".
June 13, 2011 12:00 PM
Although Fabolous has worked amongst the likes of high-profile rap stars including Jay-Z and Lil Wayne, the Def Jam soldier now reveals what Top 5 artists he still hopes to collaborate with.
Continue reading Fabolous Names His Top 5 Wish List, "Nas, Eminem, Fergie..." [Video].
June 13, 2011 11:50 AM
Incarcerated rapper Ja Rule's wife, Aisha, has come forward to address speculation and rumors that her husband left his family with unsettled bills and finances upon beginning his two-year jail sentence last week.
Continue reading Mrs. Rule Speaks Out, "All Of The Rumors About Ja Being Broke Are...".
June 13, 2011 9:18 AM
Despite publicly revealing his issues with Cash Money Records in the past, the company's former artist Mannie Fresh has stepped forward to co-sign Lil Wayne's star power and deny any ill will toward CMB.
Continue reading Mannie Fresh Clears Up Cash Money Rumors, "There's No Beef".
June 13, 2011 12:15 AM
[In anticipation of the upcoming summer blockbusters, SOHH asks a few hip-hop stars to discuss topics related to the much flicks headed to a theater near you. To highlight the June 29th release of Transformers: Dark of the Moon, DJ Kid Capri talks about transforming his tour buses into a hot spot for his Bronx, NY community.]
June 13, 2011 12:00 AM
I, Robot: Transformers: Dark of the Moon hits theaters June 29th.
Be sure to check today's SOHH Summer BLOCKBuster preview of Transformers 3.
June 12, 2011 10:58 PM
Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden, DJ Whoo Kid, Q-Tip and more have shared their reaction to the Dallas Mavericks upsetting the Miami Heat by winning the NBA Finals championship.
June 12, 2011 12:35 PM
Former Young Money artist Kidd Kidd has confirmed weekend reports and speculation claiming he was riddled with gunshots while in New Orleans.
June 12, 2011 12:00 PM
So Icey: Cash Money Records co-founder Birdman gets flashy.
Photo taken from Birdman's Twitter
June 12, 2011 11:11 AM
Roc Nation's J. Cole appears just as tired of delays as his fans by promising to finally put out a long-awaited debut album no later than this fall.
Peedi Crakk Admits Bad Business Moves, "I've Learned The Hard Way By Ruining Certain Relationships" [Video]
June 12, 2011 10:59 AM
Former Roc-A-Fella artist Peedi Crakk has offered some tips and knowledge to emcees looking to find success within the music industry by detailing the importance of having good relationships.
June 12, 2011 10:41 AM
Facing the music after recently dropping the N-word on Twitter, West Coast rapper Kreayshawn has continued to address its controversy and why fans should not expect her to drop the bomb on a record.
Continue reading "My Sister Says [The N-Word] All The Time" [Video].
June 12, 2011 6:00 AM
Wu-Tang Clan's Method Man is telling hip-hop heads he is still nothing to 'F' with by promising to take a more darker route with his forthcoming Crystal Meth solo album.
June 11, 2011 9:18 AM
Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon and producer Just Blaze have shared their reactions to Terror Squad leader Fat Joe shocking the world this week by shedding nearly 100 pounds.
Continue reading Raekwon & Just Blaze React To Fat Joe's Massive Weight Loss.
June 11, 2011 9:05 AM
Brooklyn rapper Fabolous is reminding fans to not become too comfortable with his new S.O.U.L. Tape underground project by revealing plans to drop his forthcoming Loso's Way 2 solo album by summer's end.
Continue reading Fabolous Unveils "Loso's Way 2" 9/11 Anniversary Plans [Video].
June 11, 2011 9:02 AM
Having made a name for herself virally, West Coast rap newcomer Kreayshawn has stood by her decision to opt going indie and take a chance under a major record company like Columbia.
June 11, 2011 7:18 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has addressed critics thinking his Young Money roster consists of some one-hit wonders due to unreleased albums from Shanell aka SNL, Gudda Gudda, Jae Millz, Lil Twist and more.
June 11, 2011 6:44 AM
After months of speculation, Southern rapper Shawty Lo has become the latest addition to 50 Cent's growing G-Unit roster, which already consists of Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo and DJ Pauly D.
Continue reading Shawty Lo Joins GGG-GG-G-Unit, "50 [Cent] Is A Marketing Genius".
June 11, 2011 12:00 AM
Ante Up: Flipmode Squad's Spliff Star shows he's down with the conglomerate.
Photo taken from Spliff Star's Twitter
June 10, 2011 5:15 PM
While incarcerated rapper T.I. must wait nearly four months before being released from jail, the "King of the South" has released a statement updating fans on his condition as her serves out an 11-month probation violation sentence.
June 10, 2011 5:00 PM
President Barack Obama may have to retire his hope that Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco will give an apology days after labeling him the United States' biggest terrorist as the fellow Chicago emcee now says there is nothing to clarify.
June 10, 2011 4:54 PM
Diplomats leader Cam'ron has weighed in on super producer Just Blaze recently revealing their alleged falling out during the break-up of Roc-A-Fella Records around the mid-2000's.
June 10, 2011 4:30 PM
Newly-signed Sony Music/Columbia Records artist Kreayshawn has come forward to address recent comments she made toward reigning rap queen Nicki Minaj and denied looking to spark a rap beef with the Young Money star.
June 10, 2011 3:55 PM
With super couple Coco and Ice-T's "Ice Loves Coco" reality show set to premiere in roughly 48 hours, SOHH hit up the inseparable twosome to get the inside scoop on what fans can expect when they tune in.
Continue reading Coco & Ice-T Freeze The Haters, "We Don't Give A F*ck, We Don't Care".
June 10, 2011 2:05 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West looks to have another romance hook-up rumor to explain, as new reports claim his latest interest is former "Full House" star Mary-Kate Olsen.
Continue reading Kanye West Is On That White Girl, Romantically Linked To Mary-Kate Olsen.
B.o.B.'s "Airplanes" Producer Crashes Tyler The Creator Diss, "I Would Way Prefer Him To Hate My Music"
June 10, 2011 1:40 PM
The producer behind B.o.B.'s "Airplanes" has come forward to speak on Odd Future's Tyler the Creator calling him out over records he has produced.
June 10, 2011 12:45 PM
Former Death Row Records owner Marion "Suge" Knight has decided to team up with PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) in an effort to promote awareness for animal cruelty.
Continue reading Suge Knight Goes Soft For Dogs .
June 10, 2011 12:35 PM
White female rapper Kreayshawn has come forward to defend her use of the word "n*gga" in freestyles and everyday speech after recently causing some controversy for dropping the bomb on Twitter.
Continue reading Kreayshawn Co-Signs The 'N' Bomb, "Everyone Calls Each Other That".
June 10, 2011 12:25 PM
In this week's Pulse Report, we find out what new hip-hop star is worth a milli, realize Lupe Fiasco's wackiness goes deeper than rap, give Ja Rule "Doggy of the Week" for all of the wrong reasons and oh SOHH much more!
June 10, 2011 12:10 PM
With the recent influx of West Coast newcomers like Kreayshawn and Odd Future invading mainstream hip-hop, SOHH recently spoke to DJ Quik to get his take on the new freshmen class.
June 10, 2011 11:45 AM
New York rapper Capone has offered his take on N.O.R.E. breaking the news of the split of their rap group CNN this week to the shock of hip-hop fans.
June 10, 2011 11:05 AM
Bronx rapper Fat Joe is proving fans he did not resort to Photoshop for his "Drop A Body" music video, claiming that he dropped over 50 pounds came courtesy of a strict diet.
June 10, 2011 12:00 AM
Pump It Up: Stand-up comedian Dave Chappelle shows off his guns.
Photo taken from Prodigy's Twitter
June 9, 2011 10:28 PM
After raising eyebrows last week by announcing his retirement of utilizing voice-enhancing music tool Auto-tune, more details on T-Pain's mysterious T-Effect venture have emerged.
June 9, 2011 10:15 PM
Slaughterhouse's Royce Da 5'9 has come forward to offer his take on longtime friend/rapper Eminem taking a shot at fellow Interscope Records artist Lady Gaga on their new "A Kiss" record.
Continue reading Royce Da 5'9 Addresses Eminem's "Male" Lady Gaga Jab.
June 9, 2011 10:00 PM
Newly signed Columbia Records artist Kreayshawn has been signed less than a week and has already tackled comparisons of her image and style to platinum-selling pop star Ke$ha.
June 9, 2011 5:40 PM
New York rapper N.O.R.E. has formally announced the end of rap duo CNN (fronted alongside fellow Queens lyricist Capone), but promised that their separation does not affect their friendship.
Continue reading N.O.R.E. & Capone Change Channels, CNN Breaks Up.
June 9, 2011 5:30 PM
Young Money star Drake has decided to continue teasing fans eagerly anticipating his upcoming Take Care album by releasing a new record called "Marvin's Room."
Continue reading Drake Adds Another "Piece" To The Story, Reveals B-Day Surprise [Audio].
June 9, 2011 5:25 PM
Maybach Music Group's Wale is wasting no time putting together his Warner Bros. debut by hinting at plans to drop the project's first single in the coming days.
Continue reading Wale Starts Patching Together MMG/Warner Bros. Debut .
June 9, 2011 4:20 PM
[With this week's release of Crack DVD, Volume 11: Raps New Generation, Hoodlife Cyphas CEO Terrell Blair gives you his Top 5 reasons to put your money where your mouth is.]
June 9, 2011 4:05 PM
[SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After Kafani gave Yukmouth the title earlier this week, Chingy names DJ Quik SOHH Underrated.]
June 9, 2011 3:45 PM
Grammy-winning rappers Jay-Z and Kanye West may not have a new single on their hands yet but the hip-hop duo are reportedly dropping their delayed Watch the Throne album next month.
Continue reading Jay-Z & Kanye West Finally Ready To Mount "The Throne".
June 9, 2011 11:50 AM
Odd Future's Tyler the Creator allows fans to explore the methods of his madness as well as voices his thoughts on music predating his entry onto the music scene in the June edition of XXL Magazine.
June 9, 2011 9:15 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco has taken notice of the backlash headed his way in light of calling President Barack Obama the United States' biggest terrorist this week and slyly responded to his critics.
Continue reading Lupe Tackles Obama Backlash Fiasco, "I Still Pay Taxes Homeboy, Duh".
June 9, 2011 9:00 AM
Rapper Flo Rida has reportedly been busted on a a driving under the influence charge early Thursday (June 9) morning and taken to a nearby police station.
Continue reading Flo Rida Arrested In Miami, Finds Himself Right Round Jail.
June 9, 2011 8:54 AM
Brooklyn rapper Uncle Murda has revealed a past feud he had toward 50 Cent and an opportunity he turned down to join the rap star's G-Unit crew.
Joell Ortiz Still Confused Over Big Pun Controversy, "She's Embraced Me Every Time I've Done Something"
June 9, 2011 8:36 AM
Slaughterhouse's Joell Ortiz has expanded on making headlines last weekend by late rapper Big Pun's widow calling him out over calling himself the hier to the fallen Terror Squad soldier.
June 9, 2011 3:40 AM
Midwest rap veteran Tech N9ne's All 6's & 7's is reportedly en route to push up to 55,000 copies in its first-week on store shelves.
Continue reading Tech N9ne's "All 6's & 7's" Projected To Sell 55K In First-Week.
June 9, 2011 12:00 AM
Even though internal record label beefs are nothing new in hip-hop (just look at Rick Ross and Young Jeezy), you have to wonder if Eminem taking a jab at his Interscope Records labelmate Lady Gaga was deeper than rap. It's not like Em has to sell more records, right?
Continue reading Did Eminem's Lady Gaga Diss Go "Too" Far?.
June 9, 2011 12:00 AM
Groupie Luv: Newly signed Sony Music rapper Kreayshawn shows off some intimate kisses.
Photo taken from Kreayshawn's Twitter
June 8, 2011 11:15 PM
With fans still anticipating a follow-up to 2005's Brothers from Another, SOHH recently hit up Young Chris to find out the current status of Young Gunz.
Continue reading Young Chris On Young Gunz Feud Rumors, "Ain't No Blood Getting Spilled".
June 8, 2011 11:00 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West believes his G.O.O.D. Music artist Big Sean will truly live out his dreams calling him the hip-hop version of R&B superstar Beyonce.
Continue reading "What Beyonce Is To R&B, Big Sean Can Be To Rap".
June 8, 2011 5:50 PM
As Young Money star Nicki Minaj continues to plot her Hollywood invasion, SOHH recently hit up rapper-turned-actor Busta Rhymes for his take on the Barbie's launch to the big screen.
June 8, 2011 4:35 PM
Terror Squad leader Fat Joe looks ready to hit the beach shirtless these days as his latest music video "Drop A Body" shows the rapper significantly skinnier than his rap alias suggests.
Continue reading Fat Joe Leans Back The Weight, Drops Massive Pounds.
June 8, 2011 3:45 PM
Triple C's Gunplay recently discussed his past fight with drug addiction and how he managed to conquer the urges after relapsing during a trip to South America.
June 8, 2011 3:30 PM
Alexis Phifer, ex-fiance of Gammy-winning rapper/producer Kanye West, has publicly reflected on her life without Yeezy and explains why she will never date another emcee.
June 8, 2011 3:10 PM
[With the popularity of producers releasing instrumental-only albums as of late like Apollo Brown's Clouds and !llmind's Behind The Curtain, Oddisee gives his opinion on why fans are craving for the beat.]
Continue reading "'I Love The Beat But That Emcee Was Wack'".
June 8, 2011 1:30 PM
While fans may have to wait until the end of June for rapper Big Sean's Finally Famous debut to hit stores, they can now peep who made his G.O.O.D. Music release courtesy of a tracklisting leak.
Continue reading Big Sean Recruits Big Stars, G.O.O.D. Music Debut Tracklisting Leaks.
June 8, 2011 12:50 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco will likely not receive an invitation to The White House anytime soon after labeling United States' President Barack Obama as a terrorist.
Continue reading "The Biggest Terrorist Is Obama In The United States Of America" [Video].
Rick Ross' MMG Skids Out Top 10, Bruno Mars Rockets Forward, Miguel Creeps & Crawls Back Onto The Chart
June 8, 2011 12:15 PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group catches a flat outside of Top 10, Bruno Mars gets sparked upward and Miguel creeps back into the Top 50.
June 8, 2011 11:45 AM
After some online speculation last week, Internet sensation Kreayshawn has officially set the record straight by announcing her record deal with Sony Music Entertainment.
June 8, 2011 11:30 AM
Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill has released an open letter to fans discussing her pregnancy and apologizing for some concert complications from earlier this year.
Continue reading Lauryn Hill Addresses Pregnancy, Issues Apology In Open Letter.
June 8, 2011 11:10 AM
New York rapper Ja Rule recently discussed his thoughts on why he believes the "G-Unit Era" took a negative toll on rap by encouraging beefs between artists.
June 8, 2011 12:15 AM
[In honor of today marking controversial hip-hop phenom Kanye West's 34th birthday, SOHH has compiled a Top 5 list of currently-buzzing celebs we'd love to interrupt in true 'Ye fashion.]
Continue reading "I'ma Let You Finish But..." - 5 Celebs Kanye West Should Pause.
June 8, 2011 12:00 AM
It's A Celebration: SOHH celebrates Kanye West's 34th birthday!
Don't forget to peep SOHH's Top 5 Celebs Yeezy Should Pause
June 7, 2011 6:25 PM
Less than 48 hours before beginning a two-year jail sentence for a gun conviction, rapper Ja Rule opened up about what he expects his experience will be like and what regrets he holds.
June 7, 2011 5:25 PM
Hip-hop starlet Nicki Minaj has further expressed her enthusiasm to further her career by hitting the big screen, and shares that she desires to star opposite Hollywood blockbuster actor Will Smith.
Gunplay On Rick Ross' MMG Empire, "I've Been Famous For A Long Time, So I'm Not Big On Being Jealous"
June 7, 2011 5:11 PM
Triple C's Gunplay has provided his take on Rick Ross raising their brand up a notch by expanding Maybach Music Group with the addition of rappers like Wale and Meek Mill.
June 7, 2011 3:15 PM
Continuing to make a name for herself as a judge on the "America's Best Dance Crew" show, female rapper Lil Mama has now given hints that taking a break from music may be next on her horizon.
June 7, 2011 2:55 PM
Slaughterhouse's Joell Ortiz has decided to elaborate further on his appreciation and respect forlate rapper Big Pun in light of the recent criticism he's received courtesy of his widow.
June 7, 2011 1:20 PM
Dipset leader Cam'ron recently spoke on his protege Vado's current buzz and why he sees more flashing lights in the burgeoning star's future.
June 7, 2011 1:00 PM
Training Day director Antoine Fuqua has reportedly dropped out of the upcoming 2Pac biopic to pursue a new boxing movie entitled Southpaw , slated to feature rapper-turned-actor Eminem.
Continue reading 2Pac Biopic Director Now Has All Eyez On Eminem.
Lloyd Banks Gets Big Apple Love, "He May Have Steadily Become The Most Important Rapper In New York"
June 7, 2011 12:35 PM
G-Unit's Lloyd Banks may still be a rookie in comparison to rap greats like Jay-Z but renowned news publication The New York Times have cited him as the most important rapper in the Big Apple.
June 7, 2011 12:05 PM
[In light of today's release of Cameo King II, Boston rapper Termanology throws down the Top 5 reasons you should cop his latest album.]
Continue reading "Cameo King II": "I Like To Get On A Track W/ Somebody & Body Them".
June 7, 2011 9:15 AM
Mobb Deep's Prodigy has confirmed recent plans to link up with G-Unit nemesis Rick Ross have gone into motion and when fans can anticipate a full length album.
June 7, 2011 9:05 AM
Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa is showing he is not looking for any new love interests after giving a brief interview this week discussing his love for current girlfriend/video vixen Amber Rose.
Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Says He's All Rose-Everything About Amber.
June 7, 2011 1:35 AM
Cash Money Records co-founder Baby opens up about his empire and why he believes Young Money's Drake is headed toward G.O.A.T. status in XXL Magazine's June issue.
Continue reading "Drake Gonna Be The Next Best Ever To Do It After Wayne".
June 7, 2011 12:15 AM
[SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After Kool G Rap gave himself the title last week, West Coast rapper Kafani names Yukmouth SOHH Underrated.]
Continue reading "After The Moves He Did [I Thought] That He Would Have Went Super Big".
June 7, 2011 12:05 AM
Continue reading Ja Rule Gets Ready For The Big House.
June 7, 2011 12:00 AM
Locked Up: Ja Rule enjoys his final day as a free man.
Be sure to submit your witty narration in today's SOHH Cap Diss.
June 6, 2011 10:25 PM
Cash Money Records co-founder Birdman opens up about his empire and music industry hustle with over a decade in the rap game within the new XXL Magazine.
June 6, 2011 10:15 PM
Grammy-nominated rapper Kid Cudi recently opened up about finding sobriety in his life after past battles with drug addiction and the negative reaction some critics have given him since cleaning up.
June 6, 2011 5:50 PM
Animated emcee Busta Rhymes revealing that his upcoming, currently untitled solo album has approached completion, SOHH recently hit up the lyrical quickdraw to get more deals on the LP.
Continue reading Busta Rhymes Drops A Rock On Funny Bones W/ New LP.
June 6, 2011 4:55 PM
While a release date for Jay-Z and Kanye West's highly-anticipated Watch the Throne album may not be set in stone, a partial tracklist from the project has leaked online.
June 6, 2011 3:45 PM
With Nicki Minaj leading the pack for female rap newcomers, hip-hop veteran Talib Kweli recently hit up SOHH to remind fans of how lyrical his artist Jean Grae is on the microphone.
Continue reading "She's A Better MC Than Just About Everybody".
June 6, 2011 3:20 PM
With pop sensation Justin Bieber continuing to gain co-signs from the hip-hop community, SOHH recently hit up former Ruff Ryders artist Drag-On to get his take on the young star.
Continue reading "I'd Jump On A Song W/ Justin Bieber Tonight, Yo!".
June 6, 2011 2:45 PM
Grammy-winning singer/emcee Lauryn Hill may be preparing to pen another baby dedication, as she is currently expecting her sixth child.
June 6, 2011 2:05 PM
After grueling face-offs led to a final SOHH Top 5 Dead or Alive match, West Coast emcee Blu becomes the victor, edging out Atlanta rapper Shamrock to take home the gold.
Continue reading Blu Beats Shamrock In SOHH's Top 5 D.O.A. Championship.
June 6, 2011 1:45 PM
New Jersey rap veteran Redman recently opened up about his daily morning routine and why smoking various blunts is essential to helping him get through his day.
June 6, 2011 12:55 PM
Philadelphia rapstress Eve recently discussed her desire to get back into film acting and why Inglorious Bastards director Quentin Tarantino is at the top of her list of directors to work with.
Continue reading Eve Is A Natural Born Killer, "I Want To Shoot Somebody".
Big Pun's Widow Slams Joell Ortiz, "It's A Bit Disrespectful He'd Say He's The Next Christopher Lee Rios"
June 6, 2011 12:10 PM
Liza Rios, widow of late rapper Big Pun, has come forward to explain her feelings toward Slaughterhouse member Joell Ortiz's "Big Pun's Back" tribute record, claiming the track was disrespectful as opposed to honoring her husband's memory.
Rhymefest Feeling Brand New After Hospital Scare, "Now I Understand A Little Of What Phife Dawg Is Going Through"
June 6, 2011 11:30 AM
Chicago rapper Rhymefest has announced his release from a local hospital after being rushed to the emergency room last week.
June 6, 2011 9:48 AM
Midwest rap veteran Tech N9ne recently reflected on Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne publicly co-signing his music while incarcerated last year and how his slept-on status has awakened.
June 6, 2011 9:24 AM
Rap stars Drake, Lil Wayne, Dipset, Rick Ross and more lived up to the annual hype behind New York radio station Hot 97's sold-out Summer Jam concert last night (June 5) in New Jersey.
June 6, 2011 12:00 AM
Just Let Your Soul Glo: New York rapper Saigon gives Pimpin' Curly some competition.
Photo taken from Saigon's Twitter
June 5, 2011 9:20 PM
Late rapper Big Pun and Chicago emcee Twista's recent film documentaries, The Legacy and Mr. Immortality, are headed to a screen near you next month courtesy of a popular Video-On-Demand company, SOHH has learned.
Continue reading Big Pun & Twista Docs Heat Up For Summer Takeover.
June 5, 2011 11:46 AM
Former Ruff Ryders rapper Eve has come forward about her new romance and why she is ready to embrace marriage with a special someone.
Continue reading Eve Reveals The Love Of Her Life, "I Want Marriage, I Want Babies, Soon".
June 5, 2011 11:35 AM
New York rapper Ja Rule will leave fans waiting for his Pain Is Love 2 album a bit longer as new reports claim the project has been delayed from its original June 7th release date.
Continue reading Ja Rule's Pain Loses Love, Album Fails To Meet Deadline.
June 5, 2011 11:13 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Eminem is showing he may not be the biggest fan of pop star Lady Gaga by dissing her on his new "A Kiss" track off the upcoming Hell: The Sequel EP.
Continue reading Eminem Lifts Up Lady Gaga's Skirt, "She's Still A Male Lady" [Audio].
June 5, 2011 11:10 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has finally released an official version to his 2010 My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy music video "Monster" with on-screen features by Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj and Jay-Z.
Continue reading Kanye West Unleashes The Real "Monster" In Him [Video].
June 5, 2011 10:40 AM
Grammy-winning singer Rihanna took a page out of rapper Nicki Minaj's book over the weekend by treating a special female fan to an on-stage lap dance during her LOUD tour performance in Maryland.
Continue reading Rihanna Pulls A Nicki Minaj, Grinds Out Lap Dance For Lady Fan [Video].
June 5, 2011 12:00 AM
Just The Two Of Us: Swizz Beatz shares a special meal.
Photo taken from Swizz Beatz's Twitter
June 4, 2011 10:44 AM
Chicago rapper Rhymefest was reportedly rushed to the emergency room this week due to health complications related to diabetes.
June 4, 2011 10:35 AM
Southern rapper Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group Self Made debut album's second week sales projections show the Boss' Warner Bros. Records debut falling just under 50 percent.
Continue reading Rick Ross' MMG "Self Made" Sales Projections Drop 50% In Week 2.
June 4, 2011 10:05 AM
Celebrity married couple Coco and Ice-T have shared their input on butt implants and why they can cause more harm than good for a woman's image.
June 4, 2011 9:41 AM
West Coast rapper Game's Twitter page became compromised yesterday resulting in a few controversial tweets geared toward rap stars Lil Wayne, 50 Cent, Ja Rule and more.
June 4, 2011 9:23 AM
Grammy-nominated rapper Kid Cudi is making sure fans do not get confused over his new "Marijuana" music video just months after announcing sobriety from weed.
June 4, 2011 12:00 AM
Look At Me Now: West Coast rapper Game shows off his new ink.
Photo taken from Game's Twitter
June 3, 2011 5:50 PM
Rap veteran Nas has confirmed plans to title the follow-up to 2008's Untitled solo album Life Is Good and promised to bring fans into his day-to-day routine on the forthcoming LP.
Continue reading Nas Preps To Expose His Life, "Everything Is Addressed".
June 3, 2011 5:35 PM
R&B singer Miguel has stepped up to address rumors and speculation about his sexual preferences and cleared the air on his love for the opposite sex.
Continue reading Miguel Addresses Sexuality, "I've Always Only Loved..." [Video].
June 3, 2011 4:25 PM
Beginning today, audiences around the country will get a glimpse of how it all began as X-Men: First Class powers its way into the summer movie arena.
Continue reading X-Men: First Class.
Flavor Flav Still Gives A Cluck, "It Ain't The End Of The Chicken Biz For [Me] Like Everybody's Saying"
June 3, 2011 1:40 PM
Public Enemy's Flavor Flav has revealed his intent to continue making a name for himself within the fast food market by opening up more chicken restaurants in the near future.
June 3, 2011 1:25 PM
G-Unit's 40 Glocc has addressed Black Wall Street artist Menace after the Compton rapper claimed their publicized fight last month was the result of his own actions.
Continue reading 40 Glocc Says Don't Be A Menace, "He Wanna B*tch Up Now?".
June 3, 2011 1:05 PM
Midwest rap veteran Tech N9ne has opened up about his past struggle with drug addiction and revealed what finally gave him the motivation to get sober.
June 3, 2011 12:50 PM
After late author Iceberg Slim's daughter Misty Beck revealed rapper/actor Ice-T's plan to release a documentary about her father's life, SOHH hit up the West Coast artist for an update.
Amber Rose Can't Swallow What She Spits, Beanie Sigel's Jay-Z Apology Feels Roc-ky, 50 Cent Cashes Out His Earnings
June 3, 2011 12:10 PM
In this week's Pulse Report, we see how Amber Rose can't eat her words, realize Beanie Sigel's apology ranks low compared to some other classics, applaud 50 Cent for having a good seven days and oh SOHH much more!
June 3, 2011 10:13 AM
Odd Future's Tyler the Creator and singer Chris Brown went at each other's heads last night (June 2) after the R&B crooner slammed the rapper's preferred demonic style of music.
June 3, 2011 9:34 AM
Young Money's Nicki Minaj opens up about her admiration toward rap mogul Jay-Z and what turns her on the most about articulate emcees in the new issue of 5 Magazine.
Continue reading "I Was Always Attracted To Intelligent Rappers".
June 3, 2011 9:18 AM
West Coast rapper Game has addressed his long-delayed R.E.D. Album by telling fans to stop complaining about its constant push backs and how release date changes are all a part of the music industry.
Charlamagne Tha God On Mister Cee's Confession, "It's Not Like He Committed A Crime, He Just Likes Young Boys"
June 3, 2011 9:06 AM
New York's Power 105.1 radio host Charlamagne Tha God has weighed in on rival station Hot 97 personality Mister Cee admitting his involvement in a sex-related arrest last March.
June 3, 2011 8:52 AM
Grammy-winning singer T-Pain looks to be humming the same tune as Jay-Z's "Death of Auto-tune" these days by announcing his decision to retire the voice-enhancing tool from his music.
Continue reading T-Pain Delivers D.O.A., "I Vow Right Here To Never Use Auto-Tune Again".
June 3, 2011 12:00 AM
If The Shoe Fits: Consequence shows off his secret Jordan stash.
Photo submitted by Consequence
Internet Sensation Inks $1 Mil Sony Deal, "I Really Don't Care If People Don't Like Little White Girls Rapping"
June 2, 2011 11:56 PM
Rap newcomer Kreayshawn's Internet buzz has been taken notice and reportedly landed her a $1 million deal with Sony Music.
June 2, 2011 10:10 PM
Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has expanded on recently breaking the news of being offered an opportunity to audition for the role of late hip-hop mogul Tupac Shakur in an upcoming biopic.
June 2, 2011 5:45 PM
[After he was recently named as the Creative Director of the Reebok Classics brand, Swizz Beatz reflects on why he chose to kick it with the renowned sneaker company.]
Continue reading "I Don't Have An Endorsement Deal Or A 'Swizz Beatz' Sneaker".
June 2, 2011 5:19 PM
Black Wall Street member Menace has stepped forward to address his recent physical altercation with G-Unit's 40 Glocc and why his rap nemesis learned a lesson from the fight.
June 2, 2011 3:10 PM
Video vixen Amber Rose continues to demonstrate that she is crazy in love, as she now hints at a future desire to bear a child with rap newcomer Wiz Khalifa.
Continue reading "Wiz & I Love Each Other So Much & Would Love To Have A Baby".
June 2, 2011 2:35 PM
Public Enemy's Flavor Flav has come forward to address his past struggles with addiction and says despite the endured pain, he would not change the way things turned out.
Continue reading "I [Was] A Drug Addict For 18 Years; Only 6 Years Clean".
June 2, 2011 1:45 PM
While Young Money's Nicki Minaj is helping keep female rhyme spitters in the mainstream, SOHH recently hit up Latina rapper/actress Somaya Reece to get her opinion on the absence of prominent Hispanic lady emcees in hip-hop.
Continue reading Somaya Reece Speaks On Lack Of Latina Lyricists, "That's Why I'm Here".
June 2, 2011 1:20 PM
Rapper Asher Roth has provided more details on his relationship with pop sensation Justin Bieber and said their bond goes beyond simply sharing the same manager.
June 2, 2011 12:20 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV continues to keep fans waiting as new reports claim the long-awaited project will be released in August.
Continue reading Lil Wayne's "Carter IV" Pushed Back Beyond 6 Month, 7 Month.
June 2, 2011 10:13 AM
Video vixen Amber Rose opens up about her future and aim to keep it looking bright in the new issue of VIBE magazine.
Wiz Khalifa Recalls Going From Nobody To Somebody, "Before I Could Wear A Shirt W/ Some Ketchup On It"
June 2, 2011 9:47 AM
Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa reflects on how his life drastically changed and when he became a constant target for paparazzi in the new issue of XXL Magazine.
June 2, 2011 9:30 AM
West Coast rapper Lil B has injected his thoughts into the upcoming 2012 presidential election by questioning renowned real-estate developer Donald Trump's aim to become the next United States leader.
June 2, 2011 9:14 AM
West Coast rapper Game is known for making bold statements and this week he made another one by proclaiming hip-hop great Dr. Dre as one of the all time best producers.
June 2, 2011 8:55 AM
Rap stars 50 Cent, Young Jeezy, Andre 3000 and more have landed spots on R&B singer Lloyd's upcoming King of Hearts album slated to hit stores next month.
Continue reading 50 Cent, Young Jeezy, Andre 3000 Find Lloyd's "Heart".
June 2, 2011 12:15 AM
[SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After Malice gave Big L the title earlier this week, rap veteran Kool G Rap names himself as SOHH Underrated.]
Continue reading "Nobody Really Fits That Title More Than..." .
June 2, 2011 12:00 AM
Jet Life: New Orleans' Curren$y munches down some late night snacks.
Photo taken from Curren$y's Twitter
June 1, 2011 10:51 PM
Cash Money Records' Baby has gotten into the spirit of the NBA Finals by placing a $2 million bet on the Miami Heat defeating the Dallas Mavericks in a best of seven series.
Continue reading Baby Says MIA Or Bust, "I Bet $2 Million On That Miami Heat".
June 1, 2011 10:30 PM
Add Eminem to the latest list of co-signs West Coast rap newcomers Odd Future have received as Slim Shady calls the collective boundary pushers.
Continue reading Eminem Labels Odd Future Boundary Pushers, "The Dudes Can Rhyme".
June 1, 2011 9:45 PM
Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has delved further into the recent tragic loss of his younger brother and the impact it has had on family members.
June 1, 2011 5:00 PM
And Then There Was One...
The quest for first quarter winner has arrived as the lasting two champions will face-off one last time in the Finals. Who had THE SUPREME Top 5 list this season? Let us know and VOTE BELOW!
Continue reading Blu Vs. Shamrock.
June 1, 2011 4:30 PM
With the recent release of Kafani's Bay Area Boss album, SOHH hit up the West Coast rapper to find out who his three biggest inspirations were coming up.
June 1, 2011 4:05 PM
Former Bad Boy Records artist G. Dep recalls infamously confessing to a fatal shooting last December and its aftermath in the new issue of XXL Magazine.
June 1, 2011 3:40 PM
With Warner Bros. Records making waves by recently signing Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group and acquiring hot young talent such as XV to their roster, SOHH reached out to Curren$y about having an all-star line-up on the label.
Continue reading Curren$y On Super Warner Bros. Takeover, "I'm F*cking Pumped About It".
June 1, 2011 1:55 PM
With the recent re-release of late author Iceberg Slim's Pimp: The Story of My Life, SOHH hit up the writer's daughter Misty Beck to get an update on the status of a rumored documentary helmed by Ice-T.
Continue reading Ice-T To Serve Iceberg Slim Doc, Says Late Pimp-Turned-Author's Daughter.
June 1, 2011 1:30 PM
New York's Hot 97 radio personality Mister Cee reportedly appeared in court Wednesday (June 1) and has plead guilty to sexual-related charges dating back to a March arrest in Manhattan.
June 1, 2011 12:30 PM
Chicago raper Rhymefest and Lil B have engaged in a slight rap beef after the West Coast rapper addressed criticism over his upcoming I'm Gay album title and called out Rhyme's lack of marketing.
June 1, 2011 11:35 AM
In this week's Sales Wrap, Lady Gaga makes history pushing over a million copies in seven days, Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group rolls into the Top 5 and Jadakiss gets love on the chart.
June 1, 2011 11:30 AM
Shady Records' Royce Da 5'9 recently shared his thoughts on the rappers and their lyrical dexterity, and why fans should not be so quick to shun the skills of Southern artists.
June 1, 2011 11:15 AM
Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has opened up about his intimate relationship with rapper Diamond and why their love flows deeper than rap.
Continue reading Soulja Boy On His Crown Jewel, "[Diamond] Loves Me".
June 1, 2011 11:05 AM
Rap mogul Jay-Z offers his secrets to writing songs and what strategies he utilizes to in order to create a great track in the new issue of Rolling Stone.
June 1, 2011 10:40 AM
VIBE Magazine Editor in Chief Jermaine Hall has addressed his June/July cover feature controversy days after Amber Rose accused the popular publication of printing lies from their interview.
Continue reading VIBE Responds To Amber Rose's "Negative Bullsh*t" Accusations.
June 1, 2011 9:04 AM
Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden has stepped forward to address speculation and rumors claiming he is signing a solo deal with Eminem's Shady Records.
June 1, 2011 12:00 AM
SOHH Look At Me Now: This couple defines the true meaning of balling on a budget.
Photo taken from Ghetto Red Hot