August 2011 Archives
August 31, 2011 10:15 PM
With his new Rolling Stoned album on shelves nationwide, Harlem rapper Smoke DZA sits down with SOHH and breaks down the motivation behind his LP's smoky cover art.
Continue reading "Green Is The Color Of Money & My Favorite Medicine" .
August 31, 2011 5:17 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's new Tha Carter IV album first-week sales projections have the Young Money leader's latest offering pushing a milli.
Continue reading Lil Wayne's "Carter IV" First-Week Sales Projections Increase .
August 31, 2011 4:40 PM
Miami rapper Rick Ross is reportedly looking to continue expanding his Maybach Music Group empire by signing New York hip-hop artist French Montana.
Continue reading Rick Ross Seeks Maybach Music Expansion, "He Asked Me To Join MMG".
August 31, 2011 4:25 PM[SOHH highlights a single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After True Grit Mixtape Artist Wordsmith explained why "Show Me The Money" is the phrase that pays, SOHH True Grit contest winner #13 Ed E. Ruger tells listeners why "Dummy Disease" is bad for your health.]
Continue reading "[My Record] Is A Diss To The Cats In The Game That Can't Spit".
August 31, 2011 4:15 PM
[As class is now back in session, SOHH is helping students make a strong return to school by bringing them some of the flyest gear to rock this semester. Today, T.I.'s Akoo Clothing marketing director Jeff Belizaire gives you his Top 5 reasons to cop the King of the South's signature line.]
Continue reading "Akoo Clothing": "Whether T.I.'s In Atlanta Or NYC, He's Rocking Akoo" .
August 31, 2011 2:55 PM
After a heated Twitter debate began between Royce Da 5'9 and an account claiming to belong to Benzino, Royce explains why he believes the Boston rapper might be lying in an attempt to save face.
August 31, 2011 12:50 PM
With Cash Money Records' Bow Wow fully embracing fatherhood these days, SOHH decided to hit him up and see how the experience has been like so far.
50 Cent Unveils New Headphone Line, "I'm Eager For My Fans To Hear My Music The Way It Was Intended"
August 31, 2011 12:45 PM
G-Unit's 50 Cent continues to stay busy in 2011 by announcing plans to launch his own electronics company called SMS Audio, set to kick-off this fall.
August 31, 2011 12:25 PM
[With the new release of Gangsta Grillz: Silent Assassin, Dallas rapper Dorrough shells out his Top 5 reasons to purchase his new mixtape album.]
Continue reading "Silent Assassin": "I'm Trying To Expand DJ Drama's Brand".
August 31, 2011 12:05 PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, Game makes a strong debut atop his competition, Jay-Z and Kanye West lose their number one spot and Beyonce falls from the Top 10.
Drake Wants The Boss, "Me & Him Have Talked About Potentially Doing Something After Our Albums Come Out"
August 31, 2011 11:30 AM
Young Money's Drake has revealed his interest to hop in the recording studio with Maybach Music Group boss Rick Ross for a potential joint effort.
August 31, 2011 10:40 AM
Video vixen Amber Rose's Twitter problems continue as her social networking page has once again been compromised by online hackers.
Game's 'R.E.D. Album' Dethrones Jay-Z & Kanye West, "'Watch The Throne Is Wack Is Trending Worldwide?"
August 31, 2011 10:11 AM
West Coast rapper Game has secured his latest number one debut as The R.E.D. Album bumped Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne as the nation's top album.
August 31, 2011 7:55 AM
Grammy-winning rapper T.I. is finally a free man after serving nearly a year behind bars for a probation violation which took place last summer.
Continue reading UPDATE: The King Is Back, T.I. Freed From Jail .
August 31, 2011 1:10 AM
Less than stellar reviews of Lil' Wayne's latest release, Tha Carter IV may be further proof that great things do in fact, come in three's.
August 31, 2011 12:20 AM
[SOHH highlights a single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After Slim Thug and Boss Hogg members Dre Day and J-Dawg dissected their Houston anthem "What Up", SOHH True Grit contest winner #7 Wordsmith tells listeners why "Show Me the Money" is still the phrase that pays.]
Continue reading "Artists Should Put Some East Coast Lyrics Over A Down South Beat".
August 31, 2011 12:05 AM
[One half of the Virginia rap duo The Clipse, Malice took a break from his book tour to update SOHH on his journey from the sound booth to the author's table.]
Continue reading "I'm No One To Be Preaching To Anyone Else".
August 31, 2011 12:00 AM
Grindin': The Clipse's Malice gets up close with SOHH's J. Bachelor at Houston, Texas' SF2 clothing store. (Photo Cred: Onaome Mukoro Photography)
Be sure to check out Malice's SOHH Guest Star today!
August 30, 2011 5:10 PM
Former Little Brother member Phonte has called into question Drake's true appreciation for him, as the North Carolinian emcee revealed his failed attempts to snag the Young Money star for a collaboration.
August 30, 2011 4:25 PM
[SOHH highlights a single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After Cash Money artist Glasses Malone broke down the creation of his "Eastsidin" track, Slim Thug and Boss Hogg members Dre Day and J-Dawg explain the slew of shout-outs on the Houston anthem "What Up".]
Continue reading "By The Time That Song Dropped, 10 More Was Dead".
August 30, 2011 3:30 PM
[With the new release of his long-awaited Beach Cruiser solo album, West Coast rapper Glasses Malone gives you the Top 5 reasons to cop his Cash Money Records debut.]
Continue reading "Beach Cruiser": "You're Gonna Find Out Why Birdman Signed Me".
August 30, 2011 3:15 PM
[With the recent backlash West Coast rapper Lil B has received this summer, an unexpected supporter in the form of rap veteran Cormega stands by Based God.]
August 30, 2011 3:15 PM
With past retail outlets pressuring rappers like Uncle Murda and Jadakiss to censor their aliases and album titles, Harlem's A-Mafia promises SOHH his name is here for the long haul.
August 30, 2011 2:50 PM
[As class is now back in session, SOHH is helping students make a strong return to school by bringing them some of the flyest gear to rock this semester. Today, EA Sports designer Mike Young gives you his Top 5 reasons to cop the new Madden 12 football game.]
August 30, 2011 2:06 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV will easily topple its competition with first-week estimates showing the long-awaited album selling up to 850,000 units.
Continue reading Lil Wayne's "Carter IV" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed.
August 30, 2011 1:05 PM
After video vixen Amber Rose recently broke the news that marrying boyfriend Wiz Khalifa was included in her near-future plans, the couple have stepped forward to elaborate on their foreseen wedding bells.
Continue reading Amber Rose & Wiz Khalifa On Marriage Talk: "It's Gonna Come".
August 30, 2011 12:25 PM
West Coast rapper Kreayshawn has addressed footage of her and hip-hop star Rick Ross' entourages facing off at Sunday's Video Music Awards 2011 in Los Angeles.
August 30, 2011 12:10 PM
Roc Nation's J. Cole has shared his reaction to witnessing his boss Jay-Z and wife Beyonce Knowles shock the world last Sunday, as the powerful twosome made their pregnancy status public knowledge.
August 30, 2011 11:45 AM
While fans are still unsure when 50 Cent plans on dropping his final album under his Interscope Records contract, they can anticipate a collaborative LP from him and newly signed G-Unit artist DJ Pauly D.
August 30, 2011 7:53 AM
With Lil Wayne's long-awaited Tha Carter IV finally in stores, Young Money president Mack Maine reveals how unfazed Weezy is about the LP selling as many opening week copies as its predecessor.
August 30, 2011 2:55 AM[SOHH highlights a single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After U.K. group S.A.S explained the inspiration behind the track "Shine", Cash Money artist Glasses Malone broke down his love for fellow West Coast rhymers Nipsey Hussle and Snoop Dogg as well as what made crafting the track "Eastsidin" such a Crip-walk in the park.]
Continue reading "The Bloods ... You Know, They Own The Industry".
August 30, 2011 12:55 AM
Alotta crazy sh*t happened at the VMA's this past Sunday night: Lil' Wayne ditched the skinny jeans and went full legging (you never go full legging), Hov and B announced their latest project, a collaboration we've titled Watch the Womb and Lady Gaga surprised us all by appearing as 80's icon and original Karate Kid actor Ralph Macchio.
August 30, 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. Who run it?
Continue reading Drake & Jadakiss Don't Ride W/ Team Weezy Against Jigga Man.
August 30, 2011 12:10 AM
[BK Cipher: SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After Waka Flocka Flame gave J. Cole the title last week, Sleepwalkas' Ciph Diggy crowns Showbiz & A.G. as SOHH Underrated.]
Continue reading "They Really [Started] Up The Whole Diggin' In The Crates Movement".
August 30, 2011 12:00 AM
We Both Think Alike: The LOX's Jadakiss & Young Money's Drake play the back.
Be sure to submit your witty narration in today's SOHH Cap Diss!
August 29, 2011 8:00 PM
[As class is now back in session, SOHH is helping students make a strong return to school by bringing them some of the flyest gear to rock this semester. Today, the Beats By Dre team give you their Top 5 reasons to cop Dr. Dre's signature headphones line.]
August 29, 2011 5:50 PM
While Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne may have taken shots at Jay-Z on his new Carter IV track, "I'm Good", music marketing pioneer Steve Stoute believes Young Hov is disinterested in entertaining the taunts.
Continue reading Jay-Z Isn't Sweating Lil Wayne's Disses, Says Steve Stoute.
August 29, 2011 5:30 PM
SOHH has learned that incarceratd rapper T.I. is reportedly on the brink of release and could be a free man as early as this week despite a scheduled late September jail departure date.
Continue reading The King of the South Is Coming Home Soon.
August 29, 2011 3:25 PM
Roc Nation rapper J. Cole's Cole World: The Sideline Story tracklisting has landed online and shows features from Jay-Z and Young Money's Drake.
August 29, 2011 2:00 PM
Chicago hip-hop producer No I.D. is taking his talent to the Big Apple, announcing his role as music label Def Jam's newest executive vice president.
Continue reading No I.D. Finds Himself At Def Jam, Lands Executive VP Position.
August 29, 2011 1:00 PM
[With the new release of his Rolling Stoned album set to hit store shelves tomorrow, Harlem's Smoke DZA breaks down his Top 5 reasons to cop the long-awaited solo effort.]
Continue reading "Rolling Stoned": "I'm One Of The Hottest Motherf*ckers Coming Out Of NYC" .
August 29, 2011 12:40 PM
Hip-hop couple Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose have announced plans to share the microphone and work on new music together in the near future.
August 29, 2011 12:30 PM
The wait is officially over. Although an unofficial copy of Tha Carter IV leaked online last week, patient fans can now get their hands on the album's retail version, available now via store and digital download.
Continue reading Lil Wayne, "Tha Carter IV".
August 29, 2011 12:10 PM
Odd Future's Tyler, the Creator has shared his post-Video Music Awards '11 ceremony views and said despite co-signing music rival Bruno Mars' Amy Winehouse tribute, he still cannot get down with him.
August 29, 2011 9:46 AM
Tensions rose at last night's Video Music Awards ceremony in Los Angeles when rap star Rick Ross and his entourage confronted West Coast hip-hop newcomer Kreayshawn.
August 29, 2011 9:32 AM
After causing a stir earlier this month by labeling West Coast rapper Lil B the "wackest" hip-hop artist ever, Game has had a change of heart.
August 29, 2011 12:45 AM
The annual Video Music Awards ceremoney exploded Sunday (August 28) night from Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre courtesy of big wins from Nicki Minaj and Beyonce plus a show-ending Lil Wayne spectacle.
August 29, 2011 12:40 AM
Words are born, grow and eventually take on a life of their own. Although a word's meaning may change with time, its origin is rarely forgotten. Take a look at the controversy surrounding Bay area artist V-Nasty's use of a certain vernacular and its easy to see the power of a single word.
Continue reading Is 'Classic' The Most Abused Word In Hip Hop? [Click Here & Speak].
August 29, 2011 12:05 AM
Grammy-winning couple Beyonce and Jay-Z may finally have silenced media and gossip blogs with the R&B diva announcing her pregnancy at the Video Music Awards red carpet Sunday (August 28) night.
Continue reading BREAKING: Beyonce & Jay-Z Expecting First Child Together .
August 29, 2011 12:00 AM
Double Up: West Coast rapper Game's kids put on their "game" face.
Photo taken from Game's Twitter
August 28, 2011 8:11 PM
West Coast rapper Game's days of pushing a "G-Unot" movement are long gone as he recently promised past tensions toward ex-affiliate 50 Cent are diminished.
Continue reading 50 Cent Still Gets Nothin' But Love From Me, Promises Game [Video] .
August 28, 2011 2:23 AM
Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has hinted at possible plans to step away from the microphone booth, temporarily, in order to get a four year college education under his belt.
August 28, 2011 2:02 AM
More details have emerged following West Coast rapper Game's now-scrapped criminal investigation over a physical altercation he got into earlier this week with a Hollywood man.
August 28, 2011 1:33 AM
Maybach Music Group's Wale recently talked about his admiration toward label boss Rick Ross or why haters need to find a better critique than him previously working as a correctional officers prior to launching a rap career.
Continue reading Wale Unlocks Rick Ross' C.O. Image, "I Don't Care What Anybody Say".
August 28, 2011 1:15 AM
Young Money's Drake is pulling a Jadakiss by deciding not to get involved in Lil Wayne's Jay-Z feud despite appearing on the subliminally driven Carter IV track, "It's Good."
Continue reading Drake Addresses Lil Wayne Sparking Possible Jay-Z Beef .
August 28, 2011 12:54 AM
Cash Money Records co-owner Birdman has high expectations for Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV album by revealing the label's decision to ship two million units in its opening week.
August 28, 2011 12:00 AM
Rock The Party: Redman heats up the Philadelphia stage for the Red Bull EmSee as a special guest judge.
Photo submitted by Cashmere Agency
August 27, 2011 11:07 AM
Video vixen Amber Rose has become the latest celebrity victim to have her Twitter page temporarily hacked and infested with libelous tweets.
August 27, 2011 10:49 AM
After reuniting with Aftermath Records CEO Dr. Dre for his new R.E.D. Album, Game has clarified past reports suggesting they previously had a beef brewing between one another.
Continue reading "Me & Dre Never Had A Problem & Our Relationship Has Never Changed".
August 27, 2011 10:36 AM
G.O.O.D. Music's Kid Cudi and Machine Gun Kelly have reportedly clashed for the title of "Rage" originator as the Cleveland homegrown rappers are both taking credit for inspiring the movement.
August 27, 2011 10:13 AM
Philadelphia rapper Eve recently opened up about romance life and revealed a past crush on former "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" star Will Smith.
August 27, 2011 9:56 AM
Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan is reportedly unmoved by rapper Pitbull recently apologizing to her for name dropping the movie diva's name in his "Give Me Everything" record.
Continue reading Lindsay Lohan Blows Off Pitbull's "Locked Up" Apology .
August 27, 2011 12:00 AM
Vroom, Vroom: New Orleans' Curren$y gets his cruise on in a topless Mustang.
Photo taken from Curren$y's Twitter
August 26, 2011 4:55 PM
Brooklyn rapper Foxy Brown recently revealed past plans to come together with R&B diva Mary J. Blige to create their version of Jay-Z and R. Kelly's 2002 Best of Both Worlds joint album.
Continue reading Foxy Brown Reveals Botched "Best Of Both Girls" LP [Video] .
August 26, 2011 4:47 PM
Eager fans hoping to wait in line on Black Friday this November can stay in bed as The Clipse's Pusha T has nixed plans to drop his G.O.O.D. Music debut the day after Thanksgiving.
Continue reading Pusha T's G.O.O.D. Music Debut Won't Fade To Black [Video] .
August 26, 2011 4:30 PM
R&B star The-Dream has finally opened up about revealing his past suicidal thoughts earlier this year and what ultimately made him fight through to continue making music.
Continue reading The-Dream Breaks Silence On Daily Suicidal Thoughts .
August 26, 2011 4:29 PM
While Young Money's Drake is still putting together his forthcoming Take Care album, friend/producer Boi-1da promises fans can anticipate even bigger records than his recent "Headlines" single.
August 26, 2011 3:30 PM
Atlanta rapper B.o.B. has revealed an interest in embracing some Southern roots in the near future by producing a country album.
Continue reading "I Want To Produce A Country Album For A Country Singer" .
August 26, 2011 3:00 PM
Producer Scott Storch has revealed plans to put together an upcoming compilation album in the same vein as DJ Khaled projects but with a more broad presentation of musical genres.
August 26, 2011 2:05 PM
A day after rapper DMX made headlines for getting arrested in Arizona for speeding, his publicist has come forward to clarify the reports and what really went down.
Continue reading DMX's Arrest Being Blown Way Out Of Proportion, Says Rapper's Rep .
August 26, 2011 1:55 PM
Mobb Deep are reportedly just days away from revealing a new record deal after previously releasing their latest group project, Blood Money, through G-Unit Records in 2006.
Continue reading Mobb Deep Prepare New Record Deal Announcement .
August 26, 2011 12:55 PM
Maybach Music Group's Wale recently updated fans on the status of his forthcoming sophomore album, Ambition, and his aim to have the album worthy of being labeled as a classic.
Continue reading "Why Can't I Say My Album Is As Good As 'Reasonable Doubt?'" .
Lil Wayne Tells Jigga To Bring It, Amber Rose & Rihanna Battle Sex, Lies & Video Tapes, Game Wants The Throne Status
August 26, 2011 12:20 PM
In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we're going to analyze the hype surrounding Lil Wayne and Jay-Z's beef, try to figure out if Amber Rose and Rihanna are HUSTLIN', pay respect to Game for ruling the last seven days and oh SOHH much more!
August 26, 2011 11:35 AM
West Coast rapper Game's frequent Jay-Z talk continues this week as he offers his take on why the rap mogul is ultimately opting out of engaging him in a rap beef.
Continue reading Game Thinks Jay-Z's Shook, "There Are Only Certain Things He Can Really Say" .
August 26, 2011 11:25 AM
West Coast rapper Kafani has decided to take his private dispute with Lil B public, promising to meet him face-to-face once he gets off house arrest.
August 26, 2011 7:52 AM
West Coast rapper Game can get back to making music as new reports claim police are not looking to investigate his involvement in an alleged Hollywood fist fight from earlier this week.
Continue reading Game Avoids Criminal Investigation Following Hollywood Fight.
August 26, 2011 7:38 AM
Incarcerated rapper Lil Boosie's mother recently spoke on her son's living condition behind bars and said he is locked down through the winter.
Continue reading Lil Boosie's Mom Says "Not One Rapper" Has Looked Out For Her Son .
Has Jigga's History Of Sneak Dissing Finally Caught Up With Him? 4 Slick Shots From Hov [Click Here & Speak]
August 26, 2011 1:00 AM
Rolling Stone Magazine may have crowned Marshall Mathers King of Hip Hop, but in the realm of rap music, no man has mastered the art of the sneak diss more than Shawn Carter.
August 26, 2011 12:00 AM
Skull Gang: Philadelphia rap veteran Charli Baltimore rubs cheeks with a bone head.
Photo taken from Charli Baltimore's Twitter
August 25, 2011 8:50 PM
Newly-signed Bad Boy Records artist Machine Gun Kelly has faced the music and avoided a courtroom session today after getting arrested for leading a flash mob in Cleveland.
Continue reading Machine Gun Kelly Handles Flash Mob Arrest, Avoids Courtroom Standoff.
August 25, 2011 5:50 PM
G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T has elaborated on his stance toward ex-affiliate Consequence going at his home team labeling the name calling pathetic.
Continue reading Consequence's G.O.O.D. Music Disses Are Pathetic, Says Pusha T .
August 25, 2011 5:15 PM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent has opened up about his issues with Interscope Records and why his forthcoming solo album could be his last project through the renowned company.
August 25, 2011 5:00 PM
Miami rapper Pitbull has responded to actress Lindsay Lohan nearly a week after the controversial star filed a lawsuit against him for name-checking her on his "Give Me Everything" record.
Continue reading Pitbull Bites Back At Lindsday Lohan's "Locked Up" Dispute.
August 25, 2011 3:30 PM
[With the release of his latest single, "Hot Girl", West Coast rapper Hot Rod reflects on a journey that led him from G-Unit Records to a three-year tour overseas, which ultimately resulted in a fresh contract with 50 Cent's G-Note Records.]
August 25, 2011 2:50 PM
Former Def Jam rap star DMX was reportedly arrested last night (August 24) in Arizona for violating the speed limit and driving with a suspended license.
Continue reading DMX Pushes The Pedal To The Medal, Arrested In Arizona .
August 25, 2011 2:35 PM
Roc Nation's J. Cole has offered his take on hip-hop's evolution over the past few years, specifically the increase in emcees singing on their own records.
Continue reading "Who Says Drake Can't Sing If He Wants To Sing?" .
Pusha T Recalls His Worst Live Experience, "They Immediately Starting Throwing Everything They Could"
August 25, 2011 1:10 PM
G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T recently vividly recalled his worst on-stage performance, as it took place during his up-and-coming rap days in New Jersey.
August 25, 2011 11:50 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has come forward to address his new "I'm Good" Carter IV record and admit he is unfazed by the hype surrounding the shota fired at Jay-Z.
August 25, 2011 9:17 AM
After making headlines earlier this month with Rolling Stone naming Eminem the "King of Hip-Hop," the rapper's "I Need A Doctor" collaborator Skylar Grey offers her take on the title.
August 25, 2011 9:05 AM
Grammy-winning singer Rihanna has lashed back at adult publication Hustler Magazine for claiming they have sole possession of a sex tape featuring herself and Roc Nation's J. Cole.
August 25, 2011 8:53 AM
The LOX's Jadakiss has stepped forward to disassociate himself from Lil Wayne's "I'm Good" record, despite appearing on it, which takes shots at Jay-Z.
Continue reading Jadakiss Addresses Lil Wayne's Jay-Z Diss, "Leave Me Out Of It" .
August 25, 2011 8:40 AM
Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder Damon "Dame" Dash has opened up about his past romantic relationship with late singer Aaliyah on the ten year anniversary of her passing.
August 25, 2011 8:23 AM
G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean is one of only two guests set to appear on the upcoming free 1977 online-only release by R&B singer The-Dream geared to drop next week.
Continue reading Big Sean Takes The-Dream To The Ghetto, "1977" Tracklisting Unveiled .
August 25, 2011 12:15 AM
[SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After Gucci Mane gave Z-Ro the title earlier this week, Brick Squad member Waka Flocka Flame crowns J. Cole as SOHH Underrated.]
August 25, 2011 12:00 AM
So Icey: Mobb Deep's Prodigy shows off his flyness.
Photo taken from Prodigy's Twitter
August 24, 2011 11:55 PM
D*mn. Cole World. Just days before Weezy's highly anticipated Carter 4 was set to drop, the album found its way online and became available to the world via free download.
August 24, 2011 10:15 PM
Mobb Deep's Prodigy has provided an update for Infamous fans hoping to snatch up new material from him and Havoc, promising a new LP will be out before 2012.
August 24, 2011 5:30 PM
West Coast rapper Game's R.E.D. Album is reportedly en route to sell just under 100,000 copies after its first week on store shelves.
Continue reading Game's "R.E.D. Album" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed .
Lil Wayne Fires Shots At Jay-Z's "Baby Money" Line, "I'm A Grown A** Blood, Stop Playing W/ Me" [Audio]
August 24, 2011 5:22 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne appears to still have a grudge against Jay-Z after Birdman got checked with a "Baby Money" reference earlier this year.
August 24, 2011 4:50 PM
Pop sensation Rihanna and Roc Nation's J. Cole are making headlines this week not for their recent nationwide tour, but for allegedly having filmed a sex tape together.
Continue reading Rihanna & J. Cole Sex Tape Rumors Hit The 'Net, "We Have Seen It" .
August 24, 2011 3:50 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne opened up about his admiration for indie rap veteran Tech N9ne this week, divulging on how a visit from the Stranger Music leader during his jail formed their brotherly bond.
August 24, 2011 3:05 PM
[In light of his recent Birth of D-Boy Fresh mixtape release, Drumma Boy reflects on his rise to fame working alongside rappers who gave him his first big shot, like Young Buck and T.I.]
Continue reading "Young Buck Is Back On The Block & Now He's Averaging $6,700 A Show" .
August 24, 2011 12:35 PM
After his recent admission to a bad first encounter with Jay-Z incited his anger toward him, West Coast rapper Game details what exactly ticked him off to assume his anti-Hov position since the mid-2000's.
August 24, 2011 12:15 PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, Jay-Z and Kanye West glow gold on top of their competition, Beyonce still leads the R&B ladies at No. 9 and Eminem hits another landmark.
August 24, 2011 12:05 PM
With the new Jay-Z and Kanye West Watch the Throne album continuing to conquer radio waves and music charts, SOHH recently chopped it up with "American Idol" alumni Kimberley Locke to see who she would want to make a joint LP with.
Continue reading "Eminem's Not Afraid To Tell A Story When A Lot Of People Shy Away" .
August 24, 2011 11:45 AM
With the new release of his Verde Terrace mixtape bubbling online, New Orleans rapper Curren$y reflects on linking up with the project's host, DJ Drama.
Continue reading Curren$y Brings Drama To The Mixtape Game .
August 24, 2011 10:05 AM
West Coast hip-hop newcomer Kreayshawn has denied rumors claiming she is romantically linked to rapper Da Brat but admitted Young Money's Nicki Minaj makes her lick her lips.
Continue reading Kreayshawn Licks Her Lips At Nicki Minaj, "I'd Kiss Her Everywhere" .
August 24, 2011 10:00 AM
Houston rap veteran Scarface is back in the studio after spending nearly an entire year behind bars on child support charges.
Continue reading Scarface Says He's Reloaded, Returns To Grind Mode After 10 Month Jail Bid .
August 24, 2011 9:21 AM
West Coast rapper Game may have a new album in stores but today he is making headlines for getting accused of punching a man in the face earlier this week.
August 24, 2011 9:01 AM
Atlanta producer MeMpHiTz has come forward to address making headlines a few days ago for getting arrested at his hometown airport on a gun possession charge.
August 24, 2011 12:00 AM
Guess who's coming to dinner? Amber's t*tties. Again. Yep, earlier this summer, nude snapshots of the soon-to-be Amber Khalifa mysteriously found their way online, and once again, more photos of the bald beauty are available for download, stimulating hard drives around the world.
August 24, 2011 12:00 AM
Welcome To The Show: West Coast rapper Game's R.E.D. Album hits store shelves.
Photo taken from Game's Twitter
August 23, 2011 8:05 PM
West Coast rapper Game recently talked about Jay-Z and Kanye West's new Watch the Throne album and who he would make a similar project with from his side of town.
Continue reading Game Pictures Making His Own "Watch The Throne" LP [Video] .
August 23, 2011 4:00 PM
[After bringing the heat by surprising fans with an unexpected performance during rap veteran Rakim's Central Park, New York show last Sunday, Cormega relives the experience.]
Continue reading "First & Foremost, Rakim Is The Blueprint For Modern Rap" .
August 23, 2011 4:00 PM
With professional sports stars like Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal having put together their own hip-hop albums in the past, SOHH decided to hit up athlete-turned-rapper Deion Sanders for his take on balancing both forms of entertainment.
Continue reading Deion Sanders On Athletes Making Rap Careers, "We Want To Entertain".
August 23, 2011 3:55 PM
Video vixen Amber Rose has once again made headlines this summer as more explicit nude images of her have landed across the Internet.
August 23, 2011 3:00 PM
[SOHH highlights a newly-released single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After G-Note artist Hot Rod explained the inspiration behind his new track "Hot Girl", U.K. duo S.A.S. (Mega and Mayhem) and DJ D-Rocc discuss thei musical journey that inspired the song "Shout" from their U.S. Mixtape The Reintroduction.]
Continue reading "After The Roc Split ... We Had A Case That Kept Us Out Of The U.S.".
August 23, 2011 12:40 PM
Eager fans anticipating Dipset rapper Juelz Santana's long-awaited Born To Lose, Built To Win solo album may exhale as the Skull Gang leader has announced plans to drop the LP before 2012.
Continue reading Juelz Santana Still Built To Win, "I'm Big Dogging It This Year" [Video] .
August 23, 2011 12:30 PM
With Terror Squad leader Fat Joe's name remaining in the headlines for his massive weight loss this summer, the Bronx, New York rapper admits the buzz has even caught him off guard.
Continue reading Fat Joe On Massive Weight Loss Attention, "CNN Is Coming To My House".
August 23, 2011 12:22 PM
[After making his acting debut in 2007's Gone Baby Gone and co-starring in last summer's blockbuster, The Town, Boston-rapper Slaine talks about rubbing elbows on the big screen alongside Hollywood star Ben Affleck.]
August 23, 2011 11:00 AM
It's Game time. West Coast rapper Game is back with a new laundry list of guest features and name drops jam-packed into his fourth CD, titled The R.E.D. Album.
Continue reading Game, "The R.E.D. Album".
August 23, 2011 11:00 AM
[SOHH highlights a newly-released single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After producer Verse Simmonds explained the creation of the Watch the Throne track "Who Gon Stop Me", G-Note artist Hot Rod discusses how he won 50 Cent over with the song "Hot Girl."]
Continue reading "50 Heard It & Was Like, 'Yo, What The F*ck?'".
Benzino Says He Can Handle The Pressure, "Mine's Is Just As Hot As 'Bad Meets Evil' & 'The Throne'" [Video]
August 23, 2011 9:55 AM
Former The Source magazine co-owner Benzino may have pretty big shoes to fill after promising his upcoming Caezar mixtape can hold its own with Eminem and Royce Da 5'9's Hell: The Sequel plus Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne.
August 23, 2011 9:43 AM
Maybach Music Group's Wale has revealed plans to feature former rap rival Kid Cudi on his forthcoming Ambition solo album dropping this fall on a track which dismantles their past falling out.
August 23, 2011 9:40 AM
[With their new album in stores this month, SOHH is featuring the Ferrari Boyz naming who they feel is the most underrated hip-hop artists. After Rah Digga gave eLZhi the title last week, Gucci Mane crowns Z-Ro as SOHH Underrated.]
Continue reading "He's Somebody I Think Should Be Bigger Than What He Is Right Now".
August 23, 2011 9:29 AM
Days after getting compared amongst the likes of Grammy-winning rapper Eminem, hip-hop newcomer Mac Miller has shared his reaction to renowned real estate agent Donald Trump's unexpected comparison.
August 23, 2011 9:06 AM
West Coast rap newcomer Kreayshawn appears to have faked fans out last week after denying a freestyle diss toward Rick Ross was intentional by now clowning the "Boss" during a Ustream broadcast.
August 23, 2011 12:05 AM
For Caption Diss, the good ol' folks at SOHH are back at it giving y'all, my loyal doggies, a chance to capture the final word(s). The "Best We've Ever Read" headline gets to hold down that Cap Diss honor for a week. Who run it?
Continue reading Lil Kim's Crotch Goes Hardcore On Stage .
August 23, 2011 12:00 AM
Rapper Game is known for hard-hitting music, his infamous fued with G-Unit, a love/hate relationship with Jay-Z and ... oh yeah, consistentaly name-dropping artists, actors and models in song.
August 23, 2011 12:00 AM
Hot In Herrre: Lil Kim gets extra loose while performing.
Be sure to submit your witty narration in today's SOHH Cap Diss!
August 22, 2011 8:00 PM
Renowned comedian Bill Bellamy has weighed in on West Coast rapper Lil B's "Bill Bellamy" record, admitting both of their audiences and fans are coming together.
Continue reading "Lil B Is Killing Me Right Now. He's Got People Thinking I Rap" .
August 22, 2011 4:51 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne may have to start wearing padding after a skateboarding crash over the weekend had him rushed to a local hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.
Continue reading Lil Wayne Rushed To Hospital, Suffers Bloody Wound Over Eye.
August 22, 2011 4:27 PM
After Slaughterhouse's Royce Da 5'9 caught eyes last week after engaging in a controversial Twitter exchange allegedly with rapper Benzino, SOHH reached out to the former Source magazine co-owner to set the record straight.
Continue reading Benzino Addresses Royce Da 5'9 Twitter Clash, "That Ain't Me" .
August 22, 2011 4:05 PM
[With the new release of his The Birth of D-Boy Fresh mixtape, producer Drumma Boy opens up about his first-ever solo underground project.]
Continue reading "A Lot Of People Don't Know Making Beats Is [Only] 20 Percent Of My Mind" .
August 22, 2011 3:00 PM
Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em recently provided his take on the new Watch the Throne album plus why Jay-Z and Kanye West simply have a hip-hop clasisc under their belts.
Continue reading Soulja Boy Certifies "Watch The Throne" Excellence, "It's A Classic" .
August 22, 2011 1:32 PM
After making a buzz across the Internet earlier this year with her "I Wanna Shoot Lady Gaga" record, SOHH hit up pop singer Sabrina to get to the bottom of her issues against the Grammy-winner.
August 22, 2011 1:07 PM
While Game may be known for name-dropping rap stars like Jay-Z and 50 Cent in his music, the West Coast artist is reportedly ditching his signature tendency on the R.E.D. Album LP follow-up.
Continue reading Game Ditches Name Dropping On "R.E.D." Follow-Up, Promises Mars.
August 22, 2011 12:32 PM
With the skinny jeans trend still in full effect these days, Harlem's A-Mafia tells SOHH you won't catch him losing air space in his gear.
August 22, 2011 10:10 AM
Late night talk show host Chelsea Handler has finally cleared the air on a much talked about sex tape from her pre-fame days allegedly floating around to interested buyers.
Continue reading "There's No Sex Tape. There Never Was A Sex Tape" .
August 22, 2011 10:00 AM
Former Death Row Records owner Marion "Suge" Knight is once again making headlines this month, this time, for getting convicted in a suspended license case.
Continue reading Suge Knight Punished Over Suspended License Violation .
August 22, 2011 9:44 AM
Maybach Music Group's Wale is aiming for a personal reunion with Grammy-winning pop star Lady Gaga, saying having her as a friend would be a special feat for him.
August 22, 2011 9:33 AM
Rapper Da Brat has come forward to address media gossip and rumors claiming she is romantically linked to hip-hop newcomer Kreayshawn.
August 22, 2011 9:14 AM
Grammy-winning rappers Jay-Z and Kanye West will continue making their competition Watch the Throne as the joint album's second week sales projections show it easily topping the chart.
August 22, 2011 12:30 AM
Rapper Game recently made waves when, after being prompted during an interview, named Bay area artist Lil B as the wackest rapper of all time.
August 22, 2011 12:00 AM
Rage Against The Machine: Bad Boy Records' Machine Gun Kelly displays some pretty boy swag.
Photo taken from Machine Gun Kelly's Twitter
August 21, 2011 11:29 AM
After recently revealing plans to remove tattoos from his face, Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has explained the motivation behind erasing the ink.
Continue reading Soulja Boy Explains Face Tattoos Removal, "It Was A Little Crazy".
August 21, 2011 11:20 AM
R&B singer Teairra Mari has come forward to address weekend reports claiming she get into a physical altercation with police following an arrest in Los Angeles.
Continue reading UPDATE: Teairra Mari Fully Addresses DUI Arrest, Police Fight Reports .
August 21, 2011 11:07 AM
G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean may be following in Kanye West's artistic footsteps but the Detroit-bred emcee is not looking to get any tattoos on his body in the near future.
Continue reading Big Sean On Turning Down Ink Jobs, "I Have No Tattoos" [Video].
August 21, 2011 10:39 AM
Cleveland rapper Machine Gun Kelly stirred up his hometown this weekend after getting publicly arrested for flash mobbing at his local SouthPark Center mall.
Continue reading Machine Gun Kelly Arrested For Flash Mob Stunt, Footage Leaks Online [Video] .
August 21, 2011 10:17 AM
Grammy-winning artists Jay-Z and Beyonce continue to make headlines as of late, this time for earning the right to call themselves music's most powerful couple.
Continue reading Jay-Z & Beyonce Run The World, Named Most Powerful Music Couple .
August 21, 2011 12:00 AM
Wild Wild West: Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em enjoys some summer sun.
Photo taken from Soulja Boy's Twitter
August 20, 2011 8:55 PM
Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has cleared the air on July rumors claming he ponied up over $50 million on a luxury private jet for his 21st birthday.
Continue reading Soulja Boy Clears The Air On $55 Mil Jet Rumors.
Lil B Responds To Game's 'Wackest' Title, "You're A Legend In My Book, But [You're] Irrelevant" [Video]
August 20, 2011 8:34 PM
West Coast rapper Lil B has finally responded back to fellow California emcee Game for labeling him the wackest hip-hop artist of all time this week.
August 20, 2011 7:53 PM
The love for hip-hop has seeped into the heart of NBA star Ron Artest, recently revealing his anticipation for an upcoming Mobb Deep and Nas album.
Continue reading "I Can't Wait For The Mobb Deep/Nas Album! The Best Combo Ever".
Amil Says Make Way For Nicki Minaj, "I Support Her Because Behind-The-Scenes, She's Going Through A Lot"
August 20, 2011 7:00 PM
Former Roc-A-Fella Records artist Amil has offered her take on the rap game these days and why Young Money star Nicki Minaj is leading the pack for female emees.
August 20, 2011 11:02 AM
G-Unit's Lloyd Banks' days of living the bachelor life continues after he recently displayed his disinterest in the women across the United States.
Continue reading "Wait Until You See The New Superhead" .
August 20, 2011 10:53 AM
Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em is back on the prowl for a new "Soulja Girl," now revealing he no longer has an intimate relationship with fellow artist Diamond.
Continue reading Soulja Boy Reveals Diamond Break-Up, "I Ain't W/ Nobody".
August 20, 2011 10:38 AM
Late night television host Chelsea Handler has once again raised eyebrows about her past relationship with rap star 50 Cent and admitted they were more than "just" friends.
August 20, 2011 10:22 AM
West Coast newcomer Kreayshawn's latest shot at the small screen has been derailed as reports claim rock group the Red Hot Chilli Peppers are not televising her "Adventures of Rain Dance Maggic" music video.
August 20, 2011 10:05 AM
Former Roc-A-Fella Records artist Teairra Mari is making headlines this weekend for non-music-related reasons as reports claim she was arrested by Los Angeles police for driving under the influence Friday (August 19).
Continue reading Teairra Mari Busted By Police For DUI, Attacking Cop.
August 20, 2011 12:00 AM
Wipe Me Down: Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden gets a local shape-up.
Photo taken from Joe Budden's Twitter
August 19, 2011 5:46 PM
Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan may have a thing for hip-hop artists like 50 Cent but the 25 year-old diva has sued Miami rapper Pitbull over name-checking her on his "Give Me Everything" record.
August 19, 2011 5:20 PM
With the recent release of her "You Can Dance" single circulating online, SOHH hit up model-turned-rapper/singer Miss Tila about the story behind her record.
Rakim Says He's Not On One, "I Don't Want To Switch Off & Do What Lil Wayne [Or Wiz Khalifa's] Doing" [Video]
August 19, 2011 5:10 PM
Rap veteran Rakim recently shared his input on the state of hip-hop and why despite the ever-changing pace in urban culture he refuses to adapt himself through peer pressure.
August 19, 2011 4:40 PM
Roc-A-Fella Records engineer Young Guru has offered his take on the new Watch the Throne album, admitting that Jay-Z and Kanye West have elevated hip-hop to another level.
Machine Gun Kelly Breaks Down Raging, "It's About Being Whatever You Want, Pulling Your Boobs Out, Yelling"
August 19, 2011 4:35 PM
With newly signed Bad Boy Records artist Machine Gun Kelly still getting accustomed to his new home, SOHH recently hit him up to find out the science behind his "Rage" movement.
August 19, 2011 1:41 PM
Slaughterhouse's Royce Da 5'9 may no longer have an interest at beefing with Canibus but the Detroit-bred emcee has given his complete focus to rap rival Benzino.
Continue reading Royce Da 5'9 & Benzino Clash, "My Meatballs In Your Mother's Mouth".
August 19, 2011 1:27 PM
Former Death Row Records owner Marion "Suge" Knight recently took a shot at former music rival Diddy and discussed his late artist Tupac Shakur's legacy.
"It's Not Personal W/ Me & Eminem Or Slaughterhouse, There's Just A Certain Kind of Arrogance Over There"
August 19, 2011 12:30 PM
[In between discussing his latest project, Caezar, Boston rapper Benzino took some time to share his opinion on the recent Rolling Stone article crowning his former rival Eminem "The King of Hip Hop" as well as discuss the Shady Records group, Slaughterhouse.]
August 19, 2011 12:15 PM
In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we take a look at what may have been the whitest week in hip-hop...EVER, Game gets teary eyed and cops an apology plea, Jay-Z keeps the doggies in the pound and oh SOHH much more!
August 19, 2011 10:05 AM
Former Roc-A-Fella artist Amil has emerged back into the spotlight and revealed her estranged relationship with former labelmate and current hip-hop mogul Jay-Z.
August 19, 2011 9:40 AM
G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean has come clean on getting arrested earlier this month in Buffalo, New York for a sexual assault charge and explained why he has remained mum on the subject.
August 19, 2011 9:13 AM
Former CNN group member N.O.R.E. has come forward to address the reasoning behind his separation from Capone, admitting a past issue in their hometown inspired the move.
August 19, 2011 9:06 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne reportedly became teary eyed this week after a prankster attacked his afterparty with pepper spray in the air ducts.
Continue reading Lil Wayne Gets Gassed In Montreal, "He Was Attacked W/ Pepper Spray".
August 19, 2011 8:37 AM
West Coast newcomer Kreayshawn has finally addressed a recent freestyle she performed name checking Maybach Music Group's Rick Ross with, simply stating there was no negative intention behind it.
Continue reading Kreayshawn Addresses "You Faker Than Rick Ross" Freestyle Diss.
August 19, 2011 1:00 AM
Beginning this Friday, SOHH Watcha Think will take a look at new music videos by some of today's top artists in a series weekly series titled "Video Chat." Check out these recently released vids and let us know watcha think.
August 19, 2011 12:00 AM
Entertainment Tonight: West Coast rapper Game rubs elbows with Hollywood star Jamie Lee Curtis.
Photo taken from Game's Twitter
August 18, 2011 5:58 PM
Renowned real-estate developer Donald Trump has shared his reaction to hip-hop newcomer Mac Miller's "Donald Trump" record and praised the Pittsburgh rapper as rap's new Eminem.
August 18, 2011 5:14 PM
Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway found her inner Lil Wayne this week by unveiling a few rap bars live on late night talk show host Conan O'Brien's broadcast.
August 18, 2011 4:20 PM
Brooklyn rapper Foxy Brown's brother, Gavin Marchand, is reportedly expected to serve nearly three years behind bars after confessing his illegal use of credit cards.
Jim Jones Dips Into Diplomat Movie, "Everybody [Is] Writing Down The Most Memorable Moments" [Video]
August 18, 2011 4:00 PM
Dipset's Jim Jones recently opened up about the forthcoming Diplomat movie and what process they are taking to put the film together.
August 18, 2011 1:20 PM
[With two decades of experience under his belt, Kurupt has shared stage time with many influential artists. Today the rapper/executive producer reflects on how he helped introduce a burgeoning, would-be rap mogul to a crowd of thousands.]
Continue reading "Ayo Rick Ross -- C'mon Out And Pop These N*ggas Over The Head".
August 18, 2011 1:00 PM
While rapper J. Cole may be signed to Jay-Z's Roc Nation label, the North Carolina rhymer now admits he is unsure of whether or not Hov can find time for their much-talked about Cole World: The Sideline Story collaboration.
August 18, 2011 12:45 PM
Producer/Rapper David Banner recently opened up about working with pop sensation Justin Bieber for his "Ladies Love Me" Chris Brown collaboration and admitted that the Bieb can bust a rhyme.
August 18, 2011 10:00 AM
Model Amber Rose has opened up about her issues with the media and how rumors typically hold no amount of truth.
August 18, 2011 9:47 AM
Rap stars Game, Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa, 50 Cent and more have been selected to help kick-off the upcoming Madden 12 football game release with exclusive limted edition EA Sports VIP packages.
Continue reading Game, Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa, 50 Cent & More Kick-Off W/ Madden 12.
August 18, 2011 9:30 AM
G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean has addressed speculation and rumors surrounding him and fellow hip-hop newcomer Drake suggesting they may have a quiet beef against one another.
Continue reading Big Sean Clears Up Drake Beef Talk, Says They're All G.O.O.D. [Video].
August 18, 2011 9:06 AM
Grammy-winning rappers Jay-Z and Kanye West's new Watch the Throne joint album will continue steamrolling through its competition as one-day estimates has it projected to stay at No. 1 next week.
Continue reading Jay-Z & Kanye West's "Throne" Projected To Steamroll Into Second Week.
August 18, 2011 8:48 AM
Brooklyn rap veteran Lil Kim rekindled her music relationship alongside 50 Cent this week by performing their 2003 hit, "Magic Stick" in Australia.
August 18, 2011 2:00 AM
Ruff Ryders. G-Unit. NWA. Some teams combine like Voltron and create a movement that takes Hip Hop by storm.
August 18, 2011 12:15 AM
[SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After K. Gaines gave Rah Digga the title earlier this week, the former Flipmode Squad lady emcee now crowns eLZhi as SOHH Underrated.]
Continue reading "[He Made] The Best Hip-Hop Album I've Heard In A Really Long Time".
August 18, 2011 12:00 AM
Power of the Dollar: Brooklyn rapper Fabolous spots some loose change in the club.
Photo taken from Fabolous' Twitter
August 17, 2011 9:18 PM
West Coast rapper Game can give a strong sigh of relief as new reports claim the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department will not pursue a criminal investigation against him.
Continue reading Game Catches Huge Break In L.A. Sheriff Dept. Case.
August 17, 2011 6:05 PM
Model Amber Rose's affection toward rapper Wiz Khalifa is deeper than summer love as the blonde bombshell has revealed plans to wed and have his kids in the future.
"Celebrity Fit Club" Alumni On Fat Joe's Weight Shake, "People Really Do Look To [Us] To Set The Role"
August 17, 2011 5:55 PM
Former "American Idol" and "Celebrity Fit Club" participant Kimberley Locke recently chopped it up with SOHH, revealing her reaction to rapper Fat Joe slimming down and also discussed plans to host her own show.
Jim Jones Flies High W/ Cam'ron, "We Set Out To Do [This] When The Diplomat Movement Started [Video]
August 17, 2011 4:53 PM
Dipset's Jim Jones has revealed plans to link up with fellow Diplomat member Cam'ron and put out a new album called Fly Boy in the months to come.
August 17, 2011 4:20 PM
[With the new release of his My Side of the Story circulating online, Harlem's A-Mafia gives you the rundown on his highly-anticipated project.]
August 17, 2011 3:15 PM
After Sleepwalkas' K. Gaines crowned Rah Digga SOHH Underrated this week, the former Flipmode Squad member has responded to the high praise.
August 17, 2011 2:00 PM
West Coast rapper Game's long-awaited R.E.D. Album has suffered an unauthorized leak, prompting the Interscope Records artist to ask his fans to refrain from downloading the project in its entirety.
"[Working On Watch The Throne], That's Like Being In The Studio W/ Quincy Jones & Michael Jackson At The Same Time"
August 17, 2011 1:15 PM
Hitmaker Swizz Beatz recently shared his experience working alongside Jay-Z and Kanye West for their chart-topping new album, Watch the Throne, staked his claim that the album will be recognized for its greatness.
August 17, 2011 12:55 PM
With West Coast newcomer Kreayshawn continuing to generate a strong buzz courtesy of her "Gucci Gucci" single, SOHH decided to hit up none other than Gucci Mane himself to get his take on the Oakland spitter.
Jay-Z & Kanye West Watch Atop The Competition, Ace Hood Hustles Into No. 8, Royce Da 5'9, Gucci Mane & Waka Flocka Speed Onto The Chart
August 17, 2011 12:35 PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, The Throne holds down their competition, Ace Hood hustles hard for a No. 8 position, plus Royce Da 5'9, Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka invade the chart.
August 17, 2011 11:55 AM
Roc Nation rapper J. Cole has opened up about his upcoming Cole World: The Sideline Story debut album nearing release and revealed how highly rap mogul Jay-Z regards the LP.
Continue reading Jay-Z Labeled My Album As A Classic, Says J.Cole.
August 17, 2011 11:20 AM
Incarcerated rapper T.I. and rapper-slash-actor Will Smith are looking to make strong music comebacks as Game producer Mars has revealed plans to work on both of their forthcoming albums.
Continue reading T.I. & Will Smith Comeback Albums On Deck, Says Game's Producer.
August 17, 2011 11:00 AM
Detroit rapper Danny Brown has opened up about nearly signing a deal with G-Unit Records and why he ultimately got rejected by its leader, 50 Cent.
Continue reading "50 [Cent] Was With It; He Just Didn't Sign Me Because Of My Jeans".
August 17, 2011 9:13 AM
Tennis superstar Serena Williams has finally addressed her recent spottings with Young Money star Drake and the question of whether or not they are a couple.
Continue reading Serena Williams Addresses Drake Romance, Dating Rumors.
August 17, 2011 8:54 AM
Grammy-winning rappers Jay-Z and Kanye West's long-awaited Watch the Throne album held its own on the sales chart this week securing the number one spot with over 400,000 sold copies after seven days.
August 17, 2011 1:00 AM
A thousand illegal downloads and a hundred thousand "Otis" freestyles later, Watch The Throne is now officially one week old. In album years, that's enough to start discussing upcoming releases, which isn't a bad idea, considering two very highly-anticipated discs will soon be available at a retailer near you.
August 17, 2011 12:05 AM
In celebration of Lil B's 22nd birthday, SOHH has compiled five possible celebrity break-ups we think The Based God could have caused, if granted the opportunity.
August 17, 2011 12:00 AM
It's A Celebration: SOHH celebrates Lil B's 22nd birthday.
Don't forget to peep SOHH's Top 5 Celebs Lil B "Probably" Broke Up!
August 16, 2011 5:35 PM
With the release of his Sextape Chronicles Part 2 mixtape, singer/songwriter Verse Simmonds tells SOHH how he whipped up his latest offering.
Continue reading "I Wanted To Make Music That Would Be The Soundtrack To A Sex Tape".
August 16, 2011 4:51 PM
Cleveland rapper Machine Gun Kelly has opened up about his struggle with snagging women from the Big Apple and why despite good looks, New York ladies are not checking for him.
Continue reading Machine Gun Kelly Reveals Lady Woes, "I Don't Know What The F*ck It Is".
August 16, 2011 3:55 PM
Producer Swizz Beatz has reportedly landed the title of Vice President of Creative Design and Global Marketing for luxury vehicle company Lotus.
August 16, 2011 3:40 PM
Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame has clarified his decision to retire and revealed that he wants nothing to do with the music industry once he hangs up the microphone.
August 16, 2011 3:20 PM[SOHH highlights a newly-released single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After Kurupt explained his "Samyrda" track, Verse Simmonds reflects on a journey that led to him masterminding the Jay-Z/Kanye West track "Who Gon Stop Me".]
Continue reading "[We] Were Like, What's Gonna Have Jay-Z & Kanye West Really Excited?".
August 16, 2011 2:05 PM
While Jay-Z may have lost Rolling Stone's "King of Hip-Hop" title to Eminem this week, pop singer Sabrina tells SOHH he easily earns the crown for as the most overrated rapper.
Continue reading "I Can Tell You Who I Think Is Overrated...Jay-Z".
August 16, 2011 1:30 PM
Incarcerated rapper T.I. has released his final letter from his Forrest City, Arkansas jail cell, promising fans he has learned his lesson and is ready to get back to business in the real world.
August 16, 2011 12:45 PM
[With the new release of his World With No Skies 2.0 debut, Boston rapper Slaine drops down his Top 5 reasons you need this album in your life.]
August 16, 2011 12:15 PM
Roc Nation's Willow Smith has reportedly banked around $4 million courtesy of her 2010 radio hit, "Whip My Hair".
Continue reading Willow Smith Whips Up $4 Mil W/ Her "Hair".
Game Clarifies Amber Rose 'Uncle Otis' Shot, "I Didn't Diss Her, I Said 'Put The P*ssy On My Face'" [Video]
August 16, 2011 11:45 AM
West Coast rapper Game has clarified speculation claiming he took shots at Wiz Khalifa and his girlfriend/model Amber Rose through the name-dropping track, "Uncle Otis."
August 16, 2011 11:25 AM
West Coast rapper Game has revealed his foiled previous plans to form a supergroup alongside Philadelphia's Beanie Sigel and Miami's Rick Ross but said Maybach Music Group's formation put the kibosh on that effort.
Continue reading Rick Ross' Maybach Music Empire Botched Supergroup, Says Game.
August 16, 2011 9:05 AM
Despite breaking iTunes records, Grammy-winning rappers Jay-Z and Kanye West's new Watch the Throne album first-week projections have dipped significantly below 500,000 units.
Continue reading Jay-Z & Kanye West's "WTT" First-Week Sales Projections Drop Below 500K.
August 16, 2011 8:46 AM
Comedian Dave Chappelle has given his first interview in roughly five years revealing his thoughts on Watch the Throne and Young Money star Nicki Minaj.
August 16, 2011 12:15 AM
[SOHH highlights a newly-released single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After Waka Flocka Flame explained "She Be Puttin' On", Kurupt explains why he chose to play double-duty as executive producer and rapper on his latest track, "Samaryda".]
Continue reading "Me & Raekwon On One Record, That's Just The Sh*t To Me...".
August 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 Beanie Sigel gave Scarface the title last week, Sleepwalkas' K. Gaines names Rah Digga SOHH Underrated.]
Continue reading "I Think She's The Female Ghostface Killah".
August 16, 2011 12:05 AM
For Caption Diss, the good ol' folks at SOHH are back at it giving y'all, my loyal doggies, a chance to capture the final word(s). The "Best We've Ever Read" headline gets to hold down that Cap Diss honor for a week. Who run it?
Continue reading 50 Cent's Baby Boy Sheds Tears Of Joy Or Sadness?.
August 16, 2011 12:00 AM
King/kiNG/Noun - 1. The male ruler of an independent state, esp. one who inherits the position by right of birth. 2. A person or thing regarded as the finest or most important in its sphere or group.
Continue reading Can One Man Truly Be King Of Hip Hop? [Click Here & Speak].
August 16, 2011 12:00 AM
I Get Money: G-Unit leader 50 Cent's son chokes up over a stack of cash.
Be sure to submit your witty narration in today's SOHH Cap Diss!
August 15, 2011 9:57 PM
Rap mogul Jay-Z is living up to his status as Forbes' Cash King by reportedly spending $250,000 over the weekend on champagne while partying in a Miami nightclub.
Continue reading Jay-Z Shows Money Ain't A Thang, Burns Up $250K In Miami Hot Spot.
August 15, 2011 6:35 PM
[As the season continues to sizzle with hot bangers releasing at warp speed, Queens rapper Noreaga reflects on how arguably one of the greatest, past summer jams, "Banned From T.V.", almost never happened, and what newcomers he'd like to "ban" in 2011.]
Continue reading "The LOX Came Through [To The Studio] Like, 'F*ck A Chorus!" .
August 15, 2011 5:51 PM
Never one to censor his thoughts, West Coast rapper Game has labeled fellow California artist Lil B as the wackest hip-hop entertainer of all time.
Continue reading Game Names The Wackest Rapper Of All Time, "He Gotta Get It" [Video].
August 15, 2011 5:16 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Eminem may finally have gotten his wish for respect as an emcee as renowned music publication Rolling Stone has crowned him King of Hip-Hop.
Continue reading Eminem Runs The Rap Game, Crowned "King Of Hip-Hop".
Def Jam Prez On 'Watch The Throne' Digital Takeover, "[It] Eliminates People Who Steal Music & Bootleg"
August 15, 2011 1:15 PM
With the new Jay-Z and Kanye West Watch the Throne album projected to dismantle its competition atop the sales chart this week, Def Jam president Steve Bartels defends the label's decision to premiere the project digitally.
August 15, 2011 12:25 PM
Former Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam artist Teairra Mari has ended her stay at Warner Bros. Records and signed on to join ex-labelmate Young Chris at hitmaker Rico Love's Division 1 imprint.
Continue reading Teairra Mari Follows Young Chris For Love [Video].
August 15, 2011 11:50 AM
Rapper-turned-actor Common is expanding his talents into the literature world with the release of his upcoming autobiography slated to drop next month, titled One Day It'll All Make Sense.
August 15, 2011 11:40 AM
Openly gay author Terrence Dean has weighed in on hip-hop's issue with homophobia and why black celebrities like Hot 97 personality Mister Cee should be more forthcoming about their sexual preferences.
Continue reading "Mister Cee Shied Away From The [Gay] Topic".
August 15, 2011 9:40 AM
West Coast rapper Game has reportedly placed the blame of publicly revealing Compton's local police department number on a friend, which ultimately may change a criminal investigation against him.
Continue reading Game Blames L.A. Police Dept. Tweet On Friend, Sheriff Responds.
August 15, 2011 9:31 AM
Slaughterhouse's Royce Da 5'9 recently opened up about his past feud with nemesis Canibus and why he refuses to allow a beef to take him away from music-making.
Continue reading Royce Da 5'9 On Canibus Beef, "He Has His Own Problems & He's Angry".
August 15, 2011 9:13 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West treated fans to a surprise performance alongside pop royalty/music veteran Prince heading into the weekend live from Sweden.
August 15, 2011 9:00 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Jay-Z recently opened up about his wife/singer Beyonce and why she comparable to late pop music icon Michael Jackson.
August 15, 2011 8:44 AM
Young Money artist Drake and tennis super star Serena Williams continue to make headlines, but now as the latest two celebrities to hook up.
Continue reading Drake Keeps Serving Up Serena Williams, Dating Rumors Emerge.
August 15, 2011 5:20 AM
There's a huge split in the rap community about whites using the N-word. On one side, some feel it's a word that only blacks have earned the right to say. On the flip side, others feel that not only has the word lost its sting but its ridiculous to request anyone who loves Hip Hop to not say it based on skin color.
Continue reading What's The Future For The N-Word In Rap Music? [Click Here & Speak].
August 15, 2011 12:00 AM
Get Like Me: Gucci Pucci and Wale kick back at a local barber shop.
Photo taken from Wale's Twitter
August 14, 2011 2:02 PM
With his new joint Watch the Throne album selling out in stores, Grammy-winning rapper Jay-Z has opened up on the project's overall purpose.
August 14, 2011 1:23 PM
Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame recently talked about the amount of groupie love he receives following shows and why some lady fans are too much for him to even handle.
August 14, 2011 12:32 PM
Maybach Music Group's Wale and Rosa Acosta traded Twitter jabs at one another heading into the weekend after a Philadelphia encounter left them distancing themselves.
August 14, 2011 12:12 PM
Slaughterhouse's Royce Da 5'9 recently talked about his how his crew avoids getting into full-fledged arguments and maintain cool heads when it comes to making crucial decisions.
August 14, 2011 11:43 AM
Young Money star Nicki Minaj raised eyebrows this weekend after giving Drake an intimate lap dance in front of his Toronto, Canada hometown.
August 14, 2011 12:00 AM
Nas Is Like: Rap veteran Nas puts on for his city at Central Park.
Photo taken from Distant Relatives' Twitter
August 13, 2011 6:35 PM
Mississippi rapper David Banner is back in the music spotlight with the release of a new rap culture-targeting track called "Swag."
August 13, 2011 5:38 PM
West Coast rapper Game is reportedly under fire for revealing the number to Compton's police department to over 500,000 Twitter followers this week.
August 13, 2011 10:46 AM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent has added a few details on his new Street King energy drink initiative aimed at helping end hunger to millions of people in Africa over the next few years.
Continue reading 50 Cent On "Street King" Global Takeover, "I Need Your Support".
August 13, 2011 10:27 AM
Brooklyn rapper Joell Ortiz recently provided an update on the forthcoming Slaughterhouse sophomore album and promised his crew's Shady Records debut will be nothing less than epic.
August 13, 2011 10:05 AM
[With the new release of her Four For The Floor EP circulating online, "American Idol" alumni singer Kimberley Locke dishes out her Top 5 reasons you should cop her latest offering.]
Continue reading "Four For The Floor": "Download The EP Because I Want A No. 1 Hit".
August 13, 2011 9:28 AM
West Coast rapper Lil B is letting pepole know he spits hot fire over the microphone by proclaiming himself the most buzz-generating unsigned artist out these days.
Continue reading "[I'm The] Hottest Unsigned & Most Powerful Rap Artist In America".
August 13, 2011 9:08 AM
Hollywood actress Miley Cyrus is proving her infatuation with rapper Gucci Mane is real by informing her two million Twitter followers his new Ferrari Boyz album is in stores.
August 13, 2011 12:00 AM
Follow My Lead: G-Unit's 50 Cent hooks up with Hollywood actress Goldie Hawn.
Photo taken from 50 Cent's Twitter
August 12, 2011 5:40 PM
The Black Eyed Peas' frontman Will.i.am has provided more details on his group's unexpected music hiatus and what he plans to do during the crew's temporary break.
August 12, 2011 5:38 PM
Slaughterhouse's Joell Ortiz has stepped forward to clarify remarks he made toward Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne joint album and admitted he may have prejudged the project too early.
August 12, 2011 5:30 PM
After causing a ruckus last year by claiming she was knocked up by West Coast rapper Game, model-turned-singer Miss Tila promises SOHH her days of going at the former G-Unit member are done.
Continue reading Tila's Done Playing The Game, "There's No [More] Beef".
August 12, 2011 4:05 PM
Slaughterhouse's Royce Da 5'9 recently opened up about the state of hip-hop and how projects like his Hell: The Sequel plus Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Thone albums are forcing rappers to display higher levels of lyricism.
Continue reading "[There] Was One Time In Hip-Hop When It Wasn't Cool To Be Lyrical".
August 12, 2011 3:25 PM
After the release of her "How Does It Feel" hit the Internet, SOHH reached out to pop newcomer Sabrina to find out if she secretly has an infatuation with the remade song's originator, D'Angelo.
Continue reading "I Feel Like What He Has Is Something That Can't Be Recreated".
August 12, 2011 2:00 PM
With the NFL pre-season officially kicked off this week, Tennessee Titans star running back Chris Johnson recently spoke to SOHH and proclaimed himself the Lil Wayne of football.
August 12, 2011 1:20 PM
[With this week's release of the compilation album 24 Hour Karate School 2, veteran producer Ski Beatz reflects on creating Bronx duo Camp Lo's big hit -- "Luchini (This Is It)" from the critically acclaimed album, Uptown Saturday Night.]
Continue reading "We Knew 'Luchini' Was Gonna Be Crazy, It Was One Of Those Things...".
August 12, 2011 1:00 PM
Oscar-winning rapper Eminem's dream of making a triumphant Hollywood return has been temporarily sidelined as reports claim movie studio DreamWorks dropped his Southpaw boxing film.
Jay-Z & Kanye West's 'WTT' Shakes Up The Biz, 50 Cent Isn't 'The' Cash King, Game Over For The Competition
August 12, 2011 11:55 AM
In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we see how Jay-Z and Kanye West run the town, watch the Cash King title kick 50 Cent out of the way, award Game his due propers and oh SOHH much more!
August 12, 2011 11:10 AM
Cash Money Records co-founder Baby recently offered an update on the long-awaited Lil Wayne and Drake joint album, as well as plus compared them to The Throne [Jay-Z and Kanye West].
Continue reading "Jay-Z & Them [Are] Older & Really On Their Way Out The Game".
August 12, 2011 10:55 AM
Grammy-nominated singer The-Dream is drawing inspiration from the 90's era of hip-hop, as he plans to put form an N.W.A.-inspired hip-rock group to take on the music industry.
Continue reading "I Have A Direction For A New N.W.A Type Of Hip-Hop Rock Band".
August 12, 2011 10:30 AM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent has gotten gritty with his energy drink tactics after a successful run with VitaminWater in the mid-2000's by launching a new drink called Street King.
Continue reading 50 Cent Pours Out VitaminWater, Takes A Shot Of "Street King".
August 12, 2011 9:06 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV is finally under way as the long-awaited album's tracklisting has been released online.
August 12, 2011 8:46 AM
Grammy-winning rappers Jay-Z and Kanye West take their artistry up a notch in the new "Otis" music video as they shred an iconic luxury Maybach Mercedes-Benz and take visual effects to the next level.
Continue reading Jay-Z & Kanye West Massacre Maybach In "Otis" Music Vid [Video].
August 12, 2011 6:42 AMThe Rap Gods blessed us with the premiere of two cool visuals yesterday as the Jay/Kanye collabo video "Otis" was released the same day as Common's "Ghetto Dreams" featuring Nas.
August 12, 2011 12:00 AM
Stuff Happens: Odd Future's Tyler, the Creator spots an unfortunate gas station customer.
Photo taken from Tyler, the Creator's Twitter
August 11, 2011 11:09 PM
Wu-Tang Clan's Ghostface Killah is all about his paper these days as reports claim he filed a lawsuit against Universal Music Group this week for violating a contractual agreement.
August 11, 2011 10:47 PM
Rap veteran Nas recently talked about his admiration toward music pioneer Dr. Dre and confirmed plans to appear on the Doc's long-awaited Detox solo album.
August 11, 2011 5:39 PM
Black Eyed Peas' frontman Will.i.am has finally offered his response to West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg taking a jab at him on Dr. Dre's "Kush" single.
Continue reading Will.i.am Finally Responds To Snoop Dogg's Tight Pants "Kush" Diss.
August 11, 2011 5:14 PM
Atlanta rappers Gucci Mane and Young Jeezy's past tensions may be squashed these days, however, fans should not expect the two former rap rivals to ever collaborate together.
Continue reading Gucci Mane "Can't See" Ever Rapping W/ Young Jeezy.
August 11, 2011 5:05 PM
With recent talk of rap veteran Tech N9ne claiming to have signed more breasts than Nicki Minaj, SOHH got newly signed Bad Boy Records artist Machine Gun Kelly to weigh in on the debate.
August 11, 2011 3:20 PM
Cash Money Records' Birdman recently opened up about his financial empire and why he feels the YMCMB brand is worth more than may be projected by business publication Forbes.
Continue reading Birdman Dresses To Kill, "I Try To Wear $1 Million A Day, At Least".
August 11, 2011 3:15 PM
Music mogul Dr. Dre's popular Beats By Dre headphones have sparked the interest of smartphone supplier HTC and landed the company a $300 million investment.
Continue reading Dr. Dre "Beats" The Competition W/ $300 Mil Mega Deal.
August 11, 2011 12:15 PM
Odd Future's Tyler the Creator has retorted at criticism shot his way courtesy of legendary rock band Nirvana producer Steve Albini about the content of the young crew's music.
Continue reading "[Nobody] In My Age Group Know Who You Are, Old A**".
August 11, 2011 11:55 AM
Rap veteran Nas has opened up about his feelings toward the late Amy Winehouse and explained how much respect he has for the mark she left with her music.
August 11, 2011 11:05 AM
Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame has expressed dismay over the fact that he and mentor Gucci Mane are getting compared to rap duo Jay-Z and Kanye West, calling side-by-side comparisons nothing less than disrespectful.
Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame Labels Jay-Z & Kanye West Comparisons "Disrespectful".
August 11, 2011 9:23 AM
"Jersey Shore" reality star DJ Pauly D has confirmed his induction into G-Unit and explained what ultimately motivated him to sign on the dotted line for rap star 50 Cent.
August 11, 2011 9:11 AM
Forbes writer Zack O'Malley Greenburg has offered his take on why Jay-Z continues to dominate his competition on the annual Cash Kings list amongst entrepreneurs including rap mogul Diddy and the Birdman.
August 11, 2011 8:58 AM
Producer Alchemist recently talked about the forthcoming Slaughterhouse Shady Records debut album and revealed his contribution to the group's long-awaited sophomore LP.
August 11, 2011 8:36 AM
Young Money star Drake has confirmed plans to recruit fellow Canadian singer The Weeknd for his upcoming Take Care sophomore album and explained how much of an impact he has had on him.
August 11, 2011 3:35 AM
The Big Homie has a lot on his plate: The music icon recently partnered with Kanye West to drop the biggest album of the year. Throw in side deals, shopping with Beyonce and an upcoming tour, and its understandable how certain things slip his mind.
August 11, 2011 12:15 AM[The Throne: In observance of the Watch the Throne release this week, SOHH is featuring an artist closely associated to Kanye West and Jay-Z to name who they feel is the most underrated rapper. After Verse Simmons gave Beanie Sigel the title earlier this week, the Broad St. Bully now crowns Scarface SOHH Underrated.]
Continue reading "When We Got Together, We Always Killed It...".
August 11, 2011 12:00 AM
Peek-A-Boo: Maxine Ashley & Pharrell Williams get cozy in the studio.
Photo taken from Pharrell Williams' Twitter
August 10, 2011 10:40 PM
Model-turned-reality star Miss Tila recently chopped it up with SOHH and revealed the death of an artist formerly known as Tila Tequila.
Continue reading "Tila Tequila Is Totally Dead, I Hate That Girl".
August 10, 2011 6:00 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne joint album first-week records sales have reportedly increased to over 500,000 units.
August 10, 2011 5:45 PM
R&B singer The-Dream recently talked about his forthcoming 1977 free album and why some artists are too shook to take a chance on guest features.
August 10, 2011 5:30 PM
Grammy-winning singer R. Kelly has released a new video thanking fans for their continued support after having emergency throat surgery performed last month in Chicago.
August 10, 2011 3:35 PM
Rap veteran Christopher "Kid" Reid has officially been released from jail after making headlines on Tuesday (August 9) for getting arrested on outstanding warrant chargers in Los Angeles.
August 10, 2011 3:10 PM
After G-Unit's 50 Cent recently named Kelly Rowland as one of the music industry's most slept-on artists, the singer's "Boo Thang" collaborator Verse Simmonds hit up SOHH to give us his take on the former Destiny's Child member.
August 10, 2011 1:15 PM
[Fresh off the release of his compilation album 24 Hour Karate School 2, producer Ski Beatz discusses the motivation that has fueled his legendary career as well as the unique way a few artists found themselves featured on the project.]
Continue reading "I'm Like A Drug Addict When It Comes To Beats".
August 10, 2011 12:50 PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, Beyonce leads the pack at No. 8, Eminem and Royce Da 5'9 fall from Top 10 status plus The Beastie Boys make a huge jump back onto the Top 50.
August 10, 2011 12:35 PM
[With this week's release of her new "Untitled: How Does It Feel" record, singer Sabrina gives you her Top 5 reasons to cop the D'Angelo themed tribute.]
August 10, 2011 11:50 AM
Famed music video director Hype Williams is set to make a strong film directorial comeback, as the brains behind Belly is slated to direct an upcoming sexual thriller entitled Lust.
Nicki Minaj Wants To Roll Dolo On "Pink Friday" Follow-Up, "I Don't Think I'm Hitting Up Anybody For Features"
August 10, 2011 11:40 AM
Young Money star Nicki Minaj recently provided fans with an update for her follow-up to her Pink Friday debut, admitting she does not feel pressed to go out and search for guest features.
August 10, 2011 11:25 AM
Brooklyn rapper Fabolous recently shared his thoughts on the state of New York rap and explained why the Big Apple's music scene has fallen behind other cities like Miami and Atlanta.
August 10, 2011 8:50 AM
West Coast rapper Game has become the latest artist to rate Jay-Z and Kanye West's new Watch the Throne album and said Yeezy heavily carries the project.
August 10, 2011 8:30 AM
New York rapper Charles Hamilton has fully reemerged himself back into the social mainstream by publicly reaching out to his fans and asking if they are ready for new music.
Continue reading Charles Hamilton Teases The Fans, "So Who Wants To Hear Some New Music?".
What Artists Would You Like To See Return To The Game? 3 Stars Working On A Comeback [Click Here & Speak]
August 10, 2011 4:40 AM
Once a rapper hits the mainstream, they are living on borrowed time: The fight to keep your name hot in the streets is a constant battle and even if you give your best effort, there's no guarantee they'll love you tomorrow.
August 10, 2011 12:00 AM
Laugh Factory: Comedian Katt Williams shows love to Maybach Dice in Los Angeles.
Photo submitted by Mikey T The Movie Star
August 9, 2011 10:20 PM
G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean recently talked about his relationship alongside Kanye West and how the Grammy-winning rapper not only inspired his music but the amount of gold he rocks.
August 9, 2011 6:50 PM
[SOHH highlights a newly-released single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After Killer Mike broke down his "Going Out On The Town" collab with Young Jeezy, Wacka Flocka Flame reflects on his place in the game and explains why he chose to record "She Be Puttin On."]
Continue reading "I Feel Like I Have Mastered The Art Of Rhyming, Not Rapping".
August 9, 2011 6:24 PM
Rap executives Jay-Z and Diddy have once again topped Forbes' annual Hip-Hop Cash Kings List of 2011 while rap rivals Rick Ross and 50 Cent tied for their gross earnings.
August 9, 2011 5:05 PM
With Waka Flock11, SOHH decided to hit up his Ferrari Boyz rap partner Gucci Mane to get his reaction to the situation.
August 9, 2011 5:02 PM
Philadelphia rapper Beanie Sigel has confessed to not filing taxes in the mid-2000's on up to $1 million of unreported income.
Continue reading Beanie Sigel Fesses Up In $350K Tax Debt Case, Faces 3 Years Behind Bars.
August 9, 2011 4:50 PM
After West Coast rapper V-Nasty stepped forward to defend her usage of the controversial term, "nigga," newly signed white Bad Boy Records artist Machine Gun Kelly explains why he does not associate himself with it.
August 9, 2011 4:15 PM
[With the release of his new album L.A. Riot currently on store shelves, rapper Thurz shells out his Top 5 reasons why you should drop some paper on his Los Angeles-repping LP.]
August 9, 2011 4:15 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco has landed a spot with skateboarding sneaker company Vans as its new brand ambassador for 2012.
Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Kicks, Pushes W/ Vans Sneakers.
August 9, 2011 3:25 PM
The powers that be pledged that Watch The Throne would not leak, and near the final hours leading to its release, they kept their word. Sure, an illegal copy deceptively titled Flockaveli made its way around the Web faster than Spiderman, but for all intents and purposes, KanJay West successfully kept their collabo project on lock.
August 9, 2011 3:20 PM
Fresh off his Hell: The Sequel joint effort, Royce Da 5'9 releases his latest solo album today, entitled Success is Certain.
Continue reading Royce Da 5'9, "Success Is Certain" .
August 9, 2011 1:45 PM
Young Money star Nicki Minaj recently opened up about landing a role in the forthcoming Ice Age: Continental Drift animated movie and how she intiailly was turned down for the character she auditioned for.
August 9, 2011 12:30 PM
With so much talk about rappers getting and removing tattoos as of late, SOHH previously spoke to Houston's Paul Wall to learn more about his own ink-enhancing product called "Tattoo Detox".
Continue reading Paul Wall Dishes On How To Keep Your Tattoo Game Proper.
August 9, 2011 12:15 PM
Grand Hustle's Young Dro recently provided an update on incarcerated friend T.I. and explained how the "King of the South" has been keeping himself busy while serving out his sentence.
Continue reading "T.I. Was On The Phone The Other Day & He On His Way Home".
August 9, 2011 11:45 AM
Two of the South's most popular acts have united to ride dirty on their first retail collabo project, Ferrari Boyz: a 15-track ode to all things fly, flashy and dangerous.
Continue reading Gucci Mane & Waka Flocka Flame, "Ferrari Boyz".
August 9, 2011 11:15 AM
Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder Damon "Dame" Dash has finally come forward and addressed reports claiming he owes roughly $3 million in taxes.
Continue reading Damon Dash Breaks Silence On $3 Mil Tax Debt, "I'm F*cked Up".
August 9, 2011 11:10 AM
[SOHH highlights a newly-released single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After Rapper Big Pooh broke down his "Crying Broke" collabo cut, Killer Mike explains why he chose to team up with Young Jeezy for the Atlanta party record "Going Out on the Town".]
Continue reading "Ain't No Fiction Or Fantasy On The Sh*t Young Jeezy Raps...".
August 9, 2011 10:32 AM
West Coast rapper Game is offering fans a heavy supply of guest stars as his R.E.D. Album tracklisting has now leaked online and shows features from Drake, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Beanie Sigel and more.
August 9, 2011 9:03 AM
Grammy-winning rappers Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne first-week album sales projections have been revealed showing the duo's long-awaited LP selling up to 450,000 units.
Continue reading Jay-Z & Kanye West's "Throne" Projected First-Week Sales Revealed.
August 9, 2011 8:00 AM
Embattled rapper Charles Hamilton has finally reemerged into the public's eye by releasing an open letter discussing his whereabouts and apologizing to his mother.
August 9, 2011 12:15 AM
[The Throne: In observance of the Watch the Throne release this week, SOHH is featuring an artist closely associated to Kanye West and Jay-Z to name who they feel is the most underrated rapper. After Black Rob gave Sadat X the title last week, producer Verse Simmonds crowns Beanie Sigel as SOHH Underrated.]
Continue reading "His Career Went Down A Little Earlier Than It Should Have".
August 9, 2011 12:05 AM
Continue reading Nicki Minaj Takes A Bite Outta Some...Meat?.
August 9, 2011 12:00 AM
Meaty Yum: Young Money star Nicki Minaj shows off her hunger for more.
Be sure to submit your witty narration in today's SOHH Cap Diss!
August 8, 2011 5:30 PM
West Coast rapper Game recently opened up about his issues with Jay-Z and revealed a bad first encounter years ago ultimately sparked his war of words toward the rap mogul.
August 8, 2011 5:30 PM
After making headlines last month for her move to New York after 11 years in Hollywood, SOHH decided to ask model-turned-singer Miss Tila which rapper she feels is the King of NY.
August 8, 2011 4:15 PM
As the summer continues to heat up, Brooklyn rapper Maino recently talked about keeping hot music on deck and holding the title as the most consistent New York rapper to date.
August 8, 2011 3:05 PM
After getting name checked by late singer Amy Winehouse in a recent posthumous interview as a rap duet wish, SOHH hit up rapper Rah Digga to get her reaction to revelation.
Continue reading "Me & Amy Winehouse Were Good Friends, We Talked On Skype A Lot" .
August 8, 2011 2:40 PM
R&B singer Kelly Rowland found herself pulling a Nicki Minaj while performing for a New Jersey crowd last night (August 8), as her breasts were exposed to the public.
August 8, 2011 1:00 PM
[With the release of The Ferrari Boyz less than 24 hours away, Gucci Mane gives fans the Top 5 reasons to cop his & Waka Flocka Flame's joint LP.]
August 8, 2011 12:40 PM
Two of hip-hop's most iconic figures have united, bringing forth the download version of their highly-anticipated collaboration effort, Watch The Throne.
Continue reading Jay-Z & Kanye West, "Watch The Throne".
August 8, 2011 12:10 PM
Days after announcing his signing to Bad Boy Records, SOHH reached out to Machine Gun Kelly to get his take on landing on the same label home to the late Notorious B.I.G. and former artist Ma$e.
August 8, 2011 11:40 AM
With Jay-Z and Kanye West's long-awaited Watch the Throne album finally seeing its release today, Def Jam's Director of Digital Marketing Jycorri Robinson reveals how the rap duo kept their LP from leaking prematurely to the masses.
Continue reading Def Jam Reveals How "Watch The Throne" Avoided The Big Leak.
August 8, 2011 11:20 AM
Young Money's Drake kept his word about serving up tennis star Serena Williams over the weekend by taking on the sports star in a one-on-one match.
August 8, 2011 10:45 AM
Def Jam South President DJ Khaled recently talked about his belief in rapper Ace Hood and how the Florida-bred artist had to make a name for himself with his own grind.
Continue reading "Instead Of Me Opening The Door For Him, I Had Him Kick The Door Down".
Kanye West Unleashes Frustrations, "People Look At Me Like I'm F*cking Insane, Like I'm Hitler" [Video]
August 8, 2011 9:10 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West unloaded his frustrations over the weekend in England admitting he feels people view him as a troubled artist.
August 8, 2011 8:45 AM
Country music star Taylor Swift's recent hip-hop covers have continued as she sang TLC's "Unpretty" single during a Philadelphia concert over the weekend.
Continue reading Taylor Swift Keeps Hip-Hop Covered, Feels "Unpretty" In Philly [Video].
Watch The Throne Is Here - Worth The Wait or All Hype? Artists Weigh In Via Web [Click Here & Speak]
August 8, 2011 6:20 AM
Jay-Z and Kanye West dropped their megaton bomb Sunday evening and the web went bananas. No video, multiple release dates and rumors of behind the scenes tension aside, Watch The Throne is here. Our question of the day is straight no chaser -- Did WTT live up to your expectations?
August 8, 2011 12:00 AM
Bottom's Up: Grammy-winning producer Swizz Beatz toasts to the good life.
Photo taken from Swizz Beatz' Twitter
August 7, 2011 9:46 PM
OutKast's Big Boi made headlines this weekend after getting arrested on a drug possession charge while in Miami, Florida.
Continue reading OutKast's Big Boi Arrested In M.I.A., Busted W/ Ecstasy & Viagra.
August 7, 2011 1:56 PM
Producer Russell W. Howard recently decided to reconstruct Jay-Z and Kanye West's "Otis" Watch the Throne single and show how Yeezy made the Otis Redding-sampled track a national hit.
Game Contemplates Life After Interscope, "I Might Get Into Acting, I Might Go Over To Cash Money" [Video]
August 7, 2011 1:04 PM
West Coast rapper Game recently reflected on what his next move will be following a final album release through Interscope Records, hinting at an interest to hop onto the big screen.
Drake Says He's All G.O.O.D. W/ Big Sean, "If I Got To Tell You This Way, I Tell You This Way" [Video]
August 7, 2011 12:50 PM
Young Money rapper Drake recently cleared the air on speculation suggesting he may have undisclosed issues with G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean.
August 7, 2011 11:58 AM
Rap veteran AZ may see retirement approaching but the "Life's A B*tch" rhyme spitter has a trick or two stored up his sleeve alongside Queensbridge rapper Nas.
Continue reading AZ Promises Rap Game Face Lift, "Nas, You Think They Ready?".
Prodigy Predicts Prez Obama's Global Plot, "He's Down W/ This Whole Conspiracy To Rule The World" [Audio]
August 7, 2011 11:41 AM
Mobb Deep's Prodigy recently shared his political take on President Barack Obama and said while he may be celebrated by millions, the nation's head of state should be watched carefully.
August 7, 2011 10:00 AM
G-Unit's Tony Yayo recently shared his input on the never-ending plague of haters and what knowledge hip-hop mogul Diddy dropped on him during their first encounter.
August 7, 2011 12:00 AM
Follow Me: Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon steps up his social networking game.
Photo taken from Raekwon's Twitter
August 6, 2011 7:57 PM
Young Money star Drake recently revealed his distanced relationship with fellow labelmate Nicki Minaj claiming since they became famous their bond has loosened.
August 6, 2011 10:28 AM
Rap veteran Ice-T's wife, Coco, has dished out some marriage advice to reality star Kim Kardashian in light of her engagement to NBA player Kris Humphries.
August 6, 2011 10:04 AM
West Coast rapper Game recently provided an update on his manager Jimmy "Henchman" Rosemond after turning himself over to authorities on drug trafficking charges earlier this summer.
August 6, 2011 9:43 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West and Nicki Minaj are reportedly headed to the small screen for upcoming cameos on FOX television series, "The Cleveland Show."
Prodigy Says Jay-Z's All About The Benjamins, "The Side He Chose Is Money, Power & He Doesn't Really Care..." [Audio]
August 6, 2011 9:24 AM
Mobb Deep's Prodigy recently shared his input on rap star Jay-Z's success as of late and why the Roc Nation leader has totally placed emphasis on money and power.
August 6, 2011 9:03 AM
G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean no longer has to worry about just record sales as the Detroit rapper was busted a few days ago on a sex charge during a concert.
Continue reading Big Sean Runs Into Big Problem, Busted On Sex Charge.
August 6, 2011 12:00 AM
Double Up: G-Unit's DJ Whoo Kid and Tony Yayo invade a Rhode Island hot spot.
Photo taken from DJ Whoo Kid's Twitter
August 5, 2011 9:00 PM
G-Unit rapper 40 Glocc recently opened up about his boss, 50 Cent, hitting the nation hard by signing a variety of regional artists including Atlanta's Shawty Lo and New Orleans' Kidd Kidd.
August 5, 2011 6:30 PM
Rapper Asher Roth may have a touch of pop on his upcoming sophomore album, The Spaghetti Tree, courtesy of teenage sensation Justin Bieber a.k.a. Shawty Mane.
Continue reading Asher Roth Resurrects Shawty Mane, "We Got Crazy".
August 5, 2011 6:08 PM
Young Money star Nicki Minaj continues to remain in the headlines this week after experiencing a wardrobe malfunction during her "Good Morning America" performance Friday (August 5) morning.
Continue reading Nicki Minaj Suffers Embarrassing Live Nip Slip, ABC Issues Apology.
August 5, 2011 5:40 PM
West Coast rapper Game has acknowledged his past and present insults hurled toward model Amber Rose, suggesting that the multiple jabs may have ruined the probability of future collaborations with her ex-boyfriend/rapper, Kanye West.
Continue reading Amber Rose Disses Hurt My Future W/Kanye West, Says Game.
August 5, 2011 5:25 PM
Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross recently opened up about his admiration toward veteran producer Dr. Dre and said he would love an opportunity to roll alongside the Doc.
Continue reading Rick Ross Knocks For The Doc, "I Would Love To Tour W/ Dr. Dre" [Video].
August 5, 2011 5:20 PM
[After the "True Grit" contest ended with a rundown of the Top 20 artists earlier this year, SOHH's Marketing Assistant Joe Bush gives you his Top 5 reasons to download the new True Grit mixtape.]
August 5, 2011 4:40 PM
[With the release their Monumental LP last month, New York duo Smif-N-Wessun hit up SOHH to reflect upon their musical journey, which took them from being young, hungry MC's to joining one of the strongest teams in independent hip-hop.]
Continue reading "It's Hard To Determine If These Cats [Out Now] Are Really Talented...".
August 5, 2011 3:10 PM
With the new release of his 90's Snick @ Nite mixtape, SOHH decided to hit up producer Curtiss King to get his take on Nickelodeon's hip-hop undertones.
Continue reading "The 90's Were About Individuality & Accepting Yourself In A Crowd".
August 5, 2011 1:55 PM
With Soujla Boy Tell Em announcing plans to get rid of his facial tattoos this week, SOHH reached out to ink fanatic and newly signed Bad Boy Records artist Machine Gun Kelly about dome paint.
August 5, 2011 12:30 PM
In light of his John Lennon-inspired Sometime In New York City, Vol. 1 EP release, SOHH hit up Brooklyn rapper Ciph Boogie about the connection between The Beatles member and hip-hop.
August 5, 2011 11:55 AM
In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we applaud Diddy for finally catching up to his competition by signing a white rapper, try to figure out why Game wants to beef with Big Sean, realize that Jay-Z is still the "King of Everything" and oh SOHH much more!
DMX Reveals Bipolar Disorder Battle, "X Is The Bad Guy [&] I'm Earl When I'm W/ My Children" [Video]
August 5, 2011 11:45 AM
Troubled rap star DMX has opened up about his recent battle with bipolar disorder, admitting to often being confused on which personality he is currently embodying at any given time.
August 5, 2011 11:30 AM
West Coast rapper Game recently opened up about his controversial, Jay-Z-targeted "Uncle Otis" record and admitted he does not expect Young Hov to pay him any mind.
Continue reading Jay-Z's Not Into Playing The Game, "I Don't Think Hov Is Gonna Respond".
August 5, 2011 11:05 AM
Young Money star Nicki Minaj looks to continue expanding her extensive resume by landing a role in the upcoming animated children's film, Ice Age: Continental Drift.
Continue reading Nicki Minaj Brings The Heat, Freezes Competition To The Ice Age.
August 5, 2011 8:44 AM
Grammy-nominated singer The-Dream has addressed speculation claiming his upcoming 1977 album cover is heavily influenced by Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne LP artwork.
August 5, 2011 8:27 AM
Country star Taylor Swift continues to prove she is more of a hip-hop head than people think by recently performing Grammy-winning rapper Eminem's "Lose Yourself" during a live show.
Continue reading Taylor Swift Loses Herself In Eminem, "Yo!" [Video].
August 5, 2011 6:10 AM
With the release of Watch the Throne less than a week away, the "Otis" remixes and freestyles continue to pop up online. Let's take a look at some hot spitters who have either tagged-teamed the beat or took it on dolo.
August 5, 2011 12:00 AM
Dey Know: Chicago rap veteran Twista checks in with newly signed G-Unit artist Shawty Lo.
Photo taken from Twista's Twitter
August 4, 2011 11:33 PM
This week, rap veteran Nas decided to answer fans' Twitter-submitted questions and finally addressed whether or not he really had a romantic fling with iconic singer Sade back in the day.
Continue reading Nas Finally Addresses Sade Dating Rumor, "She's One Of My Favorites".
August 4, 2011 10:26 PM
After vehemently denying reports she was attacked last month in Dallas, rapper Nicki Minaj's 911 emergency hotel phone call has officially hit the Internet.
August 4, 2011 10:15 PM
Cash Money Records' Glasses Malone recently opened up about getting inspired by fellow CMYMB labelmate Drake and how he wishes he had Drizzy's singing abilities.
August 4, 2011 6:05 PM
Southern rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has decided to take a stance against face tattoos by getting his own removed today while in New York City.
August 4, 2011 6:00 PM
West Coast rapper Game is giving fans a reason to wait for his upcoming R.E.D. Album by revealing iconic music producer Dr. Dre narrates the entire LP.
Continue reading Game Calls The Doc To Fix 'R.E.D.' Album, "It's Narrated By Dr. Dre".
August 4, 2011 4:30 PM
R&B singer Keri Hilson recently talked about rapper Lil Wayne's studio grind and how his upcoming Tha Carter IV may feature vocals from Ms. Keri.
Continue reading Keri Hilson Hints At Lil Wayne Hook-Up, Appearing On "Carter IV".
August 4, 2011 4:00 PM
The LOX's Styles P and Jadakiss recently talked about their long-halted, upcoming album and shook off comparisons to Dr. Dre's Detox delay status.
Continue reading The LOX Brush Off Dr. Dre Comparisons, "We Ain't Longer Than 'Detox'".
August 4, 2011 1:30 PM
[Breaking the news about signing to Diddy's iconic Bad Boy Records via a viral video this week, newly signed rapper Machine Gun Kelly reflects on how he ended up with Puff Daddy.]
Continue reading "Before Bad Boy/Interscope, It Was A Major Label Bidding War".
August 4, 2011 12:20 PM
Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross is taking his talent outside of South Beach by partnering up with national chicken restaurant chaing, Wingstop.
Continue reading Rick Ross Puts His Bucks Up, Clucks W/ Wingstop.
August 4, 2011 9:00 AM
West Coast rapper Game may be known for name-dropping and sparking beefs, but the former G-Unit member has promised to never take a shot at Eminem.
Continue reading Game Says Eminem Ain't Nuthin' To 'F' With, "He'll End Your Career".
August 4, 2011 8:46 AM
Rap veteran Nas took to his Twitter page this week to answer fans' questions on topics including his relationship with Foxy Brown, the passing of Amy Winehouse, past issues with Cormega and more.
Continue reading Nas Breaks Silence On Foxy Brown, Amy Winehouse, AZ, Cormega Beef & More.
August 4, 2011 8:29 AM
With Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne album on the verge of release, Young Hov's manager John Meneilly has promised the long-awaited project will not leak.
August 4, 2011 8:16 AM
Former G.O.O.D. Music affiliate Consequence has cleared up confusion stemming from Wednesday (August 3) after his Twitter page was reportedly hacked.
Continue reading Consequence's Twitter Page Hacked, "Weak Raps, Weak Moves, Weak N*ggas!".
August 4, 2011 7:56 AM
G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean recently talked about some of his first-timers including the day he semi-lost his virginity before his mom came into their home and stopped the occassion.
Are Rap Clothing Lines Built To Last Or Get Money And Go? 3 Brands Time Has Forgotten [Click Here & Speak]
August 4, 2011 12:58 AM
Once a rapper achieves a certain level of success, every major interview ends with a plug for something they'd like you to BOTL (Be On The Lookout) for. How many times have you heard this:
August 4, 2011 12:15 AM[One For All: This week, SOHH pays homage to New York hip-hop group Brand Nubian by featuring an entertainment personality to name who they feel is the most underrated lyricist in that set. After DMC gave Grand Puba the title earlier this week, Black Rob now crowns Sadat X as SOHH Underrated.]
Continue reading "I've Always Loved Him, That N*gga Is Nasty To Me..." .
August 4, 2011 12:00 AM
My Mic Sounds Nice: Rap veteran Benzino lays his bars down for his Caezar mixtape.
Photo submitted/taken by Mikey T The Movie Star
August 3, 2011 11:38 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has teamed up with ad agency GlobalHue to offer fans a behind-the-scenes look at his life for the right price.
Continue reading Kanye West Exposes His Daily Grind, Offers Fans Premium Sneak Peaks.
August 3, 2011 10:35 PM
With up-and-coming artists hoping to make it big independently, SOHH decided to reach out to Mobb Deep's Havoc, who has been on major and indie record labels, to get his take on the solo grind.
August 3, 2011 6:30 PM
West Coast rap newcomer Kreayshawn has given hope to hopeless romantics wishing to snag her by revealing she is not intimately involved with Young Money's Drake.
August 3, 2011 5:00 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Jay-Z has stepped up to address reports claiming he threw money down and purchased producer Pharrell Williams' Billionaire Boys Club clothing company.
Continue reading Jay-Z Clears Up More Rumors, Addresses Billionaire Boys Club Purchase.
When Did The Mixtape Become So Important To Hip Hop? 3 Spitters That Cooked Up Street Classics [Click Here & Speak]
August 3, 2011 4:30 PM
Just dropped an album? Who cares. Nowadays, unless you're Hip Hop royalty, the hood needs a mixtape before and after your offical LP if you wanna keep your name buzzin' in the streets.
August 3, 2011 4:10 PM
Def Jam Records co-founder Russell Simmons recently reflected on his label's music industry takeover beginning in the 1980's, and how he partnered with fellow mogul/rap enthusiast Rick Rubin.
Continue reading Russell Simmons Recalls Takin' Over Rap, Jammin' W/ Rick Rubin.
August 3, 2011 4:00 PM
[With the new release of his 90's Snick @ Nite mixtape officially available as a free download, producer/rapper Curtiss King explains the inspiration fueling his Nickelodeon-themed hip-hop project.]
Continue reading "I Didn't Want To Make It A Corny Project Where I'm The Black Doug".
August 3, 2011 3:10 PM
After recently hinting at his involvement on Jay-Z's forthcoming Blueprint III follow-up, SOHH asked singer/producer Verse Simmonds to open up about contributing to Hov's next solo album.
August 3, 2011 2:40 PM
While RZA continues to put together the upcoming Man With the Iron Fists kung-fu flick, film producer Eli Roth has shed light on the Wu-Tang Clan leader's latest project.
Continue reading "It's Like [RZA's] Had This Movie In His Head Since He Was A Kid".
August 3, 2011 2:00 PM
Reggae dancehall singer Sean Kingston opened up about his near-death jet ski crash last May and how it took multiple life-or-death procedures to make a strong recovery on his "MTV First: Sean Kingston" special last night.
August 3, 2011 1:05 PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, Kelly Rowland takes top billing ahead of her competition, Amy Winehouse returns twice and the Wu-Tang Clan invade the chart.
August 3, 2011 12:15 PM
Recently freed rapper DMX has provided an update on his forthcoming solo album, Redemption of the Beast, and said the project has brought him back to his rap beginnings.
Continue reading DMX Says His Bite's Back, "[There's] A Lot Of Wack Rappers Out There".
August 3, 2011 11:55 AM
Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy may not have signed West Coast newcomer Kreayshawn over the summer, however, the music mogul has officially inked Cleveland up-and-comer Machine Gun Kelly to his iconic label.
August 3, 2011 11:40 AM
In honor of the upcoming 15th anniversary of the death of Tupac Shakur, XXL Magazine has featured the iconic mogul on their September issue.
August 3, 2011 7:53 AM
Flipmode Squad leader Busta Rhymes made sure to let producers around the world realize who his favorites are by placing Swizz Beatz, Timbaland, Pharrell Williams and more in his greatest of all time list.
Jay-Z Shaves Prez Obama's Cool Points, "The President Is Like The Second Coolest Person In The World" [Audio]
August 3, 2011 7:45 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Jay-Z recently opened up about his relationship with United States President Barack Obama and how despite the nation leader's status, his cool factor falls slighly behind him.
August 3, 2011 7:00 AM
Newly signed Maybach Music Group artist DJ Scream has opened up about signing on the dotted line for rap star Rick Ross' growing empire and what their partnership ultimately means for the future.
Continue reading DJ Scream Ready To Ride Rick Ross' Maybach, "I Fit Right In".
August 3, 2011 12:00 AM
Two Of A Kind: Dipset's Jim Jones shows some fans love.
Photo taken from Jim Jones' Twitter
August 2, 2011 10:25 PM
Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame has once again found himself making headlines for another run-in with law enforcement after getting detained by Georgia police on a drug possession charge.
Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame Busted Again, Caught Driving W/ Mary Jane.
August 2, 2011 10:25 PM
While NFL legend Deion Sanders may be known for his track records on the field, the retired Atlanta Falcons football star recently told SOHH he is a huge fan of Grand Hustle's B.o.B..
August 2, 2011 5:15 PM
[With the new release of Sometime In New York City, Vol. 1 EP, Brooklyn-bred rapper Ciph Boogie gives you five reasons to pick up his latest project.]
August 2, 2011 5:10 PM
[SOHH highlights a newly-released single each week and offers a unique look at the song and its message. After Fred The Godson spoke on his "I'll Be Back" collabo, North Carolina emcee Big Pooh dissects why rap facade leaves many popular artists "Crying Broke".]
Continue reading Consequence f/ Big Pooh and Elzhi, "Crying Broke".
August 2, 2011 4:55 PM
Young Money star Drake recently opened up about his upcoming Take Care album and the sophomore project's new single, "Headlines."
August 2, 2011 4:25 PM
Latin star Jennifer Lopez finally opens up about her divorce from husband/artist Marc Anthony and discusses her past relationship with Diddy in the new issue of Vanity Fair magazine.
Continue reading J. Lo Breaks Silence On Divorce, Talks Diddy Relationship.
August 2, 2011 4:15 PM
[SOHH highlights a newly-released single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After Beanie Sigel explained his "B-Boy Stance", Queens rapper Noreaga talks bringing Lil Wayne into his world to bring his Pharrell collabo to a "Finito".]
Continue reading Noreaga f/ Lil' Wayne & Pharrell, "Finito".
August 2, 2011 3:50 PM
Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon is taking his life story to Hollywood by announcing plans to cast Goodie Mob's Cee-Lo Green as his father in an upcoming biopic.
Continue reading Raekwon Calls Cee-Lo Green Daddy, "He's Playing My Pops".
August 2, 2011 3:50 PM
[SOHH highlights a newly-released single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After Noreaga discussed the details behind his "Finito" track, Bronx MC Fred the Godson reflects on gaining his second wind to get in the studio with Jim Jones and Meek Mill to create "I'll Be Back"]
Continue reading Jim Jones f/ Fred The Godson and Meek Mill, "I'll Be Back".
August 2, 2011 3:30 PM
With the surge of rappers such as Jay-Z and Prodigy releasing their memoirs, SOHH decided to hit up Cash Money Content authors Jaquavis and Ashley Coleman about their take on hip-hop jumping into literature.
Continue reading "Rappers Penning Their Own Novels Is Giving People A Love For Reading".
August 2, 2011 1:00 PM
Rap mogul Diddy's son, Justin Combs, is reportedly catching the eyes of sports scouts across the country in hopes of recruiting his football talent to their college stadium.
Continue reading Diddy's Son Livin' Out Daddy's Dream, "I Deserve That Spot".
August 2, 2011 12:55 PM
Midwest rap veteran Tech N9ne has publicly challenged Nicki Minaj to a boobie count by claiming to have signed more breasts than the Young Money star.
August 2, 2011 12:49 PM
Roc Nation leader Jay-Z has opened up about what it takes to make it on his record label and why patience is a key necessity for the company's artist roster.
August 2, 2011 12:35 PM
As the 15th anniversary of Tupac Shakur's death approaches next month, Run-DMC's DMC has reflected on what the music mogul's legacy means to him.
Continue reading "2Pac Is A Genius Because He Could Curse Biggie Out In A Minute, But...".
August 2, 2011 10:55 AM
Sh*t just got real for Consequence. After declaring a one-man crusade against Kanye's squad, the unthinkable has happened: G.O.O.D. Music has finally fired a warning shot, and the gunman is Pusha T.
August 2, 2011 10:40 AM
G.O.O.D. Music affiliate Twista has weighed in on the current war of words from rapper Consequence to Grammy-winning artist Kanye West and why it is a lose-lose situation for all parties involved.
August 2, 2011 10:31 AM
Grammy-nominated singer The-Dream has announced plans to drop a new album at the end of the month, much to the displeasure of his record label, Def Jam.
Continue reading The-Dream Goes Up Against Def Jam, "They Are Trying To Stop It!".
August 2, 2011 12:15 AM
[One For All: This week, SOHH pays homage to New York hip-hop group Brand Nubian by featuring an entertainment personality to name who they feel is the most underrated lyricist in that set. After Mickey Factz named Killa Sin last week, Run-DMC's DMC crowns Grand Puba as SOHH Underrated.]
Continue reading "He's Like Andre 3000, Every Time He Kicks A Verse It's Never Wack".
August 2, 2011 12:10 AM
Continue reading Drake Gives The Tongue, Gets The Last Laugh On Everybody [Contest].
August 2, 2011 12:00 AM
How Many Licks: Young Money star Drake gets the last laugh.
Be sure to submit your witty narration in today's SOHH Cap Diss!
August 1, 2011 10:42 PM
Def Jam artist Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group empire has added a new passenger as the Miami boss now reveals his latest signee.
Continue reading Rick Ross Expands Maybach Music Group W/ New Signing.
August 1, 2011 5:43 PM
Odd Future frontman Tyler, the Creator has responded to speculation and rumors claiming he has signed on the dotted line to mega producer Pharrell Williams' new record label.
August 1, 2011 5:35 PM
Wu-Tang Clan's RZA has opened up about his contribution to the upcoming Watch the Throne album and revealed how Kanye West waved the Wu flag at him while working in China.
Continue reading Kanye West Fantasizes More RZA Production, "Send Some Of That Wu Sh*t".
August 1, 2011 5:15 PM
With the surge of duo albums dropping this summer ranging from Eminem and Royce Da 5'9's Hell: The Sequel and Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka Flame's Ferrari Boyz, SOHH hit up Daily Bread's Apollo Brown for his take on collaborative efforts.
Continue reading "Nobody Makes Albums Anymore, They Just Make Songs & Throw It On A Disc".
August 1, 2011 4:55 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Jay-Z has wasted no time allowing "inside sources" stir rumors about him beefing with fellow Throne member Kanye West and addressed the gossip in full.
Continue reading Jay-Z Burns Kanye West Beef Talk, "We Get On Each Other's Nerves But...".
August 1, 2011 4:35 PM
Rap mogul Diddy has capitalized off the current buzz surrounding R&B sensation Kelly Rowland by naming the former Destiny's Child member the face of a new fragrance, Empress.
Continue reading Diddy Finds His Motivation, Places Destiny In Kelly Rowland.
August 1, 2011 1:10 PM
After Foxy Brown was reportedly offered $2 million to appear on the cover of Playboy magazine, SOHH hit up former pin-up model Miss Tila to get her take on the racy opportunity.
Continue reading Foxy Brown Should Cash In Playboy's $2 Mil Offer, Says Miss Tila.
August 1, 2011 12:50 PM
With the NFL season nearly set for kick-off, Tennessee Titans star running back Chris Johnson decided to hit up SOHH and reveal his interest in making a run in the music industry.
Continue reading NFL Star Chris Johnson Tackles By Day, Gets "Flashy" By Night.
August 1, 2011 12:05 PM
Reggae dancehall singer Sean Kingston has decided to break his silence on surviving a near fatal jet ski crash last spring and discuss its aftermath in an exclusive interview this week.
Continue reading Sean Kingston Breaks Silence On Near Fatal Jet Ski Crash.
August 1, 2011 11:45 AM
Days before Grammy-winning rappers Kanye West and Jay-Z's Watch the Throne album hits stores, tensions between the two mega stars are reportedly flaring.
August 1, 2011 11:25 AM
Brooklyn rapper Lil Kim is rumored to have found a new label home as reports claim she is currently on the Universal Music Group artist roster.
Continue reading Lil Kim Seeks Universal Appeal, Spotted On UMG Roster.
August 1, 2011 11:05 AM
Young Money star Drake continues building up the hype surrounding his forthcoming Take Care sophomore album, revealing that fans will witness a very iconic guest feature on the album.
August 1, 2011 8:55 AM
Days after 21 year-old rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em made headlines for purchasing a $55 million private jet, leaked tax records show the Atlanta star owes nearly $30,000 to the government.
Continue reading Soulja Boy Can't Crank Dat Tax Man, Rapper Owes $26K.
August 1, 2011 8:34 AM
West Coast rapper Game has cleared up Twitter confusion after an ex-fan accused him of declaring himself anti-gay and disassociating himself from same sex lovers.
Continue reading Game Shuts Down Anti-Gay Gossip, "Never Once Said I Had A Problem".
Rah Digga Flips Modes To Flip Phones, "Hearing Battle Raps Can Remind People Of What A Real Lyricist Should Sound Like"
August 1, 2011 8:20 AM
Former Flipmode Squad member Rah Digga has decided to cash in on technology by launching a new phone application allowing users the ability to battle rap.
How Does An Artist Avoid The Sophomore Jinx? 3 Discs That Got It Right The Second Time Around. [Click Here & Speak]
August 1, 2011 7:35 AM
They say an artist spends their entire life making their first album. It makes sense if you think about it: Before that major (or minor) record deal, its possible that a rapper has notebooks full of material capturing their pain, joys and hunger with which they choose to share with the world.
August 1, 2011 12:00 AM
Bling Bling: 21 year-old rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em shows off his chain game.
Photo taken from Soujla Boy's Instagram