September 2011 Archives

Natalie Nunn Says Fabolous Keeps Firing Blanks, "He Wanted A Response & I Didn't Give It To Him"

September 30, 2011 11:30 PM

Reality television star Natalie Nunn has updated fans on her stance toward rapper Fabolous after getting caught in a public back-and-forth dispute earlier this year.

Continue reading Natalie Nunn Says Fabolous Keeps Firing Blanks, "He Wanted A Response & I Didn't Give It To Him" .

Drake Plots His "Headlines" Music Video Takeover

September 30, 2011 11:01 PM

Young Money's Drake has finally revealed when fans can anticipate a visual for his radio buzzing new Take Care lead-off single.

Continue reading Drake Plots His "Headlines" Music Video Takeover .

"The Second Cover The Guy Came Up W/ Was A F*cked Up Looking Crack Spot"

September 30, 2011 10:05 PM

[With the new release of his Raw Forever compilation album, rap veteran Cormega breaks down the story behind the project's cover art.]

Continue reading "The Second Cover The Guy Came Up W/ Was A F*cked Up Looking Crack Spot" .

Freeway Says Don't Count Out Dame Dash, "I Don't See How You Could Go From Dame Dash To Bootlegging Liquor"

September 30, 2011 9:00 PM

Former Roc-A-Fella Records artist Freeway has injected his input to Damon "Dame" Dash's publicized financial money and legal woes as of late.

Continue reading Freeway Says Don't Count Out Dame Dash, "I Don't See How You Could Go From Dame Dash To Bootlegging Liquor" .

Superhead Swallows Lil Wayne Wedding, Marriage Gossip

September 30, 2011 5:45 PM

Former video vixen Karrine "Superhead" Steffans has come forward to kill the gossip over  a rumored wedding ceremony between her and rap star Lil Wayne, stating that although she recently tied the knot, the "Martian" was not the one waiting for her at the altar.

Continue reading Superhead Swallows Lil Wayne Wedding, Marriage Gossip.

Jay-Z Stinks To Me, Says Beyonce

September 30, 2011 5:20 PM

Expectant mama Beyonce Knowles is experiencing the side effects of pregnancy as she now reveals that her husband Jay-Z's signature smell makes her sick.

Continue reading Jay-Z Stinks To Me, Says Beyonce .

Ray J K.O.'s Fabolous Fight, Victor Ortiz Collabo Rumors [Audio]

September 30, 2011 4:05 PM

R&B singer Ray J has stepped forward to offer some final words on his melee with Brooklyn rapper Fabolous earlier this month and dismissed claims that is collaborating on a record with professional boxer Victor Ortiz.

Continue reading Ray J K.O.'s Fabolous Fight, Victor Ortiz Collabo Rumors [Audio] .

Styles P & Sheek Louch Protect Wu-Tang's Neck, "It's Like, 'I'm F*cking Working W/ This N*gga?'"

September 30, 2011 3:15 PM

The LOX's Styles P and Sheek Louch have provided updates on their forthcoming D-Block meets Wu-Tang Clan collaboration LP, Wu-Block.

Continue reading Styles P & Sheek Louch Protect Wu-Tang's Neck, "It's Like, 'I'm F*cking Working W/ This N*gga?'" .

"If MySpace Would Have Hired Me, Their Site Would Have Never Died"

September 30, 2011 1:35 PM

In light of MySpace co-founder Tom Anderson revealing his disinterest in the once-dominant  social networking site, SOHH recently spoke to the site's former most popular artist Miss Tila, about its decline.

Continue reading "If MySpace Would Have Hired Me, Their Site Would Have Never Died" .

"There's A Lotta Underrated People, But It's Just About Timing"

September 30, 2011 1:05 PM

North Carolina spitter J. Cole took some time from his hectic schedule to share his thoughts about Brick Squad rapper Waka Flocka Flame naming Cole as one of the most underrated MC's in the game.

Continue reading "There's A Lotta Underrated People, But It's Just About Timing".

Amber Rose Gasses Up Funkmaster Flex Beef, 50 Cent Tells Lil Wayne Game Over, J. Cole's Star Is Born

September 30, 2011 12:25 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we figure out if Amber Rose is really upset or just using Funkmaster Flex for promo, watch 50 Cent's pitiful resort to get his buzz back up, use caution while watching J. Cole glow and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Amber Rose Gasses Up Funkmaster Flex Beef, 50 Cent Tells Lil Wayne Game Over, J. Cole's Star Is Born.

DJ Drama Expects Justin Bieber To Go Dirty, "How Many Young Men Do You Know Who Have Not Cursed?"

September 30, 2011 12:10 PM

After recent speculation of them working together in the studio emerged online, SOHH hit up DJ Drama to find out what's going on between him and pop sensation Justin Bieber.

Continue reading DJ Drama Expects Justin Bieber To Go Dirty, "How Many Young Men Do You Know Who Have Not Cursed?" .

Kreayshawn Pencils In Debut Deadline, "I Don't Want To Be Known Just For 'Gucci Gucci' "

September 30, 2011 11:25 AM

West Coast rap newcomer Kreayshawn is hoping to send fans into 2012 with her album in their hands, as she's announced her plan to drop it by the end of this year.

Continue reading Kreayshawn Pencils In Debut Deadline, "I Don't Want To Be Known Just For 'Gucci Gucci' " .

"People Say Kanye Made Me Famous, I Don't Feel That Way"

September 30, 2011 11:05 AM

Video vixen Amber Rose has opened up about her past relationship with rap star Kanye West and dismissed the often-suggested idea that he launched her into fame.

Continue reading "People Say Kanye Made Me Famous, I Don't Feel That Way" .

Wiz Khalifa Rolls Up His Morning Routine, "I Am Guilty Of Smoking Before Brushing" [Video]

September 30, 2011 8:48 AM

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa recently detailed his typical morning routine and confessed to having a habitual smoking procedure upon hopping out of bed.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Rolls Up His Morning Routine, "I Am Guilty Of Smoking Before Brushing" [Video] .

Snoop Dogg Puts His Mind On The Money, Settles $476K Tax Debt

September 30, 2011 8:05 AM

West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg can loosen up a bit more these days after recently settlng a nearly $500,000 tax debt to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Continue reading Snoop Dogg Puts His Mind On The Money, Settles $476K Tax Debt .

50 Took A Shot At Lil Wayne: Is The Young Money Boss Built For War? [Click Here & Speak]

September 30, 2011 12:05 AM

50 Cent is like's rap super villian: He just isn't as interesting without someone to wage war against. Whether it's Ja Rule or Kanye West, Fif's beefs (real or orchestrated) always ensure his name will remain in the news when his latest music isn't enough.

Continue reading 50 Took A Shot At Lil Wayne: Is The Young Money Boss Built For War? [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: Game Gets Surrounded By Fans

September 30, 2011 12:00 AM

Girls, Girls, Girls: West Coast rapper Game gets surrounded by tons of lady fans.

Photo taken from Game's Twitter

"Don't Try To Be A Wh*re Or Act Like You're Going To Bust A Cap In Somebody"

September 29, 2011 10:46 PM

West Coast rapper Somaya Reece has updated fans hoping to catch another glimpse of her on the small screen by revealing plans to make a return for next season's "Love & Hip-Hop" reality series.

Continue reading "Don't Try To Be A Wh*re Or Act Like You're Going To Bust A Cap In Somebody" .

UPDATE: Game Strikes Back At 50 Cent, "I'm Killin' Yo 'Planet Of The Apes' Face Havin A** N*gga"

September 29, 2011 10:21 PM

West Coast rapper Game has responded to 50 Cent's new "Love, Hate, Love" subliminal diss record by promising to address his former G-Unit boss on his own track.

Continue reading UPDATE: Game Strikes Back At 50 Cent, "I'm Killin' Yo 'Planet Of The Apes' Face Havin A** N*gga" .

"It's Nobody Nicer Than Me In New York, I'm The King" [Video]

September 29, 2011 5:55 PM

Brooklyn rapper Papoose has never been afraid to boast about his lyrical skills, but has now taken the braggadocio a step further by crowing himself as the king of New York hip-hop.

Continue reading "It's Nobody Nicer Than Me In New York, I'm The King" [Video].

The Mother Of Hip-Hop Dies, "[She Was] A Black Woman Putting Rap Records On The Map"

September 29, 2011 4:55 PM

Music pioneer Sylvia Robinson, widely known for upstarting the record label that produced the iconic song "Rapper's Delight", passed away this week at the age of 76.

Continue reading The Mother Of Hip-Hop Dies, "[She Was] A Black Woman Putting Rap Records On The Map".

Juelz Santana Addresses Lil Wayne "Can't Feel My Face" LP Delay

September 29, 2011 4:40 PM

Dipset's Juelz Santana has stepped forward to address recent speculation that his I Can't Feel My Face joint LP alongside Lil Wayne is geared up for release.

Continue reading Juelz Santana Addresses Lil Wayne "Can't Feel My Face" LP Delay.

Lil Wayne Puts Drake Under Him, "It Would Be Impossible For It To Be Competition, I'm The Guy's Boss"

September 29, 2011 4:15 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne covers the new issue of VIBE Magazine and speaks on the success that his Young Money label's break out star, Drake, has received throughout his career.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Puts Drake Under Him, "It Would Be Impossible For It To Be Competition, I'm The Guy's Boss" .

50 Cent Fires Shots At Lil Wayne & Game W/ "Love, Hate, Love" Track [Audio]

September 29, 2011 12:45 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent appears to be back in competition mode as a new track called "Love, Hate, Love" takes aim at rappers Lil Wayne and former Unit member Game.

Continue reading 50 Cent Fires Shots At Lil Wayne & Game W/ "Love, Hate, Love" Track [Audio].

Lil Eazy E Says Like Father Like Son, "Who Better To Play Him In The N.W.A. Days?"

September 29, 2011 12:35 PM

West Coast rapper Lil Eazy-E, son to late West Coast legend Eazy-E, has revealed an interest in portraying his father in an upcoming N.W.A. biopic.

Continue reading Lil Eazy E Says Like Father Like Son, "Who Better To Play Him In The N.W.A. Days?" .

UPDATE: Amber Rose Apologizes For Funkmaster Flex Rant, "I Shouldn't Have Been So Quick To Judge"

September 29, 2011 12:20 PM

Video vixen Amber Rose is looking to patch things up with New York's Hot 97 radio host Funkmaster Flex after publicly calling him out during an interview this week.

Continue reading UPDATE: Amber Rose Apologizes For Funkmaster Flex Rant, "I Shouldn't Have Been So Quick To Judge".

T.I. Finally Gets Uncaged, The "King" Released From Halfway House

September 29, 2011 12:00 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. has finally become a freed man after getting released from an Atlanta halfway house Thursday (September 29) morning.

Continue reading T.I. Finally Gets Uncaged, The "King" Released From Halfway House .

Angela Simmons Defends Her Nude PETA Campaign [Video]

September 29, 2011 9:25 AM

Reality television star Angela Simmons, daughter to hip-hop pioneer Rev Run, has stepped forward to defend her decision to pose nude for PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals).

Continue reading Angela Simmons Defends Her Nude PETA Campaign [Video].

Foxy Brown's Brother Gets Thrown In The Slammer, Headed To Prison Over Credit Card Scam

September 29, 2011 9:14 AM

Brooklyn rapper Foxy Brown's brother, Gavin Marchand, has reportedly been sentenced to nearly three years behind bars after getting convicted for illegal use of credit cards.

Continue reading Foxy Brown's Brother Gets Thrown In The Slammer, Headed To Prison Over Credit Card Scam .

Rick Ross Hits 4-1-1 For 'God Forgives, I Don't' LP, "He's The Truth"

September 29, 2011 9:05 AM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross has dialed up R&B veteran Mary J. Blige for some assistance toward his upcoming God Forgives, I Don't LP currently in the works.

Continue reading Rick Ross Hits 4-1-1 For 'God Forgives, I Don't' LP, "He's The Truth" .

Lil Wayne Gets Remixed By Justin Bieber For 29th B-Day [Audio]

September 29, 2011 8:49 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has receieved some birthday love this week courtesy of 17 year-old singer Justin Bieber's new "How to Love" remix.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Gets Remixed By Justin Bieber For 29th B-Day [Audio].

Game Pulls The Plug On Social Networking, "I Deleted My Twitter"

September 29, 2011 8:32 AM

West Coast rapper Game appears to be done with social networking as his Twitter page has diminished with a single message saying he deleted it.

Continue reading Game Pulls The Plug On Social Networking, "I Deleted My Twitter" .

"Scarface Once Said He Was One Of His Favorites"

September 29, 2011 12:15 AM

[Mega Man: This week, SOHH celebrates the release of Cormega's new Raw Forever compilation release by featuring artists who boast a connection or maintain appreciation for the ex-Firm member. After the Cool Kids gave Corey the title earlier this week, Cormega comes through and crowns Kool G Rap SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "Scarface Once Said He Was One Of His Favorites".

Sound Off: What North Carolina Album Reigned Supreme This Week? [Click Here & Speak]

September 29, 2011 12:00 AM

North Carolina's big three albums have crash landed into stores, as Phonte, 9th Wonder and J. Cole's projects are now officially ready and waiting to be heard by the masses.

Continue reading Sound Off: What North Carolina Album Reigned Supreme This Week? [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: French Montana & Fat Joe Rep The BX

September 29, 2011 12:00 AM

Bronx Bombers: French Montana and Fat Joe keep the party going at Pepsi Co's Bronx Flavor Concert.

Photo submitted by The RDPR Group

B.o.B. Heads For the Clouds, Gets "Strange" On Sophomore LP

September 28, 2011 10:36 PM

Grand Hustle rapper B.o.B. has finally revealed the title of his upcoming follow-up to last year's Adventures of Bobby Ray debut album.

Continue reading B.o.B. Heads For the Clouds, Gets "Strange" On Sophomore LP .

Mobb Deep Sniff Out 'Black Cocaine' Artwork, "They Brought My Thoughts To Life"

September 28, 2011 10:11 PM

Mobb Deep's Prodigy has unveiled the cover art to his and Havoc's upcoming Black Cocaine EP retail project and credited Sony's RED distribution for helping draw out his thoughts.

Continue reading Mobb Deep Sniff Out 'Black Cocaine' Artwork, "They Brought My Thoughts To Life" .

Cormega Reacts To Cool Kids' Co-Sign, "I'm One Of The Most Underrated Artists. Ever."

September 28, 2011 10:05 PM

After rap duo The Cool Kids named hip-hop veteran Cormega their pick for SOHH Underrated, the Queensbridge, New York emcee has hit up SOHH to share his reaction to the accolade.

Continue reading Cormega Reacts To Cool Kids' Co-Sign, "I'm One Of The Most Underrated Artists. Ever." .

G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T On Rap Grindin' Out Mixed Fans, "The Shift Came Along W/ The Internet & Blog Culture"

September 28, 2011 10:00 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T recently opened up about his perspective on hip-hop turning out a diverse collective of fans from different backgrounds and environments.

Continue reading G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T On Rap Grindin' Out Mixed Fans, "The Shift Came Along W/ The Internet & Blog Culture" .

Amber Rose Waxes Funkmaster Flex, "He's An A**hole, He's Just Ignorant In Every Single Way Possible" [Video]

September 28, 2011 5:39 PM

Video vixen Amber Rose has lashed back at past criticism shot her way from New York's Hot 97 radio veteran Funkmaster Flex and labeled him a brown noser.

Continue reading Amber Rose Waxes Funkmaster Flex, "He's An A**hole, He's Just Ignorant In Every Single Way Possible" [Video].

'Dunc & Toine Makin' Dollas': "I Can't Be 'Young Killer' After 10 Years..."

September 28, 2011 5:35 PM

[With this week's release of their Dunc & Toine Makin' Dollas album, DTMD's Toine gives you his top five reasons to dunk this long-awaited debut into your collection.]

Continue reading 'Dunc & Toine Makin' Dollas': "I Can't Be 'Young Killer' After 10 Years...".

J. Cole's "Sideline Story" First Week Sales Projections Revealed

September 28, 2011 5:18 PM

Roc Nation rapper J. Cole's Cole World: The Sideline Story is set to do big numbers for hip-hop mogul Jay-Z's label with first-week projections up to 250,000 sold copies.

Continue reading J. Cole's "Sideline Story" First Week Sales Projections Revealed .

"Even The Notorious B.I.G. Rapped About Weed & Nobody Called Him A Weed Rapper"

September 28, 2011 4:10 PM

With emcees like Curren$y and Wiz Khalifa recently speaking out against the "weed rapper" stereotype, rapper Smoke DZA, known for his marijuana references, hit SOHH with his opinion on the label.

Continue reading "Even The Notorious B.I.G. Rapped About Weed & Nobody Called Him A Weed Rapper" .

"I Want The Rick Ross Experience, To Go Into His World..."

September 28, 2011 3:30 PM

Producer 9th Wonder, who's latest album, The Wonder Years arrived in stores yesterday, took some time to speak with SOHH about the inner workings of a great album.

Continue reading "I Want The Rick Ross Experience, To Go Into His World...".

"Lil Wayne, Who Owns The Market, Supporting Me, Is Really Exciting..."

September 28, 2011 12:50 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne continues to demonstrate his vast, musical range by teaming up with pop star Joe Jonas of the Jonas Brothers band for a collaboration.

Continue reading "Lil Wayne, Who Owns The Market, Supporting Me, Is Really Exciting...".

Lil Wayne Hangs Tight In Top 5, Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse's Duet Takes Over, LMFAO Strike Back Onto The Chart

September 28, 2011 12:25 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, music veteran Tony Bennett takes over his competition, Lil Wayne keeps a firm grasp on the No. 5 slot and LMFAO make another run for the chart.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Hangs Tight In Top 5, Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse's Duet Takes Over, LMFAO Strike Back Onto The Chart .

Suge Knight Doc Greenlighted By Showtime, Tupac Biopic Director Hops Aboard

September 28, 2011 12:00 PM

Premium cable channel Showtime has reportedly agreed to feature an upcoming documentary based on the life of former Death Row Records owner Marion "Suge" Knight, directed by from Antoine Fuqua.

Continue reading Suge Knight Doc Greenlighted By Showtime, Tupac Biopic Director Hops Aboard .

J. Cole Breaks Silence On Jay-Z/Lil Wayne Feud, "It's A Jab-Throwing Sport"

September 28, 2011 11:50 AM

Roc Nation's J. Cole has stepped forward to weigh in on the tension brewing between Young Money leader Lil Wayne and his Roc Nation boss Jay-Z as heard on recent diss tracks.

Continue reading J. Cole Breaks Silence On Jay-Z/Lil Wayne Feud, "It's A Jab-Throwing Sport" .

Big Sean Shows Off His Big Willy, Alleged Nude Pic Hits The Internet

September 28, 2011 11:10 AM

G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean appears to have suffered the same demise as his mentor Kanye West as he becomes the latest celebrity to allegedly have his nude photos leaked online.

Continue reading Big Sean Shows Off His Big Willy, Alleged Nude Pic Hits The Internet .

Odd Future's Hodgy Beats GG-GG-Gets W/ The Unit, "In This B*tch W/ Yayo"

September 28, 2011 9:59 AM

Odd Future's Hodgy Beats is expanding the group's resume by linking up with G-Unit's Tony Yayo for a studio session.

Continue reading Odd Future's Hodgy Beats GG-GG-Gets W/ The Unit, "In This B*tch W/ Yayo" .

Myspace Co-Founder Defends Ditching Site For Facebook, "Like Most Of You, I Don't Like Using It Anymore"

September 28, 2011 9:34 AM

Myspace co-founder Tom Anderson has broken his silence on no longer owning the mega social networking website and why he feels it has fallen off in recent years.

Continue reading Myspace Co-Founder Defends Ditching Site For Facebook, "Like Most Of You, I Don't Like Using It Anymore" .

What Kind Of First-Week Numbers Do You Expect J. Cole's Debut To Put Up? [Click Here & Speak]

September 28, 2011 12:00 AM

Leaks aside, yesterday was a big day for rhymer J. Cole as his debut album, Cole World officially went up for sale. So far reviews have been good, as chatter of the release made its way around the Web for much of the day.

Continue reading What Kind Of First-Week Numbers Do You Expect J. Cole's Debut To Put Up? [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: J. Cole Gets Caught Up In The Moment

September 28, 2011 12:00 AM

Moment of Silence: Roc Nation's J. Cole gets lost in the moment during a concert.

Photo submitted by Onaome Mukoro Photography

"With Lil Wayne, He Didn't Go Too Much Out Of His Range"

September 27, 2011 10:05 PM

After Grand Hustle's B.o.B. raised eyebrows last month revealing an aim to produce a country album, Tha Carter IV contributing producer Willy Will has weighed in.

Continue reading "With Lil Wayne, He Didn't Go Too Much Out Of His Range" .

Common Explains Uncovering Erykah Badu, Serena Williams Romances

September 27, 2011 5:25 PM

Rapper-turned-actor Common has come forward to stand by his decision to unveil the personal details behind his romantic relationships in the past, most notably with singer Erykah Badu and tennis superstar Serena Williams, in an autobiography set for release.

Continue reading Common Explains Uncovering Erykah Badu, Serena Williams Romances .

"The Most Evil Element In Hip-Hop Would Have To Be..."

September 27, 2011 5:00 PM

With his Devil's Playground debut album finally in stores, New York rapper Notar gives SOHH his opinion on what are hip-hop's biggest weaknesses.

Continue reading "The Most Evil Element In Hip-Hop Would Have To Be..." .

5 Lady Outfits Lil Wayne Should Rock Next (It's Deeper Than Jeggings...)

September 27, 2011 5:00 PM

Weezy F. Baby. And the F is for fashionista. Ever since Lil Wayne sashayed across the Video Music Awards stage this year rocking leopard-print jeggings, the hip-hop world has been waiting to see what the self-proclaimed "Greatest Rapper Alive" may pull out the closet next.

So in honor of Tunechi's 29th birthday and this sudden affliction toward women's pants, we've put together a list of fall fashion ideas that may be right up his alley [pause].

Continue reading 5 Lady Outfits Lil Wayne Should Rock Next (It's Deeper Than Jeggings...).

Ray J Tag Teams W/ Floyd Mayweather's Sucker Punch Victim [Audio]

September 27, 2011 4:30 PM

R&B singer Ray J has reportedly teamed with professional boxer Victor Ortiz, who lost a fight against undefeated champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. earlier this month, for a new track called "Baddest Girl."

Continue reading Ray J Tag Teams W/ Floyd Mayweather's Sucker Punch Victim [Audio].

"I Was Like, 'Watch This Be The Song Jay-Z Gets On"

September 27, 2011 4:15 PM

[SOHH highlights a single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After rap veteran Cormega showed Boricua love to late rapper Big Pun, J. Cole explains why Jay-Z chose to shine on his "Mr. Nice Watch" track.]

Continue reading "I Was Like, 'Watch This Be The Song Jay-Z Gets On".

Lil Wayne & Kanye West's Cross Dressing Examined, "It's Acceptable If You're Not Wearing A Pair Of Heels W/ It"

September 27, 2011 3:20 PM

With the recent trend of rap stars like Lil Wayne and Kanye West getting slammed for rocking women's attire in public, a few fashion experts have now weighed in on hip-hop's latest, puzzling hip-hop trend.

Continue reading Lil Wayne & Kanye West's Cross Dressing Examined, "It's Acceptable If You're Not Wearing A Pair Of Heels W/ It" .

Phonte, "Charity Starts at Home"

September 27, 2011 2:25 PM

Former Little Brother lyricist Phonte goes solo on his latest project, as his album Charity Starts at Home is now available for retail.

Continue reading Phonte, "Charity Starts at Home".

Pusha T Freestyle Sparks Drake Beef Speculation, "N*ggas On Their Sophomore Actin' Like They Boss Lords" [Audio]

September 27, 2011 1:30 PM

G.O.O.D. Music rapper Pusha T has ruffled the feathers of bloggers across the globe this week with the new release of a freestyle called "Don't F*ck With Me", allegedly aimed at Young Money's Drake.

Continue reading Pusha T Freestyle Sparks Drake Beef Speculation, "N*ggas On Their Sophomore Actin' Like They Boss Lords" [Audio] .

9th Wonder, "The Wonder Years"

September 27, 2011 12:55 PM

As the Tarheel State continues to dominate this week's new hip-hop releases, North Carolina beatsmith 9th Wonder offers up his latest album The Wonder Years, to retail outlets today.

Continue reading 9th Wonder, "The Wonder Years".

Petey Pablo Can't Raise Up Over Gun Charge, Slapped W/ Prison Time

September 27, 2011 12:30 PM

Southern rapper Petey Pablo has reportedly been sentenced to nearly three years behind bars after pleading guilty to gun possession at a North Carolina airport last spring.

Continue reading Petey Pablo Can't Raise Up Over Gun Charge, Slapped W/ Prison Time .

J. Cole Defends Debut LP Roc-ky Setbacks, "You're Going To Have A Lot Of Opinions" [Video]

September 27, 2011 11:25 AM

Roc Nation's J. Cole recently explained the many delays that impeded the release of his debut album, Cole World: The Sideline Story, and why he did not force out the project prematurely.

Continue reading J. Cole Defends Debut LP Roc-ky Setbacks, "You're Going To Have A Lot Of Opinions" [Video] .

J.Cole, "Cole World: The Sideline Story"

September 27, 2011 10:07 AM

The wait is over. Young Simba finally gets a chance to shine as the highly anticipated debut from Roc Nation MC J. Cole arrives in stores today.

Continue reading J.Cole, "Cole World: The Sideline Story" .

"He Was The Nas Before Nas Was Even Nas"

September 27, 2011 12:15 AM

[Mega Man: This week, SOHH celebrates the release of Cormega's new Raw Forever compilation release by featuring artists who boast a connection or maintain appreciation for the ex-Firm member. After Yo Gotti gave Young Jeezy the title last week, The Cool Kids' Mikey Rocks and Chuck Inglish collectively crown the Queensbridge, rapper as SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He Was The Nas Before Nas Was Even Nas".

50 Cent Heads To Muppetville For Next Possible G-Unit Signing?

September 27, 2011 12:10 AM

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

Continue reading 50 Cent Heads To Muppetville For Next Possible G-Unit Signing? .

"I Didn't Change My Verse B/C I Didn't Want To Outshine Big Pun's Son"

September 27, 2011 12:10 AM

[SOHH highlights a single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After actor/singer Jason Weaver spoke on making waves with black music, rap veteran Cormega shows Boricua love to late rapper Big Pun's son on their "Get It In" remix.]

Continue reading "I Didn't Change My Verse B/C I Didn't Want To Outshine Big Pun's Son" .

What MC Should Start A Sports Franchise? 3 Rappers Who Should Cop A Team [Click Here & Speak]

September 27, 2011 12:05 AM

Sports and Hip-hop have long shared an odd connection: Deion Sanders had a (thankfully) brief stint on the mic, as did NBA star Shaquille O' Neal. And who could forget when No Limit head honcho Master P was in the NBA. Talk about hoop dreams.

Continue reading What MC Should Start A Sports Franchise? 3 Rappers Who Should Cop A Team [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: 50 Cent Meets A Muppet Or New G-Unit Signing? (Cap Diss)

September 27, 2011 12:00 AM

If You Were My Best Friend: 50 Cent makes a new acquaintance.

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

Nicki Minaj Plots Roman's Next Revenge, "[They're] Gonna Get Their Life & Then Some"

September 26, 2011 5:50 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj may have kept a tight lid over the follow-up to last year's Pink Friday debut, but the New York rapper has decide to let loose on what her fans can anticipate on her sophomore effort.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Plots Roman's Next Revenge, "[They're] Gonna Get Their Life & Then Some".

Drake Follows In Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne's Footsteps

September 26, 2011 5:42 PM

Young Money's Drake is following in the footsteps of labelmates Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne by landing a scheduled October performance on televised sketch comedy show "Saturday Night Live."

Continue reading Drake Follows In Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne's Footsteps.

Willow Smith Nearly Done Whippin' Up Her Roc Nation Debut

September 26, 2011 5:25 PM

Roc Nation's Willow Smith, daughter of powerhouse couple Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith, is reportedly placing the finishing touches on her upcoming debut album.

Continue reading Willow Smith Nearly Done Whippin' Up Her Roc Nation Debut .

Fabolous Issues Firm Underrated Co-Sign, "He's One Of The Lyricists I Feel Doesn't Get A Lot Of Recognition"

September 26, 2011 3:30 PM

Brooklyn rapper Fabolous recently gave props to fellow borough rhyme spitter and hip-hop veteran, AZ, citing his flow plus witty wordplay as assets for any successor emcees to admire.

Continue reading Fabolous Issues Firm Underrated Co-Sign, "He's One Of The Lyricists I Feel Doesn't Get A Lot Of Recognition" .

"I Have One Rule On My Set & That's That Nobody Is Allowed To Yell At Anybody"

September 26, 2011 3:10 PM

[With the recent DVD release of his 35 & Ticking film, on-air personality Russ Parr speaks on transforming from a renowned radio veteran to an established Hollywood director.]

Continue reading "I Have One Rule On My Set & That's That Nobody Is Allowed To Yell At Anybody" .

"Raw Forever": "I've Never Disappointed My Fans"

September 26, 2011 2:50 PM

[With the new Raw Forever compilation album set to drop tomorrow, rap veteran Cormega gives you five reasons why you need this record in your playlist.]

Continue reading "Raw Forever": "I've Never Disappointed My Fans".

DJ Drama On T.I.'s Return, "The Homie Had To Take Another Little Hiatus But We're Past That"

September 26, 2011 12:35 PM

With T.I. just days away from completing his sentence at a halfway house, SOHH hit up Grand Hustle's DJ Drama to see how it feels to work with the "King of the South" once again.

Continue reading DJ Drama On T.I.'s Return, "The Homie Had To Take Another Little Hiatus But We're Past That" .

J. Cole Reveals His Top 5 Fave Rappers, "Dead Or Alive, You Gotta Start With..." [Video]

September 26, 2011 11:50 AM

Roc Nation's J. Cole has revealed his top five favorite rappers of all time, ranging from late lyricist Tupac Shakur to more modern emcees like OutKast's Andre 3000.

Continue reading J. Cole Reveals His Top 5 Fave Rappers, "Dead Or Alive, You Gotta Start With..." [Video] .

Remy Ma Sings The Jailhouse Blues, "It Hits [My Kids] Hard. I Start Crying"

September 26, 2011 11:45 AM

Incarcerated rapper Remy Ma has described her experience behind bars for a 2007 crime and how difficult it has been not getting to spend time watching her kids grow up.

Continue reading Remy Ma Sings The Jailhouse Blues, "It Hits [My Kids] Hard. I Start Crying" .

Jay-Z Makes The NJ Nets Say Hello Brooklyn, "We've Decided The Final Name Would Be..."

September 26, 2011 11:05 AM

Entertainment mogul and sports co-owner Jay-Z has announced plans to rename NBA basketball team New Jersey Nets once they relocate to Brooklyn, New York next year.

Continue reading Jay-Z Makes The NJ Nets Say Hello Brooklyn, "We've Decided The Final Name Would Be..." .

Dr. Dre's Coloring 'Detox' W/ Shades Of R.E.D., Says Game

September 26, 2011 9:12 AM

West Coast rapper Game opens up about his close knit relationship alongside Dr. Dre and how they exchanged a few records for their respective albums in the new October issue of XXL Magazine.

Continue reading Dr. Dre's Coloring 'Detox' W/ Shades Of R.E.D., Says Game .

J. Cole Looks To Roc The World, "If One Thing I Want Them To Get From It, It's 'This N*gga's Not F*ckin' Around'"

September 26, 2011 8:50 AM

On the brink of release for his long-awaited Roc Nation debut, Cole World: The Sideline Story, rapper J. Cole opens up about what he hopes people take away from the new LP.

Continue reading J. Cole Looks To Roc The World, "If One Thing I Want Them To Get From It, It's 'This N*gga's Not F*ckin' Around'" .

9th Wonder, Phonte and Cole -- Is N.C. Next Up to Blow? [Click Here & Speak]

September 26, 2011 12:05 AM

Pretty big week for the NC State: This Tuesday, not one but three names in Hip-hop are releasing albums, as RocNation spitter J. Cole, puts his debut up against solo releases from ex-Little Brother cohorts 9th Wonder and Phonte

Continue reading 9th Wonder, Phonte and Cole -- Is N.C. Next Up to Blow? [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: Mobb Deep's Havoc & Prodigy Link Up

September 26, 2011 12:02 AM

Blood Brothers: Mobb Deep's Havoc and Prodigy pose for a Kodak moment.

Photo taken from Havoc's Twitter

Jimmy Henchman Indicted On More Federal Charges, Hires "High-Powered" Attorney

September 25, 2011 8:54 PM

Incarcerated music executive Jimmy "Henchman" Rosemond is once again making headlines as new reports claim he has been indicted on additional federal charges following a recent drug ring accusation.

Continue reading Jimmy Henchman Indicted On More Federal Charges, Hires "High-Powered" Attorney .

Prodigy & Havoc Cooking Up "Cocaine" For Black Friday, Says Alchemist

September 25, 2011 6:12 PM

Mobb Deep's Prodigy and Havoc are reportedly titling their upcoming EP, slated to drop this November, Black Cocaine according to the duo's close associate/producer Alchemist.

Continue reading Prodigy & Havoc Cooking Up "Cocaine" For Black Friday, Says Alchemist .

"I Never Felt White. I Don't Know What That Feels Like"

September 25, 2011 12:05 PM

Roc Nation's J. Cole opens up about having bi-racial parents and how despite being half White, he has never fully felt a part of Caucasian descent in the new XXL Magazine.

Continue reading "I Never Felt White. I Don't Know What That Feels Like" .

Game Says Hello To All His Haters, "When People Say You Fell Off, They Don't Know That..." [Video]

September 25, 2011 9:59 AM

West Coast rapper Game has taken on his critics and so-called "haters" by reminding them his life is much bigger than the rap game.

Continue reading Game Says Hello To All His Haters, "When People Say You Fell Off, They Don't Know That..." [Video] .

"Drake Is A Very Emotional Rapper, Bordering R&B Melodrama & Was A Child Actor"

September 25, 2011 9:46 AM

Young Money's Drake has become the center of attention for Twitter taunting, prompting a few analysts to find out why the rapper/singer gets poked fun of so often.

Continue reading "Drake Is A Very Emotional Rapper, Bordering R&B Melodrama & Was A Child Actor" .

Kreayshawn Describes Her Rap Backup Plans, "I'm [Also] A Model, DJ & A Professional B*tch Snatcher" [Video]

September 25, 2011 9:17 AM

West Coast rapper Kreayshawn has detailed some of her backup plans if a run in the rap game does not work out, revealing multiple non-music talents she embodies.

Continue reading Kreayshawn Describes Her Rap Backup Plans, "I'm [Also] A Model, DJ & A Professional B*tch Snatcher" [Video] .

Jay-Z's Former Rap Nemesis Entangled In Speculated Hollywood Mansion Scam [Video]

September 25, 2011 8:47 AM

Former Jay-Z rap nemesis and Def Jam artist Jayo Felony has made headlines over the past few days for being accused of occupying a Hollywood home without permission.

Continue reading Jay-Z's Former Rap Nemesis Entangled In Speculated Hollywood Mansion Scam [Video] .

Photo of the Day: Red Cafe Hits The NYC Streets

September 25, 2011 12:00 AM

In A New York Minute: Bad Boy Records' Red Cafe embraces the night life.

Photo taken from Red Cafe's Twitter

"No I.D., Kanye, Pharrell [All] Helped Me Transition From Being A Mixtape Artist" [Video]

September 24, 2011 11:32 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean recently opened up about maturing from his underground days to reaching mainstream success courtesy of mentors like Kanye West and Pharrell Williams.

Continue reading "No I.D., Kanye, Pharrell [All] Helped Me Transition From Being A Mixtape Artist" [Video] .

Fat Joe Orders Up "Another Round" Just For The Sexy Ladies

September 24, 2011 11:04 PM

Terror Squad leader Fat Joe recently opened up about his upcoming untitled studio album and revealed plans to drop its first single in the weeks to come.

Continue reading Fat Joe Orders Up "Another Round" Just For The Sexy Ladies .

Diddy Finally Set To Let Red Cafe Be A Bad Boy, "I'm Just Ready To Go"

September 24, 2011 11:55 AM

Bad Boy Records' CEO Diddy appears set to release his artist Red Cafe's long-awaited Shakedown debut album as the project is slated to hit store shelves this winter.

Continue reading Diddy Finally Set To Let Red Cafe Be A Bad Boy, "I'm Just Ready To Go" .

Drake Reveals 'Take Care' Album Cover, "Feels Like It's Been So Long"

September 24, 2011 11:39 AM

Young Money's Drake decided to get one up on the blogosphere by deciding to unveil the artwork to his upcoming Take Care sophomore album instead of letting it leak online.

Continue reading Drake Reveals 'Take Care' Album Cover, "Feels Like It's Been So Long" .

Mobb Deep, Slick Rick, Wu-Tang Clan, Dipset & Black Moon Plot 5-Borough NYC Takeover

September 24, 2011 11:09 AM

Rap veterans Mobb Deep, Slick Rick, Wu-Tang Clan, Dipset and Black Moon have come together to invade their respective New York City boroughs beginning tomorrow (September 25) to perform their classic albums.

Continue reading Mobb Deep, Slick Rick, Wu-Tang Clan, Dipset & Black Moon Plot 5-Borough NYC Takeover .

T.I.'s First Post-Jail Record Release Revealed, "He's In The Halfway House [But] He's Still Allowed To Work"

September 24, 2011 10:45 AM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. appears to be anxious to complete the rest of his probation violation sentence in a halfway house by having a new post-jail record slated to drop within 48 hours.

Continue reading T.I.'s First Post-Jail Record Release Revealed, "He's In The Halfway House [But] He's Still Allowed To Work" .

Odd Future Pull Off Unexpected Prank W/ First Official Signing [Audio]

September 24, 2011 10:25 AM

Odd Future had the Internet going nuts heading into the weekend by announcing an unexpected signing of their first official artist named Young Ni**a.

Continue reading Odd Future Pull Off Unexpected Prank W/ First Official Signing [Audio].

Photo of the Day: Ray J Shows Off His Best Buddy

September 24, 2011 12:00 AM

If I Was Your Best Friend: R&B singer Ray J shows off a loyal companion.

Photo taken from Ray J's Twitter

Young Money Compilation Follow-Up In Works, Says Mack Maine

September 23, 2011 10:00 PM

Fans who loved 2009's We Are Young Money compilation album can expect to hear Lil Wayne, Drake and Nicki Minaj all together once again for a follow-up.

Continue reading Young Money Compilation Follow-Up In Works, Says Mack Maine.

Ray J Swung Loso's Way, Fabolous Sports Visible Injury At Vegas Concert [Video]

September 23, 2011 5:55 PM

Brooklyn rapper Fabolous may have actually suffered a face shot from R&B singer Brandy's brother/artist, Ray J, as new concert footage displays Loso's bruised mug.

Continue reading Ray J Swung Loso's Way, Fabolous Sports Visible Injury At Vegas Concert [Video] .

"[Gucci Mane's] Situation Is Unfortunate, But The System Is Wack, Man..."

September 23, 2011 5:40 PM

With Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane recently getting sentenced to another jail term, SOHH hit up his close friend/producer DJ Holiday to get his reaction to the situation.

Continue reading "[Gucci Mane's] Situation Is Unfortunate, But The System Is Wack, Man...".

"Every Crew Wants To Be The Best So There's Always Going To Be Competition"

September 23, 2011 5:10 PM

[With this week's hype surrounding Ray J and Fabolous calling into Power 105.1 and 50 Cent hitting up Hot 97 to discuss their confrontation, Power 105.1 mixshow's DJ O. Minaya speaks on the rival New York stations' tensions toward one another.]

Continue reading "Every Crew Wants To Be The Best So There's Always Going To Be Competition" .

"I'm Not The Most Ignorant Person But I Was Very Unaware I Could Do Positive"

September 23, 2011 4:30 PM

[With the controversy surrounding this week's controversial execution of prisoner Troy Davis, West Coast rapper Glasses Malone speaks out on fighting for incarcerated convicts' rights.]

Continue reading "I'm Not The Most Ignorant Person But I Was Very Unaware I Could Do Positive".

"There Was A Time When Record Companies Were Signing Artists To Slave Deals"

September 23, 2011 3:05 PM

R&B singer/actor Jason Weaver recently sat down with SOHH to explain why he turned down record deal offers after being feature on the 2003 Chingy single "One Call Away."

Continue reading "There Was A Time When Record Companies Were Signing Artists To Slave Deals".

"You Get To See Me Punch 50 Cent Right In The Head"

September 23, 2011 1:10 PM

[With the new DVD release of 50 Cent and Bruce Willis' Set Up thriller, co-star Randy Couture gives you his Top 5 reasons to cruise into the weekend with an action packed flick.]

Continue reading "You Get To See Me Punch 50 Cent Right In The Head" .

J. Cole Shocked Over Debut LP Pre-Release, "I Don't Know How The F*ck They Got This Sh*t" [Video]

September 23, 2011 12:40 PM

Roc Nation's J. Cole lost himself in the moment a few nights ago when he was presented with a physical copy of his Cole World: The Sideline Story debut album during a concert days before its official release.

Continue reading J. Cole Shocked Over Debut LP Pre-Release, "I Don't Know How The F*ck They Got This Sh*t" [Video] .

Fabolous Squeezes The Juice Outta Ray J, Amber Rose Can't Get Any Love, Rick Ross Barks Loud

September 23, 2011 12:15 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we experience quite possibly the most hilarious one-sided fight between Fabolous and Ray J, take a look at an Amber Rose story that flew under everyone's noses, take Rick Ross out of the dog house and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Fabolous Squeezes The Juice Outta Ray J, Amber Rose Can't Get Any Love, Rick Ross Barks Loud.

Common Is All About Nasty, "I Would Say Nas, That's My Favorite Rapper" [Video]

September 23, 2011 12:00 PM

Chicago rapper Common recently talked about his favorite artists and named fellow hip-hop veteran Nas as his current all time top emcee.

Continue reading Common Is All About Nasty, "I Would Say Nas, That's My Favorite Rapper" [Video].

"T.I. Just Came Home. I Was In The Studio W/ Him"

September 23, 2011 11:35 AM

Grand Hustle's DJ Drama has provided an update on rapper T.I. and confirmed recent reports that the "King of the South" is currently finishing up his probation violation sentence in a halfway house.

Continue reading "T.I. Just Came Home. I Was In The Studio W/ Him" .

Amber Rose Slaps Wiz Khalifa With Discipline, "It's Awesome"

September 23, 2011 11:20 AM

Atlantic Records' Wiz Khalifa recently opened up about the closeness he shares with girlfriend/model Amber Rose and how the blonde bombshell disciplines him.

Continue reading Amber Rose Slaps Wiz Khalifa With Discipline, "It's Awesome" .

Freeway Recalls Roc-A-Fella Collapse, "It Was Really Over & Everybody Got Dropped"

September 23, 2011 9:10 AM

Although Roc-A-Fellas Records' co-founders Jay-Z and Damon "Dame" Dash went their separate ways back in the mid-2000's, former label artist Freeway now reveals the entire roster was dropped a few years ago.

Continue reading Freeway Recalls Roc-A-Fella Collapse, "It Was Really Over & Everybody Got Dropped" .

Ludacris Ready To Be October's Very Own, Gives "Gigawatts" Update

September 23, 2011 8:42 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris has finally unveiled the release date for his forthcoming 1.21 Gigawatts underground project, saying fans can expect it within the next few weeks.

Continue reading Ludacris Ready To Be October's Very Own, Gives "Gigawatts" Update .

Should G-Dep Have Laid Low On His Murder Confession? [Click Here & Speak]

September 23, 2011 12:05 AM

No one wants to see a rapper (or anyone, for that matter) behind bars. Sh*t, over the past couple years, the Hip-hop police have been cracking down on spitters who break the law, as T.I., Boosie, Ja, and a slew of others have been tossed in the slammer over various crimes.

Continue reading Should G-Dep Have Laid Low On His Murder Confession? [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: Common's Autobiography Hits Book Stores

September 23, 2011 12:00 AM

Finding Forever: Common's new One Day It'll All Make Sense finally hits bookshelves.

Photo taken from Common's Twitter

Young Money President Reveals Lil Wayne's Next Album, "He's Back Working"

September 22, 2011 8:40 PM

Young Money President Mack Maine has updated anxious Lil Wayne fans hoping to get their hands on his next studio project by revealing what Weezy has in store.

Continue reading Young Money President Reveals Lil Wayne's Next Album, "He's Back Working" .

G-Dep Refuses Guilty Plea In Fatal Shooting Case

September 22, 2011 8:00 PM

Former Bad Boy Records rapper G-Dep is going to try his chances in the judicial system by turning down a guilty plea opportunity for a trial related to a fatal 1993 shooting.

Continue reading G-Dep Refuses Guilty Plea In Fatal Shooting Case .

"Even Though Shyne Came Out Of Nowhere, The Biggest Shocker Was Andre 3000"

September 22, 2011 7:40 PM

After rap star Lil Wayne used his instrumental beat for collaborations with Tech N9ne, Andre 3000, Nas, Busta Rhymes, Bun B and Shyne, SOHH hit up Carter IV producer Willy Will to find out which guest feature surprised him the most.

Continue reading "Even Though Shyne Came Out Of Nowhere, The Biggest Shocker Was Andre 3000" .

Common Wants To Hear All Of Kanye West's Twisted Fantasies, "He Would Tell His Truth"

September 22, 2011 5:45 PM

Rapper/actor Common recently talked about his new One Day It'll All Make Sense tell-all book and how he would love to see fellow Chi-town hip-hop star Kanye West pen his own memoirs.

Continue reading Common Wants To Hear All Of Kanye West's Twisted Fantasies, "He Would Tell His Truth" .

DJ Khaled Defends Dropping N-Bombs, "It's A Positive Word" [Video]

September 22, 2011 5:40 PM

Miami's DJ Khaled has come out to defend his frequent use of the term "n*gga" and said despite being of Palestinian decent, he feels there are no negative connotations associated with it.

Continue reading DJ Khaled Defends Dropping N-Bombs, "It's A Positive Word" [Video] .

Kevin Hart Can't Laugh At T.I.'s Pain, "It Only Takes One Hit & I Think We're Going To Be Hearing A Lot"

September 22, 2011 4:25 PM

With T.I. recently receiving orders to complete the remainder of his jail sentence in a halfway house, SOHH spoke to comedian Kevin Hart, who appeard on his F*ck A Mixtape 2010 project, to get his reaction.

Continue reading Kevin Hart Can't Laugh At T.I.'s Pain, "It Only Takes One Hit & I Think We're Going To Be Hearing A Lot".

UPDATE: N.W.A. Biopic Directing Search Intensifies, 'Hustle & Flow' & 'Friday' Director Names Emerge

September 22, 2011 3:45 PM

The search for an upcoming N.W.A. biopic director appears to be intensifying as new reports claim Boyz n the Hood's John Singleton has not yet landed the role.

Continue reading UPDATE: N.W.A. Biopic Directing Search Intensifies, 'Hustle & Flow' & 'Friday' Director Names Emerge.

"An Emcee Is Something You Could Never Fully Get Rid Of"

September 22, 2011 12:10 PM

[With the popularity of producers like Oddisee and Apollo Brown going sans emcee on their own instrumental albums, DJ Stimulus talks about how important of a role rappers have in music these days.]

Continue reading "An Emcee Is Something You Could Never Fully Get Rid Of" .

Pharrell Hints At Jay-Z's "Blueprint III" Follow-Up [Video]

September 22, 2011 8:44 AM

Producer Pharrell Williams may be the latest artist latching on to rap mogul Jay-Z's upcoming solo album as the music hitmaker confirms they are working on new records.

Continue reading Pharrell Hints At Jay-Z's "Blueprint III" Follow-Up [Video].

50 Cent Brings Back His Pimpin' Skills, Leaves Curly In The Dust

September 22, 2011 8:24 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent's past portrayal as a pimp with his Pimpin' Curly viral series may have paid off as he is now headed to Alaska to play a procurer in an upcoming new film.

Continue reading 50 Cent Brings Back His Pimpin' Skills, Leaves Curly In The Dust .

Odd Future's Frank Ocean Passes On Tyler The Creator's Internet Beefs, "I Can't Keep Up"

September 22, 2011 8:08 AM

Odd Future's Frank Ocean has addressed his West Coast group's heightened buzz over the past few months and said he refuses to get involved in crew leader Tyler, the Creator's frequent viral rap beefs this week.

Continue reading Odd Future's Frank Ocean Passes On Tyler The Creator's Internet Beefs, "I Can't Keep Up" .

Raekwon Says He's Still All About The C.R.E.A.M [Video]

September 22, 2011 7:54 AM

Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon has updated anxious fans hoping to see his forthcoming C.R.E.A.M. biopic flick hit the big screen and described what ultimately motivated the project.

Continue reading Raekwon Says He's Still All About The C.R.E.A.M [Video].

Papoose Still Dreamin' Of Remy Ma's Release, "Even Though She's Incarcerated, She's Only 40 Minutes Away"

September 22, 2011 7:35 AM

New York rapper Papoose opens up about his relationship with incarcerated wife/hip-hop artist Remy Ma in the new October XXL Magazine.

Continue reading Papoose Still Dreamin' Of Remy Ma's Release, "Even Though She's Incarcerated, She's Only 40 Minutes Away" .

"When He First Came Out He Sold Millions Of Records But Never Was Getting The [Praise]"

September 22, 2011 12:10 AM

[[The King Is Back: This week, SOHH allows entertainment personalities to help celebrate T.I.'s return from prison by featuring them naming a TIP collaborator they feel is most underrated. After Texas spitter Dorrough gave Ludacris the title this  week, Dallas' Dorrough names T.I.'s "On Top of the World" rhyme partner Ludacris as SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "When He First Came Out He Sold Millions Of Records But Never Was Getting The [Praise]".

Do You Prefer Rappers To Use Their Twitter Power For Good, Bad Or Ugly? [Click Here & Speak]

September 22, 2011 12:05 AM

What a cray week: Ray Gotti almost had the gay hooligans on the hunt for Fabolous, Roc Nation artist J. Cole saw his debut album leak across the Web and prisoner Troy Davis has his execution upheld by the Supreme Court.

Continue reading Do You Prefer Rappers To Use Their Twitter Power For Good, Bad Or Ugly? [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: Ashanti & B.o.B. Get Up Close Plus Personal

September 22, 2011 12:00 AM

Just The Two Of Us: R&B singer Ashanti and B.o.B. snuggle up for a portrait.

Photo taken from B.o.B.'s Twitter

Outlawz's E.D.I. Mean Reveals 2Pac's Biggest Life Lesson, "He Told Me Several Things But That Always Stuck"

September 21, 2011 6:20 PM

In light of the recent 15 year anniversary of Tupac Shakur's passing, SOHH recently sat down with the late rap mogul's Outlawz group member E.D.I. Mean to find out what life lessons he learned from being around him.

Continue reading Outlawz's E.D.I. Mean Reveals 2Pac's Biggest Life Lesson, "He Told Me Several Things But That Always Stuck" .

Lil Wayne Gains Global Attention, Enters Guiness Book Of World Records

September 21, 2011 6:05 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne may have to make space in his trophy case as he is now getting placed into the Guiness Book of World Records for a second time within 12 months.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Gains Global Attention, Enters Guiness Book Of World Records .

"B.o.B.'s Totally Revolutionizing & Probably Creating His Own Category Within Music"

September 21, 2011 6:00 PM

After Grand Hustle's B.o.B. made summer headlines for getting named T.I.'s official Akoo Clothing brand ambassador, SOHH hit up the company's marketing director Jeff Belizaire to learn more.

Continue reading "B.o.B.'s Totally Revolutionizing & Probably Creating His Own Category Within Music" .

Ne-Yo Clarifies Engagement Reports In His Own Words

September 21, 2011 5:45 PM

R&B star Ne-Yo has stepped forward to kill reports from earlier this week claiming he has become engaged to his longtime girlfriend.

Continue reading Ne-Yo Clarifies Engagement Reports In His Own Words .

Nas Says His Words Are Weapons, "That's Why 'Nasty' Is Out There"

September 21, 2011 4:50 PM

Rap veteran Nas recently opened up about his new "Nasty" record picking up a strong nationwide buzz and said the track packs a bigger punch than some of his previous releases.

Continue reading Nas Says His Words Are Weapons, "That's Why 'Nasty' Is Out There" .

50 Cent Breaks Out Of Game's Closet Claims, "Ask The Young Ladies" [Audio]

September 21, 2011 2:50 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has responded to ex-affiliate Game's recent accusations, calling him out labeling him as a closeted gay rapper.

Continue reading 50 Cent Breaks Out Of Game's Closet Claims, "Ask The Young Ladies" [Audio] .

Lil Wayne Loses #1 Stunna Status, Jay-Z & Kanye West Stay In Top 10, Game Can't R.E.D.eem His Spot

September 21, 2011 12:55 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Lil Wayne leads the pack at No. 3, Jay-Z and Kanye West remain in the Top 10 and Game falls beyond the Top 30.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Loses #1 Stunna Status, Jay-Z & Kanye West Stay In Top 10, Game Can't R.E.D.eem His Spot .

"I Have A Lotta Fun F*ckin' With People On Twitter"

September 21, 2011 12:30 PM

With the hype surrounding Twitter beef and gossip days, Slaughterhouse's Royce Da 5'9 recently chopped it up with SOHH about his addiction to the social networking tool.

Continue reading "I Have A Lotta Fun F*ckin' With People On Twitter".

Fat Joe Goes Loco, "The First Single W/ Chris Brown Is Retarded"

September 21, 2011 10:28 AM

Terror Squad leader Fat Joe has revealed plans to put out a new mixtape in the near future that will precede a forthcoming solo project.

Continue reading Fat Joe Goes Loco, "The First Single W/ Chris Brown Is Retarded" .

Kreayshawn On Game's Disses, "He's A Weak A** Blood, He Ain't About To Do Sh*t"

September 21, 2011 10:05 AM

West Coast rap newcomer Kreayshawn has finally lashed back at summer disses directed at her from Game and said she is tired of getting disrespected.

Continue reading Kreayshawn On Game's Disses, "He's A Weak A** Blood, He Ain't About To Do Sh*t" .

DMX Calls Lil B 'Lil B*tch' Over 'Gay' Album Title [Video]

September 21, 2011 10:05 AM

Former Ruff Ryders leader DMX has shared his reaction to Lil B recently making headlines for releasing an album titled I'm Gay and spoke on the power words have.

Continue reading DMX Calls Lil B 'Lil B*tch' Over 'Gay' Album Title [Video] .

John Singleton Ready To Show Off His Attitude, Hints At Ice Cube/N.W.A. Project

September 21, 2011 10:00 AM

Famed director John Singleton is reportedly in talks with rapper-turned-actor Ice Cube to get behind the camera lens for an upcoming N.W.A. biopic project.

Continue reading John Singleton Ready To Show Off His Attitude, Hints At Ice Cube/N.W.A. Project .

50 Cent Sets The Record Straight On Fabolous/Ray J Face-Off, "I Ain't See No Fear" [Audio]

September 21, 2011 8:46 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has stepped forward to clear the air on what really went down between R&B singer Ray J and rapper Fabolous during an alleged physical scuffle last weekend in Las Vegas.

Continue reading 50 Cent Sets The Record Straight On Fabolous/Ray J Face-Off, "I Ain't See No Fear" [Audio].

Why Couldn't The Roc Block The Cole World Leak? [Click Here & Speak]

September 21, 2011 12:00 AM

It's cold, cold world out there for rappers trying to keep their album on lock 'til the official release date, but y'all already know that. Between the studio, mixing table, packaging and the back of the store, there's mad ways a CD can hit the streets and e-streets early.

Continue reading Why Couldn't The Roc Block The Cole World Leak? [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: Rick Ross & Diddy Put On Their Game Faces

September 21, 2011 12:00 AM

Brothers From Another: Rick Ross & Diddy put on their game faces.

Photo taken from Rick Ross' Twitter

Rick Ross Tells Fellas To Fall Back, "Real N*ggas Don't Send D*ck Flicks"

September 20, 2011 10:45 PM

Miami rapper Rick Ross opens up about his romantic life and why men should avoid sending graphic cell phone photos of their private areas in the new issue of GQ Magazine.

Continue reading Rick Ross Tells Fellas To Fall Back, "Real N*ggas Don't Send D*ck Flicks" .

Lil Zane Calls Young Buck Garbage, "I Would Have Made 50 A Little More Money" [Audio]

September 20, 2011 10:40 PM

Rapper Lil Zane has hopped back into the spotlight after staying under the radar in recent years and said G-Unit's 50 Cent would have made more money by signing him over former group member Young Buck.

Continue reading Lil Zane Calls Young Buck Garbage, "I Would Have Made 50 A Little More Money" [Audio] .

"I Do All My Stuff W/ Jay-Z & Kanye On The House Because It's A Brotherhood"

September 20, 2011 10:00 PM

G.O.O.D. Music fans hoping to hear Kid Cudi on your favorite rapper's next single may have to wait as Mr. Rager has revealed a disinterest in hopping on features.

Continue reading "I Do All My Stuff W/ Jay-Z & Kanye On The House Because It's A Brotherhood" .

"I [Still] Make Residual Income Off Of ['The Lion King' Movie]"

September 20, 2011 5:45 PM

[With the limited 3-D re-release of the Disney classic The Lion King roaring back in theaters, entertainer Jason Weaver, singing voice of Young Simba, took time to reflect on the impact the experience had on his career and business smarts.

Continue reading "I [Still] Make Residual Income Off Of ['The Lion King' Movie]".

Havoc Explains Putting The Burn On G-Unit/Mobb Deep Deal

September 20, 2011 4:55 PM

Mobb Deep's Havoc has explained his and Prodigy's motivation for passing on a possible offer to rejoin 50 Cent's G-Unit Records despite putting out their last group project via the music mogul's imprint.

Continue reading Havoc Explains Putting The Burn On G-Unit/Mobb Deep Deal.

"Black Music Has Lost A Little Bit Of The Soul That Our Predecessors Used To Bring"

September 20, 2011 3:40 PM

[SOHH highlights a single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After Roc Nation artist J. Cole informed readers why the single "Work Out" didn't require much work at all, actor/singer Jason Weaver explains why his new music is descended from R&B royalty.]

Continue reading "Black Music Has Lost A Little Bit Of The Soul That Our Predecessors Used To Bring".

"I Wanted To Join Richard Pryor, Martin Lawrence, Eddie Murphy & The Kings Of Comedy"

September 20, 2011 3:10 PM

[With the new release of his Laugh At My Pain documentary hitting theaters nationwide, comedian Kevin Hart opens up about his decision to put his real life, good and bad, on the big screen.]

Continue reading "I Wanted To Join Richard Pryor, Martin Lawrence, Eddie Murphy & The Kings Of Comedy" .

"He's A Full Fledged Artist & Maybe He's Looking To Have A Name That Encompasses More"

September 20, 2011 1:30 PM

With Mos Def recently making headlines for announcing plans to nix his rap alias before 2012, SOHH reached out to fellow Brooklyn artist and affiliate DJ Stimulus for his reaction to the identity change.

Continue reading "He's A Full Fledged Artist & Maybe He's Looking To Have A Name That Encompasses More".

Ray J Admits Losing Control Over Fabolous Rant, Issues Apology

September 20, 2011 1:10 PM

R&B singer Ray J has come forward to issue an open apology over remarks he made yesterday (September 19) regarding an alleged physical altercation he had with rapper Fabolous in Las Vegas.

Continue reading Ray J Admits Losing Control Over Fabolous Rant, Issues Apology .

Beyonce Breaks Silence On Hushed Pregnancy, "It Was Really Difficult To Conceal"

September 20, 2011 12:25 PM

Grammy-winning singer Beyonce has addressed the hype surrounding her recently revealed pregnancy and how she managed to hide the news until her public announcement at last month's MTV Video Music Awards ceremony.

Continue reading Beyonce Breaks Silence On Hushed Pregnancy, "It Was Really Difficult To Conceal" .

"The Way [Rick] Ross Is Killing It Right Now, [He's] Like A Wayne"

September 20, 2011 11:50 AM

Producer Pharrell Williams recently gave out his accolades to Miami rapper Rick Ross and said he is quite possibly the biggest hip-hop entertainer in rap next to Lil Wayne.

Continue reading "The Way [Rick] Ross Is Killing It Right Now, [He's] Like A Wayne" .

"I Don't Think No Singer Can Rap Better Than Me. I Think I Rap Better Than Most Rappers" [Video]

September 20, 2011 8:54 AM

R&B singer Trey Songz recently offered his take on rapping over singing and said when it comes to spitting on a microphone, most emcees fall behind him.

Continue reading "I Don't Think No Singer Can Rap Better Than Me. I Think I Rap Better Than Most Rappers" [Video] .

Ne-Yo Gets Hitched, Says Have A Baby By Me Baby Again

September 20, 2011 8:32 AM

R&B singer Ne-Yo is reportedly on the verge of getting hitched as new reports claim the 31 year-old is officially engaged.

Continue reading Ne-Yo Gets Hitched, Says Have A Baby By Me Baby Again .

"I Made The Beat & Came Up W/ The Hook In The Hotel Room"

September 20, 2011 12:15 AM

[SOHH highlights a single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After East Coast spitter J-EyE tells listeners why "This Goes Out" to all of those who choose to stand tall, Roc Nation artist J. Cole informs readers on how the single "Work Out" didn't require much work at all.]

Continue reading "I Made The Beat & Came Up W/ The Hook In The Hotel Room".

"I Don't Think I've Ever Heard A Weak Verse From Him"

September 20, 2011 12:15 AM

[The King Is Back: This week, SOHH allows entertainment personalities to help celebrate T.I.'s return from prison by featuring them naming a TIP collaborator they feel is most underrated. After AKOO Clothing marketing director Jeff Belizaire gave Diddy the title last week, Dallas' Dorrough names T.I.'s "On Top of the World" rhyme partner Ludacris as SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "I Don't Think I've Ever Heard A Weak Verse From Him" .

Alicia Keys Eyes Down Mr. Showwwwwtimeee

September 20, 2011 12:10 AM

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

Continue reading Alicia Keys Eyes Down Mr. Showwwwwtimeee .

Rayweather vs. Fab: Threats of Man-Rape Is How We Settle Hip-hop Beef Now? [Click Here & Speak]

September 20, 2011 12:00 AM

There used to be a time where people yelled to get there point across. Then, people used there fists. Then, a little thing called pride got in the way, and people resorted to guns to settle their beef; no one wants to see anyone shot, but surely man-rape is not the next step in settling Hip-hop feuds.

Continue reading Rayweather vs. Fab: Threats of Man-Rape Is How We Settle Hip-hop Beef Now? [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz Face-Off (Cap Diss)

September 20, 2011 12:00 AM

We Both Think Alike: Married couple Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz enjoy some one-on-one time.

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

UPDATE: Fabolous Bashes Ray J's Fight Claims, "All Of That Sh*t Is Lies" [Audio]

September 19, 2011 10:47 PM

Brooklyn rapper Fablous has come forward to address accusations made by R&B singer Ray J alleging they got into a physical altercation over the weekend in Las Vegas.

Continue reading UPDATE: Fabolous Bashes Ray J's Fight Claims, "All Of That Sh*t Is Lies" [Audio] .

Memphis Bleek Kills Music Hiatus Speculation, "I've Been Working For Three, Four Years" [Video]

September 19, 2011 5:44 PM

Former Roc-A-Fella Records rapper Memphis Bleek recently talked about what he has been up to over the past few years and why it is more important to carefully craft new records rather than rushing out a retail project.

Continue reading Memphis Bleek Kills Music Hiatus Speculation, "I've Been Working For Three, Four Years" [Video] .

Mobb Deep Go To The Dark Side, Plot Black Friday Takeover

September 19, 2011 5:00 PM

Mobb Deep are ready to invade fans music stashes once again by revealing plans to put out their latest group effort since 2006's Blood Money a day after Thanksgiving.

Continue reading Mobb Deep Go To The Dark Side, Plot Black Friday Takeover.

Rick Ross Says He's Destined For The Top, "I'm Enjoying My Last Few Moments At No. 2"

September 19, 2011 2:30 PM

Miami rapper Rick Ross discusses his plan to take center stage and shake off second best status with the release of his upcoming solo album, God Forgives, I Don't in the new issue of XXL Magazine.

Continue reading Rick Ross Says He's Destined For The Top, "I'm Enjoying My Last Few Moments At No. 2" .

"Being Around Kanye [West] & Music Was My Escape"

September 19, 2011 2:00 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Kid Cudi opens up about spending ample amounts of time in New York City and around mentor Kanye West at the start of 2011 in the new issue of Complex Magazine.

Continue reading "Being Around Kanye [West] & Music Was My Escape" .

J. Cole Compares Roc Nation Debut To Jay-Z's "The Blueprint" [Video]

September 19, 2011 1:30 PM

As the days inch closer to his long-awaited Cole World: The Sideline Story debut album, J. Cole has offered his take on how he feels the LP will stand the test of time.

Continue reading J. Cole Compares Roc Nation Debut To Jay-Z's "The Blueprint" [Video] .

"The Only Person That I Really Hate Is Probably Nas" [Video]

September 19, 2011 12:42 PM

G-Unit's DJ Whoo Kid recently offered his take on rap beefs and why despite the media hype nothing usually surfaces from rappers publicly going at one another.

Continue reading "The Only Person That I Really Hate Is Probably Nas" [Video] .

Kreayshawn & Manager Address Rick Ross' Threats, "I'm Not Concerned W/ Any Of That" [Video]

September 19, 2011 11:04 AM

West Coast rap newcomer Kreayshawn has further elaborated on her publicized feud with hip-hop superstar Rick Ross and said his recent XXL Magazine threats are a thing of the past.

Continue reading Kreayshawn & Manager Address Rick Ross' Threats, "I'm Not Concerned W/ Any Of That" [Video] .

50 Cent Punches Out His Time Clock, "I Feel Like I'm Done W/ The Album"

September 19, 2011 10:35 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has provided fans with an update on his long-awaited Before I Self Destruct follow-up LP promising the solo project is finally completed.

Continue reading 50 Cent Punches Out His Time Clock, "I Feel Like I'm Done W/ The Album" .

Ray J Punches Fabolous In Las Vegas, "If You Got Fab's Number, Tell That N*gga To Send You A Picture Of His Face Right Now" [Audio]

September 19, 2011 9:59 AM

R&B singer Ray J has confirmed late weekend rumors claiming he got into a physical confrontation with New York rapper Fabolous following Saturday's Floyd Mayweather, Jr. boxing fight in Las Vegas.

Continue reading Ray J Punches Fabolous In Las Vegas, "If You Got Fab's Number, Tell That N*gga To Send You A Picture Of His Face Right Now" [Audio].

"[His Albums] Are Like The 'Reasonable Doubts' Of This Time"

September 19, 2011 9:38 AM

Producer Ski Beatz recently talked about Warner Bros. rapper Curren$y's Pilot Talk album series and how it is comparable to rap mogul Jay-Z's Reasonable Doubt debut.

Continue reading "[His Albums] Are Like The 'Reasonable Doubts' Of This Time" .

Swizz Beatz Finally Settles UK Baby Mama Child Support Case

September 19, 2011 8:50 AM

Producer Swizz Beatz has finally reached a child support agreement with ex-girlfriend/singer Zhana Andrianova from the United Kingdom.

Continue reading Swizz Beatz Finally Settles UK Baby Mama Child Support Case .

Will Wale Do Big Or Get Swallowed By The MMG Crew?

September 19, 2011 12:00 AM

Looks like Rozay's Maybach Music imprint is nearly ready to roll out its first solo spitter, as Wale's lable debut, entitled Ambition is near completion.

Continue reading Will Wale Do Big Or Get Swallowed By The MMG Crew?.

Photo of the Day: Birdman Proves He's The Number One Stunna

September 19, 2011 12:00 AM

Number One Stunna: Cash Money Records' co-owner Birdman shows off his bling, bling.

Photo taken from Birdman's Twitter

Game Stands By LeBron James, 'R.E.D.' Album Jabs

September 18, 2011 7:45 PM

West Coast rapper Game has addressed his new R.E.D. Album solo effort taking multiple jabs at high profile entertainers including NBA superstar LeBron James and former affilaite 50 Cent.

Continue reading Game Stands By LeBron James, 'R.E.D.' Album Jabs.

Birdman Cashes In $1 Million After Mayweather Fight

September 18, 2011 11:44 AM

Cash Money Records' Birdman reportedly cashed in on a million dollar bet following undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr.'s win last night (September 17) in Las Vegas.

Continue reading Birdman Cashes In $1 Million After Mayweather Fight .

Fat Boys' Prince Markie Dee Mirrors Fat Joe, Drops 175 Pounds

September 18, 2011 11:18 AM

Rap veteran Prince Markie Dee of famed hip-hop group The Fat Boys appears to be a few steps ahead of Fat Joe these days having dropped nearly 200 pounds over the past few years.

Continue reading Fat Boys' Prince Markie Dee Mirrors Fat Joe, Drops 175 Pounds.

Joe Budden Denies Marriage Proposal Rumor, Tahiry Lashes Back

September 18, 2011 9:23 AM

Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden has killed rumors and speculation from ex-girlfriend/model Tahiry Jose claiming he asked for her hand in marriage earlier in the week.

Continue reading Joe Budden Denies Marriage Proposal Rumor, Tahiry Lashes Back .

Interscope Comes Forward On Illegal Cocaine, Drug Trafficking Reports

September 18, 2011 9:09 AM

Days after making headlines for having a role in multiple cocaine drug dealings at its headquarters, Interscope Records has come forward to deny all accusations.

Continue reading Interscope Comes Forward On Illegal Cocaine, Drug Trafficking Reports .

Photo of the Day: DJ Whoo Kid Kicks It W/ Yelawolf

September 18, 2011 12:00 AM

Shady Business: DJ Whoo Kid & Shady Records' Yelawolf kick it.

Photo taken from DJ Whoo Kid's Twitter

"I Want To See Some Little Motherf*ckers Get Together & Give These Fools A Wake Up Call"

September 17, 2011 9:49 AM

Rap veteran Ice-T has offered his take on what is the missing element in hip-hop and why rappers should focus on more than materialistic luxuries.

Continue reading "I Want To See Some Little Motherf*ckers Get Together & Give These Fools A Wake Up Call" .

DJ Whoo Kid Says Jay-Z Jokes Are All Fun & Games, "I've Worked W/ Almost Everyone Except Him" [Video]

September 17, 2011 9:25 AM

G-Unit's DJ Whoo Kid recently talked about his reaction to Jay-Z's joint Watch the Throne album and said despite past jokes toward Hov he has nothing but respect for him.

Continue reading DJ Whoo Kid Says Jay-Z Jokes Are All Fun & Games, "I've Worked W/ Almost Everyone Except Him" [Video].

Game's Not All About A Milli, "After Selling D*mn Near 10 Million Albums, I Can't Lose Sight Of..."

September 17, 2011 9:12 AM

West Coast rapper Game has taken the more positive side of analyzing album sales by saying his past retail success should allow him to focus primarily on making a well-crafted project.

Continue reading Game's Not All About A Milli, "After Selling D*mn Near 10 Million Albums, I Can't Lose Sight Of..." .

Jim Jones Addresses Long Delayed Dipset Reunion LP

September 17, 2011 8:54 AM

Despite having patched things up with Cam'ron last year, rapper Jim Jones explains why fans must exert patience for a long-awaited Diplomat reunion album.

Continue reading Jim Jones Addresses Long Delayed Dipset Reunion LP .

Dame Dash Avoids Getting Rocked, Wins NYC Dispute

September 17, 2011 8:36 AM

Former Roc-A-Fella co-owner Damon "Dame" Dash can breathe a bit easier these days as new reports claim he is no longer being sought after by New York City on liquor bootlegging charges.

Continue reading Dame Dash Avoids Getting Rocked, Wins NYC Dispute .

Photo of the Day: Amber Rose Stares Down Her Competition

September 17, 2011 12:00 AM

You Talking To Me: Video vixen Amber Rose leaves her competition lifeless.

Photo taken from Amber Rose's Twitter

"I Don't Want My Legacy Left As Benzino Lost The Battle To Eminem"

September 16, 2011 10:00 PM

Former The Source magazine co-owner Benzino has opened up about his past tensions toward Grammy-winning rapper Eminem and why hip-hop fans can expect a lyrical battle come next year.

Continue reading "I Don't Want My Legacy Left As Benzino Lost The Battle To Eminem" .

"Dudes From The South That Have [Done] Music Independently Come From A Life Of Hustlers"

September 16, 2011 5:50 PM

Memphis rhymer Yo Gotti recently spoke with SOHH about the importance of maintaining a strong business etiquette while selling yourself to the hip-hop world

Continue reading "Dudes From The South That Have [Done] Music Independently Come From A Life Of Hustlers" .

More Amber Rose Nude Pics Leak, Wiz Khalifa Addresses Explicit Shots

September 16, 2011 5:40 PM

Model Amber Rose is once again making headlines for explicit nude photos leaking online just weeks after a previous batch of shots circulated across the Internet.

Continue reading More Amber Rose Nude Pics Leak, Wiz Khalifa Addresses Explicit Shots.

"I Think People Put Too Much Emphasis On Hip-Hop Beefs"

September 16, 2011 5:15 PM

Brooklyn rapper Maino has offered his take on Nicki Minaj and Lil Kim throwing lyrical darts at each other over the past few years, and expressed why he feels fans should not take the feud too seriously.

Continue reading "I Think People Put Too Much Emphasis On Hip-Hop Beefs" .

Game Gives An Odd Co-Sign, "I Think He's Like The West Coast Eminem"

September 16, 2011 4:20 PM

West Coast rapper Game has given props to hip-hop newcomer Tyler, the Creator and said the 20-year-old may be the closest thing to a California version of Eminem.

Continue reading Game Gives An Odd Co-Sign, "I Think He's Like The West Coast Eminem" .

"Devil's Playground": "I Rap My A** Off On Every Song"

September 16, 2011 1:50 PM

[With this week's new release of Devil's Playground in stores, rapper Notar gives his Top 5 reasons (from an "outside-looking-in" perspective) on why you should cop the long-awaited debut album.]

Continue reading "Devil's Playground": "I Rap My A** Off On Every Song".

Interscope Records Under Fire For Cocaine, Drug Dealings

September 16, 2011 1:05 PM

Renowned music label Interscope Records is reportedly under investigation as the home base of a massive cocaine ring used to ship and pickup narcotics.

Continue reading Interscope Records Under Fire For Cocaine, Drug Dealings .

Rick Ross Feels The Ice Wrath, Consequence Hearts Kanye West, 2Pac's Back

September 16, 2011 12:40 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we see that Rick Ross has bigger problems than Kreayshawn to worry about, question why Consequence's G.O.O.D. Music war hit a roadblock, welcome back 2Pac and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Rick Ross Feels The Ice Wrath, Consequence Hearts Kanye West, 2Pac's Back.

DJ Whoo Kid Wants Jay-Z/Lil Wayne Face-Off, "Hip-Hop Needs This Little Lyrical War" [Video]

September 16, 2011 12:15 PM

G-Unit's DJ Whoo Kid recently weighed in on the war of words from Lil Wayne to Jay-Z and why a strictly lyrical battle would ultimately elevate the rap game.

Continue reading DJ Whoo Kid Wants Jay-Z/Lil Wayne Face-Off, "Hip-Hop Needs This Little Lyrical War" [Video] .

Lloyd Banks Has Street Dreams To Work W/ Nas [Video]

September 16, 2011 11:55 AM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks recently opened up about future collaborations he'd like to pursue and said he will never hop on a track with former group member Game.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Has Street Dreams To Work W/ Nas [Video] .

Kreayshawn Says She's Bigger Than 'Gucci Gucci', "This Is Not My 'Thong' Song"

September 16, 2011 11:20 AM

West Coast newcomer Kreayshawn has reassured fans she is here for the long haul and despite the mainstream success of "Gucci Gucci," there are plenty more records in store.

Continue reading Kreayshawn Says She's Bigger Than 'Gucci Gucci', "This Is Not My 'Thong' Song" .

Joe Budden Pops The Big Question, "[He] Asked Me To Marry Him!!!

September 16, 2011 9:25 AM

Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden is reportedly ready to give up the bachelor life, as his former longtime girlfriend Tahiry Jose now claims he has asked for her hand in marriage.

Continue reading Joe Budden Pops The Big Question, "[He] Asked Me To Marry Him!!! .

Swizz Beatz Moves Past Love Affair Rumors, Cops Alicia Keys Pre-Birthday Whip

September 16, 2011 9:05 AM

Producer Swizz Beatz appears to be beyond this week's rumors of him having an alleged love affair by purchasing wife/singer Alicia Keys an early pre-birthday present four months in advance.

Continue reading Swizz Beatz Moves Past Love Affair Rumors, Cops Alicia Keys Pre-Birthday Whip .

Should Swizz's Alleged Jumpoff Have Kept Their Affair On The Hush?

September 16, 2011 12:24 AM

There used to be a time, a jumpoff, real or alleged, knew her role. When did it become cool for the sidepiece to step out of the shadows and tell her story? I have no idea, which is why the accusations by aspiring singer Christina Elizabeth, really boggle the mind.

Continue reading Should Swizz's Alleged Jumpoff Have Kept Their Affair On The Hush?.

Photo of the Day: Lloyd Banks Hits Up The Local Shoe Store

September 16, 2011 12:00 AM

GG-GG-GGuess Who's Back: G-Unit's Lloyd Banks doubles up his kicks.

Photo taken from Lloyd Banks' Twitter

Lloyd Banks Says He's In-Between Labels, "I Completed My Situation W/ EMI" [Video]

September 15, 2011 10:05 PM

G-Unit's Lloyd Banks is currently a free agent as the Queens, New York rhyme spitter has revealed he no longer has any contractual obligations to EMI Music.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Says He's In-Between Labels, "I Completed My Situation W/ EMI" [Video] .

"DMX Wasn't A Nice Motherf*cker & He Had A Million Dollar Voice"

September 15, 2011 5:50 PM

Bad Boy Records rapper Machine Gun Kelly recently talked about his new "Warning Shot" record and why DMX is his favorite hip-hop artist.

Continue reading "DMX Wasn't A Nice Motherf*cker & He Had A Million Dollar Voice".

UPDATE: The King Of The South Exits Prison

September 15, 2011 5:32 PM

Incarcerated rapper T.I. has reportedly been released from an Atlanta prison to complete the rest of his probation violation sentence in a halfway house.

Continue reading UPDATE: The King Of The South Exits Prison .

Big Sean Wants To Be A Big Man

September 15, 2011 4:35 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean recently detailed his goals as an entertainer and explains why he hopes to take on the responsibility of being a role model.

Continue reading Big Sean Wants To Be A Big Man .

"Whenever I Say Sarah Palin, People Think I'm Crazy, But I Like Her"

September 15, 2011 12:30 PM

Former Fugees leader Wyclef Jean has shown some political interest in former 2008 vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin by co-signing her swag.

Continue reading "Whenever I Say Sarah Palin, People Think I'm Crazy, But I Like Her".

Tim Dog Can't Outbark The Law, Pleads Guilty In $32K Fraud Case

September 15, 2011 12:00 PM

Rap veteran Tim Dog is making headlines, however, it is for pleading guilty to grand larceny after defrauding a woman of roughly $32,000.

Continue reading Tim Dog Can't Outbark The Law, Pleads Guilty In $32K Fraud Case .

"Rick Ross Stole A N*gga's Name. I Call Him 'Identity Crisis'"

September 15, 2011 9:43 AM

Miami's Rick Ross may have to take his mind off hip-hop newcomer Kreayshawn dissing him these days as rap veteran Ice-T has now called out the "Boss" for using multiple notorious names without consent.

Continue reading "Rick Ross Stole A N*gga's Name. I Call Him 'Identity Crisis'" .

Consequence Is All G.O.O.D. W/ Kanye West, "He Told Me He Loved Me" [Video]

September 15, 2011 9:19 AM

Former G.O.O.D. Music affiliate Consequence has taken the higher road and decided to diminish his feud with Kanye West after months of waging war against the rap star's team.

Continue reading Consequence Is All G.O.O.D. W/ Kanye West, "He Told Me He Loved Me" [Video] .

J. Cole Fully Undresses Rihanna Sex Tape Rumors, "I Just Let 'Em Talk"

September 15, 2011 9:00 AM

Roc Nation's J. Cole has come forward to clear the air on his name ending up in numerous rumor reports and how his latest tabloid feature, a sex tape featuring R&B singer Rihanna, is nothing more than gossip.

Continue reading J. Cole Fully Undresses Rihanna Sex Tape Rumors, "I Just Let 'Em Talk" .

Swizz Beatz's Alleged Mistress Speaks Out, "He'll Deny The Whole Thing & Alicia Will Stand Up For Her Man"

September 15, 2011 8:29 AM

Days after married couple Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys laughed off rumors claiming the producer was engaging in an extramarital affair, the alleged mistress has come forward to speak out.

Continue reading Swizz Beatz's Alleged Mistress Speaks Out, "He'll Deny The Whole Thing & Alicia Will Stand Up For Her Man" .

Does A Rapper-Turned-Boss Make It Hard For The Rest Of His Team To Shine? [Click Here & Speak]

September 15, 2011 1:32 AM

Hip-hop can be a very tough industry to break into: Everyday, it seems like hundreds of thousands of new mixtapes flood the internet as new artists hope for a chance that someone, anyone, of influence gets wind of their movement and gives them a shot to take their art to the next level.

Continue reading Does A Rapper-Turned-Boss Make It Hard For The Rest Of His Team To Shine? [Click Here & Speak].

"What Hurts Him Is [That] He Comes Off Like He's Full Of Himself"

September 15, 2011 12:14 AM

[Double Take: This week, SOHH allows entertainment personalities to give a fresh perspective on a critically-acclaimed artist whom, despite their demonstrated success, may possess a trait that's unappreciated by the masses. After Kurupt gave the title to Eminem earlier this week, AKOO Clothing marketing director Jeff Belizaire now crowns Diddy as SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "What Hurts Him Is [That] He Comes Off Like He's Full Of Himself" .

Photo of the Day: R.O.

September 15, 2011 12:00 AM

Can you spit better than R.O.? Take your ONE SHOT for a chance to win a Grand Prize trip to NYC and a feature in RESPECT Magazine! Submit to the SOHH ONE SHOT Reverb Nation contest here!

Kreayshawn On Rick Ross Feud, "I Bought DJ Khaled A Couple Steaks & We Worked Everything Out"

September 14, 2011 4:26 PM

West Coast hip-hop newcomer Kreayshawn has addressed the recent tension building between her and Miami rap star Rick Ross saying they are now on good terms.

Continue reading Kreayshawn On Rick Ross Feud, "I Bought DJ Khaled A Couple Steaks & We Worked Everything Out".

"I Actually Met Amy Winehouse At Damian Marley's Private B-Day Party & Nas Was There"

September 14, 2011 4:25 PM

[In celebration of late singer Amy Winehouse's 28th birthday today, model-turned-singer Miss Tila reflects on her one-on-one conversation with the fallen English crooner.]

Continue reading "I Actually Met Amy Winehouse At Damian Marley's Private B-Day Party & Nas Was There" .

"Pusha T Will Have A New Song Out And I Won't Even Be Aware Of It"

September 14, 2011 3:50 PM

Rapper-turned-author Malice, of The Clipse, recently took time from promoting his book Wretched, Pitiful, Poor, Blind and Naked to share his thoughts on today's hip-hop climate.

Continue reading "Pusha T Will Have A New Song Out And I Won't Even Be Aware Of It".

"One Shot": "You Should Take Any Opportunity To Jump Into The Rap Game"

September 14, 2011 3:05 PM

[After the recent success of our "True Grit" contest ended with 20 unsigned artists getting widespread exposure, SOHH's Marketing Assistant Joe Bush gives you another Top 5 reasons to score a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in our "One Shot" contest.]

Continue reading "One Shot": "You Should Take Any Opportunity To Jump Into The Rap Game".

Lil Wayne Says My President Is Black, "Republicans Are Never Going To Like Us"

September 14, 2011 2:00 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has shown off a political side by sharing his thoughts on the conservative side of government.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Says My President Is Black, "Republicans Are Never Going To Like Us" .

"50 Cent Was Losing So Much Weight I Started Calling Him Twenty Five Cents"

September 14, 2011 1:43 PM

Film director/actor Mario Van Peebles recently talked about working with rap star 50 Cent for their unreleased Things Fall Apart movie and how impressed he was about the G-Unit leader dropping massive weight.

Continue reading "50 Cent Was Losing So Much Weight I Started Calling Him Twenty Five Cents" .

"35 & Ticking": "This Is Not A Tyler Perry Movie"

September 14, 2011 1:35 PM

[With the new DVD release of 35 & Ticking this week, director Russ Parr gives his Top 5 Reasons why hip-hop heads should hit up their local entertainment store and bring home a movie delight.]

Continue reading "35 & Ticking": "This Is Not A Tyler Perry Movie" .

Lil Wayne Hits A Milli, Jay-Z & Kanye West Dethroned From Top 5, Bad Meets Evil Strike Gold

September 14, 2011 1:05 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Lil Wayne leads the way atop his competition, Jay-Z and Kanye West fall from Top 5 and Bad Meets Evil hit the jackpot outside of Top 20.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Hits A Milli, Jay-Z & Kanye West Dethroned From Top 5, Bad Meets Evil Strike Gold.

Pharrell "Mad As Sh*t" After Missing Odd Future Bidding War [Video]

September 14, 2011 1:00 PM

The Neptunes' Pharrell Williams recently shed light on his appreciation toward hip-hop newcomers Odd Future and how he missed out on an opportunity to possibly sign them.

Continue reading Pharrell "Mad As Sh*t" After Missing Odd Future Bidding War [Video] .

Jay-Z Makes J. Cole's Wish Come True, "I'm A True Believer That Everything Happens For A Reason"

September 14, 2011 12:45 PM

Roc Nation's J. Cole has finally had his wish come true by getting his much talked about Jay-Z collaboration locked in for the upcoming Cole World: The Sideline Story Roc Nation debut album.

Continue reading Jay-Z Makes J. Cole's Wish Come True, "I'm A True Believer That Everything Happens For A Reason" .

Game Names His Top 5 All Time Fave 2Pac Songs

September 14, 2011 11:40 AM

West Coast rapper Game is still riding for the late lyricist Tupac Shakur, as he has recently listed his top five favorite records from the hip-hop star.

Continue reading Game Names His Top 5 All Time Fave 2Pac Songs .

Common Recalls Erykah Badu Break-Up, "[She] Was My First Love & My First Heartbreak"

September 14, 2011 11:25 AM

Rap veteran Common has reflected on his split from neo-soul singer Erykah Badu nearly a decade ago and said she was the one who decided to end their affair.

Continue reading Common Recalls Erykah Badu Break-Up, "[She] Was My First Love & My First Heartbreak" .

Baby Bash Breaks Silence On Paul Wall Arrest, "We Had No Weed On Us"

September 14, 2011 9:28 AM

Rapper Baby Bash has come forward to address his and fellow Houston emcee Paul Wall's arrest last weekend in El Paso, Texas on drug possession charges.

Continue reading Baby Bash Breaks Silence On Paul Wall Arrest, "We Had No Weed On Us" .

Game Brings 'Chaos' W/ Final Interscope Album, "No Weezy, Jeezy Or Drake" [Video]

September 14, 2011 9:06 AM

West Coast rapper Game has revealed the name of his upcoming final contractual Interscope Records album and promised it would not contain any features.

Continue reading Game Brings 'Chaos' W/ Final Interscope Album, "No Weezy, Jeezy Or Drake" [Video] .

Is Styles P. Correct In Claiming To Be The Best Spitter Of His Era? [Click Here & Speak]

September 14, 2011 1:00 AM

Holiday Styles, one-third of The Lox, stated in a recent interview that besides The Notorious B.I.G., he was the best of his era. Although the mid-to-late 90's almost seems like a lifetime ago, it isn't hard to look back and remember some of the nice rappers that held it down during that period of Hip-hop.

Continue reading Is Styles P. Correct In Claiming To Be The Best Spitter Of His Era? [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: Nu Newz

September 14, 2011 12:00 AM

Can you spit better than Nu Newz? Take your ONE SHOT for a chance to win a Grand Prize trip to NYC and a feature in RESPECT Magazine! Submit to the SOHH ONE SHOT Reverb Nation contest here!

"One Day Tupac Said, 'We're All Gonna Have Aliases, My Name Is Gonna Be Makaveli' "

September 13, 2011 11:00 PM

[Fresh off the release of his compilation LP The Academy, Kurupt reflects on the influence Tupac Shakur had on his career as well as the personal relationship the two shared in the final days leading up to his untimely death.]

Continue reading "One Day Tupac Said, 'We're All Gonna Have Aliases, My Name Is Gonna Be Makaveli' ".

Big Sean Says He Puts On For His City, "I Could Be A Vessel For [Detroit]" [Video]

September 13, 2011 10:45 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean recently reflected on the impact he has had on his Detroit, Michigan hometown and how proud he is of his Motown roots.

Continue reading Big Sean Says He Puts On For His City, "I Could Be A Vessel For [Detroit]" [Video] .

"Even Though We've Dropped A Decent Amount Of Stuff, We're Like The Underdogs"

September 13, 2011 10:00 PM

[With this week's new release of their 3rd 1st Impression mixtape, DJ Stimulus dishes out the inside scoop on his hip-hop meets jazz project alongside renowned drummer Chris Dave.]

Continue reading "Even Though We've Dropped A Decent Amount Of Stuff, We're Like The Underdogs" .

B.o.B. Gets Charged Up, "I'm Really Into Electronic Music Right Now"

September 13, 2011 5:00 PM

Grand Hustle's B.o.B. recently let fans in on what type of non-rap music he has been getting down with as of late and offered his take on the music industry.

Continue reading B.o.B. Gets Charged Up, "I'm Really Into Electronic Music Right Now" .

"When You're Speaking The Truth, It's Easier To Write"

September 13, 2011 4:40 PM

[SOHH highlights a single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After alternative rap group Nappy Roots opened up about the real life inspirations behind "Hey Love", East Coast spitter J-EyE tells listeners why "This Goes Out" to all of those who choose to stand tall.]

Continue reading "When You're Speaking The Truth, It's Easier To Write".

Gucci Mane Can't Stay Jail-Free, Thrown Behind Bars

September 13, 2011 4:07 PM

Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane's legal woes continue to mount as new reports claim he has pleaded guilty to an assault charge and will do six months behind bars.

Continue reading Gucci Mane Can't Stay Jail-Free, Thrown Behind Bars .

"Perfect Timing": "What Better Way To Mark The Anniversary Of [2Pac's] Death?"

September 13, 2011 3:30 PM

[With the new release of 2Pac's Outlawz's new Perfect Timing album, group member E.D.I. Mean gives you his Top 5 reasons to cop the Shakur-themed LP.]

Continue reading "Perfect Timing": "What Better Way To Mark The Anniversary Of [2Pac's] Death?" .

Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz Shut Down Cheating Rumors

September 13, 2011 1:35 PM

Grammy-winning couple Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz have dismissed the rumors abuzz claiming a secret love affair is pulling Swizzy away from his wife.

Continue reading Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz Shut Down Cheating Rumors .

"If Lil Wayne, Rick Ross & Drake Want To Take The Title From Jay-Z & Eminem, They Need To..."

September 13, 2011 1:05 PM

Rap veteran Uncle Luke recently gave his take on hip-hop stars Jay-Z and Eminem along with provided suggestions for what select rappers need to do to reach their level of achievement.

Continue reading "If Lil Wayne, Rick Ross & Drake Want To Take The Title From Jay-Z & Eminem, They Need To..." .

2Pac Bum Rushed Q-Tip's Source Awards Speech, Says Benzino [Video]

September 13, 2011 11:50 AM

In honor of the 15th anniversary of the death of prolific lyricist Tupac Shakur, former Source Magazine co-owner Benzino reflects on one of his most storied Pac memories.

Continue reading 2Pac Bum Rushed Q-Tip's Source Awards Speech, Says Benzino [Video].

Nas Trashes The Music Waste, "The Garbage Pail Kids Out There That's Everywhere"

September 13, 2011 11:25 AM

Rap veteran Nas has provided some insight on a recent co-sign he gave Odd Future's Frank Ocean and said the singer clearly separates himself from his competition.

Continue reading Nas Trashes The Music Waste, "The Garbage Pail Kids Out There That's Everywhere" .

Game Denies Fight Beatdown Rumors, "How You Knock Me Out & I'm Just Landing F*g!!!"

September 13, 2011 8:37 AM

West Coast rapper Game has spoken out on Twitter to deny rumors claiming he was attacked and beatdown in a fight sometime this week.

Continue reading Game Denies Fight Beatdown Rumors, "How You Knock Me Out & I'm Just Landing F*g!!!" .

Lil Wayne's "Carter IV" Destined To Hit A Milli, Second Week Sales Projections Revealed

September 13, 2011 7:55 AM

By this time tomorrow, Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV album should be sitting on over a million copies sold as its second-week sales projections have now been revealed.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's "Carter IV" Destined To Hit A Milli, Second Week Sales Projections Revealed .

Nas Is Writing A Book: What Chapters Of His Career Will Be The Most Interesting? [Click Here & Speak]

September 13, 2011 1:00 AM

Nasty Nas to Esco, to Escobar, now he is writing a memoir.

You read correctly, Hip Hop's top street disciple has taken the route of fellow MC's Prodigy, Ma$e and Jiggaman and decided to write his story in the words past the marigin in a book entitled It Ain't Hard to Tell which is set to be released sometime next year.

Continue reading Nas Is Writing A Book: What Chapters Of His Career Will Be The Most Interesting? [Click Here & Speak].

"I Wanted [To Talk] About A Man Being With A Woman Who Ain't Good For Him"

September 13, 2011 12:20 AM

[SOHH highlights a single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After ATL's Nitti Beatz tells us why the neighborhood is in need of a block party, alternative rap group Nappy Roots opens up about the real life inspirations behind "Hey Love."]

Continue reading "I Wanted [To Talk] About A Man Being With A Woman Who Ain't Good For Him".

"Everybody Looks At His Accomplishments, But When They Say 'MC', They Name Everybody But..."

September 13, 2011 12:15 AM

[Double Take: This week, SOHH allows entertainment personalities to give a fresh perspective on a critically-acclaimed artist whom, despite their demonstrated success, may possess a trait that's unappreciated by the masses. After G-Unit's Kidd Kidd gave the title to Uncle Murda last week, rapper Kurupt now crowns Eminem as SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "Everybody Looks At His Accomplishments, But When They Say 'MC', They Name Everybody But...".

Natalie Nunn Gives Her Bad Girl Look To Amber Rose & Wiz Khalifa?

September 13, 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 Natalie Nunn Gives Her Bad Girl Look To Amber Rose & Wiz Khalifa? .

Photo of the Day: Moonchild Music

September 13, 2011 12:00 AM

Can you spit better than Moonchild Music? Take your ONE SHOT for a chance to win a Grand Prize trip to NYC and a feature in RESPECT Magazine! Submit to the SOHH ONE SHOT Reverb Nation contest here!

Wiz Khalifa & Amber Rose Not Hitched, Wedding Rumor Addressed

September 12, 2011 6:05 PM

After hip-hop couple Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose had the Internet hot over an alleged weekend wedding photo a couple days ago, new reports claim the Las Vegas trip was misperceived.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa & Amber Rose Not Hitched, Wedding Rumor Addressed.

Nas Says "It Ain't Hard To Tell" In 2012

September 12, 2011 5:55 PM

Rap veteran Nas will take his talents to the literary world as new reports claim the hip-hop poet is headed to book shelves in 2012.

Continue reading Nas Says "It Ain't Hard To Tell" In 2012 .

B.o.B. Ready To Blast Off His Next Adventure, "More Mature But Nothing Too Experimental"

September 12, 2011 5:45 PM

Grand Hustle's B.o.B. has provided an update on his forthcoming sophomore album and said fans can expect to hear a slightlly more mature Bobby Ray this time around.

Continue reading B.o.B. Ready To Blast Off His Next Adventure, "More Mature But Nothing Too Experimental" .

"I Could Release A Couple Songs And Go At His Head -- I Probably Will"

September 12, 2011 5:35 PM

Just when you thought the Twitter war was over, Boston rapper Benzino has come forward again to address dismissive comments launched his way via current rap foe Royce Da 5'9. 

Continue reading "I Could Release A Couple Songs And Go At His Head -- I Probably Will".

Styles P Juices Up Rap's Lost Art, "I Think It's Coming Back Around" [Video]

September 12, 2011 3:30 PM

The LOX's Styles P recently gave his opinion on the rap game's lack of strong lyricism but admitted that clever wordplay within the genre is on the brink of return.

Continue reading Styles P Juices Up Rap's Lost Art, "I Think It's Coming Back Around" [Video] .

Lupe Fiasco Thanks Drake Now, "Make Some Noise For One Of The Legends" [Video]

September 12, 2011 1:30 PM

Despite creating rumors about a possible feud stemming between him and Drake, Grammy-winning lyricist Lupe Fiasco has come forward and extended his hand toward the Canadian rapper.

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Thanks Drake Now, "Make Some Noise For One Of The Legends" [Video] .

Rick Ross Threatens Kreayshawn, "Dirty B*tch, I'll Pay $50K To Mess Up Your Whole Week"

September 12, 2011 1:05 PM

Tensions between rap rivals Rick Ross and newcomer Kreayshawn continue to flare, as the "Boss" has finally touched on the "Gucci Gucci" rapper's recent disses toward him.

Continue reading Rick Ross Threatens Kreayshawn, "Dirty B*tch, I'll Pay $50K To Mess Up Your Whole Week" .

Bow Wow Extends "Underrated" Countdown To 4th Quarter

September 12, 2011 12:45 PM

Cash Money Records' Bow Wow has decided to keep fans panting like dogs in heat, as he recently announced that his first solo album under Birdman's watch will not drop until early December.

Continue reading Bow Wow Extends "Underrated" Countdown To 4th Quarter .

"Rap Lost Its Edge. I Don't Wanna Be A Part Of What's Been Goin' On In The Past 5 Years"

September 12, 2011 12:20 PM

Incendiary spitter Freddie Gibbs recently voiced his opinions on the current state of hip-hop admitting he has not been impressed with the mass majority of rappers over the past few years.

Continue reading "Rap Lost Its Edge. I Don't Wanna Be A Part Of What's Been Goin' On In The Past 5 Years" .

Royce Da 5'9 Credits D12 For Crushing Shady Beef, "They Were Really Instrumental In Bringing Us Back Together"

September 12, 2011 11:50 AM

Slaughterhouse's Royce Da 5'9 recently reflected on what ultimately ended his mid-2000's beef with Eminem and why they have been on good terms ever since.

Continue reading Royce Da 5'9 Credits D12 For Crushing Shady Beef, "They Were Really Instrumental In Bringing Us Back Together" .

Killer Mike Says Respect Jigga, "I Adore Jay-Z For Giving Me Beanie Sigel, Freeway, Young Chris..."

September 12, 2011 11:10 AM

Atlanta rapper Killer Mike has opened up about his admiration for rap mogul Jay-Z and explains why he feels that Hov's real blueprint is bigger than his 2001 solo album.

Continue reading Killer Mike Says Respect Jigga, "I Adore Jay-Z For Giving Me Beanie Sigel, Freeway, Young Chris..." .

Young Jeezy Leaks 'TM103' Tracklisting, "I Make It Rough On These N*ggas"

September 12, 2011 10:55 AM

Although weekend reports claim Young Jeezy's Thug Motivation 103 solo album will miss its September 20th release date, the "Snowman" has now provided the LP's tracklisting.

Continue reading Young Jeezy Leaks 'TM103' Tracklisting, "I Make It Rough On These N*ggas" .

Lil Wayne's Skateboarding Infatuation Intensifies, "He's Even Hired A Pro Skater To Coach Him"

September 12, 2011 8:55 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne may have recently injured himself during a skateboarding outing gone wrong, but Weezy's love for the sport continues to follow him on the road.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Skateboarding Infatuation Intensifies, "He's Even Hired A Pro Skater To Coach Him" .

Paul Wall Busted By Texas Police, "Fresh Out El Paso County Jail"

September 12, 2011 8:39 AM

Houston rapper Paul Wall made headlines over the weekend after getting busted by police in El Paso, Texas for drug possession.

Continue reading Paul Wall Busted By Texas Police, "Fresh Out El Paso County Jail" .

Rose & Wiz Allegedly Tied The Knot: How Long 'Til They Roll Out Divorce Papers? [Click Here & Speak]

September 12, 2011 1:00 AM

A rose is still a rose, unless that rose is Amber Rose, who may now be Mrs. Wiz Khalifa.

Not sure if you've heard the talk, but ever since photos of America's 63rd favorite celebrity couple (the pair narrowly beat out some random n*gga who freestyled over "Otis" and his girl) hit the web, it appears that rapper Wiz Khalifa may have actually put a ring on *insert job title here ... anyone?* Amber Rose.

Continue reading Rose & Wiz Allegedly Tied The Knot: How Long 'Til They Roll Out Divorce Papers? [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: Jahbez

September 12, 2011 12:00 AM

Can you spit better than Jahbez? Take your ONE SHOT for a chance to win a Grand Prize trip to NYC and a feature in RESPECT Magazine! Submit to the SOHH ONE SHOT Reverb Nation contest here!

Amber Rose & Wiz Khalifa Allegedly Tie The Knot, Wedding Photo Leaks

September 11, 2011 11:04 AM

Hip-hop couple Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa are once again appearing in the gossip columns as a new photo suggests they may have gotten married over the weekend.

Continue reading Amber Rose & Wiz Khalifa Allegedly Tie The Knot, Wedding Photo Leaks.

Jadakiss Says Nas Ether'd Jay-Z's "Takeover" Diss

September 11, 2011 10:45 AM

Ten years later, The LOX's Jadakiss has weighed in on Jay-Z's and Nas' early 2000's rap beef saying Young Hov's "Takeover" could not deflect Nasty Nas' "Ether" shots.

Continue reading Jadakiss Says Nas Ether'd Jay-Z's "Takeover" Diss .

Photo of the Day: Dirty Dirt Baby

September 11, 2011 12:00 AM

Can you spit better than Dirty Dirt Baby? Take your ONE SHOT for a chance to win a Grand Prize trip to NYC and a feature in RESPECT Magazine! Submit to the SOHH ONE SHOT Reverb Nation contest here!

Young Jeezy Freezes "Thug Motivation 103" LP Release Date

September 10, 2011 4:50 PM

Def Jam rapper Young Jeezy's Thug Motivation 103 will continue to keep fans waiting as new reports claim it is no longer hitting store shelves this month.

Continue reading Young Jeezy Freezes "Thug Motivation 103" LP Release Date .

Lil Wayne's Got Young Moula For Uncle Sam, Pays Back $5.6 Mil

September 10, 2011 4:09 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has reason to breathe a bit easier these days as new reports claim the Young Money leader finally cleared up a $5.6 million tax debt.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Got Young Moula For Uncle Sam, Pays Back $5.6 Mil .

Game Throws 50 Cent Under The Bus, "He's Gay & We Was Cool"

September 10, 2011 9:10 AM

West Coast rapper Game's recent onslaught toward 50 Cent continues after labeling his former G-Unit boss as a homosexual rapper.

Continue reading Game Throws 50 Cent Under The Bus, "He's Gay & We Was Cool" .

One Shot Photo of the Day: Carl William

September 10, 2011 12:00 AM

Can you spit better than Carl William here? Take your ONE SHOT for a chance to win a Grand Prize trip to NYC and a feature in RESPECT Magazine! Submit to the SOHH ONE SHOT Reverb Nation contest here!

Soulja Boy Says Salute His Shorts, Game Over For Racism, Lil Wayne Steals The Show

September 9, 2011 12:15 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we take a close look at what went wrong with Soulja Boy Tell Em and the miltary, try to explain to Game why racism and dress attire policy are two different things, pat Lil Wayne on the back for stealing the week and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Soulja Boy Says Salute His Shorts, Game Over For Racism, Lil Wayne Steals The Show.

Will 2011 Be Considered A "Golden Year" For Hip Hop [Click Here & Speak]

September 9, 2011 1:00 AM

Certain years come and go. Sure, you have your club banger here or your street anthem there, but there are certain eras in which the rap Gods smile down and artists are inspired to produce stellar work. As we begin to close out the year, is it safe to say 2011 can be considered a 'Golden Year' for rap music?

Continue reading Will 2011 Be Considered A "Golden Year" For Hip Hop [Click Here & Speak].

"I'm Going To F*ck A Lot Of People's Heads Up When I Say This"

September 9, 2011 12:15 AM

[With class sessions back in full swing, this week SOHH has decided to demonstrate school spirit by featuring entertainment personalities naming hip-hop newcomers they feel are most underrated. After rapper David Rush gave B.o.B. the "Senior" title yesterday, G-Unit's Kidd Kidd crowns "super senior" Uncle Murda SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "I'm Going To F*ck A Lot Of People's Heads Up When I Say This".

Photo of the Day: Super Senior

September 9, 2011 12:00 AM

Class Act: SOHH celebrates "Back to School" this week by featuring a daily SOHH Underrated from freshman to super senior!

Be sure to check out today's SOHH Underrated Super Senior!

Soulja Boy Tell Em Banned In Military Stores, Axes Controversial Record

September 8, 2011 5:05 PM

Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em continues to face more heat as his new "Let's Be Real" is now getting boycotted from a number of military retail outlets.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Tell Em Banned In Military Stores, Axes Controversial Record .

T.I.'s Re-Imprisonment Finally Explained, Gov't Docs Leak

September 8, 2011 5:04 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I.'s unexpected return to prison until his September 29th release has finally been explained as goverment documents justifying the move have emerged online.

Continue reading T.I.'s Re-Imprisonment Finally Explained, Gov't Docs Leak .

Slaughterhouse Rides For Their Shady Boss, "Being W/ Him, You Totally Forget He's One Of The Dopest"

September 8, 2011 4:30 PM

Hip-hop quartet Slaughterhouse recently opened up about having Grammy-winning rapper Eminem as their boss and how much creative freedom the Shady Records exec allows them.

Continue reading Slaughterhouse Rides For Their Shady Boss, "Being W/ Him, You Totally Forget He's One Of The Dopest" .

Big Sean On 'Carter IV' Sales, "Congratulations Lil Wayne, You Sh*tted On Everybody Again" [Video]

September 8, 2011 1:05 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean has weighed in on Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV nearly hitting a million sold copies its opening week and debuting atop the sales chart.

Continue reading Big Sean On 'Carter IV' Sales, "Congratulations Lil Wayne, You Sh*tted On Everybody Again" [Video] .

Wiz Khalifa's Drug Charges Roll Out, Rappper Escapes Criminal Charges

September 8, 2011 12:45 PM

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa can breathe a bit lighter these days as new reports claim that drug-related charges stemming from his November arrest have since been dropped.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa's Drug Charges Roll Out, Rappper Escapes Criminal Charges .

Pusha T Says Jay-Z's "Baby Money" Hit Harder Than Lil Wayne's Response

September 8, 2011 9:00 AM

G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T has become the latest artist to weigh in on the recent war of words from Jay-Z and Lil Wayne, saying Hov's initial "Baby Money" line impressed him more than Weezy's response.

Continue reading Pusha T Says Jay-Z's "Baby Money" Hit Harder Than Lil Wayne's Response .

"I Know Some Of These N*ggas Can't Rap Better Than Me"

September 8, 2011 8:41 AM

Cash Money Records rapper Bow Wow has shared his thoughts on not yet getting the cover of XXL Magazine and questioned the renowned hip-hop publication's reluctance to make it happen.

Continue reading "I Know Some Of These N*ggas Can't Rap Better Than Me" .

Lil Wayne's "Carter IV" En Route To Conquer Second Week Sales

September 8, 2011 8:28 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV is reportedly en route to dominate the sales chart once again next week atop of the retail albums chart.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's "Carter IV" En Route To Conquer Second Week Sales.

Game Accepts Pharrell's 'Most Underrated' Title, "I Don't Do The Things Other Rappers Do" [Video]

September 8, 2011 8:14 AM

After previously getting named most underrated by producer Pharrell Williams last year, West Coast rapper Game has stepped forward and shed light on the title.

Continue reading Game Accepts Pharrell's 'Most Underrated' Title, "I Don't Do The Things Other Rappers Do" [Video] .

Kanye West, Wiz Khalifa & Lil Wayne Lead BET Hip-Hop Awards

September 8, 2011 7:54 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne, Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa lead this year's annual BET Hip-Hop Awards set to take place next month.

Continue reading Kanye West, Wiz Khalifa & Lil Wayne Lead BET Hip-Hop Awards.

"I'm Glad Now To See Him Really Popping & Getting Into The Spotlight"

September 8, 2011 12:15 AM

[With class sessions back in full swing, this week SOHH has decided to demonstrate school spirit by featuring entertainment personalities naming hip-hop newcomers they feel are most underrated. After Diego Cash gave Nipsey Hussle the "Junior" title yesterday, rapper David Rush crowns "senior" B.o.B. SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "I'm Glad Now To See Him Really Popping & Getting Into The Spotlight".

Photo of the Day: Senior

September 8, 2011 12:00 AM

Class Act: SOHH celebrates "Back to School" this week by featuring a daily SOHH Underrated from freshman to super senior!

Be sure to check out today's SOHH Underrated Senior!

Are Cats Really Buying Stacks Of Their Own CD To Boost Numbers? [Click Here & Speak]

September 7, 2011 11:55 PM

Success in Hip Hop can often be as detrimental as failure: Sell too few records and the label will forget you; sell too many, rumors of ties to the Illuminati - or worse yet - accusations of foul play, may emerge.

Continue reading Are Cats Really Buying Stacks Of Their Own CD To Boost Numbers? [Click Here & Speak].

Mobb Deep Decode Red Deal, "The Object Of The Game Is To Control Your Own Business"

September 7, 2011 10:00 PM

Mobb Deep's Prodigy and Havoc have stepped up to provide clarification on their new record deal with Sony distributor, RED.

Continue reading Mobb Deep Decode Red Deal, "The Object Of The Game Is To Control Your Own Business".

Cormega On Eminem's "King Of Hip-Hop" Title, "He's Proven Himself To Be One Of The Greatest" [Audio]

September 7, 2011 8:45 PM

Rap veteran Cormega has shared his input on Grammy-winning rapper Eminem recently making headlines as Rolling Stone magazine's top choice for the King of Hip-Hop.

Continue reading Cormega On Eminem's "King Of Hip-Hop" Title, "He's Proven Himself To Be One Of The Greatest" [Audio].

"I Think There Are A Lot Of Dangers Any Time You Go Under The Knife"

September 7, 2011 5:30 PM

After once-obese rapper Paul Wall raised eyebrows last winter for surgically removing massive body fat, former "Celebrity Fit" star Kimberley Locke gives SOHH her analysis on the rapper's weight-shedding method.

Continue reading "I Think There Are A Lot Of Dangers Any Time You Go Under The Knife" .

Drake Puts Confidence Over Cockiness, "I'm [The] Most Confident I've Ever Been Including 'So Far Gone'" [Video]

September 7, 2011 5:25 PM

Young Money star Drake has provided an update on his forthcoming Take Care sophomore album, saying fans can expect to see a fully confident hip-hop artist when it drops next month.

Continue reading Drake Puts Confidence Over Cockiness, "I'm [The] Most Confident I've Ever Been Including 'So Far Gone'" [Video] .

Cash Money Reacts To "Carter IV" First-Week Sales, Deny Buying Ample Copies

September 7, 2011 5:17 PM

Cash Money founders Slim and Baby have shared their reactions to label star Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV surpassing projections by nearly selling a million copies in its opening week.

Continue reading Cash Money Reacts To "Carter IV" First-Week Sales, Deny Buying Ample Copies .

"I'm Tryna Really Be The Young Will Smith, That Torch Gotta Be Passed Down"

September 7, 2011 3:20 PM

In between recording sessions, Cash Money artist Bow Wow is working on his thespian aspirations, as he discusses the DVD release of Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family and his plans to expand his onscreen presence.


Continue reading "I'm Tryna Really Be The Young Will Smith, That Torch Gotta Be Passed Down".

"'Ether' Is One Of The Best Songs Nas Ever Made"

September 7, 2011 12:55 PM

[In light of the recent release of her Straight Spittin' smartphone application, rap veteran Rah Digga names her favorite lyrical slaughterers of the past, as well as offers her opinion on the state of battle rapping today.]

Continue reading "'Ether' Is One Of The Best Songs Nas Ever Made" .

Lil Wayne's The #1 Stunna, The Throne Knocks Down The Game In Top 10, Tyler The Creator Returns + Glasses Malone & Lenny Kravitz Rock The Chart

September 7, 2011 12:30 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Lil Wayne dominates his competition at No. 1, Jay-Z and Kanye West snag a spot in the Top 5, Tyler, the Creator makes a huge comeback plus Lenny Kravitz and Glasses Malone invade the chart.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's The #1 Stunna, The Throne Knocks Down The Game In Top 10, Tyler The Creator Returns + Glasses Malone & Lenny Kravitz Rock The Chart .

"They Are Really Sanctioned By Ice Cube & He Was Really Involved W/ The Whole Project"

September 7, 2011 12:20 PM

[After recently giving his Top 5 reasons to purchase his customized Ice Cube artwork, RareInk painter Mark Sgarbossa reflects on drawing out the West Coast rap veteran's vision.]

Continue reading "They Are Really Sanctioned By Ice Cube & He Was Really Involved W/ The Whole Project" .

"I Would Love To See A Rick Ross, Lil Wayne & Drake Album" [Video]

September 7, 2011 11:20 AM

Def Jam South president DJ Khaled has hinted at the possibility of rap stars Rick Ross, Drake and Lil Wayne uniting to record an entire joint project.

Continue reading "I Would Love To See A Rick Ross, Lil Wayne & Drake Album" [Video] .

Game Gets Kicked Out Of Steakhouse, "[They] Just Went From My Favorite Restaurant To The 'Racist-urant'"

September 7, 2011 11:05 AM

West Coast rapper Game has called out a Los Angeles restaurant after getting asked to leave yesterday (September 6), believing that the eatery's employees treated him in a prejudiced fashion.

Continue reading Game Gets Kicked Out Of Steakhouse, "[They] Just Went From My Favorite Restaurant To The 'Racist-urant'" .

Jay-Z & Beyonce 'Ecstatic' Over Pregnancy, Reveals The-Dream

September 7, 2011 11:00 AM

While married music couple Jay-Z and Beyonce have remained mum over their recent pregnancy news, R&B hitmaker The-Dream has stepped up and detailed their excitement.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Beyonce 'Ecstatic' Over Pregnancy, Reveals The-Dream .

Mos Def Wants That Ol' Thing Back, "I'm Retiring The Mos Def Name After 2011"

September 7, 2011 8:02 AM

Rap veteran Mos Def has revealed plans to retire his rap alias by the end of 2011, saying he has lived up to its title and is ready to move forward.

Continue reading Mos Def Wants That Ol' Thing Back, "I'm Retiring The Mos Def Name After 2011" .

Lil Wayne's "Carter IV" Just Misses A Milli, First-Week Sales Revealed

September 7, 2011 7:05 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV dismantled its music sales competition this week moving nearly a million copies.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's "Carter IV" Just Misses A Milli, First-Week Sales Revealed .

"He's What's Going On In The West Coast Right Now"

September 7, 2011 12:15 AM

[With class sessions back in full swing, this week SOHH has decided to demonstrate school spirit by featuring entertainment personalities naming hip-hop newcomers they feel are most underrated. After Hot Rod gave Roscoe Dash the "Sophomore" title yesterday, rapper Diego Cash crowns "junior" rapper Nipsey Hussle as SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He's What's Going On In The West Coast Right Now" .

Photo of the Day: Junior

September 7, 2011 12:00 AM

Class Act: SOHH celebrates "Back to School" this week by featuring a daily SOHH Underrated from freshman to super senior!

Be sure to check out today's SOHH Underrated Junior!

Snatch The Throne: Did Sales Of C4 & The Crowning Of Shady Signal The End Of Jay's Reign? [Click Here & Speak]

September 6, 2011 11:30 PM

I seen Mase do it. I seen 'Ye do it. X came through, caught lighter fluid -- Jay-Z, "A Star is Born"

Rappers have their run, some longer than others. There's no question that the Jiggaman has acheived amazing things in this thing we call Hip Hop. But as a new generation rises up, and a new rap audience demands something new, extreme and adorned in print jeggings, is it reasonable to ponder if Hov's reign as the face of rap music has had its run?

Continue reading Snatch The Throne: Did Sales Of C4 & The Crowning Of Shady Signal The End Of Jay's Reign? [Click Here & Speak].

AZ Says Life's A Beach, Explains Re-Linking W/ Nas

September 6, 2011 9:25 PM

Rap veteran AZ has updated fans on his relationship with longtime friend/collaborator Nas and how they came back together after an extended hiatus in the 2000's.

Continue reading AZ Says Life's A Beach, Explains Re-Linking W/ Nas .

Young Money/Cash Money Plot Fall Music Takeover

September 6, 2011 9:00 PM

Fans hoping for new music from Young Money/Cash Money will have their wishes met this fall with upcoming albums from Drake, Nicki Minaj, Bow Wow, Birdman and more on deck.

Continue reading Young Money/Cash Money Plot Fall Music Takeover .

"For A While, [Music] Was Kinda Gutta ... About Who Had The Most Dope"

September 6, 2011 7:00 PM

[SOHH highlights a single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After producer Willy Will explained why his beat proved three time's a charm on Lil Wayne's Carter IV LP, ATL's Nitti Beatz tells us why the neighborhood is in need of a block party.]

Continue reading "For A While, [Music] Was Kinda Gutta ... About Who Had The Most Dope".

Game Names The Most Underrated Rapper, "F*ck Who Don't Like It!!!"

September 6, 2011 4:50 PM

West Coast rapper Game made recent headlines for naming some artists he felt are the "wackest of all time," but now he has revealed his top pick for the most underrated lyricist.

Continue reading Game Names The Most Underrated Rapper, "F*ck Who Don't Like It!!!".

"The Everyday Person Isn't Coming Off Work & Saving Up For Grillz Anymore"

September 6, 2011 3:55 PM

[With recent buzz emerging about 17-year-old pop star Justin Bieber getting his teeth measured to fit a new pair of grillz, maker/rapper Paul Wall recently provided insight on the once-extremely popular Texas trend.]

Continue reading "The Everyday Person Isn't Coming Off Work & Saving Up For Grillz Anymore" .

"[Lil Wayne] Did This Kind Of Like How He Did Tha Carter"

September 6, 2011 3:35 PM

[SOHH highlights a single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After Royce Da 5'9 swung circles with his "Merry Go Round" track, Tha Carter IV producer Willy Will talks about having his beat rocked on Lil Wayne's "Intro," "Interlude" and "Outro."]

Continue reading "[Lil Wayne] Did This Kind Of Like How He Did Tha Carter" .

"Little Jumpman": "[If You're] Finding Yourself Busy, This Is The Perfect Thing To Have"

September 6, 2011 3:15 PM

[With the new release of his Little Jumpman iPhone application, actor/comedian Kevin Hart gives you his Top 5 reasons to cough up a buck in the name of comedy.]

Continue reading "Little Jumpman": "[If You're] Finding Yourself Busy, This Is The Perfect Thing To Have" .

"Eminem Has No Boundaries, And I Feel The Same Way About Game"

September 6, 2011 2:55 PM

As their Hell: The Sequel EP recently approached gold status, Detroit MC Royce Da 5'9 recently spoke with SOHH and explained why he feels his Bad Meets Evil counterpart Eminem is such a vicious battle rapper.

Continue reading "Eminem Has No Boundaries, And I Feel The Same Way About Game".

Prodigy Kills Tattle Teller Image, "I Don't Think People Understand The Definition Of Dry Snitch" [Video]

September 6, 2011 1:05 PM

Mobb Deep's Prodigy has opened up to silence critics and fans who feel he may have snitched on various individuals in his My Infamous Life autobiography.

Continue reading Prodigy Kills Tattle Teller Image, "I Don't Think People Understand The Definition Of Dry Snitch" [Video].

50 Cent Says GG-GG-GGive Some Help, "I Grew Up Without Money But I Didn't Grow Up Hungry" [Video]

September 6, 2011 12:30 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has provided clarification on his newest venture, which aims to feed a billion children throughout the world.

Continue reading 50 Cent Says GG-GG-GGive Some Help, "I Grew Up Without Money But I Didn't Grow Up Hungry" [Video] .

Soulja Boy Apologizes Over Military Jab, Ex-Sergeant Drops Diss Record

September 6, 2011 12:10 PM

Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has killed the hype suggesting that his new song takes aim at the United States military and law enforcement by releasing an apology statement.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Apologizes Over Military Jab, Ex-Sergeant Drops Diss Record .

"I Love Adele, I Love Her So Much. I Know She's My Age, I Would Even Date Her"

September 6, 2011 11:45 AM

G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean is hoping to take his music resume to the next level by revealing an interest to cross the ocean to collaborate with British singer Adele.

Continue reading "I Love Adele, I Love Her So Much. I Know She's My Age, I Would Even Date Her" .

Young Money President On Lil Wayne's Master Plan, "I Don't Know What He's Talking About"

September 6, 2011 11:35 AM

Young Money president Mack Maine has stepped forward and shared his input on rapper Lil Wayne's recent retirement talk and admitted he cannot see Weezy hanging up the mic before his 30th birthday.

Continue reading Young Money President On Lil Wayne's Master Plan, "I Don't Know What He's Talking About".

"My Life Basically Went From Good, To Bad, To Back Good Again"

September 6, 2011 9:00 AM

[SOHH highlights a single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After SOHH True Grit contest winner #13 Ed. E Ruger tells listeners why "Dummy Disease" is bad for your health, Royce Da 5'9 explains why his track "Merry Go Round" deserves a second spin.]

Continue reading "My Life Basically Went From Good, To Bad, To Back Good Again".

How Will Fatherhood Change Jiggaman's Rhymes? 2 Past Events That Jolted Hov's Sound [Click Here & Speak]

September 6, 2011 12:30 AM

Ever since power ouple Hov and B announced that their next collaboration project would be not an album but -- a baby, some pretty interesting stories have hit the Web in regards to their upcoming role as proud parents. One point that may be worth mentioning, however, is how Shawn the dad may affect Jigga the rapper.

Continue reading How Will Fatherhood Change Jiggaman's Rhymes? 2 Past Events That Jolted Hov's Sound [Click Here & Speak].

Coco Gives Ice-T A Wet Eye Exam

September 6, 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 Coco Gives Ice-T A Wet Eye Exam.

"I Think He's Gonna Go Down In History As A Great Artist"

September 6, 2011 12:15 AM

[With class sessions back in full swing, this week SOHH has decided to demonstrate school spirit by featuring entertainment personalities naming hip-hop newcomers they feel are most underrated. After Benzino gave Ray Ray the "Freshman" title, G-Note artist Hot Rod crowns "Sophomore" rapper Roscoe Dash SOHH Underrated.] 

Continue reading "I Think He's Gonna Go Down In History As A Great Artist".

Photo of the Day: Sophomore

September 6, 2011 12:00 AM

Class Act: SOHH celebrates "Back to School" this week by featuring a daily SOHH Underrated from freshman to super senior!

Be sure to check out today's SOHH Underrated Sophomore!

Soulja Boy Blasted Over Anti-Army Diss, "He Should Apologize To All Armed Forces"

September 5, 2011 7:03 PM

Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em is currently under fire over anti-law enforcement raps directed toward the FBI and army on his "Let's Be Real."

Continue reading Soulja Boy Blasted Over Anti-Army Diss, "He Should Apologize To All Armed Forces".

"What If One Of My Albums Goes Platinum Independently?"

September 5, 2011 6:29 PM

Rap newcomer Mac Miller recently discussed his indie dreams and what impact a non-major album release reaching over a million sold copies could have on the music industry.

Continue reading "What If One Of My Albums Goes Platinum Independently?" .

Raekwon & Kanye West Collabo Talks Heating Up, Promises The Chef

September 5, 2011 5:56 PM

Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon and Kanye West are reportedly in talks to link back up for a new collaboration after previously coming together for their My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy track, "Gorgeous."

Continue reading Raekwon & Kanye West Collabo Talks Heating Up, Promises The Chef .

"I'm Not A Playboy Model. I'm Not A Playmate. I'm Not Any Of Those Things"

September 5, 2011 3:27 PM

R&B singer Naturi Naughton recently opened up about her role in the forthcoming NBC show, "The Playboy Club," and how likely it is to see her in a future Playboy magazine spread.

Continue reading "I'm Not A Playboy Model. I'm Not A Playmate. I'm Not Any Of Those Things" .

Swizz Beatz Names His Biggest Regret

September 5, 2011 3:00 PM

Producer Swizz Beatz recently opened up about his greatest feats and regrets plus offered up some advice for artists looking to follow in his footsteps.

Continue reading Swizz Beatz Names His Biggest Regret.

Nicki Minaj Says She Can Do Good All By Herself, "I Don't Feel The Need To Change For Anyone"

September 5, 2011 9:48 AM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj is set to heat up newsstands in the coming weeks by getting featured in an upcoming issues of women's lifestyle publication Glamour magazine.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Says She Can Do Good All By Herself, "I Don't Feel The Need To Change For Anyone".

Wiz Khalifa Backs Up Amber Rose's Media Battle, "I Stand By My Wife"

September 5, 2011 9:34 AM

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa has opened up about girlfriend/model Amber Rose's recent public feud with VIBE magazine over retracted published statements.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Backs Up Amber Rose's Media Battle, "I Stand By My Wife" .

"Maybe Not The Most Underappreciated, But [Soulja Boy's] Definitely The Most Misunderstood"

September 5, 2011 9:23 AM

Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em's buzz has reached electronic mashup musician Girl Talk who finds the 21 year-old hip-hop star heavily misunderstood.

Continue reading "Maybe Not The Most Underappreciated, But [Soulja Boy's] Definitely The Most Misunderstood" .

Beyonce & Jay-Z Go International For The Big 3-0

September 5, 2011 9:00 AM

Grammy-winning married couple Beyonce and Jay-Z cruised off the coast to Italy over the weekend in celebration of turning 30.

Continue reading Beyonce & Jay-Z Go International For The Big 3-0.

UPDATE: The King Of The South Remains Caged, T.I. Behind Bars

September 5, 2011 8:39 AM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. will reportedly complete the rest of his time behind bars after making headlines last week for getting released from an Arkansas prison to a Georiga halfway house.

Continue reading UPDATE: The King Of The South Remains Caged, T.I. Behind Bars .

"When I See [Him], I See A Young Jay-Z"

September 5, 2011 12:15 AM

[With class sessions back in full swing, this week SOHH has decided to demonstrate school spirit by featuring entertainment personalities naming hip-hop newcomers they feel are most underrated. After Waka Flocka Flame gave J. Cole the title last week, Benzino crowns "freshman" rapper Ray Ray aka Cool Breeze Ray as SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "When I See [Him], I See A Young Jay-Z".

Photo of the Day: Freshman

September 5, 2011 12:00 AM

Class Act: SOHH celebrates "Back to School" this week by featuring a daily SOHH Underrated from freshman to super senior!

Be sure to check out today's SOHH Underrated Freshman!

Why Did Rozay Shrug Off Bigger Beefs But Send The Goons At Kreayshawn? [Click Here & Speak]

September 4, 2011 11:55 AM

With what may be the oddest rap feud since Nelly versus KRS One, sh*t almost got real at the 2011 Video Music Awards after Ricky Rozay and friends confronted Bay Area artist Kreayshawn and rent-a-goon Stretch.

Continue reading Why Did Rozay Shrug Off Bigger Beefs But Send The Goons At Kreayshawn? [Click Here & Speak].

Consequence Rewinds Pusha T's Jabs, "He's Talking About How What I'm Doing Is Pathetic"

September 4, 2011 9:45 AM

Former G.O.O.D. Music affiliate Consequence has responded to recent remarks by Pusha T along the lines of him no longer having relevancy and how his public feud with rapper Kanye West is pathetic.

Continue reading Consequence Rewinds Pusha T's Jabs, "He's Talking About How What I'm Doing Is Pathetic" .

Justin Bieber Gets His Grill Measured Up, "I'm Gonna Swag It The F*ck Out!"

September 4, 2011 9:00 AM

Rap fans hoping to catch a glimpse of pop star Justin Bieber seeping more into hip-hop culture may be in luck as the 17 year-old recently got fitted for teeth jewelery.

Continue reading Justin Bieber Gets His Grill Measured Up, "I'm Gonna Swag It The F*ck Out!" .

"I Think There Are Several Rappers That Are In The Closet & Gay"

September 4, 2011 8:00 AM

West Coast rapper Game recently shared his input on the gay community and admitted while he does not have a problem with gays in general, he does find issues with undisclosed homosexual hip-hop artists.

Continue reading "I Think There Are Several Rappers That Are In The Closet & Gay" .

Wiz Khalifa Rolls Up Pothead Stereotype, "My Message Is Way Beyond Smoking Weed"

September 4, 2011 7:25 AM

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa has struck back at critics who irrationally place him in a marijuana-only stereotypical category, saying his music is deeper than pothead assumptions.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Rolls Up Pothead Stereotype, "My Message Is Way Beyond Smoking Weed" .

Eminem & Lil Wayne Pull Off One Night Stand Down Under

September 4, 2011 7:00 AM

Grammy-winning rappers Eminem and Lil Wayne have decided to link up for a one-night only concert right after the Thanksgiving holiday in Australia.

Continue reading Eminem & Lil Wayne Pull Off One Night Stand Down Under .

Photo of the Day: Jim Jones Rides Fly In Brooklyn

September 4, 2011 12:00 AM

Ride Or Die: Dipset's Jim Jones makes a quick stop while in Brooklyn, New York.

Photo taken from Jim Jones' Twitter

Cash Money Bursts The Pop Bubble, "We Started W/ Rap; Now We Want To Expand"

September 3, 2011 3:00 PM

Cash Money Records continues to expand its horizon in the music industry by signing its first pop group.

Continue reading Cash Money Bursts The Pop Bubble, "We Started W/ Rap; Now We Want To Expand".

"One Person That I Worked With That Kinda Rubbed Me The Wrong Way Was R. Kelly"

September 3, 2011 2:35 PM

[Fresh of the heels of a project with up-and-coming rap group There Goes the Neighborhood, Atlanta producer Nitti Beatz reflects on how working with one of the biggest name's in black music became a less than stellar experience.]

Continue reading "One Person That I Worked With That Kinda Rubbed Me The Wrong Way Was R. Kelly".

Lil Wayne Wanted Amy, Amy, Amy Winehouse On "Carter IV"

September 3, 2011 2:14 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV could have had a soulful British sound to it as new reports claim Weezy wanted the late Amy Winehouse on his latest solo effort.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Wanted Amy, Amy, Amy Winehouse On "Carter IV" .

"When I Went To Jail, I Ain't Go In There As Beanie Sigel"

September 3, 2011 2:00 PM

In the wake of rapper T.I. being released from jail earlier this week, rapper Beanie Sigel recently gave his take on being an artist behind bars.

Continue reading "When I Went To Jail, I Ain't Go In There As Beanie Sigel".

T.I.'s Wife Speaks Out, "This Is A Bunch Of Bullsh*t"

September 3, 2011 8:48 AM

Atlanta rapper T.I.'s wife, Tiny Cottle, has come forward to speak on her husband being placed back under federal custody less than 48 hours after his release from an Arkansas prison to a halfway house this week.

Continue reading T.I.'s Wife Speaks Out, "This Is A Bunch Of Bullsh*t" .

Lupe Fiasco Sends Warning Shots To Jay-Z, Lil Wayne & More, "I'm About To Skaaaate On These N*ggas" [Video]

September 3, 2011 8:40 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco appears hungry for the "King of Hip Hop" crown after telling recent Chicago concertgoers to spread the word that he is the best artist in the game right now.

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Sends Warning Shots To Jay-Z, Lil Wayne & More, "I'm About To Skaaaate On These N*ggas" [Video] .

Asher Roth Drains His Spaghetti Tree, Peels Back New Album Title [Video]

September 3, 2011 8:24 AM

Rapper Asher Roth has provided fans with an update on his upcoming sophomore album, The Spaghetti Tree, revealing his decision to nix its original title.

Continue reading Asher Roth Drains His Spaghetti Tree, Peels Back New Album Title [Video].

Photo of the Day: Royce Da 5'9 Celebrates "Bad Meets Evil" Success

September 3, 2011 12:00 AM

Bad Meets Gold: Slaughterhouse's Royce Da 5'9 gets presented with a gold plaque for Hell: The Sequel.

Photo taken from Royce Da 5'9's Twitter

"Even While T.I. Was Away, He Still Remained A Pretty Intricate Part..."

September 2, 2011 10:00 PM

With T.I. finally getting back to the swing of daily life, no longer in an Arkansas prison facility, SOHH decided to hit up his Akoo Clothing marketing director Jeff Belizaire to get an update on the "King of the South."

Continue reading "Even While T.I. Was Away, He Still Remained A Pretty Intricate Part..." .

Dorrough On Wreaking Drama Upon The Mixtape Game, "[Our Tape] Got The Most Feedback That I've Ever Gotten"

September 2, 2011 5:50 PM

With the new release of his Silent Assassin mixtape buzzing, SOHH hit up Dallas, Texas' Dorrough to find out why he decided to link with Atlanta's own DJ Drama for the retail project.

Continue reading Dorrough On Wreaking Drama Upon The Mixtape Game, "[Our Tape] Got The Most Feedback That I've Ever Gotten" .

Machine Gun Kelly Unloads Kid Cudi's Rage Disses, "I'm Not About To Set My City Back 10 Years" [Video]

September 2, 2011 4:40 PM

Cleveland rapper Machine Gun Kelly has killed hype surrounding his recent heated exchange with Kid Cudi over the term "raging" and said he refuses to entertain a possible full fledged beef.

Continue reading Machine Gun Kelly Unloads Kid Cudi's Rage Disses, "I'm Not About To Set My City Back 10 Years" [Video] .

Mobb Deep Keep Their Word, Paint The Music Biz "RED"

September 2, 2011 4:35 PM

Mobb Deep fans anticipating music from Prodigy and Havoc have had their wishes granted as the rap veterans finally reveal a new record deal.

Continue reading Mobb Deep Keep Their Word, Paint The Music Biz "RED".

Juelz Santana On New York's Void, "It Is What It Is" [Video]

September 2, 2011 4:10 PM

Dipset's Juelz Santana recently shared his input on the state of New York rap and why he is grateful to still be considered relevant in hip-hop's ever-changing climate.

Continue reading Juelz Santana On New York's Void, "It Is What It Is" [Video] .

"[T.I.] Inspired Me To Keep Going When I Was Thinking About Quitting"

September 2, 2011 3:15 PM

West Coast rapper Glasses Malone has divulged on the career-changing motivation he received from an unlikely source years back when he contemplated hanging up the microphone for good.

Continue reading "[T.I.] Inspired Me To Keep Going When I Was Thinking About Quitting" .

Lil Wayne Sees The Good In The Bad, "I'm Glad ['Carter IV'] Leaked"

September 2, 2011 1:11 PM

Young Money leader Lil Wayne recently opened up about his long-awaited Tha Carter IV album leaking days prior to its release and why he sees the bright side of its unauthorized premiere.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Sees The Good In The Bad, "I'm Glad ['Carter IV'] Leaked" .

"From Bablyon To Timbuk 2": "I've Been In The Game For 18 Years & Seen A Lot"

September 2, 2011 12:55 PM

[With the new release of his long-awaited From Babylon to Timbuk 2 debut finally in stores, Wu-Tang Clan affiliate Timbo King offers up his Top 5 reasons to pick up the LP.]

Continue reading "From Bablyon To Timbuk 2": "I've Been In The Game For 18 Years & Seen A Lot".

Bawse Punks The White Girl Mob Boss, T.I. Back, Game Knocks Down 'The Throne'

September 2, 2011 12:30 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, we witness Rick Ross get his Ashton Kutcher on with Kreayshawn, find out T.I. is back then gone then back again, realize The Game is far from over and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Bawse Punks The White Girl Mob Boss, T.I. Back, Game Knocks Down 'The Throne'.

DMX Says He's 'Not That' Dude, "Catch Me In Traffic Or Don't Catch Me At All" [Video]

September 2, 2011 12:10 PM

Embattled rapper DMX may be tweeting these days but the recently freed ex-Def Jam star says he is not the mastermind behind his Twitter acount.

Continue reading DMX Says He's 'Not That' Dude, "Catch Me In Traffic Or Don't Catch Me At All" [Video] .

Drake Puts Rick Ross In B.I.G. Shoes, "The Only Way I Can Describe [His LP] Is Like 'Doggy Style' Or 'Ready To Die'"

September 2, 2011 12:00 PM

Young Money star Drake recently gave props to Maybach Music leader Rick Ross and his forthcoming God Forgives, I Don't album by comparing it amongst hip-hop classics.

Continue reading Drake Puts Rick Ross In B.I.G. Shoes, "The Only Way I Can Describe [His LP] Is Like 'Doggy Style' Or 'Ready To Die'" .

Bad Meets Evil & Now Strike Gold Status

September 2, 2011 11:35 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem and Royce Da 5'9 have officially reached gold status for their new joint album, Hell: The Sequel, moving over 500,000 copies.

Continue reading Bad Meets Evil & Now Strike Gold Status.

UPDATE: T.I. Bailed From Halfway House, Taken Into Federal Custody

September 2, 2011 12:48 AM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. has reportedly been removed from a Georgia halfway house to an undisclosed location less than 48 hours after being released from an Arkansas jail for an 11-month sentence.

Continue reading UPDATE: T.I. Bailed From Halfway House, Taken Into Federal Custody .

"RareInk": "We Wanted To Represent What [Ice Cube's] LP Covers Stood For"

September 2, 2011 12:15 AM

[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. Artist Mark Sgarbossa wraps up this week by detailing his Top 5 reasons to hook up your dorm room with some authentic Ice Cube/RareInk art.]

Continue reading "RareInk": "We Wanted To Represent What [Ice Cube's] LP Covers Stood For" .

Photo of the Day: Lugz Contest

September 2, 2011 12:00 AM

Look At Me Now: Congratulations to the four lucky Lugz/SOHH contest winners showing off what they are rocking this semester!

Click here for more about Lugz.

What MC's Should Just Duke It Out & Go For Blood? 3 Brutal Matchups That Need To Go Down [Click Here & Speak]

September 1, 2011 11:55 PM

A war on wax is as old as Hip Hop itself. What began as a way for emcees to prove who was truly lyrically superior has become a way for some artists to put the spotlight on themselves while sending their rival back to the block.

Continue reading What MC's Should Just Duke It Out & Go For Blood? 3 Brutal Matchups That Need To Go Down [Click Here & Speak].

Scarface Says Guess Who's Back, Surprises In Houston [Video]

September 1, 2011 5:38 PM

Houston rap legend Scarface proved he is indeed a free man these days after a 10-month jail bid by resurfacing as an unexpected special guest at DMX's Houston, Texas concert last night (August 31).

Continue reading Scarface Says Guess Who's Back, Surprises In Houston [Video] .

Marc Anthony Breaks Silence On J. Lo Divorce

September 1, 2011 4:57 PM

Latin singer Marc Anthony has come forward to address making summer headlines over the past couple months for publicly announcing his separation from Jennifer Lopez.

Continue reading Marc Anthony Breaks Silence On J. Lo Divorce .

Tyler, The Creator Thanks His Lucky Charms, Meets Eminem In Ireland

September 1, 2011 4:42 PM

Odd Future's Tyler, the Creator got an opportunity to talk to the "King of Hip-Hop" recently, revealing a one-on-one chat he had with Grammy-winning rapper Eminem in Ireland.

Continue reading Tyler, The Creator Thanks His Lucky Charms, Meets Eminem In Ireland .

MMG's Meek Mill Is Amped That 'T.I. Back', "[I'll] Have Him Get Out To The Hottest Song Of The Year"

September 1, 2011 4:20 PM

It looks like the fans aren't the only ones excited about T.I.'s jail release this week as Maybach Music Group's Meek Mill has revealed plans to recruit the "King of the South" for a collaboration.

Continue reading MMG's Meek Mill Is Amped That 'T.I. Back', "[I'll] Have Him Get Out To The Hottest Song Of The Year" .

"Straight Spittin'": "This Is An Opportunity For You To Put Together Your Roughest & Toughest 16 Bars"

September 1, 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, hip-hop veteran Rah Digga gives you Top 5 reasons to cop her new Straight Spittin' smartphone application.]

Continue reading "Straight Spittin'": "This Is An Opportunity For You To Put Together Your Roughest & Toughest 16 Bars".

"I Actually Close Out 'Tha Carter IV', I'm The Last Voice You Hear"

September 1, 2011 1:40 PM

With Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV looking to push nearly "a milli" copies in its opening week, Flipmode Squad leader Busta Rhymes reflects on his contribution to the long-awaited LP.

Continue reading "I Actually Close Out 'Tha Carter IV', I'm The Last Voice You Hear" .

"That Would've Been So G If [Justin Bieber] Would've Done All The Swearing"

September 1, 2011 1:35 PM

Young Money's Drake recently shared his reaction to teenage pop star Justin Bieber releasing a remixed version of "Trust Issues" and admits he wanted to hear the fellow Canadian artist's uncensored lyrics.

Continue reading "That Would've Been So G If [Justin Bieber] Would've Done All The Swearing" .

Kanye West's "Dark Twisted Fantasy" Follow-Up In The Works, Promises Detail [Video]

September 1, 2011 12:45 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West is wasting no time relishing in the success of his Watch the Throne joint Jay-Z album and has already begun working on the follow-up to last year's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.

Continue reading Kanye West's "Dark Twisted Fantasy" Follow-Up In The Works, Promises Detail [Video].

Bow Wow Says Let Lil Wayne/Jay-Z Duke It Out, "How Come Two Great Rappers [Can't] Go At Each Other?"

September 1, 2011 9:08 AM

While Drake and Jadakiss have already said they want nothing to do with Young Money's Lil Wayne firing shots at rap mogul Jay-Z on their "I'm Good" collaboration, Cash Money's Bow Wow says let the battle begin.

Continue reading Bow Wow Says Let Lil Wayne/Jay-Z Duke It Out, "How Come Two Great Rappers [Can't] Go At Each Other?" .

Pusha T Grinds Out Solo Def Jam Deal, "That Machine W/ My Creativity Is Gonna Make For Satisfied Fans"

September 1, 2011 8:28 AM

G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T has updated fans wondering about his current association with Kanye West's label and said a joint venture with Def Jam Records has been finalized.

Continue reading Pusha T Grinds Out Solo Def Jam Deal, "That Machine W/ My Creativity Is Gonna Make For Satisfied Fans" .

Jay-Z's Hard At Work W/ 'Blueprint III' Follow-Up, "He's Started Again"

September 1, 2011 8:10 AM

Fans hoping to learn more about the progress of Jay-Z's Blueprint III follow-up can start getting even more excited as producer No I.D. promises the hip-hop mogul is chipping away at new music.

Continue reading Jay-Z's Hard At Work W/ 'Blueprint III' Follow-Up, "He's Started Again" .

V-Nasty Contemplates Retiring The N-Word, "I Ain't Never Thought About No Colors Or Nothing" [Video]

September 1, 2011 7:47 AM

White Girl Mob's V-Nasty may have stirred tensions over the past few months with her usage of the N-Word, but the California rapper now reveals plans to possibly stop using the racial term.

Continue reading V-Nasty Contemplates Retiring The N-Word, "I Ain't Never Thought About No Colors Or Nothing" [Video] .

"Everything About Him Says, 'I Am An Artist' "

September 1, 2011 12:15 AM

[Brooklyn Cipher: SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After Ciph Diggy gave the title to Showbiz & A.G. earlier this week, Brooklyn rapper Ciph Boogie crowns Lupe Fiasco as SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "Everything About Him Says, 'I Am An Artist' " .

Can The Rubberband Man Bounce Back To The Top Of Rap's Elite? [Click Here & Speak]

September 1, 2011 12:05 AM

T.I. Back. T.I. Back. There's all these bloggers screaming that T.I. back. That's right, the e-hood is abuzz that the self-proclaimed 'King of the South' is once again a free man and ready to walk yet another road to redemption.

Continue reading Can The Rubberband Man Bounce Back To The Top Of Rap's Elite? [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: Bun B Chillaxes In Houston

September 1, 2011 12:00 AM

Chillaxin: UGK's Bun B enjoys "Bun Day" during the New Skool concert at Houston, Texas' Warehouse Live.

Photo credit: Onaome Mukoro Photography

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