October 2011 Archives

Odd Future Member Accused Of Hitting Woman, OF Rep Responds

October 31, 2011 6:11 PM

Odd Future continues to remain in music headlines, however, its group member Left Brain who is being accused of attacking a female photographer over the weekend in New Orleans.

Continue reading Odd Future Member Accused Of Hitting Woman, OF Rep Responds .

Kim Kardashian Files For Divorce, "I Had Hoped This Marriage Was Forever..."

October 31, 2011 5:02 PM

Hollywood reality star Kim Kardashian has had enough of the married life and filed for divorce from her husband of 72 days, NBA star Kris Humphries, this Halloween.

Continue reading Kim Kardashian Files For Divorce, "I Had Hoped This Marriage Was Forever..." .

Fat Joe Hearts Ja Rule, "He's A Beautiful Dude"

October 31, 2011 4:25 PM

As incarcerated rapper Ja Rule continues serving a four year jail sentence, Terror Squad leader Fat Joe reflects on the fellow New York hip-hop artist current stint.

Continue reading Fat Joe Hearts Ja Rule, "He's A Beautiful Dude" .

Nas & Amy Winehouse Blow "Smoke" Together

October 31, 2011 4:08 PM

Music fans hoping to hear the late Amy Winehouse and rap veteran Nas on the same track will finally get their wish on her upcoming posthumous release, Lioness: Hidden Treasures.

Continue reading Nas & Amy Winehouse Blow "Smoke" Together .

Waka Flocka Flame Addresses Confusing "Gucci Home" Tweet [Audio]

October 31, 2011 2:20 PM

Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame has come forward to address recent confusion he created by tweeting "Gucci Home", despite his Ferrari Boyz partner still incarcerated serving out a six-month jail sentence.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame Addresses Confusing "Gucci Home" Tweet [Audio].

Drake's "Take Care" Album Tracklisting Leaks

October 31, 2011 1:05 PM

With Young Money star Drake's Take Care just two weeks away from release, the project's long-awaited tracklisting has officially landed online.

Continue reading Drake's "Take Care" Album Tracklisting Leaks.

Paul Wall Follows Rah Digga's Lead, Picks Up Mic For Battle Rap

October 31, 2011 12:45 PM

Houston rapper Paul Wall appears to be following in the same path as female emcee Rah Digga, as he plans to release his own rap battle mobile game.

Continue reading Paul Wall Follows Rah Digga's Lead, Picks Up Mic For Battle Rap .

Kreayshawn Wants To Cash-In W/ Curren$y, "We've Been Trying To Link Up"

October 31, 2011 11:25 AM

West Coast rapper Kreayshawn is looking to take her movement to the Big Easy by revealing plans to hook-up with New Orleans rapper Curren$y.

Continue reading Kreayshawn Wants To Cash-In W/ Curren$y, "We've Been Trying To Link Up" .

"Suge Knight's A Real N*gga So I'm Just Saluting Him" [Audio]

October 31, 2011 10:32 AM

After recently confirming speculation claiming he is rubbing elbows alongside former Death Row Records owner Suge Knight, Atlanta's Waka Flocka Flame how now expanded on his real motivation for linking with the music executive.

Continue reading "Suge Knight's A Real N*gga So I'm Just Saluting Him" [Audio].

50 Cent Calls "In Da Club" A Gift & Curse [Video]

October 31, 2011 9:41 AM

G-Unit's 50 Cent recently opened up about the success of his 2002 "In Da Club" smash hit and how despite his later achievements, he still gets compared to his debut material.

Continue reading 50 Cent Calls "In Da Club" A Gift & Curse [Video] .

Gangsta Boo & Kreayshawn Squash Feud, "It's No Beef For Christ Sakes"

October 31, 2011 9:28 AM

Despite publicly going after rap newcomer Kreayshawn last week, female emcee Gangsta Boo has officially retired any further beef or feud speculation.

Continue reading Gangsta Boo & Kreayshawn Squash Feud, "It's No Beef For Christ Sakes".

Kanye Says G.O.O.D. Compilation Coming: Who Gave Rap The Best Posse Album Ever? [Click Here & Speak]

October 31, 2011 12:15 AM

Ahhhh, the compilation album. Sometimes used to feed the hunger of anxious rap fans dying to hear some of their favorite rappers team up to form the perfect storm, sometimes used to help push some of rap's lesser knowns into the public eye. Either way, along with mixtapes, freestyles and drug charges, the posse cuts are one of those phenoms that help keep rap interesting.

Continue reading Kanye Says G.O.O.D. Compilation Coming: Who Gave Rap The Best Posse Album Ever? [Click Here & Speak].

Hip-Hop Is Undead: 7 Ghouly Rapper Death Predictions, "He Suffered Not One, Not Two...But Ten [Bullets]..."

October 31, 2011 12:15 AM

What's a ghoul to a goblin? Apparently, a hell of a lot. They say "hip-hop is dead", so just in time for Halloween, we at SOHH thought it'd be fun to take a hilariously, spooky look at what it would be like if some of the game's hottest spitter's suddenly went belly up...


Continue reading Hip-Hop Is Undead: 7 Ghouly Rapper Death Predictions, "He Suffered Not One, Not Two...But Ten [Bullets]...".

Photo of the Day: SOHH's Top Rapper Obituaries (Happy Halloween)

October 31, 2011 12:00 AM

SOHH Spooky: Celebrate Halloween this fall with SOHH's Hip-Hop Undead: 7 Ghouly Rapper Deaths exclusive feature!

SOHH wishes you a safe and scary Halloween celebration!

"That Boy Rick Ross, He's Never Had A Vacation"

October 30, 2011 2:29 PM

As rap star Rick Ross continues to make his presence felt through Twitter following two scary seizures earlier this month, Maybach Music Group protege Meek Mill says his "Boss" is due for a well-earned vacation.

Continue reading "That Boy Rick Ross, He's Never Had A Vacation".

Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music Comp LP Steam Rollin', Promises Pusha T

October 30, 2011 2:20 PM

After Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West hinted at plans to put out a G.O.O.D. Music compilation album next year a couple weeks ago, The Clipse's Pusha T has now provided a small update on the project.

Continue reading Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music Comp LP Steam Rollin', Promises Pusha T .

Mobb Deep's Prodigy Ready To End Jay-Z Beef, "Tell Him To Get In The Studio"

October 30, 2011 1:42 PM

Despite Jay-Z publicly taunting Mobb Deep's Prodigy on his 2001 Blueprint diss track "Takeover," Capital P and Havoc claim they are past rap tensions with the hip-hop mogul.

Continue reading Mobb Deep's Prodigy Ready To End Jay-Z Beef, "Tell Him To Get In The Studio" .

Photo of the Day: ASAP Rocky Plays The Piano

October 30, 2011 12:00 AM

Mr. Piano Man: Newly signed RCA rapper A$AP Rocky shows off his keys.

Photo taken from A$AP Rocky's Twitter

"I'm Going To Be Honest, I Used To Be Homophobic But That's F*cked Up"

October 29, 2011 7:43 PM

Harlem newcomer A$AP Rocky recently talked about his past views on homosexuality and how he has since overcome being anti-gay and embraced the sexual preference.

Continue reading "I'm Going To Be Honest, I Used To Be Homophobic But That's F*cked Up" .

50 Cent Releases Another Heated PSA, "I Don't Want To Do Business W/ These F*ckers Anymore"

October 29, 2011 7:18 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent continues to build off an eye-raising public service announcement one week ago by once again issuing another directed toward banks and politicians.

Continue reading 50 Cent Releases Another Heated PSA, "I Don't Want To Do Business W/ These F*ckers Anymore" .

2 Chainz Spills Syrup Drinking Hazards, "People Should Be Very Careful Because Its Addictive & Can Be Fatal"

October 29, 2011 6:38 PM

Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz aka Tity Boi recently talked about the popularity of "Syrup" drinking and why mixing codeine with cough medicine is more dangerous than people may think.

Continue reading 2 Chainz Spills Syrup Drinking Hazards, "People Should Be Very Careful Because Its Addictive & Can Be Fatal" .

Soulja Boy Tells Justin Bieber What Went Down W/ His Drug, Weapon Possession Arrest

October 29, 2011 11:51 AM

Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has remained mum on the topic of his recent Georgia arrest on drug/weapon possession, however, he has reportedly given pop star Justin Bieber the inside scoop on the situation.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Tells Justin Bieber What Went Down W/ His Drug, Weapon Possession Arrest .

Fat Joe Won't Give Rick Ross Health Advice, "I Can't Offer That Man Nothin'"

October 29, 2011 11:33 AM

After having made headlines last summer for massive weight loss, Terror Squad leader Fat Joe has shed light on Miami's Rick Ross suffering two seizures earlier this month.

Continue reading Fat Joe Won't Give Rick Ross Health Advice, "I Can't Offer That Man Nothin'" .

50 Cent On Not Self Destructing Twitter, "Entertainers Are Supposed To Entertain On It" [Video]

October 29, 2011 11:23 AM

With over five million followers and counting, G-Unit's 50 Cent has opened up about his love for social networking tool Twitter and his stance on how entertainers utilize it.

Continue reading 50 Cent On Not Self Destructing Twitter, "Entertainers Are Supposed To Entertain On It" [Video] .

Pusha T Reveals Turning Down Kanye West & Jay-Z "Watch The Throne" Anthem

October 29, 2011 11:05 AM

G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T may have indirectly helped boost the hype surrounding Kanye West and Jay-Z's Watch the Throne album by revealing being offered the album's latest single, "N*ggas In Paris," but ultimately turning it down.

Continue reading Pusha T Reveals Turning Down Kanye West & Jay-Z "Watch The Throne" Anthem .

Wiz Khalifa Tells Amber Rose Make Room, Adds Another Big Booty Into His Life

October 29, 2011 10:38 AM

Taylor Gang leader Wiz Khalifa continues to get surrounded by women with large backsides by inking 25 year-old former video vixen-turned-rapper LoLa Monroe to his label.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Tells Amber Rose Make Room, Adds Another Big Booty Into His Life .

Photo Day: Diggy Simmons

October 29, 2011 12:00 AM

From Nothin' To Somethin': Diggy Simmons takes time to give Pharrell Williams props.

Photo Credit: Ann Billingsley/Ann Billingsley Photography

St. Louis Cardinals Win World Series, Rappers React

October 28, 2011 11:29 PM

The St. Louis Cardinals are once again world champions after defeating the Texas Rangers in a decisive Game 7 of the World Series, 6-2, which has sparked tons of hip-hop reactions.

Continue reading St. Louis Cardinals Win World Series, Rappers React .

Soulja Boy Says Stop Stealing His Pretty Boy Swag, "N*ggas Trying To Sound Like Me & Sh*t"

October 28, 2011 10:00 PM

Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em is pointing fingers at fellow hip-hop artists taking cues from his music and trying to run with the 21 year-old's style.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Says Stop Stealing His Pretty Boy Swag, "N*ggas Trying To Sound Like Me & Sh*t" .

"What Kind Of Game Could Madlib Or Danger Mouse Create From Scratch?"

October 28, 2011 8:35 PM

With hip-hop stars like 50 Cent putting out his own video games in recent years and rap icon Ice Cube doing a voiceover for last year's all-time selling video game Call of Duty: Black Ops, Resistance 3 Creative Director Marcus Smith gives his take on the growing movement.

Continue reading "What Kind Of Game Could Madlib Or Danger Mouse Create From Scratch?".

A$AP Rocky Reveals $3 Mil Record Signing, "Nobody's Gotten A Deal Like That Since 50 Cent"

October 28, 2011 6:00 PM

Harlem rap newcomer A$AP Rocky is reportedy paving ways in a questionable music industry, record sales-wise, by admitting to cashing-in on a recent $3 million record deal with RCA.

Continue reading A$AP Rocky Reveals $3 Mil Record Signing, "Nobody's Gotten A Deal Like That Since 50 Cent" .

Rick Ross Finally Speaks Out, "Stronger Than I've Ever Been"

October 28, 2011 5:40 PM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross has begun demonstrating signs of recovery after experiencing two seizures earlier this month, as he has taken the time to assure fans that the "Boss" is regaining his strength.

Continue reading Rick Ross Finally Speaks Out, "Stronger Than I've Ever Been" .

Gucci Mane Gets Bad News In Court, "He Thinks The Rules Don't Apply To Him"

October 28, 2011 5:05 PM

Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane was handed some bad news after appearing in court on Friday (October 28) after his jail reduction plea was rejected by a Dekalb County judge.

Continue reading Gucci Mane Gets Bad News In Court, "He Thinks The Rules Don't Apply To Him".

"We Were Hustlers Before The Labels Were Looking For [Southern] Acts"

October 28, 2011 4:20 PM

SOHH recently caught up with Atlanta producer Nitti Beatz to discuss the South's continued dominance on much of today's rap music.

Continue reading "We Were Hustlers Before The Labels Were Looking For [Southern] Acts".

"We Just Want To Go Out There & Show Them What We're About"

October 28, 2011 3:10 PM

[With today marking the launch of VooDoo Fest in New Orleans, Bay Area six-man DJ crew The Bangerz talk about what they expect to gather from their three-day adventure in The Big Easy.]

Continue reading "We Just Want To Go Out There & Show Them What We're About".

Nicki Minaj Explodes On Maid, LA Police Get Called In

October 28, 2011 1:25 PM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj is once again making legal headlines, but this time it is due to an alleged altercation with her maid.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Explodes On Maid, LA Police Get Called In.

Webbie Says Rocsi Wants His Magic Stick, 50 Cent Can't Swallow Weezy's Numbers, Lil Wayne Reigns Supreme

October 28, 2011 12:45 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we find ourselves on the ground laughing out loud over Webbie's Rocsi/Terrence J disses, try to figure out why even though 50 Cent might have a point about Tha Carter IV sales...who CARES?, give Lil Wayne the floor and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Webbie Says Rocsi Wants His Magic Stick, 50 Cent Can't Swallow Weezy's Numbers, Lil Wayne Reigns Supreme.

"People Don't Know That 50 Cent Is Like My Favorite [Rapper]"

October 28, 2011 12:35 PM

Although he's signed to and has collaborated with lyrical boss Kanye West, G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T has revealed that his favorite hip-hop artist is G-Unit's platinum-selling rapper 50 Cent.

Continue reading "People Don't Know That 50 Cent Is Like My Favorite [Rapper]".

2 Chainz Explains Letting His Tity Go, "[Now It's] Lady & Kid Friendly"

October 28, 2011 11:55 AM

Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz has finally explained his recent metamorphosis from former rap alias "Tity Boi" and how the new identity is more acceptable toward his lady fans.

Continue reading 2 Chainz Explains Letting His Tity Go, "[Now It's] Lady & Kid Friendly" .

Wale Lays Back On Emo Haters, "I Don't Gotta Try To Out Cool Everybody, Every Song"

October 28, 2011 9:40 AM

Maybach Music Group's Wale recently opened up about injecting emotion into his music and why he does not sweat over getting seen as an "emo" emcee.

Continue reading Wale Lays Back On Emo Haters, "I Don't Gotta Try To Out Cool Everybody, Every Song" .

Nicki Minaj Heads To M.I.A., Gives Her "Love" To Madonna

October 28, 2011 9:26 AM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj continues to build up her music portfolio by reportedly linking with pop veteran Madonna and hip-rocker M.I.A. for an upcoming new collaboration called "Give Me All Your Love."

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Heads To M.I.A., Gives Her "Love" To Madonna .

Drake Says Yeezy's Now His Competition: Should Kanye Be So Appalled? [Click Here & Speak]

October 28, 2011 12:10 AM

Aw, man. I'm pretty sure an egomaniac like Kanye West views his only competition as Michael Jackson and ironically, the man in the mirror. For a relative newcomer like Drizzy Drake to hit the scene and basically say he's running neck-to-neck with rap's Liberace is some cray sh*t.

Continue reading Drake Says Yeezy's Now His Competition: Should Kanye Be So Appalled? [Click Here & Speak].

"They Had No Business Rapping But They Did It & They Did It Really F*cking Well"

October 28, 2011 12:05 AM

Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. After "Breakfast Club" radio host Angela Yee dished out her top emcees, "Big Morning Buzz" TV host Carrie Keagan scoops out her five picks.

Continue reading "They Had No Business Rapping But They Did It & They Did It Really F*cking Well" .

Photo of the Day: Nicki Minaj Puts On Her Game Face

October 28, 2011 12:00 AM

Hello, Kitty: Young Money's Nicki Minaj puts on her game face.

Photo taken from Nicki Minaj's Twitter

Lil Wayne Tells Nicki Minaj To Step Her Game Up, "I'm Not Satisfied W/ Anything She's Done"

October 27, 2011 10:20 PM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj's platinum-selling Pink Friday debut, new makeup/nail polish line and hit singles are not enough for her boss, Lil Wayne, who expects the leading female emcee to reach even greater heights.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Tells Nicki Minaj To Step Her Game Up, "I'm Not Satisfied W/ Anything She's Done".

Drake & Kanye West Get Infected W/ Bieber Fever

October 27, 2011 8:15 PM

Pop star Justin Bieber refuses to sway away from his love for hip-hop and has recruited rap stars Kanye West and Drake to appear on a forthcoming new album.

Continue reading Drake & Kanye West Get Infected W/ Bieber Fever .

T.I.'s 'Man & The Martian' Concept Gets Confirmed, "Mars & Earth Aren't Too Far Apart"

October 27, 2011 5:45 PM

A week after T.I. announced a possible joint effort alongside B.o.B. titled The Man and The Martian, Grand Hustle's protege has confirmed his boss' album plans.

Continue reading T.I.'s 'Man & The Martian' Concept Gets Confirmed, "Mars & Earth Aren't Too Far Apart" .

Soulja Boy Admits Killing Himself On Wax, "I Just Handle It..."

October 27, 2011 5:30 PM

Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has opened up about ruffling feathers with his music and how certain lyrics are more the results of unintentional freestyles.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Admits Killing Himself On Wax, "I Just Handle It...".

T.I. Names Atlanta's Top 4 Hottest Strip Clubs, "[They're] Definitely The Best On A Monday" [Video]

October 27, 2011 5:10 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. may be living the life of a married man these days, but the "King of the South" has revealed his favorite strip clubs in Atlanta.

Continue reading T.I. Names Atlanta's Top 4 Hottest Strip Clubs, "[They're] Definitely The Best On A Monday" [Video] .

Nas Freebases In Prodigy & Havoc's "Black Cocaine"

October 27, 2011 4:20 PM

With their Black Friday release date just over a month away, Mobb Deep have confirmed rap veteran Nas will make an appearance on their forthcoming Black Cocaine EP.

Continue reading Nas Freebases In Prodigy & Havoc's "Black Cocaine".

50 Cent Questions Lil Wayne's 'Carter IV' Sales, "They're A Little Suspect To Me"

October 27, 2011 1:45 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has become the latest hip-hop artist to share his reaction to Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV recently selling nearly a million copies in its opening week, labeling the numbers as "suspect".

Continue reading 50 Cent Questions Lil Wayne's 'Carter IV' Sales, "They're A Little Suspect To Me" .

"I Really Respect What The Jets Have Been Doing Over The Past Few Years" [Video]

October 27, 2011 10:07 AM

Days after officially getting welcome to Curren$y's Jet Life Recordings family, The Cool Kids' Mikey Rocks has detailed his motivation to join the movement.

Continue reading "I Really Respect What The Jets Have Been Doing Over The Past Few Years" [Video].

Fat Joe Loses J. Lo Ass-et Fight, "She's Wearing Some Beige Sh*t & I Couldn't Avoid It"

October 27, 2011 10:00 AM

Terror Squad leader Fat Joe lost his battle against becoming one of the millions of observers toward Jennifer Lopez's backside and admitted finally taking a glimpse after years of resistance.

Continue reading Fat Joe Loses J. Lo Ass-et Fight, "She's Wearing Some Beige Sh*t & I Couldn't Avoid It".

Lil Wayne Puts Young Money Over Everything, "What I'm Doing Is Really Never Important"

October 27, 2011 9:41 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne is focused on his Young Money team these days as he has placed recent album talk to the side and said the immediate concern is getting out his artists' music.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Puts Young Money Over Everything, "What I'm Doing Is Really Never Important" .

Drake Says Kanye West Changed From Inspirer To Competitor, "...He Was A Really Great Competitor..."

October 27, 2011 9:24 AM

Young Money's Drake graces the new Source magazine cover for November and shares his respect for G.O.O.D. Music leader Kanye West.

Continue reading Drake Says Kanye West Changed From Inspirer To Competitor, "...He Was A Really Great Competitor...".

Jay-Z & Beyonce's Baby Gender Revealed

October 27, 2011 9:06 AM

Fans anticipating the birth of super music couple Jay-Z and Beyonce have reason to get a bit more excited as new reports claim they are expecting a girl.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Beyonce's Baby Gender Revealed.

"He Was Always A Witty Rapper, Character, Funny Dude"

October 27, 2011 12:10 AM

[Run That Beat Back: Still thumping from this month's BET Hip-Hop Awards cyphers, SOHH is featuring entertainment personalities giving underrated props to a couple of the ceremony's featured rhyme spitters. After Bon Voyage gave Busta Rhymes the title earlier this week, Dr. Dre protege Slim the Mobster crowns Mad Skillz SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He Was Always A Witty Rapper, Character, Funny Dude" .

Cole Says His LP Helped Make A Lane For Kendrick & K.R.I.T: Which MC Got Next? [Click Here & Speak]

October 27, 2011 12:04 AM

Cole surprised alot of people with sales of his debut, A Sideline Story. Being a "new" rapper on a major label, there's a certain amount of pressure to deliver a smash single or two before your album drops. A huge radio hit can do more for sales than all the marketing in the world, and while having a song that's in constant rotation by no means guarantees that your CD's gonna sell mad copies, it does sort of indicate that there is at least a decent amount of interest in your brand.

Continue reading Cole Says His LP Helped Make A Lane For Kendrick & K.R.I.T: Which MC Got Next? [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: Slim the Mobster

October 27, 2011 12:00 AM

Kiss, Kiss: Dr. Dre protege Slim the Mobster gets caught playing with his food at Benihana.

Make sure to peep Slim the Mobster give the inside scoop behind his new Snoop Dogg-laced "What Goes Up" anthem in his exclusive SOHH Singled Out feature!

Kreayshawn Fires Mystery Shots, "Lonely Hungry B*tch Don't Deserve A Mention, Play W/ Ya Kids H*e!"

October 26, 2011 11:22 PM

West Coast rapper Kreayshawn appears to have a chip on her shoulders this week as she has sent out a few indirect Twitter jabs at a mystery female target.

Continue reading Kreayshawn Fires Mystery Shots, "Lonely Hungry B*tch Don't Deserve A Mention, Play W/ Ya Kids H*e!" .

Jim Jones Flies Too High For Public Trans, Hires Personal Driver

October 26, 2011 10:25 PM

Dipset's Jim Jones has taken action after getting busted earlier this year on a suspended license charge by opting out of public transportation and hiring his own personal driver.

Continue reading Jim Jones Flies Too High For Public Trans, Hires Personal Driver .

"I Have To Name Lil Wayne Because He Puts Out More Music Than Anybody"

October 26, 2011 10:15 PM

Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. After Young Money's Gudda Gudda unveiled his top picks last week, "Breakfast Club" morning show host Angela Yee reveals her five faves.

Continue reading "I Have To Name Lil Wayne Because He Puts Out More Music Than Anybody".

T.I. Teases Chelsea Handler Over G-Unit Fling, "I Thought Your Name Was Chelsea Cent?" [Video]

October 26, 2011 9:35 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. showed off his more humorous side this week after appaering on late night talk show "Chelsea Lately" and poking fun at the host's recent fling with G-Unit's 50 Cent.

Continue reading T.I. Teases Chelsea Handler Over G-Unit Fling, "I Thought Your Name Was Chelsea Cent?" [Video] .

Big Sean Bounces Off Sex Crime, Hammer Times Case

October 26, 2011 5:50 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean has more reasons to smile other than soaring record sales as his recent sexual abuse case has been settled with him avoiding a long battle in court.

Continue reading Big Sean Bounces Off Sex Crime, Hammer Times Case.

"Being That I Don't Have A Penis, It's Really Hard For Me To Be All Up In That"

October 26, 2011 5:20 PM

After making headlines last spring for getting signed to rap star Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group, Teedra Moses has opened up about feeling a little out-of-place on the hip-hop heavy roster.

Continue reading "Being That I Don't Have A Penis, It's Really Hard For Me To Be All Up In That".

Amy Winehouse's Cause Of Death Finally Explained, Family Reacts

October 26, 2011 3:50 PM

After months of speculation surrounding the unexpected passing of Grammy-winning singer Amy Winehouse over the summer, a coroner's report claims she died from alcohol poisoning.

Continue reading Amy Winehouse's Cause Of Death Finally Explained, Family Reacts .

"Everybody Dance": "Don't Be Surprised If You Take Some Of These Routines To The Club!"

October 26, 2011 3:20 PM

[With the new release of Everybody Dance getting gamers on their feet, Internatioal Software Development Senior Manager Dave Thach gives you his Top 5 reasons to add this title to your stash.]

Continue reading "Everybody Dance": "Don't Be Surprised If You Take Some Of These Routines To The Club!" .

"Who The F*ck Is Ca$his, My N*gga? B*tch N*ggas Like That Ain't Even On My Radar"

October 26, 2011 2:40 PM

Midwest spitter Freddie Gribbs recently took time to speak with SOHH about his reputation for being an industry outlaw in an era where most MC's find it easier to keep the peace.

Continue reading "Who The F*ck Is Ca$his, My N*gga? B*tch N*ggas Like That Ain't Even On My Radar".

Lil Wayne Gets A Lil Boost, Joe Makes Smooth Landing In Top 10, DJ Drama Takes A Fall

October 26, 2011 12:55 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Lil Wayne leads the pack at No. 6, R&B veteran Joe debuts within the Top 10 and DJ Drama takes a steep drop.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Gets A Lil Boost, Joe Makes Smooth Landing In Top 10, DJ Drama Takes A Fall.

Khia Gets At The Carters, "Death Threats From Jay-Z, What's He Going To Do? Stab Me?"

October 26, 2011 12:35 PM

Southern rapper Khia is at it again but rather than focusing her attention on a rap nemesis like Nicki Minaj, she is taking aim at Grammy-winning singer Beyonce.

Continue reading Khia Gets At The Carters, "Death Threats From Jay-Z, What's He Going To Do? Stab Me?".

Beanie Sigel's Ex-Girl Exposes Drake, "He Is A Phenomenal 'Peach Eater' " [Audio]

October 26, 2011 12:25 PM

"Bad Girls Club" star Catya aka Ms. Cat has stepped up to speak on her past relationship with Young Money's Drake and said during their year-long union, they were in love.

Continue reading Beanie Sigel's Ex-Girl Exposes Drake, "He Is A Phenomenal 'Peach Eater' " [Audio].

Soulja Boy Asks Will The Real Pretty Boy Please Stand Up, Fades Back To Blonde

October 26, 2011 11:50 AM

Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em may be hard to spot these days as he has now reverted back to rocking blonde hair.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Asks Will The Real Pretty Boy Please Stand Up, Fades Back To Blonde .

Webbie Clears Up Terrence J & '106 & Park' Ban Remarks, "I Am BET"

October 26, 2011 11:30 AM

Louisiana rapper Webbie has cleared up recent remarks made toward Terrence J a week after getting banned from appearing on BET's "106 & Park" show and said his issue is not with the renowned black network.

Continue reading Webbie Clears Up Terrence J & '106 & Park' Ban Remarks, "I Am BET".

Jim Jones Confesses To Robbery Attempt, "When The Third Guy Pulled Out A Gun..."

October 26, 2011 10:09 AM

Dipset's Jim Jones has come forward to address speculation and rumors claiming he was robbed earlier this week in New York City.

Continue reading Jim Jones Confesses To Robbery Attempt, "When The Third Guy Pulled Out A Gun...".

Gangsta Boo Trashes Kreayshawn's Cred, "I Think She's A Wigger"

October 26, 2011 8:28 AM

Female rapper Gangsta Boo has come forward to share her thoughts on West Coast sensation Kreayshawn and said she feels the hip-hop newcomer is using a fake image to gain attention.

Continue reading Gangsta Boo Trashes Kreayshawn's Cred, "I Think She's A Wigger".

50 Cent Tries To Do A Little Good On His New LP: Has Fif's Bad Guy Persona Killed His Career? [Click Here & Speak]

October 26, 2011 12:05 AM

If you've ever read Robert Greene's modern-classic The 48 Laws of Power you'll recognize the following: Isolation is Dangerous. While early in the game the kid Fiddy seemed to prosper off of beefing with the biggest acts in the game, the tables have kinda turned, many of the big names with whom he tangled with aren't so relevant any more, and the smaller guys he used as stepping stools have become successful hitmakers. Funny how life works out sometimes, ain't it.?

Continue reading 50 Cent Tries To Do A Little Good On His New LP: Has Fif's Bad Guy Persona Killed His Career? [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: Soulja Boy & Termanology

October 26, 2011 12:00 AM

Crank Dem Boyz: Soulja Boy Tell Em and Termanology link up.

Be sure to check out Termanology break down his Sean Price-featured "Another Level" record in his exclusive SOHH Singled Out feature!

"T.I. Said, 'Whatever The Hottest Song Is, I Wanna Get On It'!"

October 25, 2011 5:15 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After Boston's Termanology speaks on taking Sean Price to "Another Level", Georgia artist Future explains how T.I. became part of his "Magic".]

Continue reading "T.I. Said, 'Whatever The Hottest Song Is, I Wanna Get On It'!".

Ryan Leslie Sued Over Failed $1 Mil Laptop Reward

October 25, 2011 5:15 PM

R&B singer Ryan Leslie is reportedly getting slapped with a legal suit for not living up to his word after promising to pay up to $1 million for the safe return of his stolen laptop last year.

Continue reading Ryan Leslie Sued Over Failed $1 Mil Laptop Reward .

"Violence Begets Violence": "We OD'ed With The Dark Sh*t"

October 25, 2011 4:55 PM

[With this week's release of Violence Begets Violence, Jedi Mind Tricks' Vinnie Paz and Jus Allah give you their Top 5 reasons to go out and support the rebirth of the artist-meets-deejay movement.]

Continue reading "Violence Begets Violence": "We OD'ed With The Dark Sh*t".

50 Cent Exposes Good & Evil Struggle, "I Had To Write It That Way So I Don't Lose People"

October 25, 2011 3:30 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent is still making fans wonder what his forthcoming new LP will have to offer by hinting at a balance of good and evil on the follow-up to 2009's Before I Self Destruct.

Continue reading 50 Cent Exposes Good & Evil Struggle, "I Had To Write It That Way So I Don't Lose People" .

Battlefield 3

October 25, 2011 2:30 PM

The wave of highly-anticipated video game releases continue to come ashore as the latest in military warfare arrives in stores for fans of the first-person shooter genre.

Continue reading Battlefield 3.

Remy Ma Puts In Work, "Now I'm Suppose To Be Mowing Lawns, Weed Whacking & Sh*t Like That"

October 25, 2011 2:05 PM

While rapper Remy Ma continues to serve out her eight year prison sentence behind bars, the former Terror Squad member has provided fans a daily account of how she lives her life.

Continue reading Remy Ma Puts In Work, "Now I'm Suppose To Be Mowing Lawns, Weed Whacking & Sh*t Like That" .

Batman: Arkham City

October 25, 2011 1:45 PM

As temperatures continue to drop with winter around the corner, the long-awaited Batman: Arkham City multi-console adventure is sure to keep players glued to their television sets.

Continue reading Batman: Arkham City.

"When You Work W/ Snoop Dogg & Dr. Dre, You Don't Have Fear"

October 25, 2011 1:20 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After Termanology unscrambled his "Another Level" record, Dr. Dre protege Slim the Mobster gets down to the dizzle about his Snoop Dogg-featured joint, "What Goes Up".]

Continue reading "When You Work W/ Snoop Dogg & Dr. Dre, You Don't Have Fear" .

Nicki Minaj's Head Drives The Internet Nuts

October 25, 2011 11:40 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has a buzz bigger than rap as she has become the person most wanted to emulate for Halloween this year.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj's Head Drives The Internet Nuts.

Rick Ross' 911 Emergency Seizure Call Surfaces [Audio]

October 25, 2011 11:35 AM

Nearly two weeks after rap star Rick Ross suffered multiple seizures aboard a plane, the audio from one of the 911 emergency calls has now hit the Internet.

Continue reading Rick Ross' 911 Emergency Seizure Call Surfaces [Audio].

Pusha T Says He Puts On For His City, "When They Ask For The Face Of VA, Mine Is Definitely One Of Them"

October 25, 2011 11:15 AM

G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T recently talked about his love for Virginia and why he will always rep the place he began his career at no matter the amount of success still awaiting him.

Continue reading Pusha T Says He Puts On For His City, "When They Ask For The Face Of VA, Mine Is Definitely One Of Them" .

"Sean Price Really Respected Me For Wanting To Battle Everybody On Tour"

October 25, 2011 10:05 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After Khrysis detailed the nitty gritty behind Phonte's "Everything Is Falling Down", Boston's Termanology speaks on taking Sean Price to "Another Level".]

Continue reading "Sean Price Really Respected Me For Wanting To Battle Everybody On Tour" .

Rihanna Busted In Another Sex Shop, Drops $1500 On Adult Goods

October 25, 2011 9:39 AM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna is once again making headlines for reportedly showing her taste in adult fun by spending over $1,500 at a sex shop.

Continue reading Rihanna Busted In Another Sex Shop, Drops $1500 On Adult Goods .

50 Cent, Floyd Mayweather & Mike Tyson Suffer An SK Hangover [Video]

October 25, 2011 9:15 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent's Street King energy shot drink campaign continues with a new viral commerical featuring the rap star plus boxing greats Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Mike Tyson.

Continue reading 50 Cent, Floyd Mayweather & Mike Tyson Suffer An SK Hangover [Video].

"He's One Of The First Guys To Be Really Loud In His Music Videos & Not Care"

October 25, 2011 12:15 AM

[Run That Beat Back: Still buzzing from this month's BET Hip-Hop Awards cyphers, SOHH is featuring entertainment personalities giving underrated props to a couple of the ceremony's featured rhyme spitters. After Nitti Beatz/DJ Holiday gave 2 Chainz the title last week, The Airplane Boys' Bon Voyage crowns Busta Rhymes SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He's One Of The First Guys To Be Really Loud In His Music Videos & Not Care" .

Nas Admits He Considered Leaving Rap: When Is It Definitely Time For An MC To Quit? [Click Here & Speak]

October 25, 2011 12:10 AM

Yo this rap sh*t is not like a normal gig. Most careers, you give dedicate a good chunk of your life (let's say 40 years or so), build a nice nest egg to retire on then retire somewhere quiet or sunny. At least that's how it goes for many. But nah, in this here thing we call Hip Hop, you can be the hottest n*gga on Mars one second, then the next you're on a reality show dancing next to a basketball wife.

Continue reading Nas Admits He Considered Leaving Rap: When Is It Definitely Time For An MC To Quit? [Click Here & Speak].

DJ Khaled & Rick Ross: Who's The Boss?

October 25, 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 Disscrown for a whole week. Who run it?

Continue reading DJ Khaled & Rick Ross: Who's The Boss? .

Photo of the Day: DJ Khaled & Rick Ross (Cap Diss)

October 25, 2011 12:00 AM

Double Take: Miami's DJ Khaled and Rick Ross go out flossin'.

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

Tyler, The Creator Oozes Over Lil Wayne, "That Sh*t Was Real As F*ck"

October 24, 2011 11:22 PM

Odd Future's Tyler, the Creator recently opened up about his admiration toward Young Money leader Lil Wayne and meeting the New Orleans hip-hop star.

Continue reading Tyler, The Creator Oozes Over Lil Wayne, "That Sh*t Was Real As F*ck".

Atlanta Judge Makes Christian Milian's Dream Come True

October 24, 2011 11:08 PM

An Atlanta judge has reportedly finalized the publicized divorce between R&B superstar ex-married couple Christina Milian and The-Dream after a yearlong separation.

Continue reading Atlanta Judge Makes Christian Milian's Dream Come True .

"I'm Tired Of Seeing Club Songs That's In the Clubs"

October 24, 2011 10:45 PM

[After the recent release of his eye-catching "Raindance" music video, West Coast rapper Six Reasons explains his emphasis on authenticity and why not even bug bites could stop this tropical visual from being made.]

Continue reading "I'm Tired Of Seeing Club Songs That's In the Clubs" .

Pusha T Denies Beefing W/ Lil Wayne, J. Cole & Drake, "The Few Motherf*ckers Who Ain't Making Good Music, I'll Shoot Them"

October 24, 2011 6:10 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T has once again cleared up speculation claiming his "Don't F*ck With Me" freestyle may have been directed toward Drake by denying other perceived targets people have assumed.

Continue reading Pusha T Denies Beefing W/ Lil Wayne, J. Cole & Drake, "The Few Motherf*ckers Who Ain't Making Good Music, I'll Shoot Them".

"Population Control": "My Fanbase Wants That Raw Hip Hop"

October 24, 2011 5:40 PM

[With this week's release of Population Control, renowned DJ Statik Selektah provides his Top 5 reasons why you should go out and support his latest project.]

Continue reading "Population Control": "My Fanbase Wants That Raw Hip Hop".

Nicki Minaj, Mack Maine & More Show Drake B-Day Love, "It's My Baby's Birthday!!!"

October 24, 2011 4:45 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj, Mack Maine and more have showed Drake love on his 25th birthday by giving him a few special shout-outs.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj, Mack Maine & More Show Drake B-Day Love, "It's My Baby's Birthday!!!" .

Nas Reveals Why He Almost Dropped The Mic, "I Thought, 'I'm Gonna Quit This Rap Sh*t...'"

October 24, 2011 4:15 PM

Rap veteran Nas opens up about his past plan to hang up the microphone for good in light of having a daughter in the new issue of XXL Magazine.

Continue reading Nas Reveals Why He Almost Dropped The Mic, "I Thought, 'I'm Gonna Quit This Rap Sh*t...'" .

"The Labels Are Leaking The Music Themselves & Acting Like It's Not Them"

October 24, 2011 2:45 PM

[As having music released without consent rapidly becomes today rapper's inevitable fate, NY's Power 105.1 mixshow spinner DJ O. Minaya gives his take on why he believes the leaks are more of an inside job than most would expect.]

Continue reading "The Labels Are Leaking The Music Themselves & Acting Like It's Not Them" .

Amber Rose Shows Off Beach Bum, Most Painful Tattoo To Date

October 24, 2011 1:25 PM

Video vixen Amber Rose has made headlines heading into the week after being spotted enjoying some sun at the beach with her boyfriend Wiz Khalifa while displaying the tattoo which she labeled as "her most painful" ink experience.

Continue reading Amber Rose Shows Off Beach Bum, Most Painful Tattoo To Date.

"Resistance 3": "You're The Last Hope In A World Gone To Hell"

October 24, 2011 1:05 PM

[With the new release of Resistance 3 steamrolling onto video game platforms nationwide, Insomniac Games Creative Director Marcus Smith gives you his Top 5 Reasons you need this alien vs. human, non-stop shoot 'em up frenzy in your stash.]

Continue reading "Resistance 3": "You're The Last Hope In A World Gone To Hell" .

Pharrell Williams Has Places To Go, Spaces To See

October 24, 2011 12:20 PM

The Neptunes' Pharrell Williams continues to add onto his extensive resume, as he has unveiled plans to release a book in the near future entitled Places & Spaces I've Been.

Continue reading Pharrell Williams Has Places To Go, Spaces To See .

Curren$y Cashes In W/ New Jet Life Signing, "Happy To Have Added One Of My Good Friends"

October 24, 2011 11:40 AM

Louisiana rapper Curren$y continues to grow his Jet Life Recordings brand by adding The Cool Kids' Mikey Rocks to his label roster.

Continue reading Curren$y Cashes In W/ New Jet Life Signing, "Happy To Have Added One Of My Good Friends" .

"We The New Cash Money, Bad Boy [Records]"

October 24, 2011 9:25 AM

Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame may be eyeing down rap retirement in the months to come, but until then he is building up his Brick Squad camp by declaring it the new record label conglomerate.

Continue reading "We The New Cash Money, Bad Boy [Records]".

5 Things Drake Cares About More Than "Take Care" (That's Not Getting Co-Signed By Andre 3000)

October 24, 2011 12:15 AM

Drake's a big boy: Today the greatest drunk-text rapper alive turns 25! In recognition of his birthday (and sudden pushback of his highly-anticipated sophomore album),we here at SOHH  decided to have a little fun and compile a list of 5 reasons that Drake had to take care of before dropping Take Care.

Continue reading 5 Things Drake Cares About More Than "Take Care" (That's Not Getting Co-Signed By Andre 3000).

Who Will Protect 106 & Park's Terrence J. From The Wrath Of Webbie? [Click Here & Speak]

October 24, 2011 12:10 AM

The cold streets of 106 & Park just got a little more chilly as one of the most hilarious Hip Hop beefs since last month's Fabolous vs. The Money Team (wait -- was anyone besides Ray J claiming that sh*t?) has popped off between 106 & Park co-host Terrence and Southern rapper/Goon enthusiast Webbie.

Continue reading Who Will Protect 106 & Park's Terrence J. From The Wrath Of Webbie? [Click Here & Speak].

Webbie To Terrence J: "I'm Sorry Your B*tch Wanted Me To Put That D*ck On Her" [Video]

October 24, 2011 12:00 AM

Tensions between BET's "106 & Park" co-host Terrence J and rapper Webbie appear to be getting more tense as the Louisiana rapper has now issued a threat of violence.

Continue reading Webbie To Terrence J: "I'm Sorry Your B*tch Wanted Me To Put That D*ck On Her" [Video] .

Photo of the Day: Drake's B-Day List

October 24, 2011 12:00 AM

L'Chaim: SOHH wishes Drake a Happy 25th Birthday!

Be sure to check out SOHH's Top 5 Things Drake Loves More Than Take Care special birthday feature today!

Pusha T Lays Drizzy Beef Talk To Rest, "You're Never Going To Hear Me Say I Was Dissing Drake" [Video]

October 23, 2011 11:11 AM

G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T has finally laid the Drake beef speculation to rest by addressing his perceived Drizzy "Don't F*ck With Me" freestyle once and for all.

Continue reading Pusha T Lays Drizzy Beef Talk To Rest, "You're Never Going To Hear Me Say I Was Dissing Drake" [Video] .

50 Cent Looks Out For SK Supporters, "I'm Gonna Run A Print Ad Of Everybody's Name"

October 23, 2011 10:52 AM

A day after unleashing an emotional public service announcement in light of his Street King Feed A Million campaign, G-Unit's 50 Cent has revealed plans to publicly show everyone who contributed.

Continue reading 50 Cent Looks Out For SK Supporters, "I'm Gonna Run A Print Ad Of Everybody's Name" .

Drake Admits 'Thank Me Later' Conceptual Problem, "I Sort Of Didn't Have Enough Time Mentally To..."

October 23, 2011 10:41 AM

With rap star Drake's Take Care sophomore album on the horizon, the Young Money frontrunner has opened up on his setback with last year's Thank Me Later debut.

Continue reading Drake Admits 'Thank Me Later' Conceptual Problem, "I Sort Of Didn't Have Enough Time Mentally To...".

"I Sold A Million Copies The First Week, I Never Imagined It Would Happen Again"

October 23, 2011 10:27 AM

As his new Tha Carter IV album continues to generate sales with each passing week, Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has finally opened up about selling nearly a million copies in its first seven days.

Continue reading "I Sold A Million Copies The First Week, I Never Imagined It Would Happen Again" .

Nicki Minaj Shows Off Her Nail Game, Lands New Fashion Deal

October 23, 2011 9:55 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj continues to generate headlines as of late with a new business venture which sees her launching a personalized nail polish line.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Shows Off Her Nail Game, Lands New Fashion Deal .

Photo of the Day: Eminem & 50 Cent Team Up In The Studio

October 23, 2011 12:00 AM

When Em Met 50: Shady Records' Eminem & G-Unit's 50 Cent hook-up.

Photo taken from 50 Cent's Twitter

50 Cent Issues Angry PSA, "The World Is So F*cked Up, People Don't Seem To Care Anymore"

October 22, 2011 5:52 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent is following in the steps of Lil Wayne by releasing his own public service announcement lashing out against corporations and politicians.

Continue reading 50 Cent Issues Angry PSA, "The World Is So F*cked Up, People Don't Seem To Care Anymore".

Waka Flocka Says Gucci Mane's Home, Court Docs Differ

October 22, 2011 11:14 AM

Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame raised eyebrows Friday (October 21) by revealing a tweet saying incarcerated artist Gucci Mane was released from jail, however, court documents tell a different story.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Says Gucci Mane's Home, Court Docs Differ.

Young Jeezy Wants The King Of The South, "We've Just Hit The Ground Running"

October 22, 2011 11:00 AM

Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy recently talked about his chemistry alongside "King of the South" T.I. and how a joint project from them is not totally unrealistic.

Continue reading Young Jeezy Wants The King Of The South, "We've Just Hit The Ground Running" .

Lil Wayne On Publicized Skateboarding Crash, "Everybody Was Like, 'Oh My God. You Busted Your Head?'"

October 22, 2011 10:40 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne is proving his love for skateboarding is no joke by dishing out his appreciation for the sport and how he survived an over publicized summertime crash in the new GQ Magazine.

Continue reading Lil Wayne On Publicized Skateboarding Crash, "Everybody Was Like, 'Oh My God. You Busted Your Head?'" .

Drake Goes Jumpoff Crazy W/ New Leak, "Houston, Atlanta, Vegas Girls Love The Way It Goes Down" [Audio]

October 22, 2011 10:18 AM

Young Money's Drake recently pushed his Take Care album back to mid-November, however, fans are getting an early teaser off the LP with his new Lil Wayne joint record "The Real Her" leaking online this week.

Continue reading Drake Goes Jumpoff Crazy W/ New Leak, "Houston, Atlanta, Vegas Girls Love The Way It Goes Down" [Audio].

Tyler, The Creator On Justin Bieber: "Shut The F*ck Up So 'I' Can Talk To 'You'"

October 22, 2011 10:00 AM

Odd Future leader Tyler, the Creator may have a steady buzz growing within the entertainment industry but the West Coast emcee reveals how starstruck he became upon meeting pop star Justin Bieber face-to-face earlier this year.

Continue reading Tyler, The Creator On Justin Bieber: "Shut The F*ck Up So 'I' Can Talk To 'You'" .

Photo of the Day: Freekey Zekey, Jim Jones & Cam'ron Link Up

October 22, 2011 12:00 AM

Dipset Forever: Diplomat rappers Freekey Zekey, Jim Jones and Cam'ron show off their diplomatic immunity.

Photo taken from Jim Jones' Twitter

Pusha T Hints At Next Possible G.O.O.D. Music Signing, "It Could Be Serious Man"

October 21, 2011 10:20 PM

The G.O.O.D. Music family may be growing as Pusha T has hinted at the possibility of leader Kanye West signing New York rapper French Montana to the ever-growing team.

Continue reading Pusha T Hints At Next Possible G.O.O.D. Music Signing, "It Could Be Serious Man" .

Russell Simmons Lays Out Massive Rap Protest Plan, "We Can Go Up There W/ 100,000 People"

October 21, 2011 6:00 PM

Rap mogul Russell Simmons is continuing to mesh hip-hop and politics after showing a demonstration at the Occupy Wall Street protest last week by revealing plans to put together a new movement.

Continue reading Russell Simmons Lays Out Massive Rap Protest Plan, "We Can Go Up There W/ 100,000 People" .

"I Think [President] Obama Is In A Serious Situation Right Now"

October 21, 2011 5:44 PM

After dropping his last album, The Recession, in reflection of 2008's nationwide economic struggle, Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy has now discussed his take on United States' President Barack Obama.

Continue reading "I Think [President] Obama Is In A Serious Situation Right Now".

Billy Danze: "Raekwon is one of the dopest emcees to ever grip a mic."

October 21, 2011 5:15 PM

Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. After Young Money's Gudda Gudda informs us which rappers can get his gouda, M.O.P.'s Billy Danze spits his cold as ice list.


Continue reading Billy Danze: "Raekwon is one of the dopest emcees to ever grip a mic.".

Lil Wayne Wants To Be The Boss, "I Have A Label & I've Only Put Out 2 Artists"

October 21, 2011 4:45 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne discusses his Young Money camp and only releasing solo projects from Nicki Minaj and Drake in the new issue of GQ Magazine.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Wants To Be The Boss, "I Have A Label & I've Only Put Out 2 Artists".

Waka Flocka Says O Let's Do It W/ Suge Knight, "Ain't Nothing Wrong W/ F*ckin' W/ Some G's"

October 21, 2011 4:30 PM

Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame has confirmed speculation and rumors claiming he has officially linked with former Death Row Records owner Suge Knight.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Says O Let's Do It W/ Suge Knight, "Ain't Nothing Wrong W/ F*ckin' W/ Some G's".

"He Really Reminded Me Of Somebody Like 2Pac"

October 21, 2011 2:30 PM

[With his latest directorial picture Soulja Boy: The Movie now in stores, director Peter Spirer reflects on Soulja Boy Tell Em's on-screen growth and why 2Pac comparisons are not premature.]

Continue reading "He Really Reminded Me Of Somebody Like 2Pac" .

Lupe Fiasco Points Finger At Kanye West & Pharrell, "It Ain't On Me, There's 3 Other People That's Involved"

October 21, 2011 2:05 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco recently addressed the holdup behind a delayed Child Rebel Soldier album, with Kanye West and Pharrell Williams, and said he should not be held fully accountable over its delay.

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Points Finger At Kanye West & Pharrell, "It Ain't On Me, There's 3 Other People That's Involved" .

"If There's People Out There Who Don't Watch Hockey Every Single Night, That's OK"

October 21, 2011 2:00 PM

With popular sports titles like Madden 12, NBA 2K12 and FIFA 12 getting a lot of mainstream publicity as of late, EA Sports producer Sean Ramjagsingh talks to SOHH about his NHL 12 hockey game holding its own in a competitive industry.

Continue reading "If There's People Out There Who Don't Watch Hockey Every Single Night, That's OK" .

Rick Ross Scares The Rap Game, T.I. Hustles Hard To Get His Spot Back, Drake Reaches Untouchable Status

October 21, 2011 12:15 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we're gonna examine what exactly happened to Rick Ross one week ago, watch how T.I. practically single handedly got his spot back, pay respect to Drake for being THAT doggy and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Rick Ross Scares The Rap Game, T.I. Hustles Hard To Get His Spot Back, Drake Reaches Untouchable Status.

"I Want To Do 2 More Albums & Then Become A Wedding Planner"

October 21, 2011 11:52 AM

While incarcerated rapper Remy Ma continues to serve time behind bars, the former Terror Squad member has unveiled plans to venture into wedding planning after her release.

Continue reading "I Want To Do 2 More Albums & Then Become A Wedding Planner" .

50 Cent Confirms Lil Wayne Disses, "I Just Don't Know Gangsters From New Orleans That Skateboard" [Audio]

October 21, 2011 11:32 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has confirmed what most hip-hop bloggers assumed this week by admitting he has taken subliminal shots at Young Money rapper Lil Wayne as of late.

Continue reading 50 Cent Confirms Lil Wayne Disses, "I Just Don't Know Gangsters From New Orleans That Skateboard" [Audio] .

Jay-Z & Kanye West Inspire The King Of The South, T.I. Reveals Possible Joint Effort

October 21, 2011 11:05 AM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. is not stopping his grand music hustle by detailing plans to possibly link up with fellow Atlanta emcee B.o.B. for a project tentatively titled The Man & the Martian.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Kanye West Inspire The King Of The South, T.I. Reveals Possible Joint Effort .

Nicki Minaj Confesses Lil Wayne Ghostwriting, "I Originally Did That Song For Him 2 1/2 Years Ago"

October 21, 2011 10:17 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has proven she is a one-woman army by admitting to having written for her boss, Lil Wayne, a few years ago.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Confesses Lil Wayne Ghostwriting, "I Originally Did That Song For Him 2 1/2 Years Ago" .

Eminem Avoids Knockout Punch, "Southpaw" Laces Back Up

October 21, 2011 9:46 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem's Southpaw boxing flick appeared to be down for the count after getting nixed by DreamWorks last summer, however, the project has now been picked up.

Continue reading Eminem Avoids Knockout Punch, "Southpaw" Laces Back Up .

Is The Art Of The True Freestyle Gone Forever? [Click Here & Speak]

October 21, 2011 12:04 AM

As Hip Hop music enters a new decade, it continues to be a one of the most popular forms of music despite an economic slump, Auto-Tune and skinny jeans. Yes, although it has changed alot since its inception, rap is still alive and well. And once of its most fundamental features: The freestyle, continues to be popular among fans and artists alike.

Continue reading Is The Art Of The True Freestyle Gone Forever? [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: Ludacris & Waka Flocka Flame

October 21, 2011 12:00 AM

Hard In The Paint: Atlanta's Ludacris & Waka Flocka Flame double up.

Photo taken from Ludacris' Twitter

Mannie Fresh Unleashes His Side Cash, Money Hustle, "I Deejay My A** Off Dude"

October 20, 2011 10:00 PM

Rap mogul Dr. Dre is not the only successful producer going back to his past career as a deejay as former Cash Money Records artist Mannie Fresh has revealed his recent run at stepping behind the turntables.

Continue reading Mannie Fresh Unleashes His Side Cash, Money Hustle, "I Deejay My A** Off Dude".

Ludacris Clears Up Justin Bieber/DJ Premier Cypher Conflict, "Get Ya Facts Right"

October 20, 2011 9:39 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris has stepped forward to clear up pop star Justin Bieber's alleged banning from the BET Hip-Hop Awards cypher segment after DJ Premier claimed the ATL-ien would have written his rhymes.

Continue reading Ludacris Clears Up Justin Bieber/DJ Premier Cypher Conflict, "Get Ya Facts Right" .

50 Cent On Rick Ross' Seizures, "You Can Look At Him & See He's Not Conscious"

October 20, 2011 6:15 PM

After raising eyebrows by tweeting about rap nemesis Rick Ross' publicized seizures last week, G-Unit's 50 Cent has now opened up about his feelings toward the Miami rapper.

Continue reading 50 Cent On Rick Ross' Seizures, "You Can Look At Him & See He's Not Conscious".

Lil Wayne Reveals Weed & Syrup Urges, "I Wish I Could Be Back On It"

October 20, 2011 5:30 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne opens up about his past drug use and experiencing cravings in the November issue of GQ Magazine.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Reveals Weed & Syrup Urges, "I Wish I Could Be Back On It" .

Kreayshawn Switches Her Style Up, Dons New Look

October 20, 2011 5:10 PM

West Coast rap newcomer Kreayshawn may be harder to spot in a crowd these days as the "Gucci Gucci" hitmaker has now unveiled a new hairstyle.

Continue reading Kreayshawn Switches Her Style Up, Dons New Look .

Drake Addresses Young Money Departure, Lil Wayne Conflict Rumors

October 20, 2011 3:55 PM

Young Money's Drake has once again addressed rumors claiming he is unhappy with his residence at Lil Wayne's label and ready to jump ship.

Continue reading Drake Addresses Young Money Departure, Lil Wayne Conflict Rumors .

"When I Put This Album Out, People Will Hear My Life On A CD"

October 20, 2011 1:40 PM

Self-proclaimed "King of New York" Papoose recently talked about his forthcoming Nacirema Dream debut album and says that the LP will encompass his life story upon release.

Continue reading "When I Put This Album Out, People Will Hear My Life On A CD" .

"All Of Us Have Become So Corporate That People Don't Even Feel Like We're A Part Of [Them]"

October 20, 2011 12:25 PM

Southern rapper David Banner has weighed in on the hype surrounding the current Occupy Wall Street protests and explained why a few celebrities may get shunned for wanting to get involved with the cause.

Continue reading "All Of Us Have Become So Corporate That People Don't Even Feel Like We're A Part Of [Them]" .

Waka Flocka Flame Says Go Hard Or Go Home, "It's Our Season"

October 20, 2011 12:15 PM

While Waka Flocka Flame's rap retirement remains as pending, the Atlanta hip-hop star is currently preparing the release of two mixtapes this week.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame Says Go Hard Or Go Home, "It's Our Season" .

Rick Ross Cancels More Live Shows, Promotors React

October 20, 2011 9:30 AM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross has decided to focus attention on recovering following two seizures last week by nixing more live performances heading into the weekend.

Continue reading Rick Ross Cancels More Live Shows, Promotors React .

Drake Finally Lets "Take Care" Leave His Hands

October 20, 2011 9:19 AM

Young Money's Drake appears to be keeping his word on a November 15th release date for his upcoming Take Care album by revealing having turned in the sophomore effort last night (October 19).

Continue reading Drake Finally Lets "Take Care" Leave His Hands .

Mannie Fresh Reveals Truth Behind Failed Hot Boys Reunion, "It Was Just A Ploy"

October 20, 2011 9:09 AM

Former Cash Money Records recording artist Mannie Fresh has provided an update on the long delayed Hot Boys reunion by saying there were never genuine plans for everyone to come together.

Continue reading Mannie Fresh Reveals Truth Behind Failed Hot Boys Reunion, "It Was Just A Ploy" .

Soulja Boy Tell Em Cranks That Drug Bust, "I'm Innocent Man"

October 20, 2011 8:55 AM

Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em is going with the philosophy "innocent until proven guilty" by declaring his innocence to fans this week following an arrest.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Tell Em Cranks That Drug Bust, "I'm Innocent Man" .

MC Hammer Says Google, Yahoo Can't Touch This

October 20, 2011 8:33 AM

Rap veteran MC Hammer is once again making headlines, but this time it is for his announcement of launching an upcoming new search engine that could compete against Google and Yahoo.

Continue reading MC Hammer Says Google, Yahoo Can't Touch This .

"He's Very Dangerous & He Knows What He's Doing"

October 20, 2011 12:15 AM

[From Tity 2 Chainz: With Tity Boi a.k.a. 2 Chainz catching our attention after his appearance in the BET Hip-Hop Awards '11 cypher, this week SOHH is featuring entertainment personalities giving underrated props to the Atlanta rapper. After Drumma Boy gaveTity Boi the title, Nitti Beatz and DJ Holiday speak on why the artist reincarnated as 2 Chainz is crowned SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He's Very Dangerous & He Knows What He's Doing".

Weezy Said "Take Care" Is Better Than "C4": Will Drake Eventually Be Too Big For Young Money? [Click Here & Speak]

October 20, 2011 12:10 AM

They say the best student is one who eventually outshines his teacher. It's safe to say that under Weezy weed and sizurp drenched tutelage, Drake has become quite the pupil. The Canadian kid with the squeaky clean background has somehow meshed comfortably among the edgier Cash Money/Young Money roster and has even become one of the companies most profitable artist, in short, Wheelchair Jimmy is eatin' ... which makes the infamous Birdman hand rub all the more intense, as the release date for Drizzy's sophomore album comes slowly approaches.

Continue reading Weezy Said "Take Care" Is Better Than "C4": Will Drake Eventually Be Too Big For Young Money? [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: The Away Team

October 20, 2011 12:00 AM

Super Star Status: The Away Team's Khrysis shows off his body of work.

Be sure to check out Khrysis' Singled Out feature today as he breaks down his new Phonte record, "Everything Is Falling Down."

Kanye West Plots G.O.O.D. Music 2012 Takeover

October 19, 2011 10:44 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West is already looking into next year by hinting at plans to drop a G.O.O.D. Music compilation album in the spring.

Continue reading Kanye West Plots G.O.O.D. Music 2012 Takeover .

Drake Continues To Fend Off Emo Haters, "The Jokes Don't Really Affect Me"

October 19, 2011 10:10 PM

Young Money's Drake continues to sway away from fans calling him overly emotional by saying the criticism ultimately has little to no effect on his well-being.

Continue reading Drake Continues To Fend Off Emo Haters, "The Jokes Don't Really Affect Me" .

Waka Flocka Flame On Rick Ross: "You Haven't Heard A Wack Song From Him In 3 Or 4 Years"

October 19, 2011 4:47 PM

Southern rapper Waka Flocka Flame has become the latest celebrity to weigh in on Rick Ross' publicized seizures last week and what impact his passing would have on the rap game.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame On Rick Ross: "You Haven't Heard A Wack Song From Him In 3 Or 4 Years" .

Jay-Z's Tough Guy Cred Gets Rejected, "He's Too Sweet Underneath"

October 19, 2011 4:18 PM

After rap mogul Jay-Z joked about sticking up Coldplay's Chris Martin during his younger days, the rocker has responded back and questioned Hov's toughness as a hustler.

Continue reading Jay-Z's Tough Guy Cred Gets Rejected, "He's Too Sweet Underneath".

Drake's "Take Care" Is Better Than "Carter IV" Says Lil Wayne

October 19, 2011 4:15 PM

Young Money boss Lil Wayne is raising the stakes in light of the upcoming release of Drake's Take Care album, as he prophesies the project to be this year's hottest release.

Continue reading Drake's "Take Care" Is Better Than "Carter IV" Says Lil Wayne .

T.I. Considers Killing The King, "If You Annoint Yourself, You Have Made Yourself A Target"

October 19, 2011 4:10 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. is continuing where he left off last year upon heading to prison by revealing plans to put together an upcoming solo album.

Continue reading T.I. Considers Killing The King, "If You Annoint Yourself, You Have Made Yourself A Target" .

Dr. Dre's Protege Explains Botched Shady/G-Unit Record Deal, "You Can't Have Too Many Bosses"

October 19, 2011 1:10 PM

After making noise in 2009 for being the first artist signed to Dr. Dre, Eminem and 50 Cent's respective record labels via a joint venture, Aftermath's Slim the Mobster tells SOHH why he opted to solely roll with the Doc.

Continue reading Dr. Dre's Protege Explains Botched Shady/G-Unit Record Deal, "You Can't Have Too Many Bosses".

"Jay-Z's Like The Intergalactic Mastermind That's Bringing Everybody Together"

October 19, 2011 12:45 PM

[With the new Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One video game now available nationwide, Insomniac Games studio director Chad Dezern envisions rap stars 50 Cent, Kanye West and Jay-Z depicting characters in the game.]

Continue reading "Jay-Z's Like The Intergalactic Mastermind That's Bringing Everybody Together" .

'Soulja Boy: The Movie': "You're Going To See The Ice-T Beef, The Home Invasion & The Embezzlement"

October 19, 2011 12:32 PM

[With the new release of Soulja Boy Tell's Soulja Boy: The Movie in stores this week, director Peter Spirer gives you his Top 5 reasons to buy the Atlanta star's life story.]

Continue reading 'Soulja Boy: The Movie': "You're Going To See The Ice-T Beef, The Home Invasion & The Embezzlement".

J. Cole Gets Sidelined Outside Top 5, Lil Wayne Clutches Top 10, Jay-Z & Kanye West's Throne Remains

October 19, 2011 12:15 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, J. Cole gets benched outside of the Top 5, Lil Wayne keeps a firm grip on Top 10 billing, plus Jay-Z and Kanye West remain seated within the Top 20.

Continue reading J. Cole Gets Sidelined Outside Top 5, Lil Wayne Clutches Top 10, Jay-Z & Kanye West's Throne Remains.

Lil Wayne Sees An Odd Future Live Experience Awaiting

October 19, 2011 12:05 PM

West Coast rap crew Odd Future continue to collect co-signs from hip-hop's elite, the latest courtesy of Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Sees An Odd Future Live Experience Awaiting.

"I Didn't Want Him To Become A Great Lyricist But End Up Like Kool G Rap"

October 19, 2011 11:40 AM

Music marketing pioneer Steve Stoute has opened up about his relationship with Nas and detailed the ultimate goals he had for God's Son while mapping out his career.

Continue reading "I Didn't Want Him To Become A Great Lyricist But End Up Like Kool G Rap" .

T.I. Responds To 50 Cent's Tiny Remarks, "I Mind My Business" [Audio]

October 19, 2011 11:15 AM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. has finally responded to 50 Cent's past remarks, suggesting his wife Tiny take responsibility for the drug possession charge that landed him behind bars for nearly a year.

Continue reading T.I. Responds To 50 Cent's Tiny Remarks, "I Mind My Business" [Audio].

Soulja Boy Tell Em Inks Apology, "Can I Have A Real N*gga Moment?"

October 19, 2011 9:42 AM

Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has apologized to millions of Twitter followers this week after making headlines for a publicized arrest on drugs and weapons possession.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Tell Em Inks Apology, "Can I Have A Real N*gga Moment?" .

Will Smith & Jada Ball Hard, Take Over NBA's 76ers Team

October 19, 2011 9:22 AM

Hollywood married couple Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith are taking their talent to Philadelphia by becoming partial owners of the city's professional basketball team, the 76ers.

Continue reading Will Smith & Jada Ball Hard, Take Over NBA's 76ers Team .

GQ Mag Names Em & Wayne 'Gods of Rock' -- Are They Bigger Than Rap Music? [Click Here & Speak]

October 19, 2011 12:10 AM

These titles, these titles: Greatest Rapper of All Time, King of Hip Hop and now, God of Rock. People seem to enjoy classifying and categorizing artists to the point that it all can be a little confusing.

Continue reading GQ Mag Names Em & Wayne 'Gods of Rock' -- Are They Bigger Than Rap Music? [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: Marcus Manchild

October 19, 2011 12:00 AM

Lone Stars: Houston rapper Marcus Manchild chats w/ SOHH's J. Bachelor before kicking off the nationwide Smoker's Tour. [Photo Credit: Onoame Mukoro]

Be sure to check out Marcus Manchild's Singled Out feature today as he breaks down his new Big K.R.I.T. and Method Man "Get Low" record.

Gudda Gudda: "8Ball & MJG played a big role in everything I love about hip-hop"

October 19, 2011 12:00 AM

Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. After Detroit phenom Elzhi clued us into his rap elite, Young Money's Gudda Gudda informs us which rappers can get his gouda any time.

Continue reading Gudda Gudda: "8Ball & MJG played a big role in everything I love about hip-hop".

DJ Khaled Refuses To Let Rick Ross Go, "I Am Not Leaving His Side"

October 18, 2011 9:05 PM

Miami's DJ Khaled is keeping a close watch on Rick Ross days after the rap star experienced two seizures within hours of one another by promising to remain near him through his recovery.

Continue reading DJ Khaled Refuses To Let Rick Ross Go, "I Am Not Leaving His Side".

"It Was One Of The First Verses Lil Wayne Did When He Came Home"

October 18, 2011 5:35 PM

[SOHH highlights a single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After up-and-coming Houston rapper Marcus Manchild explained why listeners need to "Get Low", producer Sef Millz states it firmly for recognition: "I'm About Cream".]

Continue reading "It Was One Of The First Verses Lil Wayne Did When He Came Home".

Taylor Swift Explains Surprise T.I. Hook-Up, "We Were All Just So Star-Struck"

October 18, 2011 5:00 PM

Country star Taylor Swift has come forward to speak on her latest demonstration of hip-hop appreciation by appearing onstage alongside hip-hop star T.I. earlier this month.

Continue reading Taylor Swift Explains Surprise T.I. Hook-Up, "We Were All Just So Star-Struck" .

Jay-Z Decodes "Lost One" Verse, "Just When You're On The Verge Of Giving Up Hope..."

October 18, 2011 3:55 PM

While his Decoded re-release is still weeks away from hitting bookshelves, rap mogul Jay-Z has leaked an excerpt from the book: the story behind his 2006 Kingdom Come track, "Lost One".

Continue reading Jay-Z Decodes "Lost One" Verse, "Just When You're On The Verge Of Giving Up Hope..." .

"Raindance": "You Don't Need That 5 Hour Energy Drink, Put That Sh*t Down"

October 18, 2011 3:35 PM

[With the new release of his "Raindance" single featuring Too $hort currently available, rapper Six Reasons gives you his Top 5 reasons to buy his club anthem.]

Continue reading "Raindance": "You Don't Need That 5 Hour Energy Drink, Put That Sh*t Down".

"Shout Out To Big K.R.I.T., We're Part Of The Smoker's Club Tour"

October 18, 2011 2:50 PM

[SOHH highlights a single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After The Away Team producer Khrysis dissected the science behind Phonte's "Everything is Falling Down," rap newcomer Marcus Manchild tells readers why it's time to "Get Low".]

Continue reading "Shout Out To Big K.R.I.T., We're Part Of The Smoker's Club Tour".

Eminem & Lil Wayne Become Gods Of Rock

October 18, 2011 1:10 PM

Grammy-winning rappers Eminem and Lil Wayne continue to generate headlines and accolades, as men's lifestyle publication GQ crowns the two as the "Gods of Rock" in their upcoming November issue.

Continue reading Eminem & Lil Wayne Become Gods Of Rock .

Jay-Z Brushes Dirt Off His Exec Suit, Joins The Secret Millionaires Club

October 18, 2011 12:40 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z is taking aim at the animation world by becoming the first celebrity guest star to appear in a new animated special entitled "Secret Millionaires Club", set to premiere next weekend.

Continue reading Jay-Z Brushes Dirt Off His Exec Suit, Joins The Secret Millionaires Club .

Andre 3000 Flies Sky High, Floats Onto "Strange Clouds"

October 18, 2011 12:05 PM

OutKast's Andre 3000 is continuing to influence rap's current generation of hip-hop stars' albums, as he's agreed to appear on Grand Hustle rapper B.o.B.'s forthcoming Strange Clouds sophomore LP.

Continue reading Andre 3000 Flies Sky High, Floats Onto "Strange Clouds" .

Soulja Boy Gets Pretty Boy Busted, Arrested In Georgia

October 18, 2011 11:18 AM

Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em is making headlines Tuesday (October 16) after getting arrested in Georgia on marijuana and weapons possession.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Gets Pretty Boy Busted, Arrested In Georgia .

DJ Premier Rejects Justin Bieber's BET Cypher Request, "Bieber Wanted Ludacris To Write His Rhymes" [Audio]

October 18, 2011 9:38 AM

Renowned producer DJ Premier has caught heat this week by being the person allegedly responsible for not allowing pop sensation Justin Bieber appear in last week's BET Hip-Hop Awards cypher.

Continue reading DJ Premier Rejects Justin Bieber's BET Cypher Request, "Bieber Wanted Ludacris To Write His Rhymes" [Audio] .

DMX Sets The Record Straight, "I've Cut These Thieves Out Of My Life"

October 18, 2011 9:03 AM

New York rapper DMX is clearing the air on his management team after reportedly receiving backlash over multiple missed shows set up by former employees.

Continue reading DMX Sets The Record Straight, "I've Cut These Thieves Out Of My Life" .

Drake Takes A Night Off...In A Lonely, Dark Room?

October 18, 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 crown for a whole week. Who run it?

Continue reading Drake Takes A Night Off...In A Lonely, Dark Room?.

"Working With Phonte Comes From A Long Line Of History"

October 18, 2011 12:10 AM

[SOHH highlights a single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After The Away Team's Khrysis and Boog share why they chose Talib Kweli and Rapsody to "Set it Off" with, the producer half of the duo dissects the Phonte track "Everything is Falling Down".]

Continue reading "Working With Phonte Comes From A Long Line Of History".

Dr. Dre Is Tightening His Rap Circle: Who Are The Best Rapper/Producer Combos In The Game [Click Here & Speak]

October 18, 2011 12:05 AM

Nowadays, you grab an album from the most popular rappers, and it seems like its a song full of singles. Rarely do you get that true "album feel" that comes with a cohesive piece of work, primarily because the tracks are put together by a collection of the newest, "hottest" producers in the game. While this formula may keep the registers ringing, oftentimes, it gives LP's an unfocused feel.

Continue reading Dr. Dre Is Tightening His Rap Circle: Who Are The Best Rapper/Producer Combos In The Game [Click Here & Speak].

"I'm Impressed By His Punchlines & [The Fact] That He Doesn't Write"

October 18, 2011 12:05 AM

[From Tity 2 Chainz: With Tity Boi a.k.a. 2 Chainz catching our attention after his appearance in the BET Hip-Hop Awards '11 cypher, this week SOHH is featuring entertainment personalities giving underrated props to the Atlanta rapper. After E.D.I. Mean gave The Outlawz the title last week, Drumma Boy now crowns "Tity Boi" SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "I'm Impressed By His Punchlines & [The Fact] That He Doesn't Write".

Photo of the Day: Drake Sits In A Dark Room (Cap Diss)

October 18, 2011 12:00 AM

Take Care: Young Money's Drake gets into a Toronto state of mind.

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

Young Money Prez Reveals Lil Wayne's Upcoming Albums, "He's In Martian Land Right Now"

October 17, 2011 11:11 PM

Young Money President Mack Maine is keeping fans on their feet by announcing Lil Wayne's plans to drop follow-ups to last year's I Am Not A Human Being and Rebirth albums.

Continue reading Young Money Prez Reveals Lil Wayne's Upcoming Albums, "He's In Martian Land Right Now" .

Lloyd Responds Back To Irv Gotti's Disses, "His Opinions Don't Dictate My Future"

October 17, 2011 11:05 PM

Former Murder Inc. artist Lloyd has responded to recent remarks from ex-boss Irv Gotti, specifically in regard to getting put on by the music executive.

Continue reading Lloyd Responds Back To Irv Gotti's Disses, "His Opinions Don't Dictate My Future".

Drake Explains "Take Care" Cover Art Message, "[I'm] Becoming A King"

October 17, 2011 10:53 PM

After recently unveiling the cover art to his upcoming Take Care solo album, Young Money's Drake now explains the message behind his eye-catching sophomore project.

Continue reading Drake Explains "Take Care" Cover Art Message, "[I'm] Becoming A King" .

Dr. Dre's Protege Reacts To The Doc's Aftermath Promise

October 17, 2011 5:45 PM

After Dr. Dre rocked headlines last week by speaking on his aim to solely focus on the careers of Aftermath rappers Kendrick Lamar and Slim the Mobster, SOHH hopped on the phone to get some post-reaction from one of his proteges.

Continue reading Dr. Dre's Protege Reacts To The Doc's Aftermath Promise.

"Any Indie Musician That Says Dame Dash Isn't A Blueprint For How To Do This Is Lying To You"

October 17, 2011 4:25 PM

[After releasing his new Love & Rockets, Volume 1: The Transformation through music mogul Dame Dash's DD172/BLUROC label last week, Murs speaks on his appreciation for the Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder.]

Continue reading "Any Indie Musician That Says Dame Dash Isn't A Blueprint For How To Do This Is Lying To You" .

Drake's Star Is Ready To Be Reborn, "I Found A Home & I Feel Very Proud Of Where I'm At"

October 17, 2011 3:05 PM

Young Money's Drake is no longer satisfied with making radio anthems as he has now opened up about plans to resurrect his acting career with help from talent agency William Morris, home to actors such as Bill Cosby, Denzel Washington and Forest Whitaker.

Continue reading Drake's Star Is Ready To Be Reborn, "I Found A Home & I Feel Very Proud Of Where I'm At".

Irv Gotti Receives More Support To Become Def Jam's Prez

October 17, 2011 2:15 PM

Former Murder Inc. CEO Irv Gotti is receiving more support for his informal bid to become Def Jam Records' next president,as the label's co-founder Russell Simmons views him as an adequate candidate.

Continue reading Irv Gotti Receives More Support To Become Def Jam's Prez.

"Ratchet & Clank:" All 4 One": "We Want To Get Our Game Into As Many Players' Hands As Possible"

October 17, 2011 1:10 PM

[With the new release of Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One less than 24 hours away, Insomniac Games studio designer Chad Dezern gives you his Top 5 reasons to add this adventure to your game stash.]

Continue reading "Ratchet & Clank:" All 4 One": "We Want To Get Our Game Into As Many Players' Hands As Possible".

Waka Flocka Flame Gets His Canada Pass Rejected

October 17, 2011 12:30 PM

Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame has become the latest hip-hop artist to feel the wrath of Canada's Border Services Agency by being denied entry into the country a few days ago.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame Gets His Canada Pass Rejected.

Jay-Z & Roc Nation Ink New Artist, "I Just Did The Impossible Today"

October 17, 2011 12:10 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z's Roc Nation has welcomed a new addition to the entertainment company's roster by inking producer Jahlil Beats to the continuously growing business.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Roc Nation Ink New Artist, "I Just Did The Impossible Today".

Max B Upset Over Joe Budden's BET Cypher, "Stop Putting My Name In Negative Sh*t"

October 17, 2011 11:20 AM

Incarcerated rapper Max B has reportedly taken offense to Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden referencing him in last week's BET Hip-Hop Awards cypher and taken to Twitter to lash out.

Continue reading Max B Upset Over Joe Budden's BET Cypher, "Stop Putting My Name In Negative Sh*t" .

Rick Ross' Ex Places Blame Over Seizures, "He's Not 20 Yrs. Old Anymore, No One Seems To Care About Him"

October 17, 2011 11:10 AM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross' ex-girlfriend, actress Elise Neal, has stepped forward to speak on the rapper's recent publicized seizures and weighed in on who is ultimately to blame for his ailments.

Continue reading Rick Ross' Ex Places Blame Over Seizures, "He's Not 20 Yrs. Old Anymore, No One Seems To Care About Him" .

Lil Scrappy Addresses Stabbing & Arrest Reports, "It Wasn't My Knife & I Beat The F*ck Outta Him"

October 17, 2011 9:06 AM

Atlanta rapper Lil Scrappy has come forward to kill rumors circulating across the Internet claiming he was stabbed and arrested while in his hometown Saturday (October 15) night.

Continue reading Lil Scrappy Addresses Stabbing & Arrest Reports, "It Wasn't My Knife & I Beat The F*ck Outta Him" .

Rick Ross Finally Departs Hospital, Spotted W/ DJ Khaled

October 17, 2011 8:44 AM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross has finally been released from a hospital after experiencing two seizures heading into the weekend.

Continue reading Rick Ross Finally Departs Hospital, Spotted W/ DJ Khaled.

"A Rapper's Job Is Not To Make You Think"

October 17, 2011 12:15 AM

Yonkers MC Styles P. connected with SOHH in order to answer a few questions from his fans in the world of social networking, allowing them an inside look into the mind of the lyricist/author/entrepreneur. 

Continue reading "A Rapper's Job Is Not To Make You Think".

Is Maybach Music Strong Enough To Rock Without Ross? 3 Teams That Fell Without Their Leader [Click Here & Speak]

October 17, 2011 12:05 AM

The Boss Ricky Ross, love him or hate him, is a hard worker. After suffering multiple seizures, Rozay was still looking to hop on stage and perform for loyal fans, but decided to not risk any further complications as he decided to pull out of an upcoming show.

Continue reading Is Maybach Music Strong Enough To Rock Without Ross? 3 Teams That Fell Without Their Leader [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: Styles P Answers Your Twitter Questions

October 17, 2011 12:00 AM

Master of Ceremonies: The LOX's Styles P gets SOHH-cial.

Be sure to peep Styles P's exclusive feature today as he answers your SOHH Twitter questions!

Def Jam Drops Shyne, Says "Watch The Throne" Producer

October 16, 2011 3:36 PM

Brooklyn rapper Shyne has reportedly been dropped from Def Jam Records after releasing his Godfather Buried Alive album in 2004 and being primed to put out another solo project through the label.

Continue reading Def Jam Drops Shyne, Says "Watch The Throne" Producer .

Tone Loc Collapses Onstage In Atlanta, Rushed To Local Hospital [Video]

October 16, 2011 3:04 PM

Rap veteran Tone Loc is once again making headlines, however, this time it is for collapsing during an Atlanta show Saturday (October 15) night.

Continue reading Tone Loc Collapses Onstage In Atlanta, Rushed To Local Hospital [Video] .

Rick Ross Nixes Live Shows After Multiple Seizures, Birdman & Nicki Minaj Send Prayers

October 16, 2011 11:12 AM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross has decided to play it safe a day following multiple seizures by canceling a few of his live performances.

Continue reading Rick Ross Nixes Live Shows After Multiple Seizures, Birdman & Nicki Minaj Send Prayers .

T.I. Blasts Out W/ "N*ggas In Paris" Remix, "They Hate To See Me On Stage Jay-Z, Kanye W/ Me" [Audio]

October 16, 2011 11:05 AM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. followed through on plans to remix Jay-Z and Kanye West's "N*ggas In Paris" hit single by putting out his own version this weekend.

Continue reading T.I. Blasts Out W/ "N*ggas In Paris" Remix, "They Hate To See Me On Stage Jay-Z, Kanye W/ Me" [Audio] .

Drake Howls As 'SNL' Werewolf, "I Snatch Your Bag So I Don't Look Llike A Pedophile" [Video]

October 16, 2011 10:32 AM

Young Money's Drake followed through with recent reports claiming he would appear on "Saturday Night Live" this weekend by showing off some acting skills and performing alongside rap star Nicki Minaj last night (October 15).

Continue reading Drake Howls As 'SNL' Werewolf, "I Snatch Your Bag So I Don't Look Llike A Pedophile" [Video] .

Photo of the Day: Nelly Shows Off His Six Pack

October 16, 2011 12:00 AM

6 Pac Back: St. Lunatics' Nelly shows off his physique to all naysayers.

Photo taken from Nelly's Twitter

Beyonce's Feminism, Controversial Fela Tribute Gets Called Out

October 15, 2011 6:15 PM

Grammy-winning singer Beyonce can set aside her baby bump controversy for now, as it is her controversial February black face photo shoot paying tribute to late Nigerian musician/activist Fela Kuti which is now getting reexamined.

Continue reading Beyonce's Feminism, Controversial Fela Tribute Gets Called Out.

Webbie's BET Privilege Banned, "You Will Not Be Seeing Him On '106 & Park' Anymore" [Video]

October 15, 2011 5:29 PM

Southern rapper Webbie appears to have gotten under the skin of someone at BET as he is now banned from appearing on popular weekday show, "106 & Park."

Continue reading Webbie's BET Privilege Banned, "You Will Not Be Seeing Him On '106 & Park' Anymore" [Video].

Nelly Wants His Rap Stripes Back, "I'm Urban, So You Can't Run From That Fact"

October 15, 2011 9:49 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Nelly has lashed back at haters claiming his success as a hip-hop and pop artist has tarnished his overall image as an urban emcee.

Continue reading Nelly Wants His Rap Stripes Back, "I'm Urban, So You Can't Run From That Fact" .

T.I. Makes A Grand Hustle, Joins Lil Wayne, Kanye West & Drake's Team

October 15, 2011 9:31 AM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. has given his management team a complete makeover by deciding to join forces with the same company responsible for managing the careers of Lil Wayne, Kanye West and Drake.

Continue reading T.I. Makes A Grand Hustle, Joins Lil Wayne, Kanye West & Drake's Team .

DJ Khaled Reveals Post-Seizure Rick Ross Convo, "I Told Him, 'Man, I Love You.'"

October 15, 2011 9:17 AM

Miami's DJ Khaled has revealed a short conversation he had with Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross shortly after sending shock waves to the entire hip-hop community after suffering a seizure on Friday (October 14).

Continue reading DJ Khaled Reveals Post-Seizure Rick Ross Convo, "I Told Him, 'Man, I Love You.'" .

Method Man Rolls Up Pothead Image, "No Matter Where You Go, They're Always Thinking You're High" [Video]

October 15, 2011 9:01 AM

Wu-Tang Clan's Method Man has weighed in on being known for his marijuana lifestyle and admitted despite having love for weed, it does not have him addicted or possessed.

Continue reading Method Man Rolls Up Pothead Image, "No Matter Where You Go, They're Always Thinking You're High" [Video].

Drake Salutes Lil Wayne In Any Battle, "I'm A Soldier For Him, He Put Me Here"

October 15, 2011 8:36 AM

Young Money's Drake appears to have his loyalty toward Lil Wayne in place after weighing in on the current feud between Weezy and his "Light Up" collaborator, Jay-Z.

Continue reading Drake Salutes Lil Wayne In Any Battle, "I'm A Soldier For Him, He Put Me Here".

Photo of the Day: Rick Ross & Crew

October 15, 2011 12:00 AM

Paid The Cost: Maybach Music leader Rick Ross kicks it with Yo Gotti.

Photo taken from Rick Ross' Twitter

Rick Ross Suffers Another Seizure, 50 Cent Reacts

October 14, 2011 11:06 PM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross reportedly experienced a second seizure within hours of his first Friday (October 14) afternoon en route to a Memphis event.

Continue reading Rick Ross Suffers Another Seizure, 50 Cent Reacts .

"I Have To Drive Them In The Right Direction, So I Let The Cocaine Go"

October 14, 2011 10:15 PM

New York rapper DMX claims to have fully removed himself from any urges for cocaine usage and said his drug addictions are now a thing of the past.

Continue reading "I Have To Drive Them In The Right Direction, So I Let The Cocaine Go".

Dr. Dre Rebirths 'Dr.J', "I'm Getting Back Into The DJ Scene"

October 14, 2011 10:05 PM

While Dr. Dre may only be focused on working with Aftermath Records' Kendrick Lamar and Slim the Mobster, the Doc now reveals a that he feels a calling to return to cutting up tracks-- albeit in the form that he originally started his hip-hop career.

Continue reading Dr. Dre Rebirths 'Dr.J', "I'm Getting Back Into The DJ Scene".

"I Haven't Seen An Unsigned Artist W/ This Much Hustle & Confidence Since I Signed Pitbull & Lil Jon"

October 14, 2011 5:55 PM

Harlem rap newcomer A$AP Rocky is riding the success of his "Peso" to the bank by inking a record deal with major label Polo Grounds Music/RCA Records.

Continue reading "I Haven't Seen An Unsigned Artist W/ This Much Hustle & Confidence Since I Signed Pitbull & Lil Jon".

Kevin Hart Names His Closest Hip-Hop Connects, "Puff's A Good Friend"

October 14, 2011 4:35 PM

After making headlines last winter for hosting a Diddy party which resulted in a model's hair catching on fire, comedian Kevin Hart recently spoke to SOHH about the connection between comics and hip-hop.

Continue reading Kevin Hart Names His Closest Hip-Hop Connects, "Puff's A Good Friend".

"Master of Ceremonies": "The Whole Album Is Heat And A Genuine Problem"

October 14, 2011 3:25 PM

[With his new "Master of Ceremonies" album now available, Styles P. chopped it up with SOHH and provided 5 solid reasons to cop his latest body of work.]

Continue reading "Master of Ceremonies": "The Whole Album Is Heat And A Genuine Problem".

"Lil Wayne Still Has [Dreads] & He's The King Of The Young People"

October 14, 2011 1:50 PM

With entertainers like Jim Jones and Lloyd recently cutting off their iconic long hair, SOHH reached out to fellow trend setter Murs to find out why he ended his reign of rocking long locks over the summer.

Continue reading "Lil Wayne Still Has [Dreads] & He's The King Of The Young People" .

BREAKING: Rick Ross Unconscious After Seizure, Emergency Plane Landing [UPDATE]

October 14, 2011 1:42 PM

[UPDATED] Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross is currently being reported as unconscious after experiencing a seizure aboard a plane flight.

Continue reading BREAKING: Rick Ross Unconscious After Seizure, Emergency Plane Landing [UPDATE].

"He's Probably The Only Guy On The Planet That Can [Bring] All Those Guys Together"

October 14, 2011 1:30 PM

After blockbuster action thriller The Expendables exploded onto movie screens a year ago, co-star Randy Couture gives SOHH the inside scoop on its upcoming sequel.

Continue reading "He's Probably The Only Guy On The Planet That Can [Bring] All Those Guys Together".

Jay-Z & Nas Got Nothin' On This Black Republican, Game's Top 3 Failed Hook-Ups, Irv Gotti Murders The Competition

October 14, 2011 12:40 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we realize that there might be a real Black Republican to fear and it ain't Jay-Z or Nas, applaud Game's marriage proposal by looking at his Top 3 FAILED hook-ups, show love to Irv Gotti from rising up as a "Doggy" to watch and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Jay-Z & Nas Got Nothin' On This Black Republican, Game's Top 3 Failed Hook-Ups, Irv Gotti Murders The Competition.

Game Explains Surprise Marriage Proposal, "This Is That Day Where You Throw Your Player Card Away"

October 14, 2011 12:30 PM

After shocking fans and his new fiancee with a marriage proposal this week, West Coast rapper Game has now given the details behind the secret event.

Continue reading Game Explains Surprise Marriage Proposal, "This Is That Day Where You Throw Your Player Card Away" .

Drake Says Nicki Minaj Marriage Offer Still On Table, Addresses Rihanna & Serena Williams Rumors

October 14, 2011 11:35 AM

Young Money's Drake has kept the fire burning for his labelmate Nicki Minaj and said despite last year's marriage hoax, he could see himself putting a wedding band around her finger.

Continue reading Drake Says Nicki Minaj Marriage Offer Still On Table, Addresses Rihanna & Serena Williams Rumors .

T.I. Tells Jay-Z & Kanye West Scoot Over, "If You Got A Hit I'm On It"

October 14, 2011 11:10 AM

The "King of the South" is riding the wave of his creative force, as T.I. reveals he has put together a verse to Jay-Z and Kanye West's "N*ggas In Paris" Watch the Throne single.

Continue reading T.I. Tells Jay-Z & Kanye West Scoot Over, "If You Got A Hit I'm On It".

Elzhi: "I Can't Say I Ever Heard A Wack Black Thought Verse"

October 14, 2011 10:00 AM

Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. After The Clipse's Malice listed his favorites, today Detroit phenom Elzhi clues us into his rap elite.

Continue reading Elzhi: "I Can't Say I Ever Heard A Wack Black Thought Verse" .

Uncle Luke Clarifies Lil Wayne & Diddy M.I.A. Ban Warning, "You Can't Just Come Here" [Audio]

October 14, 2011 8:33 AM

Rap veteran Uncle Luke has provided some clarification over recently blasting rap stars like Lil Wayne, Diddy and DJ Khaled for not showing enough love back to the city of Miami.

Continue reading Uncle Luke Clarifies Lil Wayne & Diddy M.I.A. Ban Warning, "You Can't Just Come Here" [Audio] .

Drake Can't Grind Out Pusha T's Alleged Diss, "Make It A Little More Direct Next Time" [Audio]

October 14, 2011 8:19 AM

Young Money's Drake has finally addressed speculation suggesting G.O.O.D. Music rapper Pusha T's recent "Don't F*ck With Me" freestyle took aim at his head.

Continue reading Drake Can't Grind Out Pusha T's Alleged Diss, "Make It A Little More Direct Next Time" [Audio].

Photo of the Day: The Away Team

October 14, 2011 12:00 AM

Up Up & Away: The Away Team's Khrysis shows off his latest album additions.

Be sure to check out The Away Team's Singled Out feature today as they break down their "Set It Off" Talib Kweli collaboration.

Irv Gotti Wants To Run Def Jam: Do YOU Think He's The Right Man For The Job? [Click Here & Speak]

October 14, 2011 12:00 AM

Believe it or not, Irv Gotti was that n*gga once upon a time. He had Ashanti cranking out hits and the now incarcerated Ja Rule dropping smash after smash single for dangerously in love thugs that prefer a little gunplay with their love songs.

Continue reading Irv Gotti Wants To Run Def Jam: Do YOU Think He's The Right Man For The Job? [Click Here & Speak].

Ke$ha Calls Up The Homies, Gets "Sleazy" W/ Andre 3000 & T.I.

October 13, 2011 10:50 PM

Pop star Ke$ha has reunited with OutKast's Andre 3000 for a new remix to her "Sleazy" collaboration with help from guest collaborators Lil Wayne and T.I..

Continue reading Ke$ha Calls Up The Homies, Gets "Sleazy" W/ Andre 3000 & T.I. .

Tupac Shakur Biopic Director Gets Pink Slip, Replaced W/ Hollywood Icon

October 13, 2011 10:35 PM

The latest buzz behind a much talked about Tupac Shakur biopic now centers on famed director Antoine Fuqua reportedly getting replaced by Hollywood veteran John Singleton.

Continue reading Tupac Shakur Biopic Director Gets Pink Slip, Replaced W/ Hollywood Icon.

Nas Admits Loneliness In Tyler, The Creator Chat, "That's The Only Thing"

October 13, 2011 5:55 PM

Rap veteran Nas opens up about being lonely without his family to celebrity guest interviewer Tyler, the Creator in an upcoming XXL Magazine feature.

Continue reading Nas Admits Loneliness In Tyler, The Creator Chat, "That's The Only Thing".

Big Boi's M.I.A. Viagra Arrest Case Erects In Court

October 13, 2011 5:20 PM

OutKast's Big Boi is moving past making headlines over this past summer by finally handling his Miami drug possession arrest this week.

Continue reading Big Boi's M.I.A. Viagra Arrest Case Erects In Court.

DMX Lives Up To Past Mistakes, "I Would't Change A Thing" [Video]

October 13, 2011 5:05 PM

Former Ruff Ryders leader DMX has come forward to speak on his past career mistakes and admitted that despite having endured multiple jail sentences, he does not regret any past decision he has made.

Continue reading DMX Lives Up To Past Mistakes, "I Would't Change A Thing" [Video] .

"Love & Rockets, Volume 1: The Transformation": "I'm Better Than Everybody, Except..."

October 13, 2011 4:30 PM

[With the new release of his Love & Rockets, Volume 1: The Transformation, rapper Murs gives you his Top 5 reasons to go out and cop his latest solo effort.]

Continue reading "Love & Rockets, Volume 1: The Transformation": "I'm Better Than Everybody, Except...".

Def Jam VP Responds To Irv Gotti's Prez Bid

October 13, 2011 1:10 PM

Def Jam's newly appointed Executive Vice President, revered hip-hop producer No I.D., has responded to recent remarks made by former Murder Inc. CEO Irv Gotti about the label and his aim to become its president.

Continue reading Def Jam VP Responds To Irv Gotti's Prez Bid .

Andre 3000 Takes Care Of Drake, Hops On Sophomore LP

October 13, 2011 12:50 PM

Young Money star Drake's wish to gain his coveted Andre 3000 collaboration has finally come true, as the elusive OutKast lyricist is expected to appear on Drizzy's upcoming Take Care sophomore album.

Continue reading Andre 3000 Takes Care Of Drake, Hops On Sophomore LP .

Lupe Fiasco Responds To 50 Cent's 'Kick, Push' Line, "I Got Fans In High Places"

October 13, 2011 9:45 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco has finally given his response to 50 Cent name dropping his 2006 hit single, "Kick, Push" in a new record, admitting he does not view it as a direct diss.

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Responds To 50 Cent's 'Kick, Push' Line, "I Got Fans In High Places" .

"She's Rapping Better Than A Lot Of Males Out There Period"

October 13, 2011 9:27 AM

Young Money's Drake recently talked about the level of competition he endures being a labelmate of rap stars like Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj plus how the colorful "Barbie" can hold her own against men and women emcees alike.

Continue reading "She's Rapping Better Than A Lot Of Males Out There Period" .

Rihanna Responds To Royce Da 5'9's BET Cypher Name Drop

October 13, 2011 9:12 AM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna has responded back to Slaughterhouse's Royce Da 5'9 after making the reference "Hi Rihanna" multiple times during his BET Hip-Hop Awards cypher this week.

Continue reading Rihanna Responds To Royce Da 5'9's BET Cypher Name Drop .

Game Retires His Player Jersey, Releases Marriage Proposal Video

October 13, 2011 8:58 AM

West Coast rapper Game is looking to build a lasting family by proposing to his longtime girlfriend and recording to occassion on video this week.

Continue reading Game Retires His Player Jersey, Releases Marriage Proposal Video .

Big Sean Got Nicki Minaj's "A$$" For Free-99, "She Didn't Charge Nothing"

October 13, 2011 8:37 AM

G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean recently talked about snagging Nicki Minaj to appear on his "Dance (A$$)" remix and revealed he did not have to endure any appearance fees.

Continue reading Big Sean Got Nicki Minaj's "A$$" For Free-99, "She Didn't Charge Nothing" .

"Because Of [The] Affiliation W/2Pac, [They've] Definitely Been Slept On"

October 13, 2011 12:15 AM

[2Pacalypse Now: With 2Pac making headlines as of late, this week SOHH features two entertainment personalities recognizing a Shakur-related group they feel is most underrated. After late author Iceberg Slim's daughter Misty Beck gave Digital Underground the crown earlier this week, Pac protege E.D.I. Mean names The Outlawz SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "Because Of [The] Affiliation W/2Pac, [They've] Definitely Been Slept On" .

A Look Ahead: What Up & Coming Spitters, Rap Crews & Veterans Should Be In NEXT Year's Cypher? [Click Here & Speak]

October 13, 2011 12:05 AM

The cypher has been the talk of the town since it aired yesterday. There were many, many spitters, but cats like Royce, Eminem ... f*ck it, the entire Shady 2.0 Team ... seemed to get the most shine. The cool think about BET is that they have a habit of mixing up the new dudes with the vets, so as we close the chapter on this year's Hip Hop Awards, let's hear who rap fans wanna see go in next year.

Continue reading A Look Ahead: What Up & Coming Spitters, Rap Crews & Veterans Should Be In NEXT Year's Cypher? [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: 2 Chainz

October 13, 2011 12:00 AM

Chain Gang: BET Hip-Hop Awards '11 cypher spitter 2 Chainz preps for his on-stage performance at "Trae Day" in Houston.

Be sure to check out 2 Chainz's Singled Out feature today as he breaks down his new Mike Epps joint effort, "I Hate Myself."

Ja Rule's Money Woes Stack Up, Uncle Sam Issues $4.3 Million Tax Bill

October 12, 2011 10:40 PM

Despite the fact rapper Ja Rule must stay behind bars for the next few years, the former Murder Inc. hip-hop star has reportedly been hit with a $4.3 million tax bill.

Continue reading Ja Rule's Money Woes Stack Up, Uncle Sam Issues $4.3 Million Tax Bill.

Will Smith Gets Fresh W/ DJ Jazzy Jeff All Over Again

October 12, 2011 9:45 PM

Rapper-turned-actor Will Smith has once again linked with his former music sidekick and "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" recurring cameo star DJ Jazzy Jeff for some new music.

Continue reading Will Smith Gets Fresh W/ DJ Jazzy Jeff All Over Again .

Drake Analyzes Lil Wayne's 'C4' Massive Sales, "A Lot Of People Would Argue It Wasn't As Big As 'Carter III'"

October 12, 2011 4:55 PM

Young Money star Drake has weighed in on the success behind Lil Wayne's Carter IV album selling nearly a million copies in its opening week and how his YM boss has reached iconic status.

Continue reading Drake Analyzes Lil Wayne's 'C4' Massive Sales, "A Lot Of People Would Argue It Wasn't As Big As 'Carter III'".

Dr. Dre Addresses $300 Million Beats By Dre Deal

October 12, 2011 4:15 PM

Music mogul Dr. Dre has confirmed recent reports claiming his popular Beats By Dre headphones have teamed with smartphone supplier HTC for a $300 million investment.

Continue reading Dr. Dre Addresses $300 Million Beats By Dre Deal .

Irv Gotti Receives Def Jam Presidency Co-Sign, "I'm Down To Help You Campaign"

October 12, 2011 3:50 PM

Former Murder Inc. CEO Irv Gotti's calling for the Def Jam presidency has not hit deaf ears, as Roc Nation's Jay Electronica is down to help the music executive's potential campaign.

Continue reading Irv Gotti Receives Def Jam Presidency Co-Sign, "I'm Down To Help You Campaign" .

"Scars & Stripes": "Y'all Get To Hear Me Rap On This Album!"

October 12, 2011 3:05 PM

[With their new Scars and Stripes album now available, the North Carolina-based rap group provide you their Top 5 reasons to cop their latest offering.]

Continue reading "Scars & Stripes": "Y'all Get To Hear Me Rap On This Album!".

Snoop Dogg Names The "Baddest B*tches" In History [Video]

October 12, 2011 1:40 PM

West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg has released a new sketch comedy video where he names his personal picks for the "Baddest B*tches in History", highlighting various women in different shapes and forms.

Continue reading Snoop Dogg Names The "Baddest B*tches" In History [Video] .

Jay Electronica Exhibits Diddy Feelings, "Get At Me You Emotional A** N*gga"

October 12, 2011 1:15 PM

Roc Nation's Jay Electronica appears to still have a few words for former affiliate Diddy; opting to display his sentiments for the entertainment mogul via Twitter.

Continue reading Jay Electronica Exhibits Diddy Feelings, "Get At Me You Emotional A** N*gga" .

Ace Hood Gives Money Hustling Tips, "I Save At Least $60,000"

October 12, 2011 1:00 PM

DJ Khaled protege Ace Hood has publicly doled out financial advice and admitted past financial mistakes have now helped him become wiser about spending his paper these days.

Continue reading Ace Hood Gives Money Hustling Tips, "I Save At Least $60,000".

J. Cole Keeps The Competition Sidelined, Lil Wayne Stays Grounded In Top 10, Styles P LOX's Into The Chart

October 12, 2011 12:35 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, J. Cole leads the competition at No. 5, Lil Wayne remains within the Top 10 and The LOX's Styles P invades the chart.

Continue reading J. Cole Keeps The Competition Sidelined, Lil Wayne Stays Grounded In Top 10, Styles P LOX's Into The Chart.

Kanye West Brushes Haters Off His Shoulders, "I Don't F*ck W/ Celebrities"

October 12, 2011 12:15 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West reportedly defended his decision to launch a fashion line a few days ago in light of negative feedback he received after debuting the line in Paris earlier this month.

Continue reading Kanye West Brushes Haters Off His Shoulders, "I Don't F*ck W/ Celebrities" .

Jay Electronica Unloads The Science Behind "Call Of Duty" Anthem, "I Became A Trending Topic Worldwide"

October 12, 2011 11:50 AM

Roc Nation's Jay Electronica has addressed releasing his new "Call of Duty" record and revealed despite its instant popularity, it is not slated to appear on his forthcoming debut album.

Continue reading Jay Electronica Unloads The Science Behind "Call Of Duty" Anthem, "I Became A Trending Topic Worldwide".

Lil Wayne Finally Responds To Uncle Luke's Warning, "This N*gga Trippin!!!"

October 12, 2011 9:44 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne is seemingly not impressed by rap veteran Uncle Luke recently warning him and other hip-hop stars like Diddy for showing a lack of support toward the city of Miami.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Finally Responds To Uncle Luke's Warning, "This N*gga Trippin!!!" .

Nas Scoops Up 'Notorious' Actress In New 'Nasty' Music Video [Video]

October 12, 2011 9:24 AM

Rap veteran Nas reminds the ladies he is once again a bachelor after a publicized divorce from Kelis last year by going "girl crazy" in his new "Nasty" music video.

Continue reading Nas Scoops Up 'Notorious' Actress In New 'Nasty' Music Video [Video].

Malice: "Man, Go Ahead & Put Big L In The Hall of Fame"

October 12, 2011 3:00 AM

Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. This week, we start with The Clipse's Malice to grind out his most respected lyricists.

Continue reading Malice: "Man, Go Ahead & Put Big L In The Hall of Fame".

Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Jay-Z & More Dominate BET Hip-Hop Awards

October 12, 2011 12:15 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Jay-Z and more took over the 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards ceremony in Atlanta Tuesday (October 11) night with multiple wins and all-star performances.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Jay-Z & More Dominate BET Hip-Hop Awards.

The Cyphers Have Offically Aired: Who Was The Best And Who Was Hot Garbage? [Click Here & Speak]

October 12, 2011 12:00 AM

Welp. Another year of cyphers from the BET Hip Hop Awards aired last night, and there were a few highs, a few low's and some spitters whose flows can be easily forgotten. You never know what you'll get with BET, which is why the cypher is one of the coolest things to check out.

Continue reading The Cyphers Have Offically Aired: Who Was The Best And Who Was Hot Garbage? [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: Syleena Johnson

October 12, 2011 12:00 AM

All Falls Down: R&B diva Syleena Johnson prepares for a non-stop media press day.

Be sure to check out Syleena Johnson's Singled Out feature today as she breaks down her Tweet duet, "Angry Girl."

Irv Gotti Reveals Botched Suge Knight Industry Power Move

October 11, 2011 10:50 PM

Former Murder Inc. CEO Irv Gotti has revealed past plans he and ex-Death Row Records owner Suge Knight had to set up a labor deal for all musicians.

Continue reading Irv Gotti Reveals Botched Suge Knight Industry Power Move.

Rihanna Admits She Still Pushes For Chris Brown, "I'm Really Excited To See The Breakthrough He's Had"

October 11, 2011 10:15 PM

Although former acclaimed music couple Rihanna and Chris Brown have parted ways since a publicized 2009 domestic violence case, the R&B diva now expresses how much support she still has for him.

Continue reading Rihanna Admits She Still Pushes For Chris Brown, "I'm Really Excited To See The Breakthrough He's Had".

Beyonce's Camp Lashes Back At Fake Pregnancy Rumors

October 11, 2011 5:50 PM

Grammy-winning singer Beyonce's camp has responded to the gossip suggesting that she and husband Jay-Z are pulling a pregnancy hoax on the world.

Continue reading Beyonce's Camp Lashes Back At Fake Pregnancy Rumors .

Diddy's Not Always A Bad Boy, Saves Harlem Kids

October 11, 2011 5:15 PM

Entertainment mogul Diddy has placed his positive side on display this week by making a substantial donation to the Boys & Girls Club of Harlem, saving the organization from the possibility of cutting back programs & closing its doors.

Continue reading Diddy's Not Always A Bad Boy, Saves Harlem Kids.

"I'm Gonna Out-Rap You Motherf*ckas"

October 11, 2011 4:35 PM

[SOHH highlights a single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After Producer Nitti Beatz and rapper 2 Chainz explain how comedian Mike Epps got everyone together for their "I Hate Myself" collabo, The Away Team's Khysis and Boog share why they chose Talib Kweli and Rapsody to "Set it Off" with.]

Continue reading "I'm Gonna Out-Rap You Motherf*ckas".

9th Doesn't Wonder About Drake Collabo, "Jay-Z Kinda Ruined All That"

October 11, 2011 3:50 PM

Producer 9th Wonder recently spoke on his budding work relationship with rap star Drake and said as things stand right now, he is not set to appear on Drizzy's upcoming Take Care sophomore album.

Continue reading 9th Doesn't Wonder About Drake Collabo, "Jay-Z Kinda Ruined All That".

T.I. Ready To Button Up His AKOO Swag, "We Represent Being Fly"

October 11, 2011 3:15 PM

Fresh off of serving nearly a year behind bars for a probation violation, T.I. has opened up about resuming duties with his AKOO Clothing brand.

Continue reading T.I. Ready To Button Up His AKOO Swag, "We Represent Being Fly" .

Nappy Roots, "Nappy Roots Dot Org"

October 11, 2011 2:40 PM

Those country boys are back. Almost a decade after releasing their platinum-selling debut, Kentucky group Nappy Roots are back with their fifth album, entitled Nappy Dot Org.

Continue reading Nappy Roots, "Nappy Roots Dot Org".

Kanye West Joins NYC Protest, Occupies Wall Street [Video]

October 11, 2011 2:25 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West became the latest celebrity to endorse the current Occupy Wall Street protest in New York City this week appearing alongside Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons.

Continue reading Kanye West Joins NYC Protest, Occupies Wall Street [Video].

Dr. Dre Kisses The Game & 50 Cent Goodbye, "These Are Probably My Final Two Artists I'm Going To Be Working On..."

October 11, 2011 1:05 PM

Veteran producer Dr. Dre may be playing heartbreaker to past collaborators like Game and 50 Cent by revealing plans to solely work with two in-house hip-hop acts over the next few years.

Continue reading Dr. Dre Kisses The Game & 50 Cent Goodbye, "These Are Probably My Final Two Artists I'm Going To Be Working On..." .

"Mike Epps Is Always Freestyling When I Talk To Him"

October 11, 2011 12:55 PM

[SOHH highlights a single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After Syleena Johnson gave the scoop on how she got up with Tweet for their "Angry Girl" duet, producer Nitti Beatz and rapper 2 Chainz explain how 2011 BET Hip-Hop Award Show host/comedian Mike Epps got everyone together for his rap song "I Hate Myself".]

Continue reading "Mike Epps Is Always Freestyling When I Talk To Him".

Steve Jobs' Cause Of Death Explained

October 11, 2011 12:15 PM

Last week's passing of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has once again been examined as his death certificate has now been made public, explaining what caused his untimely demise.

Continue reading Steve Jobs' Cause Of Death Explained.

Jay Electronica Lives Up To His Word, Answers His "Call Of Duty"

October 11, 2011 11:55 AM

Roc Nation's Jay Electronica kept his word this week, after promising to release some new music a few days ago, in the form of a joint record with rap duo Mobb Deep titled "Call of Duty".

Continue reading Jay Electronica Lives Up To His Word, Answers His "Call Of Duty" .

"Nappy Roots Dot Org": "We're Pretty Much The Pioneers Of Kentucky Hip-Hop"

October 11, 2011 11:35 AM

[With their new Nappy Roots Dot Org album now available, the Kentucky-based rap group provide you their Top 5 reasons to cop their latest offering.]

Continue reading "Nappy Roots Dot Org": "We're Pretty Much The Pioneers Of Kentucky Hip-Hop" .

Young Buck Faces More Problems Over 50 Cent, G-Unit Recording Deal Dispute

October 11, 2011 8:10 AM

Former G-Unit member Young Buck continues to face legal woes due to an inability to reach an agreement with 50 Cent, now resulting in liquidation.

Continue reading Young Buck Faces More Problems Over 50 Cent, G-Unit Recording Deal Dispute.

"I Thought, 'Tweet Would Sound So Great On This Song'"

October 11, 2011 12:15 AM

[SOHH highlights a single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After rapper J-EyE broke down his "This Goes Out" record, R&B diva Syleena Johnson talks about bringing singer Tweet back into the spotlight with their "Angry Girl" collaboration.]

Continue reading "I Thought, 'Tweet Would Sound So Great On This Song'".

Diddy Loses His Mind Or Just His Pants?

October 11, 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 Diddy Loses His Mind Or Just His Pants? .

"They Came Out W/ Songs That Were About Having Fun & Not Taking Things Seriously"

October 11, 2011 12:15 AM

[2Pacalypse Now: With 2Pac making headlines as of late, this week SOHH features two entertainment personalities recognizing a Shakur-related group they feel is most underrated. After Murs gave Juvenile the title last week, late author Iceberg Slim's daughter Misty Beck now crowns Digital Underground SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "They Came Out W/ Songs That Were About Having Fun & Not Taking Things Seriously" .

"For Immediate Release": "I Have A Story About DMX & Representing Lil Kim"

October 11, 2011 12:10 AM

[With the recent release of For Immediate Release: Shape Minds, Build Brands, and Deliver Results with Game-Changing Public Relations, 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian, whose clients have included Nick Cannon, Lil Kim, DJ Khaled, DMX and many others, gives you his Top 5 reasons to add this to your book collection.]

Continue reading "For Immediate Release": "I Have A Story About DMX & Representing Lil Kim" .

Why Does It Take Jay Electronica So Long To Drop New Music? Tell Us How You Like His New Joint. [Click Here & Speak]

October 11, 2011 12:00 AM

Let's rap for a minute: Sometimes it seems like Roc Nation artist Jay Electronica has been riding the wave of "Exhibit C" since President Obama was elected. Dude gave us a strong display of lyricism on that joint, but damn -- what's the hold up with new music?

Continue reading Why Does It Take Jay Electronica So Long To Drop New Music? Tell Us How You Like His New Joint. [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: For Immediate Release

October 11, 2011 12:00 AM

WORLD PREMIERE: 5W Public Relations CEO Ronn Torossian poses with Brooklyn rap star Lil Kim.

Be sure to check out Ronn Torossian's "5 Reasons Why You Should Buy: For Immediate Release" feature today!

Jay-Z & Beyonce's Baby Due Date Revealed

October 10, 2011 9:30 PM

Grammy-winning married couple Jay-Z and Beyonce's countdown to parenthood has officially kicked-off with new reports claiming their first baby is due in early 2012.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Beyonce's Baby Due Date Revealed .

Method Man Envisions An Odd Future, "Right Now I Want To Get That Kid" [Video]

October 10, 2011 9:05 PM

Wu-Tang Clan's Method Man is not shying away from the possibility of an Odd Future collaboration by detailing an interest to link with the West Coast hip-hop collective's leader, Tyler, the Creator.

Continue reading Method Man Envisions An Odd Future, "Right Now I Want To Get That Kid" [Video].

"Third Power": "It's The First Time Pusha T & French Montanta Are On A Song Together"

October 10, 2011 5:25 PM

[With DJ Drama's Third Power compilation album set to drop tomorrow, the Atlanta deejay gives you his Top 5 reasons to cop the new LP.]

Continue reading "Third Power": "It's The First Time Pusha T & French Montanta Are On A Song Together" .

Termanology Surrenders To Rakim's Lyrical Punches, "I'm Expecting Him To Body Me"

October 10, 2011 4:50 PM

After hinting at a Rakim collaboration being in the works last week, SOHH reached out to Boston's Termanlogy to get the inside scoop on how they officially hooked up.

Continue reading Termanology Surrenders To Rakim's Lyrical Punches, "I'm Expecting Him To Body Me" .

"Canibus' First Album Was Not The Best Piece Of Work"

October 10, 2011 2:55 PM

In light of many personalities labeling several artists as "Underrated", renowned hip-hop producer  9th Wonder recently spoke to SOHH about why the category deserves more scrutiny and dissection.

Continue reading "Canibus' First Album Was Not The Best Piece Of Work".

"You Can't Do It Unless You Get On A Lil Wayne Record"

October 10, 2011 2:45 PM

As Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV continues to fly off store shelves, SOHH recently reached out to contributing producer Willy Will to see if there were any doubts about signing on for production in light of past Carter-related lawsuits issued toward Weezy.

Continue reading "You Can't Do It Unless You Get On A Lil Wayne Record" .

The Outlawz's E.D.I. Mean On Tupac's Legacy, "I've Aways Said Pac Is The Hardest Working Dead Man Ever"

October 10, 2011 2:45 PM

With the late Tupac Shakur's presence continuing to be felt as of late courtesy of records like "2Pac Back," SOHH reached out to the music mogul's protege E.D.I. Mean to get his take on the fallen soldier's impact 15 years later.

Continue reading The Outlawz's E.D.I. Mean On Tupac's Legacy, "I've Aways Said Pac Is The Hardest Working Dead Man Ever" .

"Eminem Is Extraordinary & One Of The Greatest Live Acts I've Ever Seen"

October 10, 2011 12:55 PM

While blockbuster actor Hugh Jackman may be considered to be a huge star in Hollywood, he recently revealed that he is a supporter of Grammy-winning rapper Eminem.

Continue reading "Eminem Is Extraordinary & One Of The Greatest Live Acts I've Ever Seen" .

Rick Ross' 'God Forgives, I Don't' Will Create New Fanatics, Says J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League's Rook

October 10, 2011 12:40 PM

Production crew The J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League's Rook recently dished about Rick Ross' forthcoming God Forgives, I Don't solo album and promised its sound will create a heightened level of admiration for The Boss.

Continue reading Rick Ross' 'God Forgives, I Don't' Will Create New Fanatics, Says J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League's Rook .

"[They] Make The Kind Of Music That Just Makes You Feel Good"

October 10, 2011 11:25 AM

West Coast rapper Game recently talked about the success of his latest solo album, R.E.D., and also keyed people into what he is listening to these days.

Continue reading "[They] Make The Kind Of Music That Just Makes You Feel Good".

50 Cent Jabs Lupe Fiasco W/ New SK Record, "Kick, Push, Get The F*ck Outta Here" [Audio]

October 10, 2011 11:15 AM

G-Unit general 50 Cent appears focused on keeping the Internet heads happy by releasing more new music via his Street King energy shot series.

Continue reading 50 Cent Jabs Lupe Fiasco W/ New SK Record, "Kick, Push, Get The F*ck Outta Here" [Audio].

Diddy & T.I. Spit French Raps, Turn Into Real "Shot" Callers

October 10, 2011 9:31 AM

Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy and T.I. look ready to show off their lyrical play calling ability by hopping on the remix to rapper French Montanta's current radio anthem, "Shot Caller."

Continue reading Diddy & T.I. Spit French Raps, Turn Into Real "Shot" Callers .

"I Was On One Of The Top Three Jay-Z Albums Ever"

October 10, 2011 9:07 AM

Producer 9th Wonder recently reflected on what it meant to appear on Jay-Z's platinum-selling The Black Album in 2003 and how big of an impact it has had on his life.

Continue reading "I Was On One Of The Top Three Jay-Z Albums Ever" .

Photo of the Day: Taylor Swift & B.o.B. Walk Hard In Dallas

October 10, 2011 12:00 AM

Walk Hard: Country star Taylor Swift gets some hip-hop love alongside rapper B.o.B.

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

The BET Hip-Hop Awards Airs Tuesday: Who Are YOUR Picks For These 4 Hot Categories? [Click Here & Speak]

October 10, 2011 12:00 AM

Between magazines, the Web and television, there are a hundreds of awards given out annually to the best and brightest of popular music. The thing that makes the BET Hip Hop Awards the favorite amongst rap fans, however, are the cyphers.

Continue reading The BET Hip-Hop Awards Airs Tuesday: Who Are YOUR Picks For These 4 Hot Categories? [Click Here & Speak].

UPDATE: 2Pac Sex Tape Gets $1 Million Offer

October 9, 2011 7:31 PM

The hype behind a sex tape featuring late rap mogul Tupac Shakur may have reached a new height as reports now claim a $1 million offer has been placed on the table.

Continue reading UPDATE: 2Pac Sex Tape Gets $1 Million Offer .

B.o.B. Shows Off His True Grit W/ Country Star, "Tonight Was Like A Dream"

October 9, 2011 1:23 PM

Grammy-winning country star Taylor Swift showed off her hip-hop love over the weekend by bringing out Grand Hustle's B.o.B. for a surprise performance in Texas.

Continue reading B.o.B. Shows Off His True Grit W/ Country Star, "Tonight Was Like A Dream".

J. Cole's "Sideline Story" Week 2 Sales Expected To Drop Nearly 75 Percent

October 9, 2011 11:19 AM

Roc Nation rapper J. Cole's Cole World: The Sideline Story is reportedly en route to drop nearly 75 percent in its second week album sales.

Continue reading J. Cole's "Sideline Story" Week 2 Sales Expected To Drop Nearly 75 Percent.

Nicki Minaj Sees Marriage & Kids In The Future, "[I'll] Have A Bun In The Oven"

October 9, 2011 10:28 AM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj reflects on her life and what she expects to gain in the future throughout a new feature in Cosmopolitan magazine.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Sees Marriage & Kids In The Future, "[I'll] Have A Bun In The Oven" .

Drake Struggles W/ 'Take Care' Release Date, "I Have Run Into A Roadblock"

October 9, 2011 10:04 AM

Young Money's Drake has updated fans on the status of his forthcoming Take Care sophomore album, revealing sample clearance issues have forced him to push the project back nearly a month.

Continue reading Drake Struggles W/ 'Take Care' Release Date, "I Have Run Into A Roadblock".

Photo of the Day: Drake & Rick Ross Click W/ A Studio State of Mind

October 9, 2011 12:00 AM

Double Dragon: Young Money's Drake and Maybach Music Group's Rick Ross clock-in studio time.

Photo taken from Rick Ross' Twitter

Ice Cube Reacts To Oakland Raiders Owner's Death

October 8, 2011 6:08 PM

West Coast rapper Ice Cube has shared his thoughts on the weekend's news surounding the unexpected passing of NFL football team The Oakland Raiders' owner Al Davis.

Continue reading Ice Cube Reacts To Oakland Raiders Owner's Death .

Irv Gotti Blames Nas Ties For Hurting Jay-Z Relationship, "It Ruined Me & Jay A Lot"

October 8, 2011 12:05 PM

Former Murder Inc. CEO Irv Gotti recently talked about his early 2000's interest in wanting to sign Nas ultimately having a negative impact on his relationship with Jay-Z.

Continue reading Irv Gotti Blames Nas Ties For Hurting Jay-Z Relationship, "It Ruined Me & Jay A Lot" .

Lil Wayne Reflects On Steve Jobs, "I Wonder If Motherf*ckers Really Remember Me For The Innovator I Am" [Video]

October 8, 2011 11:56 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has shown some compassion for late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs by releasing a public service announcement in the iconic innovator's honor.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Reflects On Steve Jobs, "I Wonder If Motherf*ckers Really Remember Me For The Innovator I Am" [Video] .

Rick Ross Names His Top 5 Hottest Rappers, "Of Course Hov & Ye" [Video]

October 8, 2011 11:42 AM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross has weighed in on who he feels are the Top 5 hottest emcees in the rap game right now ranging from Jay-Z and Kanye West to Young Money's Lil Wayne.

Continue reading Rick Ross Names His Top 5 Hottest Rappers, "Of Course Hov & Ye" [Video] .

2Pac's Sex Tape Co-Star Speaks Out, "I'm Not Surprised"

October 8, 2011 11:28 AM

After this week's reports of a 2Pac sex tape bidding war taking place, one of the featured people in it, Digital Underground's Money B, has confirmed the footage's authenticity.

Continue reading 2Pac's Sex Tape Co-Star Speaks Out, "I'm Not Surprised" .

"I Wanted To Pay Homage & Pay Tribute To The Classic Album Nas Did" [Video]

October 8, 2011 11:02 AM

Former Slum Village member eLZhi recently talked about this year's release of his Illmatic cover album, Elmatic, and Nas' overall impression of it.

Continue reading "I Wanted To Pay Homage & Pay Tribute To The Classic Album Nas Did" [Video].

Photo of the Day: Kreayshawn Hangs Out W/ V-Nasty

October 8, 2011 12:00 AM

Perfect Strangers: West Coast rappers Kreayshawn & V-Nasty find some down time.

Photo taken from Kreayshawn's Twitter

Lil Wayne Explains Tattoo Addiction, "I Wanted To Be Like 2Pac" [Video]

October 7, 2011 10:00 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has released a video speaking on his past tendencies and habits including the motivation behind certain tattoos across his body.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Explains Tattoo Addiction, "I Wanted To Be Like 2Pac" [Video] .

Nicki Minaj Reveals Past Suicidal Thoughts

October 7, 2011 5:52 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj opens up about her pre-fame days and a past contemplation to commit suicide in the new issue of Cosmopolitan.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Reveals Past Suicidal Thoughts.

Jive, Arista & J Records Shut Down, "It's A Clean Slate Here"

October 7, 2011 5:15 PM

The music industry's ailing condition continues to come to light as RCA has shut down its subsidary labels Arista, Jive and J Records.

Continue reading Jive, Arista & J Records Shut Down, "It's A Clean Slate Here" .

"If It Wasn't For Him, Me & A Lot Of Artists Wouldn't Have The Digital Proficiency We Do Today"

October 7, 2011 4:30 PM

Days after the unexpected passing of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, West Coast hip-hop newcomer Kreayshawn has shared some thoughts on his legacy and ultimate impact on her career.

Continue reading "If It Wasn't For Him, Me & A Lot Of Artists Wouldn't Have The Digital Proficiency We Do Today" .

Lil Mama Says Greetings Martians, "I Can Go To Mars & Make Music"

October 7, 2011 4:25 PM

Harlem rapper Lil Mama appears to be international bound by confirming plans to venture out to Paris, France and leave a hip-hop stamp in Europe.

Continue reading Lil Mama Says Greetings Martians, "I Can Go To Mars & Make Music" .

Rick Ross Weighs In On Jay-Z/Lil Wayne Feud, "They're Both Super Rich" [Video]

October 7, 2011 2:00 PM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross has weighed in on the tensions between his frequent collaborators Lil Wayne and Jay-Z, saying he's trying to sway away from the emcee battle.

Continue reading Rick Ross Weighs In On Jay-Z/Lil Wayne Feud, "They're Both Super Rich" [Video].

"Chapter 5: Underrated": "I Tried To Kill Myself In Losing Weight"

October 7, 2011 12:50 PM

[With the release of her Chapter 5: Underrated album circulating online, R&B singer Syleena Johnson gives you her Top 5 reasons to cop the new LP.]

Continue reading "Chapter 5: Underrated": "I Tried To Kill Myself In Losing Weight" .

Naughty By Nature's Treach Hints At 2Pac Sex Tape Stash [Video]

October 7, 2011 12:15 PM

With buzz about a Tupac Shakur sex tape existing has made headlines this week, some past interview footage of Naugty By Nature's Treach proves the late rap mogul may have had a small stash of x-rated clips.

Continue reading Naughty By Nature's Treach Hints At 2Pac Sex Tape Stash [Video] .

Afeni Shakur Says 2Pac Won't Be Gettin' Some Head, Top 10 Steve Jobs Raps, Diddy Turns Into Puff Doggy

October 7, 2011 12:15 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we find out why 2Pac's mom isn't trying to get some xxx-tra money off a sex tape, pay homage to the late Steve Jobs with the Top 10 best raps centered on him, pour out a little something for Diddy aka Puff "Doggy of the the Week" and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Afeni Shakur Says 2Pac Won't Be Gettin' Some Head, Top 10 Steve Jobs Raps, Diddy Turns Into Puff Doggy.

Irv Gotti Confirms Jay-Z & DMX Beef, "They Didn't Like Each Other At All"

October 7, 2011 9:53 AM

Former Murder Inc. CEO Irv Gotti has confirmed past speculation suggesting Jay-Z and DMX have always had underlying tensions between one another.

Continue reading Irv Gotti Confirms Jay-Z & DMX Beef, "They Didn't Like Each Other At All" .

J. Cole's "Sideline Story" Expected To Lose No. 1 Spot Next Week

October 7, 2011 9:35 AM

Roc Nation rapper J. Cole's Cole World: The Sideline Story will reportedly lose its position as the nation's top selling album courtesy of country singer Scott McCreery.

Continue reading J. Cole's "Sideline Story" Expected To Lose No. 1 Spot Next Week .

Prodigy, "The LOX Got That Real, Hard, Street Sh*t"

October 7, 2011 9:25 AM

Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. This week, we head to Queensbridge, New York to let Mobb Deep's Prodigy spit the "Dunn language" on his most respected lyricists.

Continue reading Prodigy, "The LOX Got That Real, Hard, Street Sh*t".

Diggy Simmons Refuses To Get Dirty, "I Don't Need To Curse In My Rhymes"

October 7, 2011 9:18 AM

Teenage rapper Diggy Simmons has vowed to keep his music acceptable to all ears by promising to never curse on records.

Continue reading Diggy Simmons Refuses To Get Dirty, "I Don't Need To Curse In My Rhymes" .

Ludacris' '1.21 Gigawatts' Needs A Bigger Charge, Seeks Out Maybach Music

October 7, 2011 8:59 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris has decided to keep fans waiting for his upcoming 1.21 Gigawatts mixtape by delaying its release through next month.

Continue reading Ludacris' '1.21 Gigawatts' Needs A Bigger Charge, Seeks Out Maybach Music.

New Wale, Drake & Jeezy CD's On Deck: Who Will End 2011 With The Better Album? [Click Here & Speak]

October 7, 2011 12:15 AM

Well rap fans, another year is nearing its end: And what a year it's been (thus far). For any fan of Hip-hop, you've gotta admit, we've been blessed with some really cool albums. From Phonte's Charity Starts at Home, to WTT, C4, Sideline Story and a slew of others, the Rap God's saw fit to keep our iPods (R.I.P Steve Jobs) stock-full of bangin' songs.

Continue reading New Wale, Drake & Jeezy CD's On Deck: Who Will End 2011 With The Better Album? [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: Jim Jones Hangs W/ His Boys

October 7, 2011 12:00 AM

New Kid On The Block: Dipset's Jim Jones rolls with his entourage.

Photo taken from Jim Jone's Twitter

B.o.B. Ready To Kick 'Strange' Bars, "Now I Just Feel Like Rapping" [Video]

October 6, 2011 9:10 PM

Grand Hustle artist B.o.B. has revealed his intent in getting back to his hip-hop rapping roots and provided a slight update on his upcoming Strange Clouds sophomore album.

Continue reading B.o.B. Ready To Kick 'Strange' Bars, "Now I Just Feel Like Rapping" [Video].

Snoop Dogg Sells His Doggy Style To NBC

October 6, 2011 9:00 PM

West Coast rapper Snoop Dogg continues to expand his brand by now agreeing to a deal with NBC for his own sitcom hopefully set to air in the near future.

Continue reading Snoop Dogg Sells His Doggy Style To NBC .

Lil Cease Refuses To B.I.G. Up 2Pac, Notorious Murder Accusations

October 6, 2011 5:50 PM

Ex-Junior M.A.F.I.A. member Lil Cease has come forward days after a former detective publicly theorized that Diddy and Suge Knight are responsible for the deaths of late music moguls Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur.

Continue reading Lil Cease Refuses To B.I.G. Up 2Pac, Notorious Murder Accusations .

Jim Jones Can't Fly High Outta Court, Pleads Guilty In NYC Driving Case

October 6, 2011 5:11 PM

Diplomats' Jim Jones had to face the gavel this week after pleading guilty in relation to a New York City arrest from last spring for driving with a suspended license.

Continue reading Jim Jones Can't Fly High Outta Court, Pleads Guilty In NYC Driving Case .

Lil Mama Sets The Record Straight On Nicki Minaj, "It [Could Be] Like What Happened W/ Pac & Biggie"

October 6, 2011 5:00 PM

The self-proclaimed "Voice of The Young People" Lil Mama, has come forward to finally clear the air on her speculated shots toward fellow lady spitter Nicki Minaj, and revealed that there has never been any tension between them.

Continue reading Lil Mama Sets The Record Straight On Nicki Minaj, "It [Could Be] Like What Happened W/ Pac & Biggie" .

T.I.'s New LP Will Be Bigger Than "Paper Trail" Promises Drumma Boy

October 6, 2011 4:10 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. looks to be working crafting another potentially platinum-selling solo album even that could do even bigger numbers than his 2008 release Paper Trail, according to producer Drumma Boy.

Continue reading T.I.'s New LP Will Be Bigger Than "Paper Trail" Promises Drumma Boy .

Irv Gotti To Def Jam: "You Think I'm Suge Knight, You Think The Feds May Come In Here Again If You Hire Me"

October 6, 2011 10:05 AM

Murder Inc. CEO Irv Gotti has stepped forward to reveal his interest in getting offered a top-ranking position at Def Jam and why he is ultimately the best person for the job.

Continue reading Irv Gotti To Def Jam: "You Think I'm Suge Knight, You Think The Feds May Come In Here Again If You Hire Me" .

Rick Ross Becomes The Wingstop Boss, Fast Food Spot Finally Opens

October 6, 2011 9:23 AM

Miami rapper Rick Ross' Wingstop restaurant is finally open for business in Memphis, Tennesse this week after announcing his latest business venture over the summer.

Continue reading Rick Ross Becomes The Wingstop Boss, Fast Food Spot Finally Opens .

2Pac's Mom Promises To Hit 'Em Up Over Sex Tape, "We Will Not Allow Someone To Put It Out"

October 6, 2011 9:12 AM

The current bidding war over a sex tape featuring late rapper Tupac Shakur may have to deal with the wrath of his family as a spokesperson is now issuing a warning of legal action if the footage is sold.

Continue reading 2Pac's Mom Promises To Hit 'Em Up Over Sex Tape, "We Will Not Allow Someone To Put It Out" .

"I Met Motherf*cking Rakim Tonight & He Told Me He Wanna Do A Song"

October 6, 2011 9:00 AM

Boston rapper Termanology has hinted at new music coming from Rakim by revealing the hip-hop pioneer's interest in collaborating on a record with him.

Continue reading "I Met Motherf*cking Rakim Tonight & He Told Me He Wanna Do A Song" .

Beyonce Says J. Cole's Roc Nation Debut Runs The World

October 6, 2011 8:52 AM

Roc Nation's J. Cole is not only receiving props from his boss, Jay-Z, over the success of his long-awaited Cole World: The Sideline Story but now it turns out Grammy-winning singer Beyonce has applauded him.

Continue reading Beyonce Says J. Cole's Roc Nation Debut Runs The World .

Nicki Minaj Whips Her Hair Back & Spits A "Fireball" [Audio]

October 6, 2011 8:32 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj is getting her grind going again by teaming up with Roc Nation pre-teen Willow Smith for a collaboration called "Fireball."

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Whips Her Hair Back & Spits A "Fireball" [Audio] .

"Lil Wayne, Birdman & New Orleans Rap Doesn't Evolve Without Him"

October 6, 2011 12:15 AM

[SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After Miss Tila gave Chamillionaire the title earlier this week, rapper Murs names former Hot Boy Juvenile SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "Lil Wayne, Birdman & New Orleans Rap Doesn't Evolve Without Him" .

Photo of the Day: Nicki Minaj Gets Lost In The Crowd

October 6, 2011 12:00 AM

Come & Take A Walk With Me: Young Money's Nicki Minaj strolls through the crowd.

Photo taken from Nicki Minaj's Twitter

What Was The Sickest Apple/Steve Jobs Rap Line? 5 Top Spitters Salute The Late CEO [Click Here & Speak]

October 6, 2011 12:00 AM

The digital and entertainment world was shocked to learn of the death of former Apple CEO Steve Jobs. Although Jobs never so much as spit a freestyle, his name and products he helped create can be found all throughout the world of Hip Hop.

Continue reading What Was The Sickest Apple/Steve Jobs Rap Line? 5 Top Spitters Salute The Late CEO [Click Here & Speak].

"Some People Get In This Business & They Start Thinking They're Bigger Than The Game"

October 5, 2011 10:00 PM

[In light of Nick Cannon dissing fellow morning show radio host Charlamagne Tha God this week, renowned on-air personality Russ Parr speaks on the success of his "Russ Parr In The Morning" 15 year-run.]

Continue reading "Some People Get In This Business & They Start Thinking They're Bigger Than The Game" .

Jay-Z Congratulates J. Cole's 217K Roc Nation Debut

October 5, 2011 9:45 PM

After Roc Nation's J. Cole showed and proved his long-awaited Cole World: The Sideline Story lived up to the hype, retail performance-wise, the North Carolina emcee's boss Jay-Z has now shared his reaction.

Continue reading Jay-Z Congratulates J. Cole's 217K Roc Nation Debut .

Wiz Khalifa Addresses Amber Rose Marriage Confusion

October 5, 2011 9:10 PM

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa has clarified recent media confusion suggesting he finally tied the knot with girlfriend/model Amber Rose in Las Vegas.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Addresses Amber Rose Marriage Confusion .

BREAKING: Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs Dead, Hip-Hop Reacts

October 5, 2011 8:33 PM

Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs passed away Wednesday (October 5) due to cancer, resulting in various hip-hop stars sharing their condolences and well wishes to his legacy.

Continue reading BREAKING: Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs Dead, Hip-Hop Reacts .

Photo of the Day: J. Cole Looks At His "Sideline Story" Album Cover

October 5, 2011 5:00 PM

Top of the World: J. Cole shows off his definition of Mr. Nice Watch.

Photo taken from J. Cole's Twitter

Rick Ross Clears The Air On Kreayshawn & Young Jeezy, "Don't Be In The Same Room As I Am" [Audio]

October 5, 2011 4:35 PM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross has stepped forward to clear the air once and for all on his issues with hip-hop newcomer Kreayshawn and fellow Def Jam labelmate Young Jeezy, respectively.

Continue reading Rick Ross Clears The Air On Kreayshawn & Young Jeezy, "Don't Be In The Same Room As I Am" [Audio] .

Tupac Shakur's Sex Tape Still Photos Leak

October 5, 2011 4:15 PM

Non-believers thinking this week's hype over an alleged Tupac Shakur sex tape may be a hoax appear to have been proven wrong as still shots from the footage have now been released.

Continue reading Tupac Shakur's Sex Tape Still Photos Leak.

"He's One Of The Only Real Hip-Hop Artists That Understands Longevity"

October 5, 2011 3:55 PM

After West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg declared himself more influential than President Barack Obama on Twitter this week, SOHH hit up his United Kingdom tour opening act group, The Airplane Boys, for their reaction.

Continue reading "He's One Of The Only Real Hip-Hop Artists That Understands Longevity".

NHL 12: "For The First Time You Can Fight W/ The Goalies"

October 5, 2011 3:20 PM

[With the professional hockey season in full gear and NHL 12 now on store shelves, EA Sports designer Sean Ramjagsingh gives you his Top 5 reasons to cop this latest video game edition.]

Continue reading NHL 12: "For The First Time You Can Fight W/ The Goalies".

"Last Year's [BET Hip-Hop Awards Cypher] Was Cool, But This Year They Went All Out"

October 5, 2011 12:55 PM

In anticipation of this year's 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards show cypher, SOHH spoke with DJ Holiday, the official DJ of this year's ceremony.

Continue reading "Last Year's [BET Hip-Hop Awards Cypher] Was Cool, But This Year They Went All Out".

J. Cole Sidelines The Competition, Phonte Starts Off Strong, 9th Wonder Floats To The Chart

October 5, 2011 12:25 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, J. Cole leads the way atop of his competition, Lil Wayne drops out of Top 5 and ex-Little Brother members Phonte and 9th Wonder invade the chart.

Continue reading J. Cole Sidelines The Competition, Phonte Starts Off Strong, 9th Wonder Floats To The Chart .

Diddy & Lil Wayne Get Warned, "I'm Gonna Have Their Miami Cards Revoked"

October 5, 2011 12:05 PM

Never afraid to share his thoughts with the public, rap veteran Uncle Luke has issued warnings to Diddy, Lil Wayne and other popular hip-hop entertainers for not showing love back to his Miami hometown.

Continue reading Diddy & Lil Wayne Get Warned, "I'm Gonna Have Their Miami Cards Revoked" .

Pusha T Reveals His Strangest Sex Spot, Talks Virginity

October 5, 2011 11:25 AM

The Clipse's Pusha T recently opened up to hip-hop personality Angela Yee the strangest place he has ever had sex at and detailed his experiences losing his virginity.

Continue reading Pusha T Reveals His Strangest Sex Spot, Talks Virginity .

50 Cent Straps Up As A Cop, Chases Hot "Pursuit"

October 5, 2011 11:00 AM

G-Unit's 50 Cent continues to make waves outside of the music industry by signing on to star in a a new film titled The Pursuit with production set to kick-off in early 2012.

Continue reading 50 Cent Straps Up As A Cop, Chases Hot "Pursuit" .

Rick Ross Reveals His "God Forgives, I Don't" Release Date

October 5, 2011 8:59 AM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross has finally unveiled the release date for his upcoming God Forgives, I Don't solo album, promising to drop it before 2012.

Continue reading Rick Ross Reveals His "God Forgives, I Don't" Release Date .

Havoc, "Run-DMC Was One Of The Groups That Made Me Love Hip-Hop"

October 5, 2011 12:30 AM

Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. This week, we head to Queensbridge, New York to let Mobb Deep's Havoc spit the "Dunn language" on his most respected lyricists.

Continue reading Havoc, "Run-DMC Was One Of The Groups That Made Me Love Hip-Hop".

J. Cole Reacts To First-Week 'Sideline Story' Sales, "So Many People To Stunt On"

October 5, 2011 12:25 AM

Roc Nation's J. Cole has reacted to his long-awaited debut, Cole World: The Sideline Story, finally hitting shelves and toppling its competition on the Top 200 sales chart this week.

Continue reading J. Cole Reacts To First-Week 'Sideline Story' Sales, "So Many People To Stunt On" .

J. Cole Sold 200K First Week With No Major Single: Did Sideline Story Make Real Hip Hop Relevant Again? [Click Here & Speak]

October 5, 2011 12:01 AM

Cole stunned the naysayers and non-believers this week when final sales numbers were released of his debut album, Cole World, hit the Web. Although these are just first week figures, snatching the #1 spot and moving more than 200,000 copies in seven days is very impressive considering rap's underdog had no major single prior to the album's release.

The under dog has done it. J. Cole's debut album 'Cole World: The Sideline Story' has debuted at number one. HDD is reporting that J. Cole has managed to sell 217,324 copies of his debut disk in it's first week. Not only is J. Cole number one but he sold more copies in a week than Blink-182?s comeback album. Impressive, Jermaine!(Rap Dose)

Continue reading J. Cole Sold 200K First Week With No Major Single: Did Sideline Story Make Real Hip Hop Relevant Again? [Click Here & Speak].

T.I. Snaps Back Diddy Feud Rumors, "I Made No Attempt To Belittle Him" [Video]

October 4, 2011 5:55 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. has informed his fans and the media alike that there are no issues brewing between him and Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy after publicly chastising his behavior at an Atlanta club a few days ago.

Continue reading T.I. Snaps Back Diddy Feud Rumors, "I Made No Attempt To Belittle Him" [Video] .

"Each & Every Fight Is Unlike Most Of The Boxing & Pro Wrestling Matches"

October 4, 2011 5:05 PM

[With rap stars like DMX and Coolio having previously shown interest in getting involved with Mixed Martial Arts, retired MMA fighter-turned-actor Randy Couture speaks on the sport's growing popularity.]

Continue reading "Each & Every Fight Is Unlike Most Of The Boxing & Pro Wrestling Matches" .

Which Jay-Z Lyrics Do You Want To See 'Decoded' Next? [Click Here & Speak]

October 4, 2011 4:20 PM

When Jigga released his autobiographical masterpiece, Decoded, copies of the hardback sold like Blue Magic. This go 'round, however, the new edition will not only feature a new soft-cover look, but will also include a few new tracks dissected by the self-proclaimed "God MC".

Continue reading Which Jay-Z Lyrics Do You Want To See 'Decoded' Next? [Click Here & Speak].

"Hip-Hop Is All About Representing Where You're From"

October 4, 2011 3:30 PM

[SOHH highlights a single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After Statik Selektah broke down why he decided to ask Freddie Gibbs and Def Jam MC Big K.R.I.T to "Play the Game", 9th Wonder discusses his role on producing the Phonte track "Life of Kings".]

Continue reading "Hip-Hop Is All About Representing Where You're From".

"Opening Up For The Legendary Snoop Dogg Makes Us Feel Blessed"

October 4, 2011 2:50 PM

[With rap veteran Snoop Dogg currently on tour throughout the United Kingdom this month, hip-hop newcomers The Airplane Boys' Beck Motley and Bon Voyage reflect on being his opening act.]

Continue reading "Opening Up For The Legendary Snoop Dogg Makes Us Feel Blessed".

Kelly Rowland Ready For Jay-Z & Beyonce's Diaper Duty Needs, "I Get To Babysit"

October 4, 2011 1:30 PM

With Jay-Z and Beyonce on the verge of becoming parents, the R&B singer's former Destiny's Child group mate Kelly Rowland has shared her anticipate to meet Baby Carter.

Continue reading Kelly Rowland Ready For Jay-Z & Beyonce's Diaper Duty Needs, "I Get To Babysit" .

Working W/Diddy Made Me Not Want A Major Record Deal, Says Notar

October 4, 2011 1:20 PM

With Diddy currently making headlines this week over his Ciroc rant, SOHH recently talked to his former assistant-turned-rapper Notar about his experience working with the Bad Boy CEO.

Continue reading Working W/Diddy Made Me Not Want A Major Record Deal, Says Notar .

Nick Cannon Fires "Warning" Shot, Charlamagne Tha God Responds [Audio]

October 4, 2011 12:45 PM

Actor/rapper Nick Cannon has decided to fire shots at New York's Power 105.1 morning show radio host Charlamagne Tha God in a new freestyle entitled, "Warning".

Continue reading Nick Cannon Fires "Warning" Shot, Charlamagne Tha God Responds [Audio] .

Nas Confirms Amy Winehouse's Subliminal Love Record

October 4, 2011 12:20 PM

Queens emcee Nas has confirmed past speculation and gossip claiming late singer Amy Winehouse's "Me & Mr. Jones" is, indeed, a dedication to him.

Continue reading Nas Confirms Amy Winehouse's Subliminal Love Record .

Diddy Issues Emotional Apology Over Ciroc Rant

October 4, 2011 11:40 AM

Rap mogul Diddy has issued an apology to fans and partygoers he lashed out at over the weekend during an Atlanta event for opting to imbibe with Grey Goose vodka over his signature brand, Ciroc.

Continue reading Diddy Issues Emotional Apology Over Ciroc Rant .

Kreayshawn Blames Fame For Cooking Up Rick Ross Beef, "If I Was Nobody, It Wouldn't Have Mattered" [Video]

October 4, 2011 11:10 AM

As the tension between her and Miami rap star Rick Ross begin to die down, West Coast hip-hop newcomer Kreayshawn reflects on what she learned from a short-lived beef with "The Boss".

Continue reading Kreayshawn Blames Fame For Cooking Up Rick Ross Beef, "If I Was Nobody, It Wouldn't Have Mattered" [Video] .

"Literally The Whole Place Booed Big K.R.I.T ..."

October 4, 2011 12:25 AM

[SOHH highlights a single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After Roc Nation artist J. Cole told us why Jay-Z chose to shine on the track, "Mr. Nice Watch" , Statik Selektah explains why he decided to ask Freddie Gibbs and Def Jam MC Big K.R.I.T to "Play the Game".]

Continue reading "Literally The Whole Place Booed Big K.R.I.T ...".

Snoop Dogg On Rap's Global Takeover, "It's The Soundtrack Of The NBA & NFL"

October 4, 2011 12:20 AM

West Coast rapper Snoop Dogg recently weighed in on the state of hip-hop claiming its cleaned up image in recent years has made it a prominent staple as seen in professional sports.

Continue reading Snoop Dogg On Rap's Global Takeover, "It's The Soundtrack Of The NBA & NFL" .

Lil Wayne Sends An Apology Text To 50 Cent, Jay-Z Or Drake?

October 4, 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 Lil Wayne Sends An Apology Text To 50 Cent, Jay-Z Or Drake? .

"He Really Started A Whole New, Revolutionary Style Of Music"

October 4, 2011 12:15 AM

[SOHH features a new entertainment personality each week to speak on who they feel is the most underrated artist. After Cormega gave Kool G Rap the title last week, reality star Miss Tila names Houston's Chamillionaire SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He Really Started A Whole New, Revolutionary Style Of Music" .

"It Feels Good To Be The King Of New York"

October 4, 2011 12:10 AM

After raising eyebrows last week for crowning himself the "King of New York," Brooklyn rapper Papoose has further elaborated on his royal mixtape title.

Continue reading "It Feels Good To Be The King Of New York" .

Photo of the Day: Brooklyn Rap Newcomer J-EyE

October 4, 2011 12:00 AM

 WORLD PREMIERE: Brooklyn newcomer rapper/singer J-EyE premieres his new single, "What I Been Through", exclusively on SOHH.com [see media player below].

Check out J-Eye's Singled Out feature for his previously-released track, "This Goes Out To".


Tone Loc Heads To Jail For A One Night Stand

October 3, 2011 10:47 PM

Rap veteran Tone Loc has been sentenced to a night behind bars along with 36 months of probation for pleading no contest in a domestic violence case from last summer.

Continue reading Tone Loc Heads To Jail For A One Night Stand.

50 Cent Reflects On Being A 'Playground' Bully, "Not Everything I've Done Has Been Role Model Material"

October 3, 2011 10:04 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has provided fans with a small glimpse at his upcoming anti-bullying book titled Playground by unveiling the text's first three chapters.

Continue reading 50 Cent Reflects On Being A 'Playground' Bully, "Not Everything I've Done Has Been Role Model Material" .

Ex-LAPD Detective Accuses Diddy, Suge Knight In 2Pac & B.I.G. Murders

October 3, 2011 6:05 PM

A former Los Angeles Police Department detective is adding his own twist to the unsolved murders of rappers 2Pac and The Notorious B.I.G. in an upcoming book titled Murder Rap.

Continue reading Ex-LAPD Detective Accuses Diddy, Suge Knight In 2Pac & B.I.G. Murders.

Big Sean Addresses Alleged Nekkid Photo, "I'm Way Bigger Than That" [Video]

October 3, 2011 5:55 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean has finally addressed recent buzz over a questionable photo depicting a nude man who closely resembles him, and answers whether or not the picture is indeed of the Detroit rapper.

Continue reading Big Sean Addresses Alleged Nekkid Photo, "I'm Way Bigger Than That" [Video] .

Kanye West Takes In All Of The Lights At Paris Fashion Week

October 3, 2011 5:50 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West proved his taste in fashion is no joke by showing off a collection of clothing during Paris Fashion Week in France this past weekend.

Continue reading Kanye West Takes In All Of The Lights At Paris Fashion Week .

DTMD Is About Makin' Dollas But Not Jackin' EPMD, Says Toine

October 3, 2011 4:40 PM

With the recent release of their Dunc & Toine Makin' Dollas joint debut, SOHH hit up DTMD's Toine to find out if they borrowed their duo name from iconic twosome EPMD.

Continue reading DTMD Is About Makin' Dollas But Not Jackin' EPMD, Says Toine .

5 Ways Ciroc Can Make Your Life Better (And Keep Diddy Off Your A**)

October 3, 2011 2:50 PM

What up. Did everyone have their cup of Ciroc this morning? You'd better: Rap mogul Diddy tried to strong arm and blasted club patrons for not drinking enough Ciroc Vodka at a party in Atlanta this past weekend. Anyway, no one wants to piss off Diddy, so we've assembled this list of 5 things you'd better be doing with Ciroc.

Continue reading 5 Ways Ciroc Can Make Your Life Better (And Keep Diddy Off Your A**).

Jay-Z Finally Addresses Lil Wayne's "It's Good" Diss

October 3, 2011 1:15 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z has finally shared his thoughts on Lil Wayne's recently-dropped "It's Good" track, which directly disses Hov over a "Baby Money" reference he made earlier this year.

Continue reading Jay-Z Finally Addresses Lil Wayne's "It's Good" Diss .

Smoke DZA Puff, Puff, Passes On Legalizing Weed

October 3, 2011 12:50 PM

With marijuana raps and films flooding the mainstream these days, SOHH decided to chop it up with weed lover, rapper Smoke DZA to get his thoughts on whether or not the drug should become legalized in the United States.

Continue reading Smoke DZA Puff, Puff, Passes On Legalizing Weed .

Tupac Shakur Tosses It Up In Sex Tape, "He Pulls One Of The Women Toward Him & She Begins..."

October 3, 2011 12:20 PM

Despite the fact Tupac Shakur has been gone for over 15 years, new reports claim a sex tape featuring the late hip-hop star has now surfaced.

Continue reading Tupac Shakur Tosses It Up In Sex Tape, "He Pulls One Of The Women Toward Him & She Begins..." .

Jay-Z Decodes His Music Stash One Last Time

October 3, 2011 11:55 AM

Music mogul Jay-Z is sending his New York Times bestseller Decoded back to bookshelves with a re-release that will feature additional explanations behind more of his enigmatic lyrics.

Continue reading Jay-Z Decodes His Music Stash One Last Time.

"I'm More Influential Than The President"

October 3, 2011 11:45 AM

West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg has shared his thoughts on the powers of social networking site Twitter and proclaimed his Tweet voice to be greater than United States President Barack Obama.

Continue reading "I'm More Influential Than The President" .

T.I. Saddles Up For Surprise Country Duet In Atlanta [Video]

October 3, 2011 9:23 AM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. appears to be helping strengthen country star Taylor Swift's street credibility as of late by giving her fans a surprise duet at an Atlanta concert over the weekend.

Continue reading T.I. Saddles Up For Surprise Country Duet In Atlanta [Video].

Drake Toasts To The Good Life, Makes "Headlines" In New Music Video

October 3, 2011 9:05 AM

Young Money's Drake shows off the lighter side of his famous lifestyle with the new release of his "Headlines" music video off the forthcoming Take Care sophomore album.

Continue reading Drake Toasts To The Good Life, Makes "Headlines" In New Music Video.

Diddy Screams At Crowd For Not Sipping Ciroc -- Aggressive Marketing Or Bad Boy Gone Wild? [Click Here & Speak]

October 3, 2011 12:05 AM

We all know Puff is a powerful dude with a couple of empires and that's all good, but damn, n*ggas have to drink strictly Ciroc when Diddy's in the house? Say it ain't so.

Continue reading Diddy Screams At Crowd For Not Sipping Ciroc -- Aggressive Marketing Or Bad Boy Gone Wild? [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: T.I. Stares At The Man In The Mirror

October 3, 2011 12:00 AM

Happy Days: "King of the South" T.I. shows off a grand smile.

Photo taken from T.I.'s Twitter

T.I. Hisses At Diddy Over Ciroc Rant, "You Will Not F*ck My $100 Mil Up"

October 2, 2011 2:52 PM

Tensions between "King of the South" T.I. and rap mogul Diddy heated up over the weekend after the Bad Boy Records CEO blasted club patrons for not indulging in Ciroc Vodka consumption.

Continue reading T.I. Hisses At Diddy Over Ciroc Rant, "You Will Not F*ck My $100 Mil Up".

Drake & Wiz Khalifa Brought Back Mixtape Hustle, Says DJ Drama

October 2, 2011 1:50 PM

Renowned mixtape pusher DJ Drama has credited past efforts from rappers Drake and Wiz Khalifa for bringing back the underground movement's current dominance.

Continue reading Drake & Wiz Khalifa Brought Back Mixtape Hustle, Says DJ Drama .

Waka Flocka Flame Ambushed At Charity Bowl, "The Fight Was Over Money" [Video]

October 2, 2011 9:16 AM

Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame was caught in a physical altercation a few days ago when a former affiliate attacked his camp during a charity event.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame Ambushed At Charity Bowl, "The Fight Was Over Money" [Video].

Jay-Z Spits Back At Prez Obama Haters, "He Got A Raw Deal & A Bad Economy"

October 2, 2011 9:00 AM

Brooklyn music mogul Jay-Z has come to United States President Barack Obama's defense and said critics should fully consider his position before hating on the head of state.

Continue reading Jay-Z Spits Back At Prez Obama Haters, "He Got A Raw Deal & A Bad Economy" .

T.I. Says Follow The King, "[I Wanna] Be More Hands On" [Video]

October 2, 2011 8:34 AM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. recently shared his stance toward popular social networking application Twitter and admitted he hopes to tweet more throughout the rest of 2011.

Continue reading T.I. Says Follow The King, "[I Wanna] Be More Hands On" [Video].

Photo of the Day: Lil Kim Gets Some Yummy Cake

October 2, 2011 12:00 AM

How Many Licks: Brooklyn's Lil Kim takes a slice out of a yummy treat.

Photo taken from Lil Kim's Twitter

Natalie Nunn On Locking Lips W/ Lil Kim, "That Kiss Was The Most Amazing Day Of My Life"

October 1, 2011 8:24 PM

Reality star Natalie Nunn looks to be kissing and telling these days by offering details behind recently locking lips with Brooklyn rapper Lil Kim.

Continue reading Natalie Nunn On Locking Lips W/ Lil Kim, "That Kiss Was The Most Amazing Day Of My Life".

Cam'ron Says Dipset's Swag Threw Off Jay-Z, "He Doesn't Like People Just As Good As Him" [Video]

October 1, 2011 7:55 PM

Dipset's Cam'ron recently addressed his past feud with rap mogul Jay-Z and why the Roc-A-Fella co-founder allegedly felt threatened by internal competition.

Continue reading Cam'ron Says Dipset's Swag Threw Off Jay-Z, "He Doesn't Like People Just As Good As Him" [Video].

J. Coles Names His All-Time Fave Music Albums

October 1, 2011 2:44 PM

Roc Nation's J. Cole recently revealed his top ten all-time favorite music albums ranging from late pop star Michael Jackson's Bad to Kanye West's 2004 debut, The College Dropout.

Continue reading J. Coles Names His All-Time Fave Music Albums.

"Rick Ross Is Winning Right Now, He's Always Working"

October 1, 2011 2:10 PM

Rap producer Aone recently talked about the studio grind Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross has undergone as of late and confirmed working with the "Boss" on his upcoming solo album.

Continue reading "Rick Ross Is Winning Right Now, He's Always Working" .

Jay-Z Breaks Silence On Baby Talk, Expresses "Excitement" Over Daddy Status

October 1, 2011 8:53 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z has finally broken his silence on having father-to-be credentials and ultimately how excited he is about wife/singer Beyonce Knowles' pregnancy.

Continue reading Jay-Z Breaks Silence On Baby Talk, Expresses "Excitement" Over Daddy Status .

T.I. Finally Gives First Post-Jail Interview, "I'm Going To Stay Down W/ Who Stayed Down W/ Me" [Video]

October 1, 2011 8:27 AM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. has given his first post-jail interview this week and said he plans on making a return to the pre-Paper Trail version of himself.

Continue reading T.I. Finally Gives First Post-Jail Interview, "I'm Going To Stay Down W/ Who Stayed Down W/ Me" [Video] .

Rapper Big Pooh Flushes Little Brother Reunion Rumor, "I've Got Genuine Love For Phonte & 9th But..." [Video]

October 1, 2011 8:08 AM

Former Little Brother member Rapper Big Pooh has stepped up to address rumors and speculation claiming a reunion is set to take place with him and ex-groupmates Phonte and 9th Wonder.

Continue reading Rapper Big Pooh Flushes Little Brother Reunion Rumor, "I've Got Genuine Love For Phonte & 9th But..." [Video].

Photo of the Day: Freeway & Asher Roth Hang Out

October 1, 2011 12:00 AM

Philly's Most Wanted: Philadelphia's Freeway and Asher Roth enjoy some down time.

Photo taken from Freeway's Twitter

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