October 2011 Archives
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 .
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..." .
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" .
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 .
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].
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.
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 .
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" .
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].
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] .
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.
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...
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!
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".
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 .
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" .
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
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" .
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.
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.
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.
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'" .
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.
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 .
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 .
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
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 .
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.
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?".
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.
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" .
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.
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".
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".
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!
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]".
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" .
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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
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.
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 .
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.
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...".
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.
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".
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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" .
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.
October 27, 2011 12:00 AM
Kiss, Kiss: Dr. Dre protege Slim the Mobster gets caught playing with his food at Benihana.
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.
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 .
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".
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.?
October 26, 2011 12:00 AM
Crank Dem Boyz: Soulja Boy Tell Em and Termanology link up.
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'!".
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 .
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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" .
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.
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.
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" .
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 .
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].
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.]
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.
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? .
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!
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".
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 .
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.
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".
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.
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.
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" .
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.
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" .
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 .
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.
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]".
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.
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.
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.
October 24, 2011 12:00 AM
L'Chaim: SOHH wishes Drake a Happy 25th Birthday!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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".
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.".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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].
October 21, 2011 12:00 AM
Hard In The Paint: Atlanta's Ludacris & Waka Flocka Flame double up.
Photo taken from Ludacris' Twitter
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.
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.
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.
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" .
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 .
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 .
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" .
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.
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" .
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 .
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 .
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.
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" .
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 .
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.
October 20, 2011 12:00 AM
Super Star Status: The Away Team's Khrysis shows off his body of work.
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 .
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" .
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.
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".
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 .
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.
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.
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.]
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.]
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.
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.
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" .
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].
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?" .
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 .
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.
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]
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.
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".
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".
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.
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".
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.]
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".
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 .
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 .
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" .
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.
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" .
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?.
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.
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".
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!
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.
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.
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" .
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.
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.]
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.
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.
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.]
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
October 17, 2011 12:00 AM
Master of Ceremonies: The LOX's Styles P gets SOHH-cial.
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 .
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] .
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.
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.
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).
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
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.
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."
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.
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 .
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).
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.
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.
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
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 .
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".
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.
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".
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".
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" .
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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".
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" .
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.
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.
October 14, 2011 12:00 AM
Up Up & Away: The Away Team's Khrysis shows off his latest album additions.
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.
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. .
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.
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.
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.
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] .
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.]
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 .
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 .
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.
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" .
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 .
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 .
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" .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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!".
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] .
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" .
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.
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.
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!!!" .
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].
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".
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.
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.
October 12, 2011 12:00 AM
All Falls Down: R&B diva Syleena Johnson prepares for a non-stop media press day.
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.
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 .
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.
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".
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".
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" .
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".
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.
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".
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.
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" .
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" .
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.
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'".
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? .
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.]
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?
October 11, 2011 12:00 AM
WORLD PREMIERE: 5W Public Relations CEO Ronn Torossian poses with Brooklyn rap star Lil Kim.
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 .
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.
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.]
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.
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".
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.
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" .
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.
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".
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.
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 .
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" .
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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 .
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.
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.
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] .
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" .
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.
October 8, 2011 12:00 AM
Perfect Strangers: West Coast rappers Kreayshawn & V-Nasty find some down time.
Photo taken from Kreayshawn's Twitter
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] .
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.
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" .
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.
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" .
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.
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" .
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!
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" .
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 .
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".
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" .
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.
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.
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
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.
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 .
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 .
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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" .
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 .
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] .
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" .
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.
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.]
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 .
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 .
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 .
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
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.
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.
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".
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".
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.
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.
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" .
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 .
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" .
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 .
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".
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.
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)
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.
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" .
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".
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".
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".
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.
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 .
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] .
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 .
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".
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 ...".
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" .
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? .
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" .
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" .
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].
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.
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.
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] .
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 .
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 .
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**).
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 .
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 .
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.
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.
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" .
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].
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.
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
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".
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 .
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.
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" .
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].
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
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.
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.
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.
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" .
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.
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.
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