November 2011 Archives

"Biggie Came To My Shows In Paris Many Times & We'd See Each Other Often"

November 30, 2011 5:24 PM

Renowned Italian fashion designer Donatella Versace recently opened up about her respect for the late Notorious B.I.G. and just how much love he had for the iconic brand.

Continue reading "Biggie Came To My Shows In Paris Many Times & We'd See Each Other Often".

Kris Humphries Refuses Kim Kardashian Divorce, Rep Says

November 30, 2011 5:13 PM

NBA star Kris Humphries has responded back to reality star Kim Kardashian's divorce papers by looking for an annulment.

Continue reading Kris Humphries Refuses Kim Kardashian Divorce, Rep Says .

Big Sean Hints At "Cold A**" Kanye West & Kid Cudi Anthem [Video]

November 30, 2011 5:10 PM

Detroit rapper Big Sean has hinted at an upcoming new record featuring him, Kanye West and Kid Cudi as fans continue to wait for the upcoming G.O.O.D. Music compilation album.

Continue reading Big Sean Hints At "Cold A**" Kanye West & Kid Cudi Anthem [Video] .

LL Cool J Ready To Live Out His Childhood, "I Was Listening To Them When I Had Pajamas W/ Feet In The Bottom"

November 30, 2011 4:45 PM

Rap veteran LL Cool J has opened up about paying homage to pioneer hip-hop group Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five tonight (November 30) in Los Angeles with a special tribute performance of their recently inducted Grammy Hall of Fame classic, "The Message".

Continue reading LL Cool J Ready To Live Out His Childhood, "I Was Listening To Them When I Had Pajamas W/ Feet In The Bottom" .

"I'm Sort Of The Anti-MC"

November 30, 2011 3:50 PM

New York spitter and 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards Cypher artist Nitty Scott MC caught up with SOHH to discuss her music and The BoomBox Family movement.

Continue reading "I'm Sort Of The Anti-MC".

Common Takes Care Of Drake Diss Rumors, "I'm Talking About Rappers Out There That's Soft" [Video]

November 30, 2011 3:20 PM

Chicago rap veteran Common has cleared the air on rumors claiming his new "Sweet" record is directed toward Young Money's Drake but told those offended if the shoe fits, then wear it.

Continue reading Common Takes Care Of Drake Diss Rumors, "I'm Talking About Rappers Out There That's Soft" [Video].

Rihanna Talks Her Way To The Top, Drake Loses His No. 1 Spot, Yelawolf Shocks The Chart

November 30, 2011 1:00 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Rihanna leads the pack at No. 3, Drake loses his number one spot but hangs in Top 5 and Yelawolf makes his Shady Records debut in Top 30.

Continue reading Rihanna Talks Her Way To The Top, Drake Loses His No. 1 Spot, Yelawolf Shocks The Chart .

"He's A Busy Dude & Tours Like F*cking Lady Gaga"

November 30, 2011 12:20 PM

After the legendary DJ Kid Capri recently named West Coast rap veteran Ras Kass SOHH Underrated, SOHH reached out to the Los Angeles emcee to get his reaction to the accolade.

Continue reading "He's A Busy Dude & Tours Like F*cking Lady Gaga" .

Lil Boosie Speaks Out On 8 Year Prison Sentence, "I Am Getting Help W/ My Drug Addiction"

November 30, 2011 11:55 AM

A day after incarcerated rapper Lil Boosie was handed nearly ten years behind bars on drug related charges, he has come forward to speak on his current penal crunch.

Continue reading Lil Boosie Speaks Out On 8 Year Prison Sentence, "I Am Getting Help W/ My Drug Addiction".

Juicy J On Rolling W/ Wiz Khalifa's Taylor Gang, "It Just Went Down"

November 30, 2011 11:40 AM

Days after Three 6 Mafia's Juicy J announced a new affiliation with Wiz Khalifa's Taylor Gang, the Memphis rap veteran has expanded on what the future holds for their team.

Continue reading Juicy J On Rolling W/ Wiz Khalifa's Taylor Gang, "It Just Went Down" .

Wack Flocka Flame Burns Retirement Plans, "I'm Gonna Be The No. 1 Artist Of The Year"

November 30, 2011 11:15 AM

It appears Atlanta's Waka Flocka Flame is postponing retirement plans heading into 2012 with the announcement of a sophomore album in the works and aim to be next year's biggest artist.

Continue reading Wack Flocka Flame Burns Retirement Plans, "I'm Gonna Be The No. 1 Artist Of The Year" .

Lil Wayne Reacts To "Carter IV" Hitting A Milli, A Milli, "2x Platinum!"

November 30, 2011 8:55 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has shared his reaction to Tha Carter IV continuing to sell off store shelves and getting certified double platinum this week.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Reacts To "Carter IV" Hitting A Milli, A Milli, "2x Platinum!".

UPDATE: Police Dispel Vybz Kartel Escape Story

November 30, 2011 8:23 AM

Jamaican authorities have denied allegations that Reggae artist Vybz Kartel has escaped prison.

Continue reading UPDATE: Police Dispel Vybz Kartel Escape Story.

"I See Him The Way I See Nas"

November 30, 2011 12:25 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. After Chet Haze rolled out his fave five picks, Cash Money Content author Muhammad Bashir blings out his top choices.]

Continue reading "I See Him The Way I See Nas" .

Michael Jackson's Doctor Headed To Prison, Sentenced Over Involuntary Manslaughter

November 30, 2011 12:15 AM

Late pop icon Michael Jackson's personal doctor, Conrad Murrary, is headed to prison after a federal judge sentenced him to four years behind bars for involuntary manslaughter this week.

Continue reading Michael Jackson's Doctor Headed To Prison, Sentenced Over Involuntary Manslaughter .

"Chappelle's Show" Cameo Star Dead At 41

November 30, 2011 12:05 AM

Comedian Patrice O'Neal, widely known for his "Chappelle's Show" cameo at the 'Player Haters Ball,' passed away Tuesday (November 29) at the age of 41.

Continue reading "Chappelle's Show" Cameo Star Dead At 41.

Common Ditches G.O.O.D Music, Teams Up With Nas: Is Kanye's Dynasty Crumbling? [Click Here & Speak]

November 30, 2011 12:05 AM

Been one heck of a year for G.O.O.D. Music. Not only did Detroit spitter Big Sean drop a successful debut album, but you had Kanye West co-star in the epic Watch the Throne disc and Pusha T shine on the mixtape circuit. Yep, all that's missing is a release from G.O.O.D. artist Common. Wait -- what? Common's no longer rockin' with GM?

Continue reading Common Ditches G.O.O.D Music, Teams Up With Nas: Is Kanye's Dynasty Crumbling? [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: Rockie Fresh

November 30, 2011 12:00 AM

Lace Up: Rap newcomer Rockie Fresh shows off his crispy clean Jordans.

Be sure to check out Rockie Fresh analyze his new "Breakthrough" anthem in Singled Out!

Soulja Boy Tell Em Makes Big "Promise" For 2012

November 29, 2011 10:05 PM

Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em is ready to hit store shelves once again by announcing plans to drop a new album called Promise in early 2012.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Tell Em Makes Big "Promise" For 2012 .

50 Cent Tells The Competition To "Stop Crying" [Audio]

November 29, 2011 7:30 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent is keeping his word on dropping fresh music this week with the new release of a record called "Stop Crying."

Continue reading 50 Cent Tells The Competition To "Stop Crying" [Audio] .

"The First Thing [The Beat] Made Me Think Of Is The Shawshank Redemption"

November 29, 2011 7:05 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After Chicago newcomer Rockie Fresh describes his "Breakthrough" with Houston spitter Chamillionaire, New Jersey MC Hasan Salaam explains the power of music with his new track, "Musical Chairs".]

Continue reading "The First Thing [The Beat] Made Me Think Of Is The Shawshank Redemption".

"As Time Went On, I Kept Getting Uninspired Over Music"

November 29, 2011 6:00 PM

[With Prince Paul having teamed with Scion A/V for a new weekly six-episode documentary series, the hip-hop veteran speaks on his decision to record his journey in hopes of getting re-inspired about music again.]

Continue reading "As Time Went On, I Kept Getting Uninspired Over Music" .

Lil Boosie Confesses To Prison Drug Smuggling, Gets Nearly 10 Years

November 29, 2011 5:26 PM

Incarcerated rapper Lil Boosie has pleaded guilty to drug-related charges involving him smuggling narcotics into prison.

Continue reading Lil Boosie Confesses To Prison Drug Smuggling, Gets Nearly 10 Years.

Ghostface Killah Calls Drake/Ludacris Beef "Kid Sh*t", "We Should Be Getting At The Real Enemy" [Video]

November 29, 2011 5:15 PM

Wu-Tang Clan's Ghostface Killah has offered his thoughts on the publicized, growing tension between Ludacris and Drake as of late in light of the release of the subliminal "Bada Boom" record.

Continue reading Ghostface Killah Calls Drake/Ludacris Beef "Kid Sh*t", "We Should Be Getting At The Real Enemy" [Video].

Eminem Tried To Get A Hold Of The King, Says T.I. [Video]

November 29, 2011 4:55 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. discussed the respect he has for Eminem and detailed how Slim Shady attempted to reach out to him during his 11-month jail stint for a probation violation.

Continue reading Eminem Tried To Get A Hold Of The King, Says T.I. [Video] .

"I Told Chamillionaire That I Wanted [To Work] W/ Him, Something Really Unexpected"

November 29, 2011 4:25 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After former Diddy-Dirty Money artist Kaleena explained what makes her "Go To Work", Chicago newcomer Rockie Fresh describes his hip-hop "Breakthrough" and collaborating with Houston spitter Chamillionaire.]

Continue reading "I Told Chamillionaire That I Wanted [To Work] W/ Him, Something Really Unexpected".

L.A. Rapper Arrested in Connection To E-Beef Murder [Video]

November 29, 2011 4:10 PM

Los Angeles rapper Boskoe1 has reportedly been arrested on charges related to the death of fellow hip-hop artist RoseMo earlier this month.

Continue reading L.A. Rapper Arrested in Connection To E-Beef Murder [Video].

"Shyne Doesn't Give A F*ck If The Bloggers Don't Like Him"

November 29, 2011 3:35 PM

As former Bad Boy artist Shyne working on re-emerging onto music scene, SOHH recently hit up producer Ken Lewis to find out what tunes they have cranked out and why the rapper received backlash about his new rapping style upon leaving jail in 2009.

Continue reading "Shyne Doesn't Give A F*ck If The Bloggers Don't Like Him" .

Slim Thug Says Occupy Wall Street Needs More Force, "They're Too Peaceful To Me"

November 29, 2011 1:45 PM

In light of rappers like Jay-Z and Young Jeezy vouching their support for the Occupy Wall Street protests, SOHH hit up Houston's Slim Thug to get his take on the movement.

Continue reading Slim Thug Says Occupy Wall Street Needs More Force, "They're Too Peaceful To Me".

"Life After Diddy-Dirty Money Has Been Like Waking Up And Smelling The Roses"

November 29, 2011 1:15 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After West Coast rapper Locksmith gets down to the "Bottom" of things, Diddy Dirty Money artist Kalenna explains how the money never stops flowing if you're willing to work.]

Continue reading "Life After Diddy-Dirty Money Has Been Like Waking Up And Smelling The Roses".

Drake's Official Fan Site Shuts Down, "It Was Simply Time For Me To Move On"

November 29, 2011 11:45 AM

Diehard Drake fans will have to find a new site to latch onto as the Young Money star's official All Things Fresh website has shutdown after years of keeping the rapper's online buzz alive.

Continue reading Drake's Official Fan Site Shuts Down, "It Was Simply Time For Me To Move On" .

Fabolous' Baby Mama Gives 'Love & Hip Hop' Star A Pass, "We Don't Have No Beef"

November 29, 2011 11:30 AM

"Love & Hip Hop" star Emily B has calmed fans' desires to witness a brawl between her and co-star Kimbella after an ugly fight took place on the show's premiere earlier this month.

Continue reading Fabolous' Baby Mama Gives 'Love & Hip Hop' Star A Pass, "We Don't Have No Beef" .

Rocsi Finally Breaks Silence On Webbie's Sexual Harassment Incident, "[It Was] Very Vulgar & Disgusting" [Video]

November 29, 2011 9:54 AM

"106 & Park" co-host Rocsi Diaz has come forward to finally break her silence on reportedly being sexually harassed by Louisiana rapper Webbie last month.

Continue reading Rocsi Finally Breaks Silence On Webbie's Sexual Harassment Incident, "[It Was] Very Vulgar & Disgusting" [Video] .

The-Dream On Lauren London Pregnancy Rumors, "This Sh*t Is Everywhere"

November 29, 2011 9:34 AM

R&B singer The-Dream has cleared the air and denied recent rumors claiming Hollywood actress Lauren London is pregnant with his child.

Continue reading The-Dream On Lauren London Pregnancy Rumors, "This Sh*t Is Everywhere" .

E-Beef Gone Too Far? Rapper Who Claimed Beef With Game Murdered [Click Here & Speak]

November 29, 2011 12:10 AM

With all the social networking going on between rappers, their fans and other rappers, it was only a matter of time before sh*t got really real. I mean, it's nothing for an emcee to go at another emcee on wax, but when slugs are shot across the Web, you never know what the end result will be.

Continue reading E-Beef Gone Too Far? Rapper Who Claimed Beef With Game Murdered [Click Here & Speak].

"He's The Only Person I Know Who's Ever Wrote For 2Pac"

November 29, 2011 12:10 AM

[The AK A.K.A.: This week, SOHH's featuring entertainment personalities naming the most underrated emcees with the illest, lethal rap alias. After Billy Danze gave M.O.P. the title last week, producer Cavie now crowns Deadly Threat as SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He's The Only Person I Know Who's Ever Wrote For 2Pac" .

Pitbull Wags His Tail, J. Lo Shakes Her Rump

November 29, 2011 12:05 AM

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

Continue reading Pitbull Wags His Tail, J. Lo Shakes Her Rump.

"This Is One Of The Beats [Ski Beatz] Was Making On The Spot"

November 29, 2011 12:05 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After Rich Hil hashed up the inspiration behind "Light Up," West Coast rapper Locksmith gets down to the "Bottom" of things.]

Continue reading "This Is One Of The Beats [Ski Beatz] Was Making On The Spot" .

Photo of the Day: Pitbull & J. Lo (Cap Diss)

November 29, 2011 12:00 AM

Back That Azz Up: Jennifer Lopez gets up close and personal with Pitbull.

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

Mannie Fresh Blames Cash Money Over Botched Jay-Z/Def Jam Deal [Video]

November 28, 2011 11:30 PM

Producer Mannie Fresh recently revealed a past business relationship he had with rap mogul Jay-Z during his run as Def Jam president and said ex-label Cash Money ultimately hurt their ties.

Continue reading Mannie Fresh Blames Cash Money Over Botched Jay-Z/Def Jam Deal [Video].

Wiz Khalifa Gets Real Juicy, Signs New Taylor Gang Member [Audio]

November 28, 2011 10:39 PM

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa's Taylor Gang roster continues to grow as Three 6 Mafia's Juicy J has announced his new alignment with the Rolling Papers hitmaker.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Gets Real Juicy, Signs New Taylor Gang Member [Audio].

"DMX Is The Realest Person I've Ever Met In My Life"

November 28, 2011 5:20 PM

Bad Boy Records' Machine Gun Kelly recently opened up about sharing studio time alongside rap veteran DMX and how much he took away from their session together.

Continue reading "DMX Is The Realest Person I've Ever Met In My Life" .

Dr. Dre's Protege Says 50 Cent Needs Just A Touch, "He Kind Of Forgot What It Was To Make A Street Record"

November 28, 2011 5:09 PM

Aftermath Records' Slim the Mobster recently gave his input on G-Unit general 50 Cent and why his quality of street music has slighly deteriorated since hitting millionaire status.

Continue reading Dr. Dre's Protege Says 50 Cent Needs Just A Touch, "He Kind Of Forgot What It Was To Make A Street Record" .

"I Haven't Been Happy W/ The Portrayal Of 2Pac In Films So Far"

November 28, 2011 4:55 PM

As the buzz surrounding the upcoming Tupac Shakur biopic continues to grow, SOHH recently reached out to Tupac Shakur: Thug Angel and Soulja Boy: The Movie director Peter Spirer for his reaction to 21-year-old rapper Soulja Boy wishes to portray the late rap mogul.

Continue reading "I Haven't Been Happy W/ The Portrayal Of 2Pac In Films So Far" .

Rick Ross, Lupe Fiasco, Common & More Deliver "The Message"

November 28, 2011 3:50 PM

Rap stars Rick Ross, Lupe Fiasco, Common and LL Cool J will team up later this week to perform Furious Five's "The Message" hip-hop classic at "The Grammy Nominations" live concert.

Continue reading Rick Ross, Lupe Fiasco, Common & More Deliver "The Message" .

Former Bad Boy Shyne Experiences A "Miracle" [Audio]

November 28, 2011 1:30 PM

Former Bad Boy Records rapper Shyne has linked up with fellow Jewish hip-hop artist Matisyahu for a new record entitled "Miracle."

Continue reading Former Bad Boy Shyne Experiences A "Miracle" [Audio].

"NYC Is Weak Right Now. Period. I Don't Care Who I Offend"

November 28, 2011 1:10 PM

With the New York rap scene exploding with fresh acts like A$AP Rocky and Fred the Godson, SOHH recently hit up Harlem's A-Mafia for his take on the Big Apple's reemergence.

Continue reading "NYC Is Weak Right Now. Period. I Don't Care Who I Offend" .

Slim Thug On 'Love & Hip Hop' Cat Fight, "I Like That Type Of Sh*t"

November 28, 2011 12:50 PM

With many rappers tuning in to the second season of VH1's "Love & Hip Hop" as of late, SOHH reached out to Houston's Slim Thug to find out if he is up on the popular reality series.

Continue reading Slim Thug On 'Love & Hip Hop' Cat Fight, "I Like That Type Of Sh*t" .

Wyclef Jean Catches Heat Over Charity Spending, "1 Million Was Paid To A Florida Firm That Doesn't Seem To Exist"

November 28, 2011 12:05 PM

Fugees leader Wyclef Jean is making headlines this week in light of reports claiming that he embezzled a portion of the $16 million raised for Haiti earthquake relief efforts.

Continue reading Wyclef Jean Catches Heat Over Charity Spending, "1 Million Was Paid To A Florida Firm That Doesn't Seem To Exist".

"Jay-Z, Essentially, Is My Business Adviser"

November 28, 2011 11:55 AM

Maybach Music Group's Wale may have Rick Ross as a boss, but the Washington, D.C.-bred emcee speaks on the brilliance of rap mogul Jay-Z's business acumen  in the new issue of Billboard magazine.

Continue reading "Jay-Z, Essentially, Is My Business Adviser" .

"I Want People To Really Feel Like I Knew Drake While He Was On This Earth" [Video]

November 28, 2011 11:35 AM

With Drake's long-awaited Take Care sophomore album finally in stores, the 25-year-old rap star recently pictured how he hopes his legacy will unfold.

Continue reading "I Want People To Really Feel Like I Knew Drake While He Was On This Earth" [Video] .

Young Buck Reveals Post-G-Unit Move, "I Would Tell Y'All Who I Just Signed With" [Video]

November 28, 2011 9:28 AM

Former G-Unit member Young Buck is reportedly moving on from his contract with 50 Cent's G-Unit Records and revealed signing a new record deal over the Thanksgiving Day holiday.

Continue reading Young Buck Reveals Post-G-Unit Move, "I Would Tell Y'All Who I Just Signed With" [Video] .

Lil Wayne's "Carter IV" Sees Double, Hits Multi-Platinum Status

November 28, 2011 9:05 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has reason to smile these days as his new Tha Carter IV album has already hit double platinum status in less than three months.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's "Carter IV" Sees Double, Hits Multi-Platinum Status .

Why Is Nicki Minaj Beefin' W/ Music Legend Cher & Did Wiz knock up Amber??! [Click Here & Speak]

November 28, 2011 8:00 AM

Man, what in the hell did these folks have for Thanksgiving dinner? Sh*t was calm and peaceful in the rap world before the break, and now, all this crazy sh*t is happening. Young Money booty, I mean, beauty Nicki Minaj and her boyfriend are e-beefing with Cher and now it looks like Wiz may or may not be a poppa soon.

Continue reading Why Is Nicki Minaj Beefin' W/ Music Legend Cher & Did Wiz knock up Amber??! [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: Tony Yayo Shows His Street King Support

November 28, 2011 12:00 AM

SK All Day: G-Unit's Tony Yayo co-signs 50 Cent's Street King global hunger awareness campaign.

Photo taken from Tony Yayo's Twitter

Bow Wow's Tax Woes Exposed, Rapper Owes $91K

November 27, 2011 7:09 PM

Cash Money Records' Bow Wow is making headlines this weekend for not only defending the delay of his long-awaited Underrated solo album but also having tax debt records leaked online.

Continue reading Bow Wow's Tax Woes Exposed, Rapper Owes $91K .

Prodigy On Mobb Deep/G-Unit Debut's Poor Reception, "I Think 50 Was On Too Many Songs" [Video]

November 27, 2011 6:09 PM

Mobb Deep's Prodigy recently reflected on his and Havoc's 2006 G-Unit Records debut, Blood Money, and why it was so poorly received by diehard fans.

Continue reading Prodigy On Mobb Deep/G-Unit Debut's Poor Reception, "I Think 50 Was On Too Many Songs" [Video].

Suelyn Medeiros Addresses Sex Tape Scandal, "My Mother Can't Stop Crying"

November 27, 2011 5:38 PM

R&B star Chris Brown's video vixen friend Suelyn Medeiros has come forward to address making headlines over the Thanksgiving Day holiday for having a sex tape leaked online.

Continue reading Suelyn Medeiros Addresses Sex Tape Scandal, "My Mother Can't Stop Crying" .

Bow Wow Explains Breaking 'Underrated' Promise, "Everyone Wants To Know Why Its Delayed"

November 27, 2011 10:32 AM

Cash Money Records' Bow Wow has stepped forward to address breaking his promise to finally deliver his long-awaited new solo album, Underrated, to fans next month.

Continue reading Bow Wow Explains Breaking 'Underrated' Promise, "Everyone Wants To Know Why Its Delayed" .

"The Biggest Misconception Is That I'm A Gangster" [Video]

November 27, 2011 10:17 AM

Rap newcomer A$AP Rocky recently talked about fans' biggest misconceptions of himself and how nice of a guy he really is once you get to know him.

Continue reading "The Biggest Misconception Is That I'm A Gangster" [Video].

50 Cent Preps Anniversary Project, "It's Been 10 Years Since I Put OUt '50 Cent Is The Future'"

November 27, 2011 10:00 AM

G-Unit's 50 Cent has announced plans to treat fans with a celebratory project in light of his 50 Cent Is the Future mixtape's ten year anniversary.

Continue reading 50 Cent Preps Anniversary Project, "It's Been 10 Years Since I Put OUt '50 Cent Is The Future'" .

French Montana Shot Calls W/ Puff Daddy, "Diddy Has Managed To Sign French Montana To Bad Boy"

November 27, 2011 9:37 AM

The buzz behind New York rapper French Montana may have reached a boiling point as new reports claim the "Shot Caller" hitmaker has inked a deal with Diddy's Bad Boy Records.

Continue reading French Montana Shot Calls W/ Puff Daddy, "Diddy Has Managed To Sign French Montana To Bad Boy".

"If You're Gay, You Should Have The Right To Be Gay In Peace"

November 27, 2011 9:12 AM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. opens up on the topic of homosexuality and gay rights in the new issue of VIBE magazine.

Continue reading "If You're Gay, You Should Have The Right To Be Gay In Peace" .

Photo of the Day: Big Boi Goes Bowling For ATLiens

November 27, 2011 12:00 AM

Bowling For ATLiens: OutKast's Big Boi shows off the mark of a true champion.

Photo taken from Big Boi's Twitter

50 Cent Bows To King Of The South, "I Spoke To T.I. Last Night"

November 26, 2011 7:35 PM

G-Unit's 50 Cent has crushed the hopes of bloggers hoping for him to engage in a rap beef with T.I. by revealing a conversation he had with the "King of the South" following a publicized dispute on Black Friday.

Continue reading 50 Cent Bows To King Of The South, "I Spoke To T.I. Last Night".

Nicki Minaj & Cher Clash Over "Pink Friday" Name Drop

November 26, 2011 7:11 PM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj and music icon Cher clashed online heading into the weekend after fans of both entertainers mistakenly took a Pink Friday line out of context.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj & Cher Clash Over "Pink Friday" Name Drop .

Game Ignores 50 Cent, Jay-Z & Big Sean Disputes, "Nobody Want No F*cking Beef W/ Me Anyway" [Video]

November 26, 2011 6:34 PM

West Coast rapper Game is enjoying life as a husband-to-be by putting past rap disputes with Jay-Z, 50 Cent and Big Sean to the side and focusing on his family.

Continue reading Game Ignores 50 Cent, Jay-Z & Big Sean Disputes, "Nobody Want No F*cking Beef W/ Me Anyway" [Video] .

Wale Looks Beyond Ambition, Puts In Work For Next Maybach Music Solo Project

November 26, 2011 6:01 PM

Maybach Music Group's Wale is ready to continue putting in work for the boss Rick Ross by revealing the start-up of his next solo project.

Continue reading Wale Looks Beyond Ambition, Puts In Work For Next Maybach Music Solo Project .

Lil Kim Plans Quiet Winter Storm, "[It's] A Preview Of What's To Come In 2012"

November 26, 2011 5:40 PM

Brooklyn rap veteran Lil Kim has decided to tease fans by announcing an upcoming five-record EP slated to drop around the winter holiday season.

Continue reading Lil Kim Plans Quiet Winter Storm, "[It's] A Preview Of What's To Come In 2012".

Lil Wayne's Baby Mama Addresses The-Dream Pregnancy Rumor

November 26, 2011 11:56 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's ex-girlfriend Lauren London has come forward to kill rumors and weekend speculation claiming she is pregnant with singer The-Dream's baby.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Baby Mama Addresses The-Dream Pregnancy Rumor.

UPDATE: Shawn J Dumbs Down Ludacris Beef, "This Is Fun, He Stole From Me, He Played Alotta People"

November 26, 2011 8:49 AM

Former Distrubin' Tha Peace member Shawn J has slightly killed the hype behind his lashing toward Ludacris as of late and said despite going at his head with the new "P*ssy Boy" record, there is no real beef directed toward him.

Continue reading UPDATE: Shawn J Dumbs Down Ludacris Beef, "This Is Fun, He Stole From Me, He Played Alotta People".

"I Was Fortunate Last Year To Have A Run W/ The Biggest Names In The Game"

November 26, 2011 8:37 AM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross updates fans on his God Forgives, I Don't solo album and why he always delivers quality records in the clutch within his new Billboard cover feature.

Continue reading "I Was Fortunate Last Year To Have A Run W/ The Biggest Names In The Game" .

'Beavis & Butt-Head' Victim Laughs Straight To The Bank, "People Have Been Making Fun Of Me My Whole Life" [Video]

November 26, 2011 8:19 AM

With the return of "Beavis & Butt-Head" to MTV, the show's latest hip-hop victim to its jokes, rapper T-Baby, claims she is shaking off the animated duo's playful taunting.

Continue reading 'Beavis & Butt-Head' Victim Laughs Straight To The Bank, "People Have Been Making Fun Of Me My Whole Life" [Video].

"You Can't Experience The Federal Penal System & Not Be Somewhat Skeptical"

November 26, 2011 7:56 AM

Months after the slaying of Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden, Grammy-winning rapper T.I. shares his reaction to the United States government's takedown of the contributor to the September 11th, 2001 attacks in the new VIBE magazine.

Continue reading "You Can't Experience The Federal Penal System & Not Be Somewhat Skeptical" .

Photo of the Day: Rosa Acosta Hosts ACT Event

November 26, 2011 12:00 AM

Ladies Night: Model Rosa Acosta hosts ACT (Autism Care & Treatment) event in Hollywood, California.

Photo submitted from Echoing Soundz

UPDATE: 50 Cent Lashes Back At T.I., "Don't Get Emotional Over Your Lady, It A Get You In Some Sh*t..."

November 25, 2011 8:41 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has lashed back at Atlanta rapper T.I. following some excerpts from his new VIBE magazine cover feature where he name drops Fif for questioning his wife's loyalty.

Continue reading UPDATE: 50 Cent Lashes Back At T.I., "Don't Get Emotional Over Your Lady, It A Get You In Some Sh*t..." .

Former Bad Boy Rapper Loon Arrested In Drug Trafficking Bust

November 25, 2011 8:20 PM

Former Bad Boy Records rapper Loon was reportedly arrested this month in Belgium on drug trafficking charges.

Continue reading Former Bad Boy Rapper Loon Arrested In Drug Trafficking Bust .

Field Mob's Shawn J Bombs Ludacris W/ 'P*ssy Boy' Diss, "Why Did Shawnna Leave? Where's I-20 At?" [Audio]

November 25, 2011 4:47 PM

Former DTP member Shawn J has decided to answer Ludacris' "Say It To My Face" 1.21 Gigawatts subliminal record by releasing his own diss track called "P*ssy Boy."

Continue reading Field Mob's Shawn J Bombs Ludacris W/ 'P*ssy Boy' Diss, "Why Did Shawnna Leave? Where's I-20 At?" [Audio] .

"Jay-Z Gave A Blueprint To A Lot Of Young Entrepreneurs"

November 25, 2011 2:28 PM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross opens up about his appreciation for rap mogul Jay-Z and how his executive moves have inspired his own movements in the new Billboard Magazine.

Continue reading "Jay-Z Gave A Blueprint To A Lot Of Young Entrepreneurs" .

T.I. To 50 Cent: "Since Me, None Of My Other Family Members Have Seen A Jail Cell"

November 25, 2011 1:51 PM

"King of the South" T.I. opens up about critics and fans still thinking his wife Tameka "Tiny" Cottle should have taken the fall for him on a 2010 drug possession arrest which ultimately led to an 11-month jail stint in the new issue of VIBE.

Continue reading T.I. To 50 Cent: "Since Me, None Of My Other Family Members Have Seen A Jail Cell".

Jay-Z & Beyonce Shook Over Hovi Baby, Asher Roth Gets Loud, Drake Drizzles On His Peers

November 25, 2011 12:15 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we realize that despite their fame, fortune and paved-out-future, Jay-Z and Beyonce are really shook over their baby, acknowledge Asher Roth setting rap trends, give Drake his props for shutting us all up for 14 days and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Jay-Z & Beyonce Shook Over Hovi Baby, Asher Roth Gets Loud, Drake Drizzles On His Peers.

Nicki Minaj Reaches For The Stars, "My Nation Of Barbz & I Have Come A Mighty Long Way"

November 25, 2011 10:29 AM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj's 2011 continues to get bigger as she has now been recognized as Billboard's "Rising Star" for the year which she will be officially presented with at an early December ceremony in New York City.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Reaches For The Stars, "My Nation Of Barbz & I Have Come A Mighty Long Way" .

Diddy Took Ciroc From Nothin' To Somethin', "[He's] Pushed The Envelope"

November 25, 2011 10:14 AM

With the popularity of rap stars like Ludacris and Pitbull now having their own liquor lines, a new report shows how much of an impact hip-hop mogul Diddy has had on Ciroc Vodka since inking a multi-year development deal in 2007.

Continue reading Diddy Took Ciroc From Nothin' To Somethin', "[He's] Pushed The Envelope" .

Game On Lakers' Matt Barnes & Gloria Govan's Break-Up, "Never Sleep W/ The Wife Of N*ggas You Eat With"

November 25, 2011 9:59 AM

West Coast rapper Game has sparked buzz and speculation suggesting he may have been the factor which ultimately broke up Los Angeles Lakers' Matt Barnes and ex-girlfriend Gloria Govan.

Continue reading Game On Lakers' Matt Barnes & Gloria Govan's Break-Up, "Never Sleep W/ The Wife Of N*ggas You Eat With" .

T.I. Switches His Style Up, "A Lot Of Times, I'm Taking Myself Out Of My Element"

November 25, 2011 9:28 AM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. recently opened up about his forthcoming new Trouble Man solo album and why he is going to uncharted grounds this time around.

Continue reading T.I. Switches His Style Up, "A Lot Of Times, I'm Taking Myself Out Of My Element" .

Kanye West Builds Up Strength, Defense Team Gets "Stronger" In Copyright Case

November 25, 2011 9:11 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West's defense team appear unfazed by a 2010 lawsuit claiming he stole his "Stronger" Graduation anthem by citing a 19th century philosopher.

Continue reading Kanye West Builds Up Strength, Defense Team Gets "Stronger" In Copyright Case .

The People Vs. Lupe Fiasco And Why Did Keri Hilson Diss Beyonce/Jay-Z? [Click Here & Speak]

November 25, 2011 8:04 AM

Happy post-Thanksgiving. I hope your stomachs are full and your toilets are clogged. Pretty interesting week in music news, as Chicago MC Lupe Fiasco blesses the people with his latest mixtape, Friend Of The People

Continue reading The People Vs. Lupe Fiasco And Why Did Keri Hilson Diss Beyonce/Jay-Z? [Click Here & Speak].

"I Named Him Not Only As A Rapper, But Also As A Producer"

November 25, 2011 12:10 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 Rich Hil gave his Top 5 earlier this week, Hollywood star Tom Hanks' son/rapper Chet Haze rolls out his picks.]

Continue reading "I Named Him Not Only As A Rapper, But Also As A Producer".

Photo of the Day: Vlad Yudin & Cuban Link

November 25, 2011 12:00 AM

Off The Books: Director Vlad Yudin and Big Pun affiliate Cuban Link hook-up for a screening of Big Pun: The Legacy in the Bronx, New York.

Photo credit: Joseph Ochoa

"'Shotgun' Is The Only Time You Will See Me Get Choked Out!"

November 24, 2011 4:17 PM

Following the buzz behind his "Rain Dance" anthem, West Coast rapper Six Reasons has hit SOHH up with an exclusive music video for his new "Shotgun" record.

Continue reading "'Shotgun' Is The Only Time You Will See Me Get Choked Out!".

Slim Thug On Paul Wall Shaking The Weight, "That's A Coincidence Like A Motherf*cker"

November 24, 2011 2:12 PM

With rappers like Paul Wall and Mike Jones shedding weight and trimming down these days, Houston's Slim Thug recenty talked about showing off a slim look.

Continue reading Slim Thug On Paul Wall Shaking The Weight, "That's A Coincidence Like A Motherf*cker".

"There Were Times Where It Appeared I Had Nothing To Hold Onto"

November 24, 2011 1:45 PM

Former Ruff Ryders leader DMX recently opened up about getting his life straightened out and how his focus is now on helping steer others from making the same mistakes he once made.

Continue reading "There Were Times Where It Appeared I Had Nothing To Hold Onto".

Jay-Z Reacts To 'Take Care' Album Sales, "Monster Number Comes In"

November 24, 2011 1:24 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Jay-Z has reportedly shared his reaction to "Light Up" collaborator Drake's Take Care album crushing its competition atop the sales chart this week.

Continue reading Jay-Z Reacts To 'Take Care' Album Sales, "Monster Number Comes In" .

Yelawolf, Mary J. Blige & Rihanna's First-Week Sales Projections Revealed

November 24, 2011 1:00 AM

Shady Records' Yelawolf, Mary J. Blige and Rihanna are all expected to have their new solo albums debut on the sales chart next week based on one-day projections.

Continue reading Yelawolf, Mary J. Blige & Rihanna's First-Week Sales Projections Revealed .

Chelsea Handler Drills Drake Over Nicki Minaj, "You Were Hitting That, Right?" [Video]

November 24, 2011 12:30 AM

Late night talk show host Chelsea Handler tried to get Young Money's Drake to spill the beans on his relationship alongside Nicki Minaj and find out if their bond is deeper than music this week on "Chelsea Lately."

Continue reading Chelsea Handler Drills Drake Over Nicki Minaj, "You Were Hitting That, Right?" [Video] .

Ludacris Drops Controversial "Bada Boom" Music Video [Video]

November 24, 2011 12:16 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris continues to build off the buzz behind his new "Bada Boom" 1.21 Gigawatts mixtape record by releasing its music video.

Continue reading Ludacris Drops Controversial "Bada Boom" Music Video [Video].

"[They] Did G-Unit, The Roc-A-Fella Thing & [They're] Still Relevant"

November 24, 2011 12:10 AM

[Cold As Ice: With M.O.P.'s new Sparta album in stores this week, SOHH's featuring entertainment personalities naming Lil Fame/Billy Danze as the most underrated emcee. After West Coast Rapper Co$$ highlighted duo member Lil Fame, Brooklyn MC Billy Danze now crowns he & his partner as SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "[They] Did G-Unit, The Roc-A-Fella Thing & [They're] Still Relevant".

Cuffing Season In FULL Effect? Peep Wayne's Bangin' New Bride & The Latest Celeb Sex Tape [Click Here & Speak]

November 24, 2011 12:05 AM

It's that magical time of the year when chicks trade in their sandals for Uggs and their walks in the parks for late night romps at the townhouse. Yep. It's Cuffing Season. For those unfamiliar with the term, here's the official definition, courtesy of Urban Dictionary:

Continue reading Cuffing Season In FULL Effect? Peep Wayne's Bangin' New Bride & The Latest Celeb Sex Tape [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: Rich Hil Kicks It In The Wash Room

November 24, 2011 12:00 AM

Richie Rich: Rap newcomer Rich Hil stares at the man in the mirror.

Be sure to check out Rich Hil analyze his new "Support Your Local Drug Dealer" anthem in SOHH Singled Out!

Drake Says He's Living Life In The Fast Lane, "I Don't Really Give Myself Too Much Time To Be Happy"

November 23, 2011 9:05 PM

Young Money star Drake opens up about running head first into his Take Care follow-up and what it means to be respected in the upcoming Jet magazine.

Continue reading Drake Says He's Living Life In The Fast Lane, "I Don't Really Give Myself Too Much Time To Be Happy".

Chris Brown's Sultry Bombshell Caught In Sex Tape Scandal

November 23, 2011 8:41 PM

R&B star Chris Brown may not have a sex tape leaking across the Internet these days, however, his Brazilian model friend Suelyn Medeiros is currently involved in an x-rated scandal.

Continue reading Chris Brown's Sultry Bombshell Caught In Sex Tape Scandal.

T.I. Watches The Throne, Co-Signs ATL's 2 Chainz & Future [Video]

November 23, 2011 6:12 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. recently opened up about what new artists are falling on his radar and revealed Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne is currently one of his favorite albums of 2011.

Continue reading T.I. Watches The Throne, Co-Signs ATL's 2 Chainz & Future [Video] .

50 Cent Delivers Thanksgiving Street King Announcement, "We've Got A Long Way To Go" [Video]

November 23, 2011 5:56 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent is not letting up on his initiative to feed a billion people throughout the world and has now released a new Street King public service annoucement.

Continue reading 50 Cent Delivers Thanksgiving Street King Announcement, "We've Got A Long Way To Go" [Video].

Drake To Lose Number One Spot, "Take Care" Second Week Sales Projections Revealed

November 23, 2011 3:00 PM

Young Money star Drake's Take Care album may have dominated its competition today (November 23) but it is projected to fall from being the number one LP in the nation next week.

Continue reading Drake To Lose Number One Spot, "Take Care" Second Week Sales Projections Revealed.

Ja Rule Reveals Teen Suicide Jail Attempt, "All Of A Sudden I Hear Somone Choking, He's Trying To Kill Himself"

November 23, 2011 2:55 PM

Incarcerated rapper Ja Rule has finally spoken out since getting sentenced to over two years behind bars for a 2007 gun conviction and tax evasion-related charges.

Continue reading Ja Rule Reveals Teen Suicide Jail Attempt, "All Of A Sudden I Hear Somone Choking, He's Trying To Kill Himself" .

Drake Takes Care Of The Competition, Childish Gambino Camps Outside Top 10, Webbie Gets Savage

November 23, 2011 2:00 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Drake tops his competition at No. 1, Childish Gambino just misses the Top 10 and Webbie invades the chart.

Continue reading Drake Takes Care Of The Competition, Childish Gambino Camps Outside Top 10, Webbie Gets Savage.

"[Rick] Ross Is One Of The Most Passionate Rap Guys I Know"

November 23, 2011 1:50 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T recently spoke about his opinion of rap heavyweight Rick Ross and why he feels that the "Boss" is one of the most passionate hip-hop stars he knows.

Continue reading "[Rick] Ross Is One Of The Most Passionate Rap Guys I Know".

Mikey Rocks On Following The Jet Life Commandments, "Enjoy It While We're Here & [Don't] Worry About All The Little Sh*t"

November 23, 2011 1:35 PM

Newly signed Jet Life Records rapper Mikey Rocks recently opened up about his alignment with Curren$y and what he hopes to gain from his new deal.

Continue reading Mikey Rocks On Following The Jet Life Commandments, "Enjoy It While We're Here & [Don't] Worry About All The Little Sh*t" .

"I've Even Lost Relationships Behind Twitter Because I'm So Reckless On There"

November 23, 2011 11:55 AM

Houston's Slim Thug recently opened up about the dangers of Twitter and how despite the social networking tool's popularity, it has ultimately had a negative effect on his own relationships.

Continue reading "I've Even Lost Relationships Behind Twitter Because I'm So Reckless On There" .

"Rick Ross Is In My Top 5 Best MCs Right Now"

November 23, 2011 9:30 AM

Former Cash Money Records rapper Juvenile recently named his current Top 5 hottest hip-hop artists in the game ranging from Miami's Rick Ross to The Throne's Jay-Z and Kanye West.

Continue reading "Rick Ross Is In My Top 5 Best MCs Right Now".

Drake's 'Take Care' First Week Sales Destroy Its Competition, "I Can't Even Find The Words To Express My Appreciation"

November 23, 2011 9:17 AM

Today, Young Money star Drake's Take Care lived up to last week's sales projections hype by debuting atop its competition with over 600,000 copies sold.

Continue reading Drake's 'Take Care' First Week Sales Destroy Its Competition, "I Can't Even Find The Words To Express My Appreciation".

Cash Money Isn't Trying To Flip Busta Rhymes' Mode, Promises Birdman

November 23, 2011 9:04 AM

Cash Money Records' Birdman has opened up about signing rap veteran Busta Rhymes to his label and why critics do not have to worry if he will completely makeover the Flipmode Squad leader's signature sound.

Continue reading Cash Money Isn't Trying To Flip Busta Rhymes' Mode, Promises Birdman.

Too Short Blows The Whistle, "How Did They Say I Died This Time?"

November 23, 2011 8:52 AM

West Coast rap veteran Too Short is clearing the air after reports emerged online this week claiming he met his untimely demise.

Continue reading Too Short Blows The Whistle, "How Did They Say I Died This Time?".

Eminem's Fans Rise Against Him: Has Rap's King Been Dethroned? [Click Here & Speak]

November 23, 2011 8:05 AM

Next to Beyonce and Beiber, Eminem fans are some of the most devoted rap listeners  walking the Earth. You even think about dissing their Hip Hop hero and your life is in immediate danger. Which is what makes this movement against the man known as Marshall Mathers all the more ironic, as his legion of followers are accusing their leader of selling wack music over the past several years.

Continue reading Eminem's Fans Rise Against Him: Has Rap's King Been Dethroned? [Click Here & Speak].

"His Lazy Flow & Delivery Is Swagged Out"

November 23, 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 hip-hop journalist Andreas Hale gave his fave five earlier this week, Warner Bros. recording artist and son of Tommy Hilfiger Rich Hil shoots over his Top 5 favorite hip-hop artists.

Continue reading "His Lazy Flow & Delivery Is Swagged Out" .

Photo of the Day: Denzil Porter Hits Up The Studio

November 23, 2011 12:00 AM

Bronx Bombin': New York rapper Denzil Porter loses himself in the music.

Be sure to check out Denzil Porter break down his new "Kanye West" anthem in SOHH Singled Out!

Nicki Minaj Seeks Out Pink Revenge, Reveals New LP Title & Release Date

November 23, 2011 12:00 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj is giving fans a reason to anticipate 2012 by announcing her sophomore album's title and release date.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Seeks Out Pink Revenge, Reveals New LP Title & Release Date.

Asher Roth Breaks Silence On Def Jam Deal, "Major Labels Kind Of Get A Bad Rap"

November 22, 2011 9:00 PM

Following last week's unexpected news of rapper Asher Roth's move to Def Jam, the Pennsylvania-bred emcee has clarified his current label situation.

Continue reading Asher Roth Breaks Silence On Def Jam Deal, "Major Labels Kind Of Get A Bad Rap".

Grammy Hall of Fame Inducts First-Ever Hip-Hop Record

November 22, 2011 5:50 PM

The Grammy Hall of Fame Award will be granted to hip-hop pioneers Grandmaster Flash & The Furious for their 1982 hit, "The Message," at next year's Grammy Awards

Continue reading Grammy Hall of Fame Inducts First-Ever Hip-Hop Record.

"'Support Your Local Drug Dealer' Is Definitely Going To Answer Questions About Me""

November 22, 2011 5:00 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After BX spitter Denzil Porter explained the inspiration behind "Kanye West", Rich Hil hashes up the inspiration behind one of his latest tracks, titled "Light Up".]

Continue reading "'Support Your Local Drug Dealer' Is Definitely Going To Answer Questions About Me"".

Busta Rhymes Says Bring It On, "I'm Still A 38, 39 Year Old N*gga"

November 22, 2011 4:35 PM

Newly signed Cash Money Records artist Busta Rhymes recently opened up about nearing his 40's and why he feels there is no time limit on when he hangs up the microphone for good.

Continue reading Busta Rhymes Says Bring It On, "I'm Still A 38, 39 Year Old N*gga" .

Lil Wayne Reacts To Drake's "Take Care" First-Week Sales Projections

November 22, 2011 4:30 PM

Off the height of announcing the latest addition to his Young Money roster this week, Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne continues to play executive and has now reacted to Drake's projected Take Care first-week sales.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Reacts To Drake's "Take Care" First-Week Sales Projections .

Dr. Dre's Protege Co-Signs Rap Game Escape, "He Gave Us Eminem, 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg, Game"

November 22, 2011 4:00 PM

With the recent announcement that Dr. Dre plans to take an extended break from the music scene, Aftermath Records' Slim the Mobster says he is fully behind his mentor.

Continue reading Dr. Dre's Protege Co-Signs Rap Game Escape, "He Gave Us Eminem, 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg, Game" .

"Kanye West Was Inspired By New York City"

November 22, 2011 3:35 PM

[SOHH hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After renowned singer Betty White dishes out the goods on her Lil Wayne-featured "Grapes On A Vine" record, BX newcomer Denzil Porter serves a toast on his track, "Kanye West".]

Continue reading "Kanye West Was Inspired By New York City".

Hot Boys Reunion Losing Steam, Says Juvenile

November 22, 2011 3:20 PM

After former Cash Money Records' artist Juvenile recently killed rumors suggesting he had a current beef with  Birdman, Juvie the Great claims he is still open to a Hot Boys reunion.

Continue reading Hot Boys Reunion Losing Steam, Says Juvenile.

"Do You Believe Rick Ross Is A Gangster From His Music?" [Video]

November 22, 2011 2:20 PM

G-Unit's DJ Whoo Kid recently opened up about his thoughts on the state of hip-hop and why 50 Cent nemesis Rick Ross' image perpetuates myths of gangsterism within the music.

Continue reading "Do You Believe Rick Ross Is A Gangster From His Music?" [Video] .

Yelawolf, "Radioactive"

November 22, 2011 1:35 PM

Shady 2.0 signee Yelawolf howls his way into retail stores as his album, Radioactive, releases today.

Continue reading Yelawolf, "Radioactive".

"Sparta": "We're Speaking For People That Have Been Pushed Aside"

November 22, 2011 1:15 PM

[With this week's release of Sparta, Brooklyn Duo M.O.P give you their Top 5 reasons to march out and support their war on the industry.]

Continue reading "Sparta": "We're Speaking For People That Have Been Pushed Aside".

"I Heard Rick Ross Was Supposed To Be On It But I Never Really Heard His Voice"

November 22, 2011 12:40 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After renowned singer Betty White dished out the goods on her Lil Wayne-featured "Grapes On A Vine" record, Ken Lewis talks mixing Drake's "Lord Knows" hit.]

Continue reading "I Heard Rick Ross Was Supposed To Be On It But I Never Really Heard His Voice" .

GZA Shows Off His True Genius, Slices Lyrical Craft At Harvard

November 22, 2011 12:20 PM

Wu-Tang Clan's GZA is reportedly going to drop knowledge on spectators next week with plans to hold a lecture at Harvard University, focusing on his music career and lyrical prowess.

Continue reading GZA Shows Off His True Genius, Slices Lyrical Craft At Harvard.

Jim Jones On Fiancee Snuffing Juelz Santana's Girl, "I Wish It Had Never Happened"

November 22, 2011 12:05 PM

Dipset's Jim Jones has come forward and addressed the televised "Love & Hip Hop" fight between his fiancee Chrissy Lampkin laying the smackdown on fellow Diplomat Juelz Santana's girlfriend Kimbella.

Continue reading Jim Jones On Fiancee Snuffing Juelz Santana's Girl, "I Wish It Had Never Happened" .

Birdman Turns Pink, Pencils In Nicki Minaj's Sophomore LP Release

November 22, 2011 11:50 AM

Cash Money Records' Birdman has provided an update on Nicki Minaj's highly anticipated follow-up to last year's platinum-selling Pink Friday debut, hinting at its projected release.

Continue reading Birdman Turns Pink, Pencils In Nicki Minaj's Sophomore LP Release .

Drake & Ludacris Ready For War Or Just Throwing Friendly Fire?

November 22, 2011 1:05 AM

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

Continue reading Drake & Ludacris Ready For War Or Just Throwing Friendly Fire?.

"It Had To Do W/ What The Subject Matter Was & It Was Death Of A Loved One"

November 22, 2011 12:15 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After Juvenile explained the true definition of "Power" last week, renowned singer Betty White dishes out the goods on her Lil Wayne-featured "Grapes On A Vine" record.]

Continue reading "It Had To Do W/ What The Subject Matter Was & It Was Death Of A Loved One".

"He's One Of The Sickest, Hardcore, Gangsta N*ggas To Ever Pick Up The Mic"

November 22, 2011 12:10 AM

[Ante Up: With M.O.P.'s new Sparta album in stores this week, SOHH's featuring entertainment personalities naming Lil Fame/Billy Danze as the most underrated emcee. After Amber Rose named DMX last week, West Coast rapper Co$$ now crowns Lil Fame SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He's One Of The Sickest, Hardcore, Gangsta N*ggas To Ever Pick Up The Mic" .

WTF! Video Of Lil' Wayne's New Artist: Has Tunechi Found ANOTHER Megastar?? [Click Here & Speak]

November 22, 2011 12:05 AM

Lil Wayne's Young Money camp. His protege and king of drunk text anthems, Drake is on pace to sell nearly a million copies in his first week, Nicki Minaj just snagged an American Music Award and Tyga is dropping some of the best tweets of his career. Yep. Life is good over at YMCMB.

Continue reading WTF! Video Of Lil' Wayne's New Artist: Has Tunechi Found ANOTHER Megastar?? [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: Drake & Ludacris Chop It Up (Cap Diss)

November 22, 2011 12:00 AM

If You Were My Best Friend: Rap stars Drake and Ludacris chop it up or prepare for war?

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

Drake Booms Back After Ludacris' 'Bada' Jabs, "Let Young N*ggas Live"

November 21, 2011 10:53 PM

Days after Atlanta rapper Ludacris dropped his perceived subliminal "Bada Boom" Drake and Big Sean diss record on the Internet, Drizzy has allegedly lashed back.

Continue reading Drake Booms Back After Ludacris' 'Bada' Jabs, "Let Young N*ggas Live" .

Jay-Z Admits Paranoia Over Following Dad's Footsteps, "I Don't Think Any Person, Or Any Male, Goes Into A Relationship Thinking..."

November 21, 2011 10:00 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Jay-Z recently opened up about preparing for fatherhood and how he still gets slightly concerned over following in his late dad's footsteps.

Continue reading Jay-Z Admits Paranoia Over Following Dad's Footsteps, "I Don't Think Any Person, Or Any Male, Goes Into A Relationship Thinking..." .

Sean Kingston Confirms Dating Drake's Ex-Wifey, "Sloppy Seconds? Not That At All, She's A Great Woman"

November 21, 2011 6:04 PM

Dancehall singer Sean Kingston has confirmed rumors claiming he has linked with rap star Drake's former rumored flame, Maliah Michel, after getting spotted with the video vixen Sunday (November 20).

Continue reading Sean Kingston Confirms Dating Drake's Ex-Wifey, "Sloppy Seconds? Not That At All, She's A Great Woman".

Drake Envisioning 'Take Care' Follow-Up, "[I've] Started Piecing The Drawing"

November 21, 2011 5:40 PM

Although his long-awaited Take Care album has only been out for a few days, Young Money star Drake has already revealed he's putting together its follow-up.

Continue reading Drake Envisioning 'Take Care' Follow-Up, "[I've] Started Piecing The Drawing".

Lil Wayne Announces Newest Young Money Signee, "I Want To Reveal Something Now" [Video]

November 21, 2011 4:50 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne is expanding his Young Money roster with the addition of 14 year-old singer Torion Sellers.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Announces Newest Young Money Signee, "I Want To Reveal Something Now" [Video].

Peter Rosenberg On 'Dwyck' Freestyle, "Justin Bieber Is Not Gonna Be The Problem W/ Hip-Hop"

November 21, 2011 4:50 PM

After having teen pop star Justin Bieber appear at New York's Hot 97 radio station to kick a freestyle last week, radio host Peter Rosenberg has offered his post reaction and explained why the Biebs could ultimately help the state of hip-hop.

Continue reading Peter Rosenberg On 'Dwyck' Freestyle, "Justin Bieber Is Not Gonna Be The Problem W/ Hip-Hop" .

Missy Elliott Freaks Off Dead Rumors, "I'm Done Addressing The Foolishness"

November 21, 2011 4:20 PM

Rap star Missy Elliott has come forward to kill the rumors claiming she met her demise over the weekend.

Continue reading Missy Elliott Freaks Off Dead Rumors, "I'm Done Addressing The Foolishness" .

DJ Drama Predicts 2012 Presidential Election Winner, "He's Gonna Win"

November 21, 2011 1:15 PM

In less than a year, the United States will have either elected a new president or chosen current incumbent Barack Obama to enter a second term in office. With that in mind, SOHH recently reached out to DJ Drama to find out if next year's presidential election results will impact his "Barack O'Drama" rap alias.

Continue reading DJ Drama Predicts 2012 Presidential Election Winner, "He's Gonna Win".

"I'm One Of The Hottest Kids [Out] In New York City"

November 21, 2011 12:35 PM

With the New York rap scene getting new life in the form of rap newcomers like Dipset affiliate Vado and A$AP Rocky, SOHH recently hit up fellow Harlem emcee Smoke DZA for his take on the Big Apple's hip-hop state of mind.

Continue reading "I'm One Of The Hottest Kids [Out] In New York City".

"You Got N*ggas Who Can Make Hit Songs That Can't F*cking Rap" [Video]

November 21, 2011 12:20 PM

Southern rapper David Banner recently shared his views on the rap game and mentioned that its current, main problem is that many people underestimate what it takes to become a true hip-hop artist.

Continue reading "You Got N*ggas Who Can Make Hit Songs That Can't F*cking Rap" [Video].

Method Man's "All I Need" Demo Leaks, Foul Mouthed Nasty Women Replace Mary J. Blige [Audio]

November 21, 2011 11:50 AM

Wu-Tang Clan member Method Man's "All I Need" demo track has leaked online nearly 20 years since its debut and features the rhyme spitter without Mary J. Blige on the vocals.

Continue reading Method Man's "All I Need" Demo Leaks, Foul Mouthed Nasty Women Replace Mary J. Blige [Audio].

Blame Rap For Booty Boom? Pics Of Juciest & Scariest In Celeb A** Implants [Click Here & Speak]

November 21, 2011 11:35 AM

It was either Shakespeare, or 90's R&B group Bell, Biv, Devoe that uttered the immortal line, "Never trusteth a big butt and a smile." Alas, truer words were never spoken; and as women head to the doctor with the desire to make their a**es even bigger, it's getting harder for a pimp to find someone trustworthy amongst all these delicious derrieres.

Continue reading Blame Rap For Booty Boom? Pics Of Juciest & Scariest In Celeb A** Implants [Click Here & Speak].

Lil Wayne Celebrates Daughter's 13th B-Day Cinderella Style

November 21, 2011 9:39 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne proved family comes before the music a few days ago by throwing a Cinderella-themed birthday bash for his daughter in Atlanta.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Celebrates Daughter's 13th B-Day Cinderella Style .

Beyonce Confesses Getting Shook Over Baby Bump, "The Whole Time I Was Thinking, 'Everyone Knows'"

November 21, 2011 9:22 AM

Grammy-winning singer Beyonce recently opened up about her current pregnancy and how she feared the entire world knew she was a mother-to-be prior to a late August announcement.

Continue reading Beyonce Confesses Getting Shook Over Baby Bump, "The Whole Time I Was Thinking, 'Everyone Knows'".

Photo of the Day: 50 Cent Hooks Up W/ Mickey Rourke

November 21, 2011 12:00 AM

Hollywood Status: G-Unit's 50 Cent rubs elbows with movie star Mickey Rourke.

Photo taken from 50 Cent's Twitter

T.I. Lets The King Live, Causes "Trouble" On Post-Jail LP

November 20, 2011 9:48 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. has finally decided on a title for his first post-jail solo album and opened up about a few of the project's records.

Continue reading T.I. Lets The King Live, Causes "Trouble" On Post-Jail LP .

DMX & Ex-Wife Hook Back Up, Check Into "Rehab"

November 20, 2011 7:59 PM

New York rapper DMX has reportedly linked back up with ex-wife Tashera Simmons in hopes of giving marriage a second shot on VH1's upcoming "Relationship Rehab" reality series.

Continue reading DMX & Ex-Wife Hook Back Up, Check Into "Rehab".

Game Reacts To 'Love & Hip-Hop' Fight, "Chrissy Was Whoopin' Kimbella A**"

November 20, 2011 11:22 AM

West Coast rapper Game appears to be helping contribute to VH1 reality show "Love & Hip-Hop"'s television ratings after recently commenting on the show's premiere.

Continue reading Game Reacts To 'Love & Hip-Hop' Fight, "Chrissy Was Whoopin' Kimbella A**".

Jay-Z Gets Dissed By Sculptor, "Rap Stars Who Turn Scrooge Have To Suffer Some Damage"

November 20, 2011 11:07 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z continues to receive heat over his Occupy All Streets t-shirts with a sculptor who has put together art showing him as a penny pincher.

Continue reading Jay-Z Gets Dissed By Sculptor, "Rap Stars Who Turn Scrooge Have To Suffer Some Damage" .

"If There's Any Woman In My Life That's The Ideal Woman For Me, It's Definitely Nicki [Minaj]"

November 20, 2011 11:00 AM

Young Money star Drake is no longer holding back his love for labelmate Nicki Minaj and recently described her as the perfect woman for him.

Continue reading "If There's Any Woman In My Life That's The Ideal Woman For Me, It's Definitely Nicki [Minaj]" .

50 Cent Says What Up Blood, What Up Cuz, "What Up Gangsta?" Again [Audio]

November 20, 2011 10:20 AM

G-Unit's 50 Cent is back on the music prowl and providing a follow-up to 2003's Get Rich or Die Tryin' intro track, "What Up Gangsta" this weekend.

Continue reading 50 Cent Says What Up Blood, What Up Cuz, "What Up Gangsta?" Again [Audio].

"Kanye Did A Great Job In Having Us Along [For] The Journey"

November 20, 2011 12:05 AM

[In recognition of anticipated sophomore albums like Drake's Take Care and Wale's Ambition dropping this month, SOHH is featuring entertainment personalities each day this week naming their most favorite debut LP follow-up and seeing if it survived the often-discussed "sophomore jinx". After Jedi Mind Tricks ran with De La Soul is Dead, The Airplane Boys end things with Kanye West's Late Registration.]

Continue reading "Kanye Did A Great Job In Having Us Along [For] The Journey".

Photo of the Day: Fabolous Gets All Black & Blue

November 20, 2011 12:00 AM

Black & Blue: Def Jam's Fabolous enjoys night life over the weekend.

Photo taken from Fabolous' Twitter

"He's The Hardest New Artist In The Game"

November 19, 2011 11:24 PM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross has already reaped the benefits of artist Wale's Ambition settling in on a huge first-week debut this month and is expecting next-in-line Meek Mill to do the same.

Continue reading "He's The Hardest New Artist In The Game" .

Jay-Z Promises Thrills W/ "Throne" Run, "As You Can See, I Don't Have A Voice"

November 19, 2011 11:06 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z is making sure one of his top priorities is packing thrills and non-stop energy into his current Watch the Throne tour alongside fellow rhyming partner Kanye West.

Continue reading Jay-Z Promises Thrills W/ "Throne" Run, "As You Can See, I Don't Have A Voice" .

UPDATE: SRC Records' Prez Clears Up Asher Roth/Def Jam Signing Confusion

November 19, 2011 10:57 PM

SRC Records' founder/president Steve Rifkind has come forward to confirm reports claiming rapper Asher Roth has signed a deal with Def Jam but said the 26 year-old is still under his wing.

Continue reading UPDATE: SRC Records' Prez Clears Up Asher Roth/Def Jam Signing Confusion.

Chris Brown's Ex-Wifey Slams Sex Tape Rumors

November 19, 2011 6:06 PM

R&B superstar Chris Brown's ex-girlfriend Draya Michele is reportedly catching feelings over rumors of a sex tape featuring her and the "Look At Me Now" hitmaker existing.

Continue reading Chris Brown's Ex-Wifey Slams Sex Tape Rumors .

Kid Cudi Gets Censored, "Some Of Y'All Listen To So Much Ignorant Sh*t"

November 19, 2011 5:27 PM

G.O.O.D. Music rapper Kid Cudi has announced plans to drop a new album, WZRD, which will be radio-friendly by not containing any profanity.

Continue reading Kid Cudi Gets Censored, "Some Of Y'All Listen To So Much Ignorant Sh*t" .

Young Jeezy Co-Signs Jay-Z, Russell Simmons Pro-Protest Stand, "Everybody Should Take Their A** Down There"

November 19, 2011 10:26 AM

Rap mogul Russell Simmons can add another hip-hop star to his list of pro-Occupy Wall Street supporters as Atlanta's Young Jeezy now says he stands behind the publicized movement.

Continue reading Young Jeezy Co-Signs Jay-Z, Russell Simmons Pro-Protest Stand, "Everybody Should Take Their A** Down There".

Ludacris Claims Bill O'Reilly Got Shook Face-To-Face, "There's Nothing He Could Do" [Video]

November 19, 2011 10:12 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris recently revealed a past one-on-one confrontation he had with controversial FOX News television host Bill O'Reilly and how their unexpected face-to-face left him walking away with a check.

Continue reading Ludacris Claims Bill O'Reilly Got Shook Face-To-Face, "There's Nothing He Could Do" [Video].

Diddy, Jay-Z, President Obama, Will Smith & More Bid Heavy D Final Farewell [Video]

November 19, 2011 9:49 AM

Rap moguls Diddy, Jay-Z, Russell Simmons and even President Barack Obama displayed the impact late music icon Heavy D had on them by giving their condolences at his funeral service in Mount Vernon, New York this week.

Continue reading Diddy, Jay-Z, President Obama, Will Smith & More Bid Heavy D Final Farewell [Video].

Eminem Addresses White Rapper Status In Hip-Hop, "We Deal W/ It Enough As It Is"

November 19, 2011 9:27 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem opens up about his and Shady Records' Yelawolf status as white emcees in a predominantly black urban genre and why music outshines everything in the upcoming VIBE magazine.

Continue reading Eminem Addresses White Rapper Status In Hip-Hop, "We Deal W/ It Enough As It Is".

"De La Soul Threw Any Rules That Existed In Rap At The Time Out The F*ckin' Window"

November 19, 2011 12:05 AM

[In recognition of sophomore albums like Drake's Take Care and Wale's Ambition being released this month, SOHH is featuring entertainment personalities each day this week to name their most favorite debut LP follow-up and see if it survived the often-discussed "sophomore jinx". After Amber rose cited a Wiz Khalifa release, Vinnie Paz of Jedi Mind Tricks discusses De La Soul is Dead.]

Continue reading "De La Soul Threw Any Rules That Existed In Rap At The Time Out The F*ckin' Window".

Photo of the Day: Willy Will Hangs W/ Rachel Raben In EMI Studios

November 19, 2011 12:00 AM

Just The Two Of Us: EMI Music's Rachel Raben and Willy Will link in Santa Monica, CA.

Photo credit: GZ Productions

Rick Ross Says Drake Bond Is Deeper Than Rap, "We Stay On Skype"

November 18, 2011 10:00 PM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross has confirmed plans to hook-up with Drake for a new mixtape titled Y.O.L.O. (You Only Live Once) and said their bond is deeper than rap.

Continue reading Rick Ross Says Drake Bond Is Deeper Than Rap, "We Stay On Skype".

Asher Roth Leaves SRC Records, Joins Kanye West & Big Sean's Home Team

November 18, 2011 9:31 PM

Rapper Asher Roth has reportedly parted ways with SRC Records and inked a record contract at the same label home to rap stars Rick Ross, Big Sean and Kanye West. Def Jam.

Continue reading Asher Roth Leaves SRC Records, Joins Kanye West & Big Sean's Home Team.

Lupe Fiasco Detained At LAX Airport, "Officer Was Just Doing Too Much"

November 18, 2011 6:05 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco ran into some trouble at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) this week leading to a brief detainment.

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Detained At LAX Airport, "Officer Was Just Doing Too Much".

President Obama's Failed Goals Fueling Occupy Wall Street, Says Immortal Technique

November 18, 2011 6:00 PM

With the Occupy Wall Street movement continuing to grow stronger with each passing day, rapper Immortal Technique claims President Barack Obama is partially responsible for fueling the protests.

Continue reading President Obama's Failed Goals Fueling Occupy Wall Street, Says Immortal Technique.

"One Thing That Was Very, Very Strange Was When He Embraced Me & Began..."

November 18, 2011 5:30 PM

With Betty Wright's long-awaited Betty Wright: The Movie finally in stores this week, SOHH decided to ask the music veteran about her chemistry alongside the album's executive producer, Questlove.

Continue reading "One Thing That Was Very, Very Strange Was When He Embraced Me & Began..." .

"When You Got Cash Money Bringing In $100 Million, You Have To Look At That Success"

November 18, 2011 4:55 PM

While Kanye West is leaving fans waiting until the spring before putting out a G.O.O.D. Music compilation album, SOHH decided to hit up his longtime producer Ken Lewis to get his take on the upcoming LP.

Continue reading "When You Got Cash Money Bringing In $100 Million, You Have To Look At That Success" .

"We Met These Chicks In Nashville & They Took Us To The Honky-Tonk Bars"

November 18, 2011 4:30 PM

[After hitting the road for the first ever L-R-Generation Tour alongside 9th Wonder and Freddie Gibbs, The Kid Daytona reflects on some of the wildest moments from his eight-city run on the road.]

Continue reading "We Met These Chicks In Nashville & They Took Us To The Honky-Tonk Bars".

"Yo, If Somebody Gets Behind [Nicki Minaj], She's Outta Here"

November 18, 2011 3:30 PM

As this week marks the one-year anniversary of the release of Nicki Minaj's platinum-selling debut, Pink Friday, and SOHH recently spoke with DJ Holiday about the star's commercial success.

Continue reading "Yo, If Somebody Gets Behind [Nicki Minaj], She's Outta Here".

"Heavy D Was In Good Shape, Healthy, No Heart Problems"

November 18, 2011 2:50 PM

Days after late rap icon Heavy D's autopsy report showed inconclusive results, the "Overweight Lover's" brother Floyd Myers has spoken out on his family's loss.

Continue reading "Heavy D Was In Good Shape, Healthy, No Heart Problems" .

Def Jam Exec Addresses Rick Ross' "God Forgives" Delay, "He Physically Wasn't Able To Deal W/ Certain Things"

November 18, 2011 1:10 PM

After Maybach Music Group's Rick Ross hinted at plans to sideline his upcoming God Forgives, I Don't album through 2012 this week, Def Jam Senior VP of Marketing Chris Atlas publicly speaks about the album's pushback.

Continue reading Def Jam Exec Addresses Rick Ross' "God Forgives" Delay, "He Physically Wasn't Able To Deal W/ Certain Things" .

Ludacris Disturbs Big Sean's Peace, "Love & Hip-Hop" Flirts W/ Porn, Drake's Numbers Don't Lie

November 18, 2011 12:35 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we find out that Ludacris' newest mixtape is actually a bomb set to explode on any doggy that's in his way, see why "Love & Hip-Hop" should be called "Love & Porn", bow down to Drake's teary-eyed dominance and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Ludacris Disturbs Big Sean's Peace, "Love & Hip-Hop" Flirts W/ Porn, Drake's Numbers Don't Lie.

Big Sean Responds To Ludacris, "I Ain't Hear Him Say No Name" [Audio]

November 18, 2011 12:20 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean has finally broken his silence on being one of the targets from Ludacris' new "Bada Boom" record and why there are no real issues between them.

Continue reading Big Sean Responds To Ludacris, "I Ain't Hear Him Say No Name" [Audio] .

Jay-Z & Swizz Beatz Energize Street King Movement, Says 50 Cent [Video]

November 18, 2011 11:40 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent's Street King energy shot drink campaign is reportedly catching the attention of hip-hop mogul Jay-Z and producer Swizz Beatz who have both co-signed the rapper's global movement.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Swizz Beatz Energize Street King Movement, Says 50 Cent [Video].

Busta Rhymes Talks Extinction, "End Of The World"

November 18, 2011 11:25 AM

Newly signed Cash Money Records' rapper Busta Rhymes has provided an update for fans awaiting his delayed E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event) 2: End of the World solo album and his thoughts on the Internet's growing popularity.

Continue reading Busta Rhymes Talks Extinction, "End Of The World".

"It's A Mixture Of All Different Types Of Music, It's Not Just Straight Hip-Hop"

November 18, 2011 12:15 AM

[In recognition of anticipated sophomore albums like Drake's Take Care and Wale's Ambition dropping this month, SOHH is featuring entertainment personalities each day this week naming their most favorite debut LP follow-up and seeing if it survived the often-discussed "sophomore jinx". After Big Sean went with Wale's Ambition, Amber Rose picks Wiz Khalifa's Rolling Papers.]

Continue reading "It's A Mixture Of All Different Types Of Music, It's Not Just Straight Hip-Hop".

"Drake Understands Where He Came From, In Terms Of The Underground"

November 18, 2011 12:15 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 hip-hop journalist Adam Bernard gave his fave five earlier this week, fellow veteran music writer Andreas Hale pencils in his Top 5 favorite hip-hop artists.

Continue reading "Drake Understands Where He Came From, In Terms Of The Underground".

Rick Ross/Drake Mixtape Coming: Is The Hood Checkin' For Emo Boss Music?

November 18, 2011 12:05 AM

Mixtapes help keep artists relevant in between albums, back in the day they were used to build a buzz, but clearly times have changed. Recently, Maybach Music boss Rick Ross announced that he would be teaming up with Drake for a mixtape. But is the hood really checkin' for an entire project that pairs Drizzy with Rozay?

Continue reading Rick Ross/Drake Mixtape Coming: Is The Hood Checkin' For Emo Boss Music?.

Loso's Lost His Way: 5 Spots Fabolous Might Be Hiding

November 18, 2011 12:05 AM

[Today, Brooklyn's  F-a-b-o-l-o-u-s hits the big 3-4. In recognition of his special day (and in concern over his current whereabouts), we here at SOHH are on a hunt for Loso! Here are 5 possible situations you might be able to catch Fab in.]

Continue reading Loso's Lost His Way: 5 Spots Fabolous Might Be Hiding .

Photo of the Day: Happy 34th B-Day Fabolous

November 18, 2011 12:00 AM

Make Me Better: SOHH celebrates Fabolous' 34th birthday!

Be sure to check out SOHH's 5 Spots Fabolous Might Be Hiding birthday feature today!

Trina Says Size Is A Big Deal, "You Need Something That's Gonna Bang Your Back Out" [Video]

November 17, 2011 10:25 PM

Miami's Trina may not be ready to dish out her new label situation but the "Diamond Princess" opened up about her marital status and if a man's size truly matters this week.

Continue reading Trina Says Size Is A Big Deal, "You Need Something That's Gonna Bang Your Back Out" [Video].

50 Cent Channels Nas & Notorious B.I.G., "I Have To Make Music That Has What Biggie Offered"

November 17, 2011 9:31 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent provides fans with his state of mind heading into 2009's Before I Self Destruct follow-up album and why it is vital to channel rappers like Nas in the new XXL Magazine.

Continue reading 50 Cent Channels Nas & Notorious B.I.G., "I Have To Make Music That Has What Biggie Offered".

Bow Wow's Cash Money Debut Stays In The Dog House

November 17, 2011 8:35 PM

Fans hoping to get their hands on Bow Wow's long-awaited Cash Money Records debut, Underrated, will have to wait a bit longer as reports claim the LP has been delayed through 2012.

Continue reading Bow Wow's Cash Money Debut Stays In The Dog House.

Birdman & Busta Rhymes Say Respect Their Conglomerate, "We're Gonna Make It Do What It F*cking Do" [Video]

November 17, 2011 5:27 PM

Cash Money Records' Birdman and Busta Rhymes have released a new video detailing their new partnership and what fans can expect in the near future.

Continue reading Birdman & Busta Rhymes Say Respect Their Conglomerate, "We're Gonna Make It Do What It F*cking Do" [Video] .

"All The People We've Seen Overthrown Over The Past Few Years Had Been..."

November 17, 2011 5:20 PM

SOHH recently caught up with Hasan Salaam to get his opinion on the U.S. Government's strategy of sending Muslim-American rappers to the Middle East in hopes of spreading diplomacy.

Continue reading "All The People We've Seen Overthrown Over The Past Few Years Had Been...".

"When Ludacris Ain't Got No Hit Songs, They Godd*mn Milk You For Your Sh*t" [Audio]

November 17, 2011 4:39 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris' new 1.21 Gigawatts mixtape is not only allegedly taking aim at Drake and Big Sean, but former Disturbin' Tha Peace member Shawn J is taking offense to one of the records.

Continue reading "When Ludacris Ain't Got No Hit Songs, They Godd*mn Milk You For Your Sh*t" [Audio] .

Rick Ross Speaks On Wale's Huge "Ambition" First-Week Sales [Video]

November 17, 2011 1:30 PM

Maybach Music Group's Rick Ross has given his reaction to Wale putting on for his label, as his new album Ambition shelled out over 160,000 copies its opening week.

Continue reading Rick Ross Speaks On Wale's Huge "Ambition" First-Week Sales [Video] .

Fabolous' Baby's Mama On Kimbella/Chrissy Lampkin Fight, "She Was Laying Naked On The Floor"

November 17, 2011 1:10 PM

After "Love & Hip-Hop" star Chrissy Lampkin raised viewers' eyebrows this week for attacking video vixen Kimbella upon her admission of previously dating Fabolous, the rapper's baby's mother has come forward with her reaction.

Continue reading Fabolous' Baby's Mama On Kimbella/Chrissy Lampkin Fight, "She Was Laying Naked On The Floor" .

Drake & Busta Rhymes Get Recruited, Help Stiffen iTunes Competition [Video]

November 17, 2011 10:05 AM

Young Money's Drake and newly signed Cash Money Records rapper Busta Rhymes were tagged to help kick-off Google's new Google Music service, which is set to take on digital retailer iTunes.

Continue reading Drake & Busta Rhymes Get Recruited, Help Stiffen iTunes Competition [Video].

Mac Miller On Sliding Off Major Label Offers Into Indie Pool, "We Got The First No. 1 In 16 Years"

November 17, 2011 9:45 AM

Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller has opened up about his new Blue Slide Park album crushing its competition this week and becoming the number one album despite dropping independently.

Continue reading Mac Miller On Sliding Off Major Label Offers Into Indie Pool, "We Got The First No. 1 In 16 Years" .

50 Cent's "SMS Audio" Headphones Finally Tuned In

November 17, 2011 9:23 AM

G-Unit's 50 Cent has reason to smile this week with his new SMS Audio headphones finally getting publicly unveiled after months of hype.

Continue reading 50 Cent's "SMS Audio" Headphones Finally Tuned In .

Rick Ross Blames Seizures On "God Forgives" Possible Delay

November 17, 2011 9:02 AM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross has addressed this week's speculation suggesting his upcoming God Forgives, I Don't solo album will miss its early December scheduled release.

Continue reading Rick Ross Blames Seizures On "God Forgives" Possible Delay.

Busta Rhymes Confirms Cashing In W/ Birdman & Lil Wayne, "Why F*ckin' Stop Now!!"

November 17, 2011 8:42 AM

Flipmode Squad leader Busta Rhymes has confirmed this week's speculation of joining forces with Birdman as the latest signee of Cash Money Records.

Continue reading Busta Rhymes Confirms Cashing In W/ Birdman & Lil Wayne, "Why F*ckin' Stop Now!!" .

"Wale Took Me On The First Tour I Ever Went On"

November 17, 2011 12:15 AM

[In recognition of anticipated sophomore albums like Drake's Take Care and Wale's Ambition dropping this month, SOHH is featuring entertainment personalities each day this week naming some of their favorite debut LP follow-ups and seeing if it survived the often-discussed "sophomore jinx". After R&B diva Syleena Johnson explained why she rolls with Eminem's Marshall Mathers LP, Detroit rhymer Big Sean reps for the recently-released album, Ambition.]

Continue reading "Wale Took Me On The First Tour I Ever Went On".

"Besides My Beautiful Boyfriend Wiz Khalifa, [He's] Literally My Favorite Rapper Ever"

November 17, 2011 12:15 AM

[Master Mixers: With this month's premiere of BET's "Master of the Mix" in full gear, SOHH is featuring two of the show's hosts to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee. After Kid Capri named Ras Kass earlier this week, Amber Rose crowns DMX SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "Besides My Beautiful Boyfriend Wiz Khalifa, [He's] Literally My Favorite Rapper Ever" .

Busta Rhymes Joins YMCMB Fam: Boss Move Or Grand Struggle? [Click Here & Speak]

November 17, 2011 12:05 AM

They say if you can't beat 'em -- join 'em. Well, YMCMB spitter's Lil Wayne and Drake had two of the top-selling albums of 2011, and along with Nicki Minaj the trio are some of the biggest names in Hip Hop music at this point.

Continue reading Busta Rhymes Joins YMCMB Fam: Boss Move Or Grand Struggle? [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: Ken Lewis Kicks Back On His Whip

November 17, 2011 12:00 AM

Vroom Vroom: Award-winning producer Ken Lewis leans back on his whip.

Be sure to peep Ken Lewis discussing Rick Ross' "I Love My B*tches" in his Singled Out feature!

Russell Simmons Addresses Jay-Z's "Occupy All Streets" T-Shirts

November 16, 2011 11:04 PM

Rap mogul Russell Simmons has offered his take on former Def Jam star Jay-Z catching heat last week for selling a pro-Occupy Wall Street t-shirt but not offering the profits to protestors.

Continue reading Russell Simmons Addresses Jay-Z's "Occupy All Streets" T-Shirts .

"I Don't Know Where Dr. Dre Would Do It At Without It Being Crazy Sold Out"

November 16, 2011 9:30 PM

With Dr. Dre recently dishing out plans to possibly go back into deejaying, SOHH reached out to past N.W.A. affiliate/producer Cavie for his take on the Doc's possible career move.

Continue reading "I Don't Know Where Dr. Dre Would Do It At Without It Being Crazy Sold Out".

Chris Brown Melts Down Over Rihanna, "A Lot Of You Wack A** Celebrities Probably Wanna F*ck My Ex"

November 16, 2011 8:35 PM

R&B singer Chris Brown reportedly suffered a Twitter meltdown this week over his ex-romantic flame Rihanna as a result of critics taking shots at him.

Continue reading Chris Brown Melts Down Over Rihanna, "A Lot Of You Wack A** Celebrities Probably Wanna F*ck My Ex" .

Drake's "Take Care" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed

November 16, 2011 4:20 PM

Young Money's Drake appears ready to take on the sophomore jinx as his Take Care solo album is projected to sell up to 725,000 copies in its opening week.

Continue reading Drake's "Take Care" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed .

"We Were All Just In The Studio, Me, Kendrick Lamar & Dr. Dre"

November 16, 2011 3:45 PM

With Dr. Dre announcing plans to take a music hiatus and focus on his family this week, SOHH recently reached out to the producer's protege Slim the Mobster about holding down Aftermath Records.

Continue reading "We Were All Just In The Studio, Me, Kendrick Lamar & Dr. Dre".

"I'm Very Grateful To BET For Taking Notice Of An Independent Artist"

November 16, 2011 3:20 PM

East Coast artist Nitty Scott MC, who gained notoriety after appearing in this year's BET Hip-Hop Awards Cypher, recently explained to SOHH how she became a part of one of the ceremony's most popular segments.

Continue reading "I'm Very Grateful To BET For Taking Notice Of An Independent Artist".

"At The End Of The Day, No Matter What Goes Down, You Need A Buddy"

November 16, 2011 2:50 PM

[As hip-hop continues to produce powerhouse bonds such as Jay-Z/Kanye West, Lil Wayne/Drake and Gucci Mane/Waka Flocka Flame as of late, A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas actress Paula Garces gives her take on why bromances are crucial.]

Continue reading "At The End Of The Day, No Matter What Goes Down, You Need A Buddy" .

Gangsta Boo Regrets Labeling Kreayshawn With The W-Word, "I Was Wrong For Calling Her A Wigger"

November 16, 2011 1:55 PM

Memphis rapper Gangsta Boo recently reflected on patching up her issues with West Coast hip-hop newcomer Kreayshawn and regretted labeling her as a "wigger" in an interview.

Continue reading Gangsta Boo Regrets Labeling Kreayshawn With The W-Word, "I Was Wrong For Calling Her A Wigger" .

Mac Miller Cheeses Atop The Competition, Wale Slips From Top 10, Tech N9ne Sticks Up The Chart

November 16, 2011 12:20 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Mac Miller leads the way at No. 1, Wale finds himself outside of the Top 10 and Tech N9ne shoots his way into the chart.

Continue reading Mac Miller Cheeses Atop The Competition, Wale Slips From Top 10, Tech N9ne Sticks Up The Chart .

Drake Denies Getting The People's Elbow From Chris Brown, "Somebody Would've Got Knocked The F*ck Out"

November 16, 2011 11:35 AM

Young Money star Drake has killed the recent speculation claiming he was attacked by R&B singer Chris Brown earlier this month.

Continue reading Drake Denies Getting The People's Elbow From Chris Brown, "Somebody Would've Got Knocked The F*ck Out" .

Milla Jovovich Co-Signs Ludacris' "Bada Boom"

November 16, 2011 11:20 AM

With Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris' "Bada Boom" circulating online, actress Milla Jovovich has issued her co-sign on the buzzing record.

Continue reading Milla Jovovich Co-Signs Ludacris' "Bada Boom" .

"Talking About Rape & Cutting Bodies Up, It Just Doesn't Interest Me Anymore"

November 16, 2011 11:10 AM

Odd Future leader Tyler, the Creator is gearing for a follow-up to this year's Goblin but is aiming to take a new approach from the content his fans have been accustomed to hearing from the controversial artist.

Continue reading "Talking About Rape & Cutting Bodies Up, It Just Doesn't Interest Me Anymore" .

LudaDiss: Will Big Sean & Drake Fire Back At Ludacris' New Diss Track? [Click Here & Speak]

November 16, 2011 10:05 AM

Well d*mn, Ludacris. You just gonna diss Drake at the same time his new album drops? The homie was probably poolside sipping margarita's, chillin' and sh*t and Lil Twist walks up and tells him sh*t has gotten real.

Continue reading LudaDiss: Will Big Sean & Drake Fire Back At Ludacris' New Diss Track? [Click Here & Speak].

Mac Miller's 'Blue Slide Park' Topples Competition, "Words Can't Explain My Emotion Right Now"

November 16, 2011 9:49 AM

Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller has knocked Justin Bieber from the top as his new Blue Slide Park album debuts at number one with over 144,000 sold copies in just seven days.

Continue reading Mac Miller's 'Blue Slide Park' Topples Competition, "Words Can't Explain My Emotion Right Now" .

"I Think I Weighed About 450, 460 At My Heaviest. I Always Took Pride In Being Fat" [Video]

November 16, 2011 9:25 AM

Terror Squad leader Fat Joe continues to tell his story of shedding nearly 100 pounds earlier this year and what initially made him pack on the weight in a new CNN interview.

Continue reading "I Think I Weighed About 450, 460 At My Heaviest. I Always Took Pride In Being Fat" [Video].

"He's Not Rapping About Bling & Girls, He Can Really Tell A Story"

November 16, 2011 12:15 AM

[In recognition of anticipated sophomore albums like Drake's Take Care and Wale's Ambition dropping this month, SOHH is featuring entertainment personalities each day this week naming their most favorite debut LP follow-up and seeing if it survived the often-discussed "sophomore jinx". After New York rappers Donny Goines and Kid Daytona picked Nas' It Was Written, R&B diva Syleena Johnson rolls with Eminem's Marshall Mathers LP.]

Continue reading "He's Not Rapping About Bling & Girls, He Can Really Tell A Story" .

"What Fresh Prince Did Is Something A Lot Of People Don't Recognize"

November 16, 2011 12:15 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 Boston's R.E.K.S. served up his own 5 fave emcees, veteran music journalist Adam Bernard scribbles out his own Top 5 rhyme spitters.

Continue reading "What Fresh Prince Did Is Something A Lot Of People Don't Recognize".

Photo of the Day: Cavie & DMX Link Up

November 16, 2011 12:00 AM

Bonkers: West Coast producer Cavie hooks up with DMX.

Be sure to peep Cavie detailing DMX & N.O.R.E.'s "Electrolytes" in his Singled Out feature!

Ludacris Airs Out Drake & Big Sean, "Counterfeit Rappers Say I'm Stealing They Flows" [Audio]

November 15, 2011 10:57 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris has finally responded to Drake and taken aim at Big Sean after getting accused of using the "Supa Dupa" flow pioneered from Kanye West's protege.

Continue reading Ludacris Airs Out Drake & Big Sean, "Counterfeit Rappers Say I'm Stealing They Flows" [Audio].

"The Song Is All About Power"

November 15, 2011 6:00 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After Watch the Throne contributor Ken Lewis decodes the new Rick Ross "I Love My B*tches" record, Juvenile explains the true definition of "Power".]

Continue reading "The Song Is All About Power".

Erick Sermon Cuts Open Heart Attack Details, "I Scared Myself"

November 15, 2011 4:15 PM

EPMD's Erick Sermon has stepped up with details to calm hip-hop fans worrying over his health condition after suffering a heart attack just a few days ago.

Continue reading Erick Sermon Cuts Open Heart Attack Details, "I Scared Myself" .

Fabolous' Ex-Wifey Refuses To Go Loso's Way, "I'm Not Giving Him Anymore 5 Minutes Of Fame"

November 15, 2011 4:05 PM

Dipset rapper Juelz Santana's girlfriend/video vixen Kimbella recently opened up about her involvement in the new season of VH1's "Love & Hip-Hop" and why fans won't hear her bigging up ex-boyfriend/rapper Fabolous anymore.

Continue reading Fabolous' Ex-Wifey Refuses To Go Loso's Way, "I'm Not Giving Him Anymore 5 Minutes Of Fame" .

"She Didn't Record Like 2Pac"

November 15, 2011 4:00 PM

Although late British singer Amy Winehouse has her Lioness: Hidden Treasures posthumous album dropping in just a few weeks, producer Salaam Remi promises she did not have a secret overload of unreleased records.

Continue reading "She Didn't Record Like 2Pac" .

"There Was A Ton Of Work Done W/ This Just Blaze & Rick Ross Record"

November 15, 2011 4:00 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After producer Cavie revealed how N.O.R.E. and DMX's "Electrolytes" remix came together, Watch the Throne contributor Ken Lewis decodes the new Rick Ross "I Love My B*tches" record.]

Continue reading "There Was A Ton Of Work Done W/ This Just Blaze & Rick Ross Record".

"Betty Wright: The Movie": "I Don't Let The Industry Tell Me What To Do"

November 15, 2011 3:30 PM

[With the new release of her Betty Wright: The Movie album finally in stores, the legendary R&B singer Betty Wright gives you her Top 5 reasons to buy her Questlove-produced new LP.]

Continue reading "Betty Wright: The Movie": "I Don't Let The Industry Tell Me What To Do".

"When [Nicki Minaj] Came On The Set I Was Like, 'Man She Fine As Sh*t'"

November 15, 2011 1:15 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After New York rapper The Kid Daytona explains why "God Is Good", G.O.O.D. Music MC Big Sean tells why he asked Nicki Minaj to "Dance".]

Continue reading "When [Nicki Minaj] Came On The Set I Was Like, 'Man She Fine As Sh*t'".

Heavy D's Autopsy Results Revealed, Family Issues Statement

November 15, 2011 12:55 PM

Today, late hip-hop icon Heavy D's autopsy results have been revealed, leaving fans hoping for an explanation to his passing last week unsatisfied.

Continue reading Heavy D's Autopsy Results Revealed, Family Issues Statement .

Drake, "Take Care"

November 15, 2011 12:10 PM

Hip-hop's moodiest MC is back and ready to serve his fans another heaping helping of sorrow as Drake's highly anticipated album, Take Care, officially goes on sale today.

Continue reading Drake, "Take Care".

"Assassin's Creed: Revelations"

November 15, 2011 12:00 PM

Video game addicts thirsting for virtual blood splatter and sleek crime-free murder need look no further than their local gaming outlet this week with the new release of Assassin's Creed: Revelations.

Continue reading "Assassin's Creed: Revelations".

UPDATE: Jay-Z's "Occupy All Streets" T-Shirt Dispute Ironed Out

November 15, 2011 11:50 AM

Days after rap mogul Jay-Z's "Occupy All Streets" t-shirts were reportedly removed from Rocawear's clothing website, the motivational line is back for sale.

Continue reading UPDATE: Jay-Z's "Occupy All Streets" T-Shirt Dispute Ironed Out.

Drake Wants The Big O, "I Wish I Dated Oprah"

November 15, 2011 11:40 AM

Young Money star Drake recently opened up about his ideal woman and what he strives for in a romantic relationship.

Continue reading Drake Wants The Big O, "I Wish I Dated Oprah".

Lil Wayne To Rap Newcomers: "This Sh*t Ain't Guaranteed"

November 15, 2011 11:00 AM

Young Money boss Lil Wayne gives his opinion on the state of hip-hop and why aspiring artists should reconsider their decision to become rappers in the new VIBE magazine.

Continue reading Lil Wayne To Rap Newcomers: "This Sh*t Ain't Guaranteed" .

No NBA? No Problem: Kobe Bryant's Secret Hustle [Click Here & Speak]

November 15, 2011 8:35 AM

Sh*t has gotten real. There will be no NBA this year. Sorry. I know, I know. Save your tears, it's time to man up, realize there's nothing we can do about it and pull ourselves together. The National Basketball Players Association, is saying all talks have "completely broken down."

Continue reading No NBA? No Problem: Kobe Bryant's Secret Hustle [Click Here & Speak].

"Me & My Friends Were Just Thinking He Was The Most Incredible Rapper Ever In Life"

November 15, 2011 12:15 AM

[In recognition of anticipated sophomore albums like Drake's Take Care and Wale's Ambition dropping this month, SOHH is featuring entertainment personalities each day this week naming their most favorite debut LP follow-up and seeing if it survived the often-discussed "sophomore jinx". After ex-Little Brother members 9th Wonder and Big gave props to OutKast's ATLiens, New York rappers Donny Goines and Kid Daytona pick Nas' It Was Written.]

Continue reading "Me & My Friends Were Just Thinking He Was The Most Incredible Rapper Ever In Life".

"The Thing About Him Is He Goes Over People's Heads"

November 15, 2011 12:15 AM

[Master Mixers: With this month's premiere of BET's "Master of the Mix" in full gear, SOHH is featuring two of the show's hosts to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee. After Donny Goines named Skyzoo last week, DJ Kid Capri crowns Ras Kass SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "The Thing About Him Is He Goes Over People's Heads".

DJ Khaled's Gotta Story To Tell...Drake?

November 15, 2011 12:10 AM

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

Continue reading DJ Khaled's Gotta Story To Tell...Drake?.

"I Remember Everybody Saying How Great He Sounded On It, But Then He Passed Away"

November 15, 2011 12:05 AM

[In celebration of late rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard's 43rd birthday, New York rapper The Kid Daytona reflects on the Wu-Tang Clan member's impact on his life.]

Continue reading "I Remember Everybody Saying How Great He Sounded On It, But Then He Passed Away" .

"He Got This Look In His Face Like, 'Yo, You Did This For DMX!?'"

November 15, 2011 12:05 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After Rapper Big Pooh put us on to "Make It Thru" last week, producer Cavie explains how he managed to get DMX, N.O.R.E. and Macy Gray on the "Electrolytes" remix.]

Continue reading "He Got This Look In His Face Like, 'Yo, You Did This For DMX!?'".

Photo of the Day: Drake & DJ Khaled Chop It Up (Cap Diss)

November 15, 2011 12:00 AM

We The Best: Young Money's Drake chops it up with Miami's DJ Khaled.

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

Dr. Dre Presses Music's Pause Button, "I'ma Take A Little Bit Of A Break" [Video]

November 14, 2011 9:20 PM

Aftermath Records head Dr. Dre has decided to kick back and enjoy life by announcing plans to take an extended music hiatus after 27 years of hard work in the studio.

Continue reading Dr. Dre Presses Music's Pause Button, "I'ma Take A Little Bit Of A Break" [Video] .

Trina Gives Kreayshawan & V-Nasty An N-Word Pass, "I Don't See What The Big Deal Is"

November 14, 2011 5:45 PM

After West Coast white female rappers Kreayshawn and V-Nasty made headlines for their brazen use of the controversial term "n*gga" last summer, Miami's Trina speaks on why she feels the White Girl Mob's actions are permissible.

Continue reading Trina Gives Kreayshawan & V-Nasty An N-Word Pass, "I Don't See What The Big Deal Is" .

Drake Says He'd Never Have Recorded "H.A.M." Verse, "Wayne Is The Reason I'm Here"

November 14, 2011 4:20 PM

While the buzz between Lil Wayne and Jay-Z going at each other's necks has died down, Young Money's Drake now claims he would never have recorded a verse to the Watch the Throne "H.A.M." single out of respect to Weezy.

Continue reading Drake Says He'd Never Have Recorded "H.A.M." Verse, "Wayne Is The Reason I'm Here" .

Lil B Says 'I Got AIDS' On New Song, "I Should Have Used A Condom" [Audio]

November 14, 2011 4:15 PM

West Coast rapper Lil B continues his eyes-opening run just months after dropping his I'm Gay (I'm Happy) album with the release of a new song called "I Got AIDS (AIDS Awareness Song)."

Continue reading Lil B Says 'I Got AIDS' On New Song, "I Should Have Used A Condom" [Audio] .

"People Always Act Like I Spend My Life Crying In A Dark Room"

November 14, 2011 4:05 PM

Young Money star Drake opens up about people's misconceptions of himself and how he ultimately hopes to be remembered as a hip-hop entertainer in the new GQ Magazine.

Continue reading "People Always Act Like I Spend My Life Crying In A Dark Room" .

Notorious B.I.G. Wanted A 'Heavy' Duet LP, Says Lil Cease [Video]

November 14, 2011 4:05 PM

Following the unexpected passing of hip-hop veteran Heavy D last week, Junior M.A.F.I.A. rapper Lil Cease now claims there were plans for the "Overweight Lover" to link with late rap icon Notorious B.I.G. for a collaborative project.

Continue reading Notorious B.I.G. Wanted A 'Heavy' Duet LP, Says Lil Cease [Video].

"I'm Not A Battle Rapper & It Just Shows You Don't Have To Be One"

November 14, 2011 3:30 PM

[With Paul Wall's new Battle Rap Stars iPhone app currently in stores, the "People's Champ" now reflects on his latest business venture, as well as juggling his other investments.]

Continue reading "I'm Not A Battle Rapper & It Just Shows You Don't Have To Be One".

"Embedded": "It's Produced By The Same Guy That Did Jay-Z's First Album"

November 14, 2011 1:35 PM

[With the new release of his highly-anticipated Embedded solo album dropping tomorrow, West Coast rapper Locksmith gives you his Top 5 reasons to pick up the LP.]

Continue reading "Embedded": "It's Produced By The Same Guy That Did Jay-Z's First Album".

"Obama Is Our First Hip-Hop President"

November 14, 2011 1:05 PM

With renowned painter Justin Bua's Legend of Hip-Hop's book finally in stores, SOHH reached out to find out why a portrait of U.S. President Barack Obama made the book's final cut.

Continue reading "Obama Is Our First Hip-Hop President".

Jay-Z Reveals Father's Alcohol Struggles, "He Was Gone"

November 14, 2011 12:20 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z opens up about the distant relationship he had with his late father, Adnis Reeves, and how his battle with alcohol ultimately took his life in the new GQ Magazine.

Continue reading Jay-Z Reveals Father's Alcohol Struggles, "He Was Gone".

Machine Gun Kelly Brings The Rage Outta Drake [Video]

November 14, 2011 11:45 AM

Young Money star Drake showed off his respect for the "Rage" movement over the weekend by bringing out Cleveland's own Machine Gun Kelly during his Club Paradise tour stop.

Continue reading Machine Gun Kelly Brings The Rage Outta Drake [Video] .

Hide Ya Kids And Ya Wife, T.I. Remixin' Everybody: 3 Hot Songs TIP Assaults & Batters [Click Here & Speak]

November 14, 2011 11:05 AM

If T.I. gets locked up again, it'll be for his musical killing spree. Ever since he stepped outta the joint, TIP has been killin' any and every tracks he can get his hands on. Many of the tracks aren't even official remixes, but hey, good music is good music.

Continue reading Hide Ya Kids And Ya Wife, T.I. Remixin' Everybody: 3 Hot Songs TIP Assaults & Batters [Click Here & Speak].

French Montana Hints At Jay-Z, Kanye West, Rick Ross & Diddy Label Deal Offers

November 14, 2011 9:37 AM

While buzz surrounding New York rapper French Montana continues to intensify, the former Konvict Muzik artist is now hinting at possible offers from Jay-Z, Diddy and more.

Continue reading French Montana Hints At Jay-Z, Kanye West, Rick Ross & Diddy Label Deal Offers.

Erick Sermon Comes Forward, Breaks Silence Following Heart Attack

November 14, 2011 9:19 AM

EPMD's Erick Sermon has come forward to update fans on his current condition after making weekend headlines for suffering from a heart attack.

Continue reading Erick Sermon Comes Forward, Breaks Silence Following Heart Attack.

"[That Album] Let The World Know That OutKast Could Compete With Anybody"

November 14, 2011 12:05 AM

[In recognition of anticipated sophomore albums such as Drake's Take Care and Wale's Ambition dropping this month, SOHH is featuring entertainment personalities each day this week to name their most favorite debut LP follow-up and see if it survived the often-discussed "sophomore jinx". Today, ex-Little Brother members 9th Wonder and Big give props to OutKast's ATLiens.]

Continue reading "[That Album] Let The World Know That OutKast Could Compete With Anybody".

Photo of the Day: Sophomore Albums Week Program

November 14, 2011 12:00 AM

This week, SOHH's featuring entertainment personalities each day to reveal their all-time favorite sophomore rap albums. Did their picks survive the sophomore jinx? Find out!

Be sure to check out 9th Wonder & Big Pooh's favorite sophomore LP today!

Occupy All Streets: Is Jay-Z's Fashion Move Pimpin' Out A Movement? [Click Here & Speak]

November 13, 2011 4:30 PM

Warning: This is an Illuminati speculation-free zone. If you're looking for conspiracy theories as to why the Watch the Throne cover was really a shout out to the devil, look elsewhere, real rap. The idea today is to have a bit of discourse on Rocawear's "Occupy All Streets" line of t-shirts, which rapper/mogul Jay-Z was recently seen rocking with pride.

Continue reading Occupy All Streets: Is Jay-Z's Fashion Move Pimpin' Out A Movement? [Click Here & Speak].

Future Names His Two Favorite Rappers, "He'll Just Do Anything"

November 13, 2011 10:01 AM

Atlanta rap newcomer Future recently talked about how he sees his career shaping up and who are a couple of his all-time favorite rap stars.

Continue reading Future Names His Two Favorite Rappers, "He'll Just Do Anything" .

Drake Reveals "Take Care" First-Week Sales Hope, "That's The Golden Number For Anyone"

November 13, 2011 9:38 AM

Just 48 hours away from the long-awaited release of Drake's Take Care album, the Young Money star has weighed in on how he sees his upcoming first-week sales.

Continue reading Drake Reveals "Take Care" First-Week Sales Hope, "That's The Golden Number For Anyone" .

UPDATE: Jay-Z's "Occupy All Streets" T-Shirts Mysteriously Disappear, Dropped From Rocawear Site

November 13, 2011 9:26 AM

After rap mogul Jay-Z sparked mixed reactions by revealing plans to sell "Occupy All Streets" t-shirts which would not financially benefit Occupy Wall Street protestors, Rocawear has reportedly dropped the campaign.

Continue reading UPDATE: Jay-Z's "Occupy All Streets" T-Shirts Mysteriously Disappear, Dropped From Rocawear Site.

Bun B Would Join Slaughterhouse, Joe Budden Says Sophomore LP Nearly Done [Video]

November 13, 2011 9:01 AM

UGK's Bun B recently dished out his thoughts on Shady Records' Slaughterhouse and has sparked online speculation on an interest in joining the four-man crew.

Continue reading Bun B Would Join Slaughterhouse, Joe Budden Says Sophomore LP Nearly Done [Video].

Photo of the Day: Jay-Z, Nicki Minaj & Kanye West Team Up

November 13, 2011 12:55 AM

Three's Company: Jay-Z, Nicki Minaj and Kanye West show off their star power.

Photo taken from Nicki Minaj's Twitter

"I Didn't See Signs Of Trouble Or Anything [Bad] When It Came To ODB"

November 13, 2011 12:15 AM

[In recognizance of  the anniversary of the passing of Wu-Tang rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard, Brooklyn rapper Donny Goines shares his favorite memories of the ODB's unforgettable character.]

Continue reading "I Didn't See Signs Of Trouble Or Anything [Bad] When It Came To ODB" .

Young Jeezy Shoots Down Rick Ross Beef, "I Don't Need Propaganda To Sell My Records" [Video]

November 12, 2011 7:06 PM

On the verge of dropping the long-delayed Thug Motivation 103 LP, Atlanta's Young Jeezy has finally laid his Rick Ross issues to rest and said he has never had a serious problem with the "Boss."

Continue reading Young Jeezy Shoots Down Rick Ross Beef, "I Don't Need Propaganda To Sell My Records" [Video].

Juelz Santana Arrested For Making Terrorist Threats, Rapper Responds

November 12, 2011 6:19 PM

Dipset's Juelz Santana is generating headlines this week for reportedly getting arrested on suspicion of making terrorist threats.

Continue reading Juelz Santana Arrested For Making Terrorist Threats, Rapper Responds .

BREAKING: Erick Sermon Suffers Heart Attack, 9th Wonder & Russell Simmons React

November 12, 2011 5:51 PM

Just days after the passing of hip-hop icon Heavy D, the rap world has learned EPMD's Erick Sermon suffered a heart attack this weekend.

Continue reading BREAKING: Erick Sermon Suffers Heart Attack, 9th Wonder & Russell Simmons React .

"I'm Makin' Music People Can Ride To, Smoke To And Have Sex To ..."

November 12, 2011 2:00 PM

Currently riding the wave of his hit video and remix to "Dance (A$$)", Detroit rapper Big Sean recently sat down with SOHH to discussed his presence in the hip-hop game.

Continue reading "I'm Makin' Music People Can Ride To, Smoke To And Have Sex To ...".

Drake Gives Up Grammy Dream, "The One That Really Got To Me Was When I Lost To 'D.O.A.' For 'Best I Ever Had'"

November 12, 2011 8:57 AM

Young Money star Drake recently opened up about his current feeling toward the annual Grammy Awards ceremony and why he has finally given up hope on trying to win a gold trophy.

Continue reading Drake Gives Up Grammy Dream, "The One That Really Got To Me Was When I Lost To 'D.O.A.' For 'Best I Ever Had'" .

G-Dep's Wife Inks Emotional Open Letter, "No One Can Understand The Pain I Felt In My Heart"

November 12, 2011 8:48 AM

Nearly two months after incarcerated rapper G-Dep turned down a guilty plea deal in his 1993 fatal shooting case, the former Bad Boy Records artist's wife has come forward with an open letter.

Continue reading G-Dep's Wife Inks Emotional Open Letter, "No One Can Understand The Pain I Felt In My Heart" .

Jay-Z's "Occupy All Streets" T-Shirts Not Aiding Wall Street Protests

November 12, 2011 8:38 AM

Despite the hype behind Jay-Z getting behind the current Occupy Wall Street protest courtesy of a new line of "Occupy All Streets" t-shirts, new reports claim the monetary benefits will not fuel the movement.

Continue reading Jay-Z's "Occupy All Streets" T-Shirts Not Aiding Wall Street Protests .

"Uncharted 3": "Nathan Drake Kicks Serious A** [Fighting] To Overcome His Deepest Fears"

November 12, 2011 8:25 AM

[With the new release of Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception finally in stores, Naughy Dog Game Designer Kurt Margenau gives you his Top 5 reasons why this game is a must-have heading into the holidays.]

Continue reading "Uncharted 3": "Nathan Drake Kicks Serious A** [Fighting] To Overcome His Deepest Fears".

Juvenile On "Take Care" Premature Leak Hurting Drake's Sales, "It's Crazy 'Cause The Album Is Stupid"

November 12, 2011 8:11 AM

Former Cash Money Records' artist Juvenile recently weighed in on Drake's highly anticipated Take Care album prematurely hitting the Internet and if the leak will ultimately hurt Drizzy's sales.

Continue reading Juvenile On "Take Care" Premature Leak Hurting Drake's Sales, "It's Crazy 'Cause The Album Is Stupid" .

Photo of the Day: Amber Rose Stares Down The Competition

November 12, 2011 12:00 AM

There Is No Competition: "Master of the Mix" judge Amber Rose gives a blank stare to the onlookers.

Photo taken from Amber Rose's Twitter

"This Was One Of The Most Hardest Processes I've Ever Done As An Artist"

November 11, 2011 10:05 PM

[With today's new release of his Success Served Cold street album, New York rapper Donny Goines thinks back to the project's early beginnings and overall creation.]

Continue reading "This Was One Of The Most Hardest Processes I've Ever Done As An Artist".

Amber Rose Names Her Biggest Idol, "Most Of My Persona Has A Lot To Do With Him"

November 11, 2011 6:45 PM

Video vixen Amber Rose is proving her love for music is deeper than rap by revealing one of her biggest inspirations is Guns N'Roses guitarist Slash.

Continue reading Amber Rose Names Her Biggest Idol, "Most Of My Persona Has A Lot To Do With Him" .

Kanye West To Big Sean, "You're Gonna Be The Best Rapper" [Video]

November 11, 2011 5:15 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean recently talked about the confidence Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has in him, including bestowing to him a huge co-sign while standing next to the self-proclaimed "Best Rapper Alive", Jay-Z.

Continue reading Kanye West To Big Sean, "You're Gonna Be The Best Rapper" [Video].

DJ Whoo Kid Addresses 50 Cent's Multiple New LP Setbacks [Video]

November 11, 2011 4:25 PM

As fans continue to wait for 50 Cent's long-awaited follow-up to 2009's Before I Self Destruct, G-Unit's DJ Whoo Kid has offered his take on why the album has suffered multiple pushbacks.

Continue reading DJ Whoo Kid Addresses 50 Cent's Multiple New LP Setbacks [Video] .

Juvenile Closes The Book On Cash Money, "There's Definitely Not Any Beef"

November 11, 2011 4:25 PM

Former Cash Money Records artist Juvenile has cleared the air and let fans know despite no longer being under Birdman's wings, there is no bad blood between them.

Continue reading Juvenile Closes The Book On Cash Money, "There's Definitely Not Any Beef" .

Drake Reveals One Of His Biggest Fears, "My Heart Would Be Beating Out Of My Chest If I Ever..."

November 11, 2011 4:20 PM

Young Money star Drake recently divulged into his love for the battle rap scene and why despite his confidence as an emcee, he could never see himself going head-to-head in a cypher.

Continue reading Drake Reveals One Of His Biggest Fears, "My Heart Would Be Beating Out Of My Chest If I Ever..." .

"There Are A Lot Of Rappers Doing It For The Wrong Reasons"

November 11, 2011 3:45 PM

Tarheel State rapper Big Pooh recently shared his thoughts on rappers spitting without a purpose and misrepresenting themselves on the mic.

Continue reading "There Are A Lot Of Rappers Doing It For The Wrong Reasons".

"The Perfect Gift": "He Was So Nervous But I Held His Hand & He Did A Really Good Job"

November 11, 2011 2:40 PM

[With the new release of The Perfect Gift in stores nationwide, actress Golden Brooks gives you her Top 5 reasons why you need this holiday DVD in your stash.]

Continue reading "The Perfect Gift": "He Was So Nervous But I Held His Hand & He Did A Really Good Job".

"It's A Terrible Problem, Especially In The South Because It's So Acceptable To Be Big"

November 11, 2011 1:00 PM

[With Fat Joe shocking the hip-hop world last summer by losing nearly 100 pounds, fellow slimmer rapper Paul Wall speaks on shaking the weight and his take on the Terror Squad leader's healthy power move.]

Continue reading "It's A Terrible Problem, Especially In The South Because It's So Acceptable To Be Big".

Heavy D's Death Shocks The World, Wale & Mac Miller's First-Week Sales Explode, Amber Rose Kisses Haters Away

November 11, 2011 12:15 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we mourn the unexpected loss of rap pioneer Heavy D, try to figure out how Wale and Mac Miller are selling more units than your favorite rapper(s), let Amber Rose glow above her haters and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Heavy D's Death Shocks The World, Wale & Mac Miller's First-Week Sales Explode, Amber Rose Kisses Haters Away.

"You Will Never See Me Rapping Or Trying To Put Out A Hip-Hop Album"

November 11, 2011 12:00 PM

With Wu-Tang Clan's RZA adding another acting credit to his resume with his A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas cameo, SOHH reached out to actress Paula Garces for her reaction to the rapper-turned-actor's performance.

Continue reading "You Will Never See Me Rapping Or Trying To Put Out A Hip-Hop Album".

Future Says He's Gotta Crush On Drake's Ex-Girlfriend, "I Need To Spank Her For Being Bad"

November 11, 2011 11:30 AM

Atlanta rap newcomer Future may have an early Valentine's Day dream date stirring up, as he has labeled Drake's ex-girlfriend/singer Rihanna as a hot pretty thing.

Continue reading Future Says He's Gotta Crush On Drake's Ex-Girlfriend, "I Need To Spank Her For Being Bad" .

Amber Rose Won't Keep Kanye West's Love Locked Down, "I Will Never Get Back W/ Him"

November 11, 2011 9:40 AM

Video vixen Amber Rose has killed rumors and speculation suggesting after Kanye West publicly apologized to her at a Philadelphia concert, there may still be a chance of them hooking up.

Continue reading Amber Rose Won't Keep Kanye West's Love Locked Down, "I Will Never Get Back W/ Him".

Michael Jackson's Doctor Breaks Silence, "I Would Hate To Put Blame On Michael As An Individual"

November 11, 2011 9:12 AM

Late pop icon Michael Jackson's personal doctor Conrad Murray spoke out on the trial which ultimately found him guilty of involuntary manslaughter this week.

Continue reading Michael Jackson's Doctor Breaks Silence, "I Would Hate To Put Blame On Michael As An Individual" .

"If It Wasn't For ATCQ, A Lot Of Rappers Today Wouldn't Even Exist"

November 11, 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 Harlem's A$AP Rocky dished out his top five emcees, Boston's R.E.K.S. serves up his own slew of lyrical greats.

Continue reading "If It Wasn't For ATCQ, A Lot Of Rappers Today Wouldn't Even Exist" .

Photo of the Day: Fat Joe & Jennifer Lopez Get Cozy

November 11, 2011 12:00 AM

Jenny From The Bronx: Terror Squad's Fat Joe shows love to Jennifer Lopez.

Photo taken from Fat Joe's Twitter

Fat Joe Inks Open Letter To Big Pun, "Still To This Day, I Haven't Heard A Better Rapper Yet"

November 10, 2011 11:14 PM

In honor of today marking the 40th birthday of late rapper Big Pun, Terror Squad leader Fat Joe has inked an open letter in his memory.

Continue reading Fat Joe Inks Open Letter To Big Pun, "Still To This Day, I Haven't Heard A Better Rapper Yet" .

Trina Slips N Slides To New Label Home, Maybach Music Group Rumors Emerge

November 10, 2011 10:59 PM

Miami rapper Trina is currently rumored to be heading to Rick Ross' ever-growing Maybach Music Group as new reports claim she is no longer associated with former label home Slip-N-Slide Records.

Continue reading Trina Slips N Slides To New Label Home, Maybach Music Group Rumors Emerge.

Fabolous Says There's Still No Competition, Brings Death In 3's

November 10, 2011 4:10 PM

Brooklyn rapper Fabolous is once again resorting to the underground scene with the new announcement that he is putting together a There Is No Competition 3: Death Comes in 3's.

Continue reading Fabolous Says There's Still No Competition, Brings Death In 3's.

Drake Names His All-Time Fave Lil Wayne Verse

November 10, 2011 4:10 PM

Young Money star Drake recently talked about his boss, Lil Wayne, and which of the seemingly endless Weezy verses clearly stands out as his favorite.

Continue reading Drake Names His All-Time Fave Lil Wayne Verse .

Juvenile Loves The Way Drake Backs That Azz Up, "He Did A Great Job"

November 10, 2011 3:50 PM

Former Cash Money Records rapper Juvenile has shared his reaction to Young Money's Drake borrowing his infamous "Back That Thang Up" 1999 hit for his new Take Care sophomore album record, "Practice."

Continue reading Juvenile Loves The Way Drake Backs That Azz Up, "He Did A Great Job" .

Jim Jones' Ex-Manager Confronts Robbery Connection Speculation

November 10, 2011 3:30 PM

Dipset rapper Jim Jones' former manager Yandy Smith has come forward to address the rumors claiming she is responsible for setting him up in a botched robbery attempt last month.

Continue reading Jim Jones' Ex-Manager Confronts Robbery Connection Speculation .

"If There Is A 'Detox', Then Game Is On It More Than Once"

November 10, 2011 12:00 PM

While fans continue to wait for Dr. Dre to announce a Detox album release date, Aftermath protege Game said they can expect to hear him on the long-delayed LP multiple times.

Continue reading "If There Is A 'Detox', Then Game Is On It More Than Once" .

Drake Finally Addresses Little Brother Conflict, "That Was My Fault & I Do Apologize To Phonte"

November 10, 2011 9:56 AM

Young Money star Drake has finally addressed ex-Little Brother member Phonte's accusations of dodging him and 9th Wonder for a collaboration despite giving them multiple public accolades.

Continue reading Drake Finally Addresses Little Brother Conflict, "That Was My Fault & I Do Apologize To Phonte" .

"A Lot Of People Think I'm A Filthy Wh*re, They Think I Leak My [Nude] Pictures, They Think I Use People..."

November 10, 2011 9:47 AM

Video vixen Amber Rose has come forward to address her recent issues with New York's Hot 97 radio veteran Funkmaster Flex and said fans can expect to see them publicly squash their beef.

Continue reading "A Lot Of People Think I'm A Filthy Wh*re, They Think I Leak My [Nude] Pictures, They Think I Use People..." .

DMX Shows Off His Sucking Skills, "Broom, Vacuum, Mop, Whatever"

November 10, 2011 9:35 AM

New York rap veteran DMX proved his cleaning habit is bigger than a South Carolina Waffle House by getting caught vacuuming up a nightclub this week.

Continue reading DMX Shows Off His Sucking Skills, "Broom, Vacuum, Mop, Whatever".

"It Was Worth Every Penny, But It Wasn't $3 MIllion In His Pocket"

November 10, 2011 9:23 AM

As speculation continues to intensify surrounding Harlem rap newcomer A$AP Rocky's $3 million signing to Polo Grounds/RCA, the company's president Bryan Leach has ironed out the confusion.

Continue reading "It Was Worth Every Penny, But It Wasn't $3 MIllion In His Pocket" .

Mac Miller's "Blue Slide Park" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed

November 10, 2011 9:04 AM

Rap newcomer Mac Miller's Blue Slide Park is in store for a huge opening week with estimates reaching nearly 200,000 in just its first seven days on retail outlet shelves.

Continue reading Mac Miller's "Blue Slide Park" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed.

"The Ills Of The World Are A Subject That People Avoid Talking About"

November 10, 2011 8:15 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After New York rapper The Kid Daytona explains why "God Is Good", ex-Little Brother MC Big Pooh talks about his new song "Make it Thru".]

Continue reading "The Ills Of The World Are A Subject That People Avoid Talking About".

Can Hip Hop Save The World: Government Wants To Send Rappers To The Middle East [Click Here & Speak]

November 10, 2011 1:00 AM

Rap music has stretched beyond the neighborhood block party and spread out to the other side of the map. You've got cats from all over the globe cranking out rap tunes in their native tongue, fans from foreign lands learning the words to songs by Eminem, Jay-Z and others. And even if they don't quite know what the lyrics mean, it's the power and passion behind the voice that makes them connect to some of America's biggest artists.

Continue reading Can Hip Hop Save The World: Government Wants To Send Rappers To The Middle East [Click Here & Speak].

"He Has A Lot Of Things Many People Would Die For & Co-Signed By Some Of The Greatest Legends"

November 10, 2011 12:15 AM

[Bucktown To DuckDown: With rappers continuing to make their hustle on the indie level but mainstream exposure, this week SOHH is featuring entertainment personalities naming an underground emcee they feel is the most slept on. After Harlem rapper Smoke DZA gave Sean Price the title earlier this week, New York's Donny Goines crowns Duck Down's Skyzoo SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He Has A Lot Of Things Many People Would Die For & Co-Signed By Some Of The Greatest Legends" .

Photo of the Day: Rapper Big Pooh Goes Planking & He Can't Get Up

November 10, 2011 12:00 AM

Planking Gone Wild: North Carolina rap veteran Big Pooh reclines for a quick power nap.

Be sure to check out Big Pooh's "Make It Thru" Singled Out feature today!

"Kanye West Really Wants To Make The Grammy-Winning Album Of The Year Every Year"

November 9, 2011 11:15 PM

[With Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne album having recently reached platinum status, contributing producer Ken Lewls reflects on the LP's expected longstanding effect and other rap stars teaming up for joint efforts.]

Continue reading "Kanye West Really Wants To Make The Grammy-Winning Album Of The Year Every Year" .

"Amy [Winehouse] Sang On Songs That We Never Put Out W/ Nas"

November 9, 2011 10:00 PM

With the late Amy Winehouse's current Nas-featured "Like Smoke" currently circulating across the Internet, producer Salaam Remi explains how the duo's music never got out to the public until now.

Continue reading "Amy [Winehouse] Sang On Songs That We Never Put Out W/ Nas" .

Pitbull Barks Back At Lindsay Lohan

November 9, 2011 5:00 PM

Miami rapper Pitbull has decided to fight back against Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan months after filing a defamation lawsuit on him for name dropping her on his "Give Me Everything" hit single.

Continue reading Pitbull Barks Back At Lindsay Lohan.

"He's Going To Give You The Signature Look Where He Could Kill You W/ One Stare"

November 9, 2011 4:55 PM

[With A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas still leaving fans laughing-out-loud from the weekend, actress Paula Garces recalls finding out gang banger-turned-actor Danny Trejos would play her father in the flick.]

Continue reading "He's Going To Give You The Signature Look Where He Could Kill You W/ One Stare" .

Amber Rose Finally Clears Up Wiz Khalifa Marriage Confusion

November 9, 2011 4:50 PM

Video vixen Amber Rose has finally cleared up speculation behind her and boyfriend Wiz Khalifa allegedly getting hitched over the summer and explained why marriage is not in their immediate future.

Continue reading Amber Rose Finally Clears Up Wiz Khalifa Marriage Confusion.

Wale Speechless Over First-Week Sales, "We Did It"

November 9, 2011 4:45 PM

Maybach Music Group's Wale has shared his reaction to beating the sophomore jinx with the new Ambition solo album selling over 160,000 copies in its opening week.

Continue reading Wale Speechless Over First-Week Sales, "We Did It" .

"Battle Rap Stars": "If You Ever Wanted To Be A Battle Rapper Then Here's Your Chance"

November 9, 2011 4:05 PM

[With the new release of his Battle Rap Stars smartphone app available nationwide, Houston's Paul Wall gives you his Top 5 reasons to use the tool to aid with your emceeing skills.]

Continue reading "Battle Rap Stars": "If You Ever Wanted To Be A Battle Rapper Then Here's Your Chance".

"Before Going To Jail, DMX Told Me I'm His Favorite Producer"

November 9, 2011 1:25 PM

After giving SOHH the scoop on a DMX and Eminem joint record coming together, producer/rapper Cavie now informs us of the "comeback" albums he's helping develop from other rappers.

Continue reading "Before Going To Jail, DMX Told Me I'm His Favorite Producer" .

Will Ferrell Reacts To Jay-Z/Kanye West's "N*ggas In Paris" Sample

November 9, 2011 12:50 PM

Comedian Will Ferrell has come forward to offer his reaction to getting sampled by Jay-Z and Kanye West on their current Watch the Throne single, "N*ggas In Paris".

Continue reading Will Ferrell Reacts To Jay-Z/Kanye West's "N*ggas In Paris" Sample .

Justin Bieber Kisses The Competition Away, Wale Finds His Ambition At No. 2, Tyrese Gets Invited To Top 10

November 9, 2011 12:30 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, pop star Justin Bieber looks down at the competition from No. 1, Maybach Music Group's Wale cruises into No. 2 and R&B veteran Tyrese holds down Top 10.

Continue reading Justin Bieber Kisses The Competition Away, Wale Finds His Ambition At No. 2, Tyrese Gets Invited To Top 10.

Mac Miller On Asher Roth's Declining Popularity, "He Came Out W/ 'I Love College' & That's Not Really Him"

November 9, 2011 11:55 AM

Pittsburgh rap newcomer Mac Miller has offered his take on the career of fellow Pennsylvania hip-hop artist Asher Roth and why he has fallen out of the spotlight as of late.

Continue reading Mac Miller On Asher Roth's Declining Popularity, "He Came Out W/ 'I Love College' & That's Not Really Him".

Future Defends Rejecting Lil Wayne's "Tony Montana" Guest Feature Request

November 9, 2011 11:15 AM

Atlanta rapper Future has revealed his decision to roll with Young Money's Drake over Grammy-winning star Lil Wayne for their current smash hit, "Tony Montana" remix.

Continue reading Future Defends Rejecting Lil Wayne's "Tony Montana" Guest Feature Request .

T.I., Lil Wayne & Birdman Show Rick Ross Who's The Boss [Audio]

November 9, 2011 9:23 AM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I., Lil Wayne and Birdman showed off their own lyrical talent on the current Meek Mill and Rick Ross "I'ma Boss" anthem by remixing the nationwide hit.

Continue reading T.I., Lil Wayne & Birdman Show Rick Ross Who's The Boss [Audio] .

Drake Shelves Lil Wayne Joint LP, Blames Jay-Z & Kanye West's "Watch The Throne"

November 9, 2011 9:07 AM

Young Money star Drake has announced the scrapping of a much talked about joint album alongside Lil Wayne in light of the hype behind Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne LP.

Continue reading Drake Shelves Lil Wayne Joint LP, Blames Jay-Z & Kanye West's "Watch The Throne" .

Nas, Questlove, DJ Premier & Others Shed a Tear for Heavy D: What MC's Death Touched You The Most? [Click Here & Speak]

November 9, 2011 12:30 AM

First off, R.I.P. to Heavy D. The overweight lover was one of those cats who made it a bit easier for the bigger brother's to get out there and be cool. Although he was rarely listed on anyone's Top 5 Dead or Alive list, when you open the rap books, best believe there's a spot in there for this cat.

Continue reading Nas, Questlove, DJ Premier & Others Shed a Tear for Heavy D: What MC's Death Touched You The Most? [Click Here & Speak].

"They Were The First Ruthless Motherf*ckas"

November 9, 2011 12:15 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 Termanology dished out his top five emcees, Harlem's A$AP Rocky serves up his own 5 fave crews of all time.

Continue reading "They Were The First Ruthless Motherf*ckas".

Photo of the Day: The Kid Daytona Chops It Up W/ Naledge & Mikey Rocks

November 9, 2011 12:00 AM

Grown Men Talkin': The Kid Daytona enjoys some casual talk with fellow rappers Naledge and Mikey Rocks.

Be sure to check out The Kid Daytona's "God Is Good" Singled Out feature today!

Jay-Z's Off That Occupy Wall Street, Puts On "Occupy All Streets"

November 8, 2011 11:45 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Jay-Z is the latest hip-hop star to show support for the current Occupy Wall Street movement making its way across the United States and world.

Continue reading Jay-Z's Off That Occupy Wall Street, Puts On "Occupy All Streets" .

Drake Reveals Twitter Hate, "They Were Like, 'Yo Drake, I Hope Your Mom Dies'"

November 8, 2011 11:30 PM

Young Money star Drake opens up about his issues with social media and how intense haters can be on Twitter in the new Source Magazine.

Continue reading Drake Reveals Twitter Hate, "They Were Like, 'Yo Drake, I Hope Your Mom Dies'".

50 Cent Says Rick Ross Created Feud For Publicity, "He Wanted To Create An Awareness For Himself"

November 8, 2011 10:25 PM

G-Unit's 50 Cent has reflected back on his short-lived rap battle against Rick Ross from 2009 and how their perceived beef was nothing more than publicity for the Boss.

Continue reading 50 Cent Says Rick Ross Created Feud For Publicity, "He Wanted To Create An Awareness For Himself" .

BREAKING: Heavy D Dead At 44

November 8, 2011 5:31 PM

Rap veteran Heavy D has reportedly passed away Tuesday (November 8) at the age of 44 following an emergency 911 phone call from his Los Angeles home.

Continue reading BREAKING: Heavy D Dead At 44 .

Amber Rose Responds To Wiz Khalifa's Big Booty Signee, "We Were Both Strippers At 15 Years Old"

November 8, 2011 5:25 PM

After Taylor Gang's Wiz Khalifa raised eyebrows by adding another big booty into his life with the signing of model-turned-rapper LoLa Monroe, his girlfriend/video vixen Amber Rose now weighs in on his executive decision.

Continue reading Amber Rose Responds To Wiz Khalifa's Big Booty Signee, "We Were Both Strippers At 15 Years Old" .

Drake Pushes Lil Wayne Aside, Calls Up The Real "Boss"

November 8, 2011 3:05 PM

Young Money star Drake has momentarily shelved plans to record a joint LP alongside Lil Wayne and decided to roll with the "Boss" Rick Ross for an upcoming collaborative project.

Continue reading Drake Pushes Lil Wayne Aside, Calls Up The Real "Boss".

"Legends of Hip-Hop": "It's The First Time It's Ever Been Done"

November 8, 2011 2:00 PM

[With today's release of Legends of Hip-Hop, renowned painter Justin Bua gives you his Top 5 reasons to purchase his new rap portrait collection.]

Continue reading "Legends of Hip-Hop": "It's The First Time It's Ever Been Done".

"Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3"

November 8, 2011 1:40 PM

It's the time of year again when you come home from a long day at work, turn on your video game console, toss on the headset and prepare to take on your competition with non-stop firepower courtesy of Activision's latest Call of Duty game, Modern Warfare 3.

Continue reading "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3" .

US Drops Hip-Hop Envoys, Not Bombs, To Kill Overseas Tension

November 8, 2011 1:20 PM

The U.S. State Department is looking for non-traditional ways to combat foreign policy tensions overseas, reaching into hip-hop as a source for solution.

Continue reading US Drops Hip-Hop Envoys, Not Bombs, To Kill Overseas Tension .

Nicki Minaj, Joe Budden & Bun B React To The Conrad Murray Ruling, "This Has Been An Utter Tragedy..."

November 8, 2011 12:55 PM

Rap stars Nicki Minaj, Joe Budden and Bun B have offered their takes on late pop icon Michael Jackson's doctor Conrad Murray being found guilty of involuntary manslaughter this week.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj, Joe Budden & Bun B React To The Conrad Murray Ruling, "This Has Been An Utter Tragedy..." .

Nas Goes Def In Both Ears, Hasn't Jammed To "Illmatic" Tributes Yet

November 8, 2011 12:10 PM

New York rap veteran Nas' catalog has been paid homage to over the course of this year; however, the "God's Son" claims he has yet to listen to any of the tributes.

Continue reading Nas Goes Def In Both Ears, Hasn't Jammed To "Illmatic" Tributes Yet.

R.I.P. Joe Frazier: 5 Of The Illest Sports Lines In Hip Hop History [Click Here & Speak]

November 8, 2011 11:55 AM

Yesterday, 67 year-old boxing icon Joe Frazier passed away from cancer. Rap and sports have long been intertwined, with artists like Shaquille O'Neal and Ron Artest occasionally trading in the jersey for a mic and Southern rapper Master P. undergoing a brief stint in the NBA. Drake said it best, "I swear sports and music are so synonymous/ cuz we wanna be them/ and they wanna be us."

Continue reading R.I.P. Joe Frazier: 5 Of The Illest Sports Lines In Hip Hop History [Click Here & Speak].

French Montana Flirts With Kanye West, Rick Ross In Close Pursuit

November 8, 2011 11:35 AM

New York rapper French Montana may currently be the most sought-after hip-hop free agent as G.O.O.D. Music's Kanye West and Maybach Music Group's Rick Ross are both still reportedly trying to sign him to their imprints.

Continue reading French Montana Flirts With Kanye West, Rick Ross In Close Pursuit.

Mac Miller, "Blue Slide Park"

November 8, 2011 11:00 AM

Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller looks to make his prescence felt in the rap world as his debut album, Blue Slide Park, rolls into stores today.

Continue reading Mac Miller, "Blue Slide Park".

Big Sean & Nicki Minaj Ask "Drake, U Mad?"

November 8, 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 Big Sean & Nicki Minaj Ask "Drake, U Mad?".

"Statik Selektah Said [To Me], 'I Sent You A Beat From My iPhone, Check It Out' "

November 8, 2011 12:15 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After CTE spitter Freddie Gibbs explained his Young Jeezy-featured "2's & Fews" record, New York rapper The Kid Daytona explains why "God Is Good".]

Continue reading "Statik Selektah Said [To Me], 'I Sent You A Beat From My iPhone, Check It Out' ".

"He's One Of The Best Lyricists In The F*cking Game. Period!"

November 8, 2011 12:15 AM

Bucktown To DuckDown: With rappers continuing to make their hustle on the indie level but mainstream exposure, this week SOHH is featuring entertainment personalities naming an underground emcee they feel is the most slept on. After comedian Nephew Tommy gave Ice Cube the title last week, Harlem's Smoke DZA crowns Bucktown's Sean Price SOHH Underrated.

Continue reading "He's One Of The Best Lyricists In The F*cking Game. Period!".

Boxing Legend Passes, Jadakiss, J. Cole, Floyd Mayweather & More React

November 8, 2011 12:00 AM

The boxing world lost a renowned former champion in 67 year-old Joe Frazier who passed away Monday (November 7) from cancer resulting in a streamline of hip-hop reactions.

Continue reading Boxing Legend Passes, Jadakiss, J. Cole, Floyd Mayweather & More React.

Photo of the Day: Big Sean Rides Nicki Minaj (Cap Diss)

November 8, 2011 12:00 AM

G.O.O.D. Money: Rap star Big Sean watches Nicki Minaj's back.

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

NFL Star Chris Johnson's Ex-PR Team Speak Out, "Due To Serious Physical Threats Of Harm Made..."

November 7, 2011 11:20 PM

NFL star Chris Johnson's former public relations team has hit up SOHH to defend its image in light of recent remarks and damaging accusations made toward them from the Tennessee Titans running back.

Continue reading NFL Star Chris Johnson's Ex-PR Team Speak Out, "Due To Serious Physical Threats Of Harm Made..." .

Lil Scrappy Breaks The Rules, "On This One, I Just Said What The F*ck I Wanna Say"

November 7, 2011 11:05 PM

Atlanta rapper Lil Scrappy is putting new music out with a vengeance these days and claims his post G-Unit/Disturbin' Tha Peace records will hold nothing back.

Continue reading Lil Scrappy Breaks The Rules, "On This One, I Just Said What The F*ck I Wanna Say".

"I Don't Like To Be Looked At As Simon Cowell But I'm The Master Judge. They Gotta Get Through Me"

November 7, 2011 11:00 PM

[With the weekend's "Master of the Mix" season two premiere still buzzing across the Internet, show co-host Kid Capri talks about what fans can expect from the deejay competition.]

Continue reading "I Don't Like To Be Looked At As Simon Cowell But I'm The Master Judge. They Gotta Get Through Me".

Odd Future Assault Victim Speaks, "An Unidentified Person [Threatened] To Kill & Rape Me & My Family"

November 7, 2011 9:10 PM

Odd Future's Left Brain may be in store for a legal battle as a female photographer claiming she was assaulted by him last month during a New Orleans concert has decided to now press charges.

Continue reading Odd Future Assault Victim Speaks, "An Unidentified Person [Threatened] To Kill & Rape Me & My Family" .

"We Don't Exclude Any Color, Culture Or Creed. We Make Fun Of Everybody"

November 7, 2011 6:20 PM

[With A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas opening at No. 3 with over $14 million at the box office, actress Paula Garces reflects on the cult franchise's growing popularity.]

Continue reading "We Don't Exclude Any Color, Culture Or Creed. We Make Fun Of Everybody" .

Michael Jackson's Doctor Found Guilty Of Involuntary Manslaughter

November 7, 2011 5:40 PM

At the conclusion of a six-week trial, late musical icon Michael Jackson's personal doctor Conrad Murray has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the singer's June 2009 death.

Continue reading Michael Jackson's Doctor Found Guilty Of Involuntary Manslaughter .

"It Was Physically & Mentally The Most Challenging Day Of My Life"

November 7, 2011 5:29 PM

After completing yesterday's annual ING New York City Marathon, Duck Down Records' President Dru Ha has given SOHH his post-26 mile run reaction and thoughts.

Continue reading "It Was Physically & Mentally The Most Challenging Day Of My Life" .

Consequence Says It's Not All G.O.O.D. W/ Pusha T, "Only Person I Squashed Anything W/ Was Kanye West" [Audio]

November 7, 2011 4:50 PM

Former G.O.O.D. Music affiliate Consequence has killed speculation suggesting that he has squashed any issues with  Pusha T, in light of his recent truce with his boss, rap star Kanye West.

Continue reading Consequence Says It's Not All G.O.O.D. W/ Pusha T, "Only Person I Squashed Anything W/ Was Kanye West" [Audio] .

"It Ain't Like A Rick Ross Concert Where Women Are Just Throwing The P*ssy Out"

November 7, 2011 4:25 PM

In light of the recent release of his solo album Dirty Pretty Things, SOHH recently caught up with rapper Big Pooh to discuss the "pretty things" he has come in contact with throughout his career.

Continue reading "It Ain't Like A Rick Ross Concert Where Women Are Just Throwing The P*ssy Out".

"Muscle For Your Hustle": "Whatever You Want To Do, Kick Some A** Doing It"

November 7, 2011 3:25 PM

[With his Muscle For Your Hustle: What Every DIY Musician Needs To Know e-book available now available at the click of your mouse, veteran music journalist Adam Bernard gives you his Top 5 reasons to cop his industry insider manual.]

Continue reading "Muscle For Your Hustle": "Whatever You Want To Do, Kick Some A** Doing It".

Amber Rose Goes Hard In The Booth, "I'm In The Studio Every Single Night"

November 7, 2011 12:50 PM

With video vixen Amber Rose recently dishing on plans to try her hand as a singer, SOHH hit up the current season two "Master of the Mix"  judge to find out how serious she is about her music grind.

Continue reading Amber Rose Goes Hard In The Booth, "I'm In The Studio Every Single Night" .

Eminem & DMX Collabo In The Works, "We're Going To See Hip-Hop History"

November 7, 2011 12:25 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem is helping DMX regain his career spark by teaming up with the former Ruff Ryders leader for a collaboration.

Continue reading Eminem & DMX Collabo In The Works, "We're Going To See Hip-Hop History" .

Big Sean On Kanye West's Spring 2012 Takeover Plot, "It's Going To Be Nuts" [Video]

November 7, 2011 11:40 AM

G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean has become the latest artist to comment on Kanye West's planned label compilation project set to come out next spring and hinted at a few of the confirmed guest features.

Continue reading Big Sean On Kanye West's Spring 2012 Takeover Plot, "It's Going To Be Nuts" [Video] .

Olivia Comes Clean On Licking Maino Down, "All I'm Saying Is My [New] Boyfriend Is..." [Audio]

November 7, 2011 11:10 AM

R&B singer Olivia has stepped forward to clear the air on the emerged photos showing her engaged in a liplock with  Brooklyn rapper Maino, claiming she is currently in a new relationship.

Continue reading Olivia Comes Clean On Licking Maino Down, "All I'm Saying Is My [New] Boyfriend Is..." [Audio].

Drake Reacts To "Take Care" Early Arrival, Addresses Premature Leak

November 7, 2011 9:05 AM

Young Money star Drake has come forward to address his upcoming Take Care sophomore album prematurely reaching the computers of Internet users over the weekend.

Continue reading Drake Reacts To "Take Care" Early Arrival, Addresses Premature Leak .

Webbie Denies Sexually Harassing "106 & Park" Host Rocsi [Video]

November 7, 2011 8:41 AM

Louisiana rapper Webbie continues to defend his image after recently getting banned from further appearances on BET's popular "106 & Park" program, courtesy of co-host Terrence J and denies speculation claiming he sexually harassed show sidekick Rocsi.

Continue reading Webbie Denies Sexually Harassing "106 & Park" Host Rocsi [Video] .

Drake's 'Take Care' Leaks: Early Thoughts & Sales Predictions? [Click Here & Speak]

November 7, 2011 12:05 AM

Welp, another YMCMB production is spreading across the internet faster that a celebrity sex tape. You would think after Weezy's C4 spilled into public hands before its official release date that greater precautions would be taken to make sure Drake's sophomore LP didn't suffer the same fate, but think again. Take Care has leaked, and if you listen close enough, you can hear millions of copies being downloaded at this very second.

Continue reading Drake's 'Take Care' Leaks: Early Thoughts & Sales Predictions? [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: DJ Whoo Kid & Tony Yayo Experience Ibiza

November 7, 2011 12:00 AM

Fast Lane: G-Unit's DJ Whoo Kid and Tony Yayo catch some heat waves in Ibiza.

Photo taken from Tony Yayo's Twitter

Lil Wayne Leaves Wetness At Home, Preps Dry Run

November 6, 2011 9:35 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne is continuing his non-drinking ways by revealing plans to embark on a liquor-free overseas tour kicking off this month.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Leaves Wetness At Home, Preps Dry Run.

Nelly Turns Dream Into Reality, Helps Country Star Spark Midwest Swing [Video]

November 6, 2011 8:39 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Nelly has become the latest hip-hop artist to co-sign country star Taylor Swift by performing with her in Texas over the weekend.

Continue reading Nelly Turns Dream Into Reality, Helps Country Star Spark Midwest Swing [Video] .

Nicki Minaj Gets Big Willy Love, "I'm The Newest Member Of The Family!"

November 6, 2011 10:33 AM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj now has another crew to call her own after getting recruited to appear in power couple Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith's pop star daughter Willow Smith's "Fireball" music video.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Gets Big Willy Love, "I'm The Newest Member Of The Family!".

DJ Whoo Kid On Dr. Dre's Rap Return, "He's Calling Out The Haters, F*ck Y'all, No More Mr. Nice Guy Type Sh*t" [Video]

November 6, 2011 10:22 AM

G-Unit's DJ Whoo Kid recently opened up about working with Aftermath's Slim the Mobster and how the rap newcomer's mentor Dr. Dre is back with a hunger for more.

Continue reading DJ Whoo Kid On Dr. Dre's Rap Return, "He's Calling Out The Haters, F*ck Y'all, No More Mr. Nice Guy Type Sh*t" [Video].

Amber Rose Shoots Up The Ladies, "I Play A Bounty Hunter Who's Also A Butch Lesbian"

November 6, 2011 10:08 AM

Not satisfied with her video vixen background and new music career, Amber Rose has announced roles in upcoming new films.

Continue reading Amber Rose Shoots Up The Ladies, "I Play A Bounty Hunter Who's Also A Butch Lesbian" .

Common Stops Dreaming Of Release Dates, Believes New LP Dropping Soon

November 6, 2011 9:52 AM

Chicago rap veteran Common has finally provided an update on his upcoming The Dreamer, The Believer album and said it will hit stores next month.

Continue reading Common Stops Dreaming Of Release Dates, Believes New LP Dropping Soon .

Eminem & Jay-Z Motivate, Bring Out Young Jeezy's Thug

November 6, 2011 9:27 AM

Grammy-winning rappers Eminem and Jay-Z are just two of the multiple hip-hop stars fans can expect to hear on Young Jeezy's upcoming Thug Motivation 103 album.

Continue reading Eminem & Jay-Z Motivate, Bring Out Young Jeezy's Thug.

Photo of the Day: Kid Capri & Just Blaze

November 6, 2011 12:00 AM

Wheels of Steel: "Master of the Mix" hosts Kid Capri & Just Blaze put on their game faces.

Photo taken from Kid Capri's Twitter

A$AP Rocky Clears Up Milli Record Deal Confusion, "I Don't Have A $3 Million Balance In My Account"

November 5, 2011 7:07 PM

Harlem newcomer A$AP Rocky has cleared the air on misconceptions behind recently signing a $3 million record contract and hinted at what fans can expect next from him.

Continue reading A$AP Rocky Clears Up Milli Record Deal Confusion, "I Don't Have A $3 Million Balance In My Account".

Kelly Rowland Reveals Jay-Z & Beyonce Baby's Real Sex, "I'm Actually Very Good W/ Messy Diapers!"

November 5, 2011 10:50 AM

Former Destiny's Child member Kelly Rowland has stepped forward to reveal the truth behind Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles' highly publicized baby's gender.

Continue reading Kelly Rowland Reveals Jay-Z & Beyonce Baby's Real Sex, "I'm Actually Very Good W/ Messy Diapers!" .

Odd Future Get Tossed Over Anti-Gay Controversy

November 5, 2011 10:34 AM

New Zealand Odd Future fans hoping to see the West Coast crew perform at the Big Day Out annual festival will have to hold out as they have reportedly been taken off the bill over anti-gay controversy.

Continue reading Odd Future Get Tossed Over Anti-Gay Controversy.

Amber Rose Compares Her Steez To Missy Elliott & Fergie, "[It's] Just Big, Big Music"

November 5, 2011 10:22 AM

After recently raising eyebrows by revealing an interest to make her own records, hip-hop personality/video vixen Amber Rose has opened up about what style of music she sees herself creating.

Continue reading Amber Rose Compares Her Steez To Missy Elliott & Fergie, "[It's] Just Big, Big Music".

DJ Premier Ready For Justin Bieber "Just As Long As He Writes [His Rhymes]"

November 5, 2011 10:00 AM

After causing a stir weeks ago by mistakenly accusing 17 year-old pop star Justin Bieber of wanting Ludacris to pen freestyle bars for him, DJ Premier now says he is down to link with the Canadian singer.

Continue reading DJ Premier Ready For Justin Bieber "Just As Long As He Writes [His Rhymes]".

Victoria's Secret Model Addresses Kanye West Dating Rumors

November 5, 2011 9:38 AM

Victoria's Secret model Chanel Iman has come forward to kill speculation and rumors claiming she is romantically involved with Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West.

Continue reading Victoria's Secret Model Addresses Kanye West Dating Rumors .

Photo of the Day: Nick Cannon & Mariah Carey Play Footsie

November 5, 2011 12:00 AM

Peek-A-Boo: Married couple Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey play footsie.

Photo taken from Nick Cannon's Twitter

Jermaine Dupri Names The Top 5 Hottest Club Anthems

November 4, 2011 10:00 PM

Music mogul Jermaine Dupri recently revealed what top five club smashes are a must-play heading into 2012, ranging from Jay-Z and Kanye West's "N*ggas In Paris" to Meek Mill and Rick Ross' "I'ma Boss."

Continue reading Jermaine Dupri Names The Top 5 Hottest Club Anthems.

"Mr. Showbiz": "If You Really Want To Know How I [Feel] About Eminem..."

November 4, 2011 9:10 PM

[With the recent release of "Mr. Showbiz", entertainer Nick Cannon gives his top five reasons why you should go out and support his new comedy DVD.]

Continue reading "Mr. Showbiz": "If You Really Want To Know How I [Feel] About Eminem...".

"I Wanted To Be Fair Because A Quarter Of One Million Dollars Will Really Change Somebody's Life"

November 4, 2011 8:05 PM

[With the new "Master of the Mix" BET deejay competition premiering its second season tomorrow (November 5) night, one of the show's judges, Amber Rose, explains how she fits into this fall's series.]

Continue reading "I Wanted To Be Fair Because A Quarter Of One Million Dollars Will Really Change Somebody's Life" .

DMX Checks In W/ The Doctor, "[People] Rarely Get To See Earl Simmons"

November 4, 2011 5:45 PM

Looking to help steer a troubled teen back into the right direction, SOHH has exclusively learned rap star DMX is headed to celebrity doctor Dr. Drew's "Lifechangers" show next week to help provide his guidance to those in need.

Continue reading DMX Checks In W/ The Doctor, "[People] Rarely Get To See Earl Simmons" .

"We're All Human Beings, Celebrity Or Not, We All Make Mistakes"

November 4, 2011 4:25 PM

Video vixen Amber Rose has shed light on the impending divorce between reality star Kim Kardashian and NBA star Kris Humphries after almost three months of marriage.

Continue reading "We're All Human Beings, Celebrity Or Not, We All Make Mistakes" .

"I Been Hearing That I'm Pretty Big"

November 4, 2011 4:00 PM

SOHH recently caught up with A$AP Rocky to discuss life as he knows it since officially announcing his deal with RCA.

Continue reading "I Been Hearing That I'm Pretty Big".

"Anything That Gets Popular In Hip-Hop, We're Going To Try To Get Money Off It"

November 4, 2011 3:30 PM

With hip-hop artists like Paul Wall and Rah Digga taking their hustle to smartphones by launching their own battle rap applications, SOHH hit up West Coast cypher champ Locksmith for his take.

Continue reading "Anything That Gets Popular In Hip-Hop, We're Going To Try To Get Money Off It".

"A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas" Tix: "You're Going To See Me In Red Lingerie"

November 4, 2011 3:00 PM

[With the new A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas finally in theaters nationwide today, actress Paula Garces gives you her Top 5 reasons to get some buddies together and get your tickets now.]

Continue reading "A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas" Tix: "You're Going To See Me In Red Lingerie".

Wale Addresses Rosa Acosta Beef, "You Don't Get Paid To Talk, Rosa" [Video]

November 4, 2011 1:20 PM

Maybach Music Group's Wale has cleared the air on engaging in a publicized Twitter beef with model Rosa Acosta over the summer and detailed the truth behind the squabble's origins.

Continue reading Wale Addresses Rosa Acosta Beef, "You Don't Get Paid To Talk, Rosa" [Video].

Drake Goes From Wanksta To Gangsta, Rick Ross Pays Cost To Be Boss, Kreayshawn Steady Mobbin'

November 4, 2011 1:05 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we stop laughing-out-loud and really consider how gangsta Drake has become in the past seven days, realize that Rick Ross may have ultimately paid the cost to be a "Boss", say, "That's Kreayshawn!" and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Drake Goes From Wanksta To Gangsta, Rick Ross Pays Cost To Be Boss, Kreayshawn Steady Mobbin'.

"I Love Nicki Minaj & I'm Just Obsessed With Her"

November 4, 2011 11:50 AM

Model Kate Upton has dished on her obsession with Young Money's Nicki Minaj and addressd past romance gossip connecting her to Grammy-winning rap star Kanye West.

Continue reading "I Love Nicki Minaj & I'm Just Obsessed With Her".

Common Calls Trash Talking, Cocky Lines Bitter-'Sweet', "I Ain't Gotta Sit Around & Be Worried"

November 4, 2011 11:20 AM

With the release of his "Sweet" single off of his upcoming The Dreamer, The Believer album, rap veteran Common talked about having some fun and engaging in trash talk at the end of his record.

Continue reading Common Calls Trash Talking, Cocky Lines Bitter-'Sweet', "I Ain't Gotta Sit Around & Be Worried".

Nicki Minaj Calls Housekeeper A Big Fat Liar, "She's Just Looking For Hush Money"

November 4, 2011 9:10 AM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj has reportedly responded to recent accusations by a former personal housemaid who had the police come and break-up an altercation at her Hollywood crib.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Calls Housekeeper A Big Fat Liar, "She's Just Looking For Hush Money" .

50 Cent Reveals The Key To Longevity, "This Is How To Sustain A Longer Career"

November 4, 2011 8:52 AM

G-Unit's 50 Cent recently opened up about his run in hip-hop and how he has been able to last over a decade within the music industry.

Continue reading 50 Cent Reveals The Key To Longevity, "This Is How To Sustain A Longer Career" .

Did Chris Brown Really Hit Drake With The People's Elbow Over Ri-Ri? [Click Here & Speak]

November 4, 2011 12:32 AM

When did R&B Singers become more dangerous than rappers? You got Lyfe Jennings leading police on a wild chase, Ray J threatening to get gay hitmen to go medieval on Fabolous and now n*ggas is saying that Chris Brown hit Drizzy with the elbow of justice? Cold world. Real cold world.

Continue reading Did Chris Brown Really Hit Drake With The People's Elbow Over Ri-Ri? [Click Here & Speak].

"Jadakiss Just Murders Everyone He Raps With"

November 4, 2011 12:15 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 Young Jeezy protege Freddie Gibbs named his top rhyme spitters, Boston's Termanology counters with his own fave five.

Continue reading "Jadakiss Just Murders Everyone He Raps With".

Photo of the Day: John Cho & Kal Penn Square Off

November 4, 2011 12:00 AM

Here We Go Again: A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas stars John Cho and Kal Penn face off.

Be sure to check out Harold & Kumar actress Paula Garces' 5 Reasons feature today!

Amber Rose Responds To Kanye West's Philly Shout-Out, "If It Was An Apology, I Forgive Him For Being An A**hole"

November 3, 2011 11:09 PM

Video vixen Amber Rose has responded to buzz this week surrounding former boyfriend/rapper Kanye West publicly shouting her out during a Philadelphia concert.

Continue reading Amber Rose Responds To Kanye West's Philly Shout-Out, "If It Was An Apology, I Forgive Him For Being An A**hole" .

BREAKING: Shawty Redd Beats Murder Charges

November 3, 2011 5:53 PM

Atlanta producer Shawty Redd can finally go back to focusing solely on music-making as reports now claim he has been found not guilty on 2010 murder charges.

Continue reading BREAKING: Shawty Redd Beats Murder Charges.

Jadakiss Stands Behind Irv Gotti's Def Jam Bashing, "They Don't Understand The Artists They Have"

November 3, 2011 5:50 PM

The LOX's Jadakiss has stepped forward to vouch for Irv Gotti in light the recent criticism the former Murder Inc. Records CEO has received due to his interest in becoming Def Jam Record's next president.

Continue reading Jadakiss Stands Behind Irv Gotti's Def Jam Bashing, "They Don't Understand The Artists They Have".

Machine Gun Kelly Unloads Yelawolf's Battle Challenge [Video]

November 3, 2011 5:24 PM

Newly signed Bad Boy Records rapper Machine Gun Kelly has responded to Shady Records' Yelawolf after getting challenged to name drop him on wax this week.

Continue reading Machine Gun Kelly Unloads Yelawolf's Battle Challenge [Video].

Fat Joe On Beating Eating Addiction, "It's Like A Crackhead"

November 3, 2011 4:45 PM

With Terror Squad leader Fat Joe rocking a leaner appearance these days, the Bronx emcee has opened up about his past addiction to food, comparing it to a drug habit.

Continue reading Fat Joe On Beating Eating Addiction, "It's Like A Crackhead".

Rakim Speechless Over 'Hall Of Fame' Nod, "It's Like Proving You Can Be Over 40 & Still Nice On The Mic"

November 3, 2011 4:05 PM

Rap veteran Rakim recently shared his thoughts on getting listed as a nominee, alongside former affiliate Eric B., for induction into next year's Rock N Roll Hall of Fame.

Continue reading Rakim Speechless Over 'Hall Of Fame' Nod, "It's Like Proving You Can Be Over 40 & Still Nice On The Mic".

Common Feels G.O.O.D. About Kanye West's Compilation LP

November 3, 2011 3:00 PM

With talk surrounding an upcoming G.O.O.D. Music album compilation heating up, Kanye West affiliate Common said fans can expect to hear his contributions on the LP.

Continue reading Common Feels G.O.O.D. About Kanye West's Compilation LP.

Wale Confirms Rick Ross' Nocturnal Struggles, "Rozay Went For, Like, 5 Days Without Sleeping"

November 3, 2011 1:00 PM

Days after Rick Ross made his first public appearance and revealed his lack of sleep ultimately led to two seizures last month, Maybach Music Group's Wale has confirmed his boss' remarks.

Continue reading Wale Confirms Rick Ross' Nocturnal Struggles, "Rozay Went For, Like, 5 Days Without Sleeping" .

Drake Gets 2 Live, "Tell Uncle Luke I'm Out In Miami Too" [Audio]

November 3, 2011 9:30 AM

Young Money star Drake has reportedly backed Lil Wayne and other emcees recently called out by Miami's Uncle Luke as heard on a new record called "The Motto."

Continue reading Drake Gets 2 Live, "Tell Uncle Luke I'm Out In Miami Too" [Audio].

"If You Ever Get The Chance To, Spend A Night With RZA"

November 3, 2011 9:20 AM

Harold & Kumar star John Cho recently opened up about Wu-Tang Clan leader RZA's acting abilities and how serious he took his cameo in the new A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas flick.

Continue reading "If You Ever Get The Chance To, Spend A Night With RZA".

Taraji P. Henson Explains Crushing Drake's Heart, "I Couldn't [Date Him] Because..." [Video]

November 3, 2011 9:04 AM

After rumors bubbled up across the Internet last year about Young Money's Drake and Hollywood actress Taraji P. Henson getting romantically hugged up, the movie star has now cleared the air on past fling gossip.

Continue reading Taraji P. Henson Explains Crushing Drake's Heart, "I Couldn't [Date Him] Because..." [Video] .

Justin Bieber Goes For The Throne, Spits Over Jay-Z & Kanye West's "Otis" [Video]

November 3, 2011 8:53 AM

Pop star Justin Bieber is showing no signs of withdrawing his love for hip-hop by now lacing a freestyle over rap stars Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne anthem, "Otis."

Continue reading Justin Bieber Goes For The Throne, Spits Over Jay-Z & Kanye West's "Otis" [Video].

Nas & Amy Winehouse's "Smoke" Fills The Air

November 3, 2011 8:39 AM

After news broke out earlier this week about a posthumous Amy Winehouse album dropping next month, the late singer's Nas collaboration has hit the Internet.

Continue reading Nas & Amy Winehouse's "Smoke" Fills The Air .

"He Just Got Up There & Whatever Was Pissing Him Off, He Just Spit It Out"

November 3, 2011 12:15 AM

[West Coast Ridin': With California heating up the spotlight courtesy of new acts like Kreayshawn and Odd Future, SOHH is featuring entertainment personalities giving underrated props to a couple rap vets from the Golden State. After Six Reasons gave Too Short the crown earlier this week, comedian Nephew Tommy names Ice Cube SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He Just Got Up There & Whatever Was Pissing Him Off, He Just Spit It Out" .

Did Tity Boi's Name Change Revive His Career?: 3 MC's Who Should Switch Their Style Up [Click Here & Speak]

November 3, 2011 12:00 AM

Two Chainz [formerly known as Tity Boi] has seen a career revival of sorts. After parting ways with the Ludacris led crew DTP the chained one has been gettin' mad shine (no pun intended) as his recently released mixtape has garnered praise from fans and critics alike.

Continue reading Did Tity Boi's Name Change Revive His Career?: 3 MC's Who Should Switch Their Style Up [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: Genasis Enjoys The Spotlight

November 3, 2011 12:00 AM

It's Showtime: G-Unit's Genasis enjoys another day of living the fast life.

Be sure to check out Genasis' Singled Out feature today as he breaks down the story behind his "Jackie Chan" anthem.

Future Can't Get Past Drake's 'Tony Montana' Snub, "It Turned Out Being A Slap In My Face" [Video]

November 2, 2011 11:13 PM

Continuing to ride the buzz surrounding his "Tony Montana" remix radio anthem, Atlanta rapper Future has addressed Drake's decision not to appear in his first breakout single's music video.

Continue reading Future Can't Get Past Drake's 'Tony Montana' Snub, "It Turned Out Being A Slap In My Face" [Video].

"DJ Whoo Kid Won't Just Do A Mixtape With Anybody"

November 2, 2011 11:05 PM

[With the new release of his Scarface-produced, DJ Whoo-hosted Rubberband Ready Radio mixtape, West Coast's Kenny Kingpin tells the backstory on how the project came together.]

Continue reading "DJ Whoo Kid Won't Just Do A Mixtape With Anybody".

Maino & Olivia Trade Wet & Sloppy Kisses, "I'm Going To Admit This To All My People & Come Clean"

November 2, 2011 10:55 PM

Brooklyn rapper Maino has come forward to address new photos of him lip locking with R&B singer Olivia Longott this week.

Continue reading Maino & Olivia Trade Wet & Sloppy Kisses, "I'm Going To Admit This To All My People & Come Clean" .

Wale's "Ambition" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed

November 2, 2011 5:05 PM

Maybach Much Group rapper Wale's Ambition first-week sales have been revealed showing the Washington, D.C.-bred emcee's sophomore LP en route to sell nearly 200,000 copies.

Continue reading Wale's "Ambition" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed.

DMX Caught Working In Waffle House, "The Minute You Get Too Big To Mop A Foor..."

November 2, 2011 5:05 PM

Rap star DMX is showing he is more human than most fans would think by getting caught helping mop up a South Carolina Waffle House this week.

Continue reading DMX Caught Working In Waffle House, "The Minute You Get Too Big To Mop A Foor..." .

"Even If I Wasn't Signed To Young Jeezy, I'd Say The Same Sh*t..."

November 2, 2011 5:05 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 "Big Morning Buzz" TV host Carrie Keagan scooped out her five picks, Corporate Thugz Entertainment spitter Freddie Gibbs fires off his top 5.

Continue reading "Even If I Wasn't Signed To Young Jeezy, I'd Say The Same Sh*t...".

"I'm A Big Fan Of Jay-Z's Whole Movement, I'm A Big Fan Of Eminem"

November 2, 2011 4:20 PM

Rap veteran Rakim recently revealed what hip-hop artists have remained on his radar as of late including moguls Jay-Z and Eminem, as well as crews such as The LOX.

Continue reading "I'm A Big Fan Of Jay-Z's Whole Movement, I'm A Big Fan Of Eminem".

A$AP Rocky & Machine Gun Kelly Burn Gay Card, "I Used To Be An Ignorant, Homophobic Cat"

November 2, 2011 3:50 PM

Rap newcomers A$AP Rocky and Machine Gun Kelly have offered their take on attracting a gay fanbase and why no one should be judged solely due to their sexual preferences.

Continue reading A$AP Rocky & Machine Gun Kelly Burn Gay Card, "I Used To Be An Ignorant, Homophobic Cat" .

"If You're Thinkin' About Gunnin' At Joe Budden On The Mic, You Better Have Your Bars Up"

November 2, 2011 3:20 PM

SOHH recently caught up with M.O.P. member Billy Danze to discuss his outlook on the rap scene over the past several years, as well as gave props to lyrical quartet Slaughterhouse for their emceeing skills.

Continue reading "If You're Thinkin' About Gunnin' At Joe Budden On The Mic, You Better Have Your Bars Up" .

Jay-Z & Kanye West Go Platinum, Boyz II Men's "20" Hits No. 20, Jedi Mind Tricks Invade The Chart

November 2, 2011 1:15 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Jay-Z and Kanye West touch a milli, Boyz II Men go No.20 for "20", and Jedi Mind Tricks invade the chart.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Kanye West Go Platinum, Boyz II Men's "20" Hits No. 20, Jedi Mind Tricks Invade The Chart.

Curren$y Gives The Jet Life Success Code [Video]

November 2, 2011 12:45 PM

New Orleans rapper Curren$y recently gave his take on the keys to success, and said the most important rule is to pave your own lane.

Continue reading Curren$y Gives The Jet Life Success Code [Video].

Yelawolf Tells Machine Gun Kelly Stop Crying, "If You're Feeling Froggy, Jump Motherf*cker" [Video]

November 2, 2011 12:30 PM

Shady Records' rapper Yelawolf has responded to recent remarks made by newly signed Bad Boy Records emcee Machine Gun Kelly after being accused of taking subliminal shots at him on multiple occasions.

Continue reading Yelawolf Tells Machine Gun Kelly Stop Crying, "If You're Feeling Froggy, Jump Motherf*cker" [Video] .

"Twitter Is Like A Street Where All These Motherf*ckers Are Standing, Screaming At The Top Of Their Lungs" [Video]

November 2, 2011 11:45 AM

West Coast rap newcomer Kreayshawn recently opened up about her addiction to Twitter, and why she ultimately favors the easily accessible social network over Facebook.

Continue reading "Twitter Is Like A Street Where All These Motherf*ckers Are Standing, Screaming At The Top Of Their Lungs" [Video].

Drake Names His Top 5 Fave LP's, "That Was Pivotal In My Life"

November 2, 2011 11:15 AM

Young Money's Drake may have his own album dropping in the next couple of weeks, but the Canadian-bred emcee recently named his personal Top 5 favorite LPs of all time.

Continue reading Drake Names His Top 5 Fave LP's, "That Was Pivotal In My Life" .

Kim Kardashian Tells All in Open Letter, "This Is Probably The Hardest Thing I've Ever Had To Write"

November 2, 2011 9:37 AM

As hype continues to grow around the publicized divorce between reality star Kim Kardashian and NBA player Kris Humphries, the 31 year-old TV personality has now released an open letter.

Continue reading Kim Kardashian Tells All in Open Letter, "This Is Probably The Hardest Thing I've Ever Had To Write" .

Lil Scrappy Won't Disturb Tha Peace Anymore, Parts Ways W/ Ludacris

November 2, 2011 9:08 AM

Atlanta rapper Lil Scrappy has moved on from a brief stint with Disturbin' Tha Peace's Ludacris and partnered with another record company for the release of his delayed album, The Grustle.

Continue reading Lil Scrappy Won't Disturb Tha Peace Anymore, Parts Ways W/ Ludacris.

Wale's Maybach Debut Is Out: Did Rick Ross Make A Wise Investment? [Click Here & Speak]

November 2, 2011 12:10 AM

The wait is over, MMG spitter Wale dropped his debut album yesterday and so far, it looks like people are checkin' for it.

Continue reading Wale's Maybach Debut Is Out: Did Rick Ross Make A Wise Investment? [Click Here & Speak].

Photo of the Day: Rick Ross & Trina Hook Up

November 2, 2011 12:00 AM

Like A Boss: Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross rubs elbows with Miami's Trina.

Photo taken from Rick Ross' Twitter

Rick Ross Reacts To 50 Cent's Seizure Remarks, "I Thank You, Homie" [Video]

November 1, 2011 11:15 PM

Days after Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross assured fans he was recovering from multiple seizures on Twitter, the "Boss" made his first public appearance Tuesday (November 1) to elaborate on his current condition and speak on rap nemesis 50 Cent's words of encouragement.

Continue reading Rick Ross Reacts To 50 Cent's Seizure Remarks, "I Thank You, Homie" [Video] .

"Lil Kim Said 'Reality TV Can Be Really Good Or It Can Be Really Bad For You'"

November 1, 2011 11:00 PM

Video vixen Kimbella recently opened up about getting schooled on reality television by Brooklyn rapper Lil Kim as she prepares to star in VH1's "Love & Hip-Hop" second season.

Continue reading "Lil Kim Said 'Reality TV Can Be Really Good Or It Can Be Really Bad For You'" .

Odd Future Assault Witness Speaks Out, "He Immediately Exploded Into His Vile Hatred Of Photographers"

November 1, 2011 10:45 PM

A day after Odd Future's Left Brain was accused of striking a female photographer at last weekend's Voodoo Experience Fest in New Orleans, a witness has come forward to confirm the claims.

Continue reading Odd Future Assault Witness Speaks Out, "He Immediately Exploded Into His Vile Hatred Of Photographers".

McDonald's DJ Flavor: "The Atlanta Hip-Hop Scene Is A Mecca"

November 1, 2011 6:35 PM

[As the winter season approaches, SOHH has teamed with McDonald's to heat things up in a four-part series highlighting all-star deejays throughout the United States, dishing on how they put on for their city. Today, Atlanta's DJ Drama gives us a taste of the ATL flavor.]

Continue reading McDonald's DJ Flavor: "The Atlanta Hip-Hop Scene Is A Mecca".

"It's Definitely A Change-Up & Something Different For Young Jeezy"

November 1, 2011 5:15 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After new G-Unit signee Genasis breaks down his single "Jackie Chain", CTE spitter Freddie Gibbs explains why he and Jeezy decided to clique up for the track "2's & Fews".]

Continue reading "It's Definitely A Change-Up & Something Different For Young Jeezy".

Big Sean Rides Nicki Minaj's "A$$" On Screen [Video]

November 1, 2011 4:45 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj helped heat up Big Sean's "A**" single with a remix feature and now she adds some visual support in the new music video.

Continue reading Big Sean Rides Nicki Minaj's "A$$" On Screen [Video] .

"I Grew Up On Funkmaster Flex & It's Like, 'Yo Fam, Just Give Me A Shot'"

November 1, 2011 4:45 PM

After catching our attention by publicly reaching out to New York's Hot 97 radio veteran Funkmaster Flex last week with a Tweet, SOHH decided to hit up Big Apple rapper Donny Goines to get the backstory.

Continue reading "I Grew Up On Funkmaster Flex & It's Like, 'Yo Fam, Just Give Me A Shot'".

Kreayshawn Breaks Silence On Leaked Underage Nude Pics

November 1, 2011 3:25 PM

West Coast rap newcomer Kreayshawn has finally addressed making headlines last summer over her alleged underage nude photos leaking across the Internet.

Continue reading Kreayshawn Breaks Silence On Leaked Underage Nude Pics .

Big Pooh, "Dirty Pretty Things"

November 1, 2011 3:15 PM

After years of waiting, fans are finally able to get their hands on Rapper Big Pooh's latest album, Dirty Pretty Things.

Continue reading Big Pooh, "Dirty Pretty Things".

Sonic Generations

November 1, 2011 3:00 PM

America's favorite furball is back on the hunt for more gold coins, and this time he's brought a familiar face along for the ride in the latest release from Sega, "Sonic Generations".

Continue reading Sonic Generations.

"Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception"

November 1, 2011 1:45 PM

Tired of being stuck with the same boring daily routine and lack of travel this fall, Playstation 3 gamers? If so, then look no further than your local video game outlet and explore the world as on-screen adventurer Nathan Drake in the Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception, released today.

Continue reading "Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception" .

Khloe & Kourtney Kardashian React To Kim's Divorce, "Our Sister Is Going Through A Difficult Time"

November 1, 2011 1:15 PM

Less than 24 hours after reality star Kim Kardashian shocked fans by announcing an unexpected divorce from NBA star Kris Humphries after just over two months, her sisters have shared their public reactions.

Continue reading Khloe & Kourtney Kardashian React To Kim's Divorce, "Our Sister Is Going Through A Difficult Time" .

RZA Says Eddie Griffin & Tracy Morgan Battling For ODB Flick

November 1, 2011 12:50 PM

Late Wu-Tang Clan's Ol' Dirty Bastard may have his legacy live on through the big screen as RZA has revealed that comedians Eddie Griffin and Tracy Morgan are both interested stepping into the role of Big Baby Jesus.

Continue reading RZA Says Eddie Griffin & Tracy Morgan Battling For ODB Flick.

"Me Knowing Drake's Position In This Rap Sh*t, He's The G.O.A.T. Right Now"

November 1, 2011 12:10 PM

Producer Chase N. Cashe has opened up about his relationship alongside Young Money's Drake and said despite rap stars like Lil Wayne and Rick Ross dominating the mainstream, Drizzy is rap's current G.O.A.T. (Greatest of All Time).

Continue reading "Me Knowing Drake's Position In This Rap Sh*t, He's The G.O.A.T. Right Now".

Bill Bellamy Kicks Game To Nick Cannon, "Make Sure [Mariah] Is Comfortable"

November 1, 2011 11:40 AM

With television star/rapper Nick Cannon recently welcoming his twins into the world, fellow comedian Bill Bellamy offers some fatherhood advice.

Continue reading Bill Bellamy Kicks Game To Nick Cannon, "Make Sure [Mariah] Is Comfortable".

Kim Kardashian's Booty Back On The Black Market: 3 Ideas For Her Next Hustle [Click Here & Speak]

November 1, 2011 5:05 AM

Black men rejoice: Not only is the McRib back in the hood, one of the finest, whitest booties in faux-Hollywood is once again free to do as it pleases, as news of Kim Kardashian's divorce hit the Web early Monday.

Continue reading Kim Kardashian's Booty Back On The Black Market: 3 Ideas For Her Next Hustle [Click Here & Speak].

Wale, "Ambition"

November 1, 2011 5:05 AM

Maybach Music Group's Wale shares his Ambition with the world today, as the D.C. MC releases the follow-up to the 2009 LP, Attention Deficit, today.

Continue reading Wale, "Ambition".

"He's Like The Michael Jordan Of Hip-Hop Because You're Never Going To See That Again"

November 1, 2011 12:15 AM

[West Coast Ridin': With California heating up the spotlight courtesy of new acts like Kreayshawn and Odd Future, SOHH is featuring entertainment personalities giving underrated props to a couple rap vets from the Golden State. After Slim the Mobster gave Skillz the title last week, rap newcomer Six Reasons names Too Short SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He's Like The Michael Jordan Of Hip-Hop Because You're Never Going To See That Again" .

Terrence J Stares Down Rocsi Or Begs For Mercy?

November 1, 2011 12:10 AM

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

Continue reading Terrence J Stares Down Rocsi Or Begs For Mercy?.

"He Heard [It] & Was Like, 'Man I Wanna Get On That Motherf*ker'"

November 1, 2011 12:05 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After Georgia artist Future explains how T.I. became part of his "Magic", new G-Unit signee Genasis breaks down his single "Jackie Chain" featuring Dorrough.]

Continue reading "He Heard [It] & Was Like, 'Man I Wanna Get On That Motherf*ker'".

Photo of the Day: Terrence J & Rocsi (Cap Diss)

November 1, 2011 12:00 AM

I Got My Eyes On You: "106 & Park" hosts Terrence J and Rocsi Diaz stare off.

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

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