January 2012 Archives
January 31, 2012 4:46 PM
Public Enemy's Flavor Flav has stepped forward to kill the hype over weekend reports claiming he was clocked by his own flesh and blood in Las Vegas.
Continue reading Flavor Flav Fights The Power Of Gossip, "My Daughter Did Not Beat Me Up".
January 31, 2012 4:27 PM
Grammy-winning producer Timbaland is showing he is up on the sports scene by penning a new record in honor of Super Bowl-bound NFL star Rob Gronkowski this week.
Continue reading Timbaland Pens New Tribute Record For NFL, Super Bowl-Bound Star [Video].
January 31, 2012 2:25 PM
Out to prove that she's more than a former G-Unit casuality, singer/reality star Olivia has teamed up with 2011 XXL Freshman Fred the Godson for an upcoming mixtape.
Continue reading Olivia, Fred The Godson Pair Up For Beasty Mixtape.
January 31, 2012 1:38 PM
Fans of the popular fighting series SoulCalibur rejoice: The latest entry in the series, SoulCalibur V, slices its way into stores today.
Continue reading "SoulCalibur V".
January 31, 2012 1:25 PM
Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz is capitalzing off his recent mainstream success by leaving Ludacris' Disturbin' Tha Peace for a career run at Def Jam Records.
Continue reading 2 Chainz Leaves Ludacris, "It's Not DTP No More".
January 31, 2012 12:31 PM
[With the USA welcoming in a slew of international music stars as of late, Netherlands-bred rapper Silex is giving you his Top 5 reasons to cop the new must-have single, "Just You & Me."]
"If Birdman Is Prepared To Put His Money Where His Mouth Is, We're Prepared To Accept His $5 Million Wager"
January 31, 2012 12:03 PM
Cash Money Records' Birdman better be careful what he wishes for as a gambling website claims it is prepared to match his $5 million Super Bowl XLVI bet.
January 31, 2012 11:47 AM
Video vixen Amber Rose continues to raise eyebrows by recently getting spotted sporting a face tattoo which had led to online speculation on whether or not the ink is permanent.
Continue reading Amber Rose Gets A Facial, Spotted Sporting Face Tat W/ Wiz Khalifa.
January 31, 2012 11:30 AM
While fans continue to wait for Dr. Dre to announce a Detox release date, his protege Slim the Mobster has revealed Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne may appear on the record.
January 31, 2012 8:42 AM
Young Money star Drake has clarified online hype he created off a line from his "Stay Schemin'" record and said a reference to NBA star Kobe Bryant's divorce was not a shot toward his wife.
January 31, 2012 8:30 AM
Nelly and KRS. Luda and Big Sean. Martin and Gina. If history has taught us one thing, it's that even the most comical beefs must one day come to an end. And in the case of Dreidel Drake and Common, the end could not have come any sooner.
Continue reading Prodigy Talks About G-Unit + Drake Offers Final Words To Common?!.
M.I.A. Ready For Nicki Minaj & Madonna Super Bowl Takeover, "Might As Well Go There W/ America's Biggest Female Icons"
January 31, 2012 8:09 AM
United Kingdom rapper/singer M.I.A. has confirmed plans to head out to Indianapolis next weekend alongside Nicki Minaj and Madonna to perform at the annual Super Bowl game.
January 31, 2012 12:25 AM
[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After Jeezy's artist 2Eleven gave us the info on one of his latest tracks, Pill explains the track "New Clothes, New Shoes" off his upcoming mixtape, The Epidemic.]
Continue reading "It Was Reminiscent Of Me Standing On The Block, Selling Drugs".
January 31, 2012 12:15 AM
[Black Quest: Each week, SOHH asks entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Slaine gave AZ the title last week, Evitan's Jarobi crowns Black Thought SOHH Underrated.]
Continue reading "What I Do Hear Is The Jay-Z's & Nas', But He Has To Be Up There Too".
January 31, 2012 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 Rihanna Looks Dazed & Confused During A Smoke Break.
January 31, 2012 12:00 AM
Just Give Me The Light: Grammy-winning singer Rihanna takes a smoke break.
January 30, 2012 11:17 PM
Renowned producer Dr. Dre showed his relationship with rap star Rick Ross was deeper than rap over the weekend after getting spotted at the Maybach Music Group leader's 36th birthday party in Miami.
Continue reading Dr. Dre Celebrates Rick Ross' 36th B-Day In Miami.
January 30, 2012 9:46 PM
Newly signed Bad Boy Records rapper Machine Gun Kelly has come forward to give his reaction to Diddy exploding over Twitter after getting arrested this past weekend in Florida.
January 30, 2012 5:56 PM
Public Enemy's Flavor Flav caught the wrong end of his daughter this past weekend with reports claiming he was involved in a Las Vegas family brawl which resulted in an arrest.
Continue reading Flavor Flav Gets Clocked By Daughter, Mug Shot Emerges.
January 30, 2012 5:25 PM
Less than a week away, Slaughterhouse's Joell Ortiz is counting on his hometown New York Giants winning it all against the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl.
January 30, 2012 5:06 PM
Young Money's Drake has finally come forward to address the recent war of words between him and rap veteran Common, admitting he has no interest in furthering their feud.
January 30, 2012 2:15 PM
Brooklyn rapper Maino has finally opened up on his new "I Still Love You" record which has stirred online speculation suggesting the track is dedicated to fellow New York hip-hop artist Lil Kim.
January 30, 2012 2:00 PM
Video vixen Amber Rose recently opened up on her break-up with Grammy-winning rap star Kanye West and said all women should realize he is incapable of being faithful.
Continue reading Kanye West Is Your Everyday Cheating Rapper, Says Amber Rose.
January 30, 2012 12:00 PM
[With the winter getting colder each passing day, rapper Nefew is whipping out his Top 5 reasons you should keep warm with his blazing Man Vs. Many album.]
January 30, 2012 11:15 AM
Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy has shown concern over his newly signed artist Machine Gun Kelly getting arrested in Florida this past weekend and taken to Twitter to vent.
Arkatech Beatz's Mike 'Trauma' D Analyzes Alley Boy's 'I Want In' Anthem, "Could Be Cats Playing Chess"
January 30, 2012 9:06 AM
With recent buzz surrounding hip-hop newcomer Alley Boy allegedly taking shots at T.I. and Young Jeezy on his "I Want In" record, SOHH hit his close producer Mike "Trauma" D of Arkatech Beatz for a reaction to the situation.
January 30, 2012 8:45 AM
Young Money rapper Cory Gunz has stepped forward to update fans on his status after getting arrested last Saturday (January 28) on a weapon possession charge in New York City.
January 30, 2012 8:26 AM
Young Money's Nicki Minaj is heading in the same direction as the New York Giants and New England Patriots after recently confirming Super Bowl halftime performance speculation.
Continue reading Nicki Minaj Confirms Super Bowl Hype, "Rehearsals W/ The Queen".
January 30, 2012 8:11 AM
Young Money star Drake took some time away from the recording studio this past weekend by performing at the annual NHL All-Star Game in Canada.
January 30, 2012 1:43 AM
Now she wanna photo, you already know tho. One ring rules 'em all, that's the motto n*gga. Frodo. What's good young world? Ayo it's tax season: And no, black people, you can't claim Red Tails as a dependent, I don't care how many times you went to see it. But, you can be thankful you ain't got the tax man shakin' you down for over 100K, like the homie Bow Wow.
January 30, 2012 12:00 AM
Keep It Real: Bad Boy Records' Machine Gun Kelly finds a Lil Wayne look-alike.
Photo taken from Machine Gun Kelly's Twitter
January 29, 2012 9:31 PM
Video vixen Amber Rose recently opened up on her love life and addressed critics who have labeled her "sloppy seconds" following a break-up with rap star Kanye West two years ago.
Continue reading "Everyone Is Someone's Sloppy Seconds, Unless You're A Virgin".
Machine Gun Kelly Busted In The Sunshine State, "Just Spent My Entire Night In A F*cking Florida Jail"
January 29, 2012 8:39 PM
Newly signed Bad Boy Records rapper Machine Gun Kelly spent a night in a Florida jail this weekend after getting arrested on disorderly conduct following a performance.
January 29, 2012 8:04 PM
Cash Money Records CEO Birdman recently gave fans his opinion on the delayed Juelz Santana and Lil Wayne I Can't Feel My Face collaborative album, admititng he is uncertain if it will ever hit retail outlets.
Continue reading "Whatever Juelz [Santana] & [Lil] Wayne Do We're Gonna Support That".
January 29, 2012 7:14 PM
Young Money rapper Cory Gunz caught heat this weekend after getting arrested in his New York City hometown on a weapons possession charge.
Continue reading Cory Gunz Lives Up To His Name, Rapper Arrested W/ Loaded Gun .
January 29, 2012 12:26 PM
The rumor mill centered on Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles-Carter continues to spin chaos with recent reports claiming the married couple named media mogul Oprah Winfrey as their newborn daughter's godmother getting dismissed.
Continue reading Jay-Z & Beyonce's Oprah Winfrey Godmother Rumors Dismissed.
January 29, 2012 12:05 PM
Cash Money Records founders Ronald "Slim" Williams and Bryan "Baby" Williams are making headlines this weekend for getting named in a sexual assault case.
January 29, 2012 9:14 AM
Video vixen-turned-singer Amber Rose is fully exploring music options after recently dropping her new "Fame" single and said fans should not be shocked to hear her rapping on wax one day.
Continue reading Amber Rose Says She Can Spit Hot Fire, "I Definitely Rap".
January 29, 2012 8:37 AM
Odd Future's Tyler, the Creator recently chopped it up with legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk and discussed his infatuation with the underground culture.
Continue reading Tyler, The Creator Kicks It W/ Skateboarding Legend [Video].
January 29, 2012 8:00 AM
R&B singer Erykah Badu may have a slew of hit records to her name but the Grammy-winning performer will showcase some deejaying skills at a Grammy Week event next month.
Continue reading Erykah Badu Gets Booked To Cut, Scratch At Grammy Week.
January 29, 2012 12:00 AM
So Fresh: Jet Life Records boss Currensy shows off his mean Jordan shoe game.
Photo taken from Currensy's Twitter
January 28, 2012 10:57 PM
Atlanta rap newcomer Alley Boy has stepped forward to provide clarification on driving the Internet nuts this week with a speculated diss record aimed at fellow hometown rap stars T.I. and Young Jeezy.
Continue reading Alley Boy Clarifies Speculated T.I. & Young Jeezy Disses [Video].
January 28, 2012 10:32 PM
West Coast rapper Blu recently experienced the consequence of not living up to fans' expectations as new footage has emerged online showing him getting confronted over a lackluster live performance.
January 28, 2012 10:05 PM
Cash Money Records' Birdman recently updated fans on the status of his forthcoming Bigger Than Life solo album and described his quality of music as growing better with time.
January 28, 2012 9:52 PM
A week after popular file-sharing website Megaupload made global headlines for getting taken down by the FBI over copyright infringement, new reports claim users are coming together to fight back.
Continue reading Megaupload Users Strike Back, Seek Legal Action Against FBI.
January 28, 2012 10:42 AM
Newly signed Bad Boy Records rapper French Montana recently clarified remarks he made about opting out of joining Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music due to Ye's no-phones policy.
Continue reading "Most Of The Phone Calls You Gonna Get Is Just People Asking For Sh*t".
Amber Rose On Dropping 'Fame' For Free-99, "People Want To Be Famous But Don't Really Know What That Entails"
January 28, 2012 10:30 AM
Video vixen Amber Rose recently opened up on her new "Fame" record premiering online and why she decided to snub iTunes by putting her first single out without a price tag.
G.O.O.D. Music Protege Confirms Star-Studded Comp LP, "Marsha Ambrosius, Frank Ocean, Jay Electronica & John Legend All Came"
January 28, 2012 10:15 AM
With the G.O.O.D. Music compilation album still in the works for a spring release, producer Hit-Boy has provided a small update on a recent London studio session.
January 28, 2012 10:03 AM
West Coast rapper Kreayshawn's ex-White Girl Mob group member Lil Debbie has come forward to address recent remarks by V-Nasty claiming she is no longer down with the crew.
January 28, 2012 9:40 AM
With the Internet still buzzing over hip-hop newcomer Iggy Azalea inking an Interscope Records deal this week, the Australian emcee has come forward to dish out more details on her situation.
Continue reading "He's Crazy. He's Like, 'You're The Next Tupac!'".
January 28, 2012 12:00 AM
Howdy Stranger: West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg shows off his many talents.
Photo taken from Snoop Dogg's Twitter
Snoop Dogg Airs Out Kim Kardashian, "Ray J's The Only N*gga That Bounced Back From The B*tch" [Video]
January 27, 2012 10:25 PM
West Coast rapper Snoop Dogg recently issued some harsh words toward reality star Kim Kardashian in light of her publicized break-up with NBA player Kris Humphries and blasted her dating habits.
January 27, 2012 6:09 PM
Rap moguls Jay-Z and Birdman are facing off in a numbers game, however, albums are not in consideration as Billboard has included both hip-hop entrepreneurs in its 2012 Power 100 Index list.
Continue reading Jay-Z, Birdman, Lyor Cohen & More Land On Billboard's Power 100 List.
January 27, 2012 5:28 PM
With Beyonce having finally given birth to Blue Ivy Carter earlier this month, SOHH decided to hit up R&B singer Syleena Johnson and actress Golden Brooks to find out how they recently balanced motherhood and career in a competitive entertainment industry.
Continue reading "If Beyonce's Going To Be Nursing, That's Gonna Be An Issue".
January 27, 2012 5:02 PM
Bad Boy Records' Red Cafe recently spoke on newly signed labelmate French Montana joining the team and how he put the idea in Diddy's head to give him a shot before the Bronx rapper's recent mainstream explosion.
Continue reading Red Cafe Takes Credit For Inspiring French Montana/Diddy Deal [Audio].
January 27, 2012 4:30 PM
Maybach Music Group's Wale recently gave his input on the SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) being discussed by the government and admitted he is not fully up on the current debate.
January 27, 2012 4:07 PM
Weeks after a woman became an overnight Internet sensation for tattooing Drake's name across her forehead, someone has actuallly inked the female fan's image on their arm.
January 27, 2012 2:31 PM
"Love & Hip Hop" star Chrissy Lampkin and fiancee Jim Jones may have to start looking for baby seats with new reports claiming the couple are expecting a baby in the near future.
Continue reading Jim Jones & Chrissy Lampkin Baby Rumors Hit The Internet.
January 27, 2012 1:44 PM
Australian hip-hop newcomer Iggy Azalea has decided to opt out of inking a deal with Def Jam and is now rolling with Interscope Records to put out her debut album this summer.
50 Cent & Birdman Prep Super Clash, Drake Drops A Body For Common, Chelsea Handler, Pastor Troy & More Get Televised
January 27, 2012 12:15 PM
In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we analzye 50 Cent and Birdman's Super Bowl bets, peep Drake ditch one beef to focus on another, get our eyes glazed over by television and oh SOHH much more!
January 27, 2012 12:00 PM
[With Amongst Friends clothing getting co-signs from rap veterans like Bun B, creative director/president Mikol Stambaugh gives you 5 reasons this brand is a must-have.]
January 27, 2012 10:28 AM
Cash Money Records' Bow Wow has raised eyebrows this week by revealing a romantic fling with reality star Kim Kardashian took place a few years ago.
January 27, 2012 10:00 AM
Slaughterhouse's Joell Ortiz has stepped forward to confirm reports claiming his group's long-awaited sophomore album title is in fact, welcome to: OUR HOUSE, and broke down its meaning.
Continue reading "We Feel Like We're Four Of The Dopest MCs On The Planet".
January 27, 2012 9:44 AM
Fans of elusive singer D'Angelo have reason to get excited about his return to music after getting spotted performing live overseas this week for the first time in over a decade.
January 27, 2012 9:20 AM
Rap mogul Diddy is reminding fans just how much of an executive lifestyle he lives with reports claiming tickets for his post-Grammy Awards afterparty next month are going for up to $50,000 each.
January 27, 2012 8:55 AM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent has decided to call off plans to go head-to-head with Cash Money's Birdman in a million dollar bet on next month's Super Bowl.
Continue reading UPDATE: 50 Cent Calls Off Super Bowl Bet, "I Change My Mind".
January 27, 2012 3:25 AM
Just to be safe, let me begin by pausing the first half of this headline. Now that we've gotten that outta the way: Is it just me, or is DJ Whoo Kid becoming the Forrest Gump of rap? Dude is back on his "Remember the Time" sh*t, sitting at bus stops telling anyone within earshot how he's somehow involved in every major Hip Hop event since "Rapper's Delight."
January 27, 2012 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 Vlad Yudin gave his top picks, fellow cameraman David Rousseau names his fave five.]
January 27, 2012 12:00 AM
Sittin' Sideways: UGK's Bun B gives Kendrick Lamar a Houston concert welcome.
Photo credit: Onoame Mukoro
January 26, 2012 9:54 PM
Grammy-winning singer Rihanna is not allowing 2Pac critics bring down her high after publicly showing off a "THUG LIFE" tattoo in the late rapper's honor across her knuckles this week and has relished the hype.
January 26, 2012 9:32 PM
Former Ruff Ryders leader DMX is currently in recovery mode after suffering from food poisoning this week and has stepped forward to thank fans for their concern.
Continue reading DMX Confirms Hospitalization, Food Poisoning Reports.
January 26, 2012 5:28 PM
Young Money star Drake has reportedly squashed issues with a California-based tattoo artist who made headlines last fall for tattooing his name across a woman's forehead.
Continue reading Drake Squashes Tattoo Artist Beef, "Everybody Can Now Move On".
January 26, 2012 4:42 PM
West Coast rap pioneer Too Short has opened up on his past Lil Kim "Call Me" 1997 collaboration and why he needed Notorious B.I.G.'s approval to get the Queen Bee on wax.
Continue reading "Who Gets Off The Plane? No Lil Kim, It Was Biggie".
January 26, 2012 2:00 PM
G-Unit's 50 Cent is reminding fans his Street King global hunger awareness campaign is the real deal by revealing plans to put out a clothing line based on the movement.
Continue reading 50 Cent Dresses Up Street King Campaign, "Clothing Coming Soon".
January 26, 2012 1:00 PM
Rap veteran Nas may be pushing into his 40's but God's Son is still up on the hip-hop newcomers as Young Money protege Tyga Tyga has dished out details on some advice he got from the Def Jam star.
January 26, 2012 12:30 PM
Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross is showing no signs of slowing down after suffering two seizures last fall with plans to roll out a West Coast branch to his growing MMG empire.
Continue reading Rick Ross Rolls Out West, Hints At New Maybach Music Group Signing.
January 26, 2012 12:00 PM
[With "Jersey Shore" star DJ Pauly D signing to G-Unit and cast member Snooki recently gracing Rolling Stone, the GreatApps.com team has provided 5 Reasons why you should buy the new "Snookify Me!" app.]
January 26, 2012 11:50 AM
The founder of former file-sharing website Megaupload, Kim Dotcom, is being forced to remain in custody after having a bail request denied this week in New Zealand.
Continue reading UPDATE: Megaupload Boss Stays Put, Denied Bail.
January 26, 2012 9:28 AM
Cash Money Records CEO Birdman is letting Lil Wayne continue to put together platinum-selling records by revealing Weezy's plans to drop an upcoming I Am Not A Human Being 2 LP and their Like Father, Like Son 2 joint project later this year.
Continue reading "[Lil] Wayne's Got An Album He's About To Drop Real Soon".
January 26, 2012 9:10 AM
With Young Money star Nicki Minaj having recently pushed back her highly-anticipated Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded sophomore album, Cash Money boss Birdman has reflected on her growth as an artist.
January 26, 2012 8:47 AM
Fans anxiously awaiting the follow-up to Slaughterhouse's 2009 self-titled debut can start getting excited with an update surrounding the foursome's sophomore LP title and release date.
Continue reading Slaughterhouse's Sophomore Album Title, Release Date Finally Unveiled.
January 26, 2012 8:45 AM
A day after Bad Boy's French Montana revealed Young Money star Drake is ready to take his issues with rap veteran Common to the streets, Frenchie has stepped forward to kill the hype.
January 26, 2012 8:30 AM
The upcoming G.O.O.D. Music compilation album is continuing to come together and will reportedly make a new record called "Lamborghini, Murci" be its first official single.
Continue reading G.O.O.D. Music Comp Album Injects Need For Speed W/ 1st Single.
January 26, 2012 12:40 AM
An alley is no place for a boy to be during the cold winter months. So Georgia's most popular Alley Boy has found both shelter and warmth inside of a recording studio and is ready to release a new mixtape. And what better way to heat things up than with a diss track? This time around, he's side-stepping Young LA and going straight at T.I. and Young Jeezy, even though he was featured on Jeezy's The Real is Back song, "Four." Cray.
January 26, 2012 12:15 AM
[City of Dreams: Each week, SOHH asks entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Swizz Beatz gave Drag-On the title earlier this week, Boston rapper Slaine crowns AZ as SOHH Underrated.]
Continue reading "I Think He's Really Underrated & As Good A Lyricist As Nas".
January 26, 2012 12:00 AM
Welcome 2 Paradise: Young Jeezy's protege 2Eleven enjoys the lavish life.
January 25, 2012 10:56 PM
With the New York Giants and New England Patriots set to face-off at next month's Super Bowl, G-Unit's 50 Cent has responded to Cash Money boss Birdman's million dollar gamble.
Continue reading 50 Cent Responds To Birdman's Super Bowl Bet, "Hit Me If You Want It".
January 25, 2012 5:51 PM
With East Coast rappers DMX and Yelawolf recently getting bum-rushed by fans at California concerts, SOHH decided to hit up West Coast rap veteran WC to get his take on unexpected stage antics.
Continue reading "Ask For A Pound, Autograph Or Picture But Don't Run Up On A N*gga".
January 25, 2012 4:45 PM
Southern rapper Waka Flocka Flame may be known for his hard-edged style of music, but the Atlanta hip-hop artist has joined a cause looking to help end bullying.
Continue reading Oh Leh Do The Right Thing: Waka Flocka Battles Bullying [Video].
January 25, 2012 4:16 PM
Comedian Chris Rock has credited the recent pairing of Jay-Z and Kanye West with their platinum-selling Watch the Throne joint album for fueling plans to hook-up with estranged stand-up comic Dave Chappelle.
Continue reading Kanye West & Jay-Z Fuel Chris Rock/Dave Chappelle Reunion Plans.
January 25, 2012 4:05 PM
Maybach Music Group's Rick Ross is living the dream this week by revealing he is clocking in time alongside renowned producer Dr. Dre for the next seven days.
Continue reading Dr. Dre Flies Down South For The Boss, "Got Him In Miami All Week".
January 25, 2012 2:05 PM
Artists signing under rappers is hardly a new phenomenon, but as more artists look to build a team, SOHH asked Young Jeezy's protege 2Eleven if there was any concern that his project would be overshadowed by his boss' star power.
Continue reading "Jeezy Embraced My Music & I Saw Him As A Big Homie".
January 25, 2012 2:00 PM
Grammy-winning singer Rihanna is proving she should not be considered your average R&B vixen by revealing a new "THUG LIFE" tattoo spreading across her fingers in honor of the late Tupac Shakur.
Continue reading Rihanna Gets A Hand Job, Tats "THUG LIFE" In 2Pac's Honor.
January 25, 2012 12:00 PM
[With hip-hop and sunglasses existing practically hand in hand, Ivy Shades Eyewear founder/creator Ivy Shades gives you 5 reasons to check out her attention-drawing line.]
January 25, 2012 11:12 AM
In this week's Sales Wrap, Drake once again leads the pack at No. 4, Rihanna finds her way back into Top 5 and Young Jeezy stays frozen in Top 10.
January 25, 2012 10:09 AM
Hollywood actress/singer Adrienne Bailon has finally broken her silence on appearing snugged up with rapper Fabolous during last week's 40/40 Club New York City reopening and said fans should not believe the hype.
January 25, 2012 9:43 AM
As fans continue to wait for photos of Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles-Carter's newborn daughter photos, former Destinty's Child singer Kelly Rowland has dished out some details on Blue Ivy Carter.
French Montana Says Drake Wants To Knuckle Up Common, "He Said He Can't Wait To Run Into Him" [Video]
January 25, 2012 9:21 AM
New York rapper French Montana has peeled back a new chapter in the Drake versus Common saga by revealing the Young Money star's desire to take matters beyond subliminal diss records.
January 25, 2012 9:00 AM
Olivia has been trying to drop that sophomore album for almost a decade now and during a recent visit to Funk Flex's radio show, the popular DJ let her know why she's failed to get any real shine since 2001.
January 25, 2012 8:55 AM
R&B singer Ne-Yo has packed his bags and is taking a career leap by leaving Def Jam for a shot with Motown Records as an artist and business executive.
Continue reading Ne-Yo Ditches Def Jam, Lands Senior Vice President Of A&R Job.
January 25, 2012 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 Pastor Jomo K. Johnson unveiled his top picks last week, director Vlad Yudin gives his fave five.]
Continue reading "You Can Argue That He's One Of The Most Lyrical Artists".
January 25, 2012 12:00 AM
Finally Famous: Rap newcomer Uzoy shows off her new mixtape stash.
January 24, 2012 9:09 PM
Renowned Juice Crew member Masta Ace has stepped up to speak on the current war of words between estranged hip-hop pioneers MC Shan and Marley Marl over unpaid dues and uncredited production claims.
January 24, 2012 5:59 PM
[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After underground Houston artist Uzoy (pronounced "Uzi") discusses her track "Fast Foward," Jeezy's artist 2Eleven gives us the info on one of his latest tracks.]
Continue reading "I Remember I Played The Song Over At Dr. Dre Studio".
Drake Pops The Hollywood Bubble, "[I'd Play] Something That's Not A Rapper Or Basketball Player" [Video]
January 24, 2012 5:47 PM
Young Money star Drake may be a platinum-selling rapper but the actor-turned-rapper still has plans to explore Hollywood, just not with any stereotypical roles.
Chelsea Handler Says Ciara/50 Cent Romance Destroyed Relationship, "I Hung Up & Never Spoken To Him Again" [Video]
January 24, 2012 5:10 PM
Late night talkshow host Chelsea Handler has finally leaked out more details surrounding her secret brief romance with rap star 50 Cent last year and how R&B singer Ciara unknowingly had a role in their break-up.
January 24, 2012 3:45 PM
With rappers like Shyne and The Clipse's Malice having recently displayed a changed attitude toward religion, Deadest Rapper Alive author Pastor Jomo K. Johnson gives SOHH his take on holy worship and hip-hop.
January 24, 2012 2:00 PM
G.O.O.D. Music's Kid Cudi has stepped forward to clear the air on making weekend headlines after trashing a stage set in Australia and vowed to do the same if he ever experiences similar incidents.
Continue reading "If My Set Is Ever Cut Short At Any Show, I'm Trashing The Stage".
January 24, 2012 1:18 PM
[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After Yo Gotti got to the bottom of his Rick Ross-assisted anthem "Harder," underground Houston artist Uzoy (pronounced "Uzi") discusses her track "Fast Foward."]
Continue reading "It's A Mixtape, But It Sounds Like An Album".
January 24, 2012 12:00 PM
[With video vixen Amber Rose to hip-hop ladies like Nicki Minaj and Trina taking leggings to the next level, Angel Brinks Fashion creator Angel Brinks gives you 5 Reasons to support her eye-catching line.]
January 24, 2012 11:06 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 Warren Buffett Shows Jay-Z How To Make A Real Dynasty.
Maino Hints At Broken Lil Kim Relationship, "Fighting & We Arguing Sh*t We Never Used To Do" [Audio]
January 24, 2012 10:55 AM
Brooklyn rapper Maino has apparently broken his silence on just how close a bond he shared with fellow New York hip-hop artist Lil Kim in a tell-all record titled "I Still Love You."
Prodigy Reveals Secret To Battling Sickle Cell Disease, "I Had Many Years When I Was Slippin'" [Video]
January 24, 2012 10:27 AM
Mobb Deep's Prodigy recently opened up about his battle with sickle cell disease and how he has managed to stay in top shape balancing health concerns with a successful rap career.
January 24, 2012 9:54 AM
Times are tough these days and rappers are not exempt as seen this week with Southern hip-hop artist Pastor Troy getting spotted on televised courtroom show "Judge Alex."
January 24, 2012 9:36 AM
Southern rapper Webbie has come forward to kill reports suggesting he may be connected to a fatal Alabama nightclub shooting from over the weekend.
Continue reading Webbie Addresses Fatal Shooting, Nightclub Murder Accusations.
January 24, 2012 8:44 AM
Love can be a funny thing: One day, you're sharing ice cream on a train ride to the Rucker and the next, your go to kiss your boo of 20 years and she's telling you to lean back. Fat Joe my n*gga, I hate it had to be him.
January 24, 2012 12:15 AM
[City of Dreams: Each week, SOHH asks entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After rap veteran Mysonne gave himself the honor, Swizz Beatz crowns former Ruff Ryders member Drag-On SOHH Underrated.]
January 24, 2012 12:05 AM
[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After Dancehall star Cham discussed the success of "Wine" last week, Yo Gotti gets to the bottom of his Rick Ross-assisted anthem, "Harder."]
January 24, 2012 12:00 AM
Billionaire Status: Renowned business investor Warren Buffett shows Jay-Z how to make a true dynasty sign.
January 23, 2012 11:24 PM
Bad Boy Records CEO Sean "Diddy" Combs is showing no signs of slowing down his industry-setting moves with new reports claiming he is in the midst of launching a music-themed cable network.
January 23, 2012 10:30 PM
Cash Money Records' Birdman is looking to cash-in on next month's Super Bowl match-up between the New England Patriots and New York Giants by revealing a $5 million bet.
Continue reading Birdman Makes Another Super Bowl Gamble, "I Bet 5 Million".
January 23, 2012 10:11 PM
After hitmaker Swizz Beatz was erroneously identified as the CEO of file-sharing website Megaupload.com last week, the real boss has been revealed and currently remains in custody overseas.
Continue reading Megaupload Boss Fights For Freedom, Remains In Custody.
January 23, 2012 5:29 PM
OutKast's Andre 3000 may not be cooking up new records on a regular basis, however, the Atlanta hip-hop star has unveiled his very own kale and collards recipe.
Continue reading Andre 3000 Heats Up A Southern Delight, Reveals Personal Recipe.
January 23, 2012 5:05 PM
Film director Robert Townsend recently chopped it up with SOHH and gave his opinion on why he feels hip-hop veteran Nas should be considered amongst hip-hop elite.
Continue reading "Lil Wayne Is At The Top Of His Game But Nas' Up There W/ The Best".
David Banner Gives Critical "Red Tails" Review, "My Criticisms Aside, It Is A Movie That Must Be Seen"
January 23, 2012 4:37 PM
Southern rapper-turned-actor David Banner has given a full-length review of the new George Lucas-executive produced Red Tails film and pointed out while there are some faults, the movie is an overall success.
January 23, 2012 3:59 PM
Harlem rapper A$AP Rocky sheds light on the state of fashion and its extravagent embrace by the hip-hop community in the new issue of Complex magazine.
January 23, 2012 1:25 PM
With the Academy Awards just a month away, Hollywood actor De'Aundre Bonds recently hit up SOHH to give the inside scoop on a few upcoming film and music projects.
January 23, 2012 12:47 PM
West Coast rapper Lil B recently dished out his feelings on the current state of hip-hop and admitted after years of respect for the game, rap has simply turned into a joke.
Continue reading Lil B On The State Of Hip-Hop, "It's A Joke to Me Now" [Video].
January 23, 2012 12:00 PM
[Showing she can balance being a Skinny Bitch Apparel brand ambassador and music career with co-signs from rappers like Fred the Godson, urban entertainer Baiyu gives you her Top 5 reasons to cash-in on her music.]
January 23, 2012 11:32 AM
Former Murder Inc. CEO Irv Gotti has clarified speculation on being anti-Def Jam and wanting to takeover the historic label's presidential vacancy after numerous controversial remarks last fall.
January 23, 2012 10:54 AM
Comedian Tracy Morgan is reportedly hospitalized in a Utah medical facility after collapsing at an awards ceremony over the weekend.
Continue reading Tracy Morgan Collapses At Sundance Film Festival, Rushed To Hospital.
January 23, 2012 9:49 AM
Rap veteran Xzibit has taken fans a bit closer into his personal life by revealing his father's health struggles intensifying by having a leg amputated over the weekend.
January 23, 2012 9:31 AM
G-Unit's 50 Cent showed his support for the New York Giants last night (January 22) by revealing a $500,000 bet he placed on the hometown team.
January 23, 2012 9:06 AM
Rap newcomer Freddie Gibbs recently talked about the "gangster" label in hip-hop and why he does not mind getting painted as the music industry's bad guy.
Continue reading "So Many N*ggas In This [Rap] Sh*t Is P*ssy".
January 23, 2012 8:20 AM
In the classic Hip Hop film, Belly Nas intelligent, but misguided character, Sincere kept hassling his wife about "moving to Africa." Which was funny, because Africa is a huge place -- he was never very specific about what part. You've got certain places there that no one wants to be.
Continue reading Nas Names One Thing That Scares ALL Rappers + Is The YMCMB Wave Over?!.
January 23, 2012 12:00 AM
Ridin' Dirty: Aftermath Records' Kendrick Lamar shares some camera time at the SF2 Clothing store in Houston, Texas.
Photo taken by SOHH's J. Bachelor
January 22, 2012 11:03 PM
Hitmaker Swizz Beatz made headlines last week for an alleged association with file-sharing website Megaupload, however, an inside source has come forward to clarify the hype.
ESPN's Skip Bayless Calls Out 50 Cent, "I've Invited Him Numerous Times To Come In Studio, Take Me On"
January 22, 2012 10:40 AM
Outspoken ESPN personality Skip Bayless is branching outside of his sports talk and publicly questioned 50 Cent's decision to avoid a face-to-face sitdown on national television.
January 22, 2012 10:14 AM
A decision on SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect IP Act) will have to wait longer than expected as government officials are delaying a vote on both bills.
Continue reading SOPA & PIPA Stalled, Anti-Piracy Bills Delayed After Online Protests.
January 22, 2012 10:06 AM
The war of words between rap veteran Common and Young Money's Drake have ceased to end with the G.O.O.D. Music affiliate once again getting at him in a new freestyle.
January 22, 2012 9:46 AM
Former Westside Connection member Mack 10 has made headlines this weekend with reports claiming he owes over $229,000 in a creditor debt court case.
January 22, 2012 9:30 AM
DJ Premier, Just Blaze, Q-Tip and more recently shared their reactions to legendary New York funk and soul musician Jimmy Castor passing away a few days ago from heart complications and the impact he had on hip-hop.
January 22, 2012 12:02 AM
2 Fast 2 Furious: Terror Squad's Fat Joe shows off his new set of wheels.
Photo taken from Fat Joe's Twitter
January 21, 2012 7:16 PM
Rap veteran Uncle Luke has revealed plans to hook back up with estranged 2 Live Crew group members for a summertime reunion tour.
Continue reading Uncle Luke Ready To Get Nasty Again, Reveals 2 Live Crew Reunion Plans.
January 21, 2012 6:21 PM
Rap mogul Jay-Z's 40/40 Club experienced minor complications shortly after its reopening this week in New York City after failing a health inspection.
Continue reading Jay-Z's 40/40 Club Fails Health Inspection, Temporarily Shut Down.
January 21, 2012 11:12 AM
Young Money's Tyga recently opened up about putting on for his city and dished out how much of a grind it was to stand out in Los Angeles without street credibility.
January 21, 2012 10:57 AM
Despite pushing back their WZRD collaborative effort to next month, hip-hop duo Kid Cudi and Dot Da Genius' tracklisting has now emerged online.
Continue reading Kid Cudi & Dot Da Genius' "WZRD" Tracklisting Unveiled.
January 21, 2012 10:38 AM
West Coast rapper Snoop Dogg does not have to worry about breaking his bank to cover the cost of an attorney for his recent marijuana possession arrest as new reports claim the fine is just over $500.
Continue reading Snoop Dogg's Marijuana Arrest, Fine Details Revealed.
January 21, 2012 10:23 AM
Grammy-winning singer Beyonce Knowles-Carter has become the latest celebrity to offer a reaction to the passing of music icon Etta James this week and reflected on how large of an impact she had on her.
Continue reading Beyonce Reacts To Etta James' Passing, "This Is A Huge Loss".
January 21, 2012 10:02 AM
Young Money star Nicki Minaj has decided to hold off treating fans to a special Valentine's Day treat by pushing back her Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded album release to the spring.
Continue reading Nicki Minaj Breaks V-Day Hearts, Delays "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded".
January 21, 2012 9:00 AM
One of the cool things that I miss about the show Rap City: Tha Bassment were the freestyles. You'd see some of the hottest acts of the time goin' in over some of the popular beats of that era.
January 21, 2012 12:00 AM
The Good Life: Knicks star Carmelo Anthony and hitmaker Swizz Beatz toast it up.
Photo taken from Swizz Beatz's Twitter
January 20, 2012 10:55 PM
Newly signed Bad Boy Records artist French Montana has opened up on bringing New York rap back to the forefront and why 2012 is his time to shine for the East Coast region.
Continue reading "It Seems Like There's Been A Dark Cloud Over New York & The East Coast".
January 20, 2012 10:40 PM
M.O.P. rapper Billy Danze recently caught up with SOHH to discuss Rap United Nation (R.U.N.), an organization and Web site he launched to give talented rappers a shot at having their voices heard.
January 20, 2012 6:10 PM
After hitmaker Swizz Beatz made headlines this week as the alleged mastermind behind file-sharing website Megaupload, his attorney has stepped forward to clear up the speculation.
January 20, 2012 6:05 PM
After New York rapper DMX heated up the Internet this week with talks of a possible Ruff Ryders reunion touring kicking off soon, the label's CEO Joaquin "Waah" Dean has confirmed the hype.
Continue reading DMX's Ruff Ryders Reunion Plans In Tact, Says CEO.
January 20, 2012 4:33 PM
R&B singer Ashanti recently updated fans on her status with former Murder Inc. Records labelmate Ja Rule and admitted they had an extensive conversation to patch things up.
January 20, 2012 4:30 PM
Hours after popular file-sharing website Megaupload was shut down through government actions, a fury of online sites have experienced the wrath of hackers reportedly in retaliation for yesterday's execution.
Continue reading Gov't Website Hackings Spread Following Megaupload Shutdown.
January 20, 2012 3:30 PM
Midwest rap veteran Tech N9ne has teamed up with Bad Boy Records' Machine Gun Kelly to create what is being promoted as the longest hip-hop tour of all time.
Continue reading Tech N9ne & Machine Gun Kelly Shoot To Make Rap History [Video].
January 20, 2012 2:00 PM
Star Wars creator George Lucas finally gets to see his labor of love soar, as the high flying film Red Tails arrives in theaters today.
Continue reading "Red Tails": "Boondocks Creator Aaron McGruder Helped Pen The Script".
January 20, 2012 12:40 PM
Blues legend Etta James passed away this week after a two-year battle with leukemia and other medical complications, leaving celebrities and entertainers sending out their public condolences.
Rick Ross' Maybach Music Hottie Finally Exposed, Swizz's Mega Powers Can't Beat The Feds, "Young Tampax" Keeps Winning
January 20, 2012 12:25 PM
In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we finally find out who's the new female voice that belongs to "Maybach Music", see why Swizz Beatz is public enemy number one, award Drake with Doggy of the Week honors and oh SOHH much more!
January 20, 2012 12:05 PM
Months after the fatal shooting of Cali Swag District's M-Bone, new reports claim there is a $25,000 award being offered in hopes of getting a lead on the murderer's whereabouts.
Continue reading $25,000 Award Offered In Cali Swag District Murder Case.
January 20, 2012 12:00 PM
[With the fashion game intensifying on a daily basis, Skinny Bitch Apparel brand ambassador Baiyu gives ladies her Top 5 reasons to get with a winning clothing line.]
January 20, 2012 11:30 AM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent recently discussed the status of his delayed Before I Self Destruct follow-up and revealed an intent to drop at least two more albums.
January 20, 2012 9:04 AM
After Australian supermodel Jessica Gomes revealed she is the voice behind rap star Rick Ross' catchy "Maybach Music" voiceovers, the overseas hottie has now given her take on rapper Iggy Azalea bringing mainstream attention to their country.
January 20, 2012 8:53 AM
Former Murder Inc. CEO Irv Gotti is still hot over Def Jam not having a president in place and explained why the iconic label is hurting its name by leaving the position unoccupied.
January 20, 2012 4:45 AM
Ayo Maury Povich: I gotta major episode for you, bruh bruh. Apparently a Florida woman is claiming Rick Ross fathered her seed. Get on your job.
January 20, 2012 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 Sha Stimuli revealed his fave five, author Pastor Jomo K. Johnson unveils his top picks.]
Continue reading "He's Willing To Share His Deepest Pain & His Deepest Hurt".
January 20, 2012 12:00 AM
Bling Bling: Memphis rapper Yo Gotti keeps the room bright with his icy delights.
Photo taken from Yo Gotti's Twitter
January 19, 2012 10:59 PM
Maybach Music Group's Wale has confirmed Atlanta rapper Pill's disassociation from Rick Ross' growing label roster and said despite some haste words over the past few weeks he still has nothing but love for him.
January 19, 2012 4:59 PM
After heating up the Internet over the past few weeks with an on-going rap battle campaign against Young Money's Drake, Chicago rapper Common is ready to move forward.
Continue reading Common Willing To Drop Drake Rap Battle, "I Said What I Needed To Say".
January 19, 2012 4:24 PM
Shortly after it was discovered hitmaker Swizz Beatz is the brains behind popular file-sharing website Megaupload, the FBI have shut down the site and issued criminal charges.
January 19, 2012 3:30 PM
[With Cash Money Content re-releasing late author Iceberg Slim's Long White Con, the celebrated writer's daughter Misty Beck gives you her Top 5 reasons this book is a must-have.]
Wiz Khalifa Addresses Hometown Critics, "I Just Want Y'All To Know The World Is Bigger Than Pittsburgh"
January 19, 2012 2:00 PM
Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa is reminding fans he still puts on for his city by dishing out is hometown love amid speculated criticism.
January 19, 2012 1:00 PM
Next month's Grammy Awards 2012 stage will have to be big enough for both Nicki Minaj and Rihanna as the R&B star has revealed she is now slated to put her vocals to the test at the annual ceremony.
Continue reading Rihanna Makes Nicki Minaj Scoot Over, Added To Grammy Awards Performers.
January 19, 2012 12:00 PM
Tensions are rising between Beyonce Knowles-Carter's camp and a British publication regarding a speculated falsified interview with the new mother.
Continue reading Beyonce's Camp Calls Post-Baby Interview Fake, Star Magazine Responds.
January 19, 2012 11:25 AM
NFL star Dez Bryant has stepped forward to kill rumors and speculation claiming there is a beef between him and Lil Wayne following a physical altercation last weekend in Miami.
January 19, 2012 9:05 AM
Former Ruff Ryders leader DMX is still holding out hope for a reunion with estranged members The LOX, Eve, Swizz Beatz and Drag-On by hinting at an upcoming tour.
January 19, 2012 9:00 AM
Pop singer Bruno Mars no longer has to worry about having a dirty criminal record as a judge has dismissed his cocaine possession charge dating back nearly two years ago.
Continue reading Bruno Mars' Cocaine Possession Case Gets Sniffed Out, Erased Off Record.
January 19, 2012 8:45 AM
Music producer Swizz Beatz has been revealed as the person behind popular file-sharing website, Megaupload, however he is now facing backlash and legal woes courtesy of Universal Music Group.
DJ Whoo Kid Almost Got Stabbed By Suge Knight's Entourage, "We Started Running Out The Back, I'm Jumping In The Van" [Video]
January 19, 2012 8:34 AM
G-Unit's DJ Whoo Kid recently revealed a past run-in he had with former Death Row Records co-owner Marion "Suge" Knight and why he almost got stabbed for playing 50 Cent's music at a Los Angeles nightclub.
January 19, 2012 8:12 AM
Rap mogul Jay-Z was off baby patrol last night (January 18) after getting spotted at the exclusive re-opening of his 40/40 Club New York City sports bar.
Continue reading Jay-Z Makes First Post-Baby Appearance At 40/40 Club Re-Opening.
January 19, 2012 8:00 AM
Thank you, Based Obama, for not supporting SOPA. These CD and DVD street bootleggers who've been put out of work because of all the file sharing and downloading really thought they was gonna start eatin' again, too.
January 19, 2012 12:00 AM
Boss of All Bosses: Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross taunts and flaunts.
Photo taken from Rick Ross' Twitter
January 19, 2012 12:00 AM
[When I Get Free: Each week, SOHH asks entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After singer/actress Baiyu crowns Shyne SOHH Underrated, NY rapper Mysonne explains why the outspoken rapper is a dying breed in rap music.]
Continue reading "There's Gotta Be Somebody Willing To Stand For Something".
"One Day [Lil Wayne's] In Snowboots, The Next Day He's In A Godd*mn Fitted Cap & Locs, N.W.A. Style"
January 18, 2012 10:15 PM
With buzz continuing to build around rap star Lil Wayne's new Trukfit clothing line, manager Cortez Bryant has stepped forward to provide more details on Weezy's concepts and what fans can anticipate from the new line.
January 18, 2012 10:10 PM
With rap legend LL Cool J blaming radio for hurting the music industry, SOHH recently hit up fellow hip-hop veteran DJ Prince Paul to find out what he feels is negatively impacting the genre.
Continue reading "I Think Hip-Hop Is Lacking Genuine Love".
January 18, 2012 10:00 PM
A couple months after Hollywood actor Will Ferrell offered his take, Blades of Glory co-star Jon Heder has now weighed in on Jay-Z and Kanye West sampling his voice off their Watch the Throne anthem, "N*ggas In Paris."
January 18, 2012 6:02 PM
Hip-hop is joining the online viral rallies against SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect IP Act) by protesting proposed legislation which could result in the Internet getting monitored by government.
January 18, 2012 4:55 PM
[As Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) continues to build their mainstream buzz, West Coast rapper Ras Kass stakes his claim as having co-signed the brutal sport for decades.]
Continue reading "I'm The First Person To Ever Mention UFC In A Song".
January 18, 2012 4:46 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has been indentified as the "famous rapper" who got into a physical altercation with NFL superstar Dez Bryant in Miami over the weekend.
Continue reading Lil Wayne Identified In Miami Club Fight W/ NFL Cowboys Star.
January 18, 2012 4:20 PM
Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller has listed his top five rappers he hopes to see takeover hip-hop's reigns for 2012, ranging from Harlem newcomer A$AP Rocky to The Cool Kids' Mikey Rocks.
January 18, 2012 4:00 PM
Rap mogul Jay-Z has killed the speculation and rumors suggesting he recently pledged to refrain from utilizing the term "b*tch" in light of the birth of his daughter.
Continue reading Jay-Z Says B*tch Please, Denies Banning B-Word From Rhymes.
January 18, 2012 1:15 PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, Drake leads the pack at No. 4, Young Jeezy loses his placing outside Top 5 and Yo Gotti makes an impact on the chart.
January 18, 2012 12:45 PM
[With comedian Affion Crockett's first-ever mobile application now available, Fig1 app developer Matt Bijarchi gives you his Top 5 reasons to download this fun tool ASAP.]
January 18, 2012 11:55 AM
The 2012 Grammy Awards will display their hip-hop influence this year after announcing rap veteran LL Cool J as its first official host in nearly a decade.
January 18, 2012 11:05 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music compilation album guest list continues to expand as new reports claim singer Marsha Ambrosius, rapper/producer Mannie Fresh and more artists will appear on the project.
January 18, 2012 9:34 AM
While rap mogul Jay-Z may be enjoying the good life as an executive these days, a portion of his Rocawear clothing staff have lost their jobs due to tough economic times.
January 18, 2012 9:14 AM
Young Money's Drake is reportedly looking to cash-in on a couple of Miami beach condos, which appeared in his "I'm On One" music video, for a combined price of nearly $3 million.
Continue reading Drake Selling Massive Luxury Condos From "I'm On One" Music Video.
January 18, 2012 8:00 AM
Nas may be one of the most prolific rap artists in the game, but a common complaint among heads that've been rockin' with him since day one is that his beat selection has grown a bit -- stale over the past few years.
January 18, 2012 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 Dres dropped his fave five last week, rapper-turned-author Sha Stimuli gives his top picks.]
January 18, 2012 12:00 AM
Snap Shot: West Coast rapper Roc C gets some camera action popping with Rapper Big Pooh, Evidence and female companions.
January 17, 2012 10:04 PM
Video vixen Amber Rose has experienced a change of heart and decided to kill any sympathetic feelings she had toward a remorseful Kanye West, saying she no longer forgives him over past pain he caused her.
Continue reading Amber Rose To Kanye West: "Take Your Apology & Shove It Up Your A**".
January 17, 2012 5:45 PM
[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After NY rapper Mysonne dissected his "Scattered Thoughts," Dancehall star Cham discusses the success of his song "Wine."]
Continue reading "I Started Out With The Hottest Song In Dancehall".
January 17, 2012 5:13 PM
After holding a grudge toward his former Bad Boy Records boss Diddy for over a decade, rapper Shyne claims he is back on good terms with the music mogul.
January 17, 2012 4:05 PM
Hollywood actor/rapper Nick Cannon has opened up on getting hospitalized earlier this month in Colorado due to mild kidney failure and how much pain he endured through the experience.
Continue reading Nick Cannon Reflects On Kidney Scare, "I Thought I Was Going To Die".
January 17, 2012 4:00 PM
Brooklyn rapper Papoose recently offered his opinion on who ultimately won the early 2000's rap battle between Nas/Jay-Z, admitting "Ether" delivered a knockout punch to Young Hov.
January 17, 2012 1:45 PM
Philadelphia rap veteran Charli Baltimore recently discussed her return to the music spotlight and what ultimately motivated her to pick up the microphone once again.
Russell Simmons Says Lil Wayne's 'Fit' For Success, "I Think What He Does Speaks To The Next Generation" [Video]
January 17, 2012 1:30 PM
With Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne continuing to promote his new Trukfit clothing line, music mogul Russell Simmons has offered his take on Weezy's venture into the fashion world.
January 17, 2012 12:46 PM
[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After West Coast rapper Roc C styled up his new "Styllions" record, NY rapper Mysonne dissects his "Scattered Thoughts."]
Continue reading "The First Year Of My Incarceration, My Mind Was So Scattered".
"Diary Of A Single Mom": "I've Been Putting Down Work From 'The 5 Heartbeats' To Everything In-Between"
January 17, 2012 12:00 PM
[With his new Diary of a Single Mom finally available for purchase, renowned actor/director Robert Townsend gives you his Top 5 reasons to add this flick to your DVD collection.]
January 17, 2012 11:10 AM
Grammy-winning singer Beyonce Knowles-Carter has finally come forward to speak on the birth of her newborn daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, and where her state of mind currently is.
January 17, 2012 10:13 AM
G.O.O.D. Music rapper Kid Cudi has decided to keep fans waiting in anticipation for his upcoming WZRD joint effort alongside Dot Da Genius by pushing its release date back a month.
Continue reading Kid Cudi & Dot Da Genius' 'WZRD' Release Date Vanishes Into Thin Air.
January 17, 2012 9:39 AM
After making Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group renowned with her signature voice, the woman behind appearing at the intro of practically every MMG record has finally been unveiled as Australian model Jessica Gomes.
Papoose Says It's Drake's Turn To Address Common's Diss, "We Have To Wait For Him To Answer" [Video]
January 17, 2012 9:08 AM
As tensions continue to boil in the Drake versus Common saga, Brooklyn rapper Papoose has stepped forward to offer his take on the war of words.
January 17, 2012 7:00 AM
I'm starting to notice something: The closer we get to the release of Tyga's debut album, the more this cat is getting in trouble with the law.
January 17, 2012 12:15 AM
[When I Get Free: Each week, SOHH asks entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Big Boy gave N.W.A. props last week, singer/actress Baiyu crowns Shyne SOHH Underrated.]
Continue reading "I Don't Think People Really Understand The Struggles He's Been Through".
January 17, 2012 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 Jim Jones' Mommy, Not Baby's Mama, Spits Fire Bombs.
January 17, 2012 12:00 AM
Mama Said Knock You Out: Nancy Jones a.k.a. Mama Jones keeps it real on the mic.
January 17, 2012 12:00 AM
[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After Houston rap newcomer Marcus Manchild gave us the scoop on his "We Wrong" anthem, West Coast rapper Roc C styles up his new "Styllions" record.]
Continue reading "I Got Big Pooh, Madlib & Blu All On The Same Record".
January 16, 2012 8:33 PM
Terror Squad leader Fat Joe has revealed his ability to make club anthems with the right hit single and why most times it comes from having natural instinct.
January 16, 2012 6:35 PM
Just a week after the birth of Jay-Z and Beyonce's daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, reports are claiming their newborn's name is being used to push drugs in California.
Continue reading Jay-Z & Beyonce's Newborn Daughter's Name Gets Kushed.
T.I. Producer Says Keep Pimpin', "I Want To Be Able To Play Drake When I'm Around My Mom & Grandmother"
January 16, 2012 5:20 PM
With the new release of Grammy-winning rapper T.I.'s "Pimp" track circulating online, SOHH decided to chat with producer Cavie about getting raunchy rap lyrics mainstream exposure.
January 16, 2012 5:15 PM
With her "Can't Knock The Hustle" T.I.T.S. t-shirts flying off shelves, SOHH decided to reach out to actress Esther Baxter to find out what she has in store for the future.
Continue reading "The Slogan Is 'Can't Knock The Hustle' & We're Not Stopping".
January 16, 2012 5:02 PM
Incarcerated rapper Lil Boosie has decided to provide fans an update on his status behind bars and his mental state as he prepares to face a murder trial this spring.
January 16, 2012 4:05 PM
In light of his new Deadest Rapper Alive book focusing heavily on Lil Wayne, SOHH decided to hit up author Pastor Jomo K. Johnson to find out why he decided to target Weezy instead of equally hated stars like Jay-Z.
Continue reading "There's No Artist That Has Had The Impact That Lil Wayne Has Had".
January 16, 2012 3:20 PM
Hip-hop pioneer Marley Marl has lashed back at accusations made by former Juice Crew member MC Shan claiming he is notorious for shady business practices and takes credit for produced records he is not responsible for.
January 16, 2012 1:40 PM
In honor of Martin Luther King Day, hip-hop artists Talib Kweli and Big K.R.I.T. have reflected on the late civil rights leader's impact on their lives.
January 16, 2012 12:15 PM
[With the long-awaited Live from the Kitchen album finally in stores, Memphis rapper Yo Gotti gives you his Top 5 reasons why the delayed studio debut is a must-have.]
January 16, 2012 11:55 AM
Power couple Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles-Carter are looking out for the less fortunate in light of their newborn daughter's birth by donating their baby's gifts to charity.
Continue reading Beyonce & Jay-Z Show Love, Donate Blue Ivy Carter's Gifts [Video].
January 16, 2012 11:25 AM
Rap veteran LL Cool J recently shed light on the music industry and explained why he feels the radio business is ultimately hurting all genres.
January 16, 2012 9:47 AM
After heating up the Internet last fall with steamy intimate photos spreading across the Internet, footage of rapper Maino and singer Olivia Longott dating has now emerged.
January 16, 2012 9:24 AM
Just 48 hours away from its re-opening, rap mogul Jay-Z's 40/40 Club renovation details have begun circulating online revealing the scoop on what to expect once the doors re-open for business.
January 16, 2012 8:00 AM
First off, the group is called Bone Thugs N Harmony. Thugs. Not Hugs N Harmony. So if things get a little wild at their show, how surprised can you really be?
Continue reading Maliah Drops Clothes For NFL Team + Layzie Bone Smacks Fan With Mic?!?.
January 16, 2012 12:00 AM
Show Me The Money: Actress Esther Baxter and manager Jennifer Horton show off their "Can't Knock the Hustle" T.I.T.S. collaboration.
Photo submitted by JRH Entertainment Group
January 15, 2012 10:25 PM
Cash Money Records CEO Birdman has stayed mum on plans to drop a collaborative effort alongside Lil Wayne but has now raised eyebrows by tweeting the shelved album's title over the weekend.
Continue reading Birdman Teases, Hints At Delayed Lil Wayne Joint LP .
January 15, 2012 9:42 PM
America's love for hip-hop was on national display heading into the weekend when ESPN reporter Heather Cox dropped some Rick Ross bars during a live broadcast.
January 15, 2012 11:49 AM
A week after DMX shook off some crazed fan attacking him in Long Beach, the man has come forward to explain his motivation.
January 15, 2012 11:41 AM
Actor/Rapper Nick Cannon appears to be back on his feet following a publicized hospitalization earlier this month after getting spotted at the 5 Annual BET Honors ceremony.
Continue reading Nick Cannon Makes Public Appearance Following Hospitalization.
January 15, 2012 11:28 AM
Brooklyn rap veteran Lil Kim may have had some issues with Young Money's Drake back in 2010, however, tensions seemed to have calmed with new footage showing her dancing to his "The Motto" record in Florida.
Continue reading Lil Kim Spotted Rocking To Drake & Lil Wayne [Video].
January 15, 2012 11:04 AM
Music mogul Madonna has confirmed recent hype involving her laying a kiss on Young Money star Nicki Minaj but denied it was overly romantic.
January 15, 2012 10:45 AM
Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz has stepped forward to kill rumors claiming he was robbed this weekend and explained what really went down at a Detroit event.
Continue reading 2 Chainz Robbery Rumors Emerge, Rapper Addresses The Hype.
January 15, 2012 12:00 AM
Office Space: Dipset's Jim Jones takes a moment to handle business affairs.
Photo taken from Jim Jones' Twitter
January 14, 2012 11:30 PM
Interscope Records CEO Jimmy Iovine has stepped forward to clear the air on reports claiming popular Beats By Dre headphones line has parted ways with longtime manufacturer Monster Cable.
January 14, 2012 8:51 PM
A few weeks after speculation stirred behind Drake's alleged tattoo of late singer Aaliyah, a new photo now shows off his numerous ink jobs.
Continue reading Drake Shows Off His Ink Jobs, Aaliyah Tattoo Confirmed.
January 14, 2012 11:00 AM
Video vixen-turned-singer Amber Rose recently dished out her love for boyfriend Wiz Khalifa days after celebrating their one-year anniversary together and revealed how much they spoil each other.
January 14, 2012 10:50 AM
While Jay-Z continues to welcome in fatherhood, the music mogul's "Glory" tribute record and recent hospital complaints have been spoofed in a new record called "Lenox Hill Glory"
Continue reading Jay-Z's Emotional "Glory" Tribute, Hospital Problems Spoofed [Audio].
January 14, 2012 10:29 AM
Australian hip-hop sensation Iggy Azalea has come forward to unveil her new romance with fellow rap newcomer A$AP Rocky and just how serious their relationship currently is.
January 14, 2012 10:12 AM
Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday producers, Pop and Oak, have reflected on the album getting a Grammy nomination in light of initial complications behind its "Your Love" record.
Continue reading Nicki Minaj Producers Reflect On Mega "Pink Friday" Anthem Leak.
January 14, 2012 9:51 AM
Wu-Tang Clan's Ghostface Killah recently opened up on his belief in God and stressed the importance of fans and hip-hop artists alike having faith in a higher power.
January 14, 2012 12:00 AM
Power of the P: West Coast rapper Kreayshawn shows off her weight-lifting ability.
Photo taken from Kreayshawn's Twitter
January 13, 2012 10:11 PM
More details continue to emerge behind rap star Lil Wayne's Trukfit clothing line as new reports clalm the skateboarding-based brand's logo is "Respect Few, Fear None."
Continue reading Lil Wayne Lives To "Respect Few, Fear None" W/ Trukfit.
January 13, 2012 9:31 PM
West Coast rapper Kreayshawn is keeping busy these days on the microphone and in front of the rolling cameras by teaming up with Atlanta's 2 Chainz for his new "Murder" music video.
Continue reading Kreayshawn Thrashes & Dashes, Enjoys Some Bloody Murder W/ 2 Chainz.
Shyne's Unreleased 'Carter IV' Verse Leaks, "I'm Just Fighting For Survival W/ A Bullet & A Bible" [Audio]
January 13, 2012 5:51 PM
New York rapper Shyne's unreleased "Outro" verse off Lil Wayne's platinum-selling Tha Carter IV album has emerged online and shows the reformed emcee going back to his gritty rhyming days.
January 13, 2012 4:42 PM
A man accused of killing the friend of New Orleans rapper Juvenile has reportedly been given life behind bars for his role in the 2004 murder.
Continue reading Man Accused Of Killing Juvenile's Friend Gets Life Behind Bars.
January 13, 2012 3:14 PM
Chicago rap veteran Common has defended his decision to entertain a rap battle with Drake following the recent release of his "Stay Schemin'" remix which targeted the Young Money star.
January 13, 2012 2:48 PM
Video vixen Amber Rose has clarified recent revelations made toward reality star Kim Kardashian, who she claims broke up her Kanye West romance, and said the unexpected remarks were the result of stored frustration.
January 13, 2012 2:30 PM
Music mogul Dr. Dre's successful Beats By Dre will have to find a new manufacturing partner as reports claim the headphones line is cutting its ties with Monster Cable Products.
Continue reading Dr. Dre's Beats Splits Ways W/ Monster Supplier.
Jay-Z & Beyonce Create A New Blue-Print, Common Vs. Drake Beef Fizzles Out, Amber Rose Keeps Tails Wagging
January 13, 2012 2:15 PM
In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we take some time out to celebrate Jay-Z and Beyonce's new Blue-print, yawn at how boring this Common and Drake beef has become, pat Amber Rose on the ... back and oh SOHH much more!
"The Toilette Papers: The #1 Number 2 Book": "Laughter During Bowel Movement Will Improve Your Sex Life & Make You Live Longer"
January 13, 2012 12:00 PM
[With The Toilette Papers: The #1 Number 2 Book now in stores, Brooklyn rapper Sha Stimuli gives you his Top 5 reasons why you should add volume one of this humorous read to your bathroom library.]
January 13, 2012 11:19 AM
The Amber Rose and Kim Kardashian plot thickens as a new alleged photo of rap star Kanye West in a graphic sexual position with a female celebrity has emerged online.
January 13, 2012 10:42 AM
I guess the rap world really is a different type of business, yo. DJ Whoo Kid always gives these really strange interviews where the reader walks away like, "Yo ... WTF?? Well, Mr. Kid didn't disappoint after revealing that Fiddy he has been slapped straight by 50 Cent in the past.
January 13, 2012 9:51 AM
"Love & Hip Hop" cast member Mama Jones, mother to rapper Jim Jones, has gone on a Twitter tirade against fellow reality stars Olivia and Yandy Smith this week.
Continue reading Jim Jones' Mom Airs Out Olivia & Yandy Smith, "I Heard You Had A D*ck".
January 13, 2012 9:05 AM
New York City's Mayor Bloomberg has reportedly come to the defense of new parents Beyonce Knowles-Carter and Jay-Z after they caught heat for allegedly paying over a million dollars to sanction off a hospital last weekend.
Continue reading New York City Mayor Defends Beyonce & Jay-Z, Million Dollar Baby Story.
January 13, 2012 8:51 AM
West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg continues to make headlines this month with reports revealing he has launched his own tobacco cigar line, Executive Branch.
Continue reading Snoop Dogg Puff, Puff, Puffs New Weedless Cigar Brand.
January 13, 2012 8:28 AM
G-Unit's DJ Whoo Kid recently reflected on his role as rap star 50 Cent's personal deejay and how often he gets handed a pink slip only to come back and resume his duties.
January 13, 2012 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 Jarobi quested into his top picks, his partner in rhymes Dres dishes out his five choices.]
Continue reading "I Definitely Get Off To Their Music".
January 12, 2012 11:57 PM
Turn The Beat Up: Lone Star State rapper Marcus Manchild heats up the crowd.
January 12, 2012 10:49 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne is ready to take fans a bit closer into his personal life with a new announcement revealing a tell-all composed of prison diaries is dropping next fall.
Continue reading Lil Wayne Putting Together Prison Diaries Memoir.
January 12, 2012 10:11 PM
Tensions between Young Money star Drake and a tattoo artist who taunted his image last month are still escalating with accusations suggesting Drizzy semi-confronted the matter in Los Angeles.
Continue reading Tattoo Artist Claims Drake Sent Security At Him In Los Angeles.
January 12, 2012 5:59 PM
While Maybach Music Group's Rick Ross may not quite be on Ghostface Killah or Slick Rick's level yet, the Miami rapper is inching closer after unveiling an enormous MMG chain this week.
Continue reading Rick Ross Flaunts Gigantic Maybach Music Group Chain.
January 12, 2012 4:22 PM
Newly signed Def Jam rapper Asher Roth is clearing the Internet streets from speculation and rumors suggesting recent remarks by Pittsburgh's Mac Miller were meant to spark a beef.
January 12, 2012 4:05 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's new Trukfit clothing line has been making headlines over the past few months and now the name's origin is finally explained.
Continue reading Lil Wayne's "Trukfit" Skateboarding Name Finally Decoded.
January 12, 2012 1:35 PM
After recently getting an unexpected co-sign from West Coast rap newcomer Slim the Mobster, hip-hop veteran Skillz hit up SOHH to offer his take on getting crowned SOHH Underrated.
Continue reading Skillz On Getting Mad Props From Dr. Dre's Protege, "I Kind Of Smiled".
January 12, 2012 1:29 PM
Grammy-winning couple Beyonce Knowles-Carter and Jay-Z caught heat last weekend for allegedly causing complications at a New York hospital, however, all complaints have since been addressed and dismissed.
January 12, 2012 12:05 PM
[With their RepJa clothing line getting co-signs by elite artists like Wiz Khalifa and Mya, owners/founders Omar Thomas and Prince Graham give you their Top 5 reasons why this gear is very necessary for any wardrobe.]
Continue reading "RepJa": "It Represents An Island That Reaches Beyond Its Region".
January 12, 2012 9:06 AM
Rap mogul Jay-Z is expected to spend a night out on the town next week with reports claiming he will be in attendance for the re-opening of his popular 40/40 Club sports bar in New York City.
January 12, 2012 8:54 AM
Video vixen Amber Rose is laying all of her cards out on the table, revealing ex-boyfriend/rapper Kanye West's fans have bullied her since their break-up two years ago.
50 Cent Drowns Suicidal Rumors, "What I Was Trying To Say Is What Do You Want Your Legacy To Be?" [Video]
January 12, 2012 8:45 AM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent has once again clarified recent Twitter remarks which left fans wondering about his mental well-being and said he is not on the verge of committing suicide.
January 12, 2012 8:37 AM
Young Money star Nicki Minaj will put on for her team by performing at next month's annual Grammy Awards ceremony.
Continue reading Nicki Minaj Gets Tagged To Takeover Grammy Awards Stage.
January 12, 2012 8:08 AM
Married couple Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles-Carter's newborn daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, is already taking after her parents by becoming the youngest person to make it on a Billboard chart.
Continue reading Jay-Z's "Glory" Makes Newborn Daughter An Instant Record-Breaker.
January 12, 2012 8:00 AM
It's hard out there for rapper's girlfriends, especially one as infamous as Amber Rose. By now I'm sure you know she recently dropped a song called "Fame," and during a recent interview with Sway, sh*t got a bit real.
January 12, 2012 12:15 AM
[The N: Each week, SOHH asks entertainment personalities to name the most underrated emcees in hip-hop. After EA Sports designer Sean Ramjagsingh gave Nas props earlier this week, radio veteran Big Boy crowns N.W.A. SOHH Underrated.]
Continue reading "They Came Out W/ Sh*t That We Had Never Heard Before".
January 12, 2012 12:00 AM
We Think Alike: Evitan's Jarobi and Dres kick it in the club.
January 11, 2012 6:05 PM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent is showing just how intense his issues toward Interscope Records have been as of late by admitting a lack of energy and effort has kept a new album off store shelves.
Snoop Dogg Puts Out Waka Flocka's Flame, "You Got Somethin' To Say To Wiz, Get At Him Personally" [Audio]
January 11, 2012 6:00 PM
After Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame recently labeled Pittsburgh's Wiz Khalifa swag-less, hip-hop veteran Snoop Dogg has stepped forward to play referee.
January 11, 2012 5:40 PM
Memphis rapper Yo Gotti's long-awaited Live from the Kitchen debut album is finally in stores and is projected to sell up to 15,000 copies in its first-week.
Continue reading Yo Gotti's "Live From The Kitchen" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed.
January 11, 2012 4:50 PM
Take Care contributing producer Noah "40" Shebib has killed speculation and rumors suggesting there may be an underlying rift between Drake's camp and rap star Kanye West.
January 11, 2012 3:30 PM
With rap beefs already in full effect at the start of 2012 (as seen with Drake versus Common), newly signed Bad Boy Records rapper French Montana speaks on why these feuds can ultimately have a negative effect on artists' wallets.
Continue reading "Beefing Is Always Gonna Slow Your Money Up".
January 11, 2012 1:55 PM
Kanye West may be a single man, but don't tell that to Chicagoan Linda Resa, who recently had her name legally changed to Mrs. Kanye Resa West.
Continue reading Woman Becomes Mrs. Kanye West, "Until He Says I'm Crazy...".
Raekwon Says Napoleon's Cooking Up Dynamite, "[He] Reminded Me Of Myself Being A Hungry Cat Coming Up"
January 11, 2012 1:25 PM
Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon is putting his stamp of approval on hip-hop newcomer Napoleon Da Legend by giving SOHH the scoop on hopping on the rapper's new "Oxygen" single, officially premiering later this week.
January 11, 2012 1:00 PM
"Love & Hip Hop" star Chrissy Lampkin and fiancee, rapper Jim Jones discussed their televised marriage engagement this week and just how soon we could expect them to officially tie the knot.
Continue reading Jim Jones' Fiancee Turns Into A Shook One, "I'm Scared Of..." [Video].
January 11, 2012 12:35 PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, Drake leads the pack at No. 2, Young Jeezy trails closely behind at No. 4 and J. Cole officially hits gold status with his return into Top 50.
January 11, 2012 12:20 PM
[With his new Stoned Genius album finally on store shelves, rapper Roc C gives you his Top 5 reasons to get both hands on this guest feature-packed record.]
Continue reading "Stoned Genius": "I'm A Super Pothead".
January 11, 2012 12:00 PM
Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross may be the biggest "boss" in rap and appears to also be one of the largest fans of wrestling, after being spotted at a pay-per-view TNA event this week.
Continue reading Rick Ross Caught Enjoying Some TNA [Video].
January 11, 2012 9:07 AM
Video vixen Amber Rose has revealed after breaking the news of reality star Kim Kardashian ultimately breaking up her past relationship with rap star Kanye West last week, there is proof to back up her accusations.
January 11, 2012 8:20 AM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent is back to his witty ways after posting and reacting to a spoofed photo of Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles-Carter's newborn daughter.
January 11, 2012 5:00 AM
Young Vito, the man accused of killing fellow rapper Slim Dunkin, got some hard news during a recent court appearance.
Continue reading LATEST ON SLIM DUNKIN MURDER + NICKI MINAJ'S SIDEPIECE DROPS A SONG?!.
January 11, 2012 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 Ben J dished out his fave five, Evitan's Jarobi quests into his top picks.]
Continue reading "He Personifies New York City [Rap]".
January 11, 2012 12:00 AM
Let's Get Away: Super producer Caviar enjoys some sea shore breakfast.
January 10, 2012 7:00 PM
Cash Money Records CEO Birdman has stepped up to discuss the current beef brewing between Young Money's Drake and rap veteran Common and said there will be no diss records from his team.
Continue reading Birdman Addresses Drake & Common Beef, "We Ride Or Die" [Video].
January 10, 2012 5:45 PM
[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After hip-hop pioneers Dres & Jarobi explained why listeners should "Pardon The Interruption", Houston rapper Marcus Manchild explores the concept behind the Slim Thug-featured track, "We Wrong".]
Continue reading "We're Giving People That Picture Of, 'D*mn A Girl Can Be That Dirty?'" .
Amber Rose & Wiz Khalifa Unleash Their Fame, "Scrutinize, Being Blind, Sliding By All The Lights" [Audio]
January 10, 2012 5:30 PM
Video vixen Amber Rose has kept her word on premiering a new track, "Fame," featuring boyfriend/rapper Wiz Khalifa by unleashing the record online Tuesday (January 10) morning.
January 10, 2012 5:20 PM
Hollywood actor/rapper Nick Cannon is finally back home and resting after working up a scare last week when his wife Mariah Carey revealed he was hospitalized for kidney complications.
Continue reading Nick Cannon Exits Hospital After Kidney Scare, Rep Issues Statement.
January 10, 2012 5:20 PM
Grammy-winning producer Dr. Dre is once again linking back up with rap veteran Snoop Dogg for the annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival kicking off in April.
January 10, 2012 4:10 PM
Music mogul and new daddy Jay-Z shows no signs of letting fatherhood slow him down as the 42-year-old MC has not only invested but agreed to promote burgeoning company Powermat Technologies.
Continue reading Jay-Z Charges Next Wave Of Big Business.
January 10, 2012 4:00 PM
Be sure to kick-off 2012 on the right foot, check out SOHH Long to 2011's Bad Habits: 5 Necessary Hip-Hop Resolutions!
January 10, 2012 3:30 PM
While fans will still have to wait to see if the rumored Child Rebel Soldier album actually materializes, Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco has revealed he and producer Pharrell Williams are currently working on a joint album.
Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Flies Out To Neptune, Brings Back Pharrell.
January 10, 2012 2:30 PM
House Party movie star Christopher "Kid" Reid has once again found himself trouble with the law, as new reports claim an active warrant is out for his arrest.
Continue reading "House Party" Star Wanted By Police, "I've Got DUIs I'm Ducking!".
January 10, 2012 1:15 PM
Music mogul Jermaine Dupri is living debt-free these days after recently wiping his $500,000 slate clean.
Continue reading Jermaine Dupri Proves Money Ain't A Thing, Addresses $493K Tax Debt.
January 10, 2012 12:50 PM
[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After Cavie revealed how he got T.I and the late Pimp C on "P.I.M.P.", Evitan's Dres explains how his and fellow hip-hop veteran Jarobi's "P.T.I. (Occupy Wall Street)" came into existence.]
January 10, 2012 12:25 PM
Former Bad Boy Records rapper Loon is reportedly being forced to remain in Belgium after getting arrested last November on drug trafficking charges.
"Pink Dolphin": "When You Have Chris Brown, Wiz Khalifa & Future Rocking It, You Know You're Cutting Edge"
January 10, 2012 12:10 PM
[As the Pink Dolphin clothing label continues to explode across the fashion industry with co-signs from Chris Brown and Soulja Boy Tell Em, the growing brand gives you its Top 5 reasons why you need to get hip to their style.]
January 10, 2012 11:35 AM
Fans anxious to learn more about deceased Brooklyn rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard's criminal past finally have their chance to get a grasp on some details, as the Wu-Tang Clan member's extensive FBI file has now been publicly released.
Continue reading Ol' Dirty Bastard's 93-Page FBI File Exposed.
January 10, 2012 8:48 AM
Shady Records' Yelawolf fought for his right to party over the weekend with new footage showing him getting attacked and actually fighting a fan during a California concert.
Continue reading Yelawolf Attacked During Cali Concert, Fights Fan On Stage [Video].
January 10, 2012 7:55 AM
Remember when you actually had to have talent to be on television. You started with a dream, developed that dream into a skill and if you were extremely talented (and lucky) maybe you were given the opportunity to share that skill with the world. Yeah. Well those days are gone.
January 10, 2012 12:15 AM
Continue reading Kim Kardashian & Amber Rose Represent Most Booty-ful Beef.
January 10, 2012 12:15 AM
[Yes, we know. Considering the fashion choices, the beefs and -- not to mention-- the music that we let many of these rappers get away with last year, 2011 was an, er, questionable year in hip-hop. However, it's a new day now, and SOHH has compiled a list of 5 resolutions we believe your favorite hip-hop personalities need to invest in for 2012 in order to improve their professional and personal lives.]
Continue reading SOHH Long To 2011's Bad Habits: 5 Necessary Hip-Hop Resolutions.
January 10, 2012 12:15 AM
[The N: Each week, SOHH asks entertainment personalities to name the most underrated emcees. After Lugz marketing director Rashaun Smith gave Redman props last week, EA Sports designer Sean Ramjagsingh crowns Nas SOHH Underrated.]
January 10, 2012 12:10 AM
[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After MC Gliffics put readers onto "Burgundy Walls", producer Cavie spills the beans on getting the late Pimp C, T.I. and Too Short on their new "P.I.M.P." record.]
January 10, 2012 12:00 AM
Best of Both Worlds: Amber Rose and Kim Kardashian show off their charms.
January 9, 2012 11:26 PM
Young Money rapper Tyga reportedly found himself on the wrong side of the law this past weekend with reports claiming the 22 year-old was arrested on an active warrant in Las Vegas.
Continue reading Young Money's Tyga Gets Tossed In The Slammer, Arrested In Las Vegas.
January 9, 2012 10:47 PM
Married couple Beyonce Knowles-Carter and Jay-Z have released a statement on the birth of their newborn daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, and clarified details surrounding what took place over the weekend.
Continue reading Beyonce & Jay-Z Release Open Statement, Trump C-Section Reports.
January 9, 2012 10:00 PM
With his new An XL Life: Staying Big at Half the Size tell-all book finally on store shelves, SOHH reached out to radio host-turned-author Big Boy to find out how he went into putting it together.
January 9, 2012 6:50 PM
Cash Money Records CEO Birdman has stepped forward to address rumors and speculation suggesting Memphis rapper Young Buck and West Coast hip-hop artist Lil B are on the verge of joining his team.
Continue reading Birdman Addresses Young Buck & Lil B Cash Money Signing Rumors.
January 9, 2012 6:50 PM
Brooklyn rap veteran Lil Kim's assistant has come forward to address criticism the Queen Bee has received over recently showing support for boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
January 9, 2012 6:40 PM
West Coast rapper Snoop Dogg's fate was delivered to him, coincidentally, by a drug-sniffing dog after it led police to a discovery of marijuana on his tour bus in Texas over the weekend.
Continue reading Snoop Gets Sniffed Out By Drug-Finding Dog, Arrested In Texas.
January 9, 2012 4:00 PMThe Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is back in the news. The future of the bill, which could potentially block or limit access to Web sites which the powers that be deem to support the piracy of music and film, remains in limbo as Congress is on break.
Continue reading SOPA Act Threatens To End Spread Of Free Music Across The Internet.
January 9, 2012 3:25 PM
Rap mogul Jay-Z is celebrating the birth of his and wife Beyonce's first daughter by releasing a new Neptunes-produced dedication record entitled, "Glory".
January 9, 2012 2:50 PM
Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross received a late Christmas gift over the weekend, as he revealed details on a personal conversation he had with renowned hitmaker Dr. Dre.
Common Calls Drake 'That H*e A** N*gga', "The Rapper Of The Moment, The Style He Don't Own It" [Audio]
January 9, 2012 1:30 PM
Chicago rapper Common appears to have taken a perceived diss from Drake personal by opting to lash out at the Canadian-bred emcee on a remix to his "Stay Schemin'", record.
January 9, 2012 12:55 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne demonstrated his appreciation for his Young Money protege Drake's Take Care album by singing one of the album's tracks during a recent concert.
January 9, 2012 12:10 PM
[With their new "Pardon The Interruption (Occupy Wall Street)" currently roaring across the Internet, Evitan's Dres and Jarobi give you their Top 5 reasons to cop the new single.]
January 9, 2012 11:30 AM
The concert promoter that blamed veteran emcee Nas for his kidnapping due to failing to show for a scheduled New Year's Eve show claims that God's Son has yet to refund the money he received to perform.
Continue reading UPDATE: Nas' Kidnapped Concert Promoter Says Rapper Won't Pay In Full.
January 9, 2012 9:47 AM
With Jay-Z and Beyonce dominating headlines over the weekend with news of their first newborn daughter's birth spreading, celebrities like Diddy, Gwyneth Paltrow and more have shared their reactions.
January 9, 2012 9:26 AM
With Drake's Take Care cruising past a million copies in just its first month in stores, contributing producer Noah "40" Shebib has reflected on how much creative freedom they have in the studio.
January 9, 2012 7:55 AM
Dr. Dre's "Beats By Dre" brand is quickly becoming industry standard for quality audio that maintains a fresh sense of cool. But not everyone is down with the movement. After Dre released a limited edition fur set of headphones (retailing at over $600) the animal rights group PETA decided to his the notorious producer with a bit of ether.
January 9, 2012 12:00 AM
Rock The Party: G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean kicks it with his fanatics.
Photo taken from Big Sean's Twitter
January 8, 2012 10:35 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has confirmed recent reports claiming he had taken his love for skateboarding to the next level by launching his very own clothing line geared toward the culture in 2012.
January 8, 2012 10:21 PM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent has publicly apologized over a recent anti-Intercope Records rant upon realizing he mistakenly placed the blame on the music empire over unauthorized records getting leaked.
January 8, 2012 10:12 PM
Married stars Beyonce and Jay-Z's security at a New York hospital following the birth of their newborn daughter has reportedly caused problems for a Brooklyn couple this weekend.
Continue reading Beyonce & Jay-Z's Security Causes Problems At NY Hospital.
January 8, 2012 8:13 PM
Newly signed Def Jam artist Asher Roth has opened up about the delay behind 2008's Asleep in the Bread Aisle follow-up and admitted his own attitude caused the project to suffer a setback.
January 8, 2012 7:50 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris plans to insert his complete focus on the forthcoming opening of his Chicken & Beer restaurant at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport by revealing plans to shutdown his other hometown restaurant, Straits.
Continue reading Ludacris' Atlanta Restaurant Closes Its Doors For Good.
January 8, 2012 2:28 PM
Mobb Deep's Prodigy has opened up on his past beef with late music mogul 2Pac and said their tensions rose to lethal extremes during the East Coast/West Coast feud.
Continue reading Prodigy On Lethal 2Pac Beef, "I Wanted To Kill That N*gga" [Video].
January 8, 2012 10:45 AM
Young Money star Nicki Minaj has hinted at the release of her "Stupid H*e" record off the upcoming Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded album suggesting it will premiere in a matter of days.
Continue reading Nicki Minaj Gets Ready To Show Off "Stupid H*e" Music Video.
January 8, 2012 10:25 AM
Former Cash Money Records super producer Mannie Fresh recently talked about his recent work alongside Grammy-winning hitmakers Kanye West and Dr. Dre plus detailed their similar music-making approaches.
January 8, 2012 10:03 AM
Video vixen Amber Rose is reminding anxious women her boyfriend Wiz Khalifa is still off the dating market by announcing their one-year anniversary this weekend.
January 8, 2012 2:23 AM
After weeks of speculation, Grammy-winning singer Beyonce Knowles-Carter and husband/rapper Jay-Z are finally parents to a newborn baby daughter.
Continue reading BREAKING: Beyonce & Jay-Z Welcome Baby Daughter, Newborn's Name Revealed.
January 8, 2012 12:00 AM
Rack City: Actress Esther Baxter and Young Money's Tyga show off the new "Can't Knock the Hustle" Two In The Shirt series.
Photo submitted by JRH Entertainment Group
January 7, 2012 10:56 PM
Roc Nation star Willow Smith paid homage to her "Fireball" collaborator Nicki Minaj's image by donning one of the colorful rapper's wigs and giving props.
Continue reading Willow Smith Shadows Nicki Minaj's Swag, "You're Amazing!!!".
January 7, 2012 10:35 PM
Rapper Lil Zane has stepped up to address recent hype surrounding a diss record targeting Odd Future's Tyler, the Creator and clarified he is merely responding to the West Coast hip-hop artist.
January 7, 2012 9:52 PM
Pop singer Bruno Mars has finally broken his silence on getting arrested two years ago in Las Vegas on cocaine possession charges.
Continue reading Bruno Mars Addresses Publicized Cocaine Arrest [Video].
January 7, 2012 8:20 PM
Former Cash Money Records producer Mannie Fresh recently gave fans an update on his stance toward the record label empire and said he still has issues with Birdman.
Continue reading Mannie Fresh Wants Birdman To Pay Up, "We Still Have Money Issues".
January 7, 2012 7:44 PM
Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa is helping put on his girlfriend Amber Rose to the music scene by appearing on her first-ever music single "Fame."
January 7, 2012 12:04 PM
Chicago rapper Common has given himself executive accolades by comparing his status in the rap game to United States' President Barack Obama.
Continue reading "I'm To Hip-Hop What Obama Is To Politics".
January 7, 2012 11:37 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West is catching heat after breaking news claiming a movie studio reached out to him with an interest in taking the role of creative director for an alleged Jetsons film.
January 7, 2012 11:18 AM
Newly signed Bad Boy Records' artist French Montana has offered his take on his new joint "Stay Schemin'" effort with Rick Ross and Drake, admitting fans should know who Drizzy is taking aim at.
Continue reading French Montana On Drake's Alleged Common Diss, "Read Between The Lines".
T.I. Ready To Be Rap's Trouble Man, "I'm Talking Like Gutter, Gangsta, Intellectual Ignorance, Hardcore Stadium Sh*t"
January 7, 2012 10:41 AM
Grammy-winning rapper T.I. recently opened up about his upcoming Trouble Man solo album and gave fans a few hints at what type of records they can expect to hear.
January 7, 2012 10:22 AM
Grammy-winning singer Beyonce Knowles-Carter is proving the gossip sites claiming she is in labor wrong after showing off her pregnant baby bump this week in New York City.
Continue reading Beyonce Shows Off Pregnant Body, Psychic Predicts Birth Date.
January 7, 2012 12:00 AM
The Champ Is Here: Former Ruff Ryders frontman DMX spotted in Long Beach.
Photo taken by Garry "Prophecy" Sun
January 6, 2012 10:50 PM
Today, undefeated professional boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr. earned a small courtroom victory after a judge postponed his jail sentence through late spring in his domestic violence case.
January 6, 2012 10:00 PM
Incarcerated rapper G-Dep is looking to use his time behind bars constructively by putting together a new poety book speaking on his current trials and tribulations.
January 6, 2012 9:30 PM
Young Money star Nicki Minaj has even more reasons to smile at the start of a new year with reports claiming she has passed platinum-selling rapper Eminem as the most followed hip-hop artist on Twitter.
January 6, 2012 4:20 PM
With fans still rewinding his new "2011 Rap Up" in their music playlists, SOHH reached out to rap veteran Skillz to see what motivated him to continue his annual tradition heading into the new year.
January 6, 2012 4:05 PM
Newly signed G-Unit/G-Note artist DJ Pauly D has provided a small update on his current grind under rap star 50 Cent's wing and the status of their upcoming collaborative effort.
Continue reading "Right Now I'm Working On My Album W/ 50 Cent".
January 6, 2012 4:05 PM
A day after reports circulated online claiming an Ohio man was stabbed for not knowing rap star Jay-Z is Beyonce Knowles-Carter's husband, more details have arose on what went down New Year's Eve.
January 6, 2012 4:00 PM
[With her new "Can't Knock the Hustle" Two In The Shirt (T.I.T.S) t-shirts now available, former video vixen-turned-actress Esther Baxter reflects on her new collaboration and her past success in urban modeling.]
Wiz Khalifa's Camp On $2 Million "Black & Yellow" Case, "This Is Just Some No-Name Rapper Who Wants To Get Paid"
January 6, 2012 12:30 PM
Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa is reportedly not sweating the small stuff or big lawsuits this week after a man sued him for over $2 million claiming he stole last year's "Black & Yellow" anthem.
Amber Rose & Kim Kardashian Like Chocolate Stix, 50 Cent Vs. Kanye West Round 2, Skillz Brings His Annual Madness
January 6, 2012 12:15 PM
In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we find out that Amber Rose and Kim Kardashian have more in common than round butts, see whose Twitter rant won between 50 Cent and Kanye West, pay proper respect to another annual Skillz round-up and oh SOHH much more!
January 6, 2012 12:00 PM
[SOHH continues to kick off 2012 by bringing you the hottest must-have products to get your year started right. Today, Brooklyn MC Gliffics gives you his Top 5 reasons to light up with his unique brand of rolling papers.]
Continue reading Gliffics Rolling Papers: "They Burn Super Slow".
January 6, 2012 11:00 AM
Fans are really trying to get their hands on DMX these days as seen in new footage of someone attacking the platinum-selling hip-hop artist during his Long Beach set last night (January 5).
January 6, 2012 9:53 AM
With Kim Kardashian now getting accused of being a home wrecker by model Amber Rose, SOHH recently hit up Tyler Perry's protege actress Cassi Davis to get her take on the renowned director taking a chance casting her in his upcoming The Marriage Counselor film.
Amber Rose Almost Gave Wiz Khalifa The Cold Shoulder, "She Grew Skeptical Of All Musicians As Boyfriend Material"
January 6, 2012 9:25 AM
Video vixen Amber Rose may be head over heels in love with rap star Wiz Khalifa these days, however she has revealed there was initial resistance to date hip-hop artists following a tough 2010 break-up from mega performer Kanye West.
January 6, 2012 9:09 AM
UGK's Bun B fans can get their "Get Well" cards ready as the Southern rap veteran is making headlines this week for experiencing a New York City taxi cab accident.
Continue reading UGK's Bun B Involved In NYC Taxi Crash, Publicist Reveals Details.
January 6, 2012 8:44 AM
Kinda crazy how Hip Hop grabs people from all walks of life and makes them fans. Even in the world of entertainment, who woulda thought that Disney star Demi Lovato would want to do a collaboration with one of rap's most iconic and elusive figures?
January 6, 2012 8:43 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne is living up to his "Every Girl" lyrics with new reports claiming he shelled out $1,000 for a stripper fight this week.
January 6, 2012 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 Legacy unvelied his fave five, New Boyz's Ben J dishes out his top picks.]
Continue reading "He Speaks His Mind & Doesn't Give A F*ck What Anybody Says".
January 6, 2012 12:00 AM
Hustle Real Hard: Maybach Music Group's Rick Ross locks in some studio time.
Photo taken from Rick Ross' Twitter
January 5, 2012 11:55 PM
Detroit rapper Danny Brown may be known for his Midwest background, however, the emcee claims he has found the next Notorious B.I.G. in rap newcomer Mr. Muthaf*ckin' eXquire.
Continue reading "Nobody Even Said It, But To Me, He's The New Biggie Smalls".
January 5, 2012 11:50 PM
Less than 24 hours away from the release of rap star Rick Ross' Rich Forever mixtape, the Maybach Music Group leader's tracklisting has emerged online.
Continue reading Rick Ross Gets "Rich" W/ Nas, Diddy, Drake & More.
January 5, 2012 6:00 PM
After satisfying hungry fans with his new There Is No Competition 3 mixtape, Brooklyn rapper Fabolous now reveals plans to finally put out his long-awaited Loso's Way 2 studio album in the coming months.
Continue reading Fabolous Looking For The Right Hitmen To Go Loso's Way.
Kanye West Reveals Global Escapes, "I Moved To Rome After I Left Japan & Worked At Fendi For 4 Months Under Cover"
January 5, 2012 6:00 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West went on a Twitter tirade late Wednesday (January 4) night and revealed his various escapades including moves to Japan and Italy.
January 5, 2012 5:45 PM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent may have found a new fan in professional wrestler Shawn Michaels after name-dropping him on his new "Up" remix record sparked a surprised reaction from the "Heartbreak Kid".
January 5, 2012 4:50 PM
Video vixen Tahiry Jose has come forward to speak on making viral headlines last month after an emotional video featuring her and ex-boyfriend Joe Budden airing out their past relationship woes hit the Internet.
Continue reading Tahiry Speaks On Emotional Joe Budden Break-Up Video.
MMG's Masspike Miles Gives Pill Silent Treatment, "Any Of That F*ck Sh*t, I Don't Talk About It" [Audio]
January 5, 2012 4:15 PM
Maybach Music Group's Masspike Miles has come forward to confirm that affiliated rapper Pill is not a member of the label's roster, but also refuses to address his recent label woes seemingly aimed at Rick Ross.
January 5, 2012 1:40 PM
After Young Jeezy hinted at the possibility of linking up with the "King of the South" for a collaborative effort, T.I. comes forward to validate the master plan.
January 5, 2012 12:30 PM
[With his new Deadest Rapper Alive hip-hop awareness book available for retail, author Pastor Jomo K. Johnson dishes out his Top 5 reasons why you need to get your hands on the Lil Wayne-focused text.]
January 5, 2012 9:30 AM
Video vixen Amber Rose is standing by remarks she made on reality star Kim Kardashian causing the ultimate break-up between her and ex-lover Kanye West by setting the record straight.
January 5, 2012 9:18 AM
An Ohio man was reportedly stabbed last week after it was realized that he was unaware that Grammy-winning singer Beyonce Knowles-Carter is married to hip-hop star Jay-Z.
January 5, 2012 8:59 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has opened up on his take of leading the way for the most nominations at next month's Grammy Awards ceremony and said despite the honor, he feels slightly conflicted.
January 5, 2012 8:33 AM
Terror Squad leader Fat Joe recently reflected on the unexpected passing of hip-hop icon Heavy D last fall and explained how much of a positive impact the late rapper had on his own life.
January 5, 2012 8:17 AM
Hollywood actor/rapper Nick Cannon has provided a small update for concerned fans after his wife/singer Mariah Carey broke the news of his hospitalization yesterday (January 4).
January 5, 2012 8:00 AM
After seeing 50 drop that "I don't think I'mma live much longer" tweet recently, I should have known Kanye West, his former "nemesis," would eventually follow suit. And while Mr. West didn't predict his own death, he did go on a 3-hour Twitter rant in which the music icon discussed nearly everything under the sun.
Continue reading What Caused Kanye West's Twitter Rant + Who Tried To Rob Mike Tyson?!?.
January 5, 2012 12:15 AM
[Da Rockwilder: Each week, SOHH asks entertainment personalities to name the most underrated emcees. After Vin Rock gave Method Man the title earlier this week, Lugz marketing director Rashaun Smith now crowns Redman SOHH Underrated.]
January 5, 2012 12:00 AM
Philadelphia Freeway: Philly model/singer Amber Rose stunts her stuff in the studio.
Photo taken from Amber Rose's Twitter
January 4, 2012 10:35 PM
With hip-hop's health awareness growing as rappers like Fat Joe and Styles P. eat healthier and even video vixen Amber Rose quitting a smoking habit, SOHH reached out to formerly obese radio veteran Big Boy to get his take.
January 4, 2012 10:00 PM
Goodie Mob's Cee Lo Green had some explaining to do following his New Year's Eve televised performance of late music icon John Lennon's "Imagine" after altering the song.
January 4, 2012 5:45 PM
A day after reports hit the Internet claiming a concert promoter and his son were kidnapped following rap star Nas' absence from a performance in Angola, the hip-hop poet is reportedly ready to make reparations for the missed show.
January 4, 2012 5:30 PM
Eclectic rapper Kanye West has set the record straight on the speculation surrounding his own clothing line and denied its perceived DW brand name.
January 4, 2012 3:05 PM
Newly-added "Love & Hip Hop" star Erica Mena is stepping forward to clear the air on speculation stemming from Mobb Deep rapper Prodigy's "My Infamous Life" autobiography describing an alleged sexual encounter between the two.
January 4, 2012 2:40 PM
Known for his relationships with Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff, SOHH hit up rap veteran Skillz to get his take on former "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" actress Janet Hubert and the disses she has hurled at the Big Willie.
Continue reading "Anyone Who Has A Problem With Will Smith Has A Problem With Me".
January 4, 2012 1:25 PM
Video vixen Amber Rose may be happily in love with rapper Wiz Khalifa, however, the blonde bombshell still has feelings about the way her previous relationship ended, as she now points a finger at reality star Kim Kardashian for ruining her relationship with ex-boyfriend Kanye West.
January 4, 2012 12:40 PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, Drake leads the pack at No. 2, Young Jeezy stays in Top 5 plus LMFAO party rock their into the Top 10.
January 4, 2012 12:25 PM
[As the cold weather begins to spread across the nation, model/actress Esther Baxter and her manager Jennifer Horton give you their Top 5 reasons to raise the temperature & get your hands on the new "Can't Knock the Hustle" Two In The Shirt collaborative clothing line.]
January 4, 2012 11:30 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris has continued to take executive steps into 2012 by announcing plans to open another restaurant in Georgia, to be located in an airport terminal.
Continue reading Ludacris Brings Music To Reality, Announces "Chicken & Beer" Eateries.
January 4, 2012 11:00 AM
British artist Estelle has demonstrated her love for the weekly VH1 reality television series "Love & Hip Hop" by congratulating cast members Jim Jones and Chrissy Lampkin for finally getting engaged.
Continue reading Estelle Congratulates Jim Jones & Chrissy's "Love & Hip Hop" Engagement.
January 4, 2012 9:37 AM
Although 50 Cent broke the news of his new Street King energy drink getting distributed by Pepsi Co earlier this week, refuting details have emerged against the platinum-selling rapper's claim.
Continue reading 50 Cent's Street King/Pepsi Deal Refuted, Distribution Details Emerge.
January 4, 2012 9:25 AM
Just months after welcoming in a set of twins with wife/singer Mariah Carey, actor/rapper Nick Cannon has been hospitalized in Aspen due to kidney complications.
January 4, 2012 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 Ras Kass named his top spitters, New Boyz's Legacy unvelis his favorite five emcees.]
Continue reading "He Has To Be Way More Of A Superstar Than What He Is Right Now".
January 4, 2012 12:00 AM
Turn My Headphones Up: Brooklyn rap newcomer Gliffics enjoys some in-studio radio time.
January 3, 2012 11:55 PM
R&B star Chris Brown is reportedly snubbing all forms of media and television outlets from interview opportunities this year to focus on making new music.
Continue reading Chris Brown Says Don't Look At Me Now, Bans Media Interviews.
January 3, 2012 11:51 PM
After weeks of speculation surrounding his status on Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group, Atlanta rapper Pill now claims he never officially inked a deal with the Warner Music Group label.
Continue reading UPDATE: Pill Denies Maybach Music Deal, "I Never Signed Any Paperwork".
January 3, 2012 11:06 PM
Follow me as I try to make sense of
this mind*ck these series of unfortunate events.
January 3, 2012 6:05 PM
Young Money's Drake may be in a confirmed relationship with video vixen Dollicia Bryan these days, however, the Canadian-bred rapper was spotted cuddling up with an ex-girlfriend over the weekend.
January 3, 2012 5:50 PM
Rap veteran Nas is making headlines this week as a concert promoter blames his absence from a concert appearance in Africa for sparking the kidnapping of himself and a family member.
Continue reading Nas' No-Show Results In Gunpoint Kidnapping, Says Victim.
January 3, 2012 5:40 PM
Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz recently opened up about the decision to bury his "Tity Boi" rap alias, believing that his chosen moniker symbolizes reaching new heights in the rap game.
Continue reading 2 Chainz Says His "Tity" Wasn't Big Enough [Video].
January 3, 2012 4:50 PM
[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After King Louie and John Monopoly explains the Chicago spitter is "Too Cool," Brooklyn MC Gliffics tells readers why they ought to keep an eye on the "Burgundy Walls."]
Continue reading "This Is A J. Dilla Beat That Was From One Of His Beat Tapes".
January 3, 2012 3:10 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne electrified a Miami club heading into 2012 last weekend by bringing out former Ruff Ryders leader DMX out for an unexpected performance.
January 3, 2012 2:15 PM
With New York rapper Charles Hamilton dropping his new single, "Happy New Year" this week, SOHH recently hit up his fellow 2009 XXL Freshman rapper Blu to find out what advice he has for the elusive emcee to get his buzz back up.
Diddy Defends Notorious B.I.G./Rick Ross Comparisons, "I Also Said He Was The Biggie Of The South" [Audio]
January 3, 2012 2:05 PM
While Bad Boy Records' CEO Diddy has once again refrained from the officially labeling Miami rapper Rick Ross as the new version of his late artist Notorious B.I.G., he isn't hesitant to note the vast similarities between the two heavyweights.
"An XL Life": "There's A Story That Tells You About The Night Before I Got Into Radio, I Was In F*cking Jail"
January 3, 2012 12:15 PM
[After renowned radio host Big Boy raised eyebrows on last night's "T.I. & Tiny" episode, the formerly plump entertainment personality gives you his Top 5 reasons to buy his new book, An XL Life: Staying Big at Half the Size.]
January 3, 2012 10:12 AM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent has clarified remarks he made yesterday (Janaury 2) suggesting he would meet his demise in the near future and said they do not represent suicidal thoughts.
January 3, 2012 10:03 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco may have won a small battle last year releasing the long-delayed Lasers LP, however, he now reveals there are still complications with Atlantic Records.
Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Reveals Unchanged Atlantic Records Woes, "It's Not On Me".
January 3, 2012 9:21 AM
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's Flesh-N-Bone is maintaining his innocence after settling a domestic violence case last week involving his wife and said he never laid a hand on her.
Continue reading Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Rapper On Messy Wife Fight, "I Never Hit Her".
January 3, 2012 9:09 AM
Fans hoping to get their hands on some new Rick Ross music have only a few days to wait as the "Boss" has revealed his new Rich Forever mixtape is dropping this week.
Continue reading Rick Ross Switches Up "Rich Forever" Vision, Reveals Release Date.
January 3, 2012 8:52 AM
R&B singer Ester Dean is making headlines this week by announcing she is the latest artist to join rap mogul Jay-Z's Roc Nation management team.
Continue reading Ester Dean Says It's The Roc, Joins Jay-Z's Nation.
2Pac Back: Rap Icon Gets Verified Twitter Account + Roc Nation Snatches Up Another Artist?!? [Click Here & Speak]
January 3, 2012 2:34 AM
Forgive me if I'm wrong, but the entire purpose of verifying a celeb on Twitter (placing a blue check next to their name) is to reassure fans that they are, in fact, following the actual entertainer and not an impersonator. So exactly how does a dead man get a verified account? Especially one that died a decade before Twitter was launched.
January 3, 2012 12:10 AM
Continue reading Drake Tells Nicki Minaj She's The Best He Never Had?.
January 3, 2012 12:05 AM
[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After Diddy Dirty Money's Dawn gives her heart to the music with the track "Save Me from You", King Louie and Lawless Inc. leader John Monopoly explains why the Chicago spitter is "Too Cool".]
January 3, 2012 12:05 AM
[Black Out: Each week, SOHH asks entertainment personalities to name the most underrated emcees. After Hasan Salaam gave De La Soul the title last week, Naughty By Nature's Vin Rock crowns Method Man SOHH Underrated.]
Continue reading "Joe Budden Said He Would Smoke Him In A Rap Battle".
January 3, 2012 12:00 AM
Miss Me: Young Money's Drake and Nicki Minaj share a moment for life.
Fabolous Stays Mum On "Love & Hip Hop" Cheating Accusations, "I Can't Really Speak On Kimbella" [Video]
January 2, 2012 11:00 PM
Brooklyn rapper Fabolous recently shared his thoughts on the buzz behind VH1's popular "Love & Hip Hop" reality series and refrained from addressing Kimbella's premiere episode claim of sleeping with him while he was in a relationship with ex-girlfriend Emily B.
January 2, 2012 10:15 PM
Former Ruff Ryders leader DMX is gearing up to drop his new Undisputed solo album this March with a little help from Busta Rhymes, Swizz Beatz and more.
Continue reading DMX Ready To Show Off "Undisputed" Status In Rap Game.
January 2, 2012 6:05 PM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent has sent chills to his five million Twitter followers by revealing disturbing messages hinting at his demise.
January 2, 2012 5:40 PM
Although many hip-hop crews have been known to boast a strong female presence, SOHH decided to hit up Diplomat Jim Jones for his take on his Harlem collective's boys-only status.
January 2, 2012 5:30 PM
Young Money star Drake proved he is taking his new luxury October's Very Own x Canada Goose Chillwack jacket line seriously by showing it off during a live New Year's Eve telecast this past weekend.
January 2, 2012 4:24 PM
West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg can add television co-host to his resume after appearing on weekday game show "The Price Is Right" Monday (January 2) morning.
Continue reading Snoop Dogg Says The Prizzle Is Rizzle, Banks $72,000 [Video].
January 2, 2012 3:10 PM
Fans anxiously awaiting Beyonce Knowles-Carter's special delivery will have to wait a little longer as new reports claim the Grammy-winning singer has not yet given birth.
Continue reading Beyonce's Birth Rumors Get Hushed.
January 2, 2012 1:40 PM
With the popularity of VH1's "Love & Hip Hop" reality series continuing to grow, SOHH recently spoke to cast member Somaya Reece to find out how she balances acting with her aspiring music career.
January 2, 2012 1:00 PM
California rapper Mistah Fab recently shared his thoughts on why it was difficult for West Coast rappers to reclaim their spot at the top of hip-hop music.
January 2, 2012 12:30 PM
Brooklyn rapper Fabolous has offered his take on G-Unit general 50 Cent using his fame and fortune to help fight global hunger with the new Street King energy drink campaign.
Continue reading Fabolous Salutes 50 Cent's Street King Movement [Video].
January 2, 2012 12:10 PM
[With partygoers still recovering from New Year's celebrations, medical expert/plastic surgeon Dr. Grossman gives 21+ year-olds his Top 5 reasons to pick-up a pack of Bytox to avoid falling victim to a brutal hangover.]
Continue reading "Bytox": "It Prevents The Person Drinking From Having A Hangover".
January 2, 2012 11:30 AM
New York rapper Charles Hamilton has made his way back on the music scene with a new record called "Happy New Year", showing the elusive emcee spitting fresh bars entering 2012.
January 2, 2012 8:46 AM
Brooklyn rapper Saigon recently opened up on co-signing rap newcomer Don Trip's "Letter to My Son" anthem and revealed, just like the song's story, he is going through the same bout with a woman.
January 2, 2012 8:34 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne displayed his deejaying skills for the first-time heading into 2012 after cutting and scratching at a Miami nightclub on New Year's Eve.
Continue reading Lil Wayne Pulls A Kanye West, Turns Into DJ Weezy In Miami [Video].
January 2, 2012 7:26 AM
Is the hood checkin' for energy? The answer is yes and I'll tell you why: Real n*ggas don't wake up til 2pm. You can't expect a dude to hold the entire block and put on for his city unless he gets a minimum 14 hours of sleep, B. Well, things may soon be changing thanks to 50 Cent: Street King, his energy shot formula that promises to "turbo-charge your drive to succeed," has scored a major distribution deal with Pepsi.
Continue reading Vid: Wiz Khalifa Has A Battle Dance + 50 Cent Links Up With Pepsi?!.
January 2, 2012 12:00 AM
Philly's Most Wanted: Charli Baltimore lays back with fellow Philadelphia native Young Chris.
Photo taken from Charli Baltimore's Twitter
January 1, 2012 9:34 PM
Philadelphia rap veteran Charli Baltimore has stepped forward to kill past rumors claiming hip-hop mogul Jay-Z quietly ghostwrote her records in the 1990's.
January 1, 2012 8:53 PM
West Coast rapper Lil Eazy-E, son of late N.W.A. founder Eazy-E, was mistakenly named as a victim in a fatal car crash by Texas authorities on Friday (December 30).
Continue reading Eazy-E's Son Mistakenly Identified In Fatal Car Crash.
Skillz Drops "2011 Rap Up", "We Watched 'The Throne' But Lil Wayne's Jeggings Had A Life Of Their Own" [Audio]
January 1, 2012 11:57 AM
Keeping in tradition, Virigina rap veteran Skillz has released his highly-anticipated "2011 Rap Up" record highlighting the highs/lows of the past year from Gucci Mane's face tattoo to the NBA lockout.
January 1, 2012 10:21 AM
Grammy-winning rapper T.I. and Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon are helping bring in the new year by releasing fresh New Year's Day full-length mixtapes.
Continue reading T.I. & Raekwon Heat Up The New Year W/ Free Mixtapes.
January 1, 2012 10:04 AM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent's industry problems are now extending beyond Interscope Records as he has announced plans to snub media outlets and press for his upcoming untitled solo album.
January 1, 2012 9:46 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West, a.k.a. Yeezy World Peace, lived up to the hype this weekend by deejaying in Las Vegas for a New Year's Eve celebration.
Continue reading Kanye West A.K.A. Yeezy World Peace Rings In 2012 At Las Vegas Party.
January 1, 2012 9:36 AM
Former Murder Inc. rapper Charli Baltimore has opened up on what fans can expect from an upcoming new solo album and how personal triumph has elevated her into 2012.
Ron Browz On Crafting Nas' "Ether" Anthem, "I'm Like, 'I'll Never Get To Work W/ Jay-Z As A Producer'"
January 1, 2012 9:23 AM
A decade after Nas' controversial "Ether" record single-handedly took a severe jab to ex-nemesis Jay-Z, producer Ron Browz reflects on crafting the rap mogul's iconic hit.
January 1, 2012 12:00 AM
Happy New Year: Brooklyn rapper Fabolous catches some Zzzz's with his son.
Photo taken from Fabolous' Twitter