February 2012 Archives

UPDATE: Rick Ross Not A Suspect In Fatal Miami Shooting, Murder Case

February 29, 2012 11:50 PM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross can breathe a sigh of relief as new reports claim he is not a prime suspect in the murder of a 40 year-old man at his Miami home this week.

Continue reading UPDATE: Rick Ross Not A Suspect In Fatal Miami Shooting, Murder Case.

Chris Brown & Rihanna's Domestic Abuse Got Kids' Attention, Says Reese Witherspoon

February 29, 2012 5:36 PM

Three years later and the domestic dispute involving R&B singers Chris Brown and Rihanna is still being talked about as Hollywood star Reese Witherspoon claims their incident even caught the attention of her kids.

Continue reading Chris Brown & Rihanna's Domestic Abuse Got Kids' Attention, Says Reese Witherspoon.

T.I. Rolls Out The Red Carpet, "I'd Like To Welcome The Newest Member Of The Grand Hustle Family"

February 29, 2012 4:54 PM

Grand Hustle leader T.I. continues to let his roster of artists expand, officially announcing the new signing of Texas rap veteran Trae Tha Truth.

Continue reading T.I. Rolls Out The Red Carpet, "I'd Like To Welcome The Newest Member Of The Grand Hustle Family".

Bizarre Makes An Odd Comparison, "They Remind Me A Lot Of A Young D12"

February 29, 2012 4:18 PM

Former D12 member Bizarre recently killed speculation suggesting he may have left Eminem's camp to join Odd Future and compared the West Coast newcomers to a younger version of the Dirty Dozen.

Continue reading Bizarre Makes An Odd Comparison, "They Remind Me A Lot Of A Young D12".

Kreayshawn Finally Reveals Debut Album Title, "People Hate Me Or Love Me"

February 29, 2012 2:29 PM

West Coast rap newcomer Kreayshawn is finally ready to hop out of the recording studio and get music into stores, announcing her long-awaited debut album's title this week.

Continue reading Kreayshawn Finally Reveals Debut Album Title, "People Hate Me Or Love Me".

Young Jeezy Gets That White Girl, Hooks Up W/ Betty

February 29, 2012 1:24 PM

Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy seems to still have a thing for that white girl, raising eyebrows after getting spotted with Hollywood veteran actress Betty White.

Continue reading Young Jeezy Gets That White Girl, Hooks Up W/ Betty.

Cops Search For Rick Ross, Rapper's Crib Becomes Murder Scene

February 29, 2012 12:30 PM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross is reportedly being sought after by police for information related to the fatal shooting of a 40 year-old man at his Miami home Wednesday (February 29) morning.

Continue reading Cops Search For Rick Ross, Rapper's Crib Becomes Murder Scene.

Whitney Houston Still Dominates, Tyga Roars At No. 4, Chiddy Bang Land In Top 10

February 29, 2012 12:01 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, the late Whitney Houston leads the pack at No. 2, Tyga busts onto the chart at No. 4 and Chiddy Bang land a Top 10 slot.

Continue reading Whitney Houston Still Dominates, Tyga Roars At No. 4, Chiddy Bang Land In Top 10.

Iggy Azaela Responds To XXL Freshmen '12 Disses, "F*ck The Gossip & Yapping. It's Stupid"

February 29, 2012 11:26 AM

Australian rapper Iggy Azaela is up to hold down her XXL Freshmen '12 crown by responding to disses shot her way by music newcomer Azealia Banks.

Continue reading Iggy Azaela Responds To XXL Freshmen '12 Disses, "F*ck The Gossip & Yapping. It's Stupid".

"As A Fan, I Thought It Was Bullsh*t [For Andre 3000] To Say Ain't No OutKast Plans In The Works"

February 29, 2012 11:15 AM

With the recent heartbreaking news of Atlanta rap veteran Andre 3000 revealing there are no immediate plans for an upcoming OutKast album, SOHH decided to hit up the duo's ATL affiliate Killer Mike for his reaction.

Continue reading "As A Fan, I Thought It Was Bullsh*t [For Andre 3000] To Say Ain't No OutKast Plans In The Works".

Kid Cudi Cuts Himself & Reveals Bloody Slit Wrists, "The Old Scott Is Dead"

February 29, 2012 10:43 AM

G.O.O.D. Music's Kid Cudi is looking to have a bloody good 2012 by releasing a new photo of himself donning tattooed slit wrists.

Continue reading Kid Cudi Cuts Himself & Reveals Bloody Slit Wrists, "The Old Scott Is Dead".

Tupac: The Musical To Hit Broadway + Real Rick Ross Ready To Expose Rozay?!?

February 29, 2012 10:36 AM

Rick Ross the rapper and "Freeway" Rick Ross will be back in court come May, and a portion of the ex-drug dealer's lawsuit against the portly entertainer may soon be coming to a Web site near you.

Continue reading Tupac: The Musical To Hit Broadway + Real Rick Ross Ready To Expose Rozay?!?.

Max B Can't Ride The Wave Outta Jail, Remains Behind Bars Through 2042

February 29, 2012 10:24 AM

Incarcerated rapper Max B has reportedly lost an appeal in his murder conviction case, now having to remain behind bars for the next 30 years.

Continue reading Max B Can't Ride The Wave Outta Jail, Remains Behind Bars Through 2042.

Wiz Khalifa Ready To Roll In Jay-Z & Diddy-Like Cash Flow, "I'm Going To Make $100 Million This Year"

February 29, 2012 9:47 AM

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa is currently riding his wave of success and said by the end of 2012 he will have banked in at least $100 million, placing him amongst the ranks of rap stars like Jay-Z and Diddy.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Ready To Roll In Jay-Z & Diddy-Like Cash Flow, "I'm Going To Make $100 Million This Year".

"He's A Lyrical Monster That's Consistent"

February 29, 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 Yandy Smith dished out her fave five last week, Arkatech Beatz's Mike "Trauma" D sounds off his top five.]

Continue reading "He's A Lyrical Monster That's Consistent".

Jadakiss Places Deadline On Delayed LOX Reunion LP, "You'll Hear About The New Deal" [Video]

February 29, 2012 12:12 AM

The LOX's Jadakiss is giving loyal fans reasons to get excited by promising to deliver a long-delayed reunion album alongside Styles P. and Sheek Louch within two years.

Continue reading Jadakiss Places Deadline On Delayed LOX Reunion LP, "You'll Hear About The New Deal" [Video].

"One Day It'll All Make Sense": "Hear About His Encounters W/ Everyone From Biggie To Kanye"

February 29, 2012 12:00 AM

[With Common's long-awaited One Day It'll All Make Sense book still selling off shelves, the autobiography's promo team Fanscape give you five reasons to check it out.]

Continue reading "One Day It'll All Make Sense": "Hear About His Encounters W/ Everyone From Biggie To Kanye".

Photo of the Day: Somaya Reece Enjoys Some Late Night Relaxation

February 29, 2012 12:00 AM

Ladies Night Out: "Love & Hip Hop" star Somaya Reece embraces the night life.

Be sure to check out Somaya Reece's "Classy Girl" Singled Out feature!

"Making Songs Like 'Hands on the Wheel' Is Real Easy"

February 28, 2012 11:55 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After Memphis rapper Don Trip explains his new "Human" anthem, West Coast rhymer Schoolboy Q discusses his work with Harlem's ASAP Rocky.]


Continue reading "Making Songs Like 'Hands on the Wheel' Is Real Easy".

Kid Cudi Lashes Out Over 'WZRD' Album, "My Weak A** Label Only Shipped 55K [Copies]"

February 28, 2012 11:03 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Kid Cudi is hot and heated over his new WZRD album getting poor support from his record company, publicly lashing out over its under shipping.

Continue reading Kid Cudi Lashes Out Over 'WZRD' Album, "My Weak A** Label Only Shipped 55K [Copies]".

"Next Move, I'm Probably Gonna Get Justin Bieber Tatted On My A**"

February 28, 2012 6:00 PM

Former D12 member Bizarre has delved into his recent obsession toward Young Money's Nicki Minaj, months after he decided to get the self-proclaimed Barbie tattooed on his body.

Continue reading "Next Move, I'm Probably Gonna Get Justin Bieber Tatted On My A**".

Uncle Murda Lands Post-Def Jam/Roc-A-Fella Deal, Funkmaster Flex & DJ Kay Slay Co-Sign Label Move

February 28, 2012 5:29 PM

Former Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam rapper Uncle Murda has reportedly signed on the dotted line making Epic Records the home for his upcoming and long-awaited debut album.

Continue reading Uncle Murda Lands Post-Def Jam/Roc-A-Fella Deal, Funkmaster Flex & DJ Kay Slay Co-Sign Label Move.

"I Don't Find It Insulting To Be Compared To Amber Rose"

February 28, 2012 5:00 PM

After giving fans a sneak peek of her music skills on "Love & Hip Hop" season two, model-turned-singer Erica Mena gives SOHH the inside scoop on just how serious she is taking the music industry.

Continue reading "I Don't Find It Insulting To Be Compared To Amber Rose".

XXL Freshmen '12 Cover Unveiled, Azealia Banks Calls Out Featured Freshman

February 28, 2012 4:23 PM

As anticipated each year around this time, XXL Magazine has unveiled its latest batch of hip-hop newcomers, dubbed "2012 Freshmen Class," ranging from "Tony Montana" rapper Future to "Letter to My Son" hitmaker Don Trip.

Continue reading XXL Freshmen '12 Cover Unveiled, Azealia Banks Calls Out Featured Freshman.

"People Like Drake, A$AP Rocky & Others Pay Homage To The Whole Chopped & Screwed Sound"

February 28, 2012 2:00 PM

With rappers like Drake and A$AP Rocky crediting Houston for influencing their sound, SOHH recently reached out to DJ Michael "5000" Watts for his take.

Continue reading "People Like Drake, A$AP Rocky & Others Pay Homage To The Whole Chopped & Screwed Sound".

Bizarre Leaves Eminem's Shady Records Crew, "I'm Not In D12 No More"

February 28, 2012 12:05 PM

Detroit rap veteran Bizarre has announced his departure from Shady Records leader Eminem's D12 after coming up with the crew dating back to the 1990's.

Continue reading Bizarre Leaves Eminem's Shady Records Crew, "I'm Not In D12 No More".

"I Come From The Trap, I Ain't Shunning It & Acting Like That's Not Where I Come From"

February 28, 2012 12:00 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After "Love & Hip Hop" star Somaya Reece gave the scoop on "Classy Girl," Memphis rapper Don Trip explains his new "Human" anthem.]

Continue reading "I Come From The Trap, I Ain't Shunning It & Acting Like That's Not Where I Come From".

Gwyneth Paltrow Predicts Blue Ivy Carter's Future, "She's Going To Be..."

February 28, 2012 11:33 AM

Music couple Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles-Carter's newborn daughter cannot even speak her first words but continues to gain mainstream press with Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow predicting Blue Ivy's future.

Continue reading Gwyneth Paltrow Predicts Blue Ivy Carter's Future, "She's Going To Be...".

Coco Flexes Her Assets In Tights + Tahiry & Esther Baxter Get Sexy In New Movie?!?

February 28, 2012 10:45 AM

Before we begin, I'd like to issue a warning: Good Deeds is not the sequel to the 2002 Adam Sandler comedy Mr. Deeds. I watch maybe 2 hours of television a week so I miss a lot of trailers in my haste to catch what I thought would be a hilarious comedy, I ended up watching the saddest sh*t I've seen since The Pursuit of Happyness.

Continue reading Coco Flexes Her Assets In Tights + Tahiry & Esther Baxter Get Sexy In New Movie?!? .

Rihanna Gets Linked To Whitney Houston Biopic Rumors

February 28, 2012 10:36 AM

R&B star Rihanna is reportedly being named as a possible strong candidate to bring late music icon Whitney Houston's life story to the big screen in a biopic.

Continue reading Rihanna Gets Linked To Whitney Houston Biopic Rumors.

Birdman Maps Out Young Money/Cash Money Takeover, Plans 16 Album Releases

February 28, 2012 10:19 AM

Cash Money Records co-founder Birdman is planning to take 2012 by storm with the release of nearly 20 albums by the third quarter.

Continue reading Birdman Maps Out Young Money/Cash Money Takeover, Plans 16 Album Releases.

UPDATE: Jim Jones Addresses Latest Arrest, Points Fingers At Cops

February 28, 2012 8:53 AM

Dipset rapper Jim Jones has come forward to address making headlines after getting arrested for a second time within 72 hours in New York City, claiming cops mistakenly took him into custody over a suspended license charge.

Continue reading UPDATE: Jim Jones Addresses Latest Arrest, Points Fingers At Cops.

Jennifer Lopez Laughs Off Boob Drama, "There Was No Possible Way A Nip Could've Slipped"

February 28, 2012 8:40 AM

Hollywood actress Jennifer Lopez is not letting her much-talked about alleged nipple slip drama at the Academy Awards impact her as new reports claim she is laughing off the hype.

Continue reading Jennifer Lopez Laughs Off Boob Drama, "There Was No Possible Way A Nip Could've Slipped".

"What He Did In Hip-Hop For Toronto Got Overshadowed By Drake"

February 28, 2012 12:15 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Schoolboy Q and 2Eleven gave late rapper Mausberg the title last week, RepJa clothing co-founder Prince Graham (left) crowns Kardinal Offishall SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "What He Did In Hip-Hop For Toronto Got Overshadowed By Drake".

Nicki Minaj Tongues Down Lil Wayne, Oh Weezy Baby!

February 28, 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 Nicki Minaj Tongues Down Lil Wayne, Oh Weezy Baby!.

"A Tribe Called Quest: Innovation & Legacies: "It's Not Going To Break Your Wallet. You're Paying To Hear Some J Dilla..."

February 28, 2012 12:05 AM

[With "A Tribe Called Quest: Innovation & Legacies - A Movement in Four Parts" New York City showcase kicking off this week, J Dilla Ensemble founder Brian "Raydar" Ellis gives you five reasons to hit the Big Apple from March 1-3.]

Continue reading "A Tribe Called Quest: Innovation & Legacies: "It's Not Going To Break Your Wallet. You're Paying To Hear Some J Dilla...".

"I Came Up W/ 'Classy Girl' Because It's A Term Girls Use But Don't Really Follow Through W/ It"

February 28, 2012 12:05 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After Bad Boy artist Los explained his DMX-assisted "Make You Proud" last week, "Love & Hip Hop" star Somaya Reece breaks down her new "Classy Girl" music video.]

Continue reading "I Came Up W/ 'Classy Girl' Because It's A Term Girls Use But Don't Really Follow Through W/ It".

Photo of the Day: Nicki Minaj Tongues Down Lil Wayne (Cap Diss)

February 28, 2012 12:00 AM

Kiss, Kiss: Young Money's Nicki Minaj gives her boss some special affection.

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

Pharrell Gives Scoop On Jay-Z's 'Glory' Tribute, "It Was Important For Him To Stop Everything He Had Going On"

February 27, 2012 11:45 PM

The Neptunes' Pharrell Williams recently spoke on his Blue Ivy Carter tribute record, "Glory," and revealed Jay-Z had the record planned in advance.

Continue reading Pharrell Gives Scoop On Jay-Z's 'Glory' Tribute, "It Was Important For Him To Stop Everything He Had Going On".

Drake Clears Air On Future, Pusha T & Ludacris Feuds, "Maybe This Guy Is Bored"

February 27, 2012 11:21 PM

Young Money star Drake finally breaks his silence on perceived rap disputes with Future, Pusha T and Ludacris in the new issue of VIBE magazine.

Continue reading Drake Clears Air On Future, Pusha T & Ludacris Feuds, "Maybe This Guy Is Bored".

Nas Says It Was Written & Recorded, God's Son Announces LP Completion

February 27, 2012 6:19 PM

Fans awaiting rap veteran Nas' upcoming solo album have reason to get excited with God's Son announcing his long-awaited follow-up to 2008's Untitled is finally completed.

Continue reading Nas Says It Was Written & Recorded, God's Son Announces LP Completion.

Jim Jones Can't Dip From Police, Arrested Again In NYC

February 27, 2012 5:38 PM

Dipset rapper Jim Jones reportedly experienced a slight case of deja vu after getting arrested in New York City, 72 hours after getting placed in police custody for a Connecticut casino brawl.

Continue reading Jim Jones Can't Dip From Police, Arrested Again In NYC.

Birdman Ready To Make Cash, Money W/ Limp Bizkit, "[Lil] Wayne Was Going To Announce It At The Grammys"

February 27, 2012 5:20 PM

Cash Money Records CEO Birdman is telling fans to believe the hype days after reports emerged online claiming rap-metal crew Limp Bizkit signed to his label and revealed what is up next for the music veterans.

Continue reading Birdman Ready To Make Cash, Money W/ Limp Bizkit, "[Lil] Wayne Was Going To Announce It At The Grammys".

"Love & Hip Hop's" Yandy Smith On Busta Rhymes & Missy Elliott's Comeback, "They Know How To Stay Above That Curve"

February 27, 2012 2:00 PM

With rap veteran Busta Rhymes now making hits on Cash Money and Missy Elliott planning a music comeback, "Love & Hip Hop" star/manager Yandy Smith recently gave SOHH an opinion on seeing her former Violator clients' grind.

Continue reading "Love & Hip Hop's" Yandy Smith On Busta Rhymes & Missy Elliott's Comeback, "They Know How To Stay Above That Curve".

Diddy Admits His Dream's Come True, "Once The Flame Is Ignited In Us, Nothing Can Stop Us"

February 27, 2012 1:59 PM

Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy is still living in bliss following his Oscar-winning moment at last night's Academy Awards, now releasing a statement on snagging "Best Film" Sunday evening.

Continue reading Diddy Admits His Dream's Come True, "Once The Flame Is Ignited In Us, Nothing Can Stop Us".

Seth Rogen Joins Anti-Chris Brown Campaign, "You Can Literally Beat The Sh*t Out Of A Nominee & They'll Ask You To Perform Twice" [Video]

February 27, 2012 12:05 PM

R&B singer Chris Brown can add another celebrity to his "must ignore" list as Hollywood actor Seth Rogen decided to jab him during the Spirit Awards weekend ceremony.

Continue reading Seth Rogen Joins Anti-Chris Brown Campaign, "You Can Literally Beat The Sh*t Out Of A Nominee & They'll Ask You To Perform Twice" [Video].

"It Was Drake's Single & I Wanted To Rip It To Pieces"

February 27, 2012 11:48 AM

As his music continues to heat up the Internet, newly signed Bad Boy Records rapper Los recently spoke to SOHH about his music, the new "Make You Proud" track with DMX and plans for 2012.

Continue reading "It Was Drake's Single & I Wanted To Rip It To Pieces".

Lil Wayne Looks To Kick Nike & Reebok's Money Makers, Reveals New Shoe

February 27, 2012 11:23 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne is far from done growing his brand, now announcing plans to put out his very own shoe line in the near future.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Looks To Kick Nike & Reebok's Money Makers, Reveals New Shoe.

"He's Somebody That Could Have Rapped W/ Pac Or Biggie. He's A Legend"

February 27, 2012 11:00 AM

With DMX finally busting back onto the music scene after frequent stints behind bars, SOHH recently reached out to his close friend/producer Cavie to get a take on the platinum-selling rapper's state of mind.

Continue reading "He's Somebody That Could Have Rapped W/ Pac Or Biggie. He's A Legend".

Ben & Jerry's Apologizes For Fortune Cookie-Flavored "Lin-Sanity" Frozen Yogurt

February 27, 2012 10:28 AM

New York Knicks' overnight sensation Jeremy Lin continues to be the target of stereotypical controversy as famous ice cream company Ben & Jerry's has apologized for making a fortune cookie-flavored frozen yogurt in his honor.

Continue reading Ben & Jerry's Apologizes For Fortune Cookie-Flavored "Lin-Sanity" Frozen Yogurt.

Jim Jones Says Sorry For Casino Brawl, "I Apologize To My Son For Having To See His Father Act Like A..."

February 27, 2012 10:10 AM

Dipset rapper Jim Jones is still getting over his publicized Friday (February 24) casino brawl, openly apologizing to his son.

Continue reading Jim Jones Says Sorry For Casino Brawl, "I Apologize To My Son For Having To See His Father Act Like A...".

Maino Knocks Out Tough Guy Image, "People Thought I Was More About Making Trouble Than Music"

February 27, 2012 9:49 AM

Brooklyn rapper Maino recently opened up about the public's misconceptions about him and why he is focused on evolving his overall image in the music industry.

Continue reading Maino Knocks Out Tough Guy Image, "People Thought I Was More About Making Trouble Than Music".

"Gangsta Grillz: Guerilla": "I Went From Hosting My Own Mixtapes To Having DJ Drama On Here"

February 27, 2012 12:05 AM

[With his long-awaited Gangsta Grillz: Guerilla mixtape finally available, Memphis rapper Don Trip dishes out his top five reasons to download (not buy) his latest project.]

Continue reading "Gangsta Grillz: Guerilla": "I Went From Hosting My Own Mixtapes To Having DJ Drama On Here".

Photo of the Day: Don Trip Spends Some Family Time W/ His Son

February 27, 2012 12:00 AM

Letter to My Son: Memphis rapper Don Trip spends quality time with his sidekick.

Photo taken from Don Trip's Twitter

Drake & Common Experience Deja Vu, Meet Face-To-Face At NBA All-Star Game

February 26, 2012 10:35 PM

Fans still in disbelief with reports claiming Drake and Common recently killed their issues with one another now have proof as a photo of both rap stars meeting up at the NBA All-Star Game Sunday (February 26) night has emerged.

Continue reading Drake & Common Experience Deja Vu, Meet Face-To-Face At NBA All-Star Game.

Diddy Speechless Over Academy Awards Win, "Holy Sh*t! God Is The Greatest!!!!!"

February 26, 2012 10:06 PM

Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy can add "Oscar-winner" to his list of accolades and achievements after his executive-produced Undefeated film won "Best Documentary" at the 84th Academy Awards Sunday (February 26) night.

Continue reading Diddy Speechless Over Academy Awards Win, "Holy Sh*t! God Is The Greatest!!!!!".

Jay-Z & Kanye West Auctioning Off "Otis" Maybach

February 26, 2012 9:45 PM

Grammy-winning rappers Kanye West and Jay-Z are reportedly gearing up to auction off one of the Maybach luxury vehicles from their "Otis" summer 2011 music video.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Kanye West Auctioning Off "Otis" Maybach.

[VIDEO] J. Lo Nip Slip + 2013 Black History Month Freshman Nominees

February 26, 2012 9:26 PM

Cotdayum. It's still Black History Month? All bullsh*t aside, you can't tell me February 2012 wasn't sponsored by Wes Craven: The sh*t has been one horror story after the next; we rolled into the month still dealing with the death of Don Cornelius all the way up to the Jim Jones just a few days ago. In between time, Whitney died, Teairra Mari bought a Young Money scratch-off and won a record deal and MLK, Medgar Evars and George Washington Carver were punished with yet another series of badly written plays at elementary schools across the country.

Continue reading [VIDEO] J. Lo Nip Slip + 2013 Black History Month Freshman Nominees .

DMX Expects One & Done W/ Current Record Label, "Stick To The F*ckin' Script"

February 26, 2012 9:22 PM

Former Ruff Ryders leader DMX is currently gearing up for the release of his upcoming Undisputed album, however, the platinum-selling rapper admits the LP is suffering from lackluster label support.

Continue reading DMX Expects One & Done W/ Current Record Label, "Stick To The F*ckin' Script".

Rick Ross Speaks French, Spills Beans On Montana's Bad Boy Debut

February 26, 2012 8:55 PM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross may not have signed French Montana to his label, but the Miami rap star made a "Boss" move this weekend by announcing his "Stay Schemin'" collaborator's upcoming Bad Boy Records debut album title.

Continue reading Rick Ross Speaks French, Spills Beans On Montana's Bad Boy Debut.

Method Man Reveals His Toughest Acting Woe, "The Most Challenging Thing Is..."

February 26, 2012 12:19 PM

Wu-Tang Clan's Method Man recently talked about his run in acting and what ultimately gives him the biggest challenge when the movie cameras are rolling.

Continue reading Method Man Reveals His Toughest Acting Woe, "The Most Challenging Thing Is...".

Petey Pablo Serving Out Time, Rapper Behind Bars For 3-Year Jail Term

February 26, 2012 12:11 PM

Southern rapper Petey Pablo is reportedly working away at a three-year jail sentence with reports claiming he quietly began the term last month.

Continue reading Petey Pablo Serving Out Time, Rapper Behind Bars For 3-Year Jail Term.

Robin Thicke & Paula Patton Targeted By IRS, Couple Owe $492K To Uncle Sam

February 26, 2012 11:58 AM

Hollywood couple Robin Thicke and Paula Patton are reportedly being sought after by the government in relation to nearly $500,000 they owe in back taxes.

Continue reading Robin Thicke & Paula Patton Targeted By IRS, Couple Owe $492K To Uncle Sam.

Lil Wayne Still Hung Over Drunk Case, "At No Point Did I Become Intoxicated That I Passed Out On A Bed"

February 26, 2012 11:40 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne reportedly wants to settle the score on a lawsuit claiming he passed out drunk and was too intoxicated to perform at a Bahamas concert nearly four years ago.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Still Hung Over Drunk Case, "At No Point Did I Become Intoxicated That I Passed Out On A Bed".

Juvenile Issues Official Statement On Arrest Warrant, Child Suport Accusations

February 26, 2012 11:20 AM

Former Cash Money Records rapper Juvenile wants to set the record straight in light of reports claiming he is wanted by police in relation to a child support case by releasing a statement defending his image.

Continue reading Juvenile Issues Official Statement On Arrest Warrant, Child Suport Accusations.

Photo of the Day: LeBron James & Dwayne Wade Put Their Game Faces On

February 26, 2012 12:00 AM

All of the Lights: Miami Heat's LeBron James & Dwayne Wade say game on.

Photo taken from LeBron James' Twitter

Diddy Says White Men Can Jump, Participates In All-Star NBA Dunk Contest [Video]

February 25, 2012 10:51 PM

Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy raised eyebrows this weekend by getting used as a prop for the Houston Rockets' Chase Budinger in his NBA All-Star Weekend dunk contest challenge.

Continue reading Diddy Says White Men Can Jump, Participates In All-Star NBA Dunk Contest [Video].

Jay-Z & Beyonce Hit The Town, Publicly Bring Out Blue Ivy Carter

February 25, 2012 10:07 PM

Nearly two months after welcoming their newborn daughter, music couple Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles-Carter hit New York City this weekend, publicly unveiling Blue Ivy Carter.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Beyonce Hit The Town, Publicly Bring Out Blue Ivy Carter.

Jimmy Henchman Linked To 50 Cent Associate Murder, Feds Seeking "Death Penalty-Eligible Offense"

February 25, 2012 7:23 PM

Incarcerated manager James "Jimmy Henchman" Rosemond is reportedly being targeted by federal proesecutors in relation to the murder of a 50 Cent affiliate.

Continue reading Jimmy Henchman Linked To 50 Cent Associate Murder, Feds Seeking "Death Penalty-Eligible Offense".

Miami Heat's Dwayne Wade Hustles Hard, Spits Bars W/ Ace Hood [Video]

February 25, 2012 7:01 PM

While Miami Heat superstar Dwayne Wade may be hitting the court at the NBA All-Star game tomorrow night (February 26) in Orlando, he was spotted this week putting in work alongside rapper Ace Hood.

Continue reading Miami Heat's Dwayne Wade Hustles Hard, Spits Bars W/ Ace Hood [Video].

Jim Jones Arrested After Violent Police Brawl, Dipset's Capo Speaks [Video]

February 25, 2012 6:37 PM

Dipset's Jim Jones is making weekend headlines with reports claiming he was arrested following a brutal casino brawl in Connecticut Friday (February 24) night.

Continue reading Jim Jones Arrested After Violent Police Brawl, Dipset's Capo Speaks [Video].

DMX On Shredding Rick Ross' MMG Offer, "I Wouldn't Sign W/ 'That' Label" [Video]

February 25, 2012 10:11 AM

After making headlines last summer with reports claiming rap star Rick Ross was interested in signing him to Maybach Music Group, former Ruff Ryders leader DMX has explained his reasoning behind turning down the opportunity.

Continue reading DMX On Shredding Rick Ross' MMG Offer, "I Wouldn't Sign W/ 'That' Label" [Video].

Juvenile Backs That Arrest Warrant Up, "This Is A Bunch Of Bullsh*t"

February 25, 2012 10:00 AM

Former Cash Money Records rapper Juvenile has spoken out on reports claiming he is a wanted man in relation to a $160,000 child support case, claiming fans should not believe the "deadbeat dad" speculation.

Continue reading Juvenile Backs That Arrest Warrant Up, "This Is A Bunch Of Bullsh*t".

UPDATE: Cyhi The Prynce Denies YMCMB Diss, "I Didn't Realize I Was That Popular"

February 25, 2012 9:47 AM

After appearing to share a firm reaction to rap-metal crew Limp Bizkit signing to Young Money/Cash Money this week, G.O.O.D. Music's Cyhi The Prynce has stepped up to kill speculation suggesting he has thrown shots toward Lil Wayne or Birdman.

Continue reading UPDATE: Cyhi The Prynce Denies YMCMB Diss, "I Didn't Realize I Was That Popular".

Method Man Reveals His Top Collaborations, "That's Like My All-Time Favorite Right There"

February 25, 2012 9:30 AM

Wu-Tang Clan's Method Man recently discussed his favorite collaborations and why Flipmode Squad leader Busta Rhymes remains on his wishlist of artists to share the microphone with.

Continue reading Method Man Reveals His Top Collaborations, "That's Like My All-Time Favorite Right There".

Andre 3000 Names His Biggest Misconception & Fear, "People Think You Kind Of Ride On This Non-Human Wave"

February 25, 2012 9:07 AM

OutKast's Andre 3000 has opened up about what he feels is the biggest misconception about himself and what fears him the most as an artist.

Continue reading Andre 3000 Names His Biggest Misconception & Fear, "People Think You Kind Of Ride On This Non-Human Wave".

Photo of the Day: Cavie & E-40 Keep The Party Going All Night

February 25, 2012 12:00 AM

No Days Off: Producer Cavie and Bay Area rap veteran E-40 put in work all night long.

Photo credit: James Wade

Machine Gun Kelly Affiliate Gets Def Jam's Vote, "I Put My Sweat Into It"

February 24, 2012 11:13 PM

With the buzz building off newly signed Def Jam rapper Ray Jr.'s Elected mixtape, SOHH reached out to the Cleveland-bred emcee to get the scoop on his latest underground effort.

Continue reading Machine Gun Kelly Affiliate Gets Def Jam's Vote, "I Put My Sweat Into It".

G.O.O.D. Music Protege Questions YMCMB's Worth, "You Sell More, But..."

February 24, 2012 5:30 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Cyhi The Prynce appears to have taken note of today's buzz surrounding Cash Money/Young Money inking rap-metal crew Limp Bizkit by questioning their quality of work compared to his team's.

Continue reading G.O.O.D. Music Protege Questions YMCMB's Worth, "You Sell More, But...".

"I Was Happy To See 50 Cent Get To A New Place. This Is Kind Of A Gift To Him"

February 24, 2012 5:00 PM

In light of the Academy Awards just a few days away, Hollywood actor/director Mario Van Peebles chopped it up with SOHH to discuss working alongside G-Unit's 50 Cent for their new All Things Fall Apart film.

Continue reading "I Was Happy To See 50 Cent Get To A New Place. This Is Kind Of A Gift To Him".

Juvenile Better Run For It, Arrest Warrant Issued Over $160K Debt

February 24, 2012 4:44 PM

Former Cash Money Records rapper Juvenile may have to start putting some dollars together with new reports claiming an arrest warrant has been issued in relation to a $160,000 child support case.

Continue reading Juvenile Better Run For It, Arrest Warrant Issued Over $160K Debt.

Coco Addresses Buzzing Nude Photo, "I Can't Believe A Naked Body Can Cause Controversy" [Video]

February 24, 2012 4:26 PM

Model Coco has stepped up to speak on heating up the Internet a few weeks ago with a nude photo of herself posed next to an infant family member and questioned why it has caused so much controversy.

Continue reading Coco Addresses Buzzing Nude Photo, "I Can't Believe A Naked Body Can Cause Controversy" [Video].

"Everybody's Dream Is To Be A Movie Star"

February 24, 2012 2:25 PM

With the Academy Awards just two days away, SOHH recently reached out to rapper-turned-actor Treach to get his take on hip-hop artists looking to make it big in Hollywood.

Continue reading "Everybody's Dream Is To Be A Movie Star".

Common Confirms Face-To-Face Drake Showdown, "I Gave Him A Pound" [Video]

February 24, 2012 1:50 PM

After weeks of speculated reports, rap veteran Common has confirmed his face-to-face conversation with Young Money's Drake at this month's 54th annual Grammy Awards ceremony.

Continue reading Common Confirms Face-To-Face Drake Showdown, "I Gave Him A Pound" [Video].

Andre 3000 Silences Reunion LP Talks, "There Are No Plans For Another OutKast Album"

February 24, 2012 12:47 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Andre 3000 has set the record straight on recent talks of an OutKast reunion album coming together, revealing there are no immediate plans to hook back up with Big Boi.

Continue reading Andre 3000 Silences Reunion LP Talks, "There Are No Plans For Another OutKast Album".

WWE Puts The Rap Game In A Chokehold, Young Money Takes Big Losses, Chris Brown Turns The Heat Up

February 24, 2012 12:15 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we take a look at how wrestling has injected itself into the rap game, tally up how many losses Young Money has taken in the past seven days, give Chris Brown a standing ovation for keeping us all locked in and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading WWE Puts The Rap Game In A Chokehold, Young Money Takes Big Losses, Chris Brown Turns The Heat Up.

Nicki Minaj Speaks On 'Sellout' & 'Pop' Disses, "Hip-Hop Culture Starts Getting A Little Afraid I'm Going To Leave"

February 24, 2012 10:00 AM

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj has stepped up to address critics and fans alike who feel she turned her back on emceeing for a shot as a mainstream pop artist.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Speaks On 'Sellout' & 'Pop' Disses, "Hip-Hop Culture Starts Getting A Little Afraid I'm Going To Leave".

Don Trip Kills Backpacker Image & Critics W/ 'Human' Anthem, "N*ggas Thought Trip Was All Positive" [Audio]

February 24, 2012 9:35 AM

With his new DJ Drama-hosted Guerilla Gangsta Grillz mixtape less than 72 hours away from hitting the Internet, Memphis rapper Don Trip gives SOHH readers an exclusive peek at his new "Human" record.

Continue reading Don Trip Kills Backpacker Image & Critics W/ 'Human' Anthem, "N*ggas Thought Trip Was All Positive" [Audio].

"If There Was An Illuminati, They Wouldn't Let Black People In" [Video]

February 24, 2012 9:11 AM

R&B singer The-Dream is the latest artist to offer his take on hip-hop's speculated secret devil-worshipping society, the Illuminati, and why he has a hard time believing it actually exists.

Continue reading "If There Was An Illuminati, They Wouldn't Let Black People In" [Video].

Jay-Z 'Disappointed' With Chris Brown & Rihanna + Trick Daddy Goes In On Plies?!?

February 24, 2012 9:00 AM

Yes, yes y'all. It's Friday. Time to get ya mind right for the weekend, but first -- we're gonna hit you with a few interesting music news bites. Enjoy.

Continue reading Jay-Z 'Disappointed' With Chris Brown & Rihanna + Trick Daddy Goes In On Plies?!?.

The Clipse's Pusha T Dreams Up Def Jam LP, "We'll Still Talk About A Little Coke"

February 24, 2012 8:45 AM

R&B singer The-Dream recently talked about his contribution toward G.O.O.D. Music rapper Pusha T's upcoming new solo album and promised fans could still expect to hear the occasional drug-dealing tales.

Continue reading The Clipse's Pusha T Dreams Up Def Jam LP, "We'll Still Talk About A Little Coke".

Lil Wayne & Birdman Get Biz-y, Young Money/Cash Money Signs Limp Bizkit

February 24, 2012 8:12 AM

Young Money/Cash Money Records are out to prove the company is much more than urban music by signing rocker Fred Durst's rap-metal crew, Limp Bizkit.

Continue reading Lil Wayne & Birdman Get Biz-y, Young Money/Cash Money Signs Limp Bizkit.

Jak & Daxter Collection: "Bottom Line Is The Demolition Duo Delivers"

February 24, 2012 12:15 AM

[With the weekend near and video games in high demand, the Naughty Boy team gives you their top five reasons to get cozy on your Playstation 3 with the new Jak & Daxter Collection title.]

Continue reading Jak & Daxter Collection: "Bottom Line Is The Demolition Duo Delivers".

Photo of the Day: Yelawolf Heats Up Houston's Hot Spot

February 24, 2012 12:05 AM

Crunk & Disorderly: SOHH's J. Bachelor catches Shady Records' Yelawolf quenching his thirst in Houston.

Photo credit: Onoame Mukoro Photography

"He's Just Like Jadakiss W/ The Way He Can Put Words Together"

February 24, 2012 12:05 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. After Erica Mena dished out her fave five, "Love & Hip Hop" star Yandy Smith gives the scoop on her top picks.]

Continue reading "He's Just Like Jadakiss W/ The Way He Can Put Words Together".

Jay-Z Unveils Roc Nation Hottie In NYC, "It's Not About Scheduling & Planning"

February 23, 2012 11:27 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z appears focused on keeping Roc Nation bubbling days after reportedly inking singer Shakira to his team by rolling with British crooner Rita Ora in New York throughout the day.

Continue reading Jay-Z Unveils Roc Nation Hottie In NYC, "It's Not About Scheduling & Planning".

Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne Spit Venom At Critics, "Nicki Pop? Only Thing That's Pop Is My Endorsement Opp" [Audio]

February 23, 2012 11:10 PM

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj is out with a vengeance to her critics on a new record called "Roman Reloaded" featuring label boss Lil Wayne.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne Spit Venom At Critics, "Nicki Pop? Only Thing That's Pop Is My Endorsement Opp" [Audio].

Tyga's "Careless World" Yanked Off Best Buy & Target Store Shelves, "We Pulled It Due To..."

February 23, 2012 5:50 PM

Young Money's Tyga finally had his Careless World album released this week, however, new reports claim mega retailers Best Buy and Target are not stocking the delayed LP on its shelves.

Continue reading Tyga's "Careless World" Yanked Off Best Buy & Target Store Shelves, "We Pulled It Due To...".

Chris Brown Accused Of Robbing Miami Woman, Young Money's Tyga Alleged Accomplice

February 23, 2012 5:09 PM

Grammy-winning singer Chris Brown continues to have a difficult week in the press with reports claiming he has been accused of stealing a woman's cell phone over President's Day weekend.

Continue reading Chris Brown Accused Of Robbing Miami Woman, Young Money's Tyga Alleged Accomplice.

B.o.B. On Tyler, The Creator Beef, "It's Like 'F*ck This, F*ck That!' It's Pointless"

February 23, 2012 4:35 PM

Grand Hustle rapper B.o.B. opens up on his short-lived rap dispute with Odd Future leader Tyler, the Creator last year and why beef records are not on his to-do list in the new GQ magazine.

Continue reading B.o.B. On Tyler, The Creator Beef, "It's Like 'F*ck This, F*ck That!' It's Pointless".

Method Man Smells What The Rock's Cooking, "Dude Was Like The Truth"

February 23, 2012 12:00 PM

Wu-Tang Clan's Method Man may not be fighting in the ring, but Tical recently opened up about being inspired by former professional wrestler Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

Continue reading Method Man Smells What The Rock's Cooking, "Dude Was Like The Truth".

Mac Miller Says N-Word A Big No-No, "I Don't Think Any White Rapper Should Be Using [It]"

February 23, 2012 11:45 AM

Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller has shed light on Eminem and Yelawolf rocking the January VIBE magazine cover and stressed why he feels no white emcee should ever be given an N-word pass.

Continue reading Mac Miller Says N-Word A Big No-No, "I Don't Think Any White Rapper Should Be Using [It]".

Nicki Minaj Drops Sexy New Pics + DMX Says Def Jam Was Last Great Label?!

February 23, 2012 11:22 AM

Gotta love the dog, DMX. One of the most genuine, angry and talented rappers ever to touch the mic, Earl Simmons spoke with The Breakfast Club recently and shared his thoughts on his life, his future and of course, rap music.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Drops Sexy New Pics + DMX Says Def Jam Was Last Great Label?!.

B.G. Gets His Day In Court, Federal Weapons Sentencing Date Penciled In

February 23, 2012 11:18 AM

Former Cash Money Records rapper B.G. will have his fate revealed to him following a December guilty plea in a federal weapons case this spring.

Continue reading B.G. Gets His Day In Court, Federal Weapons Sentencing Date Penciled In.

DMX Airs Out Rick Ross & Drake, "I Don't Like Anything About Him. I Don't Like His F*cking Voice, What He Talks About, His Face" [Video]

February 23, 2012 9:17 AM

While Drake no longer has to worry about a rap battle with hip-hop veteran Common, the Young Money star may have to keep his eyes out on former Ruff Ryders leader DMX who has revealed his disinterest in him and Rick Ross.

Continue reading DMX Airs Out Rick Ross & Drake, "I Don't Like Anything About Him. I Don't Like His F*cking Voice, What He Talks About, His Face" [Video].

"His Legacy To Me Is That Arguably He's One Of The Greatest Rappers Of All Time"

February 23, 2012 9:07 AM

With the 15 year anniversary of late rap mogul Notorious B.I.G. just a few weeks away, Hollywood star Martin Lawrence has reflected on sharing camera time with Big Poppa.

Continue reading "His Legacy To Me Is That Arguably He's One Of The Greatest Rappers Of All Time".

G-Unit's Precious Paris Sheds Tears, "I'm A Hardcore Rapper But I Cry"

February 23, 2012 8:55 AM

G-Unit's Precious Paris is reportedly on the brink of releasing her untitled debut album and has opened up on how she views herself as a hip-hop artist.

Continue reading G-Unit's Precious Paris Sheds Tears, "I'm A Hardcore Rapper But I Cry".

Maino Buys Into NY Knicks Lin-Sanity, "First Time I Seen Him I Was Like, 'Who The F*ck Is This?'" [Video]

February 23, 2012 8:28 AM

Brooklyn rapper Maino is letting it be known he plans to ride with his New York Knicks all the way to a possible NBA Finals appearance, co-signing the team's overnight sensation Jeremy Lin.

Continue reading Maino Buys Into NY Knicks Lin-Sanity, "First Time I Seen Him I Was Like, 'Who The F*ck Is This?'" [Video].

Everything Girls Love: "Our Pieces Are Always What's Happening & What's Hot"

February 23, 2012 12:05 AM

[With spring right around the corner and ladies ready to hit the town on a nightly basis, Everything Girls Love CEO Latoya Bond gives you five reasons her and company president Yandy Smith's popular fashion line is a must-have.]

Continue reading Everything Girls Love: "Our Pieces Are Always What's Happening & What's Hot".

"He Died Before He Had A Chance To Get Big"

February 23, 2012 12:05 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. fter Kendrick Lamar explained why E-40 does indeed deserve the SOHH Underrated crown, West Coast spitters Schoolboy Q and 2Eleven explain why the tragically short career of fellow California rapper Mausberg deserves the shine.]

Continue reading "He Died Before He Had A Chance To Get Big".

Photo of the Day: Bad Boy Records' Los Shows Off His 80's Flavor

February 23, 2012 12:00 AM

That 80's Show: Newly signed Bad Boy Records rapper Los goes throwback.

Be sure to check out Los' "Make You Proud" Singled Out feature!

Ex-ESPN Writer Still Shaken Up Over NY Knicks Headline, "I Have To Find A New Job & Move On W/ My Life"

February 22, 2012 10:35 PM

As if an initial apology was not enough, former ESPN writer Anthony Federico is continuing to defend his image by releasing a lengthy statement on his controversial "Chink in the Armor" headline aimed toward the New York Knicks last week.

Continue reading Ex-ESPN Writer Still Shaken Up Over NY Knicks Headline, "I Have To Find A New Job & Move On W/ My Life".

Tyga's "Careless World" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed

February 22, 2012 9:54 PM

Young Money rapper Tyga's long-awaited Careless World album will easily make it onto the Top 10 sales chart in seven days with first-week projections going up to 80,000 sold records.

Continue reading Tyga's "Careless World" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed.

Heavy D Still Inspires After Death, Bio Doc Airing This Weekend

February 22, 2012 6:11 PM

Fans of the late Heavy D will get a chance to learn more about the music mogul in a new documentary, Be Inspired: The Life of Heavy D, set to air over the weekend.

Continue reading Heavy D Still Inspires After Death, Bio Doc Airing This Weekend.

The-Dream Tells Haters Back Off Chris Brown/Rihanna Reunion, "If She Can Forgive, That's Where She Is Mentally"

February 22, 2012 4:52 PM

R&B singer The-Dream is co-signing former couple Chris Brown and Rihanna's decision to hook back up musically for some new records, offering his take on the unexpected reunion.

Continue reading The-Dream Tells Haters Back Off Chris Brown/Rihanna Reunion, "If She Can Forgive, That's Where She Is Mentally".

"He Was The Epitome Of Hip-Hop & R&B. It Was A Raw Feel"

February 22, 2012 3:00 PM

With elusive soulful singer D'Angelo looking to make a strong music comeback this year, SOHH decided to hit up 112's Slim to get his take on the R&B veteran's highly-anticipated return.

Continue reading "He Was The Epitome Of Hip-Hop & R&B. It Was A Raw Feel".

Kanye West Rants Over Ex-Girls In New Freestyle, "I Can't Believe This B*tch Sent Me Through This Sh*t Again!" [Video]

February 22, 2012 2:08 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West is never one to resist applying shock value to his live concerts as new footage shows Ye spitting a freestyle targeted toward an ex-girlfriend over his "Say You Will" record in Australia.

Continue reading Kanye West Rants Over Ex-Girls In New Freestyle, "I Can't Believe This B*tch Sent Me Through This Sh*t Again!" [Video].

"We've Got To Keep Working For My Boy's Legacy & Never Let Him Die"

February 22, 2012 2:00 PM

Just over two months since the fatal shooting of aspiring rapper Slim Dunkin, SOHH recently reached out to Brick Squad Monopoly's Frenchie to find out how his team has taken the loss.

Continue reading "We've Got To Keep Working For My Boy's Legacy & Never Let Him Die".

Kreayshawn Reaffirms Sexuality, "I've Dated Girls & Liked Girls. But They're Usually..."

February 22, 2012 1:38 PM

West Coast rapper Kreayshawn opens up on her sexuality in the new issue of GQ magazine, reaffirming her interest in the same sex, however, refuting the title of fully bi-sexual.

Continue reading Kreayshawn Reaffirms Sexuality, "I've Dated Girls & Liked Girls. But They're Usually...".

Adele Can't Get Knocked Off The Top, Drake Loses Top 10 Status, Lil Wayne Hits A Milli, A Milli

February 22, 2012 12:00 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, English crooner Adele proves she can't move from the top spot, Drake loses his spacing in Top 10 and Lil Wayne enjoys double platinum status.

Continue reading Adele Can't Get Knocked Off The Top, Drake Loses Top 10 Status, Lil Wayne Hits A Milli, A Milli.

Nas, Common & Q-Tip Rap Super Group Reports Emerge

February 22, 2012 11:31 AM

Turns out fans may be getting a handful of rap veterans all on the same track with reports claiming Nas, Common and Q-Tip could be forming a hip-hop supergroup.

Continue reading Nas, Common & Q-Tip Rap Super Group Reports Emerge.

UPDATE: WWE Wrestler Wants To Strangle Chris Brown, "I'll Choke You Out & Make You Feel As Weak..." [Video]

February 22, 2012 11:08 AM

WWE professional wrestler CM Punk has come forward to apologize for unknowingly sparking a Twitter beef with R&B star Chris Brown but admits he still wants a physical showdown with the Grammy-winning singer.

Continue reading UPDATE: WWE Wrestler Wants To Strangle Chris Brown, "I'll Choke You Out & Make You Feel As Weak..." [Video].

Tupac Shakur's Signed Movie Contract Hits eBay

February 22, 2012 10:37 AM

Fans hoping to own a piece of late rap mogul Tupac Shakur's legacy can put some money where their mouth is as new reports claim the rapper-turned-actor's Juice movie contract is now available for bidding on eBay.

Continue reading Tupac Shakur's Signed Movie Contract Hits eBay.

"She Sometimes Imagines Herself Clad In A Bikini & High Heels, Cooking Dinner For A Breadwinning Husband"

February 22, 2012 10:08 AM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj continues to generate headlines this week by appearing in the new issue of Vogue magazine, discussing her dream maritial setting and how successful she could have been as an attorney.

Continue reading "She Sometimes Imagines Herself Clad In A Bikini & High Heels, Cooking Dinner For A Breadwinning Husband".

[Video] Obama Sings The Blues, Drops Mixtape, Game Loses $5 Million?!

February 22, 2012 9:47 AM

It's officially been about 3 years: Did Miley Cyrus ever holla at Mack Maine? Ayo Miley: Quick duckin' my man. Dude had the decency to wait until you were ripe and legal and you ain't reach out yet? This has been the worst black history month ever.

Continue reading [Video] Obama Sings The Blues, Drops Mixtape, Game Loses $5 Million?!.

Fabolous Turns Into Mr. Big Spender, Drops $45K To Pop Bottles

February 22, 2012 9:04 AM

New York rapper Fabolous sure knows how to party with reports claiming Loso dropped nearly $50,000 on champagne over the weekend during a birthday celebration.

Continue reading Fabolous Turns Into Mr. Big Spender, Drops $45K To Pop Bottles.

"I Love 2 Chainz Because His Swag Is Insane"

February 22, 2012 12:05 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. After Oddisee busted out his fave five, "Love & Hip Hop" star Erica Mena reveals her top picks.]

Continue reading "I Love 2 Chainz Because His Swag Is Insane".

No Mas: "The Design Mentality That Goes Into All Of Our Prodcuts Is A Clean & Mean NY Style"

February 22, 2012 12:00 AM

[With the cold winter weather slowly departing, fashion line No Mas' head of sales Andrew McIver gives you five reasons to dig into your pockets and get your hands on these goodies.]

Continue reading No Mas: "The Design Mentality That Goes Into All Of Our Prodcuts Is A Clean & Mean NY Style".

Photo of the Day: Arkatech Beatz Show The Meaning Of Good Eats

February 22, 2012 12:00 AM

Good Eats: Arkatech Beatz define the idea behind yummy eating.

Be sure to check out Arkatech Beatz producer Jugrnaut's "Ain't Loyal" Singled Out feature!

Megaupload Founder Finally Gets Signed Off, Released On Bail

February 21, 2012 11:39 PM

After weeks of being held in custody overseas on copyright infringement charges, Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has reportedly been released on bail this week.

Continue reading Megaupload Founder Finally Gets Signed Off, Released On Bail.

"I'll Get His A** Jumped Again. I Don't Like Yung Berg. I'm Sorry" [Video]

February 21, 2012 5:39 PM

R&B singer Teairra Mari has lashed out at rapper Yung Berg over past comments he made about her personal affairs and denied ever being attracted him.

Continue reading "I'll Get His A** Jumped Again. I Don't Like Yung Berg. I'm Sorry" [Video].

Ray J Upset Over Fake Radio Meltdown Interview

February 21, 2012 5:05 PM

R&B singer Ray J is reportedly hot and bothered over allegedly being spoofed on Chicago radio station WGCI Tuesday (February 21) and is seeking legal action.

Continue reading Ray J Upset Over Fake Radio Meltdown Interview.

"My Track Was Kinda Like The Reintroduction To Vintage DMX"

February 21, 2012 4:30 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After Arkatech Beatz's Jugrnaut gave the scoop on how Alley Boy's "Ain't Loyal" anthem came together, Bad Boy artist Los explains how he got DMX to be a part of his track, "Make You Proud."]

Continue reading "My Track Was Kinda Like The Reintroduction To Vintage DMX".

Diddy Officially Announces TV Takeover Plans, "We're Bringing That Revolution That Television Needs" [Video]

February 21, 2012 1:45 PM

After weeks of speculation and reports, Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy has finally officially announced plans to launch his own music video network, Revolt, later this year.

Continue reading Diddy Officially Announces TV Takeover Plans, "We're Bringing That Revolution That Television Needs" [Video].

Nicki Minaj Gets Back To "Dirty" Raps In Leaked Pre-Fame Freestyle [Video]

February 21, 2012 12:12 PM

While fans are still embracing rap star Nicki Minaj's recent run in the pop world, diehard hip-hop heads can now feast their eyes on the Young Money star's gritty rapping in a newly leaked "Dirty Money" freestyle music video.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Gets Back To "Dirty" Raps In Leaked Pre-Fame Freestyle [Video].

"The Best Features Are J. Cole On 'Let It Show' And Nas"

February 21, 2012 12:05 PM

Young Money has finally given West Coast spitter Tyga the green light on his album, Careless World, as the oft-delayed disc lands in stores today.

Continue reading "The Best Features Are J. Cole On 'Let It Show' And Nas".

"It's Him Talking About People That Are Fake & Not Real, People Who Are Your Friends But They're Snitching"

February 21, 2012 11:51 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After Young Chris discussed how he got invited to Meek Mill's "House Party," Arkatech Beatz's Jugrnaut gives the scoop on how Alley Boy's "Ain't Loyal" anthem came together.]

Continue reading "It's Him Talking About People That Are Fake & Not Real, People Who Are Your Friends But They're Snitching".

UPDATE: King Of Diamonds Hospitalized Stripper Speaks Out, "I'm Scared Sh*tless"

February 21, 2012 11:13 AM

Days after giving fans a scare upon getting hospitalized from a serious work-related injury, Miami's King of Diamonds stripper Tip Drill has provided an update on her condition.

Continue reading UPDATE: King Of Diamonds Hospitalized Stripper Speaks Out, "I'm Scared Sh*tless".

"He Doesn't Get All The Respect That He Deserves"

February 21, 2012 10:59 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After E-40 gave himself the title last week, Kendrick Lamar explains why E-40 does indeed deserve the SOHH Underrated crown.]

Continue reading "He Doesn't Get All The Respect That He Deserves".

"If The Album Doesn't Have A Hit, I Don't Care. I'm Mobbin'. I'm Mobbin' Real Hard"

February 21, 2012 10:24 AM

West Coast rapper Kreayshawn appears to be the least concerned over whether or not her long-awaited debut album will be packed with hits, admitting she has backup plans if things do not pan out.

Continue reading "If The Album Doesn't Have A Hit, I Don't Care. I'm Mobbin'. I'm Mobbin' Real Hard".

Kanye West Denies Late Lunch Delivery, Driver Termination Reports

February 21, 2012 10:06 AM

Within 24 hours, Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has gone from the ultimate bad guy to typical Ye with reports claiming he fired his personal driver for delivering a late lunch now getting debunked.

Continue reading Kanye West Denies Late Lunch Delivery, Driver Termination Reports.

Red Cafe Names NY Knicks' Biggest Weakness, "They Break My Heart All The Time"

February 21, 2012 9:44 AM

Bad Boy Records' Red Cafe recently gave his thoughts on the sizzling hot New York Knicks, pre-Jeremy Lin era, and said the team needed more toughness in order to excel.

Continue reading Red Cafe Names NY Knicks' Biggest Weakness, "They Break My Heart All The Time".

Jay-Z & Beyonce Enjoy Courtside Seats In Big Apple

February 21, 2012 9:21 AM

Music couple Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles-Carter are back to their public outings around the Big Apple after getting spotted at Madison Square Garden to watch the New Jersey Nets take on the headline-generating New York Knicks last night (February 20).

Continue reading Jay-Z & Beyonce Enjoy Courtside Seats In Big Apple.

Ludacris Returns To Pimpin' + Tyga's CD Gets Released?!?

February 21, 2012 7:54 AM

Everyone has that uncle that's supposed to be getting out of jail soon. Problem is, he's been "supposed to be getting out soon" for like the past 10 years. That's what Tyga's album, Careless World, reminded me was: That bad uncle that was never gonna get released.

Continue reading Ludacris Returns To Pimpin' + Tyga's CD Gets Released?!?.

Kobe Bryant Caught K-I-S-S-I-N-G Ex-Wifey Or Telling 'Er She Wasn't W/ Him In The Gym?

February 21, 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 Kobe Bryant Caught K-I-S-S-I-N-G Ex-Wifey Or Telling 'Er She Wasn't W/ Him In The Gym?.

"Get It Girls": "I Don't Have Characters That Are Seemingly Superhuman & Can Catch Bullets W/ Their Teeth"

February 21, 2012 12:00 AM

[With Cash Money Content's new Get It Girls: A Harlem Girl Love Novel book now in stores, author Treasure Blue spots you five reasons to get your hands on his must-read novel.]

Continue reading "Get It Girls": "I Don't Have Characters That Are Seemingly Superhuman & Can Catch Bullets W/ Their Teeth".

Photo of the Day: Kobe Bryant Surprisingly Snuggles W/ Estranged Wife

February 21, 2012 12:00 AM

Do You Think About Me: Los Angeles Lakers all-star Kobe Bryant sneaks a kiss in with estranged wife Vanessa Bryant.

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

Rihanna & Chris Brown Officially Reunite, Share "Birthday Cake"

February 20, 2012 11:30 PM

Grammy-winning singers Rihanna and Chris Brown have finally reunited, three years after their publicized domestic dispute, on two new remix records.

Continue reading Rihanna & Chris Brown Officially Reunite, Share "Birthday Cake".

Erick Sermon On Hip-Hop's Homophobia, "You Can't Be A H*mo & Be Rapping. N*ggas Will Kill You" [Video]

February 20, 2012 11:21 PM

EPMD's Erick Sermon has shared his thoughts on hip-hop's issues with the homosexual community and why he never thinks there will be an openly gay emcee.

Continue reading Erick Sermon On Hip-Hop's Homophobia, "You Can't Be A H*mo & Be Rapping. N*ggas Will Kill You" [Video].

Ex-ESPN Writer Addresses Anti-Asian NY Knicks Slur, "I'm So Sorry I Offended People"

February 20, 2012 6:29 PM

Former ESPN editor Anthony Federico has stepped up to clear his name in light of being terminated for an anti-Asian racial slur used on the New York Knicks last weekend, specifically toward the team's overnight sensation Jeremy Lin.

Continue reading Ex-ESPN Writer Addresses Anti-Asian NY Knicks Slur, "I'm So Sorry I Offended People".

Jay-Z Signs Booty Shaking Star, Adds Newest Roc Nation Member

February 20, 2012 5:38 PM

Booty shaking singer Shakira has reportedly taken her talents to Jay-Z's Roc Nation management team, joining a clientele list which includes Rihanna, Wale and Melanie Fiona.

Continue reading Jay-Z Signs Booty Shaking Star, Adds Newest Roc Nation Member.

WWE Champion Punks Chris Brown, "I'd Like [Him To] Fight Somebody That Can Defend Themselves"

February 20, 2012 5:14 PM

R&B star Chris Brown continues to be public enemy number one as World Wrestling Entertainment champion CM Punk has taken to Twitter to publicly call out the "Why Stop Now" hitmaker.

Continue reading WWE Champion Punks Chris Brown, "I'd Like [Him To] Fight Somebody That Can Defend Themselves".

Kendrick Lamar Breaks Silence On Alori Joy's Mysterious Death, "It Threw Me All The Way Off" [Video]

February 20, 2012 4:05 PM

West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar has finally opened up on the recent mysterious passing of 25 year-old aspiring musician Alori Joh and how much of an impact her death has had on him.

Continue reading Kendrick Lamar Breaks Silence On Alori Joy's Mysterious Death, "It Threw Me All The Way Off" [Video].

Waka Flocka Flame's Protege On Retirement Talk, "We've Got To Keep This Sh*t Rolling"

February 20, 2012 3:05 PM

With Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame continuing to build off the buzz behind his Drake-assisted "Round of Applause" anthem, SOHH decided to hit up Brick Squad Monopoly's Frenchie to find out if he ever took Flockaveli's past retirement talks seriously.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame's Protege On Retirement Talk, "We've Got To Keep This Sh*t Rolling".

A$AP Rocky Speaks On Homophobia & Kobe Tries To Win Vanessa Back?!?

February 20, 2012 2:18 PM

Happy President's Day, Barack Obama. Many presidents have had their story told on film, and hopefully, you too will one day be honored by having your saga hit the big screen.

Continue reading A$AP Rocky Speaks On Homophobia & Kobe Tries To Win Vanessa Back?!?.

"When You Have People Like Amber Rose & Kim Kardashian, You Have To Grow W/ What's Going On"

February 20, 2012 2:00 PM

With more and more non-traditional singers continuing to dip their feet into the R&B world, SOHH decided to hit up 112's Slim to get his opinion on models like Amber Rose and Kim Kardashian stepping into the genre.

Continue reading "When You Have People Like Amber Rose & Kim Kardashian, You Have To Grow W/ What's Going On".

Waka Flocka Flame On Nicki Minaj Grammy Awards Criticism, "That's Bullsh*t" [Video]

February 20, 2012 12:06 PM

A week after rap star Nicki Minaj raised eyebrows with her controversial Grammy Awards performance, Atlanta's Waka Flocka Flame has come to his mother's ex-client's defense.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame On Nicki Minaj Grammy Awards Criticism, "That's Bullsh*t" [Video].

New Details On Scott Storch's Cocaine Arrest Unveiled

February 20, 2012 10:35 AM

While producer Scott Storch made headlines last week for recently getting busted in Las Vegas on a cocaine possession charge, new details have emerged claiming it all began with a hotel bill dispute.

Continue reading New Details On Scott Storch's Cocaine Arrest Unveiled.

Game & Perez Hilton Clash Over 'F*g Swag' Remarks, "Stop Getting Your Panties All In A Bunch"

February 20, 2012 10:09 AM

West Coast rapper Game and celebrity blogger Perez Hilton briefly went at each other's heads late Sunday (February 19) night over Twitter trending topic, "fag swag."

Continue reading Game & Perez Hilton Clash Over 'F*g Swag' Remarks, "Stop Getting Your Panties All In A Bunch".

Nicki Minaj's "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded" Producer Reveals Title Tracks

February 20, 2012 9:40 AM

Young Money rap star Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded contributing producer Dr. Luke recently unveiled a few tracks he has produced for the platinum-selling rapper's sophomore LP.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj's "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded" Producer Reveals Title Tracks.

"I Just Got The News I Was Voted The Game's Hottest MC"

February 20, 2012 9:21 AM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross has offered his reaction to joining fellow artists Wale and Meek Mill atop MTV's annual "Hottest MC in the Game" top ten list and just how important the co-sign is.

Continue reading "I Just Got The News I Was Voted The Game's Hottest MC".

Nate Dogg's 5-Minute Sex Tape Emerges, "It's Being Shopped To Various Media Outlets"

February 20, 2012 9:00 AM

Late rapper Nate Dogg is still making headlines nearly a year since his untimely passing with reports of a sex tape featuring him and a lady companion getting shopped around.

Continue reading Nate Dogg's 5-Minute Sex Tape Emerges, "It's Being Shopped To Various Media Outlets".

Photo of the Day: Funkmaster Flex Shows How To Rock The Party

February 20, 2012 12:00 AM

Flex City: New York's Hot 97 radio veteran Funkmaster Flex exercises crowd control during President's Day weekend.

Photo taken from Funkmaster Flex's Twitter

"Lava Bangers": "You'll Get Slow Motion Erupting Volcanoes, Larger Than Life Motion Graphic Capital Letters..."

February 20, 2012 12:00 AM

[With most people enjoying a work/school-free President's Day, producer Lazerbeak is giving you five reasons to kick back and zone out with his new Lava Bangers instrumental album.]

Continue reading "Lava Bangers": "You'll Get Slow Motion Erupting Volcanoes, Larger Than Life Motion Graphic Capital Letters...".

Young Money's Tyga Addresses "Careless World" Delay Reports

February 19, 2012 11:03 PM

Young Money rapper Tyga is reassuring fans concerned over his long-awaited Careless World album getting delayed by promising it will still hit stores this week despite reports suggesting otherwise.

Continue reading Young Money's Tyga Addresses "Careless World" Delay Reports.

King Of Diamonds Stripper Hospitalized, Drake Sends Prayers

February 19, 2012 10:40 PM

Young Money's Drake is sending positive thoughts and prayers to Miami stripper Tip Drill who was reportedly involved in a serious accident over the weekend forcing her to get hospitalized.

Continue reading King Of Diamonds Stripper Hospitalized, Drake Sends Prayers.

Lil Wayne Can't Stand Jeremy Lin Hype, "Ever Since That [Lakers] Game, I Hate Him. So I Call Him Lin Laden" [Video]

February 19, 2012 9:24 PM

While the world continues to embrace overnight sensation Jeremy Lin, diehard Los Angeles Lakers fan and rapper Lil Wayne has revealed his issues with the New York Knicks superstar.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Can't Stand Jeremy Lin Hype, "Ever Since That [Lakers] Game, I Hate Him. So I Call Him Lin Laden" [Video].

Mobb Deep Say Twitter Made Q-Tip Switch His Digits, "He Was Like, 'F*ck! I Gotta Change My Number.'" [Video]

February 19, 2012 8:46 PM

Mobb Deep's Prodigy and Havoc recently offered their take on the dangers of using social networking tool Twitter and how tweeting cost music mogul Q-Tip his phone number.

Continue reading Mobb Deep Say Twitter Made Q-Tip Switch His Digits, "He Was Like, 'F*ck! I Gotta Change My Number.'" [Video].

UPDATE: ESPN Fires Employee Over Anti-Asian, NY Knicks Slur

February 19, 2012 8:30 PM

48 hours after ESPN caught heat for publishing an anti-Asian racist slur in relation to the New York Knicks' loss last Friday (February 17), the sports network has taken firm action by firing the employee responsible.

Continue reading UPDATE: ESPN Fires Employee Over Anti-Asian, NY Knicks Slur.

Nipsey Hussle's Maybach Music Group Ties Examined

February 19, 2012 1:47 PM

West Coast rapper Nipsey Hussle's connection to Maybach Music Group has taken an interesting twist as it turns out the rap newcomer may actually be inked to Rick Ross' team.

Continue reading Nipsey Hussle's Maybach Music Group Ties Examined.

Chris Brown Fires Back At Country Star, "Using My Name To Get Publicity?"

February 19, 2012 12:13 PM

R&B singer Chris Brown has decided to lash back at country star Miranda Lambert in light of her firing shots toward him during a live performance, blasting him for his 2009 domestic violence case with ex-girlfriend Rihanna.

Continue reading Chris Brown Fires Back At Country Star, "Using My Name To Get Publicity?".

Jay-Z & Beyonce's Baby Parodied In "SNL" Skit [Video]

February 19, 2012 11:45 AM

Music couple Jay-Z and Beyonce's newborn daughter has made its way to the small screen courtesy of a "Saturday Night Live" skit with a parodied version of select celebrities.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Beyonce's Baby Parodied In "SNL" Skit [Video].

Bobby Brown Blames Aggressive Security For Early Whitney Houston Funeral Departure

February 19, 2012 11:02 AM

R&B singer Bobby Brown has come forward to clear the air on drawing concerns over his early departure from his late ex-wife Whitney Houston's publicized funeral Saturday (February 18) afternoon.

Continue reading Bobby Brown Blames Aggressive Security For Early Whitney Houston Funeral Departure.

DMX's Baby Mama Drama Exposed, Rapper Owes Big Bucks

February 19, 2012 9:42 AM

New York rapper DMX is making headlines this weekend with reports claiming he owes a hefty amount of money in child support.

Continue reading DMX's Baby Mama Drama Exposed, Rapper Owes Big Bucks.

Photo of the Day: Ludacris Shows Off His Lil' Mini-Me

February 19, 2012 12:00 AM

Stay Schemin': Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris shows off his best kept secret.

Photo taken from Ludacris' Twitter

ESPN Under Fire After Racist "Chink In The Armor", Anti-Asian NY Knicks Headline

February 18, 2012 5:50 PM

Popular sports network ESPN is currently in the hot seat after getting spotted running an offensive, anti-Asian headline targeted toward New York Knicks overnight sensation Jeremy Lin following the team's 89-85 Friday (February 17) night loss to the New Orleans Hornets.

Continue reading ESPN Under Fire After Racist "Chink In The Armor", Anti-Asian NY Knicks Headline.

50 Cent Shows Doubt Over Delayed LP, "I May Have To Fall Back"

February 18, 2012 5:27 PM

Fans hoping to get their hands on a new 50 Cent solo album may have to wait a bit longer as the G-Unit leader has expressed disinterest in putting the project out.

Continue reading 50 Cent Shows Doubt Over Delayed LP, "I May Have To Fall Back".

Meek Mill Brings "Dreams & Nightmares" To Life W/ Maybach Music Group Debut [Video]

February 18, 2012 5:13 PM

Maybach Music Group rapper Meek Mill is currently gearing up to drop his long-awaited debut album this year and has revealed its title will be Dreams & Nightmares.

Continue reading Meek Mill Brings "Dreams & Nightmares" To Life W/ Maybach Music Group Debut [Video].

"Lil' Kim" Graces TIME Magazine Cover

February 18, 2012 11:51 AM

Brooklyn rap veteran Lil Kim may once again be the subject of some political confusion as TIME Magazine has decided to run with the rapper's moniker for their latest issue.

Continue reading "Lil' Kim" Graces TIME Magazine Cover.

Lil Twist Defends Nicki Minaj's Controversial Grammy Performance, "She Doesn't Care What Anyone Else Thinks"

February 18, 2012 11:30 AM

Young Money rapper Lil Twist is coming to the defense of fellow labelmate Nicki Minaj in light of her eyebrow-raising Grammy Awards performance last weekend.

Continue reading Lil Twist Defends Nicki Minaj's Controversial Grammy Performance, "She Doesn't Care What Anyone Else Thinks".

Ray J Breaks Silence On Whitney Houston's Unexpected Death

February 18, 2012 10:54 AM

R&B singer Ray J has finally come forward to speak on the unexpected passing of 48-year old music icon Whitney Houston days after he allegedly discovered her body in a Beverly Hills hotel.

Continue reading Ray J Breaks Silence On Whitney Houston's Unexpected Death.

Diddy Gets Ready To Lose First-Timer Status, Reveals Down Under Plans

February 18, 2012 10:25 AM

Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy may be a hip-hop mogul but he still has uncharted areas to takeover, announcing plans to perform in Australia for the first-time in his career.

Continue reading Diddy Gets Ready To Lose First-Timer Status, Reveals Down Under Plans.

UPDATE: Nas Promoter Finally Freed After Kidnapping, "This Nightmare Is Over"

February 18, 2012 10:00 AM

The concert promoter who blamed veteran emcee Nas for his kidnapping due to failing to show for a scheduled New Year's Eve show has finally been freed after weeks of captivity.

Continue reading UPDATE: Nas Promoter Finally Freed After Kidnapping, "This Nightmare Is Over".

Photo of the Day: Rick Ross Leans Back W/ His Red Adidas Gear

February 18, 2012 12:00 AM

Port of Miami: Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross respects the classics.

Photo taken from Rick Ross' Twitter

Timbaland On Rick Ross: "He's The Newest, Reincarnated B.I.G." [Video]

February 17, 2012 11:33 PM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross is once again experiencing some comparisons to the late Notorious B.I.G. courtesy of hitmaker Timbaland.

Continue reading Timbaland On Rick Ross: "He's The Newest, Reincarnated B.I.G." [Video].

Drake & Common Squashed Beef, Not Each Other, At Grammy Awards

February 17, 2012 6:39 PM

Despite speculation claiming Drake and Common had harsh words toward one another at last weekend's Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, new reports claim the two hip-hop stars actually squashed recent tensions.

Continue reading Drake & Common Squashed Beef, Not Each Other, At Grammy Awards.

"I'm Not Saying Hip-Hop Needs Gay Rappers Or Anything, But They Need To Stop Being So Close-Minded"

February 17, 2012 5:39 PM

Harlem rapper A$AP Rocky recently shared his input on the topic of homophobia and why people should loosen up with their stance toward gay people.

Continue reading "I'm Not Saying Hip-Hop Needs Gay Rappers Or Anything, But They Need To Stop Being So Close-Minded".

Robin Thicke Busted For Riding Dirty, Arrested In New York City

February 17, 2012 4:26 PM

R&B singer Robin Thicke is making headlines this week, however, it has nothing to do with his music-making as new reports claim he was arrested Friday (February 17) on a drug possession charge.

Continue reading Robin Thicke Busted For Riding Dirty, Arrested In New York City.

Teyana Taylor Confirms Nude Photo Leak, "I Sincerely Apologize"

February 17, 2012 3:00 PM

R&B singer Teyana Taylor has come forward to address a slew of steamy photos leaking, including a nude self shot image, and admit the hurt she is currently experiencing.

Continue reading Teyana Taylor Confirms Nude Photo Leak, "I Sincerely Apologize".

"I Love [Whitney] Like I Love God ... My Name Is Bad A** Bobby Brown"

February 17, 2012 1:30 PM

R&B veteran Bobby Brown raised a few eyebrows this week after giving an emotional, although confusing, tribute to his late ex-wife Whitney Houston during a Mississippi concert.

Continue reading "I Love [Whitney] Like I Love God ... My Name Is Bad A** Bobby Brown".

Khloe Kardashian On Amber Rose's Kanye West/Kim K Accusations, "People Like To Use My Sister's Name For Their Own Benefit" [Video]

February 17, 2012 1:00 PM

Reality star Khloe Kardashian has come to her sister's defense in light of recent accusations by video vixen Amber Rose claiming Kim Kardashian ultimately ended her romance with ex-boyfriend Kanye West.

Continue reading Khloe Kardashian On Amber Rose's Kanye West/Kim K Accusations, "People Like To Use My Sister's Name For Their Own Benefit" [Video].

Sonos: "Some Days You Need To Listen To The New Yo Gotti, Warren G, Or Kanye West. Now You Can Blast 'Em Anywhere"

February 17, 2012 12:49 PM

[With President's Day weekend set for non-stop relaxing and partying, the Sonos team gives you their top five reasons to get your hands on their wireless home music systems and hi fi music players.]

Continue reading Sonos: "Some Days You Need To Listen To The New Yo Gotti, Warren G, Or Kanye West. Now You Can Blast 'Em Anywhere".

Hip-Hop Will Always Love Whitney Houston, Jeremy Lin Saves The Knicks Franchise, Nicki Minaj's Stupid Hot

February 17, 2012 12:15 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we realize just how big of an impact Whitney Houston's death had on the world, especially hip-hop, applaud the New York Knicks' savior Jeremy Lin, give props to Nicki Minaj for keeping the Internet hot for seven days and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Hip-Hop Will Always Love Whitney Houston, Jeremy Lin Saves The Knicks Franchise, Nicki Minaj's Stupid Hot.

Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance

February 17, 2012 10:59 AM

Comic fans looking to see some big screen melee may want to check out Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, screaming into theaters today.

Continue reading Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance.

NY Giants Star Follows In Rick Ross' Footsteps, Enjoys Some TNA Action [Video]

February 17, 2012 9:58 AM

New York Giants star running back Brandon Jacobs is not letting teammate Victor Cruz get all of the recent post-Super Bowl shine as he made his official TNA Wrestling debut this week.

Continue reading NY Giants Star Follows In Rick Ross' Footsteps, Enjoys Some TNA Action [Video].

Chris Brown Wanted Rihanna B-Day Hook-Up On The Hush, "He Actually Tried To Force Partygoers To Sign Confidentiality Agreements"

February 17, 2012 9:44 AM

R&B star Chris Brown's reunion with ex-girlfriend Rihanna continues to take shape with new reports claiming he not only attended the singer's birthday this week but asked select people to sign confidentiality agreements.

Continue reading Chris Brown Wanted Rihanna B-Day Hook-Up On The Hush, "He Actually Tried To Force Partygoers To Sign Confidentiality Agreements".

Rihanna & Chris Brown Reunite for Duet + Who Does Big Sean See As Rap's Hottest MC?!

February 17, 2012 9:30 AM

Love is a helluva drug. Ask Anger Management poster boy Chris Brown: Homie beat the face, beat the case and now, according to reports, may be set to record a track with former flame Rihanna. Yo -- this chick ain't got no older brothers? A young uncle or overprotective cousin, nothin'? That sh*t ain't ordinary.

Continue reading Rihanna & Chris Brown Reunite for Duet + Who Does Big Sean See As Rap's Hottest MC?! .

Maino Breaks Silence On Olivia Romance, "We Was Cool" [Video]

February 17, 2012 9:29 AM

Brooklyn rapper Maino has finally come forward to address his past fling with "Love & Hip Hop" star Olivia Longott and recent buzz behind a steamy unreleased clip of them together leaking.

Continue reading Maino Breaks Silence On Olivia Romance, "We Was Cool" [Video].

"Soulja Boy's Got Motherf*ckers Buying His Records. So He's Making Real Money."

February 17, 2012 9:14 AM

Brooklyn rapper Uncle Murda recently offered his take on what signifies real hip-hop and how despite past criticism, Atlanta hip-hop artist Soulja Boy Tell Em's music should be taken seriously.

Continue reading "Soulja Boy's Got Motherf*ckers Buying His Records. So He's Making Real Money.".

Nick Cannon Quits Popular NYC Radio Show, "I Have Been Asked To Put My Health First"

February 17, 2012 9:02 AM

Hollywood actor Nick Cannon has surprisingly announced a departure from his daily morning New York City radio show in light of recent health complications.

Continue reading Nick Cannon Quits Popular NYC Radio Show, "I Have Been Asked To Put My Health First".

"He's One Of The Best Artists Out Of Brooklyn"

February 17, 2012 12:05 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. After Apollo Brown revealed his top picks earlier this week, fellow producer Oddisee busts out his fave five..]

Continue reading "He's One Of The Best Artists Out Of Brooklyn".

Photo of the Day: Slaugterhouse's Joe Budden Gets Up Close W/ His Best Friend

February 17, 2012 12:00 AM

My Best Friend's Wedding: Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden puts on for his dog.

Photo taken from Joe Budden's Twitter

Willow Smith Falls Head Over Heels For Tyler, The Creator, "[He's] The Love Of My Life"

February 16, 2012 11:28 PM

Roc Nation protege Willow Smith may only be 11 years-old, however, the daughter of Hollywood stars Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith has pronounced her love for Odd Future's Tyler, the Creator.

Continue reading Willow Smith Falls Head Over Heels For Tyler, The Creator, "[He's] The Love Of My Life".

Catholic League President Airs Out Nicki Minaj, "Fresh Off Looking Like A Fool W/ Madonna..."

February 16, 2012 5:55 PM

Tensions continue to flare following rapper Nicki Minaj's jaw-dropping Grammy Awards religious-themed performance last weekend with Catholic League president Bill Donohue publicly airing out the Young Money star.

Continue reading Catholic League President Airs Out Nicki Minaj, "Fresh Off Looking Like A Fool W/ Madonna...".

NY Knicks' Jeremy Lin Balls So Hard, Co-Signs Hip-Hop [Video]

February 16, 2012 4:52 PM

New York Knicks star Jeremy Lin continues to heat up the basketball world and has revealed his love for hip-hop, naming Christinan rapper Lecrae one of his favorite rhyme spitters.

Continue reading NY Knicks' Jeremy Lin Balls So Hard, Co-Signs Hip-Hop [Video].

Scott Storch Gets Sniffed Out In Las Vegas, Arrested On Cocaine Possession Charge

February 16, 2012 4:23 PM

Hitmaker Scott Storch is making headlines this week as new reports have emerged online claiming he was arrested earlier this month in Las Vegas on cocaine possession.

Continue reading Scott Storch Gets Sniffed Out In Las Vegas, Arrested On Cocaine Possession Charge.

Uncle Murda Provides Update, Says "Free Ra Diggs" [Video]

February 16, 2012 3:00 PM

With his affiliate making national headlines this week for getting charged with three murders, Brooklyn rapper Uncle Murda has weighed in on jailed hip-hop artist Ra Diggs' current legal woes.

Continue reading Uncle Murda Provides Update, Says "Free Ra Diggs" [Video].

Pharrell Keeps Lips Sealed On "Crazy" Jay-Z Collaboration

February 16, 2012 2:00 PM

Platinum-selling producer Pharrell Williams may be the brains behind Jay-Z's Watch the Throne hits and Blue Ivy Carter-dedicated "Glory" track, however, the Neptunes hitmaker is staying mum on their next collaboration.

Continue reading Pharrell Keeps Lips Sealed On "Crazy" Jay-Z Collaboration.

Birdman Buys Big Brother Maybach, "He's The Coolest N*gga In The World" [Video]

February 16, 2012 1:30 PM

Cash Money Records' Birdman is following up his recent purchases of new whips for Lil Wayne and Mack Maine by treating his big brother/co-founder Slim to a brand new Mercedes Maybach.

Continue reading Birdman Buys Big Brother Maybach, "He's The Coolest N*gga In The World" [Video].

T.I. Confirms Plans To Go Down Under, "I Just Recently Got A Call From A White Girl From Australia"

February 16, 2012 1:00 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. is telling fans to believe the hype, confirming recent talks of him locking in studio time with Australian rap newcomer Iggy Azaela.

Continue reading T.I. Confirms Plans To Go Down Under, "I Just Recently Got A Call From A White Girl From Australia".

"All Things Fall Apart": "How Many Times Do You Get To See 50 Cent Be 25 Cent After Losing All That Weight?"

February 16, 2012 11:40 AM

[With the long-awaited All Things Fall Apart film finally on store shelves this week, actor/director Mario Van Peebles gives you 5 reasons to dig in your pockets and purchase this Ray Liotta and 50 Cent-starring movie.]

Continue reading "All Things Fall Apart": "How Many Times Do You Get To See 50 Cent Be 25 Cent After Losing All That Weight?".

Lil Kim Responds To Nicki Minaj's 'Stupid H*e' Diss [Video]

February 16, 2012 10:08 AM

Brooklyn rapper Lil Kim has stayed mum on the topic of female hip-hop rival Nicki Minaj as of late, however, the Queen Bee finally broke her silence and addressed the speculated "Stupid H*e" diss record last night (February 15).

Continue reading Lil Kim Responds To Nicki Minaj's 'Stupid H*e' Diss [Video].

Drake & Common Finally Square Off, "They're Seeing Each Other For The First Time"

February 16, 2012 9:51 AM

The war of words between Drake and Common may have recently ended, however, both hip-hop stars reportedly met face-to-face at last weekend's Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.

Continue reading Drake & Common Finally Square Off, "They're Seeing Each Other For The First Time".

Nicki Minaj On Grammy Awards Controversy: "What's The Big Issue?"

February 16, 2012 9:43 AM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj is feeling no urge to issue an open apology over her religious attire and Catholic-themed Grammy Awards performance last weekend, simply asking what's all the fuss about.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj On Grammy Awards Controversy: "What's The Big Issue?".

Missy Elliott Rubs Elbows W/ Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes, "I Slay These Crows, Got More Lines Than Cornrows" [Audio]

February 16, 2012 9:32 AM

Elusive rap veteran Missy Elliott is serious about making a music comeback as heard on a new remix to hip-hop star Busta Rhymes' "Why Stop Now" which also features Lil Wayne and Chris Brown.

Continue reading Missy Elliott Rubs Elbows W/ Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes, "I Slay These Crows, Got More Lines Than Cornrows" [Audio].

Chris Brown Lashes Back At Critics, "Hate All You Want Because I Got A Grammy Now! That's The Ultimate F*ck Off!"

February 16, 2012 9:20 AM

R&B singer Chris Brown is still facing the backlash of his 2009 domestic dispute with ex-girlfriend Rihanna three years later and has responded to critics this week.

Continue reading Chris Brown Lashes Back At Critics, "Hate All You Want Because I Got A Grammy Now! That's The Ultimate F*ck Off!".

"People Might Think [He] Fell Off, But [He's] Still Eating"

February 16, 2012 12:05 AM

[Greatest Love of All: Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop . In light of Valentine's Day week, we are going with hip-hop artists who feel they are the most underrated. After Jim Jones gave himself the title earlier this week, E-40 explains why he deserves the SOHH Underrated crown.]

Continue reading "People Might Think [He] Fell Off, But [He's] Still Eating".

Photo of the Day: Frenchie & Waka Flocka Flame Take On The World

February 16, 2012 12:00 AM

My Buddy: Brick Squad Monopoly's Frenchie and Waka Flocka Flame take on the world.

Be sure to check out Frenchie's "Doubt Me" Singled Out feature!

Rapper Busted For Gun At Airport + Nude Pics Posted From Teyana Taylor's Twitter?!?

February 16, 2012 12:00 AM

There are three things you never pack in your carry-on bag when catching a flight: A PlayStation 3 (I'm speaking from personal experience when I tell you it can easily be confused for a bomb), a baby and the choppa. Unfortunately, entertainers never seem to remember this simple rule. And so, yet another rapper has been busted for packing a strap.

Continue reading Rapper Busted For Gun At Airport + Nude Pics Posted From Teyana Taylor's Twitter?!?.

Teyana Taylor Heats Up The Internet, Alleged Nude Photo Leaks

February 15, 2012 11:11 PM

R&B singer Teyana Taylor is now experiencing the same fate as singers Cassie and Rihanna as a slew of private and nude photos have leaked online closely resembling her figure.

Continue reading Teyana Taylor Heats Up The Internet, Alleged Nude Photo Leaks.

"My Time For Proving Things To My Critics Is Over"

February 15, 2012 10:45 PM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj comes alive in the upcoming issue of VIBE where she dishes out on no longer feeling pressured by her critics and just how much of a grind it is to be a leading lady in the entertainment industry.

Continue reading "My Time For Proving Things To My Critics Is Over".

Amber Rose Undresses Her Dream Wedding, "We're Gonna Fly Everybody To An Island"

February 15, 2012 10:15 PM

With Valentine's Day over and done with, love still floats in the air with video vixen Amber Rose dishing out her ideal wedding day setting.

Continue reading Amber Rose Undresses Her Dream Wedding, "We're Gonna Fly Everybody To An Island".

Lil Wayne Addresses Valentine's Day Engagement Rumors

February 15, 2012 6:00 PM

Young Money boss Lil Wayne may have a heart filled with love but there is no engagement ring around his finger as he has stepped forward to clear the air on fiancee gossip.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Addresses Valentine's Day Engagement Rumors.

UPDATE: Questlove Clears Up "Secret" Jay-Z Project

February 15, 2012 5:40 PM

The Roots' Questlove has cleared up reports based on an interview where he announced plans to put together an abstruse project alongside rap mogul Jay-Z, claiming the footage is outdated.

Continue reading UPDATE: Questlove Clears Up "Secret" Jay-Z Project.

Alley Boy's T.I. & Young Jeezy Disses Fueled W/ Passion, Says Arkatech's Jugrnaut

February 15, 2012 5:30 PM

With the Internet still buzzing over Atlanta rapper Alley Boy confirming his "I Want In" record was, in fact, aimed at fellow ATL rappers T.I. and Young Jeezy, his "N*ggantai" producer Jugrnaut weighs in on the situation.

Continue reading Alley Boy's T.I. & Young Jeezy Disses Fueled W/ Passion, Says Arkatech's Jugrnaut.

Dipset's Cam'ron Stirs Up The Mac, "We Wanna Do Some Soulful Hip-Hop Sh*t"

February 15, 2012 4:45 PM

A Dipset reunion album may be not be the only new music from Diplomat Cam'ron on the hip-hop horizon, as Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller has announced plans to drop a joint project alongside Killa.

Continue reading Dipset's Cam'ron Stirs Up The Mac, "We Wanna Do Some Soulful Hip-Hop Sh*t".

Young Chris & Schoolboy Q Speak On MTV's Hottest MC Of 2011 List, "I Feel Like Meek Got That"

February 15, 2012 4:10 PM

With MTV's Hottest MC of 2011 pick set to be revealed in 4 days, SOHH caught up with a few rhymers to get their opinion on which of their peers held it down last year.

Continue reading Young Chris & Schoolboy Q Speak On MTV's Hottest MC Of 2011 List, "I Feel Like Meek Got That".

Whitney Houston's Music Relives In Top 10, Drake Loses His Place, Young Jeezy Falls From Top 20

February 15, 2012 2:30 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, late music icon Whitney Houston's greatest hits lead the pack, Drake loses a couple steps within the Top 10 and Young Jeezy's motivation steams outside of Top 20.

Continue reading Whitney Houston's Music Relives In Top 10, Drake Loses His Place, Young Jeezy Falls From Top 20.

Nicki Minaj Wants To Snatch Jay-Z's Throne, "I'm Coming For Your Spot, Mr. Mogul"

February 15, 2012 2:20 PM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj opens up about her plans to takeover the rap game and why Jay-Z should be more cautious than excited over her success in the new issue of Allure  magazine.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Wants To Snatch Jay-Z's Throne, "I'm Coming For Your Spot, Mr. Mogul".

Birdman: Belee Dat Or Not (Happy Birthday!)

February 15, 2012 2:00 PM

Bryan "Baby" Williams. Half Bird. Half Man. Half-a-billi in the bank. Belee dat ... or not. Today we honor The #1 Stunna as he celebrates his 43rd birthday by presenting a game that separates the man from the legend. Birdman: Belee Dat Or Not will once and for all set the record straight on what events on truth versus pure mythology.

Continue reading Birdman: Belee Dat Or Not (Happy Birthday!) .

Stunt Gear: "I Even Have Women Who Buy & Wear Them Under Skirts"

February 15, 2012 1:25 PM

[With winter sports in full effect from the NBA to college basketball, Stunt Gear founder William A. Curtis gives you his Top 5 reasons for men and women alike to give his sports brand a shot.]

Continue reading Stunt Gear: "I Even Have Women Who Buy & Wear Them Under Skirts".

Lil Kim Spreads It Wide Open, "Say It Out Your Mouth" [Audio]

February 15, 2012 12:50 PM

Brooklyn rapper Lil Kim is keeping the Internet in a state of bliss by releasing a new Valentine's Day-themed record entitled "If You Love Me". 

Continue reading Lil Kim Spreads It Wide Open, "Say It Out Your Mouth" [Audio].

Christina Milian Dishes Juicy Details On Lil Wayne, Young Money Record Deal

February 15, 2012 12:05 PM

Newly signed Young Money singer Christina Milian has opened up about inking allegiance with rap star Lil Wayne's record label and explained how they came together to form a partnership.

Continue reading Christina Milian Dishes Juicy Details On Lil Wayne, Young Money Record Deal.

Nas Can't Dodge The Tax Man, Rapper Owes Uncle Sam Big Bucks

February 15, 2012 10:56 AM

Rap veteran Nas is catching fire this week with reports claiming he owes over $300,000 in federal income tax dating back two years ago to the government.

Continue reading Nas Can't Dodge The Tax Man, Rapper Owes Uncle Sam Big Bucks.

Questlove Reveals Secret Jay-Z Project, "We're Doing Something Real Big In The Next Few Weeks" [Video]

February 15, 2012 10:36 AM

Fans can expect to see drummer Questlove and rap star Jay-Z coming together in the near future as The Roots group member has revealed they have a secret project in the works.

Continue reading Questlove Reveals Secret Jay-Z Project, "We're Doing Something Real Big In The Next Few Weeks" [Video].

[PIC] Kobe & Vanessa Kiss and Make Up + Bobby Banned From Whitney's Funeral?!?

February 15, 2012 10:08 AM

D*mn. Life too short. F*ckit, I don't wanna go to divorce court. Maybe these were the thoughts runnin' through the head of star athlete Kobe Bryant last night as he tongued down the woman who will soon be moonwalking away with half his fortune. I just don't get it -- but then, yesterday was Valentine's Day, perhaps there was love in the air.

Continue reading [PIC] Kobe & Vanessa Kiss and Make Up + Bobby Banned From Whitney's Funeral?!?.

"He's One Of The Most Lyrical, Crazy Emcees I've Ever Seen In My Life"

February 15, 2012 12:05 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. After Mickey Factz unloaded his top choices last week, Detroit producer Apollo Brown reveals his Top 5.]

Continue reading "He's One Of The Most Lyrical, Crazy Emcees I've Ever Seen In My Life".

Photo of the Day: Young Chris Shows Off His Fresh Kicks

February 15, 2012 12:00 AM

The Freshness: Philadelphia rapper Young Chris shows off his new kicks.

Be sure to check out Young Chris' "House Party" Singled Out feature!

Nicki Minaj Addresses Controversial Grammy Performance [Audio]

February 14, 2012 8:20 PM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj has stepped forward to speak on the hype behind her controversial Grammy Awards performance Sunday (February 12) night and the motivation to go with religious attire.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Addresses Controversial Grammy Performance [Audio].

"I Really Love The Political Messages That 2Pac Had In His Music"

February 14, 2012 8:05 PM

Hollywood actress Golden Brooks recently hit up SOHH and dished out her love for late music mogul Tupac Shakur and what drew her to him back in the day.

Continue reading "I Really Love The Political Messages That 2Pac Had In His Music".

Diddy Confirms Hospitalization Scare, "I'm Just Sleeping It Off Now"

February 14, 2012 8:00 PM

Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy has confirmed reports this week claiming he experienced a crucial migraine following a post-Grammy Awards party, forcing him to seek medical attention.

Continue reading Diddy Confirms Hospitalization Scare, "I'm Just Sleeping It Off Now".

Lil B Responds To A$AP Rocky's 'Grandma Earrings' Diss, "He Doesn't Realize I'm The Young Lil Wayne"

February 14, 2012 6:00 PM

West Coast rapper Lil B has finally responded to past disses launched at him from A$AP Rocky and said despite the remarks, he is focused on being the best at his craft.

Continue reading Lil B Responds To A$AP Rocky's 'Grandma Earrings' Diss, "He Doesn't Realize I'm The Young Lil Wayne".

Twisted Metal:"Classic Deathmatches Are Fun & A Couple Of The Boss Fights Are Great"

February 14, 2012 4:35 PM

If you're in the mood for a little carnage on Valentine's Day, try your hand at a dangerous death race via Twisted Metal, the latest installment in the popular racing series.

Continue reading Twisted Metal:"Classic Deathmatches Are Fun & A Couple Of The Boss Fights Are Great".

Loon's Mother Breaks Silence On Drug Arrest, "He's Only [Spoken W/] His Lawyer" [Audio]

February 14, 2012 4:00 PM

Jailed former rapper Loon's mother has stepped forward to speak on her son's recent drug-related arrest and kill speculation suggesting he converted his faith as a strategic ploy to avoid criminal charges.

Continue reading Loon's Mother Breaks Silence On Drug Arrest, "He's Only [Spoken W/] His Lawyer" [Audio].

"Shooting This Video Was Crazy ... We Really Made It Into A Party"

February 14, 2012 3:15 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After Brick Squad Monopoly member Frenchie breaks down his latest track, "Doubt Me", Young Chris discusses how he got invited to Meek Mill's "House Party."]

Continue reading "Shooting This Video Was Crazy ... We Really Made It Into A Party".

Yandy Smith, Somaya Reece, Frenchie, 112's Slim, & More Talk V-Day Crushes, "I Know He's Married But I Have A Deep Crush On..."

February 14, 2012 1:30 PM

In honor of Valentine's Day, 112's Slim, Brick Squad Monopoly rapper Frenchie, "Love & Hip Hop" stars Somaya Reece and Yandy Smith plus more have spilled the beans to SOHH on their celebrity crushes and how they would spend the romantic-themed day with them if given the opportunity.

Continue reading Yandy Smith, Somaya Reece, Frenchie, 112's Slim, & More Talk V-Day Crushes, "I Know He's Married But I Have A Deep Crush On...".

"Exit Strategy": "If You Need To Break Up W/ Someone, This Film Will Do It For You"

February 14, 2012 1:00 PM

[With today symbolizing time to revel in romance with your partner, actor QDeezy is giving you 5 reasons to go check out the new love-gone-haywire Exit Strategy film to see Cupid's arrows strike a curveball.]

Continue reading "Exit Strategy": "If You Need To Break Up W/ Someone, This Film Will Do It For You".

Ghostface Killah Says NY Jets Need More Iron, "[Mark Sanchez's] Arm Is Really Not That Strong" [Video]

February 14, 2012 12:20 PM

With football still in the air following last weekend's Super Bowl XLVI game, Wu-Tang Clan's Ghostface Killah recently talked about having love for his hometown New York Jets and what changes the team should make in order to take the next win.

Continue reading Ghostface Killah Says NY Jets Need More Iron, "[Mark Sanchez's] Arm Is Really Not That Strong" [Video].

Bobby Brown Speaks On Daughter's Hospital Rush, "The Death Of Her Mother Is Affecting Her"

February 14, 2012 11:55 AM

R&B veteran Bobby Brown has confirmed reports claiming his 18-year-old daughter, Bobbi Kristina, was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital following the death of his ex-wife, Whitney Houston.

Continue reading Bobby Brown Speaks On Daughter's Hospital Rush, "The Death Of Her Mother Is Affecting Her".

Wiz Khalifa Unravels 'Rolling Papers' Big Mistake, "The Album Did Great Numbers, But..."

February 14, 2012 11:20 AM

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa is looking to better his craft while planning his upcoming sophomore album and told fans what he believed to be the biggest mistake behind his gold-selling studio album debut, Rolling Papers.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Unravels 'Rolling Papers' Big Mistake, "The Album Did Great Numbers, But...".

Nicki Minaj Breaks Silence On M.I.A.'s 'F*ck You' SB Hand Gesture, "My First Feeling Was Disappointment" [Audio]

February 14, 2012 9:39 AM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj has finally broken her silence on rapper M.I.A. shocking America by throwing up the middle finger during their nationally televised Super Bowl XLVI performance this month.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Breaks Silence On M.I.A.'s 'F*ck You' SB Hand Gesture, "My First Feeling Was Disappointment" [Audio].

Alley Boy Confirms T.I. & Young Jeezy Disses, "In A Way, Middle Finger To Both Of Them" [Video]

February 14, 2012 9:11 AM

Atlanta rapper Alley Boy has changed his story up after recently claiming "I Want In" was not directed at T.I. and Young Jeezy, now saying the record was in fact aimed at them.

Continue reading Alley Boy Confirms T.I. & Young Jeezy Disses, "In A Way, Middle Finger To Both Of Them" [Video].

'Back To The Future' Hoverboard Coming + Too Short Teaches Little Boys How To Turn Girls Out?!?

February 14, 2012 8:30 AM

First off, Happy Valentine's Day to the sexy ladies out there: If you're lucky like my woman, you'll be coming home to a Redbox Bluray, plate of neckbones and a small bottle of barbecue sauce waiting on the nightstand. Fellas, If you've never covered your woman in BBQ sauce all I'm gonna tell you is this: YOLO.

Continue reading 'Back To The Future' Hoverboard Coming + Too Short Teaches Little Boys How To Turn Girls Out?!?.

Nicki Minaj Plays Peek-A-Boo W/ LL Cool J?

February 14, 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 Nicki Minaj Plays Peek-A-Boo W/ LL Cool J?.

"People Never Thought That I Would Be Able To Make It"

February 14, 2012 12:10 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After Maino discussed his "Cream" remix track last week, Brick Squad Monopoly member Frenchie breaks down his latest track, "Doubt Me".]

Continue reading "People Never Thought That I Would Be Able To Make It".

"It's Hard When You Look At A N*gga & Think He's Good At Everything"

February 14, 2012 12:05 AM

[The Greatest Love of All: Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. In light of Valentine's Day, we are going with hip-hop artists who feel they are the most slept-on. After Mike "Trauma" D gave Big Pun the title last week, Dipset's Jim Jones crowns himself SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "It's Hard When You Look At A N*gga & Think He's Good At Everything".

Photo of the Day: Nicki Minaj & LL Cool J (Cap Diss)

February 14, 2012 12:00 AM

Barbie Reloaded: Young Money star Nicki Minaj frowns next to LL Cool J.

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

Christina Milian Vows Young Money Allegiance, "It's Now Or Never"

February 13, 2012 9:00 PM

R&B singer Christina Milian can keep quiet no longer and has embraced fans asking if she is truly signed to Young Money after an unofficial announcement by Lil Wayne this past weekend.

Continue reading Christina Milian Vows Young Money Allegiance, "It's Now Or Never".

Jay-Z & Beyonce Ditched Grammy Awards For Brooklyn Date, Reports Claim

February 13, 2012 6:29 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z and wife Beyonce Knowles-Carter started Valentine's Day a bit early this year with reports claiming the new parents missed out on the 54th Annual Grammy Awards for a New York date.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Beyonce Ditched Grammy Awards For Brooklyn Date, Reports Claim.

Uncle Murda Affiliate Tweeted About Killings, Charged W/ 3 Murders

February 13, 2012 6:00 PM

A Brooklyn rapper, most known for his affiliation with rappers like Uncle Murda, has reportedly felt the wrath of his own doing by getting slapped with three murder charges after tweeting about beating the judicial system.

Continue reading Uncle Murda Affiliate Tweeted About Killings, Charged W/ 3 Murders.

Diddy Can't Take That, Take That Pain, Hospitalized In Los Angeles

February 13, 2012 5:45 PM

Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy is making headlines for a reported hospitalization today (February 13) after experiencing a "massive" headache following his post-Grammy Awards party Sunday night.

Continue reading Diddy Can't Take That, Take That Pain, Hospitalized In Los Angeles.

"The Streets Of DC Are Going Crazy Because He's The Hottest Thing Out Right Now"

February 13, 2012 5:25 PM

With Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross slated to takeover Washington, D.C. later this month, SFI Live CEO Tiffany Bowen tells SOHH the nation's capital is ready to see the "Boss."

Continue reading "The Streets Of DC Are Going Crazy Because He's The Hottest Thing Out Right Now".

Birdman Kills The "Free Weezy" Hype, Addresses Lil Wayne Arrest Rumors

February 13, 2012 3:25 PM

Cash Money Records boss Birdman has came forward to clear the air on reports claiming Young Money head honcho Lil Wayne was arrested last night (February 12) in Los Angeles.

Continue reading Birdman Kills The "Free Weezy" Hype, Addresses Lil Wayne Arrest Rumors.

DJ Khaled Says Rick Ross Looking To Double Up In 2012

February 13, 2012 2:40 PM

Despite last year's health scare, rap giant Rick Ross apparently has no plans of taking it easy, as DJ Khaled has recently revealed that his cohort is prepping not one, but two rap releases for 2012.

Continue reading DJ Khaled Says Rick Ross Looking To Double Up In 2012.

"Love & Hip Hop" Star Calls Victor Cruz The Total Package, "It's Salsa Time, Baby!"

February 13, 2012 2:10 PM

NFL superstar Victor Cruz continues to be the talk of the town following his New York Giants' victor at this year's Super Bowl XLVI earlier this month, as "Love & Hip Hop" star Erica Mena tells SOHH the wide receiver and salsero has even caught her eye.

Continue reading "Love & Hip Hop" Star Calls Victor Cruz The Total Package, "It's Salsa Time, Baby!".

NFL Blitz: "It's A Frantic, Over-The-Top, Arcade Classic NFL Football Game"

February 13, 2012 1:15 PM

[With the NFL season officially over, NFL Blitz lead/producer David Ross and designer Yuri Bialoskursky give you 5 reasons to get your hands on the new re-released NFL Blitz game.]

Continue reading NFL Blitz: "It's A Frantic, Over-The-Top, Arcade Classic NFL Football Game".

Nicki Minaj's Religious Grammy Set Too Hot To Handle, "She's Chosen To Follow The Same Blasphemous Path As Her Mentor" [Video]

February 13, 2012 11:55 AM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj became a target for religious fundamentalists after last night's eye-catching Grammy Awards ceremony performance when she decided to don Catholism-inspired attire during her performance of her single, "Roman Holiday". 

Continue reading Nicki Minaj's Religious Grammy Set Too Hot To Handle, "She's Chosen To Follow The Same Blasphemous Path As Her Mentor" [Video].

Common Officially Ends Drake Feud, "It's Over" [Video]

February 13, 2012 11:45 AM

After weeks of back-and-forth disses toward each other, Chi-town spitter Common has officially announced the end to his popularized feud with Young Money star Drake.

Continue reading Common Officially Ends Drake Feud, "It's Over" [Video].

Beyonce Issues Heartfelt Statement On Whitney Houston's Passing

February 13, 2012 11:10 AM

Grammy-winning singer Beyonce Knowles-Carter has released a statement expressing sorrow over the unexpected passing of pop icon Whitney Houston this past weekend, describing how much she impacted the R&B world.

Continue reading Beyonce Issues Heartfelt Statement On Whitney Houston's Passing.

Amber Rose Says Wiz Khalifa'll Put A Ring On It, "Whenever He Wants To Propose, That's When It'll Happen"

February 13, 2012 9:17 AM

Video vixen Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa opened up on marriage talk over the weekend and denied rumors claiming they were already engaged.

Continue reading Amber Rose Says Wiz Khalifa'll Put A Ring On It, "Whenever He Wants To Propose, That's When It'll Happen".

Twista Pens Whitney Houston Tribute, "Ain't Nobody Like You, Nobody Before You & Nobody After You" [Audio]

February 13, 2012 8:58 AM

Chicago rapper Twista has taken his emotions and poured them out in the studio as heard on a new tribute record in honor of the late award-winning singer Whitney Houston.

Continue reading Twista Pens Whitney Houston Tribute, "Ain't Nobody Like You, Nobody Before You & Nobody After You" [Audio].

VIDEO: Nicki Minaj Grammy Show Encore + Jay-Z & Kanye Skip Grammys?!

February 13, 2012 7:05 AM

The Grammy Awards went down last night and aside from a few creepy moments, odd wins and a Whitney Houston tribute, it was business as usual. Well, except for the fact that two of music's biggest personalities, Jay-Z and Kanye West, were absent from the evenings proceedings.

Continue reading VIDEO: Nicki Minaj Grammy Show Encore + Jay-Z & Kanye Skip Grammys?!.

Photo of the Day: Lil Twist & Birdman Rep YMCMB

February 13, 2012 12:00 AM

Class Acts: Young Money's Lil Twist kicks it with Cash Money boss Birdman.

Photo taken from Birdman's Twitter

Kanye West Wins Big But No-Shows, J. Cole & Nicki Minaj Both Lose "Best New Artist" At Grammy Awards

February 12, 2012 11:21 PM

Award-winning rapper Kanye West stole the show at Sunday night's 54th annual Grammy Awards without even being in physical form by taking home four golden trophies during an evening ceremony which featured tribute performances, the return of Chris Brown and more.

Continue reading Kanye West Wins Big But No-Shows, J. Cole & Nicki Minaj Both Lose "Best New Artist" At Grammy Awards.

Nicki Minaj On Her Picky Duet Method, "I Collaborate When I Feel It's Right"

February 12, 2012 10:58 PM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj recently opened up on her method behind deciding who she collaborates with and gave a few hints toward what fans can expect from the upcoming Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded sophomore album.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj On Her Picky Duet Method, "I Collaborate When I Feel It's Right".

Whitney Houston's Daughter Rushed To Los Angeles Hospital

February 12, 2012 8:50 PM

Just a day after her mother made global headlines for mysteriously passing away in a Beverly Hills hotel, late singer Whitney Houston's 18-year old daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown was reportedly rushed to a hospital Sunday (February 12).

Continue reading Whitney Houston's Daughter Rushed To Los Angeles Hospital.

Christina Milian Joins Lil Wayne, Drake & Nicki Minaj, Singer Links W/ Young Money [Video]

February 12, 2012 8:33 PM

R&B singer Christina Milian is officially part of the Young Money family after rap star Lil Wayne announced her association this weekend.

Continue reading Christina Milian Joins Lil Wayne, Drake & Nicki Minaj, Singer Links W/ Young Money [Video].

Lil Wayne Fires Another Shot At Jay-Z During Pre-Grammy Show [Video]

February 12, 2012 8:13 PM

There may still be some tension with Lil Wayne toward rap mogul Jay-Z as new footage shows the Young Money boss taking a shot at Young Hov during a pre-Grammy Awards gathering this weekend.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Fires Another Shot At Jay-Z During Pre-Grammy Show [Video].

Prescription Drugs Discovered In Whitney Houston's Room, Singer Allegedy Drowned

February 12, 2012 12:04 PM

Hours after late singer Whitney Houston was pronounced dead at a Bevelry Hills hotel, new reports claim prescription drugs were discovered and she may have likely drowned.

Continue reading Prescription Drugs Discovered In Whitney Houston's Room, Singer Allegedy Drowned.

Diddy, Nicki Minaj, Lil Kim, G-Unit, Drake & More React To Whitney Houston's Death

February 12, 2012 11:48 AM

Within the past 24 hours, the death of music icon Whitney Houston has shocked the entire world, especially amongst hip-hop stars as seen by public condolences from Drake, Diddy, Nicki Minaj, Fat Joe, G-Unit and more.

Continue reading Diddy, Nicki Minaj, Lil Kim, G-Unit, Drake & More React To Whitney Houston's Death.

NY Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire Says Goodbye To Late Brother, Quotes 2Pac

February 12, 2012 11:22 AM

Nearly a week following the fatal car crash which ended the life of New York Knicks superstar Amar'e Stoudemire's brother, the NBA All-Star has come forward to say goodbye.

Continue reading NY Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire Says Goodbye To Late Brother, Quotes 2Pac.

"There Are So Many Sick In Our Backyards Right Now"

February 12, 2012 11:08 AM

Hip-hop pioneer MC Lyte recently opened up on her HIV/AIDS awareness campaign and why it is vital for African Americans, specifically, to realize the global epidemic.

Continue reading "There Are So Many Sick In Our Backyards Right Now".

Former Ruff Ryders Rapper Pens Lin-sane, NY Knicks Anthem [Audio]

February 12, 2012 10:47 AM

Former Ruff Ryders rapper Jin is putting on for his hometown New York Knicks by releasing a new anthem record for overnight sensation Jeremy Lin who has been posting NBA record-breaking numbers over the past week.

Continue reading Former Ruff Ryders Rapper Pens Lin-sane, NY Knicks Anthem [Audio].

Photo of the Day: Bun B Gets Cozy W/ His Honey Bun-ch

February 12, 2012 12:00 AM

Sugar Pie, Honey Bun-ch: UGK's Bun B gets some pre-Valentine's Day love.

Photo taken from Bun B's Twitter

UPDATE: Late Singer Whitney Houston's Body Discovered By Ray J, Says New Reports

February 11, 2012 8:31 PM

In an interesting twist to Grammy-winning singer Whitney Houston being pronounced dead Saturday (February 11) night, new reports claim crooner Ray J may have discovered her body at a Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Continue reading UPDATE: Late Singer Whitney Houston's Body Discovered By Ray J, Says New Reports.

Nicki Minaj Says She Needs A Chill Pill, "I've Been Working Sooo Much"

February 11, 2012 7:39 PM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj recenty opened up on her seemingly overnight spark from local emcee to global sensation and why she needs to kick back and enjoy the moment.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Says She Needs A Chill Pill, "I've Been Working Sooo Much".

Blue Ivy Carter Influencing Beyonce's Fashion, Roman Numeral Finger Tattoo

February 11, 2012 7:27 PM

Longtime fans of Beyonce Knowles-Carter may notice the R&B superstar is donning more than a newborn daughter these days as her manicurist admits Blue Ivy Carter has influenced her recent fashion moves.

Continue reading Blue Ivy Carter Influencing Beyonce's Fashion, Roman Numeral Finger Tattoo.

Jay-Z Celebrates NY Giants Super Bowl Win, Hosts Victory Party

February 11, 2012 7:11 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z showed his hometown New York Giants love by reportedly throwing a celebrity-attended 40/40 Club celebration this week in light of the football team's Super Bowl XLVI win last weekend.

Continue reading Jay-Z Celebrates NY Giants Super Bowl Win, Hosts Victory Party.

Big Sean Pens Special "Two Can Win" J Dilla Tribute, "I Have A Responsibility To Honor His Legacy" [Audio]

February 11, 2012 12:09 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean may now be a global hip-hop star, however, he is showing love back to his late hometown producer J Dilla be penning a tribute record in his honor.

Continue reading Big Sean Pens Special "Two Can Win" J Dilla Tribute, "I Have A Responsibility To Honor His Legacy" [Audio].

Ludacris Reveals His "Best New Artist" Grammy Winner Pick

February 11, 2012 12:01 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacirs is hoping his "My Chick Bad" collaborator Nicki Minaj walks home with gold this weekend by revealing she is his pick for "Best New Artist."

Continue reading Ludacris Reveals His "Best New Artist" Grammy Winner Pick.

J. Cole Sidelines Grammy Awards Craze, "Anybody Can Win It"

February 11, 2012 11:51 AM

With the 54th Grammy Awards ceremony just a day away, Roc Nation protege J. Cole has reflected on going for "Best New Artist" and how it is a toss-up for who will ultimately walk home wiht the gold.

Continue reading J. Cole Sidelines Grammy Awards Craze, "Anybody Can Win It".

Gucci Mane Admits Losing Super Bowl XLVI Bet, "[Me & Birdman] Both Went For The Patriots" [Video]

February 11, 2012 11:25 AM

Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane suffered the same loss as Cash Money Records' Birdman last weekend, now revealing he also put his money on the New England Patriots winning Super Bowl XLVI.

Continue reading Gucci Mane Admits Losing Super Bowl XLVI Bet, "[Me & Birdman] Both Went For The Patriots" [Video].

Busta Rhymes Says Google Me Now, "If You Can't Be Found On [There], You Don't Exist In The World" [Video]

February 11, 2012 11:07 AM

Newly signed Cash Money Records rapper Busta Rhymes recently opened up on his partnership with Google Music and just how important it is to have a viral presence.

Continue reading Busta Rhymes Says Google Me Now, "If You Can't Be Found On [There], You Don't Exist In The World" [Video].

Photo of the Day: Jay-Z Shows Off Blue Ivy Carter

February 11, 2012 12:00 AM

Baby Back: Rap mogul Jay-Z shares a moment with newborn daughter Blue Ivy Carter.

Photo taken from Life + Times

Jay-Z & Beyonce Unveil Blue Ivy Carter, Newborn Baby Pics Revealed

February 10, 2012 9:06 PM

Weeks after Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles-Carter welcomed their newborn daughter Blue Ivy Carter into the world, the music couple have now unveiled post-pregnancy photos.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Beyonce Unveil Blue Ivy Carter, Newborn Baby Pics Revealed.

Hollywood Hottie Has Hots For Tyga's 'Rack City' Anthem, "Throwin' Hundreds, Hundreds!" [Video]

February 10, 2012 6:38 PM

Young Money rapper Tyga's "Rack City" is not just a hit in the urban community as proven by Hollywood actress Vanessa Hudgens showing off her love for the record this week on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon."

Continue reading Hollywood Hottie Has Hots For Tyga's 'Rack City' Anthem, "Throwin' Hundreds, Hundreds!" [Video].

"No One Really Respected Kanye West As A Rapper, Because He Was Really Good At Making Beats"

February 10, 2012 5:51 PM

Former Roc-A-Fella Records rapper Freeway has opened up on rap star Kanye West's pre-fame days and how their "Two Words" College Dropout collaboration came about.

Continue reading "No One Really Respected Kanye West As A Rapper, Because He Was Really Good At Making Beats".

UPDATED: Earl Sweatshirt On His Odd Return, "I'm The Subject Of The Most Ridiculous Myths & Theories Of This Decade"

February 10, 2012 5:30 PM

With Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt finally back into action after months of isolation, the rapper has offered his take on the media and public's perception of him.

Continue reading UPDATED: Earl Sweatshirt On His Odd Return, "I'm The Subject Of The Most Ridiculous Myths & Theories Of This Decade".

"Sky's The Limit Is Not Even For Nicki Minaj. She's Got The Universe"

February 10, 2012 4:30 PM

With rap stars Nicki Minaj and J. Cole facing off against one another at this weekend's Grammy Awards ceremony, 112's Slim chopped it up with SOHH to give his take on the match-up.

Continue reading "Sky's The Limit Is Not Even For Nicki Minaj. She's Got The Universe".

Madonna Upset Over M.I.A's Halftime Middle Finger Stunt, "It's Such A Teenager, Irrelevant Thing To Do" [Audio]

February 10, 2012 4:25 PM

Pop icon Madonna has finally broken her silence on rapper M.I.A.'s show-stealing middle finger gesture at last weekend's Super Bowl XLVI game and how upsetting the obscene move really was.

Continue reading Madonna Upset Over M.I.A's Halftime Middle Finger Stunt, "It's Such A Teenager, Irrelevant Thing To Do" [Audio].

"Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 3-D Tix": "You're Going To See The Rock Sing At A Campfire"

February 10, 2012 12:48 PM

[With the new adventure-packed Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 3-D now in theaters, co-star Luis Guzman gives you his Top 5 reasons this is a must-see.]

Continue reading "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 3-D Tix": "You're Going To See The Rock Sing At A Campfire".

McDonald's DJ Flavor: "The Best Way To Describe The Houston Sound Right Now Is Evolving"

February 10, 2012 12:34 PM

[With the winter in full effect, SOHH has teamed with McDonald's to keep things hot in a four-part series highlighting all-star deejays throughout the United States, dishing on how they put on for their city. After The Bangerz talked about their Bay Area style, Houston's DJ Michael "5000" Watts speaks on his hometown's sound and growth.]

Continue reading McDonald's DJ Flavor: "The Best Way To Describe The Houston Sound Right Now Is Evolving".

"[Denzel] Washington Has A Knack For Dark-Side Portrayals"

February 10, 2012 12:18 PM

Denzel back. Denzel back. That's all these critics screaming 'bout as the two time Oscar-winning actor matches wits with an under qualified Ryan Reynolds in the action/thriller Safe House.

Continue reading "[Denzel] Washington Has A Knack For Dark-Side Portrayals".

M.I.A. Tells America F.U., Andre 3000 Creeps Back In, Jay-Z Still Runs This Town

February 10, 2012 12:15 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, we try to get to the bottom of M.I.A. telling America "F*ck You", applaud Andre 3000 for surely-despite-slowly making his way back into the spotlight, bow to Jay-Z's undying greatness and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading M.I.A. Tells America F.U., Andre 3000 Creeps Back In, Jay-Z Still Runs This Town.

"I Wish People Were On His Sh*t When He Was Alive As Much As They Are Now That He's Dead"

February 10, 2012 11:52 AM

[In light of the late J Dilla's six year anniversary, The Pharcyde's SlimKidTre reflects back on his early days alongside Jay Dee and why hip-hop fans should embrace artists while they are still breathing.]

Continue reading "I Wish People Were On His Sh*t When He Was Alive As Much As They Are Now That He's Dead".

Former Destiny's Child Member On Beyonce: "Even Before She Was Pregnant She Had A Six Pack"

February 10, 2012 10:45 AM

Grammy-winning singer Michelle Williams recently offered her take on former Destiny's Child group member Beyonce Knowles-Carter becoming a mother and how good she has looked post-pregnancy.

Continue reading Former Destiny's Child Member On Beyonce: "Even Before She Was Pregnant She Had A Six Pack".

B.o.B. Stays In The Clouds, Pushes A Milli W/ Lil Wayne

February 10, 2012 10:11 AM

Grand Hustle rapper B.o.B. has reason to celebrate heading into the weekend with his Lil Wayne-assisted "Strange Clouds" record reaching over a million sold.

Continue reading B.o.B. Stays In The Clouds, Pushes A Milli W/ Lil Wayne.

M.I.A. Baby Daddy Loses His Cool + Whoo Kid Gets 'Justin Bieber' Forehead Tattoo?! [Peep Pic & Speak]

February 10, 2012 10:07 AM

My n*gga DJ Whoo Kid is one odd dude. If you've been following his YouTube tell-all series, titled "Whoo Kid's Untold Stories," you're well aware that Whoo was indirectly involved in every hip hop event since 1979. Whoo Kid gonna say he was there when Sugar Hill Gang first said, "A hip hop, a hibby ..." Well, it seems like the Kid has another story to tell, as he recently got Bieber all across his forehead [pause].

Continue reading M.I.A. Baby Daddy Loses His Cool + Whoo Kid Gets 'Justin Bieber' Forehead Tattoo?! [Peep Pic & Speak].

Rihanna Takes Care Of Drake, Former Couple Hook Back Up

February 10, 2012 9:19 AM

Former couple Rihanna and Drake have linked back up to record a music video off the rap star's platinum-selling Take Care solo album.

Continue reading Rihanna Takes Care Of Drake, Former Couple Hook Back Up.

Nate Dogg's Ex-Associate Lashes Out, "I Did What Everyone Should Have Done & Tried To Save His Life"

February 10, 2012 8:58 AM

A day after reports emerged claiming late rapper Nate Dogg's estate was sued for nearly $300,000, a close associate has come forward to address the matter.

Continue reading Nate Dogg's Ex-Associate Lashes Out, "I Did What Everyone Should Have Done & Tried To Save His Life".

"He Was Outrapping A Black Dominated Culture"

February 10, 2012 12:14 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 Don Trip laid out his quick picks earlier this week, rapper Mickey Factz unloads his top choices.]

Continue reading "He Was Outrapping A Black Dominated Culture".

Photo of the Day: New York Giants' Victor Cruz & Joell Ortiz Link Up

February 10, 2012 12:00 AM

Last of the Pro-Ricans: New York Giants' Victor Cruz links up with Slaughterhouse's Joell Ortiz.

Photo taken from Joell Ortiz's Twitter

Rick Ross & Freeway Rick Continue Court Battle, Meet Face To Face In Miami

February 9, 2012 11:18 PM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross is reportedly back in court battling a copyright infringement case involving former drug kingpin Freeway Ricky Ross.

Continue reading Rick Ross & Freeway Rick Continue Court Battle, Meet Face To Face In Miami.

Jay-Z's Mother-In-Law Speaks On Blue Ivy Carter, Talks Granny Duties

February 9, 2012 5:58 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Jay-Z's mother-in-law, Tina Knowles, has shared her take on the rap mogul's newborn daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, and what grandmother duties she expects to inherit.

Continue reading Jay-Z's Mother-In-Law Speaks On Blue Ivy Carter, Talks Granny Duties.

50 Cent Proves The Hype's Real, Tackles Africa's Hunger Problems

February 9, 2012 5:27 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent is out to prove his global food awareness Street King campaign intentions are pure with new reports claiming he is tackling hunger in Africa this week.

Continue reading 50 Cent Proves The Hype's Real, Tackles Africa's Hunger Problems.

Suge Knight Popped In Las Vegas, Warrants Stack Up

February 9, 2012 5:05 PM

Former Death Row Records co-owner Marion "Suge" Knight is making criminal headlines with reports claiming he was arrested this week on a drug possession charge in Las Vegas.

Continue reading Suge Knight Popped In Las Vegas, Warrants Stack Up.

Jay-Z & Kanye West Heat Up The 'Net, Explode W/ "N*ggas In Paris" Music Video

February 9, 2012 4:18 PM

Grammy-winning rap duo Jay-Z and Kanye West lived up to the hype amid reports claiming their "N*ggas in Paris" music video would premiere this week with an explosive visual to the Watch the Throne anthem.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Kanye West Heat Up The 'Net, Explode W/ "N*ggas In Paris" Music Video.

Pill Reflects On Maybach Music Group Departure, "It Was Like These Three Guys & Then Pill"

February 9, 2012 1:05 PM

Former Maybach Music Group affiliate Pill has stepped forward to speak on parting ways with Rick Ross' crew and explained why he felt isolated in the roster of artists.

Continue reading Pill Reflects On Maybach Music Group Departure, "It Was Like These Three Guys & Then Pill".

UPDATE: Boston Police Respond To KRS-One Computer Hackers [Video]

February 9, 2012 1:00 PM

Just over a week after a Boston police department had its website attacked by computer hackers who posted KRS-One's "Sound of Da Police" on its homepage, the crew of local authorities have responded.

Continue reading UPDATE: Boston Police Respond To KRS-One Computer Hackers [Video].

"Patrice O'Neal's Mr. P": "If You Want The Truth, Buy 'Mr. P.' If You Want To Laugh, Buy 'Mr. P'"

February 9, 2012 12:00 PM

[With late comedian Patrice O'Neal known for filling people with timeless laughter, his wife Vondecarlo Brown gives you her Top 5 reasons to buy his posthumous Mr. P album.]

Continue reading "Patrice O'Neal's Mr. P": "If You Want The Truth, Buy 'Mr. P.' If You Want To Laugh, Buy 'Mr. P'".

Andre 3000 Pounds His Chest, Kicks It W/ Gorillaz

February 9, 2012 9:56 AM

OutKast's Andre 3000, who is known for being an elusive music star, is finding it more difficult to stay secluded from the mainstream with a new record featuring himself, Gorillaz and rocker James Murphy building a buzz.

Continue reading Andre 3000 Pounds His Chest, Kicks It W/ Gorillaz.

Tyler, The Creator Likes The Way Missy Elliott Works It, "She's The F*cking Sh*t & Should Get More Credit"

February 9, 2012 9:48 AM

Odd Future leader Tyler, the Creator recently dished out his admiration for rap veteran Missy Elliott and expressed his reaction to the elusive music star making a comeback.

Continue reading Tyler, The Creator Likes The Way Missy Elliott Works It, "She's The F*cking Sh*t & Should Get More Credit".

Birdman Spends Cash Money, Drives His Way Into Lil Wayne's Heart [Video]

February 9, 2012 9:39 AM

Cash Money Records' Birdman knows how to treat his artists as seen in new footage which shows the music executive giving Young Money artists Lil Wayne and Mack Maine new vehicles.

Continue reading Birdman Spends Cash Money, Drives His Way Into Lil Wayne's Heart [Video].

Iggy Azalea Says Tupac Back, Performs 2Pac-Inspired "Picture Me Rollin'" [Video]

February 9, 2012 9:21 AM

Newly signed Interscope Records rapper Iggy Azalea has caught the contagious Tupac Shakur fever as seen in her performing a new record inspired by the late rap mogul this week in Los Angeles.

Continue reading Iggy Azalea Says Tupac Back, Performs 2Pac-Inspired "Picture Me Rollin'" [Video].

Amber Rose & Wiz Khalifa Bow To The Based God, "You Just Don't Give A F*ck"

February 9, 2012 9:00 AM

Video vixen Amber Rose dished out her admiration toward West Coast rapper Lil B this week, revealing she and boyfriend/rapper Wiz Khalifa are big fans of his movement.

Continue reading Amber Rose & Wiz Khalifa Bow To The Based God, "You Just Don't Give A F*ck".

Nate Dogg's Caretakers Sue + Is This America's Next Top Booty?! [View Pics & Speak]

February 9, 2012 8:30 AM

Can't believe it'll be next month will make a year since we lost music legend. Nate Dogg was the king of the gangsta hooks, definitely gone too soon.

Continue reading Nate Dogg's Caretakers Sue + Is This America's Next Top Booty?! [View Pics & Speak].

"Biggie Smalls Was Able To Do That. 2Pac Was Able To Do That. He Was Able To Do That."

February 9, 2012 12:15 AM

[You Came Up: Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Nems gave props to the late Big Pun, Capital Punishment contributing producer Mike "Trauma" D crowns the fallen heavyweight SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "Biggie Smalls Was Able To Do That. 2Pac Was Able To Do That. He Was Able To Do That.".

Photo of the Day: Mya & Mike "Trauma" D Lean Back In The Studio

February 9, 2012 12:00 AM

Sugar & Spice: R&B singer Mya kicks it with Arkatech Beatz's Mike "Trauma" D.

Be sure to check out Mike "Trauma" D break down the late Big Pun's "Capital Punishment" in Singled Out!

Tyler, The Creator Announces Earl Sweatshirt's Return

February 8, 2012 11:30 PM

Estranged Odd Future group member Earl Sweatshirt is reportedly back from a long music hiatus according to crew leader Tyler, the Creator.

Continue reading Tyler, The Creator Announces Earl Sweatshirt's Return.

Ashanti Takes A Giant Step, Salsa Dances W/ NY Super Bowl Champ

February 8, 2012 5:35 PM

R&B singer Ashanti showed her love for the New York Giants this week by salsa dancing with the team's superstar wide receiver Victor Cruz in the Big Apple.

Continue reading Ashanti Takes A Giant Step, Salsa Dances W/ NY Super Bowl Champ.

Kendrick Lamar, SchoolBoy Q Female Affiliate Dead At 25, "Still Can't Believe This"

February 8, 2012 4:01 PM

Emerging singer Alori Joh, most known for hip-hop collaborations alongside rap artists like Kendrick Lamar and SchoolBoy Q, has reportedly passed away at the age of 25.

Continue reading Kendrick Lamar, SchoolBoy Q Female Affiliate Dead At 25, "Still Can't Believe This".

"I Feel A$AP When He Says He Embraced [Houston] But It's Gotta Be More Than That"

February 8, 2012 2:39 PM

Shortly after wrapping up a nationwide tour alongside Big K.R.I.T. and Method Man, Houston rap newcomer Marcus Manchild, spoke to SOHH about the rise in prominence his city has  experienced from out-of-town rappers.

Continue reading "I Feel A$AP When He Says He Embraced [Houston] But It's Gotta Be More Than That" .

UPDATE: Don Cornelius' Fatal Gunshot, Death Ruled Suicide

February 8, 2012 2:29 PM

After days of speculation and reporting, television icon Don Cornelius' unexpected death from a fatal gunshot wound has now been confirmed as a suicide.

Continue reading UPDATE: Don Cornelius' Fatal Gunshot, Death Ruled Suicide.

Rick Ross To Music Rivals: "Success Is The Quickest Way To Kill The Enemy"

February 8, 2012 2:18 PM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross recently opened up about putting hip-hop disputes to rest from 50 Cent to Young Jeezy and why success is the ultimate counter attack.

Continue reading Rick Ross To Music Rivals: "Success Is The Quickest Way To Kill The Enemy".

UPDATE: Lil B & David Banner Squash Dispute

February 8, 2012 1:58 PM

West Coast rapper Lil B has clarified speculation surrounding his new "I Own Swag" record taking aim at hip-hop veteran David Banner and said they have squashed past issues.

Continue reading UPDATE: Lil B & David Banner Squash Dispute.

RareInk's 2Pac & B.I.G. Art: "These Pieces Are Officially Licensed & Approved By Their Estate"

February 8, 2012 12:05 PM

[With hip-hop's growing appreciation for the finer things in life, RareInk co-founder David Sanders supplies 5 reasons you should consider copping some limited edition 2Pac and Notorious B.I.G. artwork.]

Continue reading RareInk's 2Pac & B.I.G. Art: "These Pieces Are Officially Licensed & Approved By Their Estate".

Drake Schemes Atop The Competition, LMFAO & Rihanna Returns To Top 10, Young Jeezy Keeps The Chart Hot

February 8, 2012 11:30 AM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Drake leads the pack just outside of Top 5, LMFAO and Rihanna walk their way to Top 10 plus Young Jeezy moves up to No. 12.

Continue reading Drake Schemes Atop The Competition, LMFAO & Rihanna Returns To Top 10, Young Jeezy Keeps The Chart Hot.

Jay-Z & Kanye West Pack Bags, "N*ggas In Paris" Music Video Coming

February 8, 2012 10:47 AM

Grammy-winning rap duo Jay-Z and Kanye West are reportedly not done promoting their heavy-hitting "N*ggas in Paris" Watch the Throne single with reports claiming an accompanying music video will premiere this week.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Kanye West Pack Bags, "N*ggas In Paris" Music Video Coming.

Nicki Minaj Stays Put, Roman Zolanski Releasing New "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded" Anthem

February 8, 2012 10:20 AM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj will turn into her rap alias' alter ego, Roman Zolanski, this weekend when she hits the 54th Grammy Awards stage and premieres a new Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded record.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Stays Put, Roman Zolanski Releasing New "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded" Anthem.

Alicia Keys Billed To Perform Special Grammy Awards Tribute

February 8, 2012 10:05 AM

Award-winning singer Alicia Keys will grace the stage at this Sunday's Grammy Awards ceremony and pay homage to late music icon Etta James with a tribute performance.

Continue reading Alicia Keys Billed To Perform Special Grammy Awards Tribute.

Nick Cannon Publicly Apologizes To Ex-Girlfriend, "I'm Sorry For The Things That I Did"

February 8, 2012 9:47 AM

Former Hollywood couple Nick Cannon and Christina Milian finally reunited recently during a live radio interview and briefly reflected on their past days together.

Continue reading Nick Cannon Publicly Apologizes To Ex-Girlfriend, "I'm Sorry For The Things That I Did".

Beyonce's $100,000,000 TV Offer Bogus, Says Simon Cowell

February 8, 2012 9:28 AM

After reports claiming Grammy-winning singer Beyonce Knowles-Carter was offered $100 million to appear on music competition reality show "The X-Factor" emerged online, show creator Simon Cowell has stepped forward to kill the hype.

Continue reading Beyonce's $100,000,000 TV Offer Bogus, Says Simon Cowell.

PICS: Ne-Yo Drops 5 Racks On Juicy Stripper Booty + M.I.A. Ditches Baby Daddy?!

February 8, 2012 8:16 AM

Do strippers get an Earned Income Credit (EIC) during tax season? If not, no worries: Just catch Ne-Yo on a good night and you'll rack up enough bills to buy a pair of heels.

Continue reading PICS: Ne-Yo Drops 5 Racks On Juicy Stripper Booty + M.I.A. Ditches Baby Daddy?!.

"I Learned To Count My Bars From Jadakiss"

February 8, 2012 12:05 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. After Mums spit out his fave five last week, Memphis rapper Don Trip lays out his quick picks.]

Continue reading "I Learned To Count My Bars From Jadakiss".

Photo of the Day: Busta Rhymes & Consequence Kick Back During Super Bowl XLVI

February 8, 2012 12:00 AM

Family Ties: Flipmode Squad leader Busta Rhymes chills with Consequence and his son Caiden during Super Bowl XLVI.

Photo submitted by Consequence

"Puttin' Meek & T.I. On It Gives People A Bit Of Everything"

February 7, 2012 9:35 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After R&B newcomer CJ Hilton explained his "Cold Summer.," Maino discusses his track featuring T.I. and Meek Mill.]

Continue reading "Puttin' Meek & T.I. On It Gives People A Bit Of Everything".

Timbaland Announces Missy Elliott's Music Return, "[We're] Both Coming W/ Our Albums At The Same Time"

February 7, 2012 5:43 PM

Grammy-winning producer Timbaland has announced plans to put out a new album next summer and said fans can expect to finally hear elusive rapper Missy Elliott make a comeback.

Continue reading Timbaland Announces Missy Elliott's Music Return, "[We're] Both Coming W/ Our Albums At The Same Time".

"Nowadays It Can Seem Like We're Missing That Real Soul Music"

February 7, 2012 5:24 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After Capital Punishment contributing producer Mike "Trauma" D reflects on crafting the album's title track, R&B newcomer CJ Hilton explains his "Cold Summer."]

Continue reading "Nowadays It Can Seem Like We're Missing That Real Soul Music".

Emily B Goes Back Loso's Way, Fabolous Hooks Back Up W/ "Love & Hip Hop" Star

February 7, 2012 5:00 PM

"Love & Hip Hop" reality star Emily B has announced returning back to estranged boyfriend Fabolous after a publicized split from the rap star last year.

Continue reading Emily B Goes Back Loso's Way, Fabolous Hooks Back Up W/ "Love & Hip Hop" Star.

Lil B Fires Back At David Banner, "You Know I'm More Famous Than You!" [Video]

February 7, 2012 1:54 PM

West Coast rapper Lil B has finally answered back fellow hip-hop artist David Banner's summer 2011 swag-based shots directed at him on a new record called "I Own Swag."

Continue reading Lil B Fires Back At David Banner, "You Know I'm More Famous Than You!" [Video].

G-Unit's Paris Bares Assets, Shows Goods On Leaked Smooth Mag Cover

February 7, 2012 1:30 PM

Newly signed G-Unit artist Precious Paris is set to heat up newsstands soon as her new men's magazine Smooth cover feature has leaked online.

Continue reading G-Unit's Paris Bares Assets, Shows Goods On Leaked Smooth Mag Cover.

Pharrell Crowns Rick Ross 'Hottest MC in the Game'

February 7, 2012 12:52 PM

MTV's Hottest MC in the Game, always seems to create a whirlwind of debate, and this year's installment, set to air later this month, promises to be quite interesting as some of rap's biggest names are once again thrown into the mix.

Continue reading Pharrell Crowns Rick Ross 'Hottest MC in the Game'.

"David Talbert's What My Husband Doesn't Know": "If You're Thinking About Cheating, Watch This"

February 7, 2012 12:16 PM

[With the Academy Awards vastly approaching, film director David Talbert gives you 5 reasons why his new What My Husband Doesn't Know should be on your must-buy list.]

Continue reading "David Talbert's What My Husband Doesn't Know": "If You're Thinking About Cheating, Watch This".

"That Guy Is An Animal; He's An Animal W/ It. Lyrically, He's Crazy"

February 7, 2012 11:53 AM

Grammy-winning producer Pharrell Williams recently talked about his studio grind alongside Rick Ross and just how seasoned the rap star is.

Continue reading "That Guy Is An Animal; He's An Animal W/ It. Lyrically, He's Crazy".

Nicki Minaj's Unofficial Marilyn Monroe Dedication Leaks Online [Audio]

February 7, 2012 11:33 AM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj is heating up the Internet with a new unofficial leak of a record dedicated to late Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj's Unofficial Marilyn Monroe Dedication Leaks Online [Audio].

Snoop Unleashes His Doggy Style, X-Rated Porn Rap Emerges [Audio]

February 7, 2012 10:21 AM

West Coast rapper Snoop Dogg is making headlines this week in light of a new adult-themed hip-hop record, which appears in an x-rated flick, emerging online.

Continue reading Snoop Unleashes His Doggy Style, X-Rated Porn Rap Emerges [Audio].

M.I.A. Faces Serious Heat, Big Fines Following "F*ck You" SB Halftime Hand Gesture

February 7, 2012 10:06 AM

Rapper M.I.A. may have to dig deep into her pockets to settle a hefty fine for her unexpected actions last Sunday when she flipped off television cameras during the Super Bowl XLVI halftime performance.

Continue reading M.I.A. Faces Serious Heat, Big Fines Following "F*ck You" SB Halftime Hand Gesture.

Video: Justin Bieber's Bodyguard Delivers Knockout Punch?!? + J. Cole Shares Key Advice From Jay-Z

February 7, 2012 9:00 AM

Remember when rappers were the "dangerous guys"? Nowadays, you gotta watch out for the muscle behind cats like Ray J and Justin Bieber. The story this time around is that Beebz hired security threatened a knuckle sandwich and ended up delivering a cold cut combo.

Continue reading Video: Justin Bieber's Bodyguard Delivers Knockout Punch?!? + J. Cole Shares Key Advice From Jay-Z.

Jay-Z Performs "Glory" Live, Beyonce Makes First Post-Pregnancy Appearance [Video]

February 7, 2012 8:26 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z displayed his love for newborn daughter Blue Ivy Carter last night (February 6) by performing "Glory" for the first time during his much talked about Carnegie Hall concert in New York City.

Continue reading Jay-Z Performs "Glory" Live, Beyonce Makes First Post-Pregnancy Appearance [Video].

Flavor Flav Busted Bromancing Super Bowl-Winning Giants Coach

February 7, 2012 12:34 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 Flavor Flav Busted Bromancing Super Bowl-Winning Giants Coach.

"We Must Have Had To Lay That Record Down For Big Pun At Least 3-4 Times"

February 7, 2012 12:05 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. In honor of today marking the 12th anniversary of the late Big Pun's passing, Capital Punishment contributing producer Mike "Trauma" D reflects on crafting the album's title track.]

Continue reading "We Must Have Had To Lay That Record Down For Big Pun At Least 3-4 Times".

"His Album Is Better Than 'Ready 2 Die' & 2Pac's First Album"

February 7, 2012 12:05 AM

[You Came Up: Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Evitan's Dres named Jarobi last week, rapper Nems crowns the late Big Pun SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "His Album Is Better Than 'Ready 2 Die' & 2Pac's First Album".

Photo of the Day: Flavor Flav Gives Giants Head Coach Love

February 7, 2012 12:00 AM

I Love You, Bro: Public Enemy's Flavor Flav embraces New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin at Super Bowl XLVI.

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

Diddy Reveals Newly Signed Bad Boy Artist, "It's Official"

February 6, 2012 10:32 PM

Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy is showing no signs of slowing down his ever-growing artist roster by inking hip-hop newcomer Los to the team.

Continue reading Diddy Reveals Newly Signed Bad Boy Artist, "It's Official".

French Montana & LL Cool J Get Gritty, Drop New York Giants Anthems [Audio]

February 6, 2012 10:16 PM

New York rappers French Montana and LL Cool J have taken their love for their hometown Giants winning Sunday's Super Bowl XLVI game and released their own respective tribute tracks.

Continue reading French Montana & LL Cool J Get Gritty, Drop New York Giants Anthems [Audio].

50 Cent Zips Up Nude, X-Rated Super Bowl Bet Reports

February 6, 2012 6:27 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has clarified recent reports suggesting he agreed to expose his genitals if the New York Giants lost in last night's Super Bowl XLVI.

Continue reading 50 Cent Zips Up Nude, X-Rated Super Bowl Bet Reports.

"I Always Thought It Was Brilliant For Kanye [West] Not To Have A Phone"

February 6, 2012 5:39 PM

Bad Boy Records' French Montana recently further opened up on Grammy-winning rap star Kanye West's no-phone policy and why he considers Ye on an elite level of hip-hop stardom.

Continue reading "I Always Thought It Was Brilliant For Kanye [West] Not To Have A Phone".

Jay-Z Loosens Up His Tie, Prepares To Save Rocawear

February 6, 2012 4:43 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z is reportedly on a mission to save the Rocawear clothing brand he co-founded alongside former business partner Damon "Dame" Dash in light of recent struggling sales.

Continue reading Jay-Z Loosens Up His Tie, Prepares To Save Rocawear.

Birdman Addresses Super Bowl XLVI Bet, "Nobody Would Touch My $5 Million"

February 6, 2012 2:46 PM

Cash Money Records' Birdman saved $5 million after the New England Patriots lost 17-21 to the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLVI, claiming no challengers would match his wager.

Continue reading Birdman Addresses Super Bowl XLVI Bet, "Nobody Would Touch My $5 Million".

UPDATE: Bow Wow Barks Back, Wags Off Arrest Warrant Reports

February 6, 2012 2:38 PM

Cash Money Records' Bow Wow has shaken off reports claiming he is being sought after by police courtesy of a Georgia judge in relation to a case dating back to 2009.

Continue reading UPDATE: Bow Wow Barks Back, Wags Off Arrest Warrant Reports.

Money Team's Greatest Hits: Man Says Ray J's Goon Knocked Him Out

February 6, 2012 1:08 PM

Continuing to build on to his reputation as one of the most dangerous singers in the game, R&B crooner Ray J may have something new to talk about, as his security has been accused of beating up a Money Team offender.

Continue reading Money Team's Greatest Hits: Man Says Ray J's Goon Knocked Him Out.

Chris Brown And Rihanna Get It In Under One Roof

February 6, 2012 12:18 PM

Chris Brown and Rihanna's very public separation is once again being questioned after the pair were spotted at the same Super Bowl party.

Continue reading Chris Brown And Rihanna Get It In Under One Roof.

F.Y.L. Tees: "If You Don't Get The Shirt, I'll Smack The F*cking Sh*t Out Of You"

February 6, 2012 12:00 PM

[With the NFL season officially over, rapper Nems is giving you his Top 5 reasons to consider copping his special line of New York Giants-inspired t-shirts.]

Continue reading F.Y.L. Tees: "If You Don't Get The Shirt, I'll Smack The F*cking Sh*t Out Of You".

McDonald's DJ Flavor: "We're Pretty Much Known For Doing Crazy Things Out Here In The Bay"

February 6, 2012 10:01 AM

[With the winter in full effect, SOHH has teamed with McDonald's to keep things hot in a four-part series highlighting all-star deejays throughout the United States, dshing on how they put on for their city. After New York's Kid Capri gave us a bite of the Big Apple, San Jose's six-member deejay crew The Bangerz talk about their Bay Area style.]

Continue reading McDonald's DJ Flavor: "We're Pretty Much Known For Doing Crazy Things Out Here In The Bay".

NY Knicks Star Amar'e Stoudemire's Brother Killed In Car Crash

February 6, 2012 9:42 AM

New York Knicks superstar Amar'e Stoudemire's brother was reportedly involved and killed in a fatal car crash early Monday (February 6) morning in Florida.

Continue reading NY Knicks Star Amar'e Stoudemire's Brother Killed In Car Crash.

Cee Lo Green & Goodie Mob Reunite At Strip Club, Request Lap Dances From "Baddest B*tches"

February 6, 2012 9:11 AM

Atlanta rapper Cee Lo Green and his Goodie Mob crew reunited a few days ago while partying at Super Bowl XLVI city Indianapolis courtesy of a local strip club.

Continue reading Cee Lo Green & Goodie Mob Reunite At Strip Club, Request Lap Dances From "Baddest B*tches".

Jay-Z Flies Out Of $137,000 Private Jet Dispute

February 6, 2012 8:56 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z can breathe a little easier this week with new reports claiming a $137,000 private jet lawsuit dating back to 2010 has been quietly dismissed.

Continue reading Jay-Z Flies Out Of $137,000 Private Jet Dispute.

50 Cent Questions Birdman's Super Bowl Gamble, "I Don't Think He Actually Would Bet $5 Million" [Video]

February 6, 2012 8:42 AM

Prior to the New York Giants winning Super Bowl XLVI last night (February 5), G-Unit leader 50 Cent stepped forward and questioned Cash Money boss Birdman's alleged $5 million bet on the New England Patriots.

Continue reading 50 Cent Questions Birdman's Super Bowl Gamble, "I Don't Think He Actually Would Bet $5 Million" [Video].

Georgia Judge Orders Bow Wow's Arrest, Rapper Must Be Taken Into Custody

February 6, 2012 8:05 AM

A Georgia judge has reportedly ordered the arrest of Cash Money Records rapper Bow Wow and he be placed in custody over a case dating back three years ago.

Continue reading Georgia Judge Orders Bow Wow's Arrest, Rapper Must Be Taken Into Custody.

Rapper May Sue Mitt Romney + Judge Tells Cops To Arrest Bow Wow On Sight?!

February 6, 2012 2:59 AM

Money Mitt needs to fall all the way back, according to rapper K'Naan (hey -- he's huge in Canada, so I've heard). Romney used the Canadian artist's track "Wavin' Flag" during a speech and now sh*t may get real.

Continue reading Rapper May Sue Mitt Romney + Judge Tells Cops To Arrest Bow Wow On Sight?!.

Photo of the Day: Lupe Fiasco Rocks Out At Super Bowl XLVI

February 6, 2012 12:00 AM

The Champ Is Here: Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco rocks out at Super Bowl XLVI.

Photo taken from Lupe Fiasco's Twitter

M.I.A. Makes "F*ck You" Hand Sign At SB Halftime Show, NBC Spokesperson Apologizes

February 5, 2012 11:40 PM

Rapper M.I.A. stole the show during Super Bowl XLVI's halftime performance after getting caught on camera displaying a middle finger while taking stage alongside Madonna and Nicki Minaj.

Continue reading M.I.A. Makes "F*ck You" Hand Sign At SB Halftime Show, NBC Spokesperson Apologizes.

New York Giants Win Super Bowl XLVI, Busta Rhymes, Ciara, Spike Lee & More React

February 5, 2012 10:20 PM

Celebrity stars Busta Rhymes, Ciara, Spike Lee and more tuned into the Super Bowl XLVI and have now shared their post-game reactions to seeing the New York Giants defeat the New England Patriots.

Continue reading New York Giants Win Super Bowl XLVI, Busta Rhymes, Ciara, Spike Lee & More React.

50 Cent & Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Invade Indy, Spark Late Night Chaos

February 5, 2012 10:45 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent and boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. are in Indianapolis, the site for Super Bowl XLVI, and are making weekend headlines for stirring up a ruckus Saturday (February 4).

Continue reading 50 Cent & Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Invade Indy, Spark Late Night Chaos.

Computer Hackers Take Down Cops Website, Blast KRS-One's "Sound Of Da Police"

February 5, 2012 10:18 AM

A Boston police department felt the wrath of computer hackers this weekend as reports claim its website was taken down and altered with rap veteran KRS-One's "Sound of Da Police" hit.

Continue reading Computer Hackers Take Down Cops Website, Blast KRS-One's "Sound Of Da Police".

Amber Rose Straps Back Up, Drops "Loaded" [Audio]

February 5, 2012 8:29 AM

Video vixen-turned-singer Amber Rose is out to prove she is serious about maintaining a music career by dropping a new single called "Loaded."

Continue reading Amber Rose Straps Back Up, Drops "Loaded" [Audio].

Photo of the Day: Joe Budden Chows Down

February 5, 2012 8:15 AM

Chow Town: Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden gets a bite to eat.

Photo taken from Joe Budden's Twitter

Snoop Dogg Barks Out New LP, Announces "12th Solo Album"

February 4, 2012 9:31 PM

West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg has announced plans to return to the studio and put together his 12th solo album.

Continue reading Snoop Dogg Barks Out New LP, Announces "12th Solo Album".

Kid Cudi Doesn't Give A Twit, Unplugs From Twitterville Again

February 4, 2012 1:14 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Kid Cudi has decided to once again unplug from popular social networking website Twitter and focus solely on his upcoming WZRD album, dropping later this month.

Continue reading Kid Cudi Doesn't Give A Twit, Unplugs From Twitterville Again.

Drake, Rick Ross, Soulja Boy & More Suffer Fake Death Reports

February 4, 2012 12:56 PM

Young Money star Drake, Rick Ross and Soulja Boy Tell Em all made overnight headlines with false reports circulating online claiming they were all dead.

Continue reading Drake, Rick Ross, Soulja Boy & More Suffer Fake Death Reports.

Lil Kim's Tax Woes Exposed, Rapper's Rep Responds

February 4, 2012 12:09 PM

Brooklyn rap veteran Lil Kim is making weekend headlines with reports claiming she owes over a million dollars in taxes dating back to the early 2000's.

Continue reading Lil Kim's Tax Woes Exposed, Rapper's Rep Responds.

Beyonce Gets $100,000,000 TV Offer, "It Would Be The Highest TV Salary Ever"

February 4, 2012 10:07 AM

Grammy-winning singer Beyonce Knowles-Carter is reportedly getting sought after for $100 million to take her talents to the small screen and become a judge on reality music competition television show, "The X-Factor."

Continue reading Beyonce Gets $100,000,000 TV Offer, "It Would Be The Highest TV Salary Ever".

Pharrell Speaks On Jay-Z's "Glory", Newborn Daughter Tribute

February 4, 2012 9:09 AM

Grammy-winning producer Pharrell has opened up about putting together Jay-Z's heartfelt "Glory" tribute record in honor of his and Beyonce Knowles-Carter's newborn daughter, Blue Ivy Carter.

Continue reading Pharrell Speaks On Jay-Z's "Glory", Newborn Daughter Tribute.

Photo of the Day: Game Goes Shopping & Spends Big Chips

February 4, 2012 12:00 AM

Big Spender: West Coast rapper Game fills bags on a shopping spree.

Photo taken from Game's Twitter

UPDATE: Drake's Rep Addresses Alleged Ex-Girlfriend, "Marvin's Room" Controversy

February 3, 2012 9:47 PM

Hours after a woman claiming to be Young Money star Drake's ex-girlfriend and the victim of a copyright violation, the rapper's camp has stepped up to respond.

Continue reading UPDATE: Drake's Rep Addresses Alleged Ex-Girlfriend, "Marvin's Room" Controversy.

Rick Ross Breaks Silence On Pill's Maybach Music Disassociation

February 3, 2012 9:23 PM

Maybach Music Group boss Rick Ross has come forward to finally break his silence on ex-affiliate Pill recently disassociating himself from the growing rap empire.

Continue reading Rick Ross Breaks Silence On Pill's Maybach Music Disassociation.

Andre 3000 Lets His Hair Down, "I Haven't Gone [To My Barber] In About Three Years" [Video]

February 3, 2012 3:53 PM

OutKast's Andre 3000 is currently involved in a Gillette Fusion electric razors campaign and opened up on his style, even revealing a decision to let his hair grow out.

Continue reading Andre 3000 Lets His Hair Down, "I Haven't Gone [To My Barber] In About Three Years" [Video].

Drake's Ex-Wifey Wants Money To Blow, Sues Drizzy Over "Marvin's Room"

February 3, 2012 3:31 PM

Young Money superstar Drake's alleged ex-girlfriend Ericka Lee has come forward with a lawsuit against the Grammy-nominated performer for not getting compensated after contributing to his "Marvin's Room" summer anthem.

Continue reading Drake's Ex-Wifey Wants Money To Blow, Sues Drizzy Over "Marvin's Room".

Mannie Fresh Hints At G.O.O.D. Music Deal, "I'm Kind Of Funny About Signing W/ People"

February 3, 2012 2:28 PM

Former Cash Money Records producer Mannie Fresh is not only going to contribute to rap star Kanye West's upcoming G.O.O.D. Music compilation album but he is now hinting at a possible label move.

Continue reading Mannie Fresh Hints At G.O.O.D. Music Deal, "I'm Kind Of Funny About Signing W/ People".

Drake Bows Down To Kobe's Rich Ex, Super Bowl Mania Infects Hip-Hop, Amber Rose Crushes Every Doggy's Nuts

February 3, 2012 12:15 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, we give Drake a few moments to apologize to Kobe Bryant's now-beyond-rich ex-wife Vanessa Bryant, see why your favorite rapper is checking in on Super Bowl XLVI, try to breathe as Amber Rose crushes every doggy's manhood and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Drake Bows Down To Kobe's Rich Ex, Super Bowl Mania Infects Hip-Hop, Amber Rose Crushes Every Doggy's Nuts.

Shannon Saint Clair: "A New York Giants Player's Wife Just Ordered A Game Day Bracelet"

February 3, 2012 12:00 PM

[With fans getting decked out in Super Bowl gear heading into the weekend, jewelry designer Shannon Saint Clair gives you 5 reasons to peep her line of bracelets, necklaces and more.]

Continue reading Shannon Saint Clair: "A New York Giants Player's Wife Just Ordered A Game Day Bracelet".

2 Chainz Reveals Rejected Lil Wayne Offer, "I Was One Of The First People Invited To Young Money"

February 3, 2012 11:31 AM

Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz continues to make headlines this week after now revealing he was offered an opportunity to join the same label made home to rap stars Drake and Nicki Minaj.

Continue reading 2 Chainz Reveals Rejected Lil Wayne Offer, "I Was One Of The First People Invited To Young Money".

"We're Doing All Kinds Of Crazy Things Like Eating People, Killing People" [Video]

February 3, 2012 11:21 AM

After images from Kreayshawn and 2 Chainz's "Murder" photo shoot hit the Internet, behind-the-scenes footage of the rap duo has now landed online.

Continue reading "We're Doing All Kinds Of Crazy Things Like Eating People, Killing People" [Video].

Willow Smith Goes Bald, Shows Off New Shaved Head

February 3, 2012 11:00 AM

Roc Nation protege Willow Smith is showing off a new bald look in 2012 and will not be whipping her hair back and forth as seen in a slew of recently released photos.

Continue reading Willow Smith Goes Bald, Shows Off New Shaved Head.

Nas Gets Nasty Late At Night, Reps Super Bowl-Bound NFL Team [Video]

February 3, 2012 9:11 AM

Rap veteran Nas showed off his loyalty toward the Super Bowl-bound New York Giants last night (February 2) during a performance of his "Nasty" hit record on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon."

Continue reading Nas Gets Nasty Late At Night, Reps Super Bowl-Bound NFL Team [Video].

"Chronicle"

February 3, 2012 9:00 AM

Movie fans looking for a little action and carnage are invited to kick off the new month in high gear as the alternative superhero movie Chronicle forces its way into theaters today.

Continue reading "Chronicle".

J. Cole Prepared For Nicki Minaj Grammy Showdown, "Anything Is Possible"

February 3, 2012 8:43 AM

Roc Nation rapper J. Cole has opened up on going for Grammy gold this month and how much pressure he feels facing off with artists like Nicki Minaj for "Best New Artist."

Continue reading J. Cole Prepared For Nicki Minaj Grammy Showdown, "Anything Is Possible".

Drake Grabs Big Booty Dancer For Tour Promo + Kanye West to shoot film in the Middle East?

February 3, 2012 8:00 AM

Kanye West is looking to make 2012 another stellar year, apparently. Besides the G.O.O.D Music compilation set to drop in a few months and rumors of a new solo album, Mr. West has reportedly been in talks to shoot a short film in the Middle East. Cool story.

Continue reading Drake Grabs Big Booty Dancer For Tour Promo + Kanye West to shoot film in the Middle East?.

"His Flow Is Ridiculous. It's Almost Like He Didn't Take A Breath"

February 3, 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 Mike Schreiber shot out his picks earlier this week, poet/rapper Mums spits out his fave five.]

Continue reading "His Flow Is Ridiculous. It's Almost Like He Didn't Take A Breath".

Photo of the Day: Jim Jones Balls So Hard At Night

February 3, 2012 12:00 AM

On My Block: Dipset's Jim Jones rides the wave through his local streets.

Photo taken from Jim Jones' Twitter

Bow Wow Gets That Ol' Thing Back, "I Ain't Feel This Good About A Single In A Long Time"

February 2, 2012 9:07 PM

Just a day after Cash Money Records' Bow Wow unleashed the tracklisting for Underrated, the rapper has now promised his upcoming "Right Now" single is a must-hear.

Continue reading Bow Wow Gets That Ol' Thing Back, "I Ain't Feel This Good About A Single In A Long Time".

2 Chainz Says Smarten Up, "You A Smart Motherf*cker, So I'm Not Gonna Give You All The Info"

February 2, 2012 8:41 PM

With his Def Jam record deal buzz simmering down, Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz is now focused on what the future has to offer including another big announcement.

Continue reading 2 Chainz Says Smarten Up, "You A Smart Motherf*cker, So I'm Not Gonna Give You All The Info".

The King Goes Down Under, "T.I.'s Gonna Be Helping Me, Kind Of Executive Producing"

February 2, 2012 6:52 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. is going to lend his help to rap newcomer Iggy Azalea with her forthcoming new album although the "King of the South" will have more of a behind-the-scenes role.

Continue reading The King Goes Down Under, "T.I.'s Gonna Be Helping Me, Kind Of Executive Producing".

Lil Wayne On Latest Skateboarding Injury, "It Hurts Like Hell"

February 2, 2012 4:42 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has opened up on rocking an arm sling recently and admitted the injury was the result of a skakeboarding activity gone wrong.

Continue reading Lil Wayne On Latest Skateboarding Injury, "It Hurts Like Hell".

Nicki Minaj Says She Won't Be Bringing Home Grammy Gold, "I Really Don't Think I'm Going To Win Anything" [Video]

February 2, 2012 4:07 PM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj has opened up on the importance of holding it down at this month's Grammy Awards ceremony and why despite her recent success, she does not feel confident in winning any trophies.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Says She Won't Be Bringing Home Grammy Gold, "I Really Don't Think I'm Going To Win Anything" [Video].

Nipsey Hussle Speaks On Rick Ross, Maybach Music Group Signing Rumors

February 2, 2012 3:51 PM

West Coast rapper Nipsey Hussle has stepped forward to clear up rumors and speculation claiming he is in talks of inking a deal with rap star Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group.

Continue reading Nipsey Hussle Speaks On Rick Ross, Maybach Music Group Signing Rumors.

Eminem's "Recovery" LP Pushes Another Milli, Certified 4x Platinum

February 2, 2012 1:27 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem continues to sell units even when not on a promotional run with new reports claiming his 2010 summer album, Recovery, has been certified four times platinum.

Continue reading Eminem's "Recovery" LP Pushes Another Milli, Certified 4x Platinum.

Aim High/Stuntin' Puma Tees: "You're Wearing Our Messages Instead Of Just Listening To Them"

February 2, 2012 12:15 PM

[With the winter weather feeling more like spring as of late, rapper Nefew is giving you his Top 5 reasons why you should consider copping his Aim High/Stuntin' Puma brand t-shirts.]

Continue reading Aim High/Stuntin' Puma Tees: "You're Wearing Our Messages Instead Of Just Listening To Them".

Dr. Dre Laces Rick Ross W/ $100,000 B-Day Gift [Video]

February 2, 2012 9:02 AM

Maybach Music Group boss Rick Ross not only got Dr. Dre to come celebrate his 36th birthday last weekend but new reports show the Doc laced him with a $100,000 present.

Continue reading Dr. Dre Laces Rick Ross W/ $100,000 B-Day Gift [Video].

Eminem Slapped With $9M Lawsuit + Baby Number 7 for T.I. & Tiny?!?

February 2, 2012 8:25 AM

In today's Black History Moment, let's induct T.I. into the Black Hall of Fame. Not since The Cosby Show's Cliff Huxtable has a black man had so many kids and stuck around to raise 'em. T.I., today we honor you with a 21 gun salute.

Continue reading Eminem Slapped With $9M Lawsuit + Baby Number 7 for T.I. & Tiny?!?.

"One Thing People May Not Know Is I've Been Working W/ Kanye West For The Past Year"

February 2, 2012 8:19 AM

Newly signed Def Jam artist 2 Chainz has revealed his steady grind over the past year has been quietly supported by Grammy-winning rap star and fellow labelmate Kanye West.

Continue reading "One Thing People May Not Know Is I've Been Working W/ Kanye West For The Past Year".

Bow Wow Explains Ditching 'Red Tails' Movie Role

February 2, 2012 8:03 AM

Cash Money Records rapper Bow Wow recently revealed getting offered a movie role in the new Red Tails flick and explained why he ultimately did not get involved with the George Lucas-produced project.

Continue reading Bow Wow Explains Ditching 'Red Tails' Movie Role.

Machine Gun Kelly Vows To Remain A Bad Boy, "Rules Were Meant To Be Broken"

February 2, 2012 7:48 AM

Bad Boy Records' Machine Gun Kelly plans to live up to his record label's name after recently discussing plans to break the rules on his joint tour with Midwest rap veteran Tech N9ne.

Continue reading Machine Gun Kelly Vows To Remain A Bad Boy, "Rules Were Meant To Be Broken".

"He Might Wind Up Being The Dopest Emcee In A Tribe Called Quest"

February 2, 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 Jarobi gave Black Thought the title earlier this week, Evitan's Dres names his sidekick SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He Might Wind Up Being The Dopest Emcee In A Tribe Called Quest".

Photo of the Day: Fabolous Kicks It W/ Nigerian Army

February 2, 2012 12:00 AM

Salute Me: Brooklyn rap star Fabolous rubs elbows with some Nigerian soldiers.

Photo taken from Fabolous' Twitter

Lil Wayne Makes Justin Bieber's Wish Come True

February 1, 2012 11:40 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne finally made pop star Justin Bieber's dream come true after hooking up with him for a speculated studio session.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Makes Justin Bieber's Wish Come True.

Ja Rule Calls Jail Amazing, "You Don't Meet Guys Like This Every Day"

February 1, 2012 11:17 PM

Incarcerated rapper Ja Rule has provided fans with an update on life behind bars as he serves out two years on a gun possession conviction and, coincidentally, has described the experience as pleasant.

Continue reading Ja Rule Calls Jail Amazing, "You Don't Meet Guys Like This Every Day".

Rick Ross Addresses Maybach Whips Getting Discontinued, "It Makes The Brand Even More Exclusive Now"

February 1, 2012 11:02 PM

Def Jam rap star Rick Ross recently opened up on Mercedes-Benz deciding to put an axe to its luxury Maybach vehicle line and how he is looking at the positive side of its discontinuation.

Continue reading Rick Ross Addresses Maybach Whips Getting Discontinued, "It Makes The Brand Even More Exclusive Now".

Elephant Man Arrested For Being A Rude Boy, Named In Sexual Assault & Rape Case

February 1, 2012 4:50 PM

Reggae star Elephant Man is making headlines this week after getting arrested a few days ago on a sexual assault and suspicion of rape charge.

Continue reading Elephant Man Arrested For Being A Rude Boy, Named In Sexual Assault & Rape Case.

Drake Ready To Get Suited Up, Green-Lighted For Grammy Awards

February 1, 2012 3:32 PM

Young Money rapper Drake is slated to join labelmate Nicki Minaj later this month as a presenter at the upcoming 54th Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.

Continue reading Drake Ready To Get Suited Up, Green-Lighted For Grammy Awards.

Nicki Minaj's Concert Demands Exposed, Rapper Needs Thigh-less Chicken Wings

February 1, 2012 3:16 PM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj is not likely to join a veggie-only diet any time soon as the rapper's backstage concert demands have emerged online showing she requires spicy fried chicken amongst other luxurious items.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj's Concert Demands Exposed, Rapper Needs Thigh-less Chicken Wings.

Wiz Khalifa Says He's Putting On For His City, "Philly Is More East Coast Than Pittsburgh"

February 1, 2012 2:45 PM

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa recently opened up about putting on for his hometown hip-hop scene and how his recent success is paving the way for newcomers.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Says He's Putting On For His City, "Philly Is More East Coast Than Pittsburgh".

Bow Wow Unleashes His 'Underrated' All-Star Line-Up

February 1, 2012 2:16 PM

While fans continue to wait for rapper Bow Wow's delayed Cash Money Records Underrated debut to hit store shelves, he has now provided the official tracklisting, showing features from Busta Rhymes, Wiz Khalifa and Lil Wayne.

Continue reading Bow Wow Unleashes His 'Underrated' All-Star Line-Up.

Seal & Drake Lead The Way, Young Jeezy Loses Top 10 Status, K'Naan Invades The Chart

February 1, 2012 12:39 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Seal and Drake lead the pack, Young Jeezy loses his spot in the Top 10 and rapper K'Naan invades the chart.

Continue reading Seal & Drake Lead The Way, Young Jeezy Loses Top 10 Status, K'Naan Invades The Chart.

"Go To Work": "Whether You're A Janitor Or President Obama, Everybody Can Relate..."

February 1, 2012 11:59 AM

[With former Dirty Money singer Kaleena's "Go to Work" record buzzing nationwide, producer First Born gives you his Top 5 reasons to dig in your pockets and support the post-Diddy anthem.]

Continue reading "Go To Work": "Whether You're A Janitor Or President Obama, Everybody Can Relate...".

Diddy Breaks Silence On TV Takeover, "That's Something That Kinda Leaked To The Press"

February 1, 2012 11:50 AM

Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy cannot stay mum any longer and has finallly broken his silence on an upcoming television venture which would allow him to own a music-themed cable network.

Continue reading Diddy Breaks Silence On TV Takeover, "That's Something That Kinda Leaked To The Press".

Love, Peace, Soul: Don Cornelius Dead At 75

February 1, 2012 10:13 AM

Entertainment legend and Soul Train creator Don Cornelius was found dead in early Wednesday (February 1) morning, in what is being reported as a suicide.

Continue reading Love, Peace, Soul: Don Cornelius Dead At 75.

Pill Makes Sky High NBA Finals Bet, "I'm Willing To Put Up $50K For Anybody Who Want It"

February 1, 2012 9:07 AM

Southern rapper Pill is so confident in his hometown Atlanta Hawks not only making it to the NBA playoffs but to the Finals, he is willing to bet $50,000 on it.

Continue reading Pill Makes Sky High NBA Finals Bet, "I'm Willing To Put Up $50K For Anybody Who Want It".

Rick Ross Still Amazed Over Dr. Dre Hook-Up, "That's Maybe My Biggest Influence In The Game"

February 1, 2012 8:46 AM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross has confirmed recent hints and speculation of his time with renowned producer Dr. Dre plus what knowledge the former N.W.A. member has offered him.

Continue reading Rick Ross Still Amazed Over Dr. Dre Hook-Up, "That's Maybe My Biggest Influence In The Game".

Rapper's Shooting Caught On Tape + BET Bans Nicki Minaj Video?!

February 1, 2012 8:30 AM

Happy Black History Month. We're actually having a party today: Got my Teddy Pendergrass mixtape blaring and a pinata filled with Flaming Hot Cheetos on deck. You know, boss supervisor sh*t Today in Black History, we honor Usher Raymond and Akon Damarablhakjhoa (sp?), who not only found two white girls and turned them into the biggest male pop stars of all time, but did it with class and style. We salute you.

Continue reading Rapper's Shooting Caught On Tape + BET Bans Nicki Minaj Video?!.

"She Could Hold Her Own W/ Anybody"

February 1, 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 David Rousseau named his top five last week, renowned hip-hop photographer Mike Schreiber shoots out his picks.]

Continue reading "She Could Hold Her Own W/ Anybody".

Photo of the Day: Pill Checks His MacBook's Heartbeat

February 1, 2012 12:00 AM

Phone Home: Atlanta rapper Pill listens closely to the sounds of a laptop.

Be sure to check out Pill's "New Clothes, New Shoes" Singled Out feature!

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