March 2012 Archives

UPDATE: Police In Possession Of Cocaine Recovered From Whitney Houston's Hotel Room

March 31, 2012 8:43 PM

Over a month after the tragic passing of iconic singer Whitney Houston, new reports claim cocaine was present in her Beverly Hills hotel room and recovered by police.

Continue reading UPDATE: Police In Possession Of Cocaine Recovered From Whitney Houston's Hotel Room.

Nas Opens Up On Jay-Z Relationship, Reaction To Blue Ivy Carter

March 31, 2012 8:32 PM

Rap veteran Nas appeared on "106 & Park" Friday (March 30) evening and discussed just how close of a bond he shares with one-time rap nemesis Jay-Z.

Continue reading Nas Opens Up On Jay-Z Relationship, Reaction To Blue Ivy Carter.

Nicki Minaj Promises Hot Pink Bikini Video Coming Soon, "It's Probably Going To Be My Best One Yet"

March 31, 2012 8:17 PM

A couple weeks after making the Internet drool with photos from her "Starships" music video set leaking, Young Money's Nicki Minaj has promised the visual will live up to its hype.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Promises Hot Pink Bikini Video Coming Soon, "It's Probably Going To Be My Best One Yet".

DJ Drama Says Don't Censor Him, "When It Comes To Mixtapes, There's Supposed To Be A Deejay Involved" [Video]

March 31, 2012 8:06 PM

Atlanta's DJ Drama recently spoke out on rappers who use the services of deejays for underground efforts and said their decision to later put out deejay-free versions of their mixtapes strikes a nerve with him.

Continue reading DJ Drama Says Don't Censor Him, "When It Comes To Mixtapes, There's Supposed To Be A Deejay Involved" [Video].

Silkk The Shocker Co-Signs Mystikal's Cash Money Deal Despite Baby/Master P Feud, "I Never Thought It Was A Problem"

March 31, 2012 7:42 PM

No Limit Records' Silkk the Shocker has offered his take on former labelmate Mystikal making Cash Money his new home despite a past rift between Master P and Birdman.

Continue reading Silkk The Shocker Co-Signs Mystikal's Cash Money Deal Despite Baby/Master P Feud, "I Never Thought It Was A Problem".

Precious Paris Rides For 50 Cent, "It's Just G-Unit Reinvented. Just Bring That Whole Feeling Back Of '02"

March 31, 2012 10:53 AM

G-Unit's Precious Paris recently opened up on 50 Cent's plans to revive his brand, with a specific interest in bringing back a vintage early 2000's feel.

Continue reading Precious Paris Rides For 50 Cent, "It's Just G-Unit Reinvented. Just Bring That Whole Feeling Back Of '02".

Joe Budden's NYC Arrest Over $75 Ticket, Says Rep

March 31, 2012 10:45 AM

After Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden said his New York City arrest earlier this week was in relation to a parking violation, a rep has come forward and revealed the fine was for less than $100.

Continue reading Joe Budden's NYC Arrest Over $75 Ticket, Says Rep.

Beanie Sigel Reveals Post-Def Jam/Roc-A-Fella Deal, "I've Been Approached By Everybody From Everywhere"

March 31, 2012 10:38 AM

Former Roc-A-Fella Records rapper Beanie Sigel has announced his latest post-Def Jam move, revealing a new association with burgeoning record company EMI Music.

Continue reading Beanie Sigel Reveals Post-Def Jam/Roc-A-Fella Deal, "I've Been Approached By Everybody From Everywhere".

Drake Finally Breaks Silence On "Marvin's Room" Lawsuit, "There's A Middle Finger For Her Every Night" [Video]

March 31, 2012 10:20 AM

Young Money's Drake has finally broken his silence on a publicized "Marvin's Room" lawsuit filed by an alleged ex-girlfriend and said he has handled the matter in a professional manner up to recently.

Continue reading Drake Finally Breaks Silence On "Marvin's Room" Lawsuit, "There's A Middle Finger For Her Every Night" [Video].

Ace Hood Discusses Daughter's Death, "I Know God Does Everything For A Reason"

March 31, 2012 9:56 AM

Miami rapper Ace Hood has confirmed speculation surrounding the death of his daughter as heard on his "Hallucinations" record off the new Starvation mixtape.

Continue reading Ace Hood Discusses Daughter's Death, "I Know God Does Everything For A Reason".

Photo of the Day: Young Jeezy Goes Paper Chasing

March 31, 2012 12:00 AM

Paper Chaser: Atlanta's Young Jeezy finds his true thug motivation.

Photo taken from Young Jeezy's Twitter

Lil B Ready To Fill Domes At NYU, "I Got Swag Like Sexton"

March 30, 2012 9:55 PM

After recently announcing plans to invade New York University next month for an open lecture, West Coast rapper Lil B has provided details on how the opportunity came together.

Continue reading Lil B Ready To Fill Domes At NYU, "I Got Swag Like Sexton".

UPDATE: Joe Budden Explains NYC Arrest, "That's Where They Decided To Catch Me" [Video]

March 30, 2012 9:32 PM

Less than 24 hours after Joe Budden was arrested prior to a Slaughterhouse concert, the New Jersey rapper has stepped forward to explain last night's no-show.

Continue reading UPDATE: Joe Budden Explains NYC Arrest, "That's Where They Decided To Catch Me" [Video].

SOHH March Madness: "T.I. Is A Good Leader. He Named Himself 'King Of The South' & Nobody Else Named Him That"

March 30, 2012 4:10 PM

[Starting 5: With the annual NCAA March Madness tournament in full swing, SOHH asks your favorite hip-hop artists to name their rap-based starting five team line-ups. To bring things to a close, today Atlanta singer/producer Sleepy Brown brings out his Hard in the Paint crew.]

Continue reading SOHH March Madness: "T.I. Is A Good Leader. He Named Himself 'King Of The South' & Nobody Else Named Him That".

Diggy Simmons Addresses Low "Unexpected Arrival" First-Week Sales [Video]

March 30, 2012 4:00 PM

Rap newcomer Diggy Simmons has stepped up to denounce the perception of low first-week sales of his new Unexpected Arrival debut hurting his career and said his future is nothing less than promising.

Continue reading Diggy Simmons Addresses Low "Unexpected Arrival" First-Week Sales [Video].

Prodigy & Killer Mike Address Trayvon Martin Shooting, "He Was Killed By A Terrorist"

March 30, 2012 3:00 PM

Mobb Deep's Prodigy and Killer Mike are the latest hip-hop artists to shed their opinion on the Travyon Martin tragedy and demand justice over the fatal Florida shooting.

Continue reading Prodigy & Killer Mike Address Trayvon Martin Shooting, "He Was Killed By A Terrorist".

"The Monster Fights Occur At Regular 10-Minute Intervals"

March 30, 2012 2:30 PM

The Gods are angry: Again. The follow up to the 2010 remake Clash of The Titans descends into theaters today, as the human race takes a stab at celestial beings with Wrath of the Titans.

Continue reading "The Monster Fights Occur At Regular 10-Minute Intervals".

"I [Wound] Up Paying More Money To Baby Mommas Than What Some Of My Rap Brothers & Sistren Make"

March 30, 2012 2:30 PM

Rap veteran Nas recently opened up on his publicized child support money woes and just how much of an impact the divorce from R&B singer Kelis had on his wallet.

Continue reading "I [Wound] Up Paying More Money To Baby Mommas Than What Some Of My Rap Brothers & Sistren Make".

"It's Really About Me Starving For Respect In The Music Industry"

March 30, 2012 1:30 PM

[In light of today's Starvation mixtape release, DJ Khaled protege Ace Hood breaks down the science behind his long-awaited new project.]

Continue reading "It's Really About Me Starving For Respect In The Music Industry".

Big Sean Laughs Off Luda-crous Feud, "I Don't Really Care About Ludacris In Any Way"

March 30, 2012 12:45 PM

After getting targeted by Ludacris a few months ago courtesy of the subliminal "Bada Boom" diss track, G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean assures fans he is still unfazed and unwilling to engage in a rap feud.

Continue reading Big Sean Laughs Off Luda-crous Feud, "I Don't Really Care About Ludacris In Any Way".

Nas Can't Get Enough Dead Presidents, Baby Names The Best Female Rapper Alive, First Lady Of Grand Hustle, Hustles!

March 30, 2012 12:15 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we're gonna consider just how big of a problem Nas is having with those pesky dead presidents, hear Baby whine about his pick for the best female rapper alive, give props to Iggy Azalea for grand hustlin' on every doggy and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Nas Can't Get Enough Dead Presidents, Baby Names The Best Female Rapper Alive, First Lady Of Grand Hustle, Hustles!.

Beanie Sigel Says Guess Who's Bizzack, Links W/ Houston Rap Legend

March 30, 2012 11:20 AM

Fans awaiting new music from former Roc-A-Fellas Records artist Beanie Sigel and Houston legend Scarface have reason to get excited as both hip-hop heavyweights have united for a joint effort.

Continue reading Beanie Sigel Says Guess Who's Bizzack, Links W/ Houston Rap Legend.

Nicki Minaj's "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded" Out Now: Sophomore LP Suffers Early Leak!

March 30, 2012 10:35 AM

Just days before her new Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded sophomore album hits newsstands, rapper Nicki Minaj's new LP has begun circulating online courtesy of a widespread leak.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj's "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded" Out Now: Sophomore LP Suffers Early Leak!.

Eazy E's Grave Littered W/ Beer Bottles & Blunts, Says Lil Eazy E

March 30, 2012 9:12 AM

Days after the anniversary of Eazy E's passing, his son has now come forward to reveal how mistreated the late rap icon's grave site has been.

Continue reading Eazy E's Grave Littered W/ Beer Bottles & Blunts, Says Lil Eazy E.

Birdman Talks Lil Wayne Retirement + Joe Budden Arrested In NYC?!?

March 30, 2012 9:04 AM

Pay your tickets, people. You think in this crumbling economy, one-time won't haul your a** to jail over some overdue traffic violations? Well think again, because no one, not even rappers are safe from the long arm of the law.

Continue reading Birdman Talks Lil Wayne Retirement + Joe Budden Arrested In NYC?!?.

Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden Arrested In NYC, "Chanting For Him Ain't Gonna Get Him Outta Jail"

March 30, 2012 8:30 AM

Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden left fans shouting his name at a concert last night (March 29) after getting arrested hours prior on a traffic violation warrant in New York City.

Continue reading Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden Arrested In NYC, "Chanting For Him Ain't Gonna Get Him Outta Jail".

Beautiful/Decay: "We've Never Taken The Easy Way Out To Make A Buck"

March 30, 2012 12:05 AM

[With pop culture crazes barely enjoying an overnight lifespan these days, Beautiful/Decay founder Amir H. Fallah gives you five reasons to check out his street-art publication.]

Continue reading Beautiful/Decay: "We've Never Taken The Easy Way Out To Make A Buck".

"He Doesn't Bend To Please The World"

March 30, 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 Megan Rondeau dished out her fave five, Hoodlife Cyphas CEO Terrell Blair names his top picks.]

Continue reading "He Doesn't Bend To Please The World".

Photo of the Day: Rick Ross Gets Shaped Up In Norway

March 30, 2012 12:00 AM

Clean Cuts: Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross gets lined up in Norway.

Photo taken from Rick Ross' Twitter

Saigon Ready To Bounce Back, Announces "Greatest Story Never Told" Follow-Up

March 29, 2012 11:33 PM

New York rapper Saigon is ready to invade store shelves once again by announcing plans to drop a sophomore studio album later this year.

Continue reading Saigon Ready To Bounce Back, Announces "Greatest Story Never Told" Follow-Up.

Rick Ross Defeats The 'Real' Rick Ross, "I Got Hit In The Stomach Today, I Feel Sh*tty"

March 29, 2012 11:18 PM

Maybach Music Group Rick Ross may continue to reap the benefits associated to his rap alias as the biggest "Boss" has won a case filed against him by former drug kingpin Freeway Ricky Ross.

Continue reading Rick Ross Defeats The 'Real' Rick Ross, "I Got Hit In The Stomach Today, I Feel Sh*tty".

Birdman Flies Away From Jay-Z Diss, "I Was Like, 'Wow, F*ck, What Do You Mean 'Baby Money?'"

March 29, 2012 5:20 PM

Cash Money Records' Birdman has opened up on getting called out by Jay-Z a couple years ago courtesy of his infamous "Baby Money" line and said their issues never escalated.

Continue reading Birdman Flies Away From Jay-Z Diss, "I Was Like, 'Wow, F*ck, What Do You Mean 'Baby Money?'".

No Malice Tells Pusha T To Back Off Drake, "Stop Picking On [Him]"

March 29, 2012 5:12 PM

The Clipse's No Malice has stepped up to reveal his co-sign of Young Money star Drake and ask his brother, Pusha T, to fall back from jabbing the rapping crooner.

Continue reading No Malice Tells Pusha T To Back Off Drake, "Stop Picking On [Him]".

Nas Promises To Address $6 Million Tax Woes, "My Side Of The Story Is..."

March 29, 2012 4:35 PM

Rap veteran Nas has remained mum after making headlines for owing millions of dollars in back taxes, however, the QB artist has promised to address the monetary matter on his upcoming LP- Life is Good.

Continue reading Nas Promises To Address $6 Million Tax Woes, "My Side Of The Story Is...".

Diddy Says Step Your Toe Game Up, Bans Celebrities' Kicks & Heels From Mansion

March 29, 2012 1:55 PM

Bad Boy Records' Diddy is living by the rule of no man or woman should be treated unfairly by banning all celebrities' shoes and high heels from entering his Miami mansion.

Continue reading Diddy Says Step Your Toe Game Up, Bans Celebrities' Kicks & Heels From Mansion.

Lil B Brings His Based God Wit To The Big Apple, "This Is Going To Be Historical"

March 29, 2012 1:10 PM

New York University students are expected to be in for a surprise in the coming weeks as reports clalim West Coast rapper Lil B will hold a lecture at the storied institution next month.

Continue reading Lil B Brings His Based God Wit To The Big Apple, "This Is Going To Be Historical".

SOHH March Madness: "I've Gotta Put Jay-Z On The Team. He Can Go Up Against Anybody"

March 29, 2012 12:45 PM

[Starting 5: With the annual NCAA March Madness tournament in full swing, SOHH asks your favorite hip-hop artists to name their rap-based starting five team line-ups. Today, 112's Q. Parker unleases his Lions.]

Continue reading SOHH March Madness: "I've Gotta Put Jay-Z On The Team. He Can Go Up Against Anybody".

50 Cent Says DJ Pauly D's Project Comparable To "Jersey Shore"

March 29, 2012 12:00 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has offered his take on DJ Pauly D branching out with his own reality television show and what his overall impact will be on society.

Continue reading 50 Cent Says DJ Pauly D's Project Comparable To "Jersey Shore".

Clay Aiken Disses Rihanna + Snoop Dogg To Drop Reggae Album?!

March 29, 2012 10:37 AM

Remember Clay Aiken -- the formerly soft-spoken North Carolina girly-man than got bested Ruben Studdard in the second season of American Idol?

Continue reading Clay Aiken Disses Rihanna + Snoop Dogg To Drop Reggae Album?!.

Nas Says Destiny Led Him To Young Money's Tyga

March 29, 2012 9:49 AM

Rap veteran Nas discussed how his unexpected "Kings & Queens" collaboration alongside Young Money's Tyga came about this week, giving full credit to his teenage daughter Destiny.

Continue reading Nas Says Destiny Led Him To Young Money's Tyga.

Rihanna Swallows Up Latest Dating Gossip, Confronts Ashton Kutcher Jumpoff Rumor

March 29, 2012 9:45 AM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna has stepped forward to kill rumors and speculation suggesting she is romancing it up with Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher.

Continue reading Rihanna Swallows Up Latest Dating Gossip, Confronts Ashton Kutcher Jumpoff Rumor.

50 Cent Finds Himself Getting Into Some Drama

March 29, 2012 9:36 AM

G-Unit's 50 Cent has announced plans to link up with the one and only DJ Drama to take part in his first-ever Gangsta Grillz mixtape

Continue reading 50 Cent Finds Himself Getting Into Some Drama.

Drake Gives His Best Lil Wayne Impersonation, "That's My Idol, So I Know Everything" [Video]

March 29, 2012 9:19 AM

Young Money star Drake showed off his wide range of acting skills recently by turning into hip-hop mentor Lil Wayne, admitting he has a knack for impersonations.

Continue reading Drake Gives His Best Lil Wayne Impersonation, "That's My Idol, So I Know Everything" [Video].

Eminem & Justin Bieber Caught In-Between $300K Korean Concert War

March 29, 2012 9:02 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem and pop sensation Justin Bieber are making headlines this week with reports claiming they have been named in a legal war centering on a nixed 2010 concert.

Continue reading Eminem & Justin Bieber Caught In-Between $300K Korean Concert War.

Reality Fighters: "Deliver Enough Punishment To Your Opponent & You Can Even Smash Them Into The Screen"

March 29, 2012 12:05 AM

[With the new Reality Fighters video game finally on store shelves, the Playstation Vita team behind its release offer up five reasons this is a must-have.]

Continue reading Reality Fighters: "Deliver Enough Punishment To Your Opponent & You Can Even Smash Them Into The Screen".

"He's One Of The Dopest In The Game If Not 'The' Best Lyricist"

March 29, 2012 12:05 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Ben J gave Game the title earlier this week, New Boyz's Legacy crowns Lupe Fiasco SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He's One Of The Dopest In The Game If Not 'The' Best Lyricist".

Photo of the Day: Sleepy Brown & Big Boi Kick Back In The Club

March 29, 2012 12:00 AM

Men In Black: OutKast affiliate Sleepy Brown and Boi Boi enjoy the ATL-ien life.

Be sure to check out Sleepy Brown's "We Run The Night" Singled Out feature!

"I Never Thought You Could Just Kill Somebody & Get Out The Same Night" [Audio]

March 28, 2012 10:26 PM

The outpouring of hip-hop support for slain 17 year-old teenager Trayvon Martin continues to spread as heard on Florida rapper Plies' new "We Are Trayvon" tribute track.

Continue reading "I Never Thought You Could Just Kill Somebody & Get Out The Same Night" [Audio].

UPDATE: Bobby Brown Gets More Bad News, Charged In DUI Case

March 28, 2012 10:14 PM

Less than 48 hours after R&B veteran Bobby Brown made headlines for an arrest in Los Angeles, new reports claim he has officially been slapped with multiple misdemeanor charges.

Continue reading UPDATE: Bobby Brown Gets More Bad News, Charged In DUI Case.

Wiz Khalifa Says You Know What It Is, Cashes In W/ $900,000 Crib

March 28, 2012 5:34 PM

Rap star Wiz Khalifa's resume may be blowing up internationally, however, the "Black & Yellow" hitmaker has not forgotten his roots by purchasing a luxury mansion outside his Pittsburgh hometown.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Says You Know What It Is, Cashes In W/ $900,000 Crib .

Nas Breaks Silence On Concert Promoter Kidnapping, "It Seemed Like He Was In Grave Danger Out There" [Video]

March 28, 2012 5:00 PM

Rap veteran Nas has finally broke his silence on being linked to a concert promoter getting kidnapped earlier this year over a no-show for a New Year's event in Africa.

Continue reading Nas Breaks Silence On Concert Promoter Kidnapping, "It Seemed Like He Was In Grave Danger Out There" [Video].

50 Cent Snags Famous Celeb For SK Campaign, Actress Coins Herself "34 Cent" [Video]

March 28, 2012 4:45 PM

50 Cent's fight to spark global hunger awareness is far from over as the G-Unit leader has enlisted the help of famous tv-personality, Joan Rivers, for his Street King energy shot campaign.

Continue reading 50 Cent Snags Famous Celeb For SK Campaign, Actress Coins Herself "34 Cent" [Video].

Ne-Yo Speaks On Collaborating With Kanye West: "I Love His Artistry & Originality. I Love The Fact He Takes [His] Time"

March 28, 2012 4:00 PM

Coming off the success of his Red Tails blockbuster flick and the launch of his Malibu Red liquor debut, R&B singer Ne-Yo recently kicked back with SOHH and spoke about his hip-hop upbringing as well as his wishlist of rap collaborations.

Continue reading Ne-Yo Speaks On Collaborating With Kanye West: "I Love His Artistry & Originality. I Love The Fact He Takes [His] Time" .

Prodigy & Havoc Co-Sign NY Knicks' "Mob Deep" Nickname

March 28, 2012 3:15 PM

With the New York Knicks recently getting coined "Mob Deep" over their extensive line-up of bench players, the real Mobb Deep's Prodigy and Havoc have come foward with their take on the nickname.

Continue reading Prodigy & Havoc Co-Sign NY Knicks' "Mob Deep" Nickname.

SOHH March Madness: "He Can Deal W/ Adversity & People Have Disliked Him For The Wrong Reasons"

March 28, 2012 1:55 PM

[Starting 5: With the annual NCAA March Madness tournament in full swing, SOHH asks your favorite hip-hop artists to name their rap-based starting five team line-ups. Today, New York rap veteran Freddie Foxxx brings out his Barwork Monsters.]

Continue reading SOHH March Madness: "He Can Deal W/ Adversity & People Have Disliked Him For The Wrong Reasons".

Nicki Minaj Relives 'Very, Very Strange' Madonna Moment, "I Literally Gasped"

March 28, 2012 1:00 PM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj has discussed hitting the set with pop icon Madonna for their "Give Me All Your Livin" music video and why the experience was so surreal.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Relives 'Very, Very Strange' Madonna Moment, "I Literally Gasped".

Odd Future Tape Up The Pack, Melanie Fiona Lives In Top 10, Diggy Simmons & Machine Gun Kelly Invade The Chart

March 28, 2012 12:15 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Odd Future lead the pack at No. 5, Melanie Fiona lives up to expectations in Top 10 and Diggy Simmons invades the Top 20.

Continue reading Odd Future Tape Up The Pack, Melanie Fiona Lives In Top 10, Diggy Simmons & Machine Gun Kelly Invade The Chart.

Curren$y Credits Dame Dash For Schooling Him, "I Soaked It All Up"

March 28, 2012 11:45 AM

Despite a nasty publicized $1.5 million lawsuit against one-time business affiliate Damon Dash, New Orleans rapper Curren$y recently credited Dame and other music moguls for schooling him to the game.

Continue reading Curren$y Credits Dame Dash For Schooling Him, "I Soaked It All Up".

Beanie Sigel Hearts Drizzy Drake, "I Bought His Album Like Three Times" [Video]

March 28, 2012 10:55 AM

Philadelphia rapper Beanie Sigel recently revealed his support for Young Money star Drake and admitted he has even gone as far as to purchase multiple copies of his records.

Continue reading Beanie Sigel Hearts Drizzy Drake, "I Bought His Album Like Three Times" [Video].

VIDEO: Scarface, Bun B Speak Out On Trayvon Shooting + Drake Spotted Rolling With Rihanna

March 28, 2012 10:31 AM

Spring time is officially here. Isn't this the season for love? Maybe. If so, maybe Drake might actually be getting another shot at R&B singer Rihanna

Continue reading VIDEO: Scarface, Bun B Speak Out On Trayvon Shooting + Drake Spotted Rolling With Rihanna.

Beanie Sigel Says Jay-Z Beef Faded To Black, "That's My Brother & Will Forever Be" [Video]

March 28, 2012 9:05 AM

Tensions between Philadelphia rapper Beanie Sigel and one-time affiliate Jay-Z are a thing of the past as the Broad Street Bully claims he is once again cool with Young Hov.

Continue reading Beanie Sigel Says Jay-Z Beef Faded To Black, "That's My Brother & Will Forever Be" [Video].

Game Screams Conspiracy Over Trayvon Martin Murder, "We As A People Have Always Been Targeted"

March 28, 2012 8:41 AM

West Coast rapper Game has offered his two cents in the headline-generating death of 17 year-old Trayvon Martin, citing the fatal shooting as proof of America's racial tensions reaching a boiling point.

Continue reading Game Screams Conspiracy Over Trayvon Martin Murder, "We As A People Have Always Been Targeted".

"The Kolexxxion": "I Took Tracks Other Well-Known Popular Emcees Didn't Want & Turned Them Into My Own Songs"

March 28, 2012 12:05 AM

[With their new The Kolexxxion joint album finally on store shelves, rap veteran Freddie Foxxx gives you five reasons to cop his DJ Premier-laced new LP.]

Continue reading "The Kolexxxion": "I Took Tracks Other Well-Known Popular Emcees Didn't Want & Turned Them Into My Own Songs".

"She Didn't Back Down To Anyone & Had A Strong Female Voice"

March 28, 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 Matt Diamond listed his top five choices, P.E.T.A.'s Megan Rondeau unwraps her fave picks.]

Continue reading "She Didn't Back Down To Anyone & Had A Strong Female Voice".

Photo of the Day: Jerry Wonda Shot Calls W/ French Montana

March 28, 2012 12:00 AM

Shot Callers: Grammy-winning producer Jerry Wonda kicks it with Bad Boy's French Montana.

Be sure to check out Jerry Wonda's Akon and French Montana-assisted "Hurt Somebody" Singled Out feature!

A$AP Rocky Referees Iggy Azalea/Azealia Banks Dispute, "Don't Pick On Her Because She's White. That's A Low Blow" [Video]

March 27, 2012 5:20 PM

Rap newcomer A$AP Rocky has come forward to defend alleged girlfriend Iggy Azalea in light of recent shots fired her way courtesy of fellow Harlem artist Azealia Banks.

Continue reading A$AP Rocky Referees Iggy Azalea/Azealia Banks Dispute, "Don't Pick On Her Because She's White. That's A Low Blow" [Video].

"For This Video, We Actually Went To Big K.R.I.T.'s Block"

March 27, 2012 4:45 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each week and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After OutKast affiliate, Sleepy Brown, undressed his new "We Run The Night," single, Mississippi spitter David Banner explains his new single which features Big K.R.I.T]

Continue reading "For This Video, We Actually Went To Big K.R.I.T.'s Block".

Dame Dash's Camp Tells Curren$y Stop Blowing Smoke, Addresses $1.5 Mil Lawsuit

March 27, 2012 4:27 PM

Former Roc-A-Fella Records co-owner Damon "Dame" Dash's camp has fired back at reports of one-time affiliate Curren$y taking legal action and filing a million dollar lawsuit against him over unauthorized music being sold.

Continue reading Dame Dash's Camp Tells Curren$y Stop Blowing Smoke, Addresses $1.5 Mil Lawsuit.

Azealia Banks Downplays Kanye West & Celebrity Co-Signs, "It's Cool But They're Just People"

March 27, 2012 4:00 PM

With the strong viral buzz built off her 2011 "212" anthem and with her new single "F-ck Up the Fun" making even more noise, rap newcomer Azealia Banks opens up on rubbing elbows with  hip-hop elite, in the latest issue of GQ magazine.

Continue reading Azealia Banks Downplays Kanye West & Celebrity Co-Signs, "It's Cool But They're Just People".

The Rise & Fall Of Mickey MauSe: Union Square

March 27, 2012 3:15 PM

[Mickey MauSe is a fictional character portrayed by Bronx rapper Mickey Factz. He transforms into a 1980's graffiti artist named 'MauSe', who rose from the streets and to the top. The other stars of that decade that he encounters include: Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Kenny Scharf, Fab Five Freddy and MauSe's, mentor- Andy Warhol. In SOHH's first entry chronicling the rise and fall of MauSe, we review his early years as a youth, developing his craft while occupying New York City's Union Square among the homeless.]

Continue reading The Rise & Fall Of Mickey MauSe: Union Square.

Fat Joe's "Joey Crack" Lil Wayne Tagging Sparking Awareness, Says Graffiti Expert

March 27, 2012 2:30 PM

In light of Fat Joe showing off his graffiti-tagging skills on Lil Wayne's crib earlier this month, SOHH reached out to graffiti expert Alan Ket for his take on hip-hop once again invading the mainstream.

Continue reading Fat Joe's "Joey Crack" Lil Wayne Tagging Sparking Awareness, Says Graffiti Expert.

E-40 Rides The Bay Wave Over Kreayshawn, "She's Doing Her Thing Out Here"

March 27, 2012 1:00 PM

West Coast rap veteran E-40 recently offered his take on fellow burgeoning Bay Area rapper Kreayshawn and spoke on her growing popularity, aside from her controversial ways.

Continue reading E-40 Rides The Bay Wave Over Kreayshawn, "She's Doing Her Thing Out Here".

"We Run The Night": "You Think Of The Night Time In Las Vegas"

March 27, 2012 12:15 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each week and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Jerry Wonda broke down Akon and French Montana's "Hurt Somebody" record, OutKast affiliate, Sleepy Brown, undresses his new "We Run The Night" single.]

Continue reading "We Run The Night": "You Think Of The Night Time In Las Vegas".

SOHH March Madness: "It Was A Time When Lil Wayne Carried The Whole Cash Money On His Back"

March 27, 2012 12:00 PM

[Starting 5: With the annual NCAA March Madness tournament in full swing, SOHH asks your favorite hip-hop artists to name their rap-based starting five team line-ups. Today, DJ Khaled protege Ace Hood lets loose his Greats.]

Continue reading SOHH March Madness: "It Was A Time When Lil Wayne Carried The Whole Cash Money On His Back".

"I Wouldn't Want To Date The Guy Version Of Me. If I Were A Man I'd Be A Womanizer"

March 27, 2012 11:00 AM

Grand Hustle rap newcomer Iggy Azalea speaks on what turns her on when it comes to men in the new issue of Complex magazine.

Continue reading "I Wouldn't Want To Date The Guy Version Of Me. If I Were A Man I'd Be A Womanizer".

50 Cent Still Gets Money, Defeats "Curtis" Lawsuit

March 27, 2012 10:15 AM

G-Unit leader, 50 Cent,  has reportedly won a court case in which the claimant accused him of illegally using the "I Get Money" instrumental five years ago.

Continue reading 50 Cent Still Gets Money, Defeats "Curtis" Lawsuit.

Iggy Azalea & T.I. Stop Teasing, Get Back To "Murda Bizness" [Audio]

March 27, 2012 9:29 AM

After teasing fans with a sneak peek over the weekend, rap newcomer Iggy Azalea and Grand Hustle head T.I. have unleashed their new "Murda Bizness" collaboration.

Continue reading Iggy Azalea & T.I. Stop Teasing, Get Back To "Murda Bizness" [Audio].

Roc-A-Fella Co-Founder Pleads Guilty To Drug Charges + Yelawolf Opens Up About Near Death Injury

March 27, 2012 9:14 AM

The Roc-A-Fella dynasty may be long gone, but two of its central figures, Dame Dash and Kareem "Biggs" Burke are back in the news.

Continue reading Roc-A-Fella Co-Founder Pleads Guilty To Drug Charges + Yelawolf Opens Up About Near Death Injury.

Whitney Houston's Ex-Husband Bobby Brown Arrested In Los Angeles

March 27, 2012 9:10 AM

The ex-husband of late singer Whitney Houston, Bobby Brown, was reportedly arrested yesterday (March 26) on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol.

Continue reading Whitney Houston's Ex-Husband Bobby Brown Arrested In Los Angeles.

"A Lot Of These N*ggas Are Just Rap N*ggas. That's The Difference Between Me & A Lot Of [Them]"

March 27, 2012 2:00 AM

Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz recently showed off his knowledge of fancy whips and explained why he is not your average automotive fanatic when it comes to pricey vehicles.

Continue reading "A Lot Of These N*ggas Are Just Rap N*ggas. That's The Difference Between Me & A Lot Of [Them]".

MLB 12 The Show: "You Can Take The Full MLB Experience On The Road Just Like The Players Do"

March 27, 2012 12:24 AM

[With baseball season just days away from starting back up, SCEA San Diego Studio designer Ramone Russell gives you his top five reasons to consider buying the new MLB 12 The Show.]

Continue reading MLB 12 The Show: "You Can Take The Full MLB Experience On The Road Just Like The Players Do".

Jay-Z Split Between Mark Sanchez & Tim Tebow, Gang Green Mania?

March 27, 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 Jay-Z Split Between Mark Sanchez & Tim Tebow, Gang Green Mania?.

"Hurt Somebody": "Akon & French Montana Bodies The Record"

March 27, 2012 12:05 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each week and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Planet Asia dissected his new "F*ck Rappers" record, Jerry Wonda breaks down Akon and French Montana's "Hurt Somebody" record.]

Continue reading "Hurt Somebody": "Akon & French Montana Bodies The Record".

"If He Can Stop Using So Many Different Artists In His Raps, He'd Be The Greatest"

March 27, 2012 12:05 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After rapper John Regan gave Copywrite the title last week, New Boyz's Ben J crowns Game SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "If He Can Stop Using So Many Different Artists In His Raps, He'd Be The Greatest".

Photo of the Day: Jay-Z Split Between Mark Sanchez & Tim Tebow?

March 27, 2012 12:00 AM

Tebow State of Mind: New York Jets' supporter Jay-Z shows fans love at Metlife Stadium.

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

Nicki Minaj & Madonna's Girl-On-Girl Kiss Finally Exposed [Video]

March 26, 2012 5:23 PM

Footage of Nicki Minaj and pop icon Madonna locking lips last year has finally emerged online after months of hype and speculation.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj & Madonna's Girl-On-Girl Kiss Finally Exposed [Video].

Game Co-Signs Team Dr. Dre/Rick Ross, "His Career Just Hit A Launchpad & Then Went To The Moon"

March 26, 2012 5:09 PM

Former Aftermath Records rapper Game recently offered his take on super producer Dr. Dre teaming up with Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross, calling their pairing nothing less than dope.

Continue reading Game Co-Signs Team Dr. Dre/Rick Ross, "His Career Just Hit A Launchpad & Then Went To The Moon".

"There's Nothing Fancy About It. It Gives You More Of A Gritty Background. It Shows You The Rawness"

March 26, 2012 5:00 PM

With his new Hi-Heels & Low-Lifes album cover stirring a buzz courtesy of model Marisa Miller, rapper Josh Baze recently talked SOHH about snagging the model for his debut LP artwork.

Continue reading "There's Nothing Fancy About It. It Gives You More Of A Gritty Background. It Shows You The Rawness".

Iggy Azalea On Her Sexual Swag, "When I First Came Out People Said, She Only Raps About Her Vagina"

March 26, 2012 4:50 PM

New signed Grand Hustle artist, Iggy Azaela, speaks on her criticized sexual appeal and why Americans need to loosen up in the latest issue of Complex magazine.

Continue reading Iggy Azalea On Her Sexual Swag, "When I First Came Out People Said, She Only Raps About Her Vagina".

Lupe Fiasco Bids Final Farewell To Mixtapes, "There Will Be No More" [Video]

March 26, 2012 4:40 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco has decided to retire from the mixtape game, revealing his decision to put a halt to any music released through the underground circuit.

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Bids Final Farewell To Mixtapes, "There Will Be No More" [Video].

"Rick Ross Has Power. This Is The Reality. He Has Power In Hip-Hop & The Game"

March 26, 2012 3:15 PM

After raising awareness with a Trayvon Martin-inspired freestyle, Pittsburgh rapper Jasiri X hit up SOHH to discuss his hope of more hip-hop artists standing up and speaking on the Florida shooting tragedy.

Continue reading "Rick Ross Has Power. This Is The Reality. He Has Power In Hip-Hop & The Game".

DJ Khaled Credits Jail For Sparking Miami Takeover, "It Woke Me Up"

March 26, 2012 2:30 PM

Miami's DJ Khaled recently discussed his come-up and why doing time behind bars actually helped him reach the amount of success he is able to enjoy today.

Continue reading DJ Khaled Credits Jail For Sparking Miami Takeover, "It Woke Me Up".

Lil Kim Breaks Silence On Delayed LP, "Contractually, I Could Not Record Any Music"

March 26, 2012 2:00 PM

Brooklyn rap veteran Lil Kim has finally opened up on why she has yet to put out a full-length studio album since 2005's The Naked Truth, admitting legal issues kept an LP off store shelves.

Continue reading Lil Kim Breaks Silence On Delayed LP, "Contractually, I Could Not Record Any Music".

SOHH March Madness: "I Think He's Intimidating. He's Going TO Be A Big Body In The Game"

March 26, 2012 1:15 PM

[Starting 5: With the annual NCAA March Madness tournament in full swing, SOHH asks your favorite hip-hop artists to name their rap-based starting five team line-ups. Today, Atlanta's DJ Drama rolls out his Philadelphia Bullets.]

Continue reading SOHH March Madness: "I Think He's Intimidating. He's Going TO Be A Big Body In The Game".

UPDATE: Birdman's Cash Money/EMI $491,000 Problem Flies Away

March 26, 2012 1:00 PM

Cash Money Records' co-founder, Birdman, has reason to show off his gold-plated grills these days, with reports claiming that the estimated $490,000 lawsuit against YMCMB is now finally settled.

Continue reading UPDATE: Birdman's Cash Money/EMI $491,000 Problem Flies Away.

Lupe Talks New Album, Quits Mixtape Game + Kardashian Put In Cuffs?!?

March 26, 2012 12:00 PM

Does the game still have love for Lupe Fiasco? I admit, back in 2005, I thought Lupe was gonna be that n*gga to take the game over. Thought he was really gonna take the throne. Bu things don't always pan out the way you assume they would and it seems his greatest years have already come and gone.

Continue reading Lupe Talks New Album, Quits Mixtape Game + Kardashian Put In Cuffs?!?.

Drake Threatened After "Massive Cloud Of Pot Smoke" Party, Nightclub Owner's Arrest

March 26, 2012 11:15 AM

Drake is making headlines at the start of this week with reports claiming his recent Oklahoma City nightclub antics not only caused the owner damages, but also ended in arrest.

Continue reading Drake Threatened After "Massive Cloud Of Pot Smoke" Party, Nightclub Owner's Arrest.

Bow Wow's Cash Money Debut Release Date Finally Revealed

March 26, 2012 10:25 AM

Fans anxiously awaiting new music from rapper Bow Wow now have another reason to look forward to the summer, as the release date for his Cash Money debuted LP has just been announced.

Continue reading Bow Wow's Cash Money Debut Release Date Finally Revealed.

UPDATE: Kim Kardashian Considering Legal Action After Flour Attack

March 26, 2012 9:32 AM

Reality star Kim Kardashian is now considering taking legal action in light of a flour bomb attack she experienced last week in Los Angeles, claiming a lesson should be taught to avoid further incidents from happening.

Continue reading UPDATE: Kim Kardashian Considering Legal Action After Flour Attack.

Willow Smith Shines W/ New Hair Color, Roc Nation Protege Goes All-Blonde Everything

March 26, 2012 9:14 AM

Roc Nation protege Willow Smith keeps whipping her hair color back and forth just weeks after going green with a new all-blonde everything look.

Continue reading Willow Smith Shines W/ New Hair Color, Roc Nation Protege Goes All-Blonde Everything.

Acropolis: "We Don't Just Slap Graphics On Tees To Try & Move Them"

March 26, 2012 12:05 AM

[With spring finally in full effect, Acropolis founder Michael Pino gives you his top five reasons to get dressed fresh in his clothing line's apparel.]

Continue reading Acropolis: "We Don't Just Slap Graphics On Tees To Try & Move Them".

Photo of the Day: Lloyd Banks Kicks It In The Studio

March 26, 2012 12:00 AM

Punchline Flow: G-Unit's Lloyd Banks lets loose in the recording booth.

Photo taken from Lloyd Banks' Twitter

"Forget Bling. Forget 'Get Rich Or Die Trying'. That's An Evil Message"

March 25, 2012 10:11 PM

Irish singer Sinead O'Connor has come forward to speak on tragic fatal shooting of 17 year-old Trayvon Martin last month in an open message aiming to erase racial tensions.

Continue reading "Forget Bling. Forget 'Get Rich Or Die Trying'. That's An Evil Message".

Nas' $$$ Woes Intensify, "Next Time You Buy A Nas Album, You're Just Handing Your Money Over To The Government"

March 25, 2012 9:48 PM

Rap veteran Nas' money woes continue to receive widespread attention with reports claiming the government's now looking to take matters into its own hands over a $6 million debt.

Continue reading Nas' $$$ Woes Intensify, "Next Time You Buy A Nas Album, You're Just Handing Your Money Over To The Government".

Curren$y Tells Dame Dash To Cough Up Big Bucks, Sues Music Exec For $1.5 Million

March 25, 2012 9:21 PM

New Orleans rapper Curren$y is making weekend headlines with reports claiming he is suing former business partner Damon "Dame" Dash for over a million dollars in relation to unauthorized music hitting retail outlets.

Continue reading Curren$y Tells Dame Dash To Cough Up Big Bucks, Sues Music Exec For $1.5 Million.

"Drake Is Killing Them. And French, Waka, Meek, J. Cole & Myself Are Having A Banner Year"

March 25, 2012 12:00 PM

Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz recently spoke on joining rap star Drake's upcoming spring tour, Club Paradise, and explained why their 27-city run should be dubbed nothing less than elite.

Continue reading "Drake Is Killing Them. And French, Waka, Meek, J. Cole & Myself Are Having A Banner Year".

SOHH March Madness: "He's One Of The Best In Rap. He's Out There Being Wild & Having Fun"

March 25, 2012 11:37 AM

[Starting 5: With the annual NCAA March Madness tournament in full swing, SOHH asks your favorite hip-hop artists to name their rap-based starting five team line-ups. Today, West Coast rapper Mann brings out his Mann Squad.]

Continue reading SOHH March Madness: "He's One Of The Best In Rap. He's Out There Being Wild & Having Fun".

Diddy, The-Dream, Nelly & More Rally For Trayvon Martin, "I Didn't Know Wearing A Hoodie Made Me A Target"

March 25, 2012 11:15 AM

The tragic fatal shooting of unarmed 17 year-old Trayvon Martin last month continues to gain nationwide attention as music stars Diddy, The-Dream, Nelly and more have united to spark awareness.

Continue reading Diddy, The-Dream, Nelly & More Rally For Trayvon Martin, "I Didn't Know Wearing A Hoodie Made Me A Target".

"There Were Things He Could Do To Make Money & Then There Were Things He Wouldn't Do No Matter How Much"

March 25, 2012 11:08 AM

Just months after the tragic loss of rap icon Heavy D, family members have come forward to reflect on the Heavyweight Lover's lasting legacy and potential comeback plans.

Continue reading "There Were Things He Could Do To Make Money & Then There Were Things He Wouldn't Do No Matter How Much".

Travie McCoy Not Looking For Katy Perry Reunion, "When Was The Last Time You Spoke To Your Ex Of 5 Years?"

March 25, 2012 10:35 AM

Gym Class Heroes' Travie McCoy may have dated pop star Katy Perry a few years ago, however, following their break-up and her recent separation from husband Russell Brand, the rapper insists there are no reunion plans.

Continue reading Travie McCoy Not Looking For Katy Perry Reunion, "When Was The Last Time You Spoke To Your Ex Of 5 Years?".

Photo of the Day: Diddy Gets Involved W/ Trayvon Martin Campaign

March 25, 2012 12:00 AM

Moment of Silence: Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy dons a hoodie in light of the Trayvon Martin tragedy.

Photo taken from Diddy's Twitter

Kat Stacks Admits Lying About Soulja Boy, Cocaine-Sniffing Accusations

March 24, 2012 10:11 PM

Incarcerated Internet sensation Kat Stacks has finally confessed to lying about rap star Soulja Boy Tell Em's cocaine habit and staging footage suggesting he was heavy into drugs.

Continue reading Kat Stacks Admits Lying About Soulja Boy, Cocaine-Sniffing Accusations.

Iggy Azalea & T.I. Get Licenses To Kill For "Murda Bizness" [Audio]

March 24, 2012 9:26 PM

Newly affiliated Grand Hustle rapper Iggy Azalea's musical bond with rap star T.I. is now on full display as a preview to their new "Murda Bizness" has emerged online.

Continue reading Iggy Azalea & T.I. Get Licenses To Kill For "Murda Bizness" [Audio].

DJ Clue Drops Bombs On Funkmaster Flex, "That's What H*es Do. They B*tch & Moan" [Audio]

March 24, 2012 8:16 PM

New York City radio personality DJ Clue's issues with Funkmaster Flex are far from over as the ex-Hot 97 deejay has gone off on an accusation-fueled rant against his former co-worker.

Continue reading DJ Clue Drops Bombs On Funkmaster Flex, "That's What H*es Do. They B*tch & Moan" [Audio].

Nas Ready To Tell All On 'Life Is Good' LP, "This Is Everything That I've Got To Say"

March 24, 2012 7:52 PM

With his new album wrapped up and "The Don" single building a buzz, rap veteran Nas recently discussed what hip-hop heads could expect from the upcoming Life Is Good LP.

Continue reading Nas Ready To Tell All On 'Life Is Good' LP, "This Is Everything That I've Got To Say".

SOHH March Madness: "He Just Runs Through N*ggas. He'll Cross You Over & Leave N*ggas In The Dust"

March 24, 2012 11:35 AM

[Starting 5: With the annual NCAA March Madness tournament in full swing, SOHH asks your favorite hip-hop artists to name their rap-based starting five team line-ups. Today, West Coast rapper Ras Kass lets loose his V for Vendetta squad.]

Continue reading SOHH March Madness: "He Just Runs Through N*ggas. He'll Cross You Over & Leave N*ggas In The Dust".

Game Cheats On Interscope Records, Flirts W/ Indie Label Move Possibility [Video]

March 24, 2012 10:53 AM

West Coast rapper Game could really be saying goodbye to Interscope Records following his upcoming F.I.V.E.: Fear Is Victory's Evolution release after considering a possible independent label shuffle.

Continue reading Game Cheats On Interscope Records, Flirts W/ Indie Label Move Possibility [Video].

"Fistful of Dollas": "Most People Just Assume I'm Signed Already Because The Sound Is So Industry Level"

March 24, 2012 10:45 AM

[With the new Fistful of Dollas album finally up for grabs, up-and-coming rapper Young X reveals his top five reasons why you should add his debut to your playlist.]

Continue reading "Fistful of Dollas": "Most People Just Assume I'm Signed Already Because The Sound Is So Industry Level".

Young Jeezy Speaks Out On Trayvon Martin Tragedy, "Nobody's Child Should Be Shot In Cold Blood" [Video]

March 24, 2012 10:19 AM

Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy has become the latest entertainer to come forward and speak on the fatal shooting of 17 year-old Trayvon Martin last month which has now sparked nationwide attention.

Continue reading Young Jeezy Speaks Out On Trayvon Martin Tragedy, "Nobody's Child Should Be Shot In Cold Blood" [Video].

Miami's Brisco Pays Cost After Teen Beating, Summer Assault Arrest

March 24, 2012 10:10 AM

Miami rapper Brisco will avoid jail time in relation to a summer 2011 teenager assault case after agreeing to a plea deal Friday (March 23) which will keep him away from cell blocks.

Continue reading Miami's Brisco Pays Cost After Teen Beating, Summer Assault Arrest.

Photo of the Day: Swizz Beatz & Rick Ross Kicks It At Madison Square Garden

March 24, 2012 12:00 AM

It's Showwwwwwtime: Ruff Ryders producer Swizz Beatz & Rick Ross invade Madison Square Garden.

Photo taken from Rick Ross' Twitter

Drake Unleashes His Inner 'Degrassi' Side, Shows Off "Wheel Chair Jimmy" In Cali [Video]

March 23, 2012 10:00 PM

Young Money's Drake introduced ladies to the "Drizzy 3 Stroke" last year and with spring finally here, the 25 year-old rapper has unleashed his newest dance move; The Wheelchair Jimmy.

Continue reading Drake Unleashes His Inner 'Degrassi' Side, Shows Off "Wheel Chair Jimmy" In Cali [Video].

Kim Kardashian Addresses 'Flour Bomb' Attack, "Why Are You Trying To Be Violent Towards Humans?" [Audio]

March 23, 2012 9:28 PM

Reality star Kim Kardashian has addressed making late week headlines in light of footage showing her getting decked out with flour by an animal rights activist catching a growing viral buzz.

Continue reading Kim Kardashian Addresses 'Flour Bomb' Attack, "Why Are You Trying To Be Violent Towards Humans?" [Audio].

SOHH March Madness: "Nas Is The Youngest Veteran In The Whole Hip-Hop Game"

March 23, 2012 5:00 PM

[Starting 5: With the annual NCAA March Madness tournament in full swing, SOHH asks your favorite hip-hop artists to name their rap-based starting five team line-ups. Today, Wu-Tang Clan's Cappadonna brings out his God Squad.]

Continue reading SOHH March Madness: "Nas Is The Youngest Veteran In The Whole Hip-Hop Game".

Kanye West's A Fan & Lil Wayne Talks Skateboarding W/ Odd Future, Says Taco

March 23, 2012 4:55 PM

Odd Future's rise to stardom has not slowed down as members from the West Coast crew have discussed just how Hollywood they have become since exploding onto the mainstream last year.

Continue reading Kanye West's A Fan & Lil Wayne Talks Skateboarding W/ Odd Future, Says Taco.

50 Cent Stays In His Lane, Vows To Avoid Rapper-Turned-Producer Status [Video]

March 23, 2012 4:45 PM

G-Unit's 50 Cent recently discussed his plans to remain a lyrical emcee, turning down the idea of trying his hand in the world of production.

Continue reading 50 Cent Stays In His Lane, Vows To Avoid Rapper-Turned-Producer Status [Video].

Game Reflects On 50 Cent/G-Unit Beef, "It Took Up A Lot Of My Time & Frustrated Me" [Video]

March 23, 2012 3:40 PM

Former G-Unit member Game opened up on his issues with ex-affiliate 50 Cent this week and revealed how much of a strain their mid-2000's rap war had on him.

Continue reading Game Reflects On 50 Cent/G-Unit Beef, "It Took Up A Lot Of My Time & Frustrated Me" [Video].

Ray J Clueless Over Whitney Houston's Cocaine Use, Denies Bobby Brown Sister's Accusations

March 23, 2012 3:25 PM

R&B singer Ray J continues to make headlines this week, after denying sex tape rumors, he has now also now denied allegations of being the reason behind late singer Whitney Houston having a fatal hit of cocaine the night she passed away.

Continue reading Ray J Clueless Over Whitney Houston's Cocaine Use, Denies Bobby Brown Sister's Accusations.

Waka Flocka Turns Suge Knight Rumors Into Flames, "I Ain't Sign No Partnership W/ [Him] Ever In My Life"

March 23, 2012 2:25 PM

After raising eyebrows last fall for linking up with former owner of Death Row Records, Marion "Suge" Knight, Atlanta's Waka Flocka Flame claims he never signed on any dotted lines for a business deal with Knight.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Turns Suge Knight Rumors Into Flames, "I Ain't Sign No Partnership W/ [Him] Ever In My Life".

Photo of the Day: Lebron James Brings Heat Into Trayvon Martin Controversy

March 23, 2012 2:14 PM

All-Star Support: Miami Heat's LeBron James rounds up teammates in light of the Trayvon Martin tragedy.

Photo taken from: LeBron James' Facebook

"He Saw Trayvon Martin As A Suspicous Character He Could Shoot Down In Cold Blood & Get Away With"

March 23, 2012 1:05 PM

As the tragedy behind 17 year-old Trayvon Martin's fatal shooting continues to garner national attention, SOHH reached out to rapper Jasiri X to find out more on his decision to pen a record sparking awareness on the fatal shooting.

Continue reading "He Saw Trayvon Martin As A Suspicous Character He Could Shoot Down In Cold Blood & Get Away With".

Nicki Minaj Gives Her Best Interview Ever, Earl Sweatshirt Takes Tyler, The Creator's Spot, Nas Turns Into God's Doggy

March 23, 2012 12:15 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we're gonna rip the pages up to see quite possibly Nicki Minaj's best interview...ever, find out why Tyler, the Creator could lose his leadership role to Earl Sweatshirt, give props to Nas for being God's Doggy and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Gives Her Best Interview Ever, Earl Sweatshirt Takes Tyler, The Creator's Spot, Nas Turns Into God's Doggy.

"The Hunger Games Is Likely To Break Box-Office Records"

March 23, 2012 12:06 PM

The game is on. Fans of the popular trilogy by Suzanne Collins can now witness the opening act, as The Hunger Games looks to slaughter the competition at the box office this weekend.

Continue reading "The Hunger Games Is Likely To Break Box-Office Records".

Cash Money Records Signs Former Music Rival, "[It's The] First Song Deal I've Ever Had"

March 23, 2012 10:55 AM

Former Cash Money Records nemesis Bangladesh has proven his issues with the music empire are long gone, revealing he recently signed his first-ever song deal with Birdman's company.

Continue reading Cash Money Records Signs Former Music Rival, "[It's The] First Song Deal I've Ever Had".

Philly Rapper Killed While Shooting A Video + Kim Kardashian Attack Caught On Camera?!?

March 23, 2012 10:01 AM

The violence in hip hop needs to stop, over the past several weeks, artists like Young Buck, Nipsey Hussle and Tyga have had their shows associated with acts of violence. Now, an aspiring Philly artist has been killed and police and family members are looking for answers.

Continue reading Philly Rapper Killed While Shooting A Video + Kim Kardashian Attack Caught On Camera?!?.

Earl Sweatshirt Still Adjusting To Odd Future Fame, "It's Been Pretty Crazy"

March 23, 2012 10:01 AM

As he continues to relish the current fame which makes up Odd Future, group member Earl Sweatshirt has offered his take on the current pandemonium.

Continue reading Earl Sweatshirt Still Adjusting To Odd Future Fame, "It's Been Pretty Crazy".

DMX's Camp Barks Back At Comeback Tour Confusion, Mega Lawsuit

March 23, 2012 9:26 AM

In light of current reports claiming DMX is in the dog house for owing a booking agency buckets of money, the rap star's camp has released a statement clearing the air.

Continue reading DMX's Camp Barks Back At Comeback Tour Confusion, Mega Lawsuit.

"The Wire" Star Gets Dirty, Lands Role As Wu-Tang's ODB

March 23, 2012 9:01 AM

"The Wire" and "Boardwalk Empire" star Michael K. Williams has reportedly been chosen to take on the role of late Wu-Tang Clan member Ol' Dirty Bastard in an upcoming film.

Continue reading "The Wire" Star Gets Dirty, Lands Role As Wu-Tang's ODB.

"He's Like The Jimi Hendrix Of Hip-Hop"

March 23, 2012 12:10 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. After David Rush unveiled his picks, Coalmine Records CEO Matt Diamond lists his fave choices.]

Continue reading "He's Like The Jimi Hendrix Of Hip-Hop".

"No Trespassing": "The Sh*t Just Sounds Good. At My Age, It's Almost Unheard Of To Have An Album You Want To Listen To"

March 23, 2012 12:05 AM

[With the new No Trespassing album finally on store shelves, rap veteran Too Short gives you five reasons to dig in those pockets and consider buying his latest solo effort.]

Continue reading "No Trespassing": "The Sh*t Just Sounds Good. At My Age, It's Almost Unheard Of To Have An Album You Want To Listen To".

Photo of the Day: Tyler, The Creator Blazes Up

March 23, 2012 12:00 AM

Trail Blazing: Odd Future's Tyler, the Creator lights one up for the homies.

Photo taken from Tyler, the Creator's Twitter

UPDATE: Whitney Houston's Death Takes Unexpected Twist, Cocaine Found In Singer's Body

March 22, 2012 6:20 PM

Late Grammy-winning singer Whitney Houston reportedly had traces of cocaine in her body when she accidentally drowned last month in a Beverly Hills hotel, according to a coroner's report.

Continue reading UPDATE: Whitney Houston's Death Takes Unexpected Twist, Cocaine Found In Singer's Body.

MC Lyte Responds To Tyler, The Creator's Lesbian Diss, "I Definitely Was Insulted"

March 22, 2012 5:00 PM

Rap veteran MC Lyte has responded to Odd Future leader Tyler, the Creator in light of a recent diss from the crew's "Rella" record, sternly warning him about the pitfalls of public attacks.

Continue reading MC Lyte Responds To Tyler, The Creator's Lesbian Diss, "I Definitely Was Insulted".

Jasiri X Sparks Awareness On Trayvon Martin Tragedy Over Jay-Z & Kanye West's "Church" [Video]

March 22, 2012 5:00 PM

The tragic fatal shooting of 17 year-old Florida resident, Trayvon Martin, continues to heat up the Internet and has motivated rapper Jasiri X to pen an awareness record on what went down last month.

Continue reading Jasiri X Sparks Awareness On Trayvon Martin Tragedy Over Jay-Z & Kanye West's "Church" [Video].

"We Died To Get Where We At. This Generation Of Hip-Hop, We're Making A Stance"

March 22, 2012 4:45 PM

Rap veteran Nas recently offered his take on the state of hip-hop, admitting he feels emcees are continuing to evolve, as while as how the the lines of race are blurring in rap music.

Continue reading "We Died To Get Where We At. This Generation Of Hip-Hop, We're Making A Stance".

Ray J Addresses Secret Whitney Houston Sex Tapes Gossip

March 22, 2012 4:00 PM

After rumors emerged online this week claiming singer Ray J has a secret stash of sex tapes featuring the late Whitney Houston hidden away, a rep has come forward to set the record straight.

Continue reading Ray J Addresses Secret Whitney Houston Sex Tapes Gossip.

Future Straps Drake, Juicy J, T.I. & More For Galaxy Ride, "Pluto" Tracklisting Unveiled

March 22, 2012 3:30 PM

Atlanta rap newcomer Future is planning a star-studded introduction with his upcoming Pluto debut album as a new tracklisting shows guest features from Drake, T.I., Juicy J and more.

Continue reading Future Straps Drake, Juicy J, T.I. & More For Galaxy Ride, "Pluto" Tracklisting Unveiled.

SOHH March Madness: "I'm Throwing Lloyd Banks In There. He's The Punchline Lyrical Dude"

March 22, 2012 12:00 PM

[Starting 5: With the annual NCAA March Madness tournament in full swing, SOHH asks your favorite hip-hop artists to name their rap-based starting five team line-ups. Today, G-Unit's DJ Whoo Kid rolls out his New York Moisture.]

Continue reading SOHH March Madness: "I'm Throwing Lloyd Banks In There. He's The Punchline Lyrical Dude".

"Cash Money, Ruff Ryders, Had Street Teams That Did It How It Was Supposed To Be Done"

March 22, 2012 11:25 AM

Midwest rapper Jon Connor may still be a relative newcomer to the rap scene, but his militia-style movement at last week's SXSW festival still has people talking, as his army of supporters mobbed their way through the busy streets of Austin, Texas.

Continue reading "Cash Money, Ruff Ryders, Had Street Teams That Did It How It Was Supposed To Be Done".

Boston Cops Shut Down Odd Future Show, "The Club [Owner] Made Us Turn It Off & The Police Are Right There" [Video]

March 22, 2012 9:47 AM

A day after New York City welcomed the official return of Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt at a Manhattan concert, police shut down the crew's showcase last night (March 21) in Boston.

Continue reading Boston Cops Shut Down Odd Future Show, "The Club [Owner] Made Us Turn It Off & The Police Are Right There" [Video].

Diggy Simmons, Odd Future & Melanie Fiona's First-Week Sales Projections Revealed

March 22, 2012 9:32 AM

New releases from Odd Future, Diggy Simmons and Melanie Fioana will all easily debut on the sales chart in the coming days based off their first-week sales projections.

Continue reading Diggy Simmons, Odd Future & Melanie Fiona's First-Week Sales Projections Revealed.

Nicki Minaj Dreams Up Rap Game Longevity Scheme, "I Would Enjoy A Career Like Jay-Z's"

March 22, 2012 9:19 AM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj gives her take on rap longevity and why she would not mind following in rap mogul Jay-Z's footsteps in the new issue of Complex magazine.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Dreams Up Rap Game Longevity Scheme, "I Would Enjoy A Career Like Jay-Z's".

DMX Can't Get Out The Dog House, Rapper Sued For Over $700K

March 22, 2012 9:07 AM

Former Ruff Ryders leader DMX's hip-hop comeback continues to face setbacks and distractions as new reports claim the 41 year-old rapper has been sued for over $700,000 by a booking agency.

Continue reading DMX Can't Get Out The Dog House, Rapper Sued For Over $700K.

Nas Bows Down To Young Hov, "Hip-Hop Has A Savior In Jay-Z" [Video]

March 22, 2012 8:47 AM

Rap veteran Nas may credit himself for saving hip-hop at times, however, God's Son recently gave props to one-time music rival Jay-Z for helping the culture remain relevant and alive.

Continue reading Nas Bows Down To Young Hov, "Hip-Hop Has A Savior In Jay-Z" [Video].

"Graffiti Tattoo Vol. 2": "As An Outlawed Artist, It's Very Hard To See His Work"

March 22, 2012 12:05 AM

[With tattoos continuing to grow in popularity these days, renowned photographer Alan Ket gives you his top five reasons to consider purchasing his new Graffiti Tatoo Volume 2 book.]

Continue reading "Graffiti Tattoo Vol. 2": "As An Outlawed Artist, It's Very Hard To See His Work".

"Look At All The Longevity He Has & How Hard He's Been Going At It"

March 22, 2012 12:05 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Just Blaze shared the title with Lloyd Banks and DJ Khalil earlier this week, rapper John Regan crowns rap veteran Copywrite SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "Look At All The Longevity He Has & How Hard He's Been Going At It".

Photo of the Day: Nas Takes A Trip Out To Paradise

March 22, 2012 12:00 AM

Shot Caller: Rap veteran Nas enjoys a trip out to paradise.

Photo taken from Nas' Twitter

DJ Clue On Funkmaster Flex Radio War, "I'd Rather Keep My Mouth Shut Then Be A D*ck Rider Or A Liar"

March 21, 2012 6:05 PM

Power 105.1 radio personality DJ Clue is setting the record straight on his war of words against rival Funkmaster Flex, claiming he is pleading the fifth rather than entertaining their feud.

Continue reading DJ Clue On Funkmaster Flex Radio War, "I'd Rather Keep My Mouth Shut Then Be A D*ck Rider Or A Liar".

Katy Perry Says "F*ck All Y'All" Over Beyonce, Shakira Diss Reports

March 21, 2012 5:16 PM

Pop star Katy Perry is clearing the air on recent remarks she made which have left the Internet thinking they were disses toward pop star Beyonce Knowles-Carter and Shakira.

Continue reading Katy Perry Says "F*ck All Y'All" Over Beyonce, Shakira Diss Reports.

DJ Drama Gets Jiggy W/ Iggy, "It's Going To Be A Very Interesting Year"

March 21, 2012 4:15 PM

With Australian hip-hop newcomer Iggy Azalea continuing to gain a big buzz in the United States by teaming up with rap star T.I., SOHH reached out to Grand Hustle affiliate DJ Drama for his take on her grind.

Continue reading DJ Drama Gets Jiggy W/ Iggy, "It's Going To Be A Very Interesting Year".

The Clipse's No Malice Discusses Battles W/ Depression, "I Just Knew The Life I Was Living Wasn't Right" [Video]

March 21, 2012 3:35 PM

The Clipse's No Malice, formally known as just Malice, recently spoke on his publicized name change and just how empty he felt due to the wraths of the entertainment industry.

Continue reading The Clipse's No Malice Discusses Battles W/ Depression, "I Just Knew The Life I Was Living Wasn't Right" [Video].

Nas Uncloaks His 'Don' Status, Explains Latest "Life Is Good" Single

March 21, 2012 2:45 PM

After blessing hip-hop heads with the latest follow-up since last summer's "Nasty," rap veteran Nas opens up on the his new buzz-generating single, "The Don", featured on his upcoming Life Is Good LP.

Continue reading Nas Uncloaks His 'Don' Status, Explains Latest "Life Is Good" Single.

SOHH March Madness: "I Have To Put Game As My Swingman. He's A 6'4, 6'5 Big A** Dude"

March 21, 2012 2:00 PM

[Starting 5: With the annual NCAA March Madness tournament in full swing, SOHH asks your favorite hip-hop artists to name their rap-based starting five team line-ups. Today, Southern rapper Bubba Sparks unleashes his New South Nightmare crew.]

Continue reading SOHH March Madness: "I Have To Put Game As My Swingman. He's A 6'4, 6'5 Big A** Dude".

Drake & Rihanna's Steamy Reunion Date Revealed

March 21, 2012 1:20 PM

Fans anxiously awaiting a release date for Drake and Rihanna's much talked about "Take Care" music video can finally exhale as the visual is slated to premiere later this week.

Continue reading Drake & Rihanna's Steamy Reunion Date Revealed.

Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt Takes Over The Big Apple, "Y'All Better Act Like Y'All Missed Me" [Video]

March 21, 2012 12:25 PM

The same day Odd Future rapper, Earl Sweatshirt, gave his first live radio interview, the elusive rapper took the stage hours later for his first New York City show.

Continue reading Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt Takes Over The Big Apple, "Y'All Better Act Like Y'All Missed Me" [Video].

Drake Stays Put Ahead Of The Pack, Tech N9ne Shoots Up Top 20, Lil Wayne Departs Elite Status

March 21, 2012 12:05 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Drake stays put at No. 7, Tech N9ne shoots his way into the Top 20 and Lil Wayne tumbles down to Top 30.

Continue reading Drake Stays Put Ahead Of The Pack, Tech N9ne Shoots Up Top 20, Lil Wayne Departs Elite Status.

Rick Ross & Swizz Beatz Fend Off G-Unit/Jay-Z Reebok Kicks Comparisons, "It's Not Even About A Dollar"

March 21, 2012 11:20 AM

Maybach Music Group leader, Rick Ross, and Reebok Classics creative director, Swizz Beatz, recently spoke on their partnership with the iconic sneaker company and fended off comparisons to the line's past collaborations with G-Unit and Jay-Z.

Continue reading Rick Ross & Swizz Beatz Fend Off G-Unit/Jay-Z Reebok Kicks Comparisons, "It's Not Even About A Dollar".

Nicki Minaj Maps Out Marriage & Kid Plans, "I Really Need A Baby Boy In My Life"

March 21, 2012 10:35 AM

As Young Money star Nicki Minaj enters 30 this year, she opens up on her desires for a speedy marriage as well as children, in the latest issue of Complex magazine.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Maps Out Marriage & Kid Plans, "I Really Need A Baby Boy In My Life".

"On My Layover To SXSW I Get A F*ckin' Call From Prodigy"

March 21, 2012 10:00 AM

Hot 97's 'Best New Hip Hop Artist In New York' champ B. Martin took a minute to speak with SOHH about his recent victory at SXSW in addition to his inspiration and plans for the future.

Continue reading "On My Layover To SXSW I Get A F*ckin' Call From Prodigy" .

Man Indicted In Rapper Killing + Reality Star Hits Rehab?!?

March 21, 2012 9:50 AM


Funkmaster Flex & DJ Clue Engage In Radio War, "You Can't Keep Up W/ Me, Boy!" [Audio]

March 21, 2012 9:14 AM

Former Hot 97 radio personality DJ Clue and Funkmaster Flex sparked a publicized beef last night (March 20) in light of a new Nicki Minaj record which was supposedly slated to debut on rival radio station Power 105.1.

Continue reading Funkmaster Flex & DJ Clue Engage In Radio War, "You Can't Keep Up W/ Me, Boy!" [Audio].

"On Solid Ground": "I've Got Everyone From Talib Kweli & Keith Murray To Pep Love & Wordsworth"

March 21, 2012 12:05 AM

[With the new On Solid Ground album finally available for purchase, hip-hop producer E-Train gives you his top five reasons to cop the long-awaited debut.]

Continue reading "On Solid Ground": "I've Got Everyone From Talib Kweli & Keith Murray To Pep Love & Wordsworth".

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

March 21, 2012 12:00 AM

Stuntin' Like My Daddy: West Coast rap veteran Planet Asia shows off his little mini-me.

Be sure to check out Planet Asia's "F*ck Rappers" Singled Out feature!

Kim Kardashian Fends Off Kanye West Booty Call, Baby Talk Rumors

March 20, 2012 10:19 PM

Reality star Kim Kardashian has once again fended off rumors centering on her and speculated boyfriend Kanye West, laughing off the gossip as merely blown smoke.

Continue reading Kim Kardashian Fends Off Kanye West Booty Call, Baby Talk Rumors.

Nicki Minaj Reveals Her Biggest Foe, "It's My Worst Enemy"

March 20, 2012 6:10 PM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj graces the cover of Complex's new 10th Anniversary issue, dishing out her fear of cameras and boasting about self-management prowess.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Reveals Her Biggest Foe, "It's My Worst Enemy".

Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt Gives First Radio Interview [Video]

March 20, 2012 5:15 PM

Today, Odd Future member Earl Sweatshirt has given New York's Hot 97 radio station his first interview since returning from an extensive music hiatus a few months ago.

Continue reading Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt Gives First Radio Interview [Video].

Nas Admits Reluctance To Reunite W/ Amy Winehouse, "Part Of Me Didn't Want To Do The Song"

March 20, 2012 4:45 PM

Rap veteran Nas recently discussed his duet with the late Amy Winehouse  on "Like Smoke," and revealed why he was hesitant to green light the record.

Continue reading Nas Admits Reluctance To Reunite W/ Amy Winehouse, "Part Of Me Didn't Want To Do The Song".

50 Cent Finally Announces New LP Release Date, Promises A Hot Summer

March 20, 2012 4:00 PM

After recently teasing fans by claiming his upcoming untitled LP is better-sounding than 2003's Get Rich or Diey Tryin', rap star and former G-Unit front man, 50 Cent, has now penciled in a release date for the mysterious solo LP.

Continue reading 50 Cent Finally Announces New LP Release Date, Promises A Hot Summer.

Ace Hood Hustles Hard For Higher Power, "It's Important For Me To Give That Time To The G-O-D"

March 20, 2012 3:30 PM

After recently revealing his recent interest in the church onTwitter, SOHH decided to hit up DJ Khaled protege Ace Hood to get the scoop on his under the radar Sunday visits with the higher power.

Continue reading Ace Hood Hustles Hard For Higher Power, "It's Important For Me To Give That Time To The G-O-D".

"The Animation Is Razor Sharp"

March 20, 2012 3:00 PM

Players looking to add a little stealth and slice into their gaming experience look no further: Ninja Gaiden3 is now available for your favorite game console.

Continue reading "The Animation Is Razor Sharp".

DMX Says It's a Cole World, "He's Saying Something" [Video]

March 20, 2012 1:45 PM

While platinum-selling rapper Drake may not be at the top of his list of favorite hip-hop artists, one-time Ruff Ryders leader, DMX, has issued a co-sign to Roc Nation protege- J. Cole.

Continue reading DMX Says It's a Cole World, "He's Saying Something" [Video].

"Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City Delivers A True 3rd Person Shooter "

March 20, 2012 1:29 PM

A popular franchise returns for another bloody, shoot-em-up adventure as Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City blasts its way into stores today.

Continue reading "Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City Delivers A True 3rd Person Shooter ".

Game Says He's Satisfied W/ 'R.E.D.' Album Sales, "It'll End Up Catching Platinum In The Long Run"

March 20, 2012 1:00 PM

West Coast rapper, The Game, recently reflected on his summer 2011 R.E.D. Album debuting at number one and expresses little concern over the LP not hitting platinum status as of yet.

Continue reading Game Says He's Satisfied W/ 'R.E.D.' Album Sales, "It'll End Up Catching Platinum In The Long Run".

SOHH March Madness: "I Have To Make Sure Jadakiss Is In There. We Need That Veteran Experience On The Team"

March 20, 2012 12:15 PM

[Starting 5: With the annual NCAA March Madness tournament in full swing, SOHH asks your favorite hip-hop artists to name their rap-based starting five team line-ups. Today, Memphis rapper Don Trip announces his Spit Game ballers.]

Continue reading SOHH March Madness: "I Have To Make Sure Jadakiss Is In There. We Need That Veteran Experience On The Team".

Nipsey Hussle Reflects On Arizona Gun Spree, "Off The Top It Was A Tragedy. I'm Glad Nobody Died."

March 20, 2012 11:15 AM

Weeks after making headlines for his association in an Arizona nightclub shooting he was scheduled to perform at, West Coast rapper Nipsey Hussle has opened up on what went down.

Continue reading Nipsey Hussle Reflects On Arizona Gun Spree, "Off The Top It Was A Tragedy. I'm Glad Nobody Died.".

Jay-Z & Beyonce Step Out To Support Obama + Gunshots Fired At Tyga's Tour Bus?!?

March 20, 2012 9:54 AM

Violence at music events seems to be at an all-time high. Nipsey Hussle, Young Buck and even singer A$AP Rocky have all made headlines recently after their shows have been linked to violence. Add Tyga to that list. Yeah. You read that right.


Continue reading Jay-Z & Beyonce Step Out To Support Obama + Gunshots Fired At Tyga's Tour Bus?!?.

"I Have To Be Totally Honest. I Didn't Feel Anything About Chingy Or Anybody Else's Success"

March 20, 2012 9:04 AM

Rap veteran Nas recently opened up on the early 2000's state of hip-hop and why rappers like Chingy flew under his radar during a brief reign of pop-sounding records.

Continue reading "I Have To Be Totally Honest. I Didn't Feel Anything About Chingy Or Anybody Else's Success".

Unarmed 17 Year-Old's Fatal Shooting Sparks Widespread Attention, Spike Lee & Wyclef Jean Campaign

March 20, 2012 8:40 AM

The fatal shooting of an unarmed 17 year-old African American last month in Florida continues to generate widespread attention as celebrities have begun to speak out and demand justice.

Continue reading Unarmed 17 Year-Old's Fatal Shooting Sparks Widespread Attention, Spike Lee & Wyclef Jean Campaign.

"F*ck Rappers": "No Disrespect, But I Meet Too Many Wack Rappers. Too Many Guys Trying To Rhyme"

March 20, 2012 12:16 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each week and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Gensu Dean explained how his Large Professor-assisted "Forever" came together, rap veteran Planet Asia explores his new hard-hitting "F*ck Rappers" record.]

Continue reading "F*ck Rappers": "No Disrespect, But I Meet Too Many Wack Rappers. Too Many Guys Trying To Rhyme".

Jay-Z Balls So Hard, Even Kobe Bryant Wants To Fine Him?

March 20, 2012 12:15 AM

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

Continue reading Jay-Z Balls So Hard, Even Kobe Bryant Wants To Fine Him?.

"Hi-Heels & Low-Lifes": "I'm The Voice Of The Young People. I'm The Voice For Different Lifestyles"

March 20, 2012 12:05 AM

[With the highly-anticipated Hi-Heels & Low-Lifes debut finally available for purchase, rap newcomer Josh Baze gives you his top five reasons to cop this new record.]

Continue reading "Hi-Heels & Low-Lifes": "I'm The Voice Of The Young People. I'm The Voice For Different Lifestyles".

"First Time Around, He Was Able To Ride That G-Unit Wave. This Time Around, He's Doing It On His Own Accord"

March 20, 2012 12:05 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Ken Lewis gave Joe Budden the title last week, renowned producer Just Blaze crowns G-Unit's Lloyd Banks (rapper) and DJ Khalil (producer) SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "First Time Around, He Was Able To Ride That G-Unit Wave. This Time Around, He's Doing It On His Own Accord".

Photo of the Day: Jay-Z Balls So Hard Even Kobe Bryant Can't Fine Him

March 20, 2012 12:00 AM

Ball So Hard: Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant gives Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles-Carter some love.

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

Teyana Taylor & King Of Diamonds Stripper Brawl Hard, Exotic Dancer Speaks Out

March 19, 2012 5:21 PM

Music newcomer Teyana Taylor is making headlines for reportedly getting into a physical scuffle with a King of Diamonds stripper Sunday (March 18) evening.

Continue reading Teyana Taylor & King Of Diamonds Stripper Brawl Hard, Exotic Dancer Speaks Out.

"Nas Told His Guy, 'Go Back To Queens & Get The Iron. We Gonna Have A Problem"

March 19, 2012 5:20 PM

Over the weekend, SOHH sat in on a discussion hosted by music executive Steve Stoute and rap veteran Nas during the annual South By Southwest Festival. Among the wide range of topics discussed, Stoute and the iconic emcee took time to speak on fatherhood and a very crazy night in Queens, New York.

Continue reading "Nas Told His Guy, 'Go Back To Queens & Get The Iron. We Gonna Have A Problem".

"[Jay-Z] Wants To Be Seen As A True Artist, Not The Richest Guy In Hip-Hop"

March 19, 2012 5:00 PM

The Roots' drummer Questlove recently opened up about rap mogul Jay-Z's three-year run as Def Jam president and explained why Young Hov wanted them to maintain their sound, even if it meant risking mainstream appeal.

Continue reading "[Jay-Z] Wants To Be Seen As A True Artist, Not The Richest Guy In Hip-Hop".

Nas On Hooking Up W/ Nicki Minaj: "If I Feel It, I Can Get On It"

March 19, 2012 4:45 PM

Rap veteran Nas recently confirmed his appearance on Nicki Minaj's upcoming sophomore album: Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded and said he instantly fell in love with their joint record upon first hearing the track.

Continue reading Nas On Hooking Up W/ Nicki Minaj: "If I Feel It, I Can Get On It".

Katy Perry Raps Jay-Z & Kanye West's "N*ggas In Paris", "This Is About To Get Real Embarrassing" [Video]

March 19, 2012 4:05 PM

Pop singer Katy Perry put on for Jay-Z and Kanye West over the weekend as new footage showing the recently divorced diva rapping "N*ggas In Paris" has emerged online.

Continue reading Katy Perry Raps Jay-Z & Kanye West's "N*ggas In Paris", "This Is About To Get Real Embarrassing" [Video].

Ashanti Says She'll Never Have Sex On First Date, Reveals Bedroom Preferences [Video]

March 19, 2012 4:00 PM

R&B singer Ashanti recently spoke on her dating lifestyle and what she needs in a man who is trying to win her over.

Continue reading Ashanti Says She'll Never Have Sex On First Date, Reveals Bedroom Preferences [Video].

Jacki-O's Alleged Topless Picture Leaks, Rapper Addresses Nude Shot

March 19, 2012 3:30 PM

Miami rapper Jacki-O, most famously known for her 2003 single "Nookie", is making headlines again at the start of this week with new video footage allegedly showing a topless picture of herself, allegedly taken from a stolen cell phone.

Continue reading Jacki-O's Alleged Topless Picture Leaks, Rapper Addresses Nude Shot.

Questlove Reveals Amy Winehouse, Mos Def & Raphael Saadiq Fallen Super Group Plans

March 19, 2012 2:25 PM

The Roots' Questlove recently spoke on late Amy Winehouse and how the Grammy-winning singer was down to create a super group consisting of herself, singer Raphael Saadiq and rapper Mos Def.

Continue reading Questlove Reveals Amy Winehouse, Mos Def & Raphael Saadiq Fallen Super Group Plans.

SOHH March Madness: "I'm Putting Kanye West At The Point Because He Wants To Win By All Means"

March 19, 2012 1:15 PM

[Starting 5: With the annual NCAA March Madness tournament in full swing, SOHH asks your favorite hip-hop artists to name their rap-based starting five team line-ups. Today, Atlanta rapper Future lays out who makes up his Free Bands.]

Continue reading SOHH March Madness: "I'm Putting Kanye West At The Point Because He Wants To Win By All Means".

Nicki Minaj Gets Reloaded, Preps For International Affairs

March 19, 2012 11:25 AM

Young Money star and female front-woman, Nicki Minaj, will take her talents across seas this summer, as she announced plans for a European tour kicking off in June.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Gets Reloaded, Preps For International Affairs.

Jay-Z Working On Blockbuster $150 Million Beyonce Comeback

March 19, 2012 10:30 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z is no stranger to notable comebacks. Recent reports say that the rapper is currently in talks with concert promoter, Live Nation, for a possible $150 million deal to help spark a comeback for his wife/singer Beyonce Knowles-Carter.

Continue reading Jay-Z Working On Blockbuster $150 Million Beyonce Comeback.

Lil Wayne's Neighbors Throw A Fit + More Marvin's Room Drama?!?

March 19, 2012 10:04 AM

"You snakes, stop hiding in the grass/ Sooner or later I'll cut it knock the blades in yo ass." Remember that Lil' Wayne line from the timeless classic, "Go DJ"? Well it's time for Weezy to put down the weed and pull out the weed wacker as his neighbors are beginning to complain about the size of his foliage.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Neighbors Throw A Fit + More Marvin's Room Drama?!? .

Kony 2012 Director Detained For Drunk & Naked Public Meltdown, Footage Leaks

March 19, 2012 9:11 AM

After receiving massive support from the hip-hop community in the form of re-tweets by Diddy and Nicki Minaj, Kony 2012 director Jason Russell was detained over the weekend for an unexpected naked and drunk meltdown in San Diego.

Continue reading Kony 2012 Director Detained For Drunk & Naked Public Meltdown, Footage Leaks.

Pitbull Bites Back At Lindsay Lohan, Messy "Give Me Everything" Lawsuit

March 19, 2012 8:53 AM

Miami rapper Pitbull has lashed back at Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan in light of a 2011 lawsuit where she alleged one of his lyrics created "irreparable harm" to her well-being.

Continue reading Pitbull Bites Back At Lindsay Lohan, Messy "Give Me Everything" Lawsuit.

MANN Buzzin Watch: "It's Digital Crystals Which Are Very Rare & Original. I Didn't Even Know It Exists"

March 19, 2012 12:08 AM

[With spring just a couple days away, West Coast rap newcomer MANN gives you his top five reasons to check out his new Phosphor Buzzin Watch and get ready to impress your onlookers.]

Continue reading MANN Buzzin Watch: "It's Digital Crystals Which Are Very Rare & Original. I Didn't Even Know It Exists".

Photo of the Day: DJ Whoo Kid Kicks It W/ Peter Facinelli

March 19, 2012 12:00 AM

Hollywood Shuffle: G-Unit's DJ Whoo Kid rubs elbows with Twilight star Peter Facinelli.

Photo taken from DJ Whoo Kid's Twitter

50 Cent Says New LP Better Than "Get Rich Or Die Tryin'"

March 18, 2012 11:29 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent recently discussed his absence from social networking tool Twitter, citing a dedication to album-making for swaying him away from constant updates.

Continue reading 50 Cent Says New LP Better Than "Get Rich Or Die Tryin'".

Nas Gets Ill In Lone Star State, Brings Out "The Don" At SXSW [Video]

March 18, 2012 10:59 PM

Rap veteran Nas celebrated his 1994 Illmatic release over the weekend after gracing the stage of annual Austin, Texas music festival South by Southwest.

Continue reading Nas Gets Ill In Lone Star State, Brings Out "The Don" At SXSW [Video].

Drake Addresses Alleged Ex-Girlfriend's Unpaid Royalty, Romance Accusations

March 18, 2012 6:58 PM

Young Money star Drake has officially filed a response to recent accusations from an alleged ex-girlfriend who claims she is entitled to unpaid royalties for his "Marvin's Room" record.

Continue reading Drake Addresses Alleged Ex-Girlfriend's Unpaid Royalty, Romance Accusations.

SOHH March Madness: "The Brother Is So Artistic. He Comes Out & Murks Everybody"

March 18, 2012 10:30 AM

[Starting 5: With the annual NCAA March Madness tournament in full swing, SOHH asks your favorite hip-hop artists to name their rap-based starting five team line-ups. Today, Cypress Hill's DJ Muggs rolls out his Soul Assassins.]

Continue reading SOHH March Madness: "The Brother Is So Artistic. He Comes Out & Murks Everybody".

Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music Comp "Pretty, Pretty Close" To Completion, Says Mannie Fresh [Video]

March 18, 2012 10:04 AM

As fans eagerly await the spring-targeted G.O.O.D. Music compilation album helmed by rap star Kanye West, contributing producer Mannie Fresh has reflected on the project's journey and current status.

Continue reading Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music Comp "Pretty, Pretty Close" To Completion, Says Mannie Fresh [Video].

"As Far As An Artist, A Rapper, A Human Being, There's Nobody That's Touching Him" [Video]

March 18, 2012 9:52 AM

With rap star DMX finally ready to comeback to his album-selling ways, producer Dame Grease recently spoke on what fans can expect from the one-time Ruff Ryders leader.

Continue reading "As Far As An Artist, A Rapper, A Human Being, There's Nobody That's Touching Him" [Video].

A$AP Rocky Gets Rocked, Beer-Tossing Incident Sparks SXSW Violence

March 18, 2012 9:33 AM

Harlem rap newcomer A$AP Rocky found himself entangled in a physical altercation Sunday (March 18) morning after a fight broke out at the annual South By Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas.

Continue reading A$AP Rocky Gets Rocked, Beer-Tossing Incident Sparks SXSW Violence.

Lil Wayne's Million Dollar Mansion Too High, Louisiana Home Cited For Grass Violation

March 18, 2012 9:18 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne is making weekend headlines with reports claiming his Louisiana home has been cited for a lawn violation.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Million Dollar Mansion Too High, Louisiana Home Cited For Grass Violation.

Photo of the Day: Fabolous Shows His Hometown NY Knicks Love

March 18, 2012 12:19 AM

Blue & Orange: Brooklyn rapper Fabolous shows off his New York Knicks-decked out iPhone.

Photo taken from Fabolous' Twitter

A$AP Rocky Thanks Drake Later, "I Learned How To Gain Confidence, Stage Presence [From Him]" [Video]

March 17, 2012 11:01 PM

Harlem rap newcomer A$AP Rocky recently opened up about picking up some lessons courtesy of Young Money star Drake after recently hitting the road with him on the "Club Paradise" tour.

Continue reading A$AP Rocky Thanks Drake Later, "I Learned How To Gain Confidence, Stage Presence [From Him]" [Video].

Birdman's Cash Money Records Sued By Mega Music Giant

March 17, 2012 9:53 PM

Renowned record label Cash Money is making weekend headlines with reports claiming mega music giant EMI has sued Birdman's company over unpaid royalties.

Continue reading Birdman's Cash Money Records Sued By Mega Music Giant.

Royce Da 5'9 On Yelawolf's Road To Recovery, "He Doesn't Mind Putting His Physical Health In Danger"

March 17, 2012 9:37 PM

Slaughterhouse's Royce Da 5'9 recently provided fans with an update on fellow Shady Records labelmate Yelawolf as he recovers from a spleen injury.

Continue reading Royce Da 5'9 On Yelawolf's Road To Recovery, "He Doesn't Mind Putting His Physical Health In Danger".

SOHH March Madness: "I Consider Him The Best Rapper In The World. You Heard It From My Mouth"

March 17, 2012 10:23 AM

[Starting 5: With the annual NCAA March Madness tournament finally in full swing, SOHH is asking your favorite hip-hop artists to name their rap-based starting five team line-ups. Today, West Coast rapper Planet Asia brings out his Planet Asia squad.]

Continue reading SOHH March Madness: "I Consider Him The Best Rapper In The World. You Heard It From My Mouth".

Soulja Boy Tell Em Says Stop, Don't Crank That "Kony" [Audio]

March 17, 2012 10:13 AM

Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em is showing off his political awareness with the new "Stop Kony" record aimed at bringing awareness to notorious Ugandan leader Joseph Kony.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Tell Em Says Stop, Don't Crank That "Kony" [Audio].

Nicki Minaj Spreads Her Pink For Nas, Cam'ron & More, "Roman Reloaded" 22-Song Tracklist Revealed

March 17, 2012 10:01 AM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded will live up to feature-happy fans' expectations with joint records courtesy of Nas, Cam'ron, Beenie Man and more.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Spreads Her Pink For Nas, Cam'ron & More, "Roman Reloaded" 22-Song Tracklist Revealed.

Drake & Busta Rhymes Collaborations On Deck, Promises Mystikal

March 17, 2012 9:52 AM

Days after rapper Mystikal announced his Original album title, the former No Limit artist has hinted at plans to recruit labelmates Busta Rhymes and Drake for the upcoming Cash Money debut.

Continue reading Drake & Busta Rhymes Collaborations On Deck, Promises Mystikal.

T.I. Confirms Taylor Swift & Grand Hustle Induction, "She's Part Of The Crew" [Video]

March 17, 2012 9:33 AM

Grand Hustle rapper T.I. recently spoke on country star Taylor Swift and confirmed speculation of an upcoming collaobration with the Grammy-winner and protege emcee B.o.B.

Continue reading T.I. Confirms Taylor Swift & Grand Hustle Induction, "She's Part Of The Crew" [Video].

Photo of the Day: Juelz Santana Shows Off His GMan Status

March 17, 2012 12:12 AM

Go Crazy: Dipset's Juelz Santana puts on his game face.

Photo taken from Juelz Santana's Twitter

Charles Hamilton Drops Unexpected J. Cole Diss, "I Ain't Drizzy, But I Will Rip A Track" [Audio]

March 16, 2012 6:42 PM

Elusive rapper Charles Hamilton has decided to unleash his issues with Roc Nation's J. Cole by releasing a diss track appropriately titled "J. Cole Diss" going at the Jay-Z protege.

Continue reading Charles Hamilton Drops Unexpected J. Cole Diss, "I Ain't Drizzy, But I Will Rip A Track" [Audio].

Jay-Z's Favorite LP Of 2012 Revealed, "[He] Listens To It Constantly"

March 16, 2012 5:10 PM

The Roots' Questlove has provided fans with an update on the long-awaited debut album from Roc Nation's Jay Electronica, claiming rap mogul Jay-Z has already co-signed its greatness.

Continue reading Jay-Z's Favorite LP Of 2012 Revealed, "[He] Listens To It Constantly".

Future & Ras Kass On SXSW Festivities, "I've Just Watched It Grow W/ Hip-Hop"

March 16, 2012 5:00 PM

With the South By Southwest festivities coming to an end, SOHH reached out to rap newcomer Future and hip-hop veteran, Ras Kass, for their take on the annual gathering.

Continue reading Future & Ras Kass On SXSW Festivities, "I've Just Watched It Grow W/ Hip-Hop".

A$AP Rocky Rips XXL Magazine's Freshmen '12, "A Lot Of The Motherf*ckers On The List Are Corny As F*ck"

March 16, 2012 4:39 PM

Harlem rap newcomer A$AP Rocky may be putting a bullseye on his head after taking an open jab at XXL Magazine's annual Freshmen list.

Continue reading A$AP Rocky Rips XXL Magazine's Freshmen '12, "A Lot Of The Motherf*ckers On The List Are Corny As F*ck".

Tom Hanks' Son Gets Big On Media Outlets, "STOP CALLING ME A RAPPER"

March 16, 2012 4:15 PM

Hollywood star Tom Hanks' son Chet Haze is setting the record straight after emerging into the hip-hop spotlight as an emcee, asking all media outlets to refrain from labeling him an aspiring rapper.

Continue reading Tom Hanks' Son Gets Big On Media Outlets, "STOP CALLING ME A RAPPER".

SOHH March Madness: "For The Center, I'm Putting 50 Cent Right In The Middle For Intimidation"

March 16, 2012 3:30 PM

[Starting 5: With the annual NCAA March Madness tournament finally in full swing, SOHH is asking your favorite hip-hop artists to name their rap-based starting five team line-ups. Today, Chicago rap veteran Twista lets his Few Good Men hit the floor.]

Continue reading SOHH March Madness: "For The Center, I'm Putting 50 Cent Right In The Middle For Intimidation".

"He's Worked His A** Off, So Why Are People Still Crucifying Him?"

March 16, 2012 3:00 PM

London bred singer & raptress, Estelle, has offered her take on the inescapable controversy that surrounds Chris Brown after his publicized 2009 domestic dispute with ethen girlfriend Rihanna.

Continue reading "He's Worked His A** Off, So Why Are People Still Crucifying Him?".

M.I.A. Clashes W/ CNN's Anderson Cooper, "[You] Called Me A Terrorist For Speaking Out"

March 16, 2012 1:45 PM

Infamous raptress and self-proclaimed "Bad Girl", M.I.A., is once again making headlines a month after her finger flicking stint at Super Bowl '12, now taking aim at CNN reporter Anderson Cooper

Continue reading M.I.A. Clashes W/ CNN's Anderson Cooper, "[You] Called Me A Terrorist For Speaking Out".

Ace Hood On Miami Heat's Dwayne Wade Spitting Hot Fire: "We Were In The Club Turned Up"

March 16, 2012 1:00 PM

After raising eyebrows last month with footage of him and Miami Heat superstar Dwayne Wade rapping on-stage at a Florida nightclub, SOHH decided to hit up DJ Khaled's protege, Ace Hood, to find out what really went down at NBA All-Star Weekend.


Continue reading Ace Hood On Miami Heat's Dwayne Wade Spitting Hot Fire: "We Were In The Club Turned Up".

Nicki Minaj Shares Her 'Pink' W/ Mystery Guest Feature, "I Now Have A Hip Hop Legend"

March 16, 2012 12:30 PM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded may only be a few weeks away from hitting stores shelves, however, the self-proclaimed Barbie has now teased fans with hints of a hip-hop legend appearing on the LP.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Shares Her 'Pink' W/ Mystery Guest Feature, "I Now Have A Hip Hop Legend".

Amber Rose Drops The Nasty N-Bomb, Nicki Minaj's Hot Pink Bikini Photos Scorch, Drake Holds Down The Crown

March 16, 2012 12:00 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we ponder if Amber Rose's recent N-bomb was a big deal, drool over Nicki Minaj's new hot pink bikini pictures, applaud Drake for holding things down and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Amber Rose Drops The Nasty N-Bomb, Nicki Minaj's Hot Pink Bikini Photos Scorch, Drake Holds Down The Crown.

Fabolous' Got Money To Blow, Loso Makes It Rain $28,000 In ATL Strip Club

March 16, 2012 11:00 AM

Brooklyn rapper Fabolous appears to be living it up these days and reportedly made it rain tens of thousands of dollars at yet another strip club this week.

Continue reading Fabolous' Got Money To Blow, Loso Makes It Rain $28,000 In ATL Strip Club.

Rihanna Explains Her Reunion With Chris Brown + Nas Returns To Don Status?!?

March 16, 2012 10:35 AM

Continue reading Rihanna Explains Her Reunion With Chris Brown + Nas Returns To Don Status?!?.

Lil Kim Describes B.I.G. As Notorious-ly Cautious, "Big Was Very Protective Of Me, Like Overprotective"

March 16, 2012 9:30 AM

Brooklyn rap veteran Lil Kim recently reflected on her late hip-hop mentor Notorious B.I.G. and just how close of a bond they had at the start of her career.

Continue reading Lil Kim Describes B.I.G. As Notorious-ly Cautious, "Big Was Very Protective Of Me, Like Overprotective".

Mystikal Turns Blind Eye To Mannie Fresh's Cash Money Records Beef

March 16, 2012 9:07 AM

Newly signed Cash Money Records artist Mystikal is not letting tensions between producer Mannie Fresh and his new record label throw him off, admitting he is most concerned with making quality music.

Continue reading Mystikal Turns Blind Eye To Mannie Fresh's Cash Money Records Beef.

Goldyn Chyld T-Shirt: "You Can Tell We Really Gave A F*ck About It"

March 16, 2012 1:13 AM

[As he continues to work away at new music, West Coast rap veteran Ras Kass steps aside and gives you give reasons to support his limited edition Goldyn Chyld t-shirts.]

Continue reading Goldyn Chyld T-Shirt: "You Can Tell We Really Gave A F*ck About It".

"Rick Ross Could Be One Of The Greatest Poets Of All Time"

March 16, 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 112's Slim scooped out his top five, Houston's DJ Michael "5000" Watts unveils his picks.]

Continue reading "Rick Ross Could Be One Of The Greatest Poets Of All Time".

Photo of the Day: DJ Drama Shows Off Drake, Meek Mill, Iggy Azalea & More

March 16, 2012 12:00 AM

Gang's All In: Atlanta's DJ Drama rubs elbows with Drake, Meek Mill and Iggy Azalea.

Photo taken from DJ Drama's Twitter

Jay-Z's Ex-Business Partner, Roc-A-Fella Co-Founder Pleads Guilty In Drug Trafficking Case

March 15, 2012 11:19 PM

Former Jay-Z business associate and Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder Kareem "Biggs" Burke has reportedly pleaded guilty to charges relating to a major drug trafficking case.

Continue reading Jay-Z's Ex-Business Partner, Roc-A-Fella Co-Founder Pleads Guilty In Drug Trafficking Case.

Flavor Flav Says He's Doesn't Give A Cluck, Re-Enters Fried Chicken Biz

March 15, 2012 10:58 PM

Former Public Enemy member Flavor Flav is back for another shot at poultry success in Las Vegas after a past run resulted in bad business with an ex-associate.

Continue reading Flavor Flav Says He's Doesn't Give A Cluck, Re-Enters Fried Chicken Biz.

UPDATE: Nas Puts Out A Hit, "Don" Spills Onto The Streets [Audio]

March 15, 2012 5:34 PM

Rap veteran Nas' new "The Don" record has suffered a premature release, premiering online hours before its slated debut tonight (March 15) on New York radio station Hot 97.

Continue reading UPDATE: Nas Puts Out A Hit, "Don" Spills Onto The Streets [Audio].

Rihanna Breaks Silence On Letting Chris Brown Taste Her "Birthday Cake" [Audio]

March 15, 2012 5:00 PM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna has finally broken her silence on linking up with ex-boyfriend Chris Brown for a pair of remixes and crowned Breezy the hottest singer in the music industry.

Continue reading Rihanna Breaks Silence On Letting Chris Brown Taste Her "Birthday Cake" [Audio].

Mystikal Turned Away From Rap Behind Bars, "I Kinda Disconnected From The Hip-Hop Scene, 'Cause That Was Painful"

March 15, 2012 4:30 PM

Former convict and newly signed YMCMB artist, Mystikal, recently reflected on life behind bars and how he intentionally stayed away from keeping up with the rap scene while serving a 5 year bid.

Continue reading Mystikal Turned Away From Rap Behind Bars, "I Kinda Disconnected From The Hip-Hop Scene, 'Cause That Was Painful".

Drake Reflects On Past Groupie-Like Lifestyle, "After A Man Reaches Climax, That's Like The Realest Moment Of Your Life"

March 15, 2012 2:15 PM

Young Money star Drake opens up in GQ magazine on his love life and how he has outgrown wanting women for the simple pleasures of sex.

Continue reading Drake Reflects On Past Groupie-Like Lifestyle, "After A Man Reaches Climax, That's Like The Realest Moment Of Your Life".

Nicki Minaj's Hot Pink Bikini Pics Keep Internet Sizzlin', Rapper Gets Wet In Hawaii

March 15, 2012 1:00 PM

A day after heating up the Internet with a leaked photo from her "Starships" music video set, Nicki Minaj continues to raise the temperature as more images of her curvy body have made their way online.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj's Hot Pink Bikini Pics Keep Internet Sizzlin', Rapper Gets Wet In Hawaii.

SOHH March Madness: "I'm Going W/ Eminem For My Center. Can't Nobody F*ck W/ Him"

March 15, 2012 12:15 PM

[Starting 5: With the annual NCAA March Madness tournament finally in full swing, SOHH is asking your favorite hip-hop artists to name their rap-based starting five team line-ups. Today, Houston rapper Paul Wall lays out who makes up his All Nighters.]

Continue reading SOHH March Madness: "I'm Going W/ Eminem For My Center. Can't Nobody F*ck W/ Him".

The-Dream Explains Kim Kardashian's One-Night Stand W/ Music

March 15, 2012 9:27 AM

R&B singer The-Dream recently discussed reality star Kim Kardashian making an unexpected move in the music industry last year and admitted it was merely all for fun.

Continue reading The-Dream Explains Kim Kardashian's One-Night Stand W/ Music.

"We Don't Have A Balance In The Industry. I'm Not Claiming To Be The Mad Rapper Neither" [Video]

March 15, 2012 9:17 AM

EPMD's Erick Sermon recently reflected on the state of hip-hop and offered his take on what is ultimately setting the rap game back.

Continue reading "We Don't Have A Balance In The Industry. I'm Not Claiming To Be The Mad Rapper Neither" [Video].

Sheek Louch Shoots For A Hot Summer, Pencils In 'Wu-Block' Release Date

March 15, 2012 9:06 AM

The LOX's Sheek Louch has answered the fans' calling for a Wu-Block release date by revealing the joint project will finally hit store shelves this summer.

Continue reading Sheek Louch Shoots For A Hot Summer, Pencils In 'Wu-Block' Release Date.

Nas Teases The Fans, Flaunts His "Don" Status

March 15, 2012 8:49 AM

Rap veteran Nas is giving fans reason to get excited once again by releasing the cover art for a new single titled "The Don" slated to premiere this evening.

Continue reading Nas Teases The Fans, Flaunts His "Don" Status.

DJ Clark Kent Names His All-Time Fave Notorious B.I.G. Record, "The Rhymes Were Out Of This World"

March 15, 2012 8:40 AM

Music veteran DJ Clark Kent recently revealed his all-time favorite Notorious B.I.G. record and despite being the mastermind behind "Brooklyn's Finest," the producer said his pick dates back to the late rap mogul's 1994 debut album.

Continue reading DJ Clark Kent Names His All-Time Fave Notorious B.I.G. Record, "The Rhymes Were Out Of This World".

Drake Regrets Being A Lady Killer + Rapper Opens Soul Food Joint?!?

March 15, 2012 8:31 AM

Wattup. The Bruce LeRoy of the blogs is back, karate kid crane kickin' you n*ggas with some more of this rap sh*t. First up, we got Mr. Sensitivity himself sorting through his feelings over a cold glass of wine, then we got a rapper who once did the shuck 'n jive now trying to feed the masses. This can't be life.

Continue reading Drake Regrets Being A Lady Killer + Rapper Opens Soul Food Joint?!?.

Reed Space: "We've Been Here For 10 Years. A Lot Of Boutiques Come & Go, But We're Still Here"

March 15, 2012 12:15 AM

[With spring creeping closer, Reed Space Floor Manager Larry Robinson gives you his top five reasons to dig in your pockets and splurge on some must-have items.]

Continue reading Reed Space: "We've Been Here For 10 Years. A Lot Of Boutiques Come & Go, But We're Still Here".

"He Should Be Considered In The Same Breath As A Kanye West & Maybe Even Eminem"

March 15, 2012 12:05 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Tech N9ne gave Joe Budden, Cam'ron and Beanie Sigel the title earlier this week, producer Ken Lewis crowns Joe Budden SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He Should Be Considered In The Same Breath As A Kanye West & Maybe Even Eminem".

Photo of the Day: Kevin Hart & Tech N9ne Share A Few Laughs

March 15, 2012 12:00 AM

Perfect Strangers: Comedian Kevin Hart links with Strange Music's Tech N9ne.

Be sure to check out Tech N9ne speaking on his "Interlude" record in Singled Out!

Rick Ross Says Reebok Back, Diddy & Wale Co-Sign The Boss' Mega Move

March 14, 2012 11:50 PM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross just made a boss move by teaming up with mega sneaker company Reebok.

Continue reading Rick Ross Says Reebok Back, Diddy & Wale Co-Sign The Boss' Mega Move.

"I Don't Think SXSW Is The Same Tool For Getting Recognized That It Was 3, 4 & 5 Years Ago"

March 14, 2012 9:00 PM

With the fesitivies at this year's South By Southwest event in full gear, SOHH decided to reach out to Southern rapper Bubba Sparxxx for his take on the annual indie musc gathering.

Continue reading "I Don't Think SXSW Is The Same Tool For Getting Recognized That It Was 3, 4 & 5 Years Ago".

Amber Rose's "Never Been" W/ Wiz Khalifa & Rick Ross, "F*ck That Other Sh*t Them N*ggas Talk About" [Audio]

March 14, 2012 6:46 PM

Video vixen Amber Rose continues to show off her musical talent by teaming up with fiancee Wiz Khalifa and the self-proclaimed "Biggest Boss" Rick Ross on their "Never Been (Part II)" collaboration.

Continue reading Amber Rose's "Never Been" W/ Wiz Khalifa & Rick Ross, "F*ck That Other Sh*t Them N*ggas Talk About" [Audio].

Irv Gotti Loses Presidency Bid, Def Jam Fills Executive Void

March 14, 2012 4:46 PM

Former Murder Inc. CEO Irv Gotti can stop his Def Jam presidency campaign as the iconic record label finally fills in the executive position with industry veteran Joie Manda.

Continue reading Irv Gotti Loses Presidency Bid, Def Jam Fills Executive Void.

Lil Wayne Looks Beyond 'Greatest' Title, Wants "Best Skater Alive" Accolade [Video]

March 14, 2012 4:20 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne is no longer satisfied with his self-proclaimed "Best Rapper Alive" title and is seeking dominance as a skateboarder.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Looks Beyond 'Greatest' Title, Wants "Best Skater Alive" Accolade [Video].

Wiz Khalifa's 'Taylor Allderdice' Brings Destruction, "We Crashed That Sh*t!!!"

March 14, 2012 4:05 PM

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa can smile despite his new Taylor Allderdice crashing mixtape circuits this week as the technical problem proves the Taylor Gang leader's high demand.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa's 'Taylor Allderdice' Brings Destruction, "We Crashed That Sh*t!!!".

Don Trip, Wale & Starlito Get Messy On The Ladies [Video]

March 14, 2012 2:15 PM

Still riding the success of his DJ Drama-hosted Guerilla mixtape, Memphis rapper, Don Trip, turns his rhymes into reality in the SOHH exclusive premiere of his "I'ma Mess" record.

Continue reading Don Trip, Wale & Starlito Get Messy On The Ladies [Video].

Yelawolf Still In Recovery, Interscope Records Reveals Mystery Illness

March 14, 2012 1:55 PM

Shady Records' Yelawolf is currently still in recovery mode after nixing a Detroit concert earlier this month. Now his record label has revealed what the rapper's medical complication is.

Continue reading Yelawolf Still In Recovery, Interscope Records Reveals Mystery Illness.

SOHH March Madness: "For Point Guard, I'm Going To Have To Call On Tip. He's Dope As F*ck"

March 14, 2012 1:30 PM

[Starting 5: With the annual NCAA March Madness tournament finally in full swing, SOHH is asking your favorite hip-hop artists to name their rap-based starting five team line-ups. Today, Atlanta rapper Killer Mike lays out who makes out his Grind Time Pirates.]

Continue reading SOHH March Madness: "For Point Guard, I'm Going To Have To Call On Tip. He's Dope As F*ck".

Drake Says The Game's Changed, "Rap Now Is Just Being Young, Fly & Having Your Sh*t Together"

March 14, 2012 12:45 PM

Young Money star Drake graces the upcoming issue of GQ magazine and speaks on the ever-changing state of hip hop and what he feels is an evolution of rap music.

Continue reading Drake Says The Game's Changed, "Rap Now Is Just Being Young, Fly & Having Your Sh*t Together".

Drake Takes Care Atop His Competition, Lil Wayne Returns To Top 10, Young Jeezy's Motivation Goes Gold

March 14, 2012 12:10 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Drake leads the pack at No. 7, Lil Wayne makes a huge return to Top 10 and Young Jeezy shines gold in Top 30.

Continue reading Drake Takes Care Atop His Competition, Lil Wayne Returns To Top 10, Young Jeezy's Motivation Goes Gold.

[PIC] Nicki Minaj Flaunts Booty At Video Shoot + Chris Rock In Rap Battle?!?

March 14, 2012 10:57 AM

Nicki back. The Young Money spitter is dropping a video to that mega-pop sounding track "Starships." While the track didn't get much love from the hardcore rap fans out there, the video may be a little more interesting. Pics of Minaj on the set, rocking a bathing suit and bright green hair recently hit the web and let's just say, that a** is lookin' right.

Continue reading [PIC] Nicki Minaj Flaunts Booty At Video Shoot + Chris Rock In Rap Battle?!?.

"[Lil Wayne & Baby] Didn't Save My Career, They Saved My Life. Literally" [Video]

March 14, 2012 10:45 AM

Newly signed Cash Money Records rapper, Mystikal, recently reflected on his revived music career and how Birdman and Lil Wayne gave him a second chance at making a run in the music industry.

Continue reading "[Lil Wayne & Baby] Didn't Save My Career, They Saved My Life. Literally" [Video].

Drake Recalls Getting Shook In The Big Apple, "It Was A Lot Of Nerves"

March 14, 2012 9:54 AM

Young Money's Drake has reflected on becoming an instant star back in 2009 when he performed at iconic New York City venue S.O.B.'s for the first time and how nerve-racking the experience was.

Continue reading Drake Recalls Getting Shook In The Big Apple, "It Was A Lot Of Nerves".

A$AP Experiences Rocky Club Incident, Bouncer Rejects Rapper's Entrance Pleas

March 14, 2012 9:33 AM

Harlem rapper A$AP Rocky is making headlines this week with reports claiming he was refused entry into a New York City nightclub Tuesday (March 13).

Continue reading A$AP Experiences Rocky Club Incident, Bouncer Rejects Rapper's Entrance Pleas.

RockSmith: "Our Graphic Tee Is The Perfect Icebreaker To Pick Up Chicks"

March 14, 2012 12:05 AM

[With spring right around the corner, RockSmith co-founder Erik Marino gives you his top five reasons to get decked out appropriately as the temperature rises.]

Continue reading RockSmith: "Our Graphic Tee Is The Perfect Icebreaker To Pick Up Chicks".

"Their Swagger Definitely Set It Off In The West Coast"

March 14, 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 John Regan dished out his top five favorite emcees, 112's Slim names his favorite rappers.]

Continue reading "Their Swagger Definitely Set It Off In The West Coast".

Photo of the Day: Gensu Dean Serves Up A Tasty Treat

March 14, 2012 12:00 AM

You Got Served: Texas producer Gensu Dean whips up a midday snack.

Be sure to peep Gensu Dean break down his Large Professor-assisted "Forever" in Singled Out!

Shyne On Ending Diddy Beef, "This Could Have Ended Like Tupac & B.I.G."

March 13, 2012 6:45 PM

Former Bad Boy Records rapper Shyne has finally opened up on calling a truce and ending an extensive feud with ex-boss Diddy last week in Paris when they met face-to-face.

Continue reading Shyne On Ending Diddy Beef, "This Could Have Ended Like Tupac & B.I.G.".

Mystikal Reveals Cash Money LP Title, "I Know Y'all Been Waiting" [Video]

March 13, 2012 4:50 PM

Rap veteran and newly signed YMCMB member, Mystikal, announced the official title of his upcoming Cash Money Records debut at a "106 & Park" appearance this week. 

Continue reading Mystikal Reveals Cash Money LP Title, "I Know Y'all Been Waiting" [Video].

Diddy Names His All-Time Favorite B.I.G. "Life After Death" Record

March 13, 2012 4:30 PM

Bad Boy Records CEO, Diddy, recently reflected on late hip-hop mogul Notorious B.I.G. and revealed his all-time favorite record off the rapper's platinum-selling Life After Death LP.

Continue reading Diddy Names His All-Time Favorite B.I.G. "Life After Death" Record.

Ice Cube Dissolves "Boyz N The Hood" Director Rumor, N.W.A. Biopic Still In the Works

March 13, 2012 3:25 PM

West Coast rapper turned Hollywood actor, Ice Cube, recently provided fans with an update on the long-awaited N.W.A. biopic and said despite the speculation, a director has yet to be confirmed for the flick.

Continue reading Ice Cube Dissolves "Boyz N The Hood" Director Rumor, N.W.A. Biopic Still In the Works .

"Interlude": "I Got Alotta Favorite Rappers On That 'Carter IV' Beat. Nas Is One"

March 13, 2012 3:00 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at a how record came together. After Gensu Dean explained the Large Professor assisted track "Forever", Tech N9ne reflects on his "Interlude" verse off of Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV.]

Continue reading "Interlude": "I Got Alotta Favorite Rappers On That 'Carter IV' Beat. Nas Is One".

Kid Cudi Says Men & Record Labels Lie But Numbers Don't, "There Was A Method To My Madness"

March 13, 2012 2:00 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Kid Cudi recently reflected on proving his naysayers and record label, Universal Republic, wrong with an impressive opening week for his WZRD album, saying he knew the joint LP had potential to push out respectable numbers.

Continue reading Kid Cudi Says Men & Record Labels Lie But Numbers Don't, "There Was A Method To My Madness".

Tyga & Blac Chyna Dating Rumors Heat Up, Alleged Couple Get Inked

March 13, 2012 1:15 PM

Young Money rapper Tyga and his exotic dancer turned girlfriend, Blac Chyna, have nixed plans to keep their speculated romance under wraps by hooking up for the most recent cover of Urban Ink magazine.

Continue reading Tyga & Blac Chyna Dating Rumors Heat Up, Alleged Couple Get Inked.

"Forever": "This Is A Guy In High School Who I Inspired To Be. This Is Somebody I Dreamed Of..."

March 13, 2012 12:15 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each week and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Lee Bannon deciphered his single "Search & Destroy," producer Gensu Dean explains how his Large Professor-assisted "Forever" came together.]

Continue reading "Forever": "This Is A Guy In High School Who I Inspired To Be. This Is Somebody I Dreamed Of...".

The-Dream & The Weeknd Beef Online + Is Iggy Really Sorry?!?

March 13, 2012 12:06 PM

Wasn't I just talking about these R&B n*ggas being the new thugs? What the f*ck is an R&B beef anyway -- two dudes meeting up in an alley and scratching the sh*t outta each others faces? D*mn, I long for the days where singers would just make music, now these cats out here plotting drive by tasings and sh*t.

Continue reading The-Dream & The Weeknd Beef Online + Is Iggy Really Sorry?!?.

Paul Wall Gleams Over SXSW's Star Power, "Now You Have Kanye West & Jay-Z Performing There"

March 13, 2012 12:05 PM

With the annual South By Southwest fesitivities in full effect, SOHH reached out to Texas-bred emcee, Paul Wall, for his take on his homestate getting its annual mainstream shine.

Continue reading Paul Wall Gleams Over SXSW's Star Power, "Now You Have Kanye West & Jay-Z Performing There".

Young Jeezy Gets That White, Golden Girl Co-Sign, "She Just Said, 'I Love Your Music & I'm A Big Fan'"

March 13, 2012 11:30 AM

Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy has cleared the air after getting caught rubbing elbows with  former "Golden Girls" actress Betty White, at a taping for late night talk show "Conan" last month.

Continue reading Young Jeezy Gets That White, Golden Girl Co-Sign, "She Just Said, 'I Love Your Music & I'm A Big Fan'".

Drake & Rihanna Get Steamy, Intimate New Photos Released

March 13, 2012 10:45 AM

After the release of her "Cake" collabo with ex-boyfriend Chris Brown, former short-lived couple, Drake and Rihanna, are raising eyebrows as new photos of them getting intimate have emerged online.

Continue reading Drake & Rihanna Get Steamy, Intimate New Photos Released.

Police Still Investigating Young Buck's Drive-By Shooting

March 13, 2012 9:28 AM

Just over a week after rapper Young Buck made headlines for dodging death when his truck got riddled with bullets in Tennessee, new reports claim the investigation is still ongoing.

Continue reading Police Still Investigating Young Buck's Drive-By Shooting.

Ludacris Plans Special B-Day Delivery, "Ludaversal" Release Date Revealed

March 13, 2012 9:16 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris will have much more than his 35th birthday to celebrate next September as new reports claim the long-awaited Ludaversal LP will arrive on his born day.

Continue reading Ludacris Plans Special B-Day Delivery, "Ludaversal" Release Date Revealed.

"He Is An Extreme F*ckin' Lyricist"

March 13, 2012 1:00 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After rapper Nefew crowned Saigon SOHH Underrated, Tech N9Ne lists a trio of spitters who he feels deserve more praise.]

Continue reading "He Is An Extreme F*ckin' Lyricist".

"Black Belt Theatre": "The Majority Of The World Knows What A Black Belt Means & I'm At That High Point Right Now"

March 13, 2012 12:05 AM

[With his long-awaited Black Belt Theatre album finally on store shelves, West Coast rap veteran Planet Asia gives you his top five reasons to dig in your pockets and cop this must-have LP.]

Continue reading "Black Belt Theatre": "The Majority Of The World Knows What A Black Belt Means & I'm At That High Point Right Now".

Kanye West Gets Caught Gazing Into Diddy's All-Black Everything Chest

March 13, 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 Kanye West Gets Caught Gazing Into Diddy's All-Black Everything Chest.

"Search & Destroy": "Besides Being Connected To Him By My Ex-Girl, We're Both Students Of Alchemist"

March 13, 2012 12:05 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each week and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Too Short broke down the science behind his "Trying To Come Up" joint, producer Lee Bannon deciphers how his Chuck Inglish-assisted "Search & Destroy" came together.]

Continue reading "Search & Destroy": "Besides Being Connected To Him By My Ex-Girl, We're Both Students Of Alchemist".

Photo of the Day: Kanye West Gazes Into Diddy's Chest (Cap Diss)

March 13, 2012 12:00 AM

Hypnotize Me: G.O.O.D. Music's Kanye West gets lost gazing at Diddy's chest.

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

Jay-Z Kicks Off South By Southwest Festivities, "I'm Feeling A Lot Of Love In This City"

March 12, 2012 11:28 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z stayed true to his word by kicking off the festivities for South By Southwest Monday (March 12) by performing for a packed crowd of Austin, Texas fans.

Continue reading Jay-Z Kicks Off South By Southwest Festivities, "I'm Feeling A Lot Of Love In This City".

Tech N9ne Unloads On South By Southwest, "I Probably Don't Say The Things That Are Politically Correct, But F*ck SXSW"

March 12, 2012 5:55 PM

With the annual South By Southwest festivities in full effect this week, SOHH recently reached out to indie-turned-mainstream rap veteran Tech N9ne for his take on the Austin, Texas event.

Continue reading Tech N9ne Unloads On South By Southwest, "I Probably Don't Say The Things That Are Politically Correct, But F*ck SXSW".

"When People Think Of The Game, They Just Think Of This Mean Face"

March 12, 2012 4:55 PM

West Coast rapper and former G-unit member, The Game, recently opened up about what fans can expect from his upcoming VH1 "Behind the Music" special, admitting his real life will finally be exposed.

Continue reading "When People Think Of The Game, They Just Think Of This Mean Face".

Kreayshawn Says Mom's Receiving Death Threats, "They Want To Kill Her"

March 12, 2012 4:54 PM

West Coast rap newcomer Kreayshawn has opened up on making headlines last week after controversial tweets allegedly made their way onto her Twitter page.

Continue reading Kreayshawn Says Mom's Receiving Death Threats, "They Want To Kill Her".

"I Definitely Want The Credit, The Branding & Go Ahead & Give Me The Money Too"

March 12, 2012 4:15 PM

[With the emergence of dubstep- electronic dance music which originated from South London- into hip-hop's mainstream as of late, West Coast rap veteran, Ras Kass, reveals how he had the jump on the sound years ago.]

Continue reading "I Definitely Want The Credit, The Branding & Go Ahead & Give Me The Money Too".

Iggy Azalea Addresses Controversial Lyric, "I Was Never Trying To Say I'm A Slave Owner"

March 12, 2012 3:15 PM

Grand Hustle's new female emcee, Iggy Azalea, has finally stepped forward to clear the air on a controversial lyric which ulimately sparked a fury of disses courtesy of fellow rap newcomer, Azealia Banks.

Continue reading Iggy Azalea Addresses Controversial Lyric, "I Was Never Trying To Say I'm A Slave Owner".

"I Wish I Could F*ck The Most Famous Female Celebrity, On Camera!"

March 12, 2012 2:20 PM

Bad Boy Records' newly signed artist, Machine Gun Kelly , lives up to his extreme rap alias by dishing out his inclination for grabbing the backsides of female concertgoers, as well as his wish to make a famous sex tape.

Continue reading "I Wish I Could F*ck The Most Famous Female Celebrity, On Camera!".

Lil Wayne Spaces Out, "I Just Want To Introduce My World To Their World"

March 12, 2012 1:35 PM

Rapper Lil Wayne's infatuation with skateboarding continues to explode in the public's eye as seen in his most recent cover for skate magazine, CCS.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Spaces Out, "I Just Want To Introduce My World To Their World".

NBA Star Fined For Exposing Tahiry's Ass-ets, "I'mma Choke [Him]. He Thinks This Is The Funniest Sh*t Ever"

March 12, 2012 12:45 PM

Over the weekend, newly acquired New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith, felt the wrath of the NBA after making headlines for tweeting a controversial photo of rapper Joe Budden's ex-girlfriend turned video vixen, Tahiry Jose.

Continue reading NBA Star Fined For Exposing Tahiry's Ass-ets, "I'mma Choke [Him]. He Thinks This Is The Funniest Sh*t Ever".

DJ Whoo Kid On 50 Cent's 'Get Rich Or Die Tryin'' SXSW Set, "It's F*cking Nuts"

March 12, 2012 12:00 PM

As rap star 50 Cent prepares to head down to Texas for the big annual South By Southwest music event this week, G-Unit's DJ Whoo Kid sat down with SOHH and discussed the G-Unit front-man performing his 2003 LP Get Rich or Die Tryin' in its entirety.

Continue reading DJ Whoo Kid On 50 Cent's 'Get Rich Or Die Tryin'' SXSW Set, "It's F*cking Nuts".

Notorious B.I.G. & Jay-Z Engaged In Friendly Battle, Says Lil Kim

March 12, 2012 11:30 AM

Grammy award-winning raptress, Lil Kim, recently reflected on the late Notorious B.I.G.'s legacy and revealed just how competitive Big Poppa became around platinum-selling rap mogul, Jay-Z.

Continue reading Notorious B.I.G. & Jay-Z Engaged In Friendly Battle, Says Lil Kim.

Mystikal Makes "Original" Cash Money Introduction W/ Lil Wayne & Birdman [Video]

March 12, 2012 10:45 AM

Cash Money Records' newly acquired rapper, Mystikal, cemented his position as a YMCMB artist by linking up with Birdman and Lil Wayne for the release of his- first music video as a Cash Money artist.

Continue reading Mystikal Makes "Original" Cash Money Introduction W/ Lil Wayne & Birdman [Video].

[PIC] Rihanna Steps Out In See-Through Shirt + 5 Shot, 1 Dead At R&B Concert?!

March 12, 2012 9:26 AM

Is it just me, or should the first Monday following Daylight Saving Time be a national holiday? That extra hour of sleep is crucial, bruh: Woke up this morning and slapped the sh*t outta my alarm for going off before the sun went up -- but alas, the time change is upon us.

Continue reading [PIC] Rihanna Steps Out In See-Through Shirt + 5 Shot, 1 Dead At R&B Concert?!.

Bobbi Kristina Spills Emotions Over Whitney Houston, Talks Mom's Death To Oprah Winfrey [Video]

March 12, 2012 9:16 AM

Bobbi Kristina, sole daughter of late music icon, Whitney Houston, finally opened up in regards to her mother's unexpected passing, in an exclusive interview with renowned television personality Oprah Winfrey, Sunday night (March 11).

Continue reading Bobbi Kristina Spills Emotions Over Whitney Houston, Talks Mom's Death To Oprah Winfrey [Video].

Tom Hanks Gets Hip, Shows Support For Son's Rap Dream

March 12, 2012 8:53 AM

Hollywood veteran Tom Hanks is reportedly down for his son Chet Haze's dream of blowing up as a hip-hop artist as new reports claim he saw the rapper kick a few bars over the weekend.

Continue reading Tom Hanks Gets Hip, Shows Support For Son's Rap Dream.

"Tradition's Bal' Lin Tee": "We Haven't Heard So Much Excitement Over An NBA Player Since The Days Of Bron Bron Getting Drafted"

March 12, 2012 12:15 AM

[With NBA overnight sensation Jeremy Lin continuing to raise eyebrows amongst fans and players alike, Tradition Clothing store manager Beef gives you five reasons to cop the line's fresh New York Knicks-inspired tee.]

Continue reading "Tradition's Bal' Lin Tee": "We Haven't Heard So Much Excitement Over An NBA Player Since The Days Of Bron Bron Getting Drafted".

Photo of the Day: Currensy Starts Up His Studio Grind

March 12, 2012 12:00 AM

Turn My Headphones Up: Jet Life Recordings' Currensy starts up his studio grind.

Photo taken from Currensy's Twitter

"Watch The Throne" Album Sample Lawsuit Gets Royally Settled

March 11, 2012 6:20 PM

Rap duo Jay-Z and Kanye West can breathe a sigh of relief with new reports claiming their fall 2011 "The Joy" Watch the Throne lawsuit has been dismissed, saving them from a nasty legal trial.

Continue reading "Watch The Throne" Album Sample Lawsuit Gets Royally Settled.

Jay-Z & Kanye West's "Otis" Maybach Sells In Minutes, Bidder Throws Up $60,000

March 11, 2012 12:21 PM

Rap duo Jay-Z and Kanye West's Mercedes Maybach from their "Otis" music video is reportedly now off the auctioning block with reports claiming it reached a suitable bidder within minutes of its availability.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Kanye West's "Otis" Maybach Sells In Minutes, Bidder Throws Up $60,000.

Drake Finally Sells Luxury $2.6 Million Crib, Miami Heat Star Purchases Drizzy's Home

March 11, 2012 9:03 AM

Young Money star Drake has finally sold his pricey luxury Florida mansion to hometown Miami Heat basketball star Mario Chalmers.

Continue reading Drake Finally Sells Luxury $2.6 Million Crib, Miami Heat Star Purchases Drizzy's Home.

Superhead Says Don't Be A Sucker Over "Smallest D*ck" Rant

March 11, 2012 8:51 AM

Former video vixen Karrine "Superhead" Steffans has stepped up to address recent public comments she made over not getting satisfication in her sex life, claiming she merely teased fans and did not put her husband on blast.

Continue reading Superhead Says Don't Be A Sucker Over "Smallest D*ck" Rant.

UPDATE: Florida Rep Addresses Quoting Jay-Z's '99 Problems' Anthem

March 11, 2012 8:29 AM

Days after becoming an overnight Internet sensation for quoting rap mogul Jay-Z's "99 Problems" during a political debate, Florida representative Alan B. Williams has finally come forward.

Continue reading UPDATE: Florida Rep Addresses Quoting Jay-Z's '99 Problems' Anthem.

Photo of the Day: Mac Miller Shows Off His Tat Game

March 11, 2012 12:00 AM

Snapbacks & Tattoos: Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller knuckles up.

Photo taken from Mac Miller's Twitter

Rick Ross Puffs, Puffs, Passes NY Knicks-Themed Weed, Co-Signs Jeremy Lin Sticky Icky

March 10, 2012 10:41 PM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross may be loyal to his hometown Miami Heat, however, the "Boss" proved he is riding the current New York Knicks' point guard Jeremy Lin sensation as seen in a new photo.

Continue reading Rick Ross Puffs, Puffs, Passes NY Knicks-Themed Weed, Co-Signs Jeremy Lin Sticky Icky.

Ray J Chokes Up Over Whitney Houston, "I'm Really Emotional Right Now. I Really Don't Know What To Say" [Video]

March 10, 2012 7:54 PM

Weeks after Ray J released an open statement on late singer and speculated lover Whitney Houston's passing, the 31 year-old musician has finally spoken out on losing his close friend.

Continue reading Ray J Chokes Up Over Whitney Houston, "I'm Really Emotional Right Now. I Really Don't Know What To Say" [Video].

Azealia Banks Goes At T.I. Over Defending Iggy Azalea, "Come On T.I., N*ggas Is Not Scared Of You"

March 10, 2012 7:42 PM

Music newcomer Azealia Banks is not letting Grand Hustle rapper T.I.'s recent defense of Australian emcee Iggy Azalea stop her anti-XXL Freshman 12 movement and has promptly gone after the "King of the South."

Continue reading Azealia Banks Goes At T.I. Over Defending Iggy Azalea, "Come On T.I., N*ggas Is Not Scared Of You".

G-Unit's Precious Paris Finds Nasty 'Love', "Spank Me Like I Stole Something" [Video]

March 10, 2012 7:19 PM

Newly signed G-Unit artist Precious Paris is not letting the release of her new From Paris With Love mixtape slow her down and has now dropped the new "Love" music video to keep the promotion going.

Continue reading G-Unit's Precious Paris Finds Nasty 'Love', "Spank Me Like I Stole Something" [Video].

Heavy D's Tax Woes Exposed, Late Rapper Still Owes Big Bucks

March 10, 2012 6:58 PM

Late hip-hop artist Heavy D is making headlines months after his unexpected passing last November with reports claiming he owes just over $40,000 to the government.

Continue reading Heavy D's Tax Woes Exposed, Late Rapper Still Owes Big Bucks.

50 Cent Talks Love & Oprah Winfrey, "I Thought She Didn't Like Hip-Hop Culture" [Video]

March 10, 2012 9:18 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent represented for the men across the globe this week after appearing on daily show "The View," speaking on topics including love and his past feud with renowned television personality Oprah Winfrey.

Continue reading 50 Cent Talks Love & Oprah Winfrey, "I Thought She Didn't Like Hip-Hop Culture" [Video].

Jay-Z's "99 Problems" Impresses His Political Connects [Video]

March 10, 2012 9:04 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z has become a staple in daily conversation, even to the extent of politics as seen in new video footage with the Florida House of Representatives quoting his "99 Problems" record this week.

Continue reading Jay-Z's "99 Problems" Impresses His Political Connects [Video].

Drake & Ex-Girlfriend Bump Heads, "I Don't F*ck W/ Disrespectful Crybaby A** N*ggas"

March 10, 2012 8:50 AM

Young Money's Drake and ex-girlfriend Maliah Michel are reportedly going at each other's necks with a few subliminal Twitter posts sparking immediate speculation and rumors.

Continue reading Drake & Ex-Girlfriend Bump Heads, "I Don't F*ck W/ Disrespectful Crybaby A** N*ggas".

"I Think [Notorious B.I.G.] Would've Liked [Kanye West's] Determination"

March 10, 2012 8:32 AM

Brooklyn rap veteran Lil Kim refected on the late Notorious B.I.G.'s legacy this week and considered how impressed her former hip-hop mentor would be of Grammy-winning rap star Kanye West.

Continue reading "I Think [Notorious B.I.G.] Would've Liked [Kanye West's] Determination".

Lil Wayne Turns Into #DEWeezy, Follows Jay-Z & 50 Cent's Footsteps

March 10, 2012 8:09 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has reportedly teamed up with popular soda company Mountain Dew to kick-off a new #DeWeezy campaign which will make its way to the annual South By Southwest Austin, Texas music festival next week.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Turns Into #DEWeezy, Follows Jay-Z & 50 Cent's Footsteps .

Photo of the Day: UGK's Bun B Trots W/ His Airport Swag

March 10, 2012 12:00 AM

Heavy Duty: UGK's Bun B trots with his airport swag.

Photo taken from Bun B's Twitter

Lil Kim & Rocsi Clash On '106 & Park' Broadcast, "Rocsi Tried To Get Disrespectful" [Video]

March 9, 2012 10:57 PM

Brooklyn rapper Lil Kim and BET television personality Rocsi Diaz clashed during today's airing of weekday show "106 & Park" after the question of her status with rap rival Nicki Minaj emerged.

Continue reading Lil Kim & Rocsi Clash On '106 & Park' Broadcast, "Rocsi Tried To Get Disrespectful" [Video].

Kid Cudi Defends 'WZRD' Rant, "I'm Not Out Here Taking Crazy Pills"

March 9, 2012 5:42 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Kid Cudi has come forward to speak on lashing out at Universal Republic last week in light of his new WZRD album allegedly getting undershipped and said its sales chart success shows its demand.

Continue reading Kid Cudi Defends 'WZRD' Rant, "I'm Not Out Here Taking Crazy Pills".

T.I.'s New Album Will Be More Mature, "People Don't Really Regard Southern Artists As Lyricists Or True Emcees"

March 9, 2012 5:20 PM

With fans anxiously awaiting rap star T.I. to drop his eighth solo album, Trouble Man, later this year, SOHH recently chopped it up with contributing producer Sham "Sak Pase" Joseph to see what direction Tip is headed this time around.

Continue reading T.I.'s New Album Will Be More Mature, "People Don't Really Regard Southern Artists As Lyricists Or True Emcees".

Former LAPD Detective Names Notorious B.I.G.'s Murderer, "He Was Paid To Kill Biggie"

March 9, 2012 5:08 PM

Fifteen years after the fatal shooting of late rap mogul Notorious B.I.G., a former detective claims he knows who pulled the trigger and ended the 24 year-old's life.

Continue reading Former LAPD Detective Names Notorious B.I.G.'s Murderer, "He Was Paid To Kill Biggie".

Coolio Arrested In Las Vegas, Thrown Behind Bars W/ Son

March 9, 2012 4:30 PM

Rap veteran Coolio has been placed behind bars in the same jail as his son with reports claiming he was arrested on outstanding traffic violations Friday (March 9).

Continue reading Coolio Arrested In Las Vegas, Thrown Behind Bars W/ Son.

Fabolous Becomes A True Believer, "When You First Heard It, You Didn't Know If It Was A Fluke Thing"

March 9, 2012 3:15 PM

Brooklyn rapper Fabolous may start rooting for the Nets once they trek their way to his hometown next season but in the meantime F-a-b-o is riding with the New York Knicks and their overnight sensation, Jeremy Lin.

Continue reading Fabolous Becomes A True Believer, "When You First Heard It, You Didn't Know If It Was A Fluke Thing".

"Every Time I'm Working On An Album, I Feel Like The Notorious B.I.G. Is With Me"

March 9, 2012 2:00 PM

[In honor of the late Notorious B.I.G.'s 15 year anniversary since his passing, Slim, front-man for 90's R&B group 112 reflects on running alongside his former Bad Boy Records label mate.]

Continue reading "Every Time I'm Working On An Album, I Feel Like The Notorious B.I.G. Is With Me".

"Puff Never Surprises Me. I Don't Agree W/ Everything He Does. I Don't Always Like Him." [Video]

March 9, 2012 12:50 PM

Brooklyn rapper Lil Kim opened up on her feelings toward Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy this week and admitted that while she may not always co-sign what he is pushing, she is aware of his sincerity at the end of the day.

Continue reading "Puff Never Surprises Me. I Don't Agree W/ Everything He Does. I Don't Always Like Him." [Video].

Young Buck & Nipsey Hussle Dodge Deadly Bullets, Game Spits & Swallows, Lil Wayne Buries The Competition

March 9, 2012 12:15 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we take note of doggies like Nipsey Hussle and Young Buck dodging bullets, see Game give some chicks a mouthful of spit and handful of boobs, applaud Lil Wayne for holding things down for the past seven days and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Young Buck & Nipsey Hussle Dodge Deadly Bullets, Game Spits & Swallows, Lil Wayne Buries The Competition.

Nicki Minaj Rips Her Tags Off, "A Person Can Take That The Wrong Way & Apply A Negative Spin"

March 9, 2012 11:20 AM

Less than a month away from her Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded album release, Young Money's Nicki Minaj talks about her resistance to boxing the LP's sound an

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Rips Her Tags Off, "A Person Can Take That The Wrong Way & Apply A Negative Spin".

Waka Flocka Flame's Security Catches Heat, Banned In North Carolina

March 9, 2012 11:05 AM

Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka, may just have to watch his back when traveling through North Carolina these days, with reports claiming his security team is banned from entering the state.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame's Security Catches Heat, Banned In North Carolina.

Notorious B.I.G.'s Daughter Remembers Big Poppa, Names Fave Biggie Smalls Record [Video]

March 9, 2012 11:00 AM

15 years later after his death, the late Notorious B.I.G.'s 18 year-old daughter, T'yanna Wallace, spoke on her father's legacy this week and how she has fallen in love with his music the older she becomes.


Continue reading Notorious B.I.G.'s Daughter Remembers Big Poppa, Names Fave Biggie Smalls Record [Video].

[Pics] Rihanna Gets Loose For Armani + Craig Mack Joins A Cult?

March 9, 2012 9:51 AM

There's something about joiningBad Boy that changes a n*gga: Ma$e left and became a pastor, Shyne did time and came out wearing a hasidic snapback and now, it seems one of Bad Boy's pioneer emcees, Craig Mack has left the streets of N.Y. in favor of a cult compound down south.

Continue reading [Pics] Rihanna Gets Loose For Armani + Craig Mack Joins A Cult?.

Lil Kim Finally Gives In To Drizzy, "All That Other Stuff Don't Mean Nothin'. For Me, I'm A Drake Fan" [Video]

March 9, 2012 9:00 AM

Brooklyn rapper Lil Kim may not quite yet be ready for a one-on-one talk with Young Money star Drake but has admitted she is officially a fan of his music.

Continue reading Lil Kim Finally Gives In To Drizzy, "All That Other Stuff Don't Mean Nothin'. For Me, I'm A Drake Fan" [Video].

Nicki Minaj Shows Off Her Knockers, Goes Topless On "Roman Reloaded" Deluxe LP

March 9, 2012 8:44 AM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj is giving fans an additional incentive to purchase her upcoming Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded deluxe edition LP besides the bonus tracks by appearing topless on the cover art.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Shows Off Her Knockers, Goes Topless On "Roman Reloaded" Deluxe LP.

"A Thousand Words": "I Nearly Got Hit Out There W/ Those Cars. I Almost Got My A** Kicked"

March 9, 2012 12:05 AM

[With Eddie Murphy's new A Thousand Words film in theaters today, co-star John Witherspoon gives you his Top 5 reasons to get up and get your movie tickets ASAP.]

Continue reading "A Thousand Words": "I Nearly Got Hit Out There W/ Those Cars. I Almost Got My A** Kicked".

"Nas Could Do A Whole Verse But He Could Do Just Four Bars & Say The Same Exact Thing"

March 9, 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 Slaine unveiled his top choices, rap veteran John Regan dishes out his top five favorite emcees.]

Continue reading "Nas Could Do A Whole Verse But He Could Do Just Four Bars & Say The Same Exact Thing".

Photo of the Day: Wiz Khalifa Meets Amber Rose's Little Brothers

March 9, 2012 12:00 AM

For Da Fam: Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa meets fiancee Amber Rose's little brothers.

Photo taken from Amber Rose's Twitter

French Montana Nearly Ditched XXL Freshmen '12 Cover, "I Felt Like I Deserved It 2 Years Ago"

March 8, 2012 11:31 PM

Bad Boy Records' French Montana currently graces the cover of XXL Magazine's annual Freshmen issue, however, the "Shot Caller" hitmaker claims he initially planned to skip out on the honor.

Continue reading French Montana Nearly Ditched XXL Freshmen '12 Cover, "I Felt Like I Deserved It 2 Years Ago".

Kreayshawn's Twitter Explodes W/ Racist Tweets, Rapper Comes Forward

March 8, 2012 11:18 PM

West Coast rapper Kreayshawn has reportedly fallen victim to hackers, now coming forward to denounce racist and offensive tweets posted on her Twitter page this week.

Continue reading Kreayshawn's Twitter Explodes W/ Racist Tweets, Rapper Comes Forward.

Soulja Boy Bangs 'Kim Kardashian', "Swag On My Nuts, B*tch" [Audio]

March 8, 2012 5:57 PM

Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em apparently has his eyes on curvy reality star Kim Kardashian with the new release of a track titled in her honor.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Bangs 'Kim Kardashian', "Swag On My Nuts, B*tch" [Audio].

Lil Kim Reveals Crazed Stalker, Whitney Houston Bodyguard Offer

March 8, 2012 5:18 PM

Brooklyn rapper Lil Kim recently opened up on last month's unexpected passing of late music icon Whitney Houston and how she was offered the singer's bodyguard in light of a past stalker situation.

Continue reading Lil Kim Reveals Crazed Stalker, Whitney Houston Bodyguard Offer.

Kanye West Bans Critics In Paris, "If They Don't Understand It, They Don't Understand It"

March 8, 2012 5:05 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West is making headlines this week with reports claiming he has placed a ban on fashion critics from his clothing collection at Paris Fashion Week.

Continue reading Kanye West Bans Critics In Paris, "If They Don't Understand It, They Don't Understand It".

French Montana Gives Cassie Her Street Cred, "I've Never Been In A Rap Video Like That"

March 8, 2012 4:50 PM

Bad Boy Records' Cassie recently talked about her cameo in labelmate French Montana's "Shot Caller" music video and how Frenchie seemingly gave her a pinch of street credibility.

Continue reading French Montana Gives Cassie Her Street Cred, "I've Never Been In A Rap Video Like That".

Limp Bizkit's Fred Durst Speaks On Cash Money, Lil Wayne Collabo

March 8, 2012 3:50 PM

Newly signed Cash Money Records artist Fred Durst recently opened up on his rap-metal crew Limp Bizkit linking with Birdman's ever-growing team and what people can expect from their Lil Wayne-assisted "Ready to Go" single.

Continue reading Limp Bizkit's Fred Durst Speaks On Cash Money, Lil Wayne Collabo.

Common Wakes Up From 'Ghetto' Dreams, Names Biggest Collabo Wish [Video]

March 8, 2012 3:45 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Common recently opened up on his desire to lock in studio time with rap mogul Jay-Z, the one hip-hop star he has yet to collaborate with.

Continue reading Common Wakes Up From 'Ghetto' Dreams, Names Biggest Collabo Wish [Video].

50 Cent Follows Jay-Z's Lead, SXSW "Get Rich Or Die Tryin'" Plans Uncovered

March 8, 2012 12:00 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent appears to be following in rap mogul Jay-Z's footsteps with reports claiming he is also heading down to the annual South By Southwest Austin, Texas music festival to perform his 2003 debut, Get Rich or Die Tryin'.

Continue reading 50 Cent Follows Jay-Z's Lead, SXSW "Get Rich Or Die Tryin'" Plans Uncovered.

Ice Cube On Dr. Dre's 'Detox' Delay, "What Would You Rather Sell Somebody: $300 Headphones Or A $10 Tape" [Video]

March 8, 2012 12:00 PM

West Coast rap veteran Ice Cube recently gave his take on former N.W.A. group member Dr. Dre's long-delayed Detox album and offered a take on why it has yet to hit store shelves.

Continue reading Ice Cube On Dr. Dre's 'Detox' Delay, "What Would You Rather Sell Somebody: $300 Headphones Or A $10 Tape" [Video].

Tyler The Creator Choked By Gucci Mane Security + Common Looking For Jay-Z?!

March 8, 2012 10:48 AM

When you think of great hip hop artists, you may also begin to consider all the great collaborations we've seen in during the span of the rap era. Nas and Raekwon on "Verbal Intercourse" or Pac and Dre on "California Love." Yep! The rap collabo is kinda like a big deal, because when certain artist unite, magic happens.

Continue reading Tyler The Creator Choked By Gucci Mane Security + Common Looking For Jay-Z?!.

Game Still Hearts Nas, "Now He's Like My Brother In This Sh*t"

March 8, 2012 9:29 AM

West Coast rapper Game recently spoke about his love for Queens, New York rap veteran Nas and just how close of a bond they hold in the ever-changing rap game.

Continue reading Game Still Hearts Nas, "Now He's Like My Brother In This Sh*t".

MTV Announces New Late Night Rap Show, Recruits Charlamagne Tha God

March 8, 2012 9:15 AM

Renowned music network MTV is ready to bring hip-hop back in full force by announcing plans to launch a new weekly rap show aimed at featuring new music and performances.

Continue reading MTV Announces New Late Night Rap Show, Recruits Charlamagne Tha God.

Cassie Compares Shyne To Rick Ross, "He's One Of The Nicest People"

March 8, 2012 9:04 AM

R&B singer Cassie recently talked about meeting Shyne face-to-face during Paris Fashion Week in France and how impressed she was by the former Bad Boy's proper mannerism.

Continue reading Cassie Compares Shyne To Rick Ross, "He's One Of The Nicest People".

Whitney Houston Leaves Entire Estate To 19 Year-Old Bobbi Kristina

March 8, 2012 8:53 AM

Late music icon Whitney Houston has reportedly left her entire estate to 19 year-old daughter Bobbi Kristina nearly a month since her unexpected passing in Los Angeles.

Continue reading Whitney Houston Leaves Entire Estate To 19 Year-Old Bobbi Kristina.

Lil Kim Stays Mum On Maino 'Love' Questions, "I Plead The Fifth"

March 8, 2012 8:34 AM

Brooklyn rapper Lil Kim is staying mum on the topic of her new "If You Love Me" record being a subliminal response to Maino but admitted the track is based on a real life experience.

Continue reading Lil Kim Stays Mum On Maino 'Love' Questions, "I Plead The Fifth".

Skinit: "You're Getting Your Own Personal Brand Here"

March 8, 2012 12:05 AM

[With the launch of the new iPad 3 and other must-have techy gadgets, Skinit head of marketing and e-commerce Lewis Chang gives you five reasons you need to peep their endless amounts of skins/cases.]

Continue reading Skinit: "You're Getting Your Own Personal Brand Here".

"I Just Don't Know Why He Doesn't Receive The Proper Support He's Supposed To Get"

March 8, 2012 12:05 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Sham "Sak Pase" Joseph gave Busta Rhymes the title earlier this week, rapper Nefew crowns Saigon SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "I Just Don't Know Why He Doesn't Receive The Proper Support He's Supposed To Get".

Photo of the Day: Too Short Kicks It W/ Warriors Girls

March 8, 2012 12:00 AM

Go Team Go: Golden State Warriors' cheerleaders kick it with Oakland native Too Short.

Be sure to check out Too Short's "Trying To Come Up" Singed Out feature!

Somaya Reece Announces Breast Reduction Journey, "For Most Girls W/ The Big Boobies, They Know Why" [Video]

March 7, 2012 11:40 PM

"Love & Hip Hop" star Somaya Reece has officially announced plans to take action over her breast size, revealing an initiative to reduce their overall shape.

Continue reading Somaya Reece Announces Breast Reduction Journey, "For Most Girls W/ The Big Boobies, They Know Why" [Video].

Young Buck Speaks After Drive-By Shooting, "We All Go Through Things In Life"

March 7, 2012 6:07 PM

Southern rapper Young Buck has finally spoken out since making headlines last weekend after his vehicle was struck with 11 bullets and girlfriend treated at a Nashville-area hospital.

Continue reading Young Buck Speaks After Drive-By Shooting, "We All Go Through Things In Life".

Diddy, Nicki Minaj, Joell Ortiz & More Rally, "We Will Stop You"

March 7, 2012 5:36 PM

Rappers Diddy, Nicki Minaj, Joell Ortiz and more have virally united to take part in an active campaign against Ugandan leader Joseph Kony to exposed his notoriety for abducting thousands of children to become soldiers.

Continue reading Diddy, Nicki Minaj, Joell Ortiz & More Rally, "We Will Stop You".

Game Reveals "R.E.D." Follow-Up Title, Leans Toward Leaving Interscope Records

March 7, 2012 5:09 PM

West Coast rapper Game is gearing up for his fifth, and potentially last, album through Interscope Records, revealing it will be titled F.I.V.E: Fear Is Victory's Evolution.

Continue reading Game Reveals "R.E.D." Follow-Up Title, Leans Toward Leaving Interscope Records.

"We Don't Have The Time To Sit Up All Day & Be On A F*cking Computer"

March 7, 2012 5:00 PM

With celebrities latching themselves onto social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter, SOHH recently reached out to West Coast rap veteran WC to find out how he has adapted to the changing times.

Continue reading "We Don't Have The Time To Sit Up All Day & Be On A F*cking Computer".

Taylor Swift Puts On Kanye West, Rocks Rapper's New Clothing

March 7, 2012 3:15 PM

Six-time Grammy-award winning country singer, Taylor Swift, may be showing signs of her recovery from the unforgettable Kanye West interruption at the 2009 Video Music Awards. She was recently spotted donning the rapper's clothing line in her latest magazine spread.

Continue reading Taylor Swift Puts On Kanye West, Rocks Rapper's New Clothing.

"So Many People Have Made Labels & Boxes But I Can't Be Defined That Way"

March 7, 2012 2:25 PM

With rappers like Pitbull redefining hip-hop by mixing Latin and dance records together, SOHH recently reached out to "Love & Hip Hop" star/rapper Somaya Reece for her take on the genre's evolution.

Continue reading "So Many People Have Made Labels & Boxes But I Can't Be Defined That Way".

"Nas Is Taking You Back To The Lyrics & Concepts Like 'It Was Written'" [Video]

March 7, 2012 1:30 PM

With rap veteran Nas' upcoming album reportedly in the books, contributing producers Marcos "Kosine On Da Beat" Palacios and Ernest "Tuo" Clark offer fans a few clues to what they can expect on his tenth solo LP.

Continue reading "Nas Is Taking You Back To The Lyrics & Concepts Like 'It Was Written'" [Video].

Kid Cudi & Dot Da Genius Make Magic At No. 3, Tyga's Fierce In Top 10, Maino, Estelle, Ja Rule & Too Short Invade The Chart

March 7, 2012 12:15 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Kid Cudi and Dot Da Genius lead the competition with their magical debut, Tyga keeps strongly keeps afloat in the Top 10, plus new releases from rappers Maino, Ja Rule, Too Short and singer Estelle invade the charts.

Continue reading Kid Cudi & Dot Da Genius Make Magic At No. 3, Tyga's Fierce In Top 10, Maino, Estelle, Ja Rule & Too Short Invade The Chart.

Ja Rule Moves 3,000 Units His First Week + Andre 3K Says No More Music Videos?!?

March 7, 2012 11:45 AM

Music videos have become as essential to the musician as a microphone. It's rare that a highly anticipated CD doesn't have videos to help give album sales that extra push (except for The Best of Both Worlds, but that's another situation entirely.) Whether it's R&B, hip hop or pop: There's no denying the power of adding some dope visuals to an already popular track.

Continue reading Ja Rule Moves 3,000 Units His First Week + Andre 3K Says No More Music Videos?!?.

Kim Kardashian Loves Kanye West's Brain, "In My View He's A Creative Genius"

March 7, 2012 11:40 AM

Reality star Kim Kardashian may not be dating rap heavyweight Kanye West, however, the 31 year-old pseudo-socialite recently raved about Yeezy's fashion genius.

Continue reading Kim Kardashian Loves Kanye West's Brain, "In My View He's A Creative Genius".

Lil Wayne Says Don't Expect Trukfit To Swagger Jack, "That Just Ain't Me"

March 7, 2012 10:55 AM

With Grammy-award winning rapper Lil Wayne raising the stakes for competing fashion brands by launching his new Trukfit clothing line, the Young Money leader has vowed not to make the brand a carbon copy of his competition.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Says Don't Expect Trukfit To Swagger Jack, "That Just Ain't Me".

Prodigy Admits Labeling Rick Ross A One-Hit Wonder, "On Some Real Sh*t, I Thought He Was A Fluke"

March 7, 2012 10:00 AM

Mobb Deep's Prodigy recently shared his opinion on the success of rapper Rick Ross and how his perception of the Maybach Music front man changed through time.

Continue reading Prodigy Admits Labeling Rick Ross A One-Hit Wonder, "On Some Real Sh*t, I Thought He Was A Fluke".

UPDATE: Game Explains Spitting Incident, Rapper's Entourage Gropes Woman At Concert [Video]

March 7, 2012 8:02 AM

West Coast rapper Game is out to clear his name and image after footage of him appearing to spit on female fans during an Australian show landed online over the weekend.

Continue reading UPDATE: Game Explains Spitting Incident, Rapper's Entourage Gropes Woman At Concert [Video].

Jay-Z Saddles Up, Preps Trip To Lone Star State [Video]

March 7, 2012 7:25 AM

Roc Nation superstar Jay-Z is reportedly taking his talents down to the annual South By Southwest music festival next week in Austin, Texas.

Continue reading Jay-Z Saddles Up, Preps Trip To Lone Star State [Video].

"He Has Breath Control, Originality & Song-Writing Ability That's Off The Charts"

March 7, 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 Arkatech Beatz's Jugrnaut pounded out his fave five, Boston rapper-turned-actor Slaine unveils his top choices.]

Continue reading "He Has Breath Control, Originality & Song-Writing Ability That's Off The Charts".

DTA x Fly Society: "Stay Fly. Both Brands Kill It In Their Lanes"

March 7, 2012 12:00 AM

[With the new limited edition collaboration between DTA x Fly Society available for a short period of time exclusively on Karmaloop, Special Project Coordinator Tom Keough gives you five reasons to snatch up this must-have t-shirt collection.]

Continue reading DTA x Fly Society: "Stay Fly. Both Brands Kill It In Their Lanes".

Photo of the Day: Killer Mike Rocks His Notorious B.I.G.-Like Shades

March 7, 2012 12:00 AM

Notorious M.I.K.E.: Atlanta's Killer Mike takes the city night by storm.

Be sure to check out Killer Mike's "Big Beast" Singled Out feature!

Waka Flocka Flame's Still Down For His Dogs [Video]

March 6, 2012 11:15 PM

Nearly a year after raising eyebrows by taking part in a PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) campaign, Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame is once again holding it down for his dogs.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame's Still Down For His Dogs [Video].

Ja Rule Feels Pain After B-Day Love, Punished For Unauthorized Interview

March 6, 2012 5:05 PM

Incarcerated rapper Ja Rule has reportedly been punished for having some fun on his birthday last week, receiving a weeklong work detail for an unauthorized phone interview.

Continue reading Ja Rule Feels Pain After B-Day Love, Punished For Unauthorized Interview.

The Clipse's Malice Bids Farewell To Rap Alias, Reveals New Name [Video]

March 6, 2012 5:00 PM

The Clipse's Malice has gone through with changing his rap alias after months of speculation, now officially donning the name "No Malice."

Continue reading The Clipse's Malice Bids Farewell To Rap Alias, Reveals New Name [Video].

Obie Trice Defends Ditching Shady/Interscope Records: "I Was Kind Of Reckless, Not On Time"

March 6, 2012 3:15 PM

Former Shady Records artist Obie Trice recently reflected on his 2008 departure from Eminem's burgeoning label and why Interscope Records chairman, Jimmy Iovine, was his biggest enemy.

Continue reading Obie Trice Defends Ditching Shady/Interscope Records: "I Was Kind Of Reckless, Not On Time".

UPDATE: Yelawolf's Manager Confirms Hospitalization, "He Goes Hard At These Shows"

March 6, 2012 2:35 PM

After reports of Shady Records' Yelawolf getting hospitalized hit the Internet Tuesday (March 6) morning, the rapper's manager has stepped up to provide fans with an update.

Continue reading UPDATE: Yelawolf's Manager Confirms Hospitalization, "He Goes Hard At These Shows".

Nick Cannon Details Health Battle, "It's A Rare Form Of Lupus That's Just Attacking My Kidneys" [Video]

March 6, 2012 2:00 PM

Hollywood actor Nick Cannon recently opened up on his publicized medical complications which forced him intoearly radio hosting retirement, revealing just how serious his lupus condition is.

Continue reading Nick Cannon Details Health Battle, "It's A Rare Form Of Lupus That's Just Attacking My Kidneys" [Video].

"Mass Effect 3 Is The Equivalent Of A Well-Written Sci-Fi TV Series"

March 6, 2012 1:50 PM

It's finally here. One of the year's most anticipated science fiction games has hit the market, as the third and final installment of the Mass Effect series soars onto shelves beginning today (March 6).

Continue reading "Mass Effect 3 Is The Equivalent Of A Well-Written Sci-Fi TV Series".

"Street Fighter x Tekken Is One Of The Best Fighting Games On Home Consoles"

March 6, 2012 1:46 PM

The holy grail of fighting games is back for another round of melee as Street Fighter x Tekken offers gamers a chance to have legendary fighters Ken and Ryu clash with the now-classic 3D brawler clan.

Continue reading "Street Fighter x Tekken Is One Of The Best Fighting Games On Home Consoles".

"Initially The Track Had Talib Kweli On It But For A Couple Minor Reasons, We Had To..."

March 6, 2012 12:15 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After Killer Mike spilled the details on "Big Beast," hip-hop veteran Too Short breaks down the science behind his "Trying To Come Up" record.]

Continue reading "Initially The Track Had Talib Kweli On It But For A Couple Minor Reasons, We Had To...".

Jay-Z & Kanye West's "Watch The Throne" Sequel Not Confirmed Yet, Says Young Guru

March 6, 2012 11:55 AM

Despite reports claiming a follow-up to Jay-Z and Kanye West's platinum-selling Watch the Throne album has been giving the green light, sound engineer Young Guru now says nothing has been confirmed.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Kanye West's "Watch The Throne" Sequel Not Confirmed Yet, Says Young Guru.

Prodigy Says He Won't Mobb Wiz Khalifa Over 'O.N.I.F.C.' Title, "I Ain't Mad At Ya"

March 6, 2012 11:20 AM

Mobb Deep's Prodigy recently gave his take on Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa naming his upcoming new LP Only N*gga In First Class (O.N.I.F.C), a decade after Prodigy dropped Head N*gga In Charge (H.N.I.C.).

Continue reading Prodigy Says He Won't Mobb Wiz Khalifa Over 'O.N.I.F.C.' Title, "I Ain't Mad At Ya".

Max B Talks Jail, New Music + Ex-MTV Star Attempts Suicide?!

March 6, 2012 10:51 AM

Reality is hard. Reality TV? Not so much. Just ask former MySpace (remember them?) star and MTV personality, Tila Tequila, who was recently admitted to the hospital after reports claimed attempted to off herself.

Continue reading Max B Talks Jail, New Music + Ex-MTV Star Attempts Suicide?!.

Lumidee Addresses Lil Wayne, Young Money Record Deal Reports

March 6, 2012 8:05 AM

R&B singer/raptress Lumidee, whose hit single "Never Leave You (Uh Oh)" dominated the airwaves in '03, has stepped forward to confront recent reports suggesting she inked a deal with Young Money, claiming a hacker broke into her Twitter account and posted a compromised tweet.

Continue reading Lumidee Addresses Lil Wayne, Young Money Record Deal Reports.

Shady Records' Yelawolf Hospitalized In Wisconsin

March 6, 2012 7:42 AM

Shady Records' Yelawolf was reportedly hospitalized over the weekend, forcing him to nix a Detroit concert set to kick-off tonight (March 6).

Continue reading Shady Records' Yelawolf Hospitalized In Wisconsin.

Jay-Z & Beyonce Are Thinkin' Of A Master Plan W/ Nothin' But $$$ Inside Their Hands

March 6, 2012 12:15 AM

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

Continue reading Jay-Z & Beyonce Are Thinkin' Of A Master Plan W/ Nothin' But $$$ Inside Their Hands.

"I Sent The Record To Bun B, He Shredded It. I Sent It To T.I., He Shredded It"

March 6, 2012 12:10 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After Schoolboy Q discussed his A$AP Rocky-assisted "Hands On The Wheel," Atlanta rapper Killer Mike spills the details on "Big Beast."]

Continue reading "I Sent The Record To Bun B, He Shredded It. I Sent It To T.I., He Shredded It".

"He Should Be In The Same Mentions As The Jay-Z's, Nas', Tupac's & Biggie's"

March 6, 2012 12:05 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After RepJa clothing co-founder Omar Thomas gave Rock City the title last week, producer Sham "Sak Pase" Joseph crowns Busta Rhymes SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He Should Be In The Same Mentions As The Jay-Z's, Nas', Tupac's & Biggie's".

Fantastic Plastic: "The Message On Here Is Like A Quentin Tarantino Movie"

March 6, 2012 12:00 AM

[With his new Fantasic Plastic album finally available for purchase, producer Lee Bannon gives you his top five reasons to cop this must-have LP.]

Continue reading Fantastic Plastic: "The Message On Here Is Like A Quentin Tarantino Movie".

Photo of the Day: Beyonce Knowles-Carter & Jay-Z Meet Face-To-Face

March 6, 2012 12:00 AM

Leaders of the New School: Super couple Beyonce Knowles-Carter and Jay-Z go hand-in-hand.

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

Jay-Z's Sound Engineer Spills Details On 'Blueprint 3' Follow-Up, "It Has A Concept & A Title"

March 5, 2012 10:06 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z's longtime sound engineer Young Guru is giving fans a reason to start checking release dates by dishing out some exclusive details on Young Hov's upcoming Blueprint III follow-up.

Continue reading Jay-Z's Sound Engineer Spills Details On 'Blueprint 3' Follow-Up, "It Has A Concept & A Title".

Max B Clears The Air On Appeal Rejection Reports, "My Sh*t Ain't Get Denied!" [Audio]

March 5, 2012 9:47 PM

Incarcerated rapper Max B is setting the record straight after reports emerged online last week claiming his murder case appeal was denied, forcing him to remain behind bars for another 30 years.

Continue reading Max B Clears The Air On Appeal Rejection Reports, "My Sh*t Ain't Get Denied!" [Audio].

UPDATE: Tyga's "Careless World" Gets Best Buy, Target Thumbs Up Again

March 5, 2012 9:31 PM

Young Money rapper Tyga's smile may be a bit brighter these days with new reports claiming mega retailers Best Buy and Target are once again carrying his new Careless World LP on their store shelves.

Continue reading UPDATE: Tyga's "Careless World" Gets Best Buy, Target Thumbs Up Again.

Wiz Khalifa Reflects On First Amber Rose Date, "We Just Got Some Turkey Burgers & Some Strawberry Lemonade"

March 5, 2012 6:05 PM

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa recently reflected on his first date with video vixen Amber Rose and how turkey burgers ultimately led to their publicized engagement.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Reflects On First Amber Rose Date, "We Just Got Some Turkey Burgers & Some Strawberry Lemonade".

Lil Twist Stunned In First Limp Bizkit Encounter, "Uncle Stunna Introduced Me, I Just Thought I Was Meeting An Old Man"

March 5, 2012 5:45 PM

Young Money's Lil Twist recounts his initial run-in with newly signed Cash Money rap-metal crew Limp Bizkit, admitting he initially did not recognize Fred Durst when they met face-to-face.

Continue reading Lil Twist Stunned In First Limp Bizkit Encounter, "Uncle Stunna Introduced Me, I Just Thought I Was Meeting An Old Man".

Andre 3000 Hearts G.O.O.D. Music & Young Money, "I'm Happy To See Kanye [West], [Lil] Wayne & Drake & All These New Artists"

March 5, 2012 5:00 PM

Andre 3000, one-half of the dynamic duo Outkast, has opened up on his mogul-like stature in hip-hop and why rap stars such as G.O.O.D Music's Kanye West to the Young Money crew, inspire him to keep rhyming.

Continue reading Andre 3000 Hearts G.O.O.D. Music & Young Money, "I'm Happy To See Kanye [West], [Lil] Wayne & Drake & All These New Artists".

Odd Future's Hodgy Beats Says Believe The Hype, "Earl Back"

March 5, 2012 4:35 PM

Odd Future's Hodgy Beats recently confirmed speculation suggesting that estranged group member, Earl Sweatshirt , is indeed back. However, he also admitted he must be mum on the details.

Continue reading Odd Future's Hodgy Beats Says Believe The Hype, "Earl Back".

"It's Unfortunate Because They Respect Hip-Hop More Than People In The United States"

March 5, 2012 4:00 PM

With plans to kick-off an overseas tour next month in Australia, West Coast rap veteran WC recently chopped it up with SOHH to discuss what fans can expect once he and Ice Cube touch down in the town Down Under.

Continue reading "It's Unfortunate Because They Respect Hip-Hop More Than People In The United States".

Willow Smith Whips It Like Pharrell, Shows Off Green-Splattered Hair

March 5, 2012 3:30 PM

After a year of whipping her hair back and forth and weeks since she shaved her head bald, Roc Nation protégée Willow Smith is currently following in hit-maker Pharrell Williams' footsteps by sporting a vibrant green hairstyle.

Continue reading Willow Smith Whips It Like Pharrell, Shows Off Green-Splattered Hair.

Rihanna Lays Out Her Dating Status, "Single Life Is Just So Overrated. It Sucks" [Video]

March 5, 2012 2:50 PM

Six time Grammy-award winning singer Rihanna recently opened up on her dating life and how being a young bachelorette is far from the hype it appears to be.

Continue reading Rihanna Lays Out Her Dating Status, "Single Life Is Just So Overrated. It Sucks" [Video].

UPDATE: Nas' Manager Refutes Kings & Queens Record Label Reports

March 5, 2012 1:45 PM

Anthony Saleh, manager to rap veteran Nas, has stepped up to dismiss all reports claiming that God's Son has launched a new record label called "Kings & Queens."

Continue reading UPDATE: Nas' Manager Refutes Kings & Queens Record Label Reports.

Don Trip & Yo Gotti Put On For Their City, "Memphis Is Most Definitely On The Grind Right Now"

March 5, 2012 1:00 PM

As the Memphis hip-hop scene continues to get hot heading into spring, SOHH reached out to homegrown rappers Yo Gotti and Don Trip for their take on the River City's current buzz.

Continue reading Don Trip & Yo Gotti Put On For Their City, "Memphis Is Most Definitely On The Grind Right Now".

Lil Wayne Snuggles W/ Alleged Fiancee At Lakers Game

March 5, 2012 11:50 AM

Grammy-award winning rapper and Young Money playboy, Lil Wayne and alleged fiancee Dhea, were spotted getting snug Sunday night at a Los Angeles Lakers game.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Snuggles W/ Alleged Fiancee At Lakers Game.

Unreleased Michael Jackson Tracks Stolen, Hackers Snatch King Of Pop's Stash

March 5, 2012 11:15 AM

Recent reports from Sony Music is confirming speculation suggesting a portion of music belonging to late music icon, Michael Jackson, has indeed been stolen.

Continue reading Unreleased Michael Jackson Tracks Stolen, Hackers Snatch King Of Pop's Stash.

Andre 3000 Explains His Absence From Rap + Rick Ross, Lil Wayne Get Parody Video

March 5, 2012 10:40 AM

Whatup young world? Hope you n*ggas had a restful weekend and sh*t. Anyway, it's me, ya boy Jeezis Peace aka Andre 4000 back like I never left, ready to give you a daily dose of Hip Hop news.

Continue reading Andre 3000 Explains His Absence From Rap + Rick Ross, Lil Wayne Get Parody Video.

Tyler, The Creator Owns Up To Destroying Club, Coughs Up Big Bucks

March 5, 2012 9:21 AM

Odd Future leader Tyler, the Creator is owning up to trashing a Hollywood nightclub last December, paying nearly $10,000 to cover the cost of damages he created.

Continue reading Tyler, The Creator Owns Up To Destroying Club, Coughs Up Big Bucks.

Drake Flushes Out Stomach Flu, Returns To "Paradise"

March 5, 2012 9:00 AM

Young Money's Drake appears to be back on his feet after suffering from a stomach flu a few days ago, resuming his Club Paradise tour run in Arizona last night (March 4).

Continue reading Drake Flushes Out Stomach Flu, Returns To "Paradise".

"Blame Yo Self": "If The Haters Are Getting You Down, This'll Remind You They Should Blame Themselves"

March 5, 2012 12:05 AM

[With the new Cyhi Da Prynce-featured "Blame Yo Self" currently buzzing across the Internet, rapper Zac Fresh gives you his top five reasons to purchase this must-have record.]

Continue reading "Blame Yo Self": "If The Haters Are Getting You Down, This'll Remind You They Should Blame Themselves".

Photo of the Day: 50 Cent & DJ Envy Run Into One Another

March 5, 2012 12:00 AM

Queen's Finest: G-Unit leader 50 Cent and DJ Envy share camera time.

Photo taken from 50 Cent's Twitter

Pharrell Kills Pretty Boy Look, Exposes Green Hair In Paris

March 4, 2012 11:49 PM

The Neptunes' Pharrell Williams will not be hard to find in a crowd these days as new photos of him at Paris Fashion Week show him now donning a head full of green hair.

Continue reading Pharrell Kills Pretty Boy Look, Exposes Green Hair In Paris.

Game Gives Female Fans A Mouthful, Spits At Lady Concertgoers [Video]

March 4, 2012 11:29 PM

West Coast rapper Game is making headlines this weekend with reports and footage showing him giving some female fans an unexpected mouthful of spit while at an Australian concert.

Continue reading Game Gives Female Fans A Mouthful, Spits At Lady Concertgoers [Video].

Arizona Nightclub Addresses Nipsey Hussle Concert Shooting, Inadequate Security Speculation

March 4, 2012 11:07 PM

48 hours after an Arizona nightclub became the crime scene of a massive shooting spree, Clubhouse Music Venue has come forward to address what went down.

Continue reading Arizona Nightclub Addresses Nipsey Hussle Concert Shooting, Inadequate Security Speculation.

Bad Boys In Paris: Shyne & Diddy Finally Meet Face-To-Face For The First Time in Years

March 4, 2012 7:36 PM

After years of tension, former Bad Boy Records rapper Shyne and ex-boss Diddy, have finally reunited, as seen in a new photo of the duo during Paris Fashion Week.

Continue reading Bad Boys In Paris: Shyne & Diddy Finally Meet Face-To-Face For The First Time in Years.

Young Buck Dodges Death, 11 Bullets Fired At SUV In Drive-By

March 4, 2012 7:16 PM

Despite being a platinum-selling rapper reppin' Tennessee, former G-Unit member Young Buck recently encountered trouble in his hometown, claiming he was shot at over ten times Sunday morning (March 4).

Continue reading Young Buck Dodges Death, 11 Bullets Fired At SUV In Drive-By.

Nipsey Hussle Breaks Silence On Violent Arizona Club Shooting Spree

March 4, 2012 9:55 AM

West Coast rapper Nipsey Hussle has finally come forward to speak out on the publicized Arizona shooting which left 14 people wounded, claiming he was nowhere near the crime scene when everything went down.

Continue reading Nipsey Hussle Breaks Silence On Violent Arizona Club Shooting Spree.

Tyga Clears Up Specuated Gay-Bashing Tweets, "Spreading False Negativity Is A Weak Emotion To Me"

March 4, 2012 9:38 AM

Young Money rapper Tyga recently felt the wrath of Twitter after using some offensive language towards a gossip website, prompting public backlash from openly gay celebrity-blogger, Perez Hilton.

Continue reading Tyga Clears Up Specuated Gay-Bashing Tweets, "Spreading False Negativity Is A Weak Emotion To Me".

Drake, T.I. & Ludacris See The Future, Pack Bags For "Pluto"

March 4, 2012 9:29 AM

Nearly a month away from its release, rap newcomer and 2012 XXL Freshman, Future, is packing his long-awaited debut album Pluto with a heavy-hitting list of features including Drake, T.I., Ludacris and more.

Continue reading Drake, T.I. & Ludacris See The Future, Pack Bags For "Pluto".

50 Cent's "Street King" Shoots To The Top, Wins Big At GNC Awards

March 4, 2012 9:10 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has revealed just how much of a success his new Street King energy shot has been over the past year, announcing the drink's big win at the GNC Awards.

Continue reading 50 Cent's "Street King" Shoots To The Top, Wins Big At GNC Awards.

Tupac's Mama "Ecstatic" Over New Pac-Themed Musical

March 4, 2012 8:52 AM

The mother of late rap mogul Tupac Shakur is reportedly down for an upcoming musical based on his music, having approved the Broadway project to continue its production.

Continue reading Tupac's Mama "Ecstatic" Over New Pac-Themed Musical.

Photo of the Day: Dr. Dre & Maybach Dice Party Up

March 4, 2012 12:00 AM

What's Up, Doc: West Coast rap icon Dr. Dre rubs elbows with Maybach Music Group's Maybach Dice.

Photo taken from Maybach Dice's Twitter

Kanye West's $6K Stilettos Unveiled, Jordin Sparks Says "Too Pricey! I'd Have A Panic Attack!"

March 3, 2012 11:55 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West is not your ordinary producer-turned-rapper as new reports reveal he has collaborated with Italian designer Giuseppe Zanotti for a line of lady stilettos priced up to nearly $6,000.

Continue reading Kanye West's $6K Stilettos Unveiled, Jordin Sparks Says "Too Pricey! I'd Have A Panic Attack!".

Lil Kim Hooks Up W/ Rick Ross, Maybach Music Group In PA

March 3, 2012 11:45 PM

Brooklyn rap veteran Lil Kim recently showed her love for "The Boss" in Pennsylvania as seen in new photos of the Queen Bee and Maybach Music Group's Rick Ross plus Meek Mill.

Continue reading Lil Kim Hooks Up W/ Rick Ross, Maybach Music Group In PA.

Diddy Gunning For The Top Spot, "We'll Play What The Others Are Afraid To Play" [Video]

March 3, 2012 9:35 PM

Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy recently delved into his forthcoming Revolt network and why the channel will ultimately dominate its competition upon its launch later this year.

Continue reading Diddy Gunning For The Top Spot, "We'll Play What The Others Are Afraid To Play" [Video].

Nas Seeks Royalty Status W/ New Record Label

March 3, 2012 8:52 PM

While an official press release has yet to go out, rap veteran Nas has reportedly launched a new record label called Kings & Queens.

Continue reading Nas Seeks Royalty Status W/ New Record Label.

Drake Fights Through Sickness At Texas Show, "Seeing A Doctor About This"

March 3, 2012 7:43 PM

Young Money star Drake proved he truly is for the people after refusing to nix a Texas concert despite suffering from a stomach flu this week.

Continue reading Drake Fights Through Sickness At Texas Show, "Seeing A Doctor About This".

Lil Wayne & Limp Bizkit's First YMCMB Collabo "Ready To Go" Next Week

March 3, 2012 11:34 AM

Fans anxious to hear how rap-metal crew Limp Bizkit will sound since aligning themselves with Cash Money Records will finally have their wishes met as a Lil Wayne-assisted record called "Ready to Go" is set to premiere in the coming days.

Continue reading Lil Wayne & Limp Bizkit's First YMCMB Collabo "Ready To Go" Next Week.

Whitney Houston's Daughter Finally Speaks, Gives First Interview

March 3, 2012 11:21 AM

Bobbi Kristina, daughter of late music icon Whitney Houston, has finally spoken and gave her first interview discusisng her mother's untimely passing to renowned talk show host Oprah Winfrey.

Continue reading Whitney Houston's Daughter Finally Speaks, Gives First Interview.

Adrienne Bailon Breaks Silence On Nude Wardrobe Malfunction, "The Wind Really Did Blow My Dress"

March 3, 2012 11:06 AM

Holllywood star Adrienne Bailon is setting the record straight after making headlines this week with a red carpet photo showing her exposed lower body parts circulating online.

Continue reading Adrienne Bailon Breaks Silence On Nude Wardrobe Malfunction, "The Wind Really Did Blow My Dress".

Paris Hilton, Nick Cannon, Kat Stacks, Mac Miller & More Applaud Amber Rose & Wiz Khalifa's Engagement

March 3, 2012 10:44 AM

Days after sending the Internet into a frenzy with an unexpected engagement announcement, hip-hop couple Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa have received an outpouring of support from celebrities including Nick Cannon, Paris Hilton, Mac Miller and more this week.

Continue reading Paris Hilton, Nick Cannon, Kat Stacks, Mac Miller & More Applaud Amber Rose & Wiz Khalifa's Engagement.

Nicki Minaj Raises Bar For 'Pink Friday' Follow-Up, "It's Gonna Be Important For Just Hip-Hop & Pop Culture"

March 3, 2012 10:22 AM

As Young Money star Nicki Minaj stares down the remaining weeks before her Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded album hits store shelves, the rapper is predicting its overall importance for not only hip-hop but pop culture as well.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Raises Bar For 'Pink Friday' Follow-Up, "It's Gonna Be Important For Just Hip-Hop & Pop Culture".

Photo of the Day: DMX, Machine Gun Kelly & Xzibit Hit The Club

March 3, 2012 12:00 AM

Do My Dogs Run It: DMX, Machine Gun Kelly and Xzibit hit the "I Don't Care" music video set.

Photo Credit: Garry "Prophecy" Sun

"I'm Like The Martin Scorsese Jr., So Everybody Just Ran W/ It Like I'm The Oscar Winner"

March 2, 2012 10:56 PM

While fans continue to roar over Diddy winning an Oscar at last weekend's Academy Awards, the Bad Boy Records CEO has clarified who the real winners are.

Continue reading "I'm Like The Martin Scorsese Jr., So Everybody Just Ran W/ It Like I'm The Oscar Winner".

Nick Cannon Reveals Battle W/ Serious Illness, "No One Else In My Family Has It"

March 2, 2012 10:28 PM

Hollywood actor Nick Cannon has opened up on his recent publicized medical complications which forced him to leave a daily radio show and said he suffers from a lupus-like disease.

Continue reading Nick Cannon Reveals Battle W/ Serious Illness, "No One Else In My Family Has It".

"Honestly, This Year You're Looking At Potentially The Miami Heat Winning The Championship"

March 2, 2012 5:50 PM

With the NBA trade deadline vastly approaching, SOHH recently reached out to sports fanatic Killer Mike, to get his take on who has a shot at making a strong playoffs run and whether or not he is riding with the Lin-sanity movement.

Continue reading "Honestly, This Year You're Looking At Potentially The Miami Heat Winning The Championship".

Fat Joe Says Lil Wayne Needed His 'Crack', "I Tried To Talk Him Out Of It"

March 2, 2012 5:40 PM

After catching the attention of hip-hop heads this week with photos showcasing his graffiti skills on rap star Lil Wayne's Miami mansion, Terror Squad leader Fat Joe has stepped up to explain his return to tagging.

Continue reading Fat Joe Says Lil Wayne Needed His 'Crack', "I Tried To Talk Him Out Of It".

Swizz Beatz Waves Ruff Ryders Flag, "We Changed The Culture Of Music"

March 2, 2012 5:22 PM

Platinum-selling producer Swizz Beatz has confirmed the hype surrounding an upcoming Ruff Ryders reunion tour and reflected on linking back up with elusive rapper DMX.

Continue reading Swizz Beatz Waves Ruff Ryders Flag, "We Changed The Culture Of Music".

Royce Da 5'9 Says It's Hammer Time, Pounds Out New Slaughterhouse Record

March 2, 2012 4:30 PM

As the release date for Slaughterhouse's Welcome to: Our House sophomore album creeps closer, group member Royce Da 5'9 spills details behind their project's new lead single "Hammer Dance."

Continue reading Royce Da 5'9 Says It's Hammer Time, Pounds Out New Slaughterhouse Record.

Somaya Reece Loves Pitbull's Bark: "Big Pun & Fat Joe Did Something For Latins. Right Now, He's That"

March 2, 2012 3:00 PM

With rapper Pitbull continuing to maintain a strong steady buzz off his chart-topping records, SOHH decided to hit up Latin musician, Somaya Reece, for her take on his transformation from underground rapper to NBA All Star 2012 headlining performer.

Continue reading Somaya Reece Loves Pitbull's Bark: "Big Pun & Fat Joe Did Something For Latins. Right Now, He's That".

Nas' New LP Will Have Classics, Promises No I.D.

March 2, 2012 2:15 PM

With Nas' upcoming album already in the books, producer No I.D. has revealed that fans can expect a few classic records courtesy of the  rap veteran's latest LP.

Continue reading Nas' New LP Will Have Classics, Promises No I.D..

Lil' Kim's Face Melts Away In NYC, Amber Rose & Wiz Khalifa's Engagement's Bulletproof, Diddy Shines Forever

March 2, 2012 12:25 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, we watch as Lil' Kim steals the show with her latest plastic surgery disaster, see why Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa's engagement is bound to lead to a happy marriage, applaud Diddy for keeping things hot and SOHH much more!

Continue reading Lil' Kim's Face Melts Away In NYC, Amber Rose & Wiz Khalifa's Engagement's Bulletproof, Diddy Shines Forever.

Drake Defends Emo Image, "They Want Me To Be More Emotionally Disconnected Like Them, So I Drop The Ball & Fall Off"

March 2, 2012 12:10 PM

Young Money front man Drake lets fans know he has no intentions of switching the style up from the emotional-laced records people are used to hearing from him, admitting the "emo rapper" label does not bother him.

Continue reading Drake Defends Emo Image, "They Want Me To Be More Emotionally Disconnected Like Them, So I Drop The Ball & Fall Off".

Lil Wayne No-Shows For "Jimmy Kimmel" Interview, Host Introduces Weezy Fake Baby

March 2, 2012 11:30 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne reportedly skipped out on a televised interview on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" last night (March 1), prompting the host to introduce a Weezy stand-in.

Continue reading Lil Wayne No-Shows For "Jimmy Kimmel" Interview, Host Introduces Weezy Fake Baby.

T.I. Signs XXL Freshman To Grand Hustle + Rudy Huxtable Gets Sued?!

March 2, 2012 10:11 AM

Yo -- how do you sue a Cosby Kid? That's America's family, bruh. The sh*t should be illegal. Either way, former Cosby Show star Keshia Knight Pulliam is being sued by Greene & Associates Talent Agency for over 300 racks, after they claim she played them out of money due.

Continue reading T.I. Signs XXL Freshman To Grand Hustle + Rudy Huxtable Gets Sued?!.

T.I. Adds Iggamonster To Grand Hustle Records, Unveils Latest Signees

March 2, 2012 9:30 AM

Less than 24 hours after announcing Texas rapper Trae The Truth's addition to his team, rap star T.I. has officially inducted hip-hop newcomer Iggy Azaela and Chip to Grand Hustle Records.

Continue reading T.I. Adds Iggamonster To Grand Hustle Records, Unveils Latest Signees.

Joe Budden Still Giving Esther Baxter Cold Shoulder, "I'm Totally, Totally, Totally Over It. I'm Not Sure She Is" [Video]

March 2, 2012 8:53 AM

Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden recently gave fans an update on his relationship with ex-girlfriend Esther Baxter, admitting they have not spoken since his tell-all "Ordinary Love Sh*t Part III" record last spring.

Continue reading Joe Budden Still Giving Esther Baxter Cold Shoulder, "I'm Totally, Totally, Totally Over It. I'm Not Sure She Is" [Video].

Nicki Minaj Gets Pink Eye, Splattered W/ Paint On "Roman Reloaded" Album Cover

March 2, 2012 8:36 AM

With her long-awaited Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded album just a month away from hitting stores, Young Money star Nicki Minaj is teasing fans by releasing her sophomore LP's cover art this week.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Gets Pink Eye, Splattered W/ Paint On "Roman Reloaded" Album Cover.

"He Can Spit On A Record & Go Do 'Larry King' For An Hour"

March 2, 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 "Trauma" D pounded out his fave five, fellow Arkatech Beatz producer Jugrnaut unloads his top choices.]

Continue reading "He Can Spit On A Record & Go Do 'Larry King' For An Hour".

Photo of the Day: Schoolboy Q Kicks It W/ His Daughter

March 2, 2012 12:00 AM

Just Like Daddy: West Coast rap newcomer Schoolboy Q kicks it with his daughter.

Be sure to check out Schoolboy Q's "Hands on the Wheel" Singled Out feature!

"Lo-Fi Fingahz": "You Have Those Artists That Are Selling Out & Making Compromises. Not Me"

March 2, 2012 12:00 AM

[With the new Lo-Fi Fingahz album finally in stores, Texas producer Gensu Dean gives you his top five reasons to pick-up this must-buy LP.]

Continue reading "Lo-Fi Fingahz": "You Have Those Artists That Are Selling Out & Making Compromises. Not Me".

"Lil Kim Looks Like A Big Mess. Her Face & Body Appear To Have Transformed Into A Different Person Entirely"

March 1, 2012 6:10 PM

With Brooklyn rap star Lil Kim making headlines this week for raising eyebrows at a New York City fashion event, celebrity plastic surgeon Dr. Anthony Youn claims the hip-hop diva has gone under the knife one too many times.

Continue reading "Lil Kim Looks Like A Big Mess. Her Face & Body Appear To Have Transformed Into A Different Person Entirely".

DMX Wants To Sniff Out Sade & Adele, "I Love Chubby Girls"

March 1, 2012 5:35 PM

Former Ruff Ryders leader DMX recently opened up on collaborations he wants to bite into in the near future, revealing an interest in English singers Sade and Adele.

Continue reading DMX Wants To Sniff Out Sade & Adele, "I Love Chubby Girls".

Lauryn Hill Slays Her Competition, Becomes "Fearless Vampire Killer" [Video]

March 1, 2012 5:33 PM

Grammy-award winning singer Lauryn Hill is out to keep her word on her long awaited comeback, by debuting her new record entitled "Fearless Vampire Killer" at a Washington, D.C. concert this past week.

Continue reading Lauryn Hill Slays Her Competition, Becomes "Fearless Vampire Killer" [Video].

Engagement Alert: Wiz Khalifa Puts A Ring On Amber Rose! "He Made Me The Happiest Woman In The World!!!"

March 1, 2012 5:25 PM

After months and months of speculation, hip-hop couple Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose are finally ready to tie the knot.

Continue reading Engagement Alert: Wiz Khalifa Puts A Ring On Amber Rose! "He Made Me The Happiest Woman In The World!!!".

Nicki Minaj Cool W/ Donning Pop Tag, "I Guess I Am Pop Culture Because What I'm Doing Seems To Be Popular"

March 1, 2012 2:00 PM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj contines to address critics and hip-hop fans claiming she has gone pop as of late, admitting they may be right as her pop-ularity continues to grow.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Cool W/ Donning Pop Tag, "I Guess I Am Pop Culture Because What I'm Doing Seems To Be Popular".

Jim Jones Denies Roughing Up Dipset Fan, "I Wish It Woudn't Have Happened"

March 1, 2012 12:56 PM

Dipset rapper Jim Jones continues to make headlines with reports claiming he gave orders on an assault toward a concertgoer earlier this week in Boston.

Continue reading Jim Jones Denies Roughing Up Dipset Fan, "I Wish It Woudn't Have Happened".

Fat Joe Turns Lil Wayne's Crib Into A 'Crack' House, Rapper Bombs Miami Mansion

March 1, 2012 12:30 PM

Terror Squad leader Fat Joe has proven he is not your average rapper this week, revealing a photo of his graffiti skills on rap star Lil Wayne's Miami home.

Continue reading Fat Joe Turns Lil Wayne's Crib Into A 'Crack' House, Rapper Bombs Miami Mansion.

"Someday Drake Won't Sound The Way He Used To. I'll Do Anything In My Power To Still Sound Relevant"

March 1, 2012 10:09 AM

Young Money star Drake speaks on hip-hop longevity and the inevitable future which exists for most hip-hop artists in their careers within the latest issue of VIBE magazine.

Continue reading "Someday Drake Won't Sound The Way He Used To. I'll Do Anything In My Power To Still Sound Relevant".

French Montana Kills Max B Rejected Appeal Reports, "Don't Believe The Rumors"

March 1, 2012 10:00 AM

Bad Boy Records rapper French Montana has stepped forward to clear the air a day after close friend Max B made headlines for having his murder conviction appeal rejected, claiming the hype is fake.

Continue reading French Montana Kills Max B Rejected Appeal Reports, "Don't Believe The Rumors".

G-Unit's Precious Paris Drops "From Paris W/ Love" Mixtape, 50 Cent Boards Project [Download]

March 1, 2012 9:46 AM

G-Unit's latest signee Precious Paris is out to prove she is ready to take the hip-hop game by storm, releasing her much talked about From Paris with Love mixtape this week.

Continue reading G-Unit's Precious Paris Drops "From Paris W/ Love" Mixtape, 50 Cent Boards Project [Download].

Kid Cudi & Dot Da Genius' "WZRD" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed

March 1, 2012 9:30 AM

Despite Kid Cudi's publicized rant against Universal Republic this week, the rapper's new joint WZRD album is reportedly en route go sell up to 80,000 copies in its first seven days.

Continue reading Kid Cudi & Dot Da Genius' "WZRD" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed.

Jim Jones Pays Respect To Max B At NYC Concert

March 1, 2012 9:02 AM

Dipset rapper Jim Jones reportedly showed his respect to former affiliate Max B during a concert last night (February 29) in New York City, the same day it was discovered the jailed rapper's murder conviction appeal was denied.

Continue reading Jim Jones Pays Respect To Max B At NYC Concert.

[VIDEO] Jeezy Concert Brawl + New Avengers Trailer Hits The Web

March 1, 2012 8:18 AM

Things can get very real, very fast at rap concerts. That's why you've always got to keep one eye on the stage and one eye on the n*gga dressed in all black who doesn't seem to be having a good time. It helps to be cross-eyed. Anyway, sh*t got real at a recent Jeezy performance and footage of the melee has hit the web.

Continue reading [VIDEO] Jeezy Concert Brawl + New Avengers Trailer Hits The Web.

"Pain Is Love 2": "Before Drake, Lil Wayne Or Kanye West Dominated The Radio, It Was Ja Rule"

March 1, 2012 12:56 AM

[With Ja Rule's long-awaited Pain Is Love 2 album finally in stores, producer Seven gives you his top five reasons to dig in your pockets and support the rapper's newest LP.]

Continue reading "Pain Is Love 2": "Before Drake, Lil Wayne Or Kanye West Dominated The Radio, It Was Ja Rule".

"They Wrote For Rihanna & All Of The Different Artists, They Just Haven't Been Able To Get That Love"

March 1, 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 RepJa clothing co-founder Prince Graham (left) gave Kardinal Offishall the title earlier this week, his partner Omar Thomas (right) crowns Rock City SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "They Wrote For Rihanna & All Of The Different Artists, They Just Haven't Been Able To Get That Love".

Photo of the Day: Don Trip Hits The Streets

March 1, 2012 12:00 AM

Steady Mobbin': Memphis rapper Don Trip hits the streets.

Be sure to check out Don Trip's "Human" Singled Out feature!

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