May 2012 Archives

50 Cent On Fallen G-Unit Member, "N*ggas Is Lucky You Just Don't Kill 'Em"

May 31, 2012 11:21 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent is letting it known there are no plans to hook back up with former group member Young Buck, publicly blasting his financial woes and scolding past decisions.

Continue reading 50 Cent On Fallen G-Unit Member, "N*ggas Is Lucky You Just Don't Kill 'Em".

Take That, Take That Deal? Diddy Lures Potential Bad Boy Signee To Miami

May 31, 2012 10:48 PM

Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy had a busy 2011 by inking rappers Machine Gun Kelly and French Montana to his growing empire, however, new reports claim he has his eyes on a burgeoning R&B star.

Continue reading Take That, Take That Deal? Diddy Lures Potential Bad Boy Signee To Miami.

Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Make Big Moves On The Low

May 31, 2012 4:59 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are reportedly on the verge of sharing the same roof with reports claiming they have both listed their Los Angeles cribs for sale.

Continue reading Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Make Big Moves On The Low.

Tupac Shakur's "Yo! MTV Raps" Meltdown Shoots Up The 'Net [Video]

May 31, 2012 4:37 PM

Nearly twenty years since the passing of the late Tupac Shakur, more archival material continues to land online with VH1 teasing fans with a new "Yo! MTV Raps" show meltdown clip.

Continue reading Tupac Shakur's "Yo! MTV Raps" Meltdown Shoots Up The 'Net [Video].

Nicki Minaj Breaks Silence On Female Fan Murder, "My Dancers Had Nothing To Do W/ This Tragedy"

May 31, 2012 1:05 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj is setting the record straight after catching heat for her crew getting targeted in the murder of a female fan last week following a Tokyo, Japan concert.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Breaks Silence On Female Fan Murder, "My Dancers Had Nothing To Do W/ This Tragedy".

Young Buck Gives A Message "To All My Haters" [Audio]

May 31, 2012 12:35 PM

Former G-Unit member Young Buck is letting his feelings out through the music, right or wrong, and takes direct aim on a new track called "To All My Haters."

Continue reading Young Buck Gives A Message "To All My Haters" [Audio].

T.I. Ups The Ante W/ Big Stacks, "That's A Proud Moment For Me" [Audio]

May 31, 2012 12:00 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. recently discussed locking in some studio time with elusive rap veteran Andre 3000 and just how cool and collective the OutKast member is in-person.

Continue reading T.I. Ups The Ante W/ Big Stacks, "That's A Proud Moment For Me" [Audio].

Gucci Mane Gets Iced Out, Loses $274,000 Jewelry Battle

May 31, 2012 10:09 AM

Atlanta's Gucci Mane may have gold and platinum plaques hanging up in his home, but the rapper is now being forced to pay over $270,000 in a diamond jewelry case.

Continue reading Gucci Mane Gets Iced Out, Loses $274,000 Jewelry Battle.

French Montana Wants Summer Jam Redemption After '11 Incident, "I Was Kinda Hurt"

May 31, 2012 9:55 AM

With New York radio station Hot 97's annual Summer Jam concert roughly 72 hours away from kicking off, local rap stars French Montana and Maino dish out on doing it big this time around.

Continue reading French Montana Wants Summer Jam Redemption After '11 Incident, "I Was Kinda Hurt".

Pusha T's "Exodus 23:1" Producer Sets The Record Straight, "He Kept Tellin' Me, 'I Need Something Dark'"

May 31, 2012 9:41 AM

With tensions in the air courtesy of a perceived rap war between Young Money's Lil Wayne and G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T, which began from the buzzing "Exodus 23:1" record, producer Rico Beats steps up to put matters into perspective.

Continue reading Pusha T's "Exodus 23:1" Producer Sets The Record Straight, "He Kept Tellin' Me, 'I Need Something Dark'".

Drake & Rihanna Can't Take Care Of Steamy Hook-Up Hype, "She Was All Over Him"

May 31, 2012 9:31 AM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna and Drake cannot shake off the persistent rumor mills pitting them together as an off-again, on-again couple with new details now emerging from their Memorial Day Weekend Miami hook-up.

Continue reading Drake & Rihanna Can't Take Care Of Steamy Hook-Up Hype, "She Was All Over Him".

Meek Mill Gushes Over Nasty, "He's One Of The Best Rappers Ever"

May 31, 2012 9:15 AM

Maybach Music Group's Meek Mill recently discussed linking up with rap veteran Nas for some studio time and why Mr. Jones stands alone as an elite emcee.

Continue reading Meek Mill Gushes Over Nasty, "He's One Of The Best Rappers Ever".

Tequila Buffet: "It Was Designed For A Bottle Of Patron...But It Doesn't Have To Be For Tequila."

May 31, 2012 9:00 AM

[Don't let the name fool you, this board may be called the Tequila Buffet, but it can be used for any drink mixing that comes to mind--virgin or alcoholic. So if you're 21 years of age or older, feel free to use this hand-crafted board to help you get your party on, but if you're still making Kool-Aid with mom in the kitchen, you can mix up flavors for dinner. Still wondering what this product is? Check out brand rep, Shannon Lock's five reasons to buy the Tequila Buffet.]

Continue reading Tequila Buffet: "It Was Designed For A Bottle Of Patron...But It Doesn't Have To Be For Tequila.".

Wu-Tang Rapper Goes Outer Space + T.I. Reveals Big Guests On New Album

May 31, 2012 7:09 AM

Pretty cool story that made its way to the web: GZA is heading to the stars. Not physically, but the 45-year-old rapper has become a fan of the heavens after a trip to the planetarium.

Continue reading Wu-Tang Rapper Goes Outer Space + T.I. Reveals Big Guests On New Album.

"He's One Of The Finest Rappers. To Me, He's Never Mashed"

May 31, 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 Russ Parr gave D.O.C. the title earlier this week, Jagged Edge's Wingo names Nelly and Jadakiss SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He's One Of The Finest Rappers. To Me, He's Never Mashed".

Photo of the Day: Bun B Kicks Back & Enjoys The Good Life

May 31, 2012 12:00 AM

II Trill II Quit: UGK's Bun B kicks back and enjoys the good life in Drake's hometown.

Make sure to check out DJ Rapid Ric's Bun B-assisted "Bodies Hit the Floor" Singled Out!

Rihanna's Topless Esquire Outtakes Peel Off

May 30, 2012 10:10 PM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna continues to heat up the Internet as new Esquire magazine outtake shots from a recent photo shoot have started circulating online.

Continue reading Rihanna's Topless Esquire Outtakes Peel Off.

Meek Mill On Chasing The Roc Nation Dream, "There's Part Of The Game I Can't Reach W/ My Management"

May 30, 2012 5:25 PM

Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill may have the force of Rick Ross' Maybach Music behind him but he recently talked about gaining even more momentum by hooking up with Jay-Z's Roc Nation management team.

Continue reading Meek Mill On Chasing The Roc Nation Dream, "There's Part Of The Game I Can't Reach W/ My Management".

Lil Wayne's Trukfit Clothing Line Prepares For A Parade, Macy's!!!

May 30, 2012 4:50 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne is preparing to keep fans laced fresh to death entering into the summer by releasing his new TRUKFIT clothing line at Macy's stores nationwide in less than 48 hours.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Trukfit Clothing Line Prepares For A Parade, Macy's!!!.

Young Buck Asks The Inevitable 50 Cent Question, "Where [Lloyd] Banks At?" [Video]

May 30, 2012 4:09 PM

The absence of 50 Cent's prodigy Lloyd Banks has turned into such a popular topic these days, even former G-Unit member Young Buck is questioning his whereabouts.

Continue reading Young Buck Asks The Inevitable 50 Cent Question, "Where [Lloyd] Banks At?" [Video].

Before I Self Destruct: 50 Cent's Biggest Pre-Album Publicity Stunts

May 30, 2012 3:10 PM

[With the attention 50 Cent has generated over the past few weeks, it's no surprise a studio album is underway. In light of the G-Unit general's upcoming yet untitled LP, SOHH's drawn up a list of our favorite perceived publcity stunts that led up to an album release. GGG-GG-GGet ready!]

Continue reading Before I Self Destruct: 50 Cent's Biggest Pre-Album Publicity Stunts.

Pete Rock Blames Personal Feelings, Emotions On Lupe Fiasco Outbursts

May 30, 2012 2:15 PM

New York producer Pete Rock recently came forward to once again discuss his public outbursts toward Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco over the sampling of his "T.R.O.Y" record and said emotions ultimately got the best of him.

Continue reading Pete Rock Blames Personal Feelings, Emotions On Lupe Fiasco Outbursts.

Nicki Minaj Steers The Pack, B.o.B. Soars Outta Top 20, El-P Invades The Chart

May 30, 2012 1:30 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Nicki Minaj leads the pack at No. 20, B.o.B. falls from the Top 20 and El-P invades the chart.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Steers The Pack, B.o.B. Soars Outta Top 20, El-P Invades The Chart.

Drake's Ready To Up The Ante, "[That's] Another Element To My Career I Want To Challenge Myself At"

May 30, 2012 1:05 PM

Young Money star Drake recently opened up on hitting the road for his "Club Paradise" tour and revealed his intent on becoming a seasoned live performer.

Continue reading Drake's Ready To Up The Ante, "[That's] Another Element To My Career I Want To Challenge Myself At".

Bling, Bling: Paul Wall Grillz Big Sean In The Dirty South

May 30, 2012 11:04 AM

Houston rapper Paul Wall may have platinum plaques to his name but the "People's Champ" showed off his other knack by lacing G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean with a new diamond-laced grill.

Continue reading Bling, Bling: Paul Wall Grillz Big Sean In The Dirty South.

Fat Joe & Kanye West Clashed In The Studio Over 'Pride', "I Argued W/ Him A Little"

May 30, 2012 10:47 AM

Terror Squad leader Fat Joe recently opened up about his new Kanye West-assisted "Pride N Joy" anthem and revealed some minor creative differences they had prior to its completion.

Continue reading Fat Joe & Kanye West Clashed In The Studio Over 'Pride', "I Argued W/ Him A Little".

Recap Of Saigon Quotes

May 30, 2012 10:45 AM

Despite the online back and forth between SOHH and rapper Saigon, I must admit that dude touched on a few points that resonate with many, yet voiced by few.

Continue reading Recap Of Saigon Quotes.

Floyd Mayweather Laughs Straight To The Bank Over Alleged 50 Cent Fight

May 30, 2012 10:15 AM

Undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is showing fans he has a sense of humor by poking fun at recent gossip claiming he got into a physical altercation with longtime friend/rapper 50 Cent over money.

Continue reading Floyd Mayweather Laughs Straight To The Bank Over Alleged 50 Cent Fight.

Maybach Music's Teedra Moses Ready To Cut Open Big Apple, Promises Intimate Evening

May 30, 2012 8:00 AM

[Slated to invade the New York City spotlight tomorrow (May 31) evening at the City Winery, Maybach Music Group's Teedra Moses undresses what fans can expect from her intimate showcase.]

Continue reading Maybach Music's Teedra Moses Ready To Cut Open Big Apple, Promises Intimate Evening.

Memorial Day Melee: Music's Weekend Wars

May 30, 2012 8:00 AM

It's gonna be a hot summer. Outside of album releases, rap concerts and award shows, things are looking to reach a boiling point among disgruntled rappers, singers, dancers and their rivals. This past holiday weekend is a prime example. Take a look at a few entertainment wars that kept us rolling all the way into the work week.

Continue reading Memorial Day Melee: Music's Weekend Wars.

chicBuds: "[It's] The First All-Woman-Run Electronics Company."

May 30, 2012 12:25 AM

[Introduced as the first all-woman electronics company on the market, chicBuds is here as the first brand to offer affordable, custom pattern earbuds. Don't believe me? Check out chicBuds rep, Megan R's top five reasons why should buy these vibrant, comfortably fit earbuds.]

Continue reading chicBuds: "[It's] The First All-Woman-Run Electronics Company.".

"Public Enemy Was The Soundtrack To My College Life"

May 30, 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 Nems unleashed his top rhymers last week, Hollywood director David Talbert drops his fave five rappers.]

Continue reading "Public Enemy Was The Soundtrack To My College Life".

Photo of the Day: Warren G Shows It's All About YOU

May 30, 2012 12:00 AM

Here's Looking At You: Rap veteran Warren G shows he's still on one.

Make sure to check out Warren G's "Party We Will Throw" Singled Out!

Jay-Z & Kanye West Wage War In "No Church" Visual [Video]

May 29, 2012 10:33 PM

Grammy-winning rappers Jay-Z and Kanye West's long-awaited "No Church In The Wild" music video premiered as scheduled Tuesday (May 29) night, showcasing The Throne's street war-theme come to life.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Kanye West Wage War In "No Church" Visual [Video] .

UPDATE: Terrence J & Rocsi Diaz Officially Call It Quits, Confirm "106 & Park" Exits

May 29, 2012 9:25 PM

After weeks of speculation, longtime "106 & Park" hosts Terrence J and Rocsi Diaz are out to explore new pastures by leaving their jobs on the daily BET music video show.

Continue reading UPDATE: Terrence J & Rocsi Diaz Officially Call It Quits, Confirm "106 & Park" Exits.

50 Cent Reveals His Favorite Cam'ron & Fat Joe Records, "It Struck A Chord In Me"

May 29, 2012 5:23 PM

G-Unit's 50 Cent may have racked up a ton of rap enemies over the years, however, the platinum-selling rapper is not too proud to name his favorite Cam'ron and Fat Joe tunes.

Continue reading 50 Cent Reveals His Favorite Cam'ron & Fat Joe Records, "It Struck A Chord In Me".

Curren$y Lays His Pen Game Down Quite Flat, "I Can't Really Write At Home"

May 29, 2012 4:28 PM

New Orleans rapper Curren$y recently opened up on his song-writing skills and just how he gets into the zone when it comes time to penning hits.

Continue reading Curren$y Lays His Pen Game Down Quite Flat, "I Can't Really Write At Home".

Roc Nation Star's $732,000 Problem Exposed

May 29, 2012 3:35 PM

Roc Nation star Sean Garrett is known for his writing skills, however, the songwriter is now making headlines for having a debt of over $730,000 exposed.

Continue reading Roc Nation Star's $732,000 Problem Exposed.

50 Cent Addresses Lloyd Banks' 9-Month Hiatus, "This Is Not The First Time This Has Happened. He's A Baby." [Audio]

May 29, 2012 3:00 PM

The 'unity' element of G-Unit appears to have faded as group leader 50 Cent now reveals the status of estranged member Lloyd Banks and why they have not talked in nearly a year.

Continue reading 50 Cent Addresses Lloyd Banks' 9-Month Hiatus, "This Is Not The First Time This Has Happened. He's A Baby." [Audio].

Jealous In Paris? Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Romance Gets Hilton Heated

May 29, 2012 3:00 PM

The current bond between alleged love birds Kim Kardashian and Kanye West is reportedly making one-time reality star Paris Hilton heated with jealousy.

Continue reading Jealous In Paris? Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Romance Gets Hilton Heated.

Swizz Beatz Sees DMX Barking Again, "I Remember When People Couldn't Follow Him On Stage" [Video]

May 29, 2012 2:25 PM

Platinum-selling rapper DMX is primed to reach great heights once again if hitmaker Swizz Beatz has anything to do with it, as the famed Ruff Ryders producer claims X is ready to get his spot back.

Continue reading Swizz Beatz Sees DMX Barking Again, "I Remember When People Couldn't Follow Him On Stage" [Video].

Rihanna Balls So Hard W/ NY Knicks Bad Boy In South Beach

May 29, 2012 1:23 PM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna may have hung out alongside ex-boyfriend Drake over Memorial Day Weekend, but the hitmaker was reportedly down in Miami with New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith.

Continue reading Rihanna Balls So Hard W/ NY Knicks Bad Boy In South Beach.

Pusha T Shoots Back At Lil Wayne W/ "Exodus 23:1" Video [Video]

May 29, 2012 12:39 PM

Tensions between Young Money's Lil Wayne and G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T appear far from over as The Clipse rapper has now unleashed a visual for his new Weezy-targeted "Exodus 23:1" record.

Continue reading Pusha T Shoots Back At Lil Wayne W/ "Exodus 23:1" Video [Video].

"Killa's Always Had That Hunger, But Now It's Bigger Than Ever"

May 29, 2012 12:05 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each week and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After rap veteran Warren G breaks down his new "Party We Will Throw Now" anthem, Texas DJ Rapid Ric reflects on his work with Killa Kyleon and Southern icon Bun B on the track, "Bodies Hit the Floor."]

Continue reading "Killa's Always Had That Hunger, But Now It's Bigger Than Ever".

Waka Flocka Flame Blames Jail For Fueling Nicki Minaj's Young Money Deal

May 29, 2012 11:32 AM

Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame recently talked about his past stint behind bars around the come-up of former affiliate Nicki Minaj sparking the femcee's Young Money association and eventual record deal.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame Blames Jail For Fueling Nicki Minaj's Young Money Deal.

Lil Wayne & Drake Have Money To Blow, But Refuse $400,000 Demand

May 29, 2012 9:48 AM

Young Money's Lil Wayne and Drake may make the Forbes' wealthiest rap list annually, however, the rap duo are reportedly refusing to cough up more than $400,000 in a lawsuit.

Continue reading Lil Wayne & Drake Have Money To Blow, But Refuse $400,000 Demand.

Chris Brown & Meek Mill Trade Shots Online + Yo Gotti Banned In Memphis?!

May 29, 2012 8:34 AM

Memorial Day Weekend has officially come to an end. Hope you got your fill of bbq, brews and b*tches. Outside of the normal f*ckery that takes place over a three-day weekend, the hip hop world was also blessed with a bit of controversy: Not talking about the Pusha T vs. Wayne/Drake (Drayne??) fiasco; today's weekend recap focuses on the hilarious online spat between Meek Mill and the most dangerous singer in America, Chris Brown.

Continue reading Chris Brown & Meek Mill Trade Shots Online + Yo Gotti Banned In Memphis?!.

FLX Phone: "2Chainz Came To Us With The Idea...Took The Trend & Kind Of Made It Into His Own."

May 29, 2012 12:15 AM

[Everyone's seen 2Chainz with the old school receiver attached to his cell phones, but how long have you asked yourself, 'What in the world is that?' Well, Jarvis Ross, general manager of FLX Phone, is here to give all the details on the "2Chainz Phone," and five reasons why you should make sure you have one attached to your cell phone.]

Continue reading FLX Phone: "2Chainz Came To Us With The Idea...Took The Trend & Kind Of Made It Into His Own.".

"He Had A Gift & Unfortunately The Car Accident Took It Away"

May 29, 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 DJ Stimulus gave Beanie Sigel the title last week, radio veteran Russ Parr names D.O.C. SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He Had A Gift & Unfortunately The Car Accident Took It Away".

"Nate Dogg Is Still Here & His Music's Going To Live Through Me"

May 29, 2012 12:10 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each week and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After David Banner gave in-depth look at his "Malcolm X" record, rap veteran Warren G breaks down his new "Party We Will Throw Now" anthem.]

Continue reading "Nate Dogg Is Still Here & His Music's Going To Live Through Me".

Saigon & Rick Ross T-Hug It Out: BFF's Or Frenemies?

May 29, 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 Saigon & Rick Ross T-Hug It Out: BFF's Or Frenemies?.

Photo of the Day: Saigon & Rick Ross T-Hug It Out: BFF's Or Frenemies?

May 29, 2012 12:00 AM

Greatest Story Ever Told: Brooklyn's Saigon rubs elbows with the "Boss" Rick Ross.

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

Justin Bieber Cashes Out The Money Team, Knuckles Up W/ Mike Tyson [Video]

May 28, 2012 8:04 PM

Weeks after pop sensation Justin Bieber raised eyebrows hanging out with undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. in Las Vegas, the Biebs has now moved on to clocking in time with retired champ Mike Tyson.

Continue reading Justin Bieber Cashes Out The Money Team, Knuckles Up W/ Mike Tyson [Video].

Jay-Z & Kanye West's "No Church In The Wild" Director Spills Beans On Music Video Premiere

May 28, 2012 7:40 PM

Fans anxious to see the much talked about Jay-Z and Kanye West "No Church in the Wild" music video will finally have their wishes met with reports claiming it is premiering tomorrow (May 29).

Continue reading Jay-Z & Kanye West's "No Church In The Wild" Director Spills Beans On Music Video Premiere.

Andre 3000's Hollywood Transformation Exposed In Ireland

May 28, 2012 7:19 PM

The transformation of OutKast's Andre 3000 into late music mogul Jimi Hendrix is taking shape as a photo of the rapper-turned-actor preparing for his upcoming All Is by My Side movie role has hit the Internet.

Continue reading Andre 3000's Hollywood Transformation Exposed In Ireland.

Drake & Rihanna Go Bottoms Up, Sizzle In Miami Night Spot

May 28, 2012 1:59 PM

Young Money star Drake and Rihanna are once again making steamy romance headlines this Memorial Day Weekend with photos of the alleged ex-couple getting cozy in Miami now circulating online.

Continue reading Drake & Rihanna Go Bottoms Up, Sizzle In Miami Night Spot.

Nas Feels Ill-Matic Over NY Rap Legends, "They Were Just The Illest"

May 28, 2012 11:40 AM

Rap mogul Nas may be destined for the Hip-Hop Hall of Fame one day but "God's Son" recently took an opportunity to describe his undying admiration for fellow New York rap veterans Rakim, Kool G. Rap and Slick Rick.

Continue reading Nas Feels Ill-Matic Over NY Rap Legends, "They Were Just The Illest".

J. Cole Sidelines Diggy Simmons Beef Story, "What Am I Gonna Go Beat Diggy Up?" [Video]

May 28, 2012 11:00 AM

Roc Nation protégé J. Cole has finally stepped forward to clear the air on getting put on blast by teenage rapper Diggy Simmons back in April and laughed off beef talk.

Continue reading J. Cole Sidelines Diggy Simmons Beef Story, "What Am I Gonna Go Beat Diggy Up?" [Video].

Just Blaze Gets Thrown In Paris Jail, "Handcuffs. They Hurt & Are Very Dehumanizing"

May 28, 2012 10:19 AM

Platinum-selling producer Just Blaze got a taste of the criminal system in Paris over the weekend, letting fans know about his overnight experience in jail.

Continue reading Just Blaze Gets Thrown In Paris Jail, "Handcuffs. They Hurt & Are Very Dehumanizing".

Shyne Says Dear America, Ex-Bad Boy Fights To Get Back In

May 28, 2012 9:15 AM

Former Bad Boy Records rapper Shyne wants that ol' thing back with reports claiming the deported hip-hop artist has launched a campaign to obtain a United States visa.

Continue reading Shyne Says Dear America, Ex-Bad Boy Fights To Get Back In.

Dyson Bladeless Fan: "[The Creation] Took About Five Years. It's The First One We Did, So Obviously The First Time You Do Anything, It Takes A Little Bit Longer."

May 28, 2012 12:20 AM

[As Memorial Day gets underway, people are flocking to their grills, neighboring beaches and park-side barbeques. But as the flames heat up, you probably aren't cooling down. So Dyson engineer, Rob Green is here to tell you five reasons why you should purchase Dyson's Bladeless Fan.]

Continue reading Dyson Bladeless Fan: "[The Creation] Took About Five Years. It's The First One We Did, So Obviously The First Time You Do Anything, It Takes A Little Bit Longer.".

Photo of the Day: Flo Rida Pops Champagne For Memorial Day Weekend

May 28, 2012 12:00 AM

Round Of Applause: Rapper Flo Rida lives it up at the Memorial Day Weekend Hennessy V.S Takeover festivities in Miami.

Photo Credit: Rodney Stewart, Darryl Campbell, Arturo Perea, Jahrue

UPDATE: Saigon Caught On Tape Blasting Rick Ross, Kanye & Kim, Gays [AUDIO]

May 27, 2012 11:30 PM

Last week, SOHH.com published our exclusive interview with Saigon in which he criticized Maybach boss Rick Ross and Big Sean. Saigon responded by denying he made the comments and denouncing the SOHH article. Now, SOHH.com has released the full, unedited audio of the interview, where Saigon can be heard talking to SOHH about Rozay and Big Sean and continues with his feelings about the gay "gimmick," Kim & Kanye and more.

Continue reading UPDATE: Saigon Caught On Tape Blasting Rick Ross, Kanye & Kim, Gays [AUDIO].

Bow Wow Starts Cleaning Up His Financial Mess, Hires New Team

May 27, 2012 9:15 PM

Cash Money Records' Bow Wow is looking to finally get back on track to living a stress-free life without the concern of publicized financial woes with reports claiming he has hired help to address his business affairs.

Continue reading Bow Wow Starts Cleaning Up His Financial Mess, Hires New Team.

Nas Is Like: Destiny Finds God's Son In New "Daughters" Music Video [Video]

May 27, 2012 8:41 PM

Rap veteran Nas took a unique approach to his new "Daughters" music video as the Life Is Good single's visual shows him through his teenage daughter Destiny Jones' eyes.

Continue reading Nas Is Like: Destiny Finds God's Son In New "Daughters" Music Video [Video].

Drake Fires Pusha T Shots In Washington, DC, "Don't Talk To Me N*gga"

May 27, 2012 1:36 PM

Young Money star Drake has reportedly taken action in light of alleged Pusha T disses directed toward him and boss Lil Wayne by going at the Clipse rapper this weekend in Washington, D.C.

Continue reading Drake Fires Pusha T Shots In Washington, DC, "Don't Talk To Me N*gga".

Rihanna Gets Naked, Shows Off Blonde Hair In Steamy Photos

May 27, 2012 11:16 AM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna continues to flaunt her body by stipping down to a birthday suit and blonde hair for her new fragrance set to drop in the fall.

Continue reading Rihanna Gets Naked, Shows Off Blonde Hair In Steamy Photos.

Serena Williams Drops Love After Common & Drake Hook-Ups, "I've Given Up On Dating"

May 27, 2012 10:50 AM

Tennis superstar Serena Williams is falling back on love, saying she has removed herself from the dating scene after perceived steamy hook-ups with rappers Common and Drake.

Continue reading Serena Williams Drops Love After Common & Drake Hook-Ups, "I've Given Up On Dating".

Royce Da 5'9 Confirms Eminem's Road To Post-"Recovery" [Video]

May 27, 2012 10:29 AM

Slaughterhouse's Royce Da 5'9 has confirmed recent reports claiming partner in rhymes Eminem is currently grinding it out in the studio and putting together a new solo album.

Continue reading Royce Da 5'9 Confirms Eminem's Road To Post-"Recovery" [Video].

Photo of the Day: Lupe Fiasco Parties Hard In Las Vegas

May 27, 2012 12:00 AM

Laser Beamin': Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco lights up the party in Las Vegas.

Photo taken from Lupe Fiasco's Twitter

Prodigy Puts His Pen Game Down Again, "This One Is Strictly & Entirely About My Experience In Jail"

May 26, 2012 9:08 PM

Mobb Deep's Prodigy is not only putting out new music as of late, but the New York rap veteran is also preparing the release of another autobiography.

Continue reading Prodigy Puts His Pen Game Down Again, "This One Is Strictly & Entirely About My Experience In Jail".

Nas Leaves Nasty Behind For His Destiny, Says Chris Robinson

May 26, 2012 8:39 PM

With rap veteran Nas' upcoming "Daughters" music video nearing an official premiere, director Chris Robinson dishes on how personal Mr. Jones got for the Life Is Good anthem.

Continue reading Nas Leaves Nasty Behind For His Destiny, Says Chris Robinson.

No Malice Puts Lil Wayne On Blast, "That's My Blood & I Ain't Never Kiss Em"

May 26, 2012 6:52 PM

The weekend continues to heat up hours after Lil Wayne dropped his "Goulish" diss record aimed at Pusha T with The Clipse rapper's brother No Malice now going after Weezy F. Baby.

Continue reading No Malice Puts Lil Wayne On Blast, "That's My Blood & I Ain't Never Kiss Em".

Omarion Recalls Getting Blown Away By Rick Ross' Boss Moves

May 26, 2012 11:24 AM

Newly signed Maybach Music Group member Omarion has reflected on joining Rick Ross' growing record company and what ultimately impressed him the most about the "Boss."

Continue reading Omarion Recalls Getting Blown Away By Rick Ross' Boss Moves.

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Puts Drake Up On Game, Drizzy Names Untouchable Opponent

May 26, 2012 11:10 AM

Young Money star Drake recently discussed what type of advice he has received from undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and how he applies it to the music industry.

Continue reading Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Puts Drake Up On Game, Drizzy Names Untouchable Opponent.

The Roots' Questlove Sides W/ Lupe Fiasco, "I Would Hope Pete [Reconsiders] His Position"

May 26, 2012 11:02 AM

While things appear to have settled down between Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco and producer Pete Rock over a "T.R.O.Y" sample, The Roots' Questlove admits he's siding with the Chi-town emcee.

Continue reading The Roots' Questlove Sides W/ Lupe Fiasco, "I Would Hope Pete [Reconsiders] His Position".

J. Cole Serves Up Another Kendrick Lamar Joint LP Scoop [Video]

May 26, 2012 9:35 AM

Days after teasing fans with some in-studio photos alongside West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar, Roc Nation protege J. Cole spills the beans on what fans can expect from their upcoming collaborative album.

Continue reading J. Cole Serves Up Another Kendrick Lamar Joint LP Scoop [Video].

Lil Wayne Threatens Pusha T W/ New Diss Track [Audio]

May 26, 2012 12:05 AM

The question of whether or not Lil Wayne's Twitter jab toward G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T earlier this week was the result of a hacker is no longer needed as Weezy has unleashed an official diss record aimed at him.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Threatens Pusha T W/ New Diss Track [Audio].

Photo of the Day: Young Money's Lil Wayne Flexes His Muscles

May 26, 2012 12:02 AM

The Champ Is Here: Young Money leader Lil Wayne flexes his muscles.

Photo taken from Lil Wayne's Twitter

"We Went To War For Hip-Hop In The South & They Didn't Recognize Us"

May 25, 2012 6:18 PM

[With his new "Welcome" music video premiering this week off the new Welcome To My City mixtape, Memphis producer/rapper Drumma Boy explains why he is out to put on for his city.]

Continue reading "We Went To War For Hip-Hop In The South & They Didn't Recognize Us".

Pete Rock Breaks Silence On Lupe's Fiasco, "I Apologize For Being Emotional About This"

May 25, 2012 6:12 PM

The war of words between Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco and Pete Rock over a "T.R.O.Y." sample continues with the hip-hop producer releasing a statement defending his image.

Continue reading Pete Rock Breaks Silence On Lupe's Fiasco, "I Apologize For Being Emotional About This".

Queen Of Hip-Hop Declares She's Out & Proud? [Updated]

May 25, 2012 5:54 PM

Hollywood star/rapper Queen Latifah has reportedly come forward after years of speculation to reveal her sexuality, admitting she is a lesbian.

Continue reading Queen Of Hip-Hop Declares She's Out & Proud? [Updated].

BET's "106 & Park" Co-Host's Days Numbered, New TV Gig On The Horizon

May 25, 2012 4:05 PM

BET's "106 & Park" co-host Terrence J is reportedly packing up his bags to leave the daily music video television series and become a new face on rival network E! News.

Continue reading BET's "106 & Park" Co-Host's Days Numbered, New TV Gig On The Horizon.

Lupe Fiasco Won't Rock W/ Pete, Young Money Vs. G.O.O.D. Music Round 1, 50 Cent Cashes In On The Comp

May 25, 2012 3:15 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we find out why Lupe Fiasco refuses to kick it with Pete Rock, ring the bell on Young Money versus G.O.O.D. Music, applaud 50 Cent for stealing the spotlight from G-Unit and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Won't Rock W/ Pete, Young Money Vs. G.O.O.D. Music Round 1, 50 Cent Cashes In On The Comp.

J. Cole & Kendrick Lamar Tease The 'Net In B-Ball Gear

May 25, 2012 2:30 PM

Roc Nation protege J. Cole and Aftermath rookie Kendrick Lamar are making sure to tease fans heading into Memorial Day Weekend by unveiling a few in-studio shots just days after confirming a joint album is in the works.

Continue reading J. Cole & Kendrick Lamar Tease The 'Net In B-Ball Gear.

Jagged Edge's Wingo Pictures Omarion Soaring At Maybach Music Group, "This Boy Can Dance His A** Off!"

May 25, 2012 1:55 PM

With former B2K member Omarion keeping the Internet sizzling over his new Maybach Music Group signing, SOHH recently chopped it up with Jagged Edge's Wingo to get his take on the young R&B veteran's power move.

Continue reading Jagged Edge's Wingo Pictures Omarion Soaring At Maybach Music Group, "This Boy Can Dance His A** Off!".

Salaam Remi Reveals Secret To Nas' Longevity, "The Reason Why He's Still Here After 21 Years..."

May 25, 2012 1:30 PM

Renowned producer Salaam Remi recently discussed linking up with Nas for his upcoming Life Is Good solo album and revealed why Nasty has remained relevant for over two decades.

Continue reading Salaam Remi Reveals Secret To Nas' Longevity, "The Reason Why He's Still Here After 21 Years...".

Jay-Z Gets Back Into "Hard Knock Life" Mode, Penning New Records

May 25, 2012 1:15 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z may feel like he is experiencing déjà vu with reports claiming the platinum-selling rapper is writing new music for Roc Nation princess Willow Smith to sing in the upcoming Annie remake musical film.

Continue reading Jay-Z Gets Back Into "Hard Knock Life" Mode, Penning New Records.

Saigon Says Rap's Deeper Than Rick Ross & Big Sean, "Y'All Support This Sh*t?"

May 25, 2012 12:35 PM

With summer just weeks away, Brooklyn rap veteran Saigon recently hit up SOHH and heated things up on his own by questioning the mindstate of hip-hop fans these days.

Continue reading Saigon Says Rap's Deeper Than Rick Ross & Big Sean, "Y'All Support This Sh*t?".

Kendrick Lamar Doesn't 'Give A F*ck' About Your Lifestyle, "I Can't Help The Way You Was Born" [Video]

May 25, 2012 12:00 PM

West Coast rap newcomer Kendrick Lamar recently tackled the controversial topic of gay marriage and said despite his own personal feelings, he has no problems with same-sex relationships.

Continue reading Kendrick Lamar Doesn't 'Give A F*ck' About Your Lifestyle, "I Can't Help The Way You Was Born" [Video].

A$AP Flushes Iggy Azalea/Azealia Banks' Rocky Feud, "They Shouldn't Be Beefin'"

May 25, 2012 11:30 AM

Fans hoping to see the current feud between rap newcomers Iggy Azealia and Azealia Banks end may need to look no further than Harlem's A$AP Rocky who feels both femcees should consider collaborating.

Continue reading A$AP Flushes Iggy Azalea/Azealia Banks' Rocky Feud, "They Shouldn't Be Beefin'".

No I.D. Compares The Kings Of NY, "You Can't Draw Jay Out, Mainly Because Nas..."

May 25, 2012 11:20 AM

Producer No I.D. recently delved into his relationship with rap moguls Jay-Z and Nas, specifically what makes the two hip-hop stars so different when closely examined.

Continue reading No I.D. Compares The Kings Of NY, "You Can't Draw Jay Out, Mainly Because Nas...".

UPDATE: B.G. Catches Big Break In Federal Weapons Case

May 25, 2012 11:15 AM

Former Cash Money Records rapper B.G. can exhale a little bit longer with new reports claiming his federal weapons sentencing date is now slated to take place next month.

Continue reading UPDATE: B.G. Catches Big Break In Federal Weapons Case.

Shyne Gets The Royal Treatment, Ex-Bad Boy Comes Face-To-Face W/ The Throne

May 25, 2012 10:30 AM

Former Bad Boy Records rapper Shyne has had a pretty big few months rekindling relationships as of late but possibly none bigger than coming face-to-face with hip-hop elite Jay-Z and Kanye West overseas this week.

Continue reading Shyne Gets The Royal Treatment, Ex-Bad Boy Comes Face-To-Face W/ The Throne.

B.G. Sentencing Pushed Back + Watch The Throne 2 Confirmed

May 25, 2012 7:03 AM

Former Cash Money rapper B.G. will have to wait a little while longer to learn his fate as his federal court sentencing was recently pushed back to June.

Continue reading B.G. Sentencing Pushed Back + Watch The Throne 2 Confirmed.

"At His Prime, Nobody Was Touching Him"

May 25, 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 Baiyu brought out her fave five spitters, New York rapper Nems unleashes his top rhymers.]

Continue reading "At His Prime, Nobody Was Touching Him".

Photo of the Day: Lil Kim Gets Hardcore In The Bronx

May 25, 2012 12:00 AM

Big Momma Thang: The Queen Bee Lil Kim gets up close and personal with SOHH at the Paradise Theater.

No Malice, Kid Cudi & More Address Pusha T/Lil Wayne Beef, "F*ck Anybody Who Feel Different"

May 24, 2012 11:09 PM

Less than 24 hours after the release of Pusha T's controversial "Exodus 23:1," a slew of associated artists ranging from his brother No Malice to G.O.O.D. Music's Kid Cudi have come forward to speak out.

Continue reading No Malice, Kid Cudi & More Address Pusha T/Lil Wayne Beef, "F*ck Anybody Who Feel Different".

Birdman Calls Lil Kim A Big Fat Liar, "It's Nicki Minaj All Day Everyday" [Video]

May 24, 2012 10:54 PM

Cash Money Records CEO Birdman is calling out Lil Kim for spinning a story suggesting he ultimately contributed to the current war of words between her and Young Money star Nicki Minaj.

Continue reading Birdman Calls Lil Kim A Big Fat Liar, "It's Nicki Minaj All Day Everyday" [Video].

Jay-Z Goes M.I.A. For Newest Roc Nation Signing

May 24, 2012 5:06 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z continues to build up his Roc Nation army by adding the likes of pop singer/rapper M.I.A. to his budding roster.

Continue reading Jay-Z Goes M.I.A. For Newest Roc Nation Signing.

Hip-Hop Legends Join Tupac Shakur, De La Soul In Library Of Congress

May 24, 2012 4:38 PM

Iconic rap crew Sugarhill Gang's "Rapper's Delight" have finally received the proper recognition it deserves by getting honored in the Library of Congress this week.

Continue reading Hip-Hop Legends Join Tupac Shakur, De La Soul In Library Of Congress.

Lupe Fiasco Blasts Pete Rock, "You Let All These Other Dudes Rap On It, But You Sh*t On Me?" [Audio]

May 24, 2012 4:13 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco is letting the world know things are still tense between him and producer Pete Rock, admitting the hip-hop veteran stepped out of line going at him publicly this week.

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Blasts Pete Rock, "You Let All These Other Dudes Rap On It, But You Sh*t On Me?" [Audio].

Eminem Helps Slaughter Hot 97's Summer Jam, "Hip-Hop Needs This" [Audio]

May 24, 2012 1:15 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem is unleashing his lyrical hounds next month, announcing rap quartet Slaughterhouse will perform at New York radio station Hot 97's Summer Jam.

Continue reading Eminem Helps Slaughter Hot 97's Summer Jam, "Hip-Hop Needs This" [Audio].

9th Wonder Stands Behind Wale's Sound, "If You Wanna Sell A Mass Amount Of Records, Your Style's Going To Change" [Video]

May 24, 2012 12:35 PM

Producer 9th Wonder recently stood up for Wale in light of signing to Maybach Music Group last year and said fans should not get upset when their favorite artists try to evolve.

Continue reading 9th Wonder Stands Behind Wale's Sound, "If You Wanna Sell A Mass Amount Of Records, Your Style's Going To Change" [Video].

Twista Escapes From More G.O.O.D. Rumors, "I'm Open To Sign W/ Whomever" [Video]

May 24, 2012 12:15 PM

Rap veteran Twista continues to separate himself from constant G.O.O.D. Music record deal signing gossip, claiming while Kanye West is a close friend, he is open to sign with anyone if the situation is ideal.

Continue reading Twista Escapes From More G.O.O.D. Rumors, "I'm Open To Sign W/ Whomever" [Video].

Beastie Boys Member On MCA's Death, "I Don't Believe Adam Was Afraid"

May 24, 2012 10:19 AM

Beastie Boys member Adam Horovitz has stepped forward to publicly speak on the passing of Adam "MCA" Yauch and the likely mindset he had prior to his death.

Continue reading Beastie Boys Member On MCA's Death, "I Don't Believe Adam Was Afraid".

Nicki Minaj Says It's Murddder Inc. Boss Who Inspired "Moment 4 Life"

May 24, 2012 10:05 AM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj recently discussed her 2010 "Moment 4 Life" anthem and how former Murder Inc. CEO Irv Gotti ultimately inspired the track's existence.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Says It's Murddder Inc. Boss Who Inspired "Moment 4 Life".

Wyclef Jean Received Drug Money From Jimmy Henchman, Reports Claim

May 24, 2012 9:48 AM

Grammy-winning producer/rapper Wyclef Jean is making headlines with reports claiming he may have received drug money from incarcerated music executive Jimmy "Henchman" Rosemond in the past.

Continue reading Wyclef Jean Received Drug Money From Jimmy Henchman, Reports Claim.

Diddy Gets His Dollar, Dollar Bills Ready For Strip Club, "I'mma Throw At Least 2 Mill. For Everyone"

May 24, 2012 9:38 AM

Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy is letting the world know his plans for this upcoming Memorial Day Weekend, revealing a journey out to Miami's finest strip clubs.

Continue reading Diddy Gets His Dollar, Dollar Bills Ready For Strip Club, "I'mma Throw At Least 2 Mill. For Everyone".

Inside Scoop On Kanye West Film Hits The Web

May 24, 2012 9:22 AM

Kanye West is attempting to stretch his creative wings yet again, the Grammy Award-winning artist debuted his short film, Cruel Summer, earlier this week at the Cannes Film Festival.

Continue reading Inside Scoop On Kanye West Film Hits The Web.

Lil Wayne Calls Out G.O.O.D. Music Star, "F**k Pusha T & Anybody That Love Em"

May 24, 2012 9:12 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne is calling out names this week by putting speculated hip-hop nemesis Pusha T on blast along with anyone who associates themselves with him.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Calls Out G.O.O.D. Music Star, "F**k Pusha T & Anybody That Love Em" .

"He Invented A Style That He Never Really Got Credit For"

May 24, 2012 12:10 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Willy Will gave Big K.R.I.T. the title earlier this week, DJ Stimulus names Beanie Sigel SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He Invented A Style That He Never Really Got Credit For".

DJ Paul's Barbeque: "It Was Created By The Minds Of A Person On Beer Because Beer Is the Best Thing To Drink While You Barbeque."

May 24, 2012 12:00 AM

[Grills are about to fire up with Memorial Day Weekend just 48 hours away. It's a time relax over beer, beaches and barbeque, but the question is, do you have the right barbeque sauce for the food? DJ Paul is here to tell you five reasons you should you should light up the grill, and marinate with DJ Paul's Barbeque sauce.]

Continue reading DJ Paul's Barbeque: "It Was Created By The Minds Of A Person On Beer Because Beer Is the Best Thing To Drink While You Barbeque.".

Photo of the Day: David Banner Kicks Back W/ Laughs

May 24, 2012 12:00 AM

Get Like Me: Mississippi hip-hop star David Banner enjoys the good life.

Make sure to peep David Banner's "Malcolm X" Singled Out feature!

Fat Joe & Kanye West Bring "Pride & Joy" To The Game [Audio]

May 23, 2012 10:55 PM

Terror Squad leader Fat Joe is back in music-making mode and finally unleashed a rumored Kanye West-assisted record called "Pride & Joy" this week.

Continue reading Fat Joe & Kanye West Bring "Pride & Joy" To The Game [Audio].

Lil B Drops A Certified Classic-al, "The Based God Has Made History Today"

May 23, 2012 6:25 PM

West Coast rapper Lil B continues to push hip-hop's boundaries by releasing a classical music album called Choices & Flowers seemingly overnight and currently available for purchase.

Continue reading Lil B Drops A Certified Classic-al, "The Based God Has Made History Today".

T.I. Breaks Funny Bones, Tries On "Identity Thief"

May 23, 2012 4:35 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. appears hungry to continue his streak of successful movies by following up 2010's Takers with an upcoming comedy titled Identify Thief.

Continue reading T.I. Breaks Funny Bones, Tries On "Identity Thief".

"I Got Caught W/ The Four Finger [Ring] At LAX & It Was A Felony"

May 23, 2012 4:17 PM

In light of rap star 2 Chainz getting arrested Tuesday (May 22) afternoon at New York's LaGuardia Airport for allegedly possessing brass knuckles, Dope Couture founder Matte Fields has come forward to address the incident.

Continue reading "I Got Caught W/ The Four Finger [Ring] At LAX & It Was A Felony".

Kreayshawn's Riding The Wave, Says Dame Grease

May 23, 2012 4:00 PM

With West Coast rapper Kreayshawn's upcoming Somethin' 'Bout Kreay album dropping this summer, contributing producer Dame Grease recently hit up SOHH to discuss his attraction to the Bay Area rhyme slinger.

Continue reading Kreayshawn's Riding The Wave, Says Dame Grease.

50 Cent Promises To Drop New LP No Matter What, "How Much Money You Think I'ma Make Off Record Sales?"

May 23, 2012 2:25 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has announced plans to put out his delayed new album this summer whether or not Interscope Records supports the campaign.

Continue reading 50 Cent Promises To Drop New LP No Matter What, "How Much Money You Think I'ma Make Off Record Sales?".

Nicki Minaj Creeps Back Into Top 20, B.o.B. Loses Steam, Killer Mike & Krizz Kaliko Invade The Chart

May 23, 2012 2:05 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Nicki Minaj leads the charge returning to the Top 20, B.o.B. falls out of Top 10 plus Killer Mike and Krizz Kaliko invade the chart.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Creeps Back Into Top 20, B.o.B. Loses Steam, Killer Mike & Krizz Kaliko Invade The Chart.

SOHH's 8 Biggest Hip-Hop Meltdowns Caught On Twitter

May 23, 2012 1:15 PM

It's no secret Twitter has turned into an addiction for most hip-hop artists. With no one around to censor them, some artists unwittingly broadcast their epic collapses to millions of fans. We've chosen the biggest must-read Twitter meltdowns in the history of status updates.

Continue reading SOHH's 8 Biggest Hip-Hop Meltdowns Caught On Twitter.

Trina Accused Of Backing That Thing Up Outta Missouri Concert

May 23, 2012 12:50 PM

Miami rapper Trina is making headlines this week with reports claiming she snubbed a concert promoter last week after getting paid in advance for a Missouri performance.

Continue reading Trina Accused Of Backing That Thing Up Outta Missouri Concert.

UPDATE: Pete Rock & Lupe Fiasco Dismantle "T.R.O.Y" Feud

May 23, 2012 11:30 AM

After a heated back-and-forth exchange of words over 1990's classic "T.R.O.Y" getting sampled won headlines this week, Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco and Pete Rock have talked things out.

Continue reading UPDATE: Pete Rock & Lupe Fiasco Dismantle "T.R.O.Y" Feud.

Will Smith Breaks Silence On Man-Kissing Moment, "I Didn't Beat Up A Guy!"

May 23, 2012 10:50 AM

Hollywood star Will Smith has finally come forward to address the hype surrounding his caught-on-camera slapping of a male reporter who tried to sneak him a kiss last week.

Continue reading Will Smith Breaks Silence On Man-Kissing Moment, "I Didn't Beat Up A Guy!".

Big Fun In The Big Town: "One Of The Scenes Is LL Cool J When He's Still Living At His Grandmother's House...It Was A Little Awkward."

May 23, 2012 10:30 AM

[Realizing the power of hip-hop is global, Bram Van Splunteren traveled overseas to the City That Never Sleeps, to document life of hip-hop, and helping audiences worldwide understand where it comes from. From LL Cool J to Run-D.M.C, Splunteren gives you the top five reasons to purchase his film, Big Fun in the Big Town.]

Continue reading Big Fun In The Big Town: "One Of The Scenes Is LL Cool J When He's Still Living At His Grandmother's House...It Was A Little Awkward.".

50 Cent Steps Off Lloyd Banks & G-Unit, "Every Single Artist I've Been Around, I've Overcompensated"

May 23, 2012 10:02 AM

New York rapper 50 Cent recently talked about his artists dependency on him and why it is vital to let a roster consisting of Lloyd Banks and Tony Yayo spread their own wings.

Continue reading 50 Cent Steps Off Lloyd Banks & G-Unit, "Every Single Artist I've Been Around, I've Overcompensated".

2 Chainz Blasts NYC Police Over Arrest, "They Tried To Assassinate My Character"

May 23, 2012 9:51 AM

Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz is speaking out on making national headlines yesterday (May 22) for getting arrested at New York City's LaGuardia Airport and dismantling reports claiming he had brass knuckles.

Continue reading 2 Chainz Blasts NYC Police Over Arrest, "They Tried To Assassinate My Character".

2012 BET Award Nominees List Revealed

May 23, 2012 12:25 AM

Award time, award time! Yes ladies and gents, the nominees for this year's BET Awards have been announced and while there are a few surprises, many of the nominees are a virtual no-brainer, outside of the Best Female HipHop Artist which sorta boggles the mind.

Continue reading 2012 BET Award Nominees List Revealed.

Slaughterhouse Name Their Favorite Hip-Hop Albums [Video]

May 23, 2012 12:25 AM

Slaughterhouse may be just weeks away from their Shady Records debut, Welcome To: Our House, hitting store shelves however the rap quartet recently revealed their own top three favorite albums.

Continue reading Slaughterhouse Name Their Favorite Hip-Hop Albums [Video].

"I Was Just Blown Away By His Raw Talent"

May 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 J. Rawls gave his top hitmakers, singer Baiyu brings out her fave five spitters.]

Continue reading "I Was Just Blown Away By His Raw Talent".

Photo of the Day: Three 6 Mafia's DJ Paul Steers The Competition

May 23, 2012 12:00 AM

Riding Dirty: Three 6 Mafia's DJ Paul steers the competition.

Make sure to check out DJ Paul's "Wild'N" Singled Out feature!

UPDATE: Lupe Fiasco Denies Pete Rock's Sample-Jacking Accusations [Video]

May 22, 2012 6:19 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco is defending his decision to remake producer Pete Rock's classic "T.R.O.Y." record and said his team did, in fact, reach out for approval.

Continue reading UPDATE: Lupe Fiasco Denies Pete Rock's Sample-Jacking Accusations [Video].

Nas Sizes Up The First Lady, "Michelle Obama Is The Most Beautiful Woman On The Planet"

May 22, 2012 5:30 PM

President Barack Obama may have to keep First Lady Michelle Obama close by these days as New York rap veteran Nas has shown an attraction to the "most beautiful" woman alive.

Continue reading Nas Sizes Up The First Lady, "Michelle Obama Is The Most Beautiful Woman On The Planet".

Jay-Z & Kanye West Preach Overseas, Bring Their "Church" To London

May 22, 2012 4:51 PM

The Throne's Jay-Z and Kanye West decided to give London fans an exclusive sneak peek at their upcoming "No Church In The Wild" music video this week by unveiling a brief teaser during their overseas show.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Kanye West Preach Overseas, Bring Their "Church" To London.

2 Chainz Knuckles Up In New York City, Arrested At LaGuardia Airport

May 22, 2012 4:15 PM

Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz reportedly got taken in by New York police Tuesday (May 22) afternoon after getting busted for possessing brass knuckles at LaGuardia Airport.

Continue reading 2 Chainz Knuckles Up In New York City, Arrested At LaGuardia Airport.

Ace Hood On Hustling Real Hard W/ YMCMB, "People Hear The Starvation In My Voice" [Video]

May 22, 2012 2:30 PM

Newly acquired Cash Money/Young Money rapper Ace Hood relishes joining Birdman's star-studded team this week on "106 & Park" and previewed what fans can expect from the new alliance.

Continue reading Ace Hood On Hustling Real Hard W/ YMCMB, "People Hear The Starvation In My Voice" [Video].

Lupe Fiasco Clears Up Pete Rock "T.R.O.Y." Sample Controversy

May 22, 2012 12:50 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco has laid down the science to his new "Around My Way (Freedom Ain't Free)" record and why New York producer Pete Rock's iconic "T.R.O.Y." sample was used.

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Clears Up Pete Rock "T.R.O.Y." Sample Controversy.

"I Don't Wanna Teach These Girls To Put Their P**sy On The Floor"

May 22, 2012 12:40 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each week and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Three 6 Mafia's DJ Paul breaks down his new Kokoe-featured "Wild'N" record, Mississippi spitter David Banner gives us an in depth look at the Sex, Drugs and Video Games track, "Malcolm X."]

Continue reading "I Don't Wanna Teach These Girls To Put Their P**sy On The Floor".

Kendrick Lamar Flies High Over J. Cole Collabo Speculation [Video]

May 22, 2012 12:39 PM

West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar has confirmed recent hype and speculation suggesting he is working alongside Roc Nation protege J. Cole on a full-length project.

Continue reading Kendrick Lamar Flies High Over J. Cole Collabo Speculation [Video].

Lil Wayne Should Pay Up For Bloody Fan Beatdown, Says Victim's Lawyer

May 22, 2012 12:30 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne may not have a lawsuit on his hands just yet, however, the lawyer of alleged victim Alfredo Marino wants Weezy to pay up for assaulting his client earlier this month.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Should Pay Up For Bloody Fan Beatdown, Says Victim's Lawyer.

Crooked I Shows Off His Player-Hater Card, "I Hate The F*cking Celtics!"

May 22, 2012 10:55 AM

Slaughterhouse's Crooked I may be just weeks away from celebrating his crew's Shady Records debut, however, the West Coast rapper is in hardcore sports mode and dishing out his "hate" list.

Continue reading Crooked I Shows Off His Player-Hater Card, "I Hate The F*cking Celtics!".

Future Says He's Over Drake Feud, "[We] Got More Sh*t Coming"

May 22, 2012 9:37 AM

Despite a past grievance with Young Money's Drake over a missed cameo on the "Tony Montana" music video set, Atlanta rapper Future claims they are back on good terms.

Continue reading Future Says He's Over Drake Feud, "[We] Got More Sh*t Coming".

UPDATE: Young Buck's Jail Term, Sentencing Date Revealed

May 22, 2012 9:13 AM

After the breaking news of a pending jail sentence for rapper Young Buck surfaced last weekend, new reports now reveal the reason why and just how long he could find himself behind bars.

Continue reading UPDATE: Young Buck's Jail Term, Sentencing Date Revealed.

Pete Rock vs Lupe: Should Fiasco Have Left The T.R.O.Y. Sample Alone?!?

May 22, 2012 12:10 AM

Sampling has been a fixture in hip hop ever since the genre began. The reason artists sample a track varies: to recapture the sound of an era, to do the beat justice, or maybe, to pay tribute to the d*mn song.

Continue reading Pete Rock vs Lupe: Should Fiasco Have Left The T.R.O.Y. Sample Alone?!?.

Jay-Z Says My Way Or The Philadelphia Freeway

May 22, 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 Says My Way Or The Philadelphia Freeway.

"He's Got The Bun B Sound & Can Just Rap His A** Off"

May 22, 2012 12:10 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After A-Mafia gave Big L the title last week, producer Willy Will crowns Big K.R.I.T. SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He's Got The Bun B Sound & Can Just Rap His A** Off".

2012: "If You Don't Buy It, I'll Quit & Hip-Hop Will Literally Die."

May 22, 2012 12:05 AM

[Group outfit 192 (Statik Selektah & Termanology) teamed up to scratch and spit, striving to bring real hip-hop back to the masses with their new album, 2012.]

Continue reading 2012: "If You Don't Buy It, I'll Quit & Hip-Hop Will Literally Die.".

"This Particular Record I've Had Ever Since 2008"

May 22, 2012 12:05 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each week and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Teedra Moses gave the scoop on "Another LuvR," Three 6 Mafia's DJ Paul breaks down his new Kokoe-featured "Wild'N" record.]

Continue reading "This Particular Record I've Had Ever Since 2008".

Photo of the Day: Jay-Z Leaves Freeway Hanging Behind

May 22, 2012 12:00 AM

For Da Fam: Rap mogul Jay-Z keeps Freeway close by in Philadelphia.

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

Pete Rock Furious Over Lupe Fiasco Sample, "I'm Not Flattered At All. Dat Sh*t Is Wack"

May 21, 2012 10:36 PM

Legendary producer Pete Rock has stepped forward to go after Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco's team over the release of an unauthorized record which samples his 1990's classic, "T.R.O.Y."

Continue reading Pete Rock Furious Over Lupe Fiasco Sample, "I'm Not Flattered At All. Dat Sh*t Is Wack".

Whitney Houston's Family & Ray J Clash At Billboard Music Awards

May 21, 2012 6:05 PM

Tensions are still hot between R&B singer Ray J and the late Whitney Houston's family with reports claiming an incident took place at Sunday night's Billboard Music Awards when both parties came face to face.

Continue reading Whitney Houston's Family & Ray J Clash At Billboard Music Awards .

Young Buck Explodes Over Snitch Accusations, "I Got More Than 2 Months Weak A** N*gga!!"

May 21, 2012 4:44 PM

Former G-Unit member Young Buck has stepped forward to address medial outlets reporting on his pending jail sentence and taken direct aim at hip-hop personality Star of "Star & Buc Wild" for labeling him a snitch.

Continue reading Young Buck Explodes Over Snitch Accusations, "I Got More Than 2 Months Weak A** N*gga!!".

Kreayshawn's Got "Somethin'" To Say This Summer

May 21, 2012 4:27 PM

West Coast rap newcomer Kreayshawn has finally announced the release date for her upcoming Somethin' 'Bout Kreay, a year after her infectious "Gucci, Gucci" anthem ignited her music career.

Continue reading Kreayshawn's Got "Somethin'" To Say This Summer.

Notorious B.I.G. Protege Inks Open Letter For 40th B-Day, "You're Still Crowned The King Of New York!!"

May 21, 2012 3:05 PM

In honor of the late Notorious B.I.G.'s 40th birthday, Junior M.A.F.I.A.'s Lil Cease has penned an open letter reflecting on Big Poppa's legacy.

Continue reading Notorious B.I.G. Protege Inks Open Letter For 40th B-Day, "You're Still Crowned The King Of New York!!" .

Charli Baltimore Puts Stake Through Murder Inc's Heart, "That's When Everything Started Falling Apart" [Video]

May 21, 2012 2:25 PM

Former Murder Inc. artist Charli Baltimore took fans back in time during an interview with New York radio station Power 105.1's "The Breakfast Club," reflecting on the fall of her ex-label.

Continue reading Charli Baltimore Puts Stake Through Murder Inc's Heart, "That's When Everything Started Falling Apart" [Video].

Paul Wall's Wife Reveals How He Got His Swag Back, "He Hates For Me To Say That He Actually Felt Sexy" [Video]

May 21, 2012 12:30 PM

Houston rapper Paul Wall recently opened up on maintaining a healthy lifestyle after dropping 100 pounds two years ago and why he feels health is the new wealth.

Continue reading Paul Wall's Wife Reveals How He Got His Swag Back, "He Hates For Me To Say That He Actually Felt Sexy" [Video].

"Bad Girls Club" Star On Rihanna's Nasty Side, "If She Wants To Smoke Blunts, Then Let Her"

May 21, 2012 12:25 PM

With Grammy-winning singer Rihanna continuing to heat up the Internet with steamy and controversial photos as of late, SOHH recently chopped it up with "Bad Girls Club" reality star Camilla Poindexter for a "naughty" rating.

Continue reading "Bad Girls Club" Star On Rihanna's Nasty Side, "If She Wants To Smoke Blunts, Then Let Her".

Nas Talks New Love Outlook: "There Was A Time When I Only Saw Big Breasts..."

May 21, 2012 12:20 PM

Rap veteran Nas graces the upcoming cover of Complex Magazine, opening up on topics ranging from his stance on Twitter to re-evaulating a woman's worth since divorcing R&B singer Kelis.

Continue reading Nas Talks New Love Outlook: "There Was A Time When I Only Saw Big Breasts...".

50 Cent Wants Floyd Mayweather To Fight In NYC, "Maybe I'll Get Jay[-Z] Involved" [Video]

May 21, 2012 12:10 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent recently talked about Floyd Mayweather, Jr.'s upcoming jail stint and how he plans to get the undefeated boxing champion to fight in the Big Apple following his release.

Continue reading 50 Cent Wants Floyd Mayweather To Fight In NYC, "Maybe I'll Get Jay[-Z] Involved" [Video].

Hulk Hogan's Ex-Wife Gets Rap Love, Expected To Become Hip-Hop "MILF"

May 21, 2012 11:45 AM

Renowned wrestler Hulk Hogan's ex-wife Linda Hogan is making headlines with reports claiming singer/rapper Ricky Romance has scooped her up to star in his new "MILF" music video.

Continue reading Hulk Hogan's Ex-Wife Gets Rap Love, Expected To Become Hip-Hop "MILF".

A$AP Rocky Warns Rapper To Cease The Beef?!?

May 21, 2012 11:20 AM

Beef is boring. What was once a great way to get some halfway decent bars out of your favorite MCs has become a tired, whored-out scheme to drum up attention to whatever 'movement' your favorite up-and-comer thinks they may have going. Real rap.

Continue reading A$AP Rocky Warns Rapper To Cease The Beef?!?.

Meek Mill Gives Nas 'Curtains' Call, "It's Always Good To Get Motivation From The Legends"

May 21, 2012 10:40 AM

Maybach Music Group's Meek Mill recently divulged his forthcoming Nas collaboration, revealing its title and reflecting on the knowledge hip-hop legends have offered him.

Continue reading Meek Mill Gives Nas 'Curtains' Call, "It's Always Good To Get Motivation From The Legends".

"Bring Wiz Khalifa & Curren$y, I'll Smoke Both Of Them Under The Table"

May 21, 2012 9:24 AM

While "Smoke Day" took place over a month ago, West Coast rapper Co$$ is letting fans know he takes the celebrated date seriously and cannot be touched when it comes to marijuana appreciation.

Continue reading "Bring Wiz Khalifa & Curren$y, I'll Smoke Both Of Them Under The Table".

Young Buck Can't Get Let Back In, Kicked Out From Tennessee Mansion

May 21, 2012 9:14 AM

Former G-Unit member Young Buck continues to run into publicized problems as new reports claim he has lost his Tennessee mansion.

Continue reading Young Buck Can't Get Let Back In, Kicked Out From Tennessee Mansion.

"Sex, Drugs & Video Games": "This Is One Of The Most Amazing Albums You'll Hear This Year"

May 21, 2012 12:05 AM

[With his newest solo album less than 24 hours away from hitting store shelves, Southern rap veteran David Banner gives you five reasons to get your hands on Sex, Drugs & Video Games.]

Continue reading "Sex, Drugs & Video Games": "This Is One Of The Most Amazing Albums You'll Hear This Year".

Photo of the Day: Tyler, The Creator Puts On His Game Face

May 21, 2012 12:00 AM

Trading Places: Tyler, the Creator gazes into an Odd Future.

Photo taken from Tyler, the Creator's Twitter

Rihanna & Rita Ora Share A Kiss, Kiss In London

May 20, 2012 8:59 PM

Grammy-winning Rihanna is not letting the blogosphere get her tangled into some R&B-related feuds, publicly planting perceived Roc Nation nemesis Rita Ora with a wet kiss this weekend.

Continue reading Rihanna & Rita Ora Share A Kiss, Kiss In London.

Will Smith Proves He's Still A Fresh Prince, Raps "Bel-Air" Theme [Video]

May 20, 2012 8:26 PM

Blockbuster movie star Will Smith may have endless flicks and music to his name, however, the 43 year-old took it back to his "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" television days over the weekend.

Continue reading Will Smith Proves He's Still A Fresh Prince, Raps "Bel-Air" Theme [Video].

Ma$e Switches His Style Up Over Gucci Mane Freestyle, "You Want Me Violent?" [Audio]

May 20, 2012 8:01 PM

Former Bad Boy Records protege Ma$e is treading new waters after putting out a fresh freestyle called "What You Do" showing a distinct change from his New York rapping style.

Continue reading Ma$e Switches His Style Up Over Gucci Mane Freestyle, "You Want Me Violent?" [Audio].

Kanye West Had Adjustment Period Getting Used To Kardashian Fam, Says Khloe

May 20, 2012 8:22 AM

Reality star Khloe Kardashian recently talked about Kanye West's publicized relationship alongside her sister Kim and why there was an initial adjustment period he finally got through.

Continue reading Kanye West Had Adjustment Period Getting Used To Kardashian Fam, Says Khloe.

50 Cent Reveals Wiz Khalifa Hospital Chat, "Stay Tuned To Hear What Happens Next"

May 20, 2012 8:06 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has revealed a brief conversation he had with Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa during a hospital stay earlier this week, promising fans can expect to hear them both on a record in the near future.

Continue reading 50 Cent Reveals Wiz Khalifa Hospital Chat, "Stay Tuned To Hear What Happens Next".

Lil Wayne Catches Police Heat Over Assault Incident, "He Was Clocked From Behind W/ A Skateboard, Bleeding From The Head"

May 20, 2012 7:54 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne and his entourage are reportedly catching heat with reports claiming they are under fire for assaulting a fan earlier this month.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Catches Police Heat Over Assault Incident, "He Was Clocked From Behind W/ A Skateboard, Bleeding From The Head".

Lil Kim Admits Crush On Storch, "I Love Scott. I Would Have Married Him" [Video]

May 20, 2012 7:34 AM

Brooklyn rap veteran Lil Kim recently opened up on her love for ex-boyfriend/producer Scott Storch and what ultimately drew them apart in the mid-2000's.

Continue reading Lil Kim Admits Crush On Storch, "I Love Scott. I Would Have Married Him" [Video].

Photo of the Day: Devin The Dude Looks Fly, Flashy & Fresh

May 20, 2012 12:00 AM

Good Times: Rap legend Devin the Dude gives SOHH his mack daddy pose.

T.I. Schools Jay-Z, "King Of The South" Gives "King Of New York" Daddy Tips [Video]

May 19, 2012 10:58 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. recently talked about what advice he would give rap mogul Jay-Z in light of having a newborn daughter, Blue Ivy Carter earlier this year.

Continue reading T.I. Schools Jay-Z, "King Of The South" Gives "King Of New York" Daddy Tips [Video].

BREAKING: Young Buck Headed To Prison, "It's A Good Thing I'm [Going] To The Penitentiary" [Video]

May 19, 2012 8:45 PM

Former G-Unit member Young Buck has announced he is headed to prison for at least 60 days, but withholds key details.

Continue reading BREAKING: Young Buck Headed To Prison, "It's A Good Thing I'm [Going] To The Penitentiary" [Video].

Lloyd Banks Needs To Develop His Own Career, Says 50 Cent

May 19, 2012 9:47 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent once again addressed recent speculation suggesting there is tension between him and protege Lloyd Banks, admitting it is time for the "Punchline King" to finally spread his own wings.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Needs To Develop His Own Career, Says 50 Cent.

Lil Kim Gets Hardcore On Azealia Banks, "I Never Talked To This Chick" [Video]

May 19, 2012 9:19 AM

Brooklyn rapper Lil Kim has cleared the air on a recent war of words between her camp and music newcomer Azealia Banks, shooting down accusations of wanting the "212" hitmaker to pen her records.

Continue reading Lil Kim Gets Hardcore On Azealia Banks, "I Never Talked To This Chick" [Video].

Game Gives Lil Wayne & Chris Brown A High "F.I.V.E."

May 19, 2012 9:03 AM

West Coast rapper Game is relying on the likes of Grammy-winning spitter Lil Wayne and R&B star Chris Brown for his upcoming F.I.V.E. (Fear Is Victory Evolving) album with reports claiming they have landed spots on the LP's newest single.

Continue reading Game Gives Lil Wayne & Chris Brown A High "F.I.V.E.".

Iggy Azalea Sets The Record Straight On T.I.'s Interscope Comments, "There's No Bad Blood"

May 19, 2012 8:52 AM

Grand Hustle's Iggy Azalea has stepped forward to clear the air on boss T.I. breaking the news that she isn't an Interscope Records signee, despite past statements about her relationshipto the renowned company.

Continue reading Iggy Azalea Sets The Record Straight On T.I.'s Interscope Comments, "There's No Bad Blood".

50 Cent Cuts Open Truth Behind Hospital Scare, Reveals Eminem's Warning

May 19, 2012 8:38 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has finally opened up on what really went down earlier in the week when he was hospitalized and said despite getting shot in the past, he nearly died from bad food.

Continue reading 50 Cent Cuts Open Truth Behind Hospital Scare, Reveals Eminem's Warning.

Photo of the Day: Scarface Shows SOHH Some Houston Love

May 19, 2012 12:00 AM

Guess Who's Bizzack: Houston legend Scarface gives SOHH a quick shout-out.

New York Honors Fat Joe, NY Writer Says Snitches Beware?

May 18, 2012 5:41 PM

New York rap veteran Fat Joe has reason to lean back and smile these days in light of getting inducted into the Bronx Walk of Fame, however, a New York Daily News writer is lashing out at the Terror Squad leader.

Continue reading New York Honors Fat Joe, NY Writer Says Snitches Beware?.

Rare Jay-Z & Notorious B.I.G. Footage Hits The Internet [Video]

May 18, 2012 5:05 PM

While The Commission may have never taken off, fans can get a glimpse of the late Notorious B.I.G. and Jay-Z rapping together in new rare footage released this week.

Continue reading Rare Jay-Z & Notorious B.I.G. Footage Hits The Internet [Video] .

Will Smith Lays The Smack Down On Kissing Man, "He's Lucky I Didn't Sucker Punch Him" [Video]

May 18, 2012 5:01 PM

Hollywood star Will Smith is heating up the Internet for putting a male reporter in his place after trying to sneak a kiss on his lips at a Men In Black 3 premiere this week.

Continue reading Will Smith Lays The Smack Down On Kissing Man, "He's Lucky I Didn't Sucker Punch Him" [Video].

Rihanna Rips The Top Off For Steamy Photo Shoot

May 18, 2012 2:30 PM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's heating up the Internet heading into the weekend with a slew of steamy topless Esquire Magazine photos circulating online.

Continue reading Rihanna Rips The Top Off For Steamy Photo Shoot.

"It's Dope To See Artists Like Young Jeezy & T.I. Working W/ The New Cats"

May 18, 2012 2:15 PM

With the resurgence of Atlanta's hip-hop scene taking form with artists like 2 Chainz and T.I., Grand Hustle affiliate DJ Drama recently sat down with SOHH to discuss the city's unity.

Continue reading "It's Dope To See Artists Like Young Jeezy & T.I. Working W/ The New Cats".

T.I.'s Sick Of The Rap Game, "This Is What Everyone Fails To Realize. I Want Out." [Video]

May 18, 2012 1:30 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I.'s platinum-selling albums may be enough to keep him satisfied as the "King of the South," but he's revealed some disdain about maintaining a hip-hop career.

Continue reading T.I.'s Sick Of The Rap Game, "This Is What Everyone Fails To Realize. I Want Out." [Video].

Kreayshawn Rewinds Time, Plots "Somethin' Bout Kreay" Cassette Tapes Release

May 18, 2012 1:00 PM

West Coast rapper Kreayshawn gave fans an update on her forthcoming Somethin' Bout Kreay album and the scoop on the album's guest appearances.

Continue reading Kreayshawn Rewinds Time, Plots "Somethin' Bout Kreay" Cassette Tapes Release.

Travyon Martin & George Zimmerman's Bloody Fight Details Unveiled [VIDEO]

May 18, 2012 12:15 PM

The case of slain 17 year-old Trayvon Martin has taken an interesting twist with new evidence revealing an intense fight occurring with shooter George Zimmerman moments prior to the fatal shooting.

Continue reading Travyon Martin & George Zimmerman's Bloody Fight Details Unveiled [VIDEO].

50 Cent Can't Stomach The Truth, Freeway Gets Dissed On Camera, Jay-Z Holds Down The Crown

May 18, 2012 12:15 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we find out what's got 50 Cent stuck in a hospital, watch Freeway get formally dissed on camera, applaud Jay-Z for stealing our attention and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading 50 Cent Can't Stomach The Truth, Freeway Gets Dissed On Camera, Jay-Z Holds Down The Crown.

Ma$e Gives 2 Chainz Some 'B.I.G.' Advice, "I Felt Like Biggie Told It To Me" [Video]

May 18, 2012 10:35 AM

Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz recently revealed an unexpected phone call he received from comeback emcee Ma$e and some advice he passed on from the late Notorious B.I.G.

Continue reading Ma$e Gives 2 Chainz Some 'B.I.G.' Advice, "I Felt Like Biggie Told It To Me" [Video].

New York Senate Pays Homage To Late Beastie Boy

May 18, 2012 10:30 AM

The New York Senate paid homage to the life and legacy of late Beastie Boys member Adam "MCA" Yauch this week by publicly passing a resolution in his honor.

Continue reading New York Senate Pays Homage To Late Beastie Boy.

Odd Future's "Loiter Squad" Keeps Swimming, Gets Adult Approval

May 18, 2012 10:15 AM

Odd Future fans can get their DVRs primed up once again as the animated hip-hop crew's popular Loiter Squad Adult Swim television series is set to come back next season.

Continue reading Odd Future's "Loiter Squad" Keeps Swimming, Gets Adult Approval.

Kanye West Plans "Cruel" Intentions This Summer

May 18, 2012 9:42 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has reportedly unveiled the title of his upcoming G.O.O.D. Music group compilation album after months of hype and speculation.

Continue reading Kanye West Plans "Cruel" Intentions This Summer.

Knock, Knock: Slaughterhouse Finally Open The Door To "Our House"

May 18, 2012 8:59 AM

Shady Records' Slaughterhouse are finally ready to let fans hear their long-awaited sophomore album Welcome to: Our House, confirming the LP is nearly ready to hit store shelves.

Continue reading Knock, Knock: Slaughterhouse Finally Open The Door To "Our House".

"I Can't Help People Thinking I'm A Bada**"

May 18, 2012 8:45 AM

Brooklyn rapper Lil Kim recently discussed her publicized "bad girl" image amongst the media and why people do not realize how caring she actually is at the end of the day.

Continue reading "I Can't Help People Thinking I'm A Bada**".

50 Cent Gives His Take On Same-Sex Marriage, "I Think A Fool Is Going To Go Against It"

May 18, 2012 8:26 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has offered his take on the current same-sex marriage talk as of late, admitting he is fully behind a person's right to choose who they wed.

Continue reading 50 Cent Gives His Take On Same-Sex Marriage, "I Think A Fool Is Going To Go Against It".

"He's One Of The Dopest Producers On The Microphone"

May 18, 2012 12:15 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. After Crooked I poured out his fave five, producer J. Rawls names his top hitmakers.]

Continue reading "He's One Of The Dopest Producers On The Microphone".

Kanye West Drops Major Music & Movie News + 50 Cent Posts Hospital Pics

May 18, 2012 12:05 AM

They say dead rappers get better promotion, well apparently, ailing rappers can also make use of their health woes. G-Unit leader 50 Cent was recently hospitalized and decided to share his latest health scare with fans via web.

Continue reading Kanye West Drops Major Music & Movie News + 50 Cent Posts Hospital Pics.

Dissizit: "You Got A Problem? So Does Dissizit! Fighting The Machine Is A Way Of Life"

May 18, 2012 12:05 AM

[With the weekend on deck and summer creeping around the corner, Dissizit clothing sales rep Wylie gives you five reasons to check out the official brand of the true B-Boy.]

Continue reading Dissizit: "You Got A Problem? So Does Dissizit! Fighting The Machine Is A Way Of Life".

Photo of the Day: Big K.R.I.T. Kicks It W/ SOHH

May 18, 2012 12:00 AM

Smoking Room: Mississippi's Big K.R.I.T. and SOHH kick it at his Live From The Underground listening session.

Serena Williams Finally Addresses Leaked Rap, "My Back-Stabbing Friends Did That To Me"

May 17, 2012 5:46 PM

Tennis superstar Serena Williams has finally come forward to address the hype surrounding an unauthorized leak from one of her recording studio sessions and blamed the release on untrustworthy friends.

Continue reading Serena Williams Finally Addresses Leaked Rap, "My Back-Stabbing Friends Did That To Me".

Waka Flocka On Brick Squad Movement: "We The New Wu-Tang, Roc-A-Fella"

May 17, 2012 5:06 PM

Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame graces the upcoming June 2012 cover of XXL Magazine where he wastes no time proclaiming his Brick Squad Monopoly's greatness and dealing with the passing of late group member Slim Dunkin.

Continue reading Waka Flocka On Brick Squad Movement: "We The New Wu-Tang, Roc-A-Fella".

Lil Kim Says Nicki Minaj Beef Was Avoidable, "That Would've Been Big For Both Of Us"

May 17, 2012 4:44 PM

Today, Brooklyn rap veteran Lil Kim revealed past plans to possibly join Birdman's Cash Money Records team and said her current war of words toward Nicki Minaj was avoidable.

Continue reading Lil Kim Says Nicki Minaj Beef Was Avoidable, "That Would've Been Big For Both Of Us".

Drake Puts Expiration Date On Rap Career, "A Lot Of My Music Is About Being Young & Figuring It All Out" [Audio]

May 17, 2012 4:25 PM

Young Money star Drake may be following in Lil Wayne's foot steps by hinting at plans to possibly hang up the microphone for good once he enters his 30s.

Continue reading Drake Puts Expiration Date On Rap Career, "A Lot Of My Music Is About Being Young & Figuring It All Out" [Audio].

"Put It In Your Mouth" Hitmaker Says Open Wide, Launches LollyPops Strip Club

May 17, 2012 4:05 PM

Rap veteran Akinyele is finding ways to profit outside of music-making these by opening his very own gentleman's club in Las Vegas.

Continue reading "Put It In Your Mouth" Hitmaker Says Open Wide, Launches LollyPops Strip Club.

Kendrick Lamar Names His Top 5 Dead Or Alive, "He's An Amazing Wordsmith" [Video]

May 17, 2012 1:00 PM

West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar recently dished out his top five favorite hip-hop artists ranging from the late Tupac Shakur to platinum-selling star Eminem.

Continue reading Kendrick Lamar Names His Top 5 Dead Or Alive, "He's An Amazing Wordsmith" [Video].

Hip-Hop Loses Another Mogul, "Queen Of Disco" Dead At 63

May 17, 2012 12:42 PM

The hip-hop community lost another music mogul this week as "Queen of Disco" Donna Summer passed away at the age of 63, leaving a legacy of classics to her name.

Continue reading Hip-Hop Loses Another Mogul, "Queen Of Disco" Dead At 63.

UPDATE: DJ Drama Explains 50 Cent's Medical Scare, Hospitalization

May 17, 2012 10:55 AM

While G-Unit leader 50 Cent has the entire Twitter world balled up over his mysterious hospitalization, Atlanta's DJ Drama clears the air on what is really going down.

Continue reading UPDATE: DJ Drama Explains 50 Cent's Medical Scare, Hospitalization.

Lil Kim Reveals Dad's Battle W/ Disease, "My Father & I Were Estranged But I've Taken Him In"

May 17, 2012 8:52 AM

Brooklyn rap veteran Lil Kim is reminding fans life is deeper than music by revealing her father's battle with Azheimer's and how much she has looked after him in recent years.

Continue reading Lil Kim Reveals Dad's Battle W/ Disease, "My Father & I Were Estranged But I've Taken Him In".

Waka Reveals True Cause Of Wiz Khalifa Beef?!

May 17, 2012 8:51 AM

In most cultures, weed can be a great unifier. Something about passing the kush just makes people come together. So months after news of a slight beef between Waka Flocka and Wiz Khalifa first hit the web, its surprising to learn that it all got started over the Mary Jane.

Continue reading Waka Reveals True Cause Of Wiz Khalifa Beef?!.

Jay-Z Credits Roc Nation Princess For New Spark, "Her Energy Is Infectious"

May 17, 2012 8:32 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z recently opened up on his admiration toward Roc Nation protege Rita Ora and why the United Kingdom-bred singer should dream big with Hov as her mentor.

Continue reading Jay-Z Credits Roc Nation Princess For New Spark, "Her Energy Is Infectious".

Teyana Taylor Pops The Top Off G.O.O.D. Music Deal, "I Finally Have A Team Behind Me That Can Push Me To Work Harder"

May 17, 2012 8:22 AM

Newly signed G.O.O.D. Music artist Teyana Taylor has come forward to confirm her new deal with Kanye West's team and dish out what she hopes to gain from being with the growing music empire.

Continue reading Teyana Taylor Pops The Top Off G.O.O.D. Music Deal, "I Finally Have A Team Behind Me That Can Push Me To Work Harder".

T.I. Follows President Obama & Jay-Z's Blueprint, Rides W/ Same-Sex Marriage Rights

May 17, 2012 8:12 AM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. is the latest artist to stand by President Barack Obama in light of his recent public acknowledgement of same-sex marriage and explained his personal stance on the topic.

Continue reading T.I. Follows President Obama & Jay-Z's Blueprint, Rides W/ Same-Sex Marriage Rights.

Nicki Minaj Gets Nasty On The Lips, Caught K-I-S-S-I-N-G Nas

May 17, 2012 7:50 AM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj is no stranger to making headlines for locking lips with celebrities and continues the tradition in her new Nas-featured "Right By My Side" music video.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Gets Nasty On The Lips, Caught K-I-S-S-I-N-G Nas.

"He's The Greatest In The World That Ever Rapped On The Microphone"

May 17, 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 Curtiss King gave Andre 3000 the title earlier this week, Harlem rapper A-Mafia crowns the late Big L SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He's The Greatest In The World That Ever Rapped On The Microphone".

Tickets To Return Of The Queen Tour: "It Would Be Dope For This To Turn Into A Big Junior M.A.F.I.A. Reunion. I'm A Wishful Thinker!"

May 17, 2012 12:00 AM

[As Lil Kim's 23-city tour comes to an end, fans are flocking to see the Return of the Queen tour. If you haven't seen the show, Saigon's here to give you five reasons you need to get tickets to her Bronx performance.]

Continue reading Tickets To Return Of The Queen Tour: "It Would Be Dope For This To Turn Into A Big Junior M.A.F.I.A. Reunion. I'm A Wishful Thinker!".

Photo of the Day: Teedra Moses Shows Off Her Drink & 2 Step

May 17, 2012 12:00 AM

Drink N' My 2 Step: Maybach Music Group's Teedra Moses shows off her vocal skills.

Make sure to check out Teedra Moses' "Another LuvR" Singled Out feature!

50 Cent Reveals Hospitalization, "I Don't Want To Go Into Surgery"

May 16, 2012 9:55 PM

Rap star 50 Cent is hoping to calm the nerves of G-Unit fans worldwide after announcing he is currently hospitalized but providing a flurry of Twitter updates.

Continue reading 50 Cent Reveals Hospitalization, "I Don't Want To Go Into Surgery".

Hip-Hop Loses 'Godfather Of Go-Go', Bun B, Big Daddy Kane & More React

May 16, 2012 5:52 PM

Today, legendary musician Chuck Brown passed away at the age of 75, with a reputation as the "Godfather of Go-Go," and as a music innovator in the Washington, D.C. area.

Continue reading Hip-Hop Loses 'Godfather Of Go-Go', Bun B, Big Daddy Kane & More React.

G. Dep Lets Loose A Special Delivery, Prison Memoir Excerpt Revealed

May 16, 2012 5:01 PM

Incarcerated rapper G. Dep's upcoming Autobiographical Rapping Dude: The Rhyme Book is already catching the attention of hip-hop heads ahead of its release with the first chapter leaking online this week.

Continue reading G. Dep Lets Loose A Special Delivery, Prison Memoir Excerpt Revealed.

Iggy Azalea Isn't Signed To Interscope Records, Says T.I. [Video]

May 16, 2012 4:27 PM

Grand Hustle's Iggy Azalea may spark up a new record label bidding war with Atlanta's T.I. revealing the Australian newcomer is currently a free agent despite a perceived Interscope Records signing earlier this year.

Continue reading Iggy Azalea Isn't Signed To Interscope Records, Says T.I. [Video].

Lil Boosie's Daughter Says She's A Bad Azz Too, "They're Gonna See A Mini Version Of Boosie" [Video]

May 16, 2012 4:05 PM

Incarcerated rapper Lil Boosie's daughter, Iviona Hatch, has stepped forward to speak on her father avoiding life in jail after beating his murder case last week and a motivation to follow in his steps, musically.

Continue reading Lil Boosie's Daughter Says She's A Bad Azz Too, "They're Gonna See A Mini Version Of Boosie" [Video].

"Max B's Work Ethic Boosted Up [Mine] & French Montana's Work Ethic"

May 16, 2012 12:38 PM

New York producer Dame Grease recently sat down with SOHH to provide a minor update on incarcerated rapper Max B and describe why the jailed ex-Diplomat's work ethic is hard to match.

Continue reading "Max B's Work Ethic Boosted Up [Mine] & French Montana's Work Ethic".

"After I Put The Record Out, Adult Swim Had Contacted Me. They Said They Were Interested..."

May 16, 2012 12:16 PM

[With his new "#BringBackToonami" campaign in full effect, Texas hip-hop artist Richie Branson explains how an anime cartoon tribute track caught the attention of Cartoon Network's Adult Swim.]

Continue reading "After I Put The Record Out, Adult Swim Had Contacted Me. They Said They Were Interested...".

Tank Leads The Charge, B.o.B. Floats Outside Of Top 10, Nicki Minaj Receives Top 20 Pink Slip

May 16, 2012 12:00 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Tank leads the pack at No. 9, B.o.B. soars into the Top 10 and Nicki Minaj loses her placing in the Top 20.

Continue reading Tank Leads The Charge, B.o.B. Floats Outside Of Top 10, Nicki Minaj Receives Top 20 Pink Slip.

Waka Flocka Defends Rejecting Gucci Mane Reality Show, "They Only Sell Sh*t That Make You Look Stupid"

May 16, 2012 11:50 AM

Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame may be hip to the Internet Age, however, he admits there is no way you can convince him to click on any popular gossip or rumor blogs.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Defends Rejecting Gucci Mane Reality Show, "They Only Sell Sh*t That Make You Look Stupid".

No Homo? 2Pac's Family Addresses Suge Knight's Bias Accusations

May 16, 2012 11:40 AM

The family of late rap mogul Tupac Shakur has come forward to clear the air on recent homophobic accusations made by former Death Row Records owner Suge Knight, claiming he was not anti-gay.

Continue reading No Homo? 2Pac's Family Addresses Suge Knight's Bias Accusations.

T.I.'s Ready To Bring 'Trouble', "Look Forward To Those Summertime Anthems"

May 16, 2012 11:20 AM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. has finally come to terms with a release date for his upcoming Trouble Man LP, promising to drop it in late summer.

Continue reading T.I.'s Ready To Bring 'Trouble', "Look Forward To Those Summertime Anthems".

Empty Promises? Hov On The Jay Electronica Debut

May 16, 2012 11:00 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z recently provided an update on fans eager to get their hands on Jay Electronica's long-awaited debut album and said the Roc Nation protege's lyrical skills are beyond good.

Continue reading Empty Promises? Hov On The Jay Electronica Debut.

Jay-Z Hints At Next Classic Album + Joe Budden The Most Underrated?!?

May 16, 2012 9:42 AM

Ah. How I love album hype. Realistically, you can say nearly anything about an album no one has heard because ... well, no one's heard it. I've heard album's described as a "masterpiece," only to come out and end up as the barrier between my beer and my coffee table. With that said, there are a few album's I believe just may live up to the hype.

Continue reading Jay-Z Hints At Next Classic Album + Joe Budden The Most Underrated?!?.

Lil Wayne Comes Clean On Trina Crush, "I Love You & I Miss You Baby" [Video]

May 16, 2012 9:21 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne is making headlines this week after footage arose showing him declaring undying love for alleged ex-girlfriend/rapper Trina at a Miami club.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Comes Clean On Trina Crush, "I Love You & I Miss You Baby" [Video].

DMX Says The Champ Is Here W/ 'Weigh In', "The Focus Is On Taking The Music Seriously"

May 16, 2012 9:03 AM

Former Ruff Ryders leader DMX is out to prove his hunger for music-making is back in full effect by breaking down the motivation behind the new Weigh In EP.

Continue reading DMX Says The Champ Is Here W/ 'Weigh In', "The Focus Is On Taking The Music Seriously".

The Platinum League Trading Cards: "One Day I'ma Be Dead & Gone & 100 Years From Now Those Cards Are Gonna Be Worth A Lot Of Money--The One With My Face On It Anyway."

May 16, 2012 12:10 AM

[The first interactive trading card is making a name for itself and bringing fans together worldwide via The Platinum League. Showcasing exclusive content for artists such as 2Pac, Snoop Dogg, Biggie and more, Voletta Wallace, Scarface and Platinum League CEO, William Green are here with the top five reasons to purchase The Platinum League's trading cards. ]

Continue reading The Platinum League Trading Cards: "One Day I'ma Be Dead & Gone & 100 Years From Now Those Cards Are Gonna Be Worth A Lot Of Money--The One With My Face On It Anyway.".

"He Can Rock A Song W/ Eminem & Not Get Knocked Out"

May 16, 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 Sak Pase scooped out his top spitters last week, Crooked I unloads his favorite rappers.]

Continue reading "He Can Rock A Song W/ Eminem & Not Get Knocked Out".

Photo of the Day: N.O.R.E. Chills W/ The One & Only Batman

May 16, 2012 12:00 AM

Holy Smokes: CNN's N.O.R.E. finds a local super hero around his neck of the woods.

Make sure to check out N.O.R.E.'s "Get Her" Singled Out feature!

Jay-Z Lays Out Brooklyn Nets Blueprint, "It Was That Strong, Beautiful, Iconic Black & White"

May 15, 2012 10:39 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z has finally opened up on his new Brooklyn Nets logo and what ultimately inspired the latest Big Apple sports fashion craze.

Continue reading Jay-Z Lays Out Brooklyn Nets Blueprint, "It Was That Strong, Beautiful, Iconic Black & White".

50 Cent Breaks Silence On Lil Wayne/Floyd Mayweather In-Ring Moment

May 15, 2012 5:18 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has finally talked about sharing an in-ring moment with former rap nemesis Lil Wayne after Floyd Mayweather, Jr.'s recent boxing victory and why Justin Bieber also got in on the action.

Continue reading 50 Cent Breaks Silence On Lil Wayne/Floyd Mayweather In-Ring Moment.

Lil B Confirms Major Young Money Collaboration, "I Can't Speak On It Too Much Right Now"

May 15, 2012 4:30 PM

West Coast rapper Lil B has come forward to address recent tweets he posted suggesting a Drake collaboration may be in the works, admitting fans can expect something from them in the near future.

Continue reading Lil B Confirms Major Young Money Collaboration, "I Can't Speak On It Too Much Right Now".

Big Boi Addresses Andre 3000 Reunion Plans, "When It's Time To Do The OutKast Record We'll Do It"

May 15, 2012 4:20 PM

OutKast's Big Boi recently discussed the status of hooking back up with longtime music partner Andre 3000 for more music and why plans for a reunion album on currently getting shelved.

Continue reading Big Boi Addresses Andre 3000 Reunion Plans, "When It's Time To Do The OutKast Record We'll Do It".

DJ Paul Goes South Of The Border, "It's Great To Have A Mexican Artist On The Team"

May 15, 2012 3:25 PM

Three 6 Mafia's DJ Paul recently chopped it up with SOHH to talk about recruiting up-and-coming West Coast rapper Kokoe and why he decided to push boundaries by signing a Mexican-American artist.

Continue reading DJ Paul Goes South Of The Border, "It's Great To Have A Mexican Artist On The Team".

Trayvon Martin Shooter Could Get Charged W/ Hate Crime, Face Death Penalty

May 15, 2012 3:05 PM

The man responsible for slaying 17 year-old Trayvon Martin could face the death penalty if found guilty with reports claiming federal hate crime charges may be added to his second-degree murder case.

Continue reading Trayvon Martin Shooter Could Get Charged W/ Hate Crime, Face Death Penalty.

"I Had A Tribe Called Quest Loop That I Really Loved"

May 15, 2012 1:59 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each week and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After N.O.R.E. broke down his Wale-assisted "Get Her" anthem, Maybach Music singer Teedra Moses shares her love of A Tribe Called Quest and discusses the track, "Another LuvR" remix with Wale]

Continue reading "I Had A Tribe Called Quest Loop That I Really Loved".

Jimmy Henchman's Drug Trial Starts In NYC, "He Never Touched A Kilo Of Cocaine"

May 15, 2012 12:10 PM

Incarcerated music executive James "Jimmy Henchman" Rosemond's trial on multiple drug-related crimes has officially began in Brooklyn, New York this week.

Continue reading Jimmy Henchman's Drug Trial Starts In NYC, "He Never Touched A Kilo Of Cocaine".

Shyne Addresses Fan Backlash + Bounty Placed On Rapper's Head?!?

May 15, 2012 11:04 AM

Shyne is back in the news. During a recent interview, he revealed that he doesn't talk music with Diddy, but the pair are still cool, an upcoming solo project as well as the negative feedback he's recieved from his new sound.

Continue reading Shyne Addresses Fan Backlash + Bounty Placed On Rapper's Head?!? .

J. Cole Kills The Tweet-y Bird, "I'm Not On Twitter No More, I'm Not Doing It" [Audio]

May 15, 2012 10:00 AM

Roc Nation protege J. Cole is fed up with social networking tool Twitter and recently dished out why he is willing to lose 2.3 million followers.

Continue reading J. Cole Kills The Tweet-y Bird, "I'm Not On Twitter No More, I'm Not Doing It" [Audio].

Shyne Plotting Return Back Home, "I Shouldn't Suffer For The Rest Of My Life"

May 15, 2012 9:19 AM

Former Bad Boy Records artist Shyne recently talked about finally being able to return back to the United States after getting deported in 2009 and why it is vital to reach Americans face-to-face again.

Continue reading Shyne Plotting Return Back Home, "I Shouldn't Suffer For The Rest Of My Life".

Kim Kardashian Keeps Lips Locked On Kanye West: "I Don't Know If I'm Ready To Talk About Him"

May 15, 2012 9:05 AM

Reality star Kim Kardashian cannot deny the fact she is making daily headlines based on a perceived relationship with rapper Kanye West, however, she admits there is still hesistation to speak on their bond.

Continue reading Kim Kardashian Keeps Lips Locked On Kanye West: "I Don't Know If I'm Ready To Talk About Him".

Jay-Z Puts On For President Obama, Shows Same-Sex Marriage Support

May 15, 2012 8:47 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z has come to the aid of President Barack Obama in light of his recent comments based on supporting same-sex marriage.

Continue reading Jay-Z Puts On For President Obama, Shows Same-Sex Marriage Support.

"I Waited Two To Three Years For The Perfect Record For Me & Wale To Get On"

May 15, 2012 12:15 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each week and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Sound M.O.B's Pyro and Ryu poured out "Drank In My Cup," N.O.R.E. breaks down his Wale-assisted "Get Her" anthem.]

Continue reading "I Waited Two To Three Years For The Perfect Record For Me & Wale To Get On".

50 Cent & Lil Wayne Finally Go Pound-For-Pound Or Kiss-&-Make Up?

May 15, 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 50 Cent & Lil Wayne Finally Go Pound-For-Pound Or Kiss-&-Make Up?.

R.A.P. Music: "If You're A Real Rap Fan, It's The Hardest Thing Since Concrete Streets."

May 15, 2012 12:05 AM

[Killer Mike is dropping his latest LP today, R.A.P. Music. And with the hopes of going Gold and pissing a few people off in the process, the Atlanta MC is here to tell you the top five reasons you need to cop this album.]

Continue reading R.A.P. Music: "If You're A Real Rap Fan, It's The Hardest Thing Since Concrete Streets.".

"Around 'ATLiens' He Was Really Breaking Out Of The Hip-Hop Shell"

May 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 Johnny Walker gave Blaq Poet the title last week, producer Curtiss King crowns Andre 3000 SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "Around 'ATLiens' He Was Really Breaking Out Of The Hip-Hop Shell".

Photo of the Day: 50 Cent & Lil Wayne Go Pound-For-Pound

May 15, 2012 12:00 AM

Champion's Anthem: Former rap rivals 50 Cent and Lil Wayne trade smiles.

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

Kanye West Officially Expands Roster, "First Lady Of That G.O.O.D. Sh*t!"

May 14, 2012 10:25 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has officially expanded his artist roster by adding the likes of R&B singer Teyana Taylor to a team which also consists of Big Sean, Kid Cudi, Q-Tip and more.

Continue reading Kanye West Officially Expands Roster, "First Lady Of That G.O.O.D. Sh*t!".

Killer Mike Says She's A Very Freaky Girl, "I Take My Wife To The Strip Club"

May 14, 2012 5:54 PM

Atlanta rapper Killer Mike has opened up on just how real his music is and why fans should not be surprised to find him at a local strip club accompanied by none other than his wife.

Continue reading Killer Mike Says She's A Very Freaky Girl, "I Take My Wife To The Strip Club".

Scarface Explains Why Def Jam Didn't Sign T.I., "Polygram Had Him First"

May 14, 2012 5:45 PM

Houston rap legend Scarface recently talked about his run as president of Def Jam South and why the iconic hip-hop label was unable to sign The King in time.

Continue reading Scarface Explains Why Def Jam Didn't Sign T.I., "Polygram Had Him First".

Shyne On Bonding W/ Diddy, "I Haven't Seen The Dude In Probably 12 Years"

May 14, 2012 5:40 PM

Former Bad Boy Records artist Shyne recently talked about reuniting with ex-boss Diddy and why he is most focused on looking beyond feuds these days.

Continue reading Shyne On Bonding W/ Diddy, "I Haven't Seen The Dude In Probably 12 Years".

Ne-Yo Says Game Over For 'R.E.D.' Jacking, "Jay-Z Did 'The Blueprint' & So Did KRS-One"

May 14, 2012 5:20 PM

R&B singer Ne-Yo has stepped forward to address the perception of intentionally taking platinum-selling rapper Game's 2011 solo album title for his upcoming R.E.D. Album.

Continue reading Ne-Yo Says Game Over For 'R.E.D.' Jacking, "Jay-Z Did 'The Blueprint' & So Did KRS-One".

Jay-Z Goes All Blue-Everything, "I Really Just Want To Hang Out W/ My Daughter"

May 14, 2012 4:46 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Jay-Z may be one of the biggest stars in hip-hop these days, however, Young Hov admits Blue Ivy Carter is winning over his attention more than music.

Continue reading Jay-Z Goes All Blue-Everything, "I Really Just Want To Hang Out W/ My Daughter".

Why Game Wants To See Magic Johnson Inked Up: "He Should Get The Same Tattoo I Have"

May 14, 2012 3:35 PM

West Coast rapper Game recently discussed an admiration for his hometown Los Angeles Dodgers and why new co-owner Magic Johnson should consider displaying some team spirit with an LA-themed tattoo.

Continue reading Why Game Wants To See Magic Johnson Inked Up: "He Should Get The Same Tattoo I Have".

Love & Hip Hop Star: "I Promised Myself I Would Never Fight"

May 14, 2012 2:55 PM

"Love & Hip Hop" reality star Emily B recently talked about putting on a positive image for her children and why despite her cast members' actions, fans should not anticpate her knuckling up anyone on television.

Continue reading Love & Hip Hop Star: "I Promised Myself I Would Never Fight".

Iggy Azalea Shows Off Her Biggest Ass-et, Then Deletes Steamy Photo

May 14, 2012 12:00 PM

Grand Hustle rapper Iggy Azalea is no stranger to social networking and the power of popular photo-enhancing tool Instagram as she posted a steamy backside photo over the weekend and quickly deleted it.

Continue reading Iggy Azalea Shows Off Her Biggest Ass-et, Then Deletes Steamy Photo.

Pusha T Clears Up Kanye West, Kim Kardashian "White Dress" Record [Video]

May 14, 2012 11:30 AM

G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T has stepped forward to clear the air on Kanye West making recent headlines over rapping on one of his songs and hinting at wedding bells with reality star Kim Kardashian.

Continue reading Pusha T Clears Up Kanye West, Kim Kardashian "White Dress" Record [Video].

Mystikal Gives Final Goodbye, Prepares To Begin 81-Day Jail Sentence

May 14, 2012 11:10 AM

Cash Money Records rapper Mystikal has offered fans a final farewell by announcing plans to turn himself in today (May 14) and begin an 81-day jail sentence over a probation violation.

Continue reading Mystikal Gives Final Goodbye, Prepares To Begin 81-Day Jail Sentence.

Jay-Z Makes Big Announcement + Big Sean Invades Eminem's Old School?!?

May 14, 2012 9:36 AM

Jay-Z continues to make big moves on the mic and in a suit. His latest announcement isn't the signing of a new talent to his ever-expanding Roc Nation imprint, but his plans to be the front man for a huge upcoming music showcase.

Continue reading Jay-Z Makes Big Announcement + Big Sean Invades Eminem's Old School?!?.

G. Dep Speaks From Rikers Island, "I Feel What I Did Was Right"

May 14, 2012 9:03 AM

Incarcerated rapper G. Dep is preparing to begin his 15 year jail sentence and said despite his 2010 confession to shooting a man over 15 years ago, he still feels no regret.

Continue reading G. Dep Speaks From Rikers Island, "I Feel What I Did Was Right".

50 Cent Addresses Lloyd Banks, G-Unit Departure Rumors [Video]

May 14, 2012 8:36 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent recently discussed the status of his squad and, specifically, whether or not the "Punchline King" Lloyd Banks is still riding shotgun.

Continue reading 50 Cent Addresses Lloyd Banks, G-Unit Departure Rumors [Video].

The Life Of Riley: "A Lot Of Artists'--Over There--Excuse Is That They Don't Have Time & Use A Lot Of Ghostwriters. [That's] Blasphemy Over Here."

May 14, 2012 12:10 AM

[More than a year after taking the No. 1 spot overseas, Australian artist, Drapht has dropped his most recent album, The Life of Riley in the U.S. And he's here to give you the top five reasons you need to cop the album.]

Continue reading The Life Of Riley: "A Lot Of Artists'--Over There--Excuse Is That They Don't Have Time & Use A Lot Of Ghostwriters. [That's] Blasphemy Over Here.".

Photo of the Day: Rick Ross Shows Off His Jewels

May 14, 2012 12:00 AM

Like A Boss: Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross flaunts his wealth.

Photo taken from Rick Ross' Twitter

George Zimmerman Raises $204,000 In Three Weeks, $50,000 Already Spent

May 13, 2012 11:41 PM

The shooter of 17 year-old Trayvon Martin has reportedly used the power of the Internet to rally up over $200,000 in donations since making headlines over the controversial February slaying.

Continue reading George Zimmerman Raises $204,000 In Three Weeks, $50,000 Already Spent.

Tyson Beckford 45-Minute Sex Tape Hits The Market, Reports Say

May 13, 2012 11:27 PM

Fashion model/actor Tyson Beckford is making weekend headlines with reports claiming a 45-minute sex tape featuring himself is currently being shopped around to the higest bidder.

Continue reading Tyson Beckford 45-Minute Sex Tape Hits The Market, Reports Say.

Jay-Z's Philadelphia Announcement Mystery Gets Decoded

May 13, 2012 11:09 PM

After Jay-Z buzz developed heading into the weekend suggesting the rap mogul would make a huge Philadelphia announcement tomorrow (May 14), a new report now decodes what will likely be unveiled.

Continue reading Jay-Z's Philadelphia Announcement Mystery Gets Decoded.

Lil Wayne's Still Got Money To Blow, Settles Another "Carter III" Royalty Case

May 13, 2012 10:55 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne continues to settle royalty cases related to his platinum-selling Tha Carter III album, with reports claiming he has come to terms with a $1.5 million lawsuit.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Still Got Money To Blow, Settles Another "Carter III" Royalty Case.

Hit-Boy Says He Tries To Scorch Like Storch, "Nobody Could Identify His Sound"

May 13, 2012 10:08 AM

While his G.O.O.D. Music contributions continue to light up the charts, producer Hit-Boy recently dished out his admiration and overall respect for troubled hitmaker Scott Stroch.

Continue reading Hit-Boy Says He Tries To Scorch Like Storch, "Nobody Could Identify His Sound".

Kim Kardashian's Ex-Husband Jabs Kanye West In "Funny Or Die" Skit [Video]

May 13, 2012 9:56 AM

Reality star Kim Kardashian's ex-husband, NBA player Kris Humphries, has finally jabbed back at Kanye West in a new "Funny or Die" skit, weeks after getting put on blast courtesy of the rapper's "Way Too Cold (Theraflu)" record.

Continue reading Kim Kardashian's Ex-Husband Jabs Kanye West In "Funny Or Die" Skit [Video].

"We've Been Overlooked Or Been The Underdogs & Really Haven't Gotten That Just Due"

May 13, 2012 9:46 AM

Memphis producer/rapper Drumma Boy recently talked about putting on for his city and why it is vital for his fellow hometown artists to stick together in order to succeed.

Continue reading "We've Been Overlooked Or Been The Underdogs & Really Haven't Gotten That Just Due".

Big Sean, Young Jeezy, DJ Clue & More Celebrate Lil Boosie's "Not Guilty" Verdict

May 13, 2012 9:25 AM

After the news of incarcerated rapper Lil Boosie being found not guilty in a 2009 murder case became public on Friday (May 11), hip-hop stars ranging from Detroit's Big Sean to Atlanta's Young Jeezy have shared their Twitter reactions.

Continue reading Big Sean, Young Jeezy, DJ Clue & More Celebrate Lil Boosie's "Not Guilty" Verdict.

Beyonce Inks Open Mother's Day Letter, "Everything I Am Is Because Of You!"

May 13, 2012 9:14 AM

Grammy-winning singer Beyonce Knowles-Carter is one of many entertainers celebrating Mother's Day this weekend and has inked an open letter to her mother Tina Knowles.

Continue reading Beyonce Inks Open Mother's Day Letter, "Everything I Am Is Because Of You!".

Photo of the Day: Lloyd Banks & His Parents

May 13, 2012 12:00 AM

Mama's Boy: G-Unit's Lloyd Banks digs up a throwback photo of his parents.

Photo taken from Lloyd Banks' Twitter

Game Serves Up Serena Williams, "[Don't] Expect Her To Come W/ Anything Less Than Official Rap Bars"

May 12, 2012 10:38 PM

West Coast rapper Game is fully behind tennis superstar Serena Williams' foray into the hip-hop game and said she has a bright future in the music industry.

Continue reading Game Serves Up Serena Williams, "[Don't] Expect Her To Come W/ Anything Less Than Official Rap Bars".

2 Chainz Explains Kanye West, G.O.O.D. Music Signing Hype [Audio]

May 12, 2012 9:39 PM

Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz has stepped forward to clear the air on a hyped up Kanye West tweet suggesting he is currently waving the G.O.O.D. Music flag.

Continue reading 2 Chainz Explains Kanye West, G.O.O.D. Music Signing Hype [Audio].

Twista Says He's All G.O.O.D. W/ Music Rumors, "Nothing Has Happened Like That Yet"

May 12, 2012 9:06 PM

Chicago rap veteran Twista has cleared the air on recent hype and speculation suggesting he may have quietly inked a deal with Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music's team.

Continue reading Twista Says He's All G.O.O.D. W/ Music Rumors, "Nothing Has Happened Like That Yet".

Rah Digga & Chase N. Cashe React To Serena Williams' Rap, "[She] Came Through W/ The Lil Mama Type Flair"

May 12, 2012 10:07 AM

Less than 24 hours after tennis star Serena Williams unleashed a new rap song, hip-hop artists Rah Digga and Chase N. Cashe have publicly reacted to her attempt to drop bars.

Continue reading Rah Digga & Chase N. Cashe React To Serena Williams' Rap, "[She] Came Through W/ The Lil Mama Type Flair".

50 Cent Delays 'Gangsta Grillz' Mixtape, "It's Been Long Overdue"

May 12, 2012 9:45 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent plans to tease fans a little bit longer over his upcoming Gangsta Grillz: The Lost Tape mixtape, delaying its release a full week before unleashing it to the world.

Continue reading 50 Cent Delays 'Gangsta Grillz' Mixtape, "It's Been Long Overdue".

DJ Drama On Turning His "B*tch" Up A Notch, "I Didn't Want To Necessarily Call It A Remix, But 1.5"

May 12, 2012 9:28 AM

With the new "We In This B*tch 1.5" anthem currently circulating online, Atlanta's DJ Drama recently explained how the remixed track came together and why Young Money's Drake was a perfect fit.

Continue reading DJ Drama On Turning His "B*tch" Up A Notch, "I Didn't Want To Necessarily Call It A Remix, But 1.5".

Kanye West & 2 Chainz Tease Fans Over G.O.O.D. Music Signing

May 12, 2012 9:08 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West appears no longer satisfied with collaborating alongside Atlanta's 2 Chainz and has hinted at the former Disturbin' Tha Peace member's induction into the G.O.O.D. Music family.

Continue reading Kanye West & 2 Chainz Tease Fans Over G.O.O.D. Music Signing.

Master P Speaks On Ex-No Limit Soldier Mystikal Joining Cash Money

May 12, 2012 8:45 AM

No Limit Records boss Master P recently offered his input on ex-labelmate Mystikal taking his talent to Cash Money and why he fully supports the power move.

Continue reading Master P Speaks On Ex-No Limit Soldier Mystikal Joining Cash Money.

Photo of the Day: Wale Shows Off His Player Status

May 12, 2012 12:00 AM

How To Be A Player: Maybach Music Group's Wale flaunts his "playa" credentials.

Jennifer Hudson's Brother-In-Law Convicted In Mother, Hudson Family Murders

May 11, 2012 9:13 PM

R&B singer Jennifer Hudson's estranged brother-in-law has been found guilty of murdering three family members, including her mother, nearly four years ago.

Continue reading Jennifer Hudson's Brother-In-Law Convicted In Mother, Hudson Family Murders.

BREAKING: Lil Boosie Avoids Life Behind Bars, Found Not Guilty In Murder Case

May 11, 2012 6:43 PM

Incarcerated rapper Lil Boosie can finally breathe a huge sigh of relief as he has been found not guilty of a murder dating back nearly three years.

Continue reading BREAKING: Lil Boosie Avoids Life Behind Bars, Found Not Guilty In Murder Case.

"The Wire" Star Spills Beans On Landing Ol' Dirty Bastard Movie Role

May 11, 2012 4:57 PM

After recent talks of former "The Wire" star Michael K. Williams getting recruited to bring the late Ol' Dirty Bastard's life story to the big screen surfaced this spring, the buzzing actor has finally opened up on the role.

Continue reading "The Wire" Star Spills Beans On Landing Ol' Dirty Bastard Movie Role.

Rapper Pleads W/ Cartoon Network In New Anime Song, Begs For "Toonami" Return [Audio]

May 11, 2012 4:15 PM

Hip-hop artist Richie Branson is not afraid to declare his love for cartoons and has even begun penning a new anime-related music series in hopes of bringing back "Toonami" to Cartoon Network.

Continue reading Rapper Pleads W/ Cartoon Network In New Anime Song, Begs For "Toonami" Return [Audio].

Drake Smashes Every Celebrity Girl In The World, Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Hear Wedding Bells, Azealia Banks Keeps Winning

May 11, 2012 3:15 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we tally up just how many women Drake has racked up in recent memory, prepare for an overly unexpected expected Kanye West/Kim Kardashian wedding, applaud Azealia Banks for keeping the Internet boiling and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Drake Smashes Every Celebrity Girl In The World, Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Hear Wedding Bells, Azealia Banks Keeps Winning.

"First Thing Out Of Baby's Mouth Was, 'I Want All Of Your Books Turned Into Movies'"

May 11, 2012 2:35 PM

Coming off the recent release of her Payback Ain't Enough book, author Wahida Clark recently sat down with SOHH to discuss her run alongside music executive Birdman's Cash Money Content.

Continue reading "First Thing Out Of Baby's Mouth Was, 'I Want All Of Your Books Turned Into Movies'".

The Clipse's No Malice Sought Out Christian Rapper For Guidance

May 11, 2012 1:45 PM

Christian rapper Lecrae has revealed The Clipse's No Malice previously reached out to him during a time of need when he was determined to change his ways and take religion more seriously.

Continue reading The Clipse's No Malice Sought Out Christian Rapper For Guidance.

Scarface Says The Game's Changed, "Now I Might Hit Jay-Z & Not Hear From Him For Two Years"

May 11, 2012 1:00 PM

Houston rap legend Scarface recently confirmed that plans to drop a collaborative album alongside Beanie Sigel were still in tact, and opened up on how the rap game has changed over the past few years.

Continue reading Scarface Says The Game's Changed, "Now I Might Hit Jay-Z & Not Hear From Him For Two Years".

50 Cent Reacts To Floyd Mayweather's Latest Victory, "He Wanted To Knock Him Out" [Video]

May 11, 2012 12:15 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent recently offered his take on longtime friend Floyd Mayweather, Jr. remaining undefeated after a victorious win last weekend against boxer Miguel Cotto in Las Vegas.

Continue reading 50 Cent Reacts To Floyd Mayweather's Latest Victory, "He Wanted To Knock Him Out" [Video].

Drake On 2 Chainz Killing The Competition, "It's Great To See Him At The Top Of His Game Right Now"

May 11, 2012 11:35 AM

Young Money star Drake recently opened up on his respect for Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz, specifically focusing on how much of a chokehold he has on hip-hop in right now.

Continue reading Drake On 2 Chainz Killing The Competition, "It's Great To See Him At The Top Of His Game Right Now".

Meek Mill Talks Rihanna Dating Rumors + Serena Williams Drops Rap Song?!?

May 11, 2012 11:14 AM

I don't wanna see Common playing tennis and I don't wanna see a tennis player kickin' rhymes. But the world ain't mine and people are gonna do what they do.

Continue reading Meek Mill Talks Rihanna Dating Rumors + Serena Williams Drops Rap Song?!?.

Tennis Star Serena Williams' Rap Song Surfaces, "I Ball Hard No Tennis Racquet" [Audio]

May 11, 2012 10:45 AM

Less than a year after a leaked video of  her questionable dancing in what appears to be Drake's Miami condo, Tennis superstar Serena Williams may have been taking notes from her former YMCMB boyfriend as a new hip-hop song from her has surfaced online.

Continue reading Tennis Star Serena Williams' Rap Song Surfaces, "I Ball Hard No Tennis Racquet" [Audio].

Meek Mill "100 Percent" Behind Rick Ross' Omarion Maybach Music Signing

May 11, 2012 10:10 AM

Maybach Music Group rapper Meek Mill has shared his reaction to boss Rick Ross inking R&B singer Omarion to their growing empire, admitting he is fully behind the unexpected power move.

Continue reading Meek Mill "100 Percent" Behind Rick Ross' Omarion Maybach Music Signing.

Mystikal Addresses Three Month Jail Bid, "Disappointed Isn't The Word For It -- Ashamed"

May 11, 2012 9:24 AM

Cash Money Records' Mystikal has finally come clean about his upcoming jail bid set to begin next week and what his mindset is preparing for the nearly three-month stay behind bars.

Continue reading Mystikal Addresses Three Month Jail Bid, "Disappointed Isn't The Word For It -- Ashamed".

Jimi Hendrix's Andre 3000 Biopic Cameras Still Rolling Despite Estate's Complaints

May 11, 2012 9:08 AM

Plans to bring late rocker Jimi Hendrix's life story to the big screen are still on deck despite the musician's estate issuing a statement this week suggesting otherwise.

Continue reading Jimi Hendrix's Andre 3000 Biopic Cameras Still Rolling Despite Estate's Complaints.

Powerbag Business Class Pack: "Between Wild Weather, Power Outages & Other Unexpected Situations, It's Great To Have A Powerbag Charged & Ready"

May 11, 2012 12:15 AM

[In the office, on the go, in the air...it doesn't matter where you as long as you're powered up! RFA Brands representative, Dan Curzon is here to give you five reasons why you'll never have to see "low battery" flash across your electronic devices again.]

Continue reading Powerbag Business Class Pack: "Between Wild Weather, Power Outages & Other Unexpected Situations, It's Great To Have A Powerbag Charged & Ready".

"Rick Ross Has The Torch Right Now"

May 11, 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 Notar unleashed his fave fives earlier this week, producer Sak Pase scoops out his top spitters.]

Continue reading "Rick Ross Has The Torch Right Now".

Photo of the Day: Curren$y Shows Off His Pretty Boy Swag

May 11, 2012 12:00 AM

Pretty Boy Swag: Jet Life leader Curren$y stays fresh, fly and flossin'.

Yung Berg On Teairra Mari's Violent Threats, "I've Got Bigger Things To Worry About Than Being Trivial Over Some P*ssy" [Video]

May 10, 2012 11:26 PM

Midwest rapper Yung Berg has finally spoken out on getting threatened by R&B singer Teairra Mari earlier this year, simply laughing off her claims of having him physically assaulted the next time he visits Detroit.

Continue reading Yung Berg On Teairra Mari's Violent Threats, "I've Got Bigger Things To Worry About Than Being Trivial Over Some P*ssy" [Video].

Rick Ross' Protege Signs W/ Jay-Z, "We Just Decided To Partner Up W/ Roc Nation"

May 10, 2012 6:20 PM

Maybach Music Group protege Meek Mill continues to make headlines this week by officially inking a deal with Jay-Z's Roc Nation management company.

Continue reading Rick Ross' Protege Signs W/ Jay-Z, "We Just Decided To Partner Up W/ Roc Nation".

Shawnna Opens Up On Ludacris, T-Pain, Rap Comeback & More On "The Breakfast Club" [Video]

May 10, 2012 5:40 PM

This week, former Disturbin' Tha Peace rapper Shawnna spoke on her relationships with Ludacris and T-Pain, her feelings towa making a hip-hop comeback and more on Power 105.1's "The Breakfast Club."

Continue reading Shawnna Opens Up On Ludacris, T-Pain, Rap Comeback & More On "The Breakfast Club" [Video].

Curren$y On Wiz Khalifa Admitting His Flaws, "I Got To Call Him About That, That's Tough"

May 10, 2012 4:40 PM

New Orleans rapper Curren$y recently offered his take on Wiz Khalifa coming clean about what mistakes he made with the gold-selling Rolling Papers LP last year and what fans can expect from them in the future.

Continue reading Curren$y On Wiz Khalifa Admitting His Flaws, "I Got To Call Him About That, That's Tough".

Drake Gets Hit W/ More Celebrity Dating Rumors, Hollywood Actress Sets The Record Straight

May 10, 2012 4:00 PM

Young Money star Drake cannot help but remain the Internet's biggest alleged bachelor with new reports claiming he is romantically linked to Hollywood star Rashida Jones.

Continue reading Drake Gets Hit W/ More Celebrity Dating Rumors, Hollywood Actress Sets The Record Straight.

Jay-Z Tells Diddy & Ciroc To Move Over, Launches New Drink In NYC

May 10, 2012 2:05 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z may be trying to pass Diddy on Forbes' "Wealthiest Hip-Hop Artists" list for next year after unveiling his very own cognac line last night (May 9) in New York City.

Continue reading Jay-Z Tells Diddy & Ciroc To Move Over, Launches New Drink In NYC.

Joell Ortiz Reveals Life-Changing Wreck, "They Had To Cut Me Out Of The Car"

May 10, 2012 1:15 PM

Slaughterhouse's Joell Ortiz opened up about his admiration for luxury vehicles this week and, more specifically, how one car wreck completely changed his life.

Continue reading Joell Ortiz Reveals Life-Changing Wreck, "They Had To Cut Me Out Of The Car".

Chris Brown Disses Rihanna In 'Theraflu' Freestyle, Ri-Ri Fires Back?!

May 10, 2012 10:16 AM

Dammit Chris -- every time you work your way back into people's good graces, you end up f*ckin' up all over again by throwing a chair, snatchin' somebodies cell phone or shooting slugs at a woman you manhandled.

Continue reading Chris Brown Disses Rihanna In 'Theraflu' Freestyle, Ri-Ri Fires Back?!.

Scarface Breaks Silence On Baby Mama Drama, Battling Child Support Woes

May 10, 2012 9:36 AM

Houston rap legend Scarface has finally opened up on making headlines last year for a publicized bout over child support, which ultimately forced him to do time behind bars.

Continue reading Scarface Breaks Silence On Baby Mama Drama, Battling Child Support Woes.

Rihanna's Not Sharing Her Birthday Cake, Cake, Cake W/ NFL Star

May 10, 2012 9:19 AM

While Grammy-winning singer Rihanna may have dated professional athletes and entertainers in the past, she is reportedly not romantically linked to NFL star Darren McFadden.

Continue reading Rihanna's Not Sharing Her Birthday Cake, Cake, Cake W/ NFL Star.

Drake's Paradise Dismantled By Cops, "Police Made Me Cut The Show Short"

May 10, 2012 9:08 AM

Young Money star Drake may be an international star, however, Irvine, California police showed they were not fans by cutting his Club Paradise concert short this week.

Continue reading Drake's Paradise Dismantled By Cops, "Police Made Me Cut The Show Short".

Big Sean Protects Kim Kardashian's Image, "None Of Them Are A**holes" [Video]

May 10, 2012 8:56 AM

G.O.O.D. Music star Big Sean recently offered his take on Kim Kardashian's image and killed the notion of her entire family being overly snobby with big egos.

Continue reading Big Sean Protects Kim Kardashian's Image, "None Of Them Are A**holes" [Video].

Tank's "This Is How I Feel" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed

May 10, 2012 8:32 AM

R&B veteran Tank's This Is How I Feel album should have no problem hitting the charts in seven days with first-week sales projections up to 30,000 copies.

Continue reading Tank's "This Is How I Feel" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed.

"He's Talking About Selling Crack Or Punching Somebody In The Face & He's Out There Doing It"

May 10, 2012 12:10 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Toya Carter-Wright gave Rasheeda the title earlier this week, Cold Heat's Johnny Walker crowns Blaq Poet SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He's Talking About Selling Crack Or Punching Somebody In The Face & He's Out There Doing It".

Meek Mill's Dream Chasers Tees: "They Never Put Out A Mixtape, Single Or Anything That's Wack"

May 10, 2012 12:05 AM

[With Maybach Music Group's Meek Mill teamed up with Ecko Unlimited, Ecko Digital Team head Alex Lee gives you five reasons to consider buying the rapper's new Dream Chasers t-shirt line.]

Continue reading Meek Mill's Dream Chasers Tees: "They Never Put Out A Mixtape, Single Or Anything That's Wack".

Photo of the Day: J. Cole Holds It Down In Texas

May 10, 2012 12:00 AM

Cole World: Roc Nation protege J. Cole holds it down in Texas.

Lil Wayne Pours Out Kobe Bryant Love, "He's Inspired Not Only Songs, But He's Inspired Me In Life" [Video]

May 9, 2012 10:35 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's love for Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant is deeper than basketball as he has now dished out just how big of an impact the five-time NBA champion has had on him.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Pours Out Kobe Bryant Love, "He's Inspired Not Only Songs, But He's Inspired Me In Life" [Video].

Big Sean Reveals Surprise Ma$e Phone Call, "I'm Like, 'What The F*ck?'" [Video]

May 9, 2012 5:44 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean may have a boss who does not use telephones to communicate, but the Detroit rapper recently received a phone call from an equally big hip-hop star.

Continue reading Big Sean Reveals Surprise Ma$e Phone Call, "I'm Like, 'What The F*ck?'" [Video].

Curren$y Says No Dame Dash Talks Taking Place, "His Lawyers Hear From My Lawyers"

May 9, 2012 4:35 PM

New Orleans rapper Curren$y is showing there are no plans to reunite with former business partner Damon "Dame" Dash in the near future, admitting they are not back on speaking terms in light of a current pending lawsuit.

Continue reading Curren$y Says No Dame Dash Talks Taking Place, "His Lawyers Hear From My Lawyers".

Nas Puts Common, AZ And Other Joint Effort Talks On Back Burner

May 9, 2012 4:30 PM

Rap veteran Nas is so focused on dropping his upcoming Life Is Good this summer that he is willing to postpone talks of speculated joint efforts amongst the likes of Common, AZ and other artists.

Continue reading Nas Puts Common, AZ And Other Joint Effort Talks On Back Burner.

BK Hip-Hop Festival Founder On Busta Rhymes Headlining: "After Tip Brought Out Kanye, That's All We Heard"

May 9, 2012 3:30 PM

After yesterday's huge announcement of rap veteran Busta Rhymes getting chosen to headline this summer's Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, SOHH hit up Founder & Executive Director Wes Jackson for more details.

Continue reading BK Hip-Hop Festival Founder On Busta Rhymes Headlining: "After Tip Brought Out Kanye, That's All We Heard".

Juelz Santana Still Plans To Dip W/ Cam'ron & Jim Jones, "Diplomatic Immunity 3" Remains In The Works

May 9, 2012 2:30 PM

Dipset's Juelz Santana recently provided an update on his upcoming solo album and what exactly is going down with the long-awaited Diplomatic Immunity 3 compilation LP, promising fans that all projects are still in the works.

Continue reading Juelz Santana Still Plans To Dip W/ Cam'ron & Jim Jones, "Diplomatic Immunity 3" Remains In The Works.

Jadakiss Envisions B.I.G. Hologram Scheme, "We Should Try To Do Big L, [Big] Pun"

May 9, 2012 1:50 PM

The LOX's Jadakiss recently offered his take on the hype surrounding Dr. Dre's 2Pac Coachella hologram performance last month and why the late Notorious B.I.G. should be next up to have his own stage.

Continue reading Jadakiss Envisions B.I.G. Hologram Scheme, "We Should Try To Do Big L, [Big] Pun".

B.o.B. Soars High, Nicki Minaj Falls From Top 10, Beastie Boys Thunderous Return

May 9, 2012 1:15 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, B.o.B. leads the pack at No. 5, Nicki Minaj drops from Top 10 and the Beastie Boys make a grand return to the chart.

Continue reading B.o.B. Soars High, Nicki Minaj Falls From Top 10, Beastie Boys Thunderous Return.

"DMX Is An Artist. He's Way Too Big For A Mixtape"

May 9, 2012 12:45 PM

With this week's buzz surrounding rap star DMX's upcoming The Weigh In EP, SOHH reached out to contributing producer Dame Grease for an inside scoop on the project.

Continue reading "DMX Is An Artist. He's Way Too Big For A Mixtape".

The LOX & Diddy's Bad Boy Reunion Plans Fail, "We Weren't Able To Do It, But He's Still The Big Homie"

May 9, 2012 12:05 PM

After years of of speculation, New York rapper Jadakiss has revealed that reunion plans between The LOX and Diddy have fallen through.

Continue reading The LOX & Diddy's Bad Boy Reunion Plans Fail, "We Weren't Able To Do It, But He's Still The Big Homie".

NY Post Writer Remains Unapologetic Over Racial Jay-Z & Brooklyn Nets Slurs, "You've Painted Me A Racist"

May 9, 2012 11:30 AM

Less than a week after posting his controversial New York Post column centering on rap mogul Jay-Z and the Brooklyn Nets, columnist Phil Mushnik has stepped forward to protect his image.

Continue reading NY Post Writer Remains Unapologetic Over Racial Jay-Z & Brooklyn Nets Slurs, "You've Painted Me A Racist".

"Missy Is Missing From Music & Hip-Hop Because There's No One As Creative" [Video]

May 9, 2012 11:00 AM

R&B singer Monica recently offered her take on elusive hip-hop star Missy Elliott making a return to the music spotlight as well as what she feels Elliot brings to the rap game.

Continue reading "Missy Is Missing From Music & Hip-Hop Because There's No One As Creative" [Video].

"I Don't Know How The F*ck He Didn't Make The Hall Of Fame"

May 9, 2012 9:50 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 Misty Beck dished out her fave five last week, rapper Notar reveals his top picks.]

Continue reading "I Don't Know How The F*ck He Didn't Make The Hall Of Fame".

Juelz Santana Puts A Lid On Lil Wayne's Mouth, Says "Can't Feel My Face" Still On Deck [Video]

May 9, 2012 9:32 AM

Dipset's Juelz Santana still has plans to drop a long-awaited joint effort alongside Lil Wayne despite the Young Money boss recently claiming I Can't Feel My Face has been scrapped for good.

Continue reading Juelz Santana Puts A Lid On Lil Wayne's Mouth, Says "Can't Feel My Face" Still On Deck [Video] .

Latest On Eminem's New Movie + Shady's Odd Hotel Request

May 9, 2012 8:12 AM

Wow. 8 Mile was many years ago, and although Eminem did a great job in the semi-autobiographical flick, he stayed away from making movies in the years following the film's release. Well, Slim was set to return to the big screen, but now those plans seem to have come to a screeching halt.

Continue reading Latest On Eminem's New Movie + Shady's Odd Hotel Request.

Good Wood NYC: "We're Doing Some Pharaoh Pieces That Resemble Ancient Times Of Being Back In Egyptian culture."

May 9, 2012 12:05 AM

[With the bling going out and all-wood-everything making its way to the forefront, Chris Lee, marketing manager for Good Wood NYC is here to give you the top five reasons you need to step your wood game up.]

Continue reading Good Wood NYC: "We're Doing Some Pharaoh Pieces That Resemble Ancient Times Of Being Back In Egyptian culture.".

Photo of the Day: Teedra Moses Kills W/ Her Good Looks

May 9, 2012 12:00 AM

To Die For: Maybach Music Group's Teedra Moses is all smiles in Houston, Texas.

"When We Made 'Drank in My Cup,' We Were Really Under Pressure"

May 8, 2012 5:00 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each week and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After West Coast rapper Mann wakes up with "4 A.M.," Pyro and Ryu of Sound M.O.B. share their story behind the production of the Kirko Bangz track "Drank in My Cup" and its remix featuring 2 Chainz and Juelz Santana.]

Continue reading "When We Made 'Drank in My Cup,' We Were Really Under Pressure".

Azealia Banks Reveals Getting Rejected At Dipset Audition, "I Was Prepared To Spit For Dame Dash"

May 8, 2012 4:49 PM

Music newcomer Azealia Banks recently revealed having an opportunity to possibly link up with the Diplomats, dishing out details on a failed 2008 Dipset audition.

Continue reading Azealia Banks Reveals Getting Rejected At Dipset Audition, "I Was Prepared To Spit For Dame Dash".

Dame Grease Reacts To G. Dep's 15 Year Jail Sentence, "Hopefully He'll Get Out On An Early Release"

May 8, 2012 4:05 PM

Shortly after today's shocking news of former Bad Boy Records rapper G. Dep being sentenced to 15 years behind bars, SOHH reached out to fellow Harlem, NY producer Dame Grease for his reaction.

Continue reading Dame Grease Reacts To G. Dep's 15 Year Jail Sentence, "Hopefully He'll Get Out On An Early Release".

Rita Ora Says He's Just A Friend, Comes Clean On Drake Dating Rumor

May 8, 2012 3:15 PM

Roc Nation princess Rita Ora has finally come clean on recent dating rumors surrounding her and Young Money star Drake, admitting he is nothing more than just a friend.

Continue reading Rita Ora Says He's Just A Friend, Comes Clean On Drake Dating Rumor.

"When I Heard 'Camel Toe With No Hair,' I said: Check Please!"

May 8, 2012 2:30 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each week and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Mann decoded his new track "4 A.M.," R&B crooner Tank discusses how his latest remix with Atlantic Records labelmate T.I. came about.]

Continue reading "When I Heard 'Camel Toe With No Hair,' I said: Check Please!".

Common Reacts To Carmen Bryan's Nas Disses, Defends "Daughters" Record

May 8, 2012 1:50 PM

Rap veteran Common has stepped forward to shed light on Carmen Bryan recently attacking ex-boyfriend Nas for penning "Daughters" in relation to their 17 year-old teenager.

Continue reading Common Reacts To Carmen Bryan's Nas Disses, Defends "Daughters" Record.

Suge Knight Claims 2Pac Called Out Dr. Dre's Sexuality, "He Said, 'You're A Homosexual'" [Audio]

May 8, 2012 1:00 PM

Controversial music executive Suge Knight is once again making headlines after new audio footage has emerged online with him accusing ex-affiliate Dr. Dre of being a homosexual.

Continue reading Suge Knight Claims 2Pac Called Out Dr. Dre's Sexuality, "He Said, 'You're A Homosexual'" [Audio].

"Even If It's The Last One, We Want That OutKast Album"

May 8, 2012 12:35 PM

Atlanta rapper B.o.B. recently opened up about his hometown heroes Big Boi and Andre 3000, specifically, needing to come together for at least one final farewell OutKast album.

Continue reading "Even If It's The Last One, We Want That OutKast Album".

G. Dep Gets 15 To Life + Has Meek Dropped The Mixtape Of The Year Thus Far?!

May 8, 2012 11:52 AM

Former Bad Boy artist G. Dep has received his sentence for his role in a 1993 NYC killing. After turning himself into police and admitting he shot and killed a man over a decade ago, the rapper has been sentenced to 15 years to life.

Continue reading G. Dep Gets 15 To Life + Has Meek Dropped The Mixtape Of The Year Thus Far?! .

Kim Kardashian & Kanye West's Relationship Intensifies, Yeezy Loans KK $500,000 Whip

May 8, 2012 11:15 AM

The publicized bond between speculated couple Kim Kardashian and Kanye West is apparently growing stronger with reports claiming she is now pushing his $500,000 luxury vehicle throughout Los Angeles.

Continue reading Kim Kardashian & Kanye West's Relationship Intensifies, Yeezy Loans KK $500,000 Whip.

Ludacris Tries On 2 Chainz For 'Ludaversal' A&R, "Me & Luda Are Definitely Two Different Artists"

May 8, 2012 10:30 AM

Former Disturbin' Tha Peace artist 2 Chainz recently updated fans on his status with Ludacris, revealing he is currently on board to A&R the Grammy-winning rapper's upcoming Ludaversal solo album.

Continue reading Ludacris Tries On 2 Chainz For 'Ludaversal' A&R, "Me & Luda Are Definitely Two Different Artists".

Beyonce Says Baby Blue Isn't Enough, "I Definitely Want To Have More [Kids]" [Video]

May 8, 2012 9:32 AM

Grammy-winning singer Beyonce Knowles-Carter made headlines earlier this year after becoming a mother for the first time and the 30 year-old has no plans of slowing down by admitting she wants more kids.

Continue reading Beyonce Says Baby Blue Isn't Enough, "I Definitely Want To Have More [Kids]" [Video].

Charli Baltimore Addresses 50 Cent, G-Unit Vs. Murder Inc Beef [Video]

May 8, 2012 9:14 AM

Former Murder Inc. artist Charli Baltimore recently opened up on her past conflict with rap star 50 Cent and the G-Unit during her run with ex-labelmates Ja Rule and Irv Gotti.

Continue reading Charli Baltimore Addresses 50 Cent, G-Unit Vs. Murder Inc Beef [Video].

"This Is One Of The Craziest Records I've Ever Done"

May 8, 2012 12:15 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each week and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Cy Fyre analyzed his new "I'm On 2.0" anthem, West Coast rapper Mann wakes up with "4 A.M."]

Continue reading "This Is One Of The Craziest Records I've Ever Done".

Elana Orlin: "It's Not Just The Celebrity Who Has The Advantage Of Having Something On That Everybody Else Can't Afford And Still Look Great In."

May 8, 2012 12:10 AM

[With global warming in full effect, everyone's always on the look out for transitional clothing--something they can wear in the summer and still rock it in the fall. Well, Deryck Vanderbilt-Nicholson, junior publicist and representative for Elana Orlin, is here to break down the top five reasons to buy her collection this and every season.]

Continue reading Elana Orlin: "It's Not Just The Celebrity Who Has The Advantage Of Having Something On That Everybody Else Can't Afford And Still Look Great In." .

Spike Lee Gets All Up In LeBron James' Grill, "You Mad?"

May 8, 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 Spike Lee Gets All Up In LeBron James' Grill, "You Mad?".

"I Like The Way She Caters Her Music To The Women"

May 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 J. Rawls gave Wordsworth the title last week, reality star Toya Carter-Wright crowns Rasheeda SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "I Like The Way She Caters Her Music To The Women".

Photo of the Day: Spike Lee & LeBron James Face-Off (Cap Diss)

May 8, 2012 12:00 AM

Still Standing: New York Knicks fanatic Spike Lee gives LeBron James some words of advice.

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

Rap Site Responds To Government's Domain Takedown, "The Original Seizure Was Unjustified."

May 7, 2012 5:09 PM

Popular hip-hop website Dajaz1.com has stepped forward to speak out on the government taking down its domain around Thanksgiving 2010 and, after an inability to justify its action, why they were done unjustly.

Continue reading Rap Site Responds To Government's Domain Takedown, "The Original Seizure Was Unjustified.".

Rick Ross Skips The Maybach, Gives Meek Mill Range Rover For 25th B-Day [Video]

May 7, 2012 5:00 PM

Miami rapper Rick Ross may have Maybach stamped on his music, however, the label executive laced MMG's Meek Mill with a luxury Range Rover for his 25th birthday this past weekend.

Continue reading Rick Ross Skips The Maybach, Gives Meek Mill Range Rover For 25th B-Day [Video].

Dr. Dre's 'Beats' Become Thieves' Hottest Must-Steal Target, Police Say

May 7, 2012 4:30 PM

Aftermath Records boss Dr. Dre's popular headphones line, Beats By Dre, are making headlines this week with reports claiming they are the hottest items amongst thieves.

Continue reading Dr. Dre's 'Beats' Become Thieves' Hottest Must-Steal Target, Police Say.

Amber Rose Finally Addresses 'Theraflu' Record, "I Don't Really Know Kanye As A Person Anymore" [Video]

May 7, 2012 3:00 PM

Former video vixen Amber Rose recently discussed ex-boyfriend Kanye West's publicized "Way Too Cold (Theraflu)" record, specifically his targeting of her and fiance, rapper Wiz Khalifa.

Continue reading Amber Rose Finally Addresses 'Theraflu' Record, "I Don't Really Know Kanye As A Person Anymore" [Video].

DJ Drama Puts On For His City, "[It's] Me Getting Tip, Jeezy & Luda On One Record"

May 7, 2012 2:05 PM

With the new release of T.I., Ludacris, Future and Young Jeezy's "We In This B*tch" music video circulating online, SOHH recently hit up DJ Drama to get his take on putting together an all-star crew of elite Atlanta heavyweights for one track.

Continue reading DJ Drama Puts On For His City, "[It's] Me Getting Tip, Jeezy & Luda On One Record".

Justin Bieber Spills Beans On Lil Wayne's Skating Skills, "That's His Life"

May 7, 2012 1:20 PM

Pop star Justin Bieber recently opened up on his relationship with Grammy-winning hip-hop heavyweight Lil Wayne, specifically centering his attention on just how good he feels Weezy's skateboarding skills are.

Continue reading Justin Bieber Spills Beans On Lil Wayne's Skating Skills, "That's His Life".

"People I Consider Friends Are Rick Ross, Too Short, Lloyd, Redman, Method Man, 50 Cent & The New Guys"

May 7, 2012 12:15 PM

With his new Breath of Fresh Air project still enjoying a strong mixtape buzz, EPMD's Erick Sermon recently chopped it up with SOHH to discuss the motivation behind dropping new music.

Continue reading "People I Consider Friends Are Rick Ross, Too Short, Lloyd, Redman, Method Man, 50 Cent & The New Guys".

Beyonce Strips Down In Topless Photo, Only Dons Jay-Z's Roc-A-Fella Chain

May 7, 2012 11:25 AM

Grammy-winning singer Beyonce Knowles-Carter may be a mommy these days, however, she recently showed off her more seductive side by posting a topless photo of herself wearing nothing but husband/rapper Jay-Z's Roc-A-Fella chain.

Continue reading Beyonce Strips Down In Topless Photo, Only Dons Jay-Z's Roc-A-Fella Chain.

Floyd Mayweather & Justin Bieber's In-Ring Hug Explained

May 7, 2012 11:05 AM

Undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr.'s in-ring bond with pop star Justin Bieber over the weekend was no coincidence, in fact, reports claim the sports icon had planned out the moment months in advance.

Continue reading Floyd Mayweather & Justin Bieber's In-Ring Hug Explained.

Estranged R&B Singer Houston Arrested In Los Angeles

May 7, 2012 10:25 AM

Estranged R&B singer Houston is making headlines with reports claiming he was popped a few days ago in Los Angeles on a driving under the influence charge.

Continue reading Estranged R&B Singer Houston Arrested In Los Angeles.

[VIDEO] Lost Clip Of Beastie Boys On Chappelle Show Hits The Web?!

May 7, 2012 10:08 AM

Salute to Adam "MCA" Yauch of the Beastie Boys. As part of the musical trio, MCA helped push the boundaries of rap. Hip hop has always been about self expression and believing in yourself even when no one else does, which pretty much summarizes what it took for 3 Jewish kids to become part of hip hop history.

Continue reading [VIDEO] Lost Clip Of Beastie Boys On Chappelle Show Hits The Web?! .

Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt Samoa, Coral Reef Academy Footage Surfaces [Video]

May 7, 2012 9:42 AM

While Odd Future member Earl Sweatshirt is continuing to live the life of a rap star since returning from an extended music hiatus, footage of his time in Samoa has now surfaced online.

Continue reading Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt Samoa, Coral Reef Academy Footage Surfaces [Video].

Nicki Minaj Freezes Up In New Pepsi Commercial [Video]

May 7, 2012 9:19 AM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj's much talked about Pepsi campaign has finally been unveiled in a new commercial showcasing the platinum-selling rapper drawing fans together.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Freezes Up In New Pepsi Commercial [Video].

Something Like A Renegade: "I Think [Nappy Roots] Is One Of The Most Slept On Rap Groups Out There."

May 7, 2012 12:05 AM

[Twenty fours hours before the release of Sabrina's latest LP, Something Like a Renegade, the Louisville, Kentucky songstress and MC gives you the top five reasons you need to cop her album!]

Continue reading Something Like A Renegade: "I Think [Nappy Roots] Is One Of The Most Slept On Rap Groups Out There." .

Photo of the Day: Trae The Truth Holds It Down In The Lone Star State

May 7, 2012 12:00 AM

Truth Hurts: Houston's Trae The Truth holds it down in the Lone Star State.

Andre 3000's Hollywood Return Confirmed, Jimi Hendrix Biopic Details Emerge

May 6, 2012 8:14 PM

After months of speculation, OutKast rapper Andre 3000's return to the Hollywood big screen has been confirmed with reports claiming he will indeed portray late rocker Jimi Hendrix in an upcoming film.

Continue reading Andre 3000's Hollywood Return Confirmed, Jimi Hendrix Biopic Details Emerge.

Azealia Banks & Lil Kim Clash, "Everyone Knows She Doesn't Write Her Own Raps"

May 6, 2012 7:50 PM

Music newcomer Azealia Banks has apparently moved on from her recent rift with Grand Hustle's Iggy Azalea and now has her eyes set on rap veteran Lil Kim.

Continue reading Azealia Banks & Lil Kim Clash, "Everyone Knows She Doesn't Write Her Own Raps".

Jay-Z Puts On His Hard Hat, Drives Bulldozer At Brooklyn Nets Construction Site [Video]

May 6, 2012 11:27 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z is proving he is much more than a minority owner in the Brooklyn Nets basketball team by actually checking out the team's Barclays Stadium construction site entering the weekend.

Continue reading Jay-Z Puts On His Hard Hat, Drives Bulldozer At Brooklyn Nets Construction Site [Video].

Kanye West Returns From Twitter Hiatus W/ Dislike List, "I Hate Button Up Shirts W/ Hoodies"

May 6, 2012 11:13 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has returned from an extended Twitter hiatus to let his 7.3 million followers know all the random things he hates in life.

Continue reading Kanye West Returns From Twitter Hiatus W/ Dislike List, "I Hate Button Up Shirts W/ Hoodies".

Jay-Z On Blue Ivy Carter: "I'll Probably Have The Worst-Spoiled Little Kid Ever"

May 6, 2012 11:05 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z recently opened up on fatherhood and admitted despite his tough upbringing in Marcy Projects, daughter Blue Ivy Carter will likely end up being immensely spoiled.

Continue reading Jay-Z On Blue Ivy Carter: "I'll Probably Have The Worst-Spoiled Little Kid Ever".

Drake & Tyra Banks Romance Rumors Emerge, Disneyland Date Photos Surface

May 6, 2012 10:41 AM

Young Money star Drake seems to get attached to new dating gossip on nearly a weekly basis and now reports claim he is currently romancing former supermodel Tyra Banks.

Continue reading Drake & Tyra Banks Romance Rumors Emerge, Disneyland Date Photos Surface.

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Stays Perfect, Remains Undefeated After Cotto Fight

May 6, 2012 12:47 AM

Undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. defended his title Saturday (May 5) night by defeating Miguel Cotto in a close-knit fight which resulted in an unanimous decision.

Continue reading Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Stays Perfect, Remains Undefeated After Cotto Fight.

Photo of the Day: Wiz Khalifa Holds It Down At MTV's Hip Hop POV

May 6, 2012 12:00 AM

Prime Time: Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa takes in the spotlight at Hip Hop POV.

Jadakiss Ready To Watch Ma$e Murda Again, "If He Gon' Come Back, He's Got To Come All The Way"

May 5, 2012 9:48 PM

The LOX's Jadakiss recently shared his thoughts on former Bad Boy Records labelmate Ma$e once again making a hip-hop comeback and why it is vital "Murda" stays for the long haul this time.

Continue reading Jadakiss Ready To Watch Ma$e Murda Again, "If He Gon' Come Back, He's Got To Come All The Way".

Hot 97 Hits The Bank For Summer Jam 2012 Newest Addition, "That Sh*t Is So Honorary"

May 5, 2012 9:00 PM

New York radio station Hot 97's Summer Jam headline roster has added another talent with music newcomer Azealia Banks getting tagged for next month's annual concert.

Continue reading Hot 97 Hits The Bank For Summer Jam 2012 Newest Addition, "That Sh*t Is So Honorary".

Faith Evans Hit W/ B.I.G. Tax Lien, Notorious' Ex-Wife Owes $60,000

May 5, 2012 8:27 PM

R&B singer Faith Evans is making weekend headlines with reports claiming she owes just over $60,000 to the state of California for debts dating back four years ago.

Continue reading Faith Evans Hit W/ B.I.G. Tax Lien, Notorious' Ex-Wife Owes $60,000.

B.o.B. Unplugs From Azealia Banks/Iggy Azalea Feud, "I Really Don't Attract That Type Of Energy To Myself"

May 5, 2012 1:06 PM

Grand Hustle rapper B.o.B. recently shared his thoughts on the current war of words between labelmate Iggy Azalea and music newcomer Azealia Banks, admitting he is falling back from the feud for now.

Continue reading B.o.B. Unplugs From Azealia Banks/Iggy Azalea Feud, "I Really Don't Attract That Type Of Energy To Myself".

50 Cent Explains Interscope Dropping G-Unit, Addresses Game Reunion Talk [Audio]

May 5, 2012 12:44 PM

New York rapper 50 Cent recently opened up on G-Unit no longer being on Interscope Records and if there will ever be a time when he finally reunites with ex-group member Game.

Continue reading 50 Cent Explains Interscope Dropping G-Unit, Addresses Game Reunion Talk [Audio].

Eminem & Nas Pay Homage To Late Beastie Boys Member

May 5, 2012 12:22 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem and Nas showed how much of an impact yesterday's passing of Beastie Boys member Adam "MCA" Yauch had on them by speaking on the late music pioneer's legacy.

Continue reading Eminem & Nas Pay Homage To Late Beastie Boys Member.

B.o.B.'s "Strange Clouds" First-Week Sales Projections Decrease

May 5, 2012 8:18 AM

Grand Hustle rapper B.o.B.'s Strange Clouds album is still slated for a Top 10 debut next week, however, his first-week sales projections have slightly dropped.

Continue reading B.o.B.'s "Strange Clouds" First-Week Sales Projections Decrease.

Justin Bieber On Kanye West Snatching Up Kim Kardashian, "[Yeezy's] Taking My Women"

May 5, 2012 8:03 AM

Pop star Justin Bieber recently offered his take on Kanye West making headlines over the past few weeks for hooking up with his one-time celebrity crush, Kim Kardashian.

Continue reading Justin Bieber On Kanye West Snatching Up Kim Kardashian, "[Yeezy's] Taking My Women".

Photo of the Day: Waka Flocka Flame Hits Up MTV's POV

May 5, 2012 12:00 AM

It's A Party: Atlanta rap star Waka Flocka Flame only needs one mic.

Rick Ross Gives 'God Forgives' Dark Feel, Promises It's "My Best Project Yet"

May 4, 2012 5:25 PM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross has set the standard for his upcoming God Forgives, I Don't solo album, promising it will outshine all of his past gold and platinum-selling efforts.

Continue reading Rick Ross Gives 'God Forgives' Dark Feel, Promises It's "My Best Project Yet".

Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt Is A "Cute" & "Awesome Dude", Says Santigold

May 4, 2012 4:30 PM

Philadelphia singer Santigold recently provided fans dying to hear  an update on her and Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt's collaboration on a record, promising fans that plans are still in motion to release new music.

Continue reading Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt Is A "Cute" & "Awesome Dude", Says Santigold.

NY Post Under Fire Over Racially-Charged Jay-Z & Nets Remarks, Writer Speaks Out

May 4, 2012 4:14 PM

Renowned newspaper the New York Post is currently catching fire over a Friday (May 4) column which racially goes after rap mogul Jay-Z and his Brooklyn Nets.

Continue reading NY Post Under Fire Over Racially-Charged Jay-Z & Nets Remarks, Writer Speaks Out.

Prodigy Gets Royal Treatment From "King of the South", "I Wanted To Use People That Were Kinda Hard To Get"

May 4, 2012 4:00 PM

Mobb Deep's Prodigy is not scared to show off his regional collaboration interest by branching outside of the New York City area and calling up Atlanta's T.I. and Pittsburgh's Wiz Khalifa for the upcoming H.N.I.C. 3 solo album.

Continue reading Prodigy Gets Royal Treatment From "King of the South", "I Wanted To Use People That Were Kinda Hard To Get".

BREAKING: Beastie Boys' Group Member Dead At 47, Snoop Dogg, Big Daddy Kane & More React

May 4, 2012 3:45 PM

Iconic hip-hop crew The Beastie Boys lost a group member this week in Adam "MCA" Yauch, who passed away at the age of 47.

Continue reading BREAKING: Beastie Boys' Group Member Dead At 47, Snoop Dogg, Big Daddy Kane & More React.

T.I. Stays Schemin' On 'Billion Dollar' Hologram Plan, "There May Be A Market In The Future To Buy A Show In Your House"

May 4, 2012 3:00 PM

While the hype behind a much-publicized Tupac Shakur Coachella hologram has died down, Grammy-winning rapper T.I. recently took the idea a step further by offering up a possible billion dollar extension.

Continue reading T.I. Stays Schemin' On 'Billion Dollar' Hologram Plan, "There May Be A Market In The Future To Buy A Show In Your House".

"The 'Avengers' Is Missing One Thing & That's The S.U.P.E.R.T.H.U.G."

May 4, 2012 2:55 PM

In light of the long-awaited Avengers flick premiering in theaters today, New York rapper N.O.R.E. hit up SOHH and dished out his very own urban superheros collective.

Continue reading "The 'Avengers' Is Missing One Thing & That's The S.U.P.E.R.T.H.U.G.".

Nas Gives His Destiny Child The Spotlight In "Daughters" Music Video

May 4, 2012 1:45 PM

Despite a recent bashing by ex-girlfriend Carmen Bryan surrounding his portrayal of their child in the new "Daughters" record, rap veteran Nas recruited 17 year-old Destiny Jones to take part in the track's music video.

Continue reading Nas Gives His Destiny Child The Spotlight In "Daughters" Music Video.

"This Year I'm Definitely Going To Grace That [Forbes] List Of Top Moneymakers"

May 4, 2012 1:00 PM

With this week's big announcement of DJ Khaled protege Ace Hood joining forces with Birdman's Cash Money Records still seeping in, SOHH recently hit up the Florida native to talk about his bank account.

Continue reading "This Year I'm Definitely Going To Grace That [Forbes] List Of Top Moneymakers".

Rick Ross Outgrows Boss Status, Summer Jam 2012 Line-Up Fizzles, Birdman Flies High On Everybody

May 4, 2012 12:15 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we take a look at why Rick Ross should finally be given elite status, scratch our heads over Hot 97's Summer Jam 2012 line-up, applaud Birdman for staying high and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Rick Ross Outgrows Boss Status, Summer Jam 2012 Line-Up Fizzles, Birdman Flies High On Everybody.

"We Go Hard In The Paint, F*ck What The Naysayers Say. They Don't Determine The Outcome"

May 4, 2012 11:45 AM

Atlanta rapper B.o.B. recently discussed mentor T.I.'s upcoming Trouble Man solo album and why his Grand Hustle crew should be looked at as hip-hop's current dream team.

Continue reading "We Go Hard In The Paint, F*ck What The Naysayers Say. They Don't Determine The Outcome".

Diddy Reacts To G-Dep's Murder Conviction, Discusses Ma$e Reunion

May 4, 2012 11:00 AM

Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy offered his reaction to former protege G-Dep being found guilty of a 1993 murder this week and discusssed the publicized return of Ma$e.

Continue reading Diddy Reacts To G-Dep's Murder Conviction, Discusses Ma$e Reunion.

"[The Avengers] Lives Up To Every Promise Marvel Studios Has Made"

May 4, 2012 10:15 AM

Comic book fans: Superhero season has returned. Several of Marvel's mightiest heroes have finally joined forces on the big screen as The Avengers tears its way into theaters today.

Continue reading "[The Avengers] Lives Up To Every Promise Marvel Studios Has Made".

Birdman Fighting To Sign Rap's Newest Sensation?!

May 4, 2012 8:53 AM

Looks like Baby is yet again looking to expand the YMCMB roster. After adding Mystikal, Limp Bizkit and a few other heads to his already huge rap fam, the hype surrounding 16-year-old spitter Cheif Keef has the Birdman rubbing his hands at the possibility of the Chicago native joining the squad.

Continue reading Birdman Fighting To Sign Rap's Newest Sensation?!.

Strange Clouds: "The Album Title Is Strange Clouds. It Doesn't Get Much Cooler Than That."

May 4, 2012 12:05 AM

[With Strange Clouds soaring to store shelves this week, Grand Hustle's B.o.B gives you five reasons why you should cop his sophomore album.]

Continue reading Strange Clouds: "The Album Title Is Strange Clouds. It Doesn't Get Much Cooler Than That.".

"He's So Cool & All Of His Music Is Like Party, Feel Good"

May 4, 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 Toya Carter unleashed her picks earlier this week, late author Iceberg Slim's daughter Misty Beck dishes out her fave five.]

Continue reading "He's So Cool & All Of His Music Is Like Party, Feel Good".

Photo of the Day: New Avengers Flick In Theaters

May 4, 2012 12:00 AM

Ready to check out The Avengers? First peep what movie critics rated the blockbuster flick in SOHH's The Score!

Prodigy Buries Break-Up Rumors Six Feet Deep, "The Mobb Is Good, We're Working On The Next..." [Video]

May 3, 2012 11:53 PM

Mobb Deep's Prodigy is looking way past recent break-up rumors involving longtime friend/group member Havoc, announcing plans to put out a new joint LP in the near future.

Continue reading Prodigy Buries Break-Up Rumors Six Feet Deep, "The Mobb Is Good, We're Working On The Next..." [Video].

Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj, J. Cole & More Unite, Summer Jam 2012 Line-Up Announced [Video]

May 3, 2012 5:19 PM

Maybach Music Group's Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj, J. Cole and more will make their way to the annual New York radio station Hot 97's Summer Jam stage set to take place next month as the show's main headliners.

Continue reading Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj, J. Cole & More Unite, Summer Jam 2012 Line-Up Announced [Video].

Diddy Reacts To Crushing Jay-Z & 50 Cent On Forbes List, "I'm Usually Number One"

May 3, 2012 5:00 PM

Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy finally addressed topping the hip-hop Forbes list this year, edging out stiff competition in the form of Jay-Z and 50 Cent with around $550 million in the bank.

Continue reading Diddy Reacts To Crushing Jay-Z & 50 Cent On Forbes List, "I'm Usually Number One".

Kim Kardashian Pulls Up Kanye West's Pants, Explains Exposed Wardrobe Malfunction

May 3, 2012 4:44 PM

Reality star Kim Kardashian has stepped up to clear the air on speculated boyfriend Kanye West getting exposed with a wardrobe malfunction by paparazzi on a recent outing.

Continue reading Kim Kardashian Pulls Up Kanye West's Pants, Explains Exposed Wardrobe Malfunction.

Joe Budden Hopes Slaughterhouse's Shady Debut Gets Pushed Back [Video]

May 3, 2012 3:00 PM

Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden recently discussed his crew's upcoming Welcome To: Our House Shady Records debut and said he hopes the project suffers a slight pushback.

Continue reading Joe Budden Hopes Slaughterhouse's Shady Debut Gets Pushed Back [Video].

B.o.B.'s "Strange Clouds" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed

May 3, 2012 1:00 PM

Grand Hustle rapper B.o.B.'s new Strange Clouds album will easily become a Top 10 debut with first-week sales projections up to 80,000 sold copies.

Continue reading B.o.B.'s "Strange Clouds" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed.

Ex-LAPD Detective Reveals Notorious B.I.G. Murder Confession On VH1's "Behind The Music" [Video]

May 3, 2012 12:35 PM

Former Los Angeles Police Department detective Greg Kading continued to stir up hype and speculation after appearing on last night's VH1 "Behind the Music" episode claiming he has a confession for the murder of Notorious B.I.G.

Continue reading Ex-LAPD Detective Reveals Notorious B.I.G. Murder Confession On VH1's "Behind The Music" [Video].

More Fugees Reunion Talk?!

May 3, 2012 11:19 AM

The Score is regarded as one of the greatest rap album's of the 90s, possibly of all time, and while there are still legions of people that'd love to see Clef, Pras and L-Boogie reconnect to drop another LP, most fans have accepted the fact that it will likely never happen.

Continue reading More Fugees Reunion Talk?!.

Rick Ross Says Hip-Hop Back, "This Was A New Energy That The Game Needed"

May 3, 2012 10:17 AM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross shed light on the aftermath of Wednesday's publicized New York City press conference and talked about what such a powerful gathering of hip-hop moguls means for hip-hop.

Continue reading Rick Ross Says Hip-Hop Back, "This Was A New Energy That The Game Needed".

Roc Nation Princess Relishes Jay-Z's Rihanna Comparison

May 3, 2012 10:01 AM

Roc Nation protege Rita Ora recently expanded on rap mogul Jay-Z's comparison of her to Grammy-winning star Rihanna, saying she takes the comment as nothing less than flattering.

Continue reading Roc Nation Princess Relishes Jay-Z's Rihanna Comparison.

Kanye West Beats Down Domestic Abuse Rumors, "I Never Hit A Woman, Never In My Life"

May 3, 2012 9:45 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has taken to music to unleash his personal thoughts, specifically, denying recent reports claiming he physically abused ex-lovers.

Continue reading Kanye West Beats Down Domestic Abuse Rumors, "I Never Hit A Woman, Never In My Life".

Omarion Still Speechless Over MMG Signing, "Maybach O. That's The New Movement"

May 3, 2012 9:34 AM

Less than 24 hours after publicly announcing his partnership with rap star Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group label, R&B singer Omarion has come forward to discuss the power move.

Continue reading Omarion Still Speechless Over MMG Signing, "Maybach O. That's The New Movement".

Wiz Khalifa Blows Smoke At Marijuana Bust, "It Happens"

May 3, 2012 9:12 AM

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa is showing making headlines for another marijuana bust is nothing spectacular by briefly addressing the matter on his Twitter page this week.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Blows Smoke At Marijuana Bust, "It Happens".

Audio Stepchild: "We Even Had Krayzie Bone In The Studio!"

May 3, 2012 12:05 AM

[Homegrown, Kentucky-born hip-hop group, Audio Stepchild is gearing up for the release of their latest album, Every Coincidence Is Significant. Slated to his stores May 22, and currently available for pre-order, this eclectic group of musicians are here to tell you five reasons you need to cop this asap!]

Continue reading Audio Stepchild: "We Even Had Krayzie Bone In The Studio!".

"He's Such A Wordsmith & He Comes Up W/ Clever Lines Nobody Really Knows Or Understands"

May 3, 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 Precious Paris gave MC Lyte the title earlier this week, producer J. Rawls crowns Wordsworth SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He's Such A Wordsmith & He Comes Up W/ Clever Lines Nobody Really Knows Or Understands".

Photo of the Day: SOHH's Avengers Pictorial

May 3, 2012 12:00 AM

Going to see The Avengers? First peep SOHH's pre-Avengers pictorial to find out how these superheroes came together! Click here!

Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt Goes Dolo, "If I Don't Take This Risk, I'll Never Get This Day Back Again"

May 2, 2012 10:53 PM

Months after the publicized return of Earl Sweatshirt, the Odd Future group member has now announced plans to launch his own record label and put out his own solo projects.

Continue reading Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt Goes Dolo, "If I Don't Take This Risk, I'll Never Get This Day Back Again".

Diddy, Lyor Cohen & Swizz Beatz Salute The Bawse, "He Will Go Down In History As One Of The Greatest Record Men"

May 2, 2012 5:31 PM

Music executives Diddy, Lyor Cohen, Swizz Beatz and more all came through to show their support for rap star Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group press conference today (May 2) and SOHH was on hand to capture the memorable occassion.

Continue reading Diddy, Lyor Cohen & Swizz Beatz Salute The Bawse, "He Will Go Down In History As One Of The Greatest Record Men".

"You Might Get The Biggest Check Ever But It Might Set You Back On A Respect Level" [Video]

May 2, 2012 5:20 PM

Ruff Ryders producer Swizz Beatz talked about the power of the dollar this week and why he is not willing to make certain commitments over a signed paycheck.

Continue reading "You Might Get The Biggest Check Ever But It Might Set You Back On A Respect Level" [Video].

Omarion Officially Signs W/ Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group

May 2, 2012 4:41 PM

After weeks of speculation and inside sources, SOHH has learned R&B singer Omarion is now an official member of Rick Ross' growing Maybach Music Group empire.

Continue reading Omarion Officially Signs W/ Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group.

"No One Should Be Seeing Money Off Of A T.I. Record If We're Not Seeing Money Off Of That"

May 2, 2012 4:15 PM

Grand Hustle CEO Jason Geter has stepped forward to reveal a current industry battle his crew is experiencing against digital retailers, such as Amazon, off mixtape profits.

Continue reading "No One Should Be Seeing Money Off Of A T.I. Record If We're Not Seeing Money Off Of That".

Baby On Lil Wayne's Cash Money Contract, "It's Probably The Biggest Deal Ever In Urban Music"

May 2, 2012 3:45 PM

Cash Money Records co-owner Birdman discussed his business relationship with rap star Lil Wayne this week and revealed his contract could possibly shatter records as the biggest ever in hip-hop.

Continue reading Baby On Lil Wayne's Cash Money Contract, "It's Probably The Biggest Deal Ever In Urban Music".

Swizz Beatz Addresses 360 Deals, MegaUpload Scandal, NY Rap Music & More W/ "The Breakfast Club" [Video]

May 2, 2012 3:00 PM

Today, Grammy-winning producer Swizz Beatz let loose on "The Breakfast Club" by tackling on topics ranging from Rick Ross' Reebok deal, the music industry's 360 deals and more.

Continue reading Swizz Beatz Addresses 360 Deals, MegaUpload Scandal, NY Rap Music & More W/ "The Breakfast Club" [Video].

Roc Nation Protege On Getting Schooled By Jay-Z, "He Taught Me About Patience"

May 2, 2012 2:15 PM

Roc Nation protege Rita Ora recently spoke on her bond with music mogul Jay-Z and why Young Hov is anything but your average boss.

Continue reading Roc Nation Protege On Getting Schooled By Jay-Z, "He Taught Me About Patience".

Nas Says Nicki Minaj Is Leading The Lady Rap Game, "We Don't Hear Much From Eve, Kim & Foxy These Days"

May 2, 2012 1:30 PM

New York rap veteran Nas recently spoke on Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj's current star power and despite past female emcees, why the self-proclaimed Barbie is running the lady hip-hop game right now.

Continue reading Nas Says Nicki Minaj Is Leading The Lady Rap Game, "We Don't Hear Much From Eve, Kim & Foxy These Days".

Ace Hood Officially Joins Cash Money/Young Money, "He's Gonna Be A Big Superstar In This Business"

May 2, 2012 12:45 PM

The Cash Money/Young Money music empire continues to grow with the latest signing of DJ Khaled protege and Florida native Ace Hood.

Continue reading Ace Hood Officially Joins Cash Money/Young Money, "He's Gonna Be A Big Superstar In This Business".

Nicki Minaj Reloads Atop The Pack, Future Soars Outside Top 10, Prozak & Mickey Avalon Invade The Chart

May 2, 2012 12:00 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Nicki Minaj leads at the pack at No. 8, Future leaves Top 10 status plus Prozak and Mickey Avalon make their debut on the chart.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Reloads Atop The Pack, Future Soars Outside Top 10, Prozak & Mickey Avalon Invade The Chart.

Jury Selected In Boosie Trial + Wiz Busted For Weed Again?!

May 2, 2012 11:11 AM

Incarcerated rapper Lil Boosie is back in the news as the jury for his upcoming murder trial has been selected.

Continue reading Jury Selected In Boosie Trial + Wiz Busted For Weed Again?!.

Wiz Khalifa Keeps Rolling Up, Busted On Marijuana Possession Again

May 2, 2012 10:55 AM

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa proved he really does love to "Roll Up" on a regular basis by getting busted by North Carolina police last night (May 1) on a marijuana possession citation.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Keeps Rolling Up, Busted On Marijuana Possession Again.

Beyonce Confronts Fake Baby Bump & Pregnancy Rumors, "It Wasn't Hurtful, It Was Just Crazy"

May 2, 2012 10:15 AM

Grammy-winning singer Beyonce Knowles-Carter recently stepped forward to speak on battling fake pregnancy rumors that stemmed from a peculiar baby bump incident last year, and discusses why the surrogate hype never fazed her.

Continue reading Beyonce Confronts Fake Baby Bump & Pregnancy Rumors, "It Wasn't Hurtful, It Was Just Crazy".

Birdman Flies High W/ Lil Wayne & Young Money Movie Talk, Announces YMCMB Flick

May 2, 2012 9:02 AM

Cash Money Records co-owner Birdman sees much more than just platinum-selling albums from his artists, recently announcing plans to shoot an upcoming film called Rich Gang starring Lil Wayne.

Continue reading Birdman Flies High W/ Lil Wayne & Young Money Movie Talk, Announces YMCMB Flick.

50 Cent Turns On Famous Hollywood Star In Latest Street King Ad, "I've Got The Energy For You, 5-0" [Video]

May 2, 2012 8:40 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent is proving his Street King energy shot is not just a movement but a lifestyle by releasing a new commercial featuring renowned Hollywood veteran Joan Rivers.

Continue reading 50 Cent Turns On Famous Hollywood Star In Latest Street King Ad, "I've Got The Energy For You, 5-0" [Video].

"America's Been Giving Him The 'Best Rapper' Title Before He Even Started Busting A** On The Mic"

May 2, 2012 12:15 AM

[With the highly-anticipated Avengers blockbuster set to hit theaters this Friday, SOHH's buying into the hype by having your favorite entertainment personalities take on the superhero topic. Today, Trip Lee, Cormega, Camilla Poindexter and more create their own Rap Avengers.]

Continue reading "America's Been Giving Him The 'Best Rapper' Title Before He Even Started Busting A** On The Mic".

"He's Always Switching Up His Styles & Coming Through W/ Something New"

May 2, 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 Jo Koy let out his fave five last week, reality star Toya Carter names her top picks.]

Continue reading "He's Always Switching Up His Styles & Coming Through W/ Something New".

Trip Lee, Cormega, Camilla Poindexter & Warren G's Avengers Rap Crews

May 2, 2012 12:00 AM

SOHH-perheros: Check out your favorite entertainment stars naming their own Hip-Hop Avengers today!

Curren$y Finally Addresses Dame Dash, Publicized $1.5 Mil Lawsuit

May 1, 2012 6:30 PM

New Orleans rapper Curren$y has finally spoken out on recent reports claiming he is seeking $1.5 million from ex-business associate Damon "Dame" Dash, confirming the legal case is in motion.

Continue reading Curren$y Finally Addresses Dame Dash, Publicized $1.5 Mil Lawsuit.

"I Realize that [He] Picks The Beats That I Don't Necessarily Expect Him To Pick..."

May 1, 2012 5:00 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each week and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Mystikal explained the familiar feeling he got while creating "Original," Producer Cy Fyre chops it up before the video release of the Trae the Truth song "I'm On 2.0"]

Continue reading "I Realize that [He] Picks The Beats That I Don't Necessarily Expect Him To Pick...".

Bow Wow Tells Uncle Sam Cha-Ching Over Tax Woes, "If I Wasn't Good, Then My Black A** Would've Been In Jail"

May 1, 2012 4:15 PM

Cash Money Records' Bow Wow has stepped up to address recent publicized tax woes reports and promised he is back on good terms with Uncle Sam.

Continue reading Bow Wow Tells Uncle Sam Cha-Ching Over Tax Woes, "If I Wasn't Good, Then My Black A** Would've Been In Jail".

Nas Finds His Way To Destiny, Baby Mother Backs Off Tweet Disses

May 1, 2012 3:15 PM

New York rap veteran Nas looked past criticism from his ex-girlfriend and baby mother, Carmen Bryan, over his "Daughters" record and spent time with his 17 year-old Destiny over the weekend.

Continue reading Nas Finds His Way To Destiny, Baby Mother Backs Off Tweet Disses.

Waka Flocka Flame Can't Handle The Truth, "My Dog Ain't Pass, I Ain't Accepting That"

May 1, 2012 2:30 PM

Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame has continued to speak on the tragic death of close friend Slim Dunkin and why despite known facts, he is unwilling to accept his passing.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame Can't Handle The Truth, "My Dog Ain't Pass, I Ain't Accepting That".

Chris Brown Catches Heat Over Pitbulls, "This Is A Moneymaking Scheme"

May 1, 2012 1:30 PM

R&B star Chris Brown is reportedly under fire by animal rights organizations upset with him for breeding pitbulls as his latest business venture.

Continue reading Chris Brown Catches Heat Over Pitbulls, "This Is A Moneymaking Scheme".

"I Remember When Baby Told Me What The Title Was ..."

May 1, 2012 12:15 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each week and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Big KRIT sat in during a Def Jam conference to discuss his debut album and his special collaboration with B.B. King, Mystikal explains the familiar feeling he got while creating "Original."]

Continue reading "I Remember When Baby Told Me What The Title Was ...".

Tyga Gets Clawed Over Trayvon Martin Punchline, "Killin' N*ggas For No Reason - Trayvon" [Video]

May 1, 2012 11:35 AM

Young Money rapper Tyga is currently catching ample heat after using slain 17 year-old Trayvon Martin as a punchline in his new "Designer" record.

Continue reading Tyga Gets Clawed Over Trayvon Martin Punchline, "Killin' N*ggas For No Reason - Trayvon" [Video].

"People Thought I Was Really Depressed, Like I Was Gon' Kill Myself"

May 1, 2012 10:45 AM

Cash Money Records' Bow Wow recently came forward to address posting speculated suicide-related tweets two years ago and why fans are too overly concerned about what he says.

Continue reading "People Thought I Was Really Depressed, Like I Was Gon' Kill Myself".

Lil Wayne's Baby Mama Addresses Pregnancy Rumor

May 1, 2012 10:00 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's ex-wife, Toya Carter-Wright, has stepped forward to set the record straight in light of pregnancy gossip currently surrounding her.

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

Rapper Calls Kim K. "Worn Out" + 50 Cent To Try Professional Boxing?!

May 1, 2012 8:54 AM

Crazy how non-artists have worked their way into pop culture. Kim Kardashian seems to be rolling pretty tough with Kanye lately, which makes for an entertaining discussion among many of today's popular acts.

Continue reading Rapper Calls Kim K. "Worn Out" + 50 Cent To Try Professional Boxing?!.

Joy Li: "You're Not Wearing Juicy On The Booty. You Look Good, You Feel Good, You Are Good. You're Just D*mn Good"

May 1, 2012 12:56 AM

[Sexy and sophisticated, now that's something you don't get everyday. Joy Li, owner and designer of Joy Li--a chic and edgy fashion collection--gives women five reasons to flock to her boutique and online store. "You're just damn good!"]

Continue reading Joy Li: "You're Not Wearing Juicy On The Booty. You Look Good, You Feel Good, You Are Good. You're Just D*mn Good".

"He Lived In Queens & Was One Of The Most Racist White Men In The World"

May 1, 2012 12:26 AM

[With the highly-anticipated Avengers blockbuster set to hit theaters this Friday, SOHH's buying into the hype by having your favorite entertainment personalities take on the superhero topic. Today, N.O.R.E., Cormega, Warren G, Bad Girls Club's Camilla Poindexter and more name the one person they would avenge.]

Continue reading "He Lived In Queens & Was One Of The Most Racist White Men In The World".

Ma$e Is All About The Benjamins Or The Man Upstairs?

May 1, 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?

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"B.B. King Is Featured On My Album"

May 1, 2012 12:05 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each week and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Roscoe Dash chops it up about his latest track with Def Jam rapper 2 Chainz, Big KRIT sat in during a Def Jam conference to discuss his debut album and his special collaboration with B.B. King]

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"She Is The Reason Why I'm Even Rapping..."

May 1, 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 Cali Swag District's C-Smoove gave his own team the title, G-Unit 'femcee' Precious Paris crowns MC Lyte SOHH Underrated.]

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Photo of the Day: Who Would You Avenge?

May 1, 2012 12:00 AM

SOHH-perheros: Check out your favorite entertainment stars naming the one person they would avenge today!

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