June 2012 Archives

It's Murrrrrrrder Again? Ashanti Hooks Back Up W/ Irv Gotti [Audio]

June 30, 2012 10:54 PM

Former Murder Inc. singer Ashanti has finally reunited with her ex-label's founder Irv Gotti for a new record called "No One Greater."

Continue reading It's Murrrrrrrder Again? Ashanti Hooks Back Up W/ Irv Gotti [Audio].

50 Cent Finally Breaks Silence On Near-Death Crash, "We Would've Filpped If It Was A Regular Truck"

June 30, 2012 10:25 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has finally come forward to speak on dodging death a few days ago after suffering a near-fatal car crash in New York City.

Continue reading 50 Cent Finally Breaks Silence On Near-Death Crash, "We Would've Filpped If It Was A Regular Truck".

Chris Brown Puts Drake On Blast, "Take Care Bruh, You A P*ssy N*gga" [Audio]

June 30, 2012 10:04 PM

R&B singer Chris Brown has officially shown there may be no signs of reconciling with speculated music rival Drake, weeks after their publicized New York City brawl, by going at him on a new diss record.

Continue reading Chris Brown Puts Drake On Blast, "Take Care Bruh, You A P*ssy N*gga" [Audio].

NYC Club Preps To Reopen After Drake/Chris Brown Fight, Projected Date Revealed

June 30, 2012 2:20 PM

New York City nightclub W.i.P. is looking to reopen weeks after the publicized Drake/Chris Brown brawl and having its liquor license suspended.

Continue reading NYC Club Preps To Reopen After Drake/Chris Brown Fight, Projected Date Revealed.

Ex-Fugees Member Speechless Over Lauryn Hill's Tax Evasion Case, "I'm Bugging! I Can't Believe It!"

June 30, 2012 2:00 PM

Former Fugees member Pras has stepped forward to offer his take on Lauryn Hill's publicized tax evasion woes and the likelihood she is headed to the slammer for a three year jail sentence.

Continue reading Ex-Fugees Member Speechless Over Lauryn Hill's Tax Evasion Case, "I'm Bugging! I Can't Believe It!".

50 Cent Spotted At Go-Kart Raceway After Serious Car Wreck

June 30, 2012 12:35 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent is reportedly back on his feet after being hospitalized earlier in the week following a publicized New York City car wreck.

Continue reading 50 Cent Spotted At Go-Kart Raceway After Serious Car Wreck.

Lil Scrappy Laughs Off Chris Brown/Drake Brawl, "Let The B*tches Do What They Do"

June 30, 2012 12:30 PM

Atlanta rapper Lil Scrappy recently weighed in on the headline-generating Chris Brown/Drake brawl from earlier this month and questioned how grown men could resort to such a small melee.

Continue reading Lil Scrappy Laughs Off Chris Brown/Drake Brawl, "Let The B*tches Do What They Do".

Prodigy Reveals His Prison Bond W/ T.I., "When We Were Locked Up, We Were In Contact W/ Each Other"

June 30, 2012 10:55 AM

Mobb Deep's Prodigy recently discussed his relationship with the self-proclaimed "King of the South" T.I. and how they managed to build a connection despite simultaneously being behind bars.

Continue reading Prodigy Reveals His Prison Bond W/ T.I., "When We Were Locked Up, We Were In Contact W/ Each Other".

"Love & Hip Hop ATL" Star Regrets Leaking Nude Photo, "I Was Wrong"

June 30, 2012 10:00 AM

"Love & Hip Hop Atlanta" star Joseline Hernandez has cleared the air on releasing a nude, full frontal photo of herself last week and lashed back at critics who called her a man.

Continue reading "Love & Hip Hop ATL" Star Regrets Leaking Nude Photo, "I Was Wrong".

Lauryn Hill Just Lost One? Pleads Guilty In $2 Million Tax Evasion Case

June 30, 2012 8:00 AM

Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill is reportedly facing up to three years behind bars after pleading guilty in a nearly $2 million tax evasion case Friday (June 29) in New Jersey.

Continue reading Lauryn Hill Just Lost One? Pleads Guilty In $2 Million Tax Evasion Case.

Photo of the Day: Ladies Love Cool Sean

June 30, 2012 12:00 AM

Ladies Love Cool Sean: G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean shows off some fan love.

Photo taken from Big Sean's Twitter

Smith & Brandon: "You Don't See Too Many Brands Doing What Smith & Brandon Is Doing... We're Just Trying To Clean Up The Streets."

June 29, 2012 3:00 PM

[Using the motto, "Where the flyer class meets," Smith & Brandon's Summer 2012 collection brings luxury to the streets--but it's not intended for everybody. Focused on quality, not quantity, the street-luxury lifestyle brand is ready to take true fashion back the streets. If you're still looking for that summer wardrobe, S&B is probably right up your alley. Check out CEO, Drake Smith's top five reasons to buy Smith & Brandon.]

Continue reading Smith & Brandon: "You Don't See Too Many Brands Doing What Smith & Brandon Is Doing... We're Just Trying To Clean Up The Streets.".

"If I Do Magazines Next Year, I'm Probably Not Going To Be Filmed Naked" [Audio]

June 29, 2012 2:15 PM

[After recently crushing the hearts of most video vixen lovers by announcing plans to stop doing men's magazine spreads after 2012, eye-catching model Rosa Acosta gives SOHH readers the inside scoop on her decision.]

Continue reading "If I Do Magazines Next Year, I'm Probably Not Going To Be Filmed Naked" [Audio].

Ice-T Unfreezes 'Art of Rap' Test Of Time Debate, "I Think Somebody Can Write The Next [One]'"

June 29, 2012 1:30 PM

With rapper-turned-director Ice-T's new The Art of Rap currently in theaters nationwide, SOHH recently chopped it up with the hip-hop veteran to see if his new documentary will stand the test of time.

Continue reading Ice-T Unfreezes 'Art of Rap' Test Of Time Debate, "I Think Somebody Can Write The Next [One]'".

Lil Scrappy Explains 50 Cent's Young Buck Reunion Issue, "[50] Was Kind Of Tainted By The Game Situation"

June 29, 2012 1:20 PM

Atlanta rapper Lil Scrappy recently updated fans on his status alongside 50 Cent and "Money in the Bank" collaborator Young Buck and offered his take on why they have yet to reunite.

Continue reading Lil Scrappy Explains 50 Cent's Young Buck Reunion Issue, "[50] Was Kind Of Tainted By The Game Situation".

Rihanna's Leaked Bloody Post-Chris Brown Assault Photo Case Dismissed

June 29, 2012 12:50 PM

A couple of Los Angeles police officers have avoided criminal charges in relation to the unauthorized leak of Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's 2009 post-Chris Brown assault photo due to a lack of evidence.

Continue reading Rihanna's Leaked Bloody Post-Chris Brown Assault Photo Case Dismissed.

Nicki Minaj Stands Behind Drake In NYC Fight Hype, "Young Money 'Til The Death Of Me" [Video]

June 29, 2012 12:30 PM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj recently gave her take on the headline-generating brawl between Drake and Chris Brown's entourages and what advice she gave her fellow YMCMB labelmate.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Stands Behind Drake In NYC Fight Hype, "Young Money 'Til The Death Of Me" [Video].

Rhymefest Pulls An Ice-T On Chief Keef, Game's Biggest Female Disses, King James Brings The Heat

June 29, 2012 12:15 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we examine how Rhymefest pulled an O.G. move on Chief Keef to expose a bigger music industry problem, look at Game's best female disses, applaud LeBron James for holding our attention for the past seven days and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Rhymefest Pulls An Ice-T On Chief Keef, Game's Biggest Female Disses, King James Brings The Heat.

Flaming Lips Head On Erykah Badu Exploding Over Graphic Nude Clip, "[She] Does Crazy Videos All The Time"

June 29, 2012 10:40 AM

The Flaming Lips lead singer Wayne Coyne recently came forward to address disses fired his way from soulful performer Erykah Badu over the controversial nudity-based "First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" music video.

Continue reading Flaming Lips Head On Erykah Badu Exploding Over Graphic Nude Clip, "[She] Does Crazy Videos All The Time".

Rick Ross Weighs In On Meek's Involvement During Chris Brown/Drake Brawl, "I Know The Homey"

June 29, 2012 10:07 AM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross has offered his take on protégé Meek Mill getting tagged to the recent Drake/Chris Brown New York City nightclub brawl and said the Philadelphia rapper is in the clear.

Continue reading Rick Ross Weighs In On Meek's Involvement During Chris Brown/Drake Brawl, "I Know The Homey".

Lawyer Blasts Prosecutors Over 2Pac Shooting Confession + Meek Gets No Club Love

June 29, 2012 10:04 AM

The 1994 shooting of Tupac Shakur as officially become rap's Neverending Story. For years, the mystery surrounding who set the iconic rapper up on that fateful night NYC remained dormant, but it recently found its second wind thanks to a confession by rap figure Jimmy "Henchman" Rosemond. A confession, his people are now saying that never actually took place.

Continue reading Lawyer Blasts Prosecutors Over 2Pac Shooting Confession + Meek Gets No Club Love.

Machine Gun Kelly Reveals Nearly Losing His Career, "I Basically Middle Fingered Them, The Label & My Management"

June 29, 2012 9:25 AM

Bad Boy Records rapper Machine Gun Kelly recently talked about his reluctance to record "Invincible" and how he nearly lost his career by giving Interscope Records head Jimmy Iovine the cold shoulder.

Continue reading Machine Gun Kelly Reveals Nearly Losing His Career, "I Basically Middle Fingered Them, The Label & My Management".

Jay-Z Loses Guinness World Record In Less Than 24 Hours [Video]

June 29, 2012 8:51 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z has lost his spot in the Guinnness World Record after rockers The Flaming Lips performed in more cities within a 24-hour time span than the great Young Hov.

Continue reading Jay-Z Loses Guinness World Record In Less Than 24 Hours [Video].

Photo of the Day: Meek Mill & Allen Iverson Link Up In Philadelphia

June 29, 2012 12:00 AM

Philly's Most Wanted: Maybach Music Group's Meek Mill rubs elbows with retired Philadelphia 76er Allen Iverson.

Photo taken from Meek Mill's Twitter

Rick Ross Stills Wants To Take Care Of Drake, "Me & The Homey Stay In Contact All The Time"

June 28, 2012 7:55 PM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross recently talked about wanting to re-ignite plans to hook up with Young Money's Drake for the delayed Y.O.L.O. (You Only Live Once) joint project and said there is still a chance the mixtape could come into fruition.

Continue reading Rick Ross Stills Wants To Take Care Of Drake, "Me & The Homey Stay In Contact All The Time".

Jimmy Henchman's Lawyer Addresses 2Pac Shooting Confession Accusations

June 28, 2012 5:17 PM

Incarcerated music mogul James "Jimmy Henchman" Rosemond's lawyer has now stepped up to silence allegations claiming his client confessed to the 1994 shooting of late rapper Tupac Shakur.

Continue reading Jimmy Henchman's Lawyer Addresses 2Pac Shooting Confession Accusations.

Nicki Minaj On Locking Lips W/ Nasty Nas, "Outside Of The Kiss, It Just Had So Much..." [Video]

June 28, 2012 4:30 PM

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj recently discussed locking lips with fellow Queens, New York emcee Nas for her "Right By My Side" and why the on-screen moment is bigger than just a kiss.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj On Locking Lips W/ Nasty Nas, "Outside Of The Kiss, It Just Had So Much..." [Video].

G.O.O.D. Music Fridays Coming Back? "The Song May Mark The Return Of Kanye's Much-Loved Marketing Strategy"

June 28, 2012 2:20 PM

G.O.O.D. Music Fridays could be on the brink of returning once again after Kanye West stormed the viral world two years ago by releasing new records on a weekly basis.

Continue reading G.O.O.D. Music Fridays Coming Back? "The Song May Mark The Return Of Kanye's Much-Loved Marketing Strategy".

Game Lets Loose On Kim Kardashian & Amber Rose, "[Kanye West] F*ckin' Kim K, N*gga Share That H*e" [Audio]

June 28, 2012 1:00 PM

West Coast rapper Game has taken a few shots toward rap star Kanye West and a couple of his renowned love interests including current girlfriend Kim Kardashian and ex-wifey Amber Rose.

Continue reading Game Lets Loose On Kim Kardashian & Amber Rose, "[Kanye West] F*ckin' Kim K, N*gga Share That H*e" [Audio].

Snoop Gets Sniffed Out By Drug-Searching Dog, Detained In Norway

June 28, 2012 12:56 PM

West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg reportedly got busted at a Norway airport Thursday (June 28) morning after a drug-sniffing dog detected he had marijuana on him.

Continue reading Snoop Gets Sniffed Out By Drug-Searching Dog, Detained In Norway.

Chris Brown Camp Denies $1 Mil Drake Boxing Challenge, "We've Never Heard Of Any Offer"

June 28, 2012 12:40 PM

R&B singer Chris Brown's camp has reportedly denied ever catching wind of any million dollar offer to knuckle up and face-off against alleged music rival Drake in a boxing ring.

Continue reading Chris Brown Camp Denies $1 Mil Drake Boxing Challenge, "We've Never Heard Of Any Offer".

Rihanna Roams The Streets Following Hotel Fire

June 28, 2012 11:03 AM

Rihanna's back in the news. Nah, no new boyfriend or anything, just a little romp in a hotel overseas.

Continue reading Rihanna Roams The Streets Following Hotel Fire.

Meek Mill Gets Played In NYC, "I Don't Got No Love For These Clubs That Discriminate Against A Certain Race! F*ck You"

June 28, 2012 10:30 AM

Maybach Music Group rapper Meek Mill is pointing the finger toward a few New York City nightclubs after reportedly getting banned from select Manhattan night spots this week.

Continue reading Meek Mill Gets Played In NYC, "I Don't Got No Love For These Clubs That Discriminate Against A Certain Race! F*ck You".

Saigon Stands Behind Rhymefest's Anti-Interscope Remarks, "He Wasn't Dissing Chief Keef Or Whatever His Name Is"

June 28, 2012 10:09 AM

New York rapper Saigon has vouched for Rhymefest in light of a new blog post publicly going at Interscope Records and other major labels for targeting artists like Chief Keef to make big bucks from.

Continue reading Saigon Stands Behind Rhymefest's Anti-Interscope Remarks, "He Wasn't Dissing Chief Keef Or Whatever His Name Is".

Mary J. Blige Admits Breaking Down After Burger King Ad, "I Wanted To Crawl Under The Bed"

June 28, 2012 9:48 AM

Grammy-winning singer Mary J. Blige has finally discussed catching heat earlier this year for taking part in a controversial Burger King campaign and why she took so long in fully addressing the hype.

Continue reading Mary J. Blige Admits Breaking Down After Burger King Ad, "I Wanted To Crawl Under The Bed".

Slaughterhouse Finally Unveil Shady Records Debut's Eerie Cover, Release Date

June 28, 2012 9:30 AM

Rap group Slaughterhouse have finally unveiled the cover art to their upcoming welcome to: Our House and announced the release date for the delayed Shady Records debut.

Continue reading Slaughterhouse Finally Unveil Shady Records Debut's Eerie Cover, Release Date.

Rick Ross Maps Out Why "Self Made Vol. 2" Is Better Than The First

June 28, 2012 9:10 AM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross recently discussed the differences between his new Self Made Vol. 2 compilation album and last year's debut and said time was on their side this go around.

Continue reading Rick Ross Maps Out Why "Self Made Vol. 2" Is Better Than The First.

Popular Demand: "We Work W/ So Many Different Artists That Come Through Here - It's Really About Being Inclusive Instead Of Being Exclusive."

June 28, 2012 2:30 AM

[With just six months in the game, Popular Demand already has hip-hop fashion on lock, with artists such as Tyga, Sean Kingston and Justin Bieber rocking their line. The Wire's Tristan Wilds has even been caught on camera with the L.A.-based apparel's threads. From Hollywood to The Valley, Los Angeles is going crazy for the latest West Coast designer. Want to lose your mind too? Check out owner, Blake Ricciardi's 5 Reasons to cop Popular Demand.]

Continue reading Popular Demand: "We Work W/ So Many Different Artists That Come Through Here - It's Really About Being Inclusive Instead Of Being Exclusive.".

"He's Phenomenal, A Genius & It's Because Of His Wordplay"

June 28, 2012 12:15 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After rapper Reek Da Villian named Smooth B. earlier this week, rap veteran Kenny Kingpin crowns Pusha T SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He's Phenomenal, A Genius & It's Because Of His Wordplay".

Photo of the Day: Diddy & Rick Ross Enjoy Some Lights, Camera & Action

June 28, 2012 12:00 AM

Lights, Camera, Action: Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy and Rick Ross trade laughs.

Photo taken from Diddy's Twitter

Quincy Jones Puts Diddy On Blast? Music Mogul Clears The Air

June 27, 2012 10:13 PM

Music icon Quincy Jones reportedly took a few swipes at fellow entertainment mogul Diddy this week at an industry event in Hollywood, California.

Continue reading Quincy Jones Puts Diddy On Blast? Music Mogul Clears The Air.

Rick Ross & MMG's "Self Made Vol. 2" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed

June 27, 2012 5:39 PM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross' Self Made Volume 2 album is reportedly en route to sell up to 90,000 copies in its first-week on store shelves.

Continue reading Rick Ross & MMG's "Self Made Vol. 2" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed.

Rhymefest Won't Bow To This Chief, "He Represents The Senseless Savagery That White People See..."

June 27, 2012 5:00 PM

Chicago rapper Rhymefest is putting his foot down on the hype surrounding teenage sensation Chief Keef by releasing a full-fledged attack on him in a new blog titled "Chief Keef Is The Bomb."

Continue reading Rhymefest Won't Bow To This Chief, "He Represents The Senseless Savagery That White People See...".

Prodigy Reveals Secret Jim Jones Plans, "I'll Let Something Out Of The Bag" [Video]

June 27, 2012 4:37 PM

Mobb Deep's Prodigy has announced plans to hook up with Dipset's Jim Jones for a slew of mixtape records and, potentially, a collaborative album.

Continue reading Prodigy Reveals Secret Jim Jones Plans, "I'll Let Something Out Of The Bag" [Video].

Jimmy Henchman's Rep Lashes Back At 2Pac Shooting Accusations, "He's Going To Beat The Sh*t Out Of [Him]"

June 27, 2012 1:12 PM

Incarcerated music mogul James "Jimmy Henchman" Rosemond's publicist has come forward to deny accusations and reports claiming her client had anything to do with Tupac Shakur's 1994 near-fatal shooting.

Continue reading Jimmy Henchman's Rep Lashes Back At 2Pac Shooting Accusations, "He's Going To Beat The Sh*t Out Of [Him]".

Justin Bieber Can't Believe Himself At No. 1, Usher Looks Outside Top 5, Waka Flocka Flames Away From Top 10

June 27, 2012 12:25 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Justin Bieber leads the pack at No. 1, Usher drops down to the Top 5 and Waka Flocka Flame cools off in the Top 30.

Continue reading Justin Bieber Can't Believe Himself At No. 1, Usher Looks Outside Top 5, Waka Flocka Flames Away From Top 10.

R. Kelly Details Botched 2Pac "Best Of Both Worlds"-Esque LP

June 27, 2012 12:16 PM

Grammy-winning singer R. Kelly is not holding back in his upcoming Soulacoster: The Diary of Me book with an excerpt surfacing online today (June 27) where he explains plans to hook up with the late 2Pac for a Best of Both Worlds-esque album.

Continue reading R. Kelly Details Botched 2Pac "Best Of Both Worlds"-Esque LP.

Alpha Industries: "Alpha Designs Are Universal & Timeless... We Have Over 50 Years Of Experience In The Business!"

June 27, 2012 12:00 PM

[After manufacturing military clothing for branches such as the U.S. Department of Defense, Alpha Industries merged their "official" attire with a customized, modern look for commercial clothing--a look everyone can wear. Now, the military apparel distributor is thriving with their everyday style. Read Lee K. Aaron's--Alpha Industries President--top five reasons to buy AI's Spring/Summer collection.]

Continue reading Alpha Industries: "Alpha Designs Are Universal & Timeless... We Have Over 50 Years Of Experience In The Business!".

Game Makes Tony Parker & Nelly Burn, "Real N*ggas Know That That's H*e Sh*t" [Audio]

June 27, 2012 11:08 AM

West Coast rapper Game has added a twist to Meek Mill's current "Burn" anthem by remixing the track and taking a couple shots at some notable celebrities.

Continue reading Game Makes Tony Parker & Nelly Burn, "Real N*ggas Know That That's H*e Sh*t" [Audio].

Amar'e Stoudemire Fined $50,000 After Anti-Gay Slur, NY Knicks Star Speaks

June 27, 2012 10:56 AM

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has reportedly fined New York Knicks star power forward Amar'e Stoudemire $50,000 for an anti-gay remark he sent a Twitter follower last weekend.

Continue reading Amar'e Stoudemire Fined $50,000 After Anti-Gay Slur, NY Knicks Star Speaks.

Luda Promises To Expose Cris On 'Ludaversal' LP, "You're Going To Get To Know The Real Me"

June 27, 2012 10:50 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris recently discussed his forthcoming Ludaversal solo album and what fans can expect from the long-awaited follow-up to 2010's Battle of the Sexes LP.

Continue reading Luda Promises To Expose Cris On 'Ludaversal' LP, "You're Going To Get To Know The Real Me".

Chris Brown & Drake Brawl Costs NYC Club Suspension, Immediate Alcohol Ban

June 27, 2012 10:36 AM

The publicized Chris Brown and Drake brawl from earlier this month has reportedly cost New York City nightclub W.i.P. its liquor license and possibly its future.

Continue reading Chris Brown & Drake Brawl Costs NYC Club Suspension, Immediate Alcohol Ban.

Bubba Sparxxx Lights Up Ugly Tax Debt, Reveals Owing "Hundreds Of Thousands"

June 27, 2012 10:23 AM

Southern rapper Bubba Sparxxx has stepped forward to address making recent headlines for owing nearly $30,000 to the government and said his debt is actuallly bigger than people think.

Continue reading Bubba Sparxxx Lights Up Ugly Tax Debt, Reveals Owing "Hundreds Of Thousands".

Promoter Offers Chris Brown, Drake $1 Mil To Box It Out

June 27, 2012 9:33 AM

And this is what it has come to, America. Singer Chris Brown and YMCMB rapper Drake have been presented with the unique opportunity to settle their differences in the ring while earning a little cash.

Continue reading Promoter Offers Chris Brown, Drake $1 Mil To Box It Out.

"He's Like Our Generation's Jay-Z"

June 27, 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 Bobby V producer Vice Souletric Beats brought out his fave five, Conglomerate rapper Reek Da Villian offers up his top picks.]

Continue reading "He's Like Our Generation's Jay-Z".

Photo of the Day: Eight Ball Gets His Grub On

June 27, 2012 12:00 AM

Good Eats: Memphis rap legend 8Ball gets his grub on.

Check out 8Ball break down his new "Good Girl, Bad Girl" hit in Singled Out!

Russell Simmons Calls For Truce Over Misinterpreted Minister Farrakhan Comments

June 26, 2012 9:48 PM

Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons has reportedly called for a truce after catching heat earlier this month when he compared Anti-Defamation League National Director Abraham Foxman to Nation of Islam leader Minister Farrakhan.

Continue reading Russell Simmons Calls For Truce Over Misinterpreted Minister Farrakhan Comments.

UPDATE: 50 Cent's Camp Speaks Out After NYC Car Crash

June 26, 2012 5:15 PM

A representative for G-Unit head 50 Cent has stepped up to provide an update on the rapper's well-being after getting into a nasty car wreck Monday (June 25) night in New York City.

Continue reading UPDATE: 50 Cent's Camp Speaks Out After NYC Car Crash.

Lamborghini Loves Kanye West's 'Mercy' Anthem, "We Appreciate The Publicity"

June 26, 2012 4:50 PM

Rap star Kanye West is receiving love for his G.O.O.D. Music "Mercy" anthem for its frequent Lamborghini references with a company representative from the luxury whip line whole-heartedly co-signing the shout-outs.

Continue reading Lamborghini Loves Kanye West's 'Mercy' Anthem, "We Appreciate The Publicity".

Kim Kardashian's Ex-Hubby Targets Amber Rose, Wants Her To Snitch On KimYe?

June 26, 2012 4:00 PM

NBA star Kris Humphries' legal team is reportedly on the prowl to subpoena engaged model Amber Rose to help in his deposition case with ex-lover Kim Kardashian.

Continue reading Kim Kardashian's Ex-Hubby Targets Amber Rose, Wants Her To Snitch On KimYe?.

2K Sports Triples Up W/ NBA 2K13 Cover

June 26, 2012 1:00 PM

The 2K Sports franchise is giving gamers a basketball threesome all on one cover by featuring professional athletes Blake Griffin, Kevin Durant and Derrick Rose on its upcoming NBA 2K13 title.

Continue reading 2K Sports Triples Up W/ NBA 2K13 Cover.

Miami Heat's Big Three Star Called Out By Baby Mama, "He Knows That We Desperately Need His Help" [Videos]

June 26, 2012 12:38 PM

The former girlfriend of NBA champion Chris Bosh has stepped forward to speak on her daily struggles since splitting with the Miami Heat player and how he refuses to support their daughter.

Continue reading Miami Heat's Big Three Star Called Out By Baby Mama, "He Knows That We Desperately Need His Help" [Videos].

8Ball Calls Waka Flocka & Future Sure Shots, "We Wouldn't Have The Lupe Fiasco's & Kanye West's [Without Them]"

June 26, 2012 12:10 PM

Memphis rap legend 8Ball has weighed in on the new generation of hip-hop artists and why rappers like Waka Flocka Flame are vital for helping diversify the urban genre.

Continue reading 8Ball Calls Waka Flocka & Future Sure Shots, "We Wouldn't Have The Lupe Fiasco's & Kanye West's [Without Them]".

Awesome EP: "It's The Prequel To The Kid With The Green Backpack... & Anybody That Watches Star Wars You Can't Watch Return Of The Jedi Before You Watch Empire Strikes Back.

June 26, 2012 12:00 PM

[After a number of mixtapes and dope album to match, XV is releasing his latest project, the Awesome EP, for fans to see just how real the Wichita, Kansas movement is. The name of the EP might be awesome, but check out XV's top five reasons to buy the latest mix in his movement.]

Continue reading Awesome EP: "It's The Prequel To The Kid With The Green Backpack... & Anybody That Watches Star Wars You Can't Watch Return Of The Jedi Before You Watch Empire Strikes Back..

Meek Mill Dishes On Nas' Co-Sign, "Now When I Go In The Booth, I Just Be Saying Whatever"

June 26, 2012 10:25 AM

Maybach Music Group rapper Meek Mill has discussed the value of getting co-signed by living hip-hop legend Nas and how his studio approach has changed ever since.

Continue reading Meek Mill Dishes On Nas' Co-Sign, "Now When I Go In The Booth, I Just Be Saying Whatever".

Amber Rose Shelves Music Career, Debut Album For Wiz Khalifa [Video]

June 26, 2012 10:19 AM

Former video vixen Amber Rose has reportedly delayed her music career and upcoming debut album indefinitely to focus on starting a family with fiancé/rapper Wiz Khalifa.

Continue reading Amber Rose Shelves Music Career, Debut Album For Wiz Khalifa [Video].

50 Cent Hurt In Auto Wreck + Rapper Busted For Lying In Court

June 26, 2012 9:59 AM

Less than a week after Soulja Boy smashed his whip into another vehicle out in Cali, G-Unit boss 50 Cent was involved in an automobile accident after his SUV was struck from behind by a MACK truck.

Continue reading 50 Cent Hurt In Auto Wreck + Rapper Busted For Lying In Court .

Rick Ross Asks LeBron James & D-Wade For Championship Gold, "I Want A Ring Too"

June 26, 2012 9:56 AM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross wants to shine just like the NBA champion Miami Heat and has publicly reached out to star players LeBron James and Dwyane Wade to request his own championship ring.

Continue reading Rick Ross Asks LeBron James & D-Wade For Championship Gold, "I Want A Ring Too".

BREAKING: 50 Cent Hospitalized After Car Crash, G-Unit Head Suffers Neck & Back Injuries

June 26, 2012 9:39 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent is reportedly recovering from a massive car crash Monday (June 25) night in New York City where he suffered neck and back injuries.

Continue reading BREAKING: 50 Cent Hospitalized After Car Crash, G-Unit Head Suffers Neck & Back Injuries.

"He's Reaching Another Level Right Now"

June 26, 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 The Bangerz's Cutso crowned AZ SOHH Underrated, J-Doe and Reek Da Villian of the rap coalition The Conglomerate both share their SOHH Underrated picks.]

Continue reading "He's Reaching Another Level Right Now".

Chris Bosh Gets A Champion's Champagne Facial

June 26, 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 Chris Bosh Gets A Champion's Champagne Facial.

"They Want To Be A Good Girl & Guys Like To Bring The Bad Girl Out Of Them"

June 26, 2012 12:10 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each week and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Freddie Foxxx turned up his "Mics" last week, Memphis rap veteran Eightball breaks down his new "Good Girl, Bad Girl."]

Continue reading "They Want To Be A Good Girl & Guys Like To Bring The Bad Girl Out Of Them".

Photo of the Day: Chris Bosh Gets A Champion's Champagne Facial

June 26, 2012 12:00 AM

Pop Champagne: Miami Heat's Chris Bosh celebrates his NBA championship with some bubbly.

Add your witty narration into today's SOHH Cap Diss!

Soulja Boy Calls Out Bentley Wreck Victim, "She's Racist For Saying This Is A Stolen Car" [Video]

June 25, 2012 6:50 PM

Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has kept his word on explaining what happened in Hollywood over the weekend when his Bentley got into a publicized car wreck by releasing a video defending himself.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Calls Out Bentley Wreck Victim, "She's Racist For Saying This Is A Stolen Car" [Video].

"We're Always Afraid Of Something, We Don't Want That Kid In The Neighborhood Walking Around" [Audio]

June 25, 2012 5:40 PM

[With the Trayvon Martin tragedy case still a hot topic in the hip-hop community, rapper XV offers his take on the fatal shooting and what the real underlying issue is.]

Continue reading "We're Always Afraid Of Something, We Don't Want That Kid In The Neighborhood Walking Around" [Audio].

Ludacris Says He Won't Disturb Big Sean's Peace Anymore [Video]

June 25, 2012 4:32 PM

Disturbin' Tha Peace head Ludacris has finally addressed his publicized Big Sean feud from last year and said despite the negative speculation, they have patched things up.

Continue reading Ludacris Says He Won't Disturb Big Sean's Peace Anymore [Video].

Jay-Z, Nas, Nicki Minaj, Kanye West & More Light Up Weekend Concerts [Videos]

June 25, 2012 2:10 PM

Rap stars Jay-Z, Nas, Lil Wayne, Kanye West, Nicki Minaj and more ignited a star-studded weekend of concerts from showcases at Power 106's annual Powerhouse and BBC Radio 1's Hackney Weekend festival.

Continue reading Jay-Z, Nas, Nicki Minaj, Kanye West & More Light Up Weekend Concerts [Videos].

Iggy Azalea Keeps Lips Sealed On A$AP Rocky, Says She'll "Never Do A Sex Tape" [Video]

June 25, 2012 1:15 PM

Grand Hustle rapper Iggy Azalea is keeping her lips sealed on gossip surrounding an alleged love connection between her and Harlem, New York rapper A$AP Rocky.

Continue reading Iggy Azalea Keeps Lips Sealed On A$AP Rocky, Says She'll "Never Do A Sex Tape" [Video].

Khia Licks Shots At Lil' Kim, "I Don't Have A Problem W/ Her, It's Her Face & Low Self-Esteem"

June 25, 2012 12:55 PM

Southern rapper Khia is back at it again with the name-dropping, this time publicly going after fellow female emcee Lil' Kim and her facial features.

Continue reading Khia Licks Shots At Lil' Kim, "I Don't Have A Problem W/ Her, It's Her Face & Low Self-Esteem".

Three's Company: 50 Cent Tackles Ja Rule, Rick Ross & Diddy, "That Sh*t Was Garbage. It's The Truth" [Video]

June 25, 2012 12:40 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent recently discussed his stance toward music rivals Ja Rule and Rick Ross plus why Diddy's Last Train to Paris album should not be considered a quality hip-hop album.

Continue reading Three's Company: 50 Cent Tackles Ja Rule, Rick Ross & Diddy, "That Sh*t Was Garbage. It's The Truth" [Video].

NY Knicks Star Balls Too Hard, Apologizes After Anti-Gay Remark

June 25, 2012 12:30 PM

New York Knicks star Amar'e Stoudemire has reportedly apologized to a fan after sending an alleged direct message lashing back to criticism using an anti-gay slur.

Continue reading NY Knicks Star Balls Too Hard, Apologizes After Anti-Gay Remark.

Ca$h Out Stunned Over LeBron James' Post-Championship Rap, "He Knew The Words, Man!"

June 25, 2012 11:00 AM

Atlanta rapper Ca$h Out recently shared his reaction to Miami Heat's LeBron James testing out his rapping skills during a post-NBA Finals series win club celebration in South Beach to his new "Cashin' Out" hit single.

Continue reading Ca$h Out Stunned Over LeBron James' Post-Championship Rap, "He Knew The Words, Man!".

Soulja Boy Promises To Tell Em About Car Crash, "I Need Time To Myself"

June 25, 2012 10:24 AM

Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has confirmed weekend reports claiming he got into a minor car crash in Hollywood and promised to explain what really went down.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Promises To Tell Em About Car Crash, "I Need Time To Myself".

Chris Brown/Drake Drama Touches Jay-Z's Pockets?!?

June 25, 2012 10:12 AM

Looks like bottle service at Jigga's latest 40/40 Club, set to open up in Brooklyn in the near future, has been put on pause thanks to the now-infamous catfight between Young Money star Drake and singer Chris Brown.

Continue reading Chris Brown/Drake Drama Touches Jay-Z's Pockets?!?.

Flo Rida Goes Low, Low, Low, Busted For Lying To Judge

June 25, 2012 10:07 AM

Miami rapper Flo Rida is reportedly getting slapped with a $7,000 fine for lying to a judge in relation to a current lawsuit involving a former employee.

Continue reading Flo Rida Goes Low, Low, Low, Busted For Lying To Judge.

A Thousand Words DVD: "He's Got To Be At The Top Of The List If You're An Eddie Murphy Fan"

June 25, 2012 12:10 AM

[Less than 24 hours away from movie mogul Eddie Murphy's A Thousand Words hitting the shelves, the Hollywood flick's co-star Cliff Curtis gives SOHH readers 5 Reasons to check out the new DVD.]

Continue reading A Thousand Words DVD: "He's Got To Be At The Top Of The List If You're An Eddie Murphy Fan".

Photo of the Day: Nas Kicks It W/ Swizz Beatz In The Studio

June 25, 2012 12:00 AM

Street Disciple: Jungle, Nas and Swizz Beatz kick it in the studio.

Photo taken from Nas' Twitter

Kelis Breaks Silence On Nas' "Life Is Good" Cover

June 24, 2012 10:59 PM

R&B star Kelis has finally reacted to ex-husband Nas using her wedding gown on the upcoming Life Is Good album cover art and nixed speculation suggesting there was anything wrong with the move.

Continue reading Kelis Breaks Silence On Nas' "Life Is Good" Cover.

DMX Avoids Ruff War, Rydes Away From $630,000 Suit

June 24, 2012 9:39 PM

New York rapper DMX can breathe a sigh of relief with reports claiming a $630,000 lawsuit filed against him earlier this year has been dropped.

Continue reading DMX Avoids Ruff War, Rydes Away From $630,000 Suit.

Soulja Boy Tell Em Involved In Hollywood Whip Wreck, Bentley Crashes

June 24, 2012 12:10 PM

Southern rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em reportedly took his Bentley for a spin in Hollywood this weekend but wound up getting into a publicized car wreck.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Tell Em Involved In Hollywood Whip Wreck, Bentley Crashes.

Bubba Sparxxx's "Ugly" Tax Records Exposed

June 24, 2012 11:05 AM

Southern rapper Bubba Sparxxx's tax woes have reportedly leaked online and show him owing nearly $30,000 to the government.

Continue reading Bubba Sparxxx's "Ugly" Tax Records Exposed.

The-Dream Catches Heat Over Car Crash Nightmare, "Can't Win In Life, Sue Someone Who Can"

June 24, 2012 10:50 AM

R&B star The-Dream is making weekend headlines in light of a new lawsuit filed against him over a near-fatal 2010 car crash which took place in Georgia.

Continue reading The-Dream Catches Heat Over Car Crash Nightmare, "Can't Win In Life, Sue Someone Who Can".

Kris Humphries Knows Kim Kardashian Slept W/ Kanye West Behind His Back?

June 24, 2012 9:35 AM

Reality star Kim Kardashian's ex-husband Kris Humphries reportedly claims he knows how the curvy bombshell cheated on him with current lover and rap star Kanye West.

Continue reading Kris Humphries Knows Kim Kardashian Slept W/ Kanye West Behind His Back?.

NYC Club Responds To Tony Parker's $20 Mil Lawsuit, "Chris Brown & Drake Are Not Biggie & Tupac"

June 24, 2012 8:17 AM

The New York City nightclub where music stars Drake and Chris Brown made headlines this month for their entourages' brawl has now responded to the $20 million lawsuit filed against it by NBA champion Tony Parker.

Continue reading NYC Club Responds To Tony Parker's $20 Mil Lawsuit, "Chris Brown & Drake Are Not Biggie & Tupac".

Photo of the Day: LeBron James Shows Off His Gold

June 24, 2012 12:00 AM

King Me: Miami Heat's LeBron James shows off his NBA Finals gold.

Photo taken from LeBron James' Twitter

1YASELF: Tunechi The Feminist + The First Annual Plantation Games

June 23, 2012 11:30 PM

1YASELF is the Hip-Hop Weekly Gazette. A shout-out from the belly of the beast. A Colt 45 toast in the champagne room. In the words of the immortal Philadelphia Freeway, aaaaall o' y'aaaall need to one yo'self.

Continue reading 1YASELF: Tunechi The Feminist + The First Annual Plantation Games.

Lil Wayne Unwraps Latest Skateboarding Injury, "This Tape Keeps My Bone From Popping Out Of My Skin"

June 23, 2012 10:21 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne recently revealed a skateboarding injury he endured a few months ago and why he has sported a medical bandage as of late.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Unwraps Latest Skateboarding Injury, "This Tape Keeps My Bone From Popping Out Of My Skin".

Brother Ali Speaks Out After Occupy Homes Protest Arrest

June 23, 2012 7:31 PM

Rapper Brother Ali is speaking out after making late week headlines for getting arrested in Minnesota amongst others for taking part in an Occupy Homes protest.

Continue reading Brother Ali Speaks Out After Occupy Homes Protest Arrest.

Kim Kardashian & Beyonce Watch Kanye West & Jay-Z Rock The Throne [Video]

June 23, 2012 6:38 PM

Reality star Kim Kardashian and Beyonce Knowles-Carter hooked up heading into the weekend to cheer on their love interests Kanye West and Jay-Z at their Birmingham, England Watch the Throne tour stop.

Continue reading Kim Kardashian & Beyonce Watch Kanye West & Jay-Z Rock The Throne [Video].

Dead Presidents? Nas Says Money Didn't Fuel Kelis Divorce ,"It Just Went Wrong In A Lot Of Areas" [Video]

June 23, 2012 6:07 PM

Rap veteran Nas recently discussed his publicized 2010 divorce from Kelis and denied speculation suggesting money fueled their break-up.

Continue reading Dead Presidents? Nas Says Money Didn't Fuel Kelis Divorce ,"It Just Went Wrong In A Lot Of Areas" [Video].

Trae Tha Truth Still Shaken Up Over Fatal Strip Club Murder, "There Are Children That Lost A Parent That Night"

June 23, 2012 12:10 PM

Houston rapper Trae Tha Truth is having difficulty moving past his near-death experience after surviving a gunshot wound during this week's fatal strip club shooting spree in his hometown.

Continue reading Trae Tha Truth Still Shaken Up Over Fatal Strip Club Murder, "There Are Children That Lost A Parent That Night".

Sha Money XL Defends 50 Cent's Singing, "He's One Of The Best Hook Writers In Hip-Hop Ever"

June 23, 2012 11:45 AM

G-Unit producer Sha Money XL recently discussed 50 Cent's knack for singing his own hooks and why the sound complements the music.

Continue reading Sha Money XL Defends 50 Cent's Singing, "He's One Of The Best Hook Writers In Hip-Hop Ever".

Jimmy Henchman Connected To 50 Cent Affiliate Murder, Charged W/ Setting Up Five-Man Killing Team

June 23, 2012 10:45 AM

Incarcerated music executive James "Jimmy Henchman" Rosemond got more bad news in his current battle on drug charges. Mr. Rosemond has been accused of arranging the murder of hip-hop rival 50 Cent's friend.

Continue reading Jimmy Henchman Connected To 50 Cent Affiliate Murder, Charged W/ Setting Up Five-Man Killing Team.

Chris Brown Wants His Hip-Hop Stripes, "I Didn't Sing On The Record At All. It Was Just A Rap Song"

June 23, 2012 9:30 AM

R&B singer Chris Brown is looking to get co-signed as something bigger than a soulful hitmaker and hopes people's acknowledgment of his "Look At Me Now" anthem has earned their respect.

Continue reading Chris Brown Wants His Hip-Hop Stripes, "I Didn't Sing On The Record At All. It Was Just A Rap Song".

Nas Recruits Rick Ross, Swizz Beatz & Late Singer For "Life Is Good" LP, Tracklisting Leaks

June 23, 2012 8:00 AM

Rap veteran Nas' upcoming Life Is Good album tracklisting leaked online this week and shows guest features from the late Amy Winehouse, Rick Ross and Swizz Beatz.

Continue reading Nas Recruits Rick Ross, Swizz Beatz & Late Singer For "Life Is Good" LP, Tracklisting Leaks.

Photo of the Day: Keenan Supports 50 Cent's Street King Energy Shot

June 23, 2012 12:00 AM

GG-GG-Good Sips: G-Unit leader 50 Cent's pal Keenan Cahill gets behind Street King.

Photo taken from 50 Cent's Twitter

Lil Wayne Packs His "Backpack" Up, Turns Biebs Dream Into Reality [Video]

June 22, 2012 5:09 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has finally linked up with teenage pop star Justin Bieber months after recording in the studio for a new track called "Backpack."

Continue reading Lil Wayne Packs His "Backpack" Up, Turns Biebs Dream Into Reality [Video].

Jay Electronica Threatens Billionaire, "Stop Going To The Press W/ These Bullsh*t Stories. Don't Be A F*cking Hypocrite. I'll Come See You"

June 22, 2012 4:36 PM

Roc Nation rapper Jay Electronica has finally broken his silence on getting tagged to a billionaire overseas romance and publicly attacked the male accuser for making false statements.

Continue reading Jay Electronica Threatens Billionaire, "Stop Going To The Press W/ These Bullsh*t Stories. Don't Be A F*cking Hypocrite. I'll Come See You".

Sha Money XL Breaks Down Lloyd Banks' Writing Process, "He Used To Do Exactly What 2Pac Did"

June 22, 2012 2:34 PM

G-Unit producer Sha Money XL recently talked about coming up with 50 Cent during their early 2000's grind and revealed how protégé Lloyd Banks' composed records back in the days.

Continue reading Sha Money XL Breaks Down Lloyd Banks' Writing Process, "He Used To Do Exactly What 2Pac Did".

Rich Boy Admits Getting Stunned From Overnight Success, "I Said, 'It Can't Be This Easy'" [Audio]

June 22, 2012 1:02 PM

Former Interscope Records artist Rich Boy recently chopped it up with SOHH and discussed teaming up with eOne Music for his rap comeback and how overnight success even surprised him.

Continue reading Rich Boy Admits Getting Stunned From Overnight Success, "I Said, 'It Can't Be This Easy'" [Audio].

Iggy Azalea Still Bows To The King, "People Thought [I'm] Not W/ Grand Hustle"

June 22, 2012 12:20 PM

Grand Hustle rapper Iggy Azalea recently cleared up confusion surrounding her relationship with Interscope Records and said fans can expect her to continue working alongside label executive T.I.

Continue reading Iggy Azalea Still Bows To The King, "People Thought [I'm] Not W/ Grand Hustle".

Pusha T Says The Beef's Gone Bad, King Of Diamonds Heats Up Reality TV, Lil Wayne Reigns Supreme

June 22, 2012 12:15 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we take a look at why Pusha T isn't wasting his time dissing Young Money (anymore), find out why King of Diamonds is going to destroy its reality television competition, applaud Lil Wayne for staying in nearly every headline and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Pusha T Says The Beef's Gone Bad, King Of Diamonds Heats Up Reality TV, Lil Wayne Reigns Supreme.

Big K.R.I.T. Envisions Star-Studded Hip-Hop Threesome

June 22, 2012 12:01 PM

With his new Live from the Underground album finally on stores shelves, Mississippi rapper Big K.R.I.T. recently sat down with SOHH to discuss possible high-profile joint projects later down the road.

Continue reading Big K.R.I.T. Envisions Star-Studded Hip-Hop Threesome.

George Zimmerman Reenacts Trayvon Martin Murder [Video]

June 22, 2012 11:29 AM

Archived footage of incarcerated Florida resident George Zimmerman re-enacting the fatal Trayvon Martin shooting back in late February has now surfaced online.

Continue reading George Zimmerman Reenacts Trayvon Martin Murder [Video].

Kim Kardashian's Ex-Hubby Claims Mom Staged Ray J Sex Tape, Khloe Fires Back

June 22, 2012 11:04 AM

Reality star Kim Kardashian's ex-husband Kris Humphries is catching heat this week with reports claiming he believes former mother-in-law Kris Jennifer staged the now-infamous 2007 Ray J sex tape.

Continue reading Kim Kardashian's Ex-Hubby Claims Mom Staged Ray J Sex Tape, Khloe Fires Back.

Pop Champagne: LeBron James Balls Hard After NBA Championship, Raps At Miami Nightclub [Video]

June 22, 2012 10:46 AM

The Miami Heat's LeBron James partied like a rap star last night (June 21) following his team's Game 5 NBA Finals series win by spitting a few bars at popular South Beach nightclub LIV alongside hip-hop duo LMFAO.

Continue reading Pop Champagne: LeBron James Balls Hard After NBA Championship, Raps At Miami Nightclub [Video].

NBA Star Tony Parker Wants $20,000,000 After Drake/Chris Brown Nightclub Fiasco

June 22, 2012 10:25 AM

Three-time NBA champion Tony Parker is reportedly suing W.i.P. Nightclub for $20 million after enduring injuries from last week's Chris Brown and Drake entourage brawl.

Continue reading NBA Star Tony Parker Wants $20,000,000 After Drake/Chris Brown Nightclub Fiasco.

50 Cent Says Chris Brown Could Demolish Drake, "He Got One Of Them MMA Fighter Looks" [Video]

June 22, 2012 9:53 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent recently weighed in on the alleged rift between Drake and Chris Brown just over a week after their publicized New York City club dispute and said Breezy is likely the better fighter.

Continue reading 50 Cent Says Chris Brown Could Demolish Drake, "He Got One Of Them MMA Fighter Looks" [Video].

I Got A Ring: LeBron James' First NBA Championship Chronicled In New Nike Ad [Video]

June 22, 2012 9:30 AM

Minutes after the Miami Heat won their second NBA championship, popular sports brand Nike unleashed a new commercial chronicling three-time MVP (Most Valuable Player) LeBron James' journey to his first ring.

Continue reading I Got A Ring: LeBron James' First NBA Championship Chronicled In New Nike Ad [Video].

"He Knows How To Pick Beats & Spit"

June 22, 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 Bobby V revealed his top picks earlier this week, producer Vice Souletric Beats brings out his fave five.]

Continue reading "He Knows How To Pick Beats & Spit".

Kidrobot's Untouchables Collection: "We're Trying To Get That Bugs Bunny Money. We Want That For Our Culture"

June 22, 2012 12:05 AM

[With popular New York-based company Kidrobot and animated comic series "The Untouchables" coming together for a new custom line hip-hop toy collection, President of Starlight Studios & Gangster Chronicles, Tramp Daly, gives rap heads five reasons to check them out.]

Continue reading Kidrobot's Untouchables Collection: "We're Trying To Get That Bugs Bunny Money. We Want That For Our Culture".

Photo of the Day: Waka Flocka Flame Chills W/ His God Son

June 22, 2012 12:00 AM

Round Of Applause: Brick Squad Monopoly's Waka Flocka Flame hangs with his godson.

Check out The Cataracs break down their Waka Flocka-assisted "All You" in Singled Out!

LeBron James' Miami Heat Win NBA Championship, Waka Flocka, Big Boi & Fabolous React

June 21, 2012 11:51 PM

NBA Most Valuable Player LeBron James and his Miami Heat defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-106 Thursday (June 21) night in Game 5 of the Finals to make them champions once again.

Continue reading LeBron James' Miami Heat Win NBA Championship, Waka Flocka, Big Boi & Fabolous React.

Samuel L. Jackson Gets At Nicki Minaj, Spoofs "Beez In The Trap" Anthem [Video]

June 21, 2012 11:32 PM

Hollywood icon Samuel L. Jackson is showing off his sense of humor this week by appearing in a new BET Awards advertisement spoofing Young Money star Nicki Minaj's "Beez in the Trap" anthem.

Continue reading Samuel L. Jackson Gets At Nicki Minaj, Spoofs "Beez In The Trap" Anthem [Video].

Kim Kardashian Tightens Up Kanye West Love Ties, "I Can Really Relate To His Mother Passing"

June 21, 2012 7:20 PM

Reality star Kim Kardashian recently discussed her romantic ties to boyfriend/rapper Kanye West and why their bond is deeper than a one-night stand.

Continue reading Kim Kardashian Tightens Up Kanye West Love Ties, "I Can Really Relate To His Mother Passing".

Akon Passed On Signing Drake To Konvict Muzik, "I Said, 'This Kid Is A TV Star'"

June 21, 2012 6:01 PM

Canadian rapper Kardinal Offishall recently revealed putting music executive Akon up on platinum-selling star Drake before his present-day fame which could have potentially turned into a Konvict Muzik record deal.

Continue reading Akon Passed On Signing Drake To Konvict Muzik, "I Said, 'This Kid Is A TV Star'".

Straight Outta Castin': "N.W.A." Movie Director Searches For Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E Actors

June 21, 2012 5:35 PM

Hollywood director F. Gary Gray is ready to get the cameras rolling for the upcoming N.W.A. biopic, announcing an open casting call this week.

Continue reading Straight Outta Castin': "N.W.A." Movie Director Searches For Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E Actors.

Drake & Rick Ross' Favorite Strip Club Heads To Reality TV

June 21, 2012 1:30 PM

Popular Miami strip club King of Diamonds is reportedly headed to reality television as reports claim a major network is fully behind a documented series on the infamous gentlemen's hot spot.

Continue reading Drake & Rick Ross' Favorite Strip Club Heads To Reality TV.

Lil Wayne Reveals His Post-Carter IV Album, "I'm Finished"

June 21, 2012 12:55 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has announced the completion of his upcoming I Am Not A Human Being II album and pointed out what differences fans can expect to hear on the solo project.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Reveals His Post-Carter IV Album, "I'm Finished".

Lil Scrappy Admits Diamond Crushed Him, "I Ain't Never Had My Little Heart Broken Before"

June 21, 2012 12:30 PM

Atlanta rapper Lil Scrappy recently discussed his past relationship with ex-girlfriend Diamond and how the young femcee ran away with his heart last year.

Continue reading Lil Scrappy Admits Diamond Crushed Him, "I Ain't Never Had My Little Heart Broken Before".

Wiz Khalifa & 50 Cent Finally Roll Up, "Poverty, Robbery, Kill Or Be Killed Psychology" [Audio]

June 21, 2012 11:10 AM

Taylor Gang leader Wiz Khalifa and rap star 50 Cent have finally collaborated on a new track called "Telescope" weeks after the G-Unit head hinted at a possible collaboration being in the works.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa & 50 Cent Finally Roll Up, "Poverty, Robbery, Kill Or Be Killed Psychology" [Audio].

Wale Offers His Pick Of Most Underrated Rap Group Ever

June 21, 2012 10:25 AM

It's always dope to see younger, newer cats in the game salute the vets of this genre we all know and love called hip hop. While discussing his upcoming third LP, MMG rapper Wale tipped his hat to The Roots a music team he went on to cite as the most underrated in the industry.

Continue reading Wale Offers His Pick Of Most Underrated Rap Group Ever.

Trae Tells Tha Truth After Fatal Shooting, "Can't Explain The Pain Felt For Those Who Died"

June 21, 2012 9:52 AM

Grand Hustle rapper Trae Tha Truth has discussed the aftermath of yesterday's near-fatal Houston shooting and reflected on the people who had their lives taken from them.

Continue reading Trae Tells Tha Truth After Fatal Shooting, "Can't Explain The Pain Felt For Those Who Died".

George Zimmerman Claims Trayvon Martin Threatened His Life, "[He Said] 'You're Going To Die Tonight'"

June 21, 2012 9:26 AM

Incarcerated Florida resident George Zimmerman's February 26th police interview on what led to the fatal shooting of 17 year-old Trayvon Martin has surfaced online.

Continue reading George Zimmerman Claims Trayvon Martin Threatened His Life, "[He Said] 'You're Going To Die Tonight'".

Lil' Kim Wipes Up Messy Drake, Alleged "B*tch Made" Remarks

June 21, 2012 9:09 AM

New York rap veteran Lil' Kim's camp has stepped up to clear the air on reports claiming she publicly went off on Young Money rapper Drake in light of his recent scuffle with R&B singer Chris Brown.

Continue reading Lil' Kim Wipes Up Messy Drake, Alleged "B*tch Made" Remarks.

Pusha T Calls Lil Wayne's Diss Track Weak, "It Was Horrible. It Was Trash. It Wasn't Good" [Audio]

June 21, 2012 8:48 AM

G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T finally broke his silence on Lil Wayne dissing him earlier this month and said the Young Money boss' shots were clearly blanks.

Continue reading Pusha T Calls Lil Wayne's Diss Track Weak, "It Was Horrible. It Was Trash. It Wasn't Good" [Audio].

"I Don't Know If They're Afraid Of Him Or What. The Guy's Incredible."

June 21, 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 The Bangerz's Cutso gave AZ the title earlier this week, Soulja Boy: The Movie director Peter Spirer crowns Young Dre the Truth SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "I Don't Know If They're Afraid Of Him Or What. The Guy's Incredible.".

Photo of the Day: Freddie Foxxx Links Up W/ DJ Premier

June 21, 2012 12:00 AM

New York's Finest: DJ Premier talks tunes with rap veteran Freddie Foxxx.

Check out Freddie Foxxx break down "Turn Up the Mics" in Singled Out!

Charmed Design: "I Started [Making] Designer Jewelry While I Was Recovering From A Life-threatening Illness."

June 21, 2012 12:00 AM

[As accessorized bracelets, necklaces and costume jewelry make there way to the top of today's #TT list, designer Lorie Cohn has found her niche creating handmade, silk-dyed bracelets. Made to wrap around your forearm or ankle, this Connecticut designer is separating herself from the pack as she creates custom jewelry with a message. Want to know more? Check out Lorie's 5 Reasons to buy Charmed Design.]

Continue reading Charmed Design: "I Started [Making] Designer Jewelry While I Was Recovering From A Life-threatening Illness.".

Florida Police Chief Overseeing Trayvon Martin Case Is Terminated

June 20, 2012 8:46 PM

Today, the Florida police chief in charge of overseeing the controversial and publicized Trayvon Martin fatal shooting case was fired.

Continue reading Florida Police Chief Overseeing Trayvon Martin Case Is Terminated.

Miami Heat Star Shane Battier's Pregame Playlist Includes Jay-Z, Nas, Ma$e & More

June 20, 2012 6:36 PM

Miami Heat star Shane Battier's full pregrame playlist has surfaced and shows that the NBA veteran gets down to music by Jay-Z, Nas, DJ Khaled and more.

Continue reading Miami Heat Star Shane Battier's Pregame Playlist Includes Jay-Z, Nas, Ma$e & More.

Nas Says Azealia Is Money In The Bank, "You Need More Than Just A Hot 16"

June 20, 2012 6:19 PM

Rap veteran Nas recently gave out generous accolades, co-signing music newcomers Azealia Banks and Maybach Music Group's Meek Mill.

Continue reading Nas Says Azealia Is Money In The Bank, "You Need More Than Just A Hot 16".

Philly Pastor Scolds Meek Mill Over 'Amen' Anthem, "He Lost His Hood Pass By Making This Song"

June 20, 2012 6:02 PM

As Maybach Music Group rapper Meek Mill's "Amen" continues to garner more mainstream attention, fellow Philadelphian Pastor Jomo K. Johnson has hit up SOHH with his critical analysis of the record.

Continue reading Philly Pastor Scolds Meek Mill Over 'Amen' Anthem, "He Lost His Hood Pass By Making This Song".

"Love & Hip Hop Atlanta" Star Strips Down Transgender Rumor W/ Nude Photo

June 20, 2012 5:37 PM

"Love & Hip Hop Atlanta" star Joseline Hernandez has proved to the world she is all woman, tackling transgender gossip by releasing a full body nude photograph.

Continue reading "Love & Hip Hop Atlanta" Star Strips Down Transgender Rumor W/ Nude Photo.

Adidas' Shackle Kicks Designer Speaks Out, Reveals His Motivation

June 20, 2012 12:05 PM

Fashion designer Jeremy Scott is defending his image in light of Adidas shelving his controverisal Roundhouse Mids sneakers and revealed where he got the motivation from.

Continue reading Adidas' Shackle Kicks Designer Speaks Out, Reveals His Motivation.

Usher Finds Himself At No. 1, Waka Flocka Burns Up No. 10, Kid Ink Splashes Into Top 20

June 20, 2012 12:00 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Usher takes over atop the competition, Waka Flocka Flame burns up the chart at No. 10 and Kid Ink dries off in the Top 20.

Continue reading Usher Finds Himself At No. 1, Waka Flocka Burns Up No. 10, Kid Ink Splashes Into Top 20.

Nas is Like: God's Son Breaks Down "Life Is Good" Cover, Artwork's Importance

June 20, 2012 11:35 AM

Rap veteran Nas recently talked about his eye-catching Life Is Good album cover and why it is important for his artwork to stand the test of time.

Continue reading Nas is Like: God's Son Breaks Down "Life Is Good" Cover, Artwork's Importance.

T.I. Ready To Unload Trouble, "I Got A Lot Of Ammunition; I'm About To Start Shootin'"

June 20, 2012 11:15 AM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. recently discussed his upcoming Trouble Man LP and said fans should buckle in for a very hot summer filled with heat bangers.

Continue reading T.I. Ready To Unload Trouble, "I Got A Lot Of Ammunition; I'm About To Start Shootin'".

Drake Beefs Up W/ Chiseled-Out Bodyguards In Nation's Capital

June 20, 2012 10:55 AM

Young Money rapper Drake is rolling deep these days as seen in new photographs and reports of him alongside two bulky bodyguards out in Washington, D.C.

Continue reading Drake Beefs Up W/ Chiseled-Out Bodyguards In Nation's Capital.

Machine Gun Kelly Calls Chris Brown/Drake Brawl "The Coolest Thing Ever" [Video]

June 20, 2012 10:20 AM

Bad Boy Records' Machine Gun Kelly recently offered his take on the alleged feud between Chris Brown and Drake, calling their publicized New York City brawl "the coolest thing" to happen in hip-hop as of late.

Continue reading Machine Gun Kelly Calls Chris Brown/Drake Brawl "The Coolest Thing Ever" [Video].

Riff Raff Clears Air On Soulja Boy Feud, "You Weren't Even Mad When Lil B Stopped Repping SODMG"

June 20, 2012 10:09 AM

Former Stacks On Deck Money Gang (SODMG) affiliate Riff Raff has stepped forward to explain publicly clashing with Soulja Boy Tell Em and what sparked their Twitter tirade.

Continue reading Riff Raff Clears Air On Soulja Boy Feud, "You Weren't Even Mad When Lil B Stopped Repping SODMG".

Lil Wayne Credits Rikers Island For Sparking Political Awareness

June 20, 2012 9:38 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne recently talked politics and credited his 2010 stay at Rikers Island for widening his eyes on the importance of voting.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Credits Rikers Island For Sparking Political Awareness.

BREAKING: Grand Hustle's Trae Tha Truth Shot At Houston Strip Club

June 20, 2012 9:12 AM

Newly acquired Grand Hustle rapper Trae Tha Truth is currently recovering after getting shot early Wednesday (June 20) morning at a Houston, Texas strip club.

Continue reading BREAKING: Grand Hustle's Trae Tha Truth Shot At Houston Strip Club.

The Hangover Recovery Shot: "The Idea For The Product Came From A Lawyer Friend Of Mine Who Was Completely Drunk For An Entire Weekend."

June 20, 2012 12:30 AM

[What started as just another drunk weekend for a couple friends has now transpired into a multi-million dollar business in hangover recovery. The Hangover Recovery Shot was a faux product that came to life when a lawyer thought he was too drunk to continue his weekend, but with the slogan "Hangover Joe, Get Up & Go," Shawn Adamson, company Managing Director, and a couple friends have taken the experience of drinking to a new level with their scientifically designed recovery shot guaranteed to take away your hangover in the morning. If you've been looking for a way to make it from the bar to boardroom, you finally have one. But don't take our word for it, check out Shawn's 5 Reasons to buy The Hangover Recovery Shot!]

Continue reading The Hangover Recovery Shot: "The Idea For The Product Came From A Lawyer Friend Of Mine Who Was Completely Drunk For An Entire Weekend.".

Rapper Cuts Huge Check To Avoid Jail Time + Call For Truce Between Drake & Breezy

June 20, 2012 12:20 AM

Wu-Tang is for the children, but Flava Flav is for the funny. The Public Enemy hypeman and former reality star dodged some jail time after recently coughing up 25 racks to the mother of one of his nearly 9 million children.

Continue reading Rapper Cuts Huge Check To Avoid Jail Time + Call For Truce Between Drake & Breezy.

"Everybody I Named Are Geniuses"

June 20, 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 White House Band's David E. Beats unloads his fave five, fresh off of dropping his latest single, "Mirror," featuring Lil' Wayne, ATL crooner Bobby V. reveals his Top 5, Dead or Alive.]

Continue reading "Everybody I Named Are Geniuses".

Photo of the Day: Teedra Moses Hits The Big Apple

June 20, 2012 12:00 AM

Big Apple Jacks: Maybach Music Group's Teedra Moses touches down in New York City.

Make sure to check out Teeda Moses break down the new "We Fly" anthem in Singled Out!

UPDATE: Adidas Unlaces Shackle Kicks, Shelves Controversial Sneakers

June 19, 2012 10:23 PM

Popular sneaker company Adidas has untied plans to release a controversial sneaker, the Jeremy Scott Roundhouse Mids, this summer in light of heated reactions from consumers.

Continue reading UPDATE: Adidas Unlaces Shackle Kicks, Shelves Controversial Sneakers.

Peter Rosenberg Questions Lil Wayne, "I Don't Know If Weezy F. Should Be Giving Me Lessons On Respect For Women"

June 19, 2012 9:33 PM

Hot 97's Peter Rosenberg has responded to recent remarks made by Lil Wayne in defense of pulling Young Money from this month's Summer Jam concert and questioned Weezy F. Baby's statements.

Continue reading Peter Rosenberg Questions Lil Wayne, "I Don't Know If Weezy F. Should Be Giving Me Lessons On Respect For Women".

"How Else Can You Get A Bunch Of Opposing Things In Life -- Waka [Flocka], Cowboys, Segue!"

June 19, 2012 6:00 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each week and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After singer Teedra Moses broke down her "We Fly" record, West Coast hip-pop duo The Cataracs break down their new Waka Flocka-assisted single, "All You."]

Continue reading "How Else Can You Get A Bunch Of Opposing Things In Life -- Waka [Flocka], Cowboys, Segue!".

The King's Speech: LeBron James Calls OKC Thunder Star "Stupid" After Weak D Comments

June 19, 2012 5:09 PM

Miami Heat's LeBron James has responded to brash remarks fired his way from Oklahoma City Thunder player Serge Ibaka, calling his NBA Finals opponent stupid.

Continue reading The King's Speech: LeBron James Calls OKC Thunder Star "Stupid" After Weak D Comments.

Talib Kweli Rips Adidas Slavery-Like Shackled Kicks, "Which Morons Approved These?"

June 19, 2012 3:45 PM

New York rap veteran Talib Kweli is not keeping quiet on Adidas' upcoming, controversial JS Roundhouse Mid shoes and has publicly gone at the iconic sneaker company.

Continue reading Talib Kweli Rips Adidas Slavery-Like Shackled Kicks, "Which Morons Approved These?".

Killer Mike Trades Labels For Line-Ups, "I Got Tired Of The Music Industry"

June 19, 2012 2:55 PM

Atlanta rapper Killer Mike recently discussed his past issues with the music industry and how the business' shady ways motivated him to invest in a barbershop rather than a record label.

Continue reading Killer Mike Trades Labels For Line-Ups, "I Got Tired Of The Music Industry".

"Nas Is Like My Lil' Brother ... That's My Dude"

June 19, 2012 2:00 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each week and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Maybach Music Group's Teedra Moses undresses hooking up with Terrace Martin and Snoop Dogg for "We Fly," Freddie Foxxx discusses his track "Turn Up the Mics" and relationship with legendary rapper Nas, who is featured on the track.]

Continue reading "Nas Is Like My Lil' Brother ... That's My Dude".

No Lie? Drake's Rihanna Infatuation Dissected

June 19, 2012 1:45 PM

Young Money rapper Drake's perceived infatuation with rumored ex-girlfriend Rihanna is heating up the Internet and has received prompt analyzing courtesy of his new "No Lie" music video.

Continue reading No Lie? Drake's Rihanna Infatuation Dissected.

Nas Admits To Being A Shook One, "I Start To Get A Little Nervous"

June 19, 2012 12:20 PM

Rap veteran Nas recently discussed crossing the finishing line with his upcoming Life Is Good album and why he still gets a little worked up despite over two decades in the rap game.

Continue reading Nas Admits To Being A Shook One, "I Start To Get A Little Nervous".

Oklahoma City Thunder Star Calls Out King James, "LeBron Can't Play [Durant] One-On-One"

June 19, 2012 12:05 PM

Oklahoma City Thunder star Serge Ibaka has publicly gone after Miami Heat's LeBron James, calling out the three-time most valuable player's defense.

Continue reading Oklahoma City Thunder Star Calls Out King James, "LeBron Can't Play [Durant] One-On-One".

DMX On Peter Rosenberg & Young Money Feud, "F*ck 'Em, F*ck 'Em, F*ck 'Em, F*ck 'Em, F*ck 'Em" [Video]

June 19, 2012 12:05 PM

Former Ruff Ryders leader DMX recently offered his take on the war of words between Hot 97's Peter Rosenberg and Young Money in light of their current feud following a last-minute Summer Jam no-show courtesy of billed performer Nicki Minaj.

Continue reading DMX On Peter Rosenberg & Young Money Feud, "F*ck 'Em, F*ck 'Em, F*ck 'Em, F*ck 'Em, F*ck 'Em" [Video].

Lil Wayne Defends Going At Pusha T, "I Don't Apologize For It Because I'm Human"

June 19, 2012 11:20 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has no plans on apologizing for publicly going after G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T on multiple occasions as of late, however, he does admit quickly reacting to an alleged subliminal diss record.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Defends Going At Pusha T, "I Don't Apologize For It Because I'm Human".

Wayne Addresses Pusha Beef + Stalley Talks Rap And Social Media

June 19, 2012 10:23 AM

It's gonna be a hot summer: With a ton of dope albums set for release and artists hitting the road for summer tours, you'd think the talk would be about disc releases and dope verses. But lately, it's been about Twitter rants and short-lived rap feuds.

Continue reading Wayne Addresses Pusha Beef + Stalley Talks Rap And Social Media.

George Zimmerman Catches Heat After Wife, Jail Calls Exposed

June 19, 2012 10:07 AM

Incarcerated Florida resident George Zimmerman is catching heat this week in light of jail calls to his wife getting released which reportedly prove she lied to a judge last April over funds.

Continue reading George Zimmerman Catches Heat After Wife, Jail Calls Exposed.

Soulja Boy & Riff Raff Clash, "You Owe Us Money P*ssy & You A Cokehead"

June 19, 2012 9:39 AM

Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em and former affiliate Riff Raff have publicly clashed over their business relationship and Stacks On Deck Money Gang ties.

Continue reading Soulja Boy & Riff Raff Clash, "You Owe Us Money P*ssy & You A Cokehead".

Rugby Thompson: "If You Don't Buy It Immediately Then You're A Square & You Like Listening To Teeny Bopper Music."

June 19, 2012 12:10 AM

[Smoke DZA drops his latest LP, Rugby Thompson, today (6/19). The album features your favorite rappers, and verses you'll be reciting for the summer. Coming straight from the Kush God, check out the top five reasons to cop DZA's latest project.]

Continue reading Rugby Thompson: "If You Don't Buy It Immediately Then You're A Square & You Like Listening To Teeny Bopper Music.".

"He F*cking Killed That. It's One Of The Greatest Verses Ever Written In Hip-Hop"

June 19, 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 Young Money's Shanell aka SNL named Ryan Leslie last week, The Bangerz's Cutso crowns AZ SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He F*cking Killed That. It's One Of The Greatest Verses Ever Written In Hip-Hop".

Canibus Locks & Loads On His Enemies?

June 19, 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 Canibus Locks & Loads On His Enemies?.

"It's Something Organic. I Always Wanted To Work W/ Snoop Dogg"

June 19, 2012 12:05 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each week and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Bobby V looked into his "Mirror" last week, Maybach Music Group's Teedra Moses undresses hooking up with Terrace Martin and Snoop Dogg for "We Fly." ]

Continue reading "It's Something Organic. I Always Wanted To Work W/ Snoop Dogg".

Photo of the Day: Canibus Stares Down His Target

June 19, 2012 12:00 AM

Made You Look: Former army soldier Canibus stares down his target.

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

Adidas Stands Behind Controversial Shackled, Slavery-Like Sneakers

June 18, 2012 6:24 PM

Popular sneaker company Adidas has come forward to defend its controversial upcoming JS Roundhouse Mid sneaker which many believe was created with slavery in mind.

Continue reading Adidas Stands Behind Controversial Shackled, Slavery-Like Sneakers.

Chief Keef Gets Royal Treatment From The King, "He Represents A Part Of America"

June 18, 2012 5:46 PM

The "King of the South" T.I. recently gave his co-sign of buzzing teenage rap star Chief Keef and talked about what the newly signed Interscope Records artist brings to the table.

Continue reading Chief Keef Gets Royal Treatment From The King, "He Represents A Part Of America".

Jim Jones Promises He's Not Dip-ping On Diplomats Reunion, "Me & Killa Have Been Working Diligently Together"

June 18, 2012 5:23 PM

Dipset's Jim Jones recently provided an update on the delayed Diplomat reunion and said fans can expect a full-fledged comeback album by the end of 2012.

Continue reading Jim Jones Promises He's Not Dip-ping On Diplomats Reunion, "Me & Killa Have Been Working Diligently Together".

Lil Wayne Defends Pulling Nicki Minaj, Young Money From Hot 97's Summer Jam

June 18, 2012 5:06 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has no plans to give New York's Hot 97 an apology for pulling his Young Money team from performing at its Summer Jam concert earlier this month and now defends his swift action.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Defends Pulling Nicki Minaj, Young Money From Hot 97's Summer Jam.

Big K.R.I.T. Explains Putting "Live From The Underground" Up For Free-99

June 18, 2012 12:45 PM

With his new Live from the Underground finally on store shelves, Mississippi rapper Big K.R.I.T. recently sat down with SOHH to discuss his long-awaited debut and why giving people a free listen could pay off in the long-run.

Continue reading Big K.R.I.T. Explains Putting "Live From The Underground" Up For Free-99.

Meek Mill Breaks Silence On Chris Brown/Drake Club Brawl, "I Seen Girls In There Throwing Bottles"

June 18, 2012 12:26 PM

Maybach Music Group rapper Meek Mill has finally come forward to speak on his alleged involvement in the publicized Chris Brown and Drake New York City club fight last week.

Continue reading Meek Mill Breaks Silence On Chris Brown/Drake Club Brawl, "I Seen Girls In There Throwing Bottles".

Drake Looks Past Beating Sophomore Jinx, Hints at "Take Care" Follow-Up

June 18, 2012 12:05 PM

With Drake's Take Care sitting at over 1.7 million copies sold, the platinum-selling rapper is already molding a follow-up to his sophomore LP.

Continue reading Drake Looks Past Beating Sophomore Jinx, Hints at "Take Care" Follow-Up.

Game Reveals His Heat/Thunder Finals Pick, "I Can't Have That N*gga Get An NBA Championship W/ That Face" [Audio]

June 18, 2012 12:00 PM

West Coast rapper Game's Los Angeles Lakers may be out of the playoffs, however, the sports fanatic has now revealed what team he's rooting for in the Oklahoma City Thunder/Miami Heat NBA Finals.

Continue reading Game Reveals His Heat/Thunder Finals Pick, "I Can't Have That N*gga Get An NBA Championship W/ That Face" [Audio].

MMG's Stalley Defends Twitter Tirade, "I Know Kanye Is Passionate About His Work & I Am, Too."

June 18, 2012 11:45 AM

Maybach Music Group's Stalley has stepped up to defend recently going on a Twitter tirade over receiving far less attention than mainstream hip-hop artists and why his music deserves equal consideration.

Continue reading MMG's Stalley Defends Twitter Tirade, "I Know Kanye Is Passionate About His Work & I Am, Too.".

50 Cent Describes His Ideal Woman To Oprah Winfrey [Video]

June 18, 2012 11:40 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent recently sat down with television mogul Oprah Winfrey and dished out what his vision of an ideal woman consists of.

Continue reading 50 Cent Describes His Ideal Woman To Oprah Winfrey [Video].

Couples In Paris: Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Caught Driving Through The City Of Love

June 18, 2012 11:10 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West and girlfriend Kim Kardashian recently flaunted their relationship in Paris with new photos showing them cruising in a pricey Lamborghini.

Continue reading Couples In Paris: Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Caught Driving Through The City Of Love.

Bad Boy Artist Left Stranded + Drake/Breezy Club Victim Looks To Sue

June 18, 2012 10:18 AM

Happy Monday. Lawsuits and a stranded whip are the topics of the day. We got a Bad Boy artist in need of some roadside assistance plus the Breezy vs Drizzy fiasco pushes on.

Continue reading Bad Boy Artist Left Stranded + Drake/Breezy Club Victim Looks To Sue.

Lil Wayne Checks Drizzy's Tags, "I Don't Think Drake Is A Fashion Dude" [Video]

June 18, 2012 9:39 AM

Young Money boss Lil Wayne recently discussed his protégé Drake's fashion sense and what Drizzy's casual dress style consists of.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Checks Drizzy's Tags, "I Don't Think Drake Is A Fashion Dude" [Video].

Bloodied Female Victim Wants Big Bucks After Drake/Chris Brown Club Brawl, "My Plan Is To Sue Anybody Who Threw A Bottle"

June 18, 2012 9:22 AM

An injured female clubgoer plans on getting big bucks in damages after enduring injuries from last week's publicized Drake and Chris Brown bottle-tossing extravaganza at a New York City nightclub.

Continue reading Bloodied Female Victim Wants Big Bucks After Drake/Chris Brown Club Brawl, "My Plan Is To Sue Anybody Who Threw A Bottle".

"The Art of Rap": "It's A Good Way For Us To Show Our Kids What The F*ck We've Been Talking About"

June 18, 2012 12:05 AM

[With the new Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap flick now in theaters, rap veteran Ice-T gives SOHH readers 5 Reasons to consider buying tickets to see his hip-hop documentary.]

Continue reading "The Art of Rap": "It's A Good Way For Us To Show Our Kids What The F*ck We've Been Talking About".

Photo of the Day: Willy Will Hangs W/ Kaleena At Listening Party

June 18, 2012 12:00 AM

Round Of Applause: Willy Will kicks it with Dirty Money's Kaleena at her COD: Chamber Of Diaries listening party.

Photo credit: Exclusive Access

Game Buries DJ Whoo Kid Beef On G-Unit Radio [Audio]

June 17, 2012 10:19 PM

Former G-Unit member Game has officially squashed any past issues he had with DJ Whoo Kid by calling into his Shade 45 radio show over the weekend and extending his hand.

Continue reading Game Buries DJ Whoo Kid Beef On G-Unit Radio [Audio].

Crooked I, Kimora Lee, Waka Flocka, Natalie Nunn & More React To Rodney King's Death

June 17, 2012 3:21 PM

The passing of early 1990's cultural icon Rodney King has sent shock waves across the nation and spawned celebrity reactions from Crooked I, Masta Ace, Waka Flocka Flame, Natalie Nunn and more.

Continue reading Crooked I, Kimora Lee, Waka Flocka, Natalie Nunn & More React To Rodney King's Death.

Drake Gets At Chris Brown, Club Fight Accusations During NY Show? [Video]

June 17, 2012 2:50 PM

Young Money rapper Drake's alleged face-off with singer Chris Brown appeared to be the topic at hand at his Long Island concert last night (June 16) with reports claiming Drizzy hinted at the incident on multiple occasions.

Continue reading Drake Gets At Chris Brown, Club Fight Accusations During NY Show? [Video].

Chief Keef Turns Down Cash Money Record Deal, Joins Eminem & 50 Cent's Team

June 17, 2012 2:45 PM

Chicago rap newcomer Chief Keef has finally laid the bidding wars to rest by inking a new record deal with mega label Interscope.

Continue reading Chief Keef Turns Down Cash Money Record Deal, Joins Eminem & 50 Cent's Team.

BREAKING: Rodney King Found Dead In Swimming Pool

June 17, 2012 2:20 PM

Early 1990's cultural icon Rodney King has reportedly passed away at the age of 47 this weekend after being discovered dead in a California swimming pool.

Continue reading BREAKING: Rodney King Found Dead In Swimming Pool.

French Montana's Bad Boy Records Summer Release Gets Shelved

June 17, 2012 1:10 PM

Bad Boy Records rapper French Montana is going to have ample time to perfect his long-awaited Excuse My French debut's release with reports claiming it is now pushed back to the fall.

Continue reading French Montana's Bad Boy Records Summer Release Gets Shelved.

Birdman Flies High From Drake/Chris Brown Rumors, "He's Not A Reckless Guy Out There Just Wildin' Out"

June 17, 2012 12:15 PM

Cash Money Records co-founder Birdman is sticking by his YMCMB family by publicly vouching support toward Drake in light of allegations claiming he heavilty contributed to a mid-week New York City club fight with fellow singer Chris Brown.

Continue reading Birdman Flies High From Drake/Chris Brown Rumors, "He's Not A Reckless Guy Out There Just Wildin' Out".

Tone Loc Collapses Again At Another Concert, Still Manages To Finish Strong

June 17, 2012 10:00 AM

Rap veteran Tone Loc reportedly collapsed for the third time in three years at a Texas concert entering the weekend and, oddly enough, managed to complete his set after receiving temporary medical attention.

Continue reading Tone Loc Collapses Again At Another Concert, Still Manages To Finish Strong.

Waka Flocka Not Plotting His Father's Day, "I Don't Have Any Of My Own Kids. They're Still In My Nuts, Swimming Around"

June 17, 2012 9:00 AM

With Father's Day in full effect, Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame recently talked about his status with kids and whether or not he has his own baby's mother.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Not Plotting His Father's Day, "I Don't Have Any Of My Own Kids. They're Still In My Nuts, Swimming Around".

UPDATE: NYPD Fall Back On Crashing Drake's Party, Club Paradise Arrest Postponed

June 17, 2012 12:39 AM

Young Money rapper Drake likely breathed a sigh of relief Saturday (June 16) night after dodging a potential arrest for his role in a publicized club fight with Chris Brown.

Continue reading UPDATE: NYPD Fall Back On Crashing Drake's Party, Club Paradise Arrest Postponed.

Photo of the Day: Happy Father's Day From Game & His Son

June 17, 2012 12:00 AM

Like Father, Like Son: West Coast rapper Game spends some time with his mini-me.

Photo taken from Game's Twitter

50 Cent Goes Ghost On "Five (Murder By Numbers)" Cover, Artwork Hits The 'Net

June 16, 2012 2:05 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has unleashed the artwork to his upcoming long-awaited Five (Murder By Numbers) solo album which surprisingly features a Fif-less cover.

Continue reading 50 Cent Goes Ghost On "Five (Murder By Numbers)" Cover, Artwork Hits The 'Net.

Def Jam Mogul Wants To Take Care Of Drake/Chris Brown Feud, "We Can Focus On Ending The Beef"

June 16, 2012 12:00 PM

Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons has come forward to offer his take on the perceived feud between Drake and Chris Brown, claiming he has the ability to try and unite both sides

Continue reading Def Jam Mogul Wants To Take Care Of Drake/Chris Brown Feud, "We Can Focus On Ending The Beef".

Locked Up? Drake To Be Arrested Over Chris Brown Brawl, Sources Say

June 16, 2012 11:55 AM

Young Money rapper Drake is reportedly going to be arrested for his role in the publicized Chris Brown New York City club fight earlier this week.

Continue reading Locked Up? Drake To Be Arrested Over Chris Brown Brawl, Sources Say.

Kim Kardashian Loves Getting Schooled By Kanye West, "I'm W/ Someone That's A Couple Years Older Than Me"

June 16, 2012 11:15 AM

Reality star Kim Kardashian recently sat down with television mogul Oprah Winfrey and stressed the advantages of having friends, especially current lover Kanye West, a little older than herself.

Continue reading Kim Kardashian Loves Getting Schooled By Kanye West, "I'm W/ Someone That's A Couple Years Older Than Me".

NYC Club Manager Arrested After Chris Brown/Drake Bottle Fight

June 16, 2012 10:00 AM

The manager of a SoHo nightclub has been arrested less than 72 hours after Chris Brown and Drake's reported bottle-throwing fight on multiple accusations.

Continue reading NYC Club Manager Arrested After Chris Brown/Drake Bottle Fight.

Waka Flocka On Mama Flame Relationship, "[It's The] Same Way It Was When I Came Out The P*ssy"

June 16, 2012 9:00 AM

Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka recently discussed his relationship with mom/manager Debra Antney and how he credits his business hustle completely to Mama Flame.

Continue reading Waka Flocka On Mama Flame Relationship, "[It's The] Same Way It Was When I Came Out The P*ssy".

Drake Calls Out Hot 97, "They F*cked Up Summer Jam, So I'm Gonna Do It How It's Supposed To Go"

June 16, 2012 8:00 AM

Rap star Drake is looking out for his Young Money crew by calling out New York's Hot 97 radio station for sparking Lil Wayne's decision to pull the team from performing at this month's Summer Jam concert.

Continue reading Drake Calls Out Hot 97, "They F*cked Up Summer Jam, So I'm Gonna Do It How It's Supposed To Go".

1YASELF: The Dangers of RnB Thugging Starring Drake and Breezy

June 16, 2012 3:30 AM

1YASELF is the Hip-Hop Weekly Gazette. A shout-out from the belly of the beast. A Colt 45 toast in the champagne room. In the words of the immortal Philadelphia Freeway, aaaaall o' y'aaaall need to one yo'self.

Continue reading 1YASELF: The Dangers of RnB Thugging Starring Drake and Breezy.

Photo of the Day: DMX Works Up A Sweat Alongside Nas

June 16, 2012 12:00 AM

The Champ Is Here: Ruff Ryders' DMX works up a sweat alongside Nas.

Photo taken from Nas' Twitter

Wu-Tang Clan Ain't Nuthin' To F With: RZA Heads To Jail For Father's Day

June 15, 2012 3:50 PM

Wu-Tang Clan leader RZA is doing some good this Father's Day weekend by heading to a Los Angeles Juvenile Hall to kick knowledge to dads going through a rough time in their lives.

Continue reading Wu-Tang Clan Ain't Nuthin' To F With: RZA Heads To Jail For Father's Day.

Amia Miley On Kim Kardashian Nude Scandal, "It's Like Saying All Black People & Blondes Look Alike"

June 15, 2012 3:25 PM

Adult film star Amia Miley is making it known she never embraced the comparisons to reality television celebrity Kim Kardashian in light of this week's nude photo scandal.

Continue reading Amia Miley On Kim Kardashian Nude Scandal, "It's Like Saying All Black People & Blondes Look Alike".

Lil Wayne Names The Two Most Stylish Rappers Alive

June 15, 2012 3:00 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne may have a new Trukfit clothing line under his belt, however, the self-proclaimed "Best Rapper Alive" crowned two hip-hop artists he feels deserve "Most Stylish" props.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Names The Two Most Stylish Rappers Alive.

Game Wants Chris Brown/Drake To Kiss & Make-Up, "It Ain't Worth It"

June 15, 2012 2:20 PM

West Coast rapper Game has offered his two cents on tensions allegedly brewing between Chris Brown and Drake, saying both artists should put their differences aside.

Continue reading Game Wants Chris Brown/Drake To Kiss & Make-Up, "It Ain't Worth It".

Canibus & Dizaster's KOTD Rap Battle Full Length HD Battle Footage Released [Video]

June 15, 2012 2:05 PM

Fans still curious to find out how Canibus and his notepad fell victim to battle rapper Dizaster last weekend now have their opportunity with a full high-definition video of their match now surfacing online.

Continue reading Canibus & Dizaster's KOTD Rap Battle Full Length HD Battle Footage Released [Video].

Brandy's "Moesha" Star Dead At 48, Jamie Foxx, Lauryn Hill & More React

June 15, 2012 2:01 PM

Comedienne and "Moesha" star Yvette Wilson reportedly passed away this week at the age of 48 after a battle with cervical cancer.

Continue reading Brandy's "Moesha" Star Dead At 48, Jamie Foxx, Lauryn Hill & More React.

T.I.'s Grand Hustle Protégé Joins New Team, "It's An Honor To Expand My Brand Further W/ The Very Best"

June 15, 2012 1:30 PM

Grand Hustle protégé Iggy Azalea has looked for help in guiding her career and officially inked a deal with model/celebrity agency Wilhelmina International, Inc.

Continue reading T.I.'s Grand Hustle Protégé Joins New Team, "It's An Honor To Expand My Brand Further W/ The Very Best".

Canibus Loses His Mind & Rap Career, Porn Star Undresses Nude Kim Kardashian Hype, Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Week

June 15, 2012 12:15 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, we see just how far Canibus has come and gone since getting demolished by LL Cool J in the late 1990's, give a porn star 15 minutes of fame as she gloats over the Kim Kardashian nude photo hype, applaud Kanye West's G.O.O.D. week and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Canibus Loses His Mind & Rap Career, Porn Star Undresses Nude Kim Kardashian Hype, Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Week.

The Burberry Bank Bandit Dressed To Steal But Can't Spell Out His Demands

June 15, 2012 11:26 AM

In a time where Gucci and Louis Vuitton reigns supreme, it appears a once-dominant clothing line is gaining mainstream attention courtesy of a robbery spree by the "Burberry Bank Bandit."

Continue reading The Burberry Bank Bandit Dressed To Steal But Can't Spell Out His Demands.

Hello Brooklyn: Jay-Z Brings 40/40 Club To Nets Arena

June 15, 2012 11:00 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z is looking to get Brooklyn Nets fans familiar with his 40/40 Club franchise by announcing plans to open the popular sports venue at his team's Barclays Center this fall.

Continue reading Hello Brooklyn: Jay-Z Brings 40/40 Club To Nets Arena.

Meek Mill Can't Dodge Drake/Chris Brown Club Accusations, "Stop Tryna Blame Da Bullsh*t On Me"

June 15, 2012 10:16 AM

Maybach Music Group's Meek Mill is pleading his case with media by once again denying accusations suggesting he is behind Wednesday night's publicized Drake and Chris Brown entourage fight in New York City.

Continue reading Meek Mill Can't Dodge Drake/Chris Brown Club Accusations, "Stop Tryna Blame Da Bullsh*t On Me".

Chris Brown Lawyers Up Over Drizzy Spat

June 15, 2012 10:15 AM

The full story of what happened between Chris Brown and Drake may never be known, but as witnesses to the melee give their version of the events, the law has stepped in, prompting Brown to seek counsel just in case a n*gga try to file them papers.

Continue reading Chris Brown Lawyers Up Over Drizzy Spat.

Ludacris Takes Wifey & Monica To Adult Hot Spot, Throws Up $10,000 On Booty

June 15, 2012 9:56 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris helped pay some exotic dancers' bills this week alongside his girlfriend by reportedly spending $10,000 at an Atlanta strip club.

Continue reading Ludacris Takes Wifey & Monica To Adult Hot Spot, Throws Up $10,000 On Booty.

"Raekwon's Got The Illest Style In Hip-Hop"

June 15, 2012 12:15 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. After David E. Beats unloaded his fave five, West Coast rap veteran Planet Asia reveals his top rhyme spitters.]

Continue reading "Raekwon's Got The Illest Style In Hip-Hop".

Photo of the Day: Chris Brown Gets Into A Breezy State Of Mind

June 15, 2012 12:02 AM

Look At Me Now: Party animal Chris Brown gets into a Breezy State of Mind.

Photo taken from Chris Brown's Twitter

Kanye West's Rep On Nude Photo Scandal, "This Is Obviously The Desperate, Sad Act Of Someone"

June 14, 2012 11:21 PM

A representative for rap star Kanye West has stepped up to kill rumors surrounding gossip claiming Ye tweeted, then deleted, a nude photo to his Twitter page this week.

Continue reading Kanye West's Rep On Nude Photo Scandal, "This Is Obviously The Desperate, Sad Act Of Someone".

Roscoe Dash To Meek Mill & Drake, "I Just Can't Support Sucka Sh*t"

June 14, 2012 10:12 PM

Rap newcomer Roscoe Dash has gotten himself into a viral shouting match with Meek Mill after publicly calling him and his "Amen" collaborator Drake over last night's New York City club fight.

Continue reading Roscoe Dash To Meek Mill & Drake, "I Just Can't Support Sucka Sh*t".

The-Dream Wants Pusha T To Avoid Lil Wayne Nightmare, Full-Fledged Feud

June 14, 2012 5:27 PM

R&B singer The-Dream recently talked about the war of words directed at his "Exodus 23:1" collaborator Pusha T and said the G.O.O.D. Music star should focus on beats over beefs.

Continue reading The-Dream Wants Pusha T To Avoid Lil Wayne Nightmare, Full-Fledged Feud.

50 Cent Reveals Floyd Mayweather's Jail Woes, "He's Not Doing Good Right Now"

June 14, 2012 5:09 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has provided an update on jailed friend and undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr., revealing the prized fighter is experiencing hardships at the start of his three-month bid.

Continue reading 50 Cent Reveals Floyd Mayweather's Jail Woes, "He's Not Doing Good Right Now".

Drake Denies Chris Brown Beat Down, Club Fight Footage Leaks [Video]

June 14, 2012 4:55 PM

Young Money rapper Drake has stepped forward to clear the air on reports claiming he got into a physical altercation with Chris Brown last night (June 13) in New York City.

Continue reading Drake Denies Chris Brown Beat Down, Club Fight Footage Leaks [Video].

Nas Says Destiny Changed His Style Up, "I Didn't Think I Could Write Anymore" [Video]

June 14, 2012 3:45 PM

New York rap veteran Nas recently credited the birth of his daughter, Destiny Jones, in the 1990's for helping change his musical content and sway away from degrading women.

Continue reading Nas Says Destiny Changed His Style Up, "I Didn't Think I Could Write Anymore" [Video].

R. Kelly's Tax Woes Exposed, Pied Piper's $4.8 Million Tune Revealed

June 14, 2012 1:05 PM

Grammy-winning singer R. Kelly's tax woes have surfaced and show him owing nearly $5 million to the government dating back to the mid-2000's.

Continue reading R. Kelly's Tax Woes Exposed, Pied Piper's $4.8 Million Tune Revealed.

UPDATE: SOHH's Inside Scoop On Drake & Chris Brown NYC Clash

June 14, 2012 1:05 PM

With numerous news sites reporting on last night's explosion between Drake and Chris Brown's entourages, SOHH's got the inside scoop on what really went down at the Greenhouse nightclub.

Continue reading UPDATE: SOHH's Inside Scoop On Drake & Chris Brown NYC Clash.

Meek Mill On Chris Brown/Drake Scuffle, "It Wasn't Me"

June 14, 2012 12:30 PM

Maybach Music Group rapper Meek Mill is making sure to clear his name from any involvement on the Chris Brown and Drake entourage face-off last night by publicly stating he had nothing to do with it.

Continue reading Meek Mill On Chris Brown/Drake Scuffle, "It Wasn't Me".

Kim Kardashian Gets A Taste Of Yeezy After $750,000 B-Day Present

June 14, 2012 11:55 AM

Reality star Kim Kardashian is not scared to show off her bond with boyfriend Kanye West by unveiling her new Air Yeezy 2 Nike kicks alongside none other than Mr. West himself.

Continue reading Kim Kardashian Gets A Taste Of Yeezy After $750,000 B-Day Present.

Nas Speechless Over Jay-Z Mock-Lynching Footage, "I Really Don't Even Want To Acknowledge It"

June 14, 2012 9:42 AM

New York rap veteran Nas has stepped up to address new, prevously unreleased footage of a disturbing mock Jay-Z lynching which was set to be unveiled at Hot 97's Summer Jam 2002 concert.

Continue reading Nas Speechless Over Jay-Z Mock-Lynching Footage, "I Really Don't Even Want To Acknowledge It".

J. Cole & Diggy Simmons Call Truce, Avoid Full-Fledged Beef

June 14, 2012 9:30 AM

Roc Nation protege J. Cole has his eyes set on bigger things than rap beef these days with reports claiming he and teenage rapper Diggy Simmons set aside their differences earlier this week in San Francisco.

Continue reading J. Cole & Diggy Simmons Call Truce, Avoid Full-Fledged Beef.

Will The Real Canibus Please Stand Up? Battle Rap Loser Tackles Fake Apology & Shoulder Injury

June 14, 2012 9:22 AM

New York rapper Canibus has reportedly stepped forward to address an alleged apology from him this week and offer his post-rap battle defeat reaction after pulling out a notepad during last weekend's face-off.

Continue reading Will The Real Canibus Please Stand Up? Battle Rap Loser Tackles Fake Apology & Shoulder Injury.

"He's Like A One-Man Army Over There. I Don't Understand Why He Isn't [Bigger]"

June 14, 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 Kidd Kidd named the late Soulja Slim earlier this week, Young Money's Shanell aka SNL crowns Ryan Leslie SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He's Like A One-Man Army Over There. I Don't Understand Why He Isn't [Bigger]".

Ecko Who's Your Daddy Tees: "It's Crucial To Make Sure Your Baby Stays 'Stuntin' Like His Daddy'"

June 14, 2012 12:10 AM

[With Father's Day this weekend, Ecko Digital Team head Alex Lee gives 5 Reasons SOHH readers should consider buying an Ecko Toddler Tee for those young pops.]

Continue reading Ecko Who's Your Daddy Tees: "It's Crucial To Make Sure Your Baby Stays 'Stuntin' Like His Daddy'".

Porn Star Claims She Is The Naked A** In Yeezy's Pic

June 14, 2012 12:05 AM

Finally I can sleep at night. After tossing and turning, trying to gain some enlightenment on whose a** that truly was in the recent Twitter pic from Kanye West, a porn star has come forward to set the record straight. Thank you, Based God.

Continue reading Porn Star Claims She Is The Naked A** In Yeezy's Pic .

Photo of the Day: Bobby V Shows Off His Beach Bod

June 14, 2012 12:00 AM

Woozy: R&B singer Bobby V has some fun with ladies under the sun.

Make sure to check out Bobby V's Lil Wayne-assisted "Mirror" Singled Out!

Mr. Carter: Jay-Z Lands Executive Role At Brooklyn Nets Arena

June 13, 2012 6:35 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z can add another title to his growing profile with reports claiming he has been named the "Director of the Arena" for Brooklyn Nets' Barclays stadium.

Continue reading Mr. Carter: Jay-Z Lands Executive Role At Brooklyn Nets Arena.

Kanye West's Los Angeles Crib Burglarized, Cops Called To The Crime Scene

June 13, 2012 6:15 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West avoided potential danger this week performing overseas as reports claim his Hollywood home was burglarized late Tuesday (June 12) night.

Continue reading Kanye West's Los Angeles Crib Burglarized, Cops Called To The Crime Scene.

Game Addresses Lethal Crossover Footage, "It's Me. Sh*t Happens"

June 13, 2012 5:10 PM

West Coast rapper Game is not letting footage of him getting badly crossed up during a recent Drew League basketball game wear him down by revealing who really got the last laugh.

Continue reading Game Addresses Lethal Crossover Footage, "It's Me. Sh*t Happens".

Waka Flocka Flame's "Triple F Life" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed

June 13, 2012 4:37 PM

Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame's Triple F Life: Fans, Friends & Family should easily debut on the Top 200 music chart in seven days with first-week projections ranging up to 30,000 sold copies.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Flame's "Triple F Life" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed.

50 Cent Takes His Hustle To "As Seen On TV" Showcase [Video]

June 13, 2012 2:32 PM

G-Unit rapper 50 Cent has taken his hustle to the small screen after appearing on QVC's "Anything Goes with Rick and Shawn" to push the popular SMS Audio products.

Continue reading 50 Cent Takes His Hustle To "As Seen On TV" Showcase [Video].

Lil Wayne Gets Disrespected At NBA Finals, "Again I Was Treated Like Sh*t"

June 13, 2012 2:21 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne just can't win during this NBA playoffs as the hip-hop star claims he once again ran into problems with the Oklahoma City Thunder arena staff for last night's NBA Finals game.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Gets Disrespected At NBA Finals, "Again I Was Treated Like Sh*t".

Canibus' Manager On Embarrassing Battle Loss, "The Odds Were Against Us"

June 13, 2012 1:26 PM

New York rapper Canibus' manager M-Eighty has come to the defense of his client in light of public ridicule following his rap battle loss last weekend, claiming the emcee simply was unprepared for the match.

Continue reading Canibus' Manager On Embarrassing Battle Loss, "The Odds Were Against Us".

Nas Hints At N-Word's Demise, "As I Get Older, The Need For Me To Use It In My Music Is Not..." [Video]

June 13, 2012 12:47 PM

Just days after rap veteran Nas came to the defense of Hollywood star Gwyneth Paltrow for dropping the "N-Word" on Twitter, God's Son now hints at falling back on using the controversial term.

Continue reading Nas Hints At N-Word's Demise, "As I Get Older, The Need For Me To Use It In My Music Is Not..." [Video].

Bad Boy For Life: Machine Gun Kelly Faces Bloody Situation, "[It] Nearly Sliced His Finger Off Clean"

June 13, 2012 12:30 PM

Bad Boy Records' Machine Gun Kelly is living up to Diddy's company name by finding himself in a $15,000 lawsuit over reportedly attacking a Florida club bouncer earlier this year.

Continue reading Bad Boy For Life: Machine Gun Kelly Faces Bloody Situation, "[It] Nearly Sliced His Finger Off Clean".

Big K.R.I.T. Gets Live At No. 5, Curren$y Stones Top 10, Nicki Minaj Receives Top 20 Pink Slip

June 13, 2012 12:19 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, rap newcomer Big K.R.I.T. leads the pack at No. 5, Curren$y rolls into Top 10 and Young Money star Nicki Minaj waves bye-bye to Top 20.

Continue reading Big K.R.I.T. Gets Live At No. 5, Curren$y Stones Top 10, Nicki Minaj Receives Top 20 Pink Slip.

Life Is Good: Nas Follows Jay-Z's Blueprint, Launches Lifestyle Website

June 13, 2012 11:07 AM

Rap veteran Nas is keeping up with the times and one-time rap rival Jay-Z by launching his own lifestyle-oriented website 12Society with help from fellow actor/rapper Nick Cannon.

Continue reading Life Is Good: Nas Follows Jay-Z's Blueprint, Launches Lifestyle Website.

50 Cent Brings Murder By Numbers For "BISD" Follow-Up

June 13, 2012 11:00 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent has finally announced the title of his long-awaited Before I Self Destruct follow-up, revealing his fifth solo album is called Five (Murder by Numbers).

Continue reading 50 Cent Brings Murder By Numbers For "BISD" Follow-Up.

Beyonce Decodes Blue Ivy's Name + Canibus Goes Full Psycho?!?

June 13, 2012 10:08 AM

Social media can be a gift or a curse to an artist depending on their bath salt level. For example, Beyonce used her Tumblr power for good this week, while Canibud used his to confirm once and for all that he is insane.

Continue reading Beyonce Decodes Blue Ivy's Name + Canibus Goes Full Psycho?!?.

Canibus Blames Kidnapping For Losing Rap Battle, "I Was Abducted By Human Blood Sucking Leeches"

June 13, 2012 9:26 AM

New York rapper Canibus has finally stepped forward to address driving the Internet nuts last weekend by pulling out a notepad as a last resort in a broadcast rap battle.

Continue reading Canibus Blames Kidnapping For Losing Rap Battle, "I Was Abducted By Human Blood Sucking Leeches".

UPDATE: Kanye West Tweets Nude Kim Kardashian Pic? Truth Revealed!

June 13, 2012 9:00 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West apparently tried to pull a fast one on the blogosphere this week after reportedly tweeting, then deleting, a nude photo of a woman who appeared to be current girlfriend Kim Kardashian.

Continue reading UPDATE: Kanye West Tweets Nude Kim Kardashian Pic? Truth Revealed! .

"He Was Like, 'This Is What I Do. If You Don't Like It F*ck Off"

June 13, 2012 12:15 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. After Lee Bannon brought out his top spitters, White House Band's David E. Beats unloads his fave five.]

Continue reading "He Was Like, 'This Is What I Do. If You Don't Like It F*ck Off".

Judge Denies House Arrest For Money Mayweather: "Where Did He Think He Was Going? The Four Seasons?"

June 13, 2012 12:05 AM

Floyd Mayweather appealed his sentencing, saying that he could not serve in isolation at Clark County Detention Center (Nevada). The multi-million dollar pugilist explains that his body has weakened since his 87-day sentence began, enough to threaten his career.

Continue reading Judge Denies House Arrest For Money Mayweather: "Where Did He Think He Was Going? The Four Seasons?".

Hot Shots Part Deux: "He's An Off-The-Wall Character...Down To The Core, [and] A Lyrical Enigma To Be Honest."

June 13, 2012 12:00 AM

[New York and Midwest hip-hop have met their match with VH1's 2008 reality series, From G's To Gents. Action Bronson and Dana Coppafeel recently teamed up with Mr. Bag of Skittles himself, better known as Riff Raff, to put together a dope track with hot lyrics to match. But don't believe it just because we told you. Check out Dana Coppafeel's five reasons to buy "Hot Shots Part Deux," then listen for yourself.]

Continue reading Hot Shots Part Deux: "He's An Off-The-Wall Character...Down To The Core, [and] A Lyrical Enigma To Be Honest.".

Photo of the Day: Shanell aka SNL Grinds Her Headphones

June 13, 2012 12:00 AM

Turn The Beat Up: Young Money's Shanell aka SNL loses herself in the music.

Make sure to check out Shanell's "So Good" Singled Out feature!

Dame Grease Says Meek Mill's Winning The Streets, "For Years, Ain't Nobody Kick No Bars" [Audio]

June 12, 2012 8:40 PM

Renowned New York producer Dame Grease recently spoke to SOHH and explained why Maybach Music Group boss Rick Ross' protégé Meek Mill is the hottest new rapper out.

Continue reading Dame Grease Says Meek Mill's Winning The Streets, "For Years, Ain't Nobody Kick No Bars" [Audio].

Azealia Banks Recruited The Ghost To Silence Critics, "Y'All Not Gon' Call Me Fake"

June 12, 2012 8:15 PM

Music network MTV has released an Azealia Banks interview where she promises to address hip-hop critics with help from Styles P days prior to announcing a dissociation from the rap game.

Continue reading Azealia Banks Recruited The Ghost To Silence Critics, "Y'All Not Gon' Call Me Fake".

Trayvon Martin Alert: George Zimmerman's Wife Arrested In Florida

June 12, 2012 5:52 PM

Incarcerated Florida resident George Zimmerman's wife, Shellie, was arrested Tuesday (June 12) on a perjury charge in relation to his $150,000 April bail bond.

Continue reading Trayvon Martin Alert: George Zimmerman's Wife Arrested In Florida.

LeBron James v. Kevin Durant: The Matchup To End All Matchups

June 12, 2012 5:05 PM

In what promises to be a rivalry for the annals, LeBron James's and Kevin Durant's teams face off for the 2012 NBA trophy. As pundits sort the endless factors that could influence the outcome, all predictive roads point to the small forward matchup of the League MVP and his upstart heir apparent. 

Continue reading LeBron James v. Kevin Durant: The Matchup To End All Matchups.

"Me & Wayne Had Lost Touch For A Minute"

June 12, 2012 4:15 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each week and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Young Money princess Shanell aka SNL unwraps her Lil Wayne and Drake featured "So Good" anthem, Bobby V recalls how he and Wayne reconnected for Bobby's latest single, "Mirror."]

Continue reading "Me & Wayne Had Lost Touch For A Minute".

Chris Brown Puts The Heat All Over Rihanna At Jay-Z's Spot?

June 12, 2012 2:45 PM

Former R&B couple Chris Brown and Rihanna reportedly hooked back up over the weekend to watch the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics Eastern Conference Finals Game 7 at Jay-Z's 40/40 Club.

Continue reading Chris Brown Puts The Heat All Over Rihanna At Jay-Z's Spot?.

MMG's First Lady Welcomes Maybach O, "[Rick] Ross Was Telling Me What He Wants Me To Do W/ Him" [Audio]

June 12, 2012 1:30 PM

Maybach Music Group's Teedra Moses recently chopped it up with SOHH and talked about officially welcoming latest signee Omarion to their growing empire.

Continue reading MMG's First Lady Welcomes Maybach O, "[Rick] Ross Was Telling Me What He Wants Me To Do W/ Him" [Audio].

My President Is Black: Nas Vows Undying Support For Barack, "I'm Proud To Have That Kind of Black Man In Office" [Video]

June 12, 2012 12:15 PM

Rap veteran Nas recently got political, discussing his thoughts on President Barack Obama and said it took him coming into office for Mr. Jones to start really paying attention to the government.

Continue reading My President Is Black: Nas Vows Undying Support For Barack, "I'm Proud To Have That Kind of Black Man In Office" [Video].

Nas' Disturbing, Banned Jay-Z Lynching Summer Jam Footage Leaks [Video]

June 12, 2012 11:35 AM

Footage of what would have been the staged death of Jay-Z at Hot 97's Summer Jam 2002 has now surfaced online, showing just how intense Nas' now-defunct beef with the rapper was ten years ago.

Continue reading Nas' Disturbing, Banned Jay-Z Lynching Summer Jam Footage Leaks [Video].

DMX Gets Stumped Over 'Watch The Throne' Question, "What Is That A TV Show Or Something?"

June 12, 2012 11:20 AM

New York rapper DMX may have appeared on Jay-Z's albums in the past, however, the one-time Ruff Ryders leader got stumped when asked about Young Hov's Watch the Throne LP.

Continue reading DMX Gets Stumped Over 'Watch The Throne' Question, "What Is That A TV Show Or Something?".

Jay-Z Cuts The Cord, Powers Up NYC 40/40 Club

June 12, 2012 10:36 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z continues to raise the bar by partnering with Duracell to unleash new wireless charging systems slated to go into various locations including his popular 40/40 Club Manhattan sports bar.

Continue reading Jay-Z Cuts The Cord, Powers Up NYC 40/40 Club.

Me & Mr. Jones: "Love & Hip-Hop" Star Announces New Spin-Off W/ Jim Jones

June 12, 2012 10:00 AM

Fans hoping to see more of "Love & Hip Hop" star Chrissy Lampkin will have their wish granted in the near future as she has confirmed speculation of a new reality series featuring her and fiancé/rapper Jim Jones.

Continue reading Me & Mr. Jones: "Love & Hip-Hop" Star Announces New Spin-Off W/ Jim Jones.

Ice-T Talks Minaj & Rosenberg + Azealia Banks Quits The Game?!

June 12, 2012 9:42 AM

Rapper/actor Ice T has hit the road to spread the word about his new hip hop documentary, but along the way, he has also spoken out about the current state of rap and what defines a truly great artist.

Continue reading Ice-T Talks Minaj & Rosenberg + Azealia Banks Quits The Game?!.

Ice-T Freezes Nicki Minaj's Barbies, "She Throws Her Voice In Different Directions, But She's No Lil' Kim"

June 12, 2012 9:37 AM

Rap veteran Ice-T recently spoke up for Young Money's Nicki Minaj in light of receiving some crticism for the sound of her music welcoming in a pop-oriented audience and said the "Barbie" is reaching new industry heights.

Continue reading Ice-T Freezes Nicki Minaj's Barbies, "She Throws Her Voice In Different Directions, But She's No Lil' Kim".

Shootin' W/ Him In The Gym? Kobe & Vanessa Bryant Call Off Divorce

June 12, 2012 9:04 AM

It turns out Vanessa Bryant may have been shooting with Kobe Bryant in the gym after all as the previously separated couple are reportedly avoiding a divorce by trying to work things out.

Continue reading Shootin' W/ Him In The Gym? Kobe & Vanessa Bryant Call Off Divorce.

"...He Didn't Get A Chance To Make A Mark On The Game."

June 12, 2012 1:00 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Nappy Roots' Ron Clutch crowns his own crew SOHH Underrated, G-Unit artist Kidd Kidd explains his choice of Soulja Slim.]


Continue reading "...He Didn't Get A Chance To Make A Mark On The Game.".

"[Lil] Wayne Said, "You Know Who'd Be Perfect On This Record? Drake"

June 12, 2012 12:15 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each week and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Kidd Kidd broke down his 50 Cent-assisted "Get Busy" record, Young Money princess Shanell aka SNL unwraps her Lil Wayne and Drake featured "So Good" anthem.]

Continue reading "[Lil] Wayne Said, "You Know Who'd Be Perfect On This Record? Drake".

Perdiem Clothing: "The South Beach I-95 Has The LeBron James Logo. He's The King Of South Beach"

June 12, 2012 12:10 AM

[With NBA star LeBron James making another return to the NBA Finals beginning tonight, Miami-based Perdiem Clothing founder Y-Kause gives you five reasons to throw down some bucks on his street gear.]

Continue reading Perdiem Clothing: "The South Beach I-95 Has The LeBron James Logo. He's The King Of South Beach".

Gwyneth Paltrow Parties W/ Her Jigga In Paris

June 12, 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 Gwyneth Paltrow Parties W/ Her Jigga In Paris.

Photo of the Day: Gwyneth Paltrow Balls Hard W/ Jigga

June 12, 2012 12:00 AM

Ball So Hard: Rap mogul Jay-Z rubs elbows with close friend Gwyneth Paltrow.

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

Waka Flocka Wants Props For Inspiring Jay-Z & Rick Ross, "That Sh*t Re-Sparked N*ggas' Careers"

June 11, 2012 5:38 PM

Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame is looking for respect these days, claiming he should get credited for sparking the term "HAM" and influencing artists' music.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Wants Props For Inspiring Jay-Z & Rick Ross, "That Sh*t Re-Sparked N*ggas' Careers".

Machine Gun Kelly Dethrones The King, "If [LeBron James] Doesn't Do It This Year, Then He Won't Do It Again"

June 11, 2012 5:05 PM

Just a day away from the NBA Finals, Cleveland rapper Machine Gun Kelly is weighing in on fellow native LeBron James' chances at capturing his first-ever championship.

Continue reading Machine Gun Kelly Dethrones The King, "If [LeBron James] Doesn't Do It This Year, Then He Won't Do It Again".

Funkmaster Flex Massacres Media After Wife-Beating Reports, "I'm Out Here Going At Everybody!!!!"

June 11, 2012 4:52 PM

Hot 97 radio host Funkmaster Flex has taken his beef with rival station Power 105.1's "The Breakfast Club" up a notch by going into a full-fledged attack on multiple media outlets over exposed domestic violence reports.

Continue reading Funkmaster Flex Massacres Media After Wife-Beating Reports, "I'm Out Here Going At Everybody!!!!".

Kanye West Suffers Another On-Stage Meltdown, "You F*cked It Up For Everybody" [Video]

June 11, 2012 2:51 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has once again fallen victim to unruly fans, as new footage shows Yeezy blasting concertgoers at a Dublin show.

Continue reading Kanye West Suffers Another On-Stage Meltdown, "You F*cked It Up For Everybody" [Video].

Canned? Freddie Gibbs, Phonte, Saigon & More Bid Farewell To Canibus' Battle Rap Career

June 11, 2012 1:10 PM

Less than 48 hours after rap veteran Canibus shocked the hip-hop world by whipping out a notepad during a recorded hip-hop battle, a slew of reactions from Freddie Gibbs, Phonte, Saigon and more have appeared.

Continue reading Canned? Freddie Gibbs, Phonte, Saigon & More Bid Farewell To Canibus' Battle Rap Career.

The Saga Ends: Diddy's Justin's Restaurant Closes Doors For Good

June 11, 2012 1:05 PM

Bad Boy Records mogul Diddy's popular Justin's Atlanta restaurant is reportedly closing its doors for good after nearly 15 years in business.

Continue reading The Saga Ends: Diddy's Justin's Restaurant Closes Doors For Good.

Ball 'Til You Fall: Game Gets Crossed Over, Falls Flat At B-Ball Match [Video]

June 11, 2012 1:00 PM

West Coast rapper Game has the Internet going nuts with footage of him suffering a sick crossover move at his California-based Drew League basketball game now surfacing.

Continue reading Ball 'Til You Fall: Game Gets Crossed Over, Falls Flat At B-Ball Match [Video].

50 Cent Tackles The N-Word Debate, "When You're Using It W/ Malice In Your Heart, You Can Feel The Difference"

June 11, 2012 12:15 PM

G-Unit's 50 Cent recently sat down with television mogul Oprah Winfrey and opened up on the hot topic of when, if ever, it is acceptable to use the "N-Word."

Continue reading 50 Cent Tackles The N-Word Debate, "When You're Using It W/ Malice In Your Heart, You Can Feel The Difference".

Oprah Winfrey & 50 Cent Bury Beef For Good, "Everything That Was Wrong W/ The Culture Was On My CD"

June 11, 2012 10:40 AM

Television mogul Oprah Winfrey and rap star 50 Cent finally buried the hatchet last night during the broadcast of their "Next Chapter" interview as they discussed their past publicized feud.

Continue reading Oprah Winfrey & 50 Cent Bury Beef For Good, "Everything That Was Wrong W/ The Culture Was On My CD".

Kanye West's Air Yeezy 2 Sneaker Fanatic Speaks, "Whether You Keep, Trade Or Sell It, It's The Value"

June 11, 2012 10:00 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West's Air Yeezy 2 sneakers have reportedly sold out in cities like Detroit and Motor City native Nik White explains his motivation behind to wait in line for days to get his own pair.

Continue reading Kanye West's Air Yeezy 2 Sneaker Fanatic Speaks, "Whether You Keep, Trade Or Sell It, It's The Value".

Lawyer Says Drake Has His Watch + Canibus Done For Good?!

June 11, 2012 9:35 AM

Happy Mondays bruh bruhs and guh guhls. Today we got a Canadian rap star accused of rockin' jewels that ain't his, and arguably one of the best lyricists of the 90s breaking one of the holiest hip hop commandments.

Continue reading Lawyer Says Drake Has His Watch + Canibus Done For Good?!.

Pusha T Performs Controversial "Exodus 23:1" For First Time Live [Video]

June 11, 2012 8:22 AM

G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T appears unfazed by the hype surrounding his rumored Lil Wayne diss track "Exodus 23:1" and decided to perform the record for the first time live in his own hometown.

Continue reading Pusha T Performs Controversial "Exodus 23:1" For First Time Live [Video].

Bling, Bling: Drake Catches Heat Over $30,000 Missing Rolex

June 11, 2012 8:02 AM

Young Money star Drake is reportedly under fire in a missing $30,000 Rolex case as a New York attorney claims Drizzy is the owner of his pricey watch.

Continue reading Bling, Bling: Drake Catches Heat Over $30,000 Missing Rolex.

DGK: "[It's] A Skateboard Company That Prides Itself On Talent & Fashion... It's Gonna Be Here If Street Wear Isn't Around."

June 11, 2012 12:15 AM

[After recently celebrating the Macy's launch of his clothing and skateboard brand, alongside Lil Wayne in L.A., pro skateboarder Stevie Williams is ready to take over the fashion world. Merging skateboarding and hip-hop into today's modern culture, Williams is here to share the top five reasons to cop his fashion-forward brand.]

Continue reading DGK: "[It's] A Skateboard Company That Prides Itself On Talent & Fashion... It's Gonna Be Here If Street Wear Isn't Around.".

Photo of the Day: Funkmaster Flex Kicks It W/ Diddy

June 11, 2012 12:00 AM

Bottom's Up: Hot 97's Funkmaster Flex kicks it with the original Ciroc Boy, Diddy.

Photo taken from Funkmaster Flex's Twitter

Freeway Breaks Silence On Jay-Z Philadelphia Photo Snub, "People Wanna Make Jokes" [Video]

June 10, 2012 9:49 PM

Former Roc-A-Fella Records artist Freeway has finally stepped up to clear the air on getting left behind during a photo opportunity with Jay-Z at last month's "Made In America" Philadelphia press conference.

Continue reading Freeway Breaks Silence On Jay-Z Philadelphia Photo Snub, "People Wanna Make Jokes" [Video].

Suge Knight Avoids Getting Smoked Out, Dodges Courtroom Battle

June 10, 2012 9:24 PM

Former Death Row Records owner Marion "Suge" Knight can breathe a sigh of relief with reports claiming a February drug possession accusation has now been dropped.

Continue reading Suge Knight Avoids Getting Smoked Out, Dodges Courtroom Battle.

Angela Yee, Charlamagne Tha God & DJ Envy Fire Back, "For Every 10 Lies You Tell I Have 1 Truth"

June 10, 2012 12:02 PM

New York radio station Power 105.1's "The Breakfast Club" hosts Angela Yee, Charlamagne Tha God and DJ Envy are not going out without a fight and have lashed back at disses fired their way from Funkmaster Flex.

Continue reading Angela Yee, Charlamagne Tha God & DJ Envy Fire Back, "For Every 10 Lies You Tell I Have 1 Truth".

Can-I-Bus? Canibus Gets Clowned For Choking At Rap Battle, "Just Watched Canibus Pull Out A Notepad" [Video]

June 10, 2012 11:41 AM

New York rapper Canibus is catching heat this weekend after taking part in a recorded Vendetta: Battle Royale event and falling victim to opponent Dizaster.

Continue reading Can-I-Bus? Canibus Gets Clowned For Choking At Rap Battle, "Just Watched Canibus Pull Out A Notepad" [Video].

Busta Rhymes, Drake & More Explode After Manny Pacquiao Defeat, "What An Embarrassing Night For Boxing. Sh*t Looked Like The WWF"

June 10, 2012 11:24 AM

Boxer Manny Pacquiao's defeat last night (June 9) at the hands of opponent Timothy Bradley is not going over too well in the hip-hop world with Busta Rhymes, Drake, DJ Clue and more publicly lashing out.

Continue reading Busta Rhymes, Drake & More Explode After Manny Pacquiao Defeat, "What An Embarrassing Night For Boxing. Sh*t Looked Like The WWF".

2Pac & Notorious B.I.G.'s Beef Was Fixable, Says Lil' Cease [Video]

June 10, 2012 10:56 AM

New York rapper Lil' Cease recently spoke on the tensions between mentor Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur, ultimately saying things would have simmered down if not for their fatal shootings.

Continue reading 2Pac & Notorious B.I.G.'s Beef Was Fixable, Says Lil' Cease [Video].

Manny Pacquiao Suffers First Loss In 7 Years, "I Didn't Think He Was As Good As Everyone Says"

June 10, 2012 1:25 AM

Popular professional boxer Manny Pacquiao, most known for getting name-dropped by rappers like Rick Ross and Jay-Z, received his first loss in seven years after going down to Timothy Bradley Saturday (June 9) night.

Continue reading Manny Pacquiao Suffers First Loss In 7 Years, "I Didn't Think He Was As Good As Everyone Says".

Photo of the Day: DJ Envy Checks Out The Computer Love

June 10, 2012 12:00 AM

You've Got Mail: Power 105.1's "Breakfast Club" co-host DJ Envy gets the Internet going nuts.

Photo taken from DJ Envy's Twitter

Funkmaster Flex Airs Out DJ Envy, Charlamagne Tha God & Angela Yee, "All 3 Of Y'All Are Out Here Getting Robbed!" [Audio]

June 9, 2012 7:53 PM

Hot 97's Funkmaster Flex is not holding back in his war against rival New York radio station Power 105.1's "The Breakfast Club" by going directly at hosts DJ Envy, Charlamagne Tha God and Angela Yee Saturday (June 9) night.

Continue reading Funkmaster Flex Airs Out DJ Envy, Charlamagne Tha God & Angela Yee, "All 3 Of Y'All Are Out Here Getting Robbed!" [Audio].

Azealia Denies Retirement Reports, "Don't Let The Stupid Rap Blogs Tell You I've Stopped Rapping"

June 9, 2012 3:09 PM

Rap newcomer Azealia Banks has come forward to kill reports claiming she announced a rap retirement this weekend after vowing to leave Twitter and disassociate herself from the hip-hop game.

Continue reading Azealia Denies Retirement Reports, "Don't Let The Stupid Rap Blogs Tell You I've Stopped Rapping".

Nas Gives Gwyneth Paltrow A Pass, "I Would Slap The Sh*t Out Of Somebody For Her, She's A Real N*gga" [Video]

June 9, 2012 11:30 AM

The N-Word debate continues to heat up as rap veteran Nas, who infamously tried naming his last solo album N*gger, has come to Hollywood star Gwyneth Paltrow's defense.

Continue reading Nas Gives Gwyneth Paltrow A Pass, "I Would Slap The Sh*t Out Of Somebody For Her, She's A Real N*gga" [Video].

Did It On Em: Drake & Nicki Minaj Get Hairy, Flaunt Their Tusks

June 9, 2012 9:55 AM

Young Money artists Drake and Nicki Minaj's roles in the upcoming Ice Age: Continental Drift flick have finally surfaced, with the platinum-selling rapper's characters now coming to light.

Continue reading Did It On Em: Drake & Nicki Minaj Get Hairy, Flaunt Their Tusks.

G.O.O.D. Music's Hit-Boy On $90,000 Air Yeezy 2's, "That Was Ridiculous"

June 9, 2012 8:46 AM

G.O.O.D. Music's Hit-Boy recently gave his take on the hype surrounding mentor Kanye West's new Air Yeezy 2 sneakers, which dropped today (June 9), and the reported $90,000 eBay bid for them.

Continue reading G.O.O.D. Music's Hit-Boy On $90,000 Air Yeezy 2's, "That Was Ridiculous".

Where Are You Yeezy? Kim Kardashian's $750,000 Kanye West B-Day Present Revealed

June 9, 2012 7:37 AM

Reality star Kim Kardashian is helping current boyfriend Kanye West ball so hard by reportedly lacing the Watch the Throne rapper with a $750,000 birthday present.

Continue reading Where Are You Yeezy? Kim Kardashian's $750,000 Kanye West B-Day Present Revealed.

Lauryn Hill Says Everything Is Everything, Addresses Million Dollar Tax Evasion Case

June 9, 2012 7:14 AM

Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill has stepped forward to address making headlines this week for reportedly dodging taxes in the mid-2000's by releasing an open statement defending her image.

Continue reading Lauryn Hill Says Everything Is Everything, Addresses Million Dollar Tax Evasion Case.

Photo of the Day: Hit-Boy Shows Off His Own Dream Team

June 9, 2012 12:00 AM

Getting Out Our Dreams: Producer Hit-Boy shows off his G.O.O.D. Music squad.

Photo taken from Hit-Boy's Twitter

Wake-Up Mr. Nash: The-Dream Admits Lying About Gwyneth Paltrow's N-Word Tweet

June 8, 2012 6:03 PM

R&B singer The-Dream has finally come clean on the hype surrounding a controversial "n*ggas in Paris" tweet from Hollywood star Gwyneth Paltrow's Twitter page last weekend, admitting he lied about posting it.

Continue reading Wake-Up Mr. Nash: The-Dream Admits Lying About Gwyneth Paltrow's N-Word Tweet.

Rick Ross Protégé Explodes On Twitter: "I Dropped The Best Video & Y'All Worried About 'Mercy' Or A 'Jay-Z Interview'"

June 8, 2012 5:31 PM

Maybach Music Group rapper Stalley has unleashed his current heated feelings on the state of hip-hop in light of records like Hit-Boy's "Jay-Z Interview" getting mainstream attention this week.

Continue reading Rick Ross Protégé Explodes On Twitter: "I Dropped The Best Video & Y'All Worried About 'Mercy' Or A 'Jay-Z Interview'".

Will Smith Gets His Fresh Back, Revamps "Summertime" Smash Anthem [Audio]

June 8, 2012 5:16 PM

Hollywood star Will Smith is proving he can still lay down a few hot bars heading into the summertime by remixing his 1991 DJ Jazzy Jeff smash anthem "Summertime."

Continue reading Will Smith Gets His Fresh Back, Revamps "Summertime" Smash Anthem [Audio].

Iggy Azalea Reveals Truth Behind Azealia Banks Beef

June 8, 2012 1:25 PM

Grand Hustle's Iggy Azalea is clearing out her closet after months of back-and-forth feuding with New York hip-hop newcomer Azealia Banks, revealing their issues go further back than fans realize.

Continue reading Iggy Azalea Reveals Truth Behind Azealia Banks Beef.

"N*ggas In Paris" Boy Drops Monstrous Jay-Z Hit [Video]

June 8, 2012 12:55 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Hit-Boy is looking to prove he is much more than a platinum-selling producer by testing his hand out at rapping on the new "Jay-Z Interview" record.

Continue reading "N*ggas In Paris" Boy Drops Monstrous Jay-Z Hit [Video].

"I've Always Been The Most Underrated In This Music Business"

June 8, 2012 12:50 PM

After getting crowned SOHH Underrated a while back by fellow Florida native Kevin Cossom, Miami's Ace Hood recently gave SOHH his reaction to receiving the accolade.

Continue reading "I've Always Been The Most Underrated In This Music Business".

Amber Rose Credits Mega Social Website For Falling In Love W/ Wiz Khalifa

June 8, 2012 12:30 PM

Former video vixen Amber Rose has revealed how she ended up becoming rap star Wiz Khalifa's fiancee this week, crediting social networking site Twitter as the ultimate matchmaker.

Continue reading Amber Rose Credits Mega Social Website For Falling In Love W/ Wiz Khalifa.

50 Cent Rubs & Paints His Grandma's Toenails, "She'll Tell You, I've Been Doing It For Years" [Video]

June 8, 2012 12:30 PM

G-Unit's 50 Cent has lowered his tough guy guard and opened up to television mogul Oprah Winfrey as seen in new sneak peeks from his upcoming "Next Chapter" interview.

Continue reading 50 Cent Rubs & Paints His Grandma's Toenails, "She'll Tell You, I've Been Doing It For Years" [Video].

Nicki Minaj Trades Punches W/ Hot 97, Gwyneth Paltrow Unloads N-Bombs, Music Moguls Can't Escape Real Steel

June 8, 2012 12:15 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, doggies, we take a quick look at Nicki Minaj's war with Hot 97, try to comprehend the fuss behind Gwyneth Paltrow's N-Bomb, shake out heads at the penal system and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Trades Punches W/ Hot 97, Gwyneth Paltrow Unloads N-Bombs, Music Moguls Can't Escape Real Steel.

I Hate You So Much Right Now: Nas Recalls Kelis' Wrath, "She Was Lashing Out At Anyone"

June 8, 2012 12:00 PM

Rap veteran Nas recently dished out his feelings toward ex-wife Kelis, emphasizing why they could not sustain an ever-lasting marriage, and the aftermath of their publicized 2010 divorce.

Continue reading I Hate You So Much Right Now: Nas Recalls Kelis' Wrath, "She Was Lashing Out At Anyone".

Black Eyed Peas' Will.i.am Addiction Put On Blast, "I Actually Had To Warn Him As We Walked On To The Stage"

June 8, 2012 11:35 AM

The Black Eyed Peas' Will.i.am is unafraid to tweet under any circumstance but reportedly got a stern warning when he tried to let his 3.5 million followers know he was inches away from Queen Elizabeth II this week.

Continue reading Black Eyed Peas' Will.i.am Addiction Put On Blast, "I Actually Had To Warn Him As We Walked On To The Stage".

Lil Boosie Protégé's Murder Hits Emotional Webbie, "STUPID B*TCHES THINK DEATH A JOKE"

June 8, 2012 10:00 AM

Last night's fatal shooting of Lil Boosie protégé Lil Phat has struck a chord with close friend/rapper Webbie who immediately took to Twitter and unleashed his feelings.

Continue reading Lil Boosie Protégé's Murder Hits Emotional Webbie, "STUPID B*TCHES THINK DEATH A JOKE".

Wait 'Til You See My Bust: Ying Yang Twins Member Arrested In Atlanta After DUI W/ Kids

June 8, 2012 9:19 AM

Ying Yang Twins rapper Deongelo Marquel "Deroc" Holmes was reportedly pulled over and arrested last week in Atlanta on a Driving Under the Influence of alcohol charge with kids in his car.

Continue reading Wait 'Til You See My Bust: Ying Yang Twins Member Arrested In Atlanta After DUI W/ Kids.

1YASELF: Weezy Uneasy Throne Watching + Fall Back Gwyneth

June 8, 2012 8:34 AM

1YASELF is the Hip-Hop Weekly Gazette. A shout-out from the belly of the beast. A Colt 45 toast in the champagne room. In the words of the immortal Philadelphia Freeway, aaaaall o' y'aaaall need to one yo'self.

Continue reading 1YASELF: Weezy Uneasy Throne Watching + Fall Back Gwyneth.

The Dozens: A History Of Rap's Mama: "Rap Makes The Past Look Different... We Now Know That This Was Leading Somewhere That Would Change The World's Culture."

June 8, 2012 12:15 AM

[Remember the days when you circled up around the playground, going back and forth saying things like, Yo mama got more clap than an auditorium, or yo mama's so ugly she looked out her window and got arrested for indecent exposure? Every generation has their version of "the dozens," but here's your chance to learn where the declaration of coarse word battles began. Elijah Wood, author of The Dozens: A History of Rap's Mama, is here to tell you five reasons why you should know your battle history.]

Continue reading The Dozens: A History Of Rap's Mama: "Rap Makes The Past Look Different... We Now Know That This Was Leading Somewhere That Would Change The World's Culture.".

"He's Definitely On The Same Level As 2Pac, Jay-Z & Biggie"

June 8, 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 Driicky Graham dished out his five favorites, producer Lee Bannon brings out his top spitters.]

Continue reading "He's Definitely On The Same Level As 2Pac, Jay-Z & Biggie".

Boosie Labelmate Killed + Flex Takes Beef To Twitter?!

June 8, 2012 12:05 AM

The fallout from the Hot 97 Summer Jam fiasco continues. After Nicki was blasted, then unblasted by Flex on his radio show, the popular DJ got a taste of his own medicine by the competition.

Continue reading Boosie Labelmate Killed + Flex Takes Beef To Twitter?!.

Photo of the Day: SOHH Gets Up Close & Personal At Ryan Leslie Private Party

June 8, 2012 12:00 AM

Diamond Boy: R&B star Ryan Leslie gives SOHH his all at Brooklyn's Converse Rubber Tracks studio.

Nas Breaks Silence On Kelis' Wedding Dress, "Life Is Good" Cover

June 7, 2012 6:20 PM

Days after rap veteran Nas publicly unveiled his Life Is Good cover, God's Son has stepped up to discuss putting ex-wife/singer Kelis' wedding dress on the album art.

Continue reading Nas Breaks Silence On Kelis' Wedding Dress, "Life Is Good" Cover.

Russell Simmons & Gwyneth Paltrow Drop N-Bombs, Q-Tip Says Breathe & Stop? [Recap]

June 7, 2012 5:26 PM

With the Internet still in an uproar over Gwyneth Paltrow dropping the N-Bomb on Twitter and mixed reactions from rap icons like Russell Simmons and Q-Tip, SOHH's got the full play-by-play recap.

Continue reading Russell Simmons & Gwyneth Paltrow Drop N-Bombs, Q-Tip Says Breathe & Stop? [Recap] .

Jay-Z Wants To Win, Win, Win For Hip-Hop, "I See Myself As Part Of The Collective"

June 7, 2012 4:40 PM

Although Jay-Z has ventured outside of hip-hop with ownership in the Brooklyn Nets and launching a slew of successful 40/40 sports club bars, the rap mogul said he feels each accomplishment all relates back to the genre.

Continue reading Jay-Z Wants To Win, Win, Win For Hip-Hop, "I See Myself As Part Of The Collective".

Lauryn Hill's Tax Woes Exposed, Fugees Star Faces $100,000 Punishment

June 7, 2012 4:36 PM

Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill's tax woes have surfaced into the spotlight with reports claiming failed to file in the mid-2000's.

Continue reading Lauryn Hill's Tax Woes Exposed, Fugees Star Faces $100,000 Punishment.

Caught On Twitter: 7 Times Drake "Punk'd" Himself Before MTV

June 7, 2012 4:20 PM

[In light of Young Money's Drake breaking our funny bones after falling victim to MTV's "Punk'd", SOHH's compiled our favorite Drizzy-over-sharing moments Caught On Twitter.]

Continue reading Caught On Twitter: 7 Times Drake "Punk'd" Himself Before MTV.

Fat Joe & Kanye West Went Back To Native Days For 'Pride' Anthem

June 7, 2012 4:05 PM

Terror Squad leader Fat Joe recently discussed putting together his "Pride N Joy" collaboration alongside Kanye West and just how far back they took it with their star-studded anthem.

Continue reading Fat Joe & Kanye West Went Back To Native Days For 'Pride' Anthem.

UPDATE: George Zimmerman's New Bond Hearing Date Revealed

June 7, 2012 4:00 PM

Although George Zimmerman is currently behind bars after getting his April bail bond revoked last week, the man responsible for killing 17 year-old Trayvon Martin is reportedly set to have a new hearing later this month.

Continue reading UPDATE: George Zimmerman's New Bond Hearing Date Revealed.

Where Are You Yeezy? Kanye West's Air Yeezy Kicks Selling For Over $90,000

June 7, 2012 12:56 PM

Fans hoping to get their hands on a pair of rap star Kanye West's Air Yeezy 2 Nike sneakers may have to get a bank loan to cop them with reports claiming they are getting auctioned for over $90,000.

Continue reading Where Are You Yeezy? Kanye West's Air Yeezy Kicks Selling For Over $90,000 .

Ed Lover Says C'Mon Son: "If Nicki Minaj Ain't Real Hip-Hop, Then Eminem Ain't Real Hip-Hop"

June 7, 2012 12:40 PM

The backlash of Hot 97 and Nicki Minaj's post-Summer Jam concert no-show continues to ignite the Internet with one-time Power 105.1 radio host Ed Lover coming to the Young Money artist's defense.

Continue reading Ed Lover Says C'Mon Son: "If Nicki Minaj Ain't Real Hip-Hop, Then Eminem Ain't Real Hip-Hop".

2Pac Hologram Creators Bringing Another Music Icon Back From The Dead

June 7, 2012 11:00 AM

After shocking hip-hop fans by bringing the late Tupac Shakur back with a holographic performance at this year's Coachella Festival, Digital Domain Media Group have announced their next music mogul holographic reincarnation.

Continue reading 2Pac Hologram Creators Bringing Another Music Icon Back From The Dead.

A$AP Rocky Chases Thief Over Stolen Rolex, "F*ck That N*gga Up, F*ck Him. Beat His A**!" [Video]

June 7, 2012 9:49 AM

Chances are if you ever come across A$AP Rocky's $15,000 Rolex at one of his shows, you should kindly return it as a fight broke out last night (June 6) in London after he noticed his pricey watch went missing.

Continue reading A$AP Rocky Chases Thief Over Stolen Rolex, "F*ck That N*gga Up, F*ck Him. Beat His A**!" [Video].

Nas Says He Keeps Enemies Close But Fam Closer, "I Don't Really Keep In Touch W/ Anyone Except My Family"

June 7, 2012 9:33 AM

After stealing the show at last weekend's Hot 97 Summer Jam concert, rap veteran Nas discusses getting Grammy-winning performer Lauryn Hill to join his set and how close of a relationship he keeps with artists.

Continue reading Nas Says He Keeps Enemies Close But Fam Closer, "I Don't Really Keep In Touch W/ Anyone Except My Family".

Kendrick Lamar Rides Behind Nicki Minaj, Hot 97 Summer Jam No-Show [Video]

June 7, 2012 9:21 AM

Despite Peter Rosenberg's divisive introduction contrasting him from Nicki Minaj, West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar has stepped up to defend the Young Money star's decision to snub last weekend's Summer Jam concert.

Continue reading Kendrick Lamar Rides Behind Nicki Minaj, Hot 97 Summer Jam No-Show [Video].

Oprah Winfrey Gets G'd Up W/ 50 Cent, "Just Leaving Fiddy's House"

June 7, 2012 8:56 AM

Iconic television host Oprah Winfrey is heightening up the anticipation for this weekend's special one-on-one interview with rap star 50 Cent by publicly dishing out details of her experience alongside him.

Continue reading Oprah Winfrey Gets G'd Up W/ 50 Cent, "Just Leaving Fiddy's House".

Live From The Underground: "I'm Always Gonna Do My Best. It's All Gonna Sound Soulful. It's All Gonna Be Gritty"

June 7, 2012 12:25 AM

[From the Return of 4Eva to 4Eva N A Day, forever has finally arrived for Big K.R.I.T. as he drops his first major label album, Live From The Underground. This Mississippi boy has everyone from the Third to the West Coast bumping his collaborative hits. But if you're still not sold, check out K.R.I.T.'s 5 Reasons to cop the album.]

Continue reading Live From The Underground: "I'm Always Gonna Do My Best. It's All Gonna Sound Soulful. It's All Gonna Be Gritty".

"We Could Be The Most Underrated Rap Group In Hip-Hop History"

June 7, 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 O. Minaya gave Ludacris the title earlier this week, Nappy Roots' Ron Clutch crowns his own crew SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "We Could Be The Most Underrated Rap Group In Hip-Hop History".

Azealia Banks' Romantic Ties To Manager?!

June 7, 2012 12:05 AM

Harlem rapper Azealia Banks is rumored to be dating her manager, David Holmes.

Continue reading Azealia Banks' Romantic Ties To Manager?!.

Photo of the Day: Kidd Kidd Gets Some Mrs. Officer Love

June 7, 2012 12:00 AM

When I Get Free: G-Unit's Kidd Kidd scoops up two lady officers.

Make sure to check out Kidd Kidd's "Get Busy" Singled Out!

Erykah Badu Explodes Over X-Rated Lil Sis Music Video, "You Can KISS MY Glittery A**"

June 6, 2012 11:10 PM

Grammy-winning singer Erykah Badu has unleashed her feelings at Flaming Lips lead singer Wayne Coyne over his new "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" music video cover, claiming he violated her on multiple levels.

Continue reading Erykah Badu Explodes Over X-Rated Lil Sis Music Video, "You Can KISS MY Glittery A**".

Rap Mogul Defends Gwyneth Paltrow's N-Bomb, "Like Jay-Z Says, 'Motherf*ckers Can't Fine' Her"

June 6, 2012 5:08 PM

Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons has come to the defense of Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow after she caught heat for dropping the N-Bomb over Twitter last weekend while attending Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne concert.

Continue reading Rap Mogul Defends Gwyneth Paltrow's N-Bomb, "Like Jay-Z Says, 'Motherf*ckers Can't Fine' Her".

Dame Grease On Bad Boy Protégé's Rise To Fame, "There's Still A Long Way To Go, Let's Not Get It Twisted"

June 6, 2012 5:00 PM

After recently getting Grammy-winning producer Jerry Wonda's take on Bad Boy rapper French Montana's seemingly overnight rise to fame, SOHH hit up producer Dame Grease to get his take on the rap rookie's career thus far.

Continue reading Dame Grease On Bad Boy Protégé's Rise To Fame, "There's Still A Long Way To Go, Let's Not Get It Twisted".

Curren$y & Big K.R.I.T.'s First-Week Album Sales Projections Revealed

June 6, 2012 4:32 PM

XXL Freshmen alumni Curren$y and Big K.R.I.T.'s new albums, The Stoned Immaculate and Live from the Underground, are reportedly en route to land on next week's sales chart based on seven days estimates.

Continue reading Curren$y & Big K.R.I.T.'s First-Week Album Sales Projections Revealed.

"Rakim Is The Reason Why I Rap. The Reason Why I Rap Is Because Of That Man"

June 6, 2012 1:26 PM

In light of Eric B. and Rakim's Paid in Full hip-hop classic getting re-released in honor of its 25th anniversary, rap veteran Erick Sermon talked to SOHH about his undying admiration toward the iconic emcee.

Continue reading "Rakim Is The Reason Why I Rap. The Reason Why I Rap Is Because Of That Man".

Lil Wayne's Got The Internet Goin' Nuts W/ In-Your-Face Video Launch, "There's No Quit, There's No Stopping" [Video]

June 6, 2012 1:10 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne is ready to take on the digital world by announcing plans to launch his very own lifestyle website called BreadOverBed.com in the near future.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Got The Internet Goin' Nuts W/ In-Your-Face Video Launch, "There's No Quit, There's No Stopping" [Video].

Fox News' Bill O'Reilly Goes After Diddy's Son

June 6, 2012 1:00 PM

Controversial Fox News personality Bill O'Reilly is once again on the attack of rap-related figures by going at Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy's son, Justin Combs, after receiving an athletic scholarship to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Continue reading Fox News' Bill O'Reilly Goes After Diddy's Son.

2 Chainz Drapes Pop Star W/ Pizazz, "I Call Him Lil Swaggy"

June 6, 2012 1:00 PM

ESPN's Skip Bayless is not the only person 2 Chainz is swagging out these days as the Atlanta rap star has revealed tagging pop singer Justin Bieber "Lil Swaggy" these days.

Continue reading 2 Chainz Drapes Pop Star W/ Pizazz, "I Call Him Lil Swaggy".

Another Wu-Tang Member Ditches The Clan, Ol' Dirty Bastard Biopic

June 6, 2012 12:44 PM

It appears Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon is following suit with the GZA by not taking part in the upcoming Dirty White Boy biopic based on late group member Ol' Dirty Bastard.

Continue reading Another Wu-Tang Member Ditches The Clan, Ol' Dirty Bastard Biopic.

Nicki Minaj Finally Strikes Gold, Travis Porter Get Their Day In Top 20, Drake Stays Put

June 6, 2012 12:00 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Nicki Minaj heads the rap pack once again, Travis Porter lay their foot down in the Top 20 and Young Money's Drake stays put just inside the Top 50.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Finally Strikes Gold, Travis Porter Get Their Day In Top 20, Drake Stays Put.

Nas Weighs In On Nicki Minaj's Young Money/Hot 97 Drama, "I Think It Was Just Really Messy"

June 6, 2012 11:00 AM

Rap veteran Nas has offered his two cents on the current tensions boiling between Nicki Minaj's Young Money family and iconic New York radio station Hot 97 after Sunday's Summer Jam incident tore the two sides apart.

Continue reading Nas Weighs In On Nicki Minaj's Young Money/Hot 97 Drama, "I Think It Was Just Really Messy".

Mac Miller And Pharrell Connect For EP + Yeezy Spazzes On Fan?!

June 6, 2012 9:45 AM

Crazy music news: Pharrell and Mac Miller linking up for music project?

Continue reading Mac Miller And Pharrell Connect For EP + Yeezy Spazzes On Fan?!.

Angie Martinez Backs Up Funkmaster Flex, "I Still Think [Nicki Minaj] Should Have Performed" [Audio]

June 6, 2012 9:30 AM

Hot 97's Angie Martinez is riding with Funkmaster Flex in light of the recent war of words between him and Summer Jam no-show Nicki Minaj, saying the platinum-selling rapper should have still performed and resolved any issues Sunday (June 3) night.

Continue reading Angie Martinez Backs Up Funkmaster Flex, "I Still Think [Nicki Minaj] Should Have Performed" [Audio].

Amber Rose Pictures Wiz Khalifa's Wedding Gear, "I Would Like Him In A Kilt"

June 6, 2012 8:52 AM

Former video vixen Amber Rose recently discussed her engagement to rap star Wiz Khalifa and said despite their publicized romance, there is no rush to pencil in a wedding date.

Continue reading Amber Rose Pictures Wiz Khalifa's Wedding Gear, "I Would Like Him In A Kilt".

MyTunes Pro HD: "We've Tried This Out W/ Murs, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Drake, You Name It"

June 6, 2012 12:15 AM

[With graduations and summer vacations on deck, what better way to cruise into the hot season than upgrading your jams to fit your needs? Today, SRS Sound's Senior Software Applications Engineer Mike Lamenzo gives you five reasons to cop the new MyTunes Pro HD app ASAP!]

Continue reading MyTunes Pro HD: "We've Tried This Out W/ Murs, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Drake, You Name It".

"The Guy Is Never Sleeping & Forever Tryna Put Out The Best Sh*t"

June 6, 2012 12:15 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. After retired NBA player Walter McCarty balled hard with his top five spitters, "Snapbacks and Tattoos" rapper Driicky Graham reveals his Top 5, Dead or Alive.]

Continue reading "The Guy Is Never Sleeping & Forever Tryna Put Out The Best Sh*t".

Photo of the Day: David Banner Brings Out His Entire Crew

June 6, 2012 12:00 AM

Crew Deep: Rap veteran David Banner shows off his squad of hip-hop heavyweights.

Make sure to check out David Banner's "So Amazing" Singled Out!

"I Ended Up Hanging Out W/ Frank Ocean, Miguel & Dom Kennedy"

June 5, 2012 11:16 PM

[With his new Free Dreaming mixtape currently catching a viral buzz and making noise for clocking in time with Dom Kennedy as of late, rapper/producer Troy NoKA opens up on his seemingly overnight rise to stardom.]

Continue reading "I Ended Up Hanging Out W/ Frank Ocean, Miguel & Dom Kennedy".

Ma$e Hints At Record Label Bidding War, "I Just Got A G.O.O.D. Offer"

June 5, 2012 9:40 PM

Former Bad Boy Records rap star Ma$e may be in the midst of a possible record label bidding war by hinting at getting offered an opportunity to join Kanye West's growing G.O.O.D. Music team.

Continue reading Ma$e Hints At Record Label Bidding War, "I Just Got A G.O.O.D. Offer".

Peter Rosenberg On Nicki Minaj's Boyfriend Threat, "You Want To Punch Me In The Face B/C I Don't Like Pop Dance Songs?"

June 5, 2012 6:03 PM

Hot 97's Peter Rosenberg is far from ready to apologize to Young Money's Nicki Minaj over calling out her music at Sunday's pre-Summer Jam concert and has gone on to address a threat from her alleged boyfriend.

Continue reading Peter Rosenberg On Nicki Minaj's Boyfriend Threat, "You Want To Punch Me In The Face B/C I Don't Like Pop Dance Songs?".

Jimmy Henchman Gets Bad News, Drug Trafficking Verdict Announced

June 5, 2012 5:10 PM

Incarcerated music executive James "Jimmy Henchman" Rosemond has reportedly been found guilty on a slew of drug-related charges and now faces life behind bars.

Continue reading Jimmy Henchman Gets Bad News, Drug Trafficking Verdict Announced.

"50 Had A Studio In His Van ... Something I've Never Seen Before"

June 5, 2012 5:00 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each week and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After rapper/producer David Banner analyzes his new Chris Brown-assisted "So Amazing" hit, G-Unit rapper Kidd Kidd talks about linking up with 50 Cent for the track, "Get Busy."]

Continue reading "50 Had A Studio In His Van ... Something I've Never Seen Before".

Kanye West Threatens To 'F*ck Up' Fan At "Watch The Throne" Concert [Video]

June 5, 2012 4:45 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West showed he does not like his concerts interrupted by fans as seen in new footage of Yeezy going off on a concertgoer at this past weekend's Watch the Throne concert in France.

Continue reading Kanye West Threatens To 'F*ck Up' Fan At "Watch The Throne" Concert [Video].

T.I.'s Grand Hustle Protégé Loses His Whip, $134,000 Maserati Repossessed

June 5, 2012 12:05 PM

Grand Hustle rapper Young Dro's money woes have surfaced into the light with reports claiming he recently had his 2007 Maserati Quattroporte Sport GT repossessed.

Continue reading T.I.'s Grand Hustle Protégé Loses His Whip, $134,000 Maserati Repossessed.

2 Chainz Defends Bling-Blinging Skip Bayless, "I Officially Gave Skip Swag" [Video]

June 5, 2012 11:08 AM

Fresh off appearing on ESPN's First Take daily sports show, Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz has defended his decision to lace controversial co-host Skip Bayless with a diamond encrusted gold chain.

Continue reading 2 Chainz Defends Bling-Blinging Skip Bayless, "I Officially Gave Skip Swag" [Video].

Gwyneth Paltrow Defends Dropping N-Bomb At Jay-Z Concert, "N*ggas In Paris For Real"

June 5, 2012 10:55 AM

Hollywood star Gwyneth Paltrow is making headlines this week for catching heat over dropping the N-Bomb on Twitter while enjoying close friend/rapper Jay-Z's Watch the Throne concert in Paris this past weekend.

Continue reading Gwyneth Paltrow Defends Dropping N-Bomb At Jay-Z Concert, "N*ggas In Paris For Real".

Nicki Minaj Talks To Hot 97's Rival, Addresses Summer Jam & Rumored Lil' Kim Funeral [Audio]

June 5, 2012 9:50 AM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj is not yet ready to let go of getting called out at Sunday's Hot 97 Summer Jam concert and dialed up rival station Power 105.1's "The Breakfast Club" to discuss her no-show.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Talks To Hot 97's Rival, Addresses Summer Jam & Rumored Lil' Kim Funeral [Audio].

Destiny Forgives Nas Over Huge "Daughters" Music Video Blunder

June 5, 2012 9:40 AM

Rap veteran Nas reportedly caught some heat from his 17 year-old daughter Destiny Jones recently after mistakenly putting her wrong birthday in the new "Daughters" music video.

Continue reading Destiny Forgives Nas Over Huge "Daughters" Music Video Blunder.

GZA Throws Down His Liquid Sword, Falls Back On Ol' Dirty Bastard Biopic

June 5, 2012 9:08 AM

Wu-Tang Clan's GZA has no plans of appearing in the upcoming Ol' Dirty Bastard biopic, Dirty White Boy, despite recent reports claiming the entire Clan would play themselves.

Continue reading GZA Throws Down His Liquid Sword, Falls Back On Ol' Dirty Bastard Biopic.

Recap Of Minaj Flexin' On The Funkmaster

June 5, 2012 9:03 AM

As we stated on Twitter late last night, listening to the Hot 97 interview with Flex and Nicki Minaj felt like a couple inviting you over for dinner then arguing with each other -- sh*t was interesting, then just got real awkward and repetitive so you slowly make your way to the door. The hour-long ego match got old quick, and, like most fights between people with huge egos, absolutely nothing was gained when it was all said and done.

Continue reading Recap Of Minaj Flexin' On The Funkmaster.

Pusha T Ridin' The Publicity Hype Or Lil Wayne Press?

June 5, 2012 12:45 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 Pusha T Ridin' The Publicity Hype Or Lil Wayne Press?.

BREAKING: Jay-Z's Roc-A-Fella Records Co-Founder Headed To Jail

June 5, 2012 12:35 AM

Former Jay-Z business associate and Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder Kareem "Biggs" Burke is headed to jail for five years on a drug-related conviction.

Continue reading BREAKING: Jay-Z's Roc-A-Fella Records Co-Founder Headed To Jail.

"His Wordplay & Metaphors Are Just Sick"

June 5, 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 Jagged Edge's Wingo named Nelly and Jadakiss last week, Power 105.1's DJ O. Minaya crowns Ludacris SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "His Wordplay & Metaphors Are Just Sick".

"We're Just Trying To Open Up People's Eyes To Something Fresh & New"

June 5, 2012 12:10 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each week and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After DJ Rapid Ric cleaned out his "Bodies Hit the Floor" record last week, rapper/producer David Banner analyzes his new Chris Brown-assisted "So Amazing" hit.]

Continue reading "We're Just Trying To Open Up People's Eyes To Something Fresh & New".

War Machine II: "Hip-Hop Is Different Now. You Don't Have To Be From The East Or The West Coast, Or The South, To Have An Impact."

June 5, 2012 12:00 AM

[St. Louis MC, Tef Poe is bringing Midwest swang with his latest project, War Machine II. Guest spots from Killer Mike and Royce Da 5'9" color the album, and DJ Smallz and DJ Shure Fire assist with their unforgettable production. But you don't have to take our word for it because Tef has the 5 Reasons to download his EP, which drops today (6/5).]

Continue reading War Machine II: "Hip-Hop Is Different Now. You Don't Have To Be From The East Or The West Coast, Or The South, To Have An Impact.".

Photo of the Day: Pusha T Ridin' The Publicity Hype Or Lil Wayne Press?

June 5, 2012 12:00 AM

Ridin' Dirty: G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T rides over his competition.

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

Queen Of Hip-Hop Comes Clean On "Coming Out" Reports

June 4, 2012 11:39 PM

Hollywood star/rapper Queen Latifah has stepped up to clear the air on recent reports claiming she came out as a lesbian woman at a Gay Pride event last month in California.

Continue reading Queen Of Hip-Hop Comes Clean On "Coming Out" Reports.

Nicki Minaj & Funkmaster Flex Face-Off, Address Summer Jam Incident [Audio]

June 4, 2012 10:45 PM

Despite promising to presumably end Nicki Minaj's career during his Monday (June 4) night Hot 97 radio show, Funkmaster Flex spoke to the self-proclaimed Barbie about her unexpected no-show at this past weekend's Summer Jam concert.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj & Funkmaster Flex Face-Off, Address Summer Jam Incident [Audio].

Nas Takes Off Kelis' Wedding Dress On "Life Is Good" Cover

June 4, 2012 5:24 PM

Rap veteran Nas is proving he is a bachelor in the fullest sense on the cover of his upcoming Life Is Good album which features God's Son holding onto ex-wife Kelis' wedding dress.

Continue reading Nas Takes Off Kelis' Wedding Dress On "Life Is Good" Cover.

Lauryn Hill Says Hot 97 Just Lost One, Defends Nicki Minaj's Summer Jam No-Show

June 4, 2012 4:24 PM

Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill has stepped forward to defend Young Money star Nicki Minaj in light of her unexpected decision to pull out of a billed Hot 97 Summer Jam concert Sunday (June 3) night.

Continue reading Lauryn Hill Says Hot 97 Just Lost One, Defends Nicki Minaj's Summer Jam No-Show .

"People Think He Blew Up Overnight But, He's Put In A Lot Of OT"

June 4, 2012 3:05 PM

As Bad Boy Records' French Montana continued to build his buzz by killing it at last night's Hot 97 Summer Jam concert, SOHH reached out to his long-time friend and collaborator producer Jerry Wonda to get his take on the rapper's rise to stardom.

Continue reading "People Think He Blew Up Overnight But, He's Put In A Lot Of OT".

Funkmaster Flex Says Nicki Minaj's Lost The Streets, "I'm Gonna Ruin A Career"

June 4, 2012 12:00 PM

Hot 97's Funkmaster Flex has reportedly taken the side of fellow radio personality Peter Rosenberg in light of Sunday night Summer Jam remarks catching fire to the Young Money family by publicly getting at Nicki Minaj.

Continue reading Funkmaster Flex Says Nicki Minaj's Lost The Streets, "I'm Gonna Ruin A Career".

TRUKFIT: "It's A Lil Wayne Clothing Line. What Else Could You Ask For?"

June 4, 2012 11:40 AM

[As Lil Wayne's Trukfit clothing line making its Macy's debut, and gears up for its L.A. launch, Mike Morris, brand manager for TRUKFIT, is here to give you the 5 Reasons you need to cop Tunechi's durable, stylish, street-ready apparel. Check Greg Watermann's vivid photography to see why you need to be at every Macy's store purchasing the latest in TRUKFIT. ]

Continue reading TRUKFIT: "It's A Lil Wayne Clothing Line. What Else Could You Ask For?".

50 Cent Buries The Beef, "After Years Of Feud Rumors, She Sits Down W/ Him For The First Time"

June 4, 2012 10:48 AM

Rap executive 50 Cent's past issues with renowned television mogul Oprah Winfrey appear to be long gone as the G-Unit general is slated to appear on her upcoming "Next Chapter" show.

Continue reading 50 Cent Buries The Beef, "After Years Of Feud Rumors, She Sits Down W/ Him For The First Time".

Pusha T Gives Cold Shoulder At Hot 97 Concert Over Young Money Feud

June 4, 2012 10:35 AM

G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T is reportedly playing it safe and not entertaining the idea of a full-fledged lyrical war against Lil Wayne's Young Money team by refusing to comment on their current status.

Continue reading Pusha T Gives Cold Shoulder At Hot 97 Concert Over Young Money Feud.

Ballers In Paris: NY Knicks Star Puts A Ring On It In The City Of Love

June 4, 2012 10:16 AM

New York Knicks superstar Amar'e Stoudemire is officially retiring his bachelor jeresey and eyeing down the married life after proposing to longtime girlfriend Alexis Welch in the City of Love this past weekend.

Continue reading Ballers In Paris: NY Knicks Star Puts A Ring On It In The City Of Love.

Jay Electronica Singled Out In Billionaire Break-Up, Secret Love Affair Exposed?

June 4, 2012 10:04 AM

Roc Nation's Jay Electronica is making interesting headlines to start off the week by getting tagged as the cause of a billionaire marriage separation in the United Kingdom.

Continue reading Jay Electronica Singled Out In Billionaire Break-Up, Secret Love Affair Exposed?.

Kim Kardashian & Family's Bikini Bodies "Hypnotize" In Notorious B.I.G. Music Video [Video]

June 4, 2012 9:27 AM

Reality star Kim Kardashian's favorite rapper alive may likely be Kanye West, however, she and family members showed off their love for the late Notorious B.I.G. in a new bikini-laced "Hypnotize" music video.

Continue reading Kim Kardashian & Family's Bikini Bodies "Hypnotize" In Notorious B.I.G. Music Video [Video].

Drake Gets Punk'd By MTV + Jay Elec Breaks Up Home?!?

June 4, 2012 9:23 AM

I guess we know what Jay Electronica's been doing all this d*mn time: Call of Duty and white women. Aye bruh, I ain't mad, but d*mn can we get the album? A story recently broke in which the Roc Nation spitter was accused of laying some Exhibit D on the wife of millionaire Ben Goldsmith. Cold f*ckin' world.

Continue reading Drake Gets Punk'd By MTV + Jay Elec Breaks Up Home?!?.

Rick Ross Carries Summer Jam Concert After Nicki Minaj No-Show

June 4, 2012 9:00 AM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross helped ignite last night's Hot 97 Summer Jam concert in East Rutherford, New Jersey after fellow headliner Nicki Minaj pulled out of the event at the last minute.

Continue reading Rick Ross Carries Summer Jam Concert After Nicki Minaj No-Show.

Photo of the Day: Peter Rosenberg Rocks The Belt At Summer Jam '12

June 4, 2012 12:00 AM

The People's Champ: Hot 97's Peter Rosenberg whips out the championship belt for Summer Jam 2012.

Photo taken from Peter Rosenberg's Twitter

Lil Wayne Bans Young Money From Summer Jam After Hot 97 Diss, Nicki Minaj Responds [Video]

June 3, 2012 7:53 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has announced his Young Money team, which consists of Drake and Nicki Minaj, will not appear at tonight's annual Hot 97 Summer Jam concert.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Bans Young Money From Summer Jam After Hot 97 Diss, Nicki Minaj Responds [Video].

UPDATE: George Zimmerman Surrenders To Cops Minutes Before Deadline

June 3, 2012 2:09 PM

Florida resident George Zimmerman has reportedly surrendered to police after a judge revoked his controversial April bail bond heading into the weekend.

Continue reading UPDATE: George Zimmerman Surrenders To Cops Minutes Before Deadline.

Floyd Mayweather, Jr.'s Jail Cell, Protective Custody Details Exposed

June 3, 2012 8:47 AM

Fans wondering what living conditions undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. will experience for the next 90 days can speculate no more with details from his Las Vegas jail now emerging online.

Continue reading Floyd Mayweather, Jr.'s Jail Cell, Protective Custody Details Exposed.

Lil Wayne Kicks & Pushes, Rolls Into TRUKFIT LA Launch

June 3, 2012 8:21 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne proved he is fully behind his TRUKFIT clothing line by traveling all the way to Los Angeles to celebrate its official Macy's launch on Friday (June 1).

Continue reading Lil Wayne Kicks & Pushes, Rolls Into TRUKFIT LA Launch.

Jay-Z & Kanye West Bring Destiny's Child To Paris [Video]

June 3, 2012 7:55 AM

Grammy-winning rappers Jay-Z and Kanye West brought out a star-studded crowd at their Paris, France Watch the Throne concert including Beyonce Knowles-Carter, Kelly Rowland and Hollywood star Gwyneth Paltrow.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Kanye West Bring Destiny's Child To Paris [Video].

Big Sean Grounds Lil Wayne/Pusha T Beef, "I Ain't About To Be Over Here Arguing W/ Anybody" [Video]

June 3, 2012 7:36 AM

G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean is falling back on entertaining the current feud between Lil Wayne and labelmate Pusha T, saying there is no benefit from rap beef.

Continue reading Big Sean Grounds Lil Wayne/Pusha T Beef, "I Ain't About To Be Over Here Arguing W/ Anybody" [Video].

Photo of the Day: Big Sean Stays Gleamin' W/ His New Grill

June 3, 2012 12:00 AM

Stay Gleamin': G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean shines with his Paul Wall-made diamond grill.

Photo taken from Big Sean's Twitter

Wu-Tang Clan Strikes Again: The RZA, The GZA, Inspectah Deck & More Plan Big Screen Reunion

June 2, 2012 9:14 PM

Fans hoping to see the Wu-Tang Clan back together will get their wish in an upcoming Ol' Dirty Bastard biopic as new reports claim the entire crew are slated to play themselves.

Continue reading Wu-Tang Clan Strikes Again: The RZA, The GZA, Inspectah Deck & More Plan Big Screen Reunion.

Mrs. Kanye West Escapes Jail Time After Office Depot Meltdown, "I Have An Anger Problem"

June 2, 2012 7:59 PM

A woman legally named Mrs. Kanye West (born Linda Resa) is making weekend headlines with reports claiming she avoided time behind bars for an Office Depot incident in New York City last September.

Continue reading Mrs. Kanye West Escapes Jail Time After Office Depot Meltdown, "I Have An Anger Problem".

Nicki Minaj Gets All Covered Up In Staten Island [Video]

June 2, 2012 7:35 PM

Young Money rap star Nicki Minaj's music may come with a parental advisory sticker, however, the platinum-selling femcee's "Marilyn Monroe" record recently won over the attention of some hometown New York kids.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Gets All Covered Up In Staten Island [Video].

Lil Wayne Feels 'Unwanted' After OKC Thunder Rejection, "[Forget] You, I'm In Forbes"

June 2, 2012 1:13 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne is taking his publicized Oklahoma City Thunder incident to heart after getting denied entance to their Western Conference Finals Game 3 match last Thursday, saying he feels unwanted at the team's arena.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Feels 'Unwanted' After OKC Thunder Rejection, "[Forget] You, I'm In Forbes".

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Turns Himself In, Boxing Champ Surrenders W/ 50 Cent [Video]

June 2, 2012 12:51 PM

Undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. has officially kicked off a three-month jail sentence after turning himself over to Las Vegas authorities entering into the weekend.

Continue reading Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Turns Himself In, Boxing Champ Surrenders W/ 50 Cent [Video].

Pete Wants To Rock W/ Lupe After Twitter Fiasco

June 2, 2012 12:47 PM

Although they may have gone at their necks on Twitter and in interviews last month, veteran hitmaker Pete Rock admits he hopes to officially bury the hatchet by hooking up with rap star Lupe Fiasco for some fresh tunes.

Continue reading Pete Wants To Rock W/ Lupe After Twitter Fiasco.

Dr. Dre's Protégé Named In Cocaine Case, Rapper Calls Out Jimmy Henchman

June 2, 2012 12:31 PM

Aftermath Records rap newcomer Slim the Mobster is catching heat from incarcerated music executive James "Jimmy Henchman" Rosemond who claims he had a role in an illegal drug operation.

Continue reading Dr. Dre's Protégé Named In Cocaine Case, Rapper Calls Out Jimmy Henchman.

Young Money Prez On Lil Wayne/Pusha T Feud, "If A Gnat Keep Flyin' Around You, Eventually You Gonna Swat It"

June 2, 2012 11:46 AM

Young Money President Mack Maine has offered his take on the current war of words between Lil Wayne and Pusha T, claiming fans shoudl not expect a full-fledged rap war.

Continue reading Young Money Prez On Lil Wayne/Pusha T Feud, "If A Gnat Keep Flyin' Around You, Eventually You Gonna Swat It".

Photo of the Day: Killer Mike Performs "R.A.P. Music"

June 2, 2012 12:00 AM

I Wanna Be Like Mike: Atlanta's Killer Mike gives SOHH an up close view of his R.A.P Music.

BREAKING: George Zimmerman Forced To Return To Jail

June 1, 2012 8:08 PM

A judge has revoked George Zimmerman's bail bond and ordered him to return to jail as he awaits trial for the slaying of 17 year-old Trayvon Martin.

Continue reading BREAKING: George Zimmerman Forced To Return To Jail.

Big Sean Wants To Pass, Pass, Pass Jay-Z & Kanye West, "If I Don't, What The H*ll Am I Doing?"

June 1, 2012 5:55 PM

G.O.O.D Music's Big Sean recently talked about his status in the rap game and why it is vital to reach for heights greater than where rap moguls like Jay-Z and Kanye West have gone in hip-hop.

Continue reading Big Sean Wants To Pass, Pass, Pass Jay-Z & Kanye West, "If I Don't, What The H*ll Am I Doing?" .

Trina's OKC Thunder Boyfriend Responds To Lil Wayne: "Come To The Next Game"

June 1, 2012 5:01 PM

Oklahoma City Thunder star player James Harden has weighed in on last night's controversy over Young Money's Lil Wayne claiming his team banned him from the Western Conference Finals Game 3, extending his hand out to Weezy F. Baby.

Continue reading Trina's OKC Thunder Boyfriend Responds To Lil Wayne: "Come To The Next Game".

Trayvon Martin's Killer Makes Big Move, Hires High-Profile Lawyer

June 1, 2012 3:50 PM

Florida resident George Zimmerman's solicited donations may have earned him a high-powered defense attorney.

Continue reading Trayvon Martin's Killer Makes Big Move, Hires High-Profile Lawyer.

Max B Ready To Ride Wave Outta Jail, "I Just Can't Wait To Get Back Into The Studio"

June 1, 2012 3:00 PM

Despite former Dipset affiliate Max B currently behind bars on a 75-year jail sentence, the Harlem rapper has hinted at plans to break free and get back into music-making.

Continue reading Max B Ready To Ride Wave Outta Jail, "I Just Can't Wait To Get Back Into The Studio".

KimYe Confirmed! Kim K Crowns Herself Yeezy's Wifey

June 1, 2012 2:39 PM

After months of speculation and non-stop rumor posts, reality star Kim Kardashian has now officially titled herself the significant other to rap star Kanye West.

Continue reading KimYe Confirmed! Kim K Crowns Herself Yeezy's Wifey.

Badu And Sister Go Nude In NSFW Flaming Lips Video

June 1, 2012 2:20 PM

Grammy-winning singer Erykah Badu's sister Nayrok appears to be following in her footsteps as seen in a new steamy Flaming Lips music video where she combines nudity with art.

Continue reading Badu And Sister Go Nude In NSFW Flaming Lips Video.

50 Cent Unfazed By Forbes' Richest Rappers Lists, "I've Been On A Motherf*cking Lunch Break"

June 1, 2012 1:15 PM

G-Unit's 50 Cent recently talked about his annual appearance on Forbes Magazine's wealthiest rappers lists and why he is unfazed by his placement.

Continue reading 50 Cent Unfazed By Forbes' Richest Rappers Lists, "I've Been On A Motherf*cking Lunch Break".

The Hunt For Lloyd Banks Begins, Pusha T Vs. Lil Wayne Round 2, 50 Cent Reloads & Unloads

June 1, 2012 12:45 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, we take a quick journey to find out where G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has wandered off to over the past nine months, see the latest on Pusha T versus Lil Wayne, applaud 50 Cent for staying on his A-game given tough circumstances and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading The Hunt For Lloyd Banks Begins, Pusha T Vs. Lil Wayne Round 2, 50 Cent Reloads & Unloads.

T.I. Intensifies The Vibe For 'Trouble' LP, "It's Gonna Be More Aggressive Than 'Paper Trail'"

June 1, 2012 12:20 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. is looking to unleash his feelings on the upcoming Trouble Man album, revealing this project will easily offer more aggression than 2008's platinum-selling Paper Trail LP.

Continue reading T.I. Intensifies The Vibe For 'Trouble' LP, "It's Gonna Be More Aggressive Than 'Paper Trail'".

Jay-Z & Kanye West's 'No Church' Music Video Sparks Mixed Reactions From Directors

June 1, 2012 10:40 AM

Days after Grammy-winning rap duo Jay-Z and Kanye West's "No Church in the Wild" music video premiered, a variety of directors have stepped up with their reactions to the artsy visual.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Kanye West's 'No Church' Music Video Sparks Mixed Reactions From Directors.

UPDATE: Young Money President Addresses Lil Wayne/OKC Thunder Rejection

June 1, 2012 10:20 AM

Young Money President Mack Maine has stepped forward to clear the air on rap star Lil Wayne getting denied entrance to last night's Oklahoma City Thunder West Conference Finals game.

Continue reading UPDATE: Young Money President Addresses Lil Wayne/OKC Thunder Rejection.

WTF Report: R&B Singer Doing Pornsite Jingles + Justin Beiber Passes Out?!?

June 1, 2012 8:24 AM

Brian McKnight: Start back at one, bruh. You out here makin' some seriously offensive music, my dude. And I actually like offensive music. But it's gotta be good.

Continue reading WTF Report: R&B Singer Doing Pornsite Jingles + Justin Beiber Passes Out?!?.

Drake Says "HYFR" Brings Fans Into The Mind Of Drizzy

June 1, 2012 7:44 AM

Young Money star Drake recently discussed his buzzing "HYFR" music video and specifically how his approach to the visual helped make it an overnight must-see.

Continue reading Drake Says "HYFR" Brings Fans Into The Mind Of Drizzy.

Lil Wayne Gets Played By Oklahoma City Thunder, "Denied By The Team To Be In Their Arena"

June 1, 2012 1:23 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne may have a cemented spot on Forbes' annual most wealthiest hip-hop artists list, however, he revealed his fame did not grant him access to Thursday (May 31) night's San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder Western Conference Finals Game 3.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Gets Played By Oklahoma City Thunder, "Denied By The Team To Be In Their Arena".

"He's One Of The Baddest Men Walking This Planet"

June 1, 2012 12:15 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. After David Talbert revealed his fave five rappers, retired NBA player Walter McCarty balls hard with his top five spitters.]

Continue reading "He's One Of The Baddest Men Walking This Planet".

"Munitio": "Titanium Headpones Are First of A Kind"

June 1, 2012 12:05 AM

[With temperatures rising and summer vacation planning in effect, Munitio headphones marketing director Robert Benjamin gives you Five Reasons to get your hands on these must-have headphones this weekend.]

Continue reading "Munitio": "Titanium Headpones Are First of A Kind".

Photo of the Day: Munitio Headphones Giveaway

June 1, 2012 12:00 AM

Turn My Headphones Up: Munitio's 9mm Billets Stay Golden 24/7.

Check out Munitio's Facebook page and peep today's "5 Reasons To Buy" SOHH exclusive to win a free pair!

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