September 2012 Archives
September 30, 2012 6:35 PM
Footage of last night's explosive Rick Ross and Young Jeezy brawl has now landed online, showing what all really took place at the BET Hip Hop Awards taping.
September 30, 2012 5:52 PM
After an impressive opening week at No. 2, G.O.O.D. Music's Q-Tip has now hinted at possible plans for Kanye West to drop a Cruel Summer follow-up.
Continue reading Kanye West's Gearing Up For "Cruel" Winter, Says G.O.O.D Music Member.
September 30, 2012 5:00 PM
Less than 24 hours after havoc took over last night's BET Hip Hop Awards taping, the network has issued a statement on what exactly went down in Atlanta.
Continue reading BET Addresses Violent Rick Ross, Young Jeezy & 50 Cent Incidents.
September 30, 2012 11:00 AM
It appears former Bad Boy Records rapper Shyne is riding for President Barack Obama by becoming the latest hip-hop artist to take a shot at Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney.
Continue reading Shyne Rocks W/ President Obama? Takes Shot At Mitt Romney.
September 30, 2012 9:50 AM
Despite heating up the Internet last night with reports of getting into a physical altercation with Maybach Music Group's Gunplay, G-Unit's 50 Cent has now bigged up this weekend's BET Hip Hop Awards taping.
Continue reading 50 Cent Downplays BET Brawl: "I'm Up Thanking God For Another Day".
September 30, 2012 8:36 AM
Grammy-winning singer Rihanna recently revealed which New York team has her support heading into the 2012-2013 NBA season, either the New York Knicks or Brooklyn Nets.
Continue reading Rihanna Reveals Whether She's Riding W/ The NY Knicks Or BK Nets.
September 30, 2012 1:49 AM
Things got hot and heavy Saturday (September 29) night in Atlanta as reports claim a brawl took place at the BET Hip Hop Awards 2012 festivities involving Rick Ross' camp, Young Jeezy's crew and 50 Cent's G-Unit.
September 30, 2012 12:00 AM
Hello, Brooklyn: Rap mogul Jay-Z puts on for his city at the new Barclays Center.
Photo taken from Beyoncé Land
September 29, 2012 9:40 PM
After nearly a decade beefing, rap rivals 50 Cent and Fat Joe have finally placed their differences aside to unite for their late longtime friend Chris Lighty at the BET Hip Hop Awards taping.
Continue reading 50 Cent Finally Buries Fat Joe Beef: "Chris Would Have Wanted Joe There".
September 29, 2012 9:18 PM
Fans hoping to see Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco's newest solo album debut at number one may have to buy a few extra copies with Food & Liquor II's first-week sales projections slightly dropping.
Continue reading Lupe Fiasco's "Food & Liquor II" First-Week Sales Projections Decrease.
September 29, 2012 9:15 PM
SOHH is currently in Atlanta for the BET Hip Hop Awards festivities, and got an up-close look at just how much of a "Wild Boy" Bad Boy's Machine Gun Kelly is at Friday's The Source Power 30 private party.
Continue reading Machine Gun Kelly Gets Wild For BET Hip Hop Awards Weekend [UPDATE].
September 29, 2012 6:43 PM
Footage of rap star Nicki Minaj's pricey birthday present for Lil Wayne has now hit the Internet, with Weezy F. Baby at a loss for words.
Continue reading Lil Wayne Speechless Over Nicki Minaj's $70,000 B-Day Gift [Video].
September 29, 2012 4:33 PM
Grammy-winning singer Beyoncé Knowles-Carter helped celebrate hubby Jay-Z's Barclays Center arena last night (September 28) as one of many A-listers in attendance.
Continue reading Beyoncé Says Hello, Brooklyn At Jay-Z's Big Barclays Bash.
September 29, 2012 3:15 PM
West Coast rapper Game has stepped forward to address new reports claiming he got kicked out of rap star Lil Wayne's birthday party earlier in the week.
September 29, 2012 2:50 PM
Former Bad Boy Records rapper Shyne is giving it up to Jay-Z, recently admitting there is no bigger elite hip-hop artist than Young Hov these days.
Continue reading Shyne Bows Down To Jay-Z: "He's Unlike Anything We'll Ever See Again".
September 29, 2012 12:00 PM
Reggae singer Sean Kingston is making headlines this weekend as reports claim he owes nearly $80,000 to a Miami, Florida landlord over property damage stemming from last year.
Continue reading Sean Kingston & Mom's $77,000 Miami Problem Exposed.
September 29, 2012 8:27 AM
With rap star Lil Wayne's current deposition tapes in a Quincy Jones III case currently the hot talk online this week, reports claim Weezy F. Baby has also joined in on the laughs.
September 29, 2012 8:10 AM
Rap star Jay-Z lived up to the billing as Brooklyn Barclays Center's first live act Friday (September 28) night by igniting an intense performance with a special unannounced guest appearance.
Continue reading Jay-Z Brings Out NY Legend For Barclays Center Inaugural Night [Video].
September 29, 2012 12:00 AM
Bad Boy 4 Life: SOHH catches Machine Gun Kelly tearing down The Source party in Atlanta during BET Hip Hop Awards 2012 Weekend.
September 28, 2012 11:35 PM
Atlanta rapper Roscoe Dash is not backing down or inking up an open apology to Wale or Kanye West a week after calling them out on Twitter and said he felt obligated to put people up on the shady music industry.
Continue reading Roscoe Dash Isn't Apologizing To Kanye West Or Wale: "It's A Dirty Game".
September 28, 2012 10:07 PM
Days after rap star 50 Cent revealed he is backing an investigation to find out how close friend Chris Lighty really died, the late music executive's brother admits he too wants answers.
Continue reading Chris Lighty's Brother Wants The Truth: "I Need Answers".
September 28, 2012 7:20 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne got it on and popping for his 30th birthday this week as new reports reveal he threw down $180,000 for an adults-only celebration in Hollywood.
September 28, 2012 5:00 PM
With the presidential election just weeks away, President Barack Obama supporters are coming out blazing as seen in a new pro-Democrat "99 Problems" fan-made clip currently circulating online.
Continue reading President Barack Obama's "Got 99 Problems, But Mitt's Not One" [Video].
September 28, 2012 4:42 PM
Undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. may have found a new friend in R&B singer Ray J as they both piled up $50,000 on Atlanta strippers this week.
Continue reading Floyd Mayweather, Jr. & Ray J Spend $50,000 On Freaky Strippers.
September 28, 2012 4:11 PM
Young Money's Nicki Minaj showed her boss Lil Wayne just how much love she has for him by giving Weezy F. Baby a fancy $70,000 birthday present this week.
Continue reading Nicki Minaj's $70,000 Lil Wayne B-Day Gift Unwrapped.
September 28, 2012 3:45 PM
R&B singer Ginuwine recently gave his take on buzz surrounding fellow crooner Drake helming an upcoming posthumous project on his late friend Aaliyah.
Continue reading Ginuwine Can't Co-Sign Drake's Aaliyah LP: "Just Leave That Alone".
September 28, 2012 3:00 PM
With the summer blockbuster flicks now long gone, it seemed like the only good offerings at the box office are dramas and romances. All that changes today with the new action-packed assassin thriller Looper.
September 28, 2012 2:30 PM
West Coast rapper Lil B is taking his issues with Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant to the next level by announcing plans to try out for a local NBA basketball team.
Continue reading Lil B Takes Kevin Durant Beef To B-Ball Court, Trying Out For NBA Team.
Game Squeezes Out 50 Cent's Juice, Kanye West's Sex Tape Co-Star's Hotter Than Kim K, Lil Wayne Makes Death Threat
September 28, 2012 1:15 PM
In this week's Pulse Report, we've got the juice on Game's latest 50 Cent stunt, find out why Kanye West is better off with his sex tape co-star than Kim Kardashian, laugh out loud at Lil Wayne's death threat and oh SOHH much more!
Kim Kardashian's Baby On The Way, Snoop Dogg & Son Smoke Weed Together, XXL Magazine Going Out Of Biz?
September 28, 2012 12:24 PM
Frenzy Friday. The weekend is near and Friday does not disappoint starting with Kim Kardashian following in the footsteps of Beyoncé and Amber Rose. Speaking of kids, it's one thing to take your son to a ball game but smoking with him too, Snoop Dogg? Shame on you. And it's a rumor you'd hope is fake, but could XXL Magazine be going out of business?
September 28, 2012 11:55 AM
Just weeks away from the NBA's opening 2012-2013 tip-off, reports claim Jay-Z's mysterious Brooklyn Nets basketball jerseys may have prematurely leaked.
Continue reading Jay-Z's Brooklyn Nets Uniforms Prematurely Leak [Video].
September 28, 2012 11:15 AM
Former video vixen Amber Rose hushes her haters up in the upcoming October/November issue of XXL by addressing the perception of hopping from rapper to rapper.
September 28, 2012 10:40 AM
After days of rumors and speculation, Young Money's Nicki Minaj has received the green light for three reality specials set to air later this fall on E!.
September 28, 2012 9:40 AM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent is known for dishing out his own tips to listeners but this week he revealed some personal advice Grandpa Jackson gave him.
September 28, 2012 9:14 AM
Rap mogul Jay-Z has silenced new rumors surrounding his wife Beyoncé Knowles-Carter preparing to bring another new baby into the world.
Continue reading Jay-Z Roc-A-Byes New Beyoncé Baby Rumor [Video].
Purpose: An Immigrant's Story: "Everyone Knows He Ran For President...It Wasn't Some Vanity Project."
September 28, 2012 1:30 AM
[Known for his uncanny way worth words, New York Times Best-Selling author, Anthony Bozza, has teamed up with Wyclef Jean over the past two years to help pen his biography, Purpose: An Immigrant's life. After hitting shelves last week, SOHH caught up with this renowned writer to find out the five reasons our readers should purchase this 288-page saga. Check it out!]
September 28, 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 Torae unloaded his fave five earlier this week, Harlem's Ca$hflow reveals his top choices.]
Continue reading "Yeezy Came In As Jay-Z's Producer To Doing Collabo Albums W/ Him".
September 28, 2012 12:00 AM
Welcome To My House Party: Executive producer Jay-Z and Fred the Godson kick it at the 40/40 Club's NBA 2K13 launch event in New York City.
Photo taken from Twitter
September 27, 2012 11:53 PM
Music rivals 50 Cent and Fat Joe may reportedly bury their beef or at least sideline it in light of their late close friend Chris Lighty this weekend at the BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta.
Continue reading 50 Cent & Fat Joe To Meet Face-To-Face This Weekend?.
September 27, 2012 11:34 PM
Weeks after heating up the Internet by announcing plans to direct a new x-rated flick, Young Money's Tyga is now slated to perform at the upcoming Adult Video News (AVN) awards this winter.
Continue reading Young Money Star Headed To Porn Awards In Sin City.
September 27, 2012 5:30 PM
Less than 48 hours after rap star Lil Wayne's I Am Not A Human Being II received a release date, the upcoming solo effort has already received its first pushback.
Continue reading Lil Wayne's "I Am Not A Human Being II" Gets Ice Cold Delay.
September 27, 2012 5:00 PM
Mother-to-be Amber Rose and fiancé Wiz Khalifa grace the upcoming October/November cover of XXL Magazine, discussing their love for one another and what birth method she is preparing for.
Continue reading No Pain No Gain? Amber Rose Reveals Unusual Baby Birth Plan.
September 27, 2012 3:00 PM
G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean is ready to go back to work as reports claim his upcoming sophomore album will be called Hall of Fame and drop before 2013.
Continue reading Big Sean's Ready To Bring Heat To The "Hall Of Fame" This Winter.
September 27, 2012 2:05 PM
Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj is reportedly considering whether or not her next career move is reality television, however, some reports claim a series has already kicked off filming.
Continue reading Nicki Minaj's Still Contemplating Reality TV Show [Video].
September 27, 2012 1:45 PM
Young Money leader Lil Wayne has reportedly passed late music icon Elvis Presley for the most Hot 100 appearances among solo acts at the ripe age of 30.
September 27, 2012 12:00 PM
Rap stars Nas, Meek Mill, Bow Wow and more invaded Jay-Z's 40/40 Club last night (September 27) in celebration of the upcoming NBA 2K13 video game release.
September 27, 2012 11:55 AM
Bad Boy Records' French Montana recently dished out some music industry tips and explained why despite the temptation, beefing is not worth the risk.
September 27, 2012 10:55 AM
G-Unit's 50 Cent may have an upcoming physical workout book heading to store shelves soon but the New York rapper dished out some anti-self-pleasure tips this week.
Rihanna Breaks Down Over Chris/Nicole Kissing, Trina Performs At Big Booty Suspect Club, Streets Coming After Chris Lighty's Wife?
September 27, 2012 10:21 AM
Thriller Thursday. It feels like a high-speed chase heading toward the weekend and we start it all off with Rihanna catching feelings over Chris Brown and Nicole Scherzinger allegedly making out. Don't judge me? Relationships should be something sacred, because after Kenyon Martin and then James Harden left Trina, she appears to have fallen on tough times. Speaking of rough, it's tough getting over the loss of Chris Lighty for most, especially for the streets. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.
Lil Wayne Puts On For His Hometown: "I Just Wanted To Help Out My City - Give Them Something To Do" [Video]
September 27, 2012 9:04 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne showed just how much love he has for New Orleans by opening up a skatepark for the community called Trukstop Skatepark.
September 27, 2012 8:36 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco recently analyzed a controversial Food & Liquor 2 rap lyric where he admits not pledging allegiance to the American flag and explained its true meaning.
September 27, 2012 8:09 AM
Rap mogul Jay-Z recently discussed his admiration for President Barack Obama and why despite his dislike of "politics," he is fully behind keeping the head of state in office.
First Of A Living Breed: "[It's The] Truth About Society & About The Music Industry ... The Album Promises A New Day."
September 27, 2012 1:00 AM
[Promising a new day for hip-hop with his newest project, First Of A Living Breed, Homeboy Sandman ready to set the music world straight. From rapid-fire flows to melodic undertones, this Queens MC is here to tell you the top five reasons to cop his latest LP.]
September 27, 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 Too $hort gave himself and E-40 the title earlier this week, rapper Lee Bannon crowns Blu SOHH Underrated.]
Continue reading "Mentally, He's On A Genius Level".
September 27, 2012 12:00 AM
The Champ Is Here: Atlanta's Lil Scrappy kicks it with NBA champion Shannon Brown.
September 26, 2012 6:40 PM
Former Pussycat Doll singer Nicole Scherzinger has stepped up to address new hype and gossip claiming she is romantically linked to R&B star Chris Brown.
Continue reading Nicole Scherzinger Addresses Chris Brown Hook-Up & Kissing Rumors.
T.I. Says Don't Be Mad, UPS Is Hiring: "There Ain't No Room [On Grand Hustle] For No Mediocre Motherf*ckers"
September 26, 2012 5:00 PM
With his Grand Hustle team packed with stars ranging from hometown hero B.o.B. to Australian hottie Iggy Azalea, SOHH recently spoke to head honcho T.I. to see if there's still room to expand his roster.
September 26, 2012 4:52 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor 2: The Great American Rap Album Part 1 is reportedly en route to sell up to 95,000 copies in its opening week.
Continue reading Lupe Fiasco's "Food & Liquor 2" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed.
September 26, 2012 4:24 PM
West Coast rapper Game appears to still have issues with ex-boss 50 Cent, publicly taunting the G-Unit leader's Street King energy shot brand this week.
September 26, 2012 3:45 PM
With the Chicago rap scene on fire as of late courtesy of artists like Rockie Fresh and Chief Keef, SOHH recently chopped it up with former Shady Records rapper Ca$his for a take on his hometown.
Continue reading Ca$his Names His Favorite Chicago Artist: "He's A Beast, He's A Monster".
September 26, 2012 2:40 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco has cleared the air on his new Food & Liquor 2: The Great American Rap Album Part 1 sharing a strikingly similar cover to Jay-Z's 2003 The Black Album artwork and explained its true motivation.
Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Kills Jay-Z 'Black Album' Comparisons [Video].
September 26, 2012 2:00 PM
After recently revealing why he chose to sign with Maybach Music Group over Bad Boy Records, Chicago rapper Rockie Fresh hit up SOHH to discuss getting unexpected props from stars like Diddy and Kevin Durant.
G.O.O.D. Music Settles For Second Best, Tech N9ne Shoots Up The Chart, Kreayshawn & Brother Ali Occupy The Competition
September 26, 2012 1:06 PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, G.O.O.D. Music enjoy second billing, Tech N9ne shoots his way into the chart plus Brother Ali and Kreayshawn make themselves at home in the Top 200.
Lil Wayne's High Schoolers In X-Rated Music Video, NFL Hired Lingerie Football League Refs, Game Robs 50 Cent?
September 26, 2012 12:16 PM
We-wind Wednesday. So it's a made-up word, some things just aren't right, like Lil Wayne getting a bunch of high school kids for an x-rated video? Uh-oh. If hot and sexy is what we're talking about, then the NFL knew what they were doing by hiring referees from the Lingerie Football League? Score? And what better way for Game to show his ex-boss some love than by stealing his Street King truck? All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.
Memphis Bleek Cans Beans Relationship: "I Know [Beanie Sigel] Personally So I Know That Wasn't The Real Him Speaking" [Video]
September 26, 2012 12:00 PM
Former Roc-A-Fella Records rapper Memphis Bleek recently discussed his estranged relationship to ex-labelmate Beanie Sigel and why some recent dicey words directed at him are not as severe as they may seem.
September 26, 2012 11:43 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West's Cruel Summer G.O.O.D. Music compilation album fell just shy of debuting atop the sales chart landing at number two.
Continue reading Kanye West's "Cruel Summer" Falls Short Of No. 1.
September 26, 2012 11:16 AM
Incarcerated rapper Max B has provided an update on his living condition behind bars and confirmed recent reports of his latest appeal to get out of jail being turned down.
DMX Spits Back At Fredro Starr: "[He's] A Midget [Who] Can't Even Reach My Knee - He's A Sitcom 'Moesha' Gangsta"
September 26, 2012 10:18 AM
The war of words between New York rappers Fredro Starr and DMX just intensified with the one-time Ruff Ryders leader now lashing back at him and questioning Starr's street credibility.
September 26, 2012 10:05 AM
Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder Damon "Dame" Dash is reportedly seeking $5 million from a former attorney for doing shady business behind his back and hurting a deal with rapper Curren$y.
September 26, 2012 12:45 AM
[Hennessy's Wild Rabbit represents that voice inside of us, pushing us onward and upward to bigger and greater things, but sometimes that voice can be bit hard to find. In the latest part of his "Wild Rabbit" series, veteran hip-hop editor Elliott Wilson considers the difficulty of finding one's own voice. Even for him, a man known for his hip-hop opinions and unforgettable laugh, it wasn't easy. As a young'n Wilson tried to rap, but just couldn't accomplish those necessary complex internal rhymes. He then saw magazines as the best route for him to document the culture that inspired him so greatly. Wilson advises that the only way for a young writer to find his voice is to keep writing; eventually you're going to reach real opinions on a topic that's important to you. Take a trip down the rabbit hole.]
Continue reading "It's a Sell-Out Queens Move To Live In Brooklyn But I Had To Do It".
September 26, 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 Lil Scrappy busted out his top five last week, Brooklyn's Torae unloads his fave five.]
Continue reading "They're Probably One Of The Most Sampled Hip-Hop Groups In Hip-Hop".
Chemical Baby Clothing: "We're Not Trying To Follow Nobody Else's Clothing Line. We The Dopest, Period!"
September 26, 2012 12:00 AM
[After taking over the Bay's music waves for the past 20-plus years, Cellski's found a new way to run the streets of San Francisco. Just three months into the official launch of Chemical Baby Clothing, Cellski breaks down why this brand is exclusively for the streets. And if that's not enough for you, check out his top five reasons to cop the brand.]
September 26, 2012 12:00 AM
Lights, Camera, Action: Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys proves she's not camera-shy.
September 25, 2012 6:50 PM
Grammy-winning singer Usher Raymond's ex-wife Tameka Foster speaks out on his alleged affair prior to their short-lived marriage together in a three-part interview airing this evening on Entertainment Tonight.
September 25, 2012 5:50 PM
Maybach Music Group's Rockie Fresh recently detailed his reasoning behind turning down an opportunity to sign a deal with Diddy's Bad Boy Records and why he took a shot going to Rick Ross' growing empire.
September 25, 2012 5:25 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's long-awaited I Am Not A Human Being II is nearly retail-ready with reports claiming the project will drop later this fall.
Continue reading Lil Wayne Pencils In "I Am Not A Human Being II" Release Date.
September 25, 2012 5:00 PM
[SOHH highlights a hot record each Tuesday and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Lil Scrappy uncovered the new "Paws" anthem, New York rapper Ca$hflow breaks down his Ma$e-featured "Young Harlem N*gga."]
Continue reading "Shout-Out To Diddy. He's Like The King Of Harlem".
Big Sean Says Kim K's Got Kanye West Sprung: "I Can't Even Remember The Last Time I've Seen Him So Happy" [Video]
September 25, 2012 4:33 PM
G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean recently talked about how much happier his boss Kanye West is these days since hooking up with bombshell Kim Kardashian and why they make a perfect couple.
September 25, 2012 2:45 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris is keeping fans waiting for his long-delayed Ludaversal album by revealing plans to drop it shortly after the New Year.
Continue reading Ludacris Plans To Warm Up Winter W/ "Ludaversal" [Video].
"[On 'Food & Liquor 2'] There's A Ton Of Information, Much Of Which Might Take A Few Trips To Google Or Wikipedia"
September 25, 2012 2:00 PM
It's been just over a year since Lupe Fiasco dropped his chart-topping Lasers album and the witty pro-socio awareness emcee is back with his latest offering in Food & Liquor 2: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 2.
September 25, 2012 12:00 PM
R&B singer Ciara has come clean on her past relationship with rumored ex-boyfriend 50 Cent and addressed his former girlfriend Chelsea Handler claiming they broke up over her.
Beyoncé's New Pregnancy Addressed, Rihanna Starts Drunk Fight W/ Dude, Lil Wayne's Deposition Tapes Leak
September 25, 2012 11:53 AM
Testy Tuesday. It's a battle of wills a day before Hump Day and it starts off with Beyoncé's mother coming forward to put new pregnancy rumors to rest...again. It wasn't a rumor out in Las Vegas over the weekend as photos of Rihanna getting smashed (drunk) spilled onto the Internet. Speaking of a hot mess, make sure to grab some popcorn when you watch Lil Wayne's new deposition tapes. You're in for a real treat! All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.
September 25, 2012 10:50 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West may be known for making hit records, however, an insider claims one of his recently stolen sex tapes is a far cry from the quality fans expect from him.
September 25, 2012 9:43 AM
Grammy-winning singer Rihanna and Chris Brown are not letting outsiders get inside of their heads by communicating to one another hours before the male performer appeared in court for attacking her three years ago.
Continue reading Rihanna Extends Her Hand To Chris Brown: "I'm Praying For You".
September 25, 2012 9:19 AM
Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa may be forced to have a sit-down with the Los Angeles Police Department as photos of his whip following a hit-and-run incident have now emerged online.
Continue reading UPDATE: Wiz Khalifa's Destroyed 1969 Chevy Chevelle Photos Leak.
September 25, 2012 9:00 AM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent is unsatisfied with the reported suicide of longtime friend/late business partner Chris Lighty and has hired a legal team to further investigate his August passing.
September 25, 2012 12:20 AM
For Caption Diss, the good ol' folks at SOHH are back at it giving y'all 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 Wale To Roscoe Dash: "You Mad?".
September 25, 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 Jugrnaut gave Jadakiss the title last week, Too $hort crowns himself and E-40 SOHH Underrated.]
September 25, 2012 12:10 AM
[SOHH highlights a hot record each Tuesday and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Mann deciphered his "3's Company" track, Lil Scrappy uncovers the new "Paws" anthem.]
RICANstruction: The Black Rosary: "You Can Almost Walk Through Everyday Life Quoting Things From The Album To Keep You From Screaming"
September 25, 2012 12:05 AM
[With his long-awaited The RICANstruction: The Black Rosary album finally available, West Coast rap veteran Chino XL gives SOHH readers his top five reasons to cop the new LP.]
September 25, 2012 12:00 AM
The Numbers Won: Maybach Music Group's Wale and Roscoe Dash rub elbows.
September 24, 2012 10:53 PM
Social networking website MySpace is looking to once again compete with a new design and imminent relaunch in the works.
Continue reading MySpace Reveals New Redesign, Hints At Major Relaunch [Video].
September 24, 2012 10:34 PM
R&B star Chris Brown reportedly caught a huge break today (September 24) after appearing in a courtroom and failing a drug test in relation to his 2009 Rihanna case.
Continue reading Chris Brown Catches Big Break After Failing Drug Test In Rihanna Case.
September 24, 2012 6:33 PM
Renowned music mogul Lyor Cohen is stepping down after nearly a decade at Warner Music Group as CEO in the coming days having worked with artists including Rick Ross, Maybach Music Group and more.
September 24, 2012 5:40 PM
Adult-based website Sex.com has reportedly upped the ante to get its hands on a publicized stolen sex tape featuring rap star Kanye West days after offering a hefty $1 million.
Continue reading Adult Website Raises Kanye West $1 Million Sex Tape Offer.
Nicki Minaj Tells All W/ Emotional 'Letter To Lil Wayne': "Everything You Said, Was It Just Pretend?" [Audio]
September 24, 2012 4:42 PM
Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj unloads past feelings and issues with her current boss on the new "Letter To Lil Wayne" record which reportedly dates back to 2008.
September 24, 2012 3:55 PM
With his recent departure from Shady Records, West Coast rapper Ca$his hit up SOHH to give his take on longtime friend/mentor Eminem building up the label with acts like Slaughterhouse and Yelawolf.
Continue reading "I'm Glad That Eminem's Still Giving People Jobs & [Employment]".
September 24, 2012 2:13 PM
After recently making headlines for getting hospitalized following a near-fatal asthma attack last spring, Atlanta rapper Lil Scrappy gives SOHH an update on his health condition.
September 24, 2012 1:00 PM
The Los Angeles Police Department is reportedly on the prowl to snag rapper Wiz Khalifa up for questioning over his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run accident last week.
Continue reading Los Angeles Police Seeking Wiz Khalifa Over Hollywood Incident.
September 24, 2012 12:05 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West cannot avoid the media headlines as new reports claim another sex tape is currently getting shopped around to the highest bidder.
Continue reading UPDATE: Another Kanye West Sex Tape Emerges.
Diddy Finally Comes Clean On Cassie Affair, Beyoncé's Pregnant Again, Meek Mill Blows Up On Baby Mama
September 24, 2012 11:23 AM
Marital Monday. Relationships are the topic at hand today starting off with Diddy finally letting the world know what we've already known for the past five years. Speaking on hip-hop moguls and all, looks like Jay-Z's going to be a papa for a second (or third) time? With baby news on deck, Meek Mill spares no love for his baby mama by going at her publicly. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.
September 24, 2012 10:40 AM
Former "The Wire" star Wood Harris recently gave his thoughts on the music industry and why situations like Lupe Fiasco pondering retirement and Chief Keef's publicized actions of late have him down.
September 24, 2012 9:22 AM
Less than 72 hours after reports of an alleged Kanye West sex tape existed, there are now sites claiming to know the indentity of the x-rated footage's co-star.
Continue reading Kanye West's Alleged Sex Tape Kim K Look-A-Like Revealed?.
Hollywood Star Busts Out Eazy-E Bars In Live Interview: "'She Pulled Her Panties Down & The B*tch Had A D*ck!'" [Audio]
September 24, 2012 8:56 AM
Hollywood star Milla Jovovich recently revealed how big of an Eazy-E fan she is and what massive impact he had on her film career growing up in the late 1980's.
Cash Money Rapper's Doing Porn If Rap Fails: "[Pinky's] A Bad B*tch. I Would Take Her Down In A Second"
September 24, 2012 8:37 AM
Months after getting released from jail, Cash Money Records' Mystikal has now revealed plans to make a name for himself in the porn industry if hip-hop does not pan out.
September 24, 2012 12:00 AM
Gold Rush: 49ers stars Dashon Goldson and Vernon Davis enjoy a Hennessy-filled birthday party at Infusion Lounge in San Francisco.
Photo submitted by Pivotal PR
September 23, 2012 8:16 PM
Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has reportedly been hit with a lawsuit over getting into a messy Bentley car crash last summer in Los Angeles.
Continue reading Soulja Boy Tell Em Gets Slammed Over Racist Accusations.
September 23, 2012 7:56 PM
Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill's ex-lover Rohan Marley has taken aim at Wyclef Jean days after dropping Purpose: An Immigrant's Story and claiming she duped him into believing he fathered her first child.
September 23, 2012 7:42 PM
An attorney for Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has stepped forward to confirm alleged sex tape footage is authentic and how it got into an anonymous source's possession.
Continue reading Kanye West's Lawyer Reveals Truth Behind Graphic Sex Tape.
September 23, 2012 2:15 PM
Former Cash Money Records rapper B.G. has reportedly inked an open letter to fans updating them on his current situation behind bars as he serves out a 14-year gun conviction sentence.
Continue reading Ex-Cash Money Records Rapper B.G. Pens Letter From Jail.
September 23, 2012 1:00 PM
G.O.O.D. Music's CyHi The Prynce recently discussed the friendly competition amongst Kanye West's star-studded team and how aware Yeezy is of their talent.
Continue reading "We Don't See The Competition But 'Ye Do. 'Ye Enjoys It".
September 23, 2012 10:46 AM
Grammy-winning singer R. Kelly recently delved into his new "To The World" Cruel Summer collaboration and how the G.O.O.D. Music compilation track came together with Kanye West.
Continue reading R. Kelly Comes Clean On Heating Up Kanye West's "Cruel Summer".
September 23, 2012 10:35 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West's Cruel Summer G.O.O.D. Music compilation album may not be primed to debut atop the sales chart next week, however, the star-studded project's opening week sales projections have increased.
Continue reading "Cruel Summer" First-Week Sales Projections Increase.
September 23, 2012 10:12 AM
Rapper Asher Roth recently discussed his problems with Def Jam and why he has learned to abide to the iconic's label's strict album release techniques.
Continue reading Asher Roth Admits Issues W/ Def Jam: "Life Isn't Fair" [Video].
September 23, 2012 12:00 AM
Baby Don't Go: Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West reveals a photo bombshell girlfriend Kim Kardashian shot his way.
Photo taken from Kanye West's Twitter
September 22, 2012 10:00 PM
Grammy-winning rapper T.I. recently revealed his interest in ending his music career at Atlantic Records after a successful run with the label dating back to the early 2000's.
September 22, 2012 9:30 PM
New York rap icon Jay-Z is helping put on for the memory of late baseball legend Jackie Robinson with his "Brooklyn (Go Hard)" anthem for an upcoming film on the Dodgers player.
Continue reading Jay-Z Goes Hard For Late Brooklyn Dodgers Legend [Video].
September 22, 2012 8:00 PM
Miami Heat champion LeBron James' ex-Cleveland Cavaliers teammate Delonte West has kept busy this past summer by putting out a few new records in preparation for an upcoming mixtape called Cadillac Music: Come Ride Wit Me.
Continue reading LeBron James' Ex-Teammate Drops NSFW Bars [Audio].
September 22, 2012 7:00 PM
Maybach Music Group's Wale took a moment to reflect on his 28th birthday Friday (September 21) and acknowledged how far he has come in the rap game just two albums deep.
September 22, 2012 6:00 PM
With no signs of Nicki Minaj and Lil' Kim reconciling in the near future, rap veteran Missy Elliott recently offered some words of wisdom and advice to the two buzzing lady emcees.
September 22, 2012 3:45 PM
Incarcerated reggae rapper Busy Signal must remain behind bars a little while longer after getting sentenced to six months in jail Friday (September 21) afternoon.
Continue reading Jailed Rapper Busy Signal's Freedom Denied, Must Remain Behind Bars.
September 22, 2012 3:30 PM
After breaking the news of being the culprit behind publicly lashing out at Prodigy last spring, it turns out Havoc may be willing to come to terms with his estranged Mobb Deep partner and cease the beef.
X-Rated Site Makes Gigantic Kanye West Sex Tape Bid: "He & Kim Kardashian Will Become The First Celebrity Sex-Tape Power Couple"
September 22, 2012 9:18 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West could potentially make an anonymous source $1 million richer with an adult website reportedly willing to dish out big bucks for his alleged sex tape.
September 22, 2012 9:01 AM
With strong first-week sales projections on deck, G.O.O.D. Music's CyHi The Prynce recently downplayed any negative impact a Cruel Summer leak may have on his crew's new compilation album.
Continue reading G.O.O.D. Music Protégé Wipes Up "Cruel Summer" Spill.
September 22, 2012 8:46 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco is still eyeing down a retirement from the music industry in the near future, however, he has clarified how far removed he will make himself.
September 22, 2012 12:00 AM
Mann Up: West Coast rapper Mann throws his dubs up alongside California hip-hop legend DJ Quik.
September 21, 2012 10:30 PM
Onyx's Fredro Starr has finally stepped forward to explain where his seemingly unexpected freestyle diss directed at DMX actually stemmed from.
September 21, 2012 7:10 PM
G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T has delved into his respect for Chicago rapper Chief Keef and how badly he wanted to ink the teenager before his current Interscope Records deal.
September 21, 2012 5:37 PM
Bad Boy Records' French Montana is not shying away from making headlines recently over a publicized marital split and has now come clean on the family conflict.
Continue reading French Montana Can't Escape Ugly Divorce: "It Happens To The Best".
September 21, 2012 5:09 PM
After heating up the blogs a few weeks ago by grabbing Rihanna's butt during the Video Music Awards '12 ceremony, Harlem rapper A$AP Rocky has now come clean on making the dicey move.
September 21, 2012 4:42 PM
After years of speculation, the doors at New York's Barclays Center will finally open up for business in the next few days setting even more anticipation for Jay-Z's Brooklyn Nets inaugural NBA season.
Continue reading Jay-Z Opens Brooklyn Nets' Doors, Barclays Center Ready For Business.
September 21, 2012 3:45 PM
[In light of Roscoe Dash revealing how shady the music industry can be at times, Philadelphia rapper Cassidy details his own independent grind and dealing with record labels.]
September 21, 2012 2:07 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne is the latest hip-hop artist to take a swipe at presidential hopeful Republican Mitt Romney on his "Cashed Out" record off the new Dedication 4 mixtape.
Continue reading Lil Wayne Fires Quick Shot, Cashes Out Mitt Romney [Audio].
September 21, 2012 2:00 PM
The time for judgement has arrived. Less than two decades after its original release, a remake of 1995's Sylvester Stallone-starring Judge Dredd arrives in theaters today in the form of Dredd 3D taking action sequences to futuristic heights.
September 21, 2012 12:45 PM
In this week's Pulse Report, we put the light on Kanye West as he shows he's all about his own promo, laugh our tails off at DMX's latest antics, find out how badly Drake got accidentally clowned and oh SOHH much more!
50 Cent's Getting Back Into 'Get Rich Or Die Trying' Shape: "I Want To Be Back To [That] Size" [Audio]
September 21, 2012 12:00 PM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent recently revealed his aim to get his body back in shape to the days he flexed muscles on the cover of his multi-platinum-selling 2003 Get Rich Or Die Tryin' LP.
Kanye West's Fake Kim K Sex Tape Confirmed, Akon Busted Over Lady Lie, Stripper Eats $$ From Rihanna's Crotch?
September 21, 2012 11:55 AM
Frenzy Friday. What a wild way to finish off the week. Bring the water because it's scorching hot with buzz about a Kanye West sex tape now getting confirmed. Late fees might be necessary on that video rental. Akon's mogul status got cemented after signing Lady Gaga but it turns out there's lies associated with this tale. Speaking of lying, how about a stipper lying back and eating money from Rihanna's forbidden fruit garden? All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.
September 21, 2012 10:47 AM
Fallen NFL star Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson will avoid spending time behind bars, after reportedly striking his ex-wife Evelyn Lozada last month, by coming to terms with a plea deal.
Continue reading Chad Ochocino Scores Huge Break In Evelyn Lozada Domestic Case.
September 21, 2012 10:08 AM
After blessing Kanye West's new Cruel Summer compilation album, Pastor Ma$e is back at it with an upcoming collaboration alongside Bad Boy Records' French Montana's Excuse My French debut.
Continue reading Minster Ma$e Makes Bad Boy Rapper Holy, "I Needed His Blessings".
September 21, 2012 9:55 AM
What once started out as choice words for Maybach Music Group's Wale and Kanye West has now exploded into a full-fledged Twitter feud with Roscoe Dash and Meek Mill and Miguel.
September 21, 2012 9:19 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West is currently in the hot seat as reports have surfaced online claiming there is sex tape footage featuring himself and a barely legal teenage woman on the market.
September 21, 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 the Ying Yang Twins got quirky with their fave five, Atlanta's Lil Scrappy busts out his top choices.]
Continue reading "He's Got That Hardcore, Straight Outta Atlanta Flow".
September 21, 2012 12:00 AM
Just A Touch: G-Unit leader 50 Cent extends his hands to the fans.
Photo taken from 50 Cent's Twitter
September 20, 2012 7:05 PM
Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa is currently finding homes on Forbes' annual Hip-Hop Cash Kings lists, however, the father-to-be has revealed what luxury goodie he copped once he finally got rich a couple years ago.
Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Names First Thing He Bought After Blowing Up.
September 20, 2012 5:40 PM
G.O.O.D. Music's Common and Pusha T recently discussed their new Cruel Summer album and why it easily stands in a class of its own as one of hip-hop's best compilation projects to date.
September 20, 2012 5:25 PM
After recently heating up weekly episodes of VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" reality television series, rapper Lil Scrappy chopped it up with SOHH about exposing his personal life.
Roscoe Dash Blasts Kanye West & Wale's Honor: "I Wrote That For Him Before He Signed To Ross & It Went #1"
September 20, 2012 4:33 PM
Rap newcomer Roscoe Dash is not sparing any names in order to have his talent acknowledged by calling out Kanye West and Wale for helping contribute to their hit records.
September 20, 2012 3:45 PM
[With MF Doom continuing to remain an elusive hip-hop emcee, rap veteran Masta Ace gives SOHH readers his take on the Brooklyn rapper and decision to recently drop his MF-inspired Ma-Doom retail album.]
Continue reading "MF Doom Has A Certain Sense Of Humor & Does A Lot Of Funny Things".
September 20, 2012 3:00 PM
G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T recently addressed the criticism rap star Kanye West receives on a seemingly daily basis and said it is only proof his boss is still successful.
"You're Only Going To Give A Guy So Many Chances To Keep Coming [Back]. I Think Ma$e's Got One Last Shot"
September 20, 2012 2:00 PM
Days after New York rapper Sauce Money publicly called out Ma$e, fellow Harlem hip-hop newcomer Ca$hflow hit up SOHH to give his take on the elusive rapper's status in the music industry.
Shyne Says J. Lo Owes Him: "Might Not Have Been No Jennifer Lopez Movies If I Didn't Pull My Ratchet & Squeeze Off" [Audio]
September 20, 2012 1:30 PM
A day after reports surfaced claiming Diddy quietly paid nearly $1 million to victims of his now-infamous 1999 New York City club shooting, ex-Bad Boy artist Shyne suggests the incident helped fuel actress Jennifer Lopez's Hollywood career.
September 20, 2012 11:45 AM
Incarcerated rapper Young Buck is not letting the penal system bring him down, recently updating fans on his living conditions since entering an 18-month bid earlier this summer.
Kanye West Gives Kim K Cruel Diet, Teyana Taylor Strips Down Rihanna Beef, Chad Ochocinco's First Post-Fight Interview
September 20, 2012 11:29 AM
Turbulent Thursday. It's another wild finish to Friday and it starts off with Kanye West putting Kim Kardashian on a shockingly hard diet. Speaking of nice bodies, how about Teyana Taylor finally letting us know what's exactly up with that beef she's "allegedly" got with Rihanna? No matter how big the beef, nothing can come close to the status of Chad Ochocinco and Evelyn Lozada. Ocho gives his first interview since the fight. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.
September 20, 2012 10:45 AM
Nearly a decade since parting ways with Cash Money Records, former Hot Boys member Juvenile has linked up with Lil Wayne and Birdman for their new "Picture Perfect" collaboration.
Continue reading Lil Wayne & Birdman Reunite W/ Ex-Cash Money Records Rapper [Audio].
September 20, 2012 9:30 AM
Former Ruff Ryders leader DMX may have a reputation for tearing down microphones, however, the New York rapper recently revealed his inability to conquer some of today's most common technology.
Kanye West Breaks Silence On 'Cruel Summer' LP: "I Like When I Get Mad At Music Because It's Go Good" [Video]
September 20, 2012 9:03 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has finally opened up about his new G.O.O.D. Music Cruel Summer compilation album after being notoriously silent with speaking to media outlets.
September 20, 2012 8:30 AM
Grammy-winning rapper T.I. and Bad Boy Records' French Montana recently reacted to dicey words Lil Wayne had for New York City and placed further context into his true feelings.
"A Big Reason Why He Doesn't Really Get A Lot Of Props [Is] B/C They're Looking For That Classic Album"
September 20, 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 Yandy Smith gave Joell Ortiz the title earlier this week, Arkatech Beatz's Jugrnaut crowns Jadakiss SOHH Underrated.]
September 20, 2012 12:00 AM
History: President Barack Obama exchanges words with music superstars Jay-Z and Beyoncé Knowles-Carter.
Photo taken from Instagram
September 19, 2012 6:07 PM
President Barack Obama had nothing but his praises for Jay-Z last night (September 18) when he got treated to a fundraiser by the rap mogul and his Grammy-winning wife Beyoncé Knowles-Carter.
Continue reading Jigga What? President Obama Says "Jay-Z Now Knows What My Life Is Like".
Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music LP Faces Competition, "Cruel Summer" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed
September 19, 2012 5:13 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West's long-awaited G.O.O.D. Music Cruel Summer compilation album may have to settle for second best based on initial first-week sales projections.
September 19, 2012 4:54 PM
Famed boxer Manny Pacquiao is giving longtime rival Floyd Mayweather, Jr. something to worry about after confirming he has been in talks with the undefeated champion's estranged friend 50 Cent as of late.
September 19, 2012 4:35 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West's girlfriend Kim Kardashian is letting the world know she is fully behind his new G.O.O.D. Music Cruel Summer compilation album by promoting the LP on Twitter.
Continue reading Kim Kardashian Says "Get Off My SCOTT DISICK".
September 19, 2012 4:15 PM
Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy had to dig into his pockets and shell out nearly $1 million to the victims of his notorious 1999 New York City club shooting.
Continue reading Diddy Pays Big Bucks To 1999 NYC Club Shooting Victims.
September 19, 2012 2:00 PM
Young Money's Nicki Minaj has delved into her love for longstanding reality show "American Idol" and why she turned down past opportunities to join its competitors.
Continue reading Nicki Minaj Explains Why She Ditched Non-"American Idol" Offers.
September 19, 2012 1:40 PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, 2 Chainz leads the way outside of the Top 10, DMX barks his way onto the chart and Daddy Yankee puts his feet up in the Top 30.
September 19, 2012 1:00 PM
Recently released New York rapper Chi-Ali has offered his take on Lil Wayne after serving over a decade behind bars and said Weezy F. Baby is hip-hop's biggest icon these days.
Continue reading Fallen NY Rap Star Calls Lil Wayne "The Biggest Thing In The Game".
September 19, 2012 11:45 AM
Just over a month after the domestic dispute between fallen NFL star Chad Ochocinco and reality personality Evelyn Lozada made headlines, the couple are reportedly now divorced.
Continue reading Chad Ochocinco & Evelyn Lozada's Marriage Ripped To Shreds.
September 19, 2012 10:35 AM
West Coast rap newcomer Kreayshawn is focused on spreading love and new vibes onto her upcoming new Somethin' 'Bout Kreay solo album rather than focus on past beefs with former affiliates and Rick Ross.
Ciara Packs Her Bags For 50 Cent, Jay-Z & Beyoncé Make $$$ Millions For Prez Obama, Former Cash Money Rapper Coming Back?
September 19, 2012 10:25 AM
Wishful Wednesday. It's all about magical wishes today when we start things off with 50 Cent and Ciara getting back together? Cha-ching? Speaking of couples, what about the grand total Jay-Z and Beyoncé's President Obama fundraiser made? Since money's such a hot topic, it's no wonder an ex-Cash Money Records member is willing to come back. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.
September 19, 2012 9:20 AM
Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy is looking to expand his acting portfolio by reportedly signing on to take part in the upcoming new season of FX's "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia."
Continue reading Diddy Packs His Bags, Settles For Sunny Side Of Philadelphia.
September 19, 2012 9:11 AM
Despite having some internal issues with Atlantic Records over the creative process behind his upcoming O.N.I.F.C. (Only N*gga In First Class), Taylor Gang leader Wiz Khalifa now reveals the LP is completed.
September 19, 2012 8:55 AM
Dancehall singer Sean Paul recently dug up a past rumor centered on Jay-Z having a beef toward him over his early 2000's working relationship with now-wife Beyoncé Knowles-Carter and explained why he kept quiet up until now.
Continue reading Sean Paul Reveals Why He Kept Hush On Jay-Z/Beyoncé Beef Rumor.
"My Wild Rabbit Is Creating Content. I Want To Keep Doing Great Work & Be Recognized As The Best" [Video]
September 19, 2012 12:45 AM
[Hennessy's Wild Rabbit represents that voice inside all of us that endlessly inspires and pushes us onward and upward to bigger and greater achievements. For online hip-hop veteran journalist Elliott Wilson, the Wild Rabbit inspires him to create fresh and relevant content that will have Wilson recognized as the best hip-hop writer in the game. In the first video of his Hennessey series, Wilson heads to the barbershop where, he explains, the voice of the street is heard. The man with endless talking points reminds us that, "your opinion is nothing unless you can back it up." Take a trip down the rabbit hole.]
September 19, 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 Dirty 1000 revealed his top picks, the Ying Yang Twins get quirky with their fave five.]
Continue reading "Michael Jackson Was Rapping Like A Motherf*cker Back In The Day".
September 19, 2012 12:00 AM
What Up Killer: Atlanta's Killer Mike hangs out with Memphis' Lil Wyte.
Onyx's Fredro Starr Puts DMX On Blast? "X Talking Sh*t Right - If His Crew Front, Be A Lot Of Dying Men" [Video]
September 18, 2012 10:27 PM
Former Ruff Ryders leader DMX has apparently ruffled the feathers of Onyx's Fredro Starr as the hip-hop veteran has publicly gone after his neck in a new freestyle video clip.
September 18, 2012 6:50 PM
Former Roc-A-Fella Records producer Just Blaze is separating himself from current reports and rumors which claim he may have stolen the beat for New York rapper Fabolous' "So NY" banger.
Continue reading Just Blaze Denies Beat-Jacking Fabolous' "So NY" Anthem.
September 18, 2012 5:40 PM
[SOHH highlights a hot record each Tuesday and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Lil Wyte broke down his "All Kinda Drugs" smash, West Coast rapper Mann deciphers his "3's Company" track.]
September 18, 2012 4:42 PM
G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T has weighed in on Lil Wayne's new Dedication 4 mixtape and took a moment to explain where his alleged Young Money feud started.
September 18, 2012 3:45 PM
[In light of his newly released Off The Record EP, Brooklyn rapper Torae brings SOHH readers into his studio grind and reveals how the latest music project came together.]
Lupe Fiasco Fires Back At D.L. Hughley: "Obama [Doesn't Need] Radical Rappers Kissing His A** To Win This Election"
September 18, 2012 3:30 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco has fired back at recent comments made by comedian D.L. Hughley over his resistance to take part in the upcoming presidential election.
"[On 'Cruel Summer' Kanye West] Plays The Part Of A Party-Hardy Star Mag Celebrity & Raps About F*cking Your Girlfriend In His Expensive Car"
September 18, 2012 2:15 PM
It's been months and months in the making but Kanye West's long-awaited G.O.O.D. Music Cruel Summer compilation has finally arrived on retail stores nationwide today.
September 18, 2012 1:55 PM
New York rapper Tony Yayo has made an unexpected gesture this week by publicly shouting out former G-Unit member Young Buck as he serves out a multi-year jail bid.
Continue reading Tony Yayo Gives Surprising Shout-Out To Former G-Unit Member.
September 18, 2012 11:55 AM
West Coast rapper Kreayshawn is putting her support behind President Barack Obama in the upcoming presidential election and recently explained the value in going out to vote this November.
50 Cent Serves Floyd Mayweather W/ Low Blow, Kanye West Drops $1 Mil On Kim K's Kake, Slaughterhouse Member Gets Porked
September 18, 2012 11:51 AM
Thriller Tuesday. It's a high-speed chase today starting with 50 Cent heating up the tensions between himself and Floyd Mayweather, Jr. with a low-blow photo next to Manny Pacquiao. Ouch! Kanye West is returning the favor to Kim Kardashian by throwing up $1 million for her b-day. Big spender? A Slaughterhouse member becomes the victim of a porky prank? All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.
September 18, 2012 10:45 AM
Weeks after an aspiring rapper died from a fatal drunk driving car crash following a "Y.O.L.O. (You Only Live Once)" tweet, fellow California hip-hop artist Marcus "Hopsin" Hopson has taken aim at the popular catchphrase.
September 18, 2012 9:15 AM
Former Def Jam superstar DMX recently discussed his separation from ex-wife Tashera Simmons and what factors ultimately forced them to call it quits.
September 18, 2012 9:00 AM
Virginia-bred music duo Timbaland and Missy Elliott have discussed their issues with Drake putting out a posthumous Aaliyah album and tried to understand his obsession with the late singer this week.
Continue reading Timbaland & Missy Elliott Unfold Drake's Aaliyah Obsession.
September 18, 2012 8:39 AM
West Coast rapper Game puts his hip-hop connects on full display in the new "Celebration" music video as Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, Tyga and Wiz Khalifa all grace his Jesus Piece visual.
September 18, 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 Brian "Rydar" Ellis gave J Dilla the crown last week, "Love & Hip-Hop" star Yandy Smith crowns Joell Ortiz SOHH Underrated.]
Continue reading "I Hear That Voice & I Hear Those Lyrics & He Just Sounds Ill".
September 18, 2012 12:10 AM
For Caption Diss, the good ol' folks at SOHH are back at it giving y'all 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 DMX Growls Or Wimpers At Mama X's Call?.
September 18, 2012 12:10 AM
[SOHH highlights a hot record each Tuesday and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Lecrae explained his new "Mayday" track, Memphis rapper Lil Wyte breaks down his Young Buck-featured "All Kinda Drugs" smash.]
September 18, 2012 12:00 AM
Bark, Bark: Ruff Ryders icon DMX gets an unexpected phone call.
September 17, 2012 10:36 PM
R&B diva Mariah Carey has stepped forward to clear the air on reports suggesting there is tension between her and fellow "American Idol" judge Nicki Minaj.
Continue reading Mariah Carey Addresses Nicki Minaj "American Idol" Beef Rumors.
September 17, 2012 6:45 PM
Teenage rapper Diggy Simmons is letting fans know his new "Fall Down" J. Cole diss track is just a sample of what they can expect from an upcoming mixtape called Out of This World.
Continue reading Diggy Simmons Calls J. Cole Feud Record "First Taste" Of What's To Come.
September 17, 2012 6:02 PM
G-Unit's Lloyd Banks appears to be back in grind mode after hinting at plans to possibly drop a follow-up to 2008's Halloween Havoc mixtape just weeks away from October 31st.
Continue reading G-Unit's Lloyd Banks Hints At Spooky Surprise.
September 17, 2012 5:27 PM
Cash Money Records rapper Bow Wow recently revealed his biggest childhood fear and what foods will never make it onto his dinner plate.
Continue reading Bow Wow Unleashes His Biggest Childhood Fear [Video].
September 17, 2012 4:37 PM
Canadian rapper Drake has helped the United States of America earn the right to be known as the country most notorious for illegally downloading content through BitTorrent this year.
Continue reading Drake Helps U.S. Steal Most Illegal Downloads Top 20 Countries List.
September 17, 2012 3:54 PM
Mother-to-be Amber Rose is not shying away from her body getting bigger and has revealed a steamy photo of herself in pink underwear showing off her baby bump.
Continue reading Amber Rose Reveals Baby Bump In Hot Pink Panties.
September 17, 2012 3:00 PM
[With the release of the most recent addition to his Apply Pressure mixtape series, SOHH caught up with Cassidy to get the 411 on the two-year hold between mixtapes. Finally released at the top of July, the drink-n-two-step rapper breaksdown the process and meaning of Mayhem Music.]
September 17, 2012 2:12 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has taken note of Odd Future singer Frank Ocean's bisexuality and name-checked him on the new "Turn On The Lights" remix.
Continue reading Lil Wayne Takes Shot At Frank Ocean? "I'm Straight" [Audio].
Rihanna's Chris Brown Obsession Intensifies, Nicki Minaj & Mariah Carey Hate Each Other, Usher's Newest Confessions
September 17, 2012 12:12 PM
Muddy Monday. It's a bit scattered today beginning with Rihanna's undying love for Chris Brown. What else is new in the world? Well, Nicki Minaj is the newest "American Idol" judge and it's not carrying too well with R&B diva Mariah Carey. Who's the real monster? The mics got turned up after Usher gave his latest confessions. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.
September 17, 2012 12:00 PM
Days after Roc Nation's J. Cole allegedly dissed fellow emcee Diggy Simmons during a live concert performance, the teenage rhyme spitter has lashed back with a new record titled "Fall Down."
September 17, 2012 11:13 AM
Rap veteran Nas recently penned an article on his take of the music industry and, specifically, the impact of social networking sites like Twitter on an artist's life span.
Wyclef Jean Exposes Lauryn Hill? "She Led Me To Believe That Baby Was Mine & I Couldn't Forgive That"
September 17, 2012 10:46 AM
Fugees frontman Wyclef Jean is airing out his dirty laundry this week in a new autobiography titled Purpose: An Immigrant's Story which undresses his true romantic relationship with estranged group member Lauryn Hill.
September 17, 2012 10:18 AM
West Coast rapper Game has provided some more context after recent reports surfaced which claimed he saved a man's life by calling local police.
September 17, 2012 9:07 AM
Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa is one of the first hip-hop artists to publicly applaud Nicki Minaj for landing a $12 million deal to judge on the upcoming season of "American Idol."
Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Shocked Over Nicki Minaj's $12 Million 'American Idol' Gig.
September 17, 2012 12:00 AM
I Want More Cheese: Young Money's Nicki Minaj cheeses around her new "American Idol" family.
Photo taken from Nicki Minaj's Twitter
September 16, 2012 10:30 PM
Hours after Chicago rapper Chief Keef allegedly posted a graphic photo of himself onto Instagram, the 17 year-old has now unleashed his fury toward the image-sharing social network.
Continue reading UPDATE: Chief Keef Says "F*ck Instagram" After X-Rated Photo Removal.
September 16, 2012 10:16 PM
West Coast rapper Game is ready to heat up television sets nationwide later this year when an untitled reality show premieres and displays his intimate life caught on camera.
September 16, 2012 9:46 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West is having a pretty significant impact on current girlfriend Kim Kardashian's personal life as she has revealed her new pussycat is named after one of his records.
Continue reading Kim Kardashian Says Oh Mercy, Names Her Kitty After Kanye West.
September 16, 2012 9:34 PM
After weeks of speculation, Young Money's Nicki Minaj will add some flavor to the upcoming season of "American Idol" by taking part as one of the music reality show's judges.
September 16, 2012 12:30 PM
Chicago rapper Chief Keef continues to remain in the headlines as of late by now apparently publicly revealing a graphic Instagram photo of himself and a woman sexually engaged.
Continue reading Chief Keef Reveals Graphic X-Rated Sex Act Photo?.
September 16, 2012 8:55 AM
Odd Future affiliate Frank Ocean came through for his scheduled appearance on "Saturday Night Live" as a guest performer and lighted up the show by showcasing a couple notable hits.
Former Jay-Z Affiliate Blasts Ma$e For Ungodly Actions: "Uptown N*ggas Is Known For That Hustling Sh*t" [Video]
September 16, 2012 8:17 AM
Former Jay-Z associate Sauce Money has taken direct aim at on-again, off-again rapper Ma$e for allegedly abusing his religion and faith by trying to cash-in on God.
September 16, 2012 7:49 AM
West Coast rapper Game appears to have a new outlook on life these days after recently revealing getting baptized last summer which has prompted him to take religion more seriously.
September 16, 2012 7:28 AM
Grammy-winning rapper T.I.'s wife, Tiny Cottle, is shutting up shop for good weeks after her nail salon went up in flames and caused thousands of dollars in damage.
Continue reading T.I.'s Wife Cools Off $50,000 Blazing Hot Problem.
September 16, 2012 12:00 AM
I'm On A Boat: New York rapper Fabolous simmers down by lighting one up.
Photo taken from Fabolous' Twitter
September 15, 2012 10:29 PM
Rap stars Fabolous, Jadakiss, Waka Flocka Flame, T.I., Rick Ross and plenty more have all united to grace DJ Drama's upcoming Quality Street Music compilation album.
September 15, 2012 10:14 PM
Southern rapper Webbie may be able to relax a bit more these days as an alleged female victim has stepped forward to downplay their physical altercation which resulted in him getting arrested earlier this week.
September 15, 2012 8:51 PM
Young Money's Drake got to sit in the driver's seat on the University of Kentucky basketball floor as he took part in the Annual Charity Game Saturday (September 15) night.
September 15, 2012 8:31 PM
The son of late reggae icon Bob Marley, Rohan, has confirmed his split with ex-lover Lauryn Hill and detailed where their relationship currently stands.
September 15, 2012 1:55 PM
"Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane recently talked about his admiration for R&B singer Frank Ocean and just how much of a global star he has turned in to.
Continue reading 'Family Guy' Creator Calls Frank Ocean "The Biggest Act In The World".
50 Cent Suspects Foul Play in Chris Lighty's Suicide: "I Actually Can't Wrap The Idea Of Him Shooting Himself" [Audio]
September 15, 2012 11:20 AM
G-Unit's 50 Cent is still struggling with the fact his longtime mentor/friend Chris Lighty has passed away and now reveals he does not fully believe things are as they seem in relation to the late music executive's suicide.
September 15, 2012 10:30 AM
Just over a week after Chicago rapper Lil JoJo lost his life to gun violence, a physical brawl popped off at his funeral yesterday (September 14) and required police involvement.
September 15, 2012 10:09 AM
Just weeks after Young Money's Nicki Minaj playfully said she would vote for Republican nominee Mitt Romney in this fall's presidential election, Kanye West has taken direct aim at President Barack Obama's opponent with the new Cruel Summer LP.
'Kings Of Comedy' Star Puts Lupe Fiasco On Blast: "He's Bright As H*ll, But Dumb In The Weight Of The World"
September 15, 2012 8:53 AM
Funnyman D.L. Hughley recently had some choice words for Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco in light of the emcee's publicized disinterest in taking part in the presidential election.
September 15, 2012 12:00 AM
This Is A Man's World: Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden puts on his for dog.
Photo taken from Joe Budden's Twitter
September 14, 2012 7:45 PM
Maybach Music Group rapper Meek Mill's profile continues to expand as he has announced an official partnership with popular headphones line Skull Candy.
Continue reading Turn My Headphones Up? Meek Mill Reveals Major Deal W/ Skull Candy.
September 14, 2012 5:51 PM
Former Def Jam star DMX continues to make headlines this week and has now laid rumors claiming there is still tension between him and Jay-Z to rest.
September 14, 2012 5:30 PM
Archived footage of rap star Kanye West and his late mother Donda West has surfaced online and shows the G.O.O.D. Music leader during his pre-fame days rapping.
September 14, 2012 5:08 PM
Less than 24 hours after reports claimed Southern rapper Webbie got busted for physically attacking a female, both Web and the victim have come forward.
Continue reading Webbie Hints At Bogus Female Beatdown Reports, Victim Speaks Out.
September 14, 2012 4:30 PM
New York rapper 50 Cent has turned a new page in the fall of G-Unit by revealing his distanced relationship with group members Tony Yayo and Lloyd Banks has passed the boiling point.
Continue reading 50 Cent Admits G-Unit's In Turmoil: "I Don't Talk To Them" [Video].
Wiz Khalifa Undresses Groupies & Marriage: "My Girl Said To Me, 'Baby, These B*tches Don't Even Deserve To Breathe Your Air'"
September 14, 2012 3:40 PM
Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa recently talked about his relationship with fiancée Amber Rose and why he has no interest in looking at other women.
September 14, 2012 2:21 PM
G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T has reacted to some recent dicey words made by Young Money's Drake weeks following Jay-Z's publicized Made In America Philadelphia concert.
Continue reading Pusha T Sets The Record Straight: "We Don't Give A F*ck What Drake Says".
"[In Resident Evil: Retribution 3D] Milla Jovovich's Still A Butt-Kicking Beauty Who Looks Great In Leather & Latex"
September 14, 2012 2:00 PM
Halloween may be more than a month away but this weekend you can get the jump on scary fun by heading out to your local theater and strapping in for a three-dimensional zombie-slaying adventure in Resident Evil: Retribution 3D.
September 14, 2012 12:15 PM
In this week's Pulse Report, we're going to try and decipher who J. Cole recently put on blast, watch what 2 Chainz got for his birthday, give props to Chief Keef's granny and oh SOHH much more!
September 14, 2012 12:05 PM
Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys has reportedly let the cat out of the bag on her 2009 "Empire State of Mind" collaboration alongside rap star Jay-Z and admitted he requested she re-do her vocals.
50 Cent Reveals Interscope Nearly Pulled Trigger On Chief Keef: "They Was Actually Thinking About Dropping Him" [Audio]
September 14, 2012 11:49 AM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent has revealed how close Chief Keef came to losing his recording contract with Interscope Records after his public disputes with Lupe Fiasco and slain rapper Lil JoJo.
Serena Williams Publicly Grabs New BF's Azz, Kim K's Ex-Husband's Gettin' Pimped, Beyoncé's Begging For $40,000?
September 14, 2012 11:18 AM
Finally Friday. It was a rush to the end but we've made it here and what lies ahead? Serena Williams groping on Common, Drake, a new boyfriend's buttocks? Uh oh. Speaking of butts, what about Kim Karadashian's ex-husband Kris Humphries getting pimped by his current wifey? If ballin' is the topic, Beyoncé might need to holler at Jay-Z to help with a little problem she's got. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.
Chris Lighty's Protégé Crushed After Suicide: "I Was Only Home [From Jail] Two Days, So That Was Definitely Devastating"
September 14, 2012 10:05 AM
New York rapper Chi-Ali has revealed his reaction to learning of the passing of longtime friend and mentor Chris Lighty 48 hours after getting released from jail last month.
September 14, 2012 9:37 AM
Former Ruff Ryders leader DMX recently discussed hooking up with Bad Boy's Machine Gun Kelly for his new Undisputed album and why chemistry is most important when collaborating.
September 14, 2012 8:52 AM
Brooklyn rapper Fabolous is putting on for his city with a new banger titled "So NY" which places emphasis on the departure of hometown heroes like Diddy and 50 Cent while also referencing Lil Wayne's recent slight to the Big Apple.
September 14, 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 Sticky Fingaz brought out his fave five, The Kolyons' Dirty 1000 reveals his top picks.]
Continue reading "I Remember Jeezy From When They Used To Call Him Bling".
September 14, 2012 12:05 AM
[Everyone loves a good glass of wine, but now you can love the bag it comes in! Bella Vita Wine Bags offers the best in luxury and gourmet wine gifting, and now with their Chill It bag you can take chilled wine anywhere. No more brown paper bags. Looking for ways to dress up your wine? Check out Bella Vita's top five reasons to buy their luxury bags.]
Continue reading Bella Vita Wine Bags: "Bella Vita Offers Packaging That
September 14, 2012 12:00 AM
Turtle Time: Amber Rose catches Wiz Khalifa goofing off at his birthday party.
Photo taken from Amber Rose's Twitter
Atlantic Records Puts Money-Making Plans Over Wiz Khalifa's 'O.N.I.F.C.' Dream "Because That's What Sells It For Them"
September 13, 2012 11:32 PM
Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa recently discussed his compilcations with Atlantic Records in relation to his delayed Only N*gga In First Class (O.N.I.F.C.) and why the project has missed its planned release dates.
September 13, 2012 11:11 PM
Fallen NFL star Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson has come to terms with reality and is reportedly going forward with estranged wife Evelyn Lozada's filing for divorce following their pubilcized dispute last month.
September 13, 2012 6:55 PM
Just days away from the long-awaited G.O.O.D. Music Cruel Summer album hitting store shelves, Kanye West's star-studded compilation project is currently circulating online courtesy of a leak.
Continue reading Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music "Cruel Summer" Suffers Big Blow.
September 13, 2012 5:31 PM
New Orleans rapper Curren$y recently discussed his relationship alongside longtime friend/rapper Wiz Khalifa and just how far he has come up from their pre-fame days.
50 Cent Partners W/ Floyd Mayweather, Jr.'s Arch Nemesis: "[We've] Been Talking Now For Maybe The Last 2 Months"
September 13, 2012 5:13 PM
Amateur boxing promoter 50 Cent is proving he knows how to sell a fight by reportedly teaming up with estranged friend Floyd Mayweather, Jr.'s arch nemsis Manny Pacquiao.
September 13, 2012 4:51 PM
Former Cash Money Records rapper Juvenile has pleaded not guilty to a disorderly conduct charge dating back to mid-August in Miami following an informal reunion with Lil Wayne.
September 13, 2012 4:33 PM
Southern rapper Webbie has reportedly been arrested on a battery and robbery charge as reports claim he physically assaulted a woman Thursday (September 13) morning.
Continue reading Webbie Arrested For Brutal Female Beatdown, Robbery Charges.
September 13, 2012 3:50 PM
Former Ruff Ryders leader DMX has finally come clean on why he has issues with Young Money's Drake, revealing his disregard to properly put together a posthumous Aaliyah LP pushed him over the edge.
September 13, 2012 3:10 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco is proving he has nothing but love for perceived music rival Chief Keef a week after the teenage rap star threatened to physically attack him in person.
Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Puts An End To Chief Keef Feud [Video].
September 13, 2012 2:00 PM
Fallen NFL star Chad Ochocinco has reportedly pleaded not guilty a day after getting hit with a battery charge for assaulting estranged wife Evelyn Lozada last month.
50 Cent & Dwight Howard Battle For R&B Diva, Joe Budden Slaughters Angry Fans, Kanye West Teams Up W/ Chicago Icon
September 13, 2012 12:37 PM
Thriving Thursday. It's a running start to the Friday Finish line with Ciara as the grand prize and 50 Cent/Dwight Howard running. If there was ever a theory that the customer is always right, Joe Budden appears to not care especially in relation to the new Slaughterhouse album. What could be better for the city of Chicago than new music from homegrown products Kanye West and R. Kelly? All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.
September 13, 2012 12:00 PM
Bad Boy Records' French Montana is raising the bar for himself and fellow New York rappers by promising his upcoming Excuse My French debut album is the best East Coast offering in ten years.
September 13, 2012 11:05 AM
Rap veteran Coolio's 22 year-old son has reportedly been sentenced to at least three years behind bars with the possibility of getting a total of ten for a November 2011 robbery.
Continue reading Coolio's Son Gets Thrown In Prison, Stares Down 10 Years.
Another Enemy: "If Anybody Really Wants To Know What Celebrities Are Wearing [The Brand] Check Out Our Website But That's Not What Sells Our Brand."
September 13, 2012 11:00 AM
[In an economy where big business is king, an Ohio-born clothing company has come along to change the game. Inspired by the idea that some people would rather say "f*** off" than "hello," Another Enemy is here to show that expressing yourself is better than following the crowd. Ready to make a statement? Designer and Renaissance man, Justin Lipsky is here to break down the top five reasons why you need to buy this brand.]
DMX Suffers Another Emotional Meltdown: "I Just Wanted To Be Able To Say, 'Mommy, I Love You'" [Video]
September 13, 2012 9:24 AM
Months after bringing fans into his personal life by breaking down on VH1's "Couples Therapy," former Ruff Ryders leader DMX has once again shed tears over his mother.
G. Dep's Wife Reacts To Lil Wayne's 'Special Delivery' Track: "[He] Rapped To The Essence Of My Husband's Style"
September 13, 2012 9:08 AM
The wife of jailed rapper G. Dep, Crystal Sutton, has stepped forward to offer her reaction to rap star Lil Wayne snagging his memorable "Special Delivery" beat for a Dedication 4 track.
September 13, 2012 8:47 AM
Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross has reason so smile a bit brighter these days after announcing his new God Forgives, I Don't album has officially hit gold status this week.
Continue reading Rick Ross' 'God Forgives' Hits 500K Mark: "All Gold Bottles This Week!!".
September 13, 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 Erica Mena gave Cory Gunz the title earlier this week, J Dilla Ensemble founder Brian "Rydar" Ellis crowns J Dilla SOHH Underrated.]
September 13, 2012 12:00 AM
That's 'Crae: Rapper Lecrae shows he's got stacks of this week's third best-selling album, Gravity, on deck.
September 12, 2012 10:11 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West is steering the way for next month's annual BET Hip-Hop Awards showcase with nearly 20 nominations.
September 12, 2012 9:15 PM
Detroit rapper Big Sean recently discussed hitting the stage at rap mogul Jay-Z's Made In America Philadelphia and why his G.O.O.D. Music team is comparable to iconic labels like Death Row Records and Roc-A-Fella.
Continue reading Big Sean Sees G.O.O.D Music As New Death Row & Roc-A-Fella.
September 12, 2012 6:00 PM
Rap veteran Nas has cleared the air on recent reports and rumors which suggest he may be trying to rekindle the flame with ex-wife Kelis.
Continue reading Nas Spills Kelis' Milkshake, Comes Clean On Secret Reunion Date.
September 12, 2012 5:14 PM
Fallen NFL star Chad Ochocinco has officially been charged a month after getting arrested for domestic violence toward his estranged wife Evelyn Lozada and now faces a year behind bars.
September 12, 2012 4:24 PM
Archived footage of rap star 2 Chainz has surfaced online and shows him during his pre-fame days as a high school basketball player aiming for great heights in sports athletics.
September 12, 2012 2:52 PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, rapper Lecrae leads the pack at No. 3, 2 Chainz stays put at No. 7 and Trey Songz turns the page into Top 10.
September 12, 2012 2:30 PM
The San Antonio Spurs' Stephen Jackson is putting in some studio work during the off-season by releasing a new track called "Fall Out" where he shows off his lyrical skills.
September 12, 2012 2:00 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's quest to be one of the best skateboarders alive by next year appears to be on track as professional skater Rob Dyrdek calls the Young Money boss' learning rate remarkable.
Continue reading Lil Wayne's Skateboarding Skills Surprisingly Good, Says Pro Skater.
September 12, 2012 1:30 PM
Former Ruff Ryders leader DMX recently discussed his growth as an individual and artist and why he has no interest in injecting his rap lyrics with tales of intangible wealth.
Continue reading DMX Stops All The Barking: "I Don't Talk About Sh*t I Don't Have".
President Obama Mitt Romney Spoof Clip Surfaces, "Lyin' Republicans, That's That Stuff I Don't Like" [Video]
September 12, 2012 11:40 AM
Less than two months away from Election Day, a new President Barack Obama Democratic National Convention spoof clip has surfaced and pokes fun at Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
September 12, 2012 10:38 AM
Wicked Wednesday. It seems like people don't use the term "wicked" anymore, but considering how wicked and nasty Ne-Yo got at another strip club recently, it might get popular again. Hopefully we'll be able to use an iPhone 5 the next time he's busted making it rain in the club, maybe as soon as today? And it's anger, love and sex all mixed into one with Kim Kardashian's mother angry at Kanye West. Got MILF? All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.
September 12, 2012 10:25 AM
R&B star Chris Brown has stepped forward to silence rumors and gossip which suggest his new neck tattoo is an image of ex-girlfriend Rihanna with bruises throughout her face.
Continue reading Chris Brown Addresses Alleged Battered-Up Rihanna Neck Tattoo.
September 12, 2012 9:00 AM
G.O.O.D. Music affiliate No I.D. recently weighed in on the current preceived tensions between fellow Chicago rappers Chief Keef and Lupe Fiasco, ultimately trying to put his finger on a deeper problem in the Windy City.
September 12, 2012 8:50 AM
Months after shocking the hip-hop world with its Tupac Shakur hologram at the annual Coachella music festival, Digital Domain Media Group Inc. has reportedly filed for bankruptcy.
Continue reading Tupac Shakur Hologram Creators Run Out Of Cash, Officially Go Broke.
September 12, 2012 8:22 AM
Days after Bad Boy Records rapper French Montana revealed a separation from his estranged wife Deen Kharbouch, new reports suggest he may have hinted at having an affair earlier this year.
Continue reading French Montana Admitted To Cheating On Wife Months Ago? [Video].
September 12, 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 Torion Sellers unveiled his fave five last week, Onyx's Sticky Fingaz brings out his top picks.]
Continue reading "He Was One Of The Greatest Storytellers".
September 12, 2012 12:00 AM
Shake It Like A: Ying Yang Twins get the ladies jiggling and wiggling.
September 11, 2012 5:35 PM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent has inserted some context and offered his opinion on a recent viral war of words shot at Lupe Fiasco by Chicago rap newcomer Chief Keef.
September 11, 2012 4:42 PM
Bad Boy Records rapper French Montana is catching heat from an alleged estranged wife Deen Kharbouch in light of recent comments he made about their long-term relationship coming to an abrupt end.
September 11, 2012 4:05 PM
Brooklyn rapper Yasiin Bey has delved into his reasoning behind switching up a rap alias he made famous for nearly 20 years and why there is no turning back now.
Continue reading Mos Def Says Fear Forced Him To Pull Trigger On Name Change.
September 11, 2012 3:00 PM
[SOHH highlights a hot record each Tuesday and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Ying Yang Twins unlaced their "2 Piece" track, rapper Lecrae explains his new Big K.R.I.T. and Ashthon Jones-featured "May Day" record.]
50 Cent Recalls Iconic 9/11 Kanye West SoundScan Battle: "I Had A Stronger Feel For The Street [Than Ye]"
September 11, 2012 2:45 PM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent has recalled the iconic 9/11 SoundScan battle he had five years ago when his platinum-selling Curtis album faced off against Kanye West's Graduation.
September 11, 2012 2:05 PM
Music couple Jay-Z and Beyoncé Knowles-Carter are reportedly putting their support for President Barack Obama on full display by hosting a fundraiser in his favor next week.
Continue reading Jay-Z & Beyoncé Putting On For President Obama At 40/40 Club.
Game, Shyne, Gabrielle Union & More Remember 9/11: "Dick Cheney & The Bush Dynasty Are Some Of The Biggest Gangsters In American History"
September 11, 2012 11:55 AM
West Coast rapper Game, Shyne, Xzibit and more celebrities have taken the time to acknowledge the massive fatal attacks of 9/11 just over a decade after they took place.
Lil Wayne & Drake's Ex-Wifey's Get FREAKY, Rihanna's Stuck To Chris Brown's Neck, Joe Budden's New Girlfriend's Steamy Sexy Pics
September 11, 2012 11:45 AM
Thirsty Tuesday. You're going to need a gallon of water for today once we get it started with Drake and Lil Wayne's ex-girlfriend's getting it ON and POPPING together. Check please? Speaking of love in this club, Chris Brown's attempt for more attention is working with his new Rihanna neck tattoo. Ugghkay? Things smooth out with Joe Budden putting his newest girlfriend into the spotlight with some sex-y Instram shots. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.
September 11, 2012 10:52 AM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent recently discussed what types of female attributes he looks for in women and why having a good head atop her shoulders could lead the right lady to becoming Mrs. Jackson.
September 11, 2012 10:27 AM
G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean recently discussed putting together his new Detroit mixtape and why his city is aching for a fresh hip-hop artist to steer it to the top.
September 11, 2012 8:48 AM
Grammy-winning singer Beyoncé Knowles-Carter recently delved into her love for daughter Blue Ivy and just how much her new bundle of joy means to her.
September 11, 2012 8:21 AM
Former Bad Boy Records rapper Ma$e is back in full effect after having a somewhat quiet summer with a remix to Miguel's current "Adorn" smash record.
Continue reading Ma$e Reheats The Summer Airwaves W/ "Adorn" Remix [Audio].
Undisputed: "The Tension That's Going On In The World Is Being Expressed Through This Album...This Is An Album That People Need."
September 11, 2012 12:30 AM
[Six years since his last album, Year Of The Dog...Again, DMX is finally releasing a new soundtrack for the streets! Today, the Yonkers'-bred MC is dropping his long awaited LP, Undisputed. It's a story for the fans coming straight from the soul. As crowds get ready to flock to the stores, Executive Producer Dame Grease is telling readers the top five reasons to cop Undisputed.]
September 11, 2012 12:15 AM
For Caption Diss, the good ol' folks at SOHH are back at it giving y'all 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?
September 11, 2012 12:10 AM
[SOHH highlights a hot record each Tuesday and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Busta Rhymes dug into his "Doin' It Again" smash, Ying Yang Twins get the ladies to take off their "2 Piece."]
September 11, 2012 12:00 AM
Guess Who: Former video vixen Amber Rose gets an unexpected ring.
September 10, 2012 9:20 PM
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's member Krayzie Bone has reportedly had a change of heart after getting arrested this summer on a driving under the influence charge by now pleading not guilty.
Continue reading Krayzie Bone Won't Down DUI Charges In Summer Arrest.
September 10, 2012 7:00 PM
[With the popularity of rap crews like Wiz Khalifa's Taylor Gang and Lil Wayne's Young Money in full effect, Onyx's Sticky Fingaz gives SOHH readers his take on the craze and depletion of authenticity.]
Continue reading "Nowadays, Some Of These Rappers Are Nerds".
Chief Keef's Grandma Kills His Street Cred: "How Can He Be Doing All That Gang Stuff When He's Always Home?"
September 10, 2012 6:12 PM
Chicago rapper Chief Keef's grandmother has stepped up to defend him in light of murder connection reports after he allegedly mocked the fatal shooting of hip-hop rival Lil JoJo last week.
September 10, 2012 4:51 PM
Young Money star Nicki Minaj has finally stepped up to address the hype surrounding her "Mercy" remix guest feature verse and reacted to President Obama giving his take on her Mitt Romney proclamation.
September 10, 2012 4:30 PM
Less than 24 hours after a published report revealed Jay-Z never fully supported last year's Occupy Wall Street protests, music mogul Russell Simmons has stepped forward to speak out.
September 10, 2012 3:45 PM
Harlem rap newcomer A$AP Rocky is silencing gossip and rumors surrounding his perceived romantic relationship with Rihanna by revealing he has another love interest in his life.
September 10, 2012 2:55 PM
With the buzz continuing to build around his Conglomerate protégé Reek Da Villiain, rap veteran Busta Rhymes recently spoke to SOHH about watching the emcee finally blossom into the hip-hop spotlight.
Continue reading Busta Rhymes Reacts To His Conglomerate Protégé Blowing Up.
September 10, 2012 2:00 PM
Rap mogul Jay-Z may have his own Rocawear clothing line ventures and ownership in the Brooklyn Nets, however, Jigga recently got spotted showing some love for Kanye West's hard-to-find Air Yeezy II's in France.
September 10, 2012 12:20 PM
Young Money's Nicki Minaj has now caught the attention of President Barack Obama who addressed her recent proclamation to vote for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in this fall's election.
Continue reading President Obama Addresses Nicki Minaj's "Mitt Romney" Comments [Audio].
September 10, 2012 10:45 AM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent recently discussed the passing of his longtime friend Chris Lighty and why despite realizing life is bigger than the music industry, he does not see himself resolving past conflicts with his rivals.
Continue reading 50 Cent Says Chris Lighty's Death Won't Cease Fat Joe Beef [Audio].
French Montana's Riches Kills Marriage, Rihanna Tats Hideous Ink Below Boobs, Lil Kim Rides Father Time Backward
September 10, 2012 10:29 AM
Moving Monday. We're in full transit to kick the week off and it begins with Bad Boy's French Montana being just that, a bad boy. If being bad is so hot, Rihanna took a tattoo ode to her grandmother and made it a bad ink job. And what's fun about being bad when hardcore is another notch up? Lil Kim takes us back in time and puts that plastic surgery to work. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.
September 10, 2012 9:00 AM
Music star Akon has reportedly taken responsibility and the necessary steps to becoming the legal father of two boys born in the late 2000's out of wedlock.
September 10, 2012 8:41 AM
Days after Kanye West publicly acknowledged his reality star girlfriend Kim Kardashian's 2007 sex tape on his "Clique" track, new reports claim he may have watched the footage with other women.
September 10, 2012 8:14 AM
West Coast rap newcomer Wax has opened up on Def Jam Recordings recently releasing him after signing a contract last year and his internal problems with the iconic label.
September 10, 2012 1:00 AM
[In an age where the First Amendment doesn't always mean what it used to, Guerilla Lifestyle embraced the "freedom of speech" ideals for all they're worth and developed a clothing line that gives its designers the freedom to say what they want. From urban apparel to premium attire, Guerilla Lifestyle has exclusive clothing to fit your needs. Don't believe us? Check out Creative Director, Darrell Weaver's top five reasons to buy Guerilla Lifestyle.]
September 10, 2012 12:00 AM
Knockout Kings: G-Unit leader 50 Cent rubs elbows with undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
Photo taken from 50 Cent's Twitter
September 9, 2012 9:43 PM
An up-and-coming rapper reportedly died recently and is making headlines for tweeting hip-hop star Drake's "You Only Live Once (YOLO)" catchphrase prior to his fatal drunk driving crash.
Continue reading Rapper Dies After Proclaiming Drake's "YOLO" Catchphrase [Video].
September 9, 2012 9:05 PM
Nearly a year after Jay-Z showed support for the Occupy Wall Street movement, the rap mogul now admits he never had a clear understanding of what the protests were actually about.
September 9, 2012 8:44 PM
Fallen NFL star Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson is reportedly hoping to stay married to estranged wife Evelyn Lozada by not signing her divorce papers.
September 9, 2012 8:15 PM
Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane is reportedly feeling the wrath of a Georgia judge who has ruled in a female victim's favor after he pushed her out of a vehicle last year.
September 9, 2012 1:40 PM
Maybach Music Group's Gunplay may have a new Def Jam recording contract on deck but the Florida-based rapper has unveiled plans to kick-off his own escort service in the coming months.
September 9, 2012 12:50 PM
Music producer Jermaine Dupri can breathe and sleep a bit easier now as new reports claim a last-minute payment helped prevent his Atlanta mansion from getting auctioned off earlier in the week.
September 9, 2012 11:35 AM
Grammy-winning singer Chris Brown's video vixen friend SueLyn Medeiros is reportedly being sought after by police looking to get a hold of her with a bench warrant.
Continue reading Chris Brown's Video Vixen Gal Wanted By Police.
R. Kelly Hit W/ More Million Dollar Tax Problems: "He Takes This Very Seriously & Is Already Communicating W/ The IRS"
September 9, 2012 10:26 AM
Grammy-winning singer R. Kelly is catching more bad press with new reports claiming he owes an additional $1.3 million to an already substantial tax debt to the government.
September 9, 2012 10:00 AM
Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller is the latest hip-hop artist to weigh in on R&B singer Frank Ocean announcing his bisexuality this summer and fully supported his controversial move.
September 9, 2012 12:00 AM
The G.O.O.D. Life: Detroit's Big Sean toasts to the high and fly times.
Photo taken from Big Sean's Twitter
September 8, 2012 10:54 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne linked up with music mogul Dr. Dre and Interscope Records CEO Jimmy Iovine heading into the weekend in celebration of his new headphones line, Beats Pro.
Continue reading Lil Wayne Gets Down W/ Dr. Dre's Beats In Los Angeles.
September 8, 2012 9:00 PM
Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller is showing some love to fellow hometown comrade Wiz Khalifa in light of this week's pregnancy news surrounding him and fiancée Amber Rose.
September 8, 2012 7:36 PM
Chicago rapper Chief Keef has had a change of heart days after allegedly mocking the fatal shooting of music rival Lil JoJo and sent out his condolences to the hip-hop artist's family.
September 8, 2012 5:53 PM
Christian rapper Lecrae's new Gravity album is reportedly en route to push big numbers and possibly debut strong in the music sales chart in its opening week.
Continue reading Lecrae's "Gravity" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed.
Big Sean On Finding Out Jay-Z's In His 'Clique': "I Was Like, 'D*mn, I Wish I Ain't Have To Do My Verse First"
September 8, 2012 1:45 PM
G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean recently talked about sharing microphone time on the new "Clique" record with Kanye West and Jay-Z and how special the experience was.
September 8, 2012 11:20 AM
Young Money's Jae Millz is following in the footsteps of fellow New York rappers Jay-Z and Juelz Santana by becoming the latest hip-hop artist to welcome a newborn daughter into the world.
September 8, 2012 10:35 AM
Young Money's Nicki Minaj has announced plans to re-release last spring's Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded sophomore album as a new LP packed with fresh songs this November.
Continue reading Nicki Minaj Locks & Reloads, Prepares To Shoot Up The Charts Again.
September 8, 2012 8:12 AM
Nearly a week after rumors of tensions between reality star Kim Kardashian and Grammy-winning singer Beyoncé Knowles-Carter sprouted online, new reports claim they are on good terms.
Continue reading Kim Kardashian & Beyoncé Beef Flatlined: "They Love Each Other".
September 8, 2012 7:27 AM
Although MTV's Video Music Awards earned the title as top telecast Thursday (September 6) night, reports claim the ratings were significantly lower than in 2011.
Continue reading Video Music Awards '12 Ratings Fall Hard From Last Year.
September 8, 2012 12:00 AM
Cash Money Millionaires: Young Money's Drake, Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj party it up at the Video Music Awards.
Photo taken from Nicki Minaj's Twitter
September 7, 2012 9:23 PM
Young Money star Drake will have to cancel any club appearances or studio sessions come September 15th when he gets to coach a University of Kentucky alumni basketball game.
Continue reading Drake Lands Honorable University Of Kentucky Coaching Job.
September 7, 2012 9:08 PM
After coming clean and revealing his fiancée is pregnant with a baby boy this week, Taylor Gang leader Wiz Khalifa has now delved into their current baby bump craze.
Continue reading Wiz Khalifa On Amber Rose Pregnancy Craze: "We Found Out This Summer".
Chino XL & Xzibit Ready For Some Football: "I Just Always Gravitated Toward The Raiders On Some Skull & Crossbones Sh*t"
September 7, 2012 5:29 PM
[In celebration of the NFL season beginning this week, SOHH is kicking things off with your favorite rappers boasting about their top teams. Closing things out, rap veteran Chino XL bigs up his Oakland Raiders while Xzibit rides the hype.]
Busta Rhymes Clears Up 2Pac's ATCQ Disses: "Pac Made It Clear To Me, He Didn't Mean To Do That" [Video]
September 7, 2012 5:00 PM
Flipmode Squad leader Busta Rhymes has cleared the air on past rumors and speculation surrounding tensions between A Tribe Called Quest and the late Tupac Shakur stemming from a publicized 1994 Source Awards incident.
September 7, 2012 4:15 PM
Former Roc-A-Fella Records rapper Memphis Bleek recently offered his take on what has fueled longtime friend/music mentor Jay-Z's strive for dominance in the music industry.
Continue reading Memphis Bleek Reveals "Jay-Z's Plan From Day One".
September 7, 2012 1:55 PM
With the U.S. Open in full swing, Duck Down Records CEO Dru Ha hit up SOHH to give an inside scoop on recently tagging rapper Sean Price to take on professional tennis star Hana Sromova in a must-watch doubles game.
September 7, 2012 1:30 PM
In this week's Pulse Report, we watch how the tweets and police are watching Chief Keef, admire quite possibly Jay-Z's best-ever feature story, shake our heads at how Nicki Minaj played herself and oh SOHH much more!
Ying Yang Twins & Torion Say Who Dat?: "Atlanta Falcons Are A Good Team But The Saints Hold It Down"
September 7, 2012 1:00 PM
[In celebration of the NFL season beginning this week, SOHH is kicking things off with your favorite rappers boasting about their top teams. Today, Young Money's Torion and the Ying Yang Twins say "Who Dat?" for the New Orleans Saints.]
September 7, 2012 11:37 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West's love for current girlfriend Kim Kardashian reportedly dates back to 2009 as heard on Keri Hilson's "Knock You Down" smash.
Continue reading Kanye West Revealed His Kim Kardashian Crush Back In '09?.
Nicki Minaj Clowns Rihanna, Chris Brown & RiRi Busted Kissing, A$AP Rocky Grabs Rihanna's Birthday Cakes
September 7, 2012 11:07 AM
Frenzy Friday. It's a race to the weekend and it all involves Rihanna at the Video Music Awards. Remember when Nicki Minaj and Rihanna were all lovey dovey? Well the love's gone. But while love is lost there, it's definitely alive in Chris Brown. BUT
T not so fast, Chris, looks like A$AP Rocky isn't thinking about Iggy Azalea anymore after gripping for dear life on RiRi's booty. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.
Pitchfork Apologizes For Controversial Chief Keef Gun Clip: "This Concept Was Rushed & Never Should Have Happened"
September 7, 2012 10:00 AM
Popular online music publication Pitchfork has issued an open apology to readers and pulled a controversial video featuring teenager Chief Keef at a gun range.
September 7, 2012 9:29 AM
West Coast rapper Game is reportedly taking on the role of local hero as new reports claim he saved a man's life following a serious bicycle crash this week.
Continue reading Game Saves Badly Injured Biker's Life, Calls 911 After Bloody Crash.
September 7, 2012 7:52 AM
After weeks of speculation, hip-hop couple Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa finally confirmed reports they are expecting their first child together at last night's MTV Video Music Awards show in Los Angeles.
September 7, 2012 7:27 AM
Young Money's Nicki Minaj, Drake, Lil Wayne, Chris Brown and more united last night (September 6) at the annual Video Music Awards with memorable attire, performances and awards.
Money Green: "The Content In This Album Takes Me To Places I Haven't Been. This [Album] Is My Blood, Sweat & Tears."
September 7, 2012 1:00 AM
[First making noise after taking home the crown from VH1's 2007 musical docu-series, The White Rapper Show, $hamrock is back in the limelight after dropping his most recent LP, Money Green (released September 4). From his lyrical growth to comprehension of music, the Atlanta-born rapper is here to tell you the top five reasons to buy his new album.]
September 7, 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 Masta Ace dished out his top choieces, Young Money's Torion Sellers unveils his fave five.]
Continue reading "He's Just A Legendary Rapper - His Rhymes Mean Something".
September 7, 2012 12:00 AM
Blues Brothers: Young Money's Tyga gets spotted with Taylor Gang leader Wiz Khalifa.
Photo taken from Tyga's Twitter
September 6, 2012 10:47 PM
Young Money rapper Tyga has reportedly ventured into the adult entertainment industry by launching his very own x-rated website and upcoming pornography flick called Rack City XXX.
Jay-Z On Blue Ivy Carter's Spoiled Lifestyle: "She Doesn't Have To Be Tough, She Has To Love Herself"
September 6, 2012 5:06 PM
Rap mogul Jay-Z contemplates what impact a rich and wealthy lifestyle will have on his six month-old daughter Blue Ivy Carter in a newly published New York Times feature.
September 6, 2012 4:14 PM
CNN's Capone is catching some bad press this week as new reports claim he got arrested in his New Jersey home on charges related to child-support evasion.
Continue reading CNN's Capone Taken Down By Police In New Jersey, "It Is What It Is".
September 6, 2012 2:30 PM
[In celebration of the NFL season beginning this week, SOHH is kicking things off with your favorite rappers boasting about their top teams. Today, Detroit's Obie Trice puts hope into his Lions while The Kolyons' Dirty 1000 gives his support to the Chicago Bears.]
September 6, 2012 2:00 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris recently gave fans an update on his long-awaited Ludaversal solo album and what they can expect, content-wise, this time around.
September 6, 2012 1:05 PM
Maybach Music Group's Wale recently talked about his growing popularity and why his growing bank account should hopefully land him a spot on Forbes' Hip-Hop Cash Kings list within 24 months.
September 6, 2012 12:00 PM
G-Unit leader 50 Cent may have something quietly cooking after publicly reaching out to Chicago teenage rap star Chief Keef this week.
Continue reading 50 Cent Extends His Hand To Chief Keef.
September 6, 2012 11:10 AM
Incarcerated music executive James "Jimmy Henchman" Rosemond and Russell Simmons have released statements on the tragic death of fellow hip-hop business mogul Chris Lighty.
Evelyn & Ochocinco Call Off Divorce, Apple Gets Nickel & Dimed In $1 Bil Lawsuit, "Next Friday" Star Accused Of Rape?
September 6, 2012 10:52 AM
Tricky Thursday. It's hard to believe what's going on today and it all begins with Chad Ochocinco and Evelyn Lozada...getting back together? Touchdown? Score? There really isn't much technology featured in here but finding out what Samsung did to Apple in its $1 billion case made it a must-read. Then it's to some "Friday" news, unfortunately, it's not sequel talk but an alleged case of rape. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.
September 6, 2012 10:30 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco is on the verge of waving goodbye to the rap game for good after revealing his upcoming Food & Liquor 2 will likely be his last album.
September 6, 2012 9:15 AM
Slaughterhouse's Joell Ortiz has shown he is unfazed by fans poking fun at his crew's new Welcome to: Our House first-week sales by publicly mocking a Twitter heckler.
September 6, 2012 8:15 AM
Music rivals Fat Joe and 50 Cent placed their differences aside yesterday (September 5) as they both came to Manhattan to wish their longtime friend Chris Lighty farewell amongst other celebrities.
September 6, 2012 7:31 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco is not letting Chief Keef's threats of physical harm worry him and has stepped forward to publicly embrace the teenage rap sensation.
September 6, 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 Walter McCarty gave Joe Budden the title earlier this week, Cassidy has once again crowned himself SOHH Underrated.]
High School: "It's A Stoner Movie Mixed With A Denzel Washington Action Movie...And We Got Pot Brownies!"
September 6, 2012 12:00 AM
[First there was High School High, then How High and now it's all about High School, the latest stoner-crazed DVD to hit the Silver Screen. As SOHH and Matt Bush (Henry Burke) celebrate this year's first week of school, the comedic actor gives readers the top five reasons to purchase High School.]
September 6, 2012 12:00 AM
Respect Their Conglomerate: Reek Da Villian and Busta Rhymes heat up the scene.
September 5, 2012 7:00 PM
Rap newcomer Chief Keef is getting some unwarranted attention this week after poking fun of a rival Chicago teenage musician following his fatal shooting.
September 5, 2012 5:05 PM
The tale of Nicki Minaj's alleged support for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has taken an interesting twist as new reports claim she is not registered to vote.
September 5, 2012 4:50 PM
Public Enemy's Chuck D has stepped forward to defend his decision to not grace the stage at Jay-Z's Made In America Philadelphia music festival last weekend.
Continue reading Chuck D Defends Rejecting Jay-Z's Made In America Offer [Video].
September 5, 2012 4:20 PM
Just over a week after Dr. Dre found himself in Forbes' highest-paid celebrities top five list, the music mogul now topples his competition in the financial publication's annual Hip-Hop Cash Kings rundown.
T.I. & Mike Will Made It Vouch For Mike Vick: "He Has The Option Of Staying In The Pocket Or [Getting] The F*ck Outta The Pocket"
September 5, 2012 3:45 PM
[In celebration of the NFL season beginning this week, SOHH is kicking things off with your favorite rappers boasting about their top teams. Today, Atlanta's T.I. and Mike Will Made It dish out support for Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Mike Vick and big up their home town Falcons.]
September 5, 2012 3:00 PM
Rap mogul LL Cool J is not losing sleep over having his Los Angeles home broken into last month and got spotted on-set of his popular television series "NCIS Los Angeles" this week.
Continue reading LL Cool J Spotted For First Time Since Home Invader Beatdown.
September 5, 2012 2:07 PM
SOHH has learned DMX's long-awaited Undisputed solo album will finally hit store shelves next week and pay homage to the victims of families who lost loved ones on September 11th, 2001.
Continue reading DMX Plans Huge 9/11 Move W/ "Undisputed" First-Week Sales.
September 5, 2012 12:41 PM
NFL player Chad Ochocinco continues to become a target for the media after revealing a new leg tattoo of estranged wife Evelyn Lozada.
September 5, 2012 12:26 PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, Slaughterhouse lead the pack at No. 2, 2 Chainz departs the Top 5 and Rick Ross pulls out of the Top 10.
September 5, 2012 12:05 PM
Tensions are still high for producer Havoc as he has once again publicly taunted estranged Mobb Deep group member Prodigy over his condolences to the memory of late music executive Chris Lighty.
Continue reading Havoc Throws More Shots At Prodigy Over Chris Lighty's Death.
Chrissy & Jim Jones New Reality TV Teaser, Jay-Z & Blue Ivy Hit The Yacht, Amber Rose & Wiz Khalifa Busted At Doctor's Office
September 5, 2012 11:28 AM
Wishful Wednesday. It's a tale of couples today beginning with the inseparable Chrissy Lampkin and Jim Jones. Thought "Love & Hip-Hop" was much, wait 'til you see their new sneak peek. Then it's a couple made up of Jay-Z and his gorgeous daughter Blue Ivy Carter. Thought helicopters were enough, now peep 'em on a yacht. Speaking of babies, looks like Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa are getting their baby bump examined. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.
September 5, 2012 10:35 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West continues to rap praises about his current girlfriend Kim Kardashian and used a new track called "Clique" to reference her infamous 2007 sex tape.
Talib Kweli 'Seriously Doubts' Nicki Minaj's Romney Remarks: "She Just Wants Y'All To Talk About Her & She's Winning"
September 5, 2012 9:10 AM
New York rapper Talib Kweli has weighed in on Young Money star Nicki Minaj vowing to vote for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in this fall's election.
September 5, 2012 8:51 AM
Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon recently dished out some music industry advice to hip-hop newcomers and explained why it is vital to ride the wave of a hot buzz.
September 5, 2012 8:32 AM
Hollywood actor Martin Lawrence has sent his condolences to the family of Michael Clarke Duncan days after the bigger than life thespian passed away from medical complications.
Continue reading Martin Lawrence Reacts To Michael Clarke Duncan, Cause Of Death Revealed.
September 5, 2012 12:15 AM
[With his new Gravity album finally on store shelves this week, Christian rapper Lecrae gives SOHH readers his top five reasons this LP is a must have.]
September 5, 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 Freeway went through his top choices last week, rap legend Masta Ace brings out his fave five.]
Continue reading "Their Songs Became Street Anthems For Black Kids".
September 5, 2012 12:00 AM
Mack N Cheese: Philadelphia's Beanie Sigel kicks it with Wiz Khalifa days before beginning his two-year jail sentence.
September 4, 2012 7:00 PM
With his upcoming Trouble Man album likely to hit store shelves in early 2013, SOHH recently hit up T.I. to find out the status of collaborative projects with B.o.B. and Young Jeezy.
Continue reading T.I. Juggles "Trouble Man," B.o.B. & Young Jeezy Joint Efforts.
September 4, 2012 6:10 PM
Bad Boy Records Cassie let a Twitter heckler get under her skin this week and publicly lashed out after getting accused of sleeping with her label head Diddy.
Continue reading Cassie Tells Diddy Hater To "Shut The Fuuuuu*k Up".
September 4, 2012 4:45 PM
[SOHH highlights a hot record each Tuesday and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Beanie Sigel broke down his "The Reunion" anthem, Flipmode Squad leader Busta Rhymes digs into his "Doin' It Again" smash.]
Continue reading "If They Want More Of [Busta Rhymes &] Reek, Then They're Going To Get More" .
September 4, 2012 4:30 PM
Elusive New York rapper MF Doom recently showered fellow Big Apple emcee Nas with accolades for embodying unmatched freestyle skills.
September 4, 2012 3:45 PM
[In celebration of the NFL season beginning this week, SOHH is kicking things off with your favorite rappers boasting about their top teams. Today, State Property's Freeway reveals his relationship with hometown wide receiver DeSean Jackson and what's in store for his Philadelphia Eagles this season.]
September 4, 2012 2:45 PM
Former Ruff Ryders rapper Eve recently put her foot down on the male hip-hop artists and, specifically, name-checked T.I. after he had some harsh words for rap newcomer Azealia Banks earlier this year.
September 4, 2012 2:00 PM
Weeks after video vixen Maliah Michel raised the temperature at Atlanta's Diamond strip club, SOHH reached out to gentlemen's club enthusiast Ying Yang Twins member Kaine for his reaction.
Lil Wayne Stands Behind 'Dedication 4' Duties: "The Reason Why I'm Recording Mixtapes Is Because..."
September 4, 2012 12:00 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne recently dished out his motivation behind putting out the new Dedication 4 project and why it is his duty to keep feeding the streets quality underground efforts.
September 4, 2012 11:26 AM
Grammy-winning singer Rihanna is currently under fire by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) after recently stepping out in a pair of snake boots.
September 4, 2012 10:10 AM
Traffic Tuesday. It's a busy and bumper-to-bumper day for most people trying to get caught back up in the work week and it all starts with Kim Kardashian and Beyoncé Knowles-Carter beefing? Where there's hate in one place, there's love in the club in another, which happens to be what Cassie is thinking as she undressed Chris Brown. Then it's off to Jay-Z's new Roc Nation princess Rita Ora getting dissed? All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.
September 4, 2012 9:35 AM
Rapper Bow Wow has swayed off recent hype and speculation which suggested there are tensions between himself and his label, Cash Money Records.
Continue reading Bow Wow Buries Cash Money Beef Rumors, "Now I Am At My Peace".
OKC's Kevin Durant Raps On 'Rolls Royce': "N*ggas Catching Anxiety, 23, A Lot Of F*cking Cheese" [Audio]
September 4, 2012 8:20 AM
Less than a week after Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant revealed his interest in dropping a hip-hop album in the future, the basketball star has appeared on a new track called "Rolls Royce."
September 4, 2012 7:31 AM
Young Money star Nicki Minaj has raised a few eyebrows courtesy of her "Mercy" Dedication 4 verse off Lil Wayne's new mixtape as she claims she will vote for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney this November.
September 4, 2012 12:35 AM
Continue reading Kevin Durant Balls W/ A Martian, Goblin Or Weezy F. Baby?.
September 4, 2012 12:25 AM
[SOHH highlights a hot record each Tuesday and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After T.I. broke down his "Go Get It" record last week, incarcerated rapper Beanie Sigel unravels his new "The Reunion" anthem.]
Champs Sports SWAG: "[We've Got] Kevin Durant, Josh Hamilton, Brandon Jennings & Plenty More Who Embody Swagger"
September 4, 2012 12:20 AM
[With the new launch of Champs Sports' SWAG e-zine now official, Champs Sports Vice President of Marketing Frank Bracken gives SOHH readers his top five reasons you need SWAG in your life.]
September 4, 2012 12:00 AM
Ball So Hard: NBA star Kevin Durant gets some brotherly love courtesy of Lil Wayne.
"Nas Is One Of The Gods, One Of The Greatest Of All Time, One Of The Godfathers Of Even My Own Style"
September 3, 2012 8:13 PM
Roc Nation's Jay Electronica recently boasted about the star power of rap veteran Nas and credited him for laying out the blueprint for his lyrical prowess.
September 3, 2012 7:53 PM
West Coast rapper Lil B appears to be barking up a tall order by publicly calling out Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant over dodging a basketball challenge.
September 3, 2012 6:13 PM
West Coast rapper Game has set the bar high for himself as he works on the upcoming Jesus Piece solo album and vowed to reach perfection on his speculated final Interscope Records LP.
Continue reading Game Says He'll Get 5 Mics Or Die Tryin': "Quote Me On That".
September 3, 2012 5:47 PM
Weeks after getting hospitalized for a heart attack, Hollywood actor Michael Clarke Duncan has passed away at the age of 54.
Continue reading BREAKING: Michael Clarke Duncan Dead At 54.
September 3, 2012 5:37 PM
A year after the tragic passing of West Coast hip-hop artist Nate Dogg and his memory is not yet resting in peace as reports claim family members are torn apart over his estate.
September 3, 2012 5:12 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has kept his word on putting out the long-awaited Dedication 4 mixtape by releasing it on Labor Day via live stream and download options.
Continue reading Lil Wayne Sticks To His "Dedication 4" Promise [Download].
September 3, 2012 2:23 PM
New York rap veteran Nas recruited longtime friend/collaborator Lauryn Hill to grace the stage at a Rock The Bells New Jersey concert over the weekend months after her publicized tax woes heated up the Internet.
Continue reading Nas Rules The World Again In The Garden State.
September 3, 2012 2:00 PM
The wife of late music mogul Chris Lighty has turned down speculation and reports which claim a fight fueled his decision to kill himself last week.
September 3, 2012 1:00 PM
Brooklyn Nets basketball star Kris Humphries' parents and their publicized divorce are now a thing of the past as new reports claim the legal proceedings were completed within a month time span.
Continue reading BK Nets Kris Humphries' Parents Divorce Finalized In 26 Days.
September 3, 2012 11:15 AM
Rap mogul Jay-Z fused hip-hop and rock over the weekend when he took to his Made In America stage and performed "99 Problem" alongside iconic band Pearl Jam to close out the event.
Continue reading Jay-Z's Got 99 Problems But A Pearl Jam Ain't One [Video].
September 3, 2012 10:55 AM
Grammy-winning rapper T.I. recently revealed his interest in working with G-Unit leader 50 Cent and what significance they would have on the same record.
Continue reading T.I.'s Down To Work W/ 50 Cent "Whenever He's Ready" [Video].
September 3, 2012 10:18 AM
Labor Day Monday. Even though most people have the day off, the rumors never stop. Lil Wayne's got a bodguard, but the only problem is it's for his daughter? Nas just dropped his "Bye Baby" record but is it now "Hello Baby" after a date with Kelis? And it's been in the air for months, but Amber Rose has finally confirmed her pregnancy? All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.
Drake's All Work No Play At Jay-Z's Made In America Festival: "I Don't Need No Water, I Don't Need A Break" [Video]
September 3, 2012 9:36 AM
Young Money star Drake helped add more fuel to rap mogul Jay-Z's Made In America Philadelphia music festival over the weekend by closing out the event with a jam-packed set which included surprise appearances from 2 Chainz and French Montana.
September 3, 2012 9:17 AM
Video vixen Amber Rose became one of many people in Los Angeles to experience the wrath of a magnitude-3.3 earthquake Monday (September 3) morning.
Continue reading Amber Rose Gets Shaken Up By Magnitude 3.3 Hollywood Earthquake.
September 3, 2012 12:00 AM
G.O.O.D. Times: Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West brings out his team at Jay-Z's Made In America Philadelphia music festival.
Photo taken from Kanye West's Twitter
September 2, 2012 9:50 PM
State Property's Freeway has stepped forward to shed some light on fallen friend/rapper Beanie Sigel just days after he got arrested on a gun and drug posssession charge.
Miami Heat's Juwan Howard Recruits Rick Ross, Baron Davis, Game, Birdman & More For Rap Album [Video]
September 2, 2012 9:10 PM
NBA champion Juwan Howard has reportedly snagged fellow basketball stars Baron Davis, Trevor Ariza, Carlos Boozer, Josh Smith plus hip-hop artists Rick Ross, Game, Soulja Boy Tell Em and more for an upcoming new rap album.
Kanye West Reveals Personal Struggles: "Would We Refer To Our Mothers As B*tches, Our Fathers [As] N*ggas?"
September 2, 2012 8:36 PM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has opened up to his 8.4 million Twitter followers by revealing a personal struggle with the controversial terms "b*tch" and "n*gga."
Rockie Says Chi-Town's Staying Fresh: "All The Faces Getting On Right Now Are Supposed To Be Getting On"
September 2, 2012 8:07 PM
Maybach Music Group's latest signee Rockie Fresh recently discussed how much spotlight his Chicago hometown has received as of late and why it is time for the Windy City to keep on shining.
September 2, 2012 2:00 PM
Despite fiancé/rapper Wiz Khalifa denying the speculation last month, a new Amber Rose photo has emerged online and once again sparked the baby bump rumor.
Continue reading New Amber Rose Photo Reheats Baby Bump Rumor.
September 2, 2012 11:50 AM
The undying love reality star Kim Kardashian has for Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West continues to reign supreme as she has now donned him "3 Chainz" over Instagram.
Continue reading Move Over 2 Chainz? Kim Kardashian Crowns Kanye West "3 Chainzzzzz".
September 2, 2012 10:10 AM
Days after State Property's Freeway told SOHH fans should expect the unexpected at Jay-Z's Made In America music festival, his words rang true as Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music took over day one.
Chris Lighty's Violator Partner Downplays Suicidal Debt Problems, "I Know Exactly What He Was Feeling"
September 2, 2012 9:50 AM
Days after the tragic passing of music executive Chris Lighty, his Violator Management business partner Michael "Blue" Williams has nixed speculation which suggests money woes contributed to his death.
Jay-Z Clowns Jay Electronica: "He's Like, 'Ohh, You Still Perform? Ha' - He Always Has Jokes Like That"
September 2, 2012 7:44 AM
Roc Nation's Jay Electornica made a surprise appearance at Jay-Z's Made In America Philadelphia music festival yesterday (September 1) and revealed a playful exchange he had with Jigga.
September 2, 2012 12:00 AM
American Dreaming: Roc Nation's Jay Electronica pops up at Jay-Z's Made In America Philadelphia music festival.
Photo taken from Life + Times' Twitter
September 1, 2012 11:10 PM
Former NBA star Jalen Rose has publicly shown support for jailed rapper Beanie Sigel in light of his arrest earlier in the week on a drug and gun possession charge.
September 1, 2012 10:05 PM
Freshly signed Maybach Music Group artist Rockie Fresh recently updated fans on the status of his new label situation and what is next for him as the newest addition to Rick Ross' growing empire.
Continue reading "I Want To Win Several Grammys - So My Work Ethic Has Only Intensified".
Kevin Durant Reveals What Rappers He'd Ink: "If I Started A Record Label Today I Would Sign Drake, Wale..." [Video]
September 1, 2012 8:50 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant graces the first issue of Champ Sports' SWAG e-zine and reveals what hip-hop artists and R&B singer he would sign if he had his very own record label.
Busta Rhymes Flips Mode Over Nas Ghostwriting Rumor: "For Me To Believe That, A N*gga Would Have To D*mn Near Swallow Gunpowder"
September 1, 2012 6:29 PM
Flipmode Squad leader Busta Rhymes recently offered his input on the debate over whether or not Nas had help penning 2008's Untitled LP and said facts always overturn the rumors.
September 1, 2012 5:17 PM
Fans hoping to see Slaughterhouse's new Welcome to: Our House topple its competition as the number one-selling album next week will have to rally up hip-hop heads as its first-week sales projections have dipped.
September 1, 2012 1:25 PM
NFL player Chad Ochocinco is living up to the backlash he has received since getting arrested on a domestic violence charge last month by taking responsibility for his actions toward estranged wife Evelyn Lozada.
September 1, 2012 11:05 AM
Country sensation Taylor Swift recently delved into her love for the hip-hop culture and why her next solo album could likely be influenced by the urban genre.
September 1, 2012 9:30 AM
New York rapper Mysonne, Dres and Torae have all publicly welcomed home formerly incarcerated emcee Chi-Ali after serving out a 14 year jail bid beginning in the early 2000's on a murder conviction.
September 1, 2012 8:00 AM
Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has reportedly called on hip-hop heavyweights like Ma$e, Jay-Z, 2 Chainz, Ghostface Killah and more for his long-awaited Cruel Summer compilation album.
Chris Lighty's Brother & Russell Simmons Question Suicide Reports: "I Don't Think He Killed Himself - Nothing's Adding Up"
September 1, 2012 7:05 AM
Days after the tragic passing of Violator Management founder Chris Lighty, the late music mogul's brother Dave Lighty and longtime friend Russell Simmons have questioned the validty of the suicide reports.
September 1, 2012 12:00 AM
Unbelievable: The late Notorious B.I.G. and rap veteran Nas kick it one time for your mind.
Photo taken from Nas' Twitter