December 2012 Archives

KimYe Won't Bite Big Apple, Head To Sin City For New Year's Eve

December 31, 2012 10:36 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West and Kim Kardashian may have a baby on the way, but the superstar couple are looking to cash-in on some big bucks in Las Vegas for New Year's Eve.

Continue reading KimYe Won't Bite Big Apple, Head To Sin City For New Year's Eve.

'Training Day' Director Ignores Spike Lee Bashing, Defends "Django" N-Word Usage

December 31, 2012 10:07 PM

Moviemaker Antoine Fuqua has stepped up and come to the defense of fellow director Quentin Tarantino's new Django Unchained box office hit amid dicey remarks from Spike Lee over its controversial N-word usage.

Continue reading 'Training Day' Director Ignores Spike Lee Bashing, Defends "Django" N-Word Usage.

Paris Hilton Reacts To KimYe's Baby, Kardashian Sisters Speak Out, Beyoncé Had 411 On Announcement?

December 31, 2012 8:22 PM

Massive Monday. It's a day (night) of unexpected news, with Paris Hilton reacting to Kim Kardashian getting ready to welcome in new life in 2013. Speaking of new life and families, Kim's sisters are all over the scoop of the year. But did Beyoncé beat everyone to the punch, even Kanye West, in getting his info? All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.

Continue reading Paris Hilton Reacts To KimYe's Baby, Kardashian Sisters Speak Out, Beyoncé Had 411 On Announcement?.

Kim Kardashian Addresses Baby Buzz: "It's True!! Kanye & I Are Expecting"

December 31, 2012 7:30 PM

Mega reality star Kim Kardashian has issued an official statement nearly 24 hours after boyfriend Kanye West announced they were expecting a baby heading into next year.

Continue reading Kim Kardashian Addresses Baby Buzz: "It's True!! Kanye & I Are Expecting".

Evelyn & Ocho Look Past Sex Tape Leak, Spotted Together In Miami Hot Spot

December 31, 2012 7:04 PM

A week after unsigned NFL star Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson's x-rated homemade tape leaked online, the former Patriots wide receiver and ex-wife Evelyn Lozada were spotted together in Miami.

Continue reading Evelyn & Ocho Look Past Sex Tape Leak, Spotted Together In Miami Hot Spot.

Game's Manager Knocked Out By G-Unit Affiliate, Reports Say

December 31, 2012 6:26 PM

West Coast rapper Game's manager, Taydoe, reportedly got assaulted by longtime music foe and G-Unit affiliate 40 Glocc over the weekend.

Continue reading Game's Manager Knocked Out By G-Unit Affiliate, Reports Say.

Shawty Lo's "All My Babies Mamas" Faces More Off-Camera Drama

December 31, 2012 4:54 PM

Atlanta rapper Shawty Lo continues to face more heat for his upcoming "All My Babies Mamas" reality series with a popular radio show host now taking aim at the dicey project.

Continue reading Shawty Lo's "All My Babies Mamas" Faces More Off-Camera Drama.

The Great Jay-Z? Young Hov Lands Blockbuster Score

December 31, 2012 4:16 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z is keeping busy heading into 2013, now reportedly getting attached to the upcoming The Great Gatsby action thriller.

Continue reading The Great Jay-Z? Young Hov Lands Blockbuster Score.

After Freddie Gibbs Departure, Young Jeezy Loses Another CTE Member

December 31, 2012 1:49 PM

Weeks after Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs confirmed his exit from Young Jeezy's Corporate Thugz Entertainment, hip-hop artist Scrilla has announced his departure from the clique.

Continue reading After Freddie Gibbs Departure, Young Jeezy Loses Another CTE Member.

Diamond Stays Silent In Lil Scrappy/Soulja Boy Feud: "IMMA CHILL"

December 31, 2012 1:29 PM

Atlanta rapper Diamond is keeping hush in the current war of words between love interest Soulja Boy Tell Em and Lil Scrappy but has acknowledged the public dispute.

Continue reading Diamond Stays Silent In Lil Scrappy/Soulja Boy Feud: "IMMA CHILL".

Tyga Out $16,000 In Battle After No-Show

December 31, 2012 9:35 AM

Young Money rapper Tyga's decision to not show up to a court hearing recently has cost him over $16,000 in a default judgement to his accountant.

Continue reading Tyga Out $16,000 In Battle After No-Show.

A$AP Rocky Accused Of Being Drugged Up, Unleashing "Ferocious Beatdown" On Man

December 31, 2012 9:03 AM

Rap newcomer A$AP Rocky has reportedly been been sued for using drugs and taking out his frustrations on a man last summer in a New York clothing store.

Continue reading A$AP Rocky Accused Of Being Drugged Up, Unleashing "Ferocious Beatdown" On Man.

BREAKING: Kanye West Announces Kim Kardashian's Pregnancy [Video]

December 31, 2012 8:32 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are expecting their first child together, making the news public heading into 2013.

Continue reading BREAKING: Kanye West Announces Kim Kardashian's Pregnancy [Video].

Photo of the Day: Game Shows Who's Gonna Run This Town Tonight

December 31, 2012 12:00 AM

If I Ruled The World: West Coast rapper Game shows who's gonna run his town tonight.

Photo taken from Game's Instagram

Soulja Boy & Lil Scrappy Clash: "Let's Go To War. I F**ked Your Girl & You A B**ch"

December 30, 2012 6:25 PM

Atlanta rappers Soulja Boy Tell Em and Lil Scrappy have taken their issues with one another to the Twitter world, going at each other's necks over a common love interest.

Continue reading Soulja Boy & Lil Scrappy Clash: "Let's Go To War. I F**ked Your Girl & You A B**ch".

Katt Williams Scorches 'Django' Controversy, Threatens To Punch Quentin Tarantino [Video]

December 30, 2012 11:14 AM

Troubled comedian Katt Williams is taking acclaimed director Spike Lee's side in the current controversy surrounding moviemaker Quentin Tarantino's new Django flick and its ample usage of the N-word.

Continue reading Katt Williams Scorches 'Django' Controversy, Threatens To Punch Quentin Tarantino [Video].

A$AP Rocky Addresses "Long.Live.A$AP" Debut Leak, Reveals Why He's Not Shook [Video]

December 30, 2012 11:02 AM

With his long-awaited Long.Live.A$AP solo debut floating online weeks prior to its release, New York rap newcomer A$AP Rocky has addressed the leak and revealed why he's not sweating the small stuff.

Continue reading A$AP Rocky Addresses "Long.Live.A$AP" Debut Leak, Reveals Why He's Not Shook [Video].

Kanye West Explodes On Media: "I Ain't Crazy, I'm Just Not Satisfied!" [Video]

December 30, 2012 10:25 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West had some dicey words for the media during opening night of his Revel Casino weekend concert series as he took direct shots at the press in Atlantic City.

Continue reading Kanye West Explodes On Media: "I Ain't Crazy, I'm Just Not Satisfied!" [Video].

Photo of the Day: Busta Rhymes Shows Off His Gun Show

December 30, 2012 12:00 AM

Pump It Up: Flipmode Squad leader Busta Rhymes shows what tickets will get you at his gun show.

Photo take from Busta Rhymes' Twitter

Meek Mill Plays Big Daddy, Scoops Up Cassidy's Mom?

December 29, 2012 8:06 PM

Maybach Music Group's Meek Mill may be taking his issues with Cassidy to the next level after reportedly posting a photo of himself alongside his rap foe's mother.

Continue reading Meek Mill Plays Big Daddy, Scoops Up Cassidy's Mom?.

Game Stays True On His $100,000 Promise

December 29, 2012 7:41 PM

West Coast rapper Game proved he has money to blow on his entourage, showing off a photo of his crew flaunting roughly $100,000 worth of luxury Rolex watches this weekend.

Continue reading Game Stays True On His $100,000 Promise.

Suge Knight & Katt Williams Throw Punches In Massive Brawl

December 29, 2012 3:53 PM

Former Death Row Records owner Marion "Suge" Knight and comedian Katt Williams are reportedly responsible for fleeing the scene of a brawl they started last night (December 28) in Los Angeles.

Continue reading Suge Knight & Katt Williams Throw Punches In Massive Brawl.

Kanye West Goes All-White Everything, Rocks Crystal Facial In Atlantic City [Video]

December 29, 2012 2:40 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West raised the fashion bar last night (December 28) after performing with a kilt at the 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy relief concert by rocking various facial garments during his New Jersey show.

Continue reading Kanye West Goes All-White Everything, Rocks Crystal Facial In Atlantic City [Video].

UPDATE: Katt Speaks After Cop Raid: "How Do You Keep Kids Safe Without Guns?'

December 29, 2012 2:13 PM

Troubled comedian Katt Williams left police custody last night (December 28) after his California home reportedly got raided by a slew of local authorities on gun and drug-related charges.

Continue reading UPDATE: Katt Speaks After Cop Raid: "How Do You Keep Kids Safe Without Guns?'.

Tyga Sued By Three Video Vixen For Exposing Their Goods In Uncensored "Nasty" Clip

December 29, 2012 11:15 AM

Young Money's Tyga may need to call up the best lawyer in town as three models have filed lawsuits against him for exposing their upper bodies in last summer's "Make It Nasty" music video.

Continue reading Tyga Sued By Three Video Vixen For Exposing Their Goods In Uncensored "Nasty" Clip.

Cassidy Fired First Shots At Meek Mill, Says "Repo" Producer [Audio]

December 29, 2012 7:52 AM

Philadelphia producer Jahlil Beats has weighed in on the current war of words between Cassidy and Meek Mill days after he found himself stuck in the middle by producing the hard-hitting "Repo" diss.

Continue reading Cassidy Fired First Shots At Meek Mill, Says "Repo" Producer [Audio].

Photo of the Day: Rihanna Gives Game's Son A Bear Hug

December 29, 2012 12:02 AM

Game Over: West Coast rapper Game's son gets a hug from Rihanna court side at a Los Angeles Lakers game.

Photo taken from Game's Instagram

Katt Williams Arrested For Child Endangerment, Comedian Faces Serious Charges

December 28, 2012 11:48 PM

Troubled comedian Katt Williams is once again making headlines this week as reports claim he has been arrested in Los Angeles on charges related to child endangerment.

Continue reading Katt Williams Arrested For Child Endangerment, Comedian Faces Serious Charges.

Gucci Mane Ignores Death Threats, Taunts Young Jeezy On-Stage [Video]

December 28, 2012 11:17 PM

Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane proved he is unfazed by recent viral video threats of violence by hitting the stage for a Georgia show and taking shots at rap foe Young Jeezy last week.

Continue reading Gucci Mane Ignores Death Threats, Taunts Young Jeezy On-Stage [Video].

Shyne Says He Ethered Game, Claims He Dropped Jay-Z & 2Pac-Type Bombs [Video]

December 28, 2012 6:30 PM

Former Bad Boy Records rapper Shyne recently discussed his anti-Game "Bury Judas" diss record and compared it amongst the likes of heavy-hitting beef tracks like Jay-Z's "Takeover" and Nas' "Ether."

Continue reading Shyne Says He Ethered Game, Claims He Dropped Jay-Z & 2Pac-Type Bombs [Video].

Chad's Johnson, X-Rated Tape Vanishes Off The Internet

December 28, 2012 5:24 PM

Unsigned NFL star Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson can breathe a bit easier these days with reports claiming his publicized homemade x-rated tape has been removed from the Internet.

Continue reading Chad's Johnson, X-Rated Tape Vanishes Off The Internet.

LeBron James Crowns Rap's Finest: "He's A Big Time Star Beyond Just Music"

December 28, 2012 5:00 PM

NBA champion LeBron James is getting on the A$AP Rocky wave, co-signing the New York rap newcomer's music and describing him as bigger than hip-hop.

Continue reading LeBron James Crowns Rap's Finest: "He's A Big Time Star Beyond Just Music".

Cassidy Protégé Drops Meek Mill Diss: "3 Million Downloads, 250 On Sales -- You Cheated Meek" [Audio]

December 28, 2012 4:00 PM

Philadelphia rapper Cassidy has unleashed his protégé Chubby Jag onto Meek Mill after getting hit with a diss record this week and returned the insult with a new beef called "Worst Nightmare."

Continue reading Cassidy Protégé Drops Meek Mill Diss: "3 Million Downloads, 250 On Sales -- You Cheated Meek" [Audio].

"I Got A Song Called 'Kanye West,' People Thought I Was Just Being That A**hole Kid"

December 28, 2012 3:20 PM

With his new Porter's Pot mixtape now available, New York rapper Denzil Porter recently sat down with SOHH to discuss an emphasis on making sure "Not Hosted By DJ Drama" got stamped onto the project's cover art.

Continue reading "I Got A Song Called 'Kanye West,' People Thought I Was Just Being That A**hole Kid".

Trinidad James Says Wipe Me Down: "I'ma Spend My Whole Def Jam Check To Do A EP W/ Boosie"

December 28, 2012 3:00 PM

Atlanta rapper Trinidad James is already making plans to lock in studio time with incarcerated rapper Lil Boosie, announcing an initiative to put up big bucks for a joint EP.

Continue reading Trinidad James Says Wipe Me Down: "I'ma Spend My Whole Def Jam Check To Do A EP W/ Boosie".

Shawty Lo Baby Mama Reality TV Show Sparks Outbursts, Woman Launches Full-Fledged Petition

December 28, 2012 2:49 PM

Atlanta rapper Shawty Lo may want the new year to get here soon as reports now claim there is a petition to stop his upcoming "All My Babies' Mamas" reality television series from premiering in 2013.

Continue reading Shawty Lo Baby Mama Reality TV Show Sparks Outbursts, Woman Launches Full-Fledged Petition.

'Chappelle's Show' Star Spikes Lee: "I Know You Been Talking A Lot Of Sh*t" [Video]

December 28, 2012 2:29 PM

Days after movie director Quentin Tarantino's controversial Django Unchained flick premiered nationwide, former "Chappelle's Show" star Donnell Rawlings has stepped up to speak out against acclaimed moviemaker Spike Lee's issues with it.

Continue reading 'Chappelle's Show' Star Spikes Lee: "I Know You Been Talking A Lot Of Sh*t" [Video].

Waka Flocka Burns Flames Onto Chief Keef Haters [Video]

December 28, 2012 2:11 PM

Southern rapper Waka Flocka Flame recently spoke on the mixed reactions some people have with hip-hop newcomer Chief Keef and why everyone should respect the Chicago teen.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Burns Flames Onto Chief Keef Haters [Video].

Rihanna Busted In Her Birthday Suit, Rick Ross' New Wifey Alert, Chief Keef Gets Dismantled By Nicki Minaj Latina Fan?

December 28, 2012 10:00 AM

Festive Friday. It's feeling very festive heading into the weekend and coming up on New Year's Eve, so why not get the bubbly out starting with Rihanna dropping the top and losing the rear during one of her recent vacation outings? Speaking of sexy ladies, does Rick Ross have a new love interest in his life? Hint: It's not Trina. And he may have sold 50,000 copies of Finally Rich, but Chief Keef's gotten under the skin of a Nicki Minaj fanatic. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.

Continue reading Rihanna Busted In Her Birthday Suit, Rick Ross' New Wifey Alert, Chief Keef Gets Dismantled By Nicki Minaj Latina Fan?.

Cassidy's Philly Crew Address Meek Mill's Diss: "He's Outta Pocket For That One. Wrong Move"

December 28, 2012 9:46 AM

Philadelphia-based rap crew Larsiny Family Entertainment's Cal Akbar and Shiz Lansky have stepped up to speak out on hometown rapper Meek Mill going after estranged associate Cassidy on the new "Repo" diss record.

Continue reading Cassidy's Philly Crew Address Meek Mill's Diss: "He's Outta Pocket For That One. Wrong Move".

George Zimmerman Shoots Back At $27,000 Security Accusations

December 28, 2012 9:24 AM

Florida resident George Zimmerman is reportedly lashing back at publicized reports which claim he owes more than $27,000 to a security company he temporarily hired to protect him earlier this year.

Continue reading George Zimmerman Shoots Back At $27,000 Security Accusations.

Katt Williams' Money Problems Mount Up, Comedian Wanted For $4 Million

December 28, 2012 9:06 AM

Troubled comedian Katt Williams continues to make headlines as new reports claim he owes more than $4 million to the government over tax-related issues.

Continue reading Katt Williams' Money Problems Mount Up, Comedian Wanted For $4 Million.

PRSVR: "Our Clients Are Industry Tastemakers."

December 28, 2012 5:00 AM

Photo of the Day: Shawty Lo Shows His Dope Boy Fresh Kicks

December 28, 2012 12:00 AM

Red Bottoms: Atlanta's Shawty Lo falls back and kicks his feet up.

Photo taken from Shawty Lo's Instagram

Funkmaster Flex Rates Cassidy/Meek Mill's Beef Records: "[His] Beat Was Trash" [Audio]

December 27, 2012 10:25 PM

New York's Hot 97 radio veteran Funkmaster Flex weighed in on the current war of words between one-time comrades Cassidy and Meek Mill tonight (December 27) in light of dropping new diss records at one another these past seven days.

Continue reading Funkmaster Flex Rates Cassidy/Meek Mill's Beef Records: "[His] Beat Was Trash" [Audio].

"Drake, You Need To Calm Down. You Didn't Trademark YOLO."

December 27, 2012 8:16 PM

Young Money rapper Drake is receiving a history lesson on his popular catchphrase "YOLO (You Only Live Once)" with new reports showing how far back the term actually goes.

Continue reading "Drake, You Need To Calm Down. You Didn't Trademark YOLO.".

Bow Wow Claws YMCMB Rumors, Names Most Well-Off Cash Money Member [Video]

December 27, 2012 5:50 PM

Cash Money Records rapper Bow Wow recently updated fans on his status with Young Money/Cash Money and said he is always going to ride for his clique despite the frequent break-up rumors.

Continue reading Bow Wow Claws YMCMB Rumors, Names Most Well-Off Cash Money Member [Video].

Meek Mill Vows To Cease Cassidy Disses: "I'm Done"

December 27, 2012 5:26 PM

Maybach Music Group's Meek Mill may have just participated in one of the most short-lived rap feuds in hip-hop history after promising to fall back on his dispute with foe Cassidy less than 24 hours after dropping his "Repo" diss.

Continue reading Meek Mill Vows To Cease Cassidy Disses: "I'm Done".

Lil' Flip Blasts Police After Arrest: "If My Gun Was A Problem, Why Is It Still In My Trunk"

December 27, 2012 5:06 PM

After spending roughly 24 hours behind bars, Houston rapper Lil' Flip is currently out on bond following an arrest on drugs and weapon possession charges.

Continue reading Lil' Flip Blasts Police After Arrest: "If My Gun Was A Problem, Why Is It Still In My Trunk".

Wyclef Jean Explains How Fugees Fell Apart [Video]

December 27, 2012 2:45 PM

Former Fugees leader Wyclef Jean recently reflected on his estranged group's run in hip-hop and how his love for Lauryn Hill ultimately cost them their career as a crew.

Continue reading Wyclef Jean Explains How Fugees Fell Apart [Video].

Trayvon Martin's Killer Can't Cover His Tail, Owes $27,0000

December 27, 2012 2:20 PM

The man responsible for slaying teenage Florida resident Trayvon Martin last winter is reportedly getting hit with a $27,000 lawsuit for unpaid compensation to a security company.

Continue reading Trayvon Martin's Killer Can't Cover His Tail, Owes $27,0000.

Shawty Lo Plans To Show Off His 11 Kids, 10 "Babies' Mamas" Soon [Video]

December 27, 2012 1:10 PM

Atlanta rapper Shawty Lo is reportedly putting his personal life onto the small screen with plans to air a new reality show called "All My Babies' Mamas" next spring.

Continue reading Shawty Lo Plans To Show Off His 11 Kids, 10 "Babies' Mamas" Soon [Video].

Ice-T Responsible For Coco Moving To Las Vegas: "What Is Going To Fall Apart?"

December 27, 2012 12:05 PM

Rap veteran Ice-T may be largely responsible for his wife Coco Austin turning into a headline-making generator these past few weeks as new "Ice Loves Coco" sneak peek footage shows him encouraging her to relocate to Las Vegas.

Continue reading Ice-T Responsible For Coco Moving To Las Vegas: "What Is Going To Fall Apart?".

Cassidy Tells Meek Mill Go Hard Or Go Home: "He Expected To Kill Me W/ That!"

December 27, 2012 11:05 AM

Philadelphia rapper Cassidy is proving rap foe Meek Mill's "Repo" did little damage to his self-esteem, now taunting his one-time comrade's new diss record.

Continue reading Cassidy Tells Meek Mill Go Hard Or Go Home: "He Expected To Kill Me W/ That!".

Game Throws Up $100,000, Promises Amazing Things For Rolex Records

December 27, 2012 10:50 AM

West Coast rapper Game is looking to reach for the stars with his new Rolex Records joint venture alongside fellow hip-hop artist Stat Quo and promised to lace his entourage with their own Rolex watches this week.

Continue reading Game Throws Up $100,000, Promises Amazing Things For Rolex Records.

Rick Ross' New Album On Deck, Russell Simmons Balls W/ Wifey & Ex-Wife, Karrueche Tran/Rihanna Drama Continues

December 27, 2012 10:24 AM

Tasty Tuesday. It's all about the finer tastes in life today and if there's one person that has a thing for the juicy, it's Rick Ross and his plans to announce a new LP title on New Year's Day. We might be guessing all day to figure out what it is, just like trying to figure out what's up with rap mogul Russell Simmons playing boy-toy to his current girlfriend and ex-wife Kimora Lee Simmons? Big ballin'? With all due respect, that's big pimpin', but nothing like Chris Brown stuck in the middle of Rihanna and Karrueche Tran fighting to the death for him. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.

Continue reading Rick Ross' New Album On Deck, Russell Simmons Balls W/ Wifey & Ex-Wife, Karrueche Tran/Rihanna Drama Continues.

Lil' Flip Still Locked Up, Asks For Help Behind Bars

December 27, 2012 9:31 AM

Houston rapper Lil' Flip is still reportedly locked up on drugs and a weapon charge, publicly pleading for supporters to stand behind him with a "Free Lil' Flip" campaign.

Continue reading Lil' Flip Still Locked Up, Asks For Help Behind Bars.

Kat Stacks Stays Leashed, Ex-Groupie Suffers Setback In Leaving Jail

December 27, 2012 9:05 AM

Former hip-hop groupie Kat Stacks is reportedly still behind bars just days after announcing she would finally get released from jail over deportation-related charges.

Continue reading Kat Stacks Stays Leashed, Ex-Groupie Suffers Setback In Leaving Jail.

Hitman: Absolution: "Become A Master Of Disguise."

December 27, 2012 5:03 AM

"He's On Some Straight Up 2Pac-Meets-Jay-Z Sh*t. It's Kind Of Crazy"

December 27, 2012 12:05 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Hazel-E gave M.I.A/Santigold the title earlier this week, Southern rap veteran Lil Wyte crowns Big K.R.I.T. and Ace Hood SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He's On Some Straight Up 2Pac-Meets-Jay-Z Sh*t. It's Kind Of Crazy".

Photo of the Day: Meek Mill Attends Cassidy's Funeral

December 27, 2012 12:00 AM

Un-Brotherly Love: Maybach Music Group's Meek Mill prepares for battle by staging a funeral for ex-comrade Cassidy.

Photo taken from Meek Mill's Instagram

Meek Mill Brings 'Repo' Man To Cassidy: "Once My N*ggas Come At You, We Gonna Keep Coming" [Audio]

December 26, 2012 11:22 PM

Maybach Music Group rapper Meek Mill has opted out of continuing a Twitter feud with rap foe Cassidy and unleashed his new "Repo" diss record at the fellow Philadelphia emcee.

Continue reading Meek Mill Brings 'Repo' Man To Cassidy: "Once My N*ggas Come At You, We Gonna Keep Coming" [Audio].

UPDATE: Chad Ochocinco's Homemade Video Co-Star Identified

December 26, 2012 10:02 PM

Free agent NFL star Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson's mysterious x-rated homemade video tape co-star has reportedly been unveiled as video vixen and model Theresa "Wankaego" Runyon.

Continue reading UPDATE: Chad Ochocinco's Homemade Video Co-Star Identified.

A$AP Rocky Loses His Father, Rihanna Reacts

December 26, 2012 9:05 PM

Harlem rap newcomer A$AP Rocky has announced the passing of his father a day after Christmas and posted an Instagram photo of him.

Continue reading A$AP Rocky Loses His Father, Rihanna Reacts.

Lil' Flip Arrested For Drugs & Weapon, Thrown In Texas Jail

December 26, 2012 6:48 PM

Houston rapper Lil' Flip is reportedly behind bars after getting busted by police Wednesday (December 26) morning on drugs and a weapon charge.

Continue reading Lil' Flip Arrested For Drugs & Weapon, Thrown In Texas Jail.

"I Don't Listen To T.I., Sorry Tip. I Love Him To Death" [Video]

December 26, 2012 5:24 PM

Grand Hustle affiliate Iggy Azalea recently spoke on her relationship with T.I. and said despite their close-knit bond, she does not look up to him for regular advice.

Continue reading "I Don't Listen To T.I., Sorry Tip. I Love Him To Death" [Video].

Ochocinco Takes Drastic Measures Over Leaked Sex Tape

December 26, 2012 4:35 PM

Unsigned NFL star Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson is not willing to let his leaked homemade adult video stay up without a battle, now reportedly contacting the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for help.

Continue reading Ochocinco Takes Drastic Measures Over Leaked Sex Tape.

After Blasting 50 Cent, Jay Electronica Wipes Out His Tweets

December 26, 2012 4:25 PM

Less than 24 hours after Roc Nation's Jay Electronica flooded his Twitter page with a flurry of tweets dissing 50 Cent and other hip-hop artists, the rapper has wiped his page clean.

Continue reading After Blasting 50 Cent, Jay Electronica Wipes Out His Tweets.

UGK's Bun B Makes Threats Over Trill: "And No I'm Not Talking Bout Rocky"

December 26, 2012 4:00 PM

UGK's Bun B is letting the world know he is aware of the popularity behind the word "trill" and there could be consequences for select artists using the expression without paying homage or dividends.

Continue reading UGK's Bun B Makes Threats Over Trill: "And No I'm Not Talking Bout Rocky".

Tony Yayo Pulls A Shyne, Game Lashes Back On "50's H*e, H*e, H*e"

December 26, 2012 3:25 PM

G-Unit's Tony Yayo let the world know his thoughts on former affiliate Game's Jesus Piece solo album this week, promptly labeling his final contractual Interscope Records LP trash.

Continue reading Tony Yayo Pulls A Shyne, Game Lashes Back On "50's H*e, H*e, H*e".

Teen Rapper Murdered Over Lil JoJo? Victim's Family Speaks Out

December 26, 2012 3:00 PM

An 18 year-old teenage rapper reportedly lost his life to gun violence last night (December 25) and his family claims it had something to do with his support for recently slain hip-hop artist Lil JoJo.

Continue reading Teen Rapper Murdered Over Lil JoJo? Victim's Family Speaks Out.

Bad Boy Protégé Knocks Up Taylor Gang's LoLa Monroe

December 26, 2012 12:31 PM

Taylor Gang's LoLa Monroe and Bad Boy Records rapper Los are following the popular trend of 2012 by announcing they are expecting a child together entering the new year.

Continue reading Bad Boy Protégé Knocks Up Taylor Gang's LoLa Monroe.

Young Jeezy's Artist Snuffed In Philly, Nicki Minaj's Smoking Hot X-Mas Outfit, Trinidad James Jacked Martin Lawrence?

December 26, 2012 11:47 AM

Wishful Wednesday. It's all about wishing for the best today as we start off with one of Young Jeezy's boys getting punked, jumped and snuffed in Philadelphia. Ouch? Too bad they couldn't think of more peaceful things to do for the holidays, like gawk at Nicki Minaj's Christmas attire in New York City. It was just a Turnpike ride up north. And 'tis the season to be giving, but did Trinidad James jack Martin Lawrence to create his rap persona? All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.

Continue reading Young Jeezy's Artist Snuffed In Philly, Nicki Minaj's Smoking Hot X-Mas Outfit, Trinidad James Jacked Martin Lawrence?.

50 Cent Silences Tony Yayo, Lloyd Banks & Young Buck Chatter

December 26, 2012 11:35 AM

G-Unit head 50 Cent has let the world know he is most focused on his own career heading into the new year, fielding questions related to estranged group members and Young Buck.

Continue reading 50 Cent Silences Tony Yayo, Lloyd Banks & Young Buck Chatter.

Wiz Khalifa Rolls Out His Papers: "I'm Against Blunts, Totally Against Them" [Video]

December 26, 2012 10:25 AM

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa recently dug into his appreciation for marijuana and what beef he has toward the popularity of blunt smoking.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Rolls Out His Papers: "I'm Against Blunts, Totally Against Them" [Video].

Odd Future Beatdown Victim Shook Over Threats, "Scared For His Life"

December 26, 2012 9:10 AM

Weeks after teenager Chassan Rasagi took legal measures to go after Odd Future after allegedly suffering multiple injuries from a physical on-stage altercation, new reports claim he is now scared for his safety.

Continue reading Odd Future Beatdown Victim Shook Over Threats, "Scared For His Life".

Kanye West Keeps Kim K's Pops In The Background At Clippers Game

December 26, 2012 8:48 AM

Hours after Chris Brown and Rihanna raised eyebrows at the Knicks-Lakers game, celebrity couple Kanye West and Kim Kardashian stole people's attention at Tuesday night's Clippers match.

Continue reading Kanye West Keeps Kim K's Pops In The Background At Clippers Game.

Photo of the Day: Drake Proves Cash Rules Everything Around Him

December 26, 2012 12:00 AM

Day After X-Mas: Young Money's Drake proves cash rules everything around him.

Photo taken from Drake's Instagram

"[Me & Rihanna] Kind Of Missed Each Other In The Studio"

December 25, 2012 9:30 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each Tuesday and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After New York rapper Torae broke down "Steady Mobbin'," hitmaker Mike Will Made It unravels Rihanna's "Pour It Up" smash.]

Continue reading "[Me & Rihanna] Kind Of Missed Each Other In The Studio".

Naughty Or Nice? Chris Brown & Rihanna Busted At NBA Christmas Game

December 25, 2012 8:05 PM

Days after singer Rihanna reportedly called it quits with former boyfriend Chris Brown, the two popped up sitting courtside for Tuesday's New York Knicks versus Los Angeles Lakers game.

Continue reading Naughty Or Nice? Chris Brown & Rihanna Busted At NBA Christmas Game.

"9th Wonder Made That Beat In Like 7 Minutes. It Was Incredible"

December 25, 2012 7:45 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each Tuesday and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Ca$his filtered out his "You Think That I'm Crazy" anthem, New York rapper Torae breaks down "Steady Mobbin'."]

Continue reading "9th Wonder Made That Beat In Like 7 Minutes. It Was Incredible".

"Most Fans Would Think A Rapper Would Have To Dumb His Style Down & Sound Corny"

December 25, 2012 5:21 PM

[With the new A Different Kind of Christmas album/mixtape now available for the holidays, featured artists and music biz contributors speak on this star-studded free X-Mas treat.]

Continue reading "Most Fans Would Think A Rapper Would Have To Dumb His Style Down & Sound Corny".

"When Eminem Makes Beats Sometimes, He Starts W/ A Skeleton"

December 25, 2012 4:10 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each Tuesday and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Compton Menace broke down his "Ain't No Change" anthem, West Coast rapper Ca$his filters out his Eminem-featured "You Think That I'm Crazy" track.]

Continue reading "When Eminem Makes Beats Sometimes, He Starts W/ A Skeleton".

"Put All These New Rappers In A Room Together & I Wouldn't Know Who's Who"

December 25, 2012 3:30 PM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Webstar gave Fabolous the title last week, music newcomer Hazel-E crowns M.I.A. and Santigold SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "Put All These New Rappers In A Room Together & I Wouldn't Know Who's Who".

Nelly Passes On Ashanti For This Sexy Gal, Evelyn Lozada Reacts To Ochocinco's Homemade Tape, Spike Lee Boycotts D'Jango?

December 25, 2012 2:18 PM

Tremendous Tuesday. It's all about having fun on X-Mas and why not spend it with someone you love, like Nelly and his new boo thang. The only problem with having too much love in the sheets is when those holiday cameras turn on, just look at Evelyn Lozada's reaction to Chad Ochocinco's x-rated footage. Ouch. Maybe they should just sit back and watch a movie like D'Jango, too bad Spike Lee wants nothing to do with it. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.

Continue reading Nelly Passes On Ashanti For This Sexy Gal, Evelyn Lozada Reacts To Ochocinco's Homemade Tape, Spike Lee Boycotts D'Jango?.

Drake Says He Wants DOLO For YOLO: "Either Chill Or Cut The Check"

December 25, 2012 1:53 PM

Young Money rapper Drake is out for Benjamins in light of a few notable retailers making profits off of his catchy "YOLO (You Only Live Once)" expression.

Continue reading Drake Says He Wants DOLO For YOLO: "Either Chill Or Cut The Check".

Chad Ochocinco's X-Rated Homemade Tape Leaks, Ex-NFL Star Reacts

December 25, 2012 1:32 PM

Unsigned NFL player Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson has confirmed new reports which claim he is the star of a leaked x-rated tape featuring himself and two other women.

Continue reading Chad Ochocinco's X-Rated Homemade Tape Leaks, Ex-NFL Star Reacts.

50 Cent Credits Hip-Hop For Fulfilling His Dreams: "The Only Way I Can Give Back Is..."

December 25, 2012 11:05 AM

G-Unit head 50 Cent is showing his appreciation for the luxuries he has received since starting a hip-hop career in the late 1990's and revealed how he plans to give back.

Continue reading 50 Cent Credits Hip-Hop For Fulfilling His Dreams: "The Only Way I Can Give Back Is...".

Jay Electronica Stands Behind French Montana: "I Dare 50 To Say One Word!!!"

December 25, 2012 8:51 AM

Roc Nation rapper Jay Electronica has revealed his respect for Bad Boy Records' French Montana in light of his current war of words with hip-hop foe 50 Cent.

Continue reading Jay Electronica Stands Behind French Montana: "I Dare 50 To Say One Word!!!".

Joe Budden & Tahiry Reunite W/ Emotional, Heated Exchange [Video]

December 25, 2012 8:16 AM

Former couple Joe Budden and Tahiry Jose finally reunite after a publicized break-up two years ago but with heated words for one another in the upcoming season of "Love & Hip Hop."

Continue reading Joe Budden & Tahiry Reunite W/ Emotional, Heated Exchange [Video].

Already Famous Airwalk ONE: "New Style To A Retro Model."

December 25, 2012 1:40 AM

Photo of the Day: Soulja Boy Does It Big For Christmas

December 25, 2012 12:00 AM

Pretty Boy X-Mas: Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em celebrates Christmas in a big way this year.

Photo taken from Soulja Boy's Instagram

Shyne Says He Wants To Snatch Up Chris Brown's Ex-Girl: "She Deserve A Real Mobster"

December 24, 2012 8:18 PM

Former Bad Boy Records rapper Shyne has his eyes on single R&B diva Rihanna, publicly announcing his New Year Resolution is to convert the "Good Girl Gone Bad" hitmaker.

Continue reading Shyne Says He Wants To Snatch Up Chris Brown's Ex-Girl: "She Deserve A Real Mobster".

"Last Year I Was Doing Mixtapes & This Year I'm On Albums"

December 24, 2012 7:44 PM

With Christmas hours away and 2012 nearly a distant memory, overnight producer Mike Will Made It gives SOHH a quick scoop on how he turned into a household name within 12 months.

Continue reading "Last Year I Was Doing Mixtapes & This Year I'm On Albums".

Skillz Tackles Common/Drake Beef, LeBron James' Championship & More On "Rap Up 2012" [Audio]

December 24, 2012 7:24 PM

Virginia rap veteran Skillz has returned one last time to drop his final addition to the "Rap Up" yearly series, summarizing key events which went down these past 12 months.

Continue reading Skillz Tackles Common/Drake Beef, LeBron James' Championship & More On "Rap Up 2012" [Audio].

"Once The Door Opened For Me, I Just Took It & Ran"

December 24, 2012 5:10 PM

[With the release of his long-awaited Porter's Pot finally here, rap newcomer Denzil Porter gives SOHH readers the scoop behind his newest project and what fueled its content.]

Continue reading "Once The Door Opened For Me, I Just Took It & Ran".

Chad Ochocinco Vows To Destroy Joe Budden, Challenges Wale To Rap Battle

December 24, 2012 3:31 PM

Unsigned NFL star Chad Ochocinco has issued an open challenge to Maybach Music Group's Wale and promised to take down Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden in a rap battle this Christmas Eve.

Continue reading Chad Ochocinco Vows To Destroy Joe Budden, Challenges Wale To Rap Battle.

Capital Steez Tweets "The End" Before Death, 9th Wonder, Jae Millz & More React

December 24, 2012 2:53 PM

Rap newcomer Capital Steez has reportedly passed away at the age of 19 leaving many notable hip-hop entertainers at a loss for words.

Continue reading Capital Steez Tweets "The End" Before Death, 9th Wonder, Jae Millz & More React.

Cassidy Addresses Swizz Beatz Beef Rumors: "'We're Not Done'"

December 24, 2012 12:05 PM

Philadelphia rapper Cassidy has cleared the air on allegedly having issues with estranged comrade producer Swizz Beatz after exposing their relationship on his new "Me, Myself & iPhone" track.

Continue reading Cassidy Addresses Swizz Beatz Beef Rumors: "'We're Not Done'".

AP.9 Ditches Coco For NBA Baller's Wife, Rihanna Spazzes Out On Fan, Michael Jackson Driver's License Pops Up

December 24, 2012 11:50 AM

Merry Monday! We're about 12 hours away from Christmas arriving and what better way to get the festivities started than with some mistletoe kisses from rapper AP.9 on another married man's wife? What a "marry" Christmas. Speaking of love in the air, turns out Rihanna had none for a fan who said she would end up like Whitney Houston if there isn't an end to the drug use. Can you blame her? R.I.P to Whitney Houston and R.I.P. to Michael Jackson, whose 2005 driver's license just happened to pop up. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.

Continue reading AP.9 Ditches Coco For NBA Baller's Wife, Rihanna Spazzes Out On Fan, Michael Jackson Driver's License Pops Up.

Lil Wayne Reacts To Soldier's Life-Saving Afghanistan Story

December 24, 2012 11:35 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has reacted to recent news and reports of a wounded American soldier crediting one of his songs for helping him battle a near-death experience in Afghanistan.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Reacts To Soldier's Life-Saving Afghanistan Story.

Azealia Banks Strips The Art Of Rapping: "I Think It's Kind Of Tacky & Very Unladylike" [Video]

December 24, 2012 10:31 AM

Music newcomer Azealia Banks recently offered her input on hip-hop and why she does not see herself striving to be a rap veteran when all is said and done.

Continue reading Azealia Banks Strips The Art Of Rapping: "I Think It's Kind Of Tacky & Very Unladylike" [Video].

Kanye West Makes Tyler, The Creator Put On His Creep Face

December 24, 2012 9:50 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West showed some love to Tyler, the Creator and Odd Future over the weekend by appearing at their Hollywood pop-up shop.

Continue reading Kanye West Makes Tyler, The Creator Put On His Creep Face.

2 Chainz Shows The World He's "Different" [Video]

December 24, 2012 9:04 AM

Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz continues to put in work with his Grammy-nominated Based On A T.R.U. Story solo debut by putting out a visual for the new "I'm Different" single.

Continue reading 2 Chainz Shows The World He's "Different" [Video].

N-3B Cotton Slim Fit Parka: "Everything One Could Ask For."

December 24, 2012 3:33 AM

Boost Mobile: "Monthly Unlimited Plans."

December 24, 2012 1:22 AM

Photo of the Day: Snoop Dogg Gets Ready For Some Ho, Ho, Ho's

December 24, 2012 12:00 AM

Ho, Ho, Ho: West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg ditches his normal gear to get into the Christmas spirit.

Photo taken from Snoop Dogg's Twitter

Pusha T's Full Lil Wayne, Baby Diss Record Released [Audio]

December 23, 2012 8:34 PM

Weeks after Pusha T sent the Internet into a frenzy with his anti-Lil Wayne/Baby guest verse on Ludacris' "Tell Me What They Mad For," the song's full version has finally surfaced.

Continue reading Pusha T's Full Lil Wayne, Baby Diss Record Released [Audio].

Kat Stacks Unchained, Ex-Rap Groupie Announces Her Return

December 23, 2012 8:14 PM

After more than two years behind bars on deportation-related charges, former hip-hop groupie Kat Stacks has announced she is set to become a free woman.

Continue reading Kat Stacks Unchained, Ex-Rap Groupie Announces Her Return.

Drake Knuckles Up, Fights Back $16 Million Accusations

December 23, 2012 7:53 PM

Young Money superstar Drake is not letting a recent $16 million lawsuit filed against him over last summer's publicized New York City brawl with music rival Chris Brown bring him down and has lashed back.

Continue reading Drake Knuckles Up, Fights Back $16 Million Accusations.

Chris Brown Posts Suicidal Message? "After This Album I Wanna Leave This Planet"

December 23, 2012 5:40 PM

R&B singer Chris Brown may have wished the world ended on December 21st as reports claim the platinum-selling crooner revealed his personal frustrations this weekend on Instagram.

Continue reading Chris Brown Posts Suicidal Message? "After This Album I Wanna Leave This Planet".

Hot 97's Peter Rosenberg Continues To Ground Nicki Minaj Beef: "She's Only Had A Few Songs That I Disliked"

December 23, 2012 11:30 AM

Just days away from Nicki Minaj teaming up with New York radio station Hot 97 for a Christmas concert, hip-hop personality Peter Rosenberg has revealed his involvement in the planning.

Continue reading Hot 97's Peter Rosenberg Continues To Ground Nicki Minaj Beef: "She's Only Had A Few Songs That I Disliked".

Cassidy Calls Meek Mill's Bluff: "All He Do Is Tweet, I Get In The Booth & Put Presssure On"

December 23, 2012 8:18 AM

Philadelphia rapper Cassidy is not impressed by rap foe Meek Mill taking to the Twitterverse to address his new "Me, Myself & iPhone" diss record and publicly called out the fellow hometown emcee.

Continue reading Cassidy Calls Meek Mill's Bluff: "All He Do Is Tweet, I Get In The Booth & Put Presssure On".

Chief Keef Pulls A Rick Ross? Nixes Entire Road Tour

December 23, 2012 8:05 AM

Chicago rapper Chief Keef is reportedly keeping life simple for the holidays and has canceled a series of upcoming tour dates just days after his Finally Rich debut album hit store shelves.

Continue reading Chief Keef Pulls A Rick Ross? Nixes Entire Road Tour.

Kim K's Ex Kris Humphries Torched By Kanye West Supporters In NYC

December 23, 2012 7:37 AM

Brooklyn Nets basketball star Kris Humphries found out he comes second to rapper Kanye West the hard way this week after getting taunted by a slew of his hit songs at a New York City nightclub.

Continue reading Kim K's Ex Kris Humphries Torched By Kanye West Supporters In NYC.

Photo of the Day: Prodigy & Cassidy Put On Their Game Faces

December 23, 2012 12:00 AM

Steady Mobbin': Mobb Deep's Prodigy puts on his game face alongside Cassidy.

Photo taken from Cassidy's Twitter

Coco & Ice-T Sweat Out AP.9 Sex Scandal Controversy

December 22, 2012 8:56 PM

Days after rapper AP.9 hinted at having a secret relationship with married video vixen Coco Austin, the blonde bombshell and hubby Ice-T got spotted working out heading into the weekend.

Continue reading Coco & Ice-T Sweat Out AP.9 Sex Scandal Controversy.

UPDATE: Meek Mill Explodes On Cassidy: "Come To Philly, We Can Battle 12 Rounds!"

December 22, 2012 5:19 PM

Hours after Cassidy unleashed his "Me, Myself & iPhone" diss record aimed at former comrade Meek Mill, the Maybach Music Group protégé has stepped up with a response.

Continue reading UPDATE: Meek Mill Explodes On Cassidy: "Come To Philly, We Can Battle 12 Rounds!".

Kim Kardashian's Lil Bro Exposes Kanye West's X-Mas Plans

December 22, 2012 5:01 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West is camping out with the Kardashians this Christmas according to his girlfriend Kim Kardashian's little brother.

Continue reading Kim Kardashian's Lil Bro Exposes Kanye West's X-Mas Plans.

Cassidy Drops Meek Mill Diss: "I Was Around When That Clown Couldn't Even Get His Braids Done" [Audio]

December 22, 2012 2:05 PM

Philadelphia rapper Cassidy tries to put a nail in Maybach Music Group artist Meek Mill's coffin by dropping his new "Me, Myself & iPhone" diss.

Continue reading Cassidy Drops Meek Mill Diss: "I Was Around When That Clown Couldn't Even Get His Braids Done" [Audio].

Kendrick Lamar Wants Taraji P. Henson, Rihanna & "The Wire" Star To Live His Life

December 22, 2012 1:45 PM

West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar recently discussed his movie-themed good kid, m.A.A.d city solo album and what high-profile entertainers he would want to take part in the project's upcoming short film.

Continue reading Kendrick Lamar Wants Taraji P. Henson, Rihanna & "The Wire" Star To Live His Life.

Lil Wayne Reveals Who Perked Him Up In Jail: "To Smile In That Place Is Almost Impossible" [Video]

December 22, 2012 11:25 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne recently reflected on serving a jail sentence in Rikers Island a couple years ago and what one person made him smile during the bid.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Reveals Who Perked Him Up In Jail: "To Smile In That Place Is Almost Impossible" [Video].

Amber Rose Says Bring The Torture: "My Family Thinks I'm Crazy, But I Want To Feel The Pain"

December 22, 2012 10:08 AM

Pregnant ex-video vixen Amber Rose recently updated fans on her baby's status and just how shook she is to give birth to rap star Wiz Khalifa's son.

Continue reading Amber Rose Says Bring The Torture: "My Family Thinks I'm Crazy, But I Want To Feel The Pain".

Nas Gets Hit W/ $10 Million Lawsuit After Gunpoint Kidnapping

December 22, 2012 9:56 AM

Rap veteran Nas is reportedly going to have to call up his best legal team to help clear his name after getting hit with a $10 million lawsuit for failing to show up at a New Year's Eve show last year.

Continue reading Nas Gets Hit W/ $10 Million Lawsuit After Gunpoint Kidnapping.

Photo of the Day: 50 Cent & Kidd Kidd Have Money In The Bank

December 22, 2012 12:00 AM

Cashin' Out: G-Unit's 50 Cent and affiliate Kidd Kidd show they've got money to blow.

Photo taken from 50 Cent's Instagram

Kanye West Goes Missing On 12-12-12 Concert Album

December 21, 2012 11:45 PM

Despite igniting a memorable performance for the 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy relief benefit concert last week, rap star Kanye West is reportedly missing from the event's live album.

Continue reading Kanye West Goes Missing On 12-12-12 Concert Album.

Grand Hustle Rapper Recalls Bloody Night: "The Lady Left Me Bleedin' Like 2 Hours In The Bed"

December 21, 2012 8:48 PM

Grand Hustle rapper Trae the Truth recently reflected on his publicized mid-June near-fatal shooting in Houston, Texas and how he received less than friendly medical attention after getting shot.

Continue reading Grand Hustle Rapper Recalls Bloody Night: "The Lady Left Me Bleedin' Like 2 Hours In The Bed".

Kendrick Lamar Reveals The Worst Part Of His Success

December 21, 2012 8:19 PM

West Coast rap newcomer Kendrick Lamar recently delved into reaching new heights since dropping his gold-selling good kid, m.A.A.d city solo album and the worst part behind his newfound success.

Continue reading Kendrick Lamar Reveals The Worst Part Of His Success.

Fat Joe's Camp Addresses Tax Woes, Potential Jail Time

December 21, 2012 5:52 PM

Terror Squad leader Fat Joe's defense attorney has confirmed reports claiming the New York rap veteran pleaded guilty to tax evasion charges this week.

Continue reading Fat Joe's Camp Addresses Tax Woes, Potential Jail Time.

Lil Wayne Names The Two Best Rappin' Athletes [Video]

December 21, 2012 4:05 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne recently gave his take on all-star athletes trying their hand at his profession and which stars were naturally gifted with an ability to spit bars.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Names The Two Best Rappin' Athletes [Video].

"Anything That Gets The Hood Rocking Gets The White Folks Listening To It"

December 21, 2012 3:55 PM

[With 2 Chainz blowing up this year and landing a Grammy nomination for Based On A T.R.U. Story, Southern rapper Lil Wyte tells SOHH readers why he knew the ATL rapper would dominate 2012.]

Continue reading "Anything That Gets The Hood Rocking Gets The White Folks Listening To It".

Roc-A-Fella Reunion Sells Out In New York City [Video]

December 21, 2012 2:50 PM

Nearly a decade since former comrades Jay-Z and Dame Dash broke up Roc-A-Fella Records, a handful of group members reunited this week in New York City.

Continue reading Roc-A-Fella Reunion Sells Out In New York City [Video].

Vida Guerra & Kim K Butt Outta Instagram, JR Smith's Power 105 Pimp Smack Threat, Cassidy Makes Birth Control Swag-less

December 21, 2012 2:45 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, we see why two big butts and a smile are killing Instagram, watch the most hilarious back-and-forth feud between J.R. Smith and Charlamagne Tha God, see how Cassidy makes people "not" want to use protection and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading Vida Guerra & Kim K Butt Outta Instagram, JR Smith's Power 105 Pimp Smack Threat, Cassidy Makes Birth Control Swag-less.

50 Cent Looks Past Interscope Records Feud: "All Artists Are Going To Express Their Frustrations At Some Point"

December 21, 2012 2:30 PM

With the new release of his "Major Distribution" Street King Immortal single coming just weeks after his "My Life" smash, SOHH chopped it up with G-Unit's 50 Cent to see where things stand with him and Interscope Records.

Continue reading 50 Cent Looks Past Interscope Records Feud: "All Artists Are Going To Express Their Frustrations At Some Point".

Game Prepared For Everything To End Today: "In 2012, We're All Gonna Die" [Video]

December 21, 2012 2:00 PM

West Coast rapper Game prepared to bid farewell to friends and families today (December 21) as seen in an archived interview of him predicting the world would end this year sprouting up online.

Continue reading Game Prepared For Everything To End Today: "In 2012, We're All Gonna Die" [Video].

Wiz Khalifa & Amber Rose Won't Hide The Truth: "Our Son Is Going To Know Daddy Likes To Smoke"

December 21, 2012 12:05 PM

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa and fiancée Amber Rose have discussed planning for parenthood and why the usage of marijuana in their household will not be kept from their son.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa & Amber Rose Won't Hide The Truth: "Our Son Is Going To Know Daddy Likes To Smoke".

Rihanna Can't Stop Thinkin' Bout Breezy, Lil Wayne's Sprung For The Kitty Kat, Joe Budden Cries A River Of Tears

December 21, 2012 11:51 AM

Farewell Friday. If the Mayans have it right, we're doomed and this is a final farewell, so let's start it off with Rihanna thinking of the good ol' times with Chris Brown. Why haven't these two just gotten a reality show already? Speaking of love woes, looks like Lil Wayne needed some emergency CPR on his body and called up just the right lady. He might not have anything physically wrong with him, but maybe Joe Budden should go the Weezy route and search for help after unloading a bucket of tears. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.

Continue reading Rihanna Can't Stop Thinkin' Bout Breezy, Lil Wayne's Sprung For The Kitty Kat, Joe Budden Cries A River Of Tears.

Hot 97's Peter Rosenberg Vows To End Nicki Minaj Beef: "I'm Going To Drool Over Her When I See Her Again" [Video]

December 21, 2012 11:40 AM

Hot 97 radio personality Peter Rosenberg has promised to end his publicized issues with Young Money's Nicki Minaj, six months after he blasted her "Starships" single at Summer Jam.

Continue reading Hot 97's Peter Rosenberg Vows To End Nicki Minaj Beef: "I'm Going To Drool Over Her When I See Her Again" [Video].

French Montana Drops 50 Cent SoundScan Challenge, Pencils In Bad Boy Debut

December 21, 2012 10:37 AM

Despite going after G-Unit's 50 Cent with a direct challenge to put their upcoming new projects head-to-head, Bad Boy Records rapper French Montana is moving forward with a March release date for his Excuse My French LP.

Continue reading French Montana Drops 50 Cent SoundScan Challenge, Pencils In Bad Boy Debut.

Police Detained Katt Williams At Subway Sandwich Shop W/ Suge Knight [Video]

December 21, 2012 10:03 AM

Problems continue to mount up for troubled comedian Katt Williams as reports claim he got detained by Los Angeles police in front of a Subway sandwich restaurant last night (December 20).

Continue reading Police Detained Katt Williams At Subway Sandwich Shop W/ Suge Knight [Video].

J. Cole Takes On Doomsday: "Jam This Sh*t When The World Ends" [Audio]

December 21, 2012 9:38 AM

Roc Nation's J. Cole prepares to take on the Mayan prophecy of the world ending today (December 21) by dropping a new doomsday-themed record called "2012."

Continue reading J. Cole Takes On Doomsday: "Jam This Sh*t When The World Ends" [Audio].

New Era Ruck Sack: "The Latest In New Era Accessories."

December 21, 2012 2:57 AM

"He Took Battling To The Next Level"

December 21, 2012 12:05 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. After DJ Scratch put out his fave five, DJ Premier cuts up his top picks.]

Continue reading "He Took Battling To The Next Level".

Photo of the Day: Meek Mill & T.I. Link Up In The Club

December 21, 2012 12:00 AM

The King's Maybach: Grand Hustle head T.I. brushes up next to Maybach Music Group's Meek Mill.

Photo taken from Meek Mill's Twitter

50 Cent Looks For "Major Distribution", Calls Up Snoop Dogg & Young Jeezy [Audio]

December 20, 2012 11:40 PM

G-Unit's 50 Cent is showing his hunger for more just months away from his Street King Immortal album release by releasing its latest single, "Major Distribution," today.

Continue reading 50 Cent Looks For "Major Distribution", Calls Up Snoop Dogg & Young Jeezy [Audio].

Kendrick Lamar Reacts To "good kid, m.A.A.d city" Striking Gold

December 20, 2012 10:13 PM

West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar has plenty of reasons to smile this week, specifically, with his good kid, m.A.A.d city solo effort reaching gold status with over 500,000 copies sold through retailers.

Continue reading Kendrick Lamar Reacts To "good kid, m.A.A.d city" Striking Gold.

Lloyd Banks Says He's The GG-GG-Greatest: "Voices Tell Me I'm The Best"

December 20, 2012 5:07 PM

Elusive G-Unit member Lloyd Banks may not have dropped a solo album in over two years, however, the "Punch Line King" is letting fans know he still sees himself as an elite emcee.

Continue reading Lloyd Banks Says He's The GG-GG-Greatest: "Voices Tell Me I'm The Best".

Gucci Mane's Life On The Line? Rapper Gets Threatened By Young Jeezy Affiliate [VIdeo]

December 20, 2012 4:30 PM

A week after Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross got hounded with viral death threats, fellow Southern rapper Gucci Mane is now getting warned about performing at a Georgia concert this week.

Continue reading Gucci Mane's Life On The Line? Rapper Gets Threatened By Young Jeezy Affiliate [VIdeo].

MMG Member Blames Government For School Shooting: "Another 9/11. Don't Get It Twisted"

December 20, 2012 3:45 PM

Maybach Music Group's Gunplay has reportedly offered his take on the tragic slaying at Sandy Hook Elementary School last week and called the massacre a government conspiracy.

Continue reading MMG Member Blames Government For School Shooting: "Another 9/11. Don't Get It Twisted".

"A Lot Of People Think Black Wall Street Is A Record Label But It's Not"

December 20, 2012 2:25 PM

[With Game's recent launch of Rolex Records and "Marrying the Game" season finale, Black Wall Street member Compton Menace gives SOHH readers the inside on their relationship, recent power moves and why the former G-Unit member is largely responsible for his music career.]

Continue reading "A Lot Of People Think Black Wall Street Is A Record Label But It's Not".

"50 Cent Is Already A Mogul, He's Already A Made Man & I'm Not Waiting On Him"

December 20, 2012 2:00 PM

[With G-Unit's 50 Cent on the verge of dropping his final contractual Interscope Records album, G-Note's Governor tells SOHH readers about their relationship and what his status is on the music mogul's roster.]

Continue reading "50 Cent Is Already A Mogul, He's Already A Made Man & I'm Not Waiting On Him".

Coco Erases AP.9's Claim Of Having Secret Bedroom Pics

December 20, 2012 2:00 PM

Married video vixen Coco Austin has stepped up to deny claims and accusations of rapper AP.9 reportedly having possession of inappropriate bedroom photos of her.

Continue reading Coco Erases AP.9's Claim Of Having Secret Bedroom Pics.

Fat Joe's $3.7 Million Tax Woes Exposed, Sentencing Date Revealed

December 20, 2012 1:05 PM

Terror Squad leader Fat Joe has reportedly pleaded guilty to multiple counts of failing to pay taxes on nearly $4 million of his income and now faces hefty time behind bars.

Continue reading Fat Joe's $3.7 Million Tax Woes Exposed, Sentencing Date Revealed.

T.I. Admits He's Shook Over First-Week Sales: "I Ain't Worried, I'm Just Concerned" [Video]

December 20, 2012 12:05 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. has weighed in on how he is treating first-week sales tallies for his new Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head solo album and admitted numbers do not lie.

Continue reading T.I. Admits He's Shook Over First-Week Sales: "I Ain't Worried, I'm Just Concerned" [Video].

Lupe Fiasco Waves Goodbye To Twitter, Wipes Out Past Tweets [Audio]

December 20, 2012 11:45 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco is looking to bring freshness to his Twitter page once in 2013 and has decided to delete a majority of tweets.

Continue reading Lupe Fiasco Waves Goodbye To Twitter, Wipes Out Past Tweets [Audio].

AP.9 Claims He's Got Coco Bedroom Pics, Rita Ora Cheated On Rob W/ Overweight "Superbad" Star, Vida Guerra Torches Lil Wayne?

December 20, 2012 11:44 AM

Thankful Thursday. It's not Thanksgiving, but there's a lot to be thankful about starting with rapper AP.9 claiming he has some bedroom photos of Coco? Uh-oh! Since we're on the topic of cheating and allegations, did Roc Nation princess Rita Ora cheat on Rob Kardashian with Jonah Hill, you know, the guy from Superbad, Get Him to the Greek and The Watch? With fine women on your mind, could Vida Guerra have really dissed Lil Wayne? All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.

Continue reading AP.9 Claims He's Got Coco Bedroom Pics, Rita Ora Cheated On Rob W/ Overweight "Superbad" Star, Vida Guerra Torches Lil Wayne?.

Irv Gotti Ditches Def Jam Dream, Strikes Mega Deal W/ Jay-Z's Pal?

December 20, 2012 10:49 AM

Former Murder Inc. CEO Irv Gotti has reportedly moved on from wanting to become Def Jam Recordings president and is going into business with music mogul Lyor Cohen.

Continue reading Irv Gotti Ditches Def Jam Dream, Strikes Mega Deal W/ Jay-Z's Pal?.

Katt Williams Defends Pimp Slap: "This Is What The Dude At Target Said..." [Video]

December 20, 2012 10:08 AM

Troubled comedian Katt Williams has stepped up to explain why he unleashed his hand of fury on a seemingly innocent Target employee in California last month and said he is really the victim.

Continue reading Katt Williams Defends Pimp Slap: "This Is What The Dude At Target Said..." [Video].

Kim Kardashian Ready To Snap Back, On Verge Of Making Big Move

December 20, 2012 9:45 AM

Reality star Kim Kardashian is reportedly on the verge of ditching popular photo-sharing phone app Instagram in light of recent policy change announcements to its services.

Continue reading Kim Kardashian Ready To Snap Back, On Verge Of Making Big Move.

Munitio NINES: "All About The Music."

December 20, 2012 1:29 AM

"He's One Of The Best Rappers I've Ever Heard In My Life"

December 20, 2012 12:05 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Kid Ink gave Kurupt the title earlier this week, Webstar crowns Fabolous SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He's One Of The Best Rappers I've Ever Heard In My Life".

Photo of the Day: Ludacris Shows Off His Shiny, White Grill

December 20, 2012 12:00 AM

Grill 'Em: Disturbin' Tha Peace leader Ludacris shows off his clean yapper.

Photo taken from Ludacris' Twitter

Keyshia Cole Explodes Over Concert Snub, Radio Station Responds

December 19, 2012 10:00 PM

R&B singer Keyshia Cole went into a Twitter tirade toward West Coast radio station KMEL after getting billed to open up for music newcomer The Weeknd at a concert this week.

Continue reading Keyshia Cole Explodes Over Concert Snub, Radio Station Responds.

Chief Keef & T.I.'s First-Week Sales Projections Revealed

December 19, 2012 6:30 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. and Chief Keef appear primed to make a rumble on the sales chart in the next seven days with opening week album projections unveiled today.

Continue reading Chief Keef & T.I.'s First-Week Sales Projections Revealed.

12-12-12 Concert Brings In Big Bucks But Fails To Break Records

December 19, 2012 5:15 PM

A week after music icons The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Alicia Keys, Kanye West and more rocked a publicized 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy relief concert, new reports claim the entire event has raised $50 million.

Continue reading 12-12-12 Concert Brings In Big Bucks But Fails To Break Records.

Tyler, The Creator Tears Up Instagram, Counts Down Its Demise

December 19, 2012 4:33 PM

Odd Future's Tyler, the Creator is the latest person to lash out over buzz surrounding popular photo-sharing website Instagram this week.

Continue reading Tyler, The Creator Tears Up Instagram, Counts Down Its Demise.

T.I. Says It's Time To Show & Prove: "They Can't Do What I Do"

December 19, 2012 3:35 PM

With his long-awaited Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head album finally on store shelves this week, SOHH recently chopped it up with T.I. to find out why it took so long to deliver another big release to the fans.

Continue reading T.I. Says It's Time To Show & Prove: "They Can't Do What I Do".

Rihanna Thanks Jay-Z, Roc Boys For Unexpected $160,000 Gift

December 19, 2012 3:30 PM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna now has a new pair of wheels to get her wherever she needs to go as Jay-Z and the Roc Nation staff reportedly surprised her with a new Porsche this week.

Continue reading Rihanna Thanks Jay-Z, Roc Boys For Unexpected $160,000 Gift .

Game Puts His Pieces Together At No. 5, Kendrick Lamar Strikes Gold, Big Boi Makes Dangerous Chart Return

December 19, 2012 2:50 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Game makes his debut in Top 5, Kendrick Lamar shines golden at No. 40 and Big Boi invades the chart.

Continue reading Game Puts His Pieces Together At No. 5, Kendrick Lamar Strikes Gold, Big Boi Makes Dangerous Chart Return.

"It's Kind Of Like Monopoly But In The Hip-Hop World"

December 19, 2012 2:15 PM

[With the new release of his long-awaited The Mu$ic Biz: The Game finally available for download, creator Sudz Sutherland gives SOHH readers the inside scoop on the decked out app that allows you to go from nothin' to somethin' as a record label executive.]

Continue reading "It's Kind Of Like Monopoly But In The Hip-Hop World".

Frank Ocean's Daddy Tells Him Pay Up: "Father Wanna Sue Me For A Million"

December 19, 2012 2:00 PM

Odd Future's Frank Ocean is letting loose on his personal life this week, revealing his father reportedly wants to snatch $1 million from him despite not playing a significant role in his life.

Continue reading Frank Ocean's Daddy Tells Him Pay Up: "Father Wanna Sue Me For A Million".

NY Knicks Star Dumps K. Michelle, Ja Rule Wants 50 Cent Brawl, Beyoncé Never Had Blue Ivy Carter?

December 19, 2012 12:06 PM

Wicked Wednesday. It's a tale of wickedness to start today beginning with New York Knicks star J.R. Smith already on the open market having got rid of cutie K. Michelle. Talk about getting your heart smashed, turns out Ja Rule wants to give the same treatment to rap rival 50 Cent by taking him out in a one-on-one fight. That scenario is almost as believable as Beyoncé Knowles-Carter not really giving birth to Blue Ivy Carter. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.

Continue reading NY Knicks Star Dumps K. Michelle, Ja Rule Wants 50 Cent Brawl, Beyoncé Never Had Blue Ivy Carter?.

Kim Kardashian Gets G.O.O.D. Music Ghostwriting Help? Big Sean Responds [Video]

December 19, 2012 12:05 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean has stepped up to clear the air on a rumor about head boss Kanye West's girlfriend Kim Kardashian possibly joining their star-studded roster.

Continue reading Kim Kardashian Gets G.O.O.D. Music Ghostwriting Help? Big Sean Responds [Video].

Diddy & Notorious B.I.G. Borrowed 2Pac's Swag, Says A$AP Rocky [Video]

December 19, 2012 11:15 AM

New York rapper A$AP Rocky recently gave his thoughts on hip-hop's infatuation with high-end fashion lines and why the late Tupac Shakur is most responsible for a lot of today's trends.

Continue reading Diddy & Notorious B.I.G. Borrowed 2Pac's Swag, Says A$AP Rocky [Video].

T.I. Reveals Losing Out On "Iron Man 3" Movie Role

December 19, 2012 10:56 AM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. recently revealed how close he came to landing a role in the upcoming Robert Downey, Jr.-starring Iron Man 3 action flick.

Continue reading T.I. Reveals Losing Out On "Iron Man 3" Movie Role.

"He's The Greatest Of All Time"

December 19, 2012 10:50 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. After Kimora Lee Simmons dished out her top choices, DJ Scratch unloads his fave five.]

Continue reading "He's The Greatest Of All Time".

Meek Mill Calls Trinidad James Blazin' Hot: "He's Spitting That Fire Right Now" [Video]

December 19, 2012 10:03 AM

Maybach Music Group's Meek Mill recently spoke on the buzz currently surrounding newly signed Def Jam rapper Trinidad James and said the Atlanta hip-hop artist's popularity is amazingly high right now.

Continue reading Meek Mill Calls Trinidad James Blazin' Hot: "He's Spitting That Fire Right Now" [Video].

2 Chainz Inspires Miley Cyrus To Grab A Big Booty Girl For 20th B-Day

December 19, 2012 9:18 AM

Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz's "Birthday Song" smash anthem is reportedly the motivation behind a new photo of pop singer/actress Miley Cyrus grabbing onto a stripper's backside for her 20th birthday.

Continue reading 2 Chainz Inspires Miley Cyrus To Grab A Big Booty Girl For 20th B-Day.

Samsung Galaxy SIII: "Makes Calls Too."

December 19, 2012 12:31 AM

Photo of the Day: Chief Keef Stares Out To His Enemies In The Beamer

December 19, 2012 12:00 AM

Livin' La Vida Sosa: Chicago rapper Chief Keef kicks back in the beamer.

Photo taken from Chief Keef's Twitter

T.I. Says CT School Shooting Is Why He Kept Guns On Him [Video]

December 18, 2012 10:50 PM

Days after the horrific Connecticut school shooting, Grammy-winning rapper T.I. has offered his reaction and cited the slayings for why he used to travel fully strapped.

Continue reading T.I. Says CT School Shooting Is Why He Kept Guns On Him [Video].

Game Gets Choked Up, Bids Farewell To VH1 Show

December 18, 2012 8:10 PM

West Coast rapper Game put his emotions on full display this week, publicly thanking Vh1 for taking a chance with his "Marrying The Game" reality television series hours before its finale.

Continue reading Game Gets Choked Up, Bids Farewell To VH1 Show.

LeBron James, Kim K & More React To Instagram's Shocking Move: "Me & Everyone I Know Will Be Out!"

December 18, 2012 5:33 PM

NBA champion LeBron James, Kim Kardashian and more have all reacted to today's news of popular photo-sharing website Instagram changing its privacy settings to earn profits from users' images.

Continue reading LeBron James, Kim K & More React To Instagram's Shocking Move: "Me & Everyone I Know Will Be Out!".

Meek Mill Reveals His Favorite Albums Of '12 [Video]

December 18, 2012 5:04 PM

Maybach Music Group rapper Meek Mill recently talked about his favorite albums of the year and what music is currently in rotation on his music playlist.

Continue reading Meek Mill Reveals His Favorite Albums Of '12 [Video].

Nicki Minaj Says She's Used To Rejection: "I've Been Told 'No' A Billion Times" [Video]

December 18, 2012 4:33 PM

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj recently talked about the motivation behind signing up for the upcoming season of "American Idol" and how she relates to the contestants' struggles.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Says She's Used To Rejection: "I've Been Told 'No' A Billion Times" [Video].

"Birdman Be Moving Around So Much That I Had To Get Him To E-Mail Me His Verse"

December 18, 2012 3:30 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each Tuesday and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Uncle Murda unloaded on his personal "My Moment" freestyle, Game's protégé Compton Menace breaks down his new Wiz Khalifa-featured "Ain't No Change" anthem.]

Continue reading "Birdman Be Moving Around So Much That I Had To Get Him To E-Mail Me His Verse".

Lil Wayne Knuckles Up, Throws Punches In Big Brawl?

December 18, 2012 12:25 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne showed support for Kendrick Lamar at last weekend's Power 106 Cali Christmas Concert by hitting the stage but what reportedly happened behind the scenes is now making major headlines.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Knuckles Up, Throws Punches In Big Brawl?.

"Basketball Wives" Star Addresses Meek Mill Booty Drop, Dating Rumors

December 18, 2012 11:25 AM

"Basketball Wives" star Draya Michele has stepped up to clear the air on rumors and gossip romantically tying her to Maybach Music Group's Meek Mill.

Continue reading "Basketball Wives" Star Addresses Meek Mill Booty Drop, Dating Rumors.

Trey Songz Female Victim Speaks, Blac Chyna Puts Tyga's Son In Danger, Cassidy Cakes Up After "Condom Style" Parody?

December 18, 2012 10:40 AM

Trippy Tuesday. It's all a fun headache to get the day started, going first with the woman who got hit up by Trey Songz, in the form of cash, coming out to the spotlight. Cha-ching? Speaking of coming out, did Blac Chyna hit the road and put Tyga's son in risk? Just imagine if they had followed Cassidy's "Condom Style" parody. Turns out Cass might have struck gold with the new track. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.

Continue reading Trey Songz Female Victim Speaks, Blac Chyna Puts Tyga's Son In Danger, Cassidy Cakes Up After "Condom Style" Parody?.

A$AP Rocky Admits He Had To Calm Down After NYC Fight [Video]

December 18, 2012 9:56 AM

New York rapper A$AP Rocky recently discussed copping to charges of attempted robbery following a messy photography dispute in his hometown last summer.

Continue reading A$AP Rocky Admits He Had To Calm Down After NYC Fight [Video].

Kendrick Lamar Asks Janet Jackson To Look The Other Way: "No Paperwork W/ The Managers"

December 18, 2012 9:42 AM

West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar has pleaded his case for music icon Janet Jackson to consider hopping into his upcoming "Poetiic Justice" music video with a personal public request.

Continue reading Kendrick Lamar Asks Janet Jackson To Look The Other Way: "No Paperwork W/ The Managers".

Big Sean Gives A "Cruel" Tease In The Golden State

December 18, 2012 9:23 AM

G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean continues to build up buzz behind a rumored Cruel Winter compilation album by hinting at its production while at radio station Power 106's Cali Christmas Concert this month.

Continue reading Big Sean Gives A "Cruel" Tease In The Golden State.

Bella Semplice: "Your Spa On The Go."

December 18, 2012 1:33 AM

"I Ran Into DJ Drama In Atlanta & Told Him - 'Oh Yeah, By The Way, I Bodied That Sh*t'"

December 18, 2012 12:10 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each Tuesday and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Nitty Scott grounded her "Planes, Trains & Automobiles" anthem, New York rapper Uncle Murda unloads on his personal "My Moment" freestyle.]

Continue reading "I Ran Into DJ Drama In Atlanta & Told Him - 'Oh Yeah, By The Way, I Bodied That Sh*t'".

Cam'ron Says You're Too Swag-Less To Party W/ Him

December 18, 2012 12:05 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 Cam'ron Says You're Too Swag-Less To Party W/ Him.

"There's A Lot Of Older Rappers Coming To Us Now"

December 18, 2012 12:05 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Brother Ali gave Above The Law the title last week, West Coast rapper Kid Ink crowns Kurupt SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "There's A Lot Of Older Rappers Coming To Us Now".

Photo of the Day: Cam'ron Gives The Infamous "STFU" Facial Expression

December 18, 2012 12:00 AM

Touch It Or Not: Dipset's Cam'ron gives a grim facial expression to his doubters.

Got jokes? Throw your witty wordplay into today's SOHH Cap Diss!

Trinidad James Keeps The Maserati In The Lot: "I'm Not That Guy"

December 17, 2012 10:22 PM

Newly signed Def Jam rapper Trinidad James recently expanded on his new record label situation and downplayed the hype surrounding the alleged $2 million contract.

Continue reading Trinidad James Keeps The Maserati In The Lot: "I'm Not That Guy".

2 Chainz's "T.R.U. Story" Reaches Golden Achievement

December 17, 2012 7:55 PM

Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz's Based On A T.R.U. Story has reportedly reached gold status after hitting store shelves last summer and spawning a slew of hit singles.

Continue reading 2 Chainz's "T.R.U. Story" Reaches Golden Achievement.

Meek Mill Receives Bad News In Court, Can't Escape Philly

December 17, 2012 5:38 PM

Maybach Music Group's Meek Mill is going to have to rely on local fans and supporters traveling to Philadelphia to see him perform as a judge has ruled against allowing him to hit the road this month.

Continue reading Meek Mill Receives Bad News In Court, Can't Escape Philly.

Scoot Over Cam'ron, Chris Brown Torches Kanye West

December 17, 2012 5:17 PM

Days after Dipset's Cam'ron went after Kanye West's dress attire at the 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy relief concert, R&B singer Chris Brown has added insult to injury.

Continue reading Scoot Over Cam'ron, Chris Brown Torches Kanye West.

Odd Future Flip The Script, Reveal Truth Behind Teen Beatdown

December 17, 2012 4:41 PM

West Coast rap group Odd Future have responded to weekend reports claiming they are responsible for brutally assaulting a teenage fan during one of their Texas shows.

Continue reading Odd Future Flip The Script, Reveal Truth Behind Teen Beatdown.

Shyne Teams Up W/ Rick Ross' No. 1 Foe?

December 17, 2012 3:45 PM

Former Bad Boy Records rapper Shyne is reportedly linking up with a fellow renowned ex-convict in the form of retired drug kingpin Freeway Ricky Ross.

Continue reading Shyne Teams Up W/ Rick Ross' No. 1 Foe?.

Cassidy Ignores Meek Mill's Diss, Stands Behind PSY Parody

December 17, 2012 3:00 PM

Philadelphia rapper Cassidy is not letting some public disses from rap foe Meek Mill let him down and is standing fully behind his new PSY parody, "Condom Style."

Continue reading Cassidy Ignores Meek Mill's Diss, Stands Behind PSY Parody.

50 Cent Says Don't Read Too Much Into Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Feud

December 17, 2012 2:15 PM

G-Unit's 50 Cent recently chopped it up with SOHH and downplayed his frequent headline-generating public disputes with former business associate/boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

Continue reading 50 Cent Says Don't Read Too Much Into Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Feud.

Chad Ochocinco & Evelyn Lozada Face-To-Face Again

December 17, 2012 2:00 PM

Former married couple Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson and Evelyn Lozada had a brief reunion Monday (December 17) morning in court to have a restraining order dropped.

Continue reading Chad Ochocinco & Evelyn Lozada Face-To-Face Again.

Lil Wayne Empties His Cash, Money On Tax Man

December 17, 2012 12:05 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne reportedly wrote a check totalling nearly $8 million for tax debts he owed stemming back to the early 2000's.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Empties His Cash, Money On Tax Man.

Rapper AP.9 Feeds Into Coco/Ice-T Cheating Gossip: "That's A RUMOR? Is That A Rumor?"

December 17, 2012 11:45 AM

Rapper AP.9 has decided to let the Internet stay sizzling a week after fellow hip-hop artist Ice-T blasted his wife Coco Austin on Twitter for them taking steamy photos together.

Continue reading Rapper AP.9 Feeds Into Coco/Ice-T Cheating Gossip: "That's A RUMOR? Is That A Rumor?".

Meek Mill Snags A Reality TV Wifey, President Obama Delivers Hope, Kim K Killing Kanye West's Career?

December 17, 2012 11:21 AM

Mushy Monday. It's a day of tear-jerks in a variety of ways, first, starting with tears of laughter with Meek Mill going all the way out to snag himself a "Basketball Wives" star wifey? Speaking of hot topics, President Obama took his Friday tears and delivered a heart-warming speech in Connecticut to give hope to all those in need following the horrific school shooting. And tears of anger might be falling from Kanye West's face as his career appears to be in limbo with Kim Kardashian by his side. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.

Continue reading Meek Mill Snags A Reality TV Wifey, President Obama Delivers Hope, Kim K Killing Kanye West's Career?.

Kendrick Lamar Names Favorite Album Of 2012 [Video]

December 17, 2012 10:14 AM

West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar recently talked about the success behind his new good kid, m.A.A.d city solo effort and named his favorite album of 2012.

Continue reading Kendrick Lamar Names Favorite Album Of 2012 [Video].

Esther Baxter Dismantles Bow Wow: "Losing Your Virginity To EB At 16, That's A Ballerific Fantasy Bro"

December 17, 2012 9:49 AM

Former video vixen Esther Baxter has struck back at recent comments made by Cash Money's Bow Wow and denied taking his virginity at the age of 16.

Continue reading Esther Baxter Dismantles Bow Wow: "Losing Your Virginity To EB At 16, That's A Ballerific Fantasy Bro".

Alley Boy Slams T.I.'s Street Cred: "If [He] Da King, I'm Obama!"

December 17, 2012 9:14 AM

Atlanta rapper Alley Boy appears to have taken offense to T.I.'s new "Addresses" diss record and has answered the "King of the South" with shots toward his street image.

Continue reading Alley Boy Slams T.I.'s Street Cred: "If [He] Da King, I'm Obama!".

Studded Sugar Rush: "Perfect Combination Of Rocker & Chic."

December 17, 2012 1:29 AM

Photo of the Day: Meek Mill Flies High On The Rap Industry

December 17, 2012 12:02 AM

Dreams & Flyer Miles: Maybach Music Group's Meek Mill travels sky high.

Photo taken from Meek Mill's Twitter

Meek Mill Tells Cassidy Wrap It Up: "This Gotta Be A Joke!"

December 16, 2012 10:11 PM

Maybach Music Group's Meek Mill has reportedly struck back at Cassidy over the release of his new PSY parody record, "Condom Style."

Continue reading Meek Mill Tells Cassidy Wrap It Up: "This Gotta Be A Joke!".

Ma$e Takes Credit For Diddy's Rapping Success: "He Wanted To Do The Records I Wrote"

December 16, 2012 8:42 PM

Former Bad Boy Records rapper Ma$e recently talked about his pre-fame days alongside Diddy and why he is largely responsible for the music executive's success as a solo artist.

Continue reading Ma$e Takes Credit For Diddy's Rapping Success: "He Wanted To Do The Records I Wrote".

T.I. Confirms Taking Direct Shots On "Addresses" Diss Record [Audio]

December 16, 2012 2:30 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. has confirmed his new "Addresses" record is not a subliminal but rather a direct diss shot aimed at a fellow Atlanta hip-hop artist.

Continue reading T.I. Confirms Taking Direct Shots On "Addresses" Diss Record [Audio].

Odd Future Accused Of Beating Up Teen, Fan Suffers Seizures [Video]

December 16, 2012 12:20 PM

West Coast rap group Odd Future may need to hire a powerful attorney as reports claim they allegedly assaulted a 17 year-old teenage fan during a San Antonio, Texas show.

Continue reading Odd Future Accused Of Beating Up Teen, Fan Suffers Seizures [Video].

RZA Can't Protect His Checks, Singer Claims He Short-Changed Her

December 16, 2012 10:50 AM

Wu-Tang Clan's RZA is making weekend headlines as reports claim Dutch singer Thea Van Seijen wants the rap veteran's neck and more for not getting fully paid for past work.

Continue reading RZA Can't Protect His Checks, Singer Claims He Short-Changed Her.

Raekwon Wants To Do Kanye West A "Cruel" Solid [Video]

December 16, 2012 9:40 AM

Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon recently discussed the possibility of linking back up with G.O.O.D. Music's Kanye West for the group's upcoming Cruel Winter compilation album.

Continue reading Raekwon Wants To Do Kanye West A "Cruel" Solid [Video].

Frank Ocean Reveals Why "Channel Orange" Could Be His Last Album

December 16, 2012 9:06 AM

Odd Future affiliate Frank Ocean recently talked about the success of his long-awaited Channel Orange studio debut and why, in some unfortunate scenario, the LP could be his last.

Continue reading Frank Ocean Reveals Why "Channel Orange" Could Be His Last Album.

Photo of the Day: 2 Chainz Throws Down A Bear Hug For Ted

December 16, 2012 12:00 AM

Chainz & Ted's Excellent Adventure: 2 Chainz gives fictional Hollywood star Ted some ATL love.

Photo taken from 2 Chainz's Twitter

40 Glocc Attacks Game & Fiancée W/ "Full Edit" Diss Track [Audio]

December 15, 2012 10:50 PM

Months after getting publicly attacked by West Coast rap foe Game in Los Angeles, G-Unit affiliate 40 Glocc has struck back with a new diss track called "The Full Edit."

Continue reading 40 Glocc Attacks Game & Fiancée W/ "Full Edit" Diss Track [Audio].

Suge Knight Says Leave Katt Williams Alone: "People Test Him Because He's Small"

December 15, 2012 10:23 PM

Former Death Row Records owner Marion "Suge" Knight has offered his take on the recent legal woes of troubled comedian Katt Williams and why fans should cut him some slack.

Continue reading Suge Knight Says Leave Katt Williams Alone: "People Test Him Because He's Small".

Trey Songz Arrested For Making It Rain On Woman

December 15, 2012 9:43 PM

R&B singer Trey Songz is making headlines this weekend with reports claiming he recently got arrested in New York for assaulting an unnamed woman with money.

Continue reading Trey Songz Arrested For Making It Rain On Woman.

Trinidad James Says He's Not Celebrating Def Jam Deal [Video]

December 15, 2012 9:31 PM

Rap newcomer Trinidad James recently spoke on landing a new record deal at Def Jam Recordings and explained why he is not going over the top to celebrate the power move.

Continue reading Trinidad James Says He's Not Celebrating Def Jam Deal [Video].

Game's Fans Threaten Fox News Reporter: "She Need That Louisville Slugger To The Head Bro"

December 15, 2012 2:05 PM

After a brief war of words, West Coast rapper Game's loyal fans have gone on a Twitter tirade against a local Fox News reporter who recently critiqued his new Jesus Piece album.

Continue reading Game's Fans Threaten Fox News Reporter: "She Need That Louisville Slugger To The Head Bro".

Evelyn Lozada Defends Dropping The Top, Displaying Her B-Day Suit

December 15, 2012 1:40 PM

Popular reality star Evelyn Lozada recently stood behind her decision to go fully nude in a new PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) campaign currently heating up the Internet.

Continue reading Evelyn Lozada Defends Dropping The Top, Displaying Her B-Day Suit.

NY Knicks Star Settles Down, Takes Off Player Jersey For Good

December 15, 2012 10:25 AM

Injured New York Knicks star Amar'e Stoudemire hung up his player jersey for good this week as reports claim he married his longtime girlfriend Alexis Welch in the Big Apple.

Continue reading NY Knicks Star Settles Down, Takes Off Player Jersey For Good.

Raekwon Says He Wants Wu-Tang Reunion But Under One Major Condition [Video]

December 15, 2012 9:10 AM

New York rap veteran Raekwon recently discussed the anticipation for a full-fledged Wu-Tang Clan reunion in honor of their 20 year run in the rap game and detailed the importance of it going down properly.

Continue reading Raekwon Says He Wants Wu-Tang Reunion But Under One Major Condition [Video].

Ma$e Doesn't Regret Rap Retirement: "I'd Be Like Drake Dropping Music Today & Going To College"

December 15, 2012 8:45 AM

Former Bad Boy Records rapper Ma$e recently discussed his unexpected 1999 retirement from hip-hop and said despite his multiple comebacks he has no regrets over the decision.

Continue reading Ma$e Doesn't Regret Rap Retirement: "I'd Be Like Drake Dropping Music Today & Going To College".

Photo of the Day: Wiz Khalifa Rubs His Baby's Baby

December 15, 2012 12:00 AM

Baby By Me: Model Amber Rose gets a gentle rub from fiancé Wiz Khalifa.

Photo taken from Amber Rose's Instagram

UPDATE: Q-Tip Says G.O.O.D. Riddance To Trinidad James Feud Hype

December 14, 2012 11:02 PM

G.O.O.D. Music's Q-Tip has cleared the air on speculation and rumors which suggest he has issues over Atlanta rap newcomer Trinidad James landing a Def Jam record deal this week.

Continue reading UPDATE: Q-Tip Says G.O.O.D. Riddance To Trinidad James Feud Hype.

Trinidad James' Manager On Def Jam Backlash: "That's What Separates The Winners & Losers"

December 14, 2012 9:50 PM

Less than 24 hours after Atlanta rap newcomer Trinidad James inked a Def Jam record deal, his manager Fly has stepped up to silence the rapper's critics and apply logic to the renowned company's decision.

Continue reading Trinidad James' Manager On Def Jam Backlash: "That's What Separates The Winners & Losers".

Manny Pacquiao's Wife Scared After Knockout Punch: "I Want Him To Stop Now"

December 14, 2012 6:01 PM

Nearly a week after famed boxer Manny Pacquiao suffered a match-ending knockout punch in Las Vegas, his wife has stepped forward with her reaction and pleas for him to retire.

Continue reading Manny Pacquiao's Wife Scared After Knockout Punch: "I Want Him To Stop Now".

Stacey Dash, 2 Chainz, Skylar Grey, Karrueche Tran & More React To School Shooting Spree

December 14, 2012 5:02 PM

Hollywood star Stacey Dash, 2 Chainz, Skylar Grey, Karrueche Tran and more have all reacted to Friday's shocking news of a Connecticut elementary school falling victim to a massive fatal shooting spree.

Continue reading Stacey Dash, 2 Chainz, Skylar Grey, Karrueche Tran & More React To School Shooting Spree.

"He Has To Put A Dr. Dre Reference In Almost Every Verse"

December 14, 2012 4:00 PM

[With West Coast rapper Game's new Jesus Piece sparking controversy amongst religious groups, Philadelphia Pastor Jomo K. Johnson gives SOHH readers his song-by-song review.]

Continue reading "He Has To Put A Dr. Dre Reference In Almost Every Verse".

BREAKING: 29 People Killed In School Massacre, One Of US' Worst-Ever Shootings

December 14, 2012 3:05 PM

Nearly 30 people have been killed after a man entered a Connecticut school Friday (December 14) morning shooting his mother, children and more before turning the weapon on himself.

Continue reading BREAKING: 29 People Killed In School Massacre, One Of US' Worst-Ever Shootings.

Talib Kweli, Sean Price, Pharoahe Monch & More Prep NY Takeover

December 14, 2012 3:00 PM

With Talib Kweli, Pharoahe Monch and Sean Price set to work up a holiday rap storm in New York next week, SOHH hit up Duck Down Records co-founder Dru Ha to learn more about the label's one-night concert special.

Continue reading Talib Kweli, Sean Price, Pharoahe Monch & More Prep NY Takeover .

T.I. Says He'd "Absolutely Not" Let Chris Brown Hurt His Daughter [Video]

December 14, 2012 2:45 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. recently discussed his thoughts on frequent collaboator Chris Brown hooking back up with former girlfriend Rihanna and the danger of domestic violence happening again.

Continue reading T.I. Says He'd "Absolutely Not" Let Chris Brown Hurt His Daughter [Video] .

A$AP Rocky & Kanye West Lift Their Skirts Up, Ma$e's Got Female Problems, Big Boss Vs. Rick Ross

December 14, 2012 2:30 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, we take a quick look at the controversy that Kanye West and A$AP Rocky's clothing got them, witness Ma$e's pitiful excuse for starting beefs, laugh out loud over Rick Ross' explanation for how he got his rap moniker and oh SOHH much more!

Continue reading A$AP Rocky & Kanye West Lift Their Skirts Up, Ma$e's Got Female Problems, Big Boss Vs. Rick Ross.

Kanye West's Relies On Jay-Z's Old Pal For Industry Advice

December 14, 2012 2:00 PM

Music mogul Lyor Cohen is the man behind influencing some of rap star Kanye West's biggest moves as reports claim the two icons now have a close business relationship.

Continue reading Kanye West's Relies On Jay-Z's Old Pal For Industry Advice.

Game's "Jesus Piece" First-Week Sales Projections Increase

December 14, 2012 12:05 PM

West Coast rapper Game's Jesus Piece first-week sales projections still have him missing out debuting at number one but the LP's estimates have increased by 10,000.

Continue reading Game's "Jesus Piece" First-Week Sales Projections Increase.

Soulja Boy Goes Gangster, NY Knicks Star's Booty-ful New GF, Rick Ross Gets Exposed...Again?

December 14, 2012 11:54 AM

Finally Friday. It's time to finish strong and we're going to start it off with Soulja Boy Tell Em really living up to his name. But SB going gangster in 2012? Some things just don't go, like the New York Knicks' JR Smith going with singer K. Michelle. If it's a big booty he wanted, why not stay with Tahiry? Something's fishy, especially with Rick Ross and this whole Gangster Disciples buzz. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Goes Gangster, NY Knicks Star's Booty-ful New GF, Rick Ross Gets Exposed...Again?.

"Cam Is My Brother, Jim Is My Brother - I Would Think It's All Good" [Video]

December 14, 2012 11:45 AM

Former Bad Boy Records rapper Ma$e recently updated fans on his relationship with one-time music rivals Cam'ron and Jim Jones and said they are all a family.

Continue reading "Cam Is My Brother, Jim Is My Brother - I Would Think It's All Good" [Video].

Chief Keef Posters Are Things Chicago Police Don't Like

December 14, 2012 10:13 AM

Rap newcomer Chief Keef is getting some tough love from his hometown as reports claim Chicago police are punishing anyone caught putting up promotional posters for the overnight hip-hop star's upcoming Finally Rich album.

Continue reading Chief Keef Posters Are Things Chicago Police Don't Like.

Q-Tip Blasts Def Jam Over Trinidad James Signing? "Remember Your Brand!"

December 14, 2012 9:45 AM

G.O.O.D. Music's Q-Tip is reportedly not applauding Def Jam's latest roster addition of Atlanta rapper Trinidad James and has publicly spoken out.

Continue reading Q-Tip Blasts Def Jam Over Trinidad James Signing? "Remember Your Brand!".

Ma$e Names What Rapper's Most Like Him: "He's The Closest To What I Believe I Would've Been"

December 14, 2012 9:26 AM

Former Bad Boy Records rapper Ma$e recently discussed his thoughts on Young Money star Drake and why the platinum-selling hip-hop artist reminds him of himself.

Continue reading Ma$e Names What Rapper's Most Like Him: "He's The Closest To What I Believe I Would've Been".

Men's Spartan HI SK Shoes & Rob Dyrdek Letterman Zip Hoodie: "Classic Athletic Skate Heritage."

December 14, 2012 2:12 AM

Photo of the Day: Cassie & Trinidad James Rub Elbows

December 14, 2012 12:00 AM

My Time To Shine: Bad Boy's Cassie rubs elbows with newly signed Def Jam rapper Trinidad James.

Photo taken from Trinidad James' Instagram

Move Over Kanye West & 2 Chainz, Trinidad James Signs Def Jam Deal

December 13, 2012 8:30 PM

After building a steady buzz down South off his "All Gold Everything" anthem, Atlanta rapper Trinidad James has inked a deal with mega music label Def Jam.

Continue reading Move Over Kanye West & 2 Chainz, Trinidad James Signs Def Jam Deal.

Ma$e Breaks Silence On Jay-Z Beef, Reveals What Sparked Subliminal Disses

December 13, 2012 5:30 PM

Former Bad Boy Records artist Ma$e has finally come clean on his past rap feud with music mogul Jay-Z and revealed what ultimately sparked their war of words in the late 1990's.

Continue reading Ma$e Breaks Silence On Jay-Z Beef, Reveals What Sparked Subliminal Disses.

A$AP Rocky Addresses Cross-Dressing Accusations

December 13, 2012 4:19 PM

New York rapper A$AP Rocky has ironed out buzz this week suggesting he rocked female clothing during an appearance on BET's "106 & Park" video countdown show.

Continue reading A$AP Rocky Addresses Cross-Dressing Accusations.

D12's Kuniva Warns Nicki Minaj: "She Better Heighten Up Her Security If She Ever Comes To Detroit"

December 13, 2012 3:50 PM

With D12 member Bizarre's publicized Nicki Minaj obsession fully known these days, SOHH recently hit up his Dirty Dozen brother Kuniva for his own take.

Continue reading D12's Kuniva Warns Nicki Minaj: "She Better Heighten Up Her Security If She Ever Comes To Detroit".

Game Reveals What Rapper He Offended W/ "Jesus Piece"

December 13, 2012 3:00 PM

West Coast rapper Game recently discussed the impact his controversial Jesus Piece album has had and what hip-hop artist reached out to him over the new solo effort.

Continue reading Game Reveals What Rapper He Offended W/ "Jesus Piece".

OutKast Reunion Tour Ready When They Are, Says Big Boi's Booking Agent

December 13, 2012 2:30 PM

With Big Boi's Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors on store shelves this week and Andre 3000 dropping new tracks, SOHH reached out to renowned booking agent Paul Schwartz to see how much anticipation is building for a full-fledged OutKast reunion tour.

Continue reading OutKast Reunion Tour Ready When They Are, Says Big Boi's Booking Agent.

2 Chainz Unlocks His T.R.U.-Est Love Tips: "Quickest Way To A Man's Heart Is Through His..." [Video]

December 13, 2012 2:00 PM

Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz recently dished out some romance advice to fans and revealed some key ways to keep a sports-oriented lover in your for the long haul.

Continue reading 2 Chainz Unlocks His T.R.U.-Est Love Tips: "Quickest Way To A Man's Heart Is Through His..." [Video].

Cam'ron Clowns Kanye West's 12-12-12 Swag: "Pyrex & A Skirt?"

December 13, 2012 12:00 PM

Dipset's Cam'ron had a few choice words for former Roc-A-Fella Records comrade Kanye West and his televised 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy relief concert attire last night (December 12) in New York City.

Continue reading Cam'ron Clowns Kanye West's 12-12-12 Swag: "Pyrex & A Skirt?".

Ice-T Tells Haters Cool Off Coco's Back: "My Wife Checks 100K A Week"

December 13, 2012 11:35 AM

Rap veteran Ice-T is lashing out at a select group of haters going at his wife Coco Austin just days after steamy photos of her and another man surfaced online.

Continue reading Ice-T Tells Haters Cool Off Coco's Back: "My Wife Checks 100K A Week".

Nelly Dumps Ashanti For Creeping, Kim K Gasses Up Kanye West, Phil Jackson Says Lakers Are DONE?

December 13, 2012 11:26 AM

Tootsy Thursday. It's all about sass for today, beginning with Nelly giving Ashanti the boot after she got busted cheating? It's getting hot in herrrrre, but probably not hotter than the biggest one-night event in New York history with 12-12-12. Turns out Kim Kardashian may have been the only one going crazy over her boy toy Kanye West's performance. He's still got all that power, kinda like Phil Jackson back during his glory Lakers days. Too bad he doesn't think Kobe Bryant and the Lake Show have another run in them. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.

Continue reading Nelly Dumps Ashanti For Creeping, Kim K Gasses Up Kanye West, Phil Jackson Says Lakers Are DONE?.

A$AP Rocky Can't Butt Out Of Rihanna Hype: "The Fact That I'm Handsome Helped"

December 13, 2012 11:05 AM

Over three months since his squeeze on pop singer Rihanna's lower back area, New York rapper A$AP Rocky continues to find himself getting pounded with questions on his now-infamous televised moment.

Continue reading A$AP Rocky Can't Butt Out Of Rihanna Hype: "The Fact That I'm Handsome Helped".

Dr. Dre's Aftermath Lessons Paying Off, Says Game [Video]

December 13, 2012 9:47 AM

West Coast rapper Game recently devled into the launch of his new Rolex Records label and credited lessons he learned from Dr. Dre for molding his latest business venture.

Continue reading Dr. Dre's Aftermath Lessons Paying Off, Says Game [Video].

Kanye West Flaunts Rap Torch, Leather Skirt At 12-12-12 Concert [Video]

December 13, 2012 9:00 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West helped put on for hip-hop at last night's publicized 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy relief concert in New York City as the event's lone rap act.

Continue reading Kanye West Flaunts Rap Torch, Leather Skirt At 12-12-12 Concert [Video].

New Era 2TB & Quilted Camper: "The Best In Quality Caps."

December 13, 2012 1:07 AM

"They Inspired The Creativity For Dr. Dre & Everything Dre's Done"

December 13, 2012 12:05 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Rich Boy gave Lil Boosie the title earlier this week, Midwest rapper Brother Ali crowns Above The Law SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "They Inspired The Creativity For Dr. Dre & Everything Dre's Done".

Photo of the Day: Kanye West Rocks Out The 12-12-12 Hurricane Relief Concert

December 13, 2012 12:01 AM

All Of The Lights: Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West ignites a sold-out Madison Square Garden for the 12.12.12 Sandy Relief concert.

Photo taken from Tumblr

Ma$e Clears Air On Diddy's Bad Boy Deal: "I've Been In That Contract For 16 Years"

December 12, 2012 10:04 PM

New York rap veteran Ma$e has finally come clean on his legal situation with Bad Boy Records and revealed if he is still under contract to longtime boss Diddy.

Continue reading Ma$e Clears Air On Diddy's Bad Boy Deal: "I've Been In That Contract For 16 Years".

Katt Williams Goes Missing In Seattle, Police Search For Troubled Comedian

December 12, 2012 6:06 PM

Troubled comedian Katt Williams is reportedly a wanted man in the state of Washington with reports claiming an arrest warrant got issued today (December 12).

Continue reading Katt Williams Goes Missing In Seattle, Police Search For Troubled Comedian.

Game's "Jesus Piece" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed

December 12, 2012 5:31 PM

West Coast rapper Game's Jesus Piece will easily find itself on the sales chart next week but faces a stiff battle from country singer Taylor Swift and pop star Bruno Mars to debut atop its competition.

Continue reading Game's "Jesus Piece" First-Week Sales Projections Revealed.

Nas & Kelis Hook Back Up In Hollywood?

December 12, 2012 5:13 PM

Rap veteran Nas and former wife/singer Kelis reportedly linked back up this week, however, reports claim they spent an afternoon together for family-related purposes and not romance.

Continue reading Nas & Kelis Hook Back Up In Hollywood?.

A$AP Rocky Faces The Music In NYC Attack Case

December 12, 2012 4:42 PM

Harlem rap newcomer A$AP Rocky received a light punishment after making headlines last summer for his reported assault on a couple photographers in New York City.

Continue reading A$AP Rocky Faces The Music In NYC Attack Case.

Young Jeezy Addresses Freddie Gibbs CTE Split: "It's Time To Press Reset On My Career"

December 12, 2012 4:13 PM

Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy has confirmed the departure of former Corporate Thugz Entertainment artist Freddie Gibbs after nearly a two-year stint under his wing.

Continue reading Young Jeezy Addresses Freddie Gibbs CTE Split: "It's Time To Press Reset On My Career".

Game Says He Wanted Jay-Z "To Spit At Me" [Video]

December 12, 2012 2:25 PM

West Coast rapper Game recently discussed his past issues with rap mogul Jay-Z and denied having any real beef with him despite a handful of public diss records.

Continue reading Game Says He Wanted Jay-Z "To Spit At Me" [Video].

Wiz Khalifa Misses The Top Spot, Alicia Keys Stays Hot At No. 7, Rihanna Undresses The Top 10

December 12, 2012 1:37 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Wiz Khalifa just misses landing atop his competition at No. 2, Alicia Keys stays sizzling at No. 7 and Rihanna departs the Top 10.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Misses The Top Spot, Alicia Keys Stays Hot At No. 7, Rihanna Undresses The Top 10.

Amber Rose Had A Miscarriage, Reveals Wiz Khalifa

December 12, 2012 12:05 PM

Taylor Gang leader Wiz Khalifa recently discussed preparing for fatherhood with fiancée Amber Rose and how they coped with a miscarriage prior to her current pregnancy.

Continue reading Amber Rose Had A Miscarriage, Reveals Wiz Khalifa.

Game's Fiancé Names His Five Best Songs

December 12, 2012 11:45 AM

"Marrying The Game" star Tiffney Cambridge recently discussed her fiancé Game's music catalog and what her top five all-time favorite tracks from the West Coast rapper are.

Continue reading Game's Fiancé Names His Five Best Songs.

Rita Ora's Ex-BF Forgets Her W/ Strippers, Coco's Kisser Moves On To More Blondes, Game Goes 25 Deep?

December 12, 2012 10:41 AM

Wet Wednesday. Get your towels out because today is all about soaking up the sweat starting with Rita Ora's ex-boyfriend Rob Kardashian showing he's all about a dollar...and some strippers. Speaking of ladies showing off their goods, turns out the guy kissing all over Coco has also moved on to bigger pastures. He might be getting married in the near future, but Game's going 25 deep pretty soon too. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.

Continue reading Rita Ora's Ex-BF Forgets Her W/ Strippers, Coco's Kisser Moves On To More Blondes, Game Goes 25 Deep?.

Wiz Khalifa Points Out His Enemies: "They Went Out Of Their Way To Try To Discredit Me"

December 12, 2012 10:09 AM

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa recently spoke on the motivation behind his "Rise Above" O.N.I.F.C. track and why a majority of haters tend to stem from his own hometown.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Points Out His Enemies: "They Went Out Of Their Way To Try To Discredit Me".

Game Reveals What's Holding Up 50 Cent Reunion: "There Still Could Be The Possibility Of G-Unit Reforming" [Video]

December 12, 2012 9:56 AM

Less than a day after Game's anti-50 Cent "Blood of Christ" record premiered online, the former G-Unit member has revealed what is holding back them killing their beef and getting back to music-making together.

Continue reading Game Reveals What's Holding Up 50 Cent Reunion: "There Still Could Be The Possibility Of G-Unit Reforming" [Video].

After Rick Ross' MMG Power Move, Young Jeezy Brings In His Reinforcement

December 12, 2012 9:30 AM

A day after Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross brought his company over to Atlantic Records, Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy has followed suit with his Corporate Thugz Entertainment label.

Continue reading After Rick Ross' MMG Power Move, Young Jeezy Brings In His Reinforcement .

12 Society: "The Latest Outfits & Trends."

December 12, 2012 12:50 AM

"It's Always About How A Rapper Flows"

December 12, 2012 12:05 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. After V-Nasty unloaded her fave five, fashion mogul Kimora Lee Simmons dishes out her top choices.]

Continue reading "It's Always About How A Rapper Flows".

Photo of the Day: Lloyd Banks Hooks Up W/ Juelz Santana

December 12, 2012 12:00 AM

Money In The Bank: G-Unit's Lloyd Banks clocks in work with Dipset's Juelz Santana.

Photo taken from Juelz Santana's Instagram

Chicago Cops On Prowl After Rick Ross Death Threats

December 11, 2012 11:30 PM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross has the law on his side for a change as reports claim Chicago police are currently investigating death threats directed at him from a local gang.

Continue reading Chicago Cops On Prowl After Rick Ross Death Threats.

Nick Cannon Reveals His Kinky Mariah Carey Fetish [Audio]

December 11, 2012 7:10 PM

Hollywood actor Nick Cannon recently delved into his relationship with music mogul wife Mariah Carey and how turned on he gets by her music when no one else is around.

Continue reading Nick Cannon Reveals His Kinky Mariah Carey Fetish [Audio].

"After The Surgery, Traveling Actually Made The Pain Worse"

December 11, 2012 6:51 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each Tuesday and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Kid Named Breezy spilled the goods behind his "Whoa Dere" music video, female rapper Nitty Scott tells the un-glamorous story of life in the fast lane.]

Continue reading "After The Surgery, Traveling Actually Made The Pain Worse".

Rick Ross Claims He Accidentally Inherited Rap Alias In Leaked Deposition Docs

December 11, 2012 5:19 PM

New documents from a Rick Ross deposition earlier this year have surfaced online and reveal where the "Boss" claims he got his current rap moniker from.

Continue reading Rick Ross Claims He Accidentally Inherited Rap Alias In Leaked Deposition Docs.

Game Goes At 50 Cent & G-Unit: "I Heard Tony Yayo & Lloyd Banks Can't Pay The Rent" [Audio]

December 11, 2012 4:13 PM

West Coast rapper Game is not ready to let his issues with G-Unit dissolve, now taking a few swipes at his former comrades on the new "Blood of Christ" Jesus Piece track.

Continue reading Game Goes At 50 Cent & G-Unit: "I Heard Tony Yayo & Lloyd Banks Can't Pay The Rent" [Audio].

Freddie Gibbs Knocks Out Stereotype: "Just Because [He] Sings Don't Mean He Can't Whip Your [Butt]"

December 11, 2012 3:50 PM

Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs recently offered his take on R&B singers and said hip-hop artists should not stereotype them just based off of their image.

Continue reading Freddie Gibbs Knocks Out Stereotype: "Just Because [He] Sings Don't Mean He Can't Whip Your [Butt]".

"['Jesus Piece'] Takes A Wrong Turn On 'Hallelujah,' Where Game Opens The Song Praising God W/ Profanity"

December 11, 2012 2:45 PM

After months of promoting his controversial Jesus Piece album, West Coast rapper Game's last contractual Interscope Records studio effort is finally on store shelves nationwide today (December 11).

Continue reading "['Jesus Piece'] Takes A Wrong Turn On 'Hallelujah,' Where Game Opens The Song Praising God W/ Profanity".

"By The Time I Got There, There Was About 20 Different Females"

December 11, 2012 2:15 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each Tuesday and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After S1 broke down Game's "Blood Diamonds" track, rap newcomer Kid Named Breezy spills the goods on his "Whoa Dere" music video.]

Continue reading "By The Time I Got There, There Was About 20 Different Females".

50 Cent Says Have A Baby By Me: "I Do Look Forward To Having More Kids"

December 11, 2012 2:00 PM

With rap star 50 Cent nearing his 40's, the G-Unit head recently hinted at an interest in expanding his family tree by having more kids in the future.

Continue reading 50 Cent Says Have A Baby By Me: "I Do Look Forward To Having More Kids".

Coco & Ice-T Kiss & Make-Up, Funniest Manny Pacquiao Memes, 2Pac Back...Again?

December 11, 2012 12:08 PM

Too Much Tuesday. It's a bit too much to handle today starting with Coco and Ice-T killing all the cheating allegations and showing their marriage is built on something strong. Speaking of strength, Manny Pacquiao couldn't work up the muscle to win last weekend but he's still a viral hit. And if it's hits you want, who can turn down some new music courtesy of Tupac Shakur? All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.

Continue reading Coco & Ice-T Kiss & Make-Up, Funniest Manny Pacquiao Memes, 2Pac Back...Again?.

Rick Ross Makes Huge Announcement, Preps For Young Jeezy Face-Off?

December 11, 2012 12:05 PM

Miami rapper Rick Ross has reportedly made an announcement to pack up and move his entire Maybach Music Group company from Warner Bros. Music to rival label Atlantic Records.

Continue reading Rick Ross Makes Huge Announcement, Preps For Young Jeezy Face-Off?.

Game Reacts To French Montana/50 Cent Beef: "It Keeps Me Laughing At The Crib" [Video]

December 11, 2012 10:44 AM

West Coast rapper Game recently gave his input on the current 50 Cent-French Montana feud and said hip-hop beefs keep him entertained.

Continue reading Game Reacts To French Montana/50 Cent Beef: "It Keeps Me Laughing At The Crib" [Video].

Rick Ross Says He's Too Trilla For Death Threats: "I'm A Certified Man, I Am A Real Boss" [Video]

December 11, 2012 10:33 AM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross has killed speculation and reports which suggest he nixed the rest of a headlining tour last week due to a series of death threats he received.

Continue reading Rick Ross Says He's Too Trilla For Death Threats: "I'm A Certified Man, I Am A Real Boss" [Video].

Freddie Gibbs Confirms Young Jeezy Split: "As Long As Nobody Diss Me, Ain't No Diss Record Coming" [Audio]

December 11, 2012 10:11 AM

Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs has stepped up to clear the air on his relationship with Young Jeezy and confirmed a mutual split with the Atlanta hip-hop veteran's Corportate Thugz Entertainment label.

Continue reading Freddie Gibbs Confirms Young Jeezy Split: "As Long As Nobody Diss Me, Ain't No Diss Record Coming" [Audio].

DMX Puts On For His Dogs, Not Christmas Reindeer [Video]

December 11, 2012 9:43 AM

A week after DMX ignited the Internet with a holiday rendition of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," the former Ruff Ryders leader has killed any hopes of an upcoming Christmas rap album.

Continue reading DMX Puts On For His Dogs, Not Christmas Reindeer [Video].

CD Gift Pack: Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors AND Selling My Soul: "You Can't Believe Everything."

December 11, 2012 3:14 AM

AquaZinger: "Personalized To Your Taste."

December 11, 2012 2:55 AM

"He Said Game Started Going Through Some Joints, This Was One That He Liked"

December 11, 2012 12:10 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each Tuesday and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After West Coast YG broke down his "Like This" track, producer S1 unwinds Game's new "Blood Diamonds" track.]

Continue reading "He Said Game Started Going Through Some Joints, This Was One That He Liked".

Joe Budden Pump, Pump, Pumps It Up W/ Drake

December 11, 2012 12:05 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 Joe Budden Pump, Pump, Pumps It Up W/ Drake.

"I Wouldn't Say He's The Most Lyrical But He's The Most Real"

December 11, 2012 12:05 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Teedra Moses gave Big K.R.I.T. the title last week, Rich Boy crowns Lil Boosie SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "I Wouldn't Say He's The Most Lyrical But He's The Most Real".

Photo of the Day: Drake & Joe Budden Pump It Up

December 11, 2012 12:00 AM

Pump It Up: Young Money's Drake and Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden share a moment.

Got jokes? Submit your witty narration into today's SOHH Cap Diss!

Tyga Comes Clean About Lying On "Bustas" Game Show

December 10, 2012 10:53 PM

West Coast rapper Tyga has reportedly faced the music after unaired footage of his appearance on a game show called "Bustas" surfaced last week and clarified some of his remarks.

Continue reading Tyga Comes Clean About Lying On "Bustas" Game Show.

Game Turns Down Rihanna Fight Question: "You Trying To Get Me To Kill Chris Brown?" [Video]

December 10, 2012 10:12 PM

West Coast rapper Game recently spoke on R&B singer Chris Brown hooking back up with former girlfriend Rihanna and how much he has grown since the publicized 2009 domestic violence fight.

Continue reading Game Turns Down Rihanna Fight Question: "You Trying To Get Me To Kill Chris Brown?" [Video].

Dirty Money Member Says Diddy Hung Up The Towel: "He Didn't Want To Do It Anymore"

December 10, 2012 6:00 PM

Dirty Money's Dawn Richard recently discussed her run on Diddy's Bad Boy Records and why the rap mogul's disinterest in continuing working as a group motivated her new solo career.

Continue reading Dirty Money Member Says Diddy Hung Up The Towel: "He Didn't Want To Do It Anymore".

50 Cent Calls Out Diddy's Manager: "I Ask Puffy What He Did To Make Him [Act] Like One Of His Girlfriends"

December 10, 2012 5:25 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent won big at Las Vegas over the weekend with his SMS Promotions, but he could have another fight on his hands after calling out Diddy's manager James Cruz.

Continue reading 50 Cent Calls Out Diddy's Manager: "I Ask Puffy What He Did To Make Him [Act] Like One Of His Girlfriends".

Freddie Gibbs' Too Hot For The Snowman? Hints At Young Jeezy Split

December 10, 2012 4:24 PM

Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs has heated up the Internet with speculation of a falling out with Atlanta's Young Jeezy after signing to his Corporate Thugz Entertainment last year.

Continue reading Freddie Gibbs' Too Hot For The Snowman? Hints At Young Jeezy Split.

Female Athlete Addresses Lil Wayne Booty Call Hype

December 10, 2012 3:30 PM

Notre Dame Fighting Irish basketball star Skylar Diggins has come forward to clear the air on rumors of being romantically linked to Young Money's Lil Wayne after he came to peep one of her recent games.

Continue reading Female Athlete Addresses Lil Wayne Booty Call Hype.

"When I Was Over At Def Jam W/ L.A. Reid & Jay-Z, He Had To Co-Sign Me"

December 10, 2012 2:30 PM

With New York rapper Uncle Murda reunited with music executive L.A. Reid over at Epic Records, SOHH hit up the ex-Def Jam artist to get his take on their current relationship.

Continue reading "When I Was Over At Def Jam W/ L.A. Reid & Jay-Z, He Had To Co-Sign Me".

Big Boi Reveals How Distanced He Really Is From Andre 3000

December 10, 2012 2:05 PM

OutKast's Big Boi recently spoke on his relationship with perceived estranged group member Andre 3000 and explained just how distanced they really are amid the media speculation.

Continue reading Big Boi Reveals How Distanced He Really Is From Andre 3000.

Ice-T & Coco Move Past Cheating Controversy, Hook Back Up

December 10, 2012 12:05 PM

Video vixen Coco Austin is letting the world marital status remains unchanged after a publicized weekend conflict sparked over controversial photos leaking online.

Continue reading Ice-T & Coco Move Past Cheating Controversy, Hook Back Up.

50 Cent Blown Away By Manny Pacquiao Haters: "Why [Do] People Like To See A Winner Lose?"

December 10, 2012 11:40 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent is the latest hip-hop artist to react to last weekend's night-ending knockout punch to boxer Manny Pacquiao and questioned people's infatuation with seeing winners lose.

Continue reading 50 Cent Blown Away By Manny Pacquiao Haters: "Why [Do] People Like To See A Winner Lose?".

Rihanna Blows Chris Brown Away, Dr. Dre & Eazy-E's Kids Goin' To TV, Keri Hilson Scoops Up OKC Thunder Star?

December 10, 2012 11:39 AM

Marble Monday. It's like looking into a crystal ball to start the week off, beginning first with Rihanna showing Chris Brown just how smart she really is in Paris. Speaking of artists in their 20's, turns out the kids of N.W.A. and Run-DMC want their own reality show and could be getting one in the near future. Get your DVR ready, especially the next time you watch an Oklahoma City Thunder game and see which player Keri Hilson is rooting for. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.

Continue reading Rihanna Blows Chris Brown Away, Dr. Dre & Eazy-E's Kids Goin' To TV, Keri Hilson Scoops Up OKC Thunder Star?.

Beyoncé Pops The Top Off, Gulps Down $50 Million Deal

December 10, 2012 10:08 AM

Grammy-winning singer Beyoncé Knowles-Carter is letting her husband/rapper Jay-Z see he is not the only one in the family capable of bringing in big bucks by signing a $50 million deal with popular soda company Pepsi.

Continue reading Beyoncé Pops The Top Off, Gulps Down $50 Million Deal.

Eve Gets One Step Closer To Rap Comeback

December 10, 2012 9:52 AM

After a decade since her last solo album dropped, former Ruff Ryders member Eve is one step closer to getting Lip Lock on store shelves by shooting packaging photos for the upcoming LP.

Continue reading Eve Gets One Step Closer To Rap Comeback.

Katt Williams Attacks Audience Member W/ Microphone: "Get Your Raggedy Pistol & Bring It Back" [Video]

December 10, 2012 9:31 AM

Troubled comedian Katt Williams is once again gaining some unwanted attention as new footage of him attacking a man at one of his recent Seattle shows has surfaced online.

Continue reading Katt Williams Attacks Audience Member W/ Microphone: "Get Your Raggedy Pistol & Bring It Back" [Video].

MOGA Mobile Gaming System: "The Next Generation."

December 10, 2012 12:07 AM

Photo of the Day: Game Burns Calories & Puts In Some Gym Time

December 10, 2012 12:00 AM

Grind Time: West Coast rapper Game hits the weight room to work up a sweat.

Photo taken from Game's Twitter

50 Cent Puts His "Life" On The Line In Las Vegas [Video]

December 9, 2012 8:27 PM

G-Unit's 50 Cent had a weekend to remember after experiencing his first official win through SMS Promotions Saturday (December 8) in Las Vegas courtesy of boxer Yuriorkis Gamboa.

Continue reading 50 Cent Puts His "Life" On The Line In Las Vegas [Video].

Detectives Contact Notorious B.I.G.'s Family After Autopsy Release

December 9, 2012 5:05 PM

Days after an autopsy on the late Notorious B.I.G. surfaced online, Los Angeles detectives claim they personally apologized to the rapper's family about its unexpected release.

Continue reading Detectives Contact Notorious B.I.G.'s Family After Autopsy Release.

Manny Pacquiao Can't Dodge Knockout Punch, Diddy & Royce Da 5'9 React

December 9, 2012 9:53 AM

Famed boxer Manny Pacquiao made headlines last night (December 8) after losing in the sixth round of his Las Vegas fight against Juan Manuel Marquez and his knockout punch seen throughout the world.

Continue reading Manny Pacquiao Can't Dodge Knockout Punch, Diddy & Royce Da 5'9 React.

Jadakiss Names The One Rapper Still On His Bucket List [Video]

December 9, 2012 9:34 AM

The LOX's Jadakiss may have an endless amount of guest features to his name but the seasoned rap veteran recently dished out what hip-hop artist is still on his bucket list.

Continue reading Jadakiss Names The One Rapper Still On His Bucket List [Video].

50 Cent Downgrades Fat Joe Beef, Says He "Never Did Anything To Me"

December 9, 2012 9:11 AM

G-Unit head 50 Cent recently talked about squashing his issues with Fat Joe after nearly ten years of feuding and why their beef got taken out of context by outsiders.

Continue reading 50 Cent Downgrades Fat Joe Beef, Says He "Never Did Anything To Me".

Photo of the Day: Jadakiss Shows Off His True Big Blue Colors

December 9, 2012 12:00 AM

We Gonna Make It: The LOX's Jadakiss shows off his true colors.

Photo taken from Jadakiss' Twitter

Wale's Got Some Bottles To Pop, Says Miguel

December 8, 2012 10:04 PM

Maybach Music Group's Wale may need to give his "Lotus Flower Bomb" collaborator Miguel a call in the near future as the R&B singer has promised to celebrate their hit single earning a Grammy Awards nomination this week.

Continue reading Wale's Got Some Bottles To Pop, Says Miguel.

Jadakiss Describes His Own Rap Legacy: "I Was One Of The Best To Ever Do It" [Video]

December 8, 2012 9:32 PM

The LOX's Jadakiss recently discussed his legacy in the rap game after nearly 20 years of dropping memorable rhymes and proclaimed himself one of hip-hop's most finest.

Continue reading Jadakiss Describes His Own Rap Legacy: "I Was One Of The Best To Ever Do It" [Video].

Dr. Dre Rates Game's "Jesus Piece" Album

December 8, 2012 7:49 PM

West Coast rap icon Dr. Dre is fully behind supporting former Aftermath artist Game's upcoming Jesus Piece solo album and congratulated him for the new effort.

Continue reading Dr. Dre Rates Game's "Jesus Piece" Album.

Ice-T Melts Down Over Coco's Steamy Pics: "Don't Get It Twisted - I'm Not Happy"

December 8, 2012 5:50 PM

Rap veteran Ice-T has come forward to address steamy photos of his wife Coco Austin and another rap artist bubbled online leading to rumors of a split brewing.

Continue reading Ice-T Melts Down Over Coco's Steamy Pics: "Don't Get It Twisted - I'm Not Happy".

50 Cent Explains Why You'll Never See The "Get Rich Or Die Tryin'" Version Of Himself Again

December 8, 2012 12:20 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent recently discussed his views on how hip-hop has evolved over the past few years and explained why fans can stop holding out hope he will make a return to his early fame rapping days.

Continue reading 50 Cent Explains Why You'll Never See The "Get Rich Or Die Tryin'" Version Of Himself Again.

Following Death Threats, Rick Ross Kills Entire MMG Tour

December 8, 2012 11:40 AM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross has decided to pull out of the remainder of his slated December tour dates just days after reports of death threats forced him to ditch a few North Carolina shows.

Continue reading Following Death Threats, Rick Ross Kills Entire MMG Tour.

After Facing Jail Time, Bone Thugs Rapper Makes Big Promise

December 8, 2012 9:32 AM

Days after striking a plea deal to avoid time behind bars, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony rapper Krayzie Bone has vowed to change his ways and never get arrested on a driving under the influence charge ever again.

Continue reading After Facing Jail Time, Bone Thugs Rapper Makes Big Promise .

Katt Williams Tries To Evade Cops, Arrested At Gas Station

December 8, 2012 9:12 AM

Comedian Katt Williams is once again making bad press heading into the weekend by getting arrested on multiple criminal charges in California Friday (December 7) night.

Continue reading Katt Williams Tries To Evade Cops, Arrested At Gas Station.

Photo of the Day: Diddy, French Montana & Rick Ross Kick It Like Bosses

December 8, 2012 12:00 AM

Bad Boys: Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy, French Montana and Rick Ross all boss up.

Photo taken from French Montana's Twitter

Oh Mercy! @KimKardashian Loses @KanyeWest-Inspired Pet: "My Heart Is Completely Broken"

December 7, 2012 10:08 PM

Months after Kim Kardashian revealed having a new pet promptly named after boyfriend/rap star Kanye West, the reality television star has now announced its unexpected passing.

Continue reading Oh Mercy! @KimKardashian Loses @KanyeWest-Inspired Pet: "My Heart Is Completely Broken".

"First He Supported Drake, Then Headlined & Now He'll Support Rihanna"

December 7, 2012 7:30 PM

With New York rapper A$AP Rocky preparing for an upcoming tour alongside pop star Rihanna, SOHH reached out to legendary booking agent Peter Schwartz about the scheduled journey.

Continue reading "First He Supported Drake, Then Headlined & Now He'll Support Rihanna".

Coco Comes Clean On Cheating Allegations: "Woke Up To People In A Panic About Some Pics"

December 7, 2012 4:52 PM

Reality star Coco Austin has stepped up to clear the air on rumors and speculation about her marriage to rap veteran Ice-T after steamy photos of her with another hip-hop artist emerged.

Continue reading Coco Comes Clean On Cheating Allegations: "Woke Up To People In A Panic About Some Pics".

2 Chainz Cashes In On Golden Opportunity: "[This] Far Surpasses My Dreams"

December 7, 2012 4:20 PM

Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz has reacted to snagging an "Rap Album of the Year" Grammy Awards nomination this week and how the major accomplishment even surprised him.

Continue reading 2 Chainz Cashes In On Golden Opportunity: "[This] Far Surpasses My Dreams".

50 Cent Says He's Not Your Average Rapper: "These Are Things I'm Listening To"

December 7, 2012 3:45 PM

With his "My Life" anthem continuing to gain a global buzz, G-Unit's 50 Cent gave SOHH the inside scoop on how much emphasis he put into penning the new Street King Immortal single.

Continue reading 50 Cent Says He's Not Your Average Rapper: "These Are Things I'm Listening To".

Lil' Kim & Ex-Boyfriend Call It Quits: "Don't Be So Mad, You Fighting W/ Ya Self"

December 7, 2012 3:35 PM

Brooklyn rapper Lil' Kim is officially a single lady after announcing her break-up with boyfriend Mr. Papers this week on Twitter.

Continue reading Lil' Kim & Ex-Boyfriend Call It Quits: "Don't Be So Mad, You Fighting W/ Ya Self".

Gunplay Waves White Flag In 50 Cent Beef, Grammy Awards Winners, Young Money's Only "Busta"

December 7, 2012 3:15 PM

In this week's Pulse Report, we watch Gunplay finally give up on his beef with 50 Cent, take a stab at what rappers will win big at the Grammy Awards, applaud the one true "Busta" on Young Money and oh SOHH much more.

Continue reading Gunplay Waves White Flag In 50 Cent Beef, Grammy Awards Winners, Young Money's Only "Busta".

Snoop Dogg Fears For Katt Williams' Safety: "Sit Him Down & Get Him Some Help" [Video]

December 7, 2012 2:00 PM

West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg is not laughing at troubled comedian Katt Williams these days, publicly saying the Hollywood actor needs immediate help this week.

Continue reading Snoop Dogg Fears For Katt Williams' Safety: "Sit Him Down & Get Him Some Help" [Video].

Game Says Jay-Z Quietly Responds To His Disses: "I Know That He Listens & Respects Me" [Video]

December 7, 2012 12:05 PM

West Coast rapper Game recently discussed his past decision to go after rap mogul Jay-Z on his records and how he is certain Young Hov has taken subtly shots back at him.

Continue reading Game Says Jay-Z Quietly Responds To His Disses: "I Know That He Listens & Respects Me" [Video].

@50Cent & @Snooki Prep For Sweaty, Las Vegas Weekend Beatdowns

December 7, 2012 11:25 AM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent and reality television star Snooki Polizzi will both see their boxing promotions companies' clients go to work this weekend for a slated Las Vegas event.

Continue reading @50Cent & @Snooki Prep For Sweaty, Las Vegas Weekend Beatdowns.

Diddy Knocks Up Bad Girl, Lil Boosie Coming Home From Jail, Coco's Cheating On Ice-T W/ Another Rapper?

December 7, 2012 11:20 AM

Flipping Friday. It's flipping like pancakes heading into the weekend with buzz about Diddy knocking up one of his Bad Boy artists. Take that, take that? It might not be a baby on the way but it looks like Lil Boosie is getting delivered fresh out of jail. Didn't he have murder charges and get sentenced to eight years not too long ago? Some things just aren't believable, like the idea of Coco cheating on Ice-T. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.

Continue reading Diddy Knocks Up Bad Girl, Lil Boosie Coming Home From Jail, Coco's Cheating On Ice-T W/ Another Rapper?.

Lil Wayne's Manager Fires Shot At Grammy Awards Over Nicki Minaj Snub

December 7, 2012 10:08 AM

Young Money affiliate Cortez Bryant, most known for managing Lil Wayne, has shared his issues with the Grammy Awards panel this year after failing to add Nicki Minaj to the nominees list.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Manager Fires Shot At Grammy Awards Over Nicki Minaj Snub.

Notorious B.I.G.'s Autopsy Report Surfaces, Fatal Gunshot Wounds Revealed

December 7, 2012 9:43 AM

Nearly two decades after the Notorious B.I.G. lost his life to gun violence in Los Angeles, a new never-before-seen autopsy report has surfaced online with graphic details of his fatal injuries.

Continue reading Notorious B.I.G.'s Autopsy Report Surfaces, Fatal Gunshot Wounds Revealed.

Rick Ross Addresses Nixed North Carolina Shows After Death Threat Reports

December 7, 2012 9:26 AM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross has confirmed reports which claim his slated North Carolina shows heading into the weekend have been cancelled.

Continue reading Rick Ross Addresses Nixed North Carolina Shows After Death Threat Reports.

Reebok Workout Mid Peanut Butter Ice: "Premium Leather."

December 7, 2012 1:17 AM

Photo of the Day: Juelz Santana & Wiz Khalifa Keep Cameras Rolling

December 7, 2012 12:12 AM

It's Showwwwtime: Dipset's Juelz Santana links up with Wiz Khalifa in Miami.

Photo taken from Juelz Santana's Twitter

"I Say Waka Flocka Because He Is So Fine. That's Why"

December 7, 2012 12:05 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. After Somaya Reece poured out her favorites, Bay Area rapper V-Nasty fires off her top picks.]

Continue reading "I Say Waka Flocka Because He Is So Fine. That's Why".

T.I. Doesn't Want Trouble, Man: "That's What Killed The Scene In New York" [Video]

December 6, 2012 10:20 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. recently talked about the heated tensions in Atlanta and why he has more interest in uniting local rap stars instead of clashing with them.

Continue reading T.I. Doesn't Want Trouble, Man: "That's What Killed The Scene In New York" [Video].

Juelz Santana Says Def Jam Disapproved Chris Brown Collabo: "I'm Like, 'I Can't Do That'"

December 6, 2012 8:53 PM

Dipset's Juelz Santana recently discussed his relationship wtih R&B singer Chris Brown and how much Def Jam wanted him to ditch one of their collaborations in light of his domestic dispute with ex-girlfriend Rihanna.

Continue reading Juelz Santana Says Def Jam Disapproved Chris Brown Collabo: "I'm Like, 'I Can't Do That'".

@Wale Loses His Words: "Hol Up... Wtf!!!??? This Is Unreal"

December 6, 2012 5:46 PM

Maybach Music Group rapper Wale may need to start preparing an acceptance speech after losing his words following last night's news of his Grammy Awards nomination.

Continue reading @Wale Loses His Words: "Hol Up... Wtf!!!??? This Is Unreal".

@RickyRozay Receives Death Threats? Cancels MMG Concert Stop

December 6, 2012 5:21 PM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross has reportedly decided to nix an upcoming North Carolina concert stop after receiving death threats.

Continue reading @RickyRozay Receives Death Threats? Cancels MMG Concert Stop.

Katt Williams Pulls A Jay-Z Move On Everybody, Won't Fade To Black

December 6, 2012 5:05 PM

Days after troubled comedian Katt Williams announced his retirement from stand-up comedy, new reports claim he has no plans of hanging up the microphone just yet.

Continue reading Katt Williams Pulls A Jay-Z Move On Everybody, Won't Fade To Black.

@JoeBudden Unzips Stolen X-Rated Photo Scandal: "I'm Getting Famous Again"

December 6, 2012 4:13 PM

Slaughterhouse's Joe Budden has come clean on making headlines Thursday (December 6) morning over an explicit photo leaking across the Internet.

Continue reading @JoeBudden Unzips Stolen X-Rated Photo Scandal: "I'm Getting Famous Again".

Gunplay Gets Good News In Felony Crime Case [Video]

December 6, 2012 2:00 PM

Maybach Music Group rapper Gunplay can enjoy the comfort of his home a bit longer as he has announced his current court case got pushed back to 2013.

Continue reading Gunplay Gets Good News In Felony Crime Case [Video].

Ludacris Disturbs Texas Couple For Stealing His Peace

December 6, 2012 1:15 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris is hoping the eye of the law will have his back by filing charges against a Texas couple who are reportedly using his Disturbin' Tha Peace trademark for their own profits.

Continue reading Ludacris Disturbs Texas Couple For Stealing His Peace.

Krayzie Bone Makes Krayzie Deal To Stay Outta Jail

December 6, 2012 12:05 PM

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony's Krayzie Bone has made sure he will not spend a single night behind bars over a driving under the influence charge last summer by agreeing to alcohol education class.

Continue reading Krayzie Bone Makes Krayzie Deal To Stay Outta Jail.

Hackers Expose Joe Budden's Manhood, Ochocinco Reveals Truth Behind Lozada Fight, Snoop Dogg's 81 Daily Blunts?

December 6, 2012 11:45 AM

Thunderous Thursday. It's nothing but loud noises to kick the day off and it starts with hackers allegedly getting their hands on a not-so-pretty photo of Joe Budden. Jump-off? Speaking of not-to-pretty things, turns out Chad Ochocinco is ready to come clean on what led to his fight with Evelyn Lozada. Sometimes people should just calm down like Snoop Dogg, but 81 blunts a day, Dizzle? All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.

Continue reading Hackers Expose Joe Budden's Manhood, Ochocinco Reveals Truth Behind Lozada Fight, Snoop Dogg's 81 Daily Blunts?.

Jay-Z, Kanye West & Frank Ocean Square Off W/ Leading Grammy Nods

December 6, 2012 11:10 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z, Kanye West and Frank Ocean lead the upcoming 55th annual Grammy Awards ceremony with a total of six nominations each.

Continue reading Jay-Z, Kanye West & Frank Ocean Square Off W/ Leading Grammy Nods.

"They're Giving Away A Free Flatscreen TV, Food, Entertainment -- What More Do You Want?"

December 6, 2012 9:49 AM

Popular shoe company Lugz is hooking up some lucky fans by launching an Ultimate Fight Party contest in light of an upcoming UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) heavyweight title match.

Continue reading "They're Giving Away A Free Flatscreen TV, Food, Entertainment -- What More Do You Want?".

Eminem's Daughter Involved In Taylor Swift Beef? Slim Shady Rep Speaks Out

December 6, 2012 9:21 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem's teenage daughter Hailie Scott Mathers is catching some heat this week after reportedly taking a few swipes at country star Taylor Swift on Twitter.

Continue reading Eminem's Daughter Involved In Taylor Swift Beef? Slim Shady Rep Speaks Out .

Lil Wayne's Built To Win, Comes Through On Juelz Santana Favor

December 6, 2012 9:11 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne will test out his executive producing skills in the near future by officially hooking up with Dipset's Juelz Santana for his upcoming Born to Lose, Built to Win solo album.

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Built To Win, Comes Through On Juelz Santana Favor.

"What We Used To Call The Streets, That's The Internet Now"

December 6, 2012 12:05 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Troy NoKA gave Lil' Flip the title earlier this week, Maybach Music Group's Teedra Moses crowns Big K.R.I.T. SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "What We Used To Call The Streets, That's The Internet Now".

Reebok Ex-o-fit Plus Hi D-Ring: "Bringing Back A Classic."

December 6, 2012 12:00 AM

Photo of the Day: Wiz Khalifa Takes A Moment To Let It Go

December 6, 2012 12:00 AM

Let It Go: Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa lets his hair down with O.N.I.F.C. finally in stores.

Photo taken from Wiz Khalifa's Twitter

Gunplay Fires Off On 50 Cent/French Montana Beef [Video]

December 5, 2012 11:05 PM

Maybach Music Group rapper Gunplay has offered his input on the current war of words going on between rap nemesis 50 Cent and affiliate French Montana saying he has no interest in their quarrel.

Continue reading Gunplay Fires Off On 50 Cent/French Montana Beef [Video].

With Love In The Air, Trina Dishes On French Montana Hook-Up [Video]

December 5, 2012 10:00 PM

Miami rapper Trina is getting attached to French Montana dating rumors lately and recently teased fans by confirming they have had some one-on-one time together.

Continue reading With Love In The Air, Trina Dishes On French Montana Hook-Up [Video].

"If Only Damon Dash Would Have Accepted eOne's Suggestion To Run Death Row, None Of This Would Be Happening"

December 5, 2012 8:40 PM

[With today's unexpected news of WIDEawake/Death Row Records getting sold to another company due to bankruptcy woes, former business partner and Hoopla Worldwide co-founder Sabrina Hale gives SOHH readers her immediate reaction.]

Continue reading "If Only Damon Dash Would Have Accepted eOne's Suggestion To Run Death Row, None Of This Would Be Happening".

Wiz Khalifa's "O.N.I.F.C." First-Week Sales Projections Revealed

December 5, 2012 6:35 PM

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa's new O.N.I.F.C. (Only N*gga In First Class) is en route to push out impressive opening week numbers with estimates up to 145,000 sold copies.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa's "O.N.I.F.C." First-Week Sales Projections Revealed.

Judge Demands Gun-Totting Chief Keef Video Footage

December 5, 2012 4:14 PM

Today, a Chicago judge reportedly ordered music publication Pitchfork Media to turn over controversial footage of hometown rapper Chief Keef at a gun range.

Continue reading Judge Demands Gun-Totting Chief Keef Video Footage.

Masta Killa On Delayed Wu-Tang Reunion: "I'm Looking Forward To Holding Up That 'W' Again"

December 5, 2012 4:00 PM

With anticipation continuing to grow for a full-fledged Wu-Tang Clan reunion to take place, SOHH recently chopped it up with group swordsman Masta Killa to get an update on where things stand.

Continue reading Masta Killa On Delayed Wu-Tang Reunion: "I'm Looking Forward To Holding Up That 'W' Again".

Rob Kardashian Comes Clean On Rita Ora Controversy: "I'm A Very Real Dude"

December 5, 2012 2:45 PM

Reality star Rob Kardashian has cleared the air on allegedly making accusations about rumored ex-girlfriend/singer Rita Ora cheating on him and causing a Twitter uproar.

Continue reading Rob Kardashian Comes Clean On Rita Ora Controversy: "I'm A Very Real Dude".

Watch Out Nicki Minaj, 50 Cent's Open To Joining Reality TV Judging Panel

December 5, 2012 2:35 PM

With the trend of rap stars like Nicki Minaj and Cee-Lo Green joining high-profile reality television music competition shows, SOHH reached out to G-Unit's 50 Cent to see if he would consider following suit.

Continue reading Watch Out Nicki Minaj, 50 Cent's Open To Joining Reality TV Judging Panel.

Alicia Keys Lights A Fire At No. 1, Kendrick Lamar Returns To Top 20, Sheek Louch & Ghostface Killah Tear Down The Block

December 5, 2012 2:25 PM

In this week's Sales Wrap, Alicia Keys lights a fire atop her competition, Kendrick Lamar makes his way back into Top 20 plus Sheek Louch and Ghostface Killah invade the chart.

Continue reading Alicia Keys Lights A Fire At No. 1, Kendrick Lamar Returns To Top 20, Sheek Louch & Ghostface Killah Tear Down The Block.

Rolling Stone Names The Greatest Hip-Hop Song Ever

December 5, 2012 2:00 PM

Renowned music publication Rolling Stone has named Grandmaster Flash's iconic "The Message" anthem as hip-hop's greatest song ever followed by a slew of notable classics.

Continue reading Rolling Stone Names The Greatest Hip-Hop Song Ever.

50 Cent Rallies Behind Slain Teen: "First Trayvon Martin Now Jordan Davis Killed For Playing Music Too Loud"

December 5, 2012 12:05 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent is speaking out to help rally support for slain Florida teenager Jordan Davis after finding out he lost his life over having music playing in public.

Continue reading 50 Cent Rallies Behind Slain Teen: "First Trayvon Martin Now Jordan Davis Killed For Playing Music Too Loud".

Beyoncé's $5 Mil Jay-Z B-Day Present Unwrapped, Chris Brown Hollers At Ex-Wifey, Game Beat Up Kevin Hart?

December 5, 2012 11:55 AM

Whoooa Wednesday. It's an eye-opening day and we start things off with finding out exactly what Beyoncé got her hubby Jay-Z for his 43rd birthday. Speaking of relationships, is Chris Brown trying to get back with one of his ex girls? There's about 10 reasons why he shouldn't though. With the number 10 on your mind, Game gives you 10 things you didn't know about him. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.

Continue reading Beyoncé's $5 Mil Jay-Z B-Day Present Unwrapped, Chris Brown Hollers At Ex-Wifey, Game Beat Up Kevin Hart?.

Drake Keeps Lil Wayne Hanging, Inks Major Record Deal

December 5, 2012 11:35 AM

Young Money rapper Drake is putting on for his city and even more so for himself with reports claiming he inked a major record deal for his October's Very Own company.

Continue reading Drake Keeps Lil Wayne Hanging, Inks Major Record Deal.

Game On Shyne's Transformation: "Dropping Soap Everyday - It Can Change Your Life" [Video]

December 5, 2012 10:05 AM

West Coast rapper Game is letting Shyne know he's ready for war, continuing to dismantle his former comrade's image and make accusations about his time behind bars.

Continue reading Game On Shyne's Transformation: "Dropping Soap Everyday - It Can Change Your Life" [Video].

Chris Brown Apologizes For Controversial Instagram Photos

December 5, 2012 9:50 AM

R&B singer Chris Brown is letting his fans know he meant no harm earlier this week after posting up a few photos gracefully smoking marijuana in Amsterdam.

Continue reading Chris Brown Apologizes For Controversial Instagram Photos.

Wiz Khalifa Says Don't Blow Smoke: "People Automatically Say It's A Stoner Album"

December 5, 2012 9:33 AM

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa recently spoke on his upcoming O.N.I.F.C. (Only N*gga In First Class) solo album and why fans should not immediately classify the new effort as a stoners-only release.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Says Don't Blow Smoke: "People Automatically Say It's A Stoner Album".

"He's Always Going To Be One Of The Best"

December 5, 2012 12:05 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. After Young Money's Gudda Gudda dished out his top picks, West Coast rapper/actress Somaya Reece unloads her fave five.]

Continue reading "He's Always Going To Be One Of The Best".

Photo of the Day: Young Money's Tyga Enjoys Some Breezy Weather

December 5, 2012 12:00 AM

From Nothin' to Somethin': Young Money's Tyga enjoys his December days under the sun.

Photo taken from Tyga's Twitter

UPDATE: Target Employee Receives Pink Slip, Terminated After Katt Williams Slap

December 4, 2012 11:44 PM

Days after troubled comedian Katt Williams assaulted a Target store employee in California, reports now claim the victim got terminated shortly thereafter.

Continue reading UPDATE: Target Employee Receives Pink Slip, Terminated After Katt Williams Slap.

Duoro II: "[Not] Just A Boring Shirt."

December 4, 2012 11:42 PM

Ryan Leslie Cashes In $1 Mil Laptop Loss At The Studio

December 4, 2012 11:24 PM

R&B singer Ryan Leslie is not letting last week's publicized $1 million verdict in a laptop case bring him down by announcing a new music project inspired by his legal crunch.

Continue reading Ryan Leslie Cashes In $1 Mil Laptop Loss At The Studio.

"Everybody Is Switching To The Clippers Now Because They're Popping In L.A."

December 4, 2012 7:30 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each Tuesday and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After S1 gave the inside behind 50 Cent's "My Life" single, West Coast rapper YG breaks down his new "Like This" track.]

Continue reading "Everybody Is Switching To The Clippers Now Because They're Popping In L.A.".

T.I. Says Watch The Throne: "Before Me The Term 'King Of The South' Didn't Even Exist" [Video]

December 4, 2012 5:46 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. recently reaffirmed his position as the "King of the South" and let fans know when they can expect a new, worthy artist to wear his crown.

Continue reading T.I. Says Watch The Throne: "Before Me The Term 'King Of The South' Didn't Even Exist" [Video].

Jay-Z Shows Off "Where I'm From" On 43rd B-Day [Video]

December 4, 2012 4:41 PM

Brooklyn Nets minority owner Jay-Z has pushed the attention from his 43rd birthday today (December 4) to celebrate the creation of his team's Barclays Center in a new documentary.

Continue reading Jay-Z Shows Off "Where I'm From" On 43rd B-Day [Video].

George Zimmerman's Blood-Dripping, Swollen Face Pic Emerges

December 4, 2012 4:24 PM

Florida resident George Zimmerman's defense team hopes a new photo of their client's face moments after his fatal altercation with slain teenager Travyon Martin last winter can kill a murder charge.

Continue reading George Zimmerman's Blood-Dripping, Swollen Face Pic Emerges.

"I Made The Record Back In 2009, 50 Cent Got It In 2010"

December 4, 2012 2:20 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each Tuesday and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Uncle Murda decoded his "B.I.G. Vs Jay" anthem, producer S1 gives the inside behind 50 Cent's "My Life" single.]

Continue reading "I Made The Record Back In 2009, 50 Cent Got It In 2010".

Meek Mill Takes Jab At Rita Ora Over Rob Kardashian Dispute?

December 4, 2012 2:09 PM

Maybach Music Group rapper Meek Mill has reportedly offered his two cents after reality television personality Rob Kardashian allegedly called out Rita Ora on Twitter this week.

Continue reading Meek Mill Takes Jab At Rita Ora Over Rob Kardashian Dispute?.

Katt Williams Hangs Up The Towel: "I'm Just Gonna Go Ahead & Announce My Retirement" [Video]

December 4, 2012 2:00 PM

Troubled comedian Katt Williams is hanging up the microphone for good after a slew of criminal charges and public disputes have reportedly pushed him to the edge.

Continue reading Katt Williams Hangs Up The Towel: "I'm Just Gonna Go Ahead & Announce My Retirement" [Video].

Jay-Z Names The 5 Coolest Things About His Brooklyn Nets

December 4, 2012 12:05 PM

Brooklyn Nets minority owner Jay-Z recently took a minute away from watching his team rack up wins on the court and revealed the top five coolest things about the New York squad.

Continue reading Jay-Z Names The 5 Coolest Things About His Brooklyn Nets.

A$AP Rocky Can't Keep His Eyes Off Rihanna: "She's Really Big"

December 4, 2012 11:25 AM

New York rapper A$AP Rocky has flooded R&B singer Rihanna with a flurry of accolades and said he hopes to follow in her footsteps as an influential musician.

Continue reading A$AP Rocky Can't Keep His Eyes Off Rihanna: "She's Really Big".

Ma$e Signs W/ 50 Cent's Enemy, Superhead Ditches Lil Wayne For Another Cash Money Rapper, Toni Braxton's Sister Homemade Tape Getting Shopped?

December 4, 2012 11:02 AM

Trespasisng Tuesday. We're jumping over the fences today and not looking back, starting with Ma$e finally kicking his feet up but with an enemy of 50 Cent's? GGG-GGG'luck? Speaking of switching sides, did Superhead leave Lil Wayne hanging to go hook up with another Cash Money rapper? Since we're on the topic of loving, is one of Toni Braxton's sisters in danger of having her bedrooms affairs become public? All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.

Continue reading Ma$e Signs W/ 50 Cent's Enemy, Superhead Ditches Lil Wayne For Another Cash Money Rapper, Toni Braxton's Sister Homemade Tape Getting Shopped?.

Jay-Z's Roc Nation Princess Gets Slammed Over Cheating Accusations

December 4, 2012 10:08 AM

Roc Nation princess Rita Ora is catching some bad press this week after her reported split from television reality star Rob Kardashian has led to a negative Twitter trending topic involving her name.

Continue reading Jay-Z's Roc Nation Princess Gets Slammed Over Cheating Accusations.

50 Cent Admits His Flaws: "I've Mistakened Them For Friends In The Past But [They're] Just Enemies"

December 4, 2012 9:56 AM

G-Unit head 50 Cent rarely admits his weaknesses but the platinum-selling rap star has now pointed out past attempts to view people as friends rather than enemies.

Continue reading 50 Cent Admits His Flaws: "I've Mistakened Them For Friends In The Past But [They're] Just Enemies".

Chris Brown Speaks Foreign Language W/ First Twitter Post

December 4, 2012 9:28 AM

R&B superstar Chris Brown's return to Twitter is official, however, he left some fans scratching their heads with his one and only tweet coming out as a Latin expression.

Continue reading Chris Brown Speaks Foreign Language W/ First Twitter Post.

Custom CURLS Cocktail Kit: "Seal In The Moisture."

December 4, 2012 12:24 AM

"Let Me Talk About The Biggie & Jay-Z Sh*t From How I Saw It"

December 4, 2012 12:15 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each Tuesday and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Luney Tunez broke down Rihanna's "Loveee Song" hit, New York rapper Uncle Murda unravels his "Big Vs Jay" anthem.]

Continue reading "Let Me Talk About The Biggie & Jay-Z Sh*t From How I Saw It".

Chris Brown Wants Mo' Of Rihanna's Cake, Cake, Cake?

December 4, 2012 12:05 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 Chris Brown Wants Mo' Of Rihanna's Cake, Cake, Cake?.

"They Still Don't Get That Type Of Credit Now, The Youth'll Probably Credit It To Drake"

December 4, 2012 12:05 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Richie Branson gave Dom Kennedy the title last week, West Coast rapper/singer Troy NoKA crowns Lil' Flip SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "They Still Don't Get That Type Of Credit Now, The Youth'll Probably Credit It To Drake".

Photo of the Day: Chris Brown Gets Bear Hug From Rihanna

December 4, 2012 12:00 AM

Want That Ol' Thing Back: Former R&B couple Chris Brown and Rihanna rekindle the flame.

Got jokes? Tell us what's going down right here in today's SOHH Cap Diss!

Tyga Addresses Leaked 'Bustas' Footage

December 3, 2012 10:25 PM

Young Money's Tyga has stepped up to address previously unreleased footage spreading online today (December 3) of him taking part in a reality television game show called "Bustas."

Continue reading Tyga Addresses Leaked 'Bustas' Footage.

V-Nasty Turns Her Back On Kreayshawn: "Stop Lyin To The Magazines"

December 3, 2012 9:52 PM

West Coast rapper V-Nasty has had a change of heart and put her close-knit bond with Kreayshawn on the line by throwing a flurry of public disses at her.

Continue reading V-Nasty Turns Her Back On Kreayshawn: "Stop Lyin To The Magazines".

Nicki Minaj's Taking Steven Tyler Jabs Too Seriously, Says "American Idol" Host

December 3, 2012 6:06 PM

"American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest has come to the defense of former celebrity judge Steven Tyler a week after he made dicey remarks toward the new season's panel and, specifically, Nicki Minaj.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj's Taking Steven Tyler Jabs Too Seriously, Says "American Idol" Host.

Katt Williams Won't Have To Share A Jail Bed Tonight

December 3, 2012 5:27 PM

Comedian Katt Williams reportedly avoided a long stay in police custody early Monday (December 3) after getting arrested on a handful of criminal charges following a weekend bar dispute in Seattle.

Continue reading Katt Williams Won't Have To Share A Jail Bed Tonight.

Lil JoJo's Mom Attacks Chief Keef: "He Paid Somebody To [Kill Him]" [Video]

December 3, 2012 4:33 PM

Months after the tragic slaying of teen Chicago rapper Lil JoJo, his mother has stepped forward to provide an update and blame Chief Keef for taking her son's life.

Continue reading Lil JoJo's Mom Attacks Chief Keef: "He Paid Somebody To [Kill Him]" [Video].

50 Cent Explains Why "This May Be One Of The Biggest Records I've Recorded"

December 3, 2012 3:40 PM

With his new "My Life" single killing the iTunes chart and building a nationwide buzz, G-Unit head 50 Cent hit up SOHH to explain why he believes the Street King Immortal record could be one of his biggest to date.

Continue reading 50 Cent Explains Why "This May Be One Of The Biggest Records I've Recorded".

Jay-Z & Beyoncé Leave Blue Ivy Home, Hook-Up In The Studio

December 3, 2012 2:55 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z and his wife Beyoncé Knowles-Carter appear ready to churn out some new tunes after recently getting spotted together in a recording studio.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Beyoncé Leave Blue Ivy Home, Hook-Up In The Studio.

"We're Just Getting The Politics Straight - I've Got To Kill The Competition"

December 3, 2012 2:10 PM

[With his The First 48 mixtape release date pushed back to early December, Brooklyn's Uncle Murda gives SOHH readers the inside on its minor delay and how he got comedian Mike Epps to host the project.]

Continue reading "We're Just Getting The Politics Straight - I've Got To Kill The Competition".

T.I. Promises To Bring More "Trouble" To The Rap Game [Video]

December 3, 2012 12:00 PM

Grammy-winning rapper T.I. has announced plans to drop a follow-up to his new Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head solo album after it hits store shelves later this month.

Continue reading T.I. Promises To Bring More "Trouble" To The Rap Game [Video].

Drake Gets His Hands Messy, Amber Rose's Gigantic Belly Grows, DMX Barks At Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer

December 3, 2012 11:51 AM

Messy Monday. We have our hands in everyone's cookies jars to start Monday off, beginning first with Drake who shows why he might actually have a career outside of the entertainment world when it's all said and done. Speaking of career and title changes, former video vixen Amber Rose is getting closer and closer to becoming a first-time mommy. Don't believe it? Check out her latest pregnant belly shot. Hopefully the baby boy will be born before Christmas, because DMX is dying to let the world hear his holiday jingles. All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.

Continue reading Drake Gets His Hands Messy, Amber Rose's Gigantic Belly Grows, DMX Barks At Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer.

Stat Quo Confirms Joint Label W/ Game, Sends Out Rolex Records Invites

December 3, 2012 11:50 AM

Atlanta rapper Stat Quo has confirmed recent rumblings from West Coast hip-hop artist Game about a joint Rolex Records label launch and openly requested all submissions to interested musicians.

Continue reading Stat Quo Confirms Joint Label W/ Game, Sends Out Rolex Records Invites.

Tyga's Street Cred Gets Called Into Question, Rapper Booed Off Stage [Video]

December 3, 2012 10:13 AM

Young Money rapper Tyga got to flaunt himself in a show called "Bustas" four years ago, however, the recorded footage never came out until now.

Continue reading Tyga's Street Cred Gets Called Into Question, Rapper Booed Off Stage [Video].

Katt Williams Uses Pool Cue As Weapon, Arrested After Bar Explosion

December 3, 2012 10:05 AM

Less than 24 hours after footage of comedian Katt Williams attacking a Target employee surfaced, the troubled actor has been arrested on assault and harassment charges in Seattle.

Continue reading Katt Williams Uses Pool Cue As Weapon, Arrested After Bar Explosion.

Chris Brown Wraps Rihanna Up In Steamy New Pic

December 3, 2012 9:38 AM

R&B singer Chris Brown has officially made his way back onto Twitter after deleting his page last week and briefly posted a steamy image of ex-girlfriend Rihanna.

Continue reading Chris Brown Wraps Rihanna Up In Steamy New Pic.

Project Canvas: "One Of A Kind."

December 3, 2012 12:00 AM

Photo of the Day: Busta Rhymes Gives His Chain A Chin Check

December 3, 2012 12:00 AM

King Tut: Cash Money's Busta Rhymes makes sure his jewels stay shining.

Photo taken from Busta Rhymes' Twitter

Jay-Z Gets Edge On His Brooklyn Team, Owner W/ Nets Website

December 2, 2012 10:15 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z may not control as much of the Brooklyn Nets as owner Mikhail Prokhorov but the minority owner appears in full throttle on "Nets.com."

Continue reading Jay-Z Gets Edge On His Brooklyn Team, Owner W/ Nets Website.

Kreayshawn Dodges Death: "We Alive But How Is Our Bus On Fire???!!!"

December 2, 2012 9:15 PM

West Coast rapper Kreayshawn endured an explosive weekend after letting fans know her tour bus went up into flames from a generator.

Continue reading Kreayshawn Dodges Death: "We Alive But How Is Our Bus On Fire???!!!".

Game Catches Huge Break, Avoids Messy B-Day Disaster

December 2, 2012 8:48 PM

West Coast rapper Game can thank police for getting off with just a fine on his birthday earlier this week as new reports claim he committed a major no-no involving his Bentley.

Continue reading Game Catches Huge Break, Avoids Messy B-Day Disaster.

50 Cent Hooks Up W/ Jay-Z's Hollywood Foe: "It's Going Down"

December 2, 2012 8:20 PM

Weeks after Jay-Z reportedly got scolded by Hollywood icon Robert De Niro, G-Unit head 50 Cent said the polished actor has reached out to him.

Continue reading 50 Cent Hooks Up W/ Jay-Z's Hollywood Foe: "It's Going Down".

Karrine Steffans Says Lil Wayne Contacted Her After Seizure Reports: "I Just Started Crying"

December 2, 2012 3:15 PM

Former video vixen Karrine "Superhead" Steffans recently updated fans on her relationship with Lil Wayne and said her one-time romantic interest reached out to her following his publicized hospitalizations.

Continue reading Karrine Steffans Says Lil Wayne Contacted Her After Seizure Reports: "I Just Started Crying".

Soulja Boy Responds To V-Nasty's "Fake" Disses [Video]

December 2, 2012 1:50 PM

Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em is letting the world know he caught wind of West Coast hip-hop artist V-Nasty's recent disses toward him but is promising to fall back from entertaining the dispute.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Responds To V-Nasty's "Fake" Disses [Video].

Katt Williams Roughs Up Target Employee, Makes Electric Cart Getaway [Video]

December 2, 2012 10:34 AM

Troubled comedian Katt Williams cannot keep himself out of the press as of late, now reportedly catching heat for recently slapping a Target store employee.

Continue reading Katt Williams Roughs Up Target Employee, Makes Electric Cart Getaway [Video].

Chris Brown Can't Run From The Tweets, Returns To Twitter

December 2, 2012 10:17 AM

R&B star Chris Brown appears to have returned to popular social networking site Twitter nearly a week after pulling the plug on his page following a publicized dispute.

Continue reading Chris Brown Can't Run From The Tweets, Returns To Twitter.

Fugees' Pras Says Ready Or Not, Drops $70K Bomb

December 2, 2012 9:55 AM

Fugees' rapper Pras Michel is reportedly aiming to get back at least $70,000 or unreleased documentary footage from a director he worked with back in 2009.

Continue reading Fugees' Pras Says Ready Or Not, Drops $70K Bomb.

Photo of the Day: Waka Flocka Flame Squirts & Flirts

December 2, 2012 12:00 AM

Stick 'Em Up: Atlanta's Waka Flocka Flame unloads on his enemies.

Photo taken from Waka Flocka Flame's Twitter

Keyshia Cole Look-A-Like Takes Blame For Explicit Photo: "I Would Never Try & Frame Her"

December 1, 2012 8:46 PM

Days after Keyshia Cole stepped forward to deny any connection to an explicit leaked photo, the R&B singer's look-a-like has now revealed herself.

Continue reading Keyshia Cole Look-A-Like Takes Blame For Explicit Photo: "I Would Never Try & Frame Her".

NY Post Reacts To Ryan Leslie's Burning Remarks: "We're New York's Hottest Paper!"

December 1, 2012 8:20 PM

The New York Post has caught wind of R&B singer Ryan Leslie's emotional comments over getting plastered on its daily newspaper a few days ago over a pricey court ruling and welcomed the free publicity.

Continue reading NY Post Reacts To Ryan Leslie's Burning Remarks: "We're New York's Hottest Paper!".

Game Thinks Bigger Than Black Wall Street: "I Just Started A New Record Label"

December 1, 2012 7:54 PM

West Coast rapper Game appears to be a busy man these days, announcing the launch of his new record label, Rolex Records, with a fellow Dr. Dre protégé this week.

Continue reading Game Thinks Bigger Than Black Wall Street: "I Just Started A New Record Label".

Ryan Leslie Chokes Up, Publicly Addresses $1 Million Laptop Reward [Video]

December 1, 2012 3:35 PM

R&B singer Ryan Leslie has stepped up to address getting forced to pay a man $1 million for finding his stolen laptop a couple years ago and explained his issues with the ruling.

Continue reading Ryan Leslie Chokes Up, Publicly Addresses $1 Million Laptop Reward [Video].

J. Cole Ready To Battle Sophomore Jinx: "I Don't Think It's Gonna Be Hard To Top My First Album"

December 1, 2012 2:25 PM

Roc Nation rapper J. Cole is showing no signs of fear as fans await his upcoming Born Sinner solo album and said he is not worried about any type of sophomore jinx myths.

Continue reading J. Cole Ready To Battle Sophomore Jinx: "I Don't Think It's Gonna Be Hard To Top My First Album".

Chris Brown Survives A Close Call, Catches Break In Theft Case

December 1, 2012 10:12 AM

Grammy-nominated singer Chris Brown can breathe a bit easier these days as reports claim he no longer has to worry about a cell phone theft case dating back to last winter.

Continue reading Chris Brown Survives A Close Call, Catches Break In Theft Case.

50 Cent Says Chief Keef Still Hasn't Addressed No-Show [Video]

December 1, 2012 9:55 AM

G-Unit head 50 Cent recently discussed Chicago rapper Chief Keef's publicized no-show last month for their "Hate Bein' Sober" music video and said the teen has yet to address what went down.

Continue reading 50 Cent Says Chief Keef Still Hasn't Addressed No-Show [Video].

Chris Brown's Twitter Foe Defends Disses: "This Is Not An Apology"

December 1, 2012 9:25 AM

Female comedian Jenny Johnson has stepped forward to speak on the aftermath of her short-lived Twitter feud with R&B star Chris Brown which reportedly led to him deleting his page.

Continue reading Chris Brown's Twitter Foe Defends Disses: "This Is Not An Apology".

Photo of the Day: Pusha T Rubs Elbows W/ Lamar Odom

December 1, 2012 12:00 AM

One Tall Order: G.O.O.D. Music's Pusha T catches up with NBA star Lamar Odom.

Photo taken from Pusha T's Twitter

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