June 2013 Archives

With Drake Nowhere In Sight, Kendrick Lamar Dominates 2013 BET Awards

June 30, 2013 11:50 PM

West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar only added to his growing career Sunday (June 30) by highlighting the 2013 BET Awards ceremony in Los Angeles with memorable performances and notable wins.

Continue reading With Drake Nowhere In Sight, Kendrick Lamar Dominates 2013 BET Awards.

50 Cent Warns Kanye West Of 'Yeezus' Dangers: "There's A Point Where Creative Is Well Past Your Mark" [Audio]

June 30, 2013 9:46 PM

G-Unit's 50 Cent is the latest hip-hop artist to weigh-in on Kanye West's new Yeezus album and why some artists should be careful with how far they're willing to experiment.

Continue reading 50 Cent Warns Kanye West Of 'Yeezus' Dangers: "There's A Point Where Creative Is Well Past Your Mark" [Audio].

Wiz Khalifa & Amber Rose Baby-Proof Their Crib

June 30, 2013 9:21 PM

While Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose slowly return to their normal daily routines after welcoming in a baby boy earlier this year, the couple revealed how secure they keep their home with four-month-old baby Sabastian crawling around these days.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa & Amber Rose Baby-Proof Their Crib.

Kanye West & Kim K's North West Rumors Go South

June 30, 2013 8:29 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are going to keep their baby under wraps a bit longer in light of recent reports claiming television was in the newborn's immediate future.

Continue reading Kanye West & Kim K's North West Rumors Go South.

Jay-Z Finally Gets His Payback On Lil Wayne, Answers Weezy's "Kidnap" Threat

June 30, 2013 8:03 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z is reminding hip-hop fans he rarely forgets and reportedly takes aim at Young Money's Lil Wayne on a new Magna Carta Holy Grail track.

Continue reading Jay-Z Finally Gets His Payback On Lil Wayne, Answers Weezy's "Kidnap" Threat.

Photo of the Day: Slim Thug Shows Off His Summer Swag

June 30, 2013 12:00 AM

Boss Up: Houston rapper Slim Thug cools off in some summer gear.

Photo taken from Slim Thug's Instagram

Nas Puts On For His City, Grabs One Mic For Queens

June 29, 2013 11:55 PM

Rap veteran Nas is going to put New York City on his back next month as reports claim he is slated to perform at the 2013 Major League Baseball All-Star Weekend at Citi Field.

Continue reading Nas Puts On For His City, Grabs One Mic For Queens.

Kanye West Protégé Packs His Bags: "I'm No Longer A Part Of G.O.O.D Music" [Video]

June 29, 2013 11:30 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West's G.O.O.D Music crew is one member short these days as producer/rapper Hit-Boy has announced his departure from the star-studded roster.

Continue reading Kanye West Protégé Packs His Bags: "I'm No Longer A Part Of G.O.O.D Music" [Video].

Big Sean Shuts Up KimYe's North West Haters: 'People Trying To Talk S**t About That Name'

June 29, 2013 10:45 PM

G.O.O.D Music's Big Sean recently talked about Kanye West and girlfriend Kim Kardashian becoming parents and the backlash they have received over naming their newborn daughter North West.

Continue reading Big Sean Shuts Up KimYe's North West Haters: 'People Trying To Talk S**t About That Name'.

Foxy Brown Suffers Nasty Fall During NY Concert [Video]

June 29, 2013 8:09 PM

Brooklyn rapper Foxy Brown is experiencing a bumpy return back to the hip-hop spotlight, literally, after tumbling on-stage during a New York City concert last night (June 28).

Continue reading Foxy Brown Suffers Nasty Fall During NY Concert [Video].

Lil Scrappy Kicks Drugs & Alcohol For Good, Freed From Rehab Stint

June 29, 2013 7:41 PM

Atlanta rapper Lil Scrappy is reportedly drug and alcohol-free these days after spending nearly a month in rehab and was released Saturday (June 29).

Continue reading Lil Scrappy Kicks Drugs & Alcohol For Good, Freed From Rehab Stint.

Jermaine Dupri's Tax Problems Intensify, Money "Is" A Thang

June 29, 2013 2:05 PM

Weeks after reports scattered the Internet about rap executive Jermaine "JD" Dupri possibly losing his So So Def record company, new reports claim he owes nearly $800,00 to the government.

Continue reading Jermaine Dupri's Tax Problems Intensify, Money "Is" A Thang.

Diddy Says Kendrick Lamar 'F*cked Our Heads Up', Bigs Up Kanye West's "Yeezus"

June 29, 2013 11:15 AM

Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy recently gave his take on the state of hip-hop and, specifically, what contributions from West Coast music phenom Kendrick Lamar and Kanye West have done for the rap game.

Continue reading Diddy Says Kendrick Lamar 'F*cked Our Heads Up', Bigs Up Kanye West's "Yeezus".

Rihanna Puts The Heat On Rooftop Creeper, Gets Criminal Thrown Behind Bars

June 29, 2013 10:05 AM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna should be able to sleep a bit easier these days as a recent trespasser is now behind bars and will have to undergo mental health treatment.

Continue reading Rihanna Puts The Heat On Rooftop Creeper, Gets Criminal Thrown Behind Bars.

Tony Yayo Returns Locked & Loaded: "Y'All Took G-Unit Out The Hood"

June 29, 2013 8:48 AM

G-Unit's Tony Yayo is getting an early start on the July 4th celebrations by bringing hits and firepower to his new Godfather of the Ghetto mixtape.

Continue reading Tony Yayo Returns Locked & Loaded: "Y'All Took G-Unit Out The Hood".

Talib Kweli Analyzes Rick Ross Double-Sided Image: "People Get It Twisted Sometimes"

June 29, 2013 1:45 AM

New York rapper Talib Kweli recently spoke on the evolving music industry and why he can respect fellow hip-hop stars like Nas, Jay-Z and Rick Ross despite rhymes he does not always agree with.

Continue reading Talib Kweli Analyzes Rick Ross Double-Sided Image: "People Get It Twisted Sometimes".

Photo of the Day: Meek Mill Rubs Elbows W/ Timbaland

June 29, 2013 12:00 AM

Dangerous Duo: Maybach Music Group's Meek Mill shares camera time with hitmaker Timbaland.

Photo taken from Meek Mill's Instagram

Meek Mill Punished After His Twitter Talk Sparks Serious Threats

June 28, 2013 10:12 PM

Maybach Music Group artist Meek Mill appeared in court Friday (June 28) for a probation hearing in Philadelphia which resulted in him being ordered to take etiquette classes and develop a closer relationship with his probation officer.

Continue reading Meek Mill Punished After His Twitter Talk Sparks Serious Threats.

Swizz Beatz Gets Jay-Z To Whip His Wallet Out

June 28, 2013 9:25 PM

Grammy-winning producer Swizz Beatz's artwork is paying off these days as the Magna Carta Holy Grail contributer has revealed Jay-Z is his latest customer.

Continue reading Swizz Beatz Gets Jay-Z To Whip His Wallet Out.

After Paris Hilton Signing, Baby Shocks Again W/ Newest Cash Money Addition

June 28, 2013 6:40 PM

Weeks after rap executive Birdman shocked the world by signing reality star Paris Hilton, the Cash Money Records CEO has pulled another unexpected move by adding Reverend Al Sharpton to his team.

Continue reading After Paris Hilton Signing, Baby Shocks Again W/ Newest Cash Money Addition.

Waka Flocka Denies Producing Amanda Bynes Hip-Hop Album, Reveals Her Rap Name [Video]

June 28, 2013 4:50 PM

Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame has stepped forward to clear the air on reports that suggest he is crafting Hollywood actress Amanda Bynes' upcoming hip-hop album.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Denies Producing Amanda Bynes Hip-Hop Album, Reveals Her Rap Name [Video].

"If I Want To Just Walk Out Here W/ My A** Hanging Out, That's What It'll Be"

June 28, 2013 4:05 PM

[With leaked nude photos, sex tapes and twerking taking over hip-hop, Lil' Kim protégé Tiffany Foxx tells SOHH readers how she's balancing her sex appeal with a will to be taken seriously as a hip-hop artist.]

Continue reading "If I Want To Just Walk Out Here W/ My A** Hanging Out, That's What It'll Be".

Mayor Bloomberg Makes Final Decision On Jay-Z's Secret NY Show Proposal

June 28, 2013 3:45 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z can start going through suit and ties as New York's Mayor Michael Bloomberg has reportedly approved Young Hov to perform his proposed free concert in the Big Apple next month.

Continue reading Mayor Bloomberg Makes Final Decision On Jay-Z's Secret NY Show Proposal.

Jay-Z Still Won't Lose, Kanye West Somehow Flops, Chris Brown Turns Into Your Mom's Worst Nightmare Again

June 28, 2013 3:05 PM

"It's About Letting Go Of Past Situations. It Has Nothing To Do W/ Love, It's Talking About Friendships"

June 28, 2013 2:45 PM

[With the long-awaited and highly anticipated new Evolution album finally on store shelves this week, Slum Village founder T3 gives SOHH readers the inside scoop on putting together the crew's latest group effort.]

Continue reading "It's About Letting Go Of Past Situations. It Has Nothing To Do W/ Love, It's Talking About Friendships".

Rick Ross' $90,000 Problem Shines Bright

June 28, 2013 2:20 PM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross is making headlines as reports claim he owes nearly $100,000 for Rolex watches he purchased last year.

Continue reading Rick Ross' $90,000 Problem Shines Bright.

Beyoncé Stunts W/ Blue Ivy, Kanye West Ice Grills, Your Favorite Rappers Exposed?

June 28, 2013 12:30 PM

Amanda Bynes Goes Too Far: "Only Person Uglier Than Drake Is His Mom"

June 28, 2013 12:15 PM

Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame may need to check his new Hollywood pal Amanda Bynes as the troubled actress has now included Drake's mother into her war of words against him.

Continue reading Amanda Bynes Goes Too Far: "Only Person Uglier Than Drake Is His Mom".

Wale's "Gifted" Estimates Decrease, Kanye West's Second-Week Projections Revealed

June 28, 2013 11:30 AM

Maybach Music Group artist Wale should have no problem making his third solo effort The Gifted become the number one album in the country next week despite slighly decreased projections heading into the weekend.

Continue reading Wale's "Gifted" Estimates Decrease, Kanye West's Second-Week Projections Revealed.

Mobb Deep's Havoc Addresses X-Rated Twitter Incident

June 28, 2013 10:25 AM

With Mobb Deep member Havoc's Twitter page apparently falling into the hands of a hacker this week, SOHH reached out to the New York producer to see if he could clear up the situation.

Continue reading Mobb Deep's Havoc Addresses X-Rated Twitter Incident.

Jay-Z Decodes "Magna Carta Holy Grail" Track [Video]

June 28, 2013 9:55 AM

Less than a week away from its release, rap mogul Jay-Z has provided the backstory to his Magna Carta Holy Grail song, "Heaven."

Continue reading Jay-Z Decodes "Magna Carta Holy Grail" Track [Video].

Big Sean Says Kanye West's Outta This World: "You Can't Find Another Album That Sounds Like 'Yeezus'" [Audio]

June 28, 2013 8:23 AM

G.O.O.D Music's Big Sean is the latest hip-hop artist to offer his take on Kanye West shocking the world with his new, experimental Yeezus solo album.

Continue reading Big Sean Says Kanye West's Outta This World: "You Can't Find Another Album That Sounds Like 'Yeezus'" [Audio].

"They're What Made Me Listen To Hip-Hop"

June 28, 2013 12:15 AM

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

Continue reading "They're What Made Me Listen To Hip-Hop".

BET Awards Special: "This Song Is Like The 'Still Tippin'' Of Its Day"

June 28, 2013 12:05 AM

Photo of the Day: Big Sean Chooses The Dark Side

June 28, 2013 12:00 AM

What Side Are You On: G.O.O.D Music's Big Sean gets confronted by the Dark Side.

Photo taken from Big Sean's Instagram

G.O.O.D Music's "Cruel Winter" Delay Finally Explained [Video]

June 27, 2013 8:30 PM

G.O.O.D Music's CyHi The Prynce recently updated fans on the status of his crew and why the highly anticipated Cruel Winter compilation album has remained shelved.

Continue reading G.O.O.D Music's "Cruel Winter" Delay Finally Explained [Video].

Eminem Reveals Dark Battle W/ Drugs: "When I Took My First Vicodin, It Was Like This Feeling Of..."

June 27, 2013 7:55 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem takes fans into his early days as a drug user and the type of effects he experienced in a new documentary called How To Make Money Selling Drugs.

Continue reading Eminem Reveals Dark Battle W/ Drugs: "When I Took My First Vicodin, It Was Like This Feeling Of...".

Rick Ross, Beyoncé, Frank Ocean & More Join Jay-Z, Dominate "Magna Carta Holy Grail" Final Tracklist

June 27, 2013 6:40 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z has reportedly leaned on Def Jam star Rick Ross, wife Beyoncé Knowles-Carter and more to help push his upcoming Magna Carta Holy Grail album.

Continue reading Rick Ross, Beyoncé, Frank Ocean & More Join Jay-Z, Dominate "Magna Carta Holy Grail" Final Tracklist.

Days Before Prison Bid, Lauryn Hill Gives "Racist" Rant

June 27, 2013 6:20 PM

Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill is letting it all out just before she turns herself in for a three-month prison sentence by releasing an open letter on the topic of racism.

Continue reading Days Before Prison Bid, Lauryn Hill Gives "Racist" Rant.

Jay-Z's 'Magna Carta' Take Over Blowing Diddy Away: "Samsung Now Is Going To Give Apple A Run For Its Money"

June 27, 2013 4:45 PM

Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy has weighed in on Jay-Z breaking new ground by partnering up with technology giant Samsung for the release of his upcoming solo album Magna Carta Holy Grail.

Continue reading Jay-Z's 'Magna Carta' Take Over Blowing Diddy Away: "Samsung Now Is Going To Give Apple A Run For Its Money".

Rick Rubin Admits Getting Nauseous Working On 'Yeezus' LP: "I Was Thinking, 'Is The Music Making Me Sick?'"

June 27, 2013 4:10 PM

Def Jam co-founder Rick Rubin has stepped forward to provide more details on the rapid creation of rap star Kanye West's chart-topping Yeezus album and the panic he experienced during the two-week period.

Continue reading Rick Rubin Admits Getting Nauseous Working On 'Yeezus' LP: "I Was Thinking, 'Is The Music Making Me Sick?'".

After Diddy Spoof, "Downton Abbey" Creator Wants Puff Daddy

June 27, 2013 3:05 PM

A few weeks after Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy had the Internet in chuckles over a spoof of British television drama "Downton Abbey," the show's creator now has an interest in working with the music executive.

Continue reading After Diddy Spoof, "Downton Abbey" Creator Wants Puff Daddy.

Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt Battling Nasty Sickness: "It Won't F**king Go Aways, It's Like Dubstep"

June 27, 2013 2:15 PM

Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt is trying to get himself onto the road to recovery even if it means nixing a handful of concerts in light of some intense sickness.

Continue reading Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt Battling Nasty Sickness: "It Won't F**king Go Aways, It's Like Dubstep".

Master P Wants In On Jay-Z's Samsung Deal, Makes Same Offer To Wireless Giant

June 27, 2013 12:15 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z's unexpected Samsung deal to exclusively promote his upcoming Magna Carta Holy Grail album has sparked the interest of record label executive Master P who now wants a piece of the pie.

Continue reading Master P Wants In On Jay-Z's Samsung Deal, Makes Same Offer To Wireless Giant.

Wale's Huge First-Week Sales Projections Revealed

June 27, 2013 11:45 AM

Maybach Music Group artist Wale's new The Gifted should have no problem dominating the music sales chart next week with projections suggesting it could be the number one album in the country.

Continue reading Wale's Huge First-Week Sales Projections Revealed.

Rihanna Clowns Kanye West, Kardashians Decode North West, Frank Ocean's New Tunes?

June 27, 2013 11:15 AM

Kendrick Lamar Admits Kanye West's 'Yeezus' Confused Him: "It Was Hard For Me To Grasp It On The First Take"

June 27, 2013 10:30 AM

West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar has weighed on Kanye West's chart-topping Yeezus solo album and revealed why it took a few listenings before he fully understood Ye's genius.

Continue reading Kendrick Lamar Admits Kanye West's 'Yeezus' Confused Him: "It Was Hard For Me To Grasp It On The First Take".

Will.i.am Blacks Out: "I Am Not Suing Pharrell & I NEVER WAS"

June 27, 2013 10:10 AM

Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.i.am has stepped forward to clear the air on reports that claim he is taking fellow hitmaker Pharrell Williams to court over a copyright infringement matter.

Continue reading Will.i.am Blacks Out: "I Am Not Suing Pharrell & I NEVER WAS".

Chris Brown's Tattoos Scared Car Victim To Death

June 27, 2013 8:52 AM

R&B singer Chris Brown's tattoos are now playing a significant role in his image being altered as Russian victim Olga Gure-Kovalenko has provided more details about their publicized May car accident.

Continue reading Chris Brown's Tattoos Scared Car Victim To Death.

BET Awards Special: "He Made A Strong Comeback Collaborating W/ The King Jay-Z"

June 27, 2013 12:20 AM

"He Was The Greatest Thing Since White Bread"

June 27, 2013 12:15 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Nyzzy Nyce gave Juelz Santana the title earlier this week, Atlanta music producer Zaytoven crowns DJ Quik SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He Was The Greatest Thing Since White Bread".

Photo of the Day: Drake & Wale Share A Moment

June 27, 2013 12:00 AM

Washington Times: Young Money's Drake shares a moment with Maybach Music Group member Wale.

Photo taken from Wale's Instagram

Swizz Beatz Breaks Silence On Jay-Z's 'Magna Carta' LP, Says Hov Finally Solved "That Problem" [Video]

June 26, 2013 9:10 PM

Nearly a week away from its release, hitmaker Swizz Beatz has offered some details behind Jay-Z's seemingly overnight Magna Carta Holy Grail solo album.

Continue reading Swizz Beatz Breaks Silence On Jay-Z's 'Magna Carta' LP, Says Hov Finally Solved "That Problem" [Video].

Robbers Expose 2 Chainz's Driver's License & Credit Card, Rapper Reacts

June 26, 2013 7:43 PM

Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz is still feeling the wrath of a recent California robbery at gunpoint as his credit card and driver's license have been publicly exposed.

Continue reading Robbers Expose 2 Chainz's Driver's License & Credit Card, Rapper Reacts.

Ludacris Accused Of Jacking Rapper For His Own "Sex Room"

June 26, 2013 4:55 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris is making headlines as new reports claim he is being sued for using portions of an aspiring artist's lyrics for 2010's "Sex Room" Battle of the Sexes track.

Continue reading Ludacris Accused Of Jacking Rapper For His Own "Sex Room".

J. Cole & Mac Miller React To Huge First-Week Sales: "The Revolution Is Here"

June 26, 2013 4:45 PM

Roc Nation artist J. Cole and Mac Miller have reacted to dominating the music sales chart this week, behind Kanye West's Yeezus, with huge seven-day totals for their latest solo offerings.

Continue reading J. Cole & Mac Miller React To Huge First-Week Sales: "The Revolution Is Here".

UPDATE: Woman Claims Chris Brown Said "Who Do You Think You Are, B***h?" After Car Accident

June 26, 2013 3:15 PM

The woman taking legal action against Chris Brown over an alleged hit-and-run accident last month has stepped forward to provide some dark details on what went down.

Continue reading UPDATE: Woman Claims Chris Brown Said "Who Do You Think You Are, B***h?" After Car Accident.

Jay-Z Parts The Seas W/ Latest "Magna Carta" Tease, Another Guest Feature Revealed

June 26, 2013 2:50 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z continues to play with the minds of diehard fans eagerly awaiting his upcoming Magna Carta Holy Grail solo album by releasing a new set of lyrics and revealing Odd Future's Frank Ocean involvement.

Continue reading Jay-Z Parts The Seas W/ Latest "Magna Carta" Tease, Another Guest Feature Revealed.

Kanye West's "Yeezus" Earns Third-Largest Sales Week Of '13

June 26, 2013 2:10 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has even more reasons to smile after welcoming in newborn daughter North West last week as his new Yeezus now sits atop the music sales chart.

Continue reading Kanye West's "Yeezus" Earns Third-Largest Sales Week Of '13.

Fat Joe Spotted, Leans Back On Prison Questions [Video]

June 26, 2013 12:10 PM

A couple days after Terror Squad leader Fat Joe received a four month prison sentence for tax evasion, the New York rapper is keeping silent on the headline-generating news.

Continue reading Fat Joe Spotted, Leans Back On Prison Questions [Video].

Chris Brown's Injured Assault Female Victim Busted In New Footage [Video]

June 26, 2013 11:50 AM

Days after claiming Chris Brown assaulted her in a nightclub and could possibly need surgery for the injuries she sustained, 24-year-old victim Deanna Gines is shown in near-perfect health courtesy of new footage.

Continue reading Chris Brown's Injured Assault Female Victim Busted In New Footage [Video].

Spade-O - The Freestyles

June 26, 2013 11:25 AM

Drake's No. 1 Stalker Strikes Again, Nicki Minaj Vs. Iggy Azalea, Rihanna's Scared To Death?

June 26, 2013 11:00 AM

Will.i.am Goes To War Against Pharrell, Shocked Williams Responds To "Ridiculous" Accusations

June 26, 2013 10:55 AM

Music hitmaker Pharrell Williams has a battle on his hands courtesy of fellow producer Will.i.am who is taking legal action against him over a copyright issue.

Continue reading Will.i.am Goes To War Against Pharrell, Shocked Williams Responds To "Ridiculous" Accusations.

Jay-Z's Secret Show Could Shut Down NYC: "It's Going To Be Chaos"

June 26, 2013 9:15 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z's plans to invade his hometown New York's streets next month is on the verge of approval as details of a proposed live concert have leaked.

Continue reading Jay-Z's Secret Show Could Shut Down NYC: "It's Going To Be Chaos".

Chris Brown Goes Off After Hit & Run Charges: "She Contacted Cops Thinking Of A Payday"

June 26, 2013 7:25 AM

R&B singer Chris Brown's publicized woes are only intensifying as reports claim he has been hit with charges related to a car accident last month in California.

Continue reading Chris Brown Goes Off After Hit & Run Charges: "She Contacted Cops Thinking Of A Payday".

BET Awards Special: "He Has Already Received Comparisons To Hip-Hop Greats Like Nas & Jay-Z"

June 26, 2013 12:15 AM

[To be redirected to Wednesday's SOHH Exclusive special, just click here.]

"She Was On The Apollo & Got Booed Off"

June 26, 2013 12:15 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. After Rossy named his picks, former Bad Boy Records rapper Aasim dishes out his fave five.]

Continue reading "She Was On The Apollo & Got Booed Off".

BET Awards: Best New Artist Nominee - The Weeknd

June 26, 2013 12:05 AM

BET Awards: Best New Artist Nominee - Trinidad James

June 26, 2013 12:05 AM

BET Awards: Best New Artist Nominee - Kendrick Lamar

June 26, 2013 12:05 AM

BET Awards: Best New Artist Nominee - Joey Bada$$

June 26, 2013 12:05 AM

BET Awards: Best New Artist Nominee - Azealia Banks

June 26, 2013 12:05 AM

Photo of the Day: Jay-Z & Kevin Durant Define Big Chips

June 26, 2013 12:00 AM

Big Chips: Rap mogul Jay-Z shares camera time with his latest Roc Nation Sports addition Kevin Durant.

Photo taken from Kevin Durant's Instagram

UPDATE: Lil Snupe's Murder Suspect Surrenders To Police

June 25, 2013 10:05 PM

A week after the tragic slaying of Meek Mill's artist Lil Snupe, the shooting suspect has come forward and turned himself over to Louisiana police.

Continue reading UPDATE: Lil Snupe's Murder Suspect Surrenders To Police.

Yung Berg Compares 2 Chainz Robbery To His Own

June 25, 2013 8:40 PM

Chicago rapper Yung Berg has offered his take on 2 Chainz recently being robbed in California in light of his past run-ins with criminals that reportedly walked away with his possessions.

Continue reading Yung Berg Compares 2 Chainz Robbery To His Own.

Asher Roth Pours Out Emotions In Heartfelt Open Letter: "I've Decided To Stray From The Path UMG Has Laid For Me"

June 25, 2013 7:10 PM

Def Jam rapper Asher Roth has penned an open letter to supporters explaining his elusive music career since blowing up in 2008 and why he is taking the road less traveled.

Continue reading Asher Roth Pours Out Emotions In Heartfelt Open Letter: "I've Decided To Stray From The Path UMG Has Laid For Me".

Prodigy - Albert Einstein

June 25, 2013 6:00 PM

Kanye West's "Yeezus" Edges J. Cole & Mac Miller In First-Week Sales

June 25, 2013 5:39 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West's Yeezus solo album has reportedly toppled its competition as the number one album in the country this week after stiff competition courtesy of J. Cole's Born Sinner and Mac Miller's Watching Movies With The Sound Off.

Continue reading Kanye West's "Yeezus" Edges J. Cole & Mac Miller In First-Week Sales.

Yung Berg Reveals Why He Turned Down Ray J's "I Hit It First"

June 25, 2013 4:00 PM

Chicago rapper Yung Berg recently revealed having an opportunity to appear on Ray J's "I Hit It First" anthem earlier this year and what ultimately made him fall back from teaming back up with the crooner.

Continue reading Yung Berg Reveals Why He Turned Down Ray J's "I Hit It First".

Drock Targets Waka Flocka After Amanda Bynes Diss: "He's A Clown. This Is Going To Be So Easy"

June 25, 2013 3:45 PM

With a new anti-Amanda Bynes "Sour Patch Kid" release buzzing across the Internet, SOHH reached out to Chinga Chang Records' newest artist Drock to learn more about the unexpected diss.

Continue reading Drock Targets Waka Flocka After Amanda Bynes Diss: "He's A Clown. This Is Going To Be So Easy".

Trinidad James Responds To J. Cole's "Born Sinner" Jab

June 25, 2013 2:45 PM

Atlanta rapper Trinidad James is not letting the small stuff bother him these days, especially in regard to a direct shot fired his way courtesy of Roc Nation's J. Cole.

Continue reading Trinidad James Responds To J. Cole's "Born Sinner" Jab.

Jay-Z Goes All-Black & White Everything, Massive "Magna Carta" Promo Takes Over NY

June 25, 2013 2:00 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z is keeping a foot on advertisers' throats with the release of his latest Magna Carta Holy Grail solo album's promotion by taking over ample space in New York City's most popular area.

Continue reading Jay-Z Goes All-Black & White Everything, Massive "Magna Carta" Promo Takes Over NY.

The-Dream Fires Back Over Album-Flopping Diss

June 25, 2013 12:15 PM

Grammy-winning singer The-Dream is showing the world his life does not revolve around record sales, promptly addressing shots fired his way from a Twitter user over his recently released IV Play album.

Continue reading The-Dream Fires Back Over Album-Flopping Diss.

Kanye West's "Yeezus" LP Ignites More Backlash

June 25, 2013 11:45 AM

G.O.O.D Music leader Kanye West's Yeezus album may be winning over diehard hip-hop heads but it is doing nothing to impress religious musicians like Sonny Sandoval who has taken personal offense to tracks like "I Am God."

Continue reading Kanye West's "Yeezus" LP Ignites More Backlash.

Chris B's Groupie Revealed, 2Pac Returns, Bogus KimYe North West Baby Pics

June 25, 2013 11:15 AM

Wiz Khalifa's Ready To Bounce Back, Announces "O.N.I.F.C." Follow-Up

June 25, 2013 10:30 AM

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa is back to work months after welcoming in his first child with fiancée Amber Rose and has announced the title of his upcoming O.N.I.F.C. follow-up.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa's Ready To Bounce Back, Announces "O.N.I.F.C." Follow-Up.

Club Owner Backs Up Chris Brown After Female Assault Accusations, Security Footage Brought In

June 25, 2013 9:15 AM

R&B singer Chris Brown can breathe a bit easier as a club owner has stepped forward to back him up after being accused of assaulting a woman over the weekend in California.

Continue reading Club Owner Backs Up Chris Brown After Female Assault Accusations, Security Footage Brought In.

J. Cole Admits He Knew 'Make Nas Proud' Was Coming: "We've Been Working On This For The Past 2 Weeks" [Audio]

June 25, 2013 7:46 AM

Roc Nation's J. Cole has come forward to react to rap veteran Nas releasing his "Make Nas Proud" response to his "Let Nas Down" and admitted he knew the record was in the works.

Continue reading J. Cole Admits He Knew 'Make Nas Proud' Was Coming: "We've Been Working On This For The Past 2 Weeks" [Audio].

Havoc Proves Tiny Things Come In Small Packages

June 25, 2013 12:35 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 Havoc Proves Tiny Things Come In Small Packages.

"I Felt Like I Was Really Going To Be W/ This Girl"

June 25, 2013 12:15 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each Tuesday and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After MC Shan decoded his "Everybody Wanna Be A Big Star" track, Slum Village's T3 explains how the new "Forever" Evolution track came together.]

Continue reading "I Felt Like I Was Really Going To Be W/ This Girl".

"He Was A Very Instrumental Member For Dipset"

June 25, 2013 12:15 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After T3 gave The Pharcyde the title last week, Indiana rapper Nyzzy Nyce crowns Juelz Santana SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "He Was A Very Instrumental Member For Dipset".

BET Awards Special: "She's Gone Head-To-Head W/ T.I., Jim Jones & A$AP Rocky"

June 25, 2013 12:05 AM

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BET AWARDS: Best Female Hip-Hop Artist Nominee - Nicki Minaj

June 25, 2013 12:05 AM

Photo of the Day: Havoc Whips Out His Measurement Stick

June 25, 2013 12:00 AM

Steady Mobbin': Mobb Deep's Havoc says he's "this" close.

Got jokes? Make sure to toss in your funny caption into today's SOHH Cap Diss!

Chris Brown Denies Beating Up 24-Year-Old Girl, Fishy Details Uncovered

June 24, 2013 9:45 PM

R&B singer Chris Brown is making headlines for allegedly assaulting a woman over the weekend in California during a nightclub outing.

Continue reading Chris Brown Denies Beating Up 24-Year-Old Girl, Fishy Details Uncovered.

Rick Ross Puts Himself On Blast W/ Africa Tweet

June 24, 2013 6:40 PM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross has the Twitter world in chuckles after mistakenly calling Africa a country instead of the second-largest and second-most populous continent on the planet.

Continue reading Rick Ross Puts Himself On Blast W/ Africa Tweet.

Jay-Z Officially Signs NBA Superstar, Expands Roc Nation Sports Roster

June 24, 2013 5:45 PM

After recent chatter of rap mogul Jay-Z having his eyes set on NBA scoring sensation Kevin Durant, a highly anticipated deal has been struck making the Oklahoma City Thunder star the latest Roc Nation Sports addition.

Continue reading Jay-Z Officially Signs NBA Superstar, Expands Roc Nation Sports Roster.

Havoc's Twitter Page Flooded W/ Nude Pics: "Don't Be The Next Contestant On That Summer Jam Screen!"

June 24, 2013 4:40 PM

Mobb Deep's Havoc may have fallen victim to an online hacker as handfuls of nude self-shot photos of himself were posted onto his Twitter page Monday (June 24) afternoon.

Continue reading Havoc's Twitter Page Flooded W/ Nude Pics: "Don't Be The Next Contestant On That Summer Jam Screen!".

BREAKING: Fat Joe Headed To Prison For Tax Evasion, Apologizes To Family

June 24, 2013 4:00 PM

Terror Squad leader Fat Joe has reportedly been sentenced to four months behind bars after appearing in court Monday (June 24) for a tax evasion-related case.

Continue reading BREAKING: Fat Joe Headed To Prison For Tax Evasion, Apologizes To Family.

Kanye West Confirms Nearly Releasing X-Rated Video: "At Least I Recorded The S**t Myself"

June 24, 2013 3:45 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has come clean on last year's reports of a sex tape, featuring himself, nearly coming out and admits he almost put the footage onto the market himself.

Continue reading Kanye West Confirms Nearly Releasing X-Rated Video: "At Least I Recorded The S**t Myself".

Lecrae Addresses Roc Nation Signing Rumor, Claims Jay-Z Was "Looking For Some Conscious Artists"

June 24, 2013 2:45 PM

Christian rapper Lecrae has cleared the air on recent rumors suggesting he may be the latest artist to sign on the dotted line to join Jay-Z's growing Roc Nation empire.

Continue reading Lecrae Addresses Roc Nation Signing Rumor, Claims Jay-Z Was "Looking For Some Conscious Artists".

Wale Admits Critics Get Under His Skin, Reveals How He'd "Be One Of The Most Successful Rappers Alive"

June 24, 2013 2:15 PM

Maybach Music Group's Wale recently talked about his persistence in keeping up with social media critics and how having the ability to shut them all out would probably make him one of hip-hop's most elite emcees.

Continue reading Wale Admits Critics Get Under His Skin, Reveals How He'd "Be One Of The Most Successful Rappers Alive".

Kanye West Reveals 'I Am God' Was Motivated By A Diss: "I'm The No. 1 Living & Breathing Rock Star"

June 24, 2013 12:15 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West takes his fans a bit closer into his personal life in a new W magazine feature where he discusses his love for Paris and where the actual motivation for his "I Am God" Yeezus track stems from.

Continue reading Kanye West Reveals 'I Am God' Was Motivated By A Diss: "I'm The No. 1 Living & Breathing Rock Star".

Kim K & Kanye's Wedding Bells Ring, Dr. Dre & Wife Look Super Hot, Chris Brown's A Panty-Sniffer?

June 24, 2013 11:45 AM

Jay-Z Unleashes Exclusive "Magna Carta" App, One Guest Feature Revealed

June 24, 2013 11:30 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z is only intensifying the excitement for his new Magna Carta Holy Grail solo album by not only releasing the tracklisting over the weekend but now making the LP's Google Play store application available.

Continue reading Jay-Z Unleashes Exclusive "Magna Carta" App, One Guest Feature Revealed.

Ying Yang Twins Honor Miley Cyrus' Booty: "The Way She Shake Her A** Keep A N***a Smiling" [Audio]

June 24, 2013 10:30 AM

Atlanta rap duo Ying Yang Twins have paid homage to the twerking skills of one-time amateur dancer Miley Cyrus by releasing a new track in her honor.

Continue reading Ying Yang Twins Honor Miley Cyrus' Booty: "The Way She Shake Her A** Keep A N***a Smiling" [Audio].

Kanye & Kim K's 'North West' Name Decoded: "The Name's More Inspirational Than Directional"

June 24, 2013 9:50 AM

As the world still gets used to Kanye West and Kim Kardashian finally becoming parents, new information on the motivation behind them naming their first born North West has surfaced.

Continue reading Kanye & Kim K's 'North West' Name Decoded: "The Name's More Inspirational Than Directional".

Flo Rida's Baby Mama Drama Blows Up, Hits Rapper Where The Sun Don't Shine

June 24, 2013 8:34 AM

Miami rapper Flo Rida looks like he may have to start digging deep into his pockets to provide finances to a woman and child he recently denied being the father to.

Continue reading Flo Rida's Baby Mama Drama Blows Up, Hits Rapper Where The Sun Don't Shine.

Problem - The Separation

June 24, 2013 2:00 AM

BET Awards Special: "He's Made Grown Rappers Applaud His Efforts & Call Him A Legend"

June 24, 2013 12:05 AM

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BET AWARDS: Best Male Hip-Hop Artist Nominee - 2 Chainz

June 24, 2013 12:05 AM

BET AWARDS: Best Male Hip-Hop Artist Nominee - A$AP Rocky

June 24, 2013 12:05 AM

Photo of the Day: Game Gets His Head Right

June 24, 2013 12:00 AM

Head Game Proper: West Coast rapper Game gets lined up with a barber's preciseness.

Photo taken from Game's Instagram

BET AWARDS: Best Male Hip-Hop Artist Nominee - Drake

June 24, 2013 12:00 AM

Kanye West Puts His Diaper-Changing Skills To Work

June 23, 2013 11:45 PM

A week after welcoming in the birth of their newborn daughter North West, Kanye West and girlfriend Kim Kardashian are reportedly welcoming in the duties of parenthood.

Continue reading Kanye West Puts His Diaper-Changing Skills To Work.

50 Cent's "Money" Problems Resurface Over '10 Lawsuit

June 23, 2013 11:10 PM

A year after G-Unit's 50 Cent won a hefty "I Get Money" legal battle, new reports claim the plaintiff wants another stab at the case and is appealing the court's decision.

Continue reading 50 Cent's "Money" Problems Resurface Over '10 Lawsuit.

Rapper Drops Amanda Bynes Diss Record: "Sweetie Go Insane, Then Blow Your Brain, We Know The Game" [Audio]

June 23, 2013 10:55 PM

Hollywood actress Amanda Bynes may need to lean on new pal Waka Flocka Flame in light of a new diss record directed at her courtesy of Chinga Chang Records rapper Drock.

Continue reading Rapper Drops Amanda Bynes Diss Record: "Sweetie Go Insane, Then Blow Your Brain, We Know The Game" [Audio].

Miami Heat Star Chris Bosh Wins NBA Finals But Involved In Another Nasty Battle

June 23, 2013 8:25 PM

Miami Heat star Chris Bosh may have helped his team snag another NBA championship a few days ago, however, he is currently involved in a gritty court battle to win full custody of his daughter.

Continue reading Miami Heat Star Chris Bosh Wins NBA Finals But Involved In Another Nasty Battle.

After Sleeping In Car Arrest, Chief Keef Pal Lil Reese Back Behind Bars

June 23, 2013 7:53 PM

Chicago rapper Lil Reese reportedly found himself in handcuffs and in front of a court judge over the weekend on a misdemeanor theft charge.

Continue reading After Sleeping In Car Arrest, Chief Keef Pal Lil Reese Back Behind Bars.

Drake Jacks Jay-Z's Blueprint, Pulls A Hov W/ Grammy Trophy [Video]

June 23, 2013 2:30 PM

Young Money's Drake showed how much he appreciates his new Grammy trophy over the weekend in new footage showing him using it to pour liquor and pass it around with friends.

Continue reading Drake Jacks Jay-Z's Blueprint, Pulls A Hov W/ Grammy Trophy [Video].

Meek Mill Remembers Lil Snupe W/ Special Tribute [Video]

June 23, 2013 1:10 PM

Maybach Music Group's Meek Mill paid homage to his slain artist Lil Snupe following his tragic murder earlier in the week during a J. Cole concert heading into the weekend.

Continue reading Meek Mill Remembers Lil Snupe W/ Special Tribute [Video].

Big Sean Shocked At KimYe's North West Baby: "That's The Name For Real?

June 23, 2013 12:00 PM

G.O.O.D Music's Big Sean is the latest hip-hop artist to react to news of Kanye West and girlfriend Kim Kardashian naming their newborn daughter North West.

Continue reading Big Sean Shocked At KimYe's North West Baby: "That's The Name For Real?.

J. Cole Experiences A "Full Circle Moment" After Making Nas Proud

June 23, 2013 10:50 AM

Roc Nation's J. Cole has responded to rap veteran Nas' unexpected decision to remix his "Let Nas Down" Born Sinner record and boast about how proud he is of the evolving emcee.

Continue reading J. Cole Experiences A "Full Circle Moment" After Making Nas Proud.

G.O.O.D Music Protégé Decodes Kanye's New LP: "If You Break It Down [It's]: 'Ye-Is-Us'"

June 23, 2013 9:39 AM

G.O.O.D Music rapper Cyhi the Prynce recently shared his thoughts on boss Kanye West's new Yeezus solo album and silenced critics' issues with him going with a religious title.

Continue reading G.O.O.D Music Protégé Decodes Kanye's New LP: "If You Break It Down [It's]: 'Ye-Is-Us'".

Photo of the Day: Nas & J. Cole Toast It Up Together

June 23, 2013 12:00 AM

Genesis: New York rap veteran Nas shares a moment with Roc Nation's J. Cole.

Photo taken from Nas' Instagram

Big Sean Finally Pencils In "Hall Of Fame" Release Date

June 22, 2013 11:35 PM

G.O.O.D Music's Big Sean has penciled in late summer as the time he will finally deliver his much-anticipated sophomore album, Hall of Fame.

Continue reading Big Sean Finally Pencils In "Hall Of Fame" Release Date.

Kanye West Says Come One Come All, Announces Air Yeezy 2 Giveaway

June 22, 2013 11:05 PM

Diehard Kanye West and Nike fans can finally rejoice as new reports claim Mr. Yeezus is offering 50 pairs of his Air Yeezy 2 sneakers in light of his new album hitting store shelves.

Continue reading Kanye West Says Come One Come All, Announces Air Yeezy 2 Giveaway.

After Beyoncé Bashing, Khia Flirts It Up W/ Miley Cyrus

June 22, 2013 10:55 PM

Southern rapper Khia may have something brewing with former Disney star Miley Cyrus as seen in a brief Twitter exchange heading into the weekend.

Continue reading After Beyoncé Bashing, Khia Flirts It Up W/ Miley Cyrus.

Jay-Z Reveals "Magna Carta Holy Grail" Tracklisting

June 22, 2013 9:55 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z has revealed the tracklisting to his upcoming Magna Carta Holy Grail solo album just weeks before it is officially available for purchase.

Continue reading Jay-Z Reveals "Magna Carta Holy Grail" Tracklisting.

Nas Responds To J. Cole W/ "Let Nas Down" Remix [Audio]

June 22, 2013 8:16 PM

New York rap veteran Nas is making sure to let J. Cole know his new "Let Nas Down" anthem did not fall on deaf ears and has responded to the tribute with a remix.

Continue reading Nas Responds To J. Cole W/ "Let Nas Down" Remix [Audio].

Kanye West & J. Cole's First-Week Sales Projections Decrease

June 22, 2013 2:10 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West and J. Cole are expected to score big opening week sales for their respective solo albums, however, weekend estimates have their overall totals lower than initial reports.

Continue reading Kanye West & J. Cole's First-Week Sales Projections Decrease.

Miami Heat Ball Hard, Dip Out On $100,000 Champagne Bill

June 22, 2013 1:45 PM

The Miami Heat made sure to toast up every last drop of champagne following its Game 7 NBA Finals win Thursday (June 20) evening but ultimately ditched a $100,000 bill following their celebration at a South Beach nightclub.

Continue reading Miami Heat Ball Hard, Dip Out On $100,000 Champagne Bill.

Drake Finally Announces "Nothing Was The Same" Release Date, Drops New Music [Audio]

June 22, 2013 12:15 PM

Young Money rapper Drake has finally let loose on the release date for his highly anticipated upcoming solo album, Nothing Was The Same.

Continue reading Drake Finally Announces "Nothing Was The Same" Release Date, Drops New Music [Audio].

DJ Khaled Reminds Us Why His Miami Heat's The Beesssst [Video]

June 22, 2013 10:50 AM

The Miami Heat's incredible comeback win against the San Antonio Spurs is still being celebrated 48 hours later by South Beach resident DJ Khaled and a new "Miami Heat 2013 NBA CHAMPS" tribute video.

Continue reading DJ Khaled Reminds Us Why His Miami Heat's The Beesssst [Video].

Kanye West & Kim K Make Odd Decision On Baby North West

June 22, 2013 9:38 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West and girlfriend Kim Kardashian's newborn daughter's birth certificate has surfaced and shows an interesting fact about North West's name.

Continue reading Kanye West & Kim K Make Odd Decision On Baby North West.

Photo of the Day: LeBron James & Drake Celebrate

June 22, 2013 12:00 AM

No New Friends: Miami Heat's LeBron James and Young Money's Drake kick it after a thrilling Game 7 NBA Finals win.

Photo taken from The Big Lead

UPDATE: Lil Snupe's 36-Year-Old Murder Suspect Identified

June 21, 2013 11:20 PM

Maybach Music Group rapper Meek Mill and the family of his slain artist Lil Snupe may have justice in the near future as a 36-year-old suspect's identify has surfaced.

Continue reading UPDATE: Lil Snupe's 36-Year-Old Murder Suspect Identified.

2K Sports Celebrates LeBron James NBA Finals Championship

June 21, 2013 10:07 PM

Days after announcing Miami Heat's LeBron James will grace the cover of its NBA 2K14 video game, 2K Sports has honored this year's NBA Finals MVP with a special tribute.

Continue reading 2K Sports Celebrates LeBron James NBA Finals Championship.

Drake Laughs Off Miami Heat Locker Room Rejection: "I Am Media"

June 21, 2013 7:33 PM

Young Money rapper Drake is not letting his publicized rejection at the Miami Heat's locker room last night (June 20) get him down and instead is laughing it off.

Continue reading Drake Laughs Off Miami Heat Locker Room Rejection: "I Am Media".

Fake Chief Keef Busted In Robbery Fail, Runs Scared After He Enters Car

June 21, 2013 4:35 PM

As if Chief Keef does not have enough problems as it is, an impersonator is making headlines this week after being arrested for attempted robbery in Florida last month.

Continue reading Fake Chief Keef Busted In Robbery Fail, Runs Scared After He Enters Car.

Rick Ross Gave Lil Snupe A Shot, Reveals Meek Mill

June 21, 2013 4:00 PM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross reportedly may feature the late Lil Snupe on his group's upcoming Self Made, Vol. 3 according to Meek Mill.

Continue reading Rick Ross Gave Lil Snupe A Shot, Reveals Meek Mill.

N.O.R.E Reacts To KimYe's North West: "I'm Just Honored Her Nickname Remotely Sounds Like My Name"

June 21, 2013 3:45 PM

New York rapper N.O.R.E. has reacted to online buzz about rap star Kanye West and girlfriend Kim Kardashian naming their newborn baby North West.

Continue reading N.O.R.E Reacts To KimYe's North West: "I'm Just Honored Her Nickname Remotely Sounds Like My Name".

LeBron James' Better Than Michael Jordan, Rick Rubin Gets Disrespected, Yeezus Returns

June 21, 2013 3:35 PM

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LeBron James Gets At Lil Wayne During NBA Finals Speech, Nicki Minaj Responds [Video]

June 21, 2013 2:45 PM

Miami Heat's LeBron James made sure to get Lil Wayne's attention last night (June 20) during his NBA Finals post-Game 7 speech with a reference to Weezy's "No Worries" track.

Continue reading LeBron James Gets At Lil Wayne During NBA Finals Speech, Nicki Minaj Responds [Video].

Hours After Lil Snupe's Death, Another Meek Mill Associate Murdered

June 21, 2013 2:05 PM

Less than 24 hours after the killing of rapper Lil Snupe, Maybach Music Group artist Meek Mill's pal James "Jimme Wallstreet" Davis has suffered the same fate.

Continue reading Hours After Lil Snupe's Death, Another Meek Mill Associate Murdered.

Young Dro - Day Two

June 21, 2013 2:00 PM

Jay-Z's Newest "Magna Carta" Promo, LeBron James Post-Win Voicemails, NBA Star Scoops Up Kate Upton?

June 21, 2013 11:55 AM

Amanda Bynes Takes "Shots" W/ Help From Waka Flocka Flame

June 21, 2013 11:45 AM

Troubled Hollywood actress Amanda Bynes is not sweating over things falling through with Wyclef Jean and is reportedly working alongside Atlanta's Waka Flocka Flame for a new rap album.

Continue reading Amanda Bynes Takes "Shots" W/ Help From Waka Flocka Flame.

Kanye West & Kim K's Daughter Name Finally Revealed

June 21, 2013 10:50 AM

Nearly a week after giving birth, couple Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's newborn daughter's name has finally been revealed.

Continue reading Kanye West & Kim K's Daughter Name Finally Revealed.

Drake Gets Rejected, Denied Access To Miami Heat Celebration [Video]

June 21, 2013 10:35 AM

Young Money's Drake may be good friends with NBA Finals MVP LeBron James but that didn't matter last night as footage of him being denied access to the Miami Heat's post-Game 7 championship celebration has surfaced.

Continue reading Drake Gets Rejected, Denied Access To Miami Heat Celebration [Video].

Meek Mill, Diddy & Rick Ross Address Lil Snupe's Murder, More Details Emerge

June 21, 2013 9:10 AM

Less than 24 hours after Maybach Music Group's Meek Mill asked Twitter followers to have his artist Lil Snupe contact him, the Philadelphia rapper, Diddy and Rick Ross have confirmed the teenager's tragic passing.

Continue reading Meek Mill, Diddy & Rick Ross Address Lil Snupe's Murder, More Details Emerge.

Miami Heat Repeat As Back-To-Back Champs, Rick Ross, DJ Khaled & Pitbull React [Video]

June 21, 2013 7:24 AM

NBA superstar LeBron James lead his Miami Heat to a consecutive championship victory with an impressive 95-88 victory over the Western Conference champion San Antonio Spurs Thursday (June 20) night.

Continue reading Miami Heat Repeat As Back-To-Back Champs, Rick Ross, DJ Khaled & Pitbull React [Video].

"He'll Eat You On Your Own Tracks"

June 21, 2013 12:10 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. After Talib Kweli named his picks, New Orleans rapper Rossy delivers his fave five.]

Continue reading "He'll Eat You On Your Own Tracks".

Danny Brown Shows & Proves

June 21, 2013 12:05 AM

Drake Gets DENIED At Miami Heat Locker Room

June 21, 2013 12:05 AM

Photo of the Day: LeBron James Wins Back-To-Back Titles

June 21, 2013 12:00 AM

Watch the Throne: NBA Finals MVP LeBron James celebrates a second consecutive NBA championship.

Photo taken from Twitter

Nicki Minaj Heats Up 'Net W/ Sizzling Topless Pic: "I Only Breast Feed The Barbz"

June 20, 2013 8:22 PM

Young Money star Nicki Minaj welcomed in the first day of summer by giving Twitter followers a sizzling hot topless photo of herself Thursday (June 20).

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Heats Up 'Net W/ Sizzling Topless Pic: "I Only Breast Feed The Barbz".

Police Storm Flavor Flav's Chicken Spot, Fast Food Dream Collapses

June 20, 2013 6:35 PM

Public Enemy member Flavor Flav's days as a fast food restaurant boss appear to be done for good as reports claim his Chicken & Ribs Michigan location has been cleared out.

Continue reading Police Storm Flavor Flav's Chicken Spot, Fast Food Dream Collapses.

Hot Boys' Turk Hurt Over Lil Snupe's Death: "S**t F**ked Up Bruh"

June 20, 2013 4:32 PM

Former Cash Money Records rapper Turk has confirmed reports of fellow Louisiana hip-hop artist Lil Snupe losing his life this week.

Continue reading Hot Boys' Turk Hurt Over Lil Snupe's Death: "S**t F**ked Up Bruh".

Iggy Azalea Addresses Nas Dating Rumors, Reveals Why She Broke Up W/ A$AP Rocky [Video]

June 20, 2013 4:05 PM

Grand Hustle's Iggy Azalea has stepped forward to clear the air on rumors about dating rap stars like Nas and explain why things did not work out with A$AP Rocky.

Continue reading Iggy Azalea Addresses Nas Dating Rumors, Reveals Why She Broke Up W/ A$AP Rocky [Video].

Diddy Lands Mega Deal W/ TV Giant

June 20, 2013 3:15 PM

Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy has reportedly struck a significant deal with mega television network provider Time Warner Cable to bring his Revolt TV to channels across the United States this year.

Continue reading Diddy Lands Mega Deal W/ TV Giant.

Chris Brown & Drake's Now-Infamous NY Club Catches Huge Break

June 20, 2013 2:45 PM

A year after Drake and Chris Brown made headlines for allegedly fighting at New York City's W.i.P Club, new reports claim the nightspot can finally serve liquor again.

Continue reading Chris Brown & Drake's Now-Infamous NY Club Catches Huge Break.

50 Cent Takes Boxing Passion To Next Round

June 20, 2013 2:00 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent put his love for boxing on full display last night (June 19) in Hollywood at the Los Angeles Film Festival for the premiere of his new Tapia documentary.

Continue reading 50 Cent Takes Boxing Passion To Next Round.

J. Cole Calls Jay-Z Wack, Big K.R.I.T Retires, Rihanna Attacks Fan W/ Mic?

June 20, 2013 12:21 PM

BREAKING: Meek Mill's Teen Artist Fatally Shot, Manager Confirms

June 20, 2013 11:50 AM

Maybach Music Group rapper Meek Mill has reportedly lost an artist and friend in teenage emcee Lil Snupe as reports claim he died from fatal gunfire early Thursday (June 20).

Continue reading BREAKING: Meek Mill's Teen Artist Fatally Shot, Manager Confirms.

Jay-Z Can Now Recruit Any NBA Player He Wants, Hovi Receives Good News

June 20, 2013 11:50 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z can finally kick his feet up as reports claim he is now a licensed NBA agent and able to target any professional athlete he wants.

Continue reading Jay-Z Can Now Recruit Any NBA Player He Wants, Hovi Receives Good News.

Wyclef Jean Addresses Amanda Bynes Hip-Hop Meeting Reports

June 20, 2013 10:30 AM

The Fugees leader Wyclef Jean has stepped forward to clear the air on reports claiming he is on the verge of making new hip-hop music with troubled Hollywood star Amanda Bynes.

Continue reading Wyclef Jean Addresses Amanda Bynes Hip-Hop Meeting Reports.

Chief Keef Linked To Stolen Ferrari, Arrest Warrant In Effect

June 20, 2013 8:30 AM

Chicago rapper Chief Keef can't keep his name out of the crime section of local papers as new reports claim an August 2012 arrest over a stolen Ferrari has him wanted in Miami.

Continue reading Chief Keef Linked To Stolen Ferrari, Arrest Warrant In Effect.

Soulja Boy Tell Em's $60K Debt Woes Exposed, Legal Action On Deck

June 20, 2013 8:05 AM

Atlanta rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em may need to find a suit and tie for a court appearance if he does not handle an outstanding jewelry debt soon.

Continue reading Soulja Boy Tell Em's $60K Debt Woes Exposed, Legal Action On Deck.

"I Think They Go Down In History For The West Coast"

June 20, 2013 7:05 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Aaradhna gave OutKast the title earlier this week, Slum Village's T3 crowns The Pharcyde SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "I Think They Go Down In History For The West Coast".

Photo of the Day: James Gandolfini Shows Mike Epps Some Love

June 20, 2013 12:00 AM

Best of Both Worlds: Late "Sopranos" actor James Gandolfini and Mike Epps hook up.

Photo taken from Mike Epps' Twitter

BREAKING: James Gandolfini AKA "Tony Soprano" Dead At 51, Hip-Hop Reacts

June 19, 2013 8:02 PM

Renowned actor James Gandolfini, mostly known as "Tony Soprano" from HBO's "The Sopranos," has passed away at the age of 51, sending shockwaves throughout the hip-hop community.

Continue reading BREAKING: James Gandolfini AKA "Tony Soprano" Dead At 51, Hip-Hop Reacts.

Kanye West, J. Cole & Mac Miller's First-Week Sales Projections Revealed

June 19, 2013 7:31 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West, J. Cole and Mac Miller's respective solo albums should all easily land on the music sales chart in seven days with huge opening week projections.

Continue reading Kanye West, J. Cole & Mac Miller's First-Week Sales Projections Revealed.

UPDATE: Police Investigate J. Cole's Attacker, Gun-Totting Teen Speaks

June 19, 2013 7:13 PM

Texas police have reportedly taken action days after a teenage J. Cole fan threatened to kill his sister if he did not receive a retweet from the Roc Nation star.

Continue reading UPDATE: Police Investigate J. Cole's Attacker, Gun-Totting Teen Speaks.

Drake Cashes Out The Luxury Rap Image: "Rappers Aren't The Really Rich Ones"

June 19, 2013 3:20 PM

Young Money rapper Drake continues to flood the Internet with must-read quotes from his new GQ magazine cover feature with the latest excerpt involving his stance toward wealth.

Continue reading Drake Cashes Out The Luxury Rap Image: "Rappers Aren't The Really Rich Ones".

Action Bronson - SAAAB Stories

June 19, 2013 3:00 PM

Slaughterhouse Pack Their Bags & Head To "Secret" NY Location

June 19, 2013 2:45 PM

Diehard Slaughterhouse fans hoping to hear at least one more group effort from the foursome will have their wishes met as reports claim they are currently in New York City hammering away new tunes.

Continue reading Slaughterhouse Pack Their Bags & Head To "Secret" NY Location.

Rihanna's Rooftop Creeper Busted, Arrested In Cali

June 19, 2013 2:10 PM

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna narrowly avoided a man trying to get an up-close look at the Barbados beauty after trespassing onto her property and climbing on her roof this week.

Continue reading Rihanna's Rooftop Creeper Busted, Arrested In Cali.

J. Cole On The Diggy Simmons Beef: "It Was Really Kind Of Embarrassing" [Video]

June 19, 2013 1:45 PM

Roc Nation protégé J. Cole has no plans of taking shots or even name-dropping one-time music rival Diggy Simmons in the near future and addressed their short-lived dispute.

Continue reading J. Cole On The Diggy Simmons Beef: "It Was Really Kind Of Embarrassing" [Video].

Chris Brown Opens Up A Can, Sprays Back In Graffiti Wall Dispute

June 19, 2013 12:15 PM

R&B singer Chris Brown continues to refuse covering up or removing his Los Angeles home's graffiti despite ample backlash from neighbors and has stood behind his decision.

Continue reading Chris Brown Opens Up A Can, Sprays Back In Graffiti Wall Dispute.

Despite NBA Finals Ban, Flo Rida's Manager Still Celebrates Miami's Game 6 Win

June 19, 2013 11:45 AM

Even the NBA could not keep rapper Flo Rida's manager Freezy down after announcing he has been banned from the last two Finals games between the San Antonio Spurs and his Miami Heat.

Continue reading Despite NBA Finals Ban, Flo Rida's Manager Still Celebrates Miami's Game 6 Win.

"Pants On The Ground" Guy Co-Signs Baggy Ban, KimYe's Baby Name Revealed, Jay-Z & Beyoncé Ball Out?

June 19, 2013 11:05 AM

Kanye West's 'Yeezus' Sparks Outrage: "We Find These Lyrics Distasteful"

June 19, 2013 10:45 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West may have the number one album in the country next week, but not before receiving an earful from the American Parkinson Disease Association.

Continue reading Kanye West's 'Yeezus' Sparks Outrage: "We Find These Lyrics Distasteful".

J. Cole Attacked W/ Deadly Threat: "Don't Retweet Me & I'll Kill My Sister"

June 19, 2013 8:35 AM

Roc Nation's J. Cole is receiving some unwanted attention this week after an alleged fan threatened to kill his sister over a Born Sinner retweet.

Continue reading J. Cole Attacked W/ Deadly Threat: "Don't Retweet Me & I'll Kill My Sister".

Eminem Makes Hard-Hitting Return: "Love Stinks, That Explains All This Anger That's Spillin' Out" [Audio]

June 19, 2013 7:18 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem took a giant leap forward in his return to making music on a regular basis with the release of a new song called "Symphony In H."

Continue reading Eminem Makes Hard-Hitting Return: "Love Stinks, That Explains All This Anger That's Spillin' Out" [Audio].

"Kanye's Success Angers A Lot Of People"

June 19, 2013 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 Kool G Rap named his picks, Brooklyn rap veteran Talib Kweli delivers his fave five.]

Continue reading "Kanye's Success Angers A Lot Of People".

Photo of the Day: Colin Kaepernick Kicks It W/ J. Cole

June 19, 2013 12:00 AM

Born Winner: San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick hooks up with Roc Nation protégé J. Cole.

Photo taken from Colin Kaepernick's Twitter

Jay-Z's "Magna Carta" 1 Mil Sales Don't Give Him Platinum Status, SoundScan Rep Speaks

June 18, 2013 11:30 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z may have already sold a million copies of his upcoming Magna Carta Holy Grain album to tech giant Samsung, however, a Nielsen SoundScan representative claims they cannot all be tallied up.

Continue reading Jay-Z's "Magna Carta" 1 Mil Sales Don't Give Him Platinum Status, SoundScan Rep Speaks.

Flo Rida's Manager Banned From Tonight's NBA Finals

June 18, 2013 8:55 PM

The San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich is reportedly responsible for getting Miami rapper Flo Rida's manager banned by the NBA for the last two Finals games.

Continue reading Flo Rida's Manager Banned From Tonight's NBA Finals.

J. Cole Reveals God's Son Unforgettable Reaction To "Let Nas Down" [Video]

June 18, 2013 6:10 PM

Roc Nation star J. Cole has come clean on his new "Let Nas Down" record and just how God's Son himself reacted to the personal Born Sinner track.

Continue reading J. Cole Reveals God's Son Unforgettable Reaction To "Let Nas Down" [Video].

Drake Says Keep Dreaming: "A Lot Of People Wish Their Favorite Rapper Wrote It"

June 18, 2013 5:30 PM

Young Money's Drake delves into his Nothing Was The Same anthem, "Started From The Bottom," and why he is down for bringing the entire world into his personal life in the latest issue of GQ magazine.

Continue reading Drake Says Keep Dreaming: "A Lot Of People Wish Their Favorite Rapper Wrote It".

Clipse Reunion Would Take Pharrell To A Whole New "Untapped Zone"

June 18, 2013 4:05 PM

Music producer Pharrell Williams may have been busy helping piece together Jay-Z's upcoming Magna Carta Holy Grain album but he's ready and willing to contribute to a potential The Clipse reunion album.

Continue reading Clipse Reunion Would Take Pharrell To A Whole New "Untapped Zone".

Amanda Bynes Is Really About That Rap Life, In Talks W/ Wyclef Jean

June 18, 2013 3:35 PM

Troubled Hollywood star Amanda Bynes appears to really be serious about launching a hip-hop career as reports claim she is in talks with mega producer/rapper Wyclef Jean.

Continue reading Amanda Bynes Is Really About That Rap Life, In Talks W/ Wyclef Jean.

Khia Calls Beyoncé A Talent-Less H*e: "You'll Never Give Up The Stealing"

June 18, 2013 2:55 PM

Southern rapper Khia is back to her usual antics, now going after married R&B singer Beyoncé Knowles-Carter with a slew of disses and accusations.

Continue reading Khia Calls Beyoncé A Talent-Less H*e: "You'll Never Give Up The Stealing".

Drake Reveals What He's Putting Over Booty Calls: "Sex Isn't One Of My Main Priorities"

June 18, 2013 2:00 PM

Young Money star Drake talks about his intense focus for the upcoming Nothing Was The Same album and reveals why sexual activity is now secondary in the new issue of GQ magazine.

Continue reading Drake Reveals What He's Putting Over Booty Calls: "Sex Isn't One Of My Main Priorities".

"'Yeezus' Is The Panicked Sound Of That Ensuing Free-Fall, A Rush Of Angst & Despair W/ Absolutely Nothing Left To Lose"

June 18, 2013 1:45 PM

After making fans wait nearly three years for a follow-up to My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, G.O.O.D Music boss Kanye West finally delivers with Yeezus.

Continue reading "'Yeezus' Is The Panicked Sound Of That Ensuing Free-Fall, A Rush Of Angst & Despair W/ Absolutely Nothing Left To Lose".

UPDATE: Lil Wayne Addresses Controversial Flag-Stomping Footage

June 18, 2013 12:15 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has stepped forward to address controversial footage of him stomping on the American flag during the filming of his "God Bless Amerika" music video last weekend.

Continue reading UPDATE: Lil Wayne Addresses Controversial Flag-Stomping Footage.

KimYe Baby Name Update, Mariah Carey's Huge Tatas Slip Out, Drake's Not Worried About Love

June 18, 2013 11:35 AM

Chief Keef Says "Amen" After Record-Breaking Arrest, Jail Release

June 18, 2013 11:35 AM

Chicago rapper Chief Keef appears to be back living a high-profile celebrity life after being arrested Monday (June 17) on a reported trespassing charge.

Continue reading Chief Keef Says "Amen" After Record-Breaking Arrest, Jail Release.

Chad Johnson Released From Jail, Horrific & Bloody Evelyn Lozada Pic Leaks

June 18, 2013 10:05 AM

NFL player Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson is reportedly a free man after serving a week behind bars following a court appearance related to a probation violation.

Continue reading Chad Johnson Released From Jail, Horrific & Bloody Evelyn Lozada Pic Leaks.

Ice Cube Pulls A Chief Keef In North Carolina

June 18, 2013 8:48 AM

West Coast rap veteran Ice Cube is making headlines this week after reportedly being stopped in North Carolina for his tour bus going too fast and too furious.

Continue reading Ice Cube Pulls A Chief Keef In North Carolina.

Sesame Street Ups Ante, Creates First Muppet W/ Parent In Jail [Video]

June 18, 2013 8:34 AM

Children's series "Sesame Street" is looking to connect even deeper with its young audience by introducing the first muppet to have a parent behind bars.

Continue reading Sesame Street Ups Ante, Creates First Muppet W/ Parent In Jail [Video].

C-Murder - Ricochet

June 18, 2013 1:00 AM

"I'm Not Taking This Anymore. I've Got To Do What I've Got To Do"

June 18, 2013 12:45 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each Tuesday and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Gliffics decoded his revamped "Aim for the Sky" track, rap veteran MC Shan breaks down his new "Everybody Wanna Be A Big Star" comeback track.]

Continue reading "I'm Not Taking This Anymore. I've Got To Do What I've Got To Do".

Chief Keef Shows How To Fail At Being A Famous Rapper

June 18, 2013 12:15 AM

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

Continue reading Chief Keef Shows How To Fail At Being A Famous Rapper.

"They Always Made Sure To Stay Outside Of The Box"

June 18, 2013 12:10 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Erica Mena gave Cory Gunz the title last week, R&B singer Aaradhna crowns OutKast SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "They Always Made Sure To Stay Outside Of The Box".

Wale Enjoys A Fine Gal & Some Good Eats

June 18, 2013 12:05 AM

Ace Hood & Lil Wayne - 'We Out Chea' (Behind The Scenes)

June 18, 2013 12:05 AM

Photo of the Day: Chief Keef Shows You How To Be A Real Leader

June 18, 2013 12:00 AM

Follow My Lead: Chicago rapper Chief Keef puts on his game face.

Are you funny? Prove it in today's SOHH's Caption Diss!

Beyoncé Reacts To Kanye West & Kim K's Newborn Baby

June 17, 2013 11:50 PM

Grammy-winning singer Beyoncé Knowles-Carter is the latest celebrity to react to longtime friend Kanye West and his girlfriend Kim Kardashian becoming first-time parents 48 hours ago.

Continue reading Beyoncé Reacts To Kanye West & Kim K's Newborn Baby.

Drake Can't Imagine Chris B-romance: "That's Not Going To Happen - I'm Not Going To Back Down"

June 17, 2013 10:15 PM

Young Money's Drake has no plans of collaborating or even seeing music rival Chris Brown face-to-face in the near future, revealing he has no time to waste concerning himself with Breezy in the new GQ magazine.

Continue reading Drake Can't Imagine Chris B-romance: "That's Not Going To Happen - I'm Not Going To Back Down".

2 Chainz Sticks To The Script, Decodes "B.O.A.T.S. II: It's Me Time" Meaning

June 17, 2013 9:55 PM

After officially announcing Based On A T.R.U. Story II: It's Me Time, Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz has provided some more clarity into his decision to stick with a simple title for his sophomore solo release.

Continue reading 2 Chainz Sticks To The Script, Decodes "B.O.A.T.S. II: It's Me Time" Meaning.

Eminem's 'Relapse' & 'Recovery' Were Just Warm-Ups: "I Think Now - He's Eminem"

June 17, 2013 5:54 PM

Shady Records affiliate Alchemist recently talked about his working relationship with elusive rap star Eminem and what the world should expect from Slim Shady's forthcoming solo effort.

Continue reading Eminem's 'Relapse' & 'Recovery' Were Just Warm-Ups: "I Think Now - He's Eminem".

Chief Keef Arrested Minutes After Court Appearance

June 17, 2013 5:32 PM

Chicago rapper Chief Keef can't avoid the law, getting arrested in his hometown just minutes after he pleaded guilty to a crime he committed late last month.

Continue reading Chief Keef Arrested Minutes After Court Appearance.

Jay-Z Goes Into Rare Twitter Tantrum, Addresses 1 Mil Pre-Release Sales

June 17, 2013 4:00 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z gave fans a rare look into his personal life with a Twitter rant that addressed today's new music, his pre-release Magna Carta Holy Grain pre-release sales and more.

Continue reading Jay-Z Goes Into Rare Twitter Tantrum, Addresses 1 Mil Pre-Release Sales.

Amber Rose To Wiz Khalifa: "Thx For Not Putting Ur Babies On My Face That Night"

June 17, 2013 3:15 PM

Former video vixen Amber Rose showed her boyfriend Wiz Khalifa how appreciative she is toward him by giving him a Father's Day shout-out the entire world will remember.

Continue reading Amber Rose To Wiz Khalifa: "Thx For Not Putting Ur Babies On My Face That Night".

Lil Wayne Stomps Out American Symbol: "Kill 'Em All & Let 'Em Die" [Video]

June 17, 2013 2:30 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne is heating up the Internet with new footage of him stomping on an American flag in New Orleans floating around.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Stomps Out American Symbol: "Kill 'Em All & Let 'Em Die" [Video].

A-Trak Trashes Jay-Z's 'Magna' Spectacle: "That Samsung S**t Is Corny"

June 17, 2013 1:35 PM

Music producer A-Trak has the Internet buzzing after publicly revealing his disinterest in Jay-Z's new Magna Carta Holy Grain Samsung movement.

Continue reading A-Trak Trashes Jay-Z's 'Magna' Spectacle: "That Samsung S**t Is Corny".

Wiz Khalifa Addresses The Cheating Accusations

June 17, 2013 12:25 PM

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa has stepped forward to silence chatter about him possibly cheating on his fiancée Amber Rose just months after they welcomed their first child together.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Addresses The Cheating Accusations.

2 Chainz, T.I. & Meek Mill Give Kanye Advice For Baby KimYe

June 17, 2013 11:45 AM

Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz, T.I. and Meek Mill have all offered their support and some words of wisdom in light of Kanye West becoming a father over the weekend.

Continue reading 2 Chainz, T.I. & Meek Mill Give Kanye Advice For Baby KimYe.

Chris B's Girl Flaunts Her Bikini, Nas Celebrates Destiny's 19th B-Day, KimYe Baby Update

June 17, 2013 11:00 AM

Timbaland, Swizz Beatz & More On Jay-Z's 'Magna' Reveal: "Told Y'All We Was Just Getting Started"

June 17, 2013 10:45 AM

Mega producers Timbaland, Swizz Beatz and Soulja Boy Tell Em have spoken out on last night's breathtaking Jay-Z announcement of his new Magna Carta Holy Grail during the NBA Finals.

Continue reading Timbaland, Swizz Beatz & More On Jay-Z's 'Magna' Reveal: "Told Y'All We Was Just Getting Started".

N.W.A.'s "F**k Tha Police" Makes Chief Cop Explode, Officer Takes Immediate Action

June 17, 2013 8:22 AM

Nearly two decades since his passing and Eazy-E is still getting under the skin of police as reports claim a head officer became visibly upset when N.W.A.'s "F*ck Tha Police" played at a local bar.

Continue reading N.W.A.'s "F**k Tha Police" Makes Chief Cop Explode, Officer Takes Immediate Action .

50 Cent Brings "Get Rich Or Die Tryin'" Dark Reality To Life

June 17, 2013 7:40 AM

G-Unit's 50 Cent continues to prove there is no part of the entertainment industry he is unaware of by attaching himself to an upcoming new television series called "Power."

Continue reading 50 Cent Brings "Get Rich Or Die Tryin'" Dark Reality To Life.

Jay-Z Tells You Whatcha Wanna Hear

June 17, 2013 12:10 AM

N.O.R.E.'s Running The City

June 17, 2013 12:05 AM

Kanye West Gets His 'American Psycho' On

June 17, 2013 12:05 AM

J. Cole's Still Born To Sin

June 17, 2013 12:05 AM

Ludacris - Intense Club Fight Footage

June 17, 2013 12:05 AM

I-20 - The Amphetamine Manifesto 2

June 17, 2013 12:00 AM

Photo of the Day: Diddy Spends Father's Day W/ His Family

June 17, 2013 12:00 AM

The Saga Continues: Bad Boy Records CEO Diddy dons the crown with his kids.

Photo taken from Diddy's Instagram

Already Platinum? Jay-Z Sells A Milli Of New LP Before Release

June 16, 2013 11:10 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z delivered on his promise of something big going down Sunday (June 16) night during the NBA Finals by starring in a three-minute Samsung commercial.

Continue reading Already Platinum? Jay-Z Sells A Milli Of New LP Before Release.

Freddie Gibbs Says Rap's Too Fake: "Jim Jones Throwing Up Vampire S**t, I Ain't W/ That" [Audio]

June 16, 2013 10:20 PM

Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs continues to remain in the music headlines, now taking his recent war of words toward ex-pal Young Jeezy and adding Dipset's Jim Jones to the mix.

Continue reading Freddie Gibbs Says Rap's Too Fake: "Jim Jones Throwing Up Vampire S**t, I Ain't W/ That" [Audio].

Future Tells Miley Cyrus To Let it Out: "You Need To Cry Till You Can't Cry Anymore"

June 16, 2013 9:02 PM

Atlanta rapper Future recently talked about locking in some studio time alongside former Disney star Miley Cyrus and what advice he offered the 20-year-old music hopeful.

Continue reading Future Tells Miley Cyrus To Let it Out: "You Need To Cry Till You Can't Cry Anymore".

D12 Member Reveals Realistic Eminem Release Date

June 16, 2013 8:25 PM

D12's Mr. Porter may be adding extra pressure to rap mentor Eminem after hinting at when fans can expect Marshall Mathers' long-awaited Recovery follow-up.

Continue reading D12 Member Reveals Realistic Eminem Release Date.

Ludacris Involved In Club Brawl: "I Had ALL My Jewelry Pre-Fight & Post-Fight" [Video]

June 16, 2013 1:40 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris apparently still knows how to throw them 'bows after finding himself being a victim to a club brawl over the weekend.

Continue reading Ludacris Involved In Club Brawl: "I Had ALL My Jewelry Pre-Fight & Post-Fight" [Video].

Jay Electronica Pushed Mac Miller To The Edge: "I Was Like, 'Tell Me Now If You're Gonna Do This'"

June 16, 2013 1:10 PM

Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller has finally detailed how he managed to snag elusive Roc Nation artist Jay Electronica for the new Watching Movies with the Sound Off and how much of a challenge it ended up becoming.

Continue reading Jay Electronica Pushed Mac Miller To The Edge: "I Was Like, 'Tell Me Now If You're Gonna Do This'".

Diddy Warns Rappers About Kanye West: "Yeezy Murdered The Game!"

June 16, 2013 12:35 PM

Bad Boy Records head Diddy is letting the entire music world know rap star Kanye West is not to be underestimated as his long-awaited Yeezus sits 48 hours away from officially dropping.

Continue reading Diddy Warns Rappers About Kanye West: "Yeezy Murdered The Game!".

Drake & Chief Keef Hint At Something Stirring Up

June 16, 2013 11:40 AM

Young Money's Drake has the Internet buzzing over a possible collaboration with Chicago teenage rapper Chief Keef coming together.

Continue reading Drake & Chief Keef Hint At Something Stirring Up.

With Robbery Behind Him, 2 Chainz Announces Sophomore LP Title

June 16, 2013 10:01 AM

Nearly a week after his run-in with robbers, Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz has announced the title of his upcoming Based On A T.R.U Story follow-up.

Continue reading With Robbery Behind Him, 2 Chainz Announces Sophomore LP Title.

Photo of the Day: Chief Keef Kicks Back & Enjoys The Outdoors

June 16, 2013 12:00 AM

New Chief In Town: Chicago rapper Chief Keef lights one up and enjoys the outdoors.

Photo taken from Chief Keef's Instagram

J. Cole & Mac Miller's Sales Won't Stand A Chance Against "Yeezus", Says Expert

June 15, 2013 11:20 PM

Despite a widespread leak of Kanye West's Yeezus album heading into the weekend, reports suggest new releases from J. Cole and Mac Miller still won't be able to top its expected first-week sales.

Continue reading J. Cole & Mac Miller's Sales Won't Stand A Chance Against "Yeezus", Says Expert.

Nas Confirms The News, Reacts To Kanye West's Newborn

June 15, 2013 10:10 PM

Rap veteran Nas has congratulated fellow hip-hop mogul Kanye West on having a newborn daughter with girlfriend Kim Kardashian this weekend.

Continue reading Nas Confirms The News, Reacts To Kanye West's Newborn.

Flavor Flav's Fast Food Disaster Gets Messier, Deadly Accusations Made

June 15, 2013 9:01 PM

A day after Public Enemy's Flavor Flav made headlines for one of his fast food restaurants being hit with an eviction notice, a new twist in the situation has emerged.

Continue reading Flavor Flav's Fast Food Disaster Gets Messier, Deadly Accusations Made.

BREAKING: Kanye West & Kim K Welcome Newborn Daughter

June 15, 2013 5:10 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West and longtime girlfriend Kim Kardashian have finally become parents, after announcing a pregnancy last December, to a newborn daughter.

Continue reading BREAKING: Kanye West & Kim K Welcome Newborn Daughter.

"A Lot Of People Wanted To Try To Make Me The White Nicki Minaj"

June 15, 2013 3:10 PM

Pop singer Miley Cyrus recently discussed her admiration for urban culture and admitted the seemingly sudden embrace drew premature comparisons to Young Money's Nicki Minaj.

Continue reading "A Lot Of People Wanted To Try To Make Me The White Nicki Minaj".

Baby & Lil Wayne's Kids Reveal The "Hardest" Part Of Living In Their Dads' Spotlight

June 15, 2013 2:45 PM

Cash Money Records head Birdman and protégé Lil Wayne's daughters recently talked about the support they receive from their fathers and what's the toughest thing about receiving so much attention.

Continue reading Baby & Lil Wayne's Kids Reveal The "Hardest" Part Of Living In Their Dads' Spotlight.

Def Jam Fights Back After "Yeezus" Leak, Launches Massive Manhunt

June 15, 2013 1:29 PM

After Kanye West's new Yeezus album unexpectedly leaked online Friday (June 14), new reports claim Def Jam is determined to find out who is responsible.

Continue reading Def Jam Fights Back After "Yeezus" Leak, Launches Massive Manhunt.

Lil Wayne's Daughter Stunts Like Her Daddy [Audio]

June 15, 2013 10:20 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's teenage daughter, Reginae Carter, is showing the world she is just as talented as her pops by releasing a new track called "Daddy's Little Girl."

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Daughter Stunts Like Her Daddy [Audio].

Jay-Z Says Turn Up The Volume, Hints At Big Announcement This Weekend

June 15, 2013 8:08 AM

A week after chatter claiming Jay-Z would join technology giant Samsung in a music-related venture started, new reports suggest a big unveil will go down this weekend.

Continue reading Jay-Z Says Turn Up The Volume, Hints At Big Announcement This Weekend.

Photo of the Day: 50 Cent Looks Down At His City

June 15, 2013 12:00 AM

Heart of the City: G-Unit head 50 Cent looks at his New York City hometown from up above.

Photo taken from 50 Cent's Instagram

2 Chainz Defends Running From Robbers: "I Had Bullet Fragments In My Hair"

June 14, 2013 8:50 PM

Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz has finally come clean on what really went down last weekend in San Francisco following the release of security footage showing him being attacked by gunmen.

Continue reading 2 Chainz Defends Running From Robbers: "I Had Bullet Fragments In My Hair".

"The Hugely Entertaining 'Man Of Steel' Is The Best Superman Movie Since The 1978 Original"

June 14, 2013 6:50 PM

Are you still hungover and upset over The Dark Knight trilogy coming to an end last summer? Well look no further than another DC Comics icon making its way to theaters nationwide today (June 14) in the new Man of Steel flick.

Continue reading "The Hugely Entertaining 'Man Of Steel' Is The Best Superman Movie Since The 1978 Original".

2 Chainz Gets Setup, Kanye West's Alleged Wifey Exposed, Rap Veteran Goes Nuts

June 14, 2013 5:45 PM

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Rick Rubin Breaks Silence On Last-Minute 'Yeezus' Changes: "It Sounded Like Several Months More Work Had To Be Done"

June 14, 2013 5:02 PM

Music icon Rick Rubin has stepped foward to confirm recent chatter suggesting Kanye West reached out to him with last-minute requests for the upcoming Yeezus album and detailed the experience.

Continue reading Rick Rubin Breaks Silence On Last-Minute 'Yeezus' Changes: "It Sounded Like Several Months More Work Had To Be Done".

Kanye West Can't Avoid The Inevitable, "Yeezus" Finally Leaks

June 14, 2013 4:34 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West himself cannot avoid the inevitable widespread leak most highly anticipated albums fall victim to as Yeezus is now floating across the Internet ahead of schedule.

Continue reading Kanye West Can't Avoid The Inevitable, "Yeezus" Finally Leaks.

Mac Miller Reveals What Really Made Him Stop Sippin' Sizzurp: "Don't Mess Around"

June 14, 2013 3:30 PM

Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller recently discussed his short-lived battle with drugs, notably syrup, and what really made him kick the addictive habit for good.

Continue reading Mac Miller Reveals What Really Made Him Stop Sippin' Sizzurp: "Don't Mess Around".

Talib Kweli Reacts To Kanye West's Accolades: "He Wakes Up, He Writes Rhymes"

June 14, 2013 3:05 PM

Brooklyn rapper Talib Kweli has stepped forward to offer a reaction to being showered with accolades courtesy of longtime friend Kanye West in a new, rare New York Times interview.

Continue reading Talib Kweli Reacts To Kanye West's Accolades: "He Wakes Up, He Writes Rhymes".

Kanye West "Yeezus" First-Week Sales Predictions Hit 500K

June 14, 2013 2:50 PM

While Kanye West's Yeezus album is not slated to hit store shelves until next week, industry insiders have already started speculating how many copies the LP should move in its opening week.

Continue reading Kanye West "Yeezus" First-Week Sales Predictions Hit 500K.

Flavor Flav Gets Fried W/ Eviction Notice, Fast Food Empire Crumbles

June 14, 2013 1:55 PM

Public Enemy rapper Flavor Flav's run at being a fast food mogul owner appears close to ending as reports claim he has received an eviction notice for his last restaurant.

Continue reading Flavor Flav Gets Fried W/ Eviction Notice, Fast Food Empire Crumbles.

Tyler, The Creator Busted Driving Justin Bieber's Whip In New Security Footage

June 14, 2013 12:45 PM

Odd Future rapper Tyler, the Creator appears to have been telling the truth after revealing he was, in fact, the person responsible for driving pop singer Justin Bieber's car last month and new video evidence backs up his claim.

Continue reading Tyler, The Creator Busted Driving Justin Bieber's Whip In New Security Footage.

Gunplay - Acquitted

June 14, 2013 12:00 PM

Yeezus Non-Leak Upsets Many, Pharrell Reunites W/ "Frontin" Beauty, Kim K Responds To Kanye Cheating Rumors?

June 14, 2013 11:10 AM

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Continue reading Yeezus Non-Leak Upsets Many, Pharrell Reunites W/ "Frontin" Beauty, Kim K Responds To Kanye Cheating Rumors?.

New Kanye West "Yeezus" Tracklisting Surfaces, Only 10 Songs Deep?

June 14, 2013 11:00 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West's highly anticipated Yeezus tracklisting has reportedly leaked online and shows handfuls of big collaborations despite being only ten tracks deep.

Continue reading New Kanye West "Yeezus" Tracklisting Surfaces, Only 10 Songs Deep?.

Game Rips New Baggy Pants Ban: "This Ain't The F**king Slave Days, F**k That"

June 14, 2013 10:20 AM

West Coast rapper Game is letting a certain New Jersey town know he is not down with its anti-baggy pants law and said it places too much control on people's freedom of expression.

Continue reading Game Rips New Baggy Pants Ban: "This Ain't The F**king Slave Days, F**k That".

Gunplay Pays Homage To Hulk Hogan, WWF W/ Must-See Tattoo [Video]

June 14, 2013 9:50 AM

Maybach Music Group rapper Gunplay took tattoos to an entirely new level recently after revealing his World Wrestling Federation must-see ink job.

Continue reading Gunplay Pays Homage To Hulk Hogan, WWF W/ Must-See Tattoo [Video].

Chief Keef Pal Lil Durk's Jail Release Date Revealed

June 14, 2013 7:46 AM

A week after getting thrown in jail on a gun possession charge, Chicago rapper Lil Durk's scheduled release date has surfaced.

Continue reading Chief Keef Pal Lil Durk's Jail Release Date Revealed.

Photo of the Day: Teyana Taylor Sizzles In Steamy Bikini

June 14, 2013 12:00 AM

Life's A Beach: G.O.O.D Music's Teyana Taylor gets wet and wild away from the recording studio.

Photo taken from Teyana Taylor's Instagram

2 Chainz's Security Confirms Robbery & Shooting, "It Was A Setup"

June 13, 2013 9:00 PM

Hours after leaked robbery footage of 2 Chainz hit the Internet, the Atlanta rapper's personal security guard has come out to speak on the headline-generating incident.

Continue reading 2 Chainz's Security Confirms Robbery & Shooting, "It Was A Setup".

After A$AP Ferg Diss, Teyana Taylor Sizzles In Steamy Bikini Pics

June 13, 2013 6:13 PM

G.O.O.D Music's Teyana Taylor may not have a release date for her long-awaited retail debut, however, she is keeping things hot and steamy with a slew of new bikini photos.

Continue reading After A$AP Ferg Diss, Teyana Taylor Sizzles In Steamy Bikini Pics.

Kanye West Reveals What He Can't Stand, Says Paps "Ask Me Dumba** S**t All The Time"

June 13, 2013 5:49 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West proved he is not your average hip-hop artist Wednesday (June 12) night in Switzerland where he used a Yeezus listening session to address issues with video-sharing site YouTube.

Continue reading Kanye West Reveals What He Can't Stand, Says Paps "Ask Me Dumba** S**t All The Time".

Gunplay Unloads On His Status W/ 50 Cent: "I Don't Care How Many People You Killed" [Video]

June 13, 2013 4:05 PM

Maybach Music Group's Gunplay has updated fans on his stance toward G-Unit head 50 Cent following a publicized physical altercation at last year's BET Hip Hop Awards ceremony.

Continue reading Gunplay Unloads On His Status W/ 50 Cent: "I Don't Care How Many People You Killed" [Video].

Drake's Looks Still Aren't Winning Amanda Bynes Over: "Don't Think You're Good Looking! Ew!"

June 13, 2013 3:55 PM

Troubled Hollywood star Amanda Bynes is doing nothing to lessen her issues with Young Money's Drake, now claiming she will continue to harrass him with ugly photos on a regular basis.

Continue reading Drake's Looks Still Aren't Winning Amanda Bynes Over: "Don't Think You're Good Looking! Ew!".

Tyler, the Creator Comes Clean On Justin Bieber Controversy [Video]

June 13, 2013 3:15 PM

Odd Future leader Tyler, the Creator has provided some clarity into what really went down when he took pop singer Justin Bieber's car for a ride in California last month.

Continue reading Tyler, the Creator Comes Clean On Justin Bieber Controversy [Video].

Miley Cyrus Addresses Nude, "Ratchet" Azz Tats Pic

June 13, 2013 2:15 PM

Overnight twerk sensation Miley Cyrus has come clean on rumors and photos circulating online which suggest she may have placed eye-catching tattoos onto her buttocks.

Continue reading Miley Cyrus Addresses Nude, "Ratchet" Azz Tats Pic.

Kanye West Fires Back After Cheating Accusations, Model Gets Trashed

June 13, 2013 12:15 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has responded to new claims which suggest he engaged in multiple sexual encounters with a woman while dating pregnant girlfriend Kim Kardashian.

Continue reading Kanye West Fires Back After Cheating Accusations, Model Gets Trashed.

Mac Miller Changes J.Cole/Kanye West SoundScan Prediction: "I'll Tell You Who's Gonna Have The Best First Week"

June 13, 2013 11:55 AM

Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller has apparently experienced a change of heart and offered a new take on who will win the SoundScan battle when his Watching Movies with the Sound Off faces off against Kanye West and J. Cole next week.

Continue reading Mac Miller Changes J.Cole/Kanye West SoundScan Prediction: "I'll Tell You Who's Gonna Have The Best First Week".

Miley Cyrus Vs. Amanda Bynes, 2 Chainz Exposes Himself, Kanye's Alleged Mistress Bikini Pics

June 13, 2013 11:00 AM

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Dres Says Kanye Doesn't Like Black People, Calls Pregnant Kim K Biggest "Whore"

June 13, 2013 10:25 AM

Black Sheep's Dres just does not know when to stop and has now dragged Kanye West's pregnant girlfriend Kim Kardashian into a war of words toward the hip-hop mogul.

Continue reading Dres Says Kanye Doesn't Like Black People, Calls Pregnant Kim K Biggest "Whore".

Another Odd Future Member Addresses J-Kwon's Diss

June 13, 2013 8:50 AM

Odd Future's Taco is the latest group member to come forward after being targeted in a new diss record courtesy of Midwest rapper J-Kwon.

Continue reading Another Odd Future Member Addresses J-Kwon's Diss.

2 Chainz Robbery Footage Finally Surfaces, Rapper Falls During Gunmen Chase [Video]

June 13, 2013 7:50 AM

After denying robbery reports this week, explosive new footage of what really went down last weekend in California with rapper 2 Chainz has surfaced online.

Continue reading 2 Chainz Robbery Footage Finally Surfaces, Rapper Falls During Gunmen Chase [Video].

Tiffany Foxx - Goal Diggers

June 13, 2013 1:00 AM

"I Just Think He's Lyrically F*cking Insane - He's The Big Pun From My Era"

June 13, 2013 12:15 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Walter McCarty gave Joe Budden the title earlier this week, former "Love & Hip Hop" star Erica Mena crowns Cory Gunz SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "I Just Think He's Lyrically F*cking Insane - He's The Big Pun From My Era".

Who Hit It First?

June 13, 2013 12:05 AM

Lil Wayne's Not Backing Down From This Plan

June 13, 2013 12:05 AM

Battle Rap Network: Barfest (Behind The Scenes)

June 13, 2013 12:05 AM

Mac Miller Vs. Kanye West Vs. J. Cole: Who Ya Got?

June 13, 2013 12:05 AM

Photo of the Day: Mobb Deep's Prodigy Enjoys Some Warm Weather

June 13, 2013 12:00 AM

Summertime: Mobb Deep's Prodigy clocks out and enjoys some time away from the studio.

Photo taken from Prodigy's Twitter

UPDATE: Tyler, The Creator Responds To J-Kwon's Odd Future Diss

June 12, 2013 9:09 PM

Odd Future leader Tyler, the Creator is not letting Midwest rapper J-Kwon slide after the release of his "Pushing the Odds" diss and has promised to retaliate.

Continue reading UPDATE: Tyler, The Creator Responds To J-Kwon's Odd Future Diss.

Rap Veteran Calls Kanye West "One Of The Most Powerful Gay Men" In The World

June 12, 2013 6:25 PM

Despite having a baby on the way with pregnant girlfriend Kim Kardashian, rap star Kanye West has been called out about his sexuality by Black Sheep's Dres.

Continue reading Rap Veteran Calls Kanye West "One Of The Most Powerful Gay Men" In The World.

ODB's Son Targets Dame Dash: "We Could Do This Man-To-Man"

June 12, 2013 5:10 PM

Late Wu-Tang Clan member Ol' Dirty Bastard's son, Young Dirty, is reportedly hot on the heels of former Roc-A-Fella Records co-owner Damon "Dame" Dash over his father's music.

Continue reading ODB's Son Targets Dame Dash: "We Could Do This Man-To-Man".

J-Kwon Returns W/ Hard-Hitting Pusha T & Odd Future Diss [Audio]

June 12, 2013 4:10 PM

St. Louis rapper J-Kwon is back with a vengeance after taking ample time away from the music scene with a name-dropping diss record called "Pushing the Odds."

Continue reading J-Kwon Returns W/ Hard-Hitting Pusha T & Odd Future Diss [Audio].

Ying Yang Twins Give Lessons In Twerkin': "They Tell A Female What To Do But They Do It Too Hard"

June 12, 2013 3:45 PM

[With booty popping going out of control courtesy of Busta Rhymes' "Twerk It" and Miley Cyrus shaking it everywhere, Ying Yang Twins give SOHH readers their take on pop culture's sweat-dripping obsession.]

Continue reading Ying Yang Twins Give Lessons In Twerkin': "They Tell A Female What To Do But They Do It Too Hard".

Turk Explains Controversial Lil Wayne Drug Comments

June 12, 2013 3:15 PM

Former Cash Money Records rapper Turk has stepped forward to clear the air on recent comments he made about Lil Wayne and denied trying to spark a beef with his ex-labelmate.

Continue reading Turk Explains Controversial Lil Wayne Drug Comments.

Lil' Kim's Protégé Cuts The Tape, Gets Her New Diggs On

June 12, 2013 2:45 PM

[With her new Goal Diggers finally available, Lil' Kim protégé Tiffany Foxx gives SOHH readers the scoop and breaks down the message behind her follow-up to last fall's Yellow Tape mixtape debut.]

Continue reading Lil' Kim's Protégé Cuts The Tape, Gets Her New Diggs On.

A-Mafia - Street Anthems: The Best Of A-Mafia

June 12, 2013 2:42 PM

Lil Wayne Confirms His Days Are Numbered: "After 'Tha Carter V,' I Hope I Can Retire" [Video]

June 12, 2013 2:05 PM

Young Money leader Lil Wayne has confirmed his days as a rap star are limited and talked about what he plans on doing once retirement finally arrives in the near future.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Confirms His Days Are Numbered: "After 'Tha Carter V,' I Hope I Can Retire" [Video].

Freddie Gibbs Receives Death Threats After Young Jeezy Disses: "Your Favorite Rapper's A Fraud"

June 12, 2013 12:15 PM

Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs is not holding back after publicly going at Young Jeezy this week and has revealed receiving death threats since dissing his one-time music mentor.

Continue reading Freddie Gibbs Receives Death Threats After Young Jeezy Disses: "Your Favorite Rapper's A Fraud".

Rick Ross Shows & Proves It's Deeper Than Rap

June 12, 2013 11:45 AM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross continues to prove his career is much deeper than rap after getting spotted with President Bill Clinton's daughter Chelsea Clinton this week.

Continue reading Rick Ross Shows & Proves It's Deeper Than Rap.

Kanye West's Mistress Comes Out, Game Plays Himself, MIley Cyrus Makes An Azz Outta Herself?

June 12, 2013 11:30 AM

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2 Chainz Addresses Robbery, Shooting & Jail Reports: "Sorry If I Disappointed Anyone"

June 12, 2013 10:55 AM

Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz has decided to put an end to mounted chatter about him not only being robbed and shot at this week but also getting arrested last night (June 11) in California.

Continue reading 2 Chainz Addresses Robbery, Shooting & Jail Reports: "Sorry If I Disappointed Anyone".

Kanye West Has All The 'Answers' In Rare Interview: "I Understand Culture, I Am The Nucleus"

June 12, 2013 10:15 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West recently gave an extremely rare media interview to the New York Times in which he touched on everything from preparing for parenthood with pregnant girlfriend Kim Kardashian to analyzing his place in society.

Continue reading Kanye West Has All The 'Answers' In Rare Interview: "I Understand Culture, I Am The Nucleus".

Lil Wayne On Claiming He Slept W/ Miami Heat Star's Wife: "I Was Too Turnt Up That Night" [Video]

June 12, 2013 8:52 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne has come clean on saying he slept with Miami Heat star Chris Bosh's wife earlier this year and admitted he went too far.

Continue reading Lil Wayne On Claiming He Slept W/ Miami Heat Star's Wife: "I Was Too Turnt Up That Night" [Video].

"I Would Probably Never Be Allowed In NJ If I Didn't Put Him In There"

June 12, 2013 12:15 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name their Top 5 rappers of all-time. To make things tricky, we've created a "Hall of Fame" of emcees (see right) who are universally respected and therefore may not be mentioned. After Nature busted out his Top 5, New Jersey rapper David Rush unveils his picks.]

Continue reading "I Would Probably Never Be Allowed In NJ If I Didn't Put Him In There".

Must-Watch LeBron James NBA 2K14 Trailer

June 12, 2013 12:05 AM

Ashanti Finally Speaks On Ja Rule's Return

June 12, 2013 12:05 AM

Photo of the Day: Rick Ross Pulls A Boss Move

June 12, 2013 12:02 AM

Presidential Maybach: Chelsea Clinton rubs elbows with Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross.

Photo taken from Rick Ross' Instagram

BREAKING: 2 Chainz Arrested At Los Angeles Airport

June 11, 2013 10:30 PM

Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz continues to remain in the headlines as reports claim he was arrested in Los Angeles Tuesday (June 11) on a felony drug possession charge.

Continue reading BREAKING: 2 Chainz Arrested At Los Angeles Airport.

J. Cole Rallies Behind Macklemore's Movement: "As Much As People Hate, He's Opening The Door"

June 11, 2013 8:05 PM

Roc Nation rapper J. Cole recently shared his opinion on fellow hip-hop artist Macklemore and why despite some of the criticism he receives the West Coast spitter is paving lanes.

Continue reading J. Cole Rallies Behind Macklemore's Movement: "As Much As People Hate, He's Opening The Door".

2 Chainz Admits He's Blazin' Hot: "I Definitely Have More Fans Than I Did The Last Time" [Video]

June 11, 2013 6:10 PM

Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz recently discussed the make up of his upcoming untitled sophomore album and the approach he made sure to take following last year's Based On A T.R.U. Story success.

Continue reading 2 Chainz Admits He's Blazin' Hot: "I Definitely Have More Fans Than I Did The Last Time" [Video].

Jay-Z & Kanye West Will Reunite As "The Throne"

June 11, 2013 4:36 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z may be busy working on his solo projects and Kanye West is just days away from welcoming in a newborn daughter, however, both hip-hop stars are expected to reunite as The Throne.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Kanye West Will Reunite As "The Throne".

LeBron James' NBA 2K14 Live-Action Trailer Released [Video]

June 11, 2013 4:00 PM

Miami Heat star LeBron James has set the tone for next fall's highly anticipated NBA 2K14 release by appearing in the title's first gameplay trailer.

Continue reading LeBron James' NBA 2K14 Live-Action Trailer Released [Video].

Chief Keef Busted In Another Sticky Speeding Situation

June 11, 2013 3:00 PM

Chicago rapper Chief Keef is once again making headlines for riding shotgun with a pal driving his car being taken into police custody early today (June 11) for speeding.

Continue reading Chief Keef Busted In Another Sticky Speeding Situation.

"It's Probably One Of The Most Well-Written Songs I've Ever Put Out"

June 11, 2013 2:30 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each Tuesday and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Nyzzy Nyce broke down his "I Just Rather" anthem, Brooklyn rapper Gliffics decodes his revamped "Aim for the Sky" track.]

Continue reading "It's Probably One Of The Most Well-Written Songs I've Ever Put Out".

Kanye West Shuts Up NY Paps: "Don't Ever Talk!" [Video]

June 11, 2013 2:05 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West once again found himself being spotted by paparazzi this week in New York and offered a less-than-friendly response when approached.

Continue reading Kanye West Shuts Up NY Paps: "Don't Ever Talk!" [Video].

Amanda Bynes Keeps Shredding Drizzy: "I Only Like Drake Because He's So Ugly!"

June 11, 2013 12:20 PM

Troubled Hollywood star Amanda Bynes' obsession with Drake appears to only be intensifying with his disinterest as she has fired more public disses at his head.

Continue reading Amanda Bynes Keeps Shredding Drizzy: "I Only Like Drake Because He's So Ugly!".

Lil' Kim Post-Car Accident Update

June 11, 2013 11:55 AM

With buzz of rap veteran Lil' Kim getting banged up from a car accident this week stirring, SOHH immediately reached out to the Brooklyn emcee's protégé Tiffany Foxx to get the inside scoop.

Continue reading Lil' Kim Post-Car Accident Update.

Keri Addresses Pregnancy Rumors, The End Of Twerking Is Near, Nas Dating White Female Rapper?

June 11, 2013 11:50 AM

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Beyoncé Tells Serena Williams To "Stunt On Them" In Open Letter

June 11, 2013 11:05 AM

Grammy-winning singer Beyoncé Knowles-Carter has shown a knack for penning open letters and made no exception with tennis superstar Serena Williams following an impressive French Open championship win last weekend.

Continue reading Beyoncé Tells Serena Williams To "Stunt On Them" In Open Letter.

Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Timbaland & NY Knicks Star Attend Kanye West's "Yeezus" Invite-Only Party

June 11, 2013 10:25 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, Timbaland, New York Knicks star Tyson Chandler and many more were on-hand to check out Kanye West's exclusive Yeezus listening session last night (June 10) in New York.

Continue reading Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Timbaland & NY Knicks Star Attend Kanye West's "Yeezus" Invite-Only Party.

Lil Wayne Preps For Drama, Rededicates Himself One Last Time

June 11, 2013 9:40 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne is suiting back up with DJ Drama for at least one more addition to their popular The Dedication mixtape series.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Preps For Drama, Rededicates Himself One Last Time.

Hodgy Beats - Untitled EP 2

June 11, 2013 2:11 AM

2 Chainz Shows The Art Of Robbing Yourself

June 11, 2013 12:10 AM

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

Continue reading 2 Chainz Shows The Art Of Robbing Yourself.

"I Wrote That At About 3 Or 4 In The Morning & I Was High Out Of My Mind"

June 11, 2013 12:10 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each Tuesday and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Ying Yang Twins and Mr. Collipark decoded their "Make It Jump" smash, Indiana's own Nyzzy Nyce breaks down his new "I Just Rather" anthem.]

Continue reading "I Wrote That At About 3 Or 4 In The Morning & I Was High Out Of My Mind".

MC Shan Is Back W/ "Everybody Wanna Be A Big Star"

June 11, 2013 12:05 AM

Get Nyce! Nyzzy Nyce's "I Just Rather"

June 11, 2013 12:05 AM

"I Don't Want To Say He's Cocky But I Just Think He's Got The Whole Package"

June 11, 2013 12:05 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Slim gave Common the title last week, former NBA player Walter McCarty crowns Joe Budden SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "I Don't Want To Say He's Cocky But I Just Think He's Got The Whole Package".

Waka Flocka Undresses Amanda Bynes Rumors & Gucci Mane Rumors

June 11, 2013 12:04 AM

Kanye West Rant 101

June 11, 2013 12:03 AM

Photo of the Day: 2 Chainz Robs Himself (Cap Diss)

June 11, 2013 12:00 AM

How 2 Rob: Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz gets into character with a fake weapon.

Jokes on deck? Prove you're funny by submitting a witty caption into today's SOHH Cap Diss!

50 Cent's Cousin On Verge Of Inking 7-Figure Record Deal [Video]

June 10, 2013 10:45 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent's cousin Continental Five is reportedly on the verge of setting his hip-hop career ablaze by signing a hefty seven-figure record deal.

Continue reading 50 Cent's Cousin On Verge Of Inking 7-Figure Record Deal [Video].

Beyoncé Catches Massive Backlash Over Blue Ivy Hot Tub Pic

June 10, 2013 9:41 PM

Grammy-winning singer Beyoncé Knowles-Carter is reportedly under fire after releasing a weekend photo of herself and daughter Blue Ivy Carter in a hot tub together.

Continue reading Beyoncé Catches Massive Backlash Over Blue Ivy Hot Tub Pic.

2 Chainz Reacts To Shooting & Robbery Reports: "Get In Line, [You] Can't Stop This S**t"

June 10, 2013 6:55 PM

Hours after making headlines for being allegedly robbed, Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz has come forward to laugh off the reports and explain why it's nothing more than hype.

Continue reading 2 Chainz Reacts To Shooting & Robbery Reports: "Get In Line, [You] Can't Stop This S**t".

Birdman's "Gang" Gets Pushed Around

June 10, 2013 6:00 PM

Cash Money Records head Birdman's highly anticipated Rich Gang compilation album artwork has surfaced online, however, its new release date now has fans waiting until next month to get their hands on it.

Continue reading Birdman's "Gang" Gets Pushed Around.

Kanye West Driving Def Jam "Crazy" W/ Last-Minute Album Changes

June 10, 2013 5:15 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West is reportedly irking his Def Jam family with last-minute touch-ups to his new Yeezus album, just days away from it being slated to arrive nationwide.

Continue reading Kanye West Driving Def Jam "Crazy" W/ Last-Minute Album Changes.

Rick Ross Explains His Master Mind Move: "I Wanted To Make That Clear For The Ones That Paid Attention"

June 10, 2013 4:30 PM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross recently discussed the motivation behind relying on a Curtis Mayfield track to serve as the theme for his upcoming Mastermind album's title announcement earlier in the year.

Continue reading Rick Ross Explains His Master Mind Move: "I Wanted To Make That Clear For The Ones That Paid Attention".

Ashanti Confirms Ja Rule Chat, Reveals Where He'll Be At "All The Time" [Video]

June 10, 2013 4:00 PM

R&B singer Ashanti has stepped forward to speak on former Murder Inc. labelmate Ja Rule returning home from a jail stint and discussed going back to their old ways together.

Continue reading Ashanti Confirms Ja Rule Chat, Reveals Where He'll Be At "All The Time" [Video].

UPDATE: 2 Chainz Avoids Robbery, Entourage Member Stuck Up At Gunpoint

June 10, 2013 3:05 PM

After initial reports claimed rapper 2 Chainz fell victim to a gunman yesterday (June 9), new information has provided some clarity into what really went down.

Continue reading UPDATE: 2 Chainz Avoids Robbery, Entourage Member Stuck Up At Gunpoint.

Ochocinco's Butt Slap Upsets Judge, Gets NFL Star Tossed In Jail [Video]

June 10, 2013 2:50 PM

NFL free agent Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson's decision to pat his lawyer on the backside during a court appearance has reportedly cost him 30 days of his life behind bars.

Continue reading Ochocinco's Butt Slap Upsets Judge, Gets NFL Star Tossed In Jail [Video].

Shaq Blown Away By Miley Cyrus' Booty Popping, Juicy J Says "She Knows How To Twerk It"

June 10, 2013 2:13 PM

Retired NBA champion Shaquille O'Neal has revealed his shocked reaction to seeing pop singer/actress Miley Cyrus take center stage at rapper Juicy J's Hollywood weekend concert and show-off some eye-catching twerking moves.

Continue reading Shaq Blown Away By Miley Cyrus' Booty Popping, Juicy J Says "She Knows How To Twerk It".

Erykah Badu Shreds Fan In E-Beef, Ciara Gets Served In Public, Waka Flocka Says It's Not All Gucci?

June 10, 2013 1:15 PM

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Alley Boy - War Cry

June 10, 2013 12:25 PM

Lil' Kim Involved In Car Crash, Injury Details Revealed

June 10, 2013 12:15 PM

A week after hitting the stage at Hot 97's Summer Jam XX concert, Brooklyn rapper Lil' Kim is recovering from a nasty car accident.

Continue reading Lil' Kim Involved In Car Crash, Injury Details Revealed.

Chris Brown's Frank Ocean Problems Far From Over, Big Charges On Deck

June 10, 2013 11:45 AM

R&B singer Frank Ocean may not have pressed criminal charges against music rival Chris Brown earlier this year, however, new reports claim Breezy is not yet out of the dog house.

Continue reading Chris Brown's Frank Ocean Problems Far From Over, Big Charges On Deck.

Kanye West Goes Off In NY: "I Could Give A F**k About Selling A Million Records" [Video]

June 10, 2013 11:35 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West stole the spotlight last night (June 9) at the Governors Ball in New York City where he premiered new Yeezus tracks, unloaded on radio promotion and revealed his disinterest in record sales.

Continue reading Kanye West Goes Off In NY: "I Could Give A F**k About Selling A Million Records" [Video].

BREAKING: 2 Chainz Robbed At Gunpoint, Rapper & Entourage "Ran Away Like 'Cockroaches'"

June 10, 2013 10:02 AM

Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz may have some serious new content to add to his upcoming solo album as reports claim he fell victim to a robbery at gunpoint over the weekend.

Continue reading BREAKING: 2 Chainz Robbed At Gunpoint, Rapper & Entourage "Ran Away Like 'Cockroaches'".

Waka Flocka Undresses Amanda Bynes' Troubles: "She Kind Of Reminds Me Of Me" [Video]

June 10, 2013 9:27 AM

Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame has stepped forward to clear the air on reaching out to troubled Hollywood actress Amanda Bynes and offered an opinion on her publicized social media tantrums.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Undresses Amanda Bynes' Troubles: "She Kind Of Reminds Me Of Me" [Video].

D*mnnnn. Eve's Still Got It.

June 10, 2013 12:10 AM

Someone Really Pissed Papoose Off

June 10, 2013 12:05 AM

Nas Tight At J. Cole Over This? C'Mon, Son.

June 10, 2013 12:05 AM

Things Done Changed: Turk Addresses Lil Wayne's Drug Use

June 10, 2013 12:05 AM

Photo of the Day: Kanye West Shows Off A Couple Buds

June 10, 2013 12:00 AM

Three Kings: Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West proves he has friends in high places alongside Jay-Z and Nas.

Photo taken from Tumblr

50 Cent Remembers Slain Teen Girl, Reveals Tribute Tattoo

June 9, 2013 11:55 PM

G-Unit's 50 Cent has once again paid homage to the memory of a slain teenage female from his Queens, New York hometown.

Continue reading 50 Cent Remembers Slain Teen Girl, Reveals Tribute Tattoo.

With "Yeezus" On The Horizon, New Kanye West Track Premieres [Video]

June 9, 2013 11:40 PM

While Kanye West fans still have to wait until June 18 to get their hands on his long-awaited Yeezus solo album, they can rejoice over an unexpected new Ye tune premiering over the weekend.

Continue reading With "Yeezus" On The Horizon, New Kanye West Track Premieres [Video].

Papoose Can't Get Over Summer Jam Backlash: "N****s Thought Jay-Z Was Coming Out - Hahahaha"

June 9, 2013 11:20 PM

Brooklyn rapper Papoose is having a hard time getting over the backlash he received from last weekend's unexpected Hot 97 Summer Jam concert appearance and is letting his thoughts run wild.

Continue reading Papoose Can't Get Over Summer Jam Backlash: "N****s Thought Jay-Z Was Coming Out - Hahahaha".

Gunplay Comes Clean On Drug Addiction Battles: "I Was On Cocaine Since Like, 10, 12 Years"

June 9, 2013 10:05 PM

Maybach Music Group's Gunplay recently opened up about his past issues with drug addiction and admitted the real challenge boiled down to him being willing to say good-bye.

Continue reading Gunplay Comes Clean On Drug Addiction Battles: "I Was On Cocaine Since Like, 10, 12 Years".

UPDATE: Meek Mill Trashes Cassidy's Diss: "If You Like Dat S**t, You A Official Clown!"

June 9, 2013 9:49 PM

Maybach Music Group's Meek Mill is not sweating Cassidy's unexpected "Dopest Out" diss record, simply laughing off and clowning his one-time Philadelphia pal.

Continue reading UPDATE: Meek Mill Trashes Cassidy's Diss: "If You Like Dat S**t, You A Official Clown!".

Miley Cyrus Booty Pops For Juicy J, Twerks Outta Control In Hollywood [Video]

June 9, 2013 2:05 PM

Hollywood actress/singer Miley Cyrus took twerking to an entirely new level last night (June 8) after coming out to show off some booty-popping skills at a Juicy J concert.

Continue reading Miley Cyrus Booty Pops For Juicy J, Twerks Outta Control In Hollywood [Video].

Jay-Z & Nas Help Kanye West Celebrate 36th B-Day, Kim K Makes Emotional Remarks

June 9, 2013 1:45 PM

Rap moguls Jay-Z and Nas helped Kanye West inch a year closer to joining the 40/40 club by celebrating his 36th birthday with him in New York City over the weekend.

Continue reading Jay-Z & Nas Help Kanye West Celebrate 36th B-Day, Kim K Makes Emotional Remarks.

Beyoncé Flaunts Bikini, Jumps In Bubbly Tub W/ Blue Ivy Carter

June 9, 2013 12:20 PM

Grammy-winning singer Beyoncé Knowles-Carter is reminding the entire world the only baby she has to worry herself with is Blue Ivy in a new photo released online this weekend.

Continue reading Beyoncé Flaunts Bikini, Jumps In Bubbly Tub W/ Blue Ivy Carter.

Nate Dogg's Baby Mamas Claw Each Other In Child Support Battle

June 9, 2013 10:50 AM

Two years after the passing of late hip-hop artist Nate Dogg, two of his ex-girlfriends are reportedly going at one another's necks over child support-related issues.

Continue reading Nate Dogg's Baby Mamas Claw Each Other In Child Support Battle.

Cassidy Calls Meek Mill Shook On New Diss Record: "Homie Dies If This Battle Happen" [Audio]

June 9, 2013 9:30 AM

Months after engaging in a war of words with one-time pal Meek Mill, Philadelphia rapper Cassidy appears hungry for more with the release of his new "Dopest Out" track.

Continue reading Cassidy Calls Meek Mill Shook On New Diss Record: "Homie Dies If This Battle Happen" [Audio].

Photo of the Day: Waka Flocka Flame Gets Caught Slippin'

June 9, 2013 12:00 AM

Pick & Choose: Brick Squad Monopoly leader Waka Flocka Flame suffers the consequence of snoozing.

Photo taken from Waka Flocka Flame's Instagram

Jason Collins Takes Another Giant Step For Gay NBA Players, Professional Athletes

June 8, 2013 10:10 PM

NBA player Jason Collins is proving his recent big reveal of being a homosexual man is not a publicity stunt by attending his first-ever gay pride parade.

Continue reading Jason Collins Takes Another Giant Step For Gay NBA Players, Professional Athletes.

Papoose Rips Haters Over Summer Jam: "Don't Want To Let A N*gga Shine, Fine, I'll Take Another Artist's Time" [Video]

June 8, 2013 9:39 PM

Brooklyn rapper Papoose has taken to the studio to address last weekend's surprise appearance at Hot 97's annual Summer Jam concert on a new "Open Letter" freestyle.

Continue reading Papoose Rips Haters Over Summer Jam: "Don't Want To Let A N*gga Shine, Fine, I'll Take Another Artist's Time" [Video].

Jay-Z On Verge Of Signing Mega NBA Star: "He Had A Chance To Be W/ His Idol & Couldn't Say No"

June 8, 2013 7:44 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z is reportedly on the verge of inking a huge client to Roc Nation Sports in one-time Western Conference champion Kevin Durant.

Continue reading Jay-Z On Verge Of Signing Mega NBA Star: "He Had A Chance To Be W/ His Idol & Couldn't Say No".

Gucci Mane Explains 1017 Brick Squad/Brick Squad Monopoly: "Waka Decided He Wanted To Have His Own Label"

June 8, 2013 2:30 PM

Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane has provided some clarity into the difference between his 1017 Brick Squad label and Waka Flocka Flame's Brick Squad Monopoly.

Continue reading Gucci Mane Explains 1017 Brick Squad/Brick Squad Monopoly: "Waka Decided He Wanted To Have His Own Label".

Earl Sweatshirt Reveals Big News: "I Can't Wait For This S**t To Come Out Already So I Can Finally Exhale"

June 8, 2013 1:05 PM

West Coast rapper Earl Sweatshirt is giving fans a reason to be anxious for summer to speed up, announcing plans to drop a long-awaited solo album.

Continue reading Earl Sweatshirt Reveals Big News: "I Can't Wait For This S**t To Come Out Already So I Can Finally Exhale".

Waka Flocka Puts A Hit Out: "Where's Macklemore?"

June 8, 2013 12:45 PM

Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame is the latest hip-hop artist to hop on the Macklemore bandwagon, publicly asking his fans to alert him to reach out.

Continue reading Waka Flocka Puts A Hit Out: "Where's Macklemore?".

Mac Miller Sad Over Kanye West/J. Cole Hype: "Everybody Cares So Much About The Number Of Albums We're Selling"

June 8, 2013 10:35 AM

With his new Watching Movies with the Sound Off just a couple weeks away from hitting store shelves, Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller admits he is not thriving off competing against J. Cole's Born Sinner and Kanye West's Yeezus.

Continue reading Mac Miller Sad Over Kanye West/J. Cole Hype: "Everybody Cares So Much About The Number Of Albums We're Selling".

Tony Parker's $20 Mil Drake/Chris B. Suit Could Cost Him In NBA Finals

June 8, 2013 8:55 AM

San Antonio Spurs' point guard Tony Parker's $20 million lawsuit against the New York City club where Drake and Chris Brown squared off at last year could be in danger.

Continue reading Tony Parker's $20 Mil Drake/Chris B. Suit Could Cost Him In NBA Finals.

Photo of the Day: Action Bronson Lives Sky High

June 8, 2013 12:00 AM

Action-Packed: New York rapper Action Bronson lives sky high.

Photo taken from Action Bronson's Instagram

Kanye West's "Yeezus" Production & Guest Features Revealed?

June 7, 2013 11:55 PM

A couple weeks after a bogus Yeezus tracklist hit the Internet, new buzz is circulating over the production and guest features for Kanye West's sixth solo album now sprouting.

Continue reading Kanye West's "Yeezus" Production & Guest Features Revealed?.

Eminem Makes Big Sean Feel Like A "Lil-A** Boy" After Detroit Hook-Up

June 7, 2013 11:50 PM

G.O.O.D Music's Big Sean recently talked about linking up with Detroit icon Eminem for an in-studio session and how the experience brought him back to his pre-teen days.

Continue reading Eminem Makes Big Sean Feel Like A "Lil-A** Boy" After Detroit Hook-Up.

Drake Proclaims "Mama We Made It!!!" After Saucy Co-Sign

June 7, 2013 7:40 PM

Young Money's Drake can add Taco Bell to a growing list of businesses borrowing his catchphrases after posting an Instagram shot of his lyrics appearing on one of the fast food restaurant's sauce packets.

Continue reading Drake Proclaims "Mama We Made It!!!" After Saucy Co-Sign.

Selena Gomez & Gucci Mane Hook-Up Rumors Undressed: "She Was Dating Justin Bieber At The Time"

June 7, 2013 6:20 PM

Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane has finally put an end to recent chatter that connected him to Hollywood actress and Spring Breakers co-star Selena Gomez.

Continue reading Selena Gomez & Gucci Mane Hook-Up Rumors Undressed: "She Was Dating Justin Bieber At The Time".

50 Cent Vowed To Triple Jay-Z's Def Jam Offer, Reveals Foxy Brown [Audio]

June 7, 2013 4:48 PM

G-Unit head 50 Cent reportedly wanted Foxy Brown to join his clique so bad in the mid-2000's that he offered to pay the Brooklyn rapper triple what she received for inking a deal at Def Jam.

Continue reading 50 Cent Vowed To Triple Jay-Z's Def Jam Offer, Reveals Foxy Brown [Audio].

Gucci Mane Clears Up Amanda Bynes Remark, Explains Why He Nearly Changed His Name To "Mr. Guwop"

June 7, 2013 4:00 PM

Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane has cleared the air on reaching out to troubled Hollywood actress Amanda Bynes last month and revealed why he nearly changed his rap moniker to Mr. Guwop.

Continue reading Gucci Mane Clears Up Amanda Bynes Remark, Explains Why He Nearly Changed His Name To "Mr. Guwop".

Jadakiss Hints At A Big Bawse Move: "LOX Might Get An Offer From MMG"

June 7, 2013 3:45 PM

The LOX's Jadakiss has the Internet rumbling after revealing the possibility of bringing his talent, along Styles P. and Sheek Louch, to Rick Ross' growing Maybach Music Group empire.

Continue reading Jadakiss Hints At A Big Bawse Move: "LOX Might Get An Offer From MMG".

Prez Obama Has Nerds Shook, Foxy Brown Gives Emo Tell-All, Waka Flocka's Non-MILF Rescue

June 7, 2013 3:37 PM

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Method Man Gets "Chozen" To Help Gay White Rapper Survive

June 7, 2013 2:55 PM

Wu-Tang Clan's Method Man is going to have to balance some time in-between making his next solo album and working alongside his rap group after landing a new animated series role.

Continue reading Method Man Gets "Chozen" To Help Gay White Rapper Survive.

J. Cole Reveals Nas' Disgusted Reaction To 'Work Out': "I Was Hurt Like, D*mn, Why He Gonna Say That?" [Video]

June 7, 2013 2:15 PM

Roc Nation rapper J. Cole has finally unwrapped the story behind his new "Let Nas Down" record and why he felt a need to put the track together for his upcoming Born Sinner album.

Continue reading J. Cole Reveals Nas' Disgusted Reaction To 'Work Out': "I Was Hurt Like, D*mn, Why He Gonna Say That?" [Video].

Diddy Sparks New Dance Craze, Ciara Refused To Go Gay, Chief Keef's Newest Beef?

June 7, 2013 1:00 PM

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Foxy Brown Breaks Down Over Lauryn Hill: "You Can't Prepare For Going Into Commissary W/ 400 Other Girls" [Audio]

June 7, 2013 12:15 PM

New York rapper Foxy Brown recently gave a heartfelt reaction to the news of Lauryn Hill preparing to begin a three-month prison sentence on a tax evasion conviction.

Continue reading Foxy Brown Breaks Down Over Lauryn Hill: "You Can't Prepare For Going Into Commissary W/ 400 Other Girls" [Audio].

AZ - Last Of A Dying Breed

June 7, 2013 12:00 PM

Amanda Bynes Blasts Drake: "He Has The Ugliest Smile, Ugly Gums, Uneven Teeth, Ugly Eyes"

June 7, 2013 11:45 AM

Troubled Hollywood actress Amanda Bynes has once again resorted to Twitter disses by going after one-time love interest Drake over his facial features.

Continue reading Amanda Bynes Blasts Drake: "He Has The Ugliest Smile, Ugly Gums, Uneven Teeth, Ugly Eyes".

Turk Says Drugs Are Taking Over Weezy: "He's Like A Little Brother To Me & I Know That's Not Wayne" [Audio]

June 7, 2013 10:06 AM

Former Hot Boys member Turk recently talked about his relationship with Lil Wayne and how the rap star has vastly changed from the Weezy F. Baby he remembers growing up with.

Continue reading Turk Says Drugs Are Taking Over Weezy: "He's Like A Little Brother To Me & I Know That's Not Wayne" [Audio].

Director Spills Guts On Kanye West's 'Anchorman 2' Cameo, Confirms Fight Sequence

June 7, 2013 9:16 AM

Weeks after Kanye West heated up the Internet courtesy of paparazzi spotting him on-set of the upcoming Anchorman: The Legend Continues flick, the movie's director has come forward to address the hype.

Continue reading Director Spills Guts On Kanye West's 'Anchorman 2' Cameo, Confirms Fight Sequence.

After Verizon, NSA & FBI Dig Into Personal Google, Facebook, Skype & More Records

June 7, 2013 8:49 AM

The National Security Agency (NSA) continues to work up scares across the United States as a day after making headlines for going through millions of Verizon phone records it's now digging into social media outlets.

Continue reading After Verizon, NSA & FBI Dig Into Personal Google, Facebook, Skype & More Records.

Photo of the Day: Meek Mill Throws It Up

June 7, 2013 12:00 AM

House Party: Maybach Music Group's Meek Mill shows you how to throw it up.

Photo taken from Meek Mill's Instagram

Nicki Minaj Twerk, Twerk, Twerks It For Busta Rhymes [Audio]

June 6, 2013 11:55 PM

Cash Money Records rapper Busta Rhymes has finally put in some studio time with labelmate Nicki Minaj promptly ending his streak of not having a collabo with the self-proclaimed Barbie.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Twerk, Twerk, Twerks It For Busta Rhymes [Audio].

Lil Durk's Pal Tries To Take Blame For Gun, Judge Isn't Buying It

June 6, 2013 11:31 PM

Chicago rapper Lil Durk reportedly appeared in court Thursday (June 6) where his attorney said he was wrongly arrested on a felony gun possession charge this week.

Continue reading Lil Durk's Pal Tries To Take Blame For Gun, Judge Isn't Buying It.

With The Feds Still Watching, 2 Chainz's New Anthem Gets Decoded

June 6, 2013 10:25 PM

After Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz premiered his "Feds Watching" anthem at last weekend's Hot 97 Summer Jam concert, producer Pharrell Williams has explained how the track came together.

Continue reading With The Feds Still Watching, 2 Chainz's New Anthem Gets Decoded.

Gucci Mane Reacts To Chief Keef's Legal Woes: "[Don't] Do The Same Thing That I Did"

June 6, 2013 7:50 PM

Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane recently shared his thoughts on newly added Brick Squad member Chief Keef running into constant legal problems and why he hopes things will change from the teenager.

Continue reading Gucci Mane Reacts To Chief Keef's Legal Woes: "[Don't] Do The Same Thing That I Did".

Pharrell Peels Off Miley Cyrus' Hip-Hop Stripes

June 6, 2013 4:00 PM

Grammy-winning producer Pharrell Williams has clarified speculation and rumors about pop singer Miley Cyrus going all-rap everything on an upcoming solo album.

Continue reading Pharrell Peels Off Miley Cyrus' Hip-Hop Stripes.

Jadakiss Names His Son's Favorite Rapper, "I Got To Throw Him On ['Top 5 Dead Or Alive']"

June 6, 2013 3:55 PM

The LOX's Jadakiss recently updated fans on the status of his long-awaited Top 5 Dead or Alive solo album and revealed what features are definitely locked-in.

Continue reading Jadakiss Names His Son's Favorite Rapper, "I Got To Throw Him On ['Top 5 Dead Or Alive']".

Mac Miller Predicts J. Cole/Kanye West SoundScan Winner: "Everyone [Gonna] Be Pissed"

June 6, 2013 3:20 PM

Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller is letting the world know he is a gambling man and has predicted who the winner will be when his new Watching Movies with the Sound Off faces-off against J. Cole's Born Sinner and Kanye West's Yeezus later this month.

Continue reading Mac Miller Predicts J. Cole/Kanye West SoundScan Winner: "Everyone [Gonna] Be Pissed".

Sir Michael Rocks - While You Wait...

June 6, 2013 3:00 PM


J. Cole Jacks Kanye West's Promo Strategy? Announces Nationwide Live Stream

June 6, 2013 2:45 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West may have motivated more than just J. Cole's Born Sinner album release bump as the Roc Nation protégé appears to now have applied Ye's idea of premiering new music nationwide simultaneously.

Continue reading J. Cole Jacks Kanye West's Promo Strategy? Announces Nationwide Live Stream.

Gucci Mane Announces Brick Squad's Debut Album Title, Confirms Waka Flocka's Presence

June 6, 2013 2:05 PM

Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane is staying busy these days with the music and has announced the title of his Brick Squad crew's debut album.

Continue reading Gucci Mane Announces Brick Squad's Debut Album Title, Confirms Waka Flocka's Presence.

Verizon Forced To Handover Millions Of Phone Records, Busta Rhymes Calls It "F**kin Crazy!"

June 6, 2013 12:20 PM

Cash Money Records rapper Busta Rhymes is just one of thousands of people reacting to Thursday (June 6) news that mega phone provider Verizon is being forced to disclose tens of millions of call records.

Continue reading Verizon Forced To Handover Millions Of Phone Records, Busta Rhymes Calls It "F**kin Crazy!".

Nicki Minaj Finally Wraps Things Up In New York: "What Could Be Better?"

June 6, 2013 12:15 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj can catch her breath after reportedly finishing up final scenes for an upcoming flick called The Other Woman starring Hollywood bombshell Cameron Diaz.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Finally Wraps Things Up In New York: "What Could Be Better?".

Kanye West Gets Ripped Off, Michael Jackson's Kid Tries To Kill Herself, Dipset Banned In Pittsburgh?

June 6, 2013 11:45 AM

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Jay-Z Hooks Up W/ Ex-Rap Foe, Gets The Internet Talking

June 6, 2013 10:20 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z must have something big up his sleeve by topping off recent in-studio Raekwon and Drake sessions with none other than his one-time rap foe Nas.

Continue reading Jay-Z Hooks Up W/ Ex-Rap Foe, Gets The Internet Talking.

Miguel's Camp Says Stop Lying, Drop Kicks Alleged Music Awards Warning

June 6, 2013 8:54 AM

R&B singer Miguel's camp has fired back at accusations and claims that he was specifically told not to do any dangerous acts, especially a crowd jump, during his set at the Billboard Music Awards last month.

Continue reading Miguel's Camp Says Stop Lying, Drop Kicks Alleged Music Awards Warning.

After Chris Rock Pic, Eminem Busted W/ Kendrick Lamar & More In-Studio

June 6, 2013 8:35 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem is doing nothing to slow down buzz about a highly anticipated solo album being in the works by now getting spotted with Kendrick Lamar, Royce Da 5'9 and more in the studio.

Continue reading After Chris Rock Pic, Eminem Busted W/ Kendrick Lamar & More In-Studio.

Photo of the Day: Drake Gets Up Close & Personal W/ Teyana Taylor

June 6, 2013 12:00 AM

G.O.O.D Money: Young Money's Drake sneaks a kiss on G.O.O.D Music's Teyana Taylor.

Photo taken from Drake's Instagram

J. Cole Breaks Own Promise W/ "Born Sinner" Tracklist? 50 Cent & Kendrick Lamar Attached

June 5, 2013 8:18 PM

Roc Nation rapper J. Cole may have broken his own promise of having no other artists rapping on his upcoming Born Sinner solo album as a leaked tracklist shows rap stars Kendrick Lamar and 50 Cent as guest features.

Continue reading J. Cole Breaks Own Promise W/ "Born Sinner" Tracklist? 50 Cent & Kendrick Lamar Attached.

Chief Keef's Pal Arrested Again On Serious Felony Charge

June 5, 2013 6:30 PM

Chicago rapper Chief Keef's hometown associate Lil Durk is making some bad press today (June 5) as reports claim he found himself in handcuffs on a felony weapon charge.

Continue reading Chief Keef's Pal Arrested Again On Serious Felony Charge.

Diggy Simmons Kicks Gems, Drops Some Lifelong Advice

June 5, 2013 4:00 PM

[With his graduation on deck, Reverend Run's son/rapper Diggy Simmons reflects on his rededication to learning and gives SOHH readers a couple of tips for achieving their goals.]

Continue reading Diggy Simmons Kicks Gems, Drops Some Lifelong Advice.

50 Cent Dishes On How He Stays Stress-Free From Taxes

June 5, 2013 4:00 PM

G-Unit head 50 Cent has done a remarkable job keeping his name out of tax-related headlines and recently admitted how he keeps a smile on his face despite having to pay buckets of money to the government.

Continue reading 50 Cent Dishes On How He Stays Stress-Free From Taxes.

Asher Roth Loads Up The Cannon To Bring More Drama

June 5, 2013 3:15 PM

Def Jam rapper Asher Roth may not have a release date for his long-awaited follow-up to 2009's Asleep in the Bread Aisle, however, he is hooking back up with DJ Drama and Don Cannon for a sequel to The GreenHouse Effect.

Continue reading Asher Roth Loads Up The Cannon To Bring More Drama.

Nicki Minaj Finally Lets You Taste Her Goods: "It's Not Even A Hard Sell"

June 5, 2013 3:00 PM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj has finally sealed the deal and announced a new partnership with a wine company called Myx Fusions which has her set up as part owner and face of the brand.

Continue reading Nicki Minaj Finally Lets You Taste Her Goods: "It's Not Even A Hard Sell".

Nelly Tells Mike & Ike To Ditch Rappin' After "Strawberry Or Die"

June 5, 2013 2:50 PM

St. Lunatics leader Nelly recently chopped it up with SOHH in light of his involvement in a new Mike & Ike candy campaign and talked about reuniting the one-time estranged business partners.

Continue reading Nelly Tells Mike & Ike To Ditch Rappin' After "Strawberry Or Die".

Jadakiss Reacts To J. Cole's Kanye West SoundScan Challenge [Video]

June 5, 2013 2:15 PM

The LOX's Jadakiss has offered an opinion on seeing Roc Nation artist J. Cole move up the release date of his Born Sinner album to face-off against fellow Def Jam pal Kanye West's Yeezus LP.

Continue reading Jadakiss Reacts To J. Cole's Kanye West SoundScan Challenge [Video].

50 Cent Reveals What Car Nearly Had Him Killed, Admits He Still Has Bulletproof Whips

June 5, 2013 12:30 PM

G-Unit leader 50 Cent appears in an upcoming issue of Forbes Life where he discusses his fascination with vehicles and why he still needs to have protection when driving around.

Continue reading 50 Cent Reveals What Car Nearly Had Him Killed, Admits He Still Has Bulletproof Whips.

Kim K & Kanye Can Now Officially Put A Ring On It

June 5, 2013 11:45 AM

If rap star Kanye West wants to put a wedding ring on Kim Kardashian's finger, he can now do so without the fear of legal onslaught coming down on them.

Continue reading Kim K & Kanye Can Now Officially Put A Ring On It.

Waka Flocka Saves 53 Year Old Woman, Wale Reacts To Losing His "Bad" Girl, Amanda Bynes Puts Rap Over Playboy?

June 5, 2013 11:30 AM

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Kanye West Quietly Selling Decked Out NY Crib, $4.5 Mil Bachelor Pad Details Revealed

June 5, 2013 8:54 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West appears ready to welcome in a new family with pregnant girlfriend Kim Kardashian weeks away from giving birth by putting his New York home up for sale.

Continue reading Kanye West Quietly Selling Decked Out NY Crib, $4.5 Mil Bachelor Pad Details Revealed.

Rick Ross Closes Chapter In Tough Reebok Fallout: "If I Never Sold Another Shoe, Rozay Good"

June 5, 2013 8:40 AM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross has offered a couple final thoughts on his recent headline-generating fallout with Reebok and how he hopes his protégés learn from his mistake.

Continue reading Rick Ross Closes Chapter In Tough Reebok Fallout: "If I Never Sold Another Shoe, Rozay Good".

Miguel Pulled Major No-No At Billboard Music Awards, Ignored Leg Drop Orders

June 5, 2013 8:05 AM

R&B singer Miguel may be in a heap of trouble as reports now claim he was told not to perform any dangerous acts, especially a crowd jump, prior to his Billboard Music Awards accident last month.

Continue reading Miguel Pulled Major No-No At Billboard Music Awards, Ignored Leg Drop Orders.

Young Buck & Tha City Paper - Gangsta and Street 2

June 5, 2013 2:00 AM

Danny Browns Under/Overrates Skinemax, Cereal, Billy Crystal & More

June 5, 2013 12:05 AM

Decoded: J. Cole Dissects 'Crooked Smile'

June 5, 2013 12:05 AM

Wale Undresses Rihanna 'Bad' Remix

June 5, 2013 12:05 AM

Photo of the Day: Flo Rida Rides The Heat Wave

June 5, 2013 12:00 AM

On Top Of The Game: Miami's Flo Rida rides the Heat wave.

Photo taken from Flo Rida's Instagram

Flo Rida's Manager Blows Whistle On Miami Heat Ejection: "We Go Hard In Dade County"

June 4, 2013 11:50 PM

After making national television for being thrown out of Monday night's Pacers versus Heat Game 7 in South Beach, rapper Flo Rida's manager has stepped forward to explain what really went down.

Continue reading Flo Rida's Manager Blows Whistle On Miami Heat Ejection: "We Go Hard In Dade County".

Wiz Khalifa Affiliate Linked To NFL Star Stabbing & Robbery, Thrown Behind Bars

June 4, 2013 9:23 PM

Taylor Gang affiliate Quay Meanz is reportedly making headlines for his alleged involvement in the stabbing and robbing of a Pittsburgh Steelers player last weekend.

Continue reading Wiz Khalifa Affiliate Linked To NFL Star Stabbing & Robbery, Thrown Behind Bars.

Chief Keef Calls NY Weed "Weak As F*ck" & Says He's Not Sweatin' Katy Perry

June 4, 2013 8:05 PM

Chicago rapper Chief Keef recently hit the streets of New York City running, accompanied by a music reporter, where he shared his thoughts about the Big Apple's marijuana quality, rift with pop singer Katy Perry and more.

Continue reading Chief Keef Calls NY Weed "Weak As F*ck" & Says He's Not Sweatin' Katy Perry.

Suspect Busted In South Carolina, Arrested In Slain Teen NY Shooting

June 4, 2013 5:45 PM

Weeks after a teenage girl lost her life at a Sweet 16 party due to fatal gunfire, a suspect has reportedly been arrested in South Carolina.

Continue reading Suspect Busted In South Carolina, Arrested In Slain Teen NY Shooting.

J. Cole Takes Credit For Switching Up The Rap Game: "My Album Changed The Business Model"

June 4, 2013 4:30 PM

Roc Nation protégé J. Cole recently reflected on his 2011 Cole World debut album and how the project ultimately changed the way a lot of music executives and fellow entertainers do business.

Continue reading J. Cole Takes Credit For Switching Up The Rap Game: "My Album Changed The Business Model".

Notorious B.I.G. & Jackie Robinson Legacies Stand Tall, Unite In New York City

June 4, 2013 3:35 PM

Diehard Notorious B.I.G. fans outside of New York should start planning a summer trip to the Big Apple as a huge High Line billboard remembering the late rapper is now up for public observation.

Continue reading Notorious B.I.G. & Jackie Robinson Legacies Stand Tall, Unite In New York City.

"It Was Just Talking About Getting A Female's Backside To Jump"

June 4, 2013 3:15 PM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each Tuesday and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Harry Fraud dissected his infectious "Yacht Lash" anthem, Ying Yang Twins and Mr. Collipark unravel their new "Make It Jump" smash.]

Continue reading "It Was Just Talking About Getting A Female's Backside To Jump".

Justin Bieber Responds To Tyler, The Creator's Confession: "The Baby Aint Mine Either"

June 4, 2013 3:05 PM

Pop singer Justin Bieber has stepped forward to publicly acknowledge Odd Future leader Tyler, the Creator's confession of being responsible for his alleged reckless driving last week.

Continue reading Justin Bieber Responds To Tyler, The Creator's Confession: "The Baby Aint Mine Either".

Chris Rivers - Wonderland of Misery

June 4, 2013 3:00 PM

Papoose Says Stop Crying Over Record Sales & Paper-Chasin': "Hip-Hop's Not About None Of That Sh*t!"

June 4, 2013 2:15 PM

Brooklyn rapper Papoose recently talked about the long journey it took to get his delayed Nacirema Dream album onto store shelves and, specificially, why people should get away from the materialistic part of the music business.

Continue reading Papoose Says Stop Crying Over Record Sales & Paper-Chasin': "Hip-Hop's Not About None Of That Sh*t!".

Gucci Mane Finds Love In The Club, Kim K's Furious At Pops Over Kanye, Soulja Boy's Fail Of The Week?

June 4, 2013 12:22 PM

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Method Man, RZA, Ghostface Killah Do It For The Fam: "20 Years Later, We Still Bang" [Audio]

June 4, 2013 12:15 PM

The Wu-Tang Clan reunion hype continues following an appearance at Hot 97's Summer Jam concert over the weekend in the form of a new collaborative effort, "Family Reunion."

Continue reading Method Man, RZA, Ghostface Killah Do It For The Fam: "20 Years Later, We Still Bang" [Audio].

Flo Rida's Manager Pulls A Lil Wayne, Kicked Out Miami Heat's Game 7 [Video]

June 4, 2013 11:40 AM

Miami rapper Flo Rida had to hold down two floor seats by himself last night (June 3) during the Indiana Pacers versus Miami Heat Game 7 game after his manager was reportedly ejected.

Continue reading Flo Rida's Manager Pulls A Lil Wayne, Kicked Out Miami Heat's Game 7 [Video].

Jay-Z On The Verge Of Inking $20 Mil Deal W/ Tech Giant

June 4, 2013 11:05 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z is reportedly on the verge of expanding his already massive portfolio by teaming up with tech giant Samsung Mobile on a deal believed to be worth up to $20 million.

Continue reading Jay-Z On The Verge Of Inking $20 Mil Deal W/ Tech Giant.

Roc Nation On J. Cole's 'Born Sinner' Kanye West Face-Off: "It Can Stand Up To Anybody"

June 4, 2013 9:25 AM

Roc Nation VP of product marketing Liz Hausle has admitted an unexpected announcement by label star J. Cole to move his long-awaited Born Sinner release date up a week to face-off against Kanye West's Yeezus even threw them off.

Continue reading Roc Nation On J. Cole's 'Born Sinner' Kanye West Face-Off: "It Can Stand Up To Anybody".

Miguel's Leg Drop Victim Could Have Brain Damage, Singer's Fate Rests On Test Results

June 4, 2013 8:15 AM

Nearly a week after R&B singer Miguel's leg drop victim's attorney revealed possible legal action could go down against him, more details on the injury's seriousness have emerged.

Continue reading Miguel's Leg Drop Victim Could Have Brain Damage, Singer's Fate Rests On Test Results.

"They Might Not Have Sold 15 Million Records But They Have An Imprint In This Music"

June 4, 2013 5:15 AM

[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After 50 Cent's cousin Continental Five gave himself the title last week, 112's Slim crowns Common SOHH Underrated.]

Continue reading "They Might Not Have Sold 15 Million Records But They Have An Imprint In This Music".

"We All Hung Out & Earl [Sweatshirt] Was Like, 'Yo, We Should Put Riff [Raff] On This Record"

June 4, 2013 12:25 AM

[SOHH highlights a hot record each Tuesday and offers a unique look at the track in Singled Out. After Aaradhna broke down P-Money and Talib Kweli's "Celebration Flow," New York producer Harry Fraud dissects his infectious "Yacht Lash" anthem.]

Continue reading "We All Hung Out & Earl [Sweatshirt] Was Like, 'Yo, We Should Put Riff [Raff] On This Record".

Lil Wayne's Either Shook Or Star-Struck Over King James

June 4, 2013 12:10 AM

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

Continue reading Lil Wayne's Either Shook Or Star-Struck Over King James.

Photo of the Day: Lil Wayne Can't Help But Look Up To LeBron James

June 4, 2013 12:00 AM

Started From The Bottom: Young Money president Lil Wayne watches LeBron James do what he does best.

Are you a jokester? Prove it by submitting your funny caption into today's SOHH Cap Diss!

Rick Ross Says Competition's Fueling Next Maybach Ride: "It Brings Out The Best"

June 3, 2013 10:23 PM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross is not relying on viral buzz to spread news about plans to drop a third Self Made compilation album and has instead self-promoted the newly announced LP.

Continue reading Rick Ross Says Competition's Fueling Next Maybach Ride: "It Brings Out The Best".

With Wale Long Gone, "Bad" Collaborator Tiara Thomas Joins Music Giant

June 3, 2013 6:46 PM

R&B singer Tiara Thomas has officially cemented her departure from Wale by joining Interscope Records this week.

Continue reading With Wale Long Gone, "Bad" Collaborator Tiara Thomas Joins Music Giant.

Beyoncé Gives Unusual Answer When Pressured About Pregnancy Rumors [Video]

June 3, 2013 6:10 PM

Grammy-winning singer Beyoncé Knowles-Carter may have the rumor mills spinning this week after giving a non-direct answer when recently confronted about pregnancy gossip.

Continue reading Beyoncé Gives Unusual Answer When Pressured About Pregnancy Rumors [Video].

As Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports Thrives, Another NFL Star Wants In?

June 3, 2013 5:05 PM

Roc Nation Sports head Jay-Z may have to hire an additional assistant as his new agency continues to become more popular and draws extra attention from high-profile athletes.

Continue reading As Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports Thrives, Another NFL Star Wants In?.

After Eminem Hooks Up W/ Chris Rock, Wale Finds His Own Comedian For "Gifted" LP

June 3, 2013 4:30 PM

Just a few weeks after rap star Eminem and comedian Chris Rock sparked chatter after an in-studio photo went viral, Wale may have Slim Shady beat to the punch by tagging stand-up veteran Jerry Seinfeld for his The Gifted album.

Continue reading After Eminem Hooks Up W/ Chris Rock, Wale Finds His Own Comedian For "Gifted" LP.

J. Cole Stays True To His Word, Gives The World A "Crooked Smile" [Audio]

June 3, 2013 4:00 PM

Roc Nation protégé J. Cole has stayed true to his word by releasing a highly anticipated TLC Born Sinner track Monday (June 3).

Continue reading J. Cole Stays True To His Word, Gives The World A "Crooked Smile" [Audio].

Rick Ross Loads Up His Maybach For Another Hot Summer

June 3, 2013 3:10 PM

Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross is gathering his team back together for a follow-up to last summer's Self Made Vol. 2 set to hit store shelves in the next few months.

Continue reading Rick Ross Loads Up His Maybach For Another Hot Summer.

Lauryn Hill Just Lost Another One, Loses Messy Dispute

June 3, 2013 3:00 PM

Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill is less than a month away from being forced to begin a 90-day stint in prison but has come to terms with landlords to ditch her New Jersey crib.

Continue reading Lauryn Hill Just Lost Another One, Loses Messy Dispute.

Foxy Brown Burns Lil' Kim Beef-Ending, Reunion Opportunity

June 3, 2013 2:15 PM

Brooklyn rapper Foxy Brown reportedly missed a perfect opportunity to finally bury the hatchet with music rival Lil' Kim last night (June 2) at Hot 97's annual Summer Jam concert.

Continue reading Foxy Brown Burns Lil' Kim Beef-Ending, Reunion Opportunity.

Kelis' Milk Shake Dries Up, Miley Cyrus Should But Can't Stop, Guess What Flick Jay-Z & Beyoncé Just Saw?

June 3, 2013 12:05 PM

Money Monday. It's a few days past "Pay Day" but that's no reason why we shouldn't take a look at what's hurting Kelis' wallet. Speaking of hurting, is Miley Cyrus really trying to put a hurting on the music industry? A couple of people big on hurting the industry, in a good way, are Jay-Z and Beyoncé but even they need time to relax and catch a movie. Think you can guess what they went to see? All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.

Continue reading Kelis' Milk Shake Dries Up, Miley Cyrus Should But Can't Stop, Guess What Flick Jay-Z & Beyoncé Just Saw?.

Four Cops Busted In Controversial Racial, Homophobic-Spewing Rap Videos

June 3, 2013 12:05 PM

Four New Jersey police officers are reportedly on the verge of losing their jobs in law enforcement after appearing in controversial gay-slamming and racially-charged music videos.

Continue reading Four Cops Busted In Controversial Racial, Homophobic-Spewing Rap Videos.

Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Lil' Kim, French Montana & More Dominate Summer Jam XX

June 3, 2013 11:05 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Lil' Kim, Nicki Minaj, French Montana and many more helped jam a packed Hot 97 Summer Jam XX concert last night (June 2) in New Jersey.

Continue reading Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Lil' Kim, French Montana & More Dominate Summer Jam XX.

2 Chainz Has The "Feds Watching" At Summer Jam [Video]

June 3, 2013 10:25 AM

Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz kept his promise of premiering new music at last night's Hot 97 Summer Jam XX concert by performing his untitled sophomore album's new single, "Feds Watching."

Continue reading 2 Chainz Has The "Feds Watching" At Summer Jam [Video].

After Last Summer's Disaster, Nicki Minaj Makes Jam-Packed Return

June 3, 2013 9:10 AM

Young Money's Nicki Minaj made up for last year's Hot 97 Summer Jam no-show by coming through for concertgoers Sunday (June 2) night at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.

Continue reading After Last Summer's Disaster, Nicki Minaj Makes Jam-Packed Return.

Kim Kardashian Announces Baby KimYe's Sex: "That's Really What Kanye Has Always Wanted"

June 3, 2013 7:35 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West and pregnant girlfriend Kim Kardashian have finally revealed the sex of their baby just weeks before its expected delivery.

Continue reading Kim Kardashian Announces Baby KimYe's Sex: "That's Really What Kanye Has Always Wanted".

Young Jeezy & CTE - #ItsThaWorld

June 3, 2013 2:15 AM

Chief Keef's One Lucky Son Of A...

June 3, 2013 12:15 AM

2 Chainz Points Out Those Nosey Feds

June 3, 2013 12:05 AM

The Leg Drop Heard Around The World

June 3, 2013 12:05 AM

Everyone's Gotta Riot Sometime

June 3, 2013 12:00 AM

Photo of the Day: Nicki Minaj Returns To Summer Jam

June 3, 2013 12:00 AM

Return of the Minaj: Young Money's Nicki Minaj makes a grand return to Hot 97's Summer Jam concert stage.

Photo taken from Tumblr

"No Homo" Costs NBA Superstar $75,000

June 2, 2013 11:50 PM

Indiana Pacers star Roy Hibbert has come forward to apologize for using one-time popular hip-hop expression "No homo" during a post-game conference Saturday (June 1) night.

Continue reading "No Homo" Costs NBA Superstar $75,000.

Lil Wayne Watches Arch Rival Heat Go Down In Indy

June 2, 2013 11:20 PM

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne may have predicted the Miami Heat will win back-to-back NBA championships this year but the Young Money boss watched the LeBron James-led team suffer a 77-91 loss to the Indiana Pacers over the weekend.

Continue reading Lil Wayne Watches Arch Rival Heat Go Down In Indy.

A$AP Ferg Gets The Rumors Spinning, Fires Shots At G.O.O.D Music's Teyana Taylor?

June 2, 2013 8:35 PM

New York rapper A$AP Ferg may have a big week ahead of him after heating up Sunday's Hot 97 Summer Jam annual concert by allegedly claiming he had sexual relations with an R&B singer.

Continue reading A$AP Ferg Gets The Rumors Spinning, Fires Shots At G.O.O.D Music's Teyana Taylor?.

Chief Keef Says Oh Yeezus, Confirms Role On Kanye West's New LP [Video]

June 2, 2013 7:54 PM

Chicago rapper Chief Keef has confirmed his involvement on Kanye West's upcoming Yeezus solo album and said fans could expect him to appear on the long-awaited new LP.

Continue reading Chief Keef Says Oh Yeezus, Confirms Role On Kanye West's New LP [Video].

Drake Can't Keep His Lips Sealed, Reveals Sexy "Nothing Was The Same" Guest Feature

June 2, 2013 6:55 PM

Young Money rapper Drake may be far from done with his long-awaited third solo album Nothing Was The Same, however, he provided fans with something to get excited about as they wait by revealing one of the project's guest features.

Continue reading Drake Can't Keep His Lips Sealed, Reveals Sexy "Nothing Was The Same" Guest Feature.

Kanye West's Now-Infamous Street Sign Gets Makeover

June 2, 2013 4:25 PM

Weeks after Kanye West ignited the Internet with endless memes and viral jokes following caught-on-camera footage of him walking into a street sign, property owners have now taken action.

Continue reading Kanye West's Now-Infamous Street Sign Gets Makeover.

BREAKING: Bruno Mars' Mother Passes Away At 55

June 2, 2013 3:00 PM

Just days after OutKast member Andre 3000's mother passed away, pop singer Bruno Mars has lost his at the age of 55.

Continue reading BREAKING: Bruno Mars' Mother Passes Away At 55.

Lil Scrappy's Key To Fighting Drug Addiction Revealed

June 2, 2013 12:50 PM

Atlanta rapper Lil Scrappy's attorney has confirmed his client is currently in a drug rehab center fighting marijuana addiction and revealed a key factor which should help cure the troubled hip-hop artist.

Continue reading Lil Scrappy's Key To Fighting Drug Addiction Revealed.

Kanye West's KimYe Baby Shower Rumors Finally Cleared Up: "It's Girls, But He'll..."

June 2, 2013 10:20 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West has been rumored to be going, not going and now finally attending his pregnant girlfriend Kim Kardashian's publicized baby shower today (June 2).

Continue reading Kanye West's KimYe Baby Shower Rumors Finally Cleared Up: "It's Girls, But He'll...".

Jay-Z Goes "Crazy" W/ Beyoncé In London

June 2, 2013 9:09 AM

Rap mogul Jay-Z continues to show the world he never takes a day off by coming through for superstar wife Beyoncé Knowles-Carter's benefit concert last night (June 1) in London.

Continue reading Jay-Z Goes "Crazy" W/ Beyoncé In London.

Photo of the Day: Pusha T Puts On For His City

June 2, 2013 12:00 AM

Put On For My City: G.O.O.D Music's Pusha T experiences a moment of clarity.

Photo taken from Pusha T's Instagram

UPDATE: Tyler, The Creator Confesses: "That Was Me Behind The Wheel Of Justin's Vehicle"

June 1, 2013 11:40 PM

Hours after Odd Future's Tyler, the Creator was attached to pop singer Justin Bieber's reckless driving case, the West Coast rapper has stepped up to confess his involvement.

Continue reading UPDATE: Tyler, The Creator Confesses: "That Was Me Behind The Wheel Of Justin's Vehicle".

After Benz B-Day Gift, Jay-Z Showers Roc Nation Sports Star Again

June 1, 2013 11:05 PM

Rap mogul Jay-Z is showing new Roc Nation Sports signee he is focused on his clients' careers by treating the WNBA star to a private reception at his 40/40 Club.

Continue reading After Benz B-Day Gift, Jay-Z Showers Roc Nation Sports Star Again.

Gucci Mane Goes Chasing Waterfalls & Guwop

June 1, 2013 10:45 PM

Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane is proving he can multi-task after recently adding Chief Keef to his growing Brick Squad family and revealing a collaborative with rocker Marilyn Manson by announcing new album plans.

Continue reading Gucci Mane Goes Chasing Waterfalls & Guwop.

2 Chainz Chooses A "Hot" Platform To Premiere Sophomore Single

June 1, 2013 9:33 PM

Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz has announced plans to heat up late spring with the premiere of a single off an upcoming untitled sophomore album at Sunday's Summer Jam concert in New York.

Continue reading 2 Chainz Chooses A "Hot" Platform To Premiere Sophomore Single.

Hot 97 Bans Rapper From Summer Jam? Ebro Responds To "Racist" & "Prejudice" Accusations

June 1, 2013 7:37 PM

New York radio station Hot 97 has reportedly banned Southern rapper Riff Raff after a publicized dispute between him and program director Ebro earlier in the week.

Continue reading Hot 97 Bans Rapper From Summer Jam? Ebro Responds To "Racist" & "Prejudice" Accusations.

Odd Future's Tyler, The Creator Dragged Into Messy Justin Bieber Crime

June 1, 2013 2:20 PM

Odd Future leader Tyler, the Creator is now reportedly being tagged to reports this week of pop star Justin Bieber recklessly driving on Memorial Day in California.

Continue reading Odd Future's Tyler, The Creator Dragged Into Messy Justin Bieber Crime.

Jermaine Dupri's Losing So So Def Records? JD Speaks Out

June 1, 2013 1:00 PM

So So Def founder Jermaine "JD" Dupri has stepped forward to clear rumors and speculation which suggest he may be in danger of losing the label responsible for introducing the world to Da Brat, Bow Wow, Xscape and more.

Continue reading Jermaine Dupri's Losing So So Def Records? JD Speaks Out.

Lil Scrappy's Intense Drug Rehab Restrictions Revealed: "6:30 AM Wake-Up, No Cell Phone Or Laptop..."

June 1, 2013 11:20 AM

Atlanta rapper Lil Scrappy has made a big step in the right direction by entering drug rehab this week in hopes of being able to finally kick marijuana addiction.

Continue reading Lil Scrappy's Intense Drug Rehab Restrictions Revealed: "6:30 AM Wake-Up, No Cell Phone Or Laptop...".

After Wale Loses Tiara Thomas He Scoops Up An Even Bigger "Bad" Girl [Audio]

June 1, 2013 9:55 AM

Maybach Music Group rapper Wale is doing nothing to lessen chatter about him possibly dating R&B superstar Rihanna by deciding to hook up with her for the remix to his new "Bad" anthem.

Continue reading After Wale Loses Tiara Thomas He Scoops Up An Even Bigger "Bad" Girl [Audio].

Kanye West's Official "Yeezus" Album Cover Unwrapped

June 1, 2013 8:38 AM

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West's highly anticipated Yeezus album is still a few weeks away from dropping but its cover art has now surfaced.

Continue reading Kanye West's Official "Yeezus" Album Cover Unwrapped.

Photo of the Day: Beyoncé & Jay-Z Hug It Up In Berlin

June 1, 2013 12:00 AM

Let's Get It On: Married superstars Beyoncé Knowles-Carter and Jay-Z ball out in Berlin.

Photo taken from Beyoncé's Tumblr

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