G.O.O.D Music's Big Sean has taken a cue from big brother and boss Kanye West by finally launching his very own clothing line, Aura Gold.
Continue reading Big Sean Pops His Collar, Follows In Kanye West's Footsteps.
Wow. 8 Mile was many years ago, and although Eminem did a great job in the semi-autobiographical flick, he stayed away from making movies in the years following the film's release. Well, Slim was set to return to the big screen, but now those plans seem to have come to a screeching halt.
Continue reading Latest On Eminem's New Movie + Shady's Odd Hotel Request.
[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After Cash Money Content author Muhammad Bashir crowned Chuck D SOHH Underrated, Obie Trice gives his underrated award to Redman.]
Continue reading "He's Definitely A Face Of Hip Hop Music".
Continue reading "They Always Called Me Eminem's Protege".
Go ahead and add Jeezy to the list of artists that have had shows interrupted with violence. Like Tyga, N. Hussle and a slew of others, gunfire came into play at a recent Snowman concert.
The greatest rapper of all time is such a subjective title. You got cats from different eras that spoke for their respective generation, plus, when you consider the newcomers that may make a lane of their own, it's d*mn near impossible to crown ONE dude the best ever.
Continue reading Kanye Names Greatest New Rapper + Nicki Minaj Over New York Love?!.
Midwest rapper Jon Connor may still be a relative newcomer to the rap scene, but his militia-style movement at last week's SXSW festival still has people talking, as his army of supporters mobbed their way through the busy streets of Austin, Texas.
[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at a how record came together. After Gensu Dean explained the Large Professor assisted track "Forever", Tech N9ne reflects on his "Interlude" verse off of Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV.]
[Each week, SOHH asks two entertainment personalities to name who they feel is the most underrated emcee in hip-hop. After rapper Nefew crowned Saigon SOHH Underrated, Tech N9Ne lists a trio of spitters who he feels deserve more praise.]
Continue reading "He Is An Extreme F*ckin' Lyricist".
With the annual South By Southwest festivities in full effect this week, SOHH recently reached out to indie-turned-mainstream rap veteran Tech N9ne for his take on the Austin, Texas event.
Kinda crazy how Hip Hop grabs people from all walks of life and makes them fans. Even in the world of entertainment, who woulda thought that Disney star Demi Lovato would want to do a collaboration with one of rap's most iconic and elusive figures?
[SOHH highlights a hot single each week and offers a unique look at the record. After King Louie and John Monopoly explains the Chicago spitter is "Too Cool," Brooklyn MC Gliffics tells readers why they ought to keep an eye on the "Burgundy Walls."]
Continue reading "This Is A J. Dilla Beat That Was From One Of His Beat Tapes".
Common is back. That's right. His new album, The Dreamer/The Believer lands in stores next week -- but wait, Com has decided to put the entire album on YouTube. What gives?
As hip-hop phenom Kanye West continues to rack up accolades for his lyrics and production, Kidz In The Hall rapper Double-O spoke to SOHH about creating a beat for the Chi-town spitter that was never used.
SOHH recently caught up with Atlanta rapper Roscoe Dash to get his opinion on Kanye West receiving a staggering seven Grammy nominations for his 2010 album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.
Man, what in the hell did these folks have for Thanksgiving dinner? Sh*t was calm and peaceful in the rap world before the break, and now, all this crazy sh*t is happening. Young Money booty, I mean, beauty Nicki Minaj and her boyfriend are e-beefing with Cher and now it looks like Wiz may or may not be a poppa soon.
Next to Beyonce and Beiber, Eminem fans are some of the most devoted rap listeners walking the Earth. You even think about dissing their Hip Hop hero and your life is in immediate danger. Which is what makes this movement against the man known as Marshall Mathers all the more ironic, as his legion of followers are accusing their leader of selling wack music over the past several years.
Shady 2.0 signee Yelawolf howls his way into retail stores as his album, Radioactive, releases today.
Continue reading Yelawolf, "Radioactive".
[In recognition of anticipated sophomore albums like Drake's Take Care and Wale's Ambition dropping this month, SOHH is featuring entertainment personalities each day this week naming some of their favorite debut LP follow-ups and seeing if it survived the often-discussed "sophomore jinx". After R&B diva Syleena Johnson explained why she rolls with Eminem's Marshall Mathers LP, Detroit rhymer Big Sean reps for the recently-released album, Ambition.]
Continue reading "Wale Took Me On The First Tour I Ever Went On".
Well d*mn, Ludacris. You just gonna diss Drake at the same time his new album drops? The homie was probably poolside sipping margarita's, chillin' and sh*t and Lil Twist walks up and tells him sh*t has gotten real.
Continue reading No NBA? No Problem: Kobe Bryant's Secret Hustle [Click Here & Speak].
Currently riding the wave of his hit video and remix to "Dance (A$$)", Detroit rapper Big Sean recently sat down with SOHH to discussed his presence in the hip-hop game.
Continue reading "I'm Makin' Music People Can Ride To, Smoke To And Have Sex To ...".
Black men rejoice: Not only is the McRib back in the hood, one of the finest, whitest booties in faux-Hollywood is once again free to do as it pleases, as news of Kim Kardashian's divorce hit the Web early Monday.
[Double Take: This week, SOHH allows entertainment personalities to give a fresh perspective on a critically-acclaimed artist whom, despite their demonstrated success, may possess a trait that's unappreciated by the masses. After G-Unit's Kidd Kidd gave the title to Uncle Murda last week, rapper Kurupt now crowns Eminem as SOHH Underrated.]
As their Hell: The Sequel EP recently approached gold status, Detroit MC Royce Da 5'9 recently spoke with SOHH and explained why he feels his Bad Meets Evil counterpart Eminem is such a vicious battle rapper.
Continue reading "Eminem Has No Boundaries, And I Feel The Same Way About Game".
After a heated Twitter debate began between Royce Da 5'9 and an account claiming to belong to Benzino, Royce explains why he believes the Boston rapper might be lying in an attempt to save face.
Alotta crazy sh*t happened at the VMA's this past Sunday night: Lil' Wayne ditched the skinny jeans and went full legging (you never go full legging), Hov and B announced their latest project, a collaboration we've titled Watch the Womb and Lady Gaga surprised us all by appearing as 80's icon and original Karate Kid actor Ralph Macchio.
Rolling Stone Magazine may have crowned Marshall Mathers King of Hip Hop, but in the realm of rap music, no man has mastered the art of the sneak diss more than Shawn Carter.
[SOHH highlights a newly-released single each week and offers a unique look at the song. After Waka Flocka Flame explained "She Be Puttin' On", Kurupt explains why he chose to play double-duty as executive producer and rapper on his latest track, "Samaryda".]
Continue reading "Me & Raekwon On One Record, That's Just The Sh*t To Me...".
The wait is over as G.O.O.D Music artist Big Sean releases his debut studio album today, appropriately titled Finally Famous.
Continue reading Big Sean, "Finally Famous" .
Red and Meth. Ghost and Rae. Snoop and Dre.
There's no denying that when certain artists unite on wax, magic happens. Nowadays anyone with a major label budget can cop a guest spot from Weezy, but there's no faking the chemistry between rappers who bring out the best in each other bar-for-bar. Call it competition, camaraderie or that new hot sh*t -- it's the kind of sincerity major label money can't buy. The kind listeners can feel. So... we start to fiend for more.
ROUND ONE: The battle gets large today as rap newcomer Big Sean faces off with Little Brother's Big Pooh. Whose list gets the props? You decide!
Continue reading Big Pooh vs. Big Sean.