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.
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.
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].
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!".
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
[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.
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".
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].
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.
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.
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].
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
Troubled Hollywood actress Amanda Bynes has once again resorted to Twitter disses by going after one-time love interest Drake over his facial features.
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].
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.
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.
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?".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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].
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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 $20 Mil Deal W/ Tech Giant.
Grammy-winning singer Beyoncé Knowles-Carter may have the rumor mills spinning this week after giving a non-direct answer when recently confronted about pregnancy gossip.
Roc Nation Sports head Jay-Z may have to hire an additional assistant as his new agency continues to become more popular and draws extra attention from high-profile athletes.
Continue reading As Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports Thrives, Another NFL Star Wants In?.
Just a few weeks after rap star Eminem and comedian Chris Rock sparked chatter after an in-studio photo went viral, Wale may have Slim Shady beat to the punch by tagging stand-up veteran Jerry Seinfeld for his The Gifted album.
Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill is less than a month away from being forced to begin a 90-day stint in prison but has come to terms with landlords to ditch her New Jersey crib.
Continue reading Lauryn Hill Just Lost Another One, Loses Messy Dispute.
Brooklyn rapper Foxy Brown reportedly missed a perfect opportunity to finally bury the hatchet with music rival Lil' Kim last night (June 2) at Hot 97's annual Summer Jam concert.
Continue reading Foxy Brown Burns Lil' Kim Beef-Ending, Reunion Opportunity.
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Lil' Kim, Nicki Minaj, French Montana and many more helped jam a packed Hot 97 Summer Jam XX concert last night (June 2) in New Jersey.
Young Money's Nicki Minaj made up for last year's Hot 97 Summer Jam no-show by coming through for concertgoers Sunday (June 2) night at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.
Continue reading After Last Summer's Disaster, Nicki Minaj Makes Jam-Packed Return.
New York rapper A$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.
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.
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.
Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill has kept her word on keeping fans updated with her by breaking down the recently released "Neurotic Society" track just weeks before she must serve a three-month sentence in prison.
Continue reading Lauryn Hill Decodes Her Newest Song, Prison Bid Looms.
Grammy-winning rapper Jay-Z and wife Beyoncé Knowles-Carter have the Internet heating up with handfuls of personal photos of them together while overseas.
Continue reading Beyoncé & Jay-Z Sip Wine, Cuddle Up & More In New Pics.
Roc Nation's J. Cole is only weeks away from dropping his Born Sinner solo album but he made sure to clear up rumors and speculation of a leaked album tracklisting having any authenticity.
Bad Boy Records rapper French Montana recently stepped up to explain why first-week sales will neither make or break him as his long-awaited Excuse My French sits on store shelves.
Continue reading French Montana Reveals Why He's Not Sweatin' Over His Sales [Video].
Slaughterhouse's Royce Da 5'9 and his brethren cover the newest issue of Murder Dog and speak on their plans of dropping a long-awaited third group effort.
Continue reading Royce Da 5'9 Admits Slaughterhouse Had To Make A Sacrifice.
G-Unit's 50 Cent recently reflected on his extensive beef with one-time rap foe Fat Joe and admitted their issues could have been handled a lot sooner.
Continue reading 50 Cent Reveals What He Regrets About Fat Joe Beef.
The LOX's Jadakiss has kept his word and recruited hitmaker The-Dream for his long-awaited Top 5 Dead or Alive first single, "Big Boy Dialogue."
Grammy-winning diva Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj have apparently had enough of "American Idol" and decided to leave their posts as the show's celebrity panelists after only one season.
Continue reading After Messy Publicized Feud, Nicki Minaj & Mariah Carey Call It Quits.
Days after Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller revealed the real reason celebrity real estate mogul Donald Trump publicly went at him on Twitter, the Trumpster has struck again.
Continue reading Donald Trump Strikes Again: "Little Mac Miller's Next Album May Bomb".
Cash Money Records rapper Busta Rhymes reportedly must do some explaining as a recording studio has accused him of clocking in over 350 hours and not handling the bill.
Continue reading Busta Rhymes Accused Of Stiff & Run, $70,000 Problem Surfaces.
Young Money's Nicki Minaj showed love to the female rap veterans that laid the groundwork for her to follow as a hip-hop rookie this week and even acknowledged one-time music rival Lil' Kim.
Continue reading Nicki Minaj Bigs Up Lil' Kim, Names Her Fave Female Rappers [Video].
Bad Boy Records rapper French Montana's highly-anticipated Excuse My French reportedly fell shy of selling 50,000 copies in its opening week but still managed to snag a Top 10 debut.
Continue reading French Montana's "Excuse My French" First-Week Sales Revealed.
Young Money's Nicki Minaj is ready to bid farewell to her pop success and return to what landed her a mega deal at Lil Wayne's growing music empire by returning to her gritty rapping style.
Continue reading Nicki Minaj Loads Back Up, Says She's Ready To "Kill Everything" [Video].
Nearly a year after Hot 97's Peter Rosenberg sparked a war of words with Young Money's Nicki Minaj over his opinion of her "Starships" record, the self-proclaimed Barbie has finally come face-to-face with him.
Hollywood actress Amanda Bynes has cleared the air on her must-read Rihanna Twitter disses and denied any authenticity being behind them despite allegedly coming from her account.
A few weeks after Wu-Tang Clan's Method Man called out West Coast rapper Macklemore, Odd Future member Earl Sweatshirt has taken aim at his "Can't Hold Us" track.
R&B singer Faith Evans is the latest singer to make headlines for failing to pay big bucks to Uncle Sam as reports claim she owes nearly $30,000 to the government.
Hollywood actress Amanda Bynes made sure to have the last word in a Twitter feud with R&B singer Rihanna especially after the Barbados hottie flipped a tweet on the troubled star.
Weeks after R&B singer Ray J set the Internet ablaze with his "I Hit It First" anthem, the West Coast crooner recruited rappers Dorrough, Uncle Murda, Clyde Carson and more for its remix.
Bad Boy Records rapper French Montana recently revealed how he managed to turn what appeared to be a disaster into a perfect opportunity for locked up pal Max B with his new Excuse My French album.
Continue reading French Montana Reveals How Max B Landed On "Excuse My French".
Days after New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith officially joined forces with Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports agency, the National Football League Players Association is reportedly set to investigate how Young Hov's team persuaded the rookie.
New York's A$AP Ferg recently shared his thoughts on his tight-knit A$AP crew and why former affiliates mostly left as a result of leader Rocky landing a $3 million deal with RCA/Polo Grounds a few years ago.
Bad Boy Records rapper French Montana recently discussed the perception of first-week sales dictating an artist's career and pointed out numerous times musicians have overcome low opening numbers.
G-Unit's 50 Cent may be an international star but he made sure to let fans know his heart is always in Queens, New York after helping cover a funeral for a slain 14-year-old teenager from his neighborhood.
Continue reading 50 Cent Goes Straight To The Bank, Keeps Slain Teen's Memory Alive.
Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller appears to have snatched up elusive Roc Nation artist Jay Electronica to appear on his upcoming Watching Movies with the Sound Off album.
Continue reading Jay Electronica Comes Out Of The Shadows.
New York rapper A$AP Ferg recently discussed his crew's passion for fashion and why getting slapped with "gay" tags is just a sign critics aren't willing to diversify their tastes.
Terror Squad leader Fat Joe recently reflected on his longevity in the rap game and what particular record he regretted dropping last year.
Los Angeles Lakers star Metta World Peace, who also has made a name for himself rapping, has publicly co-signed Cash Money Records taking a chance by signing reality star Paris Hilton to the growing team.
Continue reading LA Lakers Star Co-Signs Paris Hilton/Cash Money Deal.