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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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].
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?.
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.
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].
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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].
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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].
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.
[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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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].
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.
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].
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.
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.
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.