Rihanna‘s former publicist has come forward and confessed to starting rumors that Jay Z was cheating with the artist as he was married to wife Beyonce. Jonathan Hay admitted that he he made up the rumor to push “Pon de Replay,” Rihanna’s 2005 hit song. Hay only came forward after he was outed in a […]
Chance the Rapper has been an artist known for his uplifting perception in Hip Hop. He’s a guy that wants people to unite from anywhere, including inner-city Chicago. In his recent interview with New York radio station Hot 97, Chance took some time to talk about the Black Lives Matter movement. “I think the only thing […]
Just call him J Electronica. On October 30th, Ma Dukes Yancey and the Dilla estate, in conjunction with Vintage Vibez Music Group, will release Dillatronic, a collection of over 40 unreleased, electronic-influenced Dilla instrumentals. Apparently Dilla, who of course hailed from the city that gave us Techno, had a whole stash of genre bending beats […]
Seven inmates were sentenced to a combined total of 20 years in solitary confinement for making a music video that landed on WorldStarHipHop, Buzzfeed reports. The inmates were punished for “creating or assisting with a social media website.” While five of the inmates were sentenced to 180 days in disciplinary detention, one inmate was sentenced to […]
Just a month after dropping his last mixtape, Slime Season, Young Thug is already geared up to drop its follow-up. Thugger announced via Instagram that he is releasing Slime Season 2 on Halloween. That’s not the only release the “Stoner” rapper has scheduled for that day. The joint mixtape with him and Migos, MigoThuggin, is also set to drop on […]
(AllHipHop News) Before the back-and-forth with Meek Mill on social media this week, Wale had some nice things to say about the fellow Maybach Music Group star. The DMV native actually defended Meek during his interview with The Breakfast Club which ignited the public feud, and Wale even followed that by also backing up the Dream Chasers […]
On the Pro Era side of things, Kirk Knight has got next. His debut album Late Knight Special arrives on October 30th and last night he held a listening event in NYC and liberated the artwork and tracklist. The 12-track LP features guest appearances from Mick Jenkins, NoNameGypsy, Thundercat, The Mind and of course Joey […]
This is pretty tough. Dave East, Nitty Scott MC, Izzy of B.I.C, Chuuwee and Fresheman connect on a track produced by Money Montage and Rich Frvr, off Int’l Campaign’s new Way Outta No Way EP. Stream the EP in full below, it’s also got features from OG Maco, Boldy James, Rich The Kid, Mike Zombie, […]
Hud Mo liberates a CDQ copy of his remix of Pusha T’s “Amen” featuring Kanye and Young Jeezy.
Drake graces the 100th issue of FADER magazine and offers his first in-depth interview since last year’s controversial Rolling Stone Q&A. And it’s a doozy. He touches on alot here, but let’s be real, you want to know if he addresses Meek Mill and the ghostwriting allegations. He in fact does. Here he is expressing […]
A couple of weeks ago, Mr. Muthafuckin eXquire dropped his new EP, Live Forever. It’s available for purchase on iTunes as we speak, but today he is providing a full stream of the project for your pre-purchase perusal. Check it out below and watch his new video for “Ice Cups” here.
Master P and his estranged wife, Sonya Miller, are in the middle of a bitter divorce and now their son, Romeo Miller, has been brought into it. According to TMZ, Romeo’s mother has filed a lawsuit against him claiming that his father is using him to hide assets. Mrs. Miller says that she co-founded No […]
When Da Youngstas went from a little kid group into grown men, their dopeness grew exponentially as well. What better way to expound on it than to team up with the most infamous rap group at the time. Mobb Deep joined forces with the Philly group, now rechristened the Illy Funkstaz, and pumped out a […]
UK Based production pair Snakehips bring in Chance The Rapper and Tinashe for their new single, “All My Friends”
Snoop Dogg’s son Cordell Broadus dropped a bombshell via his Instagram last night (Oct. 20). In a birthday post dedicated to his father, the former UCLA Bruins player revealed that he only played football because he thought that was the only way to get his father to love him and be apart of his life. […]
Writers behind the FOX hit series Empire are taking their talents to the big screen. Billboard reports that Malcolm Spellman and Carlito Rodriguez have been chosen by Warner Bros. to tell the story of Sugar Hill Records co-founder Sylvia Robinson, who is known as “The Mother of Hip-Hop.” She, along with her husband Joe Robinson, founded […]
Lupe Fiasco is prepping The Cool 2, the follow-up to the seminal album of a similar name. In the meantime, the Chi-town representative gave fans a glimpse of the artwork for the looping opus on his Twitter account.
He was mostly comedy, but the online rap community mourns the death of rapper 3Pac, who passed after a water polo contest late last week. 3Pac, real name Ryan Harryman, was a student at San Jose State University and rapped part-time. He was removed from life support Saturday, because his brain was greatly damaged when […]
Proven banger distributor V Don taps fellow Harlemite Dave East for “Cake,” the lead single from his upcoming debut album The Opiate. Spotted: 2DBZ
If we’re talking “Men of Respect,” you’re in good company with NYC OG’s Black Rob and Thirstin Howl III. From Uptown to Brooklyn, these guys names continue to ring bells. Produced by DJ Heron.
Gucci Mane will be releasing another project from prison. After writing an open letter to his fans comparing his consistency as an independent artist to a machine, it was revealed via his Instagram that he will in fact be dropping a mixtape or album titled The Machine. In the open letter, Guwop hinted at the title […]
Def Jam has been crowned the most successful hip-hop record label of all time, according to a study by New York consultant Matt Daniels. Daniels analyzed the chart history of different record labels and determined who was the most successful according to how many hits they had on the Billboard charts. In his study, Def […]
After teasing several of the freestyles over the course of the last couple of months, Lucki releases the FREEWAVE EP proper. Stream in full below and check out videos for the various tracks here, here and here.
(AllHipHop News) “Hotline Bling” has become one of the biggest hits of Drake’s career. The single is closing in on the #1 spot on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart, and Drizzy just released the video for the track overnight. [ALSO READ: Madchild Says Drake Is A Bigger Artist Than Jay Z, Lil Wayne, Eminem & Every Rapper (VIDEO)] While […]
Kanye releases two new tracks, not through an immersive VIP multimedia experience, but via Soundcloud. First we have “When I See It,” a take on The Weeknd’s “Tell Your Friends,” and you can continue below for a new version of “Say You Will” from 808s & Heartbreaks featuring Caroline Shaw.
Eric and Jeff are joined by the indomitable A$AP Ferg on this week’s edition of the Waste of Time Podcast. Harlem’s own A$AP Ferg dropped by South Harlem for this week’s episode of A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal. We talked about his upcoming album, hanging out with Missy Elliott, Timbaland AND Magoo, and what […]
Here’s the latest entry in SHIRT’s #250onSoundcloud campaign. This was produced by Army Zenn and commissioned by Benji Cartridge.
(AllHipHop News) The sound for Jay Z’s 2001 album The Blueprint was mostly crafted by three producers – Bink, Kanye West, and Just Blaze. ThisIs50 caught up with Just, and the Roc-A-Fella Records affiliate discussed working with Ye on the classic Hov LP. [ALSO READ: Young Guru Talks The Making Of “The Blueprint” & Why Jay […]
This week’s Medicated Consumption leak is called “What For” and it features Whispers. The tape will be out next week on October 23rd. Rivers also dropped off a new freestyle over Ice Cube’s “You Know How We Do It” beat. Produced by JRim
Ha ha, yo, what do you know about the McDonald’s on Delancey? That’s that “grab two cheeseburgers while shopping for a leather in ’96″ right there. Produced by Hannibal King.