(AllHipHop News) One of Atlanta’s brightest stars-in-the-making is ready to formally introduce himself as an artist Hip Hop should keep an eye on. All Black Congress rapper Phonic presents Thoughts Of Whatever. The 12-track album combines reflective rhymes about life in the ATL’s Eastside Zone 6 with production that allows listeners to ride southern-based waves. “I’d say […]

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(AllHipHop News) For the last few weeks, TDE CEO Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith has been teasing that the company is set to release new music in the very near future. Tiffith recently announced Schoolboy Q’s Oxymoron follow-up album is slated to arrive before this summer, and the label head hinted Top Dawg Entertainment’s goal is to drop 6 projects […]

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(AllHipHop News) NFL star Le’Veon Bell is joining the long list of professional athletes that have stepped into the rap arena. The Pittsburgh Steelers running back recently dropped a mixtape titled The Interview. [ALSO READ: The Weeknd, Fashawn, Nas, King Los & More Included On “Madden NFL 16” Soundtrack] The 10-track project features Trap beats, Auto-Tune, and lines […]

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(AllHipHop News) Rick Ross will be facing a judge in a case where he allegedly pistol whipped a groundskeeper at his mansion with a Glock. Ross has countered stating that the man was using is guest house as a venue for cocaine parties. Ross’ lawyers maintain that the rapper was acting in self defense as […]

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(AlHipHop News) Fans should not expect for a lengthy break from Kendrick Lamar. The Compton emcee is apparently plotting new music. Kendrick retweeted a post from Top Dawg Entertainment chief Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith and Kendrick Lamar was on the tentative calendar for 2016. K-Dot’s To Pimp A Butterfly was one of the most popular, […]

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(AllHipHop News) Kid Frost, the veteran rapper, is now battling cancer and has vowed to fight the deadly disease. Frost, known widely for his hit song “La Raza, ”is a pioneer in Hip-Hop. However for the last few days, he has been Instagramming incessantly about cancer diagnosis. Fans wished the well-known West Coaster well and […]

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(AllHipHop News) Once again, Jay-Z has started clearing house at his developing music streaming service, Tidal. The hip hop mogul recently ran into a couple of legal issues after news surfaced that Yesh Music, the party supporting John Emanuele of American Dollar, recently filed a $5 Million lawsuit over royalties. Although the company has claimed that […]

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(AllHipHop News) Numerous music stars lent their talents to the #JusticeForFlint fundraiser on Sunday. Stevie Wonder, Royce Da 5’9″, Musiq Soulchild, Vic Mensa, Ledisi, Jon Connor, and Janelle Monáe were among the performers at the Blackout for Human Rights sponsored event. The showcase was able to raise over $145,000 for the victims of the Flint Water Crisis. [ALSO READ: Ryan Coogler, […]

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(AllHipHop News) Did Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith get the last laugh? For choosing not to attend the ceremony over the lack of diversity in the acting categories, the famous couple became the butt of a few jokes during Sunday night’s 88th annual Academy Awards. It appears the Smiths were not the only ones […]

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(AllHipHop News) After having a fairly successful run over the last month with exclusive releases by Beyoncé, Rihanna, and Kanye West, Tidal was once again hit with bad headlines. Yesh Music filed a $5 million lawsuit against the Shawn “Jay Z” Carter led streaming platform alleging John Emanuele,​ of the band The American Dollar, is owed royalty […]

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(AllHipHop News) It’s Brooklyn vs Brooklyn. Troy Ave has taken his issues with Joey Bada$$ to wax. Last July, the two rappers exchanges messages on Twitter about which NYC native was the top independent artist in Hip Hop. Now Troy has released a diss record aimed at Joey titled “Bad Ass.” [ALSO READ: Troy Ave Calls […]

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(AllHipHop News) Due to the artist being very quiet about his sophmore LP, Frank Ocean has been very elusive with his latest music. Aside from the artist releasing a cover or Aaliyah a while back and his recent appearance on Kanye West’s single “Wolves,” the Odd Future singer has been MIA when it comes to promoting […]

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50 Cent’s financial situation seems to be all over the place lately.  However, documents surfaced today by the Daily Mail, that 50 cent’s assets and finances are much higher than he claimed. When filing for bankruptcy a while back, the Queens native claimed assets ranging from $16-$50 million.  In these new documents, appraisers say 50 cent […]

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(AllHipHop News) According to Lord Acton, “absolute power corrupts absolutely.” Several prominent celebrities have taken issue with the lack of ethnic diversity that was nominated at this year’s Oscar awards. Hosted by the astute, Chirs Rock, the comedian’s opening monologue included the powerful lyricism of Public Enemy’s classic track, “Fight The Power.” Chuck D’s cathartic pen wrote most […]

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(AllHipHop News) Today (Feb. 29), DJ Khaled informed the world that he recently signed a management deal with Jay Z’s Roc Nation. The social media savy DJ shared the news through his official Instagram page. “Allow me to reintroduce myself!!!! Meet my manager. His name is Jay Z. Jigga,” read of portion Khaled’s excited comment. [ALSO […]

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(AllHipHop News) Two of New York City’s finest emcees nearly appeared together on a potentially classic track, but a late night weed session may have prevented that magical moment from happening. Nas sat down with DJ Khaled’s We The Best Radio show for a lengthy discussion. Esco talked about almost recording a verse for The Notorious B.I.G.’s “Gimme The Loot.” […]

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(AllHipHop News) Macklemore & Ryan Lewis returned last week with their sophomore album This Unruly Mess I’ve Made. According to HitsDailyDouble, the project is unlikely to push enough units to open at #1 on the album chart. [ALSO READ: Macklemore Addresses Black Lives Matter, Cultural Appropriation & White Supremacy On “White Privilege II” (AUDIO)] The music industry website reports […]

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(AllHipHop News) Last week T.I. became the latest performer to sign on as an artist-owner for Tidal. The self-proclaimed “King of the South” also announced a new distribution deal with Roc Nation. Tip sat down with DJ Drama to discuss his new ventures. [ALSO READ: T.I. Announces Roc Nation Partnership & Tidal Ownership During Atlanta Show] “[I […]

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(AllHipHop News) Bobby Shmurda is planning to take on a new mission once his legal situation is settled. The currently incarcerated rapper wants to get more involved in social and political issues. [ALSO READ: Bobby Shmurda’s GS9 Associate Rowdy Rebel Discusses Epic Records Not Bailing Him Out] “When I get home, I ain’t even gonna lie, I’ve been […]

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(AllHipHop News) Chris Rock found himself in the middle of the controversy involving this year’s Academy Awards. Some people called on the comedian to step down as host of the show after no non-white actors or actresses received Oscar nominations for the second year in a row. [ALSO READ: 50 Cent Calls On Chris Rock To Boycott […]

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(AllHipHop News) Yesterday, a YouTube profile under the name Manolli James posted a very rare video of Kanye West. The video featured the rap star, at the young age of 12, rapping in front of a camera. According to the video’s description, the video was originally recorded by Donda West, Kanye’s mother, and includes a set […]

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(AllHipHop News) Earlier this week, A$AP Rocky was reportedly attacked by a group of bystanders in an elevator after his performance in New Zealand. Sources claimed that Rocky was with a group of women at the time, and had taken the alleged suspects’ hits in order to protect the ladies during the ordeal. Although he supposedly took […]

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