The 2021 XXL Freshman Class is out! And it features some of the hottest newcomers in the game. According to “Hip-hop is represented across many regions this year. 42 Dugg serves up his raps in Detroit, Flo Milli calls home to Mobile, Ala., Morray’s melodies are crafted in Fayetteville, N.C., Pooh Shiesty hails from Memphis, Lakeyah came up in Milwaukee, Coi Leray puts on for both […]

Jay-Z isn’t too happy with celebrity photographer Jonathan Mannion, the man who shot the infamous Reasonable Doubt cover. TMZ reports that Hov is suing Mannion and his company, Jonathan Mannion Photography LLC, “claiming Mannion’s exploiting Jay-Z’s name and image without the rapper’s consent. In docs, obtained by TMZ, Jay says Mannion has Hova’s name and […]

Snoop Dogg continues to make waves in the industry. Announced yesterday (6/7), the legendary artist and mogul is officially joining Def Jam as an executive creative and strategic consultant. According to the announcement, this will be “a new role that will allow him to strategically work across the label’s executive team and artist roster.” Variety […]

Pop Smoke fans, get ready… a new album from the late star is apparently in the works according to his manager Steven Victor. Ever since his passing, Steven had dropped subtle hints that we’d be getting more music from Pop following the success of Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The Moon. HHNM pointed out […]

Joe Budden came under fire yesterday (5/17) after podcast host and DJ Olivia Dope accused him of sexually harassing her during a recording of See, The Thing Is, the podcast she previously hosted on Budden’s network. In a statement to the Rolling Stone, Budden says, “I apologize sincerely to Olivia, her former co-hosts, our staff, […]

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