Young Jeezy is currently prepping the release of his third studio disc The Recession. SOHH recently caught up with the Georgia rapper to explain the title of his new album and offer fans a glimpse of what to expect.
Known for delivering street anthems, Jeezy plans on sprinkling a little bit of politics on his new album.
"The whole purpose of this album basically is to let people know that I'm aware of what's going on," he told SOHH.… Continue
NEW YORK (AP) -- An ex-convict was found guilty Tuesday in the rape and torture of a Columbia University graduate student who survived 19 hours of nightmarish sadism in which he scalded her with boiling water and attempted to blind her before trying to burn her to death.Robert Williams was convicted of attempted murder, rape, kidnapping, arson and other charges in the attack, which was so prolonged and agonizing that the victim begged her tormentor to… Continue
The lives of two children were commensurate to a debt owed by their father, if what he says is true.
Randy Sylvester Sr., of Pasadena, (below) who led police to the charred remains of his two children, has been charged with capital murder, according to The Associated Press.
He has been held in the Harris County jail without bond since he was arrested June 17 for assaulting the mother of the… Continue
Former Atlanta television personality Warren Savage has avoided trial for cocaine possession by completing a rigorous 18-month drug treatment program in Forsyth County.
At a ceremony for graduates of the program Monday night, Savage, who is in his mid-40s, said he's a changed man.
All that I am and all that I hope to be I owe to my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, with whom I have a much stronger connection than I have ever had before in… Continue
The day Minneapolis Henry High School student Santwoine Thornton was charged with raping another student during school hours last week, he was to be honored as a college scholarship winner.
An honor roll student, Thornton wrote last month in the school's online newspaper that he planned to attend Minneapolis Community and Technical College to major in urban park, recreation and youth development. He boasted… Continue
KSDK -- A Florissant teen was arrested Tuesday and charged with the murder of a 19-year-old over a gold chain, St. Louis Metropolitan Police said.
According to Erica Van Ross, a police spokesperson, investigators have charged 18-year-old Marquise Atkins with one count of first-degree murder, one count of robbery and two counts of armed criminal action.
Police said the victim, Terrance Mims, was walking home in the 5100 block of… Continue
Lil Wayne is still the hip-hop king, but he’s been dethroned from the top of the Billboard 200 charts. Coldplay debuted at number one with their latest album Viva La Vida, which sold over 700,000 copies in its first week.
Weezy’s numbers dropped by close to 70 percent, but the Cash Money star still moved an impressive amount in his second week. After selling over one million copies of Tha Carter III in its first week of release, Wayne followed it… Continue
A 17-year-old boy was killed and three men injured Monday night when four males in a van opened fire on them in an apparently gang-related drive-by on the South Side.
About 7:20 p.m., the four men were walking in the 6800 block of South Indiana Avenue when four men in a newer model silver van began shooting, according to police News Affairs Officer David Banks.
Jason Edwards, 17, of the 6800 block of S. Indiana Ave., was shot at 6847… Continue
01. Original - Lil Wayne
02. Freestyle - Jay-Z
03. Freestyle - Jadakiss
04. Freestyle - Cassidy
05. Original Verse - Cory Gunz
06. Lost Verse - Lil Wayne
07. Freestyle - Fabolous
08. Freestyle - Mims
09. Freestyle - Chris Brown
10. Re-Up Money (Noodles Mix) - Young Jeezy & Rick Ross
11. Freestyle - Kardinal Offishall
12. Freestyle -…Continue
DETROIT - The New York businessman known in the hip-hop world as "Jacob the Jeweler" was sentenced Tuesday to 2 1/2 years in federal prison for lying to investigators looking into a multistate drug ring.
Jacob Arabov, 43, pleaded guilty in October to falsifying records and giving false statements as part of a deal with federal prosecutors.
"I feel ashamed that I broke the laws of this country, a country that has been so good for me,"… Continue
During a pre-party for the 2008 BET Awards a little bruh haha erupted stemming from a festering beef between two little known rappers (at least to me.) The contenders: Dolla from the Akon’s Konvict Muzik and Florida rapper, 2 Pistols. Now common logic would tell us that a guy with the name 2 Pistols would CLEARLY come out on top but that was not to be the case in
According to Ballerstatus.com, the 20-year-old Dolla was offended by recent… Continue
Q&A: Lil Wayne on Weed, Jay-Z and Rhyming on Answering Machines
Lil Wayne sold a million copies of Tha Carter III its debut week, making him the first artist to pull off the feat since 50 Cent went platinum with The Massacre in a mere seven days in 2005 (which was a much rosier time for the music industry). On the day the album came out, Weezy talked to Rolling Stone about his unique sales strategy, Barack Obama, tattoos and the drawbacks of…Continue
Well, over the weekend rookie extraordinaire Candace Sparks matched that historic moment. In a game against the Indiana Fever, after a missed shot and long rebound, Parker ran the court, found herself alone and dunked the ball, making it her first dunk in a WNBA game and only the second dunk in WNBA history.
"Just trying not to miss," Parker told the LA Times of her approach on the dunk. "It's exciting to do it in front… Continue