1. Maino, 'Tupac Problems': Exclusive Song Premiere

    February 03, 2014 12:35 PM EST A day before the release of his EP, "King of Brooklyn," Maino debuts a new featured track, "Tupac Problems." Stream the song below, exclusively on The Juice: "It's an honest record, it's me Maino talking about my life and I chose to use Tupac as a…

  2. ItsTheReal Releases 'Urbane Outfitters Vol. 1' Mixtape: Listen

    April 01, 2013 1:50 PM EDT When ItsTheReal, consisting of Eric and Jeff Rosenthal, suggested picking Pop Editor, Jason Lipshutz, and myself, on a zip car to preview their first of two-part mixtape series, "Urbane Outfitters Vol. 1," we couldn't resist. The Rosenthals, being the hip-hop sketch comedians…

  3. The Seed: Juicy J, Future, Maino and More

    February 23, 2013 10:30 AM EST Introducing the Juice's weekly R&B/Hip-Hop round-up. It is our pleasure to introduce you to the newest addition to the Juice family, the Seed! Every Saturday, we will kick off your weekend with 10 new R&B/Hip-Hop tracks unleashed on the internet within the past seven days.…

  4. Fred the Godson Video Premiere: 'How You Don't Know Me'

    July 24, 2012 4:15 PM EDT Fred the Godson gets his revenge on one unlucky young lady in his latest video for "How You Don't Know Me." "How You Don't Know Me," the latest single off of his DJ Drama hosted mixtape, "City of God," is the timeless story of the old adage, "don&…

  5. Nicki Minaj to Headline Hot 97's 'Summer Jam 2012'

    May 03, 2012 5:00 PM EDT Before embarking on her 14-day North American tour, Nicki Minaj will headline Hot 97's Summer Jam 2012. Earlier today (May 3), Hot 97 announced the line up which, aside from Minaj, includes: Rick Ross , Waka Flocka , 2 Chainz , Young Jeezy , French Montana , Maino , Tyga , Mavado , J.…

  6. NBA Playoff Songs: 16 Anthems For the First Round

    April 27, 2012 10:30 AM EDT From Lady Gaga to Wu-Tang, These Tracks Represent The NBA's Best With the National Basketball Association's regular season ending triumphantly on Thursday night (Apr. 26), the real fun begins -- at least it does for the 16 teams left standing in the playoffs (and maybe for the Nets,…

  7. Lil Kim Addresses Nicki Minaj's 'Stupid Hoe' Single

    February 16, 2012 11:20 AM EST "If you have to make a song called 'Stupid Hoe,' you must be a stupid hoe," Lil Kim said. Lil Kim dodged several Nicki Minaj related questions when on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live" show, Wednesday night (Feb. 15). That is until host Andy Cohen asked what…

  8. Jim Jones Shouts Out Michael Vick on 'So Athletic' Track

    November 01, 2011 12:10 PM EDT To celebrate the Oct. 31 release of his new mixtape, "Vampire Life: We Own The Night," Dipset rapper Jim Jones has unleashed the track "So Athletic (Mike Vick)" featuring Maino . The song nods to Michael Vick, the physically gifted Philadelphia Eagles QB who served two…

  9. Chris Brown, Rick Ross Steal 'Summer Jam 2011' Show

    June 06, 2011 11:55 AM EDT With a powerful roster that included Lil Wayne , Rick Ross , and Chris Brown , hip-hop reigned supreme at 'Summer Jam 2011' last night, June 5. Before the main event, Big K.R.I.T. , Big Sean , Pusha T and Ace Hood hit the stage to warm up the crowd. Hot 97's annual event had…

  10. Drake Under Investigation After Fan Scuffle, Maino Hits Hospital ER

    September 29, 2010 11:07 AM EDT Drake is under battery investigation after a Jacksonville, Florida, fan was sent to the hospital following a scuffle with the rapper's bodyguards. Video: Drake bodyguard punches fan A pair of fans were apparently trying to congratulate Drake for his success when one of them, a male named…

  11. Waka Flocka Flame, Nipsey Hussle Super Group To Drop Album Soon

    September 13, 2010 11:53 AM EDT It's nice to see rappers from different coasts come together for the sake of music. Queens-born, Georgia-raised Waka Flocka Flame is joining forces with Pittburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa , Cali's Nipsey Hussle and Brooklyn's Uncle Murda, Maino and Ra Diggs (not to be mistaken with…

  12. Rosanne Cash Talks New Memoir, Relationship with Father

    September 03, 2010 5:50 PM EDT As a resident of New York for the last two decades, Rosanne Cash readily admits that she's no longer up on the latest music coming out of Nashville. But thanks to her 11-year-old son, Cash says she's kept up with the likes of Green Day , the Black Eyed Peas and Maino . "He has…

  13. T.I. Brings Out Mary J. Blige, B.o.B. for Secret NYC Show

    August 17, 2010 11:02 AM EDT T .I. may be from Atlanta, but he certainly knows how to throw a New York party. On Monday night (Aug. 16), the rapper performed his first full live show since his release from prison at New York's glamorous Capitale, to launch AXE Music's "One Night Only" concert series.…

  14. Drake, Trey Songz, Usher, DJ Khaled Heat Up Summer Jam Show

    June 07, 2010 4:22 PM EDT The annual Hot 97 Summer Jam 2010 delivered the heat last night (June 6) as it ushered in the season with a all-star lineup that included Drake, Trey Songz and Usher. But it was the surprise guests during DJ Khaled's set that received possibly the warmest -- and loudest -- welcome during…

  15. Video: Rakim Puts 'Love Back in N.Y.' On New Album

    November 24, 2009 5:01 PM EST Rakim has long been touted as one of the most influential MCs of all time. But even with all the accolades, the New York rapper hasn't forgotten his humble beginnings. On his third solo album-and first effort in nearly a decade-"The Seventh Seal," due Nov. 17 on his own Ra…

  16. Wyclef Returns To Hip Hop With DJ Drama Mixtape

    October 12, 2009 11:28 AM EDT Wyclef Jean , the Grammy Award-winning rapper and producer who had devoted much of his recent efforts to humanitarian help for his native Haiti, is set to return to hip hop next month with the release of "From The Hut To The Projects To The Mansion." The 13-track E.P., featuring all…

  17. 50 Cent Brings Together N.Y. Rap Elite, Taking 'Thisis50' Fest To L.A. and Atlanta

    October 09, 2009 5:20 PM EDT Cent held his first annual "ThisIs50" Fest at New York's Governor's Island last weekend, and considering his career has been tarnished with a number of hip hop feuds, the Queens rapper managed to bring together some of New York rap's elite for the event. On the…

  18. Fabolous Featuring The-Dream, "Throw It In The Bag"

    August 14, 2009 4:51 PM EDT There's an emerging formula for scoring the ubiquitous hip-hop summer anthem: include a cue for an easily repeatable signature motion (not to be confused with an actual dance.) Fat Joe's Terror Squad arguably started the trend in 2004 with their self-explanatory "Lean Back.…

  19. J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League Delivers 'Trouble'

    June 11, 2009 10:38 AM EDT Following another successful collaboration with Rick Ross on the Miami rapper's latest album, "Deeper Than Rap," production trio the J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League is working on several new projects. Headlng the League's to-do list is a new track by Atlantic rapper Maino. Titled …

  20. Lil Wayne Producers Shocked By Grammy Nod

    December 05, 2008 3:43 PM EST Sibling duo Play-N-Skillz scored their first Grammy last year for best rap performance by duo or group for their production on Chamillionaire's "Ridin'." But for Play, this week's album of the year nomination for Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter III" is by far…

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