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ODB’s Estate To Launch “Dirty Coin” Cryptocurrency & It’s For The Children (Video)

Late Wu-Tang Clan member O.D.B. will be among the growing list of Hip-Hop artists to have their own cryptocurrency. The money will be appropriately called Dirty Coin and used to

Nipsey Hussle Rages Against The Machine With A Motivational Music Video

Since the release of his highly-anticipated Victory Lap last week, Nipsey Hussle has been living up to his moniker and then some. Fully immersed in the promotional swing of the

Nipsey Hussle & Kendrick Lamar Form A Westside Connection To Uplift Their People (Audio)

Nipsey Hussle and Kendrick Lamar have been steadfast voices of change from the streets of Los Angeles’ under-served communities. From Slauson Avenue to Rosecrans Boulevard, these two artists’ careers span

Nipsey Hussle Explains Why He’s Joining Forces With A Major Label (Video)

Nipsey Hussle, who has created his success independently, is on the verge of dropping his first album backed by a major label. Victory Lap is poised to release on February

Nipsey Hussle & Swizz Beatz’s New Anthem Says The Sky Is The Limit (Audio)

Life is too short to listen to bad music. So…let AFH fight through it for you and only supply you with that great stuff. Despite the reports, Hip-Hop is alive

Nipsey Hussle Is Releasing His 1st Major Label Album & It’s On His Terms (Video)

For more than a decade, Nipsey Hussle has had a unique relationship with record labels. From a peer class that seemed to covet contracts, “Neighborhood Nip” was among the first

Nipsey Hussle Has Been On The Grind Relentlessly & It’s Paying Off (Audio)

Artists like Chance The Rapper and Kanye West have challenged the old music industry model through making award-winning, critically-acclaimed albums without seeking a sales transaction. In his own lane, Nipsey

Rick Ross, E-40, Fat Joe, Slim Thug & Nipsey Hussle Buy Back The Block (Audio)

Late last year, Rick Ross released “Buy Back The Block,” a thunderous street anthem about MCs from the hood looking to re-invest in the communities that raised them. The original

Donald Trump Is Just the Start. YG Is Ready To Take On the System.

With the Democratic National Convention well underway, the November arrival of America’s presidential election is nearing closer, and things are reaching a fever pitch. Many artists within the Hip-Hop community

President Obama “Raps” A Blunt Message To Donald Trump (Video)

For years, BaracksDubs have made a number of videos which expertly edit clips of President Obama together to make it look like he is singing or rapping songs in the

Nipsey Hussle & Dave East Go Back To Their Rugged Roots, With Clarity (Audio)

Nipsey Hussle’s Marathon Mondays push on—with no finish line in sight. The Los Angeles, California veteran joins another highly-prolific MC in Dave East for “Clarity.” This song finds these two

June Was Full Of Great Hip-Hop. Here’s The Best Of The Month In 1 Playlist (Audio)

The month of June was the epitome of quality over quantity, when it came to Hip-Hop. There were fewer noteworthy releases than in any month of the year, so far,

Nipsey Hussle & Snoop Dogg Show The Complexity Behind The “Colors” (Video)

Last month, Nipsey Hussle and Snoop Dogg made perhaps the most meaningful in their litany of collaborations. “Question #1” finds the two Greater Los Angeles, California street artists coming together

Nipsey Hussle Claims Rappers & Their Raps Aren’t Hard Enough (Audio)

Nipsey Hussle is ramping up in a major way. The Los Angeles, California veteran MC is fresh off of his latest (and arguably his greatest) Snoop Dogg collaboration in “Question

Nipsey Hussle & Snoop Dogg Give Some Real Game About The Costs Of Gang Life (Audio)

Nipsey Hussle continues his Marathon Mondays series with his strongest release yet. “Question #1” features Snoop Dogg who is in tip top form, and finds both MCs giving real game

Hear The Best Hip-Hop Of May 2016 In One Playlist (Audio)

As May helped us get ready for Summer, it brought the heat for Hip-Hop, too. De La Soul delivered on the promise of their new album And The Anonymous Nobody,

Nipsey Hussle Lives Up To His Name With Powerful Words Of Motivation (Audio)

There’s a reason why Nipsey Hussle sold 1,000 copies of a mixtape priced at $100, which was simultaneously released for free. Since he began his career over a decade ago,

Nipsey Hussle Looks to the Horizon for His Victory Lap (Audio)

It’s been some time since Los Angeles, California MC Nipsey Hussle has been discussing plans for his next album, Victory Lap. Given his already extensive discography of mixtapes dating back

YG Hosts 50 Cent & Nipsey Hussle And It’s Nuthin’ But A Gangsta Party (Audio)

YG has had a tumultuous 2015. In June, he was shot 3 times while in the studio, but was able to make it to his own car to be taken

Jadakiss & Nipsey Hussle Spend a Day on the Block, Where Some Things Never Change (Video)

On November 20, Jadakiss released Top 5 Dead or Alive, an album with an ambitious title but a fitting one for many Heads, considering its source. A day before, he

Jadakiss’ “Top 5 Dead Or Alive” Tracklist Features Nas, Young Buck & More

Dating back to 2001’s Kiss The Game Goodbye, Jadakiss solo albums have always been star-studded affairs. This month’s Top 5 Dead Or Alive (November 20), ‘Kiss’ fourth studio effort is

Jadakiss’ “Top 5 Dead Or Alive” Has A Release Date. Hear 2 Singles (Audio)

Less than 24 hours after appearing on Sheek Louch’s “Sucka Free,” Jadakiss took a major next step in his career. The 20-plus-year Rap veteran gave his highly anticipated fourth solo

Nipsey Hussle Can Be Soulful. So A Producer Remixes T.M.C. With 100% Soul Samples (Mixtape)

Remixing another artist’s album was once fairly commonplace for emerging (and decorated) producers. 9th Wonder did it with Nas and Jay Z, ultimately earning him a spot working with Hov’.

Nipsey Hussle Releases a New Mixtape Right Under the Wire. Get Your Mailbox Money (Mixtape)

Nipsey Hussle ends the year with a bang. He drops off his new Mailbox Money mixtape right under the wire. While he offered copies of his last mixtape, Crenshaw, for

Noisey Releases The Biggest Posse Cut Ever Featuring More Than 35 Rappers (Video)

In the quest to put together the ultimate posse cut, Noisey assembled 35+ rappers in Los Angeles, Atlanta and New York for a series of verses to be fused into

Nipsey Hussle & Rick Ross Enjoy The Perks Of The Spotlight On A Hit-Boy Track (Audio)

Following the precise wordplay and honesty of “50 Niggaz,” Nipsey Hussle returns to his (other) form on “1 Hunnit A Show.” The sophomore Mailbox Money (December 20) look also incorporates

Finding The GOAT: Nipsey Hussle vs. Jay Rock…Who You Got?

As we continue the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time), we are asking you to help us rank who is the greatest MC to pick

Nipsey Hussle Uses Gangsta Rap As An Indictment Of The Court’s Double Standards (Audio)

Nipsey Hussle has announced that he will release an album, Mailbox Money, before year’s end (December 20 to be exact). The California MC sets the project up with “50 Niggaz.”

Cookin’ Soul Remixes Nipsey Hussle & Dom Kennedy with Some Classic Jodeci (Audio)

The production duo Cookin’ Soul Has lived up to its name with an inspired remix of Nipsey Hussle’s “Don’t Forget Us,” featuring Dom Kennedy. They chop up a Jodeci classic

Nipsey Hussle & Kobe Bryant Speak At Trayvon Martin’s Peace Walk & Peace Talk (Video)

In the wake of the tragedy of Trayvon Martin’s death over two years ago, the family of the young man hosted a “Peace Walk & Peace Talk” in Los Angeles

GQ Gets A Star-Studded Record With Nipsey Hussle & A Rapper Big Pooh, 9th Wonder Reunion (Audio)

On June 24, Jamla Army enlistee GQ is preparing Rated Oakland. The West Coast delegation on 9th Wonder’s heralded label follows up with his second project in as many years.

Nipsey Hussle Takes Cameras On A Tour Through The Crenshaw District (Video)

Crenshaw is Hip-Hop famous. In 1991, the strip became a film location in John Singleton’s Boyz N’ The Hood (the very place where a confrontation starting would ultimately lead to

Almost 22 Years Since The Chronic, Hit-Boy & Nipsey Hussle Claim To Have The Answers (Video)

Like “New York is dead,” one of Hip-Hop’s armchair critic cliches is that “West Coast Hip-Hop is dead.” With everything seemingly about faded trends and death, Heads know better. Two

Nipsey Hussle Barks Some Reality Raps On The THC-Produced Between Us (Audio)

With the sounds of Hip-Hop changing, Nipsey Hussle breathes his brand of realness into all of his works. “Between Us” implements the kind of altered choruses you hear in Future,

How Do You Make an 80’s Slow Jam Gangsta? Let Nipsey Hussle Show You (Audio)

Nipsey Hussle’s grind never stops. The Crenshaw MC just dropped a mixtape last fall and is on tour but he’s still dropping jewels for the fans. His latest release is

Nipsey Hussle Freaks a Soulful Track with Aggression on His Latest Release, Count Up That Loot (Audio)

Nipsey Hussle remains true to his name by staying steady on the grind. Mere months after releasing his Crenshaw mixtape, he’s back with another song. On Count Up That Loot,

Nipsey Hussle Salutes His Lady in His New Song 6 Inch Heels (Audio)

Nipsey Hussle is starting 2014 as active as he was in 2013. His latest release is an ode to the woman in his life. Check out 6 Inch Heels featuring

Here Are the Best Hip-Hop Mixtapes of 2013. Stream and Download More Than 45 Mixtapes Here (Mixtapes)

2013 was a stellar year for mixtapes. In fact, with strong releases from Big K.R.I.T., Pusha T, Chance the Rapper, Vic Mensa, Rapsody, Raekwon, Slum Village, Curren$y, Cam’ron, Lloyd Banks,

Nipsey Hussle Admires His Own Hustle From The High Rise With DJ Drama (Video)

In “More Or Less,” Nipsey Hussle raps that he’s been grinding in the music industry since 2003. It took an honest 10 years for the artist, once signed to Epic

Hit-Boy & Nipsey Hussle Bring Some New West Coast Heat on Alert (Audio)

Hit-Boy and Nipsey Hussle get rowdy on Alert, claiming it’s the hardest ish since The Chronic. That claim is likely aspirational…but it is a a hot track. Check it out.

Nipsey Hussle Gives the Real on Growing Up in Crenshaw on The Juan Epstein Show (Video)

Nipsey Hussle is one of the most authentic cats in the game right now. During a trip to NYC this week, he connected with Peter Rosenberg and Cipha Sounds and

Game & Nipsey Hussle – Red and Blue Make Green (Mixtape)

Here’s a mixtape that compiles the various collaborations between Game and Nipsey Hussle from over the years. You can stream and download Red and Blue Make Green below. Related: Nipsey

Nipsey Discusses Why He Priced His Mixtape at $100 (Video)

Nipsey Hussle is true to his name. The Crenshaw MC sat down with DJ Skee to discuss why he priced his new Crenshaw mixtape at $100 as well as the

Nipsey Hussle Releases Crenshaw & Slauson Video With Crenshaw Mixtape (Video & Mixtape)

The visuals for Nipsey Hussle’s song Crenshaw & Slauson are part documentary and part music video, but all tribute to Nipsey’s neighborhood. Nipsey gets testimonials from several local folks and

Jay Z Buys 100 Copies Of Nipsey Hussle’s $100 Mixtape, Crenshaw

We’re big fans of Nipsey Hussle over here at Ambrosia For Heads. But we’re not the only ones. It always seems to sound a little foreign when artists charge money

Nipsey Hussle – Don’t Forget About Us ft Dom Kennedy

With his highly anticipated mixtape dropping today (Crenshaw), Nipsey Hussle gives the Hip-Hop community a taste of what to expect with “Don’t Forget About Us.” The track also features the

Nipsey Hussle – Checc Me Out ft Dom Kennedy

On Arsenio Hall’s couch, Kendrick Lamar spoke about the movement he was part of the California Hip-Hop community. Two of the artists he mentioned, Nipsey Hussle and Dom Kennedy, come

Rapsody – Never Know ft. Ab-Soul, Nipsey Hussle & Terrace Martin

I really love the Jamla/TDE/Nipsey Hussle connection. What 9th Wonder did so seamlessly with Brooklyn in the mid-’00s (Smif N’ Wessun, Sean Price, Buckshot and Jean Grae) now seems to

Nipsey Hussle – Change Nothing

Nipsey Hussle keeps the new releases coming. The latest is about staying true to himself. Check out Change Nothing. Related: Nipsey Hussle – Summertime in That Cutlass (Audio)

AFH: Best Hip-Hop of July 2013 (Audio Playlist)

Jay-Z dominated the headlines in July, but there was a LOT of good music from other artists last month, as well. Here’s a playlist of the best hip-hop to drop