Interview, Video

Inside the A$AP Mob Cozy Tapes Vol. 2 Listening Party

On the eve of the release of A$AP Mob’s Cozy Tapes Vol. 2: Too Cozy, HYPEBEAST joined the crew in New York City to get an early listen of the Mob’s second studio album. A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg, A$AP Ant, A$AP Nast, and the Cozy Boys introduced the tracks one-by-one before letting them play through. Flacko and Ferg had the intimate setting jumping, reciting lines from soon to be hit tracks like ‘Please Shut up’ featuring Gucci Mane, and ‘Frat Rules’ featuring Playboi Carti and Big Sean.

They sat down with the Harlem troupe to talk about how the 17-track album came together, how AWGE is the ghetto Google and how rappers need to invest their money. For the full A$AP Mob interview and an exclusive look inside the private listening party, check out the video below. Continue reading “Inside the A$AP Mob Cozy Tapes Vol. 2 Listening Party”

Interview, Video

Video: Future Listening Lounge With Ebro In The AM


Ebro and Future invites Hot 97 listeners and members of the Future Hive to listen to Dirty Sprite 2 which will be available in stores tomorrow Friday July 17, 2015. Continue reading “Video: Future Listening Lounge With Ebro In The AM”

Interview, Music, Video

Video: Snoop Dogg Listening Session w/ Ebro & Nessa!

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Snoop Dogg held a Listening Session for his new album Bush with Hot 97’s Nessa and Ebro. Continue reading “Video: Snoop Dogg Listening Session w/ Ebro & Nessa!”


Video: Wale – The Album About Nothing (Listening Party)


Wale recently held a listening session in NYC for his The Album About Nothing set to drop at the end of this month. Check it out below. Continue reading “Video: Wale – The Album About Nothing (Listening Party)”

Interview, Video

Video: Big Sean – Dark Sky Paradise (Live Listening Party)

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Big Sean sat down with Ebro, Peter, and Laura from Hot97 at SOB’s for the launch of his new album Dark Sky Paradise. Continue reading “Video: Big Sean – Dark Sky Paradise (Live Listening Party)”


Video: A$AP Ferg “Trap Lord” Release Party

The A$AP Lords were definitely holding court in Brooklyn last night for the release of A$AP Ferg’s new “Trap Lord” LP and the second day of Trap Fest which features Ferg touring through NYC to bless his faithful followers. Ferg and his brothers took over the the Bed-Stuy based Electric Warehouse, making it a sweat filled castle of thanks and praise for the Hood Pope. Holding nothing back and always ready to literally step on someone’s neck, Ferg opened up with the confrontational “Dump Dump” and eventually leading to a finale of mob mania for his street classic “Work” and his new heater “Shabba Ranks” featuring A$AP Rocky who was also on stage in full support of the A$AP Worldwide movement. Let the game of thrones continue.

Previously: A$AP Ferg Interview w/ The Breakfast Club (Video)


Video: Kanye West ‘Yeezus’ Album Listening Session


Yeezy held a listening session for his latest album ‘Yeezus’ last night at the loading dock of Milk Studios in New York. Among those in attendance were Jay-Z, Beyonce, Timbaland, DJ Khaled, Busta Rhymes, Q-Tip and much more. He played the entire album twice, which features guest appearances by Chief Keef, King L, Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and more. Here is some footage from the event as Kanye West plays some new music and talks about the album and its promo. Continue reading “Video: Kanye West ‘Yeezus’ Album Listening Session”


Video: N.O.R.E. “Student of The Game” Album Release Event

The Elite Money Empire Presents to you: N.O.R.E.’s “Student of The Game” Album Release Event in New York City. In attendance was Waka Flocka, Busta Rhymes, Shaheem Reid, Jack Thriller, Jeff and Eric Rosenthal and more.

Previously: N.O.R.E. “Student Of The Game” (Documentary)

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Video: Joe Budden “No Love Lost” Album Listening Session

Budden recently held a listening session at Chung King Studios in New York for his upcoming album “No Love Lost”. RHHD were in the building and come through with a recap of the event. The LP hits stores February 5th.

Previously: Remo The Hitmaker ft. Joe Budden – Make That Ass Clap


T.I. “Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head” Album Listening Session [Video]

Last night, T.I. held a private listening session for his new album “Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head” in New York. In this clip, he talks about why this project is his best one to date and what to expect from it.

Props: RTNY


Wiz Khalifa Holds “O.N.I.F.C.” Listening Party In NYC [Video]

Last night, Wiz held a listening session for his new album “O.N.I.F.C.” at the The Westway. He proceeded to preview and explain the entire album with his Taylor Gang crew by his side. The LP is set to hit stores on December 4th. Continue reading “Wiz Khalifa Holds “O.N.I.F.C.” Listening Party In NYC [Video]”


Meek Mill “Dreams And Nightmares” Album Listening Session [Video]

With Rozay by his side, Meek held a private listening session for his upcoming debut album “Dreams And Nightmares” in NY. He played the entire LP, which features guest appearances by Rick Ross, Drake, Nas, John Legend, Trey Songz, Wale, Mary J Blige and more. Mikey Fresh was in the building and was able to capture some footage. Head over to Miss Info’s site to read his thoughts on the album. “Dreams And Nightmares” in stores October 30th.