drake, Features, jay-z, kanye west, lil wayne, News, nicki minaj, Sports

The summer is coming to an end and we all know that can suck. One thing that is great, however, is the return of some of our favorite sports. NFL football has already started, NBA basketball players will return to training camp shortly, the MLB playoffs are kicking off, and big fights are always around […]

Hip Hop Wired Exclusive, News, Video

On this week’s edition of Street Wired, I took to midtown New York City to continue the discussion of some of the best albums and mixtapes of 2012. After seeing how much feedback the HHW crew got for last week’s Wired 25, breaking down the 25 best mixtapes and albums of the year; we got the official word from […]

2 chainz, 50 cent, Action Bronson, drake, Features, jay-z, kanye west, lil wayne, News

The Summer is over and it’s just about that time to take a look back on all of the excellent music that has dropped in 2012. Since the lines of mixtapes and albums have become so blurred with so much effort going into free music, why separate them? From Rick Ross to Nas to Wiz […]

drake, Features, kanye west, lil wayne, News, nicki minaj, Wired Tracks

As the month of August comes to a close, it’s time to look back on the best songs of the past three months. Once the weather breaks, every in demand rapper wants to stake a claim to the summer. There is something about parties, vacations, barbecues, warm weather and women that make your favorite artist […]

Features, lil wayne, News

As news arrived this past weekend that DJ Drama and Lil Wayne were reuniting for the fourth installment of the Dedication series, fans were intrigued and excited. After Sorry 4 The Wait was lacking a little something and Tha Carter 4 was met with a critical yawn despite massive commercial success, fans and critics alike were yearning for the “Mixtape Weezy.” […]

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2 Chainz latest single “No Lie” featuring Drake is steadily climbing up the charts, while his collaboration with Kanye West, Big Sean and Pusha T., “Mercy” is topping the charts. It only makes sense that 2 Chainz and Mr. West get together again for the follow up single for his Def Jam debut, Based On A […]

Features, News

In 2012, it is as simple as 1+1 when it comes to making noise in Hip-Hop. Do you want someone to listen to your song? Put 2 Chainz on it. Pretty easy. The most frequent collaborator since 2007-era Lil Wayne, Tity 2 Necklaces has re-invented himself and turned him into the must feature artist of […]

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The weather is breaking, the sun is shining, and violence is escalating. That can only mean that Summer is finally here. In the weeks following Memorial Day, the Summer has always been owned by less clothing, pools, great parties and even better music. In honor of the new season, this week’s Wired 25 puts together […]

Features, kanye west, lil wayne, News, nicki minaj, Wired Tracks

With 2012 just about at the half way point, Hip-Hop Wired is taking a look back at the most popular, impactful, and all around best songs of the year thus far.  Although not many big albums have dropped since January 1st, 2012, the major, server–cracking mixtapes (Rick Ross, Meek Mill, Big K.R.I.T, Wiz Khalifa) that […]