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  • Cover of Jay Electronica To Appear On Common's "Kingdom" Remix [Update: Remix Debuts At AAHH!Fest]
    Jay Electronica has emerged from hiding to appear at AAHH!Fest in Chicago alongside some of hip-hop's finest. Prior to his set, Elec spoke briefly with Revolt TV about the festival and his upcoming work, specifically a remix he recorded alongside AAHH!Fest's co-sponsor Common.
  • Cover of LAPD Bans YG From Playing Two "Drake Vs. Lil Wayne" Dates [Update: iLoveMakonnen Fills In]
    In a somewhat shocking development, YG has informed us that he's not allowed to perform at two of the three upcoming Southern California dates of the ongoing "Drake Vs. Lil Wayne" tour. The reason? His local police department.
  • Cover of Mood Music: Hip-Hop/R&B Songs For Every Mood
    Whether you're feeling mad, or high, or anxious, or sexy, or you just got paid, or you wanna turn up, or get inspired, or well, anything, HotNewHipHop has you covered. Just in time for the weekend, whatever your plans may be, we've got music for every situation and/or mood.
  • Cover of Young Thug On Continuing Lil Wayne's "Carter" Series: "He Did 1 To 5, I'm Gonna Do 6 To 10"
    Young Thug has been pretty up-front about Lil Wayne's influence on his music, voicing that pairing with Birdman's Rich Gang team is something of a dream come true for him.
  • Cover of G-Eazy, E-40, IAMSU! & Jay Ant Announce "From The Bay To The Universe" Tour
    G-Eazy won big this year with his album These Things Happen, and now he's taking his show on the road in a 31-date tour called "From The Bay To The Universe." Accompanied by E-40, IAMSU!
  • Cover of 50 Cent's Grandmother Passes Away
    If you're a fan of 50 Cent, you know what an important role his grandmother played in his life. 50 has previously spoken on how his grandmother, Beulah Jackson, was the person that cared for him the most.
  • Cover of Jay Z & Beyoncé Are Working On A Joint Album
    A few days ago, we posted a rumor about Beyoncé being pregnant with her second child, and now even if that's not true, her and hubby Jay Z have some big news in their future.
  • Cover of Stream Freeway & The Jacka's "Highway Robbery"
    Almost exactly 11 months ago (October 14, 2013), Freeway and The Jacka paired up to present a joint tape entitled Write My Wrongs. Now they return with an official full-length called Highway Robbery. The tracklist is below, and you can stream the project via Spotify below that.
  • Cover of CBS Cuts Rihanna Performance From Ravens-Steelers Coverage [Update: Rihanna Responds]
    Its been four days now since the Baltimore Ravens terminated Ray Rice's contract on account of domestic violence charges and the news is still talking about it. Did the NFL go too easy on Rice following the incriminating video's leak? Is the league too lax on criminal offenders?
  • Cover of Brother Ali Announces "Home Away From Home" Tour
    Today Brother Ali has announced a new "Home Away From Home" tour, and to go with it, he's dropped a song and music video of the same name, featuring his touring partners Mally and Bambu. The tour will take the Rhymesayer from Colorado Springs on September 16th to Chicago on November 14th, where it'll wrap up.
  • Cover of Big Sean Was Still With Naya Rivera When He Recorded "I Don't Fuck With You"
    Big Sean surprised fans with four new tracks earlier this week, and so far the favorite among the bunch is the DJ Mustard, Kanye West, and DJ Dahi-produced, "I Don't Fuck With You".
  • Cover of Lil Boosie Delays "Touchdown 2 Cause Hell" [Update: Artwork Revealed]
    Lil Boosie was planning to drop his first LP since getting out of jail, Touchdown 2 Cause Hell, on July 15th. Well, today is July 16th, and with no signs of the album, Boosie has announced a push back on the release date.
  • Cover of Jay Z Hints That Beyoncé Is Pregnant Again
    Last night, Jay Z and Beyoncé wrapped up their wildly successful "On The Run" tour in Paris. Nicki Minaj showed up to do her "Flawless" remix, but the biggest news of the night is just being realized now.
  • Cover of YG Added To Drake Vs. Lil Wayne Tour
    The Drake vs. Lil Wayne tour is definitely all about the friendly competition between the two high profile rappers, but for the remaining dates on the tour, they've decided to recruit a third act for the show. While the setup unfortunately won't be Drake vs. Lil Wayne vs.
  • Cover of Travi$ Scott Speaks On "Days Before Rodeo" & Kanye West's New Music
    Travi$ Scott's free album Days Before Rodeo took us by surprise but quickly became a fan-favorite. The banger-packed project solidified Travi$ Scott's position within the rap game, if it even needed solidifying in the first place.
  • Cover of Chris Brown Gives Advice To Ray Rice On Controlling Anger
    Earlier in the week, footage of Ray Rice physically assaulting his wife (who at the time was his fiance) on an elevator.
  • Cover of Teyana Taylor Announces Debut Album "VII" [Update: Artwork Revealed]
    G.O.O.D. Music singer Teyana Taylor is almost ready for her debut, taking to Twitter to announce the title of her upcoming debut album today. Teyana dropped off her single "Maybe" featuring Yo Gotti and labelmate Pusha T in June, which got us excited for what else she has in store.
  • Cover of 10 Things We Know About Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter V"
    Weezy F Baby...please say the baby. It’s almost time! Lil Wayne is set to return with Tha Carter V this fall, scheduled to drop October 28th. Unfortunately, we can only take this with a grain of salt, as it has been pushed back time and time again.
  • Cover of Jay Z And Kanye West Are Co-Producing The New Chris Rock Movie
    This is pretty crazy news. Chris Rock's upcoming film Top Five, which he wrote, directed and starred in, is set to be co-produced by two of hip-hop's biggest names.
  • Cover of Vince Staples Details "Hell Can Wait" EP, With Guest Spots From A$ton Matthews & Teyana Taylor
    Ever since we were introduced to him on Earl Sweatshirt's 2010 debut, Vince Staples has been making increasingly more noise in the rap game with each passing year. This year, the 21-year-old put out his mixtape Shyne Coldchain Vol.
  • Cover of Jay Z Files To Dismiss Chauncey Mahan's Lawsuit Against Roc-A-Fella
    Back in July, we reported that former sound engineer Chauncey Mahan had (once again) sued Jay Z and Roc-A-Fella Records for the partial ownership of 45 songs recorded with his help between the years 1998-2002. Now, Hova has filed a motion to dismiss Mahan's suit.
  • Cover of Photos: Fool's Gold Day Off + Word On The Street
    We're now five days removed from the annual Fool's Gold Day Off in New York, when Fool's Gold takes over the city streets to bring fans together with some great live performances. This year included headliners Danny Brown and French Montana, while AraabMuzik, New York OGs The Lox, World's Fair and more took the stage.
  • Cover of Krayzie And Bizzy Bone Will Be On J. Cole's New Album
    Although he recently shared a track that responded to the Michael Brown shooting, J. Cole hasn't given us any details about his follow-up to last year's Born Sinner.
  • Cover of 9 Rapper Photoshop Makeovers
    This is what happens when a graphic designer gets bored. We decided to play around with some of your favorite rappers faces and give them a completely unnecessary makeover, thank you Photoshop.
  • Cover of Jay Z & Rihanna's “Run This Town” To Be Featured In CBS’ Thursday Night Football
    Are you ready for some Football? It’s a Thursday night party apparently because starting September 11th, the much-needed Thursday night football games will be airing on CBS, and using a little hip-hop to kick start the evening.
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