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  • Cover of Drake Apparently Paid Rappin' 4-Tay $100k For Interpolating His Lyrics [Update: 4-Tay's Manager Disputes Amount]
    Rappers are constantly quoting one another in songs. Sometimes it's enough to justify a writing credit, while other times its simply a subtle nod or easter egg to those who know the original source.
  • Cover of Wiz Khalifa, Tyga, Ty Dolla $ign & More To Perform At "Under The Influence" Tour 2014 [Update: Tyga Drops Out]
    Wiz Khalifa has successfully turned "Under The Influence" into an annual tour. While the last two installments were co-headlining ventures, with Wiz sharing the large print with Mac Miller and ASAP Rocky respectively, this year will see Wiz as the sole headliner-- though there are still plenty of big names involved.
  • Cover of YG Calls Out Producers Of Iggy Azalea's "Fancy" For "Jocking" DJ Mustard's Sound
    DJ Mustard has certainly established himself as a hitmaker this year, but unfortunately it comes as a price. As much as DJ Mustard's sound has penetrated the charts, it's being replicated at a high rate.
  • Cover of Game And Lil Durk Are No Longer Beefing
    The beef between Lil Durk and Tyga that erupted after an incident in the studio has gone on for months, resulting in diss tracks, threats, and the insertion of Game into the beef.
  • Cover of Lil Durk Says His Beef With Tyga Is Explained On "Signed To The Streets 2"
    Lil Durk recently stopped by ThisIs50 to give an interview, and the resulting video contains some more juicy beef between him and Tyga. Durk alleged that Tyga paid Game to do a verse on his remix of Nicki Minaj and Lil Herb's "Chi-Raq," and he also spoke on the beef's origins and its relation to his upcoming mixtape.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: June 14- June 20
    Underrated Audio aims to provide you with some dope looks from the last seven days, that flew under most peoples' radars. While they may have received front-page placement on HNHH, they didn't get as many views as they deserve, so we shine a little more light on them right here.
  • Cover of Ty Dolla $ign Hits The Studio With Wale, Tyga, Chris Brown & Big Sean
    Thanks to Instagram, we get an inside look at the daily lives of all our favorite rappers, and often times, 'daily life' involves going to the studio at some time or another. A lot of rappers are night owls and thus hit the studio late at night until the wee hours of the morning.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: June 19
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of DJ Mustard On Mistah F.A.B. Scuffle: "I'm A Millionaire Now, So I Ain't Really Worried About Fighting"
    DJ Mustard made headlines last week when video of a scuffle between Mistah F.A.B.'s crew and his own hit the web. The tension between the posses was rooted in F.A.B.'s belief that Mustard had not properly credited the Bay Area with informing his sound.
  • Cover of Watch Future, Rick Ross, YG, Wiz Khalifa, Mase And More Perform At Atlanta Birthday Bash 19
     The 19th annual Atlanta Birthday Bash, a concert thrown by the city's Hot 107.9 station, went down last night. Boasting performances from Meek Mill, Future, Ludacris, YG, Jeezy, Wiz Khalifa, Young Dro, Rick Ross, Yo Gotti, Waka Flocka Flame, B.o.B, K.
  • Cover of Lil Boosie Spotted In Studio With Tyga & Chris Brown
    We know Lil Boosie has been working hard, as evidenced by all the music he's been putting out lately. The newly-freed rapper has been hitting the studio daily to put the finishing touches on his summer album, Touchdown 2 Cause Hell, due out on July 15th, plus he's got another album planned for a winter release.
  • Cover of DJ Mustard & YG Dispel Rumors Of An Altercation With Mistah F.A.B. Last Night [Update: Footage Of Altercation Released]
    Rumors of an altercation during DJ Mustard's set in Oakland arose this morning, but the producer and his friend and collaborator, YG are shutting down claims.Sources have reported that Bay Area rapper Mistah F.A.B. and his crew approached Mustard during the show, and allegedly slapped and robbed him of his chain.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: June 5
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of YG's "Who Do You Love" Single Goes Gold
    YG already has a platinum-certified single with "My Nigga" off his debut album My Krazy Life, and now his second single featuring Drake, the equally infectious "Who Do You Love" is catching up.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: May 26-June 1
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 10 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
  • Cover of YG & DJ Mustard Cover RESPECT Magazine
    The DJ Mustard and YG takeover continues this summer, with Mustard planning to drop his debut album 10 Summers. The producer already unleashed one single off it, the Ty Dolla $ign and 2 Chainz-featured "Down On Me." 
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: May 22
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Watch Full PowerHouse 2014 Sets From Nicki Minaj, Wiz Khalifa, YG, Schoolboy Q And Trey Songz
    Last night, Power 106's annual PowerHouse concert went down in L.A., bringing together a stellar lineup of hip-hop stars for an all-night concert event. If you missed the live stream of the event, have no fear -- most of the sets are now available to watch online.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: May 5-11
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 10 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
  • Cover of Lil Durk No Longer Responding To Tyga And Game
    Despite previous plans to retort, Lil Durk's camp is now claiming that the rapper has no intention to respond to Tyga and Game's "Chiraq to LA" diss. At least not yet. 
  • Cover of Lil Durk Plans Game Response, Says Chief Keef Disrespected Chicago By Co-Signing Tyga
    The Lil Durk and Tyga beef continues to snowball, with new rappers getting involved almost every day. So far both Game and Compton Menace have contributed to the beef, and according to Durk, it's not quite over yet.
  • Cover of "What's Beef" In 2014?
      Beef is good for Hip Hop its like high school fights niggas dont really get hurt most the time but when they do? AWW MAN #youngveggiesvoice — Vince Staples (@vincestaples) May 5, 2014
  • Cover of Lil Durk & Compton Menace Respond To Tyga & Game's Diss Track "ChiRaq To L.A."
    If you've been on HotNewHipHop at all today, you've probably noticed the diss record towards Lil Durk and 40 Glocc, sent from Tyga and Game.
  • Cover of YG Describes Average Day In Bompton
    YG is on top of his game right now, along with his producing partner DJ Mustard, the duo are being tapped as the new "Snoop Dogg & Dr.
  • Cover of Tyga Fires Back At Lil Durk In New "Chiraq" Freestyle Clip
    When Lil Durk recently previewed a new "Chiraq" freestyle in which he took shots at Tyga, the reasoning behind the attack wasn't too clear.
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