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  • Cover of Q-Tip & Dr. Dre May Be Working On "Detox"
    Dr. Dre's on-again, off-again album Detox has become a bit of a punchline in the hip hop community. The proposed follow up to 1999's Chronic 2001 has been in the works for years, and has even had a few false-start singles. 
  • Cover of Cam'ron Hilariously Calls Out Nick Cannon On Instagram [Update: Nick Responds, So Does Cam]
    Nick Cannon is known to be a bit corny at times, although he always manages to take it to new levels and surprise us.
  • Cover of Take A Look At T.I.'s New Crib
    T.I. may not be working a 9 to 5, but he still has to deal with a 40-minute commute to and from the studio. Luckily, He's T.I., so he can eliminate that commute by leasing a 4 bedroom home 2 minutes away from the lab.
  • Cover of Da Mafia 6ix Are Doing A Collaborative Album With Insane Clown Posse
    Big news for Juggalos and Juggalettes. Da Mafia 6ix-- otherwise known as the remaining members of Three 6 Mafia --have decided to pair up with none other than Insane Clown Posse for a collaborative album.
  • Cover of Drake Surprises 15-Year Old Cancer Patient In Houston
    Kennedy Brown, a 15-year-old student at Carnegie Vanguard High got a pretty big surprise this weekend.
  • Cover of Game And 40 Glocc Beef Escalates As The Rappers Drop Threats
    The fact that Game and 40 Glocc really can't get along shouldn't come as a shock to anyone, given that it's been so extensively documented in the past. We haven't heard the two really talk about each other publicly in a while, but Game's ol' Compton nemesis resurfaced, ensuring that the doozy of a week G
  • Cover of 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (April 11)
    Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and instantly burst into uncontrollable laughter? Raised your eyebrow? Scratched your head? Instantly smiled? Thought, "Damn. That's dope."?  Stared at your phone? Did an instant repost? HNHH is sure you've answered yes to at least one of those questions. 
  • Cover of Chris Brown's D.C. Assault Case Will Go To Trial, Judge Denies Dismissal Request
    So here's where we were last time we reported on Chris Brown's seemingly never-ending legal troubles: his lawyer, Mark Geragos, was proposing that the D.C.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Thanks Eminem For Giving Him A Shot, Describes Him As One Of His Favorite People
    In case you hadn't noticed, it's been a slow news day, folks. As such, we thought we'd bring this moment of homage to light, given Ferrari F's recent departure from Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope / Shady Records.
  • Cover of 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (April 5)
    Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and instantly bursted into uncontrollable laughter? Raised your eyebrow? Scratched your head? Instantly smiled? Thought, "Damn. That's dope."?  Stared at your phone? Did an instant repost? HNHH is sure you've answered yes to at least one of those questions. 
  • Cover of Win Kid Ink Tickets, Follow HotNewHipHop On Instagram! [Update: Winner Announced]
    Kid Ink is kicking off his "My Own Lane" tour next week, and HotNewHipHop is giving you the chance to catch him live in concert!We've got tickets to Ink's show at Seattle's Neptune Theatre on April 2nd. If you're in the area, and would like to attend the show, simply follow the rules below, and you could be seeing
  • Cover of Joe Budden Apologizes For Racist Instagram Post
    Joe Budden posted an image to Instagram yesterday which gained him a lot of negative attention. The Slaughterhouse rapper put up an image of a Sikh man-- seemingly going through customs at the airport --with the caption, “Not on my watch Homeboy!”, suggesting the man was a terrorist.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Grants Wish For 5-Year Old Cancer Patient
    Damiyah Telemaque-Nelson, who was diagnosed with cancer in October 2013, had one wish-- to meet Nicki Minaj, and score one of her iconic pink wigs. The story got the attention of Washington Wizards point guard, John Wall, who used his Instagram account to alert Nicki of Damiyah's wish.
  • Cover of 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (March 29)
    Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and instantly bursted into uncontrollable laughter? Raised your eyebrow? Scratched your head? Instantly smiled? Thought, "Damn. That's dope."?  Stared at your phone? Did an instant repost? HNHH is sure you've answered yes to at least one of those questions.
  • Cover of Review: King Los' "Zero Gravity II"
    After his recent split with Puff Daddy’s Bad Boy Records and Interscope on March 19, King Los has stepped it up quickly and released his latest mixtape, Zero Gravity II. He had first signed with the label back in 2005.
  • Cover of Young Money/Cash Money: The Complete Current Roster
    Bryan "Birdman" Williams and Ronald "Slim" Williams founded Cash Money Records over twenty years ago. New Orleans rap collective the Hot Boys were one of Cash Money's earliest successes, which has since turned into perhaps the flashiest label of them all.
  • Cover of Nick Cannon Dons "White Face" In Promotion Of "White People Party Music"
    If you thought releasing a song called "Pajama Pants" was ridiculous, you haven't seen the half of Nick Cannon's absurd new promotional strategy. His upcoming album, White People Party Music, has now earned itself its own character, Connor Smallnut, played by a "white face"-donning Cannon.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Says Of Nicki Minaj's "Lookin Ass": "You Could Do Better"
    Lil Wayne and his Young Money family recently delivered a new compilation album Young Money: Rise Of An Empire, which had somewhat of an uninspired tracklist and did not seem to go over too well with the fans.
  • Cover of 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (March 22)
    Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and instantly bursted into uncontrollable laughter? Raised your eyebrow? Scratched your head? Instantly smiled? Thought, "Damn. That's dope."?  Stared at your phone? Did an instant repost? HNHH is sure you've answered yes to at least one of those questions.
  • Cover of Vince Staples Explains How 50 Cent And GTA: San Andreas Inspired Him And His Music
    Vince Staples thinks things like When the hit 2004 game, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (which served as the basis for the latest GTA installment) came out, people claimed that it helped the video game industry grow, but no one expected it to help a future, budding musician grow as an artist.
  • Cover of Hip-Hop Ink: Gang Tattoos Explained
    In recent years, hip-hop artists have become more and more tatted as the trend continues to grow. Once upon a time, the average rapper may have had a few selective tats on their bodies, but it's now a usual sight to see emcees with fully tatted chests, sleeves, backs and even tattoos on the face.
  • Cover of Tyga Owes The Taxman Upward Of 90 Grand
    Remember when Tyga spent over $120,000 pimping out his Last Kings flagship store in LA? Apparently, it would be better served in the hands of the IRS.
  • Cover of 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (March 15)
    Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and instantly bursted into uncontrollable laughter? Raised your eyebrow? Scratched your head? Instantly smiled? Thought, "Damn. That's dope."?  Stared at your phone? Did an instant repost? HNHH is sure you've answered yes to at least one of those questions.
  • Cover of Stalking SXSW: Instagram Photo Recap (Part 2)
    South By Southwest continues in Austin, Texas today, we've once again rounded up some of the best flicks depicting the what went down around Austin in the past few days. SXSW actually kicked off on March 7th, and lots has happened during the past week that warrants a look or two.
  • Cover of Stalking SXSW: Instagram Photo Recap (Part 1)
    There's a ton of reasons why you may have missed out on SXSW this year, but don't worry, we got you covered! We're bringing all the best of SXSW's hip-hop Instagram posts together for your viewing pleasure. Just cool pics, rappers with fans and even a glimpse at some of the performances.
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