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  • Cover of 13 Most Explicit Lyrics By The Weeknd
    The Weeknd rose up as a largely anonymous kid from Toronto who released three epic mixtapes in 2011. March, August and December each held a release date for this dude who was mixing sounds of electronica, hip-hop, dubstep, R&B, downtempo and soul in a way that had never been done before.Well, it worked.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Likely Special Guest In Ariana Grande's NBA All-Star Game Halftime Show
    Ariana Grande has enough hits to carry this the half time show for this Sunday's NBA All-Star game on her own, but nowadays, audiences expect at least one surprise guest in any high profile performance.
  • Cover of Jordan Brand Gives Russell Westbrook His Own Signature Shoe
    We've long anticipated Jordan Brand blessing Russell Westbrook with his own signature shoe, and today we learn that it will in fact be coming to fruition.
  • Cover of Action Bronson Reveals That "Fuck That's Delicious" Is Coming To Cable TV
    We caught up with Action Bronson the other day for an interview about his upcoming album Mr. Wonderful, and while discussing the forthcoming LP he happened to let slip that his fan-favorite Munchies YouTube series "Fuck That's Delicious" will be coming to a cable TV near you.
  • Cover of Classic Rotation: The Fugees "The Score"
    The Fugees second album, The Score, has garnered a significant amount of critical acclaim over the years. The LP turns 19 today, February 13th 2015, and we wanted to take a look back at the record’s creation, influence, and above all: music.
  • Cover of Action Bronson Shares The Artwork For "Mr. Wonderful"
    After tweeting the tracklist for his highly anticipated Mr. Wonderful, Action Bronson just got on Instagram to share the artwork for the project. The CD cover shows a shirtless Bronson perched atop some golden steps, addressing a crowd we can't see, with "Sincerely, Mr. Wonderful" signed in cursive above him.
  • Cover of Suge Knight Claims That He Was Ambushed Before Hit-And-Run
    This Suge Knight case keeps getting crazier and crazier. The latest we heard was that Suge was in the hospital with another potentially life-threatening blood clot, and that his bail had been revoked while he awaits his trial.
  • Cover of Juicy J Reveals Cover Art & Release Date For "Blue Dream & Lean 2"
    Juicy J has been working on his album THC: The Hustle Continues, but while we wait for the album he'll be holding us over with a new mixtape.
  • Cover of Missy Elliott & Timbaland Spotted In The Studio
    While we’ve been hearing about a comeback album from Missy Elliott for months, it now appears to be official in the works.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: February 3 - February 9
    After a few paltry weeks, we finally have a chart we can be proud of. Good on you, HNHH fam.
  • Cover of A Tale Of Two Kendricks: "i" Vs. "The Blacker The Berry"
    On paper, the two new Kendrick Lamar songs we've received in the past six months couldn't be more different.
  • Cover of A History Of Violence: Suge Knight Timeline
    Some might say Suge Knight isn't having the best year, and it's only just begun. The co-founder of Death Row Records started off 2015 with a murder charge to his name, not to mention, he's suffering from a few medical issues stemming from 2014's shooting.
  • Cover of Watch All The Performances From The 2015 Grammys, Featuring Kanye West, Rihanna & More
    The 2015 Grammy Awards are underway, and as usual, there are plenty of high profile performances planned for the night. We'll be live-updating with videos of each set as they make their way online, so check back throughout the night to catch some great musical moments you may have missed.
  • Cover of 10 Essential 9th Wonder Productions
    North Carolina's Patrick Douthit isn't like most hip-hop stars. He's uninterested with chains, fame, cars, clothes and objectifying women. He's concerned with honoring classic soul music through his sample-based hip-hop beats.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: February 8
    This week we see Ne-Yo make his grand entrance on the Billboard 200 with Non-Fiction, and we're also analyzing Lupe Fiasco and Joey Bada$$ in their second week out. As we saw last week, Joey Bad started off strong with a #5 debut, much higher than Lupe's Tetsuo & Youth.
  • Cover of Oh Let's Duet: Most Unlikely Grammy Performance Pairings
    The Grammys bring all of recorded popular music together under one roof. It's the only time you can see Snoop Dogg and Billy Joel at the same party (because Billy's a Piru for life). 
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: January 31- February 6
    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 What’s New In Battle Rap (February 6)
    Battle rap is quickly growing as a culture. What was almost completely relegated to street corners and Youtube a few years ago has garnered national recognition, more tv programming, Pay-Per-View events, and other attention of the mainstream media.
  • Cover of 5 Times The Grammys Got 'Best Rap Album' Wrong
    With the Grammys coming up this Sunday, we thought it would be a good idea to take a look at the times they have upset us, the hip-hop community, the most. Because nobody is perfect and the Grammys are certainly no exception. 
  • Cover of Drake, Kendrick Lamar & Nicki Minaj Headline UK Wireless Festival [Update: A$AP Rocky, Pusha T & More Added]
    The annual Wireless Festival in the UK has announced a rap-heavy line-up today, with headliners Drake, Nicki Minaj and Kendrick Lamar set to perform during the three-day event.
  • Cover of Vinylz Talks About Creation Of J. Cole's "Tale Of 2 Citiez" & Big Sean's "Blessings"
    Vinylz already had a pretty big 2014, but he's setting himself up to have an even bigger 2015. You probably saw the name Vinylz in 2014, or at least you might recognize it, but you probably aren't super familiar with who he is a producer.
  • Cover of Beyoncé, Common & John Legend Will Perform Together At The Grammys
    By now, you probably know that The Grammys are airing this Sunday, and that Kanye West, Rihanna and Paul McCartney are among the scheduled performers. But what you probably haven't heard yet is that another trio will unite to form a supergroup of sorts for one of the night's performances.
  • Cover of Rihanna, Kanye West, & Paul McCartney To Perform "FourFive Seconds" At Grammys [Update: Kanye Will Also Debut A New Song]
    We haven’t heard much from Rihanna since 2012’s Unapologetic album, but after dropping off “FourFive Seconds” with Kanye West and Paul McCartney last weekend, Rih Rih is getting back to business.
  • Cover of Vine Rewind: January
    We're all doing it for the Vine these days.
  • Cover of French Montana Wins Celebrity Bowling Competition
    One word comes to mind when you're given the news that French Montana won a bowling competition; HAAN? It's not exactly common knowledge that the Coke Boy rapper is a regular Roy Munson, but after his triumph at the PBA Celebrity Invitational this weekend, we won't forget.
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