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  • Cover of Best Friends 4 Life: Frequent Collaborators
    Summer's basically over, so it's a good time to look back at all the great times you had with your best friends. Whether that was facing a couple blunts before watching a Guardians of the Galaxy bootleg, or maybe laying down a few platinum-selling songs together, good times were definitely had.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar's "good kid, m.A.A.d city" Inspires A College Course
    Inspiring college courses is rarely thought of as a benchmark for songwriters, but with the works of Jay Z, Bruce Springsteen and 2Pac all being the focus of past classes at accredited universities, maybe it's time we start doing so.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Sued For $1 Million Over "Rigamortis" Instrumental
    Kendrick Lamar isn't often the subject of tabloid/gossip sites, however, every artist seems to encounter a lawsuit at some point or another in their rising career. K. Dot's facing a new lawsuit according to TMZ, over his Section.80 record "Rigamortis."
  • Cover of G-Unit Plans To Release Another EP [Update: New EP Title Revealed]
    Earlier in the week, G-Unit sent shockwaves throughout the internet when they surprised fans with a new EP titled Beauty Of Independence.
  • Cover of Drake Signs ILOVEMAKONNEN To OVO Sound
    The October's Very Own roster has found itself a new member this week with Atlanta's ILOVEMAKONNEN. The news of the emcee's signing comes on the heels of Drake remixing the artist's underground hit single "Tuesday." 
  • Cover of Live Stream Jay Z's "Made In America" Festival [Update: Stream Day 2]
    As of 20 minutes ago, both "Made In America" festivals (one in Philadelphia, one in L.A.) are underway. The Jay Z-helmed festival boasts performances by Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, J.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: August 31
    This week we're seeing a lot of the smaller debuts from last week trickle down the charts, as Wiz Khalifa takes over the top spot with his new album Blacc Hollywood. Despite having somewhat mediocre and mixed reviews, the album happened to be Wiz's first #1 LP, if you can believe it.
  • Cover of Michigan State University Cancels Wiz Khalifa Concert Due To Last Week's Shooting
    Although it's pretty clear at this point that police are not investigating Wiz Khalifa in regards to the fatal shooting that occurred backstage at his "Under The Influence" tour last weekend, the event will have repercussions for the Taylor Gang boss.
  • Cover of Is "808s & Heartbreak" Kanye West's Most Influential Album?
    In 2014, it's no secret that where Kanye West goes, the rest of hip-hop follows. Starting with him and Just Blaze making "chipmunk soul" a hot sound in Roc-A-Fella's prime, Mr.
  • Cover of Review: G-Unit's "The Beauty of Independence"
    After he proved he was a bankable rapper, 50 Cent started his own imprint and made G-Unit his first priority. For a while Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo, Young Buck and Fiddy were consistently putting out quality music that fed the streets. But all good things must come to an end.
  • Cover of André 3000: "I’d Love To Put Out An Album"
    Today, The New York Times published an interview with André 3000 that was supposed to focus on his role as Jimi Hendrix in the upcoming film "Jimi: All Is By My Side," but a little hint within about new music seems to be attracting much more attention.
  • Cover of Jeezy Misses "Under The Influence" Tour Date After Police Search His Bus [Update: Jeezy Carried AK-47]
    California residents have not been getting quite the "Under The Influence" they bargained for. On Saturday, Wiz Khalifa's tour was cancelled for a night in San Jose following a fatal shooting that occurred backstage, and last night, opening act Jeezy didn't show up for his performance.
  • Cover of Joe Budden Allegedly Beat Up His Girlfriend [Update: Budden Responds]
    Joe Budden is facing some serious allegations from his girlfriend, who claims the rapper brutally beat her up. This, according to TMZ.
  • Cover of Rumor: Big Sean And Ariana Grande Dating?
    With two collaborative tracks already released together, it's no secret that Ariana Grande and Big Sean are fans of each other's music.
  • Cover of Download Raury's "Indigo Child" LP
    A lot of readers mentioned wanting to hear more from Raury when it was announced that 17-year-old emcee earned himself the Kanye West stamp of approval earlier this week. Fortunately for them, Indigo Child has officially been released to the interwebs.
  • Cover of Jennifer Hudson Shares Artwork And Release Date For "JHUD" [Update: Tracklist Available]
    Actor and singer Jennifer Hudson hasn't released a new album since 2011's I Remember Me, but that will all change on September 23rd when she drops the nickname-inspired JHUD.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: August 24
    This week we're seeing several new hip-hop and r'n'b entries on Charts Don't Lie, or more to the point, the Billboard 200. Nothing too crazy happened though, with r'n'b singer Tank taking our top spot, but that's only with a debut at #13 (selling 17,000 units).
  • Cover of Wiz Khalifa's California Show Cancelled Following Fatal Shooting
    Last night, a shooting reportedly occurred backstage at Wiz Khalifa's show in San Jose. The unnamed victim was said to have been shot five times, and died from his wounds.
  • Cover of Snake Bites "Anaconda" Backup Dancer During Nicki Minaj's VMA Rehearsal
    Anacondas don't want none unless you got buns, hun -- or at least so it seems from a new report of a snake biting one of Nicki Minaj's booty-ful backup dancers during a VMA rehearsal.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio August 16- August 22
    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 Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" Video Sets VEVO Record For Most Views In A Day
    The artwork for Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" single certainly turned some heads, but it seems the video for the track made an even larger impression. The official clip for Minaj's "Baby Got Back" inspired romp hit the net Tuesday night, and accumulated 19.6 million views over the following 24 hours.
  • Cover of Remy Ma Planning To Release New Mixtape "I'm Around", Possibly Next Week
    Remy Ma has quickly immersed herself back into the rap game since her prison release the other month, and thus we've seen Remy Ma stop by basically every notable hip-hop media outlet.
  • Cover of Kid Cudi Questions Lupe Fiasco's "Personalized Verse" On Twitter, Lupe Responds
    The other day Lupe Fiasco took to Twitter to declare a new initiative for his fans. Lupe announced he'd be offering up a personalized one verse song for fans for the price of $500. He made it clear this is not for a feature or collaboration, but for the fan's own personal enjoyment.  
  • Cover of Timbaland Launches Contest For Upcoming Artists
    Are you an independent emcee whose lifelong dream is to get in the studio with the man behind some of the biggest hits of the past decade? Well, you're in luck.
  • Cover of Joey Fatts Reveals New Project With 9th Wonder
    Joey Fatts is fresh off the release of his new mixtape Chipper Jones Vol. 3, but that's not stopping him from talking about his next project.
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