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  • Cover of Stream Statik Selektah's New Album "What Goes Around..."
    Tomorrow, Statik Selektah will drop his new album What Goes Around on iTunes, but a day ahead of time, the Spotify stream is available. 
  • Cover of BTS Photos Of Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" Video Reveal Drake Cameo
    Ncki Minaj is clearly putting in a lot of work on this "Anaconda" video.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: August  17
    Last week we saw PARTYNEXTDOOR make a relatively strong debut on the Billboard 200, however he has not maintained his ranking this week, having fallen below Billboard's top 100. We've got one new entry this week, coming from the underground crew signed to Tech N9ne's Strange Music, Ces Cru.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: August 9 – August 15
    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 Major Money: Rappers Who Signed Million-Dollar Deals
    What most music fans don’t know is that a major record label deal is not guaranteed change in your pocket. A recording contract is essentially a legal agreement which allows the record label to exploit an artist’s work through recorded material.
  • Cover of The Baddest B-Sides
    The term B-sides comes from the vinyl record days, when artists would release a single, then put a little extra something on the reverse side for the fans.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Has Had More Hot 100 Hits Than Michael Jackson
    Has the King of Pop been dethroned? Well, if you consider the Hot 100 to be the key signifier of pop success, Michael Jackson's just lost the his spot to Nicki Minaj.
  • Cover of Track Breakdown: Talking To QuESt & 6ix On "Lost Niggas"
    Our Track Breakdown series has been on a hiatus recently but we're bringing it back this afternoon for Visionary Music Group's newest signee QuESt and their in-house producer 6ix.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj To Perform "Anaconda" At MTV VMAs 2014
    Nicki Minaj's new single "Anaconda" received Sir Mix-A-Lot's blessing yesterday (even if devout hip-hop fans were not feeling it), and as Nicki continues to push it she'll be performing it at the upcoming MTV VMAs.
  • Cover of Sir Mix-A-Lot Praises Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda"
    Our readers may not have loved Nicki Minaj's latest single, but Sir Mix-A-Lot sure did. The creator of the "Baby Got Back" has praised Nicki's rendition of his track, referring to it as a "new and improved" version of his 1992 single. 
  • Cover of Because The Internet: How The Consumption Of Hip-Hop Has Changed
    As much as we think times change, they really don't. We like the music we like, regardless of what our parents think. Then something even newer comes out, and we say it isn't as good as the old days. It's the circle of life, and the music industry should've seen it coming.
  • Cover of Pete Rock Worked With Kendrick Lamar On His New Album
    Any details we can get on Kendrick Lamar's new album are welcome, as it is being kept tightly under wraps. Today we get word that Pete Rock made a contribution to the LP, which is as of yet untitled.
  • Cover of Top 10: Albums We Can't Wait To Hear
    Just as a disclaimer, you won't find Detox on this list. We gave up on that a long time ago. We can only assume at this point that Dre is swimming in a literal pool of Apple money somewhere, Scrooge McDuck style.
  • Cover of Ty Dolla $ign, YG & DJ Mustard Are Planning A Collaborative Album
    Ty Dolla $ign has been having a pretty huge year. He released his first retail release with the Beach House EP, showed up on plenty of hooks for artists as diverse as Lupe Fiasco and Meek Mill, and joined his new Taylor Gang buddy Wiz Khalifa on the Under The Influence tour.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: August 10
    This week we see one new entry below, belonging to October's Very Own's PARTYNEXTDOOR. The r'n'b singer is relatively new, having released his first official mixtape PARTYNEXTDOOR just last summer.
  • Cover of New Actress Cast As Aaliyah In Upcoming Biopic [Update: Missy Elliott And Timbaland Roles Cast]
    A few weeks back the internet got up in arms when it was revealed that Disney star Zendaya Coleman would be playing Aaliyah in the forthcoming Lifetime movie about her life.
  • Cover of Single Art Revealed For Lil Wayne's "Grindin" Featuring Drake
    Lil Wayne has had no problem pushing "Believe Me" featuring Drake as the lead single off Tha Carter V. The song has seen plenty of success on the radio, and continues to grow. With that one officially off the ground, Weezy F is on to the next one. 
  • Cover of Photos: Nicki Minaj's "Secret" Shoot With Alexander McQueen
    Have you had enough of Nicki Minaj? Well, in case you've yet to have your fill of the Barbz leader, she's showed off some flicks from a photo shoot she did with high-end fashion designer Alexander McQueen. The reason behind the shoot is unknown, it could just be because it's Nicki.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Reveals Cause Of "Anaconda" Leak
    Nicki Minaj took some time to speak to Carson Daly about the status of her upcoming Pink Print album and why the project's latest single "Anaconda" sprung a leak a week prior to its intended release.
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  • Cover of Ariana Grande Previews New Collaboration With The Weeknd
    Ariana Grande has taken to Instagram to preview a brief clip of her upcoming collaboration with The Weeknd.
  • Cover of Karrueche Tran Reportedly Dumps Chris Brown [Update: Sources Say Chris Brown Broke It Off]
    Chris Brown has been spotted yachting out in St. Tropez, but he's missing his main chick Karrueche Tran . As it turns out, that's because the aspiring model has dumped C Breezy, and in turn, Brown reportedly took one of Karrueche's friends with him to St. Tropez instead.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Talks On Beyonce "Flawless" Remix, Remy Ma's Return & "Anaconda" Memes
    Nicki Minaj has had the internets topsy-turvy the past two weeks, what with her "Anaconda" artwork, which was followed by "Anaconda" memes, followed by a leaked version of the track, followed by rumors of a "Flawless" remix, followed by the official "Anaconda" record...you get the idea.
  • Cover of Stream The Underachievers' New Album "Cellar Door: Terminus Ut Exordium"
    The Underachievers are giving you no lack of music this summer. Each individual member, AK and Issa Gold, dropped off solo mixtape projects in the last week, and now the two are treating fans to an advance stream of their debut album Cellar Door: Teminus Ut Exordium.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Previews "Anaconda" Video
    Nicki Minaj has taken to Instagram to preview her bootylicious new "Anaconda" video. Depicting Minaj and several models in a jungle setting, the Sir Mix-A-Lot-sampling single features the women decked in out in black bandeaus and high-waisted bottoms.
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