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  • Cover of Andre 3000 Covers Billboard, Talks Solo Album, $100k Verses & More
    Andre 3000 is coming out of his shell in order to promote the Jimi Hendrix film, "Jimi: All By My Side." We've seen him do several interviews as we lead up to the film's release date, which is actually today, and now he's on the cover of Billboard magazine.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: September 25
    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 Kanye West Played His Entire Album In Paris Last Night
    Kanye West is keeping his upcoming album top-secret (which seems to be a thing these days), however it appears as though the album is complete and awaiting release. 
  • Cover of Is Kendrick Lamar On Lil Wayne's "Carter V"?
    Kendrick Lamar has been busy promoting his new single "i" ever since it was released on Tuesday morning. Making his way over to Power 106 this week, K. Dot decided to not only bless the LA Leakers with a quick freestyle that came out tonight, but he may have also spilled some news regarding Lil Wayne's next album.
  • Cover of 10 Sophomore Albums Compared To Debuts
    Kendrick Lamar is gearing up to release the sequel to his debut good kid, m.A.A.d city, as you well know.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Speaks On New Single "i" [Update: Full Interview With Power 106 Added]
    Kendrick Lamar made sure we started off our day on a positive note, with the release of his new single "i." We say positive note, because even though the song may not be what you were expecting, there's no denying that it contains an inspirational message.
  • Cover of Andre 3000 Speaks On Jimi Hendrix Role & Possibility Of OutKast Movie
    Andre 3000 is set to play Jimi Hendrix in the upcoming movie "Jimi: All Is By My Side," centered around one important year in the guitarist's life, from 1966-1967.
  • Cover of Mary J. Blige Announces New Album "The London Sessions" [Update: Tracklist & Artwork Revealed]
    Last fall, UK dance duo Disclosure released a brand new version of their track "F For You" that featured none other than Mary J. Blige. The R&B singer had recently taken the stage alongside the group at a show in NYC, and now it seems like their musical partnership will continue on.
  • Cover of Apple To Reportedly Shut Down Beats Music Streaming Service
    Last week, we learned that Dr. Dre's veritable unicorn of an album, previously thought to be titled Detox, will probably arrive under another title, and today comes the news that you may not be able to stream said album on Dre's own streaming service.
  • Cover of Seth Rogen & James Franco Detail Kanye West's Reaction To "Bound 2" Parody
    Seth Rogen and James Franco are out and about promoting their highly-controversial new film The Interview. Talking backstage at "The Tonight Show," Franco detailed Kanye West's reaction to the parody video that he and Rogen produced late last year.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: September 21
    Lecrae is on the way to becoming a household name, which is a feat for a rapper, let alone a Christian rapper. The rapper made an impressive debut this past week, with Anomaly topping the Billboard 200 and selling just under 100k, with 88,000.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Says "STN MTN / KAUAI" Is "The First Concept Mixtape Ever"
    Childish Gambino isn't afraid to get conceptual. The actor turnt rapper had an insanely elaborate rollout for his sophomore album, because the internet, which hit its peak with the release of a full accompanying screenplay.
  • Cover of 21 Dope Rappers 21 And Under
    Rappers from all over the United States are popping up, showing off their talents and making a name for themselves in their cities of choice. Whether it's Brooklyn, Chicago, Los Angeles or Miami, there are young emcees repping each region.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: September 13 - September 19
    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 Rap By Numbers: A Break Down Of Hip-Hop Sales & More
    Since it's evolution from the late 1980s, hip-hop music has gone from strength to strength. Nothing tells the story of this success better than seeing the facts by numbers.
  • Cover of Big Sean Speaks On Chemistry With Ariana Grande
    Rumors of a romance have been swirling around Big Sean and Ariana Grande, mainly stemming from when they were caught holding hands backstage at the MTV VMAs. Nonetheless, neither artist has confirmed (nor denied) that there is anything more than a working relationship between the two, yet.
  • Cover of Flatbush Zombies And The Underachievers Announce "Electric Koolaide Experience" Tour
    After sharing their first track under the "Clockwork Indigo" moniker earlier today, Flatbush Zombies and The Underachievers have announced a fall tour called the "Electric Koolaide Experience." All the dates are below, and you can cop tickets here.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar's Single Artwork For "I" Revealed
    As reports indicated, Kendrick Lamar is poised to drop a new single in the coming week. Originally the title was thought to be "I Love Myself," but then it was later confirmed to be simply "I." This is confirmed once more with the official single artwork, via the man himself.
  • Cover of Eminem Sues New Zealand Political Party For Copyright Infringement
    Eminem and his publishing company have initiated a lawsuit against a New Zealand political party for their allegedly unauthorized use of his song "Lose Yourself." 
  • Cover of Is Kendrick Lamar's New Single Arriving Next Week? [Update: TDE CEO Responds]
    With Kendrick Lamar’s sophomore album on everyone’s radar, it’s no surprise that every little detail that gets revealed is a big deal. On Monday we found out that he has a bunch of records with Dr. Dre, and that there wont be too many features on the album either.
  • Cover of TV Shows You Should Watch If You're A Hip-Hop Fan
    Hip-hop is a way of life. It's about much more than music. It's about fashion, style, and culture. If you call yourself a true hip-hop fan, you best be about that life. You have to know, not only what to listen to, but also what to watch. HotNewHipHop takes a look at the best TV shows to watch if you're a hip-hop fan.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Allegedly Gave Her Ex-Boyfriend Rights To Release Sex Tape
    Things aren't looking too good for Iggy Azalea's attempts to block her sex tape from seeing the light of day. Yesterday we reported on how Iggy's legal team threatened to sue the porn company Vivid Entertainment if they try to release the tape under Iggy's name.
  • Cover of Top 10: Crispy New Collabs
    Nothing gets us more turnt up than a fire new collaboration between two (or more) dope artists, especially if they haven't made a lot of music together before.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Speaks On New Album, Has "A Bunch Of Tracks" With Dr. Dre
    We've been scraping up every detail about Kendrick Lamar's highly anticipated follow up to good kid, m.A.A.d city, as the details have been scarce. Last week Kendrick's TDE label mate SZA spoke briefly on the album, but as far as the rapper himself, he's keeping everything tightly under wraps.
  • Cover of Frank Ocean's Dad Is Suing Russell Simmons For $142 Million
    Frank Ocean's father hasn't been a part of the R&B singer's life since he was five years old, but he feels his reputation as a father has been wrongly tarnished, and he's seeking $142 million in compensation.
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