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  • Cover of Big Sean's Ex-Fiancee Naya Rivera Marries New Man Three Months After Break Up
    Not strictly hip-hop news, but it's making the rounds today across Twitter and the blogs: Naya Rivera married her new boyfriend just three months after breaking things off with Big Sean.
  • Cover of Big K.R.I.T. Announces "The Underground Edition" Mixtape Set
    While fans await more details on Big K.R.I.T.'s upcoming album Cadillactica, the rapper has decided to round up all his previous mixtape efforts into one limited edition set, The Underground Edition.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Covers Complex, Speaks On New Album
    While GQ nabbed Kanye West for their new issue, Complex has taken on West's "Yeezus" tour partner, Kendrick Lamar, as their lead for the August/September issue.
  • Cover of Wiz  Khalifa & Snoop Dogg Announce "Mac & Devin Go To High School" Sequel
    Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg solidified their status as stoner buddies by filming the stoner buddy comedy, "Mac & Devin Go To High School" in 2012. The movie came complete with a full original soundtrack from the multi-generational pot enthusiasts.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: July 20
    This week we see Trey Songz maintain a spot within the Billboard 200's top 10, although he fell from the grace of #1. We're also seeing just how quickly Robin Thicke's Paula is going to fall off, as it already finds itself nearing the edge of the top 50.
  • Cover of Wu-Tang Affiliate Shyheim Arrested For Killing Man In Hit-And-Run [Update: Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter]
    A Wu-Tang Clan affiliate Shyheim is in some hot water, after allegedly leaving the scene of a car crash on New Years day around 5 AM, which resulted in the death of another person.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: July 12- July 18
    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 Cities With Underrated Rap Scenes
    There is no one answer for why some cities get so much love in the hip-hop industry while others producing loads of talent go unnoticed. Maybe it's because major labels are based in, and focus on the so-called hip-hop meccas of the United States: NYC, Houston, LA, Chicago, New Orleans, and so on.
  • Cover of Pharrell To Curate NBA 2K15 Soundtrack
    Pharrell season doesn't seem to be stopping ending soon.
  • Cover of Lecrae Announces "Anomaly" Tour Dates
    Both Lecrae and Andy Mineo were two rappers featured on our recent list of 5 Christian Hip-Hop Artists Infiltrating the Mainstream, and as they continue to do just that, they're linking up for a tour centered around Lecrae's new album Anomaly.
  • Cover of 10 Independent Rap Labels On The Rise
    We're in midst of a major shift in hip-hop right now, where rappers are taking matters into their own hands. Major labels like Interscope, Def Jam, and Atlantic Records seem to be having less control over their artists. The tide is changing, and the result is a mainly positive one.
  • Cover of Stream Marsha Ambrosius' "Friends & Lovers"
    British R&B singer Marsha Ambrosius is all set to release her sophomore album, Friends & Lovers, tomorrow (July 15th), and one day ahead of time, she's released a full stream. The 14 track project is now available for listening, courtesy of SoundCloud.
  • Cover of Review: B.o.B.'s "No Genre 2"
    B.o.B. is one of those artist that currently stands in a grey area: he's attained mainstream success thanks to catchy tunes, but he's also a seasoned rapper, and finds himself balancing between full-out pop music and more hardened hip-hop. So who are his main fans, the picky hip-hop heads or the avid radio listeners?
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: July 13
    This week Trey Songz's Trigga makes its debut on the Billboard 200 at #1, giving Trey his second #1 album in a row, following up Chapter V. Although Chapter V sold more records in its opening week (135k), Trigga came close under it with 105k.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: July 5- July 11
    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 Ticket Giveaway: Meet & Greet With DJ Mustard
    As DJ Mustard continues to take over the game, the rapper connected with Brisk Bodega to host several shows around the U.S., from New York to Houston. The show will not only feature a set from DJ Mustard, but appearances from different artists in the area.
  • Cover of Statik Selektah Announces New Album "What Goes Around..." [Update: Tracklist & Cover Art Revealed]
     After releasing his latest album, Extended Play, on the same day as Kanye’s Yeezus, & Cole’s Born Sinner, Statik Selektah is already back putting out another project for his fans.
  • Cover of Logic's Debut Album Earns Comparisons To Kanye West's "Graduation" And Kendrick Lamar's "good kid, m.A.A.d city"
    Maryland MC Logic is one of the game's most talked-about rappers at the moment, and with good cause. His rapping skills are unparalleled by most of his peers, and with two solid mixtapes in the Young Sinatra series behind him, anticipation is very high for Logic's upcoming debut on Def Jam.
  • Cover of Wiz Khalifa, Tyga, Ty Dolla $ign & More To Perform At "Under The Influence" Tour 2014 [Update: Tyga Drops Out]
    Wiz Khalifa has successfully turned "Under The Influence" into an annual tour. While the last two installments were co-headlining ventures, with Wiz sharing the large print with Mac Miller and ASAP Rocky respectively, this year will see Wiz as the sole headliner-- though there are still plenty of big names involved.
  • Cover of Fredo Santana Reveals Tracklist And Cover Art For "Walking Legend"
    Back in May, we learned of Fredo Santana's upcoming album Walking Legend when he released the track "Coming Up." "That's A No No," which featured Lil Reese, followed, and now we've got the full tracklist from the project. The artwork is in the gallery above, and check out the tracklist below.
  • Cover of Keepin’ It Real: Rhyming Straight To The Mic
    Rappers are storytellers of the modern age. The media often misunderstands these narrators of society, but future generations will recognize them as windows into the past.
  • Cover of Stream Bodega Bamz And The Martinez Bros' "Sunday Service" EP
    Bodega Bamz has been rolling out goodies from his new collaborative Sunday Service EP with The Martinez Bros for the last few months, dropping "Fuck Dat Shit" with Raekwon, "93 Acura Legend" and a video for "Going To DR." The full project arrives today, and Bamz is letting us stream it for free on his SoundCloud p
  • Cover of Best Hip-Hop Break Up Tracks
    Today, we take enjoyment from the misery of others.
  • Cover of Kanye West Premieres 20 New Songs At A London Nightclub
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Sued For "Keisha's Song (Her Pain)"
    According to a report by The Hollywood Reporter, Kendrick Lamar is being sued by Woolfsongs Limited for not getting a sample cleared for his 2011 song “Keisha’s Song (Her Pain)." 
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