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  • Cover of J. Cole Reportedly Engaged To Longterm Girlfriend
    J. Cole is definitely not a rapper who puts his love life on wax (or on twitter, or any social media for that matter). The North Carolina rapper keeps his personal life tightly under wraps for the most part, but sometimes these gossip sites catch up with you, no matter what.
  • Cover of Usher Engaged To Longtime Girlfriend & Manager Grace Miguel
    There are wedding bells in the air for Usher. The 36 year old R&B superstar is reportedly engaged to his longtime girlfriend and manager Grace Miguel according to US Weekly and several other reliable sources.
  • Cover of What Is Bounce Hip-Hop?
    In its four-plus decades of existence, hip-hop has always been steadily evolving. Like all evolutionary paths, hip-hop’s hasn’t moved in a straight line.
  • Cover of Ludacris Gets Engaged To Longtime Girlfriend Eudoxie Agnan [Update: They're Married]
    The sound of wedding bells is in the future for Ludacris. On Friday, he and his longtime girlfriend, Eudoxie Agnan, officially got engaged.
  • Cover of Hip Hop Hall Of Fame Coming To Harlem In 2017
    How long does it take for a music genre to get its own museum? About 40 years, apparently. It's been a long time coming, but the Hip Hop Hall Of Fame will finally open its doors to the public in the year 2017.
  • Cover of Mike Tyson Interviewed Earl Sweatshirt About Odd Future, Adolescence And His Career
    Call this story Halley's Comet because shit this weird only comes around once every 76 years or so. As part of their year-end magazine, clothing company Citizens of Humanity invited none other than ex-boxer Mike Tyson to interview Earl Sweatshirt.
  • Cover of Stream Starlito's "Black Sheep Don't Grin"
    Starlito already dropped a mixtape, Theories, today, but now here's the big event: the release of his album Black Sheep Don't Grin. Featuring appearances by Don Trip, Young Dolph, Kevin Gates, Dee-1, Yo Gotti and many more, the project is streamable via YouTube below.
  • Cover of Top Tracks of the Week: Dec. 2- Dec. 9
    This is our weekly rundown of what's new and notable at the top of our charts. Y'all were feeling real introspective this week and it shows in tracks from Lil' Herb, Nicki Minaj and J. Cole.
  • Cover of Chris Brown Apologizes To Karrueche Tran
    Over the weekend we saw Chris Brown's anger get the best of him, as he put his ex-girlfriend Karrueche Tran on blast publicly, alleging that she went on dates with Drake while he was locked up, and barely visited him in jail, among other things.
  • Cover of PartyNextDoor Announces World Tour
    PartyNextDoor took over the song list late last night when he dropped four new records. Travi$ Scott is featured on "Jus Know," and he's got Ca$h Out on "Don't Worry." He also let go "Girl From Oakland  and "Let's Get Married."
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (November 28)
    How did this week go? Not great. By another miracle of the justice system, Darren Wilson got away with murdering Michael Brown; a grand jury decided to not indict him. To put this in perspective, you need to be beyond reasonable doubt to prove a defendant is guilty. An indictment only requires suspicion.
  • Cover of Meet Earlly Mac: Finally Famous Affiliate
    Recently, HotNewHipHop chopped it up with Finally Famous rapper Earlly Mac.
  • Cover of Tyler, The Creator Covers The Fader, Talks Relationship With Earl Sweatshirt
    Following the unveiling of Migos' new cover of the Fader last week, Tyler, The Creator nabs the second cover of the magazine.
  • Cover of Yung Berg Arrested For Attacking Girlfriend
    Yung Berg, also known as Hitmaka (although that name hasn't really taken off it seems), is in a bit of hot water with the cops after apparently attacking his girlfriend.
  • Cover of A History Of Rapper Break-Ups In 2014
    It has clearly been a tough year for rappers when it comes to love. In 2014, we saw some very long-term relationships, marriages and short flings sadly come to an end, someĀ of which were really unexpected.
  • Cover of Possible New Beyoncé Album On The Way
    A tracklist began circulating online earlier today for a possible follow up to Beyoncé's self-titled 2013 LP. Titled Beyoncé Vol. 2, the project appears to be a re-release of the latter, featuring all of the original volume's songs plus an additional eleven tracks.
  • Cover of Usher Covers Billboard Magazine
    Usher is the face of the latest issue of Billboard magazine, and with that comes an interview. During the interview Usher discusses his love life, which now includes Grace Miguel, a woman eight years his senior who also manages his career. He also talks about his delayed album.
  • Cover of 10 Essential Flying Lotus Hip-Hop Tracks
    Flying Lotus has been making brain-melting beats for about a decade now. The LA-based producer lives in the underground, but as the electronic music world has exploded, his music has gained the acclaim of critics and casual music listeners everywhere.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Hosting A "Tha Carter V" Pre-Release Party In New Orleans
    While the promo tour for Tha Carter V has been a bit light as of late, it appears that Weezy F and YMCMB are indeed intending to drop the album next Tuesday, October 28th.
  • Cover of On The Come Up: Vinny Cha$e
    HotNewHipHop's On The Come Up series profiles rising stars in the rap game that show strong promise and the will to succeed. Most of the time, they're new to the site but deserve some shine.
  • Cover of Ariana Grande Confirms Relationship With Big Sean
    Although they've been rumored to be dating for several months now, Ariana Grande and Big Sean had never confirmed their relationship until now. In a new, exclusive interview with The Telegraph, Grande was asked directly if she was dating Sean, and she responded "Yes."
  • Cover of Big Sean & Ariana Grande Photographed Kissing, Holding Hands
    The Big Sean and Ariana Grande relationship rumors are about to go into overdrive, if not officially confirmed. Today a photo has been circulating the web showing the two possible love birds locking lips while on a roller coaster ride, and holding hands as they walked around the amusement park.
  • Cover of Money Problems Played Role In Simone Battle's Suicide
    Details about Simone Battle's suicide earlier this week have slowly started to emerge.
  • Cover of The Game Mourns Simone Battle After G.R.L. Singer's Apparent Suicide
    For those unfamiliar, Simone Battle was a member of the five-member group G.R.L. (a spin-off of The Pussycat Dolls) and an early contestant on the popular television series "The X Factor." Yesterday, she was found dead in West Hollywood at the age of 25-years-old.
  • Cover of Prince Releases New Track "U Know"
    On September 29th, Prince will release not one, but two new albums. One, PLECTRUMELECTRUM, will be a collaborative effort with his three piece 3RDEYEGIRL band, and the other, Art Official Age, will be a more standard offering from the Purple One.
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