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  • Cover of Jay Electronica Announces Tour Dates In Europe & China
    Jay Electronica is an unpredictable dude. He's released some of the most acclaimed stand alone tracks of the last few years, but has yet to release a debut album, and has been something of a recluse over the last little while, moving to London and rarely making public appearances.
  • Cover of KXNG Crooked & Rittz Announce "The South West Kings" Tour
    You hear a lot of people making statements about the king of New York, the king of the west coast, and the king of the South, but so far, KXNG Crooked and Rittz seem to be the only rappers gunning for the southwest throne, and they're happy to share it.
  • Cover of Earl Sweatshirt Unveils "Not Redy 2 Leave" Tour With Vince Staples
  • Cover of iLoveMakonnen Unveils "Loudest Of The Loud" Tour Dates
    iLoveMakonnen has gained a loyal fanbase following his Drake co-sign, and certified hit record, "Tuesday", and he's finally planned out a tour to bring his music to the people nationwide.
  • Cover of Contest: Win Tickets To Lil Durk's NYC Show Tonight
    Last month Lil Durk announced his "Everywhere I Go" tour dates, which found the rapper hitting both the South and the East Coast.
  • Cover of 8 Sneaker Rumors To Keep Your Eye On
    There's no shortage of sneaker options to choose from in 2015, with Jordan Brand celebrating their 30th anniversary, and that list just continues to grow.
  • Cover of Black Milk Announces "Play Like Hell" Tour Dates
    Black Milk has proved himself as one of the most consistent artists out of Detroit over the last few years, and he's looking to translate his lush sample work to the stage in a new way this year.
  • Cover of J. Cole Announces "2014 Forest Hills Drive" Tour [Update: Tour Dates Announced]
    J. Cole's new album may be his most successful one yet, not only that, it could very well be his best project since his mixtape days. 2014 Forest Hills Drive has already gone gold, and is quickly en route to achieving platinum certification, as it hovers near the 800k mark in total sales. 
  • Cover of Get Your Music Video On HotNewHipHop With HeatSeekers Video Edition [Update: February 21]
    Want your music video promoted and featured on HNHH? Submit your original music video for the chance to be posted on HNHH's YouTube channel and in our video section.   This week's winner is J.R., with his video for "Slums of The City." Watch it below. To view other past winners click HERE.
  • Cover of Social Media Reacts To Zach LaVine's Epic Dunk Contest Performance
    We're not ready to declare that the dunk contest is back, but Zach LaVine certainly rejuvenated the All-Star Weekend's most anticipated event.
  • Cover of Kid Ink, Jeremih & DeJ Loaf To Headline The 2015 Scream Tour [Update: Ink Pulls Out Of Tour]
    Popular hip-hop/R&B franchise the Scream Tour is returning this spring with the "Scream Nation: The Reintroduction Tour," a 24-city romp that will feature Jeremih, Kid Ink and DeJ Loaf as its headliners. Check out the dates below. 
  • Cover of Dipset Announce "The Pledge Of Allegiance" Tour
    The Dipset reunion is just beginning to get off the ground, and while we've yet to receive a whole lot of music from the crew, they have announced a new "Pledge of Allegiance" tour, in support of their upcoming project.
  • Cover of Ticket Giveaway: Mick Jenkin's Tour With Kirk Knight
    Cinematic Music Group and Pro Era are teaming up to bring you a tour with Mick Jenkins and Kirk Knight during the month of February. Mick and Kirk have announced several spots across the U.S. that they'll be hitting in the coming month, kicking off a few days ago in Cleveland Heights.
  • Cover of New Tour Dates Announced For Chris Brown & Trey Songz "Between The Sheets" Tour With Tyga
    Back in January, fans were excited to learn that two r'n'b stars Chris Brown and Trey Songz were teaming up for a tour together, where they'd be joined by fellow Fan of a Fan rapper Tyga. Unfortunately the tour hit a snag when Breezy legal troubles came back to haunt him.
  • Cover of Jhene Aiko's "Eat The Booty" Line From "Post To Be" Was Inspired By Kevin Gates
    Jhene Aiko's debut album impacted last year, and while she scored a hit (and Grammy nomination) with lead single, "The Worst", most of her recent radio play has come from her feature on Omarion's surprise smash, "Posed To Be".
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: January 26 - February 3
    Here it is, our weekly spotlight of songs that HNHH readers pushed to the top of our charts
  • Cover of Lauryn Hill Announces An Acoustic Mini-Tour For February [Update: New Dates Announced]
    Lauryn Hill still seems to have no plans for dropping a new album, but she has recently returned to performing live, which is a pretty good consolation. Her latest shows have just been announced as part of her "Small Axe Acoustic Performance Series," and the six dates will all take place in February 2015.
  • Cover of DJ Premier & Royce Da 5'9" Announce "PRhyme: The Tour" Tour Dates [Update: Your Old Droog & Boldy James Added]
    DJ Premier and Royce Da 5'9"'s joint endeavor, PRhyme, hit shelves today, and is receiving no lack of positive feedback. If you enjoyed what you heard on the LP, you'll be able to see them perform tracks live as part of their "PRhyme" tour.
  • Cover of Always Strive And Prosper: A$AP Yams' Quotes To Live By
    On Sunday January 18, 2015, the hip-hop community lost yet another young genius. Steven Rodriguez, better known as A$AP Yams, died suddenly at the age of 26. 
  • Cover of Police Want To Question Kevin Gates About Recent Concert Shooting
    Yesterday we reported on Kevin Gates' upcoming tour dates, however the rapper's "I Don't Get Tired" tour has already visited a few spots in the south. One of his recent shows in Kentucky ended with a shooting (well, it didn't exactly end, because Gates kept performing) and now the police want to question Gates.
  • Cover of Kevin Gates Announces "I Don't Get Tired" Tour
    Kevin Gates has been in the news for everything other than his music recently, even though he released one of 2014's best mixtapes only a month back. Gates recently wiped his Instagram of all videos, which suggests he may be putting the over-sharing behind him and focusing on rap.
  • Cover of Lil Durk Announces "Everywhere I Go" Tour Dates
    Lil Durk is currently prepping his anticipated debut album, Remember My Name, as well as the third instalment in his Signed To The Streets mixtape series. With a lot of new material on the way, the rapper has announced a new tour to help promote both projects, "Everywhere I Go."
  • Cover of Pete Rock & Slum Village Announce Joint Tour
    Detroit and NYC will connect this spring when Pete Rock and Slum Village embark on tour together. First performing together at Miami's "Dilla Weekend," they'll then kick off a nationwide tour in March. Check out the dates below, and the poster in the gallery above.
  • Cover of Mick Jenkins & Kirk Knight Announce Joint Tour
    Chicago's Mick Jenkins and Pro Era's Kirk Knight may hail from different cities and run with different crews, but after they linked up on Jenkins' "Jerome," it was clear that they're birds of a feather. The duo's just announced a joint tour for February. Check out the dates below.
  • Cover of Tory Lanez Announces New Tour Dates For "Lost Cause Tour 2"
    Last year Tory Lanez kept himself busy by touring quite a bit as part of his "Lost Cause" tour, which was supported by a mixtape of the same name. Well, the Toronto rapper on his grind will be back to touring in 2015 with a string of new tour dates announced today.
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