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  • Cover of Get Your Music Video On HotNewHipHop With HeatSeekers Video Edition [Update: July 26]
    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 Nyles Davis, with his song "Rise & Grind". To view other past winners click HERE.
  • Cover of Future Announces European "Honest" Tour Dates
    Future is bringing his new album Honest overseas for the fans with an announcement of European tour dates.
  • Cover of T-Pain Announces "Drankin Patna" Tour
    T-Pain is prepared to heat up the summer with a headlining tour, "Drankin Patna" (named after this song), as announced today. Joining him on the 17-city tour are several up-and-comers, including Snootie Wild, Bando Jones, Rich Kidz and Mykell Vaughn.
  • 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 Ticket Giveaway: See Chevy Woods & Kevin Gates Live For "By Any Means" Tour
    As we announced back in May, Taylor Gang x Bread Winners Association are teaming up for a joint tour with Chevy Woods and Kevin Gates, named after the latter's mixtape, By Any Means. We're excited to be able to giveaway tickets for the tour, which officially kicks off tomorrow, July 15th, in Houston, Texas and run
  • 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 Kevin Gates Comments On Game's XXL Freshmen Diss
    As always, this year's XXL Freshmen class was quite a talking point. While much was said about the cover, both positive and negative, one of the most blatant critiques of the class came from Comton rapper Game.
  • 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 Ghostface Killah Announces European Tour Dates With Sheek Louch
    Ghostface Killah is constantly wrapping up a tour and starting another, so it seems. Today the Wu-Tang Clan affiliate announces a European string of tour dates, for which he'll be joined by New York staple Sheek Louch.
  • Cover of Shit Rappers Say (Part 2)
    Yes it's back again! We've gone digging for those stupid, hilarious, random and anger-filled comments that your favorite rappers make, for another edition of Shit Rappers Say.
  • Cover of Da Mafia 6ix Announce "The Triple 6ix Massacre" Tour Dates
    Da Mafia 6ix's DJ Paul announced a string of new tour dates today for "The Triple 6ix Massacre" tour, which will kick off on July 11th.
  • Cover of Win Tickets To See Jay Z & Beyonce "On The Run" At MetLife Stadium
    Power couple Jay Z and Beyonce plan to dominate all summer with their "On The Run" joint tour. The couple officially kicked off the tour last night in Florida, and the opening show for the tour has set expectations high for all those shows to come.
  • Cover of Vince Staples, Audio Push & Skeme Announce "The Paisley Summer Tour"
    West Coast natives Vince Staples, Audio Push and Skeme are joining forces for a summer tour which mainly reaches the West Coast, "The Paisley Summer Tour."
  • Cover of August Alsina Unveils "Testimony Live" Tour Dates
    August Alsina released his debut album, Testimony, earlier this year, and was alos chosen as one of XXL's annual freshmen class. At this point, he's ready to headline his own tour, and is doing just that with the announcement of his "Testimony Live" dates.
  • Cover of Killer Mike & El-P Announce "Run The Jewels" Tour Dates
    Back in November the duo of Killer Mike and El-P aka Run The Jewels announced they were working on a new collaborative album, Run The Jewels 2. While we anticipate the new project, they've announced a second run for their "Run The Jewels" tour.
  • Cover of Win Tickets To See Logic Live In NYC
    Logic is currently on the road for his "While You Wait" tour with fellow Visionary signee QuESt. The tour is intended to keep fans satisfied while they wait on Logic's debut album, due out via Def Jam later this year.
  • Cover of 50 Cent's "Power" TV Show For Starz Network Gets An Air Date [Update: "Power" Renewed For Second Season]
    50 Cent has quite a bit on his plate at the moment, a lot of which is actually centered around film and TV.
  • Cover of XXL Freshmen Tour: NYC (Gallery)
    Monday night at the Best Buy theater in NYC, 9 of the 12 XXL Freshmen took the stage for a very special performance.
  • Cover of Shit Rappers Say
    You can never really expect what will come out of a rapper's mouth at any given moment. Hip-hop is a genre that is known for its unbridled, outspoken nature so it is really no surprise that the artists in the genre bring us some very hilarious quotables when they sit down for an interview.
  • Cover of Atmosphere Announces U.S. "North Of Hell" Tour Dates
    After a successful Canadian run of "North of Hell" tour dates, Atmosphere are ready to take things to the United States for the American leg of the "North of Hell" tour. They'll be promoting their new album, Southsiders, while on the road.
  • Cover of Ticket Giveaway: See Joe Budden, Emilio Rojas & More Live In NYC
    We've got two pairs of tickets to giveaway for Joe Budden and Emilio Rojas' upcoming concert in Brooklyn, NYC on June 14h! The two rappers will be joined by Sonnie Carson, The Incomparable Shakespeare and Lanz Pierce for the show.
  • Cover of Chevy Woods & Kevin Gates Announce "By Any Means" Tour
    This summer’s long list of concerts just got a little longer. On Wednesday evening, Taylor Gang’s Chevy Woods announced that he and new XXL Freshmen Kevin Gates will be hitting the road together for the “By Any Means” Tour.
  • Cover of Pharrell Announces "Dear G I R L" European Tour Dates
    Pharrell's G I R L album is a success across the world, with the single "Happy" being pretty much a universal hit (and he recently dropped the album in Japan along with a Japanese version of the music video). Today the rapper continues to feed his overseas fans with the announcement of European "Dear G I R L" tour.
  • Cover of Quick5: Lil Bibby Talks XXL Freshmen & Upcoming Collaborations
    We're cutting right to the chase in our new interview series, Quick5. The concept is simple-- we'll be asking some of your favorite artists 5 quick questions that are on our minds, and get a full update in about a minute's time.
  • Cover of Lil Boosie Announces Summer Tour Dates
    Lil Boosie is about to takeover the game real quick. Since he got out of prison, the Baton Rouge native has been hard at work (rather, he's been hard at work while in prison-- writing over 100 songs).
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