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  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: January 25
    This week proved to be a big one for hip-hop music, with Joey Bada$$ and Lupe Fiasco dropping their respective albums on the same day (January 20th), not to mention, free projects from Trinidad James, Lil Wayne, Yo Gotti and K Camp.
  • Cover of 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (Jan. 24)
    Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and instantly bursted into uncontrollable laughter? Raised your eyebrow? Scratched your head? Instantly smiled? Thought, "Damn. That's dope."?  Stared at your phone? Did an instant repost? HNHH is sure you've answered yes to at least one of those questions. 
  • Cover of Get Your Music Video On HotNewHipHop With HeatSeekers Video Edition [Update: January 24]
    Want your music video promoted and featured on HNHH? Submit your original music video for the chance to be posted on HNHH's YouTube channel and in our video section.   This week's winners is Cam the Mac, with his video for "Rollin' Again." Watch it below. To view other past winners click HERE.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: January 17- January 23
    Underrated Audio aims to provide you with some dope looks from the last seven days that flew under most peoples' radars. While they may have received front-page placement on HNHH, they didn't get as many views as they deserve, so we shine a little more light on them right here.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (January 23)
    What a week it has been in hip-hop. It's a week that got kicked off with tragedy. It's going to take some time for the wound that A$AP Yams left us to heal.But the game still continues just like he would've wanted. The back half of January saw strong releases from Lupe Fiasco and Joey Bada$$.
  • Cover of Review: Joey Bada$$' "B4.DA.$$"
    Joey Bada$$ is a young Brooklyn emcee who was influenced by those who came before him from his region, the same way most young rappers from any region show clear influence from those who came before them in their region.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Calls Out Ebro For "Sparked A Change" Meme
    Hip-hop was once again up in arms thanks to an Iggy Azalea quote this past week. During an interview with GQ, Iggy Azalea was so bold as to say she "sparked a change and inspired some leniency in what people accept in hip-hop." Hmm...
  • Cover of Top-15 Kobe iD's On Instagram
    The Nike Kobe 9 Elite Low is one of the best sneakers currently available on Nike iD and there is an exhausting amount of options for your imagination to run wild.
  • Cover of What’s New In Battle Rap (January 23)
    Battle rap is quickly growing as a culture. What was almost completely relegated to street corners and Youtube a few years ago has garnered national recognition, more tv programming, Pay-Per-View events, and other attention of the mainstream media.
  • Cover of Stream DJ Spinz's Visual EP, "Trips"
    As an Atlanta-based producer, DJ Spinz has been behind some of the city's best tracks of the past year, working with everyone from Young Thug to Kid Ink. Today, he hits us with something that's pretty unprecedented for ATL producers: a "visual EP."
  • Cover of 'Chicago' Air Jordan 1 Returning In 2015
    Jordan Brand has plans to remaster a ton of all-time favorites in 2015, including the 'French Blue' 7s and 'Oreo' 4s.
  • Cover of #TBT: Ol' Dirty Bastard Cuts
    No truer words have ever been uttered than the ones Method Man said of Ol' Dirty Bastard on their legendary 36 Chambers album.
  • Cover of Stream Jarren Benton's "Slow Motion Vol. 1" EP
    Next Tuesday (January 27th), Jarren Benton will be dropping off his EP Slow Motion Vol. 1. Less than a week ahead of that, he's decided to grant us streaming privileges. Listen to the eight track project below.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne's "Sorry 4 The Wait 2" By The Numbers
    By now you've probably downloaded Lil Wayne's Sorry 4 The Wait 2 mixtape, and you've likely given it a listen or two and added it to your phone/iTunes catalogue.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: January 22 (Joey Bada$$ Edition)
    This Tuesday marked the release of Joey Bada$$' long-awaited commercial debut, B4.Da.$$. We'll be reviewing the album soon enough, but first, we're using this edition of Samples Of The Week to give some shine to the production on the project.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea On Her Impact: "I Sparked A Change; I Inspired Some Leniency In What People Accept In Hip-Hop"
    Whether you hate her or love her, there’s no denying the fact that Iggy Azalea had a monster 2014 with top charting singles like “Fancy”, “Black Widow”, and other featured records that she hopped on.
  • Cover of Top 15 Star Wars References In Hip-Hop
    The teaser trailer for the first new Star Wars movie in nearly a decade dropped on Thanksgiving Day and we all began to process it in stages.
  • Cover of Stream Johnny Rain's New Album "11"
    Johnny Rain probably isn't someone you're super familiar with yet, but with a new album out, it's about time. The r'n'b singer who also works as a producer has popped up on HNHH in the past, often times alongside Nikko Lafre.
  • Cover of Tyga Announces Album Release Date For "The Gold Album" [Update: Album Is Delayed Again]
    Tyga recently unveiled the DONDA-designed cover art for his new album The Gold Album, and appropriately, the album art design was reportedly made out of real gold. After airing out frustrations with his Young Money/Cash Money label, and claiming he was trying to get out of his contract and drop his album inde
  • Cover of 'Aqua' Air Jordan 8 To Return In 2015
    There's always a big sneaker release scheduled for Black Friday- last year it was the highly anticipated 'Black/Infrared' 6. In 2015?
  • Cover of What Is Hyphy 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 New Details Emerge On Death Of A$AP Yams, Cause Of Death Still Unknown
    Over the weekend, much of the hip-hop community was shocked to hear that one of the founding members of the New York collective A$AP Mob had passed away. The reason for A$AM Yams', real name Steven Rodriguez, death was unknown, although rumors said it was drug overdose. A$AP Mob members and affiliates quickly
  • Cover of 50 Cent Reveals "The Beast Is G-Unit" EP Artwork
    It's still been under a year since G-Unit officially reunited, but we've already been given a healthy serving of new material from the iconic crew.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: January 12- Jan. 20
    Here it is, our weekly rundown of what’s new and notable at the top of our charts.
  • Cover of Remix Fix: Introducing Gardiner Express & Their Version Of A$AP Rocky's "Pretty Flacko 2"
    While never officially released as a single, A$AP Rocky's "Pretty Flacko" quickly became a favorite among the rapper's fans.
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