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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 Underrated Audio: July  19- July 25
    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 (July 25)
    July is steadily coming to a close and the steady stream of Nicki Minaj verses continues. After appearing on the remix to August Alsina's "No Love," she prepping the release her next single, "Anaconda." The collaboration has a few wondering if they were messing around together, which makes "Anaconda" an
  • Cover of Chicks In Kicks Recap Ft. Kim K, Nicki Minaj, Beyonce +More
    Nicki Minaj won the week as far as #ChicksInKicks is concerned. Nicki unveiled the new album art for 'Anaconda' wearing basically nothing but the 'Bright Grape' Air Jordan 6. God Bless.
  • Cover of Review: Common "Nobody's Smiling"
    A mostly levelheaded veteran who’s open about his distant relationship with Chicago, Common is the only 30-plus rapper who could’ve made a Nobody’s Smiling.
  • Cover of 10 References To "The Wire" In Hip-Hop
    We both hope and assume y'all have seen or are at least familiar with HBO's "The Wire" at this point - if not, it's due time you did your homework.
  • Cover of Jeremih Announces New Mixtape "Not On My Album"
    Although Jeremih just surprised fans a week ago with the release of his long-awaited No More EP with producer Shlohmo, he's got more tricks up his sleeve. After dropping off a new visual today for a record with fellow Chi-town artist Chi Hoover, "She Know It", he's announced a new project on the way.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea To Host Return Of MTV Show "House Of Style"
    Australian rap beauty Iggy Azalea is blowing up, and there's no stopping it. MTV is keeping the momentum going, but tapping the chart-topping rapper to host the re-launch of their TV show "House of Style."
  • Cover of 'Liquid Metal' Air Jordan 4 Surfaces
    A crazy looking Air Jordan 4 has surfaced, styled similarly to the liquid metal pack that Nike released not long ago. The shiny, gaudy material covers the upper, with black lending to the mesh on the mid panel and base of the tongue.
  • Cover of The G-Unit Freestyles: Vote For Your Favorite
    For the past two weeks, we've been polling you on your favorite versions of popular tracks. Last week Kevin Gates (somewhat surprisingly) took the cake in the "Cut Her Off" battle, and the week prior, G-Unit won the "0 To 100" contest by a landslide.
  • 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 Drake Calls Himself & J. Cole The "Two Kings" Of The Rap Game During L.A. Show
    Earlier today we posted footage from J. Cole's "Dollar And A Dream" tour finale in Los Angeles last night. The ColeWorld MC went out with a bang, performing two shows in one night, with each show seeing a different surprise guest: Kendrick Lamar and Drake. We saw brief footage from K.
  • Cover of Samples Of the Week: July 24
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Real vs. Fake: 'Legend Blue' Air Jordan 11
    The 'Legend Blue' Air Jordan 11 will officially be releasing on December 20th. The highly coveted sneakers are already producing a mass hysteria though the release is still months away.
  • Cover of Memphis Bleek Confirms Jay Z Ghostwrote Lyrics For Him
    One of the more notable guest appearances on Jay Z's classic debut album Reasonable Doubt was from a 15-year-old emcee by the name of Memphis Bleek.
  • Cover of Questlove Defends Iggy Azalea's "Fancy," Says Hip-Hop Has "Spread Its Wings"
    Questlove is a man who knows hip-hop music (he even published a book on the subject), so when the legendary Roots drummer speaks, his opinions tend to be held in the highest regard--even when they're not the most popular.
  • Cover of Gucci Mane Announces "The Oddfather" Album & Release Date [Update: Album Cover Revealed]
    Gucci Mane hit us with his collaborative album with Young Dolph and PeeWee Longway the other week, Felix Brothers, and as he is warrant to do, he hasn't remained silent for too long on his next planned release. 
  • Cover of Boldy James Talks Signing With Nas, Authenticity, & Detroit
    It’s been a great year so far for Detroit’s Boldy James, not to be confused with saxophonist and jazz musician Boney James. The Midwest rapper, born James Clay Jones III was one of the first three artists signed to Nas’ new imprint, Mass Appeal Records.
  • Cover of Bishop Nehru Announces Release Date For MF DOOM Collaborative Album
    Bishop Nehru is a relatively new rapper, but he's already been able to make an impact on the NY rap scene, since dropping his debut project Nehruvia in May of 2013. The tape was a good indication of the young MC, with his beat selection decidedly old school; production ranges from MF Doom to Madlib to J Dilla.
  • Cover of Kanye Says He's Responsible For 50% Of Balenciaga Sales
    In his most recent interview with GQ, Kanye West said more than a few memorable quotes, which doesn't surprise us one bit. The polarizing musician bowed down to Drake as the most popular figure in rap, referred to himself as a blowfish, and said he is responsible for more than 50% of Balenciaga sales.
  • Cover of Busta Rhymes Announces Split From Cash Money
    It seems the relationship between Busta Rhymes and Cash Money was a short-lived one. Today Bussa Bus has announced his departure from the Birdman-helmed record label. 
  • Cover of On The Come Up: G4SHI
    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 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 Ridiculous Rapper Baby Names
    When a rapper has a kid, you can pretty much guarantee that they won't be opting for those normal, everyday names. The average hip hop artist-- this seems to ring true for your average celebrity as well-- will do their utmost to make sure it is unique
  • Cover of T.I. Addresses Iggy Azalea Ghostwriting Rumors
    Rumors have been speculating for quite some time that Australian emcee Iggy Azalea has been relying on ghostwriters--namely her former label head T.I.--to pen her major hits. Well, now we can put that particular story to rest.
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