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  • Cover of Fergie Is Working On A New Album With Mike WiLL Made It
    Fergie's first and (to date) only solo album, The Duchess, just celebrated its eighth anniversary yesterday, and right on the heels of that comes news of a follow-up. Rap-Up reports that the female quarter of the Black Eyed Peas is "working on a new album," and Mike WiLL Made It is involved.
  • Cover of Hip-Hop Vs. Everybody: 10 Rap/Non-Rap Feuds
    When hip-hop first started, beef was a reflection of the boxer-like competitive drive to establish yourself as the best in the business. Then came the advent of social media.
  • Cover of Drake Rocks Unreleased '3M' Jordan 13 On Stage
    The Drake vs. Lil Wayne Tour has provided sneakerheads with a hoard of new-look Js, including an all-gold Air Jordan 3, and some special edition 'Drake vs. Lil Wayne' 3s as well. Recently, Drake took the stage in the yet-to-be-released '3M' Air Jordan 13, which should be available next month.
  • Cover of Rick Ross Announces "Hood Billionaire" Release Date, New Single With R. Kelly
    Rick Ross has wasted no time in getting back into the studio following the release of Mastermind, he's already got an entire album complete and he's starting to promote it hard.
  • Cover of Nike Suspends Endorsement Contract With Adrian Peterson
    After Nike was forced to terminate it's contract with Ray Rice, another Swoosh-sponsored NFL star has run into legal trouble. Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was arrested on charges that he abused his 4-year old son, and has since been linked to another incident of child abuse.
  • Cover of G-Eazy, E-40, IAMSU! & Jay Ant Announce "From The Bay To The Universe" Tour
    G-Eazy won big this year with his album These Things Happen, and now he's taking his show on the road in a 31-date tour called "From The Bay To The Universe." Accompanied by E-40, IAMSU!
  • Cover of On The Come Up: J $tash
    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 50 Cent's Grandmother Passes Away
    If you're a fan of 50 Cent, you know what an important role his grandmother played in his life. 50 has previously spoken on how his grandmother, Beulah Jackson, was the person that cared for him the most.
  • Cover of Eminem Sues New Zealand Political Party For Copyright Infringement
    Eminem and his publishing company have initiated a lawsuit against a New Zealand political party for their allegedly unauthorized use of his song "Lose Yourself." 
  • Cover of Nike Officially Unveils The 'LeBron 12'
    The Nike LeBron 11 didn't get a lot of court time via LeBron James, so Nike had to hit the lab hard to come up with some more suitable footwear. Enter: 'The Twelve' which has officially been revealed by Nike at a media launch event at Nike Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon.
  • Cover of Stream Luke James' Self-Titled Album
    On September 23rd, relative newcomer Luke James will release his self-titled debut album, and a week ahead of time, he's made the whole project available for streaming on his YouTube channel. Featuring an assist from Rick Ross on the single "Options," the tracklist is below.
  • Cover of TV Shows You Should Watch If You're A Hip-Hop Fan
    Hip-hop is a way of life. It's about much more than music. It's about fashion, style, and culture. If you call yourself a true hip-hop fan, you best be about that life. You have to know, not only what to listen to, but also what to watch. HotNewHipHop takes a look at the best TV shows to watch if you're a hip-hop fan.
  • Cover of The Alchemist Reveals Cover Art, Tracklist & Release Date For "Rapper's Best Friend 3"
    The Alchemist always has something cooking. The talented producer announced today that he's got a new instrumental project on the way, Rapper's Best Friend 3: An Instrumental Series. The project is being readied for release on September 30th.
  • Cover of Stream Freeway & The Jacka's "Highway Robbery"
    Almost exactly 11 months ago (October 14, 2013), Freeway and The Jacka paired up to present a joint tape entitled Write My Wrongs. Now they return with an official full-length called Highway Robbery. The tracklist is below, and you can stream the project via Spotify below that.
  • Cover of RnBaes: Female Singers On The Rise
    In the last few years, a slew of new female artists have flooded the rap game, but the tide appears to be turning. More and more women are emerging as RnB artists, churning out sultry tunes and love ballads, each with their own unique twist.
  • Cover of Diddy Buys $40 Million House In L.A.
    There are mansions, and then there are Diddy-style mansions. Yes, it's no secret that the hip-hop mogul is in a league of his own when it comes to cash, and most recently, he's used to it to purchase a 17,000 square foot mansion outside of L.A.
  • Cover of Air Jordan 5 'White Ice' Releasing In 2015
    We recently saw Jordan Brand's 'White Ice' Collection unveiled in Barcelona as part of Nike's display for the FIBA World Cup. Although many of those kicks will never hit retail, there is hope that some similarly styled pairs could drop in the future. 
  • Cover of Stream Jennifer Hudson's "JHUD"
    A week from today, on September 23rd, Jennifer Hudson will release JHUD, the follow-up to 2011′s I Remember Me. It features contributions from R. Kelly, Pharrell, T.I., Timbaland and Iggy Azalea. Ahead of that, she's teamed up with VH1 to bring you a stream of the album. Check it out below.
  • Cover of Ugliest Fake Sneakers Of The Month
    The much anticipated 'Black/Infrared' Air Jordan 6, and the 'Legend Blue' Air Jordan 11 will be hitting retailers before the year's over. That means; there will be a ton of hype, and also a ton of fakes that surface on the internet, as sneakerheads frantically search to pick-up the kicks before their friends.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Allegedly Gave Her Ex-Boyfriend Rights To Release Sex Tape
    Things aren't looking too good for Iggy Azalea's attempts to block her sex tape from seeing the light of day. Yesterday we reported on how Iggy's legal team threatened to sue the porn company Vivid Entertainment if they try to release the tape under Iggy's name.
  • Cover of Diabolic Talks "Fightin' Words," Working With R.A. The Rugged Man
    HNHH has the distinct pleasure of premiering the first stream of Diabolic's highly-anticipated new LP, Fightin Words, on our pages this morning; but we're even more fortunate to have had an opportunity to talk to the man himself.  Enjoy the conversation below and give the new album a listen below.
  • Cover of Stream Chris Brown's New Album "X"
    Chris Brown's new album X officially hits store and iTunes today, and with that, the album has received a full stream courtesy of Spotify. The long-delayed project features a host of fellow r'n'b singers and several rap features. Collaborators include Jhene Aiko, R.
  • Cover of Top 10: Crispy New Collabs
    Nothing gets us more turnt up than a fire new collaboration between two (or more) dope artists, especially if they haven't made a lot of music together before.
  • Cover of High Off Hip-Hop: Rap's History Of Drug Use
    "This another motherfucking rap song. Broke and crazy, rich and famous doesn't last long. Spent all my cash on a broken dream, went from weed and liquor to the coke and lean." - Mac Miller, "Polo Jeans."
  • Cover of Derek Jeter x Air Jordan 1 Releases This Weekend
    Jordan Brand continues to celebrate the retirement of Derek Jeter, and a New York Yankees inspired Air Jordan 1 is on the horizon as a result. The kicks feature a navy blue leather throughout the upper, with the iconic pinstripes adorning the ankle collar.
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