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  • Cover of Kid Vishis Talks New Album, Royce Da 5'9'', Writing Process
    It's easy to draw comparisons between Detroit's up-and-coming emcee Kid Vishis and his older brother Royce Da 5'9''; both emcees did grow up in the same home, with the same parents, in the same house after all. But don't let their similar backgrounds get you to thinking they're the same.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Reveals New Single With Rita Ora, Gives Booty Advice At Summer Jam
    Iggy Azalea currently has the top two songs in America-- her collaboration with Ariana Grande, "Problem", and of course her breakout single "Fancy". It was strange then, to see her as the very first performer on the festival stage this weekend, but it's just a testament to how fast her success came about.
  • Cover of Rebirth Pt. 2: The Evolution Of A Rap Collaboration
    Competition breeds success. No disrespect to Drake, but this motto could trump Y.O.L.O. So much so that, in hip-hop, the saying can be modified to read “competition breeds superiority.” Nowhere is that more present than in the situation known as the collaboration.
  • Cover of Lil Boosie Says "Touchdown 2 Cause Hell" Is The Best Double Disc Album Since "All Eyez On Me"
    Lil Boosie has certainly been a hot topic since his release from prison in January. While the Baton Rouge rapper has been steadily releasing tracks since becoming a free man, the majority of the hype falls upon his upcoming album, Touchdown 2 Cause Hell.
  • Cover of Logic Explains How His Collaboration With Big Sean Came Together
    Fans are still eagerly anticipating Logic's debut LP, and while the project is still without a release date, he's made sure to keep his loyal following satisfied with an influx of new material.
  • Cover of Kid Ink Talks "My Own Lane" Tour & His 5-Year Plan
    Kid Ink is bigger than ever, and he's definitely seeing the effects of his growing popularity on his "My Own Lane" tour, which he's currently in the middle of. 
  • Cover of Young Dro Reveals Artwork For "Black Label" & "Purple Label" Mixtapes
    Last year, after a bit of silence, we received two projects from Young Dro-- his Day Two mixtape, as well as his long-awaited sophomore album, High Times.
  • Cover of Lil TerRio And King Keraun Discuss Celebrity, Rap, New Music And More
    Believe it or not, there's more to life than being Vine, Instagram or Facebook famous, folks, a fact Internet sensation Lil TerRio has set out to prove in a big way. For those unacquainted, he's the star of the viral "Ooh, Kill 'Em" Vine clips that took the online world by storm in 2013.
  • Cover of Dom Kennedy And Skeme Discuss Their Roots On The Damon Campbell Show
    HNHH presents "The Damon Campbell Show," in which our interviewer, Damon Campbell, conduct in-depth interviews with Hip-Hop artists.
  • Cover of Smoke DZA Releases Official Video For "Legends In The Making" With Wiz Khalifa & Curren$y, Talks About Pursuit Of American Dream
    HNHH teams up with Smoke DZA as he reunites the stoner gang, with verses from Curren$y and Wiz Khalifa on his Harry Fraud-produced cut "Legends In The Making (Ashtray Part 2)". His "Dream.ZONE.Achieve" album is due out on April 1st.
  • Cover of French Montana To Release "Mac & Cheese 4" As His Sophomore Album
    French Montana has had a successful run with his Mac & Cheese mixtape series, which have been some of his defining projects during his come-up.
  • Cover of Meet Easy Lantana, Rising Rapper From Cincinnati
    Lantana is a rising rapper who is looking to put Cincinnati on the map when it comes to the rap sphere. Even his name pays homage to Cincinnati, specifically, his hometown.
  • Cover of Kid Ink Talks Christmas, Best & Worst Gifts He's Received
    With Christmas arriving tomorrow, we decided it was only appropriate to make our recent interview with Kid Ink Christmas-themed.
  • Cover of KSYN: HNHH Exclusive Hotties Photoshoot
    KSYN (pronounced Kay-Sin) is a dancer, model, and actress, born and raised in the Bronx. You may recognize her from videos such as Usher's "Lil Freak," and 50 Cent's "I Get Money". She's currently performing as a backup dancer on Beyonce's "Mrs Carter World Tour".
  • Cover of Logic Speaks On Being Biracial & Says He's Working With Hit-Boy On Debut Album
    Logic has been on his grind for a long time now, and it's paid off, as he's linked up with Def Jam for a deal while still remaining under the independent label that he came up with, VMG.
  • Cover of Machine Gun Kelly Talks Sex, Fetishes & Groupies
    Machine Gun Kelly is known to be outspoken in his words and behavior, so for our latest sit-down with the rapper, after he visited DJ Skee's Skee Live TV show, we decided to get MGK to open up about his many and various sexual encounters.
  • Cover of Snoop Dogg Explains His Name Change & Talks BET Cyphers
    Snoop Dogg stays a busy man, from hosting the BET Hip-Hop Awards, to working on new music, to hosting his own YouTube segment GGN News, the rapper/reggae artist/funk artist doesn't stop.
  • Cover of Chevy Woods Talks On Cardo Leaving Taylor Gang & Shares His Thoughts On The BET Cyphers
    Chevy Woods is finally ready to let fans hear Gangland 2 today. We last spoke to the Taylor Gang rapper about the project while he was on The Under Influence tour, and now he's embarked on another drug-themed tour, with The Smokers Club tour.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Talks About His Love/Hate Relationship With Twitter, TDE's BET Cypher
    Yesterday we brought you our interview with Soulo Ho3 from the Smokers Club tour, and today we're returning with our brief conversation with Joey Bada$$, a fellow headliner on the tour. 
  • Cover of Ab-Soul Talks On Upcoming Project & Confusion Surrounding Title, Isaiah Rashad & "Unit 6"
    Ab-Soul is currently on a headlining tour with Joey Bada$$ and Chevy Woods (as well as Pro Era and The Underachievers) for the annual Smokers Club Tour. The tour only kicked off this past week, and we had the chance to catch up with Soulo while he was on the road. 
  • Cover of Dom Kennedy Explains Album Title "Get Home Safely"
    Dom Kennedy is following up his acclaimed (and free) Yellow Album with Get Home Safely, an iTunes project dropping October 15th.
  • Cover of Pusha T Talks On Attempting To Prevent "MNIMN" Leak & Kendrick Lamar
    Pusha T's album My Name Is My Name officially drops next week, but fans have already been able to hear the "rap album of the year" because Pusha let go an album stream a few days ago. As we initially reported, Pusha T let go the stream following an interaction with a Twitter user who threatened to leak the LP.
  • Cover of Kevin Gates Talks Prison, Depression & Choosing Music Over Street Life
    Kevin Gates, a New Orleans, Baton Rouge native, had a tough time leaving the street life alone to focus completely on his music. It's a feat he seems to have finally accomplished though, but his troubled past is still well-documented in his lyrics.
  • Cover of Dizzy Wright Speaks On Staying Independent & His Favorite Strain Of Weed
    Dizzy Wright is getting ready to launch his "Fashion" video with Kid Ink and Honey Cocaine very soon, and HNHH got a chance to talk to him on the set of the exclusive visual. Dizzy spoke to Jen Deleon about his favorite kinds of Kush, plans for his debut album, and the benefits of staying independent.
  • Cover of Dizzy Wright Exclusively Reveals "The Golden Age" Tracklist
    Dizzy Wright's upcoming mixtape The Golden Age arrives in four days time, and as fans grow more excited to hear the final product, we are bringing you the tracklist for the tape exclusively!
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