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  • 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 Drake Announces OVO's Houston Appreciation Weekend [Update: Dates Announced]
    Just the other week Drake stirred things up with the announcement of his headliners for OVO Fest, unsurprisingly, it was both OutKast and Drizzy. The OVO Fest went on to sell out tickets within two minutes of the tickets going live.
  • Cover of 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (April 11)
    Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and instantly burst 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 Mac Miller Announces New Mixtape, Debuts New Songs
    Mac Miller has been extremely prolific over the last year or so, and seems that his output is only accelerating.
  • Cover of Stream Coachella Day 1 Featuring OutKast, A$AP Ferg, & More
    Coachella 2014 has officially kicked off, and if you didn't make it out to California this year, you now have the opportunity to watch the whole thing from the comfort of your own home.
  • Cover of Ab-Soul Tweets That He's Working On "Longterm 3" Mixtape
    It's been close to two years since we got a new project from Ab-Soul, but the TDE rapper told us in January that his official follow-up to Control System was "turned in," and now he's revealed that a new mixtape is also coming soon. Taking to Twitter early this morning, the MC tweeted: 
  • Cover of Chicago Rapper, Blood Money, Passes Away
    The Chicago violence has taken away another young aspiring rapper from us. On Thursday morning, Glo Gang affiliate, Blood Money, was gunned down in his hometown of Chicago, Illinois.
  • Cover of Kanye West Vs. The Press: 10 Run-Ins With The Media
    Kanye West has always been well aware that the press is a necessary evil when it comes to gaining success. But as his presence in music and his other ventures have grown (his affiliation with Kim Kardashian not withstanding), so has the demand for pictures and coverage of him.
  • Cover of Top 5 Country/Rap Collaborations From The Past Decade
    Over the past decade country singers have been wandering into the territories of hip-hop and rap music. Funny thing is, rappers don’t seem to mind, especially rappers like Nelly, Ludacris and T-Pain.
  • Cover of 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (April 5)
    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 T.I. Explains Release Strategy For Next Album "Paperwork"
     The typical roll out date for new albums seems to be in the past doesn't it? After Jay taught us #NewRules, and Beyonce and Kid Cudi changed the game with their surprise albums, it now seems rappers nowadays need some unique strategy plan to release their project.
  • Cover of Kap-G Details Linking Up With Pharrell
    Kap-G is edging into everyone's radar, with the recent release of his mixtape Like A Mexican helping him get that push. Kap-G's strong features, from Wiz Khalifa, Kirko Bangz and even Jeezy, helped give the mixtape that extra look.
  • Cover of 30 Rapper Mugshots
    Often time, being in the rap game and doing prison time goes hand-in-hand, something which we documented on another recent list, 15 Rappers Who Did Jail Time.
  • Cover of Deniro Farrar Reveals Cover Art And Tracklist For Upcoming "Rebirth" EP
    Good news, folks. XXL Freshmen Class nominee and Cult Rap leader Deniro Farrar has revealed the cover art and tracklist for his upcoming Rebirth EP.
  • Cover of A$AP Ferg and A$AP Nast Speak On "L.O.R.D." Album Delays
    It's now been almost a month since L.O.R.D., A$AP Mob's debut album, was expected to drop. HipHopDX recently sat down with A$AP Ferg and A$AP Nast to talk about A$AP Mob's popularity, their '90s influences, and most importantly, the group's delayed album.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: April 3
    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 20 Funny Hip-Hop Videos For April Fools'
    Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who don't believe every hip-hop video has to be about models sitting on the hood of a rented car.
  • Cover of Stream Doe B's Posthumous Mixtape "Definition Of A Trapper 3"
     Back in December, we found out the tragic news that Hustle Gang rapper, Doe B, was taken away from us entirely too soon. The Montgomery, Alabama rapper had a lot of work that was unreleased, and today, the third installment in his D.O.A.T. (Definition Of A Trapper) mixtape series was released.
  • Cover of Ladies Night: Dopest Videos By Female Rappers
    "This is ladies night and our rhymes is tight, oh this is ladies night...," Missy Elliott sang on the 1997 hit track, "Ladies Night" that she collaborated on with Angie Martinez, Lil Kim, Left Eye and Da Brat. The song was featured on the "Nothing to Lose" soundtrack.
  • Cover of Cover Art And Release Date Revealed For Posthumous Michael Jackson Album "XSCAPE"
    It's hard to believe MJ passed away nearly five years ago now, isn't it? In case you hadn't heard, Epic Records have teamed up with Michael Jackson's estate for the release of a posthumous album from the fallen King Of Pop.
  • Cover of Chief Keef Announces "Bang 3" Release Date [Update: New Date Announced]
    Chief Keef announced in November that there would be a third Bang mixtape, revealing the cover art which he says was inspired by Lil Wayne's Dedication series.
  • Cover of Introducing DUBB, The Aviator Of Athens Park, South Central Los Angeles, California
    For those unfamiliar, Quincey White, better known as DUBB, is an emerging emcee and entrepreneur born and raised in Athens Park, South Central Los Angeles, California. His moniker is an acronym that stands for "Determined & Unique Beyond Belief", which captures his approach quite well.
  • Cover of 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (March 29)
    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 Papoose Thinks He's Better Than Jay Z, "Definitely" The King Of New York
    Papoose has established a renewed presence in the rap game since his awkward Summer Jam performance last year. He's been consistently releasing new music, dissing rappers, and proclaiming his greatness over the last 9 months, and has thus been making headlines. 
  • Cover of Kanye West Slinks In And Out Of Booking At LAPD Station
    Kanye West is bigger than ever but even he must find his most recent legal problems a bit deflating...or dare we say, humbling. When he bashed up a paparazzo at LAX a little while back, Yeezy was sentenced to two years probation and a total of 24 mandatory anger management sessions.
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