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  • Cover of Earl Sweatshirt Unveils "Not Redy 2 Leave" Tour With Vince Staples
  • Cover of A$AP Ferg Says Sophomore Album Will Be Out "Before The Summer"
    Over the last few years, we've seen A$AP Ferg grow from the scene-stealing feature on A$AP Rocky's "Kissin' Pink" to a full fledged star, but according to Ferg, his growth is far from complete.
  • Cover of Big Sean's "Dark Sky Paradise" By The Numbers
    After months of singles, promotion and interviews, yesterday marked the release of Big Sean's hotly-anticipated third album, Dark Sky Paradise.
  • Cover of Stream Tree's New Album, "Trap Genius"
    Tree is one of Chicago's hardest working rappers, and while he's garnered a fair bit of critical praise, he's yet to have his true breakthrough moment.
  • Cover of Donald Glover May Stop Using Childish Gambino Moniker
    Donald Glover, known to the rap world as Childish Gambino, is currently promoting a new film he's in ("The Lazarus Effect") and sat down with The Today Show this morning to discuss it. After talking about the movie, Gambino spoke briefly on his rap career and what the current status of it is. 
  • Cover of Review: Joey Fatt's "Ill Street Blues"
    Straight out of Long Beach, CA, Joey Fatts is the epitome of a rapper from the streets. He tells his story of being raised in the same neighborhood that was home to hip hop legends Snoop Dogg and Nate Dogg on Ill Streets Blues.
  • Cover of 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (Feb. 21)
    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 What’s New In Battle Rap (February 20)
    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 Fashawn's New Album "The Ecology"
    Fashawn's new album has been a long time coming. Finally the rapper was able to lock in a release date for the sophomore effort, after inking a deal with the Nas-helmed record label Mass Appeal.
  • Cover of Everything You Need To Know About Yesterday's Chaotic NBA Trade Deadline
    The NBA's trade machine was moving at a snails pace with less than an hour before the 3pm deadline and that's when it happened. Pure, unadulterated chaos in the 11th hour.
  • Cover of Drake’s New Mixtape Breaks Spotify Record
    If you’re reading this, then its not too late to find out that Drake broke another record for his surprise project last week.
  • Cover of Top Tracks of The Week:  February 10- February 17
    If it weren't for the weird for-pay nature of Drake's new "mixtape" then all five of these tracks would come from the 6 God. That's not to say the rest of the week was terrible. Our Top 100 chart contained a number of notable tracks. 
  • Cover of Pharrell To Write Children's Book Based Around "Happy"
    Pharrell's "Happy" will soon be more than just a hit song, it'll be turned into a four-part children's book series.
  • Cover of Rappers To Watch In 2015
    We know you're probably sick of all the year-end lists from last year, but we're already in the second month of 2015, and we're hypothesizing who will get their big break in the coming months. This time last year, Bobby Shmurda came across a particularly fiery Jahlil Beats production on YouTube.
  • Cover of 28 Grams: Instagram Hip-Hop Recap (Feb. 14)
    Because so many people are out in the streets flexin' and doing it for the gram, hip hop artists included, it was only right that HNHH decided to bring a new feature, "28 Grams: Hip Hop Instagram Recap".
  • Cover of Gangster Love Songs For Your Trap Queen
    Besides V-Day, there is another reason we decided to create this list. Yup, we're talking about that "Trap Queen" by Fetty Wap. Translation: this track is a shout-out to your bomb ass female. Straight out of New Jersey, Fetty touches on the three most important things in life: money, your crib, and your girl.
  • Cover of Drake's "If You're Reading This It's Too Late" By The Numbers
    Now that we've spent the day listening to Drake's new album If You're Reading This It's Too Late and thoroughly dissecting it, we're presenting you with an informative graphic that breaks down the album into simple mathematics.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Dropping "The Free Weezy Album" Today, Reveals Art [Update: Mack Maine Says This Is Not True]
    Young Money is going hard today. Following Drake's surprise release of If You're Reading This It's Too Late, it looks like Lil Wayne will be dropping that Free Weezy Album he mentioned on twitter the other week.
  • Cover of Pitchfork Music Festival 2015 Taps ILoveMakonnen, Chance The Rapper, Run The Jewels & More
    Festival season approaches, and today we've received yet another line-up this time for the annual Pitchfork Music Festival that goes down in Chicago. 
  • Cover of Michael Rapaport Compares Kobe To Kanye, Speaks On Celebrity All-Star Game +More
    Yesterday, we visited Jordan Heads, a sneaker consignment shop located in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn for an opportunity to chat with New York native, actor, director, comedian and, most importantly, former Celebrity All-Star Game MVP- Michael Rapaport. 
  • Cover of A$AP Mob Is Releasing A Tribute T-Shirt For A$AP Yams
    To remember the life of Steven Rodriguez, aka A$AP Yams, the A$AP Mob has decided to release a new T-shirt in his honor.
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper Auditioned For The Dr. Dre Role In The N.W.A. Biopic
    At this point, the N.W.A. biopic, "Straight Outta Compton", is pretty much under wraps. An extended trailer was just released this week, with actor Corey Hawkins playing the all-important role of Dr. Dre.
  • Cover of What We Learned From A$AP Rocky's Tumblr Q&A
    No album in 2014 left some A$AP fans disgruntled, but last night, Rocky took to his tumblr, Flacko Jodye Season, to answer any, yes any, and all questions that came his way. "Dashboard Confessions" was followed by the release of the "Lord Pretty Flacko Jodye 2" video.
  • Cover of Juicy J Reveals Cover Art & Release Date For "Blue Dream & Lean 2"
    Juicy J has been working on his album THC: The Hustle Continues, but while we wait for the album he'll be holding us over with a new mixtape.
  • Cover of Young Buck Reveals Cover Art For "Before The Beast" Mixtape
    After giving us their first comeback EP with The Beauty Of Independence last year, G-Unit will release their follow-up EP in March, The Beast Is G-Unit. The EP has locked down a release date for March 3rd, but before then, Young Buck will warm us up with Before The Beast.
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