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  • Cover of First Week Sales Projections For T.I.'s "Paperwork" & Logic's "Under Pressure" Are Here
    The time has arrived for us to analyze and gauge who will outsell who, the newcomer Logic with his debut album Under Pressure or the veteran in the game with his ninth studio album, T.I.?
  • Cover of Review: T.I.'s "Paperwork"
    Following the release of T.I.’s last two somewhat lackluster albums, 2010's No Mercy and 2012's Trouble Man, combined with the rise of new age rap stars like Drake, Kendrick Lamar, J.
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper & The Social Experiment Announce New Project "Surf"
    The other day Chance The Rapper and his Social Experiment band hit us with a new jam "No Better Blues." As it turns out, Chance has been working on a lot more music, not to mention, a new album (or three).
  • Cover of T.I. On Snoop Dogg's Apology To Iggy Azalea: “I Didn’t Make Snoop Do Anything”
    T.I. is becoming known as much for diffusing tense situations as he is for his musical output. Tip has done everything from talk down a jumper, to making peace between Rick Ross and Jeezy over the last couple of years, but his most recent crusade was on behalf of his friend and frequent collaborator, Iggy Azalea.
  • Cover of 10 Essential Flying Lotus Hip-Hop Tracks
    Flying Lotus has been making brain-melting beats for about a decade now. The LA-based producer lives in the underground, but as the electronic music world has exploded, his music has gained the acclaim of critics and casual music listeners everywhere.
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper's Brother, Taylor Bennett Charged With Aggravated Battery
    Taylor Bennett is an up-and-coming artist, but many still know him primarily as the younger brother of Chance The Rapper. The Chicago emcee was arrested on Thursday after turning himself in for the beating of a man at a college party last month.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: October 19
    This week we're finding several new entries in the Billboard 200, although nothing took over the #1 spot. Keyshia Cole actually comes out on top this week, debuting at #9, moving 25,000 copies opening week.
  • Cover of 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (Oct.18)
    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 8 Hilariously Awful Rap Battles
    Most of us have seen an epic moment in rap battles. If it didn't come while watching Eminem's "8 Mile", maybe you've seen a local competition with some ill talent, or at least a strong YouTube video that made your drop your jaw. This list has little to do with those moments.
  • Cover of Stream Gucci Mane's "Trap God 3"
    After momentarily hitting a stumbling block with Big Gucci Sosa, the collaborative tape with Chief Keef that was never released, Gucci Mane returns to his impeccably on-time release schedule for 2014.
  • Cover of 10 Must-Hear Danny Brown Remixes
    Danny Brown has completely exploded in the hip-hop world over the past few years, since his humble beginnings as a Detroit mixtape rapper.
  • Cover of YG & A$AP Ferg Announce "BestCoast Connection" Tour
    West Coast and East Coast will soon find a meeting place, with the announcement of YG and A$AP Ferg's short tour, "BestCoast Connection."
  • Cover of Ladies Night: Female Solidarity In Hip-Hop
    Hip-Hop has been a male-dominated genre since its inception in the 1970s on the streets of the South Bronx.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Readies New Mixtape "Lost In The Atlantic Ocean" [Update: Artwork Revealed]
  • Cover of Migos Announce New Mixtape "Rich Nigga Timeline"
    Immediately following their performance at tonight’s airing of the BET Hip-Hop Awards, Migos decided to announce that they have a new mixtape coming for the fans.
  • Cover of Remy Ma Reveals "I'm Around" Mixtape Cover Art
    Remy Ma still isn't done her press run since her prison release.
  • Cover of Tyler, The Creator Covers New Issue Of Mass Appeal With Eric André
    Mass Appeal, who've seen a resurgence over the past two years, and they've even started their own imprint with help from Nas, have revealed the cover for their new issue. They've tapped Tyler, The Creator and actor/comedian Eric André to fuck shit up on the magazine cover. What else would they do?
  • Cover of Stream T.I.'s "Paperwork"
    T.I.'s hotly-anticipated new album Paperwork arrives a week from tomorrow on October 21st, and today iTunes Radio is letting you stream the whole thing ahead of time. Head over here to launch the player. the tracklist is below.
  • Cover of The 10 Hottest Freestyles On Tim Westwood TV
    Tim Westwood may not look like your average hip-hop personality, but the 57-year-old gangly white dude, always rocking a different color polo, is an industry legend, and he's been there from the beginning. In the late 80s, Westwood was one of the first DJs in Europe to play hip-hop on mainstream radio.
  • Cover of Chief Keef Shares Tracklist For The Largely Self-Produced "Back From The Dead 2" Mixtape
    While dropping loose tracks sporadically throughout the last year, it's been a while since we've been given a new project from Chief Keef, and even longer still, one that felt complete. Back From The Dead 2, the sequel to his breakthrough mixtape, has promise to be a rewarding set of songs from the Chicago rapper.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: October 12
    Prince has a crazy number of albums under his belt, and a loyal following at that. After taking a four-year break, he returned this year with not one, but two new albums. He put them out at the same time, and managed to move units on each, with each debuting within Billboard 200's top 10.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Goes Off On Paparazzo: "I Hope You Have Ebola" [Update: Iggy Speaks On Incident]
    Every celebrity has a breaking point when it comes to getting stalked by paparazzi, and it looks like Iggy Azalea found hers this weekend.
  • Cover of 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (Oct.11)
    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 A$AP Yams Says It's Been A "Stale Ass Year" For Rap
    The A$AP Mob has definitely been quiet in 2014. Recently, that started changing, as the man behind the scenes, Yams, announced they had a renewed focus on the crew's solo albums, rather than the collaborative album L.O.R.D which has been put on hold.
  • Cover of A$AP Ferg Reveals He Has A Mixtape With DJ Drama In The Works
    Just yesterday, A$AP Ferg confirmed with XXL that his follow up album to Trap Lord is nearing completion. Now, in a separate interview with Ferg, the A$AP Mob rapper reveals he's got another project in the works, to precede his sophomore as-of-now-untitled album.
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