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  • Cover of Boldy James Taps Nas, Kevin Gates, Snootie Wild & More For "Trapper's Alley 2," Reveals Release Date
    Boldy James is probably a rapper you're still sleeping on, so in an effort to wake you up, we featured the Detroit native in our first video episode of On The Come Up. Boldy stopped by the office while he was doing a press run in New York and gave us the scoop on everything you should know about this ConCreature.
  • Cover of Hopsin Announces He's Quitting Rap & Moving To Australia
    We've seen Hopsin go on twitter rants concerning the music industry/rap game in the past, however he usually calms down and it's back to business as usual. His latest message to the fans isn't in rant-form and it sounds like he's for real. 
  • Cover of Carla Howe Shopping Around Sex Tape With Wiz Khalifa [Update: Tape Is Off The Market]
    The other week rumors circulated that Wiz Khalifa had shot a sex tape (however inadvertently) with Playboy bunny Carla Howe. The two were posted up together on Instagram, with a topless Carla and a topless Wiz. Wiz Khalifa took the photos of the two together down, but Carla still has two up.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: Dec 9. - Dec. 16
    This is our weekly rundown of what's new and notable at the top of our charts. The charts were absolutely stacked with worthy contenders this week, including new tracks from Fabolous, Chief Keef, Kanye West and Chance the Rapper.
  • Cover of Migos & Bobby Shmurda Announce "Shmigo Gang" Mixtape
    Migos and Bobby Shmurda both had pretty big years, with Bobby earning his big breakthrough, while Quavo, Takeoff, and Offset polished their formula, and strengthened their healthy fanbase.
  • Cover of Mob Rule: A$AP Ferg Vs. A$AP Rocky?
    The A$AP Mob isn’t really a mob, you know. “Mob” denotes unruliness, panic, chaos and lawlessness in an unorganized mass. Nothing could be farther from what this Harlem collective actually is, because the so-called “mob” has a leader.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: December 14
    This week on Charts Don't Lie we see the Christmas spirit in effect, as Mariah Carey's 1994 album Merry Christmas soars back up the charts. We're also seeing a relatively quick decent for the MMG boss Rick Ross, and a relatively low debut for his counterpart Omarion.
  • Cover of 28 Grams: Instagram Recap (Dec. 13)
    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 (December 12)
    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 Nipsey Hussle Explains Idea Behind "Mailbox Money"
    Nipsey Hussle announced last week, to our surprise, that he has a new album in the works, "the album before the album." Mailbox Money would warm-up the fans for the long-awaited Victory Lap album from Nipsey.
  • Cover of Nipsey Hussle, Problem, Flatbush Zombies & More Share "Rap Monument" Verses [Update: YG & More Added]
    A couple weeks back, "The Rap Monument" -- a project which recruited 30 rappers for one epic track -- was revealed.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Reveals "The Great Escape" Tour Coming In 2015
    Love her or hate her, there’s no denying the success that Iggy Azalea had in 2014. With 2015 right around the corner, Iggy will look to carry over that success into the new year by releasing her sophomore album, and embarking on her first ever stadium tour.
  • Cover of Mike WiLL Made It's "Ransom" Mixtape Gets A Release Date [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
    We've been waiting on a release date for Mike WiLL Made It's Ransom mixtape for at least one minute now.
  • Cover of Toronto Raptors Celebrate "Drake Night" With Limited Edition T-Shirts
    Drake's OVO brand is growing by the day. Just a week after King Louie tattooed the label's owl logo on the side of his face and Drizzy opened the first ever OVO store in the heart of Toronto, the city's home basketball team is following suit.
  • Cover of Review: Ghostface Killah's "36 Seasons"
    Ghostface Killah’s new LP 36 Seasons comes to us just one week after the release of Wu-Tang Clan’s A Better Tomorrow. While the latter LP received lukewarm reviews due to questionably experimental tracks, 36 Seasons is the exact opposite.
  • Cover of Mike WiLL Made It & Future Working On Joint Mixtape "Ape Shit"
    Atlanta producer Mike WiLL Made It has more than just his Ransom mixtape in the pipeline. The producer recently spoke with XXL, and revealed he's got something in the stash with Future.
  • Cover of Pharrell's "Happy" Is iTunes' Top-Selling Song Of The Year
    Last week, Spotify announced, among other year-end lists, that Pharrell Williams' "Happy" was their most-streamed song of the year. Now, iTunes is saying it's their top-selling song of the year. Damn.
  • Cover of French Montana Preps "Mac & Cheese: The Appetizer" With Harry Fraud
    Before we get French Montana's mixtape-turned-sophomore album, Mac & Cheese 4, we'll be getting a little "appetizer." The rapper said in October that his Mac & Cheese album had a tentative release date of December 16th, but obviously that hasn't worked out as instead, the rapper is offering up a mixtape for December
  • Cover of Chris Brown Apologizes To Karrueche Tran
    Over the weekend we saw Chris Brown's anger get the best of him, as he put his ex-girlfriend Karrueche Tran on blast publicly, alleging that she went on dates with Drake while he was locked up, and barely visited him in jail, among other things.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: December 7
    This is a pretty eventful Charts Don't Lie, as we were not only anticipating first week sales for the likes of Eminem, Rick Ross, Beyonce and Iggy Azalea, but we're now seeing the streaming initiative from Billboard in full effect. For those unaware, we'll explain real quick.
  • Cover of 28 Grams: Instagram Recap (Dec. 6)
    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 Does Wiz Khalifa Have A Sextape Being Shopped Around?
    Wiz Khalifa has definitely been living young, wild, & free since his separation from Amber Rose, but things may have just took a turn for the worse after a recent one night stand with a certain Playboy model.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Gets "A$AP" Tattoo Removed
    Back in 2011, Iggy Azalea and A$AP Rocky were rumored to be dating.
  • Cover of Mastermind Vs. Hood Billionaire
    Compared to Gucci Mane's onslaught of projects in 2014, Rick Ross releasing two albums in one year may not seem too impressive.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: Nov. 24- Dec. 2
    Here it is, our weekly rundown of what's new and notable at the top of our charts.
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