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  • Cover of 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (Jan. 24)
    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 Stream Cee-Lo Green's New Project, "TV On The Radio"
    Other than a disastrous situation involving a possible date rape last year, Cee-Lo Green hasn't really popped up with news or new music in a while. That changed earlier this week, when he dropped off a nine track project with very little (if any) fanfare.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (January 23)
    What a week it has been in hip-hop. It's a week that got kicked off with tragedy. It's going to take some time for the wound that A$AP Yams left us to heal.But the game still continues just like he would've wanted. The back half of January saw strong releases from Lupe Fiasco and Joey Bada$$.
  • Cover of What’s New In Battle Rap (January 23)
    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 Photos & Recap From Kid Ink's "Full Speed" Listening Session
    Last night, industry heavy-hitters, tastemakers and writers packed into a room in NYC's Jungle City Studios to get a sneak peek at Kid Ink's upcoming album Full Speed, due out February 3rd via RCA. Shaheem Reid hosted, and star producer Vinylz made a surprise appearance.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne's "Sorry 4 The Wait 2" By The Numbers
    By now you've probably downloaded Lil Wayne's Sorry 4 The Wait 2 mixtape, and you've likely given it a listen or two and added it to your phone/iTunes catalogue.
  • Cover of New Details Emerge On Death Of A$AP Yams, Cause Of Death Still Unknown
    Over the weekend, much of the hip-hop community was shocked to hear that one of the founding members of the New York collective A$AP Mob had passed away. The reason for A$AM Yams', real name Steven Rodriguez, death was unknown, although rumors said it was drug overdose. A$AP Mob members and affiliates quickly
  • Cover of A$AP Rocky To Make Acting Debut In "Dope," Produced By Pharrell & Diddy
    A$AP Rocky already has one foot apiece in the worlds of fashion and music, and now he's branching out even further. His next venture is acting, as he has a supporting role in "Dope," an indie film produced in part by Pharrell and Diddy that will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival this weekend. 
  • Cover of Pharrell Featured In February Issue Of GQ Magazine [Update: Cover Revealed]
    We're about to start seeing a lot of magazine covers, as issues roll out their new cover for the upcoming month. Earlier this morning we saw J. Lo's new cover for Complex magazine, and now we get a new story from GQ magazine's February issue.
  • Cover of Remix Fix: Introducing Gardiner Express & Their Version Of A$AP Rocky's "Pretty Flacko 2"
    While never officially released as a single, A$AP Rocky's "Pretty Flacko" quickly became a favorite among the rapper's fans.
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper Helps Chicago Students Celebrate The Inaugural Get Schooled, Get Connected Challenge
    Chance the Rapper and an all-star team of celebrities helped Get Schooled and 3000 Chicago public high school students celebrate the raising of $100,000 for six Chicago high schools and six Community Based Organizations which earned the most points in the "Get Connected Challenge."Get Schooled, a non-profit organi
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper, Nas, Mike Tyson Featured On Madonna's "Rebel Heart" Album
    Madonna had the inconvenience of having demo versions of half of her album leak late least year, causing her to rush release 6 tracks well before the release of the album. At the time, Madge had not even secured a final tracklist, but today, she's released the official selection.
  • Cover of A$AP Ant Asks For People To Smile For Yams, Shoots Down Overdose Rumors [Update: Joey Fatts Denies Overdose Rumors Too]
    While earlier in the day we were hit with the tragic news of A$AP Yams passing, A$AP Ant talked with Vlad TV, explaining that people shouldn't feel sad. 
  • Cover of A$AP Ferg Speaks On Collaborating With Ariana Grande, Tour With YG & More
    Last night, following the sudden death of A$AP Mob's co-founder A$AP Yams, A$AP Ferg paid tribute to his brother and leader by holding a moment of silence during his show with YG. Following the show in the DMV, our host Baker sat down with an interview with Ferg, who was obviously still reeling from the death of his f
  • Cover of A$AP Yams Passes Away
    Some very tragic news arrives this Sunday morning, as we learn that 26-year-old A$AP Mob founder ASAP Yams has passed away. No details are yet known of the reasons for his death, but many friends and collaborators -- including ASAP rocky and ASAP Ferg -- have shared their condolences on social media.
  • Cover of 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (Jan. 17)
    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 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (January 16)
     Nothing too new is going on in the game this past week. In other words, hip-hop is just going right now.
  • Cover of Lil Durk & Young Chop Working On Joint Mixtape?
    Before Lil Durk drops off his next album Remember My Name, the Chicago rapper maybe blessing the streets with a new mixtape, and its with a hit-producer too.
  • Cover of Jahlil Beats & Beanie Sigel Prepping "Still Public Enemy" Mixtape
    Beanie Sigel is currently recovering from a gunshot wound that almost took his lung, but luckily, the doctors were able to reinflate it. While we hope Beanie has a speedy recovery, we also have something to look forward too in the interim.
  • Cover of 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (Jan. 9)
    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 Drake & OVO Team With King Of The Dot For "Blackout 5" Battle Rap Event
    We've already seen Eminem dip into the battle rap world recently, and now it appears Drake will be following suit. The successful Toronto rap battle organization, King Of The Dot has joined forces with Drake and OVO for the most recent event in their "Blackout" series.
  • Cover of Slept-On Mixtapes Of 2014
    Now that 2015 is underway, we have plenty of good music to look forward too, when it comes to both mixtapes (just peep our Upcoming section) and albums. Even in this one-listen-then-on-to-the-next generation, it's still appropriate to bump music that dropped last year, right?
  • Cover of What’s New In Battle Rap (January 9)
    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 Universal Targets Mixtapes Being Sent To Prison Inmates In New Lawsuit
    While us average folk can easily and legally listen or download the latest music thanks to music platforms like iTunes, Amazon, Google Play (and the list goes on), prison inmates don't have the same accessibility to these sites.
  • Cover of T-Pain Announces New Gangsta Grillz Tape, "The Iron Way"
    Pain and Drama, two undeniably powerful forces, will be uniting in a big way later this year. That's right, before we get Stoicville from the one and only auto-tune phoenix, T-Pain, he'll be linking up with DJ Drama for a Gangsta Grillz tape by the name of The Iron Way.
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