Growing up in Atlanta, his family and friends affectionately
called him “Meathead”, and this name stuck with him until it became apparent to
the older heads that he was going to have a hand in the “Future” of hip
hop. After setting the charts on fire
with singles from his album Pluto, Future has a lot in the pipeline with a
double-disc mixtape in the works, the rerelease of his...
Stalley has his music style and sound
down pat, and he is now expanding his repertoire to include clothing
design. The bearded rapper launched his line, named after his
movement, Blue Collar Gang, in Chicago at an event at Villa Lab. HotNewHipHop was on the scene to document the launch and get a few
words with the man himself about the new line.
Stalley explained the name,...
T.I. may be heralded as “The King of the South”,
but he did not reach those heights on his own.
One of his partners coming up was his boy Big Kuntry King, who was close
with Tip even back when the two were slanging tapes out of their trunks on the
streets. King has been in the game for
years, and after dropping his first studio solo effort My Turn To Eat, he’s
While King Los was shooting the official
video for his HNHH Original "Born A King" we caught up with him
on the set to shoot him a few questions.
Los' upcoming mixtape, Becoming
King, is set to drop November 29th, and has a slew of
features including Wiz Khalifa, Diddy, Machine Gun Kelly etc. So we wanted to know
who he wanted to have featured that doesn't make an appearance. Los
Oct 31, 2012
Meek Mill is definitely a "Dreamchaser" taking practically no time to ever sleep, the man is almost a walking zombie, as evidenced in our exclusive interview with him. But, it obviously pays off-- Meek has been grinding hard from the streets of Philly to the top of the MMG roster, making his dreams become a reality. We caught up with Meek before his debut album dropped and had a quick chat...
HNHH wants to shine some light on a young'n on his grind today. For those who don't know Pries, a Denver resident, we will allow this to be your introduction into the rapper/producer/graphic designer/multi-talented being that he is.Pries got his start in the music industry as a singer-turned-producer, and quickly went from producer-to-rapper. Now he sits atop both positions comfortably, but is...
MMG is undeniably one of the strongest teams in the
rap game right now, especially after a summer of dominance, and now with all
eyes on Meek Mill’s Dreams & Nightmares dropping at the end of the
month. One of the signings that has gone
relatively unnoticed is the addition of R&B veteran, and one time B2K
member, Omarion. The singer, actor, and
all around entertainer...
Oct 22, 2012
With Kendrick Lamar's highly anticipated debut album finally hitting store shelves and the internet today HNHH is bringing you an exclusive interview and live footage from his Pomona, CA show to celebrate good kid, m.A.A.d city.HNHH's Jen Deleon caught up with the Compton native for a chat about his lyrics and questions derived there-from.First off, Jen quoted lyrics from Kendrick's song...
Oct 17, 2012
Hip hop’s love for all things green, both money and weed, is
well documented. On tour artists are
faced with a constant grind of travelling, and also the grind of filling up their
spare time while in various, sometimes seemingly random, cities. HNHH caught up with A$AP Rocky for an
exclusive interview while on his “LongLiveA$AP" tour, and the A$AP Mob member
was open about...
At first glance, some may write off Machine Gun Kelly’s
seemingly endless energy as a by-product of his age, but when sitting down with the Cleveland native it becomes apparent there is a fire burning
inside the rapper, that is in no danger of extinguishing anytime soon,
regardless of how old he is. HNHH caught
up with MGK in Atlanta during the BET Awards, where the always mischievous...
The newest signee to MMG, Rockie Fresh, surprised most folks
when Rick Ross announced him as the latest member on his label. HNHH recently caught up with the Chicago
rapper who has maintained his humble roots, and stresses the importance of
family and respect. Even though he’s
part of one of the biggest groups in the rap game, Rockie has not changed a
bit, and spoke to us about what he...
Tech N9ne is making big moves, and he hasn't had help from any commercial cats. The Kansas City rapper has been grinding since the 90s, and it seems that hard work does really pay off. He was on Billboard's Power 30 list the year, and released his twelfth studio album, Welcome to Strangeland, almost a year ago, which landed at #26 on Billboard's 200. His most recent release was an EP...
Last week Waka Flocka dropped his latest mixtape Salute Me
Or Shoot Me Vol. 4: Banned From America, and HNHH was on hand for the exclusive
listening party at Patchwerk Studio in Atlanta.
While talking to Waka, we asked him about what he’ll do when
he reaches the two million followers plateau on Twitter, and what special track
or event will he have for his friends to commemorate it. ...
Sep 19, 2012
Many had written off, Dwyane Wade, who was hobbled with a
knee injury throughout the 2012 Playoffs, but he was able to persevere and the
Miami Heat dispensed of the Oklahoma City Thunder in a surprisingly short five
game series to capture the franchise's second NBA Championship.
D-Wade recently shouted out HNHH for continually supporting
his charity event for kids,“Wade’s World...
Sep 11, 2012
Slaughterhouse finally performed at the
Well in Brooklyn on September 8th, after the concert initially was delayed. Although
it still rained a bit during the show, the performance was
well-recieved and HotNewHipHop was able to catch up with (most) of the Slaughterhouse boys after the show.
Fans may have noticed 1/4 of the super
group, Joe Budden, was missing from the stage that night....
Brother Ali has been a mainstay in the
underground hip-hop scene since around 1998. Ali is signed to
Rhymesayers Entertainment, home of Slug and Ant aka Atmosphere, after releasing his first project in 2000, which solidified his relationship
with the independant record label. He has since followed suit with
three more projects, plus his fourth one is on the way:...