Sir Michael Rocks, also known as Mikey
Rocks, also known as 1/2 of the Cool Kids, is probably the freshest
motherfucker ever. It's not even a cocky thing, he'll tell you
himself, it's just what it is. But not only is Mikey Rocks always
fresh, he's always ahead of the curve, music-wise and fashion-wise.
His laidback flow is definitely a good fit for Curren$y's Jet Life
Recordings, to which...
Fabolous is getting ready to drop Loso's Way 2, and just took part in a tour with Pusha T, who is also gearing up to drop a big summer album. HNHH caught up with Fab on his tour, and asked him about the rappers that inspired him as a lyricist, as well as the up-and-coming artists he's been following.
"I'm not gonna lie, I'm a little bit late sometimes on new kids" Fab admitted when asked about...
up Hot 97's Summer Jam, an event not-to-be missed in the Tri-State
area. It rained on and off throughout the day of the event on June
which put a damper on my seat but not my mood. The Jam started with
the pre-show, aka the Festival Village, where Peter Rosenberg made
his now-infamous remarks about Nicki Minaj's single “Starships.”
Honestly, I was more pumped for the...
HNHH had a chance to sit down with an introspective Budden,
who talked about the difference between working solo, and being with his Slaughterhouse brethren. He discussed his
upcoming album, and describes it as “musical”, and an LP where he tried things
he had not tried before on previous efforts.
Talking about opening up on wax to his fans, Joey mentions the...
Submissions have been pouring in from Washington, New York and Philly since we first announced our "Gifted Heatseeker" contest 2 weeks ago. The voting is now closed, and the winners have been selected!
Congratulations to The STNDRD, Souls Of Liberty and Rebel Regime who will all be opening for Wale in their respective cities.
We will contact all winners via Facebook message...
The Doernbecher Jordan 4 will be re-releasing this summer, to the joy/hate of many sneakerheads. Following the Doernbecher Jordan 3 re-release, the Doernbecher Jordan 4 is slated for an August drop, though the exact date is not yet known. Designed by Isaiah Scott in 2011, this retro features an icy sole with comic book details, going with the overall Superman theme. Selling out immeadiately...
Chip Tha Ripper has been steady grinding and building a following for awhile, but on top of this he continously puts out audio dope. If you're not familiar with Chip now is the time to acquaint yourself. He just dropped his mixtape Tell Ya Friends, which has amassed close to 30,000 downloads on HNHH alone.
HNHH recently got the chance to converse with Chip. We found out about “The Almighty...
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...
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,...
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:...
As the latest HNHH collaboration with Funk Volume, view the official visuals for Jarren Benton's "Life In The Jungle", produced by HotNewHipHop and directed by Armen Soudjian.
Take a look behind-the-scenes to see the making of the video with a word from the director on the concept behind the visuals, as well as Hopsin's take on trying to stay serious during filming.
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Fresh off her EP release Glory, Iggy Azalea is seemingly everywhere in the media these days. She spoke to HNHH about her upcoming album The New Classic, how she idolized Missy Elliot growing up, why dropping out of school was necessary for her career, how her relationship with T.I. and Grand Hustle has helped her navigate through the growing pains of being a young rapper, and what she has...
From working with everyone from Drake to the Jonas Brothers, to being awarded at the Grammy's, Boi-1da has amassed a veritable portfolio of achievements. In this interview, HNHH dives into what's next for the Toronto native and discusses his work on Iggy Azalea's new album, why he's rooting for OKC in the NBA Playoffs [yes, Kevin Durant is on HNHH] and how Toronto is carving out it's own sound...
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. ...
HNHH teams up with Smoke DZA as he reunites the stoner gang, with verses from Curren$y and Wiz Khalifa on his Harry Fraud-produced cut "Legends In The Making (Ashtray Part 2)". His "Dream.ZONE.Achieve" album is due out on April 1st.
The video was produced exclusively by HotNewHipHop's production branch and directed by up and coming director Armen Soudjian. Having produced music videos with...
Want your music video promoted and featured on HNHH? Submit your original music video for the chance to be posted on HNHH's YouTube channel and in our video section. What you get:- Your music video will be Posted on the HNHH's Youtube Channel and HotNewHipHop.com.- Video will bare HNHH branding (could include the HNHH logo, HNHH Youtube, HNHH.TV and HNHH Heatseekers...