Sep 19, 2013
Kevin Gates, a New Orleans, Baton Rouge native, had a tough time leaving the street life alone to focus completely on his music. It's a feat he seems to have finally accomplished though, but his troubled past is still well-documented in his lyrics. If you aren't familiar with the rapper's discography, which includes the stand-out album Stranger Than Fiction, we're about to make you...
Aug 12, 2013
Photos By Cyril Agard & Kevin Mo.
We had the opportunity to chill backstage during Wiz Khalifa and ASAP Rocky's Under The Influence Tour, and encountered Smoke DZA in his usual state (high) doing what he usually does (blazing). You know we had to pick the KushedGod's brain, and what better subject to tackle than weed? The master told us about perfecting his rolling...
May 20, 2014
Lil Boosie has certainly been a hot topic since his release from prison in January. While the Baton Rouge rapper has been steadily releasing tracks since becoming a free man, the majority of the hype falls upon his upcoming album, Touchdown 2 Cause Hell.
In an exclusive interview with HNHH, the Bad Azz himself shared some details about the new effort, including the meaning of the title,...
Oct 24, 2013
Chevy Woods is finally ready to let fans hear Gangland 2 today. We last spoke to the Taylor Gang rapper about the project while he was on The Under Influence tour, and now he's embarked on another drug-themed tour, with The Smokers Club tour. We hit up the tour and got to hear Chevy play Gangland 2, so trust, there are bangers on there. Aside from speaking to Chevy about the new mixtape, we also...
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...
It's easy to draw comparisons between Detroit's up-and-coming emcee Kid Vishis and his older brother Royce Da 5'9''; both emcees did grow up in the same home, with the same parents, in the same house after all. But don't let their similar backgrounds get you to thinking they're the same. One listen to Vishis' new album Timing Is Everything and it becomes clear that he's much more than a...
Production duo Nard & B, hailing
from Atlanta, have worked with many of your favourite ATLiens. This
includes, but is not limited to, T.I., Future,
and Gucci. In this interview, HNHH talks to the Grand Hustle signees on what projects
they have in the works. They also discuss their grind in the city, as they try to become a household name. Finally, Nard & B speak on linking up...
May 19, 2014
Fans are still eagerly anticipating Logic's debut LP, and while the project is still without a release date, he's made sure to keep his loyal following satisfied with an influx of new material.
The Maryland rapper has released a few original tracks over the last 2 months, including "While You Wait", and "Now", but the one that got the most attention was definitely his collaboration with Big...
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...
Aug 10, 2012
HNHH caught up with French
Montana in Toronto before Drake's huge OVO Fest went down.
French is a shining example of that
whole “hard work pays off” saying, as the man was grinding
for a long time in New York before receiving commerical or mainstream success. In our interview, we ask him about this new-found
success. We also find out how he originally got in touch with a
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...
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,...
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...
HotNewHipHop met up with Yelawolf before his show in Toronto last Saturday to shoot him a few questions.We find out about his plans to motorcycle with his tour bus following him, his EP with drummer Travis Barker (which he says is finished), what the word is on a joint project with Big K.R.I.T. called Country Cousins and more.On being recognized internationally, Yela says, "it's dope, man....
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...
Casey Veggies is definitely doing
something right. At the ripe age of 18, he's already released a slew
of mixtapes, most recently, Customized Greatly Vol. 3, and got himself a huge following, fully supporting the
Peas & Carrots movement. HNHH chopped it up with Young Veggies
about the movement, his upcoming projects and more. Peep some of what
he had to say and be...