Kid Ink speaks to HotNewHipHop about bringing out guests like Macklemore and A$AP Ferg while on tour, as well as his plans for the future.
Exclusive: Omarion Discusses MMG And His Relationship With Rick Ross Oct 25, 2012 at 11:20am 9,368 Views
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
Exclusive: Brother Ali Talks On Meaning Behind Album "Mourning In America, Dreaming In Color" Sep 6, 2012 at 01:07pm 42 Views
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: Mourning
The Festival Village this past weekend at the annual HOT 97 Summer Jam saw performances from a bunch of upcoming New York rappers, among them, Troy Ave. Troy Ave and his BSB crew have been working hard recently, having dropped two collaborative efforts since March. The drug (and specifically coke) talk will continue on Troy's upcoming release named after his city, New York City.
Boldy James is not your average drug-talking and dealing rapper. It shows in his musical output, from his above par beat selection, to his descriptive and almost eloquent rhymes, Boldy is far from average.
Game has seemingly been everywhere recently-- you seem him constantly dropping new songs, whether freebies part of his #SundayService or leaks off his Jesus Piece album, you see him in the news for his various beefs, and you now see him on TV for his new reality show "Marrying The Game."All this is definitely good promo to get the word out about his upcoming LP, and the last one under contract wit
Exclusive: Juicy J On Recording "Bands", Longevity In Hip Hop, And "Stay Trippy" Release Date Dec 10, 2012 at 06:23pm 89 Views
Many young fans may be surprised that the artist behind “Bands A Make Her Dance” has been making records for over twenty years. With a career such as Juicy J’s, spanning two decades, an artist is constantly working at reinventing himself. From his early work in Memphis with Three 6 Mafia in the 90s, to his current 2050 Tour with Wiz Khalifa after signing as a member
Iggy Azalea Reveals New Single With Rita Ora, Gives Booty Advice At Summer Jam Jun 3, 2014 at 03:30pm 21,252 Views
Iggy Azalea currently has the top two songs in America-- her collaboration with Ariana Grande, "Problem", and of course her breakout single "Fancy". It was strange then, to see her as the very first performer on the festival stage this weekend, but it's just a testament to how fast her success came about.
Exclusive: Drumma Boy Talks On Working With T.I., Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz & More Jul 17, 2012 at 12:23pm 34 Views
Drumma Boy is constantly on his grind. Whether he's trying his hand at rapping, or doing what he's known best for, producing, he's putting in work. HNHH was able to catch up with him over the phone to find out what he has in the works and what artists he's currently collaborating with.
A$AP Ferg Says He Only Listens To A$AP Mob Music, Talks Summer Jam Performers Jun 5, 2013 at 12:44pm 50 Views
The HotNewHipHop tent at the Summer Jam Festival Village this year had visits from Action Bronson, Kid Ink and A$AP Ferg. When Ferg wasn't busy signing autographs and performing on both the Festival Village stage and main stage (A$AP Rocky, of course, brought Ferg out to perform his huge "Work" remix) we got to speak with the rapper for a quick interview.
Exclusive: King Los Talks On "Becoming King" Mixtape & HNHH Original "Born A King" Nov 8, 2012 at 09:31am 44 Views
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
Pusha T Talks On Attempting To Prevent "MNIMN" Leak & Kendrick Lamar Oct 4, 2013 at 10:18am 54 Views
Pusha T's album My Name Is My Name officially drops next week, but fans have already been able to hear the "rap album of the year" because Pusha let go an album stream a few days ago. As we initially reported, Pusha T let go the stream following an interaction with a Twitter user who threatened to leak the LP.
HotNewHipHop was on hand for Sabi's recent video shoot for the song "Cali Love" with Tyga, which is an ode to West Coast classics.
Joey Bada$$ Reveals What's On His iPod & Talks "Summer Knights" Mixtape Jun 6, 2013 at 01:36pm 125 Views
Our interview footage from the recent HOT 97 Summer Jam continues today, with none other than Beast Coast rapper Joey Bada$$. The New York native took the stage at the Festival Village this year, a momentous event in the young rapper's rising career.
So we've showed you the main stage and the Festival Village, now it's time to take you backstage at Summer Jam XX 2013. Can't really say much about backstage, it's TOP SECRET!
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.
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.
HNHH recently got together with Problem to film the visuals for his exclusive In The Booth track "Chachi's Revenge". We also got some footage of the rapper behind the scenes at the shoot, where he talked about the process behind the song and video.
HotNewHipHop was on site and front stage at Hot 97's Summer Jam 2012. Notwithstanding the debacle surrounding Nicki Minaj's no-show, the impressive lineup included Rick Ross, Tyga, Meek Mill, Big Sean, Waka Flocka, Nas, Lauryn Hill, French Montana, Young Jeezy and many more.
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
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
In front of a crowded Metlife Stadium, Hot 97's Summer Jam (main stage) lineup featured Rick Ross, Tyga, Nas, Meek Mill, Slaughterhouse, French Montana, 2 Chainz, Big Sean, Young Jeezy, J. Cole, Wale, Waka Flocka and Maino, with special appearances from Lauryn Hill, Raekwon, Method Man, Ne-Yo and Mase.
Exclusive Interview: Yelawolf Talks On International Recognition, Joint Project With Big K.R.I.T. & More Jun 3, 2012 at 12:19pm 1 View
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.
Beyond being a pioneer for women in hip hop, MC Lyte is a pioneer of hip hop, period. Her seminal debut album Lyte as a Rock was released in 1988 during hip hop’s formative years, and included the trailblazing female diss track, “10% Dis” directed at then rival Antoinette. She was the first solo female hip hop artist to have a gold record, with
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