Looking at the less obvious influences on Kendrick Lamar's new album.
Dizzy Wright's upcoming mixtape The Golden Age arrives in four days time, and as fans grow more excited to hear the final product, we are bringing you the tracklist for the tape exclusively!
Snoop Dogg stays a busy man, from hosting the BET Hip-Hop Awards, to working on new music, to hosting his own YouTube segment GGN News, the rapper/reggae artist/funk artist doesn't stop. His latest foray into the genre of funk with producer Dam-Funk incited his name change (once more) from Snoop Dogg to Snoop Lion to now, Snoopzilla.
WEED TALK With Smoke DZA: Blunts Vs. Papers, Favorite Strain, Being The "KushedGod" & More Aug 12, 2013 at 05:45 PM 12,513 Views
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HNHH hit 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 3rd, 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.”
Exclusive: Tech N9ne Responds To Being On Billboard's Power 30 List, Talks "E.B.A.H." & More Oct 2, 2012 at 01:42 PM 5,538 Views
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.
With Christmas arriving tomorrow, we decided it was only appropriate to make our recent interview with Kid Ink Christmas-themed. Ink will no doubt be busy this holiday prepping the release of his debut album My Own Lane for the New Year (January 7th, to be exact), but nonetheless, even rappers have time to celebrate Christmas.
Exclusive: A$AP Rocky Talks "LongLiveA$AP" Tour And Cities With Best Weed Oct 17, 2012 at 12:26 PM 26,541 Views
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
Lantana is a rising rapper who is looking to put Cincinnati on the map when it comes to the rap sphere. Even his name pays homage to Cincinnati, specifically, his hometown. While the rapper is working on his debut mixtape Live From Lantana, which is slated to drop January 7th on HotNewHipHop, we thought it'd be a good time to introduce you to Easy Lantana formally.
Lil Boosie Says "Touchdown 2 Cause Hell" Is The Best Double Disc Album Since "All Eyez On Me" May 20, 2014 at 01:07 PM 31,037 Views
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.
Toronto rapper and singer/songwriter D-Pryde is finally getting ready to drop his new EP, Canal & Richvale, which he is now providing as a full exclusive stream. The project is lead by his first single and video for "Lifted," and comes only a few short months after his signing with BMG. Check out the full tracklist and stream below, and pre-order the EP from iTunes here.
Exclusive Interview: Chicago Rapper YP Talks On Meeting Nas & Q-Tip, Upcoming Projects May 22, 2012 at 01:06 PM 3,146 Views
Chicago is a city buzzing with many talented rappers, and one of the them on the come-up is YP. YP was signed to Universal Republic this past year, and has a few projects in the works, so if you're unfamiliar with him, you will be very familiar soon (reading our interview will also help!). YP talked to HNHH about his new deal, hooking up with Jim Jones, meeting Nas & Q-Tip, and the two
Exclusive: Tyga Says "Well Done 3" Is Finished, Hints At New Tour Jul 19, 2012 at 01:22 PM 39,237 Views
In a behind the scenes exclusive, HNHH caught up with Young Money’s Tyga and his prodigy Honey Cocaine, as they wrapped up his Careless World Tour. In our
HeatSeekers Video Edition: Get Your Music Video On HotNewHipHop! Apr 30, 2013 at 09:52 AM 5,576 Views
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.
Iggy Azalea Reveals New Single With Rita Ora, Gives Booty Advice At Summer Jam Jun 3, 2014 at 03:30 PM 20,336 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.
Episode 4 Of Our Exclusive "Under The Influence" BTS With Berner, A$AP Rocky, Wiz Khalifa, Chevy Woods & More Aug 15, 2013 at 11:00 AM 21,644 Views
With the Under The Influence tour now officially over we're also nearing the end of our vlogs on the road with Wiz Khalifa and A$AP Rocky. In episode 4 of our look behind-the-scenes on the tour, Taylor Gang hit New York before taking it North of the border to Canada.
Exclusive: Machine Gun Kelly On The "Lace Up" Movement, And "Beef" With HNHH Oct 6, 2012 at 10:34 AM 25,287 Views
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
Exclusive: Chip Tha Ripper Talks On "Tell Ya Friends," Kid Cudi, His Debut Album & More Feb 14, 2012 at 02:01 PM 5,961 Views
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.
Exclusive: Joe Budden Opens Up About The Sound And Emotions On His LP, Working Solo & Reaching Him On Twitter Dec 17, 2012 at 02:52 PM 5,844 Views
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 emotions
Exclusive: Casey Veggies Talks On Peas & Carrots Movement, Upcoming Projects & More May 8, 2012 at 10:17 AM 4,390 Views
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
Exclusive Interview: Yelawolf Talks On International Recognition, Joint Project With Big K.R.I.T. & More Jun 3, 2012 at 12:19 PM 8,148 Views
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.
Lil TerRio And King Keraun Discuss Celebrity, Rap, New Music And More Apr 10, 2014 at 02:50 PM 4,588 Views
Believe it or not, there's more to life than being Vine, Instagram or Facebook famous, folks, a fact Internet sensation Lil TerRio has set out to prove in a big way. For those unacquainted, he's the star of the viral "Ooh, Kill 'Em" Vine clips that took the online world by storm in 2013.
Exclusive: Stalley Talks On New Clothing Line "Blue Collar Gang" Nov 27, 2012 at 11:45 AM 5,486 Views
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, Blue Collar
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 i
Dizzy Wright Speaks On Staying Independent & His Favorite Strain Of Weed Sep 10, 2013 at 03:37 PM 12,889 Views
Dizzy Wright is getting ready to launch his "Fashion" video with Kid Ink and Honey Cocaine very soon, and HNHH got a chance to talk to him on the set of the exclusive visual. Dizzy spoke to Jen Deleon about his favorite kinds of Kush, plans for his debut album, and the benefits of staying independent.
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