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...
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...
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...
Smoke DZA performed at the HNHH-sponsored Festival Village stage this weekend for the 20th annual Summer Jam. On top of fulfilling his dreams of performing at the festival, he joined HNHH's own Ashlee Ray backstage to hang out and answer a few questions.
The Kushed God spoke about his memories of Summer Jam throughout his life, and his dream to take the stage since it's very first installment,...
May 20, 2013
French Montana is getting ready to drop his long-awaited debut album Excuse My French tomorrow. The Moroccan rapper spoke to HNHH's very own Ashlee Ray about staying in the "classic zone" for the record, working with Miley Cyrus, and the approach to his hit single "Freaks".
"So fucking legendary" French replied after being asked to describe his upcoming album in three words. The rapper...
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.
Problem expressed that he had no idea the song would catch on the way it did. "It's crazy though," he said, "I had no intentions of doing the...
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. Barring the no-show of one of the concert's headliners, Nick Minaj, check our exclusive...
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...
Dec 12, 2012
week HotNewHipHop hit up Game’s home in L.A. for an exclusive tour and look
into his regular routine. Today, we bring you the second part of the Welcome
To My House tour.
part of the tour, Game shows HNHH’s Jen DeLeon the rest of his home, including
the bathrooms, his children’s rooms, his garage and backyard.
garage we get a glimpse at Game’s...
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:...
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...