• DJ Khaled Shows Off Infrared 23 Air Jordan 6
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    The much anticipated Air Jordan 6 "Infrared 23" has already made its way into DJ Khaled's collection. The sweet looking, new colorway will hit all retailers on February 15th. 
  • 10 Facts About The Air Jordan 10
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    The Air Jordan 10 has been getting a lot of publicity lately with the Bobcats and Cool Grey/Infrared releases. Prior to that it was the "Chicago Bulls" and "Steel" colorways, among others.    The Air Jordan 10 is far from the most popular Jordan silhouette, but the "Powder Blue" colorway dropping next month is going to be one of the most hyped sneakers of the year. With all the added...
  • Review: Ty Dolla $ign's "Beach House" EP
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    With the recent release of his EP Beach House, Ty Dolla $ign has been on our radar for a while. The West Coast rapper, responsible for producing and writing the hit “Toot It And Boot It” for YG, has since made a name for himself through two successful mixtapes, Beach House and Beach House 2. Within two years, he signed to both Atlantic Records and Taylor Gang Records, and released a...
  • 15 Fine Art References In Hip-Hop Music
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    Many emcees (especially those in the limelight) display an appreciation for the finer things in life, and art is no exception. Although a less common source of inspiration, you will catch the occasional fine art reference in rap music, Jay Z's "Picasso Baby" being only the most recent example. The New Oxford American Dictionary denies fine art as "creative art, especially visual art, whose...
  • Detailed Look: Nike Kobe 9 Elite Inspiration
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    The Nike Kobe 9 Elite "Inspiration" will be releasing on March 1st. The "Inspiration" was unveiled yesterday along with two other colorways, but the Nike Kobe 9 "Inspiration" is the sneaker Kobe will be lacing up when he returns to action for the Lakers.
  • Charts Don’t Lie: January 26
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    This week the charts remained relatively calm, with no hip-hop new-comers to speak of yet. However, Ty Dolla $ign recently dropped his new Beach House EP, so we'll have to see how well that does sales-wise next week. This past week was Kid Ink's second week on the Billboard 200, and while he wasn't able to maintain a spot within the top 20 of the Billboard 200, he was pretty close, dropping to...
  • Red Air Jordan 11 Low Fierce
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    Lady sneaker artist Fetti D'Biaski, aka the Sneaker Fairy, designed the all red Air Jordan 11 Low "Fierce." The custom Jordan 11 low features a totally red construction from outsole to upper. The only signs contrast from the fierce creation is the black inner lining and branding at the 3rd lace slot.  What's the word; Cop or Not?
  • Underrated Audio: January 18- January 24
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    This past week we did receive quite a few massive hip-hop records, including a new banger from the Young Money crew, a massive remix of YG's "My Nigga," and a stand-out ScHoolboy Q record "Break The Bank," among other Very Hotttt releases. While we can basically guarantee you'll be seeing all three of these cuts in our Top 100, today we're taking a look at the records that flew under the...
  • New Custom Air Jordan 3 Scorpion
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    Mache Customs is the mastermind behind the Air Jordan 3 "Scorpion." The custom features sweet art work inspired by the classic Mortal Kombat character. The "Fear" Air Jordan 3 was used as the base, and the rest is history.
  • Nike LeBron 11 Graffiti Release News
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    The Nike LeBron 11 "Graffiti" will hit retailers tomorrow, with a $200 price tag. Nike has previously used graffiti style graphics in limited release fashion, on the LeBron 4 and again on the LeBron 8 V2. These highly popular kicks were difficult to get your hands on, and you can expect the same headache if you're digging the Nike LeBron 11. The Nike LeBron 11 "NYC...
  • Review: Ace Hood's "Starvation 3"
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    If the first Starvation mixtape proved to be a metaphor for Ace Hood’s unmitigated hunger for the level of super stardom usually reserved for rappers like his friend, Lil Wayne, then Starvation 3 makes Ace Hood sound as hungry as ever, except this time around, the production values are a lot better. Of course Ace Hood is a lot closer to his goal than he was when the first Starvation...
  • Ria Christina  - The Lead Girl Of Schoolboy Q's "Man Of The Year" (Interview & Gallery)
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    Who's that girl in the Schoolboy Q Music Video?  It's the girl you've been spending the last week trying to find all over the internet, ever since you saw the homie Schoolboy Q's visuals for 'Man of the Year'. Hawaii native Ria Christina is a Filipino/Irish mix beauty. Get to know her by reading our interview below.  Watch Schoolboy Q - "Man of the Year"...
  • Raekwon Discusses How The Internet Changed Hip-Hop
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    Raekwon and Talib Kweli met up in Brooklyn, New York to film their upcoming video for the track they did together, "Violations." While they were filming, HotNewHipHop met up with Raekwon to pose him a question, how he thinks the internet has impacted hip- hop. Raekwon says it goes both ways, "People is people, you know? You get some of the greatest agitators out there in the [...] internet...
  • Carmelo Anthony Curses Out 76er's Fan
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    The Knicks took another devastating loss last night, at home, against the Philadelphia 76er's. Knicks fans were outraged by the time the final seconds ticked down, and booed their hometown heroes into the locker room. 76er's fans were apparently taking their shots at the Knicks also, and Melo wasn't having it anymore. According to reports, in the final minutes of the game a fan yelled at...
  • Pull Out For What? Rappers With A Lot Of Kids
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    Part of the rapper lifestyle means lots of travelling, lots of fans and/or groupies, and hardly any time to settle down and wife up. Thus it may not come as a surprise that rapper seeds often get sprinkled across the states, and often times, they've got multiple baby mamas.  Some rappers have become more notorious for doing this more than others, and those are the ones we're looking at...
  • New Air Jordan 1 Mid Infrared 23
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    The Air Jordan 1 Mid "Infrared 23" is the latest in the growingly line of infrared inspired Air Jordans. The upper is constructed of a tonal black leather, using infrared accents on the vibrant midsole, laces and branding. A release date has not been announced but these should be a popular pick-up when they drop.
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