Review: Fabolous' "Soul Tape 3" Mixtape

In November, Atlanta rapper Trinidad James caused a firestorm with comments he made while performing in Brooklyn, New York City. After multiple rappers (most notably Maino) called him out for...

  • Review: Fabolous' "Soul Tape 3" Mixtape
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    In November, Atlanta rapper Trinidad James caused a firestorm with comments he made while performing in Brooklyn, New York City. After multiple rappers (most notably Maino) called him out for stating that ATL rappers run NYC musically, the Def Jam signee finally admitted he chose the wrong venue. Veteran Brooklyn rapper Fabolous chose not to respond to James publicly, instead choosing to let...
  • Hip-Hop's New Year's Eve: Rappers Celebrate 2014
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    As we continue to recover from New Year's Eve festivities, memories from the evening are slowly coming back to us. Despite how hype you believe your night was, it probably can't compare to the level at which the rap game's elite partied. From Rihanna's elaborate New York City penthouse bash to Diddy's star-studded party at the Versace mansion in Miami, no one turns up quite like the urban...
  • Top 10 Celebrity Sneakers Of 2013
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    Red October, gamma blue, elephant print, camo print; you get the idea. 2013 was filled with a ton of polarizing colorways and designs that even had the celebrities itching to get a pair. The Jordan "Legends of the Summer" Pack, "Red October" Yeezy's and a rare pair of "Pantone" Air Jordan 11s all made there way into the spotlight throughout the year. Actors, rappers, ballers, and comedians all...
  • HotNewHipHop's Top Trolls Of 2013
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    We at HotNewHipHop are quite aware of our user community, which is very unique in and of itself. If you're on HNHH every day, you get used to seeing certain users all up in the comments, blasting their opinion or inciting arguments. We enjoy the colorful commentary you guys leave on all our posts, albeit we do have some trolls that get out of hand at times, but most of all, it's you guys who keep...
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: Dec 23-29
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    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion. This edition features Fabolous, 2 Chainz, Lil Wayne, and more! Take a look at the list in the gallery above, and feel free to let us know your own...
  • Hottest Albums Of 2013
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    2013 has been a pretty crazy year for albums. We saw many rappers trying to create the biggest "event" around their projects-- whether it be Jay Z's Samsung rollout, Kanye West's projections, Eminem's SuperBowl announcement, or Drake's omni-presence of new tracks.  Things became even more divisive when it came to the music, but we've attempted to break down the hottest albums of the year...
  • Air Jordan 3 Katrina Release Info
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    The Air Jordan 3 "Katrina" will reportedly hit retailers on March 8th, 2014. This colorway was originally auctioned off on EBay to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The latest addition to the plethora of Jordan 3s slated to drop in 2014 features white tumbled leather throughout the upper. It's reminiscent of the white/cement 3 with its use of the cement print in all the...
  • Crazy Adidas D.Rose 4.5 Colorways Revealed
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    The Adidas D Rose 4.5 has officially been unveiled in a wide variety of colorways. The shoes are scheduled to release in 3 of these colorways on January 30th, for $130. The zebra printed upper is present on all models of the D Rose 4.5, each with a different story and inspiration behind its look. Some of the sneakers pay tribute to Chicago and its cultural heritage why others draw on inspiration...
  • Hottest Mixtapes Of 2013
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    Mixtapes are a staple within the hip-hop genre, and as the genre continues to evolve with the advances of technology (aka the internet), so are mixtapes. Rappers are constantly trying to outdo each other in the mixtape game, whether it be creating completely original projects, unique concepts or joint efforts, and roll-outs to intrigue fans. Mixtapes often serve as a great introductions to a...
  • Disappointing Projects Of 2013
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    2013 was a great year for hip-hop fans. Pusha T finally released his long-awaited debut album My Name Is My Name and did not disappoint his fans. Kanye West christened himself a deity with Yeezus. J. Cole went back to his roots with his sophomore album Born Sinner and proved that Jay Z and Roc Nation were right in signing him. Drake’s Nothing Was The Same helped solidify him as one of the...
  • Kevin Hart's Grey Air Yeezy 1
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    In case you didn't get enough of Kevin Hart on nearly every commercial the past week, here he is again. The funny man was out and about in LA after watching the Heat take on the Lakers on Christmas day. The Nike Air Yeezy 1 was Hart's shoe of choice, and he also wore a jacket that had to be a size XXS.
  • Charts Don’t Lie: December 29
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    The past week brought Christmas, which undoubtedly brought sales in all departments, music or otherwise. However not all hip-hop artists were lucky enough to benefit from this Christmas season. Although B.o.B released his album Underground Luxury just in time to enjoy some holiday giving, his album fell completely flat, managing to debut at #22 this week on the Billboard 200, moving only 35k....
  • Top 10 Ugliest Kicks Of 2013
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    For all the Taxis, Gamma Blue 11s, and Laneys comes a ton of atrocious, volatile kicks that make us wonder how they ever made it to retail. Each person has their own preferences, but there are always a bunch of black sheep that stand out from the crowd as being downright ugly. Thats why we're here today; to expose the most barbaric, rotten, and lousy kicks of 2013.
  • Breakthrough Artists Of 2013
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    As the Internet expands and social media continues to bring us all closer together, more and more artists are able to attain widespread exposure, for better or worse. Not only are we introduced to new voices every year, progressively-minded veterans continue to join the digital renaissance as well, and there are those who distinguish themselves from the pack, leaving a greater impression than...
  • Underrated Audio: December 21- December 27
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    Although it is the holidays, rappers never stop putting in work. Rappers love to release shit on holidays specifically, and this year was no different. Quite a few artists came through with big records in the spirit of Xmas, but there were also some smaller gems which we're shining light on in Underrated Audio. Have a look through to see what you may have missed in the past seven days.
  • Nike Flightposite Carbon Fiber Release Info
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    The all black, carbon fiber Nike Air Flightposite looks to be making a return in 2014. The sleek, all black look is a nice change of pace from the crazy and vibrant colorways we've previously seen getting retro'd. The iconic zipper shroud is held down by carbon fiber overlays which really make the black upper stand out. White swooshes complete the look on what could be the...
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