10 Detroit Players From The Underground

The Motor City is not necessarily a mecca when it comes to hip-hop, however, it is home to several big names in rap, the first to come to mind are probably Eminem and Big Sean. More recently, Danny...

  • 10 Detroit Players From The Underground
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    The Motor City is not necessarily a mecca when it comes to hip-hop, however, it is home to several big names in rap, the first to come to mind are probably Eminem and Big Sean. More recently, Danny Brown has been stepping into the limelight outside of his city, with his album Old undoubtedly making many year-end lists and serving as Danny's lee-way to bigger and better things. Other rappers to...
  • Review: Childish Gambino's "Because The Internet"
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    Originality is a rarity in modern hip-hop, and when an experimental album comes along, it tends to polarize listeners initially. Take Kanye West's new album Yeezus, for example. Its minimalism, raw emotion and amalgamation of genres was difficult for many diehard fans to stomach at first (not to mention the left-field visuals). Childish Gambino's Because the Internet has similarly polarized...
  • Air Jordan 5 Blue Frost
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    Ecentrik Artistry's Air Jordan 5 "Blue Frost" custom utilizes the Laney 5 as its base. Seeing a Laney turn into this will make some stomaches turn, but others are into the one of a kind look. Festive graphics adorn the icy blue upper which can be purchased now. Using either the Laney, or Grape as the base, the custom will run you a cool $475. Is it worth the asking price?
  • Fantasy Street Fights: 20 Rapper Match-Ups [Update: Winners Announced]
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    Well, shout out Herm Edwards for this one! You guys have been asking us to do a street fight match-up for rappers, so we came through.  We've pitted rapper against rapper, based loosely off the size/height (and in some cases relationships) of each rapper, to make for a fair fight. There are 20 different match-ups for you to weigh in on. Vote for who you think would beat who in a street...
  • A Hip-Hop Head Holiday Gift Guide
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    Although Hannukah went down early this year, Christmas is still right around the corner. With that in mind, we've decided to help you pick out your gifts (or perhaps you'll just add something to your wishlist!) this year with a Holiday Gift Guide perfect for the hip-hop head. We've included 15 items that might pique the interest of a fervent hip-hop fan, from a Snoop Dogg vaporizer pen, to a J....
  • Nike KD6 Christmas
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    The Nike KD 6 “Christmas” will release on December 26th, 2013. The red upper'd, green midsole'd Nike KD6 features a green lace lock which is something the KD model has never endorsed. Gold swooshes and KD on the heel round out the Christmas kick. 
  • Knicks Embarrassingly Lose By 41 Points To Celtics At Home
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    NEW YORK – The Boston Celtics demolished the New York Knicks, 114-73, behind a game-high 23 points from Jordan Crawford at Madison Square Garden on Sunday. The Atlantic Division-leading Celtics (10-12) ran wire-to-wire for the win over a Knicks squad (5-14) that was going for its first three-game winning streak of the season. Instead, Boston picked up its third victory in a row to extend a...
  • Charts Don't Lie: December 8
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    This week nothing major dropped in terms of hip-hop. Nonetheless, overall album sales went up by 42%. To what can we blame this spike in sales? It would be safe to say Black Friday, which is basically the commencement of the holiday season/shopping frenzy. It's interesting to see the effects on the charts, as many of the rap albums we're looking at today were affected positively from this season...
  • Underrated Audio: November 30- December 6
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    Underrated Audio provides you with a few joints we feel deserve an extra look or two from the last seven days. This week we give some more shine to A$AP Nast, another New Yorker who's a female by the name of Leaf, Nikko Lafre and Shlohmo.  Peep those four cuts in the gallery above, and let us know what underrated piece of audio you've been digging this week.
  • 30 Photos Of Rappers Hanging With Animals
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    For no particular reason other than the fact that animals are fucking cute, we present to you a photo list of rappers chilling with a variety of animals. From the most common, dogs, to baby tigers, penguins, dolphins, parrots and cats, rappers show love for all species, and they also show that no one's too cool for some one-on-one animal time. Take some time on your Saturday to scroll through...
  • Hashtagged Hotties 9: Girls To Follow On Instagram
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    Looking to spice up your Instagram feed? We have you covered. In our latest edition of Hashtagged Hotties, we've compiled a list of 8 beautiful women you can follow right now! Follow HNHH on Instagram:
  • Review: Rich Homie Quan's "I Promise I Will Never Stop Going In"
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    Rich Homie Quan dominated the summer with his smash single “Type of Way.” The song made its way onto the Billboard chart and helped catapult the Atlanta rapper’s career (and bank account) into a new stratosphere. Before he drops his debut album, the Atlanta native released the DJ Drama-hosted I Promise I Will Never Stop Going In mixtape with the hopes of proving that he’s much more than a...
  • Fat Joe Licks His Jordan 11s To Show They're Clean
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    Fat Joe is still practicing the technique of licking the soles of his deadstock sneakers. We all remember the episode of MTV Cribs where he proved his Olympic 7s were clean by licking the soles. The most recent soles Fat Joe slobbered over were the "Gamma Blue" Air jordan 11, which are a release that has everybody drooling. The GB 11s will officially release on December 23rd, but as we've seen...
  • LeBron To Star In Basketball Movie With Kevin Hart As Brothers
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    LeBron James continues his quest for not only NBA dominance, but global dominance, as he's signed on Kevin Hart to co-star alongside him in a feature film called "Ballers." The movie is about two brothers, and one is an NBA star (James) while the other is frustrated with living in the shadow of his superstar sibling (Hart), but gets a chance to prove himself at a fantasy camp. Kevin Hart will...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Nov. 28- Dec. 4)
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    Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter. Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans. This week features Tyler, The Creator, Action Bronson, Chief Keef and more!
  • LeBron 11 "Black History Month"
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    The regal looking Nike LeBron 11 "BHM" features a predominately black upper with BHM graphics on the overlays. King James' lion head logo and crowns stand out on the foamposite overlays, while other graphics make their way throughout the upper. The royal purple outsole makes the shoe, with its gold speckles that compliment the gold branding seen on the upper. The shoe will be ready for release...
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