For many of us, the start of the school year is right around the corner, and with each inaugural class year, its always best to start off looking your best.
We teamed up with Karmaloop to bring you our favorite styles of backpacks from brands like Herschel, Obey, Vans, Sprayground and more to help you pickout the perfect pack for back to school. Click through to get started!
Aug 23, 2013
Among Odd Future’s colorful cast, Earl Sweatshirt is almost reserved. Almost.
Earl’s kept a relatively low profile since his return to the States from Samoa last year. He was all but reclusive until the release of “Chum” last November, a record that showed the same lyrical prowess of his debut mixtape Earl minus the outlandish alludes to rape and kidnapping. After nearly a year since...
Aug 22, 2013
Earlier this year, hip-hop bible XXL Magazine featured rappers A$AP Rocky and French Montana on its cover declaring New York rap is back. While the focus of the game has shifted to other parts of the country in the past several years or so, there are some native New York emcees that are doing their part to rep their city. Harlem’s own A$AP Mob, led by the somewhat eccentric A$AP Rocky, have...
Aug 22, 2013
With the MTV Video Music Awards going down this Sunday, Auguse 25th, the excitement continues to grow as we approach the weekend. The list of performers lined up for this year's event alone leaves us with big expectations. One of music's biggest night is going down at Brooklyn's Barclays and with performances by an all-star crew, including Kanye West, Drake, 2 Chainz, Miley Cyrus, Daft Punk,...
Aug 22, 2013
This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion. This edition features Big Sean, King los, Meek Mill and more! Take a look at the list in the gallery above, and feel free to let us know your own favorite tracks in...
HotNewHipHop is giving away tickets for Rock The Bells 2013 (Los Angeles and San Francisco). Enter our contest to see Kendrick Lamar, J.Cole, Juicy J, Kid Cudi take the stage at the 10th year anniversary!
1. Follow @HotNewHipHop and Guerilla Union on Instagram.2. Repost this photo and include the city and #HNHHRTB in the caption. Example: LA #HNHHRTB3. You're...
Nike Sportswear decided to go with a clean look while designing the Air Max 1's of the color pack.With 3 sneakers in this pack, they all have the exact same color blocking aside one color. These kicks interchange a forest green, a varsity red and a cool grey on the mudguard, the eyelets, the air bubble and the Nike Air branding on the tongue.This super simple trifecta of kicks are perfect for...
The NBA has seen some wild hairstyles over the year, most notably Dennis Rodman, but the current players of the league have memorable styles they rock on court. Today we look at our top 10 crazy hairdos so let us know who you think is the top guy and who got snubbed.
Aug 20, 2013
2012’s Don’t Be S.A.F.E. flew under the radar for the hip-hop masses. Aside from smash hits “Female$ Welcomed” and “All Gold Everything”, nobody quite knew the true identity of Trinidad James. Many eyebrows were raised when James inked a deal with Def Jam worth $2 million. Skeptics argued that he would be a one-hit wonder, and fail to live up to expectations. With verses in both A$AP...
Chevy Woods is a busy man. HNHH had the chance to sit down with the Taylor Gang rapper during a stop on the "Under The Influence" tour, in which he revealed some of the many projects he has going, as well as shedding some light on his early days working with Wiz Khalifa.
"I've actually been working on it for a year," Chevy said of his upcoming Gangland II mixtape, which he explained was partly...
HotNewHipHop and RUVilla have partnered up to give Big Sean fans VIP treatment at his Ohio "Hall of Fame" block party, where the winners and a friend get to cut the line and take a photo with him.
1. Follow @HotNewHipHop and @RUVilla on Instagram2. Repost this photo and include #HNHHHOF in the caption3. You're automatically entered into the...
Aug 19, 2013
With wealth comes the opportunity to make extravagant purchases. While NBA players love to rack up obscene tabs in night clubs and blow cash on sports cars, usually the biggest investment they'll make is in their homes. Some of these residences are hard for us normal folks to even comprehend. Let's take a look at 10 Most Impressive Homes Owned By NBA Players.
Aug 19, 2013
There are some tracks you can listen to on repeat, for days on end, and you'll never get tired of hearing it. A track as a whole has many elements that come into play which gives it that timeless feel, including the rapper, the lyrics and the production. The production is what we're focusing on in this list, not necessarily the tracks that we love because the lyrics are deep or the rapper's flow...
Aug 18, 2013
This week was obviously a memorable one for hip-hop, with Big Sean's "Control" dropping and a Kendrick Lamar frenzy ensuing. While the verse has received way more attention than we could have imagined, plenty of rappers are retaliating and introducing new excitement into the rap game which isn't a bad thing. We will have to wait and see how long this lasts, but in the meantime it's just making...