• Meet Jon Bellion, The Co-Writer Of Eminem's "The Monster"
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    Eminem's new album, Marshall Mathers LP 2, officially hits stores tomorrow. The lead singles he's dropped thus far have left fans with opposing views-- some stand by their fierce support of Em, while others wish the old drug-addled rapper would return. No matter what you're opinion may be, one thing is for certain, and that's that Eminem knows how to reach the mainstream ("The Monster"), as well...
  • The Lakers Gave Kobe Bryant A Single Check For $24M
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    There are talks that Kobe Bryant will take a paycut after this season to allow the Lakers cap space to sign free agents, but for now he's the highest paid player in the league, and today he will receive a massive payday. As part of his contract, the Lakers are going to give Kobe a lump sum of over $24 million towards his $30 million contract today.  The remaining $6 million owed will then be...
  • Charts Don’t Lie: November 3
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    Last week we saw several independent rappers make their debut on the charts (sort of-- some of them didn't sell enough to actually chart, yet), but this week we return to the big guns, like Drake and DJ Khaled. Khaled is an interesting case, because while he is definitely considered among the 'big guns' aka mainstream stars, he didn't move mainstream numbers. Although Suffering From Success was...
  • Andrei Kirilenko Says Kobe & Durant Are Harder To Guard Than LeBron
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    Andrei Kirilenko says that guarding Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant is harder than guarding LeBron James. The Nets square off against the Heat tonight, and although they've lost 13 in a row to the two-time champs, Brooklyn feels that with their re-vamped lineup they have a solid shot at knocking the Heat off.  Part of that new lineup is Andrei Kirilenko who has been known for his defensive...
  • Wesley Johnson's Adidas Crazy 8 Customs
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    Lakers forward Wesley Johnson sought out customizer JBF Customs for his latest game day kicks. This python Adidas Crazy 8 was a collaborative effort between JBF and Megan Ann Wilson who delivered with a sweet looking python/ostrich design.The sneaker is constructed of both white ostrich and python with touches of grey python above the toe area and heel. Wesley Johnson wore the custom joints...
  • New Jordan CP3 VII Year Of The Snake
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    Chris Paul's signature sneaker gets the "YOTS" treatment with zodiac styling. A raspberry red upper features purple tongue work and an orangish midsole, contrasted by shades of blue on the laces and the lining. Patent leather placement pops on the toe box, while a translucent outsole is full of color. As of now, there is no concrete release date but signs point to an early 2014 date. 
  • Underrated Audio: October 26- November 1
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    This week we overloaded with music, thanks in most part to Halloween-- rappers love dropping their shit on a holiday of some sort or on some themed tip, and this year was no different.  Among the ton of mixtapes and singles we received, we've picked out four in particular that deserve a second look in this week's Underrated Audio.
  • Lyrics Of The Week: September 25-31
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    We're back, folks. There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific bars are often overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions. Keep in mind, these are the most noteworthy lyrics of the week, not necessarily the best. Also, it's hard to get everything right - if you notice any...
  • Dwyane Wade Gave Gabrielle Union A Heat Championship Ring
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    On Tuesday night the Miami Heat received their 2013 NBA Championship rings, and lifted their championship banner in a pre-game ring ceremony.  Members of the Heat weren't the only ones who were given a ring however, as Dwyane Wade surprised long time girlfriend, Gabrielle Union, with one of her own. Tuesday was actually Union's 41st birthday, and D Wade stopped by her party at Hyde night club...
  • Hotties Spotlight: Jeniffer Morel Interview and Photos
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    Tell us a bit about yourself and how you got into modelling?  Modeling has always been a passion of mine. I started modeling and taking professional pictures when I was in high school. But I've always loved being in front of the camera since the age of 5. Are you a hip hop fan? Who's your favorite current rapper? I am a hip hop fan. I would say my favorite rapper is still...
  • Kanye Rocks Red October Yeezy IIs In Celeb Kicks Of The Week
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    Usher may have shown off the best kicks of the year when he posted a picture of his birthday gift. He received a very rare Air Jordan 11 "Pantone" signed by the legend Tinker Hatfield. We saw Chris Paul attend the Yeezus concert in an exclusive pair of Air Jordan 9 "Bin23", while Yeezy himself rocked the yet-to-be-released Red October Yeezy 2's.Bow Wow showed off the most range in the heat this...
  • Grizzlies Teammates Dress As "White Men Can't Jump" Characters For Halloween
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    This past weekend is when most NBA players dressed up for Halloween as the season hadn't started yet, and we saw some solid costumes from the Thunder, and the Spurs, but Jon Leuer and Quincy Pondexter may have stolen the show.  The two dressed up as Billy Hoyle (Leuer), and Sidney Deane (Pondexter) from the classic basketball flick "White Men Can't Jump" for Halloween.  
  • Red October Yeezy 1
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    Still no "Red October" Yeezy 2's, but we do have a "Red October" Yeezy 1 courtesy of JBF Customs. According to JBF's site, the sneaker was reconstructed using two finished of genuine red python with patent leather accents and crushed velvet line, giving these kicks a somewhat romantic feel. Or maybe thats just from those rose pedals. If you're more into these, act fast. Only 3 more will be...
  • The Aftermath: Rappers & Artists Dressed Up For Halloween 2013
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    Last night celebrities flooded their Instagram accounts with photos of what they donned for this year's Halloween festivities. Some went the simple route, sporting a mask, some went all out with full body paint and a unique concept, and some wore basically nothing at all. We've combed over some of your favorite rappers Instagrams to show you what various artists were rocking for Halloween, so...
  • Contest Giveaway: Win Tickets To The Rick Ross "Mastermind" Tour
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    THE RULES ARE SIMPLE:1) Follow HotNewHipHop on Instagram and Facebook  2) Enter the comment below: "@HotNewHipHop.com, get me Rick Ross tickets in  CITY NAME! " 3) We will announce all 3 winners on November 8th.Winners will be chosen at random and announced in this article, so make sure to check back on the announcement dates.  Winners who are not following HNHH on Facebook and Instagram...
  • Metta World Peace Takes Subway To First Knicks Game
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    Prior to his debut in a Knicks uniform, Metta World Peace decided to touch base with his New York roots and ride the subway to Madison Square Garden. Growing up in Queensbridge, where his brother still lives, Metta (or Ron Artest, as he was known then) took the F train frequently, and he had not taken it in a long time so he felt prior to his first Knicks game would be a good chance.  Metta had...
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