• 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...
  • 20 References To Horror Flicks In Hip-Hop
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    As we've mentioned in previous features, the inspiration rappers draw from film can't be denied, and horror movies are no exception. Films such as American Psycho, The Omen, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Shining, The Exorcist and Rosemary's Baby have inspired many of your favorite emcees, and references to them show up regularly in their lyrics. From pioneers such as Public Enemy...
  • 10 NBA Players Who Will Break Out In The 2013-2014 Season
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    One of the many joys of a new NBA season is watching talented up-and-comers blossom into stars, making what sports fans vaguely refer to as "The Leap". It can come from many places and defines many things; sometimes a player reeks of potential and is destined for stardom (James Harden), there are those who exceed expectations when a teammate goes down(Paul George), still others (Jimmy Butler)...
  • LeBron 11 "Away" & More In NBA Nightly Sneaker Recap
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    On the NBA's opening night, we had an abundance of feet heat to talk about, with the LeBron 11 debut and Ray Allen's "Two Ring's" Jordan 11 PE. Last night, the rest of the NBA took to the floor to kick off their seasons.We saw LeBron break out the LeBron 11 "Away" but switch to the LeBron X at half. The usual Jordan's were on display, some PE LeBron X's, a lot of Kobe 8's, and a fair share of the...
  • Bun B Dope Red Jordan 1 LOTS
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    The all red "Legends of the Summer" Jordans that were worn during the Jay-Z/Justin Timberlake tour had sneakerheads hopeful that these tonal kicks would someday hit retail. It doesn't seem like they will be released, which means the pairs that were made are that much more exclusive.This particular glittery pair of the Air Jordan 1 "LOTS" belongs to Bun B who took to instagram to show off his...
  • Usher Shows Off Dope Jordan 11 "Pantone" Signed For His Birthday
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    Usher just won instagram by showing off his latest birthday gift. Jordan Brand's Mark Smith delivered this extremely exclusive pair of Air Jordan 11 "Pantone" to Usher as a birthday gift. Furthering the exclusivity of these kicks, they were signed by legendary designer Tinker Hatfield. Who knew he was such a big Usher fan? 
  • Allen Iverson Officially Retires From NBA, Watch His Top 10 Plays
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    PHILADELPHIA – Calling it a "happy day" and the end of a "great ride," former Philadelphia 76ers great Allen Iverson formally announced his retirement during a news conference Wednesday afternoon in the Sixers' home arena, over three years after he played his final NBA game.The 38-year-old Iverson, an 11-time All-Star, four-time NBA scoring champion and three-time All-NBA first-teamer, spent...
  • Bow Wow Got His Jordan Laney 5s Early, Shows Them Off
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    It shouldn't come as a surprise that the Jordan 5 "Laney" is popping up on instagram, since the official release is just days away. Recently, BET's 106 & Park host, Bow Wow took to instagram to taunt his followers, showing off his pair. The Air Jordan 5 "Laney" will hit retailers on November 2nd, with a price tag of $170. These will absolutely fly off the shelves. So, unless you got connects...
  • The Most Overused Sneaker Designs
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    Like anything, sneakers are guilty of taking on trends. Some trends stick around and are used again throughout the years, sparingly. Others, are just beaten to a pulp and become nauseating at the very site. Recently, there has been an overwhelming amount of repeated patterns and colorways that need to be addressed. Not all of these designs make the sneaker horrible, or unbearable, but everything...
  • Chris Bosh Videobombs LeBron After Heat's First Win (Video)
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    The Miami Heat started their season of right by receiving their championship rings, defeating an Eastern conference rival on a nationally televised game, and topping it all off with a Chris Bosh videobomb. During their historic 27 game winning streak, Bosh, LeBron James, and Dwyane Wade caught the videobomb bug when their teammates were being interviewed after wins - you can see my grades for...
  • 25 Photos Of Artists Wearing Halloween Costumes
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    Halloween arrives tomorrow, and it's the time of the year where grown ass men and women can get away with dressing up as whatever they want, really, and usually for women, that involves showing as much skin as possible. Rappers and celebrities like to one-up us regular folks by often wearing elaborate and intricate costumes, and so if you're in need of some procrastination or if you're in need...
  • Nike LeBron 11 "Miami Nights"
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    We've previously reviewed at this sneaker this sneaker as a "carbon fiber" Nike LeBron 11. Traditionally, the LeBron 11 is constructed of foamposite material. However, this "Miami Nights" version of the sneaker includes a carbon fiber print, as well as an icy blue sole that creeps its way onto the outsole.Cloaked in black, the sneaker is contrasted by fusion pink and includes dark grey accents....
  • Barack Obama Welcomes Derrick Rose Back To The NBA
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    One of the main storylines going into this season is the return of Derrick Rose, as fans had waited nearly a year and a half from the time he injured his ACL and he played real meaningful NBA minutes.  We saw him look explosive and return to form during the preseason, but he hadn't really made a full comeback until he played a regular season game.  One Chicago native that was hyped for D Rose's...
  • Gold Jordan XIs Worn On Opening Night: NBA Sneaker Recap
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    The NBA is back! And last night, there was plenty of heat that had the sneakerheads talking. Twitter was a buzz with people who either loved or hated Ray Allen's "Two Rings" Jordan 11 PE.LeBron's "Ring Night" 11's looked dope, and even Chris "Birdman" Andersen got in on the action, rocking the exclusive LeBron X "Championship Pack." Dwyane Wade wore his funky zebra-striped Li-Ning Way of Wade...
  • Guy In Office Dunks All Over Michael Jordan...Cardboard Cutout (Video)
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    Here's a funny Vine making the rounds of a dude dunking on Michael Jordan.  Well, that's the sensationalized title, but what it really is is a guy in an office who catches a mini ball in the post and makes some pivot moves on a life size Jordan cutout.  He then takes off and dunks all over cardboard Mike breaking him in half. If we had a MJ cutout in the BOA offices I gotta say I'd be doing...
  • Contest: Win Tickets to Snoop's Snoopadelic Halloween
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    HotNewHipHop has partnered up with IMP Entertainment and are giving away 2 pairs of tickets to the Snoopadelic Halloween Experience hosted by Snoop Dogg this Thursday, October 31st, at Boulevard3 in Hollywood - Los Angeles, CA. CONTEST RULES: 1. Follow @HotNewHipHop on Instagram.2. Repost this photo and include "@HotNewHipHop #HNHHHALLOWEEN" in the caption. Two winners will win a pair of...
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