• Kendrick Lamar Stays True To Control Verse
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    True to his verse on Big Sean's Control track, Kendrick Lamar showed up to the 2013 VMA's in T-shirt and Nike Cortez. And I ain't rockin no more designer shit/White T’s and Nike CortezPictured above, Kendrick broke out the Nike Cortez in Nylon Suede Grey and White, perhaps one of the least hyped up colorways of an already low key model. Is Kendrick going to bring back this original Nike...
  • Charts Don't Lie: August 25
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    This week we really saw the effects of Kendrick Lamar's verse on "Control" transfer over to the charts. The rapper's debut album, which officially went platinum this past week, has been slowly creeping back up the charts, something we've been seeing on Charts Don't Lie over the past weeks. Rather than jumping the usual few places this week though, K. Dot leaped 17 spots into the top 50 of the...
  • Underrated Audio: August 17-23
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    We got quite a few new mixtapes this week, including one really big one from Dizzy Wright, The Golden Age. The tape has been getting Dizzy a lot of love, which is definitely a good thing for the Las Vegas emcee on his grind, and the project is probably his most high-profile yet. As another week wraps up, peep five records that dropped over the past seven days which weren't racking up views like...
  • 11 Best Drake "Nothing Was The Same" Memes
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    Drake unveiled the artwork for the standard and deluxe editions of his new album Nothing Was The Same this past week. As with all things Drake, memes soon ensued. Like with Drizzy's Take Care art, people were polarized with their thoughts on it. Is it dope? Is it weird? Is it art? We'll let you have that discussion in the comments. For now, click through some of the best memes we found...
  • Gurkha F5 Popular In NBA?
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    J.R. Smith made the papers last week when he was spotted driving around NYC in a $450,000 Gurkha F5 truck.  Later it was revealed that the vehicle belonged to the rap group SBOE and J.R. was just a passenger, but it was clear that people were buzzing over the lavish purchase. We took a look at some of the Dopest and Craziest Rides NBA players have, and looking at the ruckus over this Gurkha it...
  • Tina Colada: HNHH Exclusive Hotties Photoshoot
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    You may recognize Tina Colada from appearances in Sweets and Black Men magazine, but today she's making her debut as an HNHH Hottie! The New York beauty sports some fresh, cool grey Jordan 9s and not much else in our exclusive photoshoot! Take a look at Tina's photos in the gallery above, and some behind-the-scenes footage of her shoot below.  You can see more of Tina on her official...
  • Swizz Beatz And Fabolous Drop In At Ruckers Park
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    Both Swiszz Beatz and Fabolous dropped in at Rucker's Park to show off Reebok's #1 Draft Pick Question Mid. The impromptu appearance was most likely a PR stunt by Reebok to boost sales of their latest Reebok Question colorway, which released today. Fans of the colorway can pick there's up online from Reebok today for $120 here. 
  • Best Backpacks For Back To School
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    For many of us, the start of the school year is right around the corner, and with each inaugural class year, its always best to start off looking your best. We teamed up with Karmaloop to bring you our favorite styles of backpacks from brands like Herschel, Obey, Vans, Sprayground and more to help you pickout the perfect pack for back to school. Click through to get started!
  • Review: Earl Sweatshirt's "Doris"
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    Among Odd Future’s colorful cast, Earl Sweatshirt is almost reserved. Almost. Earl’s kept a relatively low profile since his return to the States from Samoa last year. He was all but reclusive until the release of “Chum” last November, a record that showed the same lyrical prowess of his debut mixtape Earl minus the outlandish alludes to rape and kidnapping. After nearly a year since...
  • Review: A$AP Ferg's "Trap Lord"
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    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...
  • Most Memorable VMA Moments
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    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,...
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: August 12-19
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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 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...
  • Contest: Win Tickets to Rock The Bells 2013
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    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!  CONTEST RULES: 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...
  • Back To School Kicks
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    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...
  • 10 Crazy NBA Hairstyles
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    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.
  • Review: Trinidad James' "10 Pc. Mild"
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    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...
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