• Birdman Andersen Victim Of "Catfish Triangle" Sexual Scandal
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    It can be scary out there for pro athletes as they become targets for people looking to make quick cash, and even extort them at times.  Turns out Chris "Birdman" Andersen was a victim of such crime, but the silver lining is his name has now been cleared. As reported by Sports Illustrated's Jon Wertheim, when Birdman was still with the Nuggets he engaged in a sexual relationship with a 17 year...
  • Contest: Win Passes For A3C Festival
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    HotNewHipHop is giving away 5-day passes for A3C Festival, taking place in Atlanta, GA from October 2nd - October 6th. Enter our contest to see SchoolBoy Q, Bun B and many more take the stage. CONTEST RULES: 1. Follow @HotNewHipHop on Instagram.2. Repost this photo and include "@HotNewHipHop #HNHHA3C" in the caption.3. You're automatically entered into the contest. Winners will be...
  • Photos From LeBron James' Private 3 Day Wedding
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    LeBron James and long-time girlfriend Savannah Brinson were married this weekend at Del Grand Mar Hotel over a three-day event.  They kept the guest list at a modest number, inviting only 200 people, but the people on the list were anything but.  Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union were in attendance as well as Jay Z and Beyonce, who performed.  Ne-Yo also sang at the...
  • Rihanna's Best And Hottest Kicks
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  • Kevin Gates Talks Prison, Depression & Choosing Music Over Street Life
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    Kevin Gates, a New Orleans, Baton Rouge native, had a tough time leaving the street life alone to focus completely on his music. It's a feat he seems to have finally accomplished though, but his troubled past is still well-documented in his lyrics. If you aren't familiar with the rapper's discography, which includes the stand-out album Stranger Than Fiction, we're about to make you...
  • Lakers Fully Reveal Black "Hollywood Nights" Jerseys
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    The Los Angeles Lakers recently gave fans a sneak preview of their black Hollywood Nights alternative jerseys. Now they give a full look at the dark uniforms.Featuring purple stitching number and lettering which is outlined by gold, the new jerseys will be worn for some home game. Jeanie Buss is featured in the preview which was posted on the Lakers Instagram account, and she words it perfectly...
  • Origins: The Samples From The Weeknd's "Kiss Land"
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    We know that The Weeknd is not considered hip hop, but you can't escape Kiss Land as a great production piece. The Weeknd is known to be one of the new faces of R&B and Drake's go-to guy for an R&B feature. With no surprise, you'll also find Drizzy Drake featured on this project on "Live For." Out of the 10 tracks on Kiss Land, not counting the bonus tracks, we found 5 were sampled by other...
  • A$AP Rocky's SIgnature Sneaker Release
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    A$AP Rocky's project with Jeremy Scott finally has a release date, dropping on September 28th. This blacked-out Wings model features horizontal black stripes creating the "Black Flag" nickname. You can checkout Jeremy Scott's vine footage below announcing the release date, and stick to SneakerMob in the meantime for more information as to where you can get your hands on a pair for your...
  • Jay Z Sells Ownership Of Barclays Center For $1.5M
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    Jay Z’s involvement with the Brooklyn Nets is officially coming to a close.   After recently unloading his stake in the team to new head coach Jason Kidd, the Roc Nation mogul has now also sold his minimal share of the Barclays center in Brooklyn. Although it was “only” one-fifth of a percentage, the value was $1.5 million, as reported by Forbes.  Jay sold one-fifteenth of a percent of...
  • Review: Gucci Mane's "Diary of a Trap God"
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    When Gucci Mane released his World War 3 series on iTunes last month, it was merely a hint of what was to come. The first shots were fired on September 7th, when Guwop and Waka Flocka engaged in a Twitter argument. As more names got involved , the feud grew nastier. The peak of Gucci’s Twitter rant came on September 9th, when he put moguls such as Jeezy, Nicki Minaj, and T.I. on blast. Riding...
  • Jay Z Attends LeBron's Wedding With Beyonce, Who Performed
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    LeBron James recently got married to his long-time girlfriend, Savannah Brinson, at a three-day event.  Wanting to keep it fairly low-key, the couple only invited around 200 guests, which included Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union,  Ray Allen, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, Pat Riley, Erik Spoelstra, and two heavy hitters in Jay Z and Beyonce. Not only did the hip hop royalty attend the wedding,...
  • Most Educated Rappers
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    With school back in session, we've decided to take a look at some of the rappers with college educations. Ashlee Ray goes through the list of both graduates, and College Dropouts in her latest video. Some of them may surprise you! Check it out below.
  • Top 30 Mixtape Weezy Tracks
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    Mixtape Weezy-- somewhat of a legendary title that continues to be cited as the rapper's hungriest and most engaging form. With the release of Dedication 5, the discussion about this particular brand of Wayne was rampant once again. Was Mixtape Weezy back? or was D5 just more of the same recycled punchlines we've been hearing from his last few releases? A consensus was not made, and seldom is...
  • Fresh Prince Jordan Sneakers
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    Over the past few months we have seen leaked images of many pairs of Jordan "Bel-Air" sneakers. These shoes of course taking inspiration from the TV show, Fresh Prince of Bel-air, where Will Smith constantly wore Jordan sneakers. Click through the slides to see all of the Bel-Air sneakers so you can plan for their releases in October.
  • Riff Raff's Creates Ugliest Custom Sneaker
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    Riff Raff showed off his custom Jordan 1 Mids, dubbed the "Real Boy" Jordan 1s. Complete with Carolina Blue Laces and a self portait along the paneling, the shoe features an array of colors swirled across the upper as well as "Riff Raff" in flowing cursive writing. The seven second vine is hardly long enough to explain the exact meaning, if any, behind these custom Jordan 1s, but they certainly...
  • Fresh Prince Tribute Jordans
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    The Fresh Prince truly was fresh, debuting many Jordan models over the years. The Jordan 5 was the most commonly seen Jordan, as Will Smith rocked a slew of colorways, popularizing the casual wear of Jordan sneakers. Fittingly, Jordan Brands "Bel-Air" Jordan retro utilizes the Jordan 5, combining the graffiti style coloring found in the show's title logo. The mauve upper and different liners in...
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