Staff picks for the week of July 29th to August 4th.
Former athletes and entertainers are becoming synonymous with the word "broke". Many athletes have signed lofty contracts and lost it all. Much like Mike Tyson. A vast majority of players aren't financially responsible which ultimately leaves them bankrupt. Some have gambled their money away or carried an entourage too big for their checkbook.
This past week we saw a pretty solid amount of music get released, however, all things turned to Drake when his single "All Me" dropped (so it really is All Drake). But for Underrated Audio we will take the focus off Drizzy for a minute and present you with five tracks from the past week that may have been swallowed up by those huge joints from Drake, 2 Chainz, etc.
Scroll through the gallery to see the Top 10 music videos on hotnewhiphop for the month of July
Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter. Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans. This week features Slim Thug, Chief Keef, Gunplay and more!
The relationship between basketball and gangs is no secret. Traditionally the best basketball players often came out of the most impoverished areas, in which they had very little options other than balling or joining a set.
Earlier we previewed the Bel Air Jordan 6 Rings slated to release along side the Jordan 5 of the same colorway. Today, KicksorDie previews this colorway in video format, revealing that the 6 Rings will be available in Men Sizing. What do you think of this Jordan 6 Rings colorway?
Kevin Gates doesn't seem to do much talking, but he doesn't really need to when his music says it all. Kevin Gates is a rapper who comes from the streets of Baton Rouge, Lousiana, and chose to focus on his rap life instead of the streets. His music reflects this, and in it he expresses himself in ways not many gangsters usually do.
Following the recent release of his music video for "Twerk It", Busta Rhymes announced earlier today the features for the upcoming remix.
Rap is a young man’s game. No matter how much you may disagree, the fact remains that there are a good bit of rhymesayers who have secured their financial future from making a successful entry into the rap arena and conquering other avenues.
It's been 25 years since the Air Jordan Cement Black III's have hit the court and these shoes are still being spotted on the feet of some of the most fashionable people in the world. For those of you that don't have confidence in your sense of style, take some notes from these taste makers on how to rock your Air Jordan Cement Black 3's.
Jay Z is trying to sign all the young talented professional athletes he can to his Roc Nation Sports agency. One of his first major signings was inking a deal with the Thunder’s Kevin Durant, and Jigga brought his client out to a Dodgers game while they were in Los Angeles. Thunder teammate Russell Westbrook was at the game, along with L.A. Clipper Chris Paul, and L.A.
Much is already being made for the upcoming free agent crop in the summer of 2014 with wild rumors circulating of Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James teaming up in Los Angeles. While LeBron James seems content in Miami after three straight Finals appearances and back-to-back championships, Melo and the Knicks are not favored to even come out of the East with many ranking them as low as the fifth be
Like all social media platforms, Instagram has become a hugely popular device not only for the average person but for celebrities and entertainers as well. In this day and age, a person's worth can be determined by how many people like their Insta photo or Facebook status.
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 Childish Gambino, Nipsey Hussle, Tech N9ne, and more!
Teyana Taylor x adidas Originals Harlem GLC ‘Dark Knight’ First Look Jul 30, 2013 at 10:26am 3,951 Views
Teyana Taylor has once again collaborated with Adidas after the success of her first shoe “Harlem GLC.” As the name of the shoe title would infer the shoe is completely black. It features a leather upper, and a snake scale texture, with a rubber caging, “crown” ankle detailing.The shoe is supposedly suppose to drop on "Black Friday"(November 29th).
Yesterday we got news that Daniel “Boobie” Gibson had turned himself over to authorities in New Orleans as he was charged with battery. The Cavaliers guard, who is married to R&B singer, Keyshia Cole, was later released on bail.The only details heard were that the altercation took place at the Essence Music Festival earlier in July. Keyshia Cole was one of the performers at the event,
HotNewHipHop and RUVilla have partnered up to give Mindless Behavior fans VIP treatment at their meet and greets this week, where the winner and a friend get to cut the line and take a photo with the group. Contest Rules:
The Game Won $50K From Baron Davis Betting On Drew League Championship Jul 30, 2013 at 12:47am 1,934 Views
The Drew League has been creating plenty of highlights this summer, with many NBA players passing through and putting on a show. One of the owners of a team in the summer league is rapper The Game, who also has a decent game and laces up his sneakers with the pros. Looking to make the championship game between his Money Gang squad, and Baron Davis’ LAUNFD team, Jayceon bet B Diddy $50,000 on
When Young Money released their We Are Young Money album four years ago, they were undeniably the hottest team in hip-hop. Lil Wayne's army was young and hungry, as artists like Tyga and Nicki Minaj had yet to develop into superstars. Veterans such as Mystikal and Busta Rhymes have since joined the Young Money militia, though have failed to make a lasting impact with the group.
Keyshia Cole's Husband, NBA Player Daniel Gibson, Arrested For Battery Jul 29, 2013 at 02:22pm 6 Views
Reserve guard and three point specialist, Daniel “Boobie” Gibson, has been charged with battery in New Orleans. The Cleveland Cavaliers player who is married to singer, Keyshia Cole, turned himself into New Orleans authorities for charges which are allegedly linked to the Essence Music Festival in early July, which his wife performed at. Details are unknown at this time, but Gibson was re
Kevin Durant lets his game do the majority of the talking for him, so it came as a surprise to most when it was announced that the OKC Thunder’s forward was engaged to Monica Wright of the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx. Over the weekend, the future Mrs.
The Nike Foamposite has taken some serious liberties in terms of printing on the upper, and these Marijuana leaf Foamposites by Gourmet Kickz are no exception. Suitably nicknames the '420s' these weed inspired Foams feature a blend of colors you might find on a psychedelic poster.
Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter. Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans. This week features Danny Brown, Chief Keef, Kanye West and more!
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