Weekly review of the Hip-Hop and R&B sales/charts.
Photos have emerged of what looks to be the Doernbecher Jordan Retro release for 2013.
Violence and the NBA have an unfortunately lengthy history of intertwinement. On-court attacks have been stymied by League-wide crackdowns - after incidents like Kermit Washington nearly killing Rudy Tomjanovich, and the Pacers nearly destroying the Palace of Auburn Hills - but away from games, players still often find themselves on both sides of bizarre conflicts.
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.
You might have seen our article recapping Kendrick Lamar's choice to stay true to his verse on Big Sean's Control verse. And I ain't rockin no more designer shitWhite T's and Nike Cortez, this is red Corvettes anonymousHowever, before vowing to keep it as un-hypebeast as possible, Kendrick broke out some classic kicks that are staples of most sneakerheads collections, and will definitely miss is
Episode 5 of Our Exclusive "Under The Influence" BTS With Wiz Khalifa, A$AP Rocky, Berner & More (Finale) Aug 29, 2013 at 11:57am 1 View
With the Under The Influence tour over, revisit HNHH and Taylor Gang's final vlog episode of life on the road with Wiz Khalifa and A$AP Rocky. In episode 5 of our look behind-the-scenes on the tour, we see a visual recap of the final performances as well as the crew partying on the road. Watch the full episode below and the entire playlist for all 5 Episodes. Did you hit up this show?
Phil Ade is the next rapper up out of the DMV area. The rapper has consistently brought rhymes and wordplay with a mix of sometimes conscious rap and sometimes ignorant rap. It's a good combination which has led to a devout following of Phil Ade fans, who expect more and more from the rapper after each mixtape. Rightly so.
Nike announced today a never before seen colorway of Lebron James signature shoe, the Lebron 11. Dubbed the "Terracotta Warrior" this shoe will see a limited release in Asia in October, before releasing in the United States on November 27th. The shoe is named for the Terracotta Warrior exhibition James visited while in China, and features "neutral stone colors" that correspond with the colors t
Big Sean is on the eve of his second pro model shoe with Adidas, following in the footsteps of fellow Detroit artist Eminem who also worked on his own shoe collection. These all black renditions of his personal model are the sequel to the original release, which featured a bright red upper and plenty of gold. Noticeably less limited than the original drop, the Blackout Pro Model 2s will be avail
Summer is nearing it's end, and while the warm weather will soon subside, the season will be remembered through the tracks that soundtracked it. With plenty of huge releases, we've been pretty spoiled as far as big summer tracks go, with material from the likes of Drake, J. Cole, the Black Hippy crew and more.
The Lightning Jordan 4, previously pulled from a rumored March release, has been tentatively confirmed to release November 16th, 2013. Originally releasing in 2006 as part of a package including a T-Shirt, original retail was $250.
Although fashion has always been a part of hip-hop culture, it's been taken to a new level in recent years thanks to artists such as A$AP Rocky, Kanye West, Pharrell, 2 Chainz and Danny Brown. Love it or hate it, more and more of your favorite emcees are becoming acutely fashion conscious, both in and outside the genre.
Big Sean's new album Hall Of Fame officially dropped today, but Sean Don's been celebrating it. Last week in Ohio at Villa Big Sean held a block party in celebration of the album, and HotNewHipHop was on hand at the event. We also helped out a few lucky Big Sean fans by hooking them up with the VIP treatment, which included cutting the line and taking a photo with the rapper.
It’s been a long road to the top for Big Sean. Back in 2005 after hearing Kanye West was going to be at a local radio station in Detroit for an interview, Big Sean headed down there to chance fate. Two years later he signed with G.O.O.D. Music but it wasn’t until 2011 that his debut album Finally Famous would hit the shelves.
Trinidad James was one of many celeberties seen rocking the Air Jordan 3 "Legends of the Summer" and the more and more we see of it we wonder, will we ever see a release date? Trinidad James rocked them with all red jogger pants and he also left the hang tag on, typical Trinidad James.
We saw some wacky outfits last night at the VMAs, but none (well, maybe Miley Cyrus') top Riff Raff and 2 Chainz choices. Between snakeskin pants, pink shoes, and all over patterns head to toe, its hard to pick a winner for who wore it worst.Click through to see both outfits, and decide using our "cop or not" rating.
The 2013 MTV VMAs went down last night in Brooklyn, New York. As with every year, there were plenty of surprises, whether it be performance-wise, fashion-wise, or otherwise.
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 model
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.
We got quite a few new mixtapes this week, including one really big one from Dizzy Wright, The Golden Age.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Among Odd Future’s colorful cast, Earl Sweatshirt is almost reserved. Almost.
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