The postseason is the time for everyone to elevate their game. A player's ability to step it up a notch for the playoffs could make the difference between an early fishing trip and a deep run. While franchise guys feel the most pressure to step their game up, no superstar has won a championship
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This week the very sexy Ashlee Ray breaks down the long list of rappers with outrageous tattoo choices. From Game getting a new tattoo what seems like every other week, to Riff Raff's crazy assortment of brand names inked on his body, it seems like rappers may be the most tatted up people in the entertainment business.
Lebron James hasn't just been the MVP with his play on the court, but has arguably been the MVP of the sneaker game this season. However, when you are "The King", you aren't judged on your regular season performance, but whether or not you bring your game in the postseason. The same standard of excellence should be used by sneakerheads when evaluating the kicks he rocks on the court.
Talking To Nipsey Hussle & 9th Wonder On "Face The World" & "TM3" Jun 12, 2013 at 01:46pm 13,220 Views
Although Nipsey Hussle has yet to release a debut album, the West Coast native keeps his fans locked with a steady flow of strong mixtapes. His Marathon series of mixtapes have seen Nipsey grow as an artist and evolve into someone unique in a rap game that is over-saturated with drug-talking and gang-affiliated rappers.
A new Kevin Durant V model will be releasing this weekend, June 16th in hyperstrike fashion. The "What the KD" colorway was confirmed today by Nike Town LA via tweet. This model, originally thought to be limited to friends and family, will be available to purchase this weekend. Retail will be $135.
With the hectic-ness that was HOT 97's Summer Jam UA was missing from the site last week. Nonetheless, today we return in full force looking back at tracks that were posted within the past fourteen days instead of seven, because as usual, more than a few dope cuts have gone overlooked. From the still-slept-on song-maker The-Dream, to rising New York rapper Mr.
Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter. Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans. This week features Tyler, The Creator, Gucci Mane, Chief keef and more!
"Progress can only come from those rare giants among men, each giant calling to his brother through the desolate intervals of time." -Nietzsche, 'Philosophy in the Tragic Age of the Greeks'
Small forwards are a unique breed. Today's threes require the versatility needed to occasionally match up with smaller, quicker guards, or conversely, bigger, stronger power forwards. The NBA currently has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to this position. In fact, arguably three of the top five players in the league are small forwards. A number of younger players are knocking on
This week r'n'b singer and hit-maker extraordinaire, The-Dream, enters the charts with his latest effort, IV Play. The-Dream is an interesting artist to analyze, because while he creates hits on top of hits for tons artists in the game, his own fan-base is much smaller, yet extremely devout to the singer.
Summer Jam XX Festival Village Meet & Greets w/ Kid Ink, Action Bronson & A$AP Ferg Jun 9, 2013 at 03:25pm 8,012 Views
As most of you probably know by now, we sponsored this year's Festival Village stage at Hot 97's Summer Jam XX festival. Kid Ink, A$AP Ferg and Action Bronson were among the bigger acts who performed, and each of them stopped by our tent to sign autographs and take photos with their fans either before or after they took the stage.
One of the most talented sneaker custom artists in the game right now is Mache, and I believe Lebron James would agree. The king received an Ironman inspired custom of his signature shoe this year from him and was recently spotted wearing them during practice. It looks like Mache has not forgotten about Tony Stark quite yet as we have now have a look at his new "Ironman" customs. This time a
There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions.
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant parted ways with agent Rob Pelinka and could align himself with Roc Nation Sports in the future, Sports Business Journal reported Friday night.USA Today, meanwhile, reported that Durant will go without an agent because he is signed with the Thunder thourgh the 2015-16 season.
So we've showed you the main stage and the Festival Village, now it's time to take you backstage at Summer Jam XX 2013. Can't really say much about backstage, it's TOP SECRET!
Joey Bada$$ Reveals What's On His iPod & Talks "Summer Knights" Mixtape Jun 6, 2013 at 01:36pm 125 Views
Our interview footage from the recent HOT 97 Summer Jam continues today, with none other than Beast Coast rapper Joey Bada$$. The New York native took the stage at the Festival Village this year, a momentous event in the young rapper's rising career.
Jordan Brand athlete Ray Allen will be lacing up several Jordan XX8 PE models for the NBA playoffs. His team-colored player exclusives features brilliant hits of gold that will turn heads as the Miami Heat look to repeat their title. For Home games, Allen will choose from a White/Black/University Gold or White/Gym Red/University Gold colorway.
HOT97 Summer Jam XX Recap: Festival Village With Action Bronson, Joey Bada$$, A$AP Ferg & More! Jun 5, 2013 at 06:00pm 9,062 Views
The Festival Village stage was a special event for HNHH, as we actually served as a sponsor, and had our own tent at the show. So not only did we get to take in all the performances, but also had Kid Ink, A$AP Ferg, and Action Bronson stop by the tent for autographs and interviews.
Since its inception in 1946, the NBA has fluctuated as a league, which at times was dominated by guards and at other times, ruled by big men. Originally, the center position was meant to swat shots, grab rebounds, and score with their backs to the rim. The new era of centers such as Tim Duncan and Marc Gasol now have the ability to handle the ball, pass, and pull-up for the midrange jump shot.
Summer Jam Recap: Performances From Chris Brown, A$AP Rocky, Kendrick Lamar & More Jun 5, 2013 at 04:24pm 67 Views
HotNewHipHop.Com was on site the day of Hot 97's Summer Jam concert, which took place this past Sunday on June 2nd. We brought the whole team down to cover the event, including the Festival Village stage, of which we were a sponsor!
The Festival Village this past weekend at the annual HOT 97 Summer Jam saw performances from a bunch of upcoming New York rappers, among them, Troy Ave. Troy Ave and his BSB crew have been working hard recently, having dropped two collaborative efforts since March. The drug (and specifically coke) talk will continue on Troy's upcoming release named after his city, New York City.
This weekend we visited New Jersey to catch the Summer Jam music festival. Along the way we spotted some serious heat on feet. Click through to see our favorite kicks at this year's Summer Jam!
Smoke DZA performed at the HNHH-sponsored Festival Village stage this weekend for the 20th annual Summer Jam. On top of fulfilling his dreams of performing at the festival, he joined HNHH's own Ashlee Ray backstage to hang out and answer a few questions.
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