• NBA's 12 Funniest On-Court Fails Of The Year
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    Call them bloopers, call them fails, but it would be difficult to justify calling these "plays."  We take a look at the 12 Worst On-Court Fails from the 2012-2013 season, starring of course, JaVale McGee and Kendrick Perkins. 
  • LeBron James Sneakers Sold More Than Any Player
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    Recently it was revealed the LeBron James is the second highest paid athlete in all of the United States, and had surpassed Kobe Bryant who had long stood as the “most popular player” worldwide in the NBA.  Now Forbes has released numbers of top sneaker sales and it’s easy to see why James is earning more than the rest as his shoes sold six times as much as the next player, Kobe Bryant’s...
  • Hashtagged Hotties Edition 7: Girls To Follow On Instagram
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    Our "Hashtagged Hotties" epitomize 'eye-candy' via Instagram, and are an eye full. They always seem to have something new to contribute to the evolving world of iPhone photography. Whether traveling, behind the scenes or showing off their new bathing suits, these ladies won't let you down. If you have suggestions for ladies to feature in our next segment of Hashtagged, let us know in...
  • The NBA's Top 10 Point Guards
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    The days of slowing it down and pounding the ball inside are all but gone.  Dominant bigs have been replaced by speedy, ultra-talented guards half their size.  Coaches are trotting out smaller and smaller lineups in an attempt to match up.  We may have more elite point guards in the league now than ever before, which made compiling this list challenging.  Sure to upset some readers by...
  • Review: French Montana's "Excuse My French"
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    It’s been hard to turn on the radio in the past year or so and not hear French Montana’s rich yet slurred delivery coming through the speakers. The Moroccan born, Bronx, NY bred rapper’s rise to the top may seem like it happened overnight but that’s far from the case. Before the days of taking to various social networking platforms to establish a fan base, French Montana went about...
  • 10 Best Charlotte Hornets Of All Time
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    In 2002 the team moved to the old home of the Jazz, New Orleans, as the game of “Musical Chairs For Team Names” began.  Only two years later, the league brought in a new team to Charlotte, and the Bobcats were born.  Looking for a change, and feeling no relation with the Hornets team name, New Orleans changed to the Pelicans at the end of this season. With the Hornets team name up for...
  • Talking To August Alsina, Kidd Kidd & His Producers On "Downtown"
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    For this week's Track Breakdown, we called upon rising singer August Alsina. August already has a deal locked in with Def Jam, through none other than r'n'b singer and hit-maker, The-Dream. With mentoring from Terius Nash, there is no doubt that August will go far with his music. The 20-year-old singer recently released his second mixtape, The Product 2, and the response has been very positive....
  • Big K.R.I.T. West Coast Tour Ticket Giveaway!
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    Big K.R.I.T. will be bringing the King Remembered in Time tour to the West Coast alongside Smoke DZA and Clyde Carson this week, and HNHH is giving away free tickets! It's simple... 1. Follow @HotNewHipHop on Instagram 2. Repost the contest photo using #HNHHKRIT and the West Coast show you'd like to attend [Example: #HNHHKRIT Sacramento] Winners will be notified 24 hours prior...
  • Underrated Audio: May 14-20
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    This week we bring to you only four cuts that fit the title. Although it seems like more and more music is dropping as we enter the summer months, not every thing is a stand out. These songs didn't necessarily get a lot of love from our viewers, so here we are giving them the second go-round in Underrated Audio. So click through the four jams, add them to your playlist, and proceed with a few...
  • Every Alonzo Mourning Reference In Rap On One Song
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    Quick, who was the first pick in the 1992 NBA Draft?  Here’s a hint, “not a Christian Laettner, not Alonzo Mourning.”  Any 90s child NBA/rap fan has heard this line from Shaq on Fu-Schnickens’ infectious 1993 jam “What’s Up Doc? (Can We Rock).” Now a track put together by someone named Young Braised is making the rounds on the internet as the song is made up of nothing but...
  • Kobe 8 "Venice Beach" Release Details and Photos
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    This weekend the Kobe 8 "Venice Beach" will release, alongside a slew of Jordan restocks on May 25th. A kaleidoscope of colors dominate the upper, splattering hits of teal, orange, grey and yellow throughout. A translucent sole last seen on the Kobe 8 EXT returns on the Venice Beach model, and a vivid teal heel cup caps off a beautifully done shoe. The Kobe 8 "Venice Beach" will retail for...
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: May 13-19
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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 French Montana, The Weeknd, Ace Hood, and more! Take a look at the list in the gallery above, and feel free to let us know your own...
  • Joakim Noah Hates The Heat: In Photos
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    Tensions between the Thibodeau-led Chicago Bulls and the Miami heat have been high since LeBron joined the in the 2010-2011 season, which is the same season Thibs started as head coach and Derrick Rose matured into a bonafide superstar.  Recently, Joakim Noah said on record that he "really hates the Heat," so we took some choice photos from the past five game series between the two teams to see...
  • Review: Waka Flocka's "DuFlocka Rant: Half-Time Show"
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    Halftime at any sporting event is usually the time when folks go to the bathroom, get refreshments and talk amongst themselves about the game. For Waka Flocka Flame, halftime is no time for an intermission. Instead, it’s a period to continue carrying the heat.   So is the case with the latest mixtape in Waka’s DuFlocka series, DuFlocka Rant: Half-Time Show The 19-track opus,...
  • All Red Nike Air Yeezy 2 Not Releasing?
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    Last night on SNL Kanye West laced up a pair of Air Yeezy 2's in an all red "Raging Bull" colorway. While sneakerblogs lit up with the possibility these would release, others were skeptical. First of all, Kanye West is allowed to design a shoe with Nike every 2 years. Last year we saw the Yeezy 2, which would slate the Yeezy 3 for a 2014 release. While Kanye's exact contract is not available,...
  • Charts Don't Lie: May 19
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    This week on Charts Don't Lie some of the less consistent rappers have fallen off, while others prove they're on the charts for the long-term. We already knew Justin Timberlake would be here awhile, after he went platinum in very little time following his album's debut. However, there are some chart main-stays which we couldn't have predicted when the album initially dropped-- such as Macklemore...
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