• LeBron James' Wedding Is This Weekend & It's A 3-Day Event
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    Back in January, LeBron James and fiancée Savannah Brinson, sent out save the date cards for family and friends to attend their wedding.  The date is this weekend, and it turns out they are going all-out making it a three day event. Choosing to keep it low key however, they did not make this a star-studded celebrity affair, and instead decided on a modest guest list and have not disclosed...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Feb. 8-14)
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    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. Each week we take a look at some of the most memorable twitter moments from some of the genres biggest personalities. This...
  • HNHH Recap: Hot 97 Summer Jam 2012
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    HNHH hit up Hot 97's Summer Jam, an event not-to-be missed in the Tri-State area. It rained on and off throughout the day of the event on June 3rd, which put a damper on my seat but not my mood. The Jam started with the pre-show, aka the Festival Village, where Peter Rosenberg made his now-infamous remarks about Nicki Minaj's single “Starships.” Honestly, I was more pumped for the...
  • Review: CyHi The Prynce's "Ivy League Club"
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    Yeezy always has an ace up his sleeve, however, when it comes to his signee CyHi he’s got two royal flushes and a jack of all trades. Yes, the Prynce comes with a loaded deck. Ever since leaping into the limelight he’s been relentless with his craft.  On the road to a Cruel Summer he’s released Ivy League Club.This twenty-one track outing sees the Georgian getting guttural on a...
  • Detailed Air Jordan OVO Images Revealed
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    The Air Jordan 10 "OVO" in white has been floating for quite some time, and we finally have detailed images of the exclusive kicks.  EBay user Pineappleexpress15 sold the crispy white kicks, but snapped some photos of the kicks to give us all a better look. The gold detailing and stingray detailing looks clean with OVO branding on the insole and sole. Though most of us aren't willing to...
  • Underrated Audio: December 14- December 20
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    With Christmas approaching soon, everyone is getting into the holiday spirit-- rappers included. On this week's edition of Underrated Audio you'll find two themed tracks that are perfect for the holidays, as well as two other joints that you should feel free to bump any time of the year. As per usual, these are records that we think deserve another view or two. Give them a click and let us know...
  • Classic Rotation: MF Doom & Madlib's "Madvillainy" 10 Years Later
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    On certain occasions obscure and experimental sounds explode into something extraordinary. An explosion that is heard from far away, from one end of their genre to the other, even spilling over into other disciplines, effecting everyone from A to Z with their creative ooze. Too much? Perhaps. To not overstate, however, it would be sheer madness if we slept on one of the most underrated hip-hop...
  • SKEE Live on HotNewHipHop: Nipsey Hussle, Paris Hilton & Dom Kennedy
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    HNHH is now covering SKEE Live as a weekly series.  We're bringing you behind-the-scenes footage and interviews from all the guests.  Here's a little preview of what's to come, as well as our chat last week with Paris Hilton. Interviews from Nipsey Hussle and Dom Kennedy will be up on HNHH YouTube shortly.  Don't forget to subscribe here! SKEE Live airs every Tuesday 10pm ET (7pm PT) on AXS...
  • The Game Shows Off Sick "Red October" Jordan 11s
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    Red October continues to haunt us, this time The Game go into the action with a sizzling hot pair of "Red October" Air Jordan 11s. The pair, complete with a snakeskin for patent leather swap, also features the iconic gold tip laces found on the Yeezy II. Black inner lining and branding at the 3rd lace slot serve as the only contrast from these bloody onslaught. No word on who's responsible for...
  • Underrated Audio: October 26- November 1
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    This week we overloaded with music, thanks in most part to Halloween-- rappers love dropping their shit on a holiday of some sort or on some themed tip, and this year was no different.  Among the ton of mixtapes and singles we received, we've picked out four in particular that deserve a second look in this week's Underrated Audio.
  • 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (March 15)
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    Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and instantly bursted into uncontrollable laughter? Raised your eyebrow? Scratched your head? Instantly smiled? Thought, "Damn. That's dope."?  Stared at your phone? Did an instant repost? HNHH is sure you've answered yes to at least one of those questions. Hence our new feature.  Because so many people are out in the streets flexin' and doing...
  • Top Music Videos Of February
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    We're kicking off a brand new monthly recap feature on HotNewHipHop, where we look for the top music videos of the past month. Each month we'll round up the visuals that caught our eyes, from big and small rappers alike; this also gives you an opportunity to catch up on videos you may have missed. The videos listed aren't necessarily the most popular or talked-about, but rather the most...
  • New Doernbecher Jordan 4 August 2013 Release Date
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    The Doernbecher Jordan 4 will be re-releasing this summer, to the joy/hate of many sneakerheads. Following the Doernbecher Jordan 3 re-release, the Doernbecher Jordan 4 is slated for an August drop, though the exact date is not yet known. Designed by  Isaiah Scott in 2011, this retro features an icy sole with comic book details, going with the overall Superman theme. Selling out immeadiately...
  • Nike Unveils Kobe 9
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    Ladies and gentleman, the Nike Kobe 9 Elite "Masterpiece." Mark Parker, CEO of Nike, Eric Avar, the designer, and Kobe Bryant, the Black Mamba, were all present for the official unveiling of the Nike Kobe 9 Elite. The super high-top sneaker features Nike Flyknit, Flywire, and Lunarlon. Parker said of the Nike Kobe 9 Elite, "There's 50% less waste than a traditional basketball shoe." This is due...
  • Review: Trae Tha Truth's "I Am King"
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    Signing to T.I.'s Grand Hustle label has been a stroke of good fortune for Trae Tha Truth. The Houston rapper's career has unfortunately been plagued by the loss of some his closest friends, shootings and controversy with radio executives. Despite this, he's continued to make music and does a commendable job on this new 20-track tape. Considering his troubles, it's not surprising that many...
  • 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...
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