Underrated Audio: June 15-21

This past week proved to be a big one for hip-hop. Definitely a week to be remembered, with three big rap albums (and one r'n'b album) all dropping on the same day (and every one knows this date by...

  • Underrated Audio: June 15-21
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    This past week proved to be a big one for hip-hop. Definitely a week to be remembered, with three big rap albums (and one r'n'b album) all dropping on the same day (and every one knows this date by now)-- June 18. While Kanye West, J. Cole and Mac Miller had the spotlight for the majority of the week, that's not to say there weren't some dope releases from other artists. This week in Underrated...
  • Dwight Howard Had Fan Arrested After Being Hit With Basketball Accidentally
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    Dwight Howard had issues after the Rockets game at Staples Center Monday and had police detain a fan and pushed for him to be arrested. Playing the Clippers on Monday was Dwight's first return to Los Angeles since leaving the Lakers, and he said in an interview that he is understanding of fans hating on him.  He was understanding until going to the locker room on Monday following the Rockets'...
  • The $1,000 Sneaker
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    In less than one minute, a total of 33,795 people clicked the Twitter Link only release for the Doernbecher Jordan 5. To put it into perspective, in a perfect world, you hypothetically had a 0.002959017% chance of scoring a pair. One of the most sought after releases of the year so far, Isaac Wayne Arzate's Doernbecher 5 Model has an  amazing story behind the design. Featuring black waxed...
  • Rappers Who Would Make Great NBA Owners
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    The cross-section of hip hop and basketball culture is a large one with both influencing each other’s style, and stars of each hailing from the same regions.  In 2004, Jay-Z bought into the Nets for $350,000, which was only valued at roughly 0.15% of the franchise.  Although not a large investor, Jigga became the sideline face of the franchise, and was involved in moving the team from the...
  • 10 Most Controversial Sneakers
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    Sneaker names, and the sneakers themselves, are often a cause of criticism, especially amongst sneaker communities. At times, the criticism and ridicule can turn into a full blown controversy. Sometimes, the controversy surround a sneaker is silly and unwarranted. Other times, it's hard to believe a sneaker ever made it out of the factory in the first place.  We compiled a list of 10 of...
  • 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (June 14)
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    Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and instantly burst 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.  Because so many people are out in the streets flexin' and doing it for the gram, hip hop...
  • 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (April 5)
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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.  Because so many people are out in the streets flexin' and doing it for the gram, hip hop...
  • Most Creative Busta Rhymes Music Videos
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    From time, Busta Rhymes has been one of the most energetic performers in Hip-Hop. Anytime you hear of a live performance from Busta Rhymes and Spliff Star, you jump at the opportunity to see one hell of a show. The energy and creativity also translated well when making music videos. With a new album on the way, we hope to see more of his wacky ideas come to life in his visuals. Here's a list of...
  • O.J. Mayo Offers $10K For Tape Of Him Beating Michael Jordan
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    O.J. Mayo isn't happy with the footage released of him playing Michael Jordan back when Mayo was still in high school.  During a recent interview, MJ told a story of how a young Mayo was talking trash and going at him at Jordan's own camp.  This in turn cause Mike to actually try, at which point he shut young O.J. down and scored countless easy buckets on him.  A couple days later, video...
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: May 5-11
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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 10 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion. Once again, this particular feature is cataloguing the most POPULAR songs on the site, for some of the more overlooked tracks, check out Underrated Audio. This...
  • Auto-Tune: Hip-Hop's Rejuvenation
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    People do not like change. Music fans, especially. When the use of Auto-Tune exploded in the mid-2000s, many were skeptical. Today, many still are. Since its creation in 1997, Auto-Tune has crept its way into virtually every genre of music, most notably Hip-hop/R&B. Originally intended to simply change the key of an off-pitch vocal, it is reasonable for one to believe that the...
  • Kendrick Lamar Rocks Sick Safari Foamposites On Stage
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    While performing at Power 105.1′s Powerhouse 2013 at the Barclay Center, Kendrick Lamar to hit the stage in the Nike Air Foamposite One "Safari". Kendrick got the hookup on the much anticipated foams, which are scheduled to release on November 27th.
  • Exclusive: King Los Talks On "Becoming King" Mixtape & HNHH Original "Born A King"
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    While King Los was shooting the official video for his HNHH Original "Born A King" we caught up with him on the set to shoot him a few questions. Los' upcoming mixtape, Becoming King, is set to drop November 29th, and has a slew of features including Wiz Khalifa, Diddy, Machine Gun Kelly etc. So we wanted to know who he wanted to have featured that doesn't make an appearance. Los cites...
  • J.R. Smith Suspended For Drug Use (Likely Weed)
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    Looks like it was a good call for us to include J.R. Smith on our “10 NBA Players Who Love Clubbing & Partying” list.  Smith has been under scrutiny the past few months since he was spotted partying at clubs during the New York Knicks’ playoff run – in which the Sixth man of the Year underperformed in. Now the league has revealed that J.R. will be suspended five games next season for...
  • Exclusive Interview: Sir Michael Rocks Talks On His Solo Career, The Cool Kids, Signing To Curren$y's JLR & More
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    Sir Michael Rocks, also known as Mikey Rocks, also known as 1/2 of the Cool Kids, is probably the freshest motherfucker ever. It's not even a cocky thing, he'll tell you himself, it's just what it is. But not only is Mikey Rocks always fresh, he's always ahead of the curve, music-wise and fashion-wise. His laidback flow is definitely a good fit for Curren$y's Jet Life Recordings, to which Rocks...
  • Childish Gambino Recorded His New Album At Chris Bosh's Mansion
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    Chris Bosh gets a lot of flack for unknowingly making funny faces during photos, and generally giving off the wrong impression, but recently he was involved in something cool as Childish Gambino recorded his latest album at Bosh's house.  Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, is gearing up for his new LP Because The Internet which is dropping December 10th, and reveals in a new interview with...
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