Game Changers: RZA Edition

Game Changers is an HNHH feature that profiles artists who've left a strong mark on hip hop. Whether it be through creativity, influence, exposure or simply good timing, they've brought something to...

  • Game Changers: RZA Edition
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    Game Changers is an HNHH feature that profiles artists who've left a strong mark on hip hop. Whether it be through creativity, influence, exposure or simply good timing, they've brought something to rap music that the game just wouldn't be the same without. This week, we've chosen to profile an inarguable game changer: RZA of the Wu-Tang Clan. "RZA is different from the others. His spirit...
  • Actress Aubrey Plaza Pranked Chris Bosh, Things Got Awkward
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    Chris Bosh recently appeared on an episode of NBC's "Parks & Rec" as a ringer for a high school basketball team.  Aubrey Plaza, who is one of the show's stars, relishes awkward moments and interactions - which her character is basically based upon - and in the past has reached out to Bosh on Twitter but never received a response.  In an interview with Vulture, Plaza reveals that she took Bosh's...
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: Dec. 2-8
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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 Rick Ross, Jay Z, Future, and more! Take a look at the list in the gallery above, and feel free to let us know your own favorite tracks in...
  • Top 20 Rap-A-Lot Records Tracks
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    Rap-A-Lot Records was founded by James "J Prince" Smith in Houston, TX in 1986, during hip-hop's Golden Age, as well as the time when Gangsta Rap was slowly starting to gain prominence. Stereotypically, Gangsta Rap is viewed as vulgar, and can sometimes promote violence against women without any really basis or message.  While this is the case with some artists, many gangsta rappers did...
  • Exclusive Interview: Yelawolf Talks On International Recognition, Joint Project With Big K.R.I.T. & More
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    HotNewHipHop met up with Yelawolf before his show in Toronto last Saturday to shoot him a few questions.We find out about his plans to motorcycle with his tour bus following him, his EP with drummer Travis Barker (which he says is finished), what the word is on a joint project with Big K.R.I.T. called Country Cousins and more.On being recognized internationally, Yela says, "it's dope, man....
  • Celtics Vote On Fight Between Kris Humphries & Rajon Rondo
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    Last year Rajon Rondo got into a heated shoving match with Kris Humphries, who was on the Brooklyn Nets at the time.  Now that the two are teammates in Boston, the guys in the locker room have jokingly started a poll to vote on who would win in a fight: Rondo or Humphries.  There is something posted in the locker room that says "Rondo and Hump" where the players can tally their votes.  Rajon...
  • Air Jordan 3 Katrina Release Info
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    The Air Jordan 3 "Katrina" will reportedly hit retailers on March 8th, 2014. This colorway was originally auctioned off on EBay to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The latest addition to the plethora of Jordan 3s slated to drop in 2014 features white tumbled leather throughout the upper. It's reminiscent of the white/cement 3 with its use of the cement print in all the...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Nov. 14-20)
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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. This week features Tyler, The Creator, Danny Brown, A$AP Ferg and more!
  • 10 NBA Teams Trying To Lose This Year On Purpose
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    The 2013-14 NBA Season will be unusually paradoxical in that relatively even camps of teams will be frantically chasing both the best and worst possible records. Between the gaping chasm in competitive parity across today's NBA landscape, the recent revelation that small market (read: most) teams are better off re-building through the Draft than free agency, and a 2014 Class ridiculously loaded...
  • Nike Foamposite Ones: Phoenix Suns Edition
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    Nike is releasing the Phoenix Suns edition of the Foamposite Ones next week. They've been compared with the Eggplants which were previously released in 2010. These Foamposites consist of a very strong purple and an almost reflective orange. Besides the change in colorway, the soles seem to be made of a new composite. They're very clear and look something like frosted glass. You'll be able to see...
  • Lil Wayne's Craziest Kicks And Fits
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  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week For Oct. 26 To Nov. 01
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    This week in "140 Bars Or Less", Ice T and Bun B gather their rations during Hurricane Sandy, N.O.R.E. answers collect calls and endorses diversity, and Miley Cyrus breaks your "achy breaky heart" on Halloween.  Check out the article's official Twitter account @140BarsOrLess, where we re-tweet hilarious tweets during the week that did not make the list.  If you see any tweets you think...
  • NBA 2K14 Will Give You A Technical For Swearing
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    Playing basketball on consoles is becoming immensely life-like, as seen with the latest NBA 2K14.   A gamer posted a video on Youtube of him finding out the hard way just how realistic the games have become when he picked up a technical for swearing at Kinect.   "WHAAAAT!  TECHNICAL CALLED FOR BAD LANGUAGE? FUCK YOU KINECT."   Hopefully this impassioned gamer doesn't learn how to disable...
  • Underrated Audio: March 8- March 14
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    Underrated Audio aims to provide you with some dope looks from the last seven days, that flew under most peoples' radars. While they may have received front-page placement on HNHH, they didn't get as many views as they deserve, so we shine a little more light on them right here. This week the web was busy with SXSW content pouring in, as many rappers both big (i.e. Jay Z and Kanye West took...
  • Crew Love: HBK Gang
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    HBK (Heart Break Kids) are a crew from the San Francisco Bay Are who count rapper/producer Iamsu! as their de facto leader. Formed in 2008 by Su and producers Chief and P-Lo, the crew went on to add Sage The Gemini, Skipper, CJ, Rossi, Dave Steezy, Jay Ant, Kool John and the production team The Invasion (consisting of Iamsu!, P-Lo, Kuya Beats, Jay Ant, and Chief).  HBK Gang carry...
  • HotNewHipHop Presents Summer Jam's Festival Village: Meet The Artists, Win Tickets
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    With Summer Jam 20 around the corner, HotNewHipHop.com is heating up the summer as this year's presenting sponsor for the SJXX Festival Village.  The HNHH team will be present and on-site, bringing you a live stream of the entire event. Attendees, make sure to pass by the official HotNewHipHop tent, where festival Village headliners Action Bronson, A$AP Ferg and Kid Ink, will be hanging...
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