HotNewHipHop lists 15 rappers who did a bid, from Lil Kim to Gucci Mane.
We've seen our fair share of custom kicks this year, but artist Freehand Profit takes sneaker art to an entirely new level. In the spirit of May 4rth, a day recognized as "national Star Wars day," he's debuted some of his most creative custom masks yet! May the fourth be with you!
Yesterday we tried out our first-ever quiz on the site, a la Buzzfeed, to find out how well you consumed Kendrick Lamar's new album To Pimp A Butterfly upon first listen.
Want to see the defending champion, Miami Heat take on the Los Angeles Lakers this season in L.A.'s sole visit to American Airlines Arena? Well you better start playing the lottery, or working on a high profit yielding scam if you want to cop tickets.
Chris Paul opened up his closet doors to give fans a look inside his massive collection. No surprise this Jordan Brand athlete has an extensive Jordan Collection. Checkout the video below to see his massive collection, and let us know which sneaker you like best!
The Nike LeBron 11 "Gamma Blue" is scheduled to launch on Saturday, November 16th. The retail price for the most anticipated Nike LeBron 11 will be $200. The Nike LeBron 11 "Gamma Blue" draws inspiration from the idea of tempered steel, which, when heated changes colors. The sneaker is constructed of an upper that changes from a gamma blue to a light armory blue.
The Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG "Bred" will officially hit retailers on December 28th. The OG release is one of the most anticipated drops of 2013. The iconic sneaker is dear to those sneakerheads who appreciate the history of the shoe, which mimics the exact model Jordan wore.
The "Toro" Air Jordan 6 is scheduled to release on February 15th, the same day as the "White/Infrared" 6. 2014 marks the 23rd anniversary of the Air Jordan 6, so its reasonable to believe there will be a ton of Air Jordan 6releases.
Nike is celebrating LeBron James's fourth MVP award with a special edition LEBRON X MVP shoe. The shoe incorporates elements of many Lebron X releases from this past year, dubbing them the "What The Lebron" colorway. Incredible detailing along the upper ties in over a dozen patterns and colorway, with "MVP" stitched on the tongue.
Just in time for the Fall season, Karmaloop is holding an outrageous sale. With everything from backpacks to jeans discounted up to 75%, there are some tremendous comeups to be had. We sifted through the sale to find some of the best kicks available on the site in a range of styles. Click through to get started!
2014 is over and done with, and we the hip-hop community are moving onto greater endeavors. After an overall mediocre year for rap albums, 2015 is destined to be different. Hip-hop's biggest names are all scheduled to release albums this year, and the timing could not be more right. Today, who better than Rae Sremmurd to kick off the new year of releases with their debut album, Sremm Life.
DJ Khaled Promotes New Album In Streets Of Times Square Rocking Jordans Oct 23, 2013 at 12:49pm 1,728 Views
DJ Khaled just can't stay out of the damn street in his J's! If he's not standing on his Maybach, he's in the middle of Times Square stopping traffic to snap a pic.Khaled was out in NY this week promoting "Suffering From Success", his 7th studio album. While in NY he made sure to snap a few pics of himself in the New York streets in his "Olympic" Jordan 6's.
Immediately following Touchdown 2 Cause Hell’s introductory “Get Em Boosie”-- the aptly titled dizzying turn up track that unleashes Boosie Badazz loose on the rap game once again-- the bellows of an approaching storm crackles with doom. It’s an ominous sound byte, seeing as Lil Boosie has acted as the chief ambassador of Post-Katrina Louisiana gangster rap.
6 Lines From Kendrick Lamar's "To Pimp a Butterfly" We're Still Chewing On Mar 18, 2015 at 03:32pm 52,328 Views
Kendrick Lamar's latest and arguably most impressive effort "To Pimp a Butterfly" is laden with dazzling bars, equipped with illuminating lyrics, all of which marinate in the back of your head like a mind-fuck film might.
Michael Jordan sat down with NBA 2K for an "uncensored" interview, and besides asking him about "twerking," they asked MJ who he would have liked to play one-on-one against in his prime. Naming legends like Jerry West and Elgin Baylor, Jordan also said Kobe Bryant and LeBron James.
Battle rap is quickly growing as a culture. What was almost completely relegated to street corners and Youtube a few years ago has garnered national recognition, more tv programming, Pay-Per-View events, and other attention of the mainstream media. Hip Hop icons like Eminem and Snoop Dogg have put on events for the battle scene and at this rate things can only continue to expand.
The Nike LeBron 11 "Fairfax" PE comes in both home and away colorways, but it looks as though these will be exclusive to the big-time Los Angeles based High School program. The away version features a yellow and gold build with red accents, while the home version is predominately white.
"Free Gucci" Anthems: 14 Tracks That Call For Gucci Mane's Freedom Jun 23, 2015 at 12:37pm 11,049 Views
Yesterday, we got wind of a rumor that Gucci Mane might be a free man(e) come July 11th. The 1017 rapper's been incarcerated since September 2013-- first for a probation violation, then for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon-- and although he's been able to drop more music than arguably anyone else during these past 21 months, his presence has been sorely missed in the rap game.
Customizer CWhitt has delivered a Nike Air Max LeBron X Low "What The MVP" that looks extremely clean. For inquiries; check out the details here. Everybody goes bonkers when a "What The MVP" design drops, so these figure to produce a similar type of appeal.
The "Gator King" Nike LeBron 11 will release on Nike.com and select retailers on February 14th. As per Nike;
You always see the same customs on Instagram but I bet you've never seen these crazy custom kicks. Today we count down the most adventurous customs kicks we have seen on Instagram this week. Companies such as JBF Customs and Mache Customs are notorious for their high quality custom work.
The all black, carbon fiber Nike Air Flightposite looks to be making a return in 2014. The sleek, all black look is a nice change of pace from the crazy and vibrant colorways we've previously seen getting retro'd.
The 7 Most Ridiculous Claims Troy Ave Made During His Breakfast Club Interview Jun 17, 2015 at 02:27pm 31,917 Views
During his interview on The Breakfast Club yesterday, Troy Ave was staunch in his claim that his music is strictly non-fiction: "I don't talk about nothing I don't got, I don't even be talking about Ferraris or Lamborghinis... I don't be fucking with shit like that." Evidently, though, this desire to keep it 100 at all times doesn't extend to his interviews.
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