The MTV VMAs took place last night, and as per usual, the eventful night was jam-packed with photo-ops. There were performances by Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz, Rihanna, A$AP Rocky, Nicki Minaj and more, and many-a-star was in attendance. As in years past, some artists took the opportunity to make a big announcement (Wiz Khalifa & Amber Rose are expecting), some celebrities took the time to...
Legendary underground hip-hop duo
Atmosphere performed in Chicago recently and HNHH was able to
catch up with Slug for a quick interview.
Atmosphere, consisting of rapper Slug
and DJ/Producer Ant, have been creating music with substance since
the early '90s. Slug has consistenly brought a unique perspective and
original lyrics and flow to his music since the birth of the group,
Tech N9ne is making big moves, and he hasn't had help from any commercial cats. The Kansas City rapper has been grinding since the 90s, and it seems that hard work does really pay off. He was on Billboard's Power 30 list the year, and released his twelfth studio album, Welcome to Strangeland, almost a year ago, which landed at #26 on Billboard's 200. His most recent release was an EP...
Jan 27, 2013
With a career as eclectic as Lil Jon's, it's hard to pinpoint what the multi-talented artist truly is: rapper, DJ, producer, actor or hype-man. A swirling mix of dread-locks, gold teeth, pimp cups, and random exclamations, the self-proclaimed King of Crunk is 42 years young today. At HNHH, we decided to honor Jonathan Smith's birthday by listing the top ten hit tracks that he's associated with...
Even through out his legal troubles, Gunplay has remained with a foot in the rap door, dropping mixtapes and singles leading up to his solo debut, Medellin. We haven't had many details on Medellin as of yet, although Gunplay does have plans to drop his Bogota mixtape prior to its release.Gunplay previously said he doesn't want to over think Medellin or fill it with a...
Feb 12, 2013
Debuting in 2005, Gucci Mane has been in the game for a better part of a decade and has a discography that reflects that. With five independent albums, three studio albums and a giant collection of mixtapes (soon to include Trap God 2 which drops tonight), Gucci's repertoire of songs can make several other artists jealous. In appreciation of his music and in honor of the Alabama rappers' 33rd...
Feb 14, 2013
All the single guys out there know
Valentine's is just another hallmark holiday, but that doesn't mean
you can't celebrate the occasion. What better way to protest the
couple-centric day, than to embrace your own bachelor-status with a
night out at the old gentleman's club. While your friends are out buying expensive gifts for their wifeys on that 'Bands A Make Romance' tip, you'll be...
BIG IN JAPAN! Atmos x Nike collab CAMOxANIMAL prints Air Max 1's are definitely going to make an impression this season. These kicks are taking some of the most popular patterns in fashion and bringing them together in an Air Max 1. AtmosxNike are also bringing you the matching shirts and snapbacks to complete the look. Who ever said PATTERNxPATTERN wouldn't work?!
Launch Date : Saturday...
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 Kid Cudi, Yelawolf, Gucci Mane, Juicy J and more! Take a look at the list in the gallery above, and feel free to let us know your own...
Mar 11, 2013
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Mar 13, 2013
These "Hashtagged Hotties" exemplify the ideal woman via Instagram, and are a great bunch to follow. They always seem to have something new to bring to the ever-expanding world of iPhone photography. Whether it be behind the scenes at photo shoots, traveling adventures or #foodporn (not all models starve themselves), these ladies will not disappoint. If you haven't already downloaded the app,...
"As the dove flew out the glove of the magician, it was just as I predicted - reality is prescripted". -Flash Gordon
For those of you still unfamiliar, meet Roc Marciano, government name Rakeem Calief Myer, one of New York's most promising underground producers and wordsmiths. Roc grew up on Terrace Avenue in Hempstead, Long Island in the midst of the...
Mar 19, 2013
The model/ dancer/ actress/ songwriter turned singer, known as Tinashe, is as multifaceted as she is beautiful. In our exclusive BTS video, Tinashe talks about her start in the industry and what she's learned so far as a young woman in the entertainment business.Make sure to keep an eye out for the solo R&B singer's upcoming debut album, but in the meantime, download...
Mar 29, 2013
We're back with another edition of our popular Hashtagged Hotties segment, and seeing that it's Easter, we're taking a look at the hottest Bunnies in the game, courtesy of Playboy. Check out our gallery of some of the iconic magazine's hotties, complete with their instagram and twitter account handles.First up, Alana Campos @AlanaCamposs
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We've gone through our stats for the top 100 most popular searches on Hot New Hip Hop, and narrowed it down to ten artists. Songs, album titles, and creative spellings of rappers names were all taken into consideration when compiling the final results. This list gives you the top ten most searched artists on the site, so there shouldn't be too much room to argue, considering the winners are...
Apr 12, 2013
Music is a form of entertainment and along with the rap game, comes Beef. Whether online or in-person, HNHH looked at some of the biggest beefs in recent years in the 2st part of our Beefs article. Vote in our very first Beef survey to let us know who you think should top the beef poll.
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