The Toronto Raptors had announced that rapper and TO-native, Drake, would be the host of the 2016 All Star Weekend held in Toronto, which would only be one of his roles with the team.
As part of the Jordan Brand Flight Tour, Blake Griffin, Carmelo Anthony, and Chris Paul went over to China to interact with fans at various events. They were the referees of an exhibition game, joined fans at an arcade, had an autograph session at a shoe store, and did much more to rep Jordan Brand and the NBA. Melo posted a video of their travels in Guangzhou, China. Obviously, all these
Dissecting the funniest, most entertaining, and outrageous tweets from some of the biggest names in rap who are on Twitter. Twitter is intriguing to fans because it offers an un-buffered forum into the minds of some of your favorite artists.
It's official. Kanye has left Nike to team up with Adidas and their Y-3 line. In case you were living under a rock for the past 24 hours, Kanye left Nike because he was not receiving any loyalties. Apparently, because he is not an athlete, Nike could not pay him any royalties; which didn't fly with 'Ye. Kanye isn't the only musician capable of designing his own sneakers though.
We've been keeping you up to date with all the latest hip-hop news and music, so how could we not give you a view of SXSW from the eyes of the fans who were able to attend? We've combed through a lot of photos and video that fans have posted with the #SXSW hashtag, to bring you some of the best flicks documenting the festival. Check out how Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose's matching outfits.
Kobe Bryant says anyone who ranks him 25th best in the league should be drug tested.Continuing to fire back at the critics, first with changing his Twitter background to "1225" in response to the Lakers being ranked 12th in the West, and NBA Rank putting him 25th. Mamba told reporters that anyone who would rank him that low needs to be tested for drug use. He also joked that the "1225" on his T
Worn by James in Game 1 of the 2013 Finals, the LEBRON X PS ELITE has a red upper skin with a gloss geometric palm-leaf graphic inspired by Miami’s signature Art Deco architecture and native plant life.
This week's Underrated Audio is mainly composed of artists who are on the rise, from Toronto rapper Rich Kidd, to the Def Jam signee, August Alsina. Although most of these artists have yet to really establish themselves in the game (we can gloss over Cory Gunz, who also appears in UA this week), they delivered quality tracks this past week which we’d like to shine some more light on.
Kris Humphries is making the final move to finally wash his hands of his ill-fated engagement to Kim Kardashian. A source has learned that the new Boston Celtic is looking to auction off his engagement ring which he bought for Kim for around $2 million, but unfortunately, possibly due to the public circumstances of their fallout the ring is speculated to earn only a quarter of the price which
Jay-Z basically dominated the web this past week with the release of Magna Carta Holy Grail and all the interviews and promo that followed.
When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh huh honey."
LeBron James and long-time girlfriend Savannah Brinson were married this weekend at Del Grand Mar Hotel over a three-day event. They kept the guest list at a modest number, inviting only 200 people, but the people on the list were anything but. Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union were in attendance as well as Jay Z and Beyonce, who performed.
This week in "140 Bars Or Less", the Tweets of the week feature Soulja Boy pissing off the SPCA, Wiz Khalifa meets the "King",
This past week we did receive quite a few massive hip-hop records, including a new banger from the Young Money crew, a massive remix of YG's "My Nigga," and a stand-out ScHoolboy Q record "Break The Bank," among other Very Hotttt releases.
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,
After a hiatus last week, Underrated Audio returns today to bring you several overlooked records that dropped in the past seven days. We've had an influx of mixtapes recently, which have provided us with most of these tracks-- no Lil Wayne on this feature though. Take a look through the tracks and let us know what your favorite underrated cut was this past week.
With the 4th of July having happened this past week, and people still celebrating this weekend, the blogging has been toned down the past few days. However, at the beginning of the week, we saw notable mixtape releases from Ty Dolla $ign, PartyNextDoor and Joey Bada$$.
Michael Jordan turned 50 years old this year, but showed he still has spry legs and can throw down. Around this time a litany of asinine rumors started popping up all over the internet about MJ's possible return to the game.
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.
The much anticipated Air Jordan 6 "Infrared 23" has already made its way into DJ Khaled's collection. The sweet looking, new colorway will hit all retailers on February 15th.
Barack Obama's love for basketball is a subject that comes up fairly regularly as the President loves to play hoops, and doesn't even mind if he catches an errant elbow, or is off on a day and throws up some bricks in front of onlookers, he just likes to ball.
When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh-huh honey".
Big Sean's lead single off his sophomore album, Hall Of Fame, is currently getting the visual treatment in Detroit.The video for "Guap" was being shot on Woodward Avenue in Big Sean's hometown, and resulted in the area being shut down for a few hours, reports say.Check out flicks from the set below (via HHNM).Hall Of Fame won't be dropping until early 2013.
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.
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