• 10 Best Charlotte Hornets Of All Time
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    In 2002 the team moved to the old home of the Jazz, New Orleans, as the game of “Musical Chairs For Team Names” began.  Only two years later, the league brought in a new team to Charlotte, and the Bobcats were born.  Looking for a change, and feeling no relation with the Hornets team name, New Orleans changed to the Pelicans at the end of this season. With the Hornets team name up for...
  • The Funniest Tweets About Lil Boosie's New-Found Freedom
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    Last night proved to be an eventful one, when we learned that Lil Boosie was finally a free man. All the internet rejoiced, and fans of the Baton Rouge native began to come out of the woodwork, just in time to celebrate his freedom. Boosie's rap sheet dates back to 2009 when he pled guilty to a third-offence marijuana possession charge, for which he was sentenced to two years in prison. However,...
  • Gilbert Arenas Lists $3.5M Home With Shark Tank & Hyperbaric Chamber
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    At the height of his career, Gilbert Arenas was an extremely marketable world-class scoring machine.  He used the excess money he had to purchase a lavish mansion while playing for the Washington Wizards.  Now, with his NBA career a seemingly distant memory, and doing his pro hooping overseas, Agent Zero is putting his D.C. estate back on the market.  Listed at $3.5 million on Realtor.com, the...
  • John Wall's Teammate Doesn't Want To See Him "Butt Naked" In Magazine
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    John Wall and Kenneth Faried shed their uniforms for ESPN Magazine’s “The Body” issue as both players posed for ‘tastefully’ nude photos.  The issue is supposed to help bring awareness to the body, and make people feel more comfortable with who they are. One person who was uncomfortable with Wall’s poses was teammate Martell Webster.   When asked by a member of the Washington Post...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (March 8-14)
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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. Each week we take a look at some of the most memorable twitter moments from some of the genres biggest personalities. This...
  • BIG IN JAPAN! Atmos x Nike : Air Max 1 !
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    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...
  • Tracklist & Artwork Revealed For Rich Hil's "SYLDD"
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     It's been some time since we've heard a new project from Ricky Hil, but that all changes real soon. And surfacing the internet tonight is the official artwork and tracklisting for Ricky Hil's upcoming project SYLDD (Support Your Local Drug Dealer).The long-awaited project has been in the works for over 2 years now and will be here within only a few...
  • 10 Wildest Mascots In The NBA
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    Pierre the Pelican, mascot of the New Orleans Pelicans, has been catching a ton of heat for being too scary. It's understandable that organizations want their mascots to be fan friendly and compatible with kids, but at the same time this isn't a beauty pageant.  Sure, Pierre might be straight up terrifying to 80% of the adult population, but he's still out there going crazy for the city of...
  • Review: DJ Drama "Quality Street Music"
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    Some may say that DJs like Drama are not "DJs" at all. Seeing that they aren’t steady flipping faders, critics feel it's fair game to strip them of their titles. With the club experience in, mind let us make it more expansive - a DJ is someone who takes an array of sounds and combines them creatively to produce an eclectic audio experience. Thus, like Khaled and others there is no question...
  • Samples Of The Week: February 20
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    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...
  • Fresh Prince Jordan Sneakers
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    Over the past few months we have seen leaked images of many pairs of Jordan "Bel-Air" sneakers. These shoes of course taking inspiration from the TV show, Fresh Prince of Bel-air, where Will Smith constantly wore Jordan sneakers. Click through the slides to see all of the Bel-Air sneakers so you can plan for their releases in October.
  • D. Rose 3.5 x Jeremy Scott
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    The latest signature shoes for Derrick Rose, the adidas D Rose 3.5, got a new high end colorway, as designer Jeremy Scott designed sneakers with “the coolest cherubs in the world.” Peep the gallery above to check them out. “I really wanted to meld my world and Derrick’s world,” said Jeremy Scott. “I used his shoes as a canvas and created the coolest cherubs in the world for this...
  • Summer Jam Recap: Performances From Chris Brown, A$AP Rocky, Kendrick Lamar & More
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    HotNewHipHop.Com was on site the day of Hot 97's Summer Jam concert, which took place this past Sunday on June 2nd. We brought the whole team down to cover the event, including the Festival Village stage, of which we were a sponsor! The Festival Village was probably just as crazy as the main event, because we had a tent set up right beside the Festival Village stage, where Action Bronson, A$AP...
  • Andre Drummond Dunks Over Girls & Gets Dunked On By One
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    The best Summer League player in the world, Andre Drummond, went to a trampoline play area and worked on his Slam Ball skills of dunking while using a trampoline.  He posted several vids, including one of him imitating a classic Tracy McGrady two hand reverse – popularized in the 2000 Dunk Contest.   In Orlando Summer League, Dre dominated the Miami Heat and threw down some vicious dunks,...
  • Kid Cudi Becoming A Fashion Icon?
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    Following the success of his most recent album "Indicud", music icon Kid Cudi sat down with Flaunt Magazine to talk fashion as well as some other stuff that he has had on his plate. Cudi had a small photo shoot and during the shoot he was rocking some j's and some heat for gear. The editorial is more about his life and his career as well as his inspirations, the editorial is very interesting for...
  • Chevy Woods Talks "Gangland II" & Coming Up With Wiz Khalifa
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    Chevy Woods is a busy man. HNHH had the chance to sit down with the Taylor Gang rapper during a stop on the "Under The Influence" tour, in which he revealed some of the many projects he has going, as well as shedding some light on his early days working with Wiz Khalifa. "I've actually been working on it for a year," Chevy said of his upcoming Gangland II mixtape, which he explained was partly...
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