We use the internet all day every day, but how has our need for instant and constant media consumption affected the music industry, and hip hop in particular?
In its four-plus decades of existence, hip-hop has always been steadily evolving. Like all evolutionary paths, hip-hop’s hasn’t moved in a straight line. For every decision that moved the genre forward as a whole, there were artistic niches and splinter groups that either went flourished before rapidly going extinct or moved on into their own lane entirely.
Remix Fix: Orange Calderón Chops Up Travi$ Scott's "Drugs You Should Try It" Nov 26, 2014 at 10:27 AM 7,608 Views
If you're feeling sluggish this Wednesday morning, well, Remix Fix probably won't help with that (and sorry we're a day late). This week we take things the chopped and screwed direction, with a chopped up remix of Travi$ Scott's already-melancholic "Drugs You Should Try It."
Dwight Howard Had Fan Arrested After Being Hit With Basketball Accidentally Nov 6, 2013 at 05:27 PM 7,599 Views
Dwight Howard had issues after the Rockets game at Staples Center Monday and had police detain a fan and pushed for him to be arrested. Playing the Clippers on Monday was Dwight's first return to Los Angeles since leaving the Lakers, and he said in an interview that he is understanding of fans hating on him.
The cross-section of hip hop and basketball culture is a large one with both influencing each other’s style, and stars of each hailing from the same regions. In 2004, Jay-Z bought into the Nets for $350,000, which was only valued at roughly 0.15% of the franchise. Although not a large investor, Jigga became the sideline face of the franchise, and was involved in moving the team from the Mead
Sneaker names, and the sneakers themselves, are often a cause of criticism, especially amongst sneaker communities. At times, the criticism and ridicule can turn into a full blown controversy. Sometimes, the controversy surround a sneaker is silly and unwarranted. Other times, it's hard to believe a sneaker ever made it out of the factory in the first place.
In less than one minute, a total of 33,795 people clicked the Twitter Link only release for the Doernbecher Jordan 5. To put it into perspective, in a perfect world, you hypothetically had a 0.002959017% chance of scoring a pair.
Exclusive Interview: Sir Michael Rocks Talks On His Solo Career, The Cool Kids, Signing To Curren$y's JLR & More May 14, 2012 at 03:25 PM 7,583 Views
Sir Michael Rocks, also known as Mikey Rocks, also known as 1/2 of the Cool Kids, is probably the freshest motherfucker ever. It's not even a cocky thing, he'll tell you himself, it's just what it is. But not only is Mikey Rocks always fresh, he's always ahead of the curve, music-wise and fashion-wise.
Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and instantly bursted into uncontrollable laughter? Raised your eyebrow? Scratched your head? Instantly smiled? Thought, "Damn. That's dope."? Stared at your phone? Did an instant repost? HNHH is sure you've answered yes to at least one of those questions.
After a few paltry weeks, we finally have a chart we can be proud of. Good on you, HNHH fam. Our Top 100 chart contained a number of notable tracks this week. These are songs that generated a lot of interest, whether it be through comments or views, and still deserve a second look or a deeper consideration.
Because so many people are out in the streets flexin' and doing it for the gram, hip hop artists included, it was only right that HNHH decided to bring a new feature, "28 Grams: Hip Hop Instagram Recap".
Chris Bosh gets a lot of flack for unknowingly making funny faces during photos, and generally giving off the wrong impression, but recently he was involved in something cool as Childish Gambino recorded his latest album at Bosh's house.
This week's search for a remix had us stumbling upon this Chi Duly version of everyone's latest jam stuck on repeat, "Club Goin' Up On A Tuesday," by ILoveMakonnen (most likely the Drake-remixed version).
SBTRKT took the world by storm with his first LP. Released at the base of the alternative R&B explosion, the album perfectly blended dance music and soul, even catching the eye of Drake and inspiring him to drop a verse on "Wildfire," which in turn became more popular than the original (but that's every day for Drake). How will SBTRKT's second album stack up to the first one?
O.J. Mayo isn't happy with the footage released of him playing Michael Jordan back when Mayo was still in high school. During a recent interview, MJ told a story of how a young Mayo was talking trash and going at him at Jordan's own camp. This in turn cause Mike to actually try, at which point he shut young O.J. down and scored countless easy buckets on him.
Hype Williams may have only directed four videos in 2014, but that doesn't mean we can't all remember a time when every dope hip-hop video seemed to have Hype's fingerprints on it. Countless legendary MCs collaborated with Hype Williams, including the likes of Jay Z, Notorious B.I.G., Nas, Busta Rhymes and A Tribe Called Quest, and also R&B stars like Blackstreet, Aaliyah, Usher and Mary J.
Exclusive: King Los Talks On "Becoming King" Mixtape & HNHH Original "Born A King" Nov 8, 2012 at 09:31 AM 7,479 Views
While King Los was shooting the official video for his HNHH Original "Born A King" we caught up with him on the set to shoot him a few questions. Los' upcoming mixtape, Becoming King, is set to drop November 29th, and has a slew of features including Wiz Khalifa, Diddy, Machine Gun Kelly etc. So we wanted to know who he wanted to have featured that doesn't make an appearance. Los
While performing at Power 105.1′s Powerhouse 2013 at the Barclay Center, Kendrick Lamar to hit the stage in the Nike Air Foamposite One "Safari". Kendrick got the hookup on the much anticipated foams, which are scheduled to release on November 27th.
This week we're seeing several new hip-hop and r'n'b entries on Charts Don't Lie, or more to the point, the Billboard 200. Nothing too crazy happened though, with r'n'b singer Tank taking our top spot, but that's only with a debut at #13 (selling 17,000 units). We're mainly seeing underground/indie numbers with our new entries.
Looks like it was a good call for us to include J.R. Smith on our “10 NBA Players Who Love Clubbing & Partying” list. Smith has been under scrutiny the past few months since he was spotted partying at clubs during the New York Knicks’ playoff run – in which the Sixth man of the Year underperformed in. Now the league has revealed that J.R.
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.
Being a fan of Hip-Hop is no simple matter. It’s more than the clothes you wear; it’s more than the songs on your ipod. It’s a commitment to a culture so sweeping that superficial affection won’t suffice. Although casual adoration is acceptable, it’s far from lasting. To be an abiding disciple is to be married to Hip-Hop.
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.
Remix Fix: Introducing Gardiner Express & Their Version Of A$AP Rocky's "Pretty Flacko 2" Jan 20, 2015 at 03:16 PM 7,446 Views
While never officially released as a single, A$AP Rocky's "Pretty Flacko" quickly became a favorite among the rapper's fans.
Red October, gamma blue, elephant print, camo print; you get the idea. 2013 was filled with a ton of polarizing colorways and designs that even had the celebrities itching to get a pair.
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