Looking back at some of the best hip hop Instagram posts of the week.
Business moves quick, and that's no exception for the rap world. From the hottest new signings to movie deals to album pushbacks, the industry is constantly in motion. It can be hard to keep up with at times, so we've consolidated all of the must-hear information from the past month, all in one place.
Andrew Wiggins is the most coveted player in this year's Draft, and in any of recent years. Now there's already talk that he could be signing a massive shoe contract in the neighborhood of $140 to $180 million. Over at Bleacher Report they posted a fantastic, long feature on the future of Wiggins' shoe contract status.
If you’re on this website, you probably already love Late Registration. Kanye West’s second album came in a much simpler time of his career. He wasn’t trying to change the world via fashion and design, nor was he married to a reality TV star. In 2005, Kanye was just an up-and-coming superstar with an ear for samples, an MPC to chop ‘em up on and some great lyrics.
Drugs are everywhere in hip-hop. Whether they're mentioned on the radio, seen in music videos, or smuggled into concerts, drugs are pretty much unavoidable in the genre. Weed, lean, pills, coke, booze, shrooms, you name it, dope's not to hard to find. Many rappers, like Juicy J or Lil Wayne, have made it clear in their music that they love getting fucked up.
Toronto Sounds: A Look At The Relationship Between Drake & The Weeknd Sep 10, 2013 at 12:19pm 74,676 Views
Since 2011, Drake and The Weeknd have dominated the thriving hip-hop/R&B scene in Toronto, though their relationship hasn't always been squeaky clean. Now, with The Weeknd's new album out today, and Drake's following soon after, the spotlight has never been brighter. Will Drizzy and The Weeknd continue to feed off each other? Or will the two finally go their separate routes.
The Heat, Spurs and Thunder have all had the years that were expected of them when the season tipped off six months ago. However, there have also been some surprises along the way creating a handful of sleepers in this year’s playoff field.
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant parted ways with agent Rob Pelinka and could align himself with Roc Nation Sports in the future, Sports Business Journal reported Friday night.USA Today, meanwhile, reported that Durant will go without an agent because he is signed with the Thunder thourgh the 2015-16 season.
Earlier we previewed the Bel Air Jordan 6 Rings slated to release along side the Jordan 5 of the same colorway. Today, KicksorDie previews this colorway in video format, revealing that the 6 Rings will be available in Men Sizing. What do you think of this Jordan 6 Rings colorway?
It's hard to believe we're already nearing July. With June quickly coming to an end, we have yet to really find that one -defining- song of the summer, although there have been plenty of contenders. What's your summer anthem, thus far? Has it yet to come, or is there something bubbling under the surface? Is it a song from one of the recent XXL Freshmen, namely, Fetty Wap?
Curren$y is one of the most interesting stories in hip-hop. He was on No Limit, he was on Cash Money, he was a mixtape legend, and now he has a cult following of super-fans who throw fat joints at his feet while he performs on stage.
Nowadays the lines are becoming blurred as to who is a rapper and who is a singer. Not only are genres being bent in different directions, so that it's not uncommon to find an EDM influence (or folk, if it's Yelawolf) in a rap song and vice versa, but vocals are being bent in every which way as well.
NBA players are a lot like stocks, constantly going up and down in value. Each year, some players inevitably take a turn for the worse, as age, injuries or complacency set in. Let's take a look at some players who are in danger of falling off this upcoming season.
Lamar Odom Checks Into A Rehab Center [Update: He's Not In Rehab, Khloe's Worried] Sep 5, 2013 at 03:35pm 9,201 Views
Following the urging of his wife and family, Lamar Odom has checked himself into a rehab facility for drug and alcohol abuse. Lamar Odom has checked himself into a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center, two sources confirm to PEOPLE. "He realized he needs help," a source says of the NBA free agent and husband of reality star Khloé Kardashian Odom.This follows a series of troubling reports
Charles Barkley may not be on Twitter, but if you ask him for his opinion he will give it to you unfiltered. As part of a celebrity golf tournament, Charles was on CNBC’s “Closing Bell,” where he gave his opinion on various things including people people leeching off athletes, why he stays off Twitter, and even touched on the George Zimmerman not guilty trial verdict. Barkley says th
How the hell did we make it through fifty percent of 2015 already? June has seemingly crept up out of nowhere, marking the halfway checkpoint of a year that, so far, has been ripe with exceptional releases from some of hip-hop’s brightest emcees.
Never need much of a reason to insult Dwight Howard, Shaq put him on blast after he left the Los Angeles Lakers to join the Houston Rockets, saying “not a whole lot of people can handle being under the bright lights,” and adding, “I think it was a safe move for him to go to a little town like Houston.”The people of H-Town (America’s fourth most populated city) obviously didn’t apprecia
NBA's Ugly Sleeved Christmas Day Jerseys For Heat, Lakers & More Revealed Nov 8, 2013 at 04:37pm 9,007 Views
The NBA continues to roll out new look alternative jerseys, and now we get a look at the sleeved jerseys that will be worn on the Christmas Day games. December 25th is when the NBA launches their heavy national calendar as the NFL begins to wind down and more of the casual fans turn their attention to the NBA, so Christmas Day games are a big event for the league.
Better start saving now. May 25th marks a massive restock for Jordan Brand. White Cement IVs, 88'Retro IIIs, Thunder IVs, and everybody's favorite Bred XIs will all be restocking at Eastbay, Footlocker, Finishline and Footaction locations. Click through to get the details.
"Don't do it for the Vine!" Words uttered by a dude who tried to emulate Kobe Bryant's viral video where he jumped over an Aston Martin that was driving towards him. Inspired by Mamba's sneaker placement video from 2009 where he jumped over the high-end vehicle, a man attempted the same thing, and failed...miserably.
Eminem will forever go down as one of the greatest rap artists of all time, and his career has yet to be concluded. While his music is celebrated and praised, people often forget about his long time work with Nike, creating some of the most unique and sought after shoes of all time.
Trinidad James is by no means reserved when it comes to fashion. You might see him in an all over gold print shirt, or wearing HBA with motocross pants (we don't get it either). However last night James broke out a fresh new pair of Shadow Jordan 1s, and broke a sneaker commandment. Pictured above, you can see the extra grey lace bag still attached to the shoe.
It's written in hip-hop lore: The story of a Detroit kid who fought severe personal poverty in hip-hop's battle underground, all the way to mainstream dominance. There's arguably been no other hip-hop star that's reached the level of cultural omnipresence that Eminem has at the turn of the millennium. He was hip-hop's greatest hopes and society's biggest fears all in one.
After an OVO-themed edition of Staff Picks last week, we're back to a more varied round-up of artists and songs chosen by the HNHH staff. We didn't have any big developments in the Drake/Meek Mill beef this week, at least not song-wise, although Meek is still going at Drake during his live shows. In terms of music, we we're excited to receive a new single from Mac Miller, and C
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.
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