• The Game Shows Off Sick "Red October" Jordan 11s
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    Red October continues to haunt us, this time The Game go into the action with a sizzling hot pair of "Red October" Air Jordan 11s. The pair, complete with a snakeskin for patent leather swap, also features the iconic gold tip laces found on the Yeezy II. Black inner lining and branding at the 3rd lace slot serve as the only contrast from these bloody onslaught. No word on who's responsible for...
  • Review: MMG's "Self Made Vol. 3"
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    Mmmmaybach music. The heaviest group in hip-hop presents the third volume of their Self Made album series. Formulaically, the self-proclaimed untouchable Maybach empire haven't missed a step. Likewise previous installments in the series, Self Made Vol. 3 is packed with speaker-knocking beats driven by Rozay and company. Little new is brought to the table, but that doesn't mean the double-M G crew...
  • Air Jordan - What The 3 Custom
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    Mache Customs was at it again, celebrating Michael Jordan's birthday with a special "What The 3" Air Jordan. The custom features the original 4 colorways of the Jordan 3 including; the true blue, fire red, and black + white cement.  You can see small details of each of the four colorways at the eyestay, midsole, ankle collar and heel tab. The end result is a clean looking "What The"...
  • Top 10 Best HNHH Comments Month Ending Oct. 26
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    Today HNHH is kicking off a new monthly (we've decided on monthly rather than weekly) series, aptly titled Top 10 Best HNHH Comments. It will feature the editor's pick of favorite comments seen on the site, gathered during the weeks. The result will be posted on the last Friday of the month.Everyone is probably aware that HNHH commenters are unique in their own brand of...
  • Exclusive: Kirko Bangz Talks About Rapping At 15 & Footage From BTS Of "Walk On Green" Featuring French Montana
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    HNHH caught up with Kirko Bangz while he and French Montana were shooting the video for Bangz' brand new single, "Walk On Green," featuring French, which dropped today.While we got some BTS footage from the forthcoming video, we also spoke to Kirko briefly about his come-up. Kirko started rapping at the age of fifteen, and we asked him what his fifteen-year-old self rapped about."Nothing like...
  • Samples Of The Week: July 3rd
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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...
  • The Hip-Hop Kingdom: Can A Queen Take The Throne?
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    As 2013 came to an end, countless voices in music and specifically in the realm of Hip Hop projected that 2014 would be the year of the female MC breakthrough. From a surface point of view, a "breakthrough" for the female rapper sounds as though they have yet to be discovered or haven’t properly developed as artists. However, if at all forgotten, there was a notable eon in Hip Hop when...
  • Action Bronson Talks Beard Products & "Turning Up" At Summer Jam
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    HotNewHipHop had the pleasure of sponsoring the Festival Village stage at Summer Jam this year, which featured up-and-coming artists such as A$AP Ferg, Joey Bada$$, Troy Ave, and more. Action Bronson earned a well-deserved headlining spot at the stage, and on top of delivering a memorable performance, he stopped by the HNHH tent to meet some fans and sign some autographs. Action was in high...
  • Exclusive: Tech N9ne Responds To Being On Billboard's Power 30 List, Talks "E.B.A.H." & More
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    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...
  • Review: Meek Mill's "Dreamchasers 2"
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    The day after his 25th birthday Meek Mill released Dreamchasers 2. In one day, it became the most downloaded mixtape in recorded history. It seems the sleeper has awoken, and the dream’s become reality. Once upon a time, the Maybach Music Empire was just one man hustlin’. Metaphorical bricks flipped, multiplied and the roster grew into a trinity. Rick Ross signed Wale and Meek Mill in...
  • Jay-Z Pulls A "Kanye" At BET Awards
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    One of the most infamous events in Kanye's career is when he stormed the stage during the 2009 MTV VMA's after Taylor Swift's video beat out Beyonce's.  Well, Jay-Z used an opportunity Sunday to poke fun at his Watch The Throne collaborator.  The two won the Best Video award for the video of "Otis" off Watch The Throne.  Playing off when West grabbed the mic from Swift...
  • When Rappers Attack: 10 Rapper/Fan Altercations
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    For as long as hip hop has been a part of popular culture, it has been one of the more interactive genres in music. But while most MCs like to make the crowd a part of the show, fans sometimes go to far in trying to get close to their favorite artist. Whether they're heckling or showing love, the stage has always been an "Enter at your own risk" zone. Rappers more often than not like to settle...
  • Charts Don’t Lie: May 25
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    This week we're seeing how a little bit (or a lot, rather) of media coverage can go a long way. While we have new entries from Michael Jackson (Xscape) and Iamsu! (Sincerely Yours), we're also seeing a few classic albums re-enter the Billboard 200, plus there's the aftermath of the Solange/Jay Z elevator blow out. With MJ back on peoples' minds, not only did Xscape make a strong debut at #2, but...
  • Episode 4 Of Our Exclusive "Under The Influence" BTS With Berner, A$AP Rocky, Wiz Khalifa, Chevy Woods & More
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    With the Under The Influence tour now officially over we're also nearing the end of our vlogs on the road with Wiz Khalifa and A$AP Rocky. In episode 4 of our look behind-the-scenes on the tour, Taylor Gang hit New York before taking it North of the border to Canada. TGOD still have one last episode to bring to you from the Under The Influence hijinx, for now, watch A$AP Rocky, Wiz Khalifa, Ferg...
  • HNHH Exclusive: Nipsey Hussle Releases Acapella & Instrumental Versions Of "The Marathon Continues"
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    Nipsey Hussle has been extremely generous with his music recently, with the release of his mixtapeThe Marathon Continues, as well as X-tra Laps.  Following the success of The Marathan Continues, Nipsey has once again teamed up with HNHH to release the official Instrumental and Acapellas off the project. Stream and/or download either versions of the tape below!! The Marathon Continues-...
  • Charts Don't Lie: April 27
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    We're still awaiting the albums of both Iggy Azalea and Future to enter the charts, but this week we've got two new entries coming from August Alsina's Testimony and Dizzy Wright's State Of Mind EP. August Alsina surprised us with his first major-label album nabbing a strong debut at #2, moving 67,171 copies opening week-- compare this to the projections for Future's sophomore album, which is...
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