HNHH staff shares their favorite songs of the past week.
This week has proved to be pretty eventful when it comes to song releases. There was actually a lot to choose from when it came time to compile our weekly Staff Picks playlist, and we're expecting the commenters to call us out on any and all oversights. There were Drake leaks. There was a Weeknd remix of Bryson Tiller. There was a G-Eazy remix. There was a 50 Cent remix.
If Def Jam taught us anything, it's to respect the DJ. The DJ is responsible for the perpetuation of the art form that is hip-hop. Without DJs, there'd be no medium for the streets and masses to access the music they crave.
It was only a matter of time before the Nike Air Yeezy colorway found its way onto a Foamposite model. Today's custom from hippieneal gives us a look of what the famous Kanye West design would look like in Foamposite form. The Solar Red lining is spot on, and the sole captures the glow in the dark soles perfectly. The question is, would you cop? Let us know using the cop or not feature!
The ongoing Lamar Odom saga continues, as he was spotted by TMZ reporters as he was leaving a restaurant and he said he does not have a drug problem.This comes after LO caught a DUI and then apparently checked himself into rehab, and then left rehab only a day later. Reports were that his family, most notably his wife Khloe Kardashian, was worried about him. Asked by the reporters if he has a
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
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.
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.
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.
Dawn Richard is used to being a couple of steps ahead. Signed and releasing music since 2004, the New Orleans singer has seen every side of the industry in her decade-plus career, from the pinnacle of major label excess to the humbling and freeing independent grind. As unpredictable as it's been, she's managed to push her sound forward with every release.
Featuring appearances from Rick Ross, YG, Wiz Khalifa and Jeremih, Krept & Konan's recently-released debut album isn't exactly what you'd expect from a pair of UK rappers. The Long Way Home has proven huge for the duo, breaking sales records in their home country and attracting the attention of first time listeners stateside.
More sad news developing out of the Lamar Odom drug use saga as it's been reported that he is secluded with two younger women and all he does is smoke crack. The news of Lamar's drug use has been escalating and resulted in a DUI, and an all-too-brief stay at a rehab center.
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.
As soon as the "If Young Metro don't trust you, I'ma shoot you" drop appeared in the middle of Kanye's MSG performance last week, an audible "Damn..." came from the crowd seated in the theater with me. 'A Ye and Future song?!', we all asked ourselves, struggling to calculate just how many flame emojis we'd have to use when describing the track to those who missed the listening session.
For those of you late in the game, after premiering this past winter at Sundance, the documentary “Fresh Dressed” is now available to the public. Directed by Sacha Jenkins, the film is an incredibly dope example of the multifaceted culture that is, hip-hop. The film maps the history of hip-hop in connection to fashion, all within the evolving framework of the Black community.
There are talks that Kobe Bryant will take a paycut after this season to allow the Lakers cap space to sign free agents, but for now he's the highest paid player in the league, and today he will receive a massive payday. As part of his contract, the Lakers are going to give Kobe a lump sum of over $24 million towards his $30 million contract today.
This week definitely ended on a high note.
After winning his second championship and Finals MVP, it’s no shock that LeBron James thinks he can do anything. Sharing fandom with many rappers, including Jay-Z and Kanye West, LBJ recently tried his hand at rapping over the instrumental for their Watch The Throne “Ni**as In Paris” track – the perennial anthem from 2011. Taking to Instragram, King James posted a couple sneak peaks of
Whether we know him as the infamous 2 Chainz, Tity Boi or one half of Playaz Circle, the rapper has written some of the funniest and sometimes plain ridiculous lines in hip hop. His fans can’t help but memorize and shout out his outrageous quotables, something which is beginning to characterize Tity 2 Necklace.
Shout out the weekend. Friday is upon us. We're kicking off the weekend as we usually do, with a dose of our staff's favorite Soundcloud releases from the past seven days. This week turned out to be pretty big on the mixtape side, with Ty Dolla $ign, Big K.R.I.T., Jadakiss and Jeezy dropping free projects.
You might be thinking "Here we go, yet another dissection into the enigma that is Young Thug." But that's just the thing with Thugger.
LeBron James recently got married to his long-time girlfriend, Savannah Brinson, at a three-day event. Wanting to keep it fairly low-key, the couple only invited around 200 guests, which included Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union, Ray Allen, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, Pat Riley, Erik Spoelstra, and two heavy hitters in Jay Z and Beyonce. Not only did the hip hop royalty attend the wedding, bu
As we continue to suffer through the #MusicDrought (as one HNHH commenter put it), we once again bring you weekly jams that stood out from the mainstream ish we hear all the time. There's some variety on this week's list, from simple instrumentals, to chilled out strip club music, to ignorant bangers. A little something for everyone to vibe too.
A$AP Rocky's project with Jeremy Scott finally has a release date, dropping on September 28th.
The Air Jordan Future will release on March 1st, with a $185 price tag. The "Future" Air Jordan is constructed of a woven upper, complete with 3M threads. The sneaker resembles the Air Jordan 11, and the classic 11 outsole sits beneath the unique build. One of the Jordan Future colorways features a red outsole, and the other utilizes a milky outsole beneath the woven upper.
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Lil Uzi Vert is a young artist out of Philadelphia that has had a huge 2015. He's worked with the likes of Cardo, DJ Drama, A$AP Ferg, Metro Boomin and more. If you don't know him, it's a good time to get acquainted.
Last night Barbara Walters hosted the "10 Most Fascinating People of 2013." Did I watch it? No, of course not, I watched sports like a bro. However, it did get me thinking about the most fascinating kicks of 2013 though. fas·ci·nat·ing (adj.)- Possessing the power to charm or allure; captivating.
When Ray Allen left the Boston Celtics in 2012 to join the Miami Heat, certain members of the C's spoke out against him fleeing the team.
After taking a break over the holidays/daze, we've returned with Staff Picks in all it's playlist glory. Although music in general slowed down over the holiday season, things seem to be picking back up this week, as is reflected in the Staff Picks playlist.
Last month we focused on Jeezy's first three albums to curate a Throwback Thursday of the trap star's better-known, early work. Today, we're going to dig a little deeper, going for features, lesser-known cuts, and rarities that he recorded during the course of 2000-2010.