Underrated Audio: June 29-July 5

With the 4th of July having happened this past week, and people still celebrating this weekend, the blogging has been toned down the past few days. However, at the beginning of the week, we saw...

  • Underrated Audio: June 29-July 5
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    With the 4th of July having happened this past week, and people still celebrating this weekend, the blogging has been toned down the past few days. However, at the beginning of the week, we saw notable mixtape releases from Ty Dolla $ign, PartyNextDoor and Joey Bada$$. The two former singers are featured on UA this week, alongside three rappers, the "bob seger of undergroup rap" aka Atmosphere, a...
  • Lamar Odom Goes Crazy On Paparazzi, Police Investigating
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    Even though you would suspect a veteran of the L.A. scene who is married to a reality TV star would be comfortable with the paparazzi, Lamar Odom, who is known to be sensitive, lost his cool and went nuts on some photographers who questioned him about his marriage and now the police are investigating. As previously reported, Odom became incensed when a paparazzo asked if he was having sexual...
  • Underrated Audio: July 6-12
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    Jay-Z basically dominated the web this past week with the release of Magna Carta Holy Grail and all the interviews and promo that followed. Music-wise, there wasn't much else too major, with releases from the usual suspects like Juicy J and Ace Hood, and even Cory Gunz and Joey Bada$$. While those songs have definitely not been overlooked this past week, Underrated Audio brings you four tracks...
  • New Doernbecher Jordan 4 August 2013 Release Date
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    The Doernbecher Jordan 4 will be re-releasing this summer, to the joy/hate of many sneakerheads. Following the Doernbecher Jordan 3 re-release, the Doernbecher Jordan 4 is slated for an August drop, though the exact date is not yet known. Designed by  Isaiah Scott in 2011, this retro features an icy sole with comic book details, going with the overall Superman theme. Selling out immeadiately...
  • Jay Z Feels He's "Helping The Culture" By Being An Agent
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    Jay Z (no hyphen) has been doing various interviews after dropping his Magna Carta...Holy Grail LP, and the subject of his Roc Nation Sports Agency keeps coming up.   After relinquishing his minority ownership of the Brooklyn Nets to become a sports agent who can represent NBA players, the Roc Nation guru says in an interview with Elliott Wilson that his “time was up,” with the...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (July 21-28)
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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. This week features Danny Brown, Chief Keef, Kanye West and more!
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: July 22-28
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    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out and left room for discussion. This edition features Childish Gambino, Nipsey Hussle, Tech N9ne, and more! Take a look at the list in the gallery above, and feel free to let us know your own favorite...
  • Talking To Kevin Gates & The Featherstones On "Smiling Faces"
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    Kevin Gates doesn't seem to do much talking, but he doesn't really need to when his music says it all. Kevin Gates is a rapper who comes from the streets of Baton Rouge, Lousiana, and chose to focus on his rap life instead of the streets. His music reflects this, and in it he expresses himself in ways not many gangsters usually do.  There's a lot of emotion in Gates' lyrics, there is wordplay...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (July 24-31)
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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. This week features Slim Thug, Chief Keef, Gunplay and more!
  • Best Kicks On Fresh Prince Of Bel Air
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    I've always loved this show, but more than that, it was clear the prince always had the freshest kicks. A lot of people claim to be "Sneakerheads". Here's a little test to see where you rank in terms of being a real head or a poser. Be sure to put your answers in the comment section below. 
  • Rick Ross, A$AP Rocky Lead Latest Trend
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  • Episode 3 Of Our Exclusive "Under The Influence" BTS With Berner, A$AP Rocky, Wiz Khalifa, Joey Bada$$ & More
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    As the "Under The Influence" tour continues, we're bringing you an exclusive look at Berner, Wiz Khalifa, Trinidad James, Ty Dolla $ign and more in their day-to-day adventures. This week we have episode three of the Taylor Gang vlog, with Berner tests out a drink called Hemp 2.0 on his fellow "Under The Influence" performers, to rave reviews, there's skating, performing, A$AP Rocky teases his new...
  • Charts Don't Lie: August 11
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    We have two new-comers to Charts Don't Lie this week, who come from opposite ends of the spectrum- Robin Thicke and Tech N9ne. Both artists had impressive debuts, with Thicke earning a #1 debut for the first time, and Tech N9ne earning his chart peak as well. Independent labels may just be the way of the future, as Mac Miller and Tech (and others) have proved again and again how they can do it...
  • 10 Criminal NBA Players
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    A few NBA players have made headlines this summer for their off-court antics which has led to fines, suspensions, and even gone to court.  Michael Beasley was charged with marijuana possession (again) and now may be cut by the Suns.  NBA journeyman, Terrel Harris was suspended five games for testing positive for a banned substance (most likely weed).  Plus, Terrence Jones was recently booked...
  • Big Sean VIP Meet and Greet Contest
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    HotNewHipHop and RUVilla have partnered up to give Big Sean fans VIP treatment at his Ohio "Hall of Fame" block party, where the winners and a friend get to cut the line and take a photo with him. Contest Rules: 1. Follow @HotNewHipHop and @RUVilla on Instagram2. Repost this photo and include #HNHHHOF in the caption3. You're automatically entered into the...
  • Back To School Kicks
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    Nike Sportswear decided to go with a clean look while designing the Air Max 1's of the color pack.With 3 sneakers in this pack, they all have the exact same color blocking aside one color. These kicks interchange a forest green, a varsity red and a cool grey on the mudguard, the eyelets, the air bubble and the Nike Air branding on the tongue.This super simple trifecta of kicks are perfect for...
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