Review: Nispey Hussle's "Crenshaw"

To answer the above question, yes, mostly. His recent headlines alone show that there’s something to Nipsey Hussle, and we do get a glimpse of what that 'something' may be in Crenshaw. Overall,...

  • Review: Nispey Hussle's "Crenshaw"
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    To answer the above question, yes, mostly. His recent headlines alone show that there’s something to Nipsey Hussle, and we do get a glimpse of what that 'something' may be in Crenshaw. Overall, the tape is a good listen and a sound effort. The production is absolutely amazing. From top to bottom, there’s not a single whack beat on this project. Nipsey’s beat selection is one of his best...
  • No. 1 Prospect Andrew Wiggins Expected To Sign $140M Shoe Deal
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    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 $180 million. Over at Bleacher Report they posted a fantastic, long feature on the future of Wiggins' shoe contract status.  All the major players were mentioned with Nike and adidas projected to be...
  • Underrated Audio: October 12- October 18
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    This week was a good one for hip-hop. The BET Hip-Hop Awards delivered cyphers from plenty of rappers, and Curren$y hopped on a track with his former YMCMB bosses, Lil Wayne and Birdman, which was pretty cool. DJ Khaled also leaked a bajillion tracks off Suffering From Success (well, at least four).  Today we bring you five dope tracks that didn't get all the love they should have in terms of...
  • In The A: The Changing Faces Of Atlanta Hip-Hop
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    Atlanta, Georgia. The city bursting with waffle houses and strip clubs also happens to be one of today’s hip-hop capitals. Trap music has skyrocketed over the past couple years, ATL being its home. Twenty years ago, however, there was a much different picture in the A. The Dirty South was simply trying to garner recognition while the East and West Coasts shared a stranglehold on the rap scene....
  • 20 Vintage Photos Of Rap Legends Together
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    Throwback photos have definitely become somewhat of a a novelty at this point, but there's a certain nostalgia a photo can create that is hard to find anywhere else. We've compiled a list of 20 of the best vintage photographs of legendary rappers together-- some of the pairs are predictable, some are surprising, and a few of the rappers pictured are no longer with us. Either way, they're all...
  • Snoop Dogg Explains His Name Change & Talks BET Cyphers
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    Snoop Dogg stays a busy man, from hosting the BET Hip-Hop Awards, to working on new music, to hosting his own YouTube segment GGN News, the rapper/reggae artist/funk artist doesn't stop. His latest foray into the genre of funk with producer Dam-Funk incited his name change (once more) from Snoop Dogg to Snoop Lion to now, Snoopzilla. We talked to Snoop while he was on the set of his GGN series to...
  • Cement Jordan 3s NOT Released
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    In a blow to sneakerheads everywhere, word on the streets is the Black/Cement Air Jordan 3 '88 will NOT be releasing. That type of news is too diabolical, even for a Monday. After the White/Cement 3 '88 released it was almost a certainty amongst the sneaker community that the black version would also be retro'd. It seems those were all just rumors though, and a Black/Cement 3 '88 release was...
  • Andre Drummond Jumps Over A Grandpa To Dunk & Gets Scored On By Him
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    Andre Drummond continues his Vine/Instagram video dominance.  This past summer we saw Drummond dunk on, and get dunked on by girls, work on his handles at the airport, and then show us his new funky free throw technique. His latest video installment features him jumping over a grandpa and dunking - he cleared the elderly man with ease and took off from fairly far out.  Then in the next video,...
  • Bun B Dope Red Jordan 1 LOTS
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    The all red "Legends of the Summer" Jordans that were worn during the Jay-Z/Justin Timberlake tour had sneakerheads hopeful that these tonal kicks would someday hit retail. It doesn't seem like they will be released, which means the pairs that were made are that much more exclusive.This particular glittery pair of the Air Jordan 1 "LOTS" belongs to Bun B who took to instagram to show off his...
  • Dwyane Wade Gave Gabrielle Union A Heat Championship Ring
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    On Tuesday night the Miami Heat received their 2013 NBA Championship rings, and lifted their championship banner in a pre-game ring ceremony.  Members of the Heat weren't the only ones who were given a ring however, as Dwyane Wade surprised long time girlfriend, Gabrielle Union, with one of her own. Tuesday was actually Union's 41st birthday, and D Wade stopped by her party at Hyde night club...
  • Oregon Players Suspended For Selling Team Issued PE Jordans
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    Earlier today, the University of Oregon announced that men's basketball players Ben Carter and Dominic Artis violated NCAA rules by selling team-issued apparel over the past year. Selling team apparel is a violation of NCAA bylaw 16.11.2.1, which prohibits student athletes from receiving extra benefits.According to reports, Artis, Carter and three former players sold exclusive basketball shoes,...
  • LeBron James Compares Toronto's Mayor Smoking Crack To "Breaking Bad"
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    Last night LeBron James and the Miami Heat visited Toronto to take on the Raptors, and LeBron was asked about a scandal going on in that city that involves the mayor of Toronto smoking crack.  During the pre-game presser, members of the local Toronto media asked James if he had been following the City Hall scandal which had made local news: the mayor of Toronto was caught on tape smoking crack...
  • Dwyane Wade's Li-Ning Christmas Kicks
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    On Christmas Day, Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat will be taking on Kobe and the Lakers. The NBA stars always break out a Christmas inspired sneaker on this day that has the sneaker community giddy with excitement. The first to unveil their Christmas surprise is Li-Ning with its Way of Wade "Christmas." This frog looking green upper is actually considered a stingray-inspired print. Still, I'm...
  • Underrated Audio: November 2 - November 8
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    Everyone seems to be in Eminem overdrive with the release of Marshall Mathers LP 2 (HotNewHipHop is no different, as you probably noticed), but Underrated Audio gives us a chance to shy away from whatever is taking over our Top 100 chart or taking over our News feed. Thus, we bring you four records from three different spitters and one completely new artist we've never heard before, all of whom...
  • 10 Albums That Should've Happened
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    It’s often said you should never put off tomorrow what you can do today. Although this saying works with most people, for some it’s more of a challenge. For rappers, it can result in not delivering that highly anticipated project the fans have been waiting for. With that, we at HNHH have compiled a list of albums and entertainers that should have capitalized on the moment to bring what...
  • Origins: The Samples From Eminem's "The Marshall Mathers LP 2"
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    Eminem took things back to basics on his new LP. The Detroit rapper recruited one of Hip Hop's pioneers, Rick Rubin, to help him channel some classic sounds and ideas, many of which came through sampling.  The late 80s era of hip hop they pull from is well-represented in plenty of small vocal snippets and interpolations not instantly evident to the casual rap listener. Many of the musical...
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