• 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...
  • Tech N9ne Says He Wants To Work With Eminem & Get Beats From Kanye West
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    We recently heard Tech N9ne go crazy (and spit super fast) on Hopsin's "Rip Your Heart Out," which is just one of several collaborations the two rappers have done together.The same day "Rip Your Heart Out" dropped, we hit up DJ Skee's Skee Live show and got to talk to Tech about his music and who else he'd like to work with in the rap game. Tech Ninna revealed a desire to work with the...
  • DJ Clark Kent's 112 Nike SB Dunk Low
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    The DJ Clark Kent x Nike SB Dunk Low "112" is scheduled to release on November 26th with a $98 price tag. The SB takes on the 112 theme head-on with it's classic silver, neon, and elephant print design. Neon laces, outsole and branding are electrifying sitting alongside the 3M silver upper. The timeless elephant print handles the ankle collar and wraps around the entire heel, while a black...
  • Kevin Durant Shows Off His Exclusive "Oregon Ducks" Air Jordan 5
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    Despite claiming he is not a sneakerhead, and despite his allegiance to the University of Texas, Kevin Durant took to instagram to display a very exclusive pair of the Air Jordan 5 "Oregon Ducks." The sneakers, which first surfaced over a week ago, have gotten a lot of attention, as do most Oregon Duck Jordan PE's. The green suede looks super clean on the 5s silhouette with the "O" on the tongue,...
  • Kickasso Makes LeBron X "Duck Dynasty" Customs
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    Customizer Kickasso gave the Nike LeBron X a West Monroe, Louisiana vibe with this "Duck Dynasty" custom. The outrageous t.v show made famous by their wild Uncle Si, is the inspiration behind this woodsy camo custom. The Nike LeBron X "Duck Dynasty" features orange laces, accents and air unit to keep you safe while looking stylish on your duck hunt. 
  • Waka Flocka Reveals Rap EDM Album "Flockaveli Psychotics" To Drop Next Year
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    Waka Flocka has not been shy about his support of the EDM genre, he's even touring with electronic DJ Steve Aoki at the moment. We caught Waka on a day off in L.A. and got a quick update on what it's like to tour with Aoki, Flockaveli 2, and his EDM rap album.  Waka doesn't reveal many details about Flockaveli 2, which has been delayed until 2014, but he does say, "I wanted to go back...
  • Review: Yo Gotti's "I Am"
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    “I am the struggle. I am the hustle. I am the city. I’m the pot in the kitchen.” Yo Gotti raps on the title track of his latest album, I Am. The self-proclaimed king of Memphis has been involved in the trap game for a while now, and he has much to share, telling stories through out his new album, I Am. Gotti‘s strong southern influence is clearly shown throughout the...
  • Lamar Odom Raps About Using Drugs & Cheating On Khloe In Bizarre Freestyle
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    Lamar Odom has been working out with a trainer in Long Island, and has some serious interest from both the Clippers and Lakers if he can show that he's in shape, and not using any illicit substances.  Of course this follows a tumultuous summer for Odom where reports of him using drugs like crack surfaced, and he had been mostly MIA from his family and wife Khloe Kardashian.  Now TMZ has...
  • Rappers Celebrate Thanksgiving 2013
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    It’s almost that time of year again, where you get to stuff your face with delicious food and hang out with your close friends and family. Like us normal folk, rappers celebrate Thanksgiving too. While most of the year we see rappers stunting on us and bragging about their material possessions, around Thanksgiving we often see the kinder side of hip-hop artists, as many of them will put...
  • LL Cool J On Kobe Trash Talking Him & Anthony Mason Protecting Him
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    Active in the industry for nearly 30 years, LL Cool James, has been around the entertainment industry long enough that he has some interesting tales.  In a recent sit down with SLAM, the New York native talks about his ties to the NBA community.  Apparently, he was close with Patrick Ewing, Charles Oakley and Anthony Mason - members of the tough-as-nails Knicks teams of the early 90s.   LL...
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: Nov. 25- Dec. 1
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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 J. Cole, Gucci Mane, Mac Miller and more! Take a look at the list in the gallery above, and feel free to let us know your own favorite tracks...
  • Wale Tells Us How To Reject Women Like Mutombo
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    Dikembe Mutombo has been a mainstay reference for rappers since the 90s.  Usually rappers are talking about how big they are, on the block, or how their money is "long like Mutombo."   The NBA legend has seen a post-playing career resurgence of late as his trademark blocking prowess followed by his signature finger waving were used in a viral GEIKO commercial.  Rick Ross dropped off a "No...
  • Exclusive Interview: Boi-1da Talks It Up With HNHH
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    From working with everyone from Drake to the Jonas Brothers, to being awarded at the Grammy's, Boi-1da has amassed a veritable portfolio of achievements.  In this interview, HNHH dives into what's next for the Toronto native and discusses his work on Iggy Azalea's new album, why he's rooting for OKC in the NBA Playoffs [yes, Kevin Durant is on HNHH] and how Toronto is carving out it's own sound...
  • Exclusive Interview: Yelawolf Talks On International Recognition, Joint Project With Big K.R.I.T. & More
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    HotNewHipHop met up with Yelawolf before his show in Toronto last Saturday to shoot him a few questions.We find out about his plans to motorcycle with his tour bus following him, his EP with drummer Travis Barker (which he says is finished), what the word is on a joint project with Big K.R.I.T. called Country Cousins and more.On being recognized internationally, Yela says, "it's dope, man....
  • SUMMER JAM 2012: Nas and Lauryn Hill
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  • Method Man To Work With RZA And Redman
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    There are always rumors circling around the legendary members of Wu-Tang, as the crew has been making records for almost two decades and has seen success in not only the rap game, but other avenues such as movies and commercials.  In an interview with AllHipHop, Method Man confirmed that him and RZA would be working together on Meth's next solo album. After touring together, the...
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