140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Feb. 8-14)

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...

  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Feb. 8-14)
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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. Each week we take a look at some of the most memorable twitter moments from some of the genres biggest personalities. This...
  • Charts Don’t Lie: February 16
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    Although we saw an increase in overall album sales last week, due to the Grammys and the Super Bowl, this week we're back down again, with a 3% decrease compared to last week. While Bruno Mars isn't featured on the list below, it should be noted he's still benefiting from the Super Bowl half-time show, with two of his albums, Unorthodox Jukebox having an astounding 92% increase, and his...
  • 20 Vintage Photos Of Rap Legends Together Part 2
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    Back in October we decided to comb through the interwebs and provide you with a gallery of twenty vintage photos of some of your favorite rap legends together. The gallery included throwback photos of Tupac with Snoop Dogg, Jay Z with Diddy and Aaliyah, Lil Kim and Left Eye, Eminem with Timbaland, Missy Elliott and Aaliyah and many more, making for quite the viewing experience.  Everyone...
  • Win Beats Headphones, Follow HotNewHipHop on Instagram!
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    THE RULES ARE SIMPLE:1) Follow @HotNewHipHop on Instagram 2) Repost the below image on Instagram with #HOTNEW @hotnewhiphop*TIP: Try to get as many likes on your repost. 3) Winners will be chosen at random at the end of February and contacted via Instagram.  The winners will also be announced on the next contest article in March. * Please note that this contest is only eligible for US...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Feb. 15-21)
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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. Each week we take a look at some of the most memorable twitter moments from some of the genres biggest personalities. This...
  • Review: Lil Herb's "Welcome To Fazoland"
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    With Chief Keef, King L, Lil Reese and Lil Durk signing to major labels in 2013, Chicago's drill scene saw all of its major stars graduating to more commercial successes, leaving vacancies in the underground mixtape scene that the genre was born from. Enter Lil Bibby and Lil Herb, two MCs ages 19 and 18, respectively, who seemed to be the "Heir Apparents" to the scene, especially after using that...
  • First look Air Jordan 11 Low Aqua Safari
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    The Jordan 11 Low "Aqua Safari" can be added to the list of summer releases. A specific release date has not been set, but this "Aqua Safari" colorway would be fitting for a summer release alongside the other Air Jordan 11 Lows. The teal aqua flavored patent leather adorns a safari printed look that is definitely going to draw some attention. For now, the Aqua 11 Low is a GS release,...
  • Classic Rotation: Eminem's "The Slim Shady LP" 15 Years Later
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    In early 1999, a white rapper came out of relative obscurity and pissed off a lot of people. He was a white kid from Detroit, backed by a legend in Dr. Dre, and savvy music -industry heavyweight Jimmy Lovine. Who was this bleach blond asshole liberally speaking about slitting his father’s throat and stuffing his baby’s Mama into the trunk of his car? The answer was in the...
  • Review: ScHoolboy Q's "Oxymoron"
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    An important facet of memorable groups throughout hip-hop history is chemistry: the dynamics every member brings to the table is an essential part of a group's success. Black Hippy's rise to the top has been so prevalent and quick because each of their four main members - Ab-Soul, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock and Kendrick Lamar - each bring something radically different to what the crew represents....
  • New Air Jordan 4 GMP Pack Customs
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    The Golden Moments Pack serves as inspiration for this Air Jordan 4, created by Ceezem Customs. The kicks utilize the Cement Air Jordan 4 as a base, and take on the familiar colorway that adorned the Jordan 6 & 7 from the GMP Pack. Hard to go wrong with a white, black, and gold color scheme, especially when its stamped on an Air Jordan 4 silhouette. For more information, or for inquires, you...
  • Hollywood Halloween Party
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    Check out some pics from Greystone Manor's Hennessy Halloween party. We found Jermaine Dupri floating in space, "King" Christina Millian, Neyo as an R&B crooner, Drumma Boy dressed as a Super Producer,  and Hit boy and Joie Chavis too. Chris Brown and Karrueche were present (but sat at separate tables) and did not pose for the camera, but all had a great night.  
  • BTS Photos: Video Shoot For Gucci Mane & Rick Ross' "Respect Me"
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    Gucci Mane and Rick Ross have wasted no time in shooting visuals for "Respect Me," their joint Young Jeezy diss.Check out some flicks from behind the scenes of the shoot in Atlanta, via DDotOmen.
  • Rap Elect: If Rappers Ran The Government
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    We already know what rappers think about today's election, but what if those same rappers were the ones running the government? Election season has been in full swing since the beginning of the fall, and as the nation heads to the polls to decide the future of the United States for the next four years, one could only imagine how this country would be if the next President...
  • A$AP Rocky Covers Complex, Says He Has Influenced Kanye West
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    A$AP Rocky, who wants to continue to grow his buzz before his album LongLiveA$AP will drop, landed the cover of Complex Magazine's December/January issue, so that's sure to help.In the issue Complex speaks with the rapper while he's on tour, you can read the full cover story here. Catch an excerpt from the interview below. Do you think you’re influencing people like...
  • NBA's 10 Best Rappers
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    “A rapper”.  This is the common response an NBA player gives when asked “what would you be if you weren’t in the NBA?”, (with “actor” a close second).  Many ballers have put their money where the mic is and tried their hand at rapping, an even a few have started up their own fledgling labels.  We take a look at the NBAers who have shown some promise on the mic.     HNHH...
  • Alicia Keys Covers Complex
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    Yesterday we saw A$AP Rocky's cover for Complex's December 2012/January 2013 issue and today we get a look at Alicia Keys' cover.Alicia Keys talks about her new album, Girl On Fire, which drops November 27th, motherhood and more in the issue. Read the full story here.Peep the cover and photos from the shoot below. Who's cover are you feeling more, Rocky or Alicia?
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