• Wiz Khalifa Calls Lola Monroe Best Female Rapper
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    The title of best female rapper is a buzz term that gets thrown around a lot, and is often hotly contested.  Several female emcees have been vying for the title.  A rivalry of sorts has began between Iggy Azalea, and Azealia Banks with people choosing sides between the dualing female artists.  Kreayshawn has a large internet following, and Honey Cocaine is receiving notoriety for her guest...
  • Charts Don't Lie: September 8
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    This week Big Sean and Juicy J enter the Billboard 200, debuting one after another. Each rapper sold a respectable amount, however, it's nothing too crazy. Sean Don actually sold less than his debut album, although he promoted Hall Of Fame as better than his debut, perhaps the fans didn't care that much? They cared enough though-- he moved 72,000 units, which gave him a #3 debut. It sometimes...
  • Youth Wave: HNHH Talks To Mindless Behavior And Jacob Latimore
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    During an open audition with over 600 hopefuls, Mindless Behavior was conceived in 2008 by Conjunction Entertainment Inc. CEO Walter Millsap (Beyonce, Alicia Keys, J.Lo) and Streamline Records head Vincent Herbert (Lady Gaga).  Prodigy, Princeton, Roc Royal, and Ray Ray where clear standouts from the pack and solidified the group's lineup. For the next two years, they immersed themselves...
  • 10 Wildest Mascots In The NBA
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    Pierre the Pelican, mascot of the New Orleans Pelicans, has been catching a ton of heat for being too scary. It's understandable that organizations want their mascots to be fan friendly and compatible with kids, but at the same time this isn't a beauty pageant.  Sure, Pierre might be straight up terrifying to 80% of the adult population, but he's still out there going crazy for the city of...
  • All-Star Weekend Restocks Leaked
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    Instagram user Iamtmcii posted a shot of what looks to be a massive week of restocks leading up to the NBA All-Star game. The list includes Taxi 12s, Bobcats and Steel 10s, Bel Air and Laney 5s, Infrared 3Lab 5s and more.  February is synonymous with big sneaker releases so its reasonable to believe this list could be the real deal. The restocks, according to this list, are scheduled to...
  • Top 90s Era Rappers Who Are Still Relevant
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    The 1990’s was the most crucial decade in the mainstream acceptance of hip hop as a viable art form. The genre’s fresh, energetic sound, coupled with an explosion of talent and one very tragic feud, allowed for rap music to assume a dominant position in popular culture. Some of the legendary acts that created the foundation for this success are still emceeing, and rapping with the same...
  • SKEE Live on HotNewHipHop: Nipsey Hussle, Paris Hilton & Dom Kennedy
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    HNHH is now covering SKEE Live as a weekly series.  We're bringing you behind-the-scenes footage and interviews from all the guests.  Here's a little preview of what's to come, as well as our chat last week with Paris Hilton. Interviews from Nipsey Hussle and Dom Kennedy will be up on HNHH YouTube shortly.  Don't forget to subscribe here! SKEE Live airs every Tuesday 10pm ET (7pm PT) on AXS...
  • 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...
  • 10 Most Expensive Sneakers At Flight Club, Totalling $33K
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    In todays day in age of the internet and online shopping, you can never be too sure what you're getting until you have it in your hands. This is a particularly scary process for sneakerheads, who often pay well over retail for sneakers via the internet.Thankfully, stores like Flight Club exist. Albeit, their 80/20 consignment makes prices a bit higher than usual, the peace of mind that you're...
  • Dom Kennedy And Skeme Discuss Their Roots On The Damon Campbell Show
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    HNHH presents "The Damon Campbell Show," in which our interviewer, Damon Campbell, conduct in-depth interviews with Hip-Hop artists. For the first segment, we have Skeme and Dom Kennedy in the seats to talk about their background and their current musical projects, while Dom kicks off his first show for the "Get Home Safely" tour in Detroit. Starting off the interview, Damon asks Dom about...
  • Dom Kennedy Explains Album Title "Get Home Safely"
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    Dom Kennedy is following up his acclaimed (and free) Yellow Album with Get Home Safely, an iTunes project dropping October 15th. Dom's let go the artwork and tracklist, and just last week he let go the track "Dominic" off the LP as well as a "South Central Love" visual, but aside from that, he's been keeping the records on lock. Soon enough we'll be able to hear the records on Get Home Safely,...
  • Charts Don’t Lie: November 17th
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    Eminem week officially hit us with full force. We've seen legendary rappers like Jay Z and Kanye West both drop albums this past year, but none compared to the chart domination of Slim Shady. As we mentioned last week, a few of Em's old albums had popped back up on the Billboard 200, presumably due to anticipation for new one, MMLP2. Well, this past week, that was taken to the next level, with...
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: Sept 2-10
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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 Meek Mill, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz and more! Take a look at the list in the gallery above, and feel free to let us know your own favorite tracks...
  • Contest Giveaway: Win Tickets To The Rick Ross "Mastermind" Tour
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    THE RULES ARE SIMPLE:1) Follow HotNewHipHop on Instagram and Facebook  2) Enter the comment below: "@HotNewHipHop.com, get me Rick Ross tickets in  CITY NAME! " 3) We will announce all 3 winners on November 8th.Winners will be chosen at random and announced in this article, so make sure to check back on the announcement dates.  Winners who are not following HNHH on Facebook and Instagram...
  • Jay-Z Pulls A "Kanye" At BET Awards
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    One of the most infamous events in Kanye's career is when he stormed the stage during the 2009 MTV VMA's after Taylor Swift's video beat out Beyonce's.  Well, Jay-Z used an opportunity Sunday to poke fun at his Watch The Throne collaborator.  The two won the Best Video award for the video of "Otis" off Watch The Throne.  Playing off when West grabbed the mic from Swift...
  • It's Yo Birthday: Top 10 Tyga Tracks
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    First gaining recognition with a feature on the YMCMB crew track "Bedrock", Tyga has had a significant rise to fame over the years and has never looked back. Having released an independent album followed by two successful studio albums, the Compton native is surfing on the wave of success he's created along with his crew members Drake and Nicki Minaj. Turning 23 today, Tyga has achieved more...
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