• DJ Khaled Shows Off Infrared 23 Air Jordan 6
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    The much anticipated Air Jordan 6 "Infrared 23" has already made its way into DJ Khaled's collection. The sweet looking, new colorway will hit all retailers on February 15th. 
  • Stalking SXSW: Instagram Photo Recap (Part 2)
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    South By Southwest continues in Austin, Texas today, we've once again rounded up some of the best flicks depicting the what went down around Austin in the past few days. SXSW actually kicked off on March 7th, and lots has happened during the past week that warrants a look or two. The conference continues until Sunday, March 17th when it'll wrap up. Until that time, for all those who weren't able...
  • Review: Meek Mill's "Dreamchasers 2"
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    The day after his 25th birthday Meek Mill released Dreamchasers 2. In one day, it became the most downloaded mixtape in recorded history. It seems the sleeper has awoken, and the dream’s become reality. Once upon a time, the Maybach Music Empire was just one man hustlin’. Metaphorical bricks flipped, multiplied and the roster grew into a trinity. Rick Ross signed Wale and Meek Mill in...
  • Review: 50 Cent's "The Lost Tape"
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    50 Cent is no stranger to controversy, having feuded with just about every big name in the hip hop game. However, his latest mixtape shows that for all his enemies, Fifty’s made the right friends. The Lost Tape boasts some impressive features, most notably Snoop and Eminem, and introduces a more thoughtful, mature sound from Fifty – He’s come a long way from his “Candyshop” days.Fifty...
  • Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics Acquires MOG Music Stream Service
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    Dr. Dre's popular headphone company, Beats Electronics, has officially acquired MOG, a digital music service for streaming music.MOG, which offers music to stream of the latest releases on-demand (the service has a catalog of 16 million songs), has joined forces with the Beats Electronics company in an effort for the company to continue moving...
  • Restock Date: Jordan Bred 11s, Cement 3s & Thunder 4s
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    Better start saving now. May 25th marks a massive restock for Jordan Brand. White Cement IVs, 88'Retro IIIs, Thunder IVs, and everybody's favorite Bred XIs will all be restocking at Eastbay, Footlocker, Finishline and Footaction locations. Click through to get the details. 
  • Underrated Audio: June 4-10
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    With the hectic-ness that was HOT 97's Summer Jam UA was missing from the site last week. Nonetheless, today we return in full force looking back at tracks that were posted within the past fourteen days instead of seven, because as usual, more than a few dope cuts have gone overlooked. From the still-slept-on song-maker The-Dream, to rising New York rapper Mr. Muthafuckin eXquire, we've got...
  • SummerSet Festival Ticket Giveaway
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      HotNewHipHop is giving away six pairs of tickets for SummerSet 2013, taking place August 9-11. This year's lineup includes Big Boi, Common, and many more. Contest Rules: 1. Follow @HotNewHipHop on Instagram2. Repost this photo and include "@HotNewHipHop #HNHHSS" in the caption3. You're automatically entered into the contest Winners will be notified July 31.
  •  Charts Don't Lie: January 12
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    There aren't very many changes in this week's Charts Don't Lie compared to last week. The main list of artists has remained the same, as we have yet to receive any new rap or r'n'b debuts on the Billboard 200, although Kid Ink's debut album My Own Lane will begin charting in the near future. Ink's RCA album is projected to move a solid 40-45k, which will land him within the top 3. That's not too...
  • Underrated Audio: September 14-20
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    Last week we saw a solid output of music from artists both big and small. However, Drake took the cake with Nothing Was The Same leaking-- basically all talk revolved around Drizzy. Today let's take a look at five dope tracks that dropped in the past seven days, that are unrelated to the Toronto king. Let us know which underrated rappers you're feeling at the moment.
  • 15 Inspirational Quotes From Martin Luther King
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    Martin Luther King Jr. really needs no introduction at all, however, we will attempt to do the civil rights leader justice in our brief description.  King became a civil rights activist early on in life, having always been a gifted student, he skipped two grades growing up in Atlanta and started to attend college at age 15 without having formally graduated high school. His schooling fell in...
  • 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...
  • Swizz Beatz And Fabolous Drop In At Ruckers Park
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    Both Swiszz Beatz and Fabolous dropped in at Rucker's Park to show off Reebok's #1 Draft Pick Question Mid. The impromptu appearance was most likely a PR stunt by Reebok to boost sales of their latest Reebok Question colorway, which released today. Fans of the colorway can pick there's up online from Reebok today for $120 here. 
  • Dave Chappelle At Warriors Game
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    The current darlings of the NBA are the Golden State Warriors, who are making only their second playoff run in twenty years.  Powered by the incredible play of Stephen Curry, the Dubs picked up the slack as a team yesterday and were able to gut out an overtime win over the Spurs. Atmosphere at Oracle was electric.  This run has even brought Dave Chappelle out, who was donning the gold shirt...
  • The Game Shows Off Sick "Red October" Jordan 11s
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    Red October continues to haunt us, this time The Game go into the action with a sizzling hot pair of "Red October" Air Jordan 11s. The pair, complete with a snakeskin for patent leather swap, also features the iconic gold tip laces found on the Yeezy II. Black inner lining and branding at the 3rd lace slot serve as the only contrast from these bloody onslaught. No word on who's responsible for...
  • Charts Don’t Lie: November 24
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    This week we have two new-comers on Charts Don't Lie, the first being buzzing singer Jhene Aiko and the latter, veteran in the game, Bun B. Jhene Aiko pulled pretty good numbers for her debut EP, leaving us hopeful for what's to come from the West Coast native. Her buzz will only continue to climb leading up to the release of her debut album, Soul(ed) Out, and so dropping the EP was definitely a...
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