Weekly review of the Hip-Hop and R&B sales/charts.
Rockets Fans Wore Harden & Howard Jerseys Courtside To Troll OKC, Had To Take Them Off Nov 20, 2013 at 11:30am 1 View
The topic of James Harden is a sore one in Oklahoma City after they traded him away last season only to see him develop into arguably the best two guard in the NBA. Now teamed with Dwight Howard in Houston, Harden and the Rockets are a formidable for the Thunder in the West. Last night two fans decided to ignore decorum and wore their Rockets jerseys while sitting courtside.
"I'm Done Standing Up For These N****s!" - Clipper Matt Barnes, After Ejection Nov 14, 2013 at 05:11pm 1 View
Last night the marquee game on the slate was the OKC Thunder visiting the L.A. Clippers, and the game didn't disappoint in the highlights department. OKC controlled the first half, and with only seconds remaining in the second quarter, Serge Ibaka got tangled up with Blake Griffin, and Matt Barnes took exception to Serge pushing away from Blake.
While many of us are getting ready for May release dates, Jordan Brand has released their lineup for June. Take a look at whats in store!
Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and instantly bursted into uncontrollable laughter? Raised your eyebrow? Scratched your head? Instantly smiled? Thought, "Damn. That's dope."? Stared at your phone? Did an instant repost? HNHH is sure you've answered yes to at least one of those questions.
Here it is, our weekly rundown of whats new and notable at the top of our charts. Please keep in mind that Top Tracks highlights a hand-picked assortment of the most popular songs on our Top 100 chart. These are songs that generated a lot of interest, whether it be through comments or views, and still deserve a second look or a deeper consideration.
Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and instantly bursted into uncontrollable laughter? Raised your eyebrow? Scratched your head? Instantly smiled? Thought, "Damn. That's dope."? Stared at your phone? Did an instant repost?
Submissions have been pouring in from Washington, New York and Philly since we first announced our "Gifted Heatseeker" contest 2 weeks ago. The voting is now closed, and the winners have been selected! Congratulations to The STNDRD, Souls Of Liberty and Rebel Regime who will all be opening for Wale in their respective cities.
This Air Jordan 3 "Eminem" custom comes to us by way of Sal of The Cllctiv IV. This custom draws inspiration from the Air Jordan 4 "Eminem" which utilizes the same colorway.The base sneaker for these Eminem-inspired customs was the Air Jordan 3 "Stealth", which received a blue overhaul on the upper, complete with red and grey accents. How do you guys feel about the Air Jordan 3 "Eminem"?
Heat In These Streets will give you the low-down on choice rappers putting on for a specific city and advancing the sound of hip-hop at the same time. For the first edition, we profile rappers making noise for Atlanta, a current hot-bed for auto-tuned, unique (sometimes weird), and creative rappers. Let us know if there is a city you'd like to see up next.
There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions.
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.
We're back again this Friday with another selection of Staff Picks just in time for the weekend. This week didn't turn out to be too big in terms of releases, but our staff still found a few special tracks to put on repeat.
When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh-huh honey".
Ever resilient and defiant, Big K.R.I.T. drops K.R.I.T. (King Remembered in Time) for hip-hop heads to feast on. Placing a stake in Mississippi, K.R.I.T. presents a project to deliver his message that he’s a force to be reckoned with in the rap game.
Although it is the holidays, rappers never stop putting in work. Rappers love to release shit on holidays specifically, and this year was no different. Quite a few artists came through with big records in the spirit of Xmas, but there were also some smaller gems which we're shining light on in Underrated Audio. Have a look through to see what you may have missed in the past seven days.
Underrated Audio aims to provide you with some dope looks from the last seven days that flew under most peoples' radars. While they may have received front-page placement on HNHH, they didn't get as many views as they deserve, so we shine a little more light on them right here.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. It’s festival season, of course! This is better than Christmas for avid music fans. Sweat drenched patrons hypnotically dance to their favorite records from their favorite artists. Music fans have the opportunity to discover numerous new acts in one environment. Nothing quite beats discovering new music.
"This is ladies night and our rhymes is tight, oh this is ladies night...," Missy Elliott sang on the 1997 hit track, "Ladies Night" that she collaborated on with Angie Martinez, Lil Kim, Left Eye and Da Brat. The song was featured on the "Nothing to Lose" soundtrack.
Wiz Khalifa is currently working on a new album, Blacc Hollywood. He's already revealed some of the artists he's working with on the album, including The Weeknd, Miley Cyrus and Adele, while he's released just one (possible) album cut, "Look Into My Eyes." Although the updates on the album have been a little slow lately, we got to speak to Wiz about the whole concept of 'Blacc Hollywood.'
Kanye West has gone through a boatload of changes over the course of his career. What started with The College Dropout was almost completely opposite of what we saw in Yeezus, and anyone who has been following the 37-year old’s career to any extent knows that there have been a good handful of switch-ups in that time. Since it’s Mr.
Wale may be a victim of bad timing. While most rap fans were in their glory last week with the release of albums from Kanye West, J. Cole and Mac Miller, others are feverishly looking forward to Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail, which is dropping on Independence Day. The release date of Wale's third album is stuck in the middle.
It can be scary out there for pro athletes as they become targets for people looking to make quick cash, and even extort them at times.
"You a servant in my world, the rap gods curse you / When Judgement Day's upon you, reality's a virtue."-Danny Brown, #HottestMCThere's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked (with the exception of new Drake material). This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say.
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