Nov 21, 2012
Last week we took a look at the “NBA’s 10 Best Rappers”, and
the list was filled with some ballers you may have known rhymed, and a few
surprise performances, and overall they held their own in the booth. Now we have compiled a
list of 10 NBA players who have besmirched not only their basketball
reputation, but the entire hip hop community by trying their hand at
Nov 16, 2012
One of the more anticipated tracks off Chief Keef's Finally Rich debut is "Hate Bein' Sober" with 50 Cent and Wiz Khalifa. A video for the song is already being filmed, as 50 and Wiz met up in the Las Vegas desert for the shoot, but it seems like the man of the hour, Chief Keef, didn't show up. Maybe this has something to do with his probation violation and legal problems, but Fif did not...
This week in "140 Bars Or Less", Tweets of the week which features Chief Keef giving President Obama a hand, Joe Budden worries about social media STDs, and Igga Azalea searches for anonymous sex. Check out the article's official Twitter account @140BarsOrLess, where we re-tweet hilarious tweets during the week that did not make the list. If you see any tweets you think should be included...
In the two weeks since the release of Kendrick
Lamar’s heralded good kid m.A.A.d. city, many pundits have lauded the technical
and creative prowess of the work as nothing short of an instant classic. This
could very well prove true in coming years.
While the Compton emcee’s masterpiece
marinates, HNHH takes a step back to look at 10 of raps greatest, most
influential debuts. Only major...
This week's Charts Don't Lie finds Kendrick Lamar sitting atop the list for good reason. His debut album moved impressive amounts for a hip-hop album, and landed at #2, if it wasn't for Taylor Swift's enormous teen fan base, maybe we would have seen an emcee at #1. Either way, it's good to see fans supporting hip-hop artists. While other hip-hoppers are seeing only a decline after an initial...
Some may say that DJs like Drama are not "DJs" at all. Seeing that they aren’t steady flipping faders, critics feel it's fair game to strip them of their titles. With the club experience in, mind let us make it more expansive - a DJ is someone who takes an array of sounds and combines them creatively to produce an eclectic audio experience. Thus, like Khaled and others there is no question...
Sep 14, 2012
Feeling the back to school/work doldrums now that summer is disappearing into the rear view mirror of your whip? Don't worry, just because the hot weather is nearly gone doesn't mean there aren't hot albums on the horizon (even if you have to play them in your ride with the top up). HotNewHipHop compiled a list of ten of the hottest LPs dropping this fall, some with...
HotNewHipHop.Com is celebrating the release of Resident Evil: Retribution by doing a T-Shirt giveaway.We've got ten "Resident Evil" Umbrella Corporation T-Shirts and one T-Shirt signed by Milla Jovovich that we're giving away. To cop a t-shirt, hit this link and follow the instructions.
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...
Jul 31, 2012
Lloyd Banks released his anticipated
mixtape, V6, last
week, proving once again that he can hold his own solo. Although the
G-Unit member has reportedly not spoken to 50 Cent in almost a year,
it seems he doesn't need too. This last release was stronger than
Fif's previous release.
This is Banks' second project in the
past eight months, following Cold Corner 2 in November, which
Yeezy always has an ace up his sleeve, however, when it comes to his signee CyHi he’s got two royal flushes and a jack of all trades. Yes, the Prynce comes with a loaded deck. Ever since leaping into the limelight he’s been relentless with his craft. On the road to a Cruel Summer he’s released Ivy League Club.This twenty-one track outing sees the Georgian getting guttural on a...
Jul 3, 2012
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...
Dissecting the funniest, most entertaining, and outrageous tweets from some of the biggest names in rap who are on Twitter. Twitter is intriguing to fans because it offers an un-buffered forum into the minds of some of your favorite artists. The material is often raw and unfiltered, and lucky for us, most of these guys have no filter.Check out the article's Twitter account here. If you...
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...
Production duo Nard & B, hailing
from Atlanta, have worked with many of your favourite ATLiens. This
includes, but is not limited to, T.I., Future,
and Gucci. In this interview, HNHH talks to the Grand Hustle signees on what projects
they have in the works. They also discuss their grind in the city, as they try to become a household name. Finally, Nard & B speak on linking up...
Trayvon Martin’s murder has been, so far, one of the most controversial events of the year, raising social, racial and political issues in all parts of American society and beyond - stirring reactions within the artistic community as well; especially the hip hop scene.
Hip hop has been linked in the past to political claims and social uprising, referencing hip hop icons such as Public Enemy,...