Underrated Audio: April 26- May 2

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...

  • Underrated Audio: April 26- May 2
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    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. This week we've got our eyes on records from Rome Fortune, previous Heatseeker winner and now rapper on the rise,...
  • Oregon Players Suspended For Selling Team Issued PE Jordans
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    Earlier today, the University of Oregon announced that men's basketball players Ben Carter and Dominic Artis violated NCAA rules by selling team-issued apparel over the past year. Selling team apparel is a violation of NCAA bylaw 16.11.2.1, which prohibits student athletes from receiving extra benefits.According to reports, Artis, Carter and three former players sold exclusive basketball shoes,...
  • Review: Yo Gotti's "I Am"
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    “I am the struggle. I am the hustle. I am the city. I’m the pot in the kitchen.” Yo Gotti raps on the title track of his latest album, I Am. The self-proclaimed king of Memphis has been involved in the trap game for a while now, and he has much to share, telling stories through out his new album, I Am. Gotti‘s strong southern influence is clearly shown throughout the...
  • Shit Rappers Say (Part 2)
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    Yes it's back again! We've gone digging for those stupid, hilarious, random and anger-filled comments that your favorite rappers make, for another edition of Shit Rappers Say. Unlike any other genre, you can always expect rappers to be outspoken, and be blunt with honesty, after all that's what they endeavor to do with their music.    So here for you to enjoy are 18 more quotes from...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Aug. 15)
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    This hasn't been a great week in America. Beloved comedian and actor Robin Williams passed away under particularly tragic circumstances at the age of 63. Plus, we saw a blatant violation of the first amendment at the protests in Ferguson, Mo., where unarmed African-American male Mike Brown was slain by cops. Although rappers sometimes don't abide by normal people logic, they're still human beings...
  • Charts Don't Lie: June 2
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    French Montana joins Charts Don't Lie this week, with his debut album Excuse My French. French, Diddy and the whole Bad Boy team went hard with promo for this one, rounded up the biggest features in the game, but the album wasn't able to move more than 50k opening week. With the decrease of hip-hop album sales forever waning, this isn't horrible, but it isn't the "classic" numbers French may have...
  • Shaq Buys Part Of Sacramento Kings & Disses The Pelicans
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    The NBA recently lost one of their most high profile owners when Jay Z sold his minority share of the Nets.  They are about to get a new celebrity owner, as NBA great, and pop culture icon, Shaquille O'Neal has purchased minority ownership of the Sacramento Kings.  This is semi-ironic as the Big Diesel was part of the Lakers teams that continually bounced the Kings from the playoffs in the...
  • Samples Of The Week: January 30
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    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...
  • Classic Rotation: Kanye West's "The College Dropout" 10 Years Later
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    There are albums that are important to their specific genre of music and there are albums that change said genre all together. They have the ability to implement a seismic shift both musically and culturally-- what is accepted, what is cool, style, production, method and so on. It is fair to say that Kanye West's 2004 release, and debut effort, The College Dropout is such an album. It is...
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: August 11-17
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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 10 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion. Once again, this particular feature is cataloging the most POPULAR songs on the site, for some of the more overlooked tracks, check out Underrated Audio. This...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: May 22 to May 29
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    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...
  • 10 Hottest Mixtapes Of The Summer
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    Labor Day has dawned and it can now be considered official, summer is at a close. Sure the heat wave might hold for awhile, but the season will soon become Fall. With that said, we here at HotNewHipHop have compiled a list of the free-for-download mixtapes that defined this summer past. Our top ten are tapes you'll most likely be bumping year round, and are definitely...
  • HNHH Hotties in Music: Hottest Babes in the Music Industry
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    HNHH pays tribute to some of the hottest females in urban music - whether for their music, charisma or simple visual stimulation, there is no doubt that rap and R&B would be incomplete without them.  Who's the hottest? Let us know in the comments below.Check out our list and links to "Hotties N' Hits": our selection of Hotties that make music.  Whether a fan of their music or not, these...
  • Talking To Ty Dolla $ign & Buddah Shampoo On "Ratchet In My Benz"
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    Ty Dolla $ign has been on the come-up for awhile, and although he still is on his way up, he's definitely started carving out his own lane within the rap/r'n'b game. The West Coast native has been steadily dropping mixtapes, since 2011's House On The Hill, to his most recent, Beach House 2. All the while he's kept close ties with frequent collaborators like DJ Mustard, Teeflii, YG, and the...
  • Review: Rockie Fresh & Casey Veggies' "Fresh Veggies"
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    More than two years ago Rockie Fresh and Casey Veggies teamed up for the first time together on “Duckin N Dodgin,” which winded up on Fresh’s The Otherside Redux. The song pitted the two up and coming rappers together and although they were from different time zones, the chemistry between the two was obvious. Fast-forward to the present. Rockie Fresh found a home on Rick...
  • 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...
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