• Alicia Keys' Python Reebok Pumps
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    Swizz Beatz' sneaker style is rubbing off on Alicia Keys. He took to instagram to post a photo of his girls 1-of-1 "Python" Reebok Pumps.No word on if these were a custom job, or if they came straight out of the Reebok lab with the help of Swizzy, but they definitely will not be duplicated. Cop or Not?
  • Kanye West Says He's The One That Made Jordans Popular
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    In his latest rant against Nike, Kanye went bananas on a recent interview with Sway Calloway on "Sway in the Morning" on Sirius XM radio. Before completely going off the hinges, 'Ye thanked Adidas for his contract and bashed Nike for offering him an "extremely marginalizing" contract, comparing it to a "slap in the face." Kanye then took a turn deeper into bizarro world when he claimed Jordan...
  • 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (March 29)
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    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. Hence our new feature.Sometimes it's the picture and sometimes it's the caption. Because so...
  • Samples Of The Week: April 17
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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...
  • Busta Rhymes & French Montana @ BET Awards
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    The seventh annual BET Hip Hop Awards delivered an evening filled with hip hop's biggest stars and performances. One of those happened to be Busta Rhymes' custom "Hip Hop General" look and French Montana's "Hip Hop Royalty" ensemble.  Montana's outfit was for his surprise performance with rapper Future and Diddy, while Rhymes' outfit was a salute to the late music executive Chris...
  • Site Update: HNHH Hotties Are Here
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    In diversifying our site offerings, HNHH is launching a new section to the website called HNHH Hotties.  This will be part of our newly launched "Photos" section, where most of the galleries seen in our articles will be housed.Visit our Photo section here.As a complimentary eye candy hub, Hotties will feature models, singers and actresses in an upscale and vibrant format: from fresh faces...
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: July 1-7
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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, Jeremih, Juicy J and more! Take a look at the list in the gallery above, and feel free to let us know your own favorite tracks in...
  • Episode 5 of Our Exclusive "Under The Influence" BTS With Wiz Khalifa, A$AP Rocky, Berner & More (Finale)
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    With the Under The Influence tour over, revisit HNHH and Taylor Gang's final vlog episode of life on the road with Wiz Khalifa and A$AP Rocky. In episode 5 of our look behind-the-scenes on the tour, we see a visual recap of the final performances as well as the crew partying on the road. Watch the full episode below and the entire playlist for all 5 Episodes. Did you hit up this show? Don't...
  • Riff Raff's Creates Ugliest Custom Sneaker
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    Riff Raff showed off his custom Jordan 1 Mids, dubbed the "Real Boy" Jordan 1s. Complete with Carolina Blue Laces and a self portait along the paneling, the shoe features an array of colors swirled across the upper as well as "Riff Raff" in flowing cursive writing. The seven second vine is hardly long enough to explain the exact meaning, if any, behind these custom Jordan 1s, but they certainly...
  • Win Free Tickets to See Kid Ink in NYC!
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    It's simple... 1. Subscribe to HNHH YouTube by clicking the "Subscribe" button below. 2. Enter the comment "I want tickets to Kid Ink in NYC!" in the Facebook comments section.   3. You're automatically entered to win a pair of tickets to see Kid Ink.At random, we'll choose 2 winners by May 4th who will each receive a pair of tickets to go see the show.** If chosen,...
  • Action Bronson Talks Beard Products & "Turning Up" At Summer Jam
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    HotNewHipHop had the pleasure of sponsoring the Festival Village stage at Summer Jam this year, which featured up-and-coming artists such as A$AP Ferg, Joey Bada$$, Troy Ave, and more. Action Bronson earned a well-deserved headlining spot at the stage, and on top of delivering a memorable performance, he stopped by the HNHH tent to meet some fans and sign some autographs. Action was in high...
  • Charts Don't Lie: July 7
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    This week on Charts Don't Lie we have one new entry, and that's Wale with The Gifted. Wale is an interesting rapper to consider, because there's no denying people love to hate on him. We saw this with the resurgence of old tweets from rappers-- one thing they seemed to all have in common was their strong dislike from Mr. Folarin. And it's not even just those tweets from back in the day, even now,...
  • Raekwon Discusses How The Internet Changed Hip-Hop
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    Raekwon and Talib Kweli met up in Brooklyn, New York to film their upcoming video for the track they did together, "Violations." While they were filming, HotNewHipHop met up with Raekwon to pose him a question, how he thinks the internet has impacted hip- hop. Raekwon says it goes both ways, "People is people, you know? You get some of the greatest agitators out there in the [...] internet...
  • Pusha T Talks Lyrical Inspiration & The "Golden Era"
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    Pusha T has always paid tribute to the pioneers of the rap game in his music, besides reflecting the influence of the golden era in his style, he's also often flipped classic Rakim lines in his verses, and even went as far as to pay homage to Big Daddy Kane in the title of his latest mixtape. HNHH had the chance to sit down with the rapper, and ask him about sneakers, basketball, the inspiration...
  • Underrated Audio: July 20-26
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    Underrated Audio brings you four tracks from the past seven days that didn't get enough looks. This week Kidd Kidd offers a tribute to both Trayvon Martin and  Ahlittia North, Sango drops some music to vibe too with help from JMSN, R.A. The Rugged Man drops a serious remix and Stalley stunts on "A-Wax."  Check out the songs in the gallery above.
  • HNHH Trivia: Test Your Hip Hop Knowledge (Episode 1)
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    HNHH spoke to random people on the street to test their knowledge of Hip Hop trivia for both popular and lesser known facts.  The results were interesting. In this first episode, see if you can tell which artist only sold 1,000 copies of their debut album, was not a backup dancer prior to becoming a rapper and who wasn't an artist mentioned in Kendrick Lamar's "Control" verse.   Don't forget...
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