Sep 21, 2012
G.O.O.D. Music’s long awaited Cruel Summer finally hit stores this week. Although it was
mysteriously missing from iTunes, that didn’t stop listeners from guzzling down
this eclectic album start to finish. From the legendary R. Kelly on the album’s
opener, “To The World”, to the infamous Jay-Z on the street thumping “Clique”, Cruel Summer is chock full of features,
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...
HNHH wants to shine some light on a young'n on his grind today. For those who don't know Pries, a Denver resident, we will allow this to be your introduction into the rapper/producer/graphic designer/multi-talented being that he is.Pries got his start in the music industry as a singer-turned-producer, and quickly went from producer-to-rapper. Now he sits atop both positions comfortably, but is...
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...
HNHH attended the 2013 BET Awards this past weekend, and while there we decided to give out some of our own awards.
We asked a bunch of rappers and artists their opinion on the following categories- Most Likely to be a Contestant on Dancing with the Stars, Most Likely to win a Spelling Bee, Most Likely to be Class Clown and Most Likely to be Class Valedictorian. After compiling the...
Last week we had a glimpse at the sleeved jerseys that teams that play on Christmas Day will be wearing. They deviate from the other tight-fitting sleeved jerseys we've seen worn by the Warriors last year, and the Clippers' alternates this year, and the Christmas jerseys borrow from the look of a hockey sweater jersey. The front of the uniforms will have the team's logo only, and not the...
On a laundry list of accomplishments and iconic moments, Michael Jordan's "Flu Game" is up there with the best. With that, the "Flu Game" Air Jordan 12 sneakers are a staple in most Jordan collections, but the actual game worn pair is enough to make a Jordan collectors head spin. Preston Truman, a Utah Jazz ball boy during game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals, hooked MJ up with graham crackers and...
After a hiatus last week, Underrated Audio returns today to bring you several overlooked records that dropped in the past seven days. We've had an influx of mixtapes recently, which have provided us with most of these tracks-- no Lil Wayne on this feature though.
Take a look through the tracks and let us know what your favorite underrated cut was this past week.
The NBA has seen some wild hairstyles over the year, most notably Dennis Rodman, but the current players of the league have memorable styles they rock on court. Today we look at our top 10 crazy hairdos so let us know who you think is the top guy and who got snubbed.
Earlier we previewed the Bel Air Jordan 6 Rings slated to release along side the Jordan 5 of the same colorway. Today, KicksorDie previews this colorway in video format, revealing that the 6 Rings will be available in Men Sizing. What do you think of this Jordan 6 Rings colorway?
Rock The Bells hit Los Angeles over the weekend to kick off the festival, and HotNewHipHop was in attendance.
The L.A. line-up included Kid Cudi, A$AP Rocky and his Mob, J. Cole, the Black Hippy crew and many, many more.
For a small taste of what the event was like, peep the photos in the gallery above. Will you be attending Rock The Bells in San Francisco, New York or Washingotn, D.C.?
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 cataloguing the most POPULAR songs on the site, for some of the more overlooked tracks, check out Underrated Audio.
Kid Ink continues his "My Own Lane" tour, and HotNewHipHop is giving you the chance to catch him live in concert!We've got tickets to Ink's show at New York's Irving Plaza on April 20th. If you're in the area, and would like to attend the show, simply follow the rules below, and you could be seeing Kid Ink, King Los and Bizzy Crook live in concert!
THE RULES ARE SIMPLE:1) Follow...
Apr 20, 2013
In honor of 4/20, HNHH has put together a gallery documenting hip hop's love affair with kush. Make sure to vote in the poll below, and tell us which artist has the biggest weed habit! Also, don't forget to let us know who we missed in the comments. But most importantly, keep in mind that it's always 4:20 somewhere!
Which Artist smokes the most Kush?
This week there's was some difficulty in deciding what to feature on Underrated Audio, and it wasn't because there was an excess of tracks to choose from, but sadly, the opposite. Nonetheless, we've come through, with five cuts from last week that were not given all their deserved play time. Rockie Fresh is featured again this week, as he continues his climb from the underground to the...