• Jimmy Butler Sorry For "Pussy Money & Weed" Shirt
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    Jimmy Butler came under fire from some fans when a photo of him rocking a provocative t-shirt was circling on Instagram.  Wearing a tee that borrows the phrase from Lil Wayne’s track, “Pussy Money & Weed,” offended some people, so he took to Twitter to apologize. Apparently, he was not trying to make a statement with the shirt, but only wore it because the gray went with his kicks that...
  • Kendrick Lamar Stays True To Control Verse
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    True to his verse on Big Sean's Control track, Kendrick Lamar showed up to the 2013 VMA's in T-shirt and Nike Cortez. And I ain't rockin no more designer shit/White T’s and Nike CortezPictured above, Kendrick broke out the Nike Cortez in Nylon Suede Grey and White, perhaps one of the least hyped up colorways of an already low key model. Is Kendrick going to bring back this original Nike...
  • Talking To Nipsey Hussle & 9th Wonder On "Face The World" & "TM3"
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    Although Nipsey Hussle has yet to release a debut album, the West Coast native keeps his fans locked with a steady flow of strong mixtapes. His Marathon series of mixtapes have seen Nipsey grow as an artist and evolve into someone unique in a rap game that is over-saturated with drug-talking and gang-affiliated rappers. The Marathon is continuing with the upcoming third mixtape, TM3: Victory...
  • Underrated Audio: November 30- December 6
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    Underrated Audio provides you with a few joints we feel deserve an extra look or two from the last seven days. This week we give some more shine to A$AP Nast, another New Yorker who's a female by the name of Leaf, Nikko Lafre and Shlohmo.  Peep those four cuts in the gallery above, and let us know what underrated piece of audio you've been digging this week.
  • Skylar Diggins Of The WNBA & Roc Nation Sports Twerks
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    WNBA rookie, Skylar Diggins, signed a contract with Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports before beginning her pro career, and recently dropped a quick Instagram video showing off her "dancing"/twerking skills. See the quick clip below of Diggins and her friend popping it to Kstylis' "Booty Me Down."  This is certainly a departure from the last twerk-inspired video we posted of Miley Cyrus paying "homage"...
  • Air Jordan 3 - Retro Bright Crimson
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    The Air Jordan 3 - Bright Crimson's are releasing this week. The 3 has always been amongst the favorites of the Jordan collection. On this drop the shoe will feature a "Canyon Purple" on the elephant print & the sole, as well as "Bright Crimson" accents on a classic black canvas. Definitely a great look for spring 2013.  Release Date:  February 23 2013
  • Ticket Giveaway: Chris Webby's "Chemically Imbalanced" NYC Show At S.O.B.'s
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    Chris Webby seems to be a pretty well-liked character on the site, often receiving a user rating of VERY HOTTTTT. So for those fans of the Chemically Imbalanced rapper, we've got a ticket giveaway for his album release party/NYC tour stop on his "Chemically Imbalanced" tour. The show takes place at New York's famous S.O.B.'s on October 29th (two days after his album's release), and will see...
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: July 7-13
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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 cataloguing the most POPULAR songs on the site, for some of the more overlooked tracks, check out Underrated Audio. This...
  • 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...
  • 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (May 3)
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    Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and instantly burst 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.  Because so many people are out in the streets flexin' and doing it for the gram, hip hop...
  • Samples Of The Week: May 7
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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...
  • Charts Don’t Lie: May 18
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    This week the hip-hop underground proves you don't need to be mainstream to top the Billboard 200, at least these days. Two mainstays within the underground movement debuted within the top 10 of the Billboard charts this week. Both have been around for more than a decade, and thus have developed loyal followings before the age of torrenting and illegal downloads, which perhaps works in their...
  • NBA Players You Don't Want To Fight
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    There have always been those certain players who are not to be messed with, on or off the hardwood.  Whether it's because of a personal track record, physical stature, on-court aggression or a combination of everything, we'd put our money on these guys if the stuff hit the fan.  Let's take a look at the players who are keeping the essence of the tough "old school" NBA alive and count down 10...
  • Exclusive Playoff Edition Jordans
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    Being a Jordan Brand athlete has its perks, and this playoff season is a perfect example. The Jordan XX8, Jordan Super.Fly 2, MELO M9, CP3.VI AE and Jordan Aero Mania all received custom player edition colorways with their own unique flair special to the player that will be lacing them up. Expect to see Ray Allen, Joe Johnson, Gerald Wallace and Rip Hamilton among the players that will be...
  • Young Jeezy // French Montana At King Of Diamonds
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    French Montana celebrated his album release for Excuse My French at King of Diamonds on May 24th, the mecca of all strip clubs. The following night the partying continued when Young Jeezy hit up KOD with his crew. Peep photos of both nights from NLPG Images. Thanks to Echo Hattix & Moses Hill!
  • North Coast Music Festival Ticket Giveaway
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    HotNewHipHop is giving away three pairs of tickets for North Coast Music Festival, taking place August 30 - September 1. This year's lineup includes Nas, Wu-Tang Clan, Mac Miller and many more. Contest Rules: 1. Follow @HotNewHipHop on Instagram2. Repost this photo and include "@HotNewHipHop #HNHHNC" in the caption3. You're automatically entered into the...
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