• Rappers React To The Seahawks Winning The Super Bowl
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    Everyone was tuned in last night to the Super Bowl XLVIII, as the Seattle Seahawks seemed to easily beat the Denver Broncos, making many fans either extremely frustrated or extremely happy, depending on which side you were on. Although the Broncos managed to score some points in the latter half of the game, it was by no means enough to catch up to the Seahawks, who by that time were far...
  • Lyrics Of The Week: May 3-9
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    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions.  Keep in mind, these are the most noteworthy lyrics of the week, not necessarily the best. Also, it's hard to get everything right - if you notice any errors, don't...
  • Dave Chappelle At Warriors Game
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    The current darlings of the NBA are the Golden State Warriors, who are making only their second playoff run in twenty years.  Powered by the incredible play of Stephen Curry, the Dubs picked up the slack as a team yesterday and were able to gut out an overtime win over the Spurs. Atmosphere at Oracle was electric.  This run has even brought Dave Chappelle out, who was donning the gold shirt...
  • Big K.R.I.T. West Coast Tour Ticket Giveaway!
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    Big K.R.I.T. will be bringing the King Remembered in Time tour to the West Coast alongside Smoke DZA and Clyde Carson this week, and HNHH is giving away free tickets! It's simple... 1. Follow @HotNewHipHop on Instagram 2. Repost the contest photo using #HNHHKRIT and the West Coast show you'd like to attend [Example: #HNHHKRIT Sacramento] Winners will be notified 24 hours prior...
  • 10 Best Charlotte Hornets Of All Time
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    In 2002 the team moved to the old home of the Jazz, New Orleans, as the game of “Musical Chairs For Team Names” began.  Only two years later, the league brought in a new team to Charlotte, and the Bobcats were born.  Looking for a change, and feeling no relation with the Hornets team name, New Orleans changed to the Pelicans at the end of this season. With the Hornets team name up for...
  • KD V Premium "What The KD" Info
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    A new Kevin Durant V model will be releasing this weekend, June 16th in hyperstrike fashion. The "What the KD" colorway was confirmed today by Nike Town LA via tweet. This model, originally thought to be limited to friends and family, will be available to purchase this weekend. Retail will be $135. It is not confirmed if this release will be available online.  ***UPDATE: These will not be...
  • Vixens Who Need Stitches
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    There's a pretty common rule, "Snitches Get Stitches". As HNHH's Ashlee Ray points out, there's some vixens out there that need stitches as well. Trust no one. These ladies shared some intimate details of their encounters with various rappers for a shot at fame, some were more successful than others... Watch Ashlee break down the list in the video below and vote in our poll to tell us who YOU...
  • Underrated Audio: June 29-July 5
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    With the 4th of July having happened this past week, and people still celebrating this weekend, the blogging has been toned down the past few days. However, at the beginning of the week, we saw notable mixtape releases from Ty Dolla $ign, PartyNextDoor and Joey Bada$$. The two former singers are featured on UA this week, alongside three rappers, the "bob seger of undergroup rap" aka Atmosphere, a...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (July 24-31)
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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. This week features Slim Thug, Chief Keef, Gunplay and more!
  • This Happened: Memorable Moments From The 2013 MTV VMAs
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    The 2013 MTV VMAs went down last night in Brooklyn, New York. As with every year, there were plenty of surprises, whether it be performance-wise, fashion-wise, or otherwise.  In case you missed the event, we've got you covered with a bunch of the footage here. If you don't have time for the whole show, we're taking a look through all the moments that you should know about from last night,...
  • Charts Don't Lie: September 8
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    This week Big Sean and Juicy J enter the Billboard 200, debuting one after another. Each rapper sold a respectable amount, however, it's nothing too crazy. Sean Don actually sold less than his debut album, although he promoted Hall Of Fame as better than his debut, perhaps the fans didn't care that much? They cared enough though-- he moved 72,000 units, which gave him a #3 debut. It sometimes...
  • Review: 2 Chainz' "B.O.A.T.S II: #METime"
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    The Def Jam rapper explained that B.O.A.T.S II: #METime would be the ultimate record to self-reflect to, or gain some ‘me time’ as 2 Chainz calls it. Self-indulgent it certainly is, and we would expect nothing less from 2 Chainz, considering his swag and confidence. Before the album even dropped we knew we were in for some serious #TityBoiTime as 2 Chainz reveled in his success on the...
  • Fresh Prince Tribute Jordans
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    The Fresh Prince truly was fresh, debuting many Jordan models over the years. The Jordan 5 was the most commonly seen Jordan, as Will Smith rocked a slew of colorways, popularizing the casual wear of Jordan sneakers. Fittingly, Jordan Brands "Bel-Air" Jordan retro utilizes the Jordan 5, combining the graffiti style coloring found in the show's title logo. The mauve upper and different liners in...
  • Underrated Audio: September 14-20
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    Last week we saw a solid output of music from artists both big and small. However, Drake took the cake with Nothing Was The Same leaking-- basically all talk revolved around Drizzy. Today let's take a look at five dope tracks that dropped in the past seven days, that are unrelated to the Toronto king. Let us know which underrated rappers you're feeling at the moment.
  • Lamar Odom's Life Revolves Around Crack & Rap Music
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    More sad news developing out of the Lamar Odom drug use saga as it's been reported that he is secluded with two younger women and all he does is smoke crack.  The news of Lamar's drug use has been escalating and resulted in a DUI, and an all-too-brief stay at a rehab center.  We then didn't hear much from or about LO, until he recently came to his wife Khloe, and her family's defense after his...
  • Wiz Khalifa Calls Lola Monroe Best Female Rapper
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    The title of best female rapper is a buzz term that gets thrown around a lot, and is often hotly contested.  Several female emcees have been vying for the title.  A rivalry of sorts has began between Iggy Azalea, and Azealia Banks with people choosing sides between the dualing female artists.  Kreayshawn has a large internet following, and Honey Cocaine is receiving notoriety for her guest...
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