28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (Oct.11)

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...

  • 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (Oct.11)
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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.  Because so many people are out in the streets flexin' and doing it for the gram, hip hop...
  • On The Come Up: Skywlkr
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    HotNewHipHop's On The Come Up series profiles rising stars in the rap game that show strong promise and the will to succeed. Most of the time, they're new to the site but deserve some shine. We will profile artists ranging from those in the deep underground to artists just about to bubble up into the mainstream that you may have missed. You'll be able to check out some of their best work, and...
  • Gunplay Discusses Features On "Medellin" & Upcoming Verse For Lil Wayne's LP
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    Even through out his legal troubles, Gunplay has remained with a foot in the rap door, dropping mixtapes and singles leading up to his solo debut, Medellin. We haven't had many details on Medellin as of yet, although Gunplay does have plans to drop his Bogota mixtape prior to its release.Gunplay previously said he doesn't want to over think Medellin or fill it with a...
  • Anti-Valentine's Mix: Strip Club Anthems
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    All the single guys out there know Valentine's is just another hallmark holiday, but that doesn't mean you can't celebrate the occasion. What better way to protest the couple-centric day, than to embrace your own bachelor-status with a night out at the old gentleman's club. While your friends are out buying expensive gifts for their wifeys on that 'Bands A Make Romance' tip, you'll be...
  • Trinidad James Breaks a Sneaker Commandment (via SneakerMob)
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    Trinidad James is by no means reserved when it comes to fashion. You might see him in an all over gold print shirt, or wearing HBA with motocross pants (we don't get it either). However last night James broke out a fresh new pair of Shadow Jordan 1s, and broke a sneaker commandment. Pictured above, you can see the extra grey lace bag still attached to the shoe. Hopefully he's not planning on...
  • John Wall's Teammate Doesn't Want To See Him "Butt Naked" In Magazine
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    John Wall and Kenneth Faried shed their uniforms for ESPN Magazine’s “The Body” issue as both players posed for ‘tastefully’ nude photos.  The issue is supposed to help bring awareness to the body, and make people feel more comfortable with who they are. One person who was uncomfortable with Wall’s poses was teammate Martell Webster.   When asked by a member of the Washington Post...
  • Kid Yells To Shaq "Don't Ever Disrespect Houston Again"
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    Never need much of a reason to insult Dwight Howard, Shaq put him on blast after he left the Los Angeles Lakers to join the Houston Rockets, saying “not a whole lot of people can handle being under the bright lights,” and adding, “I think it was a safe move for him to go to a little town like Houston.”The people of H-Town (America’s fourth most populated city) obviously didn’t...
  • Mindless Behavior VIP Meet and Greet
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    HotNewHipHop and RUVilla have partnered up to give Mindless Behavior fans VIP treatment at their meet and greets this week, where the winner and a friend get to cut the line and take a photo with the group. Contest Rules: 1. Follow @HotNewHipHop and @RUVilla on Instagram2. Repost this photo and include the meet and greet you'd like to attend + #HNHHMB [Example: IL #HNHHMB]3. You're...
  • 8 NBA Players Who Blew Their Fortune & Went Broke
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    Former athletes and entertainers are becoming synonymous with the word "broke".  Many athletes have signed lofty contracts and lost it all. Much like Mike Tyson.  A vast majority of players aren't financially responsible which ultimately leaves them bankrupt. Some have gambled their money away or carried an entourage too big for their checkbook. Either way you slice it some players did a...
  • Derrick Rose's Signature adidas D Rose 4 Revealed
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    Derrick Rose is preparing to make his return to the NBA as the season creeps closer.  After adidas released their stirring "All In For Chicago" ad starring D Rose, they now unveil his latest signature kicks the D Rose 4.   The new D Rose 4 also implements the adidas Crazyquick outsole traction system which allows him to change directions and slow down or speed up in a blink.Adidas’ new...
  • 5 Mob Films Essential To Hip-Hop
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    The inspiration rappers draw from mob films can't be denied. Flicks such as The Godfather, King Of New York, Casino, Goodfellas and Scarface have helped shape the persona of many of your favorite emcees. Artists tend identify with characters that rise above all odds and prosper, in a criminal field or otherwise. Tony Montana, Frank White, Vito Corleone, Sam Rothstein  - the...
  • Charts Don’t Lie: January 26
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    This week the charts remained relatively calm, with no hip-hop new-comers to speak of yet. However, Ty Dolla $ign recently dropped his new Beach House EP, so we'll have to see how well that does sales-wise next week. This past week was Kid Ink's second week on the Billboard 200, and while he wasn't able to maintain a spot within the top 20 of the Billboard 200, he was pretty close, dropping to...
  • 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (April 11)
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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...
  • Stalking SXSW: Instagram Photo Recap (Part 3)
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    We've been keeping you up to date with all the latest hip-hop news and music, so how could we not give you a view of SXSW from the eyes of the fans who were able to attend? We've combed through a lot of photos and video that fans have posted with the #SXSW hashtag, to bring you some of the best flicks documenting the festival. Check out how Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose's matching outfits. Watch...
  • Method Man To Work With RZA And Redman
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    There are always rumors circling around the legendary members of Wu-Tang, as the crew has been making records for almost two decades and has seen success in not only the rap game, but other avenues such as movies and commercials.  In an interview with AllHipHop, Method Man confirmed that him and RZA would be working together on Meth's next solo album. After touring together, the...
  • Charts Don’t Lie: August 3
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    As an actor, Common has definitely been in some major mainstream flicks and get his due recognition for it. As a rapper, Common borders on the underground/conscious scene, although he's not fully immersed in it because he does do double duty acting. Nonetheless, this is often reflected in his album sales-- he's not the kind of artist to do crazy big numbers, although both Be and Finding Forever...
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