Charts Don't Lie: August  17

Last week we saw PARTYNEXTDOOR make a relatively strong debut on the Billboard 200, however he has not maintained his ranking this week, having fallen below Billboard's top 100. We've got one new...

  • Charts Don't Lie: August  17
    11,777 Views
    10 Likes3 Dislikes
    Last week we saw PARTYNEXTDOOR make a relatively strong debut on the Billboard 200, however he has not maintained his ranking this week, having fallen below Billboard's top 100. We've got one new entry this week, coming from the underground crew signed to Tech N9ne's Strange Music, Ces Cru. They were able to sell just over 6k, making a debut at #40. Apart from that we see Childish Gambino make a...
  • Hotties: Twenty Eight Touchdowns in Lingerie
    23,634 Views
    11 Likes2 Dislikes
    Lingerie and football, together at last! The Legends Football League is home to the best female athletes in the sexiest outfits, and we're here to give you a rundown of some of the best the league has to offer in both departments. Take a look at our gallery of 28 of the hottest players in the game, including Tanyka Renee, who you'll see in an upcoming Hotties feature. So without further...
  • Meek Mill: Concert Ticket and Prize Pack Giveaway [Update: New Prizes Added, Sneakers, T-Shirts & More]
    10,992 Views
    11 Likes3 Dislikes
    It's simple... 1. Subscribe to HNHH YouTube by clicking the "Subscribe" button below. 2. Enter the comment "I want to see Meek Mill in (City)!" in the Facebook comments section.   Must be one of the eligible cities listed below.3. You're automatically entered to win a pair of tickets and prize pack for Meek Mill's "Dreams Come True" tour.The "Dreams Come True" prize pack will consist of...
  • Freestyle Matchups: WILD 'N OUT Edition
    29,863 Views
    36 Likes3 Dislikes
    WILD 'N OUT is known for pitting rappers and comedians against one another in a series of competitions. To celebrate the show returning for its fifth season, HNHH has compiled a list of artists we'd like to see go head to head in freestyle battles.  We've pitted J. Cole against Drake, Kanye against Ray J, DJ Khaled against Kevin Hart and more in this freestyle faceoff! Take a look through...
  • Drake Is  Raptors New Global Ambassador, Will Help Re-Brand Team
    5,025 Views
    The Toronto Raptors had announced that rapper and TO-native, Drake, would be the host of the 2016 All Star Weekend held in Toronto, which would only be one of his roles with the team.  Following the blueprint made by the Brooklyn Nets, who underwent a major brand/image overhaul by moving from New Jersey to BK, and had Jay Z at the helm, the Raps have brought on Drizzy to oversee the team's new...
  • Lyrics Of The Week: September 25-31
    16,727 Views
    8 Likes2 Dislikes
    We're back, folks. There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific bars are often 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...
  • 12 Albums That Need To Happen
    63,028 Views
    36 Likes2 Dislikes
    At the beginning of October we heard DJ Premier confirm that he will produce a full Nas album one day-- which got us excited, and also got us thinking about what other albums we're really, really hoping will drop in the not-so-distant future. Many avid hip-hop fans have a similar wish-list to ours-- Dr. Dre's Detox, an Outkast album, that infamous Kendrick Lamar & J. Cole joint project, to name...
  • Underrated Audio: November 16- November 22
    6,478 Views
    3 Likes4 Dislikes
    Underrated Audio is here to provide you with choice cuts from the past week that seemed to be over-looked by the average viewer-- meaning they didn't get as many views as they deserved. This week we've got six tracks spanning the genres of r'n'b and hip-hop, including one that's not necessarily either. We're covering all bases here, with singers like Tinashe and TeeFlii to rappers like Lil Bibby...
  • Air Jordan 5 H and M x Versace Inspired
    2,505 Views
    The Air Jordan 5 "H&M x Versace Inspire" is the creation of Fuda Customs. The sneaker draws inspiration from the bomber jacket which Kanye West made popular. The Laney 5 base is coated in black, with teal leopard print accents and tropical blue and yellow hues on the mesh netting. I don't know about these. I'll leave it at that.
  • Review: Gucci Mane’s "The State Vs. Radric Davis II"
    30,846 Views
    28 Likes3 Dislikes
    Keeping Gucci Mane out of the headlines is no easy task. Once again he’s back, although this time with the release of his digital album The State Vs. Radric Davis II: The Caged Bird Sings.  While the rapper is surrounded by mounting legal problems, he's nonetheless found the time to keep his fans fed with this Christmas day release. As with most Gucci projects, the production on The...
  • Radio Killa: The-Dream's R&B Diva Writing Credits
    7,201 Views
    9 Likes
    Terius Youngdell Nash is very well-known in the R&B world as a producer/singer/writer. He's worked with just about everyone in the business, including artists such as Jay-Z, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz, Fabolous, J.Holiday, Yung Joc & Diddy. We wanted to showcase his versatility as a songwriter because he's written songs for many pop stars, some you may have guessed (Justin Bieber's...
  • On The Come-Up: Jetpack Jones
    5,281 Views
    13 Likes1 Dislikes
    David Jones, aka Jetpack Jones, is a rising 22-year-old emcee from Lakewood, California. In a rap game rife with superficiality, substance abuse and greed, he's bringing something much more positive and laid back to the table. He leads the Jetpack Movement, a "collective of individuals all striving to be the best version of themselves possible, not a second rate version of someone else."...
  • HOT97 Summer Jam XX Recap: Festival Village With Action Bronson, Joey Bada$$, A$AP Ferg & More!
    8,908 Views
    10 Likes1 Dislikes
    The Festival Village stage was a special event for HNHH, as we actually served as a sponsor, and had our own tent at the show. So not only did we get to take in all the performances, but also had Kid Ink, A$AP Ferg, and Action Bronson stop by the tent for autographs and interviews. The first performer of the day started off with some of the most brutal honesty we heard on-stage. "Y'all might not...
  • Review: Ty Dolla $ign's "Beach House 2"
    12,434 Views
    13 Likes2 Dislikes
    Ty Dolla $ign delivered his Beach House 2 mixtape just in time for summer. At first glance, the tape's tracklist looks iffy. There's at least one guest appearance on each song, something which is often frowned upon by devout fans and critics. However, flooding a project with features has been done successfully before, as was the case with The Game's 2012 album Jesus Piece. As for Beach House...
  • The Progression Of Fantastic Flows
    25,192 Views
    20 Likes6 Dislikes
    Soooo, I was assigned an article about tracing the origin of a lot of the flows in hip hop to different regions around the country. Originally, I thought that would be fairly easy to do, and to a certain extent it is, but the article really went in a different direction the more research I was doing. While there are clear regional influences in today's music, it's almost minimal in the grand...
  • Samples Of The Week: July 3rd
    3,314 Views
    2 Likes1 Dislikes
    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...
Password must be at least 6 characters.