• BTS Photos: Video Shoot For Rick Ross' "Diced Pineapples"
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    Ricky Rozay is constantly on his grind, and although for most of us that doesn't involve flying to Anguilla to shoot a music video, for the MMG Bawse, that's exactly what it entails.Ross is posted  in Anguilla while he shoots the visuals for "Diced Pinapples," his collabo song with Drake and Wale off God Forgives, I Don't. Although there are is no sign of the two features in...
  • Dom Kennedy Explains Album Title "Get Home Safely"
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    Dom Kennedy is following up his acclaimed (and free) Yellow Album with Get Home Safely, an iTunes project dropping October 15th. Dom's let go the artwork and tracklist, and just last week he let go the track "Dominic" off the LP as well as a "South Central Love" visual, but aside from that, he's been keeping the records on lock. Soon enough we'll be able to hear the records on Get Home Safely,...
  • Hip Hop's Best Custom Kicks
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    The hip hop industry is all about standing out from the crowd, and making something your own.Sneakerheads in the hip hop industry take that mantra a step further, and often seek out the most exclusive kicks on the market.One way to ensure exclusivity, is to get a custom sneaker designed specifically to your liking.The usual suspects are included in this list, highlighting their rarest custom...
  • Lakers Nick Young Slides Down Great Wall Of China & Crashes (Video)
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    The Lakers travelled to China and Nick Young wiped out on a toboggan at the Great Wall of China.  Before matching up with the Golden State Warriors in Beijing, the Lakers went to the Great Wall and a few went down a huge slide on toboggans.  Well, Nick Young decided to film himself while flying down the slide and was yelling about sliding down the Great Wall...until he crashed.  Young's new...
  • 10 NBA Teams Trying To Lose This Year On Purpose
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    The 2013-14 NBA Season will be unusually paradoxical in that relatively even camps of teams will be frantically chasing both the best and worst possible records. Between the gaping chasm in competitive parity across today's NBA landscape, the recent revelation that small market (read: most) teams are better off re-building through the Draft than free agency, and a 2014 Class ridiculously loaded...
  • 5 Great Jordan Sneaker Moments That Don't Feature Michael Jordan
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    We all know Michael Jordan broke into the league in his Jordan 1's. They were almost banned. He jumped from the free throw line in the Jordan 3's, providing an image every basketball fan and sneakerhead has embedded in their brain.He won his first title in the 6's, returned (for the first time) in the 10's, helped the Bulls win 72 games in the 11's, and hit his last shot in the 14's. But what...
  • DJ Khaled Promotes New Album In Streets Of Times Square Rocking Jordans
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    DJ Khaled just can't stay out of the damn street in his J's! If he's not standing on his Maybach, he's in the middle of Times Square stopping traffic to snap a pic.Khaled was out in NY this week promoting "Suffering From Success", his 7th studio album. While in NY he made sure to snap a few pics of himself in the New York streets in his "Olympic" Jordan 6's. Today, he was all over the radio,...
  • Contest Giveaway: Win Tickets To The Rick Ross "Mastermind" Tour
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    THE RULES ARE SIMPLE:1) Follow HotNewHipHop on Instagram and Facebook  2) Enter the comment below: "@HotNewHipHop.com, get me Rick Ross tickets in  CITY NAME! " 3) We will announce all 3 winners on November 8th.Winners will be chosen at random and announced in this article, so make sure to check back on the announcement dates.  Winners who are not following HNHH on Facebook and Instagram...
  • Cam'ron's Sick Sneaker Closet
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    Cam'ron took to instagram to display some of his sneaker collection. His stash goes from floor, which is marble of course, to ceiling. You can see a ton of Reebok boxes, which isn't surprising considering his recent work with Reebok. Also, there's the traditional Jordans, Air maxes, and Adidas. Although the shot is gloomy, we appreciate the glimpse inside the Dipset Capo's sneaker stash.  
  • Charts Don’t Lie: November 10
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    Well, it looks like DJ Khaled will in fact not be suffering from success with his latest album. His second week on the charts finds him plummeting more than 20 spots, and moving less than 10,000 units. However if there is one rapper we could say has suffered from success, it is most definitely Eminem. Em's highly anticipated album, Marshall Mathers LP 2, finally dropped this past week, and the...
  • Charts Don’t Lie: November 17th
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    Eminem week officially hit us with full force. We've seen legendary rappers like Jay Z and Kanye West both drop albums this past year, but none compared to the chart domination of Slim Shady. As we mentioned last week, a few of Em's old albums had popped back up on the Billboard 200, presumably due to anticipation for new one, MMLP2. Well, this past week, that was taken to the next level, with...
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: November 11-17
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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 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion. This edition features Jhene Aiko, Jeezy, The Weekend, and more! Take a look at the list in the gallery above, and feel free to let us know your own favorite tracks...
  • DJ Khaled's Insane Sneaker Room
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    Dj Khaled had shown off his "Bel Air" Jordan 5s, infrared 3Lab5, and most notably; the "White/Infrared" Jordan 6 yesterday. Those crispy looking infrared 6s really got us looking forward to the February 15th release date. Today, Khaled gives a more in depth look at his collection. Khaled's front line consists of a couple pairs of Yeezy's, the rare "L.O.T.S" Jordan 3, "Toro Bravo" 5, and super...
  • Air Jordan 1 Sneakers Only Cost $16 To Make
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    According to the breakdown in the slide; materials takes up most of the cost with a staggering $10.75. Add in labor ($2.43), overhead ($2.10), and factory profit ($0.97) and you get an estimated production cost of $16.25. Thats a far cry from the $160-$170 price range most Air Jordans retail for now. Makes you think![Via]
  • Air Jordan 5  "Laney" Alternate
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    Sole On Canvas put a twist on the blue and yellow "Laney" colorway, opting for a heavy dose of the secondary hue. Swapping the white tumbled leather for an all-yellow upper, the sneaker remains the same as the general release "Laney" Jordan 5. 
  • A Hip-Hop Head Holiday Gift Guide
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    Although Hannukah went down early this year, Christmas is still right around the corner. With that in mind, we've decided to help you pick out your gifts (or perhaps you'll just add something to your wishlist!) this year with a Holiday Gift Guide perfect for the hip-hop head. We've included 15 items that might pique the interest of a fervent hip-hop fan, from a Snoop Dogg vaporizer pen, to a J....
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