• Kevin Hart's Grey Air Yeezy 1
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    In case you didn't get enough of Kevin Hart on nearly every commercial the past week, here he is again. The funny man was out and about in LA after watching the Heat take on the Lakers on Christmas day. The Nike Air Yeezy 1 was Hart's shoe of choice, and he also wore a jacket that had to be a size XXS.
  • Jalen Rose Thinks Michael Jordan Will Play One Game This Year
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    Michael Jordan turned 50 years old this year, but showed he still has spry legs and can throw down.  Around this time a litany of asinine rumors started popping up all over the internet about MJ's possible return to the game.  Surely he couldn't dominate, but with his feel and knowledge of the game could Jordan contribute at an NBA level? During a Grantland podcast, Jalen Rose went out on a...
  • Raptor Rudy Gay Says Drake Is A "Sapper" Not A Rapper
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    The Toronto Raptors are undergoing a culture overhaul with their franchise.  They brought in a new GM, Masai Ujiri, whose first order of business was trading Andrea Bargnani, who was an albatross of sorts of the Bryan Colangelo helmed era.  Looking to broaden their appeal not only within the city, but worldwide, the Raptors hired hometown rapper Drake to become their "Global Ambassador," much...
  • Underrated Audio: October 12- October 18
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    This week was a good one for hip-hop. The BET Hip-Hop Awards delivered cyphers from plenty of rappers, and Curren$y hopped on a track with his former YMCMB bosses, Lil Wayne and Birdman, which was pretty cool. DJ Khaled also leaked a bajillion tracks off Suffering From Success (well, at least four).  Today we bring you five dope tracks that didn't get all the love they should have in terms of...
  • Oregon Players Suspended For Selling Team Issued PE Jordans
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    Earlier today, the University of Oregon announced that men's basketball players Ben Carter and Dominic Artis violated NCAA rules by selling team-issued apparel over the past year. Selling team apparel is a violation of NCAA bylaw 16.11.2.1, which prohibits student athletes from receiving extra benefits.According to reports, Artis, Carter and three former players sold exclusive basketball shoes,...
  • Dwyane Wade's Li-Ning Christmas Kicks
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    On Christmas Day, Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat will be taking on Kobe and the Lakers. The NBA stars always break out a Christmas inspired sneaker on this day that has the sneaker community giddy with excitement. The first to unveil their Christmas surprise is Li-Ning with its Way of Wade "Christmas." This frog looking green upper is actually considered a stingray-inspired print. Still, I'm...
  • Underrated Audio: November 2 - November 8
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    Everyone seems to be in Eminem overdrive with the release of Marshall Mathers LP 2 (HotNewHipHop is no different, as you probably noticed), but Underrated Audio gives us a chance to shy away from whatever is taking over our Top 100 chart or taking over our News feed. Thus, we bring you four records from three different spitters and one completely new artist we've never heard before, all of whom...
  • DJ Clark Kent's 112 Nike SB Dunk Low
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    The DJ Clark Kent x Nike SB Dunk Low "112" is scheduled to release on November 26th with a $98 price tag. The SB takes on the 112 theme head-on with it's classic silver, neon, and elephant print design. Neon laces, outsole and branding are electrifying sitting alongside the 3M silver upper. The timeless elephant print handles the ankle collar and wraps around the entire heel, while a black...
  • 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...
  • Air Yeezy Foamposite Customs
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    It was only a matter of time before the Nike Air Yeezy colorway found its way onto a Foamposite model. Today's custom from hippieneal gives us a look of what the famous Kanye West design would look like in Foamposite form. The Solar Red lining is spot on, and the sole captures the glow in the dark soles perfectly. The question is, would you cop? Let us know using the cop or not feature!
  • Sean Kingston Claims To Own 1,000 Pairs of Sneakers
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    Sean Kingston is not exactly a name that comes to mind when it comes to crazy kick collections, but his sit down interview with Sneakerwatch reveals that the Miami singer has a whopping 1,000 pairs. From Louboutins to Jordans, Kingston has it all, his favorites being the Jordan 3s. Find out what shoe he's after the most, as well as his ugliest sneaker model of all time. 
  • 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...
  • Underrated Audio: July 13-19
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    This week's Underrated Audio gathers four tracks of varying kinds for your listening pleasure. Both Kevin Gates and Ace Hood dropped albums this past week, and while Ace Hood's Trials & Tribulations was undoubtedly made for the mainstream, Kevin Gates' project took a somewhat experimental approach to rap. Gates incorporates rap-singing on Stranger Than Fiction, and while the content may be...
  • We Heart Black Cement 3'S
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    It's been 25 years since the Air Jordan Cement Black III's have hit the court and these shoes are still being spotted on the feet of some of the most fashionable people in the world. For those of you that don't have confidence in your sense of style, take some notes from these taste makers on how to rock your Air Jordan Cement Black 3's. According to these pictures, Cement Black 3's may be the...
  • Lyrics Of The Week: April 5th-11th
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    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked (with the exception of open rap letters from Jay-Z). 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...
  • F*ckin Problems - Chris Brown Edition
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    The highly successful singer/rapper has had his share of troubles in recent years.  Ashlee Ray counts down some of Chris Brown's difficult moments with special appearances by Frank Ocean, Drake, the Swat Team, Rihanna & a valet parking attendant. // Which artist is getting into the most trouble these days?
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