• Young Thug Announces New Single With Mike WiLL Made It [Update: New Artwork Revealed]
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    Two of the biggest names in Atlanta's trap scene are about to team for a big single. Very soon, Young Thug and Mike WiLL Made It will unveil their collaborative track "Take A Picture," and today they've unveiled the artwork. Check it out in the gallery above. Fans of Thugger will remember the phrase "Take A Picture" being repeated quite a bit on his 1017 Thug song "Picture Baby," but...
  • Chance The Rapper Working On New Material With J. Cole, James Blake, Wyclef
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    Chance The Rapper had a huge year 2013 with the release of his critically acclaimed mixtape, Acid Rap, and he's spent the majority of 2014 touring, and collaborating with a wide array of artists, including Skrillex and Justin Bieber. It seems his collaboration binge is far from over, as he revealed a few of the big names he's been working with in an interview with BBC 1's DJ...
  • Charts Don’t Lie: July 27
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    This week we find the master of all parodies, Weird Al Yankovic, take over Billboard's #1 spot with his new album Mandatory Fun. There's not much new on here in the way of r'n'b and rap, as we await the debut numbers for Common's new release, Nobody's Smiling. This summer hasn't seen many huge hip-hop album releases actually, although there are still a few smaller ones coming up before July wraps...
  • Wiz Khalifa Explains Why Miley Cyrus Won't Be On "Blacc Hollywood"
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    From earlier interviews, it seemed like a sure thing that Miley Cyrus would appear on Wiz Khalifa's upcoming album, Blacc Hollywood. However, when the official tracklist arrived, the singer's name was nowhere to be found. In a new interview with Billboard, Wiz explained Miley's absence, revealing it was simply the result of a clearance issue. “It didn’t get cleared,” said...
  • Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" Pose Gets Photoshopped Into Famous Paintings
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    Nicki Minaj has a tendency to get the internet going crazy, but when she revealed the artwork to her upcoming single, "Anaconda", she took it to the next level. On top of the initial shock, and subsequent applause for the booty-centric photo, it's also been appearing in plenty of unexpected places (shower curtains, and the Google logo among them). Minaj's iconic post has now been making its way...
  • 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (July 26)
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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...
  • Kid Vishis Talks New Album, Royce Da 5'9'', Writing Process
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    It's easy to draw comparisons between Detroit's up-and-coming emcee Kid Vishis and his older brother Royce Da 5'9''; both emcees did grow up in the same home, with the same parents, in the same house after all. But don't let their similar backgrounds get you to thinking they're the same. One listen to Vishis' new album Timing Is Everything and it becomes clear that he's much more than a...
  • 50 Cent Takes Jab At Floyd Mayweather On Instagram
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    Floyd Mayweather has had his share of beefs with hip-hop artists over the past few years (including a major riff with T.I. over the past few weeks), but perhaps no battle has lasted as long as that between him and G-Unit head honcho 50 Cent. According to 50, the beef began way back in 2012, when Floyd came up with the idea of a partnership between the two, asking the rapper to help him with...
  • Stream PartyNextDoor's "PARTYNEXTDOOR TWO"
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    Drake's takeover of the rap game has been far from subtle, but his OVO label artists infiltration was a little more low-key. PartyNextDoor has gradually gained momentum on its own legs (though a couple of Drizzy features have undoubtedly helped), and the anticipation is high for his sophomore project, PARTYNEXTDOOR TWO.While the album gets an official release this Tuesday, July 29th, PND has...
  • 20 Of Nicki Minaj's Best Booty Moments
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    Nicki Minaj almost broke the internet when she unveiled the artwork for "Anaconda" at the end of the week, and with that came headlines galore, as well as Nicki's own criticism of said headlines. In an honor of the artwork making men thirsty every where, we've decided to collect some of Nicki Minaj's biggest moments (hehe) when it comes to shaking what her mama gave her. Some are twerking GIFs...
  • Cassidy Says Jay Z Set Up His Infamous Battle With Freeway
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    Cassidy cut his teeth as a battle rapper, and the punchline-driven style has always had a heavy presence in his recorded material. In a new interview with VladTV, the Philly emcee criticized the current rappers for not being lyric-driven, and accredited the popularization of battle rap with fans seeking out bars. "Some people like Hip Hop for flows. Some people like Hip Hop for beats. I mean, I...
  • Get Your Music Video On HotNewHipHop With HeatSeekers Video Edition [Update: July 26]
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    Want your music video promoted and featured on HNHH? Submit your original music video for the chance to be posted on HNHH's YouTube channel and in our video section.   This week's winner is Nyles Davis, with his song "Rise & Grind". To view other past winners click HERE. What you get:- Your music video will be Posted on the HNHH's Youtube Channel and HotNewHipHop.com.- Video...
  • Homeless Man Arrested For Stalking & Threatening Rihanna
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    Many celebrities deal with crazed fans, but Rihanna seems to attract the home invading variety. Last year, a man was arrested for snooping around the singer's home in the Pacific Palisades, and this week, yet another guy was taken in when he repeatedly left threatening notes for Rihanna at her house in California. A homeless man named Kevin Mcglynn was caught on RiRi's premises on...
  • Underrated Audio: July  19- July 25
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    Underrated Audio aims to provide you with some dope looks from the last seven days that flew under most peoples' radars. While they may have received front-page placement on HNHH, they didn't get as many views as they deserve, so we shine a little more light on them right here. In this week's instalment, we've got a mix of electronic and hip-hop. Young Buck announces he's "Getting Back", while...
  • Top-10 Ridiculous NBA Arrests
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    Professional athletes have always seemed to break the law as though it were a contractual obligation. Unfortunately NBA players are no exception; their consistent predilection towards crime of all kinds has led to plenty of bad headlines for the league. Among lots of tragic and scary incidents, certain brushes with the law have stood out as memorably bizarre, and even a little laughable, due to...
  • Keyshia Cole Reveals Title Of New Album [Update: Album Cover Revealed]
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    Keyshia Cole's last album was 2012's Woman To Woman, which featured collaborators such as Meek MIll, Lil Wayne, Ashanti, and The-Dream. Cole's upcoming album will also have it's share of collaborators, but according to the singer, she'll be handling the majority of the songwriting this time around. After being asked by a fan on Twitter, the R&B singer revealed the title of the album to be...
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