• Stream/Download Run The Jewels New Album "Run The Jewels 2"
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    Run The Jewels, which consists of Killer Mike and El-P, were originally supposed to release their sophomore album, Run The Jewels 2, on October 27th via Mass Appeal Records, but had a little change in plans. Apparently the project sprung an early leak so Killer Mike decided to just give it away for free tonight. The sequel to their 2013 project contains 11 records and features guest...
  • Tink Reportedly Signs With Timbaland's Mosley Music Group
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    We've known for months that Timbaland's been working closely with Chicago MC Tink, as they were seen together in the studio earlier this year, and then more recently, he shared a preview of  song he's working on with her and Andre 3000. Now, it appears as though their work relationship will be more long-lasting, as Timbo's allegedly signed Tink to his new Mosley Music Group label, a new...
  • Social Media Explodes With Rage Following 'Supreme x Nike' Release
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    Today was a weird day in the sneaker community. A new Supreme x Nike collab released, but not at their New York shop. Supreme's London and Los Angeles stores had limited pairs of the Nike Air Force 1 Collection, and the rest of us were left to click-battle with the robots. In a surprise to no one, the kicks sold out online almost as fast as they became available, which resulted in a wave of fury...
  • Stream Chris Webby's Debut Album "Chemically Imbalanced"
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    Chris Webby is gearing up to drop his debut album, Chemically Imbalanced, via his self-started imprint Homegrown Music and eOne. The Connecticut-raised rapper is releasing the new album on October 28th, but before then, Billboard has unleashed a full stream of the project. Webby is also embarking on a "Chemically Imbalanced" tour, kicking off the day after his album drops in NYC, you...
  • On The Come Up: GoldLink
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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 and producers 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...
  • Dom Kennedy Says New Album Is Coming Soon
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    Dom Kennedy has taken a back seat when it comes to music, after releasing Get Home Safely just over a year ago. He's been keeping himself busy by touring in support of the album, but still, fans are fiending for some new music from the chilled out L.A. rapper. We caught up with Dom after a recent show, and the rapper promised us that he's been steady working even if we don't see the output...
  • King Los Announces New Deal With RCA, Debut Album Executive Produced By Diddy
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    Earlier today we premiered a new record from former Bad Boy rapper King Los, "Only One Of Me." Along with the new single, Los had some big news to share; he inked a deal with RCA for himself and the After Platinum imprint.  Now, in a press release about the new deal, we get a few more details. The rapper is working on his debut album for 2015 which will be executive produced by...
  • Tyga Says He Doesn't "Get Along With" Drake & Nicki Minaj, Is "Trying To Go Independent" [Update: Drake Responds]
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    Since Tyga went on a tweeting spree about his dissatisfaction with Young Money a few weeks ago, we haven't heard any updates about his label (or for that matter, album) status, but a new interview with VIBE may offer some clues. Appearing on the cover of the publications first digital-only issue, Tyga gives a more in-depth look at his struggle inside Young Money. The interview begins...
  • Bad Bitches: 10 Women Who Rep Hip-Hop
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    "Rap is something you do, Hip-hop is something you live," legendary rapper KRS One professed in the song so fittingly titled "Hip Hop Vs. Rap." Through music, fashion, film, and even fitness, women like Vashtie, Shauna Harrison, DJ K Sly, and Leah McSweeney perfectly exemplify KRS One's statement. Not only do these women live hip-hop, they do and create super dope things that allow us...
  • Wale Camps Out For 'Supreme x Nike AF1' With L.A. Sneakerheads
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    While New York sneakerheads are still fuming over the fact that the Supreme store won't be stocking the highly coveted Air Force 1 collab, the folks in L.A are kicking it with Wale. Not long after Supreme announced that their Los Angeles shop would be releasing Nike Air Force 1 Collection today (October 23rd), a swarm of sneakerheads started lining up outside, including Wale.The rapper didn't...
  • #TBT: Deep Cuts From Kanye West's School Days
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    Kanye West cut his teeth producing records for the likes of Jay Z, but has since left his mark as one of the greatest rappers of the past 15 years. His influence on rap music and culture top notch, only to be met by the top dogs in the game. While Yeezus has received mix reviews, the first three albums are pretty unanimously heralded as some of the finest hip-hop music in our lifetime. With...
  • Beyonce & Jay Z Reportedly Renew Wedding Vows
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    Remember that rumor over the Summer that Jay Z & Beyonce were heading for divorce? Well just as we thought, it turns out not be true as the Carter’s are indeed "drunk in love". According to People Magazine, music’s most powerful couple have recently renewed their wedding vows while overseas. A source told People that the couple's relationship did face “major...
  • Tory Lanez Talks Teyana Taylor, "Lost Cause" And Toronto's Music Scene
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    Tory Lanez has worked hard to achieve a successful solo career, one that you think wouldn't necessitate a side gig, but it turns out the Toronto native also has a fairly prolific career ghostwriting for other artists.  In an exclusive interview with HNHH, T. Lanez reveals that we've actually heard a couple of huge tracks he had a hand in writing, and that there's more on the way. In an offhand...
  • NBA GM's Vote Spurs Most Likely To Win NBA Title In 2014-15
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    Vegas currently has the Cleveland Cavaliers as the favorite to win the NBA Championship this season with 3/1 odds. The Spurs are not far off with 4/1 odds, and although no one would be surprised if either team hoists the Larry O'Brien trophy at year's end, the GMs throughout the league are leaning towards San Antonio.  As part of NBA.com's survey of general managers, the Spurs were chosen to...
  • Let's Make A Movie: 10 Urban Films That Were Books First
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    Authors like Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, and Terry McMillan have proven that black lit can make for great film. From period pieces and horror movies to dramas and provocative thrillers, the growing popularity of these releases demonstrates that films with predominantly black casts, or black leads, can still appeal to the masses. While top films such as...
  • First Week Sales Projections For T.I.'s "Paperwork" & Logic's "Under Pressure" Are Here
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    The time has arrived for us to analyze and gauge who will outsell who, the newcomer Logic with his debut album Under Pressure or the veteran in the game with his ninth studio album, T.I.? Well, it's going to be an extremely close race, perhaps closer than you thought. T.I.'s new album, Paperwork, is on course to sell 65,000-70,000 copies according to HitsDailyDouble. Logic's debut album via...
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