28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (Sept. 20)

Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and instantly bursted into uncontrollable laughter? Raised your eyebrow? Scratched your head? Instantly smiled? Thought, "Damn. That's dope."?  Stared at...

  • 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (Sept. 20)
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    Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and instantly bursted 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...
  • 21 Dope Rappers 21 And Under
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    Rappers from all over the United States are popping up, showing off their talents and making a name for themselves in their cities of choice. Whether it's Brooklyn, Chicago, Los Angeles or Miami, there are young emcees repping each region. These are some of the main areas inhabited by rappers, or areas one would expect. However, there are more obscure places, such as North Carolina and Virginia...
  • Jamie Foxx, 2 Chainz & DJ Mustard Sued For "Party Ain't A Party"
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    Just a week ago, Jamie Foxx, 2 Chainz and DJ Mustard linked up on a song called "Party Ain't A Party" that, in addition to sharing a name with a '90s hit, may be a complete rip off. TMZ reports that a singer by the name of J Rand is suing the trio for copyright infringement of his 2013 song of the same name (which features IAMSU!), and when you listen to the tracks side-by-side, the...
  • Get Your Music Video On HotNewHipHop With HeatSeekers Video Edition [Update: September 20]
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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 Jay Gudda, with his video for "Yours Truly." 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...
  • Underrated Audio: September 13 - September 19
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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. With a new Big K.R.I.T. mixtape and Hustle Gang's G.D.O.D 2 mixtape, plus a ton of new singles from Tity Boi, Tory...
  • Former NBA Star Arrested For Stealing $14,000 Worth Of Apple Products
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    Former Phoenix Suns guard and NBA executive, Rex Chapman, was bagged on Saturday for allegedly stealing $14,000 worth of Apple products from a retail store in Scottsdale, Arizona. According to reports, Chapman stole items from the Apple store on seven different occasions over the course of a few months.  Apple employees told authorities that Rex would act like he was paying for the items...
  • Keyshia Cole Reportedly Arrested After Attacking Woman In Birdman's Home
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    A report concerning Keyshia Cole's arrest last night is surprising in more ways than one. The singer is reported to have assaulted a woman when she found her at Birdman's condo in L.A., as her and the Cash Money founder are rumored to be dating (news to us too).  TMZ claims that when Keyshia paid her alleged boyfriend a visit at around 5AM, she found an unidentified woman already there. At...
  • Chicks In Kicks Weekly Recap Ft. Amber Rose, Ciara + More
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    TGIF. Football is officially back, Fall is quickly approaching, and the the amount of kicks on the horizon have us looking forward to the changing seasons. The 'Black/Infrared' 6 will be making a return to retailers in November, the 'Black Toe' XIV is dropping at the end of this month, and the much anticipated 'Legend Blue' Jordan 11 will be dropping before the...
  • Mood Music: Hip-Hop/R&B Songs For Every Mood
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    Whether you're feeling mad, or high, or anxious, or sexy, or you just got paid, or you wanna turn up, or get inspired, or well, anything, HotNewHipHop has you covered. Just in time for the weekend, whatever your plans may be, we've got music for every situation and/or mood. We like our readers to feel supported and understood, and nothing is more effective than music. Now, we...
  • Diddy's Revolt TV Is Having Trouble Bringing Up Viewership
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    We've seen Diddy's Revolt TV brand all over the net since its inception last year, but it looks like the TV network itself is having trouble increasing its viewership. The network, which brought The Breakfast Club to TV, will celebrate its one-year anniversary next month, but they're facing issues in terms of bringing up their audience from the original 25 million household base. NY Post...
  • Hottie Vs. Hottie: The Big Bootylicious Battle
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    Jennifer Lopez came through last night with her highly anticipated music video for her "Booty (Remix)," featuring equally-blessed-with-booty Iggy Azalea. The visual comes on the heels of Nicki Minaj's over-the-top "Anaconda" music video, and so comparisons were inevitable. Both songs advocate the bigger the booty, the better. So for today's Hotties feature, we're bringing back the "Hottie...
  • Young Thug On Continuing Lil Wayne's "Carter" Series: "He Did 1 To 5, I'm Gonna Do 6 To 10"
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    Young Thug has been pretty up-front about Lil Wayne's influence on his music, voicing that pairing with Birdman's Rich Gang team is something of a dream come true for him. Ever since getting in with the Cash Money camp, Thug has been adamant about keeping Wayne's legacy alive, announcing that his next album will be titled, Tha Carter VI.He spoke on his decision to go with the title in a...
  • August Alsina Was In A Coma For Three Days
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    August Alsina suddenly collapsed while performing in New York City at the Irving Theatre a few days back, the show was part of his tour with Teyana Taylor. The artist was quickly brought to the hospital, where he's remained for the last several days. The reason for his hospitalization was rumored to be severe dehydration and exhaustion, it was reported he suffered from multiple seizures,...
  • Top-11 LeBron 11 Colorways
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    So long LeBron 11, we hardly knew ya. LeBron James laced up the Nike Zoom Soldier 7 more often than not last year, and his 11th signature sneaker was worn more by the Morris twins than LeBron himself.  The fit wasn't right, and although The Swoosh tried to accommodate changes on the fly, the LeBron 11 was just destined for failure from the jump. LeBron officially unveiled his 12th...
  • T.I. Reveals Tracklist For "Paperwork: The Motion Picture"
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    After unveiling the artwork for his upcoming album Paperwork: The Motion Picture at the end of last month, T.I. returns today with the official tracklist and deluxe edition cover art. The rapper also happens to be dropping his Hustle Gang G.D.O.D 2 mixtape later today, off which we just premiered a new record "I Do The Most." Tip has features on basically every song off the upcoming...
  • Tim Dog's Death Officially Confirmed
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    In February 2013, rapper Tim Dog's death was reported by The Source magazine. It was reported that Tim Dog, real name Timothy Blair, died of seizures at the age of 46, yet there was no proof of his death, namely, a death certificate. Things got more strange when an arrest warrant was issued for Tim Dog a few months later. These two factors fed rumors that the Brooklyn native faked...
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