• Rah Digga Responds To Iggy Azalea, Hip-Hop Media
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    Earlier this week, Rah Digga proclaimed in an interview with ThisIs50 that Iggy Azalea "isn't hip-hop." “Iggy Azalea it’s like I can’t get into her,” she said. “Because it’s just not real to me. There is a white girl from Australia that spits in an Australian accent, and her name is Chelsea Jane. That I can get into. Teach me Australian Hip Hop...
  • Wiz Khalifa Says Marriage Was Over Before Amber Rose Walked In On Him With Another Woman
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    The details of Wiz Khalifa's recent divorce from Amber Rose continue to trickle into the public eye. According to TMZ -- the king of intrusive details -- the Pittsburgh rapper was quoted saying, "I just didn't want to be married to her anymore." Wiz did not believe he was cheating on Rose, explaining that he had already moved out of the house and told friends weeks prior that the marriage...
  • Jay Rock & Kutt Calhoun Leave Strange Music
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    Years after the release of his debut album Follow Me Home, TDE's Jay Rock has officially parted ways with Tech N9ne's Strange Music label. Fans speculated that this split might happen when Rock only appeared for a brief verse on Tech's Strangeulation LP earlier this year, a project that gave sizable shine to just about every other member of the label. In...
  • 50 Cent's Son Takes Photo With Floyd Mayweather
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    50 Cent's son continues to bro down with his father's enemies. Marquise Jackson seems to have inherited the troll gene from Fif, deciding to take a unique approach to rebelling against his father. A few weeks back he openly endorsed Slowbucks, a rapper 50 has been feuding with since a now infamous chain-snatching incident at Summer Jam 2014, and has now taken a photo with Floyd Mayweather, who...
  • A$AP Mob's "L.O.R.D." Scrapped, New A$AP Rocky Album Coming Soon
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    A$AP Mob's debut album has been in the works for quite a while now with plenty of false starts in the form of singles like "Trillmatic" and "Hella Hoes". Answering a fan question on his Tumblr, resident tastemaker A$AP Yams revealed that the oft-delayed crew album is officially cancelled, hinting that a new Rocky album would come in its place. "LORD IS SCRAPPED. FLACKO JODYE SEASON THIS FALL"...
  • A Guide to Atlanta Producers
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    Someone once remarked that Chicago and Atlanta had replaced New York City and Los Angeles as the capitals of modern rap music. As blasphemous as that claim might seem, it’s 100% true in 2014. Atlanta has been a dominant force in hip-hop for over a decade now, but since 2010, it has experienced a lot of change. T.I., Jeezy, and Ludacris (sorta) are still around, but a new crop of artists has...
  • Kevin Durant Addresses "The Based God's Curse", Says He's "Cool" With Lil B
    The Based God's Curse has been haunting Kevin Durant all year, and now it appears he's finally attempting to break the spell. If you haven't been following, the NBA star has been beefing with Lil B on and off since 2011, when he dissed the rapping skills of the self-deifying emcee. Since then, there's been sporadic back and forth between the two, with talk of a one on one game taking place at one...
  • Charts Don’t Lie: September 28
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    This week Chris Brown makes his Billboard 200 debut with his new album X. The singer went above and beyond the projected sales, moving 146,000 copies opening week. As some people noticed, on Twitter Chris Brown tweeted that X had sold 495k, according to the Billboard Consumption Chart. He tweeted, "TEAM BREEZY! The billboard consumption number for X is 495K! X is GOLD already! Thank you! I'm...
  • Watch Jay Z & Beyonce Perform At The Global Citizen Festival In Central Park
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    Jay Z and Beyonce have been on tour all summer, but save for some fan-filmed coverage, fans have only been able to see what the two had to offer by buying some pretty pricey tickets. The "On The Run" tour was thus made into an HBO concert film, a highly stylized version of the experience, but now there's yet another way you can be let in on the action. MSNBC covered the duo performing live at...
  • The Weeknd To Join Ariana Grande For SNL Performance Tonight
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    The Weeknd made a surprising appearance on Ariana Grande's smash album, My Everything this year, guesting on the pop duet, "Love Me Harder", and it seems he'll be making yet another unexpected appearance tonight on SNL for the song's live incarnation. Grande is set to perform as the musical guest for tonight's episode, and announced earlier today that Abel will be the special guest for...
  • 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (Sept. 27)
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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...
  • 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 In Jones We Trust, with his video fro "KTA." 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 will...
  • Rick Ross Shares Pictures Of Meek Mill In Jail
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    Right now, we don't know exactly when Meek Mill will be freed from jail (where he's serving time for a probation violation), but at least the MMG rapper looks happy in new pictures shared on Twitter by Rick Ross. Yesterday, Meek's label boss posted two photos of Meek in the clink, adding that the Philly MC was "almost at the Door." View both tweets below, and photos in the gallery...
  • DJ Khaled Sues eOne Music Over Unpaid Royalties
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    Before he founded the We The Best Music Group in 2012, DJ Khaled was signed to eOne Music, where he released his first four records from 2006 to 2010. Now the music mogul is claiming that his former label has failed to pay him the royalties they had agreed upon, and is suing eOne for the difference, thought to be at least $1 million. According to Billboard, Khaled filed a lawsuit...
  • Top-10 X-Factors To Watch In The 2014-15 Season
    BallOverAll's series of Season Preview lists continues this week with the Top 10 X-Factors for 2014-15.These are guys who figure to be question marks in pivotal roles for their squads. While not exactly the stars of the show, each of their play this season will likely have a heavy impact on their teams' fates...
  • Amber Rose Files For Divorce From Wiz Khalifa [Update: Rose Allegedly Walked In On Wiz With Another Woman]
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    Amber Rose is breaking off another relationship with a rapper. The model/actress/recording artist, who previously dated Kanye West from 2008 to 2010, has filed from divorce from her husband of one year, Wiz Khalifa. TMZ reports that Rose filed for divorce on Monday and will be trying to obtain "full legal and physical custody" of the couple's one-year-old son, Sebastian. Apparently,...
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