• Chicks In Kicks Recap Ft. Rosa Acosta, Kayla Phillips + More
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    Fall is in full swing, and the lady sneakerheads are still bringing out the heat. The 'Black Toe' XIV which recently released made a few appearances in this week's recap, as did a slue of other recent Air Jordan releases. In this week's Chicks In Kicks recap we saw the head of the Kardashian Klan, Kris Jenner, supporting her son-in-law Kanye with a pair of 'Red October'...
  • Drake Shows Up To Kentucky Wildcats' Big Blue Madness Event; Shoots Air Ball
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    Drake’s continued support for his favorite basketball team, the Kentucky Wildcats, carried into Friday night when he was invited to the team’s annual Midnight Madness event at Rupp Arena. Suiting up with the players, Drizzy was able to show off his basketball skills Friday night and jump in line for some pregame warm ups. The results? Not so good. The OVO crooner aired a...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (October 17)
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    We live in strange times — times where 42-year-old OGs beef on Instagram with Australian pop rap artists in their 20s. This ain't fiction: Snoop Dogg and Iggy Azalea were going at it. The "beef" had one artist recalling one that she had with another OG from the south. Also, one rapper tweeted his version of "Control." Yep, it's been an odd year for hip-hop. We also got our fair share...
  • Stream Flatbush Zombies & The Underachievers' "Clockwork Indigo" EP
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    Last month, Brooklyn's psychedelic rap factions Flatbush Zombies and The Underachievers came together to release "The Butterfly Effect", the first track from their collaborative project, Clockwork Indigo. Today, the supergroup has released the EP in its entirety. The 5-track project is now available for free stream via SoundCloud. Take a listen below, and make sure to check out the two acts...
  • Honey Cocaine Reveals Artwork For "Like A Drug" Mixtape, Clarifies Tyga Affiliation [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
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    On Monday we premiered the first look from Honey Cocaine's recently-announced mixtape, Like A Drug. The female Toronto native got the ball rolling for the mixtape with "Curve Ball" produced by DJ ASAP. Today she's decided to unleash the official mixtape cover art, as we await the tracklisting. Like A Drug is slated to drop exclusively on HotNewHipHop on October 22nd, and you can expect us to...
  • 8 Hilariously Awful Rap Battles
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    Most of us have seen an epic moment in rap battles. If it didn't come while watching Eminem's "8 Mile", maybe you've seen a local competition with some ill talent, or at least a strong YouTube video that made your drop your jaw. This list has little to do with those moments. This is the list of absolutely awful, no-good, whack rap battles. Some may argue that being awful at battle rapping is a...
  • Migos Involved In Another Brawl With Fans In Springfield, MA
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    It's been just over a month since Migos got into a physical altercation with a fan, who allegedly tried to snatch one of their chains. Today, the ATL trio have once again found themselves involved in a brawl with fans, though what sparked the fight is still unclear.Footage from a show in Springfield, MA shows Offset mean-mugging a fan before launching himself at the man onstage. Things quickly...
  • Cozz Announces Short November Tour
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    Cozz successfully delivered his debut album on J. Cole's Dreamville imprint, Cozz & Effect, the other month. Although the rapper is still new to the game, he impressed with his polished raps and production. Now Cozz is prepared to head on the road for a short tour in support of the album. The tour run is just in the month of November, and Cozz will reach five cities during that time. Kicking...
  • Eminem's Best Sneaker Collabs
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    Today, October 17th, is the 42nd birthday of one Marshall Mathers. Eminem probably won't come to mind when you start thinking about the greatest rapper x sneaker influencers, but he needs to be on that list. You've got to give credit where credit is due and the man has his own custom Jordan 2's and 4's, along with a number of different Nike Air Max and Air Force 1 collabs. We're not ready...
  • Review: The Game's "Blood Moon: Year Of The Wolf"
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    Game doesn't quite get the respect he deserves. Sometimes things like his habitual name dropping and controversy divert attention from the fact that he has been one of the most consistent rappers over the last decade. Since the release of his debut, The Documentary, he's delivered a series critically acclaimed albums, out-rapped many of his counterparts and at one point, was one of...
  • Is Drake Set To Appear On An Upcoming Katy Perry Single?
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    The KTT sleuths are at it again. The popular rap forum has unearthed some possible evidence of a Drake feature on Katy Perry's Prism deep cut, "Legendary Lovers", hidden in plain sight on songwriter Max Martin's official website. The discography section of Martin's site lists his large collection of songwriting credits, including many of Katy Perry's hits, but contains one surprise in...
  • Iggy Azalea Speaks Out Against Hefe Wine & "Common Law Divorce" Once More
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    Well, Iggy Azalea is just not having a good week, and she continues to take to the public forum of Twitter to vent about it. Yesterday she was calling out the Australian division of her label for apparently selling old photos of her to various magazines, unbeknownst to the rapper herself. Today, it's back to the recent "divorce" scandal, surrounding former boyfriend/sex tape partner Hefe...
  • Snoop Dogg's New Album To Be Released Through Pharrell's I Am Other Label
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    Snoop Dogg caused a bit of a controversy this week, when he randomly targeted Iggy Azalea in a series of social media posts, beginning with some memes, before escalating to threats and name-calling. Snoop has since apologized for his behavior, and conveniently enough, more news about his upcoming album has followed the high profile story. We already knew that Pharrell would be providing the...
  • Big Sean Says Eminem Collab Will Not Be On His Album, Confirms Kanye West, Chris Brown & Ariana Grande Features
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    The internet got excited when Big Sean confirmed that the long-awaited collaboration with Eminem was finally happening. In a recent interview he kept it brief, just saying that a "somethin'" would arrive sooner or later. Now, in another interview with Angie Martinez over at Power 105.1, the G.O.O.D. rapper explains a bit more on his studio session with Eminem, and says that the song will likely...
  • Blac Chyna & Tyga Getting Back Together?
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    Could Blac Chyna and Tyga be getting back together? Tyga and Blac Chyna reportedly broke up in August, which was one of several rap couple break-ups we've seen in recent months. Among them, Future and Ciara also called off their engagement in August, but as we reported at the beginning of September, the two apparently got back together. Now, Blac Chyna has hinted that she and...
  • Bobby Shmurda Says He's Not Getting Paid From All His Shows [Update: Shmurda's Mom/Manager Speaks Out]
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    Bobby Shmurda may be one of the rappers with the most buzz right now, but he's not making any money off that, or so he said in a now-deleted Instagram post last night.  The rapper who blew up off his Shmoney Dance and "Hot Nigga" freestyle, has since signed a major label record deal with Epic and has been doing a slew of shows, including closing out the BET Hip-Hop...
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