• Rick Ross Reveals Cover Art For "Hood Billionaire"
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    Rick Ross has wasted no time in getting into the Hood Billionaire promo, and really, he doesn't have any time to waste considering it drops on November 24th. After delivering his single with R. Kelly "Keep Doin' That (Rich Bitch)," he follows up today with the official album artwork for Hood Billionaire. Apart from the leaks "Elvis Presley Blvd" and "Keep Doin' That," Rozay recently...
  • Top-10 Jordans For Your October Rotation
    It's October, and as the weather shifts so does your sneaker rotation, or at least it should. It's time to put away those 'White/Infrared' 6s and other summer-inspired colorways in favor of some seasonal flavor. Or dont, I'm not here to tell you what to do. That said, greens, yellows, and oranges are more fitting for the month of October, especially when coupled with a black or navy base. This...
  • Snoop Dogg Continues Posting Iggy Azalea Memes, Iggy Rants On Twitter Again [Update: Snoop Apologizes]
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    Yesterday we saw Snoop Dogg go full force on the Iggy Azalea slander, following one meme which struck Iggy the wrong way. Snoop initially posted a meme of Iggy "without makeup", which led the Australia native to go on a mini-Twitter rant about how Snoop was basically acting two-faced, because in person they seemed to get along well. Snoop, rather than apologize, decided to ruffle Iggy's...
  • Azealia Banks Goes On Mini Twitter Rant About Iggy/Snoop Beef & T.I.
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    Azealia Banks treads familiar territory today, as she goes on a mini Twitter rant about T.I., "urban media" and "white media," among other things. As you may recall, the firecracker Azealia Banks previously incited beef with T.I. when she took shots at Tip's wife Tiny, over his record "No Mediocre." Now that Iggy Azalea and Snoop Dogg are entangled in a beef of their own, Azealia...
  • First Week Sales For Tinashe's "Aquarius" & Keyshia Cole's "Point Of No Return"
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    We anticipated the first week sales for both Tinashe and Keyshia Cole last week, with projections looking like Keyshia Cole's Point of No Return would outsell Tinashe's Aquarius. The official numbers for each singer has arrived, and as Billboard reports, Keyshia Cole did manage to win the race, and ensured she got a spot within the Billboard 200's top 10, albeit it was close. Point of No Return...
  • On The Come Up: Vinny Cha$e
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    HotNewHipHop's On The Come Up series profiles rising stars in the rap game that show strong promise and the will to succeed. Most of the time, they're new to the site but deserve some shine. We will profile artists and producers ranging from those in the deep underground to artists just about to bubble up into the mainstream that you may have missed. You'll be able to check out some of...
  • YG & A$AP Ferg Announce "BestCoast Connection" Tour
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    West Coast and East Coast will soon find a meeting place, with the announcement of YG and A$AP Ferg's short tour, "BestCoast Connection." The two rappers from opposite coasts announced the tour on Twitter today. Tour dates aren't too extensive, but you'll be able to catch YG and Ferg in Philadelphia, Providence, Toronto, New York, Boston and a few other cities. The tour kicks off in Philly on...
  • Ladies Night: Female Solidarity In Hip-Hop
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    Hip-Hop has been a male-dominated genre since its inception in the 1970s on the streets of the South Bronx. However, female emcees were looking over the horizon and soon crept into the game. From MC Lyte to Salt-N-Pepa, female rappers proved that they had the skill to hang with their male counterparts. They enforced a message of unity to gain the respect that they rightfully...
  • Nick Young Trolls Snoop Dogg Over His Iggy Azalea Comments
    For those who are unaware of the circumstances, Nick Young's girlfriend, Iggy Azalea, has been in a bit of a social media war with the OG Snoop Dogg/Lion/whatever. It all started when Snoop posted a hilarious picture depicting Iggy with no makeup on, to which the 'Fancy' artist took great offense. And then Uncle Snoop went all-in posting a series of memes on his instagram account. Iggy took to...
  • Dr. Luke Sued By Kesha For Sexual Assault & Battery
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    Famed hip-hop/pop producer Dr. Luke is being sued by his frequent collaborator Kesha for emotional, physical, sexual, and verbal abuse. Kesha claims Dr. Luke took advantage of her from the moment she signed with him as an eighteen-year-old, saying he would force her to use drugs and alcohol to remove her defenses. In one instance, the singer recalls Luke forcing her to...
  • 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards Performances
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    A few weeks ago some of the biggest names in Hip Hop took made their way down to Atlanta, Georgia for the 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards. Tonight, we get to see what all went down that night. Many of the game's biggest stars were not only just there in attendance, but were also taking their talents to the stage to perform some of this year's hottest hits. Performers at this year's award show included...
  • 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards Cyphers
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    Well here ya go! The most anticipated part of every BET Hip Hop Awards is the cyphers, and thanks to the leaky internets, we can now watch all of tonight’s cyphers right here on HNHH. Its hard to duplicate what last year’s cypher brought us with Slaughterhouse, TDE, & A$AP Mob tackling the mic, but this 2014 crew held their own. With the likes of the entire Taylor Gang crew,...
  • Lupe Fiasco Readies New Mixtape "Lost In The Atlantic Ocean" [Update: Artwork Revealed]
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    It looks like Lupe Fiasco is back at war again with Atlantic Records. Yesterday, Lupe took to his Instagram account to reveal that a new mixtape is on the way. Lu revealed that Atlantic Records was not letting him release his album, Tetsuo & Youth, until he releases a pop-friendly single, so in true Lupe form, he announced that he's going to put out a new mixtape first out of spite...
  • Migos Announce New Mixtape "Rich Nigga Timeline"
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    Immediately following their performance at tonight’s airing of the BET Hip-Hop Awards, Migos decided to announce that they have a new mixtape coming for the fans. Taking to Twitter moments ago, the trio consisting of Quavo, TakeOff, & Offset revealed that they’ll be releasing a new tape called Rich Nigga Timeline on November 5th. With details scarce at the moment, they did reveal...
  • Remy Ma Reveals "I'm Around" Mixtape Cover Art
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    Remy Ma still isn't done her press run since her prison release. The female MC's latest interview occurred with talk show host Wendy Williams, where she spoke once more on her time in prison, what life has been out since her release, and she took the opportunity to reveal her cover art for her upcoming mixtape I'm Around. Remy Ma speaks briefly on the tape, "It's just something that I wanna put...
  • Jahlil Beats Lists His Top 10 Producers Of All Time
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    Jahlil Beats came through the office the other week, and sat down for a quick interview to let us know what exactly he's been up to these days, as he's been a bit absent on the producer circuit. Following the interview, Jhalil took the time to list off his Top 10 producers of all time, offering a reason for each. For a look into the mind of Jahlil and what he likes in a producer, click...
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