• 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...
  • Ticket Giveaway: Chris Webby's "Chemically Imbalanced" NYC Show At S.O.B.'s
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    Chris Webby seems to be a pretty well-liked character on the site, often receiving a user rating of VERY HOTTTTT. So for those fans of the Chemically Imbalanced rapper, we've got a ticket giveaway for his album release party/NYC tour stop on his "Chemically Imbalanced" tour. The show takes place at New York's famous S.O.B.'s on October 29th (two days after his album's release), and will see...
  • First Week Sales For The Game's "Year Of The Wolf"
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    Looks like The Game and Blood Money's Year of The Wolf album fared slightly better in the commercial arena than was originally predicted. Last week, it was projected to sell between 27,000-30,000 copies, and it's slightly exceeded that, moving "close to" 33,000 units to date. The compilation album, which features Too Short, Problem, Yo Gotti, 2 Chainz, Soulja Boy, T.I.,...
  • Jordan-Only Sneaker Shop Opens In New York Tomorrow
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    Leave your foams, KDs, LeBrons, Asics, Iversons, Kobes etc. at the door. A brand new sneaker boutique is ready to launch in Brooklyn, New York- the birthplace of the GOAT, Michael Jordan. 'Jordan Heads' is an Air Jordan only consignment shop which caters specifically to the sneakerheads who appreciate everything and anything MJ. From the newest releases to the kicks you missed out on as a kid,...
  • DJ Premier To Produce Album With Loaded Lux
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    DJ Premier has his hands full nowadays. On top of producing an entire collaborative project with Royce Da 5'9'', the legendary producer has also agreed to handle the boardwork on upcoming album from battle rapper Loaded Lux. “I was like, ‘Yo, we gotta work on a project,'” Premier tells RapIsOuttaControl. “We haven’t put it out there, but we’ve been having...
  • Review: T.I.'s "Paperwork"
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    Following the release of T.I.’s last two somewhat lackluster albums, 2010's No Mercy and 2012's Trouble Man, combined with the rise of new age rap stars like Drake, Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole and Meek Mill, and the fact that ten-year plus veterans like Lil Wayne and Kanye West are continuing to inch closer and closer to icon status with every project they drop, T.I.’s standing in hip hop's...
  • Kendrick Lamar's "i" To Serve As The Theme Song For 2014-2015 NBA Season
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    Kendrick Lamar released one of the most anticipated records of the year a few weeks back when the powerful “i” impacted our headsets out of nowhere. Capitalizing on K Dot’s popularity and the record’s self-empowering message, the NBA has decided to go ahead and use the song in their 2014-2015 promo ads. The single will serve as the backdrop to the NBA’s...
  • Jared Evan & Statik Selektah Announce New Album "Still Blue" [Update: Artwork And Tracklist Revealed]
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    After having great success on their 2013 project Boom Bap & Blues, NYC artist Jared Evan and super-producer Statik Selektah have decided to join forces once again and release another new project together titled Still Blue. Making the announcement earlier today, Jared Evan took to his Twitter account and released a new Rik Cordero-directed album trailer for the project. With little details...
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