• Kid Vishis Talks New Album, Royce Da 5'9'', Writing Process
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    It's easy to draw comparisons between Detroit's up-and-coming emcee Kid Vishis and his older brother Royce Da 5'9''; both emcees did grow up in the same home, with the same parents, in the same house after all. But don't let their similar backgrounds get you to thinking they're the same. One listen to Vishis' new album Timing Is Everything and it becomes clear that he's much more than a...
  • 50 Cent Takes Jab At Floyd Mayweather On Instagram
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    Floyd Mayweather has had his share of beefs with hip-hop artists over the past few years (including a major riff with T.I. over the past few weeks), but perhaps no battle has lasted as long as that between him and G-Unit head honcho 50 Cent. According to 50, the beef began way back in 2012, when Floyd came up with the idea of a partnership between the two, asking the rapper to help him with...
  • Stream PartyNextDoor's "PARTYNEXTDOOR TWO"
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    Drake's takeover of the rap game has been far from subtle, but his OVO label artists infiltration was a little more low-key. PartyNextDoor has gradually gained momentum on its own legs (though a couple of Drizzy features have undoubtedly helped), and the anticipation is high for his sophomore project, PARTYNEXTDOOR TWO.While the album gets an official release this Tuesday, July 29th, PND has...
  • 20 Of Nicki Minaj's Best Booty Moments
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    Nicki Minaj almost broke the internet when she unveiled the artwork for "Anaconda" at the end of the week, and with that came headlines galore, as well as Nicki's own criticism of said headlines. In an honor of the artwork making men thirsty every where, we've decided to collect some of Nicki Minaj's biggest moments (hehe) when it comes to shaking what her mama gave her. Some are twerking GIFs...
  • Cassidy Says Jay Z Set Up His Infamous Battle With Freeway
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    Cassidy cut his teeth as a battle rapper, and the punchline-driven style has always had a heavy presence in his recorded material. In a new interview with VladTV, the Philly emcee criticized the current rappers for not being lyric-driven, and accredited the popularization of battle rap with fans seeking out bars. "Some people like Hip Hop for flows. Some people like Hip Hop for beats. I mean, I...
  • Get Your Music Video On HotNewHipHop With HeatSeekers Video Edition [Update: July 26]
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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 Nyles Davis, with his song "Rise & Grind". 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...
  • Homeless Man Arrested For Stalking & Threatening Rihanna
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    Many celebrities deal with crazed fans, but Rihanna seems to attract the home invading variety. Last year, a man was arrested for snooping around the singer's home in the Pacific Palisades, and this week, yet another guy was taken in when he repeatedly left threatening notes for Rihanna at her house in California. A homeless man named Kevin Mcglynn was caught on RiRi's premises on...
  • Underrated Audio: July  19- July 25
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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. In this week's instalment, we've got a mix of electronic and hip-hop. Young Buck announces he's "Getting Back", while...
  • Top-10 Ridiculous NBA Arrests
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    Professional athletes have always seemed to break the law as though it were a contractual obligation. Unfortunately NBA players are no exception; their consistent predilection towards crime of all kinds has led to plenty of bad headlines for the league. Among lots of tragic and scary incidents, certain brushes with the law have stood out as memorably bizarre, and even a little laughable, due to...
  • Keyshia Cole Reveals Title Of New Album [Update: Album Cover Revealed]
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    Keyshia Cole's last album was 2012's Woman To Woman, which featured collaborators such as Meek MIll, Lil Wayne, Ashanti, and The-Dream. Cole's upcoming album will also have it's share of collaborators, but according to the singer, she'll be handling the majority of the songwriting this time around. After being asked by a fan on Twitter, the R&B singer revealed the title of the album to be...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (July 25)
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    July is steadily coming to a close and the steady stream of Nicki Minaj verses continues. After appearing on the remix to August Alsina's "No Love," she prepping the release her next single, "Anaconda." The collaboration has a few wondering if they were messing around together, which makes "Anaconda" an unfortunate title — Twitter has no chill remember? The rap game doesn't...
  • Wiz Khalifa Says Tyga Dropping Out Of The "Under The Influence" Tour Was "A Wack Move"
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    Wiz Khalifa just kicked off the 3rd annual Under The Influence Tour, which features the stacked lineup of Jeezy, Ty Dolla $ign, Rich Homie Quan, Mack Wilds, Sage The Gemini, Iamsu! and DJ Drama. The bill also boasted Tyga's name initially, but the rapper has since dropped out of the tour. In an interview with Power 99 FM, Wiz addressed Tyga's absence from the tour for the first time, and he...
  • Chicks In Kicks Recap Ft. Kim K, Nicki Minaj, Beyonce +More
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    Nicki Minaj won the week as far as #ChicksInKicks is concerned. Nicki unveiled the new album art for 'Anaconda' wearing basically nothing but the 'Bright Grape' Air Jordan 6. God Bless. Beyonce also laced up some noteworthy kicks this week with a gamma blue colorway of the Nike Air Revolution Sky Hi. Other female celebs that caught our eye this week were Kim Kardashian in the Nike Flyknit Racer,...
  • Review: Common "Nobody's Smiling"
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    A mostly levelheaded veteran who’s open about his distant relationship with Chicago, Common is the only 30-plus rapper who could’ve made a Nobody’s Smiling. And this goes beyond the conscious label or being a representative of “real hip-hop.” Common’s best works have been guided by a sense of empathy whether it’s through his famous personification of...
  • Nicki Minaj Responds To "Anaconda" Coverage, Rates Asses "Acceptable" & "Unacceptable"
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    Nicki Minaj had the entire internet extra thirsty yesterday when she dropped off the bootyfull single art for her upcoming record "Anaconda", due out on July 28th. The artwork was picked up by hip-hop sites, of course, but it was also picked up by a ton of non-hip-hop publications, like Huffington Post. Asses are a dime a dozen if you know how to Google on the internet, but Nicki Minaj stirred...
  • The Best #NBASitcoms Trending On Twitter
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    Late yesterday afternoon #NBASitcoms started trending on twitter, and it provided us with a slue of great photoshopped images. Fans, and even some teams, from around the NBA re-imagined their favorite players as main characters of classic sitcoms including MASH, Family Ties, and The League.  This is what it's come down to. LeBron has gone back to Cleveland and all of the major stars have...
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