• Photos Of D.C. Assault Victim In Chris Brown Case Released To Public
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    Chris Brown's fate in the D.C. assault case has yet to be determined, although his bodyguard, Christopher Hollosy, was found guilty a few weeks ago. On Tuesday, a judge in the case approved the release of photos of the victim, Parker Adams, following the fight. Parker Adams claims that he received a beat down from Chris Brown and his bodyguard, when he attempted to photo bomb a picture his...
  • Review: Tech N9ne's "Strangeulation"
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    In his “Essays on the Intellectual Powers of a Man,” Thomas Reid made the claim that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link. When the philosopher said this in the 1700s, the concept of a compilation album (or an “album” for that matter) was hundreds of years away and yet the words could not apply more appropriately. When reviewing Young Money’s recent Rise of...
  • Rich Homie Quan Hospitalized After Suffering Twin Seizures [Update: Quan In Good Condition]
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    In news that we never wish to report, Rich Homie Quan was rushed to an Atlanta hospital on Tuesday evening after suffering TWO seizures during a music video shoot. According to TMZ, Rich Homie Quan was shooting a music video for "Walk Thru" with Problem in Atlanta's Piedmont Park when he suffered back-to-back seizures. Reports say that when Quan hit the ground, he smashed his head pretty...
  • Lil Durk & Compton Menace Respond To Tyga & Game's Diss Track "ChiRaq To L.A."
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    If you've been on HotNewHipHop at all today, you've probably noticed the diss record towards Lil Durk and 40 Glocc, sent from Tyga and Game. The beef began brewing when Durk took aim at T-Raww, for apparently backing down on his promise of a feature (basically), and after Tyga caught wind of Durk's diss on Meek Mill's "Chi-Raq" freestyle, he responded with his own freestyle, "Chi-Raq To...
  • Eminem Will Be The First Rapper To Headline Wembley Stadium
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    Eminem holds a few titles as a rapper, one of which being the best-selling hip hop artist of all time (not to mention the second-best selling male artist of all time, only bested by... Garth Brooks?). The Detroit emcee is about to conquer yet another feat, as he will be headlining Wembley Stadium on July 11th, making him the very first rap artist to do so. Em made the big reveal via an...
  • Stream Troy Ave's "BSB Vol. 4" Mixtape
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    Troy Ave just covered the XXL Freshmen list, representing the sole New York quotient of the group. The rapper is only getting more prolific as his profile rises, releasing his crew's BSB Vol. 4 mixtape today. While not (yet) available for download, you can take a listen to the full tape via Soundcloud right now. The project features guest appearances from Fredo Santana, Memphis Bleek and...
  • 2 Chainz Must Stay Sober For 18 Months To Avoid Charges
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    2 Chainz was arrested at an L.A. airport last June when ingredients to make codeine-based drug concoction, 'lean' were found in his bag. The rapper has since copped a plea deal over the charges, but he'll have to lay off the syrup for a while. According to Billboard, Tity was sentenced to an 18-Month Drug Diversion program this week. It's not clear how strict the testing will be (i.e. if it will...
  • Top U.K. Rappers In The Grime Game
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    When most people think of rap and hip-hop, they often only reference American artists. They’re given most of the credit when it comes to claiming the genre as their own and being responsible for its evolution, in some ways, rightly so, after all, New York was hip-hop's birthing place. However, English rappers have their own claim to fame in the rap/hip-hop scene. They are even responsible...
  • Soulja Boy Reveals He's Working With Lil Wayne On "Tha Carter V" & Diddy On "MMM"
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    Soulja Boy has been getting some love from big rappers lately, specifically the YMCMB camp. After Drizzy Drake hopped on his track "We Made It" and inspired a million freestyle/remixes that followed, the lean-loving rapper also connected with Nicki Minaj for "Yasss Bish!!!" In a new interview with The Fader magazine, Soulja Boy details work he's been doing with another YMCMB counterpart, Weezy...
  • Top-10 Chris Paul Jordan PEs
    Today, May 6th, marks the 29th birthday of the best point guard currently doing it. Chris Paul celebrated his birthday by dismantling the Oklahoma City Thunder in game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals last night, making a statement that the Clippers are for real. On the eve of his 29th birthday, in just 28 minutes of action, CP3 racked up 32 points and 10 assists, and made 8 of 9 three...
  • Stream Iamsu!'s Debut Album, "Sincerely Yours" In Its Entirety
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    HBK Gang releases really sneak up on you. Sage The Gemini's debut album seemed to come out of nowhere, and now Iamsu! has dropped his brand new 19-track effort on us without warning. The rapper's first official album comes packed with features from Too $hort, E-40, Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz, Berner, Dizzy Wright, and of course, Sage. Plenty of the production workcomes courtesy of...
  • 2 Chainz Speaks On Donald Sterling Controversy
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    2 Chainz just delivered his new Freebase EP last night, and he stopped by Chelsea Lately last night to promote the project. The hot topic however, was not Tity 2 Necklace's new music, but former-Clippers owner Donald Sterling's racist comments from last week. When asked about the controversy, Chainz offered a more sympathetic opinion than we've heard from the likes of Snoop Dogg and Meek...
  • YG Describes Average Day In Bompton
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    YG is on top of his game right now, along with his producing partner DJ Mustard, the duo are being tapped as the new "Snoop Dogg & Dr. Dre." Freddie Gibbs even called YG the "new Eazy-E." Whether or not you believe either of those claims to be true, there's no denying that YG is putting West Coast gangsta rap back in heavy rotation, along with rappers like ScHoolboy Q. We got our newest...
  • Top-15 Funniest Roy Hibbert Memes And Tweets
    Roy Hibbert continued his atrocious post-season last night, and it took social media by storm. Hibbert recorded 0 points, 0 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 blocks, 2 turnovers, and 5 fouls in 18 minutes of action last night. Needless to say, the Wizards handled the Pacers quite easily in game 1.  Hibbert is far from his fellow Georgetown alum like Patrick Ewing, Dikembe Mutombo, and Alonzo Mourning,...
  • 2014 XXL Freshmen Class Revealed
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    Every year XXL announces a new class of rappers the feel will take over the game. Since 2008, the now ubiquitous Freshmen list has given shine to rappers like Kendrick Lamar, Lupe Fiasco, Wiz Khalifa, Big Sean, Freddie Gibbs, Meek Mill, Future, ScHoolboy Q and more. After opening wild card voting up to the public, and plenty of rapper 'consideration', XXL is announcing the list for 2014. The...
  • 10 Funny #SadKanye Memes
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    An amazing photo of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West surfaced onto the internets late last week, which quickly became the next great meme, #SadKanye, following in the footsteps of #SadKeanu. The photograph in question finds Kim Kardashian posing happily with a photographer by the name of Alex Yenni (who uploaded the image to his Instagram), while Kanye sits in the background looking, well, sad....
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