• Top-10 Players Who Dodged March Madness
    Every year, for twenty or so days in late March and early April, the entire Sports World revolves around basketball for the immortal, action-packed, straight-up Maddening NCAA Tournament. It’s a chance for casual fans and hoop heads alike to binge-watch highly-competitive basketball like Netflix, and not only celebrate the best college players, but catch a glimpse of the NBA’s future....
  • Jason Derulo Reveals Artwork & Tracklist For "Talk Dirty"
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    Jason Derulo's single, "Talk Dirty" took a minute to catch on. Released back in July, the 2 Chainz-assisted track is only now hitting its peak, currently sitting at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100. No seems about as good a time as ever to drop an album, which the singer will be doing on April 15th. His album (also titled Talk Dirty), will feature guest appearances from the likes of Snoop Dogg, Tyga,...
  • Canadian Government Gives Drake $300,000 For OVO Fest
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    Another year, another OVO Fest. At least that's how it is if you're the highly successful rapper/singer, Drake who recieved 300 grand in government funding for this year's festival. The grant comes from the Celebrate Ontario program brought to you by the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. For a frame of reference, this is the same amount of funding recieved by the Toronto...
  • Review: Kevin Gates' "By Any Means"
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    March has been a damn good month for Baton Rouge hip-hop, and for fans of the genre as a whole. The release of Kevin Gates' highly anticipated mixtape By Any Means comes just weeks after southern icon and fellow Louisiana native Boosie was released from prison. It seems fitting that what could serve as a breakthrough project for Gates drops right around the time that Boosie, who helped...
  • Vince Staples Explains How 50 Cent And GTA: San Andreas Inspired Him And His Music
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    Vince Staples thinks things like When the hit 2004 game, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (which served as the basis for the latest GTA installment) came out, people claimed that it helped the video game industry grow, but no one expected it to help a future, budding musician grow as an artist. Vince Staples was just a kid when that game came out and when 50 was coming up with great music, but he...
  • D'Angelo To Reissue The Extremely Rare "Live At The Jazz Cafe"
    If you were own a copy of D'Angelo's Live at the Jazz Café: London: The Complete Show you probably were perusing some record story in Japan in the late 90's. Until now. The veteran R&B singer is reissuing is famed live record, which for whatever reason was given a Japan-Only release when it came out in 1998.  D'Angelo also showed off previously unreleased tracks, like his...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (March 15-21)
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    Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter. Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans. Each week we take a look at some of the most memorable twitter moments from some of the genres biggest personalities. This...
  • Pitchfork Music Festival Lineup Announced With Kendrick Lamar As Headliner
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    It's that time of year again, folks. The lineup for the annual Pitchfork Music Festival has been announced, and it finds Compton's own Kendrick Lamar headlining the event alongside Neutral Milk Hotel and Beck. Other hip-hop and R&B acts scheduled to perform at the event include K.Dot's TDE affiliates ScHoolboy Q, SZA and Isaiah Rashad, as well as Danny Brown, Pusha T, Earl...
  • Top-10 Jordan Spiz'ike's Of All-Time
    The spry Spike Lee turned 57 years old yesterday and we have to wonder if he got any special birthday kicks like most of us sneakerheads do. The avid Knicks fan is a known sneaker connoisseur, and has inspired an entire line of Jordan sneakers, known as the Spiz'ikes.  The Air Jordan Spiz'ike was designed to pay homage to Mars Blackmon, the character Spike played in many Jordan commercials....
  • Rick Ross' "Mafia Music III" Instrumental Was Originally Intended For Dr. Dre's "Detox"
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    Yesterday evening, Rick Ross sent out a revelatory tweet concerning a cut from his new album Mastermind: "'Mafia Music III' track was originally for Detox which @DrDre gave me for #Mastermind in a session." Back in February, GRAMMY-award-winning producer Bink discussed the evolution of the record with HipHopDX.  "I did the record for Dr. Dre, for Detox," he said. "Dr. Dre hired...
  • Waka Flocka To Drop New Mixtape Tomorrow Titled "Re-Up"
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     Here’s some dope news that came out of nowhere. Waka Flocka will be dropping a new mixtape in less than 24 hours! With little promotion taking place, Waka is expected to release a new mixtape tomorrow titled Re-Up, which will hit the 'net at 8:08PM via livemixtapes.com. The project will serve as an appetizer to his long-awaited Flockaveli 2 album, which we'll hopefully be hearing...
  • King Los Says Split With Bad Boy Was "Amicable"
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    King Los left many fans surprised when he announced that he would be parting ways with Bad Boy. Initially, it was unclear if he and Diddy were still on good terms. HNHH was able to catch up with the rapper following his listening party in New York, where he cleared up any rumors about the situation. "It was more of an amicable thing," said Los, indicating that he and Diddy are just looking to...
  • 50 Cent Thinks Eminem Is Underrated, "More Hood Than So Many People Out There"
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    50 Cent recently sat down with Noisey to talk about his upcoming album, Animal Ambition, as well as his frequent collaborator, Eminem. Despite his massive success, 50 described Em as "underrated", which he said was due to his race. "Em is really underrated because people have always been talking about him like, "The WHITE rapper Eminem" instead of just "the rapper." Fif went on to say that the...
  • Frank Ocean Did Not Send Chipotle The "Fuck Off" Check After All
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    Frank Ocean recently settled a lawsuit with Chipotle in a pretty badass way-- at least, we thought he did. The singer was paid a hefty sum to contribute some vocals to an ad campaign, but he never followed through. Thus, Chipotle sued Ocean for the money they paid for his involvement, which worked out to $212,500. Ocean then posted one of the biggest flexes we've seen in a minute to his...
  • Chris Brown Could Avoid Jail Time If He Settles A Recent Assault Case
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    As you may have heard, Chris Brown recently headed back to jail after being kicked out of his second rehab facility for touching the hands and elbows of a woman, refusing a drug test and making "harsh comments" about the program during a group session. He's currently on 23-hour lockdown in a Los Angeles cell. Although he was expected to spend at least a month...
  • The Best Phil Jackson Memes On Social Media
    Phil Jackson made his long awaited return to Madison Square Garden last night, as President of Basketball Operations for the New York Knicks. The signing provides hope for Knicks fans, and the franchise, who are fighting for a spot in the playoffs. Phil Jackson received a standing ovation in MSG as the Knicks took down the Pacers last night, pushing their win streak to 7 games. Hopeful Knick...
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