Charts Don’t Lie: August 10

This week we see one new entry below, belonging to October's Very Own's PARTYNEXTDOOR. The r'n'b singer is relatively new, having released his first official mixtape PARTYNEXTDOOR just last...

  • Charts Don’t Lie: August 10
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    This week we see one new entry below, belonging to October's Very Own's PARTYNEXTDOOR. The r'n'b singer is relatively new, having released his first official mixtape PARTYNEXTDOOR just last summer. Nonetheless, he's already developed quite the loyal following, undoubtedly due (in part) to his affiliation with Drizzy. The Toronto singer has been able to move a solid 15k, almost 16k, since his...
  • 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (Aug 9)
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    Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and instantly burst into uncontrollable laughter? Raised your eyebrow? Scratched your head? Instantly smiled? Thought, "Damn. That's dope."?  Stared at your phone? Did an instant repost? HNHH is sure you've answered yes to at least one of those questions.  Because so many people are out in the streets flexin' and doing it for the gram, hip hop...
  • T.I. Weighs In On Nicki Minaj & Lil Kim Beef
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    T.I. has been in the game for some time, and in recent years, he found himself becoming something of a peacekeeper. Besides helping strangers from suicide attempts, Tip has also been the voice of reason in some rapper disputes, orchestrating the truce of Jeezy and Rick Ross recently. With the Nicki Minaj and Lil Kim beef popping off once again (mainly on the latter's side), Billboard decided to...
  • Sneak Peek: Most Improved Teams For The 2014-15 Season
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    The dust has just about settled from this offseason's much-publicized frenzy of player movement (or in some cases a lack thereof). While a couple of moves have yet to be made, the 2014-15 season is beginning to take shape, with plenty of teams rightfully feeling optimistic about what lies ahead.With hoops fans having nothing better to do at this time of year than begin looking ahead, it's time to...
  • New Actress Cast As Aaliyah In Upcoming Biopic [Update: Missy Elliott And Timbaland Roles Cast]
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    A few weeks back the internet got up in arms when it was revealed that Disney star Zendaya Coleman would be playing Aaliyah in the forthcoming Lifetime movie about her life. Everyone seemed to have an opinion on the matter, and although Zendaya originally defended herself and explained why she was perfect for the role, she later decided to drop out, because Aaliyah's family wasn't on board with...
  • Ticket Giveaway: See Juicy J, Tyga, & More Live At IleSoniq In Montreal
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    The IleSoniq music festival is hitting Montreal, Quebec this month, and we're giving away tickets to the big event! The fest, which will feature performances from the likes of Juicy J, Tyga, Iggy Azalea, araabMUZIK, Mr. Carmack, DJ SHASH'U, No Kliche and more is going down August 15-16 in Parc Jean Drapeau. We've got a pair of tickets for each day. If you'll be in the city...
  • Drake And Lil Wayne Debut "Grindin'" Live At First "Drake Vs. Lil Wayne" Concert
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    Last night marked the start of the summer's second most hyped tour (sorry guys, but Beyoncé and Jay Z are too big to take the second spot), with Drake and Lil Wayne converging on Buffalo, NY to kick off their intriguingly conceptual "Drake Vs. Lil Wayne" tour. They made the live debut of recently-released Carter V single "Grindin'," and tore through a 2-hour-plus set that pitted them...
  • SportsCenter Anchors Who Love Hip-Hop
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    Hip-hop and professional sports are more similar than you might think. Both fields are competitive, exciting, and allow for great debates. Rappers are often seen interacting with world class athletes, such as Lil Wayne hanging out with Cristiano Ronaldo, 50 Cent breaking bread with Floyd “Money” Mayweather, or Drake taking pictures with whoever won that evening. Either way, sports and...
  • Chicks In Kicks Recap Ft. Chrissy Teigen, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna +More
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    It's Friday, people. The best of the best #ChicksInKicks snaps of the week feature an unlikely appearance from Kim Kardashian's mom, Kris Jenner. The mastermind behind the Kardashian clan was spotted in the exclusive Riccardo Tisci + Nike Air Force 1 collab, one of the most sought after kicks of the Summer.  After last week's 'Anaconda' art was revealed with Nicki Minaj rocking the Air...
  • Rolling Stone Lists "20 Biggest Songs Of The Summer: The 2010s (So Far)"
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    In one of the magazine's more random features, Rolling Stone has gone ahead and compiled list of the 20 biggest songs of the summer from the past five years according to data provided by Billboard. While the majority of the compilation consists of pop tracks (unsurprisingly), hip-hop did get its fair share of representation via collaborations. In order, Rolling Stone's list included: Rihanna -...
  • Joell Ortiz Praises Bobby Shmurda
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    After hearing what feels like every other rapper on the planet remix "Hot Nigga" (we posted freestyles from Ace Hood, T.I., Gunplay, and Lil Kim in the past 24 hours alone), we can officially add Slaughterhouse's Joell Ortiz to the Bobby Shmurda hype machine. In an exclusive interview with ThisIs50 radio, Ortiz praised Schmurda for bringing his music to the streets, saying he's...
  • ScHoolboy Q Speaks On "Oxymoron" Follow-Up, Black Hippy Album
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    ScHoolboy Q has expressed doubt that a Black Hippy album will come to fruition, citing his solo career as coming first at this point in time. "That would be tight one day if it was to ever come out," said Q in an interview with Vibe magazine. "People gotta understand once all your careers is doing good you can’t just turn your back on your solo career to try something new. People gotta...
  • Bobby Shmurda Confirms Chris Brown & More For "Hot Nigga" Official Remix
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    Bobby Shmurda's video for "Hot Nigga" created quite a stir earlier this summer, instantly creating a meme in the "Shmoney Dance", and inspiring a flock of labels to encircle the young New Yorker. Since then, Shmurda has signed a deal with EPIC, and "Hot Nigga" has been getting plenty of traction outside of YouTube streams. We've already heard a slew of artists create their own versions of the...
  • Single Art Revealed For Lil Wayne's "Grindin" Featuring Drake
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    Lil Wayne has had no problem pushing "Believe Me" featuring Drake as the lead single off Tha Carter V. The song has seen plenty of success on the radio, and continues to grow. With that one officially off the ground, Weezy F is on to the next one.  Today the single artwork for the next planned song off Tha Carter V has been revealed, via Kevin Durant's Instagram. The song is called...
  • Is FKA Twigs The New Aaliyah?
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    No, Tahlia Bennett, the artist formerly known as Twigs is not actually Aaliyah — I would never pigeonhole her artistry with such a blanket comparison. I also could never put Aaliyah’s entire legacy and everything she’s worth to my generation into a nice, neat, compartmented box. But beyond the fact that they both have consistently made incredible music; there are so many various ways that...
  • ESPN Suspends Radio Host For Trolling LeBron James
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    ESPN suspended radio talk-show host Dan Le Batard for two days after he paid for billboards in Akron, Ohio, that mocked LeBron James' return to Cleveland from a successful four-year run in Miami. The billboard displayed two championship rings emblematic of the NBA titles won with the Heat and read, "You're Welcome, LeBron; Love, Miami". James, who announced last month that he was going home to...
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