• Drake Hangs With UConn After Kentucky Loses
    BIG time Kentucky Wildcats basketball fan, Drake, was on hand in Arlington last night for the National Championship game. His beloved Big Blue Nation suffered a loss to UConn, so he did what any loyal fan would do. Take pictures with the opposing team's coach. That's his schtick, someone wins a championship and he's right by their side. Trophies.  UConn's star point guard, Shabazz...
  • Stream SZA's New Album "Z" In Its Entirety
    Yesterday SZA's collaboration with Kendrick Lamar, "Babylon", hit the web, which was later followed by SZA's new album Z. The project hit iTunes at midnight, and we already have a full stream of the project thanks to Spotify. TDE continues to keep themselves on top in 2014, with their third release already, and they previously promised six-- we know Ab-Soul has turned in two projects as well,...
  • Future Talks On Music Video For Next Single "I Won" With Kanye West, Shot By Hype Williams [Update: Official Single Artwork Revealed]
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    Future is in full album mode, after releasing the Sonny Digital-produced "Covered N Money" the other week off the upcoming Honest album, he'll be releasing another new single on March 31st. This one is definitely one of the more anticipated cuts, as it features Kanye West, "I Won." During a discussion with Angie Martinez on Hot 97, Future revealed that a music video for "I Won" has already...
  • 20 Most Fashionable Rappers Through The Decades
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    In celebration of the contribution hip-hop has made to fashion, HotNewHipHop will look at the 20 most fashionable rappers of all time through the decades, from the 1980s to the present, from shelltoe Adidas and gold chains, Coogi sweaters and shiny suits. From perfectly-angled fitteds to pink minks, Louis Vuitton Dons to Ice Creams and Chuck Taylors to Adidas with Wings. From Versace to Tommy...
  • ScHoolboy Q Covers The Source Magazine
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    ScHoolboy Q is popping off, and we know this not only because of his sales for Oxymoron which landed him his very first (and TDE's first) #1 Billboard debut, but because he's getting magazine covers solo dolo, without the 'Black Hippy' affiliation/crew. Today The Source unveiled their new magazine cover which features Q, although according to Q via Twitter they may have photo-shopped his beard a...
  • Jay Z Seen Rocking Five Percent Nation Medallion At Barclays Center
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    Last week at the Barclays center, Jay-Z was seen rocking large gold pendant that serves as a symbolic representation of the Five Percent Nation affiliation. What is Five Percent Nation and what do they believe? The author of two books on the group, Michael Muhammad Knight explains, “The rationale is that the black man is God and created the universe, and is physically stronger...
  • Kanye West Says New Yeezys Are Coming In June
    Kanye West is in Germany right now for the Adidas Global Brand Conference, and he's providing some insight into the future with the stripes. Kanye performed on stage in a pair of Adidas Stan Smiths, in what has to be the most anticipated Adidas Global Brand Conference in its history. Though everyone was hoping to catch a glimpse of what's in store, Kanye did supply us with some information...
  • Rumors Circulate That French Montana & Khloe Kardashian Are Dating
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    Here's a healthy dose of Monday afternoon gossip. After her whole debacle with NBA player Lamar Odom, Khloe Kardashian seems to be back on her independent woman grind. She was spotted quite a lot with Game in recent months, which of course led to rumors that the two were in a relationship, something which Game has denied. The latest piece of rapper candy spotted on Khloe's arm has been French...
  • Lil Bibby Discusses Upcoming EP "The Book", Buying A House In Chicago & More
    Lil Bibby is quickly catapulting into rap fame following the release of his debut project, Free Crack, in November. The mixtape had already built up a strong amount of anticipation before it was released, thanks in most part to a co-sign from Drake, however, after the tape dropped and everyone heard just how dope Bibby's ear for production and bars are, plenty more hopped on the bandwagon. Soon...
  • Gameday Recap- Nick Young Rocks Supreme Foams Vs. Clippers
    April 3rd-10th has been designated as the NBA's Green Week. Players have been rocking green warm-ups, wristbands, headbands, and kicks to help raise awareness for the league's Green Week initiative.  Though we saw green themed kicks from the likes of Stephen Curry in his Under Armour Anatomix Spawn, and Russell Westbrook in his Jordan XX8 SE, the best footwear of the weekend had to go to...
  • Joell Ortiz Signs With Penalty Entertainment To Release His Brand New Album, "House Slippers"
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    Things are looking up for Joel Ortiz, the emcee/poet from Brooklyn, as he announced that he inked a new deal with Penalty Entertainment to facilitate the release of his new album, House Slippers, with The Heatmakerz serving as executive producer. An elated Joell Ortiz made a statement about the new deal, saying: "I truly believe it’s going to be a big year for Joell Ortiz. Neil...
  • This Is Hot 97: Interview With The Morning Show Hosts
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    In case y'all were wondering about VH1's new reality series "This Is Hot97", our very own Ashlee Ray recently caught up with the principal cast in New York City for an in-depth interview. The program stars the staff from the pioneering hip-hop radio station, with Ebro, Peter Rosenberg and Cipha Sounds at the forefront. They discuss a big career move on Ebro's part, Rihanna's...
  • Mad Decent Reveal Line-Up For Block Party 2014: OutKast, Action Bronson & More
    Following the news of Power 106's Powerhouse line-up, which enlisted Nicki Minaj, ScHoolboy Q, YG and more as performers, we've received yet another festival line-up today. This time it's for Mad Decent's annual Block Party, and they've been able to nab OutKast as a headliner, which will make up another date in OutKast's reunion 40-date festival run. The Block Party festival runs through 22...
  • Power 106 Announce Powerhouse 2014 Line-Up, Nicki Minaj, YG & More Tapped
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    As the summer approaches, we've been receiving new festival line-ups almost every week. Last week we found out who would be headlining Hot 97's annual Summer Jam, and today we've found out the line-up for the opposite coast's Powerhouse 2014 festival. The radio station made their festival announcement with a YouTube video, counting down all their headliners. There is some overlap with Summer...
  • Birdman Gets New Face Tattoo, Buys Justin Bieber A Bugatti
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    As we've seen plenty of in the past, rappers like to pay homage to the things they love in tattoo-form. Kevin Gates recently had an interview where he explained many of his face tattoos, some of which are similar to Cash Money's Birdman. Now Birdman has inked something new on his face, which reps his Rich Gang management company (there was a Rich Gang album as well, basically a compilation with...
  • Justin Timberlake Announces Third Leg Of "The 20/20 Experience" Tour
    Justin Timberlake is still squeezing juice out of his 20/20 Experience come-back albums. Both albums have gone platinum at this point, and after doing a world tour, plus a second leg of it, JT is coming back for more. He's announced today that there is a third leg of "The 20/20 Experience World Tour." The third leg of the tour doesn't kick off until November, with the first date in Portland,...
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