• First Week Sales Projections For The Game's "Year Of The Wolf"
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    The Game's new album, Year of the Wolf, was supposed to be a compilation with his Blood Money crew members, Dubb and Skeme. While those two still appear on the record a few times, the driving force of the album is The Game and a stack full of features-- not his artists though. So it seems like Year of the Wolf has become a sort of solo warm-up album to The Game's more anticipated solo...
  • Migos Involved In Another Brawl With Fans In Springfield, MA
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    It's been just over a month since Migos got into a physical altercation with a fan, who allegedly tried to snatch one of their chains. Today, the ATL trio have once again found themselves involved in a brawl with fans, though what sparked the fight is still unclear.Footage from a show in Springfield, MA shows Offset mean-mugging a fan before launching himself at the man onstage. Things quickly...
  • NFL Bans Beats Headphones From Appearing On Camera
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    Dr. Dre's iconic Beats headphones have been banned from appearing on camera during any NFL broadcast, according to a new deal between the football league and Beats rival Bose.  Under terms of the agreement, the NFL confirmed, Bose received a broad set of rights that allow it to prevent players -- and coaches -- from wearing any other manufacturer’s headphones...
  • Lupe Fiasco May Have "Anonymous" Hackers To Thank For His Release Date
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    It comes as no surprise that hacker group Anonymous are fans of Lupe Fiasco. The radical collective are known to take action against those who oppose the right to free speech, often taking similar political stands to the outspoken emcee -- their latest target being Lupe's own label, Atlantic. Lupe has had plenty of issues with his record company, generally having trouble releasing music how and...
  • I'm Different: Hip-Hop's Best Concept Albums
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    It's no secret that hip-hop can stretch itself a bit thin as far as creativity is concerned. If artists were taxed every time they mentioned dollars, they'd all be broke. Fortunately, amongst the clones, several voices stand out from the crowd. The following post is dedicated to the emcees who went above-and-beyond to give the listener a complete album, not just a collection of singles...
  • Big Sean Confirms Eminem Collaboration
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    Although previous rumors of Detroit rappers Eminem and Big Sean working together were quashed, it now appears that we'll be hearing a collaborative track after all. Sean Don recently stopped by Detroit's 97.1 The Ticket for an interview, and in it, the host asked him about a picture that he posted with Em and few months ago: "I know there was a photo you posted a while ago with...
  • 10 Sophomore Albums Compared To Debuts
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    Kendrick Lamar is gearing up to release the sequel to his debut good kid, m.A.A.d city, as you well know. With the release of the untitled album’s first single (or rather "statement") “i” this Tuesday putting everyone in a frenzy, it’s only a matter of time until we get the full product. While Kendrick is a lyrical and creative genius who looks to be a mainstay...
  • French Montana Finalizes Divorce, Set To Pay $2 Million Settlement
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    In case you forgot, French Montana was, until very recently, a married man. Prior to dating, and subsequently breaking up with Khloe Kardashian this year, French married Nadeen Kharbouch (pictured in the second and third images in the gallery above) in 2007, after which they had a son in 2009 and separated in 2012. Now, the couple is finally officially divorced. Hollywood...
  • Review: The Game's "Blood Moon: Year Of The Wolf"
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    Game doesn't quite get the respect he deserves. Sometimes things like his habitual name dropping and controversy divert attention from the fact that he has been one of the most consistent rappers over the last decade. Since the release of his debut, The Documentary, he's delivered a series critically acclaimed albums, out-rapped many of his counterparts and at one point, was one of...
  • Honey Cocaine Reveals Artwork For "Like A Drug" Mixtape, Clarifies Tyga Affiliation [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
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    On Monday we premiered the first look from Honey Cocaine's recently-announced mixtape, Like A Drug. The female Toronto native got the ball rolling for the mixtape with "Curve Ball" produced by DJ ASAP. Today she's decided to unleash the official mixtape cover art, as we await the tracklisting. Like A Drug is slated to drop exclusively on HotNewHipHop on October 22nd, and you can expect us to...
  • Eminem Shares "Shady XV" Cover Art
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    Back in August, Eminem confirmed that a new project entitled Shady XV would be dropping later this fall. He also revealed that it'd be a double record, with one disc functioning as a greatest hits collection, and the other as a compilation featuring new music from him, Yelawolf, D12, Slaughterhouse and Bad Meets Evil. Today, the Shady Records founder took to Instagram to share a video...
  • The Game's "Year Of The Wolf" Tracklist Revealed [Update: Artwork Revealed]
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    Game decided to pushback his upcoming compilation/crew album Year Of The Wolf, announcing last week that the new release date is October 14th. Now that the release date has been locked down, the West Coast rapper follows it up with a complete tracklist to create even more excitement for the collaborative album. In a press release today, the album was revealed to contain 20 records with...
  • FBI Raids Mally Mall's House In Las Vegas
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    Mally Mall's currently in L.A. shooting "Love And Hip Hop Hollywood," but back at his house in Las Vegas, some trouble is brewing. TMZ reports that the rapper, producer and TV star's home in the Nevada city is currently being raided by the FBI. The gossip site says Mall is a "target in an ongoing criminal investigation," but did not have additional information about the nature of the...
  • 5 BadAzz Moves Lil Boosie Has Made Since His Release
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    #FreeBoosie may be the latest hash tag to be retired, but that doesn't mean he's been forgotten. Torrance Hatch, aka Boosie BadAzz, has capitalized greatly on the momentum of his prison release this past spring. The Baton Rouge native has been making moves faster than most, with his release of an assortment of remixes and singles. True fans or new fans, there’s no denying his appeal....
  • Lil Boosie Delays "Touchdown 2 Cause Hell" [Update: Artwork Revealed]
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    Lil Boosie was planning to drop his first LP since getting out of jail, Touchdown 2 Cause Hell, on July 15th. Well, today is July 16th, and with no signs of the album, Boosie has announced a push back on the release date. Touchdown 2 Cause Hell, which Boosie previously touted as the best double disc LP since Tupac's All Eyez On Me, is now scheduled for a Fall release of September 23rd. This is...
  • Stream The Game's "Blood Moon: Year Of The Wolf" Compilation Album
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    October is turning out to be one hell of a month for hip-hop. Following the release of both T.I.'s Paperwork LP and the latest drop from Mila J, Game's Blood Moon: Year Of The Wolf has made its way onto Spotify for purchase-free listening. Being sold as a "compilation album," Blood Moon features an astounding amount of guest features from within Game's Blood Money...
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