• Howard Stern Blasts Jeff Van Gundy For Saying He Left Knicks Game Early
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    Howard Stern was in attendance for last weeks Knicks vs. Nets game at the Garden, and apparently he left early during the blowout win. "Even Nick Lachey stayed!"- Jeff Van Gundy. Needless to say, Howard Stern took a solid three minutes to roast the ex- Knicks head coach, calling him a midget and a dummy, among other things. Stern also gives Van Gundy some pointers on what it takes to be #1,...
  • Samples Of The Week: April 10
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    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh-huh...
  • Lil TerRio And King Keraun Discuss Celebrity, Rap, New Music And More
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    Believe it or not, there's more to life than being Vine, Instagram or Facebook famous, folks, a fact Internet sensation Lil TerRio has set out to prove in a big way. For those unacquainted, he's the star of the viral "Ooh, Kill 'Em" Vine clips that took the online world by storm in 2013. Our host Jen Deleon recently sat down with TerRio and his older cousin King Keraun for an exclusive...
  • Kanye West x Adidas Won't Release Until Spring 2015
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    Earlier this week, Kanye West spoke at the Adidas Global Brand Conference in Germany and although he didn't reveal any sneak peak at what's to come, he said that we'd see some new Yeezys in June.  However, Adidas now claims that June is just the date that Kanye will internally reveal the Yeezy (Yeezi) collection. Sweet tease, bro.  'Ye and the stripes are currently still working on...
  • Mac Miller Announces New Mixtape, Debuts New Songs
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    Mac Miller has been extremely prolific over the last year or so, and seems that his output is only accelerating. Last night, during a show at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Miller announced that he'll be releasing a new mixtape this mother's day, which is May 11th in case you were wondering (now you definitely won't forget, amirite?). On top of the announcement, the rapper performed...
  • 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (April 11)
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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...
  • Drake Surprises 15-Year Old Cancer Patient In Houston
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    Kennedy Brown, a 15-year-old student at Carnegie Vanguard High got a pretty big surprise this weekend. The teenager, who has been battling a form of terminal brain cancer, was recently the subject of a hashtag campaign, #DrakeForKen, set up by the students at her high school, encouraging the rapper to pay her a visit. “We would ask all of your viewers to [Tweet] #DrakeForKen so we can get...
  • Photos: Jay Z, T.I., Snoop Dogg, Diddy, OutKast & More At Coachella 2014
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    Coachella 2014 is almost coming to a close this year, after a jam packed three days of all different kinds of music. The festival definitely incorporated a fair amount of rap and hip-hop this year, with a headliner like OutKast, and additional performances from the likes of Nas (who brought out Jay Z and Diddy) as well as Pharrell (who brought out Snoop Dogg, Tyler, the Creator and more) and...
  • Take A Look At T.I.'s New Crib
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    T.I. may not be working a 9 to 5, but he still has to deal with a 40-minute commute to and from the studio. Luckily, He's T.I., so he can eliminate that commute by leasing a 4 bedroom home 2 minutes away from the lab. Seems as though Tip will be crashing at the crib after late nights at the studio, but the mansion he shares with Tiny and the rest of his family will still be his primary...
  • Diddy To Give Commencement Speech & Receive Degree At Howard University
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     Even though Puff Daddy never officially graduated from Howard University when he was a student there back in 1989, the Revolt TV executive will be delivering the 2014 commencement speech at his alma mater this Spring. Howard University confirmed Diddy’s involvement from their official website Monday afternoon. While some have praised Howard for giving the hip hop mogul...
  • Pusha T Covers Acclaim Magazine, Talks Working With Kanye West & "King Push"
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    While he just dropped his debut album just last year, Pusha T is already preparing the follow up. King Push will reunite Pusha with The Neptunes, who soundtracked Clipse's official debut album Lord Willin'. In a new cover story for Acclaim Mag, Pusha speaks on the title of the project, his working relationship with Kanye West, and the much-discussed possibility of a Clipse reunion. (As...
  • TDE's CEO Responds To Suge Knight's Recent Comments About Their Label
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    Suge Knight was a guest on Arsenio Hall the other month, and while there, he made some remarks concerning both Kendrick Lamar and Game's label deals, comparing them to slavery. Game has since responded to Suge's comments, although it's doubtful we will hear a response from K. Dot, Suge himself elaborated on what he meant further in a new interview on BET. Suge explained that he didn't mean...
  • Teen Turns Down $98K For His Signed Red October Yeezys
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    Remember the kid who went to see Kanye perform and was lucky enough to have his Red Octobers signed by 'Ye himself? Well, according to a write-up in the New York Times, he turned down a $98,000 offer for the kicks. At the Manhattan event last month, one young vendor turned away $98,000 in cash for his Nike Air Yeezy 2 “Red October” sneakers, designed by Kanye West and signed by the...
  • RZA Responds To Wu-Tang Affiliate's Suicide Attempt
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    Earlier this week, we reported the disturbing story of Wu-Tang Clan-affiliated rapper Andre Johnson (AKA Christ Bearer) cutting off his own penis and jumping from a second story balcony in an apparent suicide attempt. Now, XXL has caught up with the crew's de facto leader, RZA, to ask him about his thoughts on the incident.  RZA, who produced Christ Bearer's group Northstar's 2003 debut...
  • Christ Bearer May Have Been High On PCP When He Mutilated His Genitals
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    A strange and disturbing incident, which found Wu-Tang affiliated rapper Christ Bearer cutting off his penis and jumping from a second story balcony, left many (including RZA) looking for answers last week. According to witnesses interviewed at the scene of the gruesome incident, Christ Bearer, real name Andre Johnson was not under the influence of any drugs when he mutilated his genitals. The...
  • Chris Brown's Bodyguard Found Guilty Of Assault
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    Chris Brown's bodyguard, Chris Hollosy, began trial last week for the Washington, D.C. assault case. Hollosy had confessed to punching a man, Parker Adams, in the face outside the W Hotel in D.C. when the man attempted to photo bomb. D.C. Judge Patricia Wynn said that Hollosy was not justified in hitting Adams, and there was no evidence that Adams was attempting to advance upon Brown....
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