• New Details Emerge On Death Of A$AP Yams, Cause Of Death Still Unknown
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    Over the weekend, much of the hip-hop community was shocked to hear that one of the founding members of the New York collective A$AP Mob had passed away. The reason for A$AM Yams', real name Steven Rodriguez, death was unknown, although rumors said it was drug overdose. A$AP Mob members and affiliates quickly shut those rumors down. Now, several days removed from his unfortunate...
  • Review: Joey Bada$$' "B4.DA.$$"
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    Joey Bada$$ is a young Brooklyn emcee who was influenced by those who came before him from his region, the same way most young rappers from any region show clear influence from those who came before them in their region. As rappers from other regions have begun to dwarf New York rappers in popularity and New York rappers have begun taking more influence from other regions, some have viewed...
  • 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (Jan. 24)
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    Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and instantly bursted 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...
  • Tyga & Chris Brown Reveal Cover Art & Release Date For "Fan OF A Fan" Album
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    Recently we saw some behind-the-scenes photos for Chris Brown and Tyga's lead single from Fan of a Fan 2 The Album, and while we wait on the official music video to arrive, the two have revealed the cover art for the upcoming album plus a release date. It's coming pretty soon, unlike Tyga's The Gold Album which just got delayed. We saw a few publicity shots of Breezy and Tyga for Fan of a Fan...
  • Underrated Audio: January 17- January 23
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    Underrated Audio aims to provide you with some dope looks from the last seven days that flew under most peoples' radars. While they may have received front-page placement on HNHH, they didn't get as many views as they deserve, so we shine a little more light on them right here. For this week's edition, we round up music from Ca$h Out, Willie The Kid, Sonny Digital and a full album release from...
  • Top-5 Back Court Duos In The NBA
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    Most teams in the league are right around the 41-game mark, which means the 2014-15 NBA season is already at it's halfway point. As such, it's as good a time as any to reflect on what we've seen so far both from an individual and team standpoint. In particular, we're talking about the best point guard/shooting guard combinations in the league to date.  While guys like Russell Westbrook and...
  • J. Cole Reportedly Engaged To Longterm Girlfriend
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    J. Cole is definitely not a rapper who puts his love life on wax (or on twitter, or any social media for that matter). The North Carolina rapper keeps his personal life tightly under wraps for the most part, but sometimes these gossip sites catch up with you, no matter what. Word is that he got engaged to his girlfriend Melissa Heholt. The couple have been together throughout the rise of Cole's...
  • Iggy Azalea Denies She Has A Sex Tape [Update: Iggy Changes Her Tune, Sex Tape Does Exist]
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    Iggy Azalea has reportedly been offered a seven-figure sum for an alleged sex tape, however, the main issue is the fact that Iggy says it's not her in the tape. Vivid Entertainment boss Steven Hirsch, whom you may or may not recall was the man behind putting out the infamous Kim Kardashian and Ray J sex tape, tells TMZ that he has seen part of the alleged Iggy footage. He claims it shows what...
  • Iggy Azalea Calls Out Ebro For "Sparked A Change" Meme
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    Hip-hop was once again up in arms thanks to an Iggy Azalea quote this past week. During an interview with GQ, Iggy Azalea was so bold as to say she "sparked a change and inspired some leniency in what people accept in hip-hop." Hmm... The remarks soon had the haters coming at Iggy on twitter, as well as memes. When HipHopWired asked their twitter followers to send a photo of their face...
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (January 23)
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    What a week it has been in hip-hop. It's a week that got kicked off with tragedy. It's going to take some time for the wound that A$AP Yams left us to heal.But the game still continues just like he would've wanted. The back half of January saw strong releases from Lupe Fiasco and Joey Bada$$. Lil Wayne's Sorry 4 The Wait 2 has gotten a mixed response, but at least one rapper approves. Find...
  • TLC Create Kickstarter To Fund "Final" Album [Update: TLC Exceeds Kickstarter Goal]
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    Save for their greatest hits compilation 20, which was released in 2013, '90s R&B stars TLC haven't dropped an album since 2002's 3D, which came just seven months after the tragic death of member Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes. Now, the duo of T-Boz and Chilli are planning their final album. They aim to get this yet-to-be-titled project funded via Kickstarter, as they posted a page aiming...
  • A$AP Yams Passes Away
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    Some very tragic news arrives this Sunday morning, as we learn that 26-year-old A$AP Mob founder ASAP Yams has passed away. No details are yet known of the reasons for his death, but many friends and collaborators -- including ASAP rocky and ASAP Ferg -- have shared their condolences on social media. Yams -- real name Steven Rodriguez -- formed the group in 2007, with Rocky coming on board in...
  • Stream Cee-Lo Green's New Project, "TV On The Radio"
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    Other than a disastrous situation involving a possible date rape last year, Cee-Lo Green hasn't really popped up with news or new music in a while. That changed earlier this week, when he dropped off a nine track project with very little (if any) fanfare. It's called TV On The Radio, and while it's not a collaboration with one of the best indie bands on the planet, it is still very...
  • Young Thug On Continuing Lil Wayne's "Carter" Series: "He Did 1 To 5, I'm Gonna Do 6 To 10"
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    Young Thug has been pretty up-front about Lil Wayne's influence on his music, voicing that pairing with Birdman's Rich Gang team is something of a dream come true for him. Ever since getting in with the Cash Money camp, Thug has been adamant about keeping Wayne's legacy alive, announcing that his next album will be titled, Tha Carter VI.He spoke on his decision to go with the title in a...
  • Migos & Bobby Shmurda Announce "Shmigo Gang" Mixtape
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    Migos and Bobby Shmurda both had pretty big years, with Bobby earning his big breakthrough, while Quavo, Takeoff, and Offset polished their formula, and strengthened their healthy fanbase. Another thing the acts shared in common was an extremely catchy take on street rap, so it makes sense that they've decided to join forces in the new year. A tweet from Migos reveals that they will be releasing...
  • Kanye West Reportedly Played New Music At Recent Industry Event
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    After dropping off his Paul McCartney-featured single “Only One” at the top of the month, all eyes have been on Yeezy’s next album and when we’ll get to hear more new music from it. Well it seems like we maybe closer to hearing new music than we know as Billboard is reporting that Yeezy played a new Rihanna-featured smash last night at iHeartRadio's music...
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