• First Week Sales For The Game's "Year Of The Wolf"
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    Looks like The Game and Blood Money's Year of The Wolf album fared slightly better in the commercial arena than was originally predicted. Last week, it was projected to sell between 27,000-30,000 copies, and it's slightly exceeded that, moving "close to" 33,000 units to date. The compilation album, which features Too Short, Problem, Yo Gotti, 2 Chainz, Soulja Boy, T.I.,...
  • On The Come Up: GoldLink
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    HotNewHipHop's On The Come Up series profiles rising stars in the rap game that show strong promise and the will to succeed. Most of the time, they're new to the site but deserve some shine. We will profile artists and producers ranging from those in the deep underground to artists just about to bubble up into the mainstream that you may have missed. You'll be able to check out some of...
  • Beyonce & Jay Z Reportedly Renew Wedding Vows
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    Remember that rumor over the Summer that Jay Z & Beyonce were heading for divorce? Well just as we thought, it turns out not be true as the Carter’s are indeed "drunk in love". According to People Magazine, music’s most powerful couple have recently renewed their wedding vows while overseas. A source told People that the couple's relationship did face “major...
  • Review: T.I.'s "Paperwork"
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    Following the release of T.I.’s last two somewhat lackluster albums, 2010's No Mercy and 2012's Trouble Man, combined with the rise of new age rap stars like Drake, Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole and Meek Mill, and the fact that ten-year plus veterans like Lil Wayne and Kanye West are continuing to inch closer and closer to icon status with every project they drop, T.I.’s standing in hip hop's...
  • Steve Nash Out For Season, Career Likely Over
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    Over the course of the last few seasons, Steve Nash has been riddled with injuries and has only been able to suit up for the Lakers for 65 of a possible 164 regular season games. The NBA's active assist leader will now miss the entire 2014-15 season because of a back injury, which makes it highly likely he'll be hanging 'em up for good. "Being on the court this season has been my top priority,...
  • Tyga Breaks Up With Blac Chyna
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    Looks like T-Raww is a single man for the first time in three years. TMZ is reporting that he recently broke things off with his longtime fiancé (and baby mama), Blac Chyna. Though the tabloid reports that it's unclear why Tyga ended the relationship, it also alleges that Chyna "isn't acknowledging the breakup" and is "in denial." TMZ also claims that T-Raww has thrown two pool parties at...
  • Chief Keef Reportedly Dropped From Interscope [Update: Keef Confirms Via Twitter]
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    Since Chief Keef signed with Interscope in Summer 2012, he's given them his debut album, Finally Rich, and... not much else. Since dropping that project in Decemeber 2012, Keef has not only failed to put out a follow-up, but his already-lengthy rap sheet has gotten longer -- and now Interscope has reportedly dropped him from their roster. AllHipHop says they have info from an...
  • 10 Things We Know About Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter V"
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    Weezy F Baby...please say the baby. It’s almost time! Lil Wayne is set to return with Tha Carter V this fall, scheduled to drop October 28th. Unfortunately, we can only take this with a grain of salt, as it has been pushed back time and time again. With the release of the hit single “Believe Me” and other strong leaks like "Krazy", "Grindin'" and "D'Usse", fans can only...
  • T.I. On Snoop Dogg's Apology To Iggy Azalea: “I Didn’t Make Snoop Do Anything”
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    T.I. is becoming known as much for diffusing tense situations as he is for his musical output. Tip has done everything from talk down a jumper, to making peace between Rick Ross and Jeezy over the last couple of years, but his most recent crusade was on behalf of his friend and frequent collaborator, Iggy Azalea. Snoop Dogg launched what seemed to be a random attack on Iggy Azalea on his...
  • Tyga Comments On Kylie Jenner Rumors On Instagram
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    For a little over a month, 24-year-old rapper Tyga's been rumored to have been dating 17-year-old Kylie Jenner. Having already tweeted "DONT BELIEVE THE RUMORS" back in September, T-Raww has again seen reason to fire back at one of the many angry comments his alleged relationship has garnered on social media. This time, it was on Instagram. Enraged commenter @smartchik78 wrote the...
  • Behind The Beat: Rising Producer Sango
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    The hip-hop production game has never been more diverse, and HNHH wants to introduce you to the newcomers who will surely be a part of hip-hop's future sound-template.  We begin our series with Michigan-based soundsmith Sango, who readers may recognize, most recently, as one of the producers behind Tinashe's "Cold Sweat," alongside SykeSense and Drake's main man Boi-1da, off...
  • Kendrick Lamar's "i" To Serve As The Theme Song For 2014-2015 NBA Season
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    Kendrick Lamar released one of the most anticipated records of the year a few weeks back when the powerful “i” impacted our headsets out of nowhere. Capitalizing on K Dot’s popularity and the record’s self-empowering message, the NBA has decided to go ahead and use the song in their 2014-2015 promo ads. The single will serve as the backdrop to the NBA’s...
  • Kevin Hart Makes Fun Of Drake's Air Ball, Drake Responds
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    Everyone who's ever played basketball has shot an air ball at some point, but only those whose wild misses are caught on camera face the consequences. Drake, who has alleged in the past that he's "Steph Curry with the shot," is one of them, and he's currently serving as the butt of jokes across the country for his much-publicized whiff while on the court with the Kentucky Wildcats....
  • Tyga Says Young Money Is "Holding Me Hostage," Threatens To Leak Album
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    Tyga is not happy. In a series of tweets fired off just minutes ago, the Young Money (for now) rapper said his album's "been done, and that his label is "holding [him] hostage." He repped his Last Kings brand, quoted 2Pac and responded to Mack Maine in the series of tweets, which you can view below. Gold album been done. my label holding me hostage so i can't release nothing. might just leak...
  • Drake's Title Track From "Views From The 6" Leaks
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    Over the weekend Drake popped up in our news feed when we found out about Drizzy's desire to do some battle rap, specifically, he told Murda Mook he'd like to battle him. According to Mook, it was in all seriousness. While that remains to be seen, more evidence of Drake's affinity for battle rap surfaced when the title track off his highly anticipated album Views From The 6 leaked onto these...
  • Lil Wayne Hosting A "Tha Carter V" Pre-Release Party In New Orleans
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    While the promo tour for Tha Carter V has been a bit light as of late, it appears that Weezy F and YMCMB are indeed intending to drop the album next Tuesday, October 28th. According to reports, Lil Wayne will be hosting a party this Sunday at the Jackson Brewery Bistro Bar in New Orleans, Louisiana, from 10:00PM to 4:00AM to commemorate the occasion. Tickets to the event are available...
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