• Busta Rhymes Reveals Features For "Twerk It" Remix
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     Following the recent release of his music video for "Twerk It", Busta Rhymes announced earlier today the features for the upcoming remix. Sitting down with Sway on MTV's Rapfix, Busta announced the names of those featured on his official remix to "Twerk It". Those named on the remix include Vybz Kartel, Jeremih, Ne-Yo, T.I., and French Montana. Busta also mentions that the remix is...
  • Kelly Rowland Talks On "Dirty Laundry," Collaborating With Beyonce & Michelle
    Recently Kelly Rowland had a scare when the private boat she was on broke down at sea, leaving her and her friends lost at sea for a good twelve hours. Since she's recovered, she's already back on her grind, promoting her latest album, Talk A Good Game. The album produced the much-talked about single, "Dirty Laundry," which aired out Kelly's feeling on her Destiny's Child groupmate, Beyonce, and...
  • Keith Sweat Responds To Drake's Reference To Him On "All Me"
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    Last night, Drake dropped a new single from his upcoming album Nothing Was The Same, that being "All Me", featuring 2 Chainz and Big Sean and produced by Key Wane. During his first verse, the Toronto emcee describes himself as the "light-skinned Keith Sweat". For anyone unfamiliar, Sweat is a celebrated Harlemite R&B and soul singer-songwriter, radio personality, record producer and...
  • Big Sean Explains Casting Miley Cyrus For "Fire" Video
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    Big Sean dropped his new single "Fire" earlier in the week, and while the song was positively received, the video that premiered today was greeted mostly with confusion. Not only was Big Sean nowhere to be found in the visual, but the only human being featured in the clip was the increasingly inescapable enigma, Miley Cyrus. The GOOD Music rapper has attempted to make sense of the visuals that...
  • C-Murder Briefly Released From Prison To Attend Grandmother's Funeral w/ Master P & Romeo
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    As reported by Complex, C-Murder was released from prison yesterday afternoon in order to attend his grandmother's funeral. For those unfamiliar, the New Orleans emcee is currently serving life for murder at the Angola State Penitentiary in Louisiana. He was charged with second degree murder in 2009 after allegedly shooting and killing a teenage fan at a Harvey, Louisiana nightclub, although he...
  • Yelawolf Calls Macklemore Out For Similar Deer Logo
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    YelaWolf is not happy with Macklemore. This weekend, both rappers performed at the Osheaga Music Festival in Montreal, Canada. All was well until Yela was approached by a fan for a photo. The rapper obliged the fan, but took interest in the festival-goer's shirt. Catfish Billy, who has been pushing his deer logo for some time now, assumed that the shirt was one of his own, but it turned out to be...
  • Official Tracklist Revealed For Big Sean's "Hall Of Fame" [Update: Sean Explains Concept Behind "Milf" Feat. Nicki Minaj & Juicy J]
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    Awhile back we received a tentative tracklist for Big Sean's new album Hall Of Fame, now dropping on August 27th. The official tracklist was revealed today, and is slightly different than what we first saw. Hall Of Fame has 15 tracks, with features from Juicy J, Nicki Minaj, Nas, Kid Cudi, Lil Wayne, Jhene Aiko and a few more. Sadly, there is no collaboration with Eminem on the...
  • Danny Brown Says Big Sean Was Probably "Spoiled Or Sheltered," Talks Detroit Bankruptcy
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    Danny Brown has always made sure to pay tribute to his hometown. His Detroit State Of Mind mixtape series, and his work with local producers like Black Milk and OhNo, are good examples of the city's influence on his music, but Danny has not always painted a positive picture of Detroit. In tracks like XXX's "Fields" the rapper details the less-than-ideal living situation in the city,...
  • Eminem Performs At G-SHOCK Event & Announces Collaboration For Limited Edition Watch
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    Eminem took the stage in New York last night to perform at the G-SHOCK annual Shock The World event. The show celebrated the 30-year anniversary of G-SHOCK, as well came with big news of a collaboration between Eminem and the watch brand for a limited edition watch. in a press release, Shigenori Itoh, the chairman and CEO of Casio America, spoke on the collaboration. "With Hip Hop, it’s as...
  • Nas Raising Money For Homeless Family In Washington D.C.
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    Two weeks ago, a Washington, D.C. family lost their apartment above a grocery store after a serious fire. Stanley Young, an unemployed construction worker and single father, has been living in a Holiday Inn with his seven children ever since. Although he's been working with the Red Cross, the District of Columbia Office of the Tenant Advocate and his church, he's running low on funds,...
  • ScHoolboy Q Thinks Macklemore Should Win VMA For Best Hip-Hop Video Over Kendrick Lamar
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    Although it seems like the Black Hippy rappers are loyal to each other, ScHoolboy Q still has to give props where props are due. While on MTV's RapFix Live the TDE rapper spoke on the upcoming MTV Music Video Awards, in particular the award for Best Hip-Hop Video, which pits Black Hippy's Kendrick Lamar against Macklemore. Kendrick Lamar's "Swimming Pools" visual received a nomination in the...
  • NBA's 9 Ugliest Jerseys That Need Makeovers
    It's the off season and many teams are using this time to overhaul their rosters and franchises in an effort to get a fresh starts.  It brings the opportunity to transform a franchise's image with draft picks, free agents, and, in some cases, the possibility of new jerseys.  Some teams certainly need a uniform change so we are going to look at nine teams that are in desperate need of some new...
  • Gucci Mane Sued For Attempting To Play Two Shows In One Night-- In Different States
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    Gucci Mane is known for his prolific output, but not only does he unnecessarily cram more than one mixtape release into a day, he apparently does the same thing with shows. Empire Entertainment is filing a lawsuit against GuWop, claiming that they didn't get the show they paid for, seeing as Gucci skipped out to do a gig in another state after taking the stage for 15 minutes.  The...
  • Ab-Soul Explains How Meek Mill Influenced "Christopher DRONEr"
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    Ab-Soul recently released a single, "Christopher DRONEr" which calls back to the February 2013 Christopher Dorner case. For those not familiar with the tragedy, Dorner was a one time police officer who went on a killing spree of LAPD officers, before taking his own life. Ab sat down with XXL recently to talk about the meaning behind the single, as well as the other projects he has in the...
  • Robin Thicke & Janelle Monáe Cover VIBE's 20th Anniversary Issue
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    Robin Thicke and Janelle Monae seem like they represent two very different sides of R&B, but their latest cover story in VIBE suggests that they share more in common than you would expect. The two singers participate in a discussion for the magazine, in which they examine the way they define themselves as artists, and how they hope their musics will transcend the labels and boundaries it is...
  • North Coast Music Festival Ticket Giveaway
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    HotNewHipHop is giving away three pairs of tickets for North Coast Music Festival, taking place August 30 - September 1. This year's lineup includes Nas, Wu-Tang Clan, Mac Miller and many more. Contest Rules: 1. Follow @HotNewHipHop on Instagram2. Repost this photo and include "@HotNewHipHop #HNHHNC" in the caption3. You're automatically entered into the...
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