28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (Jan. 24)

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...

  • 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (Jan. 24)
    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...
  • Sprite Slam Dunk Contestants Announced
    While the dunk contest has failed to produce the entertaining material that we grew accustomed to during the Vince Carter and Jason Richardson era of the early 2000's, it is still the must see event of the NBA's All-Star weekend. Although, this year's 3-Point Competition is loaded with the very best shooters and could be the best contest of the weekend. The Sprite Slam Dunk Contest will take...
  • Benzino Tried To Bring A Loaded Gun Through Airport Security
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    We don't report on the former Love & Hip-Hop star Benzino much, and when we do, it's usually because he's in trouble with the law. This is the case again, as Benzino attempted to go through airport security with a loaded gun. Law enforcement sources say that Benzino was going through airport security at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Tuesday. He put his carry-on bag...
  • Lil Durk Announces "Everywhere I Go" Tour Dates
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    Lil Durk is currently prepping his anticipated debut album, Remember My Name, as well as the third instalment in his Signed To The Streets mixtape series. With a lot of new material on the way, the rapper has announced a new tour to help promote both projects, "Everywhere I Go." Durk is preparing to head on the road in four days time, with the first date kicking off on January 30th in St. Louis....
  • Kobe Bryant Out For The Remainder Of The Season
    It seems as if the Black Mamba is falling apart right before our very eyes. The latest on a laundry list of injuries for Kobe Bryant is a torn rotator cuff, which he suffered during Wednesday night's loss to the New Orleans Pelicans, and it will keep him on the sidelines for the remainder of the season. Just last night Kobe was named as a starter on the Western Conference All-Star team, though...
  • Tyga Announces Album Release Date For "The Gold Album" [Update: Album Is Delayed Again]
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    Tyga recently unveiled the DONDA-designed cover art for his new album The Gold Album, and appropriately, the album art design was reportedly made out of real gold. After airing out frustrations with his Young Money/Cash Money label, and claiming he was trying to get out of his contract and drop his album independently, it looks like he might have succeeded. The rapper announced a...
  • 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...
  • Full Lil Wayne/Cash Money Lawsuit Surfaces
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    If you need some not-so-light reading today, you can have a look at the 21-page lawsuit from Lil Wayne, against Cash Money. After reporting on the suit yesterday, which is for $51 million, all the documents from the lawsuit have now surfaced online. Tunechi is suing Cash Money for breaching his contract, after they failed to pay up a total of $10 million for his work on Tha...
  • Flavor Flav Indicted On Four Driving Charges [Update: Flav Pleads Not Guilty]
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    Almost a year ago, Flavor Flav was pulled over on his way to his mother's funeral. He was speeding and driving without a license, which resulted in him getting slapped with both a felony charge and a traffic violation, as well as two misdemeanors for aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. He initially plead not guilty and was released on bail, but apparently failed to show up to...
  • A$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...
  • Ludacris Wins Primary Custody Of His Daughter
    As we reported last year, Ludacris fathered a child with Tamika Fuller late in 2013, and after claims arose last year that he couldn't pay his child support, the rapper's now won primary custody of his daughter. Cai Bella Bridges, who's now a little over a year old, will now be spending most of her time with her recently-married father.  Luda spoke to TMZ about the...
  • Kid Ink, Jeremih & DeJ Loaf To Headline The 2015 Scream Tour
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    Popular hip-hop/R&B franchise the Scream Tour is returning this spring with the "Scream Nation: The Reintroduction Tour," a 24-city romp that will feature Jeremih, Kid Ink and DeJ Loaf as its headliners. Check out the dates below.  March 12 -- St. Louis, MO, Peabody Opera HouseMarch 13 -- Chicago, IL, Aragon BallroomMarch 14 -- Detroit, MI, Fox TheatreMarch 17...
  • What’s New In Battle Rap (January 23)
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    Battle rap is quickly growing as a culture. What was almost completely relegated to street corners and Youtube a few years ago has garnered national recognition, more tv programming, Pay-Per-View events, and other attention of the mainstream media. Hip Hop icons like Eminem and Snoop Dogg have put on events for the battle scene and at this rate things can only continue to expand. That being the...
  • Kanye West Says He Doesn't Have An Album Title Yet
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    Kanye West sat down for an interview with Ellen today, as we learned earlier in the week. The rapper did not reveal the title of his forthcoming album, and that's because he doesn't have one yet. However, he did give Ellen the first look on his "Only One" music video, directed by Spike Jonze and starring his daughter North West. After premiering the music video for his lead single, Ye spoke with...
  • Top-5 Back Court Duos In The NBA
    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...
  • 'Aqua' Air Jordan 8 To Return In 2015
    There's always a big sneaker release scheduled for Black Friday- last year it was the highly anticipated 'Black/Infrared' 6. In 2015? It looks like we'll be getting another classic that hasn't been retro'd since 2007.If the rumors are true, the Air Jordan 8 'Aqua' will be this year's Black Friday release and you can expect an enormous amount of hype throughout the entire year. The Air Jordan 8...
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