• LeBron's Game-Worn Jersey From Cavs Debut Sells For $50,000
    When LeBron James returned to Cleveland you had to know that every piece from his home-opener would be going up for auction, including his game worn jersey. LeBron and the Cavs didn't live up to the hype on that night, as the Knicks walked away with a victory, but that didn't stopped fanatics from bidding on the navy, game-worn tank top. The auction recently ended with the winning bid totalling...
  • Chris Brown, Trey Songz & Tyga Discuss Upcoming Tour, "Loyal", "Fan Of A Fan"
    A few days back, Chris Brown, Trey Songz, and Tyga announced their upcoming "Between The Sheets" tour, and on top of releasing the dates, they also sat down for a short interview with Complex. The trio discussed the impending shows, as well as working together on their various projects.Tyga first shared his first experiences working with Chris on the successful Fan Of A Fan mixtape. "I was...
  • #TBT: Eric B. & Rakim
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    Eric B. & Rakim had a short 7 years and 4 albums of pure influence before disbanding in 1993. Widely regarded as one of the best duos in rap history, the two didn't release many songs that your favorite rapper didn't like. Rakim, who is considered to be an elite MC still to the this day, linked up with Eric B. through a mutual friend. The two got in touch and started borrowing records from...
  • Charts Don’t Lie: November 16
    While Taylor Swift's 1989 takeover of the charts continues, many of our r'n'b and hip-hop artists have been pushed down. Teyana Taylor actually finds herself the highest-up, debuting at #19, with her G.O.O.D. album VII. The album made a solid enough debut, moving 16,000 copies opening week, while Azealia Banks followed further behind with her own debut album Broke With Expensive Taste. Although...
  • Lil Twist Reportedly Wanted For Role In Home Invasion & Robbery
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    Lil Twist may be in some serious trouble following reports that he and four other men invaded and robbed the home of Kyle Massey, targeting his brother (and Nickelodeon star) Chris Massey. According to TMZ, Twist and his crew attacked the actor with brass knuckles upon breaking into the home, taking his cell phone and wallet in the process.Chris claims the break-in happened shortly after he...
  • Jhene Aiko Announces "Enter The Void" Tour With SZA & The Internet
    Jhene Aiko is going girl power for her new tour "Enter The Void," bringing along fellow soft-voiced female singer SZA as well as Odd Future-affiliated group The Internet, which is helmed by Syd the Kyd. Jhene announced the tour today, in support of her debut album Souled Out. The month-long trek kicks off on December 2nd in Washington, D.C., and runs through until December 21st in Minneapolis,...
  • Tyga Casts Drake's Ex As His Music Video Co-Star
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    The pissing contest between Drake and Tyga continues today with yet another not-so-subtle shot from the latter. As reported by TMZ, Tyga has cast Drake's ex-chick Dollicia Bryan as his co-star in the upcoming "Make It Work" video. Additionally, a photo has surfaced of him grabbing a handful of Bryan's ass. "Make It Work," which fires lyrical shots at Drizzy as well ("Nigga never was my homey;...
  • Rihanna Reportedly Has 10 Songs Ready For New Album
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    Rihanna has been hinting to fans lately that the follow up to 2012’s Unapologetic was on the way, but we didn’t think it could be here before Christmas, or could it? According to Dash Radio’s DJ Skee, Rihanna made her way out to NYC last week where she debuted ten (10) new records for label executives off her upcoming 8th studio album, which may now see a release date...
  • 28 Grams: Instagram Recap (Nov. 22)
    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 artists...
  • Billboard Albums Chart To Begin Counting Digital Streams
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    Although some may argue that Billboard's methods of charting hit songs and album sales will always be obsolete in the age of illegal downloading, free mixtapes and streaming services, the company's actually made quite a few changes over the past few years to modernize itself. Now, a few years after adding a separate section for "Social/Streaming" songs, the chart service will begin...
  • Classic Rotation: Dr. Dre's "2001"
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    It was 15 years ago today that Dr. Dre released 2001, his 20-track, star-studded, cinematic LP.  “It's a movie, with different varieties of situations. So you've got buildups, touching moments, aggressive moments…It's got everything that a movie needs,” Dre said of the album. There may not be a better-executed concept in hip-hop. For 68-minutes, Dre & co. take you in to the minds of some...
  • Classic Rotation: Beastie Boys' "Licensed to Ill"
    Rap’s early origins, if we are being historically correct, were partially nurtured by punk and new wave, coming out of rebellious Manhattan kids (and those influenced by the music coming out of the area). With respect to Run DMC, rap and rock’s symbiosis started with icons like Afrika Bambaataa, Fab 5 Freddy, and Blondie, who would saunter out the first rap verse, on MTV, for suburbanite...
  • Album Stream For Your Old Droog's Debut Self-Titled LP
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    Now that Your Old Droog has basically rid himself of the rumors that he is Nas, he's ready to unleash his debut album, which follows up an EP from earlier this year. The EP is where all the rumors and talking commenced, as the New York native rarely shows his face on these e-streets, and his cadence was remarkably similar to Nasir. His full-length debut doesn't arrive until November 25th, but...
  • Stream Smoke DZA & R.F.C.'s "The Outsiders" Album
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    Smoke DZA is back with his second release of 2014. A collaborative album with his R.F.C. group, The Outsiders includes high-profile features from A$AP Rocky, Cam'ron, Styles P, Chevy Woods, Dame Dash (of "Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B" fame), and Dom Kennedy. The production is handled by Cardo, DJ Relly Rell, Jahlil Beats, Ski Beatz, Lee Bannon, 183rd, and more. R.F.C. (Really Fucking Cool)...
  • Samples Of The Week: November 20
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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 honey".  This...
  • Russian Police Bust Counterfeit Sneaker Ring
    A counterfeit sneaker ring in Russia was busted this week as police detained 46 illegal Chinese workers working at a sewing shop in the Russian Ural Mountains. Yes, some of you who got your kicks well before they actually released might've been buying a BS product from the mountains of Russia. Beyond the fact that the operation was pumping out fake sneakers, the workers themselves were living in...
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