28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (Oct.18)

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...

  • 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (Oct.18)
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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...
  • Honey Cocaine Reveals Artwork For "Like A Drug" Mixtape, Clarifies Tyga Affiliation [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
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    On Monday we premiered the first look from Honey Cocaine's recently-announced mixtape, Like A Drug. The female Toronto native got the ball rolling for the mixtape with "Curve Ball" produced by DJ ASAP. Today she's decided to unleash the official mixtape cover art, as we await the tracklisting. Like A Drug is slated to drop exclusively on HotNewHipHop on October 22nd, and you can expect us to...
  • Migos Involved In Another Brawl With Fans In Springfield, MA
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    It's been just over a month since Migos got into a physical altercation with a fan, who allegedly tried to snatch one of their chains. Today, the ATL trio have once again found themselves involved in a brawl with fans, though what sparked the fight is still unclear.Footage from a show in Springfield, MA shows Offset mean-mugging a fan before launching himself at the man onstage. Things quickly...
  • Chicks In Kicks Recap Ft. Tahiry, Teyana Taylor, + More
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    Fall is in full swing, and the lady sneakerheads are still bringing out the heat. The 'Black Toe' XIV which recently released made a few appearances in this week's recap, as did a slue of other recent Air Jordan releases.In this week's Chicks In Kicks recap we saw the one and only Tahiry repping for Jordan Brand with the 'Sport Blue' Air Jordan 6 and the recently releases 'Black Toe Air...
  • 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...
  • Nelly To Star In Reality Show Called "Nelly Ville"
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    What's this, a reissue of Nellyville? Unfortunately no, there's no news of a reissue of or sequel to Nelly's 2002 album (the 14th best selling rap release of all time), but it is the name of an upcoming reality series that the St. Louis MC will be starring in. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the show will "focus on the rapper navigating his hip-hop career, fashion businessman/co-owner...
  • Lupe Fiasco Says Logic & King Los Are Better Lyricists Than Kendrick Lamar
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    To promote his new single “Mission”, Lupe Fiasco decided to stop by The Hot 97 Morning Show Tuesday Morning and chat it up with Ebro, Peter Rosenberg, and Laura Stylez. During the lengthy conversation, Lupe Fiasco had a lot of time to speak his mind, and that he did. Lupe touched on several topics during the interview, but what really stood out from it was his opinion...
  • Bobby Shmurda Says He's Not Getting Paid From All His Shows [Update: Shmurda's Mom/Manager Speaks Out]
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    Bobby Shmurda may be one of the rappers with the most buzz right now, but he's not making any money off that, or so he said in a now-deleted Instagram post last night.  The rapper who blew up off his Shmoney Dance and "Hot Nigga" freestyle, has since signed a major label record deal with Epic and has been doing a slew of shows, including closing out the BET Hip-Hop...
  • Drake Shows Up To Kentucky Wildcats' Big Blue Madness Event; Shoots Air Ball
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    Drake’s continued support for his favorite basketball team, the Kentucky Wildcats, carried into Friday night when he was invited to the team’s annual Midnight Madness event at Rupp Arena. Suiting up with the players, Drizzy was able to show off his basketball skills Friday night and jump in line for some pregame warm ups. The results? Not so good. The OVO crooner aired a...
  • Stream Gucci Mane's "Trap God 3"
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    After momentarily hitting a stumbling block with Big Gucci Sosa, the collaborative tape with Chief Keef that was never released, Gucci Mane returns to his impeccably on-time release schedule for 2014. After already releasing 10 projects this year, big GuWop is prepared to drop Trap God 3, predictably, on 10/17.  The end of the trilogy that began in 2012 and continued in...
  • 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...
  • Underrated Audio: October 18- October 24
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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. This past week was busy in terms of tracks, so for those who didn't have time to check out every single song on 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...
  • Top 10 Hip-Hop Dance Trends
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    Hip-hop dance crazes have become a huge part of our American mainstream culture. These dances, like the “Shmoney Dance” and the “Wobble” have gone viral due to sites like YouTube, Vine and Vimeo streaming artists’ videos containing them. People all over the world are able to view these dances, learn them and spread the word by teaching others. It’s amazing how...
  • Remix Fix: Tristin Perry's Old-School Flavored "Gas Pedal"
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    Tristin Perry is so new that we don't know who he is, if he's a he, or where he's based (so please hit us up Tristin)! But, his remix of Sage The Gemini's, "Gas Pedal," is off the hook.At ten days old, this remix boasts live drum sounds, funk bass, and and an old-school vibe that fades into newer synth sounds in the second hook. There's also a dope groove and keys solo at the end. Plus who...
  • Hip-Hop & Social Media: Snoop Vs. Iggy Edition
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    As social media become more ubiquitous than ever in our interpersonal networks, interactions between celebrities become fodder for our inner voyeuristic tendencies; from the live-tweeting of births to trivial jabs at peers, exchanges posted online manage to garner global audiences, sometimes bringing forth meaningful conversations about societal behaviors that otherwise would be left unspoken....
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