A quick photo diary from the HNHH SXSW travels in Austin, Texas.
With summer in full effect, we've decided to pay homage to the best season of the year by collecting an array of photos featuring some of your favorite hip-hop ladies in nothing but their bikini.
Summer is about to be in session. University students wrapped up their final days a month or two ago, and high school students followed suit around two weeks ago. For those high school students in their last year, this inevitably means prom and all the things that go with it: limousines, parents taking photos, getting fancy, friends, and general debauchery as the night progresses.
Monday night at the Best Buy theater in NYC, 9 of the 12 XXL Freshmen took the stage for a very special performance. HotNewHipHop was at the high-energy show, and we've got a full gallery of photos to prove it.Apart from memorable performances from up-and-coming rappers like Kevin Gates, Lil Bibby, and Rich Homie Quan, plenty of surprise guests also graced the stage.
Other than a couple tracks & features, Big Sean has remained relatively quiet so far in 2014, but by the looks of things, it’s for a good reason. Busy working on his next album, Big Sean took to Instagram recently and has posted a few pictures that have left fans anxiously awaiting the outcome.
With her single, “Fancy”, sitting #1 on the Hot 100 for the second straight week, and her face covering the latest issue of Billboard Magazine, you can imagine Iggy Azalea was desperately in need of a break.
Hot 97's Summer Jam 2014 took over New Jersery's Met Life stadium last night, with plenty of rappers and artists gathering there for the event, some tapped specifically by Hot 97, some surprise performers, and some, like Rihanna and Fat Joe, were just there to take it all in.
The marriage of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian has become weekly world wide news fodder, so this weekend you can expect a surplus of coverage, because the event is finally going down.
When hip hop 'It' couple Jay Z and Beyonce recently showed up courtside at the Brooklyn Nets vs. Miami Heat game amidst major controversies. the buzz of the pairs appearance was carried around swiftly.
Photos: Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Iggy Azalea, Eminem & More Attend MTV Movie Awards 2014 Apr 14, 2014 at 01:24 PM 10,624 Views
After a busy weekend full of partying for Coachella 2014, the MTV Movie Awards went down live last night, hosted by Conan O'Brien. The event isn't strictly hip-hop, but nonetheless some of our favorite rap chicks made an appearance at the awards ceremony.
Photos: Jay Z, T.I., Snoop Dogg, Diddy, OutKast & More At Coachella 2014 Apr 13, 2014 at 08:00 PM 16,062 Views
Coachella 2014 is almost coming to a close this year, after a jam packed three days of all different kinds of music.
Everyone was baby-faced at some point in their life. Rappers are no different. We decided to do some digging and found twenty-seven photos of various different rappers as the young'ns they once were. Albeit, some of these rappers are still young, but they're not THIS young anymore.
Photos: Cam'ron Celebrates His Birthday With Strippers & Dame Dash Feb 5, 2014 at 05:11 PM 13,312 Views
Cam’ron celebrated his 38th birthday yesterday, February 4th, and as is only appropriate he threw a private party with a host of strippers and friends, and of course, his girlfriend JuJu. It appears as though shit went down, based off a slew of photos that have hit the web today via JuJu’s Instagram as well as Cam’ron’s.
Chaining days have always been a great ritual in hip-hop. So much so, that Kanye West made it the grande finale of his music video for "Through The Wire", his first major single. Last night bossman Jay Z of ROCNATION presented J. Cole with an original Roc-A-Fella chain. A sign of respect and gift for the 29th birthday of the rapper. Do you remember who else has a Roc-A-Fella chain?
Red Carpet, Backstage & Onstage Photos From The 2014 Grammy Awards Jan 27, 2014 at 11:38 AM 4,971 Views
As per usual, the Grammy Awards proved to be an eventful night. We saw performances from husband and wife, Jay Z and Beyonce, as well as John Legend, Robin Thicke, Kendrick Lamar with Imagine Dragons, Juicy J alongside Katy Perry, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis with Madonna and more.
Pharrell, Rihanna, Jamie Foxx, R. Kelly And More Party It Up With Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMYs Jan 26, 2014 at 12:33 PM 4,832 Views
Despite being over 80-years-old, Clive Davis was found at the heart of the party at an exclusive pre-GRAMMY gala at the Beverly Hilton, designed to honor Universal Music Group Chairman Lucian Grainge. The event was filled with stars and musical icons, including R. Kelly, Pharrell and even Taylor Swift and Lorde.
Jay-Z, Rihanna, J. Cole, T.I., Grimes And More Attend Roc Nation's Pre-Grammy Brunch Jan 26, 2014 at 10:30 AM 17,920 Views
On Saturday, Jay-Z, in his annual tradition, celebrated the GRAMMYs a day early at what must be one of the most exciting brunches known to man. This year, Roc Nation artists have together tallied nine nominations, which would be no easy feat for labels other than the highly regarded Roc Nation.
Beyonce & Jay Z Share Photos From New Year's Eve & Blue Ivy's 2nd Birthday Jan 16, 2014 at 06:05 PM 41,353 Views
Beyonce and Jay Z like to keep their personal life under tight wraps, so whenever we get a glimpse at what the power couple has been up too, we usually take it.
Photos: The Game, Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign & More Celebrate XXL's "Eye Candy Of The Year" Jan 15, 2014 at 09:48 AM 6,982 Views
TokyoYen was crowned by XXL as the "Eye Candy of the Year" and the vixen celebrated by hosting an event in Hollywood at the nightclub Dream At Tru. Celebrities and rappers came out to show their support, including The Game, Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign, Kid Red, Khloe Kardashian and more. Eric Bellinger had a special performance during the night as well.
We're all aware of A$AP Rocky's love for high-end fashion, and recently he's had the chance to model for one such brand, DKNY, in his home of NYC.
Wiz Khalifa, Tyga, Diddy, Drake, Future & More Post Christmas Pics Dec 26, 2013 at 12:10 PM 41,498 Views
Leading up to Christmas we saw a lot of rappers and singers get into the spirit of things, by giving back to the needy, spending time with family, holiday shopping etc., much of which was documented on Twitter and Instagram. On the day of, many of artists flew home to wherever that might be, and relaxed while opening up presents with their loved ones.
For no particular reason other than the fact that animals are fucking cute, we present to you a photo list of rappers chilling with a variety of animals. From the most common, dogs, to baby tigers, penguins, dolphins, parrots and cats, rappers show love for all species, and they also show that no one's too cool for some one-on-one animal time.
Rihanna Courtside At A Lakers Game, Stares At Cheerleaders (Photos) Dec 2, 2013 at 03:55 PM 8,453 Views
Rihanna has had some spare time on her hands lately since coming off tour, and has been taking in some Lakers games at the Staples Center. Last week she watched the Lake Show take on the Golden State Warriors, and spent some of the time chatting up a young fan sitting beside her.
Rihanna Flirts With Young Fan Courtside At A Lakers Game (Photos) Nov 25, 2013 at 11:14 AM 10,507 Views
One young lucky Lakers fan had a great night on Friday. Not only did he get courtside seats to watch the Lakers take on one of the league's most exciting teams, the Golden State Warriors, but he was fortunate enough to sit beside Rihanna.
Ciara just got hitched to Future, but their relationship is more than just romance. Future was an integral part of the writing of CiCi's recent hit "Body Party," which was one of a few topics the singer touched on in her new interview with GQ. Ciara also spoke of the feel she was going for on her new single "Overdose," as well as providing some dance tips for the confused men of the world.
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