Cassie appears in the latest issue of Esquire.
Photos: Jay-Z's Album Release Party For "Magna Carta Holy Grail" In NYC Jul 4, 2013 at 11:39am 60 Views
Jay-Z's highly anticipated album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, was supposed to drop at midnight for Samsung users, although a fair share of technical glitches delayed the album's release through the app, which left many users extremely frustrated. Nonetheless, the album's out there now, and last night in celebration of Magna Carta, Samsung and Hov held an album release party.
Big Sean and his girlfriend Naya Rivera stopped by photographer Terry Richardson's studio the other day to strike a few poses and take a few photos. Big Sean, who arrived in a Detroit Red Wings jersey, was soon shirtless while his girlfriend kept on short shorts and a very cropped tank top. Peep flicks from their photo shoot in the gallery above.
BTS Photos: Jay-Z, Mariah Carey, Usher, Ludacris, & Nelly At So So Def 20th Anniversary Show Feb 24, 2013 at 11:31am 36 Views
Last night, Jermaine Dupri organized an event to celebrate the 20th anniversary of his label So So def. Many artists from the label performed, including Bow Wow, Da Brat, Anthony Hamilton, Dondria, Jagged Edge, Xscape, and more.
Photos: Kanye West Celebrates His 36th Birthday w/ Beyoncé, Jay-Z & Nas Jun 9, 2013 at 11:54am 96 Views
As reported by MissInfo, Kanye West took a minute to celebrate his birthday with friends before a performance at the Governors Ball in New York City last night. Those in attendance at the private birthday dinner at Miss Lilly’s included Nas, Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Jonathan Cheban, Scott Disick, David Blaine, actor and comedian Aziz Ansari and Kanye’s former A&R Plain Pat.
HOT97 Summer Jam XX Recap: Festival Village With Action Bronson, Joey Bada$$, A$AP Ferg & More! Jun 5, 2013 at 06:00pm 9,005 Views
The Festival Village stage was a special event for HNHH, as we actually served as a sponsor, and had our own tent at the show. So not only did we get to take in all the performances, but also had Kid Ink, A$AP Ferg, and Action Bronson stop by the tent for autographs and interviews.
Jay-Z has once again been caught in the studio, which hopefully means he's working on new material for his 12th studio album, although no word has confirmed this yet. Three days ago a photo surfaced of the rapper accompanied by Timbaland and Mike WiLL Made It.
BTS Photos: Lil Wayne & Snoop Dogg Face Off In Celebrity Beach Bowl Feb 2, 2013 at 07:47pm 100 Views
Lil Wayne is a huge football fan. He's known to be a rampant supporter of the Green Bay Packers, even recording a tribute song for them a couple years back.
HotNewHipHop was on hand for Sabi's recent video shoot for the song "Cali Love" with Tyga, which is an ode to West Coast classics.
Sean Kingston returned to the music scene a few weeks ago with the high-profile single "Beat It" featuring Chris Brown & Wiz Khalifa, and now visuals for the track have been filmed. Intended as a summer single, the video (directed by Colin Tilley) was shot on the beach in Malibu, and a Lamborghini can be seen in the photos.
Jay-Z & Beyonce celebrated their 5-year anniversary (which lands on April 4th) by taking a trip to Havana, Cuba, this past week.The couple celebrated their anniversary in Cuba as tourists (although that's not techinically legal for U.S.
BTS Photos: French Montana & Nicki Minaj's Video Shoot For "Freaks" Feb 19, 2013 at 09:31am 116 Views
French Montana recently revealed that the reason upcoming album, Excuse My French, was pushed back was due to a last-minute single switch up. French pushed for the bizzare dancehall-fusion track, "Freaks", with Nicki Minaj as the second official single for the album. While French insisted the track was destined to top the charts, reactions have been mixed.
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.
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.
BTS Photos: Video Shoot For Trinidad James' "All Gold Everything (Remix)" With T.I., Young Jeezy & 2 Chainz Feb 1, 2013 at 09:52am 1 View
Shortly after inking a major label deal, Trinidad James dropped the official remix to his break-out single "All Gold Everything," nabbing some ATL spitters for the features. A video for the remix was appropriately shot in Atlanta with Trinidad, T.I., Young Jeezy and 2 Chainz and we have some photos from the set.Check them out below.
Big Sean's new album Hall Of Fame officially dropped today, but Sean Don's been celebrating it. Last week in Ohio at Villa Big Sean held a block party in celebration of the album, and HotNewHipHop was on hand at the event. We also helped out a few lucky Big Sean fans by hooking them up with the VIP treatment, which included cutting the line and taking a photo with the rapper.
Rihanna Courtside At A Lakers Game, Stares At Cheerleaders (Photos) Dec 2, 2013 at 03:55pm 246 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.
MMG's Stalley shot the video for his "Swangin" single in his hometown of Massillon, Ohio on Friday afternoon. Although Rick Ross, Rockie Fresh, and Omarion were on set, there was no sign of veteran Houston emcee Scarface, who is featured on the track. Unfortunately, Stalley was denied permission to film at his alma mater school Washington High, which was his original plan.
Ace Hood has linked up with Lil Wayne and friends to shoot a visual for his single featuring Weezy, "We Outchea." Ivan Berrios comes through with photos from the set, peep them in the gallery above. Ace Hood's album, Trials & Tribulations, is set to drop on July 16th.
Alicia Keys' birthday was a week ago, and she took the opportunity to release a remix of her "Brand New Me" single to show appreciation for fan love.She shot a video for it yesterday in Brooklyn with Jada Pinkett Smith. Keys rocked camo and they both wore Reeboks designed by her. Expect minimalist visuals. A$AP Rocky is supposed to make an
Hip-hop and fashion have always been linked in some shape or form. Currently, some of the biggest names in the rap industry, as well as some of the up and comers, are considered style icons and extremely influential.
Team Hennessy owned a "Very Special" JL nights birthday celebration with Common, LA Dodger's Matt Kemp, Marcedes Lewis of the Jacksonville Jaguars, and NBA player Kenyon Martin the other night. Check out some photos from the event above.
Check out some pics from Greystone Manor's Hennessy Halloween party. We found Jermaine Dupri floating in space, "King" Christina Millian, Neyo as an R&B crooner, Drumma Boy dressed as a Super Producer, and Hit boy and Joie Chavis too. Chris Brown and Karrueche were present (but sat at separate tables) and did not pose for the camera, but all had a great night.
In 2004, Shaq sold his Beverly Hills mansion to a Japanese pop star for $6.4 million, this came after the Lakers decided to keep Kobe Bryant and trade O’Neal to the Miami Heat. Apparently, listing this house on the market was the first sign that Diesel was done in Lakerland. Now the current owner, Kyosuke Himoru (real name, Osamu Teranishi), is looking to sell the 9,752 square foot mansion th
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