Jul 26, 2013
In the past thirty or so years, the Hip Hop genre has made its way through so many transformations, crossing over all different elements of culture. During its emerging popularity, rappers and artists in the community began to influence a lot more than just the music world. Fashion became a huge part of the hip hop scene, influencing and inspiring trends on a mass scale.
From Nike sneakers and...
Dec 26, 2013
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.
Although the day came and went yesterday,...
Oct 12, 2013
Grills have been a part of hip hop culture for some time. From Flava Flav to A$AP Rocky, and of course Nelly and Paul Wall's famous ode, we're not likely to see this trend dying anytime soon.
Take a look through our gallery of the various rappers and R&B singers who have donned fronts, including Jay Z, Big Sean, Rihanna, and more!
Rihanna visited her home of Barbados for a quick vacation, and while there she partied it up for the Crop Over Festival this past Saturday, and two days later, she was at it again for the Kadooment carnival, which was just one event during the on-going Festival.
She rocked a bejeweled bikini for the carnival event, while she drank out of a flask and danced on a float for the carnival.
Sep 29, 2013
Rihanna has revealed behind-the-scenes photos of the upcoming video for her "Pour It Up" single via Instagram, which will apparently drop next week. The Barbadian songstress can be seen smoking a blunt while rocking a blonde wig, purple eyebrows and and a fishnet dress.
In early September, director Vincent Haycock tweeted that he was leaving the project due to "creative differences."...
Jul 20, 2013
For a lot of us, summer is already half-way over. So, in the spirit of this short but sweet season, we wanted to share a photo collection of some of our favorite artists with their hot girlfriends, wives, baby mamas and much more!
Enjoy this list of photos and share with us how you're gonna do it up this summer.
Jul 14, 2013
After announcing an official collaboration early last week, Kanye West and A.P.C.'s "A.P.C. Kanye Capsule" collection has been made available online. The minimalist mens line consists of two basic long-sleeve hoodies, one short-sleeved hoody, two pairs of Japanese selvedge denim jeans and three T-shirts, including one featuring a BEEN TRILL graphic.
As for colors, the short-sleeved hoodie...
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. It's not difficult to predict what this project will end up...
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.
Appropriately, the visual was shot in California at a house in El Segundo. The video is directed by Michael Mihail, and you can expect to see a crazy house party going down complete with a pinata, confetti, and of course, drinks. In this particular scene, the duo...
LeBron James and long-time girlfriend Savannah Brinson were married this weekend at Del Grand Mar Hotel over a three-day event. They kept the guest list at a modest number, inviting only 200 people, but the people on the list were anything but. Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union were in attendance as well as Jay Z and Beyonce, who performed. Ne-Yo also sang at the...
Check out some photos from Meek Mill's album listening party took place the other night at the legendary Electric Lady Studio in Greenwich Village. The event was hosted by Hot 97’s Angie Martinez and D’USSE Cognac, and special guests Jay-Z, Will Smith, Rick Ross, The-Dream, Wale and more were in attendance.
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.
Frank Ocean has been busy lately, as he was in the studio
recently, and we all know how that ended up.
He also has been constructive and working on the visuals for one of the
stand out tracks from his stellar studio debut channel ORANGE.
Check out some pics of Ocean rocking a yellow suit and a
powder blue tuxedo shirt on the set of the video for “Forrest Gump”.
When Gucci Mane isn't attending Career Day at local Atlanta middle schools, he finds the time to shoot videos for his big singles, such as "Nothing On You" featuring Wiz Khalifa.Gucci's close friend Waka Flocka showed up to the shoot as well, check out photos from the set below.[via]
Mar 22, 2013
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. This time Hov is pictured with Rick Ross, Timbaland again, and DJ Khaled.Check out the photo from their studio session above.We'll...