R.I.P. Tupac Shakur.
Like all social media platforms, Instagram has become a hugely popular device not only for the average person but for celebrities and entertainers as well. In this day and age, a person's worth can be determined by how many people like their Insta photo or Facebook status.
Even the grittiest of gangster rappers have their mothers to thank for much of their success, and they don't always get the credit or respect they deserve. As such, and in celebration of Mother's Day, we've compiled a gallery of 25 photos of emcees with their moms, from Tupac Shakur to Kanye West.
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.
Jay Z and Dame Dash, former Rocafella partners, reunited last night in NYC when they attended a mutual friend's birthday party. At the event for a music industry executive's birthday, the two smiled for a photo together. In a recent interview Jay had revealed he couldn't remember that last time he'd seen Dame Dash, although he said he still had love for him.
We touched down in Atlanta relatively late in the day on A3C’s second day of festivities, landing at the airport around 4 PM where I connected with my NYC counterparts, aka Simone aka DJ S. WHiT aka our artist relations manager (that’s my last aka), and our bawse Saro. We picked up our vehicle, a shimmering silver S.U.V.
As you know, last night was Halloween, and while you were out having debauched nights highlighted by outrageous costumes, many of your favorite rappers were doing the exact same thing. We've already seen Iggy Azalea's hilarious "White Chicks" get up, but now here's a gallery of the best costumes we've seen rappers wearing online.
With Halloween being today, HNHH decided to collect some of the best photos we could find of rappers wearing Halloween costumes. 'Cause what's funnier than seeing a rapper in a Halloween costume? Not much.Scroll through rappers in various Halloween get-ups throughout the years. And make sure you stop at #5 and absorb the hilarity that is Drake dressed up as an elf. Happy Halloween!
BET Hip Hop Awards 2015 Green Carpet Interviews: T-Pain, DeJ, Esco, & More Oct 12, 2015 at 02:57pm 13,388 Views
The heat index pushed 100 at the 2015 BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta. T-Pain was sweltering in his red leather suit jacket. "I'm sooooo hot," he said. HNHH's own S. WHiT endured the heat as she held it down on the green carpet before the show, interviewing 16 rappers, producers, and industry power players, including DeJ Loaf, Big K.R.I.T, Redman, Casey Veggies, Southside, and many more.
Last night, the HNHH-sponsored CMJ Takeover went down at Santos House Party in NYC. Although we only really announced the event a day prior, fans came out in hoards, likely for the headliner, Jay Electronica. The reclusive rapper killed his set, but not before proclaiming, "My name is Jay Electronica. I'm from New Orleans, Louisana.
If you follow us on Instagram and Twitter, you've likely already seen more than a few moments from SXSW which we documented on social media. Incase you aren't all up on our socials, we're recapping the two showcases we sponsored and our other adventures at South By right here.
Champagne Papi has some undeniable Instagram skills, and it's pretty safe to say, they're genetic. Looking through Drake's dad's Instagram account, you'll find a good share of flexin', and we've taken the time to compile the cream of the crop from Drizzy Senior. Take a look through to see Champagne Papi's Papi stunt'n with the likes of Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Juicy J and more!
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.
As reported by HipHopWired, Chief Keef has been letting loose in Paris. He left earlier this week to work on new music with Kanye West and Young Chop in the French capital. The young Chicagoan rapper has been documenting his trip on Instagram, and the photos aren't your typical tourist shots.
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.
Photos: A$AP Rocky, Kendrick Lamar & More Perform At Rock The Bells 2013 In L.A. Sep 9, 2013 at 02:36pm 290 Views
Rock The Bells hit Los Angeles over the weekend to kick off the festival, and HotNewHipHop was in attendance. The L.A. line-up included Kid Cudi, A$AP Rocky and his Mob, J. Cole, the Black Hippy crew and many, many more. For a small taste of what the event was like, peep the photos in the gallery above. Will you be attending Rock The Bells in San Francisco, New York or Washingotn, D.C.?
Halloween arrives tomorrow, and it's the time of the year where grown ass men and women can get away with dressing up as whatever they want, really, and usually for women, that involves showing as much skin as possible.
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.
Throughout the years we have seen an assortment of Jordan Fusions rise and fall. Remember the Jordan Dub Zero? How about the CMFT 13s? Forgettable as past fusions have been, there have been some success stories. The Jordan Spizike for instance, combining elements of the Jordan III, IV, VI, IX and XX, continues to have new colorways release every year, many of which end up selling out.
Jay-Z, Rihanna, J. Cole, T.I., Grimes And More Attend Roc Nation's Pre-Grammy Brunch Jan 26, 2014 at 10:30am 2,425 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.
Every year around this time, we get to see Rihanna slay in an amazing bejewelled outfit for Barbados' Crop Over Festival. Rih Rih, who is currently working on her eighth studio album, flooded her Instagram feed with a bunch of photos from 2015's Crop Over Fest in Barbados, showing off her physique in feathers, jewels, and little else.
Last Friday, HNHH hosted the official launch event for new streetwear brand Sixth Floor NYC in Brooklyn. Featuring a pop up shop and performances from DJ Wonder, Father and OG Maco, it was our first official event in New York, and thanks to some great performances, it was quite the night.
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.
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.
Photos: Jay Z, T.I., Snoop Dogg, Diddy, OutKast & More At Coachella 2014 Apr 13, 2014 at 08:00pm 17,534 Views
Coachella 2014 is almost coming to a close this year, after a jam packed three days of all different kinds of music.
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