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!
Apr 13, 2014
Coachella 2014 is almost coming to a close this year, after a jam packed three days of all different kinds of music. The festival definitely incorporated a fair amount of rap and hip-hop this year, with a headliner like OutKast, and additional performances from the likes of Nas (who brought out Jay Z and Diddy) as well as Pharrell (who brought out Snoop Dogg, Tyler, the Creator and more) and...
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.
Kid Ink made an appearance...
Apr 14, 2014
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.
We've collected a range of photos summarizing the night (as relevant to hip-hop as we can find), including the likes of Rita Ora, Rihanna,...
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.
May 23, 2014
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.
After plenty of speculation and rumors over the past few months, things are taking place in Paris, France, with Kanye and Kim's closest friends and family. Today a rumored guestlist circulated which included the...
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...
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.
The first performer of the day started off with some of the most brutal honesty we heard on-stage. "Y'all might not...
Jan 16, 2014
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.
This week, Queen Bey shared some flicks on her Tumblr from her New Year's Eve and from Blue Ivy's recent birthday. On NYE, Bey looked killer in her Versace outfit while Hov looked fresh in a satin blue jacket and a bow tie. Even Ms. Ivy...
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.
Hopefully it's not years and years...
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've got a few flicks documenting the...
Rihanna recently covered iconic music mag Rolling Stone's March issue, and now well-respected photographer Terry Richardson has revealed the photos that didn't make the cut.Check out the full gallery of photos from the shoot below.[Via]
Hitting up the nightlife in Atlanta, HNHH sponsored the latest Migos event hosted by DJ Holiday.
Check out some of the pics above and footage from the event brought to you by HNHH YouTube.
Jan 29, 2014
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? We...
Apr 18, 2013
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. They show him pointing a gun at the camera and flaunting large amounts of cash, and...