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. JuJu was not shy in documenting the night, from...
Oct 26, 2013
Throwback photos have definitely become somewhat of a a novelty at this point, but there's a certain nostalgia a photo can create that is hard to find anywhere else. We've compiled a list of 20 of the best vintage photographs of legendary rappers together-- some of the pairs are predictable, some are surprising, and a few of the rappers pictured are no longer with us. Either way, they're all...
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...
Jun 11, 2014
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.
On Sunday, Big Sean posted a pic of himself & Scottish DJ-producer, Calvin Harris, who...
We're now five days removed from the annual Fool's Gold Day Off in New York, when Fool's Gold takes over the city streets to bring fans together with some great live performances. This year included headliners Danny Brown and French Montana, while AraabMuzik, New York OGs The Lox, World's Fair and more took the stage. It was the perfect event to bring out our Word On The Street cameras for, and...
May 17, 2014
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.
Major celebrities attending basketball games is nothing new and has come to be expected. Always known to have the best seats in the arena these celebrities are at times just as much of a spectacle...
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.?
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...
Kid Ink's new "Show Me" single is rapidly climbing both the Billboard and radio charts, and an official visual featuring and directed by Chris Brown will be dropping next week.
Check out the gallery above for an exclusive first look at the making of the video (courtesy of Born Original), and cop the single on iTunes. It'll be included on Ink's major label debut My Own Lane, which is scheduled to...
May 30, 2013
Cassie used to model and act before she got into singing, but today we find her returning to her modeling roots for the latest issue of Esquire Magazine.
Cassie shot a bunch of photos with Esquire for their June/July issue, check them out in the gallery above.
She also told a few "funny jokes" for Esquire which you can watch here.
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,...
Sep 17, 2013
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.
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...
Oct 30, 2013
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.
Rappers and celebrities like to one-up us regular folks by often wearing elaborate and intricate costumes, and so if you're in need of some procrastination or if you're in need...
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.
The rapper and sometimes model was featured in DKNY's new ad campaign alongside model of the moment and Rihanna-bestie Cara Delevingne, as well as Dylan Rieder, Eliza Cummings and Jourdan Dunn. The group of five appear in Times Square, standing...
Jan 26, 2014
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.
From comedian Kevin Hart and the elegant Rihanna to T.I. and indie-songstress Grimes (not to...