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 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...
French Montana celebrated his album release for Excuse My French at King of Diamonds on May 24th, the mecca of all strip clubs. The following night the partying continued when Young Jeezy hit up KOD with his crew. Peep photos of both nights from NLPG Images. Thanks to Echo Hattix & Moses Hill!
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...
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.
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...
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."...
Last night celebrities flooded their Instagram accounts with photos of what they donned for this year's Halloween festivities. Some went the simple route, sporting a mask, some went all out with full body paint and a unique concept, and some wore basically nothing at all.
We've combed over some of your favorite rappers Instagrams to show you what various artists were rocking for Halloween, so...
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...
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...
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. While Weezy says he doesn't have any stakes in tomorrow's game, as the packers have been eliminated, he did participate in today's 7th annual Celebrity Beach Bowl in New Orleans. Wayne played in the flag football...
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.
Yesterday, RiRi showed up for the Lakers game against the upstart Blazers and brought her brother, Rajad, as her...
Oct 31, 2012
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!
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...
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]
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...