• SITE NEWS: Getting Featured on HNHH and Other Updates
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    SITE LOOK & PHOTO GALLERIESAs we've been refreshing the site look, you've probably noticed the design changes we’ve been implementing over the last few months.  There’s been a lot of good feedback coming in from everyone, so thanks for the support. We’ve also come across a lot of helpful emails pointing out some bugs on the site.  If you do spot anything, send us a...
  • HeatSeekers Update: New Format To Submit Your Songs And Videos
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    NEW HEATSEEKERS FORMAT WEEKLY WINNERS The HeatSeekers song competition will no longer include a regular voting cycle.  This means that our staff will be selecting the HeatSeeker winners featured on our website on a weekly basis. HeatSeeker winners will be featured on HotNewHipHop’s homepage every Saturday and Sunday, and will receive additional social media promotion (combined 1.2...
  • Dopest Kicks Lil Wayne Has Ever Worn
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    Rapper, skater, sneakerhead? Lil Wayne is no stranger to a unique wardrobe. And his sneaker game is often the icing on the cake to his wild outfits/antics. Supra's, dunks, Jordans, Adidas, you get the idea.He's no amateur when it comes to lacing up a pair of heat at a concert, basketball game, or skatepark. Or maybe even just for some good ole fashion leaning, Wayne's always got something...
  • HNHH's "Hottest Of 2013": Year End Lists Are Here
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    We break down all the biggest categories in Hip Hop and R&B, including songs, mixtapes, albums, videos and everything in between (including Trolls).  Peep the official schedule for each of the lists below.  So who made the Hottest Lists for 2013? Click each of the images below as HNHH's "Hottest Of 2013" Lists become available. Use the official Hashtag on Twitter #HOTNEW13. Dec. 3...
  • "Rap God" Eminem's Dopest Kicks
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    Eminem dropped a bomb on the rap world yesterday with his new hit "Rap God." Whether you agree with him or not on that front, one things for certain; Em won't come to mind when we start thinking about "Sneaker Gods." You got to give credit where credit is due though, and the man has his own custom Jordan 2's and 4's. We're not ready to declare him a "Sneaker God", by any stretch of the...
  • Kanye West's Next Million Dollar Sneaker?
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    One of the most recognizable sneakers in the past few years is the Nike Air Yeezy 2 and it has popped back into the news with the "Red October" colorway and now this sample pair.Cyhi the Prynce showed off a pair of Yeezy 2s on his Instagram account today that featured black leather instead of the mesh material on the upper that was used on the retail released pair.  Another thing worth noting is...
  • Hottest Chicks In Kicks
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    Welcome to another edition of our weekly chicks in kicks! We've got another all star line up for you this week, with many of the girls going way back into their retro collections to bring to you some of the hottest kicks to ever release. Certainly easy on the eyes, click through to get started, and let us know which girl and kick combo was your favorite by using the "Cop or Not" feature!
  • 50 Cent Shares Details On Upcoming Project "Animal Ambition"
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    While 50 Cent's Street King Immortal album seems to be going the way of Dr. Dre's Detox, Fif has nonetheless gone ahead and announced a different project in the past month, Animal Ambition. At the time of the announcement, Fif didn't say much on the project, only that it would be more than your average mixtape. He's reiterated this sentiment in a recent interview, while also providing some more...
  • Kanye West's Crazy Multi Million Dollar Sneaker Designs
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    Kanye West has always had an eye for fashion, it's like he said before he had it he closed his eyes and imagined. Aside from being a rapper Kanye has an undeniable talent for creating shoes. From his colabs with Nike, Louis Vuitton, Reebok, Bape, and Giuseppe, Kanye has always had his creative mind in the shoe game. With Ye's style and persona having so much influence over sneakerheads and...
  • 5 Signs You're A Celebrity Sneakerhead
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    With the sneakerhead culture invading American Culture more and more each day, it seems no one is immune from hopping on board the sneaker collecting bandwagon. From athletes to actors, rappers to even pro wrestling star Hulk Hogan, more and more celebrities are taking to social media to share their sneaker collections with the world. However, no matter where you land on the walk of fame, there...
  • Biggest Jordan Sneaker Release Announced
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     Daniel Pena delivered on the most anticipated release of all, the Doernbecher Jordan 10. Learn more about Daniel's story below via Nike, and look out for this sneaker to drop the second week of November. Daniel is a huge Michael Jordan fan, with an encyclopedic knowledge of every game, every comeback, and every shoe released throughout Jordan’s illustrious career. So when it was confirmed...
  • Ochocinco Debuts Kanye West's Latest Creation
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    October has been anticipated by a lot of sneakerheads this year with the anticipation of the all red Nike Yeezy 2 colorway possibly dropping during the month.  There is no release information yet on the shoe but it appears that the kick is coming soon based on a photo that former NFL star Ochocinco posted on his Instagram account today.  Earlier in the day he uploaded a photo of a pair of the...
  • Ludacris Debuts The Latest Foamposite
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    This past weekend we saw the release of the "Cherry Blossom" or "Thermal Map" Foamposite. While receiving several other less tasteful nicknames over the time the shoes were first release, it didn't stop many Sneakerheads from stopping in store to purchase this latest Nike Sportswear launch. Ludacris himself didn't hold back, picking his pair up and immediately lacing them up for his court-side...
  • Ice-T Works On A Special Project With Vans
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    Ice-T has been very successful in his life with both his rap career and his acting career but now it is time for him to enter into the sneaker market.  Vans hooked up with the hip-hop icon to put together a pack that includes a white and black Sk8-Hi OG and an all black everything Chukka Decon.  Joining the two sneakers in the pack will be a gold revolver shaped keychain and a special box with...
  • Riff Raff's Creates Ugliest Custom Sneaker
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    Riff Raff showed off his custom Jordan 1 Mids, dubbed the "Real Boy" Jordan 1s. Complete with Carolina Blue Laces and a self portait along the paneling, the shoe features an array of colors swirled across the upper as well as "Riff Raff" in flowing cursive writing. The seven second vine is hardly long enough to explain the exact meaning, if any, behind these custom Jordan 1s, but they certainly...
  • Kendrick Lamar: Life Before The Nike Cortez
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    You might have seen our article recapping Kendrick Lamar's choice to stay true to his verse on Big Sean's Control verse. And I ain't rockin no more designer shitWhite T's and Nike Cortez, this is red Corvettes anonymousHowever, before vowing to keep it as un-hypebeast as possible, Kendrick broke out some classic kicks that are staples of most sneakerheads collections, and will definitely miss is...
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