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  • Cover of Bobby Shmurda Gets A Gun Charge Dismissed [Update: Charge Will Still Count Against Him]
    Finally, some good news for Bobby Shmurda. After the Brooklyn native and 12 other members of his crew were arrested and indicted in a high-profile incident last December, Shmurda's attorney is now saying that one of the five charges against Shmurda will be dropped.
  • Cover of Benzino Tried To Bring A Loaded Gun Through Airport Security
    We don't report on the former Love & Hip-Hop star Benzino much, and when we do, it's usually because he's in trouble with the law. This is the case again, as Benzino attempted to go through airport security with a loaded gun.
  • Cover of Cipha Sounds Is Leaving HOT 97
    HOT 97 has been a presence in New York hip hop culture for decades, and the many of the on-air personalities and DJs have been around since the 90s.
  • Cover of Travis Scott Announces "Rodeo" Tour With Young Thug & Metro Boomin
    Before Travis Scott releases his highly anticipated debut album Rodeo, the G.O.O.D. Music rapper will be taking his talents on the road as part of the "Rodeo" tour alongside Young Thug and a DJ set from Metro Boomin.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Reveals "The Beast Is G-Unit" EP Artwork [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
    It's still been under a year since G-Unit officially reunited, but we've already been given a healthy serving of new material from the iconic crew.
  • Cover of Are Lil Wayne & Young Thug Taking Shots At Each Other?
    By this point, you're fully aware that Lil Wayne and Birdman are not on the best of terms, as Wayne has expressed a desire to leave Cash Money, claiming Birdman won't release his completed studio album, Tha Carter V.
  • Cover of Skeme Releases Trailer For "Ingleworld 2"
    Inglewood's Skeme took to Instagram to release a trailer for his upcoming project, Ingleworld 2. The trailer features clips of Skeme in the studio, while multiple tracks play in the background.
  • Cover of Kid Cudi Talks Playing A Gay Character In "James White", Cut Kissing Scenes
    While Cudi has seemingly been keeping a low profile from a public standpoint, it turns out he's been working hard on both acting and music in over the last year.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: January 17- January 23
    Underrated Audio aims to provide you with some dope looks from the last seven days that flew under most peoples' radars. While they may have received front-page placement on HNHH, they didn't get as many views as they deserve, so we shine a little more light on them right here.
  • Cover of Tyga Is Being Sued By His Former Manager
    Tyga has already had a considerable amount of trouble with Cash Money over the last few months, and now he's found himself in something of a legal battle.
  • Cover of Raekwon & Ghostface To Make Announcement At 2015 Sundance Film Festival
    One of the greatest duos in the history of Hip-Hop is heading to the Sundance Film Festival with an announcement to make. Raekwon and Ghostface will be at the Independent Filmmaker's Lounge event January 24th to make an announcement in regards to an upcoming project they're working on. 
  • Cover of Stream DJ Spinz's Visual EP, "Trips"
    As an Atlanta-based producer, DJ Spinz has been behind some of the city's best tracks of the past year, working with everyone from Young Thug to Kid Ink. Today, he hits us with something that's pretty unprecedented for ATL producers: a "visual EP."
  • Cover of Stream Jarren Benton's "Slow Motion Vol. 1" EP
    Next Tuesday (January 27th), Jarren Benton will be dropping off his EP Slow Motion Vol. 1. Less than a week ahead of that, he's decided to grant us streaming privileges. Listen to the eight track project below.
  • Cover of Tyga Announces Album Release Date For "The Gold Album" [Update: Album Is Delayed Again]
    Tyga recently unveiled the DONDA-designed cover art for his new album The Gold Album, and appropriately, the album art design was reportedly made out of real gold. After airing out frustrations with his Young Money/Cash Money label, and claiming he was trying to get out of his contract and drop his album inde
  • Cover of Is Jay Z Buying HOT 97? [Update: Emmis Says No]
    We've seen a lot of tension between Jay Z and HOT 97 over the last few days, exclusively through the bomb-drop-ridden rants of Funkmaster Flex.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: January 10-January 16
    Underrated Audio aims to provide you with some dope looks from the last seven days that flew under most peoples' radars. While they may have received front-page placement on HNHH, they didn't get as many views as they deserve, so we shine a little more light on them right here.
  • Cover of Funkmaster Flex Trashes Jay Z In Yet Another Rant
    Just when you thought you'd heard as many bomb drops as your brain could possibly process, Funkmaster Flex is back with another rant, and he's not done with Jay Z.
  • Cover of Funkmaster Flex Goes On Rant Calling Jay Z's "Life + Times" Blog "Trash" [Update: Flex Instagrams Text From Jay]
    If you weren't aware how Funk Flex felt about Jay Z's website, well, you are about to be made acutely aware. The Hot 97 radio DJ went on a rant against Jay Z, more specifically, his "Life + Times" website, while doing his nightly thing on Hot 97 last night.
  • Cover of Is Lil Wayne Working On "Sorry 4 The Wait 2"? [Update: Release Date Announced]
    With "Album Weezy" being put on hold throughout the year (Tha Carter V's now expected to drop in early 2015), is "Mixtape Weezy" soon to return?
  • Cover of Run The Jewels Featured On The Cover Of Two New Marvel Comics
    Over the last couple of months, we've seen hip hop invade a couple of Marvel comics covers, first with Rae Sremmurd making their way into Captain America, and then Birdman boolin' in the bondo with the Kingpin for Spider-Man.
  • Cover of Tupac Shakur Exhibit To Open At The Grammy Museum Feb. 2nd
    February 2nd marks the opening of the Grammy Museum's "All Eyez on Me: The Writings of Tupac Shakur", an exhibit that focuses on the musical career of Tupac as a solo artist, and his work with Digital Underground. 
  • Cover of Travi$ Scott Says His Debut Album "Rodeo" Is Dropping In March
    What's the most Travi$ Scott way to announce an album release? Dropping hints in an interview with a fashion magazine. That's exactly what the fashion-forward MC/producer has done today, as a publication called CR Fashion Book now holds the answers to a tentative Rodeo release month.
  • Cover of Running The Jewels & The Game: An Argument For Killer Mike As The Top MC Of The Past Three Years
    Ask most Hip-Hop fans who’s been running the rap game the past three years, and the answers would mostly be the same; Kendrick Lamar…Drake…maybe some J. Cole. Even with somewhat of an agreement, there’s no science to this. There’s no exact formula of determining who is on top.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: January 15
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Iamsu! Announces "Eyes On Me" Tour With Rome Fortune
    This morning Iamsu! announced a new tour, "Eyes On Me," which will find the West Coast native teaming up with Rome Fortune from down south. The two rappers will be linking up for tour dates across the United States, starting out with Los Angeles on March 26th.
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