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  • Cover of Kanye West Apologizes To Beck & Bruno Mars On Twitter
    Kanye West is not an avid Twitter user, but in the past we've seen him use his account for moments of passionate fury. Those days are over (we think), as Ye took to his timeline today to officially apologize to Beck for his semi-interruption, and post-show comments at the Grammys.
  • Cover of Rich Homie Quan Says He's Taking Break From Rich Gang
    Last night Rich Homie Quan dropped off a new track with frequent collaborator Young Thug, "Homie," however those frequent collaborations may slow down a minute as Rich Homie says in a recent interview that he's going to be focusing on his solo music. 
  • Cover of Top Tracks of the Week: February 17- February 24
    Here it is, our weekly rundown of the best of our Top 20. Please keep in mind this list was culled from the top of our charts, so more popular artists are more likely to be represented. For a look at under-the-radar tracks, check out Underrated Audio.
  • Cover of Kobe Reacts To Nick Young's Ridiculous Celebration On Jimmy Kimmel Live
    Last night, Kobe Bryant appeared as a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live, sans sling, and talked about his impending retirement, his injury-plagued season, and the debut of his documentary, 'Kobe's Muse,' this weekend. 
  • Cover of Jodeci Announces New Album "The Past, The Present, The Future"
  • Cover of Stream The New Iamsu! EP, "Eyes On Me"
    Iamsu! is headed out on his Eyes On Me tour later this year, and while he already has plenty of material to perform, from his 2014 edebut album, Sincerely Yours, to his large catalog of mixtape work, the Bay Area rapper has decided to share one more project before he takes off.
  • Cover of Weird Gang: Rich Homie Quan Vs. Young Thug
    Rich Gang is now synonymous with Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan. The young duo is the hottest commodity out of Atlanta, and they haven't even released an album. Their music is different than anyone else's, but then again, everything about them is different.
  • Cover of Bun B Talks About The "Hip-Hop And Religion" Course He Teaches At Rice University
    Did you know Bun B, one half of the legendary Houston duo UGK, is a faculty member at Rice University? While Bun's musical output has slowed in recent years, his knowledge of hip-hop remains unquestionable, and since 2011, he has been teaching said knowledge in a professional capacity.
  • Cover of Cipha Sounds Is Leaving HOT 97 [Update: Cipha Headed To Roc Nation]
    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 Kevin Garnett Has Been Traded Back To The Minnesota Timberwolves
    Kevin Garnett has waived his no-trade clause and will be returning to the Minnesota Timberwolves.
  • Cover of Afroman Arrested For Punching Woman On Stage
    Afroman still exists, and apparently he's relegated to performing shows in Biloxi, Misssissippi. Little did you know, he's also been releasing albums basically every year since 2004.
  • Cover of Artists With A Dope Aesthetic
    The rap game is all about your aesthetic. What you do, how you do it, how you look and how you market yourself are all a massive factor in a successful career. Some rappers take their aesthetic to the next level, creating something completely unique out of their brand.
  • Cover of Stream Gucci Mane's New EP "Views From Zone 6"
    Gucci Mane keeps his finger on the pulse of the rap game, even while locked up. We know the rapper has no trouble releasing heat from jail, and after serving us a few loose leaks (including a reunion Waka Flocka on "Against All Odds") the rapper returns today with a complete EP.
  • Cover of A History Of YMCMB Label Drama
    Cash Money is an indisputable empire, and at the helm, sits Birdman--and, behind the scenes, his brother Slim. In its nearly 25 years of existence, Cash Money has become one of the most successful hip-hop labels of all-time, though many of its living legends look back on their Cash Money days with disdain.
  • Cover of Dizzy Wright Announces New Album "The Growing Process"
    Last night you might have peeped Dizzy Wright's new set of visuals/new single "Train Your Mind." The Funk Volume rapper is setting us up for what's to come with his new album, The Growing Process, which he announced simultaneously. 
  • Cover of Rappers To Watch In 2015
    We know you're probably sick of all the year-end lists from last year, but we're already in the second month of 2015, and we're hypothesizing who will get their big break in the coming months. This time last year, Bobby Shmurda came across a particularly fiery Jahlil Beats production on YouTube.
  • Cover of 10 Essential Freddie Gibbs Tracks
    Hailing from Gary, Indiana, Freddie Gibbs moved to Los Angeles in 2006 after he signed to Interscope Records. Things didn't work out with Interscope and Gibbs inked a deal with Young Jeezy's CTE label.
  • Cover of Big L's Best Punchlines
    "The crown is still mine cause I drop ill rhymes." Big L, Rest In Peace. On February 15, 1999, one of the game's illest and most acclaimed lyricists, Lamont "Big L" Coleman, was gunned down in Harlem, the city he repped his entire life. He was only 24 years old. 
  • Cover of Social Media Reacts To Zach LaVine's Epic Dunk Contest Performance
    We're not ready to declare that the dunk contest is back, but Zach LaVine certainly rejuvenated the All-Star Weekend's most anticipated event.
  • Cover of Young Money Cypher & Interview Coming Soon?
    Yesterday photos surfaced online of Lil Wayne and his fellow YMCMB crew on the set of some sort of video shoot alongside frequent business partner Karen Civil. While it was unknown at the time what they we’re shooting, HHNM is reporting today that an exclusive cypher and interview is on the way.
  • Cover of Lil B Is Doing Another Lecture This Month
    Since his well-documented NYU lecture a few years back, Lil B has become a hot commodity as a motivational speaker.
  • Cover of Pitchfork Music Festival 2015 Taps ILoveMakonnen, Chance The Rapper, Run The Jewels & More
    Festival season approaches, and today we've received yet another line-up this time for the annual Pitchfork Music Festival that goes down in Chicago. 
  • Cover of Suge Knight Claims That He Was Ambushed Before Hit-And-Run
    This Suge Knight case keeps getting crazier and crazier. The latest we heard was that Suge was in the hospital with another potentially life-threatening blood clot, and that his bail had been revoked while he awaits his trial.
  • Cover of Stream Gucci Mane's "Brick Factory 3"
    Whenever a month goes by without a new Gucci Mane project, it feels like something is amiss in the hip-hop world. The East Atlanta Santa's last project dropped on January 3rd, and now five and a half weeks later, he's given us another.
  • Cover of Young Buck Reveals Cover Art For "Before The Beast" Mixtape
    After giving us their first comeback EP with The Beauty Of Independence last year, G-Unit will release their follow-up EP in March, The Beast Is G-Unit. The EP has locked down a release date for March 3rd, but before then, Young Buck will warm us up with Before The Beast.
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