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  • Cover of The Underachievers Talk "Cellar Door" & Enlightening Their Generation
    The Underachievers (Issa Gold and AK) are about halfway through their "Eyes Of The World" tour, which has them matched up with some equally forward-thinking emcees like Denzel Curry, Dillon Cooper, and Azizi Gibson.
  • Cover of Beyoncé And Jay Z Are In The Midst Of Shooting A New Music Video
    It's been a slow news morning so far, folks, so here's a light one for you.
  • Cover of Kanye West & Common Launch Initiative To Create 20,000 Jobs For Chicago Youth
    Youth gang violence in Chicago has seen a huge increase in recent years, and Chi-town natives Kanye West and Common are doing their part to put a stop to it.
  • Cover of Drake Sued Over "Pound Cake" Sample
    The intro to Drake's "Pound Cake"-- the closing track from Nothing Was The Same --featured a very prominent sample from a 1982 Jazz song, "Jimmy Smith Rap", performed by Jimmy Smith. The clip used in the song is not actually musical, but simply a spoken word interlude about the joys of recording.
  • Cover of Tony Yayo Responds To 50 Cent's Comments Comparing Him To Spoiled Milk
    50 Cent has been doing the interview circuit later, and he's taken no prisoners when addressing his former G-Unit collaborators. While he's made a few comments about the rapper's that once occupied his circle, including calling them Troy Ave's hype men, one comment stood out in particular.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Explains What Happened With G-Unit Crew Members
    50 Cent recently sat down to talk with Hot 97, and it was definitely a lengthy interview, broken up into two parts it lasted an hour.
  • Cover of Gucci Mane Negotiating Plea Deal On Federal Gun Charges To Avoid Trial
    Just the other day we found out that Flava Flav is taking a plea deal in his domestic violence case, and now it looks like another rapper may be following suit (although these cases are completely unrelated). Gucci Mane is reportedly in negotiations for a plea deal, in order to avoid heading to trial.
  • Cover of Diddy To Give Commencement Speech & Receive Degree At Howard University
     Even though Puff Daddy never officially graduated from Howard University when he was a student there back in 1989, the Revolt TV executive will be delivering the 2014 commencement speech at his alma mater this Spring.
  • Cover of Young Dro Reveals Artwork For "Black Label" & "Purple Label" Mixtapes
    Last year, after a bit of silence, we received two projects from Young Dro-- his Day Two mixtape, as well as his long-awaited sophomore album, High Times.
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Announces New EP "Freebase" With Cover Art & Release Date
    2 Chainz already told us he was working on his next album, which continues the B.O.A.T. theme with a title of B.O.A.T.S. 3. However, before that time comes (we've yet to receive any concrete updates on it), we'll be receiving an EP to hold us over.
  • Cover of Saigon Launches Label, Announces New Album
    Saigon had a lot of trouble releasing his debut album. While the record was first scheduled for a 2007 release, it didn't hit shelves until 2011.
  • Cover of Drake Announces OVO's Houston Appreciation Weekend [Update: Dates Announced]
    Just the other week Drake stirred things up with the announcement of his headliners for OVO Fest, unsurprisingly, it was both OutKast and Drizzy. The OVO Fest went on to sell out tickets within two minutes of the tickets going live.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: April 5 - April 11
    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 Lil TerRio And King Keraun Discuss Celebrity, Rap, New Music And More
    Believe it or not, there's more to life than being Vine, Instagram or Facebook famous, folks, a fact Internet sensation Lil TerRio has set out to prove in a big way. For those unacquainted, he's the star of the viral "Ooh, Kill 'Em" Vine clips that took the online world by storm in 2013.
  • Cover of Nude Selfie Appears To Be Iggy Azalea & Nick Young, Couple Confirm It's Not Them
    Last night, Twitter was in a frenzy when a nude photo leaked that looked like it could very well be Australian beauty Iggy Azalea and her LA Lakers boyfriend Nick Young.
  • Cover of E-40 Announces Plans To Release 4 Albums On July 15
     In the wee hours of the morning, E-40 announced on his instagram and his twitter that he plans to drop a grand total of 4 albums simultaneously this July, on the fifteenth.
  • Cover of 20 Most Fashionable Rappers Through The Decades
    In celebration of the contribution hip-hop has made to fashion, HotNewHipHop will look at the 20 most fashionable rappers of all time through the decades, from the 1980s to the present, from shelltoe Adidas and gold chains, Coogi sweaters and shiny suits.
  • Cover of This Is Hot 97: Interview With The Morning Show Hosts
    In case y'all were wondering about VH1's new reality series "This Is Hot97", our very own Ashlee Ray recently caught up with the principal cast in New York City for an in-depth interview.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: March 29- April 4
    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 Iggy Azalea Responds To Funkmaster Flex Calling Her Record "Trash" On Air
    Iggy Azalea is a divisive artist. So divisive, that one radio host was compelled to express his distaste for her record, after playing it on air. That DJ was Funkmaster Flex.
  • Cover of Top 5 Country/Rap Collaborations From The Past Decade
    Over the past decade country singers have been wandering into the territories of hip-hop and rap music. Funny thing is, rappers don’t seem to mind, especially rappers like Nelly, Ludacris and T-Pain.
  • Cover of Deniro Farrar Reveals Cover Art And Tracklist For Upcoming "Rebirth" EP
    Good news, folks. XXL Freshmen Class nominee and Cult Rap leader Deniro Farrar has revealed the cover art and tracklist for his upcoming Rebirth EP.
  • Cover of Live Stream: HOT 97 Summer Jam Lineup Announcements [Update: Full Lineup Revealed]
    Hot 97 is announcing the line up for their annual Summer Jam festival as we speak. Watch below to see who will be hitting up the festival this year. We'll be live updating the list of performers as it happens, so make sure to check back for the full schedule.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: March 23-30
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 10 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
  • Cover of Mobb Deep Discuss The Creation Of Their New Album "The Infamous Mobb Deep"
    For those dwelling under rocks, veteran hip-hop duo Mobb Deep dropped their eightth studio album this morning, that being The Infamous Mobb Deep. It's their first collaborative project since 2006's Blood Money, their only G-Unit Records release.
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