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  • Cover of The Art Of Storytelling: The Best Stories Told In 2014
    There's a lot of bickering about lyrical content in today's rap game--well, that's always been the case. But old-headed purists argue, and will continue to argue, that today's lyricists lack the depth of their long gone favorite MCs. Of course, what you look for in a rapper depends on your personal taste.
  • Cover of Logic Announces "Under Pressure" World Tour
    Logic is capping off the biggest year of his career with the announcement of his first world tour. Named after his new album Under Pressure, the tour will run between January 27th and April 2nd of 2015, and take him across the country and to parts of Europe. 
  • Cover of Stream Thelonious Martin's "Wünderkid"
    While only 22, Thelonious Martin has worked with a great number of high profile artists, making a name for himself in the production game. Today, he releases his debut project, which is not dissimilar to a J. Dilla record (someone he's obviously taken inspiration from).
  • Cover of Fabolous Signs With Roc Nation
    It's been a big day for Fabolous, who announced a new Christmas project, entitled The Young OG Project, earlier this afternoon. Now, the NY veteran has announced that he's inked a management deal with Roc Nation, whose roster has been steadily growing all year long.
  • Cover of Fabolous Announces Release Date For "The Young OG Project," Plus Cover Art
    Fabolous announced this album a few months back, which had us all wondering, what happened to Loso's Way 2? Well, apparently we will still get Loso's Way 2, eventually, but first we'll be receiving The Young OG Project. 
  • Cover of Stream Trademark Da Skydiver's "Return Of The Super Villain"
    The super villain is a tried and true trope in hip-hop, with artists such as MF DOOM mining the psyches of the deranged and often ludicrous comic book arch-nemeses.
  • Cover of Stream Royce Da 5'9'' & DJ Premier's "PRhyme"
    NPR has slowly but surely become a go-to destination for some of the dopest hip-hop around.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Suffers Wardrobe Malfunction, Reps Attempt To Scrub It From Web
    When your parents can afford to have Iggy Azalea perform at you Bar Mitzvah, you and your friends are going to want to document the occasion.
  • Cover of Stream/Download James Fauntleroy's Free Album "The Warmest Winter Ever"
    James Fauntleroy has been working as a songwriter behind the scenes for some time, but in the last year or so we've really seen him come into the foreground of the music industry. Appearing on tracks like Drake's "Girls Love Beyonce", J.
  • Cover of Behind The Beat: Suicideyear
    James Prudhomme, who produces as Suicideyear, is only 18, though his virtuosity might suggest otherwise. He's a guy who isn’t afraid to let his youth (not inexperience) shine through. He lets his muddled teenage emotions pour into his work.
  • Cover of #TBT: RUN-DMC's Hottest Tracks
    In 1981, three Queens, New Yorkers got together to unknowingly change the course of music history. RUN-DMC is inarguably one of the greatest music groups of all time, and most definitely in the upper echelon of contributors to the hip-hop culture.
  • Cover of Run The Jewels Postpone Show After Their Bus Breaks Down & Merch Trailer Catches On Fire
    Run The Jewels were forced to reschedule a show planned for tonight, at Montreal's Club Soda, after their tour bus not only broke down, but their merch trailer caught fire. 
  • Cover of J. Cole Reveals "Truly Yours 4" & "Revenge Of The Dreams 2" Are In The Works
    J. Cole surprised fans with the announcement of his new album 2014 Forest Hills Drive, but it's looking like he may have another project or two up his sleeve.
  • Cover of Rae Sremmurd Reveal Single Art For Collabo With Nicki Minaj & Young Thug, "Throw Sum Mo," Plus "SremmLife" Release Date
    Rae Sremmurd have been teasing fans about SremmLife quite heavily the past few days on their social accounts, hinting that something could be arriving in the near future. Well, it looks like they've finally locked in a release date, and we'll also be getting a new single in the coming weeks.
  • Cover of Big Sean Donates 1000 Turkeys To A Detroit High School
    Thanksgiving is just around the corner and, while the holiday has slowly turned into an excuse for big spending, there are still a few people out there staying true to the holiday's charitable origins. Big Sean is one of those people.
  • Cover of Pusha T, Young Thug, YG Among 30 Rappers Recruited For "Rap Monument" Track
    Crew tracks are commonplace in rap today, but unless we're going back to The Game's legendary "One Blood" remix, they rarely feature more than 5 or 6 rappers.
  • Cover of The Cash Money Timeline
    The story of two brothers who came from nothing, from a city far off the hip-hop radar, and built an empire. But they didn’t do it alone.
  • Cover of 10 Underrated Songs From Classic Albums
    What qualifies an underrated song? What defines a classic album?  Who makes the rules? These are all important questions as we approach our good-natured discussion.
  • Cover of Heat In These Streets:  Atlanta's New School
    Heat In These Streets will give you the low-down on choice rappers putting on for a specific city and advancing the sound of hip-hop at the same time. For the first edition, we profile rappers making noise for Atlanta, a current hot-bed for auto-tuned, unique (sometimes weird), and creative rappers.
  • Cover of Contest: Win Tickets For Troy Ave Live In NYC With Funkmaster Flex
    Troy Ave will be headlining a show in his New York City, with assistance from Hot 97's veteran DJ Funkmaster Flex, on Thursday, November 20th. If you'll be in NYC on that date, and you haven't scooped up your tickets yet, we've got you covered.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: November 8 – November 14
    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 Twist Reportedly Wanted For Role In Home Invasion & Robbery
    Lil Twist may be in some serious trouble following reports that he and four other men invaded and robbed the home of Kyle Massey, targeting his brother (and Nickelodeon star) Chris Massey.
  • Cover of Lil Durk Reportedly Arrested On Another Gun Charge [Update: Durk Released On Bond]
    Lil Durk is back facing another gun charge violation. According to The Chicago Tribune, Durk, who vowed to stay outta trouble back in August, was arrested early Wednesday morning in a southwest suburb of Chicago.
  • Cover of What's New In Battle Rap (November 14)
    Battle rap is quickly growing as a culture. What was almost completely relegated to street corners and Youtube a few years ago has garnered national recognition, more tv programming, Pay-Per-View events, and other attention of the mainstream media.
  • Cover of YG Announces Short Film & Soundtrack "Blame It On The Streets"
    YG is prepping a big follow-up to his debut album My Krazy Life, with, not only a new catalogue of tunes, but a short film to go along with it. The West Coast gangsta rapper announced today that he'll be dropping his first film and accompanying soundtrack, titled Blame It On The Streets.
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