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  • Cover of B.o.B Announces "No Genre" Tour With Kevin Gates
    B.o.B recently dropped off the sequel to his highly acclaimed mixtape No Genre, and now he's announced an accompanying tour. Joined by recent "Lambo" collaborator Kevin Gates, the "No Genre" tour kicks off on October 21st in Pensacola, Florida. View all the dates below.
  • Cover of Nelly And T.I. Speak On Ferguson Situation, Start Scholarship In Michael Brown's Name
    The city of Ferguson, Missouri has been in the news all week due to events stemming from the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a police officer. With St.
  • Cover of Ticket Giveaway: See Chevy Woods & Kevin Gates Live For "By Any Means" Tour
    As we announced back in May, Taylor Gang x Bread Winners Association are teaming up for a joint tour with Chevy Woods and Kevin Gates, named after the latter's mixtape, By Any Means. We're excited to be able to giveaway tickets for the tour, which officially kicks off tomorrow, July 15th, in Houston, Texas and run
  • Cover of Review: B.o.B.'s "No Genre 2"
    B.o.B. is one of those artist that currently stands in a grey area: he's attained mainstream success thanks to catchy tunes, but he's also a seasoned rapper, and finds himself balancing between full-out pop music and more hardened hip-hop. So who are his main fans, the picky hip-hop heads or the avid radio listeners?
  • Cover of Kevin Gates Comments On Game's XXL Freshmen Diss
    As always, this year's XXL Freshmen class was quite a talking point. While much was said about the cover, both positive and negative, one of the most blatant critiques of the class came from Comton rapper Game.
  • Cover of XXL Freshmen Tour: NYC (Gallery)
    Monday night at the Best Buy theater in NYC, 9 of the 12 XXL Freshmen took the stage for a very special performance.
  • Cover of Game Wins $20,000 From Kevin Durant For Hitting A 3-Pointer
    It's well-known that Game can throw down on the court, with the rapper being granted a Basketball scholarship at Washington State University. Apparently, NBA star Kevin Durant still wasn't convinced, as he agreed to front Game 20k if he made an "all-net" NBA-range three-pointer.
  • Cover of Rihanna Wins "Most Desirable Woman" At Guys Choice Awards
    We're not exactly sure why there's an award show dedicated entirely to dudes, but "The Guys Choice" awards is something that exists, and took place Saturday night in California.
  • Cover of Chevy Woods & Kevin Gates Announce "By Any Means" Tour
    This summer’s long list of concerts just got a little longer. On Wednesday evening, Taylor Gang’s Chevy Woods announced that he and new XXL Freshmen Kevin Gates will be hitting the road together for the “By Any Means” Tour.
  • Cover of Quick5: Logic Talks XXL Freshmen, The NBA Playoffs, Mac Miller's "Faces" Mixtape
    For those just tuning in, "Quick5" is our new lightning-quick interview series, during which we'll be asking artists whatever five (quick) questions happen to be on our minds, each exchange clocking in at under two minutes.
  • Cover of Quick5: Lil Bibby Talks XXL Freshmen & Upcoming Collaborations
    We're cutting right to the chase in our new interview series, Quick5. The concept is simple-- we'll be asking some of your favorite artists 5 quick questions that are on our minds, and get a full update in about a minute's time.
  • Cover of Kevin Gates Talks On Prison Life, Tattoos & The Time He Got A Brick With Elvis' Face On It
    Kevin Gates recently dropped off By Any Means, a free album that was also available on iTunes and managed to debut at #17 on the Billboard 200. Gates is very open in his lyrics, and so if you are a fan you probably know quite a bit about his personal life just from listening to his music.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: March 30
    After Charts Don't Lie took a hiatus last week, we are back again this week just in time to highlight three important debuts on the Billboard 200. YG's My Krazy Life, Kevin Gates' By Any Means and Freddie Gibbs & Madlib's Pinata.
  • Cover of Review: Kevin Gates' "By Any Means"
    March has been a damn good month for Baton Rouge hip-hop, and for fans of the genre as a whole. The release of Kevin Gates' highly anticipated mixtape By Any Means comes just weeks after southern icon and fellow Louisiana native Boosie was released from prison.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: March 8- March 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 Valentine's Day: DOs & DON'Ts
    Guys can sometimes be a little clueless when it comes to romantic events like Valentine's day, so we've decided to give you a quick guide of DOs and DON'Ts guide to keep you out of trouble this V-Day.
  • Cover of T.I. Has Role In New Movie With Kevin Hart & Will Ferrell
    T.I. continues to keep rap as his main focus, but he's stepping up his acting game simultaneously.
  • Cover of Ice Cube's "Ride Along" Movie With Kevin Hart Breaks Box Office Record
    Apart from working on a new album and an N.W.A. film, Ice Cube starred in a new comedy with Kevin Hart, "Ride Along." The movie hit theatres this past weekend, and despite being a holiday weekend the film did big numbers.
  • Cover of LeBron To Star In Basketball Movie With Kevin Hart As Brothers
    LeBron James continues his quest for not only NBA dominance, but global dominance, as he's signed on Kevin Hart to co-star alongside him in a feature film called "Ballers."
  • Cover of Kevin Gates Reportedly Arrested For Probation Violation
    According to sources close to XXL, Kevin Gates was arrested for a probation violation in Louisiana last night. reports indicate that the arrest was made after Gates attempted to travel without proper permissions.
  • Cover of Kevin Durant Played Pickup Ball At A YMCA Last Week
  • Cover of Stream Starlito's "Fried Turkey" In Its Entirety
    Starlito just released the very underrated Step Brothers 2 project with his pal Don Trip last month, but he's already back with a new full length. Fried Turkey finds the Nashville rapper taking on beats by Ryan Hemsworth, DJ BurnOne, Lil Keis and more.
  • Cover of Rockets Fans Wore Harden & Howard Jerseys Courtside To Troll OKC, Had To Take Them Off
    The topic of James Harden is a sore one in Oklahoma City after they traded him away last season only to see him develop into arguably the best two guard in the NBA.
  • Cover of Kevin Durant Shows Off His Exclusive "Oregon Ducks" Air Jordan 5
    Despite claiming he is not a sneakerhead, and despite his allegiance to the University of Texas, Kevin Durant took to instagram to display a very exclusive pair of the Air Jordan 5 "Oregon Ducks." The sneakers, which first surfaced over a week ago, have gotten a lot of attention, as do most Oregon Duck Jordan PE's.
  • Cover of Durant Rocks N7 KD VIs: NBA Sneaker Gameday Recap
    Kevin Durant took the floor in the Nike N7 KD6 last night, which is scheduled to drop this weekend. Durant went for 23 and 10 assists in a win over the Mavericks.
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