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  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Reveals Sexy Single Art For "Anaconda" [Update: Unaltered Artwork Surfaces]
    Nicki Minaj dropped off some new single artwork for a song called "Anaconda" that is sure to make waves on the internet for the art alone. The YMCMB first lady bares her backside on the art, wearing nothing but a pink thong, a pink bra and blue kicks.
  • Cover of Ty Dolla $ign Reveals Upcoming Collaborations With T.I. And Brandy
    After releasing his phenomenal Beach House EP in January, Ty Dolla $ign has been enjoying a very successful 2014, thanks in part to charting singles "Paranoid" and "Or Nah." Back in February, he announced plans for a debut album, which he then said would feature YG and Kendrick Lamar, and now he's given us sl
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: May 24- May 30
    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 Nicki Minaj Talks Marrying Drake, Getting "Fondled" By Rihanna
    Nicki Minaj is set to have a huge year. She's already won back her rap audience with a string of furious-spitting tracks like "Lookin Ass" and "Boss Ass Bitch", and a few weeks back launched her Dr. Luke ballad "Pills N Potions", which has been taking over radio waves since.
  • Cover of Single Art Revealed For First Release From Nicki Minaj's "The Pinkprint"
    Nicki Minaj is gearing up to take things in a different direction for her upcoming studio album The Pinkprint, this, according to the Young Money rapper herself.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Explains The Etymology Of "Yasss Bish"
    Nicki Minaj teamed up with Soulja Boy a couple weeks back for the relentless banger, "Yasss Bish!!", and since then it's been extremely difficult not to reply to every yes or no question with the song's title.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: May 10- May 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 Tyler The Creator Says Iggy Azalea "Stinks" On 106 & Park [Update: Iggy Responds On Twitter]
    Tyler The Creator has never been afraid to speak his mind. During Thursday’s episode of BET’s 106 & Park, Tyler sparked up some more controversy for his life when he said some choice words about Australian pop star/rapper Iggy Azalea
  • Cover of Bizzy Crook Talks His Musical Origins, Eminem's Influence And Overcoming Depression
    Miami, Florida emcee Bizzy Crook is currently accompanying Kid Ink and King Los on the "My Own Lane Tour," and our very own Damon Campbell recently caught up with him for an exclusive interview at The Intersection in Grand Rapids, Michigan, during which they discussed his origins, Eminem's influence, his batt
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: April 26- May 2
    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 Nicki Minaj Dropping New Single From "The Pink Print"  In Two Weeks
    We got quite an offering from the Young Money camp last night, with both Lil Wayne's Drake-assisted Carter V single, and Nicki Minaj's new freebie, "Yasss Bish!!", and we're just opening the floodgates now.
  • Cover of Kid Ink Talks "My Own Lane" Tour & His 5-Year Plan
    Kid Ink is bigger than ever, and he's definitely seeing the effects of his growing popularity on his "My Own Lane" tour, which he's currently in the middle of. 
  • Cover of Kid Ink Announces European Tour Dates
    Kid Ink is in the middle of his highly successful "My Own Lane" tour, and it appears it won't be ending anytime soon. The rapper has just announced a new leg of the tour, which will take him through Europe through the late summer to early fall. 
  • Cover of BTS Photos For Kid Ink's "Main Chick" Video Shoot
    Kid Ink's "Main Chick" single continues to hit radio airwaves just about everywhere, and while that's happening the rapper has been busy working on a music video for the cut.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Says She's Going Back To Her Hip-Hop Roots
    Nicki Minaj has been busy promoting the new film "The Other Woman", in which she has a role alongside Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton and Leslie Mann. Nicki Minaj attended the movie premiere last night in California (the film hits theatres on April 25th), and she's also been doing interviews for the flick.
  • Cover of YG Reveals He's Starting A Label With DJ Mustard & Ty Dolla $ign
    YG has seen plenty of success with his debut album My Krazy Life, and some of this success is due to the catchy, new West Coast sound provided by YG's partner in crime, DJ Mustard.
  • Cover of Win Kid Ink Tickets [Irving Plaza, NYC]
    Kid Ink continues his "My Own Lane" tour, and HotNewHipHop is giving you the chance to catch him live in concert!We've got tickets to Ink's show at New York's Irving Plaza on April 20th. If you're in the area, and would like to attend the show, simply follow the rules below, and you could be seeing Kid Ink, King L
  • 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 Win Kid Ink Tickets, Follow HotNewHipHop On Instagram! [Update: Winner Announced]
    Kid Ink is kicking off his "My Own Lane" tour next week, and HotNewHipHop is giving you the chance to catch him live in concert!We've got tickets to Ink's show at Seattle's Neptune Theatre on April 2nd. If you're in the area, and would like to attend the show, simply follow the rules below, and you could be seeing
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Grants Wish For 5-Year Old Cancer Patient
    Damiyah Telemaque-Nelson, who was diagnosed with cancer in October 2013, had one wish-- to meet Nicki Minaj, and score one of her iconic pink wigs. The story got the attention of Washington Wizards point guard, John Wall, who used his Instagram account to alert Nicki of Damiyah's wish.
  • Cover of Birdman Says Nicki Minaj's "The Pink Print" Will Have "A Little Bit Of Everything, But More Rap"
    Nicki Minaj has always done what she wanted. Despite criticism from rap-heads accusing her of "going pop" with "Starships", Minaj split her time evenly between hard-spitting bangers and well-executed EDM on her sophomore album Roman Reloaded, just about drawing a solid line through the centre of the album.
  • Cover of Kid Ink's "Show Me" Certified Platinum, New Tour Dates Added
    It didn't take long to realize that Kid Ink's "Show Me" was a hit. The track, which features an assist from Chris Brown, a Robin S.-sampling, Mustard-helmed beat, as well as some writing credits from Jeremih and TeeFLii has pretty much everything going for it.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: March 13
    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 10 Chicago Players From The Underground
    In December we cooked up 10 Detroit Players From The Underground. The feature was meant to give you a close look at rappers hailing from the D, who may not be on your radar/the mainstream radar.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Speaks On Young Thug's "Rawness" & "Creating A Classic Album"
    Nicki Minaj has been dropping plenty of new music in the last few weeks. First we got "Boss Ass Bitch", then her "Danny Glover" freestyle, and finally "Lookin' Ass Nigga" which also came complete with a Nabil-directed visual.
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