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  • Cover of Hit-Boy Says SZA Wrote A Part For Nicki Minaj & Beyoncé's "Feeling Myself"
    "Feeling Myself," a Hit-Boy-produced gem from Nicki Minaj's new album, features two of the most powerful women in the game flexing even harder than they did on the "Flawless" remix earlier this year. Apparently, another one of hip-hop's most talented females had a hand in the song's creation.
  • Cover of Sales Projections For Nicki Minaj's "The Pinkprint"
    Nicki Minaj's third album, The Pinkprint, dropped this week and even though it's only been out for a little over a day, sales projection numbers are rather optimistic.
  • Cover of Listen To Nicki Minaj's New Album "The Pinkprint"
    Nicki Minaj dropped off her new album The Pinkprint, which has quickly reached #1 in 14 countries, according to Nicki's Instagram. The album features her labelmates Drake and Lil Wayne, as well as Chris Brown, Meek Mill, Ariana Grande, Beyonce, Skylar Grey and more. You can peep the full tracklist here.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Addresses YMCMB Rumors, Jay Z Influence
    Nicki Minaj's Pinkprint press run continues with a brand new interview with DJ Whoo Kid. In addition to addressing rumors of a rift within YMCMB sparked by Wayne's vocal proclamation that Birdman and CM are holding him hostage, Nicki also detailed her process in the creation of her new album, and much more.
  • Cover of Kid Ink Announces New Album "Full Speed" With Cover Art & Release Date
    Now that Kid Ink's new single featuring Tinashe and Usher, "Body Language," is officially off the ground and taking over the airwaves, the rapper is ready to announce a release date, title and cover art for his upcoming sophomore effort.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Announces "The Pinkprint" European Tour With Trey Songz
    After tackling Saturday Night Live this past weekend (and giving SNL their second-highest rating of the season), Nicki Minaj will be taking her upcoming album The Pinkprint to Europe for a set of tour dates overseas, alongside special guest Trey Songz. Undoubtedly she'll also be touring North America at some point, bu
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Reveals Tracklist For "The Pinkprint" [Update: Bonus Track With Drake & Wayne Revealed]
    Nicki Minaj's album The Pinkprint became available for pre-order today, and with that, we've received the tracklist as well as the standard edition cover art.
  • Cover of Rick Ross Is "Disappointed" That Timbaland Leaked Tink's Version Of "Movin Bass"
    Timbaland caused a stir last week when he leaked out what he called the "original version" of the Rick Ross and Jay Z track he had recently produced, "Movin Bass." Apparently, Rick Ross wasn't happy about the way he handled the situation.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: Nov. 17-23
    TOP TRACKS BACK, TOP TRACKS BACK. After a brief hiatus, our weekly rundown of notable and popular releases has returned. 
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Covers Complex, Talks "The Pinkprint"
    After unveiling their creative Wale and Jerry Seinfeld magazine cover yesterday and it's accompanying interview, Complex follows up today with another big star on the cover, Nicki Minaj. This is Nicki Minaj's second cover in recent times, she was also on Billboard recently.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Covers Billboard Magazine, Says "The Pinkprint" Will Be "Important To Hip-Hop"
    Nicki Minaj has been racking in the magazine covers as of late. Shortly after the December issue of V magazine was revealed, with the Queen of the Barbz on the front, we receive another December issue featuring Minaj from Billboard magazine.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj's "The Pinkprint" Pushed To December [Update: Album Cover Revealed]
    Weezy’s Carter V may not be the only YMCMB album that’s getting pushed back. According to a press release via Billboard, Nicki Minaj’s album, The Pinkprint, is now looking at another set back.
  • Cover of Tink Reportedly Signs With Timbaland's Mosley Music Group
    We've known for months that Timbaland's been working closely with Chicago MC Tink, as they were seen together in the studio earlier this year, and then more recently, he shared a preview of  song he's working on with her and Andre 3000.
  • Cover of On The Come Up: GoldLink
    HotNewHipHop's On The Come Up series profiles rising stars in the rap game that show strong promise and the will to succeed. Most of the time, they're new to the site but deserve some shine.
  • Cover of Safaree "SB" Samuels Gets His Nicki Minaj Tattoos Covered Up
    While it's never been confirmed by either party, anyone who has been following the career of Nicki Minaj assumes that her and Safaree "SB" Samuels are an item. One of the many clues that the two are committed is the fact that SB has three very prominent tattoos of Nicki on his body -- at least he did.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: October 11- October 17
    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 BTS Photos: Kid Ink, Usher & Tinashe's "Body Language" Video
    Just over a month ago, Kid Ink dropped off the Usher and Tinashe-assisted "Body Language," the first single from his upcoming follow-up to My Own Lane, and now it looks as though a video's on its way.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: September 27- October 3
    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 Shoots For Men's Fashion Mag L'Uomo Vogue
    Nicki Minaj is having one of the biggest years of her career, and she hasn't even dropped her album yet. Upon release of the video, ass anthem "Anaconda" became Nicki's highest charting song to date, on top of setting a VEVO record for most views within 24 hours.
  • Cover of Ticket Giveaway: Downtown Fest With Iamsu! & Tink In NYC
    Downtown Festival is about to takeover New York City, with the impending festival kicking off on October 2nd and running until October 4th. While the NYC edition of Downtown Fest is not entirely dedicated to hip-hop, they've recruited two buzzing hip-hop artists this year for two different shows.
  • Cover of Mike Shinoda Talks Possible Fort Minor Follow-Up, First Hearing Eminem
    If you slept on Mike Shinoda's Fort Minor side-project, you missed out on one of the dopest hip-hop albums of the 2000s. If you didn't, then you know why the possibility of a The Rising Tied follow-up is as exciting as it is.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Reveals "The Pinkprint" Release Date [Update: New Release Date Revealed]
    The release of Nicki Minaj's new album has been up in the air for a while. At one point it was even rumored that it was coming prior to Lil Wayne's Carter V, but after "Pills N Potions" was greeted with a lukewarm reception in sales, it seemed a release date was just out of reach for the Young Money rapper.
  • Cover of Kid Ink Announces New Single "Body Language"
    Although Kid Ink just released a tape with his BatGang crew last week, he's already prepared to start promoting his upcoming sophomore album with its first single. "Body Language," the Cashmere Cat and Stargate-produced leadoff single from Ink's yet-to-be-titled 2015 album, arrives on September 9th. 
  • Cover of Ty Dolla $ign Announces "In Too Deep" Tour
    Yesterday, Ty Dolla $ign put out his star-studded follow-up to the great Beach House EP, the $ign Language mixtape. Wasting no time, the L.A.
  • Cover of Kid Ink Sued After His Dog Attacks Pizza Delivery Man
    According to TMZ, Kid Ink's legal problems may have just taken a turn for the worse. According the gossip reports, Ink is now being sued by a pizza delivery man named Garnik Nazarian after the man was attacked by Ink's dog at the rapper's Granada Hills home.
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