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  • Cover of Track Breakdown: Talking To QuESt & 6ix On "Lost Niggas"
    Our Track Breakdown series has been on a hiatus recently but we're bringing it back this afternoon for Visionary Music Group's newest signee QuESt and their in-house producer 6ix.
  • Cover of Photos: Nicki Minaj's "Secret" Shoot With Alexander McQueen
    Have you had enough of Nicki Minaj? Well, in case you've yet to have your fill of the Barbz leader, she's showed off some flicks from a photo shoot she did with high-end fashion designer Alexander McQueen. The reason behind the shoot is unknown, it could just be because it's Nicki.
  • Cover of On The Come Up: QuESt
    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 Questlove Defends Iggy Azalea's "Fancy," Says Hip-Hop Has "Spread Its Wings"
    Questlove is a man who knows hip-hop music (he even published a book on the subject), so when the legendary Roots drummer speaks, his opinions tend to be held in the highest regard--even when they're not the most popular.
  • Cover of Review: The-Dream's "Royalty: The Prequel" EP
    The North Carolina-born and Georgia raised singer-songwriter and producer set out to pay homage to hip hop and his Southern roots on the follow up to his 2013 album, IV Play.
  • Cover of Stream The-Dream's "Royalty: The Prequel" EP
    What did you do over the past three days? We can almost guarantee that whatever you did, it isn't as crazy as The-Dream's recent spurt of activity.
  • Cover of Fabolous Involved In Car Accident This Morning In New York
    Fabolous had a bad start to his day this morning, revealing on Instagram that he was involved in car accident in Queens, New York. The rapper luckily walked away unharmed, something which he stated he was grateful for, although he was obviously shook up.
  • Cover of Questlove And Diplo Collaborate On New VH1 Series "Soundclash"
    Complex reports that The Roots drummer and hip-hop icon Questlove is all set to executive produce a new VH1 music-based series titled "Soundclash" for the network's Fall programming schedule. The show is intended to showcase three artists from different sounds and genres of music performing on one stage.
  • Cover of 10 Dope Beats That Use The Piano
    Hip hop beats are beautiful, no doubt. But the most superb ones are done by going back to the basics by using an age-old instrument integral to the evolution of not just Hip Hop, but of all music in general: the piano.
  • Cover of Joe Budden & Consequence Squash Beef
     Remember last year, when Consequence took a cheap shot at the back of Joe Budden's head on VH1's Love & Hip-Hop reunion? Well, not much has been heard about that incident since, and that's because it may not have been that serious after all.
  • Cover of The Hip-Hop Kingdom: Can A Queen Take The Throne?
    As 2013 came to an end, countless voices in music and specifically in the realm of Hip Hop projected that 2014 would be the year of the female MC breakthrough.
  • Cover of Nas Leaked "Illmatic" Prior To Its Release
     Yesterday, REVOLT TV played host to Nas for a discussion surrounding the 20th anniversary of his classic debut, Illmatic. Among other things, Nas revealed that he himself had contributed to the infamous leak of the album before its release date:
  • Cover of Logic Announces "While You Wait" Tour Dates With Castro & QuESt
    Logic just unleashed a big banger, titled "Now", thanks in part to production from 6ix, Arthur McArthur and Swiff D and in part to Logic's fast-paced delivery. The new record came with the announcement of a new Visionary Music Group tour titled "While You Wait."
  • Cover of Stream Que's "Who Is Que" EP
    Que's "OG Bobby Johnson" took off quickly and unexpectedly. Then again, it was probably in heavy rotation within Atlanta before graduating to nationwide hit status.
  • Cover of Questlove To Appear On "Law & Order: SVU" ... As A Corpse
    You read it right, folks - Questlove, The Roots' resident percussionist, historian and DJ, will play the role of a murder victim on an upcoming episode of police procedural drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, which stars veteran emcee Ice-T.
  • Cover of Questlove Blasts Rolling Stone For Removing Drake From The Cover
    Some have sided with Drake when he complained about Rolling Stone replacing him on the cover for Philip Seymour Hoffman, in the wake of his passing.
  • Cover of Nas Speaks About The Possibility Of "Illmatic 2"
    The thought of a sequel to Illmatic would make many a Hip-Hop aficionado shudder, equal in both excitement and nervousness. For good reason, too. Nas' Illmatic is considered one of the greatest Hip-Hop albums of all time by many and some would even consider it sacred.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: January 18- January 24
    This past week we did receive quite a few massive hip-hop records, including a new banger from the Young Money crew, a massive remix of YG's "My Nigga," and a stand-out ScHoolboy Q record "Break The Bank," among other Very Hotttt releases.
  • Cover of Kanye West Covers Interview Magazine, Discusses His Vision w/ Steve McQueen
    Kanye West appears on the cover of the latest issue of Interview Magazine, which includes an exclusive interview between 'Ye and director Steve McQueen (12 Years A Slave, Shame). Throughout their conversation, they discussed Yeezus, racism, the GRAMMYs, the "Bound 2" video and much more. 
  • Cover of Queen Latifah Says That OutKast Are Working On New LP [Queen Latifah Denies It]
    We were waiting on some information like this. Although it's not very official, and it's not from the mouths of Big Boi and Andre 3000 themselves, Queen Latifah suggests that OutKast are working on a new album in a recent interview with Horward Stern.
  • Cover of Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill & Q-Tip Team Up For Hip-Hop TV Show
    It appears as though Leonardo DiCaprio will be teaming up with Jonah Hill once more, following their work together in "Wolf Of Wall Street" with Martin Scorsese. This time though, they'll be partnering with A Tribe Called Quest's Q-Tip.
  • Cover of Review: Beyonce's "Beyonce"
    Beyonce beat the system with the unexpected drop of her fifth, self-titled album, which shocked the internet, the media and music fans alike. Although B's team had recently told us to expect an album soon, (Ne-Yo almost ruined the surprise as well), no one suspected it would happen this soon.
  • Cover of Chief Keef Will Feed & "Clean Up After" Horses For His Community Service [Update: Keef Talks To TMZ]
    ...and Chief Keef thought rehab was horseshit. The Chicago rapper was hit with 60 hours of community service following his arrest for speeding earlier this year, and he's finally got his placement-- at an equestrian center.
  • Cover of Rihanna Has Photo Shoot At Abu Dhabi Mosque, Gets Kicked Out
    Rihanna has been travelling the world while on her Diamonds World Tour, and she's been documenting all her adventures on her Instagram account. Recently that included posing with a slow loris in Thailand, as well as with safari animals in South Africa, and a photo shoot in Abu Dhabi.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Says Queen Latifah "Paved The Way" For Her
    Despite not releasing an album this year, Nicki Minaj is at the top of her game. She's turned in some pretty hard features, and most notably, placed within the top 5 hip hop earners of the year.
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