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  • Cover of ASAP Rocky Comments On Security Scuffle AT VMAs
    Last week, some footage surfaced of ASAP Rocky getting up in the grill of a security guard at the VMAs. The exchange looked pretty heated, but the context of what was going on wasn't entirely clear.
  • Cover of Episode 5 of Our Exclusive "Under The Influence" BTS With Wiz Khalifa, A$AP Rocky, Berner & More (Finale)
    With the Under The Influence tour over, revisit HNHH and Taylor Gang's final vlog episode of life on the road with Wiz Khalifa and A$AP Rocky. In episode 5 of our look behind-the-scenes on the tour, we see a visual recap of the final performances as well as the crew partying on the road.
  • Cover of Top Dawg Entertainment's CEO Speaks Out On Label, Signing Kendrick Lamar & More
    Top Dawg seems to be the independent label that's next up, with four rising rappers who all have their own niche in the rap market.
  • Cover of Contest: Win Tickets to Rock The Bells 2013
    HotNewHipHop is giving away tickets for Rock The Bells 2013 (Los Angeles and San Francisco). Enter our contest to see Kendrick Lamar, J.Cole, Juicy J, Kid Cudi take the stage at the 10th year anniversary!  CONTEST RULES:
  • Cover of A3C Festival Announces ScHoolboy Q, Bun B, A$AP Ferg Among Performers This Year
    The Atlanta hip-hop festival A3C now spans five days for their ninth annual event. This year the festival takes place on October 2nd til the 6th.
  • Cover of A$AP Rocky Says Kendrick Lamar Is "Smoking Crack" If He Thinks He's "King Of New York"
    We've certainly heard our share of responses and reactions to Kendrick Lamar's "Control" verse at this point, but it's largely been from artists who weren't actually mentioned in the bars. A$AP Rocky was among the rappers called upon by name, and in an interview with Funk Flex, he broke his silence on the verse.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Explains Black Hippy's Unique Approach
    Kendrick Lamar has made a lot of noise on his own in the last year or so, particularly in the last week. The rapper is in the business for more than just himself however, as he's always had his Black Hippy crew in tow.
  • Cover of Episode 4 Of Our Exclusive "Under The Influence" BTS With Berner, A$AP Rocky, Wiz Khalifa, Chevy Woods & More
    With the Under The Influence tour now officially over we're also nearing the end of our vlogs on the road with Wiz Khalifa and A$AP Rocky. In episode 4 of our look behind-the-scenes on the tour, Taylor Gang hit New York before taking it North of the border to Canada.
  • Cover of Stream A$AP Ferg's "Trap Lord" In Its Entirety
    A$AP Ferg has been teasing Trap Lord for a while now. It's gone from a mixtape to his debut album, and even sparked a feud with fellow divine being of the trap Gucci Mane.
  • Cover of WEED TALK With Smoke DZA: Blunts Vs. Papers, Favorite Strain, Being The "KushedGod" & More
  • Cover of DMX To Appear Alongside Chris Rock In Upcoming Film
    Despite recent legal and financial troubles, DMX is returning to acting. He'll be making a cameo appearance in an upcoming film starring Chris Rock, and is also working on a crime film called "Blame It On The Hustle".
  • Cover of Rock The Bells 2013 Lineup Announced [Update: Joey Bada$$, A$AP Mob, Logic & More Added To Lineup]
  • Cover of Exclusive "Under The Influence" BTS With Berner, Wiz Khalifa, A$AP Rocky, Trinidad James And More
    Want a glimpse of what it's like to experience the "Under The Influence Of Music" Tour up close? Watch Episode 1 of HNHH and Taylor Gang's behind-the-scenes look at life on the road.
  • Cover of Kid Yells To Shaq "Don't Ever Disrespect Houston Again"
    Never need much of a reason to insult Dwight Howard, Shaq put him on blast after he left the Los Angeles Lakers to join the Houston Rockets, saying “not a whole lot of people can handle being under the bright lights,” and adding, “I think it was a safe move for him to go to a little town like Houston.”The peopl
  • Cover of Photos: A$AP Rocky's Terry Richardson Shoot
    Terry Richardson has developed an iconic style of photography, shooting with some of the biggets names in the industry including Kanye West, Rick Ross, Waka Flocka Flame, Odd Future, and Rihanna (check out her shoot here). A$AP has joined that list of names, stopping by Richardson's NYC studio this week.
  • Cover of Kobe Bryant's Response To Dwight Howard Leaving Lakers
    Shortly after it was officially announced that Dwight Howard would be leaving the Lakers to join the Rockets, Kobe Bryant took to Instagram to respond to the news.
  • Cover of Dwight Howard Chooses To Sign With Houston Rockets
    Reports indicate that Dwight Howard will sign with the Houston Rockets. Howard met with the Lakers, Mavs, Hawks, Rockets, and Warriors but appeared to have narrowed his choices down to the Rockets, Warriors, and Lakers after officially eliminating the Mavericks.
  • Cover of Video Surfaces Of A$AP Rocky Possibly Slapping A Female Fan
    A$AP Rocky was arrested on an assault charge last year, but has recently been keeping himself out of trouble. A new video that has surfaced however, is sparking controversy once again.
  • Cover of Pre-Fame Tweets Of Rappers Dissing One Another Surface
    Twitter user @SargeWP had the brilliant idea of going back in rappers' timelines to find incriminating tweets from their days before fame. Let's just say it's even worse than you could have imagined.
  • Cover of A$AP Rocky Reveals Title Of Free Instrumental LP & Describes Its Sound
    In a recent interview with Nessa from The Bay's Wild 94.9, A$AP Rocky revealed a keen interest in the production game, as well as a new instrumental project he'd been working on. He's since announced the title in a new MTV interview, that being Beauty & The Beast: Slowed Down Sessions (Chapter One),
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: June 7-13
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions. 
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: June 4-10
    With the hectic-ness that was HOT 97's Summer Jam UA was missing from the site last week. Nonetheless, today we return in full force looking back at tracks that were posted within the past fourteen days instead of seven, because as usual, more than a few dope cuts have gone overlooked.
  • Cover of A$AP Rocky Cuts Concert Short After His Supreme Cap Is Stolen
    A$AP Rocky has had apparel stolen from his during shows in the past, however, it usually doesn't result in the end of his show entirely. Last summer while Rocky was performing overseas, a $15,000 watch was stolen from the A$AP Mob leader, however a fan later returned it to him after causing quite the commotion.
  • Cover of A$AP Ferg Reveals "Trap Lord" Release Date & Alludes To Sexual Relations With Teyana Taylor
    As reported by AllHipHop, A$AP Ferg revealed some new information while performing at Summer Jam XX yesterday. First of all, he and Hot 97 personality Peter Rosenberg announced the release date for his upcoming Trap Lord project, that being August 20th. 
  • Cover of Wiz Khalifa Says A$AP Rocky Will Bring "Super Stardom" To "Under The Influence" Tour
    Wiz Khalifa is getting ready to head out his second "Under The Influence" tour, and he's confident that this year's event will top the very successful first installment with Mac Miller.
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