With the arrival of GTA V less than a month away, the extensive official soundtrack has been revealed via a PS3 pre-load. Although it spans most genres, it's hip-hop heavy, featuring new music and classics alike.
During the 2013 MTV Video Awards, A$AP Rocky was on stage with Jason Collins – who famously came out to the media this summer – and introduced Macklemore’s “Same Love” which deals with the subject matter of equality and having an open mind towards people of varying sexuality. Inadvertently, the rapper gave C
Rock The Bells hit Los Angeles over the weekend to kick off the festival, and HotNewHipHop was in attendance.
The L.A. line-up included Kid Cudi, A$AP Rocky and his Mob, J. Cole, the Black Hippy crew and many, many more.
While in Philadelphia performing at Budweiser's Jay Z-curated "Made In America" festival this weekend, A$AP Rocky was asked about his reaction to Kendrick Lamar's infamous verse on Big Sean's Hall Of Fame B-side "Control".
Saturday was the first day of Budweiser's 2013 "Made In America" festival, held at Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Noteworthy acts included A$AP Rocky, Solange, Public Enemy, 2 Chainz, and Beyonce, who headlined last night.
The hip hop culture has a very heavy impact on the fashion culture in today's world and one huge market where the two collide is sneakers. Rappers are getting huge sneaker deals and collaboration opportunities from major sneaker brands.
There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific bars are often overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions.
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$AP Rocky. In episode 5 of our look behind-the-scenes on the tour, we see a visual recap of the final performances as well as the crew partying on the road.
We've certainly heard our share of responses and reactions to Kendrick Lamar's "Control" verse at this point, but it's largely been from artists who weren't actually mentioned in the bars. A$AP Rocky was among the rappers called upon by name, and in an interview with Funk Flex, he broke his silence on the verse.
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.