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  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Nov. 14-20)
    Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter. Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans.
  • Cover of Bun B & A$AP Rocky Discuss Trinidad Jame$' Claim That The South Runs New York
    As we've reported, Trinidad Jame$ is feeling a bit of heat for a comment he made at a recent gig in Brooklyn: "Us in the South, we run y'all musically."  Bun B, who hails from Houston, and A$AP Rocky, a Harlemite, have shared their thoughts on the comment in a new interview with MTV.
  • Cover of Meek Mill, Wale & A$AP Ferg Explain The Importance Of Mixtapes
    In today's rap climate, even the big dogs drop mixtapes. Releasing free material is becoming a reality of the game, with many artists choosing to promote albums by releasing free projects first, and others, such as Nipsey Hussle and Chance The Rapper, who are taking an independent, mixtape-based route.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Describes Kanye West As A Prophet & Feels A$AP Rocky Sneak Dissed Him
    In a new interview with FUSE, Childish Gambino (aka Donald Glover) spoke on his new album Because The Internet, his writing process, his perception of Kanye West and A$AP Rocky and more. 
  • Cover of ASAP Rocky Charged After Allegedly Slapping Female Fan [Update: Rocky Avoids Charges]
    Earlier this summer, some footage surfaced which seemingly depicted ASAP Rocky slapping a female fan at a show in Australia. Today, an assault charge was filed against Rocky - for an unrelated, but very similar incident.
  • Cover of Show Your Grill, Ho: 25 Photos Of Rappers Wearing Grillz
    Grills have been a part of hip hop culture for some time. From Flava Flav to A$AP Rocky, and of course Nelly and Paul Wall's famous ode, we're not likely to see this trend dying anytime soon. 
  • Cover of Raptor Rudy Gay Says Drake Is A "Sapper" Not A Rapper
    The Toronto Raptors are undergoing a culture overhaul with their franchise.  They brought in a new GM, Masai Ujiri, whose first order of business was trading Andrea Bargnani, who was an albatross of sorts of the Bryan Colangelo helmed era.
  • Cover of Grand Theft Auto V Soundtrack Revealed [Update: Official Soundtrack Now Available For Purchase]
    With the arrival of GTA V less than a month away, the extensive official soundtrack has been revealed via a PS3 pre-load. Although it spans most genres, it's hip-hop heavy, featuring new music and classics alike.
  • Cover of A$AP Ferg Headlining "Turnt x Burnt" Tour With A$AP Mob, Joey Fatts
    A$AP Ferg is ready for a headlining tour, although he'll still be joined by the A$AP Mob. The Harlem rapper is taking Trap Lord on the road, along with the Mob, Joey Fatts, Aston Matthews, Overdoz, and 100s
  • Cover of A$AP Rocky's SIgnature Sneaker Release
    A$AP Rocky's project with Jeremy Scott finally has a release date, dropping on September 28th.
  • Cover of A$AP Rocky Apologizes To Jason Collins, For Seeming Homophobic At MTV VMAs
    During the 2013 MTV Video Awards, A$AP Rocky was on stage with Jason Collins – who famously came out to the media this summer – and introduced Macklemore’s “Same Love” which deals with the subject matter of equality and having an open mind towards people of varying sexuality. Inadvertently, the rapper gave C
  • Cover of Photos: A$AP Rocky, Kendrick Lamar & More Perform At Rock The Bells 2013 In L.A.
    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$AP Rocky and his Mob, J. Cole, the Black Hippy crew and many, many more. 
  • Cover of A$AP Rocky Responds To Kendrick Lamar's "Control" Verse
    While in Philadelphia performing at Budweiser's Jay Z-curated "Made In America" festival this weekend, A$AP Rocky was asked about his reaction to Kendrick Lamar's infamous verse on Big Sean's Hall Of Fame B-side "Control". 
  • Cover of Watch "Made In America" Performances From Public Enemy, 2 Chainz, A$AP Rocky, Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar, Miguel, Wiz Khalifa, Macklemore
    Saturday was the first day of Budweiser's 2013 "Made In America" festival, held at Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Noteworthy acts included A$AP Rocky, Solange, Public Enemy, 2 Chainz, and Beyonce, who headlined last night.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: September 1
    We see two new entries when it comes to hip-hop on Charts Don't Lie this week. They belong to Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt and A$AP Mob's A$AP Ferg.
  • Cover of A$AP Rocky Works On Special Project With Jeremy Scott
    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.
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: August 23-29
    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.
  • 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 First Week Sales Projections For Earl Sweatshirt's "Doris" & A$AP Ferg's "Trap Lord" [Update: Final First Week Sales]
     This week was another big week in the album release department. With Earl Sweatshirt and ASAP Ferg both releasing their anticipated albums, we now have first week sale projections for their projects. 
  • Cover of New A$AP Mob Album Arriving In October
    The MTV VMAs came jam-packed with announcements, from single drops, to album release dates, and so on. While Eminem probably stole the show with his announcement (MMLPII album on the way), A$AP Mob also leaked some information on a new collaborative album.
  • Cover of Review: A$AP Ferg's "Trap Lord"
    Earlier this year, hip-hop bible XXL Magazine featured rappers A$AP Rocky and French Montana on its cover declaring New York rap is back.
  • Cover of A$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$AP Rocky was among the rappers called upon by name, and in an interview with Funk Flex, he broke his silence on the verse.
  • Cover of A$AP Ferg Creatively Markets New Album
  • Cover of A$AP Ferg's Says "What's A King To A Lord?" In Response To Kendrick Lamar Claiming He's King Of New York
    A$AP Ferg is stepping out as an artist in his own right, and not just another "ASAP Mob" member, with the release of his solo album Trap Lord, tomorrow.
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