Trinidad James News

 
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: August 14
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Trinidad James Says He's Been Dropped From Def Jam
    Well that ride didn’t last too long. After signing with Def Jam back in 2012 following the success of “All Gold Everything”, Trinidad James is no longer member of the family.
  • Cover of Trinidad James Arrested For Marijuana In Mississippi [Update: Trinidad Will Not Be Charged]
     After being spotted with Justin Bieber, Diddy, Rick Ross, T.I. and many others the other night at Vanquish nightclub, Trinidad James is back in the headlines for something that's not so much fun.
  • Cover of 11 Recent Rap Fails
    Hip-hop artists stunt exceptionally well at the best of times. Whether it’s dope performances, providing quality albums, or being trendsetters, there’s always a lot to be celebrated within rap music. 
  • Cover of T.I. Says Trinidad James Can't Speak For All Of Atlanta
    Trinidad James sparked a minor controversy this year when he suggested that southern hip hop "ran" New York. We heard some responses from NY artists on the comments (Maino most visibly), but haven't heard from anyone from Atlanta, who Trinidad seemed to be speaking for.
  • Cover of Trinidad Jame$ LeBron 11 Xmas Preview
    With it being the Holiday Season and all, Trinidad Jame$ goes over his favorite holiday pick-ups.
  • Cover of Maino Calls Out Trinidad James Over NY Comments, Trinidad Responds [Update: Maino Calls Trinidad On The Phone]
    This morning we reported on remarks that Trinidad James while he was performing in NYC last night, when he said that the South runs New York "musically." The backlash was inevitable, and soon followed, with Trinidad responding by defending his position and views on Twitter.
  • Cover of Trinidad Jame$ Will Address "Every New Yorker" On "The Truth Will Set You Free" [Update: Trinidad Isn't Apologizing For Comments]
    Trinidad Jame$ continues to stir up controversy. Following his comments regarding New York rap media's lack of support for New York rap, Trinidad spoke out on Twitter in support of his argument, as well as releasing a track called "L.I.A.A.R.S." which addressed the situation.
  • Cover of Trinidad Jame$ In Episode 2 Of His Sneaker Show
    The second installment of "Camp James", Trinidad Jame$ sneaker show, includes a glimpse of the Laney 1, the Oreo 5, and the Infrared 3Lab5. Jame$ also discusses his pursuit of the Doernbecher Air Jordan 4, and his love of the Nike Lunar Flyknit Chukka.
  • 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 Trinidad James Says That The South Runs New York [Update: Trinidad Responds On Twitter]
    Last night in New York City Trinidad James came out to perform at the Converse Rubber Tracks event. During his set, he took some time to talk to the crowd and what he had to say didn't go over too well with the New Yorkers.
  • Cover of Trinidad James Signs LeBron 11s Giveaway
    Funnyman sneakerhead Trinidad James has the Nike LeBron 11 "Christmas" in advance. He rocked 'em, then he signed 'em, and now he's looking to give them away. The rapper/sneaker historian, took to instagram to show the pair and outline how to win the kicks; My Christmas is already here.
  • Cover of Justin Bieber's Brothel Bapes Headline This Week's Celebrity Sneakers
    This week in celebrity kicks we had a little bit of everything, rappers, actors, ball players, retired ball players, and pop stars getting smuggled out of whore houses.
  • Cover of Trinidad James Holding Giveaway
    Trinidad James is one of our favorite celebrity sneakerheads, known for rocking serious heat, predicting sneaker prices, and even breaking a few sneaker commandments. James is giving back to his fans while participatin in the Rock the Bells festival, photographing three pairs of sneakers, some unreleased, he plans to
  • Cover of Trinidad James Breaks Out Another Early Jordan Release
    Trinidad James was one of many celeberties seen rocking the Air Jordan 3 "Legends of the Summer" and the more and more we see of it we wonder, will we ever see a release date? Trinidad James rocked them with all red jogger pants and he also left the hang tag on, typical Trinidad James.
  • Cover of Trinidad James Responds To Joe Budden Dissing Him On "Control"
    Trinidad James was in the crossfire of Joe Budden's response to Kendrick Lamar, "Control." The New York native said of the ATLien, "this ain’t for bandwagon fans, sit ya asses in the same spot/y’all the same niggas that made Trinidad James hot." Trinidad isn't planning on firing back at Budden, at leas
  • Cover of Trinidad James Say Bel-Air Jordans Aren't Worth It
  • Cover of Trinidad James Asks People To Judge Him By His Music, Talks "10 Piece Mild" & Growing His Hair
    Trinidad James is one passionate dude. HotNewHipHop had the pleasure of interviewing the rising ATLien during a stop on Wiz Khalifa & A$AP Rocky's Under The Influence tour, and the rapper had a message for his fans and for his haters, which is centered around his brand new mixtape 10 Piece Mild. 
  • Cover of Tracklist For Trinidad Jame$ "10 PC Mild" Mixtape
    We already were given a look at the cover art for Trinidad Jame$ upcoming mixtape 10 Piece Mild, and now the ATL rapper has revealed the mixtape for the chicken-wing themed project.
  • Cover of Trinidad James' Best And Rarest Sneakers
  • Cover of Trinidad James Announces New Mixtape "10 Piece Mild" [Update: Cover Art Revealed]
    Trinidad James' debut mixtape Don't Be S.A.F.E produced the Atlanta rapper's huge break-out single "All Gold Everything," which led to a record deal with Def Jam. Now that Trinidad James has major label backing, he's coming through with a new mixtape effort, called 10 Piece Mild.
  • Cover of Gold Gang Clothing Line By Trinidad James
    Trinidad James unveiled detailed photos of his Gold Gang T-Shirts today.
  • Cover of Trinidad James Breaks a Sneaker Commandment (via SneakerMob)
    Trinidad James is by no means reserved when it comes to fashion. You might see him in an all over gold print shirt, or wearing HBA with motocross pants (we don't get it either). However last night James broke out a fresh new pair of Shadow Jordan 1s, and broke a sneaker commandment.
  • Cover of HNHH Awards: Trinidad James, Jeremih, Yo Gotti, Problem & More Choose "Rapper Most Likely to Be..."
    HNHH attended the 2013 BET Awards this past weekend, and while there we decided to give out some of our own awards. 
  • Cover of Watch BET Awards Pre-Show Performances From French Montana, Trinidad James & Ace Hood
    Prior to the BET Awards kicking off at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Bow Wow and Angela Simmons hosted the pre-show and red carpet arrivals. Performing on stage for the pre-show were French Montana, Trinidad James, Ace Hood, and more. You can catch the performances from them below (via). Trinidad James
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