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  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: September 28
    This week Chris Brown makes his Billboard 200 debut with his new album X. The singer went above and beyond the projected sales, moving 146,000 copies opening week. As some people noticed, on Twitter Chris Brown tweeted that X had sold 495k, according to the Billboard Consumption Chart. He tweeted, "TEAM BREEZY!
  • Cover of Watch Jay Z & Beyonce Perform At The Global Citizen Festival In Central Park
    Jay Z and Beyonce have been on tour all summer, but save for some fan-filmed coverage, fans have only been able to see what the two had to offer by buying some pretty pricey tickets.
  • Cover of The Weeknd To Join Ariana Grande For SNL Performance Tonight
    The Weeknd made a surprising appearance on Ariana Grande's smash album, My Everything this year, guesting on the pop duet, "Love Me Harder", and it seems he'll be making yet another unexpected appearance tonight on SNL for the song's live incarnation.
  • Cover of 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (Sept. 27)
    Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and instantly bursted into uncontrollable laughter? Raised your eyebrow? Scratched your head? Instantly smiled? Thought, "Damn. That's dope."?  Stared at your phone? Did an instant repost? HNHH is sure you've answered yes to at least one of those questions. 
  • Cover of Get Your Music Video On HotNewHipHop With HeatSeekers Video Edition [Update: September 20]
    Want your music video promoted and featured on HNHH? Submit your original music video for the chance to be posted on HNHH's YouTube channel and in our video section.   This week's winner is In Jones We Trust, with his video fro "KTA." To view other past winners click HERE.
  • Cover of Rick Ross Shares Pictures Of Meek Mill In Jail
    Right now, we don't know exactly when Meek Mill will be freed from jail (where he's serving time for a probation violation), but at least the MMG rapper looks happy in new pictures shared on Twitter by Rick Ross.
  • Cover of DJ Khaled Sues eOne Music Over Unpaid Royalties
    Before he founded the We The Best Music Group in 2012, DJ Khaled was signed to eOne Music, where he released his first four records from 2006 to 2010.
  • Cover of Top-10 X-Factors To Watch In The 2014-15 Season
    BallOverAll's series of Season Preview lists continues this week with the Top 10 X-Factors for 2014-15.These are guys who figure to be question marks in pivotal roles for their squads. While not exactly the stars of the show, each of their play this season will likely have a heavy impact on their teams' fates...
  • Cover of Amber Rose Files For Divorce From Wiz Khalifa [Update: Rose Allegedly Walked In On Wiz With Another Woman]
    Amber Rose is breaking off another relationship with a rapper. The model/actress/recording artist, who previously dated Kanye West from 2008 to 2010, has filed from divorce from her husband of one year, Wiz Khalifa.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: September 20 -September 26
    Underrated Audio aims to provide you with some dope looks from the last seven days that flew under most peoples' radars. While they may have received front-page placement on HNHH, they didn't get as many views as they deserve, so we shine a little more light on them right here.
  • Cover of Snoop Dogg Confirms Pharrell Produced His Whole New Album
    We've heard some talk of Snoop Dogg and Pharell cooking something special up in the studio, from photos of the Doggfather putting in work with Stevie Wonder, to Skateboard P saying that the record is better than his own, but it appears we finally have confirmation from the man himself.Snoop recently previewed a selecti
  • Cover of Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Reportedly Booed At Paris Fashion Week Event
    As we've seen with Kanye West related news stories -- especially recently -- things often get blown out of proportion. The latest headline being circulated is that he and Kim Kardashian were booed at a Lanvin show during Paris fashion week.
  • Cover of Logic Reveals Artwork And Title Of Debut Album [Update: Deluxe Edition Artwork Revealed]
    One of the most anticipated albums of the remainder of 2014 has to be Logic's upcoming commercial debut. Today, Complex unveiled the artwork and title of the upcoming album, set to drop "later this year." It's called Under Pressure, and the artwork is above. Logic described the project to Complex thusly:
  • Cover of Chicks In Kicks Weekly Recap
    It's officially Fall, and the lady sneakerheads are still bringing out the heat. The 'Black Toe' XIV which recently released made a few appearances in this week's recap, as did a slue of other recent Air Jordan releases.
  • Cover of Big Sean Speaks On New Album Sound & Ariana Grande Rumors
    Big Sean got us excited when he dropped four new records in one day, and killed each one in a different way, from the dark "Paradise" to the break-up anthem "I Don't Fuck With You" to the more laid-back "Jit/Juke." The rapper has since done a few interviews, and in this most recent one, he discusses the direc
  • Cover of Clippers Owner Wants Players To Stop Using Apple Products
    Before Steve Ballmer stepped in as owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, he was the CEO of Microsoft, who banned his family from using Apple products. He's now trying to take that train of thought into the workplace, encouraging Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, and the rest of the Clips to stop using Apple products. 
  • Cover of 50 Cent's Grandmother Passes Away [Update: 50 Speaks On Her Passing]
    If you're a fan of 50 Cent, you know what an important role his grandmother played in his life. 50 has previously spoken on how his grandmother, Beulah Jackson, was the person that cared for him the most.
  • Cover of 10 Things We Know About The New Kanye West Album
    Yeezy Season is about to bestow itself upon us very soon, folks. Twenty people in Paris have heard Ye's new album and he also told the students of Los Angeles Trade Technical College that he's now "waiting" for it to come out, implying that it's pretty much in the hands of Def Jam as we speak.
  • Cover of Andre 3000 Covers Billboard, Talks Solo Album, $100k Verses & More
    Andre 3000 is coming out of his shell in order to promote the Jimi Hendrix film, "Jimi: All By My Side." We've seen him do several interviews as we lead up to the film's release date, which is actually today, and now he's on the cover of Billboard magazine.
  • Cover of Kim Kardashian Tackled During Paris Fashion Week, Kanye & Kim Ramp Up Security
    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are ramping up security for Paris Fashion Week after Kim was tackled by a "crazy man" during one of the week's events. Kim, Kanye and Kris Jenner arrived at a fashion show Thursday when several hundred people, including a large group of photographers, squeezed around th
  • Cover of Wale Details Roc Nation Split
    It's been just over a month since we reported that MMG rapper Wale was splitting ways with his management team at Jay Z's Roc Nation and moving to 77 North Management, the same team responsible for the management of LeBron James. Now, we finally have an explanation.
  • Cover of Paternity Test Proves That Soulja Boy Did Not Father 5-Year-Old Boy
    Way back in December 2013, Soulja Boy found himself in the midst of a media frenzy when the rapper's ex-GF Diamond Shantaniece Mackey had claimed he was her son's biological dad.
  • Cover of Perfect Posse Cuts
    Today, a "posse cut" is more or less a marketing scheme. For a record label, what easier way is there to sell a single than by getting all of the biggest artists of the time and putting them on one song? It's like The Avengers for rap fans!
  • Cover of DeJ Loaf Announces "Try Me" Remix Featuring Ty Dolla $ign
    In the short amount of time that's passed since DeJ Loaf's "Try Me" went viral via some co-signs from Drake and Wiz Khalifa, the Detroit femcee has fielded many offers for collaborations.
  • Cover of Vince Staples Reveals "Hell Can Wait" EP Artwork, New Release Date
    Vince Staples' Hell Can Wait EP was originally scheduled to drop on September 23rd, but on the 16th, he tweeted: Due to sample issues the Hell Can Wait EP has been prolonged but not for long you will hear it in 2014. — Vince Staples (@vincestaples) September 16, 2014
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