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  • Cover of Essential Lucki Eck$ Tracks
     Lucki Eck$ is one of the most interesting characters in the rap game. Still a teenager, the rapper has taken the world by storm with his lazy flow, smooth beats and often uncomfortable subject matter.
  • Cover of Mister Cee To Resign From Hot 97 [Update: Listen To His Final Mix]
    Mister Cee has come dangerously close to resigning from HOT 97 in the past, with reports that he would do so shortly after allegations of his use of prostitutes came about last year.
  • Cover of Philadelphia Rap Icon Cool C To Be Executed In January
    Cool C has spent the last 18 years in prison following a 1996 murder conviction. The Philadelphia rap legend was given the death penalty when he was found guilty for the murder of of police officer Lauretha Vaird in a robbery attempt assisted by Steady B, a fellow member of his rap group, C.E.B.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: November 23
    Big K.R.I.T. lands himself a strong debut for his sophomore effort Cadillactica, sliding into the Billboard 200's top 5 at #5. This happens to be the same debut as his first LP, Live From The Underground, although Krizzle upped his numbers this time, ever so slightly, moving 44,000 units.
  • Cover of Chicks In Kicks Weekly Recap Ft. Ashanti
    The female sneakerheads are still bringing out the heat, despite the increasingly colder weather.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Disses Diddy On Instagram, Later Deletes Post
    It's clear that 50 Cent likes to take any chance he can get to throw some shade Diddy's way, but in entering the Vodka market, the rivalry may have just been taken to the next level.
  • Cover of Kanye West Is "Going To China To Work On The Yeezis"
    Kanye West generally isn't the most cooperative person with paparazzi, but over the last year or so he seems to have lightened up considerably.
  • Cover of Lil B Talks Working With Lil Wayne, YouTube Partnership At MIT Lecture
    Lil B delivered his first lecture in 2012 at NYU, which generated a lot of attention, and inspired some very thoughtful pieces.
  • Cover of 28 Grams: Instagram Recap (Nov. 22)
    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 Migos Allegedly Jumped, Quavo Robbed Of Chain In DC [Update: DC Rappers Claim To Have Chain]
    Migos have been involved in a few altercations at shows recently, but things seem to have become more serious during their most recent appearance in DC.
  • Cover of Get Your Music Video On HotNewHipHop With HeatSeekers Video Edition [Update: November 22]
    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 Nissa Seych, with her video for "Dreams Brother." To view other past winners click HERE.
  • Cover of Chief Keef Announces "Nobody: The Album" Featuring Kanye West & Tadoe
    It's now been almost ten months since Chief Keef first announced that he had new material with Kanye West, and we have yet to hear any of it.
  • Cover of Andre 3000's Outkast Jumpsuits To Be Featured At Miami Art Exhibit
    Andre 3000’s infamous jumpsuits from Outkast’s recent 20th anniversary tour will be displayed during the Art Basil Show in Miami next month.
  • Cover of Pear Farmers Thank Rick Ross For The Shoutout
    If you've been anywhere on the internet in the past month, you may have come across a now legendary vine of Rick Ross giving a shout out to "all the pear".
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (November 21)
    The rap game is still buzzing as we head into the final weeks of the year and await for the hearing from Ferguson. While the latter hasn't been announced when this post was published, rappers did find other things to be outraged about.
  • Cover of Jeremih Cites Personal Issues For His Album's Delay
    The last few months have been a weird time to be a Jeremih fan.
  • Cover of Meet Earlly Mac: Finally Famous Affiliate
    Recently, HotNewHipHop chopped it up with Finally Famous rapper Earlly Mac.
  • Cover of Mac Miller Speaks On Signing With Major Label, Confirms He's Working On New Album
    Mac Miller surprised us when it was announced the once independent MC had taken his talents and his imprint to a major label. In fact, he signed a deal reportedly worth $10 million with Warner Bros. He made a brief statement at the time the deal was announced, giving us the following reason: "They have Prince." 
  • Cover of Contest: Win Tickets For B.o.B Live In NYC With Kevin Gates
    B.o.B will be hitting up Irving Plaza on November 24th with special guest Kevin Gates. If you'll be in NYC on that date, and you haven't scooped up your tickets yet, we've got you covered.
  • Cover of Puma Reportedly Set To Sign Rihanna To $1 Million Deal
    The Kanye West x Adidas collab is certainly the talk of the sneaker community, but the latest rumors suggest the females have something to look forward to as well.Reports suggest that the one and only Rihanna will be teaming up with PUMA as an ambassador and exclusive designer for the brand...
  • Cover of LeBron's Game-Worn Jersey From Cavs Debut Sells For $50,000
    When LeBron James returned to Cleveland you had to know that every piece from his home-opener would be going up for auction, including his game worn jersey.
  • Cover of 10 Essential Flume Tracks
    Flume is one of the most exciting figures in dance-music culture, and it isn't even because he wants to be there. The Australian producer has carved his niche in the beat scene by making tunes big enough to get main stage approval. Not an easy task inn 2014. 
  • Cover of Mary J. Blige Covers Billboard Magazine
    Billboard magazine is giving us a preview of their second cover for December/January, and they've chosen another strong female artist to grace it, Mary J. Blige. The other artist we saw take over their cover was Nicki Minaj, discussing her upcoming album The Pinkprint.
  • Cover of Two New Beyonce Songs Surface Online
    Beyonce is just about ready to re-release her self-titled album Beyonce, but before it arrives next week the internet got their hands on a couple new leaks tonight called “7/11” & “Ring Off”.
  • Cover of Air Jordan 6 Low 'Eminem' Custom Unveiled
    Drawing on inspiration from the classic 'Eminem' Air Jordan 4, sneaker customizer, Dank Customs, decked out the rare Air Jordan 6 silhouette in similar fashion. The sueded kicks feature a royal blue build with black and metallic silver handling the midsole.
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