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  • Cover of OutKast To Headline 2014 BET Experience
    OutKast had another successful weekend at Coachella, and with the festival now over, we've got another headlining event to add to OutKast's 40-date festival tour run this summer. 
  • Cover of Cam'ron Announces "First Of The Month" EP & Web Series Release Date
    Cam'ron has had something on the back burner for quite some time, his First of the Month EPs and accompanying web series. While the rapper has been busy working on his line of capes with Mark McNairy, plus his joint project with A-Trak, fans have been steadily waiting on Killa Cam's First of the Month EPs.
  • Cover of Chris Brown's Bodyguard Found Guilty Of Assault
    Chris Brown's bodyguard, Chris Hollosy, began trial last week for the Washington, D.C. assault case. Hollosy had confessed to punching a man, Parker Adams, in the face outside the W Hotel in D.C. when the man attempted to photo bomb.
  • Cover of YG Reveals He's Starting A Label With DJ Mustard & Ty Dolla $ign
    YG has seen plenty of success with his debut album My Krazy Life, and some of this success is due to the catchy, new West Coast sound provided by YG's partner in crime, DJ Mustard.
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper Cancels Coachella Appearance After Hospitalization
    While Chance The Rapper delivered a memorable performance (complete with Justin Bieber) last weekend at Coachella, he was not able to perform today. 
  • Cover of Pharrell Brought Out Jay Z, T.I., Pusha T and Usher At Coachella Last Night
    Part of the downside of attending Coachella's second weekend is that you already know what to expect from most of the performances if you were paying attention the prior weekend.
  • Cover of Major Sneaker Supplier Busted For Selling Stolen Nikes
    Nike employee, Tung Ho, and former Nike employee, Kyle Yamaguchi, are major players in a Nike sample scheme that has landed a Florida man in jail.
  • Cover of Macklemore Debuts "Northwest Salmon King" Jordan Melo M10
    We know Macklemore is an avid sneaker collector, and he's now going straight to the source, creating his own pair of Jordans. 
  • Cover of Stream Soulja Boy's "Super Dope" In Its Entirety
    Even though he just released his King Soulja 2 mixtape just over a month ago, Soulja Boy is already back with a new release. Super Dope is a 12 track long album that dropped on iTunes today, with a Busta Rhymes feature on "Fuck That Flo" being its only guest spot.
  • Cover of Happy 4/20: Hip-Hop's Weed Connection
    In the 90s and early 2000s, smoking marijuana was largely unaccepted and taboo. There was talk that weed was "dangerous," and despite debates and research showing that it was actually safe, and had possible healing properties, it remained banned in every US state.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: April 20
    This week on the charts we see a new entry with Top Dawg's lady SZA, who made a strong debut considering it's her first release on the label/first release for sale. Similar to Isaiah Rashad's Cilvia Demo, which debuted at #40, SZA's Z debuted at #39 by moving 7,000 units.
  • Cover of Funkmaster Flex Says That 2 Chainz Had The Worst Freestyle Ever On His Show
    On Friday, Funkmaster Flex appeared on the ESPN show "Highly Questionable" with Dan Le Batard and Bomani Jones to answer questions about partying with J.R. Smith, wanting to meet Kirstie Alley, and the worst freestyles that have ever been featured on his show.
  • Cover of Big Boi Talks Upcoming Album, Collaborations With Indie Rock Artists
    Big Boi just kicked off a summer-long OutKast reunion tour with André 3000, but his thoughts are already on his next move. Speaking with The Hollywood Reporter this week, the rapper revealed plans for several upcoming projects, the first of which is a new solo album.
  • Cover of T-Pain Thinks Hip-Hop Needs More "Original Content"
    It's been quite a while since T-Pain graced the Top 40 charts that used to seem like his second home, but the "Rappa-Ternt-Sanga" still thinks he's one of the most original artists the game has ever seen.
  • Cover of Mural Depicting Kanye West As Crucified Jesus Christ Is Spotted In L.A.
    In the midst of the holiest week of the year for Christians, an unknown Los Angeles street artist decided to celebrate in a fashion that may be deemed sacrilegious by some.
  • Cover of 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (April 19)
    Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and instantly burst 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 Christ Bearer May Have Been High On PCP When He Mutilated His Genitals
    A strange and disturbing incident, which found Wu-Tang affiliated rapper Christ Bearer cutting off his penis and jumping from a second story balcony, left many (including RZA) looking for answers last week.
  • Cover of Drake Says "Jay Z Is Somewhere Eating A Fondue Plate" In TSN Interview
    Drake and Jay Z have been throwing subtle shade at one another over the last couple of months, beginning with Drake's remark that Hov has been discussing art a little too much in his raps, to Jay's response referring to the OVO rapper as "Mrs. Drizzy".
  • Cover of Classic Rotation: Nas' "Illmatic" 20 Years Later
    Yeah, yeah, it's been twenty years and you're old now. Twenty years since those early copies of Illmatic graced those long-lost, seemingly eternally dusty, record store shelves (remember record stores?
  • Cover of Top 10 NBA Playoff Questions
     It's finally arrived: Playoff Time. Let's break down what's on everyone's minds, answering the Top 10 Questions heading into this year's postseason...
  • Cover of T.I. Shoots Video For New Single, "Turn It"
    T.I. has been fairly active on the feature and remix circuit, but we're still waiting on a new studio album from the Atlanta spitter.
  • Cover of 15 Musical Hits From The Bong
    Before you get on to reading, I feel a responsibility as this list's writer to inform the reading public that marijuana is bad. If you smoke it, you will get pregnant and/or die.  That being said, if you do choose to smoke the devil's lettuce in honor of the Waldos, here are a few ground rules:
  • Cover of Mase Sued By Model Over Single Artwork
    Mase released his comeback single, "Why Can't We", last December, and while it didn't really connect the way "Welcome Back" did, it has earned him a lawsuit. 
  • Cover of 50 Cent Reveals Schoolboy Q Feature On "Animal Ambition"
     Remember that 50 Cent and Schoolboy Q collaboration that was originally supposed to see life on Oxymoron, but never did? Well good news fam, it appears we’re about hear that record on 50’s new album Animal Ambition.
  • Cover of Jay Electronica Says He Has The Best Verse On "Control"
     Jay Electronica isn't one to shy away from his thoughts on twitter. A few weeks ago, he took to the social media platform to vent out his frustration about so called “thugs" and crooked cops. Well on Friday, he was back at it with some more choice words during a fan Q&A.
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