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  • Cover of Top 10: Hottest Young Producers In The Game
    Over the last few years, the hip-hop producer has taken a huge step into the spotlight. With their credits often being seen in the song title, and their tag placed at the beginning of their tracks, they've become hard to miss.
  • Cover of Townsquare Media Buys XXL Magazine, Shuts Down Print Publication
    Just a week after VIBE magazine officially shut down their print edition, XXL magazine follows suit. As you may know, VIBE magazine was bought out by SPIN Meda last year, and although it kept print editions of the magazine alive for most of the year, they finally called it quits the other week.
  • Cover of Apple To Shut Down Beats Music Streaming Service
    Last week, we learned that Dr. Dre's veritable unicorn of an album, previously thought to be titled Detox, will probably arrive under another title, and today comes the news that you may not be able to stream said album on Dre's own streaming service.
  • Cover of Freddie Gibbs Announces Tour
    Freddie Gibbs has been behind two great releases this year: a collaborative album with Madlib called Piñata and a joint EP with The World's Freshest called The Tonite Show.
  • Cover of The Hottest 7 Songs In The Hottest 7 Cities
    Twice a year the DJ Service Pack let's us know what's really going on with hip-hop in every major hub by way of a detailed infographic.
  • Cover of Seth Rogen & James Franco Detail Kanye West's Reaction To "Bound 2" Parody
    Seth Rogen and James Franco are out and about promoting their highly-controversial new film The Interview. Talking backstage at "The Tonight Show," Franco detailed Kanye West's reaction to the parody video that he and Rogen produced late last year.
  • Cover of Bow Wow Engaged To Erica Mena
    Bow Wow (now going by his government name, Shad Moss) and Erica Mena have officially announced their engagement. Shortly after Mr. Moss cryptically posted an image with an engagement ring on his Instagram account, Erica confirmed with ThisIs50’s Jack Thriller that the wedding is definitely taking place.
  • Cover of Woman Assaulted By Keyshia Cole Reportedly Works For Cash Money
    A strange story made headlines the other day, alleging that R&B singer Keyshia Cole had assaulted an unidentified woman at Birdman's condo. While it was hardly common knowledge, Birdman and Keyshia were said to be dating, which could have been the root of the attack.
  • Cover of Rihanna Reportedly Latest Victim In Phone Hack, Alleged Nude Photos Leak
    A few weeks back, a number of celebrities were targeted in a widespread hack that saw many famous women's private photos leaked to the web, many of them nude.
  • Cover of Pusha T Sued By Miami Nightclub
    Pusha T may be in a bit of trouble following what seems to be a misunderstanding with a club in Miami.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: September 21
    Lecrae is on the way to becoming a household name, which is a feat for a rapper, let alone a Christian rapper. The rapper made an impressive debut this past week, with Anomaly topping the Billboard 200 and selling just under 100k, with 88,000.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Says "STN MTN / KAUAI" Is "The First Concept Mixtape Ever"
    Childish Gambino isn't afraid to get conceptual. The actor turnt rapper had an insanely elaborate rollout for his sophomore album, because the internet, which hit its peak with the release of a full accompanying screenplay.
  • Cover of LAPD Bans YG From Playing Two "Drake Vs. Lil Wayne" Dates [Update: iLoveMakonnen Fills In]
    In a somewhat shocking development, YG has informed us that he's not allowed to perform at two of the three upcoming Southern California dates of the ongoing "Drake Vs. Lil Wayne" tour. The reason? His local police department.
  • Cover of 21 Dope Rappers 21 And Under
    Rappers from all over the United States are popping up, showing off their talents and making a name for themselves in their cities of choice. Whether it's Brooklyn, Chicago, Los Angeles or Miami, there are young emcees repping each region.
  • Cover of Jamie Foxx, 2 Chainz & DJ Mustard Sued For "Party Ain't A Party"
    Just a week ago, Jamie Foxx, 2 Chainz and DJ Mustard linked up on a song called "Party Ain't A Party" that, in addition to sharing a name with a '90s hit, may be a complete rip off.
  • 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 Jay Gudda, with his video for "Yours Truly." To view other past winners click HERE.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: September 13 - September 19
    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 Keyshia Cole Reportedly Arrested After Attacking Woman In Birdman's Home
    A report concerning Keyshia Cole's arrest last night is surprising in more ways than one. The singer is reported to have assaulted a woman when she found her at Birdman's condo in L.A., as her and the Cash Money founder are rumored to be dating (news to us too). 
  • Cover of Mood Music: Hip-Hop/R&B Songs For Every Mood
    Whether you're feeling mad, or high, or anxious, or sexy, or you just got paid, or you wanna turn up, or get inspired, or well, anything, HotNewHipHop has you covered. Just in time for the weekend, whatever your plans may be, we've got music for every situation and/or mood.
  • Cover of Diddy's Revolt TV Is Having Trouble Bringing Up Viewership
    We've seen Diddy's Revolt TV brand all over the net since its inception last year, but it looks like the TV network itself is having trouble increasing its viewership.
  • Cover of August Alsina Was In A Coma For Three Days
    August Alsina suddenly collapsed while performing in New York City at the Irving Theatre a few days back, the show was part of his tour with Teyana Taylor. The artist was quickly brought to the hospital, where he's remained for the last several days.
  • Cover of T.I. Reveals Tracklist For "Paperwork: The Motion Picture"
    After unveiling the artwork for his upcoming album Paperwork: The Motion Picture at the end of last month, T.I. returns today with the official tracklist and deluxe edition cover art.
  • Cover of Tim Dog's Death Officially Confirmed
    In February 2013, rapper Tim Dog's death was reported by The Source magazine. It was reported that Tim Dog, real name Timothy Blair, died of seizures at the age of 46, yet there was no proof of his death, namely, a death certificate.
  • Cover of Snippets Of Three Tracks From Lil Durk's "Remember My Name" Surface Online
    Back in May, we learned of Remember My Name, the debut album that Lil Durk announced via his Twitter.
  • Cover of Rap By Numbers: A Break Down Of Hip-Hop Sales & More
    Since it's evolution from the late 1980s, hip-hop music has gone from strength to strength. Nothing tells the story of this success better than seeing the facts by numbers.
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