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  • Cover of Reports Surface That Yung Berg Might Be Gay [Update: Berg Responds]
    Yung Berg from Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood has been getting a lot of press lately. In the last month, he's been fired from the show, called out for owing over $86,000 in child support and arrested for attacking his girlfriend.
  • Cover of The Weeknd Receives The Allan Slaight Award
    If you see the phrase "young Canadians who have the ability to turn their talent into inspiration," you're probably thinking to yourself, "there ain't no award for that." However, it turns out that in Canada, there is.
  • Cover of Hottest Music Videos Of 2014
    Music videos have always been an integral part of hip-hop. Whether it’s shots of the neighborhoods that birthed some of the world’s biggest stars, or the spoils that come with commercial victories, the visuals are a crucial component to solidifying artistic expression.
  • Cover of RiFF RAFF Plans To Drop Two Albums On June 1st
    World, brace yourselves. We may get not one, but two more albums from RiFF RAFF in 2015. Taking to Instagram, the cornrowed white rapper detailed plans for two projects, Peach Panther and Purple Panther, both dropping on June 1st. Read his lengthy post below:  
  • Cover of Get Your Music Video On HotNewHipHop With HeatSeekers Video Edition [Update: December 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.
  • Cover of Review: D'Angelo's "Black Messiah"
    After 14 years of waiting, D’Angelo’s surprise album Black Messiah had every right to be the R&B/Soul equivalent of Guns & Roses' Chinese Democracy - a creaky mess that was done no favors by the weight of fan expectations. But that’s not what happened.
  • Cover of Review: Nicki Minaj's "The Pinkprint"
    After a few listens to Nicki Minaj's latest album, The Pinkprint, it is pretty clear that, to a certain extent, she does pay attention to critics. Her last album, 2012's Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, was universally panned in reviews for being disjointed, gimmicky and lackluster, among other things.
  • Cover of Bobby Shmurda & GS9 Arrest By The Numbers
    Bobby Shmurda and various GS9 crew members were picked up by police on Wednesday, December 17th, while recording at Quad studios in NYC. At the time, it was unclear just how serious (and how many) charges the were against the burgeoning rapper and his affiliates.
  • Cover of Top Beefs Of 2014
    With the rise of social media, we can only wonder if artists would have the balls to say the things they say via Instagram and/or Twitter in real ass life.
  • Cover of Kanye West Reportedly Spends $60,000 On Christmas Gifts For North West
    Tis the season fam, and we all know how Kanye West likes to spoil those closest to him. Well according MTV UK, Kanye & Kim have dug deep into their pockets this holiday season and reportedly spent over $60,000 on just two Christmas presents for their baby daughter, North.
  • Cover of Snoop Dogg & His Son To Star In New ESPN Reality Series
    Snoop Dogg is no stranger to reality television. After a couple years on Fatherhood & other various appearances on random shows, Uncle Snoop is getting back to the small screen.
  • Cover of NYPD Confiscated 21 Guns From Bobby Shmurda & GS9, Say They're Responsible For 24 Shootings [Update: Official Charges Released]
    As details continue to emerge in the case of Bobby Shmurda & GS9, it looks even more grim for their chances of getting out of this unscathed. Their indictment is now underway, and thanks to some tweets from people inside the courtroom, we're now getting a better picture of the case.
  • Cover of Wale Announces "Festivus" Mixtape With A-Trak
    Let the "Seinfeld"-themed Wale content keep coming! The rapper, who rose to fame with his Mixtape About Nothing, has spent this year prepping his Album About Nothing, listing his favorite "Seinfeld" episodes and drinking coffee with Jerry Seinfeld along the way.
  • Cover of Tyga Reveals "Gold Album" Artwork
    We all know that Tyga's a huge fan of Ancient Egyptian culture. Maybe it's the fact that he once dropped $20,000 on an Egyptian tomb, or his pharaoh-inspired Last Kings hats, but suffice it to say that T-Raww's an Egyptophile.
  • Cover of #TBT: Eminem's Early Deep Cuts
    Marshall Mather's career has been a roller-coaster ride of success, drug abuse, WTF moments and undeniable talent. Widely regarded as one of the best MCs of all time, Eminem has no shortage of recognizable tunes and hits.
  • Cover of Bobby Shmurda Allegedly Caught With $52K Worth Of Crack, His Lawyer Says He's Innocent
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Models In New Roberto Cavalli Campaign
    Fresh off the release of her new album The Pinkprint, Nicki Minaj keeps her name and the momentum alive with a new campaign for Roberto Cavalli. The fashion designer tapped Nicki Minaj as the new face of his brand, and she shows off the clothes effortlessly in the new images released today.
  • Cover of Sha Money XL Was Not Arrested With Bobby Shmurda & GS9 Members
    Yesterday Bobby Shmurda and his GS9 crew made the news when it was reported that members of the crew and Shmurda were arrrested mid-recording session at New York's famed Quad studios. Along with the rappers, reports circulated that Sha Money XL, an industry insider, was also arrested.
  • Cover of Top News Stories Of 2014
    2014 may have been a terrible year for hip-hop in terms of record sales, but don't let the numbers fool you into thinking the year was uneventful. In this case, the numbers most definitely do lie.
  • Cover of Ty Dolla $ign Says Kendrick Lamar & R. Kelly Will Be On "Free TC"
    Next year, hopefully in March or April, Ty Dolla $ign will be dropping his hotly-anticipated debut album, Free TC. Thus far, virtually all we know about the album is that "Stand For" will be the lead single, but today we get some additional info.
  • Cover of Mike Tyson Interviewed Earl Sweatshirt About Odd Future, Adolescence And His Career
    Call this story Halley's Comet because shit this weird only comes around once every 76 years or so. As part of their year-end magazine, clothing company Citizens of Humanity invited none other than ex-boxer Mike Tyson to interview Earl Sweatshirt.
  • Cover of Bobby Shmurda & Members Of GS9 Reportedly Arrested At Quad Studios [Update: Video From Arrest Surfaces]
  • Cover of Boldy James Taps Nas, Kevin Gates, Snootie Wild & More For "Trapper's Alley 2," Reveals Release Date
    Boldy James is probably a rapper you're still sleeping on, so in an effort to wake you up, we featured the Detroit native in our first video episode of On The Come Up. Boldy stopped by the office while he was doing a press run in New York and gave us the scoop on everything you should know about this ConCreature.
  • Cover of Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Give Your Family For Christmas
    We want everyone to love hip-hop just as much as we do. That goes not only for all the brothers and sisters out there, but the grandmas, grandpas, mothers and fathers out there too!
  • Cover of 50 Cent Closes $78 Million Deal With Underwear Brand
    Not that 50 really needs another business venture on his plate, but the rapper just locked down a deal with underbrand Frigo RevolutionWear for a reported $78 million. The music mogul let fans know via an Instagram post, and also spoke on it during a recent visit to Seth Meyers' late night show.
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