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  • Cover of '3-Peat' Air Jordan 8 Officially Unveiled
    DOG, Jordan Brand just dropped a bomb on us this morning.After hearing of some rumors, it was confirmed that the '3-Peat,' or 'Three Time's A Charm,' Air Jordan 8 will be joining the classic 'Aqua' and 'Chrome' colorways in 2015.
  • Cover of Jordan Brand's 2015 Holiday Lineup Revealed
    We finally have confirmation regarding some of our favorite sneaker rumors. According to Nike's PR Director, Heidi Burgett, Jordan Brand will be coming on strong this Holiday season with the Jordan 8s, as well as some other classics and new-looks Js.
  • Cover of Get Your Music Video On HotNewHipHop With HeatSeekers Video Edition [Update: February 21]
    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 J.R., with his video for "Slums of The City." Watch it below. To view other past winners click HERE.
  • Cover of Kanye Confirms 'Blackout' Yeezy Boosts Are Coming Soon
    As a guest on Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club, Kanye West talked with Angela Yee, Charlamagne and DJ Envy about his polarizing Adidas Yeezy 750 Boost and revealed that an all-black colorway is indeed in the works- though they won't be an easier to get your hands on.While Kanye previously went on the record as saying '
  • Cover of Kid Cudi Will Be The Regular Co-Host Of Comedy Bang! Bang! This Summer
    Kid Cudi is certainly broadening his horizons on 2015. The rapper has already locked in a couple of movie roles for the new year (one of which he's also supplying the soundtrack for), and has announced today that he'll be joining the cast of IFC improv show, Comedy Bang! Bang! 
  • Cover of Adidas Announces Worldwide Release For The Yeezy 750 Boost
    Some lucky New York 'sneakerheads', and opportunistic re-sellers, were able to pick up the Adidas Yeezy 750 Boost during the initial launch last weekend.
  • Cover of Kanye's Adidas Yeezy Boost Already Selling For $1,500+
    Kanye's Adidas Yeezy 750 Boost, which released last weekend with a $350 price tag, is already on the secondary market for more than 4x the retail price.
  • Cover of The Yeezus Blessing: A History Of Kanye West's Co-Signs
    You may not agree with everything Kanye West says--in fact, it would be worrisome if you did--but you can't deny his omnipotence as a tastemaker. If Kanye says it's hot, it's hot. Many of today's household names were once unknowns, and thanks to Yeezy, we can now enjoy their them in their full spotlight.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: February 15
    Kid Ink's sophomore effort hit the Billboard 200 this week, although it didn't perform quite as well as his debut My Own Lane. My Own Lane pushed 50,000 copies out opening week, which was deemed a strong release, especially for an independently-signed rapper's debut.
  • Cover of Kanye West Hand Delivers Pairs Of The Adidas Yeezy Boost
    If you were one of the few who successfully reserved a pair of the Adidas Yeezy Boost, consider yourself lucky.
  • Cover of Kanye West's Adidas Yeezy Collection Unveiled
    Kanye West officially debuted his much anticipated Yeezy Collection with Adidas tonight at a fashion show which included spectators like Rihanna, Diddy, Jay & Bey and of course, Kim.
  • Cover of Kid Ink, Jeremih & DeJ Loaf To Headline The 2015 Scream Tour [Update: Ink Pulls Out Of Tour]
    Popular hip-hop/R&B franchise the Scream Tour is returning this spring with the "Scream Nation: The Reintroduction Tour," a 24-city romp that will feature Jeremih, Kid Ink and DeJ Loaf as its headliners. Check out the dates below. 
  • Cover of J. Prince Calls Out Diddy, Suge Knight & Lil Wayne In Defense Of Drake
    Jas Prince has been credited for discovering Drake (or at least, he'll happily take the credit), and then connecting Drake with Cortez Bryant and Lil Wayne-- which obviously led to Drizzy joining the YMCMB roster, and going on to have an extremely successful career.
  • Cover of 5 Reasons "Dark Sky Paradise" Will Be Big Sean's Best Album Yet
    For one reason or another, Big Sean has yet to achieve that "classic album" status that's so sought after in hip-hop.
  • Cover of First Week Sales Projections For Kid Ink's "Full Speed" [Update: Official Numbers Are In]
    Kid Ink dropped off his sophomore album yesterday, and with the album's release, Ink hit up Best Buy in NYC to say hi to a few fans and pick up a few copies of the album himself; watch us document that below.
  • Cover of 10 Essential 9th Wonder Productions
    North Carolina's Patrick Douthit isn't like most hip-hop stars. He's uninterested with chains, fame, cars, clothes and objectifying women. He's concerned with honoring classic soul music through his sample-based hip-hop beats.
  • Cover of Review: Kid Ink's "Full Speed"
    Last year in March, Kid Ink reached a big milestone for a new artist: his single “Show Me” featuring Chris Brown went double Platinum.
  • Cover of Disgruntled Fan Claims Diddy Punched Him In The Face, Files Battery Report
    In the past, we've seen a few cases of Diddy going "0-100" on others. Most recently, he got into a scuffle with Drake over the beat of that very same song, and now, someone else is accusing him of flying off the handle.
  • Cover of Stream Kid Ink's Sophomore Album "Full Speed"
    After releasing his debut album My Own Lane in the beginning of 2014, Kid Ink has quickly returned with his sophomore effort, slightly more than a year later. Full Speed continues the same driving theme as his first album, while Ink solidifies his spot in the rap game.
  • Cover of Diddy Reportedly Won't Allow His Son To Appear In Fox's "Empire"
    Fox's new TV show "Empire" is becoming increasingly popular with each new episode that airs. The TV show, which stars Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson, centers around a hip-hop record label trying to go public, while dealing with various artists on the label.
  • Cover of Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz, Kid Ink & More Make Super Bowl XLIX Predictions
    The Super Bowl is imminent. With the 49th annual Super Bowl going down this Sunday, February 1st, we decided to get word from various hip-hop artists on who they think will take the cake at the championship game. 
  • Cover of Mariah Carey Signs With EPIC Records, Reunites With L.A. Reid
    Mariah Carey did not have the best 2014. Despite releasing a solid late career record, the iconic singer experienced a record low in album sales, with Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse still sitting at just over 100,000 sold.
  • Cover of A$AP Rocky To Make Acting Debut In "Dope," Produced By Pharrell & Diddy [Update: Sony Buys Film For $7 Million]
    A$AP Rocky already has one foot apiece in the worlds of fashion and music, and now he's branching out even further. His next venture is acting, as he has a supporting role in "Dope," an indie film produced in part by Pharrell and Diddy that will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival this weekend. 
  • Cover of Kid Cudi Talks Playing A Gay Character In "James White", Cut Kissing Scenes
    While Cudi has seemingly been keeping a low profile from a public standpoint, it turns out he's been working hard on both acting and music in over the last year.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: January 17- January 23
    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.
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