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  • Cover of BTS Photos: Nicki Minaj's Video Shoot For "Only" With Drake & Lil Wayne [Update: More Photos Surface]
    Nicki Minaj has been heavy drumming up anticipation for her new album The Pinkprint. The YMCMB rapper dropped off a new single featuring Skylar Grey yesterday, "Bed of Lies," which follows up her big collabo "Only" with Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown.
  • Cover of Ludacris Shares Artwork For His "Burning Bridges" EP
    Before we get to hear Ludacris' upcoming album, Ludaversal, the veteran Atlanta artist will be dropping an EP entitled Burning Bridges on December 16th. Announced back in October, the EP is thus far spotty on details, but today we received the somewhat literal artwork.
  • Cover of Stream Smoke DZA & R.F.C.'s "The Outsiders" Album
    Smoke DZA is back with his second release of 2014. A collaborative album with his R.F.C. group, The Outsiders includes high-profile features fromĀ A$AP Rocky, Cam'ron, Styles P, Chevy Woods, Dame Dash (of "Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B" fame), and Dom Kennedy.
  • Cover of Get Your Music Video On HotNewHipHop With HeatSeekers Video Edition [Update: November 15]
    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 winnerLuwi and JDotMalik, with their video for "Tree.House.Car" To view other past winners click HERE.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: November 8 – November 14
    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 Contest: Win Tickets To See Atmosphere Live In NYC
    Atmosphere have brought their "North of Hell" tour all around the map, and now they're on the final leg of the tour, which will be wrapping up on November 23rd in their home of Minneapolis. Before they head home though, they'll be hitting New York at the end of this week, on Sunday, November 16th.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Apologizes For Nazi-like Imagery In Her "Only" Lyric Video
    When Nicki Minaj's "Only" video hit the web last week, it immediately attracted some negative attention.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj's "Only" Lyric Video Criticized For Portraying Nazi Imagery
    Over the weekend Nicki Minaj unveiled an official lyric video for her new single featuring Lil Wayne, Drake and Chris Brown, "Only." Our commenters weren't the only ones who noticed the Nazi imagery that abounded through out the lyric visual.
  • Cover of Photos: French Montana Celebrates His Birthday With Diddy, Khloe Kardashian, Kim Kardashian & More
    French Montana celebrated his 30th birthday yesterday alongside his Bad Boy boss Diddy and on-and-off again girlfriend Khloe Kardashian, as well as her family members and other close friends.
  • Cover of Kid Cudi & Method Man To Appear In CBS Drama "Scorpion"
    As a musician, Kid Cudi's been called a lot of things, but "pop genius" might not be one of them. As an actor, that's a different story entirely, as he's just been tapped to appear as a "brilliant musical prodigy" in the CBS show "Scorpion."
  • Cover of Top 30 DJs In Hip-Hop Right Now
    If Def Jam taught us anything, it's to respect the DJ. The DJ is responsible for the perpetuation of the art form that is hip-hop. Without DJs, there'd be no medium for the streets and masses to access the music they crave.
  • Cover of What's New In Battle Rap (October 31)
    Battle rap is quickly growing as a culture. What was almost completely relegated to street corners and Youtube a few years ago has garnered national recognition, more TV programming, Pay-Per-View events, and other attention of the mainstream media.
  • Cover of Album Cover & Tracklist Revealed For R.F.C.'s "The Outsiders"
    Smoke DZA & R.F.C., which consists of Al-Doe, Bluntsmoker, NYMLo, and 183rd, will be releasing their upcoming album, The Outsiders, in a few weeks on November 18th. Tonight, the project was made available for pre-orders on iTunes, which ultimately reveals the tracklist and artwork for it.
  • Cover of EDM/Hip-Hop Crossover Fails
    Ever since electronic dance music exploded a half-decade ago, the rap industry has been tapping in to the DJ culture in hopes to exploit it for some radio air time.
  • Cover of Chiddy Bang Hauled Off Stage By Cops Mid-Performance
    We haven't heard anything from Chiddy/Chiddy Bang in a minute now. Xaphoon Jones, the producer behind the former duo, left the group last year to leave rapper Chiddy to his own devices.
  • Cover of King Los Announces New Deal With RCA, Debut Album Executive Produced By Diddy
    Earlier today we premiered a new record from former Bad Boy rapper King Los, "Only One Of Me." Along with the new single, Los had some big news to share; he inked a deal with RCA for himself and the After Platinum imprint. 
  • Cover of Migos Involved In Another Brawl With Fans In Springfield, MA
    It's been just over a month since Migos got into a physical altercation with a fan, who allegedly tried to snatch one of their chains.
  • Cover of #TBT: Bad Boy Records' Early Hits
    Bad Boy Records was founded in 1993 by a lesser-known-at-the-time Sean Combs, who later went by Puff Daddy, P. Diddy and now Diddy.
  • Cover of On The Come Up: Vinny Cha$e
    HotNewHipHop's On The Come Up series profiles rising stars in the rap game that show strong promise and the will to succeed. Most of the time, they're new to the site but deserve some shine.
  • Cover of BTS Photos: Kid Ink, Usher & Tinashe's "Body Language" Video
    Just over a month ago, Kid Ink dropped off the Usher and Tinashe-assisted "Body Language," the first single from his upcoming follow-up to My Own Lane, and now it looks as though a video's on its way.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: October 4 - October  10
    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 Kanye West, Diddy, French Montana And More Show Up To The Weeknd's L.A. Show
    The Weeknd's huge, successful "King Of The Fall" tour comes to a close tonight in San Francisco, and last night might have been the tour's biggest show yet.
  • Cover of Big Sean Talks "I Don't Fuck With You," Confirms Kanye To Appear On New Album
    Big Sean called into Whoo Kid's "The Whoolywood Shuffle" to wish the host a happy birthday. Never one to pass up an opportunity to get the latest exclusives, Whoo proceeded to interview Sean about his upcoming project.
  • Cover of Stream DJ Quik's LP "The Midnight Life"
    On this upcoming Tuesday (10/4), DJ Quik‘s ninth studio album, The Midnight Life, will finally be released to the masses. To promote the LP, the Compton rapper and producer decided to come through tonight and give fans an early listen to the project with an official stream.
  • Cover of Juicy J Facing Lawsuit Over "Bandz A Make Her Dance" Music Video
    The higher up you get, the more lawsuits are filed against you, so it seems. At least, this rings true for celebrity status.
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