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  • Cover of Behind The Beat: Suicideyear
    James Prudhomme, who produces as Suicideyear, is only 18, though his virtuosity might suggest otherwise. He's a guy who isn’t afraid to let his youth (not inexperience) shine through. He lets his muddled teenage emotions pour into his work.
  • Cover of Hudson Mohawke Shares Interactive Video For His "Chimes" Remix
    Have you ever wanted the ability to drag your favorite rappers' faces around a screen while a dope trap/EDM song plays in the background? Well, now you can, thanks to Hudson Mohawke's new interactive video for his star-studded "Chimes" remix.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar's "m.A.A.d" Film To Air At MOCA In 2015
    Kendrick Lamar's debut album, despite being just over two years old, is well on its way to becoming certified classic rap material. The Compton native's story-telling and concept intertwining the entire project gave the album a vivid sense of reality.
  • Cover of Classic Rotation: Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde
    Pharcyde's Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde was released 22 years ago today on November 24, 1992, through Delicious Vinyl Records.
  • Cover of Ludacris Shares Artwork For "Burning Bridges" EP [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
    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 50 Cent Disses Diddy On Instagram, Later Deletes Post
    It's clear that 50 Cent likes to take any chance he can get to throw some shade Diddy's way, but in entering the Vodka market, the rivalry may have just been taken to the next level.
  • Cover of Kanye West Is "Going To China To Work On The Yeezis"
    Kanye West generally isn't the most cooperative person with paparazzi, but over the last year or so he seems to have lightened up considerably.
  • Cover of Get Your Music Video On HotNewHipHop With HeatSeekers Video Edition [Update: November 22]
    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 Nissa Seych, with her video for "Dreams Brother." To view other past winners click HERE.
  • 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 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 from A$AP Rocky, Cam'ron, Styles P, Chevy Woods, Dame Dash (of "Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B" fame), and Dom Kennedy.
  • 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.
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