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  • Cover of Get Your Music Video On HotNewHipHop With HeatSeekers Video Edition [Update: December 13]
    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 WalkerAMEN, with his video for "Gully." Watch it below. To view other past winners click HERE.
  • Cover of What’s New In Battle Rap (December 12)
    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 Pulling A "Beyonce": The Surprise Album Phenom
    The trend of surprise albums has definitely caused a shift in the traditional method of releasing music. Interviews, music videos and singles are still protocol (well, usually), but we’ve watched the likes of Jay Z, Beyonce, Kanye West, Skrillex, J. Cole etc.
  • Cover of Diddy & Drake Reportedly Fought Over A Boi-1da Beat [Update: Video Of Diddy Claiming Ownership Of "0-100" Surfaces]
    As we reported yesterday, Diddy and Drake reportedly got into it (well, at least Diddy did) over the weekend, while the two were celebrating DJ Khaled's birthday party at Club LIV in Miami.
  • Cover of Kid Ink Announces New Album "Full Speed" With Cover Art & Release Date
    Now that Kid Ink's new single featuring Tinashe and Usher, "Body Language," is officially off the ground and taking over the airwaves, the rapper is ready to announce a release date, title and cover art for his upcoming sophomore effort.
  • Cover of 10 Remixes That Were Better Than The Original
    The remix. It can mean a lot of things. Today it usually means a trap or house DJ took a tune and chopped it up for the dance-floor, but there was a time in hip-hop where the remix was an opportunity to invite old friends and make new ones over a celebrated beat.
  • Cover of Beyoncé And Jay Z Meet Prince William & Kate Middleton At Nets Game
    It was a royal affair tonight in NYC as Hip-Hop’s most powerful couple caught up with Britain’s royal family at the Barclay’s Center for the Brooklyn Nets game.
  • Cover of Rumors Circulate That Drake & Diddy Got Into A Fight In Miami Last Night [Update: New Details]
    Neither Diddy nor Drake seem like the physical-confrontation-type, but according to a few reports circulating the web this morning, things got physical between the two rappers last night in Miami, at club LIV.
  • Cover of Ludacris Previews "In My Life" Featuring John Legend
    Ludacris and John Legend struck platinum-certification back in 2012 with "Tonight (Best You Ever Had)." It appears the duo is back to recapture the magic with their new collaboration, "In My Life." The latest single to get previewed from Luda's upcoming Burning Bridges EP (available for free on Google Pl
  • Cover of Gillie Da Kid Details Soulja Boy Beef
    In an exclusive interview with HipHopDX, Gillie Da Kid has revealed the full story behind his beef with Soulja Boy, citing a photo that the latter posted on Instagram as being at the root of the problem.
  • Cover of Stream Thelonious Martin's "Wünderkid"
    While only 22, Thelonious Martin has worked with a great number of high profile artists, making a name for himself in the production game. Today, he releases his debut project, which is not dissimilar to a J. Dilla record (someone he's obviously taken inspiration from).
  • Cover of Jeremih Could Be Arrested For Fuddruckers Beer-Chucking Incident
    A few weeks back, Jeremih made headlines when he and his crew were involved in an incident at a Fuddruckers in Billings, MT -- one that reportedly involved he and his crew hitting on a female employee, racism from the staff, and some bottles being thrown.
  • Cover of Kanye West To Perform At World AIDS Day Concert In Times Square
    If you're live in New York, you probably avoid Times Square at all costs, but tonight may be an exception. The World AIDS Day concert is taking place, and a few big names are showing up to raise awareness -- including none other than Kanye West.
  • 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 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.
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