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  • Cover of Get Your Music Video On HotNewHipHop With HeatSeekers Video Edition [Update: September 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.   This week's winner is Jay Gudda, with his video for "Yours Truly." To view other past winners click HERE.
  • Cover of Diddy's Revolt TV Is Having Trouble Bringing Up Viewership
    We've seen Diddy's Revolt TV brand all over the net since its inception last year, but it looks like the TV network itself is having trouble increasing its viewership.
  • Cover of Diddy Buys $40 Million House In L.A.
    There are mansions, and then there are Diddy-style mansions. Yes, it's no secret that the hip-hop mogul is in a league of his own when it comes to cash, and most recently, he's used to it to purchase a 17,000 square foot mansion outside of L.A.
  • Cover of SZA Says Kendrick Lamar's Storytelling Is "On A Grander Scale" On His New Album
    As if Kendrick Lamar's follow-up to good kid, m.A.A.d city needed any more hype.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: September 11
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Money Problems Played Role In Simone Battle's Suicide
    Details about Simone Battle's suicide earlier this week have slowly started to emerge.
  • Cover of Kanye West, Rick Ross & Diddy Accused Of Stealing French Montana Song "Gucci Mane"
    French Montana has been teasing fans about a track titled "Gucci Mane", which is slated to be his next single, as he recently told MTV News. The record has an all-star cast, both Rick Ross and Lil Wayne are featured on it while Kanye West helped produce it.
  • Cover of The Game Mourns Simone Battle After G.R.L. Singer's Apparent Suicide
    For those unfamiliar, Simone Battle was a member of the five-member group G.R.L. (a spin-off of The Pussycat Dolls) and an early contestant on the popular television series "The X Factor." Yesterday, she was found dead in West Hollywood at the age of 25-years-old.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar's "good kid, m.A.A.d city" Inspires A College Course
    Inspiring college courses is rarely thought of as a benchmark for songwriters, but with the works of Jay Z, Bruce Springsteen and 2Pac all being the focus of past classes at accredited universities, maybe it's time we start doing so.
  • Cover of Migos Get Into Fight With Fans During Nashville Show
    Migos are the latest rappers to get into a brawl with fans. At a recent show in Nashville, the trio of Atlanta MCs got into a fight with plenty of fans in attendance, and there's video footage courtesy of TMZ to prove it.
  • Cover of Kid Ink Announces New Single "Body Language"
    Although Kid Ink just released a tape with his BatGang crew last week, he's already prepared to start promoting his upcoming sophomore album with its first single. "Body Language," the Cashmere Cat and Stargate-produced leadoff single from Ink's yet-to-be-titled 2015 album, arrives on September 9th. 
  • Cover of Kid Cudi Faints At Chicago Show
    Kid Cudi is known to be a pretty active performer, and it seems like his live show got the best of him last night in Chicago. The Cleveland rapper lowered himself to the photo pit level below stage at the show, interacting with fans and signing an autograph before collapsing quite suddenly.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino To Voice Spider-Man In New Animated Series
    Even though his longtime run with NBC’s "Community" show has come to end, that isn't stopping Childish Gambino, aka Donald Glover, from hitting the small screen this season.
  • Cover of Shooting The Shit With Sir Michael Rocks
    Sir Michael Rocks is not new when it comes to this rapping thing. He's been doing it for almost ten years now, yet he can still be considered a young'n at the current age of 26 (and in fact, he's often grouped in with the young'ns, something we discuss during our interview).
  • Cover of G-Unit Releases A Surprise New EP, "The Beauty Of Independence"
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" Video Sets VEVO Record For Most Views In A Day
    The artwork for Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" single certainly turned some heads, but it seems the video for the track made an even larger impression. The official clip for Minaj's "Baby Got Back" inspired romp hit the net Tuesday night, and accumulated 19.6 million views over the following 24 hours.
  • Cover of Who's That Girl?: Sacha Chang (Interview & Gallery)
    Name: Sacha Chang Age: 25   Hometown: LA   Relationship Status: Single   Are you familiar with Hot New Hip Hop?: Of course! Check you out everyday to get the latest. Sacha, let's get right to it, you have an accent, where are you from?
  • Cover of Kid Cudi Questions Lupe Fiasco's "Personalized Verse" On Twitter, Lupe Responds
    The other day Lupe Fiasco took to Twitter to declare a new initiative for his fans. Lupe announced he'd be offering up a personalized one verse song for fans for the price of $500. He made it clear this is not for a feature or collaboration, but for the fan's own personal enjoyment.  
  • Cover of On The Come Up: YS
    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 Nicki Minaj's Best "Anaconda" GIFs
    The hype around Nicki Minaj's ass-tastic "Anaconda" cover art was pretty substantial, but when clips from the video arrived, it was clear the Young Money rapper was taking things to the next level.
  • Cover of Kid Ink Sued After His Dog Attacks Pizza Delivery Man
    According to TMZ, Kid Ink's legal problems may have just taken a turn for the worse. According the gossip reports, Ink is now being sued by a pizza delivery man named Garnik Nazarian after the man was attacked by Ink's dog at the rapper's Granada Hills home.
  • Cover of Kid Ink Reportedly Arrested In Las Vegas
    Las Vegas isn't exactly the most "peaceful" city in the States, especially in the early hours of the morning. Regardless, Kid Ink was reportedly arrested for disturbing said peace today.
  • Cover of The Baddest B-Sides
    The term B-sides comes from the vinyl record days, when artists would release a single, then put a little extra something on the reverse side for the fans.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: August 14
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of David Banner Speaks On The Psychology Of Violence Against Black Youth
    If you follow David Banner beyond his explicit hit singles about intercourse, you'll know that the Mississippi rapper-producer actually has quite the track-record when it comes to the topic of race relations.
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