The 2020 XXL Freshman Class has been unveiled, featuring Polo G, Jack Harlow, Lil Keed, NLE Choppa, Rod Wave, Calboy, Mulatto, Chika, Fivio Foreign, Lil Tjay, Baby Keem, and 24kGoldn.https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/xxl-freshman-class-2020-revealed-lil-keed-polo-g-jack-harlow-and-more-news.115878.html
https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/benny-the-butcher-and-scott-storch-connect-news.115879.html In the midst of an ongoing Griselda takeover, Benny The Butcher connects with Scott Storch to make some music.
https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/logic-announces-no-pressure-101-album-breakdown-news.115884.html Logic is gearing up to go behind-the-scenes with another “No Pressure” breakdown, streaming on Twitch tomorrow.
Detroit’s own 42 Dugg puts his legal drama on the back burner to release a new music video for his “Young & Turnt 2” deluxe edition track “Big 4’s,” featuring a cameo from Yo Gotti.https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/42-dugg-enlists-yo-gotti-for-a-cameo-in-his-video-for-big-4s-new-video.46248.html
Miami melodist Twelve’Len prepares for his new EP with the melodic single “LIARS [ACT I].” https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/twelve-len-creates-a-vibe-on-liars-act-i-new-song.1988231.html
Lil Keed releases a new short film to accompany “Trapped On Cleveland 3,” giving us a behind-the-scenes look at his life.https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/lil-keed-offers-bts-look-at-his-life-in-new-trapped-on-cleveland-3-short-film-news.115887.html
Royce Da 5’9″ calls out XXL over the 2020 Freshman Class reveal, refusing to do any more interviews with the publication after they left out Detroit from this year’s list.https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/royce-da-59-refuses-future-xxl-interviews-trashes-2020-freshman-list-news.115889.html
The Weeknd, Roddy Ricch, Maluma and CNCO join the list of performers for the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards ceremony.https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/the-weeknd-and-roddy-ricch-added-to-lineup-of-2020-mtv-vmas-performers-news.115885.html
People are going off about the new XXL Freshman List, arguing that Don Toliver definitely earned himself a spot.https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/2020-xxl-freshman-reactions-don-toliver-snubbed-jack-harlow-and-fivio-foreign-criticized-news.115891.html
The blockbuster collaboration between Juice WRLD and The Weeknd gets an official music video release, and both pop icons are animated to CGI perfection.https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/juice-wrld-and-the-weeknd-get-animated-for-the-official-video-to-smile-new-video.46249.html
Devonte Green, an NBA prospect who has played at Indiana for the last four years, isn’t happy about J. Cole getting a look with the Detroit Pistons.https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/j-cole-nba-try-out-earns-criticism-from-danny-greens-brother-news.115892.html
Lil Yachty and Future release the new music video for “Pardon Me” off “Lil Boat 3.”https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/lil-yachty-and-future-embrace-imperfection-with-glitchy-pardon-me-video-new-video.46250.html
https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/will-smith-reacts-to-fresh-prince-spin-off-bel-air-trailer-news.115888.html The drama series will offer a dark spin on the beloved sitcom.
Cardi B urges everybody offended by her new single “WAP” to check out some vintage Florida rappers, including Trina, Khia, and Jacki-O.https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/trina-trends-after-cardi-b-uses-her-to-defend-wap-raunchiness-news.115895.html
Akon says that America does not care about its history of slavery, inviting Black Americans to move away from the past.https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/akon-says-america-should-move-past-slavery-just-gotta-let-it-go-news.115896.html