Denzel Curry & That Mexican OT Shred A Nasty Trap Beat On “BLACK FLAG FREESTYLE”

Denzel Curry now has one of the most hyped-up rap projects on deck with King Of The Mischievous South Vol. 2. The follow-up mixtape to the 2012 original will drop on July 19 and will feature numerous heavy hitters. Fans can expect to hear Ty Dolla $ign, Juicy J, A$AP Ferg (FERG), TiaCorine, A$AP Rocky, and plenty more. So far, Zel has put forth five singles, with the first dating all the way back to August of last year. Now, Denzel Curry is up to number six with “BLACK FLAG FREESTYLE”.

Every song will have some guest performer in the fold, and on this one, it is That Mexican OT. The Texas rapper has had quite the last 12 months or so, dropping viral singles. However, this feature placement on “BLACK FLAG FREESTYLE” may be another springboard for him. This single is technically not out yet, as Denzel and OT linked up to perform it on the 4 Shooters Only YouTube series, “From The Block”. That being said, this track should be coming to streaming platforms shortly. Overall, this is another banger for Denzel, as him and OT make light work of a grimy and grim Southern trap instrumental that would have come from the Raider Klan days.

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Listen To “BLACK FLAG FREESTYLE” By Denzel Curry & That Mexican OT

Quotable Lyrics:

Ayy, black flag all on my mic’ (On my mic’)
I been known to spend a lot like Bob Barker, the price is right (Hey)
Being broke my kryptonite (Huh), being rich my superpower (Huh)
Smokin’ on these bitter n****s, in my hood we call it sour (Want the smoke)
From the southside of FLA, been through Dade and Broward
Musty a** kush on me, smellin’ like a golden shower (The shower)

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Tommy Richman Is Already Preparing His Debut Album, “Coyote”

Tommy Richman has announced his debut album, Coyote, and the project is dropping soon. Sharing pictures from a photoshoot with Billboard on Instagram, Monday, he wrote: “ANNOUNCING MY DEBUT ALBUM. ITS CALLED COYOTE. BACK OF BILLBOARD MAGAZINE. Thx @billboard. SHOT BY JOSH BELVEDERE.” The move comes just two months after the release of his breakout single, “Million Dollar Baby.”

When the NFR Podcast reposted the news on X (formerly Twitter), fans were surprised by the announcement. “This dude moving quick,” one fan replied. “Usually mfs that come out the gate with a hit will stretch the hit for like a year with remixes and sh*t before they do anything else. Like dawg yall remember jack harlow had what’s poppin summer of ‘19? That sh*t was everywhere for over a year before he dropped an album.” Even Russ responded with praise for Richman: “He’s moving with a sense of urgency and capitalizing on momentum unlike a lot of artists who catch 1 song and parade around for a year and then miss their moment. Kudos to him and his team. You can tell the artists who are prepared to blow up vs the ones who aren’t. Move like you know it’s gonna happen.”

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Tommy Richman Attends iHeartRadio Music Awards

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 01: Tommy Richman attends the 2024 iHeartRadio Music Awards at Dolby Theatre on April 01, 2024, in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

After its release, Richman’s “Million Dollar Baby” became the longest-running number-one song on the TikTok Billboard Top 50, spending five straight weeks at the top spot. Amid popularity on that platform, it debuted at number two on the Billboard Hot 100. He’s since dropped another single in the wake of blowing up titled, “Devil Is a Lie.”

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Check out the announcement for Coyote on Instagram above. Be on the lookout for further updates on Tommy Richman on HotNewHipHop.

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Drake Fans Theorize He Was Taking A Shot At Joe Budden With His “One Trick Ponies” Post

Drake and Kendrick Lamar’s beef has been so hostile and viral that it’s dominated much of the discussion in rap music for months now. Some fans may have even forgotten how many others were initially involved. Rick Ross, Metro Boomin, J. Cole, The Weeknd, and Future were all also roped in. But it wasn’t just rappers involved as many relevant members of the rap media landscape also found them selves caught up in the back and forth. Now, one of Drake’s fans on Twitter came up with a theory that he may have taken shots directly at Joe Budden with a recent Instagram post.

The post dropped earlier this week and fans initially assumed Drake was still talking about Kendrick Lamar. “Goats don’t worry about one trick ponies,” the caption of the post reads. While fans disagreed on what exactly Drizzy might be referencing, there was no concrete answer. But earlier this week a fan on Twitter thinks they may have put it all together. In a post with over 2k likes, a user contrasts Drake’s post with a clip from Joe Budden’s podcast. In the clip, Budden uses the same “one trick pony” phrase that pops up in Drake’s caption, leading some to speculate that it was a direct reference to the podcast host.

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Fans Think Drake Took Shots At Joe Budden

The rap world is still very much feeling the fallout from the beef. Just last week Rick Ross updated the cover art for his diss track “Champagne Moments. “ The move sparked renewed interest in the beef and the strange stories that Ross has been swept up in since it happened. That’s similar to the discussion sparked from the revelation of what Kendrick Lamar thought the first time he heard “Family Matters.”

What do you think of the theory that Drake was taking shots at Joe Budden with his recent Instagram post? Do you agree with the fan’s theory that the post may have been a direct shot at Budden? Let us know in the comment section below.

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Lil B Brings Hazy & Spacey Vibes To Massive 37-Song Expedition “The Book Of Flame”

Lil B is one of hip-hop’s goofy, yet compelling legends the game has ever seen. The Berkeley, California native has some sort of aura to him that is hard to pinpoint. He is elusive while simultaneously being extremely active every year. Furthermore, he is not a hitmaker but still an incredibly influential figure. People can discredit the guy all they want, but he is a respected man amongst his peers. Not too long ago, Lil B came through with a new tape called The Book of Flame, as he continues to build out his discography.

With how often he drops, fans are going to pick out what they view as duds. But listeners seem to be messing with The Book of Flame quite a bit. People were also getting some replay value from his Winged Wheelchair Squad set that he dropped off in late December of last year. This is the follow-up to that and per usual, Lil B is providing a lot of wavy and sometimes grand instrumentals. His ability to make cloud rap songs sound the way they do so often is a true gift. In addition to its highlights, there is the usual massive tracklist. This time through, Lil B has 37 cuts on here, most of which he dominates outside of three. Those guests include Jakal, CGRB, and William Genaro. You can stream The Book of Flame wherever you get your music and quick access links are provided below.

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Listen To The Book Of Flame By Lil B

The Book of Flame Tracklist:

  1. The Book of Flame (Intro)
  2. I Feel Like Im Burning
  3. Dragons Mist
  4. Gatling
  5. The Jacka
  6. You Need Me Dont Leave Me
  7. Blind Swordsman with Jakal
  8. House on the Hill
  9. Dont Stop Running
  10. Top of the Hill
  11. Vampire Party
  12. Moneybagg Yo
  13. Im a Furry
  14. East Atlanta 6
  15. Super Smash Bros
  16. Bobby Brown
  17. You Got
  18. Flipping Birds
  19. Rule
  20. Still Walking
  21. The Book of Flame Ruby Flame
  22. Under a Tree
  23. Dragons on My Back
  24. The Sky Blue with William Genaro, CGRB
  25. Reaching for the Stars (Based Freestyle)
  26. Neil deGrasse Tyson
  27. Came for the World
  28. Trust Em
  29. Tutti Frutti
  30. Cotton and Fruit (Based Freestyle)
  31. Food Is Like Drugs with CGRB
  32. 101 Dalmatians
  33. The Clerk Has Blood on His Hands
  34. Yall Hear the Noises
  35. Itches and Wisdom
  36. Watch the Dough Rise
  37. Open the Doors (Outro)

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Rob Schneider Goes Off On Will Smith In Explicit Rant

Rob Schneider went after Will Smith in an explicit-ridden rant during an appearance on The Kyle & Jackie O Show. In doing so, he labeled the Oscar winner an “a**hole” who is a “liar” and “utter fraud” behind the scenes, despite his nice-guy reputation. “Will Smith has been hiding the fact of who he really is and it was exposed that night that he’s really an a**hole,” he said, referencing the Academy Awards ceremony during which he slapped host Chris Rock.

“It’s a deep, dark thing to do that in front of all those people and to a really great legendary comedian, who’s literally the best comedian of our generation,” Schneider said. “You wouldn’t have this whole wave of comedy that came after if it wasn’t for Chris Rock. He’s kicked open the doors.”

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Rob Schneider Performs During Event For RFK Jr.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 21: Comedian Rob Schneider attends “A Night of Laughter With RFK Jr. & Friends” hosted by the Kennedy campaign at Million Dollar Theater on February 21, 2024 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)

Smith received a 10-year ban from the Academy Awards for the incident, which Schneider says wasn’t harsh enough. “Will is a douchebag,” Schneider said. “The thing is that’s how politically correct the Academy is. That they were so cowardly because if I would have done that, they would have been hauled off to prison.” He further theorized the organization was “so worried about being racist or whatever.” He added: “The point is, violence is what it is. And whether the color of your skin or your religion, it doesn’t matter if you commit a crime in front of other people, you get hauled out of there.” Check out the full comments below.

Rob Schneider Calls Out Will Smith

Schnieder isn’t the only celebrity to criticize Smith for the slap amid the release of Bad Boys: Ride or Die. Stephen A. Smith also recently demanded an explanation for the incident, arguing that “figuratively, the Black community was slapped.” After facing backlash for those remarks, he walked back the criticism. Be on the lookout for further updates on Rob Schneider on HotNewHipHop.

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Tems drops highly-anticipated debut album, Born in the Wild

Tems drops highly anticipated debut album

Following a long string of success with chart-topping singles, Tems’ debut album has finally dropped and does not disappoint.

Born in the Wild, which dropped June 7, showcases the artist’s lyrical genius as well as her versatility and range from the hypnotic opening track “Born in the Wild” to the dance-track beat-heavy sound of “Forever” to her own spin on hip-hop on “T-Unit.”

The artist’s eclectic musical influences are evident throughout the 18-song album, which includes previously released track “Love Me Jeje” and include R&B, African beats and rhythms, soul, hip-hop, and poetry “Burning” is reminiscent of old-school R&B sounds, but with a distinct switch up of pace that keeps the listener engaged while simultaneously being hypnotized by Tems’ voice, which is overlaid to sound almost like a duet on the track.

The Nigerian singer’s African influence is evidence with the subtle Afrobeats sound that’s infused with a classic R&B sound in the musical tracks as well as the spoken interludes.  Tems’ musical ability never overshadows her talent for lyricism with her poetic capabilities shining through exceptionally well on “Ready.”

Guest artists include Asake (in the Reggae-esque “Get it Right”) and J. Cole (on “Free Fall”), demonstrating her ability to weave seamlessly between genres all on the same album.

As for the name and symbolism behind the debut album, Tems stated: “Born In The Wild is a story of transformation, from a cocoon to a butterfly,” continuing to explain that the album “speaks on surviving mental wilderness and coming to a place where one can thrive. It’s about finally accepting oneself and embodying the woman I was born to be. It shows the different dimensions of who I am, from a cub to a lioness.”

The album release coincides with Tems’ upcoming BORN IN THE WILD WORLD TOUR, which starts on June 12 in London and will continue throughout Europe and North America before heading to Africa and finally concluding in Australia on November 15. Tour information can be found at

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💍 Jennifer Lopez Puts Her Wedding Ring On Full Display Amid Ben Affleck Divorce Rumors

Rumors that Jennifer Lopez and her husband Ben Affleck are going their separate ways have been rampant for weeks now. Reportedly, he moved out of their $60 million home a while ago despite them only having purchased it a bit over a year ago. He’s also been less consistent in wearing his wedding ring lately. Of course, this is only further fueling speculation that a divorce could possibly be imminent.

Over the weekend, however, the songstress was spotted with her ring on full display. She enjoyed dinner with a friend at an upscale Santa Monica restaurant. While this certainly appears to suggest that the couple isn’t quite finished yet, social media users are still suspicious. After all, the house has been getting shown to potential buyers for two weeks already, despite them almost certainly losing money when they sell.

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J-Lo Keeps Fans Guessing

 💍 Jennifer Lopez Puts Her Wedding Ring On Full Display Amid Ben Affleck Divorce Rumors
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez at the 81st Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2024 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Golden Globes 2024/Golden Globes 2024 via Getty Images)

Luckily, it doesn’t look like she’s the only one still sporting their ring. Ben Affleck also recently put his back on. He was seen out and about yesterday wearing it, after making headlines for shedding it a couple of weeks prior. This seemingly suggests that the pair haven’t called it quits officially. It could also just be an attempt to keep prying eyes out of their business.

We’re not permitted to post the images directly on HotNewHipHop, but if you’d like to see them, you can do so by clicking the Via link below. What do you think of Jennifer Lopez getting spotted with her wedding ring on amid rumors that she and Ben Affleck have gone their separate ways? Do you think this means anything, or are fans overthinking it? Share your thoughts in the comments section down below, and keep an eye on HNHH for more updates.

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Moneybagg Yo Promises “Classic” Lil Durk Verse On New Album

Late last month, Moneybagg Yo took to Instagram to delay the release of his upcoming album, Speak Now. The project was originally slated for release on May 24, however, it’s now expected to arrive on June 14. Of course, the announcement left many fans disappointed, though the rapper promised that the wait would be well worth it.

“Just Got A Crazyyyyy Feature In I Couldn’t Drop This Project Without,” he wrote alongside a photo of him at the drawing board. “Now Everything Locked In Fasho sho Its Worth Da Wait👀🔒🔥.” He didn’t share any more details at the time, leaving fans to speculate. While a definitive tracklist has yet to be released, listeners now know to expect an appearance from none other than Lil Durk.

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Speak Now Is Coming Soon

Once again, Moneybagg Yo hopped on Instagram today to share the exciting news, praising the Chicago-born performer for wasting no time turning in his verse. “Dat N***a @lildurk Sent Me A Verse Back In Less Than 20 mins Of Me Sending It To Em Da Night Before I Had To Turn My Project In And Its 1 of Dem Classic Day 1 Smurk Verses 🔥🔥🔥🔥🗣🗣,” he revealed. “#SPEAKNOW JUNE 14th 👀😬.” The post arrived alongside a screenshot of some tests the two artists exchanged, showing that Moneybagg Yo had nothing but nice things to say about Lil Durk’s verse.

Speak Now will follow the release of Moneybagg Yo’s recently unveiled single, “Play Da Fool.” It’s also scheduled to drop before yet another album he has in the works exclusively for his female fans. It doesn’t have an official release date yet, but according to the Memphis MC, it’ll have “Melodic Vibes.” What do you think of Moneybagg Yo teasing his upcoming collaboration with Lil Durk? Are you looking forward to hearing it? What about Moneybagg’s new album, Speak Now? Share your thoughts in the comments section down below, and keep an eye on HNHH for more updates.

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HerSource: Hottest Spring WNBA Pre-Game Looks

HerSource Hottest Spring WNBA Pre Game Looks

Summer is heating up and the WNBA is hotter than ever- and the league’s top ladies are showing that they’re not just insanely talented on the court, but they also have quite the eye for fashion. From the bright to the bold, we have a roundup of some of the hottest pre-game fits to kick off this record-breaking season.

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HOT 97’s Summer Jam Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Legendary Performances and Viral Sensations

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Yesterday marked the 30th anniversary of the hottest music event of the summer – HOT 97’s Summer Jam hip-hop festival. To celebrate this milestone, HOT 97 brought together legendary acts and today’s most viral sensations, creating an unforgettable experience for fans of all ages. Whether you were a long-time listener or a new fan, there was something for everyone to dance, bop, and recite rhymes to.

Held at the state-of-the-art UBS Arena, the festival drew a crowd of 19,000 fans eager to party with their favorite acts. The energy was electric from the Pre-Summer Jam festival all the way to the main show.

Chart-topping artists who lit up the stage included Doja Cat, Sexyy Red, French Montana, Davido, Gunna, and some of hip hop’s fresh faces Connie Diamond, Lola Brooke, and Cash Cobain. Hip hop legends Method Man and Redman rocked the stage with a powerful rendition of “Da Rockwilder,” igniting the crowd.

Lola Brooke captivated the audience with her sizzling summer hits “Don’t Play With It” and “You.” Viral rising star Cash Cobain kept the energy soaring with his show-stopping performance of “Fisherrr” and other crowd favorites. Big Daddy Kane shared a heartfelt moment with the crowd, bringing out the late Mister Cee’s brother and sister to commemorate the Hot 97 DJ Mister Cee tribute with a moment of silence, instructing the crowd to throw up C’s. Headliner Doja Cat didn’t come to play, giving a trancing performance and bringing out surprise guests ASAP Ferg, Busta Rhymes, and crowd favorite Gunna before closing out her set with fan-favorite “Paint The Town Red.”

The exclusive media lounge was buzzing with artists such as Offset, ASAP Ferg, YG Marley, Bay Swag, Davido, and more. Celebrities enjoyed exclusive Ellesse apparel gifts from The Now PR and engaged in epic interviews with Fox 5’s Lisa Evers as well as HOT 97 personalities DJ Mike Medium and DJ Wallah. Ending the red carpet, Sexxy Red turned heads and made jaws drop with her unique teddy bear. The excitement was palpable as they mingled with the press and greeted fans, setting the tone for an extraordinary evening.

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HOT 97 Summer Jam’s 30th anniversary was more than a concert; it was a historic celebration of hip hop, showcasing the genre’s enduring legacy and vibrant future.

Watch the recap below!

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