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Funkmaster Flex Lists His Top 50 Living MCs List


With all the talk going on about a top 50 rappers list, legendary Hot 97 DJ Funkmaster Flex through his hat in the ring posting his top 50 on Instagram Monday morning. Flex based his list on skill level, bars, body of work and impact. Jay-Z earned the number 1 spot on Flex’s list, followed […]

Funkmaster Flex Honors Nipsey Hussle at ‘Millenium Tour’


Hip-Hop has lost one of its elite soldiers. What an unexpected way to start a new month. Nipsey Hussle was gunned down outside of his clothing store in Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon. The Grammy-nominated rapper was shot multiple times, along with 2 other victims, who survived. Hussle, who was born, Ermias Asghedom, posted a […]

Fat Joe: Jadakiss Is NOT Top 5 DOA, Jay-Z Is The Best Of All Time


Did the Don Cartagena just play Jadakiss’ entire last album title and concept? Well, it appears that Fat Joe isn’t that impressed with the L.O.X. front man as the rest of the Hip Hop world, including Jay-Z who actually just signed Jada to a management deal through his Roc Nation imprint. The Terror Squad general […]

Funkmaster Flex Accuses Travis Scott Of Copying A$AP Rocky’s Style

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Funkmaster Flex took to Twitter on Monday (April 2), accusing a certain rapper of copying A$AP Rocky’s style. The veteran DJ later named Travis Scott as the artist who copied the A$AP Mob frontman. After a Twitter user hit back at the veteran DJ calling Scott “a better rapper”, Flex put out a bet saying […]

Black Thought Breaks The Internet With Furious Ten Minute Freestyle

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The internet broke into pieces on Thursday (Dec. 14) after one of the greatest emcees of all time, lead lyricist of hip-hop band The Roots, Black Thought, hypnotized the masses with a ten minute long lyrically luxurious freestyle on Funkmaster Flex‘s Hot 97 show. Over the classic instrumental of Mobb Deep‘s “The Learning (Burn),” the […]

DJ Funkmaster Flex amongst others inducted in the Bronx Walk of Fame

This past weekend Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and The Bronx Tourism Council hosted it’s annual Bronx Ball, the premier event of Bronx Week and the official celebration of this year’s inductees to the Bronx Walk of Fame. This year’s honorees included Hip-Hop pioneer Funkmaster Flex, Latin music superstar Prince Royce, Orange is the […]

Funkmaster Flex: Biggie Died Because Tupac Lied


In a forty minute Instagram Live post, Funkmaster Flex revisits the touchy Tupac discussion, where he addresses the critics who questioned why he waited until 20 years after Pac’s passing to speak on what really happened to cause the demise of two of the greatest emcees the game has known. After calling on a couple […]

Funkmaster Flex and Cash Jones Claim Tupac “Not a Legend” [Watch]


20 years after the death of Hip-Hop icon Tupac, Hot 97 on air personality Funkmaster Flex and Ray J‘s manager Cash Jones are throwing out claims that have sent fans into a frenzy. During an Instagram Live session, Funkmaster Flex and Junior Mafia member Lil’ Cease began talking about the night when Tupac was shot […]

Mary J. Blige Talks Divorce, New Album and Working with Kanye [Watch]


Queen of Hip-Hop and R&B, Mary J. Blige, has been through a lot publicly over the past year regarding her marriage, but one thing about Mary is she turns her pain into great music. In an interview with Funkmaster Flex for Hot 97’s “#WeGotAStoryToTell”, MJB discusses her upcoming album and now she began working with […]

Remy Ma Returns with “Another One” Aimed at Nicki Minaj [Listen]

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Nicki Minaj may be keeping fans on the edge of their seats waiting for her response to Remy Ma‘s now infamous “ShEther” diss, but Remy’s not holding back. Just days after hitting us her “ShEther,” Remy decides to take a page out of Drake‘s book and hit us with her latest diss track “Another One” […]

Vince Staples Freestyles His Thoughts on Black Lives Matter with Funkmaster Flex

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Vince Staples stepped into the HOT 97 studios with Funkmaster Flex and hit him with a freestyle weighing in on the Black Lives Matter movement. A medley of topics flowed into the bars of the Norf Side, Long Beach-bred rapper: white privilege, gentrification, the lack of black-owned businesses, poor education, police brutality, and more. With […]

Drake Takes More Shots at Funkmaster Flex in New York


Drake spent 3 nights in New York City this weekend, performing at Madison Square Garden and the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on his Summer Sixteen Tour with Future and two of his most promising OVO Sound acts, DVSN and Roy Woods. As always, it’s a huge deal when an artist of Drake’s caliber performs multiple […]

[Listen] Funkmaster Flex Rants About Drake During Hot 97 Show

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He’s been” looking for revenge,” for quite some time now, so when Drake took to the stage at Madison Square Garden he had a thing or two to say about Hot 97. It was originally reported by many outlets that the Hotline Bling singer said “f*ck Hot 97” but when video and audio footage appeared, […]

[Event Recap] Pusha T Live At B.B. Kings, New York City


The El Presidente of G.O.O.D. Music reminded fans last night [Monday, July 11] why Kanye West appointed him as the head honcho of his music empire. A mixture of new lyrical craftmanship with classic timeless art, Pusha T was a knockout for fans at B.B. Kings in Times Square who wanted to hear authentic, genuine […]

Funk Flex Disses Drake Once Again

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Though months have passed since this summers feud between Drake and Meek Mill, the time passed has done nothing to quell the beef. Hot 97′s Funkmaster Flex played an integral, premiering Meek Mill’s response track “Wanna Know,” over the airwaves.  This past weekend while spinning at a Jadakiss T5DOA event in Long Island, Flex was […]