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Hot 97’s Summer Jam Postponed Due to Coronavirus


Hot 97 is forced to postpone its annual Summer Jam concert due to the coronavirus. The Hip-Hop station’s radio personality, Ebro Darden, announced it on Instagram on Tuesday afternoon. “Right now, the health of our community is our number one priority,” the statement read. “Due to the on-going COVID-19 crisis, we have made the decision […]

50 Cent Threatens Ebro: ‘He Will Be Punched In the Face Shortly’

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50 Cent is notorious for operating in uncomfortable situations. He works well with tension. Social media’s favorite troll uses the provocative content that entices people to tune in. Recently, Instagram took down a post of his that was deemed inappropriate. The Power television producer was not too pleased about the removal of his post. “Follw […]

Swizz Beatz Challenges Timbaland to Continue ‘The Smoke’ via Album

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A year ago when Nas said, “I’m with the smoke” producers and beatmakers alike rejoiced over a battle between the mega-producers Swizz Beatz and Timbaland. But wait there’s more! Could there an album battle in the works? For any person who creates music, certain producers have a signature style. Swizz Beatz’s high energy, amazing sample […]

Ebro Explains Why Tekashi 6ix9ine Wasn’t Invited to 2018 Summer Jam


The static between Ebro Darden and Tekashi 6ix9ine just turned up a notch when the Brooklyn rapper appeared to Summer Jam last weekend in makeup to allegedly “investigate” the artist entrance at the concert, although the radio personality made is crystal clear that he wasn’t invited to perform. “He showed up to the Summer Jam on […]

Is There Still Time Left For Lil Wayne to Properly Release ‘Tha Carter V’?

Yesterday (June 10) we celebrated the 10-year anniversary of arguably Lil Wayne’s greatest LP, Tha Carter III. To top off the celebration, Weezy performed at this year’s HOT 97 Summer Jam, which also doubled as the show’s 25th anniversary. Peep his the entire set below if you couldn’t make it to MetLife Stadium last night: Advertisement After […]

Did Ashanti Assist Jay-Z in ’01 Summer Jam Diss Against Prodigy?

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Hot 97’s Summer Jam is the best place in Hip Hop for MC’s to get things off their chest.  At 2001’s show, Jay-Z was on his “Brooklyn bullsh*t” when he sent a direct shot at Queens’ Prodigy (of Mobb Deep). “When I was pushing weight back in ’88, you was a ballerina/I got the pictures, I […]

Konshens Featured On Bacardi USA “Break Free” Ad Produced By Major Lazer & Ft. Machel Montano


Konshens continues to dominate as dancehall’s leading force crossing over into the mainstream in the past year. The Jamaican star’s voice shines bright on Bacardi’s latest “Break Free” commercial, airing across the nation. The track “Front of the Line”(also featuring vocals from Trinidadian soca artist Machel Montano) is by heavyweight producers Major Lazer, who have collaborated with the spirits brand for “The Sound Of Rum” campaign.

Are You Ready? ‘Power’ Returns For Season 3 On July 17

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The highly anticipated third season of the Starz show, Power, will be returning to television screens on July 17 after almost a year of being off air. Late last month the executive producer, 50 Cent, took to his Twitter to announce the shows return. Back JULY 17 best show on TV season 3.check out the […]

Fabolous Hints At New Music For Summer ’16


This past weekend JAM’N 94.5 in Boston hosted their Summer Jam 2016. Fetty Wap, Ty Dolla $ign, Kevin Gates, Fabolous, Kid Ink and Young Thug headlined the show with a few guest appearances to surprise the fans. The Breakfast Club radio show (minus Charlamagne) made an appearance on behalf of the iHeart Radio team and […]

GOOD Music Stomped The Summer Jam Stage In Unreleased Yeezy Boost 750’s


It wouldn’t be like Kanye West if it weren’t in style. The artists of G.O.O.D. Music took to the Summer Jam stage last night [Monday, June 6] rocking a pair of Kanye’s unreleased grey/gumball bottom Yeezy Boost 750s. The sneaker made its debut on stage as each artist matched with the designer himself. Fans have long […]

Hot 97 Unveils 2016 Summer Jam Main Stage Lineup

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A couple days ago, Hot 97 unveiled the lineup for the Festival Stage of its annual Summer Jam concert, which will feature the likes of Chance The Rapper, Tory Lanez, Desiigner, Post Malone and more, but today we now have an idea of who will be taking over the main stage of the biggest concert […]

R.I.P. DJ Big Kap


Keith Carter aka Legendary DJ Big Kap passed away today[February 3, 2016] in NYC at the age of 45. As one of the premier DJs from New York’s Flip Squad DJ crew, Kap’s impact on NYC Hip Hop is unparalleled. His most memorable project was The Tunnel album with Funkmaster Flex, featuring some of Hip […]

Watch Fabolous’ “Awwright” Video

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Fabolous has been doing “Awwright” lately. Fresh off his Summer Jam domination, Loso follows up with an interpretation of Kendrick Lamar‘s To Pimp A Butterfly stand-out track, which was originally produced for Fab last year. In the video above, we finally have the full-length version of the Pharrell Williams and Sounwave-produced joint, just in time […]

Teyana Taylor Brings Out Total at Summer Jam, Talks the Music Scene in Harlem

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When Kanye West stressed that Teyana Taylor‘s debut album, VII, was important for the state of R&B at her Los Angeles listening party last year, he wasn’t just blindly praising the young Harlem native he signed 5 years ago. VII has since been praised as a necessary refresher course in classic R&B by critics nationwide, […]

Travi$ Scott Nearly Incited a Riot at Summer Jam’s Festival Stage


Travis Scott just went crazy. #SummerJam15 — The Source Magazine (@TheSource) June 7, 2015   We’re not even inside Metlife Stadium yet, and the madness has begun Travis Scott was the final act on Hot 97’s Summer Jam Festival Stage, and it was well worth the wait. Shortly after Joey Bada$$ performed an impressive […]