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Doja Cat, Offset, Method Man & Redman To Headline Hot 97’s Summer Jam

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It’s official: The lineup for Hot 97’s highly anticipated Summer Jam concert has been revealed. Now in its 30th year, this one-day festival secures Hot 97’s legacy of innovation and cultural influence in the hip-hop community. Visit for more information On June 2nd, a slew of music’s biggest artists will take the stage at […]

Lil Tjay Involved in Scuffle Backstage at Summer Jam

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Lil Tjay got into an altercation at this past weekend’s Hot 97 Summer Jam. A video online shows TJay being held back by security at UBS Arena. In the video, he can hear, “You’re gonna be fired!” Visit for more information In the video, the cameraman stated someone “popped on” Lil Tjay. Lil Tjay […]

Photo Recap: Cardi B Brings Out 21 Savage, Latto, and GloRilla During Her Headlining Hot 97 Summer Jam Set

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Sunday night (June 4), Cardi B delivered an explosive performance at Hot 97’s Summer Jam. The Bronx native took the stage with an ensemble of her top collaborators, treating fans to an unforgettable night of music and entertainment. Visit for more information Cardi B‘s set included crowd favorites like “Bartier Cardi” featuring 21 Savage, […]

Recap: Hot 97’s NYC-Themed Summer Jam 2023 Gives It Up For The Ladies

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Hot 97’s Summer Jam 2023 rang off Sunday night with a classic New York themed concert to welcome the show to its newest venue UBS Arena in Queens. Visit for more information It was a breezy—but rain-less Sunday afternoon and the kickoff to Hot 97’s Summer Jam 2023 did not disappoint. With the history […]

Fivio Foreign Announces He’s ‘Free’ Following Weapon Possession Arrest

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Fivio Foreign spent three months behind bars for charges including weapon possession and resisting arrest. Visit for more information The “Big Drip” rapper tweeted “Free” once he was released and hinted that he can make an appearance at Hot 97’s Summer Jam. The annual music festival returns on August 22nd after being cancelled in […]

Hot 97 Announces The Return of Summer Jam Concert in August

Hot 97 Announces The Return of Summer Jam Concert in August

After a year of hiatus in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Hot 97 is returning with the annual Summer Jam concert. Visit for more information The artist lineup has yet to be announced but the New York Hip Hop and R&B radio station will be bringing the vibes to MetLife Stadium on August […]

Hot 97’s Summer Jam Postponed Due to Coronavirus

Hot 97 Announces The Return of Summer Jam Concert in August

Hot 97 is forced to postpone its annual Summer Jam concert due to the coronavirus. Visit for more information 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, […]

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. Visit […]

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. Visit for more information 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 […]

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. Visit for more information “He showed up […]

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. Visit for more information Peep his the entire set below if you couldn’t make it to MetLife […]

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


Visit for more information 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 […]

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. Visit for more information The Breakfast Club radio show (minus Charlamagne) made an appearance on behalf of […]

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. Visit for more information 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 […]

The Show Must Go On: Despite The Drama, Summer Jam Forged Ahead Last Night

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Hot 97’s Summer Jam is a yearly tradition for Hip Hop fans and despite this year’s chaos, the show went ahead last night [Sunday, June 5] as best as the organizers could possibly muster. Visit for more information The festival got off to a late start after inclement weather caused the show to be […]