Tag: hip hop


Warner Bros. Records Signs Legendary Hip Hop Group

Warner Bros. Records (WBR) today announced that it has signed a global recording contract with legendary rap group Wu-Tang Clan, including RZA, GZA, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, U-God, Masta Killa, and Cappadonna. As a group, Wu-Tang has sold…

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Nas Speaks on Shaking Up New York: Then and Now

Nas and Angie Martinez have both shaken up New York in their own ways. 20 years ago, Nas dropped one of the most classic hip hop albums with “Illmatic” and he his currently celebrating the album with an amazing tour….


WGCI Announces The Big Jam

The Big Jam Experience is back – New and Improved! 107.5 WGCI is combining an intimate performance environment and a great party vibe with the hottest acts in hip hop together on one stage for one night only! The lineup…

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Kendrick Lamar Speaks on Shaking Up Hip Hop

It’s hard to believe that it has been a year sense Kendrick Lamar dropped that crazy verse on the song “Control.” Kendrick stopped by Big Boy’s Neighborhood and he talks about the aftermath of that notorious verse, shaking up hip…


Mary J. Blige Talks Regaining Her Freedom

The Queen of Hip Hop Soul, Ms. Mary J. Blige sat down with The Breakfast Club at Power 105.1 for a classic interview. She stopped through to talk about her new album, “The London Sessions.” During the interview she talks…

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Jermaine Dupri Talks the Evolution of His Career

Iconic music industry veteran Jermaine Dupri stopped through Hot 97 to make an appearance on the Juan Epstein podcast. The acclaimed producer sits with Cipha Sounds, and Rosenberg to talk about his hip hop history, his evolution in the music…

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Kanye West is a FORCE!

“It was worth it!” were the words I heard over and over and over again after Kanye West closed out the Made in America Festival in LA Sunday night. It was crowded, it was a bit unorganized, there were ridiculous…

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Diamond D Talks Hip Hop History

Legendary hip hop producer, Diamond D stopped by Hot 97 to talk to Ebro and Rosenberg about hip hop and much more. He talks about how sampling hurt his pockets, his new project, his personal hip hop story, how Def Jam…

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DJ Clark Kent Tells Amazing Biggie and Jay Z Story

If you love hip hop and classic industry moments then you definitely want to watch this interview with dj Clark Kent. The legendary dj stopped by Hot 97 to chop it up with Peter Rosenberg and Cipha Sounds on their…


Hip Hop Vet Gives 10 Reasons why Hip Hop Artists should Support Ferguson

Why now or why this particular cause, you may be asking. Talib Kweli actually tweeted his 10 reasons why he needed to go to Ferguson, MO as he is slated to arrive in the city on Tuesday. These 10 reasons alone may inspire, encourage, or spark the brain of other hip hop artists to once again become a voice for the voiceless.


Hip Hop Veteran Headed to Ferguson

There are many people who believe hip hop has failed the community. Many would argue that a culture that once gave a voice to the voiceless seems to be suffering from a bad case of laryngitis when it comes to…

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Will.i.am Says The Music Industry is Dead

Here we go again with another artist proclaiming that the music industry is dead. Nas said, “Hip Hop” was dead some time ago but now Will.i.am, in an interview where he also talks about embracing technology, states vehemently that the music…