HOT 97’S SUMMER JAM 2011 PRESENTED BY BOOST MOBILE
LIL WAYNE, CHRIS BROWN, WIZ KHALIFA, DRAKE, RICK ROSS, FABOLOUS AND MANY MORE PERFORMED FOR A SOLD OUT CROWD AT
HOT 97’S SUMMER JAM 2011 “DISTRICT 97″
( New York , NY ) ““ Where else can you see Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, Drake, Rick Ross, Wiz Khalifa, Fabolous, Birdman, Dipset, Lloyd Banks, Waka Flocka and a colossal amount of surprise celebrity guests all on one stage? Only at HOT 97’s Summer Jam 2011. Over 50,000 of the biggest hip-hop and R&B fans turned out to see this epic event at The New Meadowlands Stadium, Sunday, June 5, 2011 for another sold out show.
From the pre-show HOT 97 Festival Village stage with performances by on the rise artists, Ricky Blaze, Big Sean, Yelawolf, Pusha T., Ace Hood, BIG K.R.I.T and The Boost Mobile MC Battle, to the breathtaking and unforgettable main stage music medleys, HOT 97’s Summer Jam, the most anticipated summer concert event, showed and proved yet another year why tens of thousands of loyal listeners turn out annually to see the biggest and best on the hip-hop and R&B scene.
HOT 97’s Summer Jam is known for its star studded line-up and surprises and this year was no different with special guest appearances by Diddy, Busta Rhymes, Jadakiss, DJ Khaled, Wale, Swizz Beats, Mobb Deep, Ryan Leslie, Lloyd, Olivia, Meek Mill, Kevin McCall, Maino, Jeremih, Big Sean, Travis Porter, Ace Hood and Young Money’s Shanelle, Jae Millz, Tyga, Mack Maine, Cory Gunz and Lil Twist.
HOT 97’s annual Summer Jam concert is the largest and most anticipated summer concert event and this year it took its global brand to the next level by making internet history as the first radio station to live video webcast a concert on www.HOT97.com in partnership with UStream. With 565,373 total streams throughout the day, HOT 97’s reach stretched far outside The New Meadowlands Stadium streaming live to 21 countries with Canada , United Kingdom , Brazil , Japan and France being the top five countries to stream Summer Jam 2011 following of the United States .
“It was a monumental success! HOT 97’s Summer Jam 2011″¦was a sold out show full of energy, without incident and a lot of crazy passionate fans and artists in one building and one district. “District 97” was THE hip hop destination and for the first time was streamed for the world to witness. We had fans far and wide from Europe to Australia tune in. An amazing event where history is made every year due to the incredible collaboration and effort of HOT 97 talent both off and on air,” said Alex Cameron, SVP, Market Manager of Emmis Communications.
If you missed any of HOT 97’s Summer Jam 2011, or want a look at all of the exclusive photos and behind the scenes interviews, log on to www.HOT97.com.
HOT 97 Summer Jam 2011 was presented by Boost Mobile and made HOT by XXL, Bud Light, McDonald’s, Lincoln Technical Institute, MTV/Gilead, E&J Brandy, SPIKE TV, Skull Candy, Truth Campaign, EZ Pawn, Eastside Gynecology and The Marines.