Funkmaster Flex News

  • Ebro Speaks On Funk Flex Fiasco, Responds To Power 105.1
    Ebro Speaks On Funk Flex Fiasco, Responds To Power 105.1
    Jul 28, 2015 at 10:59am
    Last night, Hot 97 promised listeners a Drake diss record from Meek Mill, to be premiered by Funkmaster Flex. However, the song never came through, and thus it left Hot 97 and Funk Flex in the lurch.
  • Charlamagne Tha God Gives Funkmaster Flex "Donkey Of The Day"
    Charlamagne Tha God Gives Funkmaster Flex "Donkey Of The Day"
    Jul 28, 2015 at 10:04am
    Yesterday, Funkmaster Flex dropped the ball (or, Meek Mill dropped the ball and therefore Funk Flex could not catch the metaphorical ball), when the Meek Mill diss track he promised Hot 97 listeners fell through.
  • Online Petition Started To Force Funkmaster Flex To Resign From Hot 97
    Online Petition Started To Force Funkmaster Flex To Resign From Hot 97
    Jul 27, 2015 at 11:51pm
    So this happened tonight. A seriously pissed off fan decided to start an online petition trying to force Hot 97’s Funkmaster Flex to step down from his position at the station, following false promises that he was going to premiere Meek Mill’s response track to Drake on the air Monday night.
  • Is Jay Z Buying HOT 97? [Update: Emmis Says No]
    Is Jay Z Buying HOT 97? [Update: Emmis Says No]
    Jan 20, 2015 at 04:55pm
    We've seen a lot of tension between Jay Z and HOT 97 over the last few days, exclusively through the bomb-drop-ridden rants of Funkmaster Flex.
  • Funkmaster Flex Trashes Jay Z In Yet Another Rant
    Funkmaster Flex Trashes Jay Z In Yet Another Rant
    Jan 17, 2015 at 11:29pm
    Just when you thought you'd heard as many bomb drops as your brain could possibly process, Funkmaster Flex is back with another rant, and he's not done with Jay Z.
  • Funkmaster Flex Goes On Rant Calling Jay Z's "Life + Times" Blog "Trash" [Update: Flex Instagrams Text From Jay]
    Funkmaster Flex Goes On Rant Calling Jay Z's "Life + Times" Blog "Trash" [Update: Flex Instagrams Text From Jay]
    Jan 17, 2015 at 03:22pm
    If you weren't aware how Funk Flex felt about Jay Z's website, well, you are about to be made acutely aware. The Hot 97 radio DJ went on a rant against Jay Z, more specifically, his "Life + Times" website, while doing his nightly thing on Hot 97 last night. This morning he's made the rant available to stream via his Soundcloud. If you are able to make it through the entire rant, which is punctuated with an incessant amount of bombs, you can listen to it in full below. If you don't want to wade through all the bombs, we'll break it down for you.
  • Dipset Reportedly Reuniting For New Mixtape
    Dipset Reportedly Reuniting For New Mixtape
    Jan 1, 2015 at 05:34pm
    Although Cam'ron announced just a month or two ago that he would be retiring from the rap game after dropping his Purple Haze 2 album this summer, it looks like we may get one more 'final' project apart from his solo album. Reports surface today that the rapper plans to reunite with Jim Jones and Juelz Santana as Dipset.
  • Contest: Win Tickets For Troy Ave Live In NYC With Funkmaster Flex
    Contest: Win Tickets For Troy Ave Live In NYC With Funkmaster Flex
    Nov 17, 2014 at 12:54pm
    Troy Ave will be headlining a show in his New York City, with assistance from Hot 97's veteran DJ Funkmaster Flex, on Thursday, November 20th. If you'll be in NYC on that date, and you haven't scooped up your tickets yet, we've got you covered.
  • Funk Flex Working With Karen Hunter On New Book About Notorious B.I.G.
    Funk Flex Working With Karen Hunter On New Book About Notorious B.I.G.
    Oct 27, 2014 at 02:02pm
    Funk Flex has definitely been a part of some key pieces of hip-hop history, including moments with the legendary Notorious B.I.G. While Funk Flex already has several gigs he's juggling right now, including his own website and DJing at Hot 97, he's about to take on another job.
  • YMCMB Partners With Funkmaster Flex For New App & Website
    YMCMB Partners With Funkmaster Flex For New App & Website
    Sep 4, 2014 at 03:39am
    Cash Money/Young Money has announced a brand new partnership with legendary DJ Funkmaster Flex for a brand new website and mobile application. Going by the title "Stunnalife," the app/website combo will serve as the official destination for all things related to Cash Money/Young Money. “We have moved more than 500 million records worldwide since 1998, and we have decided to partner with Flex to move the company further in the digital arena,” said Birdman, CEO of Cash Money Records.
  • Remy Ma Wants To Get Nicki Minaj & Iggy Azalea On The Same Track
    Remy Ma Wants To Get Nicki Minaj & Iggy Azalea On The Same Track
    Aug 3, 2014 at 04:33pm
    Remy Ma was released from prison only two days ago, and she's already released a huge remix to DJ Khaled's "They Don't Love You No More". Today she did her very first post-prison interview, and it's safe to say, she'll be working at a similar pace for the foreseeable future.
  • Funkmaster Flex Calls Power 105's DJ Envy A Snitch
    Funkmaster Flex Calls Power 105's DJ Envy A Snitch
    Jun 20, 2014 at 05:56pm
    It's no secret that NYC's Hot 97 and Power 105 radio stations have been competing with each other for years, but just days after Angie Martinez's abrupt switcharoo from 97 to 105, it seems that the beef is about to get even more heated.
  • Dame Dash Responds To Funkmaster Flex
    Dame Dash Responds To Funkmaster Flex
    Jun 7, 2014 at 12:20pm
    Dame Dash has been on an Instagram tirade over the last little while, taking every opportunity to industry figures such as Joie Manda, Lyor Cohen, Steve Stoute, and Funkmaster Flex. The other day, Flex felt the need to respond to the attacks, going on a lengthy rant on air, suggesting Dash “stick to artwork and clothing and slippers”, and accusing him of owing large amounts of money to Currren$y and Beanie Sigel.
  • Funkmaster Flex Lays Into Dame Dash, Says He Owes Curren$y & Beanie Sigel Money
    Funkmaster Flex Lays Into Dame Dash, Says He Owes Curren$y & Beanie Sigel Money
    Jun 6, 2014 at 04:04pm
    Earlier this week Dame Dash decided to rip into Def Jam President Joie Manda, calling him a "culture vulture" among other things in an extensive rant on Instagram. Joie Manda himself has not responded to the attack, but Funkmaster Flex decided to address Dame's comments on his radio show yesterday, as he and Dame have been going back and forth on Instagram over the last few days. 
  • 2 Chainz Calls Out Funkmaster Flex For Saying He Had Worst Freestyle Ever
    2 Chainz Calls Out Funkmaster Flex For Saying He Had Worst Freestyle Ever
    May 1, 2014 at 02:31pm
    The beef between rappers and Funkmaster Flex of Hot 97 continues. After Iggy Azalea got on Hot 97 and cleared up her issues with the veteran New York DJ just the other week, it seems Funk has made himself another foe, this time Atlanta's 2 Chainz. 
  • Funkmaster Flex Says That 2 Chainz Had The Worst Freestyle Ever On His Show
    Funkmaster Flex Says That 2 Chainz Had The Worst Freestyle Ever On His Show
    Apr 20, 2014 at 11:26am
    On Friday, Funkmaster Flex appeared on the ESPN show "Highly Questionable" with Dan Le Batard and Bomani Jones to answer questions about partying with J.R. Smith, wanting to meet Kirstie Alley, and the worst freestyles that have ever been featured on his show. After being asked that last question, Flex took a long pause and said, "it'd have to be 2 Chainz." It's clear that the show's hosts were egging Flex on to answer a question he didn't seem entirely comfortable with, and thusly he clarified his answer:
  • Iggy Azalea Responds To Funkmaster Flex Calling Her Record "Trash" On Air
    Iggy Azalea Responds To Funkmaster Flex Calling Her Record "Trash" On Air
    Apr 5, 2014 at 02:07pm
    Iggy Azalea is a divisive artist. So divisive, that one radio host was compelled to express his distaste for her record, after playing it on air. That DJ was Funkmaster Flex. According to Iggy, he called her record "trash", and while she maintained that the two were on good terms, she brought up the question-- why would he play it?
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