Summer Jam 2016 Recap
“SEVERE WEATHER ALERT: A storm is expected to hit between 6:00pm – 7:30pm. For your safety, please seek shelter in your vehicles.” Thus began Summer Jam 2016.
Post Malone & Fetty Wap Prove Their Stardom At Irving Plaza
Post Malone and Fetty Wap have joined forces for the “Welcome to the Zoo” tour, a 7-week, 22-date sweep across the United States that seeks to capitalize on the various attributes they both happen to possess: a knack for melody, a mega-hit, an exotic hair style, and a strong following within the 15-25 female demographic.
Funkmaster Flex Disses Drake Again
Following Meek Mill's now infamous Twitter attack on Drake, Funkmaster Flex was one of the few who rushed to the rapper's side, playing a number of Quentin Miller reference tracks on his radio show, and taking shots at Drizzy all the while. Now that the beef is over, it's been generally agreed upon that Drake came out on top, but it hasn't stopped Funk Flex from taking a random shot at the rapper during a DJ set at Jadakiss' show in NYC Saturday night.
Future Responds To Funk Flex Rant With "Monster 2" Boasts
Funk Flex is known to go use his Hot 97 show to voice some very strong opinions (amidst many bomb sound effects). Last night, he reportedly went on a tear about how New York radio should support local artists before those from outside the region. Future, who hails from Atlanta, and is no stranger to being played on the station, apparently caught wind of his remarks, and took the speech as a challenge.
Ebro Speaks On Funk Flex Fiasco, Responds To Power 105.1
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"
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
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]
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
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]
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
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
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 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
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 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
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 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
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
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
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: