Funkmaster Flex News

Drake Disses Funk Flex At NYC Summer Sixteen Afterparty
Drake Disses Funk Flex At NYC Summer Sixteen Afterparty Aug 7, 2016 at 02:26pm
Last night, a few hours after Funk Flex shared a few unbecoming Drake stories on his HOT 97 radio show, Drake took shots at the DJ during an afterparty at NYC club Space Ibiza following his sold-out show at Madison Square Garden. He didn't mention Flex by name, but it was clear to whom he was referring. 
5 Recent HOT 97 x Rapper Beefs
5 Recent HOT 97 x Rapper Beefs Aug 5, 2016 at 06:45pm
Rappers are constantly taking subliminal shots at one another, but other artists are not the only people involved in rap beefs. The strong personalities of New York radio are constantly getting caught up in heated disagreements with artists, either through their opinions, or direct jabs at artists. Recently HOT 97 has been at the center of a few of these conflicts, most recently inspiring Drake to take some shots at them at a recent show. We've gone back through a few of the various issues between Funk Flex, Ebro, and the rest of the rap game, highlighting 5 of the more recent instances.
Summer Jam 2016 Recap
Summer Jam 2016 Recap Jun 6, 2016 at 01:18pm
“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 & Fetty Wap Prove Their Stardom At Irving Plaza Feb 10, 2016 at 12:28pm
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
Funkmaster Flex Disses Drake Again Nov 22, 2015 at 10:56am
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
Future Responds To Funk Flex Rant With "Monster 2" Boasts Nov 4, 2015 at 01:48pm
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.
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.
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.
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.