HOT 97 News

 
  • Cover of Top 10: Fall Freestyles
    If you're on the East Coast like we are, you probably walked outside in the last few days and noticed something; it's fucking cold out. Where'd that come from? It feels like just yesterday we were riding around with our windows down bumping "Hot Nigga" remixes and enjoying our Summer.
  • Cover of HOT 97 Has Owned The Domain Name "Power105.Com" Since 2000
    The competition between HOT 97 and Power 105 is real. We saw radio personality Angie Martinez switch sides earlier this year, leaving her longtime spot on HOT for a deal with Power, and it's now been revealed that the former has been in possession of the Power105.com domain name since 2000.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Says "Rap Is Done" In Hot 97 Interview
    Childish Gambino doesn't always open up in interviews, he usually lets people know how he truly feels through his music, poems, or Twitter rants.
  • Cover of Watch Jeezy's "Seen It All" Album Release Concert From NYC (Live Stream)
    Jeezy just dropped his highly anticipated album Seen It All: The Autobiography on Tuesday (9/2), and with that release comes the usual promo runs to go along with it. After stopping by various media publication this week, Jeezy is linking up with Ustream & Hot 97 tonight for a live album release concert in NYC.
  • Cover of Karlie Hustle Announces Her Resignation From Hot 97
    New York radio station Hot 97 has lost another employee this summer, as their Music Director Karlie Hustle offers her public resignation today. As you may know, the veteran radio personality Angie Martinez resigned in June to everyone's surprise, and headed to Hot 97's competitor Power 105.1.
  • Cover of Jeezy Talks Freddie Gibbs Beef [Update: Gibbs Responds To Jeezy's "Lies"]
    Jeezy's Seen It All is less than a month away and the rapper is beginning to ramp up his press tour. Stopping in with Ebro, Miss Info & Laura Stylez at Hot 97, Jeezy discussed a multitude of topics ranging from his new single "Seen It All" to his interest in Nicole Murphy.
  • Cover of Angie Martinez Reportedly Earning Double At Power 105.1 Compared To Hot 97
    Angie Martinez's move from Hot 97 to station rival Power 105.1 was a bold move that came under fire from many of the radio personality's biggest fans. Now, her motives have been made all the more clear. 
  • Cover of Cipha Sounds Possibly Taking Over Angie Martinez's Slot On Hot 97
    With Angie Martinez's sudden departure (at least, to us) from Hot 97, her daily 3 PM slot is open for the taking.
  • Cover of 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.
  • Cover of Angie Martinez Resigns From Hot 97 [Update: Angie's Move To Power 105.1 Confirmed]
    Out of the blue (or at least it seems that way to us), Angie Martinez has announced her resignation from popular hip-hop radio station Hot 97.
  • Cover of Kanye West And Swizz Beatz Once Planned A Joint Album
    With Hot 97's Summer Jam taking place in two days, the radio station's staff have been busy giving interviews about their favorite moments at past years of the concert.
  • Cover of Miss Info & Laura Stylez Talk On Hot 97's Summer Jam 2014 & More
    Summer Jam is right around the corner, literally. The annual Hot 97 rap event goes down this Sunday, June 1st, at the Met Life stadium. We surmise that this year will be just as eventful as any other year, or perhaps more so, due to the return of once-banned 50 Cent and once-insulted Nicki Minaj.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Explains What Happened With G-Unit Crew Members
    50 Cent recently sat down to talk with Hot 97, and it was definitely a lengthy interview, broken up into two parts it lasted an hour.
  • Cover of This Is Hot 97: Interview With The Morning Show Hosts
    In case y'all were wondering about VH1's new reality series "This Is Hot97", our very own Ashlee Ray recently caught up with the principal cast in New York City for an in-depth interview.
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Responds To Funkmaster Flex Calling Her Record "Trash" On Air
    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.
  • Cover of Rick Ross Talks On The Making Of "Nobody"
    Rick Ross unleashed a full album stream for his anticipated Mastermind album last night, which is Rozay's sixth studio LP. Ross has been dubbing the project, which is executive produced by Diddy, his best yet. While we'll have to give it a thorough listen to decide on that, what are your initial impressions? 
  • Cover of Jay-Z Speaks On Fatherhood, Miley Cyrus, "Yeezus," Dame Dash & More
    And the Jay-Z content keeps coming. With Hov's album Magna Carta Holy Grail having officially dropped today, the Jay-Z-related posts on the web are at an all-time. It's not stopping just yet, as Hov sat down for an interview with Hot 97's Angie Martinez today, doing some conventional promo for the album.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Talks With Peter Rosenberg For First Time About 2012 Summer Jam Incident
    This year's Hot 97 Summer Jam is only a week away, and perhaps in the spirit of it, Peter Rosenberg had a sit-down with Nicki Minaj on Hot 97. As you may recall, Peter Rosenberg left quite the impression on Nicki Minaj when he blasted her hit single at the time, "Starships," for not being real hip-hop.
  • Cover of Photos: Hot 97 And Boost Mobile Host Pop-Up Shop In Honor Of 20th Annual Summer Jam
    On Thursday, Hot 97 teamed up with Boost Mobile to throw a mini festival in Harlem to announce the lineup for this years Summer Jam Festival. This marks the 20th year Hot 97 has hosted Summer Jam, starting back in 1993.
  • Cover of Live Video Stream: Summer Jam XX Line-Up Announcement [Update: Chris Brown, Wu-Tang, Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz & More]
    Today Hot 97 is announcing the line-up for their upcoming annual Summer Jam event. Check out the live stream announcement below to find out which artists have been tapped for the main stage.
  • Cover of HotNewHipHop Presents Summer Jam's Festival Village: Meet The Artists, Win Tickets
    With Summer Jam 20 around the corner, HotNewHipHop.com is heating up the summer as this year's presenting sponsor for the SJXX Festival Village.  The HNHH team will be present and on-site, bringing you a live stream of the entire event.
  • Cover of Win Free Tickets to See Kid Ink in NYC!
  • Cover of Hot 97 Reveals Line-Up For Festival Village Stage At Summer Jam
    Hot 97 is preparing for the 20th anniversary of their annual Summer Jam concert.
  • Cover of Tracklist & Art Revealed For Funkmaster Flex's "Who You Mad At? Me Or Yourself?"
    Hot 97's DJ Funkmaster Flex is gearing up for a big compilation mixtape on April 17th. Flex rounded up some of the biggest rappers in the game, alongside some new-comers, for two different playlists on Who You Mad At?
  • Cover of HNHH Exclusive: T.I. & Joe Budden Perform At Best Buy Theatre In New York
    Last Thursday, March 7th, T.I. and Joe Budden joined forces to put on a show at New York City’s Best Buy Theater in Times Square. It was a crazy night as the North and South teamed up to deliver a memorable show.
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