While hip hop album sales keep on dropping (along with sales numbers in every other genre), the genre that's the namesake for this site seems to be flourishing in the world of music streaming, according to Nielsen's 2014 report.
Kanye West's interviews are generally more eventful than that of your average artists, and Zane Lowe interviews are generally a little more eventful than that of your average radio host's, so together, you get a pretty magical combination.
HOT 97 has seen a few of it's iconic radio DJs and personalities leave to pursue other endeavors over the last year or so, starting with Angie Martinez, who set up shop at rival station Power 105, and most recently Cipha Sounds, who just signed a management de
Welp, Hot 97 just lost another one of their veteran radio personalities to a competing hip-hop/r'n'b station in New York.
Mister Cee has come dangerously close to resigning from HOT 97 in the past, with reports that he would do so shortly after allegations of his use of prostitutes came about last year.
Remy Ma has been out of jail for just over 90 days, and it's still an event when she does an interview or performance.
Twice a year the DJ Service Pack let's us know what's really going on with hip-hop in every major hub by way of a detailed infographic.
The competition between HOT 97 and Power 105 is real.
The Odd Future brand continues to expand into arenas both likely and unlikely. They've got an expansive merchandise line, their own TV show, and their own festival, among other things.
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.
Angie Martinez Resigns From Hot 97 [Update: Angie's Move To Power 105.1 Confirmed] Jun 19, 2014 at 11:08am
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.
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.
Ty$ is assisted by DJ Mustard (who plays Lil Jon-esque hypeman role) in performing his hit "Paranoid" at Cali Christmas.Get a load of Ty Dolla $ign Performs "Paranoid" Live At Cali Christmas, a new visual from Ty Dolla $ign that saw the light of day on Sunday,
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Kanye West speaks on the "Bound 2" video, creating the Jimmy Kimmel memes, surrealism, and how he "borderline likes being sued" with WPCG 98.5.Behold Kanye West Speaks On Jimmy Kimmel & How He "Likes" Being Sued, a new offering from Kanye West, which was relea
Childish Gambino creates a beat and freestyles off the top live in studio with Tim Westwood on Capital Xtra. Experience Childish Gambino "Tim Westwood Freestyle" Video, a new offering from Childish Gambino, which was released on Saturday, November 9th, 2013.
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