Summer's here, and festival season has arrived. Unfortunately, for hip-hop heads, most of the summer's premier music destinations are filled with laptop DJs or bands that introduced your parents to LSD 40 years ago.
DeJ Loaf graced Summer Jam's Festival Stage yesterday, and after killing her performance she hit backstage to do an interview with HOT 97's own Peter Rosenberg. During the post-performance chat, DeJ happened to reveal she's got a new EP in the works.
Watch HOT 97 Summer Jam Performances From Meek Mill, Big Sean, Travis Scott & More Jun 8, 2015 at 02:03am
This year's Summer Jam was one of the more stacked lineups in recent memory. The festival and main stage lineups seemed interchangeable at times, which is a testament to how strong the bill was throughout.
Travis Scott is well-known for his on-stage antics, and while they usually consist of stage-diving and spastic jumping (with the occasional ad-lib thrown in), the most memorable moment of his HOT 97 Summer Jam set today came when he confronted a photographer o
Last year, a whopping 1.3 million people tuned in to stream Hot 97's annual Summer Jam event via a variety of platforms, but things will be a little different this year.
Summer is here, which means sunshine, comfortable clothes, and big smiles will be plentiful for the foreseeable future. It also means festival season is about to kick into full gear-- and quick.
Summer Jam 2015 Lineup Revealed, Featuring Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown, Big Sean & More Mar 31, 2015 at 09:10am
It's that time of year again! Ahead of the June 7th festival, Summer Jam has announced its 2015 lineup.
Travi$ Scott, Joey Bada$$, Dej Loaf & More To Perform On HOT 97 Summer Jam Festival Stage 2015 Mar 19, 2015 at 10:07am
The winter is finally melting away, and HOT 97's Summer Jam is on the horizon once again. While the main stage headliners for the 2015 hip hop party of the year are still under wraps, they've announced the main acts for the festival stage.
Slowbucks Holds Press Conference On Summer Jam Incident [Update: 50 Cent Affiliate Reportedly Arrested] Jun 7, 2014 at 05:46pm
In response to an on-stage skirmish that quickly went viral, Slow of Queens duo Slowbucks just hosted a press conference to reveal the legal action he's taking against 50 Cent and others for allegedly stealing his chain and roughing him up in front of thousand
Nipsey Hussle Compares "Victory Lap" To "Bullets Ain't Got No Names Vol. 2" & "The Marathon" Jun 6, 2014 at 01:03pm
Nipsey Hussle made his way from the West Coast to New Jersey last weekend in order to grace the Summer Jam Festival Village stage. Although the rapper is by no means a newcomer at this point, we've still yet to receive a debut album from Nip.
Iggy Azalea Reveals New Single With Rita Ora, Gives Booty Advice At Summer Jam Jun 3, 2014 at 03:30pm
Iggy Azalea currently has the top two songs in America-- her collaboration with Ariana Grande, "Problem", and of course her breakout single "Fancy".
Childish Gambino blessed Hot 97's Summer Jam Festival stage this past weekend, and following his set he spoke to our host Ashlee Ray about his performance inside the Beats By Dre press tent, his collaboration with Riff Raff which lives on Neon Icon, being inde
Hot 97's Summer Jam 2014 took over New Jersery's Met Life stadium last night, with plenty of rappers and artists gathering there for the event, some tapped specifically by Hot 97, some surprise performers, and some, like Rihanna and Fat Joe, were just there to
50 Cent has been raising eyebrows more than ever over the last few months. In recent interviews, the NY rapper took every opportunity he could to take shots at his former G-Unit crew, only to reunite with them onstage at Summer Jam last night.
Hot 97's Summer Jam capped off another successful year last night, with help from a surprise G-Unit reunion, as well as additional surprise appearances from Ty Dolla $ign, Snoop Dogg, Young Jeezy, Drake and more.
Live Stream Summer Jam XXI, Featuring Sets From Nas, 50 Cent, Nicki Minaj And Lil Wayne Jun 1, 2014 at 01:40pm
HOT 97's twenty-first Summer Jam concert kicks off at East Rutherford's MetLife Stadium within the hour, and a live stream of the event has been made available for those of us unable to attend.
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.
Live Stream: HOT 97 Summer Jam Lineup Announcements [Update: Full Lineup Revealed] Apr 2, 2014 at 04:00pm
Hot 97 is announcing the line up for their annual Summer Jam festival as we speak. Watch below to see who will be hitting up the festival this year.
Future Talks Future Hendrix, Missing Summer Jam & Touring With Miguel & Drake Jul 1, 2013 at 07:04pm
In a new interview with Karen Civil, Future discussed new music, his plans for the remainder of the year and his absence at this year's Summer Jam XX festival.
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