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Bobby Shmurda Calls Hot 97 From Prison
This morning (Feb. 26), Bobby Shmurda called into Hot 97 from the protective custody section of Manhattan Detention Complex. In the brief call--authorities didn't allow the call to run for more than three minutes--Shmurda reported that he had been with fellow GS9 member Rowdy Rebel for most of his i…
Chris Brown Says He Does Not Mess With Drake
Chris Brown and Tyga stopped by Hot 97's Ebro in the Morning to promote their collaborative LP Fan of a Fan: The Album. During the interview, the two artists—who have been close friends for quite some time now—dished on the Kylie Jenner rumors, the Grammy Awards,…
Cipha Sounds Is Leaving Hot 97
After 17 years at the station, Cipha Sounds will no longer host at Hot 97, it was announced today (Jan. 27). After having previously voiced his frustrations with the station brass, the longtime DJ has made it official that he will be pursuing opportunities elsewhere...
Emmis Communications Says Jay Z Is Not Buying Hot 97
The thing about the rumors is that you never know which is true. Well, Emmis Communications just killed the rumor that Jay Z was about to buy Hot 97. Today, Hip-Hop Wired got confirmation from Emmis press rep Kate Snedeker that the story is false...
Meet Hot 97’s Newest On-Air Personality, Nessa
Hot 97 announced last week that it would be adding a new voice to their afternoon drive alongside DJ Enuff. The on-air personality that will be joining the Hot 97 family is none other than Nessa. You may recognize the beautiful and funny Nessa from her appearances on MTV's "Girl Code..…
Watch Troy Ave And B$B Rap Over Classic Beats On Hot 97
It's every aspiring rapper's dream to bring the crew up to Hot 97 and spit bars on Funk Flex's show. Last night, Troy Ave did just that when he brought his B$B clique to downtown Manhattan to rap over classic instrumentals. Ave, Young Lito, Avon Blocksdale and King Sevin repped their …
Watch Action Bronson Slaughter A Freestyle On Hot 97
When it comes to straight bars, few rappers in the game today have Action Bronson beat. While on the Funkmaster Flex show, Mr. Wonderful himself laid lyrical slaughter over Alchemist's classic "Keep It Thoro" instrumental. Name dropping Salt-N-Pepa, George Foreman, Jadakiss, a…

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