XXL and Hot 97 Throw Word Is Bond: The 90’s Party [Gallery]
XXL teamed up with Hot 97 last night (June 27) to throw Word Up: The 90's Party live at New York City's SOBs nightclub.
Sponsored by Corona, the event had Hot 97 personality, Peter Rosenberg, and the station's DJs like Mister Cee, DJ Enuff and Funkmaster Flex spinning some of the best tunes from the 90s, ranging from MCs like Nas to the Lost Boyz, LL Cool J, Foxy Brown, The Notorious B.I.G., Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg, M.O.P., 2Pac, Dr. Dre and even R&B artists like 112, Joe and SWV.
"There wouldn't be hip-hop without the 90's," Mister Cee screamed over the sounds of Nas early in his DJ set. "There wouldn't be hip-hop without the 90's!"
Crooked I from Slaughterhouse came through to show both the XXL and Hot 97 staffs love, overseeing a packed crowd that partied, break danced and even rapped along to all the great hits from the 90's. Gotta love the 90's...word up!—XXL Staff