Tag: hip-hop radio

Angie Martinez inks new deal with Jay Z

Angie Martinez has become the first radio personality to sign with Jay Z’s Roc Nation the management company. “The Roc” issued a tweet welcoming Martinez to the fold on yesterday

Grammy winner Carvin Haggins launches ‘Rage Against the Ratchet’

Carvin Haggins is a Grammy-winning producer and songwriter who’s worked with a variety of superstars, ranging from Jill Scott to Justin Timberlake. But Haggins is also a man of God on a new mission; he’s launched his “Rage Against the Ratchet” campaign to serve as a call to action for people who have grown weary of sexually explicit and violent content

Cipha Sounds explains why Hot 97 isn’t for everybody

Cipha Sounds is one of the longest-tenured personalities at New York City’s hip-hop mainstay, Hot 97. The oddball with the love for party rap has seen a lot of change over the years since he joined the popular station in the late 90s, and he knows that some fans have been critical of the changes at the most well-known hip-hop station in the world.

Karlie Hustle answers Hot 97’s critics: ‘It was quiet in New York’

Karlie Hustle is the smart-and-sassy music director at Hot 97, and she takes her position very seriously. With Hot 97 recognized throughout the world as the most visible bastion of hip-hop radio, Karlie makes sure she does everything in her power to retain the brand’s integrity.