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Birdman showed up and out a couple weeks ago at the Breakfast Club during what had to be the shortest interview ever. It was so humorous, it lightened the mood following the news of Prince’s untimely death. Live from his Miami mansion, he met with HOT 97’s “Ebro In the Morning Show,” on Monday, May 2, 2016 he addressed some…

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Though only 22 years old, Chicago-based emcee Chance The Rapper has continuously displayed a compassionate nature and wisdom far beyond his years. Sitting down for an interview with New York’s Hot 97 radio station, the rapper took a moment to share his thoughts on the Black Lives Matter movement and what he thinks would help to fix…

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Rapper Bobby Shmurda recently called in to New York’s Hot 97 radio to update fans on his on-going bail situation. He told host Ebro that, unfortunately for him, the court will not accept a partial payment or any collateral for his bail. “They want 100 percent,” Shmurda says. “They don’t want 25 percent. They don’t want 40…

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  Well that was fast. It was only three months ago that Bad Boy rapper Machine Gun Kelly gushed over Amber Rose on Hot 97 as he confirmed their relationship to morning show host Ebro after weeks of speculation surrounding their all but obvious fling. But that was then and this is now and according to Rose, that…

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Welcome to Summer Jam The Hot 97 Summer Jam has become a staple of hip-hop. The annual summer festival has always served as a barometer for the state of rap and R&B music. Who can forget when Jay Z surprised thousands by bringing Michael Jackson out on stage in 2001? It was a watershed moment…

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Famous former Hot 97 DJ, Mister Cee, shocked fans and colleagues alike in November when he abruptly resigned from his post at the venerable radio station after 20 years. Although Mister Cee previously spoke briefly about his resignation, he recently discussed in detail why he chose to leave the radio titan. In a new interview…

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Without a doubt, it’s been a rough couple of weeks for Tyga. From getting dissed on a song by his labelmate, Drake, to getting dissed by Amber Rose for allegedly dating teenaged Kylie Jenner, the “Rack City” rapper has surely seen better days. In a recent interview with Hot 97, Tyga and BFF Chris Brown sat down…

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Needless to say that the Internet is still abuzz with chatter after Kanye West’s recent interview on “The Breakfast Club” in which he defended his wife, Kim Kardashian, after his former girlfriend, Amber Rose, exchanged words with Kardashian’s sister, Khloe. The one tidbit from the hour-long interview that everyone seems to keep going back to is…

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Azealia Banks and Iggy Azalea. Hip-hop or not?

The game is the game. Whether you were a fledgling Marlo Stanfield, sitting in a steel visitor’s room seat, responding to a question about the state of affairs on the drug permeated streets of West Baltimore, delivering the line to Avon Barksdale through a plate glass partition, or media executive and Hot 97 “Morning Show” co-host, Ebro…

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Azealia Banks’ recent Hot 97 interview, in which she accused Iggy Azalea and other white artists of appropriating Black culture but not respecting or being knowledgeable of it, has set off a firestorm of chatter around the industry. Since her catapult to the forefront of mainstream Hip-Hop, Azalea has been accused of various infractions including…

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According to numerous reports, Hot 97 personality Mister Cee has resigned from New York’s most famous hip-hop’s most famous radio station. XXL stated that Cee is leaving his post at Hot 97 immediately. His last show was this weekend.

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The fallout from the much criticized Wendy Williams-produced “Aaliyah” biopic continues as Hot 97 host Peter Rosenberg recently took to the airwaves to give his opinion of not only the movie, but Williams’ tongue-in-cheek response to the overwhelming criticism. “This is a person who never contributed positively to this culture ever. Full on gossip queen,”…

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The 10th anniversary of Circle of Sisters, presented by AARP in association with AT&T and Della Russo, showcased some of the most talented Hollywood insiders, industry experts and celebrities in the business. The event, held at the Jacob Javits, is the largest Expo in New York City celebrating women of color. The weekend kicked off with Academy Award Winner Jennifer Hudson, Johnny Gill and…

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