New Music

Kendrick Lamar feat. Lady Gaga "B*tch Dont Kill My Vibe" [Audio]

Posted By: Latia · 11/9/2012 10:37:00 AM

Posted By: Latia G. @tfresh_89

Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga link up for epic track, "B*tch Dont Kill My Vibe". The Gaga feature was the version that was supposed to appear on Lamar's debute album good kid, m.A.A.d. city, but because of pre-order dates, didn't make the cut. Click below to take a listen.


Mariah Carey Victory Dedication to President Obama

Posted By: Latia · 11/7/2012 1:59:00 PM

Mariah Carey shows her enthusiasm for last nights political victory in a new, special release track. The songstress gave us, "Bring it Home" a tribute song dedicated to President Barack Obama on his election win against Mitt Romney. Carey, who recently accompanied, First Lady Michelle Obama on her Charlotte, North Carolina final campaign, has long been a supporter of the first family. Take a listen!

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Swizz Beatz Ft. Chris Brown & Ludacris “Everyday Birthday” [AUDIO]

Posted By: Nita · 11/2/2012 11:29:00 AM

It's somebody's birthday somewhere, right? Check out this new party thumper and the video trailer from Swizz Beatz, Chris Brown and Ludacris.

Earl Sweatshirt- "Chum" [Audio]

Posted By: Nita · 11/2/2012 11:22:00 AM

Last night Earl Sweatshirt of Odd Future release a new track for his fans called Chum. Take a listen below:

A$AP Rocky- "F*cking Problem featuring 2 Chainz, Drake & Kendrick Lamar" [Audio]

Posted By: Nita · 10/18/2012 5:44:00 PM

Check out the latest track to hit the net with rap heavyweights A$AP Rocky, 2 Chainz, Drake and Kendrick Lamar. The track is called "F*cking Problem". Tell us what you think of the track below:

Kanye West- White Dress [FULL AUDIO]

Posted By: Nita · 10/12/2012 12:25:00 PM

I'm loving the chill sound of this new Kanye West track, "White Dress." The song will appear on The Man With The Iron Fists Soundtrack, due out Oct. 23. Check out this cool unofficial visual created by DanTheMan below.

Full lyrics:

Full lyrics:

Tryna sneak upstairs to your apartment
Aren’t you a sight for red eyes
I just flew in and slipped in on your left side

Just a satin gown, you asleep with no makeup
I’m just tryna be inside you ‘fore you wake up

We have problems but thats all in the past
Everybody got problems baby I got a past
Remember I used to do things that would make you laugh
Like ordering girl drinks in a masculine glass
You like pina coladas, getting caught in the rain
Or rocking flannels all summer like Kurt Cobain
Or that Dolce Gabbana with a few gold chains
And you ...

Azealia Banks Gets Luxurious in "Luxury" [VIDEO]

Posted By: Jasmine Campbell · 9/27/2012 1:01:00 PM

Little miss bossy Banks is hitting us with another track and video titled "Luxury". Its great to see her really carving out her own lane. This fusion of 90's techno and hip hop has never been done so eloquently.  Watch as she gets luxurious in the video for "Luxury". 

J. Cole "I'm a Fool" [AUDIO/CDQ]

Posted By: Jasmine Campbell · 9/17/2012 11:06:00 AM

J. Cole has been dropping tidbits of new music at random appearances and at Rock The Bells he he premiered "I'm a Fool".  Now, the CDQ version has hit the net.  Enjoy. 

Ciara "Sorry" [VIDEO]

Posted By: Jasmine Campbell · 9/14/2012 11:51:00 AM

Sometimes it's as simple as a sincere apology and that's all Ciara is asking for in her new single "Sorry".  Check out the first video from her upcoming album "One Woman Army" set for release on Demember 4th.  If this is a precursor to the full album, it sounds like we're in for a a nice R & B treat.  Enjoy. 

NSFW: Cake Boy & Mwuana - Ridin Thru My City [VIDEO]

Posted By: Jasmine Campbell · 9/11/2012 3:53:00 PM

Cake Boy & Mwuana hail from Stockholm, Sweden and the two just released the video for their track "Ridin Thru My City".  The beat might sound familiar and that's because its from Big KRIT's "Money On The Floor".  Cake Boy's voice might sound familiar as well and that's because he sounds a little like Jeezy.  Don't believe it?  See for yourself.  I think the track is pretty dope.  But don't let me sway you.  Watch and drop comments below. 

Posted by Jasmine 

HOT 97 Exclusive: Kanye West, Jay-Z, Big Sean "Clique" [FULL SONG] [AUDIO]

Posted By: Jasmine Campbell · 9/6/2012 5:56:00 PM

Clique featuring Big Sean and Jay-Z [Full Song]

Shortly after Kanye West announced "Clique" featuring Big Sean and Jay-Z would be the next single from the G.O.O.D. Music album, a snippet from the track hit the net.  Not without much fanfare surrounding his mention of Kim Kardashian's "home video" and of course the feature from Jigga.  Take a listen to the entire track below and tell us what you think. 

New Music: Kanye West, Jay-Z & Big Sean – “Clique” (prod. by Hit-Boy)

Slaughterhouse "Goodbye" Feat. Fat Joe [AUDIO]

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 9/5/2012 10:42:00 AM

In remembrance of legendary executive Chris Lighty and our dear friend and coworker here at HOT 97 Chris Nadler, Slaughterhouse and Fat Joe paid their respect by releasing a remix to their song "Goodbye." On the track Fat Joe has the first verse and raps in memory of Chris Lighty, while Joell Ortiz has the second verse and raps in memory of Chris Nadler. Check out the new remix to the track below.

R.I.P. to both Chris Nadler and Chris Lighty   


Kirko Bangz New Mixtape "Procrastination Kills 4" [AUDIO/DOWNLOAD LINK]

Posted By: Jasmine Campbell · 9/4/2012 2:51:00 PM

New mixtape from Houston representative Kirko Bangz the 4th installment in his "Procrastination Kills" series.  Its already trending worldwide and you'll see why below.

Lil Wayne & DJ Drama Dedication 4 Mixtape [AUDIO]

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 9/4/2012 11:59:00 AM

Lil Wayne has released the 4th installment of his Dedication series with DJ Drama. Some of the artists featured on the mixtape are J Cole, Nicki Minaj, and Young Jeezy. Check out the mix tape and track list below. 

Lloyd "All Of Me" Feat. Wale [AUDIO]

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 8/31/2012 2:54:00 PM

Slowing it down and giving it his all, Lloyd released his new song called "All Of Me." On the track features a verse from Wale. Take a listen and tell us what you think. 

Mariah Carey "Triumphant" Feat. Rick Ross and Meek Mill [Video]

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 8/22/2012 10:21:00 AM

It looks like Mariah Carey is back and has teamed up with Rick Ross and Meek Mill for her latest song "Triumphant (Get Em')." She has a new video for the track and it features both of these Maybach Music men. Check out the new video below. 

HOT 97 on the Harlem Day Stage With Kool Moe D, Webstar, ricky Blaze, Square Off, Akil Dasan, DJ Ted Smooth [AUDIO]

Posted By: Jasmine Campbell · 8/17/2012 5:01:00 PM

Join HOT 97 on the Harlem Day Stage Starting at 3pm. Join HOT 97 DJ, DJ-C-LO as he mixes on the ones and twos and performances by KOOL MOE DEE, WEBSTAR, RICKY BLAZE, SQUARE OFF, AKIL DASAN, DJ TED SMOOTH (mixing; old school set) and AK-69 (representing Japan).

ScHoolboy Q "Party" [Audio]

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 8/17/2012 10:41:00 AM

ScHoolboy Q has a hot new track out called "Party." The track is produced by Kenny Beats. Check out the song below and tell us what you think!

Dj Khaled "They Ready" Feat. J. Cole, Big K.R.I.T. and Kendrick Lamar [Audio] Plus Two bonus Tracks

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 8/16/2012 10:34:00 AM

Dj Khaled dropped three new tracks last night that was aired by Funk Master Flex. All three songs are off his latest album Kiss The Ring, in stores this Tuesday. Check out the tracks below, tell us what you think! 

"They Ready" Feat. J. Cole, Big K.R.I.T. and Kendrick Lamar

"I Did It For My Dawgs" Feat. Rick Ross, Meek Mill, French Montana,Jadakiss

"Bitches and Bottles" (Let's Get It Started) Feat. Future, Lil Wayne, and T.I.

Brandy "Put It Down" Feat. Chris Brown [Video]

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 8/15/2012 10:52:00 AM

Brandy is back!!! She has a brand new video out called "Put It Down," featuring Chris Brown. Her new album, Two Eleven is due to be released October 2nd. Check out the new video below. Tell us what you think.  

Azealia Banks "Van Vouge" [Video]

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 8/15/2012 10:39:00 AM

From her latest album 1991, Azealia Banks released a new video to her song "Van Vouge." Check out the new video below. 

DJ Khaled "Hip Hop" Feat. Nas, Scarface and DJ Premier

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 8/10/2012 11:44:00 AM

Funk Master Flex premiered DJ Khaled's new song "Hip Hop" last night. On the track is Nas, Scarface and DJ Premier. Listen below to hear the new track. 

Two Chains "Yuck" Feat. Lil Wayne

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 8/9/2012 11:00:00 AM

Two Chains has a new track out with Lil Wayne called "Yuck," off his latest album Based On A T.R.U. Story. Listen to the new track below. Tell us what you guys think. 


Drake Featuring Aaliyah "Enough Said" + Photos Of His Latest Aaliyah Tattoo [AUDIO]

Posted By: Jasmine Campbell · 8/6/2012 10:53:00 AM

Drake's infatuation with Aaliyah grows stronger.  This weekend the rapper/singer who credits the late Aaliyah with much of his artistic inspiration released a song titled "Enough Said" featuring unreleased vocals from Aaliyah.  Fans received the track with mixed emotions.  Some feel that Drake should let her legacy remain as it was when she died while others appreciated Drake's efforts to keep her music going.  Listen to the track for yourself and share your thoughts. 

Drake also payed homage to Aaliyah through a 2nd tattoo on his rib cage.  The numbers read "416" which is the area code for his hometown.  However, the "4" is only partly shaded and makes the tat appear as "116" which is Aaliyah's birthday. 

Busta Rhymes "Doin It Again" Feat. Reek Da Villian and Chanel [Audio]

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 8/2/2012 10:23:00 AM

Funk Master Flex debuted Busta Rhymes new song "Doin it Again," last night. On the track is Reek Da Villian and Chanel. Check out the new track below. 

Rick Ross "3 Kings" Feat. Dr. Dre and Jay Z [Video]

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 8/1/2012 2:58:00 PM

Off his latest album "God Forgives, I Don't," Rick Ross has released a new video to his song "3 Kings." On the track and in the video are Dr. Dre and Jay Z. The video is a montage of old clips and top moments of the three rapper's lives. Check it out below.  

Miguel Previews Upcoming EP, 'Kaleidoscope Dream: Water'

Posted By: Nita · 7/30/2012 3:29:00 PM

R&B singer Miguel is gearing up for the release of his newest album "Kaleidoscope Dream"  and he plans to release it as a triogy, The first EP, "Kaleidoscope Dream: Water" is available to stream now, and for download on iTunes tomorrow, July 31st. Part two, "Kaleidoscope Dream: Air"will be available September 11th and the full ablum will be available October 2nd. "Water" features 3 tracks, including the full version of previously released "Adorn", "Don't Look Back" and "Use Me."

Listen to the stream below. What do you think of Kaleidoscope Dream so far? Love it or leave it alone?

J Cole "The Cure" [Audio]

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 7/27/2012 10:20:00 AM

J Cole is at it again, releasing a new song called "The Cure." His lyrics off the track are over the sample from Kanye, Jay Z, and Beyonce's song "Lift Off." Check out this hot track below. 

Rick Ross "Diced Pineapples" Feat. Drake and Wale [Audio]

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 7/26/2012 11:21:00 AM

And another one! Check out "Diced Pineapples," another hot track by Rick Ross featuring Drake and Wale.   

Rick Ross "Sixteen" Feat. Andre 3000 [Audio]

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 7/26/2012 11:11:00 AM

Check out this new laid back track from The Boss Rick Ross, featuring Andre 3000. "Sixteen." Listen Below. 


Roscoe Dash "No Lie Remix" [Audio]

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 7/25/2012 12:08:00 PM

Working on his upcoming mixtape 2.0, Roscoe Dash took a break and spit bars to 2 Chains "No Lie." Check out the remix below.  


Talib Kweli "Push Thru" Feat, Curren$y and Kendrick Lamar [Audio]

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 7/19/2012 10:42:00 AM

After giving a small sample last night in Seattle, Talib Kweli released his new song today titled "Push Thru." Also on the track is Curren$y and Kendrick Lamar. Take a listen to this hot new track below.

Kendrick Lamar- Swimming Pools (Drank) [AUDIO]

Posted By: Nita · 7/17/2012 11:40:00 AM

Take a listen of Swimming Pools(Drank) the newest single off of Kendrick Lamar's new album, good kid m.A.A.d city. Look for the album October 2nd.

K'La "Blame" Feat. Nas [Audio]

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 7/11/2012 1:21:00 PM

New artist K'La has a song out called "Blame." Although K'La is new, a very familiar voice Nas, is featured on the track. Listen to the new single below. Tell us what you think.

Azealia Banks "Neptune" Feat. Shystie [Audio]

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 7/11/2012 12:37:00 PM

Azealia Banks has a new track out called "Neptune" Her unique style and special flow creates hot music that reps Harlem to the fullest. The track features a British rapper and singer going by the name of Shystie. Azealia's mixtape "Fantasea" releases tomorrow. Listen to the track below.

Wiz Khalifa "Don't Lie" (Freestyle) [Video]

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 7/6/2012 4:00:00 PM

Wiz Khalifa leaked a new freestyle.  Check out his flow below. 

Trey Songz "Simply Amazing" & "Dive In" [Audio]

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 7/6/2012 2:30:00 PM

Known for his smooth ways with the ladies, Trey Songz has a new song out called "Simply Amazing," a different feel from his usual music. His new album "Chapter V" comes out on August 21, 2012. Listen to his new song below. 

Also below, another leaked track titled "Dive in"


50 Cent New Mixtape "5 Murder By Numbers" [DOWNLOAD]

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 7/6/2012 10:34:00 AM

Sending a big HAPPY BIRTHDAY to 50 Cent who is celebrating his 38th birthday today by releasing his mixtape "5 Murder by Numbers." The mixtape has ten tracks which can be downloaded below

"5 Murder by Numbers" Track List


1. My Crown

2. NY

3. United Nations

4. Business Mind

5. Roll That Sh*t (Feat. Kidd Kidd)

6. Leave The Lights On

7. Money 

8. Definition Of Sexy

9. Be My B*tch (Feat. Brevi)

10. Can I Speak To You. 

Nas "Cherry Wine" Feat. Amy Winehouse

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 7/5/2012 2:18:00 PM

Currently on tour in Europe, Nas has a new track out called "Cherry Wine" featuring the late Amy Winehouse. The word on the street is his album, "Life is Good" will be one of this year's best to come out. The album is set to sell in stores on July 17th, but there are snippets floating around on the web that are free to download. To listen to the song, look below. Let us know what you think!

50 Cent "You will Never Take My Crown"

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 7/5/2012 10:42:00 AM

Funk Master Flex has debuted 50 Cent's new track "You Will Never Take My Crown." His album 5: Murder by Numbers drops tomorrow, July 6th. Take a listen below.

Kanye West & Pusha-T "New God Flow" [AUDIO]

Posted By: Jasmine Campbell · 7/3/2012 11:08:00 AM

Kanye West and Pusha T performed a snippet of this track on Sunday night's BET Awards.  Now, they've released the full track for your listening pleasure.  What do you think of the track?


Dj Khaled "I Wish You Would" Feat. Kanye West and Rick Ross

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 6/29/2012 11:19:00 AM

Another hot track from DJ Khaled, Kanye West, and Rick Ross! Listen below!

Alicia Keys "New Day"

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 6/28/2012 4:06:00 PM

Alicia Keys has a new track out called "New Day" produced by her husband, Swizz Beatz. Listen below. 

Maybach Music "Power Circle" Feat. Kendrick Lamar and "Black Magic"

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 6/27/2012 12:48:00 PM

Maybach Music released their new video to their track "Power Circle." The Power Group consisting of Rick Ross, Meek Mill, Wale, Stalley, Gunplay, and although not on this track, Omarion, had their new album "Self Made 2" drop yesterday. Also on this hot new track is Kendrick Lamar. Watch and listen below. 


Also released below is new music video "Black Magic" by Meek Mill feat. Rick Ross. Watch below.

M.I.A - Bad Girls (feat. Missy Elliott & Azealia Banks) N.A.R.S. Remix

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 6/27/2012 12:15:00 PM

M.I.A. just dropped a hot remix to "Bad Girls" featuring both Missy Elliot and new artist Azealia Banks. Listen below and tell us what you think!

Kendrick Lamar Releases New Album Title and Date

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 6/27/2012 11:42:00 AM

Kendrick Lamar performed at the Electric Ballroom in London this past Monday, June 25th, and announced his album title and release date. After some confusion, Kendrick took it to Twitter and clearly tweeted, "Good Kid, m.A.A.d city// by Kendrick Lamar. Oct 2nd. goodnight London." After signing to Interscope/Aftermath records, there's no doubt that this album won't be dope. His first single off the album "The Recipe" featuring Dr. Dre is scheduled to premiere a new music video sometime soon. Look out for Kendrick's new album "Good Kid, M.A.A.D City," October 2, 2012

Dom Kennedy "We Ball" Feat. Kendrick Lamar

Posted By: Sam, the intern · 6/22/2012 12:37:00 PM


Off his latest album "Yellow," Dom Kennedy released a new track called "We Ball." Kendrick Lamar is featured on the track and has once again laid down some pretty hot stuff. Listen to it, tell us what you think!

King Mez "My Everlasting Zeal" [DOWNLOAD]

Posted By: Jasmine Campbell · 6/20/2012 4:40:00 PM

My Everlasting Zeal is the first studio album from North Carolina native, King Mez. With the album title defining the acronyms of his name, everything from production selection to his lyrical flow, it truly embodies his "Everlasting Zeal". This project has been in the works for over a year, following his critically-acclaimed collaboration mixtape with producer, Khrysis, entitled "King's Khrysis". He kept features to a minimal by inviting friends Drey Skonie, Sarah Kaboo, Carlitta Durand, and Damaris Joi with chorus duties and a spoken word piece. Production this time around was handled by Soundtrakk, Prolyfic, 1120, Omen, Commissioner Gordon, J.Cole, and Mez himself.


Click here to download.

Machine Gun Kelly- "Invincible" featuring Ester Dean [VIDEO]

Posted By: HOT 97 · 6/15/2012 5:38:00 PM

Check out the latest visual, "Invincible" from MGK featuring Ester Dean. Invincible is available on iTunes now.

French Montana, Drake, Rick Ross + Lil Wayne "Pop That"

Posted By: Jasmine Campbell · 6/12/2012 4:07:00 PM

French Montana, Drake, Rick Ross and Lil Wayne teamed up for a song that will no doubt have the strippers bussing it wide open for years to come.  "Pop That" is French's latest single and he snagged some of the best in the game to complete the Uncle Luke and 2 Live Crew sampled track.