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John Legend came up to Hot 97 and had a good conversation with the singer about the upcoming presidential election, who he's supporting and more with Nessa. He discussed his feeling on Donald Trump he feels that he would be bad for the future of this country. "He's a proven...
Jidenna walked up to Hot 97 and went off for a good conversation with Ebro in the Morning. He spoke about artists not visting Africa, relations between police and citizens today, the African Diaspora, being a man and much more. Check out the full interview below.
The mother of late producer J. Dilla walked up to Hot 97 and discussed his legacy in hip hop and as a person with Rosenberg. Before the interview was over she also decided to make a major announcement! Check out the full interview below.
Cory Hardrict came up to Hot 97 for a conversation with Nessa. They spoke about his recent roles, including playing controversial figure Haitian Jack in the upcoming 2Pac biopic All Eyez On Me . He also discussed the important topic of the Chicago killings, and how he feels the...
Following the release of his powerful video "Warzone," T.I. called up Hot 97 and had a very important conversation with Nessa in which he speaks about the status of race relations in this country, the video, and more. He also addressed the controversy surrounding Colin...
It all started at a birthday party in the Bronx. On August 11, 1973, a party at 1520 Sedgwick Ave. became the birth of hip hop when DJ Kool Herc put two turntables together and created the break beat; that was the day hip hop was born. For 50 plus years, this revolution has...
Admist all of the turmoil going in between the black community and policing in cities, leave it to Donald Trump to make outrageous statements. At a recent rally in NYC, the Republican Presidential candidate said he believed that "stop & frisk" method should be the method...
Russell Simmons stepped up to Ebro in the Morning, and made quite a splash very quickly with his breaking news on the Meek Mill and The Game controversy. He had announced that the two had decided to squash the beef. "I had a conversation you know, and I asked them to do me a...
Nitty Scott MC has many layers to her. There isn't just one form of this vibrant, opinionated, strong yet vulnerable emcee, she encompasses many. And from one the most in depth conversations I've ever had on Ladies First , I learn that Nitty is ever changing. Born in Orlando, FL...