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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...
Every time I think the freestyles have reached a pinnacle, nope, here comes someone to re-tear it down!! Mook shows up, and ready for 3 beats, tough as hell beats at that, but I knew he was one that could handle it, then we did the mic check, and he was immidiately ready!! Mook...
Brrrrrrrr ! Gucci Mane has made his way up to NYC and stopped by Funk Flex to talk about life as a free man! The rapper who spent time in jail after serving three years for federal drug and gun charges has since cleaned himself up and has a new outlook on life that includes...
The Game walked up Hot 97 for one of the first times since his incident against 50 Cent years ago to talk to Ebro in the Morning. He broke down the Meek Mill beef, his sex tape, and also addressed rumors he had ghostwriters himself. Check out the full interview below.