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NYC mayor Bill de Blasio called into Ebro In The Morning for an update on the first week of the new year. During the call, Mayor de Blasio discusses the city's latest crime numbers, his vow to stand up to Trump and more! Tune in below.
As we say goodbye to 2016, we take a look at how a classic album was made in 1996. No, it was not made in a glamorous studio, but rather created in a basement. A group of musicians and producers crammed into a small room and poured their souls into an album that was simply...
At the beginning of the year could you have imagined sports without Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Alex Rodriguez, or Peyton Manning? 2016 was a wild ride in sports. We lost an icon in society and in boxing, while breaking a curse that lasted over 100 years. Cleveland and Chicago the...
2016 was a crazy year! It was a year no one could have predicted. One of the best in Hip Hop history, yet one of the more surprising when it came to politics and in life. We lost a lot of iconic figures that helped shape music, entertainment, and more throughout this year. We...
2016 is the return of the freestyle! As people continue to debate the new generation of artists, we saw this year bring the return of bars. The art of the freestyle returned as Funk Flex brought back his famous freestyles with a brand new twist. Artists such as Joe Budden, Don Q...
What a crazy year! 2016 was a memorable year at Hot 97 as some of hip hop’s biggest acts came through to create some moments that we will still be talking about for years to come. We’ve had Drake vs Hot 97 after some comments were made by Ebro that were probably taken a bit out...
On Tuesday, Who's Next Live lit up SOB's in New York City! It was a show full of talented artists as Phresher, Jaquae Anoyd, Oswin Benjamin, Rolling Stone P and more lit up the stage with some unique performances. Oswin Benjamin and Anoyd hyped up the crowd with their bars...
Photo Credit: Noam Galai/ Getty Images Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, left America due to his distaste for the social climate of the country and lived in Capetown, South Africa for a while. He had some issues returning to the U.S earlier in the year but that has since...
The holiday season is about giving and this year, HOT 97, Fidelis Care and the Hip Hop Has Heart Foundation teamed up for our annual Toy Drive. The drive took place right inside the Broadway Mall in Long Island where people dropped off toys for the kids which were then taken...