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He goes by Metta World Peace but you know him better as Ron William Artest of Queens, New York. With NBA trades happening left and right, we had to get him in the building to talk Lakers, Knicks and his stance on his team and in the league. Find out what Metta has to say about...
Mister Cee hosted his annual All White Midnight Cruise on the Hudson on Friday. Check out footage of Cee and Big Dennis onboard with listeners decked out in their white outfits.
The first every 4th of July Rooftop Party went down! We had performances from Wyclef and Lil Jon. Check the video for performances from both artists and watch as our very own Laura Stylez sits down with both artists.
Rapsody has branched off from her origins with the group Kooley High and is embarking on a journey that many female emcees travel with little help. As a solo, underground femcee trying to get in the game, she brings the realness that is sometimes overlooked. Watch as tells DJ...
We just so happened to have one of our favorite Mob Wives, Big Ang, up at the studio at the same time as our homie Prodigy from Mobb Deep. This seemed like the perfect time for a fun round of urban vs. suburban. Watch as Big Ang and Prodigy describe their 4th of July menus,...
By Jasmine Campbell So the most rib-filled, potato salad and hot dog rolling holiday of the year is upon us. Independence Day is probably one of the most highly anticipated holidays for obvious reasons. You get to kick it with friends and family and for many cookout attendees,...
We never did check with Schoolboy-Q after Summer Jam to get his first-hand account of what really went down on the HOT 97 Summer Jam Festival Village stage. Here, he tells Angie and DJ Enuff his and Kendrick Lamar's reaction to Rosenberg's comments on Nicki Minaj's song, "...
Maybach Music Group is hands down the hottest clique of emcees in hip hop right now. Rick Ross, Meek Mill, Wale and honorary member, French Montana are dominating the musical charts. In the past year, their team has seen the heaviest rotation across that nation. That includes...
MMG visited the Cipha Sounds and Rosenberg Morning Show with newest recruit, Omarion in tote. Many people questioned Rick Ross' decision in bringing 'Maybach O' on-board. Here, Rozay explains his tactics for gathering and selecting talent. He's obviously got a knack for picking...