[VIDEO] Interview: Vinny Cha$e Reflects On His First Summer Jam Performance

Vinny Cha$e is a festival artist who is a product of Harlem. I'm not sure what they have in their water up there, but Harlem is a pool of talent. Vinny has performed shows with Hot 97 "Who's Next," finally making his way to the festival stage of the hip hop olympics, Summer Jam. He premiered some new music and performed some old hits like "Biggie and Jordans." Check out what he had to say below and some video clips! Read more...

[VIDEO] MMG Announces "Self-Made 3" After French Montana's Performance

After MMG shut down the stage last night (quite literally since French's set was cut short), MMG Vice President Young Savv took to social media, announcing the the next compilation for MMG-- Self-Made Volume 3 by releasing the cover art. What do you think? Read more...

[VIDEO] Backstage Feed of Nicki Minaj's Surprise Performance With 2Chainz

Rumors surfaced that Nicki Minaj was going to make a guest appearance on that Summer Jam stage, but we didn't know if it was really going to happen until she showed up for her verse on "I Luv Dem Strippers." Check out her entrance below! Read more...

Interview: Bozoma Saint John Talks About Her Summer Jam Experience

Bozoma Saint John is a unicorn, but is most commonly known as the head of music and entertainment marketing at Pepsi. This wonder woman was the genius behind the Beyonce Super Bowl marketing campaign and has again partnered with Hot 97 to bring us Summer Jam XX. Bozoma has changed the trade of music and entertainment marketing with her innovative and creative approaches that utilize our favorite stars. Having recently been named Billboard's "Women of the Year" and making Fast Company's "Most Creative People of 2013," I caught up with Bozoma to discuss Summer Jam XX. Read more...

Everyday Racism: HOT97 Morning Show's Intro At Summer Jam XX [AUDIO]

The show experienced their own everyday racism at Summer Jam XX when they hopped on stage to introduce A$AP Rocky! “That’s racist!” Read more...

Interview: Low Key Discusses Wale's "The Gifted"

During Wale's set, I ran in to Low Key who was vibing to some of Wale's older records like "Lotus Flower Bomb" and "No Hands." I caught up with him to discuss the hip hop artist and his new album The Gifted, which comes out June 25th. Check out what Low Key had to say below! Read more...

The Realness: Kendrick Lamar Destroyed That Summer Jam Stage [VIDEO]

Kendrick Lamar was by far one of the highlights of the night: Read more...

Flashing Lights SJXX Recap: Nicki Minaj Hits The Stage + Who Was Backstage With Chris Brown? [AUDIO]

Listen inside the Flashing Lights Report to hear about Nicki Minaj returning to the Summer Jam stage after last year’s fiasco and who was chillin’ backstage with Chris Brown! Read more...

Interview: Kid Ink Holds It Down For The West Coast

Kid Ink was the only performer on the festival stage from the West Coast. He performed some hits from his new EP Almost Home, finishing with his hit "Bad Ass" ft. Meek Mill and Wale. Read more...

Flashing Lights SJXX Recap: Fabolous + Lil Kim Were To Be Joined With Another Brooklynite [AUDIO]

Listen inside the Flashing Lights Report to find out who else was supposed to join Fabolous and Lil Kim on stage and she’s also from Brooklyn! Read more...