Pre-Show: Summer Jam XX

Celebrating 20 Years of Hip Hop

The day is finally here! Celebrating 20 years of hip hop, Hot 97 is proud to present Summer Jam XX in partnership with Boost Mobile, XXL, VEVO, ooVoo and more! Today is a landmark for Hot 97 and Summer Jam, creating the ultimate hip hop experience. The seats will be filled with seasoned spectators who have seen the evolution of Summer Jam, first hand, and spectators who are embracing the cultural experience for the first time.

The backstage experience is fully equipped with a VEVO hangout, featuring Hot 97's "97 seconds." Additionally, Miss Info will again go live from the Platinum Lounge, interviewing all of the main-stage artists and finding out all of that great gossip. If you're watching at home, make sure you tune in HERE, to catch the at-home experience starting now!. And be sure to check back for the surprise guest on the main-stage show, which begins at 6PM! This morning, it was already leaked that some of the special guests include Mariah Carey, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, J.Cole, Pusha-T, and Big Sean.

The Village Stage has already begun, including the infamous MC battle, featuring Radamiz, and some of the hottest artists in the streets including-- Action Bronson, Joey Bada$$, Vinny Cha$e, A$AP Ferg, Smoke DZA, Bodega Bamz, Troy Ave,and Kid Ink! Stay tuned for more later and tag #SJXX!