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After being denied bail for a second time, Bobby Shmurda is looking at a lengthy prison sentence – but the Brooklyn rapper still remains positive, despite his legal situation. Yesterday, Bobby gave Hot97’s Ebro a call to clarify rumors and allegations that have been circulating in the media. In the audio heard above, Shmurda says he […]

Times are a-changin’ at New York’s legacy hip-hop radio station, HOT 97. Staple on-air personality Miss Info has announced her departure. Born Minya Oh, the Columbia graduate has worked at the station for the past 10 years, but now looks to focus on raising her Instagram-famous son Max, relaunching her website, and writing a book […]

It’s no secret that Iggy Azalea was completely “blindsided” by T.I.’s comments about their relationship on HOT 97. The Australian rapper came for GlobalGrind’s original reporting on Twitter last night, but after a few exchanges, the “Fancy” artist eventually offered us her perspective on what appears to be a communication issue between her and her Grand Hustle […]

Despite this week’s report, Iggy Azalea is still signed to T.I. The “Check, Run It” rapper stopped by HOT 97’s Ebro In The Morning yesterday and dropped a bombshell, saying he had ended his business relationship with the “Fancy” rapper. The thing is, sources close to Iggy reveal differently: “She didn’t know there was a problem since T.I. is […]

T.I. stopped by HOT 97 to discuss his new mixtape, the sequel to ATL, Drake and Meek Mill's beef, and of course, Iggy Azalea.

Rita Ora spoke with HOT 97's Nessa Nitty about A$AP Rocky dropping their business into a song. In his A.L.L.A. track "Better Things"

The new season of Empire is upon us, and now fans are finally getting to see what they can expect on season 2 of the hit show. A 30-second teaser trailer for the show’s second season was released, and it definitely shows some drama in the making amongst the Lyon family, and of course, new music. […]

Kanye West‘s name is always in the media, whether it’s for his music, fashion, or rants that need to be heard. The Yeezus rapper usually gives pretty insightful, and spirited, interviews these days, but he called into Hot 97 this week, where he directly addressed rumors concerning him, and put them to rest. The most recent […]


Concertgoers attending Hot 97’s annual Summer Jam concert at New Jersey’s Met Life Stadium Sunday were pepper-sprayed and maced by police in riot gear as they tried to make their way into the venue to watch acts like Nicki Minaj, Meek Mill, and Kendrick Lamar. According to NBC New York, the incidents occurred shortly after 9 p.m. […]

A$AP Rocky is catching a lot of heat and side eye after he spit a verse a bashing verse Rita Ora on his new album At.Long.Last.A$AP, which dropped this week by surprise. Fans and listeners flooded the internet with comments about the track, wondering what had happened between the two, and if they ever had a […]

A tweet from Kanye West is extremely rare these days, but a tweet praising something is even more rare. Tinashe is already doing pretty well for herself in the music game, as she landed a spot on Nicki Minaj‘s Pinkprint Tour this summer, and dominated the charts with her latest album Aquarius, but her recent co-sign from Yeezy […]

It’s almost that time of year again. HOT 97’s Summer Jam is the perfect way to kick off the much warmer weather in the tri-state area – huge names like Nicki Minaj, 50 Cent, and Lil Wayne always hit the Metlife Stadium stage in New Jersey and put on performances we’ll never forget. And it looks […]