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Rapper Bobby Shmurda May Get 7 Years For Sharp Object In Prison & Pens Letter to Fans

By Sibrena Stowe Geraldino | Dec 03, 2015 06:10 PM EST

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Luck is not on the side of rapper Bobby Shmurda since apparently while in prison on Rikers Island awaiting trial, the rapper received a visit from girlfriend Kimberly Rousseau when he was caught with a "sharpened metal object." The recording artist could face another seven years in prison, even though he hasn't been convicted of previous charges. To make matters worse, he has been denied bail once again from a judge in a New York City Court, this was his sixth attempt! Read More »

Dej Loaf 'Single:' Lil Durk, Aye Redd Dumped, Opens Up About Sexuality

By Mereb Gebremariam | Oct 23, 2015 12:06 PM EDT

Dej Loaf 'Single:' Lil Durk, Aye Redd Dumped, Opens Up About Sexuality

Rapper Dej Loaf says that she's a single woman after dating rumors of her and Lil Durk hit the web. The "Try Me" rap star also went into detail to talk about her sexuality in after model Aye Redd ranted about their "secret" relationship via Instagram. Read More »

Dej Loaf Talks Weed Overdose During Nicki Minaj's Pinkprint Tour: 'I Almost Died'

By Mereb Gebremariam | Oct 22, 2015 03:02 PM EDT

Dej Loaf Talks Weed Overdose During Nicki Minaj's Pinkprint Tour: 'I Almost Died'

In an interview with Hot 97, Dej Loaf opened up about almost dying on the Nicki Minaj "Pinkprint Tour" from overdosing on edible marijuana. Read More »

WBLS's Déjà Vu Talks About Circle Of Sisters 2015: Chaka Khan, Tamar Braxton Headlining Show

By Mereb Gebremariam | Oct 12, 2015 01:13 PM EDT

WBLS's Déjà Vu Talks About Circle Of Sisters 2015: Chaka Khan, Tamar Braxton Headlining Show

The largest expo for women is hitting New York and Circle of Sisters 2015 is planning to be bigger and better than ever. WBLS host, Déjà Vu, opened up about what the event means to her and what women should expect to get out of the two day event held October 17th-18th. Read More »

WWE Fires Hulk Hogan Over Racist Rant Scandal Peter Rosenberg Responds & Tears Poster Down

By Mereb Gebremariam | Jul 24, 2015 03:22 PM EDT

WWE Fires Hulk Hogan Over Racist Rant Scandal Peter Rosenberg Responds & Tears Poster Down

Heartbroken Hot 97 host and die-heard wrestling fan, Peter Rosenberg rips his poster of shamed WWE pro-wrestler, Hulk Hogan after an audio tape of him using racial slurs about his daughter, Brooke's boyfriend went viral. Read More »

Nicki Minaj, Meek Mill Summer Jam Surprise: 'Omeeka' Yell 'I Love You,' Lil Kim Diss, Safaree Ex Praised Queen Not As B*tch

By Mereb Gebremariam | Jun 08, 2015 10:05 AM EDT

Nicki Minaj Explains Hiding Safaree Samuels Versus Meek Mill's, Mom Is Worried?

Sunday, rappers Meek Mill and Nicki Minaj surprised Hot 97's Summer Jam fans as they graced the stage together and sharing serious case of PDA with "I love you's" and shading rap star Lil Kim, who performed several minutes before them. Read More »

Hot 97's Peter Rosenberg, Iggy Azalea Beef: Host Explains Helping Rapper 'Gain Credibility In Hip Hop World' [VIDEO]

By Mereb Gebremariam | Feb 27, 2015 01:52 PM EST

Hot 97's Peter Rosenberg, Iggy Azalea Beef: Host Explains Helping Rapper 'Gain Credibility In Hip Hop World' [VIDEO]

Hot 97's "Ebro in the Morning Show" radio host, Peter Rosenberg slams Iggy Azalea for "dissing" the show during an interview with "Zach Sang & The Gang" radio show. Read More »

Nicki Minaj Gains Ebro Darden's Support Amid 'Lame' Safaree Samuels Heartbreak

By Danica Bellini, Mstars Associate Editor | Jan 20, 2015 09:10 AM EST

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Nicki Minaj Dating Meek Mill UPDATE Read More »

Iggy Azalea, Azealia Banks Racial Twitter Beef: Rapper Says Tearful Hot 97 Interview Wasn't About 'Fancy' Singer

By Mereb Gebremariam | Dec 19, 2014 03:09 PM EST

Iggy Azalea, Azealia Banks Racial Twitter Beef: Rapper Says Tearful Hot 97 Interview Wasn't About 'Fancy' Singer

Rapper Iggy Azalea is firing back at her rap rival, Azealia Banks on twitter after her emotional Hot 97 interview about Hip Hop, slavery, and the "Fancy" rapper. Read More »

Azealia Banks, Iggy Azalea Beef: Rapper Calls T.I. A ‘Coon,' Claims Tiny Harris Is Illiterate, Compares Hip Hop To Slavery

By Mereb Gebremariam | Dec 19, 2014 11:08 AM EST

Azealia Banks, Iggy Azalea Beef: Rapper Calls T.I. A ‘Coon,' Claims Tiny Harris Is Illiterate, Compares Hip Hop To Slavery

Rapper Azealia Banks opened up about her beef with rapper Iggy Azalea in a tearful interview with Hot 97. Read More »

Prince Royce, Romeo Santos Competing Musically, Snoop Dogg, Chris Brown Working With Latin Star - Gets Compared To Justin Bieber [VIDEO]

By Elena Lopez | Nov 19, 2014 03:20 PM EST

Prince Royce Talks Competing With Romeo Santos, New Music With Snoop Dogg, Chris Brown And Gets Compared To Justin Bieber

There has always been a huge competition between Latin stars Romeo Santos and Prince Royce. In an exclusive interview with Hot 97, Royce addresses the competition on Ebro In The Morning. The Latin heartthrob also discusses new music he's working on with Snoop Dogg and Chris Brown and all the "women that fall at his feet." Read More »

HOT 97 Premieres Rick Ross Ft. Jay Z "Movin' Bass" Tonight!

By Elena Lopez | Nov 11, 2014 05:06 PM EST

Tune In To The World Premiere Of Rick Ross Ft. Jay Z’s “Movin’ Bass” TONIGHT On HOT 97 At 8pm

Rick Ross' new track, "Movin' Bass," features Jay Z and premieres tonight on Hot 97 At 8pm. According to Rap Genius, it's not a Rick Ross album unless it has a Jay Z feature! To date, only one Ross album has not had a feature from Jay, (his third LP, Deeper Than Rap). While promoting his album, Ross announced his collab with Jay-Z on Hood Billionaire would feature the two "talking that street talk." Read More »

Hot 97’s Hip Hop Has Heart Foundation Hosts 2nd Annual Lift ‘Em Up Celebration

By Elena Lopez | Nov 11, 2014 03:15 PM EST

Hot 97’s Hip Hop Has Heart Foundation Hosts 2nd Annual Lift ‘Em Up Celebration

HOT 97 WQHT FM, the #1 station for Hip Hop and R&B in the New York tri-state area, announces the return of its highly successful night of service & inspiration: Lift 'Em Up. Last year, Lift 'Em Up provided those less fortunate a first class experience and dignified evening of gourmet food and holiday entertainment. HOT 97 on-air talent, behind-the-scenes staff, friends in Hip Hop, including Ja Rule and Sevyn Streeter, and partners came together to provide an outstanding feast, entertainment, and holiday market for New Yorkers in need. The event will include a special visit from Hip Hop artist Maino and R&B singer Justine Skye, gourmet food provided by Two Fish And Five Loaves, music by HOT 97's legendary DJs, and the return of the Holiday Market, where families will be able to take home food for the own Thanksgiving meals the following week. Read More »

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