Reebok back, Reebok backs out of backing Rick Ross as a spokesperson for their brand. Last year, Rozay was made an ambassador to help boost the sales in the urban market and revive the stagnant shoe line. Since partnering with Swizz Beatz, Rick Ross and others Reebok has seen a spike in productivity. Unfortunately that…Details
Young Scooter (@1YoungScooter) was pulled over on April 8th for driving with a suspended license, and then arrested for violating his probation. First Gucci, now Scooter I hope whatever legal trouble he is going through it gets situated, Scooter was just heating up on the music scene.
I guess the Hangover directors really like Kanye West (@KanyeWest). After featuring “Can’t Tell Me Nothing” in the first one and “Monster” in the second, Kanye once again provides another track in the latest trailer with “Runaway”. Make sure you check out the film May 24th.
Just when we thought Tupac Back, he disappears again. This time from TYGA’s album, which took people by surprise that the Young Money rapper could manage to clear the verse for an appearance on a song called “Hit ‘Em Up“. In this sit down with DJ Skee we learn why the 2Pac feature was ultimately…Details
GAWHDAAMIT! Swizz Beatz (@therealSWIZZZ) called into Hot 97 this morning to discuss his involvement in the globally buzzing Jay-Z track “Open Letter“. Swizz Beatz recounts how the song came about and reveals that Trey Songz voice is used at the 2:10 mark of Open Letter.
2013 marks the 20th year of HOT97’s Summer Jam concert and with that comes the rising talent showcase on the Festival Stage. The fresh faces that will be taking stage are as follows: ASAP Ferg, Action Bronsn, Vinny Cha$e, Joey Bada$$, Bodega Bamz, Smoke DZA and Kid Ink. Cop your tickets on Hot97.com.