VIDEO: “97 Seconds” w/ Angie Martinez

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The lovely Angie Martinez and long-time HOT 97 radio deejay links up with Hennessy for the latest episode in their “97 Seconds” web series.  Martinez reflects on being crowned “the voice of New York” after including the phrase in a promo for Ja Rule’s single “New York.”  Listen as Angie explains how the phrase organically stuck with her throughout her career, how she was able to work her way up the ladder at HOT 97 and eventually get her break with Funkmaster Flex by working the boards during his show.  Angie Martinez also discusses her mother’s influence on her career, her connection with the city of New York and breaks down her Hispanic heritage.

VIDEO: “97 Seconds” w/ Joell Ortiz

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For Hispanic heritage month HOT 97 and Hennessy link up with Brooklyn native Joell Ortiz for the web series “97 Seconds.”  The Slaughterhouse MC speaks on his love for his hometown and explains that his upbringing in the city is responsible for his natural competitive nature.  Ortiz also opens up about growing up in a single parent Puerto Rican household with his mother and tells viewers some of his Hip Hop influences such as JAY Z and Nas.

VIDEO: Nas Performs At Details Magazine Coachella Party

Nearly over 1,500 party goers flocked to a private residence in Bermuda Dunes in Indio, California during Coachella Music Festival weekend for the highly anticipated Hennessy V.S Presents DETAILS @ Midnight party hosted by Nas. The lavish estate was decorated with Tipi’s, food trucks and a digital graffiti station. DJ POLITIK started off the night spinning old school and new hip hop as guests sipped on Hennessy V.S specialty mixed drinks and got the crowd ready for a performance from DEV. Shortly thereafter the G.O.A.T himself, Nas came on for a surprise performance and had the crowed swaying and singing as he grabbed the mic and started off with “‘If I Ruled The World.” He kept the packed party going as he sung a handful of songs to keep the party going until early in the morning. Additional celebs in attendance were Josh Henderson, Karrueche Tran, Elizabeth Olsen, and Rumor Willis.

S/O StreetKode