YG stops by HOT 97 for an exclusive interview and freestyle session with Funkmaster Flex. Check out the Compton rapper have some fun on the microphone as he demonstrates his off-the-top abilities and delivers a few bars for the listeners tuning in. Before kicking things off, YG and Funk Flex exchange a few words before the radio host decides to give the DJ the signal to start up the West Coast inspired freestyle session. YG’s My Krazy Life LP coming soon.
Young Chris paid DJ Enuff a visit over at HOT 97 for the latest episode of his Hot Box series. The Philly native opens things up by explaining to viewers that his new Vital Signs EP will serve as a prelude to his forthcoming Alive LP. Chris also weighs in on the importance for him to cater to his core audience which he credits for holding him down no matter what. The rapper addressed the current Hip Hop scene in Philadelphia and reflected on his early days with Roc-A-Fella. Before heading out, Young Chris hopped on the microphone and delivered a lyrical tirade over a couple of instrumentals courtesy of DJ Enuff who was on the turntables.
Maino gets in contact with the HOT 97 Morning Show to weigh in on his recent comments in response to Trinidad James’ New York rant. After the “All Gold Everything” rapper decided to spazz out a recent performance and claim that the South runs New York hip hop, Maino made it a point to call in and clarify that what really got under his skin was when the rapper indirectly challenged anyone who disagreed with him to a fight. Take a listen as Maino downplays Trinidad’s comments and explains to Rosenberg and Ebro why the young rapper crossed the line.
Angie Martinez brings in Solange Knowles for an exclusive interview on her HOT 97 radio show. The conversation kicks off with the two discussing Solange’s album artwork which was inspired by an artist she says she discovered in New Orleans. Knowles continued by explaining she temporarily lived in the city and spoke highly of the culture. The sultry songstress also shared a funny story of recruiting Beyonce and Kelly to handle a bully that had been giving her a hard time at school. Before heading out, Knowles touched on her pro-spanking attitude and admitted she doesn’t eat meat.
Mariah Carey recently paid Angie Martinez a visit at HOT 97 in New York for an exclusive one-on-one interview. In the clip shown, Carey is questioned about her time as a judge on the popular television show, American Idol, and explains to Martinez that the experience for her was like working in hell with satan. It’s no secret the R&B diva bumped head numerous times with Nicki Minaj who also served also served as a judge on the show, however, Carey was careful not to reveal who she exactly was comparing to be Satan-like. Another interesting point the songstress decided touch on was that she loved many of the contestants but was disappointed when certain acts wouldn’t progress in the competition due to politics rather than talent.
Joe Budden and Tahiry stop by Hot 97 for an exclusive interview off the air with Ebro and Peter Rosenberg. The two share their thoughts on not being at the forefront of this season’s Love & Hip Hop and the current drama between Peter Gunz and Amina. Ebro also took the opportunity to admit that he has no shame and has tried to hit on Tahiry before in the past via text message. Joe and Tahiry play things off real smooth as the couple refused to confirm or deny if they were together and simply refereed to themselves as homies. Budden reassures viewers that the new Slaughterhouse album is on the way and will follow Eminem’s promotional run for his new Marshall Mathers LP 2. Joe also revealed that the project is the group’s best work to date and they are choosing between 40 different songs to determine what will make the final tracklist.
Peter Rosenberg and Ebro catch up with Nick Cannon for an exclusive and lengthy new interview off the air. The Wild ‘N Out host opens things up by playfully joking around with Rosenberg and Ebro about his love for fashion and his flashy colorways. In fact, Cannon reveals that he plans out his clothes for each day a week in advance with clothes he receives from manufactures, Macy’s and designers. The lighthearted conversation continued with Nick sharing a few laughs with the guys about his sons unusually large head and his theory on very successful people sharing the same feature. Nick Cannon also opened up about his penis size after getting into details about his visit to the Howard Stern show and porn somehow followed as the topic of discussion. Take a look as Cannon addressed Mariah Carey’s provocative and sexy attire, her accident on the set of her music video for the remix to “Beautiful,” his upcoming stand up comedy routine and so much more.