VIDEO: Maino Talks Trinidad James’ Lost Watch + More

mainoNew York rapper, Maino, sits down with HOT 97’s Peter Rosenberg and Cipha Sounds for an exclusive interview.  The aggressive emcee takes the opportunity to address his mysterious Instagram post that showcased a photo of a gold watch with a caption aimed at Trinidad James.  Check out the choice words from Maino below and take a look as the rapper gives out his number live on the air and much more.

Lol ain’t this your watch brother? @trinidadjamesgg? Got caught slipping huh? At Prive, in Atlanta huh? Smh…damn homie…but since everybody else making up I might get that back for u lmao… #mrniceguy

VIDEO: Wale Talks Spazzing Out On Complex, Past Beef w/ KiD CuDi + More


Wale sits down for a candid interview at HOT 97 with Peter Rosenberg and Ebro off the air.  The MMG rapper wastes no time in explaining his side of things when it comes to his recent beef with Complex Magazine.  Wale addresses his comments and reveals that he feels his past beef with KiD CuDi has something to do with why he feels the publication snubs him.  As the conversation continues, Wale admits he received numerous phone calls from people like JAY Z and DJ Premier after his angry phone call was leaked.

VIDEO: A$AP Mob Denys Beefing w/ Pro Era + More


A$AP Mob catches up with Peter Rosenberg and Ebro at HOT 97 for an exclusive interview off air.  Take a look as the Mob denies internet rumors that there’s bad blood between them and Pro era.  ’90s Hip Hop was a major topic of discussion as the group credited the era as being a big influence on their sound.  Rosenberg and Ebro also addressed Trinidad James’ infamous Atlanta-New York along with the crew’s rumored preference for white women.  Before heading out, the mob spoke on their new single, “Trillmatic,” and shared their thoughts on what it was like to work with Method Man.

AUDIO: Maino On Responding To Trinidad James’ NY Rant


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.

VIDEO: Joe Budden & Tahiry Talk Love & Hip Hop, Peter Gunz, Slaughterhouse + More


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.

VIDEO: Nick Cannon Talks Penis Size, Porn, Mariah Carey + More


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.

VIDEO: Peter Gunz Talks VH1’s Love & Hip Hop, Admits He’s A Liar + More


If you’re a fan of VH1’s reality show Love & Hip Hop, then you already know this season is shaping up to be drama filled and highly entertaining.  New York’s Peter Gunz found himself tossed into the spotlight this season as the rap veteran’s personal issues with two separate relationships has become a big part of the show.  Gunz recently sat down with Peter Rosenberg and Ebro off the air to discuss all the problems he’s been dealing with on camera and to provide viewers some clarification with his side of the story.

VIDEO: Nipsey Hussle Talks Crenshaw’s $100 Price Tag, West Coast Hip Hop, TDE + More


Neighborhood Nipsey Hussle catches up with Peter Rosenberg and Cipha Sounds for an in-depth and lengthy interview over at HOT 97.  Hot off the release of his game changing Crenshaw project, Nip shares his thoughts on the rise of West Coast Hip Hop and breaks down his inspiration for slapping a $100 price tag on it.  The Los Angeles native also touches on his Proud2Pay movement, his relationship with Snoop Dogg and what it took to learn the in’s and out’s of the music industry in order to reach the level he’s at today.  Speaking candidly, Nipsey explains his friendship with Kendrick Lamar, TDE, DJ Quik and much more.

VIDEO: Cipha Sounds Calls Out DJ Khaled


DJ Khaled and Rick Ross recently made their way over to HOT 97 to have a sit down with Ebro, Peter Rosenberg and Cipha Sounds.  Watch as Ciph takes the opportunity to confront DJ Khaled about not showing the same love and support back that he initiated towards the DJ-producer early on in his career.  The radio host opens up about being one of the few DJ’s to even play Khaled’s to which DJ Khaled completely disagrees and even goes so far as to say that Cipha is lying.  What appears to be an innocent back and forth discussion between two friends eventually gets a bit heated as Cipha rebuttals Khaled’s claims and becomes more aggressive before the visual fades to black.  Guess we’ll have to wait for part two to see what happened.

AUDIO: Pusha T Talks Kanye West Rant & “Nosetalgia” w/ Kendrick Lamar


King Push decides to call the In The Morning crew over at HOT 97 in New York and gives insight behind how Kanye West’s now infamous My Name Is My Name party rant came about.  In fact, Pusha explains that he’s fortunate enough to hear Kanye speak that way on a regular basis and that the public is only treated to these moments when he goes off on a rant.  Before getting into Pusha T’s new single “Nosetalgia” featuring Kendrick Lamar, the G.O.O.D. Music rapper lets Cipha sounds know he’s working on getting Kanye West on the Juan Epstein show.  Take a listen to how it all went down live on the air.