Hot 97

Essays

The Case for Nicki Minaj's Queen Radio

Nicki Minaj reminded us why rap personalities thrive on-air. The identity of black radio and its oral tradition dates back further than the airwaves.
Kristin Corry
12.20.18
Op-Eds

Ebro Was Right to Ask Kodak Black the Hard Questions

Yesterday, Kodak Black walked out of an Ebro in the Morning interview after the host mentioned his sexual assault case.
Kristin Corry
12.13.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Meek Mill Freestyling Over Drake's "Back to Back" Is Downright Triumphant

It was the Philly rapper's decision to open his 14-minute freestyle with the instrumental of Drake's 2015 diss record aimed at him.
Kristin Corry
12.4.18
Noisey News

Cardi B Says She's Disappointed In How People Have Reacted to Her Pregnancy

The Bronx rapper sat down with The Breakfast Club and Hot 97 to speak about Invasion of Privacy and more.
Lawrence Burney
4.10.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

50 Cent Is Blamed for "Pulling Apart" New York City's Rap Scene on Hot 97

Fif also discusses turning down half a million dollars to campaign for Trump.
Phil Witmer
9.27.17
Essays

Fuck You, Go to Summer Jam

Whatever Summer Jam means to you.
Lawrence Burney
Kyle Kramer
6.12.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Let’s Analyze Desiigner’s Energy Levels in this Hot 97 Freestyle

Supernova.
Alex Robert Ross
2.17.17
RAP BEEF ALERT

"JewPac" Returns as Shia LaBeouf Takes on Hot 97 and Lil Yachty in Yet Another Freestyle

This is where we draw the line, you don't diss Vin Diesel.
Noisey Staff
12.2.16
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Lil Yachty Sits Down to Chat with Ebro, Premieres New Song “Judgement Free"

"I think my fanbase thinks you hate every young star coming in."
Alex Robert Ross
11.29.16
Hot 97

Schoolboy Q Almost Quit After 'Oxymoron,' But He Didn’t So It’s OK

His Hot 97 interview also covered the impact of lean and the upcoming release of 'Blank Face.'
Noisey Staff
7.6.16
the worst things of all time

Drake Is Brought Up During Another Interview with a Toronto Artist, We're Tired of Writing About This

Ugh, does this even matter?
Noisey Canada Staff
6.27.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Bernie Sanders Appeared on Hot 97 for 'Ebro in The Morning'

Watch the Vermont Senator speak about Wall Street, wealth inequality, Donald Trump, and more.
John Hill
4.3.16
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