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Macklemore Talks About Grammy Wins On HOT97

After sharing his thoughts about the Grammy board’s snub to Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore called into HOT97 to discuss the matter in further detall, “My text to Kendrick…

Kendrick Lamar Explains ‘Control’ In-Depth With Rosenberg

Kendrick Lamar dialed into HOT97 to discuss his fiery “Control” verse at length. On recognizing the impact: “It took a couple of days. I was in the U.K. for a second…

Robin Thicke Talks Paula Patton’s Behavior At BET Awards And Plumbers On HOT97

With his sixth studio effort Blurred Lines sliding into stores today, Robin Thicke was heavy in promo mode but still managed to dial in to HOT97 for a quick chat. A…

Nicki Minaj Laughs Off DJ Khaled Proposal

Now that DJ Khaled’s new single co-starring Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross and Future “I Wanna Be With You” is here, the jig is up. After the We The Best CEO started a ruckus on…

Recap: Did Trinidad James Rock the Spot?

Trinidad James came out of the gate with a hit in “All Gold Everything,” but last night in NYC, the rapper proved that he has a ways to go before wearing the hip-hop

Big Boi Talks The Dungeon Days, Hip-Hop Influences and Andre 3000

Ahead of his third solo release Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors due Dec. 11, Sir Lucious Left Foot stopped by Hot 97 to reveal some interesting tidbits about his early…

Justin Bieber Raps 2Pac and Biggie Lyrics on Hot 97

In promotion of his sophomore release Believe, Justin Bieber stopped by the Angie Martinez show on Hot 97, and in-between talking about eating cereal in the buff…