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June 11, 2014

Hot 97, Chuck D, The FCC and Me: An Update on the Filed FCC Petition to Take Hot 97 Off The Air

Weeks before Public Enemy frontman Chuck D ignited a war of Twitter words by criticizing Hot 97, the FCC received a document that could potentially knock them off the air. Here is what Hot 97 had to say in response, and why it might not be good enough to save them.
 
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July 28, 2015

Silent Knight ‘Walking’ (produced by Audible Doctor)

Silent Knight (The Band Called FUSE) reconnects with Audible Doctor (Brown Bag AllStars) on an introspective headnodder, the first single from SK's "Weaknd"
 
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July 16, 2015

Never-Before-Seen Photos of Biggie Smalls, Found After 21 Years

Photographer David McIntyre, who shot Biggie Smalls for Interview magazine just before his meteoric rise to fame, lost, and now found, a set of photographs.
 
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July 5, 2015

Has Hip Hop Saved Your Life? We Want To Hear Your Story

If hip hop has saved your life, literally or figuratively, we want to hear from you!
 
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June 23, 2015

RIP PH Pumpkinhead, Method Man, Doppelgangaz, Joell Ortiz, J.Monopoly

Our radio tribute to PH Pumpkinhead, plus new music from Method Man, Doppelgangaz, Joell Ortiz and J.Monopoly
 
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June 20, 2015

Props To Hip Hop: Rest In Beats – Tribute to Rap’s Fallen Icons

The latest installment of the successful Props to Hip Hop event series pays homage to rap music's fallen icons
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10:00 am HIP-HOP REVOLUTION: PHOTOGRAPHS ... @ Museum of The City of New York
HIP-HOP REVOLUTION: PHOTOGRAPHS ... @ Museum of The City of New York
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HIP-HOP REVOLUTION: PHOTOGRAPHS BY JANETTE BECKMAN, JOE CONZO, AND MARTHA COOPER. APRIL 1 – SEPT. 13, 2015 Hip-Hop Revolution presents more than 80 photographs taken between 1977 and 1990 by three preeminent New York-based photographers—Janette[...]
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.@MajorStageMusic presents @ASVP... @ Santos Party House
Jul 30 @ 8:00 pm – Jul 31 @ 2:00 am
On July 30th, 2015, MajorStage brings you A$AP Nast plus special guests Live in Concert in New York City at Santos Party House. If you have ever catched an ASAP Mob concert, you know, they[...]
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HIP-HOP REVOLUTION: PHOTOGRAPHS ... @ Museum of The City of New York
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HIP-HOP REVOLUTION: PHOTOGRAPHS BY JANETTE BECKMAN, JOE CONZO, AND MARTHA COOPER. APRIL 1 – SEPT. 13, 2015 Hip-Hop Revolution presents more than 80 photographs taken between 1977 and 1990 by three preeminent New York-based photographers—Janette[...]
7:30 pm Cipha Sounds’ “Take It Personal”... @ UCB East
Cipha Sounds’ “Take It Personal”... @ UCB East
Jul 31 @ 7:30 pm
DJ Cipha Sounds from Hot 97 and Chappelle’s Show has uncovered the ancient connection between Hip Hop and Improv. The powers that be have been trying to keep them separated for generations… We will risk[...]
8:00 pm Legendary Cyphers Season 3 (@leg... @ Union Square Park
Legendary Cyphers Season 3 (@leg... @ Union Square Park
Jul 31 @ 8:00 pm – 11:59 pm
The Legendary Cyphers Team returns to Union Square Park for Season 3 of Legendary Cyphers. Every Friday night 8:00PM – Midnight (May thru November) All ages welcome. Host/Co-Founder: Majesty @Majesty360 Resident MC’s: Eli Black @EliBlackMusic Bjorn Majestik[...]
9:00 pm Hip Hop Karaoke at @BrooklynBowl... @ Brooklyn Bowl
Hip Hop Karaoke at @BrooklynBowl... @ Brooklyn Bowl
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For the first time EVER, Hip Hop Karaoke is proud to present back-to-back editions at Brooklyn Bowl. That’s right; we’ll be taking over the spot on both Friday, July 31st AND Saturday, August 1st for a double[...]
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HIP-HOP REVOLUTION: PHOTOGRAPHS ... @ Museum of The City of New York
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HIP-HOP REVOLUTION: PHOTOGRAPHS BY JANETTE BECKMAN, JOE CONZO, AND MARTHA COOPER. APRIL 1 – SEPT. 13, 2015 Hip-Hop Revolution presents more than 80 photographs taken between 1977 and 1990 by three preeminent New York-based photographers—Janette[...]
3:00 pm I’m So Hip Hop Day Party – @Smif... @ Club Purlieu
I’m So Hip Hop Day Party – @Smif... @ Club Purlieu
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I’m SO HIPHOP  DAY PARTY Starring SMIFF N WESSUN WRITERS BLOCK MIC HANDZ THE QUEENS OF GOVERNOR ROYAL FLUSH SOUTH SIDE FINEST BOBBY GARCIA CHOPPA STYLE MUSIC BY DJ GULLY DJ SHOTYME GRAND MASTER VIC[...]
8:00 pm The VS Presents 90’s VS Naughts ... @ Luxury Infinity Yacht
The VS Presents 90’s VS Naughts ... @ Luxury Infinity Yacht
Aug 1 @ 8:00 pm – Aug 2 @ 3:00 am
Mark your calendars for Saturday, August 1st for a NYC cruise experience like no other: the 90’s VS Naughts Yacht Party aboard The Hornblower Cruises Luxury Infinity Yacht! #TheVS is a party that is about[...]
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Hip Hop Karaoke at @BrooklynBowl... @ Brooklyn Bowl
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For the first time EVER, Hip Hop Karaoke is proud to present back-to-back editions at Brooklyn Bowl. That’s right; we’ll be taking over the spot on both Friday, July 31st AND Saturday, August 1st for a double[...]

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