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Jay Pharoah Opens Up About Leaving SNL: “You Go Where You’re Appreciated”

Yesterday, comedian and former Saturday Night Live cast member Jay Pharaoh spoke about his firing from the show, following its last season. Speaking with some degree…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 14, 2017

Big Sean Raps About Deleting Uber and Murdering Donald Trump in Hot 97 Freestyle

Big Sean's I Decided. press run took him to a freestyle session on Funkmaster Flex's Hot 97 show, and a clip of the rapper's freestyle was posted online…
Brian Josephs / February 3, 2017

Shia LaBeouf Continues to Rap, Disses Drake, Lil Yachty, and Hot 97

It became apparent that Hollywood actor, noted performance artist, plagiarist, and self-conscious "bad boy" type Shia LaBeouf was good at rapping during a Sway in the Morning…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 2, 2016

Drake Takes Shots at Hot 97 By Calling His Summer Sixteen Concert the ‘Real Summer Jam’

How could Drake end his four-night stand at Madison Square Garden without sending a parting shot at recent foe Hot 97? The 6 God ended his…
Brian Josephs / August 9, 2016

Did Drake Actually Say ‘F**k Hot 97’ in Madison Square Garden Show?

In Frank Ocean's conspicuous absence, Drake was responsible for Thursday night's biggest headline when he bluntly dissed Hot 97 radio fixture Funkmaster Flex. To add…
Brian Josephs / August 5, 2016

Mister Cee, Veteran Hot 97 DJ, Resigns Amid Latest Transgender Prostitution Scandal

Hip-hop legend Mister Cee — who DJed for Big Daddy Kane and helped discover Notorious B.I.G. — resigned from New York City's Hot 97 Wednesday…
Jordan Sargent / September 11, 2013