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Angie Martinez Breaks Her Silence On Hot 97 Exit

Posted 06.30.2014 | Black Voices

As previously reported, last week one of New York’s most popular radio personalities, Angie Martinez announced her resignation from her long standin...

Angie Martinez Unexpectedly Leaves Hot 97, Joins Rival Station

Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.23.2014 | Black Voices

UPDATE: On Thursday morning, Clear Channel announced Angie Martinez would be joining the team at Power 105, the longtime radio rival of her former hom...

WATCH: 50 Cent Responds To Reports On Brawl At Summer Jam Concert

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.09.2014 | Black Voices

50 Cent’s much-anticipated return to New York City’s annual Hot 97 Summer Jam concert stage was mark by musical reunions with his G-Unit group and...

Hot 97's Shani Kulture and WBLS' Barbara De Laleu Present 'The Kulture Movement'

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 06.08.2014 | Black Voices
Marjoriet T. Matute

Creating "The Kulture Movement" as an initiative to help influence young adults was the original idea but instead with the help of influential friend, Barbara De Laleu, Shani Kulture set his plan in motion as a social issue that needs be addressed by the masses.

How Mister Cee Has Changed Hip Hop

AP | JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. | Posted 11.26.2013 | Black Voices

ATLANTA — When DJ Mister Cee – one of hip-hop's pioneering DJs and a New York City radio personality – confessed in a tearful interv...

Thanks for Keeping It Real, DJ Mister Cee

Ariel Chesler | Posted 11.18.2013 | Gay Voices
Ariel Chesler

Public figures, especially in traditionally hypermasculine or homphobic arenas like hip-hop or professional basketball, such as Mister Cee and Jason Collins, have a tremendous impact when they are honest about their sexuality. This is because, as Cee remarked, "the truth will set you free."

50 Cent Addresses His Differences With Former Music Executive

Posted 09.16.2013 | Black Voices

--Hip hop mogul, 50 Cent opens up on his differences with former music executive-turned-brand-marketer, Steve Stoute. (Hot 97, Funkmaster Flex) ...

Nicki Minaj Returns To Stage She Was Insulted On

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 08.03.2013 | Entertainment

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — New York City radio station Hot 97 celebrated its 20th annual Summer Jam concert with young rappers who are dominating t...

Kanye's Done

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 04.30.2013 | Entertainment

Kanye West is done with his sixth studio album according to a number of sources who should know. The rapper recently previewed new material at Def...

LISTEN: Nicki Minaj Goes Off On DJ

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.05.2012 | Entertainment

Rap beefs can be unpredictable things. Jay-Z and Nas's rivalry buoyed hip hop for nearly a decade, the infamous West Coast vs. East Coast rivalry is b...

Amy Winehouse And Nas Duet Released

MTV News | Posted 01.03.2012 | Black Voices

The world got its first taste of Amy Winehouse's upcoming posthumous album, Lioness: Hidden Treasures, when the late singer's duet with rapper pal Nas...

Women in Hip-Hop: The B-girl Be Festival

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Lauri Lyons

When it comes to women in hip-hop, don't call it a comeback. Women have been here for years.