The media has been on top of recent events, Brooklyn NY, Baton Rouge, Minnesota, Dallas, but instead of projecting negativity, SOME media outlet‘s are looking to bring change, and Emmis communications is one of them!! Hot97, WBLS, and WLIB are having open discussion about the relationship between the Black community and the police!!
We’ve done a few of these now, Starting it off with Pro Era’s own Nyck Caution(killed it), then YG did something off his album, Pro Era general Joey Badass came back to reignite it, the dope MC Young M.A. also did right, and Now we took it uptown, Highbridge the Bronx to be exact!!! A Boogie with the Hoodie and Don Q def dropped some bars!!
Before his new album Lil Durk 2x drops on July 22, Lil Durk stopped by Ebro In The Morning to discuss the project. Though music and DeJ Loaf talk came up, the lengthy and healthy convo about how white supremacy and self hate plague black youth was SO important and necessary. With Durk coming from a city like Chicago, it’s a reality he’s been living since a very young age. Check out the full interview below.
DJ Drama’s new album Quality Street Music 2 will drop on July 22. This week, Dram dropped by Ebro In The Morning to discuss the project, reflect on the beef between Meek Mill and Drake and how his name got dragged into it, his thoughts on the new generation of hip-hop and more. Check it out below!
Alton Sterling was killed in cold blood by a police officer and it was ALL on camera, yet still, fellow officers are trying to justify it. When an officer calls into Hot 97 this morning, Peter Rosenberg goes off over them not taking responsibility and being able to point at a fellow officer and say, “That was wrong.” Watch the powerful video below.
In honor of the July 4th Mix Weekend on Hot 97, Funk Flex went into the vault and pulled out some classics to spin on the tables!! This mix is a must listen. Download that official Funk Flex App for iOS & Android for free below to check it out.
Sometimes I have to look up to the sky and Thank God for the fact that I get paid to produce the best radio show in hip hop, especially when we get to these freestyles!! When an up and coming rapper like Young M.A. comes through and shows her passion in those bars on a beat like ‘What We Do'(Freeway), I know it’s going to be a good night!!
Another Hip Hop event that shows Hot97, and Power 106 ARE Where Hip Hop Lives!!! New Hip Hop sensation Logic is going to be asked and answer some questions live with Hot’s Ebro, and Power 106’s J Cruz, the Men of the Morning, then he will debut a NEW/Exclusive record