(Video) Trinidad Jame$ Talks Using The N-Word + “Uptown Funk” Payout On Ebro In The Morning

Trinidad James x Hot 97

After appearing on CNN earlier this week to debate the use of the n-word (particularly because of how much he used it in his breakout hit, “All Gold Everything,”) Trinidad Jame$ dropped by Hot 97’s Ebro In The Morning to delve into the issue some more.

The Atlanta rapper also revealed whether he made any money off Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk” (since he borrows a line from “All Gold Everything,”) and more. Check out the full interview below!

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Hot 97 Summer Jam 2015: Find Out Who Will Be Hitting That Festival Stage!

Hot 97 Summer Jam

This morning on Ebro In The Morning, the very first Hot 97 Summer Jam 2015 announcement was made, revealing the lineup for the Festival Stage (aka the pre-show.) Going down the first Sunday in June as usual, June 7, B.o.B, Joey Bada$$, DeJ Loaf, Travi$ Scott and Teyana Taylor have been announced, with more to come.

Pre-sale on Ticketmaster.com for all tickets begins at 12pm today, March 19, until 11:59pm on Wednesday, March 25th.

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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Shares His Thoughts On Brutal McDonald’s Brawl On Ebro In The Morning

Mayor de Blasio

Earlier today, NYC mayor Bill de Blasio called into Ebro In The Morning to discuss his plans to fix the current decline in academics in the city’s schools, as well as to inform parents on how to get their kids registered for pre-school. (Applications are being accepted now and it’s FULL DAY! Call 311 or text PREK to 877877 or go online at nyc.gov/prek.)

Along with jokes about Ebro’s old age (happy 40th, old man,) Mayor de Blasio also discussed the recent McDonald’s brawl that went viral, where a large group of young girls brutally beat a 15-year-old. Check out the video to hear his thoughts on the matter below.

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(Video) Method Man Talks His Family Life, Wu-Tang, His New Film & More On Ebro In The Morning


Staten Island native Method Man stopped by the Hot 97 studios for an absolutely amazing interview with the Ebro in the Morning family. He touched on his upcoming movie entitled The Cobbler with Adam Sandler which is hitting theaters this Friday, March 13th, all issues Wu-Tang related, Notorious B.I.G., his family life at home and MUCH, much more. Get into the full interview below.

(Sidebar: can you believe that Meth turned 44-year-old a few weeks ago? HE LOOKS AMAZING!)

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(Video) Velous Talks The Crazy Process Behind Producing Kanye West’s ‘All Day’ Track On Hot 97!


Velous is the ultimate triple threat in the music industry. He’s not only a talented singer/songwriter, but he also produces all of his own material. Being in the business for quite some time now, Vel is finally receiving the recognition he deserves from the big wigs in the game such as Kanye West, French Montana, Fabolous and many, many more. The Coke Boys affiliate stopped by the Hot 97 studios to chop it up with the Ebro in the Morning team. Velous revealed the intensive process behind producing Kanye West’s new banger “All Day” and how over 20+ people got credit for doing so.

The “Gone For The Winter” artist also explains that he was inspired to create the song after watching an episode of Saturday Night Live on his boy’s couch, just as he recently revealed to MTV in an exclusive interview. Shortly after when he was in the studio for a sess with Coke Boys head honcho French Montana, Vel passed the record along to him and French ended up getting it to Kanye. Then before we knew it.. Walllllah– “All Day” was created! Get the full interview with Velous x Ebro below!

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(Video) Faith Evans Recalls Crazy Biggie Memory & Talks Lil Kim With Nessa

Nessa x Faith Evans

To celebrate the life of one of the greatest rappers to ever do it, Hot 97’s Nessa sat down with his former wife Faith Evans on the 18th anniversary of Biggie’s passing yesterday.

Faith discussed squashing the beef with Kim and the photo she posted of them together last month at Hot 97’s All-Star Weekend concert, a collaborative album that could have been, a crazy story of having sex with Big on a roller coaster in Busch Gardens and more. Check it out below!

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(Audio) Notorious BIG 1994 Radio Freestyle!!!


We originally posted this back in July, but the need for it again today is of the most importance!!! Click below to hear a true Classic!!

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Bobby Shmurda Calls Back To Hot 97, This Time With Rowdy Rebel

Bobby Shmurda calls Hot 97 from jail

Last week, Hot 97’s Ebro In The Morning show was able to get Bobby Shmurda on the phone to get an update on his move from Rikers to PC at Manhattan Detention Complex (aka “The Tombs.”) Unfortunately, the call got cut short, originally believed to be by police, despite him getting approval beforehand. However, it turns out that it was Hot’s phone. C’mon son!

Today, Ebro and co. were able to get Bobby back on the line, and this time, his fellow incarcerated GS9 member Rowdy Rebel was with him! During the call, the guys discussed Bobby’s uncle, who they called “a lying a$$ n*gga,” Bobby looking for a manager, their situation with Epic/Sony and more. Listen in below!

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(Video) IAMSU! Gets Pressed By Ebro To Take Care Of His Mom + Talks New Tour & Album

IAMSU! x Hot 97

During his NYC promo run for his new mixtape Eyes On Me, IAMSU! stopped by Ebro In The Morning to chop it up with Ebro, Laura Stylez and Rosenberg.

During the chat, the HBK Gang leader was pressed by Ebro to buy his mom expensive bags and watches (but Mama Su said she has her own money!), plus Suzy talks about the tape, his upcoming tour and more.

Check out the interview below, and download Eyes On Me here.

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(Video) G-Unit Stops By Hot 97’s Morning Show To Talk Social Media, Spanish Women, ‘Power’ & Bobby Shmurda


The G-Unit boys (minus Kidd Kidd) passed by 395 Hudson Street to chop it up with Ebro In The Morning. 50 Cent, Tony Yayo, Lloyd Banks and Young Buck spoke on their forthcoming The Beast Is G-Unit EP, Spanish women, social media, 50’s show Power, baby mamas and the changing rap scene in New York City, plus much more. Fif also addresses how he feels about Bobby Shmurda and his music by saying, “Bobby Shmurda’s joint is a Chief Keef record to me. It sounds like drill music to me.” Check out the full interview below. G-UNITTTTTTTTTTTTTT!

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