(Photos+Video) Check Out A Full Recap Of #PeterPaloozaIV

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For the fourth year in a row, Hot 97’s own Peter Rosenberg brought a plethora of artists out for his extravagant birthday celebration.

During this year’s #PeterPaloozaIV, Rosenberg put on quite a star-studded show at the Best Buy Theater in Times Square. Headlining the show was Harlem native A$AP Rocky and the entire A$AP mob, who put on a mind-warping psychedelic show that had the entire audience crowd surfing and going crazy. Other artists that hit the stage included Vic Mensa, Gunplay, Bodega Bamz, Remy Banks and Worlds Fair.

Of course it wouldn’t be a Peter Palooza without some special guests added to the line-up. Smoke DZA, Jaden Smith, Odell Beckham Jr. from the New York Giants and Amber Rose were also in attendance, along with the entire Hot 97 family.

Check out a video recap of the show below and take a look at the photos in the gallery!

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(Video) Capone And N.O.R.E. Tells Us Why They Feel Meek Hasn’t Responded To Drake Yet

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Legendary NYC group CNN, Capone and Noreaga aka N.O.R.E. stopped by the Hot 97 morning show to explain from a true Hip Hop perspective.

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(18+ Photos) Hot 97’s Nessa Talks About Alleged Leaked Nudes

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Listen, since I work with Nessa, gotta tread this lightly, especially since I be checking her out on the low, but don’t tell her! Ok so here’s the back story, Nessa was ‘allegedly’ dating someone, whom’s current or ex-GF allegedly leaked said photo, hit the gallery!

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(Video) #TBT Check Out Drake Freestyle At Hot97 Back In 2009

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So unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 24 hours, you know that a lot has gone down in the rap and hip-hip world. Meek flew off the handle in a twitter rant that lead to him calling out Drake for having a ghost writer. Although Drake hasn’t directly responded to the beef we know he’s aware of the issue by messages posted between him and Hitman Holla and his producer, Noah ’40’ Shebib speaking out.

We’ve also gotten to know the alleged ghost writer himself Quentin Miller, who has quite a few credits on Drake’s last mixtape. Last night Funk Flex played Drake’s reference track written by Miller for the song ’10 Bands’ which are damn near identical.

In honor of the beef, here’s a #TBT video of Drake freestyling at HOT97 back in 2009. Hit the jump to watch.

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(Video) Joey Bada$$ Talks Troy Ave Twitter Subs On Ebro In The Morning

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Last month, New York rappers Joey Bada$$ and Troy Ave traded a few subliminals on Twitter about their “independent artist” status.

Appearing on Hot 97’s Ebro In The Morning this week to promote the first annual #STEEZday concert (in honor of the birthday of the late Capital STEEZ of Joey‘s Pro Era crew,) the Brooklyn emcee said the following:

“We briefly spoke about it through mutual friends. It got squashed. Real beef doesn’t even exist today in the rap game.”

And there you have it. Check out the full interview below!

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Joe Budden Responds To Nicki Minaj x Meek Mill Controversy On I’ll Name This Podcast Later Episode 21 + Ebro In The Morning

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Joe Budden caused some waves with Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill when he commented on their relationship on last week’s episode of his weekly podcast, resulting in a bit of a “Twitter beef” over the weekend. This week’s episode is now out, and of course he addresses the situation! If you missed it, Joe also addressed it on Ebro In The Morning before the podcast.

“This is what happens on podcasts, you half-heartedly speak on things that might be a hot topic, right?” Joe said to Hot 97. “The camera guy just showed a lot of shots of Meek blissfully smiling in love. I thought that was interesting. I thought it was funny.”

We go into more depth on I’ll Name This Podcast Later episode 21 below. But note – this was recorded BEFORE Meek’s reply this morning during an interview. No word whether Joe will change his tune. Subscribe on iTunes here!

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(Video) Ky-Mani Marley Talks ‘Shottas 2′, His Famous Family + More On Ebro In The Morning

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Bob Marley and Anita Belnavis’ only son, Jamaican reggae and hip-hop artist Ky-Mani Marley, stopped by Ebro In The Morning this week.

During his sit-down with Ebro, Laura Stylez and Rosenberg, Ky-Mani discussed Shottas 2, his famous family, growing up poor and more. Tune in below!

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(Video) French Montana Hints That He Could Be Joining Who On Tour?

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French Montana stopped by Hot 97 personality Nessa‘s table in the radio room at the 2015 BET Awards over the weekend, and had some interesting things to say during their chat.

While they were talking about French‘s forthcoming Mac & Cheese: The Album, French hinted that he’d be joining Chris Brown on his One Hell Of A Nite Tour.

“It’s supposed to be dropping in early September. In August, I’m supposed to be going on tour with Chris Brown, so I want to drop it right in the middle/right after.”

Though the opening acts announced are Fetty Wap, Kid Ink, Omarion and Teyana Taylor, perhaps this was French‘s way of announcing he’d too be on the road with them? Hmm! He also reveals he’s shooting two movies, and that he’s very much single and no longer with Khloe Kardashian. Check out the interview below!

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(Video) Troy Ave Gets Grilled On Album Sales & Attitude On Ebro In The Morning

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Troy Ave had quite an interesting week on the internet last week for his sales – or lack thereof – of his debut album, Major Without A Deal. Though they were first reported to be only 4500 for the week, it was later revealed that was only from a short sales week (3 days,) and the official first week numbers were in the 7k range. However, that still didn’t stop the ridicule on social media!

When stopping by Hot 97’s Ebro In The Morning to discuss the album and all that came with it last week, the Brooklyn rapper was greeted with the cold hard facts from Ebro, Laura Stylez and Rosenberg. Check out the video below.

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(Video) Obie Trice Talks Being Shot In The Head, 50 Cent, Eminem & New Music On Hot 97!

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Detroit’s own Obie Trice passed by the Hot 97 studios to chop it up with Ebro and Laura Stylez on The Morning Show. He explained how Eminem discovered him, how 50 Cent was the “chosen one” and stunted his career, working with fellow Detroit rappers such as Big Sean and Dej Loaf plus much, much more.

Get into the full interview below!

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