This past NBA All Star Weekend was a pilgrimage by this NBA season’s best and Hall of Famers alike, Hollywood’s finest, hip hop’s elite, and sneakerheads to descend on New York City- the Mecca of hip hop and basketball. To net the influx of these tastemakers and fans, Funk Flex held his first annual FMFSneakerExpo (Hashtag it) at Station 48 in Manhattan. The attendees traded cash for new kicks and clothes, Twitter and Instagram handles, business cards for their boutique brands, and took selfies with the stars in attendance.
Lit Digital DJs Funk Flex, Kool DJ Red Alert & DJ Chuck Chillout continue the tradition by going down memory lane getting on all the classics for Christmas Eve on Hot 97. Check out mixes after the jump.
The Fergie Ferg is back ladies and gentlemen! The “Glamorous” singer/rapper stopped by Hot 97 to share some insight on what’s to come and how it was for her being a white female MC in Hip Hop! Check out the video after the jump!
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Unless you have been living in a cave, you must know about Hot 97 and how poppin’ they get especially when it comes to giving their audience what they want! Music, realness, exclusive interviews and Summer Jam… come on. So it should come as no surprise that Program Director, Jay Dixon, believes that Hot 97 could dethrone Z100. More details after the jump!
The REVOLT TV Music Conference (RMC for short) is taking over Miami in October. Looking to hold true to becoming the number one name in music, Revolt’s turning it up for young moguls. Taking place from October 16-19, the Conference is setting out to provide an environment where technology meets influencers, music executives, entrepreneurs, songwriters, designers, producers, bloggers, students, brand managers, marketing executives, publicists, music artists and more. It is the must-attend, one-of-a-kind forum designed to help guests do one thing… understand and navigate the evolution of the music business. More info on how to attend after the jump.
LifeBeat, Music Fights HIV/AIDS, has teamed up with none other than us here at IFWT to shed light on National HIV Testing Day (June 27). In case you were unaware about exactly what LifeBeat does, they are the leading national nonprofit organization dedicated to educating America’s youth (13-29) about HIV/AIDS prevention. In the process of doing so, they recruit many of today’s artists to broadcast, print, and blog about it. Now, in light of the 27th, A$AP Ferg will be performing in Brooklyn. Hit the jump for his LifeBeat PSA!
Recently Hot 97’s Morning Show welcomed Saturday Night Live Writer Michael Che into the studio to talk about Saturday Night Live and a little controversy especially involving SNL and racism! OH! Check out more after the jump!