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  • 01:03

    Nas' “Illmatic” Turns 20, with Hot 97’s Miss Info

    in Lifestyle

    Eddie Huang, co-host Elena Bergeron, and special guest Miss Info discuss one of NYC’s landmark hip-hop albums, Nas’ debut “Illmatic,” on the twentieth anniversary of its release.
    Miss Info—real name Minya Oh--is currently best known for her gossip spots on hip-hop radio powerhouse Hot 97, but she claims a special place in Nas’ career: Oh wrote the original “five-mic” review of “Illmatic" in “The Source.”
    This episode is sponsored by Squarespace.com - get a 10% discount when you create your own professional website or online store by using the offer code MSG.

  • 00:25

    Theory Thursday with Hot 97 Ebro

    in Entrepreneur

    Program director of Hot 97..father...and empire in the game, Ebro Darden!!


     


    Honored to have him on the show!!!

  • 02:00

    Why I Petitioned The FCC To Take Hot 97 Off The Air

    in Music

    We will be discussing the recent FCC filing of a Petition to Deny the renewal of WQHT Hot 97's license to broadcast by New York hip hop journalist and advocate Manny Faces.


    Manny says, "Often, such opposition revolves around content (i.e., is modern rap music indecent, suitable for children, perpetuating negative stereotypes, etc), however my petition pursues a different line of reasoning, stating that the station, because of its use of the term "hip hop," is attempting to redefine "hip hop" as a genre, rather than the more accepted definition, that of a culture. While Hot 97 plays much hip hop -- the music -- it does not serve the interest of hip hop -- the culture, or hip hop -- the community, particularly within their broadcast radius."


    We will be discussing this stunning development, and taking calls on the topic.

  • 01:47

    Devastating Tito, Update on our Petition vs. Hot 97, New Releases & your calls!

    in Music

    The NY Hip Hop Report, New York hip hop's #1 talk radio show, is proud to welcome Devastating Tito form the pioneering rap group the Fearless Four to the show. 


    We always look forward to speaking to our hip hop veterans, especially those who have continued to work in hip hop music and culture their entire life. We'll be asking Tito about his early days with the Fearless Four of course, but also about Team Fearless and the yearly Team Fearless Hip Hop Honors, to find out how Tito has keep the original spirit and ideals of hip hop music and culture alive and well in these ever-changing times.


    In addition, we'll be giving an update to the filed FCC petition against Hot 97. You'll remember that even before Chuck D was publicly speaking out against Hot 97 recently, our Manny Faces had already begun a potentially devastating (no pun intended) action against Hot 97 and their corporate parent, Emmis Communications, filing paperwork with the FCC that could threaten the station's right to broadcast.


    We'll be giving an update to the update that was recently posted on BirthplaceMag.com.


    OF course, we'll always have discussion about other current events in the NY hip hop landscape, event reviews and previews, a breakdown of some notable new releases, and YOUR CALLS!


    Tune in and join us! Visit www.NYHipHopReport.com for more information, past episodes and the email signup!

  • 01:43

    R.I.P. Hot 97? Funkmaster Flex v. Jay Z? Classic Hip Hop on FM?

    in Hip Hop Music

    NOTE: We'll be paying respect to ASAP Yams on tonight's show as well, and talking about the Jay-Z/Hot 97 purchase rumor. The following was written before all that.


    Hip hop radio.


    It's a topic we've touched on before, paricularly in regards to New York's iconic Hot 97 and their lack of support for local artists, or the hip hop community at large.


    Hot 97 remains at the center of the discussion, in part because of their iconic status, but also in part because of their stubborn insistence that they be considered the "voice" of hip hop, even though much of their actions point in the opposite direction, and are even hurtful to the music and culture that made them what they are.


    We'll talk biting the hip hop hand that feeds them, and what might be going on at the station. A flurry of high profile and loyal departtures, new, out-of-town personnel with little to no hip hop radio experience, and a heated on-area airing out of Jay Z by once-prominent Funkmaster Flex has many of us who watch the industry perplexed.


    Is Hot 97 on the verge of a complete collapse, format switch, or something else entirely unexpected? Will they ever be more than a typical 2015 rap radio station that plays a forumlaic playlist and doesn't take any responsibility for helping to negatively affect the music and culture that made many of them rich?


    Perhaps they'll fall off completely and change to the radio "format of the day," classic hip hop! It's a format that many stations are rushing to change to, but our show host Manny Faces feels it's actually bad for hip hop, and likely to fail.


    Feel free to call with your thoughts. Do you listen to Hot 97? What do you think is missing, if anything? Are you an old-school head? Are you excited about the classic format idea?


    Tune in and participate. It's NY's hip hop talk radio, and it's all about YOU!

  • 01:00

    Even Strong Sexy Woman can Be ABUSED! ToshaMakia Speaks out against Violence

    in Culture

    This week, ToshaMakia, the sexy latina model, singer, club host and radio personality joins Frankie Picasso host, of The Good Radio Network at 1:00 pm EST on Thursday, May 21, 2015.


    ToshaMakia came to fame when her hit single,  'Be Yourself'  skyrocketed  up the charts gaining her the exposure and attention of some of the biggest names in the music business. She became noticed by likes of  NYC’s Hot 97’s Angie Martinez, and touring with folks like,  Ashanti, Ciara, Diddy, Lil Kim, LL Cool J, Trick Daddy, and Busta Rhymes just to name a few.


    'While she was nominated as one of the top 50 sexiest single Latina's in NYC, there is another side to ToshaMakia that she may be even more proud of, her work with victims of domestic violence and that brings her here today. ToshaMakia uses her real life experiences to help others. She herself  is a survivor of domestic violence, bullying, molestation, and she uses her story to help empower others in abusive situations. She’s also assisted in physically helping these victims get out of their abusive relationships.


    When ToshaMakia  was interviewed by Winston-Salem's "The Chronicle" in regards to an ARTICLE about the controversial and abusive celebrity relationship Rihanna had with Chris Brown, they stated thatToshaMakia has a trendy, edgy, and unfiltered voice for teens and women to follow.

  • 01:35

    NYC Hip Hop Rises Together, Ebro Out at Hot 97, New Releases & Your Calls

    in Music

    As always, big news in hip hop happens in NY, and can have effects on the industry overall. The big story this week is that Hot 97 Program Director and morning show co-host Ebro Darden will no longer hold the PD spot. We'll discuss how this will affect the New York hip hop radio landscape, if at all.


    We'll also be talking about the momentous #RiseTogether concert event coming up on March 22, as several different factions of independent New York hip hop, with decades of experience between them, will all come together for one concert event at Littlefield in Brooklyn. We'll hear from Silent Knight, who, along with The Band Called FUSE helped to orchestrate this fine example of the diversity and willingness to rise together of the NY hip hop scene.


    We'll also recap a couple of great events we attended this week, including the BK Nation show and the Legends of Hip Hop show at Resorts World Casino!


    As always, we'll report and discuss some new releases, and take YOUR CALLS LIVE!


    The NY Hip Hop Report is a weekly talk show, featuring discussion regarding relevant New York hip hop topics, interviews with artists and other industry professionals and invites live caller participation. The program, started in 2012 by Birthplace Magazine founder Manny Faces, has included interviews with iconic figures such as Big Daddy Kane and Video Music Box’s Ralph McDaniels, as well as special shows, including an April, 2013 broadcast live from the 10th annual L’Original Festival, a yearly international hip hop festival in Lyon, France.

  • 01:44

    Hot 97 on VH1, New NY hip hop releases, NY hip hop events!

    in Music

    Well, well. Hip Hop's "most important radio station" has gone Hollywood. If you can call VH1 "Hollywood." They announced "This is Hot 97," a new "reality show/comedy" to air on VH1, staring March 31. Since the self-proclaimed "home of hip hop" is often a topic of discussion here, we'll analyize this, and ask for YOUR opinions.


    Aside from that, we're finally recovered from covering the SPKRBOX Hip Hop Theater Festival in Oslo, Norway. So we'll be back to talking about some interesting releases from NY-area hip hop artists.


    We'll also be telling you about an amazing night of New York hip hop coming up on March 22, plus some other upcoming event highlights. 


    Tune in, call in and tell the world about New York hip hop's #1 talk radio show!!


    The NY Hip Hop Report is a weekly talk show, featuring discussion regarding relevant New York hip hop topics, interviews with artists and other industry professionals and invites live caller participation. The program, started in 2012 by Birthplace Magazine founder Manny Faces, has included interviews with iconic figures such as Big Daddy Kane and Video Music Box’s Ralph McDaniels, as well as special shows, including an April, 2013 broadcast live from the 10th annual L’Original Festival, a yearly international hip hop festival in Lyon, France.

  • 00:30

    Boon Coon Hot 97 Radio

    in Music

    DJ Zouthern Zoul DJ live for South Side of Atlanta, Ga
    The Next Hottest Internet Radio On the Net Boon Coon Hot 97
    Tonight we going Techno Hip-Hop Style Hope That You Love it 
    Sorry that you can't call in into the show at this moment. Stay in listen in. 

  • 00:59

    Mad Women of Smoking Hot Politics

    in Politics

    Kimberley Irvin and Julie Driscoll host a politically liberal show with no holds barred and all callers welcome.

  • 00:14

    HOT Health & Fitness Tips: Best Bonus Exercises for Troubled Zones - Butt

    in Health

    Best Bonus Exercises for Troubled Zones - The Butt


    Improve your health, healing, wellness, fitness, weight loss, and lifestyle with your personal health & exercise program. Knowing the facts and HOT Health & Fitness Tips (with some physical effort) can guide you to experience exceptional results, faster.


    My goal:


    *Provide HOT Health & Fitness Tips ~ Results With An Olympian's Touch ~


    *Provide information needed to make nutritional and fitness choices for: improved healing, health, wellness, fitness, weight loss, lifestyle.


    *Help you choose to live & maintain an active, healthier lifestyle - one step at a time. 


    First Lady, Michelle Obama, created the Let's Move! program for kids to move their bodies & reduce child obesity.


    I've created innovative exercise, ALTHEA, to repeat affirmations while moving your body and teach you how to manage & lose weight to reduce obesity, feel & look better - within minutes. It'll bring you awareness about your love, power, sacred space, and wholesomeness - health & wellbeing. 


    It’s the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.  -Muhammad Ali 


    AFFIRM YOURSELF INTO SHAPE! ...with ALTHEA.


    Althea's Bio at www.AltheaM.com


    Note: This show is for adults & educational purpose. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. We do not claim to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or illness. Always consult with your physician before starting any exercise or dietary program.

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