In honor of Guru’s passing a year ago, DJ Premier blessed the Hot 97 airwaves last night with countless classics from Gang Starr’s catalogue. Needless to say, Preemo went in. R.I.P. Guru! Part 1: Download here Part 2: Download here Part 3: Download here Last year: DJ Premier’s Guru Salute Mix Previously: Mr Cee’s Guru Tribute Mix (2011)
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Of course, The Finisher had to pay homage to Guru on the anniversary of his passing. Do remember: DJ Premier will be a guest DJ on Funkmaster Flex’s Hot 97 show tonight. Gang Starr classics galore from 10 pm to Midnight. Stay tuned. Link A Year Ago: Mister Cee’s Guru Tribute Mix
Ace Hood and DJ Khaled stopped by Hot 97 earlier to speak with Funk Flex. While there, Ace kicked a freebie over Jay-Z’s “PSA”. Here’s your public service announcement: Blood, Sweat & Tears coming soon.
The Smoking Gun got a hold of the police report filed against Hot 97 personality and DJ, Mister Cee. Cee was arrested last week in New York for engaging in a sex act with a 20-year-old male. According to the NY Daily News, this is the third time Cee was busted for indecency. Read the report after the jump. Sidebar: Power 105 vs. Mister Cee & Funkmaster Flex
Lil Wayne returned to Hot 97 this afternoon and appeared on Angie Martinez‘s show. Here’s what unfolded. Break 1: Wayne talks jail sentence Break 2: Retiring and never listened to Drake or Nicki Minaj’s albums Break 3: Talks love of Jersey Shore UPDATE: Now with video. [vodpod id=Video.5870597&w=540&h=350&fv=]
Radio and TV personality, DJ Megatron was shot and killed this morning in Staten Island. Currently, no arrests have been made nor eyewitnesses been found. Megatron worked at various radio stations along the East Coast including Hot 97 and was a regular DJ on BET’s 106 & Park. Our hearts go out to his family and friends. nydailynews
To celebrate the release of W.A.R., Hot 97 sponsored Pharoahe Monch’s concert at S.O.B.’s last night in NYC. Backed by supreme vocalists Mela Machink and Showtyme, Monch performed some oldies but goodies and new material. He also brought out Immortal Technique, Styles P, and Jean Grae to help him out. It was a great show, but if you missed out check out more film below.