Nicki Minaj Announces FREE Concert In New York To Make Up For Summer Jam Debacle

August 14th is the FREE concert New Yorkers were waiting for from Nicki Minaj. After the debacle from Hot 97 Summer Jam earlier in the year, Nicki promised a free concert in NY and here it is. the concert is at a secret location, sponsored by PEPSI.

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Hot 97 Summer Jam 2012 Line-Up Announced

What is known as the biggest concert of the summer is only about a month away. New York radio station Hot 97 announced the line-up yesterday for their huge yearly summer concert known as SUMMER JAM. During the Angie Martinez show, the whole Hot 97 family and even WALE and Big SEAN were in attendance to make the huge announcement.The line-up is below:

Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross, Waka Flocka, 2 Chainz, Young Jeezy, French Montana, Maino, Tyga, Mavado, J. Cole,Trey Songz, Big Sean, Wale, Meek Mill, DJ Khaled and friends.

The event will take place on Sunday, June 3 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. Before the main show, A$AP Rocky, Pusha T, Kendrick Lamar,ScHoolboy Q and Big K.R.I.T. will perform at Hot 97’s Festival Village from 2:00 to 6:00pm EST.

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Philly’s Own Power 99 Powerhouse 2010 Recap

Here are some backstage videos from Philly’s own Power 99’s Powerhouse 2010 from October 22, 2010! Overall great show, shout out to DH Drama, Meek Mill, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj, Ne-Yo, and Drake for doing their thing. It was full of great performances.

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1st Female Rapper To Perform At Yankee Stadium: Jay-Z, Kanye West & Nicki Minaj Perform “Monster

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Check out the First Female Rapper perform at Yankee Stadium in New York. Along side Jay-Z and Kanye West, Nicki Minaj came out to perform the hit single “Monster.”

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2009 BET Hip-Hop Awards Recap

“Jay-Z, T.I. and Drake were big winners at the 2009 BET Hip Hop Awards hosted by comedian Mike Epps.

In addition to opening the show with a rendition of “As Real As It Gets” off his “Blueprint 3″ featuring Young Jeezy, Hov won the night’s first award when he took MVP of the Year honors over Drake, T.I., Kanye West and Lil Wayne. Jigga also won awards for Best Live Performer and Lyricist of the Year.

Drake, who wasn’t present at the festivities won Rookie of the Year and Track of the Year for his appearance on Young Money’s “Every Girl” while T.I. won Best Hip Hop Collabo for “Live Your Life” with Rihanna and CD of the Year for “Paper Trail.” Since Tip is currently incarcerated, his wife Tiny accepted the trophy on his behalf. Kanye West also won multiple awards. The Louis Vuitton Don won the Producer of the Year and Make-You-Look Award (Best Hip Hop Style).

Ice Cube won the I Am Hip Hop award while Missy Elliot, Sylvia Robinson and Fatima Robinson were recognized as Three Women in Hip Hop for their contributions throughout their careers.

In one of the night’s highlights, some of the game’s best MCs went toe-to-toe during the Hip Hop Awards’ The Cypher. The first Cypher featured Joe Budden, Nicki Minaj, Buckshot and Crown Royyal, the second Wale, KRS-One, Gsan and Nipsey Hussle and the third one, Black Thought, Mos Def and Eminem.

On the performance side, Gucci Mane hit the stage three times, once for his own “Wasted” featuring Plies and on two other occasions to deliver songs with Soulja Boy and Shawty Lo, as well as Mario. Snoop Dogg, The-Dream, Fabolous, Dorrough, Nipsey Hussle, Lil Scrappy and Ludacris also performed. Goodie Mob treated the Civic Center crowd to a performance of “Cell Therapy” to close out the show. ”

Taken from BET.COM

See below for a full list of winners:

Best Hip Hop Collabo
T.I. f/ Rihanna – Live Your Life

Best Live Performer
Jay-Z

Lyricist of the Year
Jay-Z

Video Director of the Year
Hype Williams

Producer of the Year
Kanye West

Track of the Year
Every Girl – Young Money (Lil Wayne, Drake, Jae Mills, Gudda Gudda & Mack Maine)

CD of the Year
T.I. – Paper Trail

Rookie of the Year
Drake

Best Hip Hop Video
T.I. f/ Rihanna – Live Your Life

MVP of the Year
Jay-Z

DJ of the Year
DJ AM

Hustler of the Year
Jay-Z

Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip Hop Style)
Kanye West

Best Hip Hop Blog Site
All Hip Hop.com

People’s Champ (Viewers Choice)
Fabolous f/ The-Dream – Throw It In The Bag

 

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