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Angie Martinez Checks-In to “Take It Personal” With Cipha Sounds

March 11, 2015 · Posted in events, Uncategorized · Comment 

Angie Martinez Cipha Sounds


A few weeks after Angie Martinez had Cipha Sounds guest-DJ her slot at Power 105, the two former fixtures at Hot 97 joined forces at Cipha’s weekly improvised comedy show “Take It Personal.”

The “kinda, sorta famous” DJ and comedian, explained how he came up with the phenomenon to his audience at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in NYC. Noticing the parallels between hip hop and improvised comedy – i.e. thinking quickly under pressure and freestyling off the top – Cipha infused the two to present his consistently sold-out show, featuring improvised scene work from his team A Tribe Called Yes, inspired by true stories from his weekly guests.

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Video: VH1 Presents “This Is Hot 97″

March 26, 2014 · Posted in Videos · Comment 

This Is Hot 97

Ask anyone who grew up in NYC in the 90s and beyond, “What is Hot 97?” and chances are, they’ll instantly respond with “hip hop and R&B.” For a radio station to practically make its brand synonymous with the genres that it dutifully propagates is pretty profound; now, for that staple of a media outlet to have its internal operations televised is no surprise.

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Drake Interview With Angie Martinez – “I’m In Rare Form”

September 25, 2013 · Posted in interview, Videos · Comment 

Drizzy sat down with Angie Martinez on Hot 97 fresh off releasing his latest album “Nothing Wass The Same”. He speaks on his latest album, Irv Gotti, buying some Yolo Polo shirts and not receiving them in the post, his relationship with Jay-Z and YMCMB and more. Drake also spoke on the Kendrick verse and his feelings on the situation. Check out part 2 and 3 after the jump.

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Ja Rule Speaks On Prison Time With Angie Martinez

September 20, 2013 · Posted in interview, Videos · Comment 

Ja Rule stopped by Hot 97 to speak to Angie Martinez about his jail time and life over the last few years. He was joined by Murder Inc’s Irv Gotti and they spoke about their infamous beef with 50 Cent, their relationship with Ashanti, the record label and more.

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Video: Jay-Z Interview on Hot 97

July 10, 2013 · Posted in interview, Videos · Comment 

Jay-Z stopped by Hot 97 in New York to talk to Angie Martinez. He spoke about not needing money, Miley Cyrus, J. Cole going to number 1, Fatherhood, Dame Dash, texting Barack Obama and much more.

Watch the rest of the interview after the jump along with a picture receiving his Platinum plaque from the RIAA for selling a million copies of Magna Carta Holy Grail.

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Pharrell Interview With Angie Martinez on Hot 97

April 23, 2013 · Posted in interview, Videos · Comment 

Pharrell Williams sat down with Angie Martinez on her Hot 97 show to talk about being in a committed relationship and upcoming songs with Kendrick Lamar, Busta Rhymes, Beyoncé, Jay-Z and more.

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