I’ve been friends with my “Renaissance Man” guest for years and thought I knew everything about him. But during this episode, Fat Joe, dropped a bomb on me. “You know, I made an album with Biggie Smalls,” he casually said. Excuse me, Mr. Joseph Cartagena? “[Biggie] was like, ‘You’re gonna be the Spanish don. I’m gonna be the Black don.’ It was that time with the East Coast, West Coast [battles]. And, you know, we’re dissing people and all that. So Puffy [Sean Combs] buried that because it’s for the best because we love the West Coast, we love everybody and...
[WATCH] Pretty Lou’s 4th Annual Cancer Research Charity Concert Feat. Fat Joe, Capella Grey, Dream Doll Brings New Life To Irving Plaza
On Wednesday, April 20th, HOT 97’s Heavy Hitter, DJ Pretty Lou celebrated his 4th annual birthday and benefit concert for cancer research at Irving Plaza in New York City. Performances included a soulful set by Suzann Christine, energy-charged sets by CJ and King Bulova, B-Lovee gave a birthday shout-out to Kay Flock during his set. J.I. the Prince of NY performed some of his fans’ favorite hits. Dream Doll and Capella Grey performed “You Know My Body.” Additional performances included Nemz, Baby Boy Slimee, Soribel, Lito, Deon Young, Rowdy Rebel, and Black Goon.
DJ Kay Slay died on Sunday following a battle with COVID-19, his family confirmed in a statement. “Our hearts are broken by the passing of Keith Grayson, professionally known as DJ Kay Slay,” the family said in a statement shared by Hot 97 on Monday. “A dominant figure in Hip Hop culture with millions of fans worldwide, DJ Kay Slay will be remembered for his passion and excellence with a legacy that will transcend generations. In memory of DJ Kay Slay, our family wishes to thank all of his friends, fans, and supporters for their prayers and well wishes during this difficult time. We ask that you respect our privacy as we grieve this tragic loss.”
DJ Khaled‘s week is off to a great start. The Hip-Hop legend had a major moment in his career on Monday as he received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In addition to his family, Hip-Hop royalty and friends of Khaled, JAY-Z, Diddy, and Fat Joe, all pulled up to celebrate Khaled’s inclusion on the storied sidewalk.
DJ Khaled has a new accolade, his very own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame! The ceremony for Khaled’s star dedication took place Monday in Hollywood, California. In addition to his family, there was a star-studded list of attendees.
Rapper Fat Joe and tech mogul Jack Dorsey are helping ease Americans’ burden at the pump. Fat Joe teamed up with the Cash App, which is owned by Dorsey’s Block Inc, to hand out $100,000 to users of the app who need help filling up their cars. The hashtag #GasCash was trending on Twitter on Friday as social media users posted screenshots of payments that they received via the Cash App. As the trend gathered steam, social media users started posting the QR codes linking to their Cash App accounts in the hopes that generous donors would open their wallets. “Gas prices are all...
Lit in AC Festival 2022: How to buy last-minute tickets to see Lil’ Kim, Ja Rule and Fat Joe in Atlantic City
Hip hop heads, it’s time to make your way to Atlantic City. On Saturday, March 19, genre legends Lil’ Kim, Ja Rule and Fat Joe will drop into Boardwalk Hall for the one-day Lit In AC Festival. Other major acts set to perform include Mase, Jagged Edge, Trina,...
Ney York battle rapper Nems made a splash with the phrase “bing bong” which went viral and have everyone uttering the phrase, including President Biden. Today, he updates the song of the same name in a big way. He grabs the help of some fellow New York rappers...
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Nems unleashes the best with some of New Yorkers heavyweights on his new remix. Produced by Vinny Idol, the Coney Island MC reiterates his iconic phrase while trading raps with Joey Crack, Busta, and Pinero. “Fat Joe supported the track since it dropped, so I hit him and told him...
Fat Joe joins Joe La Puma in Cleveland for a special All-Star edition of Complex Closets and talks about hanging out with Kevin Durant courtside, getting Rasheed Wallace to give him sneakers off of his feet, plus fans get a peek at one of the best collections of game-worn, signed Air Jordans. Klarna and Complex have come together for a special episode of Complex Closets: Feet On The Ground. Klarna is the all-in-one shopping service and payment platform. Whether you’re shopping online, in-store, or through the Klarna app—we’ve created a definition-defying experience that shows up for modern shoppers’ everyday needs and puts them in control of their everyday spending. We call it smooth shopping.
Wendy Williams will not be returning to her eponymous talk show despite being away from it for about six months. On Thursday, “The Wendy Williams Show” announced on social media that instead of having the famous TV personality back on her iconic purple chair, it will continue its streak of having guest hosts run the show.
In an exclusive interview on the I Am Athlete podcast, Bronx rap legend Fat Joe and the hosts of the show discuss the importance of having a strong support system in order to achieve success. Joe uses a bar from Jay-Z’s “Feelin’ It”, a hit song from his Reasonable Doubt debut, to prove that exact point, rapping, “If every n***a in your clique is rich, your clique is rugged/Nobody will fall ‘cause everyone will be each other’s crutches…”
Cardi B shout-out Fat Joe, Remy Ma and other famous friends for donating funds to help families affected by the deadly fire in the Bronx. As Cardi B continues to make headlines for covering the cost of funerals for the 17 victims of a high-rise Bronx apartment fire, the rapper is making sure the limelight is shared with others who have also been contributing since the tragedy.
Following an apartment building fire that claimed the lives of 17 people in the Bronx on Jan. 9, Fat Joe is doing his part to help out the victims and their families. On Tuesday, the Bronx native announced that he has created a relief fund to raise money that will benefit the victims and their families. "My heart is saddened by the tragedy in my beloved Bronx," he tweeted. "Please join me in supporting this community by donating to the Bronx Relief Fund at http://fatjoe.me/donatebronx 🙏🏽 @NYCMayorsFund" In addition to teaming up with the New York City Mayor's Fund, the 51-year-old rapper confirmed that JAY-Z and DJ Khaled made financial contributions to the fund as well.