With a primary focus on hip-hop, the New York-based radio station has played an instrumental role in the growth and popularity of the genre. In honor of the 50th anniversary of this influential music style, Hot 97 is organizing a grand concert called “Hip Hop 50 Forever.”
The Hip Hop 50 Forever concert will take place at Madison Square Garden. Known as “The World’s Most Famous Arena,” this venue is the perfect choice for an event of this magnitude, providing a fitting stage for the celebration of 50 years of hip-hop music. The lineup at the event has been curated by the renowned DJ Funk Flex and will feature some of the most prominent names in the industry.
The concert will be hosted by Tyrese, a multi-talented artist known for his work in music and film. DJ Funk Flex will also be on the set, ensuring a seamless and unforgettable experience for the attendees. The event will be headlined by the legendary Wu Tang Clan, with additional performances from Mary J. Blige, Sean Paul, and EPMD. Adding to the star-studded lineup, Mariah Carey and Maxwell will be present at the event as “special guests.” While their exact roles are yet to be confirmed, their presence is sure to add an extra layer excitement to the concert.
Hot 97’s Hip Hop 50 concert is set to be an unforgettable event, bringing together some of the biggest names in hip-hop for a one-day extravaganza. As we celebrate 50 years of this influential genre, the concert serves as a reminder of hip-hop’s incredible journey and its continuing impact on music and culture. Don’t miss out on this historic event, happening on September 15th at Madison Square Garden. Tickets for the concert will be available for general sale beginning this Friday, June 16th. Presale tickets are available now on the Ticket Master website.