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What has the world come too!? Message to all up and coming artist, I know it’s hard out here to “get on” but you should know it’s not an easy road and if you can’t take rejection then this game is not for you! Smh, check out how this up and coming rapper handled being […]

Courtesy of My Fox Philly Dot Com This story can be classified under “what in the world” news!!!  PA teenager gives up free college scholarship to Michigan State University to play collegiate football to pursue a career as a rapper.  PA teenager Jay Harris aka “Jay DatBull” was to play on Michigan State’s football team as a […]

Philadelphia Police are investigating the murder or Popular South Philly DJ, DJ Fenixc. According to authorities, Two men, wearing masks approached the victim after he had just finished working at a popular night club on South Street. The men allegedly tried to rob  DJ Fenixc at the Haagen Dazs Ice Cream shop on the 200 block of South Street, before shooting […]

In recent news reports, concerns of a possible threat to Temple University have placed students and officials on alert. Temple Police has contacted the Philadelphia Police Department and FBI and have been conducting an investigation into graffiti messages found in the men’s bathroom in Gladfelter Hall. According to reports from Fox 29 News, the messages […]

Courtesy of ESPN Dot Com The La Salle Explorers March Madness run has come to an end after losing last night to the Wichita State Shockers in the Round of the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament.  Wichita State proved to be too much for the Explorers as they started fast and held on to the […]

A vehicle was found underwater in the Schuylkill river near Boathouse Row today.  The one man inside of the vehicle had died.  He was evacuated to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania when rescue crews arrived. Read more at MyFoxPhilly.com.  Like Hot1079Philly on Facebook to stay on top of your favorite black celebrities:


Courtesy of Rap Radar Yahoo announced their first international music festival, which will embark on a 21 city tour.  Yahoo On The Road starts in New York City on May 3rd, 2013 and Jay-Z/Kendrick Lamar will be headliners on this international tour. Other acts on the U.S. bill will be J.Cole, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Justin Timberlake, Frank […]

from: NewsOne After surveillance video of two teenage boys robbing a 9-year-0ld girl was released to the public, their parents swiftly turned them in to he cops, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Video shows the two teens–ages 13 and 14–eyeing the girl’s wallet as she paid for her items in a Philadelphia corner store around 8:30 a.m […]

Courtesy of Fox News Former outspoken Philadelphia wide reciever not named ‘T.O.’, Freddie Mitchell plead guilty today to conspiracy to file a false tax claim in a Florida courtroom.  Freddie Mitchell, best known for doing the so called, “Discount Double Check” move after a good play, which the player mimicks showing a championship belt before Packers QB Aaron […]

Courtesy of 6ABC Dot Com The School Reform Commission voted last night to save 4 Philadelphia schools, while closing 23 other schools that were in jeopardy of closing starting the 2013-2014 school year.  Here is the complete list of all the schools poised to close next school year as well as a video about the […]

According to Fox 29, early this morning in Lawsnside, NJ,  an employee arriving for work found  3 pipe bombs inside a bag in an elevator at  Lawnside’s Borough Hall.  During the recovery of the evidence, police  discoverd  a threat against the town’s mayor,  along-with duct tape and a timing device. Click here for more details