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Legendary rapper, and Intelligent Black Woman Coalition founder and creator, Yo-Yo chats with Monie Love backstage during the “Boom Music Festival: Evolution of Hip Hop” after totally killing it onstage! She talks about her Yo-Yo’s School of Hip-Hop, which uses music to teach writing, math, science and more arts and academics to students. Plus, they talk about their […]

April 15th is right around the corner, and hopefully this year Nas will get his taxes done extra carefully.  The Illmatic MC from Queens apparently owes the state of Georgia $145,000 in back taxes from 2008.  The amount was originally $58,000, but after interest and collection fees piled up, so did the amount he owes. […]

On March 16th of 1996, Mike Tyson got what he had been dreaming about for the long months and years that he was in jail, the title of Heavyweight Champion of the World. Tyson defeated Frank Bruno with a devastating 3rd round Knock Out. Mike Tyson also inspired two classic throwback Hip-Hop songs, by two […]

Boom 107.9 has been going in ALL DAY for The Notorious B.I.G.! It’s hard to believe it’s been 19 years since he passed away.  Everybody is buzzing about how we’ve been representing Biggie all day, from my mix on The Ed Lover Show at 9am, to DJ Mister Cee at 12 Noon, to Greg Nitty […]

In a 2015 interview, the timeless microphone-God Rakim gives his opinion on Kendrick, J. Cole, and the overall state of Hip-Hop. Check it out, and get ready for Be Expo this Saturday!  

Rick Ross is firing verbal shots at comedian and Academy Awards host Chris Rock.  He was recently on our sister station WKYS in Washington D.C. on “The Fam in the Morning” show with Lil Mo and DJ Quicksilva. Watch what Ross had to say below!

If you’re anything like Ed Lover, you’ve been confused about what Monie Love says about being the “daughter of a sister of a…” in “Ladies First”…

Ok who doesn’t love the movie “JUICE”?! Tupac was amazing in his first official acting role, and a young Omar Epps got launched into stardom as an actor. But as a DJ, I was hype to see this movie for other reasons. Here’s a classic clip from Juice’s “DJ Battle” scene : The weekend that […]

Ja Rule : Born February 29, 1976 – A Leap Year Baby Happy birthday to Mr. Rule, the man that shut it down for Boom 107.9 last year at Boom Bash! Ja Rule made his debut in 1995 on Mic Geronimo’s track “Time To Build” which also featured Jay-Z and DMX. Since then he’s dropped […]

Benson explained he doesn't use checks for payments, which is why he took out so much money to purchase a high-end vehicle.

Meek Mill plans to give Nicki Minaj three rings before they get married - it should be noted they're already on their second.