The 20th Anniversary of HOT 97 Summer Jam Announces Artist

Top Quote New York's #1 station for Hip Hop and R&B, HOT 97 FM (WQHT), announces this year's ultimate Hip Hop line up at HOT 97's Summer Jam XX, presented by Boost Mobile. End Quote
  • New York, NY (1888PressRelease) May 03, 2013 - Head to MetLife Stadium on Sunday, June 2, 2013 for your chance to see Wu-Tang Clan, Miguel, Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown, Wale, Fabolous, 2 Chainz, French Montana, A$AP Rocky, and Joe Budden, and of course only the biggest and hottest surprise guests in Hip Hop! Be a part of Hip Hop history at District 97 at the most anticipated concert of the year as HOT 97 celebrates 20 years of this legendary event.

    The HOT 97 Festival Village is where it all begins! Stop by the pre-show, outside of MetLife Stadium, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. before the main stage for your chance to see Action Bronson, Joey Bada$$, A$AP Ferg, Vinny Cha$e, Smoke DZA, Bodega Bamz, Troy Ave, Kid Ink, and the winner of the 2013 Who's Next Battle for the Best, Radamiz. Your only way into Festival Village is with your HOT 97 Summer Jam 2013 ticket!

    For all of the up-to-date information and the best HOT 97 Summer Jam moments, download the HOT 97 Summer Jam App, available now in the App Store for iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod) and Google Play for Android! Now you can purchase tickets to HOT 97 Summer Jam in the palm of your hand, and catch up on the latest announcements and contests.

    Download the hottest artists for your phone's background, share your favorite moments in the video player, and customize your photos with exclusive HOT 97 Summer Jam stickers and frames in the SJXX photo booth.

    Wu-Tang Clan ruled the stage at the first ever HOT 97 Summer Jam and is back to do it again at the 20th anniversary. Superstars Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nas, Lauryn Hill, LL Cool J, Mary J. Blige and Janet Jackson have all made surprise guest appearances in previous years; you never know who will be at HOT 97's Summer Jam!

    HOT 97 Summer Jam XX ticket prices range from $45, $89, $99.50, and $159.50 through $250 for floor seats, plus applicable fees. A limited amount of exclusive HOT 97 Summer Jam XX Platinum Packages are available for $225, plus applicable fees, including premium show seats, entry to the 50-yard line VIP Patio and passes to the Platinum Lounge which allows access to see celebrities and performing artists before they hit the stage, as well as the only cash bar in the stadium. A portion of the HOT 97 Summer Jam XX ticket proceeds benefit the Hip Hop Has Heart Foundation for local community programs and outreach initiatives. The proceeds from HOT 97's Summer Jam 2012 assisted HOT 97's Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in the tri-state area.

    HOT 97 Summer Jam XX is presented by Boost Mobile, and made hot by Pepsi, CĪROC, XXL Magazine, Logic, Dax, E&J, Millennium Honda, Brisk, MetroPlus Health Plan, Pantene, OraQuick, Nutrament Complete Nutrition Drink, TWIX, and Hot New Hip Hop.

    For additional information on HOT 97's Summer Jam XX go to For the latest updates on Summer Jam XX follow ( @ ) HOT97 on Twitter and friend HOT 97 at HOT97OFFICIAL on Facebook dot Text "Alerts" to 75759 for exclusive updates and announcements dot

    For Press Only: Press can request credentials to cover HOT 97's Summer Jam XX until 5 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, May 3. A "Press Credential Request" form must be submitted; failure to do so will void the request. Requests are determined on a case-by-case basis; previous attendance will not be taken into consideration. Please contact Lindsay Salandra at LSalandra ( @ ) emmisny dot com for all press inquiries dot

    Media Contact:

    Lindsay Salandra
    HOT 97 Publicists
    LSalandra ( @ ) emmisny dot com

    Donyshia Benjamin
    HOT 97 Marketing Director
    dbenjamin ( @ ) emmisnv dot com

    Monique Tatum
    Beautiful Planning Marketing & PR
    Office: 877-841-7244

    About HOT 97
    HOT 97 (WQHT FM) is the world's first all Hip-Hop station and has held the dominant position in New York for over ten years. HOT 97 is best known for its celebrity on air talent, such as Angie Martinez (Grammy nominated artist) and Funkmaster Flex (television host, multiple gold records), as well as being the world's premier source for Hip Hop music culture. HOT 97 TV is an online and mobile destination for original web series, celebrity content, concerts and music videos. For more information, please visit,,

    About Emmis Communications
    Emmis Communications Corporation is a diversified media company, principally focused on radio broadcasting. Emmis operates the 9th largest publicly traded radio portfolio in the United States based on total listeners. Emmis operates 19 FM and three AM radio stations in New York, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Austin, Indianapolis and Terre Haute, IN.

    About Boost Mobile
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