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My Weekend Of Epicness

This weekend was surely one for the good times record book.

I started my weekend hanging out with all of you beautiful ones at the Black Arts and Culture fest...

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My Amazing Weekend Part 1-Black Arts and Cultural Fest

Ok so let me first start off by saying this weekend was really dope, I actually haven't had a good 3 day weekend in a while. Saturday I spent most of my day at McDonalds Black Arts and Cultural Fest down at the Empire State Plaza in Albany NY...

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Interview With Sounds of Blackness Director Gary Hines

Today I had the pleasure of meeting for the second time Mr.Gary Hines the director of the Grammy Award winning group The Sound of Blackness.

If you don't know them well they'll definitely be making their presence known this Saturday at The Black Arts and Culture Festival...

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Great Debaters: Who is Jasmine Shea?

The Great Debaters taking on the social aspects of our society that few media personalities will take on.

Today we had a special guest stop Jasmine Shea a local activist and she had a lot to say about the upcoming election and the black lives matter movement...

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JEK Basketball Tournament Continues!

Albany City Hall OKs Joyce E. King Basketball Tournament to go on its 14th year!

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518 Achievement Appreciation Day

Join Godess & Team HOT this Saturday!

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Should The J.E.K. Basketball Tournament Be Canceled?

The JEK Basketball tournament is a summer staple in Albany, but it is in risk of being canceled this year because of previous acts of violence.

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Danny Simmons Is Coming To Albany

Danny Simmons will be bringing the Def Poetry Jam to this year's Black Arts and Cultural Festival.

The Black Arts and Cultural Festival is an annual summer festival held in celebration of African-American heritage and culture...

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KimYe Has A Job For You

Are you a beauty blogger?Love makeup and fashion?Have thousands of followers?

If you answered yes to all these questions than the other half of Kanye wants to hire you...

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Time For The 90’s Takeover

I've been waiting for this tour to come this way!!

The I love the 90's tour will be making its way to the Cap City on December 1st at Times Union Square...

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My Day At The Saratoga Fair

I was on a mission yesterday.....

The Saratogs County Fair kicked off yesterday and I was on a mission.My ultimate goal was to find and eat as many candy apples as my stomach could take...

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Cap City Albasode #7-Mountain Ridge Adventure

This week in Cap City Albasodes...I'm being brave,really brave!


You all flooded my email about this place and after careful consideration(I was chickening out)I decided to give it a try and I've invited the adventurous Keisha Renee to join me.Moun...

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Skunkwords Photographic, flickr

Albany’s Palace Theatre to Undergo Renovations

The Palace located with its beautiful bright lights in downtown Albany will soon be undergoing a massive transformation. 

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The Breakfast Club Had Me Pondering

This morning the breakfast club touched on a subject that many blended families face.How far is too far with a step parent?

This subject was brought up because a video on Ciara's Snapchat showed her two-year old son with rapper Future, kissing his step-dad b...

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Erotica Poetry

Erotixa Slam’s Midsummer Night’s All Black Masquerade Soiree

Wordsmith Mojavi Wright returns to Albany,over the last few year he has been taking his craft on the road. Fortunately for us, when he returns, he brings new talent back with him to bless the stage and feel that 518 love...

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Local Organizing Committee In Albany

Do you have thoughts or ideas on how to improve the community ? New business opportunities ? Community policing, Ideas to keep children and elderly safe...

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Join Me For Summer Fest

Join me for the Summer Fest family party. It is Saturday, July 9, from noon to 2 p.m. at Delaware Branch! Only Delaware and Washington Ave...

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Lunch With Godess At Hot Spot

Are you wanting a new lunch spot for you and your friends,family and co-workers?

Well search no more! Join me for lunch tomorrow (July 9th) friends from 12-2 at the NEW Hot Spot location at:
135 Broadway
Schenectady, NY, 12305
They'll be serving up your favorite Jamaican dishes for  breakfast,lunch and dinner...

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Tyler The Creator At The Upstate Concert Hall

HOT 99.1 welcomes back to upstate NY:

Tyler the Creator to The Upstate Concert Hall on August 26th of course we have tickets to give away so listen to win your tickets with the Hot 7 at 7 tonight ...

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Top-5 Beres Hammond Classics [VIDEO]

The Summer at the Plaza Concert Series continues with Beres Hammond on July 6. This free concert series brings everyone out for a night of quality music from some of the top artists performing today...

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Th 8th Annual Beatshot Music Festival At The Hollow

Salute to BeatShot Music representing real Hip Hop R&B, Neo Soul, Poetry, and Beat Boxing for the 518. They are bringing it back the 3 day festival representing the essence...

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Artist Submit Today for the Black Cultural Arts Festival

Its that time again time for the Black Arts & Cultural Festival at the Empire Plaza, the festival happens, August 6 from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p...

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Movie Tickets For Just A Buck

Are you ready for Regal Cinemas Summer Movie Express?


Take your entire family and I do mean the ENTIRE family to catch a movie this summer with this absolutely fab special!


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Join Hot 991 For Reggae Night At The Plaza

Join Us For Reggae Night :

Featuring Reggae Legend Beres Hammond

Show Starts At 5p on July 6th make sure you stop by the Hot 991 booth onsite for music and fun you know how we do ...

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DJ ShOw & International Snoopi

International Snoopi Mixtape Release Party Recap

Check DJ ShOw & #TeamHot at 21B this past Saturday!

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Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images
Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images

Free Tickets From Ticketmaster

Some of you may know that recently, Ticketmaster settled a  $400 million dollar class action settlement.And if you've used Ticketmaster in the last ten years your account may hold surprises...

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Free Summer Meals For Kids In Albany

This summer The Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York will be providing free meals for kids under the age of 18.

Meals will be offered:

• 11:30 a...

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hot dog krazy kids

Highlights From The Krazy Kids Inflatable Fun Run

This event was amazing!Not only was there kettle corn but the best lemonade you could've had on a warm day. Kids got to run a mile long course through themed inflatable bounce houses...

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Three New Reports Of Zika Virus In U.S



The CDC provided few details about the women, their pregnancies, birth defects or their severity in its first accounting of pregnancy outcomes involving the virus.


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New Zipline Adventure Open For Father’s Day

This is something I'll have to try this summer.Imagine me zipping down like Jane from Tarzan.


Mountain Ridge Adventure offers a unique and thrilling new experience for New York's Capital Region. Cha...

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