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Louis Johnson, Legendary Bassist, Dead at 60

Louis Johnson, the bassist who scored a string of hits as one-half of the Brothers Johnson, has passed away at the age of 60.

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A$AP Rocky’s ‘At. Long. Last. ASAP’ Album Features Kanye West, Juicy J, Lil Wayne & More

We are about two weeks away from A$AP Rocky officially releasing his most anticipated album 'At. Long. Last. ASAP' ('A.L.L.A.'). Today (May 21), we get the full track listing, which features some of your favorite rappers.

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New Netflix Instant Releases: June 2015

Next month brings a whole new batch of streaming content to Netflix Instant, including the Wachowskis’ new original series Sense8, as well as Orange Is the New Black Season 3, and the Netflix Original documentary on the life of the legendary Nina Simone. In addition, some new seasons of your favorite television shows, as well as beloved classic films and recent favorites. Read on for your guide to the new Netflix Instant releases arriving in June.

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Alarming Study Reveals People Tweet, Snap Selfies and More While Driving [POLL]

We've all heard the refrain that you shouldn't text and drive. Well, it seems there is a whole slew of other questionable phone-related behavior we need to stop.

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Al Bello, Getty Images

Hit or Miss, Jamie Foxx’s ‘Hollywood’ Album Doesn’t Really Matter

On the day Jamie Foxx releases his fifth album, 'Hollywood: A Story of a Dozen Roses,' we take a look at why the project doesn't really matter in the grand scheme of things when it comes to his lauded career.

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Miguel Teams Up With Jack Daniels to Sip “Coffee”

Ever give your morning coffee a shot of whiskey? That'll be sure to give you a buzz all day long!  That's what R&B singer Miguel is up to teaming up with Jack Daniels for his new single "Coffee".

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Sole Collector

Air Jordan 7 Bordeaux

That Remastering program that Nike is employing on its Jordan Brand silhouettes is the gift that keeps on giving and it's generosity truly knows no bounds. The next offering is a big one as it brings back a silhouette that has only been retroed once since it's initial release.

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Christopher Polk, Getty Images

Kendrick Lamar Becomes An Icon? Diddy Dropping A New Album? Get The 411 Here! AUDIO [The 411 With ADRI.V]

 

Kendrick Lamar got recognized for all that he  has done in his community.

Yesterday Kendrick Lamara awarded the Generational Icon Award by the California State Senate. Senator Isadore Hall awarded Lamar on the floor of the Senate and made this statement: “In less than ten years as a professional artist, Mr. Lam

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Meet DJ L Squared The Go Getta Mix May Featured DJ [The Go Getta Mix]

Get In The Mix The Go Getta Mix every Friday on Hot 99.1 from 10PM-2AM with ADRI.V and her featured DJ. This month featured DJ is DJ L Squared. DJ L Squared is a University at Albany student and as he would say " Your Grandmas Favorite DJ"

So get your Friday night fix weekly on The Go Getta Mix with ADRI V and DJ L Squared

If you are a DJ or know a DJ and you want to #GetInTheMix The Go Getta Mix with ADRI V make sure you do the following:

  • Follow HOT 99.1 on Al
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50 Cent Opens Up About Feuding With Ja Rule, Rick Ross, The Game & More! Get The 411 Here! [The 411 With ADRI V]

50 Cent decided to open up about all his beefs with Ja Rule, Rick Ross, The Game and he also speaks on Diddy. Check the video out below and get #The411

Get The 411 Here!

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WNBA Stars Get Married Over The Weekend! Get The 411 Here [The 411 With ADRI V]

It was all good just a week ago! That is a good song for Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson.

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Chris Brown’s Home Intruder Identified, Charged With Three Felonies

The home intruder who broke into Chris Brown’s residence last week has been identified and charged with three different felonies. The charges stem from her arrest last week for breaking and entering into the singer's home in Agoura Hills, Calif.

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Psychic Medium Maureen Hancock: ‘Get Your Reading, Get Your Tickets!

If you have ever wondered what is beyond this life, if you could contact the spirit world or loved ones that have passed, this is the prefect opportunity for you! Psychic medium Maureen Hancock will be in town on May 15, at The Egg in Albany, performing psychic readings from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. on her tour!

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Migos’ Offset Curses Out Judge After Being Denied Bail

It looks like Migos member Offset will stay in jail for a little while longer. During a hearing on Friday (May 8), the Atlanta rapper was denied bail for a second time and he wasn’t too happy about it.

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Prince Urges Peace and Love on Poignant ‘Baltimore’ Song

A day before he performs at his “Rally 4 Peace” concert in Baltimore on Sunday (May 10), Prince delivered a new song called “Baltimore.” The soulful tune is in tribute to the people of B-More and Freddie Gray who died following a spine injury while in police custody.

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Beyonce and Jay Z Buy Lavish $2.6 Million New Orleans Mansion

It looks like Beyonce and Jay Z have found a new home -- in New Orleans. The couple recently bought an extravagant $2.6 million Spanish Baroque mansion in the Big Easy.

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A$AP Rocky Talks ‘A.L.L.A’ Album, Crazy Limo Rides With Mos Def & Rappers Biting Styles in 2015 [EXCLUSIVE]

A$AP Rocky headed to his hometown of Harlem, N.Y. to join the Red Bull Music Academy for their "Conversation" series. The rappers opens up about his new album, 'A.L.L.A,' crazy limo rides with Mos Def and hip-hop in 2015.

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Jo Jo Capone Ends Beef Between The Game And Young Thug [AUDIO]

When rappers argue with each other over stupid stuff it makes the whole culture look stupid. The Game and Young Thug have been arguing with each other over social media. They both posted videos disrespecting each other and threatening comments

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Idris Elba: Fastest in the UK

What is there that ‘Dris can’t do?

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High School Senior Ask His Mom To Prom

I think this is the best prom story of this year's prom season.

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Errol Brown, Hot Chocolate Frontman, Dead at 71

Errol Brown, the lead singer of the ‘70s group Hot Chocolate, has passed away after a long bout with liver cancer. He was 71.

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Raekwon, ‘Fly International Luxurious Art’ [ALBUM REVIEW]

After years in the kitchen, Raekwon has finally cooked up his sixth studio LP, 'Fly International Luxurious Art (F.I.L.A.),' for mass consumption. He took time away from his solo career to work on Wu-Tang Clan’s 'A Better Tomorrow' album, but now four years later the illustrious storyteller delivers street tales replete with a cinematic sound.

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10 Songs That Will Carry Hillary Clinton to the White House

Nas provides insight into taking over the world and Nicki Minaj does what she does best -- reminds Clinton of the power of the female spirit. Here are 10 Songs That Will Carry Hillary Clinton to the White House.

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Happy Birthday, Damon Dash!

Damon Dash has taken plenty of losses this year in his personal life. Nevertheless, he was one of the most influential rap moguls in hip-hop. Today (May 3), the entrepreneur celebrates his 44th birthday.

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5 Incredible Designer Tees for T-Shirt Aficionados

Want to add some panache to your T-shirt collection with a few creative designer tees? From bright, swirly patterns to animal prints, you can punch the public in the face with a flash of pigment and cloth that also happens to be covering your torso.

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Ben E. King, ‘Stand By Me’ Singer, Dead at 76

R&B legend Ben E. King, who performed the classic song “Stand By Me,” has died. His publicist, Phil Brown, confirmed his passing to NBC News.

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5 Things We Learned From the First Round of the 2015 NFL Draft

The first round of the 2015 NFL Draft was completed on Thursday night in Chicago. There were no huge surprises, but we did learn a few things from the night’s activities.

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Ciara and Russell Wilson Make It Official? Get The 411 Here! [The 411 With ADRI.V]

 

From the tap house to the White House Ciara gets a mean upgrade!

Ciara and Russell Wilson goes public at the White House. No more trying to figure out if they are a couple because when you take someone to the White House it is official!

Checkout the video below of the couple at the Whit House.

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Sevyn Streeter Drops New Video ” 4th Street” Get The 411 Here! [The 411 With ADRI.V]

 

Sevyn Streeter makes a visit home to Haines City, Fla. to produce her new video of her single her "4th Street". Born  as Ms. Amber Denise Streeter, she decided to take it back to her roots of where it all started and speak about her hometown she loves!

Check the video below!

 

 

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Wale Visits Baltimore High School

DC Rapper speaks with teens.

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