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Jordan Hollywood Talks New Album With Keisha Renee
Last week, I had the pleasure to meet Quality Control's newest member Jordan Hollywood at Overit Studios for a listening of his second album "Finally" which dropped November 9th. Super dope vibe. He played a couple tracks off the album and answered some questions that people h…
Toys For Tots Is Bringing Santa To Town Early This Year
Meet Santa and see if you made the good list. This year La Familia MC and Toys For Tots present an afternoon spent with Santa. Along with giving back to the community and helping those out for the holidays, they will be hooking some of the kids up with some early Christmas gifts...
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
Get ready Cap City Santa Claus is coming to town. He's made his list and checked it twice and Albany NY is on the good list (well at least the kids are). Santa will be in town much sooner than December 25th.
He will be stopping by a couple places thought out the city to see and hang out with the…
Capital Lights In The Park
Tis the season for everything jolly. I would say the holidays definitely brings the good out of people and even though I am not a huge fan of the winter I can appreciate the holiday spirit in the people places and things.
I remember as a Kid all the fun things my mom would do with us or take us...
Skate At The Empire Plaza
Its that time of year again where skating on frozen ice becomes the fun thing to do. If you have never ice skated no worries you can learn. The rink is open daily until 8 pm. Saturdays and Sundays skate for free. Open to the public so bring the whole family...
Artist Submit Music For Who’s Hot Podcast
Every Saturday night we lit on Hot 99.1 playing the hottest underground music in the 518 and around. Sing, Rap, or do both and wanna see how the 518 rates your music? Submit clean radio music using the form below. Saturday nights, find out who's hot and on the come up with Keisha Renee kicking …
Toys For Tots
Christmas will be here before you know it. To help make sure kids in the capital region don't go without a special gift this holiday season donate a new toy for the annual "Toys For Tots". Help put a smile on a kids face this holiday season...
Meal Deals For Veterans
So Veterans Day was this past Sunday November 11th,and the holiday  is being observed around the country today . Salute to all those who have fought and served for the country and those that are still active in duty. Yesterday there where a ton of places that honored those who served in the military…
Who’s Really Hot? VOTE!
The first episode of " Who's Hot" podcast aired this past Saturday . Vote now for your favorite tracks to be played during The Supreme Experience and with DJ Show inside there daily mixes. Also If you missed it check out the link below.
Who’s Hot Episode 1 Recap
Its official Who's Hot podcast kicked off this past Saturday night and it was EVERYTHING. Great feed back on how the showed aired and the songs and artist that was featured on the podcast. If you missed it check out the link below.
1) Jelly Man- Drip
2) CASH- In Da Loop
3)Jamie Ray - DollaSign
4) Jeezus…
Help Out For The Holidays In The Capital Region
The holidays are slowly approaching and there will be many families and people that will need help getting though the season. With Thanksgiving right around the way, the Capital Region  and Equinox will continue there longest running holiday tradition...
Capital Region Fun Fact
What started out as a small pumpkin seed being planted in hopes of growing a normal size pumpkin for the fall season, soon grew to be a 2528 lb pumpkin.( Hence that's how Jack's bean stalk grew as well). Talk about endless pumpkin pie and bread for the rest of the season...
5 Ways To Stay Healthy This Season
Want to stay healthy and free from the flu and any cold like symptom?. Here is a list of good and very simple habits to follow to stay healthy during the up and coming flu season.
1) Drink lots of fluid - staying hydrated is key.
2) Wash Your hand - germs travel fast and spread easily...
What National Day Is It?
Remember when you were in grade school or highschool and we had spritit week and each day was a different theme or day. Well now you dont have to be in school to participate on a theme filled day you can just look it up on google calendar  and see what weird fun day it is...
Hottest Artist In The 518
I always said the 518 has alot of talent. Over the past couple of months I have had the pleasure of either hosting or attending showcases throughout the Albany area with some of the most talented artists, producers, videographers you name it somebody in the 518 got it and is nextd up...
Best Orchards In The Capital Region
Living Upstate has some good qualities like the seasonal weather changes , the great outdoors and since its Fall they have amazing apple farms or orchards as we may call them.
My favorite part about going apple picking is finding the perfect apple to munch on while im walking around and then before l…
Hot991 RoadTrip To Maury
On Friday we took another road trip down to see Maury with some Hot991 listeners. If you never been to a live tapping of Maury then you are missing out on a-lot of fun. I still cant believe the stories that was told on the lie detector test like people are really hilarious in this world ...
Halloween In The Cap City
Halloween is literally right around the corner. I look forward to the creativity of everyone's Halloween costume this year. Last year we had a Hot991 Halloween costume contest and here is a look at last years past look.
Keisha Renee as a blood-thirsty zombie
"Don't be a menace"
Forever Aaliya…
How to Participate in Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Albany
Breast Cancer awareness month is an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention and cure.
Albany, NY makes strides throughout the month of Octobe…
Register To Vote Today For Up and Coming Election
This November will be one of the most important midterm elections of our lifetime. Midterm elections are just as important as the Presidential election. We all have a voice.
I remember being able to vote for the first time ever in 2008, and to see former President Obama win and carry out two terms in…

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