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Next'd up presents nothing more than the best hard working artist in the 518. This week we feature the young and gifted K.O.D. His latest mix tape is out "IN BANDS WE TRUST2" and can be downloaded on Datpiff...

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518 Spotlight: Ward Benoit-Corpse FX Effects

The 518 has a lot of very talented and career driven people. I got a chance to sit down with Ward Benoit  A.K.A "The Zombie Guru" who also has his own company  called Corpse FX Effects...

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Monday Morning Quote Of The Day

Happy Monday friends, the weekends over and now it's back to the grind. Here is a little quote to help kick start your day.

"Always Be Positive"



Sundays Generation Next Podcast

This weeks generation podcast 10-16-2016

5) Frank Finesse- Money Hungry

4) Mahadi Walker - Do you Love Me

3) Rico

2) Tiff Gabana ft Dub The Truth -All about the Benjamins

1) Kush- FITT

scary Halloween scene

Fall, Fun,Halloween Madness

Its definitely fall and the "Tis the season" for everything Halloween. I absolutely love this holiday because no matter what age you are every one some how joins in on the fun...

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Pete Dzintars YouTube Channel - Screenshot
Pete Dzintars YouTube Channel - Screenshot

Elbow Room Shut Down

For starters the Elbow room did not shut down entirely, however they did loose there liquor licence and it was not due to underage drinking but due to the latest shooting that took place back in September...

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My BET HipHop Awards Recap

Last night the BET hip hop awards went down.As most people did I was tuned into the ciphers as well. Philly and NY definitely came and showed out...

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Generation Next 10-1-16

Every Sunday, Generation Next brings you the hottest underground artists all around the Capital District. If you think your music demands to be heard, then do the right thing and submit to the GENERATION NEXT link...

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DJ Khaled
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Hype For The BET Hip Hop Awards

So the BET Hip Hop Awards 2k16 goes down tomorrow at 8pm and it hosted by DJ Khaled. I can only imagine the major keys that Khaled might drop through out the show " BET Smart for having DJ Khaled Host the Hip Hop awards" BET to real because DJ Khaled is the Bomb"...

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Albany Funeral Home Expert

KeishaRenee’s Quote of the Day

I know Monday's and mornings in general can be a bit much, so here's a positive, uplifting quote to kick-start your day.

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3rd Annual Back To School Bash

Its that time of the year again when summer comes to an end and school begins. Epic INC will be partnering  up with PULSE and many other organizations in The 3rd Annual Back to School Bash which is being held this Saturday September 3rd at Bleeker Stadium in Albany,NY from 12-4 pm...

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Homeless Day Party -A Little Can Go A Long Way

Have you ever been in the car or walking and see the people on the side of the road holding signs that ask for help because there either homeless,jobless, family less, and or it could be a combination of all or none but we never know because we never stop to ask...

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Relentless 2016-Positive Vibes In the 518

With all the negativity going on all throughout the world, we never stop to focus and acknowledge the positive things that people are doing for the world and most importantly there community...

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HOT991 #HOT16 Presents JEDI RYDAR

Hot991 #HOT16 presents Jedi Rydar for this Wednesday #HOT16.
Follow and add him on his social media accounts.
Facebook: Jedi Rydar
Twitter: Jedi Rydar
Youtube: Jedi Rydar


HOT991 #HOT16 presents DOE BOY

Hot991 #Hot16 presents DOE BOY for this Tuesdays #HOT16. Check out his #HOT16 and add him on his social media accounts.


Hot991 #HOT16 Presents CHAZ MOBMUZIK

Hot991 #Hot16 presents CHAZ MOBMUZIK for this Thursday's #HOT16. Add and follow him on social media:



My Experience at the 2016 PowerHealth tour

Saturday was filled with good people and great information.I attened the 2016 PowerHealth tour at the Boy and Girls center in Albany NY. The event had so much to offer and all the information and give aways was free of charge...

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Generation Next Hot Picks

This week’s Generation Next hot picks contenders: Mahadhi Walker (who can also be seen on this weeks #Hot16) along with U.S Bay and Jedi Ry, whose #Hot16 will be dropping soon...

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More Happy Than Not Adam Silvera

Monday Happiness

Im sure almost 90% of the people in the world absolutely "hates"Mondays. I mean depending on your job and work load Mondays can be a bit much especially coming off a 2 day weekend...

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Send them Screenshots this way

So you already know that myself and DJ Supreme do weekly screenshots where we take ANY and Everything that you send us and we vlog about it and of course we poke a little harmless fun at the topics and screenshots...

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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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Are You The Office Annoy-er

Ever wandered if the office jerk or that one annoying as hell worker knows that's how co-workers label them?

Everyone has had one of 'those' co-workers and I'm sure your job is no different...

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Joyce E King Memorial Basketball Tournament 2016 Flyer 2

JEK Basketball Tournament Continues!

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

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Generation Next Countdown #21

The Hottest Independent Artist Weekly Artist Countdown
Hosted By Rodney B. More
Heard Weekly On Hot 991 At 10P EST

Listen Live At Hot991...

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I Went to the Taste of Country Music Festival, Y’all

So, I'm sure you guys are wondering why am I posting about 107.7 GNA, because we all know Country music is far from Hip-Hop and R&B, but aside from me being an on-air personality for Hot 99.1 o...

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What’s Up G

So over the weekend I came across some old photos of someone I no longer affiliate with.Memories of that time began to flood my mind both good and horrible...

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Cap City Alba-sode #3: Supreme Juicers

THANK YOU CAP CITY for turning me on to the 518's only smoothie and juice bar!

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KeishaRenee Kicks It with Shade Jenifer for the Day

First off, let me say this: young Shade Jenifer is super cool! Really humble, funny, and just a dope personality. Lowkey it was like hanging out with my little brother all day just chilling and kicking it...

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Team Hot991 and Shade Jenifer
Team Hot991 and Shade Jenifer

Team Hot and Shade Jenifer Turn Up AHS 2K16 Prom

So, it's no longer a surprise as to who the special guest for Albany High Senior Prom was. The young talented up-and-coming Shade Jenifer came through Albany High's Senior Prom this past Saturday as prom set sail on the JP Cruise in Troy, NY...

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IEBA 2014 Conference - Day 3
Getty Images for IEBA

Tony! Toni! Tone! at Alive at Five

The R&B group is to perform at Alive at Five on June 23, with Albany favorite Tameka Amar as the opening act.

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