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Who's Hot : Savage Beauty
A bout a week ago Albany's very own Savage Beauty came through and blessed the studio and mic with a super dope freestyle with Keisha Renee. Savage Beauty's delivery and lyrics alone put her in a different rap bracket. Her raps are raw, gritty and very spicy...
Who's Hot: Artist Submit Your Music Now
Attention artists: If you got good music and our looking for the next step in getting you closer to your dreams, check out the Who's Hot podcast hosted by Keisha Renee every Saturday at 12 midnight playing new heat straight from the streets...
Who's Hot: Jay Sway x Nick Ventura
Up and coming artist Jay Sway518 and his good friend Nick Ventura  who is a financial advisor stopped by the Hot 991 studios to talk about music and how important it is for artists and people in general to handle there finances .
Jay Sway who is originally born in Russia came to the states when …
Who's Hot: Spanky Da Don
Up-and-coming artist Spanky Da Don just dropped his mixtape, "Original Villian". Spanky is a 17year old rapper who is originally from Atlanta and recently moved here to Albany and attends Albany High School. Spanky raps on his mixtape bringing that trap and hungry feel to his music…
Who's Hot: Souly Had
The Capital Region's very own Souly Had has just inked his very first deal with Island Records this past weekend. Mind you The Grammys took place out in Cali this past Sunday as well so Souly was able to soak up and connect with all the excitement from all of that and enjoy his first signed dea…
Who's Hot Saturday Night Recap
Another week with some new heat from up and coming artists. If missed this past Saturday's line up catch the recap below.
Artists featured on Who's Hot :
1) Kiara -Off my mind @ kiaraianna
2) Trvffix -Southbeach @mansamulla
3) Ray Ray Ospecial - Transition @rayrayospecial
4) Mahadhi Walker - OBJ @Mahadhi…
Who's Hot: Wiz Mac, Apollo Rai, Kushie Sunoco, Clearmind , Jp Fin
This Saturday I played more music than I normally do partly because I had no co-host to cut into the music time. I'm really excited about the up and coming music scene out here and what the rest of 2019 gone give.  I been stepping out to a lot of these music showcases and actually checking out some …
Who's Hot Recap 1/20/19
Another week with some new heat from up and coming artists out of Upstate and the Tri-City area. This week I had artist D3V and Ashley (Delirium Ent) co-host the show with me. If you missed the live show check out the recap.
If you are and up and coming artists and you want you music played on the &a…
Who's Hot : U.S Bay, Daysia Chanelle, D3V, PGutta, DTB
Saturday Nights at midnight is a whole vibe. This Saturday is no different. I have up and coming artists D3V and Ashley ( Delirium Ent) who is now putting artist management under her belt.
D3v has a new song "Mad @ Me"  and video dropping January 28th,2019, and if you ever wanted to know ho…
Who's Hot: Saturday Night Recap
Missed the Who's Hot show on Saturday?
Check out the recap and new some heat from some up and coming artists.
Tune in every Saturday at midnight to hear new music on the Who's Hot podcast, hosted by Keisha Renee.
Download the Hot991 app to listen on the go...
XXL Freshmen Cover
XXL Editors Vanessa And Miranda stop by the Breakfast Club to discuss the XXL Freshmen 15 cover.
This is the highly debated cover when XXL tells us who is next up in Hip Hop. There are a couple of questionable members of the Freshmen cover...
XXL FRESHMAN CLASS
There are 3 lists that seem to get hip hop fans up in arms every year: the MTV Top 10 MCs list, The Forbes Cash Kings of Hip Hop list or the yearly XXL Freshman Class.
XXL Announces Freshman Class 2013!! [VIDEOS]
The XXL Freshman Class for 2013 has been announced.  Former class members include Mac Miller, Big KRIT, Diggy Simmons, Macklemore, Wiz Khalifa, French Montana and Kendrick Lamar.  This year’s class features a few spitters who have already had some commercial success.
XXL Magazine Catches Up With Kat Stack$
XXL Magazine recently caught up with infamous female groupie Kat Stacks, who put a BIG handful of rappers on blast for their scandalous ways back in 2010. Kat Stacks came on the scene throwing rapper's under the bus like Bow Wow, Nelly, Fab, Lil Twist, Tyga, Lil Wayne, Soulja Boy and many more. Anyw…