Amid all the chaos happening outside, Kendrick Lamar managed to perform at Hot 97's Summer Jam concert in New Jersey yesterday. During his set he did To Pimp a Butterfly cuts "The Blacker the Berry", "King Kunta", and "Hood Politics" for the first tim livee. You can watch a video of the performance after the jump, via Hot 97. Schoolboy Q also came out to do "Collard Greens" and "Studio."
With winter finally on its way out and summer just a few more months away Hot 97 is beginning to reveal the acts that will be scheduled to perform at their annual Summer Jam festival. B.o.B, Joey Bada$$, Travi$ Scott, DeJ Loaf, and Teyana Taylor have just been announced to play at the festival, which is taking place Sunday, June 7 at the Metlife Stadium in New Jersey. Be sure to peep the announcement video after the jump which will, of course, include a number of surprise guests for Sunday's big show.
If you wren't in attendance on Sunday, or missed the live stream, here's a recap of what went down. Up top is footage of the Summer Jam Festival stage with acts like Action Bronson, Troy Ave, and more gracing it. While down bottom is where you'll the main attractions like Joe Budden, Meek Mill, Miguel, Wu-Tang Clan, Chris Brown, and more.
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Cash Money Records' Busta Rhymes joined Angie Martinez at Hot 97's studio to talk about his free album, Year Of The Dragon, label mate Lil Wayne's recent negative comments on New York, and the Summer Jam beef between Nicki Minaj and Peter Rosenberg.