An all-star lineup
of Hip-Hop artists turned out for radio station Hot 97's 13th Annual Summer Jam
concert yesterday (June 4) at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.
show was held in the parking lot before the main event, featuring performances
by Beanie Man, Naughty
By Nature, and Baby Cham.
6 Mafia opened the concert, pumping up the crowd with their hits "Stay
Fly" and "Poppin' My Collar."
The group, minus
member Crunchy Black, also boasted their Oscar trophy.
Ma entertained the mass with a dance number to old school tracks and performed
"Feel So Good" with Ne-Yo.
included Dem Franchize Boys, Young Jeezy, Sean Paul, Jamie Foxx, Mary J. Blige,
Chris Brown, T.I., Busta Rhymes, Dipset, and Mobb
brings New York together," Havoc of Mobb Deep told AllHipHop.com. "Compared
to all other summer [concerts], there is nothing like a New York Summer Jam."
affair also elicited surprise appearances from Janet Jackson and Mariah Carey,
who both showed up during Jermaine Dupri's set.
Rhymes also brought out a host of guest artists, including Papoose, Rah
Digga, Missy Elliot, Q-Tip, Wu-Tang Clan, DJ K-Slay, Big Daddy Kane, and Kid
After Busta's solo
set, the guests made their way back on stage to perform Busta's last song, "New
Busta also filmed
segments of the show--both onstage and backstage--for use in the upcoming music
video for "New York S**t."
Dipset capped off
the night with a guest appearance by Trey Songz.
The event was sponsored
by Boost Mobile, Xbox 360, Whiteboy, The Tobacco Coalition, and XXL Magazine.
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