Hot 97’s Summer Jam is one of the biggest hip-hop concerts in America. The festival is typically held in East Rutherford, New Jersey. However, this year, it will be returning to New York for the first time in nearly two decades. It will be held on June 4 at the USB Arena in New York City. This year we have you covered on what to expect if you are attending Summer Jam.
About Hot 97
Hot 97 is one of the most popular hip-hop radio stations in the world. It has become dominant in New York over the last twenty years. Hot 97 also offers an app and a great website with links to celebrity interviews, music videos and upcoming concerts. Summer Jam was first held in 1994 and includes the most popular hip-hop acts of the year. Hot 97 also has a podcast discussing Summer Jams through the years.
What to Expect for 2023
Hot 97’s Summer Jam 2023 will kick off with an afternoon pre-show hosted by French Montana. Younger, less known artists will perform at the pre-show and then the bigger names will take the stage later on. Tickets are starting at $150 plus tax, with rates going up the closer you are to the stage.
“This year we reimagined Summer Jam in order to make sure it stays fresh, while still bringing the talent and excitement our fans expect.”Rahsan-Rahsan Lindsay, CEO, Hot 97
Summer Jam 2023 Lineup
Hot 97’s Summer Jam 2023 lineup is full of the biggest names in hip hop music. Including Ice Spice, GloRilla, Coi Leray, Lola Brooke, Fivio Foreign, Lil Durk, Lil Baby and Roddy Rich. As well, Cardi B will headline the festival. This will be one of the largest female lineups Summer Jam has ever had. TT Torrez, VP of Artist and Label Relations at Hot 97 said, “I am so proud of the strong female presence in our lineup, which represents women’s dominance over the airwaves this year.”