On Sunday, Hot 97 held their annual Summer Jam 2017 Concert at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. It was a hot day, but that didn’t stop fans from coming out to celebrate a great day in music. From the Festival stage to the Stadium stage, the day was full of action, excitement and good music! To get fans ready for the big show, The Festival stage kicked off the day with artists including Young M.A., A Boogie, Don Q, Dave East, Lil Yachty, D.R.A.M., PnB Rock, Casanova and Phresher.
The Stadium stage got a great start with Jidenna opening the show performing songs off his new album The Chief. Desiigner was next up bringing tons of energy to his performance even venturing off into the crowd way beyond the stage. Joey Badass took over bringing out the legendary rap duo Mobb Deep to give the crowd a few classic hip hop songs. Hot 97’s own Jabba brought out Konshens and Charly Black to performs their reggae hits with Shaggy ending the set with a few classic dancehall tracks.
Tory Lanez was up next, followed by Fat Joe and Remy Ma who blew the crowd away with their performance. Remy Ma brought out Young M.A, Cardi B. and Lil Kim who each gave us a verse from their songs. Remy shocked everyone when she also brought out legends MC Lyte, Monie Love, Rah Digga, The Lady of Rage and, finally, Queen Latifah for a rendition of ‘U.N.I.T.Y.’ French Montana was up next bringing out A$AP Rocky and Juelz Santana followed by Trey Songz who was joined by Dave East and Tee Grizzley.
DJ Khaled and Migos set the stage on fire with performances of ‘Bad & Boujee,’ ‘Get Right Witcha’ and more. The trio was joined on stage by 2 Chainz for a performance of ‘Good Drank.’ Chris Brown performed his hit singles bringing out Playboi Carti and the legend, DMX. Faith Evans closed the show with a tribute to the late Notorious B.I.G. She was joined by Doug E. Fresh with performances by Lil Cease, Total, 112 and Mase, along with Jadakiss, The Lox, Lil Kim and Bone Thugs in Harmony. This was truly a Summer Jam to be remembered, you can take a look at photos and video from last night below.
HOT 97 Summer Jam is produced in partnership with Apple Music. Summer Jam is made hot by Nutrament, McDonald’s, Effen Vodka, Starz, RushCard, AT&T, MetroPlus, Lexus, DeLeon, Swisher and Lionsgate.
Photos via Microphone Bully/Hayden Green/Taylor Hill/Raven Varona/Johnny Nunez & Hot 97/Video via Hot 97