It looks like Hov might be at it again. It’s not enough that legendary emcee has 11 number 1 albums and is more than half of way to a billion dollars, he just as to have everything.
Jay Z is reportedly part of a group in negotiations to purchase New York radio station Hot 97, according to MediaTakeOut.com.
The website cites an unnamed “rock solid source” as saying the hip-hop mogul is part of a consortium that’s in discussions to buy the legacy radio station. New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony is also reportedly also part of the group involved in the negotiations.
WQHT Hot 97 is currently owned by Emmis Communications and is one of its flagship radio properties.
Hov has had a great relationship with the ‘Voice of New York’ station for almost 20 years, even taking his side during the Nas beef primarily through the Angie Martinez, who had beef with Nas for her ‘bias’ towards him.
Its DJ personalities include Ebro, Peter Rosenberg, Miss Info and Funkmaster Flex.