New York City, NY (PressExposure) April 12, 2013 -- HOT 97, the #1 station for Hip Hop and R&B, announces the Festival Village lineup for HOT 97's Summer Jam XX, presented by Boost Mobile! The best up-and-coming artists will take the pre-show stage from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. to kick off the greatest concert of the summer. Join Action Bronson, Joey Bada$$, A$AP Ferg, Vinny Cha$e, Smoke DZA, Bodega Bamz, Troy Ave, Kid Ink, and the winner of the 2013 Who's Next Battle for the Best, Radamiz, at Festival Village outside of MetLife Stadium on Sunday, June 2, 2013!
Some of the hottest artists to hit the main stage at HOT 97's Summer Jam began on the Festival Village. J. Cole, Big Sean, and Tyga all performed at the pre-show before graduating to the main stage. Be a part of history and witness the next big Hip Hop stars perform at HOT 97's Summer Jam Festival Village. The only way into the Festival Village is with your HOT 97 Summer Jam XX ticket! Tickets go on-sale to the general public on Friday, April 12, 2013 at 10 a.m. Head to Ticketmaster.com, call Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000, or stop by a Ticketmaster retail location to purchase your tickets today and be a part of Hip Hop history.
HOT 97 Summer Jam is the premiere celebration of Hip Hop with past performances by Jay-Z, Kanye West, Eminem, Lil Wayne, Drake, Usher, Alicia Keys and Wiz Khalifa! The celebration isn't complete without the biggest surprise guests in music today. Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey, Nas, Lauryn Hill, LL Cool J, Mary J. Blige and Janet Jackson have all hit the main stage. You never know who will be at HOT 97's Summer Jam!
Hip Hop fans from around the world will unite at District 97! HOT 97 Summer Jam XX ticket prices range from $45, $89, $99.50, and $159.50 through $250 for floor seats, plus applicable fees. A limited amount of exclusive HOT 97 Summer Jam XX Platinum Packages are available for $225, plus applicable fees, including premium show seats, entry to the 50-yard line VIP Patio and passes to the Platinum Lounge which allows access to see celebrities and performing artists before they hit the stage, as well as the only cash bar in the stadium. A portion of the HOT 97 Summer Jam XX ticket proceeds benefit the Hip-Hop Has Heart Foundation for local community programs and outreach initiatives.
For additional information on HOT 97's Summer Jam XX go to HOT97.com. For the latest updates on Summer Jam XX follow @HOT97 on Twitter and friend HOT 97 at HOT97OFFICIAL on Facebook. Text "Alerts" to 75759 for exclusive updates and announcements.
For Press Only: Press can request credentials to cover HOT 97's Summer Jam XX until 5 p.m. on Friday, May 3. A "Press Credential Request" form must be submitted; failure to do so will void the request. Requests are determined on a case-by-case basis; previous attendance will not be taken into consideration.
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About HOT 97
HOT 97 (WQHT FM) is the world's first all Hip-Hop station and has held the dominant position in New York for over ten years. HOT 97 is best known for its celebrity on air talent, such as Angie Martinez (Grammy nominated artist) and Funkmaster Flex (television host, multiple gold records), as well as being the world's premier source for Hip Hop music culture. HOT 97 TV is an online and mobile destination for original web series, celebrity content, concerts and music videos. For more information, please visit http://www.hot97.com, Facebook.com/hot97official, or twitter.com/hot97
About Emmis Communications
Emmis Communications Corporation is a diversified media company, principally focused on radio broadcasting. Emmis operates the 9th largest publicly traded radio portfolio in the United States based on total listeners. Emmis operates 19 FM and three AM radio stations in New York, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Austin, Indianapolis and Terre Haute, IN.
About Boost Mobile
Boost Mobile, recently recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as "Highest Satisfaction with the Purchase Experience among Non-Contract Wireless Providers," offers wireless phones and services with no long-term contracts. Boost Mobile redefines value for wireless consumers with its Monthly Unlimited with Shrinking Payments no-contract service, where the longer you stay the less you pay with on-time payments for unlimited voice, text messaging, Web, email and calls to 411. Boost Mobile offers nationwide service on the Nationwide Sprint Network, reaching more than 282 million people, with no activation or long-distance fees. Boost Mobile offers a selection of quality handsets from HTC, LG, Motorola, BlackBerry, Samsung, Kyocera and ZTE, ranging from entry-level to Android(tm) smartphone devices available nationwide at nearly 20,000 major retail stores, including Best Buy, RadioShack, Target, Family Dollar, Walgreens and Walmart, Sprint retail stores, independent wireless dealer locations, and on HSN, a leading TV home shopping network. Re-Boost(r) Cards are available at approximately 100,000 locations throughout the United States.
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