T.I., Busta Rhymes, O.T. Genasis, 112, Faith Evans, Nas, Big Sean, A$AP Ferg, French Montana, Lil Kim and the Lox also graced the stage.
Hot 97 held its NBA All Star weekend “Tip-Off” event yesterday (February 12) inside of the Theater at Madison Square Garden.
The sold-out event was hosted by the radio show’s morning crew and featured headliners Puff Daddy and Snoop Dogg weaving through their hits and inviting guests to join them.
Perhaps the most unexpected artist-producer to make an appearance was Dr. Dre.
The Hip Hop billionaire surprised attendees by joining Snoop Dogg for “The Next Episode,” “Nuthin’ But A ‘G’ Thang” and “Still D.R.E.”
Their last notable performance together came in 2012, when the longtime collaborators revived Tupac – via hologram – at the Coachella Music and Arts festival.
Another unforeseen moment occurred midway through the show when the DJ began to play Kanye West’s “Can’t Tell Me Nothing.”
“Homeboy ain’t here, you playing the wrong record,” Puff addressed the crowd, before Kanye strolled onto the stage to perform his song.
Puff also brought out T.I., Busta Rhymes, O.T. Genasis, 112, Faith Evans, Nas, Big Sean, A$AP Ferg, French Montana, MGK, 2 Chainz, Lil Kim and others.
The concert concluded with a gospel-infused tribute to The Notorious B.I.G.
Photo by: Karl Ferguson
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