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Hot 97’s Summer Jam 2011: Lil Wayne, Drake, Wiz Khalifa and more…

 width=HOT 97’S “SUMMER JAM 2011″ PRESENTED BY ANNOUNCES ALLSTAR ARTIST LINE-UP:

LIL WAYNE – DRAKE – BIRDMAN – YOUNG MONEY – – FABOLOUS – – WACKA FLOCKA – & FRIENDS

The World of Hip-Hop Comes Together For One Day as

The Meadowlands Stadium Becomes District 97

June 5th at HOT 97’s Summer Jam 2011!

Tickets On-Sale Now!

( New York , NY ) ““ HOT 97 (WQHT), New York’s #1 Hip Hop and R&, announces that superstars, Lil Wayne, Drake, Birdman, Young Money, Chris Brown, Rick Ross, Fabolous, Dipset, Wiz Khalifa, Wacka Flocka, Lloyd Banks and more are set to hit the stage for Summer Jam 2011 presented by Boost Mobile! With this year’s epic line-up and over 50,000 fans expected to turn out for the most anticipated summer concert event of the time, The will be declared “District 97″ on Sunday, June 5 for HOT 97’s Summer Jam 2011!

Every year HOT 97’s Summer Jam sells out and brings an explosion of premier acts and to land on the stage. Just $45 gets you in to the door to be a part of the movement with ticket price levels ranging from $45, $65, $99.50, and $130 through $175 for floor seats. A limited amount of exclusive are available for $200, including premium show seats, access to the 50-yard line VIP Patio and passes to the Platinum Lounge including admission to the ONLY full cash bar in the stadium plus a view of the Live Broadcast and an unobstructed view of all of the live stage performances.

“Boost Mobile is thrilled to launch it is eighth consecutive year as the HOT 97 Summer Jam 2011 presenting sponsor,” said Steve Gaffney, VP Lifestyle Marketing for Boost Mobile. “Both Boost and HOT 97 embrace the power of music and have strong ties with the New York market. Every year we look forward to being a part of this iconic event and we anticipate another impressive lineup!”

Tickets for HOT 97’s Summer Jam 2011 are on sale now at all Ticketmaster outlets, or by logging on to www.Ticketmaster.com. A portion of the proceeds of Summer Jam 2011 benefit HOT 97’s “Hip-Hop Has Heart Foundation” providing financial assistance to charities that benefit New York Tri-State communities.

HOT 97’s Summer Jam has become the longest running and largest Hip-Hop concert in the world. Since 1994, HOT 97’s Summer Jam has outgrown New York arenas and in 2003 moved in to the area’s largest venue, The New Meadowlands Stadium, to accommodate the tens of thousands of fans. With a consistent record and reputation of delivering chart-topping acts, HOT 97’s Summer Jam has become a historic staple in the music community. Each year, Summer Jam is not just a concert, it’s an experience that moves a culture of Hip-Hop fans and trailblazing trendsetters.

For more information on HOT 97 and Summer Jam 2011, visit www.HOT97.com. For press inquiries and credential requests, please e-mail Kharisma Mitchell at [email protected]

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 it’s 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. For more information on Summer Jam and HOT 97, please visit www.hot97.com, HOT 97 on the Web at Myspace.com/hot97official, www.facebook.com/hot97official, or twitter.com/hot97

About Boost Mobile

Boost Mobile, one of Sprint’s prepaid brands and recently recognized by J.D. Power as Highest-Ranked Non-Contract Company in Overall Customer Satisfaction Performance, offers wireless phones and services with no long-term contracts. Boost Mobile redefines value for wireless consumers with its $50 Monthly Unlimited with Shrinkage no-contract service where the longer you stay the less you pay with on-time payments for unlimited voice, text messaging, Web, e-mail, IM and calls to 411. Boost Mobile offers nationwide service on the Nationwide Sprint Network, reaching more than 277 million people, and on the Nextel National Network, reaching more than 278 million people, with no activation or long-distance fees. Boost Mobile offers a selection of quality handsets from Motorola, Sanyo, Research In Motion (RIM) and Samsung, ranging from entry-level to high-end devices available nationwide at nearly 20,000 major retail stores, including Best Buy, RadioShack, Target and Walmart, Sprint retail stores, independent wireless dealer locations, and on HSN, a leading TV home shopping network. Re-Boost ® cards are available at approximately 100,000 locations throughout the United States . Experience Boost Mobile on the Web at MySpace,Facebook and Twitter; and purchase products at www.boostmobile.com.

About Emmis Communications ““ Great Media, Great People, Great Service ®:

Emmis is an Indianapolis-based diversified media firm with radio broadcasting, television broadcasting and magazine publishing operations. Emmis owns 21 FM and 2 AM domestic radio stations serving the nation’s largest markets of New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, as well as St. Louis, Austin, Indianapolis and Terre Haute, Ind. In May 2005, Emmis announced its intent to seek strategic alternatives for its 16 television stations, and has announced the sales of 15 of them. Emmis also owns a radio network, international radio stations, regional and specialty magazines, an interactive business and ancillary businesses in broadcast sales.

CEO of RF Focus, Radio and Music Industry Veteran. Radio DJ, Programmer, Musician and Voice Talent. Graduated from Performing Arts in Buffalo, N.Y. and worked at the legendary KKBT (92.3 The Beat) during its nationwide heyday in the early 90s. Also worked for Stevie Wonder at KJLH.