Another year, another applause for the Hot 97 Summer Jam team. They never failed when it comes to high energy performances a full to capacity stadium and a host of celebrities. Metlife Stadium was the Hip-Hop center of the universe with a concert headlined by Cardi B, Meek Mill, and Migos.
The full day celebrating Hip-Hop sparked with lively performances at the Festival Stage featuring Trippie Redd, City Girls, Blueface, Melii, Nicole Bus, and G4 Boyz in addition to to Na Boogz and Mod Da God. The transition into the Stadium, the mainstage was introduced with a trio of the future women of Hip-Hop in Kash Doll, Melii and Megan Thee Stallion. Casanova followed by Nigerian artist, Davido, Afro B when Rich Forever CEO Rich the Kid tun up and turnt out the audience singing along to his banging hits.
Bobby Konders & Jabba of Hot 97 are the gate-keeper in setting the mood for the lively Caribbean set. The philly heir, Meek Mill then made an appearance to tear down the stage and invited Fabolous before he would close with his classic “Dreams & Nightmares” anthem, Meek made sure to show love to late Nipsey Hussle.
There after Funk Flex took the stage when the Migos took over the stage for a run of hits from their discography including “Bad and Boujee,” “Handsome and Wealthy,” and more. The Atlanta trio also brought in some help with Saweetie whose charisma with her bae Quavo radiated throughout the arena from the stage.
The night was then primed for Cardi B who unloaded every hit single in her clip and gave the first live performance of her new single “Press.” Cardi arrived on a three-wheeler, shining in yellow and glitter throughout her bikini top and shorts to a massive ovation. Throughout her set, not only did she let off every hit from “Bodak Yellow” forward but brought her husband Offset back to the stage for “Clout,” along with more surprises in City Girls for “Twerk,” Pardison Fontaine for “Back It Up” and Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus for ‘Old Town Road’
The night was punctuated by Tory Lanez who took Metlife Stadium home with his hit single “Luv.”