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Emmis Announces International Expansion of HOT 97 Summer Jam America’s Largest Hip Hop Festival Goes Global: First Stop, Tokyo

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Mar 30, 2016, 11:13 ET from Emmis Communications

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Emmis объявляет о международной экспансии HOT 97 Летняя вечеринка (Summer Jam) Крупнейший Хип Хоп фестиваль Америки идет глобальный: первая остановка, Токио

hot-97-summer-jam-tokyo-1INDIANAPOLIS, March 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Emmis Communications (NASDAQ: EMMS) today announced that the world’s largest Hip Hop concert, HOT 97 Summer Jam on June 5, 2016 at MetLife Stadium, will expand internationally with the launch of HOT 97 Summer Jam Tokyo in July 2016.

Emmis has signed a multi-year license agreement with Avex Live Creative, Japan’s premiere entertainment production & management company, a division of Avex Group Holdings.  As part of this arrangement for Summer Jam Tokyo, Avex will also utilize Trevanna Entertainment, the production team behind Summer Jam at MetLife Stadium.

Kendrick-Lamar-640x360Now in its 23rd year, HOT 97 Summer Jam is a day-long, two-stage celebration of Hip Hop attracting more than 55,000 fans and the genre’s top names. Jay-Z, Wu-Tang Clan, Mary J. Blige, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, and more have previously performed. The annual festival is famous for their surprise, unannounced musical guests.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“HOT 97 Summer Jam Tokyo reinforces the global awareness and significance of the HOT 97 brand and the groundbreaking DJs who play such an important role in breaking and cultivating hip hop’s top past, present and without question future performers,” said Patrick Walsh, President, Emmis Communications. “HOT 97 has a passionate following in Japan and hip hop is experiencing enormous growth in popularity among Japanese millennials. We look forward to working with our partners to deliver an authentic HOT 97 Summer Jam experience to the growing legion of Japanese hip hop fans and share the experience with our American listeners as we promote the groundbreaking event to our audience in New York and all over the United States.  Our goal is to add another significant event to a country so rich in history and culture.”

meek-mill-and-fabolous-hot-97-summer-jam-2014“I feel honored that we are able to bring HOT 97 Summer Jam, one of the world’s most reputable Hip Hop events, to Japan,” comments Katsumi Kuroiwa, CEO of ALC.  “The demand for internal action has been increasing in Japan, and as we approach the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, we expect to gain even more attention from the world.  With the waves of globalization approaching from many directions and the demands for new experiences continuously increasing, the fact that HOT 97 Summer Jam, which represents New York’s Hip Hop culture like nothing else, is coming to Tokyo demonstrates how extremely treasured music festivals are and just how worldly Hip Hop is.  This partnership will bring a taste of New York right into the center of Japanese art & music.”

chris-brown-2015-hot-97-summer-jam-05Summer Jam Tokyo will take place Friday, July 29, 2016 at Zepp Tokyo.  The line-up, which will include some of the hottest names in Hip Hop throughout the world including the biggest Hip Hop acts in Japan, will be announced at a later date.  For the most recent updates, including on-sale information, head to www.hot97summerjamtokyo.jp or follow Summer Jam: Tokyo on Facebook www.facebook.com/HOT97SummerJamTokyo

George Clinton and Paliament / Funkadelic Japan Tour!

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P-Funk is baaaaack!!!! After a long time without making new music of their own, George Clinton andf Paliament / Funkadelic has dropped a new album “First You Gotta Shake the Gate”, three-disc set last year.

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DJ June New York Club Chart ニューヨーク・クラブチャート– March 24, 2015

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1 These Walls – Kendrick Lamar f/ Bilal, Anna Wise & Thundercat

発売ホヤホヤのKendrick Lamarのアルバム To Pimp a Butterfly から。アルバムは 全体的にいい感じ、おしゃれ度アップ、ネオソウルぽい、渋いです。ドロドロHip Hop命 ヘネシー大好きお兄さん達がクラブで喜びそうかはわからないけど、そんなお兄さん達も絶対車運転中に聞くのは好きでしょう。初めてKendrick…を聞いた時から思ったんですが、曲によっては Outkast に似てるなぁ(トラックとか) と思います。みんなも大好きですよね、Outkast。なんだか 懐かしい感じのするこの曲。ネオソウル代表者 Bilalも入ってます。生ギター、シンセ.. 生バンドでのパフォーマンスみたいです!

The first one I picked is this song from Kendrick Lamar’s brandnew album “To Pimp a Butterfly”. It is a ‘90s neo-soul throwback and may not satisfy hardcore Hennessy loving Hip Hop heads at clubs but I bet they enjoy listening to the album in the car. My first impression on Kendrick back then was that he sounded so much like Outkast on some tracks. We love Outkast, don’t we? Featuring vocals by neo-soul King, Bilal and acoustic guitar, synthesizer and other instruments “These Walls” brings back old soul music

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DJ June New York Club Chartニューヨーク・クラブチャート – March 10, 2015

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1- All Day – Kanye West f/ Theophilus & Allan Kingdom

キム・カダーシアンと結婚してから、色々言われてますが……….。この曲はかっこいいです。ミュージック・ビデオも有名な Director Steve McQueenが作って 白黒フィルムでとっても渋い仕上がり。

So much attention he’s getting ever since he got married to Kim Kardashian……….but in my opinion Kanye’s latest single “All Day” is real cool. Watch out the Steve McQueen (director of 12 Years A Slave) music clip, a pretty minimal black and white stylish visual.

2- Five More Hours – Deorro & Chris Brown

去年ヒットした プロデューサー Deorroの Five Hoursって曲の、ボーカル入りバージョン。Chris Brownが歌ってます。Yeah x3 みたいにノリがいい ポップ・ダンスミュージックです。クラブでかけたら絶対ウケるの間違いなしです。ダンスミュージックだけど、Chris Brownはヒップホップ・ファンから絶大な人気なんで、みんなに通用するありがたい一曲になります。

Originally released on Avicii’s label, “Five Hours” by Deorro was given a pop makeover from mega-star Chris Brown changing the title to “Five More Hours”. Just like “Yeah x 3” it is a strong pop dance song and a great club banger. This pleases both EDM and Hip-Hop fans. Thanks to CB’s crossover appeal.

3-m.A.A.d city – Kendrick Lamar f/ MC Eiht

彼のラストアルバムが出たのはもう2年前になるのですね。時間が経つの早いですね!彼を一躍スターにした大ヒット・アルバムの中でも人気のこの曲、結構時間経ってるのに、この曲 やたらと今でもクラブで耳にします。同じコンプトン出身ラッパー、レジェンド MC Eihtがフューチャーリングされてるところが また渋いです。

This song from his second album was released more than 2 years ago as Lamar’s major label debut and still being played at clubs all over the place. One thing I love about this song is that it’s featuring his fellow Compton rapper, legendary MC Eiht.

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DJ June This Week’s Event

Tue 3/10 – Toca Tuesdays with Tony Touch @ The Delancey (168 Delancey St. NY) 10pm~

Wed 3/11 – @ Taboo Lounge (406 8th Ave. at 30th St. NY) 7pm~

Thu 3/12 – @ Slate (21st & 6th Ave) 6pm~

Thu 3/12 – @ bOb (235 Eldridge St. NY) 10pm~

Fri 3/13 – @ Providence AC inside the Tropicana Hotel 11pm~

Sat 3/14 – @ Providence AC with Clinton Sparks 10pm~