This Is Hot 97? On the set of VH1’s faux-reality show, where hip-hop comedy lives and sometimes dies

Is it ‘Scenario (Remix)’?” the DJ and radio personality Cipha Sounds wonders in a dimly lit studio at Hot 97’s downtown Manhattan offices. “They say ‘BLS and KISS.’ There’s ‘Hot 9-7 every day that’s my word.’ 

How Mona Scott-Young Became TV's Drama Queen

A look behind the scandalous, controversial, profitable empire of Mona Scott-Young, the ruler of reality TV

Story: Clover Hope (@clovito) | Photos: Stacy-Ann Ellis (@stassi_x) Stevie J and Joseline Hernandez have their game faces on. The Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta couple are at Hot 97’s Manhattan office, crashing a poker match between the radio station’s staff. And desp

Even as Her TV Shows Generate Controversy, Mona Scott-Young’s Private Life Smashes Stereotypes

Mona Scott-Young’s life has all the makings of must see reality TV. As Executive Producer of runaway reality hits Love and Hip-Hop, and Love and Hip-Hop Atlanta, the Monami Entertainment CEO has unadulterated inside scoop on all the drama surrounding her cast members. This sh

VH1 & Monami Entertainment Launch New Unscripted Series - THIS IS HOT97

Hot 97, the legendary New York radio station of all things hip hop, will premiere its new show on VH1 on Monday, and contrary to popular belief, it's not a reality show. In New York City on March 24, the newest VH1 television stars gathered at Gotham Comedy Club to premiere their new show,This Is Hot 97. The radio station in which the show takes place is known for breaking some of h

Monami Entertainment Celebrates The Holidays With Family & Friends

Date: 12/17/13 On December 16, 2013, hundreds of friends, family, and tastemakers braved the elements and trekked to Newark, NJ to celebrate the holidays with entertainment mogul Mona Scott-Young, founder of Monami Entertainment, and her husband Shawn Young. Guests arrived at the Newark Museum to find it decked in lavish gold,