Cipha Sounds Archive


Cipha & Rosenberg Interview T’yanna Wallace

Dope interview, she’s all grown.

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XXL Explains Their 2012 Freshmen Picks

EIC of XXL Vanessa Satten and journalist Jayson Rodriguez stop by Cipha and Rosenberg’s Hot 97 morning show to explain this year’s picks

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Talib Kweli on Juan Epstein

This is probably gonna go down in history as one of my favorite interviews. Talib waxes poetic on everything from Kanye to Lupe to why he doesn’t believe in CDs anymore. Holy, BLR…this is for you.



DJ Cipha Sounds Suspended From Hot 97

Suddenly I feel like saying "Cipha don't get gassed!" lol Poor foolish guy. I thought this would blow over but the people came for his head and the station had to take action. Oh well…

After comments directed toward the Haitian community and the HIV epidemic, Hot 97 has decided to suspend popular on-air personality DJ Cipha Sounds effective immediately.

Second, Cipha will immediately undertake sensitivity training focused on the Haitian community and specifically, the challenges the Haitian community has faced in terms of the HIV epidemic.

Finally, HOT 97 announced it will work with local community leaders to utilize the influence of HOT 97 to increase awareness of HIV and community programs to address the HIV epidemic.

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