One of the most events in all of hip-hop is Summer Jam from Hot 97 in New York City. Now the annual event will be broadcast live on FilmOn TV in a multiple-year deal for streaming rights. FilmOn CEO Alki David, Emmis New York GM Charlie Morgan, and Hot 97 air personality Ebro Darden announced the winner of 2016’s ” Who’s Next” and it’s…

Bed-Stuy’s own Wxlfman!!!

He was awarded a $50,000 cash prize and a recording contract with FilmOn Music and MondoTunes worth $1 million.

“Wxlfman slayed, night after night,” said FilmOn TV Networks CEO Alki David in a press release. “He’s a child of hip-hop’s mid-90’s, adolescent years and is distilling that into something creative, mature, and wonderfully positive. We’re proud to propel this next stage of his career with the recording contract, tours and video. Wxlfman WILL become one of the scene’s biggest stars.”

FilmOn TV will also live stream Hot 97’s Who’s Next hip-hop competition to see who will join the packed Summer Jam lineup, which as presented performers as Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj, The Roots, A$AP Rocky, and Snoop Dogg in the past.

FilmOn TV reports that more than 70 million people use its free streaming service through a variety of devices, including smartphones, TVs, and mobile tablets.

By Rudie Obias

Lives in Brooklyn, New York. He's a freelance writer interested in cinema, pop culture, sex lifestyle, science fiction, and web culture. His work can be found at Mental Floss, Movie Pilot, UPROXX, ScreenRant, Battleship Pretension and of course

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