Text DFW to 24042 to join 97.9 The Beat’s mobile club for exclusive news (Terms & Conditions). Follow The Beat On Twitter: Slim Thug is always up to something. When not releasing music, he’s been known to be making boss moves, especially when it comes to giving back. Check out this recap video in which […]


The 3-foot-long joint was auctioned off Thursday night for charity, which contains more than a pound of weed, 6 ounces of concentrate and 2 ounces of bubble hash and wrapped with 24-carat gold leaf paper.  The giant joint is shaped like an elephant tusk, for the charity, the African Wildlife Foundation. Follow The Beat On Twitter:  […]


In Boerne, Texas, you can run a 0.5k run aka The Boerne 0.5K.  Which also comes with FREE beer and donuts!! It starts at one bar and ends at another bar and don’t worry there is a coffee/donut station at the halfway point.  Just so you know 0.5 k is about 1/3 of a mile! But hey […]

For the hometown love he has shown, Big Sean has been given the key to the city of Detroit. “This isn’t just me, this is the key to the city for all of us, because I represent y’all. I am y’all,” Sean said during his acceptance speech at the key-giving ceremony earlier today. Sean is the youngest […]

In the wake of Donald Trump's proposed budget plan for 2018, which would cut the federal funding for Meals on Wheels, Colin Kaepernick has donated $50,000 to the program.

The 46-year-old news anchor donated her Jimmy Choos and work clothes to New York City's Housing Works.

Xilla Valentine's #XillaMovieParty teamed up with the Precious Dreams Foundation to invite 50 children from Big Brothers and Big Sisters.

On Friday, X sang a song of gratitude to the Yonkers, New York cops who saved his life following a reported overdose back in February.

Beyoncé and Jay  Z are both very powerful individuals—so when the couple join forces, there’s nothing they can’t do. According to reports, they are planning a massive Tidal show in New York City in collaboration with Wall Street’s favorite charity, the Robin Hood Foundation. Both stars will take the stage at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, with other performances including […]