So much to unpack from the 2023 Bet Awards ceremony last night! Between Beyoncé breaking records for most wins by an artist EVER to Busta Rhymes winning the Lifetime Achievement Award , the network truly did it for the culture! The program, which lasted almost 4 hours, brought out some of the BIGGEST names in […]


Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Welp looks like Big Draco aka Soulja Boy is back outside, doing what he does best, trend & grin. This particular first time flex features Chicago rapper Chief Keef. Also, Soulja had to flex the most recent gadgets & games. Even Supreme has some custom merch for the influencer. Plus […]

Text DFW to 24042 to join 97.9 The Beat’s mobile club for exclusive news (Terms & Conditions) Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Looks like the Chicago’s native Chief Keef is back with the visuals of his current residential drip. Court side hoops to stairwell loops. Watch a day in the life of the famous “Faneto” rapper.Press play for the […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter:  The “Bang Bang”, Faneto rapper by way of Chicago. Has teamed up with Audiomack Trap Symphony to remake a few classics. Press play to listen to the possible future of rap .

Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Leave it up to Chicago’s very own Chief Keef to introduce to the hip hop culture what a “Thot Breaker” is. Jewelry flow on a whole new level. Press play for preview of Keef’s summer present to himself.

Tech This Out recently interviewed a young rapper named B. Bandz whose revitalizing the music industry by using technology in an innovative way. B. Bandz has been making music since he was a little kid performing for his grandma’s church but he started gaining recognition when he began releasing music in high school. His first […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Chief Keef sounds fed up with Tekashi 69’s recent “wanna be gangsta gangsta” rants and rumors. Press play and see what 69 had to say about the last 48 hrs of his Chiraq experience.

Chief Keef wasn’t kidding when he said he hates being sober. TMZ reports that the rapper has been charged with a DUI after cops pulled him over in a traffic stop-turned-drug bust over the weekend.  The Miami Beach Police report reveals that the Chicago emcee was booked Saturday for felony DUI after he failed a sobriety […]

During his show Wednesday night at The Catalyst in California, the Chiraq emcee took shots at a bunch of new rappers in a passionate rant.