It’s refreshing to see Jeezy in his music bag performing live for NPR’s Tiny Desk series. He set started off with the 2005 hit single ‘Standing Ovation’ from his commercial debut album “Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101”. The album set a precedent as it debuted at #2 on the Billboard #200 and was certified […]

There’s a new rap girl on the radar and her name is North West! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s spunky 10-year-old daughter is entering the hip-hop game in style-just like her dad. This morning, fans woke up to the latest music video from Kanye West and Ty Dolla $ign’s joint album ‘Vultures’. The song titled, […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Sign Up For Our Newsletter!  Eric Bellinger is no stranger to the Dallas – Fort Worth area.  His musical talent has surely separated his vocalist skills from the unknown to known fast . Press play and peep the vibes inside a studio session with our very own P-skillz. You can […]

Did you hear the news? The Ft. Worth Stockshow & Rodeo is back and the whole DFW is excited to go this year! We thought it would be cool to highlight some of the coolest moments in hip-hop country history!   1.It’s getting hot in here! Especially when Tim McGraw and Nelly linked up for […]


Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Allow me to re-introduce myself in other words, courtesy of Da Baby. Check out the latest freestyle rap over  Essence instrumental by Wizkid. Clearing his chest and teasing future projects all in one flow. Press play for the bar to bar delivery in regards to […]

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Text DFW to 24042 to join 97.9 The Beat’s mobile club for exclusive news (Terms & Conditions) Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Yee Haa!! The Stallion is back back with the bars and beauty. Press play listen to true Texan representing her brand , how she launched it from Day 1. Megan Thee Stallion aka the Savage rapper uses […]

Text DFW to 24042 to join 97.9 The Beat’s mobile club for exclusive news (Terms & Conditions). Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Who has the best Freestyle bars in the DFW Metroplex ? Well here is your chance, in honor of the hip hopish  trending culture here’s a Blue face hundred dollar bill Autographed by @BluefaceBleedem himself , Mr. […]

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The "Blessings" are plentiful in Lecrae's new joy-filled, celebratory video.

Headkrack stopped by the weekly radio show Day 1 Radio to talk all things hip-hop.

Ellen DeGeneres’ Friday episode (Feb 17) has Ellen bringing back Michael Bonner, the North Carolina second-grade teacher who created the viral educational “Read It” videos starring his students. The rap videos promote the importance of reading and learning but with a fun twist. This time rap celebrities like Big Sean, Migos and Ty Dolla $ign […]