Hot 97 personalities Ebro Darden & Peter Rosenberg Speak On Rumors Jay Z Is Buying station (Video)

Jan 21 2015

Ebro Darden & Peter Rosenberg who are 2 of the biggest personalities on Hot 97 weigh in on Jay-Z buying Hot 97! They even joke and call the station Hov 97. Also they played Hov’s whole catalogue while joking about the potential deal.

“Never let the truth get in the way of good story,” said Rosenberg.

Ebro later added, “There’s a lot of radio stations this guy could have bought, cause we’re not bankrupt. iHeart Media is bankrupt. That would be a cheaper buy. Been bankrupt – $20 billion. We good over here.”

Darden suggested Hot 97 is worth around $200 – 250 million, and it would cost a potential buyer nearly $600 million to buy the entire brand including its digital holdings. Rosenberg also stated Hot is the current owner’s most valuable property and most successful station.

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