Nicki Minaj returned to the stage, 2 Chainz debuted his new “Feds Watching” song and French Montana brought out Rick Ross and Lil Wayne to perform “Pop That,” notable moments during Hot 97’s Summer Jam XX yesterday (June 2), according to published reports.
Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, Chris Brown, Miguel and Wu-Tang Clan were among the other artists who performed full sets at the five-hour concert held by New York City radio station Hot 97. As has become a Summer Jam staple, several marquee artists made surprise appearances during the concert, which took place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
Nicki Minaj did not perform at last year’s Summer Jam after being dissed by Hot 97 personality Peter Rosenberg regarding the commercial direction some of her music, including the single “Starships,” had taken. But Minaj appeared with 2 Chainz at Summer Jam XX yesterday, delivering renditions of their duets “I Luv Dem Strippers” and “Beez In The Trap.” 2 Chainz also debuted his new “Feds Watching” single at the concert, according to hiphop-n-more.com.
French Montana delivered the concert-closing set, which included surprise appearances by Rick Ross and Lil Wayne during the rendition of “Pop That.”
Earlier during the concert, Kendrick Lamar performed “Poetic Justice” and “Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe.” The Wu-Tang Clan’s set included “C.R.E.A.M.” and ”Da Mystery of Chessboxin’.”
Other acts who performed at Summer Jam XX included Fabolous, Chris Brown, Joe Budden, Wale and Miguel. As for other surprise guests, A$AP Rocky was joined by Bone thugs-n-harmony and Fabolous brought out fellow Brooklyn rapper Lil Kim, while Miguel featured J. Cole and Mariah Carey during his set, according to an Associated Press article published on news.yahoo.com.