1. AUDIO: Funkmaster Flex Premiering Jay-Z & Kanye West’s “Otis” on Hot 97.

    It’s all “Otis” all the time right about now. The dust may still be settling on public and critical reaction to Jay-Z and Kanye West’s latest. But around here at least one thing’s for certain: the audio of Funkmaster Flex premiering “Otis” – dropping his signature bombs, rewinding to exhaustion, chiding other rappers not named Jay and Kanye (“You rappers only breathe during certain times of the year. THIS IS NOT ONE OF THEM!”), and talking maaaaad shit (“YOU WILL NEVER WEAR THE CROWN… you can CLEAN it – PAUSE!”) – has all but dwarfed the actual experience of listening to “Otis” itself . Easily a Flex hall-of-fame moment. If you didn’t catch it live last night listen below. And know this: THIS IS SERIOUS, NEW YORK CITY!

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