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Hot 97 Summer Jam Drama: Ebro Darden Clashes with Joe Budden Over 'Seat Filler' Remark"

The world of hip hop is buzzing following a verbal tussle between joe-budden a popular rapper turned podcast host, and veteran radio host Ebro Darden. The contention stemmed from comments made by Budden on his podcast about his experience at Hot 97 Summer Jam.

In a tale told to his listeners, Budden described his experience at the Summer Jam event, where he was mistaken for a 'seat filler' by an event staff member. This off-the-cuff comment ignited a chain reaction that caught the attention of Ebro Darden, a long-time host at Hot 97.

Taking to Twitter, Ebro responded to Budden’s anecdote, ridiculing the suggestion that a concert, dependent on sponsorships for its revenue, would pay people to fill seats. This statement sparked further conversations with Funk Flex and TT Torrez, part of the organizing team for Summer Jam, who also dismissed Budden's comments as false and damaging.

Caught off-guard by the escalating situation, Budden sought clarification from Ebro over the sudden drama on Twitter. Ebro responded by asking Budden to participate in the controversy. However, Budden made a follow-up clarification on Twitter, stating that the 'seat filler' incident was simply a personal encounter, not an allegation against Hot 97 or its staff.

This altercation showcases the delicate and volatile nature of the music industry, demonstrating how quickly a simple anecdote can escalate into a


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