What an absolutely explosive summer it’s been for hip-hop! From artists taking control of their destinies by being who they are, to major label litigation conflicts, the rap world’s heat has been on!

One of the moments that wound up defining the summer and polarizing the hip-hop nation was during this year’s Hot 97 Summerjam where station DJ Peter Rosenberg publicly dissed headliner Nicki Minaj, resulting in Lil Wayne pulling her and all Cash Money artists from the show. It created a stark divide that brought questions of hip-hop’s media presence, the genre’s generation gap and even gender issues into the forefront.

We asked some of our favorite H2C2 MCs to weigh in on the matter, and here’s what they had to say –

Check the rhymes HERE – http://h2c2harlem.com/news/

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