Hot 97’s Summer Jam was pretty dope this year as it hosted an all-star line up of Hip Hop heavy hitters that included Nicki Minaj, Meek Mill, Fabolous, Remy Ma, Lil Kim, Mase, Chris Brown, Fat Joe and a ton of others, but on a sour note it’s also being reported that a wild “riot” broke out at the event that led to the police OD-ing again by pulling out their gas masks and flooding the crowd with tear gas and pepper spray..
Read more on the madness below and check out some of the performances..
More than 60 people were arrested when mayhem erupted at the Hot 97 Summer Jam 2015 at MetLife Stadium, where angry people in the crowd threw bottles at New Jersey State Police blocking the gates and troopers used tear gas to try to disperse them, authorities said Monday.State police said crowds of people tried to “illegally” force their way into the sold-out concert Sunday night, climbing over fences and pushing their way through stadium security personnel and cops clad in riot gear.
The gates to the stadium were shut and troopers were called in to help maintain order; they had trash and bottles thrown at them, and 10 troopers suffered minor injuries, authorities said. An armored state police vehicle began blasting a piercing loud noise to try to disperse the crowd and police later deployed tear gas. Pepper spray was also used. -NBC NY