Hot 97‘s Summer Jam is one of the most anticipated hip hop concerts on the East Coast, with its usual line-up of the hottest artists in the industry.
In fact, tickets to the summer concert are in high demand, high enough to cause a riot. CNN reported about the Summer Jam 2015 Riot, New Jersey police stated:
“Security personnel at one of the entrance gates … were confronted by crowds attempting to illegally enter the sold out Summer Jam concert by climbing over fences and forcing their way through security personnel.”
Sgt. Gregory Williams said, “We have the riot gear all the time and we were ready in case something was to happen and we had to use it.”
Read the full article here: http://www.cnn.com/2015/06/07/