Every year the venerable NYC radio station Hot 97 throws a huge concert that brings together the biggest names on one stage. No matter what, Summer Jam always provides surprises, incredible performances, and legendary moments. For 20 years, the concert has been a can't-miss experience for any true fan of hip-hop music and culture. And in keeping with tradition, the real party started outside the arena.

We posted up on a balmy Sunday evening to capture the energy and style that shone through as the party set off. Everyone was battling the heat, but that didn't stop them from coming through in their illest gear to an unforgettable event. Click through the Street Style at Hot 97 Summer Jam for the the wildest and freshest outfits on the dudes (and ladies) who were there, and make sure to zoom in for a detailed look at each kit.

Photos by Ashley Jo

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