Wired 25: The 25 Winners Of The Summer Of 2012
25. Peter Rosenberg
When Peter Rosenberg let his opinion of Nicki Minaj be heard at Hot 97’s biggest yearly event, Summer Jam, it had potential to become a disaster. Nicki, who was the show’s headliner, pulled out of the show along with her special guests of Cam’Ron, Lil Wayne, Foxy Brown and more. What resulted was a surprise performance from Nas, which included Lauryn Hill’s triumphant return to the stage. The aftermath included a back and forth between rival stations Power 105.1 and Hot 97. Although there were no clear victors, it was apparent that now more than ever, when the Jew speaks people listen. Rosenberg also jumped the broom at the end of the Summer and got married.