Marisa Mendez x Jim Jones for HipHopDX’s ‘Hack3d’

I host a new show for HipHopDX called Hack3d! Our debut episode features the legendary Jim Jones and those that know me know this was truly a dream come true!!!! I got to talk all things Dip Set! So freaking grateful man!

The show is called Hack3d because we surprise the guests with people from their lives that can help tell more of their story, and so be on the lookout for appearances from Jim‘s cousin Dave as well as music industry exec Tuma Basa!

Marisa Mendez Writes King Von’s Bleu Magazine Cover Story In Memoriam

I got the bittersweet opportunity to write King Von’s cover story for Bleu Magazine. It was his last shoot and he passed before the interview portion, so I wrote this piece in memoriam. This is my very first cover and I’m honored it was such a raw, real ass person like Von. Thank you to Chopsquad DJ for talking with me. Long live King Von!

Read it in full below and over at Bleu Mag.
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Marisa Mendez on Derek Gaines & Monroe Martin’s ‘No Need For Apologies’ Podcast [Episode 103]

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Huge thank you to the hilarious comedic duo of Derek Gaines (King Of Staten Island, The Last OG) and Monroe Martin (The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon) for having me on! Per their description:

Hot 97’s Marisa Mendez Joins Derek Gains and Monroe Martin on an all new episode of No Need For Apologies! On this one Marisa and the guys talk about Marisa unconventional way into the spotlight, threesums, and rappers she’s “totally’ not been with, her new podcast “Marisa Explains it All” Goes into depth about all these experiences! Check it out! @marisamendez ,@nnfapodcast, @monroemartiniii, @thegreatboy, @bmackayisright, @dylanjnegri, @gasdigital

Listen below!
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The J-Train Podcast “The Rosa Parks of Male Ass Play” ft. Marisa Mendez


I was super honored to join comedian Jared Freid at the famed Comedy Store in Los Angeles to be a guest on his JTrain podcast! Check out the description below and listen here!

Marisa Mendez from Hot 97 and the Marisa Explains It All Podcast joins Jared from The Comedy Store to answer your emails about following protocol in DMs, daydreaming about other women, and feeling insecure. Check it out, and enjoy!

Marisa Mendez Featured on ‘Entertainment Tonight: Live’


This was SO amazing! Entertainment Tonight randomly shot me an email and asked if I wanted to join their conversation about music festivals in just two hours. Of course I said yes, and then I had to scramble to get my workout in and camera-ready in less than 120 minutes. Naturally I rose to the occasion (duh!), and the result was this. So cool! I don’t know how to search on ET’s website but if you want to try for yourself, check here. Otherwise, deal with the really cute screenshot above that Sasha captured, and the bootleg video of a video that I used for Instagram below.
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