Hip-Hop Nation

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This article is about the radio station. For the worldwide phenomenon described by the term, see hip hop music.
Hip Hop Nation
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Broadcast area United States
Frequency Sirius XM Radio 44
DISH Network 6044
Format Mainstream Urban
Class Satellite Radio Station
Owner Sirius XM Radio
Website SiriusXM: Hip-Hop Nation

Hip-Hop Nation is a hip-hop radio station owned by Sirius XM Radio. The station broadcasts on Sirius Satellite Radio channel 44[1] (previously 40), XM Satellite Radio channel 44[2] (previously 67, where it replaced The City on November 12, 2008) and on DISH Network channel 6044(previously 6040) until Sirius XM's Liquid Metal took Dish Network's 6040 and Sirius XM Radio 40. Until February 9, 2010, it was on DirecTV channel 847, but all of Sirius XM programming was dropped in favor for Sonic Tap by DMX. It began adding R&B hits on November 12, 2008, when the channel segued to Mainstream Urban, taking the format from The Heat, which moved to urban contemporary (replacing the existing The City and Hot Jamz formats). Until September 12, 2008 the channel was uncensored, and returned to being uncensored on November 12, 2008.

May 4 Channel Lineup[edit]

Hip-Hop Nation moved to Sirius XM Radio 44 and Dish Network 6044.


  1. ^ "Sirius Channel Lineup" (PDF). 2011-05-02. Retrieved 2011-05-04. 
  2. ^ "XM Channel Lineup" (PDF). 2011-05-02. Retrieved 2011-05-04. 

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