Angie Martinez Resigns From HOT97

Posted: June 19, 2014 in Uncategorized


One of New York City’s radio legends is signing off for the last time. Today, Angie Martinez has announced that she is leaving Hot 97 after 15 years at the station. The radio personality, often dubbed “The Voice of New York,” took to Instagram to share the news:

“Today I resigned from HOT97. I am grateful to the Emmis family for my time with the company and the immeasurable way that it has shaped my life. We made history together in so many ways and I will cherish those memories and my friendships forever. This was one of the toughest decisions I’ve ever had to make but ultimately it is time to move on, to grow and to be challenged in new ways. Saying goodbye is always emotional and bitter sweet but I am extremely excited about the future. Thank you HOT97 and most importantly….the listeners… for an unimaginable journey. Today will be my last show stay tuned…. Love, angie.”

Known for her friendly demeanor, Angie has interviewed everyone from the Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur to Jay Z and Kanye West over the years.


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