Yesterday afternoon Angie Martinez, also known as the ‘Voice of New York,’ announced her resignation from Hot 97 via Instagram. She wrote:
“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.”
Immediately, Power 105.1 retweeted her announcement, sending Twitter into a buzz.
It has been confirmed that Martinez is headed to Hot 97’s biggest competitior, Power 105.1 which is currently home to Charlamagne Tha God and Angela Yee.