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Angie Martinez talks New York hip hop radio on BET’s “The Message” [VIDEO]

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Angie Martinez talks New York hip hop radio on BET’s “The Message” [VIDEO]

Angie Martinez BETBy K.B. Tindal
Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer

This week, New York hip hop radio was shook to its core when Angie Martinez left her position at Hot 97. It got even crazier when Angie Martinez joined forces with rival station, Power 105.1. Expect answers this upcoming week, when Angie Martinez talks to “The Breakfast Club.”

Angie Martinez literally grew up working for Hot 97 and her name is synonymous with the station. She even tried her hand as an emcee, becoming known for such singles as “Mi Amor” with Jay-Z and “If I Could Go” with Lil’ Mo and Sacario. Since then, she has focused more on her radio work.

Outside of all this, Angie Martinez participated in BET’s special, “The Message,” which is dedicated to hip hop. In her segment, Angie Martinez explained her take on hip hop radio when she was coming up. A lot has changed over the years and Angie documented it.

Watch the entire interview below:

Follow K.B. Tindal on Twitter @KBTindal.

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