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Angie Martinez

Deemed “The Voice of New York,” Angie Martinez reigns as the queen of hip-hop radio. At the age of 16, Martinez was answering hot lines at the Hot 97 offices, where DJ Funkmaster Flex took her under his wing. Since then, she’s hosted the station’s Afternoon Drive weekday show alongside DJ Enuff, interviewing household names like Kanye West and 50 Cent, and establishing herself as a rap radio legend. After two decades with the Hot 97 crew, Martinez shocked the public by joining rival station Power 105.1. Although she’s left her longtime home, she still stands as one of the most revered names in hip-hop, even starting new ventures like writing a nutritional, Spanish-inspired cookbook and investing in a Tribeca restaurant, AÑEJO.

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