Radio Personality Miss Info Leaves Hot 97
Hot 97 radio personality Miss Info is leaving Hot 97 to pursue other career ventures. She will be focusing on her website, MissInfo.tv, and plans on releasing a book on parenting. "2015 has been such an incredible year so far," the 10-year Hot 97 veteran told Billboard. "With a new baby, upcoming site relaunch and a book on the way, it feels like everything is on the changing table. This wasn't an easy decision, as I've shared so many unforgettable moments with my Hot 97 family. I want to thank everyone from the jocks and creatives to sales and promotions, for their immeasurable support both on and off air."
This is the fifth major Hot 97 departure in the last year. In November of 2014, station stalwart DJ Mister Cee announced his resignation from the airwave powerhouse. A few months prior, long-time personality Angie Martinez left the station for rival Power 105.1. Cipha Sounds, who filled in for Martinez following her switch to Power, left following a 17-year stint. Karlie Hustle, who served as the station's music director for three years, left in August of last year. "There's a lot of deference to pop in order to survive in the ratings," Hustle told The New York Times. "It's about keeping the lights on. If Hot 97 is going to exist, the station must evolve and change with the times."