Popular Hip-Hop personality DJ Envy resigned from his position at Hot 97 today (November 30) AllHipHop.com has confirmed.
DJ Envy worked at the popular New York Hip-Hop station for over 8-years.
He most recently served as the host of Hot 97s New At 2, a successful afternoon show that played new music from 2:00-2:30PM each day.
While at Hot 97, DJ Envy also served as co-host of Miss Jones’ morning show, before Jones left to head up a new show on WUSL Power 99FM in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in July of 2008.
Hot 97 was one of the best experiences in my life, DJ Envy told AllHipHop.com. I will definitely miss that place. It was like my second home .Nah I really had a air mattress there.
As part of Miss Jones’ morning show crew, DJ Envy was involved in a number of controversial incidents.
In 2005, Miss Jones, DJ Envy and personality Tasha Hightower were suspended for two weeks for their part in promoting an off-color song titled The Tsunami Song” that outraged Asian-Americans.
Additionally DJ Envy feuded with rival DJ Star, who was eventually fired from Power 105.1 in 2006 and arrested for making sexually threatening remarks about DJ Envys wife and his 4-year-old daughter.
DJ Envy is the CEO of his own company, Blok Entertainment company.
He has produced tracks for a number of rappers, including Fabolous, DMX, Foxy Brown, Juvenile and others.