Cipha Sounds Leaves Hot 97

Cipha Sounds, One of the staples of Hot 97, has left the long-running urban radio station.

Hot 97 issued the following statement:

“Effective immediately, Cipha Sounds is no longer with WQHT HOT 97 FM. We wish him well on his future endeavors.”

Cipha Sounds said he has already started his next move.

“After 17 years, I’m leaving Hot 97. I’m changing my relationship status from ‘it’s complicated’ to ‘single’. It’s been an amazing ride – from intern to weekends to morning show host to fill Angie’s seat in afternoons,” he said on Instagram. “Many years of incredible, life-changing experiences and enough amazing memories to last five lifetimes. The next move is already underway and I promise it’s going to be huge.”

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