Star and Bucwild of Hot 97's popular morning
show have left the station after a dispute over money apparently strained Star's
relationship with the station.
According to Star, the duo have "left Hot
97 to pursue other interests." Earlier last week an angry Star publicly
vented on members of the Hot 97 staff during his morning show, claiming the
station owed him $30,000.
Star referred to one employee over the air as
a "house nigger and half-a-fag," claiming that the former General
Manager, Judy Ellis would never have treated him in such a manner and ended
his show early.
Sources told AllHipHop.com that when Star went
off the air, he allegedly ripped several gold and platinum plaques from the
walls of the Hot 97 studios.
The departure of Star and Bucwild could be a
terrible blow to the radio station and their ratings. Star was second only to
Howard Stern in terms of listenership.