DJ Clue has left
New York radio station Hot 97 to join rival station Power 105.1 (WWPR-FM).
The Queens, N.Y.-bred
DJ will man the 6 p.m.-10 p.m. slot at Power 105, joining former Hot 97 personalities Ed Lover (afternoon) and Star & Bucwild (morning).
The time slot puts
DJ Clue in direct competition with Hot 97’s longtime jock, Funkmaster Flex,
who airs Monday through Thursday from 7 p.m.-12 a.m. and reaches over 2 million
listeners a week.
Clue had been hosting
Hot 97’s Monday Night Mix Tape show from midnight-2 a.m.
looking forward to being part of the Power 105 team," Clue said. "I
try to be the voice of the streets. From wherever I am to wherever I go, people
are always feeling what I’m feeling."
DJ Clue is currently
signed to Jay-Z’s Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam imprint. In addition to hosting MTV’s
Direct Effect, the DJ is also CEO of Desert Storm Records, home to rappers
Fabolous and Joe Budden.
to have an A-List talent like DJ Clue join Power 105 and flip the switch,"
stated Power 105 program director Nate Bell. "I’m excited because I know
Clue’s skills, creativity and work ethic will take evenings on Power to the
This spring, Clue
will release his new album The Professional Part III, which features
such artists as The Game, Fabolous, Snoop Dogg, Nas, MOP, Mobb Deep and Beanie.
The first edition
of the mixtape has sold over a million copies.