• Added: 03/04/23

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Hiphop’s adaptation of “The Breakfast Club”, an early morning talk show known for it’s energy, and classic interviews. Legendary moments in hiphop history delivered to viewers by Birdman, 50 Cent, Webbie, Migos and so many others. “The Breakfast Club” first aired in 2010, on Power 105. Hosted by the trio of DJ Envy, Angela Yee, and Charlamagne tha God, the show is a cornerstone in hiphop culture today.

 

 

 

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DJ Envy, real name RaaShaun Casey, from Queens, New York. Born on September 3rd, 1977, Casey attended Hampton University, graduating in 1999 with a Business Management degree. Working with heavy hitters like DJ Clue, Envy would host mixtapes, commercials, new exclusive records. Envy would later sign to Desert Storm, a record label operated by DJ Clue.

 

 

 

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Angela Yee, born January 3rd, 1976, grew up in Flatbush, a notorious section of Brooklyn, New York. Yee landed an internship with Wu-Tang Management as her career began, assisting executives and working with GZA. Yee also worked as a radio host and personality. Appearing on Detroit rapper Eminem’s radio station, Shade 45, on Sirius Satellite Radio. Making the transition into “The Breakfast Club” in December of 2010, Yee would be a beloved co-host on the hall of fame show, before moving on in 2022.

 

 

 

 

Charlamagne tha God, born Lenard Larry McKelvey on June 29th, 1978. Raised in Moncks Corner, a small town in South Carolina, Charlamagne graduated from Berkeley High School. After a couple of run-ins with the law, Charlamagne focused on radio, working for a number of radio stations. Charlamagne has worked with Wendy Williams, tv appearances, including “Guy Code” on MTV2, and author of celebrated hardcopy.

 

 

 

 

Over the life of the show, there has been some peaks and valleys. Simulcast on Revolt, a media network created by Sean “Diddy” Combs, started in 2014 and ended in 2021. In 2020, The Breakfast Club was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame. Angela Yee, the only female on mic talent, parted ways with the show in 2022.

 

 

Today, the show is maned by DJ Envy and Charlamagne. A rotating roster of guest hosts fill the third seat, adding new energy to the mix. Airing on it’s home station of Power 105, the show as we knew it has changed, but the energy is still there.