THE Breakfast Club is a well known American radio show based in New York which has run for over a decade.
But how true are the rumors that The Breakfast Club is over? Here’s everything you need to know.
Is The Breakfast Club over?
On August 9, 2022, one of the hosts, Angela Yee, shocked fans by hopping on Twitter to deliver a message about the future of the show.
Yee tweeted: “The breakfast club as you know it is officially over.
She followed this with a heart-shaped hands emoji.
However, the cancellation of the show has not been officially confirmed.
Co-hosts Charlamagne Tha God and DJ Envy are also yet to comment on Yee’s tweet.
Yee revealed on Revolt’s Assets Over Liabilities show in May 2022, that her Breakfast Club contract had been up since December 2021.
Some are speculating her tweet is in reference to her leaving the show while her fellow co-hosts will remain, according to HipHopDx.
What is The Breakfast Club?
The Breakfast Club launched in 2010 and quickly went on to become a New York City staple in Hip Hop radio.
In 2020, the show was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame alongside Angie Martinez and Sway Calloway.
Common topics of discussion on the show are celebrity gossip progressive politics, and sexual and dating issues.
The program is broadcast live on weekdays from 6 to 10 a.m. Eastern Time, with a recorded Saturday morning version.
Who are The Breakfast Club presenters?
Angela Yee, Charlamagne Tha God and DJ Envy are the hosts of the much loved show.
Angela Yee was born on January 3, 1976, and was raised in Brooklyn, New York.
Yee, 46, is of mixed descent, having been born to a Chinese father and Afro-Montserratian mother.
In 2019, Yee was bestowed with the Gracie Award, a national radio honor from the Alliance for Women in Media, for her work on the show.
She is on the Board of Governors of the We Are Family Foundation and a board member of the American Foundation for the University of the West Indies.
Known for her philanthropy, Yee founded her own non-profit organisation Well Road in June 2022 which is primarily focused on wellness and literacy
Charlamagne Tha God
Charlamagne, 44, has developed his own network and has separate podcasts and series that he works on.
He was born Lenard Larry McKelvey in South Carolina on June 29, 1978.
With fellow MTV2 personality Andrew Schulz, he hosts The Brilliant Idiots podcast on Combat Jack’s Loud Speakers Network.
Charlamagne also hosts the late-night talk show Tha God’s Honest Truth on Comedy Central from 2021.
The 44-year-old has appeared in numerous film and TV shows including Dave and Boogie in 2020 and 2021 respectively.
DJ Envy – real name RaaShaun Casey – is an American DJ, record producer and radio personality.
He was born on September 3, 1977, and raised in Queens, New York.
The 44-year-old climbed up the DJ ranks in the 90s and by the early 2000s he was hosting commercials and exclusives for big-name rappers including Hahflamez, Jay-Z, 50 Cent, and The Lox.
He made his big break on radio before moving to co-host The Breakfast Club.
DJ Envy is now an author following the release of his book with his wife, Gia Casey, in April 19, 2022.
As a car enthusiast, he is also the founder and curator of the “drive your Dreams Car Show” auto show which first began back in November 2018.