After over two decades at New York City’s Hot 97, DJ Mister Cee is hanging it up. His second resignation in two years, the news was broken by Funkmaster Flex yesterday (Nov. 21), who took to Instagram with the announcement: Resignation Alert!!! Today will be @djmistercee last day on @hot97 !!! Tune in and wish him well!!!!
While the reason behind Mister Cee’s exit is unclear, he also took to Instagram himself with a sentimental post regarding his resignation: So Every Friday After I Would Go Off The Air @ 1pm I Would Stay @hot97 & Prepare 4 My Friday Nite Live Show. I Would Sit In This Corner Of The Studio All Day On Fri. Somebody Just Sent Me A Pic Showing Me Respect By Not Sitting In Corner 2Day. YALL CATS AT HOT 97 IS MAKING ME FEEL LIKE DEREK JETER 2DAY!!! THANK U. LOVE U ALL. During his final mix, Mister Cee assured listeners that no controversy surrounded his exit from the station, stating “I bleed Hot 97, but it’s just time for me to move on.” He also shared a video of himself deleting his sets for the station from his computer:
The end of an era indeed. Spin DJ Mister Cee’s final mix for Hot 97 below: