Especially known for hosting New York radio station WQHT-FM's Hot 97 Morning Show, this disc jockey and radio and television personality also presented MTV2's Hip Hop Squares game show and a number of other programs.
After graduating from the University of Maryland, he worked as a DJ for such Washington, D.C. radio stations as WHFS and WPGC.
Beginning in 2008, he interviewed numerous hip hop musicians on a popular talk show called Noisemakers.
He grew up in a Jewish family in Chevy Chase, Maryland. He later settled in New York City with his sportscaster wife, Alexa Datt.
He interviewed New York Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio in a 2014 episode of the Hot 97 Morning Show.