angie martinez

DJ from Gotham's Hot 97 to develop reality projects with the shingle

Unscripted shingle 44 Blue Prods. has inked a deal with radio honcho Angie Martinez to develop projects for TV in association with Principato-Young Entertainment.

Martinez, known as “The Voice of New York,” has established herself as a top radio personality, particularly in the hip hop world. She currently hosts “The Angie Martinez Show” on Gotham’s Hot 97 and has seen success in acting and music as well.

44 Blue chiefs Rasha and Stephanie Drachkovitch said they were drawn to Martinez because of her to connect with young auds and her personal experience. 44 Blue is best known for unscripted fare like MSNBC’s “Lockup” and OWN’s “Married to the Army.”

“Angie has an amazing story, working her way to the top in a tough, male-dominated business to become a major influencer in pop culture,” said Stephanie Drachkovitch. “She’s also a single mom with a unique perspective on family, dating and work, and she’s passionate about bringing her experience as a young, modern Latino woman to television.”

Rasha Drachkovitch added: ” ‘The Angie Martinez Show’ is a New York institution, and we’re excited to introduce her to audiences nationwide in a format that extends her brand and showcases her expertise in music, pop culture, style, fashion and food.”

44 Blue Prods. is repped by WME. Martinez is repped by Principato-Young Entertainment.

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