MCNY Celebrates the achievements of  TT Torrez BBA’21.

“I’ve always pushed the envelope for Women of Color!”
TT Torrez to D’Shonda Brown in her ESSENCE Magazine interview.

August 2021 – ESSENCE Magazine interview by D’Shonda Brown

You can’t think about Hot 97 without thinking about TT Torrez. The Bronx-bred industry professional was first introduced to the radio during her freshman year of college and later started her journey at New York City’s number one urban music station in October 2014. Torrez has been pushing the envelope, exemplifying hard work, and climbed the ladder as a well-respected multimedia personality and music director for Hot 97. Now, she has been appointed with the well-deserved title of Vice President of Artist and Label Relations, making her the first woman of color to hold this position at Hot 97.

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Read more of TT Torrez’s journey before and after achieving her degree in her alumni profile.