Tim Westwood leaves BBC Radio 1 to join Choice FM

In Hip Hop by Nick Russell

Tim Westwood leaves BBC Radio 1 to join Choice FM

After 20 years of repping hip hop on the UK’s biggest radio platform Tim Westwood last night (Saturday 14th) played his last radio show on the BBC, as part of planned schedule changes.

What ever your thoughts or opinions on the 55 year old radio personality he’s undoubtedly changed the face of hip hop culture in the UK, with countless legendary interviews and freestyles with everyone who’s anyone in US and UK hip hop, as well as a whole load of up-and-comers throughout his time pushing the underground hip hop and grime sounds.

He’s set to join London’s Choice FM, and he’s not even taking a week off, as his show launches this Saturday 21st September from 9-11pm! Here’s his two announcements

 

If you haven’t done yet, check his video channel!