Following Joe Budden’s departure in December, Complex has officially unveiled the new co-host of their series, Everyday Struggle. Veteran radio broadcaster Troi “Star” Torain will replace Budden for Season 2.
Complex made the announcement on social media.
Everyday Struggle officially returns today! @neweryork and @IamAkademiks are kicking things off by welcoming our new co-host Star (@troitorain) to The Struggle. https://t.co/7qJeStpCd4 pic.twitter.com/GTd8YX4gwg
— Everyday Struggle (@EverydayStrugg) January 22, 2018
Torain, better known as Star, made a name for himself on New York radio waves, where his career was marred by controversy. In 2001, a petition was made to fire Star from the station, after he made comments ridiculing deceased R&B singer Aliyah after her death. Then in 2006, he was fired from his position on Power 105 for threatening to sexually assault DJ Envy’s 4-year-old child and making racial slurs against his rival’s wife on the air.
Check out Star’s first appearance on the new episode of Everyday Struggle below: