DJ Funkmaster Flex Accused Of Allegedly Accepting Kickbacks From Advertisers

Tiffany Brockworth |

A white radio executive ‘who previously worked at Hot97 made some shocking allegations about DJ Funkmaster Flex.

Stanley Pillman III, the former VP of digital operations at Hot 97, is suing the radio station. He says he was fired after he reported Flex for allegedly accepting kickbacks from advertisers.

Pillman alleges he was told that he was “too white” for the job at his firing.

“At this meeting Mr. Lindsay stated that there was a feeling around the office that [Pillman] did not know anything about hip-hop and needed to listen to the… station…As the conversation continued, Pillman finally inquired, ‘Are you trying to say I am too white for the job?’ to which Mr. Lindsay replied, ‘Yes.’ Mr. Lindsay also stated that Pillman was a minority at this job,” the lawsuit reads.

Pillman wants his job back. Additionally he is asking for back pay, compensatory damages for emotional harm, punitive damages, and attorney’s fees.

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