Birth Name: Peter Elliot Rosenberg
Place of Birth: Chevy Chase, Maryland
Date of Birth: July 23, 1979
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Peter Rosenberg is an American television show host and radio personality, on Hot 97. He is the co-host of Ebro in the Morning, along side Ebro Darden. He had an upper middle class Jewish upbringing, and was introduced to hip hop through his older brother. Peter started his own underground hip hop radio show in the University of Maryland towards the end of the “Golden Age” of hip hop. From there, he hosted shows at different stations around the D.C. area.
Peter’s mother was born in a German displaced persons camp, and moved with her family to America. Peter has said that he is not very religious, but that his ethnic background has often come up throughout his career, being one of the few Jewish personalities in the hip hop industry. He has said:
I know that I’m proud of being Jewish. I enjoy being one of the torchbearers in hip-hop. It’s a big part of who I am.
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