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Rocsi Diaz
Born Raquel Roxanne Diaz
November 17, 1983 (age 26)
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Other name(s) Lady of 106; Rocsi
Occupation Host of 106 & Park ,radio personality
Years active 2006–present
Official website

Raquel Roxanne Diaz (born 17 November 1983 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras) is from Chile, better known by her stage name Rocsi, is an American Host of 106 & Park television personality.

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Biography

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Early life and career

Diaz was born in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, but moved with her family to New Orleans, Louisiana. Rocsi announced on 106 & Park on July 30th, 2009, that she suffered from anorexia during her years in middle school & high school due to her love for cheerleading. She graduated from West Jefferson High School in Harvey, Louisiana.[1] She was later a DJ on a Boston radio station. She moved in 2004 to Chicago, IL. when she was hired as midday-hour DJ at Chicago radio station Power 92 WPWX-FM.[2][3]

Television

After BET personalities Big Tigger and Julissa Bermudez were replaced on July 10, 2006, Rocsi won the role of co-host of BET’s 106 & Park along with Terrence J.[4] The show can be seen in over 85 million homes in the U.S, United Kingdom, Canada, Africa, Caribbean, and Japan.[5] For the debut in Japan, she and co-host Terrence J taped footage there, and appeared on MTV Video Music Awards Japan.[6]

References

  1. ^ MacCash, Doug. "Back in town: Rocsi Diaz comes home to tape her hit BET show '106 & Park'", The Times-Picayune, 2007-07-06, p. 12.
  2. ^ Kostanczuk, Bob (October 22, 2004). "Rocsi and Donnie offer Latin edge at 'Power' radio", Post-Tribune, p. D1.
  3. ^ Thompson, Philip (December 27, 2005). "Rocsi making a name for herself: Chicago DJ to join BET's on-air lineup", Chicago Tribune, p. 28.
  4. ^ "BET happy with new co-hosts Rocsi and Terrence J", Black Press Magazine, 2007-03-16. Retrieved on 2008-08-06.
  5. ^ Coleman, Chrisena. "The Hottest 'Nerd' on TV: Star from Queens Seen by Millions Around the World", New York Daily News, 2008-04-15.
  6. ^ Yourse, Robyn-Denise. "Tuning in to TV...", Washington Times, 2007-06-12, p. B6.

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