With support from family, friends and professionals, Zane was able to move forward. According to Zane, he was suspended after making comments about the Delta Plex and its owner and fired about a week later.
He said he was no stranger to "being in the weeds" after upsetting people on the radio.
The Free Beer & Hot Wings Show began full syndication in 2004 with the addition of WGRD in Grand Rapids, MI.
This led to a job working for a number of years at 105.7 The Hawk, which is where his paths crossed with the Free Beer and Hot Wings show.
The star, who first became known on I Love New York in 2007, said that he checked himself into the hospital in March 2013 after a medicine from the last doctor he saw made him lose thirty pounds from diarrhea.
While Mr Givens and his brother Kamal 'Chance' Givens first made their television splash by being bad boys who rode around on motorcycles, the cancer patient had become a family man in his final years.
At that time, they moved on to WBON in Knoxville, TN.
In June of 2002, The Show moved to New Jersey, where they were simulcast on WTHK in Trenton and WCHR on the Jersey Shore.