Ms. Pat, comedienne, the star of her own BET shows “Ms. Pat Settles It” and “The Ms. Pat Show” (which begins shooting Season 4 next week in Atlanta), and one of the funniest people in the world, has announced that she is leaving V-103 (WVEE-FM) and The Big Tigger Morning Show. Also departing the station is the show's other co-host Shamea Morton. Full Story>>
iHeartMedia announced today that it has extended its contract with Ryan Seacrest, the nationally-celebrated media and entertainment entrepreneur, radio personality, television host and producer, and philanthropist. The contract now runs through December 31, 2027, extending the successful partnership... Read more>>
ESPN and TNT today announced it will collaborate on game and studio coverage for the Inaugural NBA In-Season Tournament Semifinals on Thursday, December 7. ESPN and TNT will each air one semifinal game, live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. Full Story>>
Charlamagne Tha God appeared on the Rap Radar podcast recently and touched on a number of topics including his week-long stint as host on The Daily Show, his work outside of the Breakfast Club with the Black Effect Podcast network, and his varied opinions on Drake. “Everything I said about the music, early on, was true. I always felt like that about the music. I’m like ‘yo, why try to be the next Chris Brown or Miguel when you could be the next Jay-Z?’ Read more>>
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ESPN and TNT today announced it will collaborate on game and studio coverage for the Inaugural NBA In-Season Tournament Semifinals on Thursday, December 7. ESPN and TNT will each air one semifinal game, live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. Read more>>
Beasley Media Group announces KISS 95.1 WNKS, Power 98 WPEG, Country 1037 WSOC, V 101. WBAV and WKQC, Christmas K 104.7 will host a 13-hour radio-thon benefiting five local organizations. Read more>>
Bonneville Denver is excited to announce the hire of Amanda Brown as the Program Director of Denver Sports 104.3 The Fan. Brown was previously with ESPN for the last 20 years, most recently as the Program Director of ESPNLA 710. Read more>>
"Foxy 106.9" will launch on December 1 on K295CQ St. Louis/KXBS-HD3 Bethalto IL in the St. Louis metro area.
Former hosts at Magic 108 KMJM-FM Tammie Holland and WFUN-FM's Sinita Wells are reportedly on-air hires.
The Will Smith-hosted podcast looks back at 1988, arguably hip-hop's most important year.
Episode 1 features Will Smith,
DJ Jazzy Jeff, and others reminiscing on The Battle for World Supremacy, and the beginnings of DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince, including recording their first album for Jive Records in London and hip-hop's explosion into pop culture.
An anonymous employee at SI told Futurism magazine the following: "There's a lot [of AI profiles]. I was like, what are they? This is ridiculous. .. At the bottom [of the page] there would be a photo of a person and some fake description of them like, 'oh, John lives in Houston, Texas. He loves yard games and hanging out with his dog, Sam.' Stuff like that. It's just crazy."
“Everything I said about the music, early on, was true. I always felt like that about the music. I’m like ‘yo, why try to be the next Chris Brown or Miguel when you could be the next Jay-Z?’ I always felt like he was that good of a rapper.” -interview with Elliott Wilson and Brian “B. Dot” Miller of The Rap Radar podcast Read more>>
92Q launches The QuickSilva Morning Show with Porkchop and Chey Parker. The station made the move to retire The AM Clique which allows Radio One Baltimore Operations Manager, (The Urban Informer) Vernon ‘Kels’ Kelson to step away from the microphone. Read more>>
iHeartMedia Miami announced the debut of the new Magic 93.9, Tus Favoritas de Siempre, effective immediately. Magic 93.9 brings a unique blend of of English-language music from the ‘80s and ‘90s with Spanish-language on air personalities. Read more>>
iHeartMedia's 106.7 Lite FM New York's Christmas Station, will host the sixth annual "Hope for the Holidays" radiothon to benefit Hassenfeld Children's Hospital. On Thursday, December 14 from 6am-8pm, 106.7 Lite FM will host a live broadcast encouraging listeners to donate in support of the hospital and children undergoing treatment.
"They on Prime’s a**. When you make a spectacle and have success that is not authorized by the establishment they will go for the tear down as soon as they see an opportunity."
Coach Deion Sanders' Colorado Buffaloes loses their 2025 & 2024 QB recruits in back to back days.
"The value of Black media now is more relevant and more necessary than ever." Tavis Smiley on The Power and Possibility of Black Media, a conversation at WURD's 20th anniversary celebration.