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Station drops Tom Joyner Morning Show

Reach Media has been in the news quite a bit lately.  Milwaukee’s WJMR FM (98.3) has decided to drop  the TJMS.  This is the second time in three years.  Andrea Williams, a local vet host, will replace the show with…

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Claudia Jordan Fired from Rickey Smiley Show

Claudia Jordan has been fired from two major gigs in a month.  Unfortunately, this can’t be good news.  Nevertheless, Atlanta is not for everyone and it appears within her statement that she is planning on relocating.  It was announced recently…

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Pirate Radio Station Plays Nonstop Geto Boys Unedited

The radio just got a whole lot more interesting in West Price Hill, Ohio. Tuesday night, June 30, and Wednesday afternoon, July 1, someone hijacked the frequency of the FM station 87.9 and played the unedited versions of the Geto…

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Quick News: Christon Gray, RAB, KRNB, CBS radio

FO YO SOUL RECORDINGS/RCA SIGNS CELEBRATED CHRISTIAN HIP HOP AND R&B ARTIST CHRISTON GRAY New Album Slated for Release in Fall 2015 – Fo Yo Soul Recordings/RCA, a joint venture between gospel music icon Kirk Franklin and RCA Records, is proud…

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Lupe Fiasco Pens Open Letter – Dear White Supremacy

Open letters have become a way for artists, people, and society to express their true feelings about various subjects. If you haven’t already read it, we just reported that Taylor Swift penned an open letter addressing Apple Music. In the…

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Black Girl Fired from Zoo for “Racist” Statement on FaceBook?

This girl stated on her FaceBook page that she was “at work serving these rude ass white people.” News 4 in LA titled the story “Zoo Employee’s “Extremely Racist” Facebook Post Sparks Outrage.”  Is calling someone “white” racist? Is calling…

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Hot 97 and Power 106 Come Together to Create Powerful APP

Two of the most powerful brands in hip hop, Hot97 and Power 106, have joined forces to launch a new mobile app, Where Hip Hop Lives, a must-have for true Hip Hop fans. Where Hip Hop Lives aggregates music, news…

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INSANE CLOWN POSSE IN-STORE TOUR ABRUPTLY CANCELLED

Insane Clown Posse (ICP) was forced to announce the cancelation of remaining dates on their nationwide “The Marvelous Missing Link’s Traveling In-Store Insanity Tour” due to legal issues. ICP, one of the best-selling independent groups of all time, kicked off…

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Radio Personality Ty Wansley Passes Away

Radio Facts is sad to report the passing of radio personality, Ty Wansley. The very popular Mr. Wansley was a former St. Louis resident and staple in the STL radio community. He later transitioned to Chicago where he spent 35…

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Play.it Network Adds A Few New Podcasts

CBS RADIO and CBS Local Digital Media announced the addition of new Podcasts to its Play.it® podcast network including podcasts from SHOWTIME Boxing Commentator Paulie Malignaggi, ELLE Style Correspondent Alia Ahmed-Yahia, and five-time TED.com speaker Julian Treasure. Launched in January,…