Power 99 FM, Philadelphia’s Hip Hop and R&B radio station kicks off the first of three of its annual Peace on the Street Jams, a series of antiviolence live events and activities designed to promote peace and provide communities with the necessary resources to prevent violence. The event will include live music, spoken word and resource tables from community based organizations and is presented by Live Nation, driven by J&S Mitsubishi and powered by Community College of Philadelphia, Forman Mills, Commonwealth Charter Academy, Readby4th and Mike and Ike.
Power 99’s first Peace on the Street event will take place at Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing on Thursday June 13th from 6-8 p.m. and will feature Calboy, LightskinKeisha and DJ Diamond Kuts and Friends.
“Philadelphia is experiencing a sharp spike in gun related deaths. There’s never been a better time to promote the message of Peace on our Streets than now. Power 99 helps give voice to those who are working hard to end the cycle of violence impacting our communities,” said Loraine Ballard Morrill, Director of News and Community Affairs for iHeartMedia Philadelphia. “Power 99 is working closely with community based organizations to help make our neighborhoods safer.”
Calboy is a Social media personality and musician from Chicago, whose lifestyle and behind-the-scenes photos have earned him an impressive 600k followers on Instagram. His 2019 music video for “Envy Me” is sitting at 88 million YouTube views, and is currently the #9 song on the Mediabase Urban charts.
LightSkinKeisha is an artist currently signed with LA Reid’s Hitco Entertainment group. Her debut single, ‘Ride Good’ was a Top 10 smash, and her current release, ‘Believe Dat’ is flying up the charts after just 4 weeks. Keisha hails from Atlanta, and has a staggering 989k followers on Instagram with her YouTube channel attracting another 51k subscribers.
DJ Diamond Kuts is one of the most in demand DJ’s in the country and is a popular Power 99 on-air personality. Her daily mix shows are among the highest rated on the station, and Diamond will bring both local and national surprise guests to perform during her set. In addition, Power 99 on-air personality and mixer DJ RL will spin the music for the afternoon.
Admission to Peace on the Street is free. To learn more about Power 99 FM’S Peace on the Street, visit www.power99.com and follow the station on twitter @Power99Philly. Fans can listen to Power 99 FM, via the station’s website Power 99.com, as well as on iHeartRadio.com and the iHeartRadio mobile app, iHeartMedia’s all-in-one music streaming and digital radio service.
There will be 2 more Peace on the Streets Jams, one in July and one in August at locations to be announced at a later date.
Peace on the Street is just one example of Power 99’s dedication to the Philadelphia community. In 2015, Power 99 became the first radio station in the nation to receive six National Association of Broadcasters Crystal Radio Awards – one of the industry’s highest honors for community service.
iHeartMedia is the leading media outlet in the Philadelphia market with multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; live events; data; and its digital businesses and platforms, including mobile, social and its own iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s free all-in-one digital music, podcasting and live streaming radio service – with more than 2 billion app downloads and 125 million registered users.