RADIO News

 
  • Cover of Iggy Azalea Responds To Funkmaster Flex Calling Her Record "Trash" On Air
    Iggy Azalea is a divisive artist. So divisive, that one radio host was compelled to express his distaste for her record, after playing it on air. That DJ was Funkmaster Flex.
  • Cover of Talib Kweli Says New York Radio Doesn't Support NY Artists
     Weeks after Trinidad James bashed New York's radio stations for not playing enough local artists, Brooklyn rap veteran Talib Kweli decided to back James' comments and say the same thing.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Discusses Nelson Mandela's Legacy, Ja Rule, New Music & More
    In a Shade 45 interview with DJ Whoo Kid this morning, 50 Cent discussed Nelson Mandela's legacy, Ja Rule, his latest projects and much more. During a G-Unit tour of Africa in 2008, 50 visited Mandela in Johannesburg, South Africa, an experience he describes as "amazing" and enlightening. 
  • Cover of J. Cole Explains How Macklemore's "Thrift Shop" Single Helps His Own Single "Crooked Smile"
    J. Cole's Born Sinner album is doing consistently well on the charts, and he's looking to have the same success with his single "Crooked Smile." While it may not be a traditional single in terms of content for radio and pop standards, the rapper is nonetheless hoping it will get a lot of airplay at Pop radio stations.
  • Cover of Tim Westwood To Be Replaced On BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra
    Tim Westwood has been providing hip-hop to Great Britain through BBC Radio 1 for almost twenty years now. He's been key in introducing UK audiences to American hip-hop stars, with a long list of 'Tim Westwood Freestyles' under his belt.
  • Cover of Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" Breaks Record For Highest Radio Audience
    If you've had a hard time escaping "Blurred Lines," you're not alone-- the numbers support it. This week Robin Thicke's Pharrell and T.I.-assisted smash broke the record for the highest radio audience of all time.
  • Cover of Nick Cannon Planning To Revive T.V. Show "Wild N Out"
    Nick Cannon is planning to get back to his multi-talented roots, with work on film, T.V., and an album. The T.V. work includes reviving his show "Wild N Out," but, in order to do so, Nick has to let go of his "Cannon's Countdown" radio show.
  • Cover of Rocko Clarifies That Rick Ross Is Still On "U.O.E.N.O," There Will Be Multiple Versions
    The controversy surrounding Rocko's "U.O.E.N.O." seems to be subsiding, with Rick Ross getting dropped from Reebok and Rocko releasing a new remix to the song without the MMG Bawse. Rocko had previously said in an interview with Hot 97 that he was taking Rick Ross off the song to make it more radio friendly.
  • Cover of DJ Whoo Kid Speaks On Arrest
    Photos floated around the internet yesterday of radio personality DJ Whoo Kid being apprehended and put in handcuffs by police.  Freshly out of jail, the always hilarious Whoo Kid, gave an interview on Sirius XM and revealed why he was arrested.  Turns out,
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