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Today on The Morning DROP we had Jessie from Inside Out Youth Services call in today for a Therapy Tuesday session regarding the tragedy in Colorado Springs at Club Q. About Jessie: Jessie is a queer activist, poet, and community organizer committed to the liberation of LGBTIA2+ young people. She is charged with mobilizing resources, [...]
If you'd like to share a message of support and or share your thoughts regarding the tragedy in Colorado Springs at Club Q, our sister station, Rocky Mountain PBS is aiming to create a safe space for you to do so. We are here for you. Click here to submit your response here

Youth on Record has announced the official Underground Music Showcase (UMS) pocast called “Underground at the Showcase” is now available on ALL major streaming platforms! The podcast has 14 episodes and includes interviews with UMS performers from the previous summer. The show was produced by five youth interns from Youth on Record. Giving people the […]

Happy Tanks-giving from THE DROP 104.7! Tune in this Monday for your chance to win a $50 dollar gift card to fill up your tank! That’s right, as you make your way to and from visiting all your family & friends to enjoy Thanksgiving together (and fill up on all the great food), we wanted [...]
This coming February, the Grammy Awards will happen on Sunday night February 5th, where Beyoncé and Jay-Z are tied for the most nominations of all time! Queen B also takes the lead for most nominations, with 9 for 2023 and Kendrick Lamar follows right behind with 8. Here is a list of nominees for the [...]
Be a part of CO’s largest day of giving on Tuesday, Dec. 6 and #GiveWhereYouLive” You can support THE DROP 104.7 by donating TODAY! CLICK HERE TO DONATE! Want more music news, updates and more? Subscribe to THE SAMPLE, our E-Newsletter in your inbox every other Thursday!
Yeah...y'all heard that right! Many fans have been begging Rihanna for new music for what seems like years now. Many fans were excited to hear the news about Rihanna playing this year's Super Bowl Show, and now new music from Rhi Rhi?! She had said that her playing the Super Bowl doesn't relate to this [...]
Colorado Gives Day on December 6, is a statewide movement to strengthen the nonprofits in our community. You can support THE DROP 104.7 early by donating TODAY! Make a greater impact with your donation and give KUVO a larger chance at the $1.6 million incentive fund! Be a part of Colorado’s largest day of giving, [...]
@zoekimkenealy #greenscreen crying makeup look tutorial 😅 Can I go as a crying person for Halloween or is that not a thing #cryingmakeup #tearmakeup #cryingeyes #makeupforhalloween ♬ Show Me How (Album V) - Men I Trust Do you kinda like the way you look when you cry? Well, it looks like several people on Tik [...]
It's our 3rd Annual Food Drive! We've partnered again with SONIC to help give food to our communities. Visit a participating SONIC location anytime November 7th - 19th, 2022 to donate non-perishable food items to benefit Denver Inner City Parish. Denver Inner City Parish supports individuals and families in our community, empowering them to break the [...]

Denver Basic Income Project is accepting applications now through November 3 at 5pm. The Denver Basic Income Project serves unhoused people by providing direct cash payments in an effort to encourage a healthier society centered around human thriving. Their goal is to learn which approach has the greatest impact on stable housing, overall well being, […]

It's that time again to remember to DROP your ballot and VOTE! General Election Day is November 8, 2022. Click HERE to view the full election calendar. Our sister station, Rocky Mountain PBS will be providing election results once they are made public (starting when polls close at 7 p.m. on November 8), visit rmpbs.org/2022-midterms [...]
On Tuesday, October 11, THE DROP 104.7 partnered with our own Rocky Mountain PBS, our sister station KUVO JAZZ 89.3 and our partner, the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver to host a community screening of Episode 2 of the PBS series "Making Black America: Through the Grapevine". Following the screening, we held a conversation to [...]
THE DROP 104.7  is proud to announce a media partnership with The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver)  in support of MCA Denver’s current exhibition, The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture, and the Sonic Impulse, on view until February 5, 2023. Each month MCA Denver and THE DROP 104.7 will partner to offer [...]
What: Making Black America: Through the Grapevine When: Tuesday, October 11, 6-8 pm Where: Buell Public Media Center, 2101 Arapahoe St., Denver, CO Rocky Mountain PBS partners with THE DROP 104.7, KUVO JAZZ 89.3, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver to present a screening of Episode 2 of the PBS series Making Black America: [...]

THE DROP 104.7 and KUVO JAZZ 89.3 are all about supporting our incredible local music community! Last Friday, KUVO JAZZ 89.3 and 104.7 THE DROP welcomed international recording artist and American Idol Alumna, SUCH, to the Masterpiece Theatre at the Buell Public Media Center for an exclusive debut of her latest music video and a […]

SUCH "I Can't Stop Loving You" Official Music Video This beautiful cover of "I Can't Stop Loving You" is sprinkled with some "Such sauce"! Check out the music video below!
You’re Invited! KUVO JAZZ 89.3 and 104.7 THE DROP are proud to welcome international recording artist and American Idol Alumn, SUCH, to the Masterpiece Theatre at the Buell Media Center for the exclusive debut of her latest music video complimented with a live performance with her band. Join us Friday, September 30, at 7 pm [...]
Last year's Superbowl Halftime Show was a hip-hop lover's dream! Now for our Rihanna stans, it's time for Rihanna to "Take a Bow" on the Superbowl Halftime Show stage! It's officially announced that Rihanna will perform in the Superbowl LVII Halftime Show! While many of us were hoping the breaking news on Rihanna was a [...]
Morning DROP hosts Amerykah Jones and Sugabear on-air got the chance to interview Comedian Corey Holcomb! Check out the interview below: https://www.thedrop303.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/COREY-HOLCOLMB-INTERVIEW-PT-1.mp3 https://www.thedrop303.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/COREY-HOLCOMB-INTERVIEW-PT-2.mp3 More about Corey Holcomb: Going from hanging in the hood to performing comedy on Jay Leno’s “Tonight Show,” not to mention the privilege of afterward being invited to take a seat on [...]
THE DROP 104.7 DROPped by The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) for the opening of The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture, and the Sonic Impulse. This exhibit is nationally acclaimed and we are very excited they have brought it to the Mountain West! This exhibit was absolutely incredible, we are partnering with MCA [...]
Morning DROP hosts Amerykah Jones and Sugabear on-air got the chance to interview Michael Yo before his show at Comedy Works last week! We talked about what he is working on right now, his approach to comedy and more! Jo Koy who is my mentor always told me, what's great about comedy is it's the [...]
Credit: PolyphonicaUK Mahalia took a moment from her busy schedule to call us from London to talk to our very own Amerykah Jones and Sugabear from the Morning DROP. Check out what she had to say. https://www.thedrop303.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Mahalia-Interview-09-12-22-SEG-1.wav https://www.thedrop303.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Mahalia-Interview-09-12-22-SEG-2-1.wav https://www.thedrop303.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Mahalia-Interview-09-12-22-SEG-3.wav More about Mahalia:  It’s hard to believe that an artist with an output and reputation as [...]
Queen Elizabeth II, has passed away at the age of 96. She was the longest-serving British monarch in history - reigning for over 70 years. Queen Elizabeth II was born on April 26, 1926. Many have reacted to this news on social media, including music artists such as, Nicki Minaj, Eve, Janet Jackson and more. [...]
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If you are a Colorado Native or have lived here for a while, you may have seen a Rocky's Auto Commercial at some point. After 40 years of funny commercials and car sales, the dealership announced that its doors are closing. We sure will miss the quirky commercials! Lowkey a little sad. Want more music [...]
THE DROP 104.7 was part of this year's A Taste of Colorado! In addition to all the tasty food and drink options, THE DROP had its own stage this year and brought that #LocalLove to A Taste of Colorado! Local independent artists Knwlxdge, Kid Astronaut and Adiell Mitchell brought all the vibes to THE DROP's [...]
Happy Birthday to the Queen Bee, the legend, Beyoncé! To celebrate her Birthday, let's take a look over the years and reminisce: 1989 - Beyoncé performing at The Sammy Awards in Houston, TX: 1997 - Beyoncé giving advice and talks about her plans for the future: 1999 - Beyoncé in a Destiny's Child interview: 2000 [...]
Sunday night's Video Music Awards was full of iconic performances, awards and more. When accepting the Video Vanguard Award, also known Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, Nicki Minaj shined a light on taking mental health seriously. "I wish that people understood what they meant and what they were going through. I wish people took mental [...]
The Denver Broncos regular season kicks off on Monday, September 12th! Broncos Regular Season Schedule:  Monday, Sept. 12 @6:15pm MST | Seahawks vs. Broncos  Sunday, Sept. 18 @2:25 pm MST | Broncos vs. Houston Texans Sunday, Sept. 25. @6:20 pm MST | Broncos vs. San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Oct. 2. @2:25 pm MST | Las [...]
DAMN. What a good time! Maybe it's just inside his DNA but Kendrick put on a legendary show on his The Big Steppers Tour in the Mile-High City! Congrats to our lucky winner who scored a pair of suite tickets to the concert! We hope you were in your ELEMENT. You don't need money trees [...]
Source: www.thatgrapejuice.net Congrats to Nicki Minaj for making HERstory (History)! Nicki Minaj's new song "Super Freaky Girl" debuted at #1, becoming the first song by a Female solo rapper since Lauryn Hill did it with “Doo Wop (That Thing)” in 1988! Unique made it his 4/20 Joint of the Day in celebration. In the 64-year [...]
In celebration of National Radio Day, let's talk about Denver's Soul Radio Station, KDKO. On April 1st, 1967, KDKO, a brand-new radio station in the Denver area debuted. Their slogan was "SOUL POWER!" This was the first station in Colorado to serve the Black community. When the radio station debuted, it was a big hit [...]
Next time you are in Atlanta, be sure to visit this small brick building two blocks away from the King Center! That small brick building has some radio history. It is the home of the first Black-owned radio station in the United States that was called WERD. alchetron.com In celebration of National Radio Day, let's [...]
Girl Scouts of the USA announced a new cookie called Raspberry Rally for their 2023 cookie season! We're getting hungry just thinking about it...especially Amerykah Jones #SweetTooth. It will be the first Girl Scout Cookie only available for online orders and home delivery starting in 2023. They described the cookie as: The thin, crispy cookie [...]
Do you remember ripping CDs? Or having an entire encyclopedia-sized CD case in your car? When you couldn't stream a song so you had to buy the entire CD or make a mix CD? The CD skipping because it got scratched? Anyway, enough reminiscing... The Compact Disc turns 40 years old today, feel old yet? [...]
August 15, 2022, would have been Nipsey Hussle's 37th Birthday. The late artist will be honored on Monday, August 15 with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Nipsey Hussle passed away on March 31, 2019. His service took place on April 12, 2019, when he was honored by thousands including other musicians such [...]
Where hip-hop began! August 11, 1973  DJ Kool Herc threw a “Back To School Jam”. DJ Kool Herc was just 18 at the time and he was throwing a party for his sister Cindy in the South Bronx. Little did Herc know he was about to change the course of music history. This is also [...]
THE DROP 104.7 was proud to support and partner again with the Cigar Lordz Organization for this year’s 4th Annual, Aurora Day Backpack Giveaway. Amerykah Jones and Unique helped hand out over 1,000 backpacks, and hung out with all the kids as they enjoyed face painting, food and fun, and even received free resources to ensure [...]
Today is National Book Lover's Day...well depending on when you read this of course. Do you read books? If you listen to THE DROP, we'll guess you probably like hip-hop. Wild guess, we know! Anyway enough playin'...have you read any of these hip-hop autobiographies? 50 Cent, ‘From Pieces to Weight: Once Upon a Time in [...]
National Vinyl Record Day is coming up on August 12th and according to a study done by Provape based on Google Searches, Colorado loves vinyl records more than any other state! There has been a big boom in the past few years in vinyl record sales, talk about a throwback! Colorado is also home to [...]
Balenciaga 360° Winter 2022 Show First the destroyed sneakers...now this? This Fall, Balenciaga plans on dropping their latest "luxury bag" inspired by yes...you guessed it an actual trash bag. Can you imagine accidentally mixing these up on trash day? The only difference between your kitchen trash bag and the trash bag inspired Balenciaga bag is [...]
A Quick Guide to goal setting: Goals not only help us improve a specific area of our life, but they can also keep us hopeful for our future. When somebody asks, "What are your goals?" or "What do you want your life to look like in ___ years?" it can either be exciting or intimidating. [...]
The Broncos pre-season kicks off on Saturday, August 13th, with our new quarterback, Russell Wilson! Broncos Pre-Season Schedule:  Saturday, Aug. 13 @7pm MST - Broncos v. Dallas Cowboys (Home game) Saturday, Aug. 20 @11am MST - Bills v. Broncos (Away game) Saturday, Aug. 27 @7pm MST - Broncos v. Vikings (Home game) Where to watch:  [...]
There's new Selena music dropping on Friday! I remember when I was introduced to Selena, she had this unexplainable energy to her, not just in her recordings, but also in her performances. I felt particularly connected to her because, I too, was a Latina woman that did not know Spanish. In my opinion, she was [...]
Small business owners, we have GREAT news for you. Denver Economic Development & Opportunity (DEDO) in partnership with Mile High United Way has opened up their second round of funding for small business grants and tech assistance. Many small businesses faced hardships due to the pandemic, so the purpose of these grants will be to [...]
Local Denver Rapper, Knwlxdge dropped a new song called "No Rush" and was featured in Boom Bap Nation! He talked about his artistry, his writing process and even gave a shout out to us for playing his music. We're all about that #LocalLove The song gets a lot of play in Denver on station 104.7 [...]
It's been a year now since we lost The 'Clown Prince of Hip Hop', Biz Markie. He passed away on July 16, 2021 at 57 years old.  "Biz created a legacy of artistry that will forever be celebrated by his industry peers and his beloved fans whose lives he was able to touch through music, [...]
Did you know that Tik Tok is the most downloaded app worldwide? TikTok has been an ever-increasing social media platform that's allowed people to showcase their talents and reach thousands, and sometimes millions of people! Some have the misconception that TikTok is just for dance trends and weird audios, while that's part of it, Tik [...]

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