Photo: Diggzy/Shutterstock According to TMZ, Rihanna and A$AP Rocky are officially parents to a baby boy! The couple announced the pregnancy with a photo shoot of both expecting parents at the end of January 2022. She kept her pregnancy a secret for a while beforehand, she had expressed to the publication E! that it was [...]
Remembering Lil Keed Rapper Lil Keed passed away on Friday, May 13 at 24 years old according to several social media posts, including a tweet from his record label, YSL and Lil Keed's little brother Lil Gotit. A member of our family is gone. Lil Keed was one of the most genuine and heartfelt human [...]
Credit: oklama.com/master The highly anticipated new Kendrick Lamar album 'Mr Morale & The Big Steppers' has officially been released on all platforms. The album dropped at midnight on May 13, 2022 and many are taking to the internet to express their feelings about the new album. According to NY Times, this will be the last album [...]
THE DROP 104.7's 2nd Annual Block Party goes down on June 10th, 2022! Unique announced all the independent artists that will be taking the stage before Busta Rhymes! You know THE DROP is all about that #LocalLove so we had to have some of our amazing local independent artists perform for the 2nd Annual Block [...]
Kendrick dropped a new music video for his song 'The Heart Part 5'. It featured 'Deepfakes' of well-known people such as: Kanye West, OJ Simpson, Jussie Smollett, Kobe Bryant and Nipsey Hussle. Many fans are talking about the verse that many seem to think is from Nipsey Hussle's perspective. Many people talking about this heartfelt [...]
This week, our General Manager/Program Director,  Nikki and On-Air Host/APD, Unique, got on a plane and headed to Philly for the NON-COMMvention 2022/Urban Alternative Conference 2022. The Urban Alternative Conference 2022 was the first time that the first seven Urban-Alt stations were able to get together in person! Yes, Zoom is cool but meeting in [...]
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This year's theme is "Together for Mental Health" #Together4MH. On 104.7 THE DROP we have a special segment called "Therapy Thursdays". Once a month, we have a special guest Michelle R. Simmons, LPC. , CEO/Clinical Director of Michelle Simmons Counseling on the air with us. In an episode, Michelle talked [...]
It's 2004, you got your sweatband on, Mp3 player rocking 'Get Back' and waiting for 9pm to roll around so you can call your #1 on MySpace without being charged for minutes on your Razor phone. On April 27th, 2022 we dropped by Red Rocks to see Ludacris and Nelly (Fat Joe even showed up!) [...]
We gonna be alright because a new Kendrick album is set to release according to the press release on May 13, 2022! The first Pulitzer Prize-winning rapper, Kendrick Lamar got a lot of people hyped up today when speculation began about a potential new album after a Press Release was posted on his website: He also [...]
April 22nd, 2022 is Earth Day! Earth Day started in 1970 to support environmental protection and raise awareness. Now it is an 'Earth-Wide' event celebrated through events, education, and more! This year's Earth Day theme is 'Invest in Our Planet'  #InvestInOurPlanet Here are some ways you can celebrate Earth Day and help our planet: Turn off [...]
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We are celebrating our successes today! Over the weekend, a few of our radio hosts attended the CBA Awards (Colorado Broadcasters Association). "Representing broadcasters, both public and private, the association interacts with state and national officials and trade groups to further the business of broadcasting." We want to congratulate our very own Amerykah Jones and [...]
It's no secret that gasoline prices are high right now. During hard times nationwide, worldwide and even in smaller communities it's important that we help one another out and do our best to provide for people that truly need it. Here at THE DROP 104.7, we are The People's Station and strive to serve our [...]
Congrats to all the nominees and winners of the 2022 GRAMMY Awards!  The 2022 GRAMMY Awards took place on April 3rd, 2022 after being rescheduled. This was the 64th GRAMMY Awards! Here is a full list of  the Winners: Record of the Year: Leave The Door Open - Silk Sonic Album of the Year: We [...]
Welcome to the 2nd Annual 104.7 THE DROP Block Party featuring Busta Rhymes! Friday, June 10, 2022 Greek Amphitheater | Civic Center Park As summer begins to heat up, THE DROP 104.7 looks forward to sharing live music with our Colorado community. We are excited to have the opportunity to share live music with our [...]
Last Thursday, March 17th, Krayzie Bone from Bone Thugs-N-Harmony DROPP'd by our studio for Unique's 5 O'Clock Traffic Jam! They went down memory lane, reminiscing on some of the classic moments Bone Thugs-N-Harmony shared with the world. They also talked about Krayzie Bones’ future ventures and Unique hooked lucky listeners up with tickets to the [...]
“We have an opportunity to be able to share knowledge and information, and this just happens to be a place where we are really exploring what it means to be a public media station in this space.” Read more below: Urban Alternative station prepares to release audio NFTs in collaboration with emerging artists Are you [...]
Mary Eliza Church Terrell - American Civil Rights Activist, Women's Rights Activist, Co-Founder of NACW Mary Eliza Church Terrell was born in 1863 during a period of great change in the history of African Americans. In her lifetime she advocated for a wide range of causes—woman's suffrage, adult education, anti-segregation, anti-lynching, and women's employment. Church [...]
Maya Lin - Asian-American designer and sculptor Maya Ying Lin is an Asian-American designer and sculptor. In 1981, while an undergraduate at Yale University, she achieved national recognition when she won a national design competition for the planned Vietnam Memorial in Washington DC. Maya Lin was born in Athens, Ohio. Her parents emigrated from China [...]
Elizabeth Peratrovich - American Civil Rights Activist, President of Alaska Native Sisterhood, Tlingit Nation Member Elizabeth Wanamaker Peratrovich was an American civil rights activist, Grand President of the Alaska Native Sisterhood, and member of the Tlingit nation who worked for equality on behalf of Alaska Natives. Born a member of the Tlingit Nation, she was [...]
Rebecca Lobo - Women's Basketball Hall of Fame  As team captain her senior year, Lobo led the University of Connecticut to a perfect season in 1995. The Huskies were undefeated in 28 regular-season games and defeated Tennessee in the NCAA Championship that year to go 35-0.  For her outstanding performance in and out of the [...]
Gas prices are on the rise but we got you covered! We will keep this list updated:  As of 4:00 p.m. Wednesday 4/9, these are the 10 cheapest gas stops in Colorado for unleaded fuel, according to GasBuddy.com. Sam's Club - $3.54 7805 E 35th Ave Denver, CO 720-941-6180 Sam's Club - $3.59 880 S Abilene St [...]
Althea Gibson - International Tennis Player  History.com Born into a sharecropping family in South Carolina, Althea Gibson (1927–2003) spent most of her formative years in Harlem, New York, where she was first introduced to the game of tennis as a teenager. At age 20, Gibson won the first of 10 straight titles at the national [...]
Wilma Rudolph - Olympic Goldmedalist Eleven seconds flat—that’s how long it took for Wilma Rudolph (1940–1994) to streak to victory in the 100-meter sprint and claim Olympic gold at the 1960 Summer Games in Rome. Nicknamed “Skeeter,” the 20-year-old sprinter triumphed in the 200-meter sprint and the 4 x 100-meter relay as well, becoming the [...]
Denver Museum of Nature and Science Presents "Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs"  How were CDs packaged in Ancient Egypt?....Sphinx wrapped...(no they didn't have CDs HA!) We are excited to announce the Denver Museum of Nature and Science exhibit; "Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs". Be sure to tune in every Monday for Musem Mondays to win [...]
DROP of History behind Women's HERstory Month President Jimmy Carter signs document at the White House in Washington on Feb. 28, 1980, proclaiming March 2-8 "National Women's History Week." Barry Thumma—AP (courtesy of Time.com) Women’s History Month had its origins as a national celebration in 1981 when Congress passed Pub. L. 97-28 which authorized and [...]
This year's International Women's Day Theme is #BreaktheBias. To me, this means to break the bias of many things, breaking stereotypes of what women are supposed to be, how we should act how we should speak, speaking generally of course. I think for me personally, this hits deeper because I feel like I live my [...]
Nikki Swarn our General Manager and Program Director dropped by for a quick interview with Kathie J on Tuesday, February 15th on Local 3. She told the story of how THE DROP started from the streaming app, all the way up to celebrate the first Anniversary of our 104.7 signal.
Stagecoach Mary Fields – Wild West Badass and First Black Woman to Carry the Mail Born a slave in Hickman County, Tennessee around 1832, “Stagecoach” Mary Fields, also known as Black Mary, was a formidable figure in the Old West. She stood 6 feet tall and weighed about 200 lbs. She loved to smoke cigars, [...]
The Hon. Gary Jackson, Judge of the Denver County Court (ret.) In recognition of Black History Month, THE DROP and SettleUp is honoring Judge Gary Jackson of the Denver County bench. Judge Jackson grew up in Denver, attended George Washington High School in Denver, received a bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado in 1967 [...]
The Hon. Alfred C. Harrell, Judge of the Denver County court. Judge Harrell In recognition of Black History Month, THE DROP and SettleUp is honoring Judge Alfred C. Harrell of the Denver County Court. Judge Harrell was one of the first African American judges appointed to the courts in Colorado. Judge Harrell retired from full-time [...]
George Crum - The Inventor of the Potato Chip Every time a person crunches into a potato chip, he or she is enjoying the delicious taste of one of the world's most famous snacks–a treat that might not exist without the contribution of black inventor George Crum. The son of an African-American father and a [...]
Snoop Dogg is the new owner of Death Row Records Snoop Dogg officially owns Death Row Records, he acquired the iconic record company from the Blackstone-controlled company MNRK Music Group. We know the history of Death Row, and it makes a lot of sense that Snoop Dogg now owns it. Snoop Dogg started his career [...]
RIP Queen of Funk Betty Davis   New York Post Betty Davis (maiden name Mabry) has passed away at 77 years old. She created the space for women in music and changed it forever. She was the ex-wife of the late jazz musician, Miles Davis, but she didn't want to be in Miles Davis' shadow; [...]
Our partners at SettleUp are giving Colorado First Responders the VIP treatment for Valentine’s Day with a VIP package to see actor/singer ROTIMI live in concert Friday, February 11th  at Herman’s Hideaway, dinner, chocolates, and bottle service!  Nominate a special First Responder on all things social at SettleUp Auto.  You could make things a little [...]
Ronald S. Demon: Athletic Show Cushion Support Ronald S. Demon invented an athletic shoe whose cushion support automatically adjusts to suit not only the shape of the wearer's feet but also the manner in which the shoe is being used at any given time. While in high school, he bought a pair of the first [...]
Rotimi LIVE at Herman's Hideaway Herman’s Hideaway and THE DROP 104.7 want to give you the chance for a special Valentine’s experience with actor/singer ROTIMI live in concert Friday, February 11th.  Let us make your Valentine’s Day so sweet that you’ll fall in love! This giveaway is supported by SettleUp!
Introducing our new 2022 Studio Partner - SettleUp The DROP is proud to introduce you to our new Studio partner for 2022. We want to welcome SettleUp as an integral partner for the People's Station of Hip Hop and R&B. Helping us to expand our programming and reach into the state we call home. Settle [...]
Alexander Miles:  Improved Method for Opening and Closing Elevators Ever taken an elevator? You can thank Alexander Miles for his contributions to the open and close function of the elevator! Inventor and barber Alexander Miles, third from right, sat in the Duluth Chamber of Commerce office circa 1890. Alexander Miles, who contributed to the elevator [...]
JANET a two-part documentary on the tying back to the 40th Anniversary of her  self-titled debut album JANET is a new two-part documentary that encompasses many facets of Janet Jackson's life, including interviews, old clips, and more. The documentary premieres Friday, January 28, with the first episode of the two-part series airing on Lifetime. The [...]
The Culture Museum opened on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Weekend in Denver's 5 Points. This museum is celebrating moments in Black culture through an immersive art experience. Charlie Billingsley with her aunt and fellow artist Von Ross. Charlie Billingsley teamed up with her Aunt, Von Ross, to create a space where Black culture is [...]
The Call | Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show OFFICIAL TRAILER This year's Super Bowl Halftime Show has a SUPER STAR LINE UP!! The Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show Trailer has been released and it's LIT. Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, and Kendrick Lamar are featured in this trailer. This year's halftime [...]
Today would have been the 30th Birthday of rapper, Mac Miller. It's no question that he's made a lasting impact in music and on his loved ones. Many of his close friends and collaborators are paying tribute to Mac Miller today. "I hope that on your birthday, the clarity, and places and spaces that you've [...]
As many of you may know, Young Dolph died on November 17th 2021 after being shot in his hometown. Rapper Key Glock and Young Dolph were close friends, cousins, and business partners. He has been mourning the loss of his dear friend and has taken to Twitter many times to express his feelings. This song [...]
#NotJustADayOff We ask the question: What does MLK Jr. Day mean to you?  Martin Luther King Jr. day this year is Monday, January 17th. Black families continue to suffer from economic inequity, continue to lose the most basic of rights yet we find resilience and hope in each other. We take pride in our culture [...]
Be honest, when you look at these two photos, which one do you perceive as more 'skilled' or 'professional'?                   No, we aren't trying to trick you. But the truth is, there is no difference other than their clothing. These are both stock photos with absolutely no [...]
THE DROP 104.7's GM, Nikki Swarn, recently sat down with Houston Public Media for an interview to discuss how discrimination and racial prejudice continue to run rampant in today's broadcast ownership industry. The conversation also includes the first and only African-American female to ever own an AM or FM radio station in all of New [...]
The definition of representation in Webster's Dictionary is: "The description or portrayal of someone or something in a particular way or as being of a certain nature." One thing a simple definition cannot explain, is how deep representation can truly affect somebody when they see someone who looks like them, has the same background as [...]
THE DROP 104.7's Top 50 songs of 2021 (LL - Local Love) This year was filled with some straight up FIRE music. Here's our Top 50 songs of 2021! 50. DMX - Bath Salts 49. J Balvin feat. Bad Bunny & Tainy - Un Dia 48. India Shawn feat. Anderson Paak- Movin On 47. A meazy- Laid In [...]

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