Parenting & Policing

Cedes sits down with two moms, Marrisa and Shauntavia, who work in local law enforcement. From 14-hour shifts to dispatch calls, these moms take the streets head-on daily and put their lives on the line, all while having children at home. They discuss what it's like being a millennial parent in today's times and choosing a high-stress profession.

Black Identity and Empowerment

Denver-based community organizer and media leader Brother Jeff discusses how identity ties into empowerment for Black Americans.

Common Speaks: Uniting Generations Through Hip Hop

The artist's electrifying performance united generations through the power of hip-hop, showcasing its timeless appeal and cultural significance to a diverse crowd.

Community Corner | Wanderland Outdoors

Bobby and Angel Massie created Wanderland Outdoors in 2023. Their love of the lessons, freedom, mindfulness, and beauty of the outdoors drives them to provide a premium experience and access for BIPOC peoples in the outdoor industry. They founded Wanderland Outdoors to fill the need in the outdoor space for a diversity in faces, an elevated luxury experience, and to help reconnect future "wanderers" to the land around them.

Cedes sits down with two moms, Marrisa and Shauntavia, who work in local law enforcement. From 14-hour shifts to dispatch calls, these moms take the streets head-on daily and put their lives on the line, all while having children at home. They discuss what it’s like being a millennial parent in today’s times and choosing a high-stress profession.

Denver-based community organizer and media leader Brother Jeff discusses how identity ties into empowerment for Black Americans.

The artist’s electrifying performance united generations through the power of hip-hop, showcasing its timeless appeal and cultural significance to a diverse crowd.

10 Events to Celebrate Juneteenth in Colorado

The 4th Annual BlockParty at Levitt Pavilion Denver erupted with over 9000 vibrant souls, setting the stage for an unforgettable night with Hip Hop icon Common headlining. As the sun dipped behind the city skyline, the atmosphere buzzed with excitement, thanks to the electrifying opening acts by Nelo + The Block, EME, and the gravity-defying performances of Mile High Tumblers. 

KAYTRANADA – TIMELESS RELEASED 6/7/24 Haitian-Canadian DJ & super producer KAYTRANADA returns with his first solo LP in nearly 5 years, TIMELESS. After releasing his collaborative album KAYTRAMINÉ with Seattle rapper Aminé last year, KAYTRANADA had been teasing that he had a new project in the works. The creative evolution of KAYTRANADA is one to […]

Bobby and Angel Massie created Wanderland Outdoors in 2023. Their love of the lessons, freedom, mindfulness, and beauty of the outdoors drives them to provide a premium experience and access for BIPOC peoples in the outdoor industry. They founded Wanderland Outdoors to fill the need in the outdoor space for a diversity in faces, an elevated luxury experience, and to help reconnect future “wanderers” to the land around them.

Governor Polis Signs Racial Equity Study Bill (SB 53)

Denver artist E.M.E says his family’s flee to America from the genocide in Nigeria saved his life.

Empowering Lives: Breakthrough’s Transformative Impact Empowering Lives: Breakthrough’s Transformative Impact Breakthrough is a remarkable organization transforming the lives of individuals with criminal pasts and reshaping community perceptions. Led by Stacy Putka and Ashley Furst, Breakthrough aims to break the cycle of incarceration and poverty, particularly for families. Their mission emphasizes creating a supportive community, with […]

Faith, Vision and Victory: Nelo’s Inspiring Journey Nelo is a powerhouse of talent and heart, making waves as a Hip Hop artist, nonprofit director, and preacher. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, and raised in the vibrant city of Denver, Nelo’s story is as dynamic as his music. His musical journey began in the most soulful […]

Ingrid Larragoity from El Sistema Colorado joined CC to discuss the importance of teaching children about string instruments in the setting of an orchestra. El Sistema Colorado seeks to provide music without barriers!

With all the triggering images circulating around social media, we at THE DROP are focusing on helping those in our community who may feel unseen and unheard, especially when the national spotlight fades. WE SEE YOU, WE HEAR YOU!!

“Be Fast” Understanding how to identify the symptoms of a stroke Balance, Eyes, Face, Arm, Speech, Time—these are the key signs to watch for in a stroke, according to advocate Maggie Whittum. She recently appeared on Community Corner to discuss her documentary, “The Great Now What,” which explores her life after a stroke ten years […]

Common’s Generational Connection to Colorado

On this episode of Black Millennial Mom, Cedes chats with firefighters Javon Mays, Brittany Raday, and Marcus Palmer about how they have successfully juggled one of the most extreme careers while raising young children. While Javon’s, Brittany’s, and Marcus’s jobs are more intense than others, their take on parenting may sound familiar as you really don’t know what it is like until you live it.

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Ashley Furst, Marketing & Communications Manager for Goodwill of Colorado joined CC to talk about the work the organization does with those who’s seeking reformative employment.

Want to win Tickets to the Nuggets vs Timberwolves Game 2?… Tune in to The Kick Back with Unique and Cedes and listen for “2 Truths and a Lie” during the 4 o’clock hour. We will ask three questions related to Colorado Driving Laws, and you have to pick out the lie. Be the first […]

Community Corner Interview: Sun Valley Kitchen Nestled in Denver’s Sun Valley neighborhood, Sun Valley Kitchen is a beacon of hope and nourishment. Founded by Glenn Harper it has organically grown over a decade to meet the evolving needs of the community. Offering vital food access programs, youth initiatives, and health services, alongside contributions from Denver […]

Community Corner | Museo de las Americas Listen to the Full Conversation Here! Museo de las Americas Celebrates Latin American Art and Heritage Drop host’s Sugabear and LaMolly were recently joined by Cristina Del Hoyo and Louis Trujillo of Museo de las Americas. This wasn’t just any conversation; it was a lively exchange brimming with […]

This Black Millennial Mom Podcast episode highlights the struggles and successes these nurses, Ashley Bingham and Brittany Ramirez, have experienced throughout their careers as moms to young children. From schooling to COVID, these nurses showcase the good and bad the healthcare field brings to you while being a parent.

Listen daily to THE DROP 104.7 for your chance to win VIP seats to our 2nd Annual Mother’s Day Brunch Extravaganza, hosted by Ya Girl
Cedes!

Monica the Great: Spinning Poetry into Hip-Hop and Empowering Women in Music

Stephen Smith-Contreras from Youth On Record joined Community Corner to talk about the importance of giving youth a safe space to create and learn. Youth on Record empowers young creatives to achieve their artistic, personal, and academic best by employing Colorado musicians and artists as their coaches and mentors.

Sarahí Hernandez from Hecho en Westwood joins Community Corner to talk about the collectively led, organized and operated community group that works to create a community-owned economy.

Singer, Broadway Performer Devin Bowles talks Pushing Past Rejection and Going After Your Dreams

Telly Talks the Inspiration Behind her Upcoming Album Super Soni*dos host La Molly talks with Latin Artist, Telly about her upcoming album, how her mom plays a role in her writing process and she got her start in music.

Divinity Purvey and Matthew Mitchell from Denver Human Services for Child Welfare, plus Christopher Palmerin, a father who graduated through Colorado’s Fatherhood Program joined SugaBear’s Community Corner to discuss parenting and the support available for fathers.

Community Corner hosts SugaBear and LaMolly talk with Reach Ministries’, Pastor James West and Rene Lima-marin about working with young people in our community and how to pursue progress not perfection.

Congrats to our 2024 Battle for the Block winner NELO! Congrats to the winner of this years #BattleForTheBlock competition Nelo! Catch Nelo live at The Drop’s 4th Annual Block Party Saturday June 8th opening for Common! Check out more from Nelo before the show:

Community Corner hosts SugaBear and LaMolly talk with Sade Cooper, Javon Brame and Katherine Casey from Justice for Black Coloradans about their historic work to secure reparations for the Centennial State’s Black residents through the legislative process.

Prince Dykes of “The Investor Show” joined Community Corner with SugaBear and La Molly to discuss the critical importance of teaching our youth about financial literacy.

March 15, 2024

Announcing that our 4th Annual Block Party starring Common will be on June 8th at Levitt Pavilion Denver! This is a free show with limited VIP tickets available.  CLICK HERE FOR VIP TICKETS 104.7 The Drop is kicking off summer with its fourth annual Block Party, a free concert from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, [...]
Congrats to our Top 5 for Battle for the Block Season 2! Voting Closed on March 29 - Check back soon for results!   Ave Grim Avenue or Ave Grim's goal is to become one of the greats. A household name. His love for the music keeps him busy in the studio, and his stage [...]
Throughout Black History Month Unique Henderson and Ya Girl Cedes are talking with with Black-owned businesses that are making waves in our community. One of the businesses they sat down with was Bryson Knight, owner of Eye Envy Vision. Eye Envy's  mission is to provide exceptional eye and vision care to the City of Aurora. [...]
In this episode of The Black Millennial Mom Podcast, created in collaboration with The Women's Foundation of Colorado, we take a deeper look at the world of childcare and evaluate it from all perspectives. From the daycare owners to legislation educators, we have a gloves-off conversation about what's happening and how we can encourage change. [...]
Throughout Black History Month Unique Henderson and Ya Girl Cedes are talking with with Black-owned businesses that are making waves in our community. One of the businesses they sat down with was Corey Thurman, owner of Kickin' Tires and Brakes. Kickin' Tires and Brakes is a Colorado based new tire retailer. Their goal is to [...]
Charlyn Moss, Founder & CEO of Working Within joined SugaBear’s Community Corner to talk about her journey as a young entrepreneur and becoming the founder and CEO of Working Within, a nonprofit that invests in the success of Black social enterprise leaders. Learn more at: https://www.workingwithin.net/ Check out the full interview below: WANT MORE MUSIC [...]
Throughout Black History Month Unique Henderson and Ya Girl Cedes are talking with with Black-owned businesses that are making waves in our community. One of the businesses they sat down with was Lawrence and Larimer.  "FAMOUS" is more than a clothing line; it's a celebration of Black excellence, a fusion of fashion, and a tribute [...]
Micah Smith from CABJ (Colorado Association of Black Journalists)  joined SugaBear on SugaBear’s Community Corner to talk about the re-emergence of the CABJ and the importance of black storytelling. Check out the full interview below: WANT MORE MUSIC NEWS, UPDATES AND MORE? SUBSCRIBE TO THE SAMPLE, OUR E-NEWSLETTER IN YOUR INBOX EVERY OTHER THURSDAY! CLICK HERE TO [...]
Throughout Black History Month Unique Henderson and Ya Girl Cedes are talking with with Black-owned businesses that are making waves in our community. One of the businesses they sat down with was Black + Blossomed. "Creating floral art became my sanctuary—a therapeutic escape from the chaos of the world. Black + Blossomed was born out [...]
Throughout Black History Month Unique Henderson and Ya Girl Cedes are talking with with Black-owned businesses that are making waves in our community. One of the businesses they sat down with was Bodies by Perseverance. "We’re original 303, Denver before the traffic, the franchises…We create the healthiest, strongest, fittest and sexiest bodies in Denver. We’re [...]
On air host Maleman sat down with Denver Mayor Mike Johnston on THE MISSION for a candid conversation about life and work. Check out the full interview below: WANT MORE MUSIC NEWS, UPDATES AND MORE? SUBSCRIBE TO THE SAMPLE, OUR E-NEWSLETTER IN YOUR INBOX EVERY OTHER THURSDAY! CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE MOVEMENT AND DONATE TODAY!  A [...]
Throughout Black History Month Unique Henderson and Ya Girl Cedes are talking with with Black-owned businesses that are making waves in our community. One of the businesses they sat down with was TK's Surf and Turf Kitchen.  "We’re a independent, family operated seafood restaurant located minutes away from the Kennedy Golf course in Denver, CO. [...]

February 12, 2024

THE DROP 104.7 IS LOOKING FOR THE TOP 5 PERFORMING ARTISTS IN COLORADO TO PERFORM AT THE DROP 104.7’S 4TH ANNUAL BLOCK PARTY! Show us your stage presence by sharing a video of you performing! (Drop a link in the form) VIDEO RULES: NO MUSIC VIDEOS! You can rap, sing, we want to see YOUR [...]
ScHoolboy Q is poised to come back into the spotlight with an upcoming 6th studio album after a long hiatus. Blue Lips is set to release March 1st, 2024 through the legendary label Top Dog Entertainment (TDE). On Tuesday, he shared the album track list through social media with a teaser video (available on YouTube) [...]
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WANT MORE MUSIC NEWS, UPDATES AND MORE? SUBSCRIBE TO THE SAMPLE, OUR E-NEWSLETTER IN YOUR INBOX EVERY OTHER THURSDAY! CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE MOVEMENT AND DONATE TODAY!  A donation to THE DROP helps us continue our mission to provide a voice to our community, support local independent R&B and Hip Hop artists, and play everything from [...]
WANT MORE MUSIC NEWS, UPDATES AND MORE? SUBSCRIBE TO THE SAMPLE, OUR E-NEWSLETTER IN YOUR INBOX EVERY OTHER THURSDAY! CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE MOVEMENT AND DONATE TODAY!  A donation to THE DROP helps us continue our mission to provide a voice to our community, support local independent R&B and Hip Hop artists, and play everything from [...]

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