Unique's 5 O'Clock Traffic Jam with special guest DJ Bonics!   On 9/1, Unique heated the city up with his 5 O’Clock Traffic Jam, this time he had special guest DJ Bonics (Wiz Khalifa’s Official DJ) in the building before DJing for Wiz Khalifa for 4/20 on The Rocks at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. The two [...]
THE DROP is tapping into our inner beast for "Wild’n Out Wednesdays!" Tune in every Wednesday through October for fun Zoo facts, giveaways and MORE! Stay connected to our social media pages @thedrop303 for fun facts and “wild” content! Wildin’ Out Wednesday is supported by The Denver Zoo Conservation The Denver Zoo As a leading zoo-based [...]
The Women’s Foundation of Colorado Opens Two Funding Opportunities for Organizations Advancing Equity for Women The Women & Girls of Color Fund and WINcome increase flexible and holistic resources for organizations pursuing gender, racial, and economic equity DENVER (July 5, 2021) – The Women’s Foundation of Colorado (WFCO) today began accepting grant applications for the [...]
The connections between today’s most popular music and the 100-year old traditions around jazz were on full display on June 17, at Dazzle at Baur’s! THE DROP, KUVO JAZZ and NPR’s “Jazz Night in America” presented “Jazz Meets Hip Hop” with The Rob Tz Experience, Greg Tanner Harris and Friends. If you were lucky enough [...]
Congratulations to Nikki Swarn aka Amerykah Jones! Our very own Program Director and GM of THE DROP Nikki Swarn is the recipient of the Asante award, an acknowledgment of Black Excellence in the community! On June 17th she was officially recognized at the sold-out "Strange Fruit of Black Excellence" gala that took place at the [...]
THE DROP 104.7 is hosting a special advanced screening of Questlove’s “Summer of Soul”, Thursday evening, July 1st at Civic Center Park. This part music film, part historical record documentary is centered around an epic event that celebrated black history, culture, fashion and features never-before-seen performances by Stevie Wonder, Glady’s Knight & The Pips and [...]
104.7 THE DROP’s Inaugural BLOCK PARTY We call it a success! No amount of words can quite express how epic a night Saturday was. THE DROP’s 2nd Birthday Block Party featuring Wale was a SOLD OUT EVENT!!! Originally, our goal was 7,000 tickets and according to PD Nikki Swarn, we did nearly 9,000 tickets! Thank [...]
THE DROP 104.7 has a shiny, brand new bumper sticker!Drop by any of these participating SONIC locations to pick up yours and put it on your ride! Plus, THE DROP 104.7 air-staff will be at select SONIC locations (see bottom of list below) putting bumper stickers on cars, AND will be Paying-It-Forward, by randomly paying [...]
Bella Scratch host an Abstractions Listening Party https://thedrop303.org/media/AbstractionsListeningPartywithZoandTallBlackGuy.mp4 DJ Bella Scratch had a chance to sit down with Zo! of Foreign Exchange and Tall Black Guy for a virtual listening party for their latest album release. The album Abstractions, while short in length, is an ode to Detroit and heavily influenced by Jazz music. An [...]
Bella Scratch Hosts an Abstractions Listening Party https://thedrop303.org/media/AbstractionsListeningPartywithZoandTallBlackGuy.mp4 DJ Bella Scratch had a chance to sit down with Zo! of Foreign Exchange and Tall Black Guy for a virtual listening party for their latest album release. The album Abstractions, while short in length, is an ode to Detroit and heavily influenced by Jazz music. An [...]
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Wow!  What a ride!  From our small closet studio to the immaculate facilities on 21st and Arapahoe….. THANK YOU Colorado for holdin’ us down and believing in this station.  It is with great joy and pride we announce THE DROP has a new home on the radio …..104.7!  That’s right we are now THE DROP [...]
The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated2021 Denver Alumnae Chapter scholarship application is officially OPEN! Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., is a public service organization founded in 1913, at Howard University by 22 dynamic college-educated women. Delta Sigma Theta’s 5-Point Program Thrust provides the structure which serves the community. The 5-Point Program Thrusts are – Economic [...]
New Year’s Resolutions: Hey y’all! It’s ya gurl Amerykah Jones and I’ve taken over the newsletter this time for a chance to reconnect with you and share with you some of the great things taking place here at THE DROP. As you know, 2020 was a difficult year, full of challenges and journeys that many [...]
Original Article on goodblacknews.com on December 28, 2020 Written by Marlon West (FB: marlon.west1 Twitter: @marlonw IG: stlmarlonwest Spotify: marlonwest) Here’s a playlist of music artists who died this year. Although their beautiful voices and talents were lost in 2020, we can enjoy them for years to come. Musicians are often our collective voices, sharing ideas [...]
Rest in Power MF DOOM Daniel Dumile (January 9, 1971 – October 31, 2020), best known by his stage name MF DOOM or simply DOOM, was a British-American rapper and record producer.  His wife, Jasmine, and record label shared on social media Thursday. The sad news broke with the caption of a photo on his [...]
An EPIC Real Life Tale of Conflict ResolutionOriginal Aunt Vivian Played by Janet Hubert and Will Smith finally heal I grew up with The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Fumbling my way through the awkwardness that was grade school. All while living la vida loca in my own coming of age story. This series is iconic [...]
Southern Delight in the Mile-High City Finding good food in Denver is not always the easiest for those who are southern transplants or in search of comfort food. Thankfully, there is a food truck for everyone searching for the perfect BBQ! Saucy Sothern’s offers a charcoal styled BBQ that everyone in the Mile-High City can [...]
More than a March Uplifting and Centering Black Women On September 26th, hundreds gathered at the capitol in Denver to march for the lives of Black women and uplift their voices at the fourth annual March for Black Women. It was a day filled with heartfelt speeches, prayers, tough testimonies, and hugs. The overwhelming consensus [...]
How One Woman is Fighting to Preserve Minority-Owned Businesses in Denver Gentrification is a real concern across the city and county of Denver. According to a recent study by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, Denver is the number two city in the country battling gentrification. The struggle for opportunity and access to land has made [...]

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