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NPR Music celebrated Black Music Month with an array of brand new Tiny Desk concerts. Usher did an NPR Tiny Desk performance that premiered on June 30. It was a fantastic performance with several of his hit songs including: "You Make Me Wanna..." and "Confessions Part II". The performance was complete with a horn section, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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; [...]
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 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 [...]
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 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 [...]
Congrats to all the nominees and winners of the 2021 American Music Awards!  The 2021 American Music Awards was hosted by Cardi B and took place on November 21st, 2021. Here is a full list of Winners: Photo Credit: REUTERS Artist Of The Year: BTS Favorite Male Pop Artist: ED SHEERAN Favorite Female Pop Artist: TAYLOR [...]
Rapper Young Dolph has passed away after being shot in Memphis. Young Dolph got his first big break with his debut album ‘King of Memphis’. He was also the cousin of the late Juice WRLD. While Young Dolph was known widely for his music, he was also a philanthropist. Last year, he donated $25,000 to [...]
Therapy Thursdays on THE DROP 104.7 This Thursday (11/11/2021), THE DROP 104.7 will be holding a Therapy Thursday from 1pm-2pm MST. While the news headlines pop up on our screens and we keep hearing about tragedy, we want to give a safe space to address the situation in a way that will hopefully be healing [...]
Emma McIntyre/Getty Images On Monday, November 8th Hip Hop legend, Missy Elliot received her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame! Missy Elliot has made a huge impact and paved the way for other female artists and rappers. During her acceptance speech she gave a shout out to the female artists who paved the [...]
On Saturday, October 23rd Hip Hop lost a pioneer and activist. General Jeff was active in the 80s and 90s west coast hip hop scene known for being a hype man for rap duo group Rodney O & Joe Cooley and later served DJ Quik's bodyguard. In addition to being in the hip hop scene, [...]
Old Man Saxon "Hell Yeah" Official Music Video It wasn't too long ago when we sat down with Old Man Saxon for an in depth interview and station takeover! Old Man Saxon has been part of THE DROP's journey and also opened up for Wale for our very first Block Party. He released the single [...]
Monday, October 11th 2021 is Indigenous People's Day! Here are a few Native American Artists to take a listen to: **EXPLICIT LANGUAGE WARNING**  Snotty Nose Rez Kids PJ Vegas Antoine  City Natives  Frank Waln 
Congrats to all the nominees and winners of the 2021 BET Hip Hop Awards! The BET Hip Hop Awards took place on October 5th, 2021. This year was the 16th BET Hip Hop Awards. Here is a full list of Nominees and Winners: Hip Hop Artist of the Year:  Cardi B Drake J. Cole Lil [...]
Press Features for THE DROP 104.7! Last week our very own, Nikki Swarn was featured in the latest edition of 5280 Magazine and she was also interviewed and featured in Billboard! “Mile High City rap and R&B is unique for its vulnerability and openness and commitment to cause and community." - Nikki Swarn 5280 Magazine [...]
A Meazy DROPS a new project: "Protect Your Energy" We were able to sit down with Rapper and local artist A Meazy to talk about his new project "Protect Your Energy". Listen to the album HERE: https://linktr.ee/AMeazy Listen to Part 1-5 of the interview: https://www.thedrop303.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/A-MEAZY-Interview-SEG-1.mp3 https://www.thedrop303.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/A-MEAZY-Interview-SEG-2.mp3 https://www.thedrop303.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/A-MEAZY-Interview-SEG-3.mp3 https://www.thedrop303.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/A-MEAZY-Interview-SEG-4.mp3 https://www.thedrop303.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/A-MEAZY-Interview-SEG-5.mp3
Legendary Hip-Hop Group  Das EFX visits THE DROP Studio!    Legendary Hip-Hop Group  Das EFX came to Denver and hit the stage at Herman’s Hideaway. Before the concert, Das EFX stopped by THE DROP studio for a live interview with Unique on The Kickback. THE DROP 104.7FM gave our lovely listeners a chance to score [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]

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