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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 […]

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 [...]
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 [...]

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!
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Credit: Balenciaga So you're telling me all I have to do is grab those shoes from the trashcan that are torn up and stained to be 'fashionable'? HA! In May 2022, Balenciaga dropped their latest shoe line called the 'Paris Sneaker'. According to Balenciaga, Only 100 pairs of the "extremely wrecked" sneakers, priced at $1,850, [...]
NPR Music celebrated Black Music Month with an array of brand new Tiny Desk concerts. Usher did an NPR Tiny Desk performance that premiered on June 30. It was a fantastic performance with several of his hit songs including: "You Make Me Wanna..." and "Confessions Part II". The performance was complete with a horn section, [...]
Photo: Diggzy/Shutterstock According to TMZ, Rihanna and A$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, [...]

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