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On Tuesday, January 31, THE DROP 104.7 along with Rocky Mountain PBS are excited to bring you a special screening of the first episode of “Fight the Power” from executive producer, Chuck D of Public Enemy. Watch as he explores Hip Hop’s political awakening over the last 50 years. With a host of rap stars [...]
We celebrated Amerykah Jones’ last full-time day on the air full time with a dance party! But don’t worry, you still get to hear her on Therapy Thursdays, Financial Fridays, Local Love on Saturdays and Gospel Jamz on Sundays and subbing for other hosts when they are out. She is focusing on her next big [...]
If you weren't already hype for a brand new year, the legend herself, Mary J. Blige, will have her very first talk show called "The Wine Down". It has been reported that Blige will not only be hosting the show but she will also be producing scripted and non-scripted content through her company Blue Butterfly [...]
Our "5 Elements of Hip Hop" event was LIT! The event explored the foundations of Hip-Hop through an interactive immersion in art, poetry, movement, history, and culture. Each element had its own immersive experience lead by those in our local hip hop community: DJing The pioneers for DJing included Grandmaster Flash and mixtape king DJ [...]
We are so proud to announce that our absolutely amazing General Manager will now also be the General Manager of our sister station KUVO JAZZ! A 25-Year Radio Veteran, Nikki Swarn Will Oversee Operations, Build Community Bridges for Rocky Mountain Public Media’s Two Radio Stations Denver, CO – Rocky Mountain Public Media is pleased to announce THE [...]
As many of us know, the holiday season can be overwhelming, stressful, overwhelming, depressing, and much more for many in our community. To help out, even if it’s in a small way, THE DROP 104.7 put together the Holla-day Hookup! To help out, even if it’s in a small way, THE DROP 104.7 put together [...]
Today on The Morning DROP we had Jessie from Inside Out Youth Services call in today for a Therapy Tuesday session regarding the tragedy in Colorado Springs at Club Q. About Jessie: Jessie is a queer activist, poet, and community organizer committed to the liberation of LGBTIA2+ young people. She is charged with mobilizing resources, [...]
If you'd like to share a message of support and or share your thoughts regarding the tragedy in Colorado Springs at Club Q, our sister station, Rocky Mountain PBS is aiming to create a safe space for you to do so. We are here for you. Click here to submit your response 

Fundraisers: Club Q recently shared the preferred donation site for victims of the shooting. It is the Colorado Healing Fund that is activated for this tragedy. The Colorado Healing Fund was founded in 2018 by a group of victim advocates and community leaders to establish a secure way for the public to contribute to victims of mass casualty crimes […]

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 [...]
It's our 3rd Annual Food Drive! We've partnered again with SONIC to help give food to our communities. Visit a participating SONIC location anytime November 7th - 19th, 2022 to donate non-perishable food items to benefit Denver Inner City Parish. Denver Inner City Parish supports individuals and families in our community, empowering them to break the [...]

Denver Basic Income Project is accepting applications now through November 3 at 5pm. The Denver Basic Income Project serves unhoused people by providing direct cash payments in an effort to encourage a healthier society centered around human thriving. Their goal is to learn which approach has the greatest impact on stable housing, overall well being, […]

It's that time again to remember to DROP your ballot and VOTE! General Election Day is November 8, 2022. Click HERE to view the full election calendar. Our sister station, Rocky Mountain PBS will be providing election results once they are made public (starting when polls close at 7 p.m. on November 8), visit rmpbs.org/2022-midterms [...]
On Tuesday, October 11, THE DROP 104.7 partnered with our own Rocky Mountain PBS, our sister station KUVO JAZZ 89.3 and our partner, the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver to host a community screening of Episode 2 of the PBS series "Making Black America: Through the Grapevine". Following the screening, we held a conversation to [...]
THE DROP 104.7  is proud to announce a media partnership with The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver)  in support of MCA Denver’s current exhibition, The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture, and the Sonic Impulse, on view until February 5, 2023. Each month MCA Denver and THE DROP 104.7 will partner to offer [...]
What: Making Black America: Through the Grapevine When: Tuesday, October 11, 6-8 pm Where: Buell Public Media Center, 2101 Arapahoe St., Denver, CO Rocky Mountain PBS partners with THE DROP 104.7, KUVO JAZZ 89.3, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver to present a screening of Episode 2 of the PBS series Making Black America: [...]

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!
THE DROP 104.7 DROPped by The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) for the opening of The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture, and the Sonic Impulse. This exhibit is nationally acclaimed and we are very excited they have brought it to the Mountain West! This exhibit was absolutely incredible, we are partnering with MCA [...]
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. [...]
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If you are a Colorado Native or have lived here for a while, you may have seen a Rocky's Auto Commercial at some point. After 40 years of funny commercials and car sales, the dealership announced that its doors are closing. We sure will miss the quirky commercials! Lowkey a little sad. Want more music [...]
THE DROP 104.7 was part of this year's A Taste of Colorado! In addition to all the tasty food and drink options, THE DROP had its own stage this year and brought that #LocalLove to A Taste of Colorado! Local independent artists Knwlxdge, Kid Astronaut and Adiell Mitchell brought all the vibes to THE DROP's [...]
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 [...]
In celebration of National Radio Day, let's talk about Denver's Soul Radio Station, KDKO. On April 1st, 1967, KDKO, a brand-new radio station in the Denver area debuted. Their slogan was "SOUL POWER!" This was the first station in Colorado to serve the Black community. When the radio station debuted, it was a big hit [...]
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 [...]
THE DROP 104.7 was proud to support and partner again with the Cigar Lordz Organization for this year’s 4th Annual, Aurora Day Backpack Giveaway. Amerykah Jones and Unique helped hand out over 1,000 backpacks, and hung out with all the kids as they enjoyed face painting, food and fun, and even received free resources to ensure [...]
National Vinyl Record Day is coming up on August 12th and according to a study done by Provape based on Google Searches, Colorado loves vinyl records more than any other state! There has been a big boom in the past few years in vinyl record sales, talk about a throwback! Colorado is also home to [...]
A Quick Guide to goal setting: Goals not only help us improve a specific area of our life, but they can also keep us hopeful for our future. When somebody asks, "What are your goals?" or "What do you want your life to look like in ___ years?" it can either be exciting or intimidating. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Our On-Air Personality, Sugarbear, was featured in VoyageDenver! Add a little "Suga" to your morning coffee and catch Sugabear and Amerykah Jones on the air every weekday Monday-Friday 6am-10am! Connecting with an audience is one of the best feelings in the world, and I want listeners to feel like they know me, and/or remind them [...]
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, [...]
Wow, you’re not gonna believe this, but we had a special surprise visit here at THE DROP Studio from Ace and Krypto! They are in town promoting their new movie, “DC League of Super-Pets” which hits theaters in July. They will be also joining Ya Girl Cedes for a while this Thursday evening, starting at [...]
BRB booking a flight to L.A.! Recently on Tupac's Instagram page, it was announced that a concept restaurant devoted to the late rapper, Tupac, will be in L.A. from June 16th to June 30th. The restaurant was inspired by Tuapac's own notes of a restaurant concept and now it's been brought to life in L.A.! [...]
Our very own On-Air Personality, Maleman, was featured in a CanvasRebel article! There is some really great stuff in here, they dug into Maleman's story and his current interests including NFTs and his journey here with THE DROP 104.7. Maleman played an integral role in onboarding Rocky Mountain Public Media, home of Rocky Mountain PBS, [...]
Photo Credit: Mike Johns and Chris Dayyani (Rocky Mountain PBS)   THE DROP 104.7’s SOLD OUT Second Annual Block Party starring Busta Rhymes was legendary! We want to thank each one of you for the support you continue to show THE DROP 104.7.  Thank you to everyone who helped make this show a success. Here [...]
It's Gemini Season! Unique celebrated his Birthday with his 2nd Annual Rooftop Birthday Brunch & Pool Party!  DJing was DJ Archi Dub and DJ Jam'N i. There were also live performances from Colorado Myrical and The Real Diamond Red. But let's also talk about the FOOD! There were shrimp, grits, chicken, waffles and what is [...]
THE DROP 104.7 is here for you. Here are some visuals to help families, parents, guardians etc. Last week on Therapy Thursdays, we had a few therapists come in. Here's a snip of some advice that may be helpful: Mental Health Call Advice S Source and more helpful information: Helping Children with Tragic Events in [...]
Disclaimer: In this event, they will be discussing/addressing the enduring intergenerational traumatic impacts of racism upon individuals, communities, and all of society, as well as strategies to heal that trauma. and promote restoration and liberation. Day 1- June 29th 2022 ACT Community Summit Objective – Recognize the root causes of trauma. Throughout the first day [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
“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 [...]