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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 [...]
DROP of History behind Women's HERstory Month President Jimmy Carter signs document at the White House in Washington on Feb. 28, 1980, proclaiming March 2-8 "National Women's History Week." Barry Thumma—AP (courtesy of Time.com) Women’s History Month had its origins as a national celebration in 1981 when Congress passed Pub. L. 97-28 which authorized and [...]
This year's International Women's Day Theme is #BreaktheBias. To me, this means to break the bias of many things, breaking stereotypes of what women are supposed to be, how we should act how we should speak, speaking generally of course. I think for me personally, this hits deeper because I feel like I live my [...]
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; [...]
Introducing our new 2022 Studio Partner - SettleUp The DROP is proud to introduce you to our new Studio partner for 2022. We want to welcome SettleUp as an integral partner for the People's Station of Hip Hop and R&B. Helping us to expand our programming and reach into the state we call home. Settle [...]
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 Culture Museum opened on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Weekend in Denver's 5 Points. This museum is celebrating moments in Black culture through an immersive art experience. Charlie Billingsley with her aunt and fellow artist Von Ross. Charlie Billingsley teamed up with her Aunt, Von Ross, to create a space where Black culture is [...]
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 [...]
#NotJustADayOff We ask the question: What does MLK Jr. Day mean to you?  Martin Luther King Jr. day this year is Monday, January 17th. Black families continue to suffer from economic inequity, continue to lose the most basic of rights yet we find resilience and hope in each other. We take pride in our culture [...]
Be honest, when you look at these two photos, which one do you perceive as more 'skilled' or 'professional'?                   No, we aren't trying to trick you. But the truth is, there is no difference other than their clothing. These are both stock photos with absolutely no [...]
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 definition of representation in Webster's Dictionary is: "The description or portrayal of someone or something in a particular way or as being of a certain nature." One thing a simple definition cannot explain, is how deep representation can truly affect somebody when they see someone who looks like them, has the same background as [...]
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 [...]
From Rocky Mountain PBS: "Grass fires fueled by high winds destroyed hundreds of homes in Boulder County December 30; thousands of Coloradans had to flee their homes."  Evacuation sites: North Boulder Rec Center (3170 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304) Lafayette YMCA  (2800 Dagny Way, Lafayette, CO 80026) Longmont Senior Center (910 Longs Peak Ave, Longmont, CO [...]
Motivated for 2022 because you get to set new goals/resolutions? But...then February comes and you can't even remember what those goals/resolutions were? You're not alone! First of all, if you haven't set any goals yet and want to, be sure to read our quick guide on goal setting: https://www.thedrop303.org/featured/setting-goals-for-the-new-year-a-quick-guide/ Okay, it's a new year and [...]
CDC Updates and Shortens Recommended Isolation and Quarantine Period for General Population As of December 28th, 2021. The CDC has changed the guidelines and recommended quarantine times for those who have tested positive for COVID-19. Given what we now know about COVID-19 and the Omicron variant, the CDC is reducing the recommended period of isolation [...]
"The new look for hip-hop and cancer is to go get yourself checked out before it happens." - Kangol Kid of UTFO Hip-Hop pioneer and influencial rapper, Shaun Shiller Fequiere most known by 'Kangol Kid' has passed away at age 55 of Colon Cancer. An NPR article stated: “He frequently shared updates about his health [...]
It's the Holiday season and the time for giving! This year, we were able to give back with our 2nd annual Food Drive and the Holla-day hookup. Thanks to you, Colorado, we were able to help provide over 800 meals to people in our community as well as give those who needed a little extra [...]
Freaking out because 2022 is right around the corner? Cause, same. Goals not only help us improve a specific area of our life, but they can also keep us hopeful for the future, which in the state of the world right now is really important. When somebody asks, "What are your new years resolutions?" or [...]
Can you do The Jerk? Yes you read that right. No it's not 2009...  TikToker @lexxbee submitted a video on November 25th showing a woman instructing someone from Gene Z how to jerk, the video got over 19 million views! On the same day @taniaberrys posted of her failing to jerk which received over 5.5 [...]

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