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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 here

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 […]

Be a part of CO’s largest day of giving on Tuesday, Dec. 6 and #GiveWhereYouLive” You can support THE DROP 104.7 by donating TODAY! CLICK HERE TO DONATE! Want more music news, updates and more? Subscribe to THE SAMPLE, our E-Newsletter in your inbox every other Thursday!
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 […]

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 [...]
Become a member TODAY at $10.47 and we will donate an EXCLUSIVE 104.7 THE DROP “SUGA-BEAR” to the Gateway Women’s Shelter, and put a smile on someone’s face! CLICK HERE TO DONATE
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
#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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Dr. Sharon Bailey has passed away There are people in this world that give us hope, and strive everyday to make the world a better place for everyone. Dr. Sharon Bailey was one of those people, not only having a significant impact on a local level, but on a National level as well.  THE DROP [...]
Holla-day Hookup As many of us know, the holiday season can be overwhelming, depressing, stressful and much more for so many in our community.  To help out, even if it’s in a small way, THE DROP 104.7 is inviting listeners to send in their request to nominate that someone special in their life, a loved [...]
Denver Museum of Nature and Science Presents GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World! Don't fret! THE DROP 104.7's Museum Mondays with DMNS are sure to strike a chord in you! Okay, enough of the puns...we don't want to get picked on... We are excited to announce the Denver Museum of Nature and Science exhibit; “GUITAR: [...]
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 [...]
Put $5 on it today! The mini Pink Pumpkins have returned! When you text the number “5” to 303.893.DROP (3767) and put $5 (or more) to donate you’ll receive a limited edition autographed mini Pink Pumpkin signed by THE DROP’s air staff as a thank you gift!  These mini Pink Pumpkins also acknowledge Breast Cancer [...]
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
Introducing...Museum Mondays!  Every Monday, we'll bring you fun facts or things you should know about the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, along with Museum giveaways and prizes just for you!  There are two (2) new IMAX films now open at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science: “Great Bear Rainforest” and “Sea Lions: Life by [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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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 [...]

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