104.7

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, [...]
www.sportingnews.com CONGRATULATIONS AVS AND MAMMOTHS! The Colorado Avalanche has brought The Stanley Cup home to the Mile High City...even with a dent! 2001 was the last time The Colorado Avalanche took home The Stanley Cup. All week long celebrations have been taking place, including the big parade in Downtown Denver! Congrats Avs! The winning doesn't stop [...]
Three years of so many memories, moments and of course music! Here's to a many more years to come. Thank you so much for your support YOU help keep us going every day. We are The People's Station! When THE DROP 104.7 started, we were just THE DROP! We later got on the 104.7 dial [...]
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 [...]
LET'S TAKE IT HOME AVS! Schedule:  Game 5: Friday, June 24 at 6pm MST (Home-game Ball Arena) *If necessary:  Game 6: Sunday, June 26 at 6pm MST (Away Game Amalie Arena) Game 7: Tuesday, June 28  at 6pm MST(Home Game Ball Arena) Where to watch:  Live stream: fuboTV ESPN+ DirecTV Stream Hulu + Live TV,  [...]
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.! [...]
Let's taco 'bout tacos on the rooftop with Denver's Afternoon Drive host UNIQUE from 104.7 THE DROP. #TacoTuesday Enjoy tacos from a variety of hot taco spots, beverages, and live music all on the rooftop of 104.7 THE DROP's home at the Buell Media Center located at 2101 Arapahoe St., Denver, CO. 80205. Denver has [...]
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 [...]
    I always thought it was surprising how many people haven't heard of the Disco and LGBTQ+ icon, Sylvester.     In honor of Pride Month, I'm going to introduce you to the legendary musician, Sylvester. Blum/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Who was Sylvester, and why was he important to music history and LGBTQ+ history? [...]
Welcome to the 2nd Annual 104.7 THE DROP Block Party featuring Busta Rhymes  with hometown heroes Kid Astronaut, Rachel Bailey and Colorado Myrical!  Friday, June 10, 2022 Civic Center Park   The summer is heating up, and we’re getting pumped for the 2nd Annual 104.7 The DROP Block Party! Are you ready for this?!  We can’t wait to [...]
Rocky Mountain PBS along with THE DROP 104.7 are excited to welcome a couple of Minions coming to town to promote their new movie, “Minions: The Rise of Gru” which opens July 1st in theaters! They would love to meet you! Bring the family and head over to the Regal Continental Theater (3635 South Monaco [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
THE DROP 104.7's 2nd Annual Block Party goes down on June 10th, 2022! Unique announced all the independent artists that will be taking the stage before Busta Rhymes! You know THE DROP is all about that #LocalLove so we had to have some of our amazing local independent artists perform for the 2nd Annual Block [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This year's theme is "Together for Mental Health" #Together4MH. On 104.7 THE DROP we have a special segment called "Therapy Thursdays". Once a month, we have a special guest Michelle R. Simmons, LPC. , CEO/Clinical Director of Michelle Simmons Counseling on the air with us. In an episode, Michelle talked [...]
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 [...]
April 22nd, 2022 is Earth Day! Earth Day started in 1970 to support environmental protection and raise awareness. Now it is an 'Earth-Wide' event celebrated through events, education, and more! This year's Earth Day theme is 'Invest in Our Planet'  #InvestInOurPlanet Here are some ways you can celebrate Earth Day and help our planet: Turn off [...]
SAT AUG 13, 2022 - 7:00 PM Comedy Explosion DC Young Fly, Michael Blackson, Gary Owen, Chico Bean and Karlous Miller Bellco Theatre, Denver, CO Ages: 18 & Over CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS 
We are celebrating our successes today! Over the weekend, a few of our radio hosts attended the CBA Awards (Colorado Broadcasters Association). "Representing broadcasters, both public and private, the association interacts with state and national officials and trade groups to further the business of broadcasting." We want to congratulate our very own Amerykah Jones and [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Mary Eliza Church Terrell - American Civil Rights Activist, Women's Rights Activist, Co-Founder of NACW Mary Eliza Church Terrell was born in 1863 during a period of great change in the history of African Americans. In her lifetime she advocated for a wide range of causes—woman's suffrage, adult education, anti-segregation, anti-lynching, and women's employment. Church [...]
Maya Lin - Asian-American designer and sculptor Maya Ying Lin is an Asian-American designer and sculptor. In 1981, while an undergraduate at Yale University, she achieved national recognition when she won a national design competition for the planned Vietnam Memorial in Washington DC. Maya Lin was born in Athens, Ohio. Her parents emigrated from China [...]
Elizabeth Peratrovich - American Civil Rights Activist, President of Alaska Native Sisterhood, Tlingit Nation Member Elizabeth Wanamaker Peratrovich was an American civil rights activist, Grand President of the Alaska Native Sisterhood, and member of the Tlingit nation who worked for equality on behalf of Alaska Natives. Born a member of the Tlingit Nation, she was [...]
Rebecca Lobo - Women's Basketball Hall of Fame  As team captain her senior year, Lobo led the University of Connecticut to a perfect season in 1995. The Huskies were undefeated in 28 regular-season games and defeated Tennessee in the NCAA Championship that year to go 35-0.  For her outstanding performance in and out of the [...]
Gas prices are on the rise but we got you covered! We will keep this list updated:  As of 4:00 p.m. Wednesday 4/9, these are the 10 cheapest gas stops in Colorado for unleaded fuel, according to GasBuddy.com. Sam's Club - $3.54 7805 E 35th Ave Denver, CO 720-941-6180 Sam's Club - $3.59 880 S Abilene St [...]
Althea Gibson - International Tennis Player  History.com Born into a sharecropping family in South Carolina, Althea Gibson (1927–2003) spent most of her formative years in Harlem, New York, where she was first introduced to the game of tennis as a teenager. At age 20, Gibson won the first of 10 straight titles at the national [...]
Wilma Rudolph - Olympic Goldmedalist Eleven seconds flat—that’s how long it took for Wilma Rudolph (1940–1994) to streak to victory in the 100-meter sprint and claim Olympic gold at the 1960 Summer Games in Rome. Nicknamed “Skeeter,” the 20-year-old sprinter triumphed in the 200-meter sprint and the 4 x 100-meter relay as well, becoming the [...]
Denver Museum of Nature and Science Presents "Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs"  How were CDs packaged in Ancient Egypt?....Sphinx wrapped...(no they didn't have CDs HA!) We are excited to announce the Denver Museum of Nature and Science exhibit; "Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs". Be sure to tune in every Monday for Musem Mondays to win [...]
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 [...]
Nikki Swarn our General Manager and Program Director dropped by for a quick interview with Kathie J on Tuesday, February 15th on Local 3. She told the story of how THE DROP started from the streaming app, all the way up to celebrate the first Anniversary of our 104.7 signal.
Stagecoach Mary Fields – Wild West Badass and First Black Woman to Carry the Mail Born a slave in Hickman County, Tennessee around 1832, “Stagecoach” Mary Fields, also known as Black Mary, was a formidable figure in the Old West. She stood 6 feet tall and weighed about 200 lbs. She loved to smoke cigars, [...]
The Hon. Gary Jackson, Judge of the Denver County Court (ret.) In recognition of Black History Month, THE DROP and SettleUp is honoring Judge Gary Jackson of the Denver County bench. Judge Jackson grew up in Denver, attended George Washington High School in Denver, received a bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado in 1967 [...]
The Hon. Alfred C. Harrell, Judge of the Denver County court. Judge Harrell In recognition of Black History Month, THE DROP and SettleUp is honoring Judge Alfred C. Harrell of the Denver County Court. Judge Harrell was one of the first African American judges appointed to the courts in Colorado. Judge Harrell retired from full-time [...]
George Crum - The Inventor of the Potato Chip Every time a person crunches into a potato chip, he or she is enjoying the delicious taste of one of the world's most famous snacks–a treat that might not exist without the contribution of black inventor George Crum. The son of an African-American father and a [...]
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; [...]
Our partners at SettleUp are giving Colorado First Responders the VIP treatment for Valentine’s Day with a VIP package to see actor/singer ROTIMI live in concert Friday, February 11th  at Herman’s Hideaway, dinner, chocolates, and bottle service!  Nominate a special First Responder on all things social at SettleUp Auto.  You could make things a little [...]
Ronald S. Demon: Athletic Show Cushion Support Ronald S. Demon invented an athletic shoe whose cushion support automatically adjusts to suit not only the shape of the wearer's feet but also the manner in which the shoe is being used at any given time. While in high school, he bought a pair of the first [...]

Current track

Title

Artist

Current show

The Kickback with Unique

3:00 pm 6:59 pm

Current show

The Kickback with Unique

3:00 pm 6:59 pm