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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 [...]
West Coast! Last week on-air host Maleman sat down with West Coast rappers C-Bo and Pizzo to talk their tour, keys to longevity, top California rappers and more! Check out the interview below: Want more music news, updates and more? Subscribe to THE SAMPLE, our E-Newsletter in your inbox every other Thursday! CLICK HERE TO JOIN [...]
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 [...]
Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy is commemorated in The Mile High City every January with what has grown to be one of the largest MLK Jr. Day celebrations in the U.S. — even larger than that of Washington, D.C.! Martin Luther King MARADE (March and Parade) this annual event is the only [...]
Last week on The Morning DROP, Comedian and writer Josh Johnson dropped by studio! Check out the interview: https://www.thedrop303.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Josh-Johnson-Interview-EDIT-SEG-1-1-5-23.mp3 https://www.thedrop303.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Josh-Johnson-Interview-EDIT-SEG-2-1-5-23.mp3   Josh Johnson is a stand-up, writer, and performer from Louisiana by way of Chicago. He is currently a writer on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and is a former writer and performer on [...]
Looking for something to do for NYE? We got you! Here's some things to do around the Mile High City that are worth checking out this NYE! Decadence New Year's Eve The Clocktower Cabaret's Annual New Year's Eve Burlesque Bash Denver New Year's Eve Black Tie Party 2022 Denver NYE Cocktail Party A Night in [...]
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!
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 [...]
Colorado Gives Day on December 6, is a statewide movement to strengthen the nonprofits in our community. You can support THE DROP 104.7 early by donating TODAY! Make a greater impact with your donation and give KUVO a larger chance at the $1.6 million incentive fund! Be a part of Colorado’s largest day of giving, [...]

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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Denver Broncos regular season kicks off on Monday, September 12th! Broncos Regular Season Schedule:  Monday, Sept. 12 @6:15pm MST | Seahawks vs. Broncos  Sunday, Sept. 18 @2:25 pm MST | Broncos vs. Houston Texans Sunday, Sept. 25. @6:20 pm MST | Broncos vs. San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Oct. 2. @2:25 pm MST | Las [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
The Broncos pre-season kicks off on Saturday, August 13th, with our new quarterback, Russell Wilson! Broncos Pre-Season Schedule:  Saturday, Aug. 13 @7pm MST - Broncos v. Dallas Cowboys (Home game) Saturday, Aug. 20 @11am MST - Bills v. Broncos (Away game) Saturday, Aug. 27 @7pm MST - Broncos v. Vikings (Home game) Where to watch:  [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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.! [...]