Colorado

On air host Maleman sat down with Denver Mayor Mike Johnston on THE MISSION for a candid conversation about life and work. Check out the full 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 THE MOVEMENT AND DONATE TODAY!  A [...]
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s most famous speech details his dream of racial integration, but he was also deeply invested in fighting for the rights of poor and working-class people regardless of race, and far beyond the American South. In fact, in 1966, he and his family moved to the West Side of Chicago into [...]
Motivated for 2024 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 [...]
We've partnered again with SONIC to help give food to our communities and we're inviting you to be part of it! Download THE DROP 104.7 app and visit a participating SONIC location anytime November 6th - 22nd, 2023 to donate non-perishable food items to benefit Denver Inner City Parish, and receive a FREE small fountain [...]
Join us in welcoming our new Assistant General Manager of Radio and Program Director, Ayana Contreras! Ayana is a cultural historian, author, radio DJ and archivist, Contreras joins the station from Chicago, IL where she helped create and served as content director for the first urban alternative radio station. An avid collector with more than [...]
For this edition of Community Corner, on-air personality, SugaBear, sat down with Amanda Gordon, founder and CEO of GoJo Auto, the first Black woman-owned used car dealership in Colorado. Tune in to learn more about the car buying process and how to avoid predatory car buying tactics.   Watch the interview below:
We've partnered again with SONIC to help give food to our communities and we're inviting you to be part of it! Download THE DROP 104.7 app and visit a participating SONIC location anytime November 6th - 22nd, 2023 to donate non-perishable food items to benefit Denver Inner City Parish, and receive a FREE small fountain [...]
Early giving starts today! Colorado Gives Day. Easily the best day to give. What if there was a day that, as Coloradans, we got to celebrate the impact of coming together and lifting up our local communities? A day when we join arm in arm with our neighbors, jump into the pool of positivity together, [...]
On-air personality Maleman got a chance to swing by his old stomping grounds, Montbello High School for National Walk/Roll to School Day! Maleman, together with on-air personality Ya Girl Cedes, showed up as celebrity crossing guards for the day! They handed out raffle tickets and took photos with staff and students. Studentswere encourged to celebrate [...]
Local artist London Monroe dropped her new music video and it's "Fire!" Check it out and show some #LocalLove.

August 24, 2023

THE DROP 104.7 celebrates 50 years of Hip Hop with SoJo Social Justice Community Conversation & Concert. This special evening features The Reminders, a legendary performance by Talib Kweli and a community conversation and Q&A with Public Enemy’s own, Chuck D.al Justice Community Conversation & Concert with Chuck D, Talib Kweli & The Reminders  Sunday, [...]

July 28, 2023

Join us for Unique's Back to School Giveback! Date: Saturday, August 12th, 2023 Location: Fades Barber and Salon | 14044 E. Mississippi Ave Aurora, CO 80012 Time: Noon to 3pm Live music, food, backpacks, and haircuts! Free haircuts for anyone with a valid K-12 student ID. Get there early, first 100 haircuts are free! All [...]
We celebrated the release of the Barbie Movie in style with this amazing cake from a local bakery, lé Bakery Sensual! Go show some #LocalLove and support a local business y’all! Also, on-air host Ya Girl Cedes is a real life Barbie fr!
104.7 THE DROP invites you to the 6th annual Aurora Day Backpack GIVEAWAY! Sunday, August 6th 12 pm (noon) – 4 pm Knights of Columbus 13645 E Bayaud Ave Aurora, CO 80012 Live DJ, food, bouncy house, & face painting for the kids and, of course, BACKPACKS! Community groups will be in attendance lending their [...]
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 the water while you brush those [...]
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! If you want to nominate someone you know that can use a little help to [...]
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!
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]

Join us for a space of celebration and connection as we come together to share the stories of Colorado’s Black queer community. Bring your memories, and we will give you the tools to record your stories! What: Memory recording workshop Who: All those who embrace their African American heritage and their queerness. When: Tuesday, September […]

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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Rotimi LIVE at Herman's Hideaway Herman’s Hideaway and THE DROP 104.7 want to give you the chance for a special Valentine’s experience with actor/singer ROTIMI live in concert Friday, February 11th.  Let us make your Valentine’s Day so sweet that you’ll fall in love! This giveaway is supported by SettleUp!

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