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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! To help out, even if it’s in a small way, THE DROP 104.7 put together [...]
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!
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
These Hip Hop Holiday memes SLEIGH (get it?): Believe it or not...Mariah Carey made a lot of other songs... We always had that ONE person who got you the gift they swore they didn't get you...and they always made this face. This is the moment you realized you grew up... Break out the champagne glasses! And [...]

SAT APR 16, 2022 – 6:30 PM KS 107.5 PRESENTS KEVIN GATES & GUCCI MANE with Young Nudy & Jackboy Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO Ages: All Ages

Tyler, The Creator Call Me If You Get Lost Kali Uchis, Vince Staples, Teezo Touchdown Tue, Mar 29, 2022 – 7:00PM

FRI JAN 28, 2022 – 7:00 PM Icelantic’s Winter on the Rocks: Diplo, Sofi Tukker Talib Kweli, DJ Matt Cassidy, Jacoby Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO

Rapper Young Dolph has passed away after being shot in Memphis. Young Dolph got his first big break with his debut album ‘King of Memphis’. He was also the cousin of the late Juice WRLD. While Young Dolph was known widely for his music, he was also a philanthropist. Last year, he donated $25,000 to [...]