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Want to win Tickets to the Nuggets vs Timberwolves Game 2?… Tune in to The Kick Back with Unique and Cedes and listen for “2 Truths and a Lie” during the 4 o’clock hour. We will ask three questions related to Colorado Driving Laws, and you have to pick out the lie. Be the first […]

Community Corner hosts SugaBear and LaMolly talk with Sade Cooper, Javon Brame and Katherine Casey from Justice for Black Coloradans about their historic work to secure reparations for the Centennial State’s Black residents through the legislative process.

Prince Dykes of “The Investor Show” joined Community Corner with SugaBear and La Molly to discuss the critical importance of teaching our youth about financial literacy.

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 [...]

January 14, 2024

Join us for an uplifting afternoon of laughter and gospel music at the Black Joy Gospel Experience, a comedy show and gospel concert presented by KUVO JAZZ and 104.7 THE DROP. When: Saturday February 24th 2024 | 2:00 pm Where: New Hope Baptist Church, 3701 Colorado Boulevard, Denver, CO This event will be hosted by the talented actor, radio [...]
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 [...]
This week on SugaBear's Community Corner, we had special guest Maryum Ali with us in the studio! We could listen to her talk for hours, she told so many incredible stories. She discussed yhe 20th anniversary of her children’s book about her father Muhammad Ali’s life, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and more! Watch the [...]
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 [...]
On Air Host Maleman with KUVO On Air Host Tree King After receiving tickets to The Hip-Hop Nutcracker, I was itching to see what it was about. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but WOW – what a show! One of the founding fathers of Hip Hop, Kurtis Blow, MC’d the show. The show began [...]
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:
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 [...]
Last week Morning DROP host interviewed the hip hop legend, RZA! RZA has produced almost all of Wu-Tang Clan's albums making him the de facto leader. He's also cousins with Wu-Tang members Ol' Dirty Bastard and GZA, two other founding members of the Wu-Tang Clan. Check out the interview below: https://www.thedrop303.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/2-17-23-RZA-Interview-SKIMMER.mp3 Want more music news, [...]
For Black History Month Sie FilmCenter has partnered together with THE DROP 104.7, KUVO JAZZ 89.3, Black Pride Colorado, Color Of Noize and Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, to bring you "Black History Sounds Like... 90's Film Edition! A film series celebrating great black stories, performances, and chart-topping music! Click here for the list of movies [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 

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 […]

Youth on Record has announced the official Underground Music Showcase (UMS) pocast called “Underground at the Showcase” is now available on ALL major streaming platforms! The podcast has 14 episodes and includes interviews with UMS performers from the previous summer. The show was produced by five youth interns from Youth on Record. Giving people the […]

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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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,  [...]
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, [...]

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