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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 [...]
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! To help out, even if it’s in a small way, THE DROP 104.7 put together [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Culture Museum opened on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Weekend in Denver's 5 Points. This museum is celebrating moments in Black culture through an immersive art experience. Charlie Billingsley with her aunt and fellow artist Von Ross. Charlie Billingsley teamed up with her Aunt, Von Ross, to create a space where Black culture is [...]
#NotJustADayOff We ask the question: What does MLK Jr. Day mean to you?  Martin Luther King Jr. day this year is Monday, January 17th. Black families continue to suffer from economic inequity, continue to lose the most basic of rights yet we find resilience and hope in each other. We take pride in our culture [...]
Be honest, when you look at these two photos, which one do you perceive as more 'skilled' or 'professional'?                   No, we aren't trying to trick you. But the truth is, there is no difference other than their clothing. These are both stock photos with absolutely no [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]