The Hip-Pop Switch: Radio & Industry Experts Discuss Shift on the Airwaves
There's no denying that music is changing. In the past, genres sat in separate boxes, but these days, musical boundaries are nonexistent. Never before has the word "crossover" been more popular or more prevalent in radio formats. While hip-hop and R&B have been known to share top billings on the charts, as of late, dance and pop-centric songs from R&B crooners and rappers have ta
J. Cole, Meek Mill, Kelly Rowland Set for Power Live
Some of rap and R&B's major players are joining forces to bring their star power to the stage for Power 105.1 presents Power Live at the Beach in New York City on Sunday, August 21. The event, set to take place on Governors Island, features an all-star ensemble from Brooklyn's own Fabolous to Roc Nation signee J. Co...
Lil Mama Takes Jabs at Nicki Minaj, Cries Over Mother
Lil Mama may not have a song that's hitting radio airwaves but that doesn't mean the spotlight isn't shining upon her. The Brooklyn native recently visited Power 105.1's the Breakfast Club in New York City to discuss her break from making tracks like her once popular 'Lip Gloss,' however, things took a dramatic turn when she broke down in tears when speaking of her deceased mother...
Funkmaster Flex Defends Mister Cee’s Reputation
After news broke of New York City Hot 97 DJ Mister Cee's arrest for lewd sexual conduct with a reported male prostitute, the critics -- including rival radio station Power 105.1 -- have sounded off on the incident without restraint. But, while Twitter serves as a platform for its users to voice their opinions, a page created in Mister Cee's name and firing back at critics appears to be a fake... R
The Clipse — A Day in the Life
The Clipse's new album 'Til the Casket Drops' features Kanye West, Keri Hilson and album artwork by graffiti legend Kaws. The inscrutable, hard-boiled Virginia Beach rappers re-popularized coke rap -- thanks in part to a former manager recently admitting to distributing more than a half-ton of cocaine and marijuana -- are the same humble, soft spoken blood brothers who came up with Pharrell "