The Host of NYC’s Longest-Running Hip-Hop Radio Show Just Quit in Protest

Jay Smooth is a DJ who until recently hosted the longest-running hip-hop show in New York: The Underground Railroad, which has been airing on the progressive non-commercial station…
Andy Cush / July 19, 2018

Pirate Broadcaster Hijacking U.K. Radio Station to Play Song About Masturbation

A horny radio prankster is jerking around Mansfield 103.2, the local FM station in the town of Mansfield, England. Eight times in the past month,…
Anna Gaca / July 11, 2017

Radio Garden Is An Extremely Cool Site That Lets You Listen to Worldwide Radio Stations by Spinning a Digital Globe

In the span of about 10 minutes this morning, I listened to a dancehall remix of Fat Joe and Remy Ma's "All the Way Up"
Andy Cush / December 14, 2016

2015: The Year the Single Stopped Mattering in Hip-Hop

This week, Drake's If You're Reading This, It's Too Late became the first album released in 2015 to sell a million copies. That's more a…
Andrew Unterberger / August 13, 2015

I Can’t Live Without My Radio: Report Claims People Discover New Music Via Old Media

People may be curious enough to Shazam 5 billion songs (11 million of which were Gotye's), but a new report conducted by Nielsen claims that…
Kory Grow / August 15, 2012

Radio On: Feds Clear Way for New Community FM Stations

New non-commercial radio stations are now one step closer to popping up on the FM dial in communities across the country. Earlier this week, the…
Marc Hogan / March 23, 2012
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