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For this week’s Timeless Tuesday, we will commemorate “Juneteenth”. “Juneteenth” is celebrated on June 19th every year to celebrate the official announcement of the abolishment of slavery. On June 19th, 1865 in Galveston, Texas union soldiers, led by General Gordon Granger, of the Civil War arrived and told all the slaves that they were officially free. Galveston [...]
Moving from London, UK to Atlanta, Georgia may seem anticlimactic for a rising musician, but for Georgina Callaghan, known to the world as Callaghan, that was her path to a music career. It all started with an email to Shawn Mullins via MySpace back in 2009. “I met Shawn in an unusual way,” said Callaghan [...]
Jon B, born Jonathan David Buck, was born in Rhode Island, but his family decided to move to California and raise him there. Jon B’s father was a music professor and his mother was a pianist. His two siblings also played instruments as well. Jon B first started so sing at the age of four [...]
June is Black Music Month, on June 19th 889@Night is highlighting Tupac.
June is Black Music Month, on June 19th Rockers is highlighting I-Octane.
Straight out of Sydney, Australia, is one of the newest and hottest chicks to hip hop, Iggy Azalea. A tall blonde girl is not the typical face of hip-hop’s next it girl, but Iggy is not someone to be brushed aside and forgotten. She was featured as the first female to appear in XXL’s Freshman [...]
Each week, 889@Night will recognize local unsigned talent and promote their music on air as well as on our website. We highlight the talented few who got that “fire”. By the end of the week, we let our listeners choose whether they want these artists to be added to constant rotation or not. This week [...]
June is Black Music Month, on June 18th Rockers is highlighting Steel Pulse.
June is Black Music Month, on June 18th 889@Night is highlighting Nas.
Hello, Chagigah listeners! Summer’s coming, leaving you a little extra time for snacking between family beach trips. How to balance the two, you may be wondering? There’s a whole world of healthy, kosher meals that will keep your vacation body in check without boring your palate. This week we’re heading East for a little Chinese [...]