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June is Black Music Month, on June 26th 889@Night is highlighting Blu.
West coast native Dom Kennedy blessed us recently when he dropped his new project, The Yellow Album. Dom Kennedy’s laid back style really helps him create great summer time music. The Yellow Album is easy to listen to. The project is perfect to listen to in eighty degree weather while cruising down the street with [...]
June is Black Music Month, on June 25th 889@Night is highlighting Kendrick Lamar.
What’s the last album you bought where an artist produced and wrote every record? Well, now there’s an artist who knows how to spread his creativity thick without wearing himself thin. Big K.R.I.T. has been making his way into the underground hip-hop world since 2005 and made his presence known by dropping three album-worthy mixtapes, [...]
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 21st 889@Night is highlighting Roxanne Shante.
June is Black Music Month, on June 20th 889@Night is highlighting Ice Cube.
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 [...]
June is Black Music Month, on June 19th 889@Night is highlighting Tupac.
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 [...]