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Chance the Rapper announces the launch of the New Chance Arts and Literature Fund for Chicago public schools.

Yesterday, youth 24 years and younger presented “Working the Runway” fashion show at Hyatt, Washington, DC.  Youth who were thought to be lost showed they knew their way to better lifestyles with the help of mentors like Ronald Moten, Dionne Reeder, Chief Groomes of MPD and a host of others that work in the community daily. […]

As the year 2013 wraps up, we’re all preparing and fine tuning our New Year’s resolutions.  The main objective is renewal, reinvention, rebirth, etc.  Out with the old and in with the new, and any other additional New Year’s cliches you can think of… Here Are the Trends That Should Be Left Behind in 2013!  Let […]

93.9 WKYS‘ own Big G attended the DC premiere of 12 Years A Slave along with Radio One’s Roland Martin and X-Factor finalist Marcus Canty. Big G plays in the movie. RELATED: 12 Years a Slave [MOVIE REVIEW] 5 Movies You May Have Seen With Chiwetel Ejiofor Check out the footage below.

  This has to be the twerk fail ever!! See what you started Miley… Warning: As you will see, don’t try this at home unless you are about that life…  

Tamar Braxton, Mario, Sevyn Streeter, Janelle Monae, Yo Gotti, Juicy J, Tiara Thomas and more came out to support Radio One‘s Annual Artist Showcase in DC. Many of the artists took to the stage to preview new and upcoming projects and to thank the Radio One family for their continued support of the years. See […]

Nicki Minaj decided to reveal her “barbs” again on Instagram.  I’m sure her Kens appreciated the gesture. Nicki Minaj Clears Up Rumors of Ghost Writing Nicki Minaj Takes Us On The Set of Chris Brown’s ‘Love More’ Video New Video: Nelly Feat. Nicki Minaj & Pharrell “Get Like Me”

Fat Trel is reportedly making major moves. DMV’s own Fat Trel, who currently deals with Master may have also recently inked a management deal with Maybach Music/Roc Nation, according to reports.  Roc Nation who is also managing fellow DMV artist Wale, may also have their eyes on managing Fat Trel as part of  a  joint deal […]

At least you can’t deny these guys enthusiasm. The Alabama dance team calls themselves the Prancing Elite, and they are twerking their little hearts out! See the video here:

It’s a ‘Best of 2012’ weekend on 93.9 WKYS! Listen all weekend long to win copies of some the BEST albums of 2012! You’ll win albums from T.I., Rihanna, Meek Mill, The Weekend, and Nicki Minaj. Plus, we’ll throw in passes to our WKYS premiere of A Haunted House. Just listen or text ‘2012’ to […]

Via 92Q In the midst of the sexual allegations surrounding Kevin Clash and his affairs with a minor more trouble continues to follow. Numerous publications have reported that Maryland native Kevin Clash has stepped down from his position as the puppeteer and voice of Elmo on Sesame Street. With a statement released by Sesame Workshop they made […]

  Who knew that Juicy J‘s biggest solo hit was created right here in DC? The Three Six Mafia rapper revealed on a radio station interview that he recorded “Bands a Make Her Dance” in girl’s apartment in DC on a $100 microphone. He said the same vocals used in her living room were the same […]