Vernessa Cole

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Black Music Month
In this second episode of our Black Music Month round table series, radio veterans take a look at how the first radio show to exclusively play, the now most popular genre in the world, was heard first on the airwaves of WBLS . Our very own Fred 'Bugsy' Buggs, DJ Red Alert, DJ...
Black Music Month
Photo Credit: Getty Images/Michael Ochs Archives Mr. Magic's Rap Attack with Marley Marl! Turn up your volume and dance as we pay tribute to a WBLS classic show, hosted by Hip-Hop legends, Mr. Magic, Marley Marl and produced by Rap industry pioneer, "Fly Ty." As a team, they...
Black Music Month
We're kicking off our first Black Music Month round table by taking a comprehensive look at the inception of WBLS. Radio legends Vy Higginsen, Ken "Spider" Webb, Fred Buggs, Bob Lee, and music icon, Robert Bell discuss the importance of having a radio station, at the time, that...
Black Music Month
Photo Credit: Getty Images/Gilles Petard In honor of Black Music Month , we’re taking a look at Gerald Alston, an amazing performer, recruited straight out of college to be the lead singer of the legendary R&B group, The Manhattans. Being the son of Rev. J.B. Alston, and the...
Black History
Photo Credit: Getty Images WBLS celebrates Black History Month with “Game Changers” and this week we're highlighting the innovator, risk taker and owner of Make My Cake , Aliyyah Baylor. At the age of 9, Aliyyah became a young culinary entrepreneur, following in the footsteps of...
Black History
(Photo Credit: Getty Images) WBLS celebrates Black History Month with “Game Changers” and we’re kicking it off by highlighting 14-year-old author and activist, Marley Dias . Video of Game Changers: Marley Dias and the #1000BlackGirlBooks Marley is the founder of the #...
She Rocks the Word
On this episode of She Rocks the Word , hosts Neicy Tribbett & Deja Vu are continuing to share from The Armor of God by Priscilla Shirer. The dynamic duo is kicked off this bible study, focusing on the foot armor worn by soldiers, when they went to war. Neicey and Deja...
WBLS Votes
Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com Are you ready? Are prepared? Are you equipped with ALL the info you need to have your voice heard loud and clear this midterm election season 2018? If not, WBLS has your voting need to know, where to go, and what to do, right here! V oter...
WBLS FEATURED
Today, the world remembers the tragedy that happened,17 years ago, that has forever changed life as we know it, in the United States. On September 11, 2001, four planned attacks, across the U.S. east coast, took the lives of more than 3,000 people and injured over 6,000. Two U.S...