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Automation


Host: Robot Overlord

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6:00 pm 9:00 pm

Automation


Host: Robot Overlord



A short look into the alienation of Black people from the very genre they created:   “The night Jimi died I dreamed this was the latest step in a plot being designed to eliminate Blacks from rock music so that it may be recorded in history as a creation of whites. Future generations, my dream […]

Hip-Hop’s Origins Hip-Hop originated in New York City in the 1970s, where DJ’s would scratch records to create a looped rhythm, and MCs would then rap over the beat. It started out as “party rap” that originated from the block parties thrown on the streets of NYC. Despite the East Coast being the birthplace of […]

Today we’re diving into the Zambian rock scene known as “Zamrock.” This genre emerged in the east African country of Zambia in the 1970s as a fusion of western-style psychedelic rock and traditional African rhythms.               In 1964. Zambia gained independence from England, and the newly elected president enacted […]

Did you know: music journalists are more likely to categorize Black musicians as R&B artists even if their music “breaks barriers” or “redefines” that genre? R&B music is great! But, limiting Black artists to one category is not. A lot of the music that gets labelled as R&B actually has more in genre with other […]

Black musicians have had a profound influence on the culture of the United States and the world, and are responsible for pioneering the majority of music we listen to today. It would be irresponsible to be members of WHRW and broadcast music without acknowledging and educating our community on the numerous contributions that Black artists […]

Summer Programming is now in effect.

We are sad to announce that WHRW will be putting all programming, including music and public affairs shows on hold for the next two weeks. Automation will be on until further notice. As tough as a decision this was to make, we believe it is the best course of action to protect the health of […]

Wake up – Read – Cereal – Procrastinate Work – Work – Procrastinate Work- Lunch – Nap – Workout – Procrastinate Work – Work – League of Legends – Cereal – Read – Sleep – Repeat. When I procrastinate work sometimes I find a cool album. That’s basically it. Thanks to whoever checks out these […]

Another day of quarantine, another day of Know Your DJ. This time we’ll be showcasing our lovely Miya Carmichael, aka DJ Meems! DJ Meems has been a DJ with us for about a year now, playing what she would call  “chill pop”, music that you can still move to but isn’t in your face pop”. […]

Hi, my name is Sebastian Howard. Im the Heritage Director at WHRW. “On Cue” is a blog post where I (and hopefully other department directors) will post the albums, songs mixes etc. they have been listening to on a semi-regular basis. This is the first. In general I listen to all types of R&B and […]