Radio One Exclusives

Hydeia Broadbent, one of the most notable voices in the fight against the HIV/AIDS epidemic, passed away on February 20.

The 6th annual Urban One Honors is right around the corner! This year, we’re giving the Best in Black their well-deserved flowers. Grammy Award-winning songstress LeToya Luckett is back once again to host the fan-favorite Backstage Pass sponsored by Intuit TurboTax.  This special segment brings you exclusive interviews with the show’s honorees, performers, and presenters.  LeToya will […]

After his trip to Ethiopia in 1978, Bob Marley was determined to make a return to Africa and did so 2 years later to celebrate Zimbabwe gaining their independence from Britain. Watch his performance here...

The suspect in the unfortunate Lakewood Church shooting Sunday (Feb. 11th) afternoon has now been identified by authorities as 36-year-old Genesse Ivonne Moreno. Authorities claim that Moreno had a history of mental illness (including being placed under emergency detention in 2016), went by both male and female aliases and previously took medicine for schizophrenia ( […]

Amidst the gridiron clash between the San Francisco 49ers and the (champions) Kansas City Chiefs in the 2024 Super Bowl, eyes were laser-focused on one person: Usher Raymond IV. The eight-time Grammy winner took America’s stage February 11th at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, delivering a historical 15-minute performance for millions of viewers worldwide. Usher’s […] The post 10 Hits Usher Didn’t Perform at the Super Bowl appeared first on 101.1 The Wiz.

In a world of many legends and icons, there is only one Frankie Beverly. With sounds that have a proven ability to soothe and transcend generations, Mr. Beverly is a significant part of Black America’s soundtrack. The front man of the incomparable Frankie Beverly and Maze is the “Ambassador Of Soul” whose music can change […] A popular YouTube vlogger is sharing the downside of getting what she called a “Christian BBL” in December. Sophia Idahosa, known as Sophiology on YouTube, has been documenting her experience in getting a Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL). As reported by Complex, Idahosa visited Houston cosmetic surgeon Dr. Jung Money for liposuction and a fat transfer, […]

Kim Burrell is doubling down on her recent “let that mask work for you” virality. Though controversial opinions are keeping her name trending, Burrell is choosing to own her narrative! Kim Burrell launches “Let That Mask Work Fuh’ Ya” merch “I was encouraging this woman to hear the voice of God, and not just […]

As Megan Thee Stallion and Nicki Minaj rip into each other on wax, we wonder how they stack up against the disses of these female rap icons.