A little bit of this with a little bit of that...
If it is Happening...You Might Hear it Here!!!
On-Air: Lorna NewtonThe Connection is a 5 hour music intense show airing live Monday thru Friday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm where you as a listener can experience music that entertains, news and information that transforms, as well as interviews from the hottest celebrities and even a live in studio performance every now and then. If it is happening in the World … you might hear it on “The Connection”.
Adult Conversation At Its Best!!!
On-Air: Doug Banks, DeDe McGuire, George WillbornThe Doug Banks show is an afternoon drive-time show driven to entertain. Join Doug Banks, DeDe McGuire and comedian George Willborn weekdays for the best in adult conversation. You never know what might be said or who just might stop through to pay Doug a visit.
Relaxing, energetic and smooth...
Hosted by Joe Gorham
LEGATO LYCX aka SMOOTH BEATS is a mixture of contemporary jazz, traditional jazz, r&b, neo-soul and world music, presented to the listener as an upbeat version of WHUR’s Quiet Storm. It is a statement to the integrity of the original WHUR format that incorporates all music genres. Legato Lycx air’s 7PM to 11PM, Monday to Thursday with the intent of being that relaxing music oasis’s where the listener can come let the worries of the day slip away.
Not Your Average Hang Out...
On-Air: VariousTHE SPOT is your late night hang out for an intimate connection of the best music WHUR-WORLD has to offer. How about this for a twist, it’s an extension of Legato Lycx. The Spot airs 11PM TO 3AM, Monday to Friday. So if you miss Legato Lycx for any reason you’ll be just as pleased with THE SPOT.
A special groove.
On-Air: VariousOvernights are special with a slow grove into dawn. Following in the historic footsteps of WHUR the “SOFTONES” title was held onto as one of the popular show titles used back in the day. So it is only fitting that we continued its legacy in title to allow us to hold on to this historically classic show titles.
Keep up to date on financial matters.
On-Air: Taylor ThomasLet’s talk money is a 30 minute program about all things money from making it, to the laws & rules that govern it. The first half of the show we talk one on one to experts in the financial industry about policy & procedures that affect us all. The second half of the show we interview successful business owners from all over the world on what it takes to start stay or sell their business in the U.S and abroad.
“Progressive” Hip-Hop with a relaxed style
F, S 7pm-11pm
On-Air: VariousHip Hop with a hint of R&B—every Friday and Saturday from 6:00 to 10pm EST. The music you’ll hear can be coined as “Progressive” Hip-Hop. The Takeover is dynamic, with a relaxed style that hits issues of the day, explores roots of the music, and, in the process, bridges the gap between generations exposed to the music. The topics range from politics to relationships, from music to fashion.
Journey through the world of HBCU Sports.
On-Air: Donal WareFrom The Press Box To Press Row is one of the hottest sports talk shows in the country. Known as "The Voice of Black College Sports" Donal Ware will take you on a journey each week through the world of HBCU Sports and pro sports.
Focusing on the issue of violence
On-Air: Mandrell Birks and Denise McCainThe “Sighlent Storm” is an hour long program, hosted by Mandrell Birks and Denise McCain, airing on Saturdays at 10:00 AM (EST) which is unique in its consideration of the issue of violence against women and men. It emphasizes many interrelated aspects of the issue – physical abuse, sexual assault, young adult violence, hate crimes across the lines of gender, and the gender bias in our judicial system that further victimizes survivors of abuse.
Exploring the best of the blues.
On-Air: Ed WilliamsBlues on Blues is a music intensive 4 hour program that highlights the best of the blues, its heritage, and its artists. This programs serves as a tapestry for the Blues as on-air personality Ed Williams, and producer Jessica Sturgis, take you on a ride through the different genres of music that have been heavily influenced by the Blues.
Be Encouraged. Be Renewed. Be Inspired.
On-Air: Guest SpeakersDivine Inspirations is a one hour program that features notable guest speakers from Howard University’s historic Andrew Rankin Chapel. Broadcasting weekly, the speakers provide encouragement and spiritual guidance.
Experience music from all over the world
On-Air: John Blake and Lisa HollomandThe WorldBeat Experience is a four hour weekly program airing Sunday afternoons 2:00 – 6:00 PM (EST) and featuring music that serves as an educational and entertaining link for the peoples of the world.
Giving listeners a “full-bodied” experience!
On-Air: MC Lyte, Loni Love and Angelique PerrenCafé Mocha is quickly becoming known as the “essence’ of radio! Listeners can have it all...hit music, A-list celebrity interviews, and a listener friendly format; combined with intriguing and stimulating conversation, that women love and men listen to like a fly on the wall! This two hour music driven weekend show is hosted by actress/rapper MC Lyte, comedian Loni Love and broadcast veteran Angelique Perrin.
The only place to wrap up the weekend...
On-Air: Bobby GailesFor the listeners that are tired of hearing the same tunes over and over WHUR-WORLD offers the Weekend Review every Sunday evening from 8p-10p. On-Air Personality Bobby Gailes, and Producer OnRae Watkins, show case the top R&B artists and songs from across the nation. The Weekend Review kicks off with some easy listening in the Pillow Break segment then leads right into a count-down of the top ten songs from the R&B charts.
Jazz for the music lover in us all...
On-Air: Angela StriblingStraight Ahead is a Sunday evening program like no other program you have heard. It is based in Traditional Jazz sprinkled with flavors of Progressive and Contemporary Jazz.
Welcome To WHUR WORLD
WHUR-WORLD, the high quality digital HD2 channel of WHUR-FM, is a progressive mix of music and information:
- whose roots are embedded in the original WHUR concept of “360 degrees of Total Blackness”
- whose broadcast reach is extended by the world wide web
- whose purpose is to offer an alternative multicast of programming that entertains, educates, addresses social problems, and provides context for a mature adult listening audience
WHUR-WORLD is a new high definition radio channel broadcasting culturally rich content to a diverse audience on the WHUR-FM HD Radio network.
Both music and information on WHUR-WORLD will help listeners understand—in keeping with Howard University’s mission – “America and the Global Community.” The music and information are intended to entertain, to inspire creative thought and imagination, and, as appropriate, to change mental perspectives and viewpoints. The music is an intensive blend of Classic Jazz, Rhythm & Blues, Hip Hop, Blues, African-American Folk, and World. Similarly, the non-music information provides context drawing upon multiple cultural sites.