Boom Bap Replaces Beyonce


This I found quite interesting… a radio station in Houston, TX deciding to change its format from all news to all Beyonce… but wait it gets even better… someone finally started thinking… hey, how long can I keep this radio station afloat with just Beyonce music… ok… my take would be… just add Destiny’s Child and Jay Z… well you would still be in trouble in say a month…

Well in comes the genius idea… according to Houston Press “A station ID gave way to an EKG flatline sound effect, then flipping-station static, then a montage that included Naughty By Nature’s “Hip Hop Hooray,” Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg’s “Nothin’ But a G Thang,” Lil Keke’s “Southside,” and finally landed on the Geto Boys’ “Mind Playin’ Tricks on Me.” The next song after that was Ice Cube’s “Check Yo Self,” which of course samples Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five’s “The Message.”… well you get the rest… the end of the Beyonce era.

Radio One announced its new permanent format, Boom 92.1 FM, a Classic Hip Hop station. It is the first major market throwback Hip Hop station of its kind in the country.  “We couldn’t be more excited about bringing Classic Hip Hop back to listeners who grew up on the lyrics, beats and rhythm of this genre of music,” said Terri Thomas, Operations Manager, Radio One of Texas.  Radio One research supports that Houston has an appetite for Classic Hip Hop.  Backspin now has competition… In Houston…

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