via RadioFacts.com “I had never heard of Donnie until I watched Video Soul many years ago. He was certainly the best host the show ever had and I certainly believe part of his demise on the show was BETs foolish decisions to pair him with co-hosts. I have met Donnie once or twice and he is the very person that was on Video Soul. I’ve just learned that there is a very good chance he will re-emerge on DC radio after his non compete is up in the next year from WPGC. Donnie, compared to most on the list (besides … Continue reading DC’s Own Donnie Simpson Named #2 in the Top 10 Urban DJ’s of All Time
By Kato It started out this morning as intense and antagonizing moments for many listeners who had tuned in to find out the winner of WPGC’s America’s Next Top Jock for the Donnie Simpson Morning Show. Just hours prior, those same listeners were loging online and voting for their favorites out of the top 5 finalist picked. These 5 had gotten their own day to showcase what they had to offer not only Donnie Simpson, but the entire DMV as well. Among those top 5 was DC’s own Bootsy Vegas, better known to the Go-Go community as E of OP … Continue reading Donnie Simpson’s Got a Brand New Bag – Mike, Anji and Bootsy!
Recent reports from the National Journal’s Congress Daily is stating that the Lanham based urban radio giant Radio One had come under the House Judiciary Committee’s fire for their refusal to testify at a hearing billed as a forum for the purpose of examining plummeting advertising revenues, increasing media consolidation, and a pending legislation that would put an end to long standing copyright royalty exemption for over the air radio. Something that broadcasters are opposed to. On Thursday, July 9, 2009, Chairman John Conyers and other members of the Judiciary scolded Radio One found Cathy Hughes and her son, Alfred … Continue reading Radio One Gets Heat from the Hill