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Eight days after news of the affair between GMA3 hosts Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes broke, Robach gave (UK's) DailyMail.com an update on their relationship: 'It's kind of over now.' The duo have been 'indefinitely' suspended from the show. Gio Benitez and Stephanie Ramos have anchored the show since Monday...


Jim Stewart, co-founder of Stax Records in Memphis, dies at age 92. During an era of racial strife, white musicians and producers worked alongside Black singers, songwriters and instrumentalists to create the “Memphis sound” embodied by Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes, Booker T. and the M.G.s, Carla and Rufus Thomas, The Staple Singers, Wilson Pickett, Sam & Dave, The Bar-Kays and many others...


They're on STRIKE for at least one day! The New York Times Guild, the union that represents more than 1,000 members at The New York Times is asking readers to not engage in any of the paper's online platforms and stand with them on the digital picket line on Thursday, December 8, 2022. The union and newspaper management were not able to reach agreement on a new contract after 20 months of negotiations...


Bomani Jones who appeared on the 'CNN This Morning' show this week now says, "Nothing I’ve said has spread like my Deion Sanders comments on CNN." He adds, “The only thing in my career that I can think of that has gone as viral as this Deion thing has, is the Donald Sterling thing in 2014.” "Coach Prime" Deion Sanders has announced he is leaving Jackson State for Colorado. He will coach JSU in the Celebration Bowl in Atlanta on December 17, 2022 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.>Read more...


Charlamagne Tha God and DJ Envy announce The Breakfast Club will add rotating guest hosts until a permanent one is named to replace Angela Yee. >Read more...


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September 13, 2021

Jamillah Muhummad, Radio Executive and Programmer Has Passed Away

Jamilah Muhammad considered to be one of the industry's most extraordinary programmers and executives in urban radio has transition over the weekend. She made her marked in several markets and stations including KJLH Los Angeles, WMXD Detroit, WPEG/WBAV Charlotte, WMMJ Washington, D.C., and WGCI/WVAZ in Chicago.

She reportedly died of colon cancer. 


We will update this story once more information is available.


Beautiful words from Frankie Darcell iHeartRadio On-Air Personality at 105.3 WDAS FM and Mix 92.3 WMXD via Instagram.

Her Smile. Today my heart sank yet again for the worlds loss of an incredible human being and women that happened to be a gifted radio programmer. I met and worked with Jam in Detroit @mix923fm as my Program Director. One of the most incredible visionaries of merging music, community events and promotions. When my daughter was a Girl Scout I could always count on Jam to help us meet our sales goals with her huge order of Thin Mints. She loved them. Under her direction I negotiate 2 of my best agreements with her support because she understood her success was contingent on the success of the station which meant the strength and strength and happiness of her on air talent and the goals she set. She never wavered in that support as a supervisor. But more importantly and what I know for sure was her steadfast unwavering faith in God beyond everything else was solid. So much that she programmed Gospel Music into our mainstream format all day Sunday and we celebrated the biggest ratings ever. I send Phallon and my sincerest condolences to her family and friends at the tough time. I’m saddened but I know she’s in Gods great hands. Rest my dear job well done.




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