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Radio Moves and Media Quick Takes


Tee-Roy, iHeartMedia's on-air personality at 93.3 The Beat in Jacksonville, Power 99 in Philadelphia, and in other markets; tells local Jacksonville TV station News 4 that his listeners say play Kanye West in light of Ye's recent anti-Semitic posts on Twitter that have resulted in him being banned by Elon Musk. “I thought more people would be like, ‘Hey, don’t play Kanye. I don’t want to hear him.’ But the response has been the total opposite So, to me, it’s shocking,” Tee-Roy said. “The biggest thing that came up has been race. Everybody’s said, ‘He’s a Black man and we need to support him as a Black man.’”


ABC News president Kim Godwin has decided to take Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes off the air, saying they’ve become too much of an internal and external distraction. Look for the hosts to return rather quickly as the ratings for 'GMA3' from last week saw a significant boost from the prior two weeks before the news of their affair surfaced. Godwin said that the relationship is not a violation of company policy.


Samantha Chatman has been promoted to weekend morning anchor at Chicago's WLS-TV ABC 7 Eyewitness News.


Watch and listen to Angela Yee's last broadcast on The Breakfast Club. Charlamagne and DJ Envy will continue on without a third member as no replacement for Angela has been named as of yet. >Read more...


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September 19, 2021

Rare Air Check of Frankie Crocker at KUTE 102 FM Los Angeles



This rare air check from Frankie Crocker was during his time in Los Angeles at KUTE 102 (101.9 FM). At the time Frankie was being investigated for payola at 107.5 WBLS in New York. He was removed from the airwaves in the Big Apple by Inner City Broadcasting during the investigation. However the company had recently purchased KUTE and relocated Frankie to L.A. to head up the new station. By the way he was not found guilty of payola and returned to NYC within a year.

During one of his breaks, Crocker mistakenly says "107" and jokingly refers to himself as not knowing he was now on the left coast doing radio.

The aircheck comes from Ellis Feaster's aircheck page on YouTube. He's got thousands of airchecks on his page










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