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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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October 7, 2021

WDAS FM Personality Patty Jackson Honored By Philadelphia City Council with Ceremonial Street Renaming on the Block She Grew Up On



Philadelphia City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson called into WDAS' Patty Jackson's show to announce the 2300 Block of Ellsworth St will be named Patty Jackson Way. (video from Lorraine Morrill, Community Affairs Director for iHeartMedia Philadelphia.)


“Thanks to Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson, D-2nd District, the 2300 block of West Ellsworth Street will be “renamed” Patty Jackson Way on Friday, Oct. 8 at 4 p.m. This ceremonial (as opposed to official) street renaming will be in honor of the South Philly living legend whose mellifluous voice has graced the region’s radio airwaves for 38 years.” - From Attorney Michael Coard
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