From nominations and hip-hop celebrations, to a visual credit to Philly’s own personality as a hip-hop pioneer, there were some strong Philadelphian ties at the 65th Grammy Awards. Philadelphia owned the classical category. Time for Three and the Philadelphia orchestra won two Grammy awards for Classical Instrument solo and Contemporary Classical Composition. Philadelphian Orchestra conductor Yannick […]
Thom Bell was held in high regard in soul music as a prolific songwriter, producer, and arranger. He was one of the original creators of Philly Soul and worked with countless legends, including The Delfonics, The Spinners, and The O'Jays.
LISTEN TO LADY B TO WIN $10K GIFT OF ENERGY NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open to legal residents of the United States residing within the Philadelphia, PA metropolitan area, who are 18 years of age or older. The “PECO $10K GIFT OF ENERGY GIVEAWAY” ends on December 30, 2022. Subject to Official Rules.
Democrat Josh Shapiro won the race for governor of Pennsylvania, defeating Republican Doug Mastrian. Shapiro led Mastriano by about 11 percentage points. Shapiro ranks at 54.7% with 2,467,484 votes and Mastrian ranks at 43.4% with 1,956,038 votes. Shapiro will succeed Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, who served two consecutive four-year terms, a total of 8 years. […]
Classix 107.9 Presents Lady B’s Holiday Basement Party featuring DJ Touchtone! With music, food & drinks, giveaways and more! GET TICKETS HERE
See Maverick City and Kirk Franklin live in Philly on Saturday, November 5th at the Wells Fargo Center. ENTER BELOW TO WIN TICKETS!
Former NFL cornerback Antonio Dennard was shot and killed early Sunday morning in the parking lot of Legends bar and restaurant in Muhlenberg Township, just outside of Reading, PA. Antonio was born in Chicago, and played at Langston University in Oklahoma before playing in the NFL from 2012-to-2014 with the Green Bay Packers, New York […]
The city of Philadelphia took action to release an official apology for the city’s involvement in the Holmesburg Prison experiments. The Holmesburg Prison experiments were performed throughout the 1950s to the 1970s. The mastermind behind the experiments were former University of Pennsylvania researcher Dr. Albert Kligman. The now-disgraced researcher dealt his experiments on mostly on […]