Wkys

WKYS, also known as the "Station for Interactive Hip Hop and R&B", is an American radio station broadcasting an urban contemporary radio format, that serves the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Its transmitter is located on the same tower as WRC-TV. The station broadcasts from a class B signal with an effective radiated power of 24,500 watts (24.5 kilowatts(kW) on 93.9 MHz frequency. WKYS has a city of license of Washington, D.C., and is owned by Radio One. It is co-owned with WMMJ, WOL, WPRS and WYCB and has its studios located in Silver Spring, Maryland.
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  • I Took Payola in the Summer of 1988

    … I’m not proud to admit this, but in the summer of 1988 I accepted payola. The whole thing reminds me of a dramatization I’d once seen on TV. A record executive tried to coerce a DJ into playing a record. After he refused, they started playing hardball with Johnny Fever, a popular disc jockey at the Cincinnati radio station, WKRP. Johnny…

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