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

    … Fever was the logical choice to break in the new music to his listeners. He continually refused their payola: money, coke, hookers, candy. Fever was the epitome of radio ethics and the record company heavies could not break him. There was no way that Johnny was going to spin their records. Years later, after the payola episode had long since…

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