Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Leave it up to the Florida princess of R&B Yk Osiris to break down why he trully likes big girls. Lizzo wasn’t just a publicity stunt, he actually is attracted to plus size women . Normalizing big girls and little guys one day at time, […]

       Da Baby is in hot water again after slapping a woman while on his way to the stage to perform in Tampa, Florida.  Da Baby, who is currently on his “Up Close and Personal Tour” got too close and too personal with a female fan who he viciously slapped on Saturday night. […]

Text DFW to 24042 to join 97.9 The Beat’s mobile club for exclusive news (Terms & Conditions). Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Looks and sounds like a court room may have to be the judge in the recent altercation at a checkers fast food store in Florida involving Pleasure P. Press play for a few of the concrete details. […]

Text DFW to 24042 to join 97.9 The Beat’s mobile club for exclusive news (Terms & Conditions). Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Kodak Black isn’t the most popular rapper putting on for Florida anymore. YNW Melly has the current crown, with over 60 million streams spread across media platforms. One song, in particular, has grown an extreme heavy internet […]

A video that is going viral video shows an unnamed passenger screaming at a JetBlue airline employee at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, calling him a “rapist,” yelling that she has a gun, as she’s lunging herself onto the counter and then walks away. Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Sign Up For Our Newsletter!  The Latest:

Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Take a glimpse at another side of Kodak that you rarely see. Vibing with the Haitian homies watch what happens, when the link up has been long over due. Potential new music on the way or nah. Did you see those vocals coming?


A Florida 15-year-old girl was chased up a tree by an alligator while she was laying on a raft in a swimming area near,  Alligator Springs.  I’ll tell you one thing I am not swimming in any waters called Alligator anything, nope not me! A deputy was called to the home and eventually had to shoot […]

Last month, state troopers in St. Lucie pulled over a man for driving erratically on Interstate 95.  When cops approached the driver, the smell of alcohol was very obvious and there was an open bottle of rum on the seat. He didn’t deny being drunk he denied driving the vehicle, his dog was the one […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: According to a South Florida news station, Channel 10 News, Kodak Black will be released as early as October of this year. The rapper caught a huge break after 3 of his 7 charges from January’s arrest have officially been dropped. After court earlier this week, the judge ruling over […]


Target is now offering drive-up services in Texas and Florida.  All you have to do is place your order on the Target mobile app and it should be ready in two hours.  They let you know when it’s ready and then all you gotta do is drive-up to the special lil’ parking spot and they bring out […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: Von Miller is used to catching quarterbacks, now he is catching hammerhead sharks?! Von Miller is a Dallas, Texas native who is currently an American football outside linebacker for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. Miller is under investigation by FWC- Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission after […]

Witnesses also claim that Jacksonville's David Swinyar used the "N-word" to describe young African-American men.