Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Sign Up For Our Newsletter! At last, we the people and the true fans of East Texas legendary icon Jamie Foxx can take a sign of relief. This most recent video above confirms that our prayers have been answered. The road to recovery hasn’t looked better for Jamie. Press play […]

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Immediately after his release from prison last year, Gucci Mane wasted no time hitting the studio collaborating with the best in the game to put him back at the top of the rap scene. While he was putting together the music that would eventually dominate the charts, he was also writing a book about his […]

Headkrack stumbled upon an article that outlines 5 ways that can help us live longer.

The artist known as Nebu Kiniza stopped by the 97-9 studios recently to fill us in on who he is, his musical print and what his future plans are for the immediate future and beyond. He also breaks down the deep and personal meaning behind his stage name and his views on politics. Press play and get to know Nebu […]

Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds are set to star in new sci-fi flick Life, which takes place on the International Space Station.

Paul Wall and Baby Bash appeared in a Houston courtroom Tuesday on drug charges. They along with eight other people were arrested last week during a raid according to Houston police, both charged with manufacturing and delivering a controlled substance between 4 and 400 grams. According to court docs, they had THC, the active ingredient […]

Dj Sixth Sense’s DMV Music Pick Of The Day: The Crossrhodes The Crossrhodes is Raheem Devaghn and W. Ellington Felton  

Wes Moore, a veteran, youth advocate, social entrepreneur, and best selling author joined Jeff Johnson and Rickey Smiley on the air to talk about hit new book, “The Work.” Wes runs a startup in Baltimore that help kids graduate from college. His book deals with creating a life where your work, not your day job […]

Actor Michael Jace has finally reached the end of his trial and received his prison sentence on Friday.

Pastor Hayes shares a few powerful words about the life of Prince, and his untimely passing. He reminds us that Prince stood for the undefined, defining yourself and not letting anyone do that for you. He also talks about how, despite the years on his life being lower than we had ever imagined, he used those […]

The world got the shocking news of Prince’s passing yesterday and several celebrities have taken to social media to express their condolences, discuss the legacy he left behind and the impact he had on music, and to share personal stories. Dallas princess Erykah Badu is one of those celebrities who had a close relationship with the […]