Arts & Entertainment
Before you make your way to theaters for the historic opening weekend of Disney/Marvel’s BLACK PANTHER, it is worth it to refamiliarize yourself with the voices, works and vision of some of the film’s leading characters.
No spoiler alerts necessary. I am merely here to sing praises and offer a Wakanda-style crossed arm salute to Ryan Coogler and any member of the Disney team who had the good sense to hire him to direct this stupendous Black superhero tale. Full disclosure: I am a lifelong, unabashed animated film nut. This means, […]
Hear from dancer/choreographer Ron K. Brown about the joys of heeding the ancestors and merging African Diasporic dance with contemporary.
Watch the Wake Up With WURD team as they chat with Black-ish Actress, Jenifer Lewis. Lewis discusses her memoir, “The Mother of Black Hollywood.”
Click the link to see WURD Radio’s video highlight reel from the Oct 4 ceremony, featuring footage of some of Philadelphia’s most beloved musical legends receiving their just due.
We caught up with Rev. Joe Williams at the Philly Music Walk of Fame ceremony. Hear what he had to say about 2017 inductee Sister Rosetta Tharpe, her connection to Philadelphia, and her influence on gospel music.
WURD Radio was the only media outlet to capture this historic moment in its entirety. Watch as Catto’s legacy receives recognition and his statue is unveiled.
ICYMI: Philly’s DJs share insight on how to grow audience, remain relevant and push the nightlife/music culture of the city forward during the 2017 Philly Fringe Festival. Hear their thoughts and make plans to go shake a tailfeather soon.
Philadelphia native and aerospace legend Colonel Guion Bluford, the first African American astronaut, stopped by the WURD Radio studios to speak to host Stephanie Renée about the importance of STEM education, continuing to inspire talented youth to reach to the stars, and the honor of having his life story told in music on The Mann […]