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Marcus Ardoin & Da Zydeco Legends traveled to Philadelphia with Rockin’ Dopsie Jr & The Zydeco Twisters last month as part of WXPN’s Zydeco Crossroads. Check out their exciting video recap, featuring WURD’s own Stef Renée, who has hosted the last two concerts.

Check out our video preview of the second episode of Mind Your Business, which focuses on Caribbean-American restaurant 48th St. Grille!

It is never easy to hear about friends and loved ones passing, but it’s particularly difficult to say goodbye to those who once loved you unequivocally, long before they reached old age.

Did you miss the video preview of the first episode of Mind Your Business? We profiled Stacey Thomas, owner of the Philadelphia Wedding Chapel, a business with great potential. Watch the video, and check out the Wake Up With WURD podcast with our business advice.

After being selected as President Obama’s first inaugural poet and the critical acclaim she’s gaining for her new memoir, Elizabeth Alexander is destined to become the household name that her pedigree demands. But she’s been a rock star to me ever since my freshman year at Penn, when she helped an insecure teenager accept her gift of verse.

I can barely imagine being alive for 50 years, yet Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea have been professional colleagues and personal buddies since the 1960s.

De La Soul is my favorite hiphop group of all time. And as they near their 30th anniversary in the music business, they are rethinking their relationship with the creativity they love and seeking new collaborations and forms of expression to extend their storied career. I am watching and learning.

Tweet is back! WURD Backstage host Stef Renée caught up with the “Southern Hummingbird” Tweet during her recent swing into Philadelphia for the first live performance of her own material in 10 years.

Lots of wonderful content and new voices are coming to the 900AM-WURD airwaves on Fridays – click the headline for details!


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