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Honoring one of Philadelphia’s own creative giants – James Mtume – on the celebration of his TVOne UNSUNG special and so much more!

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.

Meet Mehereta Baruch-Ron, the first Ethiopian-born Deputy Mayor of Tel Aviv, Israel.

Hear from dancer/choreographer Ron K. Brown about the joys of heeding the ancestors and merging African Diasporic dance with contemporary.

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.

When Ava DuVernay comes to Philadelphia, great things ensue. See her award acceptance speech from this year’s Black Star Film Fest!


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