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In June of 2020 WURD Radio will present a Celebration of Black Women In Music and Literature. The month-long celebration will run throughout June and will highlight Black women musicians, authors, and their work which is often at the center of cultural preservation and movement building. The series will highlight the work of Maya Angelou, [...]

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

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.

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.

WURD Speaks Black Music Month celebration examined the music of our struggle — yesterday and today — artists who carried the torch in times past and those who continue to keep the torch lit. We know that music has played a pivotal role in every movement for Black liberation. Today is no different. This interactive event […]

WURD Speaks Black Music Month celebration examined the music of our struggle — yesterday and today — artists who carried the torch in times past and those who continue to keep the torch lit. We know that music has played a pivotal role in every movement for Black liberation. Today is no different. This interactive […]

How does Debbie Allen do it, do ALL of it…at such a high level for so long? Listen to her discuss the power of good parenting, strong work ethic and creative vision with MOJO host Stephanie Renée.


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