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Beginning September 26, Elizabeth Wellington — fashion columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer — will appear every Friday at 8:00 a.m. on Wake Up With WURD to discuss fashion trends, pop culture, and hot news. Tune in every Friday to get caught up on the latest!

If past is prologue, Budweiser Made In America, the Labor Day concert series helmed by Hip Hop impresario Jay-Z, will gross over $5 million. How much of that money will go directly into Philadelphia’s coffers? None.

On September 2, Journalist Solomon Jones joined 900AM-WURD as the new host of “Wake Up With WURD!” He has a powerful vision for the show — click the headline for a moving video where Solomon talks about what he has planned. #speakingtruthtopower

On September 2, Solomon Jones kicked off his first day as the new host of “Wake Up With WURD” with a bang by talking with U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah (2nd District) about recent allegations of misappropriation of campaign contributions during his 2007 run for mayor of Philadelphia.

We are excited to announce that journalist Solomon Jones has joined 900AM-WURD to host our “Wake Up With WURD” morning drive time program! The show’s new time is weekdays, 7:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M., and it will feature a mix of real-time news commentary, headlining guest interviews and humor.

We’ve got a great line-up of guest hosts while Nick Taliaferro is on vacation this week. Today, it’s author Solomon Jones (@solomonjones1), who is ready to take your calls and questions about #Ferguson at 215-634-8065 or 1-800-866-0900.

Wake up bright and early on Thursday for a jam-packed edition of “Wake Up With WURD,” 6:00 A.M. to 10:00 AM. Tune in at 900AM in the Philadelphia area, online worldwide at, or on the 900AMWURD app for Android or iPhone.

Full-length video of WURD Speaks: Black Beauty Politics, an interactive examination of the fascinating, complicated and sometimes controversial ways Black beauty has been portrayed since Africans arrived on American shores.

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