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CONTACT: Kelly Harrington | Communications Manager | REACH Media Inc.
Ed Lover Brings Throwback Hip Hop to His Biggest Audience Yet with New Morning Drive Radio Show Syndicated by Reach Media Inc.
The Ed Lover Show will air nationally beginning January 11, 2016 from
6am - 10am ET with the Throwback Hip Hop format that launched the sound of a generation.
MC and radio personality Monie Love will join Ed Lover
as a co-host on The Ed Lover Show.
(November 18, 2015 Atlanta, GA) Ed Lover, the voice of Throwback Hip Hop, will expand his reach debuting a new morning drive radio show with co-host Monie Love, syndicated by Reach Media Inc. in collaboration with Radio One. The new 4 hour show, The Ed Lover Show, will feature classic hip hop music, celebrity interviews from the hottest artists and influencers plus features that connect with a generation of urban trendsetters. The show will be syndicated nationally beginning January 11th from 6am to 10am ET.
Ed Lover is a rapper, actor, comedian, musician, radio and television personality who gained a loyal following as a host of Yo! MTV Raps. He has continued on radio most recently hosting Backspin on XM/Sirius. He coined the phrase “C'mon, SON!” and is a member of the Hip Hop Hall of Fame. Ed Lover has been and continues to be an iconic figure in the world of entertainment.
Grammy nominated Monie Love is an MC and radio personality. Born in England, she moved to the United States where audiences have embraced her wit and her love for Hip Hop. Songs like “Monie in the Middle” and “It's a Shame (My Sister)” laid the foundation for her status as a Hip Hop icon.
In the coming weeks The Ed Lover Show will be heard on Radio One station – Philadelphia’s Boom 107.9. The show is expected to appeal other Throwback Hip Hop stations with the format that has shown great success win 2015.
David Kantor, Chief Executive Officer of Radio One’s Radio Group, states “Ed and Monie represent the spirit of the Throwback Hip Hop experience. Their personalities and styles make them the perfect voices as the demand for the growing format expands on radio.”
The Ed Lover Show is distributed by REACH Media Inc., a subsidiary of Radio One.
(Ed Lover photo by Mannion Photography)
About REACH Media, Inc.
REACH Media, Inc. is the leading cross-platform media company with networks and syndicated talent REACHing a predominately adult African-American audience of 12 million on a weekly basis, through broadcasts, digital media, events and initiatives. The company syndicates highly popular radio shows including The Tom Joyner Morning Show, The Rickey Smiley Morning Show, The Russ Parr Morning Show, The Yolanda Adams Morning Show, The D. L. Hughley Show, The Willie Moore Jr. Show, Gospel Traxx with Walt Baby Love and Keepin’ It Real with Al Sharpton, REACHing 1-in-3 African American adults weekly. REACH Media, Inc. provides a strong digital presence through BlackAmericaWeb.com, websites for the syndicated talent, online streaming and mobile apps. Integrated marketing opportunities related to family, education, health and inspirational initiatives are accented by the Company’s commitment to the community. REACH Media Inc., founded in 2003 by Tom Joyner and CEO David Kantor, is a subsidiary of Radio One.