Launch of Juneteenth radio station

Station promises new diverse voices



TODAY IS JUNE TENTH, THE FESTIVAL COMMEMORATING THE END OF SLAVERY. THE FEDERAL VACANCY WILL BE OBSERVED TOMORROW. LAST YEAR, THE UNITED STATES SENATE UNANIMOUSLY PASSED A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING JUNE 19 AS A NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE DAY, MARKING IT AS A UNITED STATES HOLIY.DA AND TODAY A NEW RADIO CHANNEL THAT CAN BE HEARD STATEWIDE IS LAUNCHED. GERRON JORDAN NOW ON THE IMPORTANCE OF THIS DAY AND THE NEW VOICES YOU GO HR. >> THERE IS A NEW SOUND ON THE AIR. >> WE SAW AN OPPORTUNITY HERE AT MILW AUKEE TO BRING SOMETHING UNIQUE AND DIFFERENT TO OUR CITY’S MEDIA LANDSCAPE >> AND IT’S ROOTED IN ALL THINGS CULT.UR >> WE WANT TO SHOW DIFFERENT ASPECTS OF BLACK CULTUREHA TT ARE NOT HIGHLIGHTED IN TODA MEDIA >> TARIK MOODY IS THE PROGRAMMING DIRECTOR OF HYF NEW ALTERNATE URBAN STREAMING MEDIA CHANNEL LAUNCHES TODAY FROM MILWAUKEE RADIO .988 >> L ‘URBAN ALTERNATIVE IS ESSENTIALLY ABOUT RECOGNIZING THE OZE COMMUNITY, THE BLACK COMMUNITY, CAN’T ENTER THE BOXES. WE ARE AS DIVERSIFIED AS ANY COMMUNITY. WHETHER IT’S AFROBEATS, OR HIS JAZZ OR EVEN FKOL BLACKS HAVE PARTICIPATED IN CREATING THE 09:16:45 FOLK SCENE. SO WE WANT TO SHOW THE BEAUTY AND DIVERSITY OF OUR CULTURE >> MOODY, WHO HAS HOSTED ITS NATIONALLY SYNDICATED RHYTHM LAB RADIO FOR NEARLY 20 YEARS, SAYS HYFIN IS MORE THAN MUSIC. >> HYFIN GRAMMATICALLY IS A TOOL THAT CONNECTS TWO. W WE WANT TO USE THIS TO CONNECT CULTURES, CONNECT THE DIVERSITY OF OUR MUSIC AND THE DIVERSITY OF OUR PEOPLE WITH HYF.IN >> AND HE HOPE THE CONNECTION IS A CONNECTION THAT CAN GIVE THE DIVERSE VOICES IN THE COMMUNITY SPACE AND ONE PLE.AC >> ESPECIALLY YOUNG BLACK PROFESSIONS, ALL BLACKS. I FEEL LIKE THEY HAVE BEEN NEGLECTED CULTURAL OPPORTUNITIES LIKE ATLANTA AND CHARLOTTANE NASHVILLE AND I SEE A LOT OF BLACK YOUNG PEOPLE I TALK TO THEM AND THEY ARE FRUSTRATED WITH CULTURAL OPPORTUNITIES >> HE WILL BE JOINED BY ELEMENT EVEREST BLANKS. >> OUR PLAYLIST IS GOING TO BE 60-40 YOU NEVER HEAR. 60% OF WOMEN VOICE OVER MY MOTHERS, OUR SISTERS, ROU COUSINS, OUR AUNTS THEIR VOICES WILL BE THROUGH OUR SPEAKERS. BOUNCE HOME CONNECTING OUR CULTURE THROUGH MUSIC AND THIS IS SOMETHING WE DON’T TRADITIONALLY HEAR WHEN YOU LISTEN TO MAINSTREAM RADIO – YOU HEAR MEN’S VOICES BUT THESE MEN WERE RAISED BY WOMEN. >> ALSO JOIN THE HYFIN CREW DJ BRUWER, AHONTNY FOSTER AND CHRIS ALEXANDER ALL UNDERSTANDING THE IMPORTANCE OF A JUNETEENTH LNCH.AU >> WHAT DOES THIS MEAN? >> WE SEE THE POWER OF THIS AND WHAT IT REALLY MEANS. AND WHAT WE’RE TRYING TO DO IS LIBERATE BY LETTING THE RLWO KNOW, THE CITY KNOW, LET THIS REGION KNOW, THIS IS WHERE ARE. WE ALSO WANT TO AMPLIFY OUR BLACK COMMUNITY WHETHER IT IS BUSINESSES, ENTREPRENEURS, ORGANIZATIONS OR INDIVIDUALS AS WELL THROUGH STORYTELLING AND OTHER OPPORTUNITIES LIKE EVENTS LIKE WL.EL > > HOW WILL THIS HELP HEAL WHEN THERE IS A PROBLEM FACING PROFESSIONALS IN MILWAUKEE? >> IT’S A MATTER OF REPRESENTATION. IF YOU HEAR AN ARTIST DOING MESOTHING THAT YOU DON’T NORMALLY HEAR, HE MIGHT SAY OH I DID NOT KNOW I COULD DO THIS GHRI THAT WE WANT TO SHOW THE PURE DIASPORA OF OUR CULTURE. >> I AM GERRON JORDAN WISN 12 NEWS. MATT: SOME HYFIN SHOWS WILL BE SIMULARLY RUNNING ON 88.9 FM. YOU CAN ALSO STREAM THE STATION ONLINE AND VIA AN APP. WE HAVE A PUBLISHED LINK ON WISN.COM. NEXT, NEW JOBS FOR AFGHAN REFUGEES AT WISCONSIN COMPIES.AN ROB

Launch of Juneteenth radio station

Station promises new diverse voices

Station promises new diverse voices

Station promises new diverse voices