JJ's Blog

      People always ask me what this is hanging on my living room wall. 😏 Hip Hop Heads may already know. 😬 It is Hip Hop’s Birthday. If you don’t know the exact story of how Hip Hop began you should google it cause its a pretty cool piece of history. Technically, the […]


Da Boi Genius goes to London for the 2012 Olympics and introduces the world to 97.9 The Box. Follow On Twitter @979TheBox @DaBoiGenius


Before the screening of the Art Of Rap movie by Ice-T, Da Boi Genius kept the Box Listeners/Movie Goers entertained with random trivia questions and fun games like Paper Rock Scissors. Look at the video below.

JJ talked to rapper Diggy Simmons  about his new album, Unexpected Arrival (in stores now!) and about his rumored model girlfriend, the J. Cole beef and more!  Listen below!!! [ooyala code=”NhMjQxNTosd3YQcpozdc2z-OMeVt5pbB”] Check out Diggy’s video “4 Letter Word” below: MORE EXCLUSIVES:  Big Krit introduces “Live From the Underground” to Htown! Random Questions With Charlie Wilson [VIDEO] French […]

Rapper turned reality star T.I. was spotted living it up in Washington D.C. with his wife Tiny. Our friends at 92Q got some photos of…

Am I the only one irritated when the complimentary service individuals in public restrooms, at nightclubs, take all of the paper towels out of the paper towel dispenser??  I’m honestly a little offended they feel my motor skills won’t allow me to reach, grab a towel, and dry my own hands in one smooth movement. […]

New Music

THE CHARTS DECODED Every Monday, Frequency News will take a close look at what is going on with the Urban Mainstream, and Urban Adult radio airplay charts AND the album sales charts from the previous week. We will keep track of what is happening with your favorite music so that you don’t have to! __________________________________________________________ […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) 90 Warren St, Roxbury, MA 02119 When: March 1973 What: In March 1973, Boston’s WILD was sold to Sheridan Broadcasting Network, who switched the station from rock and roll to an urban contemporary format. At points WILD was the only station playing R&B music in Boston. «  PREVIOUS […]


Despite all of the hype around Ted Williams, The NY native who moved to Columbus and became a homeless man with an extraordinary gift, his life was in despair only a couple of days ago. Ted Williams gave Radio One Columbus exclusive access into his makeshift tent and just how poverty stricken his life was. […]


You have to watch this video!!! Meet Ted, a man from NY who wants to make it big in the entertainment industry. This video was hilarious (minus the fact that he is homeless but we’re sure with a voice like this he won’t be). At first we couldn’t believe this was him. What made it […]

Singer, songwriter, producer Tank interviewed with The Madd Hatta Morning Show to promote his new single “Sex Music” off his highly anticipated album, Now or Never, dropping Nov. 2nd. Listen to Tank talk about how he was “tricked” into going to college, what he did before he became an R&B singer and why he thinks […]