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The Jones Girls The Jones Girls
Audio biography of the three sisters known for their big hits ‘You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else" and the classic "Nights Over Egypt"

11/04/2017 9AM | THEGREATS | Floriane McBain

Audio biography of the three sisters known for their big hits ‘You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else" and "I Just Love the Man," as well as the deep classics "Who Can I Run To" and "Nights Over Egypt".


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Natalie Cole

Audio biography of the life of the beautiful and talented Natalie Cole who rose to fame in the 70s in her late legendary father's footsteps

13/02/2018 9AM | THE GREATS | More
Nina Simone

Audio biography of the skilful musical storyteller, who used her unique talent to create a legacy of empowerment, passion, liberation and love through a magnificent colourful body of works

01/01/2018 9AM | THE GREATS | More
Earth, Wind and Fire

Audio biography of the one of the best selling bands of all time

09/05/2017 9AM | THE GREATS | More
Tammi Terrell

Audio biography of the singing sensation whose life came to an abrupt and tragic end at the height of her fame

02/05/2017 9AM | THE GREATS | More
Morgan Heritage

Audio biography of the Grammy Award winning Royal Family of Reggae, Morgan Heritage

17/04/2017 8AM | THE GREATS | More
New Edition

We explore the career of one of the ‘first’ and most popular boy bands who rose to the height of success in the 1980’s and 90’s

17/04/2017 7AM | THE GREATS | More
The Jones Girls

Audio biography of the three sisters known for their big hits ‘You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else" and the classic "Nights Over Egypt"

11/04/2017 9AM | THE GREATS | More
En Vogue

Audio biography of the sassy, sexy, intelligent girls from En Vogue

04/04/2017 9AM | THE GREATS | More
Chaka Khan

Audio biography of the singer-songwriter whose career spans four decades including as the frontwoman of the funk band Rufus

28/03/2017 9AM | THE GREATS | More
Aretha Franklin

Audio biography of the incomparable ‘Queen of Soul’

21/03/2017 9PM | THE GREATS | More
Candi Staton

Audio biography of the soul and gospel singer, best known for her 1976 disco chart-topper "Young Hearts Run Free"

07/03/2017 9AM | THE GREATS | More
Smokey Robinson

Audio biography of the super talented and iconic Motown giant

28/02/2017 9AM | THE GREATS | More
Barry White

Audio biography of 3-time Grammy Award winner whose distinctive bass-baritone voice and raunchy lyrics made him an icon of sexy soul

26/11/2016 7AM | THE GREATS | More
Anita Baker

Audio biography of the talented, elegant and sensational lady with the lush soaring voice and hits including 'Sweet Love' , 'Just Because', 'Caught Up In A Rapture' and more

19/11/2016 7AM | THE GREATS | More
Tina Turner

Audio biography of the life of the remarkable and iconic Tina Turner

15/11/2016 9AM | THE GREATS | More
Minnie Riperton

Audio biography of one of soul music’s most unique and unforgettable voices, tragically cut short.

08/11/2016 9AM | THE GREATS | More
Dennis Emmanuel Brown

Audio biography of the crown prince of reggae music

29/10/2016 7AM | THE GREATS | More
Peter Tosh

Audio biography of multi-instrumentalist, co-founder of The Wailers, and a reggae great

22/10/2016 7AM | THE GREATS | More
Millie Jackson

Audio biography of the underrated singer songwriter

27/09/2016 9AM | THE GREATS | More
Jimmy Cliff

Audio biography celebrating the life and career of reggae legend, Jimmy Cliff

27/08/2016 7AM | THE GREATS | More
Randy Crawford

Audio biography of the unmistakable sweet singing vocalist

23/07/2016 7AM | THE GREATS | More
The Temptations

Audio biography of one of the most successful groups in music history with a career spanning over five decades

19/07/2016 9AM | THE GREATS | More
Luther Vandross

Audio biography of the legendary heavyweight artist with the silky voice of soul who died 1 July 2005

02/07/2016 7AM | THE GREATS | More
Stevie Wonder

Audio biography touching on some of the numerous milestones in the life of Stevie Wonder

17/05/2016 9AM | THE GREATS | More
Al Green

Audio biography of 'The Reverend' best known for the hit Let's Stay Together

13/04/2016 9AM | THE GREATS | More
Sam Cooke

Audio biography of the king of soul

12/01/2016 9AM | THE GREATS | More
Patti Labelle

Audio biography of the inspirational life of singer, actress and 70s icon

05/12/2015 7AM | THE GREATS | More
Curtis Mayfield

Audio biography of superfly and prolific artists of the blaxploitation era

28/11/2015 7AM | THE GREATS | More
Dinah Washington

Audio biography of the life and timeless voice of Dinah Washington

21/11/2015 7AM | THE GREATS | More
Dionne Warwick

Audio biography of the life and success of the legendary soul superstar

10/10/2015 7AM | THE GREATS | More
Marcia Griffiths

Audio biography of the 'empress of reggae music'

04/10/2015 8PM | THE GREATS | More
Mary Wells

Audio biography of 'the first superstar and queen of Motown'

03/10/2015 7AM | THE GREATS | More
The Staple Singers

Audio biography of the gospel, soul and RnB singing group

23/06/2015 9AM | THE GREATS | More
Wilson Pickett

Audio biography of one of the major figures in the development of American soul music

21/06/2015 8PM | THE GREATS | More
Dorothy Dandridge

Audio biography of African-American film and theatre actress, singer and dancer

16/06/2015 9AM | THE GREATS | More
James Brown

Audio biography of "The Godfather of Soul" music

07/06/2015 8PM | THE GREATS | More
Errol Brown

Audio biography of singer/songwriter and frontman of funk band Hot Chocolate, Errol Brown

31/05/2015 8PM | THE GREATS | More
Bessie Smith

Audio biography of The Empress of the Blues

19/05/2015 9AM | THE GREATS | More
BB King

Audio biography of the Blues Hall of famer, 15 Grammy Award winner, and Grammy Lifetime Achievement award winner

17/05/2015 8PM | THE GREATS | More
Etta James

Audio biography of a short but enjoyed career

12/05/2015 9AM | THE GREATS | More
Ben E King

Audio biography touching on the elegant and beautiful songs of the legend

10/05/2015 7PM | THE GREATS | More
Otis Redding

Audio biography of The Big O and officially the King of Soul

10/05/2015 8PM | THE GREATS | More
Percy Sledge

Audio biography of the man who put soul into soul songs

03/05/2015 8PM | THE GREATS | More
Carla Thomas

Audio biography of the Queen of the Memphis sound

28/04/2015 9AM | THE GREATS | More
Arthur Conley

Audio biography of Arthur Lee Conley, the under-rated soul singer best known for the 1967 hit "Sweet Soul Music"

26/04/2015 7PM | THE GREATS | More
Eartha Kitt

Audio biography highlighting 'the most exciting woman in the world’, Eartha Kitt.

18/04/2015 8AM | THE GREATS | More
Billie Holiday

Audio biography of the beautiful and tragic Billie Holiday on the 100th year of her birth

18/04/2015 9AM | THE GREATS | More
Betty Everett

Audio biography of the under-appreciated Betty Everett

18/04/2015 7AM | THE GREATS | More
Bo Diddley

Audio biography of the brilliant Bo Diddley who invented Rock and Roll

05/04/2015 8PM | THE GREATS | More
Fats Domino

Fats Domino is credited with more charted rock hits than any other classic rock artist (except Elvis) of the time

05/04/2015 7PM | THE GREATS | More


UK Black Business Show 2018 UK Black Business Show 2018

Created to inspire and connect black business owners and professionals working in various industries.

13/10/2018 9AM | EVENT | More
Colourful Radio to Broadcast LIVE from Pop Up Africa Colourful Radio to Broadcast LIVE from Pop Up Africa

Pop Up Africa is hosting its flagship event Africa at Spitalfields on Bank Holiday Monday 28th May 2018.

28/05/2018 10AM | STORY | More
Shalamar Shalamar

With original members Howard Hewett and Jeffrey Daniel along with Carolyn Griffey, they’re coming to perform at the iconic London Palladium!

06/05/2018 6PM | EVENT | More
Gele Gang at Ascot Gele Gang at Ascot

Our flagship event is African Ladies Day at Royal Ascot however the 'Gele Gang' run a range of events organised by women especially for women.

03/04/2018 9AM | GUEST | More
Shezekiel Shezekiel

Formerly of the successful vocal trio Brown Sugar, Pauline Catlin now known as Shezekiel.

25/03/2018 5PM | GUEST | More
Under The Spotlight (UTS:EAST) Under The Spotlight (UTS:EAST)

The first of it's kind from Spotlight First. All artists performing on the night will be artists from East London

25/03/2018 7PM | EVENT | More
UGCY Is Back for Its 8th Annual Competition UGCY Is Back for Its 8th Annual Competition

UGCY promises to be jam packed, melody filled and guaranteed to leave you uplifted and inspired!

24/03/2018 6PM | STORY | More
The award-winning University Gospel Choir of the Year (UGCY) finals is back for its 8th annual show this spring.

The Dominion Centre in London, Wood Green, on 24th March will play host to this year’s proceedings.

24/03/2018 6PM | VIDEO | More
Annmarie Lewis Annmarie Lewis

Founding director of Rainmakers Worldwide.

Today 11AM | GUEST | More
Cynthia Onwordi Cynthia Onwordi

Web Developer and Designer

Today 9AM | GUEST | More
Muyiwa Muyiwa

Broadcaster, singer, songwriter with his group Riversongz

20/03/2018 11AM | GUEST | More
Paul Fauntleroy Paul Fauntleroy

Independent Filmmaker and Owner of Black Fist Film

19/03/2018 11AM | GUEST | More

NUNU is a young Nigerian model, business owner To All My Black Girls, TV Personality and cast member of breakout online show BKCHAT LONDON.

19/03/2018 9AM | GUEST | More
Lo-Key Lo-Key

RnB band Lo-Key got their start at the 1989 Black Minnesota Music Awards Seminar where Flyte Tyme Records Jimmy Jam Harris was a panelist on the producer’s forum

18/03/2018 3PM | GUEST | More
Coach Carla and Caz Mac Coach Carla and Caz Mac

Caz is the Founder of No Ordinary Women Chat show, a Platform to Inspire Females with a Purpose and Carla is a experienced life coach and vision board expert.

16/03/2018 12PM | GUEST | More
Patti Boulaye OBE Patti Boulaye OBE

Patti shares stories about her life with moving honesty and with pride as she continues to help others through her creativity, businesses and foundation.

15/03/2018 9AM | GUEST | More
Peter Kimani Peter Kimani

Award-winning Kenyan novelist and Author of Dance of the Jakaranda

15/03/2018 10AM | GUEST | More
James Mwansa James Mwansa

Founder and CEO of Kahneeki Low GI Smoothies

15/03/2018 11AM | GUEST | More
Ella Mesma Ella Mesma

Independent Performer Ella is the founder and creator of Afro-Latin and Hip-Hop dance theatre Ella Mesma Company and Urban Latin Arts Company Element Arts

14/03/2018 10PM | GUEST | More
Nicki Dawes Nicki Dawes

Nicki is the charismatic creator of

14/03/2018 11AM | GUEST | More
Lynette Linton Lynette Linton

Lynette is a director and playwright. She is the current Resident Assistant Director at the Donmar Warehouse and previously the Associate Director of the Gate Theatre.

13/03/2018 11AM | GUEST | More
Marlon Palmer Marlon Palmer

Marlon Kush Film Boutique and UK’s leading Marketing, PR, Film Exhibition and Distribution specialist of urban films.

12/03/2018 11AM | GUEST | More
University of Birmingham Gospel Choir University of Birmingham Gospel Choir

A young society that recently became established Choir in 2016. Growing from just a small fellowship group of 8 to a fully-fledged choir of over 45 members..

11/03/2018 7AM | GUEST | More
Brenda Holloway Brenda Holloway

American singer and songwriter and recording artist for Motown Records during the 1960s. Her best-known recordings are the soul hits, Every Little Bit Hurts

11/03/2018 5PM | GUEST | More
Eyitemi Popo Eyitemi Popo

Founder of Ayiba Magazine, an award-winning online platform that chronicles Africa’s Renaissance.

10/03/2018 4PM | GUEST | More
Live Lobby - Asiyae, NYNY, Valentina and Diamantina Live Lobby - Asiyae, NYNY, Valentina and Diamantina

Hype HQ Reality Radio Presents Live Lobby a platform to allow artists to strip down their songs and showcase their raw talent.

10/03/2018 1PM | GUEST | More
Live Lobby - NY NY Live Lobby - NY NY

NyNy is a Rapper/Singer/Songwriter/Dancer from East London.

10/03/2018 1PM | GUEST | More

Born in Germany of Kosovan parents, and moved to London when she was two years old, Diamantina went from refugee to rising star. Finding and building her strength and confidence through music and performance.

10/03/2018 1PM | GUEST | More

South London born & raised singer/songwriter started her music carer back in 2008 with her first girl group (RTI) when they entered the Xfactor.

10/03/2018 1PM | GUEST | More

Asiya is a published author whose poetry focuses on the particulars of living.

10/03/2018 1PM | GUEST | More
Lorraine Wright Lorraine Wright

Lorraine is the founder of University Gospel Choir of the Year (UGCY) in the UK and more recently, in Ghana.

09/03/2018 12PM | GUEST | More
Amma Asante MBE Amma Asante MBE

Our panellists discuss the varied talents and achievements of the British screenwriter, film director, actress

09/03/2018 7PM | FILM | More
BUFF 2018 Media Day BUFF 2018 Media Day

BUFF 2018 Media Day at the Curzon Victoria

08/03/2018 10AM | PRESS | More
Umutoni - Miss Scuba Kenya Umutoni - Miss Scuba Kenya

Crowned Miss Scuba Kenya in 2013 - 2014 which is a beauty pageant that aims to spread awareness of marine conservation worldwide.

07/03/2018 8AM | GUEST | More
Dwain Reid Dwain Reid

The Business Mix bring you the monthly series Business Resus with business coach, start up specialist and motivational speaker Dwain Reid.

07/03/2018 9AM | GUEST | More
Decosta Boyce aka Nathan Watson Decosta Boyce aka Nathan Watson

Decosta a Hertfordshire born Singer, Songwriter, Producer.

06/03/2018 11AM | GUEST | More
Simon Carter Simon Carter

Simon is a successful international designer with seven standalone designer brand stores across the UK.

05/03/2018 11AM | GUEST | More
The Legacy of Denzel Washington The Legacy of Denzel Washington

Meet The Critics panel discuss the legacy of a talent at the top of his game for the best part of 30 years

02/03/2018 7PM | FILM | More
Eroline Lamontagne MBE Eroline Lamontagne MBE

Based in St Lucia, Eroline's words and messages are based on trial, failure and achievement that motivate beyond words

01/03/2018 9AM | GUEST | More
London Jobs Fair - EAST London Jobs Fair - EAST

Popular annual London Jobs Fair is coming to East London.

27/02/2018 10AM | EVENT | More
Colourful Radio broadcast LIVE from London Jobs Fair - East Colourful Radio broadcast LIVE from London Jobs Fair - East

Join us LIVE from the all-new Arts and Culture Zone at London Jobs Fair - East at Rich Mix

27/02/2018 10AM | EVENT | More
Live Lobby - AEO, Anusha and EL'TEE Live Lobby - AEO, Anusha and EL'TEE

Hype HQ Reality Radio Presents Live Lobby a platform to allow artists to strip down their songs and showcase their raw talent.

24/02/2018 1PM | GUEST | More
The Black Beauty and Fashion Awards 2018 The Black Beauty and Fashion Awards 2018

BEAUTY meets FASHION meets ART - A Celebration of Diverse Beauty and Entrepreneurism

23/02/2018 5PM | PRESS | More
Londoners are encouraged to use NHS 111 service Londoners are encouraged to use NHS 111 service

Avoid unnecessary Accident and Emergency visits

21/02/2018 10AM | HEALTH | More
NHS 111 is Here to Help

Londoners are being urged to avoid unnecessary trips to A and E by getting help from an enhanced NHS 111 service, which now offers a wider range of clinical services in the capital than ever before.

21/02/2018 11AM | STORY | More
Live Lobby - Damien Soul Live Lobby - Damien Soul

Having burst into the electronic dance scene he has worked with artists such as Simply Red, Gnarles Barkely to Sigma.

17/02/2018 1PM | GUEST | More
Live Lobby - Da Sweetnezz Live Lobby - Da Sweetnezz

Da Sweetnezz is a solo soulful house, rnb artist and songwriter, who has over the past fifteen years or more gained a huge insight into the music industry and a large back catalogue of her own music.

17/02/2018 1PM | GUEST | More
Live Lobby - Memmy Live Lobby - Memmy

Memmy is a singer songwriter from the land down under who has been living and performing in London for the last 7 years with her band Sunday Waits.

17/02/2018 1PM | GUEST | More
Live Lobby - Damien Soul, Memmy and Da Sweetnezz Live Lobby - Damien Soul, Memmy and Da Sweetnezz

Hype HQ Reality Radio Presents Live Lobby a platform to allow artists to strip down their songs and showcase their raw talent.

17/02/2018 1PM | GUEST | More
Meet The Critics - LIVE Black Panther Review Meet The Critics - LIVE Black Panther Review

In front of a live studio audience, the panel also accurately predicted Daniel Kaluuya to win Rising Star at EE BAFTA 2018. And he did!

16/02/2018 7PM | FILM | More