THE HOME OF THE TOP 10 AFROBEATS
LATE NIGHT FRIDAYS
11PM-12AM ON 107.5 WBLS NYC
ABOUT THE SHOW
AfroFlava Radio is a weekly Afrobeats-themed countdown radio show that plays the Top 10 African songs in the US and abroad. Hosted on the #1 R&B FM station in New York City; 107.5 WBLS every Friday night at 11pmEST. With over 3 million listeners weekly, WBLS has been the pioneer of R&B music in NYC for over 40 years.
AfroFlava Radio began in June 2019 and is the ONLY Afrobeats-themed radio show in a major US market. The show is hosted by NYC legendary celebrity; DJ Jon Quick, and our new additions, dance teacher/afrobeat enthusiast Eki Asemota aka
"Eki's Famous". and Burundi's own Queen Ell, our entertainment correspondent! AfroFlava brings you all the hottest African hit songs and interviews from your favorite African superstars.
Produced by industry veteran Chris “In The Mix” Mercado, AfroFlava is a weekly hybrid mixshow that’s dedicated to the infusion of African music in America. At any given time on the Billboard charts you can find the powerful impact of Afrobeats climbing up the charts while making its way into our homes. This is more than music, but rather a cultural movement!
Every Friday night Jon Quick will be rockin’ hit music from the African diaspora as well as Afrobeats influenced music from American artists. You can count on hearing your favorite African artists like Davido, Wizkid, Tekno, DJ Tunez, Yemi Alade, Timaya, Tiwa Savage and many more in the mix, as well as artists like Drake, Beyonce, French Montana, and more that have embraced the sounds from the motherland. Not only will we deliver music, but we will also have dynamic interviews hosted by Eki, Queen Ell and Jon while also sharing news relevant to the culture.
Be on the lookout for AfroFlava Radio! Be sure to request the show on your favorite radio station!