SiriusXM Joe Madison Wants To Break Guinness Record and Raise Money
February 23, 2015 at 10:04 AM (PT)
SIRIUSXM has announced that JOE MADISON will host a special 52-hour broadcast of his show, JOE MADISON 'THE BLACK EAGLE.' It is being done in an effort to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORD for the longest marathon hosting of a radio talk show.
The broadcast marathon will begin WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25th at 6a ET on SIRIUSXM URBAN VIEW Channel 126 from the studios in WASHINGTON, D.C. The 52 hours will conclude FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27th at 10a ET.
In addition to MADISON's attempt to break the world record, he'll also be raising money for the construction of the SMITHSONIAN's NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE. It will be the final museum planned to be built on the NATIONAL MALL in D. C.
Celebrity guests expected to participate include, 'QUEEN OF SOUL' ARETHA FRANKLIN, actor/director/politicl/lactivist DANNY GLOVER, GENERAL MOTORS VP/Global Design EDWARD T. WELBURN, sports journalist/host STEPHEN. A SMITH, actor/comedian WAYNE BRADY, and singer/songwriter BETTYE LAVETTE.
MADISON will also have health experts on the show including SIRIUSXM 'DOCTOR RADIO' Medical DR. MARC SIEGEL. The experts will discuss key health concerns of the African American Community.
Listeners will be able to join in the conversation by calling (866 801-8255 or by submitting thoughts and questions using #MADISONMARATHON and @madisonSirusXM. For more information, visit www.joemadison.net.