iHeartmedia/Minneapolis Debuts Classic Hip-Hop And R&B Hot 102-5
June 5, 2015 at 1:25 PM (PT)
iHEARTMEDIA/MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL has debuted KQQL HD-3 as Classic Hip-Hop and R&B HOT 102-5. HOT 102-5 kicks off with 5,000 songs in a row and no commercials.
iHEARTMEDIA/MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL SVP/Programming GREGG SWEDBERG commented, "HOT 102-5 will be MINNEAPOLIS’ new home for classic hip-hop and R&B -- this is a completely unserved audience and we can't wait to introduce the new station to millions of listeners."
iHEARTMEDIA Top 40/Mainstream KDWB/MINNEAPOLIS' LUCAS PHELAN has been named PD of HOT 102-5. PHELAN added, "We're all about the music on HOT 102-5, and we're going to start by playing a ton of it. I’m excited to introduce this new format to MINNEAPOLIS listeners, it's what they have been asking for."