iHeartMedia Launches Throwback Hip-Hop And R&B Stations In Tampa Bay
December 13, 2016 at 7:06 PM (PT)
iHEARTMEDIA/TAMPA BAY has just launched a new Throwback Hip-Hop and R&B station broadcasting on both 94.5 and 105.9 -- W233AV/GULFPORT and W290BJ/WEST TAMPA, fed by WMTX-HD2, formerly Classic Rock THUNDER TAMPA BAY -- effective immediately. THROWBACK 94.5 and 105.9 will launch with 20,000 commercial-free songs in a row and will broadcast a unique mix of throwbacks from the ‘90s and 2000s, including hits from recording artists TUPAC, THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G., JAY Z, MARY J. BLIGE and others.
“THROWBACK 94.5 and 105.9 is unlike anything on TAMPA BAY’s airwaves, and is the perfect special holiday gift for our local listeners,” iHEARTMEDIA/TAMPA BAY Market Pres. SAM NEIN said. “We’ve seen TAMPA BAY’s passion for hip hop and R&B through on-air requests and downloads, and we’re excited to bring these hits to our listeners.”