Enlightenment Issue MADE Magazine - Page 11

MADEMUSIC THE GIFT OF GAB Rising Radio Personalities in Hip Hop MADE BY AJ LINTON For many years, radio has been a trusted source of information for the African-American community. Radio personalities have grown to become more like family members to their listeners through their morning shows, afternoon drives and late night check-ins. We wanted to rec ognize those emerging voices in the radio industry who have begun to captivate audiences with their Gift of Gab. KENDRA G. is the IT Girl of Chicago radio. She’s ⅓ of the Chicago Morning Takeover on 107.5 WGCI and she uses her savvy style and innovative creativity to pull out great stories from our favorite entertainers. Listen to her weekday mornings from 6:00am-10:00am. Name: Kendra G. Market: Hip Hop /R & B IG: @kendragmedia MAHA GORGI is the voice of the streets in urban Chicago. This Egyptian goddess brings beauty, energy and flavor to her listeners weekdays 10:00am-3:00pm on Power 92.3FM. Currently serving as the Hollywood Beauty Supply Ambassador, Maha is using her platform in radio to expand the brand of women in radio through partnerships. Name: Maha Gorgi Market: Hip Hop/ R & B IG: @radiomaha DJ DIMEPIECE is committed to being as multifaceted as one could imagine. This radio, television and brand influencer currently serves as the music director and afternoon drive personality at WIZF-FM 101.1 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dimepiece has become one of the most sought after DJs after appearing on BET’s 106 & Park and being nominated as ‘Female DJ of the Year’ for the Global Spin Awards. You can also catch DJ Dimepiece on the nationally syndicated radio show created for women of color, Cafe Mocha Radio. Name: DJ Dimepiece Market: Hip Hop/R & B IG: @djdimepiece made-magazine.com | 11