Premiere Networks, the number one audio network in the U.S., today announced the launch of Weekends with The Breakfast Club into national syndication, effective immediately. The new three-hour, weekly radio program originating from New York’s Power 105.1 features the 20 hottest songs on the charts alongside DJ Envy, Angela Yee and Charlamagne Tha God‘s unrivaled interviews. From megastars like Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj to hip-hop icons such as Rick Ross, Waka Flocka and Gucci Mane, every guest visiting Weekends with The Breakfast Club is grilled with their signature blend of honesty and humor, which has made The Breakfast Club one of the top-rated urban morning radio programs in New York.
Weekends with The Breakfast Club is available to urban radio stations for air Saturday or Sunday between 6 a.m. and midnight local time. The program, which launched on Power 105.1 on February 16, and has already added more than 30 radio stations to its growing list of affiliates, including: WGCI-FM/Chicago, WUSL-FM/Philadelphia, WJLB-FM/Detroit, WBTP-FM/Tampa and WKKV-FM/Milwaukee. In addition, the program is heard on iHeartRadio.com and the iHeartRadio mobile app, iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel)’s all-in-one free digital listening service.
“Keep God first, stay humble, and keep working!” stated DJ Envy, Angela Yee and Charlamagne Tha God. “Syndication is every radio personality’s dream. As long as we continue to do those three things, we will continue to make our dreams reality. Thanks to Premiere and iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel) Media and Entertainment for this incredible opportunity! We love providing fun, compelling content and are excited to expand it across the U.S.”
“DJ Envy, Angela Yee and Charlamagne Tha God are some of the most influential voices in urban radio and we couldn’t be happier to expand their unique and compelling brand of conversation to a wider audience,” stated Jennifer Leimgruber, Premiere Networks EVP of Music Programming.
Weekends with The Breakfast Club also features special segments including: Charlamagne Tha God‘s Donkey of the Week, which pulls no punches in calling out rappers, athletes, actors or politicians who have made a fool of themselves; DJ Envy‘s Exclusive of the Week, which features Envy dropping previously unheard tracks from artists such as T.I., Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar and Chris Brown; DJ Envy‘s People’s Choice Mix, which features Envy mixing a winning blend of today’s hottest jams with old school classics; Angela Yee‘s Rumor Report, in which Yee, the ultimate industry insider, breaks down the latest hip-hop gossip; and Ask Yee, in which Yee gives insightful relationship advice to callers.