LEGENDARY RADIO HOST LADY B ANNOUNCES HER NEW PHILADELPHIA RADIO HOME
City officials join Lady B at City Hall for her announcement.
PHILADELPHIA, PA… February 4, 2019: Legendary talk show host and hip hop icon Wendy Clark, better known by her on-air name Lady B, will be returning to radio. Today, in the Mayor’s Reception Room at City Hall, the Philadelphia native announced her new radio home on Classix 107.9-FM. Classix 107.9-FM plays R&B from the 70’s & 80’s – the perfect mix of music for both Lady B and Philly.
Colby Tyner, Vice President of Programming for Radio One said, “Philly is known for Cheesesteaks, Pretzels, the Eagles and Lady B. She is one of the most dynamic voices the city has ever had. She is beloved and the city we are excited to have her back in the Radio One family.” Lady B commented, “I’m so blessed, excited, and appreciative that OUR voice is coming BACK to the airwaves.” about her return. Lady B will make her on air debut on Classix 107.9 on Monday, February 11th and will be on-air each Monday through Thursday 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM.
On Fridays and Saturdays she will host her popular Basement Party mix with DJ Touchtone from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Wendy Clark, better known by her stage name Lady B, is an American rapper and radio DJ from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is one of the groundbreaking female rappers in hip hop, and was one of the first to record a single “To the Beat Y’all, the title of which became a stock rap phrase.
“To the Beat Y’all” was first released by TEC, a local Philadelphia-based record label, and released again in 1980 by Sugar Hill Records. As one of the first DJs to play rap records on the radio outside New York, Lady B played artists such as Will Smith and Soulsonic Force at the start of their careers. In 1984, Lady B moved to Philadelphia’s Power 99 FM and started the program The Street Beat, which ran until 1989. In 2002 she received the “Philly Urban Legend Award”. She later broadcast for Sirius Satellite Radio in New York City. She also worked for WRNB 100.3 in Philadelphia until December 2017.