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Radio One Charlotte Introduces 105.3, Old school and R&B


Radio One, Inc. announced today that WOSF radio, formerly known as Old School 105.3, Charlotte’s Old School Station is NOW 105.3, Old School and R&B.  After an extensive research project with adult urban listeners in the Charlotte metro area, Radio One, Inc. recognized the strong demand for contemporary R&B music mixed with old school.  Already the kind of station that people turn up at a party, they will now be able to listen to more of their favorite music.

According to Doug James, Vice President & General Manager for Radio One, Inc. – Charlotte, “Our listeners told us they love both Old School and R&B.  We are happy to meet their demands by giving them more of the music they love to go along with the best personalities in the business.” 

Program Director for Radio One, Inc. – Charlotte adds, “Programming a radio station that values what listeners want and desire is a dream.  The 105.3 audience has embraced Old School and they told us they love R&B too!  Music is my passion and the 105.3 team is enthusiastic about the addition of R&B to 105.3”

105.3, Old School and R&B  listeners will enjoy hits from the 80’s, 90’s and 2000’s with artists like Prince, Mary J. Blige, Notorious B.I.G., Jodeci, Lauryn Hill, Usher, Fantasia, and Maxwell; plus music from current R&B chart toppers like Bruno Mars, Toni Braxton, Childish Gambino, Tamia, and Ella Mai.

You can “experience” 105.3, Old School and R&B, by tuning your FM dial to 105.3, downloading the mobile app, going on line to www.1053rnb.com or using your  Amazon Alexa Smart Speaker.

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