Episodes

DJ KK’s Hype at Home DJ Mix

These times are extremely challenging and sometimes we just need to get away from it all. DJ KK to the rescue! Slip a pair of your favorite headphones on and tune in to this latest hip hop hits mix.

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Topeka K. Sam on decriminalizing women and girls of color

Topeka K. Sam, has been fighting for the dignity, decriminalization and decarceration of women and girls of color since her release from federal prison in 2015. In this episode, we were blessed to have this great lady share eye opening information on incarceration as it pertains to young women. Take a listen to learn more...

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Love Letter to Bonsai Kakigori

Part of what makes NYC special is the proliferation of small independent businesses, each unique and special to us and reflecting the incredible diversity of the city. Small businesses are in extreme distress right now, and with months of no income combined with little to no federal help we are in danger of losing these...

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ASMR Queen Gibi!

During these extremely stressful times we thought we’d post some comforting content from our WGRL archives. Tune into our Skype interview with the Queen of ASMR, the wonderful Gibi! She inspired us so much we incorporated ASMR as part of our classroom experience. Thanks Gibi for all you do to make this world sound and...

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It’s in the cards! A convo with visual artist Courtney Alexander

Our Artist-in-Residence, Courtney Alexander, focuses her work on representation in tarot cards. For the past few months, she has been working with us to create a tarot card deck and altar for The Girls Club’s Art on Paper display. Through this, she hopes girls will get a chance to honor and learn more about themselves. We sat down with Courtney...

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Exclusive Avenue DJ Mix from DJ KK!

Girls Club member DJ KK is a founding member of our Avenue DJ squad and has gigged at Lincoln Center, ENVSN Fest< Nike HQ and Museum of the City of New York among many other places. Our Avenue DJ’s are available to get your party started – check out this Afrobeat Exclusive Mix for WGRL!

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Catching up with Kaash Paige

We were so excited to have Kaash Paige stop by our WGRL studios recently. In addition to having a hit single out, Kaash did radio as a teen as well so she made us totally comfortable behind the mic with some pro journalism tips. Thanks Kaash for a great interview!

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Martha’s Place – Civil Rights and home cooking In Alabama!

During our trip to Montgomery, Alabama earlier this year we got a special treat when we stopped by the roadside restaurant Martha’s Place. The owner, author and chef, Martha Hawkins, opened up to us about marching with Dr. King, her personal struggles and her ultimate triumph starting her own restaurant. We had a great interview...

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Dani Leigh in the WGRL Studios

Que lo que Dani Leigh! Super proud of this Dominican dancer, singer, rapper and choreographer and her recent success (after a lot of hard work). The busy musician was kind enough to swing by the WGRL studios awhile back and spent some time with our middle school journalists. Thanks Dani for a great interview and...

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Halloween Exclusive! Behind the Scenes at Blood Manor!

  Check out our Halloween video exclusive BTS at Blood Manor, New York’s scariest haunted house! Special thanks to all the ghouls, goblins and ghosts who made this terrifying interview possible. Tune in if you dare!

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Acapella Magic with Madison McFerrin

Earlier this year soulful songtress Madison McFerrin swung by the WGRL studios  to demonstrate her unique approach to music and opened up about her journey in the music industry. So grateful to Madison for sharing her magical music and story with us!    

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Essential Self Love in Critical Times with Aicha Sacko and Cleo Wade

The first in our series of interviews conducted and edited by our 2019 interns in our radio mentor and big sis Nessa’s scholarship program at HOT97! In this episode Aicha Sacko and Cleo Wade discuss how self love sets the foundation for how we successfully navigate the world. In this radio journalism intensive, each of...

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Wunmi! The Nigerian Fashion, Singing and Dance Sensation

It was an incredible treat to welcome Nigerian born artist Wunmi into the studio with us to elaborate on all the cool stuff she does – music, dance and incredible style and fashion. Thank you Wunmi for sharing your culture, artistry and energy with us!

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WGRL meets Melii

Through our internship with HOT 97′s Nessa, we had the opportunity to meet talented East Harlem rapper, singer and songwriter Melii! We got to share a bit about the Girls Club programs and speak about Meliis new project phAses. We were a little nervous but we found the bilingual entertainer to be so sweet and...

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Girl Power with Dai Burger

Our fave music superhero Dai Burger stopped by the studios for an interview on music, life as an independent artist and created a brand new WGRL theme song with us!

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National Record Store Day!

Music is a great way to relieve stress and since National Record Store Day is right around the corner on April 13th, we decided to find out all about this Holiday. What is a record? Why are records so cool they deserve a Holiday? Do people actually listen to records in 2019? Tune in to...

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Ms. Leona Tate of the Lower Ninth Ward Living Museum

One of the highlights of our Civil Rights trip to New Orleans and Montgomery, Alabama last year was meeting Mrs. Leona Tate, one of The McDonogh Three. Ms. Tate was one of three African-American girls, who, at the age of six, were the first black students to integrate an all-white school in New Orleans! We...

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Big Chief Demond Melancon of the Young Seminole Hunters

It was an incredible honor to be welcomed warmly into the home and studio of master beader Big Chief Demond Melancon of the Young Seminole Hunters while in New Orleans this summer. He and his partner Alicia gave us a glimpse into the beautiful traditions and culture of New Orleans. “With a career spanning almost...

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AJ Silver – Cowboy from the Bronx!

AJ Silver, trick rider and cowboy dropped by the studio to break up some Bronx stereotypes! He even brought his lasso and bullwhips so we all got a chance to cowgirl a little at Girl’s Club. Yippee Ya Yo Ka Ay!

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Confronting Criminal Injustice

This Fall, we were blessed to work with longtime Girl’s Club collaborator and A Blade of Grass Fellow Jackie Sumell on her Solitary Gardens project in a larger event sponsored by ABOG. Big shout out to all the collaborators and ABOG for a fantastic evening – you can catch the full panel here hosted by...

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