Y-FM TAKES ON NEW MUSICAL DIRECTION…

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By Thapelo Mosiuoa and Polly Sekwala

SA’s biggest urban radio station 99.2 YFM  announced their 2013 line-up yesterday with a fresh and dynamic shift in musical direction moving forward.

Best believe you going to get your mind blown away. Reading through my tweets today made me wanna be on radio 24/7.

Y-FM's YTKO Crew.

Y-FM’s YTKO Crew.

YFM – in line with their ongoing vision to develop and create a platform for fresh young talent, took huge leaps in 2012 launching several new faces alongside the new YTKO music mix format. In addition to a string of successes over the past year, YFM helped propel the careers of new upcoming young talent, including YTKO DJ’s Shimza, ZanD and Josi Chave through this new musical platform. Having introduced the market to a new era in DJ culture, YTKO sparked huge interest and featured several high-profile local and guest DJ’s over the last twelve months.

This year YFM will continue to spearhead the game by further showcasing young talent and developing a few new Y Academy personalities including Mantsoe, Sol Phenduka  and also Smash Afrika. These emerging personalities will feature more prominently on the YFM airwaves as part of long terms plans for them to occupy more prime radio spots in the near future.

Sol Phenduka

Sol Phenduka

Thando Thabethe takes over the weekend show

Thando Thabethe takes over the weekend show

The super sexy and multi-talented Thando Thabethe will move into her own weekend slot hosting the 12-3pm show. Bonang Matheba will take on the new role as presenter and producer of the ‘Entertainment at Large’ feature. The show will deliver exciting news from local and international red-carpet features, this will include interviews and inserts that will be aired across a station. Bonang will also be the new presenter of the Hot 99 R&B, which airs weekly.

New face to the YFM crew Miss Kay Morgan.

New face to the YFM crew Miss Kay Morgan.

 YFM also introduces brand new to the scene, super sexy Dubstep DJ, Miss Kay Morgan aka DJ Doowap who will also join the YFM family this month.

Sigamoney concludes, ‘YFM has always been the future for music referencing, and again we promise nothing but the heat. An emerging trend worldwide (Dubstep music) enters the station as part of its core offering and will be delivered as only we can’.

The 2013 programming Line-up is as follows:

Monday-Friday
00h00-03h00 Motso
03h00-06h00 Mousse
06h00-09h00 Mo Flava
09h00-10h00 Hot99
Monday B&E with Motso
Tuesday R&B with Bonang
Wednesday Dubstep with Doowap
Thursday Hip Hop with Siz
Friday Dance with Just Mo
10h00-12h00 Zama Dube
12h00-15h00 Ankletap
15h00-18h00 Tholi B
18h00-18h30 YTKO
18h30-21h00 DJ Warras
21h00-22h00 Hot99
22h00-24h00 Speciality
Monday Live n Reyired Rotating DJ’s
Tuesday Up Close n Personal Rotating DJ’s
Wednesday Ragga with Admiral and Jah Seed
Thursday The Full Clip with Siz n Scoop
Friday The Warehouse
Saturday-Sunday
00h00-03h00 Thulisa K
03h00-06h00 YFM Playground Mostar,Corinne,Smash,Mantsoe
06h00-09h00 Pearl
09h00-12h00 Sabby
12h00-15h00 Thando
15h00-18h00 Linda Mbuso
15h00-18h00 Linda Mbuso Top 40
18h00-21h00 Sundays Mulo
21h00-24h00 Saturdays Ankletap
21h00-24h00 Pearl

 

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Posted on April 2, 2013, in NEWS, PR and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Any news on which station is signing Ak Mgaga Tshabalala?

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