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Radio One Philadelphia unveils Classix 107.9 and announces that Praise 107.9 will continue as Praise 107.9 HD2.

PHILADELPHIA, PA… December 10, 2018: Radio One Philadelphia, an Urban One station group, is excited to announce the launch of Philadelphia’s newest station Classix 107.9. On Monday, December 10, 2018, Radio One Philadelphia will introduce a fourth station to their portfolio with Classix 107.9- bringing 70’s and 80’s R&B as the Sound of Philadelphia. Classix will play the best R&B of the 70s and 80s with that special Sound of Philadelphia. This will include artists like Patti Labelle, Whitney Houston, Prince, Michael Jackson, Frankie Beverly and Maze, the Commodores, Al Green, Luther Vandross and so much more. Radio One Philadelphia’s Praise station will continue as Praise 107.9 HD2.

Ezio Torres, Station Manager for Radio One Philadelphia said, “We are excited that with the launch of Classix 107.9, Radio One Philadelphia will now have programming for the entire Philadelphia African American and urban communities. Philadelphia’s cluster of stations will now have Boom 103.9 targeting those 34 and under, 100.3 WRNB for Adults 25-54 (hyper focused on 25-44), and Classix 107.9 for the 35 and older. The Praise loyal audience will continue to be served on the Praise Philly app, live-streamed on the website ( and Alexa; and now on 107.9 HD2.”


About Urban One, Inc.

Urban One, Inc. (, formerly known as Radio One, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, is the largest diversified media company that primarily targets Black Americans and urban consumers in the United States. The Company owns TV One, LLC (, a television network serving more than 59 million households, offering a broad range of original programming, classic series and movies designed to entertain, inform and inspire a diverse audience of adult Black viewers. As one of the nation’s largest radio broadcasting companies, Urban One currently owns and/or operates 57 broadcast stations in 15 urban markets in the United States. Through its controlling interest in Reach Media, Inc. (, the Company also operates syndicated programming including the Tom Joyner Morning Show, Russ Parr Morning Show, Rickey Smiley Morning Show, Get up Morning! with Erica Campbell, DL Hughley Show, Ed Lover Show, Willie Moore Jr Show, Nightly Spirit with Darlene McCoy Reverend Al Sharpton Show. In addition to its radio and television broadcast assets, Urban One owns iOne Digital (, the largest digital resource for urban enthusiasts and Blacks, reaching millions each month through its Cassius and BHM Digital platforms. Additionally, One Solution, the

Company’s branded content agency and studio combines the dynamics of the Urban One’s holdings to provide brands with an integrated and effectively engaging marketing approach that reaches 82% of Black Americans throughout the country.

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