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The city council of Philadelphia has renamed trhe 1500 block of Wharton Street in Philadelphia. It is now known as James Mtume Way. 

Charlie Mack stopped by the Classix studio to kick it with Lady B and Touchtone for the Basement Party & The 50th Anniversary Hip Hop concert!

Classix 107.9's Solomon Jones held a panel discussion to brainstorm solutions to make Philadelphia a safer place.

Rita Bellew, 55, has been charged with ethnic intimidation and harassment charges by Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office and the Hatboro Police Department.

Below are details on road closures due to Made in America venue construction that has already begun:   Road Closures & Parking Restrictions: To accommodate venue construction and the two-day festival, gradual lane restrictions and road closures along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and in sections of the Fairmount and Logan Square neighborhoods will begin on Sunday, August […]

The Philadelphia 76ers have just announced that their next home will not be in South Philly. Sixers co-owners Josh Harris and David Blitzer want to make the move into Downtown Philly, specifically Market Street. The $1.3 billion move will be the first project for the team’s newly formed  development company, 76 DevCorp. As reported by […]

Fresh off of her nearly month-long UK Tour, R&B Legend Gladys Knight resumed her USA tour with its first stop, befittingly, in the City of Brotherly Love.  Delivering an inconceivable measure of power and love through every rich, melodious note, the reigning Empress of Soul repetitively stirred and aroused the musical senses of the mesmerized […]

Andrew Jackson Elementary in South Philadelphia has been officially renamed as the Fanny Jackson Coppin Elementary School. Back in July 2021, The School District of Philadelphia unanimously voted for the school to undergo a name change. The many events that occurred during another social reformation of America changed the community of the formerly named Andrew […]

February is here and we at Classix 107.9 are celebrating Black History Month. We will be honoring the contributions of our black leaders who paved the way in all industries.

Pretty Girls Cook is celebrating its 5 year anniversary of being an establishment. The Northern Liberties restaurant is run by Dominque Shields, she is a kindergarten teacher turned caterer. The restaurant features classic American style dishes but with twist of Philly soul. At 1016 North Marshall Street you could find yourself savoring delectable dishes like… […]

Sixers star Ben Simmons seems to be doing just fine as he was spotted on a night out in Philly. Fans quickly swarmed him for pictures and encouraged the Sixers Star that "We got it next year"