Local Spotlight

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Montana Love (18-0-1, 9 KOs) is the pride of Cleveland and he’s not taking it for granted. In a nearly 10-minute exclusive interview with Micah Dixon of Z1079, Love talked about his latest victory over Gabriel Gollaz Valenzuela, a 12-round bout that Love won by decision. He also spoke about what it’s like preparing for […]

Hip-hop’s sound has been in constant evolution. It’s this simple willingness of its artists that allow the culture to be pushed forward time and time again. This could be another one of those times. D-Werd and Young Scratt have been putting on in Cleveland for years. Writing, recording, and performing from an early age, they’re […]

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We understand that things are tough right now, things feel uncertain, and finances are an issue for many. Interested in learning about homeownership and credit? Want to know what help is out there? Join Radio One & the Ohio Housing Finance Agency for an online Housing event, Thursday, April 22nd at 7p. Tune in on […]

Jessica Marie Mitchum, also known as N.Y.A. (Not Yours Anymore) Marie, was born in Gulfport, Mississippi and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. Currently residing in Euclid, Marie is an artist’s artist. Her effortless musical range stretches from soul and R&B, to hip hop, spoken word and even rap. She first picked up the pen at age […]

Let’s face it… for a million reasons this upcoming presidential election is unlike any we’ve ever seen. Racial tensions are high. Police brutality is being exposed in a manner that is – quite frankly – terrifying. Our president has attacked American businesses, citizens and national allies – all under the guise of patriotism. And oh, […]

Matty Willz of MIDDAYZ on Z1079 highlights local hero’s through brief interviews in an attempt to share their encouraging stories and positive works with the Cleveland area community. No matter who you are or what you do, life, for everyone, gets tough sometimes. Different people find different ways to get through it, and sometimes we […]

In the light of recent events across Cleveland, Ohio and the rest of the United States, Matty Willz of Z1079 has committed to sharing stories and examples of true community leadership… A lot of people talk about things they can do to impact their community, but the truly special ones are the folks who put […]

22-year old Ty Bri, from East Cleveland, has been putting in that work, and we can all literally see it paying off in her latest single and music video ‘Gimme Sum Money’. Check out the full video here and let us know what you think! Find Ty Bri on IG here.

  Haditha Khan, aka Butter, is good with her hands. Now, before you start letting your mind wander more than it should, we’re talking about art here people. Butter was born in Martinsville, VA. She was raised in Pittsburgh, but moved to Cleveland while she was in the 8th grade. She remembers being an extremely […]

Versatility. Every artist wants it but not many can truly attain it. Plus, well it doesn’t hurt having a few celebrities in your corner, either. That isn’t a problem for Loyalty Over Everything (L.O.E.), a group of rappers from Cleveland, Ohio that have been making some major moves and compiling some major stats. King K, […]