Aretha Louise Fanklin, the “Queen of Soul,” passed away early Thursday morning. We’d been reading reports of her failing health and at times good spirits and hopes for a recovery, but – as some news reports also noted – she Continue reading RIP Aretha, the Queen of Soul
On August 1, 1981, MTV – then known as “Music Television” – kicked off its programming. It’s a far cry from what MTV turned into over the ensuring decades. Need proof? Here’s how it all began. Note the emphasis that Continue reading Let’s watch how MTV started back in 1981
JSOnline, The Milwaukee Bucks and Fiserv Inc. just announced a 25-year naming rights deal for the team’s new $524 million downtown arena. It will be called the Fiserv Forum. Specific money details weren’t shared, but there’s big value for the Brookfield-based financial services company. The Fiserv Continue reading New Bucks Arena becomes the “Fiserv Forum”
Mount up. Bert and Ernie from “Sesame Street” have this covered. Of course, you can hear “Regulate” on HOT102’s stream, along with more Total Jams. But enjoy this version, which may have never been in your head otherwise. Back to Continue reading Always fun to watch Bert & Ernie “Regulate”
His name is Wonder Mike and he’d like to say hello. And he will – to you – tonight at Summerfest! Sugarhill Gang with Wonder Mike, Master Gee and HenDogg featuring DJ T Dynasty, aka “the Fathers of Hip Hop” hit Continue reading Sugarhill Gang, Grandmaster Mele Mel, Scorpio hit Summerfest!
While the Brewers kick ass (and don’t even bother taking names because they’re too busy kickin’ ass), some Chicago Cubs players decided to bring a lil’ bit of “forbidden” Wisconsin back home with them by stocking some Spotted Cow in Continue reading Cubs “smuggle” Spotted Cow beer to Illinois after series loss
If you remember talk show host Phil Donahue, you wouldn’t think he would have a group like 2 Live Crew on his show. But he did, back in 1990. You have got to see their performance of “The Funk Shop” Continue reading VIDEO: 2 Live Crew on Phil Donahue?? Wow!
Out in Wisconsin Dells, the Crystal Grand Music Theatre is hosting an epic show August 4th, featuring Naughty By Nature, DJ Kool, C&C Music Factory, and Public Enemy’s own Flava Flav! Tickets are still available for this show, which will include great HOT102 faves Continue reading Epic old school show Aug 4: Naughty By Nature, DJ Kool, Flav, and C&C!