DJ Spotlight


National Awards Finalist – Voices of COVID-19

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020 by The Professor

This just in! Breaking News! Stop the presses! The amazing student production “Voices of COVID-19” has just been selected a finalist at the National Student Production Awards! This fantastic piece has made it through the (inter)national competition to be one of 4 finalists in the Best Special Broadcast category and we’ll find out October 30th at the awards ceremony who wins the top prize.
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I Never Knew Radio – Julian Marley Interview

Saturday, August 29th, 2020 by The Professor

A special treat this week on I Never Knew Radio! Junior taps the Marley family in a reasoning with Julian Marley, son of the great Bob Marley. They discuss Julian’s many different projects, family projects such as Ghetto Youth International, CBD vs herb and his loss of his child. Tune in for the selected reasonings in this week’s show 9-11am Sunday, 8-10am Wednesday and 10a-Noon on Thursday. The full reasoning will be in the INK Interview Archives soon…

Julian Marley, son of the iconic Bob Marley is a world renowned Grammy-nominated reggae artist and devoted Rastafarian. Julian conveys his message of legalization, freedom, and love through his music, and the JuJu Royal brand.



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Retro Rockin Roadshow – Best of the Summer

Thursday, August 27th, 2020 by The Professor

Did you tune in to the the Retro Rockin Roadshow Last Friday? If you did I hope you enjoyed the theme of One Hit Wonders. Make sure to tune in to WLOY and the Retro Rockin Road every Friday beginning at 7pm and every Monday at 10am. NOW WITH 10% MORE VINYL!!! (editor: We know it’s got more because Eddie has spent the whole summer alphabetizing the 12,000 LPs in our library!)

This Weeks Theme: A Retro Rockin Summer Rewind wherein Eddie taps tracks from his various summer shows and a few that didn’t make the original edits.

Featured Artists: Frank Sinatra, The Duprees, The Beatles, The Monkees, Elton John, and ABBA

Do you Have suggestion or recommendation for my show? Would you like to request a song or a specific theme? Please email your request to wloy@loyola.edu you can also DM your request through our social media WLOY Loyola Radio



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Retro Rockin Roadshow – 1 Hit Wonders!

Thursday, August 20th, 2020 by The Professor

Did you tune in to the the Retro Rockin Roadshow Last Friday 7-9pm or it’s new encore time of Monday 10am-Noon? If you did We hope you enjoyed the theme of The Colors of the Rainbow. Make sure to tune in to WLOY and the Retro Rockin Road every Friday beginning at 7pm and every Monday at 10am. NOW WITH 10% MORE VINYL!!!

This Weeks Theme: One Hit Wonders

Featured Artists: A-ha, Steam, Soft Cell, Ronald and Ruby, and The Edsels.

Do you Have suggestion or recommendation for Retro Eddie’s show? Would you like to request a song or a specific theme? Please email your request to wloy@loyola.edu you can also DM your request through our social media (over there on the right side of the screen) and we’ll make sure Eddie ponders them all!



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I Never Knew Celebrating Marcus Garvey

Sunday, August 16th, 2020 by The Professor

Join us as we celebrate the third anniversary of the I Never Knew Radio Show! Junior (’06) digs into the history and music celebrating Marcus Garvey with interviews and more. Watch for more interviews being added here from current and past greats.

Junior has become a media empire in the last few years! Not only has his YouTube channel passed 11 MILLION views, he’s now got a podcast “Baldhead & the Dread” with Autarchii and has launched his website INeverKnewTV.com and more things are coming. Enjoy the new show every week 9-11am Sunday with repeat airings 8-10am Wednesday and 10-noon Thursday. Big ups to Junior!



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New Show! Hip Hop Revisited with Saleem

Friday, August 7th, 2020 by The Professor

Saturday 3-4pm August 8
2-4pm every Saturday following!

Come explore the history and world of Hip-Hop every week with local artist Saleem!

I could introduce him to you as Saleem the emcee, or I could introduce you to him as Saleem the producer. However I think the most apropos title would be Saleem, the dopest emcee on production! Starting out with an ASRX-PRO and a microphone, Saleem has been blazing his trail through hip-hop’s indie scene for several years. Performing with luminaries such as Common, The Roots, KRS-One, Rakim, and The Wu-Tang clan, to name a few, tends to hone and sharpen your skills. These experiences led him to craft his highly regarded debut album, which now lends its title to this new show, Hip-Hop Revisited. A bold title for a bold project that served as a welcome, and refreshing, introduction into the world of this multifaceted artist; or as one writer described him, “The embodiment of hip-hop’s evolution.” (more…)



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Retro Rockin Roadshow – Silly Songs

Friday, August 7th, 2020 by The Professor

This Weeks Theme: The Funny, The Parodied, and The Demented!

Featured Artists: The Three Stooges, Tom Lehrer, Allen Sherman, The Turtles, Dickie Goodman, and Johnny Cash.

Did you tune into to the the Retro Rockin Roadshow Last Friday? If you did I hope you enjoyed the theme of “Dance the Night Away”. Make sure to tune in to WLOY and the Retro Rockin Road every Friday beginning at 7pm and every Monday at 10am.

Do you Have suggestion or recommendation for my show? Would you like to request a song or a specific theme? Please email your request to wloy@loyola.edu you can also DM your request through our social media WLOY Loyola Radio



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Retro Rockin Roadshow – Dance the Night Away

Friday, July 31st, 2020 by The Professor

This Weeks Theme: Dance the Night Away

Featured Artists: Bobby Day, Little Eva, The Archies, Carl Douglas, Cookie Monster, and El Debage.

Did you tune into to the the Retro Rockin Roadshow Last Friday? If you did I hope you enjoyed the theme of the Terrible Twos. Make sure to tune in to WLOY and the Retro Rockin Road every Friday beginning at 7pm and every Monday at 10am.

Do you Have suggestion or recommendation for my show? Would you like to request a song or a specific theme? Please email your request to wloy@loyola.edu you can also DM your request through our social media WLOY Loyola Radio



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Quarantine Takeover – Saleem

Sunday, July 26th, 2020 by The Professor

This week’s Quarantine Takeover is a study in the sounds of Hip Hop protest. Saleem is bringing back the songs that inspired him and will keep protesters fueled up to demand change in the world. I could introduce him to you as Saleem the emcee, or I could introduce you to him as Saleem the producer. However I think the most apropos title would be Saleem, the dopest emcee on production! Starting out with an ASRX-PRO and a microphone, Saleem has been blazing his trail through hip-hop’s indie scene for several years. Performing with luminaries such as Common, The Roots, KRS-One, Rakim, and The Wu-Tang clan, to name a few, tends to hone and sharpen your skills. These experiences led him to craft his highly regarded debut album, Hip-Hop Revisited. A bold title for a bold project that served as a welcome, and refreshing, introduction into the world of this multifaceted artist; or as one writer described him, “The embodiment of hip-hop’s evolution.”

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Retro Rocking Road Show – The Terrible Twos

Friday, July 24th, 2020 by The Professor

This Weeks Theme: The Terrible Twos

Featured Artists: The Beatles, Credence Clearwater Revival, WAR, Billy Joel, ABBA, and Journey

Every week Retro Eddie puts together a uniquely themed show for Friday night 7-9pm. He is not immune to having fun with the themes, or digging deep for tunes back to the beginning of recorded music. This week Eddie explores the bands that came oh-so-close but didn’t crack the #1 spot on the Billboard charts. Firmly lodged at #2 and climbing no higher – some of these tracks were so pervasive it will surprise you they never logged that all important #1 hit.

Did you tune into to the the Retro Rockin Roadshow last Friday? If you did we hope you enjoyed the theme of “the 60’s”. If you missed it you can always check out the playlists from past shows on the show page!

Do you Have suggestion or recommendation for Eddie’s show? Would you like to request a song or a specific theme? Please email your request to wloy@loyola.edu you can also DM your request through our vast array of social media.



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