On Wednesday (Sept 27), comedian, actor and author Cedric The Entertainer, visited H-Town to hang with fans and detail the inspiration behind his debut novel, the crime-caper, Flipping Boxcars.

IKYFL! We’re all human and make mistakes, but to be the President of the United States and make THIS kind of slip up in front of a predominantly black audience- is pretty embarrassing. This year the Congressional Black Caucus was held September 20-24 in Washington, D.C. and the recipients for the Phoenix Awards included hip-hop […] The post Get Yo President! Biden Calls LL Cool J “Boy” At Congressional Black Caucus appeared first on 97.9 The Beat.

The eleventh annual show promises an unforgettable evening filled with love and laughter, set to take place at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman in The Woodlands, TX on Saturday, October 21, 2023. Tickets on sale now.

Honeyland Festival is committed to funding Black owned businesses in the Greater Houston area and nationally. Deadline to apply is October 9th.

Follow The Beat On Twitter:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Km-89Bcy_Q Sign Up For Our Newsletter!  Lil Wayne , Offset, Key Glock and even The Rock are just a few of the heavy hitter celebrities showing up in the Colorado Buffalo stadium to show support of the Prime Time icon himself Deion Sanders. Weezy F Baby also brought out Sanders […] The post Lil Wayne , Offset & The Rock Hit the Turf Colorado With Deion Sanders appeared first on 97.9 The Beat.

Follow The Beat On Twitter:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_0yijieMtk Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Leave it up to Ashanti’s outfit during the 2023 VMA’s to deliver all the tea. New Jersey was on fire last night via the entertainment industry from Diddy being honored to, Nicki Minaj hosting & performing , even Lil Wayne made a featured performance […] The post Ashanti Breaks The News About Nelly One Last Time appeared first on 97.9 The Beat.

To celebrate 50 Year of Hip Hop the First Black Vice President Kamala Harris invited some of the biggest names in the game to her house! From rappers, to journalists, to producers and writers, 400 guests were invited to her home in Washington D.C. to honor Hip-Hop and it’s impact on the world. Harris’s home, […] The post Kamala Harris Had a House Party With Lil Wayne, Jeezy, & More! appeared first on 97.9 The Beat.

Follow The Beat On Twitter:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJRU05A3Ffc Follow The Beat On Twitter: Venus and Serena Williams hands down have been the only black faces to have such recognition on the Tennis Court for the last 2 decades. Welp here we are nine days into September of 2023, celebrating a new African American name for the record […] The post New Black Girl Magic On The Tennis Court Thanks To CoCo appeared first on 97.9 The Beat.

Emmy Award-winning Tamron Hall returns for a brand-new season of engaging interviews, standout moments and a whole lot of fun. Tamron Hall airs weekdays at 1pm on ABC 13.

Presented by Caruthers Law Firm, Majic Open Mic Night is Houston's PREMIER R&B Experience for the grown and sexy. Thursday nights at Rockhouse Southern Kitchen (6025 Richmond Ave).

Join us Sept 9 for the South Texas Walk for Education and help UNCF raise funds to support our students. Come celebrate with your family, friends and coworkers. Let’s build better futures one step at a time.

Don't miss the football action, fun and thrills! Saturday, September 30th The State Fair Classic Returns. Presented by Chevrolet, one ticket gets you into SEVEN events. Click here for tickets.