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Honoring MLK Jr

Honoring MLK Jr

   January 21st, the nation celebrates the birthday and life of Civil Rights Leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In honor of this day, we’re sharing some of his most memorable quotes and moments.More

Mike Epps – Funny As Ish Comedy Tour

Mike Epps – Funny As Ish Comedy Tour

Mike Epps, Sommore, Rickey Smiley, Earthquake and George Wallace are bringing the “Funny As Ish” Comedy Tour to the Raising Canes River Center in Baton Rouge Saturday February 2nd. We’ll have chance for you to win tickets from now until the show! For Ticket Information Click HereMore

Joe at Paragon Casino!

Joe at Paragon Casino!

Friday, January 18, 2019 8PM (Doors open at 7PM) Tickets: $49 / $39 / $29 Tickets on sale starting November 23, 2018. Purchase tickets at LA1 Market, Ticketmaster, or call 1-800-745-3000 Ticket prices are subject to applicable taxes and fees. Click Here For More InformationMore

KNEK Internship Opportunities

KNEK Internship Opportunities

*Now Accepting Applications For the Spring 2019 Semester* If your Interested in the world of radio or just curious about radio and want a more in depth grasp on it, Magic 104.7 KNEK is looking for New interns for the upcoming semester! We are looking for dedicated hard working individuals who are looking to learn…More

Magic Groove Cruise 2019!!!

Magic Groove Cruise 2019!!!

  Prices Starting at $366 per person!! You must book through Travel Machine in order to gain access to private performances. Call Travel Machine TODAY to get the best stateroom! (337) 981-7870 / info@travelmachine.net CRUISE DESCRIPTION    Get ready for fun and sun on board Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas! Join Magic 104.7 for…More

“The Community Hour” KNEK Magic 104.7

“The Community Hour” KNEK Magic 104.7

"The Community Hour" KNEK Magic 104.7Host- Kenneth Keep'em Talkin Boudreaux, Every Sunday at 11am, one hour live call in talk show.Featuring guest from various disciplines including butMore

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Spoil Yourself

Spoil Yourself

With the busy lives that we tend to lead it becomes difficult to pay attention to ourselves. Most people also have others that they have to care for, causing them to put others before themselves. But if you do not stop and make time for yourself then you cannot be there to make others happy…More

Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone

Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone

It is always nice to get into a groove and become comfortable with what you are doing, but you never want to become too comfortable. There is no winning inside your comfort zone. In order to achieve, you have to try new things. Continue to push yourself to do things that you’ve always thought of…More

Stop Complaining Horizontally

Stop Complaining Horizontally

Sometimes you run into problems in the workplace, which we tend to complain about. The issue lies on who do you complain to? In order to receive any results you have to stop complaining horizontally. Stop voicing your issues to people on the same level as you. If you want something changed you have to…More

Don’t Share Your Moves

Don’t Share Your Moves

It is okay to have friends in the workplace but you shouldn’t share your secrets. Don’t tell people your moves because that is how you stay at the level you are already at. If everyone is doing what you do then there will be no way to rise to the top. Keep your moves to…More

Be Kind to Everyone

Be Kind to Everyone

Everyone has bad days but that does not mean that you can take it out on others. Be kind to everyone, you don’t know what they are going through. You never know exactly what goes on when you are not around someone; you don’t know their struggle. Next time you consider being rude or unkind…More

Sinful City

Sinful City

New Orleans is a unique place full of art, alcohol, and history. It is a place full of stories and sometimes can be deemed dangerous. Recently New Orleans has been titled the most sinful city, but is that true? Is New Orleans sinful or just full of the arts? Expression and uniqueness can be seen…More

Church Is Too Long

Church Is Too Long

I was recently asked to speak at a church, but the service was too long. The church service was three hours and fifteen minutes, which is far too long to keep and hold people’s attention. I believe one of the main reasons people skip church on Sunday mornings is because of the length. If mass…More

Do Not Give Up

In life you will realize that you have haters. There will always be people who don’t believe in your dreams but that is okay because they are your dreams not theirs. Despite what anyone says, never give up on yourself. The only person you need to believe in you is you. If you believe in…More

My Younger Self

My Younger Self

There is so much I would tell my younger self. If I could go back and be 20 years old again I would say so much. I would complain less because I now know the true dilemmas in life and I would always be positive. I would also not care what people think about me…More

Do You Waste Too Much Time Watching TV?

Do You Waste Too Much Time Watching TV?

Television has become a major factor in the world we live on. We use TV to keep us updated in the world. Most people spend 29 hours a week watching TV, what could you do with that time? You could clean your home, mow your lawn, start a new craft, catch up on sleep, and…More

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Sorry, Trump. Netflix is creating its own ‘Space Force’

Sorry, Trump. Netflix is creating its own ‘Space Force’

Out-of-this-world news for fans of “The Office,” outer space and subtle jabs at President Donald Trump: Steve Carell is set to star in a TV series called “Space Force” for Netflix. The show will be a workplace comedy “centered around the people tasked with creating a sixth branch of the armed services,” according to the…More

Rihanna files suit against her dad

Rihanna files suit against her dad

Rihanna claims her father and his business partner fraudulently used her name to make money and she’s suing them over it. The singer alleges that her father, Ronald Fenty, and his partner, Moses Perkins, falsely represented their company’s affiliation with her. “Although Mr. Fenty is Rihanna’s father, he does not have, and never has had,…More

Harvey Weinstein’s criminal defense attorney to quit case

Harvey Weinstein’s criminal defense attorney to quit case

Harvey Weinstein’s defense attorney Benjamin Brafman plans to withdraw from representing the former producer in his criminal case, according to a source familiar with the situation. The source would not provide further details Wednesday. When contacted by CNN, Brafman said he had no comment. Weinstein is accused of raping a woman in a New York…More

Macaulay Culkin explains his friendship with Michael Jackson

Macaulay Culkin explains his friendship with Michael Jackson

Macaulay Culkin understands the curiosity about his friendship with Michael Jackson, but he insists it was pretty normal. On an episode of the “Inside of You With Michael Rosenbaum” podcast released Tuesday, Culkin talked about how the “King of Pop” took him under his wing when the actor was a child star. He said Jackson…More

Justin Bieber’s mom thinks daughter-in-law Hailey Baldwin is ‘a gift’

Justin Bieber’s mom thinks daughter-in-law Hailey Baldwin is ‘a gift’

There are apparently no mother-in-law horror stories in the Bieber household. Justin Bieber’s mother, Pattie Mallette, posted a selfie Tuesday to Instagram with her new daughter-in-law, Hailey Baldwin. “What a gift!” the photo was captioned. Bieber, 24, and Baldwin, 22, got engaged in July and secured a wedding license in September. What followed were reports…More

Jason Reitman to direct new ‘Ghostbusters’

Jason Reitman to direct new ‘Ghostbusters’

The Reitmans are keeping the franchise in the family. Jason Reitman has confirmed that he will be directing a new “Ghostbusters” film, taking up the reins from his father, Ivan, who directed the 1984 original. “Finally got the keys to the car. #GB20,” the younger Reitman tweeted, along with a tweet of the story from…More

Alicia Keys to host the 2019 Grammy Awards

Alicia Keys to host the 2019 Grammy Awards

Alicia Keys will host the upcoming Grammy Awards “I know what it feels like to be on that stage, and I’m going to bring that vibe and energy,” Keys, a 15-time Grammy Award winner, said in a statement Tuesday. “I’m so excited to be the master of ceremonies on the biggest night in music and…More

‘West Side Story’ remake finds its Maria

‘West Side Story’ remake finds its Maria

Take heart high school musical theater geeks as dreams do come true. High school student Rachel Zegler has been cast in the starring role of Maria in Steven Spielberg’s planned “West Side Story” remake. If Zegler, 17, looks familiar, it’s because she’s already been a bit of a viral sensation for video of her singing…More

Carol Channing, star of Broadway’s ‘Hello Dolly!’ dies at 97

Carol Channing, star of Broadway’s ‘Hello Dolly!’ dies at 97

Legendary Broadway star Carol Channing has died, her publicist, Harlan Boll, told CNN on Tuesday. She was 97. With her raspy voice and huge smile, Channing was best known for her Tony Award-winning role as Dolly Levi in the hit Broadway musical “Hello Dolly!” Fellow stars of the stage and screen, including “Hamilton” creator and…More

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‘Thriller’ Star Ola Ray Gets Restraining Order Against Ex-Manager

‘Thriller’ Star Ola Ray Gets Restraining Order Against Ex-Manager

What say we check in on Ola Ray whose claim to fame was co-starring alongside Michael Jackson in his legendary “Thriller” video. It seems she’s gotten herself a temporary restraining order against her ex-manager, Timothy Beal, who she claims has been stalking and harassing her. According to court documents, earlier this month, Ray, 57, says Beal showed up out…More

Gladys Knight Issues Statement On Performing At The Super Bowl

Gladys Knight Issues Statement On Performing At The Super Bowl

As we reported yesterday, legendary singer and longtime civil rights champion  Gladys Knight will sing the National Anthem prior to Super Bowl 53 which is being held in her hometown of Atlanta on Feb 3. Of course it comes as no surprise that the Knight is being criticized for her move by supporters of quarterback Colin Kaepernick who they feel has…More

Fort Bend ISD Announces Withdrawal Of Rezoning Plans For High Schools

A large concern for parents of students at Fort Bend Independent School District high schools was the potential of more rezoning and plans that could affect students in the southeast region of the district. The district announced on Friday that it will withdraw its recommendation to make any changes to high school rezoning boundaries. On…More

15 People Have Been Charged In The Flint Water Scandal

15 People Have Been Charged In The Flint Water Scandal

DETROIT (AP) — Fifteen people have been charged in an investigation of how Flint’s water became contaminated with lead in 2014-15 and a related outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease. Seven people have pleaded no contest to misdemeanors in deals that will leave them without a criminal record. — Michael Prysby, Stephen Busch, Liane Shekter Smith, Adam…More

Wendy Williams To Take Health-Related Break From TV Show

Wendy Williams To Take Health-Related Break From TV Show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wendy Williams is taking an extended break from her TV talk show to deal with health issues related to her immune system disorder, her family said Friday. The family wrote in a statement that Williams has suffered complications from Graves’ disease in the past few days. Treatment is necessary and will…More

Ex-R. Kelly Manager Surrenders/Arrested On Terrorist Charge

Ex-R. Kelly Manager Surrenders/Arrested On Terrorist Charge

  A former manager for singer R. Kelly, has surrendered to authorities in Georgia on Friday, according to law enforcement officials. Henry James Mason, 52, was wanted on an outstanding warrant issued over the summer, according to Keith McBrayer, spokesman for the Henry County Sheriff’s office. Mason is accused of threatening the father of Joycelyn Savage,…More

Schism Leads To Dueling Women’s March Events In NYC

Schism Leads To Dueling Women’s March Events In NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — Conflicts over control, inclusivity and alleged anti-Semitism will mean that women protesting on the second anniversary of the Women’s March on Washington are faced with competing demonstrations this weekend in New York City. One procession, around the edge of Central Park and down Sixth Avenue, is being organized by the Women’s…More

Issa Rae Lands Lead In ‘Lovebirds’

Issa Rae Lands Lead In ‘Lovebirds’

Issa Rae has teamed with Kumail Nanjiani to star in “The Lovebirds,” a romantic comedy from Paramount that will be helmed by Michael Showalter, who directed Nanjiani in the surprise hit “The Big Sick.” According to THR, the script centers on a couple (Nanjiani and Rae) on the brink of a breakup. The pair subsequently become embroiled…More

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