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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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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

Christmas is a Religious Holiday

Christmas is a Religious Holiday

As Christmas comes closer and closer many forget the holiday’s actual significance. People get caught up in the idea of Santa and presents, and lately you see more and more images of Santa but less and less of the nativity scene. Christmas is about Jesus, about how he came and the sacrifices that were made.…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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Little Known Black History Fact: ‘The Jeffersons’

Little Known Black History Fact: ‘The Jeffersons’

The Jeffersons made its television debut on Jan. 18, 1975 on the CBS network, featuring Isabel Sanford and Sherman Hemsley as George and Louise “Weezy” Jefferson. The show became the second longest-running sitcom featuring a largely Black cast, and was the first to depict an interracial couple. The Jeffersons was the second spin-off series from…More

Is This Netflix’s Next Good Black Movie? [WATCH]

Is This Netflix’s Next Good Black Movie? [WATCH]

You can’t say Netflix is ignoring the Black audience. Not only have they had some successes with film with Black leads including Trevante Rhodes opposite Sandra Bullock in Bird Box, Will Smith starring in Bright and Trevor Jackson’s hazing movie Burning Sands, they’ve also showcased Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Katt Williams and more in comedy…More

Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Murder Of Morgan Freeman’s Step-Granddaughter

Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Murder Of Morgan Freeman’s Step-Granddaughter

NEW YORK (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the fatal stabbing of actor Morgan Freeman’s step-granddaughter in New York City. Prosecutors say 33-year-old Lamar Davenport stabbed his girlfriend E’Dena Hines multiple times in August 2015 while under the influence of alcohol and drugs. Davenport issued an apology during…More

Rare Lunar Eclipse Happens This Weekend

Rare Lunar Eclipse Happens This Weekend

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Here comes a total lunar eclipse and supermoon, all wrapped into one. The moon, Earth and sun will line up this weekend for the only total lunar eclipse this year and next. At the same time, the moon will be ever so closer to Earth and appear slightly bigger and…More

Man Kills Ex-Wife, Shoots Daughter At Catholic Church

A 62-year-old man is currently wanted by police after authorities say he shot and killed his ex-wife and shot his daughter on Thursday night in Northwest Harris County. Authorities are seeking Arthur Edigin in connection with the shooting. It happened outside of Christ the Reedeemer Catholic Church on Huffmeister. Harris County deputies said the shooting…More

State Representative Files Legislation To Eliminate STAAR Test

Join Our Text Club To Get The Latest Music, Entertainment, Contests And Breaking News On Your Phone. Text VIP to 71007 to join! A state representative has filed legislation to effectively repeal the STARR test by eliminating the requirement to use public school assessment instruments as “a criteria for promotion or graduation to make certain…More

Florida Family Awarded $500M In Wrongful Death Suit

Florida Family Awarded $500M In Wrongful Death Suit

A Florida family has won a big judgement in the wrongful death of a family member – but its unlikely that they will ever collect it. Kalil McCoy was just 20 years old in 2011 when she was shot in the head by a friend, 19-year-old Frederick Lee Wade when the two got in an…More

2.5 Million African-American Men Are In The Upper Middle Class

2.5 Million African-American Men Are In The Upper Middle Class

Racial discrimination in the United States is one the rise. From Walter Scott to Trayvon Martin, from Charlottesville to Ferguson, there has been one incident after another due to racial issues in the US. So much so that Americans who believe racism is a huge problem have doubled in numbers over the past 10 years.…More

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