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New Orleans Jazz Festival

New Orleans Jazz Festival

Listen for your chance to win tickets to the 50th anniversary Jazz Fest in New Orleans, where you can see Diana Ross, Al Green, Earth, Wind & Fire, Pitbull, Gladys Knight, Chaka Khan and hundreds more! Presented by Shell. Visit www.nojazzfest.com for complete daily lineup. Jazz Fest tickets are available in advance through Ticketmaster and at the…More

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

KNEK Blogs

Men Don’t Listen

Men Don’t Listen

Most times when women are talking to men, they aren’t actually listening. They will be thinking about something else or be ‘multi-tasking’.  No man can actually be taking in everything that a woman is saying when they are doing something else. So next time a woman is speaking to you: sit back, stop what you…More

Keep Your Commitments

When you choose to make a commitment you do it for a good reason, whether it be to better yourself or to help someone else. If you chose to do it, stick to it. Don’t give up on what you promised, because that is how you fail yourself. By not sticking you your commitment you…More

Ignore Small Slights

Ignore Small Slights

It can become easy to get upset over things that happen in your life, especially if it comes from someone else. People tend to get angry with others over small slights. Many times people will choose to be angered with someone due to a small action that they did. These actions can easily be ignored…More

Don’t Let Sickness Stop You

Don’t Let Sickness Stop You

Everyone gets sick, it’s the ones who keep going that succeed. Yes, if you are contagious or seriously ill that is the time to stay home but just because you are not physically at work does not mean you cannot be there mentally. Think of ways that you can continue to excel while you are…More

Readers are Leaders

Readers are Leaders

For the year of 2019 I plan on reading 40 books. Reading opens your mind to new creative thoughts and ideas. It broadens your vocabulary and helps you to become more knowledgeable. The ones who read often lead. Join me, you too should try and read more! Maybe not 40 books, but start somewhere and…More

Preform a Random Act of Kindness

Preform a Random Act of Kindness

When was the last time you did something nice for a stranger? Pay it forward? Gave a random person a compliment? Life is too short, do a random act of kindness. When you show others in the world that even strangers can have a good heart it gives people a sense of comfort, comfort that…More

Write Down Your Goals

Write Down Your Goals

We are continuously moving and working to get things done, but being a hard worker can mean that your goals get put on the back-burner or you forget you even have goals at all. Write down your goals that way you can visualize and go through the motions of creating and realizing what your goals…More

Don’t Be Afraid

Don’t Be Afraid

People do not accomplish or participate in acts because something is holding them back and that something is almost always fear. Fear of losing, fear of rejection, fear of pain, and so much more. Fear helps us from doing things that could potentially be dangerous but it also keeps us from expanding and reaching out…More

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

Entertainment News

‘Veep’ imitates life with campaign collusion plot

The following contains spoilers about the April 21 episode of “Veep.” “Veep” has provided a broadly satiric look at politics through its six seasons, in a knowing fashion that has more than a few times caused life to imitate art. Yet as the show heads into its final flurry of episodes, the HBO series has…More

Kanye West debuts new song ‘Water’ during Sunday Service at Coachella

Kanye West blessed fans with a new song during his Sunday Service set at Coachella. “This a new joint right here, it’s called ‘Water,’” West said as he transitioned from the Gospel rendition of his hit “All Falls Down.” Def Jam Recordings was also live tweeting during West’s set and said “New Song” with the…More

Lizzo is the musical artist you need to hear right now

If you’re not familiar with Lizzo yet, you’ll be hearing a lot more about her soon. The singer and rapper released her new album “Cuz I Love You” Friday, and it’s quickly climbed the charts alongside artists like Beyoncé. That shouldn’t surprise anyone who knows a thing or two about the “Juice” singer, who also…More

Prince’s 5 best-selling albums

When Prince died on April 21, 2016, he left behind an extensive catalog which could not to be confined to a single genre. His singular sound, which combined elements of rock, jazz, R&B, funk and pop, was as identifiable as the artist himself. As a solo artist and performing as Prince & the Revolution, he…More

Singer Michelle Branch and Patrick Carney from the Black Keys are married

Michelle Branch and Black Keys’ drummer Patrick Carney got married Saturday. The Grammy-winning singer confirmed the couple’s New Orleans marriage in an Instagram post. They are parents to a son, Rhys James Carney, and Branch has a daughter, Owen, from a previous relationship. Click here to read full story »More

Eminem is 11 years sober

Eminem is staying away from the venom. The real Slim Shady is 11 years sober and commemorated the occasion by posting a picture of a sobriety coin to Twitter and Instagram. “11 years – still not afraid,” the rapper wrote. Eminem posted a similar picture last year while he was at Coachella. The Detroit rapper…More

Will Smith joins Jaden Smith on stage at Coachella

Now this is a story all about how Coachella got flipped-turned upside down. The Fresh Prince — aka Will Smith — made a surprise appearance during Jaden Smith’s set at week two of the festival. Will Smith joined his son for a performance of “Icon,” even rapping a verse himself. The actor posted a clip…More

Colin Donnell is leaving ‘Chicago Med’

Colin Donnell is leaving “Chicago Med.” The actor confirmed the news Friday on Twitter. “Sorry to say that this is true,” Donnell tweeted. “A special thank you to all the fans that have made these last four seasons so amazing.” Donnell starred as Dr. Connor Rhodes on the NBC show since 2015. He played the…More

Adele separates from husband

Singer Adele has parted ways with her husband, Simon Konecki, according to a statement from her representative, Benny Tarantini. “Adele and her partner have separated,” the statement said. “They are committed to raising their son together lovingly. As always they ask for privacy. There will be no further comment.” Adele and Konecki share one son…More

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Little Known Black History Fact: 1970 Yale Student Strike

Little Known Black History Fact: 1970 Yale Student Strike

On April 22, 1970, a student strike at Yale University began that nearly led to the early ending of the school year. According to reports at the time, the kidnapping and murder trial of Black Panther Party co-founder Bobby Seale was the main impetus. Seale was implicated in the kidnapping, torture, and murder of 19-year-old…More

Kenya Moore Returns To TV In New Netflix Series

Kenya Moore Returns To TV In New Netflix Series

Kenya Moore is set to make her return to the small screen as she has signed on to join the cast of the new Netflix series Family Reunion. #RHOA alum @KenyaMoore is reuniting with someone from her past for her new @Netflix show.https://t.co/pvtuEHKHXM — Bravo (@BravoTV) April 16, 2019 The comedy is described as a…More

Kelis Pleads Innocent To 20 Counts of Contempt In Custody Battle With Nas

Kelis Pleads Innocent To 20 Counts of Contempt In Custody Battle With Nas

The custody drama between Kelis and her ex-husband Nas has taken yet another turn for the worse after the singer denied violating their custody deal by taking their child out of the country. According to court documents obtained by The Blast, Kelis entered a not guilty plea on Thursday to 20 counts of contempt. The former couple is…More

Kamala Harris Highlights Black Colleges In Presidential Run

Kamala Harris Highlights Black Colleges In Presidential Run

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — California Sen. Kamala Harris has described her experience as a student at a historically black college as “one of the most important aspects” of her life. Now, her Democratic presidential campaign is using that experience to connect with voters. Not only is she one of only two black candidates in a…More

Easter Sunday Bombings In Sri Lanka Kill 200

Easter Sunday Bombings In Sri Lanka Kill 200

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Nine bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites on Easter Sunday killed more than 200 people and wounded hundreds more in Sri Lanka’s deadliest violence since a devastating civil war in the South Asian island nation ended a decade ago. Defense Minister Ruwan Wijewardena described the blasts as a…More

Texas Dragging Death Killer To Be Executed, But Have Things Changed?

Texas Dragging Death Killer To Be Executed, But Have Things Changed?

JASPER, Texas (AP) — A technology company was almost ready to bring up to 300 new jobs to Jasper, Texas, but in the final stages of recent negotiations, a potential deal-breaker emerged: the community’s history as the place where three white men dragged a black man behind a pickup, killing him. The 1998 death of…More

Director John Singleton Hospitalized After Stroke

Director John Singleton Hospitalized After Stroke

NEW YORK (AP) — “Boyz N the Hood” director John Singleton suffered a stroke last week and remains hospitalized, according to his family. Additional details, including his condition, were not immediately available. In a statement released Saturday, Singleton’s family announced that the 51-year-old filmmaker was in ICU and “under great medical care.” “On Wednesday, April…More

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