Iconic NY Black Radio Station Folds, 98.7 KISS Ends 30-Year Run

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98.7 KISS FM‘s 30-year hold on the adult R&B market is coming to an end as the iconic radio station is merging with 107.5 WBLS, according to 98.7 Kiss FM.

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About the merger, WBLS VP/General Manager Deon Levingston says, “WBLS and WRKS have been the voice of the tri-state Black community for 30 years, and we plan to merge the best of both stations to create a stronger voice to deliver the best in R&B music while also super-serving our community.”

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Beginning Thursday at 10 a.m. — and lasting throughout the weekend — KISS FM and WBLS began a musical celebration of 98.7 KISS FM’s legacy. You can listen to 107.5 WBLS or 98.7 KISS FM to hear Shaila live from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., Jeff Foxx from 3 p.m.-7 p.m., and Lenny Green from 7 p.m.-12 a.m.

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