AfroZons new weekly syndicated radio show brings fusion of Hip Hop and AfroBeats to national audience

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Sheila O makes history as the first international female personality to host radio show in the United States.

(CHICAGO) — International radio personality Sheila O. becomes the first female disc jockey to host a nationally syndicated radio show in the United States. AfroZons, her ‘groundbreaking’ two hour weekly radio show that fuses today’s hip hop with Afrobeats’ and highlights the latest in global urban trends, will debut in Washington, DC, Houston, Miami, and on SiriusXM HURVoices Channel 141 this April.

Sheila O is leading a movement to bring the African culture to American audiences. AfroZons features an array of African artists, DJs, designers, activists and entrepreneurs. As the ‘hottest’ new musical genre, Afrobeats offers a rare opportunity for hip hop stations to catch the new wave featuring such musical artist as Black Coffee, Davido, Yemi Alade, DJ Maphorisa and Fela Kuti.

After enjoying ratings success in 2017 airing weekends on Power 92.3 in Chicago the show Sheila O is expanding her reach to some of the most influential radio markets in the country. “AfroZons has a unique voice and point of view that is sought after across the world,” says Sheila O. I am fortunate to be able to bring this perspective to a wider audience through our partnership with Sirius Radio.”

AfroZons Markets:

WPWX Power 92.3 Sunday 10pm – 12 Midnight, Chicago

WHUR World HD2: Thursday 5pm -7pm Washington DC

Amazing 102.5FM: Saturday 9pm- 11pm, Houston Texas

MOC Radio: Friday 5pm- 7pm and Every Saturday 8am- 10am, Miami

WWRN 1620AM: Sunday 10pm- 12 Midnight, Bethlehem, PA

SiriusXM Ch 141: HURVoices – Thursday 4pm- 6pm

For AfroZons air check contact [email protected]

About Afrozons Host Sheila O

Sheila O is a Youth Peace Ambassador in Nigeria and recently nominated by MIPAD/ United Nations as one of the most influential People of African Descent, Under 40-yearold, Class of 2018 as part of the United Nations International Decade for People of African Decent (2015- 2024) .

Sheila O is the founder of the global booking agency, ZONS PR/TOURS, which opened a niche in Africa where international A-list artists tour the continent in partnership with corporations. A previously untapped market, Africa became the host to a series of high profile concerts. She has toured a long list of international stars, including R. Kelly, Jay Z, Beyoncé, Kanye West, Nas, Mariah Carey, Ciara, Busta Rhymes, Nelly, Ludacris, Chris Brown, Wyclef Jean, Akon, Joe, Usher, Jamiroquai, Anita Baker, SWV, 112, Sean Paul, Ja Rule and Ashanti, Sean Paul, Shaggy, 50 Cent and G Unit, Nicki Minaj, Dionne Warwick, BoysIIMen and many more.

About H.U.R. Voices

H.U.R. Voices will offer exciting, educational and entertaining original programming that examines and explores issues that affect people of color, including a unique mixture of talk radio, local and national news, and great music. The channel will feature WHUR and WHUR-WORLD signature programs like the “Daily Drum,” a weekday public affairs program that will expand to one-hour; the “Dr. Audrey Chapman Show,” with the relationship guru; and the “Sighlent Storm,” the only radio show devoted to the issue of domestic violence. New programs include “People Money Life,” “The Traveling Eye” and “He Said She Said.” H.U.R. Voices will embody the mission of Howard University—to serve “America and the Global Community.”

Stay connected with AfroZons: Website: afrozons.com

FB: AfroZons IG: @AfroZons, Twitter: @AfroZons, Hash Tag: Afrozons You Tube: Afrozons Radio

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