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POWER Artists react to Prodigy’s passing

  • 8:36 am Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 by djnailz

Hip Hop lost another one yesterday. Prodigy of the legendary Hip Hop group Mobb Deep passed away in Las Vegas at the age of 42. There’s no official cause of death revealed, however Prodigy has had a public battle with sickle cell for decades. Many POWER artists showed their shock on Social Media.

Don't want to believe he's gone. Omg. RIP @prodigymobbdeep #QueensFinest

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Nas writes a “Trump Era” open letter

  • 11:41 am Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 by djnailz

Legendary rapper Nas has penned an open letter about the Trump Era of the United States. It’s no secret that many artist in Hip Hop and Pop are NOT supporters of the President. Nas let’s you know exactly where he stands.

“The only way the black man gets a little piece in America is if he takes the O.J. stance: “I’m not black, I’m O.J.” When you ignore the shit that’s happening to people you can live in this fantasy, this American fantasy that you belong to… who? You ignore what’s happening, and that gives you peace. Because what’s going on is [More]

Ariana Grande and friends #ManchesterStrong benefit concert lineup

  • 11:07 am Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 by djnailz

Last week Ariana Grande announced that she would be holding a benefit concert to raise money for the victims of the explosions in Manchester following her concert. Today it was announced that Ariana will have some friends joining her in Manchester to help raise money.

The One Love Manchester concert will take place Sunday, June 4th and will include performances by Justin Bieber, Coldplay, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Pharrell and Niall Horan.

Tickets for the benefit concert will be going on sale Thursday at 10am. Manchester time. Proceeds from the show will benefit the families affected by the attack on May 22nd.


Join the GetUp Crew Sunday for Salsa Fest

  • 9:18 am Friday, April 28th, 2017 by djnailz

Sunday, April 30th Nailz and Lil Shawn are hosting Salsa Fest! The winner from last year’s Salsa competition stopped by the GetUp Crew to chat and brought some salsa!

Confirmed! Ice Cube is doing another Friday!

  • 10:14 am Friday, April 21st, 2017 by djnailz

During his visit to Orlando, John Witherspoon stopped by Orlando’s POWER 95.3 GetUp Crew to chat about how Charlie Murphy’s death affected him and the comedy series Black Jesus. Witherspoon also broke MAJOR news regarding Ice Cube’s movie franchise “Friday”!

The POWER 95.3 GetUp Crew @DJNAILZ @EsteeMartin @LilShawn953 weekday mornings 6am-10am on POWER 95.3 in Orlando and on the FREE POWER 95.3 App!

Nailz surprises Estee for her Birthday!

  • 8:04 am Friday, April 21st, 2017 by djnailz

Nailz Celebrates National Haiku Day

  • 9:29 am Monday, April 17th, 2017 by djnailz

Everyday there’s a new “National Day” – April 17th is National Haiku Day. A Haiku is a traditional form of Japanese poetry. They are 3 lines long. The first and last lines of a Haiku have 5 syllables and the middle line has 7 syllables. The lines rarely rhyme. Clearly Nailz DID NOT get this right!

Chris Brown drops “Privacy”

  • 2:57 pm Saturday, March 25th, 2017 by djnailz

Chris Brown said that this summer was going to be for the ladies and he is delivering! Check out his new song “Privacy”- warning Explicit content.

Nicki Minaj takin’ shots at Meek Mill

  • 6:41 am Monday, March 13th, 2017 by djnailz

Nicki Minaj took some shots at Meek Mill during a special guest performance with Drake in Paris. 

Drake stunned the concertgoers in Paris on his “Boy Meets World” tour, when he reunited with Nicki on the stage.

Nicki came out and performed her songs with Drake, including “Moment 4 Life,” “Truffle Butter” and her Remy Ma dis, “No Frauds.”

Nicki stopped half way through her set and gave women advice — it was more of a jab at Meek an his Dream Chasers movement.

Beyonce surprises dance crew, they freak out

  • 6:39 am Monday, March 13th, 2017 by djnailz

Beyonce is queen for real. Even pregnant with twins, she’s stepping out and enjoying her nights. This time, over the weekend, she freaked out a dance group in L.A. when she popped in backstage after their show and gave them some huge props for killin’ it!

Beyonce and her mom Tina Knowles hit up the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater show Saturday night at the L.A. Music Center — with Tina’s Angels.  The group of girls are part of a mentoring program set up by Mama Knowles herself. 

After the show, Beyonce went backstage where the dancers went crazy, and we can’t blame ’em.  [More]