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HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Celebrate Black Music Month on The Heat, Heart & Soul, Soul Town, SiriusXM Fly + more

May 29, 2014

SiriusXM celebrates Black Music Month all through June with tons of programming featuring the best in hip-hop, soul, gospel, classic hip-hop, r&b, funk, reggae, and more.

See what’s in store below!

Heart & Soul, Ch. 48

Off the Record: A Tribute to the Live Performance
Every weekend in June at 12 pm ET and 6 pm ET, listeners can relive exclusive live performances from the Heart & Soul studios with Icons Charlie Wilson, Earth, Wind & Fire, Joe, Boyz II Men, Fantasia, and more!

Earth, Wind & Fire
Saturday 6/7 at 12 pm ET
Sunday 6/8 6 pm ET
Saturday 6/28 at 6 pm ET

Chaka Khan
Saturday 6/7 at 6 pm ET
Sunday 6/8 at 12 pm ET

Charlie Wilson
Saturday 6/14 at 12 pm ET
Sunday 6/15 at 6 pm ET
Sunday 6/29 at 12 pm ET

Fantasia
Saturday 6/14 at 6 pm ET
Sunday 6/15 12 pm ET

R. Kelly
Saturday 6/21 at 12 pm ET
Sunday 6/22 at 6 pm ET

Joe
Saturday 6/28 at  6 pm ET
Sunday 6/29 at 12 pm ET

Boyz II Men
Saturday 6/21 at 12 pm ET
Sunday 6/22 at 6 pm ET

Backspin, Ch. 46

All The Way Live with KRS-One
Airs Thursday 6/5 at 9 pm ET
Hear an encore of the legendary KRS-One rocking his catalog of classics, from Boogie Down Productions to his solo material. Recorded LIVE at the historic Howard Theatre in D.C.

Public Enemy: Live From The BBC Vault
Airs Thursday 6/12 at 9 pm ET
Replays Sunday 6/15 at 8 pm ET
Travel back 19 years for a rare concert event on Backspin. Live from the BBC Vault, recorded at the Phoenix Festival in Warwickshire England in 1995, it’s the legendary Public Enemy!

2Pac Born Day Celebration
Airs all day Monday 6/16
On what would have been his 43rd birthday, Backspin celebrates the music and message of the legendary 2Pac by playing his classic cuts every hour as well as reflections from those closest to him.

Backstory with Doug E. Fresh
Airs Thursday 6/26 at 9 pm ET
Replays Sunday 6/29 at 8 pm ET
The original human beat box Doug E. Fresh answers listeners questions and rocks his classics live on Backspin.

Kirk Franklin’s Praise, Ch. 64

Iconic Soul Singers
Airs all month in June
Praise will be highlighting classics and favorites! Kirk Franklin’s Praise plays gospel icons daily, but especially in June to honor those who contributed to gospel’s growth and whose careers precede some of those just really starting. Praise will feature icons like Shirley Caesar, Richard Smallwood, The Clarke Sisters, Donnie McClurkin, The Winans, Fred Hammond, Marvin Sapp, and Aretha Franklin.

The Joint, Ch. 42

Iconic Reggae Singers
Airs all month in June
SiriusXM’s classic reggae-based station, The Joint, is honoring the music and memory of reggae’s icons. To honor the “foundation” of the t’ing, for the work done building awareness of reggae, The Joint is highlighting these classic artists and their work during this special month … Bob Marley, Dennis Brown, Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer, Burning Spear, Big Youth, and John Holt.

SiriusXM Fly, Ch. 725

LL Cool J Top 20 Countdown
Airs Wednesday 6/4 at 8 pm ET
Replays Friday 6/6 at 9 pm ET, Saturday 6/7 at 10 pm ET, Sunday 6/8 at 11 pm ET
LL Cool J counts down his favorite hip-hop records.

Fat Joe Battle of the Sexes Top 10 Countdown
Airs Wednesday 6/11 at 8 pm ET
Replays Friday 6/13 at 9 pm ET, Saturday 6/14 at 10 pm ET, Sunday 6/15 at 11 pm ET

Jay Z Top 20 Countdown
Airs Wednesday 6/18 at 8 p ET
Replays Friday 6/20 at 9 pm ET, Saturday 6/21 at 10 pm ET, Sunday 6/22 at 11 pm
Jay Z counts down his favorite hip-hop records.

Jermaine Dupri So So Def Channel Takeover
Airs Saturday 6/21 at 1 pm ET
Jermaine Dupri plays hits he produced from ’92 to ’06.

Kelly Price on SiriusXM Fly
Airs Sunday 6/22 at 1 pm ET
R&B singer-songwriter Kelly Price honors R&B groups from the ’90s and ’00s.

Snoop Dogg Top 20 Countdown
Airs Wednesday 6/25 at 8 pm ET
Replays Friday 6/27 at 9 pm ET, Saturday 6/28 at 10 pm ET, Sunday 6/29 at 11 pm ET
Snoop counts down his favorite hip-hop records.

Prodigy of Mobb Deep Takeover
Airs Saturday 6/28 at 1 pm ET
Mobb Deep’s Prodigy takes over SiriusXM Fly.

Soul Town, Ch. 49

Talking Soul with Jeff Foxx: The Manhattans
Airs Friday 6/6 at 6 pm ET

Talking Soul with Jeff Foxx: RGB/The Moments
Airs Friday 6/13 at 6 pm ET

Talking Soul with Jeff Foxx: Blue Magic/Ted Mills
Airs Friday 6/20 at 6 pm ET

Also, throughout the week, Soul Town will spotlight Kool & The Gang, Whispers, and the Bar-Kays – all of whom are celebrating 50 YEARS IN MUSIC this June!

The Groove, Ch. 50

Classic Concerts!
Jeffrey Osbourne: Saturday 6/7 at 6 pm ET
Stephanie Mills: Saturday 6/14 at 6 pm ET
Peabo Bryson & The Isley brothers: Saturday 6/21 at 6 pm ET

Artist Takeovers!
Commodores: Sunday 6/8 at 6 pm ET
Morris Day: Sunday 6/15 at 6 pm ET
Charlie Wilson: Sunday 6/22 at 6 pm ET
The Isley Brothers: Sunday 6/29 at 6 pm ET

Town Hall with Patti Labelle
Saturday 6/28 at 6 pm ET
Hosted by Gayle King

SiriusXM Silk, Ch. 724

Silk, Vintage
Airs each hour every weekend in June
Spotlighting a different year every hour throughout Black Music Month Weekends! Each hour on the weekend, Silk will feature a classic year from which we’ll play the smoothest slow jams.

Hip-Hop Nation, Ch. 44

2 Chainz Concert Playback
Saturday 6/7 at 8 pm ET

Schoolboy Q Concert Playback
Saturday 6/14 at 8 pm ET

J. Cole LIVE at Baltimore Soundstage
Saturday 6/21 at 8 pm ET

Jay Z Concert Playback
Saturday 6/28 at 8 pm ET

The Heat, Ch. 47

An Evening With John Legend
Airs Monday 6/2 at 10 pm ET
Replays Friday 6/6 at 12 am ET

Pharrell LIVE!
Tuesday 6/3 at 9 pm ET
SiriusXM and AMEX Unstaged bring you Pharrell LIVE from The Apollo Theater in NYC! Listen as Pharrell performs his past hits, along with new songs from his latest album, G.I.R.L.

Trey Songz on The Heat
Freesworld
Friday 6/13 at 7 pm
Replays Wednesday 6/18 at 10PM
Hit maker Trey Songz talks about his upcoming album Trigga, his relationship with 50 Cent and being a part of the G-Unit reunion, upcoming BET and Essence Fest performances, and if his smart phone has ever gotten him busted. Listen for another Heat exclusive interview, part of Black Music Month, on Sirius X-M!

Trey’s Got What’s Hot!
Airs Wednesday 6/25 at 6 pm ET
R&B star Trey Songz plays Guest DJ and picks what’s hot.

SiriusXM Fly Weekend Takeover
Friday 6/20 through Sunday 6/22
The Heat’s sister station, SiriusXM Fly, takes over for a weekend of hip-hop and R&B from the ’90s and ’00s.

OUTKAST…LIVE!
Airs Monday 6/30 at 8 pm ET
Taken from Outkast’s reunion show at Governor’s Ball.

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