Power 98 is always Charlotte's plug for new hip-hop and R&B, and you better believe we have the best DJ's and part-time staff in the business!
Check out our lineups of mix shows as well as when your favorite jock is on-air over the weekend!
DJ Bill Blass
Show Times: Sunday Evenings from 5pm – 10pm on with 'The Caribbean Shakedown' from 7 pm - 9 pm.
BIO: Native Western NY’er. began radio in Shreveport La. (KMJJ and KDKS), graduated to Buffalo NY (WBLK) then landed in Charlotte NC (WPEG, WBAV). A former Mix Show Coordinator and Assistant Promotions Director in Buffalo, he in addition was a “Just-O MixTape of the Year” finalist. Bill is currently on air weekend/fill in talent for 2 of Charlotte’s biggest stations Power98 and V101.9. He also created “The Caribbean Shakedown” WPEG’s longest running and only mix show dedicated to REGGAE MUSIC and it’s fans between New York City and Atlanta. A self-proclaimed production and sound reinforcement junkie Bill Blass’s voice has been featured on local and national advertising for ESPN, CBS and BET, has record producing and remixes to his credit as well as imaging from mixtapes to radio stations across the country. Bill Blass was also the Southeastern Promotional Rep for Roc-a-Fella Records for most of the labels existence.
Interests: Power, Premium Hand Rolled Cigars, Money, Production, Sound Reinforcement, Respect, Cars (muscle, mopar) Basketball(this should have been first) the art of DJ’ing and the art of conversation.
Top 5 Artists Of All Time: A Tribe Called Quest, Macy Gray, Bob James, Lil Yachty, and Rick Ross
BIO: Church Boy is a Charlotte native that has been on the radio for 15 years. He has a passion for music and the community. Church Boy is also an advocate for mental health. You can hear Church Boy on Power 98 every weekend.
Show Times: J. Prag Radio every Saturday from 6 PM - Midnight and every Sunday 12 PM - 5 PM
Nickname: "The SouthEast MouthPiece"
BIO: After graduating from college in 2004, J-Prag landed his first radio position doing part time promotions for 96.1 WIBT-fm “The Beat” in Charlotte, NC. Shortly after being hired under the Promotions Department, he was offered an on-air position. With his high energy, dedication, and team player attitude, he was the first employee in company history to ever be offered an on-air position after only a few months of working in Promotions Department. In early 2006, J-Prag returned to WPEG Power 98 fm, where he was hired as a Promotional Assistant while also nurturing his nightlife promotions & major events hosting career, and he has significantly contributed to Power 98’s positive buzz in the community for over three years. During this time he was named “The SouthEast MouthPiece” by industry associates, which speaks on his constant verbal boasting about the Carolina ‘s and his overall contributions to the Southeast regions. Today, J-Prag is a radio personality with Power 98 fm and a well known marketing professional. Weekly you can catch him hosting nightlife, community ,& corporate events around the city.
Top 5 Artists Of All Time: 2 Pac, Notorious B.I.G., T.I., Micheal Jackson, and Jill Scott
Mix Show Times: Thursdays at 9:50 - 10:50 PM, and Sundays 9 PM - 12 AM
BIO: Kue One is a Charlotte Native and has always been a fan of good music of any genre. Kue is always looking to better himself as a dj simply because he loves and respects the culture of djing and there is always room to grow. Kue is currently on three stations under the Beasley Media Group umbrella.
Interests: Music, Music, and More Music...and Food
Top 5 Artists Of All Time: Rakim, Big Daddy Kane, Nas, Eminem, Killer Mike (in no particular order)
Mix Show Times: Midday Mayhem Lunch Mix every Monday - Friday from 11:50 AM - 12:50 PM
BIO: I'm born and raised in Charlotte, NC. I love collecting shoes, flying drones, and playing Playstation. I love to listen to hip-hop, R&B, gospel, and jazz. I've been a DJ for over 9 years now, and my biggest highlight so far was at CIAA 2013 when I was a DJ for Young Jeezy.
Top 5 Artists Of All Time: B.I.G., A Tribe Called Quest, Nas, Jay Z, and Future
Hashtags: #MiddayMayhem #PartyWithMr12am
Show Times: Young Promyseito with The Promyseland every Sunday from 7 AM - 12 PM
BIO: Born and raised in South Carolina, 10- year radio man Young Promyseito is a graduate of Winthrop University. Best known for his humor and comical parodies, he also provides music beds and show themes for fellow radio personalities.
Interests: Music production, video editing and African-American History.
Top 5 Artists Of All Time: Micheal Jackson, Prince, R. Kelly, Redman and Dr. Dre
DJ Strategy aka Stratdollar
Mix Show Times: Wednesday 9:50 - 10:40 PM, THE Friday NIGHT RIDE OUT 12am-2am, THE Saturday INTERACTIVE MIX Saturday 9 - 10 PM, and THE Saturday #ALLGASNOBRAKES MIX SHOW 12am-2am
BIO: Dj Strategy's unorthodox style of mixing has earned him a spot along side of the top Dj entertainers in the nation. His high impact style and trade mark sound "allgasnobrakes" is also a way of life. "Never get comfortable always push harder and strive to do better"