Tag: 1Xtra

Zena To Leave 1Xtra

Zena To Leave 1Xtra

1Xtra Breakfast co-host Zena will be departing the station on August 29th. The presenter is leaving the UK to start a new life in the US with her husband, footballer Cory Gibbs, who has recently been signed to the American MLS Football league.

BBC Radio 1 Revamps Evening Schedule

BBC Radio 1 Revamps Evening Schedule

BBC Radio 1 has just announced a series of changes to the station’s evening schedule. The moves see brand new talent to Radio 1, Kissy Sell Out and Kutski promoted to their own regular shows and 1Xtra’s MistaJam joining the station, in addition to his 1Xtra show. The new schedule will come into effect in October.

Wu-Tang Clan 8 Diagrams Tour Comes To London

1Xtra Presents The Wu Tang Clan

1Xtra will be recording an exclusive Maida Vale Session with the Wu Tang Clan on Tuesday 15th July, featuring  all nine members, RZA, GZA, Method Man, Ghostface, Raekwon, Masta Killa, U-God, Inspectah Deck and Street. Semtex will host the session and interview with the full performance on the 1Xtra Hip Hop show on Friday 18th July.

Akon To Headline 1Xtra Live

Akon To Headline 1Xtra Live

1Xtra today announced the launch of the station's first ever flagship event, 1Xtra Live. A massive line-up of artists is confirmed to perform at the free gig, including Akon, Kelly Rowland, Chris Brown and Craig David. The inaugural event takes place at Ricoh Arena in Coventry on Saturday 22nd March.

Kano Announced Winner Of Best UK Act For The BET Hip Hop Awards 2007

The BET Hip Hop Awards 2007

The BET Hip Hop Awards 2007 will take place on Saturday, October 13 at Atlanta's Civic Center, and premiere on the network Wednesday, October 17 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Veteran host actor / comedian Katt Williams is sure to deliver a high energy show filled with hot performances by the best in the business!

Kano Announced Winner Of Best UK Act For The BET Hip Hop Awards 2007

Kano Announced Winner Of Best UK Act For The BET Hip Hop Awards 2007

British music fans have voted Kano as the “Best UK Act” ahead of the BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta, GA on October 13th. Kano went head to head with five of the UK’s finest rappers; Dizzee Rascal, JME, Klashnekoff, Lethal B and Wiley to win the gong. For two weeks, Hip Hop fans battled it out by voting interactively on MTV Base and 1 Xtra BBC websites for their favourite act; and on Monday 1st October, live on 1 Xtra BBC Kano was announced as the winner.

1Xtra New Years Day Event

1Xtra New Years Day Event

Following the success of last year’s New Year’s Day event in Manchester, 1Xtra travels North again to host its New Years Day Party in Leeds - New Year: Old Skool. Listeners can register for tickets to have the chance to celebrate the New Year with the UK's favourite Black Music station.