Praise Break

We got something to uplift your spirits today. Listen to the audio player to hear Sounds Of Blackness‘ “Royalty” in the latest Praise Break! Plus, hear Sound Of Blackness producer Gary Hines share his thoughts on the new single. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Get more Praise Breaks here and tune in to “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” weekdays at 9:50 […]

David & Tamela Mann stopped by the morning show to surprise Rickey Smiley! Tamela discusses her new album, “One Way,” and her experience creating it. She talks about all of the amazing producers- including Timbaland -she got the chance to collaborate with to make it. Plus, Tamela shares her song, “God Provides.” Listen to the […]

Erica Campbell and GRIFF are new to the Radio One family! Cohosts of their new morning show, “Get Up! Mornings With Erica Campbell,” they stop by the studio to visit Rickey Smiley. Erica Campbell talks about adjusting to the  demands of radio life and discusses her inspirational goals with the show. She also explains why getting up […]

Erica Campbell and GRIFF, cohosts of their new morning show, “Get Up! Mornings With Erica Campbell,” stop by the studio to visit Rickey Smiley! Erica Campbell talks about adjusting to the early morning demands of radio life and discusses her inspirational goals with the show. Plus, she explains what made her want to do her […]

19-year-old gospel singer Jekalyn Carr has a powerful motivational word for all the young people out there who are feeling lost, or alone, unsupported, like they’re not enough or otherwise. She says she wants to “speak life into who you really are,” going on to say that we are more than our pain, and that our […]

Kirk Franklin chats with Rickey Smiley about his “20 Years in One Night” tour, which includes 2 and a half hours and over 40 non-stop hits from the past 20 years of his career. He also talks about the fan response to his new album and all the singles he’s got to offer from it. Sign Up For […]

Gospel singer Travis Greene has a side-splitting good time chopping it up in-studio with Rickey Smiley. He talks about contributing to the gospel sound of today, and…

Tasha Page-Lockhart has been through it all. From drug addiction to being molested and raped, the gospel star is finally telling her full story. Sign…

Believe it or not it’s almost been 10 years since the release of Marvin Sapp‘s certified gold hit “Never Would’ve Made It.”He tells us on…

DeWayne Woods stopped by “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” to share his new single, “Friend of Mine” off his new album. Listen to the audio player…

Angie Stone‘s song “Brotha” continues to inspire 14 years after its recording. But it’s even more relevant at a time when we’re losing our black…

Donnie McClurkin is one of the top selling gospel artists ever, so it’s hard to believe a man as successful as he is has insecurities…