LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- 93.5 KDAY-FM radio, SoCal's legendary home of original hip-hop and R&B, the first station in the nation to originate the 24 hour hip-hop & R&B format, and the leading media brand under Meruelo Media, today announced the start of its new Morning Show with Tha' Goodfellas, broadcast daily, Monday through Friday from 5:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
"The mainstream popularity and cultural importance of hip-hop which KDAY helped build was proven by this weekend's blockbuster opening "Straight Outta Compton,"exclaimed Otto Padron, President of Meruelo Media, "…as such, bringing back KDAY mornings with our music, humor, and comedic irrelevance is what Tha' Goodfellas will do better than anyone else in this industry."
Tha' Goodfellas, Romeo & Dejai, are childhood friends, originally from St. Louis, Missouri, and are well-recognized familiar voices in Southern California. They have successfully worked in radio, television, film and music for more than 20 years.
"KDAY Mornings with Tha' Goodfellas will continue to showcase our unique music brand with relevant narrative, humor and a rare passion that have given Romeo and Dejai an authentic connection to our KDAY Nation," stated station Program Director, Adrian "AD" Scott. "We are going to take our West Coast "Back in the Day" attitude to the next level."
Tha' Goodfellas, ring in LA morning's on 93.5 KDAY, current programming continues with on-air personalities "Cece The Mamacita", midday's from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and "PJ Butta" in the afternoons 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Visit them on social media at #thagoodfellasKDAY.
For more information about 93.5 KDAY programming, upcoming events, promotions and ticket giveaways, visit www.935kday.com, and find us on Twitter at @935KDAY, on Facebook at Facebook.com/935KDAY.
About 93.5 KDAY
KDAY is the iconic Los Angeles radio station with roots as far back as the early 80's when it was the first station in the world to ever play commercial hip-hop. KDAY transformed hip-hop to mainstream by playing artists like N.W.A., and it helped launch the careers of many well-known artists such as Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Ice T, LL Cool J, and Queen Latifah. KDAY reflects and appeals to the diversity of the Southern California market with its unique and unmistakable West Coast sound, visit www.935kday.com.
About Meruelo Media
Meruelo Media (MM) is the media division of Meruelo Group. MM currently operates two Southern California Legendary media platforms; the classic hip-hop and R&B radio station, KDAY 93.5 FM and one of Los Angeles' oldest Hispanic TV stations, KWHY-TV Canal 22, which is currently the flagship of MundoMAX Television Network. MM also owns the first and only US Hispanic Super Station, Super 22, airing on its KWHY-TV second digital stream and reaching over 6 Million homes over multiple video delivery providers. MM also operates television stations in Houston and Santa Barbara. Meruelo Group is a minority owned, privately-held management company serving a diversified portfolio of affiliated entities with interests in banking and financial services; food services, manufacturing, distribution and restaurant operations; construction and engineering; hospitality and gaming; real estate management; media, public and private equity investing. For more information please visit www.meruelogroup.com
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SOURCE KDAY 93.5 FM