QuickSilva and Lil Mo Return To Washington DC Radio

'The Fam' Premieres as the New WKYS 93.9 FM Morning Show

Jan 13, 2016, 17:52 ET from Radio One, Inc.

SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, January 19, 2016 The Fam with QuickSilva and Lil Mo will premiere on Washington DC's WKYS 93.9 FM. The dynamic duo is sure to pack a one-two punch weekdays from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. providing listeners with the inside track on entertainment, sports and pop-culture, while playing today's biggest Hip-Hop and R&B hits.

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The Fam transitions to DC from Baltimore to backfill one of the nation's leading morning shows, The Russ Par Morning Show that is transitioning to MAJIC 102.3 FM on the same day.

QuickSilva nor Lil Mo are strangers to DC. Together they have over six years on DC local radio. In fact, QuickSilva has been a DJ on the Russ Parr Morning Show since 2012. Additionally, Britt Waters, the current Associate Producer on the Russ Parr Morning Show will transition to The Fam as the new Executive Producer and Entertainment Reporter. The combo is ready to ignite the DC morning airwaves, bringing non-stop music and entertainment.

"We are excited to expand our morning show footprint in DC. Our listeners have the ability to tap into the Tom Joyner Morning Show, Russ Parr Morning Show and now The Fam," said Jeff Wilson, Senior Regional Vice President and General Manager, Radio One DC.  "The energy, music selection and first-hand entertainment knowledge QuickSilva and Lil Mo bring to the market is priceless."

Lil Mo, a well-known R&B singer, co-star of TV One's R&B Divas of LA and a proven radio personality describes herself  simply as a, "mom and a wife."  Known for her no-nonsense and 'in your face' approach, Lil Mo says, "I'm a voice to this generation. I see myself as a big sister or auntie for our Millennium audience.  I'm the one that will get right with you and tell you the straight-up truth!"

QuickSilva, an internationally travelled celebrity DJ is known as "The Party Kingpin" to pop-culture enthusiast and a devoted husband, father and fitness guru to those closest to him. QuickSilva started his career at 14 years old and has mastered his craft entertaining audiences from Grammy and Presidential Inauguration parties to local clubs. With the same enthusiasm and work ethic he has applied to building an international party brand, QuickSilva said, "We are NOT a radio show. We are a party on the radio!"

The Fam, the new non-stop morning party on WKYS 93.9 FM features:

  • The Early Quick Mix: Kick off the morning in a non-stop music party
  • That's What I Heard : Entertainment/Gossip Report
  • The Fam Spelling Bee: Daily spelling bee contest when listeners can win $100
  • The Fam Pick and Play: Caller request
  • Inspirational Vitamin: An empowerment message for the FAM
  • Local News, Traffic and Weather
  • Air It Out with The Fam: Open mic/caller vent session

For more information about The Fam visit www.kysdc.com.

About Radio One, Inc.

Radio One, Inc. (radio-one.com), together with its subsidiaries, is a diversified media company that primarily targets African-American and urban consumers. It is one of the nation's largest radio broadcasting companies, currently owning and/or operating 56 stations in 16 urban markets in the United States. Through its controlling interest in Reach Media, Inc. (blackamericaweb.com), the Company also operates syndicated programming including the Tom Joyner Morning Show, the Russ Parr Morning Show, the Yolanda Adams Morning Show, the Rickey Smiley Morning Show, the DL Hughley Show, Bishop T.D. Jakes' Empowering Moments, and the Reverend Al Sharpton Show.  Beyond its core radio broadcasting franchise, Radio One owns Interactive One (interactiveone.com), the fastest growing and definitive digital resource for Black and Latin Americans, reaching millions each month through social content, news, information, and entertainment. Interactive One operates a number of branded sites including News One (news), The Urban Daily (men), Hello Beautiful (women), Global Grind (Millennials) and social networking websites such as BlackPlanet and MiGente. The Company also owns TV One, LLC (tvone.tv), a cable/satellite network programming serving more than 57 million households, offering a broad range of real-life and entertainment-focused original programming, classic series, movies and music designed to entertain, inform and inspire a diverse audience of adult Black viewers. Additionally, One Solution combines the dynamics of the Radio One's holdings to provide brands with an integrated and effectively engaging marketing approach that reaches 82% of Black Americans throughout the country.

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