Posts Tagged ‘Q93’

Heat Exclusive: WQUE Kicks Off 2018 With New Specialty Show NOLA Next

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

The city of New Orleans has been a hotbed for hip hop and other forms of music. Similar to the Harlem Renaissance era where artists expressed themselves in an effort to unveil the African-American experience as well as individual talent, New Orleans creatives have continuously delivered  good music throughout the years. Since the early days of Jazz, the birthplace has effortlessly released thousands of artists with unique and compelling styles.

New Orleans hip hop is one of the few which has been on display in museum exhibits and various forms of literature. From the Ninja Crew to Cash Money/No Limit to Young Money, the movement has continued.

Now in the digital age in a different way using a new paradigm, music artists have to make an impact via social media and digital music outlets. Streaming, blogging, and other daily content have become the new standard for building a brand and buzz.

However, there are some outlets that can capture both social media and organic followings. WQUE is one of those outlets. Throughout the years, Nola music grew to be loved by locals and visitors in town. Something as simple as turning on the radio and adjusting the dial to 93.3 brought them into a new place with an extraordinary sound. “There’s no place like that N.O.”  Most hip hop heads have a nostalgic joy when they think about the evolution of New Orleans hip hop. If one was to walk in a club and hear any classic hip hop record from New Orleans, they would quickly notice the immediate reaction by the audience.

Life has a way of making us appreciate our humble beginnings but time causes change and untapped ideas always surface as the music industry globalizes itself on a digital level.

In an effort to showcase New Orleans artists in an eclectic manner, WQUE announces a new show. Nola Next will begin on Thursday January 4th at midnight. Ms. Tee, a New Orleans mainstay, will be the first featured artist.  As a result, great Nola music will be consolidated on this specialty show. 2018 rings in with progression and WQUE and Nola Music are here to stay. A combination of music and platform are a great recipe for “that gumbo” and the world already knows New Orleans is a city full of flavor.

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(VIDEO) Young Gabe in ‘That’s Daddy Money’

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Single Daddy Money
(c)(p) 2013 Big Boy Records 24-7, All Rights Reserved.

Executive Produced by: Charles “Big Boy” Temple
Written by Gabe Washington, Charles Temple
Music by: Niyo
Master Mixed by: CiseHD

Big Boy Records presents: Young Gabe with the Hit Single “That’s Daddy Money” Available on iTunes, Google Play & Amazon Download Your Copy Today… WSHH, @BigBoyRecords247 on Instagram, twitter, YouTube, @BigBoyRecords TwoFourSeven on Facebook.

Contact Info: 504 – 408 – 6811


Thursday, January 10th, 2013


Please support the Excel Star Youth Mardi Gras 2013 – this #HEAT Recommended event is for a most worthy cause! The attached flyer has all of the details – contact information is provided if you wish to donate services, funds or exposure to this 501-C(3).

100% of funds raised go to the youth for services provided year round.

Some of New Orleans’ brightest stars are getting involved with this event, including Juggie of Q93’s world famous Social Shakedown, Kristal Gould of Southern Bell Marketing, Shannon Williams of Body In Motion, radio personality Don P, TV personality Wayne Trepagnier, music artist Roca B, and a host of others.

The Heat is always down to support any event that fully benefits our youth. We hope you are, too!



HEAT RUMOR CONTROL: Juvenile was not ‘jumped’ at Louisiana concert

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

The Heat Magazine was front and center for last night’s Rejuvenation concert in Thibodeaux, Louisiana. Opening for Juvenile were Da U Boys and a host of local artists. The legendary Wild Wayne of Q93 hosted the show, which was DJ’ed by DJ Big Body. The event took place at The Showcase.

Rumors spread like wildfire early this morning that Juvenile had been jumped at the concert, resulting in injury. Juvenile was not injured and in fact, handled his business quite well in New Orleans style, following the incident.

Juvie still has “it”. He performed a series of legendary hits and turned the crowd out, until the melee broke out.

(NEW HEAT) Wild Wayne posts video of Mystikal just before he entered lockup

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

Wild Wayne - far right

The man himself, legendary DJ Wild Wayne of New Orleans’ Q93 & his own Industry Influence, has posted a video of Mystikal that was filmed just days before entering prison. Check it out here:


Saturday, January 21st, 2012

The Heat has featured the legendary DJ Ro several times and given the fact that he’s been helping put the world’s best music on the map for over 21 years, we selected him as HEAT DJ OF THE MONTH.

Ro is a superstar in his own right, but you wouldn’t know it to meet him. He’s about as humble as they come. Yet when he’s not broadcasting music to the masses, he’s working on something to make the world around him a better place.

Whether it’s working with his foundation giving back to the community in big ways, or working with one of his business ventures, Ro is making a difference. From the Stop the Violence Campaign, to the Easter, Back to School, Thanksgiving, and Christmas giveaways, he is most definitely setting an example for all of the entertainment industry to follow.

Music is his life and he serves it up on a daily basis. The Heat Magazine salutes you, DJ Ro! Keep up the great work!

You can check DJ Ro out on the world famous Q93 or on his website at

(LIVE HEAT) DJ Poppa & Juggie N.O. Goin in Live on Social Shakedown on the World Famous Q93

Saturday, November 26th, 2011

Poppa & Juggie

Check out DJ Poppa & Juggie N.O. going in on the world famous Q93’s Social Shakedown – 89 Boyz just dropped through and Jack Spratt’s on the scene!

Watch live streaming video from socialshakedownsaturday at


Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

Check out Big Ramp’s official video for “1 Clap (She Do It)”.

D.E.T.D.F.’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

There is so much negative publicity surrounding celebrities in this day and age. The media has a fascination with celebrities – where they travel, what they wear and just about anything else you can imagine.  What we do not often hear is the good many do in their respective communities and the leadership roles they often take on in order to benefit the youngest members of those areas.

Enter “DJ Ro” Watts and LaJoan Williams of the DON’T EVEN TRIP DREAM FOUNDATION or D.E.T.D.F.

D.E.T.D.F.’s mission is to unite communities using entertainment as the avenue to make that happen. Being involved in the entertainment industry affords a great deal of influence, and with that comes the responsibility to take care of the world around you.  That is just what Watts and Williams are doing through D.E.T.D.F.

D.E.T.D.F. strives to positively impact the New Orleans, Louisiana area and is doing a tremendous job with this endeavor.  The organization’s goal is to deliver happiness to the homes of others and to encourage everyone to do the same. D.E.T.D.F. encourages others to lend a helping hand and to stand for a cause, especially during the holiday season.

D.E.T.D.F. needs your help this Easter Week. They are holding their 1st Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 23, 2011 from 1p.m.–5p.m. in New Orleans’ Forstall Park in the Lower 9th Ward. They are seeking donations to provide candy, food, drinks, and raffle prizes for kids in the New Orleans area. The Easter Egg Hunt was created for kids ages 2–12 years of age so that they can enjoy a day of fun and encouragement.

Any help you can provide to D.E.T.D.F. is appreciated. The organization is in need of:

  • Easter Candy
  • Water
  • Juice
  • Raffle Prizes
  • Hot Dogs
  • Snacks
  • Gift Cards
  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Tents
  • Monetary Donations

All contributors will receive recognition. Donations are needed by April 21, 2011.

If you need more information, you can contact Ro Watts or LaJoan Williams at 504-208-7248 or by email at  You may visit the organization’s website at .

D.E.T.D.F. provides a much needed service within the community