The Morning Show

The Morning Show is your daily mix of news, entertainment, empowerment, and music that is the perfect jumpstart to your morning, Hosted by Stellar Award nominee Gerard Bonner, this broadcast features the New Joint of the Day, an Inspirational Moment, comedy, news, and more. Get your day started right with The Morning Show!
Weekdays at 9a ET

Special Segments
Say What?! | Wednesdays at 10:45a ET
Tired of the traditional delivery of the news? Well the remedy for that is Say What?! with Kevin Fredericks. Weekly, the comedian, producer, and playwright brings us outrageous news stories the his creative and comedic colander. Prepare to laugh heartily with this charter member of The Playmakers!

We Got Next | Fridays at 10:45a ET
Get up to speed with all things news and entertainment courtesy of We Got Next with Kenneth Mosley. Weekly, this entertainment mogul keeps us connected with the latest news in pop culture.

The AfterParty–Episode 1864 (Aug. 20)

August 20th, 2018
Today on The Morning Show, we pay full tribute to the life and legacy of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. Don’t miss this special moment as our Throwback Segment is all about Aretha. Check out music...

The Morning Show–Episode 1864 (Aug. 20)

August 20th, 2018
Today on The Morning Show, we debut “Optimistic (The Remix)” from August Greene featuring Kirk Franklin, Kierra Sheard, and BJ The Chicago Kid. We also begin paying tribute to the Queen of Soul, 18 time Grammy Award...

The Morning Show–Episode 1862 (Aug. 14)

August 14th, 2018
Today on The Morning Show, we debut “Bless His Name” from Cepeda McKay & No Limit and our Inspirational Moment features Hart Ramsey. Check out music from Lonnie Hunter & Structure, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Michelle Williams, Family...

The AfterParty–Episode 1862 (Aug. 14)

August 14th, 2018
Today on The AfterParty, we kick things off with an absolutely fun and reflective Throwback Segment. Check out music from The Doobie Brothers, Mint Condition, Whitney Houston, Chaka Khan, Maranda Curtis, Lisa Page Brooks, Donald Lawrence &...

The AfterParty–Episode 1861 (Aug. 13)

August 13th, 2018
Today on The AfterParty, we kick things off continuing to reflect on the power of love. Our Throwback Segment features some of the best songs surrounding love from days gone by. Check out music from Mary J....

The Morning Show–Episode 1861 (Aug. 13)

August 13th, 2018
Today on The Morning Show, we debut “Promise Keeper” from Israel Houghton featuring Travis Greene. Our Inspirational Moment talks about the transforming power of love. Check out music from Da’dra, Applejaxx, Imagine Dragons, Andy Mineo, KB, Ray...

The AfterParty–Episode 1860 (Aug. 7)

August 7th, 2018
Today on The AfterParty, we kick things off with a funk infused Throwback Segment, honoring “The Hardest Working Man in Show Business”, the legendary James Brown!! Check out music from James Brown, Jonathan McReynolds, Empire Cast, Sierra...

The Morning Show–Episode 1860 (Aug. 7)

August 7th, 2018
Today on The Morning Show, we debut “Doin It” from Ozay Moore. We take a look at the violence plaguing Chicago and get our first look at the new movie from Spike Lee and Jordan Peele titled...

The AfterParty–Episode 1859 (Aug. 6)

August 6th, 2018
Today on The AfterParty, we pay homage to Stevie Wonder and we celebrate Jamaican Independence Day!! Check out music from Stevie Wonder, Bob Marley, Bilal, Schuyler Johnson, Donald Lawrence, Tye Tribbett, Natalie Wilson, B. Slade, Anthony Brown...

The Morning Show–Episode 1859 (Aug. 6)

August 6th, 2018
Today on The Morning Show, we debut “Champion” from Red Hands and our Inspirational Moment features Hart Ramsey. Check out music from G. Mayes, Da’dra, Family Force 5, KB, BrvndonP, Matt Redman, Guvna B, Michelle Williams, Delagraentiss,...

The AfterParty–Episode 1854 (July 24)

July 24th, 2018
Today on The AfterParty, we kick things off paying tribute to the legendary Ann Nesby for her birthday as part of our Throwback Segment. Check out music from The Sounds of Blackness, Brian Reith, Stokley, Sho Baraka,...

The Morning Show–Episode 1854 (July 24)

July 24th, 2018
Today on The Morning Show, we debut “Fuego” from Steven Malcolm and our Inspirational Moment features Hart Ramsey. Check out music from Kim Burrell, Pharrell Williams, Lenasia Tyson, Crowder, Canton Jones, KB, Matt Redman, Guvna B, Michelle...

The AfterParty–Episode 1853 (July 23)

July 23rd, 2018
Today on The AfterParty, we kick things off with an emotional Throwback Segment dedicated to the late Grammy legend Whitney Houston. Check out music from Jonathan McReynolds, Isaiah D. Thomas, Sensere, Doobie Powell, Stokley, Ledisi, Ella Mai,...

The Morning Show–Episode 1853 (July 23)

July 23rd, 2018
Today on The Morning Show, we debut “Praise Party” from LeNasia Tyson. We also look at current events along with a powerful Inspirational Moment dealing with change and progress. Check out music from Jason Clayborn & The...

The Morning Show–Episode 1851 (July 18)

July 18th, 2018
Today on The Morning Show, we debut “Win” from Sensere. Our Inspirational Moment features Hart Ramsey and we look at the fallout from the Trump-Putin Summit. Check out music from Kim Burrell, Pharrell Williams, Justin Bieber, Fred...