Wednesday, August 25, 2010



Michael Ealey, the owner of Streetwise Special Delivery has given the Streetwise Radio Website a new look. When you click on Streetwise Radio, you should register so you can get the full experience of the site. By registering you can access Irie Vision World Beat Tv Show hosted by Carmelita Harris. This is a popular show has been on air on channel 29 in San Francisco. It was actually started by Michael. Carmelita with her personality and good looks set this show in to orbit.Now you can see what you have been missing.Also when you
register you can view all of Streetwise Video’s, of some the latest back stage interviews Streetwise Radio also has great blogs written by the staff and by Shelah Moody. You can also get
Twitter updates and see what the Streetwise Drivers and Dispatch are seeing and hearing. You can click on who’s listening and see who’s listening to Streetwise Radio. There is so much to see on the new Streetwise Radio site so click on and register and have fun.


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Sunday, August 22, 2010

Dru Hill

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The singing group 'Dru Hill' rose quickly to fame in the mid-1990's, offering a smooth blend of R&B, soul, and gospel music.
Best known for their #1 R an B hit singles "In My Bed", "Never Make a Promise", and "How Deep is Your Love",  this four-man ensemble from Baltimore, Maryland, went on to record seven Top-40 hits and two smash hit LP's by the end of 1999.
Dru Hill's musical style is sort of a cross between the smooth, gentleman-like 'Boyz II Men', and the self-proclaimed "bad boys of R&B", 'Jodeci'...a band who's often criticized Dru Hill for allegedly imitating their on-stage style!
In reality, Dru Hill's two major influences were 'Stevie Wonder' and 'The New Edition',  however, their best songs were writtin by either themselves or by producers 'Daryl Simmons', 'Keith Sweat', and 'Babyface'.
The early years were very interesting.  Prior to becoming Dru Hill, they were all middle school buddies pursuing music careers, when, finally, 'Tamir "Nokio" Ruffin' founded the band....which included lead singer 'Mark "Sisqo" Andrews', 'Larry "Jazz" Anthony', and 'James "Woody Rock" Green'.
Their first gig was actually at a local fudge factory, where they not only made fudge together, but would sing and perform to entertain guests as well! (Still a tradition at "The Fudgery" in Baltimore) 
The group got its name from a popular hang out called 'Druid Hill Park', where they sang gospel songs as kids!
They finally got their big break in 1996, when manager 'Haqq Islam' arranged for them to sign with 'Island Records', which led to the debut album self-titled "Dru Hill" eventual gold seller!
The album's first single "Tell Me" was featured on the sound track of 'Whoopi Goldberg's' film "Eddie", and was a 'Top-5 R&B' hit in the United States.
In 1998, thier second album 'Enter the Dru' featured single "How Deep Is Your Love", also a 'Top-5" hit, and featured on the soundtrack of the 'Jackie Chan' and 'Chris Tucker' film "Rush Hour".
Meanwhile, all four members took turns singing lead, with 'Mark "Sisqo" Andrews' making the biggest impression.
After the band split up just before 2000, it was 'Sisqo' who unleashed his smash album "Unleash the Dragon", who's single "Thong Song" established Sisqo as a household name outside of Dru Hill.
In 2002, the group reunited under the 'Def Soul Records' label, and added a fifth member, 'Rufus "Scola" Waller'. 
 Dru Hill's third hit album called "Dru World Order" was released in November of that year, and over the next few years, they would enjoy equal success touring with fellow R&B acts 'Toni Toni Toni', 'Bell Biv Devoe', and 'Keith Sweat'.
Just a few weeks ago, on July 27th, 2010, Dru Hill released their fourth album "InDRUpendence Day", along with three new singles.
Last Saturday, August 14th, they made that album's debut, performing at New Yorkk's 'Paradise Theater'.
Dru Hill also has a new T.V. show called "Keith Sweat's Platinum House", which first aired June 28th, 2010 on 'Centric' (cable), and, it appears Dru still--a band on the rise!
Thanks, and check out Dru Hill on "Soul City" every night at 6pm on 'Streetwise Radio'.
Keep listening,  PeteCam4 

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Tuesday, August 10, 2010

The Streetwise Ultra Mix has reached a new mile stone

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The Streetwise Ultra Mix has reached a new mile stone. We are running an 8 hour play list..
The rotation is huge. You can now listen to the Ultra Mix and hear more R&B, Reggae, HipHop and Jazz than ever before.24/7. We now have 188 presets from our loyal Live 365 listeners. Thank You. Tell your friends about us and keep the presets coming. We are curently ranked number 16 in R&B on Live
We are number 1 when it comes to all genres  R&B Reggae Jazz And Hip Hop when we combine them together.
Friday Streetwise Radio will launch a new Streetwise Radio Web Site. This blog will be the Streetwise Ultramix Blog.Continue to visit this site for news about the ultra mix. Also come here to find out about Streetwise Special Delivery Inc., the sponsor of this station, promotions and contest in the near future.

If you are a musician or know of someone who has a CD out please give us a shout by pushing the button on our Live 365 station page and inform us about an artist.

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