The Tuesday Rise Up Breakfast Show returns with Becky!
We are really excited to announce the return of the Tuesday Rise Up Breakfast Show. Ex Kiss FM Morning presenter Becky will be taking over the controls from this Tuesday 9th May from 8-10am.
Becky is a professional Voice Artist, Broadcaster, Nutritionist and Writer, and we are delighted to have her on the station. You will already of heard Becky on the Thursday Rise Up Show with Miss Divine and Oona and don’t worry she will continue with the banter with the team every week so now you can catch her twice a week here on Ujima Radio on Tuesdays & Thursdays Rise Up Breakfast Show – Together We Rise!
Don’t forget to text/whatsapp in and welcome Becky on 07960240198!
Omar Lye-Fook MBE is without doubt, one of the greatest soul music talents the United Kingdom comes to Bristol!
Omar live in concert with full live band on Thursday 11th May 2023 at Lost Horizon Bristol plus special guest: Madly . Omar will perform Lost Horizon with a full live band! His deep baritone vocals sit perfectly on multi-instrumental productions for beautifully soulful music. Majorly self-produced works have inspired collaborations from the likes of Stevie Wonder, Leon Ware, Erykah Badu, D’Angelo, and Estelle.
A truly unique and original voice accompanied with musicianship and song-writing talent, establish omar_lyefook as a pioneer in British soul. A precursor to neo-soul and acid jazz movements, he outlasted the peak of these tags to continue to deliver his own inimitable brand of soul music.
Omar received an MBE in 2012 for services to the British Music Industry. The father of neo-soul has a career spanning over 3 decades, garnering wide respect within the worlds of soul, jazz, funk and R&B.
Exclusive interview with Omar coming to Ujima Radio soon, watch this space for more information!
Connect the Dots hosted by Dave Forde – every Sunday 10am to 12pm
Join Dave Forde every Sunday morning on Ujima Radio for Connect the Dots.
The show is all about connecting the dots between black music from Jazz to Funk to Afro Beat to Latin, Brazilian, Soul and Funky House, It’s all about the rhythm and the feel , no sound is too taboo on this show…..
Make sure you tune in and check out the amazing debut mix by our brand new DJ here on Ujima Radio, DJ Cola!
DJ Cola is an underground house DJ from London, now based in the South West. Cola has a very eclectic musical taste, growing up listening to a multitude of genres some of her favourites being Hip Hop and RNB, House, Garage and Soul. Being a young black female Cola is keen to represent the under represented in the EDM music space.
From her show You can expect a range of house and garage music styles New and classic.
Are you an artist based in Bristol or the Southwest? Would you like to have your music selected to play on Ujima Radio?
Every month Ujima Radio selects 10 of the very best tracks released in Bristol & Southwest which then get featured twice an hour across our Primetime Shows including The Rise Up Breakfast Show Mon-Friday 8-10am and The Cruising Show Mon-Friday 4-6pm and the Urban Grooves Playouts.
If you are an artist based in the Southwest you could have your track featured. All you have to do is send your track on MP3 making sure lyrics are clean and conscious, include a headshot of yourself, your social media tags and if you are successful we will let you know.
Tomorrow on Ujima Radio we have a stellar line up of shows!
Kicking off at 10am with the Afrikan Queens series inspired by & featuring Razana Afrika‘s Christelle Pelleceur, Shawn Sobers & Marie-Annick Gournet. Afrikan Queens is a 10 part series celebrating our ancestors and Queens and Sheroes that all too often have been forgotten or left out of the history books. In this series we aim to uncover, discover and share the true history of these amazing women through the lens of our modern sheroes and community leaders. Including Councillor Asher Craig,Cleo Alberta Lake, Jendayi Serwah, Ruth Pitter, Yoma Smith, Cheryl Morgan, Antonette Clarke & Vanessa Melody Smith.
Then at 12.30pm check out the The Stories of Resistance. A series of Podcasts that capture the lived experiences of communities from across the city. One episode looks at the role of Disability Activism in Climate Activism another tells the story of how one moment’s decision led to a thriving Boxing community. At 12.45pm its’s Cargo Queen featuring Leah Dehan by Gary Thompson from Cables&Cameras. 1pm – Literary Activism by Sharon Angela following by The Lack of Equality in the Music Business by Roisin Wootton aka DJ Saro. At 2pm it’s Empire Fighting Chance by Charlie West. 3pm My Year as an Activist by Olivia Sweeney. 3.30pm Positivity Disability Activism by Jacqueline Braithwaite.
At 4pm its another chance to hear the superb show by award winning creatives Stacey Olika & Euella Jackson.
Make sure you keep it locked in to Ujima Radio all day tomorrow for the perfect Bank Holiday Soundtrack!
Here is another chance to hear the amazing Ziggy Marley Interview featured on Rise Women with Lynn Mareno from Irie FM:
The Bob Marley Beach in Jamaica is a sacred and global heritage site that is under threat of being privatised along with many other places in Jamaica. Ziggy speaks out about the importance of this beach, what it means to him and what it meant to his father. Spearheaded by Bristolian, Rubba aka Norman Stephenson from Afi Dance a campaign is under way to highlight the importance of saving this Beach which was one of the first Rastafarian HQ’s in the world.
To find out more about the campaign and how you can help read here: