Spread Love Show w/ Angel Mel

Angel Mel Selector  was born and bred in the heart and soul of the Bristol music scene. Coming from the West Country with her roots are firmly planted in Reggae, Drum & Bass and Trip Hop, later branching into other areas of underground dance music genres, such as Acid Jazz, Broken Beat and Deep and Soulful House.

She refers to herself as a selector and specialises in playing long sets where she can weave her magic. Choosing the juiciest cuts from a wide cross-section of music including; Soul, Funk, Rare Groove, Boogie, Disco, Soulful & Deep Afro House, Garage, Electronica, party anthems and Club Classics. She is like a chameleon and can play most genres with enthusiasm due to her outstanding and diverse knowledge of music.

Angel Mel says “I believe the music should be played the way it was intended without tricks or gimmicks; and by reading the crowd and making sure my sets are fun and inclusive, giving the audience the best experience. With a big smile and infectious energy and dance moves, I bring the ingredients to make any event a night to remember.”

As well as being a professional DJ Selector, Angel has worked on local radio for many years, from BCfm to Soul Train Radio and now here on Ujima Radio, Bristol’s number 1 station.
Tune into Angel Mel Spread Love show, Tuesday’s 6-8pm.

You can catch Angel Mel mainly playing bars, clubs, festivals and private parties.

 

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Diverse perspectives

Diverse perspectives with Mistri

Every Mon, 2-4 pm, tune into the on-air revolution – Diverse Perspectives. Hosted by Mistri this 2 hour show will be a lively colourful, creative and at times controversial chats with inspiring change makers who are disrupting the status quo. From Bristol and beyond these changemakers will share their origin stories, their top tips for change and their Sound Traxxs of empowerment .

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The Kevin Philemon Show with BBC Radio Bristol

 

Ujima Radio’s very own Kevin Philemon with BBC Bristol brings you the latest news, events and talks all things Bristol! Showcasing and celebrating the best of black Bristol with music and chat. The show features a regular team of dynamic hosts including Primrose Granville, DJ Style, Da Boothe, Sandra Green and Angel Mel!

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Afrikan Anthems with Dr J

Hosted by none other than Dr J – he’s bringing you….

The Greatest Afro-centric tracks on the planet featuring music from the African continent and the African diaspora, featuring Afrobeats – the eclectic sounds of Africa – incorporating wide-ranging traditional and contemporary genres and legendary musicians through the ages.

About your host

Dr J is of Sierra Leonean and Liberian heritage who, as a result of his love of music, became an accidental DJ since his school days in Freetown hosting parties, discos, and as DJ backup to live acts.

He continued his craft since arriving in Bristol in the late 1980s covering classical and contemporary music from around the world – Pop, Soul, R&B, Funk, Jazz, Hip-hop, Reggae, Dancehall, Soca, UK
Garage, Latin, etc. and including all African Beats & Rhythms on the continent and diaspora – hosting African Nights in the clubs, pubs, and community centres in Bristol and South West England.

Having worked at a range of radio stations, Dr J’s heart landed here at Ujima Radio! Starting out as a life-long Ujima Radio 98 FM volunteer since its formative days and as a presenter starting with World Anthems and currently African Anthems – both shows featuring worldwide Afrocentric music.

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Afrobeat Xtra with Miss Divine

Check out Miss Divine and join her as she shines the spotlight on Afrobeats Artists, Music & Talk covering  sounds flowing out of Ghana and Nigeria.

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Glocal with Sister Jendayi & Brother Ajani

Your hosts Sister Jendayi Serwah & Brother Ajani Taylor bring you political, social, economic issues, culture & campaigns from Global Afrikan Communities. Promoting Afrikan Heritage culture, world view & epistemology, Glocally!

Glocal focuses on Afrikan political, cultural, and social affairs. We cover everything from land and governance issues, historic and current affairs to traditional festivals, cultures, and customs whilst highlighting many reparatory justice issues borne out of Afrika’s rich history and her interactions with the world – Bristol included.

Want to join in the conversation? Use the text line or call in to have your say on 07960240198!

 

 

 

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R.I.S.E. Women with Lynn Mareno

RISE Women with Lynn Mareno

RISE Women on Ujima radio is a platform to promote and share the successes and efforts of the African Caribbean heritage community of Bristol.

RISE Women began broadcasting in May 2015 and this popular weekly show features specific topics aimed at business, health and wellbeing as well awareness of events that take place in and around Bristol from within the African Caribbean Community and news from home and abroad.

It is vital that knowledge of history is shared and the positive narrative of  achievements are made aware not only to the community but outside the Black community, Rise Women do this through their feature called ‘Let’s talk our history’(LTOH).

As well as giving a number of local entrepreneurs a chance to promote their businesses they have interviewed a number of prominent members of the community in the Rise ‘Hot seat’.

Guests have included:

  • Mayor Marvin Rees
  • Mr. Roy Hackett
    Founder St Paul’s Carnival Bristol
  • Ms. Peaches Golding OBE
    Lord Lieutenant of Bristol
  • Mr. Tony Bullimore
    Entrepreneur & Proprietor The Bamboo Club
  • Bristol Cllr Asher Craig
    Deputy Lord Mayor
  • Desmond Brown
    Chair of Bristol Commission for Race Equality

 

 

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