Carolina Waves

With the recently launched Urban One Podcast Network in full swing, it was only a matter of time before the Triangle made its mark. NY-born, Durham-raised MC Jooselord made his way to Atlanta to chop it up with Posted On The Corner’s Incognito and DJ Misses for the latest episode of the New & Making Noise podcast. In this episode, the […]

Grammy nominated NC femcee, Rapsody, has announced that she will be dropping a new album titled, Eve, this August. The Jamla rapper’s last release, Laila’s Wisdom, dropped in 2017, and was met with critical acclaim and multiple Grammy nominations. This will be Rapsody’s second project under the Jamla/ Roc Nation umbrella, and will act as […]

On July 6-7th, the first ever Cultura Fest hit Greensboro, NC and was met with over a thousand attendees, 60+ performers, 2 stages, fashion shows and more. K97.5 / Carolina Waves Host,, had the chance to chop it up with Cultura Fest founders Wordplay Dame & Mr. Aubrey Ways, about the festival, how they […]

On the latest installment of K97.5’s Carolina Waves Radio, hosted by, Singer/ Songwriter, Hasina stopped by to drop off her new single, “Reign.” During her visit, the Bull City native chopped it up with about her music inspirations (Tina Turner, Selena, Beyonce), and her new EP, Euphony. Hasina also discussed working with her brother, (Epic […]

Today on K97.5’s Carolina Waves Radio, hosted by, Singer/ Songwriter, SoFree Wisdom stopped by to drop off her new single, “Get Mine.” During her visit, she also chopped it up with about her humble beginnings, the NC music scene, her upcoming album The Best Thing In Life Are SoFree, and how she’s not afraid […]

Check out‘s interview with King Fresco on Carolina Waves Radio, where the pair discuss his new single, “Got Lazy,” upcoming music, how he got his start in music and more. Watch “Got Lazy” below.  Follow King Fresco: Instagram: @IamKingFresco Twitter: @IamKingFresco Snapchat: KingFrescoRaps All music available on iTunes/ Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal, Amazon, and […]

Since launching Carolina Waves Radio in June, 2017, K97.5 has interviewed and/ or featured dozens of North Cack’s finest artists making waves like Swift, G Yamazawa, Young Bull, SoFree Wisdom, Mally Evans, Tigo B, Madison Jay, King Fresco, Da Baby, Ty Harris, Carolina Music Award winners, Imani Pressley and Trez Falsetto, Mballa, SHAME, Dre Murro, OZTHEHITMAKER, Young E Class, LVITTO, DJ Wade Banner, Skziy, Lute, […]

In June 2017, K97.5 launched a new local show in support of upcoming, underground and Indie artists through NC called Carolina Waves Radio. Hosted by, Carolina Waves is not only a platform for artists to be featured and interviewed on K97.5, but a chance to take part in major concerts and showcases across NC. […]

Grammy nominee, SZA, performed her hit single, “The Weekend,” on Saturday Night Live, backed by a live band and choir. Take a look at the performance below.

North Cack is getting ready to take over ATL this Friday!! K97.5’s very own Carolina Waves will be presenting an OFFICIAL showcase at A3C Festival & Conference with some of NC’s finest talent, including G Yamazawa 3AM Professor Toon Well$ Swift Danny Blaze Shame and Jooselord Magnus! The official showcase will take place during the A3C Festival at Ten ATL on Oct 6th from 8pm-2am!! If you’re in the […]