Mykel Hunter

Host, Mornings with Mykel

As the host of Mornings with Mykel, Mykel Hunter's warm, honey-toned voice is one of the first WEAA listeners hear each morning. The savvy multi-media personality delivers a deep natural passion for everything media and motivating and connecting with people from all walks of life. Mykel is a graduate of Morgan State University and is a sought-after professional voice-over artist who has worked for an Atlanta-based reality show, Empowerment Temple Church in Baltimore, and various other companies.  

Spotlight on Women in Music with Mykel Hunter: Annie Lennox

Apr 2, 2021
Photo credit: @AnnieLennox on Twitter

(WEAA) —Known for her androgynous look and distinctive voice, Scottish singer-songwriter and political activist, Annie Lennox achieved moderate success in the late 1970s as a member of the new wave band The Tourists.

International success followed in the 1980s when she and Dave Stewart established Eurythmics.

Join Mykel Hunter on “Spotlight on Women in Music”  to hear the icon’s story.

  

 

Photo credit: @jesselirola

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Musical artist Mickey Guyton recently made history in becoming the first Black woman to be nominated in a country music category in the 2021 Grammy Awards. 

Photo credit: philadelphiamusicalliance.org

(WEAA) Neo-Soul singer, songwriter India Arie with her positive self image lyrics has empowered many women and girls of color. 

 Multiple Grammy Award nominations with four wins, India's songs have become today's movement music, including a tribute to civil rights pioneers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and others.

Photo credit: Twitter @lisafischersing

(WEAA) Lisa Fischer, "How Can I Ease the Pain” Grammy award-winning vocalist and former back-up singer for Luther Vandross, Tina Tuner and Sting. The soulful artist also toured with The Rolling Stones for more than a decade. Hear her story on “Spotlight On Women in Music” with Mykel Hunter.

(WEAA) Today we are acknowledging an early settler to Maryland named Mathius de Sousa. 

 

 

Only a few documents record the details of his life, nevertheless, he is recognized as the first, free person of African descent to live in Maryland. 

 

Mathius de Sousa learned skills as a sailor and fur trader to win his freedom.  

 

He was an indentured servant who eventually became captain of a trading ship owned by a secretary in the Maryland government. 

 

(WEAA) Motown's voice of the 60's, known for notable duets with Marvin Gaye.

Hear Tammi Terrell's story on "Spotlight on Women in Music" with Mykel Hunter.

  

  

  In this week’s “Spotlight on Women in Music”, Mykel Hunter honors the powerful gospel duo of  Erica Campbell and Tina Campbell. 


(BALTIMORE, MD) In this week's "Spotlight on Women in Music", Mykel Hunter is honoring the London-based singer- songwriter Lianne La Havas. 

For more on Lianne La Havas, click here. 

In this week's "Spotlight on Women in Music", Mykel Hunter is honoring singer, songwriter Gloria Estefan.

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