Mornings with Mykel

Monday-Friday 10AM-12PM

Join host Mykel Hunter Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. - noon. 

 

You’ll hear an organic blend of neo-soul R&B and the classics.

 

A music menu for listeners everywhere!

 

Tune in to hear familiar favorites like: Spotlight On Women in Music, The Word of The Day and your Black History Facts.

 

We've also added new features: 

 

The Main Stage- From the voice of the artists as they tell their story and personal journey

 

The Balance - From WEAA’s Student Lab, Valencia Harris shares a holistic approach to life’s challenges

 

Vibe with Mykel every morning starting at 10 am! 

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) You have two options in life: make progress or make excuses. 

(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.

  

  

Although we strive to achieve the best, sometimes the world's standards and the reality of what we are dealing doesn't add up and it does not equate to failure. 

(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.

(BALTIMORE, MD) In this week's Spotlight on Women in Music, Mykel Hunter is honoring singer and songwriter Ella Mai. 

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