The Beat 1055 New Incentive Program for High School Students
WLGZ-FM The Beat 1055 will be at University Prep Charter School for Young Men (UPREP) this week to premiere...
Nick Cannon and Friends Coming To Rochester
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK—The cast and crew of the popular Hip-Hop embedded comedy improv show “Wild ‘N Out Live”—as seen...
Upcoming Rochester Pop-up Shop Is An Example of Kwanzaa’s “Cooperative Economics” Principle
Rochester, New York—On Saturday, December 29 from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m., local celebrity photographer Christopher Cardwell of GoodKnews...
Look Out! They’re Clocking Your 420 Swag
ONTARIO COUNTY, N.Y. (WHEC) — In preparation for April 20, Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson and STOP-DWI administrator Sue Cirencione announced there will be increased patrols in the area on Saturday in order to crack down on impaired drivers.  Even though ‘Weed Day’ has become a worldwide phenomenon referring... Read more
Nick Cannon and Friends Coming To Rochester
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK—The cast and crew of the popular Hip-Hop embedded comedy improv show “Wild ‘N Out Live”—as seen on MTV—is coming to the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester on Saturday, May 4 at 8 PM for a special show titled “Nick Cannon Presents: Nick Cannon and Friends” along... Read more
Upcoming Rochester Pop-up Shop Is An Example of Kwanzaa’s “Cooperative Economics” Principle
Rochester, New York—On Saturday, December 29 from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m., local celebrity photographer Christopher Cardwell of GoodKnews Apparel and business owner Anthony Miller of PRSCL.T Clothiers, LLC will host The Good Pop-up Shop, an engaging pop-up shop that happens to fall on the fourth day of Kwanzaa... Read more
The Beat 1055 Gifts For The Holidays
If you’ve been listening to 1055 The Beat during this holiday season you may have heard us talk about supporting 12 families and a local adoption agency for Christmas. We requested our listeners to submit letters explaining their dire needs for Christmas and set out to support Rochester families... Read more
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Commemorates 112 Years of Leadership
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is the first black collegiate fraternal organization of the nine black Greek letter organizations that exists. The fraternity was founded on Tuesday, December 4, 1906 on the campus of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York by seven men (commonly called the seven Jewel) who... Read more
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Celebrates 96 Years
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. celebrates 96 years of sisterhood, scholarship and service! The organization was founded on November 12, 1922, in Indianapolis, Indiana, by seven young educators: Mary Lou Allison Gardner Little, Dorothy Hanley Whiteside, Vivian White Marbury, Nannie Mae Gahn Johnson, Hattie Mae Annette Dulin Redford, Bessie... Read more
OFFICIAL VIDEO for “Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story”
From Executive Producer Shawn Carter and The Cinemart, Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story examines the life and legacy of Trayvon Martin. The six-part, unscripted documentary series looks at one of the most talked-about and controversial events of the last decade, including the Black Lives Matter movement that... Read more