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  • Writer's pictureAnthony Turner

Richie B Takes the Airwaves at Roadblock Radio, CBS 101.1 FM HD 3

NJ: Kingstion based radio broadcaster Richard 'Richie B' Burgess has expanded his platform to digital radio in the tri-state area, the largest media market in the world. Burgess can now be heard on Newark, NJ-based Roadblock radio, which began broadcasting Caribbean content to 2 million plus Caribbean nationals in the tri-state area on May 1.

Roadblock Radio, CBS 101.1 FM HD3 digital signal reaches audiences in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and parts of Pennsylvania, and can be accessed through an HD radio receiver, available in newer model cars, with a mobile app, or by streaming online at 

"I am absolutely thrilled to be back on the airwaves in the tri-state area!" Burgess said. "Connecting with listeners in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, brings a unique energy and vibrancy that's truly invigorating. I'm excited to share the rhythms of Kingston with this diverse and dynamic audience. Prepare to be inspired, informed, and entertained like never before" he opined.

Among the A-list guests who appeared on the program this week were lovers rock King Beres Hammond, Reggae Sumfest head honcho Joe Bogdanovich; former Jamaica Deputy Police Commissioner Mark Shields and the Minister of Health & Wellness, Dr Christopher Tufton.

"This is an exciting opportunity to expand roadblock radio's presence in the nation's largest media market with such powerful A-list guests," an ecstatic Kacy Rankine, CEO of Roadblock Radio said. "So far Richie has been electrifying morning listeners with local and international news bites, engaging discussions, plenty of laughter and the hottest tunes to kick off the day. We look forward to his compelling content every morning that builds on our position as the leading Caribbean franchise in the tri-state. He has blazed numerous trails over the course of his decorated 30 year career. Stay tuned as Roadblock radio reinvents itself,” Rankine added.


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