The Breakfast Club, a popular morning show on New York City’s Power 105.1, has quickly become one of the leading voices in news and entertainment.
Each morning, fans of The Breakfast Club tune in to hear their unrivaled interviews and conversations with celebrities and hip-hop artists, entertainment news, fresh music mixes, along with their signature blend of honesty and humor. One of the top-rated Urban morning radio programs in New York on Power 105, The Breakfast Club was launched into national syndication by Premiere Networks, a division of iHeartMedia, in August of 2013 and currently airs on more than 30 stations nationwide, in addition to broadcasting on iHeartRadio.com and the iHeartRadio mobile app, iHeartMedia’s digital radio platform.
The show is complemented by Weekends with The Breakfast Club, a three-hour weekend program featuring the 20 hottest songs on the charts alongside DJ Envy, Angela Yee and Charlamagne Tha God’s signature interviews with the biggest stars in hip-hop and pop culture. The program currently airs on more than 70 stations nationwide.
Shortly after reaching national syndication, The Breakfast Club also started being televised on REVOLT, a music cable network from Sean “Diddy” Combs.
With such an extensive reach, The Breakfast Club has quickly progressed to becoming the premier voice for the Hip Hop community, specifically for the youth. The Breakfast Club has at least 10 interviews with over a million views.
These views show a shift in the way the Hip Hop community, specifically the youth, receives news and entertainment on a daily basis.
Recognizing this impact, The Breakfast Club has expanded the people they interview from Hip Hop Artists and Entertainers to a variety of people relevant to the Hip Hop community. From outside business men, to politicians, to religious leaders, The Breakfast Club has stepped up, realized their social responsibility, and responded by covering a wide array of topics relevant to their audience. No longer is the focus simply entertainment but it has shifted to a balance between providing the controversial, entertaining interviews that made them famous and interviews that are truly informing and eye opening.
Yesterday, The Breakfast Club posted interviews from both Democratic Presidential Candidates, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. These kind of interviews solidify and confirm the influence and impact that the Breakfast Club has developed over time.
As a response to such an important interview, Time&Trees has compiled a list of 10 Must See Breakfast Club Interviews that were created with the purpose to inform. Enjoy and comment below if we missed any interviews.