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Project Green seeks your help to end Payday Loans in Michigan
Regular South Dakota citizens fought the lobbyists and put a stranglehold on the 574% rates that payday lenders and other predatory lenders were charging. They capped it at 36%. Can we do this in Michigan? Come find out next Wed April 24, 2019 at the Wealthy Theatre located at 1130 Wealthy St SE, G…
VIDEO: Magic 104.9 Officially Welcomes the Funny As Ish Tour
Grand Rapids own #1 Listened to radio station welcomes The Funny As Ish Tour this Saturday at Van Andel Arena. We've been all over it since day one, so you know it's gonna be certified #Funny. The last two shows you helped sell out so, let's make this one #3 with Magic 104.9! Click th…
A Comeback for the Ages; Tiger Wins at the Masters
In his first Major win in a long time and his first Masters win since 2005, Tiger Woods prowls through Augusta National and wins his 15th Major. The Golf world is on notice. Ya boy is back. You thought he was gone. Yall's homeymoon is over, the man right here is back. More on this from our part…
Magic 104.9 GR Summer Project Kids on Fox 17
When we launched our GR Summer Project last year, all we wanted to do was help the kids the be the change they wanted to see their own communities. What happened next was beyond our dreams as kids from AOTA as apart of the GR Summer Project launched their own non-profit called LPUGR which stands for…
The last African-born Woman Slave identified
I wish this story came out during Women's History Month. The last documented African-born Woman Slave transported in the Trans Atlantic Slave Trade has been identified. What's significant about this? Until her accounts of being sold into slavery at the age of 12 and forced servitude in Dal…
BIG Two Day Ticket Discount for Marvin Gaye the Musical
In celebration of the life of iconic singer and songwriter Marvin Gaye, tickets for the "Pride & Joy: The Marvin Gaye Musical"will be offering a special Buy One, Get One ("BOGO") ticket offer. On April 1 & April 2 only, 2-for-1 tickets for the musical will be offered with…
Diana Ross Cinema Event in Grand Rapids Area
Magic 104.9 brings you a HUGE Diana Ross Cinema Event this Tuesday March 26 7pm at Rivertown Celebration Cinema. Before she comes to Grand Rapids, check out her out on the Movie Screen, back in the day, at one of her most legendary LIVE performances ever! Click here for tickets: https://bit.ly/2BIM…
Ben Wallace Bobblehead Night is Tonight 7pm at the Deltaplex
#FearTheFro Nation is going Grand Rapids Drive Bobblehead on Grand Rapids tonight at the Deltaplex 7pm tonight against Stockton. This one is going to be one for the ages. Not only a great colector's item but, the Grand Rapids Drive are ready to "Uncrown" the Stockton Kings. Get there …
Public Welcome GRPS Superintendent Candidates Interviews
The Grand Rapids School Board has selected candidates to be interviewed for the GRPS Superintendent. The Board is being assisted in the search process by MASB, Michigan Association of School Boards.
The first round interviews will be held on Saturday March 16 beginning at 9:00 a.m. at 1331 Franklin …
Top Shelf 1988 Radio this Monday at 6pm
Magic 104.9 presents Top Shelf 1988 Radio THIS Monday (3/11/19) at 6pm during the Afternoon Throwdown. If you remember Crazy Larry's Record store, well he would always go to New York and bring back Golden Era Hip Hop tracks to West Michigan. The store is closed but, Magic 104.9 was able to loca…
VIDEO: Madea ends up on Beyonce's Instagram
On the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Tyler Perry....eh hem...I mean Madea talks about her prank photo with the Oscars at the Kodak Theater, Beyoncé' Gram post, the Farewell Tour and the final Madea movie. Don't forget to catch Tyler Perry's Madea's Farewell Tour this Tue…
Regina King wins for Best Supporting Actress. Dress too?
So, Regina King won last night for Best Supporting Actress for "If Beale Street Could Talk" joining a growing list lately of minority actors, actress and filmmakers getting nominated or winning. Not only that, people are talking about the two scene act of dresses she was wearing. Which one…