Millenial Reggae Marathon - Kibret Neguse

October 25, 1999
Contact: Kibret Neguse

ATTENTION: Radio DJ's, artiste management, record execs, record labels, and all media

WUSB 90.1 FM and CLAPPERS Intl. in association with REGGAE24.COM present another EIGHT DAYS OF NON-STOP REGGAE MUSIC on the radio and heard globally on the World Wide Web! Back by popular demand from the world-wide listening audience, CLAPPERS International is proud to announce that the annual WUSB 90.1 FM Reggae Marathon will continue with another unprecedented EIGHT DAY REGGAE MARATHON starting Thursday December 30, 1999 and is scheduled to finish on January 7, 1999.

WUSB 90.1 FM is Long Island's largest non-commercial radio station operating with 4000 watts of power who's FM frequency reaches an audience spanning Long Island, Queens, Connecticut and Westchester. In December 1998, WUSB history was made when the first 8 Day Reggae Marathon kicked off the first live simulcast of WUSB on another radio station, WRTN 93.5 FM, and also on the internet at

Now a WUSB 90.1 FM tradition, the REGGAE MARATHON is the clear choice of WUSB listeners to ring in the New Millenium with radio hosts and producers LISTER HEWAN-LOWE, KIBRET NEGUSE, and CONROD SMILES, alongside nearly 100 guest radio personalities, artistes, and reggae industry participants.

Uninhibited and commercial-free, the EIGHT DAY REGGAE MARATHON will run 24 hours a day, and the entire event will be broadcast globally via the CLAPPERS REGGAE WEBSITE at , WWW.REGGAE24.COM , and the WUSB 90.1 FM website at . A live conference, chat rooms, immediate playlist postings, and listener requests will be active on REGGAE24.COM and the CLAPPERS REGGAE WEBSITE as well. International reggae radio shows from Italy, Japan, France, etc. will also broadcast their shows from WUSB's studios located in Stony Brook, NY, an added feature for this event!

CD's and tapes of your favorite reggae artistes, and other prizes will be given away to listeners who call or email in during the marathon, and the radio station can also be easily accessed via the Worldwide Eavesdrop Listening Line by calling 516-689-1662. For more information call 516-632-6500 or email

Posted: Fri - February 7, 2003 at 12:00 AM