Thermal SoundWaves debuted on WHCR 90.3 FM in 1998 and is one of the longest running hip hop radio programs in NY. This inventive and vibrant weekly program provides its listeners with thought provoking commentary on current affairs, music, sports and entertainment in an amusing way. Variety is embraced during this live 3-hour show with a music selection of Hip-Hop, R&B, Soul, and Reggae. Thermal Soundwaves avant-garde play list unveils songs that would not be heard on mainstream radio shows & stations, but has definite public interest.
It's mission is to play music that commercial radio overlooks in addition to what they do spin hence the slogan "The natural alternative to fast food radio." Balance is maintained by addressing social issues and occurrences that concern the urban community. Guests have included entertainers from all aspects of the business. Some recent visitors have been: BET's VP Stephen Hill, Fab Five Freddie, Jimmy "Henchman" Roseman, Ralph McDaniels, La Bruja, MLB Hall of famer Dave Winfield, Idris Elba, DJ Scratch, Hill Harper, Roy Ayers, Kid Capri, Jim Jones, Director Lee Daniels, and Nelson George. Thermal Soundwaves prides itself on being a comfortable setting in which guest can enjoy themselves.