Top Stories

Q955 Studio Text Line 337-920-5777

Q955 Studio Text Line 337-920-5777

We want to hear from you! You can TEXT our Q95.5 Studio at 337-920-5777 and tell us what’s on your mind. Let us know what you like, what you don’t like, and of course you will have opportunities for contests and promotions by texting in to win. Texting the studio is the best and quickest way to…More

Q95.5 TEXT CLUB

Q95.5 TEXT CLUB

"Join into the KRRQ club to receive weekly alerts on concerts, promotions, chances to win and more."More

Entertainment News

Disney dominating rivals as ‘Toy Story 4’ storms box office

When it comes to Disney and summer box-office hits, it really is a small world after all, as the studio — having bulked up on marquee properties — continues to dwarf the competition. “Avengers: Endgame” is the story of the year, within striking distance of “Avatar’s” mark as the top-grossing movie worldwide of all time.…More

Rob Gronkowski caught one more pass in Gillette Stadium, this time from Luke Bryan

Football legend Rob Gronkowski caught a pass from an unlikely quarterback on Friday night: country music star Luke Bryan. Gronkowski, nicknamed “Gronk” by fans, was brought out as a surprise guest during Bryan’s soldout show in Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts — home of the New England Patriots, for whom Gronk played his entire professional…More

Lisa Marie Presley shared a family photo, and fans see an Elvis double

Yes, there’s been another Elvis sighting. Lisa Marie Presley shared a rare family photo on Twitter and Instagram, and her son Benjamin Keough’s resemblance to his grandfather, the king of rock ‘n’ roll, is striking. “Mama Lion with cubs,” Presley captioned the photo. One follower on Twitter called him an Elvis twin. An Instagram follower…More

How the 1989 ‘Batman’ movie forever changed the comic book character

When Tim Burton’s “Batman” debuted in theaters 30 years ago in 1989, it didn’t just kick off a major, still-flourishing movie franchise and the current era of superhero-led blockbusters. The film also had a profound impact on Batman himself, and the way comic book creators would depict the character over the next three decades. “It…More

David Gilmour auctioned his guitars and raised $21M for a climate change charity

Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour auctioned 126 of his guitars for a record-breaking $21 million at a New York charity auction Thursday to fight against climate change. The auction lasted eight hours and had bidders from 66 countries around the world, according to British auction house Christies, which handled the sales. “The Black Strat,” a 1969…More

Tom Hanks enjoys putting Tom Holland through an absurd acting drill

Tom Hanks joined Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal and Gwyneth Paltrow on “The Graham Norton Show,” where he took Holland through an acting drill Hanks learned in his early career. Hanks talked perfecting his grunt as Woody in the “Toy Story” franchise, and how he manages to deliver a line when he’s done take after take.…More

What to expect at Sunday’s BET Awards

The 2019 BET Awards will celebrate the very best in entertainment, culture and sports on Sunday. Regina Hall is set to host the 19th annual awards show, which will air live on BET from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Some highlights to look out for: The late Nipsey Hussle will posthumously be honored with a…More

Cardi B indicted by grand jury on unspecified charges in strip club case

Cardi B has been indicted by a grand jury for her alleged participation in a fight at a Queens, New York strip club last summer, a law enforcement source told CNN. The exact charges will remain under seal until the arraignment, which is scheduled on June 25 in Queens Criminal Court, the source said. Cardi…More

Cumulus Urban Content

Celebrity News

Richmond Celebrates Formal Renaming Of Arthur Ashe Boulevard

Richmond Celebrates Formal Renaming Of Arthur Ashe Boulevard

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Groundbreaking black tennis player Arthur Ashe Jr.’s hometown of Richmond, Virginia has renamed a major thoroughfare after him, after years of effort. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that thousands of people attended Saturday’s ceremony to celebrate the formal renaming of Arthur Ashe Boulevard. The event drew several elected officials. Congressman John Lewis…More

Huggy Lowdown: All About Fish

Huggy Lowdown: All About Fish

Jim Clyburn held South Carolina’s Fish Fry last Friday and it was a hit. They had fish, hot sauce and 21 democratic presidential candidates. Huggy says there’s no way he can remember 21 candidates but he can name 21 different types of fish. And of course, in typical Huggy fashion…he named 21 types of fish…More

Why It’s So Important We Teach Our Kids About Financial Literacy

Why It’s So Important We Teach Our Kids About Financial Literacy

Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche is passionate about teaching financial literacy to the Black community. Our children are included in that. She was a part of a group that fought to pass a bill for financial classes to be taught in middle schools. Now, they’re going back to fight to teach these things in elementary schools.…More

Sybil’s Big-A Word: Lagniappe 

Sybil’s Big-A Word: Lagniappe 

Sybil picked this weeks word with the Fourth of July and the Essence Festival in New Orleans in mind. This weeks word is lagniappe. Guy thinks it’s a lanyard for your lap…he was wrong. A lagniappe is, “a bonus or an extra gift.” For example, if you buy a dozen donuts and you get one…More

Roland Martin Black Voters Matter

Roland Martin Black Voters Matter

The 2020 Presidential election is coming up sooner than we think. As we approach the primary’s we need to begin seriously looking at and getting to know the candidates. Congressman Jim Clyburn of South Carolina gave us a chance to do just that on Friday with his fish fry. 21 Democratic candidates were in attendance…More

Top Of The Morning: You Should Keep Some Info To Yourself

Top Of The Morning: You Should Keep Some Info To Yourself

If you haven’t seen “When They See Us,” you will be shamed. Sybil says you’ve had plenty of time to watch it, so you really don’t have an excuse. Guy compares it to not having seen “Roots” back in the day. If you haven’t seen it please keep that information to yourself. HEAD BACK TO…More

Prosecutor Could Decide On Seventh Trial In Mississippi Case

Prosecutor Could Decide On Seventh Trial In Mississippi Case

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi prosecutor has tried and failed six times to send Curtis Flowers to the death chamber, with the latest trial conviction and death sentence overturned on Friday because of racial bias in jury selection. Now, that same prosecutor must decide whether to try Flowers a seventh time. Doug Evans, who’s…More

Russ Parr Talks Directing ‘The Bobby DeBarge Story’

Russ Parr Talks Directing ‘The Bobby DeBarge Story’

When most of us hear the name DeBarge we immediately think of Al DeBarge. But, Russ Parr says “Al will be the first one to tell you that Bobby was the most talented in the family;” Bobby was also abused. Back in the day there were rumors that we all heard but we didn’t know…More

Sentencing Looms In Charlottesville Attack; Man Seeks Mercy

Sentencing Looms In Charlottesville Attack; Man Seeks Mercy

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The avowed white supremacist who plowed his car into counterdemonstrators opposing a white nationalist rally in Virginia two years ago, killing one person and injuring dozens, has asked a judge for mercy and a sentence shorter than life in prison. Lawyers for James Alex Fields Jr., 22, said in a sentencing…More

Playlist

Hip Hop News

Concert calendar