Astro & Ebro Debate New York Radio Not Supporting NYC Rappers
Stro (fka Astro) has complained to Hot 97's "Program Director" Ebro about the station and NYC Radio in general not supporting NYC Rapper. The former X-Factor star is not the first New York artist to complain about the lack of hometown radio support.
The rapper/actor debated the topic with the station’s morning show host Ebro and the debate got rather "heated"
What people fail to realize is that advertisers dictate terrestrial radio. What the advertisers think works best for their target demographics is the sound that radio will gravitate towards. However with social media and other radio outlets such as satellite and streaming services offer artists a chance to generate a strong following and lucrative career