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One of the funniest conversations we’ve had in a while! Comedian/Actor Shawn Wayans walks in the middle of a conversation a very important discussion about STD numbers in Phoenix and the rest is what it is! lol Listen to the Crisco Kidd Block Party Monday thru Friday, 6a-10a, on Power 98.3!


Studio To Develop Traditional and Digital Content With Iconic Multimedia Personality

Endemol Shine North America has signed a development deal with multimedia personality and bestselling author Angie Martinez, it was announced today by Cris Abgreo, President, Endemol Shine North America.

As part of the agreement, Endemol Shine North America, the production company behind such hit series as “Big Brother” (CBS), “MasterChef” (FOX), “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” (Bravo) and upcoming “Hunted” (CBS), along with Major TV, will develop unscripted and scripted content with Martinez for both traditional and digital platforms.

Martinez is a prolific voice in media with more than 20 years of on-air hosting experience across a variety of platforms. Her years of experience shedding light on today’s pop culture moments and icons give her a unique perspective and creative eye. The partnership will allow Martinez an opportunity to expand upon her natural knack for telling compelling stories.

“Angie is undeniably one of the most influential personalities in pop culture,” said Endemol Shine North America’s Abrego. “We’re thrilled to be in business with her and we’re already developing a handful of original, ground-breaking, projects with Angie and the team at Major TV.”

“Working with Endemol Shine is an exciting first step for me in defining the next phase of my career,” Martinez says, “I’m looking forward to using my voice and platform to develop content that authentically speaks to the culture.”

Martinez is recognized as one of the most influential personalities in popular culture and multi-media. Angie’s 20 years of on-air hosting experience has led her to become the media trailblazer she is today: multimedia host, spokeswoman, actress, recording artist, entertainment personality, author and philanthropist.

Her weekday radio show, “The Angie Martinez Show,” airs on New York’s Power 105.1 and on Miami’s The Beat 103.5, and is also available through and the iHeartMedia app.

In May 2016, Martinez released her first memoir, My Voice (Celebra-Penguin Random House), where she detailed her climb to becoming a multimedia icon in the world of entertainment. The book quickly became a New York Times bestseller.

Major TV is led by Raymond Garcia, formerly publisher and founder of Celebra at Penguin Random House, where he published numerous best-sellers with top authors such as Ricky Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Gloria and Emilio Estefan, and Chris Perez, author of To Selena With Love. In November, Endemol Shine North America and Major TV announced they had optioned the television rights to Perez’s To Selena With Love.

It’s no secret, George Lopez has been very vocal on how he feels about this year’s election.

While checking in on the Crisco Kidd Block Party on Power 98.3 & 101.9, Lopez addresses the need to vote November 8th, the power of the Latino & minority vote, immigration & non-open border policy and looking up to Donald Trump as a sucio.

He also shares his concern about the Dakota Pipeline and how important it is.

Also, not only will “Lopez” be returning for another season but, George tells us exclusively that the “George Lopez” show is planning to make a comeback!

Being a successful woman in this day and age isn’t easy. However, with the right amount of determination and direction, it certainly can be achieved. On March 4 the film Whiskey Tango Foxtrot will debut in theaters everywhere. Tina Fey stars as Kim Barker, an unhappy and unmotivated woman about to embark on a life changing adventure as a journalist in Afghanistan.

Elizabeth Becerril, a successful Houston area woman who relates to embarking on a life-changing adventure, is a well-known Houston radio celebrity and station music director. Known to Houstonian’s as Liz from Mega 101, she recently took the plunge to fulfill a lifelong dream by opening an online plus-sized woman’s boutique.

Much like Tina Fey’s character, she also felt unmotivated and was looking to switch up her monotonous daily routine. Not because she didn’t love her job, but because she was looking for growth and change.

Since opening her boutique, her will is unstoppable. This new journey has positively impacted not only her, but her job and her son as well. He is witnessing an example of hard work.

With Beti’s Boutique Plus, Liz is looking to empower all women to feel their very best and makes it a point to post daily motivational quotes for all her followers.

  1. What made you open up Betis Boutique? How did you make that decision?

I felt like I wanted more in my life, and I had already achieved one goal which was radio. I wanted to prove to myself that I was capable of more and I’ve always known that I wanted to do something in the plus-sized world. I just felt that it was the right time. Even though this is fairly new, I feel so proud of myself and I feel so motivated and more creative. I feel like it’s reflected in all areas of my life. It’s kind of like you fall into this routine and I wasn’t miserable with my life. I love my job and being in radio, but radio is something I can do with my eyes closed because I have been doing this every single day of my life and I fell into a routine. With this new project, the motivation that I feel is reflected in my current job in radio, it’s reflected in being a mom and the example that I am giving him. It’s just given me a new reason to live. I think we all need that new reason every once in a while.

  1. From watching the trailer, how can you relate to Tina Fey’s character?

Because we fall into this routine and we forget what we are capable of and the only way to know our strength is to face our fears. Often times that means doing something new and different and outside the box. Once we do, we realize how capable we are and that changes your life. It brings you happiness. That happed to Tina Fey as Kim Barker and it’s happening to me.

  1. What are some of the steps or things you do to feel happy every day and love yourself?

I feel so proud of myself lately so every day I remind myself that not everyone has the courage to do it. I was scared and I hesitated because I’ve had this on my mind for months before I actually took the first step. I did it. I didn’t let my fears win and that makes me feel like great. I didn’t do it because I was fearless, I just didn’t let the fear stop me which is even more fearless and brave! Everyone has fears except some people hide it better than others. I try to remind myself of how brave I am for taking on this new adventure and I forgive myself a lot because there is nothing worse than being your own worst critic. I am a big believer in letting things flow and not beating yourself up. It’s cliché, but everything happens for a reason. You can’t beat yourself up. Learn from it, forgive yourself and move on.

  1. I follow you on your social media sites and I see that you always empower women and remind them to love themselves, which is great! Is it also a reminder to yourself?

Yes, I think it’s mainly why I do it. I post inspirational quotes because they trigger something in me when I see them and they remind me of something I may have forgotten about myself. I make it a point to post something positive at least once a day and you’re right, they are for me!

  1. In the film, there’s a scene where Margo Robbie tells Tina Fey that in Afghanistan she’s a “10” and Tina replies then you must be a “15” or something to that extent. How does that scene make you feel and if you had a little girl what would you say to her about beauty? If someone insults you without knowing you then that is a reflection of themselves so you have to forgive them. It’s important to know yourself. The more you accept yourself, forgive yourself and love yourself the less people can affect you with their opinions.
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Make sure to grab your girlfriends and head to theaters on March 4 to catch Tina Fey in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot and of course check out for fabulous pieces.

WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT is in-theaters March 4, 2016!

Yesterday, I got a phone call from Joe Jonas and Cole of the group DNCE. Had a good convo and was able to get their Super Bowl 50 predictions, details on Grease Live, when they plan to release their debut album and Joe answers if he’s a bigger DNCE or Jonas Brothers fan. Plus, Cole fills me in on what the REAL meaning of “Cake by the Ocean” is. My man! lol

Tinashe Crisco Kidd ScHoolBoy Q 2On

In Tinashe’s latest interview on The Crisco Kidd Block Party, they talk about a variety of things including her ethnicity, landing her deal with RCA, her new single “2 On” featuring Schoolboy Q & how it came about, producing, dancing & a lot more!

Watch the official video for “2 On” HERE

Listen to the FULL interview and mixshow below!

The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead is back! Join Variety Radio Online hosts Amy, Amber, Jesus and Mike as they talk highlights of The Walking Dead episode “Us” – which aired 3/23 on AMC. Join the live chat room during the show.

The Walking Dead airs Sunday’s on AMC.

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Mike ‘the movie guy’ Pierce, Jennyfly and Chico Rico do it again in Pierce’s Playground Episode 56. In today’s show – they talk about a variety of entertainment stories found online: “42 signs she’s too rachet for you”, gossip news, parenting, movies, Robin Thicke, TV, Vogue boycott, death and more!

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True Detective

It’s the True Detective Show with your hosts Mike ‘the movie guy’, DJ Wicked and Jesus. Give a listen as they talk highlights and share clips of the episode “The Secret Fate of All Life” which aired 2/16 on HBO. If you watch the show – email your thoughts to the guys at and they’ll read them on the show.

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