Fred Hammond Interview with the WUC

Fred Hammond is coming to Rochester for Festival of Praise, with Israel Houghton, Donnie McClurkin, Kim Burrell, Isaac Carree, Jessica Reedy and Zacardi Cortez, Saturday November 7th at the Blue Cross Arena. This Week the WDKX Wake-Up Club caught up with Fred Hammond and talked about the Festival of Praise show, What’s going on with all this gun violence, people losing faith and what makes Fred Hammond angry.

Written by Tariq Spence

Charles Tan Murder Trial

Charles Tan Murder trial ended Thursday morning with a hung jury. The jury spent 7 days and 12 hours deliberating, before sending a note telling the judge they were exhausted and asking to be excused for the evening. Judge James Piampiano said in court Thursday that he reviewed the law and said the jury can be dismissed after so much time with no decision. One of the Jury Members called in the WDKX Wake-Up Club Friday Morning and told us was going during deliberation. Listen to the conversation below.

Written by Tariq Spence

Marcus Kreiger – Songwriting Contest

Hi, my name is Marcus Kreiger. I was born and raised in Rochester attended School of the Arts for high school, and now attend college for music in Hartford, CT. I recently entered a songwriting contest where the first step is getting as many views on my page as possible. I have 3 videos up, and the more people that view them, the more points I receive.
Here is the link to my competition page for sharing/viewing:

Thanks again,
Marcus Kreiger

Tariq’s Music Review

Jazmine Sullivan’s “Let it Burn” may have sampled the 1989 After 7 Hit Song “Ready or Not”, but Jazmine’s voice and lyrics speak to the feeling of a “creepin’ in your heart…. that can you feel it tearing you apart?” Yep, It’s that deep.


Sullivan, born and raised in Philadelphia, left the Music Industry in January of 2011, via Twitter “I promised myself when it wasn’t fun anymore I wouldn’t do it. And, here I am. I’m not saying I won’t ever sing again in my life because I don’t believe that.” And she was right, coming back earlier this year with a New Album “Reality Show”.

Written by Tariq Spence


Health Beats: Women’s Health

Nurse Bowick Label

Hello Rochester, this is Nurse Bowick. Have we got something to talk about? Oh Yeah! October is here and we have an exciting women’s health dialogue planned for you. This month long health series will cover breast cancer, menopause, bacteria vaginitis, why women don’t want their sons to play football, “Viagra” for women and so much more.

Ladies, it is out with the little blue pill and in with the little pink pill! There is a new pill available to treat premenopausal women with generalized hypoactive sexual desire disorder. Unlike Viagra for men which increases blood flow to enhance sexual pleasure. Addyi a.k.a flibanserin manipulates serotonin, a neurotransmitters in the brain responsible for sexual desire. If you plan to turn up with Addyi, be sure to turn down the champagne because the two don’t mix. Side effects include dizziness, sleepiness, nausea, fatigue, insomnia and dry mouth.


There is one particular group that is extremely excited about this new pill! Nope, It is not the women’s rights advocates who some believed pressured the FDA to approve this drug for parity. Ladies, its men who believe there could be one less cold shower in his future.

   Theresa Lou Bowick BSN, RNRegistered Professional NurseDoctor of Nursing Practice Student