The Cultural Vibe

Saturday 8:00 P.M. – 12:00 A.M

The Cultural Vibe is a 4-hour block dedicated to bringing Michigan State the best hip-hop, rap, R&B, soul, funk, and reggae the world has to offer! From 8 PM -12 AM host DJ Riddle mixes your favorite boom-bap hip-hop classics fluidly along with current underground and mainstream rap joints, providing the perfect soundtrack to your Saturday night each week. With the goal of keeping Michigan State and the Capital Area in-touch with the Michigan hip-hop scene, DJ Riddle gives away concert tickets and provides interviews with some of hip-hop’s budding stars on a weekly basis.

As one of the original Specialty Shows on Impact 89FM, The Vibe dates back to 1989 offering a talented roster of past DJ’s that have passed the torch on-to the next host, successfully gaining and fostering the attention of East Lansing and Lansing’s hip-hop community. So Vibe out with Impact 89FM each Saturday night. Whether you tune in to hear from A$AP Rocky or Aesop Rock, Marvin Gaye or Madvillian, Ziggy Marley or Z-Trip, there is always something on The Vibe that you can get down to.

The Vibe 10/25

Tonight on The Cultural Vibe DJ Nu-Mark from Jurassic 5 comes on the show to talk about his collaboration with Slimkid3 of Pharcyde! New Music @9 features a tracks from Anthony Hamilton, Ice Cube, and Logic! With DJ CJax and DJ Spenny on the mic there’s no other place for you to celebrate today’s win over UofM than on 88.9 from 8pm-midnight!

Feel free to call in a request to 517-884-8989 or tweet it out using #VibinDirty! And don’t forget to follow our playlist below:

Songs not on Spotify:

Favorite Song – Chance The Rapper


The Vibe 10/18

Four and three and two and one. With CJax and Spenny on the mic, it’s about to get fun. Tonight they’ll interview Rakaa Iriscience from Dilated Peoples about their latest album Directors of Photography. Tune in just before new music @ 9pm to catch the interview. From 8pm -midnight tonight, your favorite Impact hip-hop tag team will still blasting the grooves that makes The Vibe what it is.

Feel free to join the party and tweet a request using #VibinDirty or call it in to 517-884-8989! You can also follow along with the show’s playlist below: Read More…

The Vibe 10/11

This week on the Vibe DJ CJax and DJ Spenny give away tickets to see Saginaw’s own and the one and only “Alfred Hitchcock of Hip-hop”, Prozak!They’ll also be airing an interview with Minneapolis native Sims just before new music at 9 so be sure to tune in. Aside from the giveaway and interview, CJax and Spenny will be spinning some hot tracks by Childish Gambino, Tyler The Creator, Keyshia Cole and many more!


As always tweet out using #VibinDirty or call in your requests to 517-884-8989 to get a song played on the show. And follow the playlist below in case you miss anything! Read More…

The Vibe 10/04

DJ CJax goes solo for this week’s episode of the Cultural Vibe. Although DJ Spenny will be missing out on #SpennySaturday, the Vibe will still be jamming as hard as ever. Chill beats, hype tunes and dope rhymes will be the only things heard from 8pm-12am on WDBM. If you don’t want to miss this chance, tune in to 88.9 on the radio or listen online!

As always, keep up with the show and send in your requests by using #VibinDirty on Twitter or by calling 517-884-8989 and follow the playlist below! Read More…

The Vibe 9/27

The Vibe tonight at 8pm on IMPACT 89FM. DJ CJax and DJ Spenny will interview Viper Record’s newest artist CF (Constant Flow). Tune in just before new music at 9 to catch the interview! Tonight’s new music at 9 features Kendrick Lamar, Jennifer Hudson, Snootie Wild and more!

As always, keep up with the show by calling in your requests at 517-884-8989 or tweet at the show using #VibinDirty on twitter. You can also follow our playlist below! Read More…

The Vibe 9/20

This Saturday night there’s no place you’d rather be than #VibinDirty with the hosts of the Cultural Vibe from 8pm-midnight. Your hosts DJ CJax and DJ Spenny bring you some of the freshest, hip-est, hop-est jams of the week and of all time this episode. Listen in for New Music @9 to preview the hottest songs released during the week.

Use #VibinDirty on twitter through-out the week to keep up with the latest info about the show.

Also keep up with the show by following our playlist below:

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The Vibe 9/13

C-Jax and Spenny have a hot line-up of hip-hop for you tonight! Our new music at 9pm features Rittz, Jeezy, The Bug and SlimKid3! Tune in at 8pm to midnight!


Good Ass Intro – Chance the Rapper

So Sick Stories – Ratking

Mac Lethal – Calm Down

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The Vibe 9/6

This weekend the Cultural Vibe gives away Hoodie Allen tickets and pumps all the hype-est jams to power Spartan Football to victory! From A$AP Rocky to Amy Winehouse and new music from Sims, DJ Spenny and DJ CJax have got you covered tonight. Keep your Saturday night #VibinDirty with the Vibe team on WDBM from 8pm to midnight!

Tune in tonight to find out more about the prize giveaway and follow along with the playlist below.

Songs not on Spotify:

Alexandra Blakely – Already Change

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The Vibe 8/30

Classes are in full swing at Michigan State and to celebrate, DJ Spenny and DJ CJax are celebrating with hometown hero rappers from across the Midwest. From Nikko Lafre in Minnesota to Tech N9ne in Kansas City, the home state of your favorite university will be well represented throughout tonight’s show. Also, new music at 9 is headlined by Gnosis, The Bug and The Souls of Mischief!

Keep up with the show by  tweeting your requests out using #VibinDirty or calling them in to 517-884-8989 and by following our playlist below: Read More…

The Vibe 8/23

Make some noise you’re with it this Saturday from 8pm-midnight when DJ CJax and DJ Spenny get you your weekend hip-hop fix. If you want laid back grooves, hard hitting rhymes and a beat you can dance to look no further than The Cultural Vibe. They’ll be bringing the heat with artists from Talib Kweli to Danny Brown. Stay up to date on the newest Dilated Peoples and others during new music at 9pm! And add your own requets by using #VibinDirty on Twitter. You don’t want to miss this.

Keep up with the show by following our  playlist below: Read More…

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