I began my radio career back in 1999 after giving up the carpentry trade. Yes, I swung a hammer for a number of years! We launched Hot 1079 back in November of 2003...where I began doing the morning show and I'm still here now. Thanks for listening and making Hot 1079 THE Hottest station in Acadiana!
‘Swamp People’ Star Mitchell Guist Dies
Sad news for 'Swamp People' fans and the family of Mitchell Guist. According to TMZ...Mitchell was out in his boat along the Belle River
New Dating Reality Show “The Choice” To Premiere On Fox
Attention ALL reality show JUNKIES! ATTENTION! A new reality show called "The Choice" is coming to Fox and it premieres on June 7th. So what is this reality show all about? According to Entertainment Weekly, "The Choice" will resemble the NBC singing competition, "The Voice" in some ways.
FloRida Set To Release “Wild Ones” Album On July 3
'Wild Ones' is a huge song on Hot 1079, and I dare to say it could be the song of the summer! FloRida had great success with his first single 'Good Feeling,' and it's continuing with 'Wild Ones.' Looks like Flo will release his fourth album entitled 'Wild Ones' on July 3rd, it will contain the single 'Wild Ones,' 'Good Feelin,' and his new single 'Whistle.'
Adam Yauch, ‘MCA’ Of The Beastie Boys, Dead At 47 After 3-Year Battle With Cancer
TMZ is reporting that 'Beastie Boys' rapper MCA - real name Adam Yauch, has died. In 2009 Yauch announced that he was being treated for a cancerous parotid gland and a lymph node and since has undergone surgery and radiation therapy. The news was announced first via Def Jam founder Russell Simmons' blog Global Grind. Yauch leaves behind a wife and a daughter. He was 47.
2012 Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival This Weekend
The 2012 Crawfish Festival begins Friday at 4pm, Breaux Bridge will be filled with Music, Fun, Food and PEOPLE through Sunday evening! Festivities begin with opening ceremonies at 4:30 followed by a Celebrity Crawfish Eating Contest.
Wiz Khalifa Arrested For Marijuana AGAIN
Wiz Khalifa is working his way into being crowned the "Smoke Dog!" Wiz was arrested for marijuana posession for the second time in 10 days. The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office in North Carolia said Khalifa was busted after his concert in Winston-Salem Tuesday night.
Nicki Minaj Announces North American Pink Friday Tour
Nicki Minaj recently wrapped up a sold out international tour, and is now taking her show to North America! She kicks off her Pink Friday tour on July 16th in Chicago and wraps it up on August 12th in Vancouver, British Columbia.
WWE Supershow At The Cajundome On June 30
WWE makes it's way back to Lafayette with "SUPERSHOW" at the Cajundome on Saturday June 30th. See your favorite RAW and SMACKDOWN Superstars, John Cena, CM Punk, Randy Orton, Chris Jericho, Kane, Mark Henry, Big Show, Sheamus and MORE! Tickets start at $15 and go on sale Saturday May 12th at 10am.
Titanic II To Set Sail In 2016
An Australian billionaire by the name of Clive Palmer, announced he has signed a deal with a chinese company, CSC Jinling Shipyard, to build the Titanic II. He said it's maiden voyage in late 2016 will be from England to New York. Clive said " It will be every bit as luxurious as the original Titanic, but will have state of the art 21st century technology and the latest navigation and safety
Girl Jumps Off Of Swing At The Park
With the season premiere of Ridiculousness on MTV tonight, last season's shows were playing on MTV yesterday so I found myself watching a few of the episodes AGAIN!! The new season seems to be better than the rest, so I'm really excited to watch it tonight! One of my favorite clips is the one below, of a girl (who's too old to be on a swing) being pushed by a guy (who's too old to be pushing someo
Cinco De Mayo Celebration At Coyote Blues
Hot 1079 and Coyote Blues are teaming up for Acadiana's Biggest CINCO DE MAYO Celebration on Saturday May 5th! Join us for Music, Food, Margarita's and FUN!
Chips Ahoy! & Ritz Present American Idol Live! Tour 2012
American Idol's Season Finale will air on Fox May 23rd, will Westlake, La. native Joshua Ledet be crowned this year's American Idol? We hope so, but none the less we will be able to see Joshua at the Cajundome on July 30th, as American Idol Live!
‘Win Cash’ On Hot 1079
Hot 1079 Pumped Rides all over Acadiana, and there's money left over! Instead of putting it in our pockets, buying pizza for lunch, or buying Brad Striker a graduation gift, we are giving it to YOU! Listen beginning Tuesday May 1 to WIN CASH!
Million Dollar Powerball Ticket Sold In Mamou
There is a new millionaire in the state of Louisiana! A Million Dollar Powerball ticket was sold at the Cajun Grocery in the city of Mamou. Only problem, a missing peice to the Powerball Puzzle....no winner.
2012 MTV Movie Awards Categories Revealed
Yesterday MTV announced the nominee categories for the 2012 MTV Movie Awards, and that the band FUN. will be performing at the show! The awards will take place on June 3rd in Universal City, California. For this year's awards, 5 new categories have been added, Best Music, Best On Screen Transformation, Best Gut Wrenching Performance, Best Cast, and Best On Screen Dirtbag...
Chris Brown Selling Puppies
Yes, Chris Brown is now selling Puppies! A Rep for Breezy confirmed yesterday that Chris is now selling 2 month old pit bull terrier puppies through CB Breeds. Brown's rep Maureen O'Connor also mentioned that Chris is an animal lover and says the pups were born to dogs he keeps at his family's house in Virginia.
R. Kelly’s Death A Hoax
2012 has been a year of the Death Hoax....Remember Justin Bieber, Ryan Gosling, Lil Wayne, Chris Brown and Jon Bon Jovi just to name a few. Now, for the latest hoax.....R. Kelly. Reports of R. Kelly's death surfaced online early this morning. It wasn't long before R. Kelly himself, killed the rumor by tweeting a photo of himself, and said "Glad I don't even know how to Jet ski." Read Mor
Chi Chi From “Scarface” Busted For DUI
Actor Angel Salazar, best known as "Chi Chi" from the movie Scarface was arrested for DU in Brooklyn last week according to TMZ. According to court records, "Chi Chi" was just after midnight Thursday, swerving all over the road in a 1999 Volvo Sedan. When cops approached his car, officers say Angel appeared to have been drinking. A breathalyzer test was given, and showed Chi Ch
4,600 Pound Plate Of Nachos Breaks World Record
4600 Pounds of Nachos! That's HUGE and now a World's Record! I consider Nachos to be in my Top 10 of Favorite Foods. It could be Nachos from a convenience store, Nachos Bell Grande from Taco Bell, or my all time favorite.....Nachos from the Cajundome...
Usher To Appear In Off Broadway Show “Fuerza Bruta”
Usher can sing.....Usher can dance.....Usher can perform in Off Broadway Shows! Usher will do two performances of the Off Broadway production of "Fuerza Bruta" on April 28th as the lead Running Man. The show puts performers in water suspended above the audience and relies on acrobatics and visual effects.