Alpha Media Rhythmic CHR “We 96.3” KWEE West Linn/Portland has hired DJ Bonics to be their new afternoon host.
Bonics, aka Brandon Glova, is the in-house DJ for rapper Wiz Khalifa and has also worked in afternoons at “96.1 Kiss-FM” WKST-FM Pittsburgh and nights at “Wired 96.5” WRDW-FM Philadelphia. DJ Bonics will be heard from 4-7pm weekdays starting Monday, October 10.
Alpha Media, Portland announced today the addition of DJ Bonics to WE 96.3 (KWEE). DJ Bonics will be on air from 4-7pm starting October 17th.
As the official DJ for Wiz Khalifa (Taylor Gang), Bonics has played stages such as Coachella, Bonnaroo, Made in America and the UK Wireless Festival. Not to mention television appearances on David Letterman, Jimmy Fallon, Conan O’Brien, The Ellen Show, Saturday Night Live, the 2015 Billboard Music Awards, BET, MTV and ESPN SportsCenter.
He also has extensive radio experience hosting shows on stations in Pittsburgh, Los Angeles and Philadelphia.
He was a Red Bull 3Style US National DJ Finalist in 2010 and 2015. Bonics has performed in 20 different countries in over 75 cities including; Vegas, Dubai, Hong Kong, Taipei, Paris, Sydney, Sao Paolo, Los Angeles, New York, Amsterdam, Lebanon and London.
Alpha Media VP of Programming, Phil Becker commented on the announcement, “Very few broadcast companies are willing to commit to authentic Hip Hop. Nationally the format is underserved and WE are here to change that. Bonics brings genuine credibility and star power to Portland’s true Hip Hop station.”
“I am so excited to move to Portland to work with Alpha Media, especially Phil Becker. With his vision and my experience in radio, DJing/mixshows, and traveling around the world with Wiz, WE will create something special, not just for Portland but for the world,” remarked DJ Bonics.
Alpha Media Program Director, Chris Stewart added, “Bonics is a Pro-Bowler and WE are excited to have the opportunity to draft him. I have no doubt that with him on the roster, WE will do big things.”