The Kenny K Wax Attack

Kenny K, Digital Underground's founding DJ, launched Tampa's first hip-hop radio show in 1986 on community radio WMNF 88.5 FM. The show aired on Saturdays at midnight and ran through 1994. During his career, Kenny worked not only with Digital Underground and Public Enemy, but also inspired and encouraged many local hip-hop acts.

TampaHipHop.com notes that "[h]is career was stopped short by the need of a liver transplant in late 1993. Kenny K Waters died on February 5th 1994. Due to the fact that he did not have health insurance, his name was not admitted to the waiting list for organ donors."1

1 TampaHipHop.com

21 Episodes in the Archive

DateStationLocationGuests
May 26, 1990WMNF (88.5 FM)Tampa, FLZulu Africa and the Nation
1987WMNF (88.5 FM)Tampa, FL
November 11, 1989WMNF (88.5 FM)Tampa, FL
April 21, 1990WMNF (88.5 FM)Tampa, FL
December 12, 1989WMNF (88.5 FM)Tampa, FL
September 17, 1988WMNF (88.5 FM)Tampa, FL
May 28, 1988WMNF (88.5 FM)Tampa, FL
December 20, 1986WMNF (88.5 FM)Tampa, FL
February 1987WMNF (88.5 FM)Tampa, FL
April 1987WMNF (88.5 FM)Tampa, FL
August 11, 1990WMNF (88.5 FM)Tampa, FL
November 8, 1989WMNF (88.5 FM)Tampa, FL
December 16, 1989WMNF (88.5 FM)Tampa, FL
September 13, 1988WMNF (88.5 FM)Tampa, FL
November 1986WMNF (88.5 FM)Tampa, FL
March 21, 1987WMNF (88.5 FM)Tampa, FL
December 9, 1989WMNF (88.5 FM)Tampa, FL
March 27, 1988WMNF (88.5 FM)Tampa, FL
May 12, 1990WMNF (88.5 FM)Tampa, FL
1990WMNF (88.5 FM)Tampa, FLDigital Underground, Shock G, Humpty Hump, Gucci, Smoothie Smooth, Wild Style, Spike La Rock
October 1987WMNF (88.5 FM)Tampa, FL