New Style 98.7 FM, launched on 14th August 2002, was born out of 15 years of short term radio broadcasting and training. Our service is reflective of multicultural Birmingham, but at the same time is particularly and distinctly reflective of African Caribbean culture and aspiration.
New Style Radio 98.7FM Objectives
- To keep the community informed of civic matters
- To give people of the African & Caribbean dispora a voice
- To entertaining the community with a variety of music particularly black music of the genre Reggae, Dancehall, Soul & RnB, Hip Hop, Soca, Calypso, Zouk, Jazz, Latin, African, Gospel and World Sounds
- To providing an outlet and platform for local artists
- To encourage listeners to interact and be part of the station
- To engaging school children, students, young people and others in training, programme making and presentation
- To promote and support creative events and activities in Birmingham and surrounding area.
Newstyle Radio is ran mainly by unpaid volunteers and is part of the Afro-Caribbean Millennium Centre (Charity No: 519691) a registered charity setup to support the educational and socials needs of the Afro-Caribbean community in the West Midlands.