CCM+E Urban WMIB (103.5 The Beat, Miami's Bangin' Hip Hop)/Miami announced today that Abdul "DJ A-OH" Hashem has been named PD, effective January 1, 2014.
103.5 The Beat launched earlier this month and features Urban music programming from today's biggest artists including Drake, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Kendrick Lamar, Miguel, Rick Ross, Rihanna, J. Cole and more. As PD, Hashem will oversee all broadcast and digital operations of Miami's new hip hop station. He will join 103.5 The Beat from CCM+E-Chicago, where he has been part of the programming team at WGCI for more than three years.
"The opportunities and growth I've experienced at Clear Channel have truly been a blessing. Working under the outstanding leadership and guidance of the Chicago team has been amazing and I am excited for the opportunity to continue my journey," said Hashem. "I am thrilled to join Clear Channel Miami and the exceptional team already at 103.5 The Beat, learning from their knowledge and continuing to deliver great radio to Miami. The Beat is back and we're ready to win!"
"DJ A-OH's drive, passion and skillset were exactly what we were looking for. Not only does he fully understand the lifestyle, he's already moving the Hip Hop format to new levels," said Alex Tear, VP of Programming, CCM+E-Miami. "The entire Beat family is excited to turn it up under his leadership."