the same since FLOW 93.5 hit the ether on February 9.
As the station flicked on its signal in those heady days, the black community rejoiced that there was at last a chance to diversify Ontario's pasty, bland airwaves.
Engelbert Humperdinck, 2012 Veteran crooner Engelbert Humperdinck fared no better in 2012, when his entry, Love Will Set You Free, only narrowly avoided finishing rock-bottom.
‘The Hump’ scored a grant total of 12 points, with only Belgium, Estonia, Latvia and Ireland voting for him, leaving him just one position above bottom-placed Norway in Baku, Azerbaijan.
But now, six months into the broadcast schedule, it's time to ask some difficult questions about the station's mandate and mission.
Specifically, Denham Jolly, the head honcho at Milestone (FLOW's parent company) needs to make up his mind whether he's catering to the city's large black population or to a whiter, er... The latter is definitely not what I had in mind when I wrote letters asking the CRTC to give the black community a chance on the dial.
Reiseledere står klare til å hjelpe, om du trenger hjelp eller ideer for hva du skal finne på.The battle back then was about a channel that would represent African Canadians, and Jolly talked about programming that was multi-dimensional and educational. Here, in a rating system (see below) inspired by local rap great Kardinal Offishall, is my take on where FLOW flubs and where it scores.Now he seems to be singing a distinctly different tune, and we're all hoping he didn't kick and cajole the CRTC for the last 12 years for our right to hear overexposed U. SPOKEN WORD News junkies who were hoping to hear different (read black and brown) points of view on hot issues of the day are still jonesing like potheads in Parkdale looking for that good stuff.High performance hardware and advanced toner technology are not our only areas of expertise.We also develop powerful solutions that bring you faster, more efficient working practices and make everyone in the workplace more productive.