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The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club is a four and a half hour morning show featuring DJ Envy, Angela Yee and Charlamagne Tha God's unrivaled interviews with celebrities and hip-hop artists. From megastars like Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj and Arnold Schwarzenegger to rap icons such as Rick Ross, Waka Flocka and Gucci Mane, every guest visiting The Breakfast Club is grilled with their signature blend of honesty and humor. The results are the best interviews to be found on radio.

The Breakfast Club includes segments such as Angela Yee's Rumor Report, Donkey of The Day, and DJ Envy's People's Choice Mix. Angela Yee informs the listeners about pop-culture news during Angela Yee's Rumor Report, while The Breakfast Club gives their unique views on each topic. During Donkey of the Day, Charlamagne tha God chooses a public figure or celebrity to poke fun at after public missteps. DJ Envy's People's Choice Mix consists of 25 minutes straight of DJ Envy's award winning music mixes.

On-Air Schedule

Monday 06:00am - 10:00am The Breakfast Club
Tuesday 06:00am - 10:00am The Breakfast Club
Wednesday 06:00am - 10:00am The Breakfast Club
Thursday 06:00am - 10:00am The Breakfast Club
Friday 06:00am - 10:00am The Breakfast Club
Saturday 07:00am - 10:00am The Breakfast Club

Kelly Mac

Kelly Mac started her radio career as a part-time receptionist in her hometown of Cleveland. Her diligent work, dedication & perseverance eventually led to her dream to become an on-air personality. Before bringing her talents to Lansing, Kelly worked in various cities including Greenville, SC, Mobile, AL, Charleston, SC, Philly and Charlotte, NC.

Mac is an avid music lover, and you can tell from her interviews that she has never met a person that she could not turn into a friend. When Kelly is not on the air, she enjoys family, traveling, staying fit, an occasional game of pool, and especially community outreach. You can find and follow Kelly on social media @mzkellymac to find out what she has going on.

On-Air Schedule

Monday 10:00am - 01:00pm Mid Days
Tuesday 10:00am - 01:00pm Mid Days
Wednesday 10:00am - 01:00pm Mid Days
Thursday 10:00am - 01:00pm Mid Days
Friday 10:00am - 01:00pm Mid Days

Genesis

Genesis started his radio career as a host for a weekly gospel radio broadcast in Battle Creek, Mi which aired from 2011-2013. In 2019 Genesis started working as an on-site coordinator for remote broadcasts at another Lansing area radio station prior to bringing his talents and personality to Power 96.5 in the winter of 2022.

When Genesis isn’t on the air he spends his time growing and developing his own brands by hosting Karaoke, serving as a DJ for weddings and various events, meeting talent as a regional talent scout for America’s Got Talent and providing professional print services to the community and abroad through his Banner King business. You can find and follow The BIG man on Instagram @thegenesisbrand @djgenvegas or @thebannerking-LET’S CONNECT!

On-Air Schedule

Monday 01:00pm - 06:00pm Afternoons with the Big Man
Tuesday 01:00pm - 06:00pm Afternoons with the Big Man
Wednesday 01:00pm - 06:00pm Afternoons with the Big Man
Thursday 01:00pm - 06:00pm Afternoons with the Big Man
Friday 01:00pm - 06:00pm Afternoons with the Big Man

Mario J.

Detroit raised family man who has always been in love with music radio and the entertainment industry.

I'm a Mumford high school alum, who attended Baker College of Flint for a couple of years where I majored in Marketing.

Eventually graduated from specs Howard school of broadcast media arts in Southfield Mi.

My first job out of Specs was a Part time on air personality gig. Eventually I transitioned to the TV side of things where I became a newscast director before returning back to radio to be Power 96.5’s evening on air talent!

I now reside in Laingsburg but I did live in Lansing for years. so I’m very familiar with the people places and things in the mid Michigan area.

On-Air Schedule

Monday 06:00pm - 10:00pm On Tha Block with Mario J.
Tuesday 06:00pm - 10:00pm On Tha Block with Mario J.
Wednesday 06:00pm - 10:00pm On Tha Block with Mario J.
Thursday 06:00pm - 10:00pm On Tha Block with Mario J.
Friday 06:00pm - 10:00pm On Tha Block with Mario J.

Randi Ross

On-Air Schedule

Sunday 10:00pm - 12:00am The Quiet Storm
Monday 12:00am - 02:00am The Quiet Storm
Monday 10:00pm - 12:00am The Quiet Storm
Tuesday 12:00am - 02:00am The Quiet Storm
Tuesday 10:00pm - 12:00am The Quiet Storm
Wednesday 12:00am - 02:00am The Quiet Storm
Wednesday 10:00pm - 12:00am The Quiet Storm
Thursday 12:00am - 02:00am The Quiet Storm
Thursday 10:00pm - 12:00am The Quiet Storm
Friday 12:00am - 02:00am The Quiet Storm

KC M.C.

Born in Kalamazoo and raised Detroit, K.C. Mc. graduated from Cass Technical High School.

He also attended and graduated from Eastern Michigan University and majored in Communication

While at EMU, he started his radio career hosting his show on Eagle Radio, EMU's student online radio station, called "Emmature Radio"

After undergrad he produced his online radio station on Live365.com initially named "Emmature Radio" later branded "Endependent Radio"

He enrolled at Specs Howard School of Media Arts for Broadcast Media Arts in April, 2013

Upon completion of media arts school, K.C. got a job as a board operator, promo team member and part time on-air talent in Detroit

In July, 2016, K.C. accepted and began his position as Power 96.5's Promotion Director and Midday On-Air Talent and the rest is history...

Besides radio, his passion is his YouTube show ("Kick It! wit' K.C. Mc." on TeamEliteTV1) business, Team Elite, LLC., which provides premium urban apparel, graphic design, event planning and more.

On-Air Schedule

Saturday 02:00pm - 06:00pm Weekends

Deon

Lansing native Deon Gladney keeps the hits rollin' on Power96.5
Tune in for the Overnight Express with "DG on your radio" from 2am to 6am

On-Air Schedule

Monday 02:00am - 06:00am Overnights
Thursday 02:00am - 06:00am Overnights
Friday 02:00am - 06:00am Overnights
Saturday 02:00am - 06:00am Weekends

TheWadeEmpire

The Wade Empire is a Instagram entertainer and content creator. Four years after receiving his Bachelor's degree in Media and Information at Michigan State University in 2013, he finally decided to follow his dream of leaving his mark on social media under the name The Wade Empire. It features him in various funny skits, memes and the ever popular "Learn the Difference" series of rants. Since the start of his career The Wade Empire has grown to over 50k followers and has been re posted on plenty of big name accounts such as WorldStar, Datpiff and Hollywood Unlocked to name a few.

On-Air Schedule

Sunday 06:00pm - 10:00pm Weekends

Rachel

Rachel is a Haslett High School alumni and currently a senior at Central Michigan University majoring in broadcast and cinematic arts with minors in communication and journalism.
Rachel began her career with Macdonald Broadcasting in May of 2022, she loves music and learning everything there is to know about radio.

On-Air Schedule

Saturday 06:00pm - 10:00pm Weekends

Noah

Born and raised in the Greater Lansing area, Noah B, also known as “Eyes OnThaTrack”, is a father first with a passion for music and the entertainment industry. Although he attended Everett High, he left his senior year and graduated from Potterville High School.
where he then went on to attend Lansing community college majoring in music Technology. After his short time at LCC, Noah went on to pursue DJing around Central Michigan. In his free time, he loves to spend time with his family, making beats ( available on SoundCloud) or spending time in his home studio with his close friends, where he produces their music. His dream goal is to move up in the entertainment industry as an on-air personality. He considers himself ambitious and highly motivated.

On-Air Schedule

Sunday 10:00am - 02:00pm Weekends

Ju Ju

Juwairiah "Ju Ju" Cooper a Resident of the Lansing area she has her associates degree in communications She has traveled all around the World! she is a proud mother of four children she enjoys helping others in achieving beauty and the look that they need to feel beautiful about themselves she has done service for channel 6 news and is continuing with her communications services through WQHH 96.5

On-Air Schedule

Saturday 10:00am - 02:00pm Weekends

Junior

From East Lansing Michigan and currently a senior at Michigan State and in my free time I like making short films and hanging with friends
I am excited about hosting the mix show on Power 96.5

On-Air Schedule

Sunday 12:00am - 02:00am Weekends
Saturday 12:00am - 02:00am Weekends

Hezekiah

Hezekiah Jacob is a Independent Pop Artist born in Lansing. He notes some of his biggest idols as Usher, Chris Brown, Pharrell and Lil wayne. He recalls himself singing Elvis Presley songs like "Heartbreak Hotel, Can Help falling in Love, and Hound Dog" he strives to be a professional singer in the industry. He started his career off recording his first song at the age of 7. Going on to self produce and record his own music by the age of 15. Having released 8 albums. He attended school at Eastern high school, and is currently a Voice Major at Lansing Community College. He influences his 5 martial arts styles, and warrior ethos into his music. Taking influence from there cultures as well as his own African and Indigenous American heritage. Using his study of Theology, Philosophy, Psychology, and Economics. He put his best effort forward to give his fans and everyone the best him possible. He shows enthusiasm about working at 96.5. He hopes to take the knowledge with him everywhere.

On-Air Schedule

Sunday 02:00pm - 06:00pm Weekends

Regina

Regina is originally from Lansing and is a graduate of Lansing Community College and Michigan State University. While pursuing her passion for the arts Regina lived in New York City for 15 years and is now back in the Lansing area.

On-Air Schedule

Saturday 06:00am - 07:00am Weekends

DJ Grooves

Pat "DJ Grooves" Cerullo traces his career in broadcasting back to the summer of 1996. Before he was old enough to get a drivers license he was spending his weekends volunteering at a small college radio station in Easton, PA. After relocating to State College, PA to continue his education at Penn State University in 2003, Grooves met Hot 107.9 program director Mike Jax. This led to his first full time job in radio as the station's night time personality.

He and fellow Penn Stater Drew "DJ Goofy White Kid" Hall established Tin Can And String, L.L.C. with the vision of providing syndicated mix show programming to affiliates around the county. They launched the company with one affiliate in Lima, OH in 2006.

On-Air Schedule

Friday 10:00pm - 12:00am In The Mix with DJ Grooves
Saturday 10:00pm - 12:00am In The Mix with DJ Grooves

Minister Monique Smith

Walt Baby Love

For over 35 years Walt 'Baby' Love has continued to bring his own unique blend of Christian faith, inspirational personal experiences and motivation to millions of listeners each week.

"If you put your faith in God, trust Him and do your part, God will do his part – making a significant difference in your life. He has certainly made a change in mine.” These words are the philosophy that Walt follows on a daily basis.

He was ordained in the ministry at the First House of Prayer, located in Chicago, in June 1997. He was later ordained as a Deacon in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) denomination at FAME, First African Methodist Episcopal Church of Los Angeles. In 2003, Walt earned the designation of local elder in the AME Church and today, he is an associate minister at FAME. He earned a Master of Arts degree in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary located in Pasadena, California.

On-Air Schedule

Sunday 07:00am - 10:00am Gospel Traxx

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