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Ricky Burns

Michigan born Michigan raised, I literally didn't leave this state for over 6 years but I was ok with that because I love it here so much. I first wanted to get into radio when I was 17 and realized I was too dumb to go to college. Radio is pretty much my life, I have been working in this industry for 9 years now and I have loved every second of it. Before getting into entertainment I had every job under the sun, I did janitorial work, telemarketing, I even was a pizza shop manager. I got my first job in radio doing promotions, at the same time I was the night show intern on WDZH (98.7 Amp Radio) in Detroit. That led me to move 45 minutes north to Flint where I hosted the Night show for 3 years on WRCL (Club 93.7). After that it was back to Detroit, I was the music director and midday host of both WJLB (97.9) and WMXD (Mix 92.3). And now I have moved to the Capital city to be the Program Director and afternoon host on Power 96.5.


On-Air Schedule
Monday 02:00pm - 06:00pm Ricky Burns Radio
Tuesday 02:00pm - 06:00pm Ricky Burns Radio
Wednesday 02:00pm - 06:00pm Ricky Burns Radio
Thursday 02:00pm - 06:00pm Ricky Burns Radio
Friday 02:00pm - 06:00pm Ricky Burns Radio
Friday 10:00pm - 12:00am Friday Night Power Mix

Podcast: L-Bow City Podcast


  • Single Until Married | Episode 12

    Let's discuss sports and the NBA Finals as well as premarital sex. Mariah Carey said her ex-fiance and her planned to never have sex until marriage but never got married. Do you believe in waiting until marriage to have sex? Do you believe you should live with someone before you marry them? Ricky Burns and K.C. Mc. talk about it....
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  • Smoking with Ciga-Weed | Episode 11

    Did you see the video of LeBron James son, Bronny smoking weed on social media? Why would he do that and post it? Gucci sells a pair of jeans with grass stains for $1,200; who is buying this? Also, why is Da Brat telling stories about her relationship with Allen Iverson now? Let's talk about it with Power 96.5's K.C. Mc. and Ricky Burns......
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  • Radio Police | Episode 10

    This week, both K.C. Mc. and Ricky Burns received calls about free advertisement from the radio station and a complaint about the music; How do you think they should respond? Also Big Sean released his latest project, Detroit 2 and it's been mixed reviews. Tekashi 6ix9ine released a new project too. Did you listen to it? Just listen to this......
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  • Big Gretch University | Episode 9

    The Boys Are Back! In today's episode Ricky Burns and K.C. Mc. discuss the return of students in school as well as Adele's "cultural appropriation" and new music. Was Adele wrong for her hairstyle? Was Nas album worth listening to? Will 'Big Gretch' keep the state under control from COVID-19? Want to know why we took a break for a few weeks? Listen here to find out......
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  • Sports Verzuz Hip Hop | Episode 8

    The MLB season has started with no fans; The NBA returns on Thursday, July 30; Mike Tyson, 54, and Roy Jones Jr., 51, announce exhibition fight on September 12, 2020 with no headgear; and Ricky Burns & K.C. Mc. recap Snoop Dogg Verzuz DMX and the upcoming 2 Chainz Verzuz Rick Ross. Who you got?...
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