#BennettKnowsRadio is an independent radio show out of the University of Rhode Island’s RIU2 and WRIU. Founded in 2012, Bennett used radio to explore and experience broadcasting while providing Rhode Island talent with a platform to share their work. Fast forward four 1/2 years, #BennettKnowsRadio has snowballed into a developed platform for all parties involved. Combining the creative arts, the passion and skills of a determined group of team members and the collaborative efforts of the talented creatives of an emerging culture, #BennettKnowsRadio has become a pivotal influencer of Rhode Island culture and entertainment. Join us on Monday Nights from 9PM-12AM on www.RIU2.org for the brand new show #TheNightShift with J Santiago and from 12AM-3AM on 90.3FM [RI/MA/CT] or WRIU.org! We have some great special guest and surprises ahead of us!
#BennettKnowsRadio Present: ‘All Of The Lights’
Lights, Camera, Action! #BennettKnowsRadio presents ‘All Of The Lights’ for Season 3! Teaming up with John Green Films for the first of many phenomenal visuals, the #BennettKnowsRadio team took an oath in providing Rhode Island with a one-of-a-kind, creative and developed platform to share their work. This season’s special guests included Cru Alxndr as he prepared his return to music, Dario who found love and lots of money on MTV’s Are You The One?, Miami’s Bizzy Crook who released his debut mixtape No Hard Feelings and many others!
#BennettKnowsRadio Presents: ‘The Throwback: All That’
“Fresh out the box, stop look and watch, ready yet? Get set, It’s All That!” #BennettKnowsRadio Presents #TheThrowback: ‘All That’ for Season 4! As #BennettKnowsRadio continued to develop a platform for Rhode Island talent, the team tapped into the early 90’s for inspiration in creativity, music and entertainment. This time around we teamed up with Sensei Visions for a fun ‘All That’ inspired promotional video. This season’s special guests included Bruno from MTV’s The Real World: Skeletons, Fast Paper who debuted with the 90’s inspired Everything I Am, Hil Holla who debuted Outside Providence tracks for the first time and many others!
#BennettKnowsRadio Presents: ‘Run This Town’
#BennettKnowsRadio presents ‘Run This Town’ for Season 6! Teaming up with Sam Albert for the most developed visual to date, #BennettKnowsRadio continued to provide a platform for Rhode Island talent while influencing the overall culture. During this season, #BennettKnowsRadio found themselves asking special guests about their connection to the city while setting the bar for emerging creatives. This season’s special guests included Ceez who blazed the city with his hit “Pull Up”, Jon Hope who put on with his debut A Guy Named Harry, Providence’s Prince Cam Bells who made headlines for Providence: C.O.L.D. and many others!
#BennettKnowsRadio Presents: ‘#MakeUScream’
#BennettKnowsRadio returns to the scene for Season 7 with a ‘Scream’ inspired theme. This time around, the team decided to not only use the platform to support local creatives but to also discuss social and political topics that are important to them. Teaming up with S4TB and Rudeboyy to donate fresh water to Flint, Michigan and collaborating with M.I.S.S. to send 30+ inner city youth to summer camp are just a couple of projects that #BennettKnowsRadio participated in this season. Special guests this season include Vick Mucka who made his debut with Eyes Wide Open, Jon Hope who presented ‘ Two Dollar Flo’, A. Ros who made his musical debut with Pusha T and many others!