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“You don’t have to be signed to a label…All you have to do is be good!” – Hurricane Dave/Program Director for WHTA-FM Hot 107.9

Atlanta radio station Hot 107.9 will host their 15th annual Birthday Bash on Saturday, June 19th at Philips Arena in Atlanta.

Confirmed hitmakers include Ludacris, Rick Ross, Plies, Shawty Lo, Roscoe Dash, Travis Porter, Monica, Gucci Mane, Rocko, and Waka Flocka.

And this is just the announced stars performing so don’t be surprised if T.I. and Jeezy make appearances as well as a lot more others.

Hip-Hop Wired caught up with “Hurricane” Dave Smith, Operations Manger/Program Director for WHTA-FM Hot 107.9, as he discussed Birthday Bash, his come up in the broadcasting business and running one of the biggest stations in Atlanta and how independent artists have broken through on his stations without being signed to a major.

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