92.9 WTUG, Tuscaloosa’s #1 for R&B hits and Classics is super excited to announce the return of Alabama’s beloved Rickey Smiley to West Alabama airwaves.

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Starting on Tuesday, January 2, the Rickey Smiley Morning Show will launch on 92.9 WTUG, airing weekdays from 5 a.m. until 10 a.m. and Saturdays from 7 a.m. until 9 a.m.

Rickey Smiley, a comedy legend and entertainment mogul, is a television host, actor, and top-rated nationally syndicated radio personality, and has become one of the entertainment industry’s most celebrated performers.

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Alabama's Own

Born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, he graduated from Woodlawn High School before pursuing higher studies at Alabama State University in Montgomery. His journey is even more exciting because he kickstarted his radio career right in his hometown of Birmingham.

Comedic Gold

He is known for having made millions laugh for over 27 years. As a celebrated comedian, television host, and top-rated nationally syndicated radio personality, Rickey has earned a reputation for delivering to audiences both on and off stage, with the distinct ability to take everyday observations and turn them into comedic gold.

The combination of Rickey Smiley's comedic talent and the engaging content on 92.9 WTUG ensures listeners will have a fantastic start to the New Year. He hosts his radio show along with hip hop legend Da Brat, Gary with Da Tea, Rock T, and Special K.

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