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BBC Radio 1Xtra

Xtra Hip Hop Xtra RnB

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BBC Radio 1Xtra is a digital radio station in the United Kingdom from the BBC specialising in urban music. Launched at 18:00 on 16 August 2002, it had been codenamed Network X during the consulation period and is the sister station to BBC Radio 1.Wikipedia

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1,079,000 listenersRAJAR June 2016
16 August 2002
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BBC Broadcasting House
Portland Place

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Aaron Ross Presenter
Anthea Lee Presenter
Ben Cooper Programme Manager/Controller
Benji B Presenter
Chris Read Presenter
Devin Griffin Presenter
Diggy Dan Darkness Presenter
DJ Edu Presenter
DJ Flight Presenter
DJ Friction Presenter
DJ Bailey Presenter
DJ Diggz Presenter
DJ Cameo Presenter
DJ Fritz Presenter
DJ Fonti Presenter
DJ Markie Mark Presenter
Felix Da Fireman Presenter
G Child Presenter
G Money Presenter
Gemma G Presenter
J Da Flex Presenter
Jason Mitchell Presenter
Kinky D Presenter
L Double Presenter
Letitia SD Presenter
Louisa Compton Editor
Lyare Igiehon Presenter
Machel Montano Presenter
Mark Lockett Assistant Producer
Markey Blenda Presenter
Mike Anthony (1) Presenter
Reggie Yates Presenter
Ricardo Vidale Presenter
Richie Vibe Vee Presenter
Robbo Ranx Presenter
Rodney P Presenter
Ronnie Herel Presenter
Seani B Presenter
Terror Danjah Presenter
The Basement Presenter
Treble T Presenter
Twin B Presenter
Viper G Presenter

…at BBC

Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director BBC World Service Group
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
James Harding Director of News and Current Affairs
James Purnell Director of radio education arts music learning and children
James Purnell Director of Strategy
Tony Hall Director-General

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