BBC Radio 1Xtra

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  • BBC 1Xtra, London, W1A 1AA
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BBC Radio 1Xtra is best described as a black radio owned by the BBC. The contemporary digital radio was launched in 2002 and has remained active ever since. It has a close relationship with BBC Radio 1, also known to be its sister radio station. Remi Burgz has been the main host of the weekday show on the radio since 2021. Despite Yasmin Evans leaving the radio after serving for more than nine years, you can still tune in to BBC Radio 1Xtra and listen to hip hop music and blues. You can listen to BBC Radio 1Xtra online. Charlie Sloth currently hosts BBC Radio 1Xtra’s Fire in the booth, a program with more than 2.5 million listeners both online and offline.