DeBraun Thomas

Music Host

DeBraun Thomas fell in love with radio at a young age but only had interest in working in radio after learning Funk musician Sly Stone got his start in radio. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Thomas moved to Lexington in 2009 to attend the University of Kentucky and pursue a career in radio. Thomas joined WRFL in 2009 and through the UK school of Journalism, Thomas had 2 features air on WUKY. In October of 2012, Thomas began interning at WUKY and produced the Unghosting of Medgar Evers. In August of 2013 Thomas became a staff member at WUKY and since that time, Thomas regularly produces the weekly segment Local Music Mondays which highlights local musicians in Lexington. Thomas hosts the Crunkadelic Funk Show which airs Saturday nights at 9pm and also produced a documentary on the 50th anniversary of the March on Frankfort. In addition to producing and hosting a radio show, Thomas also explores his other passion as a musician in Lexington. 

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This week DeBraun talks with local music impresario JK-47.

Lydia Inglett

This week on Local Music Monday DeBraun Thomas talks with banjoist and songwriter Arthur Hancock IV of the group the Wooks.

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This week DeBraun profiles Cecilia Miller, a Lexington cellist much in demand.

Tripp Bratton

This week DeBraun profiles multi-instrumentalist Tripp Bratton.

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After a holiday hiatus DeBraun is back with his first profile of the new year.  This week he talks with solo artist Doc Feldman.

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This week DeBraun profiles hip hop artist Allen Poe.

Bev Denton

This week DeBraun Thomas profiles keyboardist Jim Shaw of Wol and Weeps.

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This week DeBraun Thomas profiles hip-hop recording artist, Rob Jackson.

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This week DeBraun profiles singer-songwriter Marcus Wilkerson.

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This week DeBraun profiles singer-songwriter Ma Turner of the group Teal Grapefruit.