NEW YORK CITY — Ebro Darden has been appointed Apple Music’s global editorial head of hip-hop and R&B. He will manage a team of hip-hop and R&B editors in developing editorial strategies for artists, albums and song releases in the U.S. and globally.
— El Viejo Ebro (@oldmanebro) January 2, 2019
Based in New York, Darden will continue to host his popular Hot 97 show, Ebro in the Morning (Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-10 a.m. ET).
He will also continue to showcase the latest hip-hop music, news and issues on his own show via Apple Music’s global live stream Beats 1 (Monday-Friday, 3 p.m.-5 p.m. ET).
Ebro Darden’s position kicked in on January 2, 2019.