Capital XTRA

The UK's Biggest Hip-Hop Station
British radio stations

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You can hear Capital XTRA on DAB Digital Radio, FM, Freesat, Radioplayer UK, Virgin Media and online

Facts and stats

Capital XTRA is a national digital urban music radio station from Global, specialising in Hip-Hop, RnB and Grime music. The station also used to play dance music, but that has moved to sister station Capital Dance.

XTRA can also be heard on 96.9 FM in South London and 107.1 across North London.

Editorial areaUK
Most playedNines, Ayra Starr, Coi LerayRadiomonitor
Launched31 March 1990
National salesGlobal
Members ofRadiocentre
Former namesChoice FM

Contact Capital XTRA

Postal address30 Leicester Square
+44 20 7766 6000
+44 870 070 2969
Official website

Social media

Twitter@CapitalXTRA (133,540 followers) compare
Twitter: Newsdesk@GlobalsNewsroom (5,896 followers) compare
FacebookCapital XTRA (1,863,046 likes) compare
Data is from 2019. Feature awaiting Facebook re-authorisation.

Latest news stories

Music programmer Gaynor Martin leaves radio after 25 years
RadioToday - published 20 April 2023, 8.00pm bst
New programmes and presenters at Capital and Capital XTRA
RadioToday - published 31 March 2022, 12.25pm bst
DJ and broadcaster Teeshow joins Capital XTRA
RadioToday - published 14 May 2021, 11.33am bst
Capital XTRA Managing Editor Al Smith leaves
RadioToday - published 6 November 2020, 1.29pm gmt
A New Choice for Radio Imaging, From London
RBR/TVBR - published 3 August 2020, 2.00pm bst

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Abrantee Boateng Presenter
Adam Barber Journalist
Adrian Bodenham Engineer
Alex Jones Broadcast Engineer
Dan Hill Senior Imaging Producer
DJ Woody Presenter
DJ TiiNY Presenter
DJ Semtex Presenter
Jay London Presenter
Jonny Park Presenter
Leah Davis Presenter
Manny Norte Presenter
Ras Kwame Presenter
Remel Presenter
Robert Bruce Presenter
Shanie Ryan Presenter
Temi Jonah Presenter
Toni Phillips Presenter
Wayne Turney Sales Manager
Yinka Bokinni Presenter

…at Global

Adam Johnson Director of Marketing
Andrew Bailey Managing Editor (Digital) LBC and LBC News
Ashley Tabor Founder and Executive President
Ashley Bard Group Head of Brand Production
Byrion Smith Creative Technologist
Charlotte Sullivan Senior Broadcast Journalist - East of England
Chris Baughen Managing Editor - Global Player
Darren Singer Chief Financial Officer
Graham Sarath Area Business Director
Greg Hughes Group Head of Programming Operations
Ian Hanson Chief Operating Officer
James Rea Director of Broadcasting
Lindsey Smith-Hume Deputy News Editor
Lord Allen of Kensington CBE Chairman
Lucinda Horsley Journalist
Mark Findlay Group Head of Music Relations
Mike Gordon Chief Commercial Officer
Richard Park Senior Programming Advisor
Simon Blake Senior Engineer
Stephen Miron Group CEO
Stephen Clarke Broadcast Engineer
Tim John Head of Global's Newsroom
Vicky Etchells Head of Newsgathering & Factual Podcasts
Will Harding Chief Strategy Officer

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