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. 

Dwayne Lloyd

This week DeBraun spends a few minutes getting to know songwriter, and lead singer of the group, Joslyn & The Sweet Compression, Joslyn Hampton.

Travian Croley

This week on Local Music Monday DeBraun Thomas profiles hip-producer Cory McArter.

Derek Feldman, Shaker Steps

This week on Local Music Monday DeBraun Thomas profiles Bryan Minks.

Andrew Brinkhorst

This week on Local Music Monday DeBraun Thomas spends a few minutes getting to know J. Tom Hnatow, multi-instrumentalist  with Vandaveer.

Ann Sydney Taylor

This week DeBraun Thomas spends a few quality minutes with multi-instrumentalist Jimmy Earley.

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After a short break DeBraun returns to the airwaves with this profile of Severn Edmondson of the group Onward Pilgrim.

Brian Connors Manke

In this fresh Local Music Monday WUKY's DeBraun Thomas shines the spotlight on the many facets of multi-instrumentalist John Ferguson.

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This week for Local Music Monday WUKY's DeBraun Thomas spends a few minutes with drummer/percussionist Chad Gravitt.

Richard Rodgers

This week on Local Music Monday DeBraun Thomas shines the spotlight on Linda Jean Stokley of the Local Honeys.

Shawn Gannon

This week DeBraun profiles Rapper/Musician Fred Croney.

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