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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Sometimes it is not the musician that finds music, but music that finds the musician. Meet the lead singer of an all girl group in Lexington.

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This week DeBraun Thomas profiles an artist who fell in love with a different aspect of making music.

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This week DeBraun Thomas features a singer songwriter who’s been a mainstay in Lexington for nearly twenty years.

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WUKY’s DeBraun Thomas features a musician who is somewhat new to Lexington but already making an impact on the local music scene.

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WUKY’s DeBraun Thomas features a veteran musician who’s had a love-hate relationship with the music business.

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