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Let’s breakdown programming (used as a noun), programming relating to radio is defined as the selection and scheduling of programs (songs) for a particular period, station on network. Let’s dig deeper programming is derived from the word program which is defined as a plan of action to accomplish a specific end. What specific end do you think a radio station has? As with any business I would say to generate money. How does a radio station generate money? The biggest way is through advertising dollars. I say another big way is by playing records from a certain label or from certain artists. We’ve all heard about payola it’s sort of like racism people try to act like it doesn’t exist but we all know it’s alive and well today whether it’s cash, expensive trips, dinners or even females, etc.
Now, let’s look at program used as a verb. Program is defined as “to cause to absorb or incorporate automatic responses, attitudes, or the like; condition”: Our parents programmed us to respect our elders.
The radio station programmed yall’ n*ggas to think some bullshit song was hot, they are conditioning people to like this wack ass shit! Yall’ following, everybody still with me so far?
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