"The voice of the voiceless" and "the prophet of
rage" are just some of the things his
subscription-paying listeners say about "America's
Independent Voice" Professor Rob Redding.
is well-regarded by scores of the world's most
intelligent subscription-paying listeners living
in 24 states due to his bold views on "Redding
News Review Unrestricted" talk show via his 24-7
news site ReddingNewsReview.com.
These subscribers get
"Redding News Review Unrestricted" because
he has been the most listened to black
independent talk show host in the country for
years. He has been
heard six days a week
nearly half decade and more than 420 episodes in all 50 states via
syndication for more than 6 years and 3,600
hours. Finally, they get "Redding News Review
because his reports and positions on issues have
been continually nationally recognized and
Because of his listeners,
"Redding News Review Unrestricted" is now
shaking up the talk radio industry with daily
broadcasts from ReddingNewsReview.com.
is his award-winning subscriber-supported and
the Web's oldest black news aggregation Web site.
Called a "clearinghouse for African American
news" by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution
"vanguard of Internet news sites"
ReddingNewsReview.com has garnered three consecutive "Black Web Awards".
He has also won
other top honors, including an gold ADDY and an
Associated Press award for Internet news.
Talkers magazine noted his
uniquely Independent views on government by
listing him as one of the "100 Most Important
Radio Talk Hosts In America."
What's more, Redding has been called one of the
most "respected names in the media," by urban
magazine Upscale and "one of the most
intellectual and intriguing radio talk show
hosts since Tavis Smiley," by urban industry
authority Radio Facts. Rolling Out
magazine says: "Rob Redding brings a unique
brand of political analysis and socially
uplifting message to Atlanta airwaves and other
highlights of his broadcasting dedication
include: Spending his first years in
broadcasting as a top-rated hip-hop radio
personality in Macon, Ga. – a city that is
famous for another family member, Otis Redding.
As a radio personality, he was first to record
multi-platinum selling rapper Bubba Sparxxx - on
Redding’s album "Tony Smoove's Aircheck Volume
music radio for talk, he became one of the few,
only, black program directors of a mainstream
talk radio station, KMLB-AM in Monroe, La. from
August 2009 to August 2010. Around that same
time, he became the narrator of the film "Stay
Brady Stay", which has been screened at numerous
movie festivals and aired on
Louisiana Public Broadcasting for three years.
Redding is the founder of BlackTalkers.com, a
Web site covering the black talk radio
community. He has also been a frequent guest on
Channel, National Public Radio and C-SPAN. He
has been quoted in some of the world's top
newspapers – from
the San Francisco Chronicle, Politico
to the Baltimore Sun newspapers.
He does not just
do radio, the occasional TV appearance and
appear in other people's articles, he has written
plenty of his own articles outside of ReddingNewsReview.com. He spent nearly three years
as a political reporter at the Washington
Times and other publications. (He previously
worked at the Macon Telegraph, the
Prince George’s Journal, the Prince
George’s Gazette and the Prince George’s
Sentinel.) He left The Times to
diversify his politically independent résumé to
become the communications director for a major
writer is also the author of eight consecutive
best selling books, two best selling albums and
a best selling diet guide.
Redding's most recent book, Sinister Citizen
is his first fiction book ever. The book,
released on March 13, 2017
deals with President Trump's America. The book has been
called "fascinating" by KKXX. The book
peaked on the Top 30 on "Amazon.com Hot New
Releases LGBT Short Reads" and is his first
ever title to rank in the Top 50
in pre-orders on the same list. The book matched
his most successful book Not a Nonviolent
Negro by being ranked in the Top 100 for
five straight weeks on the "Amazon.com Hot New
Releases LGBT Short Reads."
Redding's book,Why Black Lives Matter: How Borigination explains how to get police and
whites to treat blacks like people was
released on July 6, 2015, but peaked at the top
of multiple charts on Amazon.com two days ahead
that when it was exclusively released to
subscribers of his talk show and website on July
3. The book surged to No. 1 on Amazon.com "Hot
New Releases" in "Philosophy
and Reference" and "Philosophy
and Criticism" categories and rose to
No. 2 in "Philosophy
and Criticism" and "No.
3 in "Philosophy and Reference"
respectively among Amazon.com's Best Sellers lists.
This was also the first time Redding has topped
the Amazon.com "Hot New Releases" in "Philosophy
and Reference" list since his 2012 release of
his book Disrupter. The foreword was also
pinned by Dr. Lewis R. Gordon, who also wrote a
foreword for Redding's book Resurrection.
Redding's Not a Nonviolent
Negro: How I Survived Obama, is still his
most successful to date debuting at No. 1
on Amazon.com in three categories in March 2013.
The book, which was released on March 5, was on
No. 1 on Amazon.com "Best
Sellers List" in "Nationalism"
and "Hot New Releases" in the "Social
also has a soundtrack Not a Nonviolent Negro
which also debuted on Amazon.com at No. 1 among
"Hot New Releases" in "Disco".
The book and album were released on the same
The Not a
Nonviolent Negro album was a follow up to his
dance album Unleash the Whip!, which was
released on Dec. 4, 2012 on iTunes and Amazon.com via CD Baby.
The album, which also takes portions of his talk show
and sets them to heavy dance beats, reached
No. 2 on Amazon.com
"Hot New Releases" in the "DJ & Dance" "House"
category and got 3 1/2 stars from former
About.com dance music critic Jimi Bruce.
Redding's second most successful book, Disrupter: Pathway
to Political Independence, debuted at
No. 1 on Amazon.com Hot New Releases - Political
Reference list on Aug. 13, 2012 and remained there for
more than a week. The book is considered a
reference guide for independents and includes
parts of Redding's life story.
His e-book, Resurrection: A Historical Anthology of
two Forgotten African American Philosophers
No. 3 on the Amazon.com
"Hot New Releases"
list in less
than a week after it was released in April 2012.
The foreword was pinned by Dr. Lewis R. Gordon.
e-book, Where's the Change?: Why Neither Obama,
nor the GOP Can Solve America's Problems,
has been ranked number 30on the Amazon.com
"Top 100" for best sellers less than one month
after it was released in January of 2012.
Redding, who is a
professor at several universities in New York City, is
known for his thesis
White Power: Members of the Black press make
meaning of media hegemony."
He wrote the thesis while earning his
Master's of Arts in Communication Studies.
It was published in the Journal of Black Studies
in March of 2017. He has also pinned the
"Resolution of Risk," which was first used at
the International Public Debate Association's
National Tournament., after being published in
the organization's peer-reviewed publication, The Journal of the International Public Debate
Association. The paper was presented by
Redding before a packed audience
at Bossier Parish Community College.
He has also served as a
panelist for the National Association for Black
Journalist, a keynote speaker for the
National Council of
Negro Women Metropolitan Atlanta Section and the
Atlanta Urban Media