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LL Cool J to interview Dr. Anthony Fauci on SiriusXM

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SiriusXM Pandora will host a special radio town hall that will see rap artist LL  Cool J interviewing Dr. Anthony Fauci on Tuesday.

The town hall will explore the safety and efficacy of several COVID-19 vaccines, according to a blog post published by SiriusXM.

“In this exclusive special, the panelists will discuss the importance of getting vaccinated and share their own experiences with the virus,” a SiriusXM spokesperson wrote. “Following the conversation, panelists will answer questions from a virtual audience. This is an additional opportunity for Dr. Fauci to educate people and clear up misinformation about the vaccine, as well as share facts and research regarding COVID-19.”

The special, called “Is the Vaccine Safe for Us?,” will also feature interviews and commentary from Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, the chairperson of the COVID-19 Equity Task Force, and musician DJ Jazzy J. A virtual audience will have a chance to ask questions of the four panelists at the conclusion of the interview.

The town hall will air on Wednesday, March 31 at 6 p.m. Eastern Time on the following SiriusXM satellite and streaming radio stations:

  • LL Cool J’s Rock the Bells Radio (Channel 43)
  • Hip-Hop Nation (Channel 44)
  • The Heat (Channel 46)
  • SiriusXM Fly (Channel 47)

The special will replay on those stations on Thursday, April 1 at 10 a.m. Eastern Time and on Saturday, April 3 at 8 a.m. Eastern Time, and will also be available to stream on demand via the SiriusXM streaming radio app for smartphones and tablets.

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Matthew Keys is the publisher of The Desk and reports on the business and policy matters involving the broadcast television, streaming video and radio industries. He previously worked for Thomson Reuters, Disney-ABC, Tribune Broadcasting and McNaughton Newspapers. Matthew is based in Northern California, has won numerous awards in the field of journalism, and is a member of IRE (Investigative Reporters and Editors).