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Nikki Thomas

Monday – Friday (2pm – 7pm)

NIKKI THOMAS has been a part of the KBLX family for over 15 years!

She is your host of SOUL SCHOOL SUNDAYS, 2-7pm–classic soul from the 60s, 70s, and 80s–AND the “What’s Trending” report with the Dream Team weekday mornings.

A dynamic motivational speaker, Host/Emcee, AND certified yoga instructor, Nikki uses her unique combination of skills and talents to Heal, Motivate, and Empower our communities.

Born, in New Orleans, LA, Nikki started her radio career in 1992. Since then, she’s been heard in Buffalo, NY, Boston, MA, and finally, the San Francisco Bay Area.

Highly visible in the Bay Area community, Nikki has partnered with several local organizations, including Black Girls Code, Impact HUB Oakland, Outdoor Afro and the City of Oakland.

She has taught her SOUL YOGA classes at Steve Harvey’s Neighborhood Awards in Atlanta, aboard the Smooth Jazz Cruise, at Brian Culbertson’s Napa Valley Jazz Getaway, and at W Hotel San Francisco to name a few.

As a host, she’s opened for Iyanla Vanzant, Steve Harvey, and Les Brown. Her legendary interviews include Danny Glover, Janelle Monet, Tamar Braxton, Jamie Foxx, Sidney Poitier, and Dick Gregory, too name just a few!

Nikki is also the creator of SOUL POWER Academy–an online business and branding school.

She’s an Aquarius, an 80s kid, and can be easily spotted because of that HAIR!

Follow her everywhere on social media: @NikkiThomasTV

Simply The Best Old School Mix at 5:25pm Monday – Friday is presented by Mancini’s Sleepworld.

KBLX Cares Interview with Sterling James: Conscious Kitchen

Judi Shils, Founder, Executive Director of Conscious Kitchen spoke with Sterling James about her organization which partners with schools to break the cycle of pre-packaged, processed food, transitioning to chef-prepared, scratch-cooked meals created in on-site zero-waste school kitchens, based on five foundation attributes: fresh, local, organic, seasonal and non-GMO. For …

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Best Concert of All Time

When you think about some of the incredible musical talent that we have or have had the pleasure to see, like Michael Jackson, Prince, Whitney Houston, and Luther Vandross. We make a connection and created wonderful memories. However, there is that one show or concert that you attended that you …

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Classic Kicks

We all think about back in the day when we were growing up the schools we went to, the friends that we met, the places that created these wonderful memories in our mind, and we think about it all the time. We also think about some of the classic items …

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I’m the Cereal King!

In case you guys missed it on the KBLX Morning Dream Team, we spoke about my fascination with cereal. It all started as a little kid waking up on Saturday mornings watching all of the cartoon cereal commercials. The first cereal that blew my mind was a cereal called “King …

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Listen Up Bay Area Interview with Armand: Dreamers 4 Change

Derrika Hunt, Doctoral Candidate at UC Berkeley and Founder of Dreamers4Change Foundation visited our studios and sat with Armand to talk about her non-profit organization and its programs. Dreamers4Change a learning experience that utilizes travel and responsible cultural immersion to explore the intersections of race, class, gender, citizenship, and other intersecting …

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