Billboard Top 40: Interview with Hot Mix PD Darin Taoka |

Billboard Top 40: Interview with Hot Mix PD Darin Taoka

Darin Taoka of Benztown-syndicated Hot Mix shares with Billboard readers his take on Rhythmic’s impact on the growing Dance Music trend. Hot Mix airs on over 50 affiliates every weekend – Rhythmic & Top 40 alike – including the world famous Z-100/New York.

“Many of the rhythmic programmers are in ‘uncharted territory’ right now. We are in sync with the format and have a great product that will work them, especially during this challenging programming state of Rhythmic radio.”

-Darin Taoka – Program Director, Hot Mix Radio Network

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