Xzibit is coming to local airwaves.
The rapper-actor and former host of MTV’s “Pimp My Ride” has been tapped by classic R&B and hip-hop radio station KDAY-FM (93.5) to host and produce a new weekly show.
On Friday, the station will launch “Open Bar Radio.” The weekly show will offer commentary from Xzibit and artist interviews but won’t detour from the station’s commitment to spinning mostly old-school hip-hop.
Born Alvin Joiner, the West Coast rapper went from underground mainstay to mainstream with his third album, 2000’s “Restless,” which remains his most successful album to date.
Although best known for hosting MTV’s hit car makeover show “Pimp My Ride”...