Today, Global, the Media & Entertainment Group, announced that Yinka Bokinni and Shayna Marie Birch-Campbell are to become the brand new hosts of the Capital XTRA Breakfast Show. Yinka and Shayna Marie will wake up listeners across the UK on the all-new Capital XTRA breakfast show every weekday morning, 6:30am – 10am, from Monday 9th September.
One of the UK’s most exciting young presenting talents, Yinka joined Capital XTRA in 2016 as the host of the Capital XTRA Evening Show. In the past three years, she’s proved hugely popular with listeners and made a big impact on the UK’s leading hip-hop, grime and R&B station. She is joined by Shayna Marie, who started at Capital XTRA in January 2019 to host her own Friday night show well as a Saturday morning show with Yinka. She previously featured as a guest mix DJ on Capital XTRA’s Homegrown, which celebrates the hottest new talent in the UK music scene.
Speaking about taking the reins on the Capital XTRA Breakfast show, Yinka said:
“I’m proper excited to be the new host of the Capital XTRA Breakfast Show alongside Shayna Marie. It’s such an honour. We’re going to bring a really friendly energy and vibe to our new show – we want our listeners to feel like they’re listening to their mates every morning. We’ll be playing the biggest tunes, all the newest cuts, the hottest drops and the very best of Reloaded and Homegrown, supporting our own UK talent. I can’t wait to get started!”
Shayna Marie said: “I’m so excited to start presenting on the Capital XTRA Breakfast Show with Yinka. This truly is a dream come true. We’ll be bringing the biggest energy, best tunes and nonstop vibes! We always have such a laugh in the studio. This is going to be super-fun!”
“We’re thrilled to confirm Yinka and Shayna Marie as the hosts of the new breakfast show on Capital XTRA. They have a brilliant chemistry and an infectious energy, and we’re proud to be launching a brand new breakfast show fronted by two hugely talented rising stars. Capital XTRA is celebrating its highest ever listening figures with a record 1.9 million listeners tuning in every week – it’s a really exciting time for the station.”
Al Smith, Deputy Managing Editor of Capital XTRA
From Monday 9th September, Capital XTRA will have a new week day schedule. Yinka and Shayna Marie present the all-new Capital XTRA Breakfast show sponsored by eBay. Robert Bruce will become the new host of Evenings on Capital XTRA from 7pm – 10pm, Leah Davis will become the new host of week nights from 10pm – 1am, Chris Ros will present overnights from 1am – 4am and Jay London will host Early Breakfast from 4am – 6:30am.
Listen to the all-new Capital XTRA Breakfast Show with Yinka and Shayna Marie, week days from 6:30am – 10am, from Monday 9th September. Tune into Capital XTRA on 96.9 FM and 107.1 FM in London, across the UK on DAB Digital Radio on D1, on your smart speaker via Global Player, online at capitalxtra.com and on the Global Player app and desktop platforms.