National Black HIV-AIDS Awareness Day Carousel 9_Darian “big tigger” morgan

Darian “Big Tigger” Morgan, alumnus of University of Maryland –College Park has earned his place as one of the most distinctive broadcast personalities. Beginning as an intern at WPGC radio in Washington, DC, Tigger’s dedication, business savvy and love for music are just a few reasons for his rise to success, and recognition as one of the most sought after media talents.

Currently the host of a show that bares his name, “The Big Tigger Show” on V-103 (WVEE-FM) in Atlanta, Tigger connects with millions of loyal fans Monday through Friday from 2pm-6pm. Listeners that  “Tune In And TurnUp”, get a daily dose of the hottest music, the latest entertainment news, and an inside look behind the music. Tigger offers his a different viewpoint because his reputation affords him the trust of and access to some world’s biggest entertainers.

Big Tigger just completed his first season as host of VH1’s second highest rated show “Love And Hip Hop : The AfterParty Live!”  which aired on Monday nights at 9pm EST. during Spring 2015 . Additionally he hosted  the  Black Ink Crew Reunion and Love And Hip Hop; The Wedding during Summer 2015.  His first venture into reality TV as a primary focus on Oxygen Network’s “Like A Boss” airing early 2016.

While many people may know Tigger as the face of the longest running, nationally televised hip-hop show on BET; “Rap City: Tha Bassment” and hit show “106&Park”, It’s his stellar reputation and hard work has led to numerous opportunities, accompanying successes across media platforms and an ever-growing fan base.

Follow with music and you will find Tigger in the mix. Adept at creating opportunities, Tigger is constantly expanding his brand.  In 2003, He created and launched “Live in the Den with Big Tigger”, a three-hour, syndicated show that aired for more than 10 years in 67 markets and 3 countries. He saw similar success with “Direct Access with Big Tigger”, a TV show which earned him an Emmy in 2013.

A natural in front of the camera and a BET fan favorite, Tigger is the go-to host for BET Network specials. He has hosted “BET Awards Post Party Live” from 2009-2012 and 2014-2015, Co-Hosted “BET Awards Red Carpet Show” in 2012, and was the voice and co-host of the 2011, 2014, and 2015 “Soul Train Awards”. Tigger has also been featured on television shows including: a national Reebok commercial and a guest star appearance on “The Dave Chappelle Show”. and co-host on ESPN’s His and Hers. Recently, Tigger has taken on silver screen with a role in his first film for UPTv’s  Where’s The Love” in which he played “Rod” & a role in VH1’s Drumline : A New Beat where he played himself.

When he isn’t on the radio, on TV or on a film set, Tigger is in demand by professional sports teams, celebrities and leading consumer brands like Macy’s, Ciroc and Coca-Cola to bring the music to live events.

In addition to being the Resident DJ for NBA’s Atlanta Hawks (formerly Washington Wizards resident DJ), Tigger can be seen DJing at Shaq’s All Star Comedy Jam Tour, as well as countless sports and charity events.

Charity is central to who Tigger is. In response to the ravaging effects HIV/AIDS and illiteracy is having on underserved communities, Tigger created The Big Tigger Foundation Inc. (BTF). BTF is a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening diverse urban communities through proactive, innovative programming. Based in the belief that knowledge is the key to improving issues affecting the community, BTF’s focus is two-fold; to increase public awareness of HIV/AIDS by funding educational initiatives targeting prevention, and to improve quality of life for youth and by supporting programs that focus on literacy and self-esteem.

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