About radio

Hot FM (or Hot 1027) is a commercial radio station based in Johannesburg, South Africa. It broadcasts using the frequency of 102.7 MHz. Its line up consists of the best old school music and R&B. The Hot FM website provides the live streaming feature and podcasts of its most popular content to listeners around the world. In addition, the station aims to make a significant contribution in the community through its association with charitable organizations.

Slogan: "Playing Joburg's Best Old Skool and R&B"

Languges: English.

Format: R&B, Oldies, Classical.

First air date: 1 September 1997

Owner: Classic FM (Pty) Ltd

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Main shows and presenters

  • Early Mornings with Mzi
  • Joburg’s Hottest Breakfast Show
  • The Big Joburg Drive
  • Breakfast – Devon Dalbock, Rob Vega
  • The Classic Countdown – Kevin
  • Club Classics – Lloyd Madurai, Shane Wellington
  • Simone
  • The music with Benjy Mudie
  • Treasure Tshabalala
  • Hot 1027 Business – Michael Avery
  • Afternoons – Ursula Chikane
  • The Mark Pilgrim Show


Hot 102.7 FM broadcasts in the following cities:

  • Johannesburg 102.7