BBC radio 1Xtra is a digital radio station from London, England. It was founded in 16 August 2002. This channel owned by British Broadcasting Corporation and broadcasts mainly in urban contemporary and Black music format.
"BBC Radio 1Xtra – Hip Hop, RnB, Grime, Dancehall, Afrobeat, Drum n Bass – championing U.K. and international underground diverse music On air. On the ground."
Format: electronic music, hip-hop, R&B, soul.
Frequency: Freeview channel 701; Freesat channel 701; Sky TV (UK) channel 0137; Virgin Media channel 907; DAB: 12B..
First air date: 16 August 2002.