Hip-Hop, Rap, R&B, Soul
It plays a mixture of hip-hop, rap, soul, and R&B, and is one of the most chronologically diverse radio stations in the Sonic the Hedgehog series, as its playlist contains songs from the 1960s to 2015, the year the DLC takes place.
- Anita Baker - Giving You the Best That I Got (1988)
- Beanie Sigel - The Truth (1999)
- Bobby Brown - Don't Be Cruel (1988)
- Fat Boys - Human Beat Box (1984)
- Freeway & Jake One feat. Young Chris - Microphone Killa (2010)
- Gang Starr - Who's Gonna Take the Weight? (1991)
- Gloria Jones - Tainted Love (1965)
- Johnny Gill - My, My, My (1990)
- Keith Sweat - Twisted (1996)
- Meek Mill feat. Drake - R.I.C.O. (2015)
- Nas - Thief's Theme (2004)
- New Edition - Can You Stand the Rain (1988)
- The Perceptionists - Let's Move (2005)
- Ralph Tresvant - Sensitivity (1990)
- Reks - Unlearn (2012)
- Teddy Pendergrass - Love T.K.O. (1980)
- Termanology - Back in the Day (2013)
- The Weeknd - The Hills (2015)
- This is the favorite radio station of Sienna Murphy and Frank Damon.
- The dial numbers are no coincidence; 94.5 are the same dial numbers as WJMN, better known as Jam'n 94.5, a radio station out of real life Medford, Massachusetts that plays hip-hop and R&B.
- The Perceptionists, Bobby Brown, Gang Starr, Ralph Tresvant, Reks, and Termanology are the only artists in the playlist to originate from the Boston area.
- All the parts of the logo represent the colors for Boston's real life sports teams:
- "The" is colored red and white for the Red Sox
- "Beat" is colored green for the Celtics
- "94.5" is colored blue, red, and white for the New England Patriots
- the speaker in the logo is colored for the Bruins
- Nas' "Thief's Theme" is heard in the background of a mission, referencing its appearance in Martin Scorsese's 2006 crime film The Departed, which the DLC references numerous times. The song also samples "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" by Iron Butterfly, which can be heard on Bean FM.
- A cover of "Tainted Love" performed by Soft Cell appears in Shadow the Hedgehog 3: U.K. Calling on The Clasiag Bridge.
- Sienna Murphy
- Frank Damon
- Hub Radio, another radio station in Cosmo's Wicked Adventures which plays another song by The Weeknd.
- E.C.'s Beatz, a radio station in Sonic Adventure 3: East Coast Minute which plays modern hip-hop and east coast rap, and well as another song by Nas and "Microphone Killa" by Freeway & Jake One.
- Empire City's Classics, a radio station in Sonic Adventure 3: East Coast Minute which plays classic east coast hip-hop, and also features a song with Nas.
- O.G. FM, a radio station in Sonic Adventure 4: Californication which plays classic west coast hip-hop.
- Power Nation, a radio station in Sonic Adventure 4: Californication which plays contemporary hip-hop and rap.
- The Sense, a radio station in Sonic Adventure 5: Windy City Showdown which plays R&B, soul and hip-hop soul.
- North Coast's Finest, a radio station in Sonic Adventure 5: Windy City Showdown which plays another song by The Weeknd.
- Pound FM, a radio station in Sonic Adventure 5: Windy City Showdown which plays hip-hop and rap, as well as "Thief's Theme" by Nas.
- Y-Radio, a radio station in Shadow the Hedgehog 3: U.K. Calling which plays R&B, as well as another song by The Weeknd.
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