SMOOTH [/SMOOTH/]: Influenced by the genre known as “smooth jazz”, a term coined and popularized in the 1960s and 70s in the US. This genre grew out of jazz fusion and is influenced by jazz, R&B, funk, and pop music styles.

TROP∙ICS [/TRÄPIKS/]: Focused on tropical climates and regions of the sort. This ranges anywhere from Latin America, The Caribbean, Africa, and so on.

The Smooth Tropics is a radio station that aims to promote diverse music history, key figures, locations from the past and present, and independent musicians in 2016.