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Radio One, Inc. Completes Section 906 Certification of Financial Statements

WASHINGTON, Aug 14, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Radio One, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROIAK; ROIA) today announced that certifications of Chief Executive Officer, Alfred C. Liggins, III and Chief Financial Officer, Scott R. Royster, were filed yesterday with the Securities and Exchange Commission, without qualification, as required by Section 906 of the recently passed Sarbanes- Oxley Act of 2002. The certifications were filed with Radio One, Inc.'s Form 10-Q for the second quarter of 2002.

Radio One is the nation's seventh largest radio broadcasting company (based on 2001 pro forma revenue) and the largest primarily targeting African- American and urban listeners. The Company owns and/or operates 65 radio stations located in 22 of the largest markets in the United States and programs five channels on the XM Satellite Radio Inc. system.

SOURCE Radio One, Inc.

CONTACT: Scott R. Royster, EVP and CFO of Radio One, Inc., +1-301-429-2642 (ROIA ROIAK)