Element Everest-Blanks


On-air Host and Brand Ambassador

A veteran of the local music scene, Element Everest-Blanks is best known as a member of former Milwaukee Hip-Hop group Black Elephant.  In 2002, Element wrote and performed a song that appeared on the soundtrack and in motion picture “Deliver Us from Eva,” featuring LL Cool J and Gabrielle Union.

In 2005, Element was signed to the prestigious Ford Modeling Agency as a voiceover talent. Later that year her voice was featured in two television and radio spots for McDonald’s national 365 black campaign. Ten years later, she continues to work as a voice-over talent for local businesses as well as national television and radio campaigns.

In 2010 Element began crafting songs for NBA and NFL teams. She graced the cover of numerous magazines and her music has also appeared on MTV. Most importantly she attended Milwaukee High School of the Arts as a vocal major.

Everest-Blanks was part of 88.9FM’s original on-air cohort of DJs when the station launched in 2007. She returned to the station as a part-time on-air host in September 2021 and will continue to host her Saturday 12 to 3 p.m. on-air shifts on 88.9FM. In addition to her role on-air with HYFIN, Everest-Blanks will also be HYFIN’s brand ambassador working to create on-air and online content and build relationships within the community.

What about you would surprise people?: I have more than 50 Rubik’s cubes and I can solve them all. (I’m obsessed with them.)

What’s something no one in the office knows about you?: I have 39 tattoos (I can’t decide on my final 1)

Comfort Drink?: Whiskey Old Fashion Sweet

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