WHUT 91.9 FM was established in 1995 using the call letters "WHUT" in New York City when Hip Hop music was in fashion. The station has carried various programming through out the years from Religious to House Music, Freestyle, Disco and Local Spanish programming. Today the station continues to carry an all-Spanish program. In 1988 WHUT's former call letter were WLES in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, Then WJQR in 1990, it has always been on the same frequency since 1988.
Antonio Garcia Lopez (1943-1995) was a Puerto Rican who escaped from jail seven times. Accused of the murder of his wife, Garcia Lopez was a native of Lares. He was much better known as Tono Bicicleta. He was nicknamed that because he never owned a car, his favorite means of transportation was a bicycle. Garcia Lopez became a legend almost by accident. According to popular legend (and police investigation), one day during the middle 1960s, he caught his wife Gloria Soto, cheating on him. Garcia Lopez/Bicicleta shot her to death, or killed her with a "machte" and was later sentenced to life in jail. Garcia Lopez/Bicicleta then began his legendary escapes from jail. He became part of Puerto Rico's lore during the 1970s because of the apparent ease he had in escaping. Each of his escapes was well documented on newspapers such as El Nuevo Dia and El Vocero, and on the different television news shows. During that decade, a song (La Bicicleta de Tono, or (Tonio Bicicleta) and a movie about him were released in 1987, Kidnapped Diana Perez Lebron, killing her boyfriend Luis Rodriguez. Diana Perez Lebron stayed with the fugitive for eight years and was beside him at the time of his final capture. During the time he was a fugitive, the elusive Toņo Bike faced policemen, neighbours and relatives, who were trying to capture him as he. "The hatred of El chota ", a phrase that many said he took as a tattoo, drove him to kill his stepfather and his uncle in 1987. The last episode of this drama police took place at the District Bartolo Castaņer in the town of Lares. Garcia Lopez worked on the farm of Domingo Ruiz collecting coffee. A confidant told the police that Garcia Lopez would be working on the farm during the early hours of November 29, 1995 In 1983, Garcia Lopez/Bicicleta escaped for the seventh and last time. That time, he was able to stay on the loose for 12 years before being caught. When he was caught in 1995, in a confusing incident, he was shot to death by police, when the agent, Luis Rosa Merced propinó promt them shot Gargia in the genitals. Garcia Lopez/Bicicleta's legend is still alive in Puerto Rico. Many argue that Garcia Lopez/Bicicleta had to have people help him with food and other basic necessity items in order for him to survive as an escapee for so long, suggesting then, that Garcia Lopez was probably loved and admired by many in Puerto Rico. At the funeral attended by about 3000 people to see the corpse of the most famous Puerto Rican fugitive in the last decades of the twentieth century. In 1975 a 12" LP was released on the Vacilon record label which was a comedy skid on the life style of Tonio Bicicleta and the song about him