Born in Kingston, Jamaica and bred in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, Chubb Rock -- known for his authoritative and nimble flow, as well as an imposing frame -- was a key rap artist of the late '80s and early '90s. He attended Brown University but abandoned his pre-med studies in favor of a music career.
Da Brat was one of the first of a new breed of hard-edged female MCs to hit the hip-hop scene during the '90s. Although sexuality was certainly part of her image, it wasn't as important to her as it was to Lil' Kim or Foxy Brown; instead, Da Brat made her name as a tough, profane rhymer whose hardcore attitude and lyrical skills were never in doubt.
Jeff Johnson has contributed commentary and analysis about issues related to race, politics, popular culture and socio-economics for a litany of top tier media outlets that include CNN, Fox News, BET and The Dr. Phil Show. He continues to provide weekly commentary on the nationally syndicated Rickey Smiley Morning Show tackling issues on politics, entertainment and social policy issues for its 8 million listeners.
On The National Syndicated Rickey Smiley Morning Radio Show, Rock-T is the show's sports editor, known for his mischievous "Jokes of the Day" and other playful antics. Rocky began his career as a pro baseball player with the New York Mets. After 4 years in Professional Baseball, he transitioned to Dallas radio where he contributed #1 On-Air Ratings on K104fm & 97.9 The Beat in every Time Slot: Morning Drive, Mid Days, Afternoon Drive and Nights.
“Special” K. Douglas Comedian / Writer / Radio Personality www.koolkidkomedy.com @specialk913 on Twitter and Instagram Karl "Special" K. Douglas holds it down daily since 2008 on the nationally syndicated Rickey Smiley Morning Show; the funniest and fastest growing morning show in the country. His evil genius comedic bits are heard daily by millions in dozens of the affiliate markets, and according to social media is responsible for causing drivers have fender benders and office workers to ruin keyboards with from spitting out coffee and juice! He also serves as the comedy writer for the morning show.
For 22 years, Gary's inimitable style has made him one of radio's standout personalities, ''Honey". His ever-popular "Colour of the Day", fashion reports, flawless entertainment news and celebrity gossip (which Gary calls "Da Tea") are can't-miss features for Rickey Smiley Show listeners and now Dish Nation viewers. Gary began his career at KJMZ/Dallas, starting as a frequent call-in listener, ultimately becoming a co-host on the station's "Russ Parr Morning Show"
Rickey Smiley is the host of the nationally syndicated radio program, "The Rickey Smiley Morning Show" and CEO of Breakwind Entertainment. He is known for having made millions laugh for over 27 years.
He has proven that his love for music has made him one of the best in the broadcast industry, receiving Billboard Magazine’s 1999 Air Personality of the Year Award. Outside of radio, some other things that Lenny has a love for is acting, cross-country skiing, playing tennis and encouraging children to pursue their dreams.