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Our Illustrious Members




Radio Personality Dinahlynn Biggs is the Chicago Chapter President of the National Black Radio Hall of Fame. 


Legendary Radio Personality Dinahlynn Biggs has been in radio since 1975. Starting at Vee-Jay Records with Vivian Carter in Chicago.  As of 2020 Radio Personality Dinahlynn Biggs is the first black female radio station  owner in the state of Indiana. Operating the Biggs Radio Network as WDLB-DB : Biggs Radio Station with network affiliates Soul Radio 51 out of Philadelphia.  On Chicago’s radio for many years on WOSD Radio Operating from the legendary Regal Theatre.


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Larry Jenkins, New Vice President of the Chicago-Indiana Chapter of the National Black Radio Hall of Fame,  
Chicago native now in Gary, IN, Larry is known as the the Prime Minister of the Blues.  Starting his radio career in Chicago at the first black owned station WVON, owned by Pervis Spann who was his mentor.  He has worked in all aspects of radio as engineer, producer and promoter of major events in the Midwest.  As of date Larry can be heard on AM 1370 WLTH Radio in Gary, IN with the hottest Blues show in the Midwest.  Additionally, Larry honorable serves as 3rd Vice State of Indiana Commander of the Sons of Amvets 




DJ Rick Party.  Chicago Chapter Member.


30 year Chicago Radio Veteran now has a radio career with Westwood One as Host of the Rick & Sasha Show ; he, also broadcasts on ESPN as the Voice of Sports Center at 6pm; Rick formerly established Rick Party Media.  






Delano Curtis Randle, Sr., is known on-air in Chicago as D. Curtis Randle. A member of the radio community for 15 years. His first radio job was with community radio station WSSD-FM in Chicago, IL in 1977, as a teenager in between his studies at South Shore H.S.  After graduation, he interned at WCSU-FM on the campus of Central State University in Wilberforce, OH in 1978. He re-discovered his passion for the music in Dallas, TX working for KFCD-AM (2006-07) as the host of “The Rejoice 990 Morning Show”.  After moving back home to Chicago, he became owner of OuterDrive Media.  Hosting “The D Curtis Randle Show” (2010 – current) which aired on WYCA-FM in Hammond, IN, Ultimate Praise Radio, Urban Broadcast Media, Future Vision Entertainment’s ClubSteppin.com and its current home RayNealMedia.com, WBML-DB during his current 12-year run.  WKCR-DB, WLUL-DB & WARK-DB in Chicago, IL.





Joe "Dynamax" Roberts, a Bronx New Yorker, is an Recording Artist, DJ, MC, and Producer. Dynamax started his music career in 1994 and since has toured 30 countries, done dozens of collaborations, signed to Universal France & sold Millions of records Worldwide. While residing in Europe Dynamax worked with the U.S. Embassy’s A.R.S Division under President George W. Bush & President Barack Obama Administration’s as the Cultural Specialist Hip Hop Ambassador. Dynamax has also been given the name of "Hip Hop Ambassador" from the founding Father of Hip Hop Kool DJ Herc, not only for his International Hip Hop Career but his knowledge of the Elements and teachings of the Culture. While living in Paris Dynamax was also a radio personality for 88.2 Generation  FM for many years and as of 2020 a founding personality  on WDLB-DB Biggs Radio Station.  The weekly edition of the "Live from New York" show brings the Elements of Hip Hop together from around the world all in one show & teaches the Culture to a whole new generation. Dynamax continues music collaborations with artists worldwide.



Lonnie Givens, Sr. is a Chicago songwriter Artist and Producer since 1991. Known worldwide for his dedication to Blues and community service worldwide.  Performing hits taking the charts by storm and spending a lot of time working with the radio Producer’s and Promoter’s in the music industry. 










Royce Glamour ~ Chicago Chapter Member.


Royce, a former singer who grew up on Chicago's tumultuous South.  He took the first step to implementing this vision by creating a talent showcase in his own namesake, calling it the Royce Glamour Show, which continues on local access television over 20 years since its debut. It also helped spawn the Royce Glamour Radio Show, a venture Royce has nurtured with producer, entrepreneur and long-time friend Donald Blair. The duo has graced the internet airwaves with social commentary and classic hits since 2013, enjoying a successful run on the former Urban broadcast Media between 2015 and 2019 before moving to iHeart Podcast Radio. Royce is a community activism based on both his desire to make a positive difference among young people and his passion for Show business as his voice is heard worldwide.



Marvelous Marvin of Gary, Indiana, is a longtime Gary, Indiana radio personality, engineer, producer and creator if the Gospel Sunrise radio show. The show with it's many guest has been running for decades. His voice in the Gospel community is everlasting with top of the line Gospel shows to the community. Additionally, Marvin has been reporting and covering events, news stories and sports. He can be heard on the airwaves at AM 1370 WLTH Radio in Gary, IN.


Carrie Roberts. Over 20 years as a 3rd Generation in the Bar & a 4 star Restaurant Business in Nebraska.  Carrie started a night club in early 2000 booking live music entertainment as well as comedians. She found a love for the entertainment business. Some years later, asked by friends to manage their music careers. Working in radio as management, marketing, commercialist and promotions since the inception of WDLB-DB Indianapolis Biggs Radio Station. Carrie started oMo Entertainment Management LLC, managing Hip Hop and RnB artists as well as a international Rock band. Currently Managing The Hip Hop Ambassador MC & DJ Dynamax Roberts. 


Alvin Washington Jr., Radio Production News/ Talk/ DJ/ Radio Personality. 
One of the youngest to enter the Chicago Radio in market in 1989 as a production director to his present-day role as one of the leading music/talk voices in morning drive. Washington served as production director during WJPC/Chicago's last years (1992-94) and has also made stops in Cape Girardeau and Chillicothe, MO; Mason City and Washington, IA; along with McCook, NE. His voice has also been featured as a sports public address announcer at the high school, college and professional levels, including parts of 11 seasons with the Harlem Ambassadors. Washington presently enjoys a prominent role as morning drive host and executive producer at Biggs Radio Station (WDLB-DB/Indianapolis). Washington is a Chicago native with a stint in New Orleans where he graduated high school.



Attorney and Broadcaster Zulu Ali.  Chicago Chapter Member.


1590 WCGO in Chicago. 1400 KSHP in Las Vegas. 1490 WWPR in Tampa, Florida
KCAA 102.3 FM, 106.5 FM and 1050 AM, Redlands, California.  GAB Radio Network


Attorney Ali is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of 10 Nubian Queens & 5 Kings
Media; a media production company, producing radio, film, and music.  He was born and raised in Shelbyville, Tennessee, and  is an attorney, broadcaster, media executive, and activist. Attorney Ali earned a Juris Doctorate (law degree) from Trinity International University; a masters in business (M.B.A.) and administration of justice from University of Phoenix; a liberal arts degree with an emphasis in African Studies from Regents College through a consortium with Tennessee State University; and police certification 


(P.O.S.T.) from the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy; and is a doctorate scholar of business at California Southern University.




DJ First Lady Khris Hutchinson.  Chicago Chapter Member .


International/Pioneering DJ House Music Artist, DJ Hall of Fame; Billboard Award Winning Radio MD/APD.  Program Director as SG1 Soul; former iHeart Media Chicago.  Radio/TV Personality, BMI Member.





Shanstella Barnes.  Stella Bee On Air.  Chicago Chapter Member.

Radio Co-Host.  Public Speaker, Aspiring Author,  Accountant Supporting Arts Management for Social Service Organizations and is an Auxiliary Board Member.










"Drew" Williams 95.1 The Voice.  Chicago Chapter Member.

Chicago Native Drewsean "Drew" Williams has been in the Radio Industry since 2001 when he began his career as a student radio personality at Kennedy King College.  He received his Associates in Applied Science in Radio and TV Broadcasting.  His broadcasting career has lead him to tenures at the Chicago Division of IHeart Media and the Indianapolis division of Urban One Media (formerly Radio One).  Drew is also a Voice Over Talent and has become a signature voice for several radio stations and various campaigns.  He has been a spoken word artist, a features reporter and in 2017, he officially became an author with his first book "Authentic Words".  He is currently a Creative Services Director at The Voice of 95.1 Chicago and an instructor at the Illinois Media School located in Chicago.



Karen Williams.  Chicago Chapter Member.  Co-Host of the Ride Home WTSS Gary/Chicago the sound of soul.

Online Station WTSS www.thesoundofsoul.net .  Steve and Karen Williams M-W-F they are live from 2pm to 6pm.  All live request may be called in to 708-979-6313.










"Smooth" Steve Williams.  Chicago Chapter Member.

Online Station WTSS www.thesoundofsoul.net .  Steve and Karen Williams M-W-F they are live from 2pm to 6pm.  All live request may be called in to 708-979-6313.























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