“The Only Brandi You’ll Ever Need In Your Morning's Brandi Browne reaches radio listeners unlike anyone else, and has over 30 years in the broadcast industry. Brandi’s has created a loyal following of listeners every Saturday morning from 7am to 10 am.Brandi Browne grew up in Louisiana and began her radio career after doing an internship at a local radio station. (KAPB) in Marksville, Louisiana); from there Brandi went to KTBS in Shreveport, Louisiana where she worked as an on the spot reporter/anchor. Brandi showcased her diversity by jumping over to KRMD the local country station in Shreveport, Louisiana and also as reporter at another country station in Alexandria, Louisiana (KRRV), Next to KTIZ Classic Rock and a midday radio personality, and then to KBCE as midday personality/and host of her own urban affairs program titled “Issues With Brandi Browne”. After a startling career in Louisiana she went on to Texas to work for KTCX as a midday personality/promotions director. Brandi later went to Cincinnati, Oh and worked for WMOJ aka” Mojo”. In 2003 she joined the Urban Radio Family as the midday personality and Music Director. In 2006 she was promoted to market program director of WIMX (Mix 95.7/ WJZE (Hot 97.3) Every Saturday morning from 7am to 10 am on RNB103 Brandi mixes music and talk, with the thought provoking statements like “The Thought of The Day”, Information that Empowers , Educate and Encourages women “Power Her Radio”, I look forward to sharing a lot with you every Saturday morning right here on RNB103 WHERE THE MUSIC PLAYS.
BROOKLYN ALEXANDER A small-town girl with a down-home flavor. A GA peach who loves all types of music, lives for the open road, a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, and an Atlanta Falcons fan, win or lose, through and through. My broadcast career has afforded me the wonderful opportunities to work in a variety of markets and formats, from country western in GA, jazz and R&B in North Augusta, R&B on the beaches of Charleston, SC, old school in the ATL, gospel, R&B, rock and classic oldies in the scenic vistas of Chattanooga, TN. But by far the most interesting was broadcasting for a radio station located in a trailer in a field owned by the legendary God Father of Soul, the incomparable James Brown! Photography. Promotions. Production. These are my passions. Spending middays with you on RNB103 makes my heart smile. See you on the radio! Remember, in all things, as the iconic poet Rumi says… “Let the beauty of what you love be what you do!”
Dwayne (EJ) McClain
The Brooklynite with Virgin Island roots started his radio career after graduating from ATS broadcast school in NYC. The V I provided the opportunity for Dwayne's first radio job at WSTX 97X, then on to WVIS-FM learning on-air delivery, programming, engineering & sales and working under renowned radio consultant Gary Burns who worked for Burkhart /Douglas radio consulting firm in Atlanta gave Dwayne a broader scope of eclectic, diverse music programming. Dwayne worked at various stations in the Virgin Islands FM99, Caribbean Q, were he served as Program Director & Operations Manager & he also had a brief stint working as a Sports Anchor at Channel 8 TV St Croix. Moving his talents stateside Dwayne worked at WJTT POWER 94 Chattanooga, WTLC POWER 105 Indianapolis, & WZAK Cleveland, then back to the V I where he worked on-air at Isle 95 FM, Sunny 99 FM & Caribbean Country. The dream of operating his own Internet Radio Station developed into an action-plan backed by Dwayne's best friend Rodney Christian Gilmore. They explored diversity in music, concepts, eclectic phases & audience demographics leading to the birth of RnB103.Net.
RnB103.Net where Old School Is Now New School.
Toni St. James
Toni St. James has enjoyed a lifetime of experiences in radio (including music and news programming, and commercial voice work), and also in public relations and legal advocacy. She began her radio career as a teenager and the youngest radio personality at that time in her hometown of St. Louis, MO. That career path led to radio stops in Edwardsville, IL, New Haven, CT, Lima, OH, and Memphis, TN.
Toni has worked in various radio formats R&B Top 40, and News. She has also worked with numerous musicians to promote their talents, which eventually led to her pursuing a law degree and becoming a practicing attorney– first in Memphis, and currently in Hawaii. She has provided her distinctive voice to the marketing of various products through radio, television, and videos.
An avid St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan, Toni is passionate about family, friends, and food (her favorite hobby is cooking for those she cares about). She also feels that she expresses best through music and most often has a song playing in her head. She looks forward to sharing enjoyable musical experiences with you on RNB103 Where The Music Plays
Yasmeen is Brooklyn born, Cali raised, V I rooted and musically engaged.
Recently introduced to Radio broadcasting by her Father, Rodney Gilmore and Dwayne (EJ) McClain Yasmeen has taken to "on-air" life like a fish to water. Her newfound passion has become learning to do her craft with poise & precision.
In her spare time, Yasmeen enjoys caring for her 6 dogs. (Yes, 6!!!) Przybilla (Poodle), Carrie (Terrier), Perci (Poodle), Imani, Kane & Able (Amer. Pit Bulls) keep me on her toes.
When not tending to the herd, Yasmeen enjoys reading self-help & romance novels.
When it comes to food, Yasmeen's true love, Yasmeen's current favorite restaurant is Mikasa (Thai).
Broadcasting & researching music artists from the past & present & "talking to ya…" is now Yasmeen's "new normal".
HERE'S A DJ THAT I LOOKED UP TO GROWING UP IN LAFAYETTE GARDENS PROJECTS(LG) IN BED STUY BKLYN. DJ RENZY!!!!!! @loface32 Renzy Was Definitely Quick With His Hands On The Set!!!! I Remember Later On In The Years After I Started DJ'in For Big Daddy Kane Me & Renzy Did A Party Somewhere He Was Watching Me Play & He Whispered To Me "BOY I DONE TAUGHT YOU TOO MUCH!!!" WHENEVER I SEE HIM OR TALK TO HIM HE ALWAYS SAY HOW PROUD HE IS OF ME!!!!! THAT MEANS THE WORLD TO ME BECAUSE I'M JUST CONTINUING THE TRADE THAT HE & SO MANY OTHERS FROM MY HOOD TAUGHT ME!!!!! LOVE U RENZY!!!!! #djmistercee50
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DJ Chips aka The Electric God, is an iconic DJ legend hailing from Brooklyn, New York. The beginning of Chips'
musical journey was his interest in audio sound systems in his late teens. He began his career in 1972, when his
friends alongside himself formed the first DJ group, The Grandmasters. He developed his DJ skills, picking up tricks
of the trade from other up and coming DJ's.
After the Grandmasters dissolved, Chips changed the name to FANTASIA in 1974. FANTASIA's debut was at the
legendary Jimmy's Jazz Club on 33rd West 52nd St. The original FANTASIA members were DJ Chips, Kool DJ
Dee, and Larry B filling out the MC role. After Kool Dee left to pursue a solo act, FANTASIA added Jimmy G-The
Everything Man and Action Jackson, Chief Engineer and architect of the FANTASIA sound system.
"The Electric God" title was given to him by one of his crew members, who observed how Chips was able to
electrify the crowd through the manipulation of the vast FANTASIA sound. Chips had total control of the sub-bass,midrange and highs, which resulted in the record sounding more hype than what it was. His smooth blend of funk,rock, R&B,and Jazz was an award-winning formula. Chips was known to be consistent at every gig for keeping thecrowds dancing.DJ Chips has performed with most of the premier DJs of that era: Grandmaster Flowers, Plummer, Pete DJ Jones,Ras Maboya, Dagger, Smith Bros, QJ Simpson, App Electrified Sounds, and Nu Sounds. These are all iconicnames of the many great DJ's hailing from Brooklyn, NY. Chip's held his own and proved why he is one of the bestand originals in the creation of Hip Hop.An epic moment in history was the battle against Brooklyn DJ icon Grandmaster Flowers. Highly respected, Chipsbelieves Flowers is the real Godfather of early hip hop and was honoured to have had the privilege of performingwith him. Chips and FANTASIA crew helped usher in the growing trend of Hip Hop. DJ Chips' last major gig withFANTASIA was at a venue with icons Love Bug Starski, Kool DJ Dee and DJ Hollywood at The Down Beat.All good things must come to an end and FANTASIA disbanded in 1980. Chips went on to pursue other interestsbut his passion, accomplishments and love of Hip Hop left him curious. He wanted to explore the real origins of HipHop and was brought back into the fold. He created a website devoted to the real origins of Hip Hop and uploadedhis event flyers, historical information and photographs from his time with FANTASIA. This sparked interest outsidethe United States and the Brooklyn Legend was reborn.DJ Chips has been interviewed twice from writers in Poland. One of his interviews is featured in Perth, Australia'sfirst hip hop magazine named Out Of Necessity. It was the launching of this magazine that brought DJ Chips out ofretirement, for a lecture in Australia and numerous other interviews with Albert Gaszowski (Old Schoolers Crew),Kylie De Vos (Rappfox), DJ Veeness (Australia) and Prime Minister Pete Nice of the Kool Rap duo 3rd BASS. Asalute and recognition of his history was a feature in the Italian and Middle East versions of ESQUIRE magazineand featured on radio stations RTRFM 92.1FM and Radio Fremantle 107.9FM.He has performed internationally in Perth and Melbourne, Australia and in the US including the annual West IndianDay Parade on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.With Chips' knowledge of music and how to move a crowd, he is the epitome of Hip Hop culture — The DJ.
Ken Spider Webb
Ken 'Spider' Webb is the morning radio personality for Soul Town  Sirius XM Channel 49 who was a very successful morning radio personality for radio stations WBLS and WRKS in New York City back in the 70's, 80's, and 90's. He was the primary reason that each station he worked for had the #1 Arbitron rated morning show during his tenure. He had the pleasure of working with other well-known New York personalities including Frankie Crocker, Hal Jackson, Chuck Leonard, Carol Ford, Jeff Foxx, Vaughn Harper, Yvonne Mobley, Chris Welch, Vy Higginsen, Lamar Renee, Mary Thomas, and Wendy Williams.
azz from the City (1985 - present) Though Ken “Spider” Webb will always treasure R&B classics like Barbara Lewis’ “Hello, Stranger” and The Fifth Dimension’s “One Less Bell to Answer,” he has also always loved jazz. “My mother and father were musical people,” he says. “They didn’t play, but they liked to listen to music. My mother and I would listen to music and see if we could distinguish the various instruments. Can you separate the violin in this piece here? Or the bass in this piece here? You start that and you begin to appreciate it.” But Webb’s love of jazz went beyond that. “Jazz, in the days when I grew to appreciate it, you dressed well,” he says. “You had to walk around with your wingtip cordovan shoes and horn-rimmed glasses. You had to be about something. You had to be somebody. You had to be going to school. You had to have a nice car. You couldn’t be like a hood or the girls wouldn’t want to talk to you. You couldn’t get to first base on a bunt.” It was that love of jazz that made Webb start his own company in 1985 to bring the music around the world with his show “Jazz from the City,” which he still occasionally records and archives on his website, kenwebb.com. “I started a global syndication company from studio in Wheatley Heights,” he says, “At one time, we had 136 stations in United States, Japan, the Philippines.” “A
J, Frank Nash
“Fast Frankie” is a nickname stemming from my time in the drum and Bugle corps activity in which I spent a large portion of my life as a performer, teacher and percussion arranger. Growing up in Brooklyn NY and being part of a family filled with varied musical tastes, I was exposed to many different genres of music which was only heightened as I continued my life's journey. I was very fortunate during my time in the world of pageantry to have performed and worked alongside some extremely knowledgeable musical minds from who I gained a ton of knowledge while being fortunate enough to be a part of 9 overall World Championships, including 7 percussion titles and winning 3 world championship snare drumming titles. All of these great things led to my induction into the World Drumcorps Hall of Fame in 2007. I also had the incredible experience of having a couple of my original compositions played on the field of competition.
My musical influences span from Count Basie, Nat King Cole, Max Roach, Miles Davis and Ella all the way through to Rakim, Biggie, Dr Dre and beyond. I could probably fill up a page with the names that have influenced what I do. I would, however, be remiss if I didn't especially mention Chick Corea (RIP), Herbie Hancock and Billy Cobham who hold a particularly special place in my musical heart,
I am honored to be part of the RNB 103,net family and my hope is that my music will bring a smile to your face, make you tap your feet or want to get on up and shake your groove thing
J, Frank Nash