Famous Black Radio Personalities

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 1 Patrice O'Neal

Patrice O'Neal
Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: December 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: November 29, 2011

 2 Randy Jackson

Randy Jackson
Famous As: Bassist
Birthdate: June 23, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Randy Jackson started his career playing bass guitar for various artists, He then started his stint as a producer with Columbia and MCA Records. He is best known for his appearance as a judge on American Idol. He has also been the executive producer of America's Best Dance Crew.

 3 D.L. Hughley

D.L. Hughley
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 4 Larry Elder

Larry Elder
Famous As: Radio Host
Birthdate: April 27, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

 5 Michael Winslow

Michael Winslow
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 6, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Spokane, Washington, USA

 6 Wynton Marsalis

Wynton Marsalis
Famous As: Trumpeter
Birthdate: October 18, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

 7 Mumia Abu-Jamal

Mumia Abu-Jamal
Famous As: Journalist, Activist
Birthdate: April 24, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia
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 8 Claudia Jordan

Claudia Jordan
Famous As: Actor, Model, Television actor
Birthdate: April 12, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Providence

 9 Yolanda Adams

Yolanda Adams
Famous As: Gospel singer
Birthdate: August 27, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA

Initially a schoolteacher, four-time Grammy-winning contemporary gospel singer Yolanda Adams rocked the Billboard charts with her debut full-length single Just As I Am. She was also part of the Tony-nominated team that created the original score of the Broadway musical SpongeBob SquarePants. She has also penned a book on Christian life.

 10 Donnell Rawlings

Donnell Rawlings
Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: December 6, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

 11 Funkmaster Flex

Funkmaster Flex
Famous As: Disc jockey, Rapper
Birthdate: August 5, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, New York, United States

 12 Fatman Scoop

Fatman Scoop
Famous As: Rapper and radio personality and hip-hop promoter best known for his hit song Be Faithful and for hosting the Full Throttle Radio Worldwide podcast.
Birthdate: August 6, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 13 Ramsey Lewis

Ramsey Lewis
Famous As: Radio personality, Jazz musician, Pianist
Birthdate: May 27, 1935
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago

 14 Corey Holcomb

Corey Holcomb
Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: June 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 15 Petey Greene

Petey Greene
Famous As: Radio personality, Disc jockey
Birthdate: January 23, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: January 10, 1984

 16 Armstrong Williams

Armstrong Williams
Famous As: TV host has hosted a daily radio show, and hosts a nationally syndicated television program called The Armstrong Williams Show
Birthdate: February 5, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Marion, South Carolina, United States

 17 Komla Dumor

Komla Dumor
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: 1972 AD
Birthplace: Accra
Died: January 18, 2014

Ghanaian journalist and BBC World News anchor Komla Dumor had soared to fame with his program Focus on Africa. Grandson of Philip Gbeho, who had composed the Ghanaian national anthem, Dumor boasted of a Harvard degree. New African magazine named him one of the 100 most influential Africans of 2013.

 18 Karine Le Marchand

Karine Le Marchand
Famous As: Television host
Birthdate: August 16, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nancy, France

 19 Francis Bebey

Francis Bebey
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: July 15, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
Died: May 28, 2001

 20 DJ Fresh

DJ Fresh
Famous As: DJ, Television producer
Birthdate: September 15, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Botswana

 21 Cleo Ice Queen

Cleo Ice Queen
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: June 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lusaka, Zambia

 22 Kojo Nnamdi

Kojo Nnamdi
Famous As: Host of The Kojo Nnamdi Show ,The Politics Hour on WAMU and the Evening Exchange
Birthdate: January 8, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: St. Cuthbert's Mission, Guyana

 23 Jessica Opare-Saforo

Jessica Opare-Saforo
Famous As: Media personality
Birthdate: April 29, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ghana

 24 Amina Abdi Rabar

Amina Abdi Rabar
Famous As: TV Presenter, Radio Presenter
Birthdate: June 28, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya

 25 Gaetano Kagwa

Gaetano Kagwa
Famous As: Actor, Radio presenter
Birthdate: June 22, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kampala, Uganda

 26 Ian Beckles

Ian Beckles
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: July 20, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 27 Valerie Bemeriki

Valerie Bemeriki
Famous As: Propagandist
Birthdate: 1955 AD
Birthplace: Rutshuru, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 28 Diana Nabatanzi

Diana Nabatanzi
Famous As: Radio personality
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Uganda

 29 Joey Muthengi

Joey Muthengi
Famous As: Media personality, Actress
Birthdate: August 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kijabe, Kenya

 30 Jackie Lumbasi

Jackie Lumbasi
Famous As: Media personality
Birthdate: 1979 AD
Birthplace: Kitale, Kenya

 31 Kantano Habimana

Kantano Habimana
Famous As: Radio personality, Criminal
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Rwanda
Died: 1998 AD