Funky Larry Jones & Ali Siddiq
About Funky Larry Jones & Ali Siddiq
Funky Larry Jones is a 48-year Radio Legend with 30+ years in the Houston Market and is currently the Host of the Top Rated Afternoon Drive Program on KMJQ/MAJIC 102.1 alongside longtime comedian Ali Siddiq!
A graduate of Alabama State University, Larry also served as a Drum Major for the Mighty Marching Hornets Band and also played French and Baritone Horns for the University Symphonic Band.
The voice of Funky Larry Jones has been associated with the Star of Hope, Lieutenant House, Houston Astros, City of Houston, Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, Sheriffs’ Association of Texas, Joe Myers Ford, Direct Energy, Xfinity Comcast, Specs, Honey Bake Hams, Boston Scientific, Community Of Faith and the Greater PureLight Church.
Larry’s voice can also be heard nationally in Detroit, St. Louis, Raleigh Durham and Columbus, Ohio, plus the Oprah Winfrey Network, St. Jude Children Research Hospital and the American Kidney Fund.
In 2021, he was awarded the Humanitarian Music Award for 2021 by Sugar Babee and was honored by SME as one of the Top 20 Influential Professionals & Entrepreneurs. He's also has received the Billboard Magazine Personality of the Year Award and is set to be inducted into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame.
Siddiq, a native Houstonian has appeared on Comedy Central, BET and more throughout his career.
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