Funky Larry Jones is a 44-year radio legend with 28 years in the Houston market. Larry is currently the Host of the Top-Rated Afternoon Drive Program on KMJQ/MAJIC 102.1 FM.
Larry was born in Montgomery, Alabama and got his start in radio by reading three commercials at a local station, then getting the job. He also attended and graduated from Alabama State University.
Larry’s voice work includes, Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network, St. Jude Children Research Hospital, American Kidney Fund, Xfinity, Mattress Firm, Spec’s Spirit and Wines and Nephew Tommy from Steve Harvey Morning Show. His voice is also used in other Radio-One markets including St. Louis, Charlotte, Raleigh, Durham and Columbus.
Larry is associated with the Houston Astros, Star of Hope, Lieutenant House, City of Houston, Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, Sheriffs’ Association of Texas, 100 Black Men, Metropolitan Houston Chapter Inc., March of Dimes, and Disable Veteran of America.
Larry has received the Billboard Magazine’s Personality of the Year Award, NAACP Award of Merit, (BPCCA) Living Legend Award, and was nomination for the 2017 Texas Radio Hall of Fame, and many other honors. He has also interviewed notable figures such as President Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Steve Harvey, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Tyler Perry, Yolanda Adams, Bishop TD Jakes, Charlie Wilson and more.
KG Smooth was born and raised in Dayton, OH, the birthplace of funk music. The voice of “The Quiet Storm,” KG is a very multi-talented man. He can sing, dance, write, produce, vocal arrange, host and entertain. KG got his start in radio in the year 2000 in Cincinnati, OH at WIZF, 100.9 The Wiz, now 101.1 The Wiz, where he learned all he could and did the best at everything he did. He then moved on to Cleveland, OH, where he served as afternoon and midday host on heritage station 93.1 WZAK, where he was dubbed “a breath of fresh air” with his smooth delivery. After this time in Cleveland, KG then moved to Columbus, GA to do mid-days on WKZJ, K92.7, where he became a staple in the community. KG is now shaking up the airwaves in Houston! His mellifluous voice, charm, charisma and humility has already been recognized here in the city of Houston.