HIP HOP TALK WITH ” KOOL DJ RED ALERT ” CELEBRATING 35 YEARS ON RADIO

Biography

Kool DJ Red Alert is recognized and respected worldwide as one of the Founding Fathers of Hip-Hop Music and Culture. Red is considered an icon of Contemporary DJs and pioneer of the Radio Mixshow Format.

Below please find a brief list of some of Red’s many accomplishments.

• Named One of the 50 Most Influential People in Music by Rolling Stone Magazine.
• Founder of Violator Records and Management currently headed by Chris Lighty.
• Is honored with his own Exhibit at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio.
• Was a Major Catalyst and Influence in the career development of A Tribe Called Quest, Queen Latifah, The Jungle Brothers, Black Sheep, Fat Joe and numerous others.
• Was a Major Influence in the career development of various DJs including Funkmaster Flex, Kid Capri and DJ Enuff to name three.
• Has 6 Compilation Albums to his credit.
• Has a Street named after him on The Bronx Walk of Fame in New York City.

DJ Red Alert can currently be heard on 98.7 Kiss FM in New York City, The Sirius Satellite-XM Network in the United States and 92.5 Youth Radio in St Martin, which transmits to 10 different surrounding Caribbean Islands.