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Rob G The General

Rob G The General was the mixing genius inside the Madd Hatta Morning Show (2004-2020) on KBXX-FM 97.9 The Box and morning show host of The Boom Juice Crew (2015-17) on KROI Boom 92. Also known as The General because of his military background. Rob G started DJing at the age of 15 doing Sweet 16 parties and sock hops for Dallas area high schools. Rob G began his his career in radio at Hampton University. After transferring to Prairie View A&M he had a highly rated mix show on KPVU before joining the US Navy. Rob G joined the Box as an overnight DJ in 2002, where he quickly got lots of attention for his live mixing talents and great on-air personality. He was then given the opportunity to host his own Live Mix show on Fridays and Saturday nights. Rob G’s mix shows took off and landed him a part-time slot on the Madd Hatta Morning show and then in 2004 he was promoted to full-time morning show mixer and talent. He has created numerous mix features including “When I Ruled The World Mix”, “Link the Mix” on Thursday’s and the “Star Wars Mix” on Friday. He was named the 2003 Mix Show DJ of the year. Rob G has DJ’d parties for several celebrities including Beyonce, Jay-Z, Diddy, Kevin Hart, Jamie Foxx, Erykah Badu, the Houston Astros, the Houston Texan and Houston Rockets. He has also been flown in to DJ events across the United States and internationally to Barbados, Cancun, Italy, and Cabos San Lucas. In 2015 Rob G earned the opportunity to host his own morning show on Boom 92 a Classic Hip Hop. Rob G is a member of the Ft. Bend Church and enjoys traveling with his wife, son and daughter, playing basketball and adding to his vast amount of music. Rob G is a Charter Member of The Go DJ’s and has been included in the Who’s who in Black Houston publications 2007-2016.


Amir Diamond

Amir Diamond is an Actor and Multi-Media Personality from Houston, TX and can be heard making waves in the afternoons on The Vibe, powered by KTSU 90.9 FM Radio! Amir began his broadcasting career in 2011, bringing light to the city on 97.9 The Box and RadioNow 92.1. His passion for music and mass communications grew after watching both of his parents flourish with successful careers in the entertainment industry. He’s the son of Kandi Eastman and MC Spice (“The Wendy Williams Experience”) but has grasped the hearts of his own following through his uplifting energy, viral interviews and captivating conversations. Cool Fact: His dedication and tenacity lead Beyonc√© Knowles-Carter to nicknaming him “The Hustler!”


Michele McKnight

Michele McKnight has worked in communications for over 12 years with a heavy concentration in broadcast. Her experience has stemmed with Hot AC, Top 40, Alternative, Urban AC and Hip Hop formatted stations in Houston, San Antonio, Peoria, Milwaukee, Prairie View and Lake Charles. In addition to Michele’s time on the airwaves – she has also served as a correspondent who leveraged a platform to create an opportunity for musicians and singers in Texas to perform on Daytime television during her time with KABB Fox 29 in San Antonio. Through the years she has been privileged to work with brands like Dodge, Jordin Sparks’ Ambition line, League of Young Voters, San Antonio River Authority, Robert Graham, The Chris Paul Foundation, Houston Texans, Martell, Jack Daniels and more. Empowering women and creating a safe space for them to share their stories is one of the most important missions driving Michele in the work she does. “Sometimes artistic expression is more therapeutic than just words. It helps women vocalize their fears, needs, wants and desires, while nurturing a confidence to be more articulate and assertive in their own lives.” In an effort to manifest a platform to nurture that influence, Michele founded “Beats and Baddies” in 2018, which is a movement powered through music, poetry and other creative expressions. Life is pretty funny and it’s crazy how things have a way of coming full circle. Just 6 months ago, Michele was referencing her radio influences, in an article with the All Access’ column, “Women to Watch” where she referenced both Madd Hatta and Shelly Wade… and now here she is working with both on the all new Vibe powered by KTSU 90.9 FM. Michele believes that music and entertainment provide a euphoric release from everyday life and she is looking forward to contributing to the necessary energy in her new home, The Vibe.


Steve Nice

Steve Nice is the best in the business. Period. Spending the last two decades holding down #1 rated mix shows in various markets, TV appearances on BET, ESPN, MTV, and VH1, featured articles in The Source, XXL, and Vibe Magazines, concert tours, and weekly club venues (and currently the Mainstage DJ for the Essence Festival in the Superdome in New Orleans) he keeps a busy schedule. He is a true media STAR! catch him on DFW’s number one radio station K104 twice a day, 7 days a week, and Mon-Thur on the DL Hughley Radio Show (60 markets including New York, Baltimore/DC, Detroit, Seattle and Cleveland) and more!


Nakia Cooper

Nakia Cooper, The Vibe’s News and Digital Media Coordinator, is president of the Houston Association of Black Journalists, an adjunct online journalism professor at Texas Southern University and owner of NewsWithAttitude.com.

This multi-award winning journalist, digital and social media expert proudly served as the first African American person to manage a digital media department at a Houston television news station (CW39 Houston). Prior to that, Cooper was in leadership as senior web producer at both KHOU 11 News (CBS) and KPRC 2 (NBC). Over the last decade, Cooper has helped solidify team wins for her web departments, boasting an Emmy, two Edward R. Murrow, three Associated Press and two Lone Star Press Awards for outstanding digital coverage.

Cooper is also co-founder of Sister 2 Sistah, a mentoring organization for young women of color. For her charity work, Cooper has received a proclamation from Congresswoman Sheila Jackson-Lee and a letter of recognition from Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick.


CONTACT US

Ernest Walker
KTSU The Choice and The Vibe General Manager ernest.walker@tsu.edu

Madd Hatta
Content Director madd.hatta@vibehouston.com

Holly Charles
Marketing & Community Engagement Director holly.charles@vibehouston.com

An’Gelle Sylvester
Data Analyst & Office Administrator angelle.sylvester@tsu.edu

Harrison “Radio Richh” Richmond
Music & Production Assistant harrison.richmond@ktsuradio.com

Swanye “Signature” Smith
Video & Editing Producer Swanye.Smith@vibehouston.com