Chuck Chillout began his illustrious career on 98.7 Kiss FM in 1982, and never looked back, becoming well-known beyond just the radio scene. He has toured with Public Enemy to sold out performances, spun at high-profile venues, and serves on the board of the Universal Hip Hop Museum. As one of the pioneer DJs in Hip Hop and R&B, Chuck Chillout has introduced the world to some of the biggest hits from icons such as Run DMC, Public Enemy, LL Cool J, Salt-N-Pepa and Slick Rick, while remaining a mainstay in the industry with many accolades to his credit.
He talks about the early days of hip hop and its progression all the way to present day.
“When we first started they thought we were crazy”