KDKS Shreveport Program Director was in Dallas recently to see daughter Ashley Kimbrae perform at the House of Blues. Quinn Echols began his radio career in Dallas and was one of the youngest full time air personalities in the country. He has also worked in Montgomery, Myrtle Beach and Columbia, SC. While Echols is on the radio scene, Kimbrae is a rising R&B star!! Look out for Kimbrae to have a major deal real soon!
This year’s Los Magnificos Custom Car, Bike Show and Concert hosted by 97.9 The Box last weekend was dubbed the largest of its kind in the south. Held at the Reliant Center, the event is still trending locally in the market. The car show helped to raise funds for the Houston Food Bank. A “flagship” promotion for the station, over 650 cars were featured with an attendance of over 25,000. In addition to cars, the show featured local and national talent.
Patti Labelle says she still loves Houston despite having to testify for her body guard who was recently found not guilty of assault. Labelle’s bodyguard Efrem Holmes faced misdemeanor assault charges for allegedly striking an intoxicated, Richard King, a 23-year-old West Point Cadet, had a blood-alcohol level of point 2.8 — triple the legal limit. King approached LaBelle’s limousine outside Bush airport in 2011. Witnesses testified that King shouted racial slurs at Labelle and punched her son before the bodyguard took action.