I NEVER knew what they meant when they said once radio is in your blood you can never stop. Sh…, I stopped being on the air 9 years ago and I have NEVER missed it. I like it from this end MUCH, MUCH better. But I have to give credit to someone who have been doing it for 60 years… GOOD LAWD…
Known for his love of Cadillacs and cowboy hats, Kent exudes a youthful charm as he shares stories of the artists he features on the urban adult station. In many cases they are friends.
Kent twice squared off against Obama on the “Battle of the Best,” a staple of Kent’s seven-hour Sunday broadcasts. Obama both times charmed his way to land slide wins as the two lobbied for votes for dueling R&B artists.
Herb Kent, radio’s ‘Cool Gent,’ still tops at 80 — chicagotribune.com.