Darrel was born in Los Angeles, Calif. His first job in radio was as an intern at KKTT, Los Angeles in 1978. He then went on to intern at 1580 KDAY in 1979 to 1980. Darrel was hired on as the Traffic Assistant/Continuity Director in 1981. In 1983 Darrel was an Account Executive at 1580 KDAY for 2 years. After leaving radio to pursue a career in the Financial Industry Darrel took on a part-time weekend job at KWIZ/KMAX radio in Los Angeles.
Artist of The Month
G.I. (God’s Image) has been building a Gospel fan base over the past few years via two self-released albums and singles that have garnered Gospel radio play. Indeed their recent single “Pray & Don’t Worry” has hit the Gospel radio Top Ten. With a cutting-edge “Urban Gospel” sound, G.I. is part of an emerging new generation of Gospel artists and has already garnered Stellar and Dove nominations. Winning, the new album by G.I., is their Shanachie debut release. It includes their hit single “Pray & Don’t Worry,” their new single “So Good” as well as a slickly produced selection of new songs, including the moving inspirational ballad “In Love With You,” featuring guest vocalist Keke Wyatt, which is destined to be a favorite “wedding song.”