triad dj profile

by Ryan Snyder


Name: Jerome Pearson

DJ Handle: Rome

Catch me on: WUAG 103.1FM

Show title: “Rome’s Wake Up Show”

Show time: Tuesdays 7 a.m.-9 a.m.

Request line: 336.334.5450

What I play: Alternative/old-school hip-hop and R&B

What you’ll hear: The Roots, Eric B & Rakim, Common, Black Star, etc.

Why I play it: This style of hip hop/R&B is rarely presented, as it should be, on commercial radio. A good starter album: Lupe Fiasco — Food and Liquor

Favorite thing about being a DJ: Breaking in new music to the listeners.

Got in the game: Three years ago

How I got started: I was told about the radio station, so I went there and applied for a show.

Favorite bands: Outkast, Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Wale, Kid Cudi


I’d like to add: Tune in to the show and don’t hesitate to call up the station!