triad dj profile

by Ryan Snyder


DJ handle: Kyle Santillian “The 5-Foot Phenomenon,” “The Five Foota,” and “The Shortest Damn Man in the Triad” Catch me on: 102 JAMZ Show: “The Wild Out Wake Up Show” Showtime: 6 a.m. – 10 a.m. Request line: 680-1021 or 730-1021 What I play: Hip-hop music What you’ll hear: Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, TI, Gucci Mane, etc. Why I play it: Because at JAMZ, we play the hottest, most requested hip-hop songs of today. Best thing about my job: I love the interaction with our audience. When people say they love waking up to my show, it’s the best feeling in the world! How I got started: I started out as an intern at 102 JAMZ and worked my way up. I started with weekends and promotions to doing nights on-air to the morning show. Years of service: In total, 10 years, but six-and-a-half on the morning show. Favorite artists: The Roots, Common, De La Soul, Redman, Wu-Tang, Jay-Z, Nas, Biggie, Tribe called Quest, etc. Website: is my personal site and is my non-profit. MC work: I host parties on the weekends; Friday night at the Renaissance Nightclub and Saturday night at Lotus Lounge, both in downtown Greensboro. I’d like to add: I just want to thank everyone in the Triad that has ever listened to me on air or attended a party or show that I have hosted over the years. If you get a chance, check out my site for updates. I update it with everything from up-to-date news blogs, podcast, Ustream feeds or just anything I feel like putting on it! Also, you can always reach out to me on Facebook at or follow me on Twitter at (@Santillian), I would love to hear from everyone!