Johnny “Koolout” Starks
The radio veteran and son of Chicago, Has an extensive resume that has taken him through many platforms entertaining, informing, engaging and creating. From Ebony/Jet magazine’s bachelor of the year to TV and film roles in “Nothing Like the Holidays”, “Godfather of Green Bay”, “Barbershop”, “I got the hook up 2”, plus many more. Koolout’s credits stretch in front and behind the camera as he has worked with Sharon King casting and productions for years on such films as “Spiderman”, “Of Boys To Men”, “Roll Bounce” just to name a few. With a degree in Radio Broadcasting and communication Koolout who began radio in college at Kennedy King colleges on the air waves of the infamous 89.3 WKKC. From there his professional radio career started in promotions and lead him to become afternoon drive personality and midday’s in various markets. His style of humor, information, artistry and down to earth personality along with his work ethic is one of the reason this young talent keeps busy traveling and working with various artist and industry professionals on many platforms. Nine times out of ten, you’ve saw his face on TV or films or ran across his personality hosting various events across the country or maybe heard his infectious laugh and voice on the radio. If you haven’t had the pleasure to make the acquaintance of one of the coolest guys around well just wait because I’m sure you’ll eventually meet Johnny “Koolout” Starks. So even if life is sitting heavy on your shoulders, just take the advice of Koolout and you’ll fare well my friends.
“When life puts to much on your plate, don’t stress, KOOLOUT….”
AFTERNOON DRIVE 3PM TO 7PM
SATURDAYS THE BASEMENT 9PM TO MIDNIGHT