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HERB KENT TOAST & ROAST

Herb Kent presented with the 2010 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records, where he holds the record for longest running DJ Legendary DJ Herb Kent was honored with a roast & toast hosted by The Real Men Cook Charities at the South Shore Cultural Center.  Chicago radio personalities, politicians, corporate executives and fans showed up to pay tribute and celebrate  Herb Kent"The Cool Gent." The evening was also special as Herb Kent was inducted into the Guinness...

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Message from Montie said:

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I read his book several months ago and loved every minute of it, especially when he compared today's radio personalities to those in his crew.

Dionne Williams said:

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Hello Montie, I didnt realize how rich the history of Chicago radio industry was until this event. Also thanks for the info about the pictures on the other posts

Message from Montie said:

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I started taking interest in it earlier this year when I was at ICE theaters on 87th street, and there was a movie presented by WVON on black radio. That's when I devoured Herb Kent's book.

Message from Montie said:

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Hey, I see you figured out how to add the pics as a slideshow. You have to delete the other ones though because people won't click on the slideshow if they can just scroll down and see the same ones. I look forward to seeing your other events too. Welcome to ChicagoNow.com. I'm glad N'Digo joined.

MelC said:

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I missed the Roast...wish I coulda been there...

I even had a couple of 'roasts'...

Herb's been around sooooo long...he remembers being 3/5's of a man...

Herb's been in the radio business soooo long...Jack Gibson had a poster of Herb on his wall of heroes...and Gibson is deceased!

Dionne Williams said:

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LOL- MelC you should have been a roaster at the event- very funny

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