DJ. Romell Chilly C a Dusable (Chicago) city native, started Djing at family gatherings and house parties here in his hometown back in 1984. Inspired by his cousin Ernie Singleton, former president of black music sales at Warner Brothers records. Also inspired by DJs like Farley Jackmaster Funk, Scott Smokin' Sills, Pink House, Walter Get Down Brown & Brian Frazier just to name a few.
Romell got his start in radio and production around 1986 when he met up with DJ. Lloyd Dev at Percy L. Julian high school. Lloyd introduced Romell to a radio station known as Chicago's Power House WKKC 89.3 FM. From there his first mix tape was submitted to Program Director Mr. James Kelly. From 1986-1989 Romell was a one of the star members of the young people's radio network. He graduated and became a host/mixer of WKKC's Friday Night Audio. Romell was often complemented by many for his announcing voice. He was invited to sit in and co-host with Frankie Lay & Romoneski Love on a major black orientated station WGCI in Chicago. Romell also filled in on Pink House's popular Hip-Hop show Rap house, Bobby Que Bobby's Sunday House Show and many other shows on WKKC. From 1992-1998 Romell went on to host his own show called the Saturday Dance Diversion on St. Xavier University's Radio Station WXAV 88.3 in Chicago. It was later named "The Show". Here he produced live on air Hip-HOP & House music sets. He featured/produced DJs from Chicago like, DJ J.R. Jam, DJ J.M. 3, DJ Master C., Rock Da House Rod, Quick Mix Mike, DJ Disco, DJ Disco Dean, Smooth B. and many more.
From 1996 to 2005 Romell Chilly C. teamed up again with Lloyd Dev to produce a syndicated radio show called The Underground Radio Network. Currently Romell is still active in House music and radio by producing one of the fastest growing Internet radio shows "Chilly's Pick Mix Of The Week"
Dj Romell Chilly C - Influences
Farley Jackmaster Funk, Scott Smokin' Sills, Pink House, Walter Get Down Brown & Brian Frazier