A Radio/TV Host, DJ, Singer/Songwriter, Record Exec, Entrepreneur, and still in his 20’s!
PhiLL is known as a child prodigy of the Radio & Records industry. He launched his professional on-air radio career at 13 years old, and his professional record career at 17 years old.
Today you’ll hear PhiLL broadcasting as an “On-Air Radio Personality & DJ,” for the largest CHR/Pop radio station in America, Z100FM-(WHTZ), in NYC, nation-wide on SiriusXM’s channel 12 and world-wide on iHeart Radio. When PhiLL’s not on-air in the radio studios, you’ll find him flying from coast to coast, (NYC to LA) in recording studios, writing and recording hit songs with the biggest producers in today’s music industry.
Please continue reading below for PhiLL’s full bio……..
EARLY RADIO CAREER:
PhiLL’s radio career began with an on-air internship at the CHR/Pop radio station K104.7FM-(WSPK), a 50,000 watt station that broadcasts to five states, when he was 13 years old. A year later, at the youthful age of 14 years old, PhiLL signed his first professional radio deal and became a professional on-air radio personality for K104.7FM-(WSPK).
RECORD INDUSTRY CAREER:
While maintaining his on-air status in radio, a determined 17 year old PhiLL Kross+ began working for Arista Records under the notorious L.A. Reid and Jerry Blair. Immediately, PhiLL was noted with “golden ears” from top executives, by being able to hear a hit record early on. With a recognized gift for hearing hits and finding talent, PhiLL thrived in the A&R Department at Arista Records and then went on to work in the A&R Departments for Jive Records/Hitz Committee Records under MeMpHitZ, while in his early twenties. After breaking many super-stars that are still flourishing in today’s music industry, and having all the know-how and knowledge of the Radio and Recording Industry, PhiLL will soon be launching his own record label and partnering his label the most powerful music companies in today’s music industry.
Ambitious and driven with an unquenchable passion for music and entertainment, at seventeen years old, PhiLL also founded his first “event production & event marketing company” known as, “Kross Entertainment, LLC” (www.KrossEntertainmentLLC.com). He integrated aspects of his radio and record experience into this entrepreneurship. PhiLL, and Kross Entertainment, have performed at countless private & professional events across America, and have launched many national on-air radio marketing campaigns for some of the most powerful and prestigious media and entertainment companies that exist in todays industry. Some of Kross Entertainments clients include CNN, NBC, ABC, HBO, iHeart Media, and Trump National, to mention a few. Kross Entertainment, LLC continues to thrive amongst other Kross Companies under “The Kross Group” parent company empire, (www.TheKrossGroup.com).
SINGER & SONGWRITER:
PhiLL studied vocal lessons with private voice teachers at established music conservatories since he was 11 years old. In High School, he auditioned for “Select Choir,” and was chosen to be part of the talented group. It wasn’t long before PhiLL opened stadium size, sold-out shows with 15,000 plus people, for Fabolous, Jagged Edged, and other notable artists, as lead soloist with his own back-up singers and dancers. In 2013 as a songwriter, PhiLL co-wrote an album that went number 1 in Japan, China, & Korea. The album called “We Are My Name” was majorly released from the J-Pop/K-Pop group called, “My Name” from JYP Entertainment, (one of the “big three” record companies in those territories). “We Are My Name” charted in the Number 1 position “immediately” after it’s release. Now, as an established singer/songwriter with notable released hits and a catalog of unreleased hit songs from today’s biggest producers, (RedOne, Chris Rojas, KNS, Billy Mann, Damon Sharpe, Lil Eddie, DeeKay, Cutfather & Jonas Jeberg, Rich Keller, and Dr. A-Hawk to mention just a few), PhiLL has created a his own musical-venue that will capture the hearts and minds of a time-less musical generation. Look for PhiLL’s debut album, “Fingers Krossed+” to be released soon.
Since PhiLL started his radio career at 13 years old, today PhiLL has broadcasted on-air as a host for over 300-plus FM radio stations coast-to-coast in the USA, nationally on Sirius-XM channel 12, and world-wide on iHeart Radio. For the past 10 years, as a host & personality, PhiLL humbly has had the opportunity to walk out on stage at Madison Square Garden-NYC, The Hammerstein Ballroom-NYC, Roseland Ballroom-NYC, Nassau Coliseum-NY, Jones Beach-NY, The IZOD Center-NJ, and PNC Bank Arts Center-NJ for nationally televised sold out concerts, (just to mention a few). After hosting and interviewing with just about every artist, celebrity, producer and super-star, today PhiLL calls most of these celebrities his “personal friends”. Chances are, at some point you’ve heard PhiLL, seen him on TV, or will soon!
Right now is the most exciting time of PhiLL’s career, working on-air with the Best of the Best in Radio at “The World Famous Z100FM-NYC, on Sirius-XM, iHeart Radio” and writing hits with top producers in todays music industry!