Billy Bass has had one of the most versatile radio careers in Cleveland’s history. He was one of the first black deejays in the market, on stations including the legendary WIXY 1260, where he was one of the “WIXY Supermen”, he helped bring progressive radio to his city on WMMS-FM and WNCR-FM, and named Cleveland “The Rock ‘n Roll Capital of the World”. after leaving radio, he worked in the record industry, becoming Senior VP at Chrysalis Records, and managed R & B superstar Luther Vandross before returning to radio in 1997. in 2003, he went from behind the mic to behind the camera and opened a photography studio, specializing in weddings. Billy is in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which he says made his mom very proud.