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Jade: Like the Rock

Posted in: Radio Shows
on February 5, 2016

"Like the Rock" is my radio show's name. Yes, it is different, but it makes sense.

My name is Jade King, and when I introduce myself in person to people, I tend to always follow my name with, "Ya know, Jade, like the rock," because Jade is a type of stone. I say this to avoid being mistaken for "Jane" and I personally loathe this name because it makes me think of a "plain Jane" and "plain," which I most certainly am not. I suppose I could say, "Ya know, Jade, like the precious stone," but then I am at risk for looking pretentious.  

I play alternative rock music on my show. I have loved this specific genre for as long as I can remember. I love how it is different. Maybe I have always thought of myself as a little different in my personality so I am naturally drawn to it. Or my brother's taste in has brushed off on me. Or alternative and I were just meant to be together. Whatever the case, I am happy it is so. 

My show is my baby, I love the music I play and talking to someone who can tell me to shut up. Being in the studio is my happy place. I can escape my responsibilities and problems and just turn up my jams.

I want more people to listen so I can get feedback on what I can do better or if I am just straight amazing and people want to tell me.

If I can get a couple people to walk by the studio and bob their heads to the music I will feel accomplished as a DJ. But until then, I am happy just jamming and talking to my own public private diary.

Listen to "Like the Rock" every Tuesday and Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m.