May 6, 2013


United States of Hip Hop: Meet The Hosts

Sherrod Small

A leading comedian in New York City, Sherrod Small is best known for his many celebrity guest off-the-cuff commentaries and performances on VH1 (Best Week Ever), NBC (Today, Showtime at the Apollo), ABC (Good Afternoon America, Jimmy Kimmel Live), Fox, (Red Eye), Comedy Central (Premium Blend, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn), and HBO (Chris Rock Show) to name just a few.  

Sherrod has also been quoted extensively and appeared in Tyler Perry's Are We There Yet? and Jerry Seinfeld's film Comedian.


Nicole Ryan

As the bubbly radio personality/co-host on SiriusXM's Morning Mash Up, Nicole Ryan has interviewed musicians as celebrated as Jay Z, 50 Cent, Rihanna, and Snoop Dogg. 

She has also stepped outside the radio booth to cover events ranging from the New Year's Eve Times Square livestream to the NFL Super Bowl to the red carpets of the VMAs and VH1's Save the Music.


John Reed

Born in Gary, IN John is a veteran TV personality and entertainment reporter who has interviewed some of the biggest celebrities on the planet.

In early 2000, John landed a start up position with New York's Power 105.1. In 2005, John moved to Miami and quickly worked his way through the radio ranks, eventually joining the “Paul and Young Ron” morning show. In 2003, he also founded “Music Is Therapy,” a youth empowerment movement created to motivate through the arts. In 2011, John became the face of 106 & Park Digital, whose social media following grew to 8 million.