The Face of the franchise An intro to ShugaBooga

The Radio Personality

Shugabooga graduated Cleveland State University in 2000 with a Bachelors in Communication Degree with a focus in Broadcasting

He started Bubble N Blow Radio in 2008- Broadcasting out of his home. He immediately garnered attention and began to get interview requests from some of the hottest names in hip hop!

In 2012 the show moved to VoiceIt Radio and he began to co-host The Big Heff Show which is now in 10 markets including 3 FM stations!

Shug's interviews are what set him apart. Guests are always comfortable, and whether they are household names or not, they all feel like stars! Sway Calloway of the "Sway in the Morning Show" on Sirius XM said this about Shug: "I think we can all learn something from this guy Shugabooga. When you see someone passionate about what they do- it shows!"

From Old school artists like Chuck D and MC Lyte to new artists like Vince Staples, Wiz Khalifa and Zendaya- Shug has a likability that gets artists to feel at home when they come on the show!

But as much as he loves radio- that's not where it ends!

The Event Host

Shugabooga is also a 5 time nominee and one time winner of the Ohio Hip Hop Award for Best Show/Concert Host

Joining other Ohio standouts like Machine Gun Kelly, Bone Thugs N Harmony and Kid Cudi as OHHA Award Recipients

Shug is the only 3 time host of the event and was the first person to host that was not on a nationally syndicated radio show at the time of the event!

He started out as a rapper. He toured nationally as a support act for lots of major artists and his group was named one of the hottest acts in Cleveland by Rap Pages Magazine, the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame, Fox 8 and 107.9. He performed as part of the first ever hip hop exhibit at the Rock Hall "Beats and Rhymes" and had some local success as an artist!

But as much as he loved performing the music it was really just entertaining that was his calling! Whether it's making music or hosting a charity event- Shug just loves the microphone!

Shug has toured the country hosting shows for everyone from The Migos to R&B acts like Jon B and Shai! He's hosted the Cleveland Comedy Ball and the Top of the World Celebrity Roast. He's also hosted numerous charity events for the Cleveland Browns, United Way and more!

In 2017 Shug also joined "The Game Show Guyz", an Ohio based entertainment group that hosts live game shows as fundraising activities for charities and organizations.

The Community Supporter

Shug and his son Jayden have a tremendous desire to make their community better. Whether it is helping out with local theater

Traveling with kids on a mission trip

Or being a part of the Big Heff Toy Drive

Whether it's volunteering at the community Christmas Party

Or working with Ricky Smith and the RAKE organization at Hashtag Lunchbag

Shug is always commited to the kids! He also works with savemykid.org- a program which uses the arts and music to help with recovery from addiction!

The Brand Ambassador

Shug loves to use his influence to help brands get their product out, and he's had some tremendous relationships with some great companies!

The NERVE DJ'S

Wasted Brand Clothing

David Ford Collection Eyewear

Hometown Clothing Company

Mojo Water

Contact Info

To book "The Face of the Franchise" Shugabooga:

Cell Phone-(440) 231-0165

Email- shugaboogamusic@yahoo.com

All Social Media-@shugaboog440

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