Adai Lamar wakes up Los Angeles every weekday morning as the local voice for the Steve Harvey Morning Show on 102.3 KJLH. She has been the co-host for several morning shows including co-host for the 3 year run of Stevie Wonder’s Morning Thunder Thousand Dollar Thursday Show. Adai became the first African American woman to lead a morning show in Los Angeles from 2006 to 2007. Adai is also the host of “Free Talk” on Saturday mornings. The show gives her audience a voice to discuss issues and serves as a platform for businesses, organizations and people that are dedicated to helping the community. Adai is a Tatum,Texas native with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Oklahoma.
Adai is an advocate for a lifestyle of fitness. She encourages her listeners to be the healthiest versions of themselves. She teamed up with CJ of CJ’s Functional Fitness to be apart of the Fitness Syndicate Show. Adai believes an active life sustains the best quality of life.
Her credo. “See Something Amazing. Do Something Amazing. Wear Something Amazing.” Adai has a healthy zeal for discovery that is contagious. She scopes out well known travel destinations as well as hidden treasures for people who love to “go”. A afficianado of all things fashion, Adai celebrates the artistry and beauty of clothes from haute couture to athleisure. Her juicy secret? A torrid, insatiable lust for shoes. And whenever she travels South Africa, Mexico, France, Adai reveals the coolest bars, restaurants, attractions and natural beauty experiences for her fans to check out on their next travel excursion.
A veteran in urban radio, Adai wakes more than a million Los Angeles listeners every weekday morning, 6am-10am as the local voice for the Steve Harvey Morning Show on 102.3 KJLH radio station, owned by Stevie Wonder. Trusted for her community outreach and keeping listeners “in the know”, Adai boasts more than a decade of broadcast experience.
A trailblazer, she is the first African American woman to lead a Los Angeles morning radio show and is a noted community champion for a host of important causes including: Jenesee Center, Ronald McDonald House, Boys & Girls Club, AARP, Susan G. Komen and Los Angeles Job Corp.
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