Mr. Joe Clair
On-Air Radio Personality and Comedian
Joe Clair is the current host of WPGC’s Joe Clair Morning Show, taking the morning airwaves by storm and making the drive to work much more enjoyable for listeners across the DMV. He is proud graduate of Morgan State University where he pledged Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and graduated as a psychology major but found is passion for comedy, music and communications. Joe Clair is passionate about HBCUs.
Clair said, “ I attended Morgan State University to further my education in a way that enriched my mind, body and spirit. The boy I was, when I got accepted into school, had no idea of the man I’d be when I graduated. To be asked to serve as an ambassador for the H.B.C.U. Alumni Alliance is a humbling honor. The missions of our beloved institutions need to be spoken out of as many mouths as possible, so consider me the BIG mouthpiece!”
Joe Clair got his start on HBO’s famed Def Comedy Jam before gaining national notoriety as host of BET’s famed show “Rap City,” where he introduced the world to hip- hop and rap superstars and was most notably known as the last person to interview hip-hop icon Notorious B.I.G.While finding notoriety on Rap City, he was offered an opportunity to launch career in radio on the #1 radio stationin the DMV, WPGC’s Sunday Night Hip-Hop Show with Big Tigger before making his way to Hot 97 in New York City, Sirius XM -Foxxhole in Los Angeles and V-103 in Atlanta.After being gone for more than a decade and the love of the DMV in his heart, Joe Clair made his way back home.