Meet The Crew

Kaja Brown
Executive Producer

Kaja Brown is Executive Producer of Soul Star Live, managing the day to day production responsibilities of the program. Kaja is a broadcast professional with more than 25 years experience working in radio station management, operations and production, as well as television operations.

Prior to his work with Soul Star Live, Mr. Brown co-founded the Arizona Community Media Foundation, worked in the programming department at KAET-TV/Arizona PBS in Phoenix, and in various operations support and management positions at KFNX (1100AM) in Phoenix, KXEG (1010AM) in Phoenix, KBZY (1490AM) in Salem, Oregon, KBPS/KPSU (1450AM) in Portland, and WAWZ (99.1FM) in the New York City metro.

When not producing Soul Star Live, Mr. Brown serves as the host and producer of the syndicated weekly radio program HIPRAWK NATION, which airs Thursdays from 10pm to 12mid on KRDP 90.7 FM in the Phoenix area.

Calvin J Worthen
Senior Producer & Co-Host

Calvin J Worthen is the Senior Producer of Soul Star Live, and anchors the program Monday through Thursday.  Hailing from Chicago, Illinois, Calvin has been in radio since 2001 as host of a late night show on WVOE. In addition to his work at WVOE, Calvin has also served in management and on-air positions at KBEM/Jazz88 in Minneapolis, and at KVIT (90.7FM) in Mesa, Arizona.

Recently, he was featured with Arizona Storytellers Project. Calvin performs freelance voice work and has narrated a collection of audio books on Audible. As a well-rounded athlete and fitness expert, he spends down time exercising and playing sports. Calvin is a vocalist, a percussionist and a thespian with a number of years of experience in performance.  Calvin currently resides in the East Valley.

When not anchoring Soul Star Live, Mr. Worthen serves as the host and producer of the weekly radio program BLUE FRIDAY Fridays from 9pm to 10pm on KRDP 90.7 FM in the Phoenix area.

Aqueelah Worthen
Associate Producer & Co-Host

Aqueelah Worthen is an Associate Producer of Soul Star Live, and anchors the program’s health and wellness episode every Friday with the Black Nurses Association of Greater Phoenix.

Aqueelah is a native of Minneapolis and currently resides in the Valley. She studied accounting at the University of Northwestern-St. Paul, where she earned a bachelor degree. Her professional and volunteer experience includes work in accounting services, community organizing, and early childhood education. Likewise, she has led both a neighborhood association and parent advisory council. With a passion for education and community development, Aqueelah desires to help others to expand their worldview and reach their full potential.

Alvin Galloway

Floyd Alvin Galloway, known on air as Alvin Galloway, is a content contributor to Soul Star Live, providing insight and commentary during the weekly “Alvin & Calvin” current events hour each Monday.

A native of Rockford Illinois, he is a freelance writer, photographer, entrepreneur, parent and community servant focusing on social improvement, educational issues, youth development and spiritual enhancement. His mission is to make his community and the people of the community better.  Mr. Galloway’s motto is “It is a great day to make somebody’s day great.”

As a journalist he regularly contributed to the Arizona Informant Newspaper, and serves as a contributor to WVON’s Perri Small talk radio program in Chicago, Minority Engineer and Women Engineer Magazines and New American Media. He is owner of AGE2 Management Services and Great Press America Media Relations.

When not contributing to Soul Star Live, Galloway serves as the host and producer of the weekly radio program THE ALVIN GALLOWAY SHOW Sundays from 2pm to 4pm on KRDP 90.7 FM in the Phoenix area.

Christopher "Truth B. Told" Owens

Christopher Owens/Truth B. Told is a content contributor to Soul Star Live, providing arts and culture segments, spotlighting African American artists and culture leaders.

Born in Saginaw, Michigan, Christopher/Truth is known for many things…but biting his tongue isn’t one of them. Witness just a few minutes of one of his critically acclaimed live performances, and you’ll understand why. Truth’s candid, pull-no-punches, call-it-like-he-sees-it style is one that resonates with audiences across color lines & age ranges. Never one to rest on his laurels or past accomplishments, he has completed work on a book, “Words I Remember”, as well as his hip hop/jazz-infused spoken word project, “Oxymoronicotineverland” both released in June 2015. In fall 2015, Truth B. Told was also featured in Dove & Twitter’s #SpeakBeautiful online campaign targeted at empowering women and challenging the societal standards of beauty.

When not on-air Owens is an entrepreneur, operating Culture Hub, the only African American owned co-working space in the entire state of Arizona.

Mr. Klean B

Fabrice Beohourou, known on air as Mr. Klean B, is a content contributor to Soul Star Live, providing African cultural segments.
Beohourou grew up in The Republic of Côte d’Ivoire (aka Ivory Coast) on the west coast of Africa. He’s lived in the United States since 1994 and resided all over the country, on both the east and west coasts, and now in Phoenix. An avid lover of all genres of music, he is thankful for the opportunity to share that music with the listeners of KRDP here in the Valley and around the world.
When he’s not contributing to Soul Star Live, Mr. Klean B serves as the host and producer of the weekly radio show THE YAGGAH MOVEMENT RADIOCAST Saturdays from 2pm to 4pm on KRDP 90.7 FM in the Phoenix area.