Native Atlantan Cha-Cha Jones is a music connoisseur, community figure, actress, voice-over performer, intriguing personality, and DJ. As a radio show host for 8 years & DJ for 10, she says of her musical taste, "I've always loved mellow and soulful music with something to say. With the rising of artists like Jill Scott, Ledisi, Anthony Hamilton, Erykah Badu, Anthony David, Musiq and others, she says "I'm glad to see music that I love so much become more popular in the mainstream."
Cha-Cha has opened for several international artists including Fertile Ground, Kanye West, Kelis, Dwele, India Arie, Bilal, Jill Scott, & Anthony David; world renowned poets Jon Goode , Ga.Me; and rocked the UNCF's Tribute to the Starz party for the past two years. She's played the Funkjazz Kafe in Atlanta and the Jazz Café in London, as well as countless venues in Atlanta and across the country.
Led into radio by a desire to work in and around her passion [music], she began volunteering at WRFG Atlanta and landed a spot as co-host of The World Party. As an entering student at Georgia State University, she became a part of The Weekend Wrekkin' Crew (WWC) of WRAS Atlanta. Flourishing at the largest college station in the nation (100,000 watts), she soon became the hostess and #1 promoter of Urban Flava: Atlanta's Soul & Acid Jazz.
Soon, the young lady affectionately known as "Ms. Cha" was a full-time reading specialist & grad student, audio engineering intern, and radio hostess on WRAS Atlanta. After a stint as on-air personality with Hot 107.9, WHTA Atlanta, exposure to the commercial side of the industry led to an opportunity to work with the TRUTH campaign as a traveling DJ and radio personality on TRUTH FM. Later she would become Marketing Manager for GTM (Guerilla Tactics Marketing) and additionally, go on to audio engineer records for Ludacris, Sleepy Brown, Brandy, and Earth, Wind, & Fire under the helm of Rico Wade & The Dungeon Family.
With new net ventures via SoulandJazz.com and an alliance with The Urban Legend DJ's, in 2012, Cha-Cha continues to multi-task. As a Voice-Over Talent, DJ, and Burgeoning Actress; a love for music continues to influence her lifestyle. "I'm working to expand my radio & voice over experience to include film and television. I'm sharpening my chops and developing ideal jobs for me- DJing, conveying messages through media & marketing… providing sound for mixers, films, fashion & art shows… classy affairs- where I get to play music that doesn't get the mainstream push along with the radio jams. I love to DJ for people who love music." One thing is for sure, where ever you see the name Cha-Cha Jones; know that quality work is in the building.