Caribbean Gospel-RnB rising star Sade Sealey releases a thought-provoking song called "Love Over Hate". Now before you think that this is one of those good over evil, feel good Gospel songs...its not. This is a progressive RnB song that boasts of melodic arrangements that compliment the dark yet hopeful introspective lyrics. In the chorus Sade asks the same question we are all ask at certain times in our lives. "What am I living for?"...Lets think about that for a sec.
He did it...#4 on Billboard's Gospel Album Chart!
Humble, blessed and stuck for a few words Sherwin recants his rough journey to the top. "Its only because of God's grace Im alive and steadfast" is the understatement of the year so far. Sherwin grew up in a tiny village in Brazil, Trinidad and Tobago and when not touring round the world spreading bible-centric messages of the hope that can only be found in Jesus.
When I receive music to be mixed and mastered, I often try to imagine how the music video would be. I think all engineers do, right?
This definitely happens when I'm told that the song I'm working on is going to be the single. This song is different because I had no idea GS was creating a video for "More & More" from his 2016 monster album "Committed", let alone a short-film...
I've learnt a few interesting things about this brilliant city in the 5 years of living here; #1 job creation, #1 space exploration, #1 ethnic diversity, #1 the most fortune 500 companies and much more...
...Houston is a #1 for both international and domestic sex trafficking. International human trafficking is prevalent in Houston because this city is located near the border, has a port, an international airport, and is ethnically diverse. International women and girls are being trafficked in Houston’s massage parlors and cantinas.
When the Caribbean gospel powerhouse, Sherwin Gardner came to me, he was looking for a dynamic live album that retained each song's unique energy from each live performance and yet the energy must translate well in a album worthy format for his global audience. I found out very quickly why he is one of the hardest working international gospel artist, I can literally feel the passion for worship on every song. As a fan, I seriously couldn't say no...and dived straight in. I soon realized that these live recordings varied greatly, however, i'm grateful for the challenge because his audience loves the result.
A timely release for Valentine's day from the IDJ record label.
This time the talented Norman Michael, producer and vocalist from Florida steps up to give us an enticing picture of love in the RnB style song "Amazing Love"....and then issues a challenge!
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Rapzilla, the fourth largest hip hop site, invites you to try before you buy, by listening to Speez's "Let Me Introduce myself" BEFORE it's released tomorrow on iTunes.
This was an awesome project for me, as ive long missed dynamic production in Hip Hop. Its always great to be given the license to do that in my mastering. If you pre order today exclusively from iTunes, you get "What A Night today!!!"
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Speez fans have been waiting a long time for this one...and here it is!
Speez, born Ira Spann, was raised on the Southside of Chicago. Chicago being known for it’s heavy gang culture today was no different then either. His older brothers were in gangs but they sheltered him from that lifestyle. Growing up in Chicago gave Speez a different outlook on life. He was forced to be more mature than his age called for. Forced away from the gang life, Speez was pushed into music. Moving from Chicago to Houston at the age of 15, his journey in music began. The direction of his production would steer the content and style of his rapping. He became so good at production until his music got the attention of Houston based record label, Swishahouse Records. He began to make production for everyone, including the likes of then platinum artists, Paul Wall and Mike Jones. He produced 2 records of Paul Wall’s “The People’s Champ” major album debut. One of his records produced was “Oh Girl” which peaked at #35 on Billboard Hot 100, making it Paul Wall’s highest charting solo single to date which went Gold. Speez production helped catapult his album to number one on U.S. Billboard 200 with 176,000 sales first week. This became the highlight of Speez secular music career.
Speez now writes about his love for God, experiences on the road to salvation and his view of the world from a biblical standpoint. His love for Christ and his passion for music made it an easy decision to join IDJ…the ideal record label for his motives. His aspirations are to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ and at the same time challenge his creativity in hopes of touching the lives of many, lost and believers.
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