Anthony has a Masters in Governance from the University of Victoria. He has worked as a marketer and promoter in the music industry throughout the United States. Anthony has worked in the field of gang and substance abuse prevention through the utilization of Art with at risk youth throughout the United States and Canada.
David Strickland is a Grammy and Juno Award winning producer and engineer. He has worked with a number of Award winning and instrumental hip-hop acts. David has been a creator on a number of respected NFT projects and just recently was involved in a clothing launch and concert in the Decentraland Metaverse with the famed and iconic Erick Sermon.
Tony Gaines spent over 20 years in the music business as a Producer, Engineer, Label Owner, and Executive. His relentless work ethic has provided him the opportunity to work with industry heavyweights such as Berner, Raekwon, Shock G, Tech N9ne, Rich The Factor, J Diggs, Young Buck, as well as host of other artists. Tony has dedicated his life to educating and uplifting youth through various artistic projects and mediums.
Jackson is an independent musician based out of Los Angeles, CA. By the age of 28, he had published 10 albums and played hundreds of concerts. In 2016, Jackson collaborated with Ohio legend Chip Tha Ripper on “The Perfectionist” and his latest release is the full-length album Fragile Cinema. Recently, he made a name for himself exposing Wall Street corruption and fighting for socioeconomic advancement through the AMC and GameStop movement.
Rich The Factor
Rich the Factor is an Underground Rap legend from the Dime Block, Kansas City, MO. He’s released over 100 albums independently in his 25 plus year career. He is the CEO of Major Factor Records which he built from the ground up and he’s the epitome of independent hustle. “Whale” respected and connected from coast to coast Rich brings a unique reach to this project.
Brandon Blevins is a world renowned 2D Supervisor for Visual Effects, Television and Hyperrealism Artist. Working on over 40 titles such as X-Men, Game of Thrones, The Fast and The Furious, Loki, IT2 and many more. As an Onset Supervisor For HBO’s Lovecraft Country and Post production 2D supervisor. Brandon and his team of more than 70 compositing artists completed over 1200 visual effects shots for the series. With a background in fine arts Brandon is also a talented Hyperrealism artist specializing in portraits and sculptures. Overcoming all odds and fighting his way to the top of his field, Brandon Shares the passion, drive and commitment of this project.
Mac Mall is a Bay Area rap legend from Vallejo, California. In 1993, Mac Mall released his debut album Illegal Business? on Young Black Brotha Records. Entirely produced by Khayree Shaheed, the album featured Ray Luv and Mac Dre. Illegal Business? moved over 200,000 units independently, a major feat for an independent artist and record label. He met Tupac Shakur shortly after the album’s release, who after praising Mac’s music offered to direct a video for the single “Ghetto Theme”.
After 2002’s Mackin Speaks Louder Than Words, he took a 4-year hiatus from solo albums, instead focusing on collaborative efforts with JT the Bigga Figga and Mac Dre. He began work on an album with Mac Dre, which would be called Da U.S. Open. Unfortunately, Dre passed before the album was released, and it ended up being some of Dre’s final recordings.
In November 2015, Mac Mall released an autobiography called “My Opinion”. The book was named after the popular song on his first album. In the book Mac Mall writes about how he became a rapper, growing up in Vallejo and how his career progressed.
Spiro Spanos is a Hip Hop producer, scratch DJ, and martial art enthusiast who’s dedication is noticed in many circles. With his first appearance in Hip Hop on Rap City 2002, Spiro’s work exemplifies focus towards long-term projects with diverse groups of people, and speaks passionately about personal development through arts and fitness. Spiro tours with Anthony F. contributing to youth empowerment workshops, performing, recording and speaking in various communities across the US and Canada.