Grammy Nominated Producer

Add Grammy Nomination to the list! Best Song Written for Visual Media: Justin Bieber's "Born to Be Somebody" from his movie "Never Say Never" written by Diane Warren. Produced by Jan Smith and Brandon 'Blue' Hamilton.

Exodus the ep is now available
Aug 8, 2015 | No Comments

Exodus the ep is now available

The following music is based on my own life and experiences. I’m not asking the listener to like it, or to agree with me.  I want to share this part of my story with you, so for now, Just press repeat.      

exodus : The first album
Jun 8, 2015 | No Comments

exodus : The first album

So many of my friends, family, colleagues, and complete strangers have been asking me the same question for almost a year. They want to know, “Why did you leave your home?” The answers I’ve given in the past have been, ‘to eat healthier food.’ ‘to breathe clean  air.’ ‘for my family. for peace.’  These answers, […]

The Free vs Not Free music battle (raging on for over 10yrs)
Oct 22, 2014 | No Comments

The Free vs Not Free music battle (raging on for over 10yrs)

So there’s still this ongoing battle over the price of music, free music, ‘illegal’ downloading, and etc. EVERYONE is trying to figure this out still. (see links) http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04lcj6z http://www.digitalmusicnews.com/permalink/2013/12/02/artistspiracy http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/8267142.stm http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Artists-blast-record-companies-over-lawsuits-2590112.php http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/74027/top-artists-join-fight-against-illegal-downloads http://www.oregonlive.com/music/index.ssf/2014/07/spotify_broken_math_streaming_artists.html *First of all, it’s hard for any society to feel like they’re breaking peoples’ pockets when (from the general media perspective)those people […]