May 15, 2009 – Slip-N-Slide Records, the #1 independent label in South Florida founded by Ted “Touche” Lucas, is letting out the secret behind the success of heavy hitters like Slip-N-Slide’s own Trina, Rick Ross, and Plies, along with Pleasure P, Pitbull, Jim Jones, and Eightball & MJG, to name a few. Introducing, The SNS in-house producers CP Hollywood, DJ Ave Mcree, VAKSEEN and Hollywood J.
Florida native CP Hollywood grew up in a single family household for most of his life and was raised by his father. After graduating from college, CP Hollywood began giving out beats which soon led to him selling the beats to other producers and rappers. After producing Unda Surveillance’s “On Deck”, one of the biggest radio and club anthems in Florida, CP Hollywood was signed to Slip-N-Slide Records as an inâ€house producer. CP Hollywood has worked with some of music’s finest entertainers including Young Bloodz, Pitbull, Hurricane Chris, Pleasure P, Rick Ross, Unda Surveillance and Ballgreezy amongst many others. CP Hollywood is definitely a gifted producer.
Born in Germany to a military family that loved music, DJ Ave Mcree soon picked up on his musical capabilities at an early age. His family was relocated to Georgia when he was 6 years old. While in high school, DJ Ave Mcree began focusing on DJ’ing and paying close attention to DJ Grand Master Flash & DJ Magic Mike. Word spread about this “hot DJ” and he was invited to do major events along the East Coast. He has worked with musical greats such as George Clinton, DJ Unk and Eight Ball & MJG, along with other heavyweights. See the creative mind of DJ Ave Mcree unfold to its highest potential as one of the in-house producers with Slip-N-Slide Records this year.
Music and the theory of art has been the primary influence on VAKSEEN’s life from an early age. The Georgia native fell in love with Hip Hop at an early age. In high school, VAKSEEN began to focus more on his craft and spent nearly 10 years as a rapper/writer in Hip Hop group “The Shaw Shanks”. VAKSEEN’s love for music developed into a full time hobby and ultimately he forged ahead and pursued a fulltime career in the music industry. VAKSEEN produced the leading street single for Yung Joc’s new release, entitled “Posted at the Store”, which features Gucci Mane and Yung Ralph. VAKSEEN alsoâ€©produced “Pullingâ€©Me Back” from Jim Jones’ newest release “Prayâ€©IVâ€©Reign”. VAKSEEN has also worked alongside G-Unit, Black Wall Street, and others just to name a few. VAKSEEN was signed as an inâ€house producer for Slip-N-Slide Records in late 2008. VAKSEEN consists of Otha “VAKSEEN” Davis III, The TrackSlayerz (Inf & Price) and C-Tease. Expect to hear a lot more from this talented group in 2009.
A young businessman, rapper, producer, and trend-setter, Chicago native Hollywood J is on the rise in the Music Industry. When relocating to Georgia, Hollywood J teamed up with a rap trio called “The Teamstaz” and they began taking their careers to the next level. Soon, Hollywood J began re-making radio hits and adding his “touch” on the records. He made a big internet buzz with his remix to Gorilla Zoe’s hit record “Hood Figga” as well as remixes from Omarion, T.I. and Yung Joc, to name a few. Hollywood J has been hard at work with his music and has recently signed to Slip-N-Slide Records as an in-house producer. He is currently working on several tracks with a wide variety of artists stretching his name and resume from the dirty south all the way to the west coast. Hollywood J is set to be a monster in this game!
In other Slip-N-Slide News:
Slip-N-Slide Records is gearing up for the awaited debut album releases from hot new acts Shonie and Qwote as well as new releases from celebrated hip hop superstars Trina and Rick Ross. The label has also signed on additional acts: Actress/songstress/community leader Drew Sidora, Dancehall Sensation Atiba, Yard Soul Genre artist Camar, and rapper turned singer Swazy Baby.
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