DBlock Mega Muzik / 1017Kartel Records

DMBBR_LOGO_BLACK_AND_REDDBLOCK MEGA MUZIK / 1917 KARTEL RECORDS began in the in 90s when super producer Don Mega stepped on the  New York Hip Hop scene and began working with the legendary label DBLOCK Records. Producing with this label for many years Don Mega mastered his craft and in Fall 2011 branched out on his own to open DBLOCK MEGA MUZIK RECORDS. This newly formed independent label was launched in Miami Florida with the blessing of his label mates Jadakiss, Styles P & Sheek Louch, and has since been building and expanding at a rapid pace.

Most recently, in Spring 2013 Don Mega sat down with president of BRICKSQUAD  to discuss how by working together they could best impact the industry by merging the NEW YORK CITY FLAVOR  that DBlock impacted the industry with along with the new school influence of Brick Squad and this is how  SQUAD 1017KARTEL was born and added under the MEGA MUZIK LLC umbrella of companies. The two masterminds came together to plot and create countless opportunities and projects that independent artists across the nation need access to.

DBLOCK MEGA MUZIK / BRICK SQUAD KARTEL RECORDS is operating as a successfully independent label that allows artists to develop their skills no matter the age, genre or location. Since this label has been formed partnerships have been created with reputable companies in order to bring the best opportunities we can to our artists: mentoring, press kits and bios, artist development, career strategizing, production, projects, studio time, branding, marketing, distribution & management. We also offer opportunities thru clothing and liquor ventures, TV and video partnerships, talent searches, tours and our upcoming reality show.

Currently the labels full focus is directed to two main areas: the “I Never Sleep” Make Me A Star USA Talent Search and working with charities and youth programs, specifically the Boys and Girls Club in every city visited. Artists are being recruited to work with the label and in many cases have been signed on – especially in the untouched areas deep in the American states. This tour has been aggressively in full swing since November 2011 and still has many cities to cover as it has just started on the second leg of the schedule.

DBLOCK MEGA MUZIK / 1017 KARTEL RECORDS believe strongly in giving back and paying our blessings forward. Without the path being laid by legends such as Jadakiss, Styles P, Sheek Louch, Waka Flocka & Gucci Mane  we would not have the foundation to provide what we do as well as we do in such a short time. Huge amounts of respect to all these Executives including Don Mega, to all the representatives involved / supporting this movement and the to the entire team at DBLOCK MEGA MUZIK / 1017 KARTEL RECORDS for working so hard to make the dream come true for everyone.

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Don Mega, CEO of DBlock Mega Muzik / 1017Kartel Records, and in house producer for the infamous D-Block and Brick Squad labels, is well known for one thing: Making Hits. His passion to produce was first ignited upon hearing Eric B. and Rakim. He related to the beats and the lyrics as they were a reflection of his real life situations growing up in the Bronx, it changed his life. From this point on Mega became intrigued to learn how to express his story through music.

Producing for the last 5 years, Don Mega has mastered his production skills through the use of his MPC 5000, ProTools , AppleLogic, Reasons, and ProLogic software. He is known for his signature sound of original beats and working in eccentric sounds to create them. Every time he embarks on creating a new track, it’s his mission to make sure its unique.

His inspiration comes from his life experiences, artist requests, and his love for music. He admires the work of fellow producers Alchemist and Zaytoven, in addition to recording artists Styles P, Jadakiss, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Alicia Keys, and Jay-Z to name a few. Mega greatly respects the contributions they have made to the music industry and strives to do the same.

Don Mega’s one of a kind production style arose from his drive and insatiable love for Hip-Hop. Besides producing for artists within his own label and independent artists, Don Mega has worked on a number of projects to include the following artists/labels: Lil Boosie, Webbie,Trill Will, Savage Life Entertainment, Ty, and Pretty Ricky. His ability to create at least seven different music genres provides the opportunity for limitless clientele among various continents and cultural backgrounds.

Always at the top of his game, Mega developed his discipline and leadership skills by playing basketball from adolescence through his collegiate years. Through independent networking and marketing efforts he has built a demand for his music production and respect for his keen business skills. In the Fall of 2011, Don Mega was able to start his own record label known as Mega Muzik. As popularity for his work has expanded to an international level, Don Mega is in the works of opening his own 5,000 sq ft recording studio in Miami where he now resides.

In addition to being a Super Producer and CEO Don Mega is a single father and raises his young son with his nieces who became his responsibility when his sister passed away. Knowing these 6 young lives depend on him is his driving force and motivation to accomplish the plans he has set out to. His ultimate goal is to create a haven where artists can do much more than just record a song. As the music industry is constantly changing, Mega wants to make sure that he and his artists remain relevant as they embark on the journey to become future icons.

More than just a super producer, Don Mega takes time out of his busy schedule to mentor misguided youth and raise money for charity. He is grateful for his success and shows his appreciation by giving back to the community. Despite his hectic schedule, Mega makes sure to keep up with his training and nutrition. Staying physically fit helps keep his mind clear to be inspired to create his next hit.

Don Mega is currently working on a compilation project to feature the latest up and coming recording artists signed to his label, once distributed he will set off with his team on a 10 city tour to introduce fans to the next Mega Stars . He has put in a tremendous amount of groundwork in organizing this event and looks forward to seeing it come to life. His goal is to put everything he has into making his and others dreams come true and so far he has been successful at that. Described as charismatic, determined, and versatile, Don Mega is well on his way to becoming one of the most revolutionary producers of the 21st Century.




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