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SJ the artisan
Rapper, producer, songwriter, DJ, & musician SJ is becoming an inspiration overseas in his own right! Graduating in 2014 from Youngstown State University with a degree in business finance, SJ utilized his skills with his team to navigate 1093 Entertainment through the ever so changing music industry. He began rapping & producing at age 15 and hasn't taken his foot off of the gas pedal yet! SJ has garnered attention from fans and various figures in the music industry from all over the world, including the United States, China, Hong Kong SAR, Malaysia, Philippines, and Japan! Currently based in Shenzhen, China, SJ's latest release, No Rights, is available now!
When Deezol isn't at the studio recording songs, he is probably knocking someone out of the ring! Becoming a professional boxer in 2005, Deezol has been called "one of the toughest opponents in boxing." and has won a WBA championship to prove that philosophy! Deezol has years of experience in hip hop, spending over 15 years in Atlanta, GA, one of hip-hop's biggest music scenes. At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Deezol released his first solo project, The Artistickat EP, to great reviews! Available for streaming now!
When it comes to music production, Black Cloud is no lightweight! Hailing from Warren, Ohio, Black Cloud has worked with some of hip hop's illest emcees in the game including Royce da 5'9", Ca$his, Smoke Dza, Jarren Benton, Hopsin, and Locksmith. He has been a brand ambassador for Soundwell (formerly known as iStandard Producers), a producer/A&R for Rebellion Records and currently is the head of music production at at 1093 Entertainment. A master of his craft, Black Cloud has proven himself to be a force in hip hop.
The baby bro of our squad, D. Smitty is a producer and instrumentalist from Warren, Ohio. He founded his company, New Legacy Entertainment in the early 2010s, forming a joint partnership with 1093 Entertainment. Smitty was also a host of the 1093Nation on Rookery Radio from its inception in 2013 until 2016.