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In January 2005, PEANUTHEAD created Funktional Beatz Productions. A small home based production company focusing not only on Music Production, but on Artist Promotion, CD Replication / Manufacturing, and Artist Development.
PEANUTHEAD born & raised in New York City has been interested in music since he was five years old when he got his first drum set. At age seven he formed a singing group named The Junior Jackson’s (Jackson Five tribute group) in New York City at PS 75 located on the upper West Side of Manhattan. Coincidently Mr. Kline A.K.A Gene Simmons from the legendary rock band “KISS” taught at this public school and would attend the group’s shows.
At ten years old PEANUTHEAD was the lead singer of his school music club at Dora L. Small Elementary School in South Portland, Maine putting on a solo performance in front of the entire town of about 7,000 people. For the next fifteen years PEANUTHEAD was in numerous garage bands that never really had committed members.
After moving to South Florida in 1997 & getting adjusted after a couple of years PEANUTHEAD tried his musician skills again when he was asked to join a Rod Stewart tribute band called Hot Rod, where he played the drums/back up vocals. After the band became virtually invisible to the public
PEANUTHEAD decided to take control of his own dream by producing and writing his own original music, writing & producing his first song in late 2002 called "NOW I KNOW"
PEANUTHEAD is continuously producing new tracks of all genres and available to collaborate or assist in any new music projects.
ARTIST HIGHLIGHTS -
PEANUTHEAD..... Singer/ Songwriter/ Producer was nominated for “2003 Unsigned Songwriter of the Year" for his debute single "NOW I KNOW" at the Big Time Talent & Awards Show, a Hill Girl Inc. production held at Mizner Park in Boca Raton, Florida.
In February 2003 PEANUTHEAD was invited to participate in UPN 33’s "New Artist Profile" a TV program showcasing South Florida’s local & upcoming talent. PEANUTHEAD has produced and completed numerous tracks of all genres including Rock, Hip Hop, Rap, Dance, R&B and Movie/TV Soundtracks.
PEANUTHEAD the number 1 artist for December 2007 and January 2008. Thats right, back to back number 1's @ Incrediblemp3.com
PEANUTHEAD and BeAtFrEaK got together in 2004 to release "No Homicide" a song that sends a positive message and debuted at number 3 on the Ft. Lauderdale/Miami Independent Mix Charts. It's a GREAT track and has been described as Urban Rap with a Latin/Hip Hop beat.
PEANUTHEAD in 2005 produced 3 tracks "Record Spin" / "Tonight's The Night" / “Make Dat’ Cash” with unsigned solo artist/rappers D' General, D' Black, Jaxx, and Wizz all from the So. Florida area.
PEANUTHEAD in 2005 has worked on projects with the "Senate Squad" a 3 member rap group out of North Broward Florida.
PEANUTHEAD in 2006 got together with Tampa, Florida based MySpace.com female artist “VERCCE” to release the R&B track “HOPELESSLY IN LOVE”
PEANUTHEAD in 2007 collaborated with Iowa based MySpace.com artist "CBC, 25 & The Family" to release “D Day” and is in the works with other MySpace.com music artist.
PEANUTHEAD in 2007 collaborated with MySpace.com up and coming artist "JR THE ELEMENT" to produce "BIG SHOT"
PEANUTHEAD in 2007 collaborated with New Jersey based MySpace.com artist “AJe” to produce "SPOTLIGHT" a track with great lyrical content.
PEANUTHEAD in January 2008 collaborated with Newark, New Jersey based MySpace.com artist “MOSES DA’ GREAT” to release the smooth Hip Hop track “FEEL YOUR PAIN”
PEANUTHEAD in February 2008 again collaborated with Newark, New Jersey based MySpace.com artists “MOSES DA’ GREAT” & “SINISTAH” to release the Hip Hop mind teaser “SUBLIMINAL MESSAGE”
PEANUTHEAD in March 2008 collaborated with Pompano Beach, Florida based MySpace.com artist “MR. 211 DA‘ ROYAL CHIEF” to release the Hip Hop track “B - FREE”
PEANUTHEAD in April 2008 collaborated with Miami, Florida based MySpace.com artist “VENOM” to release 5 tracks that include "ON THE STRIP" / "RIDE WITH ME" / “TIME” / “LETTER TO MY KIDS” / “YOU KNOW”
PEANUTHEAD in May 2008 collaborated with Pompano Beach, Florida based MySpace.com Artist “PlayBoy Dolla$$” releasing the track "THAZ RIGHT" & “GRIND” Featuring: TB Lee
PEANUTHEAD in June 2008 collaborated with Boynton Beach, Florida based MySpace.com artist “V.O.S” to release the Hip Hop track “SHOWTIME”
PEANUTHEAD in July performed at the 2008 VANS WARPED TOUR in Miami to a crowd of thousands on the KIA Kevin Says Stage. The stage was the 2nd biggest stage during the summer tour.
|"MAYDAY" » Dance||1 Comments - Rate it! - Add to favorites!|
|"NO HOMICIDE" » Rap||0 Comments - Rate it! - Add to favorites!|
|"D' Day" » Hip Hop||0 Comments - Rate it! - Add to favorites!|
|"SOMETHIN' MINOR" » Rap||0 Comments - Rate it! - Add to favorites!|
|"RIDE WITH ME" » Hip Hop||0 Comments - Rate it! - Add to favorites!|
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