DA Smart


DA Smart was raised in both the Altgeld Murray and Robert Taylor projects, now CEO, a living legend in the Chicagoland area and ready to expand. His exploits are well documented in Chicago. When DA dropped the Chicago Anthem “Walk Wit Me”, the song was quickly acclaimed as one of the greatest songs ever made in Chicago hip-hop history. DA Smart has been blessed with the ability to move crowds with his magnetic personality, dynamic energetic stage presence and his entertaining, fun-loving Hip Hop talent which spans over two decades. He is a leader and positive influence in his community. He has a passion to represent those that are lost, “hungry, naked and outdoors”. DA’s amazing talents as a battle and freestyle rapper later lead him to have negotiations with big conglomerates like Columbia Records, Warner Bros. Records, Motown Records and Jive Records. He was signed to RCA Records in, and later to Creators Way Associated Labels; which also carried Twista and Do Or Die. DA has many milestones to enhance his career. He sold over 10,000 copies in one day at the Million Man March in 1995 with his single “One In A Million”. He performed in the video Where Ya At – with Ice Tea, Rza, Ice Cube, Chuck D, Killah Priest. He even graced the great Eddie Kendricks video “Get it While it’s Hot”. Little known is his prestigious appearances with a star-studded lineup which includes KRS-One, Poor Righteous Teachers, Prince Markie Dee, A Lighter shade of Brown, Cypress Hill, Public Enemy, Twista and he toured Illinois prisons with Mc Lyte. He also was the first rapper to win the Regal talent show competition which jettisoned his already burgeoning career. DA is now an independent Artist and Chief Executive Officer of the talented Terror Records label. His branding is continuing the household name built for himself and enhanced by the help of his talented team. DA Smart is part of the Legends of Hip-Hop, an organization put together to acknowledge the contributions of Illinois Hip-Hop history makers.  

For booking contact: DA at 720-984-3714, antonetteames@ameshighproduction.org  

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Mz. Ames

Antonette Ames-C.E.O & Founder of A H P niece of legendary late Sylvester Ames Jr. President of A&S Production. Sylvester worked with Rev. Marvin Yancy who is the ex-husband of Natalie Cole daughter of the late Nat King-Cole. Sylvester Ames, Marvin, and Kevin Yancy later formed the production company MKS Production. Sylvester produced a number of projects and album one to his attributes Fountain of life Joy Choir, one of the songs lead by Natalie Cole and nominated for a Stellar award in 1984-85. Antonette’s mother sang with gospel group “The Bernard Sisters” who sang across Chicago with the legendary R&B group “The Emotions” also know in their early years as the “The Hutchinson Sunbeams”. It is inevitable that Antonette Ames would follow in the footsteps of these great men and women that preceded her in the music industry. Antonette start taking the music industry more seriously in 2004 where she planned many Church events she would later plan her own major professional events in 2012. Starting with a gospel non-profanity comedy starring comedian Lester Barrie (Barrie is a Def Comedy Jam all-star, an Apollo Theater legend, and a BET's Comicview host). She did two shows with him (Barrie is also an old grammar school classmate of Antonette from Chicago Il). Antonette would later do an event with Grammy Award winner Le’Andria Johnson in 2015. Antonette and her staff Cassandra P.A. and Davida Marketing Director will continue to work hard at making!! //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-5747263313968914", enable_page_level_ads: true });

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