Vincent “Tuff” Morgan is an Urban/Pop music industry insider with over 15 years of experience, including: artist/producer, management, writing/production, publishing, and A&R.
During his college years at Montclair State University in New Jersey, Morgan landed a record deal with KRS1-One and Capitol Records. After receiving a Gold album, and 3 major label deals later, he moved to the West coast where he started writing and producing with super-producer Mike City on various artists including; Dr. Dre, Method Man, The Game, Busta Rhymes, Melanie Fiona and Rhianna.
As a writer/producer, he started developing and managing artists doing A&R for major music executives, Jheryl Busby(Umbrella records) and Brian Turner (Melee/formerly Priority Records). Morgan secured an imprint deal with Def Jam and Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music label shortly thereafter and also a Joint Venture with Peermusic Publishing the same year. In his new role as Director of Pop/ Urban at Peermusic, Morgan oversees writers across Peermusic such as Salaam Remi (Nas, Amy Whinehouse, Alicia keys, Jasmine Sullivan), James Poyser (Anthony Hamilton, Rhianna),Volume Venture’s Larrance Dopson (Sam Smith, Justin Timberlake, Kendrick Lamar, Beyonce), Sons of Sonix (Tre Songz, Ty$, Stormzy), The Audibles (Justin Bieber, Sam Smith), and indie bands Dead Sara, Black Violin, Family of the Year, and Cigarettes After Sex.
1500 or Nothin'
1500 or Nothin' - a collective of Grammy winning, multi platinum selling producers, songwriters and business people. Founders of the 1500 Sound Academy.FULL BIO
James Fauntleroy II
Grammy award-winning R&B/Pop-Singer/Songwriter who's repertoire includes numerous songs for artists like Rihanna, Britney Spears, Beyoncé, Timbaland, Usher, P. Diddy, and many more. In addition, Fauntleroy received a large portion of the writing credits on Justin Timberlake's "20/20 Experience," Drake's "Girls Love Beyoncé" and Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail".FULL BIO
A talented multi-instrumental musician, Rance is credited with constructing the Grammy-nominated crew of 1500 or Nothin'.FULL BIO
"Air" Jared Selter
“Air” Jared Selter is a professional music producer, DJ, musician and sound designer. He has toured extensively and has taught music production in Los Angeles and beyond for the better part of a decade. He has a degree in music from the California Institute of the Arts and is Chief Academic Officer for the 1500 Sound Academy.FULL BIO