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.

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James Fauntleroy

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". 

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Larrance Dopson

A talented multi-instrumental musician, Rance is credited with constructing the Grammy-nominated crew of 1500 or Nothin'.

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"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. 

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Vincent “Tuff” Morgan

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.

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Carla Carter

Carla Carter is a Grammy award-winning songwriter and vocal producer. She has worked with dozens of high profile artists and is an experienced instructor in songwriting, music composition and music theory.

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Jae Deal

Jae Deal is a Composer, Music Producer, Musician and Arranger based in Los Angeles, California. Jae has worked behind the scenes and on stage with several premiere artists including Janet Jackson, Lady Gaga, Snoop Dogg, and Ne-Yo. He has also contributed to the works of Elton John, Jill Scott and songwriter Diane Warren.

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DJ Qwess Coast

Aside from being a consummate DJ in Los Angeles and providing production and support for many artists, Qwess toured the world with music moguls Damian Marley & Nas on their renowned Distant Relatives world tour for close to 3 years.

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Wyann Vaughn

Wyann Vaughn comes from soul music royalty. Daughter of Grammy award-winning Wanda Vaughn of the sister group "The Emotions" and Earth, Wind & Fire's "Let's Groove" writer Wayne Vaughn, Wyann mixes timeless R&B vocals with a funky edge. 

Wyann belongs to the supergroup The Pollyseeds under the direction of Terrace Martin. Vaughn was also hand selected by The Good Doc himself to co-host "The Pharmacy with Dr. Dre" on Apple Music's Beats1 radio alongside west coast hip hop giants like Xzibit, DJ Pooh and others

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