Founder / Director of Operations
Former DJ and Engineer, he has been an Award-Winning Music Producer for over two decades, Mr. Beaver is an industry leader in both the corporate broadcast world, and as a technology entrepreneur. On the corporate side, he has worked for XM Satellite Radio as Production Director, NPR as a Syndicated Producer, Virgin Records as an A&R and for Warwick, Baker, O’neill (ad agency) as a Video Editor.
He is best known for his classic DJ break record series “Bare Bones” and “Boomski and Clutch” which have sold over 300,000 copies worldwide, and has also toured the world with numerous bands such as The District Allstars (Billboard Awards, IMWS, Independent Band of the Year). As a long-time Music Producer, his credits include: KRS-ONE, Jay-Z, Wynton Marsalis, Mobb Deep, Lil Wayne, T-Pain, Redman, Doug E. Fresh, Freeway, Ghostface, DMC, Raekwon, Sean Paul, Barrington Levy, Eek-a-Mouse, Mr. Cheeks, Beastie Boys and many others.
Breonna Golson is an accomplished marketing professional. She is a DMV native hailing from Washington, DC. She attended Bowie State University for her Bachelors of Science in Bioinformatics. Breonna worked for the largest provider of outsourced sales services in North America and the UK for over two years and was an award winning sales manager serving multiple FORTUNE 500 companies. Breonna brings years of entertainment and marketing experience to Listen Vision and is happy to be part of the team.
Rahel Araia is an experienced multimedia reporter and communications specialist. Hailing from Rockville, MD she went on to Virginia State University receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications and graduated Cum Laude in 2013. Rahel then went to the Academy of Art University in 2014 and completed her MA in Multimedia Communications where she learned, perfected, and executed her reporting and digital audio/visual skills as an entertainment reporter. Rahel brings over 10 years of entertainment industry experience to Listen Vision as she is excited to be apart of the music community here in the DMV.
Recording Engineer / Producer
Danny “DanK” landed on this planet in 1980 and has been making music since he was 13 earthling years old. Using an ancient machine called a “tape recorder” and an original Roger Lynn MPC 60, DanK began making noise, influenced heavily by DJ Uneek, Timbaland, Dr. Dre & 90’s R&B. With over 20 years studio experience, Danny DanK has worked with underground legends Copywrite, Weathermen, Jakki da Motamouth to hip hop royalty such as the Wu-Tang Clan, as well as artists all over the country and Planet Earth. He also has done extensive music production on Mars. You can find Danny on the Internet if you look. DanK is the definition of a producer: songwriter/catchy hookmaker, musician/beatmaker, and the best mixing engineer in the business. Once you go DanK, the rest walk the plank. Get some Danny DanK in your life…YOUR MUSIC WILL THANK YOU.
Recording Engineer / Producer
Kojo Kelley aka “KojoLikeShit” is a Producer/Engineer born in ATL Georgia raised in the DMV with a eclectic production sound. Some of his musical influences include: Just Blaze, Quincy Jones, Kanye, Dr. Dre and many more. Kojo has a keen ear for enhancing song potential, and bringing out the best in each Artist/Mix. He brings 7 years of experience in the music industry to the table, is an expert level ProTools engineer and specializing in Beat Making on the MPC. Kojo has produced and engineered for artist such as Cash Money Artist Mike D’angelo, Drew Love (1/2 Of the R&B Duo “THEY), Crooked I, International T and many more up and coming artist. His production has consistently ranked within the top 3 in multiple producer contest throughout the east coast (I Standard Producer Showcase, Remy Martin Producers Series). The MPC 5000 is his weapon of choice which is where his hard hitting drums and unique sample techniques originate. If you want your music to stand out and leave a lasting impression come see KojoLikeshit!
Recording Engineer / Producer
Max Powers is a Boston, by way of LA, transplant who brings over 15 years of experience producing and recording to Listen Vision. He has produced songs featuring legacy artists including MC Eiht, Sean Price (R.I.P.), Chubb Rock, Edo G., Big Noyd (Mobb Deep), Big Shug (Gang Starr) and many more.
Max also has a strong background in the music industry, having worked extensively behind the scenes with artists such as Snoop Dogg, Ty Dolla $ign, and Macy Gray. He also starred in independent film Indiana Pill Runner, co-starring Snoop & Daz Dillinger.
Max loves to record & produce music, and he brings positive energy and a can-do attitude to every session.
Chris “Chef” Belin
Chris “Chef” Belin is truly a one-of-a-kind music producer, born and raised in Maryland. A graduate of The Omega Recording School, he possesses a unique skill set involving a razor sharp precise ear and the ability to adjust to nearly any genre and maximize a song to its fullest potential. A session with the Chef is always a unique experience. Even his beats display a wide array of talent and musical knowledge so come by and check them out on The Beat Bar. Once you see The way he whips up a track in seconds, you will realize why he’s called “Chef.”. So make sure you stop by the “kitchen” over at Listen Vision Studios and see what he’s cookin!!!
Digital Content Manager
Jacob Moss graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in Human Geography and French, where he was a DJ for his college radio for four years, going by the name DJ Toast. His interest in Video Journalism led him to briefly work for VICE News in Brooklyn. He is an activist, traveler, photographer, writer, guitarist, and drummer. Born in Westchester, NY, he is from Brooksville, ME, and now lives on Queen St. in Northeast DC.
Jay Vega is a Director, Cinematographer, and Editor who specialize in creative,compelling visual story telling through filmmaking. His work covers music videos, live music events, promotionals, weddings, hi-end fashion events and many other forms of Video Production. With over 10 years of experience in video production and editing, it is his goal to ensure that you receive the highest quality of video production using the latest methods and innovative techniques to create visually stimulating and dynamic video imagery. And now as head of the Video Department for Listen Vision he is committed to their goal of providing superior quality video productions at the highest standard.
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