Quayshaun is CEO of Que Records LLC. His work has included rapping as well as collaboration and consultation with executives and artists over 22 years in the music business. His company states he has assisted in generating over 100 million dollars in revenue for companies such as Uptown Records, Ruffhouse Records, BMG, and Tommy Boy Records.
Quayshaun was signed to Epic Records and managed by Top Ten Entertainment. Top Ten's owner, Daren Chandler, and Industry legend Jimmy Maynes and Jimmy Jenkins. Jimmy "Jimmy Love" Jenkins, along with Daren Chandler and Jimmy Maynes taught Quayshaun the industry. He toured with Jodeci, Father MC, Mary J. Blige, Boyz II Men, F.S. Effect, Small Change, Big Daddy Kane, and Eric B & Rakim. This later turned into an independent promotions position under Jimmy Jenkins at Uptown Records.
Marketing and consulting:
From Uptown Records, Quayshaun went to work for Frank Toro at Tommy Boy Records in the Marketing Department. After his tenure there, Quayshaun began to independently promote projects with Timlan Entertainment via Anton Barnes. Quayshaun worked on projects including Notorious B.I.G, Total, Coolio, Naughty By Nature, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Fugees, and Lauryn Hill. According to his company, he contributed to Lauryn Hill's decision to become a solo artist. He was also a partner and co-founder in Sleeping Giant Music Group, an independent entertainment consulting firm. Sleeping Giant had a number of functions: consultants to then President of Legal and Business Affairs of BMG Music, Dennis Kelman, management to the Freddy Jackson and Taral Hicks, and consultant to R&B group Divine. Quayshaun also helped with international tours for artists in several genres.
Management and music production:
Quayshaun has managed recording artists under his own company Hood Management, LLC. At Hood, he worked with Felecia Lindsey-Howse (Mo Thugs), The Ying Yang Twins (TVT),The Nappy Roots (Fontana/Universal), Petey Pablo (Jive), and new artists Ms Dade County and Gingabread Man.
In 2009 Quayshaun partnered with Highpowered Ent/E1 and Lil Flip's Label Clover G's to release the album "Respect Me". In 2010 Quayshaun, with his Que Records Label, signed a joint venture distribution deal with EMI Label Services. In October 2011 Que Records, with Rap artist Huey's label O.M.G Ent., released the underground album Redemption.
Quayshaun is currently working with EMI on projects to be released in 2012. He continues to work in the music industry, speaking at conventions and engagements around the country and managing artists.
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