SMH Records (founded by Mike Smith & Jonathan Hay) has signed Abimbola “Bim” Fernandez, daughter of Nigerian billionaire Ambassador Deinde Fernandez, one of the wealthiest people in the world. A real-life Nigerian princess who was born just outside of Paris, Bim was thrust into a world of luxury and nobility. She has a multitude of world dignitaries whom she considers extended family, including Nelson Mandela and President and Mrs. Dos Santos.
Besides her singing career, Bim is also gearing up for a new reality show, produced by SMH Records that will depict her rise to fame. The show is appropriately titled “Gold Blooded” and will follow the billionairess in her journey to becoming a household name. And while some of the footage is sure to capture her jetting across Europe in one of her family’s private planes or on the family yacht (which was once considered to appear in a James Bond movie), don’t expect her lavish surroundings to speak for who she is. The show will document her highs and lows and everything in between, and will provide a fun and exciting peek into the world of record labels, the music industry and the development of an artist from beginning to the end. The show will also likely host a few surprise appearances from some of Bim’s famous friends.
“Gold Blooded” will be shot in several countries around the world, as well as in New York, Charlotte, and multiple other locations coinciding with a North American tour promoting the label’s debut compilation album where Bim will make her first official appearance.
UPDATE: Bim recently did an interview with Mara Siegler from Page Six of The NY Post that will be running sometime soon. Also, Bim will be appearing on Eminem’s Shade 45 on Friday, December 20th at 1:30 pm for interview with DJ Whoo Kid. Make sure you listen in at http://www.siriusxm.com/shade45 BIG S/O to West PR!!!!!!!!!!!
Jonathan Hay spearheaded the campaign for DMC of RUN DMC’s National Adoption Month “I Wish I Knew”. Hay also co-produced DMC’s song that also featured Zara Phillips, who is know for her work with Sir Bob Geldof, David Duchovny, Eric Roberts and more. Michael Smith (co-founder of SMH Records) is also involved with the production and release of the song.
“I Wish I Knew” has been featured on MTV News Executive Producer Sway Calloway’s website SwaysUniverse along with HipHopDX, AllHipHop, HotNewHipHop, RealTalkNY, The Courier Journal and many, many more across the country.
DMC is widely acknowledged as one of the most influential and important artists in hip-hop culture. He was most recently inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by Eminem.
Check out Eminem’s RUN DMC Hall Of Fame introduction
Jonathan Hay Publicity and Rogue Entertainment have partnered to start a new record label SMH Records out of Charlotte, North Carolina with a reported capital raise of $30 million. Click Here to read the news report: http://celebzter.com/latest-music-news-new-label-smh-records-raises-30-million-in-capital/
Update: Read about our new deal on All Access – http://www.allaccess.com/net-news/archive/story/123356/new-label-smh-raises-30-million-in-capital
Click Here to read Jonathan Hay’s bold statements in FourTwoNine Magazine about social media. Make sure
you pick up the premiere issue of FourTwoNine Magazine with Andy Cohen and Sarah Jessica Parker who grace the cover of the “Friendship” issue, and talk at length about their 20-year relationship.
Read Hay’s statements here – http://dot429.com/articles/3203-public-figures-can-t-keep-homophobia-to-themselves-in-the-age-of-twitter
Jonathan Hay is nominated for the “Power Player / Industry Executive Of The Year” award for the 11th Annual SEA Awards. For more information go to http://www.southernentawards.com/
“It’s great to be nominated for this Power Player award alongside people such as Tony Neal (the CEO of the Core DJ’s) and others.”
We broke a song titled “Choke” by Snake Hollywood featuring Ab-Soul that has been placed on 2DopeBoyz, NahRight, StupidDope, DJBooth, HipHopDX, HotNewHipHop and hundreds of other websites and blogs across the internet globally. It’s literally everywhere.
Ab-Soul (Top Dawg / Interscope) is a member of the hip-hop super-group Black Hippy, along with his label-mates Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock and Schoolboy Q. He is one of the most exciting artists out right now. Ab-Soul and Snake Hollywood go back before he signed with TDE and the star that he is today. More coming…
Contact Publicist, Jonathan Hay at firstname.lastname@example.org or text 310.402.6949
We are excited about a new project that we are working from a Toronto, Canada artist named Harvey Stripes. Our first leak titled “Bought A Boat” features Jadakiss (Def Jam) we successfully placed on all the major sites and blogs such as HipHopDX, AllHipHop, 2DopeBoyz, The Source, StupidDope, RealTalkNY, HotNewHipHop, NahRight and many, many more.
We will be following this up later on in the month with upcoming singles with Travis Porter (RCA Records) and Jeremih (Def Jam). In case you didn’t know, hit-maker Jeremih has been nominated for American Music Awards, NAACP Award, Billboard Music Awards, etc and is known for his multi-platinum work with 50 Cent, Wale, Rick Ross, Drake, Lil Wayne, The Game and many more major artists.