Tony is a medical student at Emory University and former award-winning vocalist at Harvard College, where he graduated with a degree in Sociology. Prior to medical school, he taught Chemistry and Chorus at Worcester Academy in Worcester, MA and worked for Portratis of Hope, a nonprofit in New York City. Tony hails from Brooklyn, NY.
Freddy Hall : Lyricist (New York, NY)
Freddy Hall is a recent graduate of Berklee College of Music and now resides in Brooklyn, NY. He draws inspiration from legends such as Paul Simon, Damien Rice and Ben Folds. The Virginia native began writing music at age 11, inspired by his guitar teacher and fellow singer/songwriter at the Music and Arts Center in Virginia. He was the winner of the Berklee Singer/Songwriter Showcase and Berklee Songwriter Showcase in both 2006 and 2007. Freddy’s ability to transform dense content outlines into fun, memorable lyrics has made him a key RRR lyricist.
Nakia Simon : Composer/Producer (Atlanta, GA) for Simon Sez Productions
Nakia Simon is a music and video director, songwriter, arranger, composer, producer, musician, and entrepreneur from Washington DC. Nakia attended Berklee College of Music with a dual-major in Music Business Management and Contemporary Writing and Production. She owns a music and video production company, Simon Sez Productions, and now resides in Atlanta, GA. Nakia’s music compositions are the backbone to some of RRR’s most successful songs to date.
Kabir is an independent MC, singer, and producer whose music brews a robust blend of hip hop, funk, soul, jazz, reggae and rock. Originally from London, this Boston-based recording artist has shared stages with hip hop giants such as the Roots, Talib Kweli, Dilated Peoples, the Beatnuts, the Pharcyde, Wyclef Jean, and many more. His most recent album, “Peaceful Solutions” (2006), received full-length coverage in The New Yorker, The International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, and a feature on National Public Radio.
The Arcitype : Producer/Composer/Engineer (Cambridge, MA)
The Arcitype is a hip-hop producer/engineer based in Massachusetts. His record label, AR Classic Records, is run out of The Bridge Sound and Stage
in Cambridge, MA. He graduated with a BA from Emerson College in audio production, with a minor in music.
: Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Jackson is a co-founder of RRR and oversees the artistic direction of the Company. He has fifteen years of experience in music composition and production, has served as recording engineer and producer on six studio albums, and has toured nationally with several musical groups Mr. Jackson’s teaching experience includes positions as an English instructor in Daejeon, Korea, and as a teacher at Breakthrough Cambridge, an after-school enrichment program. He has been featured on National Public Radio, in the Boston Globe, and on local radio and TV stations across the country.
Mr. Jackson received a Bachelor of Arts cum laude from Harvard College and a JD/MBA from Stanford University. He currently lives and practices law in New York City.
: Chief Marketing Officer
Mr. Mitchell is a co-founder of RRR and oversees the company’s marketing and distribution.
He previously worked at the Harvard Kennedy School, where he supported the work of a leading economist and a research center dedicated to international development. Prior to that he worked as a Financial Analyst for a division of Reynolds and Reynolds. Mr. Mitchell received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Wright State University. He currently lives in New York City and leads paid customer acquisition at Knewton, an education technology startup.