Rich Nice goes down in music history as the first rapper signed to Motown. He then toured for a few years before helping to create Track Masters Entertainment where he wore multiple hats as Marketing Director/A&R. As A&R Executive, Columbia Records: Responsible for a huge artist roster, worked closely with the Presidents of Black Music and Tommy Mottola. During his tenure at Columbia notable projects: Maxwell, Fugees, Wyclef Jean, Lauryn Hill, Jermaine Dupri, Mary Mary, Best Man soundtrack, Nas, Destiny’s Child, Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey, Will Smith, and Michael Jackson. He then expanded his reach to Theatre and supervised music for “Def Poetry” on Broadway working closely with Director Stan Lathan and the entire original cast, the show won a Tony Award. As a Consultant/ Producer he’s worked with Multi-Platinum artist/actor Ludacris and his Disturbing Tha Peace label DTP/Capitol, & DTP/DEF JAM. The Fast & Furious Soundtrack, Pitbull, 2Chainz, Chingy, Snoop, Too Short, Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, Deborah Cox, Just Blaze, Marsha Ambrosius, Bilal, Rene Neufville, The Marleys, Krs One, Rakim, Kool Herc the Father of Hip Hop, Kanye West, Dj Premier, Rick Rubin, Dj A-Track, Ford Motors, Mountain Dew, McDonald’s, Microsoft Xbox, NIKE, MTV, VH-1, BET, WE, TEMPO Networks. As an independent, Rich has worked at high levels within entertainment. Creating a platform called The A&R Room to discover new talent, which can be heard on Sway in the morning, Shade 45 Channel on Sirius/Xm. Currently a consultant, Hip Hop musicologist, and an Adjunct Professor teaching Music Entrepreneurship and Broadcast Theory.