Under Mr. Young's dynamic leadership, Langley West/Baby Ree Productions has sold over 30 million records worldwide.
LONGANSPORT, LA, May 23, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Damion "Damizza" Young has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Mr. Young is a pioneering force in the world of music and media, with a career spanning over two decades. Known for his disruptive innovation and creative genius, he currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Langley West, LLC/Baby Ree Productions, a position he has held since 2004.
Under Mr. Young's dynamic leadership, Langley West/Baby Ree Productions has sold over 30 million records worldwide, highlighting his significant influence in the industry. His ability to foster collaboration with globally renowned artists like Ice Cube, Korn and Mariah Carey is a testament to his vision and clout within the music sphere.
Before his current role, Mr. Young kickstarted his illustrious career in 1997 as the Senior Director of Programming and Artist Relations for Power 106/Hot 97 Emmis Broadcasting. His strategic leadership transformed the station from relative obscurity to the number one radio station in Los Angeles, revolutionizing the popularity of hip-hop in the area. He was instrumental in reuniting rap legends Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg for Chronic 2001 and promoting artists such as Eminem and Jay-Z.
In addition to his work in broadcasting and music production, Mr. Young has a penchant for sharing his knowledge and experiences. He published an autobiography, "Guilty By Association," in 2011, offering a candid look at his life and career. Since 2023, he has been a notable speaker at various universities, colleges, prisons & juvenile halls across California, sharing his insights and experiences through his Damizza Book Tour.
Demonstrating his versatility, Mr. Young served as the Chief Innovation Officer for IL2M/I Link 2 Music in 2013, and later as a Senior Consultant for RLS Studios in 2015. His diverse roles in the music industry underscore his multifaceted skill set and adaptability.
Mr. Young continues to shape the future of hip-hop and music production with his unique style and creative vision. His passion for music and dedication to nurturing the industry's growth make him an influential figure and a driving force in the world of music and beyond.
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