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About

The beginning of Blunote...

The journey to Blunote Ministries Music started with an idea that was fueled by young hunger, motivation and a whole lot of growing up when it comes to the music industry and the whole business behind it. 

When I first graduated high school in 1990, the desire to pursue a music career was what drove me to move from East Saint Louis, Illinois to Oakland, California in the summer of 1991. Two of my close friends had started the quest for stardom and moved a few months before, so we were all excited about the potential of becoming one of the greatest R&B acapella groups known. The reality was that we were young men with a HUGE vision and little to no resources to implement the dream. I knew I wanted the fame and fortune, yet I also wanted to understand the business as a whole, so with each encounter with 'music managers', small time labels, big time labels and the like, I realized that the music business had lost a lot of the music for the sacrifice of business; most of the passion of creating, sharing and a overall love for the craft had been replaced with the seeking of financial gain at the sake of false imagery which at the time, I am my colleagues did not have. We had the ability, but the looks weren't in for the time... 

I had always wanted to start my own record label, but did not have the knowledge, at the time, on how to begin. I also lacked the industry backing, the ‘it’s who you know’ clout to get my foot in the door and get the moral and financial backing needed to make this all a reality. Years past, and I became a father, and soon re-dedicated my life back to Christ and the whole pursuit of fame and fortune took the back burner to parenting, provision and praise and worship.

Back in 2012, I began to regain my push to get back into the music industry by getting my degree in music technology/engineering with a minor focus in music business. I graduated with my degree in music technology, while also ministering on the radio in Saint Louis, Missouri under the moniker Blunote Ministries Broadcast. 2016 began my official position as pastor, and in 2018 I started the independent label, Blunote Ministries Music.
 

The Vision-

Blunote Ministries Music is a spiritually governed independent gospel music label and the vision of is simply to produce quality music that is founded on The Word of God for the people of God everywhere.
 

Where and how the money will be used-

Upon receipt of the funds from this venture, the company will move forward with the upgrading of the necessary hardware and software needed to record, produce and master industry quality material, including single releases, albums and video promotions for mass distribution. Our current setup has been outgrown with the initial out of pocket investments in professional software and hardware, so we need the financial assistance to continue the business growth.

 We will also use the funding for marketing and advertising ventures, as well as live performance opportunities in the area of travel expenses, if applicable, and enhancing our web presence as a part of our primary business will be located online. As we grow, we will be adding other artists in other gospel sub-genres to the family (i.e. hip-hop, jazz, country, rock, etc…) and will use the funds to promote the new artists in their ministry.
 

So, what do we need, besides money?
 

Blunote Ministries Music needs people to support the cause that is supplying the masses with a message of inspiration, hope and love, especially for those who are suffering with tragedy on any and all levels. There’s such a need for the ministry to venture out into the real world and seek out those who have given up on God, and those who love God, but are not followers of the religious snares that have plagued the people for far too long. 

Contribution Incentives-
 

Those who are contributors to the cause will receive:

$5 contributors: An official copy of the album, ‘Sackcloth and Ashes’ by our exclusive artist, Elder PMC once officially released via electronic download with digital insert.


$10 or more contributors: Official copies of the first two album releases scheduled from the artist Elder PMC titled, ‘Sackcloth and Ashes’ and ‘The Songs of Zion’ once completed for distribution with digital insert.
 

 

For More Information-
 

Please visit our website at BlunoteMusic.com. There you will find minister bios, promotional videos, our future events calendar and more!
 

Risks and challenges

The music industry changes every day. The thing that is most sought today, can be easily forgotten tomorrow. The gospel industry is no exception, and because so many are turning away from God, they are also turning away from the messages of God through the music, and with that, many artists are doing what it takes to stay relevant in the industry, even if it means to dilute the message and establish a dangerous grey area between the world and the message.

The biggest risk that is seen is that the methodology that empowers Blunote Ministries Music could be rejected by the masses because of the choice to not conform to the musical wold as it is today. The challenge will be to stay true to the message being shared, even at the risk of being ridiculed, or just plain ignored.

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    With a contribution of $5, each contributor will receive the full 'Sackcloth and Ashes' album which will include the first single released titled, "Like A Waterfall" released in August 2018!

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