Composers for Shaq Fu
Steve Molitz is a world-renowned musician and composer who has toured with Rich Robinson, Phil Lesh and Robby Krieger and has jammed with the Allman Brothers Band, Little Feat and dozens of others. As the founding member and leader of the pioneering jamband Particle, Steve has fused modern electronic music, classic rock and hip hop into a kind of music that defies categorization. He will be creating a soundtrack for Shaq Fu that remixes and modernizes classic Shaq songs from his collection of Platinum and Gold albums including the remake of Don’t Stop the Reign, entirely remixed and re-envisioned by Steve Molitz, keyboardist and producer extraordinaire. A sample of his exceptional work can be heard in the teaser for Shaq Fu, available on the home page of the site. Steve will also be working with several additional composers and musicians to create content for the game and soundtrack.
Marshon Thomas was born and raised in San Francisco. In the early 90's, he was an aspiring rapper/producer, but quit the music business out of frustration with constant dealings with record companies. Marshon, is now an up and coming film/TV producer, and hopes to one day write, direct and produce a blockbuster franchise!
In addition to solo releases and from his band, Minster Hill, Herrick has produced and written music for several major motion pictures, including My One and Only (2009), Vanishing on 7th Street (2010), Very Good Girls (2014), and the upcoming Thriller, Nightlight. Herrick has also worked on film productions as Executive Music Producer on several motion pictures as well. Currently, Herrick is composing his Musical Theatre debut, as well as writing and recording for several major label and indie artists and his self-composed song library, which currently exceeds 1,000 licenseable songs, is sought after by individual artists and commercial companies alike.
Jermaine Wimberly, aka Hii5Ghost, is a former Air Force member currently taking classes at Full Sail University. He will be specializing in the recording arts program but has been recording at home for about 9 years.
Janelle (Propofol Doll) Thompson is a singer, songwriter, composer and entrepreneur who hails from California and now resides in Houston, TX. By day, she puts people to sleep (and wakes them back up). By night, well... Her passion is bringing great music to the world and helping entrepreneurs compete in the global marketplace. I'm not saying she's a super-heroine, but she and Wonder Woman have never been seen in the same place at the same time. It's a mystery, wrapped in an enigma...
Jay Davis is an economic development and business development strategist, as well as a serial entrepreneur, songwriter and composer. All of this a far, far cry from his education as a Nuclear Engineer; but not so much when you think of making a shift from one profession that most people find incredibly boring, to another that most people find equally incredibly boring! What's most important; however, is he is a HUGE supporter of this ShaqFu project; and looks forward to kicking a lot of ass!
Vernique (CLEO-P) Sibert
Vernique aka Cleo P is a member of S4TF born and raised in Georgia. The name Cleo P is an acronym for Caring for, Loving, and Empowering Other People.
She is not only a singer but a seasoned songwriter and composer. Her influences include Donny Hathaway, Amy Winehouse, Jeff Buckley, Chaka Khan, Prince, Stevie Wonder and many, many more. Her interests include longboarding, writing not just songs but other various forms and enjoying nature.
P J McManus
Hailing from Des Moines, Iowa - PJ has been producing music for about 8 years. He recently moved to Los Angeles where he spends most of his time producing beats, sound effects, and video game music.
"No man is an Island, intire of it selfe; every man is a peece of the Continent, a part of the maine…” Not one of your average G.R.I.T.S.- Collaboration and Community are always in the forefront for this brown-eyed beauty, who has a passion for being a resource to others. She nurtures an entrepreneurial spirit, as a singer-songwriter, choreographer and business owner. At any given moment, you can find her dimples sunken in and showing her pearly whites! Some fun things to know? Kirbie is a stickler for details, adores the sun, and is totally infatuated with her long legs!
Kameron Cooper, more commonly known by his stage name "Kam DeLa Coopsta VII" is a music producer, sound designer, singer, rapper and songwriter. In addition to his production and performance work with his hip hop trio DEF-BANANAS, he has collaborated with Arjay Smith, Silas White, Oh No, Taylor Bennet, and many others across the country on various musical projects. He is currently attending the Art Institute of Philadelphia and majoring in Audio Production with aspirations of becoming a professional sound designer and film scorer. He will soon be one of the leaders of the pioneers of audio for this generation.