Robert Thorn III Founder of Nimbus Universal Records
by: MICHAEL BEAS
Nimbus Universal Records, founded by Robert Thorn III, is a record label and creative entertainment company invested in music, film and technology whose focus is to provide innovative and engaging connections between brands, products, and consumers. Their experience in artist management, marketing, branding, touring and technology has aggressively built a solid foundation for creative talent in the world of dance music. Some of their current artist and affiliate artists are Dj Luke Nasty (Othaz Records/Empire), 99 percent (APG/Atlantic Records), We are Toonz (VPP), O Lyfe (Trinity/300 Ent), RTG (Kemosabe/Sony) and Stranger Candy (Nimbus Universal Records). Raver Mag: Early on in your career you had the
professionals build up their careers from a local market
opportunity to tour and work with some of the biggest
and then they expand to other regions. In my case, I
names in the music world, including Mariah Carey and LL
started my career internationally from Japan.
Cool J. Do you feel that those experiences helped shape your career into what it is today?
While in high school, I was able to capitalize on the entertainment booking aspect of this business by working
Robert Thorn III: I am grateful for all of the good fortune
for MWR under Adam Parker as a runner and stagehand.
I have had in the music business. From an early
Eventually, I became an entertainment broker. Just
age, my mother (Wanda Robinson Caton) put me in
imagine being sixteen years old closing 10k deals with
the entertainment business. I started off as a young
the American Militaryâ€™s Entertainment Division. I knew
international child actor/model and that was not at all
this was my calling from age three and later this was
common or easy. The majority of American creative
confirmed by the 1996 Mariah Carey Day Dream Tour