at the Tokyo Dome. This tour helped shape and
and MC Mets and MC Tricks while in Manchester.
mold not only my methodology of how to move in
Other artists were Carl Cox, Afrika Bambaataa, and
this business, but it became my go to standard of
touring and music industry ethics overall.
Raver Mag: Within the Nimbus Universal Record family you have some of the top artists creating the
Signing my first Sony deal while I was still in high
best music on the electronic dance music circuit
school in an Eastern country and touring with a
today. Artists that come to mind are Cali The Kidd
rhythm and blues icon gave me what a college
of Midnite Panda and Stranger Candy. Tell us more
degree could never provide, a firsthand look
about them and who else are you working with. Any
backstage. Not only was I able to perform with an
hot projects that you have in the works for the rest
icon, but I was also around industry professionals
of 2016 and into the next year?
from Tommy Mottola to then bass and keyboard player American Idol judge Randy Jackson.
Robert Thorn III: Great things are on the horizon! We intend to highlight Cali The Kidd of Midnite
Raver Mag: You studied music in England. That
Panda features with artists such as the Atlanta-
influenced you and helped shape your career path
based rappers Migos and Flosstradamus.
that ultimately led to the establishment Nimbus
With Stranger Candy, we have been focused
Universal Records. Share with us a little about how
on developing their individual brands; for Alex
the European music vibe influenced your love for
Gresham we had him featured on MTV’s Catfish
dance music. Was there a certain artist that made
and Andrew Levine – he also had a guest
you take a step back and say; ‘Wow, this is what I
appearance on The David Show, a popular show
want to do with my life?’
filmed and airing in Korea. We anticipate releasing new singles with music videos in the first quarter.
Robert Thorn III: While in Europe, I was influenced by different genres of EDM in the region. I learned
Raver Mag: As the Founder and CEO of Nimbus
to appreciate the diversity of music and found my
Universal Records what is the #1 goal that you
root interest in many different EDM genres. Some
hope to accomplish for both your company and
artists that I affiliated with that inspired me to
the artists that you want to come into the Nimbus
establish an open genre EDM label were DJ Goldie