It is with precision and accuracy that Charlie O lays his beats. Charlie O a native of Harlem. New York started his music career as a DJ in Money Making Manhattan and the boogie down Bronx.
Born Charles Oliver Turner, Charlie O is the youngest of three children . Growing up Charlie O exposure to music was limitless. His grandfather introduced him to classic jazz. His grandmother exposed him to Gospel, his parents to old school R&B, pop and rock, while his older sibling initiated him into the hip hop music culture.
In 2007, the inception of Soundz So Good production was birth. In February 2010, Charlie O and (local rapper), Richard Wynn (Rich Quarters aka Solitare) released their first underground CD titled “Contraband Vol 1”.
Soundz So Good Inc was established in May 2010 with the help of Charlie O parents, family and friends. Through the World Wide Web, Charlie O has created an international fan base. Charlie O aspires to be like his hero Ryan Leslie..
Inspired by his musical heritage, driven passion and self - taught abilities, Charlie O is striving to build a new legacy of his own.
Charlie O beatzzzz master Extraordinaire…
RICH-QUARTERS aka Solitare was born and raised in Yonkers, N.Y. with his father and 2 sisters. He discovered the skill of rapping at the age of 9 and ever since its’ been his passion.
AT the age of 20, him and a few friends and his cousin, went to Virginia where they linked up with a few people that was trying to go in the same direction as them, and together they traveled state to state and opened up for some artist well known like CHINGY in ST.LOUIS and VYBEZ KARTEL in CANANDA.
IN 2009 he linked up with CharlieO and together they formed the idea of SOUNDZ SO GOOD and put together their first mix tape CONTRABAND VOL.1.
With CharlieO’s bass banging beats and RICH-QUARTERS contraband flow, they drew a lot of attention from a lot of people to wanted to hear more from them.
After CharlieO’s Parents incorporated Soundz So Good, they added new members to the group such as E-PILL, and Dave Splash. They came together and made a compilation album “MEETING OF THE MINDZ” with a variety of styles and various Independent Artist like Gutta Millz, Large Amount and LadyE..
RICH-QUARTERS is driven to make good music with his creativity, passion and desire for people to dance and come together. He’s not afraid to step out of the box, in spite of what other people may think, especially with the way music is going today.
Born in Harlem, E-pill relocated down south to Carolina at the age of 5 where he was raised and attended school. He has been writing and rapping since the age of 12.
E-pill born Eric Jamar Rivers was inspired by some of the hottest artist in the game today. Artist such as Cassidy and TI along with other rap pioneers of Hip Hop.
Some Local Artist like Lil Ru (also from South Carolina) stuck a major label deal a few years ago, also influenced E-pill to take his writing and music more seriously.
In 2009 Eric hooked up with childhood friend CharlieO and Family who was in the process of beginning an independent Corporation with rap artist Rich Quarters as their first rap artist. Joining forces allowed them (Soundz So Good) to create a Super Group (Nyte Riders) who release a compilation mixed tape (Meeting of The Mindz) with several local artist that created a buzz thru the airways of NYC. E-pill credits the mother and father of CharlieO for hearing and giving him the opportunity to showcase his talent. After they noticed his wrong decisions and street ways. This paved the way for a new beginning. Ever since, everything has Soundz So Good.
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