Chase stated, "There are over 2.7 million Chicago residents, and if you pull the top 3 cities that help artist become successful, you will see that Chicago is one out of the three cities. So why don't we have multiple Entertainment firms for Urban, Pop or Latin? Because we want things handed to us, we rather try to attempt, but when the tough gets going the firms or artist start leaving or stop believing. Many artists, as well as actors have had to leave Chicago in order to make it in there own careers, and they were successful because they left. I am determined to break this Billy Goat Curse, if you don't know what this statement means, please Google. Chicagoan's know what this is about, so in other words the Cubs will win another World Series and Chicago will be known as a major entertainment hub for music, fashion and movies."
RMC Media: "How are you going to break the curse?"
Chase responded, "It is easy. We need to just stop listening to the critics and focus on the task at hand, which is to build an entertainment firm with artist(s) who are not afraid to stand up for what they believe in, and that belief is that Chicago will be the next Mecca of music, fashion and movies. This sounds simple, and it is. We don't have time to focus on the negative or negative reviews, rather we need to focus on the community. Building a community to assist others and the less fortunate and give them hope for a better tomorrow."
RMC Media: "Who is Kros-Over Records Enterprises Inc.?"
Chase: "K.O.R.E is comprised of myself, my Co-Partner and a team of four."
James Chalabi, Partner & Director: James came to Chase a few months ago and stated that he believes that this can break forth and stated that he will financially back K.O.R.E to bring the entertainment hub here.
Jim White, CFO: Prior to joining K.O.R.E., Mr. White was President and founder of the WhiteHouse Investment Group, Inc. The WhiteHouse Group focused on both real estate and small business development and investments.
Kookie Gonzalez, Director of Marketing: Mr. Gonzalez has been a veteran of the music industry for over 23 years. After attending Baruch College, Mr. Gonzalez joined Island Records and was promoted through positions as National Director of Sales to National Director of Promotion/ Marketing, and eventually became Senior Director of A&R and head of Promotion/ Marketing. Under the direction of Island Records’ owner and founder, Mr. Chris Blackwell, Mr. Gonzalez was instrumental for the success of such artists as Tone-Loc, Eric B & Rakim and Young MC while also working with such established artists such as U2, Robert Palmer, Bob Marley and Melissa Etheridge. Mr. Gonzalez has held similar positions at Warner Brother Records, TVT Recordings, and Pallas Records and has received numerous awards and plaques in recognition for having helped recording artists achieve sales in excess of 500,000 to 3 million units sold.
Terrie Culver, General Council: Before joining the KOR team, Ms. Culver was North American Counsel for Marcus Evans, Inc., one of the world-leading providers and promoters of global enterprise market information and solutions. In that capacity, Ms. Culver oversaw the North America management of Marcus Evans, Inc.’s legal functions.
Rossette Capito, RMC Media & Director of Operations: RMC Media is a freelance media company specializing in the music, theater and entertainment fields. The woman behind the curtain of RMC Media, Rosette Capito, is a graduate from Columbia College Chicago with a B.A. in journalism with a concentration in magazine. Today, Ms. Capito has taken her background in journalism and uses it to help clients speak directly to their audiences. In a world of constant access, everything is transparent, and spin can no longer mask inadequacies and flaws. Today’
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K.O.R. Enterprises Inc. is an entertainment music production firm specializing in the production, television and promotion of music through records, concerts, and merchandise including apparel and video productions.