Who is screwylouie?
My name is andre matney aka screwylouie. I worked with allot of artists in the music industry, as example i have put together Conan ft. Torch – I grind, wich had scotty boi and star mafiosa on it. EL chapo aka Torch and scotty boi where MMG artist in 2013. i also was featured in wyclef hardtimes video ft G-fella.
as a music A&R i’ve had several unsign artist brought up to Defjam Recordings and show case there music. Did the maybach miami weekend take over in 2013 , i had so many releases with Def Jam Streets can’t count them all. Currently i’m working on a movie with island def jam super producer Mike Jay, so stay tuned…
How did you get in the entertainment business?
It all started in my birth place Boston ma. i was a local celebrity in a rap group called relentless did numerous shows we landed the ears of a&r no one signed us being the love hate relationship newyork has against Boston. I packed up moved to nyc and see whats the vibe.
Work and you can’t believe this industry you have to have a solid game plan and a good team willing to push you
Ive done radio with 103.9 Stephanie O show When shampoo had PNCRADIO.COM i booked artist for the platform and when i do help artist its out of love because i was them and was Overlooked by A&R’s so i keep my ear to the streets
What is your ultimate goal in the entertainment business?
In 10 years i see my self doing film as a up coming actor. i also see my self doing network shops on the music industry,
What is your message to the upcomming artists?
i tell dj’s keep hot records going and give that local artist a platform. i tell artists, make sure you own your name copyright,its a business and what you dont know will hurt you. go hard and keep grinding, Hard work is its reward.
Know your worth, be hands on with your fan base, do it your self make a buzz the major label will hit you up if your numbers look right.