1 2 One Entertainment is a full service management, production and publishing company. We are passionate about great music, so we work with Recording Artists, Songwriters, Record Producers, Recording and Mix Engineers. We help guide and advise our clients on all aspects of their careers. We take care of our clients business including creative matters, right through to contractual matters and business affairs.
To put it simply it is our job to put our clients first.
Our team has years of experience and a vast amount of knowledge within the music industry. We work with all the major and independent music companies, brands and music services world wide. Our key personnel have worked with artists like Usher, Shola Ama, Snow Patrol, Soul 11 Soul, Beyonce, Ne Yo and so many more. While our record producers and songwriters have written and produced songs for recording artists worldwide. We have run independent record labels, and we have our own publishing company with global admin by Peer Music worldwide.
We pride ourselves on a personal service which in turn gives you the name 1 - 2 - One Entertainment.
1 2 One was first established in late 80,s. Paul set about promoting club events in London and running the North London sound system “First Impressions”. A keen record collector, Dj and lover of music Paul moved into tour management for a number of large international recording artists while also working with producers and recording artists. In 1995 Paul became the Managing Director of the independent Record label Freakstreet Records that was partnered with then clients D-Influence Productions who Paul also managed as producers and songwriters. Freakstreet went on to sign the likes of Shola Ama, Elisabeth Troy, Sean Escoffery and Shortee blitz to name just a few. The label released a number of EP’s, Singles and Albums and also held live events. Freakstreet was named the 3rd most popular record label in 1998 next to 1: Bad Boy Records and 2: La Face Records in the Blues & Soul magazine readers poll.
In the late 90’s Freakstreet Records entered into a major deal with Warner Music for Shola Ama who Paul also managed to global stardom. Shola gained a Brit Award for Best Female for her multi million selling debut album and two MOBO awards for Best Newcomer and Best R&B Act.
With four hit singles from her album Shola toured the world extensively and picked up multiple awards worldwide. 2 years later Following a split with Paul he left his position as MD of Freakstreet Records and the label closed down 2 years later.
Moving on Paul went to LA to work with producers and songwriters and returned to the UK joining Big Life Music and Management as A&R Manager. At Big Life Paul would work with songwriters, producers and recording artists for 7 years. Paul also set up much of Big Life’s international sub publishing worldwide and helped drive the publishing company to the number 1 position in the UK for independent music publishers for 2006-2007.
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