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I am James "Slumlord" Reese a renaissance man of sorts with multiple skills to offer. First and foremost i am a music artist. I rap,songwrite, and produce tracks. I am also an author. I also act. I also manage other acts and have an artist consultation firm. I also have my own clothing line which i co-designed. I am also a radio personality and radio program director. I'm currently looking for investors in my mega media corporation.

Profile Summary:
Rapper Philadelphia, PA
Author Philadelphia, PA
Actor Philadelphia, PA
Radio personality/Program Director Philadelphia, PA
Artist Consultation Philadelphia, PA
My Skills


Category: Music
I am an accomplished artist in the field of music with an extensive press kit that includes 2 top 30 spots in urban video charts (2001 "Moveout" 2003 "Fallback"). I have also toured europe with my music. I have been in several national publications including Billboard Magazine, The Source and Black Beat. I've been featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer and several record pool publications as well such as Technitions. I also produce and make beats using Logic Pro 8 and a Mac osx 10. i produce beats in all genres. my beat work is on search word legend beats. you can hear my lyrical work at
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 12


Category: Writing / Journalism
In the literary field i have written several novels the most famous being my first work "Honor Among Thugs". My first novel has been considered for publishing by some of the top urban fiction publishers including New York Times best selling author Zane. I have also written a sequel to my first novel and have plans for a children's book.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 5


Category: Acting / Drama
In the past few years i have moved into the acting genre to expand my already vast portfolio. I read for my first part with Academy Award nominee Paul Sorvino and was able to land the part. I have a role in the upcoming film "The Trouble With Cali" written by Amanda Sorvino and also featuring among others The RZA (American Gangsta, Derailed). Currently i am taking scripts and auditioning for parts.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 4

Radio personality/Program Director

Category: Media
I have worked extensively in radio starting on am radio with my own show on WUGC 1360 in 2004. That show was almost picked up by Time Warner for a reality tv show because of the comedic content. Mynext venture was in internet radio with my crowning achievement in broadcasting: Hood Radio ( My now defunct internet radio station stood with the best when we were in operation and i'm very proud of what we accomplished. We garnered a national audience as i was able to land interviews with the RZA,Bonsu Thompson(XXL), Tum Tum, Peedi Crack, Lil Flip, Chingy, Young Chris, and Mike Williams( Omar from the hit hbo show "The Wire") to name a few.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 3

Artist Consultation

Category: Consulting
With all my contacts and skills artist consultationwas just a natural profession at this juncture in my career. I consult actors,musicians,tatoo artist,clothing designers,as well as graphic designers. One of my first clients Darrien Terry an up and coming actor is doing well auditioning for roles and modeling in New York. I also have my own management company Truth Music Group with my acts Derrtie Sanchez, Jenni Reese, and Tara Tashaun. you can check out my acts on myspace at
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 2