STR Music Group Inc evolved out of Show-Time Records an American major independent record label established in D.C. by Army Veteran William T. Gray, III in 1979 after he started a production company called 'Risque Productions' and started working with D.J. Kool. Gray consulted with mentor Radio Personality Ralph W. ‘Petey’ Greene after being introduced by mentor Armstead H. Barnett. at his Division Avenue N.E. Cafe as a house D.J. Barnett's' Cafe was well known for it's infamous 'Barney Burger his only competition at the time was Ben's Chili Bowl'. Show-Time Record first single 'Plain N Simple' by NIKI was placed in regular rotation on WOL Radio Station. By the mid 80's Show-Time Records was an established label Additional label information can be found in the about us section.
Recording and Artist Development
A recording label needs to sign polished artists with a finished product and being prepared to market the product. Artist development helps an artist to sustain their career and have longevity.
Manufacturing and Distribution
A recording label manufactures and distributes music that works for everyone.
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