Rock-2-Def Music...Our Story

Walt Cusick is an  A&R executive, record producer arranger, executive producer, film-video producer and songwriter  based in Atlanta, GA. Walt is a voting member of (NARAS) National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences for the Grammy's. Walt has specialized in the “Rock-Hip-Hop” genre for over 15 Years now. Rock-2-Def Music is dedicated to producing cutting edge songs with the Fusion of Hip-Hop, Pop and Rock. Walt has recently worked with: Scotty Cram, Madison Shea, Sage "Babe Animal" Turner, ECO, Ralph C @ Parhelion Studios, Julia Bhatt, Eddie "Gyspy" Stokes, Travy Tha RockSta, John Wayne Bailey, Babi Mac, Danny Boone of Rehab, Riley Biederer, Jacob Blazer, Anthony Crane, Blac Elvis,  Laticia Lee, DJ Shalom, Michael "Villo" Madison, Colt Ford,  Nigel Dupree, Jesse Dupree & Jackyl, DMC of RUN-DMC, Bizarre of  D-12, Shay Z, Justin Padron, Jeff Tomei, Darius Smith, Bonecrusher, Greta Gaines, Sonny Findley, Mikki Roads, Anamul House, Average Joe's Entertainment-Nashville, Eshe from Arrested Development, Wally Montgomery, INK from Vintage Nation,Vince Cellini formerly of (CNN,TNT-Golf Channel Networks), Sam Sneed,The Brew-ATL, United Distributors, Terrapin Beer, SweetWater Beer, New Realm Beer,Guinness-Diageo, Harp Beer,Dos Equis Beer, Heineken USA, Woodford Reserve and many more.

*Walt "Q-Sick" Cusick has worked with some of the music industry’s top producers/writers such as:
D.J. Toomp (Kanye West, Mariah Carey, T.I., ), Benny "Dada" Tillman (Ying Yang Twins, Young Joc, Lil Scrappy, T.I.,) Sam Sneed (Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, 50 Cent & G-Unit).Justin Padron ( Trinidad Jame$, Rich Homie Quan), Romeo Antonio ( Paris Hilton, Jessica Simpson, DMC, Bone, Thugs & Harmony ). Keith Harris (Black Eyed Peas, Fergie, Will.I.AM), Jeff Tomei ( Matchbox 20, Alice In Chains, Smashing Pumpkins) and many more.
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DMC-Walt C.-Colt Ford 

Benny "Dada" Tilman & Walt C. 

Sam Sneed & Walt C.

Babe Animal

Cowboy Troy-Miko Marks-Walt C & John Wayne at BET Monique Show Taping

Walt C. & Diddy

Walt C  & The Brew  

Juan Garcia, Mike Morris & Malik Mr. GRimz

Joe Dirt, Jeff Tomei & Walt C.

SCOTTY CRAM

Scotty is a singer-songwriter with a distinctive voice, soul and style from Atlanta ,GA. Scotty began his singing publicly in Statesboro, Georgia. He got started by playing solo shows at college clubs and bars, while opening for many acts on various college tours. Scotty spent the last 12 years playing venues all over the southeast and east coast. Scotty moved to Atlanta, GA in 2008 to further his music career. Scotty has a very unique sound, that is all his own. Raised on Motown and Gospel, he has honed his craft by creating a style that is sure to take you back. Scotty has opened for acts such as: Zac Brown, Sam Hunt, Marc Broussard, David Ryan Harris, Sean McConnell and many more. Most recently Scotty was a featured artist on the SESAC Winter Showcase in Atlanta, Ga and over the last few years has played multiple sold out shows at Eddies Attic in Decatur, GA.  

 

Scotty is currently Managed by Full Contact Management which is a partnership with                 Walt Cusick, Vernorris Dodson and Drew Jackson. Walt is also partners with Scotty Cram in the newly formed R&S Music Goup which will be releasing new Scotty Cram Music. For more info on Scotty go to www.scottycram.com      

MADISON SHEA

Madison is a Recording Artist and Singer-Songwriter from Woodstock, GA who just turned 18 Years Old. She is very accomplished at such a young age. Madison can play piano and guitar for live shows and her music has been compared with the likes of: Sarah McLaughlin, Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato and more. Madison has performed all over the Southeast,US since the age of 12 years old and has played shows at Turner Field for The Atlanta Braves, Six Flags Over Georgia, New Years Eve Peach Drop Downtown Atlanta, Multiple Country and State Fairs as well as opening for John Michael Montgomery,Colt Ford. Madison has already received multiple awards including Georgia Country Teen Artist of the year and most recently Georgia Music Award for Best Teen Video in August of 2015. Other Notable accomplishments by MAdison Shea re: 2014 Georgia Country Teen Artist of the Year, 2013 Top Female / Bluegrass Vocalist , 2012 Georgia Music Award Winner, Youth Country  "Wild Side" Song played on 94.9 FM The Bull’s Backyard Country Show, 2012 Texaco Country Showdown Winner.

 

Madison is currently writing and recording new music for release in 2016. For more info on Madison Shea go to www.madisonsheamusic.com

Babe Animal

Sage Turner aka “Babe Animal” is a multi-talented Artist-Singer-Songwriter that crosses all genres of music. Babe Animal has a diverse approach to Hip-Hop,Pop,Rock,EDM and more with her new music. Sages music foundation goes back to the church where she was labeled the “Preachers Daughter” in the heart of Atlanta, GA. Sage was the youngest member of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra at age 16 as a vocalist and graduated from the acclaimed North Atlanta School of the Arts.

Sage made it to the Top 50 on American Idol in Season number 7 and later went on to tour with the Nations Number 1 Party Cover Band Party Over The Moon where she developed an amazing on stage persona.  

      

Sage has opened live for such acts as Lionel Ritchie, Steven Tyler, Maroon 5, Carrie Underwood, Mariah Carey & more. Sage has recorded, written and sang with many artists and producers over the years such as Tony Rich, Christina Milian,Usher, Algebra and more.

 

Sage is currently in the studio finishing new music that is a hybrid of “Pop-EDM-Hip-Hop&Rock” that will be released in 2018.

Babi Mac 

Babi Mac is from the Knoxville, Tennessee area. Babi Mac whose real name is Cait McMahan was a former All-American basketball player who received a full scholarship and won 2 national championships while playing for Pat Summit at the University of Tennessee.   

 

Babi Mac is a triple threat entertainer who works as a Recording Artist, DJ and On Air Personality. Her first priority is a recording artist but she also DJ's in between sets playing all genres and displaying her passion for music. Babi was selected as DJ for ESPNs College Gameday football show and travels the country with the ESPN Gameday Crew. Babi Mac recently was DJ -Host in Arenas for the University of Tennessee and University of Georgia's Womens Basketball Teams for 2015-16 Season for select Games. Also in 2015 she was In arena Host-DJ for the WNBA's Atlanta Dream for all home games at Phillips Arena.      

 

Babi Mac has a Recording & Publishing deal with Rock-2-Def / Mighty Loud Music and industry executives Walt Cusick & Jesse Dupree.Her sound is a Hybrid of: Rock-Hip Hop-Pop & Country. 

For more info on Babi Mac go to www.babimacmusic.com

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BOOGIE | Cram | Crane | Blazer

Boogie: (boog-ie) verb

1. to engage in any lively or upbeat popular music or dance.

The band Boogie is comprised of three very distinct front men.

Jacob Blazer, of his band Jacob & the Good People, adds some serious flare to the stage. His soulful voice, matched with his superhuman stage presence, will ignite every single cell in your body.  Scotty Cram, of his self titled band, is a pop/soul crooner that brings silky smooth vocals to the party, and is sure to leave you wanting more!  Anthony Crane, of his band, CRANE, can get you moving in a hurry! He is one bad ass dude, injecting elements of soul, rock, and even some reggae.  Boogie is an absolute party band, made up of close friends, who simply love what they do.  When attending one of their shows, three things are guaranteed…

One) You will enjoy the hell out of yourself.

Two) As much fun as you are having, they are having double that.

Three) If you meet their drummer, Matt, you are instantly a better person.

These dudes are sitting on Go, all the time.  Do yourself a favor. Boogie.

The Brew-ATL-Formerly Witches Brew

 

Original founders of "Crunk-Rock". Now a Studio Project. The Brew-ATL was the brainchild of Walt Cusick and played shows in Atlanta and the Southeast from 1999-2009. Our band was a Hybrid of All star MC's and Musicians including: Walt C., Malik -Mr Grimz and the Boys from Heavy Mojo-B-Dirty, Al Simmons, JD from Bullhead Clap and Musicians of Mike Morris and Juan Garcia.



They fuse true Hip Hop Beats with Guitars and Live instruments. Their music has been featured in TV, Film,Radio, Podcasts worldwide. 

※ The Brew obtained national recognition and exposure with the success of the single      “RUN!! But You Can’t Hide” which was used by ECW Wrestling on the TNN  Television network as well as being televised on 60 other UPN/WB stations nationwide.

※ Received radio airplay on 91 X- San Diegos –“Skratch N Sniff” Show  hosted by Czech Mike and Malcolm. This show is Syndicated nationwide in 20 cities. The Show is dedicated to the fusion of Rap and Rock. Unlimited plays on college and public radio stations …nationwide

※ Music track for “99 Bottles” was used on “E.S.P.N.” during the  “And One/Mix Tape” Street basketball TV series.

※ Feature Stories and reviews in numerous Magazines and publications locally and regionally  including Creative Loafing, The Scene-Atlanta, Southeast Performer, Prick Magazine, Elemental Magazine, 99-X Express, Atlanta Journal

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