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Matthew Shell

My Baby [Lyric Video] (IhsAn Bilal, Honore' & D.C. Don Juan)

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As released by MTS Music & DJ Flexx, this song features the amazing vocal talents of IhsAn Bilal, Honore' & D.C. Don Juan, with co-writing & production by Matthew Shell (in honor of his lovely wife, Terra), & co-production by Jerome Lawrence, Brian Wilson (VMC) & Devin Spear.

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As featured on
WPFW 89.3 FM with DJ Keanna Faircloth

Artist Bio's:
IhsAn Bilal (Vocal Artist/Writer)

IhsAn Bilal is a singer/songwriter who trained at the Duke Ellington School of the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. She went on to perform with the group, Black Alley before going on to release her debut album 'BIG red BOX'. Her sophomore album, 'T.E.A.L : Time Evolution And Love', hit the Top 100 on iTunes for R&B in 2013.

Honore' (Vocal Artist/Writer)

Honore' is the CEO of 726Muzik. He co-wrote and sang in the song's first verse and bridge.

D.C. Don Juan (Rap Vocal Artist/Writer)

Don Juan, also known as D.C. Don Juan, is a D.C.-based rapper signed to Battery Records. He has recorded over 4000 songs in his eight-year career. He played in Allen Iverson's celebrity game and collaborated with Polow Da Don and Boo. His recent collaborations with DJ Flexx have lead to rotation airplay on WPGC 95.5 FM.

Matthew Shell (MTS) (Producer/Writer/Engineer/Mixe­r/Executive Producer)

MTS Music's Founder & CEO, Matthew Shell (MTS), is a Washington DC based music producer & engineer, recently featured online by the GRAMMY's for the jazz album "Freedom". He has produced artists such as Arun Shenoy, Sydni Alexander, IhsAn Bilal, Marcus Johnson, Kenny Wesley, D2D, Carolyn Malachi, Kolten Perine, Greg Adams, Paul Jackson Jr., Devin Spear & Trey Eley. MTS has engineered for O.A.R. & Philip Lawrence, & has engineered & mixed for DJ Flexx, Free, Jeff Lorber, Marcus Mitchell, Gerald Albright, among others.

DJ Flexx (Executive Producer)

Born and raised in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, DJ Flexx has become the areas most noted disc jockey. A veteran of the music industry, DJ Flexx has been rock'n the DC market since 1991.

Realizing his dream at a young age, DJ Flexx started mixing and producing music in the basement of his parents' home. Determined to perfect his craft, DJ Flexx began playing at house parties and high school jams. As he gained notoriety, DJ Flexx graduated to rocking parties at neighborhood skate rinks, cabarets and nightclubs, but the best was still to come...

In 1994, DJ Flexx produced, recorded and released his third single entitled "The Waterdance". This song changed his life forever and gave him a taste of fame outside the Washington metropolitan area. He gained instant popularity in Philadelphia, Virginia, North Carolina, and Atlanta.

The future holds no limit for DJ Flexx. Currently, he continues to perform as WPGC's afternoon host of "The Home Team". Never forgetting his roots, DJ Flexx volunteers his time to speak at area schools on a weekly basis. He also owns Baldhead Productions (BP), a music production company.

Produced, Arranged, Co-Written, Engineered, Mixed, Vocal Produced & Drums Sequencing by Matthew Shell (MTS) - http://soundcloud.com/MTSmusic
Co-Written & Sung Vocals Performed by IhsAn Bilal - http://soundcloud.com/IhsAn...
Co-Written & Sung Vocals Performed by Reginald Honore - https://soundcloud.com/Hono...
Co-Written & Rap Vocals Performed by D.C. Don Juan - http://soundcloud.com/iamDo...
Co-Production, Arrangement, Keys, Bass, Synthesizers, & Vocal Production by Jerome Lawrence - http://soundcloud.com/Jerom...
Keyboards, Synthesizers, Arrangement & Additional Production Elements by Brian Wilson - http://soundcloud.com/Virtu...
Guitar Performance & Arrangement by Devin Spear - http://soundcloud.com/Devin...
Additional Vocal Production by Sydni Alexander - http://soundcloud.com/Sydni...
Recorded at DJ Flexx's The Pocket (http://twitter.com/DJFlexxDC), Assembly Line Studios (http://AssemblyLineStudios.com) & Blue Room Productions (http://soundcloud.com/BlueR...)
Mastered by Conrad Osipowicz at Blue Room Productions (Bethesda, MD)

Cover art by Donnie Ramsey

Executive Produced by Matthew Shell & DJ Flexx
© 2014 MTS Music & DJ Flexx's Baldhead Productions (BP) Show less
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MTS Music Productions Portfolio Play

MTS Music is a record label and production company that specializes in music production utilizing world class musicianship and cutting edge audio engineering techniques.

To set up a free consultation to discuss rates and services, email MShellMusic@gmail.com.

Corporate Partnerships, Charitable Collaborations & Film Placements featuring work by MTS Music Play

Corporate Partnerships:
"Twilight (feat. Greg Adams)" = Partnership with the GRAMMY's who released the song exclusively via GRAMMY.com a week prior to the "Freedom" album's official release.
"My Baby" = Multi studio partnership with DJ Flexx's "The Pocket", Blue Room Productions & Assembly Line Studios.
"Come & Get It Gogo Remix" = WPGC exclusive as put together by DJ Flexx who enlisted Matthew Shell to co-produce, engineer, mix and master this remix.
"Genesis" = Released as a partnership with Steven Slate in promotion of the Slate Digital Raven MTX.
"Beautiful Dreamer" = Microsoft promotion, heard exclusively via the Windows Media Player before YouTube release.
"Misguided Ghosts" = Partnership with Blue Room Productions who co-founded this music video, as directed by Travestee Films.

Charitable Collaboration:
"Callaloo" = Featured song in partnership with the Bilal family and the Smithsonian who will be hosting this educational book's release.
"The Moment" = Featured song in partnership with Music Matters promotional video.

Film Placements
"Never Let Go" = featured in The Politics of Fashion film and official trailer
"Action Theme" = featured in Dream Cash film and official trailer
"5.8" = featured in Fantastic Finds For Him commercial
"It's A Jungle Out Here" = featured in Rio 2 film featuring assistant engineering by Matthew Shell for Philip Lawrence and his team who recorded the vocals for this song at Blue Room Productions.

D2D (Dare 2 Dream) - What's Your Dream? (LP) Play

Tracks from the album "D2D (DARE 2 DREAM) - WHAT'S YOUR DREAM?", and bonus remixes, available now on Amazon & iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/whats-your-dream-kenny-mcn­eil/id594800209
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