Steve “Capo” Newland (Born Jan 31, 1984) , in Willingboro, New Jersey is a Music Marketing Mogul and American Entrepreneur, and Founder of “IMS MARKETING GROUP” currently residing in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is responsible for the success of countless chart topping music single’s over the past 5 years.
Jan 31, 1984
|Birth place||Willingboro, New Jersey|
|Birth name||Steve Anthony Newland Jr.|
|Education||University of Maryland|
|Occupation||DJ, Producer, OurMuzik Founder|
Newland, the oldest of 5 siblings, grew up a world traveler, due to his Mother’s service in the United States Air Force. Having lived in several countries such as, Japan, Italy, Panama, and Portugal, Newland was quickly exposed to the world at a young age, which helped mold him into the well rounded businessman he is today. Graduating High School from Aviano American High School, in Aviano Italy (Near Venice) in 2002.
Capo’s career has been spread across three different fields but what sets him apart from others is that he has drawn his life learning all the experiences he got along the journey & reached the top in his career. Capo started the journey of his career in 2005 by being a part of the Air Force of the United States as an active duty military member.
After rendering his services in the Air Force, Capo’s life took a 360 degree turn when he jumped into the field of music. It was in 2006 that Capo started working for a Private Club Records in Tokyo, Japan where he became a mentor & a key member of the company & also their flagship artists & the popular brother rap duo 24Hours & Madeintyo (MadeinTokyo).
While working with various labels such as: Private Club Records, So So Def, Disturbing Tha Peace (DTP), and more across the city of Atlanta; Capo helped shaped the careers of many artists associated with the label which included names like “Lil Scrappy”, “Christian Kuya”, and many other names. Capo credits his cousin “Halim Rice” for making him debut in the music world. Halim is also a label executive & manages popular rappers like “G-Unit Records” & “50-Cent”. According to Capo, it was Halim who taught him the basics & other related knowledge of the music industry.
Along with being a mentor to artists, Capo also jumped into the coordination & tour management work of many international tours & events. This gave him the opportunity to work with many other big names of the music industry like “Juicy J”, “24Hrs”, “Waka Flocka”, “The Game”, “Asap Mobb” & “Lil Jon”.
Did You Know…
- Capo started the journey of his career in 2005.
- Capo credits his cousin “Halim Rice” for making him debut in the music world.