Please describe the industry you’re in.
Pentagon Records is a record label, specifically Hip Hop. They created a movement spawned from R-Mean’s song “Open Wounds” where they use the resources they have built to build awareness for the Armenian Genocide of 1915, #OpenWounds1915. With the centennial of the Armenian Genocide coming up they are currently focused on this movement, utilizing Hip Hop, Fashion, and Social Media. They are all about Hip Hop music with a positive, inspiring message. You can find out more information and support the movement at www.shop1915.com
How did you get involved with the entertainment industry?
Our artist R-Mean and his manager Alex Kodo turned their passion into a business and created this independent Hip Hop label to be able to properly release music to a specific core fan base.
How did Pentagon Records get established?
Pentagon Records was established we decided to take the music industry and everything that makes it, including producing, music videos, distribution, and marketing, and make it what we want it to be, pure uninfluenced music, basically no corporation telling us what songs to make to sell to the masses, we prefer to have our fans listen to genuine artist created music.
Open Wounds 1915 was established because we were able to do what we love, and make sure to support our community who has supported us! We use the platforms we create to make an impact on society!
What do you enjoy most about your job?
Making music is what we love to do. Making a living off of your passion is a true blessing.
What’s in the future for Pentagon Records?
We are currently focused on heavily marketing the “Open Wounds 1915” movement. We have many upcoming events, from LA to DC to New York and Toronto, we will be representing our people and the music we create in raising awareness about the Genocide of 1915. The Open Wounds 1915 Tour includes The Official Open Wounds 1915 Concert on April 18that Beyond The Stars Palace in Glendale. R-Mean’s new album ‘7 Deadly Sins’ will be released this spring followed by a tour throughout the summer. We plan on this being the year where we get to the next level!