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Hood And Associates is proud to have Lil Nate Dogg on the Amada Records compilation Hip Hop Cruises To Jamaica where he joins artists: Snoop Dogg, Quavo, Sean Kingston, Royce Da 5’9, Lauryn Hill, Lil Nate Dogg (Son of Nate Dogg), Inno Combs,Jadakiss,Layzie Bone, Mally Mall
THE FOLLOWING ARTISTS HAVE DONE ORIGINAL COLLABORATION SONGS WITH HOOD & ASSOCIATES:
BABY BASH, MALLY MALL, SHOCK G, KURUPT of THA DOGG POUND, SEN DOG of CYPRESS HILL, CHALI 2NA of JURASSIC 5, BISHOP DON JUAN, DOGBOY of TOO RUDE, and DITCH.
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"2021 will be a big year for Hood And Associates and their artists" ! Says DITCH is the Label President, and founder of Hood And Associates. He also is an Executive Producer of songs with: Mally Mall, Baby Bash, Kurupt of Tha Dogg Pound, Shock G of Digital Underground, Afroman, Eek-A-Mouse, Sen Dog of Cypress Hill, Bishop Don Magic Juan, Chali 2na of Jurassic 5, Hot Dollar, Cashis, Dogboy of Too Rude, Steve O from Jackass and many more in his 20 plus year in music. As a entrepreneur, Ditch also is director and producer of countless music videos. His favorite interest and hobby is motion pictures and film so he brings a lot of creativity when directing and producing a video. He also works as a celebrity wrangler for many companies and has companies who sponsor his projects as well. As President of Hood And Associates he is known for his hands on approach and personal relationship with each artist, never referring them to a 3rd party, Ditch likes to be involved in helping the artists succeed.
Pre 2014 BIO: Rapper Ditch is a Hip Hop recording artist from Los Angeles/Orange County, CA best known to music fans for his song “Smack Dat A**” with Shock G and the song “All Comes Down To Money” featuring Chali 2na from Jurassic 5.
Ditch (hip hop artist, musician) has worked for 15 years in music. He began in 1999 with a rock band called Trip-Wire and quickly departed from them to design his own style and sound. In 2002 Ditch graduated from Chapman University in Orange, CA only to pursue his dream in music. In 2005 Ditch released his first album “D.i.t.c.h”. In 2007 Ditch recorded original tracks in studio with Shock G, Eek-a-Mouse, Hot Dollar, Cashis, Bishop Don Juan, Dog boy and Chali 2na from Jurassic 5, for his album, “Public Intoxication”. Although a distribution deal for the album was shopped, the album eventually found a home for a 2009 release on I Tunes.
For the next several years Ditch did an extensive number of major shows performing for crowds of 2000 – 110,000 people at a time. Ditch co headlined Seattle Hempfest 2013 for over 110,000 people .
Performing at Star-studded venues such as Mandalay Bay, House of Blues, and The Palms have had the opportunity to experience Ditch’s music and amazing showmanship.
Ditch has a plethora of national touring acts and has performed at large scale festivals with tens of thousands of people in the audience.
He has recorded with Digital Underground’s Shock G, EekaMouse, Chali 2na of Jurassic 5, and many more.
Some of the acts Ditch has performed with include Unwritten Law, Big Sean, Yelawolf, Fishbone, Shwayze, Ice T and Coco, RZA of Wu Tang, Tyga, Nick Cannon,Panic At The Disco, E40, Too Short, Shiny Toy Guns, Dirty Heads, Warren G, Dennis Rodman, Shavo from System Of A Down, Sky Blu of LMFAO, Pato Banton, Baby Bash, Mickey Avalon, Terrell Owens, Laker Ron Artest, Laker Joe Smith, Bubba Sparxxx, Powerman 5000, Rappin 4tay, B Real Of Cypress Hill, Sen Dog of Cypress Hill, WC, Kurupt of the Dogg Pound,Lil Jon, The Game, Hed-Pe, Kottonmouth Kings, The Bravery, Metal Mulisha (freestyle motor), and many more. Several of the acts have been blown away by Ditch’s performance skills and have asked him to join them on stage multiple times.
Ditch also produced music for many artists as well as helped them in publicity, song writing, and marketing. Up and coming artists have truly benefitted from Ditch’s experience and expertise in the music industry.
Ditch has made himself a household name by being an independent artist. He owes his career to nobody else but himself. His efforts alone have brought him the success he enjoys today. He refuses to rely on conventional promotion methods and has created and maintains a large cult fan base.
In 2014 Ditch partnered with Randolph to form Hood And Associates a modern digital age music management and development company.
Randolph, ceo of Hood and Associates, has been in the entertainment industry since the age of 7. His mother, Bonnie was an empresario and set up entertainment shows throughout the world.
Randolph was Michigan’s youngest black belt and two-time national karate champion. He traveled with the New Olympians International Show team (“NOIST) as a performer in sold-out shows nationally and internationally. He assisted his mother with all business deals related to the team. NOIST was the first performing troupe to break the iron curtain in performing in Russia and China. NOIST was comprised of dancers, acrobats, baton twirlers, gymnast and became the United States’ official goodwill ambassadors under President Gerald Ford.
Randolph’s older brother, Rory is a national fire baton champion and was one of the stars of NOIST. Rory would impress the crowds as he twirled four fire batons at one time in an amazingly breath-taking show. He would leave the audience in complete awe of his talents. Rory was instrumental in the choreography and special effects of various performances including the use of pyrotechnics and concert stage lighting. Rory would also be a consultant to the bands choreography and showmanship.
Randolph considers his mother his biggest influence. He admired her good-hearted nature and intense work ethic and thus, he set out to be his own influential force. He founded Young Champions, a nonprofit sponsored youth organization that helps keep America’s kids off the streets and redirect their energy into a healthy lifestyle. Being in this business for over 30 years, the organization has taught millions of students across the United States in after-school recreational sports.
Randolph has a keen eye for finding talent and exerts wonderful showmanship. Randolph has produced shows featuring Olympic champion, Shannon Miller and 30 other national and world champions. Randolph has personally attended over live 500 musical Concerts in his lifetime and has been involved in various aspects of show business his whole life. Randolph has played an active role in furthering the career of his niece, Dakota . She portrayed the role of District Girl #10 in “The Hunger Games” and also sang the national anthem at a recent Clipper game and Charlotte NASCAR event. Randolph is also currently working on a screenplay that his niece Dakota will star in.
In 2014 Randolph continued focus on his Television, Film and music label Tricom Entertainment. He also teamed up with recording artist rapper Ditch (Ditch on IMDB) 1 to form Hood And Associates a talent management music company working with young emerging talent. Randolph and Ditch also began a Entertainment news website called “Focus One News” www.focusonenews.com which daily posts the latest and hottest music news.
He has begun pre production on several television shows including: Name That Movie, Bachelors In Paradise, and others. He has also written a screen play entitled Bonnie B***h which tells his life story and rise to success. A man who owns yachts, a helicopter, and an amazing Southern California beachside mansion, and still works like he has from day one. Randolph will soon become a name in Television, film and music.
EAST COAST AMBASSADOR
EAST COAST AMBASSADOR
Shug is in charge of our East Coast USA artists