• Hip Hop Artists

    For booking information, contact Tracy Morris at tenthousandhoursforyou@gmail.com

    Hip Hop Artist with an Uptempo West Coast Pop Sound


    Key Vincent McCarthy (born January 14, 1992), better known by his stage name KeyBoy, is an underground hip hop artist from Hutchinson, Kansas.

    He was featured on ThisIs50.com, DownSouthHipHop.com, South East Hip Hop Magazine, Waka Flocka’s Supastars Magazine, The Hype Magazine, and most recently ATLHipHop.com. Since 2013 he has shared the stage with artists such as Hopsin, SwizZz, Tech N9ne, Krizz Kaliko, Lil Flip, Paul Wall, Twista, J-Dash, T-Cash, Dorrough, Z-RO, J-Holiday, King Lil G, Jarren Benton, Snow Tha Product, Rittz, Devin The Dude, Afro Man, Ces Cru, Haystak, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Machine Gun Kelly, Kevin Gates, Hi-Rez, and Naughty By Nature.


    Social Media: @keyboymm

    Website: keyboy.net


    King Wyrez

    Fun Dirty South infused with East Coast Hip Hop


    Wyrez grew up on East Coast Rap in Boston where he became a natural performer on the stage starting at 6 years old. He moved to Atlanta and Southern Hip Hop definitely had an influence on his music style. His lines are laced with humor and attitude which makes him as a crowd-pleasing performer. Hard rap with humor makes him a stand-out.


    Social Media: kingwyrez


    1000 Days Wasted

    Drum & Bass Producer/DJ

    Located Near London, UK


    1000DaysWasted...Planet Smasher! Born in The North Hamptons Midlands UK, 1000DaysWasted is a Beatport and Juno Top100 artist, owner and record label manager @Night45uk.

    1000DaysWasted’s unique style of music is best described as “Dark melodic sounds with driving beats combined with a hard bass funk, soul igniting layers of dancefloor melodics, sounds that leave the listeners blissfully charged”


    Social Media: @1000dayswasted

    Website: 1000DaysWasted.com

    Brayl Mak

    Songwriter & Artist


    Brayl is a songwriter and artist born in Aliquippa, PA. with unlimited talent. His sound is thoughtful and inspiring. Think "J.Cole."


    For hooks, songwriting or to book Brayl Mak, please contact tenthousandhoursforyou@gmail.com.


    Social Media: @iambrayl

    Lil T3rry

    Artist and Actor


    Born in Jacksonville, Florida and raised on the northside of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Michael Terry, professionally known as Lil T3rry is a talented recording artist current residing in Atlanta. In 2015, he recorded his first single with Future's Freeband artist, Lil Donald and hit-making producers DJ Luney Tunez and Stunna to create a banger titled, All About the Money. This was the start of a promising career. He got a distribution deal with Uniscope Distrubition, appeared in Stardom 101 Magazine, AUMA Radio's New Artist of the Year nomination and become one of the champions of Atlanta Battle Warz. For booking information, contact tenthousandhoursforyou@gmail.com


    Social Media @therealllt3rry



  • Meet the Rest of Our Team

    10,000 Hours believes in hard work, loyalty, and working with the best in the industry.

    Tracy Morris

    Director of Artist Development/President

    Tracy began her career in music 13 years ago as a Music publicist. Bringing Meaningful Music into the world is her passion. To contact Tracy, please email tenthousandhoursforyou@gmail.com.


    If you are looking for PR and Publicity services to promote a release, contact Tracy directly. For management inquires, please send links to your website, social media sites, music and any media coverage links that you have had. EPK's are preferred.


    Social Media:

    Twitter: @atllocalbeat

    IG: @10KHoursMusicGroup


    Jason Adkins

    Success Coach

    Jason Adkins is a LCSW and runs day to day operations of The Edge. He grew up in Chicago but earned his BA in Psychology from Clark Atlanta University in 1998. He then spent some time traveling throughout Europe pursuing his other passion of playing professional basketball. Jason returned to earn his MSW from the Whitney M. Young School of Social Work at Clark Atlanta University in 2005 and completed his license in 2006 and again in 2012. Jason is a member of the NASW. He lives in Milton, Georgia. As the director and primary provider of the sports therapy program working closely with athletes and entertainers. Jason sees clients in various states across the country bringing The Edge to you.

    Robert Cowart

    Social Media Expert/Actor

    In addition to handling our social media campaigns, Robert currently plays Harley Tide in Tyler Perry's show "Blaq Gold" He is one of the most successful young entrepreneurs in the country and definitely one to keep an eye on. Contact us for more information if you are in need of social media assistance.


    Bram Bessoff

    Performance Coach

    Bram is a live music producer and performance coach. He works directly with artists to develop stage shows that turn audiences into superfans. Whether you are performing to thousands in an arena or just a few record execs in an office, there is an art & purpose to everything that happens during a live performance. Great live shows bring better gigs, more merch sales and loyal fans, all of which lead to more money in your pocket. Work with Soundart and build a sustainable career doing what you love best, playing live music.

    Bram started his career as drummer for long-time touring & indie success band Soup. Contact us for information on how to book him for a session.

    Corey Jackson


    Corey is the newest member of the team. He creates beautiful content for us, produces music videos and is helping us develop and film our upcoming television show. He is a great asset to the team and we welcome him!

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  • Listen to Our Music

    This is a Sample of our groups newest music - Enjoy!

  • Music Library Information

    Submit your music for placement in film, tv, advertisement or video games.

    TV, Film and Commercial Music Library


    How Much Will It Cost?

    There are two potential options for musicians to consider. One involves full music management and the other is simply a one-song submission for TV, Film or Commercial Licensing. Music management opportunities are limited and are not offered to every musician. If you are interested in pursuing management, please contact Tracy Morris at tenthousandhoursforyou@gmail.com.

    Submitting songs for TV, Film & Commercial Licensing is available for most musicians/songs upon approval. The percentage is an industry standard of a 50/50 split. Another words, if a movie company wants your song, you receive 50% and we receive 50%.


    We would not own your “songwriter” share. You continue to collect your songwriter broadcast royalties directly from your P.R.O. (Performing Rights Organizations):



    We would not own any publishing percentage of any of your other songs or music cues, and you would be completely free to write new songs and music cues for any other publishers. Our contract is on a “per-song” basis, and is not an “artist contract”, so you are completely free to do whatever you like with any of your other songs not listed on the contract.

    Song Submissions

    So you wish to have your song considered for our library, what next? You will mail in your song (3245 Peachtree Parkway, Suite 179, Suwanee, GA 30024) or send an MP3 to tenthousandhourssongsubmission@gmail.com. Please send only one (1) email at a time. In the event that your e-mail is returned (over capacity), you will need to mail in your submission. No submissions will be returned. Along with your submission, you will need to include:

    1. Your name
    2. Your e-mail address
    3. Your stage name
    4. Your phone number
    5. Your addresses
    6. Your CAE/IPI number from your P.R.O. (ASCAP or BMI-see above)
    7. The tempo
    8. The type of vocal (male, female, solo, choir, etc.…)
    9. The style
    10. Mood
    11. Instrumentation
    12. Artists the song sounds like
    13. Lyric themes

    We will listen to your song and determine if it is right for the organizations we work with. If so, we will send you the contract. Again, this is not an “artist contract,” it’s a “per-song” contract.

    We do not accept songs that contain samples from other artists. However, it is okay to include songs that have pre-recorded loops from programs such as Garageband. All copyright owners will have to agree to have your song licensed. So, if you have co-writers, they will need to agree to our terms in writing. If you have multiple publishing deals, you will not be able to submit your song. Did you buy your beat? You will have to have your producer agree in writing to our terms, as well. Another words, anyone involved in the song must grant permission to license the song.


    If you have already registered your publishing rights with BMI, you will need to change the registration. Send a letter to your P.R.O. to change your publishing registration. Anyone currently listed to receive publishing percentages must also sign your letter in agreement to the changes. This can take several months. We will register your songs under another song title (same song, different title). This is called a “Re-Title” deal, and is non-exclusive as far as the underlying composition. We would only have “exclusive” right to the “Re-Title” song names listed on the contract and that we register with BMI and ASCAP. The Re-Titled song will be assigned a specific “Work Number” by BMI or ASCAP.

    Will Your Song Get Licensed?

    We submit your songs to a wide variety of Music Supervisors on a regular basis. We make every effort to license your songs since that’s how we make our money. But ultimately it is up to the Music Supervisor of a film, TV show, commercial or video game to make that determination. There is no guarantee that your song will get licensed.

    How Do You Get Paid?

    If your song is chosen, we will contact you by e-mail. Make sure you check your e-mail often and make sure tenthousandhoursforyou@gmail.com and tenthousandhoursmusicsubmission@gmail.com does not go to your spam.

    Can I sell my song on iTunes still?

    Yes, you can continue selling your own CDs and downloads on iTunes, etc., as long as you do not grant “exclusive” licensing rights to any online licensing agents or 3rd party licensing agents the specific song (or songs) listed on the contract you sign with us.



    Questions? Contact us at tenthousandhoursforyou@gmail.com

  • Artist Services

    Anything an Artist needs to make their dream a reality!

    Cover Art Design

    We have true artists on our team who can design a one-of-a-kind cover that will help you gain attention and fans. E-mail us to find a style that is right for you. This design is an example from our artist, Juliet Whiskey. 

    Music Video Production

    We will help you create a professional music video that will enhance your image and strengthen your brand. We are a full-service production team from planning, production to editing. 

    Models & Actors

    If you need models and actors for your music video or production, our team of professional models and actors will exceed your expectations. Like we do in all of our endeavors, we hire only the best.

    PR & Publicity

    Branding, PR, Publicity, Blog Submissions, Social Media - all of these are critical to the success of artists. Let the experts design a plan to get you the exposure you need to be heard.


    Merchandise is an important promotional tool and can help you make additional money as an artist. Let the professionals at 10K design merchandise that fits your budget and your brand.

    Music Video/Movie Shoot Locations

    We will provide beautiful homes and locations for your photo shoot.

  • Shop Now

    Artist Merchandise * Concert Shirts * Bags * Hats * Tanks * Sweatshirts * More

    KeyBoy Atlanta American Apparel Shirt
    Meaningful Music Drawstring Bag
    Ride and Die Drawstring Bag
    Ride and Die Women's Bella Tee
    White KeyBoy Atlanta Women's V-Neck T-Shirt - Bella
    Ride and Die American Apparel Shirt
    Ride and Die Women's Tank Top
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