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Overview (3)

Born in London, England, UK
Nickname Producer Michael
Height 6' 3" (1.91 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Michael Blakey, born in London, England, studied music in Madrid and Berlin. Coming to the United States with a vast array of musical experience as an accomplished drummer, hit making music producer and music promoter, Blakey made his life long passion for the entertainment industry his business. He became the head of Music Production at the famous Hansa Tonstudio in West Berlin and in house session drummer. Over his career, he has successfully created three record labels as well as being involved with numerous gold and platinum selling records. In 1999, Blakey co-founded 2KSounds and was one of the first to integrate the Internet into daily operations for the successful distribution of music. Soon after going public in early 2002, 2KSounds entered into a joint venture with Virgin Records and Mr. Blakey was appointed the President of the Record Division. Throughout his career Blakey produced and promoted music for many Record Labels and Motion Picture companies as well as producing songs for movies, including Disney's Cinderella II. Blakey was honored by Cambridge Who's Who for demonstrating dedication, leadership and excellence in all aspects of production, promotion, marketing and all related areas of the entertainment industry. Now having teamed up with renowned comedian Ron White to create OMGVIP (Organica Media Group) creating VIP Fan Experiences, Blakey has already signed several artists to the company including Scott Baio, The Temptations, LeAnn Rimes, Maluma, Henry Rollins, Toad The Wet Sprocket and many others. Michael Blakey is also the head of Electra Star Management, a boutique management company based in Hollywood.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Luthier Society

Spouse (1)

Sasha (February 2008 - ?) ( 1 child)

Trivia (11)

Licensed to drive race cars, fly various types of aircraft and to race offshore power boats.
Once quoted by Modern drummer Magazine as one of the top ten drummers in the world.
Has one daughter born August 2009.
Married wife, Sasha Blakey, in Nice, France, February 2008.
His mother was an Olympic swimmer.
Is fluent in German and Spanish.
Was named Honorary Deputy Sheriff of Pasco County (2005) and Hillsborough County (2004).
Developed the software technology for Forensic Frequency Separation (with the help of forensic scientists) permitting the audio extraction of vocal performances from a monaural recordings allowing them to be used in a contemporary recording format. This innovation enabled Blakey to create the Patsy Cline "Duets" album.
Co-founded 2K Sounds, which was at the forefront of developing music online and later became a division of Virgin Records.
Is the youngest of three siblings, with two elder sisters.
Grew up in London and northern England, until the age of 14 when his parents moved to Spain, and lived in La Manga and Marbella.

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