Wednesday, October 29, 2014


OMG Blackbeard "Handle A Nigga" Music Video Directed, shot and edited by Prestley Snipes

Prestley Snipes Shoots General Blackbeard Video w/ iPhone 6

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Friday, October 24, 2014

Prestley Snipes at Drake's Birthday Party in NYC

squad goin up

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Prestley Snipes at Drake's birthday party at Dave and Busters in Times Square

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Life of Artist Manager: When Your Artist Becomes a Millionaire

(10/23/14) - On this day, I took my artist to Chase to open up a new bank account. New money was starting to come in left and right, and he needed a new bank account. Never let fame or money go to your head. This was also the day after Makonnen was attacked on stage ( by Troy Ave's bodyguard Ronald McPhatter aka Banga, who was later murdered during a shooting at a T.I. concert at Irving Plaza in New York (

Prestley Snipes on TMZ

Prestley Snipes featured on TMZ after incident during Rae Sremmurd performance at SOBs in NYC

Monday, October 20, 2014

Life of Artist Manager: The Day Makonnen Got Attacked

(10/20/14) - In this episode, I tell the story of why rapper iLoveMakonnen, who I managed from 2011-2014, got attacked and beat up while performing live on stage at SOBs in New York. The attack ended up on TMZ and was one of a few series of untold events, which ultimately led to Makonnen getting dropped from Drake's OVO/Warner label. Check out this untold hip hop story of what happens when you let your Twitter fingers get the best of you.

Prestley Snipes Co-Directs Drake Music Video

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Prestley Snipes helped to oversee director Goodwin as they produced a new Drake music video. The video would later garner over 150 million views.

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Life of Artist Manager: 21 Savage Before He Was Famous

(10/12/14) - Very rare footage that’s never been seen of 21 Savage and Key! performing live during A3C week. ManMan Savage and Father from Awful Records was also present. This was before 21 Savage released his first project, “The Slaughter Tape” and before he partnered up with Metro Boomin on the “Savage Mode” project and became one of the top artists in the music business. Check out this exclusive footage before 21 Savage was famous.

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Life of Artist Manager: 21 Savage Before The Fame

(10/11/14) - Shortly after this footage, 21 Savage ( went on to become one of the most successful artists of the year. On this day, Billboard ( came to Atlanta to do an interview with my artist. We met up with Awful Records, Key!, ManMan Savage and 21 Savage before he collaborated with Sonny Digital ( and Metro Boomin (, and made his hit songs. At the time, I didn't know 21 Savage's name. I don't think he had a rap name around this time. 21 Savage recently went Double Platinum ( with his single "X" featuring Future ( Metro Boomin & 21 Savage also got another platinum plaque for their single "No Heart".

See the full Billboard documentary "My City: Atlanta | The Juice":

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Life of Artist Manager: Noisey Documentary

(10/7/14) - On this day, HBO's Vice ( did a segment for their Noisey music channel (, featuring me and my artist. The Noisey crew flew to Atlanta, to document the music movement in Atlanta, that I helped rejuvenate. We first started off at "El Barrio" where the Awful Records ( crew lived at the time. We then went to Sonny Digital's Atlanta studio to meet with him. We then met Mike Will Made It and the Ear Drummers at a studio in Atlanta. Check out the unseen footage from this documentary that I captured on my iPhone.

Check out the full documentary here:

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Life of Artist Manager: Red Rose Panic Radio Interview

(10/5/14) - On this day, I was in Akron, OH with a band that I work with called Red Rose Panic. Luminari ( and Styxx ( from Red Rose Panic ( had a radio interview at Akron’s 88.1 WZIP ( I went along and taped some of the interview. Check it out.