Roy Cormier is a cultural visionary, record producer, manager, international concert promoter, and an entrepreneur whose pioneering contributions to hip hop music were pivotal in pushing the genre and culture to its current worldwide popularity.
Roy has collaborated with major artists from 1980’s to today’s hottest names of music including LL Cool J, Will Smith & DJ Jazzy Jeff, Beastie Boys, Public Enemy, and Whodini, the first rap group to go platinum.
Cormier is further credited with co-creating the first American owned company promoting black music overseas.
Cormier produced concerts worldwide including Chaka Khan, Zapp/Roger Troutman and Frankie Beverly to Public Enemy, Ice T, Mary J. Blige, Brandy, Keith Sweat, Dru Hill, Sean “P Diddy” Combs, Jennifer Lopez, Queen Latifah, Lauryn Hill, the Fugees, Wyclef Jean and others - introducing hip hop culture to millions globally.
Other accomplishments include leading Pallas Records as co-president, helping launch platinum selling group Crucial Conflict with Fab 5 Freddy, producing Chris Rock’s first album, and consulting for Three 6 Mafia, the 1st rap group to ever win an Oscar.