Steve “Capo” Newland (Born January 31, 1984), in Willingboro, New Jersey is an American music marketing mogul and entrepreneur, and founder of “IMS MARKETING GROUP” currently residing in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is responsible for the success of countless chart-topping singles over the past 5 years.
Jan 31, 1984
|Place of birth||Willingboro, New Jersey|
|Birth name||Steve Anthony Newland Jr.|
|Education||University of Maryland|
|Occupation||DJ, producer, founder of OurMuzik|
New land, the oldest of 5 siblings, grew up as a world traveler, thanks to his mother’s service in the United States Air Force. Having lived in several countries such as Japan, Italy, Panama, and Portugal, Newland was quickly exposed to the world at a young age, which helped him to become the well-rounded businessman he was it is today. Graduated from Aviano American High School in Aviano, Italy (near Venice) in 2002.
CapoHis career has been spread across three different areas, but what sets him apart from the rest is that he has shaped his life learning all the experiences he has had throughout his journey and reached the top of his career. Capo began his career path in 2005 serving in the United States Air Force as an active-duty military member.
After rendering his service in the Air Force, Capo’s life took a 360-degree turn when he entered the music business. It was in 2006 that Capo started working for a Private Club Records in Tokyo, Japan, where he became a mentor and key member of society, along with their flagship artists and the popular rap duo brother 24Hours & Madeintyo (MadeinTokyo).
While working with various labels such as: Private Club Records, So So Def, Disturbing Tha Peace (DTP), and more in the city of Atlanta; Capo has helped shape the careers of many artists associated with the label which included names like “Lil Scrappy”, “Christian Kuya” and many more. Capo credits his cousin “Halim Rice” for making him debut in the music business. Halim is also a label executive and manages popular rappers such as “G-Unit Records” and “50-Cent”. According to Capo, it was Halim who taught him the basics and other related knowledge of the music industry.
In addition to being a mentor for artists, Capo has also embarked on the work of coordinating and touring management of numerous international tours and events. This gave him the opportunity to work with many other big names in the music industry like “Juicy J”, “24Hrs”, “Waka Flocka”, “The Game”, “Asap Mobb” and “Lil Jon”.
Did you know…
- Capo began his career path in 2005.
- Capo thanks his cousin “Halim Rice” for making him debut in the world of music.