“The original Tennessean don dada” Eddie Meeks is a true veteran of
the music industry. Eddie Meeks who makes up one-third of the Atlanta
based super group Prophetix has been releasing records for almost 10
years and still going strong. Eddie Meeks who is originally from
Memphis, Tenn. got his
start in the mid-90’s with his first single
“Larger Than Life” and has been on a roll ever since. With his group
projects “Larger Than Life” EP, “Da Unfold” EP and “High Risk” LP under
his belt, countless shows, tours with KRS-One, guest appearances and
his very own mixtape “Getcha Money Maiyne” it is now time for Big Meeks
to let the world hear him on the solo tip with his debut album “On
Everythang I Love” for 2005. Not waiting on the industry to
"give" him a recording deal, he formed Asylum Entertainment in 1995.
Asylum Entertainment has released over 8 independent records including
Larger Than Life b/w Gunclappin' (1997), Larger Than Life The EP
(1998), Da Unfold (2000), Art Varies From Head To Head, the HDZ Project
(2000), True Urban Grit (2001), High Risk (2002), Bigguns (2003), and
Meet Jon Doe (2003).
PROPHETIX, is composed of lyricists Eddie Meeks and Mello Melanin and
DJ/Producer Jon Doe. Currently the new video for their single "Gotcha"
from the Meet Jon Doe album is making its rounds globally on video
shows, the Internet, and the World Wide Web. Their music has charted in
major markets such as Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, Orlando, Seattle,
the United Kingdom, Tokyo, Japan, and Sydney, Australia.
accomplishments include a hot remix by Jon Doe on the world famous
Beastie Boys Anthology DVD, performances at the legendary Apollo in
Harlem, New York, and sharing the stage with the Grammy award winning
Hip-Hop band, The Roots, KRS-ONE, Talib Kweli, Slum Village, Dead Prez,
and MF Doom.
The originality of his
music earned him a featured spot in several College Music Journal live
showcases including the CMJ Musicfest in New York. His
music has been highlighted on television shows and commercials
broadcast on BET, MTV, TNT, and Turner South and on various radio shows
across the country.
Meeks hit the metro
Atlanta area as a college freshmen at Southern Tech in Marietta, GA and
has been striving toward the top ever since. He met Jon Doe while he
was a college radio DJ at Western Kentucky University. When Jon
graduated, he moved to Nashville to rock at Vanderbilt radio for one
semester. Then he moved to Atlanta, linked up with the Memphis born
emcee, and the rest is history.In
hot pursuit of closing his first label deal, Meeks drove 3,000 miles
from Atlanta to Los Angeles to make sure their music was being properly
represented at the label. He has been known to use the "Guest List"
tactic to get into clubs free to promote their art. Jon Doe came out of
no where and added a whole new dimension to their arsenal.-from Domination Recordings
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