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Ivan The Great/Grammy Bound / Bio

Early years 1963-1985 Ivan Law stage name Ivan The Great aka Pastor I L Law: Pastor, Preacher, Teacher, comedian actor, writer, producer, Beat Maker, Innovator of Hip Hop, CEO Monster Beats Online publisher: Ivan The Great was Born in the city of Los Angeles, to Zonnell Law on July 1st 1963. Where he also attended school, he grew up with Horns in his ears from an infant, he was jump by 7 gang members @ 14 and that's how he found his uncle; he would become his best friend and mentor. He had the instruments; he was an old school blues musician guitar, bass, keys and drums. He pick up a bass for the first time and he found a tune slide by slave, his love for bass was born and he would never put it down. All through high school Jam sessions he played bass in church with Harold Johnson on organ, he was funky on the bass, he started free styling in high school as a rapper Creation of the west coast sound aka Hip Hop 1985-1986 Ivan Influences in rap were Sugar Hill Gang, Curtis blow, Musically Herbie Hancock, Rod Templeton, Slave, parliament ,Harold Johnson, James Brown and many more. Ivan wanted to be a rapper so he purchases the 808 and Roland keyboard went to the studio and recorded his first song, without any practice (Monkey see Monkey do). This song was submitted to Kday without distribution. Macola Records was the distributor of small albums. Ivan sent Monkey see Monkey do for distribution, their response was if you get this song in any rotation they would distribute it. Ivan completed his studio with an 808 drum Machine, Roland Synth sbx 90 sound processer and 4 track recorders. Ivan took a common pop beat and laid his funk on top and wrote and produced (Robo Cop) thus was born the West Coast sound! Pop and Hip Hop copyright 1986. After that he wrote and produced Drop the Beat and coined the phrase 24/7 (Librarian verified) and where he named the art of beat making. He submitted the Demo in 1986 to Macola Records but was twenty years ahead of his time. They called around 1989 1991 to give Dr Dre had the privilege to meet Ivan Law at Macola. The musically silent years 1987-1998 In business he is a legend in the community and Ivan Law was called to Pastor The second coming and current 1998-2013 his stores were very popular because of business he purchased a new studio, He met Chingy, Eric sermon, Gorilla Black, Deja CEO of Subliminal Records, Sk RayJ’s producer, he wrote his own commercial which aired on the beat, he was called by the add executive and someone inquired who’s beat it was, it to became used by other producers. Ivan had his studio set up in his store he worked on new sounds and rhythms all the time. We first heard the term jacking for beats on my space; Ivan was monster: Ivan was raped for hooks & Beats online. 2006 releases would Who Dat, what it do a wonderful duet called Wife Current releases Quit Playing. Sexy chocolate Label Monster Beats Publishing online music publisher.1998 EST online http://broadjam.com/ monsterbeatsrecords online music publisher eyecandy2014.com

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Band Members
Ivan Law
Artist Name
Ivan The Great/Grammy Bound
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Active Since
Rap / Hip Hop / Gospel

Contact Info

Los Angeles, CA

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