Newport Beach the 1500 or Nothin’ Way – 1500 Sound Academy icon

1500 or Nothin and Twila True combined Hip Hop and Newport Beach elite at her annual Tropical Summer Soiree. Held at Twila’s ultra high end jewelry store, she is a partner in the 1500 Sound Academy. Everybody had a blast.

1500 or Nothin’ is a musical ensemble composed of record producers, songwriters, musicians and music videographers, formed in 2006.

Headquartered in Inglewood at the brand new 1500 Sound Academy, 1500 has class rooms, studios, soundstage, podcast studios a theater and have graduates working with Apple, Live Nation and more. 1500 or Nothin’ is composed of three internal divisions: 1500 Or Nothin’ Music, 1500 Or Nothin’ Video, and 1500 Or Nothin’ Ancillary.

In 2006, 1500 or Nothin’ began to create “a variety of music genres including Hip-Hop Rap, Rhythm & Blues, Alternative Rock, Urban and New Adult Contemporary. The collective 1500 or Nothin’ has lent their writing, production or instrument skills to records for Justin Timberlake, Adele, Jay-Z, Kanye West, T.I., Bruno Mars, Silk Sonic, Rihanna and many of today’s hottest and most influential artists.

Herb Trawick, an advisor and honorary member of the 1500 Collective brought the buzz and as a special treat to see the 1500 or Nothin band play live. And they are sick!!!

Rance Dopson, CEO of 1500 or Nothin and James Fauntleroy, President looked like proud papas all night. Singer Jordin Sparks and ‘Basketball Wives’ star cast member Evelyn Lozado were among the many supporters, guests and team members enjoying the special night.

Rance Dopson, CEO, 1500 or Nothin, Twila True and James Fauntleroy, President, 1500 or Nothin

Jordan Sparks, Twila True and Evelyn Lozado

Super cool people, Super cool hang.

1500 or Nothin, Twila True and Volume Ventures, doing huge things in music, production and academia!

Kevin Fleming, CEO, The Urban Buzz and Herb Trawick, CEO, Pensado’s Place and advisor to 1500 or Nothin Collective