Dupree Fam Productions Team
Jennifer Valentin is an ambitious and motivated individual born in Cambridge, MA and currently residing in New York City. She has a graduate degree from Emerson College and currently works at a national media company. Valentin also serves as a publicist for recording artist Von Dupree. Prior to that she has done freelance public relations and marketing for many companies and has a successful fashion blog, Stiletto Goddess.
Engineer | Chaka C-Highest Harley
Chaka Harley is a Pro Tools Certified Producer/Songwriter and Mix Engineer. He has engineered and produced using Avid's industry standard production and recording software/hardware Pro Tools for over 10 yrs. He became a Pro Tools Certified HD Operator by enrolling in ProMedia Training at Stankonia Recording Studio (OutKast's Facility) in Atlanta, GA. Chaka gathered both his technical and creative savy by spending many years producing his own music as a recording artist. In addition to his many talents, Chaka encourages every person he encounters to give their all. By understanding the role of an artist, he recognizes talent and helps to bring out their very best. Chaka's versatility at adapting varying "genre" of music sets him apart from thousands of recording engineers who find themselves incapable of producing other forms of music.
Artist/Writer/Marketing | UNC
Official DJ | DJ On 1
Born and raised in Winston Salem, DJ On 1 attended Forsyth Technical Community College . He marched in the band at WSSU (Winston Salem State University ) The Red Sea of Sound playing on the drum line for 2 years. Moving to Durham, NC he began his career as a DJ, and started making a name for himself. He later met, Von Dupree at his listening party, which developed a relationship and became Von Dupree's official DJ.
Artist/Writer/Creative Mind | RIO
Music artist RIO is a highly motivated talented individual born in Durham, NC and currently residing in Raleigh, NC. By growing up in church, and his father being a preacher he knew at an early age music was strong on both sides of his family. He became a music artist for Dupree Fam, which began late 2013. He believes with God first in his life there is no limit to what you can do.
Trainer/Designer/Marketing | G4
Arthur Goforth IV was born and raised in the capital of South Carolina, which is Columbia (the MET). On a full football scholarship to North Carolina Central University he met Von and the bond was built. Connecting on so many different levels, from talents, determination, business mind set, and so much more complimented one another. Things Arthur brings to the table for the Dupree Family are: web design, marketing, drummer, guitar, training, and a musical background with a family full of music artist.
Writer/Network Specialist/Business Analyst | Tup
A Detroit born, North Carolina native who attended NCCU in the Fall of 2009, met Von through playing Division 1 football. They soon realized their talents went further than the field, and began to explore various talents, such as writing and business planning. Using a degree in Psychology and minor in Business from NCCU, Tup works as a business analyst, network specialist, and creative writer within La Familia to help expand the dream.
Road Manager | Teezy
Touring/Bookings | Booking@vondupree.com
La Familia DJ | DJ TeeOh
Talent speaks for itself, so TeeOh found himself on shows with artists such as , and many more (SFBOM). In early 2012, TeeOh took a bit of a break from DJing as he began his at (Boston). TeeOh won the His talents as a DJ, Producer, Public Figure, and scholar were recognized as he became a . Also, DJ TeeOh is now an official DJ for La Familia DJ's, releasing Von Dupree's new music firsthand.