WILLIAM RAY NORWOOD JR.
William Ray Norwood Jr., professionally known as “Ray J”, is an American singer, songwriter, television personality, actor and entrepreneur. Ray J was born in McComb, Mississippi. He is the son to Willie and Sonja Norwood, and brother to actress Brandy Norwood and the first cousin to the famous hip-hop artist - Snoop Dogg. Since the early 90’s Ray J has sustained an impactful career in the entertainment industry achieving many milestones and accolades throughout his tenure. Recently, in 2018 Ray J finalized a $31 million dollar tech deal with Cowboy Wholesale to globally expand his consumer electronics brand. Ray J has a proven track record of success in multiple business sectors and is expanding his next endeavor into safe, compliant, and natural cannabis solutions.
He sold his Scoot-E-Bike ride-sharing business to the Canadian firm LOOPShare, earning in the high seven-figures for the deal. He will also take 19 million shares in the company in exchange, providing forward momentum to the company’s development strategy.
With 25 years of experience in the entertainment industry, Dorian Washington is an award-winning business professional with forty-five platinum plaques while working with labels and artists such as Universal, Def Jam, Interscope, Jay Z, Future, Ray J, Yo Gotti, Lil Dicky, and many more. He is an astute talent scout and promoter with management experience in A&R, film production and musical direction, as he guides artists professional careers, develops their reputation, and builds fan base.
Aside from the music industry, Dorian's marketing, production, and management expertise has expands to industries such as cannabis, consumer electronics, UFC productions, award-winning films and television.