As anyone from the area can tell you, cold Midwestern winters breed a special type of hustle. Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Ken Abner is just such a hustler. Caught up in the street life and gang bangin’ at an early age, the name Pimp’N reflects a mentality and lifestyle that Ken has outgrown, but still understands. Relocating to Charlotte, NC in his late teens, Ken’s eyes were opened to a new way of living. Now a semi-professional bowler, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, those same eyes stay fxed on the bigger picture. Having a passion for music all of his life, he launched his own independent label, L.A.H. Entertainment (Legal And Hustling). With over 85 songs on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Google Play, Etc. and features from Grammy nominated A-list artist and producers, L.A.H. Entertainment continues to show the world and its fans they are #SMARTERMUSIK!!

Joe Barrino
Joe Barrino (aka Teeny) is the new Boss of R&B hip hop soul. He is an all around entertainer who is doing things his way. Currently finished in the studio working on his debut solo album, “In A Class of My Own” and “Welcome to the Future” with L.A.H. Entertainment, Barrino is a refreshing new breed of R&B with an old school feel and with a splash of Hip Hop. These albums lives up to the title and then some, flled with mind-blowing love ballads and upbeat tempos that have the soul of Jodeci along with a vibe only Barrino can deliver. Growing up in a musical family, Barrino was destined to set his sights on a career in Entertainment. His sister Fantasia Barrino took the world by storm as the 2004 winner of American Idol and Joe Barrino plans to keep the family tradition going. Joe has also performed and toured with his cousins K-Ci & Jo-Jo, the dynamic R&B duo of the hit-making 90s group Jodeci, and he is now taking over and has started his empire to success “Infinite Soul Records”  later taking the world by storm on the hit  TV Reality Show “Fantasia For Real” on Vh1. Later Barrino went back to school and obtained his Business degree so that he could better run his company “Infinite Soul Records” better to make sure the foundation is strong to take on the game. Barrino also is a self taught engineer of over 10 years and a all around entrepreneur. The Boss of R&B hip hop soul is here so fans get ready, your thirst is about to get quench with a new form of musical talent, and has proven to be a all around entertainer.

QZ DaMusiqMan
QZ DaMusiqMan began crafting music at 9 years of age supported by the influence of parents Richard and Angela Lock- hart. As a young teen; he cultivated his own source of income through producing and writing gospel karaoke tunes for surrounding churches and bands. In 2001, Qz caught the attention of Universal recording artist Calvin Richardson and signed with his production team Organized Mindz as a Producer and Song-writer. Their collaboration inspired ”Keep On Pushin” and the Grammy nominated single “More Than a Woman” from the “235 pm” album. Qz also conspired on and produced the offcial “Keep On Pushin” remix featuring Ms. Jade. Independently, QZ has worked with AmiL; formerly in alliance with Jay-Z, Bobby Valentino, Ida Divine, CMG, YSquare Management, Carolina Music Group (CMG), L.A.H. Entertainment, and Legends of the City Entertainment.  Since 2011 Qz has been an artist, vice president, and executive engineer for L.A.H. Entertainment.

Zee Coffee
When the rugged streets of Philly meets the Dirty South you get Mr. Zee Coffee. He’s one of the original L.A.H. roster members brings a hardcore edge to the label. Notable classic hits like “Hard To Find Me”, and “Betta Way” Ft. 2 Chains & Pimp’N Zee Coffee continues to show his artistry and strong comprehensive song writing abilities. Working closely with Pimp’N over the years on the majority of records that that are produced at L.A.H. Studio he has also became engineer savvy and a hook monster!! Be sure to check out his his latest composition “Down Low” Ft. Mr. Popular, Pimp’N, And Qz DaMusiqMan this record is sure to be the ladies top choice!!

Born in Newark, NJ and raised in East Orange, NJ, John is a comedic actor and stand-up comedian. A true entertainer by nature, John can do everything from impersonations to improvisation. As an extrovert, people naturally gravitate towards his fun loving personality. Spend just 5 minutes in his presence and this Prince of Comedy is sure to have you laughing to tears.

Dee Dray
Dee Dray was born in Buffalo, New York. His father was minister to his own church, and this was also a haven for Dee Dray and his siblings. Growing up in a spiritually based household where music was inescapable, Dee Dray began playing instruments {Drums} instinctively in the church at 8-years-old. That reciprocal action propelled his natural ability for composition. While attending the Buffalo Academy for the Visual and Performing Arts, Dee Dray earned a major in vocal and instrumental music {Playing the piano and guitar} while taking lessons as well. He opened and performed with musical legends such as Kenny Rogers, Dave Brubeck (Jazz great), 2 Chains, L.A.H. Entertainment, Pimp’N Ken, Future, Wale, Keith Murray, Nipsey Hussle and others. He has released several mix-tapes, EPs, compilation cd’s, and Albums. Dee Dray writes unbound music ranging from Hip-Hop, Rhythm and Blues, Pop, Gospel, and Neo Soul.

Mr. Popular
Mr. Popular, originally from Cleveland, OH and now residing in Charlotte, NC, grew up listening  to old school music. Mainly inspired by artists like LL Cool J, Ice Cube, The “Notorious” B.I.G.  (Biggie Smalls), and Tu Pac. With Mr. Popular also being a “laid back kind of guy”, he is also heavily influenced by R&B music. With much support from his family, Shanetta Parks (Mother) and Isaac McReynolds (brother), Mr. Popular has been in music since 4th Grade. He has also been in club promotions and hosting for 6-7 years.  After being added to the L.A.H. roster in 2012 with big dreams and plans to go international with his music, Mr. Popular’s overall objective is to be “successful” in the music game!

Rapper ShaTown was born in Buffalo, New York. At the age of 10 ShaTown migrated to Charlotte, North Carolina. It was then ShaTown began to pursue her frst love...music. ShaTown began recording in home based studios, and promoting her cassette tapes in Middle School. Away from the studio ShaTown felt compelled to maintain a lifestyle that was once provided by her mother who was at the time incarcerated for herself and her four younger siblings. This led to a two year prison sentence in NCCIW in Raleigh, NC. After being released from prison in 2011 ShaTown met music producer & C.E.O. Ken Abner of L.A.H. Entertainment, and shortly after became a member of the group at the age of 19. Recording hits such as, “One 4 Da Money” as well as “Green Lights”, and “Sweatshop” both produced by Sonny Digital. This began a wave of local success throughout both North and South Carolina. In 2012 ShaTown began working as a solo artist and began build-ing her brand. As a solo artist ShaTown dropped her frst hit single Watch Yo Chick produced by G Money Baby. ShaTown migrated farther south to Tampa, Florida to pursue her music career. While there she began working with music producer/engineer Bryan Tyson. Bryan Tyson recorded her hit single “ Juggin” . This single generated numbers and a whole new fan base for the aspiring rapper now known as ShaTown Da Boss.         


L.A.H. Entertainment joins Peyton’s Promise to Walk against Child Abuse and Neglect

Ken “Pimp’N Ken” Abner has been added as an 11th hour speaker at Payton's Promise Walk/Run for Child Abuse Prevention on Saturday, April 20 2013, at Freedom Park.

L.A.H. Entertainment, founded by Ken, had already made a sizable financial contribution to the event but a change in schedule made him available to speak to walkers about overcoming adversity to achieve success.

Abner, who spent time in group homes as a child, desires to see all children grow into successful adults no matter what challenges they may face. One of the primary reasons he started L.A.H. Entertainment was to provide career opportunities in the creative arts for the talented but socioeconomically challenged youth around him. Participating in the Peyton’s Place Walk allows Ken to extend that vision to show the local community that the entertainment industry is about more than earning a living by making music and films.

The ultimate goal is to bring people together in ways that forgoes bonds and promotes healthy relationships.


Dorsey Group Announces New Client: L.A.H. Entertainment

Dorsey Group, an integrated communications firm, is pleased to announce that L.A.H. Entertainment has joined its roster of music and film industry clients. The agency is charged with raising brand awareness, facilitating media relations, and developing strategic management plans for the company.

According to DJ Sense, CEO of the Aphilliates/Rhythm and Streets Entertainment, “L.A.H. Entertainment is a very strong movement and this is just the beginning!” Over the last month, Dorsey Group worked with Ken “Pimp’N Ken” Abner, CEO of L.A.H. Entertainment to identify goals, develop key messages, and monitor the brand’s position in the entertainment industry with a goal to continue the momentum described by DJ Sense.