Profession: Composer and Urban Pop Artist
Date of Birth: October 6, I 982.
Place/Country: Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Education: Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration, Florida A & M University, 2005.
Edward Long, founder of Cut Yo’ Dang On Radio On. LLC, (The Long Administration) is an in die artist and Atlanta, Georgia native who has thrilled audiences throughout the South, Midwest and the West Coast for a decade with his urban mix of alternative dance and pop. His entertaining blend of positive lyrics and feel good beats, coupled with his electrifying stage presence have afforded him the privilege of promoting the positive aspects of life in a non-traditional musical format, which makes it appealing to a variety of audiences.
Long is a true entertainment prodigy. whose multi-dimensional talents and desire for music stem from his desire to fill the void left from the divergence of gospel music’s approach to positive living and the main-stream music industry’s ideas of the “good life” and success. He endeavors to motivate and inspire people through his music, by being an ambassador for a positive lifestyle and clean, wholesome fun. Edward Long has been exposed to many types of music and has seen all varied aspects of the entertainment world. This myriad of vantage points have afforded him the opportunity to glean valuable knowledge from experienced professionals as well as formulate a musical style that crosses over many genres yet encompasses and captures the very heartbeat of the music industry.
Such knowledge has also placed Edward Long in the position to operate in more capacities than that of just a performing artist as he has written music for other performers such as Lil’ lroCc and produced musical arrangements for New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. He has also hosted concerts for the hottest names in Hip Hop, including: Ludacris, Chingy. Lil Jon, G-Unit, Tl.. and Lil Scrappy and has completed many recording collaborations, as well as opened shows to notable mainstream and gospel artists that include T-Pain. Canton Jones, Mr. Del, Platinum Souls, I 12, Jagged Edge. Michelle Williams, Johnny Gill, Master P. David Banner, Pastor Troy and Kirk Franklin. Edward Long current projects include his I st solo album,” Funky. Fresh & Fly”, and composing music for and working on collaborations with other artists. The album is scheduled for· release late 2009.
As a seasoned rookie in the entertainment world, Long is soaring to lofty heights at a young age. He encompasses the unique tools that are necessary to fill the void 111 the industry in which he is matriculating. Long hopes to establish a solid blueprint for other artists to follow; one that does not reform to the traditional standards of music, but breaks the mold in creating innovative ways of spreading the message of positive living across all genres, cultures and people. He hopes to be a catalyst for their future success by taking thrs type of music into a viable marketplace that includes radro, television and various other forms of entertainment. Without a doubt.Young Ed is a skillful on-air personality, eye-catching entertainer: inspirational speaker and savvy businessman who is sure to overwhelm the global music industry. one lyrical beat at a time.