Bryan O'Quinn was one of the few underground dance music artists to enjoy negligible mainstream exposure during the late 80s and early 90s heyday of hip-hop soul. O'Quinn's smooth seductive crooning style and exciting dance moves earned him a significant female following and made him a presence on the up and coming R&B, dance and underground house music scene.
Even after industry grimier brands of output eclipsed the ultramodern love stories OQuinn favored, he transitioned his music into the more retro-leaning neo-soul movement, as it was honest and inevitable.
Achi Bryan Amamihe also is known as Bryan O'Quinn, singer, songwriter, and music producer who founded BSM Entertainment more than a dozen years ago, an agency doing public relations, marketing, and concert promotion and other enterprises. A Nigerian American, He had acting roles in Children's Theatre productions and went on to appear in several off-Broadway musicals.
The new millennium found Bryan O'Quinn in yet another inspirational and motivating place, championing many causes, especially those pertaining to families and children. He was the spokesperson for the Men of Valor Responsible fatherhood association partnering with Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. An organization adhering to the great importance of the non-custodial parents or as OQuinn has said, The uplifting and preservation of the father parent-child connection.
In 2004 Bryan OQuinn signed an exposure agreement with the Alpha Model Group (a division of On track Modeling Inc.) The Contract representation directs his modeling, promotional work, and television, print, and motion picture endeavors.
In early 2006 Mr. O'Quinn began to serve as a board member for a very exclusive Performing Arts Advisory Board, which was formed by the Dilworth Visual and Performing Arts Elementary School. The purpose of the board is to strengthen the connection between the school and Dilworth, one of Charlotte NC's most esteemed neighborhoods.
BSM Entertainment & Records will release Bryan O'Quinn's new album, Profile of a Don (A retrospective collection),.
The Project presents previously released and unreleased alternate takes of songs personally selected for the album by Bryan O'Quinn in acknowledgment of their groundbreaking significance towards the singer's a career in music thus far, including brand new songs, "More to Life and Stay True," both of which have received scores of internet downloads and accolades. These songs have already been featured and ranked as top 40 music on ourstage.com, the only purely democratic site where fans decide who's best in emerging music. "For me, every song on my new CD is a positive affirmation of where I've been as an artist and it is truly a direct acknowledgment and a personal thank you from me to all of my supporters and my core fan base over the years, to the business people who have taught me, I am extremely grateful," Mr. OQuinn said.
Yes, I love the live performance experience. When Im onstage the exchange with my audience is amazing! It really is like a giving relationship that loves you back. I will be promoting the new album, although we have no dates as of yet.
The sweet soul of Motown and the driving dance club riffs of Chicago and New York house music. More than that my music roots come from Africa; where it is very important when it comes to the deep spirit. I am an African man by nature; so the essence of our songs and music is instinctive and this spirit is passed down from generation to generation, as well as to singing and dancing. The influence was quite natural for me.
"I'm looking for someone creative to do my videos" Indie Film makers etc..