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Michael Drentea is YouTubeMusic Certified Partner, and PR professional and Owner of Marquee Music Group. An artist, producer, songwriter, writer and photographer, Drentea has been published in countless major national publications.

Drentea worked with many major artist including The Black Keys, The Wombats, All American Rejects, Katy Perry, Pink, Wiz Khalifa, Post Malone, Imagine Dragons, Ms. Lauryn Hill, NAS, Ice Cube, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Weezer, Halsey, Gucci Mane,  Jewel, Logic, G-Eazy, Lil Uzi Vert, Billy Idol, Tom Petty. Engineers Bernie Grundman and Big Jerm and countless other Grammy Award winning and nominated artist, producers, sound engineers and singer songwriters across the entertainment industry.

Considered for nomination for the 2018 First Annual Chip Hooper Award at the Billboard Live Music Summit & Awards, for his dedication towards the development of many new artists careers.

Drentea was considered for nomination at the 2017 MTV VMAs & BET Music Awards as co-producer of song “Love Me Down” by Marquee artist, Willy Flee.

A guest lecturer at California State University, San Marcos (CSUSM), and University of California, San Diego, Drentea is a 2019 Media Studies graduate at CSUSM with a Minor in Communication, and holds multiple A.A. degrees in both Communication, and Arts & Humanities. Drentea also has a Certificate of Achievement in “Business of Music” from Miracosta College.

Drentea, a West Indies Creole Latino is also a member of four academic honor societies and cousin to Jazz Tenor Saxophonist Paul Gonsalves of the Duke Elligton band, rapper Willy Flee, and is cousin-in-law to actor Mario Lopez and Cultural Theorist Stuart Hall and is a direct descendant of Napolean Bonaparte and Portuguese Knight, João Gonçalves da Câmara and St. Vincent and The Grenadines, Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves.

Drentea worked as former V.P. of A&R at Pacific Records before creating independent record label, Marquee Music Group with its creative arm and marketing and management division.

 

Michael Drentea is Manager for each  Da Kid Emm, and Reezy Runna.

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Back To Cali Magazine Cover Story (Nick Cannon’s Rise To Prime Time)
ISSUE 4 – FEB. / MAR. 2020

 

Back To Cali Magazine Featured Spread (Bringing Joy, Through Sound)
ISSUE 4 – FEB. / MAR. 2020

 

Back To Cali Magazine Cover Story (Tony Hawk & Ernie Hahn)
ISSUE 3 – DEC. / JAN. 2019

 

 

Back To Cali Magazine Spread – Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival 2019
ISSUE 3 – DEC. / JAN. 2019

 

 

Back To Cali Magazine Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival 2019
ISSUE 3 – DEC. / JAN. 2019

 

Back To Cali Magazine Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival 2019
ISSUE 3 -DEC. / JAN. 2019

 

Back To Cali Magazine Spin Records and Lou’s Records
ISSUE 3 -DEC. / JAN. 2019

 

Back To Cali Magazine Julian Pie Company / Mom’s Pie House
ISSUE 3 -DEC. / JAN. 2019

 

Back to Cali Magazine Featured Spread KAABOO 2019
ISSUE 2 OCT. / NOV/ 2019

 

SURFER MAGAZINE 

 

KORDUROY TV

 

REVOLT IN STYLE MAGAZINE

 

THE INERTIA (Press Release: 1st Annual San Diego Surf Film Festival)

 

The Cougar Chronicle (Official Newspaper for California State University, San Marcos)

 

 


The Inertia

 

 CARLSBAD MAGAZINE

 

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND

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SWITCHFOOT

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COLBIE CAILLAT

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FLATBUSH ZOMBIES

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BIG WILD

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TYGA

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VINCE STAPLES

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THIEVERY CORPORATION

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MIGOS

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PHANTOGRAM

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LIL DICKY

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LIL BABY

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J.I.D.

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EARTHGANG

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AMINE

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YOUNG DIRTY BASTARD

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METHOD MAN

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RAEKWON THE CHEF

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GZA

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RZA

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WIZ KHALIFA

 

GUCCI MANE

 

IMAGINE DRAGONS

 

OUTKAST (BIG BOI)

 

BILLY IDOL

 

POST MALONE

 

CAGE THE ELEPHANT

 

TLC

 

MS. LAURYN HILL

 

KATY PERRY

 

KESHA

 

ICE CUBE

 

LOGIC

 

PINK

 

G-EAZY

 

NAS

 

LIL UZI VERT

 

HALSEY

 

XAVIER RUDD

 

JEWEL

 

TOM PETTY

 

ONE REPUBLIC

 

ECHO KELLUM

 

ISSA MOVIE SET

 

ERNIE HAHN & TONY HAWK


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SURF

 

US Government

 

San Diego Padres

 

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