Shaheim Kellum public speaking at an event in 2014.

BIOGRAPHY

SHAHEIM KELLUM

"MR. CYNCLAIR"

FATHER / HUSBAND / BUSINESSMAN / AUTHOR / INVESTOR / MENTOR

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THERE IS A RELATIVELY SMALL SEGMENT OF LEADERS IN THE MUSIC BUSINESS WORLD; INDIVIDUALS WHO SEEM ABLE TO BUILD RELATIONSHIPS, TRUST, AND RAPPORT WITH ALMOST ANYONE. AND THEN CAN BROKER RELATIONSHIPS AND MAKE CONNECTIONS BETWEEN PEOPLE, CREATE PARTNERSHIPS, AND ALLIANCES, WHILE PROPELLING FORWARD MOMENTUM FOR COLLECTIVE RESULTS. THAT IS THE LEADERSHIP OF SHAHEIM KELLUM.

 

SHAHEIM AKA MR. CYNCLAIR, IS AN EXPERIENCED LEADER AND COACH LOOKING TO UNITE PEOPLE THROUGH THEIR PASSIONS. SHAHEIM'S DRIVING INGENUITY TO GET RESULTS- THROUGH COLLABORATION, PARTNERSHIPS, AND RELATIONSHIPS ARE WHAT HE'S ALL ABOUT. WITH AN ENTHUSIASTIC, APPROACHABLE, AND GENUINELY FRIENDLY VIBE, SHAHEIM RADIATES A SINCERE PASSION FOR DELIVERING VALUE AND BENEFITS TO HIS CLIENTS AND CONSTITUENTS.

 

MAJORING IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT & PHYSICAL EDUCATION (COACHING) AT SAINT FRANCIS COLLEGE, BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, NY, HAD PREPARED SHAHEIM FOR THE DIVERSITY AND NETWORKING CAPABILITIES NEEDED TO WORK IN BUSINESS FIELDS. SHAHEIM WOULD LATER APPLY HIS STUDIES IN MANY AREAS, INCLUDING PROMOTION, SALES, AND NETWORK MARKETING. 

 

IN HIS EARLY YEARS, SHAHEIM ASSISTED ON SEVERAL PROJECTS FOR DIVERSE COMPANIES AND LABELS. HIS AMBITIOUS SPIRIT IS UNDENIABLE. 

 

IN 2011, SHAHEIM BECAME A TALENT SCOUT/RECRUITER FOR A FORMER J RECORDS EXECUTIVE. SINCE THEN, SHAHEIM HAS WORKED WITH AFFILIATES OF BET, MTV, UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP, GSM MAGAZINE, AUDIOHYPE, INTERSCOPE, ATLANTIC RECORDS, BAD BOY RECORDS, 116TH ST PR DAY FESTIVAL, THE DAILY NEWS (NY), XTREME 104FM RADIO, UNDERGROUND XTREME RADIO, WDIB RADIO, DESERT STORM RADIO, EONE MUSIC GROUP, OCKTOBER MUSIC FESTIVAL, MELISSA B. INC., BUNGALOW RECORDS, "THE A&R REPORT" ON XTREME 104.9FM RADIO, MIC BARBER MANAGEMENT (DIDDY'S FORMER ASSISTANT), HOT 97 (NYC), POWER 105.1 (NYC), THE SOURCE MAGAZINE, STREET KINGS, 50 CENT'S PRODUCER - BANG OUT, IMG RECORDINGS, AND MANY MORE.

 

SHAHEIM'S DEDICATION SPAWNED CYNCLAIR ENTERPRISE, AN ARTIST DEVELOPMENT SERVICE COMPANY, WHICH THEN MERGED IN A PARTNERSHIP WITH A COLLECTIVE GROUP OF INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS TO FORM C&C ENTERTAINMENT FIRM, LLC, A START-UP ENTERTAINMENT SERVICES COMPANY.

 

DURING HIS TIME AT C&C ENTERTAINMENT FIRM, SHAHEIM WOULD GO ON TO WRITE AND SELF-PUBLISH THE "SUCCESS WORKBOOK FOR ENTREPRENEURS." HOLDING POWER SEMINARS IN NYC TO EMPHASIZE THE LESSONS IN THE WORKBOOK FOR VISION PLANNING, PRODUCTIVITY, AND RESULTS. THROUGHOUT SHAHEIM'S CAREER, HE HAS ALWAYS GIVEN ADVICE, MENTORED AND/OR CONSULTED ANYONE THAT HE HAS ENCOUNTERED THAT WAS WILLING TO LISTEN. THE INTENSE ENTHUSIASM FOR TEACHING AND COACHING BEGAN TO CALL OUT TO HIM MORE AND MORE.

 

AFTER 5 YEARS, SHAHEIM WOULD LATER LEAVE C&C ENTERTAINMENT FIRM BUT NOT AFTER EXPANDING ITS BUSINESS MODEL INTERNATIONALLY TO LONDON AND JAPAN. 

 

IN 2019, SHAHEIM STARTED THE MUSIC ARTIST COACH PROGRAM WHERE HE COACHES, ADVISES AND MENTORS INDEPENDENT ARTISTS ON EVERY ASPECT OF THEIR MUSIC CAREER. THROUGH ONLINE PLATFORMS SUCH AS FACEBOOK AND TWITTER, SHAHEIM IS ABLE TO CONNECT WITH INDEPENDENT TALENT GLOBALLY. HE FOCUSES HIS SESSIONS ON HELPING TALENT GET RESULTS THROUGH THREE CORE PRINCIPLES: BRAND, PRODUCT, AND HUSTLE.

TO FURTHER HIS REACH THE MUSIC ARTIST COACH PROGRAM HAS A RUNNING BLOG OF INFORMATION AND TACTICS FOR INDEPENDENT ARTISTS THROUGH HIS BLOG "MUSIC COACH TIPS."

 

SHAHEIM HAS HIS SIGHTS SET ON RELEASING HIS NEXT BOOK, "NO RECORD LABEL NEEDED..." TO FURTHER SPREAD HIS KNOWLEDGE TO ASPIRING INDEPENDENT PROFESSIONALS. HE WANTS TO HELP ANY WAY HE CAN. THIS BOOK IS THE FIRST OF MANY MORE TO COME. 

 

SHAHEIM'S EXTRAORDINARY VALUE AND EXTENSIVE KNOWLEDGE SHINE THROUGH WHEN IT COMES TO ADVISING, STRATEGIC PLANNING, OPERATIONS, PARTNERSHIP, AND ALLIANCE BUILDING. THERE IS NO LIMIT FOR THIS DEDICATED AND ENTERPRISING INDIVIDUAL WHO SHOWS A GREAT DEAL OF PRIDE AND ZEAL IN EVERYTHING HE DOES. SHAHEIM RESIDES IN NYC WITH HIS WIFE AND TWO CHILDREN.

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Caleia Thomas-Kellum in 2019

CALEIA THOMAS- KELLUM

"LEIA"

MOTHER / WIFE / CHIEF OF STAFF / EXECUTIVE VIRTUAL ASSISTANT /

REAL ESTATE AGENT / INVESTOR / BAKER

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Working with people and making their lives a bit easier has always been something I've strived towards. I have developed and honed my skills in responding promptly to various situations involving all levels of executives and clientele--always with tact, confidentiality, and dependability. I have over 18 years of experience working in customer relations and administration, high proficiency in utilizing Mac and PC platforms, and Social Media platforms.

Under intense time restraints, my qualities as an organized, deadline-driven, and detail-oriented individual allow me to be a trusted asset to any company to get the job done and get it done efficiently.

Connect with me now on LinkedIn to explore how we can work together.

College of Mount Saint Vincent  - Graduate

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Communications

  • Recipient of the Saint Vincent de Paul Scholarship

New York State Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

  • 2019 - Present

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