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  • SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE AT THE CATHEDRAL

    By: mandaterecords

    March 27, 2014

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    There is no better place to be on a third Sunday evening than at the Cathedral! Music, creativity and jam sessions are commonplace and there is no end to the possibilities for great music. M.A.N.D.A.T.E. Records and Topic Media served up a mix of musicians and entertainers from all over the city. It pays to expect the unexpected when you come through the door because you’ll always walk out with more “bang” than you ever imagined. To be a part of the action just go to sundaynightlive@mandaterecords.com and let us know you what musical gift you want to share.

  • B.E.T. CELEBRATION OF GOSPEL

    By: mandaterecords

    March 27, 2014

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    M.A.N.D.A.T.E. Records turned out to watch what turned up at the BET Celebration of Gospel at the Orpheum Theatre last weekend in Los Angeles. The air was charged with energy as we filed into the venue with the top names in gospel music today. There’s nothing like being shoulder- to- shoulder with industry “movers and shakers”; and keeping on top of the newest artists and trends in gospel, like contemporary styling from a Jonathan McReynolds or the smokin’ performance from veteran (first name) Charlie, (last name) Wilson, who left everything on the stage. M.A.N.D.A.T.E. Records was well received and impressed by the gathering of executives and artists for the annual affair – stick around and we’ll be sure to keep you informed on all the latest news and information on the gospel industry from around the world!

  • Men 4 Christ, has been nominated as the Quart...

    By: mandaterecords

    March 12, 2014

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    For the second year in a row M.A.N.D.A.T.E. recording artists, Men4Christ, have been nominated as the Quartet of the Year. These seasoned veterans have performed at countless venues all over the globe, on tours, and as headliners in locations from the House of Blues to convention centers and college campuses.

  • GOSPEL DAY EVENT CO-HOSTED BY RECORDS EXECUTI...

    By: Leonard Thompson

    August 27, 2013

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    Los Angeles/San Diego (August 27, 2013) “Back to Basics: The Music & Entertainment Summit 2014,” the ultimate networking, marketing and promotions event for entertainment industry, is coming to San Diego in the spring of 2014. The three-day Summit, scheduled for May 1-4, 2014, brings together musical veterans, newcomers, business executives and entrepreneurs from all genres of the business. This year’s “Gospel Day” will be co-hosted by Leonard J. Thompson III, President and CEO of M.A.N.D.A.T.E. Records Inc., along with the Urban Network Digital & Amalgamation Magazine on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at the Four Points by Sheraton, 8110 Aero Drive, San Diego, California 92123. “I have known Leonard J. Thompson III for about 20 years and have watched him build a great company and team,” states summit visionary and co-host, Arthur Mitchell, Urban Digital Network President. “I am very excited to have M.A.N.D.A.T.E. Records as a part of this project.” Thompson has forged a place in the market of gospel music by successfully promoting and producing artists locally and internationally for over 20 years. What started as a grassroots label has bloomed into a nationally recognized label with a specific vision, “local origination, but global destination,” said Thompson. The label has grown from a small home-based business to one of Southern California’s premiere record labels. His commitment to keeping that vision alive was demonstrated by the launch of a Jazz division in 2012. It features a sizzling line-up of artists who performed at the Market Creek Plaza Amphitheatre and showcased local residents alongside nationally acclaimed […]