VERIZON
PRODUCER

[August 2016 - January 2018]

In order to promote Verizon's 8GB for $50 prepaid offer, our agency proposed a nation-wide freestyle competition that will generate a large social media buzz. Working alongside 300 Entertainment's music mogul Kevin Liles and mega producer London on da Track, our agency team activated two highly successful competitions, cooridnated and lead the event with represnetatives from Verizon, Samsung, 300 Ent., and other PR based agnecies.

The #freestyle50 challenge was a nation-wide competition to challenge up-and-coming artists a platform to showcase their skills virally and pursue hip-hop stardom through social media. With the launch party for both 2016 and 2017 being hosted by our agency in New York, eight MCs was be chosen amongst hundreds to battle it out for $10,000 and a single record deal with 300 Entertainment. ----and with notable artists such as Migos, Tee Grizzly, Busta Rhymes, and more. 

Since October of 2016, I have worked in various capacities in the production of all four Freestyle 50 events.  
 

11.29.16    Freestyle50 - New York City - Production Freelancer

12.17.16    Freestyle 50 Final - Atlanta, GA - Production Freelancer

07.25.17    Freestyle 50 Part II - New York City - Producer 

08.01.17    Freestyle 50 Part II Final-  Los Angeles - Social Media Specialist / Producer

Freestyle 50 (2016) - New York & Atlanta

As a production freelancer, I helped coordinate and put together v

My responsibilities included location scouting, 

During the event, I 

Freestyle 50 Part II (2017) - New York & Los Angeles

With the massive success of the #Freestyle50 challenge, Verizon collaborated with our agency to host the competition for it's second comeback.

 

As a producer, I took on various production leads for both the NYC and LA event. 

© 2019 RYOSUKE HOSHIYAMA

E: ryosukehoshiyama@gmail.com

C: 917-302-5031

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