Wayne Jones Biography
Wayne Jones was born in Brooklyn in Kings County Hospital on August 4, 1965 to Robert Wayne Jones and Pauline Jones. Growing up in a low income family and neighborhood, nothing was easy for Wayne. From almost day one, Wayne Jones worked hard for all he obtained.
It was in high school that Wayne found out his gift,.....Music. Wayne has a beautiful voice and that was his niche in High School. Wayne was also very athletic. He dabbled for the basketball team and wrestling team, but, again, found his niche with the track team, where he excelled.
When Wayne was 17 years old, he was introduced to the United States Army. Wayne's grades were not good enough to garner him a scholarship and not qualifying for the state championships in track and field, hurt his chances of obtaining a athletic scholarship. So Wayne decided to join the Army to obtain the monies needed to go to college. In June 1983, Wayne entered the United States Army. He would stay with them for 6 years and in 1989, he was granted an Honorable Discharge.
In 1992, Wayne began his business career. From 1992 to 2010 Wayne worked for top-tier, C-Level Senior Executives. He worked for various companies in various industries. Some of those companies were Zicherman Bloome Engineering Consultants, Consolidated Edison Company of New York (Con Ed), Korn/Ferry International (an Executive Search firm), The New York City School Construction Authority, The Law Offices of C. Vernon Mason, Charles Rapp Enterprisesand The Daily Blossom. Wayne credits his business knowledge from working with former attorney C. Vernon Mason, Howard Rapp and Arnold Graham (President and Vice President of Charles Rapp Enterprises) and Saundra Parks, Owner/Founder/CEO and Creative Director of The Daily Blossom and Daily Blossom Events. These positions proved to be the preparation grounds for his next level in his already interesting business career.
Wayne is the Owner, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Wayne Management Company. Wayne Management Company is a multi-service company where their only job is to promote and market, not to mention, provide additional professional consultation and resources for small to medium sized businesses. Currently, Wayne is personal manager to Blak Cheri, Farrogoummo, Nyce 1, and Meetsource, . He also has a consulting agreement consultant with Farrogoummo Madeoff and One Love Foundation, LLC, and Sweet Ali, and SweetFuzz Productions, who just released her debut single YOU AND I under SweetFuzz Productions on Amazon, Tidal, iTunes, Apple Music and Google Play. He is also consultant to The Red Maple Leaf Events company and social media manager for Sweet Tee Ali and Empower Fitness (formerly known as S & S Fitness, Inc.
December 2013, Wayne launched Black Lion Entertainment Music Group to give his artists a platform to market and advertise their brand as well as their music. In May 2014 Wayne was diagnosed with prostate cancer and spent the first half of 2014 in the hospital. Although he is temporarily paralyzed and going through a lot of treatments and therapies, it has not slowed him down, but actually, made him work harder. B.L.E.M.G. 2nd mixtape "WE ARE COMING DA MIXTAPE" has already won Best Album by Poze Productions' X-Poz-Ing Music Awards and was nominated for Album/Mixtape of the Year with the Southern Coalition Movement Music Awards for 2016. Also nominated in the categories of Promoter of the Year for both Black Lion Entertainment Music Group and Wayne Management Company, Small Business Owner of the Year, Record Label of the Year (Independent), and 5 other categories. Also interesting to note that the mixtape has also garnered awards with their group Rarebreed for their smash "WE ON IT" from the X-Poz-Ing Music Awards and the Akademia Music Awards, and is now also nominated for Song of the Year with the Southern Coalition Movement Music Awards for 2016.
In December 2016, Wayne was appointed to the Honoring Committee for City Gala. Then in February 2017, Wayne was offered a seat on the Volunteer Advisory Committee for the Prostate Cancer Foundation where he is currently running a crowdfunding effort to fund the research for the cure. You can find his crowdfunding page and our team page by going HERE.
In August 2017, CONCRETE JUNGLE - THE MIXTAPE was awarded the X-Poz-ing Music Awards Hip Hop Album of the Year by Poze Productions/Poze Records. The 2nd time B.L.E.M.G. has won this award from an album executive produced by Wayne Jones.
Wayne Jones is 53 years old, living in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn. He is a proud father of 7 (6 girls and one boy) and an even prouder grandfather of 14 and a great grandfather of two.