Oaktown SoulIn Shawn’s small studio apartment, the OakTownSoul brand and production collective was officially formed. The original goal was to build a collective of soulful producers to put out beat tapes.
MissionAs advocates for the Oakland music community, OakTownSoul is dedicated to providing knowledge and resources to local artists that are traditionally concentrated in markets like New York City and Los Angeles. The music community in Oakland is unique and trendsetting; OakTownSoul is building the foundation for Oakland to be a music industry hub so we can retain our homegrown talent.
Oakstop Alliance has partnered with OakTownSoul to create recording industry events that superserve the vast community of emerging music artists in Oakland. The OakTownSoul team has grown an event series that establishes a credible networking and education hub in Oakland that serves artists from as far as Sacramento to Monterey. With Oakstop Alliance’s partnership, we’ve grown the capacity of these events to over 300 artists per event and are actively planning future projects, workshops and conferences to host artist gatherings in Oakland.
Oakstop Alliance’s partnership with OakTownSoul was born from creators Shawn, Clay and Max desiring to accelerate their brand growth and reach to the artistic communities of Northern California. As strategic partners, we’ve provided the following services: