The MADE campaign focuses on the journey of entrepreneurship; the good, the bad and the indefinite. Drawing much inspiration from MTV’s MADE series, where everyday people overcame fears to be the very best version of them, we aim to do the same. We hope to inspire others by handpicking select influencers to share their intimate journey of becoming MADE.
Emerging R&B artist Vin Keatin discusses ups and downs on the journey to success
Vin Keatin comes from humble upbringings where his love for music cultivated at a very young age. He remembers staying up late nights and watching classic R&B soul and rock ‘n’ roll infomercials, mimicking what he heard and saw.
Vin toured for a year in Singapore and Beijing and after returning home, he knew it was his time to get back in the studio. Vin signed with independent music label Monarchy Records (a division of Spectra Music Group). While recording songs for his debut album The Beginning of Forever (due to be released V-Day; February 14, 2016), he covered many hit songs.
Receiving some buzz for his covers and his smooth, soulful delivery, emerging R&B crooner, Vin Keatin, landed the opportunity to open up for Syleena Johnson and also landed the opportunity to open up for Grammy award-winning artist, Melanie Fiona during Verizon’s “Potential of Us” initiative. Vin focuses on being authentic to who he is and mentors inner-city youth to do the same while utilizing music as a vehicle to drive kids further from the street life.
Check him out on Soundcloud here.
You can check out past editions of MADE here.
Campaign Presented on behalf of Malyia McNaughton, Made by Malyia Jewelry
Creative Direction: Sherod Lewis, Heir PR (@heirsherrod)
Videography: Shayla Jaye, Shayla Jaye Productions (@lipstickndlashes)
MUA: Dominique Jenelle (@madebydjenelle)