TERI WEINBERG President, Yellow Brick Road
Former NBC Entertainment Executive Vice President Teri Weinberg, who oversaw all aspects of NBC Entertainment’s scripted development and current primetime programming, launched her own production company, Yellow Brick Road, in 2009. Weinberg and Yellow Brick Road previously had a two-year first look deal with NBC Universal. Prior to her tenure at NBC, Weinberg served as Executive Vice President of Scripted Programming at Reveille. Weinberg was responsible for all Reveille scripted shows in development, as well as the company’s current roster of scripted programming. Weinberg is Co-Executive producer of the Peabody, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning “The Office,” which has also received two Television Critics Association Awards and a Screen Actors Guild Award. She also served as Executive producer of “Ugly Betty,” winner of two Golden Globe Awards, an Emmy Nomination and a Screen Actors Guild Award. In addition, Weinberg was Executive producer of the Golden Globe nominated, “The Tudors,” which premiered on Showtime on April 1, 2007. As a result, Weinberg was nominated for two Emmys in July 2007, as both “The Office” and “Ugly Betty” were nominated as Outstanding Comedy Series. Earlier, Weinberg had been with Reveille from its inception in 2002, overseeing and serving in a variety of producing, development, casting and executive roles. Also during her tenure, Reveille was responsible for producing “The Biggest Loser,” “The Restaurant”, “Nashville Star” and “30 Days,” amongst other unscripted fare. Prior to Reveille, Weinberg was a television talent agent at ICM. She began her agency career working in feature talent and literary projects. Weinberg resides in Los Angeles.
Chino Moreno (born Camillo Wong Moreno; June 20, 1973) is an American musician. He is best known as the lead singer and contributing guitarist of Deftones. He is also a member of the side-project bands Team Sleep and Crosses.
Moreno is well known for his distinctive screams, as well as his soothing tenor voice while singing melodically. In 2007, he was placed at number 51 in Hit Parader’s “Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time”. He donated a deftones poster and a signed poster from “Team Sleep” to help AllWeAsk to help spread the cancer awareness.
E-40, is an American rapper, entrepreneur, and investor from Vallejo, California. His career has spanned well over 2 decades. He owned a Fatburger in the bay area and a nightclub in San Jose. He authored the “Book of Slang” fpr Warner Books. He will be venturing back into the food industry and will be open a Wingstop in the near future. He also signed an old school reel and posters to help AllweAsk help spread the awareness.
Prodigal was known as the ‘Sun of Man’ and was later re-christened “Prodigal Sunn” by childhood friend Killah Priest in reference to the well known parable in Luke chapter 15, verse 32. Along with Hell Razah and Sixty Second Assassin, they would form the first group associated with the Wu Tang Clan known as Sunz Of Man. They would go on to release two studio albums, entitled “The Last Shall Be First” and “Saviors Day.” Prodigal Sunn is also an actor and has appeared on “Sex and the City” Thanks to Prodigal AllWeAsk has 2 fully signed Wu-Tang posters from the Shaolin Vs. Wu-Tang tour.
Tech N9ne (pronounced “Tech Nine”), is an American rapper from Kansas City, Missouri. In 1999, Yates and Travis O’Guin founded the record label Strange Music. Throughout his career, Yates has sold over one million albums and has had his music featured in film, television, and video games. In 2009, he won the Left Field Woodie award at the mtvU Woodie Awards.
His stage name originated from the TEC-9 semi-automatic handgun, given to him by rapper Black Walt due to his fast rhyming style. Yates later applied a deeper meaning to the name, claiming that it stands for the complete technique of rhyme, with ‘tech’ meaning technique and ‘nine’ representing the number of completion. He has also appeared in multiple movies “Alpha Dog” television shows and scored several soundtracks. His songs have also appeared in video games as well. Tech autographed an old school reel, several posters, concert tickets and backstage passes for AllWeask.
Everlast is a Grammy Award-winning Irish-American rapper and songwriter, known for his solo hit “What It’s Like” and as the front-man for rap group House of Pain. He is also part of the hip-hop supergroup La Coka Nostra, which consists of members of House of Pain and other rappers. In 2000, he won a Grammy for best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal with latin Rock musician Carlos Santana for “Put Your Lights On.” He autographed a pair of Adidas for AllWeAsk.
Trauma the drummer for HedPE , is an American rock band from Huntington Beach, California. Formed in 1994, the band performs a style of music which it refers to as “G-punk”, a fusion of punk rock and hip hop. After releasing three albums on Jive Records, Hed PE left the label to record independently, eventually signing with Suburban Noize Records in 2006. To date, they have released eight studio albums, one live album and two compilation albums. Trauma signed posters and also attended the AllWeask Christmas fundraiser with label mate Johnny Richter of the Kottonmouth kings.
“Travie” McCoy (born August 6, 1981) is an American singer and rapper. He is the lead vocalist of the alternative hip-hop band Gym Class Heroes. He released his debut solo album Lazarus on June 8, 2010.
Raised in Geneva, New York, McCoy became involved with both hip hop and punk rock scenes as a teenager. He formed the group Gym Class Heroes with childhood friend Matt McGinley, and after several line-up changes, the group was signed to Fueled By Ramen and released their debut album. The group achieved mainstream success in 2006 when its album As Cruel as School Children was released, Gym Class Heroes are most notable for the song Cupid’s Chokehold.
Gym Class Heroes took a three year hiatus from music, leaving McCoy to focus on his solo career; McCoy released his debut solo album, Lazarus, in 2010. The lead single from the album, “Billionaire” featuring Bruno Mars, peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #3 on the UK Singles Chart. The single was certified double platinum by the RIAA. Currently, McCoy is working on Gym Class Heroes’ fourth studio album, The Papercut Chronicles II. Travie and his band mates of Gym Class Hereos all signed and donated an exclusive tour bag for AllWeask.
Don Carlos (Black Uhuru) and Miles Daughty (Slightly Stoopid) Slightly Stoopid is an American band based in Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, who describe their music as “a fusion of acoustic rock and blues with reggae, hip-hop, and punk”. As a band, they have released eight albums (two live) with their sixth studio album, entitled Slightly Not Stoned Enough To Eat Breakfast Yet Stoopid, released on July 22, 2008. The band was originally signed by Bradley Nowell from the band Sublime to his label Skunk Records while still in high school.
The group is noted for their eclectic mix of punk rock, ska and reggae in their works. When the group first started out, they drew numerous influences from the likes of punk rock groups such as Sublime, Operation Ivy, Rancid, and Streetwise. Slightly Stoopid’s self titled album was released months after Brad Nowell’s death in 1996 under Skunk Records. Their reggae influences stem from artists such as Beenie Man and Buju Banton.
The band has also experimented with hip-hop on their more recent albums. The song “The Otherside” off the album Chronchitis features the late rapper Guru. Both along with all the members of Slightly Stoppid signed a one of a kind, drum head for AllWeAsk.
He was born and raised in Western Kingston, Jamaica in a very deprived district known as Waterhouse out of which came many talented reggae musicians. One such artist was King Tubby, one of the founders of Black Uhuru, The Jays, Junior Reid and King Jammy. Don Carlos began singing in 1973 as a member of Black Uhuru. He sang alongside Garth Dennis and Derrick Simpson the leader of the trio. Don played a key role in the recordings of the highly acclaimed Love Crisis album, produced by Prince Jammy in 1977 which was later re-released as The Black Sounds of Freedom. After some time finding his sound as a soloist Carlos blossomed in May 1981 releasing the heavy cultural roots album Suffering for Negus Roots.
He has since become very popular in the live scene and has released twelve solo albums working alongside Gold, his backup vocalist and co writer. Some of his most notable albums include Harvest Time, Day to Day Living and Them Never Know a Natty Dread were released in 1982. Spread Out also released in 1982 commonly known now as Laser Beam had many fan favorites.
Though Carlos’ solo peak period was during the 80’s dance hall craze he still maintains his roots flavor and awesome melodies to this day. In 1988 he recorded Jingle Bells with Glenice Spenser on A Reggae Christmas on RAS Records. In 1990 he re-united as the lead vocal for a Black Uhuru album. Don continues to grow in popularity and still performs all over the world. He signed a drum head along with all the members of Slightly Stoopid for AllWeAsk.
Beau James MacMillan is an American chef and television personality. He is the executive chef for Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain, an upscale resort in Arizona, and its featured restaurant, elements. Nicknamed “BeauMac. He will be donating his culinary skills at this years Fall fundraiser
Krizz Kaliko, is an American rapper and singer. He is a long time collaborator with fellow hometown native, Tech N9ne, and is signed to the label that Tech co-owns, Strange Music. Has released several studio albums and an EP. He also signed the old school reel and donated a signed pair opf his strange Tour 2011 tour worn Nikes to AllWeAsk.
Raekwon joined the Wu-Tang Clan, a nine-member hip hop group based in the Staten Island borough of New York City, in 1992. He went under the stage name Raekwon the Chef and aliases Raekwon, Shallah Raekwon, and Lex Diamonds. Wu-Tang Clan debuted one year later with Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers. Singles from the album included “Protect Ya Neck” and “C.R.E.A.M.”, the latter of which reached #8 on the Billboard rap chart. Wu-Tang Forever followed in 1997 and was certified four times platinum by the RIAA, quadruple the certification given Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). Alongside other solo albums by its members, Wu-Tang continued recording as a group, releasing The W in 2000, Iron Flag in 2001, and 8 Diagrams in 2007 he signed 2 posters for AllWeAsk.
Crooked I, is an American rapper from Long Beach, California. He is a member of the hip hop group, Slaughterhouse with other members Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz and Royce da 5’9. Slaughterhouse is currently signed to Shady Records / Interscope Records. Crooked I is currently CEO of his own record labels, Dynasty Entertainment and C.O.B. Digital as well as Senior Vice President of Treacherous Records. He signed a bottle of Cristal with Planet Asia, Phil The Agony (SASgang) and Tristate (General Monks) for AllWeAsk.
DMX is a multiplatinum American rapper (a member of the hip hop collective Ruff Ryders) and actor who rose to fame in the late 1990s. His stage name pays tribute to the Oberheim DMX drum machine, an instrument he used when he made his own rap beats in the 80’s. To date, his best-selling album is his 1999 album …And Then There Was X, which featured the hit single “Party Up (Up in Here)”. As an actor, he also starred in the films Belly, Romeo Must Die, Exit Wounds, Cradle 2 The Grave and Last Hour, and his own reality television series called Soul of a Man on the American cable television network BET. In 2002, DMX wrote an autobiographical book titled E.A.R.L.: The Autobiography of DMX. He played a benefit show with AllweAsk and the Ruff Ryders. He offered some rarely signed plaques. (He usually doesn’t sign autographs, but did to help spread the awareness.
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Jacoby Shaddix of Papa Roach is an American rock band from Vacaville, California. Their first major-label release was the triple-platinum album Infest (2000). The group’s success continued with their gold album Lovehatetragedy (2002), their platinum album Getting Away with Murder (2004), The Paramour Sessions (2006), and Metamorphosis (2009). The band’s seventh album, Time for Annihilation, was released on August 31, 2010. Papa Roach has sold about 14 million album copies worldwide, and are known for their hits “…To Be Loved”, “Last Resort”, “She Loves Me Not”, “Scars”, “Forever”, and “Lifeline”. He signed tickets and posters for AllWeAsk.
Doc McGhee is an American music manager, best known for working with KISS, Bon Jovi and Mötley Crüe. The latter two groups experienced their rise to stardom under his management. He has also worked with Hootie & the Blowfish.
He was in a reality series for VH1 called “Supergroup” along with Scott Ian, Ted Nugent, Evan Seinfeld, Sebastian Bach and Jason Bonham. He allowed AllWeAsk access to multiple KISS shows and were provided the opportunity to have several things from KISS to posters and backstage passes to help spread the awareness