Hidden Beach Recordings

Distributed by Universal Music Group, Hidden Beach Recordings is the brainchild and impassioned mission of founder, Steve McKeever. A veteran music business executive with tenure atop some of America largest record labels, McKeever left his corporate-ladder successes to establish his own music company. Eager to revise the approaches of the traditional music business, McKeever established Hidden Beach as a creative safe-house where artists could organically explore and foster their artistic freedoms away from the pressures of traditional recording deals.

 

Initially financed by a secret consortium of diverse investors  (led by none other than NBA superstar and global sports icon, Michael Jordan)  Hidden Beach rose to prominence in the year 2000, discovering and launching the career of the dynamic, multi-platinum, Grammy nominated artist, Jill Scott. Becoming known as a musical initiative more than mere recording label, Hidden Beach became a conveyor belt of important works and artists such as Kindred The Family Soul, Tony Rich, Grammy nominated Angie Fisher, Brenda Russell, even the hugely popular mixtape series, Unwrapped Music Sessions (Vol. 1 thru 8)  considered the soundtrack of summer.

 

Hidden Beach was also honored to produce the literal soundtrack of the historic Obama-Biden Presidential Campaign, Change is Now: Renewing Americau2019s Promise, featuring artists like: Stevie Wonder, Will-i-Am, Maroon 5, Sheryl Crow, Common, India Arie and James Taylor to name a few. Today, Hidden Beach continues its social artistic activism, releasing Black Lives Matter, by the renowned R&B/Gospel icon, BeBe Winans, and Too Many Lost, by rising R&B star, Gene Noble. A milestone anniversary for Hidden Beach Recordings, 2020 marks 20 years of powerful music that powerfully matters as it positions itself for a new decade of musical activism, creative innovation and world-changing artists.

  • Celebrities and artists alike flocked to the Met Gala this past Monday and we loved seeing all of their amazing looks. Our personal favorite was Jennifer Hudson, she wore a beautiful and elegant red dress designed by AZ Factory. She was featured on our album......

  • We were excited to hear Jill Scott mentioned in Drake’s newest album Certified Lover Boy. In “You Only Live Once” ft. Lil Wayne and Rick Ross, Lil Wayne brings up the queen, and we love to hear it. It’s definitely our favorite song on the......

  • Ray Charles is being inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame this month, and as a record label that represents artists with something to say, we are ecstatic to see Ray Charles be recognized as the great that he was. With his music he......