Lil’ Drummaboy Recordings
By Independents. For Independence.
IN THE SUMMER of 1996 in Omaha, Nebraska, one year out of college and into a “career” in finance, Samori Coles knew that the path that his Family and friends expected of him was not the path that he would travel.
Every day at
What was that discovery, you ask?
Well, they “discovered” that it was ACTUALLY possible to create and record music in a bedroom, living room, basement, bathroom, or wherever else one chooses to do so.
Now, this was the
Obviously, Samori and his friend did not literally “discover” home recording. But, to
The ability to create and freely express one’s self through music and art is at the heart of what it means to be HUMAN. IT is also the ESSENCE of transformation and healing.
Within a year’s time of realizing that music was his passion and WOULD be his future, Samori Coles left his job as a Financial Analyst and boarded a Greyhound bus en route to the East Coast, ultimately settling in Philadelphia, Pa.
The name, Lil’ Drummaboy Recordings, came about shortly after arriving in Philly when Samori’s mom mailed him an envelope stuffed with pictures from his youth. One of those pictures was of Mr. Coles at 3 years old on his first drum set. Within seconds of laying eyes on the photo, “Lil’ Drummaboy” was proclaimed.
For the past 20 years, Lil’ Drummaboy Recordings has been a pioneer, leader
Our Philadelphia-based Recording Studio and Music Production School has been developed and cultivated with the aim of producing and guiding our vast community of creatives toward growth, excellence
The story of the creative that doesn’t pursue his or her dreams is a common one. That doesn’t have to be your story.
When you’re ready, let’s start or continue YOUR JOURNEY.