Dewayne Searcy, a.k.a. Emperor Searcy, hails from Atlanta, GA, is a graduate of B.E. Mays H.S. and is an On-Air Personality / Mixer on Atlanta’s WHTA-FM – HOT 107.9 from 2-6PM.
As a Record Producer, Emperor Searcy has created cutting edge Production & Beats for successful projects that include: Ginuwine’s “Pony” Bass Remix, “Swing My Way” by KP & Envy, “Holiday” by Witchdoctor, So So Def Bass Allstars Compilation, and Nationwide Compilation with Too Short. And most recently Searcy signed a deal with Warner Brothers Records for his new artists: Trillville and Lil’ Scrappy.
On the Music Business side, you’ll find Emperor “The Entrepreneur” Searcy handling his business at the headquarters of BME Recordings in Atlanta. This is where ‘Mr.’ Searcy is an Executive and Co-founding Partner of Black Market Entertainment – along with his other savvy business partners; Robert McDowell, Jonathan ‘Lil’ Jon’ Smith and Vince Phillips.
Billboard Magazine has recognized BME Recordings as: “The #1 Indie Label of The Year for 2003″. …This was after many weeks of holding down the #1 Chart Position – on Billboard’s Independent Album Charts.
With his many Gold & Multi-Platinum Awards , a highly successful Record Company – BME, and one of the Hottest Radio shows in the Atlanta Market, it’s no wonder that Emperor Searcy is constantly featured in numerous Music Industry and Entertainment Publications such as “Holla!” and “Rollin’ Out”.
Emperor Searcy’s further overwhelming achievements include: “The AIR Radio Award for 2000 and 2001″, “Atlanta’s Best DJ Award” – from Cox Communication’s Atlanta Journal & Constitution Newspaper, and “Best DJ of 2003″ – by Atlanta Magazine. And recently, “Source Magazine named Emperor Searcy: “One of Hip Hop’s Most Influential DJ’s”.