Mini Bio (1)
Robert "RT3" Thorn III CEO Nimbus Universal, Inc Record Executive, Manager, Executive producer Motivational Speaker, Humanitarian, Actor
Entrepreneur Robert Thorn Ill has been a spartan in the promoting of big names around the globe.Involved in all genre of the entertainment industry from Hip Hop to the now popular Electronic Music you will find Robert's involvement in their careers, Robert Thorn has been presented an RIAA Certified Ringle Record to Commerate the Sale of More than 500,000 Copies of the Executive Music Group BillBoard #1 Single "Lay Me Down" (feat. Rome of Sublime With Rome).
Synopsis Born in Lexington, NC at the age of 3 Robert's career started in modeling being selected as the first black model for Osh Kosh by a successful modeling agency in High Point, NC. This career was short lived due to his mother receiving a job with the Department of Defense Education Agency in Yokohama, Japan, for 2 years which extended to 18 years. Robert became an official "military brat" which gave him the opportunity to be exposed to, at a young age, chances most students at age 14 would not have.
Early Years Robert was introduced to the entertainment industry by his mother a talented singer with an Accapella group known in Japan as "Harmony". Her career offered Robert exposure to meet Japanese and American artist in all areas of entertainment. At the age of 6 Robert was selected by a Japanese film agency to be the stand in for an American child actor who could not finish the true documentary about a Black American baseball player who's son was raised by his Japanese friend. The leading actor was the original host of Japans "Iron Chef" Takeshikaga. The doors opened from there for Robert who appeared in several Japanese music videos, commercials, and his most memorial performance at age 16 was to be selected as one of two teens to perform with Mariah Carey on her 1996 Day Dream tour in Japan. The person that was most influential in Robert's love of the entertainment business was Michael Jackson.
At the age of 14 Robert was seasoned in the music industry and employed as a club manager at one of the local clubs "Circus" in Yokohama Japan. Working for WRC Productions teaching dance classes at the base community center; Yokosuka Naval Base Morale, Welfare and Recreation age 14-17, Robert was stage hand production assistant to Adam Parker and Blackie Hanes for the Smoking Grooves Tour working with Cypress Hill, Nappy Roots, Coolio, and Public Enemy Robert also worked with So For Real, LL Cool J.
Robert at 16 also started working for KSR one records, which assisted with laying the foundation for him to later work as the assistant to the President of Mirage Promotions in (Country). His history of working as a singer, actor, and rapper in his youth allowed him to use his creative edge when working to generate sponsorship for events hosted by Mirage Promotions. At 19, Robert solidified deals with Jaguar, British Airways, Starbucks, Batelco Communications, Holiday Inn, and other large companies to sponsors some of the greatest events to be promoted by Mirage. Some events included Gabriel, Elton John, Rod Stewart, Craig David, West Life, and other top selling British acts that came to Bahrain.
Robert in his early 20's started working with Insonnia Agency located in Tashkent Uzbekistan. His reputation continued to grow and he was in trusted to book large acts and arrange tours to come to the country. After booking American acts that ranged from $50,000 to over a $100,000 per show, Robert's eyes were again set on coming to the US. Upon coming to the United States Robert was confident he could create his own shows and tours. The first tour Robert put together was the Southbound Tour which featured Young Bloodz. Crime Mobb, Trillville, Lil Flip. This tour lead to Robert Turner hiring Robert Thorn to become head of operations for Able Ten Inc Central in Killeen Texas with Lil Flip as the main client at the agency.
Later Robert moved back to North Carolina and as he continued to book shows and tours he ran across and started working for Miami Mike "CEO" of Palm Tree Entertainment who's main client Soulja Boy was just in the early phases during his climb to billboard charts, with his "Crank That Soulja Boy" record.
Robert has played a influential part in starting several of well known celebrity talents and has assisted in re-constructing old careers of these artists and revamping the late Dj unk "Walk it Out/Two Step". All while starting the first black owned E.D.M Label, Nimbus Universal Records. Well traveled and culturally adept Robert Thorn quickly pulled his off shore connection to support his new endeavor. Working with influential DJ's , internationally known club promoters & owners, as well as international media personnel is the reason why this label has gained a strong reputation in a short period of time.
Robert Thorn is currently growing his E.D.M label "Nimbus Universal Records" distributed by empire distribution and working with up and coming acts such as Cali the Kidd, Stranger Candy to name a few. Robert has his sight on adding his stamp within the E.D.M world and lifestyle branding.
Moving forward, Robert plans to spend more time developing his anticipated books and further grow his brand awareness. Robert Thorn is an emerging creative film director and music video director, and storyboard concept creator. With his upcoming 2016 release of Electronic Dance Music Culture of Atlanta film "Uprise" Robert aims to continue to expand his brand. Robert recently appeared in Seth Rogen and Zac Efron's film sequel Neighbors 2 with scheduled release for 2016. Robert is also being considered for other film projects coming soon and is being currently represented by CouchPenny Consultants Kirk Jackson (Manager) Katrina Teague (TV agent)
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Krystal Lee