SMC Entertainment Inc., a record label, operates as a recorded music company. It focuses on releasing content by its artists in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company serves hip-hop/rap connoisseurs. SMC Entertainment Inc. was founded in 2005 and is based in San Francisco, California. The company has regional offices in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Philadelphia, and Cleveland.

At SMC we take a different business approach with our artists. We give our artists the freedom and support, not only to create their art, but to build their own labels and brands. This is the new order in music. In the vast landscape that is the music industry, we position ourselves at the intersection of Art and Technology, providing the tools, guidance and expertise in creating successful careers.


 SMCE We’re a one stop shop for artists in need of a distribution solution!

Ralph Tashjian – CEO & Chairman


Our mission is to deliver content to music consumers through our “artist-centric” approach, providing artist’s content with maximum exposure and superior profitability, thus creating increased shareholder wealth through our innovative programs. SMCE’s core tenet is Content Is King, and through our strategies developed over years of real time success, our blended team of seasoned music professionals and up and coming young professionals with experience shaped in the digital age have allowed us to create an infrastructure geared toward the future of music consumption.

Unlike other digital and physical distribution companies, SMCE delivers the capability to not only deliver an artist’s content and message across all digital and physical platforms, but delivered to Internet, satellite and terrestrial radio, physical distribution partners, subscription services, online and physical press, music supervisors, social network sites, booking agencies, touring sites and more.

We’re a one stop shop for artists in need of a distribution solution. Our team of distribution experts provides customer service unparalleled in the industry, and will assist our clients every step of the way with the tools and resources needed to make their content available truly EVERYWHERE music is consumed!

You’ve heard the phrase DIY, well we’ve taken it one step further and while keeping it truly independent our philosophy is DIFY not DIBY..that’s DO IT FOR YOURSELF not DO IT BY YOURSELF.





After years on hiatus, SMC Entertainment and Psycho Realm team up for a May album featuring Sean Price, Chace Infinite and others.

SMC Entertainment has announced the long-awaited next release from Los Angeles, California veteran Rap group Psycho Realm. Psycho Realm Presents Sick Jacken and Cynic: Terror Tapes 2 will release May 15 and features the likes of Murs, Joell Ortiz, Sean Price and Self Scientific’s Chace Infinite. The first single, “Show You A Rock,” released earlier this week.

The onetime Ruffhouse/Columbia Records late ’90s sensations are back, led now by founding member Sick Jacken along with Cynic, following Big Duke’s paralyzing injury following a shooting years ago.

The Soul Assassins affiliates will tour Mexico later this month, and early April.





SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwire -03/27/12)- SMC Entertainment Inc. (Pinksheets: SMCE.PK – News) — Last year was a milestone year for SMC Entertainment. The company experienced what we would like to refer to as a new entertainment facelift. Here is a summary of highlights that transpired in 2011 as well as SMC’s plans moving forward now in 2012.


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    Our Awesome Team

    We believe in a diverse range of personel to bring creative skills, thoughts, and ideas to the table.



    Ralph Tashjian

    Ralph Tashjian

    CEO & Chairman View Details
    Kurt Heidolph

    Kurt Heidolph

    Vice President, Operations View Details
    Christopher Whitcomb

    Christopher Whitcomb

    CPA -Vice President of Finance View Details


    Vice President, Business Development View Details
    Ralph Tashjian

    Ralph Tashjian

    CEO & Chairman

    Mr. Tashjian is the co-founder of SMC Recordings, Inc. and serves as the CEO & Chairman. Mr. Tashjian brings a wealth of knowledge and over forty years of experience in the music industry. He began his career with MCA/Universal as a local promotion representative. From there, Mr. Tashjian became a VP of Promotions for 20th Century Records, then Motown Records and finally Island Records. After his tenure in the Corporate world, Mr. Tashjian founded Modern Music Market and Riot Records. Mr. Tashjian has worked with iconic artists such as Bob Marley, Michael Jackson, Dr. Dre and Snoop to name a few. Mr. Tashjian fuels this venture with the same passion and tenacity that helped many of those artists reach the top.

    Kurt Heidolph

    Kurt Heidolph

    Vice President, Operations

    Mr. Heidolph serves as the VP of Operations for SMC Recordings, Inc. Mr. Heidolph served as the Chief Engineer for Grammy-nominated pianist Judy Carmichael’s NPR radio show Jazz Inspired. In addition, Mr. Heidolph assisted with archiving, recording, and business development for the New York Philharmonic. In one year he created and implemented the process for preserving the Philharmonic’s audio archive system. He is responsible for maximizing the Company’s growth and profitability while leading and managing all internal operations. Then, Mr. Heidolph managed business analysis and reporting for Fontana Distribution which is Universal Music Group Distribution’s independent label division. During this time he automated nearly every reporting process and increased the division’s financial efficiency by 50%-75%. Currently, Mr. Heidolph serves as the VP of Operations for Blast Music. Mr. Heidolph possesses two Bachelor of Science Degrees from Indiana University; Audio Engineering and Music Performance.

    Christopher Whitcomb

    Christopher Whitcomb

    CPA -Vice President of Finance

    Mr. Whitcomb serves as the VP of Finance for SMC Recordings, Inc. Mr. Whitcomb began his career in Public Accounting. From there, he transitioned in to private industry, holding positions of CFO of Citadel Exploration, Inc., a publicly traded company, CFO of Ionex Mining, Inc., and CEO of Texas Precious Mineral Investments, LLC. Currently, Mr. Whitcomb is co-founder and CFO of MCW Entertainment Group, a production company. Mr. Whitcomb was critical to the formation of a number of small market cap companies over the last 10 years. Mr. Whitcomb possesses three Bachelor of Science Degrees; Accounting, Business Administration – focus on Corporate Finance, and Real Estate. In addition, he is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California.



    Vice President, Business Development

    Flossy serves as the VP of Business Development for SMC Recordings, Inc. Flossy brings over eighteen years of industry experience. He was the CEO/Owner of Streetlight Music LLC which was responsible for releasing many top hits. Flossy is currently the President of Hoo Bangin Records and recently launched his own music video website, www.askflossy.com. His industry experience ranges from developing artists, securing recording deals with major labels, placing songs in TV/Film/video games, securing radio spins, internet marketing, touring, writing and producing hits to signing artist to his label. Mr. Flossy has worked with such notable talent such as Snoop Dogg, Xzibit, Mack 10, Ray J, DMX, and many others.

    Miguel Palmero

    Miguel Palmero

    Director of Website Development View Details
    Miguel Palmero

    Miguel Palmero

    Director of Website Development

    Mr. Palmero serves as the Director of Website Development for SMC Recordings. Mr. Palmero is a Grammy nominated recording engineer, producer and editor. His impressive work includes sound editor, sound design, mixing, tracking, recording, composing, video editing, graphic and web design for major movies and platinum artists. Mr. Palmero has worked with prestigious companies such as ESPN, Disney, and DirecTV to name a few. Mr. Palmero possesses dual Degrees in Advertising and Recording Arts From Berkeley College of Music and Full Sail University

    • One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.

      Bob Marley
    • We’re no longer in the music business — it doesn’t exist anymore. We’re in the multimedia business. 

      Scooter Braun
    • I see this generation loving to be rich and famous with no work. You’ve got to work. 

      Quincy Jones
    • I’m still old-fashioned. Streaming services aren’t suited to me. I still want to own something, even if it’s just a download in the cloud.

      Martin Bandier, chairman/CEO of Sony/ATV Music Publishing


    Our First Class Label Partners


    • YOUTBE
    • VEVO
    • XBOX
    • IMUSIC
    • APPLE
    • BEAT
    • RDIO
    • DEEZER
    • SHAZAM
    • NOKIA
    • AMAZON
    • GOOGLE
    • Grooveshark


    SMC Entertainment distributes content Worldwide through Fontana and Universal’s International system. We actively market and distribute content in the follwoing territories:Great Britain, France, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Benelux, Scandinavia, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Iceland, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Japan, China, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Poland and many more.Through this distribution network, SMC Entertainment is not only able to distribute content but also works with our International partners in discovering new artists and partners to further develop and exploit content on a global scale.


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