GRAMMY AWARD Winning Producer – Writer
Haskel Jackson is a seven time Grammy Nominee, and the Founder/CEO of Haskel Jackson Entertainment, Genesoul Productions, and the Genesoul Music Lab in Hollywood, CA.
Haskel Jackson Entertainment Is an Entertainment company that uses a diverse approach to reach the world. HJENT has been labeled by many as the “ONE STOP SHOP” network. From Music Production to Music Artistry to The Industry of Music Business, all can be serviced at HJENT. It has quickly become the Music Industries Entertainment resource.
Haskel ran the Kanye West Foundation for over six years where he was instrumental in providing opportunities for underserved students to be exposed to the music industry without compromising their education. Alongside the late Donda West (Founder), Haskel provided music opportunities to kids and resources that would not normally be offered due to their underserved communities.
Haskel recently founded the Hip Hop Choir. HJENT and Bellringer Productions, have come together to create a platform for new artists of all ages and ethnicities to make their presence known in the world. This innovative Hip-Hop Choir will showcase the elements of Hip-Hop culture with rappers, singers, dancers, visual artists, and various forms of musical expression with an urban foundation.
Haskel, along with, Aaron Spears, Marcus Armstrong, and Estella Spears, have created a film, television, and music platform called Henna TV. Each business and media endeavor that Haskel is a part of will leave a unique fingerprint in the industry by flooding it with high quality entertainment.
Haskel is the CEO/Founder of PAI Stations. P.A.I. Stations is a curriculum based youth initiative designed to equip students with the knowledge and experience necessary to work in the music industry, by focusing on Production, Artistry and Industry in an interactive way. The goal of the program is to use the love of music and the arts to motivate kids from Low to Moderate Income communities to pursue higher education as a means of reaching their goals.
In 2014, Haskel Jackson has been releasing projects under his development and production expertise artist such as Rebecca Crews “Can I Stay”, Laci Kay “Runnin’ Free”, Logan Arceneaux “Play Me” feat. Al D, Namirajj “Shine Your Light” and Wealthy Minds “Speak Dreams” feat. Scott Olds. Genesoul Productions has a wide range of Independent artist on his roster. Just to name a few in development While continuing on with his legacy he is in the process of developing Kellen McGee, Yair Bailey (YaYa), Dante Brown and a several more.
Jackson’s journey through the music industry has been amazing and steady. The 2008 release of the Billboard dominating jazz artist Wayman Tisdale’s album “Rebound” on which Haskel co-wrote the track “Grateful”, has been considered one of the hottest songs on the album. He has had the opportunity to write and produce for other artists such platinum gospel recording artist and Dove winner, Smokie Norful, highly acclaimed gospel recording artist Virtue, Hollywood Records recording artist and Disney acting phenom, Raven Simone, Helen Baylor and Joy Enriquez-Jerkins just to name a few.
Genesoul Productions released “Come On Baby Girl” on the historical Tortilla Factory featuring the peoples Champ Paul Wall. The Nevels Sisters release their debut album titled “It’s My Time” where Haskel produced (“Good To Me/Awesome God/Standing By The Grace/It’s My Time”).
Haskel has been using his production skills in such projects like Fawn Weavers (Happy Wives Club Trailer), Erin Sands (The Dunes Book Trailer) and Kieth O’Derek (Barak Obama’s Road To The White House) Haskel, in so many words, has been on the grind. From scoring and being the Music supervisor for the Upfront Productions newest release “Road To The White House” directed and filmed by Keith O’Derek movie to, re-mixing “Amazing” for the top charting hip hop phenom Kanye West, to working with American Idol Finalist Trenyce Cobbins.
Not to mention, the single “Everything About You” where Haskel Produced and co-wrote on Tony Williams debut album “King or the Fool” which is set to release soon and very soon, along with a possible 2nd single off of Tony’s album called “Im Not Mad”. Haskel is also a 2x Grammy Nominee. The latest nomination came in 2009 on the Tortilla Factory (an Austin Texas based group) for album of the year in the Tejano category. Tortilla Factory have the status of being called the top Texas Chicano band because of its high caliber musicianship. Genesoul is developing one of tortilla factories masterpieces, Tony “Ham” son, Alfredo Antonio.
Haskel’s production expertise has enabled him to do all the music on the Gospel Comedy Series, “Holla” and “Holla 2” DVD’s. Haskel also contributed 5 tracks to “Yoga Flava” a yoga workout DVD which is distributed nationally. He recently completed what could be one of the most creative projects he’s ever done for kids called “Multiplication Nation”…absolutely amazing. While Haskel works with many artists, he continues to build an impressive catalogue of tracks. He enjoys creating music that paints a picture. His music has been known to bring the images it accompanies to life. Lyrically his songs are filled with messages that encourage, enlighten, and edify. He is committed to creating, producing and writing songs that make you fall in love with music all over again.
Here is a list of artist that Haskel has had the pleasure of working with throughout his career.
Rebecca Crews from the BET hit reality show “The Family Crews” / Laci Kay / Kellen McGee / Logan Arceneaux / Shavasha “SDOT” Noel / Tony Williams / Pia Mia / Smokie Norful / Judith Hill (The Voice) / Emmett Skyy / Fonzworth Bentley / The Late Wayman Tisdale (Grateful) / Alyson Stoner / Israel Houghton / Kanye West / Chaka Khan / Boo Spence / Suriya / Angie Stone / Marvin Sapp (Grateful) / The World Famous Tony Williams / Paul Jackson Jr. / Nick Cooper / Vickie Mack Latiallade / Raven Symone (Just Fly Away) / The Nevel Sisters (Good to Me/Awesome God/Standing By The Grace/It’s My Time) / Derek “DOA” Allen / Virtue (Gotta Worship/Something About The Way) / Missing Link Music / Jasmine V / Sherrie Brown / Kurt Lykes / Kirk Whalum / Jamie Fox / Boys II Men / The Temptations / Smokie Robinson / Hellen Baylor / The Victory Praise Dancers / The Gap Band / Armand Sabal Lecco / Tony Maiden / Myron McKinnley / Ahmad / Yair Bailey