Made in Memphis Entertainment, LLC (MIME) is a black-owned, full-service entertainment company. MIME houses 4U Recording, a state-of-the-art recording studio where top Memphis artists record their music; Heavy Hitters Music Group, a Film, TV and Ad sync company with an Emmy Award-winning music catalog; Beatroot Music, the only black-owned music distributor in the U.S., as well as Beatroot Africa; MIME Publishing, an independent music publishing company that handles Porter’s legendary songwriting catalog and other copyrights of some of the most sought after young producers in Hip-Hop and R&B; and MIME Records, an independent record label home to artists like Porcelan, Brandon Lewis and Jessica Ray.
Co-Founded by producer and Hall of Fame songwriter David Porter and President & Managing Director Tony D. Alexander as an innovative concept to revitalize the Memphis music scene, MIME is a social-driven organization that takes pride in its diversity, with half of the organization being led by women and three-fourths of the company’s employees being black.
Vision Statement: Life events can stimulate a range of emotions, leaving an indelible mark on our lives. We at Made in Memphis Entertainment are trustees of a community’s hope, stewards of a music legacy and catalysts of a renaissance in music innovation. Our signature music uniquely creates the emotional connectivity that compels us to repetitively seek to experience life with our ears.