Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 15, 2013
Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes announces the release of the video “VI Diaries Finale" by Buttahman. The video, presented by Coast 2 Coast Video Distribution, is now available for viewing on YouTube. The “VI Diaries” is a web series which documents the travels of Buttahman through his birthplace of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. In the series, he visits his favorite beaches, food spots, and hangouts introducing viewers to the warm and colorful people of the Virgin Islands.
Darren “Buttahman” Brin was born and raised in St. Thomas, but currently lives in New York. After graduating from Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland he landed an internship at the local radio station WERQ. He worked his way up and eventually became a full time on air talent and then Music Director.
In 2001, Buttahman was recruited by MTV to join the Music and Talent department. He launched the network MTV Jams and successfully built the brand into one of the most recognizable for breaking hip-hop. Buttahman also developed programming for MTV2 by brokering TV deals for major hip-hop events such as Mixshow Power Summit (MTV2), the first National Video Mixshow "Monster Mix" (MTV2), the hip-hop game show "Hoodfab" and the hip-hop battle event "Fight Klub" an MTV2 Series. The success of his ventures made him one of MTV’s main “go to” guys on hip-hop culture.
Buttahman is currently Director of Music and Development at BET Networks where he oversees the music for the popular show “106 & Park” as well as other music properties for BET. In his current position, Buttah is able to use his creative juices by developing long form and reality programming.
As a writer, comedian, filmmaker, and actor, Buttahman has premiered films at the Annual Urban World Film Festival, Mid-Atlantic Film Festival and MTV Jams. His video, “VI Diaries Finale”, is available for viewing now.
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