Big Bert

a photograph of Big Bert holding his chin while he looks at the cameraBert Morin known as Big Bert was born in Elmhurst section in Queens till his family moved to Brooklyn, NY (East Flatbush) about the tender age of 2. Born on June 9, 1978. Raised by his Haitian Mother and Father. Bert has always had the love of music at his young age. The house parties and block parties that he would attend to and have fun. His favorite genre of music are Hip Hop and R&B. He remembered listening to Hip Hop and fell in love with it the wordplay, beat, the look, the attitude.  His first Hip Hop tape he brought was “2 Hype” Kid N Play. He would also collect Hip Hop Magazine Like Word Up, Rap Masters Magazines. He would continue buying Hip Hop Music and Magazines. When he attended LaGuardia Community College studying Business Management. While seeking internship during his semester he decided to decline going to financial companies for interning to Sony Music Entertainment. While interning at Sony he would learn as much of the music business that he could. The way music is brought to the world and experience all the behind the scene. After six months of interning for Sony, Bert landed a job at Sony in Finance it wasn’t exactly what he wanted but he makes the best of it. After his Finance working hours was done he would go over to the actual label to help out and learn. From there he helps with projects with Jagged Edge, BraveHearts, DJ KaySlay, and Nas. After his stint at Sony ended he would continue to part of music by being copartner of music Showcase called New UrbanShowcase. He would help bringing new and talented artists to showcase their talents. This very showcase had the pleasure of a young J Cole. After few gigs working at other non-music jobs. Bert went back to the Music Industry and landed a job working at Universal Music Company at Republic Records in the marketing department. As for today Bert is using his knowledge at his time in the music industry to help artists to better promote and market their music.