"No Matter What Hits or Curve Balls Come
Your Way, Know That God Works
Everything Out For Your Good"
Ms. Andrews is a 1st generation Angeleno from South Los Angeles, that was raised in a single parent household by her mother with infuences of her grandmother from a young age. Her mother raised her with biblical values that carried over into her adulthood. She began working at 14 years old, graduated High School from the 11th grade at 16 years old and began college at
California State University at Fullerton. In her Junior Year, she transferred to Cal State Los Angeles to complete her BS in Business. That year, she was introduced to Dick Griffey founder of Solar Records, was hired as his 3rd employee, and began her career in the music business at 19 years old. Due to the rapid success of Solar Records (Sound of Los Angeles Records), she dropped out of college to pursue the fast paced demand of the business, . In her quest to educate and teach youth and young adults she went back to college and completed her BS in Organizational Leadership at Azusa Pacific University. Ms. Andrews is a 25+-year executive that has specialized in the field of entertainment with an emphasis in Music Business. She was nominated as an African-American History Maker in Entertainment by The History Makers in February 2006 for her long list of accomplishments. She has spent an equal amount of time working in Urban Music and Gospel/Christian Music. She has worked with major to mid-sized record companies such as RCA, BMG, Verity, Sony, Capitol, Elektra, East-West/Atlantic, EMI Gospel, Warner Bros, Benson, Word, and Gospo-Centric.
A Glance of
Dina R. Andrews
Dr. DINA R. ANDREWS
Solar Records is the trajectory for Ms. Andrews career path, and even some of her unbelievable personal life experiences. Ms. Andrews is responsible for setting up production companies such as Flyte Tyme Productions owned by Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis of Janet Jackson fame. She designed and executed the Business Plan for start-up Axiom Entertainment owned by Jubilee Christian Center under Pastor Matthew Thompson with now recording artist “Ashmont Hill.” She was the General Manager for girl group “TLC” under PT Entertainment/Pebbitone, Inc. with hits “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg”, and “Baby, Baby, Baby”.She negotiated multiple deals for her songwriter/producer client Percy Bady for placements with recording artists Yolanda Adams, Marvin Sapp, Bishop Paul Morton and numerous others. Ms. Andrews has executive produced several projects, and also worked for Motown Production in television.
She has been recognized with several Gold & Platinum Awards, managed Multi-Million Dollar Record Company & Recording Budgets, Managed production on 50+ album projects, and placed over 100 original songs with major record companies, many of which obtained gold (500K), platinum (1million), and/or multi-platinum status.