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Welcome to Global Hood Records, where the beats break barriers, and cultures collide in perfect rhythm. We pride ourselves on being more than just a record label; we are a multicultural family dedicated to uniting artists from every corner of the globe. At the heart of our label is an elite group of artists and entertainers who share a passion for pushing boundaries and breaking barriers.

We extend beyond the traditional role of a record label, offering a comprehensive suite of services including artist and talent management, A&R expertise, state-of-the-art recording studios, and top-notch photography and videography services. Global Hood Records is not just a label; it’s a talent agency connecting artists with audiences worldwide. Join us on a musical journey that celebrates the raw energy of urban cultures and all cultures worldwide.



Austin Hood


Austin Hood, the visionary CEO of Global Hood Records, boasts an illustrious 15-year journey in the entertainment industry. A seasoned serial entrepreneur, Austin’s expertise spans live events, show promotion, and top-tier management services. A true team player, Austin’s dynamic leadership and liaison skills propel Global Hood Records to unparalleled success. Hailing from the Westside of Chicago area, his roots reflect the resilience and determination embedded in his entrepreneurial spirit.

Not only is Austin the driving force behind Global Hood Records, but he also wears multiple hats as the CEO of Forever Different Brand and Strategic Partner for Alist Global Marketing. Furthermore, he also serves as a strategic partner in Feeturre, a cutting-edge web 3 mobile application platform connecting artists and influencers with global talent worldwide. 

The Legendary Broadway

Strategic Partner

Meet The Legendary Broadway, a strategic partner at Global Hood Records, whose legendary status is backed by an impressive resume. Hailing from Harlem, New York, Broadway is the first African American DJ to play the Glastonbury Music Festival in the UK alongside Billy Ray Cyrus, Miley Cyrus & Lil Nas X. He has also graced Apple and Amazon Headquarters and DJ’ed at the NHL Championship game ceremony. Broadway has toured with artists like DaniLeigh and Teyana Taylor, DJ’ed for premier brands including Nike and MTV, and even rocked stages at the Grammys and MTV Video Music Awards.

As the Tour DJ for Lil Nas X under Columbia Records, Teyana Taylor with Def Jam Universal, and DaniLeigh under Def Jam Universal, Broadway’s musical journey is intertwined with the biggest names in the industry. From nightclub DJing in major markets like New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles to performing at Drake’s private club in Toronto, Broadway’s beats have echoed in every major festival in the US. His extensive experience and infectious passion for music make him a key asset to the Global Hood Records family, embodying our commitment to musical excellence and innovation.


Strategic Partner

Enter the world of Aye-Lefty, where the role of a ‘producer’ transcends mere titles, embodying raw talent and relentless determination. Born and raised on the vibrant Westside of Chicago, Aye-Lefty’s journey is nothing short of extraordinary. Armed with a Casio piano and an innate ability to craft melodies by ear, Aye-Lefty defied all odds, turning humble beginnings into musical masterpieces. His exceptional skills have resonated with a diverse array of artists, collaborating on chart-topping tracks such as “Outer Space” by Future, “Locked In” by GHerbo, “Get Down on the Ground” by Dolla Breezy, and “Come Back” by DJ Nate.

Join us on this captivating musical adventure, where dreams effortlessly materialize under the expert guidance of Aye-Lefty. His extensive collaborations and contributions to hit songs showcase not only his versatility but also his unwavering commitment to shaping the contemporary music landscape. Aye-Lefty’s remarkable journey continues to inspire, proving that true passion and talent can break barriers and elevate the world of music.

SKYE The Barber

Strategic Partner

Meet Skye The Barber, a distinguished Strategic Partner at Global Hood Records. Hailing from the vibrant city of Chicago, Skye is more than a renowned barber; he’s a cultural icon, shaping the styles of famous artists, musicians, and athletes. Beyond his exceptional skill with the clippers, Skye is a mentor and manager for talent across Chicago, infusing the entertainment industry with his wealth of knowledge and influential presence. His unique blend of expertise and genuine passion makes Skye The Barber an invaluable asset to the Global Hood Records family, elevating our commitment to fostering talent and shaping the cultural landscape.

Ayden Hood

Strategic Partner

At the tender age of 12, Ayden Hood, our youngest Strategic Partner at Global Hood Records, stands as a dynamic force shaping the future of the music industry. A 6th-grade prodigy with an entrepreneurial spirit, Ayden is on a mission to redefine success. Thriving in subjects like Math, Science, Reading, Writing, and Physical Education, he brings not only academic prowess but also a genuine passion for innovation to the Global Hood family.

Beyond the classroom, Ayden’s zest for life manifests in his love for sports, cinema, and the rhythmic beats of music, often shared with his father. An aspiring streetwear mogul, Ayden diligently crafts his brand, showcasing a determination well beyond his years. A natural leader at heart, Ayden attributes his drive to his parents, embodying a commitment to success that resonates through his every endeavor.

Ayden Hood’s role as a Strategic Partner isn’t just a title; it’s a testament to his fresh ideas and boundless creativity. In bridging the generational gap, Ayden brings a new perspective to the ever-changing music industry, ensuring that Global Hood Records remains at the forefront of innovation and inclusivity.




At Global Hood Records, our events, including concerts, are more than just gatherings; they’re explosive experiences that resonate with energy and excitement. Packed to the brim with beats that make you move, and an atmosphere that’s nothing short of electric, our concerts and events are where the real magic happens. From live performances by our top-tier artists to a community that knows how to turn up, each event is a testament to the exhilarating spirit of Global Hood Records. Join us for unforgettable concert nights filled with music, connection, and the undeniable thrill of being part of something extraordinary.




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