Merecco Turner is a singer, songwriter, music producer, film score composer, screenplay writer & actor from “Louisville, KY.” Merecco studied music at an early age. Realizing his talents he started writing songs and performing his material. Merecco entered into a magnet school where he attended a performing arts division called Y.PA.S, The Youth Performing Arts School of Louisville, KY.
It was there that Merecco received his vocal training and learned how to read and write music and screenplays. Merecco spent his weekends traveling to Cincinnati, Ohio to work with Reggie and Cino Callaway from the 80’s bands “Midnight Star.” That’s when Merecco learned how to write and produce hit records. Merecco formed a four member R&B/POP group and started opening shows for artist of the likes of Jamie Foxx, Toni Braxton, Gerald Levert, and Brandy.
But it wasn’t until he was introduced to Heavy D that Merecco really got a taste of what he wanted. Merecco moved to New York to break into the music business and landed a deal with Heavy D. He started off working in the studio with Heavy D and establishing relationships with other songwriters and music producers in the industry, while perfecting his songwriting skills, vocal arrangements, background vocals & production.
Merecco has worked with a variety of artist like: Aaron Carter, Wyclef Jean, Heavy D, Shanice Wilson, Jimmy Cozier, Mario Winans, Drag-on, D.O.E from Timbaland’s hit record “The way I are.”, “The Voice” winner Jermaine Paul, Howie Dorough from the “Back Street Boys.” Multi-Platinum selling Philippine’s artist Sitti Navarro, Test drive and Russian mega pop star Dima Bilan.
Under the music producer name “PHENOMENON”, which was given to him by a close music production friend because of Merecco’s triple threat ability, He has gone on to worked with producers like Tricky Stewart, from Timbaland’s camp Jim Beanz & King Logan, Narada Michael Waldin, The Track Masters, Rockwilder, Dave “Jam” Hall, Full Force, Michael “Lofey” Sandlofer. Multi-platinum selling producer Dangerous LLC who has produced hit records for rapper 50 Cent, Missy Elliot & Christina Aguilera. Ron Browz, Needlz, D/R Period, 7 Aurelius & George Noriega.
Merreco has worked on a ton of commercials and placed music in films. Merecco scored the films “Life, Love, Soul” and “Grand Slammed”, and is currently working on other future feature films. This has transcended Merecco into one of his life long dreams of becoming a screenplay writer. So with an all-or-nothing attitude and belief, Merecco started working with other screenplay writers and studying his craft day and night with little, if any sleep. Teaming up with writer and director Allen West and the company BU Entertainment, which is owned by the actor Blair Underwood, Merecco has taken the horse by the reins and begun his journey. With this type of experience and professional background. Merecco Turner is definitely an entertainment and business power house.