Here is an article about Young Sim’s Feel Good Music in the Deseret News. I was interviewed for this one and my contribution is on the last page. Enjoy!
Most of you know that Simeon Lawrence (AKA Young Sim) is a good friend of mine from our missions, and we’ve stayed good friends ever since. So it is with an acknowledgement of complete and utter bias that I present to you the following video. I’m not sure if anyone who doesn’t know us will appreciate the full meaning here, so I realize perhaps I’m breaking some sort of journalistic code by posting this, but Young Sim, founder of Feel Good Music, is engaged to be married. Life is good.
Young Sim sent this to me two days ago and put it up on YouTube yesterday. Within a day it’s gotten tens of thousands of views. I give you “Teach Me How To Jimmer” by the Feel Good Music Coalition, featuring Quinn, Kai, Kalin, Definit and Young Sim, and edited by Nic Goodfellow.
The great Young Sim, founder of the Feel Good Music Coalition promotions organization, has created a website for all musicians affiliated with his organization. I flatter myself to say that I’m on there too. At this website, you will find promotional flyers for upcoming shows (usually hip hop and usually in the Salt Lake area), information about Sim’s life and vision, news, music videos, and a store where you can purchase merchandise and good music. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, if anyone can change the future of music in Salt Lake, and amongst the youth of the Church (and elsewhere), it’s Young Sim.
You can check it out, and get more of Sim’s vision for the future of good music HERE.
The chance to do an interview like this doesn’t happen too often. David Murphy is a kind, energetic young man who does promotions for Simeon “Young Sim” Lawrence‘s clean record label, Feel Good Music in Salt Lake City. On Friday, a 45-year-old man named Jeffrey Boyd Ackerman was shot and killed in Pleasant Grove, Utah, and a suspect with a weapon ran from the crime scene, pursued hotly by the police. David was working and witnessed the pursuit, in front of the business where he worked. What did he do? He ran out of his business and tackled the suspect, holding him down until the police could apprehend him. After I heard this amazing story from Sim, I just had to interview David about his experience.