(aka Chanz Simmons)
Founder /CEO of Glory Ave Entertainment. Born and raised in the Sound-view section of the Bronx. Admiral (pronounced Add-morale) regarded as one the NYC’s best up and coming lyricists and well as one of it’s bright young business minds. A former local hoop star, who began his journey rapping as a simple hobby to past the time, free-styling in cyphers in his old neighborhood before eventually being convinced by his peers that his flow was a force to be reckoned with soon after joining an up and coming rap group named BXC. Shortly after he appeared on BET’s first annual Hip Hop hall of fame Award show as the events only unsigned act. The group worked the underground circuit independently for years before deciding to disband in the summer of 2009. Following leaving the group Admiral took a short hiatus before making the decision to resume his career as solo act . Forecasting the changes in the industry climate he made the decision to create and develop his own brand which came to be Glory Ave Entertainment. A company providing artist management and development services, production as well as event promotion services while also serving as the label home to his hand picked roster of Hip Hop and R&B talent. In November 2009, the label released his debut solo effort entitled God’s Work The Street LP which served as his reintroduction to the industry. The album has drawn praise from both underground as well as major media outlets and put the industry on notice. To date, Admiral has been featured an a wide range of media sources such as Hate Money Radio, CMS radio, DTF radio, N.E.X.T UP radio, All City Radio, Coast to Coast radio, UEG radio, Phenomenal Radio, 106.1FM and the list goes on. In 2010 the label expanded to the R&B genre and signed its 3rd and 4th artists R&B Soul Singer/songwriters Michelle Singz and Elliot Maurice. In 2010 Glory Ave Ent also launched the critically acclaimed Operation X The Mixtape Series hosted by Remy Ma’s and Hate money Radios own DJ Bedtyme 357 and sponsored by Coast to Coast Mixtapes. The project was designed to provide exposure and create unity while introducing the new generation of Hip Hop and R&B talent hailing from his hometown, Bronx NY. In January 2016 released his latest solo project X1 Hosted by DJ Instynctz and is gearing up to release his next studio album entitled “Decorated” A Survivors Story……. Scheduled for release 1st quarter of 2017. In 2014 ventured into the world of event production and created two successful independent artist platforms known as “Destroy & Rebuild “The Concert Series and “I Am Song” which which have developed into two of the NYC’s highest respected platforms for rising talent. Most recently Admiral signed rising Bronx MC/Producer Mic Massive to joint venture with his Massive Empire Music Imprint with a release of his Black Tape project scheduled which was released in 2016.