Star Diamond Music specializes in Hip Hop and R&B Music Production,offerring royalty-free music downloads. Stardiamondmusic.com Music is made for Recording Artist, Albums, Film, Sports, Radio TV Advertising, Commercial Jingles, Websites, & more.
Diane “Diamond” Lewis a native of the creative hub Kingston, Jamaica and is an experienced Music Producer/Composer whose style of production has a unique sound, which is a mixture of Urban, Caribbean, Reggae,hip hop and pop influence.
Stemming from musical roots dating back to a Great-Grandfather who was the head of the Ethiopian Military band, followed by a well re-known Grandfather, who was Jamaican piano tuner, and a mother who was a classical pianist, music is a part of Diamond’s DNA.
At an early age Diane got involved in music, she played the Trumpet in the marching, concert and Jazz band throughout her early school years. She later attended Delaware State University where she studied Music Education and was awarded departmental scholar, and also was band Captain and composed and arranged music for the band.
After spending over 10 years teaching experience as a Band Director in the South Florida education system, Lewis decided to make the transition to studio recording. A self-taught studio musician, Diane began to produce original music and found her musical destiny.
In 2001 while teaching Music in New York, Lewis hit the music scene were she was introduced to a prominent music industry manager, who heard her material and immediately wanted to sign a management deal. At the time, he was managing a group from Charlotte North Carolina called Dirty 130, which was a southern version of the Fugees. Kenny insisted that Lewis collaborate with the lead singer and recording artist Shanna Wylie who was a former backup singer and protégée of Whitney Houston. Wylie and Lewis then went on to collaborate on several independent R&B and Gospel projects together.
Lewis has also lent her formidable talents to television and radio having contributed music to numerous television and radio campaign soundtracks. Among them are the “A Grader Soundtrack” which she composed original music and recorded theme song. In 2005 she composed theme soundtrack for news television programming for the Jamaica National News Network the equivalent to CNN for her home country of Jamaica. In 2006 she Composed theme soundtracks for all of the original programming for the Public Broadcasting Corporation of Jamaica (PBCJ) channel launch. In 2008 Lewis composed and mixed Music for Public Service announcement campaign (focusing the exploitation of children) for entitled the Y-Files, this was a national campaign featuring Usain Bolt, Olympic Gold Medalist. In 2008 she was recruited to produce an original composition for the “I am Caribbean, OECS Biodiversity Project”, a Radio and television Public education campaign. In 2011, she composed and produced the theme track for the television series, Kamp Kamila, a reality-based television series for a Jamaican Television Network.
She is also known for her talents composing music beds for corporate pieces for corporations such Sunline Jamaica, Limited, a company based in Kingston, Jamaica for which she designed an original theme track, also.
Lewis has recently launched a new company and is in development of an online store, which will offer Royalty Free Instrumentals for personal and commercial use. This will give her clients access to her stellar original tracks for use as instrumental tracks for multi-media use.
Diamond was recently selected to compete in the worlds #1 Music producer competition BATTLE OF THE BEATMAKERS 2017.
Diamond was selected as 1 of 64 producers from all over the world to compete in the Battle of the Beatmakers 2017 competition in Canada.
Composed theme soundtrack for news television programming.
Recorded and mixed soundtracks
Composed theme soundtracks for all programming
Recorded and mixed soundtracks
Composed and mixed Music for Public Service announcement campaign(focusing the exploitation of children)
Composed the soundtrack for “I am Caribbean” a Radio and television Public education campaign. Composed all Music, engineered and recorded vocals.
Composed original music and recorded and mixed theme song for television pilot.