About the AFP

- HOW IT WORKS -

LEVERAGE YOUR CREDIT

By utilizing your GOOD credit (700 FICO & above), the AFP and its established real estate investment partner, Kensington International Inc., aims to raise you anywhere between $75K to $450K for real estate investment properties.

THE ADVANCE.

After raising the initial funds, AFP and Kensington International will advance you $8,000 - $30,000 for the advancement of your music career. The rest of the funds will be tied into 1 or more real estate investment properties.

REAL ESTATE.

Kensington International will acquire, manage, renovate, and sell the real estate investment property ensuring that you make money doing what you love even if it takes more time for your music to sell.

CAREER ADVANCEMENT.

While we are in the acquisition, renovation, and selling  process of the real estate investment - the AFP assists you in developing your short & long term business plan for your career as a musician. Your enrollment in the program also gives you access to the AFP’s  Resource Network, a nation-wide repository for affordable business, production, and marketing services that will be essential in setting you up for success in the recording industry.

 

Why should artists

JOIN THE AFP?

FUND YOUR MUSIC CAREER

Receive between $8K & $30K in funding specifically for your music career.

BECOME A REAL ESTATE INVESTOR

Earn 40% of profits of a real estate investment property, which sells in 4 to 8 months. Learn the real estate investing process.

BUILD YOUR CREDIT

Leverage only your credit to create the investment opportunity. After house sells, credit is paid off & your credit score skyrockets.

DEVELOP YOUR PLAN

Work with the AFP’s board of top music industry veterans to develop your business plan that will guide your career forward.

FIND YOUR MUSIC TEAM

Through the AFP Resource Network, find a team of dedicated professionals in business management, production, and marketing services that will work hard with you in every step of your career.

UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL

Lean on the AFP program to help unlock your potential when it comes to  music business strategy and investing. We are here to create lifelong opportunities to get you ahead in life.

Join the Artist Financial Program Today!
Meet

Our Team

EYAN EDWARDS
EYAN EDWARDS
CEO, Founder
ABOUT EYAN

The AFP was founded by Eyan Edwards, son of Former Vice President of Capitol Records (Wayne Edwards) and 2x Grammy nominated singer-songwriter (Angel Rose). He is also a partner at Kensington International Inc. and attributes his life change to Real Estate Development. Having gotten his mother into Real Estate, as well as helping many entrepreneurs get in, Eyan sought to bring this opportunity to indie artists and give serious artists, that are willing to bet on themselves, a real chance at making a living doing what they love.

DAVID TAE
DAVID TAE
Chief Operating Officer
ABOUT DAVID

As the Director of Operations for AFP, David Tae got his start in music by working with 9 time grammy winning producer and engineer, Commissioner Gordon (Lauryn Hill, Alicia Key, 50 Cents Fame). While working there, he helped establish The Lalabela Alliance and has also worked with International acts like Tablo, Jung Dong Ha, SoHyang. David is also a Director of Client Development at Kensington International. Inc, and is responsible for overseeing the daily operation of the company.

FREE SMITH
FREE SMITH
Director, Music
ABOUT FREE

Free is a musician, writer, producer, A&R, and former performance artist. Born in The Bronx, New York, Free laid his foundation for his music career as a pre-teen. In the 80’s, Free and Eric McCaine formed the duo Entouch -and released the hit singles, ll Hype and All Night. With the success of Entouch, the doors opened for Free to work with artist such as Keith Sweat, Nice & Smooth, & the legendary Prince. In an effort to branch out of R&B/Soul, Free took his talents to the Hip Hop world in the 90’s, working with artists including M.O.P, Doug E Fresh, Big Pun, and Cam’ron. In 2014, he joined the staff of Lizzie Grubman PR & Management, where he is currently head of the Music Department. In 2017, Free became Music Director for The Artist Financial Program, and is looking forward to passing along 37 years of experience in the music business to the next generation of talent.

DEV TEJWANI
DEV TEJWANI
Project Manager, Marketing
ABOUT DEV

Dev Tejwani is the co-founder and former CEO of TeamBackpack, LLC, a worldwide hip-hop movement and media company that is focused on developing some of the best and most wide-reaching hip-hop content online. It is with TeamBackpack where Dev learned the ins and outs of the new digital age of the music industry, which includes marketing strategy and business development for artists. Dev is currently a Project Manager for the Artist Financial Program and will serve to help artists develop their strategy after they approved for the the program. He believes in the power that music has in the world as well as the importance of fiscal responsibility for artists.

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