Our question today finds Kashif tackling a topic his certainly knows a lot about. Having penned hit songs for artists such as Evelyn “Champagne” King, Howard Johnson, Dionne Warwick, Whitney Houston and of course his own chart toppers.

Ivan Orr is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, performer, and writer. A native of Charlottesville, Virginia Ivan was involved with the forming and nascent days of The Music Resource Center as its first Program Director. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Music, Ivan currently resides in Richmond, VA where he maintains an active performance and production schedule while serving as the Music Editor for Grown Folks Music, a position he has held since 2010.