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Kevin Rivers (songwriter)

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Religion  Christian
Spouse(s)  Aleasha Rivers

Name  Kevin Rivers
Role  Songwriter
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Born  June 27, 1987 (age 28) (1987-06-27) Port Huron, Michigan
Occupation  Founder/CEO of Rivers Companies
Parent(s)  Keith Rivers, Marlene Rivers

Kevin Marlin Darrell Rivers (born June 27, 1987) is an American entrepreneur and founder of Rivers Company. Through Rivers Company, Rivers owns social networking service Bluurp. In 2004, Rivers founded Rivers Company to build innovations through media, social, and digital entertainment. Since then, Rivers has led the company to establish brands that focused on distribution and Social Media. In 2009, Rivers was nominated for the OnHollywood 2009 Top 100 media companies list. Rivers was also interviewed by Vator to speak about his revolutionary business model. On January 13, 2010, Rivers established a new retailing deal with MediaNet, which garnered attention from Billboard. On April 6, 2010, Rivers launched the first full-fledged storefront for Facebook. Rivers has been featured on news including TechCrunch and Music Week. In 2012, Rivers launched Venzo Digital, an award-winning iTunes music distribution service that helped musicians generate over $2 million in revenue. On April 25, 2015, Venzo Digital was acquired by Lester Ventures.


Early life

Rivers grew up in Michigan with his parents Keith and Marlene Rivers. In 1990, Rivers was introduced into music as a pianist. During his youth, Rivers wrote compositions and arrangements delving off of Ludwig van Beethoven and Johann Sebastian Bach. In 1994, Rivers won many awards, including but not limited to the Grand Prize at the Garfield Elementary School Talent Show. During his high school career, Rivers was fascinated with the world of business. In 2004, prior to founding Rivers Companies, Rivers was considered a leader in many retail stores including Macy's, Belk, and Younkers. In 2007, Rivers attended DeVry University, where he studied business administration and social media.

Notable people

Many celebrity musicians and actors have worked with Rivers. These have been partnerships, sponsorships, and general advertising opportunities for both parties. Some of the most notable of these people are:

  • Jesse Saunders
  • Dr. Chud
  • Chubb Rock
  • Kevin Lyttle
  • Earl Monroe
  • Sam Glaser
  • Bone Thugs-n-Harmony
  • Jeff Wincott
  • Chidi Ahanotu
  • Ruslan Troknyuk
  • References

    Kevin Rivers (songwriter) Wikipedia