Damien "Dame" Taylor
Dame Taylor, founder & CEO of Monster Sessions, became a
professional music producer at the age of 16 while still in high
school. In the 11th grade, he landed his first professional music
opportunity for a Burger King commercial, opening the doors to a
16+ year career in the music industry as a Music Producer,
Recording & Mix Engineer, Music Assistant and Studio Manager.
He has worked with major recording artists Kanye, Lil’ Wayne,
50 Cent, Akon, NeYo, as well as, TV, Music and gaming companies,
NBC, MTV, VH1, Def Jam, Sony Music (Spain), Interscope Records
& EA Games.
During the Summer of 2015, Dame traveled to New
York City to speak at a music workshop for SAE. During his trip,
he created the infrastrcture for Monster Sessions. Utilizing his
years of experience in the music industry, combined with his
committment to teaching & entrepreneurship, Dame understood
that he had a much larger calling to help our future leaders.
He is now fully dedicated to mentoring high school students
through Monster Sessions and it’s network of public & charter
schools, private institutions and university career programs like
USC Bovard Scholars.
Dame’s goal in 2019 is to introduce a world of career possibilities
after high school, to a youth culture that never knew they existed.