Carmine Gotti named “The Don” of New Pop

Carmine Gotti named “The Don” of New Pop


There are some many things under wraps and so many great things in the works.  As you may have figured out by now, I go by many names, 6 to be accurate; and my seventh name is yet to be revealed.  I am Frank Paul Jones aka Paul Castellano aka Frank Paul Gotti aka Frank Paul Gambino aka Capstone Zulu aka Jesus Paul Solomon.  I wonder what my 7th name will be.


It is not about multiple personalities, although I have been accused of that.  It is about paying due respect to people who were influences in my life and the role I played at that moment and time in my life.  It is not about disrespect to anyone but in fact it is about due respect and a way of expressing gratitude to important people in my growth.


Where am I going with this?  I hear Rick Ross named his new Album “Teflon Don.”  And I hear Victoria’s son Carmine has a problem with it.  Well I want to tell you Rick Ross you is no John Gotti!  However what I do suggest is that Carmine step up and be the Don of New Pop, sort of like the Frank Sinatra of the new millennium.  


It is all in fun and entertainment, however real connections exist in the real world.  They say John J. Gotti was a ruthless killer, when in reality he was a very charitable and good man.  Do they call the president of the U.S. a murderer in the tabloids for sending troops to war?  Enemies must be destroyed in all walks of life.  The Mafia is to big business what the CIA is to the government.  And until that is duly recognized the economy will never recover.


All to say, Rick if this was genuinely due respect to the Gotti family, here you have a 24 year old young man entering into a new stage in the business.  He is a friend to the Gambino Family and the grandson of Don Gotti.  If you want to be a friend to the Gambino Family and was showing due respect use your fame and influence in the Hip Hop game to give Carmine Gotti every opportunity to reach people in the name of the Gambino Family.  That said!


Finally, I think John A. Gotti should extend Gambino Records.  I used the name in my BETA project; however John I think we should incorporate the label with a major label as a subsidiary.  The music industry owes this to the Gambino Family.  It is time to restructure the family. 


Therefore to the Gotti Family I hand over Gambino Records and to my nephews I hand over Gambino Productions.  Now it is up to Carmine Gotti to reach out and connect himself to these networks.  Victoria should contact Egeria and give Gambino Records and Productions new meaning.  There is some tight stuff out there!  As for Rick Ross you owe us one.  W.W.J.D. but share the wealth! 


The RIAA an Impediment to the Recording Industry

riaa_logo11riaa_logo12riaa_logo1The RIAA an Impediment to the Recording Industry


RIAA is an acronym for the Recording Industry Association of America, who are a group of people who basically make the calls as to how the music industry is regulated in the United States of America.  Their main interest is the major labels who are also the main record distributors, as they do represent over one and a half thousand labels but their interest is in preserving the influence of the 4 major labels which are EMI, Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group.  They are powerful, but like America they are in a recession and desperately have to make major changes before they suffocate in their own vomit.


Can they afford to stand by their positions concerning SACD copyrights that will require three copyrights to a single SACD and can they continue to claim that recording MP-3’s from legally purchased CD’s are illegal, however this assertion is yet to be proven in the court of law.  This one shoe fits all mentality is destroying the recording industry.  I mean it is one thing to protect the rights to intellectual property as stated in the first amendment which is beyond the scope of my examination.


To keep is simple I think the application of a one shoe fits all mentality in such a vast form of trade is impractical.  It is like a hand full of people with a lot of money is telling everyone how to conduct the business of music to protect their interests. Take Janet Jackson, Prince, LL Cool J, Whitney Houston and the many old school artist like the Ohio Players, the Gap Band, Earth Wind and Fire as well as many young artists too many to name, they have the power to blackball without notice and then regulate their activities as an independent artist, meaning even independent artists are not independent of the iron hand of the RIAA, which is the CIA & FBI combined of the music industry.  With their far reaching hands they have the ability to destroy the lives of any hard working artist who does not play by their rules.


Meaning if they say pose nude you take off your clothes, if they say use the (N) word or the (B) word every other sentence you do so.  You heard me use the term Gay Mob; they are nothing but hands to these people.  Unfortunately technology was screwed those 12 inches over and brought them to their knees.  And if they do not change their ways they will lose it all very soon.  They can no longer have their cake and eat it also.


I found this information posted and it is a contradiction to the positions they are taking.


In the US Supreme Court, the record company lawyers said:

“The record companies, my clients, have said, for some time now, and it’s been on their Website for some time now, that it’s perfectly lawful to take a CD that you’ve purchased, upload it onto your computer, put it onto your iPod. There is a very, very significant lawful commercial use for that device, going forward.”

But it is illegal, therefore hybrids with MP-3’s embedded is illegal.  The issue is not about copyrights as in MGM Studios, Inc. v. Grokster, Ltd. 545 U.S. 913 (2005) the issue is to disallow the little man from making a living to protect their own self interest.  And the sinking ships are taking everyone with them out of greed.  It is time for an Underground Distribution Network and the issue is survival.



Music Industry & MP-3 complexities we must address

mp-3-player-1Music Industry & MP-3 complexities we must address


I think there is going to be a shake up in the music industry, which will be a good thing for a few but not for all.  I mean before the all out economic crisis, the music industry has been under change ever since the inception of digital media.  Even if a new tax is introduced it will not be a cure all, because even it would have to be implemented fairly.  You cannot just tax for example blank CD’s without exceptions, for example I buy a lot of blanks but use them to record my own music and the same applies to MP-3 players, but that is not the case for most people, so do you tax a music creation enthusiast?  Maybe it will be necessary and if I want to continue to do what I do I might have to apply for a license which is still a form of taxes, but would be an identifying code to continue my practices.


But even I am not perfect, I have artist in my MP-3 Player that I did not pay for a second license and for that there should be a tax.  So even a person who mostly listens to himself I do listen to other artist, like the Gap Band, Ohio Players, Earth, Wind and Fire, Michael and Janet Jackson, Prince, Rick James, the Time Band and the list goes on without paying them royalties of any nature other than the fact I own the CD, which I convert to a MP-3 format from Wave Format to hear on my MP-3 Player which is an example of an illegal download.  These software applications are easily assessable and available to the novice computer user for as little as $9.99.  I admit I bought the CD’s legally but am my use of them legal, which is question of law.  I mean for as little as $200 you can get 80 GB of storage on an MP-3 player and playback 200 songs per GB and if my math is correct that is 16,000 songs which is unrestricting and unrealistic ethical expectation.  That is like 1,000 complete CD’s.


This is the hold up of SACD distribution, should the consumer be charged for 3 copyrights or just one.  The SACD format which originally could not be burned, but now I hear they are developing SACD burning devices for consumers, which is bad for the music industry.  It is a complex situation, but a situation that has to be addressed.  Believe it or not but MP-3’s are not enormously cheap to buy, that the average person owns more that one of them and it is single handedly destroying the music industry.  Perhaps the cheap MP-3 player should be marketed like tobacco whereby you pay more on taxes than on the product itself, because it’s use is almost always illegal  as copyright infringement device costing the industry billions a year, 10’s of billions and perhaps 100’s of billions, the losses are astronomical. 


Answer to message to the day:


They say change is the most consistent thing is life, however I try to be a man of routines and if I change all my routines I would no longer know myself and that would not be too good.  However I am making adjustments and is springing out there by putting friends to work on a project that has several parts that are orchestrated by me and I think what I am doing will be good for everyone once the different units are brought together 


Make it a point of principle to change three small things on your birthday – and watch how those small things grow into big things over the coming 12 months. Change is good. Change is necessary. If you can, change something each and every day of your life.

The conjunction of the Sun and Uranus in your sign today is sure to be disruptive in some way, but that is not necessarily a bad thing. Something in your life needs shaking up a bit and, in the long-term, you’ll feel better for it. In the short-term, hold tight!

Answer to the economic woes & the Celebrities role


Answer to the economic woes & the Celebrities role


To: President Barak Obama

From: Frank Paul Gambino Productions

Date: 11 February 2009


A Mars-Saturn aspect on your birthday will bring challenges to do with your wealth and your earning power over the coming 12 months, but it will also endow you with the energy and the ambition to turn those challenges into triumphs. You’re a winner.

You appear to believe that to win you must gamble, but that is asking for trouble. Saturn in your opposite sign of Virgo warns in no uncertain terms that you must steer clear of taking risks that are not absolutely necessary. So how many are necessary? None

First of all what does Ebony know about relationships:

Tabloid Love Affairs are Fake!


Chris Brown just beat down Rihanna and Janet dumped JD over management problems so they say.  Tabloid love affairs are for publicity.  Now that Janet left Def Jam and JD got fired, we will see just how much love is involved.  I mean really and not for record company publicity!  I use to respect Ebony as a real magazine it is merely another tabloid. Now the question is does Rihanna have ground for a civil suit against Christ Brown and her record company for putting her in this dangerous situation.  It is said they told her to date him for publicity even after they broke up some two weeks ago.


The economy:

I wrote a very important article about the economy and the only solution and in short; these are my instructions to America.  Buy American products and it will create jobs.  My are words to the President is he must create tariffs on imports to make American companies more competitive with cheap labor nations.  Please read this article by clicking this hyperlink and read the article and the comments because a reader brought it to my attention that I forgot the key to the solution which are tariffs.

The Stimulus Breakdown Legislation Hyperlink:

I do not gamble and why:

Let me tackle the idea that I think I must gamble; I do not gamble because I am programmed to lose, it was an agreement I made with John Gotti, that I did not just go to a casino and win a bunch of money to get me out of my rut.  We agreed was that it would have  been too easy for me to mind fuck the casino out of money.  As for the legalization of casinos these are administrative arrangements, the gamblers are the consumers and not the casino, all the games and machines are designed for the casino to come out ahead and after the cut is taken the residue is split by the customers.  Therefore whatever is needed by percentage it can be arranged to support the budget of New York City and New York State, it is a numbers operation and is really not a game because we already know the outcome.

The Legalization of marijuana is no gamble:


Again I do not use street drugs; I do not help sleeping as do all of my mother’s children my siblings.  But marijuana use is a matter of fact and is not going anywhere and is harmless compared to alcohol, tobacco and fire arms.  So why not add it to the Administration and tax it, it would pump billions of dollars into the tax revenues.  My only concern is how it is licensed to sell; it would not be fair to just give it to the same old people who have the liquor licenses based on background checks that are biased.


The Bottom line:


The bottom line is this today, add tariffs to imports to make them too expensive to not buy a American, legalize casinos in New York City making NYC the absolute tourist attraction and legalize marijuana and harvest the California crop and tax it and regulated it in the Department of Alcohol, Tobacco, Fire arm and Marijuana.  That would be real change.


Also I mentioned that we should put the SACD on the market, this is move about creating new product lines.  We want people to buy but offer them nothing different but the same things computers and MP-3 players, we have to create new products and make the ones we sell last, you do not sell people stuff to break down or constantly upgrade them to keep people buying the same thing over and over and expect people to buy.  It is bad business and it is wrong.


That is why I want Janet as well as Michael Jackson to add SACD cuts on their albums to introduce the technology and I want technological experimentation sponsorship to introduce these technologies to the consumer. And I will go a step further, I own a DVD audio player built into my DVD player.  So why not build Blu Ray DVD that is a DVD Audio Player and a SACD Player to give the consumer all the options of playback.  There is enough music sold to be heard in all formats, being SACD, DVD Audio, CD, MP-3 and iPod.  Give people options and let the people decide what their personal standard is.  Also, I want P. Diddy and Michael to push for the legalization of casinos in New York City, this has to become news and not just my blog.  New Yorkers should be given a choice less health care or casinos.  These are the choices more taxes and less services or more product lines.



Janet must Take the Lead but be Reactive to Economic Trends

janet-dj-j1Janet must Take the Lead but be Reactive to Economic Trends


To: President Barak Obama

From: Frank Paul Gambino Productions

Date: 10 February 2009


Keep yourself well informed about what’s going on in the world at large because there will be opportunities to benefit from what you know later in the year. Trust your own judgment when it comes to finances and business matters. No one is more expert than you.

You are rapidly coming to the end of your personal solar year and when the Sun moves into your birth sign just over a week from now you will look back and wonder why on earth you worried so much. Now that you know that, why not stop worrying now?

I am glad you brought up this point and subject because I wanted to elaborate on this. If we get our way Janet will get a minimum of a 3 record deal as well as 3 movies.

Janet gets $100 Million in a 5 year deal that is extendable to 7 years, which provides for maternal leave in case of pregnancies.  The contract will include 3 CD’s, 3 Movies roles, a 6 months show at a Casino to be named and two world tours. 

Janet is supposed to release one album this summer, the economic forecast for this year from the words of our Honorable President Obama is not very good, but lots of growth is expected next year.  We have to plan these events around the economy; we do not want to keep making excuses about the economic crisis which is real.


Now we have Flyte Tyme onboard with Jam and Lewis who are seasoned veteran producers.  I think Janet should stick with the original plan and use various producers on the next album and use some unreleased and new material with about 18 songs and continue the tour and hope that people are willing to spend and have confidence in the economy.  I would add a forth album and a forth movie, due to current economic conditions to the contract.  I would have Jam and Lewis do the 4 SACD cuts, which means at least 4 songs on the album in CD audio as well and save the bulk of the material for the next album to be released towards the end of 2010 at which time she could do a casino bid and make an offer to do a 6 months stay. Hopefully by then we will have casinos in New York City.


Hopefully “why did I get married” can be filmed and released this year towards December or early to mid next year.  The new album and the continuation of the current tour should do well but not great and for this reason I would put out the Buzz that better material is being held back due to economic conditions and this one is a warm up towards something totally out of this world.  The second album should be a straight up hybrid SACD, with all the formats that come with it.  The sound will be out of this world and the electronics industry will be able to deliver a new product line called SACD Players to be standard on new Home Theaters that are 5.1 and better.  SACD and Blu Ray should be the new electronic packages on high end Home Theaters and Janet will promote these products.


I want Janet in as many commercials as possible now and not all for pay, as I told her do it for what Jermaine paid her for photo sessions plus a salary.  Do not just do it for money but for publicity and visibility.  We need to hire an economic team or economist to the management team of Janet Jackson or outsource this service, because it is a necessity.  We want to know where the money is going, how it will be used by the demographics and the demand of each section of the economy and get onboard to promoting these product lines.





Janet & Live Nation Put Family First this time

the-jackson-family1Janet & Live Nation Put Family First this time


To: President Barak Obama

From: Frank Paul Gambino Productions

Date: 8 February 2009


On one level you are prepared to accept that everyone is deserving of love and respect. On another level though, you cannot help noticing that some people seem more deserving than others. It’s okay to discriminate. You’ll be doing plenty of it this year.

Lunar eclipses tend to make people say and do silly things, and as the approaching eclipse cuts across the most sensitive angle of your chart you may not be in control of your reactions during the early part of the week. Forgive yourself if you go over the top.

This morning my concern is not that love and respect deserved by all people; it is something that is earned.  Some people are loved who are undeserving by the grace of God and not by their merits.  So I do not accept that everyone deserves love and respect, but that a husband should love his wife and his wife should respect him.  But you have some people who are totally selfish and are still loved, but not because they deserve it, but through the grace of God.  It is the way of the Lord to love even those undeserving at times.  I have the right to put my wife first, because we are one and self love is the most important love, you cannot love others until you learn to love yourself. (In a loving and caring relationship)


Talking about going over the top you are a little too late, I went off yesterday, I told Janet I was tired and she ran some crap by me, but after I took a nap I was able to think clearly and get back on course.  And a wonderful thing happened yesterday, Live Nation begun talks with Janet on giving her an independent record label, which is what I wanted from the beginning, however I am concerned with distribution and promotions, Live Nation and Clear Channel Communication has to be committed to the promotions and distribution of her recorded material.  I want to use this outlet to bring the family back together, she has to let go of the past and focus on the future and get back to the basics and put family first.  I want the contract to be multi tier dealing with musical sound recordings, live shows touring and movies and on the top of the list is the Apostle Screenplay.


I think it would be a beautiful thing if we can sign Michael Jackson, Alicia Keys, the Jackson Five; Dahuad D Smith (Da-Hu-Zi) he is just getting out of prison and has a lot to share and his gift is his pen.  I want Janet to buy about 1,000 beats from normal people at fair prices, between me and my nephew Raymond we have about 400 beats alone.  I just hope Janet uses this opportunity in the correct way and unite the broken family and then reach out without discrimination.  I will close this letter with these scriptures.


“1Ti 5:8 If anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for his immediate family, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.”


I think this is where Janet and Michael went wrong, especially Janet, we have to get back the basics and come back together.  And I believe God is providing her a way to do this through Live Nation.  “We must once again put Family first!”  I think Live Nation would delighted by this, they have to see to profits to come.

Open Letter Janet Jackson’s Negotiations

imag01952To: Mark Mays & Michael Rapino

From: Frank Paul Gambino

RE: Open Letter Janet Jackson’s Negotiations

Date: 7 February 2009


To: Janet – Some basic Necessities


#1: Home Studio fully equipped DAW to record SACD Quality

#2: Sign your brothers and try to get Michael and Alicia

#3: Buy at least 1,000 Beats & hire people into poetry as writers

#4: Think about the location of the studio and office

#5: Tour Support and Sponsorship for technology experimentation and charitable tours such as the USO

#6: Let Jermaine Dupri go his separate ways to Sony or whatever he is the problem.

#7: Option to hire full time band to work on studio and tour music

#8: Major Distribution or recorded works

#9: Clear Channel Communications commitment to airplay


To: Live Nation – So what if we fall short let these conditions be the starting point to Janet ongoing negotiation for a record label.

Janet’s Live Nation Contract Negotiations Still on Table

We start here and it can end here as well.  All we need lawyers for is to write out these negotiations into a contract.  To do this the four entities have to settle on timing these events.

Janet gets $100 Million in a 5 year deal that is extendable to 7 years, which provides for maternal leave in case of pregnancies.  The contract will include 3 CD’s, 3 Movies roles, a 6 months show at a Casino to be named and two world tours.  I do not know the specifics of Madonna and Jay Z’s contracts but this is fair deal and can go under auspicious aspect of the Live Nation relationship and therefore be a Live Nation contract.  I want this cleared ASAP


Clear Channel Communications:  $10 Million will give up some publishing


You will insure we get radio airplay.  We will give up some of the publishing rights to the albums done on Warner Music Group.


Live Nation: $40 Million for three engagements


You handle tour promotions and productions.  We will spend about 1 ½ years on the road over a 4 to 6 year period & 6 months in the Casino working about 3 days a week.  You cover the expenses for personnel in conjunction with the USO and the Military via approval of the Pentagon.


Paramount Pictures: $25 Million + more Based on Movies performances.


I want three movie roles, each leading a bigger role and the last role will be the making point to a new contract.  We will select our roles and there will be no sex scenes.  We want that crime drama superhero type of stuff.



Warner Music Group: $25 Million + more Based on album performances and Record label.


You get 3 SACD’s over 6 years.  We will record the albums out of our home studio that will be provided by you.  We will be able to sign a few artists to her label.   The music will be self produced.



Tour Insurance & Contract Negotiations


Contact these people Marsh Insurance Brokers.  I want basically all the necessary insurance policies that will be covered by Live Nation.  I addition Live Nation will cover the premium to insure ticket sales, meaning if we sale a certain amount of tickets for a show, which will hopefully be a sellout in almost every case through good marketing practices, we are insuring they will perform the show or do the show on a later date, postpone the show or replace the show with another show at a later date.


The insurance policy is based on a breakeven point and an expected profit margin and a net profit gain to be negotiated in advance.  Once we meet a certain agreed ticket sales level we sign the pre-negotiated contract. 


Make sure when scheduling the shows you leave some lead way to make up shows, I want actual dates like they do in baseball for rainouts to be able to makeup a missed show do to illness , transportation problems and so on.  When booking the shows remember we are dealing with a human being and not a machine, we have to have down time scheduled in to either rest at the moment in time or if rest is necessary we can perform on a scheduled rest day.


I want you to try to setup booking with makeup dates in mind if possible.  In other words say we book on the October 22nd and we are free on the 23rd that could be a makeup date; however all shows will be indoors if possible.  I repeat if possible.  In return for this insurance policy paid for by Live Nation with Marsh Insurance Brokers we will give up a small percentage of our share of the agreed arrangements.  Be reasonable we are partners in this!


The agreement is this we sell the tickets we get the contract in advance of the end of the tour, so we can plan our future arrangements.  I did not plan on Janet doing MTV, but if that is what she wants so be it, it could become big, but my focus is not on an particular event other than this tour, we can schedule this in it can become big if done right.  Like I said as a springboard I want her to send out agents to represent her to weed out those who are simply not talented, then let her take the spotlight when it starts to get serious at MTV.  Before she actually recruits we get paid for name recognition and promised future appearances.  We can do a Janet review at the end of each show like they do in those Model shows even if she did not do the recruiting at the beginning of the shows events.


Here is a reminder of what I am talking about & I want the airplay by Clear Channel Communications to be part of the tour support as of yesterday:


Projected Schedule


World Tour: 2008 -2009 End by June 2009 to include USO Tour


Film first movie summer 2009


First SACD Release late 2009


Film second movie fall 2010


Second SACD Release late 2011


Casino Performance:  2011 – 2012 six months


Film third movie winter 2012


Third SACD Release Early 2013


World Tour: 2013 Summer thru fall





SACD Recordings are ongoing


Radio Airplay Ongoing






Frank Paul Gambino




Janet Jackson’s new Album May have 4 Bonus SACD Tracks

studioc1Janet Jackson’s new Album May have 4 Bonus SACD Tracks



 Super Audio Compact Disc – SACD


Media type

Optical disc


Digital (DSD)


up to 7.95 GiB/GB

Read mechanism

650 nm laser

Developed by

Sony & Philips


Audio storage


Developed by Sony and Philips Electronics the same companies that developed the CD was in a war with DVD audio, but until now neither replaced the CD.  Janet Jackson is in negotiation for sponsorship by Sony and Philips electronics to help promote the better sound and piracy protected format.  This would be a new concept and exciting to music and the first in R&B.  The mixing processes for SACD are more precise and will take a seasoned producer and not just a beat maker and for this reason extra costs are incurred.  And being the demand for SACD Players are not wide spread this will require sponsorship to promote the new sound in hopes of creating future demand.  The bonus tracks will probably be included in Audio CD format as well, the purpose is to allow people to hear the difference in the sound to compare SACD to CD.