About Us


We are in an age where technology and entertainment merge to deliver the thrill of the front row seat to the hand held device, or to the ultra high definition experience delivered from today’s television screen. Creation and distribution models struggle to adapt to the challenging global environment, and the complex interplay social media now has on the consuming public.

World Nation Live Entertainment, building upon its direct relationships with legendary performers and event production partners, and through the bridge of technology, will deliver cross platform interaction to expand reach while improving the creator and consumer value model.

Our goal is to create a good company in the world of entertainment. World Nation is preparing to become diversified in the many facets of our business and growing strong returns for our investors. With many high profile quality music titles already secured, World Nation Live Entertainment shall seek to acquire and own various rights including:

  1. Music Audio Rights
  2. Movie & Film Libraries
  3. Revenue Sharing Streaming Partners
  4. TV Stations
  5. Representation Of Celebrities Estates
  6. New Releases Of Urban & Dance Music Artist
  7. TV Show Rights
  8. Sign Major Recording Artist.

Through a vision that respects the artist and the creation process and the sees the growth of an engaged social audience, We will introduce new operations that build upon niche opportunities, artistic relationships and media distribution acquisitions. We are in development of our own Streaming HD Media Pay Per View Platform. All of our video content will be available for consumers to stream.

World Nation will embrace the value of competition and the human nature to size up alternatives, or even bragging rights. Crowd appreciation and social communication will be an embedded component of the services provided through software.

Consumers will be at the front line as we build out our video to the 4K Ultra High Definition standard, delivering new media in truly interactive ways to any screen in ways that immerse the viewer into the experience. We will expand the capability of the broadcast station through the introduction of Internet protocol media distribution, interactive geography based consumer apps and consumer offerings that include No or Low Cost communication opportunities.

Founded by legendary music producer Darryl Payne, our mission is to preserve the legacy of legendary artists, encourage the work of upcoming artists, protect the rights of the creator’s and bridge the complex world of analogue and new cloud based technologies.

dpayneDarryl Payne, CEO. A career spanning decades of music writing and production, a period in which Darryl accumulated an extensive library of music masters and television shows featuring many of the biggest entertainer’s. Darryl Payne produced concerts are recognized around the globe, used by music companies and television networks building a reputation as Billboard’s number one producer on over 2,000 releases including five different artists on the charts at the same time.

Warner Brothers, Sony/BMG, EMI and Virgin have released music produced by Darryl, and he was awarded various Gold Records for productions involving many artists. Ten years ago he created the Legends Of Classic Soul featuring many iconic soul legends including Dennis Edwards Temptations Review, The Whispers, The Four Tops, The Dells, The Dramatics, The Manhattans, The Chi-lites and many more.


donSmallsDon Smalls, Director Concert Production. With 35 years in the entertainment business, Don has produced live events in many countries including London, Paris, Glastonbury, New Zealand, Montreux Jazz Festival, Rotterdam, Sydney Australia, Belgium , Copenhagen, Stockholm, Vienna, Oslo, Finland, South America, South Africa, Japan, China, and South East Asia,

Don has worked with PR Firms, Major Record Label, Universal Attractions, Live Nation, Reading & Associates , Infinity Broadcasting, AEG Live, P-1 & P-2 Radio Stations, Rock & Roll Hall A Fame, ICM, Heritage Entertainment, Clair Brothers, Zeo Brothers Production, National Audio & Productions, Maryland Sound Holding, Sound Of Authority, The White House* New York & New Jersey Park & Recreations and the Legends of Classic Soul as production and tour manager.

ronnalRonnal Cothrine, Vice President Entertainment Sales. Ronnal has a professional career spanning over 30 years of sales and management in the entertainment industry, including over 11 years as District Manager for the Capitol EMI corporation including working on David Bowie and Tina Turner Releases to name a few. Development and implementation of sales and marketing programs to achieve company goals and meet budgetary expectations, Ronnal has a consultative style that helps build the relationships across departments and with partners/artists to achieve success.

Ronnal’s Business integrity has been the foundation with which he became an industry executive, his experience and style will help World Nation Live Entertainment develop our business plans and launch procurement and launch innovative promotional events.

billbeamonBill Beamon, Vice President Publishing and Clearances. An extensive industry career that has included working with IMG International, Bill has been directly responsible for managing the royalties departments for many music publishers. His experience has included working with major bricks and mortar and Internet retail accounts. Bill has worked closely with Darryl Payne since 1981 and was directly involved with the production of the Legends of Classic Soul and Classic World Productions.

World Nation Live Entertainment has a responsibility to make sure that all royalty agreements with artists, their agents and distribution partners are managed and all distributions honored. Bill will have a critical role in ensuring our company lives up to that obligation, building trust with all those we do business with.

hidakaKensuke Hidaka, Managing Director Japan. Mr. Hidaka has been named Managing Director in Japan. He is a veteran in the Japanese music industry for 30 years.

Mr. Hidaka will be our liaison coordinator between Japanese record companies, producers, artists and publishers. A&R/ project supervision of our music and concert titles , event coordination, interpreting , and publicity will be handled by him. Mr. Hidaka is fluent in English and Japanese.

stevenGeorgeSteven George, Radio Station Acquisitions.

With over 25 years in Marketing, Sales and Media Communications. Steven’s expertise thrives in radio. World Nation decided to bring him on board to explore radio stations acquisition. World Nation Live Entertainment is confident that the addition of Steven will strengthen our radio station strategies, helping us bridge the world of analogue broadcasting to the digital platforms of today. You can still hear Steven on the radio as he hosts a National FM radio show weekly.

Dr. FranzfranzHeinig “Sherman” Heinig, International Licensing. As a musician turned record company executive, Billboard named him as an important music business veteran for his work with the release of The Pianist, Wladyslaw Szpilman. A career that began as head of A&R/Marketing/International Production for TELDEC SCHALLPLATTEN GmbH Hamburg, Germany (Sold to WEA, January 1988), Dr. Heinig has lectured at UCLA and worked with Entertainment Today in Hamburg and Los Angeles.

Built personal connections with artists, productions teams and recording companies in France, Italy, United Kingdom. Activities included marketing catalogue rights/labels worldwide for such notables as POPE JOHN PAUL II, LUCIANO PAVAROTTI, JULIO IGLESIAS, TOM JONES, DIONNE WARWICK, GRACE JONES, LATOYA JACKSON, BO DEREK, KELLY LE BROCK and GERARD DEPARDIEU.

brianRobinsonBrian T. Robinson, Principle Entertainment Attorney. An entertainment executive specializing in digital, television and music with more than 20 years of global experience across a broad range of media and technologies. A highly effective deal initiator, expediter and closer, expert in achieving bottom-line efficiencies through streamlining internal operating and business processes and is an articulate advocate of business interests in public and industry forums.

Brian has an outstanding record of excellent presentation, negotiation, with a proven ability to develop and structure global business relationships from initial sourcing to final documentation, buttressed with a deep understanding of valuation and finance concepts. Brian understands cost-effective management of outside vendors and consultants and has the experience to effectively negotiate and manage highly complex global business transactions.

carmenGiordanoCarmen Giordano, Principle Entertainment Attorney. Has a rare background of having served in the Brooklyn District Attorneys Office in the Rackets & Homicide Bureau, and in Washington in the Legislative Counsel representing The United States Senate, and as The Senior Trial Specialist in the NYC Corporation Council Special Litigation Unit. Carmen, who is also a Distinguished Professor of the Law at CUNY, continues to be recognized for his legal acumen and is widely recognized in the legal community. He also serves on the Legal Panel for The National Action Network.

Carmen will help to guide World Nation Live Entertainment through Intellectual Property, corporate law and litigation matters as we build out our networks.

robertHayesRobert Hayes, Chief Technology Officer. Beginning as a senior site engineer for global petrochemical, telecommunications and national utility concerns, Robert has experienced the growth of automated systems and application of many diverse platforms. With a practical approach to complex issues and the tenacity to adjust as project needs change, he has managed distributed information and control systems for many applications including including Seattle Metro water reclamation network, U.S. Steel No 2 Gary continuous caster process, Amoco Yanbu Saudi Arabia petrochemical complex with three tiers of computer architecture and four hundred miles of communications infrastructure, Mobil Beaumont LDPE (low density polyethylene) production processing and security systems monitoring, and Pratt & Whitney turbine control electronics for the Venezuela Air Force on their F16 fleet.

Early in 2001 with a group of telecommunication engineers from ATT, Robert applied his knowledge to develop systems architectures for digital retailing over wide area networks, including the introduction of self-directing intelligence applications in network router devices. Bob created methodology relating to the video encoding in the MPEG2 format in order to achieve gains in the accumulated data stream, enabling distribution of video content over Internet connected systems. In recent years, he has been engaged in pioneering work in the data security arena culminating in the development of a highly secure key-less encryption and device/user authentication technology.

rhunsakerRichard Hunsaker, Director Broadcast Engineering. A career that started with work for the Department of Defense and the former Atomic Energy Commission, Richard has been directly responsible for developments in real-time embedded systems, web connected media, multi-level financial trading systems and broadcast engineering for several radio and TV stations. Working with On-Air talent and diverse communications systems, Richard has been involved with live remote simulcast events since the first ones were broadcast in southern Nevada.

As native of Las Vegas, Richard’s success with technology remains visible in all areas of the highly regulated, international casino industry and its various markets including casino gaming floors in gambling-lottery-bingo jurisdictions, Table pits, Race & Sports books, and the Internet. Managing product development for several market making corporate concerns in the international casino gaming industry, resulted in the award of three patents and dozens of successful products that remain in profitable operation today.


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princeNnamdiPrince Nnamdi Adigwu, Managing Director of Africa.