Meet Brandyn Armstrong, With His Portable Music Studio: Startup Scaleup

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Brandyn Armstrong, rapper, singer — and recording-device entrepreneur?

It could happen, judging from his portable recording studio product, trio of advisers and drive. Armstrong is among the budding tech businessmen and women who will speak at JumpStart’s Startup Scaleup event on June 28.

A longtime singer and rapper, Armstrong’s tough childhood in East Cleveland led him in a destructive direction. He turned that around, earned a GED and then two associate’s degrees at Cuyahoga Community College, according to JumpStart.

Now he’s a budding businessman. His idea was to create a “portable music studio” for smartphones and tablets, Armstrong says. Wrapped in a 20-inch package, the outer layer opens to reveal two filters, a microphone and stand, providing professional-quality audio equipment that can be used anywhere, and at a fraction of the cost of a recording studio.

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