Greg "Olskool Ice-Gre" Lewis

Who is Greg "Olskool Ice-Gre" Lewis? That depends on who you ask because he is a man of many concentrations. If you ask him, he'll simply say a creative. A self published Author, Speaker, Music and Entertainment Industry Professional, A&R, Songwriter, Personal Manager, Artist (Chicago Hip Hop Legend) and overall positive energy spirit, Greg has remained consistent in his endeavors as an entrepreneur, businessman and visionary. One of his proudest accomplishments is the self published motivational memoir titled "I Refuse To Quit! The Autobiography of A Dreamer." The book is available in all formats on Amazon but you can visit www.irefusetoquit.com for a more in-depth view of the author as well as a variety of related offerings. 

 

Gre, as referred to by his team, is the Founder of Honest Management LLC., and a proud graduate of THEE illustrious Jackson State University who holds a bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts from this HBCU. He is an active Alumni who remains connected to the university in various capacities. Education is something he feels is necessary (not mandatory) but chasing dreams is his passion! Everything he's done, currently doing and plans to do stems from a dream. An example of this is Honest Management's latest creative endeavor as Producer of a one on one, candid conversation, interview show, called IN A SESSION. Acquired by Revolt, the show will air summer 2022. This is an example of the television and film initiatives that are of interest to the company. It began with the creation and development of the documentary film We Paid Let Us In! The Legend of Abstract Mindstate

 

As an artist, Olskool Ice-Gre recently released a new album titled Dreams Still Inspire with his group Abstract Mindstate, produced entirely by Ye (formerly Kanye West) on his platform YZY SND. The release was highlighted in music and culture publications such as; Rolling Stone (2x), Complex, Fader, Highsnobiety, Rolling Out, HYPEBEAST, Chicago Tribune and many more. In March of 2022, Abstract Mindstate are co-headlining a domestic run with the legendary Detroit Hip Hop group Slum Village called the Midwest Marauders Tour. In December of 2021 both A.M and SV executed a couple of spot date performances called The Warm Up to prepare themselves for the tour. As the male half of the only male/female duo in Hip Hop, Olskool Ice-Gre is living out one of his earliest dreams with the return of Abstract Mindstate.

 

Notable Highlights | Past & Present

 

 

Related Links

 

Consequence of Sound | The jeen-yuhs Cast and Crew Take it Back to S.O.B's For  Q&A Event 

The New Yorker | Paragraph 6

Time Magazine: Every Celebrity and Music Industry Cameo in Jeen-Yuhs Documentary Explained

 The Citizen Newspaper

 Midway Documentary Vignette

 Billboard Mag: Kanye West's "The College Dropout" An Oral History

 Hip Hop Business Blog: A&R Radio

 Weekend Wrap Up Show (Interview starts @ 21:00 Mark)

 The Chicago Hip Hop Classic

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