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Mobile, AL | Established. Jan 01, 2015 | SELF | AFM

Mobile, AL | SELF | AFM
Established on Jan, 2015
Solo Hip Hop Singer/Songwriter




"(New Video)-@TwistUpA1 Pull Up"

With his “Ain’t For Nothin’” mixtape dropping on February 4th, Twist Up Entertainment co-owner A-1 presents his Ziare Perryman-directed flick for “Pull Up” to get things heated up. - Get Your Buzz Up


Double Trouble - EP - 01.01.16 | Soundcloud, Datpiff, Audiomack

Aint For Nothin - LP - 02.04.17 | DatPiff, Spotify, iTunes, Apple Music, YouTube, more



Joshua B Owens (born June 18, 1990); later given the name A1 from his peers for his consistent quality music and ambitious hustle, is an American record producer, rapper, songwriter, recording engineer and entrepreneur. A1 founded A100DRUMZ Productions in 2011 and Day-N-Night Recording Studio in 2012. He also co-founded Twist Up Entertainment along with long time friend and associate Yung HD in 2012.

After placing 3rd 'Best Producer' at Real Talk Urban Magazine Award Show in 2012 along side industry vets like HeartbeatZ & Ron G not to mention being placed on the magazines May 2012 10th issue cover. A1 began his rap career with his first ever song 'Hustle Till I Fall' gaining city wide exposure after being featured on Dj Oktoba's 'Kings of Mardi Gras' mixtape. His second song 'House Party' featuring Yung HD being played in night clubs and soon receiving local radio airplay. It was also his first official video to be shot after being contacted by local video director KarlyWorld for his Kings of Mardi Gras performance during the Joe Cain Sunday parade. That video went on to win Real Talk Magazine's 'Music Video Of The Year' in 2013.

Since then A1 has opened on tours with Trinidad James in 2014 and later that year on Rittz OD Tour along with Raz Simone and Tuki Carter. In 2015 he hit the road doing shows with Twist Up artist in Atlanta, Pensacola, Birmingham, and Mobile to promote their collaborated mixtape  EP - Double Trouble released New Years 2016. Following the release of his official video to ‘Pull Up’ in January 2017 he released his self produced and engineered debut album 'Aint For Nothin' for free download on DatPiff (and most major streaming services) on February 4th 2017. On that same day opening for Curren$y in downtown Mobile, AL’s Soul Kitchen.