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Bootzilla Records Presents

In collaboration with over 100 artists from around the world...

...an incredible compilation of funk, jazz, R&B, soul, blues, rock, and country in a 16 part LP and 12 part CD series dedicated to raising awareness and funding for the revival of the King Records legacy in the Evanston community of  Cincinnati, OH.

CD & LP Render For the Love of King

The Bootsy Collins Foundation, a non-profit organization, is raising awareness and funding of the King Records legacy in the Evanston community of Cincinnati through sales of the For the Love of King music series and merchandise.

 

Check out the collection of concept art and blueprints imagined by students in DAAP at the University of Cincinnati. Each project explores various elements of the King Records legacy and proposes designs for a new space in the old studio building.

DAAP For the Love of King Records Revival Record Pressers Render
DAAP For the Love of King Records Revival Music of Kings Render
DAAP For the Love of King Records Revival Light and Color Render
DAAP For the Love of King Records Revival Queen City Sound Render
DAAP For the Love of King Records Revival Queen City Sound Render
DAAP For the Love of King Records Revival Music of Kings Render
DAAP For the Love of King Records Revival Music of Kings Render
DAAP For the Love of King Records Revival Music of Kings Render
 
King Records, "The King of Them All" sign

King Records, active from 1943-1971, was a record label and studio building, owned by founder Syd Nathan. It proved to be influential in many ways - to the city of Cincinnati and to the music industry across the world.

 
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April 13, 2021

King Records’ building revival receiving support

PromoWest Productions CEO Scott Stienecker and King Records Legacy Committee Chair Kent Butts announce a partnership in support of the City of Cincinnati’s King Records project in the neighborhood of Evanston at 1540 Brewster Avenue.

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Cincinnati Herald

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March 29, 2021

Historic King Records site could receive stimulus funds for long-planned restoration

City leaders plan to use a portion of the latest round of federal stimulus money to redevelop the historic King Records buildings in Evanston. 

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Randy Tucker

Cincinnati Enquirer

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June 27, 2021

Album series launched to benefit restoration of legendary King Records

A concert in the park provided the perfect setting to launch a project two years in the making. It's all in support of the legendary King Records.

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Courtis Fuller

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