Sir Earl Toon, founder of Y.M.O. Enterprises LLC, is one of the most prolific Funk/R&B/Pop/Hip-hop/Rock/Soul singer-songwriter/arranger/producers of the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s, and present. A member of the multi-platinum band Kool & the Gang, Sir Earl co-wrote and co-produced songs like “Celebration”, “Ladies Night”, and “Too Hot” as well as many other well-known hits that charted no less than Billboard’s Top 40, many earning him Platinum and Gold albums & singles, U.K. Silver albums and singles, Multiple BMI Million-Air citations, along with a host of other awards.
Kool & the Gang to date have sold over 70 million records worldwide and are Grammy and American Music Awards recipients. Sir Earl learned his trade as being the one and only protégé of Mr. Otis Blackwell, who wrote many of Elvis Presley’s greatest hits such as “Don’t Be Cruel”, “Return to Sender”, and “All Shook Up”, also Jerry Lee Lewis’ #1 Hit “Great Balls Of Fire”, and “Fever” for Peggy Lee, just to name a few. Mr. Blackwell’s legacy lives on in the several unreleased songs that he and Sir Earl Toon/Earl Toon, Jr. have written together. After many world tours with Kool & The Gang, Sir Earl Toon continues to passionately entertain people around the world.