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Founder

Patrick Kabongo

Patrik is a Canadian rapper, songwriter since 2012 and co-founder of X10 alongside Troy Harmon.

Patrik’s shortlist of singles, Entitled (2017), Diamonds (2018), Not For Profit (2019, which listed on ITunes Top 200 in Netherlands) gained recognition from BBC Radio 2, Complex Canada, Hotnewhiphop, Earmilk, Elevator, Flow 93.5. Sirius XM Canada and High End (2020) which featured as the main soundtrack to Tik-Tok Canada’s #ItStartswithTikTok Nation Wide Campaign (aired live on television during the NBA Finals & The 2020 Billboard Awards.) 

As a songwriter he is focusing on artist development and consultation, while progressing the company’s branding and direction both artistically and ethically.

co-founder

Troy Harmon-Porter

Troy Harmon-Porter Co-founded the X10 Collective in 2010 with the artist Patrik Kabongo & Sean Thomas.

In his Role as Chief Operating Officer & General Manager, Troy Has brokered partnership deals with G-Star Raw (Toronto) and New Era, features on YTV and the Complex Canada website and a distribution deal with Coalition Music. Under his leadership X10 Artists have been selected for RBC First Up and Jim Bean’s Make the history talent showcase. Patrik’s recent song Not for profit charted in the Netherlands.

Troy has worked with many top-level executives and is a passionate about building upcoming Canadian talent, as exemplified with his work as a juror on Factor Canada.

Co-founder / Artist Development

Sean Andre Thomas

Sean Andre Thomas, also known by Gold, is a Canadian-Jamaican Artist, Entrepreneur, and a music executive from Toronto, Ontario. He is known for being a co-owner of the independent record label X10 Entertainment Inc. Sean is an intuitive creative, who works closely with artists to assess and assist with the developmental process.

 
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Technical director / Services Strategist

Arash Maleki

Arash Maleki is a Technical Director and Services Strategist  at X10 Entertainment.

Arash is heading  web development for X10 and their clients, creating valuable, custom solutions for music artists.  The new X10 web portal will offer artists modular service packages and an online dashboard to manage their projects, allowing them to improve their music release strategies with every new release. 

With training and experience working in psychology, business admin, film and web development, Arash has incorporated a critical practicality and humanist approach to content production and client service strategies.