Janifer I Cheng

I've worked for major labels in copyright & biz dev divisions for over 10 yrs (Universal Music Group, VEVO, Red Distribution, and Sony Music Ent.), recorded & performed for non-profit organizations like the MS Society and Lifebeat, and continue to delve into my potential. I've been a fashion writer for Betty Confidential, dabbled in screen writing, photography, animation, and I also deal texas holdem' (WPT), blackjack, and roulette on the side, occasionally writing music (w/Abigail Breslin's guitarist, Jason Sprinzen), performing, traveling, and blogging.

Previously EA to Lisa Gelobter, Interim Head of Digital and Monique Ware, VP - Digital Marketing - Shows and Web Originals at BET Networks. Presently coordinator for AdOps at BET Digital.

I'm a registered BMI songwriter (since 2005).

2014: I launched OnTheFelt.com, a blogzine focused on casino entertainment and casino/tournment charity events in the NE coast.

2012: I became the Head of Visual Media for Actors InC (Actors in Christ); a New York based Christian non-for-profit group helping actors develop their skills in the arts.

2011: I became the Women's New York State Karaoke Champion for the Karaoke World Championships (KWC). I was featured on ABC's Karaoke Battle USA on September 2nd, 2011.

2010: I became the Tech Karaoke Champion during "Internet Week New York's" Tech Karaoke Live Band Challenge. I was flown to Bogota, Colombia, courtesy of Zemoga, one of the top internet companies of 2010, as listed in Inc Magazine.

2007 - 2010: I was a member of the award winning a cappella group the "Red States" (now "Restated") and featured on their album "No Political Affiliation" in the song "Everybody Got Their Something". During that same period, I was also a member of the short lived, award winning a cappella group "Kelso" with Nicholas Fox, ranked 5th in the nation by the National Beatbox Championships.

2005: I release the song "Pride" with former rock group Evolution4 on Crazy Baby Records for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees charity album "Voyces United for UNHCR", released and distributed in Europe.

2004: I was awarded Best Female Vocals on a Rap/Hip-Hop track for seven straight weeks from Garageband.com while with former hip hop group HeistClick.

I'm the historian for the New York Dance Dance Revolution (DDR) arcade scene, specializing in years 2000-2005.