CHARLES S PAYNE III
Tell our readers a little about yourself?
Charles S Payne III aka Dash 38 years old. Born in Cheverly, Md in PG County been living PG County my whole life, Father of three. Two boys and one girl. I started promoting 13 years ago 2007 created Icy Boyz Promotions. I put Boyz on it because I had a partner but he backed out on me after one low attendance event. I just kept the name the way it was. Kept promoting and building the brand.
Can you describe yourself in six words?
Motivated, friendly, hardworker, charming, handsome and hopeful.
How important is a support system when building a brand?
Having a support system is very important. I have to get the word out to the masses. I cant do it by myself. It so saturated with Promoters in the DMV people pick the best parties to attend.
What do you think is the biggest misconception about women of color?
They don’t support colored men enough.
What makes a women attractive to you?
A natural woman, smart, sociable and just a womanly swag about her.
What advise would you give someone wanting to start their own business?
Do your homework about the business and always be willing to learn.
What do you want your legacy to be?
Teach my kids to be entrepreneurs, to be wealthy and pass that on to their kids. Also to be humble, respect people.