NO: Tell our readers a little about yourself?
CP: 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.
NO: Can you describe yourself in six words?
CP: Motivated, friendly, hardworker, charming, handsome and hopeful.
NO: How important is a support system when building a brand?
CP: 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.
NO: What do you think is the biggest misconception about women of color?
CP: They don’t support colored men enough.
NO: What makes a women attractive to you?
CP: A natural woman, smart, sociable and just a womanly swag about her.
NO: What advise would you give someone wanting to start their own business?
CP: Do your homework about the business and always be willing to learn.
NO: What do you want your legacy to be?
CP: Teach my kids to be entrepreneurs, to be wealthy and pass that on to their kids. Also to be humble, respect people.