About Us

 

Deep House Records (DHR, Inc.®) was founded in May 2011 by Tren-sé M. Ketchum-Jasper and Kim Harrison.  The Corporation began as a record label and global venue to distribute and promote digital music for singing and unsung artists and musicians.  DHR, Inc.®  expanded in May 2012 as a digital marketing company that consists of WDHR Radio Broadcasting Digital Network, WNUA - Where Deep Jazz Reigns!,  WDSR - Where Deep Soul Reigns!, WDTR Deep Talk Radio, IMC - Ideal Music Communication music publishing, BE Photography - Beholding Eyes Photography, TK Cyber Security Consultants, and IIS - Illinois IT Security.  WDHR Radio Broadcasting Digital Network is an online Internet radio network comprising fifteen (15) online stations, with eleven (11) stations available for branding, advertisement,  PSA’s, talk radio, and live streaming events via internet radio.  DHR, Inc.®, is synonymous with technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship, by combining a simple business-savvy approach to marketing and advertising. We have merged Digital Audio technology through pure-play streaming, audio services, promotional advertising, and OTT/CTV streaming video broadcasts via any Internet-connected device: Smart TVs, streaming apps, Roku, Apple TV, and Fire TV.

The Team

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Tren-sé, (pronounced Tron-Say) a.k.a. DJ Interlude, was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois's North and West sides.  As a young adult, his mother modeled for Ebony Magazine.  In her later years, she was a computer analyst and upgraded the banking system for Oklahoma City and for the University of Oklahoma during the 1970s'.  Introduced to the world of music by his father, Tren-sé Mario Ketchum, Sr, lead singer for Ketch Entertainment in Chicago, is also direct kin to the late Sammy Davis, Jr;  a most charismatic performer and entertainer of his era.  The late Leo Graham was a Chicago-based producer and songwriter who had a string of hits with Tyrone Davis and the successful musical groups, The Manhattans and The Manhattan Transfer during the '70s and '80s.   As a major influencer and contributor to Tren-sé's esteem and musical career as a teenager, his mentorship proved invaluable.   Today, Tren-sé is a 25-year member of The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) and a multi-talented DJ who has graced the decks in places such as Spain, and Denmark, London, Amsterdam, Holland, Atlanta, Chicago, and New York.  A master engineer, songwriter, and composer, he also holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from American Military University (AMU), with multiple technical certifications.  He is a Subject Matter Expert and Partner Consultant for the Digital and Marketing industries and a legal and practicing ordained minister of Hermeticism and Universal Law.

Kim was born and raised in New York City.  Her mother is a retired NYC public school English teacher in The Bronx and was a global provider of virtual business programs for students.  She also facilitated Trade Shows in Vienna, Austria as an exchange student host.  Her father retired from the NYC Transit Authority.   As a well-known, self-taught visual artist and at one time a singer with the original assemblage of the 1960s musical group, The Main Ingredient,  his art murals were displayed on the walls of NYC subway stations.   Kim studied dance at the Dance Theater of Harlem under the directorship and instruction of the late Arthur Mitchell and Karel Shook, where ballet was integral to her life.  She also has a passion for  Photojournalism.

Kim was co-owner and managed an underground dance club, Club Myth, from 1987 to 1994 in upstate New York.  Kim, aka DJ  K-Star, was the resident DJ for a string of HOUSE music parties that traveled from one underground venue to another.  Kim holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology and Sociology from Binghamton University and is a 10-year member of ASCAP.  She is the Director of Music and Photography and Music Programmer for WDHR Radio Broadcasting Digital Network. She continues to be a partnering force behind the Deep House Records ® label and the DHR ® brand.  As a New York City native, Kim brings a wealth of cultural and musical diversity to the company and, since 2011, has held firm in her roles and will continue to do so in the coming years.  

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