Travis Matthews born July 16, 1988 is an American entrepreneur. Known for his impact in the entertainment industry, he has been described as "one of the best to ever do it"
Born in Manhattan, NY, Matthews moved to the state of Georgia after graduating high school. While attending college at Fort Valley State University he developed a skill for promotion and marketing. Using his gift for gab he built strong relationships with fraternities, sororities, and the locals. He quickly became one of the best party promoters in Middle GA, bringing in over 1,000 people every single weekend.
In 2015 he moved to Atlanta, GA and began shooting music videos and short commercials for up and coming clothing companies under the company name MGMGV FILMS. (MGMGV) which stands for "Make Good Music Go Viral" completed over 50+ projects his first year. He decided to use his connections and resources to create a platform for independent artist to gain more exposure.
MGMGV quickly became an household name in the city of Atlanta with their amazing music showcase events. Many artist claimed that the show had a "vibe they couldn't find any place else" . Calling his shows "#1 Independent Artist Entertainment" Matthews quickly caught people attention. MGMGV SHOWCASE had earned thousands of fans and supporters from all over in just a few years.
In 2018 Travis Matthews became one of the CEO's of Black Only LLC , a company designed to shine the spotlight on black excellence. Safe to say this expanded his reach and the support he received from the black community inspired him to give back to his community. Travis is a sponsor of "FEED THE COMMUNITY" , book bag drives, and charity basketball games to help children and parents in need.
With Black Only LLC becoming one of the most impactful movements for black people, in 2020 Matthews next created the "BLACK ONLY AWARDS" to honor the creatives in the Hip-Hop Culture. In 2021 Matthews also created the "BLACK ONLY SOUL AWARDS" to honor the creatives in the R&B Culture and those behind the scenes.
These awards caught the attention of celebrities such as Evelyn Braxton, Jhonni Blaze, Fabo, Bigga Rankin, Mayor Andre Dickens, 2 Chainz, Trina, Fly Guy DC, and Stuey Roc. Receiving media coverage from Streetz 94.5, Black Ink, and Zeus TV Network. The Award Show has been quoted to be the "best independent award show in Atlanta"
Travis Matthews has done over 1,000 plus shows and has played a major role in so many people success stories. The sky is the limit for how far he will go.