The brand belongs to Andrea Darnell based in Detroit. Her natural talents at a young age were graphic art and rhythm guitar. She is a native Detroiter and possesses a Bachelor of Art degree in Criminology from Eastern Michigan University.
After, completing college and as *fate would have it's way, of redirecting her life course; she was off to New York.
As a New Yorker she worked for Allen Rosenthals Law Firm as a Law Clerk by day and had the privilege in the evenings to work at the renowned Actors Studio for film actress Ellen Burstyn and study acting with broadway stage actor Earle Hyman.
Ms. Darnell relocated to Los Angeles California and worked for Bateman, Eichler and Hill Richards Stock Exchange as a Legal Records Specialist. Later, her dream job opportunity came to fruition working for the renowned Motown Record Company; she continued to pursue an acting and modeling career.
During the time she worked for the record company, her natural graphic arts talents were reignited, eventually opening the door for her to establish Controversy Inc. a promotional and merchandising company.
Controversy Inc. in a short span of time became a major supplier to a Who's Who of Hollywood clients, servicing their merchandise and promotional needs.
After, eighteen years she returned to her home town of Detroit and the amazing journey continued with the establishing of Detroit Boxing Team an amateur and professional boxing program.
The program succeeding in not only getting inner city youth off the streets but developing city, state, regional and 3x national champions. Also, Ms. Darnell worked as a community activist for the fight against neighborhood blight.
Currently, she is the proprietor of Detroit Entertainment and Sports, LLC along with Motor City Music, LLC and is forever grateful, for being from a family that always encouraged the entrepreneur "Spirit".
Northwest Activity Center - Former Board Member
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Order of Eastern Star
1. MJJ Prod. (Michael Jackson)
2. Warner Bros. Pictures
3. Sony Pictures
4. Motown Records
5. de Passe Entertainment
6. New Deal Productions ( John Singleton)
7. La Face Records
8. Evander Holyfield
9. Thomas "Hitman" Hearns
10. Jackson Records (Joe Jackson)
11. Qwest Records (Quincy Jones)
12. The Gordy Company
13. New Line Cinema
14. Universal Pictures
15. Paramount Pictures
16. happi nappi wear, inc.
17. Columbia/Tri-Star Home Video
18. Eddie Murphy Productions
and many, many others.........
over 30 years of marketing and merchandising experience......
Boxing CoachProprietor of Detroit Boxing Team over 10 years as an amateur and professional boxing trainer/promoter and manager, developing
City,State, Regional and National Champions.
Promoted, produced and broadcast amateur and professional boxing events around the Detroit and metro areas.
with the support or those pictured and so many others.
Joe Davis - MGM Casino
Marvin Beatty - Greektown Casino
Larry Brinker Sr. - Brinker Construction
Horace Sheffield - Pastor
MJJ ProductionsControversy Inc. did major merchandising for Michael Jacksons Neverland Valley and MJJ Record Company for over 5 years.
Sony PicturesControversy Inc. created designs and merchandise for Sony Pictures, Paramount Pictures and many others.
Evander HolyfieldControversy Inc. designed World Champion "The Real Deal" Holyfield ring and team outfits and jackets.