“The Intersection of Music and Cinema”
Award Winning Music Directors, Sound Designers, Producing and Engineering Mega Duo Adrian “AP” Porter and Abraham”Abe” Poythress forming professionally known as AP Factor hailing from Columbia, South Carolina and Opelika, Alabama respectively. With a collective 20 years experience in the music industry, their passion for producing tracks began at an early age of 12 on a Tascam 8-track tape machine. The AP Factor is best known for their unique ability to being a one stop shop and work across genres from Pop, to R&B and Gospel. Because they are musicians first, they are able to build from the ground up and create unique musical palettes that cater to each artist’s genre preference. They work on both sides of the business as record producers but also show programmers that intersect music and cinema experience. Winners of numerous awards, the duo took part in two multi-platinum albums, one platinum album, two gold albums and six ASCAP Awards leaving themselves a force to be reckoned with.
Their successful efforts as songwriters and producers would earn them spots on mega stars musical masterpieces that would define the trajectory of their production and music engineering careers. Collectively, they have written on chart-topping hits for the late Aaliyah, 112, Angie Stone, Pink, Keri Hilson, Ciera, Austin Mahone, Lil Wayne, Taja Seville and more! The duo have served as producers/coproducers on ‘Be Ever Wonder’ by Angie Stone, ‘Hold Me’ by Q Parker, ‘Lil Wayne Carter 4’ by Lil Wayne, ‘Big Bang’ by YG Entertainment, ‘Say my Name’ by Austin Mahone and many more!
Internationally, AP Factor has become sought after go-to key person for lead production engineering services on international tours for mega superstars Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Big Bang and more! They offer full services in music production and direction, engineering, programming services, arranging, sound design and more.
Determined on expanding their brand imprint, the duo is focused on expanding their brand beyond the creative space. They are conducting philanthropic work through youth music education, speaking and panel engagements, placement of their music on feature film and television projects, media interviews and launching a signature merchandising line branded AP Factor.