Please take a moment to read Terry's BIO
As a person with cerebral palsy, Terence has been blessed to have over 20 years in the
entertainment industry (sports/music). In the past he has had the opportunity to work with
NBA entertainment, Queen Latifah, Walt Disney World, MTV, Atlantic Records, Virgin
Records and others. With a strong background in public relations, marketing and public
Terence Moorer believes that success lies within the heart, along with a strong faith in God.
He has been successful achieving his dream of being the best in the entertainment industry,
sports, public speaking, beverage industry and the legal field.
His experience in marketing and public relations has led him on an unimaginable journey. In
1987 his career in entertainment began, working at Billboard Magazine as Black Album and
Black Single chart coordinator. He also worked behind such notables, such as jazz great Roy
Ayers, Yoko Ono and Brenda K. Starr (discoverer of Mariah Carey), asst studio manager of one
of New York City’s top recording studios. In 1988 he worked as the Director of National
Publicity for First Priority Music, a local New York record label, whose joint ventures included
Atlantic and Virgin Records. In 1989 he received three individual awards from Billboard
Magazine for promoting MC Lyte’s number one single.
He also received a community citation for his participation in the gold selling song entitled "Self
Destruction." The project produced by the National Urban League, raised awareness of black on
black crime. The project Included rap music top stars, Heavy D., Public Enemy, MC Lyte and
Doug E. Fresh. In addition, his duties have included assisting location manager for MTV and
coordinating talent celebrity basketball games hosted by TNT sports commentator Kenny
Smith. He has also penned stories for several top entertainment and regional magazines
including Right On, Billboard Magazine, Atlanta Metro Atlanta Primetime, and Atlanta
Business Journal. In the past he has interviewed Gospel sensation Kirk Franklin, Actor Will
Smith, Bull's Bill Cartwright and Hawk's Tyrone Corbin, The Braxton’s (Toni Braxton siblings)
and Singer Aaliyah to name a few.
Terence Moorer has won several gold and platinum album awards for his work with Sinead
O'Connor, Stop The Violence movement and the Mo' Money soundtrack (produced by Jimmy
Jam and Terry Lewis, featuring Janet Jackson, Luther Vandross, Sounds of Blackness and a host
of others). He has worked with the New York Knicks, NBA Entertainment (1992 NBA All Star),
Jazz sensation Bob Baldwin, Denver Nuggets, Queen Latifah, Quincy Jones, Denver Nuggets,
Special Olympics and Walt Disney World. For eight years he held the title as personal publicist
for MC Lyte, one of rap music’s most prominent female artist. In 1996 he increased membership
and created awareness for the National Black Golfers Association, as Director of National
Publicity. As an entertainment publicist he has had the opportunity to travel worldwide and meet
various people including Magic Johnson, Madonna, Paula Abdul, Dekembe Mutumbo, Cyndi
Lauper, Wesley Snipes, Jessie Jackson, Whitney Houston, Karl Malone, Janet Jackson, Sean
Combs and Tupac Shakur. Additionally, he has developed successful public relations campaigns
for MC Lyte, Major Damage Clothing, Audio Two and NBA star Kenny Smith.
He continues to hold national lectures teaching the business of music and providing motivational
speeches on his triumph over his disability with Cerebral Palsy. He is constantly inspiring
hundreds of high school students yearly. And in 2001 along with Atlanta Hawks former General
Manager Pete Babcock and NBA star Dominique Wilkins for the team's Success Seminar to
Metro Atlanta schools. He was also involved with The Coca-Cola Company’s Youth
Motivational Day series. In Atlanta he was heard alongside former V103 radio personality, Mike
Roberts as they educated the public on resources for people with disability.
In 2010, Terry Moorer was also invited by the White House to witness President Obama sign the
20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
In 2010, Along with business partner, legendary hip hop artist, MC Lyte. Terry Moorer launched
Learn the Music Business.com. A membership website that teaches aspiring artists about the
music industry. Mr. Moorer has written two books, How to Launch Your Music Career in 21
days and Fearless Dreams, How a Disabled Kid from Brooklyn Lived his Dream in the