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The Story of Notably Proficient Music

​Notably Proficient Music, an independent record label, was established in 1992 by music producer and DJ, Trent A. Spears. Professionally known as DJ Supreme, he started creating his own music as a symphonic and jazz trumpet player for Kealing Junior High School in Austin, Texas, under the direction of musician and band director Walter Shaw. Spears went on to Lyndon B. Johnson High School where he continued to excel in the jazz and marching bands under the direction of legendary band director, Don T. Haynes. Throughout high school, DJ Supreme produced hip-hop music and hosted parties, becoming a well-known urban artist and DJ in Austin, Texas, Nashville, Tennessee, and New York, New York. Supreme performs and produces in a wide range of music genres, including Hip Hop, R&B, spoken word, and movie soundtrack productions. His studio began in the garage of a Northeast Austin, Texas home in the early 1990's and was later re-located to Nashville, Tennessee, during his matriculation at Fisk University.

​In 2002, DJ Supreme moved back to Austin, Texas where he established a production and recording facility to constantly evolve, and improve the signature sound of Notably Proficient Music.  In 2010, Supreme began mentoring under a long time friend and hip-hop legend, Tee Double, owner and producer at Kinetic Global and founder of the Urban Artist Alliance. While mentoring under and performing with Tee Double, DJ Supreme shared the stage with artists like Del the Funky Homosapien, Rakim, Nelly, and Enrique Iglesias.  In 2013, DJ Supreme performed on Tito's Vodka stage during Austin's Fan Fest in conjunction with the Circuit of the Americas Formula I Inaugural Weekend.  He also hosted and opened the X Games for Austin's "Rally at the Capitol".   In March 2014, DJ Supreme began working on the debut album of spoken word artist, Sunni Soper.  Titled "For Public Consumption",  Soper's album was released by Notably Proficient Music in August of 2014.  


In July 2015 Notably Proficient Music released “Newborn: An Instrumental Journey Into A New Life.” This was the second studio album by Note Pro Music produced by Trent A. Spears, and the first fully instrumental album in his catalog. The album was released in Las Vegas, Nevada via digital downloads and streaming services.  Many followers regarded this album as “perfect workout music”and an addition to their gym playlists.


The follow up album entitled  When You Know You're Dope: The Score was released in January 2018. Some of the music on this, the third studio album from Note Pro Music was previously featured on a documentary series of the same titled which chronicled the musical progression of producer Trent A. Spears, professionally known as DJ Supreme.