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Brainstorm Artists, Intl
Parent company Word Records
Founded 1987
Founder Gene Eugene
Ojo Taylor
Barry Hill
Distributing label Sony/Epic, Word, others
Country of origin USA

Brainstorm Artists International (B.A.I.) formerly Broken Records, was an artist-run record label founded in 1987 by Gene Eugene, Ojo Taylor, and Barry Hill. The label was distributed globally by Sony/Epic Music, among others, and closed in 1997 due to distribution issues.

Located in Fullerton, California, B.A.I. became a secular-crossover label and played a part in the development of the West Coast and Canadian Christian alternative music scenes. The label focused primarily on modern rock, rap, soul/R&B, and hip-hop, garnering Grammy and Dove nominations and awards.

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  1. ^ The Insyderz signed to the label but never released an album with them. Their contract was sold to Gumshoe Records, who released their first album. See: Bumgarner, David (May/June 1997). "The Insyderz" (reprint). 7ball. http://web.archive.org/web/20000415044507/www.theinsyderz.com/press/i_7ball_1997_05.html. Retrieved 2007-02-01.  
  2. ^ Brown, Bruce A (December 1996). "On the Beat: Rock / Alternative". CCM Magazine 19 (6): 14. ISSN 1524-7848.  

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