Label History / Biography

Everything you need to know about Launch Entertainment can practically be said in two words, “GREAT ears.” Of course we are talking about the ears of the legendary Gladys Pizarro. Gladys held the reins of the Strictly Rhythm A&R Department for the entire run of the Dance Music powerhouse from 1989-2002.



After a 4-year hiatus Gladys decided the time was right to get back to the work that she does so well. All it took was a meeting with the new Strictly team and Launch Entertainment was born.


 So what is Launch? In her own words, “ The releases I’m signing for Launch are the type of records that I feel with have some staying power, which has always been my philosophy.” She continues, “People who know me will hear a release on Launch and say ‘yeah, that’s a Gladys record.’”


Current signings include Phuture Disko Funk, D.J. Duce Martinez and Chris Malinchak.


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