Chocolate Industries

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Chocolate Industries
Founder Marvin "Seven" Bedard
Genre Hip hop, electronic
Country of origin United States
Location Chicago, Illinois

Chocolate Industries is an American record label. Founded in Miami, Florida by Marvin "Seven" Bedard, the label moved to Chicago, Illinois.[1] The label has released studio albums by the likes of Push Button Objects,[2] Diverse,[3] and Vast Aire.[4] In 1999, it was named by Miami New Times as the Best Electronica Label.[5] In 2004, it was described by Billboard as "one of Chicago's most artful, high-profile indie imprints".[6]

In 2002, Chocolate Industries released the Urban Renewal Program compilation album.[7] In 2012, the label released a compilation album, entitled Personal Space: Electronic Soul 1974-1984.[8]



  1. ^ Warwick, Kevin (May 31, 2012). "Chocolate Industries bridges Miami to the midwest". Chicago Reader. Retrieved February 9, 2015. 
  2. ^ Hutlock, Todd (September 1, 2003). "Push Button Objects — Ghetto Blaster". Stylus Magazine. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved February 9, 2015. 
  3. ^ Geary, Rob (October 24, 2003). "Diverse: One A.M.". XLR8R. Retrieved February 9, 2015. 
  4. ^ Bush, John. "Look Mom... No Hands — Vast Aire". AllMusic. Retrieved February 9, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Best Electronica Label Miami 1999 - Chocolate Industries". Miami New Times. Retrieved February 9, 2015. 
  6. ^ McCormick, Moira (October 9, 2004). "Seven Proves Lucky For Emerging Label". Billboard: 24. 
  7. ^ Abebe, Nitsuh (September 12, 2002). "Various Artists: Urban Renewal Program". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved February 9, 2015. 
  8. ^ Adams, Gregory (March 15, 2012). "Chocolate Industries Ventures into the World of '70s/'80s Home Recording with 'Personal Space: Electronic Soul 1974-1984'". Exclaim!. Retrieved February 9, 2015. 

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