Joe N. Little III a.k.a. Joey Beanz or Casino Joe born is a Grammy/Billboard award winning American singer-songwriter, record producer, actor, fashion designer and American entrepreneur most known as lead singer of the internationally known group The Rude Boys most known for 1991 Billboard R&B Song of the year “Written All Over Your Face”, along with being C.E.O, co-founder and spokesman of now defunct Urbean Joe Gourmet Coffee, a self acclaimed first African American independently owned coffee brand and franchise,which harnesses the slogan “Coffee With A Touch of Soul” with a tagline “Sip Soulful”.
Now C.O.O and co-founder of Beanz Coffee Club and gourmet coffee hailing slogan ” Exquisite, Stimulating, Superior Taste” and tagline ” AMAZING AT IT’S BEST “, also C.E.O and co-founder of Beanzatti Damone custom men’s clothing line.
Little along with mentor Gerald LeVert appeared with the group Black Men United for the hit single “U Will Know” for the film Jason’s Lyric, the movie’s soundtrack. Little has written and produced on motion picture soundtracks such as Rush Hour 2 and on Fast & Furious 2.
He has collaborated with musical legends, Platinum and Gold Artists such as Aretha Franklin (who he has to date an unreleased duet “Only You”), Temptations (which won him Grammy acclaim for writing and producing two songs on their 2000 album Ear-Resistible which won the group its third Grammy for 2001 Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance album), The O’Jays, Gerald LeVert , Keith Sweat, Charlie Wilson, Roger Troutman, Men at Large, Troop, Intro, LSG, Angie Stone, Rome, Drama, 1 of the Girls, Special Generation, Gene Rice, Wyclef Jean, J Holiday, B2K, Marques Houston , Ginuwine , Lyfe Jennings, Romey Rome, Kut Klose, Kameelah Williams of 702 Trick Daddy, Snoop Dogg, Lil Flip , Layzie Bone, Strings, Dru Hill, Erica Thompson, Cheri Dennis, Latif, Dark Blue, Say Yes and Young Ray (Ray Jr).Joe has thrown his hat into the film industry, appearing in the movie Up Against the Ropes starring Omar Epps, Meg Ryan and Charles S. Dutton.
In addition to his stellar musical career Joe N. Little III will be starring in upcoming film story Blood Crushed Altar. Scheduled release of 2016.