Some may wonder what a day in the life looks like for a SVP of A&R at a major label while others like Tuo Clark live the experience. As the SVP of A&R at Def Jam and as one half of the dynamic production duo, Da Internz, Tuo is an executive leader with a creative heart.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z Kick Off OTR II Tour in Cardiff, WalesBeyoncé and JAY-Z kicked off their OTR II tour at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. They performed hits like “Drunk in Love,” “’Forever Young,” and more.
The growing digital realm continues to make strides with continued growth with eyes on vet music industry execs who are making the switch to head some of the biggest online music portals. Just announced, industry vet Lyor Cohen has been hired as the Head of Global Music for Google's video service.
Congrats to Atom Factory owner Troy Carter. He has been hired to join Spotify as the Global Head of Creative Services. His role is to take Apple and Tidal head-on for both artist and original content. Philly native, Carter began his career working for Will Smith's Overbrook Entertainment.
The ASCAP Foundation will honor prolific singer-songwriter Ne-Yo with the ascap Foundation Champion Award in recognition of his leadership in efforts to increase awareness of disadvantaged children in American cities. The accolade will be presented during the Foundation's 18th annual Awards Ceremony, held at the Allen Room, Frederick P.
Russell Simmons, Brian Robbins and Steve Rifkind Partner with Universal Music Group to Launch, All Def Music
The first label created to sign, develop and promote artists on YouTube will Leverage the Power of New Multi-Channel Network, All Def Digital (ADD)Renowned Music Entrepreneur Steve Rifkind Named CEO of ADD Management and All Def MusicUniversal Music Group (UMG) announced today that it has partnered with russell simmons, Brian Robbins and Steve Rifkind
Let's send a big congrats to DJ Don Cannon! Mr. Cannon has been named as Def Jam’s Vice President of A&R. Don Cannon will be based in Atlanta. He released a statement about this new job.“A music person can only dream about being at Def Jam, the most important hip-hop destination in the world.
Let's send a big congrats to DJ Don Cannon! Mr. Cannon has been named as Def Jam's Vice President of A&R. Don Cannon will be based in Atlanta. He released a statement about this new job."A music person can only dream about being at Def Jam, the most important hip-hop destination in the world.
Island Def Jam Music Group (IDJMG) further expands its A&R and creative initiatives with the appointment, effective immediately, of David Massey as President, Island Records, it was announced today by Barry Weiss, Chairman & CEO of the East Coast Label Group. Mr. Massey will continue to report directly to Mr.
"The OutKast MC's latest single rides an electro-funk groove so spry, Prince-ly and '80s-inspired that you can practically see Molly Ringwald roller-skating to it....
Talk about a flashback. I remember the students at Buff State would run to the dance floor like maniacs when this song came on in the early 80s. I loved the early 80s.
In more artists/producers becoming executives news, Island Records officially announces the addition of Grammy Award winning producer/musician Dallas Austin's new position. Mr. Austin...