the panelists/
Keynotes and Q&As
BOZOMA ST. JOHN
CHIEF BRAND OFFICER, UBER
JASON WHITE
GLOBAL HEAD OF MARKETING FOR BEATS BY DR. DRE
KEVIN LILES
CO-FOUNDER AND CEO OF 300 ENTERTAINMENT // FOUNDER AND CEO OF KWL MANAGEMEN
SHAKIM COMPERE
CO-CEO / PRESIDENT OF FLAVOR UNIT
Watch the Throne
JAHA JOHNSON
MANAGER/BRAND STRATEGIST/ARTIST RELATIONS & DEVELOPMENT, REGULAR HOLDINGS
JAMES CRUZ
CEO, CRUZ CONTROL MARKETING // MANAGER, SEAN COMBS
KEI HENDERSON
CEO & LEAD STRATEGIST, KING ME COLLECTIVE
LEIGHTON “LAKE” MORRISON
CEO OF LAKE SHOW MANAGEMENT // PARTNER, GENERATION NOW
MIKAEL MOORE
MANAGER TO JANELLE MONAE
MONICA PAYNE
EVP OF TALENT MANAGEMENT, ARTISTRY WORLDWIDE MANAGEMENT LLC
Fuck A&R: I Can Do It All MYSELF!
BROOKLYN JOHNNY
CEO OF 6HUNDRED ENTERTAINMENT/DEF JAM // CO-OWNER OF CONCRETE ENT.
DARRALE JONES
CO-OWNER & COO OF CONCRETE ENT. / THE GLUEMEN AGENCY
KAWAN “KP” PRATHER
HEAD OF MUSIC AT i am OTHER
ORLANDO WHARTONBERG
VP OF A&R AT ATLANTIC // VP OF A&R AT WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC INC.
RYAN PRESS
CO-HEAD OF A&R AT WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC INC.
I’ll Make You Famous
ALICIA QUARLES
JOURNALIST, TV PERSONALITY AND CEO OF ALICIA QUARLES LLC
CINDI BERGER
CEO OF PMK
COURTNEY LOWERY
VICE PRESIDENT OF PUBLICITY, EPIC RECORDS
NATHALIE MOAR
EVP, HEAD OF COMMUNICATIONS, COMBS ENTERPRISES
PHYLICIA FANT
SVP OF PR AT WARNER
VANESSA ANDERSON
OWNER, AM PR GROUP
YVETTE NOEL-SCHURE
EVP OF MEDIA AT SCHURE MEDIA GROUP
It's a Vibe
DETAIL
GRAMMY AWARD WINNING PRODUCER
ERNEST “TUO” CLARK
SVP OF A&R AT DEF JAM RECORDINGS, DA INTERNZ
LASHAWN DANIELS
GRAMMY AWARD WINNING SONGWRITER/RECORD EXECUTIVE, WORK MUSIC GROUP
MARCOS “KOSINE” PALAICOS
PRODUCER, DA INTERNZ
MURDA BEATZ
PRODUCER
NEKESA MUMBI MOODY
GLOBAL ENTERTAINMENT & LIFESTYLE EDITOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
PUSHA T
ARTIST & PRESIDENT OF G.O.O.D. MUSIC
TEDDY RILEY
GRAMMY AWARD WINNING SINGER-SONGWRITER, PRODUCER
Hip Hop VS. Trump
DATWON THOMAS
EDITOR IN CHIEF, VIBE
JEFF JOHNSON
CEO, JIJ COMMUNICATIONS
KAREN CIVIL
AUTHOR, MEDIA MAVEN, BRAND CURATOR
ROB KENNER
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, MASS APPEAL
SHAHEEM REID
HOST // WRITER // PRODUCER, REVOLT TV
VANESSA SATTEN
EDITOR IN CHIEF, XXL
I AM the Record Company – Going Indie
ARNOLD TAYLOR
OWNER/CEO, SOUTH COAST MKTG // CEO, SOUTH COAST MUSIC GROUP
FUZZY WEST
GM, PRIORITY DISTRIBUTION
GHAZI SHAMI
FOUNDER AND CEO OF EMPIRE
OGDEN PAYNE
CONTRIBUTING WRITER AT FORBES
TED LUCAS
FOUNDER AND CEO, SLIP-N-SLIDE RECORDS
The Hustle is Real: Presented by White Famous on SHOWTIME
EMMANUEL HUDSON
PRODUCER/CONTENT CREATOR, EP HUDSON
JUSTINE SKYE
RECORDING ARTIST/SINGER/SONGWRITER, ROC NATION
MACK WILDS
ARTIST/ACTOR, THE 95 PERCENT
Atlantic Records Presents 1633:
JOI BROWN
SVP OF MARKETING AND BRAND PARTNERSHIPS, ATLANTIC RECORDS
JORDAN CHALMERS
LIFESTYLE & INFLUENCER MARKETING MANAGER, ATLANTIC RECORDS
JULIETTE JONES
EVP OF URBAN PROMOTIONS, ATLANTIC RECORDS
LANRE GABA
HEAD OF URBAN A&R OPERATIONS, ATLANTIC RECORDS
MARSHA ST. HUBERT
SVP OF URBAN MARKETING, ATLANTIC RECORDS
SYDNEY MARGETSON
VP OF PUBLICITY, ATLANTIC RECORDS
The Power of the Playlist
AMBER GRIMES
SR. MANAGER, URBAN AT SPOTIFY
DJ NABS
DJ/RADIO PERSONALITY, RADIO ONE/BOOM 102.9
ED LOVER
RADIO PERSONALITY
ELLIOTT WILSON
EDITORIAL DIRECTOR, CULTURE & CONTENT, HIP HOP
JEFF ZUCHOWSKI
VICE PRESIDENT OF INDUSTRY RELATIONS AND ARTIST MARKETING, PANDORA
JUSTIN BOLAND
HEAD OF HIP-HOP AND R&B PROGRAMMING AT PANDORA
ADELLE PLATON
EDITOR OF CULTURE AND CONTENT, TIDAL
TUMA BASA
GLOBAL PROGRAMMING HEAD FOR HIP HOP AT SPOTIFY
BE HEARD Judges
ANDRE HARRELL
VICE CHAIRMAN, REVOLT MEDIA & TV
DA INTERNZ
MULTI-GRAMMY NOMINATED HIT PRODUCTION DUO
DARRALE JONES
CO-OWNER & COO OF CONCRETE ENT. / THE GLUEMEN AGENCY
DETAIL
GRAMMY AWARD WINNING PRODUCER
FUZZY WEST
GM, PRIORITY DISTRIBUTION
KAWAN “KP” PRATHER
HEAD OF MUSIC AT i am OTHER
MURDA BEATZ
PRODUCER
ROCCSTAR
ARTIST // SONGWRITER // PRODUCER
RYAN PRESS
CO-HEAD OF A&R AT WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC INC.
THE DREAM
GRAMMY AWARD WINNING SONGWRITER/PRODUCER/ARTIST
OCT 12-15
MIAMI, FL