Hit-Boy and James Fauntleroy Named Co-Executive Producers and Songwriters for Kingship

Grammy-winning songwriters-producers Hit Boy and James Fauntleroy signed on as co-executive producers and sound design team for “supergroup NFT” Royalty. Together, the duo will work with Kingship’s “mutant DJ and producer” Arnell to oversee the band’s musical direction and sound.

“I’m always looking to push things forward musically,” said Hit-Boy, who has worked with Beyonce, Rihanna, Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West and many more, “and this is a great opportunity to do something new in the web3 space Fauntleroy, who has collaborated with Beyonce, Rihanna, Drake, Nipsey Hussle and others, added, “It’s so exciting to be a part of something historic and exciting. As a big nerd and music fanatic, I can’t wait to see what comes from the intersection of web3 collectors/creatives and the entertainment creative community.

“I am extremely grateful that Hit-Boy and James Fauntleroy, two of the most influential and creative geniuses in the entire industry, have come together to develop the music and sound of Kingship,” said 22:22 manager Celine Joshua. , to which the group is signed.

+ Digital music company based in Paris To believe named Beatrice Dumurger as COO, the company announced on Monday. According to the announcement, in this newly created role, she “will lead the end-to-end execution of Believe while being a critical contributor to the group’s overall strategy.” She was previously CEO of BNP Paribas Personal Investors, then COO of BlaBlaCar and senior advisor at BlackFin Capital Partners.

Founder and CEO of Believe, Denis Ladegaillerie, said: “I am delighted to welcome Béatrice to our ranks as the new COO of Believe, as I am convinced that her expertise in digital transformation and business development, as well as and its leadership, are the ideal solution to support Believe in this next phase of growth and to ensure that our teams are perfectly equipped to best support our artists and labels while respecting our values ​​of respect, fairness and transparency. .

+ Quality Control’s QC Media Holdings named an Atlanta native Brandon Farmer partner to his Management of solid foundations. He started his career working with Justin Bieber, then founded B. Farmer Management, where he worked with Latto, Jeremiah, Kelly Rowland, Sevyn Streeter and Rotimi.

“Brandon is a perfect fit for Solid Foundation. He fights for his clients and has a real impact on their careers, and that’s the kind of energy we’re looking for,” said Solid Foundation President Simone Mitchell.

+ iHeartMedia named Uta Knablein as the company’s new product manager for iHeartRadio. She previously served as iHeartMedia’s Executive Vice President for iHeartRadio Featured Products and User Experience; before joining the company in 2018, she held positions at Nickelodeon Digital, Outbrain, JPMorgan and CNBC. In his new role, Knablein will report directly to Conal Byrne, CEO of iHeartMedia Digital Audio Group.

“At iHeartMedia, we are committed to innovation and being at the forefront of this rapidly changing industry,” said Byrne. “Since joining the team, Uta has played a vital role in improving the user experience through groundbreaking products and features. With his decades of experience and shared values, he does no doubt she’s the right leader for our product team.As we look to the future, we’re excited to have Uta’s deep industry knowledge to keep us at the forefront.

+ sixth manwhich organizes cruises and festivals for Kiss, Jon Bon Jovi and many others, named Kristine Marshall and Bryce Carr Senior Directors of Event Development. Marshall will remain based in New York and Carr in Los Angeles. Marshall was previously an agent at ICM Partners and CAA; Carr has held positions at Rally.io, Fender Musical Instruments and Bandsintown.

“Sixthman is in strategic growth mode, both in the number of events we produce and in entertainment verticals,” said Vice President Jeff Cuellar. “Bringing Kristine Marshall and Bryce Carr to the Sixthman team will only allow us to continue to create new, more immersive destination events.”

+ Spiritual Music Group promoted Frank Rogers to the creative director. In this global role, Rogers, a multi-platinum producer and songwriter in addition to his executive positions, will oversee the company’s creative initiatives across all genres. He will also retain his CEO title, Spirit Music Nashville.

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