THE WEBINA&R SESSIONS
THE WEBINA&R SESSIONS
Eddie Blackmon
THE WEBINA&R SESSIONS was created for A&R’s and other creative curators to gather and have transparent conversations and share their perspective on the current state of the music industry. || Curated by Eddie Blackmon || Follow on IG @WebinarSessions ||
EP 7 | THE WEBINA&R SESSIONS: The Mix (Pt 4)
|| May 27th 2020 || Chris Jones (Atlantic Records), Earl Johnson (ROC Nation), Erynn Hill (Capitol Records), Ray Daniels (Warner Records), Wallace Joseph (Warner Chappell) and Wardell Malloy (BMI) come together for a great A&R discussion and answer live questions from attendees. || Moderator: EDDIE BLACKMON || Video Available on YouTube || Follow on IG @WebinarSessions ||
Aug 26
1 hr 51 min
EP 6 | THE WEBINA&R SESSIONS: Ladies' Night!
|| May 20th 2020|| Classy. Bougie. Ratchet. Sassy. Moody. Nasty.  It's "Ladies' Night" and we've brought some of the most dynamic A&R's in the music business together to share their experiences on being a woman of color in a male dominated industry.  These bad ass women consist of Brandra Ringo (Warner Chappell), Dominique Maldonado (Warner Records), Jennifer Drake (Sony/ATV), Latoya Lee (Atlas Music Publishing), Nicole Plantin (Rostrum Records), Nikisha Bailey (APG), Sammye-Ruth Scott (Atlantic Records) and Tiffany Kumar (Beat House). || Moderator: EDDIE BLACKMON || Video Available on Youtube || Follow on IG @WebinarSessions ||
Aug 5
1 hr 44 min
EP 5 | THE WEBINA&R SESSIONS: Jamla Records & The Soul Council
|| May 13th 2020 || In celebration of 10 years of Jamla Records & The Soul Council, 9th Wonder and his squad consisting of Ka$h (Jamla President/ Soul Council Producer), Tia Watlington (Jamla Vice President), E Jones (Jamla Director of A&R/ Soul Council Producer), Eric G (Soul Council Producer), Heather Victoria (Jamla Artist), Khrysis (Soul Council Producer) and Rapsody (Jamla Artist) discuss the origins of both entities, reminisce on how everyone connected and the importance of having a strong team. || Moderator: EDDIE BLACKMON || Video Available on YouTube || Follow on IG @WebinarSessions ||
Jul 29
1 hr 23 min
EP 4 | THE WEBINA&R SESSIONS: Music Publishing & PRO's
|| May 6th 2020 || During this session the discussion centers around the intricacies of Music Publishing & Performance Rights Organizations (PRO's) with Catherine Brewton (BMI), Sean Glover (SoundExchange), Tab Nkhereanye (BMG), Ian Holder (Sony/ATV), Byron Wright (Epic Records) & Kobie Brown (Sony Music). The panelists also answer live questions from attendees. || Moderator: EDDIE BLACKMON || Video Available on YouTube || Follow on IG @WebinarSessions ||
Jul 22
1 hr 53 min
EP 3 | THE WEBINA&R SESSIONS: The Mix (Pt 3)
|| April 29th 2020 || Lanre Gaba (Atlantic Records), Jean Nelson (Blueprint/ Maverick), Bobby Fisher (EMPIRE), Archie Davis (RCA Records), Ari Gelaw (UMPG) & Ray Daniels (Warner Records) come together for a great A&R discussion and answer live questions from attendees. || Moderator: EDDIE BLACKMON || Video Available on YouTube || Follow on IG @WebinarSessions ||
Jul 15
1 hr 46 min
EP 9 | THE WEBINA&R SESSIONS: Another Perspective...
|| June 24th 2020 || Brock Korsan (SVP A&R, Warner Records), Sascha Stone Guttfreund (ScoreMore / Manager, Tory Lanez), Terri Thomas (Operations Manager, Radio One Houston), Rory Farrell (The Joe Budden Podcast), Sam Watters (Entrepreneur / Manager, Lucky Daye) and Geoff " Geespin" Gamere (Program Director, SiriusXM), who have all achieved success operating in the "Urban" landscape, come together to discuss their perspective on the term and its effect in their respective medium and pop culture. || Moderator: EDDIE BLACKMON || Video Available on YouTube || Follow on IG @WebinarSessions ||
Jul 8
1 hr 8 min
EP 8 | THE WEBINA&R SESSIONS: An OG's Perspective...
|| June 10th 2020|| Entrepreneurs Christopher Hicks, Dion "No ID" Wilson, Kyambo "Hip-Hop" Joshua and Michael "Sha Money XL" Clervoix discuss their experiences in the music business and offer perspective to the next generation of black executives. || Moderator: EDDIE BLACKMON || Video Available on YouTube || Follow on IG @WebinarSessions ||
Jul 1
1 hr 59 min
EP 2 | THE WEBINA&R SESSIONS: The Mix (Pt 2)
|| April 17th 2020 || Yaasiel "Success" Davis (Atlantic Records), Tab Nkhereanye (BMG), Noah Preston (Def Jam), Tina Davis (EMPIRE), Derrick Aroh (RCA Records) & Ray Daniels (Warner Records) come together for a great A&R discussion and answer live questions from attendees. || Moderator: EDDIE BLACKMON || Video Available on YouTube || Follow on IG @WebinarSessions ||
Jun 23
1 hr 34 min
EP 1 | THE WEBINA&R SESSIONS: The Mix
|| April 1st 2020 || On the inaugural session, A&R's from both major and independent labels along with distribution companies, came together to discuss various topics including artist & repertoire vs. analytics & research, the importance of artist development and the challenges with creating a "superstar" in the streaming/ data era.  Participants include Dallas Martin (Atlantic Records), Serge Durand (Caroline), Chelsea Blythe (Columbia Records), Tuo Clark (Def Jam), Delante Murphy (EMPIRE), Ericka Coulter (Epic Records), Jaha Johnson (HITCO), Jermi Thomas (Island Records), Shawn Barron (Motown Records/ Capitol), Adonis Sutherlin (RCA Records), Law (Roc Nation), Norva Denton (Warner Records) & Selim Bouab (300 Entertainment). *Please forgive audio quality as there were technical difficulties while recording* || Video Available on YouTube || Follow on IG @WebinarSessions ||
Jun 4
1 hr 31 min