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Managers for Jessie Reyez, Alessia Cara Holding Webinar for Musicians – Variety



Because the coronavirus pandemic continues to alter the form of the music business as we all know it, executives are stepping ahead to share their perception and expertise within the Zoom webinars which might be quickly turning into part of lots of our lives.

By means of a digital music panel hosted by Eight Til Faint and curated by Mauricio Ruiz (Jessie Reyez / Mad Ruk), artists, followers and music business friends are invited to assemble on Monday April 6, to Ruiz and Melissa MacMaster (902HipHop – MGMT Quake Matthews) for a Q&A that may study the state of the business from the attitude of the artist supervisor.

The digital session will run from 7-8:30 p.m ET / 4-5:30 p.m. PT on the video conferencing app Zoom and is open to the general public -join the dialog by clicking here with ID quantity 486 649 415.


The checklist of panelists features a line-up of artist managers within the enterprise who will share their strategy to representing artists on the worldwide scale. The managers taking part on this panel provide a novel perspective in that they’ve ties to the Canadian leisure business, nevertheless, their insights will not be particular to anyone nation.

Particulars on this week’s panelists under — please word the biographical data was supplied to Selection by the organizers.

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Mauricio Ruiz- Eight Til Faint
MGMT Jessie Reyez

In 2008, Mauricio Ruiz co-founded Mad Ruk Leisure, considered one of North America’s main content material businesses specializing in business and music video manufacturing. Whereas empowering the careers of a few of Canada’s most notable administrators, the award-winning company has produced music movies for the likes of The Weeknd, Future, Celine Dion, Avicii, Jessie Reyez, Alessia Cara, Martin Garrix and Daniel Caesar amongst different globally famend acts.

In 2014, Mauricio started managing Jessie Reyez below his firm Eight Til Faint. The GRAMMY-nominated singer-songwriter has offered out a number of headlining exhibits and has collaborated with Eminem, Calvin Harris, Sam Smith and extra. Jessie launched her extremely anticipated debut album “Earlier than Love Got here To Kill Us” this spring.

Melissa MacMaster – 902HipHop
MGMT Quake Matthews

The corporate’s founder, Melissa MacMaster, has gained useful enterprise administration expertise from her earlier roles working in Atlantic, Canada’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and start-up neighborhood for over 7 years. Transferring her excessive caliber talent set to the music business and efficiently launching 902HipHop an artist administration and music licensing firm.

902HipHops experience has created unimaginable expertise by understanding the particular particular person wants of every artist they work with. Our main focus is creating one-of-a-kind alternatives each nationally and internationally to make sure that potential is maximized for every respective artist.


Byron Wilson – The 1851 Home
MGMT Jessie Reyez/ SonReal

Byron has been working within the music business for 11 years, his profession started by managing musical artists in 2009 below his personal administration firm 1851 Music Inc.. He has been managing Jessie Reyez for two years. Byron has been with Jessie by way of the discharge of her “Kiddo” EP, Four singles, and a Canadian Juno Award win. On a day-to-day foundation Byron plans, strategizes and executes Jessie Reyez’s content material releases and model methods alongside Island Data and BMG publishing. Along with these duties, he’s a useful member of Jessie’s touring occasion as he has toured North America with different artists corresponding to SonReal on an O2 visa. His information of reside present set-up and talent to handle the crew makes him an important member for the touring occasion.

Jordan Evans- Golden Youngster
MGMT Daniel Caesar/Charlotte Day Wilson

Jordan Evans is a Canadian file producer, songwriter and expertise supervisor from Toronto.Evans manages the careers of recording artists Charlotte Day Wilson and Daniel Caesar together with frequent collaborator Matthew Burnett, who each produced everything of Daniel Caesar’s award successful and critically acclaimed debut album, Freudian.

Matthew Burnett – Golden Youngster
MGMT Daniel Caesar/ Charlotte Day Wilson

Matthew Burnett is a Canadian file producer, musical director and supervisor from Toronto. He has additionally musically directed Daniel
Caesar, Charlotte Day Wilson, Jessie Reyez, Willow Smith and Queen Naija and at the moment manages each Caesar and Wilson alongside longtime music companion, Jordan Evans.

Sascha Stone Guttfreund-Rating Extra
MGMT Tory Lanez

Sascha Stone Guttfreund began producing live shows in 2009 and based ScoreMore Reveals at age 20, which was just lately acquired by LiveNation, and now serves because the President of the brand new three way partnership. Stone Guttfreund was extra just lately celebrated by Billboard Journal as a “40 below 40” honoree. Other than ScoreMore, Stone Guttfreund is the supervisor to multi-platinum and Grammy-nominated recording artist, Tory Lanez, who has had seven singles on the Billboard Sizzling 100 alongside a #1 debut on the rap albums chart.

Christina Cassaro -Valeo Arts Administration
MGMT Haviah Mighty

Christina Cassaro is an Artist Supervisor primarily based in Toronto, Canada. Christina began her artist administration profession on the iconic Canadian file label, Arts & Crafts (Damaged Social Scene, Fiest). It was there that she discovered the in’s and out’s of artist administration, laying the groundwork to finally be a part of Canadian administration firm, Valeo Arts Administration (VAM). At VAM, Christina has been a part of the administration staff for JUNO award-winning Indigenous musicians, A Tribe Known as Pink and Jeremy Dutcher, and manages breakout Canadian hip-hop artist, Haviah Mighty. Each Jeremy Dutcher and Haviah Mighty are recipients of the Polaris Music Prize, Canada’s high music award (2018 and 2019). The Valeo Arts Administration roster consists of artists: A Tribe Known as Pink, Jeremy Dutcher, Haviah Mighty, Jean-Michel Blais, Mah Moud, Leif Vollebekk, and Fleurie.

Cory Litwin- 2wenty 2wenty Music
MGMT MurdaBeatz

Cory Litwin is among the music business’s most profitable, revered and bold artist managers, an empire-builder who groomed his fellow Canadian Murda Beatz from small-town upstart to the world’s high mega-hitmaker. His collaboration with Murda is simply the beginning of the multi-faceted empire Cory is constructing, utilizing private relationships to forge partnerships – all a part of a private philosophy that you’re your individual finest asset.

Tyler Henry- Henry Bros Leisure

Tyler Henry joined Drake’s 2013 ‘Would You Like a Tour?’ as an assistant tour supervisor, the tour would lead him to spearhead enterprise operations for the genre-bending PARTYNEXTDOOR, considered one of music’s most fun artists and songwriters. Tyler walked FTS by way of his trajectory, from school lessons to touring with the OVO camp and past.

Chris Smith- 21 Leisure
MGMT Alessia Cara

Leisure entrepreneur Chris Smith is the visionary behind a number of the leisure industries largest names of the previous decade. Smith has efficiently helped to form the careers of over 7 platinum careers and a number of other international superstars together with Alessia Cara,Nelly Furtado, Fefe Dobson, Kat Dahlia and Tamia to call only a few. With a profession spanning practically 2 many years, Smith has remained one of the crucial wanted and valued leisure managers inside the business.

Milan Ackerman- M-Pack Leisure Inc.

In 2014, Ackerman found Russ on SoundCloud and began constructing a friendship and dealing relationship with him. Since then Milan has been capable of create one of the crucial profitable unbiased administration firms in music. Milan actually understands the worth of digital advertising and applies new faculty strategies to his conventional administration fashion.

Laurie Lee-Wednesday Administration Inc.
MGMT Ralph

Laurie Lee began her profession off in London, UK as an A&R Scout for Virgin/ EMI Data till she returned again to Canada to work as an A&R at Common Music Canada. In 2016, Laurie launched her personal artist administration firm ‘Wednesday Administration Inc.’, she at the moment represents Ralph, Garçons, GRAE & Alex Porat.

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