WME Hires Dru Bass Fader Label Launches Management Division

Dru Bass has joined William Morris Endeavor as a tunes crossover agent in hip hop and R&B, it was declared today by Kirk Sommer and Lucy Dickins, co-heads, worldwide new music, WME. Bass joins the agency from UTA, the place he represented this sort of artists as Younger Thug, Tierra Whack, Issa Rae’s new music company RAEDIO, Emmy-nominated composer Amanda Jones, Harvey Mason Jr., Princess Nokia, Burna Boy, Lil Wayne, Michelle Williams, and Lauryn Hill. He crossed quite a few of these songs shoppers into movie and tv. Prior to UTA, Bass worked for 3 decades at CAA in the audio crossover office, and has also held posts at Universal Motown, RCA/Jive Records and iHeart Radio.

+ Fader Label, which is savoring results with Clairo, Slayyyter, Lewis Del Mar and others, has formally introduced its new management division. Its artists incorporate Shallou, James Ivy, Del Water Gap and Mcamp.

Jon Cohen, who co-established Fader with Rob Stone, states, “Fader Administration is a pure evolution of the artist improvement we give via all of the solutions Cornerstone [their marketing company] and Fader present. Management allows us to use the infrastructure across our providers to enjoy a even larger role in assisting artists develop and execute the right strategy and establish remarkable innovative.”

Stone states, “The Fader has usually been about the ‘creator first’ in songs, movie, reside activities, podcasts and collaborations. Now with our management division, we’re equipped to actually partner with greatest-in-class musicians to develop their visions and inspire audiences throughout the world.”

+ Prescription Songs has inked a offer with Los Angeles-dependent producer Derelle Rideout. The signing, a joint venture with Bizness Boi/BBMG, was introduced nowadays by Rhea Pasricha, Prescription Songs’s head of A&R, West Coastline. Rideout has worked with Kevin Gates, Lil Uzi Vert, Saweetie, Quavo, Gucci Mane, Kodak Black and Flo Milli.

“I’m ecstatic and more than obliged to have signed to Prescription Tracks & BBMG,” Rideout claims. “Bizness Boi, his manager James Supreme, Eddie and Rhea are quite real persons that I’m appreciative of doing work closer with. I believe that we’ll experience a lot good results together.”

+ BBR New music Team has promoted Matthew Holmberg to the label group’s director of advertising. Reporting to SVP JoJamie Hahr,  he will manage tasks for the label group’s roster of artists including Jason Aldean, Chase Rice, Dustin Lynch, Elvie Shane, Jelly Roll, King Calaway, Kolby Cooper, Lainey Wilson and a lot more.

“Matthew is the fantastic match for this role,” claims Hahr. “His enthusiasm, creativeness and awareness to detail is unmatched. He is so cherished by our artists and their teams, and we are so thrilled to have him dig in!”