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Mondo.NYC Speaker

GENIUS

CEO, Mixtape Monopoly

GENIUS is a Jamaican-born and Atlanta-raised disc jockey. Over the past few years, Genius has evolved as one of the elite music curators in the Atlanta hip hop scene. helping break major artists such as 2 Chainz, Migos, and business partner K Camp.

Today GENIUS is currently the CEO of Mixtape Monopoly, an urban digital distribution, marketing and management firm, and Operations Manager at RARE Sound. While serving in these roles, GENIUS has also managed to build a music career by independently distributing his own musical work, which has acquired millions of streams and views.

Modern Management Models Presented by Music Managers Forum - US

Artist management, and the role management plays in an artist's business and career, has been evolving with the industry. Changes in monetization and promotional structures are altering the demands of day-to-day and long-term strategy, and a manager's role as a type of CEO of an artist's company has shifted.

This panel will analyze the structure and function of management teams and discuss changing methods, innovations, and strategic activity. We'll explore the ways managers are working across marketing, distribution, live streaming and other verticals, as well as garnering and deploying investment, to address today's environment.