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Mondo.NYC Speaker

Jerry "Wonda" Duplessis

Producer

Jerry "Wonda" Duplessis is one of the most successful producers to emerge from the Hip-Hop era since the 1990s. With an illustrious career spanning over 25 years, he is renowned for his extensive discography including producing, songwriting, performing and composing. Wonda's strong musical foundation has paved the way for a renowned career in the industry, with a publishing catalogue of more than 300 titles and over 200 million copies sold, he has garnered 15 Grammy nominations and 3 Grammy awards. To date, he has composed a number of brilliant and well-received scores for documentaries and motion pictures. Jerry has traveled all over the world on tours, speaking engagements and as a music composer. His client list includes Justin Bieber, Wyclef Jean, Whitney Houston, Mary J Blige, Akon, Miguel, Santana, Tom Jones, Shakira and Estelle. Jerry is building the "Wonda Music" brand to blend his sonic sound into a new digital form keeping up with today’s evolving music world that includes more apps and technology.

A Conversation with John Loeffler, Rufus Wainwright & Jerry Wonda

John Loeffler of BMG will lead an animated conversation with Internationally recognized singer/songwriter/performer Rufus Wainwright and acclaimed Songwriter/Record Producer, Jerry "Wonda" Duplessis. They will explore the challenges of releasing music during the COVID pandemic as well as describe the different strategies for marketing indie-pop, R&B and hip hop in the era of social media and streaming platforms.