A&R Consultant "IAN BURKE" will be speaking on the panel!!! For ya'll that don't know "Ian Burke" was the one who discovered the mega group "TLC" and introduced them to "Pebbles"
A&R Consultant, included Arrested Development (Chrysalis/EMI), TLC and Outkast (LaFace/Arista), Kris- Kross (Ruff House/Columbia), Xscape (SoSoDef), Sole` (Dreamworks), Debra Killings (Verity/Jive) and Blaque (Track Masters/Columbia), the 3 McClain Girls.
Burke managed songwriters/ producers, Brandon & Brian Casey, better known as the "twins" in the multi-platinum R&B group Jagged Edge. Burke also served as A&R Director of their current imprint, 581 Music Group. The second venture was Drift City Records, a start-up indie label, in which Burke was the President.
South East Director of A&R, for Elektra Records (part of the WEA Corp.), where he focused on music quality over song quantity. Burke's stint at Elektra included signing the teen R&B group Mista, which featured a young Bobby Valentino, and super producer and current chart-topping Akon. While there, he also helped introduce the world to one of Atlanta's signature genres, "Bass Music," by picking up the independent single, "Bankhead Bounce," by Diamond & D-Rock (half of the crunk duo, the Ying-Yang twins). And so much more!!!!
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Super Mega Producer "Dame Grease" Will Be Speaking On The Panel