PANELISTS

INVITED A&R EXECUTIVES FOR THE 2013 A&R POWER SUMMIT

Riggs Morales – VP of A&R for Atlantic Records. Former VP of A&R of Shady Records

Riggs Morales,VP of A&R of Atlantic Records. He was the Senior Director of A&R for Shady Records. Home to Eminem, 50 Cent, SlaughterHouse and Yelawolf. His background includes working with artists such as Eminem, 50 Cent and Cypress Hill and producers such as Dr. Dre, The Neptunes and the Alchemist to name a few. He’s currently looking for production. And Mr. Morales is also looking for an unique artist who’s a lyricist and who knows how to make big records.

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Eric Beasley – Director of Urban A&R for Asylum Records/WEA

Eric Beasley, Director of Urban A&R for Asylum Records in New York City. He’s worked with artists such as Dr. Dre, 50 Cent, Cam’ Ron, Jim Jones, Dipset, and pretty much everybody in the game. At Asylum Records they focus on Hip Hop. They have artists on the label such as Gucci Mane, Scarface, Paul Wall, Waka Flacka, Lil’ Boosie, Webbie, Shorty Low, Dipset, Bun B, DJ Drama, Max Wonder and producer 9th Wonder just to new a few. Right now Asylum is definitely looking for new talent and production..

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Geter K – VP of Maybach Music Group

Maybach Music Group is a record label founded by Rap superstar Rick Ross. Geter K is a senior executive with Maybach Music and he has worked with Rick Ross, Triple C’s, Torch, Wale etc. Geter K is looking for hot new original artists and producers.

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Yaasiel “Success” Davis – A&R of Atlantic Records

“Success”, A&R of Atlantic Records is making major moves in the music industry. After brokering multimillion dollar publishing deals and placing beats on some of rap music’s biggest selling albums, “Success” is indirectly responsible for the sales of over 2.5 million records. He is also one of the principals of SELF MADE CELEBRITY ENTERTAINMENT with Atlantic Recording artists “Phreshy” under their direction. Success is currently scouting for hot new artists and producers.

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Octavius Crouch – A&R of Universal Records

Having a vast knowledge of the music and entertainment industry is essential. Mr. Crouch has diversified that knowledge in music promotion, production and artist development within the Island Def Jam Music Group and Universal Motown Records. Now an A&R at Universal Records, Mr. Crouch has worked alongside various artist including Chamillionaire, JoJo, Lil Wayne, Prince, India Arie and most recently the Taxi Dolls. Mr. Crouch is currently scouting for new talent and seeking production for Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, and others.

Tony G – A&R of G-Unit Records

Tony G., A&R for G-Unit Records has proven that dedication and hard work are the main ingredients for success. He has worked on projects with notable